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H Is For Hawk

Author : Helen Macdonald
ISBN : 9780143194682
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 43. 66 MB
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Destined to be a classic of nature writing, the story of how one woman trained a goshawk. As a child Helen Macdonald was determined to become a falconer. She learned the arcane terminology and read all the classic books, including T. H. White’s tortured masterpiece, The Goshawk, which describes White’s struggle to train a hawk as a spiritual contest. When her father dies and she is knocked sideways by grief, she becomes obsessed with the idea of training her own goshawk. She buys Mabel for £800 on a Scottish quayside and takes her home to Cambridge. Then she fills the freezer with hawk food and unplugs the phone, ready to embark on the long, strange business of trying to train this wildest of animals. H is for Hawk is a record of a spiritual journey—an unflinchingly honest account of Macdonald’s struggle with grief during the difficult process of the hawk’s taming and her own untaming. At the same time, it’s a kaleidoscopic biography of the brilliant and troubled novelist T. H. White, best known for The Once and Future King. It’s a book about memory, nature and nation, and how it might be possible to try to reconcile death with life and love. As John Vaillant’s The Tiger depicted the dangerous collision of people and nature, H is for Hawk evokes our deepest longings for something wild. With stunning language that that resonates long after the book’s conclusion, H is for Hawk is destined to be a classic of nature writing.

Planning And Implementing Resource Discovery Tools In Academic Libraries

Author : Popp, Mary Pagliero
ISBN : 9781466618220
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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"This book addresses the many new resource discovery tools and products in existence as well as their potential uses and applications"--Provided by publisher.

Automotive Antenna Design And Applications

Author : Victor Rabinovich
ISBN : 9781351834254
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 66. 96 MB
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The steady evolution of wireless communication technologies continues to pave the way for the implementation of innovative services and devices in modern vehicles. These include analog and digital audio broadcasting radio, satellite radio, GPS, cell phones, and short range communication devices. Such applications require the use multiple antennas operating in different frequency ranges. Automotive Antenna Design and Applications thoroughly examines traditional and new advanced automotive antennas, including the principles, designs, and techniques used to reduce antenna dimensions without significant degradation of communication quality. The contents of this book are based on cutting-edge data collected from numerous technical papers, patents, and patent applications. It presents an overview of many commercially available automotive antennas and covers features that have become standard in automotive applications, such as printed-on car glass antennas, reduced-size helical antennas, multiband compact, printed-on dielectric and patch designs in a single package. Includes simulation examples of antenna parameters that significantly speed up the design process using software packages such as FEKO, NEC, IE3D, and Genesys Highlighting the practical aspects of antenna design, the authors present passive and active designs and describe the entire design process, including antenna simulation, prototype sample fabrication, and laboratory test measurements. The book also covers the production adjustments that can result from the demands of the real car environment. The presentation of numerous examples of passive and active automotive antennas greatly enhances this reference’s value to professionals, students, and anyone else working in the ever-evolving field of antenna design and application.

Legal Tech Smart Contracts And Blockchain

Author : Marcelo Corrales
ISBN : 9789811360862
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Attrition In The Pharmaceutical Industry

Author : Alexander Alex
ISBN : 9781118914342
Genre : Medical
File Size : 75. 68 MB
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With a focus on case studies of R&D programs in a variety of disease areas, the book highlights fundamental productivity issues the pharmaceutical industry has been facing and explores potential ways of improving research effectiveness and efficiency. • Takes a comprehensive and holistic approach to the problems and potential solutions to drug compound attrition • Tackles a problem that adds billions of dollars to drug development programs and health care costs • Guides discovery and development scientists through R&D stages, teaching requirements and reasons why drugs can fail • Discusses potential ways forward utilizing new approaches and opportunities to reduce attrition

Operation Just Cause

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Albany City Directory

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ISBN : UIUC:30112106514943
Genre : Albany (N.Y.)
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Program Elimination Commission

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ISBN : IOWA:31858044072225
Genre : Iowa
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Russia The Asymmetric Threat To The United States

Author : John Wood
ISBN : UOM:39015084101750
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Exploring themes critical to understanding the current world order, this book lays bare the reality of the new Russia that emerged under Vladimir Putin.

Chronic Disease Management An Issue Of Primary Care Clinics In Office Practice E Book

Author : Brooke Salzman
ISBN : 9781455744336
Genre : Medical
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This issue covers topics central to the management of the patient with a chronic disease by taking a comprehenisve look at: Successful/Innovative Models in Chronic Disease Management, The Patient-Centered Medical Home, Self-Management Education and Support, Major Pharmacologic Issues in Chronic Disease Management, Health Information Technology, Community-Based Partnerships for Improving Chronic Disease Management, and Effective Strategies for Behavioral Change, Diabetes Management, CHF Management, Asthma Management, and Depression Management.

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