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Can't Stand The Heat

By Louisa Edwards
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  • Publisher : St. Martin's Paperbacks
  • Isbn : 1429929278
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 493
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For sharp-tongued food critic Miranda Wake, the chance to spend a month in Adam Temple's kitchen to write an exposé is a journalistic dream come true. Surely Miranda can find a way to cut the hotshot chef down to size once she learns what really goes on at his trendy Manhattan restaurant. But she never expected Adam to find out her most embarrassing secret: she has no idea how to cook. Adam's not about to have his reputation burned by a critic who doesn't even know the difference between poaching and paring. He'll just have to give the tempting redhead a few private lessons of his own—teaching her what it means to cook with passion...and doing more with his hands than simply preparing sumptuous food.

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  • File Pdf: a-dictionary-of-catch-phrases.pdf

Book Summary:

A catch phrase is a well-known, frequently-used phrase or saying that has `caught on' or become popular over along period of time. It is often witty or philosophical and this Dictionary gathers together over 7,000 such phrases.

Environmental Leadership

By Deborah Rigling Gallagher
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Isbn : 1412981514
  • Pages : 1032
  • Category : Science
  • Reads : 942
  • File Pdf: environmental-leadership.pdf

Book Summary:

Part of the SAGE Reference Series on Leadership, this 2-volume set tackles issues relevant to leadership in the realm of the environment and sustainability. Volume 1 of Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook considers such topics as environmental thought leadership (environmental ethics, conservation, eco-feminism, collective action and the commons and what we have termed contrarians); political leadership (the environmental challenge context for the expression of political leadership); governmental leadership (government initiatives to provide leadership in environmental management); private sector leadership (private sector leadership in environmental management as individuals, through organizations or through specific initiatives); nonprofit leadership (nonprofit sector leadership in topical areas such as conservation, advocacy, philanthropy and economic development); signaling events (events and their impact on the exercise of environmental leadership through individual, political and organizational actions); grassroots activism (profiles of individual environmental activists and considerations of how environmental leadership is exercised through activism); environmental leadership in journalism, literature and the arts; and environmental leadership in education. In Volume 2 we cover topics that confront the particular intractable characteristics of environmental problem solving. Individual chapters focus on how environmental leadership actions or initiatives may be applied to address specific problems in context, offering both analyses and recommendations. Overarching themes in this volume include taking action in the face of uncertainty (mitigating climate change impacts, adapting to climate change, protecting coastal ecosystems, protecting wetlands and estuaries, preserving forest resources, protecting critical aquifers, preventing the spread of invasive species, and identifying and conserving vital global habitats); promoting international cooperation in the face of conflicting agendas (designing and implementing climate change policy, reconciling species protection and free trade, allocating scarce resources, designing sustainable fisheries, addressing global overpopulation, preventing trade in endangered species, conserving global biodiversity, and mitigating ocean debris and pollution); addressing conflicts between economic progress and environmental protection (preserving open space, redesigning cities, promoting ecotourism, redeveloping brownfields, designing transit-oriented development, confronting impacts of factory farming, preventing non-point source agricultural pollution, confronting agricultural water use, addressing the impacts of agrochemicals, designing sustainable food systems, and valuing ecosystem services); addressing complex management challenges (energy efficiency, solar energy, wind energy, hydrogen economy, alternative vehicles, solid waste disposal, hazardous waste disposal, electronic waste disposal, life cycle analysis, and waste to energy); and addressing disproportionate impacts on the poor and the weak (preventing export of developed world waste to developing countries, minimizing co-location of poverty and polluting industries, protecting the rights of indigenous peoples, preventing environmental disease, protecting children's health, providing universal access to potable water, and protecting environmental refugees). The final three chapters examine next-generation environmental leaders.

The Cosmological Eye

By Henry Miller
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : New Directions Publishing
  • Isbn : 0811223159
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 333
  • File Pdf: the-cosmological-eye.pdf

Book Summary:

This collection, first published by New Directions in 1939, contains a number of Henry Miller's most important shorter prose writings. They are taken from the Paris books Black Spring (1936) and Max and the White Phagocytes (1938) and were for the most part, written at about the satire time as Tropic of Capricorn—the period of Miller’s and Durrell’s life in the famous Villa Seurat in Paris. As is usual with Miller, these pieces cannot be tagged with the label of any given literary category. The unforgettable portrait of Max, the Paris drifter, and the probably-autobiographical Tailor Shop, are basically short stories, but even here the irrepressible vitality of Miller’s personality keeps breaking into the narrative. And in the critical and philosophical essays, the prose poems and surrealist fantasies, the travel sketches and scenarios, Miller’s passion for fiction, for telling the endless story of his extraordinary life, cannot be held down. Life, as no other modern author has lived it or can write it, bursts from these pages—the life of the mind and the body; of people, places and things; of ideas and the imagination.

English / German Dictionary

By Joseph D. Lesser
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Joseph D. Lesser
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 2500
  • Category : Foreign Language Study
  • Reads : 752
  • File Pdf: english-german-dictionary.pdf

Book Summary:

This practical dictionary of the German language contains over 70,000 entries in a concise, easy-to-use format. The direction of the translation is from English to German. It offers a broad vocabulary from all areas as well as numerous idioms for holidays or for use as a classic reference work.

Russian-English Dictionary of Proverbs and Sayings

By Alexander Margulis,Asya Kholodnaya
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Isbn : 1476609578
  • Pages : 495
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 537
  • File Pdf: russian-english-dictionary-of-proverbs-and-sayings.pdf

Book Summary:

This dictionary contains 2,375 Russian sayings and proverbs and their English counterparts. Variants of each saying are included, and careful attention is given to the differences in British and American versions. For example, the Russian saying that is interpreted as “Children behave in a childish way, and they cannot be expected to act like grown-up people,” is first given in Russian (in the Cyrillic alphabet) and then in English, and is then followed by the nearest English-language equivalent sayings in Britain and the United States: “Young colts will canter” (British) and “Boys will be boys” (American). The proverbs and sayings are arranged alphabetically by the first Russian word (in the Cyrillic alphabet) and are cross-referenced so the reader can find analogous Russian versions of English sayings. There is a keyword index for each language (one in English, one in Russian in the Cyrillic alphabet), which allows the reader to find a proverb or a saying without knowing the first word. Proverbs and sayings are current and include those popular in both spoken Russian and literature. The prefatory matter is in both English and Russian, for readers who have a command of either language.

Horrible Geography Handbooks: Planet in Peril

By Anita Ganeri
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Scholastic UK
  • Isbn : 1407198912
  • Pages : 96
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Reads : 777
  • File Pdf: horrible-geography-handbooks.pdf

Book Summary:

Aaarrggh! The planet is in peril. Can you help to fix it with these cool earth-saving tips? Planet in Peril is the ultra useful, totally indispensable, environmental handbook that no child should be without. In your Horrible Geography earth-saving handbook, you'll find out how to stomp on your carbon footprint, discover rubbish ways to watch your waste... and learn how to run a car on dead flies. Armed with earth-saving tips and lots of foul facts, YOU can go green and save the planet!

Batter Will Fly

By Marisol Murano
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hipso Media
  • Isbn : 0988739496
  • Pages : 140
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 456
  • File Pdf: batter-will-fly.pdf

Book Summary:

Batter Will Fly is an inspiring book with 21 life-flipping lessons from international destination chef Marisol Murano, based on her travels around the world. Chef Marisol’s advice will inspire and give you the confidence to flip your life around both in and out of the kitchen. Equal parts travelogue, memoir, and motivational self-help book, Batter Will Fly will be the new secret ingredient to fulfilling your life. After joining Chef Marisol in her travel and cooking adventures, you’ll be eager to embrace your life and to take the biggest risk of all: living on your own terms. Love, money, and sacred cows, you’ll find them all here, alongside travel stories that will inspire you to get out of the rut.

The Purple Lotus Diary

By Jane Tremain
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Isbn : 1466946083
  • Pages : 180
  • Category : Poetry
  • Reads : 159
  • File Pdf: the-purple-lotus-diary.pdf

Book Summary:

Purple Lotus Diary is a book of poetry collection written by Jane Tremain. She is originally from Carshalton Surrey, United Kingdom, a mother of three children and is hard of hearing. This book is full of inspiration and passion, love and romance and friendships. When I listen to music and songs, the words would come to my mind, and I see visions that will suddenly take me to my pen and write them from my heart. Everything l express in my writing comes from the core of my heart that l endure in my life with my personal experiences. Music and love are the complexities of love in my life, which are our universal experience to understand, which will take you to the journey, through my book, and you will find compassionate, spiritual, humorous , romance/love, and friendship writes. Which you will discover many observations on love in my book and indeed in your own spirits will be touched with my own. My poetry is like a window to my soul. You will be able to feel the experiences and the emotions and be enlightened with my words and shall certainly be touched with my own spirit. My poetry shall enrich you with passion and inspiration.