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|Author||: Patricia Wood|
|Editor||: Berkley Publishing Group|
Having learned essential life skills from his dedicated grandmother that have helped him overcome his low IQ, Perry finds himself without a caregiver at the age of thirty-one and wins a fortune by playing the lottery, a lucrative windfall that brings him more family than he has ever wanted. A first novel. Reprint.
|Author||: Shirley Jackson|
|Editor||: Farrar, Straus and Giroux|
One of the most terrifying stories of the twentieth century, Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” created a sensation when it was first published in The New Yorker in 1948. "Power and haunting," and "nights of unrest" were typical reader responses. Today it is considered a classic work of short fiction, a story remarkable for its combination of subtle suspense and pitch-perfect descriptions of both the chilling and the mundane. The Lottery and Other Stories, the only collection of stories to appear during Shirley Jackson's lifetime, unites "The Lottery" with twenty-four equally unusual short stories. Together they demonstrate Jackson's remarkable range—from the hilarious to the horrible, the unsettling to the ominous—and her power as a storyteller.
|Author||: Patricia Wood|
Money isn’t the same as treasure, and IQ isn’t the same as smarts—An uplifting and joyous new novel hailed by Jacqueline Mitchard as “solid gold.” Perry L. Crandall knows what it’s like to be an outsider. With an IQ of 76, he’s an easy mark. Before his grandmother died, she armed Perry well with what he’d need to know: the importance of words and writing things down, and how to play the lottery. Most important, she taught him whom to trust-a crucial lesson for Perry when he wins the multimillion-dollar jackpot. As his family descends, moving in on his fortune, his fate, and his few true friends, he has a lesson for them: never, ever underestimate Perry Crandall.
|Author||: Philip K. Dick|
|Editor||: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
The universe is not nearly as random as it appears in this fun, pulpy early work from the award-winning science fiction novelist Philip K. Dick.
|Author||: Dr Golder|
Picking Winning Lottery Numbers can be hard. Many people have complicated mathematical systems that use historical data (maybe a birthday, or what they are lucky numbers). Some people use the same numbers every time they play. Others just let the system spit out random numbers. Very often the results are disappointing or totally random. This book goes back to the grand tradition of fusing our own dreams and modern numerology—coding this dream imagery into usable, meaningful numbers. For instance, are you dreaming of Pizza every other night? Well this could mean something (apart from waking up hungry every morning!). Why not use this in your choice of number? The tables in this Modern Lottery Dream Book will give you something usable from that dream to actually use in the Lottery of your choice. The number to choose for Pizza would be 65 if you are playing Power Ball. In this book, you will Learn how to remember your dreams Learn how to Transcode Proper Nouns Create complete sets of Lottery Numbers from your Dreams Over 1000 common items included - all with their own numbers ** While no Winning is Guaranteed, this book can make the numbers directly connect with your dreams. Tables and descriptions valid for Mega Millions (US), Powerball (US), UK National Lottery (UK), Euro Jackpot (EU) and Euro Millions (EU).
|Author||: Richard Lustig|
In his book, Richard discusses the ins and outs and dos and don'ts of buying lottery tickets to increase your chances of winning. He has created a method that he and members of his family use that has enabled them to WIN several lottery game GRAND prizes. This is a very easy to use method and will work with any type lottery games (scratch tickets or number games) in any state or country. Here are some quotes from people who have used his method: "My husband and I used Richard Lustig's lotto method and within months of starting the method we hit a Mega Money jackpot for 2 million dollars! It was really easy to follow. You only play what you can and you can still win! Shaun and I will only play lotto from now on using these strategies." -Jennifer and Shaun, Florida "Since we've been using your method, we have definitely been winning more that we used to. It's easy to follow" -Dale, Florida "I just wanted to let you know that my husband and I read through your lottery method last night. It seems great. It seems to be just simple logic and makes sense." -Kate, Illinois
|Author||: Shirley Jackson|
|Editor||: Perfection Learning|
Presents an unabridged selection from the story about a seemingly ordinary village that participates in a yearly lottery to determine a sacrificial victim.
|Author||: Julian Baggini|
Presents an additional one hundred philosophical puzzles that encourage readers to seek their own conclusions about a broad spectrum of moral, social, and personal issues.
|Author||: Beth Goobie|
|Editor||: Orca Book Publishers|
Every student at Saskatoon Collegiate knew that all the most important aspects of school life were controlled by a secret club called Shadow Council. Each fall, Shadow held a traditional lottery during which a single student's name was drawn. The rest of the student body called the student the lottery winner. But Shadow Council knew better; to them the winner was the lottery victim. Whatever the label, the fated student became the Council's go-fer, delivering messages of doom to selected targets. In response, the student body shunned the lottery winner for the entire year. This year's victim was fifteen-year-old Sally Hanson.
|Author||: Terry Fisher|
|Editor||: LottoMasta International|
Specific Lotto Systems and Lottery Strategies used by the Author to win TWO Million-Dollar Lotteries. Available at - http://www.winning-the-lottery.com
|Author||: Raven Willowmagic|
|Editor||: Raven Willowmagic|
Raven's Lucky Numbers is the complete guide to winning big on the Lottery! A must have for the lottery players who want to win big! Raven's Lucky Numbers helps you to pick the winners in Pick 3, Pick 4, Keno, Powerball, Mega Millions, Policy, Lotto, Races, Slots, and more! Includes a complete dream book plus male and female names, zodiac, cars, months, days, cards, flowers, gemstones, and more! Plus a complete guide to Moon Signs and their meaning. Including Moon sign keywords and how to use them to cash in on Lottery, Races, Keno, Policy, and more! Plus Raven's Lucky Tips and winning strategies throughout the entire book make it worth it's weight in gold!
|Author||: David Nibert|
|Editor||: Monthly Review Press|
When thirteen machine shop workers from Ohio won a $295.7 million lotto jackpot, the largest ever, it made headlines. But the real story is that the lottery is a losing proposition for the vast majority who play it. Hitting the Lottery Jackpot provides the hard truth to the questions everybody asks: What are my chances of winning? Doesn't the money go to education? Isn't it harmless? This concise book explains who really profits from lotteries-advertising agencies, TV stations, and ticket vendors-and that shows only about half the money wagered is returned as prizes, the rest pocketed by state governments. Hitting the Lottery Jackpot also demonstrates who loses: lower-income groups and people of color, who spend a much higher percentage of their income on lotteries than others. David Nibert connects the rise of lotteries, illegal in every state before the 1960s, to the economic stagnation beginning in the 1970s, when budgetary crises prompted legislatures to seek new revenues. Difficult economic times produced uncertainty and anxiety for the working class, leading many poor and middle-income people, yearning for security, to throw away huge sums on lotteries they stand almost no chance of winning. Finally, Nibert explores the ideological dimensions of the lottery-the get-rich-quick individualism that they promote among the very groups who would be better served by political action and solidarity. Hitting the Lottery Jackpot is a powerful case for seeing lotteries as a pernicious government tax on the poor, seductively disguised as fun.
|Author||: Catalin Barboianu|
|Editor||: INFAROM Publishing|
This work is a complete mathematical guide to lottery games, covering all of the problems related to probability, combinatorics, and all parameters describing the lottery matrices, as well as the various playing systems. The mathematics sections describe the mathematical model of the lottery, which is in fact the essence of the lotto game. The applications of this model provide players with all the mathematical data regarding the parameters attached to the gaming events and personal playing systems. By applying these data, one can find all the winning probabilities for the play with one line (for each category in part or cumulatively), and how these probabilities change with playing the various types of systems containing several lines, depending on their structure. Also, each playing system has a formula attached that provides the number of possible multiple prizes in various circumstances. Other mathematical parameters of the playing systems and the correlations between them are also presented. The generality of the mathematical model and of the obtained formulas allows their application for any existent lottery (including variations like Keno) and any playing system. Each formula is followed by numerical results covering the most frequent lottery matrices worldwide and by multiple examples predominantly belonging to the 6/49 lottery. The listing of the numerical results in dozens of well-organized tables, along with instructions and examples of using them, makes possible the direct usage of this guide by players without a mathematical background. The author also discusses from a mathematical point of view the strategies of choosing involved in the lotto game. The book does not offer so-called winning strategies (proving that the only strategy is that of choosing), but helps players to better organize their own playing systems and to confront their own convictions (so many times based on false perceptions) with the incontestable reality offered by the direct applications of the mathematical model of the lotto game. As a must-have handbook for any lottery player, this book offers essential information about the game itself and can provide the basis for gaming decisions of any kind.
|Author||: Chris Gudgeon,Barbara Stewart|
|Editor||: arsenal pulp press|
Luck of the Draw profiles past winners of big lotteries, and how their windfalls impacted their lives, mostly for the better, but sometimes for the worse, such as the Florida widow who won $5 million in 1984: three years later, she lost her mansion and fancy cars, and owed the IRS $500,000 in back taxes, and was eventually arrested for trying to hire a contract killer for her daughter-in-law, whom she blamed for her lottery misfortune.
Win the Green Card Lottery the Complete Do It Yourself Guide to the USA Diversity Visa Lottery 2005 Edition
|Author||: Marybeth Rael,J Stephen Wilson|
The diversity visa lottery is a complex process that can make or break a family's entry into the United States. Each year millions apply for a green card, but many fail because they do not follow the ever-changing requirements or have prior knowledge of the rules. With this in mind, Marybeth Rael and J. Stephen Wilson developed Win the Green Card Lottery! The COMPLETE Do-It-Yourself Guide. Edited by James T. Daly, Attorney At Law, the 2005 edition for DV-2007 outlines the entire procedure from entering the lottery to obtaining a permanent resident visa. They also offer the only independent review of lottery services for those who need third party assistance. Now in its fourth year, this inexpensive guide provides over 20 crucial tips and essential guidelines to help eliminate common mistakes throughout the process, plus an entire chapter devoted to lottery winners. With these easy-to-read instructions, entrants will: Submit photographs that meet current State Department requirements, Understand the latest lottery rules to easily register themselves online, Comprehend instructions for registering family members, Determine qualifications for alternate state chargeability, Recognize why lottery entrants are disqualified, Enter multiple applications where instructed, Avoid costly pitfalls that can prevent you from obtaining a visa, Know what to do if out of status and win the lottery, Identify other ways to get a green card, Pass the visa interview, and much more. Author Marybeth Rael wrote Win the Green Card Lottery! based on her experience with the American Green Card Lottery Network, a lottery service she established to help prospective immigrants prepare diversity visa applications. Shealso wrote the first book dedicated to the visa lottery published by Self-Counsel Press in 2002. J. Stephen Wilson is the co-author, publisher and owner of mygreencard.com, a leading green card lottery informational site featuring weekly immigration news, and immigration books, reports, and related publications. Editor James T. Daly is a practicing immigration attorney specializing in visa and other immigration matters. His firm, Daly Law Office, is located in Santa Barbara, California. Jim is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
|Author||: Gail Howard|
|Editor||: Createspace Independent Pub|
Sixty Second Lottery Formulas! Gail Howards Lottery Winning Systems turns a game of luck into a game of skill. It takes less than a minute to apply any one of the 12 easy-to-use 60-second formulas in this book. Choose more than six lotto numbers and place them in the corresponding lettered boxes and your numbers are magically (mathematically) combined into the correct combinations to give a specific win guarantee. As with all of Gail Howard's wheeling systems, there is no easier way to combine your lotto numbers. So simple a child can do it. Fast and easy to use as A-B-C! Included is a secret weapon that won six jackpots worth a combined total of $20 million dollars...also a scientific system that won a $9.48 million dollar California Lotto jackpot. These systems can be used for any pick-6 lotto game in the world. --Smart Luck Publishers
|Author||: Hakan Nesser|
|Editor||: Pan Publishing|
A dark family mystery from Hakan Nesser – "in the front rank of Swedish crime writers" (The Times)Four friends celebrate winning the lottery. Just hours later, one of them – Waldemar Leverkuhn – is found stabbed to death in his home. With Chief Inspector Van Veeteren on sabbatical, working in a second hand bookshop, the case is assigned to Inspector Munster. But when another member of the lottery group disappears, as well as Leverkuhn's neighbour, Munster appeals to Van Veeteren for assistance. Soon Munster will find himself interviewing the Leverkuhn family, including the eldest – Irene – a resident of a psychiatric clinic. And as he delves deeper into the family's history, he will discover dark secrets and startling twists, which not only threaten the clarity of the case – but also his life...
|Author||: Charmaine the Clairvoyant Psychic Medium(The Good One),GOD (Aliza)|
|Editor||: Charmaine The Clairvoyant Psychic Medium(The Good One)|
How to Achieve Lottery Prize Winnings Karmically is a book Channelled by God (Aliza) through Charmaine The Clairvoyant Medium (The Good One) which covers how to win the Lottery using Karma after people have done wrong by you.