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|Author||: Norbert Hornstein|
|Editor||: MIT Press|
How do humans acquire, at a very early age and from fragmentary and haphazard data, the complex patterns of their native language? This is the logical problem of language acquisition, and it is the question that directs the search for an innate universal grammar. As Time Goes By extends the search by proposing a theory of natural-language tense that will be responsive to the problem of language acquisition. The clearly written discussion proceeds step-by-step from simple observations and principles to far-reaching conclusions involving complex data carefully selected and persuasively presented. Throughout, Hornstein focuses on the logical problem of language acquisition, highlighting the importance of explanatory adequacy and the role of syntactic representations in determining intricate properties of semantic interpretation.
|Author||: Mary Higgins Clark|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
When she is assigned to cover the high-profile trial of a woman accused of murdering her wealthy husband, a news journalist decides to search for her birth mother.
|Author||: Abigail Trafford|
In this inspiring book, best-selling author Abigail Trafford describes how people over fifty are rewriting the script of love and in the process redefining the institution of marriage for future generations. Drawing on interviews with hundreds of men and women, married and single, gay and straight, Trafford explores what it means to love and be loved in the decades after midlife - and offers solutions to the most common problems that define this period, such as ''retired spouse syndrome'' and divorce. Wise and compassionate, As Time Goes By is an essential guide to the pursuit of love and happiness in this dynamic stage of life.
|Author||: Derek Taylor|
|Editor||: Faber & Faber|
'The sharpest memoir written by one of the Beatles' inner circle.' Observer Derek Taylor's iconic memoir is a rare opportunity to be immersed in one of the most whirlwind music sensations in history: Beatlemania. As Time Goes By tells the remarkable story of Taylor's trajectory from humble provincial journalist to loved confidant right at the centre of the Beatles' magic circle. In charming, conversational prose, Taylor shares anecdotes and reminiscences so vivid and immediate that you find yourself plunged into the beating heart of 1960s counterculture. Whether watching the debut performance of 'Hey Jude' in a country pub or hearing first-hand gossip about a star-studded cast of characters, Taylor's unique narrative voice forges an autobiography like no other. Reissued here in a brand new edition with a foreword by celebrated writer Jon Savage, this long-admired memoir is a cult classic of the genre awaiting a new readership.
|Author||: Chris Freeman,Francisco Louçã|
|Editor||: OUP Oxford|
How can we best understand the impact of revolutionary technologies on the business cycle, the economy, and society? Why is economics meaningless without history and without an understanding of institutional and technical change? Does the 'new economy' mean the 'end of history'?an we best understand the impact of revolutionary technologies on business organization and the business cycle? These are some of the questions addressed in this authoritative analysis of modern economic growth from the Industrial Revolution to the 'New Economy' of today. Chris Freeman has been one of the foremost researchers on innovation for a long time and his colleague Francisco Louçã is an outstanding historian of economic theory and an analyst of econometric models and methods. Together they chart the history of five technological revolutions: water-powered mechanization, steam-powered mechanization, electrification, motorization, and computerization. They demonstrate the necessity to take account of politics, culture, organizational change, and entrepreneurship, as well as science and technology in the analysis of economic growth. This is an well-informed, highly topical, and persuasive study of interest across all the social sciences.
|Author||: Lori Wick|
|Editor||: Harvest House Publishers|
For five years Jeff Taylor has wanted to apologize to Bobbie Bradford, but she left town the day after the humiliating episode at the picnic. Older now, Jeff has grown in his faith and as a man. Still, the news that Bobbie is returning to Santa Rosa while considering Cleve Ramsey's proposal of marriage comes as a shock.
|Author||: Michael Walsh|
|Editor||: Grand Central Publishing|
A daring journey of adventure, courage & romance, traversing the world from Casablanca to Lisbon to New York to London to Prague & then Paris, expanding & intensifying the classic movie Casablanca.
|Author||: Hank Davis|
|Editor||: Baen Publishing Enterprises|
_Loves not times fool,Ó Shakespeare wrote, though he might have added that men and women can be both love and times fools. For time and love are universally experienced, yet mysterious and only dimly understood. Heres a collection of stories with both transcendental mysteries in high gear, as lovers, happy and otherwise, are caught in bizarre twists of time. On hand to twist time into pretzel shapes, if not into Moebius strips, are best-selling and award-winning authors such as Poul Anderson, John Wyndham, Christopher Priest, Richard McKenna, Michael Swanwick, Charlie Jane Anders, Tony Daniel, Sarah A. Hoyt, and more, as cupid hops aboard a time machine and the course of true love not only may not run smooth, but may run backwards and even sideways. Includes stories by Richard McKenna (Nebula Award winning story), author of the award-winning novel The Sand Pebbles; John Wyndham, author of the mega-bestseller The Day of the Triffids; multiple-award winning author Poul Anderson, multiple award-winner Christopher Priest, author of The Prestige (BSFA Award winning novel); Charlie Jane Anders (Hugo Award winning story which is currently being developed for TV); Hugo, Nebula and World Fantasy Award winning author Michael Swanwick; Hugo Award finalist and Asimovs Readers Choice Award winner Tony Daniel; Prometheus Award winner Sarah A. Hoyt; and more.
|Author||: Joy Charnley,Caroline Verdier|
|Editor||: Cambridge Scholars Publishing|
Academic work in a range of disciplines has been making an important contribution to the fraught and confusing debate around ageing, and through writers’ consciousness and experience, literature, just like economics, psychology, history and sociology, can provide valuable insights into the attitudes and prejudices prevalent in society. The present volume adds to this burgeoning field by providing a wide spectrum of literary analyses drawing on a range of approaches (Freud, Lacan, Kristeva and feminist theory, amongst others) and covering a broad geographical area (France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland, in addition to Francophone Canada and Morocco). Major writers such as Balzac, Cervantes, Goethe, Mann and Zola are discussed here, as well as a number of important twentieth-century writers (Ben Jelloun, Cixous, Doubrovsky, Ernaux, Roy and Ungaretti) and less well-known figures (Carvalho, Châtelet and Fleutiaux). Within the broad themes which structure the volume, many others also emerge, overlapping and often recurring in several sections. These constant echoes between essays remind us that, whatever the geographical location or the period in history, similar issues remain pertinent across time and space, whether it be family relations, generational solidarity, sadness and loneliness, memory and dementia, class differences, gender differences or sexuality. Together, these essays contribute to the existing body of critical work by providing a series of portraits of what age is, has been and might be in the future. Collectively they demonstrate once more the power of literature to reflect or even prefigure social trends, encouraging us to consider carefully what we think, how we live and how we might shape our future societies.
|Author||: Abigail Trafford|
|Editor||: Basic Books|
People today are living longer and healthier lives than at any other time in history -- with profound implications for the nature of their romantic relationships. In this inspiring new book, best-selling author Abigail Trafford describes how people over fifty are rewriting the script of love and in the process redefining the institution of marriage for future generations. Drawing on interviews with hundreds of men and women, married and single, gay and straight, she shows how the unprecedented period of vitality after midlife but before traditional old age is much more complicated romantically and sexually than those glossy images of gray-haired people on the beach would suggest. And she reveals how today's fifty-plus men and women are raising the bar on marital satisfaction. They are more likely to break up an unhappy liaison than previous generations; and they are more freewheeling in finding new formulas for romantic satisfaction. Trafford deftly narrates what it means to love and be loved in the decades after midlife -- and she offers solutions to the most common problems that define this time of life. Whether she's shedding light on "retired-spouse syndrome," sharing stories of sexual turmoil, explaining how to plan a marital time-out or navigate the troubled waters of divorce, Trafford's wise and compassionate counsel is imbued with her signature warmth and reassurance. As Time Goes By is an urgently needed guide to the pursuit of love and happiness in this dynamic stage of life.
|Author||: Mary Higgins Clark|
|Editor||: Simon and Schuster|
The #1 New York Times bestselling “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark crafts a thrilling mystery in which a news reporter develops an interest in her birth parents just as she is assigned to cover the high-profile trial of a woman accused of murdering her wealthy husband. Television journalist Delaney Wright is on the brink of stardom when she begins covering a sensational murder trial. She should be thrilled with the story of her career, but her growing desire to locate her birth mother consumes her thoughts. When Delaney’s friends Alvirah Meehan and her husband Willy offer to look into the mystery surrounding her birth, they uncover a shocking secret they do not want to reveal. On trial for murder is Betsy Grant, widow of a wealthy doctor who has suffered from Alzheimer’s for eight years. When her once-upon-a-time celebrity lawyer urges her to accept a plea bargain, Betsy refuses: she will go to trial to prove her innocence. Betsy’s stepson, Alan Grant, bides his time nervously as the trial begins. His substantial inheritance hangs in the balance—his only means of making good on payments he owes his ex-wife, his children, and increasingly angry creditors. As the trial unfolds and the damning evidence against Betsy piles up, Delaney is convinced that Betsy is not guilty and frantically tries to prove her innocence. A true classic from Mary Higgins Clark, As Time Goes By is a thrilling read by “the mistress of high tension” (The New Yorker).
|Author||: Harry Bowling|
Heart-breaking and compelling, this is the story of a community in its darkest, and yet finest, hour. As Time Goes By is a vivid portrayal of an East End community struggling to survive the horror of the Blitz, from much-loved author, Harry Bowling. Perfect for fans of Annie Murray and Cathy Sharp. Carter Lane is an ordinary backstreet in Bermondsey and, for Dolly and Mick Flynn, it is home. They've raised their family with not much money but lots of love. When World War Two breaks out, they know that nothing will be quite the same again. As the Blitz starts to take its toll and the close-knit community in Carter Lane endures the sorrows and partings which they had dreaded above all else, they find comfort in one another and solace in the knowledge that their wounds will eventually heal - as time goes by. What readers are saying about As Time Goes By: 'I have read all of Harry Bowling's books and have enjoyed every one. This book makes you feel like you know each one of the characters personally. I became so absorbed in their lives I was disappointed that it came to an end' 'Well done Harry! Yet another cracking book. All the characters are brought to life. You can actually imagine the way everyone lives. I have read all Harry Bowling's books and loved every one!' 'Could not put it down - read it in 48 hours'
|Author||: Ted Allbeury|
In 1942 three young women are parachuted into the Dordogne to work for a Special Operations Executive network. Their leader is Harry Bailey, a young man who loves one of them and fears for them all. Paulette, the passionately committed Frenchwoman, who never forgets her need for revenge against the Germans... down-to-earth Vi, motivated by an unselfish sense of obligation... Jenny, the least committed of the three, and the one who must find the most courage. As the months of dangerous waiting turn at last into active combat behind enemy lines as D-Day approaches, the three heroines' story moves to its unforgettable climax. 'Striking... he makes the menacing atmosphere of wartime France startlingly real' - Daily Telegraph
|Author||: Benedict Baglio|
|Editor||: First Edition Design Pub.|
As Time Goes By is a work of fiction with an historical base. Did you ever wonder what it would be like to go back in time to visit a hero, someone who encapsulated the values of a time you see as romantic, critical, or dangerous, but may still represent a solution to a personal or professional dilemma because their actions were timeless? This novel relates one man's adventure in time.
|Author||: Michele Gragnolati,Rafael Rofman,Ignacio Apella,Sara Troiano|
|Editor||: World Bank Publications|
The process of demographic transition through which Argentina is passing is a window of both opportunities and challenges in economic and social terms. Argentina is still a young country in which the working-age population represents the largest proportion of its total population. Currently, the country just began a 30-year period with the most advantageous age structure of its population, which could favor greater economic growth. This situation, known as the 'demographic window of opportunity,' will last until the beginning of the 2040s. The dynamics of the fertility and mortality rates signify a gradual ageing of the population, with implications for various dimensions of the economy, the social protection system, public policies, and society in general. This book studies the opportunities and challenges that the demographic transition poses for the Argentine economy, its most important social sectors like the healthcare, education, and social protection systems, and the potential fiscal trade-offs that must be dealt with. The study shows that even though Argentina is moving through its demographic transition, it just recently began to enjoy the window of opportunity and this constitutes a great opportunity to achieve an accumulation of capital and future economic growth. Once the window of opportunity has passed, population ageing will have a significant impact on the level of expenditure, especially spending in the social protection system. This signifies a challenge from a fiscal policy point of view, because if long-term reforms are not undertaken to mediate these effects, the demographic transition will put pressure on the reallocation of fiscal resources among social sectors. Finally, population ageing poses concerns related to sustaining the rate of economic growth with a smaller working-age population. Taking advantage of the current window of opportunities, increasing savings that will finance the accumulation of capital, and increasing future labor force productivity in this way is a challenge for the Argentine economy.
|Author||: Cynthia Wells|
|Editor||: Xlibris Corporation|
In As Time Goes By in Hell, Cynthia Wells redefines the universal concept of hell and weaves a gripping satire of violence, sex, betrayal and retribution. The book revolves around two beautiful cousins, Veronica Howard and Kristen Leigh Abbott, who are leading members of Houston society. Although polar opposites, the two are bound by an innate, almost obsessive love for each other after they rise above poverty and survive sexual abuse. Veronica becomes one of the best defense lawyers in Houston, while Kristen uses the money of her four millionaire husbands to surgically enhance what nature had already given her. The lives of the pair are irrevocably altered when handsome and seductive lawyer Jason Ross returns to town. As a teenage victim, he had once captured Veronica’s sympathy in the most brutal case of her career. Murders, romantic triangles and shocking revelations are newly brewing and these result in unforgivable sins that send one cousin to burn in Hell. There she is forced to glimpse those she loved and whom she thought loved her, hurting all over again, only in a constant barrage of video replays. With its intriguing characters and a gripping storyline, As Time Goes By in Hell will keep readers turning the pages until the final revelation is made. All proceeds from the sale of this novel will be donated to the American Cancer Society, in loving memory of the author’s brother Gene and others who died to soon.
|Author||: Stephen Humphrey Bogart|
|Editor||: Untreed Reads|
Tough-guy private detective R.J. Brooks is back in New York City after solving the hardest case of his career, the murder of screen legend Belle Fontaine - his mother. His famous parents left him little but a few memories and one of the best-loved movies of all time - As Time Goes By. They costarred in the classic film, an almost sacred tribute to their lives and love for each other. It is unthinkable to Brooks that anyone would ever attempt a remake. When he finds a camera and a reporter in his face, asking for a reaction to the news that Andromeda Studios is filming a remake of As Time Goes By, Brooks speaks first and thinks later - a move he will soon regret. Every TV station in the country runs the clip of him threatening to do anything to stop the making of the remake. And when Andromeda Studios employees start turning up dead in Los Angeles and New York, Brooks finds the police are taking his words literally. Now he's got to stay one jump ahead of the law on both coasts and overtake a madman before more innocent people die.
|Author||: Lori Wick|
|Editor||: Harvest House Publishers|
Lori Wick's bestselling series The Californians (more than 500,000 copies sold) has a fresh new cover design to delight avid Lori Wick fans and readers just introduced to Lori's beloved fiction. For five years handsome Jeff Taylor has wanted to apologize to Bobbie Bradford in person. But she left town the day after the humiliating episode at the picnic and never returned. Older now, Jeff has grown in his faith and as a man. Still, the news that Bobbie is returning to Santa Rosa while considering Cleve Ramsey's proposal of marriage comes as a shock. Will their friendship be restored after heartbreaking betrayal? Can love grow as time goes by?