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The Black Male Handbook: A Blueprint for Life
One of America's most important voices in the early years of the twenty-first century presents a powerful chorus of Black men to address the most burning issues facing Black males today.
The National Outdoor Leadership School's Wilderness Guide (Revised and Updated)
Be prepared for your next excursion to the wilds with Mark Harvey’s The National Outdoor Leadership School’s Wilderness Guide. This comprehensive guide includes valuable information about camping and hiking safety, first aid techniques and tips on equipment trends. You also learn how to create simple, affordable and no-nonsense meals and how to forecast weather conditions. Packed with photos and helpful illustrations, this practical volume includes a glossary of relevant hiking and camping terms.
Canning for a New Generation: Bold, Fresh Flavors for the Modern Pantry
This hip, modern handbook is filled with fresh and new ways to preserve nature's bounty throughout the year. Organized by season and illustrated with beautiful photographs, it offers detailed instructions and recipes for making more than 150 canned, pickled, dried, and frozen foods, as well as 50 inventive recipes for dishes using these foods. Basic information on canning techniques and lively sidebars round out this refreshing take on a classic cooking tradition.
The Elements of Story: Field Notes on Nonfiction Writing
Most writing books dwell on common issues of style and grammar. Yet most writers also confront complex problems of story design. This fifty-rule guide by Francis Flaherty, a New York Times editor, offers much-needed solutions and sage advice to address these concerns.
Guide to the Human Body (Firefly Pocket Reference, Revised Edition)
This fully illustrated guide to the human body is an essential home reference. The first part is an illustrated handbook of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. The second part is a concise A-Z medical encyclopedia that describes and explains the most common medical conditions and the basic elements of human biology. The Guide to the Human Body provides: clear explanations of biological systems and processes; over 600 concise definitions of medical conditions and terminology; more than 250 full-color artworks and diagrams.
Everything But the Kitchen Sink: What Every Modern Woman Needs to Know
Have you ever wondered how to clean a pearl necklace? How to use a compass? Or how to put up a tent in the dark? Have you found yourself floundering while attempting to host a dinner party, questioning how worthwhile a manicure really is, or trying to figure out what to order when you meet your significant other's parents for drinks? Of course you have. Women face all sorts of challenges on a day-to-day basis. Francesca Beauman provides all the answers and advice a modern woman would ever want - or need - to know in this witty, eclectic celebration of all things female.
Staying Safe: The Complete Guide to Protecting Yourself, Your Family, & Your Business
In Staying Safe, Juval Aviv, a counter terrorism expert and international security consultant, outlines the essential tools for becoming personally responsible for the security and safety of yourself and your loved ones. You will learn how to safeguard your home and office, protect your identity, and travel without fear. Most important, you'll find that Aviv's recommendations and warnings are practical and easy to follow. Juval Aviv neither overstates nor minimizes today's threats, whether they are from criminals or terrorists; instead he sets out to inform and provide real advice for minimizing risks.
The Peace Corps Volunteer's Handbook: A Personal Field Guide to Making the Most of Your Peace Corps Experience
The Peace Corps Volunteer’s Handbook is both your guide and your companion. Learn from the experiences of outstanding former Volunteers, while cataloging your own experiences with the Peace Corps from the very beginning of your service to the end.Designed to be with you each step of the way - from applying to Peace Corps, starting your service, adjusting to your host country, and making your way home again - this handbook combines the best parts of a guidebook with all the creativity of a personal journal.This is the handbook every Peace Corps Volunteer wishes for, something no one has provided before - a chance to set down on paper all the amazing experiences the Peace Corps has to offer, right next to the memories of the Volunteers who came before. What are you waiting for?
Gone are the days when you could sit back and let your fiancée plan the entire wedding. Today’s grooms have countless tasks to perform, from hiring the entertainment and planning the rehearsal dinner to buying the wedding bands and comforting hysterical family members.Fortunately, The Groom’s Instruction Manual is here to answer all of your most challenging questions: How do I handle feuding relatives? What should I look for in a good wedding photographer? Why does my fiancée seem stressed out all the time? Whatever your concerns, you’ll find the answers here - courtesy of author and veteran groom Shandon Fowler.
The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law 2018
The style of The Associated Press is the gold standard for newswriting. With The Associated Press Stylebook in hand, you can learn how to write and edit with the clarity and professionalism for which the agency's writers and editors are famous.Fully revised and updated to reflect the latest changes in writing style, this new edition contains more than 3,000 a-to-z entries detailing the AP's rules on grammar, spelling, capitalization, abbreviation, and word and numeral usage. The Associated Press Stylebook is the one reference that all writers, editors and students cannot afford to be without.This new edition contains nearly 200 new and revised entries, including:• A new chapter with expanded guidance on polls and surveys.• A new entry on sexual harassment and sexual misconduct.• New guidance on quoting emoji.• A new entry on marijuana, medical marijuana.
The Steampunk User's Manual: An Illustrated Practical and Whimsical Guide to Creating Retro-Futurist Dreams
Steampunk, the retro-futuristic cultural movement, has become a substantial and permanent genre in the worlds of fantasy and science fiction. A large part of its appeal is that, at its core, Steampunk is about doing it yourself: building on the past while also innovating and creating something original. VanderMeer's latest book offers practical and inspirational guidance for readers to find their individual path into this realm. Including sections on art, fashion, architecture, crafts, music, performance, and storytelling, The Steampunk User's Manual provides a conceptual how-to guide that motivates and awes both the armchair enthusiast and the committed creator. Examples range from the utterly doable to the completely over-the-top, encouraging participation and imagination at all levels.
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