Infine L Amore

Author: Mary Balogh
Editor: Edizioni Mondadori
ISBN: 8852073825
Size: 11,29 MB
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Finalmente in ebook la celebre saga degli Huxtable, cinque inediti digitali della regina del Regency Romance! Solo la disperazione ha riportato a casa Duncan Pennethorne, famigerato conte di Sheringford, suo malgrado famoso per uno scandalo talmente memorabile da sconvolgere anche l'annoiata buona società inglese. Costretto a sposarsi entro quindici giorni, pena l'esclusione dai beni di famiglia, Duncan trova in Margaret Huxtable la candidata ideale: una menzogna sul suo passato, infatti, impedisce alla ragazza di rifiutare la proposta di questo affascinante gentiluomo. E quando Margaret scopre chi è veramente suo marito è troppo tardi, ma non abbastanza per chiedergli di conquistarla… «Personaggi meravigliosi; una storia adorabile piena di pathos, sensualità e humor» - Betty Cox «Uno dei più incantevoli romance di Mary Balogh.» – A Romance Review

A Secret Affair

Author: Mary Balogh
Editor: Dell Publishing Company
ISBN: 0440245281
Size: 14,23 MB
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Hannah, the recently widowed Duchess of Dunbarton, revels in her new freedom by setting her sights on Constantine, the black sheep of the scandalous Huxtable family, whose wicked reputation rivals her own.

The Drunkard S Walk

Author: Leonard Mlodinow
Editor: Vintage
ISBN: 0307275175
Size: 17,11 MB
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An irreverent look at how randomness influences our lives, and how our successes and failures are far more dependent on chance events than we recognize.

Particle Penetration And Radiation Effects Volume 2

Author: Peter Sigmund
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 9783319352510
Size: 14,96 MB
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This book represents volume 2 of a 3-volume monograph on Particle Penetration and Radiation Effects. While volume 1 addressed the basic theory of scattering and stopping of swift point charges, i.e., protons, antiprotons and alpha particles, the present volume focuses on ions heavier than helium as well as molecules and clusters over an energy range from a few keV/u to a few hundred MeV/u. The book addresses the foundations in atomic-collision physics of a wide variety of application areas within materials and surface science and engineering, micro and nano science and technology, radiation medicine and biology as well as nuclear and particle physics. Problems have been added to all chapters. This should make the book useful for both self-study and advanced university courses. An effort has been made to establish a unified notation throughout the monograph.

Inside Drucker S Brain

Author: Jeffrey A. Krames
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101078877
Size: 14,69 MB
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The most accessible guide to the essential ideas of “the inventor of modern management”. In late 2003, ninety-four-year-old Peter Drucker invited Jeffrey Krames to his home for an unprecedented day-long interview. He spoke candidly about his seminal management principles, his enormous body of work (thirty-eight books over six decades), and the leaders he had advised over the years (including Jack Welch). Krames used the insights he gained that day to create Inside Drucker’s Brain--a compact guide to the great man’s wisdom. Krames had no intention of writing a biography, but rather a book that would showcase Drucker’s most important ideas and strategies, and explain why they are just as useful today as they were decades ago. Drucker’s biggest contribution was a mind-set, not a methodology. He focused on prodding managers to ask the right questions, to look beyond what they thought they knew, and to focus on tomorrow rather than yesterday. If anything, this mind-set is more valuable in the digital age than it was in the industrial age. This user-friendly book will help readers grasp all of Drucker’s key ideas on leadership, strategy, innovation, personal effectiveness, career development, and many other topics.

Tales Of Research Misconduct

Author: Hub Zwart
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 331965554X
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This monograph contributes to the scientific misconduct debate from an oblique perspective, by analysing seven novels devoted to this issue, namely: Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis (1925), The affair by C.P. Snow (1960), Cantor’s Dilemma by Carl Djerassi (1989), Perlmann’s Silence by Pascal Mercier (1995), Intuition by Allegra Goodman (2006), Solar by Ian McEwan (2010) and Derailment by Diederik Stapel (2012). Scientific misconduct, i.e. fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, but also other questionable research practices, have become a focus of concern for academic communities worldwide, but also for managers, funders and publishers of research. The aforementioned novels offer intriguing windows into integrity challenges emerging in contemporary research practices. They are analysed from a continental philosophical perspective, providing a stage where various voices, positions and modes of discourse are mutually exposed to one another, so that they critically address and question one another. They force us to start from the admission that we do not really know what misconduct is. Subsequently, by providing case histories of misconduct, they address integrity challenges not only in terms of individual deviance but also in terms of systemic crisis, due to current transformations in the ways in which knowledge is produced. Rather than functioning as moral vignettes, the author argues that misconduct novels challenge us to reconsider some of the basic conceptual building blocks of integrity discourse. Except where otherwise noted, this book is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.

Creating Affluence

Author: Deepak Chopra
Editor: Amber-Allen Publishing
ISBN: 1934408115
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In this remarkable book lies the secret to fulfillment on all levels of our lives... With clear and simple wisdom, Deepak Chopra explores the full meaning of wealth consciousness and presents a step-by-step plan for creating affluence. According to Chopra, affluence is our natural state, and the entire physical universe with all its abundance is the offspring of an unbounded, limitless field of all possibilities. Through a series of A-to-Z steps and everyday actions, we can learn to tap into this field and create anything we desire. From becoming Aware of all possibilities to experiencing Zest and joy in life, these uncommon insights gently foster the wealth consciousness needed to create wealth effortlessly and joyfully.

Cinema And The City

Author: Mark Shiel
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 144439973X
Size: 14,42 MB
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This book brings together the literature of urban sociology and film studies to explore new analytical and theoretical approaches to the relationship between cinema and the city, and to show how these impact on the realities of life in urban societies.

Brain Wave Vibration

Author: Ilchi Lee
Editor: BEST Life Media
ISBN: 1935127365
Size: 17,45 MB
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"Brain Wave Vibration" offers a powerful, easy-to-follow method that helps people bring their bodies and minds back into balance for total health, happiness, and peace. Readers will stimulate their natural healing ability, manage stress effectively, and rediscover physical vitality.

An Unacceptable Offer

Author: Mary Balogh
Editor: New Amer Library
ISBN: 9780451153142
Size: 12,89 MB
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Although the most dashing bachelor in London, Viscount Fairfax, overlooks her exquisitely beautiful cousin and proposes to her instead, Miss Jane Matthews puts pride before mad desire and risks saying no to the handsome lord. Reissue.