Inspire Your Dad today!
Finding the perfect father's day gift for your dad can be difficult. Don't just send a father's day card this year, get him a book that he will love to read! This is a great way to wish your dad a happy father's day and let him know you appreciate what a great dad he is.
Find books from home improvement to modern aircraft. There is bound to be something in this book list that would interest your dad. So don't forget what day father's day is this year and find the perfect inspirational book for your dad!
The Encyclopedia of Modern Aircraft
Man's fascination with flight took off in 1903 when the Wright Flyer flew for a breathtaking 12 seconds. Since then, aircraft have become much more sophisticated. Now you can discover more than 300 of the most important airplanes of the last 30 years in The Encyclopedia of Modern Aircraft.
Collins DIY Manual
This international bestseller is the most comprehensive and authoritative DIY manual ever produced. This new edition has been updated with information on all the latest changes in products, techniques and regulations developed since the last edition (published in 2004). Catering to novices, DIY enthusiasts or professionals, this essential book continues to be the most in-depth, up-to-date and user-friendly DIY book on the market, covering everything from decorating and repairs to electricity, plumbing and much more.
The Complete Photo Guide to Home Improvement
The Bible for home improvement. Includes 300 projects, each with complete step-by-step directions. Updated to include more than 500 new photographs. In this latest edition are all-new chapters on kitchen and bathroom planning, and dozens of additional flooring, plumbing and remodeling projects. Readers will also appreciate the focus on new building materials, including laminate flooring, steel framing, PEX plumbing tubing, andglass blocks. A helpful reference appendix provides at-a-glance information essential for DIY remodelers.
Photography and Australia
With its moving landscapes and famously independent cultural traditions, Australia is uniquely suited to having its national narrative told through visual documentation. Helen Ennis gathers here a selection of photographs that recount the story of Australia, and through this visual chronicle, she uncovers a distinctively Australian visual culture.
Miller's Collecting Diecast Vehicles
Whether motivated by childhood nostalgia for those beloved Matchbox and Dinky cars, or by a desire to build up a handsome collection of vintage and veteran models, Miller’s Collecting Diecast Vehicles is the essential guide to these miniature autos.
It presents this popular collecting area in an informative and in-depth manner, showing more than 320 items in color, and covering all the key makes: Matchbox, Corgi, Dinky, Lledo, and more. Divided into a chronological survey of maker and then a thematic section detailing different kinds of vehicles such as police cars, taxis, and racing cars, it includes advice on assessing identity, age, and condition; how to tell if an item is genuine; and care and display. A glossary with UK and US terms and a directory of auction houses, museums, and toy fairs is included.
In this essential reference for woodworkers, R. Bruce Hoadley explains everything from how trees grow to how best to cut, season, machine, join, bend, and finish wood. Why do miters open and glue joints loosen? How do you get a really sharp edge? Examples of problems and solutions help woodworkers puzzle through their own projects, while 325 full-color photos and helpful tables illustrate key points. Updated information on composite materials, adhesives, and finishes included.
Sex, Death and Oysters
When award-winning Texas food writer Robb Walsh discovers that the local Galveston Bay oysters are being passed off as Blue Points and Chincoteagues in other parts of the country, he decides to look into the matter. Thus begins a five-year journey of discovery into the culture of one of the world’s oldest delicacy, and adventure that takes him from oyster reefs to oyster bars and from corporate boardrooms to hotel bedrooms in a quest for the truth about the world’s most profitable aphrodisiac. Sex, Death and Oysters is a record of a gastronomic expedition—a fascinating collection of the most exciting, instructive, and just plain weird experiences on a journey into the world of the most beloved and feared of all seafoods.
Outliers: The Story of Success
The best-selling author of Blink identifies the qualities of successful people, posing theories about the cultural, family, and idiosyncratic factors that shape high achievers, in a resource that covers such topics as the secrets of software billionaires, why certain cultures are associated with better academic performance, and why the Beatles earned their fame.
J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography
The authorized biography of the creator of Middle-earth. In the decades since his death in September 1973, millions have read THE HOBBIT, THE LORD OF THE RINGS, and THE SILMARILLION and become fascinated about the very private man behind the books.
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Described by the Chicago Tribune as "a classic," The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the greatest biographies of our time. The publication of The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt on September 14th, 2001 marks the 100th anniversary of Theodore Roosevelt becoming president.