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open book

signified spreading of truth by text and doctrine. [Christian Symbolism: Appleton, 13]
See: Honesty
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If long-only active managers have difficulty consistently adding value, it's fair to say that the additional complexity of managing a short book makes it even more difficult.
Clearly well researched, there's a lot of fascinating history packed into this relatively short book. Readers will be on the lookout for the next book in the series.
Must be a short book!', so I'm pleased because it shows people have taken it seriously."
Based on Judith Viorst's short book of the same name, the film revolves around an 11-year-old lad and his family whose day grows progressively worse.
It is a short book on an average fighter pilot flying in the South West Pacific area [author Park flew a Bell P-39 Airacobra fighter, battling the Japanese in New Guinea].
A short book that will likely be controversial, by a professor of Political science at Johns Hopkins, this review deals with the question of violence and its ubiquity in the society: can we abolish it?
Richard Gray was a pioneer in African history, and this short book, assembled after the author's death, is a window into his groundbreaking scholarship about the interaction between the Catholic church and African peoples.
There is no doubt this short book will promote heated debate in the ranks of the labour movement, but few will disagree with his historic study of developments, nor the logic of his case for dramatic change in the structures of the union movement and the ALP.
Designed to inhabit the territory between long magazine article and short book, the electronic-only format offers consumers less book for less money.
Wolpert, a professor of biology, does a remarkable job explaining much of cell biology in a short book. Most of the chapters begin with "How ...".
Nevertheless, they stress a central and essential common ground of faith, hope, and love between them and thus echo "A Common Word." This short book makes interesting reading and can be challenging to theologians, religious leaders, and those who work in this field to seek the core shared beliefs of Chistianity and Islam.