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Training Kit (Exam 70-463) by Dejan Sarka
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Death: The Deluxe Edition
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Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein
Starship Troopers
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Data Quality Assessment by Arkady Maydanchik
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Data Warehouse and Business Information Quality by Larry P. English
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Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke
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Operation Ares by Gene Wolfe
Operation Ares
by Gene Wolfe
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“My definition of good literature is that which can be read by an educated reader, and reread with increased pleasure.”
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Glen Cook
“There were dreams once upon a time, dreams now all but forgotten. On sad days I dust them off and fondle them nostalgically, with a patronizing wonder at the naivete of the youth who dreamed them.”
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Gene Wolfe
“We believe that we invent symbols. The truth is that they invent us; we are their creatures, shaped by their hard, defining edges. When soldiers take their oath they are given a coin, an asimi stamped with the profile of the Autarch. Their acceptance of that coin is their acceptance of the special duties and burdens of military life—they are soldiers from that moment, though they may know nothing of the management of arms. I did not know that then, but it is a profound mistake to believe that we must know of such things to be influenced by them, and in fact to believe so is to believe in the most debased and superstitious kind of magic. The would-be sorcerer alone has faith in the efficacy of pure knowledge; rational people know that things act of themselves or not at all.”
Gene Wolfe, Shadow & Claw

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