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The Emperor Of Lies

Author : Steve Sem-Sandberg
ISBN : 9780571275861
Genre : Fiction
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In February 1940, the Nazis established what would become the second largest Jewish ghetto in the Polish city of Lódz. Its chosen leader: Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski, a sixty-three-year-old Jewish businessman and orphanage director, and the elusive, authoritarian power sustaining the ghetto's very existence. From one of Scandinavia's most critically acclaimed and bestselling authors, The Emperor of Lies chronicles the tale of Rumkowski's monarchical rule over a quarter of a million Jews. Driven by a titanic ambition, he sought to transform the ghetto into a productive industrial complex and strove to make it - and himself - indispensable to the Nazi regime. Drawing on the chronicles of life in the Lódz ghetto, Steve Sem-Sandberg captures the full panorama of human resilience, and questions the nature of evil. He asks the most difficult questions: Was Rumkowski a ruthless opportunist, an accessory to the Nazi regime driven by a lust for power? Or was he a pragmatic strategist who managed to save Jewish lives through his collaboration policies?

The Emperor S New Clothes

Author : Dona Herweck Rice
ISBN : 9781433392368
Genre : Education
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This story tells about a vain and materialistic emperor while revealing the vast differences of our world. 24pp.

The Emperor S New Clothes Reader S Theater Script Fluency Lesson

Author : Dona Herweck Rice
ISBN : 9781425883072
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This reader's theater script builds fluency through oral reading. The creative script captures students' interest, so they will want to practice and perform. Included is a fluency lesson and approximate reading levels for the script roles.

P T Mudd In The Land Of Lies A Novel

Author : David Charnee
ISBN : 9780595463077
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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P.T. Mudd is a boy with an active imagination who loves to tell tall tales. But his wildest stories become reality when he discovers a magical stone that transports him to Muddlia, a land where he becomes the crown prince. There's only one problem: everyone in Muddlia believes everything they're told. So, they naturally believe P.T. when he tells them that he is the greatest hero in the world, and they also trust him when he says that the Ultimate Evil of the Universe, Blotto Ratspaw, is putting together an army on the edge of their fair land. Although the people of Muddlia have never known war, they follow P.T.'s advice to create their own army to save Muddlia from Ratspaw. Joined by new friends Chicki-Baby, a big blue talking chicken, and Belinda Bosh, a girl his own age who dreams of being a great champion, P.T. leads the trusting Muddlians off to war. As P.T. boldly leads his loyal subjects, things begin to go terribly wrong. Unexpectedly, P.T. and his army are fighting against a very real, very nasty enemy. Now, P.T. must make an awful choice. Will he save the innocent Muddlians, or think only of himself and escape back to home and safety?

Emperor Hirohito And The Pacific War

Author : Noriko Kawamura
ISBN : 9780295806310
Genre : History
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This reexamination of the controversial role Emperor Hirohito played during the Pacific War gives particular attention to the question: If the emperor could not stop Japan from going to war with the Allied Powers in 1941, why was he able to play a crucial role in ending the war in 1945? Drawing on previously unavailable primary sources, Noriko Kawamura traces Hirohito�s actions from the late 1920s to the end of the war, analyzing the role Hirohito played in Japan�s expansion. Emperor Hirohito emerges as a conflicted man who struggled throughout the war to deal with the undefined powers bestowed upon him as a monarch, often juggling the contradictory positions and irreconcilable differences advocated by his subordinates. Kawamura shows that he was by no means a pacifist, but neither did he favor the reckless wars advocated by Japan�s military leaders.

The Emperor Marcus Antoninus

Author : Marcus Aurelius (Emperor of Rome)
ISBN : OXFORD:400445444
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The Emperor Marcus Antoninus His Conversation With Himself

Author : Marcus Aurelius (Emperor of Rome)
ISBN : NYPL:33433022675718
Genre : Stoicism
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The Emperor S Blades

Author : Brian Staveley
ISBN : 9780230770423
Genre : Fiction
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The Emperor's Blades is the first novel in Brain Staveley's epic Chronicle of the Unhewn Throne series. The circle is closing. The stakes are high. And old truths will live again . . . The Emperor has been murdered, leaving the Annurian Empire in turmoil. Now his progeny must prepare to unmask a conspiracy. His son Valyn, training for the empire's deadliest fighting force, hears the news an ocean away. And after several 'accidents' and a dying soldier's warning, he realizes his life is also in danger. Yet before Valyn can act, he must survive the mercenaries' brutal final initiation. The Emperor's daughter, Minister Adare, hunts her father's murderer in the capital. Court politics can be fatal, but she needs justice. Lastly Kaden, heir to the empire, studies in a remote monastery. Here, the Blank God's disciples teach their harsh ways, which Kaden must master to unlock ancient powers. But when an imperial delegation arrives, has he learnt enough to keep him alive, as long-hidden powers make their move?

It S All Lies And That S The Truth

Author : Bernie Brillstein
ISBN : 1101218304
Genre : Fiction
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Legendary Hollywood supermanager and producer Bernie Brillstein reveals his collection of wisdom gleaned from his fifty years of insight, instinct, and experience in both business and life. An uncommon collection of common sense, The Little Stuff Matters Most delivers the hard and fast lessons of Brillstein’s unparalleled business experience in fifty pithy, wise, and completely entertaining essays. Brillstein, whose name is synonymous with some of the highest-profile Hollywood careers, shares these invaluable lessons in the clever, unfailingly honest, and inimitable tone for which he is known and loved. Memorable tips include: Know the difference between "hot" and "good" Only doctors and hookers need pagers Don’t pet the snakes Have an opinion, even it it’s wrong It’s all lies, and that’s the truth When your time has come, success will find you The stomachache—and other gastrointestinal warnings Each of the book’s fifty "Bernie-isms" is followed by refreshing commentary, peppered with colorful tales from Bernie’s career and clever drawings by acclaimed New Yorker cartoonist David Sipress. This book is the next best thing to having your own personal manager on call 24/7—without having to fork over 15 percent of your paycheck.

The Emperor S New Mind

Author : Roger Penrose
ISBN : 0192861980
Genre : Computers
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Winner of the Wolf Prize for his contribution to our understanding of the universe, Penrose takes on the question of whether artificial intelligence will ever approach the intricacy of the human mind. 144 illustrations.

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