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Holden's Performance

By Murray Bail
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  • Publisher : Picador
  • Isbn : 125012896X
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
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Holden's Performance by award-winning author Murray Bail is the story of Holden Shadbolt, a guileless and matter-of-fact innocent as he passes through the cities and landscape of Australia. His reassuring silent presence and photographic memory make him useful to men of power and women who appear to need his protection. He is surrounded by larger than life figures whose exploits and adventures Holden follows—ex-Corporal Frank 'Bloodnut' McBee, the scrap dealer who woos his mother; his uncle Vern, a shortsighted proofreader who likes facts and eating newspaper with is breakfast cereal; and the crippled artist Harriet, whose twists and curves appeal to Holden as he holds to his own unswervingly straight lines.

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Honda performance enthusiasts all have one basic question when it comes to making their cars faster: "What parts work, and what parts don't?" The only way to answer that question is to install various parts on a car and test the power output on a dynamometer (dyno). Richard Holdener has done that in High Performance Honda Dyno Tests. Holdener's extensive testing provides dyno-proven data for all popular Honda performance parts, from air intake systems to exhausts, cams and cylinder heads to nitrous, turbos, and superchargers. There is even a chapter on engine build-ups. In addition, dyno tests on nearly every Honda model, from the single-cam DX to the 2.2L Prelude, are included. Acura models are covered as well, from the 1.8L LS through the GSR and Type R all the way up to exotic NSX. There is no better place to find performance answers than in this book.

Perspectives de l'emploi de l'OCDE 1997 juillet

By OECD
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Isbn : 9264263241
  • Pages : 210
  • Category :
  • Reads : 515
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Au moment où paraît cette quinzième édition des Perspectives de l'emploi, les pays de l'OCDE comptent 36 millions de chômeurs. Certains pays obtiennent de bien meilleurs résultats que d'autres sur le front du chômage. Le chômage structurel a reculé ...

Emerging Trends in Computing and Expert Technology

By D. Jude Hemanth,V. D. Ambeth Kumar,S. Malathi,Oscar Castillo,Bogdan Patrut
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Isbn : 3030321509
  • Pages : 1623
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Reads : 910
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Book Summary:

This book presents high-quality research papers that demonstrate how emerging technologies in the field of intelligent systems can be used to effectively meet global needs. The respective papers highlight a wealth of innovations and experimental results, while also addressing proven IT governance, standards and practices, and new designs and tools that facilitate rapid information flows to the user. The book is divided into five major sections, namely: “Advances in High Performance Computing”, “Advances in Machine and Deep Learning”, “Advances in Networking and Communication”, “Advances in Circuits and Systems in Computing” and “Advances in Control and Soft Computing”.

Land Tenure Security and Sustainable Development

By Margaret B. Holland,Yuta J. Masuda,Brian E. Robinson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Isbn : 3030818810
  • Pages : 329
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 710
  • File Pdf: land-tenure-security-and-sustainable-development.pdf

Book Summary:

This open access book presents a nuanced and accessible synthesis of the relationship between land tenure security and sustainable development. Contributing authors have collectively worked for decades on land tenure as connected with conservation and development across all major regions of the globe. The first section of this volume is intended as a standalone primer on land tenure security and its connections with sustainable development. The book then explores key thematic challenges that interact directly with land tenure security, followed by a section on strategies for addressing tenure insecurity. The book concludes with a section on new frontiers in research, policy, and action. An invaluable reference for researchers in the field and for practitioners looking for a comprehensive overview of this important topic. This is an open access book.