Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at school, in sports and play. Discover how easy it is to: file phone numbers, data, figures, and appointments right in your head; learn foreign words and phrases with ease; read with speed--and greater understanding; shine in the classroom--and shorten study hours; dominate social situations, and more. From the Paperback edition.
Setter, an eminent Harley Street consultant, is trusted and admired by his circle of friends, devoting himself to the rehabilitation of the lonely and the misunderstood. But deep within himself Setter recognizes a latent streak of sadistic cruelty which enables him to perceive the truth about a delinquent youth whom he suspects of having taken part in a particularly repellent and senseless crime. It is for Setter to choose a punishment—and enforce it. An Error of Judgement is a subtle study of human weakness and conflict. Partly a wry social comedy and partly a study in good and evil, it is brilliantly written and observed, assured and skillful, and a truly modern work.
New York Times bestselling author Joan Johnston has delighted millions of readers with her heartwarming tales set in the American West… Hope Hope Butler is about to watch the man of her dreams, Jake Whitelaw, marry another woman—unless she finds Faith Faith has always been more concerned with the happiness of others than with her own, and if she isn't careful, she's going to let the perfect match slip through her fingers. Charity Adopted at a young age, Charity Burnette never really had a home, and she's not one for putting down roots—even if it means shutting out the man who'd love to call her his wife. When three sisters come together unexpectedly at Hawk's Pride Ranch, the sparks fly. But each woman is about to learn something about herself, about family and about the love of a good man.
Author: Jess G. Thoene
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2010-08-23
Thoene summarises the substantial work that has been accomplished in the treatment of inborn errors of metabolism with simple molecules. This handbook will enable interested clinician scientists to rapidly survey the field, thus ascertaining what has been done as well as future directions for therapeutic research. Its important introductory chapters discuss the infrastructure of the field. The book closely analyses the cofactors used to augment the function of defective enzymes and the compounds that are able to utilise an alternative pathway in order to avoid the consequences of the metabolic block present in the patient. Among other therapies, the authors discuss the use of zinc and tetrathiomolybdate to treat Wilson's disease and the use of cysteamine to treat nephropathic cystinosis.
Author: E. A. Quarles
Publisher: Baker Press
Release Date: 2009-07
Genre: Sports & Recreation
Originally published in 1916 this early work on American Pheasant Breeding is both expensive and hard to find in its first edition. This is a fascinating read for any Pheasant Breeder or historian and contains much information that is still useful and practical today. The contents are extensively illustrated with explanatory diagrams covering all aspects of Pheasant breeding. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Author: Dick J. Reavis
Publisher: University of North Texas Press
Release Date: 2001
A volunteer for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's Summer Community Organizing and Political Education Program recounts his experiences of harassment and arrests when he was assigned to Demopolis, Alabama in 1965.
Author: Katherine Ramsland, PhD
Publisher: University Press of New England
Release Date: 2016-09-06
Genre: True Crime
In 1974, Dennis Lynn Rader stalked and murdered a family of four in Wichita, Kansas. Since adolescence, he had read about serial killers and imagined becoming one. Soon after killing the family, he murdered a young woman and then another, until he had ten victims. He named himself "B.T.K." (bind, torture, kill) and wrote notes that terrorized the city. He remained on the loose for thirty years. No one who knew him guessed his dark secret. He nearly got away with his crimes, but in 2004, he began to play risky games with the police. He made a mistake. When he was arrested, Rader's family, friends, and coworkers were shocked to discover that B.T.K. had been among them, going to work, raising his children, and acting normal. This case stands out both for the brutal treatment of victims and for the ordinary public face that Rader, a church council president, had shown to the outside world. Through jailhouse visits, telephone calls, and written correspondence, Katherine Ramsland worked with Rader himself to analyze the layers of his psyche. Using his drawings, letters, interviews, and Rader's unique codes, she presents in meticulous detail the childhood roots and development of one man's motivation to stalk, torture, and kill. She reveals aspects of the dark motivations of this most famous of living serial killers that have never before been revealed. In this book Katherine Ramsland presents an intelligent, original, and rare glimpse into the making of a serial killer and the potential darkness that lives next door.
Author: Mark R. Leary
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Release Date: 2013-12-17
How do individual differences interact with situational factors to shape social behavior? Are people with certain traits more likely to form lasting marriages; experience test-taking anxiety; break the law; feel optimistic about the future? This handbook provides a comprehensive, authoritative examination of the full range of personality variables associated with interpersonal judgment, behavior, and emotion. The contributors are acknowledged experts who have conducted influential research on the constructs they address. Chapters discuss how each personality attribute is conceptualized and assessed, review the strengths and limitations of available measures (including child and adolescent measures, when available), present important findings related to social behavior, and identify directions for future study.
Publisher: The Floating Press
Release Date: 2011-01-01
The early twentieth century was a period of sweeping change in Western literature, culture, and art. As the conventions of the Victorian and Edwardian periods gave way to daring modernist experiments, the entire conception of what fiction was and could be shifted. The diverse pieces collected in The Best British Short Stories of 1922 function as a microcosm of this fascinating period in literary history.