Book 1

Baby's Day Out

Baby's Day Out

Troll Communications. 1994

The Madwoman in the Volvo

The Madwoman in the Volvo

Bloomsbury Publishing. 2016

I don't remember exactly when my formerly charming, humorous, omnipotent mother, who would swim a mile out into the ocean to get your beach ball in choppy seas, did the great recede. But she was a tide gradually but irrevocably washing out, she retreated, she receded, she drifted away, and there was nothing anybody could do about it. In ancient times, tribal women went alone to caves during menopause. Today, the 50 million menopausal women in America turn to cheery self-help books. As for...

Taking Lives

Taking Lives

Vintage. 2007

Martin Arkenhout found his true calling on a lonely Florida highway -- with a sharp rock to the skull of an injured friend. He didn't just take the boy's life; he went on to live it. When that life became too risky, he found another, and another, changing his name, papers and style at will, until he chose the wrong life -- a scholarly thief on the run from the determined and troubled John Costa. The two men will meet, and there will be murder. But there is something much worse: the sweet...

Language, Migration, and Identity

Language, Migration, and Identity

Cambridge University Press. 2010

While much scholarship has been devoted to the interplay between language, identity and social relationships, we know less about how this plays out interactionally in diverse transient settings. Based on research in Indonesia, this book examines how talk plays an important role in mediating social relations in two urban spaces where linguistic and cultural diversity is the norm and where distinctions between newcomers and old timers changes regularly. How do people who do not share...

Marketing

Marketing

BoD – Books on Demand. 2018

This book on marketing continues to reflect our firm belief that the Wheel of Consumer Analysis is a powerful tool not only for organizing consumer behaviour knowledge but also for understanding consumers and for guiding the development of successful marketing strategies. In fact, it has been used by marketing consultants and practitioners to do so. The various chapters presented here follow several approaches, which researchers can explore in different contexts. This book intends to...