The Complete Idiot's Guide to RVing, 3e

Author: April Maher,Brent Peterson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101589116

Category: Travel

Page: 384

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An updated and revised guide for the more than 30 million Americans who are living the RV lifestyle and the millions of others who have considered it but have not yet taken the plunge, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to RVing, Second Edition, includes the following: Basic facts about the different types of RVs-camper, van, motor home, bus, or tow rig-and the advantages of each; Advice on buying your RV, from dealer negotiations to acquiring the proper insurance; Driving tips for piloting your RV; Information on how to choose a campground with an eye for water, electricity, propane, wastewater dump, hookups, phone, cable, and campground rules.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to RVing

Author: Brent Peterson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1592574661

Category: Transportation

Page: 404

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Covers all aspects of RV living from selecting the right RV and towing vehicles, to basic maintenance, driving tips, and cooking on the road and includes helpful information on the different types of RVs, new products, and technology, as well as travel tips. Original. 15,000 first printing.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to American Literature

Author: Laurie Rozakis

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101198818

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 496

View: 957

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You're no idiot, of course. You know that Samuel Clemens had a better-known pen name, Moby Dick is a famous whale, and the Raven only said,"Nevermore." But when it comes to understanding the great works of Mark Twain, Herman Melville, and Edgar Allan Poe, you'd rather rent the videos than head to your local library. Don't tear up your library card yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to American Literature teaches you all about the rich tradition of American prose and poetry, so you can fully appreciate its magnificent diversity.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Great Quotes for All Occasions

Author: Elaine Bernstein Partnow

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1436255937

Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 3450

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Say the right thing at the right time. This essential reference brings together well-known (and not-so-well-known!) speakers- including those from the Bible, actors, poets, humorists, scientists, and literary and political figures-whose ideas, activism, services, talent, and labor have influenced society. Perfect for speeches for every occasion, including graduations, weddings, retirement parties, anniversaries, public speaking engagements, and so on. * Presented in an intuitive, cross-referenced organization * Includes hilarious anecdotes and a short bio of each author, a brief contextual note for each quote, and an index of keywords to help you find the appropriate words for any occasion quickly

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Starting and Running a Winery

Author: Thomas Pellechia

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440653488

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

View: 6130

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Making the dream a reality? For many people, owning and running a winery is a dream job. According to Wine Business Monthly, the number of wineries in the U.S. has jumped 26% in less than three years. To carry out this dream, one must understand that wine making involves both science and art. Starting a winery is just like starting any other business and requires planning and a deep understanding of the industry. In The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Starting and Running a Winery, readers will learn: ?How to put together a business plan ?Different varieties of grapes and wines ?How to lay out a floor plan and what equipment is needed ?How to promote wines

Backen für Dummies

Author: Emily Nolan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9783527703883

Category:

Page: 283

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Wollten Sie nicht schon immer mal Ihrem Liebsten einen Geburtstagskuchen backen oder ein paar Freunde zu einem richtig netten Kaffeeklatsch einladen? Backen ist kinderleicht und macht Spaß! Emily Nolan weiht Sie in die Geheimnisse des Backens ein. Zunächst zeigt sie, wie Sie Ihre Küche so organisieren, dass Sie alle Zutaten und Gerätschaften beim Backen zur Hand haben, welches Backzubehör Sie unbedingt brauchen, welche Backzutaten sich in Ihrem Vorratsschrank befinden sollten und wie Sie die Zutaten richtig abmessen. Dann geht's auch schon mit dem Backen los. Über 100 Rezepte, von Plätzchen über einfache Kuchen bis zu raffinierten Torten, laden zum Nachbacken ein.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to U.S. Government and Politics

Author: Franco Scardino

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101057696

Category: Political Science

Page: 400

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The governed must know their government. Understanding how our government functions and the political forces that influence it is vital for all Americans. As a comprehensive overview and history of the subject, this book is designed to help anyone interested in learning about our government and the origins of its complex inner workings, our political system, and key elements that have affected our growth as a nation, all while serving as the best supplementary reading a student can get. - Author is an experienced Advanced Placement teacher - Students looking to take AP exams are a ready audience, along with citizenship applicants and CNN junkies - Large renewable market - Suitable as supplemental reading for coursework

Camping Digest

The Complete Guide to Successful Camping

Author: Janet Groene

Publisher: Krause Publications

ISBN: 9780873494557

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 320

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Designed to outfit campers with everything they need to know for an enjoyable outdoors experience, this reference provides comprehensive listings of camping gear, manufacturers, national and state parks, leading campgrounds, and U.S. travel organizations. Feature articles offer advice on equipment, campgrounds, setting up, and enjoying the great outdoors.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Dating, 2E

Author: Judy Kuriansky

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101222220

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 416

View: 9301

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You're no idiot, of course! You're smart, funny, and well put-together. In fact, your friends and family consider you quite the "catch." But when it comes to getting a date on Friday night, the only person calling you is Mom--who's hoping that you're not at home! Don't call it a night just yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Dating, Second Edition by renowned radio personality Dr Judy Kuriansky shows you how to make your mother proud and get the date of your dreams.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Ghosts and Hauntings

Author: Tom Ogden

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0786549076

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 400

View: 6940

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Whether it's chain-rattling apparitions, weeping statues of the Virgin Mary, or urban legends such as the "Phantom Hitchhiker, " this guide provides a fun and fascinating assessment of spooks, spirits, and things that go bump in the night.

Tailgating

Author: David Blend

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780028644011

Category: Games

Page: 164

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Tailgating is a hugely popular and uniquely American pastime. -- Discover the fun and informative secrets of tailgating, like how to paint your face, how to best cure a hangover, and how to best mooch beer from a stranger's keg! -- Virtually every college and university in the U.S. with football teams host tailgate parties, attended by both the current enrolled students, and twice as many alumni! Tailgating is defined, by the American Tailgater Website thusly: "To participate in a picnic that is served from the tailgate of a vehicle, as before a sports event." The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Tailgating will be the ultimate and ONLY book you'll need to planning and executing -- and attending -- a tailgate party. The author will offer excellent advice on the best kinds of barbeque equipment, such as gas grills versus charcoal grills, coolers, and where to go to purchase the best tailgating accessories. He also offers up cooking tips, deciding what best to cook, and discusses the special equipment for battling the elements (shades, tarps, space heaters). More importantly, the book will also feature invaluable tips on perhaps the most important element of tailgating: drinking. We'll show you how to mooch beer from other peoples' kegs (and keeping fellow moochers away from yours), how best to tap a keg, how to keep a keg from going flat, and how to hoist a keg without ruining your back. Additionally, the book will feature a crucial section on hangover prevention and cures, with science backed by a prominent expert on the study of hangovers, Dr. Jeffrey Weise, of Tulane University. All of this, plus much, much more, will be cram-packed into 192 fun-filled and informative book pages.

Schach für Dummies

Author: James Eade

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527692010

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 351

View: 7603

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Schach besteht aus mehr als den einfachen Regeln, wie eine Figur ziehen darf. Es ist von Taktik, Finten, Phantasie und Strategien geprägt. Um dieses Spiel, das manche als Kunst, andere als Wissenschaft sehen, ranken sich Mythen und es erschuf seine eigenen Helden. Der Autor James Eade bedient die ganze Bandbreite an Bedürfnissen, die ein Anfänger hat. Neben den Grundregeln erhält der Leser eine Anleitung zur erfolgreichen Gestaltung der verschiedenen Spielphasen: der Eröffnung, des Mittel- und Endspiels. Computer- und Turnierschach kommen auch nicht zu kurz. Die Magie des Spiels zeigt er anhand der legendärsten Partien und berühmtesten Spieler auf. Alles in allem das Rundum-Wohlfühl-Paket für Schachanfänger.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Superfood Cookbook

Author: Heidi McIndoo MS RD LDN,Shelly James

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1436212537

Category: Cooking

Page: 336

View: 9945

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Take healthy eating to a whole new level. With the declining popularity of fad diets, many people are turning to sensible, moderate eating habits that include foods that go beyond basic nutrition. Inside, readers will find recipes for the super fruits and vegetables, protein, and spices and flavors. * One of the superfoods, blueberries, have been ranked No. 1 in antioxidant activity compared with 40 other fresh fruits and vegetables * Wild Oats, a chain of health food stores, is promoting 20 different superfoods, from berries to seeds and yogurt

Forrest Gump

Author: Winston Groom

Publisher: Edel:Books

ISBN: 395530616X

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 329

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Er ist ein Idiot. Er ist ein Genie. Er ist ein Ereignis. Dieser Mensch verändert das Leben aller Menschen, die das Glück haben, ihm zu begegnen. Sein Name ist Forrest Gump. Dies ist die warmherzige, tief berührende Geschichte eines gutmütigen Mannes aus Alabama, der einen Orden für seine Tapferkeit im Vietnamkrieg erhält und den Präsidenten von Amerika trifft. Eines ganz und gar ungewöhnlichen Menschen. Für die einen ist er ein naiver Schwachkopf, für die anderen ein Held. Was immer er auch anpackt, es geht garantiert schief. In Wirklichkeit aber zählt für Forrest Gump nur Jenny – die große Liebe seines Lebens...

12 Rules For Life

Ordnung und Struktur in einer chaotischen Welt - Dieses Buch verändert Ihr Leben!

Author: Jordan B. Peterson

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641239842

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

View: 9721

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Der Nr.1-Bestseller aus den USA: Wie man in einer von Chaos und Irrsinn regierten Welt bei Verstand bleibt! Wie können wir in der modernen Welt überleben? Jordan B. Peterson beantwortet diese Frage humorvoll, überraschend und informativ. Er erklärt, warum wir Kinder beim Skateboarden alleine lassen sollten, welches grausame Schicksal diejenigen ereilt, die alles allzu schnell kritisieren und warum wir Katzen, die wir auf der Straße antreffen, immer streicheln sollten. Doch was bitte erklärt uns das Nervensystem eines Hummers über unsere Erfolgschancen im Leben? Und warum beteten die alten Ägypter die Fähigkeit zu genauer Beobachtung als höchste Gottheit an? Dr. Peterson diskutiert Begriffe wie Disziplin, Freiheit, Abenteuer und Verantwortung und kondensiert Wahrheit und Weisheit der Welt in 12 praktischen Lebensregeln. »12 Rules For Life« erschüttert die Grundannahmen von moderner Wissenschaft, Glauben und menschlicher Natur. Dieses Buch verändert Ihr Leben garantiert!

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Flour-Free Eating

Author: Keith Wayne Berkowitz, M.D.,Shelly James

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101198044

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 288

View: 4656

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A healthy choice...includes 150 recipes. The Complete Idiot's Guide®t o Flour-Free Eating has all the information readers need to easily and comfortably get on, and stick to, a healthier eating plan. It explains to readers what they can eat and what they should avoid, including important guidance on how to identify hidden flour in processed foods and how to stay flour free while eating out. ?Includes more than 150 flour-and sugar-free recipes ?Diabetes now affects over 18 million Americans, and since flour = sugar, eliminating flour is a must to help combat these and other illnesses

The Complete Idiot's Guide to the College Diet Cookbook

Author: Shelly James

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1436294452

Category: Cooking

Page: 288

View: 1234

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Now college students can feed their minds-and their bodies! This unique cookbook serves up easy-to-follow, mouth-watering recipes that students can make in record time with just apartment or dorm appliances. Packed with great meals, snacks, and desserts that are quick to prepare and healthy alternatives to restaurants or prepared foods, this indispensable student resource is the most essential bookstore purchase a college student will make. -The only book of its kind that features both recipes and a plan for healthy eating for college students -Most of the recipes can be prepared in less time than it would take to be served at a restaurant or on the meal plan -Recipes tested and approved by students at four major universities -Provides extensive nutritional information

The complete idiot's guide to America Online

Author: John Pivovarnick

Publisher: Alpha Computer

ISBN: 9781567615975

Category: Computers

Page: 328

View: 5768

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This book's friendly format combines solid instruction with a light-hearted style full of wit and humor that takes the fear out of learning how to get connected and use one of the most popular online services, America Online.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Bridal Showers

Author: Jennifer N. Barr,Jennifer R. Barr

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780028631837

Category: Reference

Page: 317

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Provides advice on topics such as setting up a budget, choosing a theme, creating invitations and favors, and designing a menu