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House of Invention: The Extraordinary Evolution of Everyday Objects

David Lindsay · The Lyons Press; 1st edition
Pages: 196
Format: Hardcover

David Lindsay tours the typical American home, stopping in each room to examine the most taken-for-granted objects, and finds incredible stories behind even the most-overlooked items. In perhaps the most ignored room, the bathroom, he finds that Thomas Crapper did not in fact invent...
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Chilton's repair & tune-up guide, Dodge, Plymouth trucks, 1967-84: All U.S. and Canadian models of 2 and 4-wheel drive pick-ups, Ramcharger and Trail Duster including diesel engines

Richard J. Rivele · Chilton Book Co
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Book by Chilton Book Company, Chilton Automotives Editorial
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Hid from Our Eyes: A Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne Mystery

Julia Spencer-Fleming · Minotaur Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestseller Julia Spencer-Fleming returns to her beloved Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne mystery series with new crimes that span decades.

1952. Millers Kill Police Chief Harry McNeil is called to a crime scene where a woman in a party dress has been murdered...

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For All Mankind

Harry Hurt · Atlantic Monthly Pr; illustrated edition edition
Format: Illustrated]

Between December 1968 and December 1972, twenty-four men captured the imagination of the world as they voyaged to the moon. For All Mankind presents a dramatic, engrossing, and comprehensive account of what President John F. Kennedy called "the most hazardous and dangerous and greatest...
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NEC 2011

National Fire Protection Association · NFPA
Format: Book

Safe, efficient, code-compliant electrical installations are made simple with the latest publication of this widely popular resource. Like its highly successful previous editions, the National Electrical Code 2011 softcover version combines solid, thorough, research-based content with the tools...
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Hitler's American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law

James Q. Whitman · Princeton University Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Nazism triumphed in Germany during the high era of Jim Crow laws in the United States. Did the American regime of racial oppression in any way inspire the Nazis? The unsettling answer is yes. In Hitler's American Model, James Whitman presents a detailed investigation of the American...
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2006 International Plumbing Code

International Code Council · ICC
Pages: 148
Format: Paperback

SOFTCOVER VERSION: The 2006 International Plumbing Codeaddresses the design and installation of plumbing systems through requirements that emphasize performance. Provisions are provided for fixtures, piping, fittings, and devices, as well as design and installation methods for water supply,...
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Solar Electricity Basics: A Green Energy Guide

Dan Chiras · New Society Publishers
Format: Paperback

The future will be powered by renewables. As we transition away from finite and polluting fossil fuels, clean, reliable, and affordable renewable technologies such as solar electricity will become the mainstay of our energy supply.  Solar Electricity Basics provides a clear understanding...
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Shocking Cases from Dr. Henry Lee's Forensic Files: The Phil Spector Case / the Priest's Ritual Murder of a Nun / the Brown's Chicken Massacre and More!

Henry C. Lee · Prometheus Books
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

Dr. Henry C. Lee is highly regarded throughout the law-enforcement community as one of the most talented and experienced forensic scientists in the world. He has also received widespread public recognition and media attention through his association with sensational criminal investigations,...
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