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The Big Short - Michael Lewis

From the jungles of the trading floor to the casinos of Las Vegas, The Big Short, Michael Lewis's No.1 bestseller, tells the outrageous story of the misfits, renegades and visionaries who saw that the biggest credit bubble of all time was about to burst, bet against the banking system - and made a killing.

The Big Short (Film tie-in)

From the jungles of the trading floor to the casinos of Las Vegas, The Big Short, Michael Lewis's No.1 bestseller, tells the outrageous story of the misfits, renegades and visionaries who saw that the biggest credit bubble of all time was about to burst, bet against the banking system - and made a killing.

Sázka na nejistotu (The Big Short)

; Sázka na nejistotu vypráví příběh čtyř outsiderů, kteří všechny vlky z Wall Street proměnili v obětní beránky. Tihle čtyři byli jediní, kdo si spočítal, že světová ekonomika nemůže růst do nekonečna. Vsadili na jednu kartu, srazili banky na kolena

The Big Short (Film tie-in) - Lewis, Michael

From the jungles of the trading floor to the casinos of Las Vegas, The Big Short, Michael Lewis's No.1 bestseller, tells the outrageous story of the misfits, renegades and visionaries who saw that the biggest credit bubble of all time was about to

The Big Short (Film Tie In) - Michael Lewis

From the author of The Blind Side and Moneyball, The Big Short tells the story of four outsiders in the world of high-finance who predict the credit and housing bubble collapse before anyone else. The film adaptation by Adam McKay (Anchorman I and II, The Other Guys) features Academy Award® winners Christian Bale, Brad Pitt, Melissa Leo and Marisa Tomei; Academy Award® nominees Steve Carell and Ryan Gosling. When the crash of the U.S. stock market became public knowledge in the fall of 2008, it...

Histology: The Big Picture - Ash, J. F.

Medical Histology: The Big Picture is a different kind of study tool. With an emphasis on what you “need to know” versus “what’s nice to know”, and featuring more than 400 full-color illustrations and micrographs, it offers a focused, streamlined overview of human histology. You’ll find a succinct, user-friendly presentation designed to make even the most complex concepts understandable in a short amount of time. With just right balance of information to give you the edge at exam time, this uni...

BOOMERANG: THE BIGGEST BUST - LEWIS, M.

In Boomerang Michael Lewis, the international bestselling author of The Big Short, Liars' Poker, The Blind Side and Moneyball, turns his trademark wit to the subject of how the financial meltdown hit us all in the face. Right now, Europe is in serious financial chaos. In Greece, infrastructure costs mean it would be cheaper to transport all Greek rail passengers by taxi, and hairdressing is classified as arduous for tax avoidance purposes. In Iceland, Range Rovers frequently explode as owners c...

A Short History of Nearly Everything

Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. A Short History of Nearly Everything is his quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us. Bill Bryson's challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry and particle physics, and se...

The Encyclopaedia of the Picture

The big colour Encyclopedia of the Picture: - Fine Arts and Paintings in Society - A Short History of European Fine Arts - Technology and Techniques of Painting Creation - Artistic and Expressive Means of a Painting - Theme and Content in Painting - Determination and Originality - Viewing and Interpreting a Picture - Buying and Collecting Picture - The Picture at Home - Glossary Vocabulary of Symbols and Attributes, Slovak Painting, Profiles of Slovak Painters.

Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances - Gaiman, N...

Global phenomenon and Sunday Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of short fiction following Smoke and Mirrors and Fragile Things, which includes a never-before published American Gods story, BLACK DOG. 'We are all wearing masks. That is what makes us interesting. These are stories about those masks, and the people we are underneath them.' Neil Gaiman, writing from a cabin in the dark woods. Make sure you secure your ...

Sázka na nejistotu (Blu-ray)

The Big Short (2015) režie: Adam McKay Několik na sobě nezávislých finančních analytiků objeví na trhu s hypotékami ohromnou finanční bublinu, která s vysokou pravděpodobností brzy praskne. Píše se rok 2005 a co se dělo dál, už je historií. Na Blu-ray od 18.05.2016

kolektiv: The Encyklopaedia of the Piscture - Encyklopedie obrazu (anglicky)

The big colour Encyclopedia of the Picture:- Fine Arts and Paintings in Society – A Short History of European Fine Arts – Technology and Techniques of Painting Creation – Artistic and Expressive Means of a Painting – Theme and Content in Pa

The Encyklopaedia of the Piscture - Encyklopedie obrazu (anglicky)

The big colour Encyclopedia of the Picture:; - Fine Arts and Paintings in Society ; - A Short History of European Fine Arts ; - Technology and Techniques of Painting Creation ; - Artistic and Expressive Means of a Painting ; - Theme and Content in

The Encyklopaedia of the Piscture - Encyklopedie obrazu (anglicky)

The big colour Encyclopedia of the Picture: - Fine Arts and Paintings in Society - A Short History of European Fine Arts - Technology and Techniques of Painting Creation - Artistic and Expressive Means of a Painting - Theme and Content in Painting - Determination and Originality - Viewing and Interpreting a Picture - Buying and Collecting Picture - The Picture at Home - Glossary Vocabulary of Symbols and Attributes, Slovak Painting, Profiles of Slovak Painters.

Liar's Poker - Lewis, M.

The original classic that revealed the truth about ambition, greed and excess in London and Wall Street, by the author of THE BIG SHORT and FLASH BOYS. From mere trainee to lowly geek, to triumphal Big Swinging Dick: that was Michael Lewis's pell-mell progress through the dealing rooms of Salomon Brothers in New York and London during the heady mid-80s when they were probably the world's most powerful and profitable merchant bank. Funny, frightening, breathless and heartless, Liar's Poker is th...

The Girl Who Saved The King Of Sweden - Jonas Jonasson

Nombeko Mayeki is on the run from the world’s most ruthless secret service – with three Chinese sisters, twins who are officially one person and an elderly potato farmer. Oh, and the fate of the King of Sweden – and the world – rests on her shoulders. Born in a Soweto shack in 1961, Nombeko was destined for a short, hard life. When she was run over by a drunken engineer her luck changed. Alive, but blamed for the accident, she was made to work for the engineer – who happened to be in charge of ...

The Girl Who saved the King of Sweden

Nombeko Mayeki is on the run from the world’s most ruthless secret service – with three Chinese sisters, twins who are officially one person and an elderly potato farmer. Oh, and the fate of the King of Sweden – and the world – rests on her shoulders. Born in a Soweto shack in 1961, Nombeko was destined for a short, hard life. When she was run over by a drunken engineer her luck changed. Alive, but blamed for the accident, she was made to work for the engineer – who happened to be in charge of...

The Complete Western Stories - Leonard, E.

A bull's-eye of a short fiction collection that spans the master's career. In 1950, fresh out of college and keen to make his name as a writer, Elmore Leonard decided he needed to pick a market, a big one, which would give him a better chance to be published while he learned to write. In choosing between crime and Westerns, the latter had an irresistible pull - Leonard loved movies set in the West. As he researched deeper into settings, Arizona in the 1880s captured his imagination: the Spanish...

HELBLING READERS FICTION LEVEL 2 RED LINE - THE SURPRISE + A...

When Aunt Elizabeth comes back from Greenland she has a very strange present for Roger and Helen – a big egg. One day when they are eating dinner the egg starts to crack open. What's inside? Beautifully illustrated short books that even the most reluctant student will easily read in one sitting. A wide variety of Before and After Reading activities, with interesting and fun fact files exploring the issues raised, contemporary culture, internet projects and extra listening activities. The manage...

TALES OF THE JAZZ AGE (Oxford World´s Classics New Edition) ...

Fitzgerald's second collection of short stories, Tales of the Jazz Age includes two of his best stories, 'May Day' and 'The Diamond as Big as the Ritz' as well as 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button'. The only critical edition available in paperback of this collection as it was first published. The eleven stories demonstrate Fitzgerald's talent and versatility as a writer of short fiction and his wry tone across a range of styles including one-act plays, parody, and fantasies. Fitzgerald schol...

Sázka na nejistotu

(The Big Short) 2015 / Životopisný, Drama, Komedie / 125 minut / USA V prodeji od: 18. 5. 2016 Jeden z 10 nejlepších filmů roku! Banky páchaly největší podvod v dějinách USA a čtyři outsideři se toho odvážili využít. Film je založen na skutečném příběhu a knižním bestselleru Michaela Lewise (Zrození šampiona, Moneyball). V „geniálně frenetickém"* snímku podávají neopakovatelné výkony Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling a Brad Pitt. "Jeden z nejzábavnějších filmů roku, který vás na...

Sázka na nejistotu (Blu-ray)

(The Big Short) 2015 / Životopisný, Drama, Komedie / 130 minut / USA V prodeji od: 18. 5. 2016 Sázka na nejistotu Tenhle příběh se skutečně stal. Banky páchaly největší podvod v dějinách USA a čtyři outsideři se toho odvážili využít. Film je založen na skutečném příběhu a knižním bestselleru Michaela Lewise (Zrození šampiona, Moneyball). V „geniálně frenetickém"* snímku podávají neopakovatelné výkony Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling a Brad Pitt. "Jeden z nejzábavnějších filmů ...

VSI Soviet Union - Lovell, S.

lmost twenty years after the Soviet Unions' end, what are we to make of its existence? Was it a heroic experiment, an unmitigated disaster, or a viable if flawed response to the modern world? Taking a fresh approach to the study of the Soviet Union, this Very Short Introduction blends political history with an investigation into the society and culture at the time. Stephen Lovell examines aspects of patriotism, political violence, poverty, and ideology; and provides answers to some of the big q...

HELBLING READERS FICTION LEVEL 3 RED LINE - ZADIE´S LAST RAC...

Zadie lives for sport. From football to running. It's the biggest thing in her life. Zadie is preparing for a big race - a race she really wants to win. But one evening while she is out training, she insolved in an accident and Zadie finds herself in a race between life and death. Will she win the biggest race of her life? Beautifully illustrated short books that even the most reluctant student will easily read in one sitting. A wide variety of Before and After Reading activities, with interest...

NEVER GO BACK - akce HB - Lee Child

After an epic and interrupted journey all the way from the snows of South Dakota, Jack Reacher has finally made it to Virginia. His destination: a sturdy stone building a short bus ride from Washington D.C., the headquarters of his old unit, the 110th MP. It was the closest thing to a home he ever had. Why? He wants to meet the new commanding officer, Major Susan Turner. He liked her voice on the phone. But the officer sitting behind Reacher's old desk isn't a woman. Why is Susan Turner not the...

A Passion for Leadership - Robert M. Gates

From the former secretary of defense and author of the acclaimed #1 best-selling memoir Duty, a characteristically direct, informed, and urgent assessment of why big institutions are failing us and how smart, committed leadership can effect real improvement regardless of scale. Across the realms of civic and private enterprise alike, bureaucracies vitally impact our security, freedoms, and everyday life. With so much at stake, competence, efficiency, and fiscal prudence are essential, yet Ameri...

Princesses - Boshouwers

Wantoknow ...are informative picture books that give an answer to questions of young children. Some subjects are familiar to them, others are less familiar. The books deal with the world and the environment around us, with our past and present life. In a playful and clever way, these books tell children what they want to know. Do you want to know everything about princesses? This books tells you more about the dresses a princess wears and the palace she lives in. What can she do and can't she d...

VSI Art Theory - Freeland, C.

In today's art world many strange, even shocking, things qualify as art. In this Very Short Introduction Cynthia Freeland explains why innovation and controversy are valued in the arts, weaving together philosophy and art theory with many fascinating examples. She discusses blood, beauty, culture, money, museums, sex, and politics, clarifying contemporary and historical accounts of the nature, function, and interpretation of the arts. Freeland also propels us into the future by surveying cuttin...

Love Over Scotland B-format - MCCALL SMITH, A.

With his characteristic warmth, inventiveness and brilliant wit, Alexander McCall Smith gives us more of the gloriously entertaining comings and goings at 44 Scotland Street, the Edinburgh townhouse. Six-year-old prodigy Bertie perseveres in his heroic struggle for truth and balanced good sense against his insufferable mother and her crony, the psychotherapist Dr Fairbairn, going as far as to make a short-lived bid for freedom on a trip to Paris with the Edinburgh youth orchestra. Domenica sets...

Gamble - Felix Francis

"Gamble" is the latest Dick Francis novel and the first solo novel by Felix Francis. Nick Foxton once won the Grand National, but a terrible accident cut his racing career short. Years later, he is returning to Aintree - as a spectator - when he once more finds himself the centre of attention. Minutes before the big race, Nick's colleague, financial adviser Herb Kovak, is shot dead and the gunman vanishes into the crowd. The police want answers but Nick can't explain why anyone would want Herb ...

Time - Baxter, S.

In the millennium’s last great sf novel, Stephen Baxter takes us a short step byond Y2K. The year is 2010. We have survived … so far. Cornelius Taine of Eschatology, Inc., mathematical genius, predicts that in just 200 years our species will be wiped out. Even evacuation from Earth will not save us from extinction. Reid Malenfant, entrepreneur, has Big Dumb Boosters ready to fly from the California desert, to be piloted by an enhanced squid named Sheena 5. When Taine offers Malenfant the ultima...

Toxic Bachelors - Steel, D.

They were the best of friends and the most daunting of bachelors... Charlie Harrington, a charming, handsome philanthropist, has such high expectations for his perfect bride that no mortal need apply... Adam Weiss, a forty-something celebrity lawyer, prefers his women very young, very voluptuous, and very short term... And for Gray Hawk, a gifted artist with a knack for attracting troubled relationships, women are fine; it's just the idea of family he can't imagine (particularly the family of t...

Savage Worlds: Deadlands - Noir

Hra na hrdiny Deadlands - Noir se odehrává v alternativní historii - tzv. Weird West, kdy ve válce Severu proti Jihu vyhrála opačná strana a z Kalifornie je nyní bludiště zatopených kaňonů. Záhadné palivo kámen duchů způsobuje stejně tolik válek, jako pokrokových steampunkových vynálezů. Děj příručky Deadlands - Noir je zasazen do roku 1935, do Chicaga plného gangsterů, soukromých oček, femme fatales a kouřících hlavní. K této příručce je zapotřebí vlastnit Savage Worlds. Kniha je v angličtině,...

Essentials to Kumar and Clark´s Clinical Medicine, 5th ed - ...

Mini Kumar & Clark goes into its fifth edition! New to this best-selling, portable, quick reference to clinical medicine: fully updated in line with the latest edition of "Kumar & Clark's Clinical Medicine"; new chapter on malignant disease; and, practical procedures and therapeutics taken into individual chapters as appropriate. From reviews of the previous edition: "This really is an excellent medical textbook. It easily covers undergraduate medicine." ""Pocket Essentials" is a great ...

Building Maintainable Software : Ten Guidelines for Future-P...

Have you ever felt frustrated working with someone else's code? Difficult-to-maintain source code is a big problem in software development today, leading to costly delays and defects. Be part of the solution. With this practical book, you'll learn 10 easy-to-follow guidelines for delivering C# software that's easy to maintain and adapt. These guidelines have been derived from analyzing hundreds of real-world systems. Written by consultants from the Software Improvement Group (SIG), this book pr...

AKG C 747 V11

Kondenzátorový směrový mikrofon AKG C747 je vlnový mikrofon typu krátká puška neboli shotgun . Jedná se o jakostní mikrofon obdivuhodně malých rozměrů s vynikajícími parametry. V současné době se vyrábí v inovované verzi s označením AKG C747 V11, která má oproti původní verzi potlačenou citlivost na radiové rušení především mobilními telefony. Napájení mikrofonu zajišťuje adaptér fantomového napájení, který je integrován do připojovacího konektoru. Conference and lectern Houses of worship Theat...

Universal power adapter 65W | 8 plugins | +power cable - 50011

Universal power adapter 65W | 8 plugins | +power cable Destination; Notebook, LCD Screen Connector; 8 pcs. All models Voltage range and maximum load 100-240V AC|18.5V = 3.5A|19V = 3.42A|19.5V = 3.34A|20V = 3.25A Modern, high-efficiency, Qoltec AC universal adapter for Laptop. You can enjoy it at home and at work, as a primary or backup power supply. Equipped with advanced technologies (security) overvoltage, overload, short circuit and overheating, it is saf...