Ghost

  • Filename: ghost.
  • ISBN: 9783641108311
  • Release Date: 2013-02-28
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: Robert Harris
  • Publisher: Heyne Verlag



Hochbrisant, Topaktuell Der britische Ex-Premierminister Adam Lang will seine Memoiren veröffentlichen. Nach dem dubiosen Tod seines Ghostwriters recherchiert dessen Nachfolger genauer als verlangt und macht eine Entdeckung, die zu einem weltpolitischen Chaos führen kann. War der Premier im „Krieg gegen den Terror“ eine Marionette der CIA? Niemand zuvor hat Großbritannien so lange regiert wie Premierminister Adam Lang. Nun ist er aus dem Amt geschieden, und alle Welt erwartet sehnsüchtig die Memoiren des charismatischen Machtmenschen. Sensationelle zehn Millionen Dollar Vorschuss hat ihm sein amerikanischer Verleger geboten. Unter zwei Bedingungen: Das Buch muss binnen zwei Jahren auf dem Markt sein, und der Ex-Premier soll in Sachen Krieg gegen den Terror kein Blatt vor den Mund nehmen. Ein halbes Jahr vor dem Termin passiert das Undenkbare: Am Ufer der US-amerikanischen Insel Martha’s Vineyard, wohin sich Adam Lang zum Arbeiten an seinen Erinnerungen zurückgezogen hat, wird die Leiche seines Ghostwriters angeschwemmt. War es Mord? Schnell wird ein Ersatzmann gefunden, der auf eigene Faust noch genauer als sein Vorgänger in der Vergangenheit des Machtpolitikers recherchiert. Und dabei stößt er auf Dinge, die so brisant sind, dass deren Veröffentlichung zu einem weltpolitischen Chaos führen würde.

The Ghost of Crutchfield Hall

  • Filename: the-ghost-of-crutchfield-hall.
  • ISBN: 9780547385600
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 153
  • Author: Mary Downing Hahn
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt



In the nineteenth century, ten-year-old Florence Crutchfield leaves a London orphanage to live with her great-uncle, great-aunt, and sickly cousin James, but she soon realizes the home has another resident, who means to do her and James harm.

Ghost

  • Filename: ghost.
  • ISBN: 9781481450171
  • Release Date: 2016-08-30
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Author: Jason Reynolds
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster



A National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature. Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle school track team, but his past is slowing him down in this first electrifying novel in a new series from Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award–winning author Jason Reynolds. Ghost. Lu. Patina. Sunny. Four kids from wildly different backgrounds with personalities that are explosive when they clash. But they are also four kids chosen for an elite middle school track team—a team that could qualify them for the Junior Olympics if they can get their acts together. They all have a lot to lose, but they also have a lot to prove, not only to each other, but to themselves. Running. That’s all Ghost (real name Castle Cranshaw) has ever known. But Ghost has been running for the wrong reasons—it all started with running away from his father, who, when Ghost was a very little boy, chased him and his mother through their apartment, then down the street, with a loaded gun, aiming to kill. Since then, Ghost has been the one causing problems—and running away from them—until he meets Coach, an ex-Olympic Medalist who sees something in Ghost: crazy natural talent. If Ghost can stay on track, literally and figuratively, he could be the best sprinter in the city. Can Ghost harness his raw talent for speed, or will his past finally catch up to him?

Ghost

  • Filename: ghost.
  • ISBN: 9783730970553
  • Release Date: 2016-05-12
  • Number of pages: 150
  • Author: Adora Belle
  • Publisher: BookRix



Aaron hat seinem Leben ein Ende gesetzt und Jochen ist als Rettungsassistent am Ort des Geschehens, doch es ist zu spät. Ein weiterer sinnloser Tod, wie so viele die er schon gesehen hat. Er betäubt sich und seine innere Leere mit Tabletten, kämpft aber seit einiger Zeit gegen diese Versuchung. Und plötzlich ist er nicht mehr allein. Aaron, der tote Junge mit den blauen Augen taucht in seiner Wohnung auf und ist fortan seine geisterhafte Begleitung. Langsam aber sicher erfährt Jochen mehr über seinen unfreiwilligen Gast und dessen traurige Lebensgeschichte. Doch er wehrt sich gegen seine allmählich stärker werdenden Gefühle für Aaron, denn - eine solche Liebe hätte doch sowieso keine Zukunft, oder? (Anmerkung in eigener Sache: Manche werden die Geschichte von der Seite fanfiktion.de kennen, doch diese Version unterscheidet sich im wichtigsten Detail - im vorliegenden ebook gibt es nämlich ein Happy End!)

The Ghost

  • Filename: the-ghost.
  • ISBN: OXFORD:400143927
  • Release Date: 1763
  • Number of pages: 212
  • Author: Charles Churchill
  • Publisher:



Classic American Ghost Stories

  • Filename: classic-american-ghost-stories.
  • ISBN: 0874831156
  • Release Date: 1990
  • Number of pages: 214
  • Author: Deborah L. Downer
  • Publisher: august house



An anthology of two hundred years of ghost lore compiles purportedly true stories from newspapers, journals, and magazines from across the United States

Ghost

  • Filename: ghost.
  • ISBN: 1568987366
  • Release Date: 2008-05-15
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Brian Mackay-Lyons
  • Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press



"Architecture is a social art. If the practice of architecture is the art of what you can make happen, then I believe that you are only as good as your bullpenthe builders, the engineers, the artisans, the colleagues, the staffwho collaborate with you; those who become possessed by the same urge to build, by the same belief that we are working on something exceptional together." Brian MacKay-Lyons For two weeks each summer, architect Brian MacKay-Lyons uses his family farm on the east coast of Nova Scotia for aspecial event. Among the stone ruins of a village almost four hundred years old, he assembles a community of architects,professors, and students for a design-build internship and educational initiative called Ghost Research Lab. The twoweek projectone week of design and one week of constructionrests on the idea that architecture is not only about building but also about the landscape, its history, and the community. Based on the apprenticeship environment of ancient guilds, where architectural knowledge was transferred through direct experience, Ghost redefines the architectas a builder who cultivates and contributes to the quality of the native landscape. Published to celebrate the event's tenth anniversary, Ghost offers a thorough documentation of the past decade's design-build events including drawings, models, and final photographs of completed structures. Organized chronologically and interwoven with MacKay-Lyons's simple and accessible personal narratives, Ghost also features essays by some of the most eminent figures in architectural criticism, including Christine Macy, Brian Carter, Karl Habermann, Robert Ivy, Kenneth Frampton, Thomas Fisher, Juhani Pallasmaa, Peter Buchanan, and Robert McCarter. In an architectural climatefull of trends and egos, Ghost is the rare manifesto that does not preach but rather inspires quietly with simple ideas that unexpectedly unsettle and arouse.

Ghost Wars

  • Filename: ghost-wars.
  • ISBN: 1594200076
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 695
  • Author: Steve Coll
  • Publisher: Penguin



Provides a comprehensive overview of the CIA's and other covert agencies' operations in Afghanistan, from the Soviet invasion in 1979 through the summer of 2001, detailing the rise of the Taliban and bin Laden, the secret efforts of the CIA to capture or kill bin Laden since 1998, and their failure to stop bin Laden, al Qaeda, and the events of September 11th.

The Ghost

  • Filename: the-ghost.
  • ISBN: 9781409021346
  • Release Date: 2010-09-07
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Robert Harris
  • Publisher: Random House



A tie-in edition of the Sunday Times bestselling contemporary thriller, to coincide with the release of the Golden Globe award-winning film directed by Roman Polanski; starring Pierce Brosnan and Ewan McGregor. 'The moment I heard how McAra died I should have walked away. I can see that now...' The narrator of Robert Harris's gripping new novel is a professional ghostwriter - cynical, mercenary, and with a nice line in deadpan humour. Accustomed to working with fading rock stars and minor celebrities, he jumps at the chance to ghost the memoirs of Britain's former prime minister, especially as it means flying to the American resort of Martha's Vineyard in the middle of winter and finishing the book in the seclusion of a luxurious house. But it doesn't take him long to realise he has made a terrible mistake. His predecessor on the project died in circumstances that were distinctly suspicious, and the ex-prime minister turns out to be a man with secrets in his past that are returning to haunt him - secrets with the power to kill. The Times has called Robert Harris 'the leading current exponent of the intelligent literary thriller'. The Ghost is his most compelling novel yet.

Breathe

  • Filename: breathe.
  • ISBN: 0761349626
  • Release Date: 2009-08-01
  • Number of pages: 261
  • Author: Cliff McNish
  • Publisher: Carolrhoda Books



When he and his mother move into an farmhouse in the English countryside, twelve-year-old Jack discovers he can communicate with ghosts and establishes a relationship with a spirit that threatens to destroy both his mother and himself. Reprint.

The Ghost in the Atom

  • Filename: the-ghost-in-the-atom.
  • ISBN: 0521457289
  • Release Date: 1993-07-30
  • Number of pages: 157
  • Author: P. C. W. Davies
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press



Anybody who is not shocked by quantum theory has not understood it. Niels Bohr's dictum bears witness to the bewildering impact of quantum theory, flying in the face of classical physics and dramatically transforming scientists' outlook on our relationship with the material world. In this book Paul Davies interviews eight physicists involved in debating and testing the theory, with radically different views of its significance.

The Ghost in the Machine

  • Filename: the-ghost-in-the-machine.
  • ISBN: 0140191925
  • Release Date: 1990-02
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Arthur Koestler
  • Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)



An examination of the human impulse towards self-destruction suggests that in the course of human evolution, a pathological split between emotion and reason developed

Ghost Images

  • Filename: ghost-images.
  • ISBN: 0786484217
  • Release Date: 2004-10-03
  • Number of pages: 279
  • Author: Tom Ruffles
  • Publisher: McFarland



The possibility of life after death is a significant theme in cinema, in which ghosts return to the world of the living to wrap up unfinished business, console their survivors, visit lovers or just enjoy a well-wreaked scaring. This work focuses on film depictions of survival after death, from meetings with the ghost of Elvis to AIDS-related ghosts: apparitions, hauntings, mediumship, representations of heaven, angels, near-death experiences, possession, poltergeists and all the other ways in which the living interact with the dead on screen. The work opens with a historical perspective, which outlines the development of pre-cinematic technology for "projecting" phantoms, and discusses the use of these skills in early ghost cinema. English-language sound films are then examined thematically with topics ranging from the expiation of sins to "hungry" ghosts. Six of the most significant films, Dead of Night, A Matter of Life and Death, The Innocents, The Haunting, The Shining, and Jacob's Ladder, are given a detailed analysis. A conclusion, filmography, and bibliography follow.

Season of Ghosts

  • Filename: season-of-ghosts.
  • ISBN: 0140287841
  • Release Date: 2000-06-01
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Ruskin Bond
  • Publisher: Penguin Books India



It Is Said That If The Smell Of The Himalayas Creeps Into A Man S Blood, He Will Return To The Hills Again And Again, And Will Strive To Live Amongst Them Always. Ruskin Bond, Master Storyteller And Connoisseur Of The Mysterious And Macabre, Shows How This Love May Persist To Death And Beyond. The Stories In This Collection Are Set Amidst The Mists And Mellow Magic Of Bond S Beloved Mountains. The Agents Of The Supernatural May Be Gentle Like The Fairy Folk In On Fairy Hill , Or Malevolent Like The Well-Dressed Diners Of The Prize ; Humorous Like The Very Proper Witch, Miss Bellows, In The Black Cat , Or Tragic Like The Haunting Gulabi In Wilson S Bridge . The Rakshasas Harks Back To Traditional Hill Spirits, While The Night Of The Millennium Poises Us Tantalizingly On The Brink Of The Future. Bond Aficionados Will Meet Familiar Faces In Reunion At The Regal . Rounding Off This Collection Is A Gripping Mystery, Who Killed The Rani? , Which Is Evocative Of Life In Hill Stations Some Twenty Years Ago. And Over All The Stories Looms The Benevolent Or Brooding Presence Of The Himalayas, Described With Bond S Inimitable Lyricism.

Ghost

  • Filename: ghost.
  • ISBN: 9780375425295
  • Release Date: 2007-10-23
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Alan Lightman
  • Publisher: Vintage



A stunning new novel about an ordinary man's encounter with the extraordinary, from the author of Einstein's Dreams.David Kurzweil, a quiet man with modest ambitions, was taking a break at his new job, when he saw something out of the corner of his eye. Something no science could explain. Suddenly David's life is changed, and he soon finds himself in the middle of a wild public controversy over the existence of the supernatural. As David searches for an explanation, we embark on a provocative exploration of the delicate divide between the physical and the spiritual, between science and religion as only Alan Lightman could provide. Combining a beautiful narrative with provocative ideas, Ghost investigates timeless questions that continue to challenge the truth as we know it. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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