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Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law: Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions

Shae Irving · Nolo
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

Everything you wanted to know about the law, but couldn't afford to ask. How do I get a collection agency to stop harassing me? What are the pros and cons of the different types of adoption? Do I need a copyright for my YouTube videos? What are my rights when it comes to a noisy neighbor?...
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Science and the City: The Mechanics Behind the Metropolis

Laurie Winkless · Bloomsbury SIGMA
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Science is secretly at work behind the scenes of major cities of the world and will continue to be so. Technological advances in fields as diverse as quantum mechanics, electronics, and nanotechnology are proving increasingly important to city life, and the urban world will turn to science...
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Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon

JEFFREY KLUGER · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of the historic voyage to the moon that closed out one of our darkest years with a nearly unimaginable triumphIn August 1968, NASA made a bold decision: in just sixteen weeks, the United States would launch humankind's first flight to the moon. Only the year before, three...
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The Chicken Keeper's Problem Solver: 100 Common Problems Explored and Explained

Chris Graham · Quarry Books
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

While keeping chickens certainly isn't rocket science, doing it properly does involve decent levels of understanding, commitment, and attention to detail. Getting the basics right is essential, and this demands a solid appreciation of important areas such as housing, feeding, breed...
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Illusion of Justice: Inside Making a Murderer and America's Broken System

Jerome F Buting · Harper
Pages: 339
Format: Hardcover

Interweaving his account of the Steven Avery trial at the heart of Making a Murderer with other high profile cases from his criminal defense career, attorney Jerome F. Buting explains the flaws in America's criminal justice system and lays out a provocative, persuasive blue-print for reform.Over...
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Off: Your Digital Detox for a Better Life

Tanya Goodin · Harry N. Abrams
Pages: 111
Format: Paperback

Walk down any street, stroll through any park, step into a bar or restaurant, and everyone is glued to their mobile devices. Many of us struggle with the near-constant urge to check our phones - the average person interacts with their device more than 2,600 times a day - and this dependence...
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Architecture and Ritual: How Buildings Shape Society

Peter Blundell Jones · Bloomsbury Academic
Pages: 392
Format: Hardcover

Architecture and Ritual explores how the varied rituals of everyday life are framed and defined in space by the buildings which we inhabit. It penetrates beyond traditional assumptions about architectural style, aesthetics and utility to deal with something more implicit: how buildings...
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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: Keep Your Property & Repay Debts Over Time

CARA O'NEILL · NOLO
Pages: 416
Format: Paperback

Are you considering filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy? Use this plain-English guide to decide if a Chapter 13 case is right for you. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy explains how the process works, which debts will get discharged at the end of your bankruptcy case, how much you'll pay through your...
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Bringing Columbia Home: The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew

Michael Leinbach · Arcade Publishing
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Mike Leinbach was the launch director of the space shuttle program when Columbia disintegrated on reentry before a nation's eyes on February 1, 2003. And it would be Mike Leinbach who would be a key leader in the search and recovery effort as NASA, FEMA, the FBI, the US Forest Service,...
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Why Knowledge Matters: Rescuing Our Children from Failed Educational Theories

E D Hirsch · Harvard Education Press
Pages: 270
Format: Print book

In Why Knowledge Matters, influential scholar E. D. Hirsch, Jr., addresses critical issues in contemporary education reform and shows how cherished truisms about education and child development have led to unintended and negative consequences. Hirsch, author of The Knowledge Deficit,...
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Living Wills and Powers of Attorney for California

Shae Irving · Nolo
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

A serious accident or illness can happen to anyone at any time. That's why everyone should have these essential documents: An advance health care directive (also called a living will and durable power of attorney for health care) , which lets you state your wishes for end-of-life...
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Emperor of Enzymes: A Biography of Arthur Kornberg, Biochemist and Nobel Laureate

Errol C Friedberg · World Scientific Publishing Company
Pages: 350
Format: Hardcover

This book chronicles the life and work of the late Arthur Kornberg, one of the premier biochemists in the world, who discovered the enzyme DNA polymerase, a key enzyme required for the biosynthesis of DNA. The book provides readers with a view of the personality and character of one of the great...
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Manager's Legal Handbook,The

Lisa Guerin · NOLO
Pages: 496
Format: Paperback

Packed with all the information supervisors and managers need, The Manager's Legal Handbook is the perfect resource for avoiding legal trouble when dealing with employees. It covers everything from hiring to firing, including wages and hours, workplace privacy, time off from work, protecting...
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Vacation Guide to the Solar System: Science for the Savvy Space Traveler!

OLIVIA KOSKI · Penguin Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Packed with real science and fueled by imagination, a beautifully illustrated travel guide to traveling in our solar system Imagine taking a hike along the windswept red plains of Mars to dig for signs of life, or touring one of Jupiter's sixty-four moons where you can photograph its swirling...
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A Space Traveler's Guide to the Solar System

Mark Thompson · Pegasus Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening and provocative tour of our solar system, from one of Britain's celebrated astronomists. Have you ever dreamed of being an astronaut, traveling through the universe on your very own space mission? What would it be like to tour the solar system, visiting the sun and the planets,...
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