The Last Man

Autor: Vince Flynn
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416595236
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When a CIA black ops master with ties to disreputable figures in the Islamic Republic goes missing, Mitch Rapp is ordered to track down the missing man at all costs and finds himself enmeshed in a dangerous plot involving the interests of numerous countries. Reprint. 850,000 first printing.

Y The Last Man 2002 34

Autor: Brian K. Vaughan
Publisher: Vertigo
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Part 3 of 'Girl on Girl!' When questions of loyalty arise from the all-female crew of The Whale, Yorick must decide whether his allegiance lies with his old companions or the captain of the potentially mutinous crew!

Y The Last Man Vol 2 Cycles

Autor: Brian K. Vaughan
Publisher: Vertigo
ISBN: 1401236219
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WINNER OF THREE EISNER AWARDS. As Yorick Brown, the last man on Earth, begins to make his way across the country to California, he and his companions are forced to make an unscheduled stop in Marrisville, Ohio-a small town with a big secret. Collects issues #6-10 of the runaway hit Vertigo series by Brian K. Vaughan (EX-MACHINA, RUNAWAYS) and Pia Guerra.

The Last Man On The Mountain The Death Of An American Adventurer On K2

Autor: Jennifer Jordan
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393339971
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The story begins with the discovery by the author, at the base camp of K-2 in 2002, of the bones and distinctively monogrammed glove of Dudley Wolfe, who had been lost on the mountain over 60 years earlier. The essentials of courage, preparation, and leadership in high-altitude climbing have not changed dramatically since 1939, but all the fine details have - witnessed by the fact that the climbers and porters had to trek 330 miles just to reach base camp. In the 4 tons of gear was Wolfe's Limoges tea cup and his black velvet opera slippers. Disaster struck early on the climb, in the form of injuries and altitude sickness. In the end, after weeks of struggle in what is called the Death Zone, Wolfe was left alone in a camp above 26,000 feet, waiting for help, as his blood thickened to the consistency of house paint. When he was found by his companions, he was so far gone that they had to leave him there to save themselves.

The End Of History And The Last Man

Autor: Francis Fukuyama
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743284550
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Enhanced by a new afterword dealing with the post-September 11th world, a provocative exploration of issues of human society and destiny answers such questions as, is there a direction to human history? does history have an end? and where are we now? Reprint. 25,00 first printing.

The Last Man Standing

Autor: Davide Longo
Publisher: MacLehose Press
ISBN: 1623650356
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GQ (Italy) called Davide Longo, "the most talented and intense Italian novelist of his generation." In this dystopian, post-apocalyptic literary novel, Italy is on the brink of collapse: borders are closed, banks are refusing to distribute money to their clients, the postal service is shuttered, and food supplies are running short. Armed gangs of drug-fueled youth rampage through the countryside as the nation descends into chaos. Leonardo was once a famous writer and professor before a sex scandal ended his marriage and his career. With society collapsing around them, his ex-wife leaves their daughter and son in his care as she sets off in search of her new husband, who is missing. Ultimately, Leonardo is forced to evacuate and take his children to safety, but to do so he will have to summon a quality he has never exhibited before: courage.

The Last Man

Autor: Tom Lawson
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 1780766262
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Little more than seventy years after the British settled Van Diemen's Land (later Tasmania) in 1803, its indigenous population had been virtually wiped out. Yet this genocide - one of the earliest of the modern era - is virtually forgotten in Britain today. The Last Man is the first book specifically to explore the role of the British government and wider society in the destruction of the Aboriginal Tasmanians. Although the introduction of European diseases undoubtedly contributed to the decline of the indigenous population, Tom Lawson shows that Britain supported what was effectively the ethnic cleansing of Tasmania - particularly in the period of martial law in 1828-1832. He also illustrates the ways in which the destruction of indigenous Tasmanians was reflected in British culture - both at the time and since - and how it came to play a key part in forging particular versions of British imperial identity. The Last Man provides the first comprehensive picture of Britain's role in the destruction of the Tasmanian Aboriginal population.

The Last Man Who Knew Everything

Autor: David N. Schwartz
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465093124
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The definitive biography of the brilliant, charismatic, and very human physicist and innovator Enrico Fermi In 1942, a team at the University of Chicago achieved what no one had before: a nuclear chain reaction. At the forefront of this breakthrough stood Enrico Fermi. Straddling the ages of classical physics and quantum mechanics, equally at ease with theory and experiment, Fermi truly was the last man who knew everything--at least about physics. But he was also a complex figure who was a part of both the Italian Fascist Party and the Manhattan Project, and a less-than-ideal father and husband who nevertheless remained one of history's greatest mentors. Based on new archival material and exclusive interviews, The Last Man Who Knew Everything lays bare the enigmatic life of a colossus of twentieth century physics.

To The Last Man

Autor: Jeff Shaara
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780345480767
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Jeff Shaara has enthralled readers with his New York Times bestselling novels set during the Civil War and the American Revolution. Now the acclaimed author turns to World War I, bringing to life the sweeping, emotional story of the war that devastated a generation and established America as a world power. Spring 1916: the horror of a stalemate on Europe’s western front. France and Great Britain are on one side of the barbed wire, a fierce German army is on the other. Shaara opens the window onto the otherworldly tableau of trench warfare as seen through the eyes of a typical British soldier who experiences the bizarre and the horrible–a “Tommy” whose innocent youth is cast into the hell of a terrifying war. In the skies, meanwhile, technology has provided a devastating new tool, the aeroplane, and with it a different kind of hero emerges–the flying ace. Soaring high above the chaos on the ground, these solitary knights duel in the splendor and terror of the skies, their courage and steel tested with every flight. As the conflict stretches into its third year, a neutral America is goaded into war, its reluctant president, Woodrow Wilson, finally accepting the repeated challenges to his stance of nonalignment. Yet the Americans are woefully unprepared and ill equipped to enter a war that has become worldwide in scope. The responsibility is placed on the shoulders of General John “Blackjack” Pershing, and by mid-1917 the first wave of the American Expeditionary Force arrives in Europe. Encouraged by the bold spirit and strength of the untested Americans, the world waits to see if the tide of war can finally be turned. From Blackjack Pershing to the Marine in the trenches, from the Red Baron to the American pilots of the Lafayette Escadrille, To the Last Man is written with the moving vividness and accuracy that characterizes all of Shaara’s work. This spellbinding new novel carries readers–the way only Shaara can–to the heart of one of the greatest conflicts in human history, and puts them face-to-face with the characters who made a lasting impact on the world.