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Burning Desire (Flyboy Trilogy, #2)

Captain Lance Miller has finally discovered and captured the Goddess of his dreams. Life is everything he ever dreamt it could be and more. He is a Captain with International Air, Owner of an Italian Winery, and Master to his beautiful Miss Lisa Price. But, life can never be this good for very long, right?Lance brought down his walls and shared his heart. He threw away his man-whore tendencies. He’s been faithful. Lance’s life should be...

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Bonds Now!

A money-making formula for navigating the bond market's new rules of fixed income investingThe credit meltdown has completely reshaped the market for government bonds, Treasury bonds, T-bills, and high yield bond funds. Investors are flocking to corporate bonds and municipal bonds. Tax advantaged bonds have become the safe haven of choice. But you have to know where to look. "Bonds Now!" shows you."Bonds Now!" offers rare insight into...

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Perfect Enemies

With the replacement of abortion as the central theme of the religious right, the gay-rights issue is assured of playing a large part in determining the outcomes of elections in the next decade and beyond. How did this happen and what does it mean for American politics?From President Clinton's aborted pledge to lift the ban on gays and lesbians in military service to statewide anti-gay initiatives in Oregon, Colorado, and other states, questions...

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Not That Tutu

Taylor loved her tutu and wore it all the time, day and night. She wore it to school and she wore it in the pool, much to the mild annoyance and amusement of her friends and family. Will she ever give up that tutu?With style and humor, this charming board book addresses young children's attachments to specific articles of clothing. Hiroe Nakata's playful illustrations are the perfect complement to Michelle Sinclair Colman's...

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Genesis

Jen Wilkin is a speaker, writer, and teacher of women’s Bible studies. During her thirteen years of teaching, she has organized and led studies for women in home, church, and parachurch contexts. Jen and her family are members of the Village Church in Flower Mound, Texas. She is the author of Women of the Word.

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Gifts for a Joyous Christmas

Christmas "is a time for family," says Girls and Boys Town Executive Director Val J. Peter. No one appreciates this more than the children of Girls and Boys Town, whose own Christmas memories may be more pain-filled than joyous.In these pages, they share what they've learned of the true spirit of Christmas - that family warmth and togetherness are far more precious than piles of costly presents. They tell us what they'd like most for Christmas...

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Academic Discourse Across Disciplines

This volume reflects the emerging interest in cross-disciplinary variation in both spoken and written academic English, exploring the conventions and modes of persuasion characteristic of different disciplines and which help define academic inquiry. This collection brings together chapters by applied linguists and EAP practitioners from seven different countries. The authors draw on various specialised spoken and written corpora to illustrate...

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Les Manuscrits de Nag Hammadi

En 1945, tout à fait par hasard, des manuscrits des débuts du christianisme furent retrouvés dans la petite ville égyptienne de Nag Hammadi. Mais depuis, un silence pesant a recouvert ces textes, et plus encore dans le monde francophone, principalement parce qu'ils donnent un autre point de vue sur l'histoire chrétienne en général et sur certains épisodes de la vie de Jésus en particulier. Par...

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Political Competition, Partisanship, and Policy Making in Latin American Public Utilities

This book studies policymaking in the Latin American electricity and telecommunication sectors. Murillo's analysis of the Latin American electricity and telecommunications sectors shows that different degrees of electoral competition and the partisan composition of the government were crucial in resolving policymakers' tension between the interests of voters and the economic incentives generated by international financial markets and private...

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Gyvenimo filosofija

Kazuo Inamori, įkūręs ir tarptautinėje rinkoje įtvirtinęs dvi didžiules korporacijas – Kyocera ir KDDI, vadinamas vienu geriausiu šių dienų vadybos ekspertu. Savo knygoje jis pasakoja apie gyvenimo filosofiją, tapusią jo sėkmės kertiniu akmeniu. Kaip planuoti ir realizuoti savo svajones? Kas iš tiesų yra svarbu žmonijai? Ko turi siekti būsimos organizacijos...

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Grenzverwirrungen - Literaturwissenschaft Im Nationalsozialismus

Wann hort eine Disziplin wie die Literaturwissenschaft auf, wissenschaftlich zu sein? Unter diktatorischen Bedingungen, wenn sie aus Zwang, aus Anpassung oder freiwillig politisch wird? War die Neuere deutsche Literaturwissenschaft wahrend des Nationalsozialismus keine Wissenschaft, waren ihre Vertreter keine Wissenschaftler mehr? Welche Handlungsspielraume hatte das Fach uberhaupt zwischen 1933 und 1945? Auf diese Fragen gibt es keine einfachen...

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How To Help People Get Off Welfare

Today, because of the present economic conditions many are on welfare and collecting food stamps. Without a doubt many need public assistance, either due to mental or physical handicaps or job layoffs or other temporary unforeseen circumstances.Since the current political situation in this country the economic conditions aren’t likely to improve for a while, more and more employment opportunities are being taken away because of...

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Access Unlimited (Access, #3)

They say you never know someone until you take a trip with them. But this isn’t a holiday – this is the comeback tour for Tristan Hunter. His brilliantly crafted debut solo album is getting a lot of attention thanks to Lily Taylor, the music journalist. She’s there to write up the tour, if what goes on backstage can even be printed. One thing she won’t be writing about is her passionate relationship with the star. They want to make it work, but...

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Roasted in Christmas River

Gobble gobble, cluck cluck, someone has stolen Jack Daniels the turkey this Thanksgiving, leaving a Christmas River family fresh out of luck! It’s Thanksgiving week in Christmas River, and pie baker extraordinaire Cinnamon Peters has a lot on her plate. Between planning her big Thanksgiving dinner and baking a mountain of pies at her shop, Cinnamon’s been rushing around like a turkey with its head cut off. But when someone steals a...

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Narratives and Fictions in Educational Research

"In this bold and very important work, Peter Clough shows how the truths about educational issues can be told using fictional devices. This work legitimates the narrative turn in the human disciplines. He shows educational researchers how narrative inquiry can be used for progressive moral and political purposes." -Norman K. Denzin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign This compelling book takes a fresh approach to educational...

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Christmas Hits for Two

(Chart). Fun duet arrangements of 15 of the most recorded hit Christmas songs, including: Feliz Navidad * Frosty the Snow Man * Jingle-Bell Rock * I'll Be Home for Christmas * A Holly Jolly Christmas.

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Beat

There has never before been a book filled with this many photographs of equal Beat Era personalities -- the most comprehensive photography collection of the people, players, and friends of the Beat era in American literature. Includes photos of:Kathy Acker, David Amram, Karel Appel, Al Aronowitz, John Ashbery, Amiri Baraka, Ted Berrigan, Richard Brautigan, James Broughton, Joan Brown, Charles Bukowski, William S. Burroughs, John Cage, Ernesto...

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SeXXXy Sunday

You will never look at your Sundays the same again! Dionte and Jade have a pretty amazing life. Their sexually uninhibited nature is only surpassed by their absolute love and lust for one another. Dionte's savy business mind has ensured their financial bliss as well, which leaves them with plenty of time to play....with each other. Sundays are usually days to relax, and this particular Sunday is no different. Dionte and Jade take a ride...

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The Ritual Killing and Burial of Animals

The killing and burial of animals in ritualistic contexts is encountered across Europe from Prehistory through to the historical period. This volume presents the state of research across Europe to illustrate how comparable interpretative frameworks are used by archaeologists working with both prehistoric and historical societies. Key questions include: How easy is it to identify ritually killed animals in the archaeological record? Can we tell...

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Young Children's Close Relationships

Another gem from Judy Dunn! This very readable and interesting book asks some searching questions about how relationships change with age, how one sort of relationship influences others and how thought processes shape or control our interactions with other people.... The result is a challenging (and sometimes provocative) account of what we know today, together with a look forward to likely developments in the years to come. The book is a must...

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Avengers Assemble #1

Un misterioso grupo conocido como el Zodíaco se ha reunido para construir un imperio criminal, fortalecido por una fuente misteriosa. Estos seres son demasiado poderosos, capaces de enfrentar mano a mano a héroes como Hulk o Thor.Con este misterio entre manos, los Avengers deciden crear una alianza secreta. ¡El Capitán América, Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Black Widow y Hawkeye se reúnen para luchar contra los enemigos...

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Dear Husband,

A gripping and moving new collection of stories by Joyce Carol Oates, which reimagines the meaning of family—by unexpected, often startling meansWith the unflinching candor and sym­pathy for which Joyce Carol Oates is celebrated, these fourteen stories examine the intimate lives of contemporary American families: the tangled ties between generations, the desperation—and the covert, radiant happiness—of...

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Brass Sun Issue One

The Orrery is a clockwork solar system where planets whirl on vast metal arms and the sun of cogs is worshipped as a god. But the sun is dying, the planets are freezing one by one, and cults burn as heretics those who warn of the danger. To save her home, young Wren knows she must first escape it and find the key to restart the sun. An incredible new SF-clockpunk series from the bestselling artist of New Deadwardians and the hit writer of...

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Jessica Mitford

Jessica Mitford was “the one who got away” in her famous family.While most the upper-crust Mitfords were drawn to fascism and admired Hitler Jessica made her home on the left of the political spectrum. So did her cousin Esmond Romilly, the nephew of Winston Churchill and a veteran of the Spanish Civil War. In 1937, when she was 19 and he was 18, Jessica and Esmond met.With their shared ideals, they fell madly in...

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McGuffey's Sixth Eclectic Reader

Like any reading sampler, there are things I really like. But the things I don't like as much aren't that bad by themselves, they're just not to my taste. Not that McGuffey readers are aimed at middle aged women. But there is some beautiful stuff in here. It makes me mourn when I recollect some of the crap my kids have had to read in school. This gives us some decent supplementary reading, the samples are short for the low attention span, and a...

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Champion (Indigo Knights, #2)

Danny Champion is ready to be a rockstar. He's been preparing for this most of his life. He'll finally make it with the Knights. He knows it.It's a horrible time to fall in love.But then there's Cash, Danny’s roommate. A quiet computer nerd without a clue about the music business, Cash can barely understand the world Danny's so eager to live in. He certainly doesn’t want to share it.Even though he knows he shouldn't,...

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Black Alert

A Kremlin hawk has seized control of the Medusa. The space satellite now carries a nuclear payload designed to paralyse America - or destroy England.

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Laodamia

Kayin's hometown of Shantiglen is destroyed when the king of a mage realm receives a prophecy--and grossly misinterprets it. Ten years later, Kayin is the only remaining citizen, determined to have the town restored to its former glory, despite the impending return of the mage-king's army. Her hope for a future is assured by the arrival of the Cavalry, former citizens of Shantiglen who share the goal of defending the land against the mage-king....

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Arrow Moon

The Arrow clans descended from legends surrounding that of the grey wolves of the Americas in association with the people at the turn of the century when humans evolved over from Northern Europe. It was the age of the warmest climates known to hit the land, as well as Apollo and his need for the animal nature that all gods share. Appointed the animal of his choice, the lycan wolf symbolized strength and power. Inside these archived stories...

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Handbook of Monetary Economics

What tools are available for setting and analyzing monetary policy?World-renowned contributors examine recent evidence on subjects as varied as price-setting, inflation persistence, the private sector's formation of inflation expectations, and the monetary policy transmission mechanism. Stopping short of advocating conclusions about the ideal conduct of policy, the authors focus instead on analytical methods and the changing interactions...

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Jemand Braucht Dich, Carolin

***Read for the first few times in 1985***The Bundy Street stories by Marilyn Cram Donahue belong to that small handful of Christian children's books that I can read and enjoy without that uncomfortable shudder that usually befalls me when a religious message or even lecture is forced on me. In fact I loved this volume about Caro, Sylvie, Thu Anh and Tien so much as a kid, that my copy with its crappy cover picture and bad...

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Handbook of Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Psychology is of interest to academics from many fields, as well as to the thousands of academic and clinical psychologists and general public who can't help but be interested in learning more about why humans think and behave as they do. This award-winning twelve-volume reference covers every aspect of the ever-fascinating discipline of psychology and represents the most current knowledge in the field. This ten-year revision now covers...

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My Mr. Rochester 3 (Jane Eyre Retold, #3)

Now that I'm in the middle of this tale, my enthusiasm is starting to wane a tad.It's not as if the writing has taken a turn or that the futuristic utopia details are overshadowing the story--on the contrary, the writing is beautiful and the world-building isn't very in-depth. I'm starting to wonder why the author even wrote this.It's so like the original and most of the changes are pretty superficial.I imagine her reasons for writing it...

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Emily Eyefinger and the Secret from the Sea (Emily Eyefinger, #11)

Emily - the girl with an eye on the end of her finger - is chased by mysterious gargoyles in Paris, rescues a runaway movie star, disguises herself as a baby elephant to catch ′the ghost gang′, outsmarts the master criminal Arthur Crim, creeps into a super-computer to catch the world′s smartest mice and flies to the middle of the ocean with her Great Aunt Olympia in search of the long-lost secret of the Sea People.Ages:...

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Shred!

BookWith knuckle-busting lessons covering surefire techniques, Shred will light a napalm-hot blaze under your fingers and kick your playing up to ludicrous speed Shredding is a challenge, but this book breaks it down, demystifying guitar solos that sound intimidating on record. Each chapter examines one killer technique in-depth, including: sweep picking, thrash-chording, blues shredding, tapping, legato playing, and the whammy bar. The CD...

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How Far Is It to the Moon?

It's always nice to see Mickey Mouse. Very informative and a great book to use when introducing planets and stars. A great song to sing during circle time could be "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star". You could also have the kids finger paint little stars on a big poster board.

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The Naumburg Master

Exploring one of the outstanding artists of the late Middle Ages, this guide presents the accomplishments of the anonymous architect and sculptor known as the Naumburg Master. The volume focuses on the subject within his cultural environment and describes his work and influences in detail. The Naumburg Cathedral—renowned as the artist’s masterpiece and the source of his moniker—is examined along with the architecture and art of the cathedral’s...

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SQL Cookbook

You know the rudiments of the SQL query language, yet you feel you aren't taking full advantage of SQL's expressive power. You'd like to learn how to do more work with SQL inside the database before pushing data across the network to your applications. You'd like to take your SQL skills to the next level.Let's face it, SQL is a deceptively simple language to learn, and many database developers never go far beyond the simple statement:...

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Voice of Reason

"Voice of Reason" is a breath of fresh air in today's toxic political climate, offering a positive message in dark times: that with reason, common sense, and pragmatism, we can find common ground between all Americans-left, right, and center. If you're sick of the hyperactive bleating of the Ann Coulters and Michael Moores, and you're ready for a straightforward and fair discussion of today's biggest issues, there's only one Voice of Reason out...

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Consuelo

A novel of musical life set in the 18th century. The story of Consuelo, a Gypsy singer, and her adventures in Venice, Austria and Bohemia, narrated by the most eminent of French female writers. Sand was a prolific (nearly 60 novels) writer who shocked Paris with her own sexual escapades, but in her writing dealt with the serious issues of her time and was identified with the Romantic literary movement. Sand's strong, independent women characters...

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Beginning Silverlight 5 in C#

The growing popularity of Web 2.0 applications is increasing user expectations for high-quality website design, presentation, and functionality. It is into this climate that Microsoft is releasing Silverlight 5, thelatest iteration of its cross-browser web presentation technology.Beginning Silverlight 5 in C#brings you to the cutting edge of Web 2.0 application design and includes plenty of practical guidance to get you started straight...

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Caly's Lion (Lions of the Serengeti, #3)

A wounded lion is a dangerous beast... While hiding from vicious militants in a shack she's called "home" the past couple of weeks, Caly Anderson happens upon a wounded lion. Even though the ferocious beast scares the holy hell out of her, the nurse in her wins over, compelling Caly to help the big, suffering cat...just as soon as she's finished freaking the fuck out, that is. Her panic returns when she awakens to find her lion is now a hot hunk...

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Faith of Our Fathers

Battles rage as passions on the home front fill the heart of every American citizen. The Civil War progresses in tragic intensity as the Birmingham saga continues-two brothers, along with their families and loved ones, divided in their loyalties between North and South. In an effort to learn the truth about the war, reporter Anne Birmingham continues her charade as a soldier. But how long can she risk her life in battle, even as she hides her...

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Cooperation (Nato Asi Series. Series F, Computer And Systems Sciences, Vol 155)

Issues relating to the emergence, persistence, and stability of cooperation among social agents of every type are widely recognized to be of paramount importance. They are also analytically difficult and intellectually challenging. This book, arising from a NATO Advanced Study Institute held at SUNY in 1994, is an up-to-date presentation of the contribution of game theory to the subject. The contributors are leading specialists who focus on the...

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Storie dal crepuscolo di un mondo / 2

Nota: Seconda parte della versione italiana di "Songs of the Dying Earth", la prima è Storie dal crepuscolo di un mondo/1, la terza è La Terra al tramontoSotto un sole morente, gli ultimi rappresentanti della razza umana vivono esistenze di mistero e avventura. Come sopravviveranno i guerrieri, i sacerdoti e i semplici profittatori di questa Terra morente, nel buio e nel gelo che sembrano l’unica promessa? Nei racconti di una...

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Cookie Angel

When the clock strikes twelve, all the presents under the Christmas tree come to life and start a ruckus! Monkey speeds around in a red racing car, and Doll and Jack-in-the-Box fight over candy canes. Can Cookie Angel stop the toys from waking the children before Christmas morning?Bethany Roberts's fun-filled story about what happens on the night before Christmas, brought to life by Vladimir Vagin's expressive fullcolor...

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Effective Migraine Treatment in Pregnant and Lactating Women

More than 28 million Americans suffer from migraine headaches, with migraine affecting nearly one in five women in their reproductive years. Effective Migraine Treatment in Pregnant and Lactating Women: A Practical Guide, provides a comprehensive resource to address diagnosis, testing, and treatment of headaches in reproductively fertile women. This important new book offers a wealth of practical, ready-to-use, clinically tested tips and...

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Mother Earth Father Sky

In a time before history, in a harsh and beautiful land near the top of the world, womanhood comes cruelly and suddenly to beautiful, young Chagak. Surviving the brutal massacre of her tribe, she sets out across the icy waters off Ameria's northwest coast on an astonishing odyssey that will reveal to Chagak powerful secrets of the earth and sky... and the mysteries of love and loss.

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Annie Crow Knoll (Annie Crow Knoll, #2)

Return to Annie Crow Knoll . . . a place where people come to restore their spirits, heal their pain and reclaim their lives.Nate Bidwell blamed his mother Annie for his parents' divorce.Buried hurts and resentments between mother and son make Nate reluctant to risk his heart when his childhood friend Beth Ann offers him her own. Instead, he allows himself to fall in love with the fragile and dependent June, and Annie's opposition to...

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A Life of Death

Welcome to Weston Kincade's A Life of Death: 5 - 8. A coming-of-age, paranormal mystery. This is PART FIVE, SIX, SEVEN, and EIGHT of an ongoing series. Every two weeks a new episode will be released with no end in sight. Here's the synopsis: Episode Five: Alcohol claims another life close to home. Alex and Paige set out to discover the truth, but who would believe a troubled teenager who claims to have visions? The...

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The Two Faces Of Education In Ethnic Conflict

This publication challenges a widely-held assumption - that education is inevitably a force for good. While stressing the many stabilizing aspects of good quality education, the book shows how education can be manipulated to drive a wedge between people, rather than drawing them closer together. After analyzing the increasing importance of ethnicity in contemporary conflicts, this Innocenti Insight outlines the negative and positive faces of...

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Journey Across the Life Span

As health care delivery changes, there is a growing emphasis on health promotion, maintenance, and restoration for individuals in a variety of settings. Elaine Polan and Daphne Taylor's book addressees those needs as it guides students through the life cycle-from conception to old age. Through user-friendly chapters and new, four-color presentation, they provide LPN/LVN students with a complete review of growth and development across the...

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Data Mining

Data mining, or knowledge discovery, has become an indispensable technology for businesses and researchers in many fields. Drawing on work in such areas as statistics, machine learning, pattern recognition, databases, and high performance computing, data mining extracts useful information from the large data sets now available to industry and science. This collection surveys the most recent advances in the field and charts directions for future...

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Tank Commander (Carey Family, #12)

Ronald Welch is the pen name of Ronald Felton, author of twelve historical novels for children. After reading history at Cambridge, he taught at Bedford Modern School and then became headmaster of Okehampton Grammar School in Devon. He was awarded the Carnegie Medal forKnight Crusader in 1954 which is to be serialized in Story Time on BBC on 4th July, 1972. His interest in military history stems from his family background and his service in The...

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Den brinnande ugnen

Ich empfand die Geschichte bzw. den Lauf der Geschichte an vielen Stellen sehr verwirrend. Ich hatte den Eindruck, da wurde auf Schilderungen verzichtet und beim Leser vorausgesetzt, dass er so viel Fantasie hat, sich diese "Hinleitungen" bzw. "Zwischenschritte" selber dazu zu dichten.(z.B. "Was? Wieso steht der jetzt auf einmal auf dem Rasen? Der war doch gerade noch in der Küche?!"). Die Charaktere bleiben alle etwas farblos, auch...

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Psychic Warrior (Psychic Warrior, #1)

HE'S THE ULTIMATE COMMANDO: INVISIBLE. INVULNERABLE. INVINCIBLE.PSYCHIC WARRIORIn 1981 psychics were secretly gathered in a classified military facility to "remote-view" enemy targets.It didn't work. Project Grill Flame was disbanded.Or so the public was told.That was a lie.Renamed Bright Gate, today it is a top secret operation few know exists. Its objective is to produce a virtual soldier who can leave his body...

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Venus in Furs

Venus in Furs is a fabulous tableau of pain and ecstasy in which men and women writhe in the thrall of a perverse fever, exploring the limits of sexuality and free will.In the simple setting of an Edwardian parlor, a mistress, her servant and a vile military officer enact tortuous fantasies of dominance and submission, punishment and bondage.Venus, following in the footsteps of other Crepax heroines -...

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Hardpressed (The Hacker Series, Book 2)

In Hardpressed, the highly anticipated second book of the Hacker Series that began with Hardwired, Blake and Erica face threats that put both their love and their lives on the line. Despite Blake Landon’s controlling ways, the young and wealthy hacker finally won the trust of the woman he loves. Internet entrepreneur Erica Hathaway broke down the walls that kept her from opening her heart and her business to Blake. Ready to start...

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Hidden Demon

**18 and over please, sexually descriptive** SEX is murder and Jerry Bennett knew that better than anyone else did. After a lengthy period of absence, he was finally returning to the Criminal Investigation Department or CID. He’d been brutally attacked by Doug Crowe the killer Jerry had been pursuing. There were changes within the department and now a new killer was in town or has Doug Crowe returned? This new killer was Jerry’s...

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Le femmine incantate

Un'opera della maturità di Magnus, una serie di racconti esotici, con un raffinato erotismo, ispirati alle novelle cinesi tratte da "I Racconti Fantastici di Liao". Sono gli anni '90 e Magnus vive in una nostalgia illuminata, attirato dalla cultura orientale e padrone assoluto del proprio segno e delle proprie capacità. Tutto questo si riflette in un'opera qui corredata di contributi che puntano a far conoscere quale fosse il metodo di...

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Fabulous Orients

'Fabulous Orients' is an original work of criticism which illustrates the centrality of narratives of and from the eastern territories of Turkey, Persia, China, and India in the novel and constructions of western identity in a culture on the threshold of empire.

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Sydney

Part memoir, part guide to Sydney, Australia, this melancholic, moving, and funny exploration intertwines novelist Delia Falconer's own stories with the city's historical and literary past, showing how the city has evolved from the 1970s through today. From mad clergymen and amateur astronomers to Indigenous weather experts and local artists, this personal and unique record depicts the inhabitants of a beautiful, violent, and deeply spiritual...

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Dickens, barbe à papa et autres nourritures délectables

Philippe Delermest né le 27 novembre 1950 à Auvers-sur-Oise. Ses parents étant instituteurs, il passe son enfance dans des «maisons d’école» : à Auvers, Louveciennes, Saint-Germain. Études de Lettres à la faculté de Nanterre, puis nommé professeur de lettres en Normandie. Il vit donc depuis 1975 à Beaumont-le-Roger (Eure), avec Martine, sa femme, également professeur de lettres et...

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Rigger

Alek likes to tie up women. As a rigger, he’s into the aesthetics of bondage—the pattern of rope against skin, the marks left in tender flesh—but he also likes the high of being in control and, yeah, it turns him on. When Alek needs a model to complete the photographs for his book on rope bondage, he asks his friend Shaela. Shaela has known Alek since high school, and while she disapproves of his kinky sexual habits, he’s a friend and...

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Patagonia Handbook, 4th

Patagonia is a pioneering land of vast horizons and limitless possibilities. Footprint’s Patagonia Handbook will guide you from emerald lakes and snow-capped volcanoes, through estancias on the Argentine steppe, down to granite turrets sculpted by roaring, powerful glaciers. · Great coverage of the top activities and sights in the region, including glacier trekking, white-water rafting, whale spotting, boat trips and...

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The 10-Hour Coffee Diet

The future of dieting has arrived! A groundbreaking diet strategy that is timeless... allowing you to comfortably diet (WITH COFFEE) whenever you want... for the rest of your life! FINALLY, you won't ever have to deal with those harsh, unrealistic 1-size-fits-all diets that make you feel miserable ever again. A coffee diet breakthrough is about to unleash a health and body transformation revolution across the world. Coffee lovers rejoice. For...

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Heart and Head

In this intimate and compelling look at black theology, Dwight N. Hopkins asserts that in order to calm the raging waters of a "me-first" way of life and growing racial intolerance, we need to embrace the values of both the heart and the head. In a post-Civil Rights, post-affirmative action era, Hopkins challenges the African American community to speak through race to the larger issues of America while urging the diverse segments of the entire...

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Physical Processes

The Project Science scheme is a must for any teacher of 7-11 year olds. Written to match the National Curriculum and QCA schemes of work, the books contain attractively laid out photocopiable sheets and easy-to-use teachers' notes - everything you need to teach science successfully. The team of authors includes science specialists, primary school and special needs teachers. They have worked together to produce material that is clearly written,...

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Lee Versus Grant

The Civil War divided a nation and turned brother against brother. Lasting four long years, it resulted in the deaths of more than 600,000 soldiers. Smart Apple Media presents a six-volume series devoted to this war, a war fought for liberation as well as reunification. With historic photographs and engaging text, "Civil War Chronicles recreates key battles and paints living portraits of the heroes who made the war of the states unforgettable.

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Night Shade (Daughters of the Moon, #3)

Jimena was once the toughest chola in East L.A. No longer in a gang, she is still feared by many. Nothing scares Jimena. Nothing, that is, except the reappearance of Veto, who was once the love of her life. That terrifies her, because Veto was killed a year ago by a rival gang. Or was he? Jimena discovers that he has made a devil's bargain, which could cost both of them their lives.Author Biography: Lynne Ewing is a screenplay writer who also...

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Manor of Death (Domestic Bliss Mysteries #3) (Domestic Bliss Mysteries #3) (A Domestic Bliss Mystery)

A Domestic Bliss Mystery #3 “Sparkles with charm, design lore, and a sleuth with a great mantra. Cozy fans will embrace the Domestic Bliss series.” —Carolyn Hart, Edgar Award-winning author of Letters from Home “Caine delivers another top-notch Domestic Bliss whodunit…nifty decorating tips complete the package.” –Publishers Weekly “The zany...

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Diary of a Rock N' Roll Star

Ian Hunter is a very much underrated songwriter and made some great records solo as well as with the fab Mott The Hopple.And what we have here is his diary/journal in the very key year when they are breaking into a bigger audience via the help of David Bowie.The book is very much of Hunter expressing his joys, anger, and frustration of touring America circ. 1972."All The Young Dudes" is in the air, and Mott is riding on the wave via that song.I...

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Miss Bindergarten and the Very Wet Day

Today is a very wet day. Miss Bindergarten's class stays inside while the rain falls hard outside. Finally, the rain stops and the class goes outside to play. It's not long before Matty and Patty slip and fall in a puddle! Miss B. and Coco are there to help, and when the girls get up, a huge rainbow has formed in the sky!

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Monster Rally

Creeping in and out of these pages are some of the most despicable characters in the world. How in the world they have ever become lovable - every last parent-murdering, wax-image-sticking, potion-brewing one of them - is a mystery known only to Charles Addams and countless thousands of his fans. They are, most of them, cartoons that have appeared already in The New Yorker, but were never published before in book form. There are six that no one...

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Obesity Treatment

Treatment outcome has certainly improved since Stunkard and McLaren-Hume (1959) reviewed the literature and found that less than 25% of obese patients lost 20 pounds or more and less than 5% lost 40 pounds or more. However, one of the few points on which almost all obesity researchers agree is that to date, our results are quite modest and we are generally unsuccessful in promoting effective weight maintenance among obese persons. As the title...

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By the Water of Girvan

Sir James Fergusson used to maintain that for anyone lucky enough to live in the Girvan valley the only joy of travel must be the pleasure of coming home. That deep affection, made so plain in the first chapter, written in 1938, was no doubt magnified by five years' absence during the war, and later by his twenty years as Keeper of the Records of Scotland, when he necessarily spent four days and nights of most weeks in Edinburgh. This anthology,...

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Scherzando col fuoco

Di gran lunga lo scrittore cinese contemporaneo più amato e popolare nel suo paese - anche dopo il bando della censura, che ha bollato le sue opere come "reazionarie, volgari, individualiste e depravate" - Wang Shuo deve la sua fama alla spregiudicatezza con cui rappresenta il volto nascosto della Cina odierna e alla novità del linguaggio con cui dà voce a un mondo di ribelli senza causa, esponenti di una generazione troppo...

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Early Elizabethan Polity

Traditionally historians have argued that the court of Elizabeth I (1558-1603) was factional, divided among competing subjects who were manipulated by their Queen. This book provides a different account: of councilors who were united by two connected dangers, namely Catholic opposition to Protestant England and Elizabeth's refusal to marry or to settle England's succession. Working from the papers of the Queen's secretary, William Cecil, the...

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ABC of Child Protection

The fourth edition of this important and highly praised guide has been substantially revised and updated, providing concise, practical information on a difficult and distressing area of paediatric medicine. This new edition of the "ABC of Child Protection" now includes additional chapters on abdominal injury, neglect and failure to thrive. It presents the latest information on the diagnosis and investigation of abuse, and explains the current...

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Kabuki Reflections

(More pictures at parkablogs.com)Of all the books that stood on the shelf, this one stood out because it's black. This book doesn't seem have a dust jacket although the product image on Amazon has it.This book looks like a sketchbook because of the black cover. On the cover inscribes the Japanese kanji words "Kabuki", barely...

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Occupied Territories

In the fog of the 1967 war and its aftermath, Israel's generals and politicians took a series of fateful decisions that led to a bloody, bitter and seemingly endless occupation of Arab lands. Gershom Gorenberg takes us behind the scenes of history to glimpse those decisions being made. He reveals for the first time the motivation, influences and strategies of key players such as Yigal Allon, Moshe Dayan and Golda Meir. He shows how Labour...

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