Claire Winston, a young schoolgirl in Seattle, is worried. The cannery, her father works at, is closing down, while she's trying to do her homework. It must refer to remarks of Barack Obama on New Hampshire Primary Night in January2008. Yes. We. can. [mehr][weniger]
Mr. Allen Smith has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Four Seasons Holdings Inc. since September 23, 2013. Mr. Smith served as the Chief Executive Officer of PREI at Prudential Financial, Inc. since January2008. Prior to this, Mr. Smith served as the Chief Executive Officer at Pramerica Real Estate Investors Ltd since January2008, where he oversaw dedicated teams in 18 offices across the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America that collectively [mehr][weniger]
George MacDonald Fraser, OBE FRSL (2 April 1925 – 2 January2008) was a Scottish author who wrote historical novels, non-fiction books and several screenplays. He is best known for a series of works that featured the character Flashman.
Fraser was born to Scottish parents in Carlisle, England on 2 April 1925. His father was a doctor and his mother a nurse. It was his father who passed on to Fraser his love of reading, and a passion for his Scottish heritage.
Fraser was educated at Carlisle Grammar School and Glasgow Academy; he later described himself as a poor student due to "sheer laziness". This meant that he was unable to follow his father's wishes and study medicine. [mehr][weniger]