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The Smell Of Water

Author : Cornelia Srey
ISBN : 0692407502
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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1979, Cambodia, Eastern Zone: Two comrades, twelve and fourteen, are RUNNING to get away from their infantry unit before the invading Vietnamese kill all of them. They reach the foot of a mountain - and disappear into the jungle. Neither of them has any food or water. They have no blankets, either, or protective clothing of any kind. They have no matches, no medicine, no maps, no money, no compass, no radio... they don't even know where they are. But these are the little problems. By getting themselves away from their unit and from the Vietnamese, they've put themselves right in between the two of them. IF they can squeeze out, they don't know the terrain and there's no way to get information - it's as though they've escaped to some lost planet. Their plan had been to get back to where they'd last seen their mothers, four years before. But they don't know if ANYONE in their families is still alive. Only one thing is clear - neither one of them will make it without the other. As they rest under a banyan tree they contemplate their chances. And suddenly, it's dark. Lang Srey was the younger of the two boys. He is one of only eight survivors of the Khmer Rouge genocide to have written a book-length survivor's account (in English).

The Smell Of Water

Author : Miquel Franciscus Lucas Leonardus Wilhelmus Lürling
ISBN : 9058080463
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Interagency Assessment Of Oxygenated Fuels

Author : John H. Gibbons
ISBN : 0788183435
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Presents a current understanding of critical scientific issues related to the winter oxygenated gasoline program. This program, mandated under the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, is implemented in areas that fail to meet the National Ambient Air Quality standard for carbon monoxide. The assessment was done in response to a request from the EPA for a comprehensive, interagency review of this program for potential health impacts, fuel economy and performance issues, as well as its benefits. It provides an authoritative evaluation of existing information. Charts and tables.

Desert Notes

Author : Barry Holstun Lopez
ISBN : 9781449451080
Genre : Fiction
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A freelance writer and photographer invites the reader to walk with him through the desert where life is clear and elemental.

Water Quality

Author : American Water Works Association
ISBN : 1583212329
Genre : Science
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This completely updated version of the 1995 edition within the Water Supply Operations Training Series (WSO), provides practical information about methods of water quality analysis and drinking water regulations This introductory text presents the basics of proper sample collection, analysis, and interpretation and includes a list of necessary laboratory equipment and instruments.

The Science Of Water

Author : Frank R. Spellman
ISBN : 1566766125
Genre : Science
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Water is a limited resource. The average person might ask how this can be? We are literally shrouded in water-water covers most of the earth-water, water, water, everywhere you look there is water. Obviously, this person does not live in or is not familiar with arid and semi-arid parts of the globe. Maybe our viewer is referring to the hydrologic cycle-that natural process of rainfall-runoff-evaporation, which repeats itself continuously (we can only hope that it continues to do so). Our viewer is not alone in his/her assessment of water-the state of water-the fact is most people do not give water a second thought. A belief prevails that the earth's finite water resources can be increased constantly to meet growing demands. At the present time, the supply of water is constantly made to respond to demand. Modern technology has allowed us to tap potable water supplies and to design and construct elaborate water distribution systems. We have developed technology to treat water we foul, soil, pollute, discard, and flush away. History has demonstrated that consumption and waste increase in response to rising supply. But the fact remains: fresh waters are a finite source-one that can be increased only slightly through desalinization or some other practice-all at tremendous cost. If water is so precious, so necessary for sustaining life, then two questions arise: 1. Why do we ignore water? 2. Why do we abuse it (pollute or waste it)? We ignore water because it is so common, so accessible, so available, so unexceptional (unless you are lost in the desert without a supply of it) that we don't have to think about it. Why do we pollute and waste water? Several reasons are discussed in this text. This text deals with the essence of water: what water is, and what water is all about. While this text points out that water is one of the simplest and most common chemical compounds on earth, it is also one of the most mysterious and awe-inspiring substances we know. Essential to this discussion of water and its critical importance on earth is man-man and his use, misuse, and reuse of fresh water and wastewater. Since water is the essence of all life on earth, it is precious-too precious to abuse, misuse and ignore. The common thread woven through the fabric of this presentation is water resource utilization and its protection.

See Under Love

Author : David Grossman
ISBN : 9781466803756
Genre : Fiction
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In this powerful novel by one of Israel's most prominent writers, Momik, the only child of Holocaust survivors, grows up in the shadow of his parents' history. Determined to exorcise the Nazi "beast" from their shattered lives and prepare for a second holocaust he knows is coming, Momik increasingly shields himself from all feeling and attachment. But through the stories his great-uncle tells him—the same stories he told the commandant of a Nazi concentration camp—Momik, too, becomes "infected with humanity." Grossman's masterly fusing of vision, thought, and emotion make See Under: Love a luminously imaginative and profoundly affecting work.

Windows On The World Complete Wine Course

Author : Kevin Zraly
ISBN : 1402767676
Genre : Cooking
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Looks at how and where wine is made and how this affects its quality and pricing, including information on how the professionals taste and rate wine and a country-by-country tour of the latest vintages.

Five Element Constitutional Acupuncture E Book

Author : Angela Hicks
ISBN : 9780702044489
Genre : Medical
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This exciting new edition of Five Element Constitutional Acupuncture gives a clear, detailed, and accessible presentation of the main features of constitutional Five Element acupuncture. It covers the context and history of this form of acupuncture, as well as the relevant Chinese medicine theory. After examining the Elements themselves and the functions of the Organs, the book explores the basis of diagnosis in Five Element acupuncture, possible blocks to treatment and the treatment itself. It puts this style of treatment into the context of other styles of acupuncture treatment — especially Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as it is used in the West today. Features The Five Elements referred to in the title are Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water. Gives a clear, detailed and accessible presentation of the main features of Five Element Constitutional Acupuncture treatment. Covers the context and history of this form of acupuncture, as well as the relevant Chinese medicine theory. Includes an unambiguous description of the principle aspects of diagnosis within a system, ironing out inconsistencies often present in discussions of these aspects. This edition has been thoroughly revised throughout and includes a new and improved colour page design. Quotes from the foreword to the first edition by Peter Eckman, San Francisco: "...the authors have shown how their approach can even integrate with TCM findings to treat patients more completely and rapidly. As the case histories illustrate, Five Element Constitutional Acupuncture is a style of practice that is second to none, and this innovative text is an excellent resource for learning it"

Design Of Early Warning And Predictive Source Water Monitoring Systems

Author : W. M. Grayman
ISBN : 1583211721
Genre : Science
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