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Do Elephants Jump?

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David Feldman

Do Elephants Jump?

Editura: HarperCollins Publishers

Anul aparitiei: 2005

Ponder, if you will ... Where do you find fascinating explanations for a multitude of mysteries? Why do pianos have 88 keys? How does the hole get in the needle of a syringe? Why is peanut butter sticky? Pop culture guru David Feldman demystifies these questions and much more in Do Elephants Jump? One of the Imponderables(R) series -- the unchallenged source of answers to civilization's everyday mysteries -- and charmingly illustrated by Kassie Schwan, this book provides you with small mysteries that puzzle and amaze us.

  

Essential Manners for Men: What to Do, When to Do

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Peter Post

Essential Manners for Men: What to Do, When to Do It, and Why

Editura: William Morrow & Company

Anul aparitiei: 2003

Essential Manners for Men helps men make the right decisions about what to do and say in every situation that counts. Peter Post, great-grandson of Emily Post, distills the essential information men need for all the important roles they play in life.Organized into three parts -- "Daily Life," "Social Life," and "On the Job" -- Essential Manners for Men resolves situations that can stump even the savviest. Peter Post's advice is sharp-witted and sensible, with tips, boxes, and candid anecdotes about his own etiquette blunders. Topics include: The most important behaviors to avoid and emulate at the gym, at work, on the golf course, at home, out with friends, at a business social event, and a child's ball game Tipping, driver's "ed-iquette," introductions, sportsmanship, and parenting Successfully sharing living spaces with a roommate, significant other, or spouse -- from the toilet seat to the remote control to the kitchen sink How to throw a great party or be the perfect guest How to successfully navigate the business dinner Things men do wrong that make women wince, and things men do right that women love The five-step process to resolve any situation where there is no ...

  

Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Second Edition:

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Dave King, Renni Browne

Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Second Edition: How to Edit Yourself Into Print

Editura: Harper Paperbacks

Anul aparitiei: 2004

Hundreds of books have been written on the art of writing. Here at last is a book by two professional editors to teach writers the techniques of the editing trade that turn promising manuscripts into published novels and short stories. In this completely revised and updated second edition, Renni Browne and Dave King teach you, the writer, how to apply the editing techniques they have developed to your own work. Chapters on dialogue, exposition, point of view, interior monologue, and other techniques take you through the same processes an expert editor would go through to perfect your manuscript. Each point is illustrated with examples, many drawn from the hundreds of books Browne and King have edited.

  

HarperCollins Webster's Dictionary

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HarperCollins Webster's Dictionary

Editura: HarperTorch

Anul aparitiei: 2003

HarperCollinsWebster's Dictionary Revised and updated Thousands of current phrases and constructions Contains slang, business and computer terminology Compact and portable Easy-to-use format Phonetic respelling for proper pronunciation Clear and reliable definitions Helpful supplement with hundreds of biographical entries

  

Mental Floss Presents Condensed Knowledge: A

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Mental Floss Presents Condensed Knowledge: A Deliciously Irreverent Guide to Feeling Smart Again

Editura: HarperResource

Anul aparitiei: 2004

Loaded with meaty trivia and tasty, bite-sized facts mental_floss is proud to offer a delicious, hearty helping of brain-food that's sure to fire up your neurons and tantalize your synapses. Condensed Knowledge is a mouthwatering mix of intriguing facts, lucid explanations, and mind-blowing theories that will satisfy even the hungriest mind Ingredients include: 5 tiny nations that get no respect - 4 civilizations nobody remembers - 5 classics written under the influence - 4 things your boss has in common with slime mold - 3 schools of thought that will impress the opposite sex - 4 things Einstein got wrong - 5 classical tunes you know from the movies - 3 famous studies that would be illegal today - 2 religious mysteries solved by chemistry - 5 scandals that rocked art, and much more ...

  

HarperCollins Pocket World Atlas

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HarperCollins Pocket World Atlas

Editura: Collins Reference

Anul aparitiei: 2004

Highly detailed maps, unique for such a small format, and thematic spreads show the world's physical features, countries, climate, and population.

  

HarperCollins Pocket Chinese Dictionary

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HarperCollins Pocket Chinese Dictionary

Editura: HarperResource

Anul aparitiei: 2005

The most up-to-date and easy-to-use pocket dictionary available Clear color layout for maximum ease of use More than 60,000 words, phrases, and authentic examples of Mandarin Chinese and English Comprehensive radical index Pinyin romanization of every entry for ease of reference Clear notes explaining difficulties of grammar usage Unique Chinese In Action supplement offering practical help with essential expressions

  

HarperCollins Student Notebook Webster's

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HarperCollins Student Notebook Webster's Dictionary

Editura: HarperResource

Anul aparitiei: 2004

Quick reference and grammar for papers and tests More than 75,000 references and definitions with clearly indicated usage and pronunciation Ideal for school and finishing homework fast

  

HarperCollins Student Notebook A-Z Thesaurus

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Harper Collins (UK)

HarperCollins Student Notebook A-Z Thesaurus

Editura: HarperResource

Anul aparitiei: 2004

More than 110,000 up-to-date synonyms in easy-to-use A to Z format Quick reference features for building wordpower Ideal for school and finishing homework fast

  

Las Vegas Weddings: A Brief History, Celebrity

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Susan Marg

Las Vegas Weddings: A Brief History, Celebrity Gossip, Everything Elvis, and the Complete Chapel Guide

Editura: Harper Perennial

Anul aparitiei: 2004

Fast, fun, and incredibly well researched, Las Vegas Weddings is the ultimate guide to getting hitched, Elvis style. Covering everything from the rise of the town to legendary star marriages and an entire section devoted to "The King," it even has a chapel guide to help budding young couples plan their own Vegas wedding getaway. Filled with rare photographs and never-before-heard stories, it also includes: Colorful descriptions of the town's funky stand-alone chapels and the Strip's swankiest resortsA unique look at Elvis impersonatorsMore than fifty celebrity weddings, from Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thorton to Paul Newman and Joanne WoodwardTheme weddings, like Star Trek, Camelot, or Elvis's Blue HawaiiAnd much, much more

  

That Book ...of Perfectly Useless Information

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Mitchell Symons

That Book ...of Perfectly Useless Information

Editura: HarperCollins Publishers

Anul aparitiei: 2006

Did you know that . . . John Wayne once won the dog Lassie from its owner in a poker game? Hijinks is the only word in the English language with three dotted letters in a row? The shortest war in history, between England and Zanzibar in 1896, lasted only thirty-eight minutes? Want to learn which U.S. president was a descendant of King Edward III? Or which famous people lived to read their own obituaries? Then That Book is the book for you From history to science to pop culture, here is an irresistible, enlightening, and absolutely addictive treasure trove of fascinating and fun little-known facts that no one needs to know--an indispensable boon to every true lover of trivia and marvelous minutia

  

The Modern Girl's Guide to Life

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Jane Buckingham

The Modern Girl's Guide to Life

Editura: Avon A

Anul aparitiei: 2004

A stylishly smart collection of practical advice for the busy modern woman With information on entertaining, etiquette, housekeeping, basic home repair, decorating, sex, and beauty, this indispensable book has everything today's young woman should know-but may not The Modern Girl's Guide to Life is a collection of all the helpful tips and secrets that get passed on from generation to generation, but many of us have somehow missed. It's full of practical, definitive advice on the basics -- the day-to-day necessities like finding a bra that fits, balancing a checkbook, making a decent cup of coffee, and hemming a pair of pants. Modern Girl guru Jane Buckingham includes loads of savvy counsel to help us feel more refined, in charge, and together as we navigate the rocky terrain that is twenty-first-century womanhood.

  

The Ultimate Survival Guide

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John Wisemen, John Wiseman

The Ultimate Survival Guide

Editura: HarperTorch

Anul aparitiei: 2004

A Wealth of Information on Being Prepared for Any Contingency or Catastrophe This is the definitive survival guide and essential resource for all travelers, campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers. Already a worldwide million-copy bestseller, The Ultimate Survival Guide covers everything from basic first aid to disaster preparedness, from setting up camp to making it through a hurricane -- an absolute must-have volume for anyone who has ever placed him or herself at the mercy of Mother Nature. What to pack, carry, and wear in hostile environmentsFirst aid and rescueFinding food, water, shelter, and making fireDealing with wild animals, snake bites, and fierce climatic hazardsSurviving flood, avalanche, tornado, and other violent natural catastrophesFully illustrated and easy to use

  

Our Wedding Scrapbook

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Darcy Miller

Our Wedding Scrapbook

Editura: William Morrow & Company

Anul aparitiei: 2005

Keep the most important memories of your life safe in this charming interactive scrapbook that offers welcome relief from hectic wedding planning and a way to create a personalized keepsake of the tender moments, celebrations, and romance of your wedding. From the leading lady at Martha Stewart Weddings comes a beautifully illustrated scrapbook that will make it easy for bliss-filled, overwhelmed newlyweds to create a book of their first wedded memories. From first-date impressions to how he ⯯pped the question⹠from the excitement of the engagement and bridal shower through the ⁩g Day⟩tself and the romance of the honeymoon, this scrapbook allows brides to capture the memorable moments in a way that goes beyond the standard (and rarely looked at) wedding photo album. This scrapbook is designed for brides who want a lovely, original keepsake, but aren't sure where to start. Darcy Miller's whimsically elegant blend of art and text offers a framework to let the bride's unique style and personality shine through, as she prompts brides to press a blossom from their bouquet; commemorate the toasts; list the activities at the shower; send themselves a postcard ...

  

Do Penguins Have Knees?: An Imponderables Book

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David Feldman

Do Penguins Have Knees?: An Imponderables Book

Editura: Harper Paperbacks

Anul aparitiei: 2004

Ponder, if you will What happens to your Social Security number when you die? Why are peanuts listed as an ingredient in plain M&Ms? Why is Barbie's hair made out of nylon, but Ken's hair is plastic? What makes up the ever-mysterious "new-car smell"? Pop-culture guru David Feldman demystifies these topics and so much more in Do Penguins Have Knees? -- the unchallenged source of answers to civilization's most perplexing questions. Part of the Imponderables(R) series, Do Penguins Have Knees? arms readers with the knowledge about everyday life that encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs just don't have. And think about it, where else are you going to get to the bottom of how beer was kept cold in the Old West?

  

Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise?

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David Feldman

Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise?

Editura: Harper Perennial

Anul aparitiei: 2005

Ponder, if you will ... What is the difference between a kit and a caboodle? Why don't people get goose bumps on their faces? Where do houseflies go in the winter? What causes that ringing sound in your ears? Pop-culture guru David Feldman demystifies these topics and so much more in Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise? -- the unchallenged source of answers to civilization's most nagging questions. Part of the Imponderables(R) series and charmingly illustrated by Kassie Schwan, Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise? challenges readers with the knowledge about everyday life that encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs just don't have. And think about it, where else are you going to get to the bottom of why hot dogs come ten to a package while hot dog buns come in eights?

  

When Do Fish Sleep?

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David Feldman

When Do Fish Sleep?

Editura: Harper Perennial

Anul aparitiei: 2005

Ponder, if you will ... Why are tennis balls fuzzy? How come birds don't tip over when they sleep on telephone wires? What makes yawning contagious? Why, oh why, do roosters have to crow so early in the morning? Pop-culture guru David Feldman demystifies these topics and so much more in When Do Fish Sleep? -- the unchallenged source of answers to civilization's most baffling questions. Part of the Imponderables(R) series and charmingly illustrated by Kassie Schwan, When Do Fish Sleep? arms readers with the knowledge about everyday life that encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs just don't have. And think about it, where else are you going to get to the bottom of why Mickey Mouse has only four fingers?

  

Emily Post's Wedding Planner

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Peggy Post

Emily Post's Wedding Planner

Editura: HarperCollins Publishers

Anul aparitiei: 2006

Revised and repackaged, a perfect companion to our bestselling Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette, this new edition will help brides ask all the right questions, keep track of all the details, stick to their budget, and plan the wedding of their dreams. This new edition combines a lively, attractive design with streamlined practicality, providing important to-do checklists, questions to ask, vendor comparison charts, and budgeting information for easy use by today's busy brides. Emily Post's Wedding Planner will help couples organize and keep track of every detail of their wedding, with the clarity and comprehensiveness readers have come to expect from this trusted authority. Peggy Post helps couples organize their decisions and move ahead with bringing their wedding to life. When used as a companion to Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette, Fifth Edition, every couple can feel confident that no detail has been overlooked in creating a wedding experience that will be treasured by all for years to come.

  

Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette

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Peggy Post

Emily Post's Wedding Etiquette

Editura: HarperCollins Publishers

Anul aparitiei: 2006

The classic, indispensable, comprehensive guide for today's brides and grooms has been fully revised and updated with new chapters on the groom's involvement and incorporating technology into wedding plans.

  

Why Don't Cats Like to Swim?: An Imponderables

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David Feldman

Why Don't Cats Like to Swim?: An Imponderables Book

Editura: Harper Paperbacks

Anul aparitiei: 2004

Why does an "X" stand for a kiss? Which fruits are in Juicy Fruit(R) gum? Why do people cry at happy endings? Why do you never see baby pigeons? Pop-culture guru David Feldman demystifies these topics and so much more in Why Don't Cats Like to Swim? -- the unchallenged source of answers to civilization's most perplexing questions. Part of the Imponderables(R) series, Feldman's book arms readers with information about everyday life -- from science, history, and politics to sports, television, and radio -- that encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs just don't have. Where else will you learn what makes women open their mouths when applying mascara?

  
 
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