Best Adam Resnick books

Will Not Attend: Lively Stories of Detachment and Isolation

Adam Resnick

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“Damn, this book is good.”Jon Stewart

Emmy Award–winning writer Adam Resnick began his career at Late Night with David Letterman before honing his chops in movies and cable television, including HBO’s The Larry Sanders Show. While courageously admitting to being “euphorically antisocial,” Resnick plunges readers deep into his troubled psyche in this uproarious memoir-in-essays. Shaped by such touchstone events as a traumatic Easter egg hunt and overwrought by obsessions, he refuses to be burdened by chores like basic social obligation and personal growth. Resnick is cut from the same strange cloth as Louis C.K., and Will Not Attend showcases his writing at its brazenly hilarious best.

Bust: How I Gambled and Lost a Fortune, Brought Down a Bank--and Lived to Pay for It

Adam B. Resnick

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On the surface, Adam Resnick was your typical guy next door, a friendly, charismatic father of two. But he spent the first decade of his adult life winning and losing fortunes playing blackjack and betting on sports, sometimes winning and losing millions in mere hours–until, in one frenzied night, he received a phone call that was his moment of reckoning, and that sounded the death knell for his lifelong addiction.

Bust is a white–knuckled story of the highs and lows of a world–class gambler. Introduced to gambling at the age of six, Resnick was a whiz kid who was winning tens of thousands by his teens. A successful businessman, he won and lost millions at the gambling tables throughout his twenties–and wrote more than 130 bad checks to cover his losses. Resnick's high–rolling lifestyle opened the door to the parties 'n' celebrities universe of Las Vegas, while at the same time introducing him to the underbelly of bookies and mobsters. He was surrounded by a host of enablers who lent him cash–often at exorbitant rates that enriched their pockets at his expense. And, finally, he found what seemed like the answer to his prayers: An insider at a family–owned Chicago bank who gave him an open line of credit. It all came to a head one fateful morning when a phone call informed him that he had 24 hours to deposit $3,000,000 into a bank account. Cornered by sure financial ruin, a prison sentence, and worse, Resnick drove to a casino in Hammond, Indiana, with a million dollars in cash . . . won up to $8 million in one night . . . and then lost it all before he left the table. In one frenzied night–captured on casino videotape–Resnick brought down that bank, and won himself a jail sentence for bank fraud.

Adam Resnick's story is both moving and timely. Coming when the multi–billion–dollar gambling industry is bigger than ever and celebrity poker tournaments are the rage, this stinging indictment of gambling's dark side and portrait of a lifelong addict will draw readers who want to know more about what it is to be a high roller–the risks, the exhilaration, and the eventual collapse

Will Not Attend: Lively Stories of Detachment and Isolation by Adam Resnick (2015-07-28)

Adam Resnick

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Will Not Attend: Lively Stories of Detachment and Isolation First edition by Resnick, Adam (2014) Hardcover

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Writers of the Future Volume 30: The Best New Science Fiction and Fantasy of the Year (L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future)

Timothy Jordan

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Celebrate
New Writers
New Winners
New Worlds

Writers of the Future: Volume 30

This is your window into incredible worlds of wizardry, warfare and wonder.

This is your escape into fantastic realms of the human mind lurking just beyond your imagination…and reaching deep into your wildest dreams.

This is your ticket to tomorrow.

Celebrate the future of science fiction and fantasy…now.

“Keep the Writers of the Future going. It’s what keeps sci-fi alive.” —ORSON SCOTT CARD


Included: Bonus short stories by Orson Scott Card, Mike Resnick & L. Ron Hubbard & a color spread highlighting the story illustrations

Bust: How I Gambled and Lost a Fortune, Brought Down a Bank--and Lived to Pay for It by Adam B. Resnick (2007-02-27)

Adam B. Resnick

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Writers of the Future Volume 27 (L. Ron Hubbard Presents Writers of the Future)

Jeffrey Lyman

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Your passage to unforgettable worlds of imagination and escape.From the farthest reaches of the universe to the innermost workings of the human heart and mind... Let tomorrow s masters of science fiction and fantasy take you on a journey that will capture your imagination. "Keep the Writers of the Future going. It's what keeps sci-fi alive." — ORSON SCOTT CARD

How to Achieve a Heaven on Earth

John Wade II

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A fascinating octopus of a book on global change, reaching in all directions at once.-Library Journal
This collection of 101 essays from some of today's most notable thinkers and leaders focuses on the large problems of society, as well as every day challenges, and encourages readers to envision a positive change. The essays explore the themes of peace, democracy, prosperity, racial harmony, ecology, and health, encouraging readers to find meaning in their own lives and share it with others.

Insights on Aircraft Programmed Depot Maintenance: An Analysis of F-15 PDM (Technical Report)

Edward G. Keating

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This technical report describes the F-15 programmed depot maintenance (PDM) process as performed at the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center (WR-ALC) in FYs 2004-2006. The average WR-ALC F-15 PDM visit runs behind schedule and lasts about four months. Also, PDM can wait a long time for parts; aircraft move through PDM steps out of sequence, with missing parts catching up with the aircraft when they become available, or cannibalize other aircraft.

Everything Pasta Book (Everything Series)

Jane Parker Resnick

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Complete with more than three hundred recipes, this informative guide teaches one how to cook, prepare, and serve various types of pasta dishes, including soups, pasta salads, and more, explaining how to make pasta from scratch and the importance of choosing the proper pasta shape. Original. IP.