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Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Promise Part 1

Gene Luen Yang - 2013 - Comics & Graphic Novels - Limited preview
The wait is over! Ever since the conclusion of Avatar: The Last Airbender, its millions of fans have been hungry for more-and it's finally here! This series of digests rejoins Aang and friends for exciting new adventures, beginning with a faceoff ...
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The New Financial Order: Risk in the 21st Century

Robert J. Shiller - 2009 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
In his best-selling Irrational Exuberance, Robert Shiller cautioned that society's obsession with the stock market was fueling the volatility that has since made a roller coaster of the financial system. Less noted was Shiller's admonition that ...
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Prelude to Foundation

Isaac Asimov - 1989 - Fiction - Limited preview
In the year 12,020 G.E., Hari Seldon arrives in the domed city of Trantor and begins to develop his theory of psychohistory, which predicts the rise of a power greater than the Empire. Reissue.
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Foundation and Empire

Isaac Asimov - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
Although small and seemingly helpless, the Foundation had managed to survive against the greed of its neighboring warlords. But could it stand against the mighty power of the Empire, who had created a mutant man with the strength of a dozen ...
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Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things

William McDonough, Michael Braungart - 2010 - Nature - Limited preview
A manifesto for a radically different philosophy and practice of manufacture and environmentalism "Reduce, reuse, recycle" urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. As William McDonough and Michael ...
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Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

Michael Lewis - 2004 - Sports & Recreation - Limited preview
"This delightfully written, lesson-laden book deserves a place of its own in the Baseball Hall of Fame." —Forbes Moneyball is a quest for the secret of success in baseball. In a narrative full of fabulous characters and brilliant excursions into ...
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Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street

Michael M. Lewis - 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - Snippet view
The author recounts his experiences on the lucrative Wall Street bond market of the 1980s, where young traders made millions quickly and easily, in a humorous account of greed and epic folly
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Soccernomics: Why England Loses, Why Spain, Germany, and Brazil Win, and Why ...

Simon Kuper, Stefan Szymanski - 2012 - Business & Economics - No preview available
Why do England lose? Why does Scotland suck? Why doesn’t America dominate the sport internationally...and why do the Germans play with such an efficient but robotic style? These are questions every soccer aficionado has asked. Soccernomics ...
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Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk

Peter L. Bernstein - 1998 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
A blend of biography and history shows how famous scientists and creative amateurs developed the concepts of risk, risk management, and probability, paving the way for progress in business and technology
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