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How to Weed Your Attic: Getting Rid of Junk without Destroying History

Elizabeth H. Dow · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 152
Format: Hardcover

How to Weed Your Attic: Getting Rid of Junk without Destroying History provides answers to the question: when someone dies or it's time to move --- or just clean out the attic, garage, or basement, what papers and other things should we save for the sake of history and what can we safely...
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The Patch

John McPhee · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An "album quilt," an artful assortment of nonfiction writings by John McPhee that have not previously appeared in any bookThe Patch is the seventh collection of essays by the nonfiction master, all published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. It is divided into two parts. Part 1, "The...
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The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2019

Sarah Janssen · World Almanac
Pages: 1008
Format: Paperback

Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource.The World Almanac® and Book of Facts is America's top-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. For more than 150 years, this compendium of information has been the authoritative...
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GED Test Prep 2019: 2 Practice Tests Proven Strategies

Caren Van Slyke · Kaplan Publishing
Pages: 780
Format: Paperback

Kaplan's GED Test Prep 2019 provides expert strategies, online practice, and video tutorials to help you pass all four GED subject tests. Our book is content fully aligned according to GED Testing Service, and Kaplan is the official partner for live online prep for the GED test. For more...
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Master the GED Test 2019

PETERSON'S. · Peterson's
Pages: 1008
Format: Paperback

Peterson's® Master the™ GED® Test 2019 is a comprehensive guide that offers the essential test-prep and review material for the high school equivalency diploma test, including practice tests, subject review, and expert tips on how to score high on each GED test. Readers will find...
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Babel: Around the World in Twenty Languages

GASTON DORREN · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

English is the world language, except that most of the world doesn't speak it -- only one in five people does. Dorren calculates that to speak fluently with half of the world's 7.4 billion people in their mother tongues, you would need to know no fewer than twenty languages. He sets...
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How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler

RYAN NORTH · Riverhead Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Get ready to make history. . . better.What would you do if a time machine hurled you thousands of years into the past . . . and then broke? How would you survive? Could you improve on humanity's original timeline? And how hard would it be to domesticate a giant wombat?Don't worry:...
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