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NEVER GET HURT By PECULIAR MEDINUS
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This book recognizes the varying degrees of hurt and the associated rollercoaster of painful emotions. The author uses poignant stories of those who escaped the quagmire of hurt to paint a vivid... More > picture of the effects of protracted pain and also the hope of freedom. The remedies offered in this book are aimed at helping the reader retrain their mind to disengage from the traction of hurt. They include letting go of the past, recreating your day using positive thoughts, discovering yourself and releasing pent up feelings that feed the pain.< Less
The Afghanistan Question and the Reset in U.S.-Russian Relations (Enlarged Edition) By Richard J. Krickus et al.
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The ability of the United States and Russia to cooperate in Afghanistan represents a solid test of their reset in relations. The author provides the historical background to the Afghanistan Question... More > and assesses current events in the Afghan war with three objectives in mind: 1) To determine whether Russian-American cooperation in Afghanistan has been successful; 2) To identify and evaluate the successes and failures of the counterinsurgency strategy as the transition from U.S. to Afghanistan authority gains traction in the 2011-14 time frame; and 3) To provide conclusions and recommendations bearing on developments in Afghanistan.< Less
Change Makers: Make your mark with more impact and less drama By Digby Scott
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Change Makers make the future. Be one of them. Are you asking any of these questions? How can I change how stuff gets done around here? How can I make a difference? How can I stay true to myself... More > amidst the chaos? How can I learn to say no? How do I get traction and make my mark? If so, then this book is for you. Making change happen can be a difficult, lonely job. It can feel like being in a maze, wading through treacle. If you’re trying to drive change in your organisation, and you feel like a lone voice, Change Makers is for you. This book will help you to: Sharpen your focus. Amplify your voice. Play it a little less safe. Build your tribe. Get the traction on your change agenda that you’ve been looking for. We get to choose our futures. Do we shrink back and play it safe, or do we learn how to adapt, lean into discomfort and rise above, paving the way for others to do the same? This book’s about the second choice. Your call.< Less
Change Makers: Make Your Mark With More Impact and Less Drama By Digby Scott
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Change Makers make the future. Be one of them. Are you asking any of these questions? How can I change how stuff gets done around here? How can I make a difference? How can I stay true to myself... More > amidst the chaos? How can I learn to say no? How do I get traction and make my mark? If so, then this book is for you. Making change happen can be a difficult, lonely job. It can feel like being in a maze, wading through treacle. If you’re trying to drive change in your organisation, and you feel like a lone voice, Change Makers is for you. This book will help you to: Sharpen your focus. Amplify your voice. Play it a little less safe. Build your tribe. Get the traction on your change agenda that you’ve been looking for. We get to choose our futures. Do we shrink back and play it safe, or do we learn how to adapt, lean into discomfort and rise above, paving the way for others to do the same? This book’s about the second choice. Your call.< Less
Electric Railway Engineering By Francis H. Doane
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When Electric Railway Engineering was originally published in 1915, the electric railroad was rapidly transforming the nation’s cities and suburbs. How trolley cars, interurban cars, and... More > electric freight locomotives operate, and how a railroad must be constructed and maintained to support them, is the subject of this wonderful historic book. In its pages you'll find chapters about power systems, including overhead and third-rail, and topics such as operation of traction motors, controllers, resistor grids, and other hardware. Long considered a classic, this book has been out of print for nearly 100 years. This new printing is an exact replica of the original, and features nearly 400 pages of text and numerous diagrams.< Less
The Motorman...and His Duties The Classic Handbook for Electric Trolley, Streetcar and Interurban Motormen By Ludwig Gutmann & George R. Metcalfe
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Originally printed in 1898 and then periodically revised, The Motorman...and His Duties served as the definitive training text for a generation of streetcar operators. A must-have for the trolley or... More > train enthusiast, it is also an important source of information for museum staff and docents. Lavishly illustrated with numerous photos and black and white line drawings, this affordable reprint contains all of the original text. Includes chapters on trolley car types and equipment, troubleshooting, brakes, controllers, electricity and principles, electric traction, multi-car control and has a convenient glossary in the back. If you've ever operated a trolley car, or just had an electric train set, this is a terrific book for your shelf!< Less
DATA MINING: Predicting Tipping Points By Dr. Philip Gordon, PhD
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Internet giants such as Google, Amazon and Facebook gather vast reams of information about their users, harnessing it to tailor their services to individual interests or to direct customized... More > advertising to them. So extensive is the collection of personal details and so promising the economic, (political and cultural) opportunities linked to it, that this data is the “raw material” of the digital age. Governments are now proposing new levies and fiscal controls to tax activities associated with data mining worldwide. Advertising revenues currently exceed $40 billion (and climbing) as the global digital state of affairs struggles to gain traction.< Less
My Poetry Book By edentu oroso
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Bends of Life is a collection of poems put together by three poets who are fascinated by the allures of the Nasarawa state, Nigeria. The collection consists of two poems written about the charisma,... More > vision and mission of the new governor who is widely seen as a hero by the people of the state. The other poems unveil each local government and celebrates the human and natural resources of the people. By painting portraits of idyll and distress perceptible in the urban and rural settings of the state, the poets hope to draw attention to the dire need for the requisite traction for sustainability in the momentum of change stirred by the Tanko Al-Makura administration.< Less
La halte - Nouvelle sentimentale 2nde édition By André Perchet
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C'est un couple de cheminots. Tous les matins, passe devant leur modeste maison de garde-barrières, un train mythique et fantomatique, qui a Constantinople pour destination. En cet... More > été 1939, la Turquie n'est pas la destination la plus courante. Mais depuis l’avènement des congés payés, trois ans auparavant, les sans-grade eux-aussi se mettent à rêver. De tous les temps, la Loterie Nationale, représente un espoir. Nos héros vont décrocher un gros lot. Le mari veut acheter une maison. C'est à cette occasion qu'il découvre qu'elle a entamé le pécule pour acheter les billets pour le Bosphore. C'est la brouille. Peu importe, il ne serait pas parti, car la mobilisation le frappe les vieilles du départ ! Fait prisonnier, une longue parenthèse va le séparer de son épouse. Lorsqu'il renvient, elle est là et a acheté une Citroën D15 pour faire le taxi. La vie va passer très vite. Et au soir de son existence, le mari, veuf depuis longtemps culpabilise encore de n'avoir pas eu le brio de lui offrir ce voyage< Less
Car Tires: Your Quick Start Guide By Terrance Williams
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All modern car tires are now radial. Car tires are a tremendous blight on the environment, and there are about a billion car tires stockpiled in our country. Re-treaded passenger car tires are... More > manufactured according to standards. Today's passenger-car tires are safer at much higher speeds than 80 mph. While passenger-car tires are nearly all radials these days, ST tires are still available in bias-belted construction. We all know that our car tires are filled with air and that at certain times the air pressure in them decreases. The sport car tires are built to provide excellent traction and handling. Discover everything you need to know by grabbing a copy of this ebook today.< Less

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