The Fix

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ISBN: 9781447277422
Release Date: 2017-04-20
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Author: David Baldacci
Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Download and read online The Fix in PDF and EPUB Amos Decker, David Baldacci's unique special agent, who suffered a head injury that resulted in giving him the gift of a remarkable memory together with a condition called synaesthesia, takes on another case in The Fix. Walter Dabney is a family man. A loving husband and the father of four grown daughters , he’s built a life many would be proud of. But then the unthinkable happens. Standing outside the FBI Headquarters in Washington, D C, Dabney shoots school teacher Anne Berkshire in cold blood before turning the gun on himself. One of the many witnesses is Amos Decker; a man who forgets nothing and sees what most miss. Baffled by what appears to be a seemingly senseless and random killing, Decker is thrust into the investigation to determine what drove this family man to pull the trigger. As part of an FBI special task force, Decker and the team delve into the lives of Dabney and Berkshire to find a connection that doesn’t seem to exist. What they do find are secrets that stretch back a lifetime and reveal a current plot of impending destruction that will send the world reeling, placing Decker and his team squarely in the crosshairs.


The Fix

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ISBN: 9781101902998
Release Date: 2016-09-20
Number of pages: 320
Author: Jonathan Tepperman
Publisher: Tim Duggan Books

Download and read online The Fix in PDF and EPUB We all know the bad news. Our economies are stagnant. Wages are flat and income inequality keeps rising. The Middle East is burning and extremism is spreading. Frightened voters are embracing populist outsiders and angry nationalists. And no wonder: we are living in an age of unprecedented, irreversible decline—or so we’re constantly being told. Jonathan Tepperman’s The Fix presents a very different picture. It identifies ten pervasive and seemingly impossible challenges—including immigration reform, economic stagnation, political gridlock, corruption, and Islamist extremism—and shows that, contrary to the general consensus, each has a solution, and not merely a hypothetical one. By taking a close look at overlooked success stories—from countries as diverse as Canada, Botswana, and Indonesia—Tepperman discovers practical advice for problem-solvers of all stripes, making a data-driven case for optimism in a time of crushing pessimism.


The Fix

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ISBN: 9781118995730
Release Date: 2016-11-22
Number of pages: 216
Author: Liam Vaughan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online The Fix in PDF and EPUB "The first thing you think is where's the edge, where can I make a bit more money, how can I push, push the boundaries. But the point is, you are greedy, you want every little bit of money that you can possibly get because, like I say, that is how you are judged, that is your performance metric" —Tom Hayes, 2013 In the midst of the financial crisis, Tom Hayes and his network of traders and brokers from Wall Street's leading firms set to work engineering the biggest financial conspiracy ever seen. As the rest of the world burned, they came together on secret chat rooms and late night phone calls to hatch an audacious plan to rig Libor, the 'world's most important number' and the basis for $350 trillion of securities from mortgages to loans to derivatives. Without the persistence of a rag-tag team of investigators from the U.S., they would have got away with it.... The Fix by award-winning Bloomberg journalists Liam Vaughan and Gavin Finch, is the inside story of the Libor scandal, told through the journey of the man at the centre of it: a young, scruffy, socially awkward misfit from England whose genius for math and obsessive personality made him a trading phenomenon, but ultimately paved the way for his own downfall. Based on hundreds of interviews, and unprecedented access to the traders and brokers involved, and the investigators who caught up with them, The Fix provides a rare look into the dark heart of global finance at the start of the 21st Century.


The Hunger Fix

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ISBN: 9781609614539
Release Date: 2013
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Author: Pamela Peeke
Publisher: Rodale

Download and read online The Hunger Fix in PDF and EPUB The author of the best-selling Body-for-Life for Women outlines a neuroscience-based program for rewiring the food-addicted brain, revealing how to tap awareness about the body chemical dopamine to replace unhealthy practices with beneficial habits, in a guide that outlines a three-stage plan of fitness routines and strategic foods.


The Fix

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ISBN: 1455586560
Release Date: 2017-04-18
Number of pages: 432
Author: David Baldacci
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

Download and read online The Fix in PDF and EPUB David Baldacci's remarkable detective Amos Decker--the man who can forget nothing--was first introduced in the sensational #1 New York Times bestseller Memory Man. Now Decker returns in a stunning new novel . . . THE FIX Amos Decker witnesses a murder just outside FBI headquarters. A man shoots a woman execution-style on a crowded sidewalk, then turns the gun on himself. Even with Decker's extraordinary powers of observation and deduction, the killing is baffling. Decker and his team can find absolutely no connection between the shooter--a family man with a successful consulting business--and his victim, a schoolteacher. Nor is there a hint of any possible motive for the attack. Enter Harper Brown. An agent of the Defense Intelligence Agency, she orders Decker to back off the case. The murder is part of an open DIA investigation, one so classified that Decker and his team aren't cleared for it. But they learn that the DIA believes solving the murder is now a matter of urgent national security. Critical information may have been leaked to a hostile government--or worse, an international terrorist group--and an attack may be imminent. Decker's never been one to follow the rules, especially with the stakes so high. Forced into an uneasy alliance with Agent Brown, Decker remains laser focused on only one goal: solving the case before it's too late.


The Climate Fix

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ISBN: 9780465022687
Release Date: 2010-09-28
Number of pages: 272
Author: Roger Pielke
Publisher: Basic Books

Download and read online The Climate Fix in PDF and EPUB Why has the world been unable to address global warming? Science policy expert Roger Pielke, Jr., says it's not the fault of those who reject the Kyoto Protocol, but those who support it, and the magical thinking that the agreement represents. In The Climate Fix, Pielke offers a way to repair climate policy, shifting the debate away from meaningless targets and toward a revolution in how the world's economy is powered, while de-fanging the venomous politics surrounding the crisis. The debate on global warming has lost none of its power to polarize and provoke in a haze of partisan vitriol. The Climate Fix will bring something new to the discussions: a commonsense perspective and practical actions better than any offered so far.


The Fix

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ISBN: 9781551992495
Release Date: 2010-04-13
Number of pages: 400
Author: Declan Hill
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart

Download and read online The Fix in PDF and EPUB The Fix is the most explosive story of sports corruption in a generation. Intriguing, riveting, and compelling, it tells the story of an investigative journalist who sets out to examine the world of match-fixing in professional soccer. From the Introduction Understand how gambling fixers work to corrupt a soccer game and you will understand how they move into a basketball league, a cricket tournament, or a tennis match (all places, by the way, that criminal fixers have moved into). My views on soccer have changed. I still love the Saturday-morning game between amateurs: the camaraderie and the fresh smell of grass. But the professional game leaves me cold. I hope you will understand why after reading the book. I think you may never look at sport in the same way again. From the Hardcover edition.


How to Fix just About Everything

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ISBN: 9780743234689
Release Date: 2002
Number of pages: 551
Author: Bill Marken
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online How to Fix just About Everything in PDF and EPUB More than 550 step-by-step instructions for everything from fixing a faucet to removing mystery stains to curing a hangover.


Neuroanatomy

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ISBN: 0781728290
Release Date: 2002
Number of pages: 457
Author: James D. Fix
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Download and read online Neuroanatomy in PDF and EPUB This new edition presents the essentials of human neuroanatomy is a concise, tightly outlined, well-illustrated format. Primarily targeted at medical students in preparation for Step 1 of the USMLE, this course review contains review tests at the end of each chapter and a comprehensive examination at the end of the book in USMLE format with 500 questions. Features include clinical correlation questions, a table of cranial nerves and a glossary of neurologic terms. New to this edition are updated content, clinical vignette-style questions, and MRI images of the brain.


The Fix

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ISBN: 9780007436118
Release Date: 2012-05-24
Number of pages: 288
Author: Damian Thompson
Publisher: HarperCollins UK

Download and read online The Fix in PDF and EPUB Addictions to iphones, painkillers, cupcakes, alcohol and sex are taking over our lives.


The Fix It Friends Have No Fear

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ISBN: 9781250085856
Release Date: 2017-05-16
Number of pages: 144
Author: Nicole C. Kear
Publisher: Imprint

Download and read online The Fix It Friends Have No Fear in PDF and EPUB Because being scared stinks! Seven-year-old Veronica Conti knows a thing or two. She knows that recess is the best part of the day. And if someone, like Maya, doesn’t play during recess because she’s too afraid of bugs, that’s a HUGE problem! Problems need to be fixed. Veronica learns, though, that when you try to fix an issue on your own, you might make things a tiny bit worse. Or maybe a lot worse. So before you can say “bugging out,” Veronica forms a team with her best friend Cora, total tech whiz Ezra, and Mr. Know-It-All—her bossy big brother, Jude. Together, they can tackle Maya’s problem and every problem! Together, they are the Fix-It Friends! The first adventure in The Fix-It Friends chapter book series anchors humor with lots of heart, as the group learns to deal with fears and phobias. Includes a toolbox of expert advice on how to face your fears! An Imprint Book


Great Again

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ISBN: 9781501138003
Release Date: 2016-07-12
Number of pages: 208
Author: Donald Trump
Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Download and read online Great Again in PDF and EPUB Originally published as Crippled America, 2015.


The Fix

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ISBN: 9781459624580
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 326
Author: Nick Earls
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

Download and read online The Fix in PDF and EPUB Josh Lang went to London with investigative journalism on his mind, but he carved out a reputation as a fixer instead and mastered the art of spinning any client out of a crisis. Now he's home in Brisbane, and this time the job is supposed to be good news. The client is a law firm, the talent is Ben Harkin, and the story is the Star of Courage Ben is about to be awarded for his bravery in a siege. But it was Josh's messy past with Ben that was a big part of his move to London in the first place, and the closer he gets to Ben's story the more the cracks start to show. Throw in a law student who's an exotic dancer by night, and a mini-golf tour of the Gold Coast, and Josh's pursuit of the truth becomes way more complicated than he'd ever expected. Written with warmth, humour and a touch of the detective, The Fix will leave you guessing until the very last page.


The Fix

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ISBN: 0520223357
Release Date: 2000
Number of pages: 335
Author: Michael Massing
Publisher: Univ of California Press

Download and read online The Fix in PDF and EPUB Massing confronts the failure of the "war on drugs" and documents the much greater potential for reclaiming drug addicts that can be had by treatment and support rather than criminalization, and at a lower cost than building ever more prisons and militarizing drug source countries in Latin America.


The Everything Fix It Book

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ISBN: 9781440522901
Release Date: 2004-04-30
Number of pages: 336
Author: Yvonne Jeffery
Publisher: Adams Media

Download and read online The Everything Fix It Book in PDF and EPUB Fixing leaky roofs, replacing broken pipes, and repairing cracks in ceilings can seem daunting to any homeowner. The Everything Fix-It Book takes readers through dozens of everyday fix-it projects, helping them avoid the high cost of professional help while maintaining the safety and value of their investments. This easy-to-follow guide shows how to patch drywall, replace windowpanes, repair furniture, maintain major appliances, and hire a pro for the big jobs without getting taken to the cleaners. This hands-on guide provides expert instruction on how to: Understand the ins and outs of plumbing, electrical, heating, and cooling systems Find the right tools for the job Identify and solve pest problems Make a home energy efficient Know when to call in the pros and how to avoid ripoffs Specially written for the mechanically challenged, The Everything Fix-It Book is the ideal resource to help homeowners prepare for the unexpected.