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Viticulture - An introduction to commercial grape growing for wine production By Stephen Skelton MW
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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GROWING VINES IN 123 PAGES. This book is a basic introduction to growing grapes and aimed at the serious student in the wine trade, WSET Diploma student or Master of Wine... More > candidate. It is also very useful for those thinking of setting up vineyards as it answers a lot of the basic questions. Has sold over 3,500 copies now and received LOTS of emails saying how helpful it has been. "Couldn't have become an MW without your book" was the latest endorsement!< Less
Slum: a Novel (New Edition with Study Guide) By Dan Carroll
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SLUM is not the typical boy-meets-girl love story. Their situation is impossible. Robert is a sophisticated president of an organization in New York. Julianna is a former stripper living in a slum... More > on a Caribbean island. Besides, Robert already has a girlfriend; he is not looking for someone else, especially not a married ex-stripper from the far-away Cienaga slum! But, as fate would have it, a six-year-old child, Alba, is the force which brings them together into a rebellious and passionate entanglement which transforms both of them into a deep passion for life itself. An intoxicating love story? A tale of hope for a dying child? A philosophical drama on morality? Reviewers have said SLUM has it all.< Less
Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition) By Carl D. Callaway
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Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition) American Sculptor Joan W. Patten (1924-2005) lived and traveled extensively throughout Guatemala from 1965-1982. The... More > Guatemalan government granted Joan official, carte blanche permission to make molds, casts and replicas of ancient Preclassic (1500 BC-250 AD) and Classic (250-900 AD) Maya relief sculpture. Her replicas of Maya stelae currently stand in Guatemala’s Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología, the National Zoo and at the Museo Popol Vuh gardens at Francisco Marroquín University. In addition to the replicas, she executed hundreds of rubbings in oils on colored fabric. With a sculptor’s touch and infinite patience, she rendered images onto cloth that are remarkably sharp in detail and line. The rubbings include images that preserve an abundance of information about Maya sculptural traditions, iconography, hieroglyphic writing, mythology and history.< Less
The Perfectionist By Rafe Oropela
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The Perfectionist is an ex-CIA operative who isn’t ready for retirement yet. His lifelong dream is to seek out and find the lost Nazi gold, smuggled during World War II. To do so, he needs a... More > large amount of capital. He piggybacks off the skills of a Mexican who holds a device the Perfectionist realizes is unique. In order to gain the Mexican’s assistance, the Perfectionist must learn to trust a perfect stranger. As the Mexican’s skills become more apparent, the Perfectionist is shocked to find he truly does trust the man; together they will undertake a mission that could be deadly. As they near their goal, things turn personal, threatening to harm them and their families. Together, they must use every trick in the book to pull off their lucrative mission while protecting the people they love. No training prepared them for this, but they won’t go down without a fight.< Less