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The Early Pioneers of Steam: The Inspiration Behind George Stephenson

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The Early Pioneers of Steam: The Inspiration Behind George Stephenson

The Early Pioneers of Steam: The Inspiration Behind George Stephenson by Stuart Hylton
English | November 22nd, 2019 | ISBN: 0750991283 | 224 pages | EPUB | 19.36 MB

We think of the Stephensons and Brunel as the fathers of the railways, and their Liverpool and Manchester and Great Western Railways as the prototypes of the modern systems. But who were the railways' grandfathers and great grandfathers? For the rapid evolution of the railways after 1830 depended to a considerable degree upon the Stephensons, Brunel and their contemporaries being able to draw upon centuries of experience of using and developing railways, and of harnessing the power of steam? Giants the Stephensons and others may have been, but they stood upon the shoulders of many other considerable - if lesser known - talents. This book is their story.

Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front: American Airmen behind the Soviet Lines and the Collapse of the Grand Alliance

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Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front: American Airmen behind the Soviet Lines and the Collapse of the Grand Alliance

Forgotten Bastards of the Eastern Front: American Airmen behind the Soviet Lines and the Collapse of the Grand Alliance by Serhii Plokhy
English | September 17th, 2019 | ISBN: 0190061014 | 360 pages | EPUB | 3.19 MB

The full story of the first and only time American and Soviets fought side-by-side in World War II At the conference held in in Moscow in October 1943, American officials proposed to their Soviet allies a new operation in the effort to defeat Nazi Germany. The Normandy Invasion was already in the works; what American officials were suggesting until then was a second air front: the US Air Force would establish bases in Soviet-controlled territory, in order to "shuttle-bomb" the Germans from the Eastern front.

Coupon Crazy: The Science, the Savings, and the Stories Behind America's Extreme Obsession

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Coupon Crazy: The Science, the Savings, and the Stories Behind America's Extreme Obsession

Coupon Crazy: The Science, the Savings, and the Stories Behind America's Extreme Obsession by Mary Potter Kenyon
English | June 18th, 2013 | ISBN: 1942672268, 1938301889 | 224 pages | EPUB | 16.60 MB

Coupon Crazy examines the phenomena of avid coupon use and the socio-cultural and socioeconomic factors that construct it. By delving into the history of couponing, refunding, the science of shopping, and the dark underbelly of a coupon world the average American doesn't even know existed, author Mary Potter Kenyon manages to both fascinate and educate the reader. Readers will meet today's "Coupon Queens" (and Kings) and learn about an era when trash really was cash. Not just an observer of this ethnographic research, Mary lived it for over 30 years.

The Science of Fortnite: The Real Science Behind the Weapons, Gadgets, Mechanics, and More!

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The Science of Fortnite: The Real Science Behind the Weapons, Gadgets, Mechanics, and More!

The Science of Fortnite: The Real Science Behind the Weapons, Gadgets, Mechanics, and More! by James Daley
English | November 19th, 2019 | ISBN: 1510749624 | 144 pages | EPUB | 1.74 MB

Discover the science behind the Fortnite phenomenon!

Angel Numbers: The Message and Meaning Behind 11: 11 and Other Number Sequences

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Angel Numbers: The Message and Meaning Behind 11: 11 and Other Number Sequences

Angel Numbers: The Message and Meaning Behind 11: 11 and Other Number Sequences by Kyle Gray
English | November 19th, 2019 | ISBN: 1788173473 | 320 pages | EPUB | 3.12 MB

Are you seeing number sequences like 11:11 and 4:44 everywhere you turn?

Fierce Bad Rabbits: The Tales Behind Children's Picture Books

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Fierce Bad Rabbits: The Tales Behind Children's Picture Books

Fierce Bad Rabbits: The Tales Behind Children's Picture Books by Clare Pollard
English | August 1st, 2019 | ISBN: 0241354781 | 304 pages | EPUB | 5.28 MB

'An enlightening, perceptive analysis of the books that build us' Sunday Telegraph, 5 star review

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: The Journey: Behind the Scenes of the Award-Winning Stage Production

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: The Journey: Behind the Scenes of the Award-Winning Stage Production

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: The Journey: Behind the Scenes of the Award-Winning Stage Production by Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, Jody Revenson
English | October 31st, 2019 | ISBN: 1338274031 | 224 pages | EPUB | 179.77 MB

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is one of the most celebrated stage productions of the past decade. Opening in London's West End in 2016, on Broadway in 2018 and in Melbourne 2019 - and with more productions worldwide still to come - the play has smashed records, collected countless rave reviews and awards, and captivated audiences night after night.

Jacinda Ardern: The Story Behind an Extraordinary Leader

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Jacinda Ardern: The Story Behind an Extraordinary Leader

Jacinda Ardern: The Story Behind an Extraordinary Leader by Michelle Duff
English | October 21st, 2019 | ISBN: 1988547164 | 288 pages | EPUB | 3.01 MB

Michelle Duff delves into Ardern's beginnings in small-town New Zealand, discovering a nose-ringed teen fighting for equality and her own identity in a devout Mormon family.

The Soviets Invaded Wisconsin?!: ...And 99 More Interesting Facts, Plus the Amazing Stories Behind Them (Now I Know)

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The Soviets Invaded Wisconsin?!: ...And 99 More Interesting Facts, Plus the Amazing Stories Behind Them (Now I Know)

The Soviets Invaded Wisconsin?!: …And 99 More Interesting Facts, Plus the Amazing Stories Behind Them (Now I Know) by Dan Lewis
English | October 22nd, 2019 | ISBN: 1507210159 | 288 pages | EPUB | 3.03 MB

A brand-new collection of fascinating facts spanning history and sports to science and pop culture that will have you proudly stating, "Now I know!"

Mount Panorama: Bathurst - the stories behind the legend

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Mount Panorama: Bathurst - the stories behind the legend

Mount Panorama: Bathurst - the stories behind the legend by John Smailes
English | October 1st, 2019 | ISBN: 1760529362 | 360 pages | EPUB | 11.75 MB

There's no other motor-racing circuit in Australia that holds the same magic as Bathurst's Mount Panorama. It's been home to the Australian Grand Prix, the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix and TT, the Australian Hill Climb Championship, the Bathurst 1000 and now a round of the Intercontinental GT Challenge. To win on the Mountain is still the pinnacle of Australian motorsport achievement.