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reacher

[rē′chər]
an assistive device with a pincer-type claw and an extended handle that can be used to reach and grasp objects overhead or on the floor by persons with upper extremity disabilities or those who lose the ability to bend and stoop. Also called extended arm.

reacher

(rē′chĕr)
A type of extension device for assisting persons with limited reach to grasp and manipulate objects in the performance of everyday tasks.
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Then Reacher meets a private detective who is trying to find the very same small-fingered woman.
The character that was an awkward fit for the actor four years ago seems to be even more so now, if only because Cruise's greatest asset is his charisma, while Reacher is a stoic, stone-cold heavy.
At first glance, Make Me is standard Reacher fare: the six-foot-five ex-military investigator comes to town, encounters trouble, forms alliances (usually with a beautiful woman), and, after solving a gruesome crime and leaving a body count, goes on his way.
From the lingering question, why the name 'Mother's Rest' for the town, Jack Reacher embarks on many adventures, and a deep web weaved around well written characters, that will make you want to keep reading to the end despite the slow start.
He explained that he made it up as he went along, adding that he saw where Reacher took him.
On a whim, Reacher wanders into Margrave, Georgia, to learn the story of a long-deceased musician called Blind Blake, whom his brother had mentioned to him in a letter.
With a screen credit that proclaims this is "A Tom Cruise Production", Jack Reacher shapes up very nicely as an action movie that is designed to achieve franchise status.
At that time Barr walked free on a technicality, but Reacher swore that given the chance, he'd help convict the sniper of any further crimes he committed.
and out of honor and respect for the families of the victims whose lives were senselessly taken, we are postponing tomorrow's Pittsburgh premiere of 'Jack Reacher,'" Paramount said in a statement cited by the (http://www.
Jack Reacher is an ex-US military policeman Major and is wandering all the time all over USA without any specific contact details.
Idea Deity and Eunice Truant, Reacher Mirage and Eurydice Tarantella, and Lord Fireskull and Johnny Without live in parallel (but connected) worlds, and their stories are told in alternating chapters.
The kit includes three of the most popular assistive devices--a reacher, sock aid, and long shoehorn--for maintaining independence while limiting the need to bend.