Pax

Author: Sara Pennypacker

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062377035

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 288

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National Book Award Longlist * New York Times Bestseller * An Amazon Best Book of the Year From bestselling and award-winning author Sara Pennypacker comes a beautifully wrought, utterly compelling novel about the powerful relationship between a boy and his fox. Pax is destined to become a classic, beloved for generations to come. Pax and Peter have been inseparable ever since Peter rescued him as a kit. But one day, the unimaginable happens: Peter's dad enlists in the military and makes him return the fox to the wild. At his grandfather's house, three hundred miles away from home, Peter knows he isn't where he should be—with Pax. He strikes out on his own despite the encroaching war, spurred by love, loyalty, and grief, to be reunited with his fox. Meanwhile Pax, steadfastly waiting for his boy, embarks on adventures and discoveries of his own. . . .

Pax

Author: Sara Pennypacker

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0008158096

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

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A moving story of the extraordinary friendship between a boy and his fox, and their epic journey to be reunited. Beautifully illustrated by multi-award winner, Jon Klassen.

K-Pax

A Novel

Author: Dr. Gene Brewer

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9780312701321

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Psychiatrist Gene Brewer doesn't have a diagnosis for the mysterious new patient who calls himself "prot" (rhymes with goat). But this strange and likeable man cannot be--as he claims--from the planet K-PAX. Or can he? Prot knows facts about space that are confounding the experts. He is soon revealing Dr. Brewer's own deepest pains and most sublime longings. And his tales of K-PAX have other patients competing to go along with him when he heads "home". Now the doctor is racing the clock to find prot's true identity before he losses a man whose "madness" might just save them all. . . Published in a dozens countries with movie rights sold to the producer of Field of Dreams, K-PAX has touched the hearts and expanded the horizons of readers around the world. It promises to join Robert Heinlein's classic Stranger in a Strange Land as a moving, thought-provoking masterpiece of modern-day fiction.

Pax and Blue

Author: Lori Richmond

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481451324

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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"A little boy forms an unlikely friendship with a pigeon who knows what it's like to be small"--

Pax

The Bean Chronicles

Author: Stephen Stuart

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 142693887X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 476

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Fresh from his latest escapade, the benevolent spirit known as Bean is back in a new endeavor. But this time he is faced with what could be the end of humanity as we know it ... After his successful intervention in the life and family of an autistic child, Bean meets up with an acquaintance from the past. Called Leader, this acquaintance is the entity-in-charge for billions of blood-sucking creatures. He's also on the verge of changing his lifestyle, leaving his plasmaholic followers in need of management. Leader turns to Bean for help. But in their quest, Leader and Bean meet the epitome of evil in the cradle of Western civilization: Lili-It, and her henchman, Whoever. This duo wants nothing less than the complete annihilation of civilization in preparation for the rebirth of immorality. It falls upon Bean and Leader to thwart those insidious plans. Together, with a cadre of determined allies, both human and spirit, Bean and Leader prepare to meet Lili-It in a final conflict, where a fusion of physical and spiritual forces join in a place called Armageddon. And in this battle, there can be only one winner ... "PAX" expands the boundaries of human imagination and creates an intriguing and altogether fascinating alternate world.

Konx Om Pax

Essays in Light

Author: Aleister Crowley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Hermetism

Page: 108

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Pax Technica

How the Internet of Things May Set Us Free Or Lock Us Up

Author: Philip N. Howard

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300199473

Category: Social Science

Page: 352

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A technology expert describes a possible future, and its repercussions in the area of privacy, social control and political manipulation, of a world where more and more things, like eyeglasses, thermostats and home security systems are reliant on the Internet.

Finding Pax

The Unexpected Journey of a Little Wooden Boat

Author: Kaci Cronkhite

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 0998375306

Category: Travel

Page: 134

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ON THE ISLAND IN Denmark where the oldest oak tree in Europe grows, a young boatbuilder nicknamed “the perfectionist” crafted a boat with his hands. In 1936, the boat was finished and her journey began. Seventy years later, in Port Townsend, Washington—just minutes after a near catastrophe was averted in the marina outside her office window—around-the-world sailor Kaci Cronkhite opened an email. A Danish spidsgatter named Pax was for sale in Victoria, British Columbia. After years of experience around boats, Kaci knew better than to buy a wooden boat. But—smitten by the buxom curves of Pax and inspired by a life in the wind—she did. The journey that brought the two together became a quest that connected families in three countries with history that had been lost. What Kaci didn’t know—what no one knew—was where and how far Pax had journeyed, what she survived those seven decades and what those who loved her would always remember.

Pax-Pn Secrets Study Guide

Nursing Test Review for the NLN Pre-Admission Examination (PAX)

Author: Pax Nursing Exam Secrets Test Prep Team

Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC

ISBN: 9781610724869

Category: Medical

Page: 156

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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** PAX-PN Secrets helps you ace the NLN Pre-Admission Examination (PAX), without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive PAX-PN Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. PAX-PN Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to NLN Pre-Admission Examination (PAX) Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive Word Knowledge review including: Nearly and Perfect Synonyms, Prefixes, Positive vs. Negative, Word Strength, Type and Topic, Form a Sentence, Use Replacements, Eliminate Similar Choices, Adjectives Give it Away, Use Logic, The Trap of Familiarity; A comprehensive Mathematics review including: The Easiest Math Review You'll Ever Read, Solving for Variables, How to Read Word Problems, Keeping Probability Simple, Using the Right Formulas, Graphing for Success, Breezing Through Ratios, Understanding Line Plotting, The Logical Approach to the Solving Difficult Problems; A comprehensive Reading Comprehension review including: Skimming, Paragraph Focus, Eliminate Choices, Contextual Clues, Fact/Opinion, Opposites, Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, New Information, Valid Information, Time Management; A comprehensive Science review including: How to Work Fast, Milking the Question for All Its Worth, Watching Out for the Obvious, Backtracking to the Answer, Making Bizarre Decisions, Understanding the Flaws, Strategic Choice Elimination, Knowing for Certain, Avoiding Technicalities, and much more...

Pax Romana

War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World

Author: Adrian Goldsworthy

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300222262

Category: History

Page: 528

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A groundbreaking and comprehensive history of the Roman Peace from one of the leading historians of the ancient world Best-selling author Adrian Goldsworthy turns his attention to the Pax Romana, the famous peace and prosperity brought by the Roman Empire at its height in the first and second centuries AD. Yet the Romans were conquerors, imperialists who took by force a vast empire stretching from the Euphrates to the Atlantic coast. Ruthless, Romans won peace not through coexistence but through dominance; millions died and were enslaved during the creation of their empire. Pax Romana examines how the Romans came to control so much of the world and asks whether traditionally favorable images of the Roman peace are true. Goldsworthy vividly recounts the rebellions of the conquered, examining why they broke out, why most failed, and how they became exceedingly rare. He reveals that hostility was just one reaction to the arrival of Rome and that from the outset, conquered peoples collaborated, formed alliances, and joined invaders, causing resistance movements to fade away.

Pax

The Millennium Alliance

Author: Jon C. Thomas

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595233163

Category: Fiction

Page: 200

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What if the peacemakers became the peacebreakers? What if a future organization, dedicated to maintaining international peace, became the greatest threat to it? That is the premise for the first novel in a military/science fiction series entitled PAX. The series begins with, PAX: The Millennium Alliance, and is set in the year 2031. It is a time when PAX, the multicultural, multinational, successor to the United Nations and N.A.T.O., patrols the world's oceans in quarter-mile long submersible command ships. Led by the brilliant and charismatic Chairman Julius Petrain, PAX has kept the peace for fourteen years, but the have done their job too well. Lulled into a false sense of security, PAX's international sponsors have allowed their individual militaries to wane, opening the door for Petrain's ruthless grab for worldwide power. All that stands in his way is Jeffrey Speares, the American captain of PAX's newest and largest command ship, a man desperately trying to fit into this new geopolitical reality. With the help of loyal officers like Rachel Velasquez, one of PAX's leading fighter aces, he battles the powerful forces arrayed against him, and ultimately thwarts Petrain's plan of military conquest. Victory however, comes at a very high price.

Pax Athenica

Author: Geoffrey Greer

Publisher: Geoffrey Greer

ISBN: 1424195810

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

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In the distant future, an AI society stands as the sole inheritors of the earth after human activity has annihilated all organic life on the planetaincluding the humans themselves. After eight decades of war, peace has finally been secured by the victorious city-state Athens, whose governor, Maximilian, has realized his lifetime dream of unifying their society. However, new discord arises when the earth exhibits symptoms of biological regenerationaa phenomenon regarded by the ruling class as a threat to their way of life. Maximilian cannot see why biological diversity should be important to an entirely robotic society, and a separatist movement takes form, rallying behind the scholar Isaac, which threatens to destroy the peace of Athens and bring the state to civil war.

Native Resistance and the Pax Colonial in New Spain

Author: Susan Schroeder

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9780803292499

Category: History

Page: 200

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Ethnic rebellions continually disrupted the Pax Colonial, Spain's three-hundred-year rule over the Native peoples of Mexico. Although these uprisings varied considerably in cause, duration, consequences, and scale, they collectively served as a constant source of worry for the Spanish authorities. This meticulously researched volume provides both a valuable overview of Native uprisings in New Spain and a stimulating reevaluation of their significance. Running counter to the prevailing scholarly tendency to emphasize similarities among ethnic revolts, the seven contributors examine episodes of rebellion that are distinguished by their ethnic, geographical, and historical diversity, ranging culturally and geographically across colonial New Spain and spanning the last two centuries of Spanish rule. Unparalleled access to colonial archival sources also enables the writers to more fully consider indigenous perspectives on resistance and explore in greater detail than before the precipitating factors and effects of different forms of protest. A provocative concluding essay balances this line of inquiry by investigating how a shared cultural disposition toward violence in colonial New Spain contributed to the atmosphere of ethnic tension and rebellion. Susan Schroeder is a professor of history at Loyola University. She is the author of Chimalpahin and the Kingdom of Chalco and the coeditor of the forthcoming Indian Women in Early Mexico.

PAX Draconis

The Role-playing Game

Author: Justin Dagna

Publisher: Technicraft

ISBN: 9780970327802

Category:

Page: 291

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Regime Hegemony in Museveni’s Uganda

Pax Musevenica

Author: J. Rubongoya

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 023060336X

Category: Political Science

Page: 283

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This is a study of the struggle for the restoration of legitimate power in Uganda following the 1986 National Resistance Army/Movement (NRA/M) liberation battle led by President Yoweri Museveni. It addresses the empirical consequences of legitimacy on power relations and how this affects democratization and economic progress.

The Backworlds

Author: M. Pax

Publisher: M. Pax

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 145

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In the far future, humanity settles the stars, bioengineering its descendants to survive in a harsh universe. This is the first book in the science fiction series, The Backworlds. A space opera adventure. After the war with the Foreworlders, Backworlders scatter across the remaining planets. Competition is fierce, and pickings are scant. Scant enough that Craze’s father decides to improve his fortunes by destroying his son. He tells his only boy their moon isn’t big enough for them both and gives Craze a ticket for the next transport leaving the space dock. Cut off from everyone he knows with little money and no knowledge of the worlds beyond, Craze must find a way to forge a new life and make his father regret this day. First, he must survive.

Operation Pax

Author: Michael Innes

Publisher: House of Stratus

ISBN: 1842327518

Category: Fiction

Page: 333

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A two-bit con-man is thrown in at the deep end as a desperate hunt takes place in Oxford, in this gripping tale the thrilling climax of which takes place in the vaults of the Bodleian Library.