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Deke! U.S. Manned Space (eBook, ePUB)
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Deke Slayton was one of the first seven Mercury astronauts--and he might have been the first American in space. Instead, he became the first chief of American Astronaut Corps. It was Deke Slayton who selected the crews who flew the Gemini, Apollo, and Skylab missions. It was Deke Slayton who made Neil Armstrong the first man on the moon.Deke! is Deke Slayton's' story--told in his own words and in the voices of the men and women who worked with him and knew him best. Deke Slayton's knowledge of how the .S. manned space program worked is the missing piece of every space buff's puzzle. Now, after decades of silence, he tells his priceless stories of those years when American was engaged in the greatest voyage of exploration in human history.At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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Measuring Happiness: The Economics of Well-Bein...
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Can money buy happiness? Is income a reliable measure for life satisfaction? In the West after World War II, happiness seemed inextricably connected to prosperity. Beginning in the 1960s, however, other values began to gain ground: peace, political participation, civil rights, environmentalism. "Happiness economics" - a somewhat incongruous-sounding branch of what has been called "the dismal science" - has taken up the puzzle of what makes people happy, conducting elaborate surveys in which people are asked to quantify their satisfaction with "life in general". In this book three economists explore the happiness-prosperity connection, investigating how economists measure life satisfaction and well-being. The authors examine the evolution of happiness research, considering the famous "Easterlin Paradox", which found that people's average life satisfaction didn't seem to depend on their income. But they question whether happiness research can measure what needs to be measured. They argue that we should not assess people's well-being on a "happiness scale" because that necessarily obscures true social progress. Instead, rising income should be understood as increasing opportunities and alleviating scarcity. Economic growth helps societies to sustain freedom and to finance social welfare programs. In this respect, high income may not buy happiness with life in general, but it gives individuals the opportunity to be healthier, better educated, better clothed, and better fed, to live longer and to live well. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steven Menasche. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/gdan/001665/bk_gdan_001665_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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The Wolfman , Hörbuch, Digital, 1, 566min
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The Wolfman is one of the great classics of modern horror. Now, based on the upcoming film, is a terrifying new novel written by Jonathan Maberry, based on the screenplay by Andrew Kevin Walker and David Self based on a motion picture screenplay by Curt Siodmak. Lawrence Talbot's childhood ended the night his mother died. After he left the sleepy Victorian hamlet of Blackmoor, he spent decades recovering and trying to forget. But when his brother's fiancée tracks him down to help find her missing love, Talbot returns home to join the search. He learns that something with brute strength and insatiable bloodlust has been killing the villagers, and that a suspicious Scotland Yard inspector has come to investigate. As Talbot pieces together the gory puzzle, he hears of an ancient curse that turns the afflicted into werewolves when the moon is full. Now, if he has any chance at ending the slaughter and protecting the woman he has grown to love, Talbot must destroy the vicious creature that stalks the woods surrounding Blackmoor. But as he hunts for the nightmarish beast, a simple man with a tortured past will uncover a primal side to himself . . . one he never imagined existed. The rating: "R (Restricted--Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian)" This is a work of fiction. All of the characters, organizations, and events portrayed in this novel are either products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously.THE WOLFMAN Copyright © 2010 Universal Studios. The Wolfman is a trademark and copyright of Universal Studios. Licensed by Universal Studios Licensing LLLP. All Rights Reserved. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Fred Berman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/aren/001047/bk_aren_001047_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Jonestown Survivor: An Insider's Look , Hörbuch...
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Laura Johnston Kohl was born in Washington, D.C., and was a teen activist working to integrate public facilities in the Washington, D.C., area. She actively fought for civil rights and free speech, and against the Vietnam War throughout the 1960s. She was devastated by the murders of her leaders in the 1960s - John Kennedy, Bobby Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, and Medgar Evers. She worked with the Black Panthers and attended Woodstock. After trying to effect change single-handedly, she found she needed more hands. She joined Peoples Temple in 1970, living and working in the progressive religious movement in both California and Guyana. A fluke saved her from the mass murders and suicides on November 18, 1978, when 913 of her beloved friends died in Jonestown. Soon after this, Synanon, a residential community, helped her gradually affirm life. She lived in Synanon for the next decade. In 1991, she got to work, finished her studies, and became a public school teacher. On the 20th anniversary of the deaths of her wonderful friends and adopted family in Jonestown, she looked up fellow survivors of the Jonestown tragedy. Since then, they have worked to put the jigsaw puzzle together that was Peoples Temple. Her perspective has evolved as new facts have cleared up mysteries and she has had time to reflect. Her mission continues to be to acknowledge, write about, and speak about why the members joined Peoples Temple, why they went to Guyana, and who they were. She lives with her family in San Diego. She is working on her second book, Collateral Damage, about the surviving victims of the Jonestown catastrophe - to be published in 2018. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sarah Van Sweden. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/100827/bk_acx0_100827_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Imagine You Are: Personality Tests About Family...
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“A family in harmony will prosper in everything.” (Chinese proverb)Have you ever taken a good look at yourself, and asked, "Am I a good person?" The world around you is pulling your strings, shaping your private thoughts and innermost instincts. And you don’t realize it. The seventh in a series of personal transformation books, Imagine You Are: Personality Tests About Family with Moral and Ethical Dilemmas uses philosophy, psychology and everyday situations as an innovative exploration of self and self-knowledge. This book provides scenarios of the morality and politics of the family, telling us why the family is valuable, who has the right to parent, and what rights parents should and should not have over their children. Every day we overlook the enormous power of situations in our lives. We fail to appreciate that life’s basic details - where we are, whom we’re with, and even whether you’ve won or lost a spelling contest 20 years ago - affect how we think and act. In this collection of common everyday scenarios, you’ll imagine yourself as a cast member in a scene. Each scene addresses a distinct aspect of the human persona: creativity, emotional stability, strong-mindedness, honesty, sociability and more. Next, you’ll be asked to choose how you would handle the situation. Of course, there are no right or wrong answers - just revelations about the person you are. After you answer the questions, you’ll find comments of a qualified psychologist that will help you interpret your answers with practical explanations. More than psychology testing, more than another self-help volume, this book appeals to fans of puzzle and logic games. It’s an eye-opening listen, and you just might find out who you really are. Imagine You Are: Personality Tests About Family with Moral and Ethical Dilemmas reaffirms the vital importance of the family as a social institution while challenging its role in the reproduction o 1. Language: English. Narrator: Millian Quinteros. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/159334/bk_acx0_159334_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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Harrow the Ninth (eBook, ePUB)
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Harrow the Ninth, the New York Times and USA Today bestselling sequel to Gideon the Ninth, turns a galaxy inside out as one necromancer struggles to survive the wreckage of herself aboard the Emperor's haunted space station."Lesbian necromancers explore a haunted gothic palace in space! Decadent nobles vie to serve the deathless emperor! Skeletons!" -Charles Stross on Gideon the Ninth"Unlike anything I've ever read." -V.E. Schwab on Gideon the Ninth"Deft, tense and atmospheric, compellingly immersive and wildly original." -The New York Times on Gideon the NinthShe answered the Emperor's call.She arrived with her arts, her wits, and her only friend.In victory, her world has turned to ash.After rocking the cosmos with her deathly debut, Tamsyn Muir continues the story of the penumbral Ninth House in Harrow the Ninth, a mind-twisting puzzle box of mystery, murder, magic, and mayhem. Nothing is as it seems in the halls of the Emperor, and the fate of the galaxy rests on one woman's shoulders.Harrowhark Nonagesimus, last necromancer of the Ninth House, has been drafted by her Emperor to fight an unwinnable war. Side-by-side with a detested rival, Harrow must perfect her skills and become an angel of undeath - but her health is failing, her sword makes her nauseous, and even her mind is threatening to betray her. Sealed in the gothic gloom of the Emperor's Mithraeum with three unfriendly teachers, hunted by the mad ghost of a murdered planet, Harrow must confront two unwelcome questions: is somebody trying to kill her? And if they succeeded, would the universe be better off?THE LOCKED TOMB TRILOGYBOOK 1: Gideon the NinthBOOK 2: Harrow the NinthBOOK 3: Alecto the NinthAt the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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Harrow the Ninth (eBook, ePUB)
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Harrow the Ninth, the New York Times and USA Today bestselling sequel to Gideon the Ninth, turns a galaxy inside out as one necromancer struggles to survive the wreckage of herself aboard the Emperor's haunted space station."Lesbian necromancers explore a haunted gothic palace in space! Decadent nobles vie to serve the deathless emperor! Skeletons!" -Charles Stross on Gideon the Ninth"Unlike anything I've ever read." -V.E. Schwab on Gideon the Ninth"Deft, tense and atmospheric, compellingly immersive and wildly original." -The New York Times on Gideon the NinthShe answered the Emperor's call.She arrived with her arts, her wits, and her only friend.In victory, her world has turned to ash.After rocking the cosmos with her deathly debut, Tamsyn Muir continues the story of the penumbral Ninth House in Harrow the Ninth, a mind-twisting puzzle box of mystery, murder, magic, and mayhem. Nothing is as it seems in the halls of the Emperor, and the fate of the galaxy rests on one woman's shoulders.Harrowhark Nonagesimus, last necromancer of the Ninth House, has been drafted by her Emperor to fight an unwinnable war. Side-by-side with a detested rival, Harrow must perfect her skills and become an angel of undeath - but her health is failing, her sword makes her nauseous, and even her mind is threatening to betray her. Sealed in the gothic gloom of the Emperor's Mithraeum with three unfriendly teachers, hunted by the mad ghost of a murdered planet, Harrow must confront two unwelcome questions: is somebody trying to kill her? And if they succeeded, would the universe be better off?THE LOCKED TOMB TRILOGYBOOK 1: Gideon the NinthBOOK 2: Harrow the NinthBOOK 3: Alecto the NinthAt the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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Biotechnology and Intellectual Property Rights
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This book offers a valuable contribution to contemporary legal literature, providing deep insights into the interface between law and genetics, highlighting emerging issues and providing meaningful solutions to current problems. It will be of interest to a broad readership, including academics, lawyers, policy makers and scholars engaged in interdisciplinary research.In the context of examining and analyzing the legal and social implications arising from the recent conjunction of biotechnology and intellectual property rights, the book particularly focuses on human genes and gene variations. Emphasis is placed on "patent law," as a considerable percentage of genetic inventions are covered by patents. The book presents a comparative and critical examination of patent laws and practices related to biotechnology patents in the United States, Canada, European Union and India, in order to gather the common issues and the differences between them. The international patent approach regarding biotechnology is also analyzed in light of the constant conflict between differentiation and harmonization of patent laws. The book highlights the potential gaps and uncertainties as to the scope of numerous terms such as invention, microorganisms, microbiological processes, and essential biological processes under TRIPS. Also analyzed are the social and policy implications of patents relating to genetic research tools and genetic testing. The intricacies involved in providing effective intellectual property protection to bioinformatics and genomic databases are also examined. Bearing in mind the collaborative nature of bioinformatics and genomic databases, the book evaluates the pros and cons of open biotechnology and assesses the implications of extending intellectual property rights to human genetic resources, before explaining the ownership puzzle concerning human genetic material used in genetic research.

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The Concept of Rights
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What is it to have a right? Previous answers to this question can be divided into two groups. Some (e.g., Joseph Raz) hold interest/benefit theories of rights while others (e.g., H.L.A. Hart and Carl Wellman) hold choice/will theories of rights. The Concept of Rights defends an alternative to both of the traditional views, the justified-constraint theory of rights. On this view, a person has a right if and only if a feature of that person is a sound justification for others to have a particular sort of normative constraint. The justified-constraint theory avoids the problems which have bedeviled the interest/benefit theories and the choice/will theories. It also solves the puzzle of the relational nature of rights. On the justified-constraint view, an obligation correlative to a right is to the right-holder when it is a feature of the right-holder that justifies the obligation. The analysis also shows that, as far as the concept of rights is concerned, any sort of individual or group can have rights. The limits on what sorts of things have rights are substantive, not conceptual. Moreover, the justified-constraint solves the problem of the rights of past and future generations. It is a theory which applies, without modification, to past, present and future beings.&nbsp,"With clear exposition, powerful argument and informed incisive critisms of alternative theories, this book gives a systematic account of an original and important alternative to the best theories of rights in the recent literature."Carl Wellman, Washington University, St Louis, USA"The Concept of Rights is a valuable contribution to the literature on rights. Theorists too frequently propose something like a definition of rights and argue from the definition to controversial, substantive conclusions. Rainbolt avoids this mistake with an analysis of rights as justified, relational constraints. This theory gives an account of what is distinctive about rights without begging theoretical questions, he properly leaves these to normative theory. Rainbolt writes clearly and decisively. Readers may not agree with him, but there will be little doubt about where he stands. This is no small virtue."William Nelson, University of Houston, Texas, USA&nbsp,&nbsp,"More systematic, nuanced, and sophisticated than almost all other (Hohfeldian and neo-Hohfeldian analyses of rights talk). His peer in this regard is perhaps Judith Jarvis Thomson." Richard Arneson, University of California at San Diego, USA"The most sophisticated [Hohfeldian rights analysis] I have seen." David Schmidtz, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA"First-rate book, the best thing on the subject since Sumner and Thomson's books fifteen to twenty years ago."Christopher W. Morris, University of Maryland, College Park, USA"Advances the positions of Joseph Raz and H.L.A. Hart, perhaps the two most important legal philosophers of the last century" Douglas Husak, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

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