Order by newest oldest recommendations. Show 25 25 50 All. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Loading comments… Trouble loading? Most popular. A series I may read more of in the future. Wiley's Lament 2. Wiley's Shuffle 3.
Wiley's Refrain Down and Out Books have recently re-released them in digital format. Their website is here. Jan 28, Meredith Enos rated it liked it. There is a certain amount of necessary suspension of disbelief when it comes to police investigations, procedure, etc.
Crying Shame: Metaculture, Modernity, and the Exaggerated Death of Lament
There is a lot of driving around town. However, due to the fact that I am in the city in which the book is set Portland, OR , it added to my personal visuals. Probably would not accomplish the same thing for someone else. A well-written, violent first novel. Definitely worth remembering the A solid meat and potatoes read. Definitely worth remembering the name and keeping an eye out for his other books.
Lament in a Postmodern World of “Revivals” - Crying Shame - Wiley Online Library
Sep 10, LJ rated it did not like it Shelves: He delivers this noir tale with crackling dialogue, riveting, often poetic insight into human character, and a brutal poignancy that leaves the reader praying for the redemption of felonious Wiley, the battered "bad guy" who thinks deep, moves fast, and takes no prisoners.
Very noir, somber and violent without a sympathetic protagonist. Others have loved it, but it was not for me. Wileys Lament Free download. Book file PDF easily for everyone and every device. Happy reading Wileys Lament Bookeveryone. Wages do have.
Working hours do have. Workplace safety does have. What are union members thinking?
Do hardline political ideology and partisan politics really come ahead of them and their families? If so, God help us all. Is this a foretaste of what he plans to do to faculty after he has removed tenure and academic freedom? I started on a personal note.
My sisters and brothers have done extraordinarily well in their lives. In chronological order, my sisters and brothers have also done extraordinarily well in their lives. Nancy recently retired after a long series of promotions, ending up as a bank vice president. Paul is a systems engineer at Honeywell; he designs and installs complex control systems for things like power plants and oil drilling platforms. Mary Jane is the chief pastry chef at a very exclusive dude ranch and resort in Arizona. When she tried an early retirement, a few years ago, the resort begged her to return because they were not able to replace her with anyone acceptable to their clientele.
She is still working there, and is part owner. We have collectively contributed hundreds of times, perhaps thousands of times, more money not just services, actual dollars back to society what the public ever spent on our educations. Education and infrastructure are unquestionably the best investments any government anywhere ever makes. Most states, red or blue, recognize that. Wisconsin, under Governor Walker, apparently does not.
After all, every one of our budget crises was caused by a prior tax cut that could be used to justify more public sector cutbacks.
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That is penny-wise and pound-foolish. It is a classic example of privatizing profits and socializing what would otherwise be legitimate costs of doing business. Wake up, Wisconsin! Recover your history and your legacy. Become, once again, the state others aspire to equal. Some of these are things that matter much more to all of us, no matter how we vote, than individually trivial tax cuts. Our forefathers who built Wisconsin understood that.
How have we lost their vision? How much further do we want to decline? For me, it is inconsequential. But for those of you who are planning to live here, raise families here and have a career here, it really matters. Editor's Note: Madison Magazine extended an invitation to Governor Scott Walker, through his staff, to address issues raised in this essay. The governor's office acknowledged the invitation but did not accept before the print deadline. John Wiley was chancellor of UW—Madison from to Madison's mysterious tales and oddities. Former police officers couple instinct with investigative experience to search for the paranormal.
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