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Lonely Planet New York City (City Guide)
Carolina A. Miranda
“New York is much more than the gateway to opportunity – it’s a city of triumph, a capital of exploration and experimentation; a place where one is truly free to be themselves.” – Brandon Presser, Lonely Planet Writer Our Promise You can trust our travel information because Lonely Planet authors visit the places we write about, each and every edition. We never accept freebies for positive coverage so you can rely on us to tell it ...
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: California
"DK Eyewitness Travel Guide California" helps you get the most from your visit to this unique US state. You'll find in-depth detail on all the important sights with maps, photos and illustrations. There's 3D maps and cutaways for all the major sights plus advice on surfing, visiting wineries, national parks, beaches, shopping, art and museums. Information on tours, cruises, hiking and tips on getting around make exploring the place effortless. ...
The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters
Everyone knew it was crazy to try to extract oil and natural gas buried in shale rock deep below the ground. Everyone, that is, except a few reckless wildcatters - who risked their careers to prove the world wrong. Things looked grim for American energy in 2006. Oil production was in steep decline and natural gas was hard to find. The Iraq War threatened the nation’s already tenuous relations with the Middle East. China was ...
A breathtaking discovery at the top of the world… A terrifying collision of modern science and Native American legend… The electrifying new thriller from bestselling author Lincoln Child. Alaska's Federal Wildlife Zone is one of the most dangerous and inhospitable places on Earth. For paleoecologist Evan Marshall, an expedition to the Zone offers an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study the mounting effects of climate change. But once ...
The Promise of Stardust
William Morrow Paperbacks, 2013
Priscille Sibley’s The Promise of Stardust is a haunting and unforgettable debut novel about life and death and love, set against a moral dilemma that may leave you questioning your own beliefs. Matt Beaulieu has loved Elle McClure since he was two years old. Now married and expecting their first child, Elle suffers a fatal accident. To keep the baby alive, Matt goes against his wife’s wishes and keeps his wife on life support. But ...
Security Analysis: Principles and Techniques
"Graham's ideas inspired the investment community for nearly a century."-- Smart Money "Graham's method of investing is as relevant today as it was when he first espoused it during the Roaring Twenties."-- Investor's Business Daily Benjamin Graham's revolutionary theories have influenced and inspired investors for nearly 70 years. First published in 1934, his Security Analysis is still considered to be the value investing bible for ...
Twenty-five years ago, Herb Kelleher reinvented air travel when he founded Southwest Airlines, where the planes are painted like killer whales, a typical company maxim is "Hire people with a sense of humor," and in-flight meals are never served--just sixty million bags of peanuts a year. By sidestepping "reengineering," "total quality management," and other management philosophies and employing its own brand of business success, Kelleher's ...
Lone Wolf: A Novel
Atria/Emily Bestler Books, 2012
THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING SENSATION TELLS A PROVOCATIVE STORY ABOUT FAMILY SECRETS, LOVE, AND LETTING GO IN HER UNFORGETTABLE NEW TOUR DE FORCE. On an icy winter night, a terrible accident forces a family divided to come together and make a fateful decision. Cara, once protected by her father, Luke, is tormented by a secret that nobody knows. Her brother, Edward, has secrets of his own. He has kept them hidden, but now they may come ...
Terminal City (Alex Cooper)
With her newest Alexandra Cooper novel, Terminal City , New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein delivers another breakneck thriller that captures the essence of New York Cityits glamour, its possibilities, and its endless capacity for darkness. Linda Fairstein is well-known for illuminating the dark histories in many of New York’s forgotten cornersand sometimes in the city’s most popular landmarks. In Terminal City , ...
Security Analysis: Sixth Edition, Foreword by Warren Buffett (Security Analysis Prior Editions)
"A road map for investing that I have now been following for 57 years." --From the Foreword by Warren E. Buffett First published in 1934, Security Analysis is one of the most influential financial books ever written. Selling more than one million copies through five editions, it has provided generations of investors with the timeless value investing philosophy and techniques of Benjamin Graham and David L. Dodd. As relevant today as when ...
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Chicago
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Chicago will lead you through the best attractions the city has to offer, including fully illustrated coverage of all the major sights from Lincoln Park Zoo to the Art Institute of Chicago. The fully updated guide includes unique illustrated cutaways, floor plans, and reconstructions of the city's architecture, plus a pull-out city map clearly marked with attractions from the guidebook and an easy-to-use street ...
Consciousness Beyond Life: The Science of the Near-Death Experience
Pim van Lommel
In Consciousness Beyond Life , the internationally renowned cardiologist Dr. Pim van Lommel offers ground-breaking research into whether or not our consciousness survives the death of our body. If you enjoy books about near-death experiences, such as those by Raymond Moody, Jeffrey Long, and James Van Praagh; watch televisions shows like Ghosthunters, Touched by an Angel , and Ghost Whisperer ; or are interested in works that ...
The Puzzle Palace: Inside the National Security Agency, America's Most Secret Intelligence Organization
In this remarkable tour de force of investigative reporting, James Bamford exposes the inner workings of America's largest, most secretive, and arguably most intrusive intelligence agency. The NSA has long eluded public scrutiny, but The Puzzle Palace penetrates its vast network of power and unmasks the people who control it, often with shocking disregard for the law. With detailed information on the NSA's secret role in the Korean ...
Europe For Dummies
For Dummies Travel guides are the ultimate user-friendly trip planners, combining the broad appeal and time-tested features of the For Dummies series with up-to-the-minute advice and information from the experts at Frommer's. Small trim size for use on-the-go Focused coverage of only the best hotels and restaurants in all price ranges The fun and easy way to explore Europe From great museums and historic sights to fabulous food and ...
Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72
Hunter S. Thompson
Simon & Schuster
Forty years after its original publication, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72 remains a cornerstone of American political journalism and one of the bestselling campaign books of all time. Hunter S. Thompson’s searing account of the battle for the 1972 presidency—from the Democratic primaries to the eventual showdown between George McGovern and Richard Nixon—is infused with the characteristic wit, intensity, and emotional ...
Understanding Dying, Death, and Bereavement
Michael R. Leming
George E. Dickinson
Using a social-psychological approach, this edition remains solidly grounded in theory and research, but places greater emphasis on the individual and coping with death and dying. These two well-known authors and researchers integrate stimulating personal accounts throughout the text, and apply concepts to specific examples that deal with cross cultural perspectives and the practical matters of death and dying.
AIA Guide to New York City
Oxford University Press, USA
Hailed as "extraordinarily learned" ( New York Times ), "blithe in spirit and unerring in vision," ( New York Magazine ), and the "definitive record of New York's architectural heritage" (Municipal Art Society), Norval White and Elliot Willensky's book is an essential reference for everyone with an interest in architecture and those who simply want to know more about New York City. First published in 1968, the AIA Guide to New York City ...
Seeing Trees: Discover the Extraordinary Secrets of Everyday Trees
Nancy R. Hugo
Have you ever seen the delicate flowers of a red maple? The emerging leaves of a tulip poplar? The twigs of a beech? When you look at a tree up close, you begin to appreciate trees in a whole new way. Seeing Trees invites readers to watch trees with the care and sensitivity that birdwatchers watch birds. Focusing on 10 common trees of North America, Nancy Ross Hugo highlights the rewards of tree viewing and describes some of the most visually ...
Because . . . Someone I Love Has Cancer: Kids' Activity Book
American Cancer Society
American Cancer Society, 2002
This inspired publication is designed to address the basic goals of therapeutic support for children who have a loved one with cancer. Featuring five self-sharpening crayons to inspire creativity, this activity book also includes a 16-page removable guide for caregivers with family and group activities, as well as activities that offer ways to discover inner strengths and enhance self-esteem.
The Lion's Game
Grand Central Publishing
Detective John Corey, last seen in Plum Island, now faces his toughest assignment yet: the pursuit and capture of the world's most dangerous terrorist -- a young Arab known as "The Lion" who has baffled a federal task force and shows no sign of stopping in his quest for revenge against the American pilots who bombed Libya and killed his family. Filled with unrelenting suspense and surprising plot twists at every terrifying turn, THE LION'S GAME ...
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