Workflow Patterns

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ISBN: 9780262029827
Release Date: 2016-02-12
Number of pages: 384
Author: Nick Russell
Publisher: MIT Press

Download and read online Workflow Patterns in PDF and EPUB A comprehensive guide to well-known workflow patterns: recurrent, generic business process constructs, described from the control-flow, data, and resource perspectives.


The Awesome

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ISBN: 9781849979351
Release Date: 2015-05-07
Number of pages: 256
Author: Eva Darrows
Publisher: Ravenstone

Download and read online The Awesome in PDF and EPUB Seventeen-year-old Maggie Cunningham is tough, smart, and sassy. She’s also not like other girls her age, but then, who would be when the family business is monster hunting? Combat boots, ratty hooded sweatshirts, and hair worn short so nothing with claws can get a grip, Maggie’s concerns in life slant more toward survival than fashion or boys. Which presents a problem when Maggie’s mother informs Maggie that she can’t get her journeyman’s license for hunting until she loses her virginity. Something about virgin blood turning vampires into pointy rage monsters. Blood and gore and insides being on the outside and all that. Maggie’s battled ghosts and goblins and her fair share of house brownies, but finding herself a boy-fitting in with her peers-proves a much more daunting task than any monster hunt. Did you know normal girls don’t stuff their bras with holy water balloons? Nor do they carry wooden stakes in their waistbands. And they care about things like “matching” and “footwear.” Of course, they also can’t clean a gun blindfolded, shoot a crossbow, or exorcise ghosts from a house. Which means they’re lame and Maggie’s not. Because Maggie’s awesome. The Awesome, in fact. Just ask her. She’d be more than happy to tell you. After she finds herself a date.


Just My Type

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ISBN: 9781847652928
Release Date: 2010-10-21
Number of pages: 352
Author: Simon Garfield
Publisher: Profile Books

Download and read online Just My Type in PDF and EPUB Just My Type is not just a font book, but a book of stories. About how Helvetica and Comic Sans took over the world. About why Barack Obama opted for Gotham, while Amy Winehouse found her soul in 30s Art Deco. About the great originators of type, from Baskerville to Zapf, or people like Neville Brody who threw out the rulebook, or Margaret Calvert, who invented the motorway signs that are used from Watford Gap to Abu Dhabi. About the pivotal moment when fonts left the world of Letraset and were loaded onto computers ... and typefaces became something we realised we all have an opinion about. As the Sunday Times review put it, the book is 'a kind of Eats, Shoots and Leaves for letters, revealing the extent to which fonts are not only shaped by but also define the world in which we live.' This edition is available with both black and silver covers.


New York Theatre Critics Reviews

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ISBN: UOM:39015060431981
Release Date: 1944
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Download and read online New York Theatre Critics Reviews in PDF and EPUB Theatre critics' reviews brings you the complete reviews from these New York publications and stations whenever covered by the critic: New York daily news, Wall Street journal, Time, New York post, Women's wear daily, WABC-TV, CBS-TV, New York times, Christian Science monitor, Newsweek.


Hunting Unicorns

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ISBN: 0802142087
Release Date: 2005-05
Number of pages: 353
Author: Bella Pollen
Publisher: Grove Press

Download and read online Hunting Unicorns in PDF and EPUB A new novel by the author of All About Men and B Movies chronicles the decline of the aristocracy in England through the Bevan family, a British clan with a storied history and two sons who are ill equipped to survive in a rapidly changing society. Original. 25,000 first printing.


Fast Food Nation

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ISBN: 9780547750330
Release Date: 2012
Number of pages: 362
Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online Fast Food Nation in PDF and EPUB Explores the homogenization of American culture and the impact of the fast food industry on modern-day health, economy, politics, popular culture, entertainment, and food production.


A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

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ISBN: 9780141900520
Release Date: 2006-03-02
Number of pages: 336
Author: Marina Lewycka
Publisher: Penguin UK

Download and read online A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian in PDF and EPUB A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian is bestselling author Marina Lewycka's hilarious and award winning debut novel. 'Two years after my mother died, my father fell in love with a glamorous blonde Ukrainian divorcée. He was eighty-four and she was thirty-six. She exploded into our lives like a fluffy pink grenade, churning up the murky water, bringing to the surface a sludge of sloughed-off memories, giving the family ghosts a kick up the backside.' Sisters Vera and Nadezhda must aside a lifetime of feuding to save their émigré engineer father from voluptuous gold-digger Valentina. With her proclivity for green satin underwear and boil-in-the-bag cuisine, she will stop at nothing in her pursuit of Western wealth. But the sisters' campaign to oust Valentina unearths family secrets, uncovers fifty years of Europe's darkest history and sends them back to roots they'd much rather forget . . . 'It's rare to find a first novel that gets so much right . . . Lewycka is a seriously talented comic writer' Time Out 'Hugely enjoyable...yields a golden harvest of family truths' Daily Telegraph 'Delightful, funny, touching' Spectator Bestselling author Marina Lewkyca has received great critical acclaim since the publication of her hilarious first novel A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian in 2005, which was the winner of the Bollinger Everyman Prize for Comic Fiction 2005, winner of the Saga Award for Wit 2005, shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2005 and longlisted for the Booker prize 2005. Her other humorous novels Two Caravans (published as Strawberry Fields in the USA and Canada), We Are All Made of Glue and Various Pets Alive and Dead are also available from Penguin.


Arborists certification study guide

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ISBN: PSU:000044920203
Release Date: 1993
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Author: Sharon Lilly
Publisher:

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Howl s Moving Castle

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ISBN: 9780062244512
Release Date: 2012-09-25
Number of pages: 448
Author: Diana Wynne Jones
Publisher: Harper Collins

Download and read online Howl s Moving Castle in PDF and EPUB Sophie has the great misfortune of being the eldest of three daughters, destined to fail miserably should she ever leave home to seek her fate. But when she unwittingly attracts the ire of the Witch of the Waste, Sophie finds herself under a horrid spell that transforms her into an old lady. Her only chance at breaking it lies in the ever-moving castle in the hills: the Wizard Howl's castle. To untangle the enchantment, Sophie must handle the heartless Howl, strike a bargain with a fire demon, and meet the Witch of the Waste head-on. Along the way, she discovers that there's far more to Howl—and herself—than first meets the eye.


Gurps Mysteries

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ISBN: 1556347618
Release Date: 2008-09-01
Number of pages: 124
Author: Lisa J. Steele
Publisher: Steve Jackson Games

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That s why We Don t Eat Animals

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ISBN: 9781556437854
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 48
Author: Ruby Roth
Publisher: North Atlantic Books

Download and read online That s why We Don t Eat Animals in PDF and EPUB An introduction to vegetarianism and veganism features an endearing cast of animals shown in both their natural state and in the terrible conditions of the factory farm, describing the negative effects that eating meat has on the environment.


Strange Practice

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ISBN: 9780356508887
Release Date: 2017-07-25
Number of pages: 400
Author: Vivian Shaw
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Strange Practice in PDF and EPUB Meet Greta Helsing, doctor to the undead. After inheriting a highly specialised, and highly peculiar, medical practice, Dr Helsing spends her days treating London's undead for a host of ills: vocal strain in banshees, arthritis in barrow-wights and entropy in mummies. Although barely making ends meet, this is just the quiet, supernatural-adjacent life Greta's dreamed of since childhood. But when a sect of murderous monks emerges, killing human undead and alike, Greta must use all her unusual skills to keep her supernatural clients - and the rest of London - safe. 'A darkly delicious adventure featuring a quirky new heroine. Strange Practice breathes new life into the undead' - James Bennett, author of Chasing Embers


Wild Edibles

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ISBN: 9781583946275
Release Date: 2013-07-16
Number of pages: 296
Author: Sergei Boutenko
Publisher: North Atlantic Books

Download and read online Wild Edibles in PDF and EPUB In this field guide to foraging wild edible plants, Sergei Boutenko (son of raw-food guru Victoria Boutenko) explores the health benefits of wild-harvested food, explains how to safely identify trailside weeds, herbs, fruits, and greens that grow worldwide, and shares his delicious, nutrient-dense recipes. Sergei Boutenko has been gathering wild plants since he was 13, when, early on in a 6-month hike from Mexico to Canada, he and his raw-food family ran out of provisions and turned to foraging for survival in the wild. Back in civilization, Boutenko was dismayed by the inferior quality of store-bought food and industrial agriculture, and began to regularly collect wild plants near his home and on his travels. Now, in Wild Edibles, he shares knowledge gleaned from years of live-food wildcrafting and thriving in harmony with nature. This practical guide to plant foraging gives hikers, backpackers, raw foodists, gardeners, chefs, foodies, DIYers, survivalists, and off-the-grid enthusiasts the tools to identify, harvest, and prepare wild edible plants. The book outlines basic rules for safe wild-food foraging and discusses poisonous plants, plant identification protocol, gathering etiquette, and conservation. Boutenko explores in detail the many rewards of eating wild flora: environmental protection, sustainability, saving money, economic self-sufficiency, and healthy living. He draws on thoroughly researched nutrition science to make a compelling case for the health benefits of a diverse, local-food diet that includes wild greens. The majority of the 60 edible plants described in this field guide can be found worldwide, including common-growing trees. Over 300 color photos make plant identification easy and safe. A chapter containing 67 high-nutrient vegan recipes—including green smoothies, salads and salad dressings, spreads and crackers, main courses, juices, and sweets—provides inspiration to join Sergei on the trail to radiant health. “Wild Edibles: A Practical Guide to Foraging, with Easy Identification of 60 Edible Plants and 67 Recipes has taught me that my backyard is full of free food! Way to go, Sergei.” —John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market From the Trade Paperback edition.


A Sideways Look at Time

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ISBN: 1585423068
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 403
Author: Jay Griffiths
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online A Sideways Look at Time in PDF and EPUB The author takes a fresh look at time, unraveling its many mysteries and looking back at cycles of time that are lost to modern humans. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.


The Winds of Khalakovo

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ISBN: 9781939649010
Release Date: 2011-04-01
Number of pages: 464
Author: Bradley P. Beaulieu
Publisher: Quillings Literary

Download and read online The Winds of Khalakovo in PDF and EPUB Among inhospitable and unforgiving seas stands Khalakovo, a mountainous archipelago of seven islands, its prominent eyrie stretching a thousand feet into the sky. Serviced by windships bearing goods and dignitaries, Khalakovo's eyrie stands at the crossroads of world trade. But all is not well in Khalakovo. Conflict has erupted between the ruling Landed, the indigenous Aramahn, and the fanatical Maharraht, and a wasting disease has grown rampant over the past decade. Now, Khalakovo is to play host to the Nine Dukes, a meeting which will weigh heavily upon Khalakovo's future. When an elemental spirit attacks an incoming windship, murdering the Grand Duke and his retinue, Prince Nikandr, heir to the scepter of Khalakovo, is tasked with finding the child prodigy believed to be behind the summoning. However, Nikandr discovers that the boy is an autistic savant who may hold the key to lifting the blight that has been sweeping the islands. Can the Dukes, thirsty for revenge, be held at bay? Can Khalakovo be saved? The elusive answer drifts upon the Winds of Khalakovo...