Author : Curtis Sittenfeld
Publisher : Random House
Release :2016-04-19
Total pages :528
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780812997613

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Wonderfully tender and hilariously funny, Eligible tackles gender, class, courtship, and family as Curtis Sittenfeld reaffirms herself as one of the most dazzling authors writing today. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR AND THE TIMES (UK) This version of the Bennet family—and Mr. Darcy—is one that you have and haven’t met before: Liz is a magazine writer in her late thirties who, like her yoga instructor older sister, Jane, lives in New York City. When their father has a health scare, they return to their childhood home in Cincinnati to help—and discover that the sprawling Tudor they grew up in is crumbling and the family is in disarray. Youngest sisters Kitty and Lydia are too busy with their CrossFit workouts and Paleo diets to get jobs. Mary, the middle sister, is earning her third online master’s degree and barely leaves her room, except for those mysterious Tuesday-night outings she won’t discuss. And Mrs. Bennet has one thing on her mind: how to marry off her daughters, especially as Jane’s fortieth birthday fast approaches. Enter Chip Bingley, a handsome new-in-town doctor who recently appeared on the juggernaut reality TV dating show Eligible. At a Fourth of July barbecue, Chip takes an immediate interest in Jane, but Chip’s friend neurosurgeon Fitzwilliam Darcy reveals himself to Liz to be much less charming. . . . And yet, first impressions can be deceiving. Praise for Eligible “Even the most ardent Austenite will soon find herself seduced.”—O: The Oprah Magazine “Blissful . . . Sittenfeld modernizes the classic in such a stylish, witty way you’d guess even Jane Austen would be pleased.”—People (book of the week) “[A] sparkling, fresh contemporary retelling.”—Entertainment Weekly “[Sittenfeld] is the ideal modern-day reinterpreter. Her special skill lies not just in her clear, clean writing, but in her general amusement about the world, her arch, pithy, dropped-mike observations about behavior, character and motivation. She can spot hypocrisy, cant, self-contradiction and absurdity ten miles away. She’s the one you want to leave the party with, so she can explain what really happened. . . . Not since Clueless, which transported Emma to Beverly Hills, has Austen been so delightedly interpreted. . . . Sittenfeld writes so well—her sentences are so good and her story so satisfying. . . . As a reader, let me just say: Three cheers for Curtis Sittenfeld and her astute, sharp and ebullient anthropological interest in the human condition.”—Sarah Lyall, The New York Times Book Review “A clever, uproarious evolution of Austen’s story.”—The Denver Post “If there exists a more perfect pairing than Curtis Sittenfeld and Jane Austen, we dare you to find it. . . . Sittenfeld makes an already irresistible story even more beguiling and charming.”—Elle “A playful, wickedly smart retelling of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.”—BuzzFeed “Sittenfeld is an obvious choice to re-create Jane Austen’s comedy of manners. [She] is a master at dissecting social norms to reveal the truths of human nature underneath.”—The Millions “A hugely entertaining and surprisingly unpredictable book, bursting with wit and charm.”—The Irish Times “An unputdownable retelling of the beloved classic.”—PopSugar

Author : N.A
Publisher : DIANE Publishing
Release :
Total pages :329
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1422396649

Author : Linda F. Wolf
Publisher : DIANE Publishing
Release :1998-11
Total pages :158
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780788186585

Articles include: research issues: dually eligible Medicare & Medicaid beneficiaries, challenges & opportunities; evolution of Medicaid coverage of Medicare cost sharing; effect of low-income elderly insurance co-payment subsidies; does health status explain higher Medicare costs of Medicaid enrollees? inpatient psychiatric care of Medicare beneficiaries with state buy-in coverage; risk adjustment for dually eligible beneficiaries using long-term care; linked data analysis of dually eligible beneficiaries in New England; evaluating alternative risk adjusters for Medicare; & MCBS Highlights: dually eligible Medicare beneficiaries.

Author : United States. Government Accountability Office
Publisher : DIANE Publishing
Release :2007
Total pages :329
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1422396371

Author : Mr. Alun H. Thomas
Publisher : International Monetary Fund
Release :2009-10-01
Total pages :20
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781451995312

Exclusion restrictions used to identify demand and supply relationships for market financing among IDA recipients (past and present) show that poor credit ratings and high political instability adversely impact the supply of market finance. While the adverse effects of external debt on market access occur at very high levels for IDA-eligible countries, the sizeable debt relief provided in the context of the enhanced HIPC Initiative has significantly raised the likelihood of market access for these countries. For countries that have graduated from IDA financing, the length of country spells in IMF-supported programs raises the likelihood of market access, although this effect is absent for IDA-eligible countries.

Author : N.A
Publisher :
Release :1990
Total pages :329
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : UCSD:31822005007430

Author : Philipp Lehmbecker
Publisher : Peter Lang
Release :2008
Total pages :271
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 3631580762

This book investigates to what extent the quality of eligible collateral is able to explain inflation. Addressing this question, hypotheses derived from the Theory of Property Economics by Heinsohn & Steiger are tested. Data are collected using a questionnaire, answered by central banks. An index of the quality of eligible collateral is constructed. Regression analyses are performed based on a sample of 62 countries for the period 1990 to 2003. A negative, robust and statistically significant correlation between inflation and the quality of eligible collateral is found. Central bank independence cannot contribute to the explanation of inflation. The result supports the theory of Heinsohn & Steiger: Securitisation of central bank lending is crucial for price stability.

Author : Carolyn Greene
Publisher : Harlequin
Release :2014-05-15
Total pages :192
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781460352694

HE KNOCKED ON HER DOOR.... The man every girl dreamed of-but every woman knew was dangerous. With his wicked sense of humor and sexy smile, Wade Matteo wreaked havoc on the average female. But struggling single mom Geneva Jensen prided herself on being strong. No way would she fall for the successful, single, charming man. Yet Wade had a softer side that he hid from everybody else-though as his neighbor, Geneva saw his kindness to her little boy. Was there a chance that this woman-wary Bachelor of the Year would ever settle down? Was that love knocking on the door?

Author : Cathy McDavid
Publisher : Harlequin
Release :2014-03-01
Total pages :224
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781460327838

A Reason To Stay Las Vegas casino manager Ruby McPhee needs to lay low while the police deal with a stalker at work. So she's trading in her high heels for cowboy boots and assuming her twin sister's identity at the Gold Nugget Ranch. Ruby only plans on staying in Sweetheart, Nevada, until the threat back home has passed. But then she discovers a detail her sister forgot to mention—the handsome sheriff she's dating. It only takes a single kiss for Cliff Dempsey to realize the woman in his arms is someone entirely different…and completely irresistible. To protect Ruby's secret, Cliff maintains her ruse, but soon the lines between duty and desire begin to blur. Ruby and Cliff know they have a once-in-a-lifetime connection, but will they have a chance to let their love grow?

Author : Mrinalini Patwardhan Mehra
Publisher : PartridgeIndia
Release :2014-06-05
Total pages :278
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781482833201

A love story set in India, in a middle class Delhi of the '70s, '80s and '90s, Mridula, the now famous novelist tells us her story from when she was a beautiful, bright twenty year old. She conjures up the sights, sounds, taste and feel of the times. Her journey unfolds with its passions, triumphs and surprises into a compelling, easy read for all ages. But it is in the occasional pauses in the action where Mridula brings her gaze to herself, that lie the wisdom of a life deeply understood. An enjoyable novel of surprising depth.