Blues for a Black Cat Other Stories

Titre : Blues for a Black Cat Other Stories
Auteur : Boris Vian
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015025188585
Libération : 1992-01-01

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Stories feature a cognac-drinking cat, a hyperactive plumber, a dying musician, and a green soldier

Principles and Applications of Asymmetric Synthesis

Titre : Principles and Applications of Asymmetric Synthesis
Auteur : Guo-Qiang Lin
Éditeur : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN-13 : 9780471465249
Libération : 2003-05-29

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Asymmetric synthesis remains a challenge to practicing scientists as the need for enantiomerically pure or enriched compounds continues to increase. Over the last decade, a large amount of literature has been published in this field. Principles and Applications of Asymmetric Synthesis consolidates and evaluates the most useful methodologies into a one-volume resource for the convenience of practicing scientists and students. Authored by internationally renowned scientists in the field, this reliable reference covers more than 450 reactions and includes important stoichiometric as well as catalytic asymmetric reactions. The first chapter reviews the basic principles, common nomenclature, and analytical methods, and the remainder of the book is organized according to reaction type. The text examines such topics as: Carbon-carbon bond formations involving carbonyls, enamines, imines, and enolates Asymmetric C-O bond formations including epoxidation, dihydroxylation, and aminohydroxylation Asymmetric synthesis using the Diels-Alder reaction and other cyclizations Applications to the total synthesis of natural products Use of enzymes in asymmetric synthesis Practicing chemists in the pharmaceutical, fine chemical, and agricultural professions as well as graduate students will find that Principles and Applications of Asymmetric Synthesis affords comprehensive and current coverage.

Winter Siege

Titre : Winter Siege
Auteur : Ariana Franklin
Éditeur : Random House
ISBN-13 : 9781448127733
Libération : 2014-10-09

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'An absorbing re-creation of the 12th Century . . . this is a fast-moving story of humbler folk caught up in cruel battles' The Independent ‘Original, atmospheric and genuinely moving . . . captures the imagination and does not let go’ Giles Kristian It’s 1141 and freezing cold. Gwil, a battle-hardened mercenary, is horrified to stumble across a little girl close to death. She has been attacked, just one more victim in a winter of atrocities. Clutching a sliver of parchment, she is terrified – but Gwil knows what he must do. He will bring her back to life. He will train her to fight. And together, they will hunt down the man who did this to her. But danger looms wherever they turn. As castle after castle falls victim to siege, the icy Fens ring with rumours of a madman, of murder – and of a small piece of parchment with a terrible secret to tell, the cost of which none of them could have imagined . . .

The Salvation Unmasked

Titre : The Salvation Unmasked
Auteur : L J Smith
Éditeur : Hachette UK
ISBN-13 : 9781444916539
Libération : 2014-05-01

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Ruthless scientist and vampire creator Jack Daltry is dead, killed by Damon and Elena. But now Elena is dying, and the Guardians have given her one chance to save both herself and Damon. She must go back into the past, back to before she met the Salvatore brothers and the point everything started. Elena must ensure the destruction that was started with Stefan and Damon's obsession with her will never begin. But she doesn't know the Damon she first met all those years ago, and he doesn't know her. He's dangerous. And can she bear to create a future where she's not with Damon or Stefan?