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A Home For Nickel

Author : Jim Gamlin
ISBN : 9780595889747
Genre : Nature
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Pete the green sea turtle begins his morning floating in the endless, blue ocean. But this day in the warm, life-giving heat of the Florida sun will end in crippling tragedy. A passing boat strikes Pete, and his days of swimming free in the open ocean now appear to be over forever. How will Pete survive the life-threatening injuries he has sustained? A Home for Nickel is the true story of a lovable green sea turtle's struggle for survival and the people who make it happen. After Pete is rescued from impending death, his story stretches across the continent from the Florida Keys to Hawaii, Canada, and Chicago, Illinois. Throughout Pete's journey, Jim Gamlin shares fascinating tidbits about turtles and the people who love them. This rich text is a moving tribute to those who care for nature, and how nature cares for them in return. Join Pete as he begins his life buried under the sand, rushes to the ocean, and launches into his incredible journey. The chain of events that happen next are serendipitous and miraculous. Get ready to be inspired by this amazing shelled survivor.
Category: Nature

Jimmy Had A Nickel

Author : Maurice Sigler
ISBN : 9783841801944
Genre : Music
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This Ebook contains the score of the song in F-Major. It includes Piano, Vocals & Chords. The musical genre is Traditional Pop. Die Originalversion von "Jimmy Had A Nickel" wurde 1933 veröffentlicht. Von verschiedenen Künstlern wurden in den letzten Jahrzehnten zahlreiche Bearbeitungen des Songs angefertigt. Die bekannteste Versionen stammen von Clarence Williams and His Orchestra und Eddie Cantor. In dieser Ausgabe sind die Klaviernoten im Violin- und Bassschlüssel enthalten. Text, Akkorde und Gesangsmelodie sind separat notiert.
Category: Music

Nickel And Dimed

Author : Barbara Ehrenreich
ISBN : 1429926643
Genre : Social Science
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Our sharpest and most original social critic goes "undercover" as an unskilled worker to reveal the dark side of American prosperity. Millions of Americans work full time, year round, for poverty-level wages. In 1998, Barbara Ehrenreich decided to join them. She was inspired in part by the rhetoric surrounding welfare reform, which promised that a job -- any job -- can be the ticket to a better life. But how does anyone survive, let alone prosper, on $6 an hour? To find out, Ehrenreich left her home, took the cheapest lodgings she could find, and accepted whatever jobs she was offered. Moving from Florida to Maine to Minnesota, she worked as a waitress, a hotel maid, a cleaning woman, a nursing-home aide, and a Wal-Mart sales clerk. She lived in trailer parks and crumbling residential motels. Very quickly, she discovered that no job is truly "unskilled," that even the lowliest occupations require exhausting mental and muscular effort. She also learned that one job is not enough; you need at least two if you int to live indoors. Nickel and Dimed reveals low-rent America in all its tenacity, anxiety, and surprising generosity -- a land of Big Boxes, fast food, and a thousand desperate stratagems for survival. Read it for the smoldering clarity of Ehrenreich's perspective and for a rare view of how "prosperity" looks from the bottom. You will never see anything -- from a motel bathroom to a restaurant meal -- in quite the same way again.
Category: Social Science

How To Start A Home Based Makeup Artist Business

Author : Deanna Nickel
ISBN : 9780762786299
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 66.95 MB
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Everything you need to know to run a profitable and satisfying makeup artist business from your home This comprehensive guide takes you through every aspect of setting up and running a thriving home-based makeup artist business, from separating yourself from your competition and successful branding techniques to makeup must-haves and have-nots. Learn all about developing a price structure, traditional versus online marketing, getting press, and establishing policies, and enjoy an entire section on how to tap into the lucrative bridal market. Whether you are just starting out or looking to expand your business, each chapter can help you build your own successful home-based makeup artist business. Look for useful charts and worksheets throughout the book, including: Standard Face Chart Sample Client Card Marketing Strategy Worksheet Sample Contract Bridal Trial Chart
Category: Business & Economics

Nickel A Pack

Author : Jim Worsley
ISBN : 9781460256886
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The1960s is a decade that has stood the test of time. It has been remembered, talked about, embraced, and encapsulated more, by far, than any other decade before or since. The times were a-changin’ in the 1960s and there was much going on. This included the Vietnam War, the British Invasion, the Space Race, the Cold War, the assassination of JFK, Woodstock, and much more. The decade culminated with the 100 year anniversary of Major League Baseball in 1969. The decade leading up to this milestone was a glorious time for baseball. Previously, the 1950s saw the Negro Leagues wind down and come to an end. The 1960s was the first decade of complete integration, elevating baseball to a supreme level of play and excitement. It was particularly exciting and larger than life for a young boy absorbing it all through his baseball cards and autographs, as well as playing and watching the game. The author relates his experiences as if he were casually talking to you on your back patio. This is a fun remembrance for people of any age. It’s an enjoyable opportunity to learn and understand how things were back in the “olden days” and, for those of you old enough to remember, it’s a sentimental passage to a simpler time that will evoke many memories.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Niti Materials

Author : Yoshiki Oshida
ISBN : 9783110666113
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Nickel-Titanium alloys are smart materials exhibiting unique properties such as superelasticity and shape-memory effect. The material has been used as orthodontic wires in the dental field for over 20 years. This book is a comprehensive overview to the field of Ni-Ti Materials and the physical, chemical and mechanical properties of this versatile alloy. In addition, complications and challenges exhibited in applications are also discussed.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Three Quarters Two Dimes And A Nickel

Author : Steve Fiffer
ISBN : 9780684873510
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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What would you do if you were seventeen years old and broke your neck? It's tough enough to stand on the verge of adulthood without the extra burden of not being able to stand at all. Steve Fiffer had his whole life ahead of him in December 1967 when he fractured his fifth cervical vertebra in a wrestling accident at school, shattering his dreams. The diagnosis was quadriplegia, and his parents were told that he would never walk again. Steve, however, was not content to accept such a fate. He had always been taught that he was a leader, not a follower, and he was not going to take this news lying down. Within five months he was out of the hospital, within seven he was on crutches, and within nine he was beginning his freshman year at Yale University. And most remarkable of all, he never lost his wisecracking sense of humor or his hunger for all that life has to offer. Three Quarters, Two Dimes, and a Nickel is Steve Fiffer's story of his coming of age, and of how he created a normal life for himself despite his injury. Steve refused to be consumed or defined by his physical condition; he may not be a dollar bill, he explains, but he's still "three quarters, two dimes, and a nickel." His battle to come back from his injury casts into sharp relief the drama of becoming an adult and wrestling with issues of identity, relationships, and ambition. We join him around the dinner table as he rebuilds his once-distant relationship with his father and gains a new appreciation of their bond; we agonize with him as he tries to find true love (or at least lose his virginity) despite his self-consciousness about his physical awkwardness, and we join him at the Lawson YMCA in downtown Chicago, where he rebuilds his body under the watchful eye of the manic physical-fitness coach Dick Woit, a retired football star who puts Steve through a sort of boot camp to raise his sights even higher and propel him off his crutches for good. Part guru, part drill instructor, Woit helps Steve to develop the mental toughness to put the injury behind him and to embrace adulthood and all its responsibilities. By turns poignant, darkly comic, and ultimately triumphant, Three Quarters, Two Dimes, and a Nickel is an affirmation of how the ordinary joys of life can win out even in extraordinary circumstances.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Doctors Book Of Home Remedies

Author : Prevention Magazine Editors
ISBN : 9781605291604
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 33.39 MB
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What do doctors do when they get sick? The editors of Prevention Magazine Health Books asked more than 500 of the nations top specialists to recommend their best doctor-tested and easy-to-follow remedies for 138 illnesses and maladies. This complete, practical guide contains the distilled experience of health professionals who offer more than 2300 accessible healing tips for the most common medical complaints. In this handy reference you will find curative techniques and symptom-relieving treatments for bladder infections, depression, emphysema, headaches, premenstrual syndrome, toothaches, and much more. Here are invaluable at-home solutions for annoying afflictions such as canker sores, dandruff, and snoring as well as methods for coping with more serious health problems such as high cholesterol, ulcers, and backaches. The Doctors Book Of Home Remedies is like having a doctor on call 24 hours a day. So treat yourself to this prescription for health and stay well.
Category: Health & Fitness

Buffalo Nickel

Author : Floyd Salas
ISBN : 1611920817
Genre : Boxers (Sports)
File Size : 80.95 MB
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Through intensely passionate prose, this unique autobiography charts Salas' dramatic coming of age in the conflicting shadows of two older brothers: one a drug addict and petty criminal, the other an intellectual prodigy.
Category: Boxers (Sports)

House Documents

Author : USA House of Representatives
ISBN : BSB:BSB11122477
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Dear Canada Not A Nickel To Spare

Author : Perry Nodelman
ISBN : 9781443124034
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Coping with being poor during the Depression is hard enough, but Sally also has to contend with anti-Jewish sentiment when she ventures outside her familiar neighbourhood near Toronto's Kensington Market. Her cousin Benny is always getting into scrapes or dragging Sally into his hare-brained schemes. But it's also Benny who tries to open Sally's eyes to the wider world, telling her about Hitler's rise in Europe and urging her to stand up for herself when she comes across anti-Semitism. A historical note gives readers the background of the Depression, which hit Canada harder than most other countries. It also describes the way Jews were treated in Canada. Today's readers might be surprised to know that there were people in Toronto who prided themselves on being part of The Swastika Club. A map, photographs and documents provide a visual context for the story.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Sears Roebuck Home Builder S Catalog

Author : Sears, Roebuck and Co.
ISBN : 9780486138930
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Reprint of rare original catalog includes huge illustrated selection of building materials, fixtures and trimmings, complete with descriptions, specifications, and prices. Hundreds of black-and-white illustrations.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

The Nickel Jolt

Author : Gaylord Dold
ISBN : 9781938582455
Genre : Fiction
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Retired from Marine Intelligence, Stanford-educated Jack Kilgore moves to Key West for a quiet life of fishing and part-time security work. When an anti-death penalty lawyer named Lester Dodge asked Kilgore to help save a condemned murderer who is on Florida's death row, Kilgore is reluctantly drawn into a web of deceit surrounding the old crime. At the same time, a woman he encounters on a yacht called The Nickel Jolt is murdered and her body mutilated and dismembered. Kilgore becomes a suspect in that crime. Now, he has two problems on his hands._x000D_ _x000D_ Novelist Gaylord Dold lived in south Florida and has fished the Florida Bay. He's also the author of guides to the Bahamas and the Dominican Republic, as well as the general Caribbean area.
Category: Fiction

Because Of Nickel

Author : Jim Gamlin
ISBN : 9781483655284
Genre : Nature
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Because of Nickel, the adventures of a Used Turtle Salesman, is the story of the authors lifelong attachment to his animal friends and his decade long quest to fi nd homes for non- releasable sea turtles like his friend Nickel the sea turtle at Chicagos Shedd Aquarium. A continuation of Jim Gamlins preceding book, A Home for Nickel, this story chronicles the many dedicated animal care people he meets during his journey along with the often poignant story of a life fully surrendered to his animal companions.
Category: Nature

The Welcoming Garden

Author : Gordon Hayward
ISBN : 9781586857042
Genre : Gardening
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Renowned garden designer Gordon Hayward's newest book focuses on one major principle: creating front-yard gardens that will inspire and invite, transforming neighborhoods and encouraging people to create compelling spaces in which to relax, visit with neighbors, and enjoy a natural space. A front garden should welcome, enliven, enrich, and engage.
Category: Gardening