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In Manhood, experienced urologist and sexologist Mels van Driel offers an unprecedented history of the penis—with answers to everything you wanted to know, and even some questions you’d never thought to ask. Investigating the penis and its functions, van Driel’s work ranges from impotence to the speed of ejaculation, and from inguinal hernia to infertility. Psychological factors that have an impact on sexual experience, as well as contemporary phenomena, such as cyber sex, are examined along the way with good humor and much insight.

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At its height Renaissance Florence was a centre of enormous wealth, power and influence. A republican city-­state funded by trade and banking, its often bloody political scene was dominated by rich mercantile families, the most famous of which were the Medici. This enthralling book charts the family?­s huge influence on the political, economic and cultural history of Florence. Beginning in the early 1430s with the rise of the dynasty under the near-­legendary Cosimo de Medici, it moves through their golden era as patrons of some of the most remarkable artists and architects of the Renaissance, to the era of the Medici Popes and Grand Dukes, Florence?­s slide into decay and bankruptcy, and the end, in 1737, of the Medici line.

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The fiftieth anniversary edition of the National Book Award–winning bestseller that is the definitive study of Adolf Hitler, the rise of Nazi Germany, the Holocaust, and World War II. This special edition now features a new introduction by Ron Rosenbaum, author of Explaining Hitler and How the End Begins.

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Shrinker's back, and this time she's attempting to convince some new supers to aid her in breaking out her gang of anarchistic mutants from the Metrocity Jail.­  Chrome's life shatters from the devastating change into one of the most powerful superhumans in Metrocity, she must learn how to cope with the terrifying realities of no longer being human.­  Gravitix's story unfolds as he makes a decision for or against the use of power for easy gain and evil. The story brings back many familiar faces from the first two novels in the series as we again interact with Psystar, Spartan, Black Tiger, Gatecrasher, Psycom and Silverlash. Please visit the author's website for more information on characters and character images. (http:­//www.­fb.­com/herobooks) The ongoing series currently consists of these novels (as of early 2012):
H.­E.­R.­O. - Metamorphosis
H.­E.­R.­O. - New Markets
H.­E.­R.­O. - Rise and Fall
H.­E.­R.­O. - Dark Research
H.­E.­R.­O. - Horde
H.­E.­R.­O. - Paragon

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The Rise and Fall of Darth Vader--­now in paperback!
The full story of Anakin Skywalker, from his birth in slavery to his death as the powerful Darth Vader ... told for the first time in its entirety by NYT bestselling Star Wars author Ryder Windham. Spanning all six Star Wars movie and including the pieces of the story that fill in the gaps, this novel will be a must-­have for any Star Wars fan.­About the AuthorRyder Windham has written many Star Wars books, including junior novelizations of the Star Wars trilogy. His also the author of several nonficton books. He lives with his family in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Just as WASPs, Irish-­Catholics and Our Crowd Jews once made the ascent from immigrants to powerbrokers, it is now the Indian-­American's turn. Citigroup, PepsiCo and Mastercard are just a handful of the Fortune 500 companies led by a group known as the "Twice Blessed.­" Yet little is known about how these Indian emigres (and children of emigres) rose through the ranks. Until now...
The collapse of the Galleon Group--­a hedge fund that managed more than $7 billion in assets--­from criminal charges of insider trading was a sensational case that pitted prosecutor Preet Bharara, himself the son of Indian immigrants, against the best and brightest of the South Asian business community. At the center of the case was self-­described King of Kings, Galleon's founder Raj Rajaratnam, a Sri-­Lankan-­born, Wharton-­educated billionaire. But the most shocking allegation was that the éminence grise of Indian business, Rajat Gupta, was Rajaratnam's accomplice and mole. If not for Gupta's . . .

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A horror tale in the tradition the classic Italian horror films of the early 1980s. It will leave your skin crawling and the taste of vomit in your mouth as you read it. Copious amounts of gore intermingles with heavy action as a lone soldier struggles to make his way out of a city overrun by fleshing-­eating monsters.

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It's 1943, and the Japanese war machine has swallowed up Shanghai, the once-­thriving "Paris of the East,­" upending life for its Chinese population as well as the city's thousands of American, British and officially stateless European residents. Newlyweds Dr. Franz Adler and his wife, Soon Yi (Sunny), struggle to keep the city's only hospital for refugee Jews open, while Shanghai's Allied citizens are interned in squalid camps outside the city.­The Japanese force twenty thousand Jewish refugees, including the Adlers, to relocate to a one-­square-­kilometre section in the slums of the city--­the "Shanghai Ghetto.­" For those trapped inside, heat, starvation, and disease are constant threats. Sunny, a Shanghai native desperate to defend her lifelong home, is tempted into the dangerous embrace of the local Resistance movement, while a mysterious Chinese man brought critically wounded to the hospital may represent an even greater threat. Meanwhile, as the tide of the war begins...

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About national and international power in the "modern" or Post Renaissance period. Explains how the various powers have risen and fallen over the 5 centuries since the formation of the "new monarchies" in W. Europe.

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Two people, bound by a powerful curse. When Sophie Turner finally returns home to the sleepy tourist town of Copper Falls, she imagines the kind of life she’d always dreamed of: calm, quiet, and peaceful. After years of having her steps haunted by a powerful and devious stalker, she is now living on land settled by her ancestors. She can feel the magic in her blood responding, and she feels like she finally has the chance to build a life. Until he comes along. All of her dreams of peace and calm come tumbling down the second Calder Turcotte enters Sophie’s life. The danger he brings threatens everything she’s worked for, everything she’s tried to build for herself. He gives Sophie an ultimatum: break the curse her ancestor set on his family, or lose the very land that’s allowing her to heal. And as much as she despises him, as much as she fears him, she’s equally drawn to his icy gaze, his strength. Helping him is the right thing to do. She never would have guessed how much she’d . . .

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Bestselling authors and world-­renowned marketing strategists Al and Laura Ries usher in the new era of public relations. Today's major brands are born with publicity, not advertising. A closer look at the history of the most successful modern brands shows this to be true. In fact, an astonishing number of brands, including Palm, Starbucks, the Body Shop, Wal-­Mart, Red Bull and Zara have been built with virtually no advertising. Using in-­depth case histories of successful PR campaigns coupled with those of unsuccessful advertising campaigns, provides valuable ideas for marketers -- all the while demonstrating why Bold and accessible, is bound to turn the world of marketing upside down.

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After speaking with the glaze distributors, Kris Kraven finds that while customers might be cumming, business might be going... under. The glaze ingredients are revealed and problems keep stacking up in a kremey mess. Officer Alan Morris sets his own special version of speed traps, where the women caught are let off with much more than just a warning. Will there be an end to the Kraven Kraving?

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INSIDE KATE GOSSELIN'S 'HOUSE OF HORRORS'
Conspiracy. Massive Coverup. Lawsuits and Legal Threats. Exploitation. Fraud. Abuse. Animal Cruelty. Lies.
Read The Book that two of the most powerful law firms in the country have tried to stop from being published.
You'll never look at 'Reality' TV the same again.
"She has as much right to this being kept private as anyone,­" Gosselin's attorney, Marc Randazza, told ABC News.

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