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Carpentry Fundamentals (Level One Trainee Guide, 4th Edition)

by Prentice Hall

This trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes Orientation to the Trade, Building Materials, Fasteners, and Adhesives,Hand and Power Tools, Reading Plans and Elevations, Floor Systems, Wall and Ceiling Framing, Roof Framing, Introduction to Concrete, Reinforcing Materials, and Forms, Windows and Exterior Doors, and Basic Stair Layout.

The Carpet Wars: From Kabul to Baghdad: A Ten-Year Journey along Ancient Trade Routes

by Christopher Kremmer

Apart from oil, rugs are the Muslim world's best-known commodity. While rugs are found in most Western homes, the story of religious, political, & tribal strife behind their creation is virtually unknown. Here, Kremmer chronicles his fascinating 10-year journey along the ancient carpet trade routes that run through the world's most misunderstood & volatile regions -- Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, India, Pakistan, & the former Soviet republics of Central Asia. He takes readers into a world where even the simplest motif on a rug can be filled with religious, tribal, & political significance, & he offers a personal, vivid, & revealing look at Islam's human face, wracked by turmoil but sustained by friendship, industry, & humor.

The Carpetbaggers

by Harold Robbins

Jonas Cord coveted his father's fame, fortune, even his young, beautiful wife. When his father died, Jonas swore to possess them all. But Rina Marlowe was the celebrated screen goddess no man could master. Her sizzling sensuality might inflame and enthrall millions, but her personal boudoir was no Hollywood fantasy. She consumed her lovers on the fiery rack of her burning desires. Rina and Jonas took Hollywood, the airplane industry, and America itself by storm. From New York to Los Angeles they brawled, lusted, and carved out an empire, blazoned in banner headlines and their enemies' blood--only to learn that money and power, revenge and renown were not enough. Too much would never be enough--not for Jonas Cord and the relentless Rina Marlowe. The higher they soared, the more their ambition demanded . . . the darker and deadlier their fiery passions grew.

Carrabba's Italian Grill Cookbook: Recipes from Around Our Family Table

by Carrabba'S Italian Grill

For 25 years, Carrabba's Italian Grill has offered its amici (Italian for "friends") an extraordinary dining experience. Serving hand-prepared, contemporary renditions of traditional family recipes, Carrabba's makes everyone who walks through the door feel right at home. Each meal is served in the time-honored tradition of warm Italian hospitality and authentically prepared food made from the heart. Now, you can re-create the Carrabba's experience in your own kitchen with delicious recipes inspired by generations of family cooking. In the true spirit of generosity, Recipes from Around Our Family Table shares not just these mouthwatering signature recipes, but also the cooking secrets that make them so good.

Carrera's Bride

by Diana Palmer

HE INSTILLED FEAR IN FRIENDS AND FOES. But there was one woman who could see beyond Marcus Carrera's notorious reputation and imposing stature to the gruffly tender man inside. And their destinies collided when Delia Mason was unexpectedly swept up in the kind of trouble only a man of mystery like Carrera could resolve--if he chose to step out of his dangerous social circle. Would he leave it all behind to make Delia his bride?

The Carriage House

by Carla Neggers

Fun and a little hard work. That's all Tess Haviland had in mind when Ike Grantham paid her for her graphic design work with the run-down, nineteenth-century carriage house on Boston's North Shore.Then Ike disappeared, and now Tess finds herself with much more than a simple weekend project to get her out of the city. It's not just the rumors that the carriage house is haunted-it's the neighbors: six-year-old Dolly Thorne, her reclusive babysitter, Harley Beckett...and especially Dolly's father, Andrew Thorne, who has his own ideas about why Tess has turned up next door.But when Tess discovers a human skeleton in her dirt cellar, she begins to ask questions about the history of the carriage house, the untimely death of Andrew's wife...and Ike's disappearance. Questions a desperate killer wants to silence before the truth reveals that someone got away with murder.

The Carriage House

by Louisa Hall

For more than thirty years, William Adair's faith in life was based on two indisputable principles: the exceptional good looks and athletic talents of his three daughters and the historical status of his family in their Philadelphia suburb. After suffering a stroke, William wakes up in his hospital bed to realize that his world has collapsed: his children are less extraordinary than he had remembered and his family's notable history has been forgotten. William's daughters--all tennis champions in their youth--are in decline. Having lost their father's pride, the three sisters struggle to define themselves. Their mother, whose memory has started to fade, is unable to help them recall the talented girls they used to be. For three generations, a carriage house has stood on the Adair property. Built by William's grandfather, it was William's childhood refuge and a sign of the family's prominence. Now held captive by a neighbor due to a zoning error, the house has decayed beyond recognition and may even be condemned. Rallying to save their father, Diana, Elizabeth, and Isabelle take on the battle for the carriage house that once stood as a symbol of their place in the world. Overcoming misunderstandings and betrayals both deep in the past and painfully new, each of the Adairs ultimately finds a place of forgiveness. The Carriage House is a moving, beautifully wrought debut novel about the complex bonds of siblings, about rebuilding lost lives, and about the saving grace of love.

Carriage Terminology

by Don H. Berkebile

This reference work is the definitive source for the terminology, nomenclature, and illustrative diagrams for all known carriage types of the Western world, as well as many of the better known vehicles of other areas.


by Neil Mitchell

Not only breaks the film down into its themes, stylistic tropes, technical approaches, uses of color and sound, dialogue, and visual symbolism but also considers a multitude of other factors contributing to the work's classic status


by Neil Mitchell

Not only breaks the film down into its themes, stylistic tropes, technical approaches, uses of color and sound, dialogue, and visual symbolism but also considers a multitude of other factors contributing to the work's classic status

Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story

by Carol Burnett

In this beautiful and poignant tribute to her late daughter, award-winning actress and New York Times bestselling author Carol Burnett presents a funny and moving memoir about mothering an extraordinary young woman through the struggles and triumphs of her life. Despite her busy schedule, Carol Burnett always made time for her three young children. But her oldest daughter, Carrie, faltered in adolescence, losing the self-esteem that had fueled her popularity and success in school and hiding her pain in a downward spiral of addiction. As Carrie became lost to drugs, Carol found herself with a daughter in grave danger and a marriage that was bending under the pressure. Carrie eventually broke free from her addiction. Like her mother, she had a wonderful sense of humor and became a successful actress, singer, and writer, even writing a play about Carol's childhood. But tragedy struck again when Carrie was diagnosed with cancer. She died at the young age of thirty-eight, leaving a legacy of kindness, creativity, and joy along with a short story that mirrors her own journey, published for the first time in this book. In Carrie and Me, Carol Burnett shares her personal diary entries and correspondence revealing her anguish as a mother of a troubled teenager, the epiphanies that helped her help her family, and the grief and then the hope she felt after Carrie's death. Through Burnett's inimitable voice, we get a portrait of an unforgettable young woman that will bring hope to anyone struggling with raising or losing a child.

The Carrie Diaries

by Candace Bushnell

The Carrie Diaries is the coming-of-age story of one of the most iconic characters of our generation. Before Sex and the City, Carrie Bradshaw was a small-town girl who knew she wanted more. She's ready for real life to start, but first she must navigate her senior year of high school. Up until now, Carrie and her friends have been inseparable. Then Sebastian Kydd comes into the picture, and a friend's betrayal makes her question everything. With an unforgettable cast of characters, The Carrie Diaries is the story of how a regular girl learns to think for herself and evolves into a sharp, insightful writer. Readers will learn about her family background, how she found her writing voice, and the indelible impression her early friendships and relationships left on her. Through adventures both audacious and poignant, we'll see what brings Carrie to her beloved New York City, where her new life begins.

The Carrie Diaries Complete Collection

by Candace Bushnell

The first loves and closest friendships of Carrie Bradshaw, one of the most iconic characters of her generation, in two bestselling books by Candace Bushnell. These two books appear in one collection for the first time.In #1 New York Times bestselling The Carrie Diaries, Carrie must navigate her senior year of high school while dealing with her first real love, a friend's betrayal, her passion for writing--oh, and her future. The Carrie Diaries, a #1 New York Times bestseller, was adapted into a hit CW television series for teens.In Summer and the City, Carrie is finally out of high school and in New York City for the first time. From learning the Big Apple to meeting Samantha Jones and enrolling in a writing class, there's a new experience every minute. But how can a country mouse transform into a glamorous New Yorker of the crazy 1980s?

Carrie Underwood (Blue Banner Biography)

by Kathleen Tracy

From the Book Jacket: Carrie Underwood is the small town girl who has taken America by storm. But the road to success from her home town of Checotah, Oklahoma to her emergence as 2005's American Idol wasn't a smooth one. As a young girl music was her life, and Underwood dreamed of becoming a professional singer. But her early attempts to establish a career were met with disappointment and Carrie left music behind-until friends and family encouraged her to audition for American Idol. The story of how Carrie Underwood made her dreams come true while winning the hearts of fans everywhere is not only uplifting but an inspiring reminder of how you should always follow your dreams.

Carried Away

by Donna Kauffman

SHE WAS THE WRONG WOMAN...Former Special Ops commander Trevor McQuillen isn't used to making mistakes. But when he drags sleepy, luscious Christy Russell out of bed thinking she's someone else, even he has to admit he got the right bed, but the wrong woman. Or is she? Christy isn't at all what he bargained for, but as the heat escalates between them, Trevor is determined to prove to the cautious Christy that he's the right man for her....IN THE RIGHT PLACE!All Christy wanted was to get some sleep when Trevor arrived to turn her life upside down-literally. But despite the bungled recon mission, she can't help rumpling the sheets with the sexy soldier! Christy has no intention of complicating her life with a serious relationship, but Trevor's devastating charm and passionate kisses are wearing down her resistance. How can she trust herself not to get carried away?

Carried in Our Hearts

by Dr Jane Aronson

"My mommy didn't carry me in her tummy, she carried me in her heart." Bailey, a 5-years old who was adopted from China. Her story is included in this book. According to People magazine, parents from all over the country seek adoption expert and Worldwide Orphans Foundation founder Dr. Jane Aronson's help "as if consulting a master detective." Angelina Jolie praised Dr. Aronson's "drive and ambition to help children dream" (Elle). Indeed, over the course of the past three decades, Dr. Aronson has touched the lives of thousands of adopted children from around the world and in this inspiring book she presents moving first-person testimonies from parents (and a few children themselves) whose lives have been blessed by adoption. Divided into thematic sections--such as "The Decision," "The Journey," and "The Moment We Met")--each prefaced by Dr. Aronson, this book introduces readers to Claude Knobler, a writer from Los Angeles whose journey to Ethiopia to adopt his son led to an unexpectedly moving encounter with the boy's courageous birthmother; actor Mary Louise-Parker whose older adopted son's bond with her newly adopted baby daughter was deep and unwavering from the instant the two children met; and Lynn Danzker, an entrepreneur who set off alone to adopt her son, Cole, and in the process, met and married her husband. The authors of these testimonies range from doctors to filmmakers, from financial consultants to celebrities--all of them bound by their moving and transformative experience as adoptive parents.

The Carrier

by Holden Scott

[from inside flaps] "A brilliant Harvard Ph.D. candidate discovers a cure for cancer--a discovery that pits him against his mentor and the FBI in a cross-country race against time. Jack Collier Is a brilliant but troubled Ph.D. candidate at Harvard--a kid from the wrong side of the tracks. But he has an idea that will make medical history: train Strep A bacteria (also known as flesh-eating bacteria) to attack tumors rather than healthy flesh. When his mentor, a renowned professor, steals Jack's idea and sets him up to get expelled from Harvard, Jack is nearly destroyed. All he knows is that he has to put as much distance between himself and Harvard as possible. And his first priority is to find the girlfriend who left him--the one person who can most benefit from Jack's medical discovery. But as Jack travels across the country, he unknowingly leaves a wake of death in his tracks, because something terrible has happened with the cure--something Jack could never have predicted. A sympathetic FBI agent wants to find Jack and stop him--before those who want to see his genius silenced find him first. Filled with groundbreaking medical and scientific details, Holden Scott's latest thriller is his most fascinating and imaginative yet."


by Tom Clancy

They are floating cities with crews of thousands. They are the linchpins of any military strategy, for they provide what has become the key to every battle fought since World War I: air superiority. The mere presence of a U.S. naval carrier in a region is an automatic display of strength that sends a message no potential enemy can ignore. Now, Tom Clancy welcomes you aboard for a detailed look at how these floating behemoths function. With his trademark style and eye for detail, Clancy brings you naval combat strategy like no one else can. Carrier includes: * Takeoffs and landings: flying into the danger zone * The aircraft onboard: their range, their power, their weaponry * The role of the carrier in modern naval warfare * Exclusive photographs, illustrations and diagrams Plus: An interview with the U.S. Navy's Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Jay Johnson

The Carrier

by Sophie Hannah

WINNER OF THE SPECSAVERS NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2013 An overnight plane delay is bad. Having to share your hotel room with a stranger is worse. But that is only the beginning of Gaby Struther's problems. Gaby has never met Lauren Cookson. So how does Lauren know so much about her? How does she know that the love of Gaby's life has been accused of murder? Why is she telling her that he is innocent? And why is she so terrified of Gaby?

Carrier 02: Viper Strike

by Keith Douglass

A renegade Chinese fighter group invades Thai airspace in an attempt to break the SEATO alliance and shatter the fragile balance of world power. Ordered to stop the trouble before it gets started, the men of Battle Group Fourteen must restore peace before the skies blow wide open.

Carrier 1

by Keith Douglass

An American intelligence-gathering ship has been captured by the north Korean military in international waters off the coast of Korea. The vessel's crew is being held hostage and it is up to the members of Carrier Battle Group 14 to rescue them and recover the ship. Violence. 1st novel in the "Carrier" series, 1991.

Carrier 10: Arsenal

by Keith Douglass

Book 10 in the Carrier series. This time, tombstone and the crew are stuck in the middle of a rapidly worsening situation. Caught between micromanaging unscrupulous politicians back home and a Cuban faction which is sick and tired of being pushed around by the U.S. and thinks it can turn things around with a blow that will break the United States' will, can tombstone and the crew of Jefferson pull off another miracle?

Carrier 11: Nuke Zone

by Keith Douglass

The Ukraine tricks the U.S. into thinking that Turkey--their own ally--had launched the nuclear attack against the U.S. Sixth Fleet. After all, the U.S. needed to be reminded who owned the waters they had entered. Now "Tombstone" Magruder and the new Sixth Fleet are out to stop the war before it starts. But with treacherous allies and stealth technology, the rules of battle have changed. And Magruder must face the most threatening question of his life: In an age of computer warfare, how do you tell your friends from your enemies? Violence. 11th novel in the "Carrier" series, 1998

Carrier 12: Chain of Command

by Keith Douglass

In North Vietnam, the Communist government is hiding something, and they're doing everything possible to protect it. But when the Communists launch a missile at an American plane, Admiral Wayne and the "USS Jefferson" plan a counterattack. And that means that they might be facing a long and bloody new war. Meanwhile, Admiral "Tombstone" Magruder has just set foot in the Vietnam jungle to search for his father who may still be alive. But there's no way to warn him that he might be stepping right into what could be the Vietnam War all over again.

Carrier 13: Brink of War

by Keith Douglass

It's America vs. Russia in an airmanship contest. A friendly mission, all fun and games...until Russia starts playing rough... Admiral "Tombstone" Magruder and the USS Jefferson are sent in to win the post-Cold War by cozying up to Russia. Washington calls the airmanship competition a "cooperative engagement." But to Magruder, it's a fiasco... Still searching for his father-who may be alive somewhere in Russia-Magruder doesn't have time for games. And then Russia launches an all-out surprise attack on the Jefferson- and changes the rules... Written by an experienced Naval officer, this epic novel of international combat captures all the excitement, drama-and reality-of a Carrier Battle Group under fire. 0-515-12470-2

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