Jane Doe No More

Author: M. William Phelps
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762788402
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Jane Doe No More from the Author: M. William Phelps. In 1993, Donna Palomba was raped by a masked assailant in her own home. Yet, her story is more than a victim’s tale of physical and emotional recovery. It is a story of one woman’s hunt for justice while fending off attacks by institutions designed to defend and protect her—the police department, the local government, and a community clinging to an outrageous claim that Donna had invented the crime to cover up a sexual affair. From the night of the attack, the botched crime scene investigation, and the abuse as authorities attempted to close the case by discrediting her, Donna was left as a victim with no name and no identity. Meanwhile, there was one courageous detective, later to become chief of police, who broke a cops’ code of silence in the name of justice. As they fought on, a legal battle ensued after the Waterbury Police Department—now with media support—refused to let go of its allegations against her and admit wrongdoing. Finally, after eleven years of struggle, Donna learned the identity of her attacker from the chief of police, who explained that the DNA from the rape kit taken a decade ago had turned up a shocking match. In 2007, Donna Palomba was the subject of a special two-hour Dateline episode about her case. Suddenly, she was Jane Doe no more, launching the Jane Doe No More organization and becoming a promoter of the rights of women and victims of sexual assault. With the help of crime investigator and author M. William Phelps, this is her story.

Author: Шарлотта Бронте
Publisher: Folio
ISBN: 9660324251
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from the Author: Шарлотта Бронте. Роман англійської письменниці Шарлотти Бронте (1816—1855) «Джен Ейр» — чарівна історія любові й обману. Джен Ейр, скромна, але горда і незалежна дівчинасирота, влаштовується гувернанткою в маєток містера Рочестера. Покохавши один одного, Джен і Рочестер збираються одружитися. Ставши нареченою свого коханого і відчувши небувале щастя, Джен зберігає самовладання і незалежність. Вона продовжує давати уроки його дочці і відхиляє розкішні подарунки нареченого. Але в день весілля відкривається страшна таємниця, що може назавжди зруйнувати мрії закоханих, і цілком змінює усе в їхньому житті...

No More Vietnams

Author: Richard Nixon
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476731780
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No More Vietnams from the Author: Richard Nixon. “He is just about the only American leader who ever did anything right in Vietnam.…Nixon makes a strong case.” —Chicago Tribune In his bestselling No More Vietnams, Richard Nixon analyzes America’s military involvement in Southeast Asia—including his own role as commander-in-chief from 1969 to 1974—and presciently calls for a new American approach to conflicts in the Third World.

Author: Льюїс К.С.
Publisher: Family Leisure Club
ISBN: 9661468737
Size: 39.89 MB
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from the Author: Льюїс К.С.. Владу в Нарнії захопили самозванці — облизян Круть і віслюк у левовій шкурі. Король Тіріан збирає відданих друзів на вирішальну битву. Єдині, хто може йому допомогти, це Юстас та Джил. Разом їм доведеться протистояти армії остроханців.

As Real As It Gets

Author: Carol Pogash
Publisher: Birch Lane Press
Size: 65.77 MB
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As Real As It Gets from the Author: Carol Pogash. Looks at people at San Francisco General who have had contact with AIDS, such as a nurse who got the disease from a needle prick, a doctor who developed a new treatment, and a surgeon who wanted her patients tested

Brothers No More

Author: William F. Buckley, Jr.
Publisher: Doubleday
ISBN: 0307803201
Size: 16.67 MB
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Brothers No More from the Author: William F. Buckley, Jr.. Bestselling author William F. Buckley, Jr., offers a terrific new novel—in the gloriously gripping tradition of Howard Fast, Irwin Shaw, and Jeffery Archer—of men and women caught between the force of history and the power of their own desires. Italy, 1944. Pfc. Danny O'Hara and Pfc. Henry Chafee are part of a regiment ordered to attack a German unit north of Rome. But at the critical moment, one young man's courage fails him. Court-martial and shame are averted only by the other's apparently valiant effort to cover for him. A complex lifelong bond is thus forged between two men who seem an unlikely match. Henry is the son of a widowed librarian, quiet, studious, devoted to his sister, Caroline. Danny is gregarious, charming, aglow with the glamour of wealth and privilege. He is also the President's grandson. Brothers No More is the sweeping story of the lives and times of these two men—one searching to redeem his courage and resolve, the other undone by his own ambition and greed—both spellbound by the devout and beautiful Caroline. From the European theater of World War II to the deadly jungles of Vietnam, from the verdant lawns of Yale to the glittering casinos of the French Riviera, from the intimate warmth of a suburban home to the most rarefied corridors of corporate power, Brothers No More spans continents and decades to touch on some of the most significant events in modern history. With the masterful storytelling power, sophisticated wit, and deft blend of fact and fiction that have won William F. Buckley, Jr., legions of devoted readers around the world, Brothers No More is an unforgettable novel of honor, betrayal, and faith.

Author: Энтони Дорр
Publisher: Family Leisure Club
ISBN: 9661499357
Size: 32.71 MB
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from the Author: Энтони Дорр.

Americans No More

Author: Georgia Anne Geyer
Publisher: Garrett County Press
ISBN: 1891053450
Size: 47.32 MB
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Americans No More from the Author: Georgia Anne Geyer. Veteran political columnist Georgie Anne Geyer explores, through exhaustive research and interviews, the controversy over illegal immigration and bilingualism.

Guarding Jane Doe

Author: Harper Allen
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1460350731
Size: 65.91 MB
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Guarding Jane Doe from the Author: Harper Allen. RENEGADE HEARTS If he hadn't received a letter from a dead woman who'd once saved his life, Quinn McGuire wouldn't have agreed to help a frightened Jane Doe to honor his unpaid debt. As her twenty-four-hour protector, this burned-out soldier for hire would go to the wall to save "Jane" from a madman who claimed she'd committed a heinous crime. When their joint investigation uncovered her past, Quinn thought convincing Jane she was innocent of cold-blooded murder would be his greatest challenge—but he was wrong! Finding the courage to love Jane was…

Come Again No More

Author: Jack Todd
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416598502
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Come Again No More from the Author: Jack Todd. During the Great Depression, Eli Paint and his granddaughter Emaline struggle with the hardships of the Dust Bowl, as well as a rift in their own relationship and Emaline's failing marriage to a womanizing prize-fighter.