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- Free Press 2007; US$ 17.00
Author of the New York Times bestselling novel The Dog Stars For the crew of the eco-pirate ship the Farley Mowat, any day saving a whale is a good day to die. In The Whale Warriors , veteran adventure writer Peter Heller takes us on a hair-raising journey with a vigilante crew on their mission to stop illegal Japanese whaling in the stormy,... more...
- Free Press 2010; US$ 16.00
Author of the New York Times bestselling novel The Dog Stars With grit, poetry, and humor, Peter Heller, acclaimed author of The Whale Warriors recounts his remarkable journey of discovery?of surfing, an entirely new challenge; of the ocean?s beauty and power; of the strange surf subculture; of love; and, most of all, of how to seek adventure... more...
- Headline 2012; US$ 10.99
Shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award 2013, Peter Heller's THE DOG STARS is a life-affirming dystopian tale of global disaster, survival, and belief for any reader of Emily St John Mandel's STATION ELEVEN or Cormac McCarthy's THE ROAD 'The Road crossed with a post-apocalyptic romance...[engages] deep emotions to spine-chilling (and suspenseful)... more...
- Bastei Entertainment 2013; US$ 14.30
Die Welt ist untergegangen, aber Hig hat überlebt. Ebenso sein einziger Nachbar, ein menschenfeindlicher Waffennarr mit dem Herz auf dem rechten Fleck, der ihn - brutal, aber verlässlich - beschützt. Hig lebt im Hangar eines verwilderten Flughafens und tuckert mit einer alten Cessna übers Gelände, sein Hund Jaspar ist sein treuer Copilot. Man schlägt... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 15.95
From the bestselling author of The Dog Stars , the true story of an elite kayaking team's heroic conquest of the world?s last great adventure prize: Tibet's Tsangpo River. The Tsangpo Gorge in southeastern Tibet has lured explorers and adventurers since its discovery. Sacred to the Buddhists, the inspiration for Shangri La, the Gorge is as steeped... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2003; US$ 14.00
Aging populations. Weather shocks. Scarce water. Globalization. Security threats. Policymakers today confront a number of developments that threaten to burden public budgets for decades to come, or bankrupt some entirely. This book argues that governments need to make policy changes now to take account of the potential fiscal consequences of these... more...
- International Monetary Fund 1982; US$ 2.50
Many studies on International tax compaisons have been undertaken since the early 1970s. While controversial, such studies have facilitated more subtle comparisons of a country's tax performance than would be afforded by focusing on its simple tax ratio. more...
- International Monetary Fund 2005; US$ 7.50
With new initiatives to provide low income countries with external assistance in support of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), donors and NGOs are seeking to understand whether "fiscal space" can be provided in the context of IMF-supported programs to support these initiatives. This paper defines the concept of fiscal space and its link to fiscal... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2002; US$ 5.00
This paper highlights the macro and microeconomic challenges associated with success of the effort to mobilize 0.7 percent of GNP for official development assistance (ODA). To promote achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, enhanced ODA must be as productive as possible. In weighing the distribution of enhanced ODA among countries, the paper... more...