Author: James Meek

Publisher: Canongate Books

ISBN: 9781847670298

Category: Bildungsromans

Page: 344

View: 6107

Sounds like easy money: collecting an antique for a rich stranger. Alan Allen, freshly unemployed, short of cash, and caught up in a bizarre case of mistaken identity, is about to find out otherwise. But not before being swept on a European wild-goose chase in this refreshing, surreal and gloriously funny novel.

Drive Time

A Charlotte McNally Novel

Author: Hank Phillippi Ryan

Publisher: Forge Books

ISBN: 0765385074

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 2818

Drive Time: the Agatha and Anthony nominee from bestselling author Hank Phillippi Ryan, now back in print! Investigative reporter Charlotte McNally is an expert at keeping things confidential, but suddenly everyone has a secret--and it turns out it is possible to know too much. Her latest scoop--an expose of a counterfeit car scam, complete with stakeouts, high-speed chases and hidden-camera footage--is ratings gold. But soon that leads her to a brand-new and diabolical scheme. Charlie's personal and professional lives are on a collision course, too. Her fiance is privy to information about threats at an elite private school that have turned deadly. Charlie had never counted on happy endings. But now, just as she's finally starting to believe in second changes, she realizes revenge, extortion and murder may leave her alone again--or even dead... At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


Finding a Way Home

Author: Anthony Ziegler

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595300774

Category: Fiction

Page: 196

View: 6943

It's the light in our bedroom that answers the question. It's not whether she's awake that matters really. It's whether the light is on. If the light is off she chose to turn it off. If it's on she intended to see me. That's all that I'm concerned with. When I pull in our driveway and the light is on I know. She's folding clothes, reading her book, taking a shower, brushing her hair into pony tails, or has fallen asleep waiting. I know she intended to wait up. The knowing is all that matters. Change is good, or so they say. "They" being everyone but me that is. Everyone who isn't going through a change or has been through one in the past. Not those of us who are facing the uncertainty of change in the present. None of us would agree. The fear of what could happen when the road turns keeps us set on our path. We are familiar with our surroundings and there is little reason to venture very far away from what we know. I have no choice in the matter. My life is changing and I'm going along for the ride.

Drive-time Message Kit

Author: Smith Management

Publisher: Navpress Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781600063947

Category: Bibles

Page: N.A

View: 485

Homework Sucks!

A Drivetime Book of Really Useful Information

Author: Simon Mayo

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446497062

Category: Humor

Page: 240

View: 8405

Can a crocodile spit? What does the Queen have for dinner? How do you measure a rainbow? Why is q always followed by u? Originally open for children to phone in with their homework issues, these days the ‘Homework Sucks’ segment of Simon Mayo’s award-winning Drivetime show invites listeners of all ages to send in questions they've always wanted to ask. Because the chances are a member of the very clever Radio 2 audience will have an answer. So now all you need to do is learn the contents of this book by heart. We apologize if, in the process, you become: a) smarter b) more interesting c) better at pub quizzes d) all of the above Got a question? Got a better answer? Join in! #homeworksucks


Literary Excursions in Automotive Consciousness

Author: Lynne Pearce

Publisher: EUP

ISBN: 9781474431460


Page: 256

View: 1664

What sorts of things do we think about when we're driving - or being driven? Drivetime seeks to answer this question by drawing upon a rich archive of British and American texts from 'the motoring century' (1900-2000), paying particular attention to the way in which the practice of driving shapes and structures our thinking.

Drive Time

Watches Inspired by Automobiles, Motorcycles, and Racing

Author: Aaron Sigmond

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 9780847862290


Page: 272

View: 5902

A century of automotive-inspired watches. This lavish volume is a fascinating exploration of the interplay between two kinds of beautifully made machines. A detailed look at the development and history of timepieces influenced by automotive design, made in direct partnership with automotive firms or historically important presences in the world of motorsports. A comprehensive index features more than ninety automobile-inspired watches of the early and mid-twentieth century, such as the Rolex Daytona and TAG Heuer Carrera and Monaco, up through current timepieces such as those found in the Chopard Mille Miglia, Breitling by Bentley, Porsche Design, Hublot Ferrari, Jaeger-LeCoultre Aston Martin, and IWC Mercedes-Benz AMG collections. Informative, insightful, and entertaining, Drive Time is an invaluable reference for the mechanical connoisseur.

Pervasive Computing

9th International Conference, Pervasive 2011, San Francisco, USA, June 12-15, 2011. Proceedings

Author: Kent Lyons,Jeffrey Hightower,Elaine M. Huang

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642217265

Category: Computers

Page: 370

View: 8486

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Pervasive Computing, Pervasive 2011, held in San Francisco, USA, in June 2011. The 19 revised full papers and three short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 93 submissions. The contributions are grouped into the following topical sections: practices with smartphones; sensing at home, sensing at work; predicting the future; location sensing; augmenting mobile phone use; pervasive computing in the public arena; public displays; hands on with sensing; sensing on the body.

Drive Time

Author: Petrina Aubol

Publisher: Sterling House Pub

ISBN: 9781563151910

Category: Fiction

Page: 181

View: 8560

Marissa Palmer decides to purchase a small radio station in file backwoods of Maryland. Expecting to find serenity in the quiet little backwater town, she is shocked to discover that country life is anything but relaxing.

Retail Geography and Intelligent Network Planning

Author: Mark Birkin,Graham Clarke,Martin P. Clarke

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471497615

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 284

View: 6703

This text demonstrates the importance of geographical thinking in a wide variety of business situations. It illustrates the importance of modern location research.

Causal Inference in Statistics

A Primer

Author: Judea Pearl,Madelyn Glymour,Nicholas P. Jewell

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119186854

Category: Mathematics

Page: 160

View: 632

Many of the concepts and terminology surrounding modern causal inference can be quite intimidating to the novice. Judea Pearl presents a book ideal for beginners in statistics, providing a comprehensive introduction to the field of causality. Examples from classical statistics are presented throughout to demonstrate the need for causality in resolving decision-making dilemmas posed by data. Causal methods are also compared to traditional statistical methods, whilst questions are provided at the end of each section to aid student learning.

Cars Top 10s

It's Drive Time!

Author: Mary Lindeen

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN: 1541546598

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 4974

Issues in Global, Public, Community, and Institutional Health: 2011 Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: ScholarlyEditions

ISBN: 1464963827

Category: Medical

Page: 2775

View: 7905

Issues in Global, Public, Community, and Institutional Health: 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Global, Public, Community, and Institutional Health. The editors have built Issues in Global, Public, Community, and Institutional Health: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Global, Public, Community, and Institutional Health in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Global, Public, Community, and Institutional Health: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at

Advanced Strategic Planning

A 21st-Century Model for Church and Ministry Leaders

Author: Aubrey Malphurs

Publisher: Baker Books

ISBN: 1441240306

Category: Religion

Page: 384

View: 4387

First published in 1999, Advanced Strategic Planning explains why planning is so important to carrying out the church's mission. Now in its third edition, this classic resource offers •a nine-step strategic thinking and acting model •useful ideas for developing a ministry strategy •diagrams to help illustrate concepts •a new section on spiritual formation The methods in this book are proven to work, having already helped many churches articulate their vision and implement their mission.

Drivetime Stories

Making the Most of Moments on the Go

Author: Kelly Lingerfeldt Stille,Patricia Russell Wachter

Publisher: Fleming H Revell Company

ISBN: 9780800758400

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 192

View: 4241

Offers advice on how to turn unavoidable family commutes into quality time, sharing nearly 100 short stories and accompanying discussion questions that introduce children to a variety of decision-making situations. Original.


Author: University of Michigan Computing Center

Publisher: N.A


Category: Computation laboratories

Page: N.A

View: 8517

GIS in Land and Property Management

Author: Martin P. Ralphs,Peter Wyatt

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1134550936

Category: Science

Page: 416

View: 7529

Economists, geographers and surveyors are beginning to recognise the powerful tool which a Geographical Information System (GIS) offers in effective property management. It provides a means of managing land and property information digitally and in a geographical context, and allows for rapid access to information and a means of analyzing that information in a geographical context. GIS in Land and Property Management shows how to use GIS, both in principle and in practice. It introduces digital mapping and GIS, along with a brief history of the development of GIS and LIS, all with an emphasis on property. In presenting the spectrum of GIS applications in property management it gives a number of case studies from a variety of market sectors, and it analyzes the issues to provide guidance and a number of recommendations for the implementation of GIS. At the same time common themes and issues are drawn out to present a coherent message for students and practitioners. The book is useful for undergraduate and postgraduate students on land management, built environment, economics and geography courses, and for property professionals, in both public and private sectors, looking to GIS as a property management decision aid.

The Dao of Doug 2: the Art of Driving a Bus

Keeping Zen in San Francisco Transit: a Line Trainer's Guide

Author: Douglas Meriwether

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1452522812

Category: Transportation

Page: 196

View: 1765

“Do you have a car?” “Yes, I do, and you’re sitting in it! Today’s car number is 5481. I get a new car everyday, and I can hold up to fifty people at once! I get to take you where you want to go and get paid to do it. I don’t have to worry about parking, because it is free. I don’t have to pay for gas because this car uses free city hydroelectric power. I have a camera to send a bill to someone blocking my parking space. If there is any trouble, help can be here in three minutes. I sold my truck when I moved here and I haven’t had to pay for tires, batteries, gas, parking, or insurance. My employer is my insurance company. The money is coming in, not going out. I am kind of like the ultimate in ride share, without any carbon emission!”