The City On The Edge Of Forever
This is a Summary of Matthew Desmond's New York Times Bestseller: EVICTED Poverty and Profit in the American CityFrom Harvard sociologist and MacArthur "Genius" Matthew Desmond, a landmark work of scholarship and reportage that will forever change the way we look at poverty in America In this brilliant, heartbreaking book, Matthew Desmond takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families on the edge.
Captain James Tiberius Kirk (William Shatner) steps squarely into the spotlight in this thrilling "Star Trek" collection that features his greatest interstellar adventures! And the commander of the starship U.S.S. Enterprise finds a galaxy full of intriguing missions as he and his crew are destined to go "where no man has gone before." From an encounter with the mysterious Balok in "The Corbomite Maneuver" and attempting to rescue survivors from a planet-killing machine from another galaxy in "The Doomsday Machine" to the critically acclaimed, Hugo Award-winning "The City on the Edge of Forever," this collection of eight thrill-packed, heart-pounding adventures from the original "Star Trek" series will have you joining Captain Kirk and the Enterprise crew as they soar off on exciting quests and unforgettable encounters.
The original teleplay that became the classic Star Trek episode, with an expanded introductory essay by Harlan Ellison, The City on the Edge of Forever has been surrounded by controversy since the airing of an "eviscerated" version-which subsequently has been voted the most beloved episode in the series' history. In its original form, The City on the Edge of Forever won the 1966-67 Writers Guild of America Award for Best Teleplay.
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"Errand Of Mercy": This is the first time we meet the Klingons, the arch-enemies of the Federation. Kirk and Spock attempt to persuade the council of neutral Organia to join the Federation. While they negotiate, the nefarious Klingons invade and enslave the planet's sheep-like citizens. The Organians help Kirk and Spock disguise themselves as civilians, only to hand them over to the Klingons.
Kylar Stern has rejected the assassin's life. The Godking's successful coup has left Kylar's master, Durzo, and his best friend, Logan, dead. He is starting over-new city, new friends, and new profession. But when he learns that Logan might actually be alive and in hiding, Kylar is faced with an agonizing choice: will he give up the way of shadows forever and live in peace with his new family, or will he risk everything by taking on the ultimate hit?
It is 2020 in paradigm city. The sun is out, and all seems peaceful in this bustling city-except for one house, where evil lurks. Bethany rothychyld is a tortured woman. Abused by her husband eli for years, bethany is at the end of her rope. As he holds a gun to the husband who views her as a trophy and nothing more, she suddenly turns the weapon on herself-with the hope of ending the abuse forever.
CD/Spoken Word, Blackstone Audio Inc, 2016, ISBN13 9781504754552, ISBN10 1504754557