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Clendenin Method: Four Words for Great Skiing (Color) By John Clendenin
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The third edition of The Clendenin Ski Method: Four Words for Great Skiing describes efficient, effortless bump skiing focused on baby boomers. The favorite, all-inclusive Key has been added. The... More > entire book has been fully reviewed for clarity for those readers not fortunate to attend an on-snow camp. Reviews of Four Words for Great Skiing can be found at http://clendeninmethod.com/method/book/reviews/< Less
P.S. I'm Eleven (Surviving Haiti's Quake) By Mae Claire
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A very bright eleven year old girl, attending a private school in Haiti realizes the importance of her family and friends. She observes those who were not given the opportunity to be educated and... More > tells herself that she does not want to be “Menm jan ak yo.” She is given several opportunities to see different parts of the world. The trips make her wise beyond her years. Tragedy in Haiti strikes and it is now up to her to find the living amongst the dead. She loses all hope in finding her best friend but still believes that her parents may still be alive. Looking frantically for her Mami and Papi in the debris, she comes to terms with the fact that she may never see them again. Life as she knows it ceases to exist until she encounters several other victims on the way to Port-Au-Prince to find food. Her bond with the broken and hungry gives her the strength to search her heart and soul for what death and life really means.< Less
101 Things a Translator Needs to Know By WLF Think Tank
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This is a book for beginners. It’s also a book for seasoned professionals, students and teachers. For freelancers and staff translators. For amateurs and experts, generalists and... More > super-specialists — be they certified and sworn, recognised, authorised... or simply tantalised by translation’s potential for a varied and enriching career. The authors are all successful translation professionals in fields ranging from highly technical to literary. Here they share insights and tips about what translation involves and how a professional translator needs to think, work and act when dealing with clients and colleagues.< Less
Calculus Two For Biologists: Higher Order Models and Their Analysis By James Peterson
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This book tries to show beginning biology majors how mathematics, computer science and biology can be usefully and pleasurably intertwined. After the necessary start up costs to develop... More > some essential calculus tools, we use a few select models to illustrate how these three fields influence each other in interesting and useful ways. Indeed, we believe that the three must be considered as part of a larger whole and that the use of these ideas is perhaps best described as an emergent phenomena! And we must always be careful to make sure our use of mathematics gives us insight. This fourth edition again adds a bit more biology and polishes the mathematical and numerical discussions. In addition,more exercises have been added and additional typographical errors have been found and corrected.< Less