Download E-books San Francisco: A Map of Perceptions (Page-Barbour Lectures) PDF

San Francisco is a urban designed for artists and wanderers. From North seashore, to Chinatown, to the chilly, tough surf of Ocean seashore, to Marin, either viewers and lifetime citizens have unending possibilities to discover new neighborhoods, constructions, environments, and cultures simply by stepping into the auto, hopping on a cable motor vehicle, or by means of easily jogging round the block.

In San Francisco: A Map of Perceptions, the architect Andrea Ponsi unravels the multifaceted great thing about one among America’s favourite towns, introducing even those that have lived there for years to nuances usually left unseen. Ponsi, a local of Florence who lived in San Francisco for a few years, lyrically describes lifestyle within the urban, from a café in North seashore the place he sits subsequent to Lawrence Ferlinghetti, to the de younger Museum ("a stable mass, a coarse yet stylish physique, faceted yet compact") and the Academy of Sciences ("an airy, obvious construction, lace made from glass and narrow columns"), to Alcatraz ("an deserted send, a Flying Dutchman set adrift that bears the indicators of a lifetime of torment"), or even to the buffalo who dwell in Golden Gate Park.

As along with his publication on Florence, Ponsi right here unearths a deeply own examine what it’s prefer to dwell in and love a urban. Having the original point of view of getting been either an insider and an interloper to San Francisco, he speaks to us within the manner we dream an architect could, taking pictures the city’s varied but emblematic constructions via smooth watercolor and line drawings, whereas additionally providing poetic descriptions of the underlying smells, sounds, and lightweight of its many neighborhoods.

A excellent stability of textual content and illustrations, San Francisco: A Map of Perceptions bargains not just a advisor for these traveling or returning to the town but additionally a compelling invitation for citizens to revisit the totally designated position during which they live.

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Download E-books Positive Thinking (Essential Managers) PDF

By Susan Quilliam

Find out the way to be optimistic, confident and stay a convinced and fulfilled lifestyles following specialist information, recommendations and checklists. ensure the glass is usually half-full as you discover ways to imagine absolutely either in own occasions. tips to deal with worry, anger and unhappiness via assessing considering styles and altering destructive perceptions and enhance your lifestyles.

Explore varied thoughts for making confident adjustments and positioned them into motion simply by valuable movement charts, diagrams and precious examples. keep on with as a whole path, or dip out and in of issues for fast reference.

Life-enhancing tips in a convenient layout - take it at any place existence takes you!

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Download E-books Survive Another Day (Dangerous Days - Zombie Apocalypse Book 2) PDF

By Baileigh Higgins

The lifeless Rise

A number of brief tales according to the e-book: final one other Day

When Brian is attacked through a mad guy, he unwittingly takes the virus domestic to his wife.
The outbreak hits the streets of Johannesburg, and a terrified younger mom is pressured into the streets. Will she and her kids live to tell the tale the night?
One courageous guy gathers up a small band, and jointly they conflict their approach around the loose nation, hoping to arrive a secure haven.

Will they survive?

Read extra approximately a few of your favourite characters from final one other Day and research extra approximately a number of the lesser identified characters and their frequently tragic stories.

A Zombie Apocalypse Novel

Warning: comprises violence and robust language

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Download E-books HTML5 for Publishers PDF

By Sanders Kleinfeld

HTML5 is revolutionizing the net, and now it really is coming for your e-book reader! With the discharge of the EPUB three specification, HTML5 help is formally part of the EPUB typical, and publishers may be able to take complete benefit of HTML5's wealthy characteristic set so as to add wealthy media and interactivity to their booklet content.

HTML5 for Publishers supplies an summary of a few of the main intriguing beneficial properties HTML5 presents to publication content material creators--audio/video, geolocation, and the Canvas--and exhibits the way to placed them in motion. learn the way to:

  • Intersperse audio/video with textual content
  • Create a graphing calculator to demonstrate algebraic equations at the Canvas
  • Use geolocation to customise a piece of fiction with info from the reader's locale
  • Employ MathML to create an interactive equation solver
  • Make a coloring booklet utilizing SVG and JavaScript

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Download E-books Mira's Last Dance (Penric & Desdemona Book 4) PDF

By Lois McMaster Bujold

In this sequel to the novella “Penric’s Mission”, the injured Penric, a Temple sorcerer and realized divine, attempts to steer the betrayed basic Arisaydia and his widowed sister Nikys around the final hundred miles of adversarial Cedonia to defense within the Duchy of Orbas. within the city of Sosie the fugitive get together encounters unforeseen delays, or even extra unforeseen possibilities and dangers, because the courtesan Mira of Adria, one of many ten lifeless girls whose imprints make up the character of the chaos demon Desdemona, involves the fore along with her personal particular expertise.

Fourth novella within the “Penric and Desdemona” series.

“A novella choked with a delightful combination of sturdy characters and wry humor.” (re Penric’s Demon)
- Publisher’s Weekly

“Bujold could not symbolize badly if threatened with a firing squad, and what fairly retains one turning the pages is the interesting solid of characters.” (re PALADIN OF SOULS)
- Booklist

“Compelling characters and richly certain international building.” (re THE CURSE OF CHALION)
- Library Journal

“Bujold's transforming of a vintage romantic scenario is extraordinary via its environment in a well-crafted global and masterly construction of characters whose fates will maintain readers turning the pages.” (re THE HALLOWED HUNT)
- Booklist

about the author:
Lois McMaster Bujold used to be born in 1949, the daughter of an engineering professor at Ohio kingdom collage, from whom she picked up her early curiosity in technological know-how fiction. She now lives in Minneapolis, and has grown kids. She all started writing with the purpose e-book in 1982. She wrote 3 novels in 3 years; in October of 1985, all 3 offered to Baen Books, launching her occupation. Bujold went directly to write many different books for Baen, regularly that includes her well known personality Miles Naismith Vorkosigan, his family members, buddies, and enemies. Her books were translated into over twenty languages. Her myth from Eos comprises the award-winning Chalion sequence and the Sharing Knife series.

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Download E-books The Collapse of the Theory of Evolution in 20 Questions PDF

By Harun Yahya

The speculation of Evolution has been round for a hundred and fifty years, and has had an excellent impression at the approach humans examine the realm. This booklet considers the invalidity of the idea of evolution at a lay point. Evolutionists’ claims on definite concerns are spoke back to with questions which are commonly asked, the meanings of which aren't frequently understood. The solutions supplied during this publication are available in additional clinical aspect in different Harun Yahya books reminiscent of The Evolution Deceit, and Darwinism Refuted.

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Download E-books Lektüreschlüssel. Friedrich Dürrenmatt: Der Richter und sein Henker: Reclam Lektüreschlüssel (German Edition) PDF

By Theodor Pelster

Der Lektüreschlüssel erschließt Friedrich Dürrenmatts "Der Richter und sein Henker". Um eine Interpretation als Zentrum gruppieren sich 10 wichtige Verständniszugänge:
* Erstinformation zum Werk
* Inhaltsangabe
* Personen (Konstellationen)
* Werk-Aufbau (Strukturskizze)
* Wortkommentar
* Interpretation
* Autor und Zeit
* Rezeption
* "Checkliste" zur Verständniskontrolle
* Lektüretipps mit Filmempfehlungen

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