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Thin Air By Lynn Seresin
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Alice Ayre is no ordinary teenager. She took her first name from a statue in Central Park, pulled her last name out of the air (literally), got her clothing from a homeless woman who had once been a... More > gnome, and she's actually almost a thousand years old. In fact, the only "ordinary" thing about Alice is that she's hopelessly in love.< Less
Into Thin Air Study Guide By BookRags.com
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The Into Thin Air Study Guide contains a comprehensive summary and analysis of Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer. It includes a detailed Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Character... More > Descriptions, Objects/Places, Themes, Styles, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion on Into Thin Air.< Less
Journey Into Thin Air By John Vargo
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Kaz is fed up with his job as a bureaucrat in Washington so he accepts an assignment in South America to find the mysterious leader of a revolutionary religious cult. Kaz speaks the language and he... More > knows the terrain. After visiting old friends, he heads into the empty spaces and the terrible beauty of the Andes. What he finds is violence. To quell the rebellion born of racism and extreme poverty, the army is brutal and is aided by special teams of U.S. troops. There are casual massacres on both sides. As Kaz journeys deeper into isolation, he vacillates between cynicism and sorrow. His quest leaves him numbed by the callousness of men and the indifference of the arid mountains. Eventually he finds the cult leader at a mass meeting of the Andean believers in a high and secret valley but it is too late.< Less
Journey Into Thin Air By John Vargo
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Kaz is fed up with his job as a bureaucrat in Washington so he accepts an assignment in South America to find the mysterious leader of a revolutionary religious cult. Kaz speaks the language and he... More > knows the terrain. After visiting old friends, he heads into the empty spaces and the terrible beauty of the Andes. What he finds is violence. To quell the rebellion born of racism and extreme poverty, the army is brutal and is aided by special teams of U.S. troops. There are casual massacres on both sides. As Kaz journeys deeper into isolation, he vacillates between cynicism and sorrow. His quest leaves him numbed by the callousness of men and the indifference of the arid mountains. Eventually he finds the cult leader at a mass meeting of the Andean believers in a high and secret valley but it is too late.< Less
Strutting On Thin Air By Chris Benjamin
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Decline by aloof inadvertence is a uniquely British accomplishment. And achieved only by an elusive blend of skewed education, disinterest by governments and Whitehall, a myopic blindness to other... More > national idioms for whom industry has been the driver of their development, and a managerial ethos undermined by the dysfunctional “disciplines” of City investors and banks. After a Whitehall career working with British industry and experience of cooperating with/competing against companies from other nations, Chris Benjamin casts a wry view over our national quirks and points up the challenges confronting any sustainable “rebalancing” to compensate for the implosion of financial services. “Churchill declared that he would like to see ‘Finance less proud and industry more content.’ Chris Benjamin has seen at firsthand what happens when this sage advice is ignored by successive governments.” William Keegan, CBE. Senior Economics Commentator, The Observer.< Less
Ipad Air 2: For Beginners 2015 By Matthew Hollinder
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The iPad Air 2 was announced during a keynote in October of 2014. Reviewers have dubbed the new tablet as the finest tablet on today’s market. The premium design is modern and sleek and offers... More > convenience and enjoyment to the average user as well as the more professional users. Besides being ultra-thin and super lightweight, the iPad Air 2 also boasts an iSight camera with 8MP, a 9.7 inch LED display, and high resolution of approximately 1536 x 2048, built-in Wi-Fi capabilities, built-in GPS tracking, and the newest OS 8.1 operating system and built in compass, barometer and gyro sensors. The aim of this book is to explore the features of this newly released tablet computer. We hope to introduce beginners to the ways in which their iPad Air 2 can be enjoyed and the results maximized.< Less
Mac Book Air: For Beginners 2015 By Matthew Hollinder
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At the company’s Worldwide Developer Conference in June 2013, Apple Inc. released the updated MacBook Air device to the public. The MacBook Air is available in two models; the 13 inch and 11... More > inch. The MacBook Air notebook boasts innovation and continued quality for technology consumers. The new design offers users the standard storage of 4 GB, secondary storage of up to 128GB, 3.3 GHz of Turbo Boost and improved battery life. It also has as a part of its design a thin full-sized keyboard, retina display, the new Force-Touch track-pad and multipurpose USB-C ports. Also included is a 1.4-1.6GHz dual-core, 720p FaceTime camera and Bluetooth 4.0. Apple Inc.’s new MacBook Air and its many features will be the focus of this article. We will explore the various ways in which the use of the notebook may be maximized to increase consumer enjoyment. It is hoped that at the end of the piece, the knowledge base surrounding the product will be increased among users.< Less
A New Monetary System and Why You Need It By Stefan B Sigfried
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Was 2008 just a foreshock and something more terrrible is awaiting us? What will happen to your job, savings, pension, and the future of your children? Are any investments safe? In this book you will... More > find out why fiat money is a dishonest type of money and why economic theories fail us. How the US government, banks and smart people make money out of thin air. Money bubbles, the flaw in the gold standard. Deeper underlying problems with economic theories will be revealed. Understanding will give you an important edge to protect yourself, your family from the consequences of the coming crisis. But, to get real protection we need a new monetary system that is safe and beneficial for everyone, and for this we need to get politicians into power who think and act differently; today an engineering attitude is essential, simply because people with an engineering attitude know how to make things work. Stakes are high. Time is running out. This book is easy to read. Can you afford not to read it?< Less
being a month By john martone
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a volume from the author's ocean / samuddo project. childhood home into thin air
The Bunnibank - A 24 Carrot Parable By Hip Hopper
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Fractional Reserve Lending... Creation of money out of thin air... Inflation... Economic cycles of Boom and Bust... It's all so difficult for people to understand... and that's just the way the... More > credit-lending-banking Institutions want it to be!!! The truth about it all is so shocking that most people just don't want to believe it. So here is the tale told the way an Aesop's Fable would be presented - clear, humorous and metaphorical. This preview includes several pages from throughout the book. The whole book deals with the crux of the problem... how it first developed... how some people began catching on to the REAL deception involved... and, finally, how we can all work our way back to an honest monetary system together. The time is right for this...< Less