Martini Straight Up by Lowell Edmunds


Genre : Social Science
Editor : JHU Press
Release : 2020-03-24
ISBN-13 : 9781421437682
Hardcover : 200 Pages


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Originally published in 1998. From its contested origins in nineteenth-century California; through its popularity among the smart set of the 1930s, world leaders of the 1940s, and the men in the gray flannel suits of the 1950s; to its resurgence among today's retro-hipsters: Lowell Edmunds traces the history and cultural significance of the cocktail H. L. Mencken called "the only American invention as perfect as a sonnet."

Straight Up by Joseph J. Romm


Genre : Science
Editor : Island Press
Release : 2010-04-08
ISBN-13 : 1597267953
Hardcover : 179 Pages


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In 2009, Rolling Stone named Joe Romm to its list of "100 People Who Are Changing America." Romm is a climate expert, physicist, energy consultant, and former official in the Department of Energy. But it’s his influential blog, one of the "Top Fifteen Green Websites" according to Time magazine, that’s caught national attention. Climate change is far more urgent than people understand, Romm says, and traditional media, scientists, and politicians are missing the story. Straight Up draws on Romm’s most important posts to explain the dangers of and solutions to climate change that you won’t find in newspapers, in journals, or on T.V. Compared to coverage of Jay-Z or the latest philandering politician, climate change makes up a pathetically small share of news reports. And when journalists do try to tackle this complex issue, they often lack the background to tell the full story. Despite the dearth of reporting, polls show that two in five Americans think the press is actually exaggerating the threat of climate change. That gives Big Oil, and others with a vested interest in the status quo, a huge opportunity to mislead the public. Romm cuts through the misinformation and presents the truth about humanity’s most dire threat. His analysis is based on sophisticated knowledge of renewable technologies, climate impacts, and government policy, written in a style everyone can understand. Romm shows how a 20 percent reduction in global emissions over the next quarter century could improve the economy; how we can replace most coal and with what technologies; why Sarah Palin wears a polar bear pin; and why controversial, emerging technologies like biochar have to be part of the solution. The ultimate solution, Romm argues, is bigger than any individual technology: it’s citizen action. Without public pressure, Washington and industry don’t budge. With it, our grandkids might just have a habitable place to live. “The Web’s most influential climate-change blogger” and “Hero of the Environment 2009” —Time Magazine “I trust Joe Romm on climate.” —Paul Krugman, New York Times “America’s fiercest climate-change activist-blogger” and one of “The 100 People Who Are Changing America” — Rolling Stone “One of the most influential energy and environmental policy makers in the Obama era” — U.S. News & World Report “The indispensable blog” —Thomas Friedman, New York Times “One of the most influential energy and environmental policy makers in the Obama era” — U.S. News & World Report “The indispensable blog” —Thomas Friedman, New York Times

Straight Up by Trent Shelton


Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
Editor : Zondervan
Release : 2020-08-04
ISBN-13 : 9780310765288
Hardcover : 368 Pages


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Trent Shelton is a motivational speaker, former NFL player, and founder of the non-profit RehabTime. Trent reaches millions of followers of all ages each week with his videos and messages about relationships, personal success, life, and faith. Who do you have in your life who’s not afraid to tell you the honest-to-God truth? Who do you have who’s a real source of wisdom when life gets real? With his trademark combination of raw honesty and practical next-steps, Trent Shelton will help you navigate through some of the most confusing topics of life, including relationships, friendships, fear, depression and your own past trauma. And while you might not make it out of the storms of life unscathed, the wisdom and lessons in this book can help you can make it out stronger. This book is: imminently honest and practical, helping you take real next steps toward being the best you. easy-to-read. It is organized into 64 different bite-sized chunks of content that you can pick up and read when you have time. real and raw. Trent vulnerably shares his own story, including his own missteps that have resulted in the hard-won lessons he shares.

Straight Up by Joseph J. Romm


Genre : Science
Editor : Island Press
Release : 2010-04-08
ISBN-13 : 1597267953
Hardcover : 179 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

In 2009, Rolling Stone named Joe Romm to its list of "100 People Who Are Changing America." Romm is a climate expert, physicist, energy consultant, and former official in the Department of Energy. But it’s his influential blog, one of the "Top Fifteen Green Websites" according to Time magazine, that’s caught national attention. Climate change is far more urgent than people understand, Romm says, and traditional media, scientists, and politicians are missing the story. Straight Up draws on Romm’s most important posts to explain the dangers of and solutions to climate change that you won’t find in newspapers, in journals, or on T.V. Compared to coverage of Jay-Z or the latest philandering politician, climate change makes up a pathetically small share of news reports. And when journalists do try to tackle this complex issue, they often lack the background to tell the full story. Despite the dearth of reporting, polls show that two in five Americans think the press is actually exaggerating the threat of climate change. That gives Big Oil, and others with a vested interest in the status quo, a huge opportunity to mislead the public. Romm cuts through the misinformation and presents the truth about humanity’s most dire threat. His analysis is based on sophisticated knowledge of renewable technologies, climate impacts, and government policy, written in a style everyone can understand. Romm shows how a 20 percent reduction in global emissions over the next quarter century could improve the economy; how we can replace most coal and with what technologies; why Sarah Palin wears a polar bear pin; and why controversial, emerging technologies like biochar have to be part of the solution. The ultimate solution, Romm argues, is bigger than any individual technology: it’s citizen action. Without public pressure, Washington and industry don’t budge. With it, our grandkids might just have a habitable place to live. “The Web’s most influential climate-change blogger” and “Hero of the Environment 2009” —Time Magazine “I trust Joe Romm on climate.” —Paul Krugman, New York Times “America’s fiercest climate-change activist-blogger” and one of “The 100 People Who Are Changing America” — Rolling Stone “One of the most influential energy and environmental policy makers in the Obama era” — U.S. News & World Report “The indispensable blog” —Thomas Friedman, New York Times “One of the most influential energy and environmental policy makers in the Obama era” — U.S. News & World Report “The indispensable blog” —Thomas Friedman, New York Times

Straight Up by Lisa Samson


Genre : Fiction
Editor : Waterbrook Press
Release : 2006
ISBN-13 : 9781578568864
Hardcover : 285 Pages


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After the death of their parents, Georgia Bishop, a could-be jazz great who has thrown her life away for a life centered around the bottle, and her cousin Fairly Godfrey, who pushes down her love of children in exchange for living the good life as a design consultant in New York, realize how far they have come from their God-given purposes, and when they face the most difficult choices of their lives, only the power of grace can bring them freedom. Original.

Straight Up by Trent Shelton


Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
Editor : Zondervan
Release : 2020-08-04
ISBN-13 : 9780310765288
Hardcover : 368 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Trent Shelton is a motivational speaker, former NFL player, and founder of the non-profit RehabTime. Trent reaches millions of followers of all ages each week with his videos and messages about relationships, personal success, life, and faith. Who do you have in your life who’s not afraid to tell you the honest-to-God truth? Who do you have who’s a real source of wisdom when life gets real? With his trademark combination of raw honesty and practical next-steps, Trent Shelton will help you navigate through some of the most confusing topics of life, including relationships, friendships, fear, depression and your own past trauma. And while you might not make it out of the storms of life unscathed, the wisdom and lessons in this book can help you can make it out stronger. This book is: imminently honest and practical, helping you take real next steps toward being the best you. easy-to-read. It is organized into 64 different bite-sized chunks of content that you can pick up and read when you have time. real and raw. Trent vulnerably shares his own story, including his own missteps that have resulted in the hard-won lessons he shares.

Straight Up by Michael Stevens


Genre : Religion
Editor : Charisma Media
Release : 2006
ISBN-13 : 9781599790138
Hardcover : 47 Pages


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Some Christians have had it with homosexuality in the church, particularly among leadership in the African-American church. In his new book Straight Up, author Michael Stevens takes a no-nonsense, hard-hitting approach to exposing the double lifestyle and its ramifications. He then offers redeeming hope to those who want out. Tired of the homosexual agenda trying to “soothe our conscience and level of tolerance,” Stevens fires back with a hard-hitting, in-depth look at the emotional, spiritual, and psychological damage this “nurtured” disease is having on the very core of the black family—the male seed. He adamantly pushes forward on this controversial subject because “we must deal with a disease that is invisible with no symptoms of potential threat or current characteristics of existence.” Stevens also points out that “for every deception and myth, there is hope and healing.” He offers a four-step process that begins with acceptance, followed by repentance, avoidance, and confidence. The detailed plan, he is sure, will help men walk out of the double lifestyle into a new life full of straight living. About the author: Michael A. Stevens Sr. is the senior pastor of University City Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, which he founded in 1994. He is also a superintendent in the Church of God in Christ and the founder of Covenant Churches and Ministries International. He received his bachelor of science degree in political studies from North Carolina A & T State University in 1992. He is currently pursuing his master of divinity degree from Oral Roberts University, and was recently named one of "30 Emerging Voices Under the Age of 40" by Charisma Magazine. Pastor Stevens is married with three children.

Straight Up by Rachel A. Frias


Genre : Fiction
Editor : Author House
Release : 2011-04-29
ISBN-13 : 9781456723897
Hardcover : 128 Pages


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Abstract Rachel A. Frias an adult fiction writer, offers an eclectic entertaining collection of 24 short stories in Short Bedtime Stories volume 1, titled Straight Up. Volume 2 of this Short Bedtime Stories collection is called Spice Up and offers and assorted amusing selection through 21 short stories. Controversial topics are presented inviting the readers possible curtailed stimulation to be uplifted, and provoke thoughts otherwise committed to the discretion of others. I have summarized the topics in each book below and addressed questions 1-5 from the press release questionnaire. Straight Up In Straight Up the variety of themes and issues, including character decisions are listed here: A mechanics cold world, the run down state of some school buildings, how financial investments rise, the fiction of replaying living organisms, uneasiness and terror due to skepticism, the value of frivolous antiques and candy, identity theft, fitting new furniture in old buildings, in addition some other themes in Straight Up by Rachel Frias are the dangers of trespassing, neighborhood quality, military giving away their lives, reaching for more than one can achieve, unexpected accidents and also family intrusion. Straight Up uses themes that can be summarized into: Feelings, socioeconomic status, science fiction, value of antiques and candy, id theft, obesity, casual love at first sight, military betrayal, passionate accidents, family and queers. Providing proof: By including a bit of reality and dressing these naked themes with fictional garments, the author of Straight Up, Rachel A. Frias, brings fiction to life in narrative conversation. Each of the 24 stories in Straight Up is original and contains at least one element of surprise as one reads the daring writers composition take for instance Wisk Away where and overweight and lesbian Josephina pulls out a cell phone and surrenders John as a drunken driver because of her vengeful personality. Being original: To illustrate the originality of these 24 short stories in Straight Up by Rachel A. Frias check that such a modern topic as stem cells is approached by Helena and she- as a character, takes advantage of this procedure to have a vertebral disk regenerated. Counter Objections: Straight Up is a work of fiction not meant for children because some topics are censored to minors. These short stories address situations that can occur in a community, and are a mild recall in awareness that what could happen, can be prevented and avoided: As what could happen in The Generals Apple which is another short story where generals betray each other.

Straight Up by Danny Dyer


Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Editor : Random House
Release : 2010-09-30
ISBN-13 : 9781409049296
Hardcover : 336 Pages


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Growing up in the eighties in East London was no picnic. Proper hard bastards, wannabe villains and cockney wide boys everywhere you went, all looking to make their mark. With trouble at home and more at school, Danny Dyer didn't have many options. He was a rascal, running with a tough crowd, getting himself into scrapes with the Old Bill, on the verge of becoming just another nobody. Until he started to act. It came naturally to him. He landed role after role, working with big stars, making a name for himself. And then came Human Traffic, and his career went into overdrive. Fame opened doors into the best clubs, the best booze and even better drugs. But with the highs came the lows, and as the drinks flowed, the work dried up. Shut out of an industry that didn't understand him, that heard his reputation before bothering with his talent, he had no choice but to turn it around and sort himself out. This is the real story - straight up. Funny, honest, full of swagger, and jammed full of antics and anecdotes, this memoir tears it up proper and delivers on every page.

Straight Up by A.G. TERRILL


Genre : Religion
Editor : Lulu.com
Release : 2014-07-02
ISBN-13 : 9781312145405
Hardcover : 296 Pages


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Between Television, Movies, Books, Newspapers, the Internet and even the person next door... today's moral values have been compromised to the extent that, for most people, they no longer agree with God's values and God's Laws. You have people today who are so concerned with being "politically correct" and "not offending anyone" that they see SIN all around them and say or do nothing. So others come to believe that the SIN is "acceptable," even "normal" behavior. This book will attempt to show the average Christian what God really expects... and what he really rejects, when dealing with many of today's most confusing questions. Each question will be covered in one chapter, so the answers will be quick and easy to find, allowing Bible scriptures to guide the reader to their answers.