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Bloodless Cuts By Ray Boeche
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Mysterious animal mutilations have been recorded and catalogued from at least as early the 17th century, but beginning in the early- to mid–1970s, the occurrence of these bizarre animal deaths... More > began to spike throughout the United States, particularly in the Mid- and Southwest. From Charles Fort to John Keel, researchers of the unusual have noted the existence of this phenomenon. But Thomas R. Adams (1945-2015) was the first to chronicle these events in a systematic manner, and seek to explore the multi-faceted evidence in search of an answer to the questions of who was responsible for these events, why they were being committed, and how they were accomplished. Tom Adams published, arguably, the most complete record of these events from 1978 through 1986. A careful, thoughtful, and observant researcher, Tom amassed a body of material almost unrivaled in terms of breadth and depth. With the help of a vast network of friends, acquaintances and colleagues, Tom sought to untie this mysterious Gordian knot.< Less
Post-Tensioned Concrete: Principles and Practice, Second Edition By K. Dirk Bondy, Bryan Allred
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Textbook and design guide for the structural design of post-tensioned concrete.
EASA Professional Pilot Studies BW By Phil Croucher
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Just as important as the exams is the interview panel (BA expect over 85% overall passing grade), and this is the book for those who want to deal with both - its purpose is to help you become a... More > professional, for which the exams are but a step 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. Based on the author's approved JAA ATPL(A) course, it is a reference book that follows the ATPL syllabus, so you can use it before, during and after your exams, for the whole of your career!< Less
The SWO Department Head Notebook By Jason A. Fite
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Anybody that has served onboard a ship for any length of time has undoubtedly seen a hundred different ways to organize information and priorities. I have personally used everything from steno pads... More > to PDAs with varying levels of effectiveness. One thing that has always bothered me about these mediums is that they are not tailored for the unique requirements a SWO faces. The purpose of this notebook is to give the SWO Department Head a place to catalog and organize those unique requirements. **Includes Feb 2014 Command Qualification Exam Bibliography** ***These books are sold at cost. The author receives no royalties or other payments.***< Less
The Graphene Handbook (2015) By Ron Mertens
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The Graphene Handbook is a comprehensive guide to graphene technology, industry and market - brought to you by Graphene-Info, the world's leading graphene publication. The Graphene Handbook provides... More > a great introduction to the world of graphene and covers everything you need to know about the graphene industry, market and technology. It is an invaluable guide for material engineers, business developers, researchers, equipment vendors, graphene material companies, private investors and anyone who wants to learn more about graphene today and in the future.< Less
Sacred Geometry Design Sourcebook - Universal Dimensional Patterns By Bruce Rawles
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This 256 page resource has 221 full page black and white "line art" graphic images. The ready-to-use templates teach by "whole brain" play and creative exploration, with over 1300... More > smaller images surrounding the central full page image on each page, providing examples of countless variations for the creative explorer of this art form and science. In addition to a large collection of 2-dimensional patterns, a "coloring book for kids of all ages", there are 27 3-dimensional "fold-up" patterns which make it easier than ever before to create exquisite shapes revered by pioneers such as Plato, Pythagoras, and Leonardo daVinci. There is a brief introductory section on the philosophical perspective of universal proportions and symbols. The book also has extensive tables, World Wide Web links and bibliographic references for those whose interest and curiosity has been sparked by the hands-on, experiential majority of the book. It is a reference for serious students of geometry and its omnipresent purpose.< Less
HEART-SHAPED LEAVES:Aphorisms, Adaptations, Improvisations and Essays By Shahin Khalilli
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"'Heart-Shaped Leaves' is a wry and witty collection of aphorisms and observations. It's a unique compilation, somewhat like W. H. Auden's 'Commonplace Book'..." David Damrosch Ernest... More > Bernbaum Professor and Chair, Department of Comparative Literature Harvard University "This little book ‘Heart-Shaped Leaves’ is not an academic work but the work of a man who looks at literature with a loving eye. Prof. Khalilli’s commentaries and thoughts, some profound some less so, demonstrate his love of literature. He has collected his thoughts over many years of study but has never before committed them to paper." Dr.F. Alexander Magill Ege University, Izmir.Turkey< Less
Intel® 64 and IA-32 Architectures Software Developer's Manual, Volume 3A: System Programming Guide, Part 1 By Intel Corporation
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Revision 55. Describes the operating-system support environment of an IA-32 and Intel 64 Architectures, including: memory management, protection, task management, interrupt and exception handling,... More > and multi-processor support. This volume also contains the table of contents for Volumes 3A, 3B, and 3C.< Less
The ABCs of Home Buying: 15th Anniversary Edition By Marc Zirogiannis
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2015 marks the 15th Anniversary of the now "out of print" The ABCs of Home Buying: A Practical Guide. To commemorate the anniversary Marc Zirogiannis, award winning author and journalist,... More > has re-released this beloved home buyer's companion. This book offers a step by step approach to the process, from dreaming of owning a home to getting the keys. It provides useful and easy to understand information about the process and all of the key players buyers interact with along the way. Its checklists and workbook components make it an essential read for all buyers, from first timers to experts. One reader had this to say about the original text, "This is a must read for any first time home buyer. It guides you through the process and is easy to understand."< Less
The Beatles: Having Read the Book By Greg Sterlace
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The cottage industry of Beatle publications is more prolific now than it ever was. As the band recedes into the mystic fog of 20th century history we get more and more documentation about their... More > music, their love lives, their personalities, and their finances. I wanted to try to make sense of it by reviewing the best and the worst of the Beatle tomes as they stand side by side in bookstores everywhere. I spent 40 years reading about them knowing that one day I would share my accumulated knowledge with the fans in Pepperland. Having read the book, I'ld love to turn you on.< Less
The Complete Guide To Collecting Composer Coins, 2nd Ed. By R. Kevin Paul
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If you are interested in music and are even slightly curious or interested in coins, this list includes some of the most beautiful and interesting coins ever minted. There are so many countries... More > represented, this list is a great introduction to world coins. This updated edition includes even more coins and photos. This Guidebook includes 404 Coins, 128 Composers, 65 Countries, and 107 Actual Coin Photos.< Less
How To Be A Professional Drummer By Matt Jones
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How To Be A Professional Drummer is the only book on the market that focuses on the career and business side of being a professional drummer. Learn over 25 different careers for drummers, how to... More > travel the world without having to be a rockstar, and much more. learn how to make money, make a career, and carve out a living doing what you love. The author also sat down and interviewed some of the greatest professional drummers in the music industry. That includes Tris Imboden, Walfredo Reyes Jr., C.G. Ryche, and John Wolfenden. They have toured all over the world and played with people such as: Stevie Wonder, Christina Aguilera, Carlos Santana, Kenny Loggins, Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, Al Jarreau, Neil Diamon, Sergio Mendez, Smokey Robinson, Chicago, and more.< Less
Association des Senegalais d' Amerique By Papa Drame
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This book gives a thorough breakdown of the activities of ASA, including its early creation and the big key players, and what is necessary for the any organization to thrive in the future.
Paper Back - Dishonoring the Honorable By M. Plante
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This book is information for Military Veterans and family members who are going through the process of getting their service connected disability with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Hopefully... More > this information will help veterans in their battle for their disability claim. My service connected disability was not related to combat. I have spent twenty plus years fighting for my service-connected disability and I have done it all. I was not afraid to speak out even when I knew it was not in my best interest. I have won some battles, but have not won the war; “YET”. After reading this book you might agree that I have been put on the VA’s D-D-D- list .Delay- Deny -and hope I- Die list. I have provided numerous documents to back up my case and prove that the VA does alter, destroys documents and delays cases. Because of my experience at times I will make suggestion on what to do and what not to do. At no time should you take these suggestions as legal advice.< Less
ROS By Example Volume 2 - HYDRO By R. Patrick Goebel
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ROS By Example VOLUME 2 - for ROS HYDRO. "Packages and Programs for Advanced Robot Behaviors" All programming samples are written in Python. Topics include task managers such as SMACH and... More > behavior trees, creating URDF models, controlling Dynamixel servos, arm navigation using MoveIt!, ROS diagnostics, dynamic reconfigure, AR Tags for object tracking, topic multiplexing, head tracking in 3D, the Gazebo simulator, and creating a web GUI for your robot. Many working sample programs are included and explained in excruciating detail.< Less
Teicher - Predmest Family Tree 8-2015 By Kenneth Teicher
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Coil bound - soft cover August 2015 update of the Teicher - Predmest extended family tree. Includes the eight main branches of our families.
Courtney Alumni Reunion vol. 4 By Joe Renegar
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Courtney alumni reunion includes a lot of remembering files
Courtney Alumni Reunion Vol. 4 By Joe Renegar
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Courtney High School alumni reunion volume 4 has a large remembering section.
Multiculturalism In Canada: Evidence and Anecdote By Andrew Griffith
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With over 20 percent of the population foreign-born, and with more than 250 ethnic origins, Canada is one of the world’s most multicultural societies. Canada’s ethnic and religious... More > diversity continues to grow alongside immigration. Yet how well is Canada’s model of multiculturalism and citizenship working, and how well are Canadians, whatever their ethnic or religious origin, doing? Will Canada’s relative success compared to other countries continue, or are there emerging fault lines in Canadian society? Canadian Multiculturalism: Evidence and Anecdote undertakes an extensive review of the available data from Statistics Canada, Citizenship and Immigration Canada operational statistics, employment equity and other sources to answer these questions and provide an integrated view covering economic outcomes, social indicators, and political and public service participation. Over 200 charts and tables are used to engage readers and substantiate the changing nature of Canadian diversity.< Less
2016 Canadian Farmers' Almanac By Peter Geiger
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Will Winter Be Horribly Cold and Snowy Again?! Find the answer and more in the 2016 Canadian Farmers’ Almanac. Each new edition of the Almanac contains 16 months of amazingly accurate... More > weather forecasts, best day guides, planting tips, recipes, sustainable living advice, healthy hints, natural remedies, astronomy, and a bit of humor. The Canadian Farmers’ Almanac is your source for ideas on how to “grow your life.” It contains the right amount of useful advice mixed in with weather, wit, and wisdom.< Less
Our Eastern North Carolina Familes: Cummings By Doris Bridgers Capps-Owens, Linda Bridgers Boyette
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This is a genealogical book beginning with David Cummings (1798) who came to the new world about 1822 from Liverpool, England arriving in New York. He later ventured into North Carolina and is listed... More > in Edgecombe County on the 1850 U S Census. The book includes 8 generations down to the present. It contains 200 pages of maps, a timeline, a gazetteer, wills, deeds, census records, tax lists, birth certificates, marriage records, death certificates, and 79 pages of genealogical reports of 648 individuals.< Less