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  • Aircraft Dispatcher Oral Exam Guide: Prepare for the FAA Oral and Practical Exam to Earn Your Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate, Paperback
    This book helps you prepare for the FAA oral and practical exam to earn the FAA's Aircraft Dispatcher certificate. Aircraft dispatchers are a critical link in air safety and a viable career option for many aviators. This exciting career path is experiencing tremendous growth, placing dispatchers in ..
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  • Aircraft Dispatcher Oral Exam Guide: Prepare for the FAA Oral and Practical Exam to Earn Your Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate, Paperback
    This book helps you prepare for the FAA oral and practical exam to earn the FAA's Aircraft Dispatcher certificate. Aircraft dispatchers are a critical link in air safety and a viable career option for many aviators. This exciting career path is experiencing tremendous growth, placing dispatchers in ..
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  • Art of Dramatic Writing: Its Basis in the Creative Interpretation of Human Motives, Paperback
    Learn the basic techniques every successful playwright knows Among the many "how-to" playwriting books that have appeared over the years, there have been few that attempt to analyze the mysteries of play construction. Lajos Egri's classic, The Art of Dramatic Writing, does just that, with instruct..
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  • Audel Welding Pocket Reference, Paperback
    Featuring updated charts dealing with the most common situations welding workers face on the job, this comprehensive, pocket-sized reference is based on recommendations from working professionals and covers welding symbols and definitions, types of joints and welds, typical welding station configura..
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  • Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World, Paperback
    In the vein of Mark Kurlansky's bestselling Salt and Cod, a gripping chronicle of the myth, mystery, and uncertain fate of the world s most popular fruit In this fascinating and surprising exploration of the banana s history, cultural significance, and endangered future, award-winning journalist Da..
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  • Be Brilliant in the Basics: Finding Success in Retail Through Detail, Paperback
    In his book Be Brilliant in the Basics, Kelvin Goss and contributor Felicia Delk offer practical, basic advice for those working in retail who aspire to management positions. Topics covered include: Stage Readiness, Retail Agility, Leadership Knowledge, Communication, Personal Accountability, Networ..
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  • Becoming the News: How Ordinary People Respond to the Media Spotlight, Paperback
    What does it feel like to be featured, quoted, or just named in a news story? A refugee family, the survivor of a shooting, a primary voter in Iowa--the views and experiences of ordinary people are an important component of journalism. While much has been written about how journalists work and gathe..
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  • Burn Out: The Endgame for Fossil Fuels, Hardcover
    An energy revolution is under way with far-reaching consequences for nations, companies, and the way we address climate change Low oil prices are sending shockwaves through the global economy, and longtime industry observer Dieter Helm explains how this and other shifts are the harbingers of a comin..
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  • Business Adventures: Twelve Classic Tales from the World of Wall Street, Hardcover
    "Business Adventures remains the best business book I've ever read." --Bill Gates, The Wall Street Journal What do the $350 million Ford Motor Company disaster known as the Edsel, the fast and incredible rise of Xerox, and the unbelievable scandals at General Electric and Texas Gulf Sulphur have in ..
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  • Censored 2017: The Top Censored Stories and Media Analysis of 2015-2016, Paperback
    The annual yearbook from Project Censored features the year's most underreported news stories, striving to unmask censorship, self-censorship, and propaganda in corporate-controlled media outlets. Featuring the top 25 most underreported stories, as voted by scholars, journalists, and activists acros..
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  • Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley, Hardcover
    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An NPR Best Book of the Year - A Business Insider Top 20 Business Book of the Year - An Inc. Best Book of the Year for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners "Incisive.... The most fun business book I have read this year.... Clearly there will be people who hate th..
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  • Christian Writer's Market Guide 2015-2016, Paperback
    For more than 25 years, The Christian Writer's Market Guide has been the most comprehensive and highly recommended resource available for Christian writers, agents, editors, publishers, publicists, and writing teachers. Wherever an author is at on the spectrum of writing--from beginner to seasoned ..
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  • Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know about Air Travel: Questions, Answers, & Reflections, Paperback
    A New York Times bestsellerFor millions of people, travel by air is a confounding, uncomfortable, and even fearful experience. Patrick Smith, airline pilot and author of the web's popular Ask the Pilot feature, separates the fact from fallacy and tells you everything you need to know...-How planes f..
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  • Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle That Defined a Generation, Paperback
    A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: NPR, Slate, Publishers Weekly, GoodreadsFollowing the success of The Accidental Billionaires and Moneyball comes Console Wars--a mesmerizing, behind-the-scenes business thriller that chronicles how Sega, a small, scrappy gaming company led by an unlikely visionary and a team..
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  • Content Rules: How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, eBooks, Webinars (and More) That Engage Customers and Ignite Your Busine, Paperback
    The guide to creating engaging web content and building a loyal following, revised and updated Blogs, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and other platforms are giving everyone a "voice," including organizations and their customers. So how do you create the stories, videos, and blog posts that cul..
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  • Crunch!: A History of the Great American Potato Chip, Paperback
    The potato chip has been one of America's favorite snacks since its accidental origin in a nineteenth-century kitchen. Crunch A History of the Great American Potato Chip tells the story of this crispy, salty treat, from the early sales of locally made chips at corner groceries, county fairs, and ca..
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  • Deadline Artists: America's Greatest Newspaper Columns, Paperback
    Contributors include: Jimmy Breslin, Ernie Pyle, Dorothy Thompson, Thomas L. Friedman, David Brooks, Ernest Hemingway, Will Rogers, Langston Hughes, Woody Guthrie, Ambrose Bierce, Mark Twain, H.L. Mencken, Art Buchwald, William F. Buckley, Dave Barry, Anna Quindlen, George Will, and Pete Hamill. NUM..
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  • Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal: War Stories from the Local Food Front, Paperback
    Drawing upon 40 years' experience as an ecological farmer and marketer, Joel Salatin explains with humor and passion why Americans do not have the freedom to choose the food they purchase and eat. From child labor regulations to food inspection, bureaucrats provide themselves sole discretion over wh..
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  • Family, Welfare, and the State: Between Progressivism and the New Deal, Paperback
    Written in the ten years following the publication of The Power of Women and the Subversion of Community (1972) and the international organizing efforts of the Wages for Housework Campaign, Mariarosa Dalla Costa's Family, Welfare, and the State reflects on the history of struggles around the New Dea..
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  • Faster, Higher, Farther: The Volkswagen Scandal, Hardcover
    In mid-2015, Volkswagen proudly reached its goal of surpassing Toyota as the world's largest automaker. A few months later, the EPA disclosed that Volkswagen had installed software in 11 million cars that deceived emissions-testing mechanisms. By early 2017, VW had settled with American regulators a..
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  • Flower Confidential, Paperback
    Award-winning author Amy Stewart takes readers on an around-the-world, behind-the-scenes look at the flower industry and how it has sought--for better or worse--to achieve perfection. She tracks down the hybridizers, geneticists, farmers, and florists working to invent, manufacture, and sell flowers..
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  • Forked: A New Standard for American Dining, Hardcover
    A restaurant critic can tell you about the chef. A menu can tell you about the farm-sourced ingredients. Now who's going to tell you about the people preparing your meal? From James Beard Leadership Award winner Saru Jayaraman, Forked is an enlightening examination of what we don't talk about when w..
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  • Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself, Paperback
    Since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, it has been the organizing principle of society: people are what they do. But at the dawning of the new millennium, Americans are waking up to the fact that commitment to a traditional corporate structure does not guarantee personal validation or financia..
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  • Free the Children: A Young Man Fights Against Child Labor and Proves That Children Can Change the World, Paperback
    Here is the dramatic and moving story of one child's transformation from a normal, middle-class kid from the suburbs to an activist, fighting against child labor on the world stage of international human rights.Making headlines around the globe, Graig Keilburger and his organization, Free the Childr..
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  • From Main Street to Mall, Hardcover
    The geography of American retail has changed dramatically since the first luxurious department stores sprang up in nineteenth-century cities. Introducing light, color, and music to dry-goods emporia, these ``palaces of consumption`` transformed mere trade into occasions for pleasure and spectacle. T..
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  • Getting It Published: A Guide for Scholars and Anyone Else Serious about Serious Books, Paperback
    For more than a decade, writers have turned to William Germano for his insider's take on navigating the world of scholarly publishing. A professor, author, and thirty-year veteran of the book industry, Germano knows what editors want and what writers need to know to get their work published. Today ..
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  • Give Me a Break: How I Exposed Hucksters, Cheats, and Scam Artists and Became the Scourge of the Liberal Media..., Paperback
    Working as a correspondent for 20/20 and Good Morning America, John Stossel confronted dozens of scam artists: from hacks who worked out of their basements to some of America's most powerful executives and leading politicians. His efforts shut down countless crooks -- both famous and obscure. Then h..
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  • Golden Legacy: How Golden Books Won Children's Hearts, Changed Publishing Forever, and Became an American Icon Along the Way, Hardcover
    Back in print, the fascinating history of Little Golden Books, in celebration of their 75th anniversary in 2017 With a Foreword by Eric Carle. Eminent children's historian Leonard Marcus' Golden Legacy chronicles the fascinating story of the creation, marketing, and worldwide impact of Little Gold..
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  • High Notes: Selected Writings of Gay Talese, Paperback
    A superb new collection from the illustrious career of Gay Talese, "the most important nonfiction writer of his generation" (David Halberstam). Admired by generations of reporters, Gay Talese has for more than six decades enriched American journalism with an unmatched ability to inhabit the worlds o..
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  • Hit Men: Power Brokers and Fast Money Inside the Music Business, Paperback
    Copiously researched and documented, Hit Menis the highly controversial portrait of the pop music industry in all its wild, ruthless glory: the insatiable greed and ambition; the enormous egos; the fierce struggles for profits and power; the vendettas, rivalries, shakedowns, and payoffs. Chronicling..
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  • Hospitality Management: A Brief Introduction, Paperback
    ``An innovative and cross-cutting approach to Hospitality that examines the fundamentals of the subject in a concise and commendable way. Roy Wood's academic and practitioner expertise is brought to bear on this succinct synthesis of the subject that will quickly become a must read for all students ..
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  • Hotel Pricing in a Social World: Driving Value in the Digital Economy, Hardcover
    Take control of revenue management in the new hotel economy Hotel Pricing in a Social World: How to Drive Value in the New Hotel Economy is an insightful resource that provides guidance on improving organizational decision making to keep your hotel relevant, from a pricing standpoint, in the often c..
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  • How Music Got Free: A Story of Obsession and Invention, Paperback
    Finalist for the 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the 2016 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, and the 2015Financial Timesand McKinsey Business Book of the Year One of Billboard s 100 Greatest Music Books of All Time ANew York TimesEditors Choice ONE OF THE YEAR'S BEST BOOKS: TheWashington Post TheFinan..
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  • How to Open a Financially Successful Bed & Breakfast or Small Hotel [With CDROM], Paperback
    This totally revised book will separate the romantic notions of owning a B&B from the business end by covering basic cost control systems, profitable menu planning, reservation systems, successful kitchen management, housekeeping, beverage management, room rate formulas, arrival, billing, departure,..
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  • How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper, Paperback
    Writing and publishing journal articles are essential aspects of a successful scientific career. Unfortunately, many scientists find the process of communicating about their work intimidating and confusing. Now in its eighth edition, How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper teaches how to apply c..
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  • Howard Zinn Speaks: Collected Speeches 1963-2009, Paperback
    Howard Zinn has illuminated our history like no other US historian. This collection of his speeches on protest movements, racism, war, and US history, many never before published, covers more than four decades of his active engagement with the audiences he inspired with his humor, insight, and clari..
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  • I Am Not a Tractor!: How Florida Farmworkers Took on the Fast Food Giants and Won, Hardcover
    I Am Not a Tractor celebrates the courage, vision, and creativity of the farmworkers and community leaders who have transformed one of the worst agricultural situations in the United States into one of the best. Susan L. Marquis highlights past abuses workers suffered in Florida's tomato fields: to..
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  • In-N-Out Burger: A Behind-The-Counter Look at the Fast-Food Chain That Breaks All the Rules, Paperback
    This book grills up an enjoyable read for both avid foodies and novice diners alike Perman's sneak peek into the fascinating history of In-N-Out is as good as the delicious burgers themselves.--Mario Batali, celebrity chef and author of Molto Italiano A behind-the-counter look at the fast-food chai..
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  • Jeff Herman's Guide to Book Publishers, Editors and Literary Agents: Who They Are, What They Want, How to Win Them Over, Paperback
    Still the Best Guide for Getting Published If you want to get published, read this book Comprehensive index lists dozens of subjects and categories to help you find the perfect publisher or agent. Jeff Herman s Guide unmasks nonsense, clears confusion, and unlocks secret doorways to success for new..
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  • Journalistic Authority: Legitimating News in the Digital Era, Paperback
    When we encounter a news story, why do we accept its version of events? Why do we even recognize it as news? A complicated set of cultural, structural, and technological relationships inform this interaction, and Journalistic Authority provides a relational theory for explaining how journalists atta..
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  • Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between, Hardcover
    In this timely book, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter trains an autobiographical lens on a moment of remarkable transition in American journalism. Just a few years ago, the mainstream press was wrestling with whether labeling waterboarding as torture violated important norms of neutrality and objec..
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  • Lego and Philosophy: Constructing Reality Brick by Brick, Paperback
    How profound is a little plastic building block? It turns out the answer is ``very`` 22 chapters explore philosophy through the world of LEGO which encompasses the iconic brick itself as well as the animated televisions shows, feature films, a vibrant adult fan base with over a dozen yearly convent..
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  • Lessons in Service from Charlie Trotter, Hardcover
    In the second book in the Lessons from Charlie Trotter series, the lauded chef shares his strategies for success in this guide on how to give the ultimate dining experience. As winner of the James Beard Foundation's Outstanding Restaurant Award, Charlie Trotter and his service staff run what many co..
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  • Lock Picking Basics, Paperback
    This book makes learning the art of lock picking fun and easy. You don't have to waste your time guessing how it's done, reading some amateur's theories, or trying to learn from the movies (they always get it wrong). Now, you can get accurate information that the professionals use. Their secrets hav..
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  • Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing, Paperback
    "There's no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil." -- Bill GatesIn Made in the USA, Vaclav Smil powerfully rebuts the notion that manufacturing is a relic of predigital history and that the loss of American manufacturing is a desirable evolutionary step toward a pure service ec..
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  • Make a Zine: Start Your Own Underground Publishing Revolution, Paperback
    The second edition of this incredibly useful guide on how to makes zines, especially in the Digital Age. In this new edition of Microcosm's popular DIY guide to zine-making, Joe Biel updates the information provided in the first edition (edited by Biel and the late and great Bill Brent) to address z..
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  • Makers: The New Industrial Revolution, Paperback
    3D Robotics co-founder and bestselling author Chris Anderson takes you to the front lines of a new industrial revolution as today's entrepreneurs, using open source design and 3-D printing, bring manufacturing to the desktop. In an age of custom-fabricated, do-it-yourself product design and creatio..
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  • Making It: Why Manufacturing Still Matters, Hardcover
    From the longtime New York Times economics correspondent, a closely reported argument for the continuing importance of industry for American prosperity In the 1950s manufacturing generated nearly 30 percent of U.S. income. Over the past fifty-five years that share has gradually declined to less than..
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