By Harlow G. Unger
He fought for Washington, served with Lincoln, witnessed Bunker Hill, and sounded the clarion opposed to slavery at the eve of the Civil conflict. He negotiated an finish to the struggle of 1812, engineered the annexation of Florida, and received the splendid court docket choice that freed the African captives of The Amistad. He served his state as minister to 6 international locations, secretary of kingdom, senator, congressman, and president.
John Quincy Adams was once all of these items and extra. during this masterful biography, award profitable writer Harlow Giles Unger unearths Quincy Adams as a towering determine within the nation’s adolescence and some of the most brave figures in American heritage, that is why he ranked first in John F. Kennedy’s Pulitzer Prize–winning Profiles in Courage.
A magisterial biography and a sweeping landscape of yank heritage from the Washington to Lincoln eras, Unger’s John Quincy Adams follows one in all America’s most crucial but least-known figures.
By Joe Celko
SQL--Structured question Language--is the language all relational databases use to make enquiries. This crucial booklet teaches SQL programming within the shortest attainable time. It covers either the ANSI typical because the minimal requirement, and likewise discusses varied implementations. It additionally serves as a convenient reference.
By Warren Fellows
Take into consideration the main wretched day of your existence. probably it was once whilst somebody you liked died, or in the event you have been badly harm in an coincidence, or an afternoon if you have been so terrified you'll scarcely undergo it. No think 4,000 of these days in a single substantial chew. In 1978, Warren Fellows used to be convicted in Thailand of heroin trafficking and used to be sentenced to existence imprisonment. the wear and tear performed is his tale of an unthinkable nightmare in a spot the place sewer rats and cockroaches are the one nutritious foodstuff, and the place the worst punishment is the khun deo - solitary confinement, Thai sort. Fellows used to be definitely responsible of his crime, yet he persevered and survived human-rights abuses past mind's eye. this isn't his plea for forgiveness, nor his denial of guilt; it's the tale of a tribulation that nobody would need on their worst enemy. it truly is an important learn: heartbreaking, attention-grabbing and most unlikely to place down.
By David A. Adler
The Cam Jansen books are ideal for younger readers who're making the transition to bankruptcy books, and Cam is a spunky younger heroine whom readers have enjoyed for over 20 years. Now the 1st ten books within the sequence have up-to-date covers that carry new existence to those perennial best-sellers. outdated fanatics and new readers will love Cam's cool, glossy glance!
By James Scott Bell
Homicide, betrayal, and a tribulation that feeds a media frenzy. Can one lady stand opposed to the forces that threaten to rip her family members aside? Pastor Ron Hamilton's superstar is emerging. His 8,000-strong church is prospering. His beauty and air of mystery make him a good speaker on kin values. And his booklet on pornography within the church has develop into an unforeseen bestseller. every thing is ideal. till a tender woman's physique is chanced on in a seedy lodge room. the girl is a porn big name. And all of the proof within the homicide issues to at least one guy: Ron. With the noose tightening round her husband's neck, Dallas Hamilton faces a decision: think the doubtless irrefutable facts---or the voice of her middle. the clicking has already reached its verdict, and the general public echoes it. yet Dallas is decided to do no matter what it takes to discover the reality. after which a depressing mystery from Dallas's prior threatens to take all of them down. because the clock ticks towards Ron's conviction and imprisonment, and an underworld of evil encircles her, Dallas needs to assemble all her belief in God to find what fairly occurred in that lodge room . . . no matter if it potential wasting religion in her husband perpetually.
By Vicki Judah
Unique Animal Care and administration offers a entire and distinctive studying event, focusing totally on unique animal care, and husbandry. Written with an emphasis at the good thing about direct, hands-on wisdom of the species makes this source distinctive. It addresses habit, habitat, husbandry and vitamin for every species. universal ailments for every species are mentioned at size, from the viewpoint of supplying nursing care, and spotting indicators of illnesses. The spouse pupil workbook presents genuine case stories and examine questions at once relating to the textual content.
By James St. James
Filenote: as asked this is often version for ddl. The replica is 1999, S&S, no conceal and with identify Bloodbath basically. Goodreads exhibits unique name as Disco Bloodbath. Later versions have been titled as Party Monster. Please permit me be aware of if name wishes correcting.
ISBN from within 9781416583264
When Party Monster was first released, it created a typhoon of controversy for its startlingly brilliant, strikingly clean, and outrageous depiction of the hedonistic global of the 90s manhattan urban membership teenagers, for whom not anything used to be too outré—including homicide.
Nominated for the Edgar Award for most sensible true-crime ebook of the 12 months, it additionally marked the debut of an audaciously gifted author, James St. James, who himself were a membership child and shut pal and confidant of Michael Alig, the younger guy convicted of killing the drug broker often called Angel. this can be the interior tale of existence in golf equipment just like the Tunnel and The Limelight and putting with top lighting like Keith Haring and RuPaul and the medicine, intercourse, song, and mayhem that existed throughout the heyday of latest York urban membership culture.
Edgar Award Nominee for top truth Crime (2000)
By Larry Ullman
It hasn't taken internet builders lengthy to find that once it involves growing dynamic, database-driven websites, MySQL and personal home page offer a profitable open resource mixture. upload this e-book to the combo, and there is no restrict to the strong, interactive sites that builders can create. With step by step directions, whole scripts, and specialist tips on how to consultant readers, veteran writer and database clothier Larry Ullman will get down to company: After grounding readers with separate discussions of first the scripting language (PHP) after which the database application (MySQL), he is going directly to hide safeguard, periods and cookies, and utilizing extra internet instruments, with a number of sections dedicated to growing pattern functions. This advisor is fundamental for intermediate- to complicated point internet designers who are looking to change their static websites with whatever dynamic. during this variation, the majority of the hot fabric covers the newest models of either applied sciences: personal home page 6 (due out in 2008) and MySQL five (available now). The book's booklet date is probably going to overcome the reputable unlock of personal home page 6, making it one of many first books to be had at the topic.