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The Book Back from the Dead
The Author Bill Walton
The Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date2016-03-22
Genre Biography & Autobiography
Pages 336
ISBN 9781476716886
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: “An elegiac yet exuberant new memoir” (The New York Times Book Review)—Bill Walton’s New York Times bestselling memoir about his recovery from debilitating physical injury and how lessons from John Wooden at UCLA (and the music of the Grateful Dead) have inspired his darkest hours. In February 2008, Bill Walton suffered a spinal collapse so devastating he was unable to get up. It was the culmination of a lifetime of injury. Although Walton had played fourteen seasons in the NBA, he actually missed more games than he played during those years due to injury. From the time of his spinal collapse until his eventual recovery, he spent most of three years flat on the ground. The pain was excruciating, and he thought seriously about killing himself. But he survived, and Back from the Dead is the story of his injury and recovery, set in the context of his amazing athletic career. Walton grew up in southern California in the 1950s and was deeply influenced by the political and cultural upheavals of the 1960s. Although Walton identified strongly with the counterculture, especially in music, the greatest influence on him outside his family was Coach John Wooden, a thoughtful, precise mentor who seemed immune to the turmoil of the times. The two men would speak every day for forty-three years until Wooden’s death at age ninety-nine. John Wooden once said that no greatness ever came without sacrifice. In this “frequently stirring memoir…Walton’s love for life and the people and things in it—including his college coach, John Wooden—is infectious. You can’t stop reading, or rooting for the man” (Publishers Weekly). Back from the Dead shares his dramatic story, including his basketball and broadcasting careers, his many setbacks and rebounds, and his ultimate triumph as the toughest of champions. “[Walton] scores another basket—a deeply personal one.” (Kirkus Reviews)

The Book Back from the Dead
The Author Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr.
The Publisher McFarland
Release Date2011-06-13
Genre Performing Arts
Pages 252
ISBN 9780786487219
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: "George Romero's landmark film Night of the Living Dead formed the paradigm of modern zombie cinema. George Romero has created five more zombie films, and other directors have remade Romero's movies. This survey of those remakes examines ways in which the sociocultural contexts of different time periods are reflected by changes to the narrative of Romero's original versions"--Provided by publisher.

The Book Back from the Dead
The Author Peter Leonard
The Publisher Faber & Faber
Release Date2013-01-01
Genre Fiction
Pages 304
ISBN 9780571271597
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Bahamas, 1971, and Ernst Hess, missing presumed dead, regains consciousness to find himself stuck in a hospital bed on a strange ward in a foreign country... Back from the Dead pitches us and the gang - Harry, Cordell, Colette and Joyce - back into a desperate fight to the death, which moves from the Bahamas to Florida, and from Germany to the South of France, as their worst fear comes back to haunt them. Whip-smart, action packed and darkly funny, the second part of Peter Leonard's glorious two-hander packs some serious punch.

The Book Back from the Dead
The Author Patrick Lindsay
The Publisher Random House Australia
Release Date2003
Genre Bali Bombing, Kuta, Kuta, Indonesia, 2002
Pages 259
ISBN 9781740512695
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Saturday, October 12, 2002 was the day Australia changed forever.477.It was our 'September 11'. It was the bombing of Bali. Peter Hughes was the man whose blistered and swollen face we saw on television during the shocking first hours of the news coverage from Bali. He literally took our breath away when we heard him quietly tell rescuers he was okay and to help those worse off than him. Looking at him, we could see that he was badly injured himself. And indeed he was. Later, he lapsed into a month-long coma during which he died three times and had to be revived.477. BACK FROM THE DEAD is a gripping and personal account of the day terrorism cast its deadly shadow on Australia as told by the man who became the human face of the victims, a reluctant and accidental hero who did what he knew best: never give up hope. This is the unforgettable story of the unimaginable - the day we lost our innocence. It seemed in the aftermath of the tragedy that almost everyone knew one of the victims or knew someone who did. We are all connected somehow.477.It is also a testament to courage, mateship, and the remarkable resilience of the human spirit to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds.

The Book Back from the Dead
The Author Gerald W. Keucher
The Publisher Church Publishing, Inc.
Release Date2012
Genre Religion
Pages 140
ISBN 9780819228062
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Church management expert, Keucher, focuses in very practical terms on how to bring the right spirit, approach, and tactics to the work of bringing a congregation back from the edge of the abyss.

The Book Back from the Dead
The Author Carol Gorman
The Publisher Open Road Media
Release Date2014-08-05
Genre Young Adult Fiction
Pages 171
ISBN 9781453290682
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: After witnessing a murder, Julia is forced to keep quiet—until she receives a message from the dead boy and realizes she’s in even more danger than she suspected Julia reluctantly joins her cousin Nikki and her friends for a night of partying. Climbing into the hills, they spot Heath, a strange guy from school, and they chase him into a dilapidated cabin. Julia watches, horrified, as Nikki’s friends set fire to the old building and wait for Heath to run out in terror. He never appears, and the cabin burns to the ground. Julia knows she must go to the police. But Nikki and her friends threaten to kill Julia if she tells anybody what happened. But then Julia receives the note that changes everything: “You tried to kill me. For that you will die.”

The Book Back From The Dead
The Author Chris Petit
The Publisher Pan Macmillan
Release Date2011-08-19
Genre Fiction
Pages 352
ISBN 9781447210252
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: 'Did you close my eyes? Was it you who found me and was I still beautiful? . . . Or do you never think of me at all? And if you are thinking, "She can't come back," don't bet on it.' McMahon, an aging rock star, has started receiving letters - yearning, obsessive letters from a girl called Leah containing information that only she could know. But Leah is dead and has been for a long time, so who is writing the letters? Tough city cop Youselli is hired to track down the mystery of Leah, fighting resistance from McMahon himself who doesn't seem to want to remember and from others who seem to have reasons for wanting to forget. In no time he is drawn into a surreal world of crazy love and dangerous obsession. 'A chilling page turner' Time Out

The Book Back from Dead
The Author Anuj Dhar
The Publisher
Release Date2007
Genre Nationalists
Pages 400
ISBN 8170493145
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Back from the Dead
The Author Knox Mahlaba
The Publisher Trafford Publishing
Release Date2014-03
Genre Poetry
Pages 80
ISBN 9781490731995
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: "Back from the Dead: The Rising of an African Spirit" is a celebration of life, its different seasons, and the struggle to overcome. It is an anthology consisting of fifty poems; some poems are images of personal struggles, others visualize the celebration of love, and a few are odes to great leaders and historical reflections. The single message this book intends to transfer to the reader is that a sense of self-love and appreciation does a world of good. Throughout the book, references are made to Africa with the sole intention of encouraging people, Africans on the continent and across the Diaspora, to reflect on their rich identity, take responsibility for their self-concept, and to be proud of their heritage in order to inject a greater sense of self-worth and responsibility in their daily lives.

The Book Back From the Dead
The Author Jiahong He
The Publisher Penguin UK
Release Date2014-02-10
Genre Law
Pages 368
ISBN 9780857977625
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: In April 1994, the body of an unidentified woman is found in a local village pond. Suspicion falls on She Xianglin, the husband of a local woman reported missing months earlier. With such a high profile case in the balance and no other suspects, the police focus on the one thing that can clinch the case: a confession. She Xianglin is detained, convicted and imprisoned, and the case is closed with swift justice. But eleven years later when a mysterious woman claiming to be the wife of She Xianglin reappears, she sets into motion a series of events truly stranger than fiction.

The Book Clawed Back from the Dead
The Author John F. Rooney
The Publisher John F. Rooney
Release Date2008
Genre Fiction
Pages 248
ISBN 0975275690
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: A vicious killer is murdering the key people involved in the making of the movie "Nine Lives, Two Men," the true story of the battle between New York City detective Denny Delaney and the terrorist bomber Felix the Cat. It was Delaney who ushered Felix to his death in a Grand Central tunnel after Felix's terrorist rampage in the prequel to "Clawed" entitled "Nine Lives Too Many." Who is now spooking New York with these grisly homicides? If Denny didn't know better, he'd think it was his old nemesis Felix. The reader is in for some surprises as well as a roller-coaster ride as this thriller careens and caroms on its suspenseful track. The book revisits Denny's Manhattan and reacquaints readers with characters from the earlier book. There are humorous morsels in the story as well as grub for show biz junkies. Rooney has pulled out all the stops in this cliffhanger depicting a relentless murderer who is hell-bent on carrying out his personal vendetta on the cast and crew of a movie about terrorists.

The Book Back From the Dead
The Author Harvey L. Bailey
The Publisher
Release Date2014-03-23
Genre Fiction
Pages 85
ISBN 9781456621612
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The thrilling story of one man's journey to find peace. Detective Shane Donovan has lost everyone he loves. When his best friend is killed he is pushed to the edge. Shane seeks revenge against those responsible, years of special training has prepared him for this epic battle. Shane soon learns he must battle more than those who killed his friend as he starts to lose his mind, he realize he is in the battle of his life. Suffering from depression and having all but lost his will to live Shane is only concerned with getting revenge and the desire to get even continues to grow in him as he digs deeper into the death of his friend. Along the way Shane encounters those who would prefer he give up this vendetta and the police captain he threatens to lock him up if he does. The only thing that can save Shane is the love of a woman but he has not loved a woman in years and refuses to let anyone get close to him. Shane is pulled in two directions and eventually has to make the decision of his life, to kill or not to kill.

The Book Wood Frogs Back from the Dead
The Author Emma Carlson-Berne
The Publisher The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Release Date2013-07-15
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
Pages 24
ISBN 9781477710104
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Animals that are cryogenically frozen and then brought back to life may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but it's just business as usual for the wood frog. These super-powered animals are sure to astound and amaze. Students will thrill to the story of the wood frog's life cycle and adaptations and be introduced to important science concepts in the process.

The Book Bobby Conroy Comes Back from the Dead
The Author Joe Hill
The Publisher Hachette UK
Release Date2015-01-15
Genre Fiction
Pages 32
ISBN 9781473209701
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Bobby Conroy's made a lot of mistakes; the biggest, perhaps, was when he let Harriet Rutherford slip away from him. And now the two of them - and Harriet's young son - are all extras on the set of Dawn of the Dead, and Bobby has the chance to see what could have been . . . Joe Hill is the New York Times bestselling author of NOS4A2, Horns, and Heart-Shaped Box, and the prize-winning story collection 20th Century Ghosts. He is also the co-author, with Stephen King, of In the Tall Grass.

The Book Back from the Dead
The Author Stuart Land
The Publisher CreateSpace
Release Date2011-11-14
Genre Fiction
Pages 260
ISBN 1466400080
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: What if...this morning, when you opened your newspaper, went online, turned on the TV, the headline startled your memories back to childhood fears: MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN CREATURE FOUND... ALIVE! What if Mary Shelley's, FRANKENSTEIN, was really a true story? BACK FROM THE DEAD: the true sequel to Frankenstein is an assemblage of psychological drama, horror, romance, and science-fiction. The story follows the account by Sergio Carerra, the scientist who revives the thought-to-be mythical creature from a two-hundred year arctic freeze and, with help from his psychologist wife, Sophia, brings him into the family of man. The fantastical story the creature tells is at odds with his gothic sojourns to the 1790's through dreams and reveries; they reveal a unique perspective on Shelley' original story, why he survived, and what happened to his mate. Present-day society takes to this formidable beast, so different than his movie counterpart, in a wholly modern way. And his feelings and reactions to his unwanted resurrection give him hope where none existed before. But now that he's back, there are others interested in him for reasons not so apparent, and they will do anything to get what they want. Finally, after 200 years, we are about to learn the truth.

The Book Back from the Dead the Return of the Evil Empire
The Author Cliff Kincaid
The Publisher
Release Date2014-08-07
Pages 182
ISBN 1500569984
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The fall of the Berlin Wall misled many into thinking the Soviet KGB was dead. But infiltration of the West continued through "cultural Marxism," and penetration by enemy agents, while the KGB, now called the FSB, looted Russia, consolidated its power, and rebuilt the Russian military, including its nuclear forces. America's survival hangs in the balance. Cliff Kincaid, founder and president of America's Survival, Inc. (ASI), has been a journalist and media analyst in the Washington, D.C. area for almost 40 years. Fighting media bias with more and better journalism, ASI:* Produces a television program on Roku and operates a YouTube channel with more than 300 exclusive videos.* Publishes the "World Revolution Report" newsletter.* Published All the Dupes Fit to Print: Journalists Who Have Served as Tools of Communist Propaganda, and The Crisis in American Journalism and the Conservative Response.America's Survival, Inc.P.O. Box 146, Owings, MD

The Book Back from the Dead
The Author Saqui Smith
The Publisher
Release Date1892
Genre Theaters
Pages 185
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Liefdesbrieven aan de sterren
The Author Ava Dellaira
The Publisher Luitingh Sijthoff
Release Date2015-11-20
Genre Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 9789024569472
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Het begint allemaal met een opdracht voor Engels: schrijf een brief aan een overleden persoon... Laurel kiest voor Kurt Cobain, omdat haar zus May gek was op zijn muziek. Net als May stierf hij jong. Na die eerste brief schrijft Laurel er nog veel meer aan dode sterren. Ze vertelt over haar leven op school, haar eerste verliefdheid en het verdriet om de dood van haar zus. Maar hoe kun je rouwen om iemand die je nog niet hebt vergeven voor wat zij heeft gedaan? ‘Liefdesbrieven aan de sterren is meer dan een prachtig debuut. Het is de aankondiging van een nieuw gedurfd literair talent.' - Stephen Chbosky, auteur van The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Book Back from the Dead
The Author George Sandford
The Publisher
Release Date1963
Genre English Channel
Pages 63
ISBN OCLC:893873869
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book Back From the Dead
The Author Rolf Nelson
The Publisher
Release Date2016-11-04
Genre Fiction
Pages 346
ISBN 9527065801
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: BACK FROM THE DEAD is the first book in The Stars Came Back series. It is a space western, the story of regular folks just trying stay alive, seeking work to earn money for repairs to get to the next job, with no shortage of action and adventure along the way. It is military sci-fi, featuring a company of mercenaries, spaceship combat, mortar and rifle combat, spear-and-shield battle, and post-traumatic stress disorder. And it is a philosophical investigation, pondering everything from the lessons of Achilles to how one stops a bar fight with earplugs.