V. is the debut novel of Thomas Pynchon, published in 1963. It describes the exploits of a discharged U.S. Navy sailor named Benny Profane, his reconnection in New York with a group of pseudo-bohemian artists and hangers-on known as the Whole Sick Crew, and the quest of an aging traveller named Herbert Stencil to identify and locate the mysterious entity he knows only as "V." It was nominated for a National Book Award.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «V.» OVER TIME
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about v.
10 QUOTES WITH «V.»
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Talking about Apple v. Microsoft without mentioning the Internet and the browser is like talking about WWII without talking about the nuke. Framing the conversation just in terms of open v. closed operating systems, the quality of the hardware or software or who the CEO was, is silly.
When you represent the state of Washington, we have a tradition of deciding social issues by vote. Washington State passed abortion rights before Roe v. Wade and affirmed it at the ballot box later.
By the time I was in high school, Roe v. Wade had passed, so that was also happening; girls were getting pregnant and getting abortions - and that happened in my school too.
Anna Julia Cooper
It is not the intelligent woman v. the ignorant woman; nor the white woman v. the black, the brown, and the red, it is not even the cause of woman v. man. Nay, tis woman's strongest vindication for speaking that the world needs to hear her voice.
After 'Roe v. Wade' - when the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion in 1973 - I thought the national conversation about abortion and birth control would be over. It was not.
For thirty years, beginning with the invention of a privacy right in the Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, the Left has been waging a systematic assault on the constitutional foundation of the nation.
First off, I never favored a constitutional amendment to criminalize abortion or to overturn Roe v. Wade.
I was covering the Supreme Court when it decided Gideon v. Wainright, and the case has always had special meaning for me.
However, while we should certainly celebrate the demise of overt official racism, we must also critically examine where we are at this historical moment, recognize the many challenges ahead and reaffirm our commitment to making Brown v. Board a reality.
'Man v. Food' was the biggest career-defining opportunity. I went from anonymity to someone of note with access to amazing eateries.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «V.»
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The wild, macabre tale of the twentieth century and of two men—one looking for something he has lost, the other with nothing much to lose—and “V.,” the unknown woman of the title.
Thomas Pynchon, 2012
"This book will be of interest to the scientific community at large and in particular, to students and researchers in Computer Science, Operations Research, and Discrete Mathematics.
Vijay V. Vazirani, 2001
Eugene V. Debs: Citizen and Socialist
Traces the life of the controversial American socialist and social reformer and assesses his role in American history
Nick Salvatore, 1982
Fundamentals of III-V Semiconductor MOSFETs
Fundamentals of III-V Semiconductor MOSFETs presents the fundamentals and current status of research of compound semiconductor metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs) that are envisioned as a future replacement of ...
Serge Oktyabrsky, Peide Ye, 2010
Aerodynamics of V/STOL Flight
An extremely practical overview of V/STOL (vertical/short takeoff and landing) aerodynamics, this volume offers a presentation of general theoretical and applied aerodynamic principles, covering propeller and helicopter rotor theory for ...
Barnes Warnock McCormick, 1967
Emperor Charles V, Impresario of War: Campaign Strategy, ...
This book examines the three dimensions of European warfare, based on the campaigns of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558).
James D. Tracy, 2002
Henry V: The Graphic Novel : Original Text Version
Ideal for purists, students and readers who willappreciate the unaltered text.Experience this historic tale of war and peace betweenEngland and France in the reign of Henry V.
William Shakespeare, John McDonald, 2007
V for Vendetta
In a near-future Britain ruled by a totalitarian regime, Evey is rescued from certain death by a masked vigilante calling himself "V," a beguiling and charismatic figure who launches a one-man crusade against government tyranny and ...
Alan Moore, David Lloyd, 2008
Truth v. Justice: The Morality of Truth Commissions: The ...
The truth commission is an increasingly common fixture of newly democratic states with repressive or strife-ridden pasts. From South Africa to Haiti, truth commissions are at work with varying degrees of support and success.
Robert I. Rotberg, Dennis Thompson, 2010
V Is for Vulnerable: Life Outside the Comfort Zone
Or use it as a lever to further push you to embrace what you fear and what you’re capable of. This is unlike any previous Godin book and makes a great gift, both for loyal fans and those who’ve never read him before.
Seth Godin, 2012
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