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- Pearson Education 2002; US$ 47.99
Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Notification Services covers the basic problems of notification applications, describes the SQL Notification Services platform and describes how to use it to build rich, scalable notification applications. Written by Shyam Pather , á the Technical Lead for the SQL Notification Services Team, this book is based on his... more...
- Random House 2008; US$ 12.68
In the world of his large family, affluent Tamils living in Colombo, Arjie is an oddity, a 'funny boy' who prefers dressing as a girl to playing cricket with his brother. In FUNNY BOY we follow the life of the family through Arjie's eyes, as he comes to terms both with his own homo-sexuality and with the racism of the society in which he lives. In... more...
- Transworld 2011; US$ 9.86
Selvadurai has captured horrifyingly well the airlessness of a society in which only a few are truly able to breathe, and deeply' Mary Loudon, The Times In Shyam Selvadurai's masterful second novel, set in repressive and complex 1920s Ceylon, the Cinnamon Gardens is a residential enclave of wealthy Ceylonese. Among them is Annalukshmi, an independent... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2013; US$ 22.00
In Buddhist myth, the dead may be reborn as "hungry ghosts"?spirits with stomach so large they can never be full?if they have desired too much during their lives. It is the duty of the living relatives to free those doomed to this fate by doing kind deeds and creating good karma. In Shyam Selvadurai?s sweeping new novel, his first in more than a decade,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 18.68
A contemporary interpretation of the foundational text for the practice of yoga.Pata˝jali?s Yoga Sutra (second century CE) is the basic text of one of the nine canonical schools of Indian philosophy. In it the legendary author lays down the blueprint for success in yoga; now practised the world over. Pata˝jali draws upon many ideas of his time; and... more...
- Tundra 2012; US$ 12.95
Nominated for the Governor General's Literary Awards 2005, (Children's Literature, Text) The setting is Sri Lanka, 1980, and it is the season of monsoons. Fourteen-year-old Amrith is caught up in the life of the cheerful, well-to-do household in which he is being raised by his vibrant Auntie Bundle and kindly Uncle Lucky. He tries not to think... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 11.24
An evocative coming-of-age novel about growing up gay in Sri Lanka during the Tamil-Sinhalese conflict?one of the country?s most turbulent and deadly periods. Arjie is ?funny.? The second son of a privileged family in Sri Lanka, he prefers staging make-believe wedding pageants with his female cousins to battling balls with the other boys. When his... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 179.00
This book describes non-destructive methods for testing food quality. Coverage includes the basics of the techniques, practical applications for evaluation of quality attributes of food and some recent works reported in the literature. more...
- Packt Publishing 2011; US$ 32.99
Over 70 practical recipes for administering a high-performance SQL Server 2008 R2 system with this book and eBook more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Most of the subject matter of this book has previously been available only in the form of research papers and review articles. I have not attempted to refer to all the published papers. The reader may find it advantageous to refer to the references listed. more...