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The Wave

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name The Wave image image caption Cover of The Wave author Todd Strasser country America language English language genre(s) Social Issues publisher Laurel Leaf Books release date 1981 media type Paperback pages 138 isbn 0440993717 Character Summaries Laurie Saunders Laurie is the editor-in-chief of The Gordon Grapevine. She is small, petite, and […]

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Anatomy of a trend

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

”’Taking the intuitive out of trend spotting”’ Anatomy of a Trend introduces trend sociology as a way of predicting the next big thing Trends are about changes in style and taste. These changes take place on a regular basis and yet the trend process is not really well understood. However, because trends are a social […]

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Mountains Beyond Mountains

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The book is written from the point of view of author Tracy Kidder. The book is set mainly in Haiti and Boston, Massachusetts. Kidder first met his subject, Dr. Paul Farmer, in Haiti in 1994. At the time, Kidder was researching a story about American soldiers sent to reinstate Haiti’s democratically elected government led by […]

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Alphabet of manliness

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Alphabet of Manliness orig title translator image author George Albert “Maddox” Ouzounian cover_artist country United States language English series genre Satire publisher Kensington Publishing Corporation release_date June 2006 media_type Hardback pages 204 p. isbn ISBN 080652720X preceded_by followed_by Chapters This book consists of 26 satirical chapters, one based on each letter […]

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Haroun and the Sea of Stories

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Haroun and the Sea of stories is a political allegory written by famous British-Indian writer Salman Rushdie. The 300 odd paged tale centres around Haroun, the young son of Rashid, who is also known as the Shah of Blah amongst his critics and as the Ocean of stories amongst his friends. In the course of […]

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Anthony Horowitz

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Stormbreaker “Infobox Book” name Stormbreaker title_orig Stormbreaker translator image author Anthony Horowitz cover_artist country United Kingdom language English series Alex Rider subject genre Fiction publisher Walker release_date September 4, 2000 (UK) May 21, 2001 (US) media_type pages isbn 0-7445-5943-X preceded_by None followed_by Point Blanc Book Blurb Meet Alex Rider, the reluctant teenage spy. When his […]

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The Path to Power

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Interwiki: Incompletedate=June++ In the autobiography The Path to Power, Margaret Thatcher retells the chapters of her life where she details her accomplishements and struggles. The book focuses on her rise to power, the development of her political philosophy, and her early years as Britain’s first elected female head of state. Path to Power, The Path […]

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The Dip

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Short book on winning through quitting.You can become “the best” and need to learn when to quit. The old saying is wrong—winners do quit, and quitters do win. Everything starts out exciting and fun but then gets harder and less fun, until it hits a low point—really hard, and not much fun at all. And […]

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Super Crunchers

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Intuition in business is great but our decision-making can be enhanced by analyzing information. Super Crunchers is one of those books that exposes how technology and data can and does affect your day-to-day. Based on computer algorithms, Netflix recommends us movies and eHarmony recommends a mate. All of this is based on custom formulas and […]

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Purple Cow

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Following the traditional rules of marketing just isn’t enough anymore. In today’s competitive economy, companies that want to create a successful new product must create a remarkable new product. According to bestselling author and marketing guru Seth Godin, such a product is a Purple Cow, a product or service that is worth making a remark […]

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The new prince

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book” name The New Prince image image_caption Cover showing letter P with symbols of politics within author Dick Morris illustrator cover_artist Lisa-Theresa Lenthall country United States of America language English subject Political Science publisher Renaissance Books release_date 17 June 2000 media_type Hardback pages 256 isbn ISBN 978-1580631471 by Dick Morris Summary Part 1 The […]

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