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A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) Fifth Edition reflects the collaboration and knowledge of working project managers and provides the fundamentals of project management as they apply to a wide range of projects. This internationally recognized standard gives project managers the essential tools to practice project management and deliver organizational results. A 10th Knowledge Area has been added; Project Stakeholder Management expands upon the importance of appropriately engaging project stakeholders in key decisions and activities. Project data information and information flow have been redefined to bring greater consistency and be more aligned with the Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom (DIKW) model used in the field of Knowledge Management. Four new planning processes have been added: Plan Scope Management, Plan Schedule Management, Plan Cost Management and Plan Stakeholder Management: These were created to reinforce the concept that each of the subsidiary plans are integrated through the overall project management plan.
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It is the story of the Galactic Empire, crumbling after twelve thousand years of rule. And it is the particular story of psycho-historian Hari Seldon, the only man who can see the horrors the future has in store: a dark age of ignorance, barbarism and violence that will last for thirty thousand years. Gathering together a band of courageous men and women, Seldon leads them to a hidden location at the edge of the galaxy where he hopes they can preserve human knowledge and wisdom against all who would destroy them. Asimov went on to add numerous sequels and prequels to the trilogy, building up what has become known as the Foundation series, but it is the original three books, first published in the Forties and Fifties, which remain the most powerful, imaginative and breathtaking.
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The second of two classic police thrillers featuring detective Nick Miller, set in London's seedy underworld. After a long night on the job, Detective Sergeant Nick Miller is on his way home -- only to become the first policeman at the scene of a young woman's mysterious suicide. What's odd is that it appears she tried to conceal her identity before doing herself in. Miller follows a hazardous trail to find the powerful man responsible for the girl's fate, only to watch him walk out of court a free man. But the dead girl's father swears to exact justice with or without the law on his side!
An intimate narrative history of porcelain, structured around five journeys through landscapes where porcelain was dreamed about, fired, refined, collected, and coveted. Extraordinary new nonfiction, a gripping blend of history and memoir, by the author of the award-winning and bestselling international sensation, " The ""Hare with the Amber Eyes." In "The White Road," bestselling author and artist Edmund de Waal gives us an intimate narrative history of his lifelong obsession with porcelain, or "white gold." A potter who has been working with porcelain for more than forty years, de Waal describes how he set out on five journeys to places where porcelain was dreamed about, refined, collected and coveted-and that would help him understand the clay's mysterious allure. From his studio in London, he starts by travelling to three "white hills"-sites in China, Germany and England that are key to porcelain's creation. But his search eventually takes him around the globe and reveals more than a history of cups and figurines; rather, he is forced to confront some of the darkest moments of twentieth-century history. Part memoir, part history, part detective story, "The White Road" chronicles a global obsession with alchemy, art, wealth, craft, and purity. In a sweeping yet intimate style that recalls" The Hare with the Amber Eyes," de Waal gives us a singular understanding of "the spectrum of porcelain" and the mapping of desire.
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Conde Nast launched the careers of many great photographers. The discovery of most of the biggest names in fashion photography and the nurturing of their talent into full bloom can rightly be credited to that visionary publisher. Conde Nast himself was gifted at spotting future stars, and, by surrounding himself with the very best and most creative, he placed Vogue magazine, along with other titles such as Glamour, at the forefront of the photographic avant-garde and propelled them to positions of great social and cultural influence. This glorious volume, the result of unprecedented access to the empire's archives, reaches back to 1910 to demonstrate this history of excellence. A constellation of luminaries, legends, and stars, the list of photographers included in this treasury is truly breathtaking. Edward Steichen, Cecil Beaton, Irving Penn, Helmut Newton, Patrick Demarchelier, Ellen von Unwerth, and Mario Testino are just some of the figures who, working with masterful art directors, created a legacy that left its mark on the history of photography and is being built upon in the present day. Chronologically arranged with beautiful reproductions throughout, this stunning volume will become an important addition to the libraries of fashionistas of all ages and tastes.
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Sarah Wilson is an intrepid solver of problems and investigator of how to live a better life. For five years, she has made it her mission to help the world to quit sugar, after discovering the health dangers of this ubiquitous and addictive ingredient. In her new book, she turns her attention to another big problem: that of anxiety. Sarah has been an anxiety sufferer her whole life. She describes herself as 'all striving and no arriving.' As in the early days of the sugar experiment, Sarah makes herself a subject of one, and starts investigating. She looks at the triggers and the treatments, the fashions and the fads. She reads widely and interviews fellow sufferers, mental health experts, philosophers and, even, the Dalai Lama. She pulls at the thread of accepted definitions of anxiety, and unravels the notion that it is a difficult, dangerous disease that must be medicated into submission. Ultimately, she re-frames anxiety as a spiritual quest rather than a burdensome affliction. She describes it as a state of yearning, one that will lead us closer to the things in life that really matter. Practical and poetic, wise and funny, this is a small book with a big heart. It will encourage the myriad sufferers of the world's most common mental illness to feel not just better about their condition but delighted by the possibilities it offers for a richer, fuller life.
Lutz's commonsense lessons, combined with a generous helping of fascinating anecdotes, will inspire readers in any industry.
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Baby Secrets will guide you through the early weeks of your baby's life and take you into the blissful world of nighttime peace. Unlock top maternity nurse Jo Tantum's secrets, just as Barbara Want did when she gave birth to twins and found herself completely unprepared. You too can begin a happy spiral for you and your baby. Discover: The secrets of sleeping through the night; How to calm their crying; Simple feeding routines; The joys of play; How to cope with more than one. Jo's approach is warm, empowering for you as a parent and very reassuring. Her advice is easy to follow and very simply, it works. Barbara is proof of that and they can't wait to pass it on. Jo Tantum has worked with parents and their babies around the world for the last 18 years. She is now in demand as a maternity consultant, twin specialist and sleep expert. Barbara Want is a journalist and television producer who has worked for the BBC on many programmes, including Panorama and Newsnight. She lives in London with her husband and twin boys.
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Directly oriented towards real practical application, this book develops both the basic theoretical framework of extreme value models and the statistical inferential techniques for using these models in practice. Intended for statisticians and non-statisticians alike, the theoretical treatment is elementary, with heuristics often replacing detailed mathematical proof. Most aspects of extreme modeling techniques are covered, including historical techniques (still widely used) and contemporary techniques based on point process models. A wide range of worked examples, using genuine datasets, illustrate the various modeling procedures and a concluding chapter provides a brief introduction to a number of more advanced topics, including Bayesian inference and spatial extremes. All the computations are carried out using S-PLUS, and the corresponding datasets and functions are available via the Internet for readers to recreate examples for themselves. An essential reference for students and researchers in statistics and disciplines such as engineering, finance and environmental science, this book will also appeal to practitioners looking for practical help in solving real problems. Stuart Coles is Reader in Statistics at the University of Bristol, UK, having previously lectured at the universities of Nottingham and Lancaster. In 1992 he was the first recipient of the Royal Statistical Society's research prize. He has published widely in the statistical literature, principally in the
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Intelligent, lyrical, and partly autobiographical, Sleepless Nights is a scrapbook of memories: the first pangs of sexual longing, Billie Holiday holding forth in a cheap hotel, and the swagger and heartbreak of New York City.
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Those not put off by its audacious title and cheeky tone will find How to Get Filthy, Stinking Rich and Still Have Time for Great Sex really is filled with some helpful basic information for prospective entrepreneurs. Herb Kay, a self-made rich guy with chutzpah to spare, insists slow-and-steady and get-rich-quick approaches to financial freedom are both losers. His recommendation? Self-employment, which never limits potential earnings. Not a particularly novel concept, to be sure, but Kay does offer supportive advice in this flip, business-cum-lifestyle guide that may hit home with those who dismiss similar books as either maddeningly tame or hopelessly optimistic. There are some pretty obvious suggestions here (identify needs in an area where you have strong personal interest and then develop new ways to fill them, for example) but they're often supported by helpful advice that reflects Kay's personal experience (i.e., avoid ordinary consumer banks and big national chains in favor of smaller business institutions where top executives themselves can explain how their services fit your needs). As for the title's "great sex," Kay eventually admits this is just "a metaphor for anything you enjoy doing away from the office." Alas, another myth shattered. --Howard Rothman
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The first comprehensive history of massage. Written by Robert Noah Calvert, the founder of Massage Magazine . Includes 200 black-and-white illustrations. The definitive resource for all students and professionals in the fields of massage and bodywork. From the people of ancient Greece to the tribes of the Pacific Ocean, massage has been a significant element in medicine, midwifery, folk healing, and athletics. Yet the rich presence of healing touch is rarely manifest in the telling of human history. Now, for the first time, Robert Noah Calvert offers a comprehensive history of massage that spans the globe. Starting with the healing art's ancient foundations, Calvert's History of Massage leads us through Greek temples and Middle Eastern bathhouses, Chinese martial arts traditions and Native American sweat lodges, to discover the significant role of touch therapy in the life of the world's people. With rich use of anecdote and illustrated text, the author details the cross-cultural healing and sensual applications of massage, the development of massage technologies, and the emerging trends of massage in the twenty-first century. The History of Massage is groundbreaking work that should not be missed by anyone interested in massage and its benefits for healing.
A signed limited edition boxset of Donna Tartt's two international bestsellers.
An amazing new adventure begins in the PSY-CHANGELING universe, from New York Times bestseller Nalini Singh. Silver Silence marks the beginning of a thrilling new story arc in Nalini Singh's bestselling PSY-CHANGELING universe. Welcome to PSY-CHANGELING Trinity!
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This updated and expanded 30th anniversary edition of the best-selling 'Exploring Colour' teaches artists of all mediums and skill levels to use and control colour in their artwork. Unlock the secrets to gorgeous, expressive, unforgettable colour! Finding colour combinations that not only work but excite the eye is one of the greatest challenges artists face. This updated and expanded 30th anniversary edition of the North Light classic 'Exploring Colour' teaches artists of all mediums and skill levels how to use and control colour in their artwork and shows how exhilarating and enjoyable the ride can be. Popular art instructor and best-selling author Nita Leland will help you take any artwork you make to new colour heights. Memorable paintings from more than 30 contributing artists are inside to will inspire you, along with 75+ hands-on exercises, 8 step-by-step demonstrations and countless nuggets of colour knowledge--all in your own private workshop! Learn how to master colour mixing, assemble the perfect palette for your artistic goals, select just the right colour scheme, and communicate colour in a way that elevates your designs way beyond the ordinary. Start a handy journal to keep track of your discoveries, with customised mixtures, colour wheels, reference charts and other tools designed to uncover your colour personality and help you work with colour more efficiently. Nita knows that the quest for perfect colour can be fun, and it can be yours. So stop guessing, and start exploring! "Beautiful colour is no happy accident. Colour can be learned." --Nita Leland AUTHOR: Nita Leland is a graduate of Otterbein University and teaches workshops in watercolour, colour, creativity and collage throughout the United States and Canada. SELLING POINTS: ? Finding colour combinations that work is one of the greatest challenges for most artists. This book helps artists of all skill levels to understand their media and apply colour principles effectively. ? Colour can be learned, and this book is a timeless resource that can be turned to again and again for colour inspiration. 300 colour photos and illustrations
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Nigel Mullet, the unfortunate and bungling fifteen-year-old vampire, is back! But this time he not only has to deal with his daily trials of bad skin, an annoying little sister, and the worry of his fangs popping out at inopportune moments. Now he's got real problems to get his teeth into. In his latest hilarious diary, Nigel starts the new term as one of the most popular pupils in school, and he's finally got a girlfriend after more than eighty years of being single. But his life soon unravels when a new pupil, Jason, joins the school, and has his sights set firmly on Nigel's girlfriend. Oh, and did we mention that Jason is a werewolf? Vampire and werewolf go head to head in the pursuit of love ...with hilarious consequences!
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A detailed biography that pays tribute to the award-winning singer whose turbulent life and untimely death have captivated the world  An indisputable musical icon and controversial celebrity figure, Amy Winehouse's unique blend of jazz, pop, and soul singing and songwriting brought her a host of awards—including two prestigious Ivor Novellos and five Grammys—as well as an army of committed fans who adored her rich voice and painfully honest lyrics. Never far from the headlines, stories about her tumultuous personal life and controversial drug abuse made her a daily fixture in the tabloids and a fascination of celebrity magazines, yet she also held the respect of many serious musicians. This biography traces the turbulent life of the tattooed wonder from her childhood pranks and stage school through early music and the global legend she will be remembered as.
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Paul's letter to the churches of Galatia was for many years a document of special interestand study for renowned New Testament scholar F. F. Bruce. This excellent volume in theNew International Greek Testament Commentary series contains Bruce's mature work onthat important early epistle. Through phrase-by-phrase exegesis of the Greek text, consistent awareness of the historicaland geographical context, and balanced dialogue with scores of other scholars, Brucesuccessfully bridges the hermeneutical gap and makes the text of Galatians come alive forboth scholars and students. Based on careful historical-critical-linguistic exegesis yet primarilytheological in character, this commentary places special emphasis throughout onPaul's insistence on justification before God by faith apart from works of the law, and onPaul's presentation of the Spirit as the principle of the new life in Christ.
THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER For seventy years, Josef Weber has been hiding in plain sight. He is a pillar of his local community. He is also a murderer. When Josef decides to confess, it is to Sage Singer, a young woman who trusts him as her friend. What she hears shatters everything she thought she knew and believed. As Sage uncovers the truth from the darkest horrors of war, she must follow a twisting trail between terror and mercy, betrayal and forgiveness, love - and revenge.
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In 1962 Mick Jagger was a bright, well-scrubbed boy (planning a career in the civil service), while Keith Richards was learning how to smoke and to swivel a six-shooter. Add the mercurial Brian Jones (who'd been effectively run out of Cheltenham for theft, multiple impregnations and playing blues guitar) and the wryly opinionated Bill Wyman and Charlie Watts, and the potential was obvious. During the 1960s and 70s the Rolling Stones were the polarising figures in Britain, admired in some quarters for their flamboyance, creativity and salacious lifestyles, and reviled elsewhere for the same reasons. Confidently expected never to reach 30 they are now approaching their seventies and, in 2012, will have been together for 50 years. In The Rolling Stones, Christopher Sandford tells the human drama at the centre of the Rolling Stones story. Sandford has carried out interviews with those close to the Stones, family members (including Mick's parents), the group's fans and contemporaries - even examined their previously unreleased FBI files. Like no other book before The Rolling Stones will make sense of the rich brew of clever invention and opportunism, of talent, good fortune, insecurity, self-destructiveness, and of drugs, sex and other excess, that made the Stones who they are.
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Provides suggestions for successfully dealing with people both in social and business situations


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"The future," as the author William Gibson once noted, "is already here. It's just unevenly distributed." WHIPLASH is a postcard from that future. The world is more complex and volatile today than at any other time in our history. The tools of our modern existence are getting faster, cheaper, and smaller at an exponential rate, just as billions of strangers around the world are suddenly just one click or tweet or post away from each other. When these two revolutions joined, an explosive force was unleashed that is transforming every aspect of society, from business to culture and from the public sphere to our most private moments. Such periods of dramatic change have always produced winners and losers. The future will run on an entirely new operating system. It's a major upgrade, but it comes with a steep learning curve. The logic of a faster future oversets the received wisdom of the past, and the people who succeed will be the ones who learn to think differently. In WHIPLASH, Joi Ito and Jeff Howe distill that logic into nine organizing principles for navigating and surviving this tumultuous period. From strategically embracing risks rather than mitigating them (or preferring "risk over safety") to drawing inspiration and innovative ideas from your existing networks (or supporting "pull over push"), this dynamic blueprint can help you rethink your approach to all facets of your organization. Filled with incredible case studies and leading-edge research and philosophies from the MIT Media Lab and beyond, WHIPLASH will help you adapt and succeed in this unpredictable world.
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One of India s two greatest epics, the Ramayana pervades the country s moral and cultural consciousness. For generations it has served as a bedtime story for Indian children, while at the same time engaging the interest of philosophers and theologians. Now this magnificent translation makes the monumental work available to a new audience. Believed to have been composed by Valmiki sometime between the eighth and sixth centuries BC, the Ramayana tells the tragic and magical story of Rama, the prince of Ayodhya, an incarnation of Lord Visnu, born to rid the earth of the terrible demon Ravana. Exiled for fourteen years because of his stepmother s fit of jealousy on the eve of his coronation, Rama enters the forests of Dandaka with his beautiful wife Sita and devoted brother Laksmana. Sita is abducted from the forest by Ravana who takes her to his isolated kingdom on the far side of the southern ocean. The two brothers set out to rescue her and, along the way, make an alliance with a dispossessed monkey, king Sugriva. At the end of a bloody war Ravana is killed and Sita, reunited with her husband, and victorious Rama returns to Ayodhya to claim the throne that is rightfully his. An idealized heroic tale ending with the inevitable triumph of good over evil, the Ramayana is also an intensely personal story of family relationships, love and loss, duty and honour, of harem intrigue, petty jealousies and destructive ambitions. All this played out in a universe pop
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Adapted from the 2-million-copy U.S. bestseller All New Square Foot Gardening, this new edition brings the proven principles, easy system and guaranteed outcomes to British gardeners. Thoroughly redesigned and converted to the metric system, plant selections have been adjusted for British and Northern European climates and growing seasons. The language has been Anglicized to communicate in a precise and natural way with British gardeners, while still retaining the inspirational 'can-do' attitude that has made Mel Bartholomew such a gardening phenomenon in his home country. Particularly suited for beginners, or those with poor soil, this is the perfect system for getting huge yields in a small space.
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Introducing the first eight volumes of the fan-favorite, New York Times Best Seller series collected into one massive paperback collection! Collects The Walking Dead #1-48. This is the perfect collection for any fan of the Emmy Award-winning television series on AMC: over one thousand pages chronicling the beginning of Robert Kirkman''s Eisner Award-winning continuing story of survival horror- from Rick Grimes'' waking up alone in a hospital, to him and his family seeking solace on Hershel''s farm, and the controversial introduction of Woodbury despot: The Governor. In a world ruled by the dead, we are finally forced to finally start living.
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This is not your grandma's stitch dictionary! A daring take on traditional colourwork, this stitch dictionary offers knitters 200 new colourwork motifs. The unique stitch patterns are accompanied by a selection of garment and accessory designs plus a handy technical guide on colourwork. With 200 new knitting motifs, from graphic designs such as claw marks and geometric mountains, to more subversive patterns such as edgy skulls and pooping pigs, you're sure to find a motif to suit your project. A handy technical guide on stranded knitting and 5 garment and accessory patterns round out this invaluable resource. SELLING POINTS: ? Features 200 non-traditional colourwork charts. ? Stitch dictionaries are an essential resource for knitters and designers. The 5 projects in this book will help inspire readers to use the charts in creative ways. ? Section on reading charts, working floats and choosing colours will help beginner knitters dive into the world of colour knitting. AUTHOR: Andrea Rangel is a knitwear designer and teacher. She's the author of Rugged Knits (Interweave), and her patterns have been published in Interweave Knits, Knitscene, Brooklyn Tweed Wool People, Twist Collective, and other publications, as well as independently.
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With an Introduction by Dr. Julian Wolfreys. The EDITION CONTAINS TWO COLLECTIONS of short stories, the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes documents the earliest cases of the greatest fictional detective of all time, while The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes brings us to what Doyle intended to be Holmes' last appearance, in The Adventure of the Final Problem, as he plunges into the depths of the Reichenbach Falls with his archenemy, Professor Moriarty. This edition contains the original illustrations from Strand Magazine drawn by Sidney Paget.
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Oliver Balch takes the voices and stories of everyday Indians and presents a fresh, vivid, highly personalised account of the changes as they are unfolding.
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One of Guitar World magazine's Top 15 rock books of 2011.He was born Eric Patrick Clapton, but you can just call him "Slowhand." Over the years, fans of Eric Clapton have debated the high points of an epic career in blues and rock ‘n' roll spanning nearly fifty years. Which song best epitomizes Clapton's skills as a songwriter? Which eraâ??the Yardbirds, Cream or his solo workâ??stands about above the rest? Where does Clapton rank on the list of all-time guitar greats? Whatever your opinions may be, one this is for sure: few artists have contributed as much to the world of music as the six-string magician from Ripley. Put simply, one look at Clapton's five-decade-long résumé is enough to blow any rock ‘n' roll junkie's mind. It includes time with the Yardbirds, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith, the Plastic Ono Band, Bonnie & Delaney, Derek and the Dominoes, and his own solo discography, not to mention his Crossroads festivals and appearances at the Concert for Bangladesh, the Last Waltz, Live Aid, the Secret Policeman's Other Ball, and so much more. Along the way, Clapton has won seven Grammy Awards and eighteen gold, eight platinum, and seven multi-platinum albumsâ??including one ten-times platinum LP. And if that weren't enough, he's also the only musician to have been inducted in the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame three timesâ??as a solo performer and as a member of the Yardbirds and Cream. From respected author and rock journo Chris We
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Bloomington: Now that I have been here a while, I can say with confidence that I have never been here before.
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Originally released in 2007. Directed by Niall Johnson. Starring Patrick Swayze, Kristin Scott Thomas, Maggie Smith.
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With the many models of worship available, choosing a style to worship God can be a bit overwhelming. Is it better to go with traditional or contemporary models? Christians may find themselves asking how early believers worshiped and whether they can provide insight into how we should praise God today. Rooted in historical models and patristic church studies, Ancient-Future Worship examines how early Christian worship models can be applied to the postmodern church. Pastors and church leaders, as well as younger evangelical and emerging church groups, will find this last book in the respected Ancient-Future series an invaluable resource for authentic worship.
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From the publisher that brought you the hugely successful Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest - this special artist’s edition features 20 beautiful, pull-out art prints for colouring in. Colouring fans of all ages will enjoy immersing themselves in a selection of the most popular artworks from the original book, now presented in a new, large-scale format for maximum colouring enjoyment. Each detailed illustration is printed on high-quality card and can be removed easily for framing or craft projects.
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The 'alpha author of paranormal romance'* presents a stunningly sensual collection of four all-new Psy-Changeling novellas, in which taboos are broken, boundaries are crossed, and instincts prove irresistible ...Echo of Silence In a deep-sea station, Tazia Nerif has found her life's work as an engineer, keeping things running smoothly. But she wants nothing more than to break down the barrier of silence between her and her telekinetic Psy station commander ...Dorian A changeling who can never shift lives a life of quiet frustration - until he learns how to let his leopard come out and play ...Partners in Persuasion Still raw from being burned by a dominant female, wolf changeling Felix will never again risk being a plaything. But for dominant leopard Dezi, he's the most fascinating man she's ever met. She just has to convince this gun-shy wolf that he can trust the dangerous cat who wants to take a slow, sexy bite out of him ...Flirtation of Fate Seven years ago, Kenji broke Garnet's heart. Now the wolf packmates have to investigate the shocking murder of one of their own. And the more Kenji sees of the woman Garnet has become, the deeper he begins to fall once more. But even his primal instincts are no match for the dark secret he carries ...*Booklist, starred review
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This book has a simple objective: to explore, illustrate and define a new set of rules for brand behaviour in the digital age. Almost overnight, and throughout the world, brands have been forced into a radical rethink of how they behave and interact with people. The internet and other new technologies, together with changes in consumer responses and wider changes in society, have reshaped the communications landscape and disrupted the current advertising model irrevocably. Tom Himpe provides 17 mantras for everyone in advertising, communications and business in general, accompanied by 150 recent campaigns. With over 500 illustrations, all 400 pages are packed with invaluable content and analysis.
"Provides finance professionals with practical and succinct advice on how to do corporate finance rather than debate theory, assumptions, or models. Includes applications of corporate finance to real companies. Suitable for MBA program courses on corporate finance and equity valuation"--
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With a foreword by legendary jazz pianist Dave Brubeck, American photographer Bob Willoughby's timeless collection of jazz photographs pays homage to the greats who pioneered an unparalleled musical genre. In Jazz: Body and Soul, you'll find unrivaled images of the most famous jazz artists of all time (listed below), as well as never-before-published photographs of inspired performances and backstage jitters. Accompanied by Willoughby's intimate recollections, this is a unique firsthand view of what it was like to experience the golden age of jazz, as part of what Dave Brubeck's son Darius proclaimed "the beginning of the beyond." Whether you're a seasoned jazzer paying tribute to your heroes, a newcomer educating yourself on all the key players, or simply a lover of gorgeous photographs, you'll find Willoughby's collection to be as enduring as the music itself. FEATURED MUSICIANS: Louis ArmstrongChet BakerAl BarteeDave BrubeckBarney BigardJune ChristyBuck ClaytonOrnette ColemanBob CooperMiles DavisPaul DesmondBilly EckstineRoy EldridgeDuke EllingtonZiggy ElmanJon FaddisArt FarmerMaynard FergusonElla FitzgeraldRuss FreemanJan GarbarekStan GetzDizzy
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Here is a comprehensive and practical guide to using the Five Element model in your daily life in ways that can improve your physical health, foster mental ease and clarity, create more emotional balance, and bring you closer to spirit. Having introduced the philosophical and practical principles of the Five Elements, the author invites you to 'live the book', immersing yourself in the many aspects of each Element during its corresponding season. He offers a range of methods of doing this, including activities such as movement, cooking, gardening, journaling, visualisation, meditation, dialogue and self-acupressure. In working with each Element, he explores the three levels or expressions of human life - the physical (structures, organs, tissues and systems), the psycho-emotional (thoughts, beliefs, self-images, emotions and reactions), and the spirit. Detailed information is provided on each Element's specific attributes, associations, resonances and gifts, and anatomical illustrations are included for further guidance. An invaluable reference book for practitioners and students of Chinese Medicine who hope to become better practitioners to others, the book also provides the means to become a practitioner to yourself.
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Collects all seven adventures of Harry Potter and his friends during their years at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
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Practical and inspiring, this field-leading book helps students learn how to navigate encounters with death, dying, and bereavement. The authors integrate classical and contemporary material, present task-based approaches for individual and family coping, and include four substantial chapters devoted to death-related issues faced by children, adolescents, young and middle-aged adults, and older adults. The book discusses a variety of cultural and religious perspectives that affect people’s understanding and practices associated with such encounters. Practical guidelines for constructive communication are designed to encourage productive living in the face of death. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Finance is a topic that requires much computation, and in today's business world that computation is done almost entirely using Excel software. Despite this, existing finance textbooks continue to rely heavily on hand calculators. Business school students--whose background in Excel software is often weak when they come into finance courses--find that when they leave the academic environment they have to relearn both finance and the software. Addressing this issue, Principles of Finance with Excel is the only introductory finance text that comprehensively integrates the program into the teaching and practice of finance. Offering exceptional resources for students and instructors, the book combines classroom-tested pedagogy with the powerful functions of Excel software. Author Simon Benninga--one of the most recognized names in financial modeling--shows students how spreadsheets provide new and deeper insights into financial decision making.The second edition of Principles of Finance with Excel covers the same topics as standard financial textbooks--including portfolios, capital asset pricing models, stock and bond valuation, capital structure and dividend policy, and option pricing--and can therefore be used in any introductory course. However, it also introduces Excel software as it applies to finance students and practitioners. Throughout the book, the implementation of finance concepts with Excel software is demonstrated and explained. A separate s
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In this Magical Collection you will meet all sorts of magical creatures, from pixies and fairies to brownies and imps. Some are sweet and helpful, while others are lazy and naughty. But one thing's for sure, life is never boring when the magic folk are about! A wonderful treasury of 17 illustrated stories, perfect for parent and child to enjoy together.
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The bestselling, passionate and unstoppable women of the Monday Morning Cooking Club return with their third book of much loved and favourite Jewish diaspora recipes. The Monday Morning Cooking Club started as six food-obssessed and unstoppable Jewish Sydney women who loved food, wanted to raise money for charity and wanted to create a beautiful cookbooks. These books would collect the very best recipes from their community as well as honour and share stories of immigration, survival, joy, family and connection. Two bestselling books later, and now a group of five women, the Monday Morning Cooking Club returns with a stunning third book which is the result of a two year search for recipes from the global Jewish diaspora - those much-loved dishes that have nurtured a community and have been feeding family and friends for years. It's Always About the Food is a delicious and rich, story-filled snapshot of cooking in the global Jewish diaspora, which gathers together the very best cooking and favourite recipes from the global Jewish community, reflecting the Jewish people's love for food and cooking, and the importance of the family table. This book is all about the food, flavours and the most delicious family recipes - not from a restaurant or a test kitchen, but from the heart of the home. Ultimately, in this big, fast world, food is the connective thread that joins us together, and all over the world, the ritual of cooking grounds us, connects and nurtures us.
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In this groundbreaking collaboration, award-winning science journalists Bronson and Merryman argue that when it comes to children, good intentions have been mistaken for good ideas. They demonstrate that many of modern society's strategies for nurturing children are in fact backfiring.
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Kevin Mitnick, the world's most wanted computer hacker, managed to hack into some of the country's most powerful - and seemingly impenetrable - agencies and companies. By conning employees into giving him private information and maneuvering through layers of security, he gained access to data that no one else could. The suspenseful heart of the book unfolds as Mitnick disappears on a three-year run from the FBI. He creates fake identities, finds jobs at a law firm and hospital, and keeps tabs on his myriad pursuers - all while continuing to hack into computer systems and phone company switches that were considered flawless. A modern, technology-driven adventure story, GHOST IN THE WIRES is a dramatic account of the joy of outsmarting security programs, the satisfaction of code-cracking, and the thrill of unbelievable escape.
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Jubilee Chase and Flynn Cormac should never have met. Lee is captain of the forces sent to Avon to crush the terraformed planet's rebellious colonists, but she has her own reasons for hating the insurgents. Rebellion is in Flynn's blood. His sister died in the original uprising against the powerful corporate conglomerate that rules Avon with an iron fist. These corporations make their fortune by terraforming uninhabitable planets across the universe and recruiting colonists to make the planets livable, with the promise of a better life for their children. But they never fulfilled their promise on Avon, and decades later, Flynn is leading the rebellion. Desperate for any advantage against the military occupying his home, Flynn does the only thing that makes sense when he and Lee cross paths: he returns to base with her as prisoner. But as his fellow rebels prepare to execute this tough-talking girl with nerves of steel, Flynn makes another choice that will change him forever. He and Lee escape base together, caught between two sides in a senseless war. The stunning second novel in the Starbound trilogy is an unforgettable story of love and forgiveness in a world torn apart by war.
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From renowned cardiac surgeon Steven R. Gundry, MD, a revolutionary look at the hidden compounds in 'healthy' foods like fruit, vegetables, and whole grains that are causing us to gain weight and develop chronic disease. In the deadly game of predator versus prey, an adult gazelle can outrun a hungry lioness, a sparrow can take flight when stalked by a cat, and a skunk can let loose a spray of noxious liquid to temporarily blind a fox. The stakes aren't always rigged against the prey. But when t
Ninety-nine Stormtroopers join the Empire, and then their troubles begin.One takes a lunch break in the carbon freezing chamber. One forgets its Lord Vaders birthday. Two are distracted by Princess Leias hair. One picks the absolute worst moment to wash the Star Destroyers windows. A lifelong Star Wars fan, Greg Stones brings a playful wit and sympathy for the plight of the troops as they meet their amusing ends, filling each colorfully painted scenario with fun Star Wars details and appearances by Han, Luke, Chewie, Boba Fett, and many other characters.As the trooper count ticks down, how will the last one fare as he receives a very special assignment (on the Death Star)?
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Awful Alvin has unleashed a fearsome monster made of garbage on the city of Bumblyburg, and it is up to superhero Larryboy to throw the creature out--but first, with God's help, he must battle his own fears.
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A Catland Companion: Classic Cats by Louis Wain and Many Others
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The Amazing Book of LEGO Star Wars is the perfect introduction to the Star Wars universe for young fans. Children new to Star Wars will love discovering more about the galaxy far, far away in this early years reference book with cool fold-out papers. Large pictures and short, simple sentences bring LEGO Star Wars to life for children aged 5 and beyond. Favourite Star Wars characters are explored from Anakin Skywalker and Yoda, to Rey and Kylo Ren, while awesome LEGO Star Wars sets are brought to life. The Amazing Book of LEGO Star Wars also comes with a gigantic pullout poster. 2016 The LEGO Group. aTM 2016 LUCASFILM LTD.
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Children are natural scientists, artists, mathematicians, authors, and scholars. From the time they are born they seek out information about the world around them in an effort to construct meaning and further their development. While children have an inherent drive to make sense of their reality, parents have a unique opportunity to harness their children’s curiosity and channel it into a love of learning. Playful learning is the magic that takes place when we meld a child’s sense of joy and wonder with thoughtfully planned learning experiences. Through easy-to-implement, hands-on projects you can engage your child in fun and creative ways that encourage learning and impart the joy of discovery. With a little bit of information and forethought, you can play a pivotal role in the cognitive and creative development of your child Mariah Bruehl has worked in the field of education for over a decade. She has taught in the classroom, developed curriculum in many different subject areas, trained teachers, and implemented programs across many grade levels. She is the mother of two girls and the owner of Playful Learning—a retail space and education center in Sag Harbor. Learn more at
Twelve stories deal with loneliness, loss, the tragic banality of everyday life, and redemption
The DEFINITIVE BOOK on the newest frontier in science, health and diet. Loaded with facts and examples but, above all a practical guide for anyone who wants to fine-tune their body by revolutionising the workings of their gut. Your guts have an astonishing degree of control over your mood, hunger and general health. The Clever Guts Diet is a book that celebrates this hugely under-rated organ and shows you what you need to do to keep it in prime condition. Bestselling author Dr Michael Mosley reveals the latest research into the workings of the microbiome – the kilogram of alien bacteria that live in your gut – and takes a look at exactly what happens inside your stomach and intestines as you go about your daily life. He demonstrates how your gut communicates with your body and mind, and explains why your biome affects your weight, your health and even your happiness. With his renowned aptitude for self-experimentation, Dr Mosley also delves into the science of his own digestive system; he trials a range of diets to ascertain their effects on body shape and blood sugar, and looks at the effects of prebiotics, probiotics and antibiotics. Filled with case studies and practical advice as well as delicious recipes for optimising your biome, The Clever Guts Diet will change how you see your body forever. INCLUDES: • How different diets affect your gut bacteria, your weight and your blood sugar levels. • The definitive low-down on phytonutrients and why they are key to a happy gut. • Why different people react differently to the same foods. • Why red wine and sauerkraut can be good for you. • Why it’s better to have inefficient gut bacteria. • Recipes and meal plans to suit YOUR microbiome devised by UK nutritionist Tanya Borowski * 8 page colour picture section featuring 16 recipes 'I am one of the few people to have seen their own guts in action, and I can honestly say it was one of the most remarkable and informative experiences of my scientific career. In this book I’ll tell you how your gut makes you who you are, and what you can do about it.' – Dr Michael Mosley
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At the end of his 1000-year reign of the Copper Mountains old King Mansolain is tired and his heart is slowing down. When his attendant, the Hare, consults the Wonder Doctor, he is told he must keep him engaged in life by telling him a story every night until the Doctor can find a cure.
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The story of Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett, the inspiration behind Conan Doyle's The Lost World Fawcett was among the last of a legendary breed of British explorers. For years he explored the Amazon and came to believe that its jungle concealed a large, complex civilization, like El Dorado. Obsessed with its discovery, he christened it the City of Z. In 1925, Fawcett headed into the wilderness with his son Jack, vowing to make history. They vanished without a trace. For the next eighty years, hordes of explorers plunged into the jungle, trying to find evidence of Fawcett's party or Z. Some died from disease and starvation; others simply disappeared. In this spellbinding true tale of lethal obsession, David Grann retraces the footsteps of Fawcett and his followers as he unravels one of the greatest mysteries of exploration
Special pre-publication price Buy before February 15, 2017 and save (The price you see on this page includes the prepublication discount. The school/web price will rise to $38.00 on February 16, 2017.) Visit where you'll find blog posts, videos from Jen Serravallo, community features, and more information on The Writing Strategies Book. The Reading Strategies Book made the New York Times Best Seller List by making it simpler to match students' needs to high-quality instruction. Now, in The Writing Strategies Book, Jen Serravallo does the same, collecting 300 of the most effective strategies to share with writers, and grouping them beneath 10 crucial goals. "You can think of the goals as the what , "writes Jen, "and the strategies as the how ." From composing with pictures all the way to conventions and beyond, you'll have just-right teaching, just in time. With Jen's help you'll: develop individual goals for every writer give students step-by-step strategies for writing with skill and craft coach writers using prompts aligned to a strategy present mentor texts that support a genre and strategy adjust instruction to meet individual needs with Jen's Teaching Tips demonstrate and explain a writing move with her Lesson Language learn more with Hat Tips to the work of influential teacher-authors. She even offers suggestions for stocking your writing center, planning units of study, celebrating student writing, and keeping records.
Will You Please Be Quiet, Please?: Stories
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Caroline Zoob's Hand-Stitched Home includes more than twenty striking and elegant embroidery designs for the home, including embellishments for dining chair covers, bed linens, window treatments, seat cushions, and more. Attention to simplicity and calm is what makes Caroline Zoob one of the most talented and creative designers in embroidery. Her work is utterly distinctive and in this book she shares her inspirations and techniques. The flexible approach of Hand-Stitched Home allows the reader to complete the full projects and explore different stitches and inspirations to create completely personal and original pieces. The book also includes detailed instructions for all of the projects, including special needlework methods the author has devised herself.
This fourth edition features over 112,000 headwords covering English as it is used in Australia, from the colourfully coloquial to the highly technical, etymologies for some of the more interesting phrases in English and much more.
This detailed commentary on the Greek text takes some of the mystery out of the Bible's most confusing book. Here is a strong case of a & quote;premillennial & quote; reading, the same view held by the earliest Christians.
The Little White Horse
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No understanding of world mythology is complete without acquaintance with Rostam, Iran's most celebrated mythological hero. According to the Shahnameh (the tenth-century Book of Kings ), this titan, magnificent in strength and courage, bestrode Persia for 500 years. While he often served fickle kings—undergoing many trials of combat, cunning, and endurance—he was never their servant and...
"Swimming Studies" is a wonderful, unique book from the writer and artist Leanne Shapton, author of "Important Artifacts and Personal Property from the Collection of Lenore Doolan and Harold Morris, Including Books, Street Fashion, and Jewelry", along with her artwork. As a teenager, Leanne Shapton trained for the Olympic swimming trials; now an artist, she is still drawn inexorably to swimming, in pools and on beaches across the world. What do you with an all-absorbing activity once it's past its relevance, and yet you can't quite give it up? Is it possible to find a new purpose for its rigours and focus? "Swimming Studies" is an original, meditative work that explores what it is like to move from a world of competition and discipline to one of recreation and introspection. Giving a fascinating glimpse into the private realms of swimming, and drawing, Shapton tells an intimate story of suburban adolescence, family ties, and the solitary underwater moments that now ground her artistic habits. "Whenever I come across something of Leanne Shapton's, I feel like I have found a hidden treasure". (Amy Sedaris).
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An overall view of the vast spectrum of knowledge needed by practicing rocket scientists and engineers, Introduction to Rocket Science and Engineering presents the history and basics of rocket theory, design, experimentation, testing, and applications. It covers an array of fields, from advanced mathematics, chemistry, and physics to logistics, systems engineering, and politics. The text begins with a discussion on the discovery and development of rockets as well as the basic principles governing rockets and rocket science. It explains why rockets are needed from economic, philosophical, and strategic standpoints and looks at why the physics of the universe forces us to use rockets to complete certain activities. Exploring how rockets work, the author covers the concepts of thrust, momentum, impulse, and the rocket equation, along with the rocket engine, its components, and the physics involved in the generation of the propulsive force. He also presents several different types of rocket engines and discusses the testing of rocket components, subsystems, systems, and complete products.The final chapter stresses the importance of rocket scientists and engineers to think of the unusual, unlikely, and unthinkable when dealing with the complexities of rocketry. Taking students through the process of becoming a rocket scientist or engineer, this text supplies a hands-on understanding of the many facets of rocketry. It provides the ideal foundation for students to continue on their journey in rocket science and engineering.
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Examination of the tongue, like the pulse, is one of the principal diagnostic methods in traditional Chinese medicine. This book--newly revised in 1995--systematically describes each of the primary characteristics of the tongue (body color, shape and coating) and their significance in the clinic. It traces the historical development of tongue diagnosis and its relationship to externally- contracted disorders and the eight principals. Featured in this revised edition are 59 color plates and accompanying case histories from the author's own practice. Other aspects of tongue diagnosis newly described in this edition include the integration of tongue and pulse diagnosis; the use of the tongue in diagnosing emotional problems; tongue diagnosis and herbal treatment; the tongue in prognosis; and special considerations regarding tongue diagnosis in children.
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A motorway service station on the M1: dimly lit, run down, poorly supervised, flickering lights, dark corners; a favourite stopover for long-distance lorry drivers on their way up north from London. Behind it, a body is found in a ditch, that of a girl barely out of her teens. She appears to have no family, no friends, no connections anywhere. Other girls have gone missing in the vicinity and no one has stepped forward to claim them. Anna Travis is assigned to the case. Her blood runs cold when she receives a letter from a lifer -- someone she was responsible for arresting in the past -- who writes to her from prison, asking her to visit him urgently. For he claims he knows who the killer is...
<i>Mauve </i>is the story of a man who invented a colour, and in the process transformed the world around him.<P>Before 1856, the colour in our lives derived from animals, minerals or plants. Clothing, paint, print - their reds and blacks came from insects or molluscs, roots or leaves, and dyeing was painstaking and expensive. One royal procession required ten million dead insects. But in 1856 a chemist called William Perkin discovered a way to mass-produce colour in a factory.<P>Perkin is honoured with the odd plaque and bust in colleges and chemistry clubs, but is otherwise a forgotten man. This is his story, and the story of how the reputation of a pioneering genius endures. Above all, it is a fascinating tale of how the birth of a colour set in motion an extraordinary scientific leap forward that would change the world forever.
Understanding The Vast And Expanding Field of E-Commerce Laudon's E-Commerce 2016: Business, Technology, Society emphasizes three driving forces behind the expanding field of e-commerce: technology change, business development, and social issues. A conceptual framework uses the templates of many modern-day companies to further demonstrate the differences and complexities in e-commerce today. An in-depth investigation of companies such as Uber, Pinterest, and Apple kick-off the course while preparing you for real-life scenarios. In the Twelfth Edition, Laudon and Traver add new or update existing case studies to match developments in the e-commerce field as they exist in today's tech world. They built in additional video cases for each chapter, making the material even more accessible as you prepare for future in business.