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The Chance Encounter By Scott C. Anderson
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Steven Piehl lived and worked on the earth planet known as Palla. Recruited by an offworld employer to mine for the Taman civilization, Steven would use his abilities to save, direct, and save the... More > world he loved so much. Steven had a good job, good friends, and a positive attitude. Steven’s life would change direction during a chance meeting with a future offworld employer. With an army of helpful bots, Steven has the ability to mine raw materials for several offworld concerns. His actions lead the young miner to confront his own government, solidify a friendship with an Air Force Captain, and become the single planetary representative for the earth humans. Steven will confront alien races unable to ask or negotiate for their wants without the need for domination or conquest. Steven will grow, and pull his friends into a future with much larger possibilities than he ever could have imagined.< Less
The Chance Encounter By Scott C. Anderson
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Steven Piehl lived and worked on the earth planet known as Palla. Recruited by an offworld employer to mine for the Taman civilization, Steven would use his abilities to save, direct, and rescue the... More > world he loved so much. Steven had a good job, good friends, and a positive attitude. Steven’s life would change direction during a chance meeting with a future offworld employer. With an army of helpful bots, Steven has the ability to mine raw materials for several offworld concerns. His actions lead the young miner to confront his own government, solidify a friendship with an Air Force Captain, and become the single planetary representative for the earth humans. This is his story; how they met, and how the advanced technology of a distant race blended with the positive ways of a young man from earth.< Less
One Chance Encounter By Petula Mitchell
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A chance encounter on a railway station can mean nothing. To Jane Stevens it meant everything.Running into handsome and eligible Dara Reilly on London Victoria station changes everything for a... More > reserved and cautious woman.< Less
VCCA: a chance encounter By john humphries
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This catalog documents the interim work of one of a few visual artists which chance brought together. These six coincidentally aligned in space-time of the nearly 1000 artists who apply each year.... More > While the alignment of the personalities bent a universal fabric the work is only similar in the passion demanding of its making. There was a painter fascinated by our natural world, a smoke tamer, a designer who more often draws, glues and builds more than paints, video and films made of memories, some inspired by jazz, a collector and compiler, and others.< Less
VCCA: a chance encounter By john humphries
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This catalog documents the interim work of one of a few visual artists which chance brought together. These six coincidentally aligned in space-time of the nearly 1000 artists who apply each year.... More > While the alignment of the personalities bent a universal fabric the work is only similar in the passion demanding of its making. There was a painter fascinated by our natural world, a smoke tamer, a designer who more often draws, glues and builds more than paints, video and films made of memories, some inspired by jazz, a collector and compiler, and others.< Less
Chance Encounters: The Story of the Innkeeper's Son By Toni Mabry
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When Aaron heard whispers about the baby born in his father's stable, he made a plan that could change his family forever. Then fate turned a hopeful child into a cynical man. What will Aaron do... More > when his children begin to explore the religion of their ancestors and rumors of a messiah?< Less
A Chance Encounter and Other Stories of Polish Jewry By Anna Baum
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Short stories of the Jewish experience in Poland in the years before, during, and after World War II. A slow but steady parade of real-life characters marches across the page, beginning in the... More > paradise of privileged prewar life, moving inexorably forward despite the early warnings of the imminent destruction. Along the way, they forge chasms, shed possessions and family, face the abyss, then regroup with the tatters of their dignity to take stock and give thanks for the mixed blessing of their survival. Anna Baum presents a human catalogue of the vanished world of prewar European Jewry: it is as though she had to survive to become the curator of a treasure trove of personal experience. For while there is suffering and tragedy in this volume, there is culture, tradition, art, music, history, professional and social achievement – and, yes – laughter, dancing and love. Book 2 of 3.< Less
Encounters on a Bus By Michael Jobling
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It's amazing who you meet on a bus. The lives of a disparate group of characters funnel through the same half hour bus journey in this collection of short stories which is about perspectives and how... More > we meet but don't meet and chance encounters can be life changing.< Less
Encounters on a Bus By Michael Jobling
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It's amazing who you meet on a bus. The lives of a disparate group of characters funnel through the same half hour bus journey in this collection of short stories which is about perspectives and how... More > we meet but don't meet and chance encounters can be life changing.< Less
Foreign Encounters By Writers Abroad
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An encounter can be a chance meeting, a planned get-together or even a confrontation. This collection of stories, non-fiction and poems features a variety of foreign encounters: with family, friends,... More > lovers, animals, cultures, or just with one`s own prejudices and preconceptions. All proceeds from the sale of Foreign Encounters will be donated to Books Abroad.< Less