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Dongri To Dubai

by S. Hussain Zaidi Dongri to Dubai is the first ever attempt to chronicle the history of the Mumbai mafia. It is the story of notorious gangsters like Haji Mastan, Karim Lala, Varadarajan Mudaliar, Chhota Rajan, Abu Salem, but above all, it is the story of a young man who went astray despite having a […]

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Numbers Behind Numb3Rs

by Keith J. Devlin, Gary Lorden The companion to the hit CBS crime series Numb3rs presents the fascinating way mathematics is used to fight real-life crime Using the popular CBS prime-time TV crime series Numb3rs as a springboard, Keith Devlin (known to millions of NPR listeners as ?the Math Guy? on NPR?s Weekend Edition with […]

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Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens Everyone is familiar with this classic Christmas story. Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly, unpleasant man who despises Christmas and overworks his clerk Bob Cratchit. As he prepares for another Christmas Eve without celebration, Scrooge is greeted by his dead business partner, Jacob Marley who warns him that his greed will not go […]

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Animal Farm

by George Orwel As ferociously fresh as it was more than a half century ago, this remarkable allegory of a downtrodden society of overworked, mistreated animals, and their quest to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality is one of the most scathing satires ever published. As we witness the rise and bloody fall […]

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Image Processing With Matlab

by Rafael C. Gonzalez, Richard Eugene Woods For courses in Image Processing and Computer Vision. Completely self-contained and heavily illustrated this introduction to basic concepts and methodologies for digital image processing is written at a level that truly is suitable for seniors and first-year graduate students in almost any technical discipline. The leading textbook in […]

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Tales Of Beedle The Bard

by The Tales of Beedle the Bard, a Wizarding classic, first came to Muggle readers’ attention in the book known as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Now, thanks to Hermione Granger’s new translation from the ancient runes, we present this stunning edition with an introduction, notes, and illustrations by J.K. Rowling, and extensive commentary […]

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Beyond Degrees

by Guy St. Clair Beyond Degrees gives a unique view of the current hot topic of continuing professional development / lifelong learning in the information services environment. It aims to provide the reader with guidelines for conceptualising, designing and measuring successful programmes for professional learning, staff development and professional growth in the organization. by Edwin […]

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Batatyachi Chal

by DAN MAYUR This is a book about the struggles of a young man in the pursuit of excellence in the face of the vicissitudes of life. In this entertaining and informative memoir, Dan Mayur traces a fascinating life story from his humble beginnings in rural India to his ascent into corporate leadership in America. […]

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20000 Leagues Under The Sea

by Jules Verne The adventures of a French scientist and his companions who travel the Seven Seas as prisoners aboard the submarine of the mysterious Captain Nemo. by Jules Verne ¬†French naturalist Dr. Aronnax embarks on an expedition to hunt down a sea monster, only to discover instead the Nautilus, a remarkable submarine built by […]

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