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Abel Sanchez

By Miguel de Unamuno
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : NoBooks Editorial
  • Pages : 127
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Estamos especializados en publicar textos en español. Para encontrar mas títulos busque “NoBooks Editorial” o visite nuestra web http://www.nobooksed.com Contamos con mas volúmenes en español que cualquier otra editorial en formato electrónico y continuamos creciendo. Abel Sánchez (subtitulada Una historia de pasión) es una novela escrita por Miguel de Unamuno en 1917. Aunque su estilo es más realista que la de sus nivolas, en ella pueden encontrarse los rasgos fundamentales de la narrativa unamuniana.

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The acknowledged masterpiece of Unamuno expresses the anguish of modern man as he is caught up in the struggle between the dictates of reason and the demands of his own heart.

Energy Alternatives

By Margaret Haerens
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  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Book Code : 0737767618
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Members : 960
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This must-have volume explores global developments in energy alternatives, focusing on nuclear energy, particularly the impact of the Fukushima nuclear crisis, as well as the politics and economics of energy alternatives. Primary sources and essays from international sources offer a truly panoramic view. Stellar essay sources include Yazeed Kamaldien, Integrated Regional Information Networks, Barack Obama, Young Il Choung, James Holloway, Yazeed Kamaldien, The Economist, and Siobhan Dowling.

Tumor Marker and Carcinogenesis

By Manjul Tiwari
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Book Code : 1000819124
  • Total of Pages : 98
  • Category : Medical
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Cancer may be regarded as a group of diseases characterized by an (i) abnormal growth of cells (ii) ability to invade adjacent tissue and even distant organs and(iii) the eventual death of the affected patient if the tumor has progressed beyond that stage when it can be successfully removed.

The Big Book of Science Fiction

By Jeff VanderMeer,Ann Vandermeer
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  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Book Code : 1101910100
  • Total of Pages : 1216
  • Category : Fiction
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Quite possibly the GREATEST science-fiction collection of ALL TIME—past, present, and FUTURE! • "Nearly 1,200 pages of stories by the genre’s luminaries, like H. G. Wells, Arthur C. Clarke and Ursula K. Le Guin, as well as lesser-known authors." —The New York Times Book Review What if life was never-ending? What if you could change your body to adapt to an alien ecology? What if the Pope was a robot? Spanning galaxies and millennia, this must-have anthology showcases classic contributions from H.G. Wells, Arthur C. Clarke, Octavia Butler, and Kurt Vonnegut alongside a century of the eccentrics, rebels, and visionaries who have inspired generations of readers. Within its pages, find beloved worlds of space opera, hard SF, cyberpunk, the new wave, and more. Learn the secret history of science fiction, from literary icons who wrote SF to authors from over 25 countries, some never before translated into English. In THE BIG BOOK OF SCIENCE FICTION, literary power couple Ann and Jeff VanderMeer transport readers from Mars to Mechanopolis, planet Earth to parts unknown. Read the genre that predicted electric cars, travel to the moon, and the modern smart phone. We’ve got the worlds if you’ve got the time. Including: · Legendary tales from Isaac Asimov and Ursula LeGuin! · An unearthed sci-fi story from W.E.B. DuBois! · The first publication of the work of cybernetic visionary David R. Bunch in 20 years! · A rare and brilliant novella by Chinese international sensation Liu Cixin! Plus: · Aliens! · Space battles! · Robots! · Technology gone wrong! · Technology gone right!

We, Robots

By Simon Ings
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  • Publisher : Head of Zeus Ltd
  • Book Code : 1789540925
  • Total of Pages : 1032
  • Category : Fiction
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Book Short Summary:

Science fiction author Simon Ings selects 100 of the best short stories on artificial intelligence.