The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate

Author Robert D. Kaplan ISBN-10 0812982223 ISBN-13 9780812982220 Year 2013-09-10 Pages 448 Language English Publisher Random House Trade Paperbacks Download Link Click Here In this provocative startling book Robert D Kaplan the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world In The Revenge of Geography Kaplan builds on the insights discoveries and theories of great geographers and geopolitical thinkers of the near and distant past to look back at critical pivots in history and then to look forward at the evolving global scene Kaplan traces the history of the worlds hot spots by examining their climates topographies and proximities to other embattled lands The Russian steppes pitiless climate and limited vegetation bred hard and cruel men bent on destruction for example while Nazi geopoliticians distorted geopolitics entirely calculating that space on the globe used by the British Empire and the Soviet Union could be swallowed by a greater German homeland Kaplan then applies the lessons learned to the present crises in Europe Russia China the Indian subcontinent Turkey Iran and the Arab Middle East The result is…

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children)

Author Ransom Riggs ISBN-10 1594746036 ISBN-13 9781594746031 Year 2013-06-04 Pages 382 Language English Publisher Quirk Books Download Link Click Here The 1New York TimesBest Seller is now a major motion picture from visionary director Tim Burton starring Eva Green Asa Butterfield EllaPurnell Samuel L Jackson and Judi Dench Includes an excerpt from Hollow City and an interview with author Ransom Riggs A mysterious island An abandoned orphanage A strange collection of very curious photographs It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience As our story opens a horrific family tragedy sets sixteen year old Jacob journeying to a remote island off the coast of Wales where he discovers the crumbling ruins of Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children As Jacob explores its abandoned bedrooms and hallways it becomes clear that the children were more than just peculiar They may have been dangerous They may have been quarantined on a deserted island for good reason And somehowimpossible though it seemsthey may still be alive A spine tingling fantasy illustrated with haunting vintage photography Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children will delight adults teens…

National Geographic Guide to State Parks of the United States, 4th Edition (National Geographic Guide to the State Parks of the U.S.)

Author National Geographic ISBN-10 1426208898 ISBN-13 9781426208898 Year 2012-04-03 Pages 384 Language English Publisher National Geographic Download Link Click Here Nominated for inclusion in this book by the 50 state parks directors this stunning group of 200 plus state parks presents the diversity and beauty of these accessible gems From Florida to Alaska from the white water at Ohiopyle State Park Pennsylvania to the dunes of Pink Coral Sand Dunes Utah from the 6 acre Iao Valley to the 204 000 acre Baxter these parks represent the best cultural and natural areas protected within our state parks system From free to affordable the state parks appeal to the day visitor or the weekend escapist alike Of the state parks 25 000 miles of trails and recreation the authors have selected favorites for hiking and biking horseback riding and wildflower gazing as well as ample opportunities for the birdwatcher or rock climber the wildlife observer or the amateur archaeologist The guide features more than 200 gorgeous color photographs that capture the spendor of the parks insider tips from state parks staff that are invaluable planning tools and 32 easy to use maps that highlight sites trails and campgrounds as well as…

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Vol. 3

Author Kyle Higgins ISBN-10 1608869776 ISBN-13 9781608869770 Year 2017-06-13 Pages 112 Language English Publisher BOOM! Studios Download Link Click Here The Green Ranger and Blue Ranger are lost in a mysterious world as the rest of our heroes must try and track them down Tommy and Billy are lost in a mysterious land without their powers With the world reeling after Ritas attacks Jason Kimberly Zack Trini and Alpha 5 must do all they can to save Zordon and bring their missing friends home From writer Kyle Higgins Nightwing Batman Beyond 2 0 and artists Hendry Prasetya Power Girl and Jonathan Lam Gotham Academy comes the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers along with the continuing Adventures of Bulk and Skull from Steve Orlando Supergirl and Corin Howell Bat Mite

Murder in All Honour: A Doyle and Acton Mystery (Doyle and Acton Mysteries) (Volume 5)

Author Anne Cleeland ISBN-10 0998595608 ISBN-13 9780998595603 Year 2017-03-02 Pages 258 Language English Publisher Artemis Press Download Link Click Here Things are a bit grim at Scotland Yard this Christmas On the heels of a nasty corruption scandal the CID must now contend with a killer who is murdering pregnant women so as to steal their babies Chief Inspector Acton doesn t want Doyle anywhere near this case of course but she can t shake the feeling that there is more to his concern than his usual over protectivenessand more to this case than the usual psycho killer

The Everyday Meat Guide: A Neighborhood Butcher’s Advice Book

Author Ray Venezia ISBN-10 1452142882 ISBN-13 9781452142883 Year 2016-04-12 Pages 184 Language English Publisher Chronicle Books Download Link Click Here When Rachael Ray wants to tell her 2 6 million viewers how to shop wisely at the meat counter she invites veteran butcher Ray Venezia on her show This handbook condenses Venezia s expert advice from 25 years behind the butcher block giving every weeknight shopper and grill enthusiast the need to know information on meat grades best values and common cuts for poultry pork lamb veal and beef The Everyday Meat Guide includes easy to follow illustrations and instructions for the questions butchers are most often asked plus a handy photo gallery for quick identification at the market Also Includes Ray Venezia s popular turkey carving method as seen in The New York Times with step by step instructions including hand placement illustrations This refreshingly simplified confidence instilling take on the most intimidating part of grocery shopping makes navigating the meat counter truly easy

My Book of Simple Addition: Ages 4-5-6

Author Kumon Workbooks ISBN-10 1933241004 ISBN-13 9781933241005 Year 2005-05-01 Pages 80 Language English Publisher Kumon Publishing North America Download Link Click Here This book teaches children to add the numbers 1 and 2 Through tracing and reciting simple numbers first and then gradually shifting to addition using the numbers 1 and 2 children grasp the concept of basic addition without difficulty or anxiety

Nurse As Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice (Bastable, Nurse as Educator)

Author Susan B. Bastable ISBN-10 144969750X ISBN-13 9781449697501 Year 2013-08-06 Pages 716 Language English Publisher Jones & Bartlett Learning Download Link Click Here Nurse as Educator Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice Fourth Edition prepares nurse educators clinical nurse specialists and nurse practitioners for their ever increasing role in patient teaching health education health promotion and nursing education This text can be used in undergraduate or even graduate courses one of the strengths of this text is that it is written in a style that enables students to easily understand new concepts and readily apply them Other strong features include coverage of the motivational and sociocultural differences that affect teaching and learning The Fourth Edition of this best selling text has been updated and revised to include the latest research and data in the field of nurse education Nurse as Educator Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice Fourth Edition is the text of choice in nursing education courses and programs as well as for institutional and community based settings The text includes access to the Navigate Companion Website for students which features engaging learning tools Updates to the new edition include discussion of the following The…

Putting Out of Your Mind

Author Dr. Bob Rotella ISBN-10 1416501991 ISBN-13 9781416501992 Year 2005-04-04 Pages 192 Language English Publisher Pocket Books Download Link Click Here You drive for show you putt for dough This old saying is familiar to all golfers and Bob Rotella one of the foremost authorities on golf today is a firm believer in its truth In Putting out of Your Mind he reveals the unique mental approach that great putting requires and helps golfers of all levels master this essential skill Much like Golf Is Not a Game of Perfect and Golf Is a Game of Confidence Putting out of Your Mind is a resonant and informative guide to achieving a better golf game While most golfers spend their time trying to perfect their swing so they can hit the ball further Rotella encourages them to concentrate on their putting the most crucial yet overlooked aspect of the game Great players are not only aware of the importance of putting they go out of their way to master it And of course mastery begins with an understanding of the attitude needed to be a better putter Rotella s mental rules which have helped some of the greatest golfers in the…

Lillian in Love

Author Sue Katz ISBN-10 0991312244 ISBN-13 9780991312245 Year 2017-01-02 Pages 222 Language English Publisher Consenting Adult Press Download Link Click Here How do two old women negotiate new love Will slow dancing and vibrators help smooth the way Lillian s life at 84 is tumultuous She is moving to Manor House to be near Sarah abandoning the demands of her own home which has been colonized by her children How will she and Sarah deal with the reactions of relatives ex s and neighbors to their romance I ve never been involved with a woman before but Sarah has identified as a lesbian all her life The word is as common to her as widow is to me WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT LILLIAN IN LOVEI started reading Lillian in Love this afternoon It s now 7 00pm What a lovely day it has been I couldn t stop reading except to pee and smoke a joint At 86 maybe I ll fall in love like Lillian just one last time Betty Dodson artist author and PhD sexologistHumor good sex enticing characters familial drama this 76 year old reader enjoyed it all Katz breaks new ground with verve compassion and…