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  • HARD DAYS WRITE UPDATED/E
    HARD DAYS WRITE UPDATED/E (English, Paperback)

    An updated overview of the music of the Beatles includes dozens of photographs and background information on the individual situations, events, and people that inspired the group's lyrics, in a resource arranged chronologically by album to reveal how the group's writing was influenced by their own lives and how their music evolved. Original.

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  • Mr. China: A Memoir
    Mr. China: A Memoir (English, Paperback) Tim Clissold

    A Goldman Sachs businessman working at the company's China office recounts the unexpected education he received from his local Chinese partners after arriving in the country to teach them about business, a process during which he gained considerable respect for Chinese stoicism and professional methods. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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  • Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War
    Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War (English, Paperback) Bruce Henderson

    From the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of And the Sea Will Tellcomes Hero Found: the incredible but true story of Dieter Dengler, the only pilot to escape captivity from a POW camp in the Laotian jungle during the Vietnam War. This amazing story of triumph over seemingly insurmountable odds has been filmed by Werner Herzog as both a documentary (Little Dieter Needs to Fly) and a motion...

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  • Imponderables: Business (English, Paperback) David Feldman Currently Unavailable More details
  • Downsizing Your Home with Style: Living Well in a Smaller Space
    Downsizing Your Home with Style: Living Well in a Smaller Space (English, Paperback) Lauri Ward

    Outlines accessible strategies for successfully transitioning from larger into smaller spaces, counseling readers on how to effectively organize and decorate a downsized home with coverage of such topics as storage, decluttering, and rendering a room multi-functional. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

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  • Atlas of the Night Sky
    Atlas of the Night Sky (English, Hardback) Dunlop Storm, Wil Tirion

    A large-format resource features a range of lavishly detailed charts in a magnitude of 6.5, covering each of the eighty-eight constellations with specially commissioned charts and accompanying text, in a comprehensive guide that provides planetary information for the next five years and original maps of the moon's surface.

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  • Measurements and Conversions (Collins Gem)
    Measurements and Conversions (Collins Gem) (English, Paperback) Collins

    A comprehensive introduction to metric, imperial, and everyday measurements features more than 120 easy-to-use conversion tables and guidelines for making accurate conversions between systems, in a resource that includes tables for clothing sizes, paper sizes, and time zones. Original. 20,000 first printing.

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  • Digital Sci-Fi Art: A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Stunning, Futuristic Images
    Digital Sci-Fi Art: A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating Stunning, Futuristic Images (English, Paperback) Michael Burns

    Visions of future worlds have always captured the imaginations.Images of towering cyber-cityscapes, awesome uninhabitable planetary worlds, sleek super-cars and space cruisers, strange mutant beings, and terrifying alien life forms have spilled from the feverish minds of fantasy sci-fi illustrators for as long as the genre has existed. Today, as more and more artists are switching from traditional...

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  • Grow Your Money!: 101 Easy Tips to Plan, Save, and Invest
    Grow Your Money!: 101 Easy Tips to Plan, Save, and Invest (English, Hardback) D Jonathan Pond

    Money manager Jonathan D. Pond has taught countless Americans in his series of bestselling books and PBS specials how to do the seemingly impossible: grow their money while still living the life they'd like to have.Whether planning for children, trying to afford the ones you've already got, buying a house, investing for retirement, or just learning not to live from paycheck to paycheck, Jonathan's...

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  • Presidents FYI
    Presidents FYI (English, Paperback) Gary Drevitch

    Provides information about United States presidents, discussing past elections, the role of presidents, and their achievements while in office.

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  • Earthquakes and Volcanoes
    Earthquakes and Volcanoes (English, Hardback) Melissa Stewart

    Dives deep beneath the earth's crust to find out why volcanoes and earthquakes occur and how they change the shape of the world, and includes interviews with two Smithsonian curators and links to further reading and web sites. Simultaneous.

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  • The Drillmaster of Valley Forge
    The Drillmaster of Valley Forge (English, Hardback) Paul Douglas Lockhart

    A study of Baron de Steuben traces the lesser-known contributions of the Continental Army trainer, revealing the significance of his Prussian military experience in Europe, the inspiration he found in the example of Frederick the Great, and his role in key Revolutionary War victories. 30,000 first printing.

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  • Buffalo Bill's Wild West Warriors: A Photographic History by Gertrude Kasebier
    Buffalo Bill's Wild West Warriors: A Photographic History by Gertrude Kasebier (English, Hardback) Michelle Delaney

    A lavish volume of Native American portraits from Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show of 1898 reflects the transitioning lifestyle and customs of period western tribes and is complemented by historical information, show memorabilia, letter excerpts, and more. 20,000 first printing.

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  • Understanding Dreams
    Understanding Dreams (English, Paperback) Collins, Collins Gem

    An accessible A-to-Z listing of more than 1,000 common dream symbols, sized for comfortable placement under a pillow, offers additional coverage of how to discern whether or not a dream is indicative of a warning or a desire or if it foretells good or bad news. Original.

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  • Dark Cosmos: In Search of Our Universe's Missing Mass and Energy
    Dark Cosmos: In Search of Our Universe's Missing Mass and Energy (English, Hardback) Dan Hooper

    The twentieth century was astonishing in all regards, shaking the foundations of practically every aspect of human life and thought, physics not least of all. Beginning with the publication of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity, through the wild revolution of quantum mechanics, and up until the physics of the modern day (including the astonishing revelation, in 1998, that the Universe is not...

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  • Imponderables: Technology (English, Paperback) David Feldman Currently Unavailable More details
  • Where on Earth?
    Where on Earth? (English, Paperback) Collins

    A miniature almanac lists physical and human geographical information, from landscape features and economic factors to social indicators and telecommunication capabilities, in a reference that also provides a listing of the world's most extreme climates and characteristics. Original. 20,000 first prinitng.

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  • Japanese Masterworks from the Price Collection
    Japanese Masterworks from the Price Collection (English, Hardback) Tsuji Nobuo

    This lavishly illustrated volume of Japanese masterpieces from the Etsuko and Joe Price Collection, widely recognized as one of the finest private collections of Edo-period art in the world, features 225 full-color and 114 black-and-white images representing the rich aesthetic diversity that characterized the Edo period. At the collection's core are screens, hanging scrolls, fans, and some of the...

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