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Adobe After Effects CC - 2017 release by Gyncild, Brie, author. Adobe After Effects CC - 2017 release

Aug 16, 2017
3D printing failures - How to diagnose & repair all Desktop 3D printing issues by Aranda, Sean, author. 3D printing failures - How to diagnose & repair all Desktop 3D printing issues

This books covers it all. Whether you are new to 3D printing, or you have dozens of successful prints under your belt, this book is going to help you! Sean Aranda and David Feeney have hundreds of thousands of successful 3D printing hours combined, so let them help you achieve consistently clean prints. The failures that are discussed in great detail are : Bed adhesion, Build plate malfunctioning, Buildup material on nozzle, Extruder stepper skipping, Filament snapping, Hotend malfunctioning, La

Aug 16, 2017
What color is your parachute? - a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers by Bolles, Richard Nelson, author. What color is your parachute? - a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers

Provided by amazon.com.

Aug 17, 2017
The surveyors - poems by Salter, Mary Jo, author. The surveyors - poems

A beautiful new collection from Mary Jo Salter brings us poems of puzzlement and acceptance in the face of life's surprises. I'm still alive and now I'm in Bratislava," says the speaker of one of Salter's poems, as she travels with her unlikely late-in-life love, a military man. She never expected to be here, to know someone like him, to be parted from her previous life; how did it happen? Time is hurtling, but these poems try to slow it down to examine its curious by-products--the prints of Dür

Aug 17, 2017
Sargent's women - four lives behind the canvas by Lucey, Donna M., 1951- author. Sargent's women - four lives behind the canvas

"In this seductive, multilayered biography, based on original letters and diaries, Donna M. Lucey illuminates four extraordinary women painted by the iconic high-society portraitist John Singer Sargent. With uncanny intuition, Sargent hinted at the mysteries and passions that unfolded in his subjects lives. Elsie Palmer traveled between her father's Rocky Mountain castle and the medieval English manor house where her mother took refuge, surrounded by artists, writers, and actors. Elsie hid labyr

Aug 17, 2017
Modern ethics in 77 arguments - a Stone reader by Modern ethics in 77 arguments - a Stone reader

"Modern Ethics in 77 Arguments explores long-standing ethical and moral issues in light of our most urgent dilemmas. Divided into twelve sections, the book opens with a series of broad arguments on existence, human nature and morality. Indeed, "big" questions of the human condition are explored by some of our best-known and most accomplished living philosophers: What is the meaning of our existence? Should we really "do what we love"? How should we respond to evil? Is pure altruism possible?" --

Aug 17, 2017
Maya Angelou - a glorious celebration by Gillespie, Marcia. Maya Angelou - a glorious celebration

An unusual and irresistible look at Maya Angelou's life as well as her myriad interests and accomplishments by the people who know her best--her longtime friends Marcia Ann Gillespie and Richard Long, and her niece Rosa Johnson Butler. Features over 150 sepia portraits, family photographs, and letters.

Aug 17, 2017
A lit fuse - the provocative life of Harlan Ellison by Segaloff, Nat, author, interviewer. A lit fuse - the provocative life of Harlan Ellison

...A Lit Fuse is the first time he [Harlan Ellison] has granted complete access not only to his life but to his writing. Delving into both, Nat Segaloff examines Ellison's influences, his creative process, and the inner and outer conflicts that have shaped his work and reputation. Debunking rumors (such as whether he threw a fan down an elevator shaft), clarifying his classic tales of revenge (he really did send a dead gopher to a publisher who displeased him), and explaining why he has never lo

Aug 17, 2017
Letters to his neighbor by Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922. Letters to his neighbor

Marcel Proust’s genius for illuminating pain is on spectacular display in this recently discovered trove of his correspondence, Letters to His Neighbor. Already suffering from noise within his cork-lined walls, his poor soul was not ready for the fresh hell when his neighbor Dr. Williams married a widow with small children. Chiefly to Mrs. Williams, these ever-polite letters (often accompanied by flowers, compliments, books, even pheasants) are frequently hilarious?Proust couches his fury in a g

Aug 17, 2017
Ledyard - in search of the first American explorer by Gifford, Bill. Ledyard - in search of the first American explorer

"For decades after his death in 1789, John Ledyard was celebrated as the greatest explorer America had ever produced. A veteran of Captain Cook's final voyage, he walked across nearly all of Russia and suggested to his friend Thomas Jefferson that traversing the American continent was feasible--inspiring the Lewis and Clark expedition. When he died he was preparing to venture into Africa. Once as famous as the Founding Fathers whom he had befriended and beguiled, the "American traveler," as Ledy

Aug 17, 2017
The dogs of Avalon - the race to save animals in peril by Schenone, Laura, author. The dogs of Avalon - the race to save animals in peril

After adopting an Irish sight hound, Laura Schenone discovers a remarkable and little-known fight to gain justice for dogs and for all animals. Greyhounds, bred to be the fastest racing dogs on earth, are streaks of lightning. Beautiful, astonishing creatures, countless numbers of them disappear each year once they can no longer compete and win. The Dogs of Avalon introduces us to the strong-willed Marion Fitzgibbon, born in rural Ireland, where animals are valued only for their utility. But Fit

Aug 17, 2017
The disabled workforce - what the ADA never anticipated by Shaw, Rachel, author. The disabled workforce - what the ADA never anticipated

An expert in the Americans with Disablities Act (ADA) and California's Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Rachel Shaw is the foremost executive-level human resources compliance trainer in the country. As principal fo Shaw HR Consulting for more than 15 years, she has helped thousands of public and private sector employers to manage their most challenging personnel issues related to disability compliance, leave management, and workers' compensation. Now, with The Disabled Workforce, Rachel h

Aug 17, 2017
Coming alive - 4 tools to defeat your inner enemy, ignite creative expression, and unleash your soul's potential by Michels, Barry, author. Coming alive - 4 tools to defeat your inner enemy, ignite creative expression, and unleash your soul's potential

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Aug 17, 2017
Carve - a simple guide to whittling by Abrantes, Melanie, author. Carve - a simple guide to whittling

"Norwegian Wood meets How to Tie a Tie in this irresistible gift for DIY enthusiasts. Using just a tool or two (a pocketknife and a gouge), readers will learn how to whittle 12 small objects and utensils, from a coffee spoon to a pair of dice, that take just a few hours to finish--and in the process carve out a little peace and quiet for themselves. Carve is an accessible guide to a hobby made for unplugging and connecting with the outdoors. Beautiful lifestyle and how-to photographs inspire rea

Aug 17, 2017
The art of seduction by Greene, Robert. The art of seduction

Presents a historical survey and analysis of the relationship of seduction and power.

Aug 17, 2017
Yorkshire terriers by Vanderlip, Sharon Lynn. Yorkshire terriers

Aug 18, 2017
WordPress for dummies by Sabin-Wilson, Lisa, author. WordPress for dummies

Provided by amazon.com.

Aug 18, 2017
Women of Honor - Madonnas, Godmothers and Informers in the Italian Mafia by Kahn, Milka/ Vřon, Anne Women of Honor - Madonnas, Godmothers and Informers in the Italian Mafia

Aug 18, 2017
The wisdom of Sundays - life-changing insights from super soul conversations by Winfrey, Oprah, author. The wisdom of Sundays - life-changing insights from super soul conversations

Aug 18, 2017
Why poetry by Zapruder, Matthew, 1967- author. Why poetry

Aug 18, 2017

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