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The Complete Idiot s Guide to Chess Openings

Author : William Aramil
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It's your move... The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Chess Openings provides all readers need to know to solidify their opening game and get on the road to victory. In it, the authors provide a step-by-step walk-through of 100 of the most effective opening moves. Each opening strategy is clearly and succinctly explained, with numerous illustrations that bolster the reader's understanding. ?Step-by-step advice and strategies, as well as helpful illustrations ?Approximately 605 million people worldwide play chess; the World Chess Federation estimates that more than 285 million play chess online

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Chess 3rd Edition

Author : Patrick Wolff
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Written by a U.S. Chess Champion, International Chess Grandmaster, and longtime instructor, this book includes information for both novice and expert, including over 400 illustrated chessboards and photos; over 20 pages of detailed answer key notes; a completely new chapter on new evidence about chess and its impact on brain power; a guide to the art of chess collectibles; and more. - Foreword by Larry Evans, former International Grandmaster and author of 20 highly acclaimed chess books and a popular monthly advice column in Chess Life - For the beginner or the champ, and for young and old

Idiot s Guides Chess 3rd Edition

Author : Patrick Wolff
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Written by a U.S. Chess Champion, International Chess Grandmaster, and longtime instructor, this book includes information for both novice and expert, including over 400 illustrated chessboards and photos; over 20 pages of detailed answer key notes; a completely new chapter on new evidence about chess and its impact on brain power; a guide to the art of chess collectibles; and more. - Foreword by Larry Evans, former International Grandmaster and author of 20 highly acclaimed chess books and a popular monthly advice column in Chess Life - For the beginner or the champ, and for young and old

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Chess

Author : Patrick Wolff
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Complemented by more than four hundred illustrated chessboards and photographs, an updated introduction to chess discusses the history of the game, tactics, strategies, chess superstars, tournament play, and computer chess, with a new section on the latest research into chess and its effects on brain power and a guide to chess collectibles. Original.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Feng Shui

Author : Elizabeth Moran
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You're no idiot, of course. You know that feng shui is an ancient Chinese practice that's received a lot of attention lately. But when it comes to understanding what exactly feng shui is --or even how to pronounce it--you feel like you're scaling the Great Wall of China. Don't fall off just yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Feng Shui teaches you everything you need to know to embrace this ancient and complex art and science. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you'll find:

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Usenet Newsgroups

Author : Paul McFedries
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An essential reference for beginning Internet users, The Complete Idiot's Guide to USENET teaches users how to subscribe to--and successfully participate in USENET newsgroups. The book's friendly format combines solid instructions with a lighthearted style that takes the fear out of choosing a newsgroup reader program, locating and subscribing to USENET newsgroups and creating your own newsgroup.

Complete Idiot s Guide to Successful Dressing

Author : Karyn Repinski
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An updated guide to professional dressing explains how to create and care for a success-minded wardrobe

The Complete Idiot s Guide to American Literature

Author : Laurie Rozakis
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You're no idiot, of course. You know that Samuel Clemens had a better-known pen name, Moby Dick is a famous whale, and the Raven only said,"Nevermore." But when it comes to understanding the great works of Mark Twain, Herman Melville, and Edgar Allan Poe, you'd rather rent the videos than head to your local library. Don't tear up your library card yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide® to American Literature teaches you all about the rich tradition of American prose and poetry, so you can fully appreciate its magnificent diversity.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to String Theory

Author : George Musser
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Everything is connected... We''re living in the midst of a scientific revolution that''s captured the general public''s attention and imagination. The aim of this new revolution is to develop a "theory of everything"- -- a set of laws of physics that will explain all that can be explained, ranging from the tiniest subatomic particle to the universe as a whole. Here, readers will learn the ideas behind the theories, and their effects upon our world, our civilization, and ourselves.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Raising Boys

Author : Barron M. Helgoe, Esq.
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A positive look at parenting sons. Here's a hands-on parenting guide that takes readers from the birth of their sons to the day they head off to college. In warm, wise words, the husband-and-wife team who are parents of two sons themselves, explore all that is different and the same, precious and at times irritating, about the boys in their lives. ? Written by parents of a pair of teenage boys ? Offers a unique, positive perspective ? Full of practical parenting tips ? Topics covered include school, discipline, puberty, bullies, girls and much more

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Beating Stress

Author : Arlene Uhl
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Decompress stress-now! Stress is one of the most significant factors impacting health and relationships. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Beating Stress clears a path to actually mastering and eliminating stress by teaching meditation, visualization, and other techniques; showing how to avoid stressful situations; revealing the impact of diet, exercise, and lifestyle on stress, and more. Expert author Simple workbook to help readers keep track of progress Features the latest, cutting-edge information about stress-reducing methods A comprehensive look at traditional and new age techniques

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The Complete Idiot s Guide to New York City

Author : Anita Gates
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Plan a visit to the city that never sleeps... without losing any sleep! New York continues to be one of the top tourist destinations in the world- with more than 43 million visitors in 2006 alone. This book dispels the anxiety of planning a trip to such an enormously busy and exciting destination. Readers are given practical advice based on the kind of trip they are looking for, the length of their stay, and what they want to see. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to New York City provides: *A reader-friendly list of visual icons and symbols that make navigating the book a breeze *Fifty pages of itineraries based on days in town, areas of the city, and Special interests like romantic, family fun, single in the city, and taking it easy *An eight-page color insert that captures the magic of the Big Apple

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Shakespeare s Plays

Author : Cynthia Greenwood
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Here Art Thou, True Shakespeare! This accessible new guide to Shakespeare's major plays focuses on the essence of the spoken word and the benefits of watching the plays in performance - on the stage or screen - whenever possible. You'll find tips about plot, theme, famous passages and soliloquies, and how to hear the music within the Bard's verse and wordplay. Remember - Shakespearean theatre is a social art form, and in its earliest days, it was highly commercial. This book brings you closer to the heady world of freelance playwriting and the London playhouses of the 1590s. As a playwright and sharer in the Globe theatre, Shakespeare was at the forefront of Western show business. This book highlights Shakespeare's career, his dramatic influences, and what 16th-century playgoers in London would have experienced inside the theatre. In The Complete Idiot's Guide to Shakespeare's Plays, cultural and historical contexts for the major plays are explored, offering perspectives of the director and actor, in addition to that of the scholar and close reader. In particular, the book takes you behind the scenes with Shakespearean directors, who offer commentary about key challenges presented by the plays, famous roles, and a host of other production concerns. Professional actors also discuss how they've tackled lead roles in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, The Merchant of Venice, King Lear, Antony and Cleopatra, and The Tempest, among others.You'll find: - Twenty (20) major plays explored in depth, explaining literary terms, and Elizabethan English, with attention to language and verse - A look at how the plays have been staged, from the earliest playhouses to contemporary auditoriums - Appendices spotlighting Shakespeare's likely collaborations, a glossary, suggested further reading, and tips about acclaimed film and audio versions. Perfect for English and drama students, general readers, theatergoers, and actors.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Decluttering

Author : Regina Leeds
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Do you own your stuff, or does it own you? Whether someone lives in a mansion or a studio, drives an SUV or a MiniCooper, stuff often builds up into an endless stream of clutter, taking over living spaces and complicating lives. Drawing on nearly two decades of experience organizing living and work spaces, renowned organizing expert Regina Leeds has the solution for conquering clutter in every room of one's house, along with in one's office, car, and garage. ?Short, easy-to-use format ?Quick and easy steps for evaluating and organizing your possessions ?Unique room-by-room approach ?Tips on maintaining a clutter-free space forever ?Includes a complete list of resources

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Hinduism 2nd Edition

Author : Linda Johnsen
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A new look at an ancient religion. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Hinduism, Second Edition, contains updated and expanded information on how the religion developed from its very fragmented origins, the basic Hindu beliefs, and the multiple Hindu deities, as well as the sociological aspects of the religion including ethics, sacraments, dietary habits, the caste system, and much more. ? Hinduism is the third-largest religion in the world, with over 765 million followers worldwide ? Updated information on the state of Hinduism today ? An exploration of the Hindu paths to enlightenment including karma yoga, bhakti yoga, jnana yoga, tantra and laya yoga ? Expanded information on the Hindu Reformation

The Complete Idiot s Guide to the Power of the Enneagram

Author : Herb Pearce, M. Ed.
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Discover your personality type. The enneagram system has been used for decades to help people understand their strengths and weaknesses, heal neuroses and inner conflicts, enhance creativity, strengthen team building in the workplace, and aid in couples therapy. This guide takes the mystery and complexity out of this rich system of analysis and allows anyone to benefit from its useful insights.

The complete idiot s guide to CompuServe

Author : Andrew Bryce Shafran
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This tutorial will teach readers how to use one of the largest online services, CompuServe. The book's friendly format combines solid instructions with a light-hearted style that takes the fear out of learning how to get connected, communicate online, access Internet services, and more. The disk contains the access program for CompuServe.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Para Aprender Ingles

Author : D.H. Figueredo
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Millions of Spanish-speaking immigrants enrol in ESL (English as a Second Language) classes every year. This curriculum-based guide offers practical examples, exercises, and quizzes to quickly and effectively bolster English skills.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Publishing Children s Books 3rd Edition

Author : Harold D. Underdown
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'Honest and precise, everything about writing for children there is to know.' Jane Yolen, author Here is the comprehensive guide to writing, publishing, and selling for an ever-expanding and always exciting children's market, now in a new and updated third edition. - Includes new chapters on self-publishing and on "how to choose a how-to", plus revision and updates throughout. - Offers practical advice on getting started and on dealing with out-of-print books. - Covers picture books, chapter books, nonfiction, middle-grade and young novels, and common formats and genres. - Reveals what happens inside a children's publishing company, and provides guidance in working with an editor. - Sample cover and query letters, manuscript format, glossary, and recommended resources in an extensive appendix. - Plus information on agents, contracts, copyright, marketing and more.