The Circle

The Circle
Author: Dave Eggers
Pages: 528
ISBN: 9780345808608
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Release: 2013-10-08
Editor: Knopf Canada
Language: en

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LONGLISTED 2015 – International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award The Circle is the exhilarating new novel from Dave Eggers, bestselling author of A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award. When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most powerful internet company, she feels she’s been given the opportunity of a lifetime. The Circle, run out of a sprawling California campus, links users’ personal emails, social media, banking, and purchasing with their universal operating system, resulting in one online identity and a new age of civility and transparency. As Mae tours the open-plan office spaces, the towering glass dining facilities, the cozy dorms for those who spend nights at work, she is thrilled with the company’s modernity and activity. There are parties that last through the night, there are famous musicians playing on the lawn, there are athletic activities and clubs and brunches, and even an aquarium of rare fish retrieved from the Marianas Trench by the CEO. Mae can’t believe her luck, her great fortune to work for the most influential company in the world—even as life beyond the campus grows distant, even as a strange encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken, even as her role at the Circle becomes increasingly public. What begins as the captivating story of one woman’s ambition and idealism soon becomes a heart-racing novel of suspense, raising questions about memory, history, privacy, democracy, and the limits of human knowledge.

The Circle

The Circle
Author: Dave Eggers
Pages: 497
ISBN: 0345807294
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Release: 2014
Editor: Vintage
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Hired to work for the world's most powerful Internet company, Mae Holland questions her luck as life beyond her job grows distant, an encounter with a colleague leaves her shaken, and her role at the company becomes increasingly public.

Calling the Circle

Calling the Circle
Author: Christina Baldwin
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780307418593
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Release: 2009-10-14
Editor: Bantam
Language: en

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The original small-press edition of Calling the Circle has become one of the key resources for the rapidly-growing "circle" movement. This newly revised edition brings Christina Baldwin's groundbreaking work to an even broader audience ranging from women's spirituality groups to corporate development teams. 50,000 years ago, women and men gathered around campfires to decide the key issues in their lives. Today, groups everywhere are discovering a new form of this ancient ritual for communication, mutual support, teamwork, and social change. Now, in a book as consciousness-changing as Riane Eisler's The Chalice and the Blade or Peter Senge's The Fifth Discipline, Christina Baldwin offers this powerful new tool to everyone who longs for a community based on honesty, equality, and spiritual integrity. In this simple, profound practice, participants sit in a circle, pass a talking piece from person to person, and speak and listen from the heart. Christina Baldwin gives detailed instructions and suggestions for getting started, setting goals, and solving disagreements safely and respectfully. She also offers inspiring examples of circles in action: a women's spirituality group, a father and son in crisis, a PTA group that averts a school strike and a work project team that accesses a new level of creativity and caring.

Draw the Circle

Draw the Circle
Author: Mark Batterson
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780310327509
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Release: 2012-12-18
Editor: Zondervan
Language: en

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Do you pray as often and as boldly as you want to? There is a way to experience a deeper, more passionate, persistent, and intimate prayer life. Drawing from forty days of true stories, Mark Batterson applies the principles of his New York Times bestselling book The Circle Maker to teach us a new way to pray. As thousands of readers quickly became many tens of thousands, true stories of miraculous and inspiring answers to prayer began to pour in, and as those stories were shared, others were bolstered in their faith to pray with even more boldness. In Draw the Circle, through forty true, faith-building stories of God’s answers to prayer, daily scriptures and prayer prompts, Batterson inspires you to pray and keep praying like never before. Begin a lifetime of watching God work. Believe in the God who can do all things. Experience the power of bold prayer and even bolder faith in Draw the Circle.

Squaring the Circle

Squaring the Circle
Author: Douglas M. Jesseph
Pages: 419
ISBN: 0226398994
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Release: 1999
Editor: University of Chicago Press
Language: en

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PrefaceList of AbbreviationsChapter One: The Mathematical Career of the Monster of MalmesburyChapter Two: The Reform of Mathematics and of the UniversitiesIdeological Origins of the DisputeChapter Three: De Corpore and the Mathematics of MaterialismChapter Four: Disputed FoundationsHobbes vs. Wallis on the Philosophy of MathematicsChapter Five: The "Modern Analytics" and the Nature of DemonstrationChapter Six: The Demise of Hobbesian GeometryChapter Seven: The Religion, Rhetoric, and Politics of Mr. Hobbes and Dr. WallisChapter Eight: Persistence in ErrorWhy Was Hobbes So Resolutely Wrong?Appendix: Selections from Hobbes's Mathematical WritingsReferencesIndex Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

Japan Sinks

Japan Sinks
Author: Sakyo Komatsu
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780486810522
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Release: 2016-02-17
Editor: Courier Dover Publications
Language: en

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"A chillingly realistic work of science fiction." ― The New York Times. After dropping anchor for the night near a small island to the south of Japan, a crew of fishermen awaken to find that the island has vanished without a trace. An investigating scientist theorizes that the tiny island has succumbed to the same force that divided the Japanese archipelago from the mainland ― and that the disastrous shifting of a fault in the Japan Trench has placed the entire country in danger of being swallowed by the sea. Based on rigorous scientific speculation, Japan Sinks recounts a completely credible series of geological events. The story unfolds from multiple points of view, offering fascinating perspectives on the catastrophe's political, social, and psychological effects. Winner of the Mystery Writers of Japan Award and the Seiun Award, this prescient 1973 science-fiction novel foreshadowed the consequences of the 1995 Osaka-Kobe earthquake and the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.

The Circle the Spiral

The Circle   the Spiral
Author: Eva Rask Knudsen
Pages: 360
ISBN: 9042010584
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Release: 2004
Editor: Rodopi
Language: en

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In Aboriginal and Māori literature, the circle and the spiral are the symbolic metaphors for a never-ending journey of discovery and rediscovery. The journey itself, with its indigenous perspectives and sense of orientation, is the most significant act of cultural recuperation. The present study outlines the fields of indigenous writing in Australia and New Zealand in the crucial period between the mid-1980s and the early 1990s - particularly eventful years in which postcolonial theory attempted to 'centre the margins' and indigenous writers were keen to escape the particular centering offered in search of other positions more in tune with their creative sensibilities. Indigenous writing relinquished its narrative preference for social realism in favour of traversing old territory in new spiritual ways; roots converted into routes. Standard postcolonial readings of indigenous texts often overwrite the 'difference' they seek to locate because critical orthodoxy predetermines what 'difference' can be. Critical evaluations still tend to eclipse the ontological grounds of Aboriginal and Māori traditions and specific ways of moving through and behaving in cultural landscapes and social contexts. Hence the corrective applied in Circles and Spirals - to look for locally and culturally specific tracks and traces that lead in other directions than those catalogued by postcolonial convention. This agenda is pursued by means of searching enquiries into the historical, anthropological, political and cultural determinants of the present state of Aboriginal and Māori writing (principally fiction). Independent yet interrelated exemplary analyses of works by Keri Hulme and Patricia Grace and Mudrooroo and Sam Watson (Australia) provided the 'thick description' that illuminates the author's central theses, with comparative side-glances at Witi Ihimaera, Heretaunga Pat Baker and Alan Duff (New Zealand) and Archie Weller and Sally Morgan (Australia).

The Circle

The Circle
Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: UVA:X030293587
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Release: 1997
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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The Circle Way

The Circle Way
Author: Christina Baldwin,Ann Linnea
Pages: 218
ISBN: 9781605092584
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Release: 2010-03-01
Editor: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Language: en

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Meetings in the round have become the preferred tool for moving individual commitment into group action. This book lays out the structure of circle conversation, based on the original work of the authors who have standardized the essential elements that constitute circle practice.

The Circle

The Circle
Author: Laura Day
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9781439118214
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Release: 2009-03-17
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

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The "New York Times" bestselling author of "Practical Intuition" shows readers how one carefully crafted wish can serve as a match to ignite potent and lasting transformation in their lives.

The Sharing Circle

The Sharing Circle
Author: Theresa Larsen-Jonasson
Pages: 38
ISBN: 0993869440
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Release: 2016-09
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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When two red foxes have an argument which breaks apart their community, a gentle buffalo decides to take a braid of sweetgrass to a local elder and asks her to help with a sharing circle for all the animals.

Closing the Circle

Closing the Circle
Author: Timothy Neat,Gillian McDermott
Pages: 312
ISBN: UCSD:31822031869266
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Release: 2002
Editor: Iynx Pub
Language: en

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A beautifully illustrated biography of Thomas Howarth, who discovered Scotland's most original architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. With many previously unpublished documents from Mackintosh, Margaret MacDonald, Herbert McNair, and more.

Commutative Groups of Diffeomorphisms of the Circle

Commutative Groups of Diffeomorphisms of the Circle
Author: Bryna Kra
Pages: 106
ISBN: STANFORD:36105009668703
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Release: 1994
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Circle

Circle
Author: Mac Barnett
Pages: 48
ISBN: 9781536210545
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Release: 2019-03-05
Editor: Candlewick Press
Language: en

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Multi-award-winning, New York Times best-selling duo Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen deliver the final wry and resonant tale about Triangle, Square, and Circle. This book is about Circle. This book is also about Circle’s friends, Triangle and Square. Also it is about a rule that Circle makes, and how she has to rescue Triangle when he breaks that rule. With their usual pitch-perfect pacing and subtle, sharp wit, Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen come full circle in the third and final chapter of their clever shapes trilogy.

The Circle of the Sciences

The Circle of the Sciences
Author: James Wylde
Pages: 329
ISBN: STANFORD:36105027361976
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Release: 1862
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Little Book of Circle Processes

Little Book of Circle Processes
Author: Kay Pranis
Pages: 76
ISBN: 9781680990416
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Release: 2015-01-27
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

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Our ancestors gathered around a fire in a circle, families gather around their kitchen tables in circles, and now we are gathering in circles as communities to solve problems. The practice draws on the ancient Native American tradition of a talking piece. Peacemaking Circles are used in neighborhoods to provide support for those harmed by crime and to decide sentences for those who commit crime, in schools to create positive classroom climates and resolve behavior problems, in the workplace to deal with conflict, and in social services to develop more organic support systems for people struggling to get their lives together. A title in The Little Books of Justice and Peacebuilding Series.

Total field magnetics and electromagnetic anomalies of the Circle mining district

Total field magnetics and electromagnetic anomalies of the Circle mining district
Author: Alaska. Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys,WGM Inc
Pages: 329
ISBN: UOM:39015053977446
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Release: 1994
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Widening the Circle

Widening the Circle
Author: Beverly J. Klug,Patricia T. Whitfield
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781136063381
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Release: 2012-11-12
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

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Recognizing the need for a pedagogy that better serves American Indian students, Beverly J. Klug and Patricia T. Whitfield construct a pedagogical model that blends native and non-native worldviews and methods. Among the building blocks of this new, culturally relevant education are language-based approaches to literacy development, the use of oral histories to supplement traditional texts, and a re-evaluation of the knowledge base these students need for success in tribal enterprises.

The Circle of Ceridwen

The Circle of Ceridwen
Author: Octavia Randolph
Pages: 762
ISBN: 1942044178
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Release: 2019-11-02
Editor: Pyewacket Press
Language: en

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Now in Hard Cover - The Complete Saga! It is the year 871. Of seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, five have fallen to the invading Vikings. . Across this war-torn landscape travels fifteen year old Ceridwen, now thrust into the lives of the conquerors... Epic...immensely satisfying...an impressive achievement - Historical Novel Society

Orr s Circle of the Sciences Elementary chemistry of the imponderable agents and of inorganic bodies

Orr s Circle of the Sciences  Elementary chemistry of the imponderable agents and of inorganic bodies
Author: William Somerville Orr
Pages: 329
ISBN: UOM:39015066699763
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Release: 1855
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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