Spartan Up

Autore: Joe De Sena
Editore: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544285182
Grandezza: 57,19 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 8302
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"A must read for anyone looking to take his performance to the next level, be it in athletics or in life."—Dean Karnazes, author of Ultra Marathon Man “If there’s anyone out there who has taken extreme to a new level, its Joe De Sena—in adventure racing, in business, and ultimately in the business of adventure! Spartan Up! is must-read.”—Robyn Benincasa, world champion adventure racer and New York Times best-selling author of How Winning Works What do marathoners do when 26.2 miles just isn’t enough anymore? They try obstacle racing, combining the endurance challenges of a marathon with the mind- and body-bending rigors of overcoming obstacles along the way. At the heart of this phenomenon is Joe De Sena, the driving force behind the Spartan Race. De Sena overcame his own obstacles—working his way from Queens to Wall Street to legendary extreme athlete—by adhering to a simple philosophy: commit to a goal, put in the work, and get it done. From that philosophy, as played out now for millions across trails, through mud, and up mountainsides, the Spartan Race was born. Filled with unforgettable stories of Spartan racers as well as hard-won truths learned along the course, Spartan Up! will help you reach your full potential in whatever you set out to do. “Have you ever wanted to be more, been stuck in a funk, or simply wanted make life poignant? Look no further because Spartan Up! is your catalyst. Loaded with real life inspiration and lessons, Joe De Sena uses his supercharged success in life, business, and sports to deliver the nuggets. This is an easy and juicy read; succinct, powerful, and relevant.” —Ian Adamson, world champion adventure racer and author of Runner’s World Guide to Adventure Racing

Brasil Calend Rio Tur Stico

Grandezza: 75,44 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 7691
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Historia Del Arte Mexicano Arte Contempor Neo

Autore: Juan Salvat
ISBN: 9789683202352
Grandezza: 56,75 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 5075
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Myths Of Empire

Autore: Jack Snyder
Editore: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 0801468590
Grandezza: 27,36 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 2053
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Overextension is the common pitfall of empires. Why does it occur? What are the forces that cause the great powers of the industrial era to pursue aggressive foreign policies? Jack Snyder identifies recurrent myths of empire, describes the varieties of overextension to which they lead, and criticizes the traditional explanations offered by historians and political scientists. He tests three competing theories—realism, misperception, and domestic coalition politics—against five detailed case studies: early twentieth-century Germany, Japan in the interwar period, Great Britain in the Victorian era, the Soviet Union after World War II, and the United States during the Cold War. The resulting insights run counter to much that has been written about these apparently familiar instances of empire building.

The Everything Word Search Book

Autore: Charles Timmerman
Editore: Everything Books
ISBN: 1593374313
Grandezza: 42,91 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 234
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Can't get enough of word searches? With over 250 word search puzzles, The Everything Word Search Book is a perfect companion for anyone who loves to solve these clever conundrums. Written by Charles Timmerman, the creator and founder of, this interactive book will titillate puzzle crackers of all abilities. Word searches are organized by clever chapter themes that will keep you guessing--and smiling! Puzzles include: On the Job - know the ropes Alive! - endangered species Celebratory - birthday party Fun and Games - Olympic sports Melodies - rock and roll Big Bucks! - business leaders Laugh, relax, and improve your solving skills and visual reflexes--The Everything Word Search Book has it all!

Scribes Script And Books

Autore: Leila Avrin
Editore: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838910386
Grandezza: 41,33 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 3951
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In this detailed overview of the history of the handmade book, Avrin looks at the development of scripts and styles of illumination, the making of manuscripts, and the technological processes involved in paper-making and book-binding.

Too Cool To Be Forgotten

Autore: Alex Robinson
Editore: Top Shelf Productions
ISBN: 1603092234
Grandezza: 56,85 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 3909
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ONE OF AMAZON.COM'S TOP 10 GRAPHIC NOVELS OF THE YEAR! WINNER OF THE HARVEY AWARD FOR BEST ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL! Selected for the Texas Library Association's Maverick Graphic Novel Reading List! "My favorite comic of the year."--Jeff Smith, creator of Bone "This is Alex Robinson's best book, and one of the rare comics not written by Stan Lee to perfectly capture the tragedy and triumph of being a teenager. Totally recommended."--Brian K. Vaughan, author of Y: The Last Man, Ex Machina, and Pride of Baghdad "With this slim volume, Robinson cements his reputation as a master cartoonist."--Publishers Weekly "Touching and funny ... By the story's end, wish fulfillment has become something much more challenging and, frankly, beautiful. There's a lot going on in this little book."--Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing Andy Wicks is a forty-something father of two who's tried everything to quit smoking -- from going cold turkey, to the latest patches and nicotine chewing gums -- so he figures he'll give this hypnosis thing a try. What's the worst that could happen? Unfortunately, Andy gets dealt a fate worse than death -- high school! Transported back to 1985, Andy returns to his formative years as a gangly, awkward teenager. Is he doomed to relive the mistakes of his past, or has he been given a second chance to get things right? One thing's for sure: this time he's going to ask out that girl from math class... Presented as a gorgeously formatted hardcover graphic novel.

Native American Medicinal Plants

Autore: Daniel E. Moerman
Editore: Timber Press (OR)
ISBN: 0881929875
Grandezza: 35,78 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 7773
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Describing the medicinal uses of over 2,700 plants by 218 Native American tribes, the author organizes his extensive research into eighty-two categories--including contraceptives, gastrointestinal aids, sedatives, toothache remedies, and more--and provides indexes arranged by tribe, usage, and common name, as well as 150 line drawings.