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The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World, Alan Greenspan
141 Alan Greenspan The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World
The Penguin Press 237899 New York 2007 First Edition 1594201315 / 9781594201318 Hardcover Near Fine Condition Near Fine In the immediate aftermath of September 11, 2001, in his fourteenth year as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, Alan Greenspan took part in a very quiet collective effort to ensure that America didn't experience an economic meltdown, taking the rest of the world with it. There was good reason to fear the worst: the stock market crash of October 1987, his first major crisis as Federal Reserve Chairman, coming just weeks after he assumed control, had come much closer than is even today generally known to freezing the financial system and triggering a genuine financial panic. But the most remarkable thing that happened to the economy after 9/11 was...nothing. What in an earlier day would have meant a crippling shock to the system was absorbed astonishingly quickly. After 9/11 Alan Greenspan knew, if he needed any further reinforcement, that we're living in a new world - the world of a global capitalist economy that is vastly more flexible, resilient, open, self-directing, and fast-changing than it was even 20 years ago. It's a world that presents us with enormous new possibilities but also enormous new challenges. "The Age of Turbulence" is Alan Greenspan's incomparable reckoning with the nature of this new world - how we got here, what we're living through, and what lies over the horizon, for good and for ill-channeled through his own experiences working in the command room of the global economy for longer and with greater effect than any other single living figure. He begins his account on that September 11th morning, but then leaps back to his childhood, and follows the arc of his remarkable life's journey through to his more than 18-year tenure as Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, from 1987 to 2006, during a time of transforming change. Alan Greenspan shares the story of his life first simply with an eye toward doing justice to the extraordinary amount of history he has experienced and shaped. But his other goal is to draw readers along the same learning curve he followed, so they accrue a grasp of his own understanding of the underlying dynamics that drive world events. In the second half of the book, having brought us to the present and armed us with the conceptual tools to follow him forward, Dr. Greenspan embarks on a magnificent tour de horizon of the global economy. He reveals the universals of economic growth, delves into the specific facts on the ground in each of the major countries and regions of the world, and explains what the trend-lines of globalization are from here. The distillation of a life's worth of wisdom and insight into an elegant expression of a coherent worldview, "The Age of Turbulence" will stand as Alan Greenspan's personal and intellectual legacy. 531 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Business,Finance,Economics; Business, Finance & Marketing; ISBN/EAN: 9781594201318. Inventory No: 237899. Hardcover 
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It's So Natural: An A-Z of Environmentally Friendly Hints, Tips & Remedies for Hoe, health & Garden, Alan Hayes
142 Alan Hayes It's So Natural: An A-Z of Environmentally Friendly Hints, Tips & Remedies for Hoe, health & Garden
Angus & Robertson 237568 Australia 1995 0207189897 / 9780207189890 Softcover Good Condition An A-Z of environmentally friendly hints, tips, and remedies for home, health, and garden, with sound advice and solutions to a host of everyday household dilemnas. This is a superb guide to the healthy and natural way to make the things we use every day, from aftershave to throat lozenges to insect repellents. 175 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Health; Medicine & Health; ISBN: 0207189897. ISBN/EAN: 9780207189890. Inventory No: 237568. Paperback 
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Mind, Movement and Migraine, Alan Hayes
143 Alan Hayes Mind, Movement and Migraine
Bay Books 226492 Australia 1993 1863781269 / 9781863781268 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket 175 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Reference; Reference; ISBN: 1863781269. ISBN/EAN: 9781863781268. Inventory No: 226492. Paperback 
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More of It's So Natural: More Environmentally Friendly Hints, Tips and Remedies for Home, health and Garden, Alan Hayes
144 Alan Hayes More of It's So Natural: More Environmentally Friendly Hints, Tips and Remedies for Home, health and Garden
Angus & Robertson 233337 Australia 1995 0207188238 / 9780207188237 Softcover Very Good Condition In this follow-up to "It's So Natural" Alan Hayes continues his alphabetical and totally natural battle against all that ails and annoys us - kill that cold, fight that flu, decimate that dandruff - without harming the environment. There are also hundreds of hints and recipes 176 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Health::Alternative Health; Medicine & Health; ISBN: 0207188238. ISBN/EAN: 9780207188237. Inventory No: 233337. Paperback 
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Williams Formula 1 Racing Team, Alan Henry
145 Alan Henry Williams Formula 1 Racing Team
Haynes 237288 Great Britain 1998 1859604161 / 9781859604168 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Good Condition No Dust Jacket This text on the Williams Formula 1 racing team includes information on: the design department, the wind tunnel, engines, tyres and testing; the cost of running Williams for a year and how it attracts sponsors; the roles played by significant drivers including Piers Courage, Alan Jones, Keke Rosberg, Nigel Mansell, Nelson Piquet, Alain Prost, Damon Hill, Jacques Villeneuve and Heinz-Harald Frentzen; race weekend - the logistics, practise and qualifying, driver debriefings, catering, accommodation and press conferences; the countdown to the start of the race, pit-stops, telemetry and what happens after the finish; and appendices giving race and driver statistics and comparisons with rival teams. 159 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Motor Vehicles::Motor Racing; Automobiles & Vehicles; ISBN: 1859604161. ISBN/EAN: 9781859604168. Inventory No: 237288. Paperback 
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The Prince Of West End Avenue, Alan Isler
146 Alan Isler The Prince Of West End Avenue
Vintage 225173 London 1996 First Edition 0099701510 / 9780099701514 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket In the Emma Lazarus retirement home in uptown Manhattan, the Jewish inmates embark on a chaotic, bitchy production of Hamlet. Comedy and tragedy combine as our hero, Otto Korner, directs his quirky, libidinous fellow residents in a the play and looks back over his adventures in Germany, Zurich, (where he met Lenin and inadvertently invented Dada), Auschwitz and America. Winner of the National Jewish Book Award and finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. 245 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0099701510. ISBN/EAN: 9780099701514. Inventory No: 225173. Paperback 
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Speeches That Shaped The Modern World, Alan J Whiticker
147 Alan J Whiticker Speeches That Shaped The Modern World
New Holland 236383 Australia 2005 1741103096 / 9781741103090 Hardcover Very Good Condition Good "Speeches that Shaped the Modern World" is a collection of the most potent and memorable speeches that have occurred since the year 1900 - speeches that have helped to shape the world we now live in. Memorable images add to make it a fascinating journey through time. This collection takes recurring themes such as politics and diplomacy, war and peace, freedom and justice, civil rights and human rights. What they all have in common is the rhetoric - the power of persuasion. The speeches reflect not only the historic events of one of the most cataclysmic centuries known to humanity, they also represent a fair share of the heroes and villains, martyrs and monsters. Josef Stalin and Mahatma Gandhi speak side by side, with Nelson Mandela, Joseph McCarthy, the Kennedy brothers and Fidel Castro. Across 16 nations, the most powerful and influential men and women of the last 100 years speak on everything from women's suffrage to human rights. Some speeches have been voted the most important speech of the last century - such as Winston Churchill's 'Our Finest Hour', John F Kennedy's 'Cuban Missile Crisis', and Dr Martin Luther King Junior's 'I Have a Dream'. Several speeches have become icons of modern history...Lou Gehrig's 'Farewell to Baseball', Neil Armstrong's 'One Small Step' and Douglas McArthur's 'Old Soldiers Never Die'. Some, such as Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev denouncement of Stalin and German Cardinal Clemens von Galen's criticism of Hitler are relatively unknown. Others still - Teddy Roosevelt's 'The Man with the Muck-rake', Dwight D. Eisenhower's 'Cross of Iron' take on a new poignancy and power because of the passage of time. 383 pages. A bit worn around the edges with a few bumps collected no doubt over the years from normal use.. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: History; History; ISBN/EAN: 9781741103090. Inventory No: 236383. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Good Benito, Alan Lightman
148 Alan Lightman Good Benito
Hodder & Stoughton 227005 London 1994 0340635169 / 9780340635162 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket From the home-made rockets and experiments of his childhood to the complex equations he solved as a professor of physics, Bennett always knew he would lead a life of science. But his vision betrays him, revealing a profound incompleteness and an inability to confront the contradictions of his life: the black maid who loves him, the mentally absent father, the self destructive wife who invites his cruelty. As Bennett struggles between reason and intuition, he slowly learns to broaden his understanding of the world and his place in it. Price:GBP5.99 pb Edition:First Paperback Format:198 x 129 mm Imprint:Sceptre Markets:BCN x Can EAN:9780340635162 Alan Lightman was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1948, and was educated at Princeton and the California Institute of Technology. He has written for Granta, Harper's, The New Yorker, and The New York Review of Books. EINSTEIN'S DREAMS was his first book of fiction. He is professor of science and writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. WHEREABOUTS: Massachusetts, USA PREVIOUS BOOKS: FICTION - Einstein's Dreams (Bloomsbury 1993, Sceptre 1994 0 340 58925 6). Non-Fiction Includes: Time Travel And Papa Joe's Pipe, Great Ideas In Physics And Time For Stars. THE PROMOTION *Alan Lightman will visit UK for publication and be part of the new Sceptre promotion for March 1996 *Co-operative promotions SELLING POINTS (1)Brilliant new novel by the much-feted author of Einstein's Dreams (2)Einstein's Dreams sold over 11,000 in pb (3)Excellent reviews: 'a moving and brilliant coming of age novel...the novel's virtues are numerous' Daily Telegraph Very light tanning to page edges . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0340635169. ISBN/EAN: 9780340635162. Inventory No: 227005. Paperback 
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I Can Jump Puddles, Alan Marshall
149 Alan Marshall I Can Jump Puddles
Penguin Books 228162 2010 0143204858 / 9780143204855 Softcover Near Fine Condition I Can Jump Puddles is Alan Marshall's story of his childhood - a happy world in which, despite his crippling poliomyelitis, he plays, climbs, fights, swims, rides and laughs. His world was the Australian countryside early last century: rough-riders, bushmen, farmers and tellers of tall stories - a world held precious by the young Alan. 248 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN/EAN: 9780143204855. Inventory No: 228162. Paperback 
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Trial By Tandem, Alan McCulloch
150 Alan McCulloch Trial By Tandem
F. W. Cheshire 2104 Australia 1950 Hardcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Alan McCulloch 235 pages. Previous owners details on front blank endpaper. Illustrator: Alan McCulloch. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Travel & Places; travel. Inventory No: 2104. Hardcover 
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McGilvray - The Game Goes On...., Alan McGilvray as told to Norman Tasker
151 Alan McGilvray as told to Norman Tasker McGilvray - The Game Goes On....
ABC Enterprises 232210 Sydney 1987 0642530661 / 9780642530660 Hardcover Good Condition Good Rubbing to top of board edges. 220 pages. Fading to spine edge. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Sport::Cricket; Australia; Sports & Pastimes; ISBN: 0642530661. ISBN/EAN: 9780642530660. Inventory No: 232210. Hardcover 
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From Hell: Being a Melodrama in Sixteen Parts, Alan Moore
152 Alan Moore From Hell: Being a Melodrama in Sixteen Parts
Bantam Books 234344 2001 1863253122 / 9781863253123 Softcover Very Good Condition Eddie Campbell The mad, shaggy genius of the comics world dips deeply into the well of history and pulls up a cup filled with blood in From Hell. Alan Moore did a couple of Ph.D.'s worth of research into the Whitechapel murders for this copiously annotated collection of the independently published series. The web of facts, opinion, hearsay, and imaginative invention draws the reader in from the first page. Eddie Campbell's scratchy ink drawings evoke a dark and dirty Victorian London and help to humanize characters that have been caricatured into obscurity for decades. Moore, having decided that the evidence best fits the theory of a Masonic conspiracy to cover up a scandal involving Victoria's grandson, goes to work telling the story with relish from the point of view of the victims, the chief inspector, and the killer--the Queen's physician. His characterization is just as vibrant as Campbell's; even the minor characters feel fully real. Looking more deeply than most, the author finds in the "great work" of the Ripper a ritual magic working intended to give birth to the 20th century in all its horrid glory. Maps, characters, and settings are all as accurate as possible, and while the reader might not ultimately agree with Moore and Campbell's thesis, From Hell is still a great work of literature. Illustrator: Eddie Campbell. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Comics; Comics & Graphic Novels; ISBN: 1863253122. ISBN/EAN: 9781863253123. Inventory No: 234344. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Paperback 
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Houses of the Horoscope: An Introduction, Alan Oken
153 Alan Oken Houses of the Horoscope: An Introduction
Crossing Press 232537 USA 1999 0895949326 / 9780895949325 Softcover Very Good Condition Astrology is an amazing tool for better understanding yourself, your friends, your planet, and the nature of Life itself. But how does astrology work? In HOUSES OF THE HOROSCOPE, Alan Oken explains that the natal horoscope is a blueprint and guide that creates a clear map to the self. He further explains how the positions of the astrological planets affect your life here on earth. Calculated for a person'?s date, time, and place of birth, the natal chart reveals a detailed portrait of an individual'?s relationship to the world. The various components of your natal horoscope reveal who you are, what you have to offer, and with whom you are most likely to share your talents, abilities, and love. 207 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Astrology; New Age & Alternative; Divination. ISBN: 0895949326. ISBN/EAN: 9780895949325. Inventory No: 232537. Paperback 
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A Matter Of Opinion, Alan Ramsey
154 Alan Ramsey A Matter Of Opinion
A&U 237141 Australia 2009 First Edition 1742371582 / 9781742371580 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Ward O'Neill For more than two decades, from mid-1987 to the end of 2008, no one had greater access to our national parliament and its politicians than Alan Ramsey. Informed, insightful and unafraid, his Wednesday and Saturday columns in The Sydney Morning Herald were always essential reading for many thousands of Australians.Here are 150 of his unflinching views of key political events of that era, among them: the often turbulent Hawke/Keating years, the 1990 recession 'we had to have', Labor's stunning dumping of Bob Hawke in December 1991 after he had led his party to four successive election victories in eight years, the Howard Government's slavish subservience to the Bush White House, the insidious channeling of Hansonism, John Howard's 'never ever' GST, the invasion of Iraq, the disintegration of the Democrats as a political force after the 1997 defection to Labor of its leader, Cheryl Kernot, the manipulation by both sides of politics of the 2001 children overboard incident, and the scandal of the Governor-General who ultimately resigned after the cover-up by the Anglican Church in Queensland of serial child abuse in church schools.Yet Ramsey's keen eye often observed with affection the values and behavior of others in national life, and he was as ready to give credit as he was to lay into the humbug, pomposity and deceit of political, personal and sectional self-interest.Some 'matters of opinion' of Alan Ramsey'There is no one now, and no one coming along, who can write like this.'David Marr'I'll miss his profound dislike of hypocrisy and his instinct for plain speaking.'Kerry O'Brien'A lion of a journalist in every way.'Michelle Grattan'In an arena of journalism where sameness is a vice, Ramsey is entirely his own man.'Les Carlyon'For years his column has been an essential, often enjoyable, frequently uncomfortable, part of my Saturday morning regime.'Kevin Rudd'He always added to my Saturday morning enjoyment.'Peter Costello'A must read.'Bob Brown'Grumpy old bastard. Seriously unique.'Bill HeffernanCover photograph: Andrew TaylorCover design: Blue Cork 340 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Slight crease on front cover. Black and white illustrations. Illustrator: Ward O'Neill. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian Politics; Politics & Government; ISBN/EAN: 9781742371580. Inventory No: 237141. Paperback 
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The Power Struggle - The Classic Account of How the Liberals Chose a Leader, Alan Reid
155 Alan Reid The Power Struggle - The Classic Account of How the Liberals Chose a Leader
Tartan Press 226708 Australia 1972 072640005X / 9780726400056 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 195 pages. Spine faded. Tanning due to age. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian::Australian Politics; Politics & Government; ISBN: 072640005X. ISBN/EAN: 9780726400056. Inventory No: 226708. Paperback 
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The Whitlam Venture, Alan Reid
156 Alan Reid The Whitlam Venture
Hill of Content 236535 Melbourne 1976 First Edition 0855720794 / 9780855720797 Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket The story of three stormy years of Labor government between the years 1972 to 1975 led by Gough Whitlam. 465 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian::Australian Politics; Australia; Politics & Government; ISBN: 0855720794. ISBN/EAN: 9780855720797. Inventory No: 236535. Hardcover 
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London Magazine 1961-1985 [Illustrated] 25 Years, Alan Ross [editor]
157 Alan Ross [editor] London Magazine 1961-1985 [Illustrated] 25 Years
London Magazine 201187 London 1980 0586087478 / 9780586087473 Softcover Good Condition Minor rubbing and chipping to spine. Light tanning to page edges. Black and white photographs. 144 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: anthology; Fiction; ISBN: 0586087478. ISBN/EAN: 9780586087473. Inventory No: 201187. Paperback 
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The Cricketer's Companion, Alan Ross [Editor]
158 Alan Ross [Editor] The Cricketer's Companion
Bibliophile Books 232429 London 1984 0413460207 / 9780413460202 Hardcover Good Condition Good Contents: Cricket Stories; Great Players; Men and Moements; The Poetry of Cricket; New Poetry; New Prose. Illustrated endpapers. 582 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Sport::Cricket; Sports & Pastimes; ISBN: 0413460207. ISBN/EAN: 9780413460202. Inventory No: 232429. Hardcover 
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Experience and Artistic Expression in Lope de Vega - The Making of La Dorotea, Alan S. Trueblood
159 Alan S. Trueblood Experience and Artistic Expression in Lope de Vega - The Making of La Dorotea
Harvard University Press 228602 USA 1974 0674276701 / 9780674276703 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good 785 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0674276701. ISBN/EAN: 9780674276703. Inventory No: 228602. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Lion In The Evening, Alan Scholefield
160 Alan Scholefield Lion In The Evening
Heinemann 236185 Great Britain 1974 First Edition 0434678554 / 9780434678556 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good British East Africa during World War I is the setting of this taut, exciting novel. The British are rushing to complete a vital railway link, but progress is hindered by hostile terrain and the depredations of two man-eating lions. While the hungry animals continue to prowl and kill, and the colony slowly bleeds to death under German attack, two men face the greatest challenge of their careers: Colonel Frederick Storey, once a famous hunter, and Richard Kendon, an Amnerican engineer caught in a war not his own. 176 pages. Inscription to previous owner on front endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0434678554. ISBN/EAN: 9780434678556. Inventory No: 236185. Hardcover 
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