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April
The Quiet American - Graham Greene, Robert StoneGraham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam "I never knew a man who had better motives for all the trouble he caused," Graham Greene's narrator Fowler remarks of Alden Pyle, the eponymous "Quiet American" of what is perhaps the most controversial novel of his career. Pyle is the brash young idealist sent out by Washington on a mysterious mission to Saigon, where the French Army struggles against the Vietminh guerrillas.As young Pyle's well-intentioned policies blunder into bloodshed, Fowler, a seasoned and cynical British reporter, finds it impossible to stand
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April
Project Management: A Managerial Approach - Jack R. Meredith, Samuel J. Mantel Jr.Know how to respond when things don't fall into place. Skydiving has its inherent risks. Even though a professional team, like the one depicted on the cover, can make skydiving seem perfectly choreographed; there are always uncertainties. Whether it's getting a skydiving team into the air or a new product off the ground, no project has ever been completed exactly as planned. With Meredith and Mantel's Sixth Edition, you'll not only learn how to select, initiate, operate, and control all types of projects; you'll also learn how to manage risks and uncertainties. Written from a managerial
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April
The Riverside Shakespeare - William Shakespeare, G. Blakemore EvansThe Second Edition of this complete collection of Shakespeare's plays and poems features two essays on recent criticism and productions, fully updated textual notes, a photographic insert of recent productions, and two works recently attributed to Shakespeare. The authors of the essays on recent criticism and productions are Heather DuBrow, University of Wisconsin at Madison, and William Liston, Ball State University, respectively.
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April
International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O) - C. PercyNow in its third edition the "International Classification of Diseases for Oncology (ICD-O) "has been used for nearly 25 years as the standard tool for coding diagnoses of neoplasms in tumour and cancer registrars and in pathology laboratories. "ICD-O "is a dual classification with coding systems for both topography and morphology. The topography code describes the site of origin of the neoplasm and uses the same 3-character and 4-character categories as in the neoplasm section of Chapter II ICD-10. The morphology code describes the characteristics of the tumor itself including its cell type and
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April
The Meritocracy Myth - Stephen J. McNamee, Robert K. Miller Jr.The Meritocracy Myth challenges the widely held American belief in meritocracy_that people get out of the system what they put into it based on individual merit. Fully revised and updated throughout, the second edition includes compelling new case studies, such as the impact of social and cultural capital in the cases of George W. Bush and Barack Obama, and new material on current topics such as the impact of the financial and credit crisis, intergenerational mobility, and the impact of racism and sexism. The Meritocracy Myth examines talent, attitude, work ethic, and character as elements of
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April
A Separate Peace - John KnowlesAn American classic and great bestseller for over thirty years, A Separate Peace is timeless in its description of adolescence during a period when the entire country was losing its innocence to the second world war. Set at a boys boarding school in New England during the early years of World War II, A Separate Peace is a harrowing and luminous parable of the dark side of adolescence. Gene is a lonely, introverted intellectual. Phineas is a handsome, taunting, daredevil athlete. What happens between the two friends one summer, like the war itself, banishes the innocence of these boys and their
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April
Pro/Engineer Tutorial Wildfire 4.0 and Multimedia CD - Roger Toogood, Jack ZecherThe eleven lessons in this tutorial introduce students to Pro/ENGINEER's Wildfire 4.0 design capabilities. The tutorial covers the major concepts and frequently used commands required to advance from a novice to an intermediate user level. Major topics include part and assembly creation, and creation of engineering drawings. Also illustrated are the major functions that make Pro/ENGINEER a parametric solid modeler.Although the commands are presented in a click-by-click manner, an effort has been made, in addition to showing/illustrating the command usage, to explain why certain commands are
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April
Restoring Justice: An Introduction to Restorative Justice - Daniel W. Van Ness, Karen Heetderks StrongAn anthology of original essays, this book presents debates over practice, theory, and implementation of restorative justice. Attention is focused on the movement s direction toward a more holistic, community-oriented approach to criminal justice intervention."
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April
Listening for the Heartbeat of God: A Celtic Spirtuality - J. Philip NewellAn overview of Celtic spirituality and its implications for us today.
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April
From Discourse to Logic: Introduction to Model-Theoretic Semantics of Natural Language, Formal Logic and Discourse Representation Theory - Hans Kamp, Uwe ReyleApproaches natural language semantics and logic from the perspective of Discourse Representation Theory, an approach which emphasizes the dynamic and incremental aspects of meaning and inference. This is intended for students with varying degrees of preparation, including those without prior exposure to semantics or formal logic.