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National Museums of Canada. National Museum of Man, Canadian Ethnology Service.
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The Swan Book is set in the future, with Aboriginals still living under the Intervention in the north, in an environment fundamentally altered by climate change.
It follows the life of a mute young woman called Oblivia, the victim of gang-rape by petrol-sniffing youths, from the displaced community where she lives in a hulk, in a swamp filled with rusting boats, and/5(). The Black Swan is a landmark book—itself a black swan.
Praise for Nassim Nicholas Taleb “The most prophetic voice of all.”—GQ Praise for The Black Swan Swan People book book] that altered modern thinking.”—The Times (London) “A masterpiece.”—Chris Anderson, editor in chief of Wired, author of The Long TailCited by: A lovely, lovely poem of a book, bittersweet and Lake was a delight to read and I imagine the emotional impact will remain much the same upon a second go around.
Mr Helprin's prose is gorgeous and evocative; though his descriptions occasionally drag on a bit longer than necessary and though he does disgress quite a bit, each sentence is a work of beauty/5. The Swan Book has all the qualities which made Wright’s previous novel, Carpentaria, a prize-winning best-seller.
It Swan People book an intimate awareness of the realities facing Aboriginal people; the wild energy and humor in her writing finds hope in the bleakest situations; and the remarkable combination of storytelling elements, drawn from myth /5(20).
In the same way, The Swan Book seems to suggest, perhaps this planet will die when stories, and the people and creatures who perform them, are uprooted from their place, uproot themselves from their place, lose their connection with it. Unless a new story can be found, we are in danger of severing our relationship with the planet for all time.
Swan Song is a horror novel by American novelist Robert R. McCammon. It is a work of post-apocalyptic fiction describing the aftermath of a nuclear war that provokes an evolution in humankind. Swan Song won the Bram Stoker award (tied with Misery).
The novel begins with nuclear war breaking out between the submarine fleets of the U.S Author: Robert R. McCammon. The Black Swan is a standalone book in Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s landmark Incerto series, an investigation of opacity, luck, uncertainty, probability, human error, risk, and decision-making in a world we don’t understand.
The other books in the series are Fooled by /5(). Teal Swan’s previous book, Shadows Before Dawn, told the incredible story of how she survived 13 years of horrific physical, mental, and sexual abuse at the hands of a cult member in her community.
After her escape at she forged a path back from the edge of despair and began the long process of. The black swan theory or theory of black swan events is a metaphor that describes an event that comes as a surprise, has a major effect, and is often inappropriately rationalised after the fact with the benefit of term is based on an ancient saying that presumed black swans did not exist – a saying that became reinterpreted to teach a different lesson after black swans were.
In the author's point of view, a black swan is an improbable event with three principal characteristics - It is unpredictable; it carries a massive impact; and, after the fact, we concoct an explanation that makes it appear less random, and more predictable, than it was.4/5(18).
Black Swan: A black swan is an event or occurrence that deviates beyond what is normally expected of a situation and is extremely difficult to predict. Black swan events are typically random and. The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a philosophical treatment of Taleb's research on highly improbable, high-impact events.
These events, which Taleb calls "Black Swans", are so improbable that they are unpredictable. He litters the book with the names of famous people, many of them mathematicians, he appears to adore Benoit.
This book, by the excellent storyteller Robert McCammon, resembles King's classic novel in several respects, but McCammon sticks with the classic nuclear annihilation scenario in "Swan Song," a book written as the Cold War was winding down in the late 's."Swan Song" starts out on a bleak note, and quickly goes down hill from there.5/5(9).
The Swan Book is available now from Atria Books. Alex Brown is an archivist, research librarian, writer, geeknerdloserweirdo, and all-around pop. MicroSummary: Nassim Nicholas Taleb explores in The Black Swan the problems of perception caused in people by random, unexpected events such as 9/11, which have an enormous impact on humanity and which people try to explain to no ’s a fantastic book for helping you get to know each other better and prevent you from falling into rational pitfalls in which we find ourselves.
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Suddenly, black swans turned up, unsettling people’s expectations. In his new book, The Black Swan, Nassim Nicholas Taleb asks why this discovery seemed so surprising. And in. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ridington, Robin. Swan people. Ottawa: National Museums of Canada, (OCoLC) Document Type.
Robert McCammon is the New York Times bestselling author of Boy's Life and Gone South, among many critically acclaimed works of fiction, with millions of copies of his novels in is a recipient of the Bram Stoker Lifetime Achievement Award, the Grand Master Award from the World Horror Convention, and is a World Fantasy Award winner/5().
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This book analyzes so-called “Black Swans”—extremely unpredictable events that have massive impacts on human society/5(55).