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The orderly conversation - business presentations redefined by Ludwig, Dale.

The orderly conversation - business presentations redefined

"The Orderly Conversation" is a groundbreaking resource for business presenters. For too long, business people have been taught to approach their presentations in the same way a speechmaker approaches a speech. But, business presentations in the same way a speechmaker approaches a speech. But, business presentations are not a type of speech. They are a type of conversation. This book explores what this distinction means for you. It simplifies the process, eases your discomfort, and gives you a f

Nov 22, 2014
The people's republic of chemicals by Kelly, William J., 1953-

The people's republic of chemicals

Nov 27, 2014
The rise of Tiamat by

The rise of Tiamat

"Thwart the Queen of Evil Dragons. The Cult of the Dragon leads the charge in an unholy campaign to bring Tiamat back to the Forgotten Realms. With the race against evil moving from Waterdeep to the Sea of Moving Ice to Thay, the situation grows more perilous with each passing moment. The heroes must succeed, or Faeru^n will succumb to draconic tyranny. In the end, the world will never be the same."--Back cover.

Nov 26, 2014
The rough guide to Cambodia by Boyle, Emma, author.

The rough guide to Cambodia

Nov 26, 2014
The scarlett letters - the making of the film Gone with the wind by Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949.

The scarlett letters - the making of the film Gone with the wind

Nov 27, 2014
The spice & herb bible by Hemphill, Ian, 1949- author.

The spice & herb bible

Cooks everywhere use spices and herbs to enhance food flavors and to create new taste combinations and sensations. From bay leaves to lemongrass to vanilla beans, a well stocked kitchen must have a wide selection of herbs and spices. This expanded and completely revised new edition is the culmination of Ian Hemphill's lifelong experience in the spice industry. It is a fascinating and authoritative guide. Hemphill describes a wide range of global herbs and spices used in modern kitchens either al

Nov 27, 2014
The TAB book of arduino projects - 36 things to make with shields and proto shields by Monk, Simon, author.

The TAB book of arduino projects - 36 things to make with shields and proto shields

In this easy-to-follow book, electronics guru Simon Monk show you how to create a wide variety of fun and functional gadgets with the Arduino Uno and Leonardo boards. Filled with step-by-step instructions and detailed illustrations, The TAB Book of Arduino Projects: 36 Things to Make with Shields and Proto Shields provides a cost estimate, difficulty level, and list of required components for each project. You'll learn how to design custom circuits with Proto Shields and solder parts to the prot

Nov 27, 2014
The unspeakable - and other subjects of discussion by Daum, Meghan, 1970- author.

The unspeakable - and other subjects of discussion

"A master of the personal essay candidly explores love, death, and the counterfeit rituals of American life In her celebrated 2001 collection, My Misspent Youth, Meghan Daum offered a bold, witty, defining account of the artistic ambitions, financial anxieties, and mixed emotions of her generation. The Unspeakable is an equally bold and witty, but also a sadder and wiser, report from early middle age. It's a report tempered by hard times. In "Matricide," Daum unflinchingly describes a parent's d

Nov 25, 2014
The visual blues by

The visual blues

The visual blues explores the enormous impact that blues and jazz music emanating from the Deep South and moving north had on artists associated with the Harlem Renaissance. The Visual Blues shows how the artists and musicians of the Harlem Renaissance blurred artistic boundaries, drawing inspiration from each other and contributing to each other's art forms. The art scene in Harlem from 1919 to approximately 1940 encouraged a melding of art, music, literature, and poetry, providing a creative h

Nov 26, 2014
The Wisdom of the Beguines- The Forgotten Story of a Medieval Womens Movement by Swan, Laura, author.

The Wisdom of the Beguines- The Forgotten Story of a Medieval Womens Movement

Nov 26, 2014
The wood-fired pizza oven - make your own pizza oven / create the perfect pizza by Pellicano, John, author.

The wood-fired pizza oven - make your own pizza oven / create the perfect pizza

The arrival of the wood-fired pizza oven into suburban backyards and kitchens has opened up a new world for pizza lovers and those who appreciate delicious, home-cooked food. Chef and food lecturer John Pellicano takes you through the steps of building a wood-fired pizza oven of your own and shares the secrets to cooking delicious pizzas and other easy-to-make meals. This book will make a gourmet chef of even the most inexperienced pizza lover. It also features other dishes that can be successfu

Nov 22, 2014
The world atlas of coffee - from beans to brewing--coffees explored, explained and enjoyed by Hoffmann, James (Coffee expert), author.

The world atlas of coffee - from beans to brewing--coffees explored, explained and enjoyed

This book is a beautiful world guide to the brown bean. Taking the reader on a global tour of coffee-growing countries, The World Atlas of Coffee presents the bean in full-color photographs and concise, informative text. It shows the origins of coffee -- where it is grown, the people who grow it; and the cultures in which coffee is a way of life -- and the world of consumption -- processing, grades, the consumer and the modern culture of coffee. Plants of the genus Coffea are cultivated in more

Nov 26, 2014
The world of birds by Elphick, Jonathan, author.

The world of birds

Nov 26, 2014
There was a little girl - the real story of my mother and me by Shields, Brooke, 1965-

There was a little girl - the real story of my mother and me

The award-winning actress and best-selling author of Down Came the Rain explores her relationship with her tough single mom, detailing her role in shaping Shields' career, her fierce protectiveness and her struggles with alcohol.

Nov 22, 2014
Three minutes in Poland - discovering a lost world in a 1938 family film by Kurtz, Glenn.

Three minutes in Poland - discovering a lost world in a 1938 family film

Nov 25, 2014
Tips and Tricks for the Ipad With Ios 8 or Higher for Seniors - Get More Out of Your Ipad by Studio Visual Steps (COR)

Tips and Tricks for the Ipad With Ios 8 or Higher for Seniors - Get More Out of Your Ipad

Nov 24, 2014
Tolstoy's false disciple - the untold story of Leo Tolstoy and Vladimir Chertkov by Popoff, Alexandra.

Tolstoy's false disciple - the untold story of Leo Tolstoy and Vladimir Chertkov

On the snowy morning of February 8, 1897, the Petersburg secret police were following Tolstoy's every move. At sixty-nine, Russia's most celebrated writer was being treated like a major criminal. Prominent Russians were always watched, but Tolstoy earned particular scrutiny. Over a decade earlier, when his advocacy on behalf of oppressed minorities angered the Orthodox Church and the Tsar, he was placed under permanent police surveillance. Although Tolstoy was wearing his peasant garb, people on

Nov 26, 2014
Top 125 unusual things to see in Ontario by Brown, Ron, 1945- author.

Top 125 unusual things to see in Ontario

Nov 27, 2014
Ubuntu Unleashed 2015 - Covering 14.10 and 15.04 by Helmke, Matthew

Ubuntu Unleashed 2015 - Covering 14.10 and 15.04

Nov 24, 2014
Unwrapping the greatest gift - a family celebration of Christmas by Voskamp, Ann, 1973- author.

Unwrapping the greatest gift - a family celebration of Christmas

Based on the overwhelming success of The Greatest Gift, Ann Voskamp has expanded her presentation of the timeless Advent tradition of the Jesse Tree so families can celebrate together. Each day, families can read the provided Scripture passage (in connection with the original book), engage with a specially written devotion to help children of all ages understand the Advent theme for the day, and participate in suggested activities to apply the theme. This special edition is beautifully illustrat

Nov 24, 2014