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Bolognia, Julie V. Schaffer, and Lorenzo Cerroni. With more complete, authoritative coverage of basic science, clinical practice of both adult and pediatric dermatology, dermatopathology, and dermatologic surgery than you'll find in any other source, Dermatology, 4th Edition, is the gold-standard reference in the field today.
In Fear and Trembling Kierkegaard, writing under the pseudonym Johannes de silentio, expounds his personal view of religion through the scene in Genesis in which Abraham prepares to kill his son at God's command. Kierkegaard believed Abraham's unreserved obedience to be the essential leap of faith needed to make a full commitment to his religion.
The title of Anthony Swofford's urgent, harrowing, and wickedly funny memoir Jarhead refers to the "high-and-tight" haircuts worn by Marines during Gulf War I, but the term gets recycled into many other unflattering incarnations: dope, grunt, thug, outcast, sucker. Many potent emotions are kicked up by Swofford's experiences in the Marine Corps-the fear of death and the unknown, the intense bonds and dysfunction of a platoon, the horrors of combat-but he keeps circling back to abandonment, and the feeling that he and his comrades were left twisting in the wind.
A theoretical physicist, he was a member of the National Academy of Sciences , and is well known for numerous publications and summer-school lectures in nuclear and particle physics , as well as his widely used graduate text on classical electrodynamics. Jackson's high standards and admonitory vocabulary are the subject of an amusing memorial volume by his son Ian Jackson. Jackson held academic appointments successively at McGill University , thanks to Philip Russell Wallace , a prominent Canadian theoretical physicist, January - ; then the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - ; and finally the University of California, Berkeley - At the latter, he held appointments on campus and at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.