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July
The Natural Way to Draw - Kimon Nicolaides, Mamie HarmonGreat for the beginner and the expert, this book offers readers exercises to improve their work.
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July
Planets and Life: The Emerging Science of Astrobiology - Woodruff T. Sullivan IIIAstrobiology involves the study of the origin and history of life on Earth, planets and moons where life may have arisen, and the search for extraterrestrial life. It combines the sciences of biology, chemistry, palaeontology, geology, planetary physics and astronomy. This textbook brings together world experts in each of these disciplines to provide the most comprehensive coverage of the field currently available. Topics cover the origin and evolution of life on Earth, the geological, physical and chemical conditions in which life might arise and the detection of extraterrestrial life on other
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July
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Ken KeseyIn this classic of the 1960s, Ken Kesey's hero is Randle Patrick McMurphy, a boisterous, brawling, fun-loving rebel who swaggers into the world of a mental hospital and takes over. A lusty, life-affirming fighter, McMurphy rallies the other patients around him by challenging the dictatorship of Nurse Ratched. He promotes gambling in the ward, smuggles in wine and women, and openly defies the rules at every turn. But this defiance, which starts as a sport, soon develops into a grim struggle, an all-out war between two relentless opponents: Nurse Ratched, back by the full power of authority, and
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July
Molecular Biology - Robert F. WeaverEmphasizes the experimental data and results that support the concepts of molecular biology: DNA transcription, translation, replication, and repair. This text covers experimental methods, and it presumes a prior course in general genetics.
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July
Concepts in Engineering - Mark T. Holtzapple, W. Dan ReeceThe second edition of Holtzapple and Reece's popular text, "Concepts in Engineering, " introduces fundamental engineering concepts to freshman engineering students. Its central focus is to positively motivate students for the rest of their engineering education, as well as their future engineering. Due to the book's concise, yet comprehensive coverage, it can be used in a wide variety of introductory courses.
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July
Principles of Pharmacology: The Pathophysiologic Basis of Drug Therapy - David E. Golan, Armen H. Tashjian, Ehrin J. Armstrong, April W. ArmstrongThis primary textbook for a first course in pharmacology offers an integrated, systems-based, and mechanism-based approach to understanding drug therapy. Each chapter focuses on a target organ system, begins with a clinical case, and incorporates cell biology, biochemistry, physiology, and pathophysiology to explain how and why different drug classes are effective for diseases in that organ system. Over 400 two-color illustrations show molecular, cellular, biochemical, and pathophysiologic processes underlying diseases and depict targets of drug therapy. Each Second Edition chapter includes a
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July
Mymathlab Notebook for Squires/Wyrick Developmental Math: Basic Math, Introductory Algebra, and Intermediate Algebra - John Squires, Karen WyrickThe MyMathLab Notebook accompanies the Squires and Wyrick eCourse and shows key examples from the step-by-step videos along with extra space for students to take notes. It also offers additional helpful hints and practice exercises for every topic in the eCourse. The notebook is three-hole-punched so that students can insert it into their course binder and add additional notes, solutions for their homework exercises, and additional practice work as needed.
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July
The Desert Fathers: Sayings of the Early Christian Monks - Benedicta WardThe Desert Fathers were the first Christian monks, living in solitude in the deserts of Egypt, Palestine, and Syria. In contrast to the formalized and official theology of the "founding fathers" of the Church, they were ordinary Christians who chose to renounce the world and live lives of celibacy, fasting, vigil, prayer, and poverty in direct and simple response to the gospel. First recorded in the fourth century, their Sayings—consisting of spiritual advice, anecdotes, parables, and reflections on life—influenced the rule of St. Benedict, set the pattern for Western monasticism, and have
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July
Operating System Concepts with Java - Abraham Silberschatz, Peter Baer Galvin, Greg GagneThe award-winning team of Abraham Silberschatz, Peter Galvin, and Greg Gagne gets system administrators right up to speed on all the key concepts of computer operating systems. This new edition gives them a thorough theoretical foundation that they can apply to a wide variety of systems as they progress to the next level of their computer work. It presents several new Java example programs including features in Java 7. Increased coverage is offered on user perspective, OS design, security, and distributed programming. New exercises are also provided to reinforce the concepts and enable system
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July
Patient Practitioner Interaction: An Experiential Manual for Developing the Art of Healthcare - Carol M. DavisOne of the most recognized and respected texts in rehabilitation for nearly two decades, Patient Practitioner Interaction: An Experiential Manual for Developing the Art of Health Care has been updated into a substantial fourth edition that includes the latest information on the relationship between the patient and the practitioner. Dr. Carol Davis, along with contributions from three of today's leaders, has written this fourth edition to assist health care professionals in learning about themselves. Patient Practitioner Interaction is filled with information designed to help improve personal