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Multinationals as Flagship Firms

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Editor: OUP Oxford
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The international dimension of business networks has remained relatively unexplored, mainly because international business writers focus upon multinational enterprises and network writers ignore international issues. In this book Professors Alan Rugman and Joseph D'Cruz bridge the literature on networks and multinationals by introducing the new concept of the flagship firm. In each business network strategic leadership is provided by the flagship firm, which is defined as a multinational enterprise. It has other partners: key suppliers; key customers; key competitors; and key partners in the non-business infrastructure. These business networks are usually located in the 'triad' regions of the European Union, North America, and Japan. There are strong cross-border network linkages within these regions, but less 'globalization' than regional economic integration. The theory of the flagship firm/five partners model is applied to the telecommunications, chemicals, automotive, and electronics sectors, amongst others, and the book reports on both empirical studies and field research of the international competitiveness of these sectors. The book will be of interest to academics, students, and professionals in the areas of international business, strategic management, political science, law, and sociology.

Exploring the US Language Flagship Program

Exploring the US Language Flagship Program Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dianna Murphy,Karen Evans-Romaine
Editor: Multilingual Matters
ISBN: 178309611X
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Exploring the US Language Flagship Program by Dianna Murphy,Karen Evans-Romaine Summary

A number of reports in the US have highlighted the country’s need for improved second language skills for both national security and economic competitiveness. The Language Flagship program, launched in 2002, aims to raise expectations regarding language proficiency levels at the post-secondary level and to address structural gaps in the curricula of many L2 programs. This federally funded program provides opportunities for US undergraduate students in any specialization to reach a professional level of competence in a targeted second language by graduation. This volume highlights innovative practices that enable students to achieve this goal – even those with no exposure to the second language prior to university. This book explores the rationale and history of the federal program and showcases models and strategies of existing Flagship programs.

Flagship Marketing

Flagship Marketing Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tony Kent,Reva Brown
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1134076681
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Flagship Marketing by Tony Kent,Reva Brown Summary

Flagships are the physical apogee of consumerism, places where brand experiences are most defined and interactions with consumers are highly refined. This book marks the first comprehensive study of the concept of the flagship, bringing together a range of scholarly insights from the field, covering issues such as consumerism, areas of consumption and experimental marketing theory and practise. The ways in which flagship projects communicate brand values, both externally and internally, form an important part of this book, and provide new perspectives on late twentieth century commercial and cultural policy and practice. Kent and Brown offer a truly interdisciplinary approach to the concept, offering a variety of perspectives on the debates surrounding flagship function and its role as a place of consumption. Chapters focus on the development of prestigious stores, hotels and arts and cultural centres, as showcases for branded experiences and products and as demonstrations of commercial and public policy. Cases and examples include The Eden Project in the UK, automotive showrooms in Germany, hotels in Dubai and Las Vegas, and Vienna's cultural quarter. Theoretical discussion explores the tensions between costs and profitability, conspicuous consumption and the sustainability of iconic forms. The book enables readers to explore the flagship concept from different perspectives, and while a marketing approach predominates, it provides a disciplinary challenge which will open up new ways of understanding the concept.

The New Flagship University

The New Flagship University Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Aubrey Douglass
Editor: Springer
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The New Flagship University is an expansive vision for leading national universities and an alternative narrative to global rankings and World Class Universities. The Flagship model explores pathways for universities to re-shape their missions and operational features to expand their relevancy in the societies that gave them life and purpose.

Flagship Universities in Africa

Flagship Universities in Africa Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Damtew Teferra
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3319494031
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Flagship Universities in Africa by Damtew Teferra Summary

This book advances an in-depth, comprehensive analysis of flagship universities in Africa – the largest, most selective, and most prestigious universities on the continent. The book draws on a range of country-specific case-studies, including Botswana, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania and Zambia, to explore a range of issues associated with flagship universities and their role in higher education in Africa. . Newly-established institutions in new nation states, and states emerging from conflict, often rely on these flagship universities to train their academics, and build their intelligentsia; flagship universities are thus capacity-builders and trend-setters in their respective countries and sub-regions. This volume brings together a range of scholars to celebrate the impact, influence and contributions of African universities, not only within Africa, but across the globe The book will be of great significance to students and researchers in the field of education, particularly those with an interest in sociology and politics of higher education.


Flagship Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mike Carlton
Editor: Random House Australia
ISBN: 0857987798
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The cruiser HMAS Australia II and the Pacific War on Japan In 1924, the grand old battle cruiser HMAS Australia I was sunk off Sydney Heads. Once she had been the pride of the navy and the nation. She had saved Australia from an attack by a German squadron in the Pacific in World War I. But after the war she was obsolete, and a victim in the race to disarm after WWI. It was a day of national mourning when they blew the bottom out of her; she went to her sea grave smothered in flowers and wreaths sent from around the country. Four years later, in 1928, the RAN acquired a new ship of the same name, the fast and modern heavy cruiser HMAS Australia II. During the Depression of the early 30s the navy virtually rotted on the beach – until the world so belatedly awoke to the menace of Hitler's Germany. Australia saw her first action of World War II against the Vichy French, during the abortive 1940 attempt to install the young General de Gaulle as free French leader in Dakar, West Africa. She patrolled the North Atlantic on the lookout for German battleships and – in a feat of amazing seamanship – rescued the crew of a downed RAF Coastal Command aircraft in the teeth of an Atlantic gale. She was later bombed by the Luftwaffe in Liverpool. Australia returned home to join the war against the Japanese, as the flagship of the RAN. Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane were flooded with Americans 'overpaid, oversexed and over here'. Many Australian servicemen resented the Yanks and their magnetic attraction for the local girls. The so-called Battle of Brisbane in 1942 was two days and nights of out-of-control brawling and rioting, with the Americans on one side and the Australians on the other. One Australian was killed, and dozens of other men were wounded. The whole affair was heavily censored. In March 1942, the ship was stunned by a murder. One night at sea a sailor, Stoker Riley, was found stabbed and bleeding to death on the fo'c's'le. Before he died, he named his two attackers, fellow stokers Gordon and Elias. They'd tried to kill him, he said, because he'd threatened to expose their homosexual activities in the ship. At a hastily arranged court martial, Gordon and Elias were found guilty and sentenced to death under British Admiralty law. That provoked a major constitutional row, because the death penalty did not apply in Australia. Eventually they were reprieved. Only weeks later Australia fought in the Battle of the Coral Sea near Papua New Guinea, the first sea battle to stop the Japanese advance in the Pacific. She was heavily attacked and bombed from the air but, with brilliant ship-handling, escaped unscathed. That luck did not last. In 1944 she took part in the greatest sea fight of all time, the Battle of Leyte Gulf, which returned the American General Douglas MacArthur to the Philippines. Australia was struck by a kamikaze bomber, killing her captain and 28 other men. The next year, 1945, she was hit again and again, by no fewer than four kamikaze planes on four successive days, with another 44 men killed. She was, in fact, attacked by more kamikaze aircraft than any other allied ship in WWII. That ended her war. She retired gracefully, laden with battle honours, and was scrapped in 1956 – the last of her name, for the navy no longer uses Australia for its ships.

Marketing the City

Marketing the City Pdf/ePub eBook Author: H. Smyth
Editor: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1135825874
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This book assesses the value of flagship developments and draws out lessons for best policy and practice. It looks at marketing strategies and the sales process for flagship developments and the areas in which they are located for urban regeneration. It discusses the management of marketing strategies and the development through the policy formulation, project implementation and policy/project evaluation. The author examines the strategies to date of 'marketing the city' and the conceptual scope and limits for developing the concept. He also looks at the extent to which people can be integrated into the urban 'product' and the advantages and disadvantages of this. Finally the impact of all these issues is assessed for the policy makers, planners, developers, architects and city authorities.

Erfolgs- und Misserfolgsfaktoren der Markenimplementierung. Die Flagship Stores von Apple und Freitag

Erfolgs- und Misserfolgsfaktoren der Markenimplementierung. Die Flagship Stores von Apple und Freitag Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Donata Gräfin von Baudissin
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Erfolgs- und Misserfolgsfaktoren der Markenimplementierung. Die Flagship Stores von Apple und Freitag by Donata Gräfin von Baudissin Summary

Bachelorarbeit aus dem Jahr 2016 im Fachbereich BWL - Marketing, Unternehmenskommunikation, CRM, Marktforschung, Social Media, Note: 2,0, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (Quantitatives Marketing), Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Diese Arbeit befasst sich mit der Frage nach den Erfolgs- und Misserfolgsfaktoren eines Flagship Stores. Ein Flagship Store dient als Vorzeigeladen für das Unternehmen, er trägt dabei nur eine einzige Marke, wird vom Markenhersteller betrieben und hat die Intention, die Marke zu stärken und nicht durch den Verkauf der Produkte den Gewinn zu maximieren. Das Ziel eines Flagship Stores ist es, ein Markenerlebnis für den Kunden im Store zu schaffen, die Marke von der Konkurrenz abzugrenzen, das Markenimage zu verbessern und die Kunden langfristig an die Marke und damit an das Unternehmen zu binden. Das Ziel dieser Case Study ist es, die Erfolgs- und Misserfolgsfaktoren eines Flagship Stores herauszuarbeiten. Dies soll mit Hilfe von Kundenbewertungen zu dem Apple Store auf der Fifth Avenue und dem Freitag Store in Zürich geschehen. Die Ergebnisse der Fallstudie dieser Arbeit zeigen, dass die Architektur und das Design des Stores, der Service, die Produktauswahl und der Standort als wesentliche Erfolgsfaktoren für den Kunden gelten. Gleichzeitig können sie jedoch bei falschem Einsatz zum Misserfolg des Flagship Stores führen. Für das Unternehmen ist es wichtig, die Markenidentität in dem Store räumlich und bildlich durch den Einsatz der Erfolgsfaktoren greifbar zu machen. Die Identität der Marke darf dabei nicht verloren gehen.

Conservation by Proxy

Conservation by Proxy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tim Caro
Editor: Island Press
ISBN: 159726959X
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The vast scope of conservation problems has forced biologists and managers to rely on "surrogate" species to serve as shortcuts to guide their decision making. These species-known by a host of different terms, including indicator, umbrella, and flagship species-act as proxies to represent larger conservation issues, such as the location of biodiversity hotspots or general ecosystem health. Synthesizing an immense body of literature, conservation biologist and field researcher Tim Caro offers systematic definitions of surrogate species concepts, explores biological theories that underlie them, considers how surrogate species are chosen, critically examines evidence for and against their utility, and makes recommendations for their continued use. The book clarifies terminology and contrasts how different terms are used in the real world considers the ecological, taxonomic, and political underpinnings of these shortcuts identifies criteria that make for good surrogate species outlines the circumstances where the application of the surrogate species concept shows promise Conservation by Proxy is a benchmark reference that provides clear definitions and common understanding of the evidence and theory behind surrogate species. It is the first book to review and bring together literature on more than fifteen types of surrogate species, enabling us to assess their role in conservation and offering guidelines on how they can be used most effectively.


Felidia Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lidia Matticchio Bastianich,Tanya Bastianich Manuali,Fortunato Nicotra
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Felidia by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich,Tanya Bastianich Manuali,Fortunato Nicotra Summary

The first restaurant cookbook from the best-selling author, beloved and award-winning TV chef, and hugely successful restaurateur--115 recipes from her acclaimed and much-loved New York eatery. Ever since it first opened its doors on Manhattan's Upper East Side in 1981, Lidia Bastianich's Felidia has been one of New York City's most beloved restaurants. Now, in her first restaurant cookbook, the revered chef, author, and television personality--along with the restaurant's longtime Executive Chef, Fortunato Nicotra--shares the recipes that have made Felidia a dining destination. Here are dishes from across the restaurant's forty-year history: Eggplant Flan with Tomato Coulis; Linguini with White Clams and Broccoli; Short Ribs Braised in Barolo; delectable desserts such as Almond and Chocolate Tart Caprese and Open Cannoli; and cocktails such as Passion Fruit Spritz and Frozen Peach Bellini. Here too are Chef Fortunato's personal favorite recipes, advice on setting up a home bar, a fascinating look at Felidia's history, and much more. Filled with the same warmth and wisdom that are the hallmark of all of Lidia's cookbooks, Felidia is the next-best thing to a table at the restaurant.

OECD Development Pathways Multi-dimensional Review of the Western Balkans Assessing Opportunities and Constraints

OECD Development Pathways Multi-dimensional Review of the Western Balkans Assessing Opportunities and Constraints Pdf/ePub eBook Author: OECD
Editor: OECD Publishing
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OECD Development Pathways Multi-dimensional Review of the Western Balkans Assessing Opportunities and Constraints by OECD Summary

The Western Balkans region has come a long way over the last two decades in achieving economic and social progress. With a population of 17.6 million, the region today boasts a combined gross domestic product (GDP) of close to EUR 100 billion, an average GDP per capita of about EUR 5 400 and a comprehensive process of integration with the European Union.


Yamato Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Daniel Knowles
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Yamato by Daniel Knowles Summary

• Relive the dramatic final days of the world’s largest battleship as she embarked on her final and doomed kamikaze mission • Unveil the cloak of secrecy that surrounded Japan’s ultimate warships and what American intelligence knew and when • Beautifully illustrated with many rare and unpublished photographs • A must-have for military and historians, enthusiasts, modellers, gamers, and those interested in the complexities of naval warfare during the Second World War The Yamato and her sistership Musashi represented the ultimate development in the battleship during the Second World War and were the heaviest and most powerfully armed battleships ever constructed. Named after the Yamato Province, Yamato was designed to counter the numerically superior fleet of the US Navy. Built amongst a shroud of secrecy and deception – and commissioned shortly after the outbreak of the war in the Pacific – she was present at a number of engagements, including the Battle of Midway and the Battle of the Philippine Sea. Despite having been designed to engage and sink enemy surface vessels, the Yamato would only fire her unrivalled 18.1-inch guns at an enemy surface target on one occasion in October 1944 during the Battle of Leyte Gulf. In the final months of the war, as kamikaze aircraft targeted American landing fleets off Okinawa, the Yamato embarked on a one-way mission of ultimate sacrifice. In a last desperate roll of the dice in an attempt to wreak havoc on the landing forces around Okinawa, the last stepping stone prior to an invasion of the Japanese home islands, the Yamato finally succumbed to a mass aerial attack by carrier-based bombers and torpedo bombers. Despite being antiquated products of war from the moment of their construction, the Yamato and Musashi enjoy an iconic figure of Japanese might in mainstream consciousness such as films and anime.

Taxmann’s Direct Taxes Law & Practice – Taxmann’s Flagship Commentary, Explaining the Law Lucidly along-with its Practical Application | A.Y. 2021-22 & 2022-23

Taxmann’s Direct Taxes Law & Practice – Taxmann’s Flagship Commentary, Explaining the Law Lucidly along-with its Practical Application | A.Y. 2021-22 & 2022-23 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dr. Vinod K Singhania & Dr. Kapil Singhania
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Taxmann’s Direct Taxes Law & Practice – Taxmann’s Flagship Commentary, Explaining the Law Lucidly along-with its Practical Application | A.Y. 2021-22 & 2022-23 by Dr. Vinod K Singhania & Dr. Kapil Singhania Summary

Taxmann’s flagship commentary on Direct Taxes, has been the most trusted & bestselling commentary for experienced practitioners, for more than 20 years now. This book aims at not only making the reader understand the law, but also helps the reader develop the ability to apply the law. In other words, this books aims at providing the reader the following: • Acquire a familiarity with the various direct tax provisions • Awareness of direct tax provisions • The nature and scope of direct tax provisions • Up-to-date knowledge of how a statutory provision has been interpreted by different courts of law, on different occasions The Present Publication is the Latest Edition for Assessment Years 2021-22 & 2022-23), authored by Dr. Vinod K. Singhania & Dr. Kapil Singhania, incorporating all the amendments made by the following: • The Finance Act, 2021 • The Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation and Amendment of Certain Provisions) Act, 2020 The salient features of this book are as follows: • [Thoroughly Revised] with a view to making the book more reader-friendly • [Lucid & To-The-Point Explanations] which have been arranged in paras & sub-paras with distinct numbers, to make the practitioners more efficient in their work. • [Theoretical Discussions Supplemented by Unique 600+ Illustrations] covering an exhaustive range of issues with reference to the latest Case Laws • [Tax Planning] Hints are given, wherever tax planning can be resorted to • [Coverage of Statutory & Judicial Precedents] 𝚘 In-depth analysis of all provisions of Income-tax Act with relevant Rules, Judicial Pronouncements, Circulars and Notifications 𝚘 Frequently asked questions for complex provisions 𝚘 Gist of all Circulars and Notifications which are in-force 𝚘 Digest of all Landmark Rulings by the Apex court, High Courts, and Tribunals • [Bestseller Series] Taxmann’s Bestseller Book • [Zero Error] Follows the Six Sigma Approach to achieve the Benchmark of ‘Zero Error’ • The detailed contents of the book are as follows: 𝚘 Basic Concepts 𝚘 Residential Status and Tax Incidence 𝚘 Incomes Exempt from Tax 𝚘 Salaries 𝚘 Income from House Property 𝚘 Profits and Gains of Business or Profession 𝚘 Capital Gains 𝚘 Income from Other Sources 𝚘 Income of Other Persons Included in Assesse’s Total Income 𝚘 Set-off and Carry Forward of Losses 𝚘 Deductions from Gross Total Income and Tax Liability 𝚘 Agriculture Income 𝚘 Typical Problems on Assessment of Individuals 𝚘 Tax Treatment of Hindu Undivided Families 𝚘 Special Provisions Governing Assessment of Firms and Associations of Persons 𝚘 Taxation of Companies 𝚘 Assessment of Co-operative Societies 𝚘 Assessment of Charitable and Other Trusts 𝚘 Return of Income and Assessment 𝚘 Penalties and Prosecution 𝚘 Advance Payment of Tax 𝚘 Interest 𝚘 Tax Deduction or Collection at Source 𝚘 Refund of Excess Payment 𝚘 Appeals and Revisions 𝚘 Income-tax Authorities 𝚘 Settlement Commission and Dispute Resolution Committee 𝚘 Special Measures in Respect of Transaction with Persons Located in Notified Jurisdictional Area 𝚘 General Anti-Avoidance Rule 𝚘 Advance Ruling 𝚘 Search, Seizure and Assessment 𝚘 Transfer Pricing 𝚘 Business Restructuring 𝚘 Alternative Tax Regime 𝚘 Tax Planning 𝚘 Miscellaneous • Also available in Taxmann’s Virtual Book Format (An e-Book Initiative for un-interrupted reading experience). Click here to know more

Jumpstart Logic Pro 10.6

Jumpstart Logic Pro 10.6 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jay Asher
Editor: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1800561458
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Logic Pro is a powerful digital audio workstation that comes with all the software tools you need to create great-sounding music. This practical guide helps you understand what Logic Pro can do and how to approach accomplishing your musical tasks through expert guidance and years of experience distilled into the best practices.

Galactic Dark Net(2)

Galactic Dark Net(2) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sonic Nine Light Year
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When the last prodigy level esper on Earth disappeared, Earth was in deep trouble of becoming another species’ colony. The ordinary Han, with his intelligence and hardworking character, was able to make a fortune after “accidentally” stepping into the world of dark net, later purchasing an esper power crystal that brought him the ultimate power that changed the fate of the universe. Dark net is a subset of the Deep Web that is not only not indexed by traditional search engines, but that also requires special tools like specific proxy or authentication to gain access. Dark net is not restricted by any law or morals, so the dark net market has everything that is prohibited by the law. Drugs, slaves, firearms, uranium, bioweapons, rare animals, human testing, assassination, and the list goes on. During the year of 2075 on Earth, Han Lang logged into the largest hyperspace dark net market, and our story begins. ------ Release Rate: 3 Chapters/Week; will be released on Tue, Thur, and Sat;

French Destroyers

French Destroyers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Jordan,Jean Moulin
Editor: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 1591144426
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Like its highly successful predecessors, French Battleships and French Cruisers, this beautifully presented book blends technical and historical analysis to produce the only comprehensive study of French destroyers in the English language. Between the world wars, France produced some of the largest and fastest destroyers in the world. Known as Contre-Torpilleurs, these striking and innovative super-destroyers and the more conventional Torpilleurs dÕEscadre are the focus of this book. The first part of the book covers the design of these ships, pairing the text with detailed data tables, specially-drawn plans and schemas, and photographs of the ships. The second half details the eventful careers of these ships and contains contemporary photographs and maps commissioned specifically for this book.

Cultural Policies in East Asia

Cultural Policies in East Asia Pdf/ePub eBook Author: H. Lee,L. Lim
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This book provides a detailed snapshot of cultural policies in China, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. In addition to an historical overview of the culture-state relationships in East Asia, it provides an analysis of contemporary developments occurring in the regions' cultural policies and the challenges they are facing.

European telecom

European telecom Pdf/ePub eBook Author: ,
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Starship: Flagship

Starship: Flagship Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mike Resnick
Editor: Pyr
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The date is 1970 of the Galactic Era, almost three thousand years from now, and the Republic, created by the human race but not yet dominated by it, finds itself in an all-out war against the Teroni Federation, an alliance of races that resent Man’s growing military and economic power. The rebel starship, the Theodore Roosevelt, under the command of Wilson Cole, is preparing to lead Cole’s ragtag armada into the Republic, even though he is outnumbered thousands to one. Cole is convinced that the government has become an arrogant and unfeeling political entity and must be overthrown. The trick is to avoid armed conflict with the vast array of ships, numbering in the millions, in the Republic’s Navy. For a time Cole’s forces strike from cover and race off to safety, but he soon sees that is no way to conquer the mightiest political and military machine in the history of the galaxy. He realizes that he must reach Deluros VIII, the headquarters world of the Republic (and of the race of Man), in order to have any effect on the government at all – but Deluros VIII is the best-protected world in the Republic. But a new threat looms on the horizon. Cole, the Valkyrie, David Copperfield, Sharon Blacksmith, Jacovic, and the rest of the crew of the Teddy R face their greatest challenge yet, and the outcome will determine the fate of the entire galaxy. From the Hardcover edition.