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The Ministry of Fear: An Entertainment (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics Ser. #Vol. 10)

by Graham Greene

In London during the Blitz, an amnesiac must outwit a twisted Nazi plot in this “master thriller” of espionage, murder, and deception (Time). On a peaceful Sunday afternoon, Arthur Rowe comes upon a charity fete in the gardens of a Cambridgeshire vicarage where he wins a game of chance. If only this were an ordinary day. Britain is under threat by Germany, and the air raid sirens that bring the bazaar to a halt expose Rowe as no ordinary man. Recently released from a psychiatric prison for the mercy killing of his wife, he is burdened by guilt, and now, in possession of a seemingly innocuous prize, on the run from a nest of Nazi spies who want him dead. Pursued on a dark odyssey through the bombed-out streets of London, he becomes enmeshed in a tangle of secrets that reach into the dark recesses of his own forgotten past. And there isn’t a soul he can trust, not even himself. Because Arthur Rowe doesn’t even know who he really is. “A storyteller of genius,” Graham Greene composed his serpentine mystery of authentic wartime espionage—and one the author’s personal favorites—while working for MI6 (Evelyn Waugh). But The Ministry of Fear “is more than a mere thriller . . . [it’s a] hypnotic moonstone of a novel” (The New York Times).

The End of the Affair (Vintage Classics Ser. #Vol. 13)

by Graham Greene

Graham Greene’s masterful novel of love and betrayal in World War II London is “undeniably a major work of art” (The New Yorker). Maurice Bendrix, a writer in Clapham during the Blitz, develops an acquaintance with Sarah Miles, the bored, beautiful wife of a dull civil servant named Henry. Maurice claims it’s to divine a character for his novel-in-progress. That’s the first deception. What he really wants is Sarah, and what Sarah needs is a man with passion. So begins a series of reckless trysts doomed by Maurice’s increasing romantic demands and Sarah’s tortured sense of guilt. Then, after Maurice miraculously survives a bombing, Sarah ends the affair—quickly, absolutely, and without explanation. It’s only when Maurice crosses paths with Sarah’s husband that he discovers the fallout of their duplicity—and it’s more unexpected than Maurice, Henry, or Sarah herself could have imagined. Adapted for film in both 1956 and 1999, Greene’s novel of all that inspires love—and all that poisons it—is “singularly moving and beautiful” (Evelyn Waugh).

The Power and the Glory (Novel Ser.novel Series)

by Graham Greene

This prize-winning novel of a fugitive priest in Mexico is quite simply “Graham Greene’s masterpiece” (John Updike, The New York Review of Books). In the Mexican state of Tabasco in the 1930s, all vestiges of Catholicism are being outlawed by the government. As churches are razed, icons are banned, and the price of devotion is execution, an unnamed member of the clergy flees. He’s known only as the “whisky priest.” Beset by heretical vices, guilt, and an immoral past, he’s torn between self-destruction and self-preservation. Too modest to be a martyr, too stubborn to follow the law, and too craven to take a bullet, he now travels as one of the hunted—attending, in secret, to the spiritual needs of the faithful. When a peasant begs him to return to Tabasco to hear the confessions of a dying man, the whisky priest knows it’s a trap. But it’s also his duty—and possibly his salvation. Named by Time magazine as one of the hundred best English-language novels written since 1923, The Power and the Glory is “a violent, raw” work on “suffering, strained faith, and ultimate redemption” (The Atlantic).

The Pot Thief Mysteries Volume Two: The Pot Thief Who Studied Escoffier, The Pot Thief Who Studied D. H. Lawrence, and The Pot Thief Who Studied Billy the Kid (The Pot Thief Mysteries)

by J. Michael Orenduff

Albuquerque pottery dealer/treasure hunter/sleuth Hubie Schuze is back digging up trouble—in this second collection from the “smartly funny” series (Anne Hillerman, author of Spider Woman’s Daughter). A dealer in ancient Native American pottery, Hubert Schuze has spent years searching the public lands of New Mexico for artwork that would otherwise remain buried. According to the US government, he’s a thief, but Hubie knows the real crime would be to allow age-old traditions to die. He honors prehistoric craftspeople by resurrecting their handiwork, and nothing—not even foul play—will stop him in these three installments of the Lefty Award–winning mystery series. The Pot Thief Who Studied Escoffier: When a restaurateur asks him to create one hundred dinner plates for his new Austrian eatery in Santa Fe, Hubie can’t say no to the challenge—or the $25,000 he’ll be paid. But no sooner does he start the project than the fractious kitchen staff starts turning up dead. Hubie will have to dish out some serious detective work if he’s going to collect his fee, save the restaurant, and escape Santa Fe alive. “Funny at a very high intellectual level and deliciously delightful.” —The Baltimore Sun The Pot Thief Who Studied D. H. Lawrence: Eighty years ago, D. H. Lawrence moved to Taos, where a neighbor welcomed him with a stew served in a handcrafted pot made by a legendary craftswoman. Now, the neighbor’s great-grandson wants Hubie to retrieve it. The pot thief agrees, but his search of the Lawrence ranch is interrupted by a blizzard that traps him and several other guests indoors. It soon becomes apparent that one of them is a killer—and Hubie finds himself facing a mystery so shocking it would make Lady Chatterley blush. The Pot Thief Who Studied Billy the Kid: After lowering himself into a cave in search of Anasazi Indian pottery, Hubie uncovers a long-dead corpse, buried where the ancient tribe would never have left a body. As he puzzles over this discovery, he hears a chilling sound: his truck, left behind on the cliff face, being driven away. After a narrow escape, Hubie returns with his best friend, Susannah, to try to identify the dead man. What they find instead is a mystery that takes them back not to the days before Columbus, but to the Wild West of Billy the Kid . . .

Java APIs, Extensions and Libraries: Swing, Javafx, Javascript, Jdbc And Network Programming Apis

by Kishori Sharan

This book completes the Apress Java learning journey and is a comprehensive approach to learning Java APIs, extensions, and modules such as Java EE integration, mobile Java modules, JavaFX, and JDBC. In this book, you'll learn how to build user interfaces with Swing and JavaFX as well as how to write network programs with the new Java 9 and much more.Java APIs, Extensions and Libraries is for Java programmers who are familiar with the fundamentals of the Java language and Java programming, who are now ready to call upon the power of extended Java functionality available from the huge array of Java APIs, extensions, and libraries. After reading and learning from this book you'll be ready to become a professional Java programmer.What You’ll LearnExtend your Java skills beyond the fundamental object-oriented concepts and core language featuresApply Java Swing for building Java front ends Get started with Java network programmingConnect to databases and access data from Java programs using the JDBC APIWork with JavaFX, RMI (Remote Method Invocation), and JNI (Java Native Interface)Use the new scripting features of JavaWho This Book Is ForJava programmers who are familiar with the fundamentals of the Java language and Java programming.

The Pragmatist's Guide to Corporate Lean Strategy: Incorporating Lean Startup And Lean Enterprise Practices In Your Business

by Michael Nir

Use this practical, step-by-step guide on lean agile strategy to harness technological disruption at your large business to successfully advance your business rather than suffer a loss of business. The lean agile enterprise concept is demystified and translated into action as the author shares his experience with both success and major failure in areas such as healthcare, insurance, major airline, manufacturing, financial services, education, and big data. The author shares the good, the bad, and the ugly of enterprise-level adoption of lean startup practices (what we call a “lean corporation”). The book provides step-by-step instructions specifically targeted to technologists in multiple roles—from CEO to a developer on the ground—on how to build a “lean agile corporation” and avoid common traps. Building on the experience of the “lean startup” framework of Steven Blank and Eric Reis, this book takes these concepts to the enterprise level by providing tips and best practice guidelines, sharing “horror stories” and common anti-patterns in a fun and engaging way. What You'll Learn Discover how you can contribute to your company as it becomes a lean agile corporation and survives technological and digital disruptionBeat Facebook, Amazon, Apple, and Google at their own game by using methods they use to quickly experiment with new services and features Understand how to advance your career in a lean startup frameworkKnow how you can trace your company’s success to your daily work Who This Book Is ForThose in technology and business who are interested in strategy, business agility, management, execution, new technologies, and in the future of the business world.

Collaborative Innovation Networks: Building Adaptive And Resilient Organizations (Studies On Entrepreneurship, Structural Change And Industrial Dynamics Ser.)

by João Leitão Francesca Grippa Julia Gluesing Ken Riopelle Peter Gloor

This unique book reveals how Collaborative Innovation Networks (COINs) can be used to achieve resilience to change and external shocks. COINs, which consist of 'cyberteams' of motivated individuals, are self-organizing emergent social systems for coping with external change. The book describes how COINs enable resilience in healthcare, e.g. through teams of patients, family members, doctors and researchers to support patients with chronic diseases, or by reducing infant mortality by forming groups of mothers, social workers, doctors, and policymakers. It also examines COINs within large corporations and how they build resilience by forming, spontaneously and without intervention on the part of the management, to creatively respond to new risks and external threats. The expert contributions also discuss how COINs can benefit startups, offering new self-organizing forms of leadership in which all stakeholders collaborate to develop new products.

Multidisciplinary Management of Rectal Cancer: Questions And Answers

by Hans-Joachim Schmoll Vincenzo Valentini Cornelis J. van de Velde

In this book, a distinguished group of clinicians provide straightforward, focused answers to the questions most commonly confronted by a multidisciplinary team when caring for patients with rectal cancer. The format of the book is designed to aid optimal decision making in a multidisciplinary setting with respect to key issues in imaging, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and surgery, all of which are considered in detail. Helpful guidance is also offered on risk factor identification, pathology procedures and their prognostic value, and multidisciplinary team management. The authors have been carefully selected for their expertise, and most have been involved in the management of the more significant trials published in Europe during the past decade.In an era in which all patients are entitled to access healthcare systems that deliver the highest quality of treatment within a safe environment, together with appropriate advice, support, and long-term follow-up, the multidisciplinary team is of central importance. This successful book, in its revised and updated second edition, is designed to provide all the guidance likely to be required by members of the multidisciplinary team at various stages of the pathway of care for patients with rectal cancer.

Fan-Out Wafer-Level Packaging

by John H. Lau

This comprehensive guide to fan-out wafer-level packaging (FOWLP) technology compares FOWLP with flip chip and fan-in wafer-level packaging. It presents the current knowledge on these key enabling technologies for FOWLP, and discusses several packaging technologies for future trends. The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) employed their InFO (integrated fan-out) technology in A10, the application processor for Apple’s iPhone, in 2016, generating great excitement about FOWLP technology throughout the semiconductor packaging community. For many practicing engineers and managers, as well as scientists and researchers, essential details of FOWLP – such as the temporary bonding and de-bonding of the carrier on a reconstituted wafer/panel, epoxy molding compound (EMC) dispensing, compression molding, Cu revealing, RDL fabrication, solder ball mounting, etc. – are not well understood. Intended to help readers learn the basics of problem-solving methods and understand the trade-offs inherent in making system-level decisions quickly, this book serves as a valuable reference guide for all those faced with the challenging problems created by the ever-increasing interest in FOWLP, helps to remove roadblocks, and accelerates the design, materials, process, and manufacturing development of key enabling technologies for FOWLP.

An Empirical Investigation into Child Abuse and Neglect in India: Burden, Impact And Protective Measures (Springerbriefs In Well-being And Quality Of Life Research Ser.)

by Sibnath Deb

This book provides a comprehensive overview of child abuse and neglect globally in general terms and with empirical evidence from Puducherry, India. The study unearths the reality concerning child safety and raises a number of questions about child safety measures at the institutional and family levels. It recommends evidence-based and culture-specific preventive measures for child protection. The empirical evidence presented here provides important and useful information to school administrators on the issues of child abuse and neglect, for them to take evidence-based protective measures both at school and at home. For cross-cultural comparison, the findings are of interest to international scholars and academics. This work is useful for policy makers, educators, NGO personnel, child rights activists and opinion leaders in government departments dealing with children, and for researchers in the fields of psychology, social work, nursing, pediatric, forensic medicine, and public health.

Sozialraum erforschen: Qualitative Methoden in der Geographie

by Jeannine Wintzer

Dieses Buch stellt 21 Forschungsarbeiten zur Erforschung des Sozialraums vor und beschäftigt sich im Zuge dessen mit (1) dem Theorie-Methoden-Verhältnis, (2) der konkreten methodischen Umsetzung eines Forschungsprojektes und (3) den notwendigen Reflexionen im Hinblick auf das geographische Handeln. Denn geographisches Denken und Forschen ist durch Paradigmen- und Methodenpluralismus geprägt. Beides befruchtet die Geographie, stellt Studierende und Doktorierende jedoch auch vor große Herausforderungen, da für die Vielzahl von Forschungsfragen nicht eine allgemeingültige Theorie und generalisierende Methode zur Anwendung kommen kann. Fragen wie „Welche sozialräumlichen Praktiken können mit welcher Theorie und Methode analysiert werden?“, „Wie kann Forschungslogik und Gegenstandsangemessenheit gewährleistet werden?“ und „Welche Gütekriterien garantieren ‚gute Forschung‘?“ sind Fragen, die innerhalb von Forschungsprozessen immer wieder aufkommen. Die Beiträge geben forschungspraktische Antworten und motivieren für einen kreativen, transparenten und nachvollziehbaren Forschungsprozess.

Kommentar zur (Muster-)Berufsordnung für die in Deutschland tätigen Ärztinnen und Ärzte – MBO-Ä 1997

by Rudolf Ratzel Hans-Dieter Lippert Jens Prütting

Das Werk kommentiert die Musterberufsordnung, also das Berufsrecht der Ärztinnen und Ärzte in Deutschland. Die Neuauflage arbeitet die Änderungen, die der 118. Deutsche Ärztetag beschlossen hat, ein.Die Berufsordnung für Ärzte bleibt auch nach den Änderungen im Bürgerlichen Gesetzbuch (Behandlungsvertrag) und im StGB (Korruption im Gesundheitswesen) aktuelles Berufsrecht, weil diese Normen teilweise andere Regelungsziele verfolgen.Der Kommentar will der Praxis – Ärzten und Juristen – auch in der Neuauflage ein zuverlässiger und kompetenter Begleiter im Umgang mit der Berufsordnung für Ärzte sein.

Stochastisches Bestandsmanagement

by Christian Brabänder

Dieses essential erklärt grundlegend das betriebliche Gestaltungsfeld Bestandsmanagement und führt die relevanten Begriffe und Formeln ein. Stochastisches Bestandsmanagement beschäftigt sich mit Antworten auf die Fragen, wann Produktbestellungen aufgegeben werden sollen und wie viel auf einmal bestellt werden soll. Dabei werden die Unsicherheiten des zu versorgenden, konsumierenden Prozesses und des zuliefernden Nachschub-Prozesses berücksichtigt. Diese Aufgaben können mithilfe von Modellen optimal gelöst werden. Die wichtigsten Modelle zur Beantwortung der Fragen nach dem Wann und dem Wie viel werden einsteigerfreundlich erklärt und ihre Anwendung an einfachen Beispielen und einer Fallstudie gezeigt. Nacheinander werden das Newsvendor Modell, das kontinuierliche und das periodische Bestandsmodell erläutert.

Influencer Relations: Marketing Und Pr Mit Digitalen Meinungsführern

by Annika Schach Timo Lommatzsch

Die Zusammenarbeit mit digitalen Influencern wird für die Marketing- und PR-Abteilungen großer Unternehmen immer interessanter. Neben klassischer Werbung, Media Relations und Content Marketing gehört auch das Influencer Marketing mittlerweile zum Handwerkszeug der Unternehmenskommunikation. Aber was sind eigentlich Influencer? Influencer sind die Meinungsführer und Meinungsmacher des digitalen Zeitalters. Typischerweise haben sie sich über verschiedene digitale Kanäle (wie Blogs und Social Media) ein Netzwerk aufbauen können, in dem sie dank einer gewissen Themenkompetenz als Anlaufquelle für bestimmte Informationen gelten. Influencer sind in der Regel also weder Journalisten noch klassischen Testimonials oder Prominente, die seit jeher in der Werbung als Botschafter eingesetzt werden, sondern viel mehr ganz normale Menschen, die sich in der digitalen Öffentlichkeit den Ruf eines Experten für bestimmte Themen erarbeiten konnten. In Unternehmen gilt daher die Pflege der Influencer Relations als Weiterentwicklung des Empfehlungsmarketings. Denn auch wenn die Theorie die Wirksamkeit des Influencer Marketings noch oft kritisch diskutiert, sind Unternehmen, die mittlerweile - ausschließlich oder verstärkt - auf diese Form der Kommunikation setzen, sehr erfolgreich damit. Dieses Grundlagenwerk bietet erstmals eine fundierte Aufbereitung der Felder Influencer Relations und Influencer Marketing. Neben einer umfassenden Definition und Abgrenzung der wichtigen Begrifflichkeiten stellt es vor allem die Aspekte der strategischen Planung und praktischen Umsetzung vor und erläutert die Themen Evaluation/Key Performance Indicators sowie rechtliche und medienethische Grundlagen. Führende Experten aus der Praxis geben anhand aktueller Best-Cases einen Einblick in den aktuellen Status quo der jungen Disziplin, der vor allem für Vertreter aus Unternehmen und Agenturen interessant ist. Insgesamt ein lohnendes Buch für Kommunikations- und Marketingexperten wie auch Studierende der Kommunikationswissenschaften sowie der Public Relations und des Marketings.

Nachhaltiges Wirtschaften im digitalen Zeitalter: Innovation - Steuerung - Compliance

by Andreas Gadatsch Dirk Schreiber Hartmut Ihne Jürgen Monhemius

Nachhaltiges Wirtschaften ist eine Zukunftsaufgabe, der sich das Buch aus verschiedenen Perspektiven widmet. Im Mittelpunkt steht dabei die Frage, wie die Wettbewerbsfähigkeit unseres Landes erhalten, gestärkt und damit die Zukunftsperspektiven der nächsten Generation gesichert werden können. Behandelt werden darüber hinaus u. a. Fragen nach den ethisch sinnvollen Verankerungsmöglichkeiten von Nachhaltigkeit im Unternehmen und in der Gesellschaft, nach der rechtlichen Unterstützung des globalen nachhaltigen Wirtschaftens, nach den Instrumenten für zukünftige Führungskräfte und den Nutzungsmöglichkeiten von Innovationen für ein nachhaltiges Wachstum, nach den Messungs- und Steuerungsmöglichkeiten von Nachhaltigkeit sowie nach der Perspektive des nachhaltigen Controlling im Nachfolgeprozess. Zusätzlich zur Erörterung praktischer Erfahrungen in Organisationen bilden die nachhaltige Entwicklung der Finanzwirtschaft und die Auswirkungen der Digitalisierung auf die Immobilienbranche weitere thematische Schwerpunkte.

Reconceiving Muslim Men: Love and Marriage, Family and Care in Precarious Times (Fertility, Reproduction and Sexuality: Social and Cultural Perspectives #38)

by Marcia C. Inhorn Nefissa Naguib

This volume provides intimate anthropological accounts of Muslim men’s everyday lives in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, and diasporic communities in the West. Amid increasing political turmoil and economic precarity, Muslim men around the world are enacting nurturing roles as husbands, sons, fathers, and community members, thereby challenging broader systems of patriarchy and oppression. By focusing on the ways in which Muslim men care for those they love, this volume challenges stereotypes and showcases Muslim men’s humanity.

Tailored Light 1: High Power Lasers For Production (Rwthedition Ser.)

by Reinhart Poprawe Konstantin Boucke Dieter Hoffman

The Laser world consists basically of two areas, which are necessary and in many cases also sufficient for effective innovation: The right laser for the right application. For the individual application that means the determination of optimized process parameters in terms of laser power, peak power/ intensity, focus geometry and dimension, pulse length, pulse repetition rate and wavelength to name only the six most important ones. Once these parameters are identified, the corresponding Laser has to be selected on the basis of commercial availability. Obviously there is no such thing than "One Laser for all". The situation is rather comparable with electrical power, were depending on the demand of the application in terms of voltage, current and time corresponding power supplies need to be tailored, however, with the difference that in the case of the Laser the variety of parameters is even higher, thus the technology is more complex but on the other hand much more flexible in terms optimizing the source to the application. As a consequence it is suggested to generate two volumes on Lasers and Applications named "Tailored Light".

The Global Life of Austerity: Comparing Beyond Europe (Critical Interventions: A Forum for Social Analysis #17)

by Theodoros Rakopoulos

Austerity and structural adjustment programs are just the latest forms of neoliberal policy to have a profoundly damaging impact on the targeted populations. Yet, as the contributors to this collection argue, the recent austerity-related European crisis is not a breach of erstwhile development schemes, but a continuation of economic policies. Using historical analysis and ethnographically-grounded research, this volume shows the similarities of the European conundrum with realities outside Europe, seeing austerity in a non-Eurocentric fashion. In doing so, it offers novel insights as to how economic crises are experienced at a global level.

The Experience of Neoliberal Education (Higher Education in Critical Perspective: Practices and Policies #4)

by Bonnie Urciuoli

The college experience is increasingly positioned to demonstrate its value as a worthwhile return on investment. Specific, definable activities, such as research experience, first-year experience, and experiential learning, are marketed as delivering precise skill sets in the form of an individual educational package. Through ethnography-based analysis, the contributors to this volume explore how these commodified "experiences" have turned students into consumers and given them the illusion that they are in control of their investment. They further reveal how the pressure to plan every move with a constant eye on a demonstrable return has supplanted traditional approaches to classroom education and profoundly altered the student experience.

NASA Formal Methods: 10th International Symposium, Nfm 2018, Newport News, Va, Usa, April 17-19, 2018, Proceedings (Lecture Notes In Computer Science #10811)

by Aaron Dutle César Muñoz Anthony Narkawicz

This book constitutes the proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on NASA Formal Methods, NFM 2018, held in Newport News, VA, USA, in April 2018.The 24 full and 7 short papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 92 submissions. The papers focus on formal techniques and other approaches for software assurance, their theory, current capabilities and limitations, as well as their potential application to aerospace, robotics, and other NASA-relevant safety-critical systems during all stages of the software life-cycle.

Intimate Mobilities: Sexual Economies, Marriage and Migration in a Disparate World (Worlds in Motion #3)

by Christian Groes Nadine T. Fernandez

As globalization and transnational encounters intensify, people’s mobility is increasingly conditioned by intimacy, ranging from love, desire, and sexual liaisons to broader family, kinship, and conjugal matters. This book explores the entanglement of mobility and intimacy in various configurations throughout the world. It argues that rather than being distinct and unrelated phenomena, intimacy-related mobilities constitute variations of cross-border movements shaped by and deeply entwined with issues of gender, kinship, race, and sexuality, as well as local and global powers and border restrictions in a disparate world.

The Angels Will Not Care (A Cecil Younger Investigation #5)

by John Straley

Trapped on an Alaskan cruise line, PI Cecil Younger must expose a killer—and fast—or he may just find himself sleeping with the fishes.Cecil Younger never thought it would come to this: running surveillance on a chicken coop that’s being raided by a fowl thief. But things have not exactly been breaking right lately for the Alaskan PI. The logical thing to do? Take a vacation, of course.Well, it’s not exactly a vacation. Cecil has been paid to investigate a doctor aboard a cruise ship up the Alaskan coast following some complaints from his patients . . . that is, the patients who are still alive to complain. Worst of all, someone is leaving evidence pointing an accusing finger at Cecil. By the time the S.S. Westward makes landfall, Cecil will be wishing he was back guarding chickens.

Street of No Return: A Library of America eBook Classic (Vintage Crime Ser.)

by David Goodis

For the first time, the best work of a distinctive master of American noir is available in authoritative e-book editions from The Library of America. In Street of No Return (1954), David Goodis presents a skid row odyssey in which a famous crooner scarred by violence descends into dereliction. From its opening in the freezing wind of a November street corner through its explosive ending, it is imbued with Goodis's deep identification with "the unchartered society of the homeless and the hopeless." Other David Goodis novels available as Library of America E-Book Classics include: Nightfall, Dark Passage, The Moon in the Gutter, and The Burglar.

The Moon in the Gutter: A Library of America eBook Classic (Midnight Classics Ser.)

by David Goodis

For the first time, the best work of a distinctive master of American noir is available in authoritative e-book editions from The Library of America. The Moon in the Gutter (1953) is one of David Goodis's many tours of the down-and-out neighborhoods of his native city of Philadelphia. William Kerrigan's pursuit of the riddle of his sister's death in an obscure alleyway provides the starting point for a tortuous journey into "the darkness of all lost dreams." Other David Goodis novels available as Library of America E-Book Classics include: Nightfall, Dark Passage, The Burglar, and Street of No Return.

The Burglar: A Library of America eBook Classic

by David Goodis

For the first time, the best work of a distinctive master of American noir is available in authoritative e-book editions from The Library of America. In The Burglar (1953), first published like all his later novels as a paperback original, David Goodis explores his characteristic notion of the criminal gang as surrogate family, wracked by thwarted aspirations and contradictory desires. Other David Goodis novels available as Library of America E-Book Classics include: Nightfall, Dark Passage, The Moon in the Gutter, and Street of No Return.

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