Without Remorse

Without Remorse
Author: Tom Clancy
Pages: 750
ISBN: 0425143325
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Release: 1994
Editor: Penguin
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

John Kelly, an ordinary man, crosses the lines of justice and morality and becomes the legendary Mr. Clark of the CIA, a man of ruthless and brilliant cunning, whose merciless work during an all-out war game is done with complete human detachment. Reprint.

Rainbow Six

Rainbow Six
Author: Tom Clancy
Pages: 897
ISBN: 0425170349
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Release: 1999
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In a novel of military intrigue, formidable ex-Navy SEAL John Clark takes on a world-threatening band of terrorists

Without Remorse

Without Remorse
Author: Vonda Loretta Pelto
Pages: 354
ISBN: IND:30000123930731
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Release: 2007
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"After the suicide of Vernon Butts, a freeway killer who was housed in the Los Angeles County men's jail, the Los Angeles Mental Health Department was determined to keep the Los Angeles serial killers alive. Vonda Pelto, a psychologist, was selected for the task. Vonda's assignment was to meet with the serial killers daily and prevent them from harming themselves. Without Remorse traces Vonda's surreal experience as she balanced a family life while spending her days with such notorious killers as Kenneth Bianchi (Hillside Strangler) and William Bonin (Freeway Killer) among others. During those years she developed personal relationships with these men and recorded her observations."--BOOK JACKET.

Kill Without Remorse

Kill Without Remorse
Author: Dale J. Schwartz
Pages: 175
ISBN: 9780595175192
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Release: 2001-05-25
Editor: iUniverse
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Kill Without Remorse follows the adventures of a TV newsman who exposes drug trafficking in the San Francisco Bay area. He experiences tragedy at the hands of the Mexican Mafia and fights to avenge the death of his sister and wife.

Against All Enemies

Against All Enemies
Author: Tom Clancy,Peter Telep
Pages: 720
ISBN: 9781101536872
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Release: 2011-06-14
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Racing from the remote, war-scarred landscapes of the Middle East to the blood-soaked chaos of the U.S.-Mexico border, #1 New York Times bestselling author Tom Clancy delivers a heart-stopping thriller that is frighteningly close to reality. Working behind the scenes for the CIA, ex-Navy SEAL Maxwell Moore arrives at a rendezvous to take charge of a high-ranking Taliban captive and barely escapes with his life. Undaunted, Moore is relentless in his quest to find the terrorist cell responsible, but what he discovers leads him to a much darker conspiracy in an unexpected part of the globe... After years of planning, the Taliban have come to terms with a vicious Mexican drug cartel and agreed to supply them with opium. For the cartel, the deal means money, power, and ultimate control of the drug trade. But for the Taliban, it is a long awaited opportunity: to exploit the cartels and bring the fire of the jihad to the hearts of the infidels, striking against the very heart of America.

The Cardinal of the Kremlin

The Cardinal of the Kremlin
Author: Tom Clancy
Pages: 547
ISBN: 0425116840
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Release: 1989
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

As the Star Wars race between the Soviet Union and United States continues to escalate, Colonel Mikkail Filtov, America's agent in the Kremlin, is about to be betrayed, and only Jack Ryan can save Filtov--and world peace. Reissue.

Fatal Prescription

Fatal Prescription
Author: John Griffiths
Pages: 352
ISBN: 0888393695
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Release: 1995
Editor: Hancock House Publishers Limited, Canada
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"A true story of unchecked lust, betrayal and murder" - cover.

A Bright Ray of Darkness

A Bright Ray of Darkness
Author: Ethan Hawke
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780385352383
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Release: 2021
Editor: Knopf
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The blistering story of a young man making his Broadway debut in Henry IV just as his marriage implodes--an utterly transfixing book about art and love, fame and heartbreak from the acclaimed actor/writer/director. Hawke's first novel in nearly twenty years is a bracing meditation on fame and celebrity, and the redemptive, healing power of art; a portrait of the ravages of disappointment and divorce; a poignant consideration of the rites of fatherhood and manhood; a novel soaked in rage and sex, longing and despair; and a passionate love letter to the world of theater. A Bright Ray of Darkness showcases Ethan Hawke's gifts as a novelist as never before. Hawke's narrator is a young man in torment, disgusted with himself after the collapse of his marriage, still half-hoping for a reconciliation that would allow him to forgive himself and move on as he clumsily, and sometimes hilariously, tries to manage the wreckage of his personal life with whiskey and sex. What saves him is theater: in particular, the challenge of performing the role of Hotspur in a production of Henry IV under the leadership of a brilliant director, helmed by one of the most electrifying--and narcissistic--Falstaff's of all time. Searing and raw, A Bright Ray of Darkness is a novel about shame and beauty and faith, and the moral power of art.

Patriot Games

Patriot Games
Author: Tom Clancy
Pages: 503
ISBN: 0425109720
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Release: 1988
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

While vacationing in London, CIA analyst Jack Ryan saves the Prince and Princess of Wales from a terrorist attack and gains the gratitude of a nation and the enmity of its most dangerous men

Power Without Remorse

Power Without Remorse
Author: Bob Anderson
Pages: 340
ISBN: 1099421322
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Release: 2019-06-14
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Detective Carl Doty was set to retire. He had seen more danger in the past few months than most in a career, involving great sacrifice to he and his wife, Sheila.Yet one final case landed his way. A prominent businessman was accused of raping a deputy sheriff's daughter and the defending attorney was a long-standing family friend. Sheila sensed trouble and asked Carl to help the young attorney. Carl dug further and discovered that the businessman was part of an elaborate illegal consortium that was scamming the community. The young attorney was unaware, duped by his own father who sought to corrupt his son. But Carl would have none of that.

The Journalist and the Murderer

The Journalist and the Murderer
Author: Janet Malcolm
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9780307797872
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Release: 2011-06-22
Editor: Vintage
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A seminal work and examination of the psychopathology of journalism. Using a strange and unprecedented lawsuit as her larger-than-life example -- the lawsuit of Jeffrey MacDonald, a convicted murderer, against Joe McGinniss, the author of Fatal Vision, a book about the crime -- she delves into the always uneasy, sometimes tragic relationship that exists between journalist and subject. In Malcolm's view, neither journalist nor subject can avoid the moral impasse that is built into the journalistic situation. When the text first appeared, as a two-part article in The New Yorker, its thesis seemed so radical and its irony so pitiless that journalists across the country reacted as if stung. Her book is a work of journalism as well as an essay on journalism: it at once exemplifies and dissects its subject. In her interviews with the leading and subsidiary characters in the MacDonald-McGinniss case -- the principals, their lawyers, the members of the jury, and the various persons who testified as expert witnesses at the trial -- Malcolm is always aware of herself as a player in a game that, as she points out, she cannot lose. The journalist-subject encounter has always troubled journalists, but never before has it been looked at so unflinchingly and so ruefully. Hovering over the narrative -- and always on the edge of the reader's consciousness -- is the MacDonald murder case itself, which imparts to the book an atmosphere of anxiety and uncanniness. The Journalist and the Murderer derives from and reflects many of the dominant intellectual concerns of our time, and it will have a particular appeal for those who cherish the odd, the off-center, and the unsolved.

The Gray Man

The Gray Man
Author: Mark Greaney
Pages: 464
ISBN: 9781101140444
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Release: 2009-09-29
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

THE FIRST GRAY MAN NOVEL FROM #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR MARK GREANEY—Soon to Be a Netflix Original Film Starring Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans “Hard, fast, and unflinching—exactly what a thriller should be.”—Lee Child To those who lurk in the shadows, he’s known as the Gray Man. He is a legend in the covert realm, moving silently from job to job, accomplishing the impossible and then fading away. And he always hits his target. Always. But there are forces more lethal than Gentry in the world. Forces like money. And power. And there are men who hold these as the only currency worth fighting for. And in their eyes, Gentry has just outlived his usefulness. But Court Gentry is going to prove that, for him, there’s no gray area between killing for a living and killing to stay alive…

Red Storm Rising

Red Storm Rising
Author: Tom Clancy
Pages: 725
ISBN: 042510107X
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Release: 1987
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

When Moslem fundamentalists destroy a key Soviet oil complex, the Russians initiate a plan of diplomatic trickery for their seizure of Persian Gulf oil

Remorse

Remorse
Author: Michael Proeve,Steven Tudor
Pages: 264
ISBN: 9781317066637
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Release: 2016-04-08
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Remorse is a powerful, important and yet academically neglected emotion. This book, one of the very few extended examinations of remorse, draws on psychology, law and philosophy to present a unique interdisciplinary study of this intriguing emotion. The psychological chapters examine the fundamental nature of remorse, its interpersonal effects, and its relationship with regret, guilt and shame. A practical focus is also provided in an examination of the place of remorse in psychotherapeutic interventions with criminal offenders. The book's jurisprudential chapters explore the problem of how offender remorse is proved in court and the contentious issues concerning the effect that remorse - and its absence - should have on sentencing criminal offenders. The legal and psychological perspectives are then interwoven in a discussion of the role of remorse in restorative justice. In Remorse: Psychological and Jurisprudential Perspectives, Proeve and Tudor bring together insights of neighbouring disciplines to advance our understanding of remorse. It will be of interest to theoreticians in psychology, law and philosophy, and will be of benefit to practising psychologists and lawyers.

Showing Remorse

Showing Remorse
Author: Mr Richard Weisman
Pages: 158
ISBN: 9781472403025
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Release: 2014-02-28
Editor: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Whether or not wrongdoers show remorse and how they show remorse are matters that attract great interest both in law and in popular culture. In capital trials in the United States, it can be a question of life or death whether a jury believes that a wrongdoer showed remorse. And in wrongdoings that capture the popular imagination, public attention focuses not only on the act but on whether the perpetrator feels remorse for what they did. But who decides when remorse should be shown or not shown and whether it is genuine or not genuine? In contrast to previous academic studies on the subject, the primary focus of this work is not on whether the wrongdoer meets these expectations over how and when remorse should be shown but on how the community reacts when these expectations are met or not met. Using examples drawn from Canada, the United States, and South Africa, the author demonstrates that the showing of remorse is a site of negotiation and contention between groups who differ about when it is to be expressed and how it is to be expressed. The book illustrates these points by looking at cases about which there was conflict over whether the wrongdoer should show remorse or whether the feelings that were shown were sincere. Building on the earlier analysis, the author shows that the process of deciding when and how remorse should be expressed contributes to the moral ordering of society as a whole. This book will be of interest to those in the fields of sociology, law, law and society, and criminology.

Empires of Remorse

Empires of Remorse
Author: Tom Bentley
Pages: 191
ISBN: 9781317599180
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Release: 2015-10-08
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Until deep into the 20th century, empire remained a source of pride for European states and their politicians. The 21st century, however, has seen the unexpected emergence of certain European states apologising to their former colonies. Analysing apologies from Germany, Belgium, Britain and Italy, this book explores the shifting ways in which these countries represent their colonial pasts and investigates what this reveals about contemporary international politics, particularly relations between (former) coloniser and colonised. It is argued that, far from renouncing colonialism in its entirety, the apologies are replete with discourses that are reminiscent of the core legitimising tenets of empire. Specifically, the book traces how the apologies both illuminate and recycle many of the inequalities, mind-sets and ambivalences that circulated at the height of empire. This book will be of key interest to scholars and students of peace and post-conflict resolution studies, memory studies, colonial studies and postcolonial theory. More broadly, it will be of interest to those studying political science, International Relations, sociology and development.

Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy
Author: Helen S. Garson
Pages: 180
ISBN: UOM:39015038144989
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Release: 1996
Editor: Greenwood
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Tom Clancy is the superstar of "technothriller" writers, not only in sales but in the loyalty of his fans, among whom presidents and vice presidents are numbered. To read a Clancy novel is to begin to know the writer himself and his alter ego, Jack Ryan. This, the first full-length critical study of his work, includes a biography, an exploration of the technothriller genre, and an in-depth anaysis of eight of Clancy's novels from alternative critical perspectives.

Without a Glimmer of Remorse

Without a Glimmer of Remorse
Author: Pino Cacucci,Flavio Costantini
Pages: 368
ISBN: 1629631868
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Release: 2016-02-18
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A fascinating dramatized fiction of the life and times of Jules Bonnot, his "gang," and associates, the individualist anarchists of the time, including the young Victor Serge. An affectionate, past-paced, but historically accurate account of the life of the extraordinary Bonnot--worker, soldier, auto-mechanic, driver to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle--a man with a long cherished dream of absolute freedom, and the first bank-robber to use a getaway car; an anarchist who felt it his duty to lash out at bourgeois society, staking his all. A tragically romantic hero, Jules Bonnot emerges from these pages as a wounded dreamer who was to deeply affect the lives of so many other unforgettable characters. Beautifully illustrated by Flavio Constantini.

Without Remorse

Without Remorse
Author: John Milius
Pages: 118
ISBN: OCLC:497182392
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Release: 1995
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

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The Reincarnationist Papers

The Reincarnationist Papers
Author: D. Eric Maikranz
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781094154947
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Release: 2021-05-04
Editor: Blackstone Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

“For fans of The Matrix and Memento, a twisty, exciting adventure!” -Diana Gabaldon, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Outlander series The basis for the major motion picture Infinite Discovered as three notebooks in an antique store in Rome at the turn of the millennium, The Reincarnationist Papers offers a tantalizing glimpse into the Cognomina, a secret society of people who possess total recall of their past lives. Evan Michaels struggles with being different, with having the complete memories of two other people who lived sequentially before him. He fights loneliness and believes he is unique until he meets Poppy. She recognizes his struggle because she is like him, except that she is much older, remembering seven consecutive lives. But there is something else she must share with Evan—she is a member of the secretive Cognomina. They are, in effect, immortals—compiling experiences and skills over lifetimes into near superhuman abilities that they have used to drive history over centuries. Poppy invites Evan into the Cognomina, but he must face their tests before entering this mysterious society as their equal.