french exit

Book Title : French Exit
Author : Patrick deWitt
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release Date : 2018-08-28
Pages : 256
ISBN : 9781526601155
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The new novel from the Man Booker-shortlisted author of The Sisters Brothers 'DeWitt is in possession of a fresh, lively voice that surprises at every turn' Kate Atkinson, author of Transcription 'My favourite book of his yet ... Dizzyingly good ... A triumph from a writer truly in the zone' Maria Semple, author of Where'd You Go, Bernadette 'French Exit made me so happy ... Brilliant, addictive, funny and wise' Andrew Sean Greer, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Less Frances Price – tart widow, possessive mother and Upper East Side force of nature – is in dire straits, beset by scandal. Her adult son Malcolm is no help, mired in a permanent state of arrested development. And then there's their cat, Small Frank, who Frances believes houses the spirit of her late husband, an infamously immoral lawyer whose gruesome tabloid death rendered them social outcasts. To put their troubles behind them, the trio cut their losses and head for the exit. Their beloved Paris becomes the backdrop for a giddy drive to self-destruction, helped along by a cast of singularly curious characters: a bashful private investigator, an aimless psychic and Mme. Reynard, friendly American expat and aggressive houseguest. Brimming with pathos, warmth and wit, French Exit is a one-of-a-kind tragedy of manners, a riotous send-up of high society and a moving story of mothers and sons.

Book Title : The French Exit
Author : Elisa Gabbert
Publisher : Birds Llc
Release Date : 2010
Pages : 69
ISBN : 0982617712
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Poetry. "What a complex and lovely book this is! Reading Elisa Gabbert's obsessively interior, technically rigorous poems is like listening in on the thoughts of a mind so fiercely observant and subtle that I find in them always some new twist, some surprising layer I hadn't noticed before. By turns moving and witty, sharp-eyed and impressionistic, Gabbert writes with technical sophistication and keen intelligence. This is a terrific book"--Kevin Prufer.

Book Title : Exit Strategies and State Building
Author : Richard Caplan
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release Date : 2012-08-10
Pages : 352
ISBN : 9780199877300
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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In the past two decades, states and multilateral organizations have devoted considerable resources toward efforts to stabilize peace and rebuild war-torn societies in places such as Afghanistan, Iraq, Kosovo, and Sierra Leone. Despite these prodigious efforts, there has been relatively little consideration of the critical questions arising from the "end game" of state-building operations. In Exit Strategies and State Building, sixteen leading scholars and practitioners focus on relevant historical and contemporary cases of exit to provide a comprehensive overview of this crucial issue. By examining the major challenges associated with the conclusion of international state-building operations and the requirements for the maintenance of peace in the period following exit, this book provides unique perspective on a critical aspect of military and political intervention. Deftly researched, Exit Strategies and State Building sheds new light on what is not merely an academic issue, but also a pressing global policy concern.

Book Title : Direct Taxation
Author : Michael Lang
Publisher : Kluwer Law International B.V.
Release Date : 2003-01-01
Pages : 208
ISBN : 9789041199164
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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At present, a number of cases regarding the fundamental freedoms in respect to direct taxation are pending at the European Court of Justice. This book shall discuss the national background of the pending cases and a possible infringement of a fundamental freedom by observing the ECJ's testing scheme on the basis of the request for a preliminary ruling and if available of the opinion of the advocate general. The pending cases are all presented by highly recognized experts in the field of European tax law of the country that made the request for the preliminary ruling. This guarantees that the discussion of obstacles is embedded in the particular tax system.

Book Title : EC Law and the Sovereignty of the Member States in Direct Taxation
Author : Mathieu Isenbaert
Publisher : IBFD
Release Date : 2008
Pages : 904
ISBN : 9789087220679
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : ECJ recent Developments in Direct Taxation
Author : Michael Lang
Publisher : Kluwer Law International B.V.
Release Date : 2006-01-01
Pages : 352
ISBN : 9789041125095
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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A growing number of cases pending before trhe European Court of Justice (ECJ) concern the fundamental freedoms and direct taxation. This book scrutinises the national background of the most important of these cases and examines possible infringements of fundamental freedoms. The focus of each analysis is on the questions submitted to the ECJ by the national courts. Moreover, where available, the opinion of the Advocate General is discussed. The cases are presented by esteemed national and European tax law experts. This book goes to the heart of the national tax systems, exposing hidden obstacles to fundamental freedoms.

Book Title : Tax Polymath A life in International Taxation
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Publisher : IBFD
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ISBN : 9789087221195
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Book Title : Five Germanys I Have Known
Author : Fritz Stern
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release Date : 2007-07-24
Pages : 560
ISBN : 9781466819221
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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The "German question" haunts the modern world: How could so civilized a nation be responsible for the greatest horror in Western history? In this unusual fusion of personal memoir and history, the celebrated scholar Fritz Stern refracts the question through the prism of his own life. Born in the Weimar Republic, exposed to five years of National Socialism before being forced into exile in 1938 in America, he became a world-renowned historian whose work opened new perspectives on the German past. Stern brings to life the five Germanys he has experienced: Weimar, the Third Reich, postwar West and East Germanys, and the unified country after 1990. Through his engagement with the nation from which he and his family fled, he shows that the tumultuous history of Germany, alternately the strength and the scourge of Europe, offers political lessons for citizens everywhere—especially those facing or escaping from tyranny. In this wise, tough-minded, and subtle book, Stern, himself a passionately engaged citizen, looks beyond Germany to issues of political responsibility that concern everyone. Five Germanys I Have Known vindicates his belief that, at its best, history is our most dramatic introduction to a moral civic life.

Book Title : The Dramatic Works and Poems of William Shakspeare
Author : William Shakespeare
Publisher :
Release Date : 1851
Pages :
ISBN : WISC:89090395633
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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Book Title : Histories
Author : William Shakespeare
Publisher :
Release Date : 1867
Pages :
ISBN : PRNC:32101045230651
Available Language : English, Spanish, And French
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