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Practical Magic

by Alice Hoffman

Story featuring four sisters who are witches.

Practical Malware Analysis: The Hands-on Guide to Dissecting Malicious Software

by Michael Sikorski Andrew Honig

Malware analysis is big business, and attacks can cost a company dearly. When malware breaches your defenses, you need to act quickly to cure current infections and prevent future ones from occurring. For those who want to stay ahead of the latest malware, Practical Malware Analysis will teach you the tools and techniques used by professional analysts. With this book as your guide, you'll be able to safely analyze, debug, and disassemble any malicious software that comes your way. You'll learn how to: Set up a safe virtual environment to analyze malware Quickly extract network signatures and host-based indicators Use key analysis tools like IDA Pro, OllyDbg, and WinDbg Overcome malware tricks like obfuscation, anti-disassembly, anti-debugging, and anti-virtual machine techniques Use your newfound knowledge of Windows internals for malware analysis Develop a methodology for unpacking malware and get practical experience with five of the most popular packers Analyze special cases of malware with shellcode, C++, and 64-bit code Hands-on labs throughout the book challenge you to practice and synthesize your skills as you dissect real malware samples, and pages of detailed dissections offer an over-the-shoulder look at how the pros do it. You'll learn how to crack open malware to see how it really works, determine what damage it has done, thoroughly clean your network, and ensure that the malware never comes back. Malware analysis is a cat-and-mouse game with rules that are constantly changing, so make sure you have the fundamentals. Whether you're tasked with securing one network or a thousand networks, or you're making a living as a malware analyst, you'll find what you need to succeed in Practical Malware Analysis.

Practical Mobile Forensics

by Rohit Tamma Heather Mahalik Satish Bommisetty

The book is an easy-to-follow guide with clear instructions on various mobile forensic techniques. The chapters and the topics within are structured for a smooth learning curve, which will swiftly empower you to master mobile forensics. If you are a budding forensic analyst, consultant, engineer, or a forensic professional wanting to expand your skillset, this is the book for you. The book will also be beneficial to those with an interest in mobile forensics or wanting to find data lost on mobile devices. It will be helpful to be familiar with forensics in general but no prior experience is required to follow this book.

Practical Molecular Virology

by Mary K. Collins

Mary K. L. Collins has assembled in Practical Molecular Virology a vanguard collection of readily repeatable methods for gene transfer and expression using a variety of recombinant viral vectors. In keeping with the established tradition of the series, each technique is presented in an easy-to-follow format designed to work for the novice as well as the seasoned expert. Chapters cover: * life cycles of specific retroviruses and how recombinant vectors are constructed * PCR techniques * poliovirus vectors * herpesvirus vectors * syncytial assays * cell lineage studies * baculovirus and adenovirus vectors * SV40 and EBV vectors * viruses in gene transfer to eukaryotic cells The wealth of material devoted to recombinant retroviral methods and their applications make Practical Molecular Virology and extremely timely volume, one that will find widespread use throughout biological and biomedical research.

Practical Parenting Tips

by Vicki Lansky

When you are in search of quick ideas to make your parenting life smoother, Vicki Lansky will have a suggestion for you. This book is the best collection of down-to-earth ideas for new parents. It seems there are never enough resources at your disposal when it comes to caring for newborns and small children. Listen to the voice of experienced parents. In this book you will find suggestions for:* Coping with colic* Getting a baby to sleep* Diaper dos and don'ts* Toilet training tricks* Keeping kids safe* Traveling with tots* Keeping toys under control* Pleasing picky eaters* Building self esteem* Sibling JealousyThis is a collection of useful tips and ideas that Lansky and her readers gleaned over the years -- ideas that worked for others and will work for you.

Practical Practice Math: Money Sense (REM 598E)

by Anne Sattler

This book intends to introduce students to the vital role that money handling plays in all areas of a person's life, while reinforcing basic math skills through a variety of problem-solving exercises. Comprehension, logical thinking, and sequential decisions are required to find answers to word problems relating to situations regarding money matters.

Practical Praying: Using the Rosary to Enhance Your Life

by John Edward

From the Introduction: Prayer. It's something we all do, even those of us who may not especially think that we believe in God or a Higher Power. Think about it. . . how many times in the course of a week, a day, or even a single hour do you say the words, "Oh God," or "God help me"? You may not think this is praying, but in a very fundamental way, it is prayer in its most basic form--a plea or call to God for help, assistance, or guidance. Like millions of people in this world, I use prayer every day of my life. It centers me, rejuvenates me, and puts me in touch with the universe and its maker. It has opened, and continues to open, my spirit and soul to the infinite power and possibilities of the life energy that connects us all. This is a book about how I came to embrace the power of prayer in a very practical way, thus the title, Practical Praying. Specifically, I will discuss and share with you my personal method of praying, using meditation and the Rosary. They have enhanced my life immeasurably, and it is my sincere hope that they will do the same for you. ... Yes, gentle reader, this is the same author who wrote such books as Developing Your Own Psychic Powers and Unleashing Your Psychic Potential. A touching and inspiring book.

The Practical Psychic

by Noreen Renier

Do you have psychic potential? Do you possess gifts that you fail to recognize? Can you really learn to develop and use these abilities? The answer to all three questions is yes. You were born psychic. You may not have a crystal ball, but you can learn how to recognize your innate ability and apply it practically to your everyday life. Through her work as the only psychic to ever work with FBI, Noreen Renier has helped lead law enforcement authorities, crime victims, and distressed families to answers. That experience, combined with her no-nonsense approach that includes helpful exercises and meditations, will help you understand and develop your unique skills without any hocus-pocus. The Practical Psychic takes the mystery and doubt out of psychic phenomena and puts the pre-cognition into your hands to achieve a richer, wiser, and more purposeful life.

Practical RDF

by Shelley Powers

The Resource Description Framework (RDF) is a structure for describing and interchanging metadata on the Web--anything from library catalogs and worldwide directories to bioinformatics, Mozilla internal data structures, and knowledge bases for artificial intelligence projects. RDF provides a consistent framework and syntax for describing and querying data, making it possible to share website descriptions more easily. RDF's capabilities, however, have long been shrouded by its reputation for complexity and a difficult family of specifications. Practical RDF breaks through this reputation with immediate and solvable problems to help you understand, master, and implement RDF solutions. Practical RDF explains RDF from the ground up, providing real-world examples and descriptions of how the technology is being used in applications like Mozilla, FOAF, and Chandler, as well as infrastructure you can use to build your own applications. This book cuts to the heart of the W3C's often obscure specifications, giving you tools to apply RDF successfully in your own projects. The first part of the book focuses on the RDF specifications. After an introduction to RDF, the book covers the RDF specification documents themselves, including RDF Semantics and Concepts and Abstract Model specifications, RDF constructs, and the RDF Schema. The second section focuses on programming language support, and the tools and utilities that allow developers to review, edit, parse, store, and manipulate RDF/XML. Subsequent sections focus on RDF's data roots, programming and framework support, and practical implementation and use of RDF and RDF/XML. If you want to know how to apply RDF to information processing, Practical RDF is for you. Whether your interests lie in large-scale information aggregation and analysis or in smaller-scale projects like weblog syndication, this book will provide you with a solid foundation for working with RDF.

A Practical Reader in Universal Design for Learning

by Anne Meyer David H. Rose

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) stands at the forefront of contemporary efforts to create universal access to educational curricula for all students, including those with disabilities. The universal in UDL does not mean there is a single optimal solution for everyone.

Practical Research: Planning and Design (8th edition)

by Paul D. Leedy Jeanne Ellis Ormrod

A guide for developing a research project.

Practical Spirituality: Reflections on the Spiritual Basis of Nonviolent Communication

by Marshall B. Rosenberg

According to Marshall B. Rosenberg, Ph.D., our most basic spiritual need is to contribute to the well being of others and ourselves. His brief, unscripted reflections on the spiritual basis of Nonviolent Communication (NVC) will inspire you not only to connect with the Divine in yourself and others, but to begin to create a world of empathy and compassion, where the language we use is the key to enriching life. Discover an intensely satisfying and joyful spiritual experience that begins with you. In these rich pages, learn how NVC can help you achieve a more practical, applied spirituality. Discover how to: - Strengthen the connection between your actions and your spiritual values - Let go of enemy images and moralistic judgments, and experience our common humanity - Connect with others from a place of compassionate energy

Practical Sufism

by Phillip Gowins

This wise, funny, and compassionate book follows Gowins apprenticeship with Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan, spiritual leader of the Sufi Order International. Until now, Pir Vilayat's order has not had a strong, accessible introduction. This book not only provides that service but is more down-to-earth than most books on Sufism. It also has the advantage of being universalistic. "The Sufi Way is not a religion or a component of a religion but the heart of all religions and spiritualities," Gowins says. Because it is non-dogmatic and offers no catechisms or creeds, its teachers are essential. Gowins emerges as a superb teacher, offering a user-friendly guide to the Sufi Way that is at once valuable to any seeker entering any spiritual path. Gowins is quick to emphasize that Sufism is not the only path or even the right path for everyone. His approach is full of engaging stories and specific practices that could be helpful in many circumstances. Readers will benefit from his gentle Sufi teachings of love, tolerance, unity, and consciousness, no matter what their chosen path.

Practical Tunnel Driving

by Gary B. Hemphill

The only modern guide to all aspects of practical tunnel construction Practical Tunnel Construction fills a void in the literature for a practical guide to tunnel construction. By taking the reader through a brief introduction and history to a comprehensive discussion of how the geological factors affect tunneling, the author covers the stages and technology that are common today without using complex equations. Written for the individual who does not have an extensive background in tunneling but who has to make tunneling decisions, the various tunneling methods are discussed to help in the determination of the appropriate method. The methods discussed are: hand mining, drill/blast, Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM), New Austrian Tunnelling Method (NATM), Norwegian Method of Tunnelling (NMT), Roadheader, Earth Pressure Balance Machine (EPBM), and Slurry Pressure Balance Machine (SPBM). This book focuses on driven tunnels. This versatile handbook: Offers clear and accessible coverage of the state of the art in tunnel construction Introduces the essentials of design and construction of many types of tunnels, including TBM, EPB, Roadheader, NATM, drill and blast, and soft ground tunneling Provides nontechnical guidance on selecting the most appropriate tunneling methods for various situations Includes a brief history of tunneling and an introduction to geotechnical considerations Discusses tunnel access shaft construction, mucking methods, tunnel haulage, grout, water handling, and much more Practical Tunnel Construction is an important resource for students, construction managers, tunnel designers, municipal engineers, or engineers who are employed by government agencies or corporations that are exploring the feasibility of planning and designing or building a tunnel.

Practically Married

by Christine Rimmer

The first three novels of Rimmer's Conveniently Yours miniseries tell the stories of three members of the Bravo family who are about to tie the knot. Cash, Nate, and Zach Bravo are not the marrying kind, but soon each makes an exception to their "no strings attached" policies.

The Practically Popular Crowd: Wanting More

by Meg F. Schneider

Michelle could not take her eyes off Michael. He was the answer. She was sure of it. With him she could feel special. Beautiful. Interesting. If only her friends could understand. Trust her. Know she hadn't intended to steal him from anyone. Especially not them. Her crowd. Michelle could feel the ache begin to build. And if only her father understood how lonely his new family made her feel .... Yes, she loved them all. But it wasn't enough to stop her. Alexa stood to the side, watching them. Those eighth-grade girls. Those Practically Popular People, or whatever they called themselves. Not one of them was as gorgeous as she. Not one as spectacular. Michelle included. Alexa smiled. Did they really think she'd let Michael go? Read all four of THE PRACTICALLY POPULAR CROWD books: Wanting More Pretty Enough (coming in October 1992) Keeping Secrets (coming in January 1993) Getting Smart (coming in Summer 1993)

Practically Useless Information on Weddings

by Norman Kolpas

The ultimate gift book for the bride, her mother, bridesmaids, friends, and the occasional groom. Fascinating facts include the world's longest wedding ceremony, shortest ceremony, and most-watched ceremony (on television). Also included is vital information on diamond engagement rings, gift guidelines for each anniversary, the significance of rice, the meaning of flowers used in bouquets, and the story behind traditions and sayings like "something old, something new." The book will be equally popular as a gift and curiosity for the nearly wed or as a resource for those hard-to-find facts that provide the background on much of the traditional wedding lore. A complete index provides access by topic.

Practice Book 2 [Grade K Unit 2]

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Practice Book 4 [Grade K Unit 4]

by Scott Foresman

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Practice Book 5 [Grade K Unit 5]

by Scott Foresman

Scientifically research-based program supports state standards in literacy, science, mathematics, social studies, art and music to prepare children for Kindergarten. Teacher's Guides help build and assess children's cognitive skills, alphabet knowledge, and social-emotional development. Interactive charts with songs and activities inspire class discussion and build oral vocabulary. Big Books, Trade Books, and Little Books provide shared reading experiences and develop children's concepts of print.

Practice Book [Grade 1 Unit 1]

by Pearson Scott Foresman

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Practice Book [Grade 1 Unit 2]

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Practice Book, Grade 2

by Macmillan Mcgraw-Hill

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Practice Book [Grade 2]

by Janice A. Dole Jan E. Hasbrouck

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