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2014 Farmers' Almanac By Peter Geiger, Sondra Duncan
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What will the coming winter bring? The answer to that question and more is inside the new edition of the Farmers' Almanac! In addition to 16 full months of weather predictions, the 2014 Farmers'... More > Almanac contains valuable advice and tips on ways to make your life easier. Learn how to turn one recipe into a variety of meals, keep cool during the summer, solve your canine conundrums, attract birds in the winter time, camp like a pro, and more. This year's edition, our 197th, is packed with page after page of tips, advice and articles that will help you grow your life in 2014.< Less
A PHOTOGRAPHIC JOURNEY BACK TO MARINELAND OF THE PACIFIC By Jim Patryla
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This beautifully illustrated book chronicles the history of world famous Marineland of the Pacific and features over 200 rare color and black & white photographs. A number of these historic... More > Marineland images were selected from the author’s own personal archive of original photographs, including the only known full color photographs taken of the actual birth of the world's very first killer whale ever to be conceived and born in captivity. Marineland of the Pacific opened in 1954 and during its reign as one of the premier tourist attractions in Southern California it managed to educate and entertain millions. 33 years later Marineland’s controversial closing outraged a community and the world lost a truly remarkable institution. This one-of-a-kind collector's edition of facts and photographs will help to preserve Marineland’s legacy of compassion, education and discovery.< Less
The Hip Pocket Guide to Offbeat Wisdom By William Sauer
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“The Hip Pocket Guide to Offbeat Wisdom” is an anthology of succinct and profound quotations ranging from Popeye to Picasso, from Johnny Rotten to Jesus. The quotes have been chosen and... More > arranged very deliberately to best play off, amplify, and inform each other. The quotes in this collection may or may not reflect the author’s temperament, with its eastern influenced mysticism, Germanic penchant for deep thought, and slightly off-center sensibility. These collected quotations are wonderful in many ways – as intellectual chewing gum, as idea-and-reflection-generators, and as conversational Tabasco®.< Less
Lao Flora By Lao Flora
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Several important botanical studies with lists of plants with both scientific and local Lao names have been published in Laos in the last few years. The aim of this book is to bring these lists... More > together, to help researchers identify plants. Many of these publications also include detailed information on the plants, as well as characteristics and uses. In this book, the names of the plant are followed by the initials of the publications in which these plants are described. Thus, this book helps researchers identify the scientific names of plants, and find publications on the species they are interested in. This book is divided into two parts. The first part lists the plants alphabetically using the Lao script, followed by the transliteration of the Lao names using the Latin alphabet, and the genus and species names. The second part lists the plants alphabetically by genus and species names, followed by the family name and the name(s) in Lao.< Less
Guide for the Care and use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching, Third Edition By FASS Writing Committee
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The FASS Ag Guide serves as a primary reference document for meeting the needs and requirements of agricultural animals utilized in research and teaching.
Kings Chem Guide Second Edition By Jared Ledgard
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Kings Chem Guide is a general chemistry book designed to teach beginner, intermediate, and advanced high school students and first year college chemistry students, hobbyists, enthusiasts, and... More > amateurs about the basic fundamentals of general chemistry. The book is divided into 11 chapters and includes introduction to general chemistry, familiarization with laboratory techniques, laboratory apparatus, chemistry theory and calculations, chemical mixtures, extraction procedures and processes, general lab procedures, advanced laboratory procedures, electrochemical processes in general chemistry utilizing “open cells”, electro chemical methods in general chemistry utilizing “divided cells”, and experimental electrochemical processes using “divided cells”. The book includes numerous detailed and fun chemical procedures and experiments, and is perfect for teaching the fascinating world of general chemistry.< Less
Manual for the Worthy Matron (PB) By Liliana Saurré Muñiz
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The Worthy Matron is the highest authority within a Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. The Manual for the Worthy Matron is a guide that attempts to enrich her work and to help her be... More > successful in her year as Worthy Matron; with the objective of strengthening our deepest fraternal bonds. Even though this information may be initially geared to the Worthy Matron and towards the officers in line of promotion, this guide contains relevant information for all the members of the Order.< Less
Carved In Stone By Ron Clamp, Sallie Shealy Clamp
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A comprehensive guide to monumental sandblasting and shape carving.
Keeping a Few Free Range Pigs By Lee McCosker
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This book is a plain english guide to raising a few pigs outdoors in Australia. Free Range Pig farming is becoming very popular as people discover how easy it is to incorporate pigs into a... More > sustainable farming system for the benefit of their land, animal welfare and the wholesome pork such conditions will produce. Lee McCosker has been farming free range pigs for over fifteen years on a commercial scale and during that time she has always shared her experiences with others in an effort to promote free range farms. Many of the enquiries have come from people just wishing to keep a few pigs for the freezer or just for their own enjoyment and not on a large scale. The questions people ask are very similar so Lee has put together a collection of questions and answers that will bring together all aspects of buying, growing, housing and breeding pigs along with tips on producing the best tasting pork ever.< Less
Canadian Helicopter Pilot Exam Questions By Ryan Lindsay
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Get the inside edge on written pilot exams! It’s easy to get bogged down in “information overload”, but it doesn’t have to be that way! Lighten your study load now by putting... More > the experience of successful pilots who’ve “been there, done that” on your side for the most beneficial, targeted studying possible. In this no-nonsense, user-friendly Q & A study guide, you’ll quickly learn what to expect and become efficiently better prepared for written tests. Don’t waste another minute of time on test stress. Instead, minimize test anxiety and maximize test results with this practical, highly effective test-prep guide. Consider it your personal jump start to successful written exams!< Less
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
The Preparatory Manual of Chemical Warfare Agents Third Edition By Jared Ledgard
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The Preparatory Manual of Chemical Warfare Agents Third Edition is a massive upgrade to "A Laboratory History of Chemical Warfare Agents", and it's original title has been re-established.... More > The book includes many upgraded information on existing warfare agents including updated molecular formulas, 3D molecules, and molecular data. This third edition includes brand new chapters and sections including a chapter discussing the complete preparation and data of nerve agent antidotes; a huge section on the preparation of potential and experimental warfare agents (nerve agents), including a valuable section and chapter on the complete preparation and data of nerve agent intermediates; a section and chapter on the complete preparation and data on the incapacitating agent BZ and military weaponization; a complete and in depth section and chapter on the extraction, isolation, and military weaponization of Ricin; and a upgrade to methods of chemical dissemination i.e. chemical warfare munitions.< Less
The Waiting Book By Caroline Jensen
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What did you do the last time you were waiting in line at the grocery store? Or in the waiting room at the doctors office? The Waiting book is the solution to your frustrations. Carry this book with... More > you everywhere you go, and when you find yourself becoming agitated, open it and read. The Waiting Book is easy to read and comprehend for any level of reader. It is informative, enlightening and entertaining. It has 26 different topics (one for each letter of the alphabet) so there is something of interest to everyone. So get yours and turn idle time into useful time. Don't get mad - get reading! IT MAKES A GREAT GIFT FOR SOMEONE WHO HAS EVERYTHING AND HARD TO BUY FOR PEOPLE!< Less
El libro de las Preguntas de Llamas By Edmundo Llamas
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Un conjunto de preguntas de todo tipo, con sus correspondientes respuestas y su explicación. Ideal en la preparación para los exámenes de admisión de las universidades.
Survivor’s Burial and Resource Guide: Step-by-Step Workbook for Regaining Control By Clementina M. Chery
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When you lose a loved one to murder, the shock is profound. What do you do in the face of unimaginable loss? This guide is written by someone who has been there. Clementina M. Chéry,... More > President and CEO of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute in Boston, Massachusetts, lost her 15-year-old son, Louis, to murder in 1993. Ever since, she has dedicated her life to peace education and violence prevention. This book was written, she says, because “like your family, my family and I were not prepared to deal with the murder of our child.” In this workbook you will find support and guidance in the immediate aftermath of a loved one’s violent death. The guide gives you a place to write down details you need to track. It addresses practical issues such as how to plan a funeral and how to organize all the people who come forward to help. It offers advice for navigating the social service, political, and judicial systems, and suggests resources for professional and personal support and healing.< Less
New a, c & e Series Installation and operation instructions (81337-9) - ENGLISH (EN) By Raymarine UK Limited
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Installation and operation instructions for Raymarine a65, a67, a68, a75, a78, e7, e7D, c95, c97, c125, c127, e95, e97, e125, e127, and e165 multifunction displays (New a Series, New c Series, New e... More > Series). Covers LightHouse 2, software release version 9.< Less
The 13 Critical Tasks (2nd Edition) By Pete Gagliardi
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The “Inside-Out”, or presumptive, approach to the investigation of firearm crime presumes that there is an abundance of data inside – which is transferred to fired bullets and... More > cartridge cases – and outside every crime gun. When fully exploited, this data can be used to generate actionable information of tactical and strategic crime solving value. This book describes, in detail, the 13 critical tasks needed to balance people, processes and technology in order to solve more gun crime.< Less
Music of the Greatest Composers B&W By Packard Ronald D.
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Black & White. This book has been a work in progress for over thirty-five years. It is unique in that it provides (1) a rich density of information for each major composer; and a brief history... More > and plot for each of the most performed operas; (2) contains a description and rating for each piece; and (3) relates directly to an actual collection of recorded music. First, the book gives a brief history of each of the greatest composers, a listing of that composer’s major compositions, date of each composition, performance time for each movement/part, and a program guide for almost all of the compositions. Much of this material is patched together from materials found on the internet and then re-written and/or edited by me. Second, the book includes my rating for each piece, based on a rather limited 5-star system (stemming from iTunes), but based on notes not stars. In addition, there is an L for loud, S for soft, and M for mixture of loud and soft, or just moderate.< Less
Crittenden County, Kentucky Obituaries and Death Notices Volume V 1918-1922 Addendum 1904-1907 By Stephen Eskew
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This book is a compilation of obituaries and death notices transcribed from issues of the Crittenden Record-Press dating from 03 January 1918 through 29 August 1918 and issues of The Crittenden Press... More > dating from 07 August 1919 through 22 December 1922. An Addendum is located at the end of this volume and includes issues of The Crittenden Record dating from 15 July 1904 through 08 February 1907 which were made available after Volume II and Volume III were published.< Less
Crittenden County, Kentucky Obituaries and Death Notices Volume V 1918-1922 Addendum 1904-1907 By Stephen Eskew
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This book is a compilation of obituaries and death notices transcribed from issues of the Crittenden Record-Press dating from 03 January 1918 through 29 August 1918 and issues of The Crittenden Press... More > dating from 07 August 1919 through 22 December 1922. An Addendum is located at the end of this volume and includes issues of The Crittenden Record dating from 15 July 1904 through 08 February 1907 which were made available after Volume II and Volume III were published.< Less
Professional Helicopter Pilot Studies (CAN BW) By Phil Croucher
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Just as important as the exams is the interview panel, and this is the book for those who want to deal with both - its purpose is to help you become a professional, for which the exams are but a step... More > on the way - doing the bare minimum to pass them makes you ill-prepared to be a pilot, which is not fair to future passengers and painfully obvious to employers (and interviewers) who certainly expect you to have more than a basic knowledge. It is a reference book that follows the ATPL(H) syllabus, so you can use it before, during and after your exams, for the whole of your career!< Less
bkk2 By john brophy
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Earthquakes, Tsunamis & Floods, Oh My! By Loa Andersen
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An emergency preparedness and disaster planning guidebook that will help families learn the principles of preparedness. This book will walk you through the initial steps required to become reasonably... More > self-sufficient for short term emergencies. It is geared for those who are just becoming interested in preparedness as well as for those who have questions about basic prepping.< Less
The Watcher in the Woods By Michael Dupler
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Come explore Bigfoot territory with Michael Dupler as we examine the evidence supporting the existence of this rare and elusive creature from folklore, history, investigations and reported sightings,... More > and learn how this giant could communicate and use skill and cunning to remain hidden in plain sight. The mystery of Sasquatch is approached with an inquisitive passion that has led to startling conclusions and brought forth intriguing theories regarding the intelligence and demeanor of this creature.< Less
Professional Helicopter Pilot Studies - JAA BW By Phil Croucher
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Based on the author's EASA approved ATPL(H) modular distance learning course, this book provides all the material required for the EASA exams, including the PPL(H), CPL(H) and ATPL(H), plus a few... More > extras, like the Instrument Rating. The book has been specially designed for the needs of professional or military pilots seeking to gain an alternative licence, but newcomers to the industry can use it, too, since it assumes no previous knowledge.< Less