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A Flight and A Ferrari

By Karuppan
  • ISBN Code: : 9352068521
  • Publisher : Notion Press
  • Pages : 149
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 383
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : a-flight-and-a-ferrari.pdf

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A Flight and a Ferrari is the true story of a twenty-year-old venturing into unknown pastures in search of a bright future. He travels from Chennai to the United States with just a hundred dollars and a backpack. Hard work, destiny and luck complement each other to guide his path and as he crosses puddles, he also finds stepping stones. A Flight and a Ferrari is all about hard work, learning from experiences and facing some of life’s toughest challenges with confidence. Reviews 1) “Engrossing and inspiring would be the right words to describe this book… feels like the author is sitting across the table and speaking to you.” - V Baskaran, Padma Shri and Arjuna awardee, Indian Olympic Hockey captain & National Coach 2) "Here is a book that motivates all of us to look at our life's journey, learn from the experiences and make sense of it all". -Saravanan Kesavan, Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA 3) “An excellent book. Everyone – student, parent, office goer, and entrepreneur – must read. Motivating and at the same time, very interesting” -K.C.S. Ayyar, Astrologer, Chennai, India.

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Los Angeles Times bestseller A fast-paced, breezy read about life at the bottom of the Hollywood food chain, for fans of The Devil Wears Prada and The Nanny Diaries No political science degree could ever prepare Elizabeth Miller for her new job as a second assistant at The Agency, whose clients include everyone you’ve never met—but you know who they’re sleeping with. A former congressional intern in Washington, Lizzie made a bid for a life change that landed her a job a world away, where ethics and First Amendment debates take a backseat to pleading the Fifth for Ritalin-snorting boss Scott Wagner. He’s the hottest young agent in Hollywood, who devotes his days to playing online poker—that is, when he’s not closing a $30 million deal for one of his AAA-list clients. And while getting six-hundred-dollar highlights from Cameron’s colorist or organizing the strippers for George’s birthday party come close to causing heart failure for this East Coast girl, the real dangers lurk elsewhere. But Lizzie is a survivor, and no Machiavellian assistant, lecherous producer, or power struggle at The Agency can douse her nascent dreams of climbing up the Hollywood ladder. But first she has to run down to the Coffee Bean to pick up that triple espresso, or Scott is going to throw something....

INDY

By Bob Judd
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  • Publisher : Speaking Volumes
  • Book Code : 1628155663
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 855
  • Pdf File: indy.pdf

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Bob Judd has done it again. What a great story! What an ingenious plot! He gets the high powered, high risk world of international motor racing exactly right...down to the last detail. Read it!'—MURRAY WALKER INDY is unusual. It's a powerful thriller, with the sensations and the champagne glamour of 230 mph race cars, a multi million dollar financial scam, sexy sex and rock and roll. But Bob Judd, the author of FORMULA ONE, also raises new and larger themes about power. About the power that controls the media and the banks. About the power that women hold over men... The story runs - with the speed of the tango orange and popeye green machines which lap at 220 mph - from Monte Carlo to Miami and New York City, from the Cayman Islands to Carefree, Arizona and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway...with an occasional side trip via satellite.

Vade Mecum

By Richard Skinner
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  • Publisher : John Hunt Publishing
  • Book Code : 1785350250
  • Total of Pages : 130
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 965
  • Pdf File: vade-mecum.pdf

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Vade Mecum brings together Richard Skinner’s best essays, reviews and interviews from 1992-2014. There are close critical engagements with writers (Kazuo Ishiguro, Italo Calvino, Shakespeare’s The Tempest) and composers (Erik Satie, Iannis Xenakis, Luc Ferrari), meditations on films and filmmakers (Antonioni, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Chinatown) and idiosyncratic reflections on Werner Herzog’s Of Walking in Ice and Steely Dan.

Endorobotics

By Luigi Manfredi
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  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Book Code : 012821760X
  • Total of Pages : 408
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Members : 580
  • Pdf File: endorobotics.pdf

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The book comprises three parts. The first part provides the state-of-the-art of robots for endoscopy (endorobots), including devices already available in the market and those that are still at the R&D stage. The second part focusses on the engineering design; it includes the use of polymers for soft robotics, comparing their advantages and limitations with those of their more rigid counterparts. The third part includes the project management of a multidisciplinary team, the health cost of current technology, and how a cost-effective device can have a substantial impact on the market. It also includes information on data governance, ethical and legal frameworks, and all steps needed to make this new technology available. Focuses on a new design paradigm for endorobots applications Provides a unique collection of engineering, medical and management contributions for endorobotics design Describes endorobotics, starting from available devices in both clinical use and academia

Religions, Nations, and Transnationalism in Multiple Modernities

By Patrick Michel,Adam Possamai,Bryan S. Turner
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 1137580119
  • Total of Pages : 235
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 749
  • Pdf File: religions-nations-and-transnationalism-in-multiple-modernities.pdf

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This edited book explores the impact of globalisation on the relationship between religion and politics, religion and nation, religion and nationalism, and the impact that transnationalism has on religious groups. In a post-Westphalian and transnational world, with increased international communication and transportation, a plethora of new religious recompositions religions now take part in a network society that cuts across borders. This collection, through its analysis of historical and contemporary case studies, explores the growth of both national and transnational religious movements and their dealings with the various versions of modernity that they encounter. It considers trends of religious revitalisation and secularisation, and processes of nationalism and transnationalism through the prism of the theory of multiple modernities, acknowledging both its pluralist world view but also the argument that its definition of modernity is often so inclusive as to lose coherence. Providing a cutting edge take on 21st century religion and globalization, this volume is a key read for all scholars of religion, secularisation and transnationalism.

No Angel

By Tom Bower
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  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Book Code : 0571269370
  • Total of Pages : 448
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 738
  • Pdf File: no-angel.pdf

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'I'm no angel.' Bernie Ecclestone Born into poverty, Bernie Ecclestone has made himself a billionaire by developing the world's second most popular sport - Formula One racing. Private, mysterious and some say sinister, the eighty-year-old criss-crosses the globe in his private jet, mixing with celebrities, statesmen and sporting heroes. His success is not just in creating a multibillion-pound global business but in resisting repeated attempts to snatch the glittering prize from his control. Ecclestone has never before revealed how he graduated from selling second-hand cars in London's notorious Warren Street to become the major player he is today. He has finally decided to reveal his secrets: the deals, the marriages, the disasters and the successes in Formula One racing, in Downing Street, in casinos, on yachts and in the air. Surprisingly, he has granted access to his inner circle to Tom Bower, described by Ecclestone as 'The Undertaker' - the man who buries reputations - and has given him access to all his friends and enemies. All have been told by Ecclestone, 'Tell him the truth, good or bad.' No Angel is a classic rags-to-riches story, the unique portrayal of a unique man and an intriguing insight into Formula One racing, business and the human spirit. Tom Bower is the author of nineteen books, including biographies of Robert Maxwell, Mohamed Fayed, Gordon Brown, Richard Branson, Conrad Black and more recently, Simon Cowell.

BMF

By Mara Shalhoup
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  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Book Code : 9781429958424
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Music
  • Members : 459
  • Pdf File: bmf.pdf

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In the early 1990s, Demetrius "Big Meech" Flenory and his brother, Terry "Southwest T," rose up from the slums of Detroit to build one of the largest cocaine empires in American history: the Black Mafia Family. After a decade in the drug game, the Flenorys had it all—a fleet of Maybachs, Bentleys and Ferraris, a 500-man workforce operating in six states, and an estimated quarter of a billion in drug sales. They socialized with music mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs, did business with New York's king of bling Jacob "The Jeweler" Arabo, and built allegiances with rap superstars Young Jeezy and Fabolous. Yet even as BMF was attracting celebrity attention, its crew members created a cult of violence that struck fear in a city and threatened to spill beyond the boundaries of the drug underworld. Ruthlessness fueled BMF's rise to incredible power; greed and that same ruthlessness led to their downfall. When the brothers began clashing in 2003, the flashy and beloved Big Meech risked it all on a shot at legitimacy in the music industry. At the same time, a team of investigators who had pursued BMF for years began to prey on the organization's weaknesses. Utilizing a high-stakes wiretap operation, the feds inched toward their goal of destroying the Flenory's empire and ending the reign of a crew suspected in the sale of thousands of kilos of cocaine — and a half-dozen unsolved murders.

Family Wisdom From The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

By Robin Sharma
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins Canada
  • Book Code : 1443409030
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 929
  • Pdf File: family-wisdom-from-the-monk-who-sold-his-ferrari.pdf

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Richard Carlson, author of the worldwide bestseller Don't Sweat the Small Stuff says that Family Wisdom is "a wonderful book that will help you become a better parent as well as a happier person." This is Robin's most profound book yet, rich with truly life-changing ideas on balancing work and family, transforming your family culture and creating a life that fills your heart with joy, fulfillment and peace. This book will show you exactly how to unlock your child's highest abilities, deepen your relationships and leave a lasting legacy.