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Daylight by David Baldacci

Title Daylight
Author David Baldacci
Publisher Grand Central Publishing
Release Date 2020-11-17
Category Fiction
Total Pages 416
ISBN 9781538761687
Language English, Spanish, and French
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FBI Agent Atlee Pine's search for her sister Mercy clashes with military investigator John Puller's high-stakes case, leading them both deep into a global conspiracy -- from which neither of them will escape unscathed. For many long years, Atlee Pine was tormented by uncertainty after her twin sister, Mercy, was abducted at the age of six and never seen again. Now, just as Atlee is pressured to end her investigation into Mercy's disappearance, she finally gets her most promising breakthrough yet: the identity of her sister's kidnapper, Ito Vincenzo. With time running out, Atlee and her assistant Carol Blum race to Vincenzo's last known location in Trenton, New Jersey -- and unknowingly stumble straight into John Puller's case, blowing his arrest during a drug ring investigation involving a military installation. Stunningly, Pine and Puller's joint investigation uncovers a connection between Vincenzo's family and a breathtaking scheme that strikes at the very heart of global democracy. Peeling back the layers of deceit, lies and cover-ups, Atlee finally discovers the truth about what happened to Mercy. And that truth will shock Pine to her very core.

Title Between Daylight and Boonville
Author Matt Williams
Publisher Samuel French, Inc.
Release Date 1983
Category Coal miners' spouses
Total Pages 96
ISBN 0573619018
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Typescript, 1980. Unmarked script of a play that premiered in New York, New York in 1980.

Title Daylight Performance of Buildings
Author Marc Fontoynont
Publisher Routledge
Release Date 2014-05-01
Category Architecture
Total Pages 310
ISBN 9781134257133
Language English, Spanish, and French
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As part of Daylight Europe, the daylighting behaviour of 60 buildings was observed and measured during a three year period. Buildings of many different types, sizes and ages were included - from offices to museums, libraries, churches, houses, airports and factories; from Classical buildings to modern constructions, and from a small single room to an office of over 100,000 square meters. The results of the study of each building are presented, extensively illustrated in colour, with the unusual features and main lessons highlighted. The book also includes details of the monitoring procedures, the results of and comparisons with simulations, the outcome of post-occupancy evaluation, and a summary of the major findings. These show the extraordinary potential of daylighting techniques to improve amenity and energy performance for the benefit of the occupants and building managers. They also demonstrate how often opportunities are missed, and the frequency of problems of overheating or glare. Above all, they demonstrate the beauty, elegance and scope of daylight design.

Home Before Daylight by Steve Parish

Title Home Before Daylight
Author Steve Parish
Publisher St. Martin's Press
Release Date 2004-10-01
Category Music
Total Pages 288
ISBN 1429979216
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The untold story of life on the road with the Grateful Dead, written by an insider who lived it from the early days to today. Steve Parish was never one to walk the straight-and-narrow, even during his childhood growing up in Flushing Meadow, Queens. Busted as a teenager for selling acid in the summer of 1968, Parish landed in Riker's Island. The experience changed him and after getting out he did his best to stay out of trouble, securing a job moving music equipment at the New York State Pavilion. The first show he worked was a Grateful Dead concert in July of 1969 and Parish was captivated by the music. A life seemingly headed nowhere had suddenly found its calling as he fell in quickly with a band of likeminded misfits who formed the nucleus of what would be the greatest road crew in rock 'n' roll history. Parish traveled to California where his apprenticeship began. Working for the band for free and learning his craft, Parish got to know Jerry, Bobby, Phil, Billy and Mickey and through the years their relationships forged an unbreakable bond. He became very close with Garcia in particular, acting as his personal roadie and later manager for his solo performances and Garcia Band shows. He was there during times of trouble (like when a pimp held Garcia hostage at gunpoint in a New York hotel room), spending hours by his bedside when Garcia was in a coma in 1986, and performing the duties of best man at his wedding. He was also the last friend to see Garcia alive. Throughout the Dead's historic run, there were parties of biblical proportion and celebrity run-ins with everybody from Bob Dylan to Frank Sinatra--but there was a dark side to life on the road and tragedy didn't just strike the musicians. But Home Before Daylight is a story of friendship, of music and redemption. It is a piece of music history, one that reflects the American spirit of adventure and brotherhood. Seen through Steve Parish's eyes and experiences, The Grateful Dead's wild ride has never been so revealing.

Sleepwalking In Daylight by Elizabeth Flock

Title Sleepwalking in Daylight
Author Elizabeth Flock
Publisher MIRA
Release Date 2009-03-01
Category Fiction
Total Pages 400
ISBN 9781426829383
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Once defined by her career and independence, stay-at-home mom Samantha Friedman finds that her days have been reduced to errands, car pools and suburban gossip. What was an easy decision for Sam years ago has become a nagging awareness that this life was her choice. Now she deals with a husband who shows up for dinner but is too preoccupied for conversation, and a daughter swathed in black clothing and Goth makeup who won't talk at all. Believing she's an adopted mistake, seventeen-year-old Cammy has fallen into sex and drugs and pours herself into a journal filled with poetry and pain. On parallel paths, mother and daughter indulge in desperate, furtive escapism—for Sam, a heady affair with her supposed soul mate, fueled by clandestine coffee dates and the desire to feel something; for Cammy, a secretive search for her birth mother punctuated by pills, pot and the need to feel absolutely nothing.

Daylight In The Swamp by Selwyn H. Dewdney

Title Daylight in the Swamp
Author Selwyn H. Dewdney
Publisher Dundurn
Release Date 1997
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 191
ISBN 9781550022513
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Daylight in the Swamp is the bush memoirs of Selwyn Dewdney, a noted Canadian artist and recorder of native rock art. His two great loves, art and the Canadian north, come together in this book. His respect for native culture and art is reflected in his own work, his insight into native rock art, and his passion for canoeing and the northern experience.The third theme of the book is history spanning the period from 1910 through to the 1970s during which the old north largely vanished. Dewdney was there to record the images of forgotten dreams painted on rocks and cliffs throughout the Canadian Shield. Thanks to these memoirs we are all there to witness these things with Dewdney.

Burning Daylight by Jack London

Title Burning Daylight
Author Jack London
Publisher Mondial
Release Date 2015-01-06
Category Fiction
Total Pages 220
ISBN 9781595691064
Language English, Spanish, and French
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To read any of London's work is to be in the presence of his own biography; few authors have drawn so freely upon their own experiences for literary material. All his characters, including Burning Daylight, are Jack London in masquerade or Jack London as he dreamed of himself. "Burning Daylight" might be called "Miscellaneous Adventures in the Life of a Superman" - his way of celebrating his birthday, his record trip with the Yukon Mail, his fight with starvation, his discovery of Klondike gold, his adventure with the stock market, his sensational hold up of the New York brokers etc. All of London's leading characters are of this type supermen, superwomen, dreams of their creator, half real, half mythical. All of them are blonds even to the golden degree. They have blue or gray eyes and bodies that are perfect. His men have muscles that creep and knot like living things and skins like silk. Burning Daylight has that super-strength "that is the dower of but one human in millions". (Fred Lewis Pattee)

Daylight Savings Extension Act Of 1985 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space

Title Daylight Savings Extension Act of 1985
Author United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Science, Technology, and Space
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1986
Category Daylight saving
Total Pages 69
ISBN UCAL:B5176553
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Energy Conservation Potential Of Extended And Double Daylight Saving Time by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science. Subcommittee on Energy

Title Energy Conservation Potential of Extended and Double Daylight Saving Time
Author United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science. Subcommittee on Energy
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2001
Category Daylight saving
Total Pages 140
ISBN PSU:000045959295
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Daylight Saving Time Act Of 1975 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce

Title Daylight Saving Time Act of 1975
Author United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1976
Category Daylight saving
Total Pages 95
ISBN STANFORD:36105024405693
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Daylight by Elizabeth Knox

Title Daylight
Author Elizabeth Knox
Publisher Victoria University Press
Release Date 2013-06-01
Category Fiction
Total Pages 356
ISBN 9780864737267
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Brian “Bad” Phelan, New Zealander and bomb-disposal expert, likes to live dangerously. While on vacation on the French–Italian border, he helps bring a body out of a rocky, wave-swept cove. The dead woman bears striking similarities to a young woman he met years ago, under mysterious circumstances, shortly before she disappeared in a flooded French cave and Bad is compelled to investigate. Meanwhile, Jesuit Father Daniel Octave is running his own investigation into the truth behind the story of the life of the Blessed Martine Raimondi, a WWII resistance heroine and martyred nun. Bad and Daniel’s questions lead them to Eve, the beautiful widow of a celebrated French artist, and to Dawn, Eve’s twin sister, who seems to be a vampire. For, though they don’t know it, Bad and Daniel are looking for the same thing: a secret family. Sensuous and heavenly, Daylight combines wildly imaginative storytelling and a clear eye for atmosphere and place. Set on the beautiful Mediterranean coast stretching from Avignon to Genoa, much of the novel takes place in a world the tourist never sees, a world of caves and secret passages. It is in this “world beneath the world” that Bad Phelan and Daniel Octave finds themselves face to face with history and myth, with phantoms whose hearts are still beating, hungry, and able to break.

Title Earth Systems and Cycles Inquiry Card Daylight and Darkness through the Seasons
Author Anonim
Publisher Teacher Created Materials
Release Date 2014-01-01
Category Science
Total Pages 4
ISBN 9781425884284
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Elaborate on the concept of Earth systems and cycles using this science inquiry card and lesson. Using vibrant, engaging images for science exploration allows all students to make connections and relate science concepts to new situations.

Title Daylight Science and Daylighting Technology
Author Richard Kittler
Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date 2011-10-22
Category Technology & Engineering
Total Pages 341
ISBN 1441988165
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Sunlight profoundly influences the Earth's atmosphere and biosphere. Nature fuels the evolution of all living things, their visual systems, and the manner in which they adapt, accommodate, and habituate. Sun luminance measurements serve as data to calculate typical changes in the daily, monthly, and annual variability characteristics of daylight. Climate-based sky luminance patterns are used as models in predicting daylighting calculation and computer programs applied in architecture and building design. Historically, daylight science and daylighting technology has prioritized photometric methods of measurements, calculation, and graphical tools aimed at predicting or evaluating the daylighting of architectural design alternatives. However, due to a heightened awareness of general health and well-being, sunlight exposure and freedom from visual discomfort while undertaking visual tasks are now equally prioritized. Therefore, in order to assure optimal environmental quality, daylighting technology must be based on sound science. Daylight Science and Daylighting Technology, by Richard Kittler, Miroslav Kocifaj, and Stanislav Darula, sketches the entire evolution of daylight science from atmospheric science through apt visual workplace psychophysics.

Seize The Daylight by David Prerau

Title Seize the Daylight
Author David Prerau
Publisher Basic Books
Release Date 2009-04-28
Category Science
Total Pages 304
ISBN 9780786736959
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Benjamin Franklin conceived of it. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle endorsed it. Winston Churchill campaigned for it. Kaiser Wilhelm first employed it. Woodrow Wilson and Franklin Roosevelt went to war with it, and more recently the United States fought an energy crisis with it. For several months every year, for better or worse, daylight savings time affects vast numbers of people throughout the world. And from Ben Franklin's era to today, its story has been an intriguing and sometimes bizarre amalgam of colorful personalities and serious technical issues, purported costs and perceived benefits, conflicts between interest groups and government policy makers. Daylight savings time impacts diverse and unexpected areas, including agricultural practices, street crime, the reporting of sports scores, traffic accidents, the inheritance rights of twins, and voter turnout.

Title Solar Radiation and Daylight Models
Author Tariq Muneer
Publisher Routledge
Release Date 2007-03-30
Category Architecture
Total Pages 392
ISBN 9781136365959
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The cost of operating a building far exceeds the cost of constructing it, and yet until recently little attention was paid to the impact of solar radiation on the costs of heating, cooling and ventilation. And now that there has been a surge in interest in energy efficiency and solar design, architects and designers need a practical guide to the modelling and application of solar energy data. There are many different models and techniques available for calculating the distribution of solar radiation on and in buildings, and these algorithms vary considerably in scope, accuracy and complexity. This book demonstrates which of these predictive tools gives the best results in different circumstances, including explaining which models can be best used in different parts of the world. The author has had over twenty-five years of experience of dealing with solar energy data from four continents and has used that experience in this book to show the development not just of knowledge but also the growing sophistication of the models available to apply it.

Title Daylight Design of Buildings
Author Nick Baker
Publisher Routledge
Release Date 2014-01-02
Category Architecture
Total Pages 260
ISBN 9781134257348
Language English, Spanish, and French
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To complement the critical and objective view gleaned from the study of some sixty buildings, this design manual has been developed to provide a more synthetic approach to the principles which lie behind successful daylight design. These principles are illustrated with examples drawn from the case study buildings. The emphasis throughout has been on practical methods to improve design, rather than techniques studied for any intrinsic interest. The book provides the necessary tools to assist the designer to provide well daylit interiors, and shows that good daylight design is not a restriction on architectural expression but, on the contrary, acts as an inspiration and foundation for good architecture.

Title Annual Dynamics of Daylight Variability and Contrast
Author Siobhan Rockcastle
Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date 2013-06-25
Category Computers
Total Pages 83
ISBN 9781447152330
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Daylight is a dynamic source of illumination in architectural space, creating diverse and ephemeral configurations of light and shadow within the built environment. Perceptual qualities of daylight, such as contrast and temporal variability, are essential to our understanding of both material and visual effects in architecture. Although spatial contrast and light variability are fundamental to the visual experience of architecture, architects still rely primarily on intuition to evaluate their designs because there are few metrics that address these factors. Through an analysis of contemporary architecture, this work develops a new typological language that categorizes architectural space in terms of contrast and temporal variation. This research proposes a new family of metrics that quantify the magnitude of contrast-based visual effects and time-based variation within daylit space through the use of time-segmented daylight renderings to provide a more holistic analysis of daylight performance.

Title Earth Systems and Cycles Inquiry Card Yearly Daylight Hours
Author Anonim
Publisher Teacher Created Materials
Release Date 2014-01-01
Category Science
Total Pages 4
ISBN 9781425884291
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Elaborate on the concept of Earth systems and cycles using this science inquiry card and lesson. Using vibrant, engaging images for science exploration allows all students to make connections and relate science concepts to new situations.

Hunting Daylight by Piper Maitland

Title Hunting Daylight
Author Piper Maitland
Publisher Penguin
Release Date 2013-02-05
Category Fiction
Total Pages 560
ISBN 9781101619032
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Out of the shadows… For more than a decade, Caro Barrett has had doubts about the death of her husband, who disappeared while looking for a tribe of day-walking vampires in an African rainforest. Now, their daughter is struggling through her teenage years without a father. Waiting in the wings is an ancient vampire ready to possess Caro’s heart—and to protect them both from harm. And, with her husband declared legally dead, Caro feels it is finally time to move on… A hemisphere away in a windowless compound, an Ottoman vampire lies dying from a rare blood disease, which has made him vulnerable to the faintest bit of light. Yet he is determined to vanquish its power over him—to feel the sun on his face one last time. And in Caro’s darkest fears he will be lifted into the light of day…