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Kafka Comes to America: Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror
A public defender�s dedicated struggle to rescue two innocent men from the recent Kafkaesque practices of our vandalized justice system �Our government can make you disappear.� Those were the words Steven Wax never imagined he would hear himself say. In his twenty-nine years as a public defender, Wax had never had to warn a client that he or she might be taken away to a military brig, or worse, a �black site,� one of our country�s dreaded secret prisons. How had our country come t... more info>>
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Knock Knock Jokes For Kids
Kids just love those knock knock jokes, They're funny and easy to remember, just perfect for the perfect for the soon to be stand up comedian in your house.
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Lessons from San Quentin: Everything I Needed to Know about Life I Learned in Prison
Real-estate entrepreneur Bill Dallas's charmed life changed dramatically when he was charged, convicted, and sentenced to five years in prison for grand-theft embezzlement. Lessons from San Quentin tells the amazing true story of how one man's life was changed for the better due to the hardships encountered at the legendary maximum-security prison. Using stories and reflections from life on the inside, Bill teaches 12 core principles that will inspire readers to use tough times to develop the ch... more info>>
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Let's Talk Dogs
With twenty-six years of experience in the breeding and exhibition of purebred dogs, the author shares with her readers everything she has learned, from offering advice in acquiring a first puppy, to training, exhibition, breeding, health, and old age. In clear and concise language, with easy-to-follow instructions and simple explanations to both common and not-so-common problems one might encounter, this book offers dog owners everywhere a handy reference guide for the care and rearing of the p... more info>>
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Life is too Short
As author Ana Antunes journeys through life, she offers her unique view of the world. Life IS too short... is an intimate look upon a metaphysical approach with an entertaining and exotic travel throughout the feedbacks and many insights the book offers. The author's intention is to reunify Science and Religion, believed to be once One Truth. In our Modern Age, we have traveled from one extreme to another. The author hopes to educate, although not convert, people to the enlightenment of the cele... more info>>
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Madame Blavatsky: The Woman Behind the Myth
Recklessly brilliant, Helena Petrovna Blavatsky scandalized her 19th century world with a controversial new religion that tried to synthesize Eastern and Western philosophies. If her contemporaries saw her as a freak, a charlatan, and a snake oil salesman, she viewed herself as a special person born for great things. She firmly believed that it was her destiny to enlighten the world. Rebelliously breaking conventions, she was the antithesis of a pious religious leader. She cursed, smoked, o... more info>>
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Made Up Mayhem
Award-winning author Pauline Baird Jones has been committing fictional murder for almost ten years. This author of eight novels of action-adventure, suspense, romantic suspense and comedy-mystery now shares her expertise in a series of writer's handbooks. Made Up Mayhem gives writers the basic tools needed to craft a successful suspense novel. From a book's initial concept to plot, characters and setting, Pauline gives many examples from her own best-selling novels. This handbook also includes g... more info>>
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Magic for Your Writing: Help for the Aspiring Writer
Magic is defined as that essence of imagination projecting us into the world of fantasy. Adult readers have a difficult time tapping into their hidden "child", whereas adult moviegoers fare much better. Why? The answers will be found in this reference manual, Magic for Your Writing, a collection of tips and techniques that can make a striking and beneficial difference in your novel no matter the genre. Aimed primarily at struggling writers who are spinning their wheels, the manual will be helpfu... more info>>
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Make Winning a Habit : 20 Best Practices of the World's Greatest Sales Forces
A master of the complex sale and a bestselling author, Rick Page is also one of the most experienced sales consultants and trainers in the world. Make Winning A Habit defines the gap between what companies know to do and how they consistently perform. Page clearly identifies five "Ts" of transformation: Talent, Technique, Teamwork, Technology and Trust. These five elements, when fully developed and integrated into the sales and marketing organization, begin to create the habit of winning over c... more info>>
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Make Your Own Change
After you've restored a hump-roofed, rump-sprung wreck of a Broken House, withstood the eccentricities of in-laws, willful kids, offbeat neighbors, obstinent hired hands, live-in ghost and established a craft shop, featuring Timothy, a wooden rocking horse with personality but who can't seem to hold onto his eyes and tail--what do you do for an encore? Wright decided to write a book about her crazy experiences. Memoir by Nancy Means Wright; originally published by Down East Books
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Man About the Kitchen: Recipes for the Reluctant Chef
Man About the Kitchen is designed to introduce men of all ages to the kitchen and to transform them with minimal pain into competent cooks. Recipe 21: The Male Cook This is becoming more popular, but has been a rarity in the past. Ingredients: This Book A Man A Kitchen First of all, show the man where the kitchen is, and sit him in a quiet corner with a copy of this book. Leave for fifteen minutes, then explain to him that it really is his turn to do the cooking. Argue briefly, then hand him a s... more info>>
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Marriage Is a Bad Habit
When Ruth Dickson released her 1967 book MARRIED MEN MAKE THE BEST LOVERS, it went off like a bombshell. Defenders of the "sanctity" of marriage rose up to dismiss her frank, innovative, thoroughly researched book. But why? Why cling to the broken ritual of marriage? What comfort is there in a crumbling institution held together by meaningless tradition and out of touch patriarchy? In this thoughtful follow-up, Dickson examines marriage itself. As she explains, "It's no secret that the divorce ... more info>>
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Married Men Make the Best Lovers
If you're going to adopt a philosophy to live by, make it one that gets your heart pumping and unleashes your spirit of adventure! E-Reads re-releases a classic, smart and sassy advice book from the 1960's, the heyday of the sexual revolution. As one of the most outspoken leaders of the movement, Ruth Dickson unleashes a wicked mind, a razor-edged wit and the freewheeling attitude that made her one of the most popular writers of the day. After years of personal research, she offers pointed ad... more info>>
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McGraw-Hill's Conquering LSAT Logic Games
Conquer the LSAT logic games with the help of elite Harvard Law School studentsThe LSAT's logic games section is anything but fun and games. These questions, which describe some situation involving six or seven people and then ask you, "If Chris is first in line, then who must be third?" or "If Anna sees the doctor on Monday, who sees the doctor on Tuesday?" strike terror into the hearts of many LSAT-takers. But if you're one of them, don't despair--you've found the expert help you're looking fo... more info>>
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Medical Terminology Demystified
There's no easier, faster, or more practical way to learn the really tough subjects Medical Terminology Demystified covers all the basic terms of disease and injury, abnormal anatomy and physiology, surgical techniques, drugs, and other therapies--in the context of real, practical health issues. This self-teaching guide comes complete with key points, background information, quizzes at the end of each chapter, and even a final exam.  
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Melmoth Reconciled
There is a special variety of human nature obtained in the Social Kingdom by a process analogous to that of the gardener’s craft in the Vegetable Kingdom, to wit, by the forcing-house--a species of hybrid which can be raised neither from seed nor from slips. This product is known as the Cashier, an anthropomorphous growth, watered by religious doctrine, trained up in fear of the guillotine, pruned by vice, to flourish on a third floor with an estimable wife by his side and an uninteresting ... more info>>
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Memos From Purgatory
Hemingway said, "A man should never write what he doesn't know." In the mid-fifties, Harlan Ellison--kicked out of college and hungry to write--went to New York to start his writing career. It was a time of street gangs, rumbles, kids with switchblades and zip guns made from car radio antennas. Ellison was barely out of his teens himself, but he took a phony name, moved into Brooklyn's dangerous Red Hook section and managed to con his way into a "bopping club." What he experienced (and the time ... more info>>
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Mind Over Golf
There's an interesting point at which the psychological and technical sides of golf meet--and Tom Nieporte and Don Sauers discover this by talking with America's leading golf professionals. The tips provided in this book will help golfers of any level discover or regain confidence that will drop strokes off of every golfer's score. Any golfer must know how to master the eight major golfing skills, and from this book golfers will learn how easy it is to turn handicapping weaknesses into winning s... more info>>
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My Brother Gary
My younger brother Gary is a charming, humorous, articulate, romantic adventurer and warrior. He's one of those types of men the rest of us admire and fantasize about, wishing we could be more like them. In the olden days, he would have been a Mountain Man or a Knight or perhaps even a Pirate or Buccaneer. In any era, he would always have been one of the first to cross the mountains, the wide rivers or brave the unexplored oceans. Even today, in the late autumn of his life, he's always doing som... more info>>
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Nanotechnology Demystified
Get up to speed on nanotechnology and the many biological, chemical, physical, environmental, and political aspects of this developing science.
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Networking for Career Success
Here's the perfect self-teaching guide to help anyone master differential equations--a common stumbling block for students looking to progress to advanced topics in both science and math.
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Nina Kosterina: A Young Communist in Stalinist Russia
Nina Kosterina was born in a revolutionary camp as the Bolsheviks took over Russia in 1920s. She beat the odds of survival during the harsh early years and emerged in the 1930s as a young Communist woman in love with her country, her family, her city, her friends, politics, art and life. Even when Joseph Stalin's regime tore apart her family and imprisoned her father, she remained loyal to her country and joined an elite group of young women turned guerilla soldiers when the Germans invaded Russ... more info>>
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No Hurry To Get Home
Originally published in 1970, under the title Times and Places* *a memoir, this book is an anthology of twenty-three of her articles from The New Yorker, published between 1937 and 1970. Well-reviewed upon first publication, the book was re-published under the current title in 2000 with a Foreword by Sheila McGrath, a long-time colleague of hers at The New Yorker, and an Introduction by Ken Cuthbertson, author of Nobody Said Not to Go: The Life, Loves and Adventures of Emily Hahn. One of the p... more info>>
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No, He's Not A Monkey, He's An Ape and He's My Son
This book answers the question that's on everybody's mind: "What's it like to raise a chimpanzee in Manhattan?" Hester Mundis's hilarious memoir NO, HE'S NOT A MONKEY, HE'S AN APE AND HE'S MY SON is the complete guide to raising a chimp in the heart of urban America. Join Hester, her husband, their terrifying attack dog Ahab, and the funniest monkey--excuse us, APE--ever to occupy an apartment on the Upper West Side of New York City in this true adventure of woman versus beast.
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Odds Against Tomorrow
The situation is a nightmare waiting to happen--a racist ex-con gets drawn into the planning of a heist by a crooked ex-cop, and they are forced to include a young black man who is in debt to a mobster. What can go wrong does go wrong in Odds Against Tomorrow, a bleak, mesmerizing thriller by William P. McGivern, published in 1957 and reminiscent of the novels of W.R. Burnett. An ex-con named Earl Slater and a disgraced former cop named Dave Burke agree to work together to rob a small bank in a ... more info>>
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