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Weidenfeld & Nicolson
'A thrilling reading experience! One of the greatest adventure stories of our times' - New York Times Book Review. In 1914 Ernest Shackleton and a crew of 27 men, sailed for the South Atlantic on the 'Endurance' with the object of crossing the Antarctic over land. In October 1915, still half a continent away from their intended base, the ship was trapped, then crushed in ice. For five months Shackleton and his men, drifting on ice packs, were ...
Strength Training Anatomy (Book & CD-ROM)
Now the top-selling book on strength training anatomy comes with the leading software in interactive anatomy to create an impressive package. Strength Training Anatomy, Second Edition , offers the most compelling artwork ever applied to the strength training category and returns with more illustrations and techniques for safely building muscle. Strength and fitness enthusiasts worldwide have discovered the benefits of having X-rays of ...
Light: Science and Magic: An Introduction to Photographic Lighting
This highly respected text, now in paperback, has been thoroughly updated and revised. It introduces a logical theory of photographic lighting --- one that teaches beginning photographers to predict results before setting up lights. This is not primarily a how-to book with only set examples for photographers to follow. Rather, Light: Science and Magic provides the reader with a comprehensive theory of the nature and principles of light to allow ...
Unlikely Friendships: 47 Remarkable Stories from the Animal Kingdom
Workman Publishing Company
Written by National Geographic magazine writer Jennifer Holland, Unlikely Friendships documents one heartwarming tale after another of animals who, with nothing else in common, bond in the most unexpected ways. A cat and a bird. A mare and a fawn. An elephant and a sheep. A snake and a hamster. The well-documented stories of Koko the gorilla and All Ball the kitten; and the hippo Owen and the tortoise Mzee. And almost inexplicable stories of ...
The Food Revolution: How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World
In 1987, John Robbins published Diet for a New America , which was an early version of this book, and he started the food revolution. He continues to work tirelessly to promote conscious food choices more than 20 years later. First published in 2001, The Food Revolution is still one of the most frequently cited and talked about books of the food-politics revolution. It was one of the very first books to discuss the negative health effects ...
Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Paulsen and his team of dogs endured snowstorms, frostbite, dogfights, moose attacks, sleeplessness, and hallucinations in the relentless push to go on. Map and color photographs.
The Lost Dogs: Michael Vick's Dogs and Their Tale of Rescue and Redemption
An inspiring story of survival and our powerful bond with man's best friend, in the aftermath of the nation's most notorious case of animal cruelty. Animal lovers and sports fans were shocked when the story broke about NFL player Michael Vick's brutal dog fighting operation. But what became of the dozens of dogs who survived? As acclaimed writer Jim Gorant discovered, their story is the truly newsworthy aspect of this case. Expanding on ...
All Creatures Great and Small
Take an unforgettable journey through the English countryside and into the homes of its inhabitants-- four-legged and otherwise-- with the world's best-loved animal doctor. For over 25 years-- since All Creatures Great and Small was first published-- readers have delighted to the storytelling genius of James Herriot, the Yorkshire veterinarian whose fascinating vignettes brim with the wonder of life, animal and human. Whether struggling ...
The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild
St. Martin's Griffin
Lawrence Anthony devoted his life to animal conservation, protecting the world's endangered species. Then he was asked to accept a herd of "rogue" wild elephants on his Thula Thula game reserve in Zululand. His common sense told him to refuse, but he was the herd's last chance of survival: they would be killed if he wouldn't take them. In order to save their lives, Anthony took them in. In the years that followed he became a part of their ...
The Science of Good Cooking (Cook's Illustrated Cookbooks)
The Editors of America's Test Kitchen and Guy Crosby Ph.D
THE REVOLUTIONARY BOOK THAT BRINGS SCIENCE TO THE STOVE Great cooks seem to operate on intuition. Watch one at work and you might think he or she must have a sixth sense that switches on in the kitchen. But great cooks aren t psychic. They simply understand the fundamental principles of cooking the unspoken rules that guide their every move in the kitchen. What s behind these principles? Science. At America s Test Kitchen, we know something ...
The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
The Elements has become an international sensation, selling over half-a-million copies worldwide . The highly-anticipated paperback edition of The Elements is finally available. An eye-opening, original collection of gorgeous, never-before-seen photographic representations of the 118 elements in the periodic table. The elements are what we, and everything around us, are made of. But how many elements has anyone actually seen in pure, ...
Thomas J. Glover
This great little book is a concise all-purpose reference featuring hundreds of tables, maps, formulas, constants & conversions AND it still fits in your shirt pocket! Goes where you go!
A Man on the Moon
Part One Of Two Parts On the night of July 20, 1969, two Americans, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, walked on the moon. Now the greatest event of the twentieth century is magnificently retold through the eyes of people who were there. Chaikin recaptures the emotion of Apollo: not only the macho fighter-jock exhilaration of flying higher and farther than anyone in history, but also the frustration of astronauts bumped from the moon crews by ...
The Boy Who Was Raised As a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook: What Traumatized ...
Bruce D. Perry
What happens when a young brain is traumatized? How does terror, abuse, or disaster affect a child's mind--and how can that mind recover? Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has helped children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, murder witnesses, kidnapped teenagers, and victims of family violence. In The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog , he tells their stories of trauma and transformation through the lens of science, revealing the ...
Halo: First Strike
Eric Nylund,Nylund Eric S. Nylund
NightWatch, 4th Edition
Firefly Books; Enlarged 4th edition
There Is An Urgency
Cwn Annwn, 2009
Born into a world of horror, madness and chaos in 1973 to Debbie, a 23-year-old drug addicted prostitute and Howard, a 24-year-old addict and convict, Gregrhi Love grew up quickly with the Department of Children's Services becoming an active part of his life in 1974. With Howard in prison, the only father he knew as a child was Bobby, his mother’s pimp, drug dealer, and lover. In 1980, he was placed in his first foster home. While foster care ...
Keeping Chickens For Dummies
Practical how-to advice for keeping chickens "For me, raising chickens, for eggs and meat, has been one of the most enjoyable aspects of our family farm. I am a great admirer of "chicken whisperer" Pammy Riggs, and with her two co-authors she has produced an admirably thorough guide to enjoying the pleasures and avoiding the pitfalls of keeping chickens. Get the book, and take the feathery plunge!" - Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall ...
Focal Press, 2011
Discover how to achieve release-quality mixes even in the smallest studios by applying power-user techniques from the world's most successful producers. Mixing Secrets For The Small Studio is a down-to-earth primer for small-studio enthusiasts who want chart-ready sonics in a hurry. Drawing on the back-room strategies of more than 100 famous names, this entertaining guide leads you step-by-step through the entire mixing process. On the way, ...
Weber's Big Book of Grilling
Sandra S. McRae
Building on the tremendous success of Weber's Art of the Grill (over 100,000 copies sold!), the world's best-known and most trusted grilling experts bring us the ultimate in barbecue cookbooks. Destined to become a sauce-stained classic, it's packed with 350 of the tastiest and most reliable recipes ever to hit the grill, hundreds of mouthwatering full-color photos, and countless sure-fire, time-honored techniques and tricks of the trade ...
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