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The Book One Shot
The Author James Blish
The Publisher The Floating Press
Release Date2012-09-01
Genre Fiction
Pages 22
ISBN 9781775459095
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: What did people in the mid-twentieth-century expect the future to look like? In "One-Shot," science fiction writer James Blish hit the bull's-eye with a startling number of his predictions. It's a fast-paced must-read that is sure to please true fans of the genre.


The Book One Shot
The Author Jason Thompson
The Publisher Dog Ear Publishing
Release Date2004-12-01
Genre
Pages 144
ISBN 9780976217312
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Jason Thompson began cartooning to express his slightly off-center view of every-day moments, and in 1997 he created his "One Shot" strip as a quirky social commentary. He has been working in the healing arts since 1987, and also focuses on his artistic candle company. Jason lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., and can be contacted at zenleap@aol.com.


The Book One Shot
The Author Susan Glick
The Publisher Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
Release Date2003-05-01
Genre Young Adult Fiction
Pages 224
ISBN 9781429926560
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: A wonderfully realized coming-of-age novel about the emergence of an artist. Lorrie reached for her camera. Okay, this was it. She lifted the camera to her eye. The woman was now sobbing, her shoulders heaving up and down. A man, crying too, stepped over and cradled her in his arms. Lorrie wondered who they were crying for. A son? A brother? A neighborhood boy? Lorrie lowered the camera. The shot was there, but she couldn't take it. Lorrie Taylor is looking forward to lazing away the long summer days with Sarah, who's been her best friend since childhood. But Sarah's working at the riding stables and has little time to spend lounging by the pool. The cute stable manager, Thomas, seems interested in Lorrie, but even his welcome attention doesn't make up for the fact that she feels lost in her own hometown. Then Lorrie lands a job with renowned photographer Molly Price, who has become a recluse. The prickly old woman isn't the easiest person to get along with, but her photographs touch Lorrie deeply. With Molly's encouragement, Lorrie begins to shoot and print her own pictures. As her abilities develop, Lorrie comes to realize that technical skill is not enough. Her search for that one perfect shot proves much more difficult than she ever imagined—and much more rewarding.


The Book Jack Reacher One Shot
The Author Lee Child
The Publisher Random House
Release Date2009-09-15
Genre Fiction
Pages 496
ISBN 9781409085386
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Film edition of One Shot, Lee Child's 9th Reacher thriller, to tie in with the release of the movie,Jack Reacher, starring Tom Cruise, on Boxing Day 2012. Six shots. Five dead. A heartland city thrown into terror. But within hours the cops have it solved. A slam-dunk case. Apart from one thing. The accused gunman refuses to talk except for a single phrase: Get Jack Reacher for me. Reacher lives off the grid. He's not looking for trouble. But sometimes trouble looks for him. What could connect the ex-military cop to this psychopathic killer?


The Book One Shot
The Author B. K. Stevens
The Publisher Untreed Reads
Release Date2011-08-22
Genre Fiction
Pages 54
ISBN 9781611871517
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: When rising politician Karen Dodd pushes through the toughest gun-control bill in Ohio's history, she thinks it's her ticket to the governor's office. But soon after she announces her candidacy, on the day she's slated to receive an award from a gun-control organization, Karen Dodd is found dead in her comfortable suburban home, one bullet through her heart. Suspects abound-her philandering husband, a hard-drinking former beauty queen, a smooth-talking gun lobbyist and his deceptively meek assistant, an ambitious television reporter who sees the murder as the story that could transform her career. Police lieutenant Dan Ledger puts his own life in danger as he struggles to uncover the secrets of suspects who at first seem harmlessly eccentric-but who can quickly turn deadly serious. Ledger's used to piecing together meager bits of evidence, and he's usually adept at analyzing the fears and desires that drive people to kill. This time, though, the motive takes him by surprise. One Shot is a traditional whodunit with a contemporary twist. Packed with suspense and humor, it raises questions about issues ranging from gun control to reality television.


The Book One Shot
The Author Lena Semaan
The Publisher SPCK
Release Date2016-04-21
Genre Religion
Pages 96
ISBN 9781908713186
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This is part of the Prison Literacy Series.


The Book Untouchable One Shot
The Author Mike Carye
The Publisher Dynamite
Release Date2010-12
Genre Comics & Graphic Novels
Pages 56
ISBN 9781606902264
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Young Vimal is an outcast, constantly bullied and brutalized by his peers. Having never met his father, he has been told by his schoolmates that he''s the horrific offspring of a demon that impregnated his noble mother. When he accidentally awakens Jara, an actual demon of sinister beauty and malevolent power, from a centuries-long slumber, his life takes a turn for the evil. Fed by the boy''s anger and pain, Jara twists the trauma into a thirst for vengeance, offering him a ''magic'' powder with which to exact revenge on his tormentors. But such gifts come with a price... This original tale is the first East-meets-West collaboration between British comics'' master Mike Carey (X-Men, Lucifer, Unwritten) and Indian writer Samit Basu (Devi, Tall Tales).


The Book A Thousand Arts One Shot
The Author Stuart Moore
The Publisher Dynamite
Release Date2010-10
Genre Comics & Graphic Novels
Pages 64
ISBN 9781606902004
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: A kung-fu action thriller set in the unforgiving Alaskan wilderness where an archeological dig uncovers a trove of 7,000 year old documents that describe a lost civilization of ancient Chinese that once thrived in North America and reveal a lost trove of centuries-old hidden martial arts knowledge. When an assassins guild attempts to steal this newfound power, the last living descendent of the original monks must reclaim his destiny, protect his people's secrets and become the master of a thousand arts. Created by L&E Productions and written by Stuart Moore (Wolverine Noir; Namor: The First Mutant).


The Book One Shot One Kill Trading
The Author John F. Netto
The Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date2004-01-02
Genre Business & Economics
Pages 320
ISBN 9780071442947
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: John Netto, a former U.S. Marine, designed his "One Shot–One Kill" trading methodology to leverage the patience, discipline, and execution skills he learned in the military with the technical skills he has mastered in the marketplace. In One Shot-One Kill Trading, Netto explains in detail his complete, proprietary One Shot – One Kill Trading Method. Some of the topics of interest to active professional and non-professional traders include: In One Shot, One Kill Trading, Netto covers topics of interest to active traders, including: Strategies for maintaining composure in the heat of battle How charts can be vital for consistently selling strength in falling markets and buying weakness in strong markets A complete "management matrix" for more effective trading strategies Using “Netto NumbersTM” to calculate risk exposure and validity of trades before entry Utilizing beneficial trader’s taxation rules


The Book One Shot One Kill
The Author Charles W. Sasser
The Publisher Simon and Schuster
Release Date1990-04-01
Genre History
Pages 288
ISBN 9781439137123
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: They are the lone wolves of the battlefield. Tracking the enemy, lying in wait for the target to appear -- then they shoot to kill. Armed with an unerring eye, infinite patience and a mastery of camouflage, combat snipers stalk the enemy with only one goal... In World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and Beirut, American snipers honed the art of delivering a single deadly shot from nowhere -- and devastating enemy morale. They met the enemy on his own turf, picking off officers, unwary soldiers, and even other snipers from extraordinary distances of up to 1 ½ miles. Now, these uncommon men tell their stories: of the emotions felt when a man's face came into their crosshairs and they pulled the trigger, of the nerve-wracking hours and days of waiting, motionless, for the enemy, of the primal savagery of a sniper duel. Often trained haphazardly in wartime, and forgotten in times of peace, combat snipers were officially recognized after the Vietnam War, when the Marine Corps became the first military branch to start a full-time sniper school. One Shot-One Kill is their powerful record of desperate trials and proud victories. A MAIN SELECTION OF THE MILITARY BOOK CLUB


The Book The Belfry One Shot
The Author Gabriel Hardman
The Publisher Image Comics
Release Date2017-02-22
Genre Comics & Graphic Novels
Pages 32
ISBN PKEY:DEC160668
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: When an airliner crashes in a remote jungle, everyone walks away unscathed only to find you canÕt escape the lush, brutal world of the Belfry. From Logan storyboard artist and Hugo Award-nominated writer/artist GABRIEL HARDMAN (INVISIBLE REPUBLIC, KINSKI, Star Wars Legacy), THE BELFRY is a self-contained one-shot that may just strip you of your humanity.


The Book One Shot
The Author Reuters Limited
The Publisher
Release Date2004
Genre History, Modern
Pages 19
ISBN OCLC:156786740
Language English, Spanish, And French
The Book One Shot of Murder
The Author H. Thomas Money
The Publisher FriesenPress
Release Date2011-11
Genre Fiction
Pages 248
ISBN 9781770679689
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: A young golf pro is involved in a murder unwillingly. In the act of discovering why, he becomes a private detective. The process calls for the help of his pal in the secret service, a new friend in the central intelligence agency and a reluctant lieutenant of police. The attempt at control of the currency of nineteen nations suddenly flows to the surface and the intrigue of international involvement makes it a thriller. The conclusion not only brings a crushing surprise but it also brings to a head a bit of the love future for our new detective-golf-pro.


The Book One Shot
The Author Lee Child
The Publisher Random House Large Print Publishing
Release Date2012
Genre Fiction
Pages 546
ISBN 0307990796
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Ex-military investigator Jack Reacher is called in by James Barr, a man accused of a lethal sniper attack that leaves five people dead, and teams up with a young defense attorney to find an unseen enemy who is manipulating events.


The Book One Shot Deal
The Author Gerald Petievich
The Publisher Gerald Petievich
Release Date1983-01-01
Genre Counterfeits and counterfeiting
Pages 224
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Charles Carr, a U.S. Treasury agent, discovers a scheme to counterfeit millions in Treasury notes on stolen government security paper.


The Book One Shot
The Author John Leary
The Publisher
Release Date2017-04-04
Genre
Pages
ISBN 0998784508
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Over the last forty years, entire countries have been stripped of a primary natural resource: trees. Most of this deforestation occurred to make room for agriculture. Yet, in the coming decade, there will be nearly two billion undernourished people. There is a constant pressure to trade more forests for food. ONE Shot: Trees as Our Last Chance for Survival provides a compelling look at the state of the world's agriculture and its evolving impact on people and the environment. ONE Shot takes readers on an evolving journey from the peanut fields of Africa to the corn fields of America; connecting seven of the world's most pressing challenges to farming practices, and offering the revival of forest gardens as a core agricultural solution. Drawing on fifteen years of humanitarian work with communities on the verge of collapse, John Leary conveys how restoring agricultural lands with a diverse combination of trees and crops is the answer to reversing desertification, water scarcity, hunger, poverty, climate change and forced migration. In the coming decades, we have One Shot to work together to rebuild our dying food systems and ecosystems. Discover how trees are our last chance for survival.


The Book Maximizing the One Shot
The Author Jill Markgraf
The Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date2015-04-08
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
Pages 188
ISBN 9781442238671
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Designed for librarians who offer library instruction within the constraints of the hour-long one-shot, Maximizing the One-Shot: Connecting Library Instruction with the Curriculum proposes a method for redesigning one-shot instruction that is both realistic and integrated into the larger curriculum.


The Book One Shot Color Astronomical Imaging
The Author L. A. Kennedy
The Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date2012-04-05
Genre Computers
Pages 191
ISBN 9781461432463
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: This book shows the most cost-effective and time-efficient ways to use one-shot CCD cameras for capturing deep-sky astronomical images, and discusses how to get the best performance out of equipment that exposes all three color images at once.


The Book One Shot at Forever
The Author Chris Ballard
The Publisher Hachette UK
Release Date2012-05-15
Genre Sports & Recreation
Pages 272
ISBN 9781401304324
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: "One Shot at Forever is powerful, inspirational. . . . This isn't merely a book about baseball. It's a book about heart." --Jeff Pearlman, New York Times bestselling author of Boys Will Be Boys and The Bad Guys Won In 1971, a small-town high school baseball team from rural Illinois, playing with hand-me-down uniforms and peace signs on their hats, defied convention and the odds. Led by an English teacher with no coaching experience, the Macon Ironmen emerged from a field of 370 teams to represent the smallest school in Illinois history to make the state final, a distinction that still stands. There the Ironmen would play against a Chicago powerhouse in a dramatic game that would change their lives forever. In this gripping, cinematic narrative, Chris Ballard tells the story of the team and its coach, Lynn Sweet: a hippie, dreamer, and intellectual who arrived in Macon in 1966, bringing progressive ideas to a town stuck in the Eisenhower era. Beloved by students but not administration, Sweet reluctantly took over the ragtag team, intent on teaching the boys as much about life as baseball. Together they embarked on an improbable postseason run that buoyed a small town in desperate need of something to celebrate. Engaging and poignant, One Shot at Forever is a testament to the power of high school sports to shape the lives of those who play them, and it reminds us that there are few bonds more sacred than that among a coach, a team, and a town. "Macon's run at the title reminds us why sports matter and why sportswriting has such great power to inspire. . . . [It's] one hell of a good story, and Ballard has written one hell of a good book." --Jonathan Eig, Chicago Tribune


The Book Creating the One shot Library Workshop
The Author Jerilyn R. Veldof
The Publisher American Library Association
Release Date2006
Genre Education
Pages 170
ISBN 0838909132
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Provides information on creating and running a one-session library workshop.