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That Reminds Me: Finding the Funny in a Serious World By Michael Close
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Michael Close is an inveterate joke teller whose stories have brought gales of laughter from audiences around the world. For more than twenty years, Michael’s friends and colleagues have... More > eagerly awaited a collection of jokes from his enormous repertoire. That Reminds Me is that compilation – more than 250 of the best clean (and not so clean) jokes you’ve ever read. But this is much more than a joke book. Michael shares heartfelt reminiscences of the funny people who have enriched his life, stories of crazy personal experiences, and thoughts on the importance of “finding the funny” in your own life. This is the perfect book for anyone who needs a good laugh. Foreword by Penn Jillette [The jokes in this collection range from squeaky clean to R-rated. Words that you can’t use on network television appear occasionally. If such language offends you, please don’t purchase this book.]< Less
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2.4 Children and a Lawnmower By Daisy Close
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Spring. Let battle commence. A yearly battle between father and the family lawnmower. A machine, inherited from the previous owner of the house, left with instructions to be put out with the... More > rubbish. Thoughts of tinkering with a ‘not built like this anymore’ machine and restoring it to its former glory was a challenge too great to miss. Vision of father and son, maybe daughter too, oiling, greasing, fine tuning and passing tools to each other with ‘operating theatre’ precision. A real family achievement in the making. Fast forward. Reality check. Small oversight of daily demands. A 9 – 5 job, two school aged children, extra curricular activities. Thank goodness for Autumn. However, Dad had not succeeded with either the little push along mower or the inherited one. Could daughter Beth deny him the huge sense of achievement as he raises his hand in triumph (whenever that may be).< Less
The Wave Basis of Special Relativity By Robert Close
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This book explains not only how Special Relativity (SR) works, but also WHY it works. SR does not require the postulates you will find in other books. Instead, the laws of SR can be deduced from the... More > experimental observation that matter behaves like waves (see the animation “Underwater Relativity”). The Lorentz transformations apply to measurements made with waves even if those waves propagate in ordinary Galilean space-time. That is why Lorentz-invariant equations derived from classical models are consistent with SR. Examples include MacCullagh’s equation for light waves and Maxwell’s equations for electromagnetism. This book utilizes a simplified model of matter consisting of waves propagating in circles in order to explain how physical quantities transform due to relative motion. The straightforward logic and elegance of this approach is a pleasant alternative to the usual plug-and-chug presentation of relativity.< Less
Memoirs Of A Groundpounder By Jacob Close
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What began as informal memoirs penned by a World War II veteran for his grandchildren, has become a vibrant narrative of life as a U.S. infantryman in the deadly struggle to free Pacific islands from... More > Japanese occupation. His odyssey begins with pre-war Stateside infantry training, progresses to fierce combat in the Solomon and Philippines islands, culminating with victory. This well-illustrated, riveting true story reveals just what made “The Greatest Generation” so great.< Less
A Close (Close) Reading By Sylvia Shim
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"Explicit Content" warning ahead. There's lots of bodies that are REALLY close up. SO CLOSE that you can make out the individual pixels that make up their being. No parental controls... More > needed.< Less
Close To Home, Close To Heart By Harry Orlyk
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"Harry Orlyk's celebratory works follow the tradition of Emerson & Thoreau, honoring and delighting in the beauties and harmonies of the natural world..." From the introduction by U.S.... More > Poet Laureate Ted Kooser< Less
Stonewater By R. E. Close
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Stonewater is the story of a wayward troll who finds a home next to a pond in a family's garden. He is a water troll and catalogs all the creatures who live near the pond. This is a children's book... More > by R. E. Close. It is offered by Galn Books.< Less
Jenn By R. E. CLOSE
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Heridat the Jenn must avenge the death of his father while Arle and Ashtu hold a nation together while trying to help their friend. This is the fifth book of the Helioseed Chronicles Series by R. E.... More > Close which brings Storbusal, the home of the Jenn, out into the open for all of the world of Galn to see.< Less
ARLE'S TALISE By R. E. CLOSE
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Arle and Gueselle must finally find peace on the world of Galn. Many things stand in their way and Arle must find a way to view the heavens with Talises(rockets). This is book ten of the Heloseed... More > Chronicles and is published by Galn Books.< Less

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