Building and Flying Model Aircraft

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Author: Robert Schleicher,James R. Barr

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048615677X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 176

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Richly illustrated manual introduces beginners to basic aerodynamic principles and all aspects of model-building — from paint and tissue covering to radio-control flying.

The Mysteries of Life

Yamanaka's History

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Author: K.C. Castle

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469163799

Category: Fiction

Page: 202

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Konahamru is telling the story of the Great Yamanaka, but what happens when the past catches up with reality? What hidden secrets are revealed between Yamanaka and Konahamru? This is a spiritual story that deals with the struggles of everyday life and the gambles of truth. This story captures the life of Yamanaka and those that have helped her with her endeavors. The beauty of nature is a powerful thing for Yamanaka. She lives off the land with no boundaries, while trying to cope with different mysteries throughout her life.

Giving Up the Ghost

A Memoir

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Author: Hilary Mantel

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

ISBN: 1429900652

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 240

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In postwar rural England, Hilary Mantel is a fierce, self-possessed child, schooling herself in "chivalry, horsemanship, and swordplay" and convinced that she will become a boy at age four. Catholic school comes as a rude distraction from her rich inner life. At home, where fathers and stepfathers come and go at strange, overlapping intervals, the keeping of secrets becomes a way of life. Her late teens bring her to law school in London and then to Sheffield; a lover and then a husband. She acquires a persistent pain-which also shifts and travels-that over the next decade will subject her to destructive drugs, patronizing psychiatry, and, finally, at age twenty-seven, to an ineffective and irrevocable surgery. There will be no children; instead she has "a ghost of possibility, a paper baby, a person who slipped between the lines." Hormone treatments alter her body beyond recognition. And in the middle of it all, she begins one novel, and then another. Hilary Mantel was born to write about the paradoxes that shimmer at the edges of our perception. Dazzling, wry, and visceral, Giving Up the Ghost is a deeply compelling book that will bring new converts to Mantel's dark genius.

The beginner's guide to radio control sport flying

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Author: Douglas R. Pratt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780830693207

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 154

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Tells how to get started in radio controlled model airplanes, discusses the Academy of Model Aeronautics, and shows how to assemble and operate an RC airplane kit

A New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences

Including the Latest Improvement and Discovery and the Present States of Every Branch of Human Knowledge

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Author: George Gregory

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: N.A

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Bleak House

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Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Domestic fiction

Page: 624

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The law courts prevailing over the case of Jarndyce & Jarndyce are overwhelming in their pedantic, futile red-tape bureaucratic adherence to old principles and are partly based on Dickens' time as a young law clerk. With a massive cast of characters--many with ingeniously comic names--and his most complex plot, Bleak House is believed by many to be Dickens' greatest work. This is a free digital copy of a book that has been carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. To make this print edition available as an ebook, we have extracted the text using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology and submitted it to a review process to ensure its accuracy and legibility across different screen sizes and devices. Google is proud to partner with libraries to make this book available to readers everywhere.

Bleak House

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Author: Чарльз Диккенс

Publisher: Litres

ISBN: 5457726886

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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Bleak House is not certainly Dickens's best book; but perhaps it is his best novel. Such a distinction is not a mere verbal trick; it has to be remembered rather constantly in connection with his work. This particular story represents the highest point of his intellectual maturity. Dickens' ninth novel was intended to illustrate the evils caused by long, drawn-out suits in the Courts of Chancery.