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Chris

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TIES OF PASSION The perfect match? Christ Brodey could have any woman he looked atand he was looking at Tiffany Dean! On a strictly casual basis, though. As far as he was concerned, she was just another gold digger. Tiffany had no money, no job and no chance of getting either. Her plan to gate-crash the Brodey's party for a magazine story was her last chance. The deal: Chris could offer Tiffany his wealth and prestigeand in return she would be anything he wanted. But Tiffany discovered it was one thing to be a kept woman and quite another to be a kept woman in love. Part 1 of Sally Wentworth's three-part series, Ties of Passion. Money, looks, stylethe Brodey family have everythingexcept love.
Category: Fiction. ISBN: 9780373118328

Chris

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TIES OF PASSION The perfect match? Christ Brodey could have any woman he looked at and he was looking at Tiffany Dean! On a strictly casual basis, though. As far as he was concerned, she was just another gold digger . Tiffany had no money, no job and no chance of getting either. Her plan to gatecrash the Brodey's party for a magazine story was her last chance . The deal: Chris could offer Tiffany his wealth and prestige and in return she would be anything he wanted. But Tiffany discovered it was one thing to be a kept woman and quite another to be a kept woman in love . Part 1 of Sally Wentworth's threepart series, Ties of Passion. Money, looks, style the Brodey family have everything except love.
Category: Fiction. ISBN: 9781460877869

Chris Christie

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has become a national Republican Party figure, famous for his blunt public statements, his willingness to confront powerful special interests, and his determination to change the ingrown, corrupt, backroom political culture of New Jersey. In just two years as governor, Christie has moved aggressively to reduce the state's ballooning deficit, rein in lucrative entitlements for teacher, police, fire, and public employee unions, cut out-of-control government spending, and create jobs by reducing counterproductive business regulations. But beneath Christie's combative public persona is an intensely loyal family man, whose deep roots in New Jersey shape his core values. Written by New York Times bestselling author Bob Ingle and fellow journalist Michael Symons, who have covered the governor's political career for more than a decade, Chris Christie offers the first inside portrait of this fascinating man. Drawing on interviews with Christie himself, his wife, Mary Pat, his brother, Todd, his father, Bill, his uncle Joe, and many longtime supporters as well as political opponents, Ingle and Symons trace Christie's life. He grew up in New Jersey, surrounded by a big, roiling Italian-American family where his mother, Sondra, and grandmother Anne were powerful influences. Surprisingly, his political career nearly ended after a bruising loss in a local county campaign, but was revived when Christie was appointed United States Attorney for New Jersey. He soon became a feared prosecutor, and culminated an impressive string of successful cases with a multi-year investigation that resulted in the arrests of more than forty people, in one of the state's most notorious examples of political corruption. Despite calls to run for president, Christie reiterated his commitment to reforming New Jersey. Chris Christie: The Inside Story of His Rise to Power goes behind the scenes to reveal his family life, his public life, and what the future might hold.
Category: Political Science. ISBN: 9781250031266

Chris & Nancy

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The Benoit murder-suicide in 2007 was one of the most shocking stories of the year, and a seminal event in the history of wrestling. It laid bare the devastating prevalence of steroids and its effects on users. In order to tackle the whole story, dig up the facts, and connect the dots, Irvin Muchnick gives the most sensational scandal in pro wrestling history the full true-crime treatment in Chris and Nancy.Muchnick - the author of Wrestling Babylon and a co-author of Benoit: Wrestling with the Horror That Destroyed a Family and Crippled a Sport - has parsed public records and interviewed dozens of witnesses, inside and outside wrestling, to put together the first thorough and authoritative events of the gruesome June 2007 weekend in Fayette County, Georgia, during which World Wrestling Entertainment superstar Chris Benoit murdered his wife Nancy and their seven-year-old son Daniel, before proceeding to kill himself. But this book goes beyond the crime itself to answer some of the most important questions behind it. The biography of Benoit, a wrestler's wrestler, makes it clear that his tragedy was a microcosm of the culture of drugs and death behind the scenes of one of North America's most popular brand of sports entertainment. The author probes the story of the massive supplies of steroids and human growth hormone found in his home - all prescribed by a "doctor to the stars" who got indicted by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and all dismissed by a WWE "wellness policy" that promoted everything except its talent's wellness. The Benoit case led to unprecedented scrutiny of wrestling's overall health and safety standards, by Congressional investigators and others, and this book is the primary source of what they found and what they should continue to look for.The ebook edition includes a new introduction that looks at recent events in sports, and further contextualizes the story of Chris Benoit and the figures surrounding his career.
Category: Sports & Recreation. ISBN: 9781550229028

Chris Pratt

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Discover Guardians of the Galaxy actor Chris Pratt's spectacular rise to stardom and fame in this zero-to-hero biography Chris Pratt is now one of the world's most sought-after actors. As the breakout star of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy and The Lego Movie (two of 2014's biggest box-office hits), as well as landing the lead role in the 2015 Jurassic Park franchise re-boot, Jurassic World , his meteoric rise to fame is proof that anything is possible in Hollywood. Chris's journey to the movie-star A-list may just make him the ultimate "zero to hero," but it certainly wasn't an overnight success story. A chance encounter transformed Chris's life from living in a van and waiting tables to make enough money to survive, to the bright lights of Los Angeles and his first tentative steps into the acting world. After years as a supporting player in both comedy and dramatic roles, on television ( Everwood , Parks and Recreation ) and in movies ( The Five-Year Engagement , Delivery Man ), Chris finally started to attract superstar buzz after appearing in three Best Picture Oscar-nominated films between 2011 and 2013. Along the way he's shown that nice guys don't always finish last, has managed juggling a successful movie career and life as a devoted family man, and somehow finds time to develop killer abs along the way.
Category: Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: 9781784186661

Chris Brown

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Themes: Hi-Lo, urban nonfiction, music, entrepreneur, Hip-Hop, celebrities, biographies. Bad-boy Chris Brown signed with Jive records at age fifteen. "I hope I can be the next Michael Jackson," Brown said. His first album was an instant top-ten hit. Grammy nominations brought him even more attention. Billboard named Chris 2008's Artist of the Year. He maintained a low profile after his assault of then-girlfriend, Rihanna. But now he's back on top. There's no doubt about it, today's students listen to an average of 2.5 hours of music every day. Guess what they are listening to? Hip-hop is mainstream, continually topping Billboard's Hot 100 charts. These Hi-Lo biographies engage striving readers from the very beginning with blinged-out covers, stunning four-color photographs, modern and graphic page design, and high-interest informational text. Biographies highlight the unique characteristics of each mega-rapper, including childhood struggles, personal style, rivalries, giving back, and more. Each 48-page book includes a timeline and glossary, with vocabulary words highlighted throughout.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction. ISBN: 9781622500178

Chris Paul

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After being chosen as Rookie of the Year in 2006, Chris Paul has done a lot to show fans he's one of the NBA's most talented players. A six-time NBA All-Star, Chris even won the All-Star Game MVP award in 2013. Whether playing with the Hornets or with the Clippers, Chris has done amazing things in his years in the NBA. Learn more about one of the NBA's best players. Discover how he became the impressive player he is today!
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction. ISBN: 9781422287941

Chris Ware

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Displaying both Ware's erudition and his quirky self-deprecation, these collected interviews span his career from 1993 to 2015, creating a time-lapse portrait of the artist as he matures.
Category: Social Science. ISBN: 9781496809292

Chris Neurosis

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Narkis nous conte la force de l'amour d'une mre que rien n'arrte pour permettre le bonheur de sa fille, mme ses propres dpens Dans l'air du temps, entre champagne et hpital psychiatrique, Adrianna, le personnage principal de ce roman, nous raconte avec humour et fminit une tragdie grecque moderne : la sienne. Sous le soleil du Brsil et la bruine parisienne, Narkis construit un ouvrage au parfum savoureux, l'odeur du scandale exhale. Entre le monde de la luxure et celui du divin, il n'y a qu'un pas et il est franchi : le ciel et l'enfer s'embrassent sous les talons aiguilles. Mais c'est aussi et surtout l'histoire d'une femme et son combat. Le lecteur lira, derrire ces mots espigles, la douleur de la mre et l'ambition d'tre femme, deux amours, Hannah et Chris. Deux idaux parfois antinomiques, insparables pourtant. La justice coute aux portes de la beaut. A. Csaire Un rcit troublant trois voix sur le besoin d'amour et de paratre EXTRAIT Alors que je reprenais un deuxime verre de cet excellent Chablis, entoure de quelques amis proches, le tlphone sonna. Je rponds, on me passe ma fille. C'est le service de psychiatrie de l'hpital Henri Ey dans le 13e arrondissement de Paris. Il s'agit, si l'on veut bien le prendre comme a, de la nouvelle demeure de ma fille Hannah moins luxueuse j'en conviens, mais plus adapte son temprament aujourd'hui plus qu'inadapt face la vie et ses proches. Elle y est soigne pour une dpression nerveuse depuis plus de six mois, mais en ralit cela fait des annes qu'elle perd pied sans que moi, sa mre, celle qui l'a vu grandir, je m'en aperoive. Et cette sonnerie de tlphone, comme un cri que l'on m'enfonce nouveau dans le cur chaque appel, me confronte encore cette dure ralit : ma fille va mal. Elle est malade. Et ce doux breuvage que j'absorbe avec dlectation ne saurait me la faire oublier.
Category: Fiction. ISBN: 9782876834712

Chris Crutcher

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Chris Crutcher is a literary icon in the field of young adult literature. In this book, Gillis and Cole examine the life, career, and works of this young adult advocate. This volume opens with a never-before-published comprehensive portrait of the author's life, gleaned from numerous conversations with Crutcher. The authors explore Crutcher's childhood, his adolescent years, his life as an adult, and his career as a family counselor and examine how those experiences became fodder for his stories. The authors also discuss Crutcher's encounters with censorship and his philosophical stance. Gillis and Cole also analyze Crutcher's novels, short stories, and novellas, examining his literary craft and such social themes as bigotry, identity, sexuality, relationships, and lossthemes almost always positioned within a sports story.
Category: Literary Criticism. ISBN: 9780810885622
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