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Going Deep: John Philip Holland and the Invention of the Attack Submarine

Lawrence Goldstone · Pegasus Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The controversial history of the attack submarine -- and the story of its colorful creator, John Philip Holland -- that reveals how this imaginative invention changed the face of modern warfare. From Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea to The Hunt for Red October, readers the world over...
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Temple Grandin's Guide to Working with Farm Animals: Safe, Humane Livestock Handling Practices for the Small Farm

Temple Grandin · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 181
Format: Paperback

Award-winning author Temple Grandin is famous for her groundbreaking approach to decoding animal behavior. Now she extends her expert guidance to small-scale farming operations. Grandin's fascinating explanations of how herd animals think - describing their senses, fears, instincts,...
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From Anesthesia to X-Rays: Innovations and Discoveries That Changed Medicine Forever

Christiane Nockels Fabbri · Greenwood
Pages: 246
Format: Hardcover

Easy to read and to use, this A-to-Z mini-encyclopedia covers the most important medical innovations of the last 200 years.* Features 50 interesting A-to-Z reference entries on medical innovations * Covers biographies of important medical innovators, descriptions of the first use of an innovation,...
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Atomic Adventures: Secret Islands, Forgotten N-Rays, and Isotopic Murder: A Journey into the Wild World of Nuclear Science

James A Mahaffey · Pegasus Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The latest investigation from acclaimed nuclear engineer and author James Mahaffey unearths forgotten nuclear endeavors throughout history that were sometimes hair-brained, often risky, and always fascinating. Whether you are a scientist or a poet, pro-nuclear energy or staunch opponent,...
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Backyard Livestock: Raising Good, Natural Food for Your Family

Steven Thomas · Countryman Press
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A new edition of the essential guide to animal husbandry Have you ever celebrated Thanksgiving with a turkey from a local farm, instead of a packaged, frozen supermarket bird? Ever cracked a farm-fresh egg into the skillet next to a store-bought one? The difference in quality can't...
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Beekeeping For Dummies

Howland Blackiston · For Dummies
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

Everything you need to 'bee' a successful backyard beekeeper If you've ever thought about becoming a backyard beekeeper - or have already tried a hand at it and want to be better one - then this is the book for you! In Beekeeping for Dummies, 4th Edition you'll find everything...
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Dog Company: A True Story of American Soldiers Abandoned by Their High Command

Lynn Vincent · Center Street
Pages: 429
Format: Hardcover

The Army does not want you to read this book. It does not want to advertise its detention system that coddles enemy fighters while putting American soldiers at risk. It does not want to reveal the new lawyered-up Pentagon war ethic that prosecutes U.S. soldiers and Marines while setting...
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The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World

Sharon Weinberger · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

Based on exclusive interviews with senior Pentagon officials and previously unseen declassified documents, this is the definitive history of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency--the Pentagon agency that has quietly shaped war and technology for nearly sixty years.Founded in 1958...
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Icefall: Adventures at the Wild Edges of Our Dangerous, Changing Planet

John All · PublicAffairs
Pages: 221
Format: Hardcover

John All has survived encounters with black mamba snakes, run-ins with wild jungle animals, and a brush with death in an icy tomb. No one knows the outer limits of our changing planet quite like him.
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The Magic of Children's Gardens: Inspiring Through Creative Design

Lolly Tai · Temple University Press
Pages: 359
Format: Hardcover

Children's gardens are magical places where kids can interact with plants, see where food and fibers grow, and experience the role of birds, butterflies, and bees in nature. These gardens do more than just expose youngsters to outdoor environments, they also provide marvelous teaching...
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