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The English language debut of the bestselling Dutch novel, Hex, from Thomas Olde Heuvelt--a Hugo and World Fantasy award nominated talent to watch Whoever is born here, is doomed to stay 'til death. Whoever settles, never leaves. Welcome to Black Spring, the seemingly picturesque Hudson Valley town haunted by the Black Rock Witch, a seventeenth century woman whose eyes and mouth are sewn shut. Muzzled, she walks the streets and enters homes at will. She stands next to children's bed for nights on end. Everybody knows that her eyes may never be opened or the consequences will be too terrible to bear. The elders of Black Spring have virtually quarantined the town by using high-tech surveillance to prevent their curse from spreading. Frustrated with being kept in lockdown, the town's teenagers decide to break their strict regulations and go viral with the haunting. But, in so doing, they send the town spiraling into dark, medieval practices of the distant past. This chilling novel heralds the arrival of an exciting new voice in mainstream horror and dark fantasy. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Thomas Olde Heuvelt
Publisher: Macmillan
Release: 2016-04-26
File: 448 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781466864580

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Investigates the possible meanings of hex-sign barn decorations, both historically and at the present.

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Genre: Art
Author: Don Yoder
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Release: 2000
File: 86 Pages
ISBN-13: 0811727998

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Every town has an attraction-a reason to visit and not just drive on through. For Barrington County, the June 1595 hunt and subsequent burning of the murderous witch, Willow Kellar, is what has provided the quaint little town centuries of notoriety, especially since Willow hexed the town just as she died, and promised that the families responsible would all die bloody, horrible deaths, eventually. The continually looming hex, now a famous legend, is strategically used to attract tourists to Barrington County's annual Harvest Festival. People from all over are drawn to visit the historic site of the Kellar burning. For Nathalie, Dean, Luke, and Sadie, four Barrington teenagers, this is nothing new. They anticipate a normal and wonderful summer with the upcoming festival, especially since love is in the air. Then strange things start to happen. It turns out the summer won't be normal after all, because sometimes, legends come true.

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Author: Stacy Charasidis
Publisher: FriesenPress
Release: 2012-03
File: 400 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781770973602

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In Pennsylvania Dutch country, the remnants of one of the oldest European magical practices found in America remains: Hex, also called Hex und Speilwerk or Pow Wow. The author, a third-generation Hexenmeister, teaches the actual practices and examines the history of the Swiss-German traditions from which Hex is derived, and includes instructions for practicing Hex. Diagrams.

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Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
Author: Karl Herr
Publisher: Weiser Books
Release: 2002-10-01
File: 160 Pages
ISBN-13: 1578631823

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Hex is the subject of books by Martin Gardner and Cameron Browne. Hex theory touches on graph theory, game theory and combinatorial game theory, with elegant proofs that the game has no draws and that the first player can win. From machines built by Claude Shannon to agents using Monte Carlo Tree Search, Hex is often used in the study of artificial intelligence. Written for a wide audience, this is the full story of Hex, inside and out, with all its twists and turns: Hein’s creation, Lindhard’s puzzles, Nash’s proofs, Gale’s Bridg-it, the game of Rex, Shannon’s machines, Bridg-it’s fall, Hex’s resilience, Hex theory, the hunt for winning strategies, and the rise of Hexbots.

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Genre: Mathematics
Author: Ryan B. Hayward
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 2019-01-30
File: 298 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780429627699

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Hex Strategy is the first book to offer a comprehensive look at the game of Hex, from its history and mathematical underpinnings to discussions of advanced playing techniques. This is first and foremost a book on strategy aimed at providing sufficient knowledge to play the game at any level desired. Numerous examples illustrate an algorithmic approach to the game. Hex Strategy is a book for board game enthusiasts, recreational mathematicians and programmers, or simply those who enjoy games and puzzles.

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Genre: Mathematics
Author: Cameron Browne
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 2009-12-01
File: 384 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781000762761

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The two-time Hugo Award-winner expands the universe of his Coyote saga. The danui, a reclusive arachnid species considered the galaxy's finest engineers, have avoided contact with the Coyote Federation. Until, that is, the danui initiate trade negotiations, offering only information: the coordinates for an unoccupied world suitable for human life-a massive sphere, composed of billions of hexagons. But when the Federation's recon mission goes terribly wrong, the humans realize how little they know about their new partners...

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Allen Steele
Publisher: Penguin
Release: 2011-06-07
File: 336 Pages
ISBN-13: 1101528907

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Having drifted through thirty-three years of life, Ruby Murphy has put down roots in a rootless place: Coney Island. A recovering alcoholic who is fanatical in her love for animals and her misanthropic friends, Ruby lives above a furniture store and works at the musty Coney Island Museum. One day, Ruby is on the subway heading into Manhattan when the train stalls between stations. An elegant blond woman with a scarred face strikes up a conversation, and a misunderstanding between the two women leads to an offer Ruby decides she can’t refuse. The woman needs her boyfriend followed, and she thinks Ruby is the woman to do it—and do it right. Ruby’s life has been flat and painful lately. The Coney Island Museum isn’t doing much business, Ruby’s live-in boyfriend has moved out, and her best friend Oliver is battling cancer. Ruby agrees to follow the woman’s boyfriend, Frank, a man who works at Belmont Racetrack and seems to hang out in odd places with bad company. Ruby soon finds herself pushed headfirst into horse racing’s seamy underbelly. This is a dangerous world where nothing is as it appears, and people and horses seem to have limited life spans. When Ruby finds herself staring down the barrel of a loaded gun, she begins to have second thoughts. Only now it’s far too late. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Maggie Estep
Publisher: Crown
Release: 2010-03-10
File: 320 Pages
ISBN-13: 0307530825

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The traditional Pennsylvania Dutch folk practice of painting colorful, round geometric designs directly on barns was adapted to a detached disk format in the mid-twentieth century. Ivan E. Hoyt is one of the most celebrated artisans of hex sign painting, and in this detailed how-to book he shares his knowledge, providing information on tools, step-by-step instructions and photographs, design ideas, and painting tips. Projects include rosette, star, tulip, maple, and oak designs.

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Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Author: Ivan E. Hoyt
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Release: 2008-02-14
File: 124 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780811749992

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Author: Laurence M. Janifer
Publisher: Library of Alexandria
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File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781465549716

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