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The Tin Men

Author : Michael Frayn
ISBN : 9780571249251
Genre : Fiction
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Why not program computers to take over the really dull jobs that human beings have to do - such as praying and behaving morally? At the William Morris Institute of Automation Research they are doing just that to free mankind for the really stimulating and demanding tasks of living today - first and foremost the impending visit of Her Majesty the Queen to open its new wing. . . Michael Frayn is the celebrated author of fifteen plays including Noises Off, Copenhagen and Afterlife. His bestselling novels include Headlong, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, Spies, which won the Whitbread Best Novel Award and Skios, which was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Tin Men, his first novel, is now a modern classic. Winner of the Somerset Maugham Award it explores computers, technology and automation with customary humour and wit.
Category: Fiction

Understanding The Tin Man

Author : William July II
ISBN : 9780767909471
Genre : Self-Help
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Why are men so afraid of showing their feelings? What scares men about commitment? Blackboard bestselling author William July II tackles these age-old questions, revealing secrets that every woman wants to know about her man, and every man needs to know about himself. He explains how boys are conditioned to become emotionally closed off, leaving them incapable of sharing their feelings or participating fully in relationships--they are like the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz. Taking a realistic, down-to-earth approach, July goes on to provide a step-by-step program for men who want to change, and for women who want to help the men in their lives overcome the Tin Man syndrome. Reading his words is as comforting as talking to your best friend, as enlightening as listening to a wise teacher. His book will help you to: Recognize a Tin Man Understand the real reasons why a man fears intimacy See through the tactics men use to avoid commitment and relationships Discover a man's biggest worries about relationships Identify the five situations in which even the most emotionally numb man will share his feelings Help a Tin Man change his life At the end of each chapter you'll find thought-provoking questions and self-improvement exercises for both men and women. Understanding the Tin Man is a much-needed voice of reason on the battlefield of the sexes. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: Self-Help

Tin Men

Author : Archie Green
ISBN : 0252027507
Genre : Social Science
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"Crafted from sheet metal and scraps into likenesses that include clowns, knights, cowboys, and L. Frank Baum's Tin Woodman of Oz, tin men have both utilitarian and aesthetic purposes. Some serve as sheet-metal shops' trade signs or prove an apprentice's competence. Others are coveted in boutiques, antique stores, and folk art museums."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: Social Science

The Tin Men

Author : Ralph Kestenbaum
ISBN : 0947671463
Genre : Commodity futures
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This story of the International Tin Council's collapse in 1985 is chronicled by the representative of the creditor companies in their negotiations with the ITC.
Category: Commodity futures

The Tin Man

Author : Dale Brown
ISBN : 9780307429827
Genre : Fiction
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The master of military adventure creates the ultimate one-man army.... New York Times bestselling author Dale Brown pits men and technology against impossible odds, in vividly realized stories. Now, in his eleventh novel, he brings aerial combat hero Patrick McLanahan out of retirement and plunges him into the most personal war he's ever fought. His old enemy Gregory Townsend has come to America to ignite a reign of terror that will sweep across the nation. The police and the government seem powerless to stop him. And one of the first casualties in this war is a rookie cop--McLanahan's brother. McLanahan has plenty of experience in war. And so does arms expert Jon Masters. Using Masters's deadliest weapon yet, McLanahan becomes a one-man army, known on the streets as the Tin Man. But this time, technology is a double-edged sword--and his war of revenge may destroy McLanahan himself... and everything he stands for. From the Paperback edition.
Category: Fiction

Tales Of The Tin Man

Author : Patrick Langley
ISBN : 9781453525753
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Tin Man

Author : Damian Harvey
ISBN : 9781444916799
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Meet Crank and Al ... robots on the run. Al is taking Crank to the great recycling plant where, Al says, 'Old useless robots go in and bright new robots come out.' But Crank doesn't want to be recycled. Soon, he and Al are running for their lives. Can they escape the terrible Tin Man and reach the city of Robotika, where robots can be free ...? A refreshed cover look for this well-loved series, illustrated by the incomparable Mark Oliver. Read on with Tunnel Racers, Razorbites, Powerball, The Ghost Sea and Aquanauts.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Secrets Of The Tin Man

Author : Skeeter Wesinger
ISBN : 9781365064920
Genre : Fiction
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In "Secrets of the Tin Man," Skeeter Wesinger reactivates his covert crew of swashbuckling patriots for another high-stakes, thriller across - and above - the globe. Jake and his team find new villains and dangers that will whirl them through an exotic travelogue including Monaco, Siberia, New Zealand, Mexico, Colombia, Djibouti, Spain, coast-to-coast United States - and the upper atmosphere at hypersonic-speed! Along the way, Skeeter weaves in deliciously unexpectedly character developments and plot twists, including revelation of the secret of the "Tin Man" (no spoiler alert needed here!) As an added bonus, Skeeter lightly sprinkles in technical details of the hardware and software that makes our most sophisticated whizzbang weaponry work - or in some case's not! For Skeeter fans, "Tin Man" will deliver the familiar characters, fast pace, exotic locales, technical insight, and action-thrills they've come to expect. For new-comers seeking a good, fast, escapist read, this could be just their e-ticket!
Category: Fiction

Kelly And The Tin Man

Author : Betty Cooper
ISBN : 9781477133804
Genre : Fiction
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My name is Betty Annette Jenkins Cooper. I am the second oldest child of ten children born to Willie (Pete) Jenkins and Mary Alice Jenkins. I was born in Clayton, NC in 1961. I am the mother of two sons, Rodrick D. Jenkins, and Derwood L. Lynn. I am the grandmother of five grandchildren, Iayanna and Shayla Jenkins, McKenzy and Zukiya Lynn, and Roderick D. Jenkins Jr. I am also the author of seven other books, The Healing Hands of Jesus, Through Life's Storms There Is Still Hope And Victory Vols. 1,2,&3, Their Lives Were Unexpectedly Turned Around Parts. 1 & 2, and Kelly and the Tin Man. I am a graduate of Model and Talent Management for the John Casablanca school in Cary, NC. Thomas Cook is a father of two boys and two girls. Justin, Jonathan, Lauren, and Larissa. He was born and raised in Northwest Ohio in 1965. He spent 10 years in the USAF. He was also a police officer for 15 years in Goldsboro, NC. He is also a graduate of "Model and Talent Management" for the John Casablanca school in Cary, NC. He fell in love with books at an early age. His passions include reading, writing, acting, baseball, computers, and the company of good friends. He has also collaborated with Ms. Cooper on a previous book by the title of "Kelly and The Tin Man."
Category: Fiction

Sammy The Tin Man

Author : Lisa C. Ockun
ISBN : 9781468543285
Genre : Fiction
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Sammy is a ten-year-old who has recently lost his father. While playing the part of the Tin Man in a school play, he realizes that he can hold his father's memory in the heart that he receives from the Wizard.
Category: Fiction