Desperation

Roman

Author: Stephen King

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641053986

Category: Fiction

Page: 832

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Allein mit dem Bösen am einsamsten Ort der Welt Im Bergbaustädtchen Desperation ist das Gewebe zwischen den Welten dünn. Bergleute sind versehentlich in eine andere Dimension durchgebrochen und haben einen schrecklichen Dämon freigesetzt. Ein paar Urlauber auf der Durchreise landen im Gefängnis des kleinen Ortes mitten in der Wüste Nevadas: Desperation – das heißt Verzweiflung ... »Wieder beweist Stephen King, dass er der wichtigste Barometer unseres kulturellen Klimas ist: Seine Albträume sind unbarmherzig.« Publishers Weekly

Desperation

Roman

Author: Stephen King,Joachim Körber,Lars Schiele

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783453434042

Category:

Page: 829

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Peter und Mary Jackson geraten auf ihrer Fahrt durch Nevada in einen ausweglosen Alptraum: Ein psychopathischer Fremder verschleppt sie in die verlassene Bergarbeiterstaddt Desperation, wo in einem Minenschacht das Monster TAK haust. TAK ernährt sich aus der Lebensenergie von Menschen ... "Kein anderer Schriftsteller der Gegenwart beherrscht so sehr die Klaviatur des Grauens wie Stephen King." DIE WELT Stephen King, 1947 in Portland, Maine, geboren, ist einer der erfolgreichsten amerikanischen Schriftsteller. Schon als Student veröffentlichte er Kurzgeschichten, sein erster Romanerfolg, 'Carrie', erlaubte ihm, sich nur noch dem Schreiben zu widmen. Seitdem hat er weltweit 400 Millionen Bücher in mehr als 40 Sprachen verkauft. Im November 2003 erhielt er den Sonderpreis der National Book Foundation für sein Lebenswerk.

Desperation

Author: Alexander Dundass

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1304399702

Category: Fiction

Page: 262

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Desperation has set in for the Territories of the Twenty. After more than a century at war with the Hegemony, they have suffered two catastrophic defeats: the loss of their main uranium source for their warships and their failure in destroying the Hegemony's main base. In desperation, Admiral William Savage takes a third of the fleet to parts of the galaxy unknown to the Territories. Arriving in Lonsation space, Savage finds it has been taken over by the Hegemony and in order to take advantage of their uranium supplies, he must free Lonsatia. But do so, he may have to reveal his cybernetic powers as he battles his cyborg brothers exiled long ago for attempting to take over the galaxy. The missing fleet does not go unnoticed by the Hegemony, and plans are made to invade the capital of the Territories of the Twenty, Veloxora, while part of its defending fleet is missing. Will Admiral Savage be able to save the Lonsation Colonies, and will there be a home for him to return to at Veloxora?

In Desperation

Author: Rick Mofina

Publisher: MIRA

ISBN: 1488006431

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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"A blisteringly paced story that cuts to the bone. It left me ripping through pages deep into the night." —James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author "Hell hath no fury like a mother wronged. In Desperation is a superbly written thriller that plumbs the depths of every parent's nightmare. Timely, tense, and terrifying, this book is sure to be a big hit!" — Brad Thor, #1 New York Times bestselling author Eleven-year-old Tilly Martin is dragged from her suburban bedroom. Her mother, Cora, pleads for mercy but the kidnappers are clear: if they don't get their $5 million back in five days, Tilly dies. If anyone contacts police, Tilly dies. Journalist Jack Gannon's estranged sister, Cora, disappeared without a trace decades ago. Now she is frantically reaching out to him for help. Cora tells him about the shameful mistakes she's madeâ€"but she guards the one secret that may be keeping her daughter alive. A twenty-year-old assassin, haunted by the faces of the people he's executed, seeks absolution as he sets out to commit his last murders as a hired killer. In the U.S. and Mexico, police and the press go flat out on Tilly's case. But as Gannon digs deeper into his anguished sister's past, the hours tick down on his niece's life and he faces losing a fragment of his rediscovered family forever. Originally published in 2011

Desperation

Roman

Author: Stephen King

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641053986

Category: Fiction

Page: 832

View: 8507

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Allein mit dem Bösen am einsamsten Ort der Welt Im Bergbaustädtchen Desperation ist das Gewebe zwischen den Welten dünn. Bergleute sind versehentlich in eine andere Dimension durchgebrochen und haben einen schrecklichen Dämon freigesetzt. Ein paar Urlauber auf der Durchreise landen im Gefängnis des kleinen Ortes mitten in der Wüste Nevadas: Desperation – das heißt Verzweiflung ... »Wieder beweist Stephen King, dass er der wichtigste Barometer unseres kulturellen Klimas ist: Seine Albträume sind unbarmherzig.« Publishers Weekly

Cruisin' On Desperation

Author: Pat G'Orge-Walker

Publisher: Kensington

ISBN: 0758261187

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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In this hilarious send-up of church life, the husband-hungry members of the Oh Lawd Why Am I Still Single church group have gathered to complain about the slim pickings in their little town of Pelzer, South Carolina. And newcomer Birdie Tweet may offer just the opportunity they're looking for. . . Birdie's love life was bleak until she received a phone call from Lyon Lipps, an irresistible Afro-Latino hunk. Unbeknownst to Birdie, he's also a con artist who has seduced countless women. Now he's found Jesus and wants to reconnect with good Sister Tweet. But when Birdie passes around Lyon's photo, which is actually his mug shot, several ladies in the church group recognize him. . . The ladies devise a plan for revenge that will also improve their chances of meeting men. They're going cruising aboard the aptly named ship, Desperation of the Seas. And they plan to trick Lyon into sailing along with them. Soon, they're riding a wave of bickering, betrayal, and unholy behavior, with plenty of laughs--and a few genuine revelations--along the way. . . "A winner!" --Angela Benson, author of Sins of the Father "Page-turning laughs, a soul-stirring message, and characters you won't soon forget. . .after reading Cruisin' on Desperation, your cruise through life and faith will never be the same." --Stacy Hawkins Adams, author of Worth a Thousand Words "Gut-splitting laughter and a strong spiritual message." --Jacquelin Thomas

Desperation

Author: Charlotte Lamb

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780373112029

Category: Fiction

Page: 189

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Desperation by Charlotte Lamb released on Jul 25, 1989 is available now for purchase.

The Power of Desperation

Breakthroughs in Our Brokenness

Author: Michael Catt

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 0805448675

Category: Religion

Page: 240

View: 1975

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A senior pastor of a Baptist church and the executive producer of Facing the Giants and FIREPROOF introduces an intriguing concept through biblical and modern stories of incomplete people whose only path to victory is through total surrender. Original.

Divine Desperation

12 Powerful Insights to Help You Fulfill God's Destiny for Your Life

Author: John Hurston,Maxine Hurston,Karen Hurston

Publisher: Charisma Media

ISBN: 1591851718

Category: Religion

Page: 256

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What difference can I make in this world? John Hurston shatters the notion that one person can't effect change in a nation or the world. Join him in the jungles of Africa, the cities of Korea and the ravages of Vietnam, and experience divine desperation. In a practical format ideal for personal or group study, this hero of the faith-the man whom Dr. Cho calls his mentor-shares timeless insights that will equip you to do more for God than you ever dreamed possible. You can make a difference! “John Hurston's memoir should be required reading for every Christian who is committed to evangelism and prayer.” -Ted Haggard, Pastor, New Life Church, Colorado Springs “John Hurston's ministry alongside Dr. Cho is legendary…this book is birthed from the heart of one of God's choice servants.” -Tommy Barnett, Pastor, Phoenix First Assembly of God “This book will have you on the edge of your seat...and perhaps on your knees. Don't miss your opportunity to gain insight from the man who mentored the pastor of the world's largest church!” -Marilyn Hickey, President, Marilyn Hickey Ministries “This book will ignite you with the Spirit's fire of holy desire and will change you forever.” -Billy Joe Daugherty, Pastor, Victory Christian Center, Tulsa About the author: John Hurston served with distinction as an Assemblies of God missionary for more than thirty years. He was knighted by Liberia's President Tubman, and his mission among drug addicts in Saigon was given premium property by the president's wife of South Vietnam. For more than twenty years he served as mentor to Dr. David Yonggi Cho, founder and pastor of Yoido Full Gospel Church in Seoul, Korea-the largest church in the world. Dr. Hurston is now an adjunct professor at Christian Life School of Theology in Columbus, Georgia. For more information, visit his website at www.hurstonministries.org.

DESPERATION

Author: Duane K. Lacoursiere

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 145006342X

Category: Fiction

Page: 60

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What happens when an inhabited planet is about to become uninhabitable? Do the inhabitants just accept their fate and die with dignity? Or do they abandon their planet like rats leaving a sinking ship? Common sense would dictate that a slim chance at survival is better by far than no chance at all. One only has to look at our own medical community to see how far they will go to buy a cancer patient just a few more months of life. Most times, the quality of that life is not even an issue. It does not matter how painful or wretched that life may be, as long as there is more of it. Thus, when the time came, the Colony Ship “Desperation” was launched. With only sublight capability and no clear destination it headed out into the great unknown with the philosophy that “anywhere is better than here.” This book is made up of excerpts from the Captains log of the Colony Ship “Desperation.” It covers a span of almost 1700 years from the time of its launch to the present, when they stumble across a secret that has evaded mankind ever since Noah sailed his Ark.

The Desperation Zone

Author: Dannie Hood

Publisher: Evergreen Press

ISBN: 9781581691399

Category: Religion

Page: 148

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Most people see problems, the storms that blow through their lives, as obstacles to be avoided. Dannie Hood suggests that life's storms, and the resulting desperation they bring, can be a gateway to miraculous intervention. More importantly, they can be the catalyst of deeper fellowship and intimacy with God.

Driven by Desperation

Author: Michael A. Folkes

Publisher: MIC - Mighty In Character, LLC

ISBN: 0986220809

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 176

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Successful CEO of MA Folkes Co. Inc., Michael Folkes originated from an impoverished background in the countryside of Jamaica. From early on, Michael was forced to confront the poverty into which he was born. However, with determination and perseverance and the love, guidance and moral support of his grandparents he fought his way through poverty and abuse to beat the odds. Michael’s faith provided, and continues to provide great support. Michael believes God has answered his prayers, and intervened in his life. Today Michael is happy and successful, creating a legacy through the Melbourne and Michael Folkes Foundation to provide the first steps for others to achieve their potential, with the intention that they, in turn, will help others to achieve theirs. Michael has written his life story in his first book Driven by Desperation, to inspire and motivate others to consider their own challenges as opportunities, and make changes that will have a positive impact on their lives.

Weapons of Desperation

German Frogmen and Midget Submarines of the Second World War

Author: Lawrence Paterson

Publisher: Naval Institute Press

ISBN: 9781591149293

Category: History

Page: 256

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Quiet Desperation

The Effects of Competition in School on Abused and Neglected Children

Author: Gerald W. Neal

Publisher: Hamilton Books

ISBN: 1461626749

Category: Education

Page: 136

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With standardized testing and predetermined subgroups garnering the attention of educational leaders, abused and neglected children have fallen deeper into the crevice of the system. For years these children have been ignored, save the obvious, visible bruises or child-initiated confessions. Because researching children is difficult without parental consent, it is nearly impossible to expose this problem with any level of legitimacy. By combining research from scientific research and the humanities, autobiographical flashbacks fuse with narratives that vividly detail the author's disturbing encounters with abused children as a school administrator. The effect is the realization that public schools unknowingly feed on weaker children beneath the awning of accountability.

Desperation Point

Author: Clington Quamie

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 9781452092362

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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In the mountains of a paradisiacal island, four teenagers went hiking, only to discover that they were walking straight into a catastrophic earthquake. Years later,their lives were entangled in a chain of natural disasters including: an ever raging hurricane and a monstrous volcano. In the midst of those dreadful disasters, Robert Cullingberg is caught up in a sophisticated love affair between Kaila Bronson his childhood friend and later a storm specialist and Erika Hafez a young German professor at Ross University. At the same time, Nature Isle is in campaign mode. Wrapped in a tangled web of deception, the ruling political party is keeping a deadly secret from the people; a menacingly active volcano is about to erupt and the main opposition party is fighting feverishly to blow the governments cover.

Desperation Moon

Author: Ken Douglas

Publisher: Bootleg Press

ISBN: 9780974524610

Category: Fiction

Page: 311

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Worry about the approaching custody battle for her niece Kelly with Estelle, her dead sisters rich mother-in-law, causes off road race car driver Sara Hackett to lose control of her car halfway through the Australian Desert Safari, a race between Sydney and Darwin. Out of the race, she decides to go back to Long Beach, California a week early.When she arrives home she finds her niece has been kidnapped. The kidnappers want a million dollars from Estelle who Sara believes wont pay. Sara sees on the news that software magnate Cyril Radoslaws daughter Paige has also been kidnapped. She knows that Clay, her police officer husband, has been advising Radoslaw on security and figures out that he is behind both kidnappings.The next day Radoslaw is found dead in Saras bed. Now the police are after her and the message to Sara is clear. Radoslaw wouldnt pay either. Sara is desperate. She has to elude her husband and the police and find the girls before the deadline runs out.

Silent Desperation

An Eclectic Mix of Short Fiction and Poetry

Author: Jeffrey M. Bryan

Publisher: Jeffrey Bryan

ISBN: 1449581471

Category: Fiction

Page: 184

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Written through the emotional rollercoaster of decades, each story and poem captures the human condition in convincing detail, from the greatest love to unalloyed hurt. Yet throughout, the writing is entertaining, offering characters and situations that expand the imagination and pass along the conceptual epiphanies that inspired them. Like a silent cry from the depths of personal experience, the stories and poetry in Silent Desperation capture the greatest life has to offer.