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Dennis G Daniels's libraryResults 1-10 of 249

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Neuromancer

William Gibson - 2000 - Fiction - Limited preview
Case, a burned-out computer whiz, is asked to steal a security code that is locked in the most heavily guarded databank in the solar system, in a new edition of the influential Hugo, Nebula, and Philip K. Dick Award winner. Reprint.
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The Periodic Table

Primo Levi - 2010 - Authors, Italian - No preview available
In these haunting reflections, Primo Levi, a chemist by training takes the elements of the periodic table as his inspiration. He ranges from young love to political savagery; 'Iron' honours the mountain-climbing resistance hero who put iron in ...
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The Power and the Glory

Graham Greene - 1990 - Fiction - Limited preview
A tormented, alcoholic priest is pursued by an idealistic lieutenant during an anti-clerical persecution in Mexico.
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Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America

Paul Tough - 2009 - Social Science - Limited preview
What would it take? That was the question that Geoffrey Canada found himself asking. What would it take to change the lives of poor children—not one by one, through heroic interventions and occasional miracles, but in big numbers, and in a way ...
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Narcissus and Goldmund: A Novel

Hermann Hesse - 2003 - Fiction - Limited preview
Leaving behind the medieval monastary of Mariabronn at the urgings of his instructor, Narcissus, Goldmund embarks on a fantastic journey to recapture his past and discover his future. Reprint.
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Just for Fun: The Story of an Accidental Revolutionary

Linus Torvalds, David Diamond - 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - Limited preview
Once upon a time Linus Torvalds was a skinny unknown, just another nerdy Helsinki techie who had been fooling around with computers since childhood. Then he wrote a groundbreaking operating system and distributed it via the Internet -- for free ...
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East of Eden

John Steinbeck - 2002 - Fiction - Limited preview
The biblical account of Cain and Abel is echoed in the history of two generations of the Trask family in California.
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The Ugly Chinaman and the Crisis of Chinese Culture

Boyang - 1992 - China - No preview available
Writing under the pseudonym of Bo Yang, Guo Yidong has been a trenchant critic of Chinese people and their culture since he fled to Taiwan in 1949. This is a collection of his speeches and articles, which blame Confucianism for these cultural ...
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The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable

Nassim Nicholas Taleb - 2007 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
A black swan is a highly improbable event with three principal characteristics: It is unpredictable; it carries a massive impact; and, after the fact, we concoct an explanation that makes it appear less random, and more predictable, than it was ...
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