The Stranger

The Stranger
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Author: Albert Camus
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9780307827661
Release: 2012-08-08
Editor: Vintage

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

With the intrigue of a psychological thriller, Camus's masterpiece gives us the story of an ordinary man unwittingly drawn into a senseless murder on an Algerian beach. Behind the intrigue, Camus explores what he termed "the nakedness of man faced with the absurd" and describes the condition of reckless alienation and spiritual exhaustion that characterized so much of twentieth-century life. First published in 1946; now in translation by Matthew Ward.

The Stranger

The Stranger
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Author: Harlan Coben
Pages: 464
ISBN: 9780451414137
Release: 2016-02-09
Editor: Penguin Random House

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"The Stranger appears out of nowhere, perhaps in a bar, or a parking lot, or at the grocery store. His identity is unknown. His motives are unclear. His information is undeniable. Then he whispers a few words in your ear and disappears, leaving you picking up the pieces of your shattered world." --Amazon.com.

The Stranger

The Stranger
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Author: Shaun Best
Pages: 172
ISBN: 9780429857539
Release: 2019-06-03
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This book explores the concept of the stranger as a ‘modern’ social form, identifying the differing conceptions of strangerhood presented in the literature since the publication of Georg Simmel’s influential essay ‘The Stranger’, questioning the assumptions around what it means to be regarded as ‘strange’, and identifying the consequences of being labelled a stranger. Organised both chronologically and thematically, the book begins with Simmel’s major essays on the stranger and culminates with an analysis of Zygmunt Bauman’s thought on the subject, with each chapter introducing an idea or key theme initially discussed by Simmel before exploring the development of the theme in the work of others, including Schütz, Derrida, and Levinas. The stranger is an enduring concept across many disciplines and is central to contemporary debates about refugees, asylum, the nature of inclusion and exclusion, and the struggle for recognition. As such, this book will be of interest to scholars across the social sciences.

The Outsider

The Outsider
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Author: Albert Camus
Pages: 118
ISBN: OCLC:301261052
Release: 1982
Editor: Unknown

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The Stranger

The Stranger
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Author: Albert Camus
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9781681771809
Release: 2016-06-07
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The day his mother dies, Meursault notices that it is very hot on the bus that is taking him from Algiers to the retirement home where his mother lived; so hot that he falls asleep.Later, while waiting for the wake to begin, the harsh electric lights in the room make him extremely uncomfortable, so he gratefully accepts the coffee the caretaker offers him and smokes a cigarette. The same burning sun that so oppresses him during the funeral walk will once again blind the calm, reserved Meursault as he walks along a deserted beach a few days later—leading him to commit an irreparable act.This new illustrated edition of Camus's classic novel The Stranger portrays an enigmatic man who commits a senseless crime and then calmly, and apparently indifferently, sits through his trial and hears himself condemned to death.

The Stranger

The Stranger
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Author: Harlan Coben
Pages: 400
ISBN: 1409103986
Release: 2016-01-28
Editor: Orion

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The Stranger appears out of nowhere, perhaps in a bar, or a parking lot, or at the grocery store. His identity is unknown. His motives are unclear. His information is undeniable. Then he whispers a few words in your ear and disappears, leaving you picking up the pieces of your shattered world. Adam Price has a lot to lose: a comfortable marriage to a beautiful woman, two wonderful sons, and all the trappings of the American Dream: a big house, a good job, a seemingly perfect life. Then he runs into the Stranger. When he learns a devastating secret about his wife, Corrine, he confronts her, and the mirage of perfection disappears as if it never existed at all. Soon Adam finds himself tangled in something far darker than even Corrine's deception, and realizes that if he doesn't make exactly the right moves, the conspiracy he's stumbled into will not only ruin lives - it will end them...

The Stranger Inside

The Stranger Inside
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Author: Lisa Unger
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781488050985
Release: 2019-09-17
Editor: Harlequin

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Named a BEST BOOK by People Magazine, Boston Globe, BookBub, PopSugar, CrimeReads and more. “Brilliant…. A well-crafted psychological thriller.” —The New York Times Book Review When former journalist Rain Winter was twelve years old, she narrowly escaped an abduction while walking to a friend’s house. The abductor was eventually found and sent to prison, but years later was released. Then someone delivered real justice--and killed him in cold blood. Now Rain is living the perfect suburban life, spending her days as a stay-at-home mom. But when another criminal who escaped justice is found dead, Rain is unexpectedly drawn into the case, forced to revisit memories she’s worked hard to leave behind. Is there a vigilante at work? Who is the next target? Why can’t Rain just let it go? Introducing one of the most compelling and original killers in crime fiction today, Lisa Unger takes readers deep inside the minds of both perpetrator and victim, blurring the lines between right and wrong, crime and justice, and showing that sometimes even good people are drawn to do evil things. Don't miss Lisa Unger's newest thrilling and chilling novel, Last Girl Ghosted!

Thomas Has a Secret

Thomas Has a Secret
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 24
ISBN: 0603563155
Release: 2008-07
Editor: Egmont Childrens Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This title covers basic early reading skills to build your child's confidence before school.

The Stranger Beside Me

The Stranger Beside Me
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Author: Ann Rule
Pages: 625
ISBN: 9781416559597
Release: 2008-12-30
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Tells the story of Ted Bundy, a brilliant law student executed for killing three women, who confessed to killing thirty-five others, from the perspective of the former policewoman, crime writer, and unwitting personal friend.

The Stranger

The Stranger
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Author: Albert Camus
Pages: 80
ISBN: 1586634534
Release: 2002-07-15
Editor: Spark Notes

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Get your "A" in gear! They're today's most popular study guides-with everything you need to succeed in school. Written by Harvard students for students, since its inception SparkNotes™ has developed a loyal community of dedicated users and become a major education brand. Consumer demand has been so strong that the guides have expanded to over 150 titles. SparkNotes'™ motto is Smarter, Better, Faster because: · They feature the most current ideas and themes, written by experts. · They're easier to understand, because the same people who use them have also written them. · The clear writing style and edited content enables students to read through the material quickly, saving valuable time. And with everything covered--context; plot overview; character lists; themes, motifs, and symbols; summary and analysis, key facts; study questions and essay topics; and reviews and resources--you don't have to go anywhere else!

Hiker and the Stranger

Hiker and the Stranger
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Author: C. E. Young
Pages: 310
ISBN: 9781491709207
Release: 2013-11-01
Editor: iUniverse

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Boaz Hiker—called Bo by his friends—enjoys the trappings of success: a large home in suburban Pennsylvania, a beautiful wife and daughter, and a job controlling other people’s money. Even so, something is missing. Before he can figure out what it is, the world descends into darkness, and Bo begins a perilous journey in the attempt to reunite with his family. Traveling through a bizarre new world, Hiker meets prophets, priests, and pilgrims—and eventually encounters a mysterious, unnamed Stranger with tremendous powers. His only guides are a compass of unsurpassed craftsmanship and his own moral compass. These guides will determine whether he can save his wife, his daughter, and the rest of humanity. In this dramatic, post-apocalyptic tale of good versus evil, one good man must make the right decisions and overcome obstacles to save the world. If he doesn’t, a fallen angel will rule over a dark and evil world. Cover illustration by Billie Michael

A Loyal Spy

A Loyal Spy
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Author: Simon Conway
Pages: 408
ISBN: 9781628728248
Release: 2018-05-01
Editor: Simon and Schuster

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Winner of the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award, a Contemporary Spy Thriller for Fans of Brad Thor and John Le Carré. The last time Jonah saw Nor ed-Din, he was lying face-down in a pool of icy water in the Khyber Pass. He thought he had killed him, but now the trail of betrayal has come full circle. Friends since childhood, Jonah and Nor ed-Din had been groomed for the intelligence service, with Jonah as handler for Nor's penetration of ISI. But when Nor is cut loose after the Soviets are forced to withdraw from Afghanistan, the pattern of engagement and abandonment begins. Years later, when contact with Nor is revived to stage an off-the-books, multi-agency assassination attempt on Bin Laden that goes badly wrong, Jonah no longer knows who Nor is really working for—and whether he has simply taken revenge on his former countrymen in a private act of jihad. In the aftermath of 9/11, the failed operation comes back to haunt its survivors, sowing mistrust when they most need CIA support. For, gradually, the outlines of a plot begin to emerge that takes Nor from the diamond fields of Africa to the mountains of Afghanistan and to the beating heart of London, where millions of lives are at stake.

The Stranger in Goldrush

The Stranger in Goldrush
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Author: Sheila Bush
Pages: 315
ISBN: 9781602474376
Release: 2007-10-01
Editor: Tate Publishing

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She'd escaped the lights of Broadway and a bad marriage in New York, to go into business in Goldrush, with her cousin, Jenni. Life was peaceful and simple; that is, until the cast and crew of The Stranger came to town. Soon, Tana is entangled with past scandals, tabloid gossip, and an unwanted attraction to the show's irresistibly handsome leading man, Travis Allen. If that wasn't enough to upend her world, she suddenly finds herself the prime suspect of a bizarre crime committed in their virtually crime free town. Surrounded by dozens of possible suspects and motives, pursued by Travis's attentions, the story-hungry tabloids, a sharp former homicide detective, and her own past, Tana's Rocky Mountain world is shaken to its core. Somehow, for the sake of her home and her very life, she has to find out who really is "The Stranger in Goldrush."

Theories of the Stranger

Theories of the Stranger
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Author: Vince P. Marotta
Pages: 134
ISBN: 9781317011026
Release: 2016-09-13
Editor: Taylor & Francis

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In our global, multicultural world, how we understand and relate to those who are different from us has become central to the politics of immigration in western societies. Who we are and how we perceive ourselves is closely associated with those who are different and strange. This book explores the pivotal role played by ‘the stranger’ in social theory, examining the different conceptualisations of the stranger found in the social sciences and shedding light on the ways in which these discourses can contribute to an analysis of cross-cultural interaction and cultural hybridity. Engaging with the work of Simmel, Park and Bauman and arguing for the need for greater theoretical clarity, Theories of the Stranger connects conceptual questions with debates surrounding identity politics, multiculturalism, online ethnicities and cross-cultural dialogue. As such, this rigorous, conceptual re-examination of the stranger will appeal to scholars across the social sciences with interests in social theory and the theoretical foundations of discourses relating to migration, cosmopolitanism, globalisation and multiculturalism.

A Stranger at Home

A Stranger at Home
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Author: Christy Jordan-Fenton,Liz Amini-Holmes,Margaret Pokiak-Fenton
Pages: 124
ISBN: 1554513626
Release: 2011
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Looks at the experiences of a young Inuit girl returning from a residential religious school, where she is not recognized by her mother and is seen as an outsider.

The Stranger

The Stranger
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Author: Caroline B. Cooney
Pages: 198
ISBN: 9781453264270
Release: 2012-08-07
Editor: Open Road Media

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From the bestselling author of The Face on the Milk Carton: A thrilling novel about a girl whose obsession with a mysterious boy could destroy them both. When she’s callously kicked out of choir class, Nicoletta dreads having to take art appreciation instead. Then she sets eyes on Jethro, a new kid whose dark beauty makes her wish she actually knew how to paint. Nicoletta is so mesmerized she finds herself following the brooding, mysterious stranger home. At least, that’s where she thinks he’s going . . . In the safety of the woods, Jethro’s power seems to surge, almost as if the trees and boulders of the forest rise up to greet him. He’s so different, so beautiful, so . . . inhuman. Before long, Jethro becomes Nicoletta’s obsession. And while the truth about his nature is terrifying, Nicoletta may already be in too deep. By turns alluring and unsettling, this novel from the author of the Janie Johnson series is unafraid to explore the stranger things in life. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Caroline B. Cooney including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.

No 44 The Mysterious Stranger

No  44  The Mysterious Stranger
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Author: Mark Twain
Pages: 202
ISBN: 9780520270008
Release: 2011-02-05
Editor: Univ of California Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This is the only authoritative text of this late novel. It reproduces the manuscript which Mark Twain wrote last, and the only one he finished or called the "The Mysterious Stranger." Albert Bigelow Paine's edition of the same name has been shown to be a textual fraud.

The Stranger

The Stranger
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Author: Bill Reno
Pages: 192
ISBN: 0553276212
Release: 1988
Editor: Domain

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A Stranger in Town

A Stranger in Town
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Author: Kelley Armstrong
Pages: 368
ISBN: 9781250786593
Release: 2021-02-09
Editor: Minotaur Books

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In the next riveting thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Kelley Armstrong, the paranoia increases – along with the stakes – as the town of Rockton tries to solve the latest mystery at their door. Detective Casey Duncan has noticed fewer and fewer residents coming in to the hidden town of Rockton, and no extensions being granted. Her boyfriend, Sheriff Eric Dalton, presumes it’s the natural flux of things, but Casey’s not so sure. It seems like something bigger is happening in the small town they call home. When an injured hiker stumbles from the woods, someone who seems to have come to the Yukon for a wilderness vacation but instead is now fighting for her life, it’s all hands on deck. What – or who – attacked this woman, and why? With the woman unconscious, and no leads, Casey and Eric don’t know where the threat is coming from. Plus, the residents of their deeply secretive town are uneasy with this stranger in their midst. Everyone in Rockton wants this mystery solved – and fast.

Talking to Strangers

Talking to Strangers
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Author: Malcolm Gladwell
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9780316535625
Release: 2019-09-10
Editor: Little, Brown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A Best Book of the Year: The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune, and Detroit Free Pres Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers -- and why they often go wrong. How did Fidel Castro fool the CIA for a generation? Why did Neville Chamberlain think he could trust Adolf Hitler? Why are campus sexual assaults on the rise? Do television sitcoms teach us something about the way we relate to each other that isn't true? While tackling these questions, Malcolm Gladwell was not solely writing a book for the page. He was also producing for the ear. In the audiobook version of Talking to Strangers, you'll hear the voices of people he interviewed--scientists, criminologists, military psychologists. Court transcripts are brought to life with re-enactments. You actually hear the contentious arrest of Sandra Bland by the side of the road in Texas. As Gladwell revisits the deceptions of Bernie Madoff, the trial of Amanda Knox, and the suicide of Sylvia Plath, you hear directly from many of the players in these real-life tragedies. There's even a theme song - Janelle Monae's "Hell You Talmbout." Something is very wrong, Gladwell argues, with the tools and strategies we use to make sense of people we don't know. And because we don't know how to talk to strangers, we are inviting conflict and misunderstanding in ways that have a profound effect on our lives and our world.