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  • Patient H69 by Vanessa Potter
    Patient H69 (English, Paperback) Vanessa Potter

    Imagine waking up, suddenly blind and paralyzed! It happened to ?patient h69? in this gripping story of one women's quest to understand her unique neurological illness and recover from it.

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  • My Inventions - The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla by Nikola Tesla
    My Inventions - The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla (English, Paperback) Nikola Tesla

    Serbian inventor NIKOLA TESLA (1857-1943) was a revolutionary scientist who forever changed the scientific fields of electricity and magnetism. Tesla's greatest invention, A/C current, powers almost all of the technological wonders in the world today, from home heating to computers to high-tech robotics. His discoveries gave mankind the television. And his dream of wireless communication came to...

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  • My Inventions by Nikola Tesla
    My Inventions (English, Paperback) Nikola Tesla

    2011 Reprint of 1919 Edition. Published in six parts 1919 in the "Electrical Experimenter" Magazine. "My Inventions" is Telsa's autobiographical legacy. Long out of print, "My Inventions" reveals how a relentless photographic memory and runaway imagination almost fatally cursed his childhood in Yugoslavia. Tesla tells how he willfully harnessed his visions to invention, yet never outgrew his...

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  • The Way We Die Now by Seamus O'Mahony
    The Way We Die Now (English, Hardback) Seamus O'Mahony

    A report on how the western world addresses death and dying examines how the dying are often unaware that their time has come and are subjected to invasive and unhelpful last-minute interventions, and urges a return to practices that enable a compassionate death experience.

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  • The Wisdom of Wolves by Elli H. Radinger
    The Wisdom of Wolves (English, Paperback) Elli H. Radinger

    In this unforgettable book, wolf expert and naturalist Elli Radinger draws on her 25 years of experience among the wolves of Yellowstone National Park to tell us remarkable stories of the wolves she has encountered....

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  • My Inventions by Nikola Tesla
    My Inventions (English, Paperback) Nikola Tesla

    An Unabridged Edition with All 6 Chapters to include: My Early Life - How Tesla Conceived the Rotary Magnetic Field - The Discovery of the Tesla Coil & Transformer

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  • My Inventions by Nikola Tesla
    My Inventions (English, Paperback) Nikola Tesla

    At the age of 63 Tesla tells the story of his creative life. Find out the seemingly mystic powers of concentration and visualization that helped a man change the world forever.

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  • My Inventions and Other Writings by Nikola Tesla
    My Inventions and Other Writings (English, Paperback) Nikola Tesla

    Includes three additional articles by the author which were published in "The Electrical Experimenter" magazine and represent the breadth of his interests: "Tesla would pour Lightning from Airships to Consume Foe" (1916), "The Action of The Eye" (1893), "The Problem of Increasing Human Energy" (1900).

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  • Note to Self by Connor Franta
    Note to Self (English, Hardback) Connor Franta

    Presents a series of diary-like essays, letters, poetry, and original photography documenting the author's battles with clinical depression, social anxiety, and self-acceptance in his efforts to make authentic connections.

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  • A Sense of Where You Are by John McPhee
    A Sense of Where You Are (English, Paperback) John McPhee

    When John McPhee met Bill Bradley, both were at the beginning of their careers.A Sense of Where You Are, McPhee's first book, is about Bradley when he was the best basketball player Princeton had ever seen. McPhee delineates for the reader the training and techniques that made Bradley the extraordinary athlete he was, and this part of the book is a blueprint of superlative basketball. But athletic...

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  • A Hole in My Genes by Dr Jodie Fleming
    A Hole in My Genes (Paperback) Dr Jodie Fleming $18.97 $19.99
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  • Endurance by Scott Kelly
    Endurance (English, Paperback) Scott Kelly

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  • The Unwinding of the Miracle by Julie Yip-Williams
    The Unwinding of the Miracle (English, Hardback) Julie Yip-Williams

    A memoir by a young mother with Stage IV metastatic cancer describes her experiences as a Vietnamese political refugee-turned-Harvard-educated lawyer before terminal illness inspired her blog to share the real-world guidance she wished she had.

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  • The Skeleton Cupboard by Tanya Byron
    The Skeleton Cupboard (English, Paperback) Tanya Byron

    Tanya Byron shares powerful stories from her final years of training as a clinical psychologist

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  • A Mind Unraveled by Kurt Eichenwald
    A Mind Unraveled (English, Hardback) Kurt Eichenwald

    The author traces the decades he spent fighting and hiding the symptoms of epilepsy, a battle involving severe depression, and medical mistakes that nearly took his life before a dedicated neurologist helped him to survive and thrive.

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  • George Washington Carver by William J Federer
    George Washington Carver (English, Paperback) William J Federer

    A biography of the African American scientist describes how he overcame tremendous hardship to receive a college education and make important discoveries in the field of agriculture.

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  • Surgery, The Ultimate Placebo by Professor Ian Harris
    Surgery, The Ultimate Placebo (English, Paperback) Professor Ian Harris

    For many complaints and conditions, the benefits from surgery are lower, and the risks higher, than you or your surgeon think. In this book you will see how commonly performed operations can be found to be useless or even harmful when properly evaluated. That these claims come from an experienced, practising orthopaedic surgeon who performs many of these operations himself, makes the unsettling...

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  • Apollo Pilot by Donn Eisele
    Apollo Pilot (English, Hardback) Donn Eisele

    In October 1968 Donn Eisele flew with fellow astronauts Walt Cunningham and Wally Schirra into Earth orbit in Apollo 7, the first manned mission in the Apollo program. Despite the success of Apollo 7, Eisele never flew in space again. After his retirement, Eisele wrote in detail about his years in the air force and his time in the Apollo program. Readers can now share in Eisele's experiences.

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  • Lessons from the Lobster by Charlotte Nassim
    Lessons from the Lobster (English, Hardback) Charlotte Nassim

    How forty years of research on thirty neurons in the stomach of a lobster has yielded valuable insights for the study of the human brain.

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  • Bent But Not Broken by Andrew Butters
    Bent But Not Broken (English, Paperback) Andrew Butters, Avery Butters $12.99
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