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Reflex, the analytic database system : user's guide.

Reflex, the analytic database system : user's guide.

by Borland International

Reflex is Fantastic ahead of its' Time

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5out of 5 by Ishmael 2 hours ago

Reflex is Fantastic ahead of its' time when it first came out and ahead of it's time Now, It does things that predicative analytics and predicative software have yet to do. This is why I'm ... More

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Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson

Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson

by Mitch Albom

Tuesdays with Morrie

4out of 5 by Ramtin 4 hours ago

The novel, Tuesdays with Morrie written by Mitch Albom, teaches us how to prepare ourselves for death by having a life full of passion. The story is based on truth, and it is about a sociology ... More

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Scott Joplin: Treemonisha

Scott Joplin: Treemonisha

performed by Ben Harney (vocals), Betty Allen (vocals), Carmen Balthrop (vocals), Cora Johnson (vocals), Curtis Rayam (vocals), Dorceal Duckens (vocals), Dwight Ransom (vocals), Edward Pierson (vocals), Kenneth Hicks (vocals), Raymond Bazemore (vocals)

Joplin's Treemonisha

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 5 hours ago

Scott Joplin (1867/68 -- 1917) was one of the earliest composers with the ambition of combining African-American and classical musical forms. He is best-known for his ragtime compositions for the ... More

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The Quantum of Explanation: Whitehead's Radical Empiricism

The Quantum of Explanation: Whitehead's Radical Empiricism

by Randall E Auxier

A New Study Of Whitehead's Philosophy

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 6 hours ago

Alfred North Whitehead (1861 -- 1947) was co-author with his student, Bertrand Russell, of the famous work on logic, "Principia Mathematica" (1910 -- 1913). Whitehead slowly broadened his ... More

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The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology

The American Psychiatric Association Publishing Textbook of Psychopharmacology

by American Psychiatric Association Publishing

No longer a reference text

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1out of 5 by Harry F 11 hours ago

Do not buy this. I am sorry I did. To me, it is worse than useless, because it contains only half the information contained in the previous (4th) edition. As a result, if I have a patient care ... More

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Charlotte's Web

Charlotte's Web

by E B White

Classic Remembered

5out of 5 by Karen Lee N 14 hours ago

This title was a must for my grandchildren to read; what better place than Grandma's house. The once familiar story of Charlotte is not as popular though it's message is ageless. I recommend every ... More

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Irena's Children: A True Story of Courage

Irena's Children: A True Story of Courage

by Tilar J Mazzeo

History in real Terms

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5out of 5 by Karen Lee N 14 hours ago

A pointed factual revelation of the undaunting spirit of a woman who made it her mission to rescue children during the reign of Hitler. It is important this this account be remembered lest the events ... More

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Friendly Fire: The Secret War Between the Allies

Friendly Fire: The Secret War Between the Allies

by Lynn Picknett

Thought-provoking

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4out of 5 by thehistorianshamedme 16 hours ago

Essentially this is a thought-provoking history book. Where others may try to assimilate all the writing on the war to provide an attitude that lines up new facts (or accounts) with the published ... More

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Fundamentals of Power Electronics

Fundamentals of Power Electronics

by Robert W Erickson

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5out of 5 by Parthasarathy N 17 hours ago

Excellent book at a lower price. Highly recommended. More

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At the Mercy of the Mountains: True Stories of Survival and Tragedy in New York's Adirondacks

At the Mercy of the Mountains: True Stories of Survival and Tragedy in New York's Adirondacks

by Peter Bronski

Be prepared!

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5out of 5 by quasar 19 hours ago

The theme of this book (possibly unintentional) is 'mother nature doesn't care about anyone'. These stories show that even those who go into the woods with skill and proper equipment may not come ... More

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Fred the Frog & Baby Moses

Fred the Frog & Baby Moses

by Janie Turner Miller-Ferrell

Fred the Frog and Baby Moses

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5out of 5 by janie ferrell 19 hours ago

Fred the Frog and Baby Moses is an awesome book for any child. I should know...I WROTE IT. HOWEVER, no one is going to purchase it at the price the 3rd party set. Anything above $20 is outrageous. ... More

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Somewhere in Time

Somewhere in Time

by Iron Maiden

Another Good album from the Beast

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4out of 5 by CEDRIC S 21 hours ago

Another good album from the Beast my favourite song are the Duellists More

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We were there at the Boston Tea Party.

We were there at the Boston Tea Party.

by Robert N. Webb

A Good Historical Novel of the Boston Tea Party

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5out of 5 by FanOfTimeLifeBooks 1 day ago

We Were There: The Boston Tea Party is an entertaining yet informative junior novel of the Boston Tea Party of December 1773. Jeremy and Deliverance Winthrop (a brother and sister) become involved ... More

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Beethoven: Complete String Quartets, Vol. 5

Beethoven: Complete String Quartets, Vol. 5

performed by Lawrence Dutton (viola), Quartetto di Cremona

A Songful Performance In A Beethoven Quartet Cycle

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 1 day ago

The lyrical, songlike aspects of Beethoven receive emphasis in this fifth volume of the 16 Beethoven string quartets by the Quartetto Di Cremona. Founded by students of the Cremonese Conservatory, ... More

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History of the Moravian Mission Among the Indians on the White River in Indiana

History of the Moravian Mission Among the Indians on the White River in Indiana

by Harry Emilius Stocker

not as described

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1out of 5 by mark r 1 day ago

Arrived with open package and damaged book-in addition, the text is not that of the title-i have an older copy of the title, and the text is completely different. Complete rip off. Don't buy this ... More

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The Christmas Blessing

The Christmas Blessing

by Melody Carlson

A true Christmas Blessing during World War

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5out of 5 by squiresj 1 day ago

Have kleenex handy. At times you will need them. Amelia learns her intended has been shot down and considered dead. She had their marriage license filled out but wedding never took place. James ... More

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When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America

When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America

by Professor Ira Katznelson

Aspirational

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5out of 5 by myzulu2 1 day ago

I love historical truths. The book hits it out of the park. These are the facts of how we've arrived at our present state of racial and economic inequality. More

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Herman Melville

Herman Melville

by Elizabeth Hardwick

Melville's Sleepless Nights

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4out of 5 by Gissinglover 1 day ago

After reading Elizabeth Hardwick's lyrical introspective 1979 novel, "Sleepless Nights", I turned to this book to learn how Hardwick viewed one of my favorite authors. Born in Kentucky, Elizabeth ... More

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Sleepless Nights

Sleepless Nights

by Elizabeth Hardwick

Sleepless Nights

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 1 day ago

I first read Elizabeth Hardwick's short novel "Sleepless Nights" (1979) on a long trip early in the 1980s during a time of change for me. I was greatly moved by the book at the time. The factors ... More

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Punisher: War Zone

Punisher: War Zone

directed by Lexi Alexander
Ray Stevenson, Dominic West, Julie Benz, Doug Hutchison, Colin Salmon

Punisher War Zone

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5out of 5 by Dr.Quency 1 day ago

Excellent Movie for the action movie genre. You get the Rock-Jawed silent hero against the world of evil type played to perfection by Ray Stevenson of the rough and tumble "Spartacus" movie franchise ... More

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The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference

by Malcolm Gladwell

New Perspective

5out of 5 by Bean Moreno 2 days ago

I found this book very enjoyable. Mr Gladwell gave 3 main points in which relate to almost all epidemics. the first was ¨ The Law of the Few¨ which was in which a social group was created and people ... More

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What's Your Game?

What's Your Game?

by Stacey Truell

Fantastic Story

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5out of 5 by Martha 2 days ago

When I first heard about this book I was skeptical, but decided to read it. Once I began reading the story it hit me that people really do play games and most of them backfire. Lol.. Not only did I ... More

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First in Peace: How George Washington Set the Course for America

First in Peace: How George Washington Set the Course for America

by Conor Cruise O'Brien, Christopher Hitchens (Introduction by)

George Washington And The French Revolution

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4out of 5 by Gissinglover 2 days ago

I found Cruise O'Brien's last book, "First in Peace" (2009) in the process of searching for something to read in celebration of Presidents' Day. The late Conor Cruise O'Brien (1917 - 2008) was an ... More

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Losing Battles

Losing Battles

by Eudora Welty

Winning While Losing

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4out of 5 by Gissinglover 2 days ago

Published in 1970, "Losing Battles" was the fourth of Eudora Welty's (1909 -- 2001) five novels and her first since 1954. Welty worked on and off again on this novel for fifteen years, with long ... More

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Treatment of the Postmenopausal Woman: Basic and Clinical Aspects

Treatment of the Postmenopausal Woman: Basic and Clinical Aspects

by Rogerio A Lobo (Editor)

NO TRACKING AVAILABLE

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5out of 5 by ANDREW S 2 days ago

I used to always be able to track the shipment of each book! Why is there no longer any option available to do that? More

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