Decision Points (Random House Large Print)

Decision Points (Random House Large Print)

Book Description In this candid and gripping account, President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions that shaped his presidency and personal life.George W. Bush served as president of the United States during eight of the most consequential years in American history. The decisions that reached his desk impacted people around the world and defined the times in which we live.Decision Points brings readers inside the Texas governor’s mansion on the night of the 2000 election, aboard Air Force One during the harrowing hours after the attacks of September 11, 2001, into the Situation Room moments before the start of the war...

My Son, My Son: How One Generation Hurts The Next

My Son, My Son: How One Generation Hurts The Next

Book Description An incredible story which starts with the abduction of the author's children then goes on to tackle the biggest questions about who we are. What do you do when your wife abducts your children? This was the question facing Douglas Galbraith when, in 2003, he returned home to Scotland from a few days' work in London. The house was silent, empty and locked; his four and six-year-old sons' pyjamas lay on the bedroom floor. And on the doormat, confirmation from the Post Office of a forwarding address -- in Japan. He has not seen them since. But My son, My...

The Port Of Hamburg

The Port Of Hamburg

Book Description This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation...

The Family On Paradise Pier

The Family On Paradise Pier

Book Description Set in the early decades of the 20th century, this stunning historical saga follows the lives and loves of one extraordinary family, beginning with the Goold Verschoyle children in 1915. Though there is a war going on in the world outside, they seem hardly touched by it—midnight swims, flower fairies, and regatta parties form the backdrop to their enchanted childhood. But as they grow older, changes within Ireland and the wider world encroach upon the family's private paradise. Based upon the lives of a real Anglo-Irish family, this novel superbly recreates a family in flux—driven by idealism, wracked by argument,...

Best Italian Wines Annuario

Best Italian Wines Annuario

Book Description Best Italian Wines Annuario presents the best of Italian wine production, focusing on superior quality wines with relevant organoleptic characteristics. It is the only publication where the evaluations are based on a scientific and simple tasting method created in 1995 by Luca Maroni. The method, shareable by anyone, is based on the logical principle that the "Quality of a wine equals the pleasantness of its taste". The method is clearly explained on the first pages of the book and its clear explanations and easy reading allow the development of evaluation abilities in anyone.Luca Maroni's publications are full of information, and...

Nurses' Perceptions Of Organizational Justice, Commitment, And Job Satisfaction In The Workplace.

Nurses' Perceptions Of Organizational Justice, Commitment, And Job Satisfaction In The Workplace.

Book Description Enjoy a wide range of dissertations and theses published from graduate schools and universities from around the world. Covering a wide range of academic topics, we are happy to increase overall global access to these works and make them available outside of traditional academic databases. These works are packaged and produced by BiblioLabs under license by ProQuest UMI. The description for these dissertations was produced by BiblioLabs and is in no way affiliated with, in connection with, or representative of the abstract meta-data associated with the dissertations published by ProQuest UMI. If you have any questions relating to this particular...

New York'S Jewish Jews: The Orthodox Community In The Interwar Years (The Modern Jewish Experience)

New York'S Jewish Jews: The Orthodox Community In The Interwar Years (The Modern Jewish Experience)

Book Description In this first interpretive historical account of the American Orthodox Jewish experience, Jenna Weissman Joselit investigates the ways in which pious Jews reconciled the requirements of religious tradition with the freedoms of interwar America. Through its focus on representative American Jewish institutions such as the synagogue and the rabbinate and on the sacred ritual life of Orthodox women, New York's Jewish Jews reveals how a self-consciously modern, American, and decidedly middle class Orthodoxy evolved before 1945.

Pursuing The Progressive Case?: Observing Obama In Real Time

Pursuing The Progressive Case?: Observing Obama In Real Time

Book Description What lessons for a Barack Obama second term can be taken from the politics of his first term? How progressive, if at all, will the second term be? In Pursuing the Progressive Case? author David Coates presents a collection of commentaries pondering the strengths and weaknesses of the president's first term, offering clear answers to those questions, and pointing the way forward for those who wish to see a twenty-first century equivalent of FDR's New Deal. The essays, initially posted on Coates's blog, provide a detailed commentary on the key political developments of the last four years, covering topics such...

Rediscovering Traces Of Memory: The Jewish Heritage Of Polish Galicia

Rediscovering Traces Of Memory: The Jewish Heritage Of Polish Galicia

Book Description Since the Holocaust, traces of memory are virtually all that remain of more than 800 years of Jewish life in Poland. Yet some of that past can still be found if one knows how and where to look. In this remarkable album, 74 stunning color photographs bear witness to the great Jewish civilization that once flourished here. The images record the sites of Jewish life and death, and the ways in which Jewish culture is being remembered today. Captions and detailed notes explain and contextualize the photographs. An invaluable sourcebook on the Jewish heritage of Polish Galicia, this album also...

Insecticide Biochemistry And Physiology

Insecticide Biochemistry And Physiology

Book Description Only four short decades ago, the control of insect pests by means of chemicals was in its early infancy. The pioneers in the area consisted largely of a group of dedicated applied entomologists working to the best of their abilities with a very limited arsenal of chemicals that included inorganics (arsenicals, fluorides, etc.), some botanicals (nicotine), and a few synthetic organics (dinitro-o-cresol, organothiocyanates). Much of the early research was devoted to solving practical problems associated with the formulation and application of the few existing materials, and although the discovery of new types of insecticidal chemicals was undoubtedly a pipe dream...

The Patella

The Patella

Book Description The Patella provides a comprehensive, practical approach to the management of disorders of the patella and extensor mechanism of the knee. Discussions of the basic sciences, physical exam and imaging of the patellofemoral joint are followed by treatment options, including arthroscopy, osteotomy, surgical management of patellar malalignment, patellofemoral arthritis, conservative care, and complications of surgery. Additional chapters include problems in the young patient and rehabilitation. With over 300 illustrations, this book is a must for all orthopaedic surgeons and residents.

League Of Nations, Treaty Series, V20, No. 1-4, 1923: Societe Des Nations, Recueil Des Traites

League Of Nations, Treaty Series, V20, No. 1-4, 1923: Societe Des Nations, Recueil Des Traites

Book Description Text Is Mostly In English And French, With Other Languages Included Also. Publication Of Treaties And International Engagements Registered With The Secretariat Of The League.

The Plays Of William Shakespeare In Ten Volumes: With The Corrections And Illustrations Of Various Commentators

The Plays Of William Shakespeare In Ten Volumes: With The Corrections And Illustrations Of Various Commentators

Book Description This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

The Poems, Sacred, Passionate And Humorous

The Poems, Sacred, Passionate And Humorous

Book Description This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.