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Sister: A Novel by Rosamund Lupton

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By Rosamund Lupton

Whilst her mother calls to inform her that Tess, her more youthful sister, is lacking, Bee returns domestic to London at the first flight. She expects to discover Tess and provides her the standard lecture, the bossy huge sister scolding her flighty child sister for setting out with no letting someone comprehend her plans. Tess has continuously been a loose spirit, an artist who takes dangers, whereas conservative Bee couldn't be extra assorted. Bee is used to gazing out for her wayward sibling and is fiercely protecting of Tess (and has constantly been a bit stern approximately her antics). yet then Tess is located useless, it sounds as if by way of her personal hand.

Bee is sure that Tess didn't devote suicide. Their relations and the police settle for the sorrowful truth, yet Bee feels certain that Tess has been murdered. Single-minded in her look for a killer, Bee strikes into Tess's condominium and throws herself headlong into her sister's life--and all its secrets and techniques.

Though her relations and the police see a grieving sister in denial, unwilling to just accept the proof, Bee uncovers the affair Tess was once having with a married guy and the being pregnant that resulted, and her trouble with a stalker who could have crossed the road while Tess refused his advances. Tess used to be additionally engaging in an experimental scientific trial that may have long past very mistaken. As a decided Bee offers her assertion to the lead investigator, her tale unearths a predator who received away with murder--and an obsession that could fee Bee her personal life.

A exciting tale of fierce love among siblings, Sister is a suspenseful and finished debut with a gorgeous twist.

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How did consumers come to value Nike so much compared to its competitors? Nike is a seminal cultural innovation. Yet, conventional explanations avoid grappling with the cultural aspects of Nike’s innovation and, as a result, fail to explain why Nike was so successful. Many experts view Nike as a better-mousetraps poster child: Nike engineered the best shoes and earned a reputation for great performance as a result. But, as we demonstrate, this argument does not align with the historical facts. Nike’s famed shoe innovations happened early on and do not coincide with the brand’s takeoff.

The company was having trouble getting consumers to pay attention to its air-cushion technology. Jordan flew through the air in superhuman fashion on the way to his patented dunks. Therefore, Nike management reasoned, he was a natural spokesman for ‘‘air’’ (never mind that the technology was to cushion shocks, not to propel mere mortals toward the rim). Nike went to the trouble of designing a unique Jordan shoe for this purpose—Air Jordans. What set them apart was the flashy red and black design, echoing the team colors of the Chicago Bulls, in contrast to the white shoes everybody else in the league wore.

Ideologically speaking, the order of the day was a demand not only to revive the original industrious version of the American Dream, but to push these ideals even harder in the face of the economic challenges of the day. As the economy came to a halt, and along with it the increases in standard of living that had become a birthright, Americans struggled to find out what went wrong and how they should respond. The emerging rough-and-tumble free-agent economy demanded a very different mentality from what they were used to.

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