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The Stand

The Stand Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 038552885X
Release 2008-06-24
Pages 1200
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Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A patient escapes from a biological testing facility, unknowingly carrying a deadly weapon: a mutated strain of super-flu that will wipe out 99 percent of the world’s population within a few weeks. Those who remain are scared, bewildered, and in need of a leader. Two emerge—Mother Abagail, the benevolent 108-year-old woman who urges them to build a peaceful community in Boulder, Colorado; and Randall Flagg, the nefarious “Dark Man,” who delights in chaos and violence. As the dark man and the peaceful woman gather power, the survivors will have to choose between them—and ultimately decide the fate of all humanity. (This edition includes all of the new and restored material first published in The Stand: The Complete And Uncut Edition.) From the Trade Paperback edition.



The Stand

The Stand Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 9781848940833
Release 2008-12-11
Pages 300
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First came the days of the plague... After the days of the plague came the dreams. Dark dreams that warned of the coming of the dark man. The apostate of death, his worn-down boot heels tramping the night roads. The warlord of the charnel house and Prince of Evil. His time is at hand. His empire grows in the west and the Apocalypse looms...



The Stand

The Stand Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 0451169530
Release 1991
Pages 1141
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The ultimate battle between good and evil...



The Stand In

The Stand In Author Steve Bloom
ISBN-10 9781512418903
Release 2016-10-01
Pages 360
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When Brooks volunteered to be a stand-in for Burdette's cousin who got stood up for Homecoming, it was with the noblest of intentionshelping a fellow human being, free of charge. But when he gets a tip of more than three hundred bucks, word spreads quickly and Brooks seizes the opportunity to offer his impeccable escort services to super-wealthy parents who want their daughters to experience those big social events of senior year. Besides, Brooks could use the cash to hire a tutor to get admitted to Columbia University. So what if along the way he goes along with a few minor deceptions and cuts a few moral corners? What could be the harm?



The Stand

The Stand Author
ISBN-10 0785136231
Release 2011-03-02
Pages 136
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The Trashcan Man was spared for a reason. To join the Dark Man Randall Flagg's swelling army and to set the world on fire. It's a dream come true for the pyromaniac, but he has to reach Flagg's compound in Las Vegas first--and, somehow, survive crossing paths with "the Kid," a hardcase who's even crazier and more dangerous than Trashy is! The villains are front-and-center as we cross the mid-point of this epic adaptation of Stephen King's horror masterpiece! Collecting: The Stand: Hardcases #1-5



Girls on the Stand

Girls on the Stand Author Helena Silverstein
ISBN-10 9780814740316
Release 2007-05-01
Pages 239
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"Taking on the emotionally charged issue of mandatory parental involvement in the abortion decisions of minors and judicial bypass provisions in three states, Silverstein carefully lays out and skillfully dismantles myths that sustain support for these policies. Her prose is lucid and engaging, her argument powerful and persuasive."--Austin Sarat, Amherst CollegeThe U.S. Supreme Court has decided that states may require parental involvement in the abortion decisions of pregnant minors as long as minors have the opportunity to petition for a "bypass" of parental involvement. To date, virtually all of the 34 states that mandate parental involvement have put judges in charge of the bypass process. Individual judges are thereby responsible for deciding whether or not the minor has a legitimate basis to seek an abortion absent parental participation. In this revealing and disturbing book, Helena Silverstein presents a detailed picture of how the bypass process actually functions.Silverstein led a team of researchers who surveyed more than 200 courts designated to handle bypass cases in three states. Her research shows indisputably that laws are being routinely ignored and, when enforced, interpreted by judges in widely divergent ways. In fact, she finds audacious acts of judicial discretion, in which judges structure bypass proceedings in a shameless and calculated effort to communicate their religious and political views and to persuade minors to carry their pregnancies to term. Her investigations uncover judicial mandates that minors receive pro-life counseling from evangelical Christian ministries, as well as the practice of appointing attorneys to represent the interests of unbornchildren at bypass hearings.Girls on the Stand convincingly demonstrates that safeguards promised by parental involvement laws



The Stand Omnibus

The Stand Omnibus Author
ISBN-10 0785153314
Release 2012-09-19
Pages 768
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The Stand is a classic tale of good vs. evil, loss weighed against redemption and despair pitted against hope. It is an apocalyptic vision of man's battle to save life against a worldwide plague of death. When the viral strain dubbed "Captain Trips" works its way across the face of the country, the painfully few survivors are launched into a nightmare that's only just begun - but for the Dark Man, Randall Flagg, it's a dream come true. Based on the masterpiece of apocalyptic horror by celebrated author Stephen King, this lavish adaptation is packed with extras in a two-volume slipcased set! COLLECTING: The Stand : Captain Trips 1-5, The Stand: American Nightmares 1-5, The Stand: Soul Survivors 1-5, The Stand: Hardcases 1-5, The Stand : NO MAN'S LAND 1-5, The Stand: THE NIGHT HAS COME 1-5



A Casebook on The Stand

A Casebook on The Stand Author Anthony Magistrale
ISBN-10 9781557422507
Release 1992-01-01
Pages 210
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Essays written on Stephen King's "The Stand."



Respecting The Stand

Respecting The Stand Author Jenifer Paquette
ISBN-10 9780786491001
Release 2012-05-08
Pages 191
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"Academics dismiss Stephen King as a genre writer who appeals to the masses but lacks literary merit. This critical analysis of King's novel The Stand makes a case for King as a literary writer with careful consideration of the abstract themes, characters, setting, and text revealing how King's work brims with the literary techniques"--Provided by publisher.



Take a Stand

Take a Stand Author Jorge Ramos
ISBN-10 9781101989630
Release 2016
Pages 296
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"Renowned journalist Jorge Ramos shares insights and experiences from his long career in journalism with interviews with such luminaries as Fidel Castro, Barbara Walters, Desmond Tutu, Spike Lee, Hugo Chavez, Bill Gates, and Richard Branson"--



Taking the Stand

Taking the Stand Author Amanda Konradi
ISBN-10 0275997189
Release 2007
Pages 227
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Follows 47 rape survivors of varied ages and ethnicities, focusing on the women's experiences throughout the criminal justice processes.



The Stand in

The Stand in Author David Helwig
ISBN-10 0889842442
Release 2002
Pages 90
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David Helwig has written an engaging novella about a whimsical, opinionated and slightly embittered professor of humanities, now retired. The professor is asked, at the last minute, to fill in and deliver an important lecture series, replacing a famous friend and colleague who has suddenly died. The professor does agree but his impromptu talks - both amusing and reflective - combine memories of Paris, odd corners of art history, and the story of his own life with its links to Denman Tarrington, the deceased celebrity. As his talks continue, the professor's thoughts and ideas find their way into other possible worlds, following all the avenues through a house of mirrors.David Helwig lives on Prince Edward Island in the village of Eldon. He indulges his passion for vocal music by singing with choirs in Montreal, Kingston, and Charlottetown. He has appeared as bass soloist in Handel's Messiah, Bach's St Matthew Passion and Mozart's Requiem.



The Stand Vol 5

The Stand Vol  5 Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 9780785182634
Release 2011-08-10
Pages 136
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While Frannie and Stu struggle to find a balance between their personal lives and their public personas, an unholy, unspeakable alliance is born between Harold Lauder and Nadine Cross. It's a date with destiny, orchestrated by the Dark Man, and it could very well mean doom for the Boulder Free Zone. It's time to commune with the spirits of the dead, True Believers, and their message is clear: "You cannot miss what's coming next!" Collecting THE STAND: NO MAN'S LAND #1-5.



The Emergence of Historical Forensic Expertise

The Emergence of Historical Forensic Expertise Author Vladimir Petrović
ISBN-10 9781134996544
Release 2016-10-26
Pages 268
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This book scrutinizes the emergence of historians participating as expert witnesses in historical forensic contribution in some of the most important national and international legal ventures of the last century. It aims to advance the debate from discussions on whether historians should testify or not toward nuanced understanding of the history of the practice and making the best out of its performance in the future.



Stand on Zanzibar

Stand on Zanzibar Author John Brunner
ISBN-10 1429978848
Release 2011-08-16
Pages 576
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Norman Niblock House is a rising executive at General Technics, one of a few all-powerful corporations. His work is leading General Technics to the forefront of global domination, both in the marketplace and politically---it's about to take over a country in Africa. Donald Hogan is his roommate, a seemingly sheepish bookworm. But Hogan is a spy, and he's about to discover a breakthrough in genetic engineering that will change the world...and kill him. These two men's lives weave through one of science fiction's most praised novels. Written in a way that echoes John Dos Passos' U.S.A. Trilogy, Stand on Zanzibar is a cross-section of a world overpopulated by the billions. Where society is squeezed into hive-living madness by god-like mega computers, mass-marketed psychedelic drugs, and mundane uses of genetic engineering. Though written in 1968, it speaks of 2010, and is frighteningly prescient and intensely powerful. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.



Jack Strong Takes a Stand

Jack Strong Takes a Stand Author Tommy Greenwald
ISBN-10 9781596438385
Release 2013-09-24
Pages 240
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Jack Strong just wants to be a regular kid. But his parents have overscheduled his week with every extracurricular activity under the sun: tennis, baseball, cello, karate, tutoring, and Chinese language lessons—all on top of regular homework. His parents want him to be "well-rounded" and prepared for those crucial college applications. Jack's just about had enough. And so, in Jack Strong Takes a Stand by Tommy Greenwald, he stages a sit-in on his couch and refuses to get up until his parents let him quit some of the extracurriculars. As Jack's protest gains momentum, he attracts a local television host who is interested in doing a segment about him. Tensions rise as counter-protesters camp out across the street from Jack and his couch. Jack's enjoying this newfound attention, but he's worried that this sit-in may have gone too far.



The Stand Volume 1

The Stand  Volume 1 Author
ISBN-10 078514272X
Release 2010-01-06
Pages 160
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A deadly biochemical virus called Captain Trips kills nearly everyone it infects, and the individuals who survive the virus are sought by the government that engineered it.