Castles Of Sand

Author: Anne Mather
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1460347609
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Castles Of Sand from the Author: Anne Mather. The reunion was almost unbearable Ashley could hardly believe she was actually seeing her son. Circumstances had forced her to give him up at birth seven years earlier to her deceased husband's wealthy Arab family. Now the unexpected sight of Hussein with his uncle, Prince Alain, thoroughly shocked her. No longer was her son an image buried in Ashley's heart: he was there; he was real. And Alain was no longer a memory but as disturbing—and unforgiving—as ever. This time, Ashley resolved, I'm not going to lose either of them.

Castles In The Sand

Author: Michael Cameron Dempsey
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786477601
Size: 25.25 MB
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Castles In The Sand from the Author: Michael Cameron Dempsey. Abu Dhabi--an obscure Middle Eastern principality that happens to be the richest city in the world. This book tells the story of Abu Dhabi's ambitions to transform itself from a sleepy sheikhdom into a thriving international metropolis and a hub of business and leisure. It traces Abu Dhabi's boom years from 2009 to 2011 from the perspective of a Westerner working for the Urban Planning Council, the government agency that planned and coordinated all of the massive development activity. Castles in the Sand explores the drastic changes in Abu Dhabi's built environment, where entire islands are forested with skyscrapers and billions of dollars in infrastructure are spent on a whim--while recounting the disorienting experience of an outsider encountering a society in which foreigners outnumber locals nine to one and modernity clashes head-on with centuries of embedded tradition. General readers will find a broad introduction to Abu Dhabi, and architects and planners will gain a firsthand glimpse inside an unprecedented experiment in city-building.

Castles In The Sand

Author: Sally John
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
ISBN: 0736934839
Size: 32.36 MB
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Castles In The Sand from the Author: Sally John. When Kenzie Starr announces she is pregnant and that she and her boyfriend have no plans to marry, her parents' world comes to a screeching halt.

Castles In The Sand

Author: Jeffrey Shear
Publisher: Perigee
ISBN: 9780399505997
Size: 67.62 MB
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Castles In The Sand from the Author: Jeffrey Shear. A guide to building sandcastles includes complete instructions for the construction of replicas of the Colosseum, Eiffel Tower, White House, and Great Wall of China

Castles In The Sand

Author: Deborah Mboya
Publisher: Author House
ISBN: 9781468500141
Size: 40.68 MB
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Castles In The Sand from the Author: Deborah Mboya. Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves and Aladdin and His Magic Lamp travel across North Africa to find their good fortune, but stop in Libya. Imhotep meets a Pharaoh in Egypt and the mosquitoes bug Sudan.

Castles In The Sand

Author: Mark S. Foster
ISBN: 9780813018096
Size: 78.31 MB
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Castles In The Sand from the Author: Mark S. Foster. This illustrated biography of one of the most energetic, corporate builders of the early 20th century traces Fisher's transformation of the swampy, South Florida landscape into a luxurious urban locale.

Sand Castles

Author: Paul R. Gross
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781462800827
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Sand Castles from the Author: Paul R. Gross. Sand Castles: a collection of writings by Aline Dorothy Gross, who died of cancer, at age 24, in 1980. At that time she was a graduate student in biochemistry at Cornell. It includes diary entries, letters, reflections on contemporaries and culture, and poetry. Beginning at age 14, she was treated for Hodgkins disease, eventually with success; but in the end she died of treatment-induced cancer. Despite the catastrophe, she managed to become an honor student at Yale, a promising biochemist, an athlete, and a writer of growing sophistication and power. These selections, assembled by her father, tell the storyprimarily in her own eloquent words. It transcends the fate of one young woman: this story is about facing calamity with courage, wit, self-respect, and intelligence.

Castles Made Of Sand

Author: Andre Gerolymatos
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9781429913720
Size: 38.28 MB
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Castles Made Of Sand from the Author: Andre Gerolymatos. With roots in imperialism and the nineteenth-century mindset of the "Great Game," Western nations have waged an intricate spy game this past century to establish control over the Middle East, secure access to key resources and regions of commerce, and prevent the spread of Soviet communism into the region. From the Suez Canal to the former Ottoman Empire, British and American intelligence communities have conspired to topple regimes and initiate Muslim leaders as pawns in a geopolitical chess game fought against Marxist expansion. Yet while the Iron Curtain was doomed to fall near the end of the twentieth century, this pattern of tunnel vision has created a different monster. The resulting resurgence of Muslim radicalism, and the induction of Arabs and other Muslims into the dark arts of espionage and sabotage, have only served to fan the flames in an already incendiary region and deepen the tensions between the Middle East and the West today. An authority on international studies and the history of guerilla warfare, André Gerolymatos offers the contemporary reader insight into the intelligence game that is still waged internationally with lethal intent, and into the Middle Eastern terrorist networks that had evolved over the decades. In this definitive account of covert operations in the Middle East, the author brings to life the extraordinary men and women whose successes and failures have shaped relations, and he reveals how the explosive nature of the region today has direct roots in the history of American and Western intervention.

Sand Castles Seashores

Author: S.C. Harvey
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 9781426950858
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Sand Castles Seashores from the Author: S.C. Harvey. Twenty-five-year-old Madison Chase knows that her job as a tracker is to find dangerous men and turn them over to the proper authorities. She knows shes pretty good at her jobnot least because of the special powers and gifts she possesses. But theres a lot she doesnt know. She doesnt remember her early years, and she doesnt know who her parents are. These absences haunt her. Madisons special abilities attract the attention of one particular agency. After several tests of her skills, their interest in her takes a dark and sinister turn, opening the way for a journey of self-discovery and leading her to find the truth of her origin and the destiny she has yet to fulfill. Sand Castles and Seashores follows Madison as she meets both Will Matthews, a special operative, and Nicholas, an important person from her past. The trios lives become intertwined, weaving each person into the others destinies and creating an intense bond among them. In the end, what do you needand who do you lovewhen you come undone? How do you rise above the rubble of a broken spirit?