Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher, #13)

Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher, #13)Suicide bombers are easy to spot They give out all kinds of tell tale signs Mostly because they re nervous By definition they re all first timers There are twelve things to look for No one who has worked in law enforcement will ever forget them New York City The subway, two o clock in the

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The Secret Subway

The Secret SubwayFrom an acclaimed author and a New York Times Best Illustrated artist comes the fascinating, little known and true story of New York City s first subway New York City in the 1860s was a mess crowded, disgusting, filled with garbage You see, way back in 1860, there were no subways, just

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Tap Tap Boom Boom

Tap Tap Boom BoomThe clouds are gathering above a city street and soon tap, tap, boom, boom As a thunderstorm rolls in, people of all stripes race down to the subway to get away from the crackling rain and wind With quirky wordplay and infectious rhymes, Elizabeth Bluemle crystallizes an unexpected moment of

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New York City Subways

New York City SubwaysNew York City Subways traces the history of mass transportation in Manhattan and New York City s outer boroughs Public transportation has long been vital to the city, with horse drawn surface lines established by 1831 and elevated railroad lines constructed during the 1870s and 1880s The concept

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Lowboy

LowboyBy turns suspenseful and comic, devastating and hopeful, Lowboy is a fearless exploration of youth, sex, and violence in contemporary America, seen through one boy s haunting and extraordinary vision Early one morning in New York City, Will Heller, a sixteen yearold paranoid schizophrenic, gets on

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Lost in NYC: A Subway Adventure

Lost in NYC: A Subway AdventureAlso available in Spanish as Perdidos en NYC una aventura en el metro The sights the sounds the SMELLS New York s crowded subway system is known for many things, but being easy on a lost kid isn t one of them When Pablo gets separated from his new schoolmates during his first field

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My Family and Other Animals (Corfu Trilogy, #1)

My Family and Other Animals (Corfu Trilogy, #1)When the unconventional Durrell family can no longer endure the damp, gray English climate, they do what any sensible family would do sell their house and relocate to the sunny Greek isle of Corfu My Family and Other Animals was intended to embrace the natural history of the island but ended up as

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