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It was nominated for two awards ( The Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Outstanding Science & Technology Writing and the Quill Award for the Best Debut Author of 2006 ), named one of the top books of the year by Canada's Globe and Mail and by The Independent and The Guardian, and has been translated into 16 languages.
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Just this April she was nominated for the seventh time for an Academy Award for her portrayal of Eleanor Roosevelt in `` Sunrise at Campobello ''.
It was nominated in the New Times 1998 " Best Latin Influenced " category, the BAM Magazine 1999 " Best Rock en Español " category, and the LA Weekly 1999 " Best Hip Hop " category.
Johnson was nominated as the vice presidential candidate in 1864 on the National Union Party ticket.
The campaign was sure to be a struggle ; the Whigs nominated their " Eagle Orator " Gustavus Henry, and Johnson wasted no time in calling him to task for his " Henry-mandering " of the First District, as their debates made their way across the state from one county seat to the next.
To fulfill promises made during the impeachment trial, Johnson nominated John M. Schofield as War Secretary, who was confirmed.
The book was nominated for the 1992 Nebula Award for Best Novel, the 1993 John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, and the 1993 Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel.
Astrologers, nominated by the National Council for Geocosmic Research, acted as the astrological advisors, and helped to ensure that the test was fair.
Thomas was nominated to the U. S. Supreme Court by then-President George H. W. Bush, a position that required Senate hearings and confirmation.
In 2010, the Australian a cappella Quartet The Idea of North was nominated for an ARIA for their seventh studio album, " Feels Like Spring ", bringing a cappella music back into pop culture.
It was nominated for " Best Coastal Resort " in Scotland along with St Andrews in Fife, North Berwick in East Lothian, and Rothesay in Argyll and Bute.
In 1973 Andrei Sakharov was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize and in 1974 was awarded the Prix mondial Cino Del Duca.
But in 1952, when General Motors president Charles E. Wilson, nominated for a cabinet post, told Congress "... what was good for the country was good for General Motors and vice versa ," he inspired one of Capp's greatest satires — the introduction of General Bullmoose, the robust, ruthless, and ageless business tycoon.
Army of Darkness was nominated for the Grand Prize at Avoriaz Fantastic Film Festival, and won the Golden Raven at the Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film in 1993.
The film also won the Critics ' Award at Fantasporto, and was nominated for the International Fantasy Film Award in the category of Best Film in 1993.
Gianfranco Fini was notably nominated Deputy Prime Minister after the 2001 general election and was Foreign Minister from November 2004 to May 2006.
Penny Marshall's 1990 film Awakenings, which was nominated for several Oscars, is based on neurologist Oliver Sacks ' 1973 account of his psychiatric patients at Beth Abraham Hospital in the Bronx who were paralyzed by a form of encephalitis but briefly responded to the drug L-dopa.
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It must have hurt her even to walk, for the sole was completely off her left foot and Morgan saw that it was bruised and bleeding.
He knew who was riding after him -- the men he had known all his life, the men who had worked for him, sworn their loyalty to him.
Now, here was something of obvious importance to me, yet when I reached for the tickets he snatched them away from my hand.
It was, I felt, possible that they were men who, having received no tickets for that day, had remained in the hall, to sleep perhaps, in the corners farthest removed from the counter with its overhead light.
No one was behind it, but in the rear wall of the office I noticed, for the first time, a door which had been left partially open.
At one and the same time, she was within it but still searching for the drawbridge that would give her entry.
That was the day that he had practically mopped up the main street of Big Sands with Aaron McBride, field boss for the Highlands Oil & Gas Company.
Somehow more terrible than the certainty that he was about to die was the knowledge that Lord would probably not suffer for it: the murder would go unpunished.