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The Book of Times: From Seconds to Centuries, a Compendium of Measures
Lesley Alderman.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062074188.  Daedalus Item Code: 51651
 
Our relationship to time is complex and paradoxical; time stands still, and time also flies. Tomorrow is another day, yet there's no time like the present. And despite all of our time-saving devices, ... (Read More)
 
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Children's Book-a-Day Almanac
Anita Silvey.
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781596437081.  Daedalus Item Code: 42464
 
Part almanac—with entries on writers, illustrators, books, and publishers—and part reader's guide to some of the best children's literature and picture books ever produced, this book from former ... (Read More)
 
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The Complete Book of Home Improvement: Over 3000 Color Photographs and More than 400 Projects
Julian Cassell, Peter Parham, & Theresa Coleman.
Publisher: Covent Garden Books.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780756699512.  Daedalus Item Code: 41160
 
With more than 3,000 step-by-step color photos illustrating 400 projects—including altering a ceiling, building a wall, opening a new doorway, and installing a fireplace, as well as simpler tasks ... (Read More)
 
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The Dickson Baseball Dictionary: Third Edition
Paul Dickson. Skip McAfee, ed.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393340082.  Daedalus Item Code: 41470
 
Originally published in 1989, this "indispensable guide to the language of baseball" (San Diego Union-Tribune) has become an invaluable resource for those who love the game. Paul Dickson mines ... (Read More)
 
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Dictionary of Accounting Terms: Barron's Business Guides, Fifth Edition
Jae K. Shim & Joel G. Siegel.
Publisher: Barrons.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780764143106.  Daedalus Item Code: 43221
 
This fifth edition of the popular quick-reference dictionary defines more than 2500 accounting, auditing, compliance, and tax-related terms. It covers financial accounting and reporting, managerial ... (Read More)
 
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Dictionary of Word Origins: The Histories of More Than 8,000 English-Language Words
John Ayto.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611450538.  Daedalus Item Code: 50130
 
What is the linguistic link between such words as map and apron, acrobat and oxygen, zeal and jealousy, flour and pollen, secret and crime? Did you know that Yankee began as a nickname for Dutchmen? ... (Read More)
 
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Dutch: Biography of a Language
Roland Willemyns.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199858712.  Daedalus Item Code: 50825
 
More than 22 million people speak Dutch—primarily in the Netherlands, Belgium, Suriname, and the Antilles. Roland Willemyns here offers a well-researched and highly readable survey of the Dutch ... (Read More)
 
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The Encyclopedia of Crime
Oliver Cyriax, Colin Wilson and Damon Wilson.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585677634.  Daedalus Item Code: 40921
 
Separating the facts, history, and science of crime from the media reportage surrounding major cases, this illustrated encyclopedia surveys a broad history of criminal acts. The entries range from ... (Read More)
 
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Encyclopedia of Protestantism: Encyclopedia of World Religions
J. Gordon Melton.
Publisher: Checkmark Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780816077465.  Daedalus Item Code: 40661
 
Emphasizing the living faith and its historical and social backgrounds, in some 600 A-to-Z entries, this encyclopedia explores the theological concepts, personalities, historical events, ... (Read More)
 
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The Encyclopedia of the Indian Diaspora
Brij V. Lal, general ed. Peter Reeves, executive ed. Rajesh Rai, assistant ed.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780824831462.  Daedalus Item Code: 50746
 
With color and black and white photos, maps, or artwork on every page, this remarkable reference volume traces the influence of Indian communities in Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America, ... (Read More)
 
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Everything Explained Through Flowcharts: Including Tips for World Domination, Which Religion Offers the Best Afterlife, Alien Pickup Lines, and the Secret Recipe for Gettin' Laid Lemonade
Doogie Horner.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061826603.  Daedalus Item Code: 44332
 
According to book designer and stand-up comic Doogie Horner (host of The Ministry of Secret Jokes), everything—absolutely everything—in the seemingly random universe can be connected, ... (Read More)
 
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The First Book of Seconds: 220 of the Most Random, Remarkable, Respectable (and Regrettable) Runners-Up and Their Almost Claim to Fame
Matthew Murrie & Steve Murrie.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440507526.  Daedalus Item Code: 43152
 
Susan Lucci, Al Gore, the Buffalo Bills—they all won fame by coming in second, though they are the exception to the rule. In general, runners-up are doomed to dwell in obscurity, despite having come ... (Read More)
 
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