Amy Page, a middle-aged American widow and food columnist from Charleston, South Carolina, is in Paris to write a cookbook. Her lengthy stay in the City of Lights suddenly takes an unexpected turn when a cab driver is murdered in front of her building on the Ile St-Louis. Jean-Michel Jolivet, Inspector for the French Sûreté and Director of the International Bureau of Security, insists that Amy is essential to solving his ever-widening investigation that now involves several murders and an international plot. While interrogating Amy, Jolivet becomes increasingly annoyed with her incessant ramblings about cookbooks, cuisine, the Ile St-Louis, Paris, French history, culture, and architecture-distracting him from the investigation and from finding the killer. Much to Jolivet's surprise, he determines that Amy is much more complex than she seems and may possess an acute power of observation that is strong enough to assist him in his difficult homicide cases. Intrigue and desire may lead Amy and Jolivet to discover more than they bargained for in a passionate journey toward intimacy and joy on the enchanting Ile St-Louis.
Essential knowledge for the planning, design, execution and maintenance of quay walls, plus general information about historic developments and lessons gained from observation of ports in various countries. Technical chapters are followed by a detailed calculation of a quay wall, based on semi-probabilistic design procedure, which applies the theory presented earlier. Quay Walls will interest anyone involved in the design, construction and use of quay walls, including designers, contractors, engineers, operators and managers. It also provides a rich source of basic information for students and professionals.
Skin diseases contribute to a significant proportion of our common day to day ailments. That they can be removed in their totality by the carefully selected internal remedy without transference / recurrence is wherein lies the superiority of homeopathy. The author has given a detailed account of all the major skin conditions with their causation, diagnosis and homeopathic treatment in the most easy and comprehensible manner. This book will be of immense help in offering differentials to the younger and less experienced practitioner as it will be to the undergraduate learner in their understanding of the therapeutics of skin diseases.
ALONG THE QUAY presents five unique stories (fiction) that take place during the Vietnam War. A host of colorful characters, military and civilian, bring these stories to life along Da Nang's gritty waterfront. In these unforgettable tales you'll find love and heartbreak, poignancy and pathos, humor and hope. Ride along with Navy SPs as they encounter perilous wartime situations. Stroll the city's grimy streets with U.S. civilians and visit off limits establishments where military personnel are prohibited. Enter innocent villages where tragedy has unexpectedly come. Visit quaint cafes and shops where money illegally passes hands. Watch life on the wide, busy river slip by. Experience sweltering Southeast Asian streets. Reynolds served 27 months in Da Nang, receiving the Navy Achievement Medal. He returned there to work as a civilian, which led to a career in retail loss prevention. He has written several books. He holds a Bachelor's Degree from Cameron University.
The complex, special power of the Quay Brothers' puppet animation poetics.
This new edition of the handbook of Quay Walls provides the reader with essential knowledge for the planning, design, execution and maintenance of quay walls, as well as general information about historical developments and lessons learned from the observation of ports in various countries. Technical chapters are followed by a detailed calculation of a quay wall based on a semi-probabilistic design procedure, which applies the theory presented earlier. Since the publication of the Dutch edition in 2003 and the English version in 2005, considerable new experience has been obtained by the many practitioners using the book, prompting the update of this handbook. Moreover, the introduction of the Eurocodes in 2012 has prompted a complete revision of the Design chapter, which is now compliant with the Eurocodes. Furthermore, additional recommendations for using FEM-analysis in quay wall design have been included. In response to ongoing discussions within the industry about buckling criteria for steel pipe piles, a thorough research project was carried out on steel pipe piles fi lled with sand and on piles without sand. The results of this research programme have also been incorporated in this new version. Finally, the section on corrosion has been updated to refl ect the latest knowledge and attention has been given to the latest global developments in quay wall engineering. The new edition was made possible thanks to the contributions of numerous experts from the Netherlands and Belgium.
The Quay Way is a science fiction story of star-crossed family reunited in another world as they are forced from Earth. This story revolves around Ani and Myles Dace and their family and friends as they leave Earth at a time of solar disturbance predicted to impact Earth with devastation and possible extinction. The Quay offers the population of Earth a chance to relocate to their galaxy to inhabited planets with their assistance. The family struggle with being pulled into the internal discord between Quay factions and war. Their own survival and species survival at stake they enter the world of space travel in cooperation with a people evolved beyond them. A new world of synthroids like Tii, Anhe, and Guarda as they recognize the legends they were told come true to take up their cause the Quay way.
"Published in conjunction with the exhibition Quay Brothers: On Deciphering the Pharmacist's Prescription for Lip-Reading Puppets, at The Museum of Modern Art, New York (August 12, 2012-January 7, 2013), organized by Ron Magliozzi, Associate Curator, Deprtment of Film."
An urban archaeologist working anywhere in the world can imagine this scenario: armed with a small digging tool and a soft brush, the archaeologist stands at a freshly cut trench facing off a construction crew driving bulldozers. At stake is the past—the discovery and preservation of our history. Across the gap is the future—progress and new buildings for a modern world. A battle ensues. It happened in Dublin in the early 1960s. While investigating and salvage-excavating the site for a new municipal office complex, archaeologists made one of the most important and exciting discoveries in Ireland's history. Buried beneath the present-day city of Dublin was the original Viking settlement from the ninth or tenth century, in an extraordinary state of preservation: houses, undecayed wood, domestic furniture, jewelry, toys, tools, works of art, coins, plots, paths, a veritable map of the medieval town. Because of its impressive size and state of preservation, the site known as Wood Quay was not an "ordinary" kind of archaeological discovery, nor was the battle that followed typical. What made Wood Quay unique was that its defender was not the archaeological authority—the National Museum of Ireland—as is usually the case, but rather a spontaneously formed movement of thousands of Dubliners. While the museum was ready to turn the site over to the city's developers after routine salvage work had been done, a group of prominent literary and political figures seized Wood Quay, holding it for almost a month and preventing bulldozers from moving in. Realizing the significance of the find, the people of Dublin took charge and kept the builders at bay for eight years. At the same time, they were able to press the museum to return to its archaeological work there. Archaeologists ultimately were able to complete good maps of a large portion of the site and recover between one and two million artifacts. Today, the completed Dublin civic office complex stands on the Wood Quay site, fully landscaped and without a trace of the archaeological gold mine that once lay buried below. What does remain, however, is the memory of the powerful impact the citizens of Dublin had in demanding and establishing the connection through Wood Quay to their medieval roots. Of interest to archaeologists, historic preservationists, and city planners alike, this fascinating and beautifully written account will also engage the general reader.
This book presents a case study in bilingual acquisition in a child under the age of two and explores the case's implications for language acquisition theory. The data collection methodology is fully discussed, and the book includes an extensive list of the child's words in English and Spanish.
For the first time, international guidelines for seismic design of port structures have been compiled in this comprehensive book. These guidelines address the limitations inherent in conventional design, and establish the framework for an evolutionary design strategy based on seismic response and performance requirements. The provisions reflect the diverse nature of port facilities throughout the world, where the required functions of port structures, economic and social environment, and seismic activities may differ from region to region. This book comprises a main text and eight technical commentaries. The main text introduces the reader to basic earthquake engineering concepts and a strategy for performance-based design, while the technical commentaries illustrate specific aspects of seismic analysis and design, and provide examples of various applications of the guidelines. Proven simplified methods and state-of-the-art analysis procedures have been carefully selected and integrated in the guidelines in order to provide a flexible and consistent methodology for the seismic design of port facilities.
Based on rapidly expanding knowledge in the field of child psychopathology, this third edition presents carefully researched, up-to-date summaries of childhood/early adolescent behavioral and emotional problems. A scientific, largely graduate level introduction presenting authoritative reviews of both medical and psychological viewpoints in dimensional and DSM III terms. Coverage has been expanded in the area of etiology to include familial, social, and ecological factors.