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Author: Maureen F. McHugh
Publisher: Small Beer Press
Keywords: stories, monsters, mothers
Number of Pages: 271
Published: 2006-06-01
ISBN-10: 1931520194
ISBN-13: 9781931520195

  * Story Prize finalist. * A Book Sense Notable Book.Nancy Pearl selected Mothers & Other Monsters as a "Books for a Rainy Day" on Morning Edition on NPR. In her luminous, long-awaited debut collection, award-winning novelist Maureen F. McHugh wryly and delicately examines the impacts of social and technological shifts on families. Using beautiful, deceptively simple prose, she illuminates the relationship between parents and children and the expected and unexpected chasms that open between generations.— A woman introduces her new lover to her late brother.— A teenager
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Author: Mark L. Murphy
Publisher: CommonsWare, LLC
Keywords: development, android, guide, coder’s
Number of Pages: 468
Published: 2009-02-06
ISBN-10: 0981678009
ISBN-13: 9780981678009

Welcome to the Book! Thanks! Thanks for your interest in developing applications for Android! Increasingly, people will access Internet-based services using so-called "non-traditional" means, such as mobile devices. The more we do in that space now, the more that people will help invest in that space to make it easier to build more powerful mobile applications in the future. Android is new – at the time of this writing, there are no shipping Android-powered devices – but it likely will rapidly grow in importance due to the size and scope of the Open Handset
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Author: Robert A Beezer
Publisher: Congruent Pre
Keywords: algebra, linear, course, first
Number of Pages: 542
Published: 2012-12-05
ISBN-10: 0984417559
ISBN-13: 9780984417551

A First Course in Linear Algebra is an introduction to the basic concepts of linear algebra, along with an introduction to the techniques of formal mathematics. It begins with systems of equations and matrix algebra before moving into the theory of abstract vector spaces, eigenvalues, linear transformations and matrix representations. It has numerous worked examples and exercises, along with precise statements of definitions and complete proofs of every theorem, making it ideal for independent study. Contents Table of Contents vi Contributors vii De nitions viii Theorems ix Notation x
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Author: M. N. G. Duke
Publisher: IOS Pre
Keywords: cost, containment, affordability, prices, money, drugs
Number of Pages: 152
Published: 2003-05-01
ISBN-10: 1586033344
ISBN-13: 9781586033347

Over the years, many countries have approached the World Health Organization for advice or information on the feasibility of measures to control the growth of expenditure on medicines. Such calls for help led the Organization to undertake a study as early as 1983. The report "Drugs and Money" was widely used and repeatedly updated. This edition aims to provide policy makers and regulators with a compact and practical review of the various approaches that have been developed and tested to date in an effort to contain the overall costs of pharmaceutical services and drug treatment. The true art
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Authors: Hal Abelson, Ken Ledeen, Harry Lewi,
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Keywords: digital, explosion, happiness, liberty, bits, life, blown
Number of Pages: 384
Published: 2008-06-16
ISBN-10: 0137135599
ISBN-13: 9780137135592

“If you want to understand the future before it happens, you’ll love this book. If you want to change the future before it happens to you, this book is required reading.” –Reed Hundt, former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission   “There is no simpler or clearer statement of the radical change that digital technologies will bring, nor any book that better prepares one for thinking about the next steps.” –Lawrence Lessig, Stanford Law School and Author of Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace   “Blown to Bits will blow you
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Author: David Gewirtz
Publisher: ZATZ Publishing
Keywords: reawakening, american, dream, work, reinvigorating, jobs, reinventing, business, save
Number of Pages: 474
Published: 2010-01-05
ISBN-10: 0945266014
ISBN-13: 9780945266013

A shocking and disturbing look into how changes worldwide have created enormous disruption in the very nature of jobs in America. Ideas, strategies, and innovative approaches for policy change that could make a real difference and help save and create jobs in America. Powerfully effective hands-on tips, techniques, and strategies that you personally can take to keep and create jobs, without waiting for politicians to get their act together. AAbout the Author David Gewirtz is Executive Director of the U.S. Strategic Perspective Institute, Editor-in-Chief of the ZATZ magazines, and a CNN con
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Author: Charles Callan Tansill
Publisher: Praeger
Keywords: policy, foreign, roosevelt, war, door
Number of Pages: 690
Published: 1975-06-19
ISBN-10: 0837179904
ISBN-13: 9780837179902

A most carefully written and thoroughly documented study of American foreign relations.... It is a book destined to be the standard authority on our war years.?-New Republic   Charles Callan Tansill, one of the foremost American diplomatic historians of the twentieth century, argues that FDR wished to involve the United States in the European War that began in September 1939. When he proved unable to do so directly, he determined to provoke Japan into an attack on American territory. Doing so would involve Japan’s Axis allies in war also, and we would thus enter the war through th
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