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Four Ways to Click

by Leigh Ann Hirschman Daniel J. Siegel Amy Banks

Research shows that people cannot reach their full potential unless they are in healthy connection with others. Dr. Amy Banks teaches us how to rewire our brains for healthier relationships and happier, more fulfilling lives. We all experience moments when we feel isolated and alone. A 2006 Purdue University study found that twenty-five percent of Americans cannot name a single person they feel close to. Yet every single one of us is hardwired for close relationships. The key to more satisfying relationships--be it with a significant other, a family member, or a colleague--is to strengthen the neural pathways in our brains that encourage closeness and connection. In this groundbreaking book, Dr. Banks give us a road map for developing the four distinct neural pathways in the brain that underlie the four most important ingredients for close relationships: calmness, acceptance, emotional resonance, and energy. Four Ways to Click gives you the tools you need to strengthen the parts of your brain that encourage connection and to heal the neural damage that disconnection can cause.From the Hardcover edition.

Four Weddings and a Fireman

by Jennifer Bernard

It takes a certain kind of man to stand out among the Bachelor Firemen of San Gabriel.Firefighter Derek "Vader" Brown is one of a kind--six feet of solid muscle with the heart of a born hero. It's that protective streak that has him pursuing a promotion to Captain to pay for his mother's home care. And it's why he intends to figure out why his sometime girlfriend Cherie Harper runs hot as hellfire one minute and pushes him away the next.Cherie's got it bad. Vader sweeps her off her feet--literally--and their chemistry is combustible. There's just the little problem of a nightmare from her past she was desperate to escape. And then her sister Trixie arrives, causing havoc for Cherie and the male population of San Gabriel. Cherie doesn't want her past to complicate Vader's life or his career. But there's nothing like a firefighter to break through all your defenses, one smoldering kiss at a time . . .

Four Wheels West: A Wyoming Number Book

by Eugene Gagliano

Using numbers, much of Wyoming's history, wildlife, and landscapes are introduced. Topics include two wheel ruts on the Oregon Trail, sugar beets, sheep, and ancient fossil fish.

The Four Winds of Heaven

by Monique Raphel High

As one prominent Jewish family, the Gunzburgs fight for their principles, the rest of Russia adheres to the malicious and unfaltering laws of the Tsar. Torn between what is expected of them and what their hearts truly want, the Gunzburgs begin to forge a new path--in search of their own identity and place in a world full of forbidden love, shattering betrayals, and war. Can they find where they truly belong and where their passion lies while the dynasty crumbles around them? Inspired by the diaries of Monique Raphel High's grandmother, this epic saga will take readers on a journey through Russian history through one woman's eyes.

Four Years In The Stonewall Brigade [Illustrated Edition]

by John O. Casler

Includes more than 30 illustrations of the author's unit and the actions it engaged in."The classic tale of battle, roguery, and capture from the Army of Northern Virginia. From his looting of farmhouses during the Gettysburg campaign and robbing of fallen Union soldiers as opportunity allowed to his five arrests for infractions of military discipline and numerous unapproved leaves, John O. Casler's actions during the Civil War made him as much a rogue as a Rebel. Though he was no model soldier, his forthright confessions of his service years in the Army of Northern Virginia stand among the most sought after and cited accounts by a Confederate soldier. First published in 1893 and significantly revised and expanded in 1906, Casler's Four Years in the Stonewall Brigade recounts the truths of camp life, marches, and combat. Moreover, Casler's recollections provide an unapologetic view of the effects of the harsh life in Stonewall's ranks on an average foot soldier and his fellows. A native of Gainesboro, Virginia, with an inherent wanderlust and thirst for adventure, Casler enlisted in June 1861 in what became Company A, 33rd Virginia Infantry, and participated in major campaigns throughout the conflict, including Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. Captured in February 1865, he spent the final months of the war as a prisoner at Fort McHenry, Maryland. His postwar narrative recalls the realities of warfare for the private soldier, the moral ambiguities of thievery and survival at the front, and the deliberate cruelties of capture and imprisonment with the vivid detail, straightforward candor, and irreverent flair for storytelling that have earned "Four Years in the Stonewall Brigade" its place in the first rank of primary literature of the Confederacy."-Print ed.

Four Years Later

by Monica Murphy

Bestselling author Monica Murphy winds up her sensational series with this sexy story of two college kids with nothing in common but a bunch of baggage and a burning attraction. Over. That about sums up everything in my life. Suspended from my college football team and forced to cut back my hours at The District bar because of my crappy grades, I can't keep turning to my sister, Fable, and her pro-football playing husband, Drew, to bail me out. I just can't seem to find my own way. Weed and sex are irresistible temptations--and it's messed up that I secretly hand over money to our junkie mom. A tutor is the last thing I want right now--until I get a look at her. Chelsea is not my type at all. She's smart and totally shy. I'm pretty sure she's even a virgin. But when she gives me the once over with those piercing blue eyes, I'm really over. But in a different way. I won't deny her ass is killer, but it's her brain and the way she seems to crave love--like no one's ever given her any--that make me want her more than any girl I've ever met. But what would someone as seemingly together as her ever see in a screwed up guy like me?Praise for Four Years Later "Another great entry into the series and a perfect way to close out what started with One Week Girlfriend. As always, Monica Murphy gives us such great characters, giving them such depth and emotions that it's hard not to love them from the minute you meet them on the page."--Cocktails and Books "An engaging, heavily character-driven new adult [novel] that brings us the story of a much beloved character. Seamless writing flows effortlessly as Murphy sets up the plot elements and begins her story of love, loss, redemption, and forgiveness. . . . Four Years Later was a delight to read."--Smexy Books "Monica Murphy has created an unforgettable series. Her writing is honest, gritty, romantic and entertaining. Her characters are very real people that readers can relate to. We embrace them in our hearts. Their lives and stories will stay with [us] long after the book is finished. It is no wonder that this series is an all-time favorite. . . . The One Week Girlfriend series has been an amazing reading journey that has touched my heart."--Hesperia Loves Books "Emotional and gratifying . . . This romance was full of tension and longing! . . . Monica Murphy has another win with Four Years Later. Owen and Chelsea's story was touching and passionate, and is sure to make you sigh in contentment by the end."--Waves of Fiction "What a fantastic ending to an amazing series! . . . It took my emotions on a roller coaster ride but hey, all the good books do! . . . Four books and I still want more! I'm not quite sure I could ever get enough of these characters. They're all complex, and beautifully broken in their own ways. Combine that with Monica Murphy's fantastic writing skills and you always have a winner."--Down the Rabbit Hole "It's official! When it comes to NA romances and inner monologues, Monica Murphy is a queen! . . . I highly recommend Four Years Later! If you read the earlier books then you just have to get this one too. It was wonderful to see how the earlier couples are faring . . . but Monica Murphy had truly made this Owen's book. I love it!"--In My Room ReadingFrom the Trade Paperback edition.

Four Years of Nazi Torture

by Ernst Winkler

Four Years of Nazi Torture is a book written by a German Air Force pilot who refused to participate in Nazi atrocities during the second world war. He was rejected by his family, imprisoned and tortured for his beliefs. This is an autobiography of a man escaping horrifying circumstance and gaining refuge in America.

Four Years With the Iron Brigade: The Civil War Journals of William R. Ray, Co. F., Seventh Wisconsin Infantry

by Lance Herdegen Sherry Murphy

Based on an major recent discovery-the Civil War as seen from the front ranks of a legendary fighting unit

Fourier Analysis

by Elias M. Stein Rami Shankarchi

This first volume, a three-part introduction to the subject, is intended for students with a beginning knowledge of mathematical analysis who are motivated to discover the ideas that shape Fourier analysis. It begins with the simple conviction that Fourier arrived at in the early nineteenth century when studying problems in the physical sciences--that an arbitrary function can be written as an infinite sum of the most basic trigonometric functions.<P><P> The first part implements this idea in terms of notions of convergence and summability of Fourier series, while highlighting applications such as the isoperimetric inequality and equidistribution. The second part deals with the Fourier transform and its applications to classical partial differential equations and the Radon transform; a clear introduction to the subject serves to avoid technical difficulties. The book closes with Fourier theory for finite abelian groups, which is applied to prime numbers in arithmetic progression.<P> In organizing their exposition, the authors have carefully balanced an emphasis on key conceptual insights against the need to provide the technical underpinnings of rigorous analysis. Students of mathematics, physics, engineering and other sciences will find the theory and applications covered in this volume to be of real interest.<P> The Princeton Lectures in Analysis represents a sustained effort to introduce the core areas of mathematical analysis while also illustrating the organic unity between them. Numerous examples and applications throughout its four planned volumes, of which Fourier Analysis is the first, highlight the far-reaching consequences of certain ideas in analysis to other fields of mathematics and a variety of sciences. Stein and Shakarchi move from an introduction addressing Fourier series and integrals to in-depth considerations of complex analysis; measure and integration theory, and Hilbert spaces; and, finally, further topics such as functional analysis, distributions and elements of probability theory. <P> Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. To explore further access options with us, please contact us through the Book Quality link on the right sidebar. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.

Fourier Analysis

by T. W. Körner

The author has provided a shop window for some of the ideas, techniques and elegant results of Fourier analysis, and for their applications. These range from number theory, numerical analysis, control theory and statistics, to earth science, astronomy, and electrical engineering. Each application is placed in perspective with a short essay. The prerequisites are few (the reader with knowledge of second or third year undergraduate mathematics should have no difficulty following the text), and the style is lively and entertaining.

Fourplay

by Brenda L. Thomas

Sasha Borianni is a woman who knows what she wants and how to get it. As she establishes her public relations firm, Platinum Images, she finds herself mixing business with pleasure...and balancing her affairs is proving to be a challenge. Her newest client, banking executive Jordan Ashe, turns out to be kinkier than she could ever imagine. (That's one.) Her old flame and boss, NBA player Phoenix Carter, tries to seduce her while she works to clean up his bad boy image. (That's two.) Her old love Trent, who ended their relationship over baby-mama drama, wants her back in his life. (That's three.) And, last but not least, financier Lyor Turrell makes his own play for Sasha. Juggling four men is no easy task but if anyone has what it takes it's Sasha, a woman who thrives not only on the heat of her encounters but on the web of intrigue that connects them all.

Foursome

by Jeremiah Healy

Cuddy travels to Maine to investigate a gruesome lakeside murderSteve always forgets to buy groceries on the way to the lake house. Every time he and his wife make a pilgrimage to Maine, his first task is to drive into town and pick up essentials. Today he leaves his wife at home with their two friends and returns from the store to find a crossbow on the lawn and arrows embedded in the chests of the three people he loves most. During a twenty-minute shopping trip, he has become the chief suspect in a triple murder. The case against him is airtight--fingerprints on the weapon, blood on his shoes--so Steve's lawyer hires Boston PI John Francis Cuddy to crack it. Steve's lakeside neighbors had no love for his yuppie pals, but did they hate the city slickers enough to frame him for murder? Cuddy learns quickly that in Maine, even the killers are awfully polite.

Foursome

by Jeremiah Healy

Cuddy travels to Maine to investigate a gruesome lakeside murderSteve always forgets to buy groceries on the way to the lake house. Every time he and his wife make a pilgrimage to Maine, his first task is to drive into town and pick up essentials. Today he leaves his wife at home with their two friends and returns from the store to find a crossbow on the lawn and arrows embedded in the chests of the three people he loves most. During a twenty-minute shopping trip, he has become the chief suspect in a triple murder. The case against him is airtight--fingerprints on the weapon, blood on his shoes--so Steve's lawyer hires Boston PI John Francis Cuddy to crack it. Steve's lakeside neighbors had no love for his yuppie pals, but did they hate the city slickers enough to frame him for murder? Cuddy learns quickly that in Maine, even the killers are awfully polite.

The Fourteenth Amendment

by David L. Hudson

In The Fourteenth Amendment: Equal Protection Under the Law, author David L. Hudson, Jr., explores the significance of the Fourteenth Amendment through the country's history and legal cases. He discusses why there was a need for this amendment, how it was created, and fully explains the major sections and clauses. This amendment forever changed Constitutional law and will continue to have an impact on legal cases in the future.

The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis: Based on the Secret White House Tapes

by David Coleman

"A portrait of the JFK White House after the Cuban Missile Crisis as it really was . . . human and revealing."--Evan Thomas Popular history marks October 28, 1962, as the end of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Yet as JFK's secretly recorded White House tapes reveal, the aftermath of the crisis was a political and diplomatic minefield. The president had to push hard to get Khrushchev to remove Soviet weaponry from Cuba without reigniting the volatile situation, while also tackling midterm elections and press controversy. With a new preface that highlights recently declassified information, historian David G. Coleman puts readers in the Oval Office during the turning point of Kennedy's presidency and the watershed of the Cold War.

The Fourth Amendment

by Charles M. Wetterer

Shows how the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution has been historically interpreted by the judicial system and presents cases which illustrate how it is currently being applied.

Fourth and Goal

by Tommy Hallowell

While star running back Craig Brower is tearing up the gridiron, he's being torn up inside. His parents are getting a divorce, and Craig feels guilty and useless. But just when he becomes the superstar of Kenmore High, Craig wants nothing more than to be left alone. Dan Cronin, the King's new varsity coach, knows what it really takes to win. Can Coach Cronin help Craig tackle his problems before they bring down Craig and the entire team?

The Fourth Angel : A novel of suspense

by Suzanne Chazin

A woman fire marshal hunts the arsonist behind a series of strange and deadly New York City fires in this sizzling thriller debut.<P> When an inferno in SoHo devours a small building and consumes fifty lives, Georgia Skeehan, a rookie marshal with the New York City Fire Department, is thrust into command of the investigation. Georgia suspects the fire may have been started by something New York has never seen before: HTA, a kitchen-sink concoction with the thermal power of rocket fuel. HTA fires, though rare over the last decade, are so ferocious that they can melt a building's steel and concrete framework in minutes.<P> Georgia soon unearths another startling possibility: the blaze may be connected to three other unsolved New York fires-and to several eerie, scripture-laden letters from a madman who calls himself the "Fourth Angel." But before she can begin to unravel the clues, she is torn apart by the bizarre behavior of her partner and by the seeming betrayal of another marshal-a man she has begun to trust with her heart. As Georgia battles for respect in the nearly all-male bastion of the FDNY, the "Fourth Angel" tightens his grip on his real quarry-and plots an even more catastrophic and fiery finale.

The Fourth Bear

by Jasper Fforde

The Gingerbreadman - psychopath, sadist, convicted murderer and cake/biscuit - is loose on the streets of Reading. It isn't Jack Spratt's case. Despite the success of the Humpty Dumpty investigation, the well publicised failure to prevent Red Riding-Hood and her Gran being eaten once again plunges the Nursery Crime Division into controversy. Enforced non-involvement with the Gingerbreadman hunt looks to be frustrating until a chance encounter at the oddly familiar Deja-Vu Club leads them onto the hunt for missing journalist Henrietta 'Goldy' Hatchett, star reporter for The Daily Toad. The last witnesses to see her alive were The Three Bears, comfortably living out a life of rural solitude in Andersen's wood. But all is not what it seems. Are the unexplained explosions around the globe somehow related to missing nuclear scientist Angus McGuffin? Is cucumber-growing really that dangerous? Why are National Security involved? But most important of all: How could the bears' porridge be at such disparate temperatures when they were poured at the same time?

The Fourth Bear (Nursery Crimes Series #2)

by Jasper Fforde

Jack Spratt tries to solve the mystery of a fourth bear, one more than the classic tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Fourth Comings (Jessica Darling #4)

by Megan Mccafferty

Is the real world ready for Jessica Darling? At first it seems that she's living the elusive New York City dream. She's subletting an apartment with her best friend, Hope, working for a magazine that actually utilizes her psychology degree, and still deeply in love with Marcus Flutie, the charismatic addict-turned-Buddhist who first captivated her at sixteen. Of course, reality is more complicated than dreamy clichés. She and Hope share bunk beds in the "Cupcake" - the girlie pastel bedroom normally occupied by twelve-year-old twins. Their Brooklyn neighborhood is better suited to "breeders," and she and Hope split the rent with their promiscuous high school pal, Manda, and her "genderqueer boifriend. " Freelancing for an obscure journal can't put a dent in Jessica's student loans, so she's eking out a living by babysitting her young niece and lamenting that she, unlike most of her friends, can't postpone adulthood by going back to school. Yet it's the ever-changing relationship with Marcus that leaves her most unsettled. At the ripe age of twenty-three, he's just starting his freshman year at Princeton University. Is she ready to give up her imperfect yet invigorating post-college life just because her on-again/off-again soul mate asks her to. . . marry him? Jessica has one week to respond to Marcus's perplexing marriage proposal. During this time, she gains surprising wisdom from unexpected sources, including a popular talk show shrink, a drag queen named Royalle G. Biv, and yes, even her parents. But the most shocking confession concerns two people she thought had nothing to hide: Hope and Marcus. Will this knowledge inspire Jessica to give up a world of late-night literary soirees, art openings, and downtown drunken karaoke to move back to New Jersey and be with the one man who's gripped her heart for years? Jessica ponders this and other life choices with her signature snark and hyper-intense insight, making it the most tumultuous and memorable week of her twenty-something life.

The Fourth Crusade

by Michael J Angold

The Fourth Crusade (1202-4) was one of the key events in medieval historyThe fall of Constantinople to the Venetians and the soldiers of the fourth crusade in April 1204 was its climax. It ensured that Byzantium's days as a great power were over. It equally ensured that westerners would dominate the Levant - the lands of the old Byzantine Empire -until the end of the middle ages. This book asks just how important was the Fourth as a turning point in the Middle East.. The broad setting is the encounter of Byzantium with the West within the framework of the crusades. Differences of outlook and interest meant that this encounter was soon overburdened with mutual distrust. 1204 was some kind of a solution and created situations scarcely conceivable even two years before when the fourth crusade set sail from Venice.

Fourth Day

by Zoë Sharp

"Zoë Sharp will keep you turning pages till dawn." --Jeffery Deaver The cult calling itself Fourth Day is well funded and highly jealous of its privacy. Five years ago, Thomas Witney went in to try to get the evidence that the cult's charismatic leader was responsible for the death of Witney's son, Liam. Witney never came out. Now, Charlie Fox and her partner, Sean Meyer, have been assigned to get Witney out, willing or not. But planning and executing a clean, surgical snatch is only the beginning. Five years is a long time to be on the inside, and the man who comes out has changed beyond all recognition.

The Fourth Deadly Sin

by Lawrence Sanders

When saintly New York psychiatrist Simon Ellerbee is murdered, retired Chief of Detectives Edward X. Delaney pursues the killer after obtaining a list of the doctor's six most potentially violent patients.

The Fourth Dimension of a Poem: and Other Essays

by Harold Bloom M. H. Abrams

A new collection of essays by the legendary literary scholar and critic. In the year of his one-hundredth birthday, preeminent literary critic, scholar, and teacher M. H. Abrams brings us a collection of nine new and recent essays that challenge the reader to think about poetry in new ways. In these essays, three of them never before published, Abrams engages afresh with pivotal figures in intellectual and literary history, among them Kant, Keats, and Hazlitt. The centerpiece of the volume is Abrams's eloquent and incisive essay "The Fourth Dimension of a Poem" on the pleasure of reading poems aloud, accompanied by online recordings of Abrams's revelatory readings of poems such as William Wordsworth's "Surprised by Joy," Alfred Tennyson's "Here Sleeps the Crimson Petal," and Ernest Dowson's "Cynara." The collection begins with a foreword by Abrams's former student Harold Bloom.

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