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9781470422097 | Reprint edition (Amer Mathematical Society, March 31, 2015), cover price $25.00
9780471328841, titled "Wiley Cpa Examination Review, 1999-2000: Problems and Solutions" | John Wiley & Sons Inc, June 1, 1999, cover price $49.95 | also contains Wiley Cpa Examination Review, 1999-2000: Problems and Solutions

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9781470422943 | Pck edition (Amer Mathematical Society, March 27, 2015), cover price $40.00

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9781470415228 | Amer Mathematical Society, July 24, 2014, cover price $90.00

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9781470414252 | Amer Mathematical Society, May 12, 2014, cover price $25.00

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9780821853689 | Amer Mathematical Society, August 17, 2011, cover price $49.00

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Product Description: Four adventurous travelers seek their roots careening across the beautiful, rustic dirt roads of Transylvania, around ox-drawn carriages, through the Carpathian Mountains, tasting the wonderful, fresh, old world dishes of savory chicken, mushrooms bought from gypsies on the street, and bread fresh from the hearth, learning the truth about the area's vampire myths and glorious military history...read more

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9781449930783 | Createspace Independent Pub, December 10, 2009, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Four adventurous travelers seek their roots careening across the beautiful, rustic dirt roads of Transylvania, around ox-drawn carriages, through the Carpathian Mountains, tasting the wonderful, fresh, old world dishes of savory chicken, mushrooms bought from gypsies on the street, and bread fresh from the hearth, learning the truth about the area's vampire myths and glorious military history.

Outer billiards is a basic dynamical system defined relative to a convex shape in the plane. B. H. Neumann introduced this system in the 1950s, and J. Moser popularized it as a toy model for celestial mechanics. All along, the so-called Moser-Neumann question has been one of the central problems in the field. This question asks whether or not one can have an outer billiards system with an unbounded orbit. The Moser-Neumann question is an idealized version of the question of whether, because of small disturbances in its orbit, the Earth can break out of its orbit and fly away from the Sun. In Outer Billiards on Kites, Richard Schwartz presents his affirmative solution to the Moser-Neumann problem. He shows that an outer billiards system can have an unbounded orbit when defined relative to any irrational kite. A kite is a quadrilateral having a diagonal that is a line of bilateral symmetry. The kite is irrational if the other diagonal divides the quadrilateral into two triangles whose areas are not rationally related. In addition to solving the basic problem, Schwartz relates outer billiards on kites to such topics as Diophantine approximation, the modular group, self-similar sets, polytope exchange maps, profinite completions of the integers, and solenoids--connections that together allow for a fairly complete analysis of the dynamical system.

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9780691142487 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 5, 2009, cover price $110.00

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9780691142494 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 5, 2009, cover price $69.00 | About this edition: Outer billiards is a basic dynamical system defined relative to a convex shape in the plane.

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Product Description: This book proves an analogue of William Thurston's celebrated hyperbolic Dehn surgery theorem in the context of complex hyperbolic discrete groups, and then derives two main geometric consequences from it. The first is the construction of large numbers of closed real hyperbolic 3-manifolds which bound complex hyperbolic orbifolds--the only known examples of closed manifolds that simultaneously have these two kinds of geometric structures...read more

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9780691128092 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 29, 2007, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: This book proves an analogue of William Thurston's celebrated hyperbolic Dehn surgery theorem in the context of complex hyperbolic discrete groups, and then derives two main geometric consequences from it.

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9780691128108, titled "Spherical CR Geometry And Dehn Surgery" | Princeton Univ Pr, January 29, 2007, cover price $64.00 | About this edition: This book proves an analogue of William Thurston's celebrated hyperbolic Dehn surgery theorem in the context of complex hyperbolic discrete groups, and then derives two main geometric consequences from it.

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