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Thinking Chinese Translation
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Valerie Pellatt, Eric T. Liu
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-10 - Publisher: Routledge

Thinking Chinese Translation is a practical and comprehensive course for advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students of Chinese. Thinking Chinese Translation explores the ways in which memory, general knowledge, and creativity (summed up as ‘schema’) contribute to the linguistic ability necessary to create a good translation. The course develops the reader’s
Train Wreck
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: George Bibel
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-07 - Publisher: JHU Press

Trains are massive—with some weighing 15,000 tons or more. When these metal monsters collide or go off the rails, their destructive power becomes clear. In this book, George Bibel presents riveting tales of trains gone wrong, the detective work of finding out why, and the safety improvements that were born
When Will There Be Good News?
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Kate Atkinson
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-10 - Publisher: Random House

The third Jackson Brodie novel, winner of Richard & Judy's Best Read: literary crime from the number-one bestselling author of Big Sky and Transcription. 'An exhilarating read. Her wry humour, sharp eye for the quirks of human behaviour and subtle characterisation are a constant joy' Daily Mail In a quiet
Pain and Privilege
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Sophie Smith
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-06-01 - Publisher: Hardie Grant Publishing

A profound insight into the stories behind the image of the Tour de France, showcasing the sacrifice, despair, strategy and chaos of those four weeks in July to reveal a fascinating new perspective on the greatest race on earth. Every year the Tour de France puts on one of the
Kick Me
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Paul Feig
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-09-24 - Publisher: Crown Archetype

Written in side-splitting and often cringe-inducing detail, Paul Feig takes you in a time machine to a world of bombardment by dodge balls, ill-fated prom dates, hellish school bus rides, and other aspects of public school life that will keep you laughing in recognition and occasionally sighing in relief that