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Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson
Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago. Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of this mentor as you made your way, and the insights ...
Dutton Adult, 2014
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 City—its 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 corners—and sometimes in the city’s most popular landmarks. In Terminal City ...
OS X Mavericks: The Missing Manual
What do you get when you cross a Mac with an iPad? OS X 10.9 Mavericks. Its 200 new features include Mac versions of iPad goodies like Maps, iBooks, and iTunes Radio—but not a single page of instructions. Fortunately, David Pogue is back, with the expertise and humor that have made this the #1 bestselling Mac book for over 11 years straight. The important stuff you need to know: Big-ticket changes. Finder tabs. Finder tags. App Nap. ...
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 ...
Raspberry Pi User Guide
Make the most out of the world’s first truly compact computer It's the size of a credit card, it can be charged like a smartphone, it runs on open-source Linux, and it holds the promise of bringing programming and playing to millions at low cost. And now you can learn how to use this amazing computer from its co-creator, Eben Upton, in Raspberry Pi User Guide . Cowritten with Gareth Halfacree, this guide gets you up and running on Raspberry ...
Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death
In this visionary memoir, based on a groundbreaking New York Times Magazine story, award-winning journalist Katy Butler ponders her parents’ desires for “Good Deaths” and the forces within medicine that stood in the way. Katy Butler was living thousands of miles from her vigorous and self-reliant parents when the call came: a crippling stroke had left her proud seventy-nine-year-old father unable to fasten a belt or complete a sentence. ...
The Last Lecture
A lot of professors give talks titled "The Last Lecture." Professors are asked to consider their demise and to ruminate on what matters most to them. And while they speak, audiences can't help but mull the same question: What wisdom would we impart to the world if we knew it was our last chance? If we had to vanish tomorrow, what would we want as our legacy? When Randy Pausch, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon, was asked to ...
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 ...
The Santa Shop (The Samaritans Conspiracy - book 1)
Focus House Publishing, 2010
More than 80,000 Tim Greaton books have been downloaded in just the last few months. "The Santa Shop" is only one example of why his brand of emotional fiction will keep you rivited and leave you thinking and smiling for days after you've turned the last page. Product Description: Skip Ralstat is a man so steeped in grief and despair that life seems no longer possible. After the death of his wife and child, Skip blames himself. He has given up ...
Out Of Nowhere
Create Space, 2012
For my whole existence I lived by the book; I ate properly and exercised, all in the pursuit of good health and a long life. Then, at the age of 48, my near perfect world is turned upside down and inside out! With the onset of sudden, inexplicable bruising, I head to an emergency room to be told that if I had been in an accident on the way there, I could have bled to death. Within a week, I am told I have "Very Severe Aplastic Anemia" and in ...
Raspberry Pi Projects for the Evil Genius
A dozen fiendishly fun projects for the Raspberry Pi! This wickedly inventive guide shows you how to create all kinds of entertaining and practical projects with Raspberry Pi operating system and programming environment. In Raspberry Pi Projects for the Evil Genius , you’ll learn how to build a Bluetooth-controlled robot, a weather station, home automation and security controllers, a universal remote, and even a minimalist website. ...
Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Wiring, 5th Edition: Current with 2011-2013 Electrical Codes (Black & ...
Editors of CPi
Creative Publishing international
The Black & Decker Complete Guide to Wiring has been America's best-selling consumer wiring book for more than a decade, with previous editions selling more than 1 million copies. This fifth edition has been updated to comply with 2011-2013 National Electrical Codes. It also includes all-new information on solar electricity, grounding an upgraded electrical service system, emergency back-up electrical power and much more. A bonus ...
Join over 80,000 readers worldwide and get swept away with Vince and Angela in a Kindle bestseller, CHASING CHARLIE--a must-read for romantics of all kinds! C. M. Newman's debut novel has been the #1 bestseller on Kindle's Religious Romance , Christian Inspirational Romance , and Christian Fiction lists. Chasing Charlie has also been the #5 bestseller in the free Amazon Kindle and is currently a Finalist in the Chatelaine Awards ...
Europe by Eurail 2014: Touring Europe by Train
Europe by Eurail has been the train traveler’s one-stop source for visiting Europe’s cities and countries by rail for more than thirty years. Newly revised and updated, this comprehensive guide provides the latest information on fares, schedules, and pass options, as well as detailed information on more than one hundred specific rail excursions. Inside is all the information you need to visit historic cities, romantic villages, and ...
The Linux Command Line: A Complete Introduction
William E. Shotts Jr.
No Starch Press
You've experienced the shiny, point-and-click surface of your Linux computer—now dive below and explore its depths with the power of the command line. The Linux Command Line takes you from your very first terminal keystrokes to writing full programs in Bash, the most popular Linux shell. Along the way you'll learn the timeless skills handed down by generations of gray-bearded, mouse-shunning gurus: file navigation, environment ...
New Fix-It-Yourself Manual: How to Repair, Clean, and Maintain Anything and Everything In and Around Your Home
The indispensable reference guide for every homeowner, guaranteed to help you maintain and improve your home while saving time and money. Covering everything from replacing faulty faucets and showerheads to curing the quirks of an air conditioner, this book provides step-by-step illustrated instructions, plus a comprehensive chapter on tools. Includes more than 3,000 instructional photographs, illustrations, charts, and diagrams. Let New ...
Sneakiest Uses for Everyday Things: How to Make a Boomerang with a Business Card, Convert a Pencil into a ...
Andrews McMeel Publishing
For folks who wonder why they keep tossing odds and ends in that junk drawer in the kitchen, Sneakiest Uses for Everyday Things offers evidence that technology doesn't always have to come from Best Buy, Amazon.com, or Microsoft." -- U.S. News and World Report * Putterers, would-be inventers, and science-fair parents rejoice as Cy Tymony offers fifty new projects to bring out your inner MacGyver. In the third book in Cy Tymony's Sneaky ...
Terminal (Tunnels Book 6)
The end to end all ends: The epic finale to the NEW YORK TIMES bestselling TUNNELS series! Total Termination of the English: The Styx and their lethal cohorts of Armagi will settle for nothing less. Not even the mighty US military is strong enough to stop the assault! Will and Elliott flee back underground, down to the innards of the Earth first mapped in DEEPER and FREEFALL. With the support of a small team that survived the plague of New ...
The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger
Princeton University Press
In April 1956, a refitted oil tanker carried fifty-eight shipping containers from Newark to Houston. From that modest beginning, container shipping developed into a huge industry that made the boom in global trade possible. The Box tells the dramatic story of the container's creation, the decade of struggle before it was widely adopted, and the sweeping economic consequences of the sharp fall in transportation costs that containerization ...
Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Volume 1: Resistors, Capacitors, Inductors, Switches, Encoders, Relays, ...
Maker Media, Inc
Want to know how to use an electronic component? This first book of a three-volume set includes key information on electronics parts for your projects—complete with photographs, schematics, and diagrams. You’ll learn what each one does, how it works, why it’s useful, and what variants exist. No matter how much you know about electronics, you’ll find fascinating details you’ve never come across before. Convenient, concise, ...
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