By Robert A. Glover
By Sibylla Putzi, Mary Jo Teplitz, Sherrill Schaefer
A to Z international ladies in tradition & company is an encyclopedia depicting the prestige and private and non-private roles of women in one hundred seventy five international locations around the world. This reference presents designated details on women's place in society, criminal rights, future health and entry to schooling, in addition to social customs, courting, marriage and kin. different issues comprise girls in professions, ladies as enterprise proprietors and the remedy of overseas businesswomen.
A to Z international girls in tradition & enterprise is a part of the area alternate Press A to Z international tradition sequence. person titles within the sequence specialise in a selected cultural subject for the a hundred seventy five nations lined and provide wide actual details, deep perception and considerate research. all through each one quantity, the record of themes and the intensity of assurance for every nation is consistent¾a nice virtue while the reader wishes info on smaller or much less famous international locations. in addition, insurance is going a ways deeper than commonplace "scratch the surface" guidebooks. content material comes from the realm exchange Press A to Z global tradition proprietary database, thought of through millions of public and educational libraries to be the main accomplished cultural database within the world.
By Sue Henry
After therapeutic from knee surgical procedure, Jessie Arnold can?t wait to coach for the Iditarod, yet she and her canine needs to work flat out to qualify. Jessie's perform run is going easily till her sled hits a bump alongside the trail?a lifeless physique. What the child used to be doing on a musher's path without sled or canine is anyone's wager. And in a chilling second, Jessie realizes that the case hits as regards to domestic?
By Nancy Friday
While it first seemed, Nancy Friday's taboo-shattering bestseller "My mystery backyard" created a combined typhoon of concern and pleasure. these ladies who feared their erotic fantasies known as it pornographic. these girls who learn it well-known in its pages the hidden content material in their personal sexuality. extra outspoken and image than any e-book ahead of its time, "My mystery backyard" fast grew to become a vintage examine of lady sexuality. this present day, multiple million girls hail this unbelievable learn as a groundbreaking e-book -- a freeing strength including a brand new measurement to their sexual fantasies and lives.
By Becky Blalock
From a veteran Fortune 500 government, how ladies can achieve and achieve most sensible management positions
Though ladies carry a majority of the managerial jobs within the crew, they occupy a trifling 14% of C-suite positions at Fortune 500 enterprises. to damage via this obdurate glass ceiling, ladies needs to discover ways to take daring steps whilst career-defining moments come up. in the course of her 33-year profession at Southern corporation, a Fortune 500 application corporation, Becky Blalock rose to turn into CIO in a historically male undefined. Now she bargains her personal hard-won suggestion, in addition to that of 28 best woman executives, to teach all aspiring girls the best way to dare to arrive the top tier of management and C-suite positions.
- Includes suggestion and mentoring classes from best girls enterprise leaders comparable to: Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of the woman Scouts of america; Kat Cole, President of Cinnabon; Carol Tomé, CFO of domestic Depot; Dr. Beverly Tatum, president of Spelman collage, and Jeanette Horan, CIO of IBM, between many others
- Features ordinary, sincere suggestion on gaining self assurance, talking up, discovering mentors, studying to fail, development a community of allies, coping with others, and more
- Written through pioneering company chief Becky Blalock, with a Foreword by way of Anne Mulcahy, former chairperson and CEO of Xerox Corporation
Dare is must-needed advisor for girls all over, at each point, striving to develop the personality, abilities, and relationships that carry better luck within the workplace.
By Michael Connelly
The moment number 1 bestseller from writer Michael Connelly--"the most sensible secret author on the planet" (GQ)--brings again the hero of The Poet in a terrifying new thriller.
Forced out of the Los Angeles Times amid the newest price range cuts, newspaperman Jack McEvoy comes to a decision to head out with a bang, utilizing his ultimate days on the paper to write down the definitive homicide tale of his occupation.
He specializes in Alonzo Winslow, a 16-year-old drug broker in penal complex after confessing to a brutal homicide. yet as he delves into the tale, Jack realizes that Winslow's so-called confession is bogus. the child may possibly truly be innocent.
Jack is quickly operating along with his greatest tale because the Poet made his profession years in the past. he's monitoring a killer who operates thoroughly less than police radar--and with ideal wisdom of any movement opposed to him. together with Jack's.
By Douglas Preston
In Douglas Preston's Blasphemy, the world's largest supercollider, locked in an Arizona mountain, used to be outfitted to bare the secrets and techniques of the very second of construction: the massive Bang itself.
The Torus is the costliest computing device ever created by means of humankind, run by means of the world's strongest supercomputer. it's the brainchild of Nobel Laureate William North Hazelius. Will the Torus disclose the mysteries of the construction of the universe? Or will it, as a few are expecting, suck the earth right into a mini black gap? Or is the Torus a Satanic test, as a strong televangelist decries, to problem God Almighty at the very throne of Heaven?
Twelve scientists less than the management of Hazelius are despatched to the distant mountain to show it on, and what they notice needs to be hidden from the area in any respect charges. Wyman Ford, ex-monk and CIA operative, is tapped to wrest their mystery, a mystery that might both ruin the world…or reserve it.
The countdown begins…
By Annelie Wendeberg
Europe, overdue nineteenth century. Antibiotics have not begun to be invented, and germs take a dying toll that shall we the variety of murders seem negligible. but if a cholera sufferer is located floating in a single of London's ingesting water offers, Dr Anton Kronberg - England's top bacteriologist -- is named upon to enquire. He crosses paths with Sherlock Holmes. The detective instantly discovers Kronberg's mystery - a lady masquerading as a guy which will perform drugs - a legal deed which could land her in legal for future years. the 2 hugely analytical minds impress and annoy one another instantaneously. ultimately, they have to staff as much as get to the bottom of a spiderweb of homicide, espionage, and bioterrorism that spreads throughout continents.
This publication includes greater than sixty ancient photos, drawing, and work, and compiles the 1st 3 books within the Kronberg mystery sequence: The Devil's Grin, the autumn, & the adventure
By J. D. Robb
View our function on J.D. Robb’s Eve Dallas series.
Eve Dallas is one difficult cop. it's going to take greater than a probably traditional middle-aged woman to make her collapse. but if that woman is Trudy Lombard, all bets are off. simply seeing Trudy on the station plunges Eve again to the times whilst she used to be a weak, traumatized younger girl—and trapped in foster care with the twisted lady who now sits smiling in entrance of her.
Trudy claims she got here the entire solution to big apple simply to see how Eve is doing. yet Eve’s fiercely protecting husband, Roarke, suspects otherwise—and a blackmail try by means of Trudy proves his suspicion right. Eve and Roarke simply wish the lady out in their lives. yet another person desires her lifeless. And while her homicide involves go, Eve and Roarke will keep on with a circuitous and unsafe route to discover who became the victimizer right into a victim.
By Lawrence Block
Having secluded himself on an uninhabited island within the Florida Keys, a world-weary former eco-friendly Beret will get a suggestion to thieve a cargo of tactical nuclear guns from the U.S. military. He unearths himself a partner--a expert killer--and jointly the 2 are unstoppable.