The Pursuit Book
Score: 3.5
From 132 Ratings

The Pursuit


  • Author : Janet Evanovich
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2017-02-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553392791

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"Janet Evanovich, author of the blockbuster Stephanie Plum novels, and Lee Goldberg, writer for the Monk television show, team up once again in their rollicking, New York Times bestselling Fox and O'Hare series! Nicolas Fox, international con man, thief, and one of the top ten fugitives on the FBI's most-wanted list, has been kidnapped from a beachfront retreat in Hawaii. What the kidnapper doesn't know is that Nick Fox has been secretly working for the FBI. It isn't long before Nick's covert partner, Special Agent Kate O'Hare, is in hot pursuit of the crook who stole her con man. The trail leads to Belgium, France, and Italy, and pits Nick and Kate against their deadliest adversary yet: Dragan Kovic, an ex-Serbian military officer. He's plotting a crime that will net him billions. and cost thousands of American lives. Nick and Kate have to mount the most daring, risky, and audacious con they've ever attempted to save a major U.S. city from a catastrophe of epic proportions. Luckily they have the help of an eccentric out-of-work actor, a bandit who does his best work in the sewers, and Kate's dad, Jake. The pressure's on for Nick and Kate to make this work--even if they have to lay their lives on the line. The fifth in the bestselling Fox and O'Hare suspense series that "[mixes] humor from Evanovich and Goldberg's books with the intricate cons seen in the best episodes of Mission: Impossible"--

The Pursuit Of    Book
Score: 4.5
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The Pursuit Of


  • Author : Courtney Milan
  • Publisher : Courtney Milan
  • Release Date : 2018-06-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781937248673

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The Pursuit Of Excerpt :

What do a Black American soldier, invalided out at Yorktown, and a white British officer who deserted his post have in common? Quite a bit, actually. • They attempted to kill each other the first time they met. • They're liable to try again at some point in the five-hundred mile journey that they're inexplicably sharing. • They are not falling in love with each other. • They are not falling in love with each other. • They are… Oh, no. The Pursuit Of… is a love affair between two men and the Declaration of Independence. It’s a novella of around 38,000 words.

The Pursuit of Happyness Book
Score: 4
From 14 Ratings

The Pursuit of Happyness


  • Author : Chris Gardner
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-03-17
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061750588

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The astounding yet true rags-to-riches saga of a homeless father who raised and cared for his son on the mean streets of San Francisco and went on to become a crown prince of Wall Street At the age of twenty, Milwaukee native Chris Gardner, just out of the Navy, arrived in San Francisco to pursue a promising career in medicine. Considered a prodigy in scientific research, he surprised everyone and himself by setting his sights on the competitive world of high finance. Yet no sooner had he landed an entry-level position at a prestigious firm than Gardner found himself caught in a web of incredibly challenging circumstances that left him as part of the city's working homeless and with a toddler son. Motivated by the promise he made to himself as a fatherless child to never abandon his own children, the two spent almost a year moving among shelters, "HO-tels," soup lines, and even sleeping in the public restroom of a subway station. Never giving in to despair, Gardner made an astonishing transformation from being part of the city's invisible poor to being a powerful player in its financial district. More than a memoir of Gardner's financial success, this is the story of a man who breaks his own family's cycle of men abandoning their children. Mythic, triumphant, and unstintingly honest, The Pursuit of Happyness conjures heroes like Horatio Alger and Antwone Fisher, and appeals to the very essence of the American Dream.

Pursuit Book
Score: 3
From 7 Ratings

Pursuit


  • Author : Joyce Carol Oates
  • Publisher : Grove Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9780802147929

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From the #1 New York Times-bestselling author, “a compelling domestic horror story” of a new bride haunted by childhood nightmares (Kirkus Reviews). Less than twenty-four hours after exchanging vows with her new husband, Willem, Abby steps out into traffic. As his wife lies in her hospital bed, sleeping in fits and starts, Willem tries to determine whether this was an absentminded accident or a premeditated plunge, and he quickly discovers a mysterious set of clues about what his wife might be hiding. Why, for example is there a rash-like red mark circling her wrist? What does she dream about that causes her to wake from the sound of her own screams? Slowly, Abby begins to open up to her husband, revealing to him what she has never shared with anyone before—a story of a terrified mother; a jealous, drug-addled father; a daughter’s terrifying captivity; and the demons behind her terrible recurring dreams of wandering through a field ridden with human skulls and bones… From a recipient of a National Book Award and three Bram Stoker Awards, this suspenseful, twisting tale, named one of the scariest books of the year by Kirkus Reviews, is a “fast-paced examination of the destructive and restorative nature of obsessive love” (Booklist).

The Pursuit of Unhappiness Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Pursuit of Unhappiness


  • Author : Daniel M. Haybron
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2008-09-25
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 9780191562914

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The Pursuit of Unhappiness Excerpt :

The pursuit of happiness is a defining theme of the modern era. But what if people aren't very good at it? This and related questions are explored in this book, the first comprehensive philosophical treatment of happiness in the contemporary psychological sense. In these pages, Dan Haybron argues that people are probably less effective at judging, and promoting, their own welfare than common belief has it. For the psychological dimensions of well-being, particularly our emotional lives, are far richer and more complex than we tend to realize. Knowing one's own interests is no trivial matter. As well, we tend to make a variety of systematic errors in the pursuit of happiness. We may need, then, to rethink traditional assumptions about human nature, the good life, and the good society. Thoroughly engaged with both philosophical and scientific work on happiness and well-being, this book will be a definitive resource for philosophers, social scientists, policy makers, and other students of human well-being.

The Pursuit of Learning in the Islamic World  610 2003 Book
Score: 3
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The Pursuit of Learning in the Islamic World 610 2003


  • Author : Hunt Janin
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 229
  • ISBN 10 : 0786419547

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Islam scares the West. Militant conservatism and the horrific acts of violent fundamentalists evoke outrage, but the reprehensible few reinforce a longstanding Western stereotype of all Muslims as incorrigibly fanatical, violent and morally and culturally different. Overlooked is the long history of Muslim intellectual and cultural achievement, and its potential to flower once again. With about 1.5 billion adherents, Islam is the world's fastest growing religion. An understanding of its past glories, present state and future potential has never been more critical. This survey of Muslim intellectual and cultural achievements spans 1,400 years. Chapters fall into three sections: fundamentals of Islamic learning; its growth until the present; and its future direction in the face of anti-intellectual fundamentalism. Arranged chronologically within the sections, chapters begin with an historical overview of the time period they encompass, providing context for the subsequent discussion of key intellectual and cultural achievements within that period. Appendices describe decorative and other arts, the requirements for expertise in Islamic thought, Islamic ethical traditions, and list noteworthy personalities and achievements chronologically. Maps and photographs illustrate the text, which also includes a glossary, notes, a bibliography and an index.

The Pursuit Book

The Pursuit


  • Author : Dave Barkey
  • Publisher : Author House
  • Release Date : 2010-12-22
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN 10 : 1452085080

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The Pursuit is the saga of Brad Crosley, a young principal of an elementary school in northcentral Iowa, whose wife Stella has abandoned him and their infant son. Brad attempts to balance his career with being a single Dad while trying to track down Stella to bring her back. A private detective finds her working as a prostitute. Before Brad is able to make contact with her, she disappears. The pursuit continues but not without complications. Along the way Brad discovers that he is also being pursued.

The Pursuit of God s Interests Book

The Pursuit of God s Interests


  • Author : AA Momodu
  • Publisher : AA Momodu
  • Release Date : 2022-04-27
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 90
  • ISBN 10 : 978186723xxxx

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The Pursuit of God s Interests Excerpt :

God have His interest, the good thing about God's Interest is that, it does not change because God's Interest is intertwine with His nature. His nature is not subject to the change in times and in seasons - For I am the LORD, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed, Malachi 3:6. Thus making His interest accessible by anyone who desires to run with them throughout all generations. It is imperative you understand that even though God's interests remains the same throughout all generations. Every generation has a unique part to fulfill in God's general intensions for humanity. The reason for this, is because man is on a journey in God not with God.

In the Pursuit of Holiness Book

In the Pursuit of Holiness


  • Author : Calvin L. McCullough Sr.
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Release Date : 2013-05-17
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 99
  • ISBN 10 : 9781481746243

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This book is a tool that we can use to redirect our lives and the lives of others as we fulfill the call and the command that every Christian has on their life . . . and it is to live holy and pleasing lives unto God the Father. The Bible tells us For God did not call us to be impure, but to live a holy life. Inside this book it will show you how Jesus and the Apostles not only gives us instructions about holiness, it will also show how they model holiness in this fallen and sinful world.

The Pursuit of Ordinary Book
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

The Pursuit of Ordinary


  • Author : Nigel Jay Cooper
  • Publisher : John Hunt Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-04-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781785358074

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After witnessing a fatal car accident, a homeless man wanders the streets of Brighton, trying to ignore the new, incessant voice inside his head. But he can’t forget the crash, can't get the face of the woman cradling her dying husband out of his mind. She stared into his eyes, his soul. He has to find her. Is Dan ill or has he really been possessed by the spirit of Natalie's dead husband, Joe? If he hasn't, why does she let him into her home so easily? Does she have secrets of her own? The Pursuit of Ordinary is a twisting tale of modern life and mental health where nothing is what it seems... Following the success of debut novel Beat the Rain, Roundfire introduces the second book from bestselling author Nigel Jay Cooper.

The Pursuit of Dreams Book

The Pursuit of Dreams


  • Author : Ganesh S Loke
  • Publisher : Australian Self Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2018-04-01
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 230
  • ISBN 10 : 9780648245278

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In this inspirational book based on a true story of Ganesh Loke, who arrived in Australia in 1999 as an International student with only $500 in his pocket, tells his amazing story. During his studies, he was living in a shared accommodation in Sydney and struggled to survive on his own in an unfamiliar country. But with his determination, motivated approach, hard work and extra-ordinary vision Ganesh not only bought his dream house in Sydney, but also became a ‘multiple properties investor’. He also went on to become a Movie Producer to produce Bollywood/ Indian movies and also acted in them, which was his childhood dream. This book provides an insight into this extra-ordinary life journey of Ganesh Loke. It is written by an Australian author Ms. Dominique Mayfair who has previously written fiction books in Australia. She was inspired by Ganesh’s amazing true-story and transformed it into this great book with the inputs from Ganesh. This book will inspire you to believe that, if you pursue your dreams with determination and hard work, your dreams can really come true!

The Pursuit of Happiness Book
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

The Pursuit of Happiness


  • Author : Hendrith Vanlon Smith, Jr.
  • Publisher : Mayflower-Plymouth Capital LLC
  • Release Date : 2014-05-05
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages : 80
  • ISBN 10 : 9781542922500

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The Pursuit of Happiness Excerpt :

The Pursuit of Happiness is a celebration of America - our values, our diversity, our unity. We are the greatest nation on earth and we should work to keep it that way for future generations.

Life  Leadership and the Pursuit of Happiness Book

Life Leadership and the Pursuit of Happiness


  • Author : William F. Hart
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-03-02
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781426907302

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Life Leadership and the Pursuit of Happiness Excerpt :

Want to live a life of significance versus just living day to day? Receiving instruction and encouragement on how to live a purposeful and meaningful life through personal leadership founded on eternal truths. Pursuing happiness requires leadership. Bill Hart gives very encouraging and practical ways to move your life toward your goals, building and restoring relationships, marriage, parenting, being a better employee or boss, and making a difference in yours and others' lives. He gives examples showing that faith and Biblical truths lived out are the foundations to true happiness and significance

The Pursuit of Equality in the West Book

The Pursuit of Equality in the West


  • Author : Aldo Schiavone
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2022-07-05
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9780674275713

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The Pursuit of Equality in the West Excerpt :

One of the world’s foremost historians of Western political and legal thought proposes a bold new model for thinking about equality at a time when its absence threatens democracies everywhere. How much equality does democracy need to survive? Political thinkers have wrestled with that question for millennia. Aristotle argued that some are born to command and others to obey. Antiphon believed that men, at least, were born equal. Later the Romans upended the debate by asking whether citizens were equals not in ruling but in standing before the law. Aldo Schiavone guides us through these and other historical thickets, from the first democracy to the present day, seeking solutions to the enduring tension between democracy and inequality. Turning from Antiquity to the modern world, Schiavone shows how the American and the French revolutions attempted to settle old debates, introducing a new way of thinking about equality. Both the French revolutionaries and the American colonists sought democracy and equality together, but the European tradition (British Labour, Russian and Eastern European Marxists, and Northern European social democrats) saw formal equality—equality before the law—as a means of obtaining economic equality. The American model, in contrast, adopted formal equality while setting aside the goal of economic equality. The Pursuit of Equality in the West argues that the United States and European models were compatible with industrial-age democracy, but neither suffices in the face of today’s technological revolution. Opposing both atomization and the obsolete myths of the collective, Schiavone thinks equality anew, proposing a model founded on neither individualism nor the erasure of the individual but rather on the universality of the impersonal human, which coexists with the sea of differences that makes each of us unique.