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Cat to the Dogs: A Joe Grey Mystery
Shirley Rousseau Murphy
0061059889
October 2000
Mass Market Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
Recommended only for dedicated cat lovers, this lackluster tale is the latest outing (after Cat in the Dark) featuring the feline Sherlock Holmes named Joe Grey and his companion, Dulcie. As usual, the cats not only outsmart most humans, but also make telephone calls, order take-out and speak perfect English, although only to each other and a few favored people. Hunting in Hellhag Canyon, Joe witnesses a fatal car accident that appears to be murder. While local police search for the victim's identity, Dulcie is keeping an eye on neighbor Lucinda Greenlaw's house. Just widowed, Lucinda, who's waiting for the funeral and a possible inheritance, has been surrounded by her husband's unsavory relatives. Joe and Dulcie suspect that Shamas Greenlaw's death while boating was no accident, especially when his black market...


While the Clock Ticked (Hardy Boys Mystery Stories Series #11)
Franklin W. Dixon
0448089114
May 1976
Hardcover
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Troll Bride
Joseph Locke
0613732464
June 1998
Hardcover
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Card catalog description
Only "a prince she desires" can save Sabrina from marrying a troll, and her aunts discover that Harvey fits the bill. --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.


Cat Fear No Evil
Shirley Rousseau Rousseau Murphy
0061015601
December 2004
Mass Market Paperback
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Book Description
What's the perfect read for fans of New York Times bestselling mystery authors Lilian Jackson Braun and Rita Mae Brown? This delightful ninth Joe Grey Mystery from award-winning author Shirley Rousseau Murphy. When antiques and valuables begin to disappear from residents' homes, Joe Grey, Feline Detective, knows that something is very wrong in sleepy Molena Point, California. Lost are a five hundred thousand dollar painting, a diamond choker, and most shocking to Joe, his owner Clyde's vintage Packard roadster. But even a seasoned tomcat like Joe isn't prepared for the return of a yellow-eyed, sinister black cat who had terrorized him and his girlfriend Dulcie years before. The acid-tongued Azrael had paired with an old crook to loot the town and spread fear among the unsuspecting residents. Could Azrael and his...


Locke Art Glass: A Guide for Collectors with Photographic Illustrations of 190 Examples
Joseph H. Locke
0486254003
October 1987
Paperback
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Book Description
Superb, edited reproduction of rare original sales catalog from the workshop of one of America’s premier glassmakers. Excellent photographs of exquisitely etched stemware, vases, pitchers, decanters, steins, etc. Price lists, biography of Locke, more. Invaluable aid for identifying, authenticating collectible Locke glass.


Second Treatise of Government (Library of Essential Reading Series)
John Locke
0760760950
August 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
This essential volume features John Locke's hand-corrected text with an outstanding introduction to Locke's life and role in intellectual history, his principal works, and their purpose. Written by the editor, Richard Cox, the introduction also outlines the course of both treatises of government and analyzes the problems of interpretation. Also included are a list of the principal dates in the life of John Locke as well as a selected bibliography. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.

The publisher, Prentice-Hall Humanities/Social Science
Library of Liberal Arts title. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.


The Mystery of the Morphing Hockey Stick (The Freaky Joe Club)
P.J. McMahon
0689862628
September 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
There can beonly three inthe Freaky Joe ClubThose are the rules, set down by Freaky Joe himself in the big red book, slightly chewed on one corner and wrapped in a locked bicycle chain. The newest chapter of the Freaky Joe Club consists of Conor, Timmy, and Jack, and their mission is to solve crimes and fight evil in Ship's Cove, Texas -- if they can only convince anyone that three is evil in Ship's Cove.The gang tackles its latest case when the Ship's Cove Bullfrogs find themselves in a surprise run for the Siege of the Alamo roller hockey championship. But why does important hockey equipment keep disappearing at the worst possible moment? Why can't the league's top player score a goal? Could someone want to win badly enough to cheat? Who exactly is The Howler? And most of all,...WHO IS FREAKY JOE?


Juran's Institute's Six Sigma: Breakthrough and Beyond
Joseph De Feo
0071422277
September 2003
Hardcover
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Book Description
Based on the Juran Institute's breakthrough method, Juran's Six Sigma: Breakthrough and Beyond goes beyond certification or implementation processes discussed in most six sigma texts to prepare an organization's managers -- at all levels -- to deal with the practical day-to-day human, structural, and technological issues which arise when initiating and maintaining a Six Sigma effort. Juran's Six Sigma: Breakthrough and Beyond allows you to modify your program to suit your individual requirements. With this book, you get everything you need to improve and maintain Six-Sigma breakthrough performance long after the consultants have packed up and gone home.

From the Inside Flap
"All in all, a welcome contribution to a vital human activity -- managing for quality." --...


In Sheep's Clothing: A Handspinner's Guide to Wool
Nola Fournier
1931499381
April 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
This highly readable, authoritative reference provides a comprehensive look at the characteristics of wool of 100 breeds of sheep. Essential reading for handspinners, wool growers, and other fiber craft enthusiasts, this guide gives special attention to fleece characteristics, methods of preparation and spinning, and best end use. Everything from baby-soft merino to silky lincoln to sturdy karakul-the full range of nature's miracle fiber-is represented here with expert advice on selecting top-quality fleeces; cleaning wool efficiently and thoroughly; teasing, flicking, combing, carding, and other preparation methods; and spinning and plying a variety of yarn styles. Actual fleece locks are shown in full-size photographs. Knitting, crochet, weaving, and other techniques illustrate the importance of matching wool type to...


Calculus: Single and Multivariable
Deborah Hughes-Hallett
047147245X
December 2004
Textbook Hardcover
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Book Description
Striking a balance between concepts, modeling, and skills, this highly acclaimed book arms readers with an accessible introduction to calculus. It builds on the strengths from previous editions, presenting key concepts graphically, numerically, symbolically, and verbally. Guided by this innovative Rule of Four approach, the fourth edition examines new topics while providing readers with a strong conceptual understanding of the material.


Cat Fear No Evil: A Joe Grey Mystery
Shirley Rousseau Murphy
0066209498
March 2004
Hardcover
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From Booklist
With her latest Joe Grey mystery, Murphy moves closer to integrating the world she created in her first adult novel, The Catswold Portal (1992), which features shape changers who shift between cat and human forms. Azrael, the sinister black tomcat with burning yellow eyes introduced in Cat in the Dark (1999), has returned to Molena Point, California, to embark on another crime spree with human cohorts while he attempts to find the cat portal to the Netherworld. Kate Osborne, who moved to San Francisco three years earlier to search for information about the parents she has never known, also comes back to the village, obviously troubled and arousing great interest on the part of Azrael. The fast-paced story involves sophisticated burglary, murder, and the bizarre secret of Kate's own nature. Once again the...

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