The Danger

Author: Dick Francis
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141942384
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A beautiful Italian girl driving home in an open top sports car, a little boy playing on a south Coast beach and the Senior Steward of the Jockey Club on his way to a press reception in Baltimore. One after the other they suffer the same nightmare ordeal - kidnapping. But there is one thing connecting these particular cases. For the Italian girl is a jockey and the little boy an only son of a race horse owner. A picture of the person behind this interanational chain of crime starts to emerge - a lover of Verdi, a man with a cool and calculating brain and an aficionado of the racing world. Andrew Doublas, brought in to advise and help the vicitms and their families, proceeds with all his customary diplomacy and courage. Only to find himeself playing a dangerous part: the role usually reserved for his clients...

The Danger

Author: Dick Francis
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101459928
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When a string of kidnappings rocks the horse racing world, Andrew Douglas is brought in to recover the missing-without becoming the next victim.

The Danger

Author: Dick Francis
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 0330450425
Size: 17.23 MB
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When a string of kidnappings rocks the horse racing world, Andrew Douglas is brought in to recover the missing--without becoming the next victim. Reissue.

The Danger Of Music And Other Anti Utopian Essays

Author: Richard Taruskin
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520942790
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The Danger of Music gathers some two decades of Richard Taruskin's writing on the arts and politics, ranging in approach from occasional pieces for major newspapers such as the New York Times to full-scale critical essays for leading intellectual journals. Hard-hitting, provocative, and incisive, these essays consider contemporary composition and performance, the role of critics and historians in the life of the arts, and the fraught terrain where ethics and aesthetics interact and at times conflict. Many of the works collected here have themselves excited wide debate, including the title essay, which considers the rights and obligations of artists in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. In a series of lively postscripts written especially for this volume, Taruskin, America's "public" musicologist, addresses the debates he has stirred up by insisting that art is not a utopian escape and that artists inhabit the same world as the rest of society. Among the book's forty-two essays are two public addresses—one about the prospects for classical music at the end of the second millennium C. E., the other a revisiting of the performance issues previously discussed in the author's Text and Act (1995)—that appear in print for the first time.

The Danger Of Dreams

Author: Nancy Mitchell
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807847755
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American imperialism in Latin America at the beginning of the twentieth century has been explained, in part, as a response to the threat posed by Germany in the region. But, as Nancy Mitchell demonstrates, the German actions that raised American hackles t

The Danger Of Gender

Author: Clara Nubile
Publisher: Sarup & Sons
ISBN: 8176254029
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With reference to 20th century Indian English literature with special reference to gender identity.

Reporting From The Danger Zone

Author: Maria Armoudian
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317556848
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Journalism is a dangerous business when one’s "beat" is a war zone. Armoudian reveals the complications facing frontline journalists who cover warzones, hot spots and other hazardous situations. It compares yesterday’s conflict journalism, which was fraught with its own dangers, with today’s even more perilous situations—in the face of shrinking journalism budgets, greater reliance on freelancers, tracking technologies, and increasingly hostile adversaries. It also contrasts the difficulties of foreign correspondents who navigate alien sources, languages and land, with domestically-situated war correspondents who witness their own homelands being torn apart.