Home | Amazing | Today | Tags | Publishers | Years | Account | Search 
Double Play (Parker, Robert B.)

Buy
Double Play (Parker, Robert B.), 9780399151880 (0399151885), Putnam Adult, 2004

Robert B. Parker fans have been quick to embrace each addition to his remarkable canon, from the legendary Spenser series to the novels featuring Jesse Stone and Sunny Randall. And his occasional forays into the past-Gunman's Rhapsody, a fresh take on Wyatt Earp, and Poodle Springs, based on a Raymond Chandler story-have dazzled critics and confirmed his place among the greatest writers of this century. With Double Play, he presents us with a book he was literally born to write.

It is 1947, the year Jackie Robinson breaks major-league baseball's color barrier by playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers-and changes the world. This is the story of that season, as told through the eyes of a difficult, brooding, and wounded man named Joseph Burke. Burke, a veteran of World War II and a survivor of Guadalcanal, is hired by Brooklyn Dodgers manager Branch Rickey to guard Robinson. While Burke shadows Robinson, a man of tremendous strength and character suddenly thrust into the media spotlight, the bodyguard must also face some hard truths of his own, in a world where the wrong associations can prove fatal.

A brilliant novel about a very real man, Double Play is a triumph: ingeniously crafted, rich with period detail, and re-sounding with the themes familiar to Parker's readers-honor, duty, responsibility, and redemption.

(HTML tags aren't allowed.)

Imaging Dopamine
Imaging Dopamine
Since its discovery 50 years ago, brain dopamine has been implicated in the control of movement and cognition, and is concerned with diverse brain diseases such as Parkinson's disease, schizophrenia and drug addiction. This book is an illustrated biography of the dopamine molecule, from its synthesis in the brain to its signalling mechanisms and...
Inside Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009
Inside Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009

In the course of our engagement with numerous partners and customers, we have learned how much developers enjoy working with Microsoft Dynamics AX. We love building ever-more-powerful versions of Dynamics AX that help our customers increase their competitiveness; our partners love our product’s powerful set of development tools, which...

QuickBooks All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (Computer/Tech)
QuickBooks All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (Computer/Tech)
Packed with expert tips to help you stay on top of your finances

Your one-stop guide to easier small business accounting and financial management

QuickBooks makes it easier to handle all those financial chores you have to do for your small business, and this handy reference makes it easier to use QuickBooks! You'll find minibooks...


Mastering Perl for Bioinformatics
Mastering Perl for Bioinformatics
Mastering Perl for Bioinformatics covers the core Perl language and many of its module extensions, presenting them in the context of biological data and problems of pressing interest to the biological community. This book, along with Beginning Perl for Bioinformatics, forms a basic...
Developing Killer Web Apps with Dreamweaver MX and C#
Developing Killer Web Apps with Dreamweaver MX and C#

Dreamweaver MX 2004 is a great tool, and a great teacher. Its finely tuned support for ASP.NET makes it the fastest way to build serious data-driven web applications. And its transparent interface and the ultra-clean code it generates gives you ample opportunity to learn ASP.NET in its purest form.

For those who aren’t yet...

Real-Time Volume Graphics
Real-Time Volume Graphics

IN TRADITIONAL COMPUTER GRAPHICS, 3D objects are created using highlevel surface representations such as polygonal meshes, NURBS (nonuniform rational B-spline) patches, or subdivision surfaces. Using this modeling paradigm, visual properties of surfaces, such as color, roughness, and reflectance, are described by means of a shading...

©2019 LearnIT (support@pdfchm.net) - Privacy Policy