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About the House with Henri de Marne

About the House with Henri de Marne

by de Marne, Henri

Henri de Marne is among America's best-known experts on every aspect of home ownership. For 32 years, people have depended on him for answers to questions such as:. What should I do when moss is growing on the north side of a roof?. How can I stop the toilet tank from sweating?. How can I paint a basement floor and not have the paint peel off?. What is the best way to get rid of carpenter ants?...

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About the House with Henri de Marne: Expanded E-Book Edition

About the House with Henri de Marne: Expanded E-Book Edition

by de Marne, Henri

Henri de Marne is one of America's most trusted experts on home repair, maintenance, and improvement. His nationally syndicated newspaper column (First Aid for the Ailing House) has been a staple in newspapers for over 36 years, and his blog is reaching a rapidly expanding audience...

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Building Eden

Building Eden

by Levy, Matthys

Building Eden  is Matthys Levy's first novel, a thriller with subject matter he is intimately familiar with. A gifted architect, Philip Corta, has the opportunity of a lifetime, the design of a major office/residential complex on New York’s West Side, The Eden Center...

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Death Notification

Death Notification

by Leash, R. Moroni

If it is your job to notify a family that a death has occurred-or is soon expected-how do you do it right? Using vivid examples, Leash guides the reader through this difficult task in a wide variety of situations. His research and personal experience will help you to meet the family's needs in a constructive, helpful way-and to avoid the all-too-common mistakes that can compound the tragedy...

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Editing Made Easy

Editing Made Easy

by Kaplan, Bruce

An earlier version of Editing Made Easy, published in Bruce Kaplan's native Australia, has become a best-selling resource for writers in much or the English-speaking world. Because of the different spellings and conventions of American English, it has been unavailable here--until now. The new book is thoroughly revised, updated, expanded, and Americanized...

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Editing Made Easy (E-Book Edition)

Editing Made Easy (E-Book Edition)

by Kaplan, Bruce

A friendly, practical guide for writers, students, business executives, bloggers, Web developers- and anyone else who wants to write well. Based on the author's earlier best-selling book, published in his native Australia, which has become a best-selling standard resource for writers and journalists. This edition is expanded and revised to accommodate the rules and spellings common in U.S...

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Final Rights

Final Rights

by Carlson, Lisa

Decades after Jessica Mitford stunned America with vivid accounts of corruption and abuse in the death industry, not much has improved. Families are manipulated into buying expensive goods and services they don't need or want. Prepaid funeral money vanishes into thin air. Body parts are sold on the black market...

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Herbs of the Earth

Herbs of the Earth

by Carse, Mary

This book has been described as the herbalist's bible. For the beginner, it's an outstanding introduction to the subject. For those who are already knowledgeable, it is a ready reference and thorough review...

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How to Get the Death You Want

How to Get the Death You Want

by Abraham, John

This is a comprehensive manual for anybody reaching the end of life, and for their caring friends, relatives, advocates, and caretakers. The author, an Episcopal priest, describes in detail the formidable challenges faced by those who wish to avoid months or years of painful treatment after they no longer have any hope of recovering any reasonable quality of life...

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I Died Laughing

I Died Laughing

by Carlson, Lisa

This is a very funny book, even though it also includes some serious consumer information. Lisa Carlson has collected cartoons, jokes, funny quotations, humorous last words, and a wide range of other old and new material. As the advice columnist Dear Abby remarked, This book proves that dying can be a laughing matter...

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Letters from the Other Side

Letters from the Other Side

by White, Mary Blount

Blind since childhood, Mary Blount White was limited in what she could write. Yet after her brother and sister had died, she asked her father for a pencil and began to transcribe messages by automatic handwriting. She said, I felt as if I held a galvanic battery in my hand. Between 1913 and 1917 she received scores of letters from Harry and Helen, describing life after death...

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Memory Warp

Memory Warp

by Pendergrast, Mark

In the 1990s, a faddish pseudoscience, repressed memory theory, destroyed millions of American families by creating false memories of childhood sexual abuse. At the time, Mark Pendergrast published his widely acclaimed book Victims of Memory, exposing the false nature of the science and counseling techniques that were alienating teenagers and grown children from their families...

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Nature's Ritalin for the Marathon Mind

Nature's Ritalin for the Marathon Mind

by Putnam, Stephen C.

ADHD is a childhood epidemic. By some estimates, 5 percent or more of the school-age children in the U.S. have been diagnosed, and most of them are being treated with powerful prescription drugs. Scientists have now discovered that a simple, basic human activity-exercise-has the same positive influence on the brain without the negative side effects...

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Outgrowing Addiction

Outgrowing Addiction

by Peele, Stanton

Drug orverdoses continue to rise at an alarming rate throughout the U.S., resulting in 72,000 deaths last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The response, tragically, has been to charge full-speed ahead with "solutions" that have already, and consistently, failed...

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Servants of the Fish

Servants of the Fish

by Arms, Myron

As the last of the northern cod disappeared from the fishing banks of eastern North America during the waning years of the 20th century, more than just fish faced the threat of extinction. In communities all around the island of Newfoundland, thousands of fishermen and their families suddenly found themselves confronted by a similar threat...

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Signs of Life

Signs of Life

by Brookes, Tim

Brookes, known for his mastery of the English language, turns an account of the death of his mother into a work hailed as literature by book critics, and as moving testimony of the value of hospice care by leaders of the hospice movement.

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True North

True North

by Arms, Myron

From the fiords of northern Labrador to the icefields of western Greenland, from the outports ofNewfoundland to the tiny fishing villages of Iceland and the Faroe Isles, best-selling author and lifelong sailor Myron Arms chronicles the experience of two-and-a-half decades of voyaging into some of the most remote destinations on Earth...

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Why the Wind Blows

Why the Wind Blows

by Levy, Matthys

In easily understandable prose and through use of true stories of exploration, Why the Wind Blows looks at how these adventures were influenced by weather and man's ignorance of its consequences. The science of meteorology is gently interspersed throughout the text, so that understanding weather becomes an integral part of the stories...

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Why the Wind Blows (E-book Edition)

Why the Wind Blows (E-book Edition)

by Levy, Matthys

From the co-author of Why Buildings Fall Down and Why the Earth Quakes (Norton) comes another fascinating look at practical science. This time it's the science of weather. Like Levy's other books, this is a page-turner. He recounts fascinating true stories of exploration, each affected by weather and mankind's ignorance of its consequences...

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Similar Titles

  • About the House with Henri de Marne: Expanded E-Book Edition
  • Building Eden
  • Death Notification
  • Editing Made Easy
  • Editing Made Easy (E-Book Edition)
  • Final Rights
  • Herbs of the Earth
  • How to Get the Death You Want
  • I Died Laughing
  • Letters from the Other Side
  • Memory Warp
  • Nature's Ritalin for the Marathon Mind
  • Outgrowing Addiction
  • Servants of the Fish
  • Signs of Life
  • True North
  • Why the Wind Blows
  • Why the Wind Blows (E-book Edition)
  • About the House with Henri de Marne
 

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