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Small engines and outdoor power equipment - a care & repair guide for- lawn mowers, snowblowers & small gas-powered implements by

Small engines and outdoor power equipment - a care & repair guide for- lawn mowers, snowblowers & small gas-powered implements

If you use gas-powered lawn mowers, snowblowers, chain saws, or any other piece of equipment with an engine, you know how inconvenient it is when the implement needs service. Small-engine maintenance is not that complicated or time consuming, especially if you have good information to show you how. This book is the information source that shows you just what you need to do. Among the skills you'll learn in this fully illustrated book are adjusting and overhauling the carburetor; replacing the

Apr 18, 2014
Shrubs and woody vines of Indiana and the Midwest - identification, wildlife values, and landscaping use by Weeks, Sally S., 1956-

Shrubs and woody vines of Indiana and the Midwest - identification, wildlife values, and landscaping use

As the definitive identification guide to the shrubs and woody vines of Indiana, this book provides coverage of approximately 90 percent of the species that are found in surrounding Midwestern states. As well as covering indigenous species, it also includes all currently known invasive shrubs and woody vines. Written by two leading experts on woody plants and their myriad values, the guide is prepared in the same attractive, easy-to-use format as their best-selling Native Trees of the Midwest. D

Apr 18, 2014
Say this, not that - a foolproof guide to effective interpersonal communication by Alasko, Carl.

Say this, not that - a foolproof guide to effective interpersonal communication

"Carl Alasko has found that with the right guidance, anyone can learn effective communication skills. In Say This, Not That, Alasko presents readers with simple instructions for what to say . . . and what not to say"--

Apr 18, 2014
Pioneering American computer geniuses by Northrup, Mary, author.

Pioneering American computer geniuses

"Read about these American computer geniuses including Herman Hollerith, John von Neumann, Grace Hopper, John W. Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert, Jr, An Wang, Kilby and Robert Noyce, Bill Gates, Steven Jobs and Stephen Wozniak, Marc Hannah and Marc Andreessen"--

Apr 18, 2014
The Plant Lover|s Guide to Snowdrops - 101 Easy-to-find Wild Edibles from Alaska Blueberries to Wild Filberts by Slade, Naomi

The Plant Lover|s Guide to Snowdrops - 101 Easy-to-find Wild Edibles from Alaska Blueberries to Wild Filberts

Apr 18, 2014
The pocket legal companion to patents - a friendly guide to protecting and profiting from patents by Battle, Carl W., author.

The pocket legal companion to patents - a friendly guide to protecting and profiting from patents

Apr 18, 2014
Snack Girl to the rescue! - easy, delicious food for breakfast, lunch & dinner - a real-life guide to losing weight & getting healthy, with 100 recipes under 400 calories by Cain, Lisa, 1969-

Snack Girl to the rescue! - easy, delicious food for breakfast, lunch & dinner - a real-life guide to losing weight & getting healthy, with 100 recipes under 400 calories

Apr 18, 2014
The price of silence - the Duke lacrosse scandal, the power of the elite, and the corruption of our great universities by Cohan, William D.

The price of silence - the Duke lacrosse scandal, the power of the elite, and the corruption of our great universities

An authoritative account of the Duke lacrosse team rape case illuminates the ever-widening gap between America's rich and poor, and demonstrates how far the powerful will go to protect themselves.

Apr 18, 2014
The put 'em up! preserving answer book - 399 solutions to all your questions - canning, freezing, drying, fermenting, making infusions by Vinton, Sherri Brooks, 1968-

The put 'em up! preserving answer book - 399 solutions to all your questions - canning, freezing, drying, fermenting, making infusions

A resource for preserving food answers over three hundred of the most commonly asked questions, shows how to apply various techniques to specific fruits and vegetables, and addresses kitchen set-up and making substitutions.

Apr 18, 2014
Predictive analytics for dummies by Bari, Anasse, author.

Predictive analytics for dummies

Predict the future! This practical guide will help you use Big Data and technology to discover real-world insights, define projects, and help you create goals.

Apr 18, 2014
The Smithsonian book of air & space trivia by Pastan, Amy.

The Smithsonian book of air & space trivia

"Who was the first person to dine in space? How long was the Wright brothers's first successful flight? What famous aircraft was named after a grape-flavored soft drink? What toy based on an animated film accompanied astronauts on a shuttle mission in 2000? These questions and many more are answered in The Smithsonian Book of Air & Space Trivia. In addition to the canon of space and aviation information, the pages are illustrated with more than 125 objects from the Smithsonian National Air and S

Apr 18, 2014
The plant lover's guide to salvias by Whittlesey, John, 1953-

The plant lover's guide to salvias

Apr 18, 2014
The Rough Guide to Europe on a budget by

The Rough Guide to Europe on a budget

A guide to Europe. It is packed with tips, travel information, recommendations for budget hostels, cafes, restaurants, clubs and bars in every city, as well as information on local festivals and outdoor adventures.

Apr 18, 2014
Love, Nina - a nanny writes home by Stibbe, Nina, author.

Love, Nina - a nanny writes home

In 1982, 20-year-old Nina Stibbe moved to London to work as a nanny to two opinionated and lively young boys. In frequent letters home to her sister, Nina described her trials and triumphs.

Apr 18, 2014
Neighbor law - fences, trees, boundaries & noise by Doskow, Emily, author.

Neighbor law - fences, trees, boundaries & noise

"An easy-to-read guide on laws concerning common neighbor disputes Is the noise from next door keeping you up at night? Is the view from your backyard being obstructed? Is a neighboring business driving you crazy? Your home is important to you and your neighbors aren't going anywhere -- Neighbor Law can help you deal with difficult situations and keep your home life peaceful. Learn your rights and responsibilities with this clear-cut, comprehensive guide to the laws concerning common neighbor di

Apr 18, 2014
The nourished kitchen - farm-to-table recipes for the traditional foods lifestyle - featuring bone broths, fermented vegetables, grass-fed meats, wholesome fats, raw dairy, and kombuchas by McGruther, Jennifer.

The nourished kitchen - farm-to-table recipes for the traditional foods lifestyle - featuring bone broths, fermented vegetables, grass-fed meats, wholesome fats, raw dairy, and kombuchas

Apr 18, 2014
Normandy by

Normandy

Apr 18, 2014
Nolo's guide to Social Security disability - getting & keeping your benefits, 2014 by Morton, David A., 1945-

Nolo's guide to Social Security disability - getting & keeping your benefits, 2014

" Apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and get the most assistance from the system Learn how to match the medical details of your disability to existing regulations to make sure you qualify for the benefits you're due when you apply. Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability is written by a former Chief Medical Consultant for the Social Security Administration, whose expert deciphering of the medical portions of SSA regulations will help yo

Apr 18, 2014
Radiant truths - essential dispatches, reports, confessions, & other essays on American belief by

Radiant truths - essential dispatches, reports, confessions, & other essays on American belief

"Beginning with Walt Whitman singing hymns at a wounded soldier's bedside during the Civil War, this surprising and vivid anthology ranges straight through to the twenty-first century to end with Francine Prose crying tears of complicated joy at the sight of Whitman's words in Zuccotti Park during the brief days of the Occupy movement. The first anthology of its kind, Radiant Truths gathers an exquisite selection of writings by both well-known and forgotten American authors and thinkers, each en

Apr 18, 2014
Poems that make grown men cry - 100 men on the words that move them by

Poems that make grown men cry - 100 men on the words that move them

"A unique collection of poetry so powerful that 100 grown men--bestselling authors, poets laureate, and other eminent figures from the arts, sciences, and politics--have been moved to tears. Here they deliver touching and insightful personal introductions to a range of beloved poems. Grown men aren't supposed to cry. Poems That Make Grown Men Cry, however, a rare and fascinating collection, will profoundly move the strongest men--and women--to heartfelt tears. Father-and-son team Anthony and Ben

Apr 18, 2014