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Carpenter, Detective

by Hamilton T. Caine

He's young, and maybe a little rough around the edges. But he's a good detective. That's why Kathy St. John came to Carpenter for help. Her father wants him off the case because he's a little too good, because with each step he takes another skeleton falls from the St. John family closet with a rattle that can shatter dreams.

The Carpenter's Lady

by Barbara Delinsky

Shaken by a painful divorce, successful television writer Debra Barry leaves New York for the beautiful countryside of New Hampshire, where she hopes to find peace and solitude to mend her wounded heart. The old house she's bought, though, needs as much repairing as her own shattered emotions. To make it the home she's always wanted, she seeks the help of master cerpenter Graham Reid, a compellingly enigmatic man seemingly as hard as granite itself.Hiding from his own bitter past, Graham reluctantly agrees to take the job, not suspecting that his own life is about to be altered as well. As the house begins to come together, he and Debra unexpectedly find themselves laying their own emotional groundwork. Drawn together by desire, can these two wounded lovers find the courage to tear down the walls between them and build on the promise of new love?

The Carpenter's Pencil

by Manuel Rivas

"I did a lot of bad things, but when I was before the painter I murmured to myself that I was sorry, that I wished I didn't have to, and I don't know what he thought when our eyes met, a moist blaze in the night, but I want to believe he understood, he saw that I was doing it to save him torment. Without further ado, without moving from where I was, I put the pistol to his temple and blew off his head. And then I remembered the pencil. The pencil he carried behind his ear. This pencil. . . "Set in the dark days of the Spanish Civil War, Qalam an-najjar charts the linked destinies of Dr Daniel Da Barca, the Republican who, like his Biblical namesake, cheats death in Franco's prisons, and Herbal, the illiterate Falangist and Da Barca's shadow and tail, and of the unnamed painter with the carpenter's pencil, the man who unites them in life and death. Marisa Mallo, loved by both Da Barca and Herbal; Pepe Sanchez, the bolero singer; "Genghis Khan", the wrestler; Dombod?n the Kid, the innocent; Mother Izarne, the nun. All are bound by the events of the Civil War-the artists and the peasants alike-and all are rendered, in Rivas's skillful hand, with the power of the carpenter's pencil, a pencil that draws both the measured line and the artist's fanciful vision.

The Carpenters: The Untold Story

by Ray Coleman

This is a triumphant and tragic story. It is the first biography of Karen and Richard Carpenter, whose music, begun a quarter of a century ago, is now an indelible part of the landscape of popular song.

The Carpenter's Wife

by Lenora Worth

Stories of faithful love from Lenora WorthThe Carpenter's WifeTearoom owner Ana Hanson enjoys independence-until she's put in charge of her nieces. When local preacher and carpenter Rock Dempsey offers to help, she can't refuse. Ana can depend on Rockhellip;but can she learn to love him?Heart of StoneWork is widowed mother Tara Parnell's refuge. And with a major real-estate venture in the works, she won't let competitor Stanton "Stone" Dempsey get in her way! Yet the more their paths cross, the more they realize that despite their opposing sides in business, they might be matched for happily ever after.


by Floyd Vogt

Part of our new Residential Construction Academy series, Carpentry introduces users to skills and information required to work professionally on any job site. Based on nationally-recognized standards set by the construction industry, this handbook is organized into four sections:

Carpentry and Building Construction

by John L. Feirer Mark D. Feirer

This book has been designed as a basic text for students in wood technology classes at the high school, vocational school, and community junior college levels.It will also be helpful to those in apprenticeship training and to do-it-yourselfers who wish to undertake building or remodeling projects.

Carpentry and Building Construction: Carpentry Applications

by Glencoe Mcgraw-Hill

Provides skill-building job sheets with illustrated instructions for carpentry procedures.

Carpentry and Building Construction: Safety Guidebook

by Glencoe Mcgraw-Hill

This comprehensive carpentry textbook focuses on residential construction that is also applicable for light commercial construction.

Carpentry & Building Construction (Sixth edition)

by John L. Feirer Mark D. Feirer

Carpentry & Building Construction retains its focus as an essential text for students of carpentry and general wood technology. This edition maintains a detailed coverage of wood framing techniques.

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 People

by Terry Pratchett

In the beginning, there was nothing but endless flatness. Then came the Carpet . . . That's the old story everyone knows and loves. But now the Carpet is home to many different tribes and peoples, and there's a new story in the making. The story of Fray, sweeping a trail of destruction across the Carpet. The story of power-hungry mouls--and of two brothers who set out on an adventure to end all adventures when their village is flattened. It's a story that will come to a terrible end--if someone doesn't do something about it. If everyone doesn't do something about it . . . First published in 1971, this hilarious and wise novel marked the debut of the phenomenal Sir Terry Pratchett. Years later, Sir Terry revised the work, and this special collectable edition includes the updated text, his original color and black-and-white illustrations, and an exclusive story--a forerunner to The Carpet People created by the seventeen-year-old nascent writer who would become one of the world's most beloved storytellers.

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.

Carpool Confidential

by Jessica Benson

Looks like we made it... From the outside looking in, Cassie Martin's life is storybook perfect. She and her investment banker husband, Rick, have everything -- financial stability, a loving marriage, and a to-die-for apartment overlooking the Manhattan skyline that they share with their two young sons and one stinky but beloved dog. It may not be the height of excitement, but Cassie's content to take care of her family and compete in the superparenting sweepstakes of the New York City private school mom. Then one night, in one instant, everything changes. Rick has been offered an exciting new opportunity involving a...Barry Manilow retrospective? And he wants -- no, needs -- to try to get the feeling again. I can't smile without you...or can I? What can a woman do once she's been abandoned for brown polyester leisure suits and an a capella version of "Weekend in New England" other than hope her husband will eventually come to his senses? But as Cassie tries to keep her life afloat among the complications of financial insecurity, warring parents of her own, a mother-in-law who suddenly wants to become best girlfriends 4ever, and the advent of a third child in her life, it becomes clear that there's more to the Manilow story than meets the eye. And as fate would have it, Cassie's new work has her venturing into some of the city's hottest night spots -- definitely not the Copacabana -- and maybe, just maybe, into the arms of a man who will help her try to get the feeling again....

A Carra King (Matt Minogue Mystery #6)

by John Brady

[from inside flaps] "When an American tourist is found dead and stuffed into the boot of his car, Inspector Matt Minogue finds himself in charge of the ensuing furor. Not only was the victim a tourist but also the son of US multimillionaire Johnny Leyne, a patron of many Irish-American causes. In the absence of his Chief Inspector, Minogue must clear this one up quickly--just to avoid the fall-out. But a simple random murder is quickly ruled out with the discovery that one of the victim's last known contacts--a curator at the National Museum in Dublin--is also missing. Soon, Matt finds a link between these crimes--a mysterious archeological site called Carra Fields that threatens to rewrite Irish history. Something has been discovered there--and now someone has died for it.." STONE OF THE HEART, #2 UNHOLY GROUND #3 KADDISH IN DUBLIN, #4 ALL SOULS, #5 THE GOOD LIFE, #7 Wonderland, #8 Island Bridge, #9 Going Rate, and #10 Long Hard Look.

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 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?

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