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Precious Cargo

By Craig Davidson
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  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Isbn : 9780345810533
  • Pages : 400
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 167
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER For readers of Kristine Barnett's The Spark, Andrew Solomon's Far From the Tree and Ian Brown's The Boy in the Moon, here is a heartfelt, funny and surprising memoir about one year spent driving a bus full of children with special needs. With his last novel, Cataract City, Craig Davidson established himself as one of our most talented novelists. But before writing that novel and before his previous work, Rust and Bone, was made into a Golden Globe-nominated film, Davidson experienced a period of poverty, apparent failure and despair. In this new work of riveting and timely non-fiction, Davidson tells the unvarnished story of one transformative year in his life and of his unlikely relationships with a handful of unique and vibrant children who were, to his initial astonishment and bewilderment, and eventual delight, placed in his care for a couple of hours each day--the kids on school bus 3077. One morning in 2008, desperate and impoverished while trying unsuccessfully to write, Davidson plucked a flyer out of his mailbox that read, "Bus Drivers Wanted." That was the first step towards an unlikely new career: driving a school bus full of special-needs kids for a year. Armed only with a sense of humour akin to that of his charges, a creative approach to the challenge of driving a large, awkward vehicle while corralling a rowdy gang of kids, and unexpected reserves of empathy, Davidson takes us along for the ride. He shows us how his evolving relationship with the kids on that bus, each of them struggling physically as well as emotionally and socially, slowly but surely changed his life along with the lives of the "precious cargo" in his care. This is the extraordinary story of that year and those relationships. It is also a moving, important and universal story about how we see and treat people with special needs in our society.

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In the 1880s an oracle priest, Navosavakadua, mobilized Fijians of the hinterlands against the encroachment of both Fijian chiefs and British colonizers. British officials called the movement the Tuka cult, imagining it as a contagious superstition that had to be stopped. Navosavakadua and many of his followers, deemed "dangerous and disaffected natives," were exiled. Scholars have since made Tuka the standard example of the Pacific cargo cult, describing it as a millenarian movement in which dispossessed islanders sought Western goods by magical means. In this study of colonial and postcolonial Fiji, Martha Kaplan examines the effects of narratives made real and traces a complex history that began neither as a search for cargo, nor as a cult. Engaging Fijian oral history and texts as well as colonial records, Kaplan resituates Tuka in the flow of indigenous Fijian history-making and rereads the archives for an ethnography of British colonizing power. Proposing neither unchanging indigenous culture nor the inevitable hegemony of colonial power, she describes the dialogic relationship between plural, contesting, and changing articulations of both Fijian and colonial culture. A remarkable enthnographic account of power and meaning, Neither Cargo nor Cult addresses compelling questions within anthropological theory. It will attract a wide audience among those interested in colonial and postcolonial societies, ritual and religious movements, hegemony and resistance, and the Pacific Islands.

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By Aleksander Sładkowski
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 9783319782959
  • Pages : 421
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Reads : 274
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This book discusses the problems of delivering goods from East and South-East Asia to Europe, presenting the regional transport problems experienced in Italy, Slovakia, Russia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Poland. The book is divided into two parts. The first part is devoted to the analysis of various issues in global logistics and regional transport, which operate in transport corridors. The second part of the book focuses on solutions to some of the technical and informatics problems related to the organization of transportation along the East–West routes. Intended primarily for professionals involved in various aspects of cargo delivery along the East–West routes, the book is also useful for manufacturers, technical staff at logistics companies, managers, students of transport-related subjects, as well as for a wide range of readers interested in the current state of transport in different countries.

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  • Publisher : Sunstone Press
  • Isbn : 9780865347625
  • Pages : 344
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
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Former New Mexico Governor Cargo--attorney to the downtrodden as well as the rich and famous; a changer of legislative reapportionment, and at the same time creator of the first Governor's State Film Commission in the United States--presents his priceless historical memoir.

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  • Publisher : Diplomica Verlag
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  • Pages : 96
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  • File Pdf: risk-management-in-the-air-cargo-industry.pdf

Book Summary:

This paper discusses risk management approaches in the air cargo industry. It gives a concise overview of developments, business practices and complexities of the air cargo industry and draws cross-references to comparable industries. It introduces supply contracts for capacity and the inherent risks in the shipping process. Based on that, approaches to mitigate risk are studied. The work elaborates on the historically grown research field of revenue management and puts emphasis on the discipline of overbooking in the air cargo sector. Capacity options and financial intermediation are presented as more innovative approaches for capacity risk management. The application of these various risk management methods is evaluated in an expert study among air cargo industry professionals from different market perspectives. With that, obstacles to the successful implementation are identified and potential solutions are named.

Cargo Aircrafts Coloring Book for Adults 1

By Nick Snels
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ColoringArtist.com
  • Isbn : 9798728370512
  • Pages : 62
  • Category : Games & Activities
  • Reads : 470
  • File Pdf: cargo-aircrafts-coloring-book-for-adults-1.pdf

Book Summary:

When you buy this book you get an electronic version (PDF file) of the interior of this book. 30 coloring pages filled with sideviews of cargo airplanes. Perfect for all airplane or aircraft lovers. The book features the following airplane models: Airbus A400M Atlas Alenia C-27J Spartan Antonov An-12 Antonov An-124 Ruslan Antonov An-12Bk-Pps Antonov An-22 Antei Antonov An-225 Mriya Antonov An-24 Antonov An-26 Antonov An-26RT Antonov An-30 Antonov An-72 Antonov An-8 Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey Blohm & Voss BV 222 Wiking Boeing C-17 Globemaster III Boeing Kc-135 Stratotanker Curtiss-Wright C-46 Commando de Havilland Canada DHC-4, C-7 Caribou Douglas C-133 Cargomaster Douglas C-47 Skytrain Fairchild AC-123K, NC-123K Fairchild C-123 Provider Grumman C-2 Greyhound Ilyushin Il-76 Junkers Ju 52 Lockheed C-5 Galaxy Lockheed C-5M Super Galaxy Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules Messerschmitt Me 323 Gigant Short C-23 Sherpa Use your favorite colors and art supplies to create personal masterpieces while you relax in comfort. Like all our coloring books, these designs are carefully crafted to unleash your inner coloring artist. Highly personal gift for someone who loves flowers. Single-sided printing keeps all your work pristine. Hours of relaxation and fun. Accessible and fun for every skill level. Adults and teens who color add relaxation, beauty, and joy to their lives. Experience improved focus and attention to detail. Replace negative thoughts with positive ones. Reduce stress and anxiety with the mindfulness of coloring. Get better sleep when you color before bed. Ready to experience these benefits for yourself or give them to someone special? Click Add to Cart at the top of this page. Learn more and see our entire collection of coloring books at www.coloringartist.com or contact us at [email protected] If you enjoy your book, please return to this page and leave a positive review to help us reach more people like you.

Why Does Cargo Spend Weeks in Sub-Saharan African Ports?

By Gael Raballand,Salim Refas,Monica Beuran,Gozde Isik
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Isbn : 9780821395004
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 300
  • File Pdf: why-does-cargo-spend-weeks-in-sub-saharan-african-ports.pdf

Book Summary:

This book proposes policy options to reduce cargo dwell time in ports in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Security of Air Cargo During Ground Transportation (Redacted)

By Richard L. Skinner
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Isbn : 9781437930528
  • Pages : 34
  • Category :
  • Reads : 471
  • File Pdf: security-of-air-cargo-during-ground-transportation.pdf

Book Summary:

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. This report addresses the effectiveness of the Transport. Security Admin¿s. (TSA) efforts to secure air cargo while it is handled or transported on the ground, prior to being shipped on passenger aircraft. Conclusions: Personnel were accessing, handling, or transporting air cargo without the required background checks or training. Also, 23% of drivers did not satisfy the required training and testing requirements. Automated tools to assist inspectors in analyzing results and focusing on high-risk areas in air cargo security were not adequate. As a result, air cargo is vulnerable to the intro. of explosives and other destructive items before it is loaded onto planes. The report makes six recommendations to strengthen the security of air cargo during ground transportation.

Marine Cargo Insurance

By John Dunt
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Isbn : 9781317637233
  • Pages : 678
  • Category : Law
  • Reads : 730
  • File Pdf: marine-cargo-insurance.pdf

Book Summary:

The new edition of this British Insurance Law Association (BILA)-award winning text is the definitive reference source for marine cargo insurance law. Written by an author who was closely involved with the revisions to the Institute Cargo Clauses 2009, the work expertly examines marine cargo insurance by reference to important English and foreign legal cases as well as the Marine Insurance Act 1906. Logically arranged to reflect the structure of the Institute Cargo Clauses, the most widely used standard form of cover, this text offers easy to find solutions for today’s busy practitioner. New to this edition: Completely revised to include the Insurance Act 2015 (duty of fair presentation; warranties, fraudulent claims) Brand new chapter on the revised Institute Ancillary and Trade Clauses, including those to be introduced on 1 November 2015 Increased coverage of jurisdiction and choice of law, particularly taking into account the Rome I Regulation Enhanced coverage of the issue of Constructive Total Loss Consideration of the Law Reform Commission’s proposals for the reform of insurance law, and further amendments to the Marine Insurance Act 1906. Covers latest developments in the Enterprise Bill for damages for late payment of claims Fully updated with all of the influential cases since 2009, including: The Cendor MOPU, one of the most important marine insurance cases of the last 50 years. Clothing Management v Beazley Solutions Notable hull cases such as Versloot Dredging v HDI Gerling on fraudulent devices Influential foreign cases taken from this book’s sister text, International Cargo Insurance This unique text is a one-stop resource for marine insurance lawyers handling cargo claims, and will also be of interest to students and researchers of maritime law.

Cargo of Hate

By KERMIT R. MERCER
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Isbn : 9781466963252
  • Pages : 198
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 923
  • File Pdf: cargo-of-hate.pdf

Book Summary:

Single again and after so many years sailor Allen Reed readies his wooden sailboat Sturdy for the summer season on Lake Ontario. With expectations of old friends and new acquaintances to brighten his wistful mood he sets sail on a rather blustery day for Port Hope, Canada. However, the trip is dangerous and he is nearly overwhelmed by the sea conditions. The next few weeks of the summer will become both a personal awakening for him and the most frightening and memorable challenge to date in his life. Having just moved into his forties which is a sort of turning point in life for most of us, he reflects on his early introduction to seamanship and the people who influenced his knowledge and attitudes in those formative years. In spite of his personal struggles the lake will keep him busy with little time for regrets. As yet unknown to Allen, an international situation is unfolding on the Canadian north-shore of Lake Ontario, and he is sailing on a collision course toward those tragic events as chosen by the Fates.

Grand Theft Cargo

By Linda Sands
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Down & Out Books
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 556
  • File Pdf: grand-theft-cargo.pdf

Book Summary:

Tenacious trucker Jojo Boudreaux and her co-driver beau Tyler Boone spend their days- and nights- delivering cargo coast to coast. Old Blue, their custom Peterbilt tractor-trailer makes the perfect home for a man who never had one and a Louisiana tomboy who thinks an oven is for storing guns. But life on the road isn’t all sing-a-longs and sunsets. When Jojo and Boone are called in to deliver an abandoned load of high-profile pharmaceuticals to a secure warehouse, they delay their vacation for the quick, easy job with the big paycheck, forgetting that nothing quick and easy ever comes with a big paycheck. Grand Theft Cargo is a wild ride from start to finish with a secretive highwayman, explosive house bombs, singing telegrams, flaming mice, secret cancer drugs, dead truckers, an agency that can’t be named, and enough crashes and car chases to remind you these road cowboys have no qualms crossing the zipper to walk the dog in the hammer lane.

Blond Cargo

By John Lansing
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 9781476795515
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 469
  • File Pdf: blond-cargo.pdf

Book Summary:

"A pulse-pounding thriller with a charming protagonist" (Kirkus Reviews), this gripping ebook continues the story that began in The Devil’s Necktie. Jack Bertolino’s son, Chris, was the victim of a brutal murder attempt and Vincent Cardona, a mafia boss, provided information that helped Jack take down the perpetrator of the crime. Jack accepted the favor knowing there’d be blowback. In Blond Cargo the mobster’s daughter has gone missing and Cardona turned in his chit. Jack discovers that the young, blond, mafia princess has been kidnapped and imprisoned while rich, politically connected men negotiate her value as a sex slave. A sizzling whodunit for fans of James Patterson and Patricia Cornwell, Blond Cargo taps into the real-life crime world to deliver a thrilling, action-packed story that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the explosive, unprecedented finale.

Manuals Combined: U.S. Army M813 M813A1 M814 5 Ton Cargo Truck - Repair Operator Parts Tech Pubs

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Jeffrey Frank Jones
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 5196
  • Category :
  • Reads : 925
  • File Pdf: manuals-combined.pdf

Book Summary:

Over 5,100 total pages ... CONTENTS: Operator Manual - 414 pages - June 14, 1985 - w/Changes 1-4 TM 9-2320-260-10 TO 36A12-1C-481 Depot Repair Manual Vol 1 - 653 pages - July 1, 1994 TM 9-2320-260-34-1 TO 36A12-1C-1122-1 Depot Repair Manual Vol 2 - 865 pages - June 1, 1994 TM 9-2320-260-34-2 TO 36A12-1C-1122-2 Unit Repair Manual - 1339 pages - April 1, 1995 TM 9-2320-260-20 TO 36A12-1C-491 Parts List Vol 1 - 696 pages - Septermber 1, 2003 TM 9-2320-260-24P-1 TO 36A12-1C-382-1 Parts List Vol 2 - 1020 pages - Septermber 1, 2003 TM 9-2320-260-24P-2 TO 36A12-1C-382-2 Transportability Guidance - 78 pages - July 17, 1986 - w/Change 1 TM 55-2320-260-15-1 Hand Receipt - 20 pages - January 31, 1979 TM 9-2320-260-10-HR Lubrication Order - 35 pages - November 4, 1983 TM 9-2320-260-12 The manuals cover the following U.S. Army vehicles: M812A1 Truck, Chassis, Rocket Launcher (2320-00-050-9040) M813 Truck, Cargo (2320-00-050-8902 & 2320-00-050-8890) M813A1 Truck, Cargo (2320-00-050-8913 & 2320-00-050-8905) M809 Series Trucks, Diesel, 5-Ton, 6x6 M810 Truck, Chassis (2320-00-051-0586 & 2320-00-051-0585) M814 Truck, Cargo (2320-00-050-8988 & 2320-00-050-8987) M815 Truck, Bolster, Logging (2320-00-050-8927) M816 Truck, Wrecker, Medium (2320-00-051-0489) M817 Truck, Dump (2320-00-050-8970 & 2320-00-051-0589) M818 Truck, Tractor (2320-00-050-8984 & 2320-00-050-8978) M819 Truck, Tractor, Wrecker (2320-00-050-9004) M820A1 Truck, Van, Expansible (2320-00-050-9007) M820A2 Truck, Van, Expansible (2320-00-050-9010) M821 Truck, Stake, Bridge Transporting (2320-00-050-9015) NHC-250 Cummins 6 Cylinder Diesel Engine M820 Truck, Van, Expansible (2320-00-050-9006)

The Aphrodite Cargo

By Alexander Fullerton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Canelo
  • Isbn : 9781788631945
  • Pages : 300
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 502
  • File Pdf: the-aphrodite-cargo.pdf

Book Summary:

What price for the treasures of the Aphrodite Cargo? Tom Clinker, a former wartime member of the Special Boat Squadron, is in intensive care after a savage beating. With the hospital being surveyed constantly, the watcher's interest is transferred to Mike Clinker – who from his dying father's ravings has picked up fragments of a story about a cargo of Nazi loot, lost off the Greek island of Aphos forty years previously. Knowledge of the Aphrodite cargo could leave Mike Clinker fabulously rich – or end his life... A pulsating piece of classic action storytelling, The Aphrodite Cargo is perfect for fans of Dan Brown, Clive Custler and Chris Kuzneski.