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The Path Through The Trees

Author : Peggy Dymond Leavey
ISBN : 9781459715820
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Thirteen-year-old Norah Bingham and her mother plan to spend Christmas in the country with Norah's great-aunt. Great-aunt Caroline has many secrets. Among them is the identity of the boy Norah sees in the backyard. Who is he? And why is he watching the house?
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Path Through The Trees

Author : Christopher Milne
ISBN : 9781447269861
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The need to outgrow one's childhood influences and establish an individual identity is common to us all, but for Christopher Milne it was an especially difficult experience in view of the unique problems he faced as the son of A. A. Milne. In this warm, honest, and often amusing autobiography, he traces the path which, after several wrong turnings, ultimately led him and his wife, Lesley, to establish the successful Harbour Bookshop in Dartmouth - a path which led not to spectacular achievements, but to modest success and contentment. Wise, humble, and philosophical, The Path Through the Trees is Christopher Milne's search as a young man for his own place in life, told with the same sincerity and vividness that distinguished his first book, The Enchanted Places. '. . . it is readily, and with the utmost pleasure, I give this alpha-plus.' Bookseller '. . . it has great charm, and is most enjoyable.' Daily Telegraph 'An irresistibly attractive candour informs this book.' Economist
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Thetford Forest Walks

Author : Simon Malone
ISBN : 1904006183
Genre : Thetford Forest (England)
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Category: Thetford Forest (England)

Daughters Dads And The Path Through Grief

Author : Donna DiCello, Psy.D.
ISBN : 9781886230958
Genre : Psychology
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Losing a father can be absolutely wrenching. This insightful guide tells the story of the strong connections between daughters and dads throughout life, and the consequential grief and loss a daughter feels when her father dies. Stories from 50 women offer glimpses into the many aspects of father/daughter relationships that are warm and nurturing, sometimes complicated and conflicted, and always solid and enduring. The Italian American women interviewed ultimately find great peace and meaning in the on-going relationship with their fathers, even after death. Using these women’s stories, the readers are presented a multi-faceted discussion filled with amusement, complexity and intensity, struggle and resistance, and above all, remarkably powerful family bonds. The daughters’ reactions to the passing of their fathers display the strength of relationships built over many years, as well as the spiritual and emotional framework that shapes the lives of many Italian American women today.
Category: Psychology

Landscapes Of Mallorca

Author : Valerie Crespi-Green
ISBN : 1856912043
Genre : Travel
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This guide to Malta, Gozo and Comina includes: topographical walking maps; fold-out touring maps; many short walks and picnic suggestions - suitable for hot summer days and for those with young children; and an update service with specific route-change information.
Category: Travel

West Pennine Walks

Author : Mike Cresswell
ISBN : 1850586829
Genre : Pennine Chain (England)
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Category: Pennine Chain (England)

Essential Algorithms

Author : Rod Stephens
ISBN : 9781118797297
Genre : Computers
File Size : 82.51 MB
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A friendly and accessible introduction to the most usefulalgorithms Computer algorithms are the basic recipes for programming.Professional programmers need to know how to use algorithms tosolve difficult programming problems. Written in simple, intuitiveEnglish, this book describes how and when to use the most practicalclassic algorithms, and even how to create new algorithms to meetfuture needs. The book also includes a collection of questions thatcan help readers prepare for a programming job interview. Reveals methods for manipulating common data structures such asarrays, linked lists, trees, and networks Addresses advanced data structures such as heaps, 2-3 trees,B-trees Addresses general problem-solving techniques such as branch andbound, divide and conquer, recursion, backtracking, heuristics, andmore Reviews sorting and searching, network algorithms, andnumerical algorithms Includes general problem-solving techniques such as brute forceand exhaustive search, divide and conquer, backtracking, recursion,branch and bound, and more In addition, Essential Algorithms features a companionwebsite that includes full instructor materials to support trainingor higher ed adoptions.
Category: Computers

South Lakeland Walks With Children

Author : Nick Lambert
ISBN : 1850585784
Genre : Lake District (England)
File Size : 76.5 MB
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South Lakeland offers some spectacular walking country, with plenty to amuse the children. This guide, covering 20 walks spread across the Southern Lakes, is aimed at parents whose children may not be as keen to go walking as they are.
Category: Lake District (England)

Vpi The Saga Begins

Author : John LaSota
ISBN : 9780984498703
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Vega - Pellegrino Investigating had never cracked a real case, and now they've been asked to solve one that the FBI got nowhere with. The only problem is they have no idea of what they're doing. Along the way they cross over a magical threshold into a world that neither ever knew existed, and encounter a slew of creatures and characters as strange and diverse as any to walk the earth. Follow along on this fun, fast paced adventure that puts new spins on old favorites such as classic movie monsters, pulp detectives and comic book heroes as a cast of wild personalities come together to collectively meet their destinies.
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Walks In Silverdale And Arnside

Author : Brian Evans
ISBN : 9781849655439
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A walking guide to the Silverdale and Arnside Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), at the top of Morecambe Bay in Cumbria and Lancashire, overlooking the Lake District. 21 day walks are described between Carnforth, Holme, Milnthorpe and Arnside, climbing wooded hills and limestone escarpments with views of the Lake District fells. Walks are between 2 and 8 miles in length and visit nature reserves including Leighton Moss RSPB reserve, follow the canal and explore the shoreline. Summits include Wharton Crag, Arnside Knott, Farleton Knott and Hutton Roof Crags. The combinations of rocky coastal scenery, woodland and rough limestone hills either side of the M6 in north Lancashire, make this a paradise for walkers. Routes can easily be linked into longer walks and the extensive network of well walked paths enables walks to be shortened or lengthened at will. The area is renowned for its flora and fauna, its historic buildings and interesting geological features.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Error Correcting Coding And Security For Data Networks

Author : Grigorii Kabatiansky
ISBN : 9780470867563
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Error correcting coding is often analyzed in terms of its application to the separate levels within the data network in isolation from each other. In this fresh approach, the authors consider the data network as a superchannel (a multi-layered entity) which allows error correcting coding to be evaluated as it is applied to a number of network layers as a whole. By exposing the problems of applying error correcting coding in data networks, and by discussing coding theory and its applications, this original technique shows how to correct errors in the network through joint coding at different network layers. Discusses the problem of reconciling coding applied to different layers using a superchannel approach Includes thorough coverage of all the key codes: linear block codes, Hamming, BCH and Reed-Solomon codes, LDPC codes decoding, as well as convolutional, turbo and iterative coding Considers new areas of application of error correcting codes such as transport coding, code-based cryptosystems and coding for image compression Demonstrates how to use error correcting coding to control such important data characteristics as mean message delay Provides theoretical explanations backed up by numerous real-world examples and practical recommendations Features a companion website containing additional research results including new constructions of LDPC codes, joint error-control coding and synchronization, Reed-Muller codes and their list decoding By progressing from theory through to practical problem solving, this resource contains invaluable advice for researchers, postgraduate students, engineers and computer scientists interested in data communications and applications of coding theory.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Breckland Walks

Author : Simon Malone
ISBN : 1904006310
Genre : Breckland (England)
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Category: Breckland (England)

The Whisper In The Glen

Author : P. M. Hubbard
ISBN : 9781471900860
Genre : Fiction
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When Kate forsakes London to join her husband in the North of Scotland, it is more than a journey to an unfamiliar land. The spirit of the Highland village, invested with ancient clan warfare, works its magic on her; and the foundations of her matter-of-fact marriage, and of her being, shift eerily. Kate soon finds herself enmeshed in the tangle of desires, jealousies and darker emotions that run riot beneath the deceptively calm surface of the ingrown little town. Passions rise in the hills; guilty secrets are laid bare in the valleys; and a lonely and ironic death on a mountainside rights old wrongs. 'One of the most haunting, with a marvellously romantic Highland setting ... eminently satisfying and inevitable' Publishers Weekly
Category: Fiction

Via Ferratas Of The Italian Dolomites Vol 2

Author : Graham Fletcher
ISBN : 9781849653633
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Guidebook to the via ferrata routes of the southern Italian Dolomites. This guide covers via ferrata routes in the major mountain ranges of Civetta, Schiara and Pala as well as those to the west in the Brenta. A significant addition (and, as far as we are aware, not previously published in any English language guidebook) is the inclusion of routes around the northern end of Lake Garda and the Piccole Dolomites north of Vicenza. Here the mountains are generally lower and you can enjoy ferrata climbing over a much extended season, with some routes accessible for most of the year. This is the second in a series of two guidebooks to the via ferratas of the Italian Dolomites. (Volume One covers the eastern, northern and central areas of the Dolomites, while Volume Two completes the picture, focusing on the southern, Brenta and Lake Garda areas.)
Category: Sports & Recreation

Walking In The Auvergne

Author : Rachel Crolla
ISBN : 9781849658973
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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This walking guidebook describes 42 day routes exploring the stunning Auvergne region in central France. The walks are ideal for day walkers and hikers, with routes ranging from easy 5km outings to more challenging 20km hikes. All are illustrated with clear mapping and colour photographs. The guide focuses on the best routes in five different areas, including Cantal, the Chaîne des Puys (Monts Dômes), the Monts Dore, the Haute Loire (Livradois and Velay) and the Montagne Bourbonnaise, with bases including Vichy, Clermont-Ferrand and Puy-en-Velay. The routes in this guidebook offer walking on truly spectacular volcanic landscape, with grassy domes and volcanic bowls and long, rambling ridges, yet the walking is generally suitable (nothing over 1,900m) for all walkers, and the area is both accessible and provides a wide range of cultural and historical (and geological) interest. The guidebook also provides a wide range of practical information for visiting the Auvergne, with accommodation transport, and preparation advice, as well as providing a wealth of detail on the many places of interest along the walks.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Black Spec Magazine Vol 1 Issue 2

Author : Carol C. Hillness
ISBN :
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Speculative fiction trending in a dark direction. Each issue centres around a theme central to a horror / suspense / distopic space in which the magazine dwells. We feature graphic and traditional short stories, poetry, illustration... or any interesting mash-up. We are based in Vancouver, Canada and many of our contributors are up-and-coming artists from its East Side. The magazine is published bi-monthly as a labour of love by its co-producers.
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Shaman Pathways The Druid Shaman

Author : Danu Forest
ISBN : 9781780996165
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 45.7 MB
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Covering the basics of Celtic shamanism, with reference to traditional lore and source materials through the lens of both ancient and modern Druidry and shamanic practice, The Druid Shaman is a well rounded guide, showing the seamless cross over between Druidry and shamanism in the Celtic tradition. It covers topics such as how to attain and work with guides and allies, understanding the spirit realm and interaction with spirits of all kinds, accessing powers of place, traveling the world tree and working with the seven directions and exploring and navigating within the Celtic Otherworld. With practical techniques, exercises and core skills, The Druid Shaman can be used as a practical manual as well as a valuable resource for practicing shamans and druids as well as those new to the subject.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Mandrake Assignment

Author : Trevor Gibbons
ISBN : 9781783060221
Genre : Fiction
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The Mandrake Assignment is a spy thriller with an intriguing plot – full of twists and turns worthy of the best of the genre. Within the broad themes of tragedy, treachery and revenge, the story weaves together intelligence activities against the IRA in Ireland and against jihadist terrorists, the common thread being the illegal arms trade and its ruthless practitioners. John Hunter is an intelligence officer with the British Secret Intelligence Service, MI6. No longer on active operations, he monitors risks of nuclear proliferation, but an alarming new threat emerges which propels him back into an operational role. The Raven, an amoral arms dealer in Pakistan, is planning his most audacious deal yet and Hunter's expertise is required. But the response to personal tragedy on both sides complicates attempts to avert a major terrorist catastrophe. Hunter seeks the truth within a labyrinth of deceit, and the murky trail leads him from his quiet life in Kent to the teeming metropolis of Karachi and the deserts of Baluchistan. The Raven simply seeks bloody revenge. The clash of personal and political motives culminates in a shocking denouement. Much of the story’s action takes place in Pakistan, in the city of Karachi and in exotic locations in Baluchistan. The story also takes the reader to Ireland, Hungary, Holland and Austria. The author brings all these locations alive through his personal experience of them during a busy academic and commercial life. His inspirations as an author are Graham Greene and John Le Carre for their creation of atmosphere, Len Deighton for his clever plots and dialogue, and Frederick Forsyth for his sheer page-turning readability. He feels indebted to all of them for instilling in him his love for this genre of fiction.
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Olympic National Park Touch Of The Tide Pool Crack Of The Glacier

Author : Mike Graf
ISBN : 9780762784110
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Each book in the Adventures with the Parkers series for kids 8-13 takes the Parker family to a popular national park and is packed with adventure as well as interesting facts about park activities, natural history, outdoor safety, and much more. All books have been vetted and approved by park officials and park associations. Each book includes color illustrations and photographs.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Decision Science And Social Risk Management

Author : M.W Merkhofer
ISBN : 9789400946989
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Economists, decision analysts, management scientists, and others have long argued that government should take a more scientific approach to decision making. Pointing to various theories for prescribing and rational izing choices, they have maintained that social goals could be achieved more effectively and at lower costs if government decisions were routinely subjected to analysis. Now, government policy makers are putting decision science to the test. Recent government actions encourage and in some cases require government decisions to be evaluated using formally defined principles 01' rationality. Will decision science pass tbis test? The answer depends on whether analysts can quickly and successfully translate their theories into practical approaches and whether these approaches promote the solution of the complex, highly uncertain, and politically sensitive problems that are of greatest concern to government decision makers. The future of decision science, perhaps even the nation's well-being, depends on the outcome. A major difficulty for the analysts who are being called upon by government to apply decision-aiding approaches is that decision science has not yet evolved a universally accepted methodology for analyzing social decisions involving risk. Numerous approaches have been proposed, including variations of cost-benefit analysis, decision analysis, and applied social welfare theory. Each of these, however, has its limitations and deficiencies and none has a proven track record for application to govern ment decisions involving risk. Cost-benefit approaches have been exten sively applied by the government, but most applications have been for decisions that were largely risk-free.
Category: Technology & Engineering