Dark Dreams

Titre : Dark Dreams
Auteur : Roy Hazelwood
Éditeur : St. Martin's Press
ISBN-13 : 9781429989596
Libération : 2010-04-01

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The Evil That Men Do introduced readers to the lifework and the techniques of FBI profiler Roy Hazelwood. Now, in Dark Dreams, Hazelwood-- writing with bestselling author Stephen G. Michaud-- will take then deep into the minds of his prey, the world's most dangerous sexual criminals, and reveal the extent to which these individuals permeate our society. Profiler Roy Hazelwood is one of the world's leading experts on the strangest and most dangerous of all aberrant offenders-- the sexual criminal. In Dark Dreams he reveals the twisted motive and thinking that go into the most reprehensible crimes. He also catalogs the innovative and remarkably effective techniques-- investigative approaches that he helped pioneer at the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit-- that allow law enforcement agents to construct psychological profiles of the offenders who commit these crimes. Hazelwood has helped track down some of the most violent and well-known criminals in modern history; in Dark Dreams he takes readers into his world-- a sinister world inhabited by scores of dangerous offenders for every Roy Hazelwood who would put them behind bars: * A young woman disappears from the convenience store where she works. Her skeletonized remains are found in a field, near a torture device. Who committed this heinous crime? And why? * A teenager's body is found hanging in a storm sewer. His clothes are neatly folded by the entrance and a stopwatch is found in his mouth. Is he the victim of a bizarre, ritualistic murder...or an elaborate masturbatory fantasy gone awry? * A married couple, driving with their toddler in the backseat, pick up a female hitchhiker. They kidnap her and for seven years keep her as a sexual slave. The wife agreed to this inhuman arrangement in exchange for having a second child. Who was to blame? As gruesome as the crimes are and as unsettling as the odds seem, Hazelwood proves that the right amount of determination and logic can bring even the most cunning and devious criminals to justice. Dark Dreams is a 2002 Edgar Award Nominee for Best Fact Crime.


Titre : Nikolski
Auteur : Nicolas Dickner
Éditeur : Portobello Books
ISBN-13 : 9781846274404
Libération : 2011-08-04

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Three young people, born thousands of miles apart, each cut themselves adrift from their birthplaces and set out to discover what – or who – might anchor them in their lives. Over the course of the next ten years, Noah, Joyce and an unnamed narrator will each settle for a time in Montreal, their paths almost criss-crossing and their own stories weaving in and out of other wondrous tales, about such things as a pair of fearsome female pirates, a team of urban archaeologists, several enormous tuna fish, a mysterious book without a cover, and a broken compass whose needle obstinately points to the north Alaskan village of Nikolski. Intricately plotted and shimmering with originality, Nikolski charts the curious courses of migration that can eventually lead to home.

The Picture of Dorian Gray

Titre : The Picture of Dorian Gray
Auteur : Oscar Wilde
Éditeur : Courier Corporation
ISBN-13 : 9780486114736
Libération : 2012-03-05

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Celebrated novel involves a handsome young Londoner who sinks into a life of depravity. His body retains perfect youth and vigor while his recent portrait reflects the ravages of his crime and sensuality.

Winning at Intrapreneurship

Titre : Winning at Intrapreneurship
Auteur : Guillaume Herve
Éditeur : G3point0 Consulting
ISBN-13 : 0993869300
Libération : 2015-04-17

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Learn about the breakthrough concepts that are instrumental to winning at intrapreneurship. You've heard how established companies such as IBM, Virgin, Boeing, Google, Apple, 3M, McKinsey, and Dupont monetize innovations by successfully launching new businesses. What separates these winners from the many that fail despite favorable market conditions? How can you ensure the profitable launch of your new business? The answers lie in understanding what happens inside the startup as it struggles to coexist with its parent company and fend off corporate interference long enough to succeed in the marketplace. Whether you have adopted the lean startup methodology, a staged-gate innovation process, agile software development methods, or other means of encouraging innovation and accelerating customer adoption, to succeed at intrapreneurship you must tackle the 12 labors identified in this book. In Winning at Intrapreneurship you will accompany the intrapreneur as he works with the corporation to prepare for the launch of a new venture. You will be introduced to innovative intrapreneurial concepts such as corporate force multipliers, the market awareness warning system, corporate descent into failure, and the corporation's lines of defence. Filled with examples from the business world, the book provides a solid framework and practical solutions the reader can implement immediately.