The Last Entry

Author: William Clark Russell
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1776580834
Size: 43.65 MB
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The Last Entry from the Author: William Clark Russell. Unlike many other writers of nautical action-adventure, William Clark Russell often added a layer of psychological and existential terror to his tales of heroism and happenstance on the high seas, reflecting the rigors of long stretches of isolation in trying conditions. His novel The Last Entry is a thrilling blend of pulse-pounding plot twists and gradually increasing suspense.

The Last Entry

Author: Teri MacIntosh
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781505307702
Size: 68.73 MB
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The Last Entry from the Author: Teri MacIntosh. When her father mysteriously disappears, twelve-year-old Bethany Henderson pours her feelings into her journal...including a heartfelt imagining of his return. One year later, Mr. Henderson returns-a homecoming identical to Bethany's diary entry. Bethany's journal, it seems, has the ability to alter reality. On the night her father returns she learns that his disappearance has something to do with his past, but her parents won't tell her why. Now at twenty-three, her obsession with her journal and her parents' secret lead her to leave the suburbs and beaches of San Diego by train to a small town in Illinois where something terrible must have happened twenty years ago. On the train she must relive her life through her journal entries hoping to uncover the mysteries. But when she arrives in Willow Grove, Bethany has no idea that her father's past will collide with her present. Terrified, she's held captive in the basement of an old house, but this time she doesn't have her journal to save her. A vivid young adult fantasy containing touches of romance and a deeply buried family mystery, The Last Entry is reminiscent of Alice Sebold's The Lovely Bones and Janet Fitch's White Oleander.

Family History Journal

Author: Levi Mathers Savage
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 62.27 MB
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Family History Journal from the Author: Levi Mathers Savage. Levi Mathers Savage (1851-1935) was the son of Levi Savage and Jane Mathers of Salt Lake City, Utah. In 1859, the family moved to Holden, Millard County, Utah. His father married (2) Ann Cooper after (1) Jane Mathers died. Later, they lived at Toquerville. Levi was the descendant of Robert Mathers and Mary Brown of Craig, County of Tyrone, Ireland. Their son, James Mathers emigrated with his wife Margaret and settled first at Seneca, Yates Co., New York. He married Margaret Marshall in 1821 in Ireland. A daughter Jane Mathers (b.1826) was born at Seneca, Ontario Co., New York. She became a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1845. In 1847, she arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah. She married Levi Savage in 1848. Several generations of descendants are given.

Rick Steves London 2015

Author: Rick Steves
Publisher: Avalon Travel
ISBN: 1612389767
Size: 68.49 MB
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Rick Steves London 2015 from the Author: Rick Steves. You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in London. With the self-guided tours in this book, you’ll explore historic Big Ben, bustling Trafalgar Square, and the Tower of London—home of the crown jewels. Learn how to save time and money on the Tube, and how to avoid the mobs at the Changing of the Guard. Investigate London’s world-class museums, where you can trace Western civilization from the Magna Carta and Shakespeare to Van Gogh and Picasso. Venture into Soho’s theater district for a glitzy musical or a delicious Indian dinner. End a great day at a neighborhood pub, sharing a pint and a chat with a friendly local. Rick’s candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants in delightful London neighborhoods. You’ll learn how to get around by bus and on the Tube, and which sights are worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.

Network Reliability

Author: Sanjay K. Chaturvedi
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119224039
Size: 36.64 MB
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Network Reliability from the Author: Sanjay K. Chaturvedi. In Engineering theory and applications, we think and operate in terms of logics and models with some acceptable and reasonable assumptions. The present text is aimed at providing modelling and analysis techniques for the evaluation of reliability measures (2-terminal, all-terminal, k-terminal reliability) for systems whose structure can be described in the form of a probabilistic graph. Among the several approaches of network reliability evaluation, the multiple-variable-inversion sum-of-disjoint product approach finds a well-deserved niche as it provides the reliability or unreliability expression in a most efficient and compact manner. However, it does require an efficiently enumerated minimal inputs (minimal path, spanning tree, minimal k-trees, minimal cut, minimal global-cut, minimal k-cut) depending on the desired reliability. The present book covers these two aspects in detail through the descriptions of several algorithms devised by the ‘reliability fraternity’ and explained through solved examples to obtain and evaluate 2-terminal, k-terminal and all-terminal network reliability/unreliability measures and could be its USP. The accompanying web-based supplementary information containing modifiable Matlab® source code for the algorithms is another feature of this book. A very concerted effort has been made to keep the book ideally suitable for first course or even for a novice stepping into the area of network reliability. The mathematical treatment is kept as minimal as possible with an assumption on the readers’ side that they have basic knowledge in graph theory, probabilities laws, Boolean laws and set theory.

Fodor S Greek Islands

Author: Fodor's Travel Guides
Publisher: Fodor's Travel
ISBN: 1101878649
Size: 37.25 MB
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Fodor S Greek Islands from the Author: Fodor's Travel Guides. Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. For many travelers, the Greek Islands represent the ultimate Mediterranean getaway. Spectacular full-color images of impossibly blue seas, whitewashed alleyways draped in pink bougainvillea, and famous historical sites add a special dimension to Fodor's Greek Islands. Helpful tools such as an at-a-glance Island Finder and a cruise chapter make it easy for travelers to plan their perfect trip. Also included is full coverage of the big-city wonders of Athens. This travel guide includes: · Dozens of full-color maps · Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks · In-depth breakout features on Greek cuisine, Mykonos nightlife, and Santorini · Coverage of Athens, The Saronic Gulf Islands, The Sporades, Corfu, The Cyclades, Crete, Rhodes and the Dodecanese, and The Northern Aegean Islands Planning to visit more of Greece? Check out Fodor's country-wide travel guide to Greece.

Combinatorics Of Permutations Second Edition

Author: Miklos Bona
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439850518
Size: 31.55 MB
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Combinatorics Of Permutations Second Edition from the Author: Miklos Bona. A Unified Account of Permutations in Modern Combinatorics A 2006 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, the first edition of this bestseller was lauded for its detailed yet engaging treatment of permutations. Providing more than enough material for a one-semester course, Combinatorics of Permutations, Second Edition continues to clearly show the usefulness of this subject for both students and researchers and is recommended for undergraduate libraries by the MAA. Expanded Chapters Much of the book has been significantly revised and extended. This edition includes a new section on alternating permutations and new material on multivariate applications of the exponential formula. It also discusses several important results in pattern avoidance as well as the concept of asymptotically normal distributions. New Chapter An entirely new chapter focuses on three sorting algorithms from molecular biology. This emerging area of combinatorics is known for its easily stated and extremely difficult problems, which sometimes can be solved using deep techniques from seemingly remote branches of mathematics. Additional Exercises and Problems All chapters in the second edition have more exercises and problems. Exercises are marked according to level of difficulty and many of the problems encompass results from the last eight years.