Knack Bridge For Everyone

Autore: D. Crisfield
Editore: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762761784
Grandezza: 51,40 MB
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Bridge is a famously challenging card game, one that's next to impossible to learn without a whole host of visual aids. But books on the subject all too often seem to ignore this. Enter Knack Bridge for Everyone, which takes a step-by-step, visual approach to explaining the game clearly to beginners and intermediates. With 400 full-color photos, as well as numerous charts and diagrams, it begins with the rules and the fundamentals of bidding, play, defense, and scoring. It then takes the bidding up a notch by introducing more bidding techniques and strategies for winning.

Knack Chess For Everyone

Autore: Al Lawrence
Editore: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762762713
Grandezza: 68,18 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 9705
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Chess is a refreshing pastime for most players, and an all-encompassing obsession for a few. And yet much of chess literature—heavy on notation, low on useful illustrations, frustrating for the beginner—is directed at those already in the know. Knack Chess for Everyone provides an alternative: a clear, understandable, and fun entry into chess that doesn’t ignore the complexities and challenges. Photographs of actual game boards, often paired with a diagram, represent the perspective of the player looking at the pieces. The book clearly explains the rules of play and movement of pieces, and then gradually introduces various tactics and strategies.

Knack Guitar For Everyone

Autore: Dick Weissman
Editore: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762766360
Grandezza: 66,48 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 7982
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Knack Guitar for Everyone is a self-instruction book for beginners to intermediates, fully illustrated with 350 full-color photographs and more than fifty exercises and songs in musical notation. By Dick Weismann, who is the author of numerous successful music books and has performed on the Today Show, it covers everything one needs to know about the instrument itself—the parts, different kinds of guitars, care for guitars—and provides the basics of reading guitar music and playing. Lessons are geared toward achievable results, and sidebars address various styles and techniques. Plus, there are a book's worth of play-along audio tracks available for free at knackbooks.com/guitar.

Knack Kayaking For Everyone

Autore: Bill Burnham
Editore: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762762586
Grandezza: 75,43 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 4619
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Knack Kayaking for Everyone is the most visually driven and yet informative guide to every aspect of an aquatic sport whose popularity has skyrocketed in recent years. The first chapters comprise an idea-packed buying guide to kayak design, kayak features, accessories, and gear. The book then presents step-by-step information on transporting, launching and landing, basic and advanced strokes, techniques, navigation, rescues, and expedition planning. In addition, it fully explores recreational (flatwater) kayaking, whitewater kayaking, and sea kayaking, providing instructions for each. Ideas for fun and games and special paddlers (children, the elderly, the handicapped) are also included, as are chapters on weather and first aid.

Knack Piano For Everyone

Autore: Margaret Ann Martin
Editore: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762766379
Grandezza: 17,89 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
Vista: 1907
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Download play-along audio tracks at knackbooks.com/piano. Knack Piano for Everyone is a self-instruction book for beginners to intermediates, fully illustrated with full-color photographs and musical notation. The book will teach readers everything a beginner should know about the instrument itself—the parts, different kinds of pianos, care for pianos—and then provide the basics of reading piano music and playing. Download play-along audio tracks at knackbooks.com/piano. The book will include: * An explanation of how the piano works. * An exploration of the instrument, sitting correctly, playing all over the keyboard on the black keys. * Finding familiar tunes on the piano. * Music notation, where it comes from, directions (up and down) on the keyboard and on the music page. Lessons will be geared toward achievable results for the reader without any prior knowledge of music, but also contain sidebars on various styles and techniques for the more advanced reader. By the end of the book, the reader will be able to play some basic songs, including some that will be provided in the Appendix.

Knack Pool Billiards

Autore: Bruce Barthelette
Editore: Globe Pequot
ISBN: 9781599219592
Grandezza: 80,96 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 7840
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This book covers all aspects of the sport, from choosing equipment, keeping score, and dissecting a variety of games (Snooker, Eight Ball, and Cut Throat among them). It also offers helpful tips on holding the cue and getting the proper angles.

A Knack For Knowing Things

Autore: Donald Harold Boxmeyer
Editore: Minnesota Historical Society Press
ISBN: 9780873514651
Grandezza: 40,23 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 1513
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Countdown To Winning Bridge

Autore: Tim Bourke
Editore: Master Point Press
ISBN: 9781894154055
Grandezza: 74,40 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 488
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Did you ever notice how the bridge experts always seem to know where every card is? How their finesses always seem to succeed? How their guesses are nearly always perfect? This book won't teach you to play quite that well, but it will introduce you to some very simple techniques that the experts use on play and defense. As declarer or defender, counting the hand is the one thing that will help you the most. But how do you keep track of all those cards? This book will show you how - explaining the tricks of the trade, and helping anyone who can count to thirteen to become a much better player. Full of practical examples of how to apply the information you get from counting, this book is sure to improve your game.

The Bridge That Arched The Flood

Autore: Robert L. Bruska
Editore: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1465329579
Grandezza: 42,11 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 7833
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The Education Of A Bridge Player

Autore: Howard Schenken
Editore: Simon & Schuster
ISBN:
Grandezza: 52,87 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 1600
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Lady S Realm

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Grandezza: 69,73 MB
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Existence

Autore: David Brin
Editore: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405515066
Grandezza: 80,87 MB
Formato: PDF, Docs
Vista: 3264
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OUR CONTINUED EXISTENCE WAS NEVER A GIVEN. Year after year, humanity has survived the main pitfalls awaiting us - natural disasters, nuclear war, rising seas. But when an alien artefact is found floating in Earth's orbit, it pushes our troubled world to the brink of chaos. Is this a message in a bottle bringing peace and enlightenment from the stars? Or a warning, threatening to destroy what little stability mankind has achieved? The world is divided - holding its breath. Soon we will know the secret of existence. Brilliant and gripping, David Brin's novel of the near future is the work of a modern master of science fiction.

A Northrop Frye Chrestomathy

Autore: Robert D. Denham
Editore: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443873055
Grandezza: 37,19 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 2552
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This chrestomathy is a selection of passages from the previously unpublished writings of Northrop Frye, much of it coming from his notebooks and diaries, which are now a part of his Collected Works (1996–2012). The passages, arranged alphabetically, form a discontinuous series of reflections on diverse topics that are worthy of extracting from their original source. The passages gathered here are aphoristic, insightful, clever, startling, amusing, contrarian, curious, powerful, salty, irreverent, unguarded, or otherwise noteworthy in the way they reveal Frye’s fertile mind at work. Frye is Canada’s greatest literary critic, and a good argument can be made that he is the greatest critical presence internationally of the last century. This book showcases the seeds of the ideas he often developed in his books and essays. The passages range widely across Frye’s sixty-year writing career, extending from the early 1930s until just before his death in 1991.

Sisters On The Bridge Of Fire

Autore: Debra Denker
Editore: Schaffner PressInc
ISBN:
Grandezza: 35,45 MB
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Vista: 5901
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A female journalist describes her odyssey through the Asian nations of Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and Tibet, detailing her relationships with the people she encounters along the way, from Afghan Mujahideen fighters and their families to aides at Mother Teresa's hospice in Calcutta. Original.

The Bridge Of The Golden Wood

Autore: Karl Beckstrand
Editore: Premio Publishing
ISBN: 9780985398811
Grandezza: 79,94 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 8068
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(Career ideas, business) "Masterful ... An immensely appealing book because of its readable style ... and its realistic but soft Asian-style illustrations." - Crystie Cook, poet. Selected by Vermont's Office of Treasurer for financial literacy curriculum. A child with a knack for solving problems helps some hungry fish and finds a treasure. Illustrated folk tale teaches how to spot opportunities to help others and make money; comes with ideas for businesses; job ideas, money-making activities; and online resources on finding customers, managing money, career success, and moving up in an organization (for kids ages 4 and up). Young children will be captivated by the story; older ones will want to apply the things they learn. Teach someone to fish. A great graduation gift; this how-to book on the value of work bridges the gap between what kids learn in school about jobs, small business, finance, economics, and what they should know (how to serve others). 530 English words in dyslexic-friendly font by former Silicon Valley recruiter and award-winning author Karl Beckstrand (Mini-mysteries for Minors [multicultural/bilingual series]), illustrations by Yaniv Cahoua and Karl Beckstrand. 26-page, 8.5"x 8.5" hard cover, soft cover, and ebook (entrepreneurship picture book/textbook on money and saving with Chinese boy and red panda). Premio Publishing & Gozo Books Sept. 2017 (see online career/money resources: ChildrenEarn.com, worldwide rights © July 2017) PremioBooks.com, Amazon/Kindle, Baker & Taylor, Barnes & Noble/Nook, Brodart, EBSCO, Flipkart, Follett, iBooks, Ingram, Inktera, Kobo, Mackin, OverDrive, Oyster, SCRIBD, txtr, and select retailers. LCCN: 2016949820, JUV009090, JUV006000, JUV012060, JUV039220, JUV030020, JUV063000, BUS025000, BUS012010, BUS060000, BUS019000, BUS075000, BUS048000, BUS029000, eISBN: 978-1370287222, paper ISBN: 978-1536889864, hard cover ISBN: 978-0985398811

American National Biography

Autore: John Arthur Garraty
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 32,35 MB
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Review: "Over 10 years in the making, American National Biography is a fascinating study of the people who have shaped the United States. Why replace the Dictionary of American Biography instead of merely updating it through supplements? Because the editors include new scholarship and people who were missed in the original, especially women and ethnic minorities. Numbering 24 volumes and containing 17,500 entries, the work offers readable, informative, and critical biographies for each subject, the location of their papers (if they exist), and selective bibliographies. Excellent indexes--subject, contributor, place of birth, and occupation--enhance use. This is an outstanding set that will be heavily consulted for many years to come."--"Outstanding reference sources 2000", American Libraries, May 2000. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA

Crowley S Tomb

Autore: Casey Moore
Editore: Casey Moore
ISBN: 0692277846
Grandezza: 22,45 MB
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Vista: 1312
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Come take a journey into the mind of madness, through the Chambers of Hell where no one can prepare you for what lurks in the darkness. Wandering the cemetery can be frightening; unfortunately, stumbling into the gates of Crowley’s Tomb will be the most disturbing moments of your life. Here, there are no places to run. Your prayers will fall on deaf ears, your screams ignored. A band of brothers called the Cemetery Boys will take you on a non-stop, heart-pounding ride through the underworld where they will battle against their own demons, the enemy and paranormal elements. Be Sure to Check Out Crowley's Tomb Terrifying and Mind-Blowing Trailer on YouTube.

Hong Kong China

Autore: Ralph Arnote
Editore: Forge Books
ISBN: 1466801697
Grandezza: 30,38 MB
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Vista: 3570
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1997: Hong Kong, China. No longer a prize of British colonialism, Hong Kong will enter a new realm of history as China reclaims what she sees as her most wayward child. No one knows what this change will bring. Will this become a new era of peace and prosperity for the city, uniting the people with a common goal and vision, all working for the glory of China? Or will this mean the destruction of Hong Kong's way of life, a withdrawal of all the liberties enjoyed by the island's residents by a mainland government that views all trade as state secrets and the press as an enemy of the People's Republic? Change can bring joy--but more often it brings fear. Among the varied individuals confronting this historic change: Brandon Poole: One of Hong Kong's richest industrialists, he is a British aristocrat whose family helped colonize the city and whose love for it will keep him there...perhaps long past the time of safety. Lacy Lock: A New York investment banker who comes to Hong Kong to make her mark and winds up with much more than she ever bargained for. Cloud Van Hooten: A Dutch businessman hungry for success, whose dreams have drawn him to this city and whose love for one woman may doom them both. Moia Hsu: A beautiful Chinese intellectual with ties to Beijing, whose love for Van Hooten and her country are tearing her apart. These four people--and all the teeming masses of this wondrous place--will face the destiny of Hong Kong together. And the question all will seek the answer to is...Will the dragon destroy it's most precious treasure? At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Second Half Of Marriage

Autore: David and Claudia Arp
Editore: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310863937
Grandezza: 25,92 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 2305
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Your children are gone or leaving soon. It's time to focus once again on your own future and especially on your marriage. What's in store for the second half? David and Claudia Arp provide answers and practical help in this groundbreaking book. Drawing on their national survey of hundreds of "second-half" couples, the Arps reveal eight marital challenges every long-term marriage faces, and they offer strategies and exercises for meeting each of them. The Second Half of Marriage will challenge you to create a vision for the rest of your life together -- and inspire you to make that vision a reality.

Hotel Alpha

Autore: Mark Watson
Editore: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447243307
Grandezza: 27,34 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 4192
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Howard York - self-made man and founder of London's extraordinary Hotel Alpha - is one of those people who makes you feel that anything is possible. He is idolized by his blind adopted son, Chas, and Graham, the inimitable concierge, whose lives revolve around the Alpha. But when two mysterious disappearances raise questions that no one seems willing to answer, Chas and Graham must ask themselves whether Howard's vision of the perfect hotel has been built on secrets as well as dreams . . . Captivating, brilliant and full of surprises, Hotel Alpha is an ingenious novel about the incidental and life-changing ways in which we connect with one another. You can discover more about the hotel and its inhabitants in 100 extra stories at www.hotelalphastories.com.