High Performance Linux Shell Programming Reference 2015 Edition

Titre : High Performance Linux Shell Programming Reference 2015 Edition
Auteur : Edward J. Smeltz
Éditeur : Booklocker.com
ISBN-13 : 1632634015
Libération : 2015-01-01

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Extensive, example-based Linux shell programming reference includes an English-to-shell dictionary, a tutorial and handbook, and many tables of information useful to programmers. Besides listing more than 2000 shell one-liners, it explains the principles and techniques of how to increase performance (execution speed, reliability, and efficiency), which apply to many other programming languages beyond shell.

The Whole Pantry

Titre : The Whole Pantry
Auteur : Belle Gibson
Éditeur : Penguin UK
ISBN-13 : 9780718180669
Libération : 2015-04-23

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Belle Gibson's first cookbook, The Whole Pantry, refreshes our food habits with recipes that are as easy-to-do as they are healthy and delicious. The Whole Pantry is packed with over 80 scrumptious new recipes to heal the body. Belle's recipes rediscover natural ingredients, which are free from gluten, refined sugar and dairy, that are restorative and easily incorporated into your everyday cooking. Healthy versions of favourites such as Enchiladas, Cornish Pasties, Pad Thai and Vanilla and Almond Chocolate Chip Cookies prove that a plant-based diet can be delicious and inspiring without straining your shopping list. The Whole Pantry is a beautiful, easy-to-follow guide to enjoying food and reshaping your lifestyle through Belle Gibson's delicious recipes. Belle Gibson is an inspirational young mother who encourages us to nourish ourselves in a more natural and sustainable way. After being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer Belle found herself unsupported by conventional medicine. She began a journey of self-education to treat herself through nutrition. Her award-winning app, The Whole Pantry, is a phenomenal resource of recipes, wellness guides and personal support, and has inspired hundreds of thousands of people to change their diet and lifestyle.

The Death of a Gangster

Titre : The Death of a Gangster
Auteur : Stephen Jenkins
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0851702384
Libération : 1989

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Stephen Jenkins A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de The Death of a Gangster Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

A Thousand Darknesses

Titre : A Thousand Darknesses
Auteur : Ruth Franklin
Éditeur : Oxford University Press
ISBN-13 : 0199779775
Libération : 2010-11-19

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What is the difference between writing a novel about the Holocaust and fabricating a memoir? Do narratives about the Holocaust have a special obligation to be 'truthful'--that is, faithful to the facts of history? Or is it okay to lie in such works? In her provocative study A Thousand Darknesses, Ruth Franklin investigates these questions as they arise in the most significant works of Holocaust fiction, from Tadeusz Borowski's Auschwitz stories to Jonathan Safran Foer's postmodernist family history. Franklin argues that the memory-obsessed culture of the last few decades has led us to mistakenly focus on testimony as the only valid form of Holocaust writing. As even the most canonical texts have come under scrutiny for their fidelity to the facts, we have lost sight of the essential role that imagination plays in the creation of any literary work, including the memoir. Taking a fresh look at memoirs by Elie Wiesel and Primo Levi, and examining novels by writers such as Piotr Rawicz, Jerzy Kosinski, W.G. Sebald, and Wolfgang Koeppen, Franklin makes a persuasive case for literature as an equally vital vehicle for understanding the Holocaust (and for memoir as an equally ambiguous form). The result is a study of immense depth and range that offers a lucid view of an often cloudy field.

Remote Sensing of the Cryosphere

Titre : Remote Sensing of the Cryosphere
Auteur : M. Tedesco
Éditeur : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN-13 : 9781118368855
Libération : 2015-01-27

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The cryosphere, that region of the world where water is temporarily or permanently frozen, plays a crucial role on our planet. Recent developments in remote sensing techniques, and the acquisition of new data sets, have resulted in significant advances in our understanding of all components of the cryosphere and its processes. This book, based on contributions from 40 leading experts, offers a comprehensive and authoritative overview of the methods, techniques and recent advances in applications of remote sensing of the cryosphere. Examples of the topics covered include: * snow extent, depth, grain-size and impurities * surface and subsurface melting * glaciers * accumulation over the Greenland and Antarctica ice sheets * ice thickness and velocities * gravimetric measurements from space * sea, lake and river ice * frozen ground and permafrost * fieldwork activities * recent and future cryosphere-oriented missions and experiments All figures are in color and provide an excellent visual accompaniment to the technical and scientific aspect of the book. Readership: Senior undergraduates, Masters and PhD Students, PostDocs and Researchers in cryosphere science and remote sensing. Remote Sensing of the Cryosphere is the significant first volume in the new Cryosphere Science Series. This new series comprises volumes that are at the cutting edge of new research, or provide focussed interdisciplinary reviews of key aspects of the science.

Injustice

Titre : Injustice
Auteur : Danny Dorling
Éditeur : Policy Press
ISBN-13 : 9781447320777
Libération : 2015-06-03

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In the five years since the first edition of Injustice there have been devastating increases in poverty, hunger and destitution in the UK. Globally, the richest 1% have never held a greater share of world wealth, while the share of most of the other 99% has fallen in the last five years, with more and more people in debt, especially the young. Economic inequalities will persist and continue to grow for as long as we tolerate the injustices which underpin them. This fully rewritten and updated edition revisits Dorling’s claim that Beveridge’s five social evils are being replaced by five new tenets of injustice: elitism is efficient; exclusion is necessary; prejudice is natural; greed is good and despair is inevitable. By showing these beliefs are unfounded, Dorling offers hope of a more equal society. We are living in the most remarkable and dangerous times. With every year that passes it is more evident that Injustice is essential reading for anyone concerned with social justice and wants to do something about it.

Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm

Titre : Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm
Auteur : Jon Katz
Éditeur : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
ISBN-13 : 9781466823785
Libération : 2011-04-26

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Welcome to Bedlam Farm! Meet Rose, Izzy, Frieda, and Lenore, four dogs that work hard on the farm doing various jobs. They're good friends now, but it wasn't always this way. Just as each dog has a different role on the farm, each has a unique story. Filled with his captivating photographs, bestselling author Jon Katz's heartwarming account of his dogs' lives on Bedlam Farm is unforgettable.

Reporting America

Titre : Reporting America
Auteur : Alistair Cooke
Éditeur : The Overlook Press
ISBN-13 : 9781468301762
Libération : 2012-05-29

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Over fifty years of reportage on American life by one of the 20th century's greatest broadcasters for nearly sixty years, Alistair Cooke reported on American life for the BBC. Reporting America is a fascinating account of history in the making. His beloved radio show, Letter from America, saw eleven presidents, four wars, and an incredible shift in culture. He adored the u.s. as only a naturalized citizen could, and his reports were incisive and often moving. Cooke traveled extensively all over the united states to convey the views of citizens in all the nuances of regional opinion as well as those of the presidents and policy makers to whom he had easy access. Susan Cooke Kittredge's introduction offers rare insight into the life of her father, the man many knew as the voice of Letter from America and the host of CBS's Omnibus and PBS's Masterpiece Theatre. Here are the triumphs, disasters and vicissitudes of American life --from Korea, McCarthyism, the Civil Rights movement, JFK, the moon landings, Watergate, Nixon's resignation, Clinton's scandals, the attacks of 9/11, right up to the war with Iraq --as told by one of the century's most admired reporters.

The Corner Office

Titre : The Corner Office
Auteur : Adam Bryant
Éditeur : St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN-13 : 1250001749
Libération : 2012-04-24

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Dozens of top CEOs reveal their candid insights on the keys to effective leadership and the qualities that set high performers apart What does it take to reach the top in business and to inspire others? Adam Bryant of The New York Times decided to answer this and other questions by sitting down with more than seventy CEOs and asking them how they do their jobs and the most important lessons they learned as they rose through the ranks. Over the course of extraordinary interviews, they shared memorable stories and eye-opening insights. The Corner Office draws together lessons from chief executives such as Steve Ballmer (Microsoft), Carol Bartz (Yahoo), Jeffrey Katzenberg (DreamWorks), and Alan Mulally (Ford), from which Bryant has crafted an original work that reveals the keys to success in the business world, including the five essential personality traits that all high performers exhibit--qualities that the CEOs themselves value most and that separate the rising stars from their colleagues. Bryant also demystifies the art of leadership and shows how executives at the top of their game get the most out of others. Leadership is not a one-size-fits-all skill, and these CEOs offer different perspectives that will help anyone who seeks to be a more effective leader and employee. For aspiring executives--of all ages--The Corner Office offers a path to future success.

Ragman s Son

Titre : Ragman s Son
Auteur : Kirk Douglas
Éditeur : Simon & Schuster
ISBN-13 : 145167242X
Libération : 2011-10-03

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He was the son of an illiterate immigrant Russian-Jewish ragpicker and junkman. Raised in poverty, longing for his father’s approval, Issur Danielovitch went on to become a legendary Hollywood star—Kirk Douglas. Here, in his own words, is the story of his life: his acting triumphs in Sparticus, Lust for Life, The Vikings, Paths of Glory, and Champions (to name a few); his fabled love affairs (among them, Joan Crawford, Marlene Dietrich, and Pier Angeli); his long, happy marriage to Anne Buydens and tales of his four sons who sometimes do outrageous imitations of their famous father—all at once! In fascinating insider’s detail, Kirk Douglas recalls more than forty years of Hollywood, from breaking the blacklist to his epic confrontations with studio bosses. With a cast of characters that includes scores of renowned show business personalities, The Ragman’s Son is the passionate, vivid, lusty life of Kirk Douglas: man, actor, lover, husband, father—and enduring star.