Pimp

Author: Iceberg Slim
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451617143
Release Date: 2011-05-10
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

“[In Pimp], Iceberg Slim breaks down some of the coldest, capitalist concepts I’ve ever heard in my life.” —Dave Chappelle, from his Nextflix special The Bird Revelation Pimp sent shockwaves throughout the literary world when it published in 1969. Iceberg Slim’s autobiographical novel offered readers a never-before-seen account of the sex trade, and an unforgettable look at the mores of Chicago’s street life during the 1940s, 50s, and 60s. In the preface, Slim says it best, “In this book, I will take you, the reader, with me into the secret inner world of the pimp.” An immersive experience unlike anything before it, Pimp would go on to sell millions of copies, with translations throughout the world. And it would have a profound impact upon generations of writers, entertainers, and filmmakers, making it the classic hustler’s tale that never seems to go out of style.

The Mystery Series

Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher:
ISBN: 1405275715
Release Date: 2015-01-29
Genre: Children's stories, English

Follow the "Five Find-Outers" - Pip, Bets, Larry, Daisy, Fatty, and Buster - as they solve the most unusual mysteries. Each comprising three books, collect all five volumes for the complete "Mystery Series."The fourth installment collects stories ten, eleven, and twelve in the series:"The Mystery of the Strange Bundle""The Mystery of Holly Lane""The Mystery of Tally-Ho Cottage"

By the People

Author: Professor of Political Science James Morone
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0190298898
Release Date: 2016-12-23
Genre:

The past two years have been anything but "politics as usual" in the United States. By The People, Brief Third Edition, reflects the dynamism of American government and politics with new teaching and learning tools that prepare students to ENGAGE, THINK, and DEBATE now more than ever before. In a storytelling approach that weaves contemporary examples together with historical context, By the People: Debating American Government, Brief Third Edition, explores the themes and ideas that drive the great debates in American government and politics. It introduces students to big questions like Who governs? How does our system of government work? What does government do? and Who are we? By challenging students with these questions, the text gets them to think about, engage with, and debate the merits of U.S. government and politics.

Ajax Hacks

Author: Bruce W. Perry
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596550011
Release Date: 2006-03-21
Genre: Computers

Ajax, the popular term for Asynchronous JavaScript and XML, is one of the most important combinations of technologies for web developers to know these days. With its rich grouping of technologies, Ajax developers can create interactive web applications with XML-based web services, using JavaScript in the browser to process the web server response. Taking complete advantage of Ajax, however, requires something more than your typical "how-to" book. What it calls for is Ajax Hacks from O'Reilly. This valuable guide provides direct, hands-on solutions that take the mystery out of Ajax's many capabilities. Each hack represents a clever way to accomplish a specific task, saving you countless hours of searching for the right answer. A smart collection of 80 insider tips and tricks, Ajax Hacks covers all of the technology's finer points. Want to build next-generation web applications today? This book can show you how. Among the multitude of topics addressed, it shows you techniques for: Using Ajax with Google Maps and Yahoo Maps Displaying Weather.com data Scraping stock quotes Fetching postal codes Building web forms with auto-complete functionality Ajax Hacks also features a number of advanced hacks for accelerated web developers. Discover how to create huge, maintainable bookmarklets, how to use client-side storage for Ajax applications, and how to call a built-in Java object from JavaScript using Ajax. The book even addresses best practices for testing Ajax applications and improving maintenance, performance, and reliability for JavaScript code. The latest in O"Reilly's celebrated Hacks series, Ajax Hacks smartly complements other O'Reilly titles such as Head Rush Ajax and JavaScript: The Definitive Guide.

Mind is your Business

Author: Sadhguru
Publisher: Jaico Publishing House
ISBN: 9788184956955
Release Date: 2015-04-30
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit

For most people, the mind seems to be an unruly cacophony, attempting to grasp and shape everything which falls in its purview. In mind is your business, Sadhguru explains that only if we make it “our business” to transform this uncoordinated mess into a well – coordinated symphony, will we able to use the mind, rather than be used by it. Sadhguru is a yogi and profound mystic of our times. An absolute clarity of perception places him in a unique space in not only matters spiritual but in business, environmental and international affairs, and opens a new door on all that he touches.

HDEV

Author: Spencer A. Rathus
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337116886
Release Date: 2016-12-05
Genre: Psychology

4LTR Press solutions give students the option to choose the format that best suits their learning preferences. This option is perfect for those students who focus on the textbook as their main course resource. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Naughty Amelia Jane

Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: Hachette Children's
ISBN: 9781444927009
Release Date: 2015-08-06
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Enid Blyton's Amelia Jane is big, bad and the world's naughtiest toy! Look out! Amelia snips the tail off pink rabbit, squirts Tom the soldier with water and gets up to mischief at the beach. The other toys try to teach the terror of the toy cupboard to be well-behaved, but will they succeed? First published in 1939, this edition contains the original text and illustrations by Deborah Allwright, cover by Alex T. Smith (2011).

Systems Analysis and Design in a Changing World

Author: John W. Satzinger
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305465268
Release Date: 2015-02-01
Genre: Computers

Refined and streamlined, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND DESIGN IN A CHANGING WORLD, 7E helps students develop the conceptual, technical, and managerial foundations for systems analysis design and implementation as well as project management principles for systems development. Using case driven techniques, the succinct 14-chapter text focuses on content that is key for success in today's market. The authors' highly effective presentation teaches both traditional (structured) and object-oriented (OO) approaches to systems analysis and design. The book highlights use cases, use diagrams, and use case descriptions required for a modeling approach, while demonstrating their application to traditional, web development, object-oriented, and service-oriented architecture approaches. The Seventh Edition's refined sequence of topics makes it easier to read and understand than ever. Regrouped analysis and design chapters provide more flexibility in course organization. Additionally, the text's running cases have been completely updated and now include a stronger focus on connectivity in applications. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Magic Faraway Tree

Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: Walker Books Limited
ISBN: 1405272201
Release Date: 2014-04-11
Genre: Children's stories

The Magic Faraway Tree is the second story in the Faraway Tree series by the world’s best-loved children’s author, Enid Blyton. When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, an Enchanted Wood is on their doorstep. And when they discover the Faraway Tree, it proves to be the beginning of many magical adventures! Join them and their friends Moonface, Saucepan Man and Silky the fairy as they discover which new land is at the top of the Faraway Tree. Will it be the Land of Spells, the Land of Treats, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please? Come on an amazing adventure – there’ll be adventures waiting whatever happens. Enid Blyton’s funny, magical adventure stories have become true classics, loved by millions and still selling thousands of copies every year. She is arguably the most famous children’s author of all time, thanks to series such as The Wishing-Chair, The Faraway Tree­, The Mysteries, The Famous Five and The Secret Seven.

The Buddha in Me The Buddha in You

Author: David Hare
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781473528208
Release Date: 2016-02-04
Genre: Religion

Do you want to be happier? Find inner calm? Enjoy a rich and rewarding life? Here's how... The Buddha in Me, the Buddha in You combines the tried-and-tested wisdom of Nichiren Buddhism with the best of popular psychology and personal development, making this a brilliant guide to how life works, and how to get the most from it. Nichiren Buddhism differs from other Buddhist schools in its focus on the here-and-now, and places great importance on individual growth as the starting point for a better world. This, combined with powerful techniques such as NLP, mindfulness, journalling and coaching, makes The Buddha in Me, the Buddha in You the quintessential handbook for happiness. 'Buddha' simply means someone who is awakened - yet while Nichiren Buddhists will find fascinating insights into their practice, there is no need to follow a spiritual path to benefit from this book. Through his experience as an internationally acclaimed life coach and practising Buddhist, author David Hare shows us how to wake up to our own potential and that of those around us – to discover everyday enlightenment.

Dean Eb a Book of Fairies

Author: Egmont Books, Limited
Publisher:
ISBN: 0603562841
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Children's stories, English

Some of Enid Blyton's most-loved classic tales. Contains approximately 20 individual tales and illustrations.

Ionic in Action

Author: Jeremy Wilken
Publisher: Manning Publications Company
ISBN: 1633430081
Release Date: 2015-07-31
Genre: Computers

Summary Ionic in Action teaches web developers how to build cross-platform mobile apps for phones and tablets on iOS and Android. You'll learn how to extend your web development skills to build apps that are indistinguishable from native iOS or Android projects. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the Book Wouldn't it be great if you could build mobile apps using just your web development skills? With Ionic, you can do just that: create hybrid mobile apps using web technologies that you already know, like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, that will run on both iOS and Android. Ionic in Action teaches web developers how to build mobile apps using Ionic and AngularJS. Through carefully explained examples, the book shows you how to create apps that use UI components designed for mobile, leverage current location, integrate with native device features like the camera, use touch gestures, and integrate with external data sources. Learn to test your apps to improve stability and catch errors as you develop. Finally, you'll discover the command-line utility, and how to build and deploy to app stores. What's Inside Create mobile apps with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS Design complex interfaces with Ionic's UI controls Build once and deploy for both iOS and Android Use native device hardware and device-specific features Covers the entire mobile development process About the Reader Readers should know HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Familiarity with AngularJS is helpful but not required. About the Author Jeremy Wilken is a senior UX software developer who works with Ionic, AngularJS, and Node.js. He lives in Austin, Texas. Table of Contents Introducing Ionic and hybrid apps Setting up your computer to build apps What you need to know about AngularJS Ionic navigation and core components Tabs, advanced lists, and form components Weather app, using side menus, modals, action sheets, and ionScroll Advanced techniques for professional apps Using Cordova plugins Previewing, debugging, and automated testing Building and publishing apps