Green Ice

Author: Raoul Whitfield
Publisher: Overamstel Uitgevers
ISBN: 9049980244
Size: 41.97 MB
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In this Golden Age noir classic, a falsely convicted man is released from prison only to find he’s being framed for multiple murders In the 1930s, when pulp magazines like Black Mask reigned and noir fiction was in its heyday, mystery author Raoul Whitfield ranked with Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler as one of the genre’s heavy hitters. Widely acknowledged by those in the know as a pioneer of hard-boiled detective fiction, Whitfield wrote action-packed tales of murder and mayhem that noir aficionados adored. His debut novel, Green Ice, is considered by many to be his masterpiece. Mal Ourney has spent the last two years in Sing Sing for a crime he didn’t commit, taking the rap for a lady friend whose carelessness behind the wheel resulted in someone else’s death. Always a champion of the underdog, Mal has done his time quietly and without complaint while lending a sympathetic ear to the small timers who were unwittingly led into a life of crime by big-time, low-life gangsters. Now that he’s a free man, Mal’s got a plan to make the big guys pay. But he’s barely stepped through the prison gates when people in his life start dying, beginning with his ex-girlfriend. It seems someone is determined to frame Mal Ourney, and it has to do with a missing cache of priceless emeralds. Now the innocent ex-con will have to do some fancy footwork if he hopes to sidestep the electric chair. This ebook includes an introduction by Boris Dralyuk.

Green Ice

Author: Simone Abram
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137587369
Size: 27.41 MB
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This book presents lively case studies of tourism developments in the European High North from diverse perspectives. It compares views of the changing political ecology of a fragile region shaped by climatic and cultural factors. In exploring the mutual relations between new developments in Arctic travel narratives and tourism practices. Green Ice: Tourism Ecologies in the European High North pays particular attention to the changing discourses that produce, and are in turn produced by, encounters between contemporary Arctic peoples and territories. Questions of gender and nationality are considered alongside a comparison of texts and practices in different languages, examining the politics of language and its significant role in tourism. This title pays attention to the changing symbolic value of Arctic discourses in environmental movements, in order to consider the close connections between global forms of environmentalist discourse and action and local cultural responses. An engaging and timely work, this book will be of great interest to scholars of Geography, Anthropology, and Arctic Tourism.

Green Ice

Author: M R Rose
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1905886365
Size: 29.47 MB
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Three friends befriend Ice, an alien life form who is on a dangerous mission to Earth. He must be reunited with his friends before he runs out of energy, but this is a perilous mission ...not least because there are armed agents hot on their trail who are determined to stop Ice from reaching his destination. This gripping contemporary adventure will appeal to children aged 10-14.

Green Ice

Author: Gerald A. Browne
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453220909
Size: 72.82 MB
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In New York Times–bestselling author Gerald A. Browne’s riveting thriller, a down-on-his-luck American makes one last gamble to reap a fortune in the Colombian emerald business After years of stultifying office work, Joseph Wiley will try anything to get rich in a hurry. He’s hustled all kinds of products, but each venture has left him deeper in debt, chained tighter to his office desk. When his latest moneymaker goes up in smoke, Wiley doesn’t even bother to quit his job. He takes every cent he has to the airport and flies south, landing in Colombia, where he will make his millions—or lose his life. In the mountains of Colombia, even an amateur can make a mint digging for emeralds, but an all-powerful syndicate, the Concession, controls the gems. Wiley and his new partner, heiress Lillian Holbrook, play a dangerous, double-crossing game with the Concession and its watchdogs because, for different reasons, they’re both willing to risk everything for the brilliant green stones.

Green Beans And Ice Cream

Author: Bill Sims Jr.
Publisher: Greenbean Leadership
ISBN: 9780986021305
Size: 72.54 MB
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Green Beans and Ice Cream? At first glance, they don't sound like they go together. But this groundbreaking new book from author Bill Sims, Jr. shows you how the two will combine for your favorite recipe by the first paragraph. It will change forever the way you deal with your family, customers, coworkers, students, and yes, even your spouse! In Bill's thirty year history, he has helped design more than one thousand behavior change systems that have produced tremendous gains in performance and profits at America's top companies including Disney, Coca-Cola, McDonald's, General Motors, and Dupont. Hidden in this book you will find Bill's "secret sauce," and the recipe for rapid, sustainable behavior change and engagement--Positive Reinforcement (PR+) The book explains why positive reinforcement is one of the most powerful forces on the planet. Use it wisely, and performance moves off the chart. Use it poorly, and the results can be disastrous. Green Beans & Ice Cream analyzes over 100 years of research in the field of human behavioral science, and compares it to "real world, in the trenches" true stories that Sims recounts. It points out clearly that the thing we need the most, is the thing we often receive the least-positive reinforcement and feedback from those around us. Using the techniques outlined in this book, you can master the remarkable power of positive reinforcement, and make a real difference in the world around you. This book is for everyone who must lead others. Whether in the family, the school, or the workplace, it is a "must read" for anyone who wants to improve the performance of their team. With this first book, Sims has dropped a stone in the still pond of leadership. The waves will only get bigger.

Green Ice

Author: Jane Ritzenthaler
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781537609713
Size: 17.93 MB
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When it happened the third night in a row, she knew it couldn't be a dream. As Andrea awoke at 3:00 A.M. in a cold sweat with her heart pounding, she remembered the images that had been thrust into her sleep: her twin sister, Alicia, sitting at a rough wooden table in some sort of stone room, calling her name. Like most identical twins, they had been extremely close while growing up, sharing similar likes and dislikes, and taking for granted that unique kind of communication they had. But how did she explain what was happening now? Because Alicia, along with their father, had been dead for over five months, killed in an explosion and fire in the chemistry lab at the National University in Medellin. Follow Andrea as she gets swept into the intrigue of Colombia's emerald barons and Pre-Columbian art.

Ice

Author: Ice-T
Publisher: One World
ISBN: 0345523296
Size: 10.96 MB
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The Grammy Award-winning hip-hop and television star shares the story of his early life, marked by the deaths of his parents, his involvement in gangs and the single-minded work ethic that enabled his rise to international fame. Reprint.