Free Days With George Book
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Free Days With George


  • Author : Colin Campbell
  • Publisher : Doubleday Canada
  • Release Date : 2015-05-12
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385682886

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Free Days With George Book Description :

A heartwarming, true story about George, a rescue dog who helps his owner rediscover love and happiness. Marley & Me meets Tuesdays with Morrie and The Art of Racing in the Rain--get your tissues ready, animal lovers! After Colin Campbell went on a short business trip abroad, he returned home to discover his wife of many years had moved out. No explanations. No second chances. She was gone and wasn’t coming back. Shocked and heartbroken, Colin fell into a spiral of depression and loneliness. Soon after, a friend told Colin about a dog in need of rescue—a neglected 140-pound Newfoundland Landseer, a breed renowned for its friendly nature and remarkable swimming abilities. Colin adopted the traumatized dog, brought him home and named him George. Both man and dog were heartbroken and lacking trust, but together, they learned how to share a space, how to socialize, and most of all, how to overcome their bad experiences. At the same time, Colin relived childhood memories of his beloved grandfather, a decorated war hero and a man who gave him hope when he needed it most. Then everything changed. Colin was offered a great new job in Los Angeles, California. He took George with him and the pair began a new life together on the sunny beaches around L.A. George became a fixture in his Hermosa Beach neighborhood, attracting attention and giving affection to everyone he met, warming hearts both young and old. Meanwhile, Colin headed to the beach to rekindle his love for surfing, but when George encountered the ocean and a surfboard for the first time, he did a surprising thing—he jumped right on the board. Through surfing, George and Colin began a life-altering adventure and a deep healing process that brought them back to life. As their story took them to exciting new heights, Colin learned how to follow George’s lead, discovering that he may have rescued George but that in the end, it was George who rescued him. Free Days with George is an uplifting, inspirational sto

A Double Story Book

A Double Story


  • Author : George MacDonald
  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Release Date : 1876
  • Genre: Children
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN 10 : 9781465550477

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Zak George s Dog Training Revolution Book

Zak George s Dog Training Revolution


  • Author : Zak George
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Dogs
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781607748915

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Zak George s Dog Training Revolution Book Description :

Zak George is a new type of dog trainer. A dynamic YouTube star and Animal Planet personality with a fresh approach, Zak helps you to tailor train to your dog's unique traits and energy level--leading to quicker results and a much happier pet. Packed with everything you need to know to raise and care for your dog, this book will help you communicate and bond with one another in a way that makes training easier, more rewarding, and--most of all--fun!

In Search of the Cradle of Civilization Book

In Search of the Cradle of Civilization


  • Author : Subhash Kak
  • Publisher : Quest Books
  • Release Date : 2001-09-25
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 359
  • ISBN 10 : 0835607410

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In Search of the Cradle of Civilization Book Description :

Arguing that India, not Sumer, was the cradle of civilization, looks at India's ancient history by examining the symbols and myths contained in the Rig-Veda and exploring the mathematical and astronomical data contained in the Vedic hymns.

Tenth of December Book
Score: 3.5
From 93 Ratings

Tenth of December


  • Author : George Saunders
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2013-01-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781408837351

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Tenth of December Book Description :

WINNER OF THE 2014 FOLIO PRIZE AND SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2013 George Saunders's most wryly hilarious and disturbing collection yet, Tenth of December illuminates human experience and explores figures lost in a labyrinth of troubling preoccupations. A family member recollects a backyard pole dressed for all occasions; Jeff faces horrifying ultimatums and the prospect of DarkenfloxxTM in some unusual drug trials; and Al Roosten hides his own internal monologue behind a winning smile that he hopes will make him popular. With dark visions of the future riffing against ghosts of the past and the ever-settling present, this collection sings with astonishing charm and intensity.

The Autobiography of George M  ller Book
Score: 5
From 12 Ratings

The Autobiography of George M ller


  • Author : George Müller
  • Publisher : Gideon House Books
  • Release Date : 2017-01-27
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 10 : 9781635871289

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The Autobiography of George M ller Book Description :

George Müller, a rebellious thief transformed into a humble servant of God, longed for his life to be a living manifestation of the strength and power of Christ. From a position of utter dependence upon God, Müller opens up his journals and offers us front row access to the inner workings of his own spiritual life as well as an intimate accounting of the miraculous provisions of God which enabled him to house, feed and care for thousands of orphans in 19th century England. Müller humbly beckons every single one of his readers to follow his lead toward a life of uncomplicated, dynamic faith in the King of kings and Lord of lords who is alive and waiting to overturn every paradigm of a watching world. Our modern world desperately needs to see the power and light of the risen Christ bursting forth from our lives. Who among us is willing to take up the baton of faith Müller extends to us here and offer up our lives as living sacrifices to the faithful God of love?

Curious George  Read aloud  Book
Score: 3
From 37 Ratings

Curious George Read aloud


  • Author : H. A. Rey
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Release Date : 2012-11-09
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 10 : 9780547547749

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Curious George Read aloud Book Description :

“He was a good little monkey and always very curious.” This is how H. A. Rey and his wife, Margret, first introduced their now beloved troublemaker-hero to young readers in 1941. This picture ebook features the Reys’ original (quite dramatic!) story of how George first encountered the man in the yellow hat in Africa. For more monkey fun, investigate www.curiousgeorge.com and discover all the latest on Curious George books, promotions, games, activities, and more!

Tantra Book

Tantra


  • Author : Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 1998-07-28
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780834825451

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Tantra Book Description :

Tantra—often associated with Kundalini Yoga—is a fundamental dimension of Hinduism, emphasizing the cultivation of "divine power" (shakti) as a path to infinite bliss. Tantra has been widely misunderstood in the West, however, where its practices are often confused with eroticism and licentious morality. Tantra: The Path of Ecstasy dispels many common misconceptions, providing an accessible introduction to the history, philosophy, and practice of this extraordinary spiritual tradition. The Tantric teachings are geared toward the attainment of enlightenment as well as spiritual power and are present not only in Hinduism but also Jainism and Vajrayana Buddhism. In this book, Georg Feuerstein offers readers a clear understanding of authentic Tantra, as well as appropriate guidance for spiritual practice and the attainment of higher consciousness.

Fragile States Book

Fragile States


  • Author : Lothar Brock
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-05-08
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9780745659510

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Fragile States Book Description :

Today a billion people, including about 340 million of the world's extreme poor, are estimated to live in 'fragile states'. This group of low-income countries are often trapped in cycles of conflict and poverty, which make them acutely vulnerable to a range of shocks and crises. This engaging book defines and clarifies what we mean by fragile states, examining their characteristics in relation to "weak" and "failed" states in the global system, and explaining their development from pre-colonial times to the present day. It explores the connections between fragile statehood and violent conflict, and analyses the limitations of outside intervention from international society. The complexities surrounding 'successes' such as Costa Rica and Botswana - countries which ought to be fragile, but which are not - are analysed alongside the more precarious cases of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Afghanistan and Haiti. Absorbing and authoritative, Fragile States will be an invaluable resource for students and scholars of international relations, security studies and development.

JFK Jr   George    Me Book

JFK Jr George Me


  • Author : Matt Berman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-05-20
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451697278

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JFK Jr George Me Book Description :

John Kennedy Jr.’s creative director for George magazine presents “a vivid portrait of JFK Jr. that only a select few have ever seen, offering a touching and honest tribute to John’s legacy” (BookReporter.com). If George magazine was about “not just politics as usual,” a day at the office with John F. Kennedy Jr. was not just business as usual. John handpicked Creative Director Matt Berman to bring his vision for a new political magazine to life. Through marathon nights leading up to George’s launch; extraordinary meetings with celebrities including Barbra Streisand, Robert De Niro, and Demi Moore; and jokes at each other’s expense, Matt developed a wonderfully collaborative and fun-loving relationship with America’s favorite son. They were an unlikely team: the poised, charismatic scion of a beloved political family and the shy, self-deprecating, artistic kid. Yet they became close friends and confidants. In this warm, funny, and intimate book, Matt remembers his brilliant friend and colleague—John’s approach to work, life, and fame, and most of all, his ease and grace, which charmed those around him. More than any book before it, JFK Jr., George, & Me reveals the friendly, witty, down-to-earth guy the paparazzi could never capture. Matt opens the doors of John’s messy office to share previously untold stories, personal notes, and never-before-seen photos from the trenches of a startup magazine that was the brainchild of a superstar. John helped Matt navigate a world filled with celebrities, artists, beauty, style, competition, and stunningly tender egos. In turn, Matt shares the invaluable lessons about business and life that he learned from John. What emerges is a portrait of JFK Jr. as a true friend and mentor.

Yoga For Dummies Book
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

Yoga For Dummies


  • Author : Georg Feuerstein
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-03-26
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN 10 : 0470630868

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Yoga For Dummies Book Description :

Learn the safe and easy way to benefit from the practice of yoga, as you design and follow your own personal program.

Dog Medicine Book
Score: 4.5
From 5 Ratings

Dog Medicine


  • Author : Julie Barton
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016-07-19
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101993545

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Dog Medicine Book Description :

An honest and deeply moving debut memoir about a young woman’s battle with depression and how her dog saved her life A New York Times Bestseller “Dog Medicine simply has to be your next must-read.” —Cheryl Strayed At twenty-two, Julie Barton collapsed on her kitchen floor in Manhattan. She was one year out of college and severely depressed. Summoned by Julie’s incoherent phone call, her mother raced from Ohio to New York and took her home. Haunted by troubling childhood memories, Julie continued to sink into suicidal depression. Psychiatrists, therapists, and family tried to intervene, but nothing reached her until the day she decided to do one hopeful thing: adopt a Golden Retriever puppy she named Bunker. Dog Medicine captures the anguish of depression, the slow path to recovery, the beauty of forgiveness, and the astonishing ways animals can help heal even the most broken hearts and minds. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Vengeance Book
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Vengeance


  • Author : George Jonas
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2005-12
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743291644

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Vengeance Book Description :

Discloses the Israeli plan to assassinate the known terrorist leaders responsible for the Munich massacre of Israeli athletes and chronicles the story of the hit-squad's leader, a Mossad assassin morally destroyed by his mission. Reprint. 175,000 first printing. (Tie-in to the Universal Pictures, DreamWorks film, written by Tony Kushner, directed by Steven Spielberg, releasing Winter 2005, starring Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, & Geoffrey Rush) (History - General)

Of Mice and Men Book
Score: 4
From 2,976 Ratings

Of Mice and Men


  • Author : John Steinbeck
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release Date : 2020-02-11
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 105
  • ISBN 10 : 9780735254299

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Of Mice and Men Book Description :

George and Lennie are an unlikely pair: George is small and quick, and Lennie is a man of tremendous size and simple mind. But together they’ve formed a family, rallying against seclusion and alienation. As laborers in California’s vegetable fields in the Great Depression, they find work where they can, but they have big dreams of owning land and a shack they can call their own. So when they land jobs on a ranch in the Salinas Valley, their big dreams suddenly seem within reach. But George cannot guard the childlike Lennie from life’s provocations, nor can he predict the consequences of Lennie’s unswerving obedience to what George has taught him. A tragic and moving story of friendship, loneliness, and the dispossessed, Of Mice and Men is classic John Steinbeck—heart wrenching and remarkable. Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.

Innovation Through Cooperation Book

Innovation Through Cooperation


  • Author : Georg Weiers
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-09-26
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 238
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319000954

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Innovation Through Cooperation Book Description :

Many people have great ideas. Without the necessary skills and means most never get to realize them. If they could cooperate with competent firms and entrepreneurs together both could achieve much and this is increasingly happening. Mechanisms are being established making a division of labour between inventors and implementers a reality. This is changing the nature of innovation from an internal R&D, or purely entrepreneurial attempt, to a more cooperative innovation. An Idea Economy emerges, where anyone has the possibility to profit from their ideas, and everyone will benefit from more and better innovation. This book presents us the emergence and structure of the Idea Economy by extending the seminal concepts of Entrepreneurial Society and Open Innovation. Part I describes the big picture on how innovation is evolving, where we are today, and what an Idea Economy will look like. Part II points the way forward, discussing in detail on how cooperation in the innovation process works, and why this is only recently becoming possible. ​

St  George for England Book
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

St George for England


  • Author : George Alfred Henty
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1885
  • Genre: Crécy, Battle of, Crécy-en-Ponthieu, France, 1346
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015073479233

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Judgment of Paris Book
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

Judgment of Paris


  • Author : George M. Taber
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2006-11-21
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743297325

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Judgment of Paris Book Description :

Looks at an event held in 1976 in which French judges, during a blind taste-test, chose unknown California wines to be superior to France's best wines. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

Father to Son Book

Father to Son


  • Author : Hans-Georg Berkel
  • Publisher : Kölner Wissenschaftsverlag
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 151
  • ISBN 10 : 9783937404479

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The State as Utopia Book

The State as Utopia


  • Author : Jürgen Backhaus
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-11-25
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 210
  • ISBN 10 : 1441975004

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The State as Utopia Book Description :

This book examines utopias in classical political economy and is based on the papers presented by leading scholars at the 22nd Heilbronn Symposium in the Economics and the Social Sciences. The book focuses on the tension between the State and utopia (the State as utopia vs. utopia instead of a state). The contributors also study the question of whether seafaring and landlocked states visualize the commonwealth differently and develop different utopias, and it is concluded they do not. The volume therefore follows the refutation of the Schumpeterian Hypothesis that more concentrated industries stimulate innovation. Though the hypothesis is refuted it still remains important, the chapters argue, because it charts out an entire research program, serves as a benchmark of definite public and private sector boundaries, and defines the grammar of discourse for constitutional economic policy in OECD states. These themes are explored in detail through contributions by economists, philosophers, and social historians. The contributors examine utopias hitherto never or rarely reviewed in the English language, making this book of interest to students and scholars in economics, political science and the history of economic thought.

Kanban Controlled Manufacturing Systems Book

Kanban Controlled Manufacturing Systems


  • Author : Georg Krieg
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-03-30
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 238
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540271468

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Kanban Controlled Manufacturing Systems Book Description :

5th Werner Kern Award for Productivity Research 2005 Kanban control systems bear a great potential to significantly improve operations. A company may reap the full benefits of kanban control only after determining an optimal or near-optimal system configuration. To do that, methods are needed to evaluate the performance and operating costs of individual system configurations. We propose an innovative construction-kit approach that enables us to build stochastic analytical models of a large class of single- and multi-product kanban systems. The presented construction-kit approach may be extended and augmented in various directions.