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Breaking the chains of gravity : the story of spaceflight before nasa

Amy Shira Teitel · Bloomsbury Sigma

NASA's history is a familiar story, culminating with the agency successfully landing men on the moon in 1969, but its prehistory is an important and rarely told tale. America's space agency drew together some of the best minds the non-Soviet world had to offer. At the end of World War II, Wernher...
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Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide

Stephen Fishman J.D. · NOLO
Pages: 536
Format: Paperback

Maximize your tax deductions. Named a "Top 10 Real Estate Book" by Robert Bruss, syndicated real estate columnist. If you own residential rental properties, you will want to know about all the valuable deductions you are entitled to take as a landlord. Every Landlord's Tax Deduction...
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The Executor's Guide: Settling a Loved One's Estate or Trust

Mary Randolph · NOLO; Sixth Edition edition
Format: Book

The step-by-step guide to serving as an executor. If you need to wrap up the affairs of a loved one who has died, you may feel overwhelmed - especially when you're grieving. But you can do it, and this book will show you how. A roadmap to follow. The Executor's Guide will lead...
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Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court in California

Ralph Warner Attorney · NOLO; Twentieth edition
Format: Print book

Evaluate your claim, figure out your best course of action and represent yourself in small claims court with this definitive guide Everybodys Guide to Small Claims Court in California gives you step-by-step instructions to bring or defend your case. From preparing evidence and lining up persuasive...
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Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court

Ralph Warner · Nolo
Pages: 424
Format: Paperback

Successfully present and win your small claims court case. Thorough preparation for your day in small claims court can make the difference between writing a check and receiving one, so get the only guide to small claims court that provides tips by former judges. Everybody's Guide...
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The Secret of the Key: A Sixty-Eight Rooms Adventure

Marianne Malone · Random House Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

Filled with magic, mystery, miniatures, and adventure, the Sixty-Eight Rooms is the perfect series for fans of Chasing Vermeer, The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, and The Dollpeople! Chicago sixth graders Ruthie and Jack think they've learned everything about the magic...
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California Workers' Comp: How to Take Charge When You're Injured on the Job

Christopher Ball · NOLO
Pages: 472
Format: Paperback

More than a million Californians a year suffer job-related injuries or illness. For many, receiving compensation can be a nightmare, since recent laws give employers and insurance companies far greater rights and employees fewer medical benefits. California Workers' Comp shows how to handle...
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Privacy in the New Media Age

Jon L. Mills · University Press of Florida
Format: Hardcover

"An essential book for anyone concerned with the increasingly ubiquitous clashes between a technologically borderless world, free press, safety and personal privacy." - Charlotte Laws, board member, Cyber Civil Rights Initiative "Elucidates a path that both enhances dignity...
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The Self-Sufficiency Handbook: Your Complete Guide to a Self-Sufficient Home, Garden, and Kitchen

Alan Bridgewater · CompanionHouse Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Worried about ever-rising fuel bills and longing for the day when you can be off-grid and independent? Anxious about the quality of the food you eat and planning to go organic? Yearning to get back to the way it was but don't know where to start? This book will show you how to achieve the eco-friendly...
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Nolo's Patents for Beginners: Quick & Legal

David Pressman Attorney · NOLO
Pages: 296
Format: Paperback

A brilliantly clear and up-to-date patent guide Patent law is changing, and this bestselling primer on patent law has up-to-date information on the America Invents Act, the most important change to American patent law in two centuries. Packed with detailed information, Nolo's Patents...
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Public Domain, The: How to Find & Use Copyright-Free Writings, Music, Art & More

Stephen Fishman J.D. · NOLO
Pages: 464
Format: Paperback

Need content? Find public domain works free for the taking! Even though you've always been told otherwise, writers and artists can often copy other people's work and get away with it. Enter the world of the public domain, where everything is free for the taking, and the only secret...
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Trustee's Legal Companion, The: A Step-by-Step Guide to Administering a Living Trust

Liza Weiman Hanks · Nolo
Pages: 399
Format: Print book

You're the trustee. Now What? Serving as the trustee of a living trust after someone has died can be a big task - and you probably wonder just where you're supposed to start. The Trustee's Legal Companion contains the help you need to get organized, get moving, and do a good...
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The Public Domain: How to Find & Use Copyright-Free Writings, Music, Art & More

Stephen Fishman · NOLO; Seventh Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Need content? Find public domain works free for the taking! Even though you've always been told otherwise, writers and artists can copy other people's work and get away with it. Enter the world of the public domain, where everything is free for the taking, and the only secret...
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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

Nathalia Holt · Back Bay Books
Pages: 337
Format: Print book

A New York Times bestsellerA Los Angeles Times bestsellerAn Amazon Best Book of 2016An Entertainment Weekly "10 Books You Have to Read in April"An Elle "8 Books by Women for Bill Gates to Read This Summer"2016 Goodreads Choice Awards finalist11 Books to Read If You Loved...
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The End of College: Creating the Future of Learning and the University of Everywhere

Kevin Carey · Riverhead Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From a renowned education writer comes a paradigm-shifting examination of the rapidly changing world of college that every parent, student, educator, and investor needs to understand.Over the span of just nine months in 2011 and 2012, the world's most famous universities and high-powered...
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