The Duke Is Mine

Author: Eloisa James
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062096362
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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“Eloisa James is extraordinary.” —Lisa Kleypas In the capable hands of USA Today and New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James, the fairy tales we loved as children take on vibrant—and sensuous—new life. With The Duke is Mine, the beloved author of A Kiss at Midnight and When Beauty Tamed the Beast gives the classic tale of the Princess and the Pea a delightfully romantic Regency spin. Fans of Victoria Alexander and Julia Quinn will simply adore this historical romance gem about a lady reluctantly betrothed to one duke but pursued by another; a tantalizing tale of love, lies, and one very uncomfortable mattress.

The 13 Clocks

Author: James Thurber
Publisher: NYR Children's Collection
ISBN: 9781590179376
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"Once upon a time, in a gloomy castle on a lonely hill, where there were thirteen clocks that wouldn't go, there lived a cold, aggressive Duke, and his niece, the Princess Saralinda. She was warm in every wind and weather, but he was always cold. His hands were as cold as his smile, and almost as cold as his heart. He wore gloves when he was asleep, and he wore gloves when he was awake, which made it difficult for him to pick up pins or coins or the kernels of nuts, or to tear the wings from nightingales." So begins James Thurber's sublimely revamped fairy tale, The 13 Clocks, in which a wicked Duke who imagines he has killed time, and the Duke's beautiful niece, for whom time seems to have run out, both meet their match, courtesy of an enterprising and very handsome prince in disguise. Readers young and old will take pleasure in this tale of love forestalled but ultimately fulfilled, admiring its upstanding hero ("He yearned to find in a far land the princess of his dreams, singing as he went, and possibly slaying a dragon here and there".) and unapologetic villain ("We all have flaws," the Duke said. "Mine is being wicked".), while wondering at the enigmatic Golux, the mysterious stranger whose unpredictable interventions speed the story to its necessarily happy end.

Precision Process Technology

Author: M.P.C. Weijnen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401117594
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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New process technology strategies are required to cope with the future. Fossil feedstocks are losing ground in favour of renewable feedstocks and secondary resources. Conventional processing routes using thermal `sledgehammer' techniques are replaced by highly selective (bio)catalytic conversions. The future process engineer is neither allowed to think in terms of unit operations, nor to take for granted the conventional practice of continuous steady state processing. Hybrid systems and transient operations are more and more frequently encountered. The continuing impressive progress being made in process modelling and control will revolutionize the process industries. In the new generation of chemical production processes the keyword is precision. Precision in terms of selectivity and of efficiency, is required to maximize the utilisation of materials and energy. Moreover, enhanced precision is needed to exploit the quality of materials and energy to the full extent. Only by reducing the squandering of materials, energy and quality will a harmonious relationship be established between the process industries, the economy, and the environment. Process integration, as well as an integrated effort by the disciplines involved in process technology, will be of crucial importance in attaining the goals of precision process technology. These emerging strategies involve an active exchange of tools and ideas between a variety of disciplines, not only in plant design and operation, but even more in the early stages of process development and design. By looking from various angles at what the future has in store for the process industries, this volume systematically lifts the corners of the veil and may inspire to establish a new tradition of precision in process technology.

CHILDREN S BOOK CLASSICS Kate Douglas Wiggin Edition 11 Novels 120 Short Stories Fairy Tales Fables Poems for Children Illustrated

Author: Kate Douglas Wiggin
Publisher: Musaicum Books
ISBN: 8075832736
Format: PDF
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This unique collection of Kate Wiggin's most beloved children's books has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Series: Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm New Chronicles of Rebecca The Flag-Raising Other Novels: A Summer in a Cañon: A California Story Polly Oliver's Problem: A Story for Girls The Birds' Christmas Carol The Romance of a Christmas Card Timothy's Quest Marm Lisa Mother Carey's Chickens The Diary of a Goose Girl Anthologies: The Arabian Nights: Their Best Known Tales The Talking Bird, the Singing Tree, and the Golden Water The Story of the Fisherman and the Genie The History of the Young King of the Black Isles The Story of Gulnare of the Sea The Story of Aladdin; or, the Wonderful Lamp The Story of Prince Agib The Story of the City of Brass The Story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves The History of Codadad and His Brothers The Story of Sinbad the Voyager The Fairy Ring Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know The Talking Beasts: A Book of Fable Wisdom Fables of Aesop Fables of Bidpai Fables from the Hitopadesa Fables from P. V. Ramaswami Raju Malayan Fables Moorish Fables African Fables Fables from Krilof Fables from the Chinese Fables of La Fontaine Fables from the Spanish Fables of Gay, Cowper, and others The Story Hour: A Book for the Home and the Kindergarten Golden Numbers: A Book of Verse for Youth The Posy Ring: A Book of Verse for Children Pinafore Palace Kate Douglas Wiggin (1856-1923) was an American educator and author of children's stories, most notably the classic children's novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. She started the first free kindergarten in San Francisco in 1878 (the Silver Street Free Kindergarten). Kate Wiggin devoted her adult life to the welfare of children in an era when children were commonly thought of as cheap labor.