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May
The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors: The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour - James D. Hornfischer“This will be a fight against overwhelming odds from which survival cannot be expected. We will do what damage we can.” With these words, Lieutenant Commander Robert W. Copeland addressed the crew of the destroyer escort USS Samuel B. Roberts on the morning of October 25, 1944, off the Philippine Island of Samar. On the horizon loomed the mightiest ships of the Japanese navy, a massive fleet that represented the last hope of a staggering empire. All that stood between it and Douglas MacArthur’s vulnerable invasion force were the Roberts and the other small ships of a tiny American flotilla poised
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May
Assessment in Speech-Language Pathology: A Resource Manual - Kenneth G. Shipley, Julie G. McAfeeThis best-selling, widely lauded resource has been carefully revised to be the most important edition yet. Clinicians have come to depend on this accessible, easy to navigate resource manual for a wide range of procedures and materials for obtaining, interpreting, and reporting assessment data. In this new edition, you'll find a new chapter on literacy, including much-needed information on reading and writing assessment. There is also updated and expanded coverage of autism, auditory processing disorders, and pediatric dysphagia. The reproducible, customizable forms have been updated as needed,
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May
Portugues Xxi (Portuguese Edition) - Ana Tavares, Lidel Edicoes TecnicasEsta obra faz parte de um Curso de Português Língua Estrangeira, estruturado em 3 níveis, que tem como objectivo a aprendizagem da língua portuguesa, de forma activa e participativa, apresentando uma grande preocupação pelo desenvolvimento da compreensão e da expressão oral do aluno, estimulando o debate e a troca de opinião, embora não esqueça a importância da compreensão e da expressão escrita, tendo quase sempre como base textos autênticos retirados da imprensa escrita. Os seus livros são constituído em 12 unidades, tem, de 3 em 3 unidades, uma Unidade de Revisão que permite a consolidação do
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May
Swinging Single: Representing Sexuality in the 1960s - Hillary Radner, Moya LuckettCritics and defenders alike connect today's widespread anxieties about sexuality and culture to the political activism of the 1960s and the counterculture's preoccupation with the individual pursuit of pleasure/ In contrast, the essays in Swindling Single attribute the new sexual mores of that era not to its political upheavals but to a confluence of social, cultural, and economic factors that encouraged personal gratification and altered traditionally defined gender roles.Contributors analyze a broad range of topics: the commercialization of avant-garde and exploitation films; new visions of
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May
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine: Volumes 1 and 2, 18th Edition - Dan L. Longo, Anthony S. Fauci, Joseph Loscalzo, Stephen L. HauserThe most trusted textbook in medicine -- featuring the acclaimed "Harrison's" DVD with 57 additional chapters and exclusive video and tutorials "Now presented in TWO VOLUMES" Extensively revised and expanded by the world's leading physicians, "Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 18e" continues to set the standard as the pinnacle of current medical knowledge and practice, offering the definitive review of disease mechanisms and management. CURRENT All chapters have been completely updated to reflect the latest knowledge and evidence, and important new chapters have been added,
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May
A Practicum in TESOL: Professional Development Through Teaching Practice - Graham CrookesThis book addresses practical teaching matters, including lesson planning, motivation, classroom management, as well as moral and political issues. This is a valuable source book for both teacher educators and classroom teachers. It covers a wide range of key areas, including lesson planning, classroom management, and motivation. It also delves into the moral and political dimensions of teaching. Discussion of these areas is supported by extensive quotes from real teachers and is well grounded in academic theory. The treatment is sufficiently challenging to interest the experienced teacher, but
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May
First Certificate Language Practice - Michael VinceThis text revises the main grammar points at the level of First Certificate as well as providing practice in key lexical areas. The book can be used as a self-study reference grammar and practice book or as supplementary material in classes preparing for examinations.
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May
PHP Design Patterns - Aaron SarayThis guide helps PHP developers take advantage of the stability and features of design patternsDesign patterns are the cornerstones of building solid, stable, flexible, and feature-rich Web applications. This guide enables PHP developers to take advantage of everything they offer. If you are unfamiliar with design patterns, this book explains what you need to know. Both novice and veteran PHP developers will benefit from the alphabetical list of design patterns and code examples showing how to implement each pattern in PHP. Step-by-step instructions for a sample contact management system will
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May
Human Services Dictionary - Howard RosenthalWritten in an interesting, accessible and informative manner, with 1600 entries this book is an ideal reference for human service professionals and students preparing for exams. Special features include: extensive cross-referencing, a directory of human service organizations, short biographies of important figures in the profession, a short history of human services, and specialized and slang terms specific to the human service profession.
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May
Answering God: The Psalms as Tools for Prayer - Eugene H. PetersonEugene H. Peterson speaks to Christians who realize the necessity for prayer and yearn for it but who find their prayer unconvincing and unsatisfying. Addressing the causes of this dissatisfaction, Answering God offers guidelines for using the Psalms as dynamic tools for prayer.