A Girl In Time

Author: John Birmingham
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ISBN: 9780648003601
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On the eve of a huge, breakout success, a poor but brilliant young game developer is pulled out of her world, and time itself, by a cowboy desperately searching for the daughter he lost two hundred years ago. Cady McCall is ready to be rich and famous. She has sacrificed everything, putting her work ahead of family and friends. Now with breakout success and huge, insane wealth so close she can taste it, her life is blown apart by Deputy Marshal John 'Titanic' Smith, the man who rescues her from two muggers, only to carry her off into history. Lost on the seas of time, Smith is desperate to get home to his family in 1876, and now Cady is lost along with him, facing danger and finding love in Victorian London, Ancient Rome and in the near-future America of President for Life Donald Trump.

The Golden Minute

Author: John Birmingham
Publisher: John Birmingham
ISBN: 0648003612
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Cady McCall, a foul-mouthed geek grrl of the twenty-first century teams up with Deputy US Marshal John Titanic Smith to search the centuries for the little girl he lost in 1874. Standing in their way - a Puritan Jihad, actual Nazis, and the mysterious, murderous keepers of time itself.

Age Gender And Sexuality Through The Life Course

Author: Susan Pickard
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781138854635
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Age, Gender and Sexuality through the Life Course argues that the gendered structure of temporality (defined in the dual sense of everyday time as well as age and stage of life) is a key factor underpinning the stalling of the gender revolution. Taking as its central focus the idealised young woman who serves as the mascot of contemporary success, this book demonstrates how the celebration of the Girl is (i) representative of social mobility, educational and professional achievement; (ii) possesses diligence, docility and emotional intelligence, and (iii) displays a reassuring sexuality and youthfulness ¿ but is constructed from the outset to have a fleetingly short life span. Pickard undertakes a theoretical and empirical exploration of the contemporary female experience of education, work, motherhood, sexuality, the challenge of having-it-all. Furthermore, through additional analysis of the transitional ¿reproductive regime¿ from youth into mid-life and beyond, this insightful monograph aims to demonstrate how age and time set very clear limits to what is possible and desirable for the female self; yet how the latter factors also, if used reflexively, can provide the key means of resisting and challenging patriarchy. This book is aimed at a broad interdisciplinary audience located in gender studies, age studies, culture studies, sociology and psychology; accessible for advanced undergraduates and beyond.

A Girl Of Her Time

Author: Margaret Kaine
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444732889
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Love was supposed to be easy . . . Vibrant Maureen Matthews has always dreamt of a life beyond the Potteries. Then, just like a scene from one of her beloved movies, she meets handsome, charming Trevor Mountford. He seems to be everything Maureen ever hoped for and when he asks her to marry him, she has no hesitation in saying yes. But married life isn't what Maureen thought it would be, and she starts to question both her life and her love. Then she meets Greg. He's completely different from what she thought she wanted - but could he be everything she's ever needed? *********** Praise for A Girl Of Her Time 'Ms Kaine's refreshingly simple prose is perfect' Ireland on Sunday 'Highly engaging' Irish Independent

A Girl At A Time With A Little Rhyme

Author: Robin Bassey
Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
ISBN: 1434937186
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That way now, this way soon. Isn¿t life just full of conflicting complications? So Mustapha Saeed, in A Girl at a Time with a Little Rhyme, would seem to agree. This collection of poems, some just so brief as to remind one of haikus, contrasts love and betrayal, mirror images, the fangs of coming short while making comparisons, and other such turmoil in life.

Girl Time

Author: Laura Jensen Walker
Publisher: Fleming H Revell Company
ISBN: 9780800758943
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A woman needs more than Calgon to take her away from the stress in her life--she needs a girlfriend. And in Girl Time, humorist and popular author Walker offers just that in this candid and funny--but also poignant--celebration of girlfriends.

Time Travel Girl 1989

Author: Susanne Wittpennig
Publisher: Schwabe AG
ISBN: 3038484520
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Wir schreiben das Jahr 1989. Die sechzehnjährige Lisa und ihr bester Freund Zac tüfteln an einer Zeitmaschine. Doch es kommt anders als geplant: Als es Zac gelingt, Lisa für ein paar Tage in die Zukunft zu versetzen, beginnen sich die Ereignisse zu überstürzen. Nicht nur will der verbitterte Physiklehrer Mr. Ash inzwischen Zac und Lisa mit allen Mitteln ausschalten, um so an die Zeitmaschine heranzukommen. Nein, Lisa steht auf einmal ihrem zukünftigen Ich gegenüber, das ihr tragische Dinge aus der Zukunft erzählt. Ehe Lisa realisiert, was da alles geschieht, befindet sie sich auf einer Mission: einer Zeitreise in die heutige Gegenwart! "Time Travel Girl: 1989" ist der erste Teil einer Zeitreise-Trilogie und handelt von den großen, wichtigen, weichenstellenden Entscheidungen, die man im Leben trifft - oder eben auch nicht ... Zielgruppe: Jugendliche und junge Erwachsene ab 14 Jahren, die Science Fiction und Time-Travel-Romane lieben. Auch die "Generation X" der Siebziger- und Achtzigerjahre wird sich in der Geschichte wiederfinden. Nicht zuletzt werden auch die 60plus-Leser etliche Aha-Erlebnisse haben. Und auch für die eingeschworenen "Maya-und-Domenico"-Leser wird gesorgt sein: Erneut wird eine äußerst dramatische Liebesgeschichte eine große Rolle spielen.

Gossip And Girl Time

Author: Lindsay Anderson
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781092107266
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"So, girl, let me ask you this," Piper smiled. "What is it that you see in my brother?""Ummm..." I replied, taken by surprise."It's okay, girl, I've known for a long time that you liked him, even when you didn't." Piper smiled once more. "I am more than okay with it.""Okay." I smiled back. "I love his smile, and his loving, sincere, kind, and giving heart. He also happens to be sexy and extremely gorgeous.""TMI, TMI!" Piper laughed. "Now that we have gotten that out of the way, how about we head to the food court and grab some lunch?""Good idea." I laughed back, as Piper and I linked arms.

The Girl From Hard Times Hill

Author: Emma Barnes
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472904443
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When Megan's father finally returns from Occupied Germany in the years following World War II, she should be pleased – shouldn't she? But she hardly knows her father, and his arrival means moving out of Nana's house into the city. Megan hates the changes to her life, yet when she has the opportunity to be the first member of her working-class family to go to Grammar School, it is her dad who is behind her all the way. Can Megan adapt to her new life, and take advantage of a changing Britain?

Das Verlorene Land

Author: John Birmingham
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 3641053978
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Wie sähe die Welt ohne die USA aus? Der 14. März 2003 hatte die Welt in ihren Grundfesten erschüttert: Die USA sowie Teile Kanadas und Mexikos wurden durch einen gigantischen Energieblitz restlos vom Erdboden getilgt. Die Welt ist in Aufruhr, denn egal ob Freund oder Feind, das Verschwinden der letzten großen westlichen Supermacht hat das Gleichgewicht der Kräfte unwiderruflich verschoben...