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The Year Of The Geek

Author : James Clarke
ISBN : 9781781316931
Genre : Social Science
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The Year of the Geek is a fascinating look into geek culture. Each day will tell a different story from the sci-fi universe, from famous franchises and figures such as Star Wars, The Matrix, Peter Jackson and Luc Besson, to lesser known stories, including the French cult classic City of Lost Children, the Japanese anime Akira and bestselling German novelist, Marcus Heitz. With text written by self-confessed geek James Clarke and accompanied by over 100 infographics that have been specially commissioned for this book, The Year of the Geek celebrates all things geek in a new and intriguing way.

Geeks Babes And Sentient Vegetables Volume 1 In The Year 1984 1999 2000 2001 2005 20xx

Author : Andrew Mitchell
ISBN : 9781471009501
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Geek Confidential

Author : Rick Klaw
ISBN : 1932265066
Genre : Social Science
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A collection of RickKlaw's finest columns, reviews, and other observations. With two all-new essays, a comic adaptation of a Joe R. Landsale story, and an introduction by science fiction grandmaster Michael Moorcook, this book promises to become a must have for sclience fiction fans, booksellers, and anyone with an interest inpop culture.

Geek Monthly

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ISBN : PSU:000059728450
Genre : Entertainment computing
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The Golf Geek S Bible

Author : Rex Hoggard
ISBN : 1846011124
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Swing out of the rough and onto the green and drive your golf knowledge to new heights. Discover the weird and wonderful playing techniques of the pros, the minutiae of golf course design, stats from major golf tournaments, the evolution of golf equipment, and the ups-and-downs of those unsung heroes of the golf course-the caddies. You may be a pro on the course, but can you score a hole-in-one when it comes to your golf trivia or do you bail out at the first sign of trouble? Do you know how many dimples are on a regulation golf ball? Can you name the youngest player to achieve the career Grand Slam? Book jacket.

The Complete No Geek Speak Guide To The Internet

Author : Mike Wendland
ISBN : 0310220009
Genre : Computers
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This easy-to-follow guide to the Internet, the World Wide Web, America Online, and other electronic communicatins services will help you "wire up" for personal growth using today's exciting new communications technology.

The Year Mashela Stole Christmas

Author : Christopher P. N. Maselli
ISBN : 1575626594
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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When Missy finds the Christmas tree destroyed and her parents missing, all clues lead to NME Mashela Knavery behind the evil deed, and Missy and the Superkids must find the faith to restore Christmas.

The Year S Best Horror Stories

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ISBN : PSU:000007408991
Genre : Horror tales
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The Geek S Guide To Unrequited Love

Author : Sarvenaz Tash
ISBN : 9781481456555
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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John Hughes meets Comic Con in this novel about a teenager who is trying to get his best friend to fall in love with him that’s an “unabashed love letter and delightful inside joke for comic enthusiasts” (Kirkus Reviews). Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy... Archie and Veronica... Althena and Noth... ...Graham and Roxy? Graham met his best friend, Roxana, when he moved into her neighborhood eight years ago, and she asked him which Hogwarts house he’d be sorted into. Graham has been in love with her ever since. But now they’re sixteen, still neighbors, still best friends. And Graham and Roxy share more than ever—moving on from their Harry Potter obsession to a serious love of comic books. When Graham learns that the creator of their favorite comic, The Chronicles of Althena, is making a rare appearance at this year’s New York Comic Con, he knows he must score tickets. And the event inspires Graham to come up with the perfect plan to tell Roxy how he really feels about her. He’s got three days to woo his best friend at the coolest, kookiest con full of superheroes and supervillains. But no one at a comic book convention is who they appear to be...even Roxy. And Graham is starting to realize fictional love stories are way less complicated than real-life ones.

Revenge Of The Geek

Author : Piper Banks
ISBN : 9781101477922
Genre : Fiction
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Some people have to learn the hard way-don't mess with a geek. Miranda Bloom, girl genius, is totally psyched to start her junior year at Geek High. Too bad her boyfriend, lacrosse player Dex McConnell, is off to boarding school in Maine. Miranda thought she could count on her best friends, Finn and Charlie, to cheer her up, but they're caught up in their own issues... So Miranda decides to make friends with the shy new student Nora Lee. At first things with Nora are great, but soon it seems like Nora thinks that anything Miranda can do, she can do better. Surviving at Geek High is hard enough without a copycat on your tail, and Miranda's not about to let some imitation artist take her place.

Geek Girl Picture Perfect

Author : Holly Smale
ISBN : 9780062333650
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Geek Girl is coming to America! The internationally bestselling series takes on the Big Apple in this third hilarious, high-fashion adventure. When Harriet’s dad gets a job in New York City, Harriet is beyond excited to move to the land of skyscrapers, museums, and taxicabs—especially since she’ll get to see her dreamy supermodel boyfriend, Nick. Except . . . when her parents said New York, they meant a tiny, boring town two hours from the city by train. Diving back into modeling should be just the right distraction. But can a geek girl stand out in the fashion capital of America? “A cheeky, fabulous, fun read” (ALA Booklist), Holly Smale’s Geek Girl series is perfect for fans of Meg Cabot’s Princess Diaries series and Louise Rennison’s Georgia Nicolson series.

Gordon Yamamoto And The King Of The Geeks

Author : Gene Luen Yang
ISBN : 0943151953
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Gordon Yamamoto, a dim-witted but loveable student at Quiggenberry High School, learns an important lesson on life after getting something unexpectedly lodged up his nostril. This is an offbeat and human story with powerful storytelling.

Jimmy The Geek

Author : James Buckley Heath
ISBN : 9781491776810
Genre : Fiction
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Being a teenager is never easy. There are those turbulent hormones, the pressure to fit in, societal expectations, and, of course, never enough sleep. Add all of that to a new friend who threatens to overwhelm the tenuous balance. Brian Landis and his friends Harry, Kathryn, and Melinda are about to become sophomores at Afton High School when Jimmy Rosen and his family move to town from Ohio. Jimmy is really skinny. He’s a sickly kid who can’t play sports like the other students. Jimmy likes playing cards and games and listening to classical music. He’s funny, he’s witty, and he knows how to say things that make people laugh. Harry, Brian, and the gang befriend Jimmy but there are others at the high school who can’t accept Jimmy. There’s a lot of bullying and meanness, and by the end of the year, things just explode. Jimmy the Geek, a novel for teens, calls attention to the subjects of discrimination and its effects on kids. It shares a story of friendships, loyalty, betrayal, homophobia, bullying, and bigotry.

Picture Perfect Geek Girl Book 3

Author : Holly Smale
ISBN : 9780007489497
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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“My name is Harriet Manners, and I’ll always be a geek.” It’s the hilarious third book in the bestselling award-winning GEEK GIRL series!

The Gynae Geek Your No Nonsense Guide To Down There Healthcare

Author : Dr Anita Mitra
ISBN : 9780008305185
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Information is everywhere and yet many women still don’t truly understand how our bodies work and. specifically, how our lower genital tract works. Dr Anita Mitra, AKA The Gynae Geek, believes that we can only be empowered about our health when we have accurate information. This book will be that source.

How To Be A Geek Goddess

Author : Christina Tynan-Wood
ISBN : PSU:000066591320
Genre : Computers and women
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Provides information for women on computer technology, covering such topics as purchasing a computer, hardware and software, online shopping, wireless networking, security, and social networking.

World Press Review

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ISBN : UCSD:31822017461773
Genre : Press
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Hercules And The Geek Of Greece

Author : Hunter Kennedy
ISBN : 0425167771
Genre : Fiction
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Hercules finds his mission to recover Queen Xumonia's stolen magical crown is complicated by the presence of the queen's nephew, Geekus, the biggest nerd in Greece. Original. TV tie-in.

Freaks And Geeks

Author : Kathleen Olmstead
ISBN : 9781443412094
Genre : Performing Arts
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The Untold History of Television provides a captivating glimpse behind the scenes of those groundbreaking shows that have both defined and changed the pop culture landscape. A short-lived cult classic, Freaks and Geeks proved that a television show about teenagers could reach beyond the superficial by confronting—and redefining—high school stereotypes. In this text, Kathleen Olmstead investigates the ups and downs of the show “that pushed the beautiful people aside and gave us stories about those usually ignored by television.” The ebook contains information about the inception and development of the series, thought-provoking episode analysis, and on-the-set stories about the cast and crew.

The Geek Gap

Author : Bill Pfleging
ISBN : UOM:39015066784292
Genre : Business & Economics
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Business managers (suits) and technology professionals (geeks) have become warring camps in too many companies. While both groups have no trouble following the lingo of their own specialties, when they have to communicate with each other, neither side fully understands — or wants to understand — the other. And that's a big problem in an increasingly technology-dependent business environment where success depends on the smooth integration of both business savvy and technological expertise. Bill Pfleging — a respected computer and Web consultant — and Minda Zetlin — a veteran business writer — explore, in this insightful, witty, and very instructive book, the culture clash that pervades nearly every business-technology interaction. The Geek Gap provides members of both camps a practical guide to working together effectively. Using many real-world examples, the authors vividly illustrate the consequences in time, money, careers, and even lives when these separate cultures fail to communicate. The authors provide practical solutions for building trust between business and computer professionals. The book is filled with tips aimed at geeks and suits to help each group understand the other, communicate in what amounts to a foreign language, and get what they need to do their jobs effectively. The authors profile companies and individual executives who have successfully bridged the gap by conducting events that bring the two groups together, switching jobs from one area to the other, creating whole new careers as "go-betweens," and much, much more. This is the first book to directly address issues of communication and understanding between business and technology people. The Geek Gap — in identifying this problem and providing numerous practical and workable solutions — is an indispensable guide for all.

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