Riding The Bullet

Autore: Stephen King
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743204670
Grandezza: 67,60 MB
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From international bestseller Stephen King the first ebook ever published—a novella about a young man who hitches a ride with a driver from the other side. Riding the Bullet is “a ghost story in the grand manner” from the bestselling author of Bag of Bones, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, and The Green Mile—a short story about a young man who hitches a ride with a driver from the other side.

Macro Engineering Seawater In Unique Environments

Autore: Viorel Badescu
Editore: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783642147791
Grandezza: 40,84 MB
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The subjects refer to histories of ancient and modern use of seacoasts; possible macro-projects capable of massive changes in the coastlines of the Dead Sea, Red Sea and Persian Gulf caused by canal and massively scaled hydropower dam installations; relevant macro-projects for the Black Sea and Baltic Sea; possibilities of refreshment of the Aral Sea and Iran’s Lake Uremia with seawater or river freshwater importation macro-projects; potential rehabilitation of some vital arid zone regions now dominated by moving or movable surface granular materials using unique and unusual macro-projects; seawater flooding of land regions situated below present-day global sea-level; harnessing energy and obtaining freshwater from the world’s salt-laden ocean by modern industrial means; various macro-projects designed specifically for the protection (reduction of vulnerability) of particular Earth geographical regions.

One For The Books

Autore: Joe Queenan
Editore: Penguin
ISBN: 1101601191
Grandezza: 25,36 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 8714
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One of America’s leading humorists and author of the bestseller Closing Time examines his own obsession with books Joe Queenan became a voracious reader as a means of escape from a joyless childhood in a Philadelphia housing project. In the years since then he has dedicated himself to an assortment of idiosyncratic reading challenges: spending a year reading only short books, spending a year reading books he always suspected he would hate, spending a year reading books he picked with his eyes closed. In One for the Books, Queenan tries to come to terms with his own eccentric reading style—how many more books will he have time to read in his lifetime? Why does he refuse to read books hailed by reviewers as “astonishing”? Why does he refuse to lend out books? Will he ever buy an e-book? Why does he habitually read thirty to forty books simultaneously? Why are there so many people to whom the above questions do not even matter—and what do they read? Acerbically funny yet passionate and oddly affectionate, One for the Books is a reading experience that true book lovers will find unforgettable.

The Horizontal Metropolis

Autore: Chiara Cavalieri
Editore: Park Publishing (WI)
ISBN: 9783038600626
Grandezza: 29,65 MB
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Vista: 8342
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We usually think of cities as dense and vertical--but in reality most cities extend vast distances in a more horizontal fashion, with less density and lower-rising buildings. This book invites us to rethink the relationship between that center and its periphery, revealing that dispersed condition as a potential asset rather than a limit, offering the possibility of constructing a sustainable and innovative new urban dimension. Taking up the concept of "desakota," which describes areas--typically occurring in Asia--situated outside the traditional urban zone, The Horizontal Metropolis investigates such areas alongside examples in the United States, Italy, and Switzerland, highlighting the advantages of the concept and its relevance to economic, ecological, and social questions.

The Vichy Syndrome

Autore: Henry Rousso
Editore: Harvard Univ Pr
Grandezza: 75,82 MB
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Vista: 6080
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From the Liberation purges to the Barbie trial, France has struggled with the memory of the Vichy experience: a memory of defeat, occupation, and repression. In this provocative study, Henry Rousso examines how this proud nation--a nation where reality and myth commingle to confound understanding--has dealt with les ann & eacutees noires. Specifally, he studies what the French have chosen to remember and what have chosen to conceal.


Autore: Michael Joyce
Grandezza: 64,99 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 1925
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An interactive fictional story.

Literary Machines

Autore: Theodor H. Nelson
ISBN: 9780893470623
Grandezza: 56,42 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 5879
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Hells Angels At War

Autore: Yves Lavigne
Editore: Harpercollins Canada
ISBN: 9780006385646
Grandezza: 52,20 MB
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Vista: 6430
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Hells Angels turned 50 in 1998. It is now a sophisticated, technology proficient and aggressive supplier of illegal drugs. In order to expand its control, the Hells Angels must eradicate rival biker gangs. Yves Lavigne, known for his investigative journalism and inside knowledge of the Angels, is triggering a wake-up call for law enforcement agencies everywhere to understand the menace that is currently ripping apart Quebec, Scandinavia and South America in its ascendancy to become drug lords to the world..

One Two Three Four Ramones

Editore: SelfMadeHero
ISBN: 9781910593592
Grandezza: 69,41 MB
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Vista: 849
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In the mid-1970s The Ramones reinvigorated a lifeless rock 'n' roll scene. Drugs, prostitution, teenage rebellion: the punk quartet wrote about what they knew--and the result was an explosive, radical new sound. Their honest, frenzied, and furious performances, not to mention their iconic look, would change rock music forever. Told through the eyes of Dee Dee Ramone, this graphic novel traces the life of the band's creative soul, spanning his troubled years at a military school in Germany, his early experiences with opiates, his family's relocation to New York, and his first encounters with fellow misfits Joey, Johnny, and Tommy. This fascinating graphic portrait of the band's development takes readers from The Ramone's dismal first show to Dee Dee's death in 2002, shortly after the band was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

Recharting The Black Atlantic

Autore: Annalisa Oboe
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 1135899738
Grandezza: 27,40 MB
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This book focuses on the migrations and metamorphoses of black bodies, practices, and discourses around the Atlantic, particularly with regard to current issues such as questions of identity, political and human rights, cosmopolitics, and mnemo-history.