📒 Larose by Louise Erdrich

Genre : Fiction
Publisher : HarperCollins
ISBN_10 : 9780062277046
Copyright Year : 2016-05-10
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Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction Finalist for the 2017 PEN Faulkner Award In this literary masterwork, Louise Erdrich, the bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning The Round House and the Pulitzer Prize nominee The Plague of Doves wields her breathtaking narrative magic in an emotionally haunting contemporary tale of a tragic accident, a demand for justice, and a profound act of atonement with ancient roots in Native American culture. North Dakota, late summer, 1999. Landreaux Iron stalks a deer along the edge of the property bordering his own. He shoots with easy confidence—but when the buck springs away, Landreaux realizes he’s hit something else, a blur he saw as he squeezed the trigger. When he staggers closer, he realizes he has killed his neighbor’s five-year-old son, Dusty Ravich. The youngest child of his friend and neighbor, Peter Ravich, Dusty was best friends with Landreaux’s five-year-old son, LaRose. The two families have always been close, sharing food, clothing, and rides into town; their children played together despite going to different schools; and Landreaux’s wife, Emmaline, is half sister to Dusty’s mother, Nola. Horrified at what he’s done, the recovered alcoholic turns to an Ojibwe tribe tradition—the sweat lodge—for guidance, and finds a way forward. Following an ancient means of retribution, he and Emmaline will give LaRose to the grieving Peter and Nola. “Our son will be your son now,” they tell them. LaRose is quickly absorbed into his new family. Plagued by thoughts of suicide, Nola dotes on him, keeping her darkness at bay. His fierce, rebellious new “sister,” Maggie, welcomes him as a coconspirator who can ease her volatile mother’s terrifying moods. Gradually he’s allowed shared visits with his birth family, whose sorrow mirrors the Raviches’ own. As the years pass, LaRose becomes the linchpin linking the Irons and the Raviches, and eventually their mutual pain begins to heal. But when a vengeful man with a long-standing grudge against Landreaux begins raising trouble, hurling accusations of a cover-up the day Dusty died, he threatens the tenuous peace that has kept these two fragile families whole. Inspiring and affecting, LaRose is a powerful exploration of loss, justice, and the reparation of the human heart, and an unforgettable, dazzling tour de force from one of America’s most distinguished literary masters.

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📒 Larose by Instaread

Genre : Fiction
Publisher : Instaread
ISBN_10 : 9781683783473
Copyright Year : 2016-06-15
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LaRose by Louise Erdrich | Summary & Analysis Preview: LaRose by Louise Erdrich is a novel about two little boys who are torn from their families and the infinite sorrow that’s left in their wake of their separations. As the repercussions of a tragic hunting accident unfold on a North Dakota reservation from 1999 to 2003, the narrative intermittently reaches back in time as far as 1839 to explore stories from the families’ Ojibwe heritage. Almost two hundred years’ worth of Ojibwe culture, American history, and family drama are brought to bear on the unusual situation of LaRose Iron, a five-year-old who handles an impossible situation with wisdom and grace. The central narrative starts off with a bang: Landreaux Iron, a skilled hunter, has shot his neighbors’ son. When five-year-old Dusty Ravich fell from his hiding place in a tree, he took a bullet that was meant for a deer. Landreaux is officially absolved of any wrongdoing; the shooting was… PLEASE NOTE: This is summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary of LaRose: · Summary of the Book · Important People · Character Analysis · Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style About the Author With Instaread, you can get the key takeaways, summary and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, identify the key takeaways and analyze them for your convenience.

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📒 Siji Tzu by Raymond Larose

Genre : Poetry
Publisher : Xulon Press
ISBN_10 : 9781594675645
Copyright Year : 2004-05
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📒 A Life Altering Scar by June LaRose

Genre : Self-Help
Publisher : AuthorHouse
ISBN_10 : 9781728348759
Copyright Year : 2020-02-28
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All of us have or will have struggles in our lives that end up causing scars we could never have imagined would happen. I needed to trigger a positive outcome from my possibly fatal larger-than-life injury. I absolutely had to find a way to make sense of it. That is what compelled me to capture it and then write about my experience. That desire was to help others as well as myself. By telling you what I went through “in detail,” this story places me in a very vulnerable position. Yet, I am willing to subject myself to that knowing it could possibly benefit others. Throughout parts of this memoir, I needed to take my life back from the grips of death, and you will see how family, faith, and laughter helped me to do that.

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Genre : Computers
Publisher : Wiley
ISBN_10 : 9781119526810
Copyright Year : 2019-04-09
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Learn data science by doing data science! Data Science Using Python and R will get you plugged into the world’s two most widespread open-source platforms for data science: Python and R. Data science is hot. Bloomberg called data scientist “the hottest job in America.” Python and R are the top two open-source data science tools in the world. In Data Science Using Python and R, you will learn step-by-step how to produce hands-on solutions to real-world business problems, using state-of-the-art techniques. Data Science Using Python and R is written for the general reader with no previous analytics or programming experience. An entire chapter is dedicated to learning the basics of Python and R. Then, each chapter presents step-by-step instructions and walkthroughs for solving data science problems using Python and R. Those with analytics experience will appreciate having a one-stop shop for learning how to do data science using Python and R. Topics covered include data preparation, exploratory data analysis, preparing to model the data, decision trees, model evaluation, misclassification costs, naïve Bayes classification, neural networks, clustering, regression modeling, dimension reduction, and association rules mining. Further, exciting new topics such as random forests and general linear models are also included. The book emphasizes data-driven error costs to enhance profitability, which avoids the common pitfalls that may cost a company millions of dollars. Data Science Using Python and R provides exercises at the end of every chapter, totaling over 500 exercises in the book. Readers will therefore have plenty of opportunity to test their newfound data science skills and expertise. In the Hands-on Analysis exercises, readers are challenged to solve interesting business problems using real-world data sets.

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📒 Public Companies by Jonathan M. Hoff

Genre : Law
Publisher : Law Journal Press
ISBN_10 : 1588521044
Copyright Year : 2002
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Public Companies is designed to aid directors, officers and general counsel of public companies and those intending to go public.

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📒 First Case Of Beers by P. M. LaRose

Genre : Department store Santas
Publisher :
ISBN_10 : 1938473213
Copyright Year : 2014-11-01
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James Alfred Biersovich, former sportswriter, now head of security at the upscale La Scala department store in Minneapolis, is ready for the Christmas shopping season to begin. He thinks. It's also 1999 and when "Beers" gets called to scenes of mischief and mayhem around the store, he realizes there's more than a little Y2K craziness going on. Doing double-duty as the store's Santa doesn't help. But with a little help from his "friends"--and the Scalabrino clan--can he solve his first case and tie it up in a big red bow?

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Genre : Computers
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN_10 : 9780470908747
Copyright Year : 2014-07-08
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The field of data mining lies at the confluence of predictive analytics, statistical analysis, and business intelligence. Due to the ever-increasing complexity and size of data sets and the wide range of applications in computer science, business, and health care, the process of discovering knowledge in data is more relevant than ever before. This book provides the tools needed to thrive in today’s big data world. The author demonstrates how to leverage a company’s existing databases to increase profits and market share, and carefully explains the most current data science methods and techniques. The reader will “learn data mining by doing data mining”. By adding chapters on data modelling preparation, imputation of missing data, and multivariate statistical analysis, Discovering Knowledge in Data, Second Edition remains the eminent reference on data mining. The second edition of a highly praised, successful reference on data mining, with thorough coverage of big data applications, predictive analytics, and statistical analysis. Includes new chapters on Multivariate Statistics, Preparing to Model the Data, and Imputation of Missing Data, and an Appendix on Data Summarization and Visualization Offers extensive coverage of the R statistical programming language Contains 280 end-of-chapter exercises Includes a companion website for university instructors who adopt the book

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Publisher : CreateSpace
ISBN_10 : 150254699X
Copyright Year : 2014-11-06
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Marc LaRose is a one man private detective agency in Northern New York's Adirondack region. Accepting an insurance company's assignment to investigate the death of a hotel patron leads Marc along the shores of Lake Champlain, across the border to Montreal then to the Olympic Village of Lake Placid in a whirlwind tale of international conspiracy, death, and terrorism.

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📒 Bet On Beers by P. M. Larose

Genre : Fiction
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ISBN_10 : 1938473280
Copyright Year : 2016-10-01
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Fresh off a successful conclusion to a perplexing case at the home store in Minneapolis, Jim Biersovich is dispatched to Las Vegas to look into thefts at the La Scala casino store. The disappearance of an invaluable jade bathtub seems impossible until Beers and his amateur sleuth assistants begin to piece together the clues. This time, there's murder as a component, and survival in the gambling capital of the world is never a sure bet.

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