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Burglar's guide to the city.

Geoff Manaugh · Farrar
Pages: 304
Format: Book

Encompassing nearly 2,000 years of heists and tunnel jobs, break-ins and escapes, A Burglar's Guide to the City offers an unexpected blueprint to the criminal possibilities in the world all around us. You'll never see the city the same way again.At the core of A Burglar's Guide to the City...
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A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution

Jennifer A Doudna · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A trailblazing biologist grapples with her role in the biggest scientific discovery of our era: a cheap, easy way of rewriting genetic code, with nearly limitless promise and peril. Not since the atomic bomb has a technology so alarmed its inventors that they warned the world about its use....
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Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War

Mary Roach · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 285
Format: Print book

A New York Times / National Bestseller "America's funniest science writer" (Washington Post) Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war.Grunt tackles the science behind...
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The Glass Cage: Automation and Us

Nicholas Carr · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In The Glass Cage, best-selling author Nicholas Carr digs behind the headlines about factory robots and self-driving cars, wearable computers and digitized medicine, as he explores the hidden costs of granting software dominion over our work and our leisure and reveals something we already...
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The Cell: Discovering the Microscopic World that Determines Our Health, Our Consciousness, and Our Future

Joshua Z Rappoport · BenBella Books
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Your body has trillions of cells, and each one has the complexity and dynamism of a city. Your life, your thoughts, your diseases, and your health are all the function of cells.But what do you really know about what goes on inside you?The last time most people thought about cells in any detail...
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The Crime Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

Dorling Kindersley, Inc. · DK
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An essential guide to criminology, exploring the most infamous cases of all time, from serial killers to mob hits to war crimes and more.From Jack the Ripper to Jeffrey Dahmer, The Crime Book is a complete study of international true crime history that unpacks the shocking stories through...
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Form Your Own Limited Liability Company

ANTHONY MANCUSO · NOLO
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Make your business an LLCS Structuring your business as an LLC can bring important advantages: It lets you limit your personal liability for business debts and simplify your taxes. Here, you'll find the key legal forms you need to create an LLC in your state, including: LLC articles...
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Have Black Lives Ever Mattered?

MUMIA ABU-JAMAL · City Lights Publishers
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

"This collection of short meditations, written from a prison cell, captures the past two decades of police violence that gave rise to Black Lives Matter while digging deeply into the history of the United States. This is the book we need right now to find our bearings in the chaos."--Roxanne...
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Make: Getting Started with Raspberry Pi: Electronic Projects with the Low-Cost Pocket-Sized Computer

Matt Richardson · Maker Media, Inc; 2 edition
Format: Print book

What can you do with the Raspberry Pi the inexpensive credit card-sized computer All sorts of things If youre learning how to program or looking to build new electronic projects this hands-on guide will show you just how valuable this flexible little platform can be This book takes you step-by-step...
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Small Gas Engine Repair, Fourth Edition

PAUL DEMPSEY · MCGRAW-HILL EDUCATION
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The bestselling step-by-step guide to gas engine maintenance and repair - updated for today's do-it-yourselferThe Fourth Edition of Small Gas Engine Repair shows readers how to troubleshoot and repair virtually any type of small gas engine used in garden equipment, chain saws, pumps,...
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Deeper Learning: How Eight Innovative Public Schools Are Transforming Education in the Twenty-First Century

Monica Martinez · The New Press
Format: Hardcover

While education reformers and policy makers grapple with big fixes and the politics of national initiatives, most teachers and parents share the simple and urgent desire for students—especially those from low-income communities—to be on the road to college and ultimately to develop...
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101 Law Forms for Personal Use

Nolo Editors · NOLO
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

Reliable legal forms for common personal and family transactions At one time or another, we all need to get an agreement in writing. But where to start? 101 Law Forms for Personal Use makes it easy to create legal agreements and organize essential information. The plain-English instructions...
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Bridge to Brilliance : How One Principal in a Tough Community Is Inspiring the World

Nadia Lopez · Viking
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

"The story of Mott Hall Bridges Academy is the story of American education. Nadia Lopez . . . must be a principal, a mentor, and sometimes a mother. I hope that you're as impressed by her dedication to these kids as I've been." - Brandon Stanton, #1 New York Times bestselling...
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Firefighter Exam

Learningexpress. · Learning Express, 2016.
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Challenging, rewarding, and well-paying, firefighting is a terrific career choice. But before they join the ranks of one of the nation's most admired occupations, applicants must pass a rigorous exam. With 5 total practice exams, this guide provides the most thorough and up-to-date...
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The Small-Scale Dairy: The Complete Guide to Milk Production for the Home and Market

Gianaclis Caldwell · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 212
Format: Paperback

The Small-Scale Dairy includes everything you need to know in order to successfully produce nourishing, healthy, farm-fresh milk. Whether for home use, direct sale to the consumer, or sale to an artisanal cheesemaker, high-quality raw milk is a delicate, desirable product. Successful and sustainable...
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