The World As It Is

Author: Ben Rhodes
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1473554519
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‘One of the most compelling stories I’ve seen about what it’s actually like to serve the American people’ BARACK OBAMA A revelatory, behind-the-scenes account of the Obama presidency and a political memoir about the power of words to change our world This is a book about two people making the most important decisions in the world. One is Barack Obama. The other is Ben Rhodes. A young writer and Washington outsider, Rhodes was plucked from obscurity aged 29. For nearly ten years, he was at the centre of the Obama Administration – first as a speech-writer, then a policy maker, and finally a close collaborator. Here, Rhodes tells the full story of his partnership – and, ultimately, friendship – with a historic president. From the early days of the Obama campaign to the final hours in the Oval Office, he puts us in the room at the most tense and poignant moments in recent history. ‘Vivid, lucid, enjoyable... A compelling account of life in the Obama White House’ Justin Webb, The Times ‘A stylish, beautifully written political memoir’ Colum McCann
David Taylor's Inside Track: Provocative Insights into the World of IT in Business
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: David Taylor
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-10 - Publisher: Routledge

Never before has IT played such a significant role in transforming organisations, of all sizes. And yet it continues to be dominated by technical jargon, acronyms and irrelevant detail. This book cuts through all of the confusion, and presents a clear, direct, solution based focus on the key IT/business issues
A World of Grace
Language: en
Pages: 214
Authors: Leo O'Donovan, SJ
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-09-01 - Publisher: Georgetown University Press

Organized as a companion volume to Karl Rahner's master work, Foundations of Christian Faith, this book, now again available, also provides the most useful introduction to his theology as a whole. Each chapter presents a broad commentary on the corresponding chapter of Foundations, beginning with Rahner's method and anthropology and
English Mechanics and the World of Science
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Leo O'Donovan, SJ
Categories: Technology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1893 - Publisher:

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The Orwellian World of Jehovah's Witnesses
Language: en
Pages: 213
Authors: Heather Denise Harden Botting, Gary Botting
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984-01-01 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

Discusses the history and religious doctrines of the Jehovah's Witnesses and examines the parallels between the religion and George Orwell's novel, 1984
The World of Caffeine
Language: en
Pages: 394
Authors: Bennett Alan Weinberg, PH D Bennett Alan Weinberg, PH.D., Bonnie K. Bealer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Psychology Press

This anthology examines Love's Labours Lost from a variety of perspectives and through a wide range of materials. Selections discuss the play in terms of historical context, dating, and sources; character analysis; comic elements and verbal conceits; evidence of authorship; performance analysis; and feminist interpretations. Alongside theater reviews, production photographs,