Chase Book
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Chase


  • Author : Linwood Barclay
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-07-11
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780143198765

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Chase Excerpt :

The Incredible Journey meets Gordon Korman's On the Run in this exciting middle-grade thriller. Chipper is a very special dog. He's part of a multi-million dollar experiment at a secret organization known only as The Institute. The Institute has been experimenting with dogs, melding them with state-of-the-art computer technology. But there's a problem with Chipper. His natural dog instincts often overrule his computer side. No matter what he's doing, if he sees a squirrel or a mouse, he'll drop everything to chase it. So The Institute has decided it's time to pull the plug on Chipper. Chipper manages a daring escape with a destination in mind, but a team from the Institute, led by the cold-hearted Daggert, is hot on his heels. Twelve-year-old Jeff Conroy lives with his aunt and helps run her business, a lakeside cabin-rental operation that caters to fishermen. Jeff desperately misses his parents, who were killed in a plane crash a year earlier. But at least he's made one friend: Emily, whose ex-cop father owns a similar business down the lake. And Emily, a computer whiz, has the coolest fort ever: a trackless, abandoned train station in the middle of the forest. After eluding his would-be captors, Chipper boards a bus and ends up in the country, only to be hit by a truck that Jeff is driving (underage). Jeff takes Chipper to the train station to nurse him back to health, and it's here that he and Emily discover a computer port in Chipper's collar, and once Emily hooks her laptop to it, she and Jeff discovers that Chipper's arrival is not random. He has been looking for Jeff -- and now so is Daggert ...

The Truth We Chase Book

The Truth We Chase


  • Author : Carl Richards
  • Publisher : Carl Richards
  • Release Date : 2020-04-13
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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The Truth We Chase Excerpt :

When Joseph Joshua Ryebank (JJ) moved to America he brought three things with him; his possessions, his girlfriend and... a secret. Fast forward four years. JJ has a successful career in New York; a wide circle of friends, more money than he could have ever imagined and his past life in England has been consigned to history. That is until one day when, out of the blue, an email arrives from his childhood friend Jill, who he hasn't seen for seventeen years. She wants to meet. This leaves JJ with a dilemma as their past and his secret are intertwined. Was the email just to rekindle their friendship or is he being lured back because others know his secret too? His decision to return to England was his first mistake. What will he do with his new life now that he has his old life back?

The Chase Book
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

The Chase


  • Author : Elle Kennedy
  • Publisher : Elle Kennedy Inc.
  • Release Date : 2018-08-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 427
  • ISBN 10 : 9780994054456

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Chase Book

Chase


  • Author : Linwood Barclay
  • Publisher : Puffin Canada
  • Release Date : 2018-05-08
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 0143198777

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Chase Excerpt :

"Chipper is a very special dog. He's part of a multi-million-dollar experiment at a secret organization known only as The Institute. The Institute has been experimenting with dogs, melding them with state-of-the-art computer technology. But there's a problem with Chipper. His natural dog instincts often overrule his computer side. No matter what he's doing, if he sees a squirrel or a mouse, he'll drop everything to chase it. So The Institute has decided it's time to pull the plug on Chipper. Chipper manages a daring escape with a destination in mind, but a team from The Institute, led by the cold-hearted Daggert, is hot on his heels. Twelve-year-old Jeff Conroy lives with his aunt and helps run her lakeside cabin-rental business. Jeff desperately misses his parents, who were killed in a plane crash a year earlier. But at least he's made one friend: Emily, a computer whiz, has the coolest fort ever: a trackless, abandoned train station in the middle of the forest. After eluding his would-be captors, Chipper boards a bus to the country that ends up taking him to Jeff and Emily, discover a computer port in Chipper's collar. Chipper's arrival is not random, it turns out. He has been looking for Jeff - and now so is Daggert ..."--

Wrestling at the Chase Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Wrestling at the Chase


  • Author : Larry Matysik
  • Publisher : ECW Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 9781550226843

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Wrestling at the Chase Excerpt :

St. Louis was the capital and Muchnick the ruler of pro wrestling before Vince McMahon's World Wrestling Entertainment took over. Muchnick and St. Louis paved the way for the multi-billion-dollar sports entertainment industry broadcast worldwide from the stadia and showpiece venues of the States. The centre of this magical operation was a TV programme called Wrestling at the Chase', which ran from 1959 to 1983 from the majestic Chase Hotel. Matysik, Muchnick's protege and longtime ringside announcer, recalls with touching fondness the legends of his time.'

Horace Chase Book

Horace Chase


  • Author : Constance Fenimore Woolson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1894
  • Genre: Men
  • Pages : 440
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015038806322

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Salmon P  Chase Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Salmon P Chase


  • Author : Walter Stahr
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2022-02-22
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 848
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501199257

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An NPR Best Book of 2022 From an acclaimed New York Times bestselling biographer, an “eloquently written, impeccably researched, and intensely moving” (The Wall Street Journal) reassessment of Abraham Lincoln’s indispensable Secretary of the Treasury: a leading proponent for black rights during his years in cabinet and later as Chief Justice of the United States. Salmon P. Chase is best remembered as a rival of Lincoln’s for the Republican nomination in 1860—but there would not have been a national Republican Party, and Lincoln could not have won the presidency, were it not for the groundwork Chase laid over the previous two decades. Starting in the early 1840s, long before Lincoln was speaking out against slavery, Chase was forming and leading antislavery parties. He represented fugitive slaves so often in his law practice that he was known as the attorney general for runaway negroes. Tapped by Lincoln to become Secretary of the Treasury, Chase would soon prove vital to the Civil War effort, raising the billions of dollars that allowed the Union to win the war while also pressing the president to recognize black rights. When Lincoln had the chance to appoint a chief justice in 1864, he chose his faithful rival because he was sure Chase would make the right decisions on the difficult racial, political, and economic issues the Supreme Court would confront during Reconstruction. Drawing on previously overlooked sources, Walter Stahr offers a “revelatory” (The Christian Science Monitor) new look at the pivotal events of the Civil War and its aftermath, and a “superb” (James McPherson), “magisterial” (Amanda Foreman) account of a complex forgotten man at the center of the fight for racial justice in 19th century America.

The Chase Book
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

The Chase


  • Author : Lynsay Sands
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2010-06-22
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062013262

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“You can’t help but fall in love with Lynsay Sands!” —Christina Dodd New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lynsay Sands “hits all the right notes” (Suzanne Enoch) whether she’s penning passionate tales of the Argeneau vampire family or transporting her readers to the Scottish Highlands. In her charming historical romance classic The Chase, a beautiful Highlands hellion flees the handsome “English devil” she’s been promised to, and her intended groom realizes that his enchanting prize will be much harder to win than he imagined. Lynsay’s loyal readers, as well as fans of Hannah Howell and Kinley MacGregor will adore The Chase…as well as the very sexy capture!

The Chase Book

The Chase


  • Author : John Donald Wilson
  • Publisher : Harvard Business Review Press
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105038071689

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The Chase Excerpt :

Traces the history of the Chase Manhattan Bank, describes the many crises it has faced, and explains how the bank became a world economic force

The Chase Court   Justices  Rulings  and Legacy Book

The Chase Court Justices Rulings and Legacy


  • Author : Jonathan Lurie
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release Date : 2004-01-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 247
  • ISBN 10 : 9781576078211

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The Chase Court Justices Rulings and Legacy Excerpt :

A revealing examination of the Supreme Court's justices and their "cautiously moderate" jurisprudence during the ten-year tenure of Chief Justice Salmon Portland Chase. * A–Z entries include the significant rulings involving Reconstruction and restoration of the Union such as Ex parte Milligan (1866), the Test Oath Cases (1867), Ex parte McCardle (1868), and Texas v. White (1869) * An analysis of the historical impact and continuing legacy of decisions such as the Court's narrow interpretation of the 14th Amendment in the famous Slaughterhouse Cases

The Reconstruction Justice of Salmon P  Chase Book

The Reconstruction Justice of Salmon P Chase


  • Author : Harold Melvin Hyman
  • Publisher : Landmark Law Cases & American
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015041001267

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The Reconstruction Justice of Salmon P Chase Excerpt :

The demise of the Confederacy left a legacy of legal arrangements that raised fundamental and vexing questions regarding the legal rights and status of former slaves and the status of former Confederate states. As Harold Hyman shows, few individuals had greater impact on resolving these difficult questions than Salmon P. Chase, chief justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1865 to 1873. Hyman argues that in two cases—In Re Turner (1867) and Texas v. White (1869)—Chase combined his abolitionist philosophy with an activist jurisprudence to help dismantle once and for all the deposed machineries of slavery and the Confederacy. In these cases, Chase sought to consolidate the gains of the Civil War era, while demonstrating that the war had both preserved the precious core characteristics of the federal union of states and fundamentally improved the nature of both private and public law. In Re Turner was a private law case decided at the federal circuit level. It involved a black woman's claim that she, a recent slave, was being held in involuntary servitude. Elizabeth Turner's mother had apprenticed Elizabeth to their former master, who had not abided by his contractual obligations to provide Elizabeth with training and compensation, substantively keeping her in slavery. Chase's decision, which relied upon due process and equal protection implications in the thirteenth amendment and 1866 Civil Rights Act, confirmed the rights of emancipated slaves to bargain and contract with employers on a parity with white workers. Texas v. White was a public law case decided in the Supreme Court. It revolved around the issue of whether the holders of U.S. bonds seized and sold by the Confederate state of Texas could demand payment after the war from that state's newly reconstructed government. In effect, Chase and his associate justices were asked to determine the legality of actions committed by all former Confederate states and, thus, to define what constituted a state.