Alistair MacLean

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  • Review Of ' The Guns Of Navarone, River Of Death, Break Heart Pass '

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    The Development of Major Characters in Alistair Maclean Novels British author Alistair Maclean once declared, “We are all brave men and we are all afraid, and what the world calls a brave man, he is too brave and afraid like the all rest of us. Only he is brave for five minutes longer.” Throughout his novels, The Guns of Navarone, River of Death, Break Heart Pass, Maclean puts his characters through a grueling set of challenges, which they must face with bravery and intellect. Bravery is a recurring

  • Mini Bio : Social Assessment

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    Mini Bio-Psycho- Social Assessment A sixty year old, African-American, forty percent service connected Vietnam-era veteran (E.S.) was referred to therapy because he recently lost his son and needed help within the grieving process. He reported being the father to ten (now nine) children from multiple wives. Veteran (E.S.) disclosed that the death of his son was a case of mistaken identity and that his son was in the wrong place at the wrong time (suspected gang affiliation). Unfortunately, the

  • James Cook Was A Man Of Many Accomplishments

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    and navigator, Captain Cook discovered, mapped, and charted New Zealand and Australia on his ship Endeavor. Later, his voyages provided the first accurate map of the Pacific. Scholar, Alistair Maclean wrote, “it was not what Cook said or thought that raised him to the ranks of the immortals: it was what he did” (Maclean 11). Cooks vast accomplishments have been studied and analyzed by many historians, one of whom even dedicated four decades of his life on his research of Cook. Some think that James

  • 10 Big Differences Between Men's and Women's Brains

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    10 Big Differences Between Men’s and Women’s Brains The differences between women and men are not only well-documented, but frequently at the heart of jokes, anecdotes, and good-natured (and not so good-natured) ribbing. Experts have discovered that there are actually differences in the way women’s and men’s brains are structured and in the way they react to events and stimuli. So the next time your wife, boyfriend, or parent starts telling you how you should have done something differently, then