Critical examination of the characteristics, tactics, opponents and policy impact of a national interest group operating in the USA today:Akademische Schriftenreihe. 1. Auflage. Katrin Schmidt
Competition between MNCs and Emerging Domestic Opponents in China:A Case Study Comparing The Coca-Cola Company with its Local Competitor, the Hangzhou Wahaha Group Katrin Ehling
Kevin Pietersen on Cricket:The toughest opponents, the greatest battles, the game we love Kevin Pietersen
The group of survivors must go up against their deadliest opponent yet: Winter. The survivors must bounce back from their losses and push through a harsh winter. Again, the humans they cross are far more dangerous than the undead scrambling for their flesh. They must overcome battles within their own group to help one another survive the elements as they find themselves once again on the run with zombies and their own demons chomping at their heels. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mark Westfield. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/115025/bk_acx0_115025_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A group of adventurers searching for a cure for comatose children find themselves trapped in a sequence of virtual worlds, the only opponents of a conspiracy of the rich to live forever in a dream. Now, they are forced to make an uneasy alliance with their only surviving former enemy against his treacherous sidekick Johnny Wulgaru, a serial killer with a chance to play God forever. Few science fiction sagas have achieved the level of critical acclaim - and best-selling popularity - as Tad Williams´ Otherland novels. A brilliant blend of science fiction, fantasy, and technothriller, it is a rich, multilayered epic of future possibilities. 1. Language: English. Narrator: George Newbern. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/peng/002575/bk_peng_002575_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A protest group hits the headlines when unrest at a women´s peace camp explodes into murder. Already on the scene, journalist Lindsay Gordon desperately tries to strike a balance between personal and professional responsibilities. As she peels back the layers of deception surrounding the protest and its opponents, she finds that no one - ratepayer or reporter, policeman or peace woman - seems wholly above suspicion. Then Lindsay uncovers a truth that even she can scarcely believe.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Caroline Guthrie. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/howe/004323/bk_howe_004323_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Second novel in the series featuring reporter Lindsay Gordon. When her former lover is accused of murder in a women´s peace camp, Lindsay must bring all of her expertise as an investigative reporter into play. A protest group hits the headlines when unrest at a women´s peace camp explodes into murder. Already on the scene, journalist Lindsay Gordon desperately tries to strike a balance between personal and professional responsibilities. As she peels back the layers of deception surrounding the protest and its opponents, she finds that no one - ratepayer or reporter, policeman or peace woman - seems wholly above suspicion. Then Lindsay uncovers a truth that even she can scarcely believe. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Caroline Guthrie. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/012125/bk_reco_012125_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The face of terror is hard to recognize - especially when it´s homegrown. Blair Powell is set to join her father on the campaign trail even though a domestic terrorist group has already launched one attack on President Andrew Powell´s life. The orchestrators of the assassination attempt are still at large, and Andrew´s opponent is a popular ultra-conservative with questionable ties to the radical right. Blair´s wife, DHS Deputy Director Cameron Roberts, has been charged with the task of tracking down those responsible for the attack, while secretly searching for proof that a powerful senator is involved in treason. Cam has an ace in the hole no one knows about, however - an agent deep undercover in the stronghold of a radical militia group, FBI SA Loren McElroy. Cam´s biggest challenge is running the terrorists to ground without getting McElroy and her renegade handler, Skylar Dunbar, killed in the cross fire. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Abby Craden. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/014282/bk_adbl_014282_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In August 1776, a little over a month after the Continental Congress had formally declared independence from Britain, the revolution was on the verge of a sudden and disastrous end. General George Washington found his troops outmanned and outmaneuvered at the Battle of Brooklyn, and it looked like there was no escape. But thanks to a series of desperate rear-guard attacks by a single heroic regiment, famously known as the Immortal 400, Washington was able to evacuate his men, and the nascent Continental Army lived to fight another day. Today, only a modest rusted and scarred metal sign near a dilapidated auto garage marks the mass grave where the bodies of the ´´Maryland Heroes´´ lie - 256 men ´´who fell in the Battle of Brooklyn´´. In Washington´s Immortals, best-selling military historian Patrick K. O´Donnell brings to life the forgotten story of this remarkable band of brothers. Known as ´´gentlemen of honor, family, and fortune´´, they fought not just in Brooklyn but also in key battles, including Trenton, Princeton, Camden, Cowpens, Guilford Courthouse, and Yorktown, where their heroism changed the course of the war. Drawing on extensive original sources, from letters to diaries to pension applications, O´Donnell pieces together the stories of these brave men - their friendships, loves, defeats, and triumphs. He explores their arms and tactics, their struggles with hostile loyalists and shortages of clothing and food, their development into an elite unit, and their dogged opponents, including British general Lord Cornwallis. And through the prism of this one group, O´Donnell tells the larger story of the Revolutionary War. Washington´s Immortals is gripping and inspiring boots-on-the-ground history, sure to appeal to a wide audience. 1. Language: English. Narrator: William Hughes. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/008523/bk_blak_008523_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
From the author of the New York Times best-selling phenomenon The Power of Habit comes a fascinating new book that explores the science of productivity, and why, in today´s world, managing how you think - rather than what you think - can transform your life. A young woman drops out of a PhD program and starts playing poker. By training herself to envision contradictory futures, she learns to anticipate her opponents´ missteps - and becomes one of the most successful players in the world. A group of data scientists at Google embark on a four-year study of how the best teams function and find that how a group interacts is much more important than who is in the group - a principle, it turns out, that also helps explain why Saturday Night Live became a hit. A Marine Corps general, faced with low morale among recruits, reimagines boot camp - and discovers that instilling a ´´bias toward action´´ can turn even the most directionless teenagers into self-motivating achievers. The filmmakers behind Disney´s Frozen are nearly out of time and on the brink of catastrophe - until they shake up their team in just the right way, spurring a creative breakthrough that leads to one of the highest-grossing movies of all time. What do these people have in common? They know that productivity relies on making certain choices. The way we see ourselves and frame our daily decisions; the big ambitions we embrace and the easy goals we ignore; the cultures we establish as leaders to drive innovation; the way we interact with data: These are the things that separate the merely busy from the genuinely productive. At the core of Smarter Faster Better are eight key concepts - from motivation and goal setting to focus and decision making - that explain why some people and companies get so much done. Drawing on the latest findings in neuroscience, psychology, and behavio... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mike Chamberlain. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/004404/bk_rand_004404_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.