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The Checklist: What You and Your Family Need to Know to Prevent Disease and Live a Long and Healthy Life

By: Alvarez M. D. , Manny

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, Rayo: 2007

Seller ID: 004109

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Dr. Alvarez is a dedicated medical professional and pioneer of innovative advances in medical technology. This book is organized as a guide to help individuals and families take the right precautions, at the right time in their lives, to avoid the most common health pitfalls and illnesses, and put them on the path to a vigorous and sound lifestyle. Each decade in a person's life introduces new risks not seen in the previous ten years, which is how this book is organized.... View more info

Greek-English Dictionary

By: Arkanis, G. Georgiades

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Athens, Greece, Alex & E. Papademtriou: 1958

Edition: Unknown; Unknown

Seller ID: 004383

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


The heavy paper adhering to the front and back cover needs gluing. ; This 3 1/2" x 2 1/4" dictionary is very clearly printed on thin paper, like most dictionaries. Edited by the author, who is from the Institute of English Studies in Athens, all meanings of a Greek word were included, keeping in mind that it would be used by both Greeks learning English, and English-speaking persons learning Greek. At the end is a list of cities, states and countries in Greek, tr... View more info

A Field Guide for Science Writers

By: Blum, Deborah; Knudson, Mary

Price: $7.82

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1998

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 003339

ISBN: 0195124944

Condition: Very Good


What science writers ultimately cover - and covey to the reading public - is the forefront of human knowledge, the leading edge of our understanding of the universe and ourselves. In this book, the official guide of the National Association of Science Writers, budding journalists and veteran reporters have a superb roadmap to this exciting area of journalism. Here some three dozen of the best known science writers in the U. S. Share their hard-earned knowledge on how the... View more info

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The Reverse Mortgage Advantage: the Tax-Free, House-Rich Way to Retire Wealthy!

By: Boroson, Warren

Price: $9.66

Publisher: New York, NY, McGraw-Hill: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003640

ISBN: 0071470727

Condition: As New


Whether you're exploring a reverse mortgage to finance a home improvement, pay off a current mortgage, pay for health care expenses, or generate monthly income to improve quality of living, you're one of the thousands of Americans age 62 and older who are turning to this lucrative way to build income. Simply put, with reverse mortgages you no longer pay the bank, the bank pays you. In this book, renowned real estate expert Warren Boroson presents a thorough examination o... View more info

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Jane Brody's Allergy Fighter

By: Brody, Jane E.

Price: $13.34

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002858

ISBN: 0393040593

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Do you experience nasal or respiratory allergies? Almost one in ten Americans suffers from some form of seasonal allergy - and almost twice as many have other forms of nasal allergies or "allergic rhinitis. " If you are among these fifty million-plus sneezing, snifling, stuffed-up, red-eyed allergy victims, Jane Brody brings you good news: You don't have to take it anymore! This book is a clear, compact guide to understanding the causes of the allergies that plag... View more info

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Gods, Mongrels, and Demons: 101 Brief but Essential Lives

By: Calder, Angus

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA: 2004

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001620

ISBN: 1582344310

Condition: New in Very Good dust jacket


This book is an idiosyncratic and indespensable guide to history's most - and least - memorable characters. Inspired by the author's believe that "oddballs, headbangers, saints, nutters, philosophers, freaks and such like deserve to be drawn away from the periphery to the center of our consciousness. " Gods, Mongrels and Demons uses the famous, the infamous and the apparently marginal to tell us more about ourselves and our cultures than we'd find in the usual hi... View more info

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Hemlock's Cup: the Struggle for Death with Dignity

By: Cox, Donald W.

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Amherst, New York, U. S. A., Prometheus Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001685

ISBN: 0879758082

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Hemlock's Cup is the first history of the active euthanasia movement in America, as represented by its most visible proponent, the Hemlock Society. Donald W. Cox traces the growth of the society from its beginnings as a three-person cause to its current worldwide fame. The work of Derek Humphry, the society's founder, is reviewed and the publicity surrounding Dr. Jack Kevorkian and his controversial "suicide machine" is discussed. Cox also addresses the Washingto... View more info

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Quicken Willmaker Plus 2009 Edition: Estate Planning Essentials (Book with Software)

By: editors Of Nolo

Price: $19.32

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, NOLO: 2008

Seller ID: 004118

Condition: New with no dust jacket


This book includes a CD, along with the book in greater detail and explanation for wills, living trusts, living wills, powers of attorney, health care directives, final arrangements and forms for executors. Forms are developed with what is legal in your state, but you can modify and use your wording in many cases. Also included on another CD is The Executors Guide. I have a copy of this myself and have used it for additional documents like promissory notes. After you com... View more info

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The Complete Allergy Book

By: Engel, June; Prince, Isolde

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, Firefly Books Ltd: 1998

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002782

ISBN: 1552092038

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Got allergies? You need this book. With its detailed drug tables, informative sidebars and excellent diagrams, The Complete Allergy Book gives you the straight facts about a condition that affects about one-fifth of the world's population. Every year people die from allergy-trigged causes, including asthma. Many people with allergies don't seek medical help; yet if they understood more about their condition, they could obtain better relief and have greater control. Among... View more info

Successful Writing Second Edition

By: Hairston, Maxine C.

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003299

Condition: Very Good


This book explains why writing is an important way of learning and gives students a clear idea of the qualities readers expect in good prose. While suggesting that writers may use significantly different processes in doing different kinds of writing, it analyzes and illustrates the steps most writers go through when they compose. Professor Hairston stresses the importance of students' thinking about audience and purpose every time they write. She also suggests effective ... View more info

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Women's Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine: Alternative Therapies and Integrative Medicine

By: Hudson, Tori; Northrup, Christiane

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Keats Pub: 1999

Seller ID: 002744

ISBN: 0879837888

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Demonstrating how you can use an integrative medical plan combining conventional and naturopathic health care to maintain and heal your body, this volume is the most comprehensive guide available to help you make informed choices and take charge of your health. This groundbreaking work covers the whole range of women's health concerns - from cancer prevention to contraception, hearth conditions to sexually transmitted diseases - and offers sound information on safe, effe... View more info

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Bugotu-English, English-Bugotu Concise Dictionary

By: Ivens, Walter

Price: $8.28

Publisher: New York, Hippocrene Books: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003416

Condition: New


Bugotu is spoken on the southern coast portion of Santa Isabel, on of thirty islands which make up the British Solomon islands, located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. This dictionary is a recording of the language spoken by the island's native inhabitants. There are 4, 700 Bugotu words detailed, plus and index of English to Bugotu vocabulary is included. 98 (99-104 advertisements) pp. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" tall View more info

Spoken German for Students and Travelers

By: Kany, Charles E. ; Melz, Christian F.

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Boston, MA, D. C. Heath & Co: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002406

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


This is a terrific book for someone who wants to brush up on their German, or learn enough phrases that they can get by in Germany. The book starts out with simple conversation, English on the right, German on the left. The phrases and conversation gradually become more complex. There are ten general conversations, then 51 specific conversations ranging from getting tickets to finding a bus, going to a hotel and making conversation. There is a pronunciation guide, and an... View more info

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Neonatal Bioethics: the Moral Challenges of Medical Innovation

By: Lantos, M. D. , John D. ; Meadow, M. D. , Ph. D. , William L.

Price: $32.20

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, John Hopkins University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002808

ISBN: 080188344X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Neonatal intensive care has been one of the most morally controversial areas of medicine during the past thirty years. This study examines the interconnected development of four key aspects of neonatal intensive care: Medical advances, ethical analysis, legal scrutiny, and econometric evaluation. The authors assert that a dramatic shift in societal attitudes toward newborns and their medical care was a stimulus for and then a result of developments in the medical care of... View more info

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The Word Circus: a Letter-Perfect Book

By: Lederer, Richard

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Springfield, Massachusetts, U. S. A., Merriam Webster: 1998

Seller ID: 003929

ISBN: 0877793549

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Best-selling language author Richard Lederer conducts a dazzling circus of words from the center ring, spinning the alphabet into acrostics, anagrams, charades, doublets, grammagrams, kangaroo words, pangrams, vowless words, and every other conceivable manner of letter juggling. Take your seat at the biggest top of all - the sawdust stage of letter play. Whether you're a professional palindromist of an amateur anagrammarian, you'll find a frolicking, rollicking circus of... View more info

One-Volume Illustrated Encyclopedia

By: Luck, Steve (editor)

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001093

ISBN: 0965063992

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


The ultimate single-volume reference for home, school and office. Over 13, 000 entries - including over 2, 500 biographical profiles-covering virtually every topic you might be curious about including science, geography, history, literature, art, music, medicine, religion, mythology, technology, sports, and entertainment. Packed with over 1, 500 color illustrations - with informative captions that supplement the text and convey ideas that are difficult to grasp in words.... View more info

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Toponymity: an Atlas of Words

By: Marciano, John Bemelmans

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, Bloomsbury: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004175

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


In this ingenious follow-up to the popular Anonyponymous, the author brings us a new, geographic way of thinking about words. He takes us on a lively tour of American, European, and world history, revealing our linguistic heritage in all its richness and - to use another toponym - serendipity. Illustrated with maps drawn in Marciano's witty style, this book is consistently smart and entertaining. Did you know that Tuxedo Park, New York, brought Americans a staple of form... View more info

Word Watcher's Handbook: a Deletionary of the Most Abused and Misused Words

By: Martin, Phyllis

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1991

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 000364

ISBN: 0312055404

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


For those of us who become confused when there are several words that may work. Should you say insure or ensure? Allude, or elude, healthy or healthful? You'll find the answers you need in this book. This classic compendium for correctess includes even more word lists, charts, quizzes, and cartons to help cleanse your writing and speech of cliches, weak words, feeble phrases, inappropriate slang, jargon, and downright malapropisms. It delivers solid grammar and usage gui... View more info

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A Treasury of Country Cottages: Journal & Address Book

By: Matthews, James

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Middlesex, Wentwalk Ltd.: 1985

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 004242

ISBN: 1850811385

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


A beautiful set of books with glossy pictorial covers, and kept in a lovely slipcase, allow room for random ideas in the lined journal pages, and finally keeping all of those addresses you have in one place. Illustrated in color on the inside and out, this pair is nice enough for a gift. No wear at all on the set, never used. ; Octavo (standard book size); 160 pages View more info

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Decorative Alphabets and Initials

By: Nesbitt, Alexander

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, NY, Dover Publications Inc.: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004173

ISBN: 0486205444

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


This is a reprint of the original 1959 publication, purchased new in the late 1970s. It includes manuscript initials, 8th century to the 15th century, initials in printed books, 15th century through the 18th century, and initials and decorative alphabets, 19th century to 1925. Within these categories you will find 123 plates, with thick enough paper so that one lettering does not show through, 91 complete alphabets, and 3, 924 initials. All are in black & white so that y... View more info

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Learn to Remember : Practical Techniques and Exercises to Improve Your Memory

By: O'Brien, Dominic

Price: $9.66

Publisher: San Francisco, California, U. S. A., Chronicle Books LLC: 2000

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 002136

ISBN: 0811827151

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Sick of misplacing your wallet, checkbook, or keys? Need to memorize a presentation or prepare for an exam? Help is here. Master the art of remembering with these highly effective techniques, shortcuts, and exercises from the extraordinary memory wizard, Dominic O'Brien. Discover and use untapped powers of your memory; remember names and faces; develop instant recall; and never forget a telephone number or date again! 160 pages, color illustrations throughout to aid reca... View more info

How to Write Mysteries

By: Ocork, Shannon; Waugh, Hillary (Introduction by)

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Ohio, F & W Pubns: 1994

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 003338

Condition: Fine


In this book, best-selling mystery writer Shannon OCork helps you start right at the beginning with your first sinister thought and takes you all the way through to the end, where Good always conquers Evil (that's the key to a good mystery, you know! ) . You'll learn the finer points of: Identifying a plot (not just a situation) ; getting over the "hump" of the opening line; developing a series character versus a "one shot" character; hiding the "bad ... View more info

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Calculus and Pizza: a Cookbook for the Hungry Mind

By: Pickover, Clifford A.

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley & Sons Inc: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004098

ISBN: 0471269875

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Do you want to do well on your calculus exam? Are you looking for a quick refresher course? Or, would you just like to get a taste of what calculus is all about? If so, you've selected the right book. This book is a creative, surprisingly delicious overview of the essential rules and formulas of calculus with lots of problems for the learner with a healthy appetite. The author focuses on procedures for solving problems, offering short chapters that allow you to quickly g... View more info

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Snakebite Survivors' Club : Travels Among Serpents

By: Seal, Jeremy

Price: $11.04

Publisher: Toronto, On, Canada, Harcourt, Brace & Company: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001204

ISBN: 0151005354

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A RIVETING, HANDS-ON ADVENTURE WITH THE WORLD'S DEADLIEST SNAKES, RECOUNTED BY ONE OF TODAY'S MOST ORIGINAL TRAVEL WRITERS. Snakes are Jeremy Seal's fascination - and his greatest fear. In an attempt to overcome his phobia, he journeyed deep into Africa, Australia, India, and America in search of some of the world's most notorious and venomous serpents and the people who live among them. The result is an exhilirating combination of travelogue, social history, and powerfu... View more info

Berlitz Basic Japanese

By: Strugnell, Lynne

Price: $14.72

Publisher: New York, Berlitz Publishing Co.: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003178

ISBN: 2831512425

Condition: Very Good


This course will enable you to study Japanese at home - by yourself or with a friend. You will be able to make progress immediately, without having to study pages and pages of rules. Words or grammatical structures are translated only when they appear for the first time. In addition, English is limited to a narrow column in the margin of each page; the study sections contain only Japanese so you won't get into the habit of translating everything you see or hear back into... View more info