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The Ha-Ha

By Dave King
  • ISBN Code: : 0759513171
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
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Howard Kapostash has not spoken in thirty years. The small repertory of gestures and simple sounds that he uses to communicate lead most people to assume he is disturbed. No one understands that Howard is still the same man he was before his tragic injury. But when he agrees to help an old girlfriend by opening his home to her nine-year-old son, the presence of this nervous, resourceful boy in his life transforms Howard utterly. He is afforded a rare glimpse of life outside his shell? With all its exuberant joys and crushing sorrows.

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Book Code : 1592591973
  • Total of Pages : 346
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Members : 429
  • Pdf File: biomaterials-engineering-and-devices.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The medical device and drug industries standards in analytical methodology and are consistently among the strongest techno- quality control. logical performers. Materials are a key The users of Biomaterials Engineering ingredient in their dynamic growth. Devel- and Devices: Human Applications will r- opment of these materials is in a constant resent a broad base of backgrounds ranging state of activity, with the challenge of re- from the basic sciences (e. g. , polymer placing old materials that cannot withstand chemistry and biochemistry) to more the tests of time, and the new materials’ applied disciplines (e. g. , mechanical/ needs coming to the forefront in modern chemical engineering, orthopedics, and applications. This new reference text, pharmaceutics). To meet varied needs, each Biomaterials Engineering and Devices: chapter provides clear ancd fully detailed Human Applications, focuses on materials discussions. This in-depth, but practical, used in or on the human body—materials coverage should also assist recent indu- that define the world of “biomaterials. ” ees to the biomaterials circle. The editors Biomaterials Engineering and Devices: trust that this reference textbook conveys Human Applications focuses on mate- the intensity of this fast moving field in an rials development and characterization. enthusastic presentation. Chapters deal with issues in the selection of Donald L. Wise, PHD proper biomaterials from biocompatibility Debra J. Trantolo, PHD to biostability to structure/function relation- Kai-Uwe Lewandrowski, MD ships. Chapters also focus on the use of Joseph D. Gresser, PHD specific biomaterials based on their physio- Mario V.

Advances in Security and Payment Methods for Mobile Commerce

By Hu, Wen-Chen
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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Book Code : 1591403472
  • Total of Pages : 364
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 724
  • Pdf File: advances-in-security-and-payment-methods-for-mobile-commerce.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Recently, the emergence of wireless and mobile networks has made possible the admission of electronic commerce to a new application and research subject: mobile commerce, defined as the exchange or buying and selling of commodities, services, or information on the Internet through the use of mobile handheld devices. In just a few years, mobile commerce has emerged from nowhere to become the hottest new trend in business transactions. However, the prosperity and popularity of mobile commerce will be brought to a higher level only if information is securely and safely exchanged among end systems (mobile users and content providers). Advances in Security and Payment Methods for Mobile Commerce includes high-quality research papers and industrial and practice articles in the areas of mobile commerce security and payment from academics and industrialists. It covers research and development results of lasting significance in the theory, design, implementation, analysis, and application of mobile commerce security and payment.

Royal Gardeners

By Alan Titchmarsh
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 1448140765
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Gardening
  • Members : 323
  • Pdf File: royal-gardeners.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Alan Titchmarsh takes us on a fascinating tour through the history of Britains royal gardens from medieval times to the present day. Taking in existing royal gardens as well as many that now only exist in paintings, Alan uncovers the stories behind the gardens and the colourful monarchs who created them. From Hampton Court Palace to Kew Palace and Gardens, to Osborne House and through to the modern day developments at the Prince of Wales' home at Highgrove, Alan takes a highly personal canter through Britains gardening heritage. Fully illustrated with original plans, designs, letters, planting records and full colour diagrams of the major surviving gardens, this is a sumptuous book charting some of the most outstanding gardens in Britain.

A Taste for Gardening

By Lisa Taylor
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 131718646X
  • Total of Pages : 228
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 271
  • Pdf File: a-taste-for-gardening.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Is the garden a consumption site where identities are constructed? Do gardeners make aesthetic choices according to how they are positioned by class and gender? This book presents the first scholarly analysis of the relationship between media interest in gardening and cultural identities. With an examination of aesthetic dispositions as a symbolic mode of communication closely aligned to peoples' identities and drawing on ethnographic data gathered from encounters with gardeners, this book maps a typology of gardening taste, revealing that gardening - how plants are chosen, planted and cared for - is a classed and gendered practice manifested in specific types of visual aesthetics. This timely and original book develops a new area within cultural studies while contributing to debates about lifestyle and lifestyle media, consumption, class and methodology. A must read for anybody concerned with or intrigued by the cultural construction of identification practices.

Interior Provocations

By Anca I. Lasc,Deborah Schneiderman,Keena Suh,Karin Tehve,Alexa Griffith Winton,Karyn Zieve
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1000206793
  • Total of Pages : 248
  • Category : Architecture
  • Members : 124
  • Pdf File: interior-provocations.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Interior Provocations: History, Theory, and Practice of Autonomous Interiors addresses the broad cultural, historical, and theoretical implications of interiors beyond their conventionally defined architectural boundaries. With provocative contributions from leading and emerging historians, theorists, and design practitioners, the book is rooted in new scholarship that expands traditional relationships between architecture and interiors and that reflects the latest theoretical developments in the fields of interior design history and practice. This collection contains diverse case studies from the late eighteenth century to the twenty-first century including Alexander Pope’s Memorial Garden, Design Indaba, and Robin Evans. It is an essential read for researchers, practitioners, and students of interior design at all levels.

A World of Gardens

By John Dixon Hunt
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  • Publisher : Reaktion Books
  • Book Code : 1780233787
  • Total of Pages : 368
  • Category : Gardening
  • Members : 350
  • Pdf File: a-world-of-gardens.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A Japanese garden is immediately distinct to the eye from the traditional gardens of an English manor house, just as the manicured topiaries of Versailles contrast with the sharp cacti of the American Southwest. Though gardening is beloved the world over, the style of gardens themselves varies from region to region, determined as much by culture as climate. In this series of illustrated essays, John Dixon Hunt takes us on a world tour of different periods in the making of gardens. Hunt shows here how cultural assumptions and local geography have shaped gardens and their meaning. He explores our continuing responses to land and reworkings of the natural world, encompassing a broad range of gardens, from ancient Roman times to early Islamic and Mughal gardens, from Chinese and Japanese gardens to the invention of the public park and modern landscape architecture. A World of Gardens looks at key chapters in garden history, reviewing their significance past and present and tracing the recurrence of different themes and motifs in the design and reception of gardens throughout the world. A World of Gardens celebrates the idea that similar experiences of gardens can be found in many different times and places, including sacred landscapes, scientific gardens, urban gardens, secluded gardens, and symbolic gardens. Featuring two hundred images, this book is a treasure trove of ideas and inspiration, whether your garden is a window box, a secluded backyard, or a daydream.