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Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393358612
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 1st, 2020

Named one of the best books of the year by NPR, Fortune, Bloomberg, Sunday Times
A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice

“If you want to understand modern-day Silicon Valley, you need to read this book.” —John Carreyrou, New York Times best-selling author of Bad Blood


A History of the Kennedy Space Center Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780813068343
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Published: University Press of Florida - October 27th, 2020

This first comprehensive history of the Kennedy Space Center, NASA's famous launch facility located at Cape Canaveral, Florida, reveals the vital but largely unknown work that takes place before the rocket is lit.


Botts Begins: Alexander Botts and the Earthworm Tractor Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781642340259
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Published: Octane Press - September 15th, 2020

Welcome to the world of Alexander Botts and Earthworm Tractors, a series of humorous short stories about a bumbling salesman's trial and tribulations selling crawler tractors. His unusual sales tactics send the machines through impervious swamps, murky lakes, and high snowbanks.


Oliver Tractors 1940-1960: An Engineer's Story Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781642340273
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Published: Octane Press - August 1st, 2020

This first-hand account from Oliver's chief engineer provides intimate detail on how some of the most collectible Oliver tractors were designed, built and sold. Author T. Herbert Morrell was the chief engineer for Oliver from 1944 through 1970. He was a key figure in the development of the Fleetline tractors, the upgraded Super series, and the all-new 1600, 1750, 1800, and 1900 tractors.


Right of Way: Race, Class, and the Silent Epidemic of Pedestrian Deaths in America Cover Image
By Angie Schmitt, Charles T. Brown (Foreword by)
$28.00
ISBN: 9781642830835
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Published: Island Press - August 27th, 2020

The face of the pedestrian safety crisis looks a lot like Ignacio Duarte-Rodriguez. The 77-year old grandfather was struck in a hit-and-run crash while trying to cross a high-speed, six-lane road without crosswalks near his son’s home in Phoenix, Arizona. He was one of the more than 6,000 people killed while walking in America in 2018.


On Lighthouses Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781949641011
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Published: Two Lines Press - May 12th, 2020

"This book is a light at the end of the tunnel." --The Paris Review

Far from home, in the confines of a dim New York apartment where the oppressive skyscrapers further isolate her, Jazmina Barrera offers a tour of her lighthouses--those structures whose message is "first and foremost, that human beings are here."


Loop, Roll, and Keep Control - A Step-By-Step Aerobatic, Spin, and Upset Manual Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781733098229
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Published: High Flight Publishing - May 20th, 2020

Sharpen your bird-like skills, and reclaim your pure joy of flight

Whether you are a low-time pilot or a seasoned professional, experiencing more control of your airplane during extreme flight situations could be the most exciting and rewarding aviation experience you've ever had


The Illustrated Route 66 Historical Atlas Cover Image
$39.99
ISBN: 9780760368770
Availability: Backordered
Published: Voyageur Press - January 7th, 2020

America's First Interstate: The National Road, 1806-1853 Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781606353974
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Published: Kent State University Press - May 26th, 2020

The story of America's first government-sponsored highway


Shotguns and Stagecoaches: The Brave Men Who Rode for Wells Fargo in the Wild West Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250184894
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Published: A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin - May 12th, 2020

John Boessenecker presents the true stories of the Wild West heroes who guarded the iconic Wells Fargo stagecoaches and trains, battling colorful thieves, vicious highwaymen, and robbers armed with explosives.


Lighthouses of the World: A Celebration of the World's Most Beautiful Lighthouses Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781510752979
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Published: Skyhorse - March 3rd, 2020

A Celebration of the World's Most Beautiful Lighthouses

From ancient times until the present, lighthouses have symbolized safety, homecoming, and the seafaring way of life. Lighthouses of the World provides gorgeous full-color photos showcasing lighthouses from around the world.


Electric Vehicles in Energy Systems: Modelling, Integration, Analysis, and Optimization Cover Image
By Ali Ahmadian (Editor), Behnam Mohammadi-Ivatloo (Editor), Ali Elkamel (Editor)
$159.99
ISBN: 9783030344474
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Published: Springer - January 21st, 2020

This book discusses the technical, economic, and environmental aspects of electric vehicles and their impact on electrical grids and energy systems. The book is divided into three parts that include load modeling, integration and optimization, and environmental evaluation.


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