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COMPLETE ENLIGHTENMENT is a translation and commentary on the Sutra of Complete Enlightenment, an extremely important text in the history of Chinese Buddhism. It is beautifully written with useful instructions, using ordinary language to convey profound ideas.
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9781601259769
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Now members of the Starfinder Society and captains of their very own ship, the heroes head to the planet Castrovel, home of some of the best universities in the Pact Worlds, to research the clues they found on the mysterious asteroid. On Castrovel, their findings point them toward an ancient elven temple-city called the Temple of the Twelve, lost deep in Castrovel’s teeming jungles. But the heroes must contend with two other factions—the exiled Corpse Fleet of Eox and the Cult of the Devourer—who are also interested in the asteroid’s secrets and have their own plans for the ancient alien superweapon, if they can find it first! “Temple of the Twelve” is a Starfinder Roleplaying Game adventure for 3rd-level characters. This volume of the Starfinder Adventure Path includes a gazetteer of the jungle planet Castrovel, details on the menacing Cult of the Devourer, and a selection of new monsters from alien worlds. Each bimonthly full-color softcover Starfinder Adventure Path volume contains a new installment of a series of interconnected science-fantasy quests that together create a fully developed plot of sweeping scale and epic challenges. Each 64-page volume of the Starfinder Adventure Path also contains in-depth articles that detail and expand the Starfinder campaign setting and provide new rules, a host of exciting new monsters and alien races, a new planet to explore and starship to pilot, and more!
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Among the mega mansions and perfectly manicured hedges of Rosewood, Pennsylvania, everyone has something to hide—especially four very pretty little liars. High school juniors Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily have been keeping secrets ever since their best friend, Alison DiLaurentis, disappeared three years ago. But when the girls begin receiving threatening notes from someone named “A,” their secrets—the big ones, the little ones, even the long-buried ones—no longer seem so safe. Unravel the Pretty Little Liars’ wildest mysteries in this special box set. But remember, nothing is as it seems in Rosewood . . . <em>Pretty Little Liars Box Set</em> includes books 1 to 4
9783037782675
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Deutsche Lufthansa is one of the most important airlines in the world, with a long and diverse history that goes back to 1926. The visual identity of Lufthansa is just as long and diverse. The beginning of the 1960s saw one of the most important steps in the development of corporate communication. The company employed the designer Otl Aicher and his Gruppe E5 student group to develop a visual identity for Lufthansa. It was substantially realized in 1963 and up until the present day counts as one of the most groundbreaking corporate design solutions of the 20th century. With a focus on the famous brand identity, the design and advertising history of Deutsche Lufthansa from the 1920s to today is comprehensively documented here for the first time. This volume contains numerous illustrations from the corporate archive and background articles and interviews. ILLUSTRATIONS: 300 illustrations
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9780062737434
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BLUEBIRDS IN YOUR BACKYARD! From coast to coast, in every state and province across North America, homeowners can attract bluebirds to their backyards and nearby open areas to nest. In this book, a select group of "bluebird monitors" reveal how it's done: how you can attract bluebirds and, once they begin nesting in your backyard, how you can help ensure that nestlings develop and fledge successfully. Rural yards, suburban yards, even some small city yards can host bluebirds. And yards that don't suit bluebirds may attract chickadees, tree swallows, or one of the other bird species that nest in boxes. This book includes information on all 10 of the cavity-nesting birds most often reported to The Birdhouse Network of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. The experts who offer advice in this book are affiliated with the North American Bluebird Society or are participants in The Birdhouse Network of Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Some of the contributors monitor hundreds of boxes and have fledged thousands of bluebirds; others monitor only a few backyard boxes but have learned many of the secrets of bluebird behavior by observing them closely and continuously.
9789570847376
9781590282755
9780062732767
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A century-old classic of British letters that charmed and fascinated generations of readers with its witty satire of Victorian society and its unique insights, by analogy, into the fourth dimension.
9781474600323
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Istanbul has always been a place where stories and histories collide and crackle, where the idea is as potent as the historical fact. From the Qu'ran to Shakespeare, this city with three names - Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul - resonates as an idea and a place, and overspills its boundaries - real and imagined. Standing as the gateway between the East and West, it has served as the capital of the Roman, Byzantine, Latin and Ottoman Empires. For much of its history it was known simply as The City, but, as Bettany Hughes reveals, Istanbul is not just a city, but a story. In this epic new biography, Hughes takes us on a dazzling historical journey through the many incarnations of one of the world's greatest cities. As the longest-lived political entity in Europe, over the last 6,000 years Istanbul has absorbed a mosaic of micro-cities and cultures all gathering around the core. At the latest count archaeologists have measured forty-two human habitation layers. Phoenicians, Genoese, Venetians, Jews, Vikings, Azeris all called a patch of this earth their home. Based on meticulous research and new archaeological evidence, this captivating portrait of the momentous life of Istanbul is visceral, immediate and scholarly narrative history at its finest.
9781476730639
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The riveting New York Times bestseller about a young man who built more than 250 schools around the world--and the steps anyone can take to lead a successful and significant life. Adam Braun began working summers at hedge funds when he was just sixteen years old, sprinting down the path to a successful Wall Street career. But while traveling he met a young boy begging on the streets of India, who after being asked what he wanted most in the world, simply answered, "A pencil." This small request led to a staggering series of events that took Braun backpacking through dozens of countries before eventually leaving a prestigious job to found Pencils of Promise, the organization he started with just $25 that has since built more than 250 schools around the world. The Promise of a Pencil chronicles Braun's journey to find his calling, as each chapter explains one clear step that every person can take to turn their biggest ambitions into reality. If you feel restless and ready for transition, if you are seeking direction and purpose, this critically acclaimed bestseller is for you. Driven by inspiring stories and shareable insights, this is the book that will give you the tools to make your own life a story worth telling. *All proceeds from this book will support Pencils of Promise.
9789004155695
9780763740375
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This text presents the research and clinical strategies for supporting and improving infant sucking skills in healthy infants and those with anatomical variations, developmental respiratory issues, prematurity, and mild neurological deficits. Each chapter includes clinical photos so the reader can thoroughly visualize and understand the material.
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9782823818192
Quand Games of Thrones rencontre Hunger Games! Dans un monde où l'armée a pris le pouvoir, l'obscurantisme domine, mais deux adolescents vont s'unir pour tenter de renverser ceux qui ont imposé ce règne de la force. Autrefois le royaume était savant et cultivé. Il était partagé entre les Scholars (ceux qui détiennent le savoir) et les Martials (les soldats qui tirent leur puissance de la force brute). Jusqu'au jour où les Martials ont pris violemment le dessus et écrasé les Scholars. Désorma
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9781169554016
9780062330628
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A contemporary novel about three adopted siblings who find each other at just the right moment. Being the middle child has its ups and downs. But for Grace, an only child who was adopted at birth, discovering that she is a middle child is a different ride altogether. After putting her own baby up for adoption, she goes looking for her biological family, including— Maya, her loudmouthed younger bio sister, who has a lot to say about their newfound family ties. Having grown up the snarky brunette in a house full of chipper redheads, she’s quick to search for traces of herself among these not-quite-strangers. And when her adopted family’s long-buried problems begin to explode to the surface, Maya can’t help but wonder where exactly it is that she belongs. And Joaquin, their stoic older bio brother, who has no interest in bonding over their shared biological mother. After seventeen years in the foster care system, he’s learned that there are no heroes, and secrets and fears are best kept close to the vest, where they can’t hurt anyone but him.
9781260026689
9781626231672
9781498701457
9780545044257
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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.
9780062411945
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Here are two adventure-packed novels perfect for introducing middle grade readers to the work of #1 _New York Times_ bestselling author Gordon Korman. _Ungifted_: When Donovan Curtis pulls a major prank at his middle school, he thinks he's finally gone too far. But thanks to a mix-up by one of the administrators, instead of getting in trouble, Donovan is sent to a special program for gifted and talented students. The program couldn't be a more perfectly unexpected hideout for someone like him. But as the students and teachers grow to realize that Donovan may not be good at math or science (or just about anything), he shows that his gifts may be exactly what these students never knew they needed. _Masterminds_: In idyllic Serenity, New Mexico, honesty and integrity are valued above all else. The thirty kids who live there never lie—they know it's a short leap from that to the awful problems of other, less fortunate places. Then one day Eli Frieden bikes to the edge of the city limits and something so crazy and unexpected happens, it changes everything. Action-packed and full of unexpected twists, this new series is perfect for young fans of James Patterson and John Grisham.
9781886212459
9780340963104
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IT IS A TIME OF UNREST IN THE BOOKWORLD. ONLY THE DIPLOMATIC SKILLS OF ACE LITERARY DETECTIVE THURSDAY NEXT CAN AVERT A DEVASTATING GENRE WAR. BUT A WEEK BEFORE THE PEACE TALKS, THURSDAY VANISHES. HAS SHE SIMPLY RETURNED HOME TO THE REALWORLD OR IS THIS SOMETHING MORE SINISTER? ALL IS NOT YET LOST. LIVING AT THE QUIET END OF SPECULATIVE FICTION IS THE WRITTEN THURSDAY NEXT, EAGER TO PROVE HERSELF WORTHY OF HER ILLUSTRIOUS NAMESAKE. THE FICTIONAL THURSDAY IS SOON HOT ON THE TRAIL OF HER FACTUAL ALTER-EGO, AND QUICKLY STUMBLES UPON A PLOT SO FIENDISH THAT IT THREATENS THE VERY BOOKWORLD ITSELF.
9781259861833
9781449688073
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"Offers key information regarding health beliefs and the impact of culture on health and illness. This new edition contains an overview of the predominant cultural competency nursing theories, impact of diversity on health disparities, information on thehealth beliefs of several minority groups, and case studies to enhance student learning. This text is an excellent resource for courses that emphasize health promotion and disease prevention."--
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9780022045104
9781349352685
9781409555674
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The perfect book for the run-up to the festive season, packed with imaginative, inspiring Christmassy activities. The activities are accompanied by clearly illustrated, simple step-by-step instructions. Ideas include Christmas cards and giftwrap, lots of sparkly decorations and mouth-watering seasonal recipes. Includes over 800 stickers for use with the projects in the book or for putting on your own decorations or cards. Ages 4+
9781775070702
9781781943878
9780996099943
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This heartwarming book encourages positive behavior by using the concept of an invisible bucket to show children how easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation and love by "filling buckets." Updated and revised, this 10th anniversary edition will help readers better understand that "bucket dipping" is a negative behavior, not a permanent label. It also explains that it's possible to fill or dip into our own buckets. Original 20016 printing winner of Fifteen Awards and One Additional Honor!
9781634257763
9789570847376
9780857053008
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China. The year is 1200. The Song Empire has been defeated in the north by invading Jurchen forces. Pushed further south, the empire is in danger of collapse and the Chinese population is furious. Now it falls to lone patriots trained in the martial arts to save China. Guo Jing's father was one such hero, killed in defence of his country. His mother was forced to flee to the edges of the empire, where Guo Jing was brought up fighting with Genghis Khan. Yang Kang, Guo Jing's sworn brother since birth, grew up to a different fate among the enemy. Enter Qiu Chuji, a Taoist priest famed for his martial prowess and burning patriotism. Enlisting the help of the eccentric band of martial artists known as the Seven Freaks of the South, he must find the two young men and train them in a way befitting the memory of their fathers, to take back China. Translated from the Chinese by Anna Holmwood
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Featuring a funny festive tale starring the aliens as they meet - and fall in love with - Panta Claus, this is a five-book collection that will have your children laughing their pants off!Pirates, Aliens, Dinosaurs... they all love Underpants - and so will you with this funny collection that comes in its own stylish cloth bag adorned with the beloved Aliens Love Underpants characters.Written by Claire Freedman and illustrated by Ben Cort, these bold and bright picture books are sure to entertain any toddler as they discover just how funny aliens find underpants and how they saved the world; join the Pants Pirates on their quest for the Pants of Gold; and enjoy some prehistoric pants-based pandemonium in Dinosaurs Love Underpants.This is a rip-roaring collection of books that are just perfect for reading together.
9780021911493
9781407148779
NT$155.02 AbeBooks
A brilliant box set of the first six fantastic 'Tom Gates' books. Each book takes the form of Tom's battered homework diary and is crammed with his stories and scribbles.
9781473658127
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The seminal book featuring the original GROW model COACHING FOR PERFORMANCE is the institution of the coaching profession. This landmark text has now undergone the largest revision yet in its history to bring it fully up to date for today's professionals. With a focus on coaching as a way of being rather than a temporary process, this new edition explains how coaching can have a profound effect on the culture of an organisation. No longer an activity conducted in isolation by a select few managers, coaching impacts the growth of the whole company as well as the personal growth of the individual. This new edition includes a Foreword by John McFarlane, Chairman of Barclays and TheCityUK. New chapters on culture change demonstrate how to build a high performance culture in any type of organisation and measure the results. Extensive illustrative material has been added; the visuals are those used in coaching training programmes by Performance Consultants International, one of the pioneering global firms in coaching, leadership development and performance improvement. Terminology has been revised throughout to align with that used by the International Coach Federation and a new full glossary of terms serves to make this the definitive book on the topic. The influential GROW model (Goals, Reality, Options, Will) featured in the book is supported by new international studies and examples which are included throughout, ensuring that this edition will stay at the forefront of professional coaching and leadership development.
9781546581734
9780262035828
9780544445789
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This four-volume, deluxe pocket boxed set contains J.R.R. Tolkien's epic masterworks "The Hobbit "and the three volumes of "The Lord of the Rings "("The Fellowship of the Ring," "The Two Towers," and "The Return of the King"). Each book features a leatherette cover with stamped title and all four books are held in a leatherette bound box with gold foil stamping. Shrinkwrapped. In"The Hobbit," Bilbo Baggins is whisked away from his comfortable, unambitious life in Hobbiton by the wizard Gandalf and a company of dwarves. He finds himself caught up in a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon. "The Lord of the Rings "tells of the great quest undertaken by Frodo Baggins and the Fellowship of the Ring: Gandalf the wizard; the hobbits Merry, Pippin, and Sam; Gimli the dwarf; Legolas the elf; Boromir of Gondor; and a tall, mysterious stranger called Strider. J.R.R. Tolkien's three volume masterpiece is at once a classic myth and a modern fairy tale a story of high and heroic adventure set in the unforgettable landscape of Middle-earth."
9780062692597
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Featuring beloved characters such as the Little Mermaid, Thumbelina, and the Snow Queen, a deluxe full-color edition of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairytales, illustrated with stunning drawings and interactive artwork from MinaLima, the award-winning design studio behind the graphics for the Harry Potter film franchise-the perfect companion for fans of the Disney live-action film The Little Mermaid which will include a mix of songs from Hamilton‘s Lin-Manuel Miranda and Alan Menken.Nearly two hundred years after its publication in 1837, Hans Christian Andersen's timeless fairytales continue to inspire young imaginations. This beautiful unabridged edition brings together many of the Danish writer's favorite stories that have become literary classics, including "The Little Mermaid", "Thumbelina", "The Snow Queen", "The Princess and the Pea", "The Ugly Duckling", "The Emperor's New Clothes", and more.The thirteen stories in The Little Mermaid and Other Fairy Tales are illustrated with specially commissioned artwork and ten exclusive interactive features including:, *A dial with six mermaids, *A Duckling transforming into a swan, *Mattresses that pull away to reveal a pea, *The Snow Queen's palaceGorgeously designed, this keepsake illustrated edition-the fourth book in Harper Design's series of reimagined children's classics-will be treasured by readers of all ages for generations to come.
9783791383149
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It's the ultimate guide to job satisfaction, filled with practical advice on developing and driving a working life you love. Bursting with actionable tips, this book outlines an agenda for making and managing money, setting goals, and establishing success-oriented routines, with worksheets, exercises, and fool-proof "how-to" sections to help chart your course. From the lowdown on launching your own venture to a bullet-point checklist for an essential self-care regime, it will teach you to manage any dilemmas that crop up, and take the stress out of setting a budget. This no-nonsense manual comes packed with author Phoebe Lovatt's personal insights from her own career as a successful freelance journalist, moderator, and founder of The WW Club, the leading digital resource and global community for working women worldwide. It also includes words of wisdom from various creatives and industry leaders, such as Teen Vogue editor Elaine Welteroth, WAH Nails founder Sharmadean Reid, The Gentlewoman's Editor-in-Chief Penny Martin, and rising fashion designer Sandy Liang.Whether a first-time freelancer, budding businesswoman, or dedicated professional looking to enhance your prospects, The Working Woman's Handbook is a go-to career and lifestyle guide for ambitious young women everywhere.
9780955541360
9780393058000
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Inside this eagerly awaited third volume readers will find: A Study in Scarlet, The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Sign of Four and The Valley of Fear. As a stand- alone volume or as a companion to the boxed short stories, this classic work illuminates the timeless genius of Sir Conan Doyle for an entirely new generation.
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9780913582251
9781976215087
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Practice and Feedback for Deeper Learning studies five strategies and 26 specific tactics to promote deeper learning and application from practice and feedback in adult instruction. If you build instructional materials for an applied adult audience, you NEED this book Practice and feedback are two of the most essential elements of instruction and getting them right is the difference between instruction that doesn't connect and deep learning and application. Practice is where people go from what to how. Feedback offers information needed for next steps. How we implement these two critical elements make all the difference and this book shows how. The strategies and tactics come from training and adult learning research and were selected because of their impact on training and learning outcomes. The five strategies are: Strategy 1: Analyze the Job Context Strategy 2: Practice for Self-direction Strategy 3: Practice for Transfer Strategy 4: Practice for Remembering Strategy 5: Give Effective Feedback These are the strategies and tactics needed to make instruction more relevant and responsive to today's changing workplace and needs. The book is filled with examples, checklists, and job aids to help you apply the tactics in your own situation.
9781433827105
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Very hot and sexy mature women on lots of hi-res photos in this adult picture eBook. Enjoy the beauty and kinkyness of mature women knowing exactly, what they want showing their boobs and busty erotic bodies naked. If you like mature women you find the right series with this adult photo ebook series. Over 150 premium Sexphotos!
9781925321852
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Paul Robeson was an actor and performer, a champion athlete, a committed communist, a brilliant speaker, and a passionate activist for social justice in America, Europe, and Australia. Hailed as the most famous African American of his time, he sang with a voice that left audiences weeping, and, for a period, had the entire world at his feet – and then lost everything for the sake of his principles. Robeson’s storied life took him from North Carolina plantations to Hollywood; from the glittering stages of London to the coal-mining towns of Wales; from the violent frontiers of the Spanish Civil War to bleak prison cells in the Soviet Union; from Harlem’s jazz-infused neighbourhoods to the courtroom of the McCarthy hearings. Yet privately Robeson was a troubled figure, burdened by his role as a symbol for the African American people and an international advocate for the working class. His tragedy was to battle ambition and uncertainty, ultimately clinging to his beliefs even as the world changed around him. As optimistic ideals of communism turned to repression under the Cold War, his public decline mirrored that of the world around him. Today Robeson is largely unknown, a figure lost to footnotes and grainy archival footage. But his life, which followed the currents of the twentieth century, reveals how the traumas of the past still shape the present. Jeff Sparrow follows the ghosts and echoes of Robeson’s career, tracing his path through countries and decades, to explore the contemporary resonances of his politics and passions. From Black Lives Matter to Putin’s United Russia, Sparrow explores questions of race and representation in America, political freedom in Moscow, and the legacy of fascism and communism in Europe. Weaving travelogue with biography, In Search of Paul Robeson is a story of political ardour, heritage, and trauma — a luminous portrait of a man and an urgent reflection on the politics that define us today.
9789576384127
9780878939275
NT$105.70 Blackwell's NT$112.52 Book Depository NT$123.49 AbeBooks NT$130.30 Fishpond NT$141.70 Better World Books
Biological Psychology, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive survey of the biological bases of behaviour designed for undergraduates enrolled in biological psychology, physiological psychology, or behavioural neuroscience courses. It offers a broad perspective, encompassing lucid descriptions of behaviour, evolutionary history, development, proximate mechanisms, and applications. What's New in This Edition: * A special feature called 'The Cutting Edge' highlights important discoveries, relating the latest findings while illustrating the logic and methodology of experimentation and hypothesis testing. * Each chapter now ends with a newly created 'Visual Summary,' a poster-like layout that organizes the material graphically and directs students to the figures that reinforce each point. * As always, the book has an outstanding full-colour art program, including hundreds of original illustrations that make it easy to understand structures, mechanisms, and processes in the brain. For the Seventh Edition, all of the figures have been revised to achieve a contemporary graphic look. * Over 400 new citations keep the text current and an excellent resource. Thorough and reader-friendly, Biological Psychology, Seventh Edition reveals the fascinating interactions of brain and behaviour. The book is supplemented by two online study resources: The continuously updated Biological Psychology NewsLink site (biopsychology.com/news) provides links to thousands of news stories in the field, while t
9780815367185
9780753722497
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This book is one of a series entitled 'First Experiences' which will help young children deal with the fears and practical problems involved in facing something for the first time. The simple, reassuring stories and sympathetic pictures prepare children, providing parents with an ideal and natural way in which to introduce and talk about these situations.
9781473616929
NT$45.04 Blackwell's
John Grisham's newest legal thriller takes you inside a law firm that shouldn't exist. Law students Mark, Todd and Zola wanted to change the world - to make it a better place. But these days these three disillusioned friends spend a lot of time hanging out in The Rooster Bar, the place where Todd serves drinks. As third-year students, they realise they have been duped. They all borrowed heavily to attend a law school so mediocre that its graduates rarely pass the bar exam, let alone get good jobs. And when they learn that their school is one of a chain owned by a shady New York hedge-fund operator who also happens to own a bank specialising in student loans, the three realise they have been caught up in The Great Law School Scam. So they begin plotting a way out. Maybe there's a way to escape their crushing debt, expose the bank and the scam, and make a few bucks in the process. But to do so, they have to leave law school, pretend they are qualified and go into battle with a billionaire and the FBI . . . Ingenious, immersive and page-turning, The Rooster Bar is a John Grisham legal thriller bar none.
9784990445409
9781465450944
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Contains an EXCLUSIVE brand-new minifigure! LEGO® NINJAGO(tm): Character Encyclopedia , a New York Times bestseller, has been updated and expanded with 48 brand-new pages of LEGO NINJAGO minifigures and sets, making it the ultimate book for your little ninja. Read each character's ninja file to learn what makes each one special and unique, and find out which weapon each ninja uses. From Ninja to Nindroid, each character has a brilliantly photographed page filled with amazing facts and trivia, like which minifigure is the rarest and which minifigure can be found in the most LEGO NINJAGO sets. Explore the vehicles, weapons, and locations that make up the LEGO NINJAGO world. Discover everything there is to know about the Masters of Spinjitzu in DK's updated and expanded LEGO NINJAGO: Character Encyclopedia . LEGO, the LEGO logo, NINJAGO, the Brick and Knob configuration and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. © 2016 The LEGO Group. Produced by DK Publishing under license from the LEGO Group.
9783822845011
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In the 20th century, when pornography made its debut in the film world with its aura of improvisation and amateurishness, it had a caustic challenging quality, a freshness and a natural authenticity. By becoming industrialized and codified, it then let itself be confined in the twofold ghetto of distribution and its related rituals, churning out a pantomime of crude, unexciting, formatted images. Eroticism has always had "better press," especially since it has often been "involved" with literature and great authors have laid sacrifices on its altar. However, limited by censorship, above all self-censorship, to a restrictive representation of sex, it sentenced itself to insipidness and self-mutilation, believing it could find a way out in vain, repetitive sophistication, paradoxically proving, much to the satisfaction of moralists, that since monotony is always born out of uniformity, prefabricated pornography and eroticism have become, and remain boring. This realization inspires an artist like Roy Stuart. Taking advantage of Western society's relative freedom, he has investigated the use that can be made of this dilemma.A photographer and film-maker, switching from printed to moving image, he seeks to liberate the image from its final taboos, to escape the conventional representation of sex. But, more than anything else, he has an artistic project, eroticism and beyond voyeurism, he strives to explore the female body, attitudes, instincts, and dreams. In his new book, the fifth to date, he hones this exploration into something more forthright, close to film. The photos "tell" short stories, like short films, and the models become actors, their movements caught in freeze frame studies, between portrait and narrative. Sex is more explicit, while retaining some of the mystery characteristic of erotic images. A DVD, which comes with the book, contains several scenes from which the photos are taken, with extracts from the "Glimpse" DVD series and Stuart's full length feature film, "The Lost Door". The overall impression produced by this work is that Stuart has introduced eroticism into pornography, or vice versa. He clouds issues, confuses codes, disorientates and takes risks, all the while behaving as an artist who is exploring a new middle road - fusional, original and hard to follow, but promising.Somewhere between simplistic X-rated films and pure eroticism, between trivial reality and abortive dreams, he seeks and finds a third way, Roy's way, the royal way.
9781328661593
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Ursula K. Le Guin has taken readers to imaginary worlds for decades. Now she's in the last great frontier of life, old age, and exploring new literary territory: the blog, a forum where her voice--sharp, witty, as compassionate as it is critical--shines. No Time to Spare collects the best of Ursula's online writing, presenting perfectly crystallized dispatches on what matters to her now, her concerns with this world, and her unceasing wonder at it: "How rich we are in knowledge, and in all that lies around us yet to learn. Billionaires, all of us."
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Hildegarde Withers heads for Catalina Island when a man is murdered on a passenger plane in full sight of the other passengers and yet no one saw him die. First published in 1933.
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I Knew You Could! A Book for All the Stops in Your Life
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Discover why housestaff and faculty worldwide depend on this best-selling medical text - both in print and eBook format! Concise and user-friendly, The Washington Manual® of Medical Therapeutics, 35th Edition, focuses on the essential information you need to know for successful patient care. Written by residents who are assisted by faculty co-authors and an outstanding editorial team, this must-have reference presents brief, logical approaches to diagnosis and management of commonly encountered medical conditions, including new therapies that improve patient outcomes. Thoroughly updated throughout, the 2nd Edition provides a clear view of the challenges faced by residents, interns, medical students, and other practitioners, plus offers practical solutions, and expert guidance - all in one convenient and easily accessible source. Features: Thoroughly updated to reflect the increasing and ever-changing advances in medical technology and therapeutics. Comprehensive coverage addresses all areas of medicine and the core subspecialties, including neurology and toxicology content available online. Concise, practical format features a brief discussion of pathophysiology, an evidence-based presentation of current therapies, and need-to-know diagnostic and therapeutic guidance from global experts. Easy-to-follow guidelines, diagrams, and algorithms assist in the diagnosis, investigation, and management of frequently encountered medical conditions. Edited by Internal Medicine Chief Residents from the Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Now with the print edition, enjoy the bundled interactive eBook edition, which can be downloaded to your tablet and smartphone or accessed online and includes features like: Complete content with enhanced navigation Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that pull results from content in the book, your notes, and even the web Cross-linked pages, references, and more for easy navigation Highlighting tool for easier reference of key content throughout the text Ability to take and share notes with friends and colleagues Quick reference tabbing to save your favorite content for future use The Washington Manual® is a registered mark belonging to Washington University in St. Louis to which international legal protection applies. The mark is used in this publication by LWW under license from Washington University.
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The landmark guide to internal medicine— updated and streamlined for today’s students and clinicians A Doody's Core Title for 2015. All eChapters in the Nineteenth Edition are accessible online as well as on the DVD packaged within the print volumes, so you have the flexibility of using the method of access most convenient to you. Through six decades, no resource has matched the authority, esteemed scholarship, and scientific rigor of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine. Capturing the countless advances and developments across the full span of medicine, the new 19th edition of Harrison’s provides a complete update of essential content related to disease pathogenesis, clinical trials, current diagnostic methods and imaging approaches, evidence-based practice guidelines, and established and newly approved treatment methods. Here are just a few of the outstanding features of the new Nineteenth Edition: Presented in two volumes: Volume 1 is devoted to foundational principles, cardinal manifestations of disease and approach to differential diagnosis; Volume 2 covers disease pathogenesis and treatment NEW chapters on important topics such as Men’s Health, The Impact of Global Warming on Infectious Diseases, Fatigue, and many more Critical updates in management and therapeutics in Hepatitis, Coronary Artery Disease, Ebola Virus Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Diabetes, Hypertension, Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism, Acute and Chronic Kidney Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Lipoprotein Disorders, HIV and AIDS, and more. Increased number of the popular Harrison’s clinical algorithms; clinically relevant radiographic examples spanning hundreds of diseases; clinical-pathological images in full color; crystal clear, full color drawings and illustrations and helpful tables and summary lists that make clinical application of the content faster than ever Access to outstanding multi-media resources including practical videos demonstrating essential bedside procedures, physical examination techniques, endoscopic findings, cardiovascular findings, and more Supporting the renowned coverage are supplemental resources that reflect and assist modern medical practice: more than 1,000 full-color photographs to aid visual recognition skills, hundreds of state-of-the-art radiographs, from plain film to 3D CT to PET Scans; beautiful illustrations that bring applied anatomy and processes to life; the renowned Harrison’s patient-care algorithms, essential summary tables, and practical demonstrative videos. In addition, the book’s several digital atlases highlight noninvasive imaging, percutaneous revascularization, gastrointestinal endoscopy, diagnosis and management of vasculitis, and numerous other issues commonly encountered in clinical practice. Acclaim for Harrison’s: “Covering nearly every possible topic in the field of medicine, the book begins with a phenomenal overview of clinical medicine, discussing important topics such as global medicine, decision-making in clinical practice, the concepts of disease screening and prevention, as well as the importance of medical disorders in specific groups (e.g. women, surgical patients, end of life). The extensive chapters that follow focus on a symptom-based presentation of disease and then illness organized by organ system. Numerous tables, graphs, and figures add further clarity to the text. The accompanying DVD includes extensive video and image collections of pathology, histology, procedures, additional lectures, and radiology... ...Written by experts in the field, this book is updated with the latest advances in pathophysiology and treatment. It is organized in a way that makes reading from beginning to end a logical journey, yet each chapter can stand alone as a quick reference on a particular topic. “
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A 50th-anniversary edition of the classic coming-of-age story follows the misadventures of 11-year-old Harriet, whose friendships are tested when her not-so-generous notebook observations are discovered. Includes tributes by such authors as Judy Blume, Meg Cabot and Lois Lowry.
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Collects graphic art produced by the designer Lou Dortsman for CBS advertisements, brochures, and promotional materials
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A 50th-anniversary edition of the classic coming-of-age story follows the misadventures of 11-year-old Harriet, whose friendships are tested when her not-so-generous notebook observations are discovered. Includes tributes by such authors as Judy Blume, Meg Cabot and Lois Lowry.
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After rising rapidly to the top of national best-seller lists, first-time author Vladimir Megr has some explaining to do.
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