At an isolated location along the Columbia River in 1944, the world's first plutonium factory became operational, producing fuel for the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, during World War II. Former Seattle Times science writer Hill Williams traces the amazing, tragic story - from the dawn of nuclear science to Cold War testing in the Marshall Islands.
"Interesting but dry"
In the 1950s, mental illness was in the closet, a condition rarely discussed beyond immediate family members. A young mother struggles with bipolar disorder, abusing alcohol and prescription drugs before seeking psychiatric help. Their solution: mind-altering shock and insulin treatments. Her husband, fighting to keep the love of his life, focuses on her recovery, working two jobs to cover the costs of a decade-long cycle of depression.
"A heartfelt story of a family dealing with mental"
Something haunts the woods of Olympic National Park, a nightmare in hiding. Its existence has been kept secret by a conspiracy that stretches back to President Thomas Jefferson and the Lewis & Clark expedition. The truth that we have not been alone on this Earth would have forever been lost except that some species just won't die.
"Interesting, action packed, but . . . ."
If you have had limited success with online dating or wonder if it will work for you, then this online dating guide will reveal the secrets to a successful online dating experience and help you find and attract the right man.
Have you ever wondered how much that guy with the cardboard sign makes? One economics student did and he decided to find out. During the summer of his senior year at college, while earning a B.A. in Economics and Political Science, David P. Spears spent 80 hours undercover as a panhandler. Systematically recording every transaction at the exit ramp, Spears captured a rarely seen picture of how modern urban charity works.
"Factual yet fascinating"
The quest to live forever continues. But why do we want to live forever? And is immortality even possible? It seems easy to imagine it (at least at first!), but after considering the idea a little more carefully, problems become obvious. Boredom, loneliness, and the effects (or ravages) of time on the body and the mind might all take their toll as the ages pass. These subjective problems, together with the more objective question of how a body might live forever, are all considered in this audiobook.
"Only for Deep Thinkers!"
Ali Asadi's Medical Marketing Toolkit is an indispensable guide for the medical business professional. He covers in detail such topics as designing an inviting reception area; marketing through brochures, newsletters, and your personal website; determining patient attitudes through surveys; and analyzing your competition. His 20 Golden Rules provide valuable tips for improving your business.
A Psychology Journal: Psychological Testing and Measurement speaks in-depth of test reliability
Chris is a single parent, widower, who makes a living telling stories of great heroic acts. But for his part, he doesn't truly believe heroism exists any longer, especially not after his wife's death. Until he takes his two young sons on their first backpacking trip on the last August weekend before school starts when they are chased from their tent by a creature of the woods with aberrant behavior. He flees with his sons into the cover of night thinking the threat has passed them by.
"Camping will never be the same for me!"
Hi - My name is Nick Vulich. I’ve spent over fifteen years as a retail manager, and have personally hired close to five hundred employees. Clerks, managers, warehouse workers, you name it, I’ve interviewed, and hired them.
"A real eye-opener!!"
James awakens to the glow of red emergency lights and discovers himself locked in his quarters aboard the deep space vessel Odyssey. Communication circuits are severed, and the Artificial Intelligence system is malfunctioning. It doesn't take the young cadet long to realize that the technical issues he's experiencing are among the least of his concerns. Dark things wrapped loosely in human flesh haunt the strangely vacant halls of the Odyssey, and James can't be sure whether they really exist or he has lost his mind to the rigors of space.
"Interesting and Suprising"
Leadership beckons to all of us in our journey to success. Yet, we struggle to articulate in plain language the characteristics universal to many of our great leaders. Discover The Leader In You by Dr. Turner Joy, which fulfills this gap in our ever changing workplace. His newly released book is easy to follow and broad enough to appeal to the newly appointed manager as well as the seasoned executive.
Have you felt confused over which console system would be the best buy for you? This purpose of this e-book is not to 'sell' one system over the other. Both are remarkable advances in technology entertainment today. It is a guide to help consumers systemically go through the various features and options, to assist them in reaching a decision based upon their goals. It is important when making a buying decision to do the research, so it will be a purchase the buyer is pleased with. Download your copy now.