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Small Animal ECGs

by Mike Martin

This book provides all the information that veterinarians need when using electrocardiography techniques for the first time. It is aimed squarely at the beginner, and is designed specifically for ease of use. It includes not only ECG tracings, but also clear and simple explanatory diagrams that accompany the text. - Written by a Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology- New chapters on the management and treatment of arrhythmias and on choosing an ECG recorder- Suitable for all veterinary professionals, including practitioners, veterinary students, nurses and technicians

Foul Play (The 3 Investigators Crimebusters #9)

by Peter Lerangis

[from the back cover] "Stage Fright The new rock musical Danger Zone is living up to its title. Its star, George Brandon, has just been recast as a victim. At the rate accidents are happening to him--on and off stage--he's never going to make it to Broadway. So the Three Investigators get into the act... putting on the grease paint and doing a wild song and dance...to point the spotlight at a dark plot that could spell curtains for them all." In the Crimebusters series The Three investigators are seventeen with girlfriends, jobs and their own cars. Stocky Jupe is still overweight and the brains of the outfit. Handsome, girl magnet Bob, who works with rock bands still keeps records and does much of the research, and between dates, athletic Pete is ready for action. Check out these sometimes funny, action driven, danger and adventure filled mysteries in the Bookshare collection including #1 Hot Wheels, #2 Murder To Go, #3 Rough Stuff, #4 Funny Business, #5 An Ear for Danger, #6 Thriller Diller, #7 Reel Trouble, #8 Shoot the Works, #10 Long Shot. #11 Fatal Error and #12 Brain Wash. This series gets better and better! If you like mysteries with teen investigators don't miss the original 3 Investigators series, the complete 43 novel set, in the Bookshare collection starting with #1 The Secret of Terror Castle , #2 The Mystery of the Stuttering Parrot and #3 The Mystery of the Whispering mummy, ending with the last 3 books, #41. The Mystery of the Creep-Show Crooks, #42 The Mystery of Wrecker's Rock and #43 The Mystery of the Cranky Collector.

The Falling Down Dance

by Chris Martin

Martin's lines are a brief as breath, and cloister us at home, in winter, where the tiny everyday ministrations of love and parenthood are magnified and abundant with meaning.I wanted to tell you somethingAbout the shipwreckOf fatherhood, of motherhood, the coarseSugar leaving usShook. Soft wreck of the babyGreeting each kissWith an openAnd drooling mouth, reflexWe don't understandHeart-blip stuckTipping my fingerOn the keys, speedingMemory of yesterday outThe window I'mPushing barely openChris Martin is the author of American Music (Copper Canyon, 2007) and Becoming Weather (Coffee House Press, 2011).

A Companion to Kierkegaard

by Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart, one of the world s leading experts on the work of Søren Kierkegaard, has here compiled the most comprehensive single-volume overview of Kierkegaard studies currently available. Includes contributions from an international array of Kierkegaard scholars from across the disciplines Covers all of the major disciplines within the broad field of Kierkegaard research, including philosophy; theology and religious studies; aesthetics, the arts and literary theory; and social sciences and politics Elucidates Kierkegaard s contribution to each of these areas through examining the sources he drew upon, charting the reception of his ideas, and analyzing his unique conceptual insights into each topic Demystifies the complex field of Kierkegaard studies creating an accessible entry-point into his thought and writings for readers new to his work

Paradox and Passion in Psychotherapy

by Emmy Van Deurzen

Paradox and Passion in Psychotherapy , second edition, is a fully updated edition of a classic guide to existential psychotherapy by one of its leading practitioner. Examines the personal and subjective dimensions of psychotherapy in a fresh and bold manner Offers practical and common-sense approaches to tackling sensitive issues when working with clients with an emphasis on transparency and authenticity Weaves together concepts of existential psychotherapy with case studies and the author's experiential observations in a seamless narrative Covers a wide range of intimate existential issues, including loneliness, survival, self-understanding, love, and passion

The Gentling

by Ginna Gray

TO HOLD, BUT NOT HAVE Katy Donovan had no intention of marrying anyone. Ever. After what she'd experienced, she'd never trust a man enough to surrender her love. Her defenses were invincible ... or so she thought. Then Trace Barnett came home to the ranch, determined to win her no matter how long it took. Trace was willing to woo her patiently, even make her his wife in name only, confident that one day Katy would return his burning love. But he was also a passionate, intensely virile man. How long could she deny his fierce desire for her and not risk losing him to a more willing woman?

You Belong to Me

by Elizabeth Cooke

To escape the distress of her divorce, Faith Collins buys a rundown house on the Dorset Coast. But unknown to her, the retreat is the obsession of a complete stranger: a woman whose unspeakable childhood makes her pursue both the house and Faith, with terrible consequences. This edition is the first publication of this title outside the United Kingdom.

America at the Ballot Box

by Julian E. Zelizer Gareth Davies

Elections are, and always have been, the lifeblood of American democracy. Often raucous and sharply contentious, sometimes featuring grand debates about the nation's future, and invariably full of dramatic moments, elections offer insight into the character and historical evolution of American politics. America at the Ballot Box uses the history of presidential elections to illuminate American political democracy and its development from the early Republic to the late twentieth century.Some of the contributions in America at the Ballot Box focus on elections that resulted in dramatic political change, including Jefferson's defeat of Adams in 1800, the 1860 election of Lincoln, and Reagan's 1980 landslide victory. Others concentrate on contests whose importance lies more in the way they illuminate the broad, underlying processes of political change, such as the corruption controversy of Cleveland's acrimonious election in 1884 or the advent of television advertising during the 1952 campaign, when Eisenhower defeated Stevenson. Another set of essays takes a thematic approach, exploring the impact of foreign relations, Anglophobia, and political communications over long periods of electoral time. Uniting all of the chapters is the common conviction that elections provide a unique vantage point from which to view the American political system.Ranging from landmark contests to less influential victories and defeats, the essays by leading political historians seek to rehabilitate the historical significance of presidential elections and integrate them into the broader evolution of American government, policies, and politics.Contributors: Brian Balogh, Gareth Davies, Meg Jacobs, Richard R. John, Kevin M. Kruse, Jeffrey L. Pasley, Andrew Preston, Elizabeth Sanders, Bruce J. Schulman, Jay Sexton, Adam I. P. Smith, Sean Wilentz, Julian E. Zelizer

The Portable MBA in Entrepreneurship

by Andrew Zacharakis William D. Bygrave

A totally updated and revised new edition of the most comprehensive, reliable guide to modern entrepreneurship For years, the Portable MBA series has tracked the core curriculum of leading business schools to teach you everything you need to know about business-without the cost of earning a traditional MBA degree. The Portable MBA in Entrepreneurship covers all the ins and outs of entrepreneurship, using real-life examples and handy tools to deliver clear, honest, practical advice on starting a successful business. If you're planning to start your own business, you'd best start with the facts. This reliable, information-packed resource shows you how to identify good business opportunities, create a business plan, do financial projections, find financing, and manage taxes. Other topics include marketing, selling, legal issues, intellectual property, franchising, starting a social enterprise, and selling your business. Completely updated with new examples, new topics, and full coverage of topical issues in entrepreneurship Includes customizable, downloadable forms for launching your own business Comes with Portable MBA Online, a new web site that gives readers access to forms, study guides, videos, presentations, and other resources Teaches you virtually everything you'd learn on entrepreneurship in today's best business schools Whether you're thinking of starting your own business or you already have and just need to brush up on entrepreneurial basics, this is the only guide you need.

OpenStack Cloud Security

by Fabio Alessandro Locati

If you are an OpenStack administrator or developer, or wish to build solutions to protect your OpenStack environment, then this book is for you. Experience of Linux administration and familiarity with different OpenStack components is assumed.

Mrs., Presumed Dead

by Simon Brett

"The murderer looked down at the body lying neatly in the middle of its polythene sheet, and indulged in a moment of self-congratulation. It had really been remarkably easy once the decision had been made. The polythene sheet over the thick carpet had been a bonus, no great surprise that it should have been there, considering all the packing of the last few days, but nonetheless a bonus. Not only would it minimise the likelihood of detection, it also fitted in with the murderer's instinctive fastidiousness. ..."

UICC Manual of Clinical Oncology

by Martin Fey Raphael E. Pollock James Brierley Brian O'Sullivan Anil D'Cruz Jan Vermorken Shao Hui Huang

The ninth edition of the UICC's Manual of Clinical Oncology supports oncology practice across the globe by providing a concise, accessible and feasible reference to state of art multidisciplinary clinical oncology. Packed with bullet points, tables, and flow charts intended to facilitate quick reference for day-to-day clinical practice in busy oncology environments Demonstrates multidisciplinary care for site specific management Takes evidence-based approaches to management, including specific treatment recommendations and investigations guided by clinical practice guidelines Provides state of art evidence-based recommendations as well as taking into consideration the lack of availability of certain medications or resources, as well as practice variations, throughout the world Includes contemporary topics on cancer treatment, such as, cancer informatics, evidence levels, principles of prognostication, survivorship, and cancer in pregnancy

Losing to Win

by Michele Grant

Grant entices, captivates, and mesmerizes. --RT Book ReviewsThe small town of Belle Haven, Louisiana, is still struggling with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the Gulf oil spill, and its residents will do whatever it takes to get it back on its feet. So when local English teacher Carissa Melody Wayne is asked to appear on the weight-loss reality show Losing to Win, she agrees. She doesn't realize that others from her past will be joining her, including her high school nemesis, an acquaintance who's been nursing a long-time crush on her--and most shocking of all, Carissa's ex-fiancé, former NFL star Malachi Knight. As Carissa's group is split into pairs to compete in a series of challenges, she finds herself at the mercy of the chaotic Hollywood crew and cast members, and her own unfinished business. Soon enough, she discovers that her biggest challenge will be deciding what's really important to her, what she's willing to do to win--and how to do it with cameras following her 24/7... Praise for Michele Grant's Pretty Boy Problems"Spark, humor, and sassy dialogue bring pizzazz to this flirty fast-paced romance...Grant makes old clichés feel new and funny again, and the protagonists and side characters are all terrific fun." --Publishers Weekly "A well-written and fascinating story." --RT Book Reviews

Beach Bags and Burglaries

by Dorothy Howell

Part-time sleuth and full-time fashionista Haley Randolph just won an all-expenses-paid vacay at the Rowan Resort, a ridiculously exclusive island getaway that caters to the whims of millionaires, royalty, and Hollywood A-listers. With her three BFF's--Marcie, Bella, and Sandy--along for the ride, the only thing she's missing is the Sea Vixen, the season's hottest beach bag. . .The island has everything Haley imagined: pristine beaches, posh accommodations, and possibly Brad Pitt. But trouble soon looms on the horizon when Jaslyn Gordon, a maid at the island resort, goes missing. And while practically looting the resort for a Sea Vixen beach bag, Haley of course finds the maid--on the beach. . .and clearly dead. Everyone at the resort says Jaslyn's death was just an accident, but Haley thinks there's a lot going unsaid. . .especially when she spots hunky FBI agent Luke Warner. He claims to be on the island only for a wedding but Haley's not buying it. Haley's faced down clever criminals before and always come out on top, but this malicious murderer might be too crafty. And though she's dying to get her hands on a Sea Vixen, she also wants to live long enough to be seen with it! Praise For Dorothy Howell And Her Haley Randolph Mysteries! Evening Bags And Executions"Enjoyable. . .an unlikely but engaging sleuth." --Publishers WeeklyTote Bags And Toe Tags"The well-crafted plot, humor, and designer details will appeal to fans of Laura Levine and MaryJanice Davidson." --BooklistClutches And Curses"Frothy. . ..The well-crafted plot offers plenty of red herrings." --Publishers WeeklyShoulder Bags And Shootings "Recommend this series to fans of lightweight, humorous mysteries." --Booklist Purses And Poison"A treat for those with a passion for fashion. No doubt this sassy heroine's in for a long run." --Kirkus ReviewsHandbags And Homicide"Fashionistas take note: Dorothy Howell's delightful Handbags and Homicide dangles shopping to die for and a murder in store in a breezy debut mystery as sure to please as a Notorious handbag." --Carolyn Hart, author of Death Walked In"Dorothy Howell is one funny lady. I laughed out loud as I followed Haley's adventures tracking down both a killer and a Louis Vuitton organizer in this fast-paced, fun-filled page turner. I recommend it highly." --Laura Levine, author of Death of a Neighborhood Witch

Finding Hope

by Stacy Finz

The small mountain town of Nugget, California, is way off the beaten path. But somehow it helps the lost and lonely find a new beginning in life--and in love... One solitary day at a time is the only way cookbook writer Emily Mathews can restart her life--and cope with consuming loss. Still, the former city girl is finding all kinds of odd inspiration and advice from Nugget's proudly eccentric residents on everything from new recipes to opening her heart again. Especially when it comes to her rugged rancher landlord ...His no-drama new tenant is the first break Clay McCreedy has had in a long time. He's got his hands full enough dealing with his wife's scandalous death and his sons' unresolved grief. Clay can't help but be drawn to Emily's quiet understanding and strength. When their fragile trust turns into passionate healing, he longs for much more. And when both their pasts come calling, he's determined not to walk away...101,000 Words

Second Chances

by Stacy Finz

Nugget, California, is a spot-in-the-road that's easy to miss. But this little mountain town knows how to give the struggling and discouraged many paths back to happiness--and love...Reporter Harlee Roberts is used to finding the story, not living it. Unfortunately, losing her dream job and glittering city life means she needs a serious rewrite. Downtime at her parents' cabin in Nugget is a break she could really use. But the less her rugged woodworker neighbor has to say to her, the more Harlee's natural curiosity is piqued, and the more she wants exclusive access--to his heart...Nugget's open spaces and mountain quiet are the perfect refuge for Colin Burke. All he wants is solitude, to mind his own business--and for Harlee to mind hers. Still, her live-wire personality and take-no-prisoners commitment to those she cares about are a temptation pulling him way too close. Is their connection strong enough to survive his secrets--and risk a future together?

The Familiar, Volume 1: One Rainy Day in May

by Mark Z. Danielewski

From the author of the international best seller House of Leaves and National Book Award-nominated Only Revolutions comes a monumental new novel as dazzling as it is riveting. <P><P> The Familiar (Volume 1) ranges from Mexico to Southeast Asia, from Venice, Italy, to Venice, California, with nine lives hanging in the balance, each called upon to make a terrifying choice. They include a therapist-in-training grappling with daughters as demanding as her patients; an ambitious East L. A. gang member contracted for violence; two scientists in Marfa, Texas, on the run from an organization powerful beyond imagining; plus a recovering addict in Singapore summoned at midnight by a desperate billionaire; and a programmer near Silicon Beach whose game engine might unleash consequences far exceeding the entertainment he intends. <P> At the very heart, though, is a twelve-year-old girl named Xanther who one rainy day in May sets out with her father to get a dog, only to end up trying to save a creature as fragile as it is dangerous... which will change not only her life and the lives of those she has yet to encounter, but this world, too--or at least the world we think we know and the future we take for granted.

The Mark: The Beast Rules the World (Left Behind #8)

by Tim Lahaye Jerry B. Jenkins

2001 Christy Award finalist! The international fiction series phenomenon continues. Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye pick up the exciting end-times saga where The Indwelling left off. The evil world leader Nicolae Carpathia officially takes his place as the Antichrist and begins his three-and-a-half year reign of terror over the earth. Technology provides the means to place the mark of the beast on every human, and the Trib Force scrambles to survive.

Modern Labor Economics: Theory and Public Policy

by Ronald G. Ehrenberg Robert S. Smith

Designed for students who may not have extensive backgrounds in economics, the text balances theoretical coverage with examples of practical applications that allow students to see concepts in action.

Prealgebra

by Terry A. Krieger Gary K. Rockswold

The Rockswold/Krieger algebra series fosters conceptual understanding by using relevant applications and visualization to show students why math matters. It answers the common question "When will I ever use this?" Rockswold teaches students the math in context, rather than including the applications at the end of the presentation. By seamlessly integrating meaningful applications that include real data and supporting visuals (graphs, tables, charts, colors, and diagrams), students are able to see how math impacts their lives as they learn the concepts. The authors believe this approach deepens conceptual understanding and better prepares students for future math courses and life.

A Short Course in Medical Terminology

by C. Edward Collins

Master the medical terminology you need for your future career with A Short Course in Medical Terminology, 3rd Edition and its accompanying back-of-the-book and online resources. Using a concise mnemonic approach, this book shows you how to memorize word parts and use word building to learn medical terminology. The book covers terminology related to structure and function, diseases and disorders, abbreviations, medical specialties (including pharmacology), and health professions. Mastery of key terms is easy with the book's hundreds of fun and engaging in-text, , and online exercises, including new flashcard and audio pronunciation activities, crossword puzzles, Hangman, medical case record and spelling bee questions, figure labeling exercises, and true/false, fill-in-the-blank, and multiple choice exercises. Connect what you are learning to clinical practice with redesigned Case Studies that highlight the role medical terminology plays in communication. Easily master medical terminology with a wide variety of exercises integrated into the narrative for fun and efficient practice. Reinforce your understanding with the book's concise and user-friendly approach, logical organization, and study tables that summarize chapter terms in an easy-to-reference format Increase your mastery with Word Sense features that highlight fun facts about medical or easily confused terms. Increase your understanding of word parts, definitions, and abbreviations with Word Elements and Abbreviations tables. Check your understanding of key terms with Chapter Quizzes.

Positive Behavioral Supports for the Classroom

by Brenda K. Scheuermann Judy A. Hall

In the new edition of Positive Behavioral Supports for the Classroom, pre- and in-service regular and special education classroom teachers get the latest in research and practice from the field of positive behavior interventions and support, with foundational principles and practices from applied behavior analysis. The book's emphasis is on a multi-tiered system of support for developing positive behaviors in children and youth, preventing challenging behaviors, and managing challenging behaviors efficiently and effectively school-wide, in classrooms, and for individual students. A wide variety of concepts and techniques are covered, ranging from the most basic through advanced.

The Cooked Seed : A Memoir

by Anchee Min

Min returns to the story of her own life to give us the next chapter, an immigrant story that takes her from the shocking deprivations of her homeland to the sudden bounty of the promised land of America, without language, money, or a clear path.

Small Business Management: Launching and Growing Entrepreneurial Ventures

by J. William Petty Frank Hoy Leslie E. Palich Justin G. Longenecker

LAUNCHING AND GROWING ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES, 17E provides the practical concepts, entrepreneurial insights, and comprehensive resources you'll find essential both now and throughout your management future. SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT delivers solid coverage of the fundamentals of business management as it teaches you not only how to start a business, but also how to manage, grow, and harvest a business

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