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National Geographic Desk Reference

By: National Geographic Society

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 10/20/2009

Seller ID: 9780792270829

ISBN: 0792270827

Condition: USED


This meticulously detailed, invitingly readable reference is nothing less than a vivid portrait of our world, packed with information about the Earth and its peoples -- past and present. Highlighted by 300 illustrations, photographs, maps, charts, and diagrams, and presented in an easy-to-use format, it combines an authoritative text by some of America's most renowned professional geographers with the stunning graphics that have been the National Geographic Society's hallmark for more than a century. The book presents up-to-the-minute facts and definitive figures on each of the planet's 1... View more info

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Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (Seventeenth Edition)

By: Bartlett, John/Kaplan, Justin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 6/20/2011

Edition: 17

Seller ID: 9780316084604

ISBN: 0316084603

Condition: USED


First published in 1855, BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS has been completely updated and revised for the seventeenth edition by Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Justin Kaplan. This 17th edition, under Kaplan's splendid direction, contains over 20,000 quotations, representing 2,500 authors, 90 of whom are new to BARTLETT'S. New comers include Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Tony Kushner, Tammy Wynette, Margaret Atwood, Mary Oliver, Maya Angelou, Frank O'Hara, Martin Amis, Kingsley Amis, Mother Teresa, Jacques Cousteau, Rudolph Giuliani, Alfred Hitchcock, L. M. Montgomery, Eric Ambler, Jerry Sein... View more info

Craft of Research

By: Booth, Wayne

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 4/10/2015

Seller ID: 9780226065847

ISBN: 0226065847

Condition: USED


This manual offers practical advice on the fundamentals of research to college and university students in all fields of study. "The Craft of Research" teaches much more than the mechanics of fact gathering: it explains how to approach a research project as an analytical process. The authors chart every stage of research, from finding a topic and generating research questions about it to marshalling evidence, constructing arguments, and writing everything up in a final report that is a model of authority. Their advice is designed for use by both beginners and seasoned practitioners, and for pro... View more info

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World's Greatest Book of Useless Information: If You Thought You Knew All the Th

By: Botham, Noel

Price: $4.00

Publisher: PERIGEE BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780399535024

ISBN: 0399535020

Condition: USED


From the creators of the #1 "New York Times" bestseller "The Book of Useless Information"-a collection of even greater insignificance. More useless than ever before Impress know-it-all friends with this all-new hodgepodge of frivolous facts and silly statistics that no one really needs to know. But honestly, how cool is it to find out that... ? There is a place in Maryland called Monkey's Eyebrow ? Giving yellow flowers is a sign of bad luck in Russia ? One brow wrinkle is the result of 200,000 frowns ? Paper can be made from asparagus This is the book that will also... View more info

Dictionary of Theories

By: Bothamley, Jennifer

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 10/16/2014

Seller ID: 9781578590452

ISBN: 1578590450

Condition: USED


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Don't Know Much About Geography, Everything You Need to Know about the World but

By: Davis, Kenneth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 7/5/2011

Seller ID: 9780380713790

ISBN: 0380713799

Condition: USED


Who Killed The Dead Sea? Where was the Garden of Eden? What's So Bad About the Badlands?Get on board as Kenneth C. Davis, author of the acclaimed national bestseller Don't Know Much About(R) History, takes us on a fascinating, breathtaking, and hilarious grand tour of the planet Earth -- opening our eyes and imaginations to a wide, wild, and wonderful world we never knew. View more info

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Handbook of Knots

By: DK

Price: $3.50

Seller ID: 9780789423955

ISBN: 0789423952

Condition: USED


Learn how to tie more than 100 knots. Perfect for fishing, camping, sailing, climbing and other general uses. View more info

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DK World Atlas (1st ed)

By: DK

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9780789419743

ISBN: 0789419742

Condition: USED


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Organize Yourself

By: Eisenberg, Ronni

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 3/14/2012

Seller ID: 9780028615073

ISBN: 0028615077

Condition: USED


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Experts' Guide to 100 Things You Should Know How to Do, The

By: Ettus, Samantha

Price: $6.50

Publisher: THREE RIVERS PR: 7/18/2015

Seller ID: 9780307587718

ISBN: 0307587711

Condition: USED


"Utterly useful . . . its own cultural Rorschach." -"New York Times "The simplest things are the hardest to master. This book provides unparalleled insights into how to accomplish your daily tasks better-more resourcefully, more effectively, and more efficiently-in a collection of brief, entertaining how-to essays by 100 of the world's leading authorities. Topics include: Interpersonal skills, such as how to listen by Larry KingEtiquette essentials, such as how to set a formal table by Peggy Post Home pointers, such as how to paint a room by Bob Vila Beauty basics, incl... View more info

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Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes

By: Fadiman, Clifton

Price: $8.00

Publisher: LITTLE BROWN & CO INC: 5/10/2014

Edition: 7

Seller ID: 9780316082679

ISBN: 0316082678

Condition: USED


The ultimate anthology of anecdotes, now revised with over 700 new entries - a must-have reference for every personal library. From Hank Aaron to King Zog, Mao Tse-Tung to Madonna, Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes features more than 2,000 people from around the world, past and present, in all fields. These short anecdotes provide remarkable insight into the human character. Ranging from the humorous to the tearful, they span classical history, recent politics, modern science and the arts. Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes is a gold mine for anyone who gives speeches, is doing research, or simply likes ... View more info

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Show Me How

By: Fagerstorm, Derek

Price: $6.00

Publisher: COLLINS: 6/13/2016

Seller ID: 9780061662577

ISBN: 0061662577

Condition: USED


Show Me How is a revolutionary reimagining of the reference genre, one part how-to guide, one part graphic art showpiece, and one part pure inspiration. In a series of 500 nearly wordless, highly informative step-by-step procedurals, readers learn how to do hundreds of useful (and fascinating and important and sometimes downright bizarre) tasks, including: Perform CPR, dance the tango, pack a suitcase, win a bar bet, play the blues, make authentic sushi rolls, fight a shark . . . and 493 more essentials of modern life. Packed with useful hands-on reference material, Show Me How is a work of... View more info

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Harper Book of Quotations

By: Fitzhenry, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 2/6/2012

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780062732132

ISBN: 0062732137

Condition: USED


From Franklin D. Roosevelt to Knute Rockne, from Pablo Picasso to Charles Schultz, Fitzhenry presents over 6,500 quotations from a wide spectrum of subjects, people and places. View more info

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'Isms & 'Ologies: All the Movements, Ideologies and Doctrines That Have Shaped O

By: Goldwag, Arthur

Price: $4.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780307279071

ISBN: 0307279073

Condition: USED


Have you ever wondered about the difference between Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism and which influenced the other? Do you know where Post-modernism stops and Post-structuralism begins? Would you like to? From Platonism to New Historicism, humankind is constantly coming up with fresh schools of thought to help explain (or at least describe) the mysterious world around us. Here is the ultimate guide to over 450 of the most significant intellectual terms, movements, and religions that help shape the society we live in. Simply, concisely, and with personality, '"Isms and 'Ologies "clarifies... View more info

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Just in Case: How to be Self-Sufficient when the Unexpected Happens

By: Harrison, Kathy

Price: $7.50

Publisher: STOREY PUB:

Seller ID: 9781603420358

ISBN: 1603420355

Condition: USED


Just in case disaster strikes, you need a plan to ensure your family's safety and comfort in all eventualities. What would you do if the power went out for several days in a row? Or if your family had to quickly evacuate the area? Kathy Harrison shows you how to set up a simple home system--covering food storage, alternative heating sources, toiletries and clothing, pet supplies, emergency communication plans, and more--that will allow your household to survive comfortably for several days, or longer, with no outside services at all. Harrison also explains how to create a detailed evacuation p... View more info

New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know

By: Hirsch, E. D,.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 3/12/2015

Seller ID: 9780965766432

ISBN: 0965766438

Condition: USED


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New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know

By: Hirsch, E. D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN: 9/18/2013

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 9780618226474

ISBN: 0618226478

Condition: USED


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Dictionary of Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know

By: Hirsch, E.D.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 3/21/2013

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 0395655978

ISBN: 0395655978

Condition: USED


A National bestseller, The Dictionary of Cultural Literacy has been widely acclaimed for identifying and defining the core body of knowledge that no literare American should be without. Now in this newly revised and updated edition, the authors provice a comprehensive look at cultural literacy for the nineties. New entries reflect suggestions from hundreds of readers. The dictionary takes into account the growing consensus over the specifics of multiculturalism, the political and geographic changes in the world, and the new ideas and terms that flow constantly from scientific research and tech... View more info

Little-Known Facts About Well Known Stuff

By: Hoffman, David

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 2/11/2015

Seller ID: 9780760785294

ISBN: 0760785295

Condition: USED


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Huffington Post Complete Guide to Blogging

By: Huffington Post

Price: $5.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER: 3/27/2015

Seller ID: 9781439105009

ISBN: 1439105006

Condition: USED


The editors of The Huffington Post -- the most linked-to blog on the web -- offer an A-Z guide to all things blog, with information for everyone from the tech-challenged newbie looking to get a handle on this new way of communicating to the experienced blogger looking to break through the clutter of the Internet. With an introduction by Arianna Huffington, the site's cofounder and editor in chief, this book is everything you want to know about blogging, but didn't know who to ask. As entertaining as it is informative, "The Huffington Post Complete Guide to Blogging" will show you what to ... View more info