Animal Visit: The Brahminy Kite, By Lauren Weisberger
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1. This animal is a large bird-like creature, or humanoid bird that appears in both Hinduism and Buddhism. In Hinduism, it is said to be the mount (Vahana) of Lord Vishnu. The Brahminy Kite and Phoenix are considered to be the contemporary representations of this creature. This is also the national symbol of Indonesia and the name of their national carrier. Which animal? 2. This is a 2003 novel by Lauren Weisberger about a young woman who, fresh from college, gets a job working as a personal assistant to a powerful fashion magazine editor that turns increasingly hellish as she struggles to keep up with her boss's capricious and demeaning requests.
The book was hugely successful, spending six months on the New York Times bestseller list. It is widely believed that this novel was about Vogue magazine and its iconic editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, since Weisberger worked there as an intern. Which novel? 3. The son of a French European Commission official, Bertrand Gachot was born in Luxembourg. He started racing karts at the age of 15. He decided to drop out of university in 1984 to race Formula Ford 1600 and did well, finishing third in the Formula Ford Festival at the end of the year. Gachot talked his way into a drive with the new Jordan team in 1991. The previous winter he had been involved in a traffic incident with a…show more content… This company was founded by Tom Monaghan and his brother, James, in 1960, in Ypsilanti, Michigan, near Eastern Michigan University. By 1965, Tom Monaghan had purchased two additional small stores; he now had a total of three locations in the same county. Monaghan wanted the stores to share the same branding - thus the company logo originally had three dots, representing the three stores in 1965. Monaghan planned to add a new dot with the addition of every new store, but this idea quickly faded, as the company experienced rapid growth. It opened its first franchise location in 1967 and by 1978 the company expanded to 200 stores. Which