And what if Oxygen could tell us the story of his life? A just reward for the one without whom life would be impossible. Representing 21% of the volume of the earthly atmosphere and 87% of the ocean mass, he is a simply indispensable actor in our world. Without him, it would be the end of the story for Earth and its Humanity. What roles does he play? What are his relationships to other molecules?
This volume, accessible to all of Alistair MacLeod's readers and fans, offers the transcript of an in-depth interview with Alistair MacLeod which took place in Windsor during the Spring of 2009. It is introduced by Douglas Gibson, Alistair MacLeod's long-time editor and trusted friend. Alistair MacLeod has been described as a "quiet literary giant" and there is no better way of encapsulating his talent and character in only three words. He is the recipient of many literary awards, including the IMPAC award and thirteen honorary degrees. In the interview, Alistair MacLeod throws light on the creative process and gives us insight into his craft. As his comments come in response to questions on each individual story as well as on the novel No Great Mischief, the transcript is divided into sections dedicated to each one of the stories and the novel. Quotes from previous interviews have been added and organized thematically in a section entitled "Collected Comments from Previous Interviews". The last part of this volume includes the summaries of these works. The aim of these summaries is to refresh the reader's memory and guide him through the conversation with Alistair MacLeod and also to provide useful references for all students, academics and enthusiastic readers wishing to embark on a critical analysis of Alistair MacLeod's work.
This book studies the strains of different acids and gives concrete examples of clinical cases. You will find out how important this family of homeopathic drugs can be and the number of prescriptions done by paediatricians and homeopaths may surprise you!
Digital Enterprise Technology (DET) is more than a concept. Companies are facing new challenges in a context where the references are mostly numerical. Nowadays, digital methods and tools are widely generalized. DET 2008 allowed excellent exchanges about "the collection of systems and methods for the digital modeling and analysis of the global product development and realization process, in the context of lifecycle management".