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Boom
  • Author : Michael Shnayerson
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9781610398411
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Art
  • The meteoric rise of the largest unregulated financial market in the world-for contemporary art-is driven by a few passionate, guileful, and very hard-nosed dealers. They can make and break careers and fortunes. The contemporary art market is an international juggernaut, throwing off multimillion-dollar deals as wealthy buyers move from fair to fair, auction to auction, party to glittering party. But none of it would happen without the dealers-the tastemakers who back emerging artists and steer them to success, often to see them picked off by a rival. Dealers operate within a private world of handshake agreements, negotiating for the highest commissions. Michael Shnayerson, a longtime contributing editor to Vanity Fair, writes the first ever definitive history of their activities. He has spoken to all of today's so-called mega dealers-Larry Gagosian, David Zwirner, Arne and Marc Glimcher, and Iwan Wirth-along with dozens of other dealers-from Irving Blum to Gavin Brown-who worked with the greatest artists of their times: Jackson Pollock, Andy Warhol, Cy Twombly, and more. This kaleidoscopic history begins in the mid-1940s in genteel poverty with a scattering of galleries in midtown Manhattan, takes us through the ramshackle 1950s studios of Coenties Slip, the hipster locations in SoHo and Chelsea, London's Bond Street, and across the terraces of Art Basel until today. Now, dealers and auctioneers are seeking the first billion-dollar painting. It hasn't happened yet, but they are confident they can push the price there soon.

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    Boom!
  • Author : Mark Haddon
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN : 9781782953234
  • Reader Reviews : 21
  • Genre : Adventure stories
  • Boom! Is a roller-coaster read with spaceships, spies and mortal danger! Jim and his best friend Charlie weren't looking for adventure, when they decided to bug the staffroom . . . But then they overhear their teachers speaking in a secret language and it's too late to turn back. And now they have to explain to the police, the headmistress and their parents where they've been for a whole week - without mentioning the aliens.

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    Boom, Bust, Exodus
  • Author : Chad Broughton
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Pages : 425
  • ISBN : 9780190608866
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • In 2002, the town of Galesburg, a slowly declining Rustbelt city of 33,000 in western Illinois, learned that it would soon lose its largest factory, a Maytag refrigerator plant that had anchored Galesburg's social and economic life for decades. Workers at the plant earned $15.14 an hour, hadgood insurance, and were assured a solid retirement. In 2004, the plant was relocated to Reynosa, Mexico, where workers sometimes spent 13-hour days assembling refrigerators for $1.10 an hour.In Boom, Bust, Exodus, Chad Broughton offers a ground-level look at the rapid transition to a globalized economy, from the perspective of those whose lives it has most deeply affected. We live in a commoditized world, increasingly divorced from the origins of the goods we consume; it is easy toignore who is manufacturing our smart phones and hybrid cars; and where they come from no longer seems to matter. And yet, Broughton shows, the who and where matter deeply, and in this book he puts human faces to the relentless cycle of global manufacturing.It is a tale of two cities. In Galesburg, where parts of the empty Maytag factory still stand, a hollowed out version of the American dream, the economy is a shadow of what it once was. Reynosa, in contrast, has become one of the exploding post-NAFTA "second-tier cities" of the developing world,thanks to the influx of foreign-owned, export-oriented maquiladoras - an industrial promised land throbbing with the energy of commerce, legal and illegal. And yet even these distinctions, Broughton shows, cannot be finely drawn: families in Reynosa also struggle to get by, and the city is beset byviolence and a ruthless drug war. Those left behind in the post-Industrial decline of Galesburg, meanwhile, do not see themselves as helpless victims: they have gone back to school, pursued new careers, and learned to adapt and even thrive.In an era of growing inequality and a downsized middle class, Boom, Bust, Exodus gives us the voices of those who have borne the heaviest burdens of the economic upheavals of the past three decades. A deeply personal work grounded in solid scholarship, this important, immersive, and affecting bookbrings home the price and the cost of globalization.

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    Dig, Scoop, Ka-boom!
  • Author : Joan Holub
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 26
  • ISBN : 9780375869105
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • A construction site crew is busy at work in this rhyming Step 1 early reader. As the work continues, readers are in for a surprise--the "crew" is actually a group of young friends engaged in a fun day of dramatic play. Two sheets of vehicle-themed stickers are included. It's a natural for young readers who love to build and are fans of vehicles that dig, scoop, and sometimes go ka-boom! Step 1 readers have big type and easy words, rhyme and rhythm, and picture clues, for children who know the alphabet and are ready to read.

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    Boom Book
  • Author : Amy Scott Grant,Amy Scott Grant Mba
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 116
  • ISBN : 099744665X
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  • Genre : Books
  • Are you ready to lay the foundation for your best year yet? Ready to clarify your vision and crystallize your intention? Are you ready to create a powerful strategic plan to roll out a truly transformational twelve months? Are you ready to start this day with passion, purpose, and focus? Then buckle up because this simple workbook has the capacity to rock your socks as you consciously create a powerhouse year! The Boom Book is a personal almanac for your year. Of course, you already know an almanac is an annual calendar that includes pertinent information for the year. For example, a farmer's almanac includes tide tables, key dates for the growing season, moon tables, etc. But this workbook is your personal almanac, featuring the intentions, the vision, the clarity, and the actions you require to create the year that you really want. The Boom process will help you to gain clarity around your desires and your needs, and then map them into a format that will expedite and facilitate manifestation of those desires in the next twelve months. The beauty of this approach is that you can start any time-no need to wait for a Monday, or the first of the month, or January, or any of those silly things we all do. You can start today and work through this almanac at your own pace, and best of all, you will do this just once for an entire year. Once you complete this workbook, your vision will be clear, your action steps will be set, and all that's left is for you to simply move as you are guided. I know that once you see the results you've created, you'll want to repeat this process year after year.

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  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781631064623
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  • Genre : Books
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    Bloom Boom!
  • Author : April Pulley Sayre
  • Publisher : Beach Lane Books
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 1481494724
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  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Discover the magic—and the science—behind spring flower blooms with this companion to the celebrated Raindrops Roll, Best in Snow, and Full of Fall. When spring arrives, flowers of all kinds sprout and grow buds and bloom. Sometimes, they bloom a few at a time. But other times, many will bloom at once in a colorful flower boom! This photographic exploration of flowers goes from the desert to the woodlands and beyond, celebrating their beautiful variety and the science behind these colorful displays.

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    Legions of Boom
  • Author : Oliver Wang
  • Publisher : Duke University Press Books
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN : 0822358905
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  • Genre : Music
  • Armed with speakers, turntables, light systems, and records, Filipino American mobile DJ crews, such as Ultimate Creations, Spintronix, and Images, Inc., rocked dance floors throughout the San Francisco Bay Area from the late 1970s through the mid-1990s. In Legions of Boom noted music and pop culture writer and scholar Oliver Wang chronicles this remarkable scene that eventually became the cradle for turntablism. These crews, which were instrumental in helping to create and unify the Bay Area's Filipino American community, gave young men opportunities to assert their masculinity and gain social status. While crews regularly spun records for school dances, weddings, birthdays, or garage parties, the scene's centerpieces were showcases—or multi-crew performances—which drew crowds of hundreds, or even thousands. By the mid-1990s the scene was in decline, as single DJs became popular, recruitment to crews fell off, and aspiring scratch DJs branched off into their own scene. As the training ground for a generation of DJs, including DJ Q-Bert, Shortkut, and Mix Master Mike, the mobile scene left an indelible mark on its community that eventually grew to have a global impact.

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    Latino Boom
  • Author : John S. Christie
  • Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
  • Pages : 664
  • ISBN : UTEXAS:059173019302451
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  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Collects essays, poetry, drama, and fiction written by Hispanic American authors and arranged by theme, discusses literary movements and trends, and includes a timeline of Latino historical and cultural events occurring from 1492 to 2005.

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    Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
  • Author : Bill Martin,John Archambault
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 36
  • ISBN : 141699999X
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • In a rhythmic alphabet chant, all the letters race one another up the coconut tree. On board pages.

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    Boom
  • Author : Michael Shnayerson
  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN : 1610398408
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  • Genre : Art
  • A behind-the-scenes look at the egomaniacs, geniuses, and canny promoters who shaped the world of modern art and created the largest unregulated financial market in the world. Before Damien Hirst stuffed a shark, before Basquiat picked up a spray can, before Andy Warhol started The Factory, a pile of unwanted Jackson Pollocks changed everything. From them emerged the first major modern art dealer. It was 1947, and the art world would never be the same. From the early days on 57th Street, to the rise of SoHo in the 60s, to the emergence of Chelsea as the hotbed of art galleries, we see the meteoric rise and the devastating falls of the most renowned dealers: Larry Gagosian, David Zwirner, Arne Glimcher, and Iwan Wirth. With unparalleled access, the longtime Vanity Fair reporter tells us the story of contemporary art through the people who coddled, supported, and funded the likes of Jeff Koons, and Cy Twombly. It's a story of backstabbing, betrayals, fruitful partnerships, genius, and ever larger sums of money. The world of contemporary art is inextricable from the wild wealth and naked financial opportunism that surrounds it.

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    The Good Son
  • Author : Mark Kriegel
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 337
  • ISBN : 9780743286367
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • The FOXSports columnist and author of Pistol presents the story of the 1980s champion fighter, describing how he fulfilled a promise to his war-injured father and rose to the status of a national hero before a fateful match against a doomed Korean challenger that ruined his image and ended his career.

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    ¡Boom!
  • Author : Mo Yan
  • Publisher : Kailas Editorial
  • Pages : 520
  • ISBN : 9788489624993
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • El Premio Nobel más merecido de los últimos años, según José María Guelbenzu en El País, regresa a las librerías españolas con una incendiaria obra: ¡Boom! En esta novela, Mo Yan y su “realismo alucinatorio”, como lo calificó la Academia sueca, destrozan los excesivos anhelos y ambiciones capitalistas que han invadido su país, y que los han convertido en lo que son ahora, materia altamente susceptible de una crítica feroz por parte del autor. La obsesión por consumir y comercializar carne sin control y sin escrúpulo acompañan el ascenso social de Luo Xiatong y del jerifalte del pueblo, Lao Lan. En ¡Boom! la carne es símbolo de la transformación, por no decir de la traición, de la sociedad china que evoluciona hacia un capitalismo salvaje basado exclusivamente en el dinero.

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    Boom!
  • Author : Tom Brokaw
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Pages : 677
  • ISBN : 9780812975116
  • Reader Reviews : 15
  • Genre : History
  • In Boom!, Tom Brokaw, one of America’s premier journalists and the acclaimed author of The Greatest Generation, gives us an epic portrait of another defining era in America: the tumultuous Sixties. The voices and stories of both famous people and ordinary citizens come together in this “virtual reunion” as Brokaw takes us on a memorable journey through a remarkable time, exploring how individuals and the national mood were affected by a controversial era and showing how the aftershocks of the Sixties continue to resound in our lives today. In the reflections of a generation, Brokaw also discovers lessons that might guide us in the years ahead. Race, politics, war, feminism, popular culture, and music are all delved into here. Brokaw explores how members of this generation have gone on to bring activism and a Sixties mindset into individual entrepreneurship , as we hear stories of how this formative decade has shaped our perspectives on business, the environment, politics, family, and our national existence. Remarkable in its insights, wonderfully written and reported, this revealing book lets us join in these frank conversations about America then, now, and tomorrow. Praise for Boom! “Tom Brokaw does an excellent job of capturing an exciting, controversial period in American history and Boom! is a worthy addition to his growing canon.”–New York Post “[Tom Brokaw] approaches this magnum opus with warmth, curiosity and conviction, the same attributes that worked so well for his Greatest Generation.” –The New York Times “[A] verbal scrapbook of the Sixties . . . [Boom! shows] that the era’s core issues–racism, women’s rights, a nation-dividing war–remain central today, and that the values boomers championed haven’t yet gone bust.” –People (four stars) “Packed with memorable people, places, events . . . A ‘virtual reunion’ of 1960s folks telling what they did back then, where they’ve been since and how they assess that tumultuous decade.” –Chicago Tribune “Genuinely fascinating recollections . . . plenty of memorable anecdotes.” –The Wall Street Journal

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    The Boom
  • Author : Russell Gold
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9781451692280
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • A Pulitzer Prize finalist presents an unstinting exploration of today's controversial fracking technologies to consider the arguments of its supporters and detractors, profiling key contributors while explaining how the practice is changing the way energy is used.

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    Lowering the Boom
  • Author : Jay Beck,Tony Grajeda
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN : 9780252075322
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  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Amplifying the importance of sound in cinema

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    Hilo Book 3: The Great Big Boom
  • Author : Judd Winick
  • Publisher : Random House Graphic
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN : 9780385386203
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • "An action-packed page turner with heart!"—Dav Pilkey, author of DOG MAN Take off on an action packed adventure with HILO Book 3! Dog Man meets Big Nate in this hilarious New York Times bestselling graphic novel series that kids love! Aah!!!! Everyone's favorite space boy is BACK! Hilo may look like an ordinary kid, but he’s DEFINITELY not! When we last saw Hilo, DJ, and Gina, Gina had been sucked into a mysterious portal! But friends don’t let friends disappear into NOWHERE! It’s up to D.J. and Hilo to follow her. Will there be danger? YES! Will there be amazing surprises? OF COURSE! Will Gina end up being the one to save them? DEFINITELY! The trio will have to battle bad guys and face disgusting food, an angry mom, powerful magic, and more! Will they survive . . . and make it back to Earth before the portal closes again?! Here's what people (and robots!) are saying about Hilo! “More giant robotic ants and people going 'Aaaah!' than in the complete works of Jane Austen”—Neil Gaiman, bestselling author “Every kid would love a pal like HILO, and every kid will love this book!” —Lincoln Peirce, bestselling author of the Big Nate series "A perfect book for any kid who ever needed a friend and then had one with superpowers fall from space.” —Seth Meyers, actor, comedian and writer "A story that can be enjoyed by the entire family."—The New York Times "A Total BLAST." —Miami Herald * "A wholeheartedly weird and wonderful tale of friendship, acceptance, and robots."—Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review * "A must-have."—School Library Journal, Starred Review

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    The Oboe Goes Boom Boom Boom
  • Author : Colleen Af Venable
  • Publisher : Greenwillow Books
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 0062494376
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • "The band is assembled and the band director is ready to tell you all about the instruments, but an enthusiastic little drummer girl keeps interrupting"--

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    Left of Boom
  • Author : Phillip Wilson
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 462
  • ISBN : 0963855425
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  • Genre : Books
  • Do you spend your days fighting one employee relations fire after another? It may seem like job security, but it is stressful and unproductive. The U.S. Army discovered in Afghanistan and Iraq that jumping from one fire to the next isn't just unproductive, it costs lives. Instead of reacting to "boom" events the Army learned that proactively working "Left of Boom" prevented tragedies and saved lives. This book provides a practical "how-to" guide to implement these important lessons in your company. The results will astound you.

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    The Boom and the Bubble
  • Author : Robert Brenner
  • Publisher : Verso
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN : 1859844839
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Brenner demonstrates that the new economy was always a fragile phenomenon.

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    Boom and Bust
  • Author : Thomas Schatz
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Pages : 596
  • ISBN : 0520221303
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • On the history of motion pictures

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    Boom!
  • Author : Tom Brokaw
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 688
  • ISBN : 9781588366474
  • Reader Reviews : 18
  • Genre : History
  • In The Greatest Generation, his landmark bestseller, Tom Brokaw eloquently evoked for America what it meant to come of age during the Great Depression and the Second World War. Now, in Boom!, one of America’s premier journalists gives us an epic portrait of another defining era in America as he brings to life the tumultuous Sixties, a fault line in American history. The voices and stories of both famous people and ordinary citizens come together as Brokaw takes us on a memorable journey through a remarkable time, exploring how individual lives and the national mindset were affected by a controversial era and showing how the aftershocks of the Sixties continue to resound in our lives today. In the reflections of a generation, Brokaw also discovers lessons that might guide us in the years ahead. Boom! One minute it was Ike and the man in the grey flannel suit, and the next minute it was time to “turn on, tune in, drop out.” While Americans were walking on the moon, Americans were dying in Vietnam. Nothing was beyond question, and there were far fewer answers than before. Published as the fortieth anniversary of 1968 approaches, Boom! gives us what Brokaw sees as a virtual reunion of some members of “the class of ’68,” offering wise and moving reflections and frank personal remembrances about people’s lives during a time of high ideals and profound social, political, and individual change. What were the gains, what were the losses? Who were the winners, who were the losers? As they look back decades later, what do members of the Sixties generation think really mattered in that tumultuous time, and what will have meaning going forward? Race, war, politics, feminism, popular culture, and music are all explored here, and we learn from a wide range of people about their lives. Tom Brokaw explores how members of this generation have gone on to bring activism and a Sixties mindset into individual entrepreneurship today. We hear stories of how this formative decade has led to a recalibrated perspective–on business, the environment, politics, family, our national existence. Remarkable in its insights, profoundly moving, wonderfully written and reported, this revealing portrait of a generation and of an era, and of the impact of the 1960s on our lives today, lets us be present at this reunion ourselves, and join in these frank conversations about America then, now, and tomorrow.

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    The China Boom
  • Author : Ho-Fung Hung
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN : 023116419X
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Ho-fung Hung details the competing interests and economic realities that temper the dream of Chinese supremacy. Hung focuses on four common misconceptions: that China could undermine orthodoxy by offering an alternative model of growth; that China is radically altering power relations between the East and the West; that China is capable of diminishing the global power of the United States; and that the Chinese economy would restore the world's wealth after the 2008 financial crisis. His work reveals how much China depends on the existing order and how the interests of the Chinese elites maintain these ties.

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    Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
  • Author : Bill Martin,John Archambault,Ray Charles
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 9781416927181
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • In a rhythmic alphabet chant, all the letters race one another up the coconut tree.

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    The Watchmaker's Daughter
  • Author : Jean Watson
  • Publisher : Christian Focus
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 185792116X
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  • Genre : Religion
  • Corrie ten Boom's story is about how God's love and forgiveness can exist even in a Nazi concentration camp.

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    Coffee Boom, Government Expenditure, and Agricultural Prices
  • Author : Jorge García García,Gabriel Montes Llamas
  • Publisher : Intl Food Policy Res Inst
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 0896290697
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • The role of agriculture in the Colombian economy and main economic development, 1967-83; Model and empirical evidence; Supply response in Colombian agriculture; Income distribution and real wages in agriculture.

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    Boom for Whom?
  • Author : Stephen Samuel Smith
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN : 9780791459850
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  • Genre : Political Science
  • Explores political and educational aspects of Charlotte's nationally praised school desegregation efforts.

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    The Housing Boom and Bust
  • Author : Thomas Sowell
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9780786747559
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Scary headlines and scarier statistics tell the story of a financial crisis on a scale not seen in decades—certainly not within the lifetime of most Americans. Moreover, this is a worldwide financial crisis. Financial institutions on both sides of the Atlantic have either collapsed or have been saved from collapse by government bailouts, as a result of buying securities based on American housing values that eroded or evaporated. Now completely revised in paperback, The Housing Boom and Bust is designed to unravel the tangled threads of that story. It also attempts to determine whether what is being done to deal with the problem is more likely to make things better or worse.

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    Boom, Bust, Boom
  • Author : Bill Carter
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781439136584
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • A sweeping account of civilization's dependence on copper traces the industry's history, culture and economics while exploring such topics as the dangers posed to communities living near mines, its ubiquitous use in electronics and the activities of the London Metal Exchange. By the author of Fools Rush In. 30,000 first printing.

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    The Five Silent Years of Corrie Ten Boom
  • Author : Pamela Rosewell Moore
  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Pages : 196
  • ISBN : 0310611210
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • The author, an Englishwoman who took care of Corrie ten Boom during the last five years of her life, describes how the elderly Dutch evangelist tried to continue her ministry

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    When Baby Boom Women Retire
  • Author : Nancy Dailey
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN : 0275970973
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Fewer than 20% of Baby Boom women will experience a secure retirement. Marriage, education, occupation, home ownership--these variables predict their future. Possession of all four indicates retirement security, and absence of any increases risk of old-age poverty. This riveting sociological study also examines the social relations and structures that will determine the retirement experience, options, and decisions for more than 40 million Baby Boom women. These women's material base and social status are examined through the use of empirical data, and the key predictors of their retirement are identified. The massive entry of Baby Boom women into the labor force increases the importance of retirement planning for working women. It comes at a time when existing research models and data are outdated and inadequate to effectively predict their future retirement experience. Over the past 30 years, American men and their spouses have benefited from the linear, undifferentiated model of the traditional male retirement. For the Baby Boom generation, however, the nature of work has changed significantly. The current retirement model may not serve Baby Boom men as well as in the past, let alone Baby Boom women. In contrast, this book offers a new, dynamic model that considers the social and work structures influencing women's lives and that accurately reflects the predictors and parameters of Baby Boom women's retirement.

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    Boom, Boom, Ain't It Great to Be Crazy
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Pages : 25
  • ISBN : 9781632903778
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  • Genre : Animals
  • Enjoy silly animal antics in this familiar song.

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    Forces Generated in Ice Boom Structures
  • Author : Roscoe E. Perham
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 36
  • ISBN : WISC:89081477598
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  • Genre : Ice breaking operations
  • Two ice booms in the international section of the St. Lawrence Seaway, near Ogdensburg, New York, were instrumented for measuring ice forces in the winter of 1972-73. These ice booms are among several installed annually by the United States and Canada primarily to prevent ice jams from forming and severely restricting water flows. As presently used, they act as barriers to the navigation of ships. Measurements were initiated at a shore anchor site. The system used for these measurements consisted of a commercial tension cell, located in a new line spliced to the anchor rope, which provided electrical signals to a strip chart recorder that operated continuously. A second system consisted primarily of two special tension cells, an armored signal cable, a direct conversion electric generator, and a recorder. This system was used to measure two concurrent forces at a midstream location where high loads were expected. (Modified author abstract).

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    Boom Configuration Tests for Calm-water, Medium-current Oil Spill Diversion
  • Author : Michael K. Breslin
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 52
  • ISBN : UCR:31210012670061
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  • Genre : Oil spill booms
  • Read and download full book Boom Configuration Tests for Calm-water, Medium-current Oil Spill Diversion

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    Sonic Boom #11
  • Author : Sam Sandak Freiberger
  • Publisher : Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
  • Pages : 27
  • ISBN : 9781681837291
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Follow up after the “WORLDS UNITE” crossover with a BOOM in this EXPLOSIVE eleventh issue! “Eggman Gets a Gorilla”: When Dr. Eggman’s regular robotic enforcers just can’t cut the mustard, he hires some additional help! (Because, seriously, how hard is it to cut mustard?) Introducing the mighty, Kyle the Gorilla! Is he really the next APE wonder of the world? Or will Sonic get yet another reason to point and laugh? You’ll be pointing and laughing too-but in a good way! Featuring cover art by rising star Diana Skelly!

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    A Rapidly Deployable Oil Containment Boom for Emergency Harbor Use
  • Author : John Cunningham
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 44
  • ISBN : IND:30000090332812
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  • Genre : Oil pollution of rivers, harbors, etc
  • Read and download full book A Rapidly Deployable Oil Containment Boom for Emergency Harbor Use

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    Boom and Bust
  • Author : William Quinn,John D. Turner
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781108369350
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Why do stock and housing markets sometimes experience amazing booms followed by massive busts and why is this happening more and more frequently? In order to answer these questions, William Quinn and John D. Turner take us on a riveting ride through the history of financial bubbles, visiting, among other places, Paris and London in 1720, Latin America in the 1820s, Melbourne in the 1880s, New York in the 1920s, Tokyo in the 1980s, Silicon Valley in the 1990s and Shanghai in the 2000s. As they do so, they help us understand why bubbles happen, and why some have catastrophic economic, social and political consequences whilst others have actually benefited society. They reveal that bubbles start when investors and speculators react to new technology or political initiatives, showing that our ability to predict future bubbles will ultimately come down to being able to predict these sparks.

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    The Clinton Economic Boom
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Xulon Press
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781612159492
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  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book The Clinton Economic Boom

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    REO Boom
  • Author : Aram Shah,Tim Shah
  • Publisher : BenBella Books, Inc.
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN : 9781936661572
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
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  • Author : United States. Department of Transportation. Library Services Division
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 52
  • ISBN : UOM:39015023130308
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