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The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus - Richard PrestonThe bestselling landmark account of the first emergence of the Ebola virus. A highly infectious, deadly virus from the central African rain forest suddenly appears in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. There is no cure. In a few days 90 percent of its victims are dead. A secret military SWAT team of soldiers and scientists is mobilized to stop the outbreak of this exotic "hot" virus. The Hot Zone tells this dramatic story, giving a hair-raising account of the appearance of rare and lethal viruses and their "crashes" into the human race. Shocking, frightening, and impossible to ignore, The Hot Zone
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50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology: Shattering Widespread Misconceptions about Human Behavior - Scott O. Lilienfeld, Steven Jay Lynn, John Ruscio, Barry L. Beyerstein50 Great Myths of Popular Psychology uses popular myths as a vehicle for helping students and laypersons to distinguish science from pseudoscience. Uses common myths as a vehicle for exploring how to distinguish factual from fictional claims in popular psychology Explores topics that readers will relate to, but often misunderstand, such as 'opposites attract', 'people use only 10% of their brains', and 'handwriting reveals your personality' Provides a 'mythbusting kit' for evaluating folk psychology claims in everyday life Teaches essential critical thinking skills through detailed discussions of
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English Grammar in Use with Answers: Reference and Practice for Intermediate Students - Raymond MurphyThis is a self-study reference and practice book for intermediate and more advanced learners of English. Covering all areas of language which students at this level find difficult, this revised and updated book retains the clarity, simplicity and accessibility of the first edition, adding to it new and redesigned units and appendices, modified right-hand page exercises and additional exercises. Students should find it easy to use: 136 two-page units combine clear, accurate language presentation on left-hand pages with thorough, varied practice on facing pages. New additional exercises offer
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Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies - Frances Sizer, Eleanor WhitneyNUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES focuses on the application of Nutrition principles while offering outstanding coverage of biochemistry and physiology. Its colorful design and conversational writing style make it appealing and accessible to students and has made it the leading Nutrition text for the non-majors or mixed majors/non-majors introductory course.
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Between Dignity and Despair: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany - Marion A. KaplanBetween Dignity and Despair draws on the extraordinary memoirs, diaries, interviews, and letters of Jewish women and men to give us the first intimate portrait of Jewish life in Nazi Germany. Kaplan tells the story of Jews in Germany not from the hindsight of the Holocaust, nor by focusing on the persecutors, but from the bewildered and ambiguous perspective of Jews trying to navigate their daily lives in a world that was becoming more and more insane. Answering the charge that Jews should have left earlier, Kaplan shows that far from seeming inevitable, the Holocaust was impossible to foresee
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A First Course in Abstract Algebra - John B. FraleighConsidered a classic by many, A First Course in Abstract Algebra, Seventh Edition is an in-depth introduction to abstract algebra. Focused on groups, rings and fields, this text gives students a firm foundation for more specialized work by emphasizing an understanding of the nature of algebraic structures. Sets and Relations; GROUPS AND SUBGROUPS; Introduction and Examples; Binary Operations; Isomorphic Binary Structures; Groups; Subgroups; Cyclic Groups; Generators and Cayley Digraphs; PERMUTATIONS, COSETS, AND DIRECT PRODUCTS; Groups of Permutations; Orbits, Cycles, and the Alternating Groups;
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Algebra: Pure and Applied - Aigli PapantonopoulouThis book provides thorough coverage of the main topics of abstract algebra while offering nearly 100 pages of applications. A "repetition" and "examples first" approach introduces learners to mathematical rigor and abstraction while teaching them the basic notions and results of modern algebra. Chapter topics include group theory, direct products and Abelian groups, rings and fields, geometric constructions, historical notes, symmetries, and coding theory. For future teachers of algebra and geometry at the high school level.
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Life-Span Development - John W. SantrockDriven by learning goals, previous editions of this text have been widely adopted for their accurate and up-to-date coverage. While maintaining these hallmarks, this revision includes increased coverage of adulthood and aging, two new "Interlude" features on research and diversity, and updated research with more 21st-century citations than ever before.
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Lightning Literature: Eighth Grade Literature and Composition Student's Guide - Elizabeth KamathStudents read in the following order: “A Crazy Tale,” by G. K. Chesterton from Stories and Poems for Extremely Intelligent Children Treasure Island by R. L. Stevenson Various poems from Stories and Poems. . . A Day of Pleasure by Isaac B. Singer “Wakefield” a short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne from Stories and Poems. . . A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Various poems from Stories and Poems. . . The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien “Reflections” a short story by Lafcadio Hearn from Stories and Poems. . . My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell Various poems from Stories and Poems. . . To Kill a