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How to Kill a Rock Star - Tiffanie DeBartolo
Written in her wonderfully honest, edgy, passionate and often hilarious voice, Tiffanie DeBartolo tells the story of Eliza Caelum, a young music journalist, and Paul Hudson, a talented songwriter and lead singer of the band Bananafish. Eliza's reverence for rock is equaled only by Paul's, and the two fall wildly in love. When Bananafish is signed by a big corporate label, and Paul is on his way to becoming a major rock star, Eliza must make a heartbreaking decision that leads to Paul's sudden
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Captured Eagles: Secrets of the Luftwaffe (General Aviation) - Frederick A. Johnsen
In Captured Eagles, Frederick A. Johnsen lays bare the once secret history of the American effort to understand and counter the Luftwaffe before and during World War II, and afterward to seize and exploit German technological advances in everything from jet fighters and bombers to ballistic missiles. Even before World War II, U.S. Army Air Force commanders were gravely concerned about the technological lead that German aviation seemed to hold. Once America entered the war, they were desperate
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Experimental Design for the Life Sciences - Graeme D. Ruxton, Nick Colegrave
At the core of good research lies the careful design of experiments. However, all too often a successful design comes only after a painful trial-and-error process that wastes valuable time and resources. Now in a new edition, Experimental Design for the Life Sciences teaches today's students how to effectively design experiments, equipping them with the skills they need to become tomorrow's top researchers. Employing a refreshingly approachable and articulate style, the text explains the
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Brightly Woven - Alexandra Bracken
The day the rains came was like any other, blistering air coating the canyon in a heavy stillness.... Just as the rains come after ten long, dry years, a young wizard, Wayland North, appears, to whisk Sydelle Mirabil away from her desert village. North needs an assistant, and Sydelle is eager to see the country - and to join him on his quest to stop the war that surely will destroy her home. But North has secrets - about himself, about why he chose Sydelle, about his real reasons for the
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USAF Jet Powered Fighters: XP-59 - Xf-85 - Hugh Harkins
A detailed description of the early jet powered fighters designed, tested and procured for the United States Air Force. This volume covers every turbojet powered fighter aircraft to enter service or be developed for the United States Air Force and its forebear the United States Army Air Force from the Bell XP-59, which flew in 1942 to the McDonnell XF-85 which flew in 1948. While no US designed jet aircraft saw operational service during World War II, many would be employed in the 1950 - 53
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The Hypochondriac's Guide to Life. And Death. - Gene Weingarten, Dave Barry
When every hiccup sounds like the call of doom, each stomach pang hints at incipient cancer, and a headache means it's time to firm up your last will and testament, The Hypochondriac's Guide to Life. And Death. provides just the relief you need. Gene Weingarten has spent his whole life immersed in the eclectic details of bizarre symptoms, self-diagnosing every minor ache as a potentially deadly disease. Weingarten examines: The mind of a hypochondriac How your doctor can kill you Ulcers and
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Hitler's Jet Plane: The ME 262 Story - Mano Ziegler
The first operational military jet in the world, towards the end of the Second World War the ME 262 was to be the German "miracle weapon". Mano Ziegler was involved from its inception and contributed to the design, testing, training and even served in it operationally. Could the ME 262 have broken the Allied supremacy in the air? Why did it take so long to come into service and why were hundreds of German pilots sacrificed in developing it? Why did the ME 262 prove not to be the unparalleled
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Autismo e cérebro social - Marcos Tomanik Mercadante, Maria Conceição do Rosário
O leitor encontrará, neste livro, a exploração do conceito de 'cérebro social' e informações atualizadas para a identificação precoce dos principais transtornos do desenvolvimento e das teorias que buscam explicar suas causas. Os capítulos abrangem a contribuição da genética e dos estudos de neuroimagem para se compreender a fisiopatologia e discutem o nível de evidência de tratamentos medicamentosos, psicológicos e de fonoaudiologia, adotados na prática clínica. O livro descreve a experiência
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Andy Grove: The Life and Times of an American - Richard S. Tedlow, Andy Grove
The definitive biography of an enigmatic business legend Andy Grove, the CEO of Intel during its years of explosive growth, is on the shortlist of America�s most admired businesspeople, along with Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, and Bill Gates. Brilliant, brave, and willing to defy conventional wisdom, Grove is, according to Harvard Business School professor Richard S. Tedlow, �the best model we have for leading a business in the twenty-first century.� Grove gave Tedlow unprecedented access to
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Pants on Fire - Meg Cabot
Katie Ellison is not a liar. But she can't exactly tell the truth, either--not when she's juggling two boyfriends, secretly hating the high school football team everyone else worships, and trying to have the best summer ever. At least Katie has it all under control (sort of). Her biggest secret, what really happened the night Tommy Sullivan is a freak was spray-painted on the junior high gymnasium wall, is safe. That is, until Tommy comes back to town. Katie is sure he's going to ruin all