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April
Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia: Fourth Edition, Revised - Tom StevensonA guide to wine and wine making presents information about wine-growing regions, factors that affect the taste and quality of each region's wine, an overview of the producers and their vintages, and starred reviews. Title: The Sotheby's Wine Encyclopedia Author: Stevenson, Tom Publisher: Dk Pub Publication Date: 2007/11/19 Number of Pages: 664 Binding Type: HARDCOVER Library of Congress: bl2007026010
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April
The Chosen - Chaim Potok"Anyone who finds it is finding a jewel. Its themes are profound and universal." THE WALL STREET JOURNAL It is the now-classic story of two fathers and two sons and the pressures on all of them to pursue the religion they share in the way that is best suited to each. And as the boys grow into young men, they discover in the other a lost spiritual brother, and a link to an unexplored world that neither had ever considered before. In effect, they exchange places, and find the peace that neither will ever retreat from again....
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April
The Art of iPhoneography: A Guide to Mobile Creativity - Stephanie RobertsThe world's most popular cameras today are the ones on a cell phone--and this guide will help iPhone owners get the best photos possible from their equipment. Not only does The Art of iPhoneography explain how to choose, load, and use the best of the apps, it also focuses on the specific techniques that define this genre of picture-taking, and the skills photographers need to develop their creative “i.”
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Autobiography - John Stuart Mill, John M. RobsonOne of the greatest prodigies of his era, John Stuart Mill (1806-73) was studying arithmetic and Greek by the age of three, as part of an astonishingly intense education at his father's hand. Intellectually brilliant, fearless and profound, he became a leading Victorian liberal thinker, whose works - including On Liberty, Utilitarianism, The Subjection of Women and this autobiography - are among the crowning achievements of the age. Here he describes the pressures placed on him by his childhood, the mental breakdown he suffered as a young man, his struggle to understand a world of feelings and
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April
Digital Filters - Richard HammingDigital signals occur in an increasing number of applications: in telephone communications; in radio, television, and stereo sound systems; and in spacecraft transmissions, to name just a few. This introductory text examines digital filtering, the processes of smoothing, predicting, differentiating, integrating, and separating signals, as well as the removal of noise from a signal. The processes bear particular relevance to computer applications, one of the focuses of this book. Readers will find Hamming's analysis accessible and engaging, in recognition of the fact that many people with the
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April
Biochemistry - Geoffrey L. ZubayMost authoritative, comprehensive text for a one- or two-semester course in biochemistry.
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The Quantum Manual of Style - Brian MihokA textbook to a discipline that doesn't exist. Think Strunk & White, only exploring an invented side of quantum mechanics instead of grammar. The story of Tara and her family travels the length of the book, applying the strange and sharp rules of a field designed to understand what can't be understood. The universe is expanding. Tragedy strikes and Tara sets out on her own. She hitches rides. She explores far off cities. She finds the expanding universe cold and hulking and lawless. But she discovers that instead of moving out always away from her, it is moving in, contracting, reducing
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April
Warfare in Roman Europe, Ad 350-425 - Hugh EltonDespite the importance of warfare in the collapse of the Roman Empire, there is no modern, comprehensive study available. This book discusses the practice of warfare in Europe, from both Roman and barbarian perspectives, in the late fourth and early fifth centuries. It analyses the military practices and capabilities of the Romans and their northern enemies at policy, strategic, operational, and tactical levels, and covers civil wars, sieges, and naval warfare. Dr Elton analyses in depth the issue of barbarization, and shows that it did not affect the efficiency of the Roman army. Other sections
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April
First Aid for the USMLE Step 1: A Student-To-Student Guide - Tao T. Le, Vikas BhushanThe #1 selling medical review book in the world -- updated with the latest must-know facts and test-taking strategies for the USMLE Step 1 INSIDER ADVICE "FOR" STUDENTS "FROM" STUDENTS A Doody's Core Title for 2011 "On the last edition: " 4 STAR DOODY'S REVEW "This book manages to fit two years worth of medical school content into one review book....This book is extremely helpful in preparing for the USMLE Step 1 exam. It is concise enough to use to prepare for the exam in a reasonable amount of time without omitting important information. It covers the material covered in the first two years