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  • The innocence of objects - Read On
    Publisher Abrams 2012 ISBN 1419704567 Find in Library Reader Reviews Annotation Summary The culmination of decades of omnivorous collecting Pamuk writes about things that matter deeply to him the psychology of the collector the proper role of the museum the

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  • The civilization of the Islamic world - Read On
    presented with a vivid portrait of the classical Islamic world through its greatest architectural sites and art treasures Drawn from the Middle East North Africa Europe and Asia as well as from various time periods and empires the artifacts highlighted in this book show the beauty and rich diversity of Islamic culture Photographs feature stunning examples of Islamic architecture carpets and textiles paintings illuminated manuscripts and calligraphy and other arts

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  • The agile architecture revolution how cloud computing, REST-based SOA, and mobile computing are changing enterprise IT - Read On
    of Enterprise Architecture reinventing Enterprise Architecture to support continuous business transformation It focuses on the challenges of large organizations while placing such organizations into the broader business ecosystem that includes small and midsize organizations as well as startups Organizes the important trends that are facing technology in businesses and public sector organizations today and over the next several years Presents the five broad organizing principles called Supertrends location independence global

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  • The best of all possible worlds a novel - Read On
    ISBN 9780345534057 hbk acid free paper Find in Library Reader Reviews Annotation Summary Lord s debut novel the multiple award winning Redemption in Indigo showed a brilliantly innovative voice fusing Caribbean storytelling traditions and speculative fiction In her new book

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  • The civilization of ancient India and Southeast Asia - Read On
    T The civilization of ancient India and Southeast Asia The civilization of ancient India and Southeast Asia Author Lowenstein Tom Publisher Rosen Pub 2013 ISBN 9781448885015 library binding Find in

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  • Farside - Read On
    thirty light years away Now the race is on to get pictures of that distant world photographs and spectra that will show whether or not the planet is truly like Earth and if it bears life Farside will include the largest optical telescope in the solar system as well as a vast array of radio antennas the most sensitive radio telescope possible insulated from the interference of Earth s radio

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  • The tin horse a novel - Read On
    in the early 1900s when young Elaine struggles to define herself outside of the shadow cast by her vivacious popular twin while competing with her for the heart of Danny a zealous neighbor Steinberg a mystery writer Death in a City of Mystics has crafted a novel rich in faith betrayal and secrecy that explores the numerous ways people are shaped and haunted by their past Verdict A sweeping family saga reminiscent of the writing of Pat Conroy where family secrets and flashbacks combine to create an engrossing tale of growth and loss Highly recommended for fans of family drama and historical fiction See Prepub Alert 9 10 12 Katie Lawrence Chicago c Copyright 2013 Library Journals LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source Inc No redistribution permitted Library Journal c Copyright 2010 Library Journals LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source Inc No redistribution permitted While working with an archivist to prepare her papers for donation elderly Elaine Greenstein discovers a new clue in the mystery of the disappearance of her twin sister Barbara when they were 18 This discovery leads Elaine down a path of long ago memories about her childhood in Boyle Heights CA as well as a modern day hunt for Barbara Via flashback the reader is deposited in the midst of the Jewish community in the early 1900s when young Elaine struggles to define herself outside of the shadow cast by her vivacious popular twin while competing with her for the heart of Danny a zealous neighbor Steinberg a mystery writer Death in a City of Mystics has crafted a novel rich in faith betrayal and secrecy that explores the numerous ways people are shaped and haunted by their past Verdict A sweeping family saga reminiscent of the writing of Pat Conroy where family secrets and flashbacks combine to create an engrossing tale of growth and loss Highly recommended for fans of family drama and historical fiction See Prepub Alert 9 10 12 Katie Lawrence Chicago c Copyright 2013 Library Journals LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source Inc No redistribution permitted Terms of Use Summary Mystery author Steinberg breaks out with a novel rooted in memory While packing up her belongings as she prepares to move to a retirement community octogenarian Elaine Greenstein finds something that hints at what happened to her twin sister Barbara who went missing from their home in Boyle Heights CA a close Jewish community on the eve of World War II The historical forces shaping her immigrant family also figure here With book club outreach and sales to over a half dozen foreign countries In the stunning tradition of Lisa See Maeve Binchy and Alice Hoffman The Tin Horse is a rich multigenerational story about the intense often fraught bond sisters share and the dreams and sorrows that lay at the heart of the immigrant experience It has been more than sixty years since Elaine Greenstein s twin sister Barbara ran away cutting off contact with

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  • The Arab-Israeli six-day war - Read On
    Details Home Fiction T The Arab Israeli six day war The Arab Israeli six day war Author Publisher Greenhaven Press 2013 ISBN 9780737763614 hardcover Find in Library Reader Reviews

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