Smoke And Mirrors

Smoke And Mirrors

Smoke And Mirrors

The astonishing and impressive first collection of short stories from New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman An elderly widow finds the Holy Grail beneath an old fur coat in a second-hand store . . . A stray cat fights and refights a nightly battle to protect his adoptive family from an unimagiable evil . . . A young couple receives a wedding gift that will reveal a chilling alternate history of their marriage . . . Beneath a bridge by the railroad tracks, a frightened little boy bargains for his life with a most persistent troll . . . Such miraculous inventions and more await within Neil Gaiman’s first collection of short fiction, a gift of wonder and delight from one of the most unique literary artists of our day. In his capable hands, magic is no mere illusion, but a powerful means to reveal the nature of our humanity obscured in the smoke of our fears and anxieties . . . and reflected in the funhouse mirrors of our dreams.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Neil Gaiman
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 2009-03-17
Total Pages : 368 Pages
ISBN : 9780061795299


Smoke And Mirrors

Smoke And Mirrors

In the deft hands of Neil Gaiman, magic is no mere illusion . . . and anything is possible. In Smoke and Mirrors, Gaiman's imagination and supreme artistry transform a mundane world into a place of terrible wonders—where an old woman can purchase the Holy Grail at a thrift store, where assassins advertise their services in the Yellow Pages under "Pest Control," and where a frightened young boy must barter for his life with a mean-spirited troll living beneath a bridge by the railroad tracks. Explore a new reality, obscured by smoke and darkness yet brilliantly tangible, in this extraordinary collection of short works by a master prestidigitator. It will dazzle your senses, touch your heart, and haunt your dreams.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Neil Gaiman
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 2008-01-29
Total Pages : 368 Pages
ISBN : 9780061450167


Smoke And Mirrors

Smoke And Mirrors

In the deft hands of Neil Gaiman, magic is no mere illusion ... and anything is possible. In this, Gaiman's first book of short stories, his imagination and supreme artistry transform a mundane world into a place of terrible wonders -- a place where an old woman can purchase the Holy Grail at a thrift store, where assassins advertise their services in the Yellow Pages under "Pest Control," and where a frightened young boy must barter for his life with a mean-spirited troll living beneath a bridge by the railroad tracks. Explore a new reality -- obscured by smoke and darkness, yet brilliantly tangible -- in this extraordinary collection of short works by a master prestidigitator. It will dazzle your senses, touch your heart, and haunt your dreams.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Neil Gaiman
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 2005-08-30
Total Pages : 384 Pages
ISBN : 9780380789023


Smoke And Mirrors

Smoke And Mirrors

Realism is an enlightening story, a tale which enriches our experience and makes it more intelligible. Yet this wonderful picture of humanity's best efforts at knowledge has been badly bruised by numerous critics. James Robert Brown in Smoke and Mirrors fights back against figures such as Richard Rorty, Bruno Latour, Michael Ruse and Hilary Putnam who have attacked realist accounts of science. But this volume is not wholly devoted to combating Rorty and others who blow smoke in our eyes; the second half is concerned with arguing that there are some amazing ways in which science mirrors the world. The role of abstraction, abstract objects and a priori ways of getting at reality are all explored in showing how science reflects reality. Smoke and Mirrors is a defence of science and knowledge in general as well as a defence of a particular way of understanding science. It is of interest to all those who wish or need to know how science works.

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Genre : Philosophy
Author : James Robert Brown
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2002-10-02
Total Pages : 216 Pages
ISBN : 9781134873562


Smoke And Mirrors

Smoke And Mirrors

Short-listed for the 2005 CLA Young Adult Canadian Book Award Sixteen-year-old Simon has always been considered odd. Three years ago, a skateboarding accident caused some minor brain damage and made him a little stranger. His career-driven parents mostly leave him alone, and he spends much of his time living in his imagination. When Andrea, whom no one else can see, appears to Simon in class, he is fascinated by her and strikes up a friendship, even though he knows she may be pure hallucination - he’s had imaginary friends before. Andrea says she is there to "help" him, but before the story ends, Simon discovers that it is he who needs to help Andrea, not the other way around.

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Genre : Young Adult Fiction
Author : Lesley Choyce
Publisher : Dundurn
Release : 2004-11-01
Total Pages : 200 Pages
ISBN : 9781770701847


Muscle Smoke And Mirrors

Muscle Smoke And Mirrors

Knowing what to do before and during an emergency plays an important role in the saving of lives and property. Our world as we know it today is often faced with natural as well as manmade disasters, from ice storms to terrorist attacks .but do we know how to prepare and what to do during various types of emergencies? The book you now hold gives you some power over disasters that may be impending or present. The information contained will assist you to prepare and protect your loved ones and property when faced with an emergency situation. The author has put together valuable facts and tips that will help to save lives. You will learn: · How to prepare your family and home for emergencies · How to prepare your safe place and shelter · How to prepare your emergency kit and essential supplies

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Genre : Health & Fitness
Author : Randy Roach
Publisher : AuthorHouse
Release : 2008
Total Pages : 584 Pages
ISBN : 9781434376787


Smoke And Mirrors

Smoke And Mirrors

In this deceptively simple little book, Ms. England has made accessible for both professionals and the general public the theory linking neurochemical science to the behaviors and relational patterns observed in persons with addictions and those who love them. As a professional working with families ravaged by addiction, and as a member of Al-Anon seeking to grow and be a good steward of the life experiences that are mine, I am challenged by this book to seek ways to apply its techniques with clients and my own life...Ms. England's book reminds me in the particularly memorable way of any good story...that there is both danger and delight in this activity of living.

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Genre : Religion
Author : Dorothy Marie England
Publisher : Forward Movement
Release : 1995-11
Total Pages : 96 Pages
ISBN : 0880281669


Smoke In Mirrors

Smoke In Mirrors

Unwittingly involved in a clever scheme devised by the late con artist and seductress Meredith Spooner, Leonora Hutton sets out to make things right and prove her innocence to Thomas Walker, another victim of Meredith's deceptions, but she gets more than she bargained for when she finds a safe-deposit box containing a book about Mirror House, the mansion where Meredith died, and newspaper clippings about an unsolved murder. Reprint.

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Genre : Fiction
Author : Jayne Ann Krentz
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2002
Total Pages : 384 Pages
ISBN : 051513399X


Beyond Smoke And Mirrors

Beyond Smoke And Mirrors

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Genre : Science
Author : Burton Richter
Publisher : Kris Nia
Release : 2010
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN :


Smoke And Mirrors

Smoke And Mirrors

Argues that despite increasing levels of government action, illicit drugs are more readily available than ever, and analyzes the failure of our drug policy

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Genre : Social Science
Author : Dan Baum
Publisher : Little Brown
Release : 1996
Total Pages : 396 Pages
ISBN : 0316084123