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After the Car

After the Car [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0745658733
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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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After the Car by , Book Resume:

It is difficult to imagine a world without the car, and yet that is exactly what Dennis and Urry set out to do in this provocative new book. They argue that the days of the car are numbered: powerful forces around the world are undermining the car system and will usher in a new transport system sometime in the next few decades. Specifically, the book examines how several major processes are shaping the future of how we travel, including: Global warming and its many global consequences Peaking of oil supplies Increased digitisation of many aspects of economic and social life Massive global population increases The authors look at changes in technology, policy, economy and society, and make a convincing argument for a future where, by necessity, the present car system will be re-designed and re-engineered. Yet the book also suggests that there are some hugely bleak dilemmas facing the twenty first century. The authors lay out what they consider to be possible 'post-car' future scenarios. These they describe as 'local sustainability', 'regional warlordism' and 'digital networks of control'. After The Car will be of great interest to planners, policy makers, social scientists, futurologists, those working in industry, as well as general readers. Some have described the 20th Century as the century of the car. Now that century has come to a close – and things are about to change.

EVELINA

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Author: David Gomadza
Publisher: David Gomadza
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EVELINA by David Gomadza Book Resume:

A suspenseful romantic action-packed thriller. A gorgeous young lady turned Most Wanted. A romantic trip and a love to die for. A hidden secret. An evil brutal regime practicing a cult they believe existed even before God created the world. Until the regime is stopped life is on the line. A must read. ABOUT THE SERIES EVELINA A secret cult that existed even before this world was created is still at the center of murder a thousand years later. A ruthless regime is using this cult to run rampage and havoc. A corrupt and evil world where murder is the norm. A place so dark and scary where they all come out in numbers where they are slaughtered in thousands. A place where they are naked:-no rights, hopes, or anything to hang on to. A place where the only hope and courage is the heart-engraved-belief that someone will solve God's Dilemma and rise to save humanity. A pledge to fight to the death because the sole existence of the regime is to restore the lost kingdom of darkness at humanity's expense. Where restoring it means slaughtering two-thirds of the world's population in 48 hours known as the 48 Hours of Darkness. It's a story of great courage in the face of death. The rise of Tomorrow's World Order citing the system as the root of all evil setting a collision course with the regime. The suspenseful questions are when and of what magnitude will the collision be and the devastating outcome? Will the regime allow a system change? Where stakes are high and the regime will defend the system at any cost will they succeed and at what cost? How can mankind survive the most feared devil's ghosts? Are you to be the lucky few to be spared in the 48 hours of darkness? Is mankind doomed or there is hope? What is God's Dilemma and can it really be solved? Unless God's Dilemma is solved mankind is doomed. A race against time where it's a matter of life or death for the strongest men let alone for Evelina caught up in all this. Will she survive the greatest manhunt since the world was created with everyone after her with the most powerful man demanding her too? Only one way to find out. Get this book right now.

Tears of a Tiger

Tears of a Tiger [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1416928316
Author: Sharon M. Draper
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Andy tackles his guilt and grief in the first book of Sharon M. Draper’s award-winning Hazelwood High trilogy. Tigers don’t cry—or do they? After the death of his longtime friend and fellow Hazelwood Tiger in a car accident, Andy, the driver, blames himself and cannot get past his guilt and pain. While his other friends have managed to work through their grief and move on, Andy allows death to become the focus of his life. In the months that follow the accident, the lives of Andy and his friends are traced through a series of letters, articles, homework assignments, and dialogues, and it becomes clear that Tigers do indeed need to cry.

After the Flag Has Been Folded

After the Flag Has Been Folded [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780061964459
Author: Karen Spears Zacharias
Publisher: Harper Collins
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After the Flag Has Been Folded by Karen Spears Zacharias Book Resume:

Karen Spears was nine years old, living with her family in a trailer in rural Tennessee, when her father, David Spears, was killed in the Ia Drang Valley in Vietnam. It was 1966 -- in a nation being torn apart by a war nobody wanted, in an emotionally charged Southern landscape stained with racism and bigotry -- and suddenly the care and well-being of three small children were solely in the hands of a frightened young widow with no skills and a ninth-grade education. But thanks to a mother's remarkable courage, strength, and stubborn tenacity, a family in the midst of chaos and in severe crisis miraculously pulled together to achieve its own version of the American Dream. Beginning on the day Karen learns of her father's death and ending thirty years later with her pilgrimage to the battlefield where he died, half a world away from the family's hometown, After the Flag Has Been Folded is a triumphant tale of reconciliation between a daughter and her father, a daughter and her nation -- and a poignant remembrance of a mother's love and heroism.

Educated

Educated [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1443452505
Author: Tara Westover
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Educated by Tara Westover Book Resume:

For readers of The Glass Castle and Wild, a stunning new memoir about family, loss and the struggle for a better future #1 International Bestseller Tara Westover was seventeen when she first set foot in a classroom. Instead of traditional lessons, she grew up learning how to stew herbs into medicine, scavenging in the family scrap yard and helping her family prepare for the apocalypse. She had no birth certificate and no medical records and had never been enrolled in school. Westover’s mother proved a marvel at concocting folk remedies for many ailments. As Tara developed her own coping mechanisms, little by little, she started to realize that what her family was offering didn’t have to be her only education. Her first day of university was her first day in school—ever—and she would eventually win an esteemed fellowship from Cambridge and graduate with a PhD in intellectual history and political thought.

If I Stay

If I Stay [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1101046341
Author: Gayle Forman
Publisher: Penguin
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The critically acclaimed, bestselling novel from Gayle Forman, author of Where She Went, Just One Day, and Just One Year. Soon to be a major motion picture, starring Chloe Moretz! In the blink of an eye everything changes. Seventeen ­year-old Mia has no memory of the accident; she can only recall what happened afterwards, watching her own damaged body being taken from the wreck. Little by little she struggles to put together the pieces- to figure out what she has lost, what she has left, and the very difficult choice she must make. Heartwrenchingly beautiful, this will change the way you look at life, love, and family. Now a major motion picture starring Chloe Grace Moretz, Mia's story will stay with you for a long, long time.

How to Build a Car: The Autobiography of the World’s Greatest Formula 1 Designer

How to Build a Car: The Autobiography of the World’s Greatest Formula 1 Designer [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0008196818
Author: Adrian Newey
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
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How to Build a Car: The Autobiography of the World’s Greatest Formula 1 Designer by Adrian Newey Book Resume:

'Adrian has a unique gift for understanding drivers and racing cars. He is ultra competitive but never forgets to have fun. An immensely likeable man.' Damon Hill

20 Solid State Projects for the Car & Garage

20 Solid State Projects for the Car & Garage [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 148327831X
Author: R.M. Marston
Publisher: Newnes
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20 Solid State Projects for the Car & Garage by R.M. Marston Book Resume:

20 Solid State Projects for the Car & Garage focuses on solid-state construction projects for use in the car and the garage, including ice-warning indicator, emergency-light flasher, electronic tachometer, and over-heat indicator. The book first elaborates on the capacitor-discharge ignition system, automatic parking light operator, and windshield wiper pause controller. The text then examines lights-are-on reminder, multi-input panel light flasher, ice-warning indicator, and over-heat indicator. Topics include how these solid-state construction projects function, basic and electronic versions of the units, and their construction and use. The publication takes a look at low-fuel-level indicator, emergency-light flasher, lighting-fault indicator, and two-level brake lights. The text also reviews the spotlight time delay unit, suppressed-zero voltmeter, anti-sleep alarm, electronic tachometer, and self-regulating battery charger. The manuscript is a valuable source of information for researchers interested in solid state projects for cars and garages.

If I Built a Car

If I Built a Car [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1101653892
Author: Chris Van Dusen
Publisher: Penguin
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If I Built a Car by Chris Van Dusen Book Resume:

If I built a car, it'd be totally new! Here are a few of the things that I'd do. . . . Young Jack is giving an eye-opening tour of the car he'd like to build. There's a snack bar, a pool, and even a robot named Robert to act as chauffeur. With Jack's soaring imagination in the driver's seat, we're deep-sea diving one minute and flying high above traffic the next in this whimsical, tantalizing take on the car of the future. Illustrations packed with witty detail, bright colors, and chrome recall the fabulous fifties and an era of classic American automobiles. Infectious rhythm and clever invention make this wonderful read-aloud a launch pad for imaginative fun.

Tarzan of the Apes

Tarzan of the Apes [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9176392872
Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs
Publisher: Lindhardt og Ringhof
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Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs Book Resume:

One day, an ape named Kala finds a small human boy in the jungles of Africa. She names him Tarzan ("White skin" in ape language), and raises him as her own. In time, differences between himself and his tribe become clear to Tarzan, and when he finds a human-made cabin with books and photographs, he starts to understand why. Little does he know that his encounters with other humans have only just begun. This 1912 novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs was first published in a pulp magazine and quickly became so popular that twenty-three sequels followed. The story of Tarzan has been adapted to film many times, the 1999 Disney movie with its Phil Collins soundtrack being a fan favourite. Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950) was an American author, best known for his novel ‘Tarzan of the Apes’ (1914) and its sequels as well as the Barsoom series. During World War II, he was one of the oldest U.S war correspondents.

The Revival of China

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Author: MAO Min
Publisher: Mao Min
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The book is about the revival of China in the 20th century and the first decade of the 21st century. It has eight parts: (1) The civil revolution in China, (2) The countryside bases, (3) The Long Match of the Red Army, (4) The Anti Japanese War, (5) Decisive civil battles before the establishment of the People’s Republic of China, (6) The Mao Era before the Great Cultural Revolution, (7) The Great Cultural Revolution, and (8) The Reform and opening up. This version of the book is without pictures.

The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781416550600
Author: Jeannette Walls
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls Book Resume:

Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts. MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers. The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette’s brilliant and charismatic father captured his children’s imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Her mother was a free spirit who abhorred the idea of domesticity and didn’t want the responsibility of raising a family. The Walls children learned to take care of themselves. They fed, clothed, and protected one another, and eventually found their way to New York. Their parents followed them, choosing to be homeless even as their children prospered. The Glass Castle is truly astonishing—a memoir permeated by the intense love of a peculiar but loyal family.

Becoming a Category of One

Becoming a Category of One [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780470529355
Author: Joe Calloway
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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Becoming a Category of One by Joe Calloway Book Resume:

A revised and updated edition of the bestselling "no-nonsense guide to beating the competition."-Publisher's Weekly Becoming a Category of One reveals how extraordinary companies do what they do so well and gives you the tools and ideas to help your business emulate their success. Packed with real case studies and personal reflections from successful business leaders, it helps you apply the best practices of the best companies to set yourself apart from your competitors and turn your business into a market leader. Whether you run a multinational corporation or a two-person start-up company, the lessons you'll find here apply to any business. This Second Edition includes a new chapter on "tie breakers," updated examples of today's category of one companies, and special contributions from business experts, bestselling authors, and CEOs on the future category of one business. Revised and updated to remain relevant to today's market conditions and new innovations A new edition of the bestselling title from the author of Indispensable and Work Like You're Showing Off Today's struggling economy puts even greater importance on the theory and practice of business differentiation This edition includes 20 percent new material; if you liked the original edition, you'll love this new Second Edition Reliable, proven advice that works for businesses of any size in any industry Now more than ever, you have to differentiate your business from the competition to succeed. Becoming a Category of One gives you the blueprint for building your own extraordinary business.

Faithful

Faithful [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1476799261
Author: Alice Hoffman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Faithful by Alice Hoffman Book Resume:

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Marriage of Opposites and The Dovekeepers comes a soul-searching story about a young woman struggling to redefine herself and the power of love, family, and fate. Growing up on Long Island, Shelby Richmond is an ordinary girl until one night an extraordinary tragedy changes her fate. Her best friend’s future is destroyed in an accident, while Shelby walks away with the burden of guilt. What happens when a life is turned inside out? When love is something so distant it may as well be a star in the sky? Faithful is the story of a survivor, filled with emotion—from dark suffering to true happiness—a moving portrait of a young woman finding her way in the modern world. A fan of Chinese food, dogs, bookstores, and men she should stay away from, Shelby has to fight her way back to her own future. In New York City she finds a circle of lost and found souls—including an angel who’s been watching over her ever since that fateful icy night. Here is a character you will fall in love with, so believable and real and endearing, that she captures both the ache of loneliness and the joy of finding yourself at last. For anyone who’s ever been a hurt teenager, for every mother of a daughter who has lost her way, Faithful is a roadmap. Alice Hoffman’s “trademark alchemy” (USA TODAY) and her ability to write about the “delicate balance between the everyday world and the extraordinary” (WBUR) make this an unforgettable story. With beautifully crafted prose, Alice Hoffman spins hope from heartbreak in this profoundly moving novel.

Burger's Tale

Burger's Tale [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780595605347
Author: Arthur C. Kuch
Publisher: iUniverse
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Burger's Tale by Arthur C. Kuch Book Resume:

Burger was one of four pups born in the bayous of Louisiana to Lilly, a Catahoula Bitch. The unfortunate death of Lilly changed Burger's life. He traveled to New Orleans and adopted by a Tulane college student, after a car hit him. She and her friends took care of Burger. Hurricane Katrina was the reason for Burger's travel around the country. He finally ended up in Italy. He now is a citizen of Italy. He lives in a converted monastery near the Lake Como Resort of Italy.

A-level Physics Challenging Drill Questions (Concise) (Yellowreef)

A-level Physics Challenging Drill Questions (Concise) (Yellowreef) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Thomas Bond,Chris Hughes
Publisher: Yellowreef Limited
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A-level Physics Challenging Drill Questions (Concise) (Yellowreef) by Thomas Bond,Chris Hughes Book Resume:

• new questions from top schools & colleges since 2003 • complete answer keys • topical order to facilitate drilling • complete and true encyclopedia of question-types • first to expose all-inclusive “trick” questions • first to make available full set of step-by-step solution approaches (available separately) • advanced trade book • Complete edition and concise edition eBooks available

Vehicle, Mechatronics and Information Technologies II

Vehicle, Mechatronics and Information Technologies II [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3038264415
Author: X.D. Yu,M.Y. Zhang,M.Q. Zhu,K.H. Xu,Q.C. Xiang
Publisher: Trans Tech Publications Ltd
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Vehicle, Mechatronics and Information Technologies II by X.D. Yu,M.Y. Zhang,M.Q. Zhu,K.H. Xu,Q.C. Xiang Book Resume:

Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 2014 International Conference on Vehicle & Mechanical Engineering and Information Technology (VMEIT 2014), February 19-20, 2014. The 1058 papers are grouped as follows: Chapter 1: Design and Researches in Area of Vehicle and General Mechanical Engineering, Chapter 2: Power and Electric Systems, Electronics and Microelectronics, Embedded and Integrated Systems, Chapter 3: Measurement and Instrumentation, Monitoring and Detection Technologies, Fault Diagnosis, Chapter 4: Mechatronics, Automation and Control, Chapter 5: Computation Methods and Algorithms for Modeling, Simulation and Optimization, Data Mining and Data Processing, Chapter 6: Communication, Signal and Image Processing, Data Acquisition, Identification and Recognition Technologies, Chapter 7: Information Technologies, WEB and Networks Engineering, Information Security, Software Application and Development, Chapter 8: Material Science, Technologies of Material Processing, Exploration and Mining of Mineral Resources, Chapter 9: Building Materials and Technologies in Construction, Chapter 10: New Technologies in Urban Construction and Environmental Engineering, Chapter 11: Modern Tendency in Area of Management Engineering, Logistics, Economics, Finance and Education, Chapter 12: Applied Research and Solutions in Area of Sports and Physical Training

Criminal Justice Procedure

Criminal Justice Procedure [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1317523172
Author: Stacy C. Moak,Ronald L. Carlson
Publisher: Routledge
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Criminal Justice Procedure by Stacy C. Moak,Ronald L. Carlson Book Resume:

Criminal Justice Procedure gives clear guidance on the most common questions faced by today's law enforcement, offering fresh look at 21st century pre-trial protocol. Unlike other case books, this newly revised edition eschews legal theory in favor of the practical know-how needed to not to parse, but apply criminal law. Emphasis has been placed on just exactly how practitioners should conduct hot-button procedures such as airport and border searches. Moreover, the book also addresses the often dire implications of deviating from proper practice - how a false step can translate into a violation of individual rights, or the inability to successfully prosecute the guilty. This edition has been specifically designed for CJ undergraduate programs (rather than higher-level law schools) and completely reorganized for a more logical flow of topics. Moreover, it is newly focused on the most crucial practical applications of the law in the CJ context. There is also added emphasis on the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments.

The Minister's Charge

The Minister's Charge [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1776675959
Author: William Dean Howells
Publisher: The Floating Press
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The Minister's Charge by William Dean Howells Book Resume:

In this novel from "Dean of American Letters" William Dean Howells, a country bumpkin named Lemuel Barker makes his way to the big city to find his fortune. But once there, Barker finds it difficult to blend in with the posh and sophisticated Boston elite.