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Dealers of Lightning: Xerox PARC and the Dawn of the Computer Age
Michael A. Hiltzik
In the bestselling tradition of The Soul of a New Machine, Dealers of Lightning is a fascinating journey of intellectual creation. In the 1970s and '80s, Xerox Corporation brought together a brain-trust of engineering geniuses, a group of computer eccentrics dubbed PARC. This brilliant group created several monumental innovations that triggered a technological revolution, including the first personal computer, the laser printer, and the ...
Beat the Dealer: A Winning Strategy for the Game of Twenty-One
Edward O. Thorp
New York Times Bestseller Edward O. Thorp is the father of card counting, and in Beat the Dealer he reveals the revolutionary point system that has been successfully used by professional and amateur card players for two generations. From Las Vegas to Monte Carlo, the tables have been turned and the house no longer has the advantage at blackjack. Containing the basic rules of the game, proven winning strategies, how ...
Death Dealer: The Memoirs of the SS Kommandant at Auschwitz
Da Capo Press
SS Kommandant Rudolph Höss (19001947) was history's greatest mass murderer, personally supervising the extermination of approximately two million people, mostly Jews, at the death camp in Auschwitz, Poland. Death Dealer is a new, unexpurgated translation of Höss’s autobiography, written before, during, and after his trial. This edition includes rare photos, the minutes of the Wannsee Conference (where the Final Solution was decided and ...
Doctor Dealer: The Rise and Fall of an All-American Boy and His Multimillion-Dollar Cocaine Empire
Doctor Dealer is the story of Larry Lavin, a bright, charismatic young man who rose from his working-class upbringing to win a scholarship to a prestigious boarding school, earn Ivy League college and dental degrees, and buy his family a house in one of Philadelphia's most exclusive suburbs. But behind the facade of his success was a dark secret -- at every step of the way he was building the foundation for a cocaine empire that would grow to ...
Duveen: The Story of the Most Spectacular Art Dealer of All Time
S. N. Behrman
THE SPERM DEALER
GENERATION NEXT, 2014
Some people sell products......other people sell services.......she sold lives. Elise Johnson was a sperm dealer. She ran a fertility clinic that catered to the best and the brightest, servicing successful, middle aged, mothers who where without men, yet wanted the best child possible. All donors were carefully screened, and only superior candidates were allowed to enter, like some fertility version of Harvard. The sperm that was accepted ...
The Drug Don: The True Story of How I Went from a Cocaine Dealer to a Violent Crack Head and Went to Hell & ...
Talent Writers, 2014
The craziest thing about drugs is how insidiously you slip into the lifestyle and culture. One day you’re selling weed to frat boys and the next you’re trafficking cocaine internationally. One day you’re living in a studio apartment and the next you’re staring out over the Pacific Ocean from your infinity pool. The same goes for using. In seemingly no time at all you go from blazing down with your buddies to hooting down blow off ...
"The criminal class is a more exact cross-section of humanity than any trade could be." —Luc Sante, The Believer Weed, coke, heroin, molly, promethazine, crack, PCP, LCD, opium, hashish, mushrooms, and countless other illicit substances flood the streets of New York City where they are consumed as quickly as they can be delivered. For Dealers , street reporter Peter Madsen set out across New York City—from staid Gramercy ...
Death Dealer: How Cops and Cadaver Dogs Brought a Killer to Justice
Kate Clark Flora
New Horizon Press
When the hunters become the hunted, life for law enforcement officials and their families in Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada, turns upside-down. It takes a months-long investigation by police, search and rescue dogs and their handlers to catch a suspected serial killer. Death Dealer is a gripping true crime story of committed investigators from two countries and their cooperation in the relentless pursuit of a brutal murderer. It’s ...
The Dealer (CHERUB)
CHERUB agents are highly trained, extremely talented--and all under the age of seventeen. For official purposes, these agents do not exist. They are sent out on missions to spy on terrorists, hack into crucial documents, and gather intel on global threats—all without gadgets or weapons. It is an extremely dangerous job, but these agents have one critical advantage: adults never suspect that teens are spying on them. In THE DEALER James is on ...
Lucia: Testimonies Of A Brazilian (Voices Of Latin American Life)
Temple University Press
In Rio de Janeiro, the selling points for cocaine are located in the city's six hundred or so shantytowns or favelas that are controlled by well-organized and heavily armed drug gangs. The struggle for control of the massive profits from the drug trade has resulted in what are increasingly violent and deadly confrontations between rival drug gangs and a corrupt and brutal police force that have transformed parts of the city into a war-zone. This ...
The Dealer and the Dead
Thomas Dunne Books
"The three British masters of suspense, Graham Greene, Eric Ambler, and John le Carre, have been joined by a fourth—Gerald Seymour." – New York Times The Dealer and the Dead is the newest heart-pounding thriller from international bestselling author Gerald Seymour, the "best spy novelist ever" ( Philadelphia Inquirer) Sometimes surviving a war can almost seem worse than dying in it. Vukovar, 1991--a small Croatian village near the ...
The Death Dealer
The Poe Killings… A string of homicides is mirroring the author's macabre stories. And Genevieve O'Brien's mother is next. Genevieve knows all about nightmares. She herself survived two months as a psychopath's prisoner. And now this new menace stalks the city. Spooked by the bizarre slayings, she turns to P.I. Joe Connolly, her past rescuer, friend and…hopefully something more, if he would just quit avoiding her. At first Joe isn't even ...
The New Lombard Street: How the Fed Became the Dealer of Last Resort
Princeton University Press
Walter Bagehot's Lombard Street , published in 1873 in the wake of a devastating London bank collapse, explained in clear and straightforward terms why central banks must serve as the lender of last resort to ensure liquidity in a faltering credit system. Bagehot's book set down the principles that helped define the role of modern central banks, particularly in times of crisis--but the recent global financial meltdown has posed unforeseen ...
Art Dealer's Field Guide: How to Profit in Art, Buying and Selling Valuable Paintings
Capital Letters Press
Among the most exquisite achievements of mankind, art, especially old paintings, can enrich your life, beautify the home or office, and gain impressive value while just hanging on the wall. This book examines art, especially valuable paintings. Not a coffee-table art book, but a book with information that will be priceless for those who apply the principles to be learned here. It will take years off your journey in becoming a successful art ...
Dealer's Choice: At Home With Purveyors Of Antique And Vintage Furnishings
Architecture Interiors Press
Dealers of antiques and vintage furnishings are the ultimate design trendsetters, setting the styles that are followed by decorators, manufacturers and, ultimately, consumers. With extensive knowledge of design history and an instinct for sniffing out undiscovered treasures and diamonds in the rough, the leading dealers hand-pick the furniture, artwork and objects that personalize the spaces we inhabit. In their own homes, these dealers have the ...
Dealer's Choice (Wild Cards XI)
George R.R. Martin
As the final battle between the Nats and Bloat rages on Ellis Island, the Turtle throws in the towel, Modular Man switches sides, Reflector faces defeat, and assassins reach Bloat's chamber.
Death Dealers (StonyMan)
STONY MAN They're the world's best military warriors and cyber specialists, and they belong to a top secret black ops group that answers to the President of the United States. The Stony Man team is dedicated to striking down terrorism wherever it may be, even if it means paying the ultimate price. DEATH MARKET Terrorists from around the world have gathered in Hawaii to bid on stolen missiles. Whoever wins will have a weapon powerful ...
Britain's Cheapest Silver Bullion Coins: Undercut ALL the major bullion dealers
Details of how to buy silver bullion coins such as Eagles, Maples, Britannias and more at the cheapest prices in the UK
Antique Mall Profits: For Dealers and Dabblers
Learning Curve Books, 2014
Whether you already operate an Antique Mall booth or another type of antique business this book is designed with one purpose in mind: to help antique dealers make the connection between their inventory and their money. Inventory - buying it, pricing it, displaying it, and selling it - is at the core of a dealers "business puzzle". Dealers who fail to grasp inventory essentials will struggle and risk failure, and it won't be because they can't ...
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