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Author : Sam Mariano
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 480 pages
File Size : 46,8 Mb
Release : 2018
Category : Erotic drama, American
ISBN : 1791842437

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Senior year was off to a rough start: lube in my locker, panties on my front porch, unimaginative name-calling. See, I got a player suspended from the football team for harassing me, and in my small Texas town, you don’t mess with the football players—even if they mess with you first. I didn’t care if it was an unpopular thing to do; I stood up for myself... and in doing so, opened Pandora’s Box. I never dreamed I would attract the attention of locally worshiped star quarterback, Carter Mahoney. Never imagined his coveted attention would turn out to be such a nightmare. Beneath his carefully constructed façade lurks a monster, a predator looking for the perfect prey to play with. Now, since I’m the girl no one likes or believes, I guess I’m the perfect target for his dark games and twisted desires. After surviving my first encounter with his casual depravity, all I really want is for Carter to leave me alone. But all he seems to want is me.--publisher description.

The Untouchables

Author : Oliver Mendelsohn,Marika Vicziany
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Page : 312 pages
File Size : 43,9 Mb
Release : 1998-04-30
Category : History
ISBN : 0521556716

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The Untouchables by Oliver Mendelsohn,Marika Vicziany Pdf

In a sensitive and compelling account of the lives of those at the very bottom of Indian society, Oliver Mendelsohn and Marika Vicziany explore the construction of the Untouchables as a social and political category, the historical background which led to such a definition, and their position in India today. The authors argue that, despite efforts to ameliorate their condition on the part of the state, a considerable edifice of discrimination persists on the basis of a tradition of ritual subordination. Even now, therefore, it still makes sense to categorise these people as â€~Untouchables'. The book promises to make a major contribution to the social and economic debates on poverty, while its wide-ranging perspectives will ensure an interdisciplinary readership from historians of South Asia, to students of politics, economics, religion and sociology.


Author : Jayne Ann Krentz
Publisher : Hachette UK
Page : 320 pages
File Size : 41,7 Mb
Release : 2019-01-08
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780349415925

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Jack Lancaster spends his nights dreaming of fire. After nearly burning to death in his childhood home, he resolved to hunt down the man responsible - the charismatic cult leader known as Quinton Zane. Twenty years later, Jack is a renowned FBI consultant, known for his almost preternatural ability to get inside the killer's head. But the more cases he solves, the deeper he slips into the darkness - and the more his still unresolved past begins to torment him. His only solace is Winter Meadows, a hypnotist who's helping Jack decode his mysterious dreams. But when Winter falls into danger at the hands of an old enemy, they are brought together as more than just therapist and client. Meanwhile, the one man whose dark legacy continues to haunt Jack is nearer than they think - and more powerful than ever. A feverish, suspenseful read with a smouldering secret at its heart, perfect for fans of Nora Roberts and Melinda Leigh. Here's what other readers had to say about Untouchable 'A couple to root for, a tiny hint of the supernatural, a page-burning plot . . . a sexy, heart-warming romance' Kirkus Reviews 'For the sake of full disclosure, I haven't read the first two books in the series. But let me assure you, I didn't feel left in the dark while reading Untouchable - and neither will you. It's a complicated, suspenseful novel that also delivers a riveting romance' NPR 'A satisfying, fast-paced end to Krentz's arsonist series' People 'A delightful blend of dry wit, crackling chemistry, and edgy suspense' Book Wyrm 'A wonderfully written story that keeps us engrossed from start to finish' The Reading Cafe 'An easy-read and engaging romantic suspense' Delighted Reader 'Wow what an absolutely perfect way to end this series . . . An engrossing page-turner that flows smoothly' Fresh Fiction Join these readers in discovering the dark, romantic thrill of Untouchable

The Untouchable

Author : John Banville
Publisher : Vintage
Page : 384 pages
File Size : 43,8 Mb
Release : 2009-02-19
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780307560926

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One of the most dazzling and adventurous writers now working in English takes on the enigma of the Cambridge spies in a novel of exquisite menace, biting social comedy, and vertiginous moral complexity. The narrator is the elderly Victor Maskell, formerly of British intelligence, for many years art expert to the Queen. Now he has been unmasked as a Russian agent and subjected to a disgrace that is almost a kind of death. But at whose instigation? As Maskell retraces his tortuous path from his recruitment at Cambridge to the airless upper regions of the establishment, we discover a figure of manifold doubleness: Irishman and Englishman; husband, father, and lover of men; betrayer and dupe. Beautifully written, filled with convincing fictional portraits of Maskell's co-conspirators, and vibrant with the mysteries of loyalty and identity, The Untouchable places John Banville in the select company of both Conrad and le Carre. Winner of the Lannan Literary Award for Fiction "Contemporary fiction gets no better than this... Banville's books teem with life and humor." - Patrick McGrath, The New York Times Book Review "Victor Maskell is one of the great characters in recent fiction... The Untouchable is the best work of art in any medium on [its] subject." -Washington Post Book World "As remarkable a literary voice as any to come out of Ireland; Joyce and Beckett notwithstanding." -San Francisco Chronicle

Untouchable Citizens

Author : Hugo Gorringe
Publisher : SAGE
Page : 402 pages
File Size : 52,5 Mb
Release : 2005-01-24
Category : Business & Economics
ISBN : 0761933239

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This book, the fourth in the series Cultural Subordination and the Dalit Challenge, examines the mode of organisation and engagement in politics of the Dalits in Tamil Nadu, and their contribution to the processes of democratisation and egalitarianism. Situating the Dalit movement in the context of socio-political changes in Tamil Nadu, the book covers the following issues:/-/- The current condition of the Dalits in Tamil Nadu, the reasons for their protests and the forms they take/-/- The consequences of the extra-institutional mobilisation of the Dalits for democratic politics in Tamil Nadu/-/- The articulation and implementation of the ideals and action concepts of the Dalit movement in everyday life at the local level/-/- The impact of the emergence and entry into electoral politics of the Dalit Liberation Panthers in Tamil Nadu


Author : Randall Sullivan
Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Page : 577 pages
File Size : 47,8 Mb
Release : 2012-11-06
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780802195654

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Untouchable by Randall Sullivan Pdf

The investigative biography of Michael Jackson’s final years: “A tale of family, fame, lost childhood, and startling accusations never heard before” (ABC Nightline). When Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009, millions of fans around the world were shocked. But the outpouring of emotion that followed his loss was bittersweet. Dogged by scandal for years and undone by financial mismanagement, Jackson had become untouchable in many quarters. Untouchable pulls back the curtain Jackson’s public person to introduce a man who, despite his immense fame, spent his entire life utterly alone; who, in the wake of a criminal trial that left him briefly hospitalized, abandoned Neverland to wander the globe before making one final—and fatal—attempt to recover his wealth and reputation. The Jackson that emerges in these pages is both naïve and cunning, a devoted father whose parenting became an international scandal, a shrewd businessman whose failures nearly brought down a megacorporation, and an inveterate narcissist who craved a quiet, normal life. Randall Sullivan delivers never-before-reported information about Jackson’s business dealings, his relationship with his family, and the pedophilia allegations that derailed his life and mar his legacy today, as well as the suspicious nature of his death. Based on exclusive access to Jackson’s inner circle, Untouchable is an intimate, unflinching portrait of the man who continues to reign as the King of Pop. “A dishy Michael Jackson biography that makes the exhaustively covered King of Pop fascinating all over again.” —People

Untouchable Pasts

Author : Saurabh Dube
Publisher : State University of New York Press
Page : 330 pages
File Size : 41,6 Mb
Release : 1998-03-19
Category : Religion
ISBN : 9781438401577

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Untouchable Pasts by Saurabh Dube Pdf

Untouchable Pasts constructs a history of an untouchable and heretical community over the last two hundred years. The Satnamis of Central India have combined the features of a caste and a sect to question and challenge the tenor of ritual power that variously defines Hinduism. At the same time, within the community, schemes of meaning and power, particularly those centering on gender, have been imbued with ambiguity and a reproduction of forms of inequality. The book presents an interpretive account of Satnami endeavors, encounters, and experiences by combining history and anthropology, archival and field work. It addresses a clutch of theoretical questions and a range of key and inextricably bound analytical relationships in an accessible manner. Issues of caste and untouchability, sect and kinship, myths and pasts are rendered here as part of a wider dynamic between religion and power, gender and community, writing and the constitution of traditions, ritual and the making of modernities, and orality and the construction of histories. Indeed, Untouchable Pasts brings together the perspectives and possibilities defined by three overlapping but distinct theoretical developments that have been elaborated in recent years: first, novel renderings of anthropologies and enthnographies of the historical imagination; second, critically engaged constructions of histories from below, particularly by the collective Subaltern Studies endeavor; and, finally, a conceptual emphasis on the 'everyday' as an arena for the production, negotiation, transaction, and contestations of meanings within wider networks and relationships of power. By casting these analytical tendencies in a critical dialogue with one another, Untouchable Pasts works toward questioning some of those overarching oppositions—for example, between ritual and rationality, myth and history, tradition and modernity, and community and state—that have formed the conceptual core of several inherited traditions of social and political theory within the academy in both Western and non-Western contexts.

Untouchable soldiers

Author : Ardythe Basham
Publisher : Gautam Book Center
Page : 56 pages
File Size : 52,7 Mb
Release : 2008
Category : Dalits
ISBN : 8187733438

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Study conducted in Bhandāra District of Vidarbha, Maharashtra, India.


Author : Mulk Raj Anand
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 0 pages
File Size : 44,6 Mb
Release : 1970
Category : Electronic
ISBN : OCLC:1378566275

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Author : James M. Freeman
Publisher : Routledge
Page : 353 pages
File Size : 47,9 Mb
Release : 2017-04-07
Category : History
ISBN : 9781351797955

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Nearly 16% of India’s population – or over 100 million people – are untouchables. Most of them, despite decades of government efforts to improve their economic and social position, remain desperately poor, illiterate, subject to brutal discrimination and economic exploitation, and with no prospect for improvement of their condition. This is the autobiography, first published in 1979, of Muli, a 40-year-old untouchable of the Bauri caste, living in the Indian state of Orissa, as told to an American anthropologist. Muli is a narrator who combines rich descriptions of daily life with perceptive observations of his social surroundings. He describes with absorbing detail what it is like to be at the bottom of Indian life, and what happens when an untouchable attempts to break out of his accepted role.

Scarface and the Untouchable

Author : Max Allan Collins,A. Brad Schwartz
Publisher : HarperCollins
Page : 872 pages
File Size : 53,6 Mb
Release : 2018-08-14
Category : True Crime
ISBN : 9780062441966

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Scarface and the Untouchable by Max Allan Collins,A. Brad Schwartz Pdf

The new definitive history of gangster-era Chicago–a landmark work that is as riveting as a thriller. Now featuring a new preface, plus 115 photographs and a map of gangland Chicago. A Chicago Public Library Best Book of the Year “Gripping. ... Reads like a novel.” —Chicago “Revolutionizes our understanding of Al Capone and Eliot Ness." —Matthew Pearl In 1929, thirty-year-old gangster Al Capone ruled both Chicago's underworld and its corrupt government. To a public who scorned Prohibition, "Scarface" became a local hero and national celebrity. But after the brutal St. Valentine's Day Massacre transformed Capone into "Public Enemy Number One," the federal government found an unlikely new hero in a twenty-seven-year-old Prohibition agent named Eliot Ness. Chosen to head the legendary law enforcement team known as "The Untouchables," Ness set his sights on crippling Capone's criminal empire. Today, no underworld figure is more iconic than Al Capone and no lawman as renowned as Eliot Ness. Yet in 2016 the Chicago Tribune wrote, "Al Capone still awaits the biographer who can fully untangle, and balance, the complexities of his life," while revisionist historians have continued to misrepresent Ness and his remarkable career. Enter Max Allan Collins and A. Brad Schwartz, a unique and vibrant writing team combining the narrative skill of a master novelist with the scholarly rigor of a trained historian. Collins is the New York Times bestselling author of the gangster classic Road to Perdition. Schwartz is a rising-star historian whose work anticipated the fake-news phenomenon. Scarface and the Untouchable draws upon decades of primary source research—including the personal papers of Ness and his associates, newly released federal files, and long-forgotten crime magazines containing interviews with the gangsters and G-men themselves. Collins and Schwartz have recaptured a bygone bullet-ridden era while uncovering the previously unrevealed truth behind Scarface's downfall. Together they have crafted the definitive work on Capone, Ness, and the battle for Chicago.


Author : Dr B.R. Ambedkar
Publisher : Ssoft Group, INDIA
Page : 207 pages
File Size : 48,8 Mb
Release : 2014-10-21
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 8210379456XXX

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THE UNTOUCHABLES by Dr B.R. Ambedkar Pdf

Who were they and why they became UNTOUCHABLES ? This is the digital copy of "THE UNTOUCHABLES". a book wrote by The great Dr B.R. Ambedkar. Please give us your feedback : www.facebook.com/syag21 Your opinion is very important to us. We appreciate your feedback and will use it to evaluate changes and make improvements in our book.


Author : Narendra Jadhav
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Page : 322 pages
File Size : 41,5 Mb
Release : 2007-03-29
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 0520252632

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Untouchables by Narendra Jadhav Pdf

In the tradition of "Kaffir Boy," this international bestseller "captures the life of India's villages and Bombay's slums with an anthropologist's precision and a novelist's humanity" ("Asia Times").

Encyclopaedia of Untouchables Ancient, Medieval and Modern

Author : Raj Kumar
Publisher : Gyan Publishing House
Page : 510 pages
File Size : 40,9 Mb
Release : 2008
Category : Dalits
ISBN : 8178356643

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Encyclopaedia of Untouchables Ancient, Medieval and Modern by Raj Kumar Pdf

The book entitled Encyclopaedia of Untouchables, Ancient, Medieval and Modern compiled in 2 volumes witnesses to the fact that how the Brahminical ideology used to behave with the poor people of the Father which is totally unbearable to a normal person, even though they used to clean the cities, latrines, skin of the dead animals which were owned by the Brahmans. Hence, the Dalit literature is not a simple literature, it is associated with a movement to bring about a change in the society by working personally to realize the basic facts of the life, but Brahmans are only the philosophers of their literature, working for their personal benefit not for others. It has established its own strong tradition with anti-caste or untouchables thinker like Buddha, Ved Vyash, Valmiki, Qutab-ud-Din Aebik, Balban, Balban, Firoz Shah Tuglaq, Barani the great writer, Amir Timur, Sultan Sikandar of Kashmir, Zain-ul- Abidin, Mirza Haidar Dughlat, Babar, Ravidas, Akbar, Guru Nanak, Kabir, Phule, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, many more as its sign posts.