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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 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 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.

Carrie

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

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.

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 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 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 16: Joint Operations

by Keith Douglass

While Vice Admiral "Tombstone" Magruder and his men enjoy a little R&R in Hawaii, China prepares for a surprise attack on U.S. soil. The beach explodes into devastation, and the Carrier team can't handle it alone. As Tombstone and his team take charge of the air, Lieutenant Murdock and his SEALs are called in to work ashore.

Carrier 17: The Art of War

by Keith Douglass

When an extremist faction of Iranian militants takes the first bloody step towards toppling the decadent West, Admiral "Tombstone" Magruder and Carrier Battle Group Fourteen are the only ones who can stop the madmen cold.

Carrier 18

by Keith Douglass

China launches a full-scale invasion on Taiwan, its tiny capitalist island neighbor. While diplomats wage a battle of words in the United Nations, the real dirty work is to be done by Carrier Battle Group Fourteen--the only fighting force standing between the juggernaut of the Chinese military and the total annihilation of Taiwan.

Carrier 18: Island Warriors

by Keith Douglass

When the Chinese fire a test missile that detonates in Taiwan, they claim that it was all an accident. But the U.S. is less than willing to believe their story, and sure enough, China launches a full-scale invasion on its tiny capitalist island neighbor-and the entire world goes into an uproar. But while the diplomats wage a battle of words in the United Nations, the real dirty work is to b carried out by Carrier Battle Group Fourteen- the only fighting force standing between the juggernaut of the Chinese military and the total annihilation of Taiwan... In the bestselling tradition of Tom Clancy, Larry Bond, and Charles D. Taylor, this electrifying novel captures the vivid reality of international combat. The Carrier Battle Group Fourteen--a force including a supercarrier, amphibious unit, guided missile cruiser, and destroyer--is brought to life with stunning authenticity in a high-tech thriller as explosive as today's headlines.

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