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April
Two Novels: The Stony Heart and B/Moondocks - Arno Schmidt, John E. WoodsTaking place in 1954, The Stony Heart concerns a man gathering documents for a study of a historian, and in the course of his search he gets involved with a woman who is married to a man who is involved with a woman, etc.B/Moondocks has parallel stories, one played out in a rural German town in the late 1950s, and the other on the moon in 1980 (the book was first published in German in 1960).At the heart of both is an absolute commitment to two things: freeing language from its commonplace prose functions, and Schmidt's ongoing savage attack on the German mind-set and attitude that gave us two
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April
Schaum's Outline of Theory and Problems of Programming with FORTRAN 77 (Schaum's Outlines) - William E. Mayo, Martin CwiakalaConfusing Textbooks? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's Outlines. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills. This Schaum's Outline gives you Practice problems with full explanations that reinforce knowledge Coverage of the most
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April
Plants, Genes and Crop Biotechnology - Maarten J. Chrispeels, David E. SadavaJones And Bartlett Publishers And The American Society Of Plant Biologists Have Teamed Up For The Second Edition Of Plants, Genes, And Crop Biotechnology. The Essays Collected In This Text Bring Together Aspects Of Genetics And Plant Breeding, Molecular Biology And Genetic Engineering, Plant Development And Reproduction, Soils And Plant Nutrition, Agro-Ecology And The Sustainability Of Agricultural Practices, Population Increases And The Difficulty Of Eradicating Hunger, Pest Control Practices And Their Environmental Consequences, And The Role Of Biotechnology In Modern Crop Production.
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April
Barron's Practice Exercises for the TOEFL Test - Pamela SharpePRACTICE EXERCISES FOR THE TOEFL TEST Nearly 1,000 Practice Questions to help you succeed on the TOEFL test A detailed study plan Shows you what to expect when you take the TOEFL Test Offers you a 10-week study plan - and shows you how to revise that plan if you have less time available Practice Exercises Listening Comprehension Reading Comprehension Written Expression More Helpful Features Answers and explanations to all questions Written transcript of Listening Comprehension Practice Exercises, which are also available as optional audiocassettes
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April
Communication Systems - Simon HaykinThis best-selling, easy to read, communication systems book has been extensively revised to include an exhaustive treatment of digital communications. Throughout, it emphasizes the statistical underpinnings of communication theory in a complete and detailed manner.
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April
Random House Webster's American Sign Language Dictionary - Elaine Costello, Linda C. Tom, Paul M. SetzerThe Random House Webster’s Compact American Sign Language Dictionary is a treasury of over 4,500 signs for the novice and experienced user alike. It includes complete descriptions of each sign, plus full-torso illustrations. There is also a subject index for easy reference as well as alternate signs for the same meaning.
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April
Economics: The Basics - Michael J. MandelDelivers the basics of economics and develops a students' economic literacy.
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April
Basic German: A Grammar and Workbook - Heiner SchenkeThis text is aimed at absolute beginners but can also be used as a refresher course in German. It provides both an accessible reference grammar as well as related exercises. It is useful for independent learners and class use.
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April
Text Information Retrieval Systems - Charles T. Meadow, Bert R. Boyce, Donald H. Kraft, Carol BarryThe work covers the nature of information, how it is organised for use by a computer, how search functions are carried out and some of the theory underlying these functions. It covers the World Wide Web and current search engines.
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April
Give Me Liberty!: An American History - Eric FonerWith characteristic clarity, Professor Foner has written an accessible, event-based narrative that is enriched throughout by the theme of American freedom. Foner shows students how the meanings of freedom have changed during the course of American history and how the limits of freedom have expanded and contracted in response to social, political, cultural, and economic events. The freedom theme integrates the text and motivates the study of history by alerting students to how much is at stake in understanding America s past. The first edition of Give Me Liberty! is available as a compact, low-cost