Search Results: "F. Peter Model"


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NON-FICTION
Released: May 1, 1991

"A savvy insider's vastly entertaining line on aspects of the money game."
The sassy memoirs of a still young woman who had a short and bittersweet but financially rewarding career as an index options trader at the American Stock Exchange. Read full book review >

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Released: Jan. 29, 1968

The humanist view of the world which always held to some fundamental truth about experience, whether objective or subjective, has for a long while now been on the defensive. Read full book review >

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Released: April 24, 1939

"Not light reading, but constructive, challenging, worth while."
A text booky title which will make the general reading public gun-shy. Read full book review >

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POST-CAPITALIST SOCIETY by Peter F. Drucker
NON-FICTION
Released: April 14, 1993

"A thinking person's guide to the challenging world ahead."
Perceptive takes on the "postcapitalist" era, which, according to Drucker (Managing for the Future, 1992, etc.), got under way shortly after WW II. Read full book review >

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"Effective execution."
Peter Drucker is announced here as "the first among the leading management thinkers of our time, to have addressed himself to the executive role in the age of the computer." Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2011

"Sale provides much food for thought in this provocative look at a hotly debated subject."
A marine biologist warns that at "our ecological bank account is in overdraft." Read full book review >

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GREAT NORTH ROAD by Peter F. Hamilton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 2013

"One of Hamilton's better outings, caveats and all."
Part murder mystery, part alien-contact thriller, Hamilton's latest doorstopper (The Evolutionary Void, 2010, etc.) takes place in the early 23rd century when, thanks to the invention of wormhole technology, distant planets have been discovered and colonized. Read full book review >

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THE ABYSS BEYOND DREAMS by Peter F. Hamilton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 21, 2014

"Solidly engrossing fare for the series' faithful."
Doorstopper—not that Hamilton writes anything else—first entry of a new two-book saga set in his popular Commonwealth universe (The Evolutionary Void, 2010, etc.).Read full book review >

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Released: Feb. 4, 1958

"Written with provocative force."
The author of The New Society, America's Next Twenty Years and several other books on modern man in the industrial state, treats here of what he calls this "Post Modern Age" which is distinguished from the "Modern" world since the 17th century by new scientific and philosophical emphases, by the new challenges presented by the "Educated Society" and by the new emphasis on the spiritual reality of human existence. Read full book review >

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MINDSTAR RISING by Peter F. Hamilton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"Believable characters and a solid plot set against a carefully worked-out backdrop: an assured, effective debut from a writer to watch."
British author Hamilton's debut is the first of a cyberthriller trilogy set in a near-future England where global warming has wrought vast changes in the geographic, environmental, political, and economic landscape. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 1, 1986

"An agreeable blend of ad-rem commentary and prescriptive counsel, with durable appeal for a broad readership."
Another 37 pieces of Drucker's lively mind. Read full book review >

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THE TEMPORAL VOID by Peter F. Hamilton
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 24, 2009

"Huge and, particularly in the case of Edeard's saga, much flabbier than its predecessor, but still addictive enough that fans will stick around for the conclusion."
Second entry in Hamilton's latest doorstopper far-future science-fiction trilogy, following The Dreaming Void (2008). Read full book review >