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- Hodder & Stoughton 2014; Not Available
'After forty years, Hammett has a worthy successor' The Times Dave Brandstetter stands alongside Philip Marlowe, Sam Spade and Lew Archer as one of the best fictional PIs in the business. Like them, he was tough, determined, and ruthless when the case demanded it. Unlike them, he was gay. Joseph Hansen's groundbreaking novels follow Brandstetter... more...
- SME 1991; US$ 99.00
This reference continues to be the industry standard for the coal industry. Chapters cover chemical/physical properties and marketing; preliminary design considerations; coal preparation costs; pre-preparation; size reduction; sizing; concentration; dewatering; post preparation/storage and loading; process control; plant waste and environmental considerations;... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 20.00
Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan , and Al Switzler are cofounders of VitalSmarts, an innovator in corporate training and organizational performance. www.vitalsmarts.com more...
- The Floating Press 1907; US$ 3.95
The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale is an example of Conrad's later political writing, which moved away from his earlier, seafaring tales. The spy Mr. Verloc moves through London where he encounters anarchism, terrorism and revolutionary groups. Conrad also deals with the notion of exploitation. The novel's treatment of terrorism caused it to be... more...
- The Floating Press 1917; US$ 3.99
Nostromo is a classic anti-hero, who lives in a fictitious mining village on the coast of a fictitious South American country. Many regard the imagined setting of the novel to be some of Conrad's finest work. The characters in the novel are also more highly-developed than those of his other novels, and were inspired by a group of mental patients... more...
- The Floating Press 1915; US$ 3.99
A young Dutch trader, Kaspar Almayer, marries Captain Lingard's adopted Malay daughter in the hopes of one day inheriting the captain's wealth. He moves to Borneo to run Lingard's trading post there, but while the captain is frittering away his fortune on a hopeless treasure hunt, Almayer's ventures fail, one after the other. In the... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
An Outcast of the Islands is Joseph Conrad's second novel, first published in 1896 and inspired by Conrad's time as mate of the steamer The Vigar. Fleeing from scandal in Singapore, the disreputable Peter Willems hides out in a native village, only to betray his protectors in his lust for the daughter of the chief. The story features Tom Lingard... more...
- The Floating Press 1920; US$ 3.99
Widely regarded as one of the most elegant stylists of English prose, Joseph Conrad set many of his works of fiction on boats and ships at sea. The Rescue is the last in a series of texts in which Conrad fictionalized his own life experiences as a sailor. The novel blends high seas adventure with romance and Conrad's trademark psychological complexity. more...
- The Floating Press 1906; US$ 3.99
Although Joseph Conrad achieved acclaim as one of the masters of English-language fiction, his own life story is as fascinating and engaging as Heart of Darkness or Lord Jim. The volume The Mirror of the Sea is a collection of several autobiographical sketches, remembrances and essays that Conrad originally published in a number of European magazines. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00
Partners in the Los Angeles Police Department, they?re haunted by terrifying dark secrets of the nightwatch?shared predawn drink and sex sessions they call choir practice. Each wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap?each has his horror story, his bad dream, his night shriek. He is afraid of his friends?he is afraid of himself. From the... more...