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A Handful of Time

by Kit Pearson

When Patricia's mother sends her to her cousins' cottage for the summer, Patricia doesn't want to go. She doesn't know her cousins at all, and she's never been good at camping or canoeing, let alone making new friends.

Bioprocessing Piping and Equipment Design: A Companion Guide for the ASME BPE Standard

by William M. Huitt

This is a companion guide to the ASME Bioprocessing Piping and Equipment (BPE) Standard and explains what lies behind many of the requirements and recommendations within that industry standard. Following an introductory narrative to the Standard's early history, industry related codes and standards are explained; the design and engineering aspects cover construction materials, both metallic and nonmetallic; then components, fabrication, assembly and installation of piping systems are explored. Examination, Inspection and Testing then precede the ASME BPE certification process, concluding with a discussion on system design. The author draws on many years' experience and insights from first-hand involvement in the field of industrial piping design, engineering, construction, and management, which includes the bioprocessing industry. The reader will learn why dimensions and tolerances, process instrumentation, and material selection play such an integral part in the manufacture of components and instrumentation. This easy to understand and navigate guide will assist engineers (design, piping, chemical, etc.) who need to understand the basis for much of the Standard's content, as do the contractors and inspectors who have to meet and validate compliance with the BPE Standard.

Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016

by Byron Wright Brian Svidergol Clifton Leonard Vladimir Meloski

A bestselling Exchange Server guide, updated for the 2016 release Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 is the gold-standard reference for system administrators and first-time users alike. Fully updated to align with the latest release, this expert-led guide provides comprehensive coverage and easy-to-follow tutorials for all aspects of Exchange Server installation, configuration, and management. Whether you're migrating from an earlier version or installing Exchange Server for the first time, this book gives you quick access to the answers you need. Step-by-step instructions walk you through planning and design, installation, administration and management, maintenance, and more, so you can get up to speed quickly and get back to work. With a focus on the hands-on details, the Microsoft Certified Masters author team provides practical insight and invaluable guidance on every aspect of Exchange Server 2016, from mastering the basics to leveraging new features. Microsoft Exchange allows access to e-mail, voicemail, and calendars at any time, from almost any device. The 2016 release is designed specifically to appeal to enterprises; if you've been tasked with the implementation, this guide has the information you need. Get up to speed with the latest changes and features Understand server configurations, requirements, installation, and migration Manage mailboxes, groups, connectivity, and the client access server Troubleshoot common issues efficiently and effectively Exchange Server 2016 shifts even more control to the user, freeing administrators to perform more critical tasks. Beefed-up architecture and more centralized functions have eased configuration and upgrades, and a robust cloud implementation is expected to draw enterprises sooner rather than later. Systems administrators need to become familiar with the latest changes, and Mastering Microsoft Exchange Server 2016 is the ultimate reference and tutorial.

Crime Scene Management: Scene Specific Methods

by Christopher Moran Keith Trueman Raul Sutton

Second edition of an established text on common procedures for the identification and processing of evidence at scenes of crime Includes chapters on quality assurance and credibility of practices and processes issues surrounding major and complex crime Forensic handling of mass fatalities Crime scene reconstruction and impact on evidence recovery processes

Probabilistic Finite Element Model Updating Using Bayesian Statistics: Applications to Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering

by Tshilidzi Marwala Sondipon Adhikari Ilyes Boulkaibet

Probabilistic Finite Element Model Updating Using Bayesian Statistics: Applications to Aeronautical and Mechanical Engineering Tshilidzi Marwala and Ilyes Boulkaibet, University of Johannesburg, South Africa Sondipon Adhikari, Swansea University, UK Covers the probabilistic finite element model based on Bayesian statistics with applications to aeronautical and mechanical engineering Finite element models are used widely to model the dynamic behaviour of many systems including in electrical, aerospace and mechanical engineering. The book covers probabilistic finite element model updating, achieved using Bayesian statistics. The Bayesian framework is employed to estimate the probabilistic finite element models which take into account of the uncertainties in the measurements and the modelling procedure. The Bayesian formulation achieves this by formulating the finite element model as the posterior distribution of the model given the measured data within the context of computational statistics and applies these in aeronautical and mechanical engineering. Probabilistic Finite Element Model Updating Using Bayesian Statistics contains simple explanations of computational statistical techniques such as Metropolis-Hastings Algorithm, Slice sampling, Markov Chain Monte Carlo method, hybrid Monte Carlo as well as Shadow Hybrid Monte Carlo and their relevance in engineering. Key features: Contains several contributions in the area of model updating using Bayesian techniques which are useful for graduate students. Explains in detail the use of Bayesian techniques to quantify uncertainties in mechanical structures as well as the use of Markov Chain Monte Carlo techniques to evaluate the Bayesian formulations. The book is essential reading for researchers, practitioners and students in mechanical and aerospace engineering.

Rapid Perioperative Care

by Paul Wicker Sara Dalby

Rapid Perioperative Care is an essential text for students and practitioners requiring up-to-date fundamental information on the perioperative environment. Covering a wide range of subjects related to perioperative practice and care, each chapter is concise and focused to guide the reader to find information quickly and effectively. This book uses a structured approach to perioperative care, starting with an introduction to the perioperative environment, anaesthetics, surgery and recovery, followed by postoperative problems and finally the roles of the Surgical Care Practitioner (SCP). Covering all the key topics in the perioperative environment, this concise and easy-to-read title is the perfect quick-reference book for students and theatre practitioners to support them in their work in clinical practice, and enable them to deliver the best possible care.

Closer to the Light: Learning From the Near-death Experiences of Children

by Melvin L. Morse Paul J. Perry

Book Jackets: "Katie, a young child who nearly drowned, hovered on the brink of death for nearly three days and was kept alive by machines. When she awoke, she told a strange story of an incredible spiritual journey, which scientists recognized as a near-death experience. According to Dr. Melvin Morse, Katie's story and many others like it prove the validity and beauty of near-death experiences. This book is a culmination of Dr. Morse's years of scientific research into near-death experiences, much of which was published in the American Medical Association's pediatric journal. Through his research into near-death experiences among children, Dr. Morse hopes adults will learn to fear death less." Dr. Morse was the first researcher to explore the subject of near-death experiences in children. Because many of the children he had investigated did not have a religious background or any religious influences, these experiences give validity and credibility to the near-death phenomenon as encompassing systematic elements and patterns.

Kali Linux 2 – Assuring Security by Penetration Testing - Third Edition

by Tedi Heriyanto Shakeel Ali Lee Allen Gerard Johansen

Achieve the gold standard in penetration testing with Kali using this masterpiece, now in its third edition! About This Book * Get a rock-solid insight into penetration testing techniques and test your corporate network against threats like never before * Formulate your pentesting strategies by relying on the most up-to-date and feature-rich Kali version in town--Kali Linux 2 (aka Sana). * Experience this journey with new cutting-edge wireless penetration tools and a variety of new features to make your pentesting experience smoother Who This Book Is For If you are an IT security professional or a student with basic knowledge of Unix/Linux operating systems, including an awareness of information security factors, and you want to use Kali Linux for penetration testing, this book is for you. What You Will Learn * Find out to download and install your own copy of Kali Linux * Properly scope and conduct the initial stages of a penetration test * Conduct reconnaissance and enumeration of target networks * Exploit and gain a foothold on a target system or network * Obtain and crack passwords * Use the Kali Linux NetHunter install to conduct wireless penetration testing * Create proper penetration testing reports In Detail Kali Linux is a comprehensive penetration testing platform with advanced tools to identify, detect, and exploit the vulnerabilities uncovered in the target network environment. With Kali Linux, you can apply appropriate testing methodology with defined business objectives and a scheduled test plan, resulting in a successful penetration testing project engagement. Kali Linux - Assuring Security by Penetration Testing is a fully focused, structured book providing guidance on developing practical penetration testing skills by demonstrating cutting-edge hacker tools and techniques with a coherent, step-by-step approach. This book offers you all of the essential lab preparation and testing procedures that reflect real-world attack scenarios from a business perspective, in today's digital age. Style and approach This practical guide will showcase penetration testing through cutting-edge tools and techniques using a coherent, step-by-step approach.

The Duchess Ranch of old John Ware

by James Davidge

Freed from slavery after the end of the American Civil War, John Ware rode various cattle drives from the southern United States to the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, where he rose to become a prominent rancher. This true tale of determination and character is an inspiration to all.

THE WOLF KING

by Judd Palmer

The story of the Boy Who Cried Wolf, the way we've heard it, is not quite the way it happened. There were mysterious forces at work that awful night, involving the captain of the guard, a certain girl, and the Boy himself. The Boy disappeared into the forest, where everybody knew he was surely eaten by wolves. Years later, we retthe urn to that sorrowful village. It is still beleaguered by the wolfpacks of the Black Forest, and defended by the vigilant eyes of guards on the wall. Our hero is lonely Alfred, a boy whose birth is somehow entangled in the events of that night; they have hard consequences for poor young Alfred, whose father is missing and he does not know why. All he knows is that he loves Martina, and that Martina could only love a soldier of the Wall who has proved himself with rifle and sword against the eternal enemies of the village. One day in the forest, however, he discovers an awful army of wolves isgathering, led by the strange and marvelous man who calls himself the Wolf King. The final battle between human and beast is brewing, and Alfred finds himself at the centre of the coming storm. Whether he can save the village from the wolves, or save himself from the temptations of the forest, depends on the secret identity of the Wolf King, and the events that transpired so long ago.

Native Capital: Financial Institutions and Economic Development in São Paulo, Brazil, 1850-1920

by Anne Hanley

This book studies the development of banks and stock and bond exchanges in São Paulo, Brazil, during an era of rapid economic diversification. It assesses the contribution of these financial institutions to that diversification, and argues that they played an important role in São Paulo's urbanization and industrialization by the start of the twentieth century. It finds that government regulatory policy was important in limiting and shaping the activities of these institutions, but that pro-development policies did not always have their intended effects. This is the first book on São Paulo's famous industrialization to identify the strong relationship between financial institutions and São Paulo's economic modernization at the turn of the century. It is unique in Brazilian economic history, but contributes to a body of literature on financial systems and economic change in other parts of the world.

Terms of Labor: Slavery, Serfdom, and Free Labor

by Stanley Engerman

Throughout recorded history, labor to produce goods and services has been a central concern of society, and questions surrounding the terms of labor--the arrangements under which labor is made to produce and to divide its product with others--are of great significance for understanding the past and the emergence of the modern world. For long periods, much of the world's labor could be considered under the coercive control of systems of slavery or of serfdom, with relatively few workers laboring under terms of freedom, however defined. Slavery and serfdom were systems that controlled not only the terms of labor, but also the more general issues of political freedom. The nine chapters in this volume deal with the general issues of the causes and consequences of the rise of so-called free labor in Europe, the United States, and the Caribbean over the past four to five centuries, and point to the many complications and paradoxical aspects of this change. The topics covered are European beliefs that rejected the enslavement of other Europeans but permitted the slavery of Africans (David Eltis), British abolitionism and the impact of emancipation in the British West Indies (Seymour Drescher), the consequences of the end of Russian serfdom (Peter Kolchin), the definition and nature of free labor as seen by nineteenth-century American workers (Leon Fink), the effects of changing legal and economic concepts of free labor (Robert J. Steinfeld), the antebellum American use of the metaphor of slavery (David Roediger), female dependent labor in the aftermath of American emancipation (Amy Dru Stanley), the contrast between individual and group actions in attempting to benefit individual laborers (David Brody), and the link between arguments concerning free labor and the actual outcomes for laborers in nineteenth-century America (Clayne Pope).

Backs to the Wall: The Battle of Sainte-Foy and the Conquest of Canada

by D. Peter Macleod

The Battle of the Plains of Abraham in 1759 and the subsequent capitulation of Quebec set the stage for an equally significant French-British engagement in the struggle for northeastern North America, the Battle of Sainte-Foy.In the spring of 1760, after having suffered a brutal winter, Quebec garrison commander James Murray's troops were vulnerable and reduced to an army of skeletal invalids due to malnutrition and scurvy. Trapped in hostile territory and lacking confidence in the fortifications of Quebec, Murray planned to confront French attackers outside the walls. Instead of waiting at Montreal for the British to attack, Montcalm's successor, François-Gaston de Lévis, returned to the plains for a rematch accompanied by every combatant available--French regulars, Canadian militia and First Peoples warriors. The ensuing Battle of Sainte-Foy was less a battle for territory than a struggle for survival between two equally desperate adversaries. If the British lost the battle, they would lose Quebec. If the French lost the battle, they would very likely lose Canada--both the French and the British had their backs to the wall.MacLeod presents this historical event in riveting detail, from the preparation and day-by-day actions during the engagement to the compelling siege of Quebec by land and ship. Backs to the Wall is an accessible and engaging account of an important episode in Canadian history.

Crime Plus Music: Twenty Stories of Music-Themed Noir

by Val Mcdermid David Liss Alison Gaylin Craig Johnson Jim Fusilli

Modern life seems to have a soundtrack for everything. Even crime.Crime + Music collects twenty darkly intense, music-related noir stories by world-renowned mystery authors Brendan DuBois, Alison Gaylin, Craig Johnson, David Liss, Val McDermid, Gary Phillips, Peter Robinson and, from the music world, Galadrielle Allman, author of Please Be With Me: A Song for My Father, Duane Allman and award-winning songwriter-novelist Willy Vlautin. Edited by novelist and Wall Street Journal rock and pop music critic Jim Fusilli.The lively anthology's chilling, sinister tales tap into the span of rock and pop history, ranging from Peter Blauner's heart-wrenching "The Last Temptation of Frankie Lymon" to Fusilli's "Boy Wonder," set in the world of contemporary electronic dance music; from Naomi Rand's "The Misfits," a punk-rock revenge saga to Mark Haskell Smith's menacingly comedic "1968 Pelham Blue SG Jr."; from Reed Farrel Coleman's study of a one-hit wonder, "Look at Me/Don't Look at Me" to Erica Wright's account of betrayal among minor talents in "A Place You're Likely to Find"-and many more.In the hands of these modern masters of mystery fiction, Crime + Music exposes the nasty side of the world of popular music, revealing it to be the perfect setting for noir.

Nine Island

by Jane Alison

"Nine Island is a crackling incantation, brittle and brilliant and hot and sad and full of sideways humor that devastates and illuminates all at once." -Lauren Groff, author of Fates and FuriesNine Island is an intimate autobiographical novel, told by J, a woman who lives in a glass tower on one of Miami Beach's lush Venetian Islands. After decades of disaster with men, she is trying to decide whether to withdraw forever from romantic love. Having just returned to Miami from a monthlong reunion with an old flame, "Sir Gold," and a visit to her fragile mother, J begins translating Ovid's magical stories about the transformations caused by Eros. "A woman who wants, a man who wants nothing. These two have stalked the world for thousands of years," she thinks.When not ruminating over her sexual past and current fantasies, in the company of only her aging cat, J observes the comic, sometimes steamy goings-on among her faded-glamour condo neighbors. One of them, a caring nurse, befriends her, eventually offering the opinion that "if you retire from love . . . then you retire from life."

Stony River

by Tricia Dower

It wasn't all poodle skirts and rock 'n' roll--in Stony River, N.J., the 50s was a perilous time to come of age. Absent mothers, controlling fathers, biblical injunctions, teenage longing and small-town pretense abound, with the threat of violence all around: crazy fathers, dirty boys, strange men in strange cars, one dead girl, one never seen and another gone missing.

Nonviolence Ain't What it Used to Be: Unarmed Insurrection and the Rhetoric of Resistance

by Shon Meckfessel

"Shon Meckfessel . . . brings a fresh perspective to the stubborn debates around violence and nonviolence and suggests a way to move beyond the left's tactical impasse. Nonviolence Ain't What It Used to Bewon't settle the old argument, but it may start a new one. "--Kristian Williams,Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America Shon Meckfessel takes an innovative look at challenges faced by twenty-first century social movements in the US. One of their most important stumbling blocks is the question of nonviolence. Civil disobedience, symbolic protest, and principles of nonviolence have characterized many struggles in the United States since the Civil Rights era. But as Meckfessel argues, conditions have changed. We've seen the consolidation of the media, the militarization of policing, the co-optation and institutionalization of dissent, among many other shifts. The rules have changed, but the rhetoric, logic, and strategic tools we employ haven't necessarily kept pace, and narratives borrowed from movements of the past are falling short. Nonviolence Ain't What It Used to Bemaps the emerging, more militant approaches that seem to be developing to fill the gap, from Occupy to Ferguson. It offers new angles on a seemingly intractable debate, introducing terms and criteria that carve out a larger middle-ground between the two camps, in order to chart a path forward. Shon Meckfesselis the author ofSuffled How It Gush: A North American Anarchist in the Balkansas well as numerous essays and articles. He is a member of the English faculty at Highline College in Seattle, Washington.

The Fastest Man Alive

by Usain Bolt

A skinny kid from the Jamaican parish of Trelawny, Usain Bolt's life changed in August 2008 when the Olympic men's 100-meter starter pistol was followed just 9. 69 seconds later by his streak across the finish line and the first of his three gold medals was placed around his neck. In this illustrated celebration of his influences, background, and career trajectory, Bolt shares his story of growing up playing cricket and soccer, and discovering that he could run fast--very fast. He shares stories of his family, friends, and the laidback Jamaican culture, and reveals what makes him tick, where he gets his motivation, and where he takes his inspiration. He tells of the dedication and sacrifices required to get to the top, and also discusses fast food, partying, music, fast cars, and that signature lightning bolt pose.

Tales from the University of South Carolina Gamecocks Locker Room: A Collection of the Greatest Gamecock Stories Ever Told

by Tom Price

With one of the most amazing football turnarounds in NCAA history, from 0-21 in 1998-99 to a 2001 Outback Bowl victory over Ohio State and six subsequent championships since, the South Carolina Gamecocks rang in the new century with a bang. For 45 years, author Tom Price was in Columbia, South Carolina recording the stories that have made the Gamecocks one of America's greatest collegiate sports teams. Whether it's tales of football, basketball, soccer, baseball, golf, track and field, or any one of the Gamecocks' many other sports, this book, first published in 2001, captures it all through engaging anecdotes gleaned from the author's many years of personal experience and interviews with athletes and others connected with the university.Perfect for the shelf of any fan of the garnet and black!Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports-books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team.Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles Kings; we have a book for you. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Tales from the San Francisco 49ers Sideline: A Collection of the Greatest 49ers Stories Ever Told

by Daniel Brown Bill Walsh Matt Maiocco Roger Craig

Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports-books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team.Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles Kings; we have a book for you. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Tales from the Pittsburgh Pirates Dugout: A Collection of the Greatest Pirates Stories Ever Told

by John Mccollister

Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports-books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team.Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles Kings; we have a book for you. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Tales from the New Orleans Saints Sideline: A Collection of the Greatest Saints Stories Ever Told

by Peter Finney Jeff Duncan

Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports-books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team.Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles Kings; we have a book for you. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Tales from the Detroit Pistons Locker Room: A Collection of the Greatest Pistons Stories Ever Told

by Rick Mahorn Joe Dumars Perry A. Farrell

Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports-books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team.Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles Kings; we have a book for you. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Game of My Life Texas Longhorns: Memorable Stories of Longhorns Football

by Michael Pearle Lee Corso Bill Frisbie

Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports-books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team.Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles Kings; we have a book for you. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Game of My Life Green Bay Packers: Memorable Stories of Packers Football

by Chuck Carlson Bob Harlan

Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports-books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team.Whether you are a New York Yankees fan or hail from Red Sox nation; whether you are a die-hard Green Bay Packers or Dallas Cowboys fan; whether you root for the Kentucky Wildcats, Louisville Cardinals, UCLA Bruins, or Kansas Jayhawks; whether you route for the Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Montreal Canadiens, or Los Angeles Kings; we have a book for you. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

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