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The Perfect Car

Author : Nick Skeens
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John Barnard revolutionised Formula 1, and motorsport as a whole, through his unrelenting quest for perfection in racing car design. Written with Barnard's cooperation and with input from dozens of associates, drivers and rivals, this biography tells the entire story, both personal and professional, of a British design genius. Barnard's technical achievements are explored in detail--and in accessible language--with special emphasis on his brilliant initiatives while at McLaren (the first carbon-fiber composite chassis) and Ferrari (the first semi-automatic gearbox). The Perfect Car is also a human-interest story, telling a tale of innovation under intense pressure while Barnard endeavoured to maintain a stable family life. This is a landmark book that will be relished by anyone interested in motorsport and design.

Bmw I8 Notebook BMW Notebook 6x9 Ruled Sports Car Notebook Perfect Gift for Car Lovers

Author : Cars Notebook Place
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This is the perfect gift for anyone who loves BMW! Especially for someone who even owns one!6x9 with 120 pages! Ruled!


Author : Tom Moynihan
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What is perfect? Now that is the perfect question. It's a 300 if you're at the bowling alley. A 2400 if you're taking the SATs. And firm with a warm, red center if you order your steak medium-rare. While the execution of perfection depends on the subject in question, the result is always the same—complete satisfaction. This intriguing collection of what qualifies as perfection covers quite the array of topics. From the perfect pour of a pint and the perfect age to propose to the shape of the perfect face and the telling of the perfect joke, you will be pleasantly surprised by the scope of perfection. Simply put—it's Perfect.

The Only Way to Live

Author : Jeff Brewer
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Why do I continue to do the things I don't want to do? Why do I not do the things I know I should be doing? Author Jeff Brewer knows every believer faces those questions. "The Only Way To Live" exposes the flawed way most Christians try to live their lives and reveals the way to the fullness of the life lived by Jesus. The purpose is not to teach believers anything, but to train disciples to live the life Jesus clearly taught us to live. This is not a philosophical book. The practical steps you need to take to become a full-time disciple of Jesus are clearly outlined. When you finish reading this book you will know what Jesus meant in John 15 when He commanded us to 'abide in the vine.' You will know what Paul meant in Romans 8 when he exhorted us to 'walk in the Spirit.' "The Only Way To Live" will challenge you to change the way you live your Christian life.

In A Father s Eye

Author : Chris Lipps
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A devotional charge for spiritual men and women who need to restart their batteries in order to have a daily walk with God. Fathers! Husbands! Spiritual leaders! Listen to what I am about to say! I am about to charge your spiritual awareness like you have never been charged before. So stand up and show your family you are up for the challenge. The first thing we are going to do is teach you how to put God first. Next, we are going to discuss the differences between a Godly, spiritual leader and a sinful one. Then, we are going to show you how your actions can affect your family unit and home. Last, but certainly not least, we are going to laugh a little. So what are you waiting for? Are you ready for a devotional book unlike anything you have experienced? From Genesis to Revelation, from home to work; we probe, compare, and discuss various aspects of spiritual leaders who have lived this with success and failures.

Popular Mechanics

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Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.

Packer and Jack

Author : Rachel Hoffman
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LA isn't the easiest place to find goodness in humanity, and the six square downtown blocks Packer and Jack call home aren't the friendliest. Packer never had much choice; while going for ice cream, he was orphaned and took to misquoting the Bible to explain the unexplainable. Jack, wanting only to maintain the status quo, was abruptly shunted out the door of a twenty-year marriage. After a month in Beverly Park sanitarium, she learned to dine from samples on Safeway's deli counter and hide in plain sight dressed as a man. When the two meet at Sunday Breakfast, Packer takes an interest. On the street, he is the more capable of the two, having created out of a chaotic world his own peaceable kingdom. Jack is so frightened she can't even admit to her gender. After several years of self-pity, Jack cleans up but must own her current reality before she can claim her future. Both Packer and Jack reveal secrets, strategies, internal pain, true goodness, and love. The understanding and acceptance that permit both Packer and Jack to let go and grow those lessons are universal. This title is published by eLectio Publishing and is distributed worldwide by Untreed Reads."

I Love Car Collecting Because Punching People Is Frowned Upon

Author : Taffy Books
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A perfect notebook for any fans of Car Collecting No fluff and nonsense involved, just a pure and simple lined journal / notebook with a funny phrase on the front and all at a very low price for a decent gag gift. 6 x 9 in size 120 blank pages to deface as required Great eye catching cover. Buy one for your favorite co-worker, friend, husband, wife, partner or just about anyone who enjoys a good laugh and Car Collecting!

Ask Click and Clack

Author : Tom Magliozzi
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In a whimsical automotive reference, the hosts of the zany NPR series Car Talk answer one hundred frequently asked questions about all kinds of vehicle conundrums in their own anecdotal style. Original.

On the Road Driving Adventures Pleasures and Discoveries

Author : Peter Schindler
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"We had been driving all day in Brittany, where making cider and cr�pes is an art. We bought one bottle of the cider, for memory's sake, and a cookbook, too, Cr�pes and Galettes, to add to my wife's sprawling collection of such items...". There are a million books about cars, but none about driving, until now: 'On the Road' unashamedly celebrates the pleasures of driving. 'On the Road' is full of stunning photographs of magnificent roads, breath-taking landscapes and people at one with their cars. The book is about driving experiences around the world, told by a man who has had a life-long passion for driving. 'On the Road' takes the reader on a journey discovering how beautiful and refreshing driving, and life, can be.

The Chariot Makers

Author : Steve Matchett
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Former F1 mechanic turned TV broadcaster Steve Matchett is trapped overnight in New York, in a fogbound JFK Airport with some fellow motor racing enthusiasts. With no sign of the fog letting up and a long twelve hours to get through, talk inevitably turns to Formula 1. During the course of the night, and fuelled by regular trips to the departure lounge bar, the three protagonists, drawing upon Matchett's encyclopaedic knowledge of life in the F1 pit lane, decide to piece together the perfect Formula 1 Grand Prix car... Starting with the monocoque (or chassis) and moving through the engine type, gearbox, exhaust, suspension and aerodynamics etc, no bolt is left unexamined in Matchett's comprehensive and detailed, technical expose of the inner workings of the fastest cars on the planet. In straightforward, clear and concise language, Matchett explains how the F1 teams have arrived at their current state-of-the-art designs; how, exactly, a Formula 1 car is put together.

Lauren Fix s Guide to Loving Your Car

Author : Lauren Fix
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Lauren Fix's straight-forward, clear and fun advice makes caring for your car easy so you can actually enjoy driving and owning one. With Lauren Fix's Guide to Loving Your Car, you'll soon be a confident, knowledgeable car owner who knows what is important in taking care of your car. With Lauren Fix on your side, you'll know: *How to select the best car for your lifestyle--and safest car for your family *Essential and easy maintenance for your car *What to have ready in case of a crash or emergency *Driving tips for all kinds of weather and traffic conditions *How to talk to your car mechanic in language you can both understand *How to master easy car repairs--and which repairs to avoid *Much more! Lauren Fix is the ideal resource for all car-related questions, and Lauren Fix's Guide to Loving Your Car is full of tips and inside knowledge to keep you in the know and your car on the road.

Pro Core Data for iOS

Author : Michael Privat
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The power of Core Data allows iOS developers to efficiently store and retrieve application data using familiar object-oriented paradigms. Pro Core Data for iOS explains both how and why to use Core Data for data storage, from simple to advanced techniques. Covering common and advanced persistence patterns, this book prepares any iOS developer to store and retrieve data accurately and proficiently. Lots of iOS development books touch on Core Data, taking you through a few mainstream use cases for storing and retrieving data in your iOS applications. In Pro Core Data for iOS, however, we take you further into Core Data and show you how to leverage the power of this data framework. After reading this book, you’ll be able to answer all of these questions: What are all the parts of Core Data, and how do they interact? How do I create my own custom store? Should I use plain NSManagedObject instances or custom classes? How do I undo and redo Core Data actions? How do I filter, sort, and aggregate data? What is “faulting,” and why should I care? Suppose I want to change my data model; how do I migrate my users’ data? Pro Core Data for iOS delves into these and other Core Data questions. With explanations, diagrams, code samples, and working explanations, this book will make you a Core Data pro!

How to Build a Car

Author : Adrian Newey
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'Adrian has a unique gift for understanding drivers and racing cars. He is ultra competitive but never forgets to have fun. An immensely likeable man.' Damon HillThe world's foremost designer in Formula One, Adrian Newey OBE is arguably one of Britain's greatest engineers and this is his fascinating, powerful memoir.How to Build a Car explores the story of Adrian's unrivalled 35-year career in Formula One through the prism of the cars he has designed, the drivers he has worked alongside and the races in which he's been involved. A true engineering genius, even in adolescence Adrian's thoughts naturally emerged in shape and form - he began sketching his own car designs at the age of 12 and took a welding course in his school summer holidays. From his early career in IndyCar racing and on to his unparalleled success in Formula One, we learn in comprehensive, engaging and highly entertaining detail how a car actually works. Adrian has designed for the likes of Mario Andretti, Nigel Mansell, Alain Prost, Damon Hill, David Coulthard, Mika Hakkinen, Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel, always with a shark-like purity of purpose: to make the car go faster. And while his career has been marked by unbelievable triumphs, there have also been deep tragedies; most notably Ayrton Senna's death during his time at Williams in 1994. Beautifully illustrated with never-before-seen drawings, How to Build a Car encapsulates, through Adrian's remarkable life story, precisely what makes Formula One so thrilling - its potential for the total synchronicity of man and machine, the perfect combination of style, efficiency and speed.

Perfect Together

Author : Lisa Plumley
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"Plumley's humor sparkles in this thoroughly engaging tale about what's real and what isn't." --Booklist (starred review) Nationally bestselling author Lisa Plumley has charmed readers and critics alike with her gift for sparkling screwball romance. Now, she turns reality TV upside down with a totally different take on prime-time love... After her long-running sitcom is cancelled, actress Marley Madison finds herself a typecast has-been at the ripe old age of twenty-seven. Her career needs a jump-start, fast--and an incognito appearance on the hit reality game show Dream Date will prove her acting ability to the world. But before long, she finds herself wanting to prove something entirely different to her fellow contestant, Jake Jarvis. There's something decidedly un-Hollywood about Jake, a sportscaster whose laid-back charm belies something deeper than an intimate understanding of box scores. And the better Marley gets to know him, the harder it is to remember her motivation. Because she's beginning to realize that what makes her career could break both their hearts--if reality and honesty are on different wavelengths... "Engaging, well-developed protagonists and an abundance of appealing secondary characters, especially an adorable four-year-old and the heroine's geeky twin sister, who definitely needs her own story, add to the fun. This effervescent and heartwarming comedy will appeal to fans of Rachel Gibson and Elizabeth Bevarly." --Library Journal "Perfect Together is the perfect recipe for an entertaining and satisfying romantic read. I'm hastily jotting down this author's backlist for my next trip to the bookstore, because this one was so delightful." --The Romance Reader's Connection "Lisa Plumley scores another big winner with Perfect Together. An ensemble of fabulous characters, smart and often very funny dialogue, fine pacing and some great comedic scenes is an expert combination that will often have you laughing out loud and smiling long after you turn the last page." --Bookloons "Plumley is becoming a master at blending silly and poignant. She hits all the marks with 'Perfect Together!'"--The Oakland Press newspaper "I enjoyed this book from beginning to end!" -- Romance and Friends "Lisa Plumley creates charming characters. Her books are a delight!" -- USA Today best-selling author Rachel Gibson "Lisa Plumley is a comedic buried treasure! Screwball comedy with sizzle, Perfect Together blends laugh-out-loud antics and touching romance." --Romantic Times BOOKclub "Perfect Together is a perfectly spontaneous, perfectly fun fish-out-of-water splash!" -- Stephanie Bond, author of I Think I Love You

Cruising Into Paradise

Author : Jasmuheen
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Transform or Die

Author : David S. Baskin
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Transform or Die: Company Imperatives for Success in a Global Information Economy, is a book that addresses the essentials of a changing Flat world. Transform or Die provides methods, rationales and instructions for how to develop and implement cross-cultural communication business strategies that must be addressed to be able to compete and succeed in the 21st century. The content is based on over 30 years of experience as an organization and executive development consultant, both internal and external to corporations. The content is based on research from authors and sources within relevant fields, as well as research I have conducted.

The Fall of Perdition

Author : Earl E. Gobel
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I am a professional truck driver for 25 years. Most of my books are done behind the wheel of my truck and my steering wheel is my desk.

How to Build a Car The Autobiography of the World s Greatest Formula 1 Designer

Author : Adrian Newey
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'Adrian has a unique gift for understanding drivers and racing cars. He is ultra competitive but never forgets to have fun. An immensely likeable man.' Damon Hill

The Maid of Honor

Author : S. D. Lewis
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If you like reading about family, fights, sex, mystery, surprise, gossip, jealousy, excitement, suspense, pain, joy, sadness, death, life, love, hate, wealth, and poverty, you will love The Maid of Honor. This book is about the relationship between two sisters, Willie Mae and her younger sister Angie. Both girls have grown up in the lap of luxury, but that is all they have in common. Angie is spoiled rotten and takes full advantage of her status in life. She loves to spend money, and her attitude toward those that have less than she is, is blatant. She feels that she is better than almost everyone (including her sister). She is in a relationship with Darryl Jenkins, the son of a famous wealthy Holy Ghost–filled minister from the ATL. Willie Mae grew up in the same household, but these two girls are as different as day and night. Willie Mae works in a bank, and she loves her life of living a quiet life at home with her parents and leading the church youth. Not having a man in her life bothers her, but she realizes that the old saying "there is someone for everyone" is not necessarily true, and she is happy with the life she has made for herself. Being a daddy's girl is enough for her—well, it was until Angie came home after an evening with Darryl excited that she was now engaged. This announcement alone sent Willie Mae's life into a panic and everyone around her into a state of confusion. Describing this book, many words come to mind, superbly crafted, generous hearted, evil temptation, a delicious love story, engaging and memorable. When you read this book, you will experience many emotions. I promise you, you will laugh, cry, yell, curse, and you will relate differently to each character. The Maid of Honor is a book that will make you happy that you took the time to get to know the story of Willie Mae and Angie Johnson.