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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
?Lean, mean, darkly funny.? ? Boston Globe ?A zingy thriller by the master of hard-boiled suspense.? ? Dallas Morning News ?Elmore Leonard may be the greatest crime novelist in the world,? declares the Seattle Times , and truer words have never been written. Just follow the Grand Master of mystery and suspense to Florida?s Gold Coast and... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 8.99
?My favorite Leonard book?.He writes the way Hammett and Chandler might write today, if they sharpened their senses of ironic humor and grew better ears for dialogue.? ? Dallas Morning News ?The best writer of crime fiction alive.? ? Newsweek Dangerously eccentric characters, razor-sharp black humor, brilliant dialog, and suspense all rolled... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
?The greatest crime writer of our time, perhaps ever!? ? New York Times Book Review When the all-time greats of mystery/noir/crime fiction are mentioned (John D. MacDonald, Dashiell Hammett, James M. Cain, Robert Parker, etc.), Elmore Leonard?s name invariably tops the list. A true Leonard classic, The Big Bounce showcases all of the Grand Master?s... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 7.99
?A little beauty of a story?.A hot, fast read with pungent characters.? ? Los Angeles Times ?A slam-bang, no-bull action thriller?and nobody but nobody writes better dialogue.? ? New York Daily News It?s an established fact: Elmore Leonard is ?the uncontested master of the crime thriller? ( Washington Post ) who ?does crime fiction better than... more...
- Orion 2010; US$ 13.29
The sequel to Chili Palmer's hit movie tanked and now Chili's itching for a comeback. So when a power lunch with record-label executive and former associate Tommy Athens ends in a mob hit, he soon finds himself in an unlikely alliance with organized-crime detective Darryl Holmes and the likely next target of Russian gangsters. But where others see... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2010; US$ 43.95
This updated and expanded new edition emphasizesthe need for law enforcement and emergency service workers to handle critical incidents in a positive manner when encountering people in public crises. The books focus is on the approaches, stratagems, difficult circumstances, and the ability to effectively advance the course of the negotiations... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 40.95
Training Strategies for Crisis and Hostage Negotiations was written for trainers who are tasked with providing role play: scenario-driven training that is challenging, novel, interesting, varied, and motivating. A trainer may play a larger role as leader, expert, teacher, coordinator, planner, facilitator, resource manager/librarian, observer/evaluator,... more...
- Pearson Education 2015; US$ 31.99
?Each item in Slatkin?s Effective Python teaches a self-contained lesson with its own source code. This makes the book random-access: Items are easy to browse and study in whatever order the reader needs. I will be recommending Effective Python to students as an admirably compact source of mainstream advice on a very broad range of topics for... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 32.95
This text focuses on operational theory and practice for negotiators by following a crisis intervention model for crisis negotiations. Its intent is to provide some depth and breadth of understanding for instructors, students, and line negotiators seeking excellence in the professional role of hostage crisis negotiator. The book is written principally... more...