Download E-books Pauline Frommer's Las Vegas (Pauline Frommer Guides) PDF

By Pauline Frommer

Precise to the marketplace--no different consultant to Las Vegas covers the finances angle.

An outside-the-box method of lodgings, with insider recommendation on how one can shop on motels and on replacement innovations akin to domestic and house rentals.

 Pull again the curtain on Vegas and notice how the magic is made:

  • Meet a showgirl and travel the units of 1 of the most expensive productions on the town
  • Visit a broker education university and research all of the methods
  • Be a dolphin coach for an afternoon
  • And extra

 Reviews of each long-running convey on the town, so that you recognize which to hit and which to pass, plus worthy info on how you can get rate reductions (or freebies!) on leisure, nutrients, beverages and more.

A whole bankruptcy on making plans the high-glamour, inexpensive Vegas marriage ceremony of your desires. Plus romantic areas to suggest or renew your vows.

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Download E-books Tales from the Journey of the Dead: Ten Thousand Years on an American Desert PDF

One hundred miles south of Albuquerque, parallel chains of mountains isolate a 120-mile jumble of black rock, dry lake beds, flesh-colored sand, and desolation. this can be the Jornada del Muerto, the adventure of the Dead.

So named due to a selected dying centuries in the past, this desolate tract has witnessed many stories of loss and destruction. Alan Boye takes us on a trek throughout the attractiveness and violence of this forbidding land. touring the desolate tract through foot, Boye visits conflict websites from the Mexican-American battle, to the Civil conflict, from the lonely canyon the place the Apaches fought to maintain their fatherland, to the remoted web site of the world’s first atomic explosion. within the sand and mud and the ruins of warfare, Boye discovers tales of sadistic killers, directionless rebels, and gun-toting gauchos—but additionally stories of poets and dreamers, of standard women and men who lived their lives and proceed to reside lower than this broad and ruthless wasteland sky. He introduces us to many tourists who've verified the barren region: mysterious old those who equipped cliff-top fortresses, Spanish conquistadors, Mexican farmers, previous time cowboys yodeling classical poetry to their livestock, and smooth diversity managers monitoring cattle by way of satellite tv for pc. this can be the tale of an American desolate tract advised in the course of the eyes of these who knew it most sensible and taken to existence via Boye’s personal travels around the trip of the Dead.

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Download E-books Understanding Your Users: A Practical Guide to User Requirements Methods, Tools, and Techniques (Interactive Technologies) PDF

By Kathy Baxter, Catherine Courage

At the present time many businesses are making use of a user-centered layout (UCD) technique, yet for many businesses, usability starts and ends with the usability try. even if usability checking out is a severe a part of a good user-centered existence cycle, it's only one portion of the UCD strategy. This e-book is concentrated at the specifications amassing level, which regularly gets much less awareness than usability trying out, yet is both as very important. knowing consumer specifications is important to the advance of a winning product.

Understanding Your clients is a straightforward to learn, effortless to enforce, how-to advisor on usability within the actual international. It specializes in the "user requisites collecting" level of product improvement and it offers quite a few concepts, a lot of that may be new to usability execs. for every method, readers will the right way to organize for and behavior the job, in addition to examine and current the information ―all in a pragmatic and hands-on approach. additionally, every one procedure offered presents various information regarding the consumer and their requisites (e.g., sensible necessities, info structure, job flows). The concepts can be utilized jointly to shape an entire photo of the clients’ specifications or they are often used individually to handle particular product questions. those options have helped product groups comprehend the worth of consumer standards amassing by means of supplying perception into how clients paintings and what they should prevail at their projects. Case stories from industry-leading businesses display every one approach in motion. additionally, readers are supplied with the root to behavior any usability job (e.g., getting buy-in from administration, criminal and moral issues, constructing your amenities, recruiting, moderating actions) and to make sure the incorporation of the implications into their items.

·Covers the entire major standards amassing tools in a readable, functional way
·Presents the root readers have to organize for any specifications accumulating task and make sure that the consequences are included into their items
·Includes beneficial worksheet and template appendices
·Includes a case learn for every technique from leaders
·Written by way of skilled authors who train convention classes in this topic to usability pros and new product designers alike

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Download E-books Frommer's Washington State (Frommer's Complete Guides) PDF

By Karl Samson

  • Frommer's Washington State takes you to the simplest of the Northwest, from climbing and hiking Olympic nationwide Park, to wind-surfing the Columbia River, kayaking and boating the San Juan Islands, and sipping your manner via japanese Washington Wine state. Plus, you will have every thing you would like for a complicated experience in Seattle.
  • Our professional writer supplies candid experiences of lodges and accommodation for each rate range—from smooth urban minimalist motels, to ancient B&Bs, secluded hotels, rustic cabins, and the easiest campsites.
  • Our making plans instruments assist you arrange a while to maximise your journey, no matter if you are touring with young children, pressed for time, searching for daredevil thrills or cosmopolitan tradition. Frommer's comprises specific colour maps, eating offerings for each flavor and funds, steered itineraries, and a number of self-guided using excursions.

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Download E-books The Prisoners' World: Portraits of Convicts Caught in the Incarceration Binge (Issues in Crime and Justice) PDF

Drawing on twenty-five years of training legal university and volunteer sessions in 11 Michigan and California prisons, The Prisoners' international strives to make the 'prisoners' voice' come alive for normal students. The ebook starts through tracing shifts in social definitions of illegal activity, and lays out the premises of the U.S. incarceration binge within the 1986 battle on medicines legislation and next obligatory sentencing and policing. Later chapters speak about concerns akin to leaving domestic, telephone lifestyles, correctional officials and remedy, the gay prisoner, and medication. moreover, the ebook discusses the lecturers' studies through writer narrative essays that draw the reader into prisoner pupil and prisoner instructor interplay, and what it truly is like inside of felony university periods the place either younger and older black prisoner scholars describe becoming up within the internal towns. The e-book additionally attracts upon over sixty prisoner essays that offer perception on prisoner lifestyles and self-concept with insights on pathways to felony, drug promoting, the interior urban and weapons. there's additionally a powerful specialise in the 'inside' studies of getting into felony and orientation, day-by-day paintings regimen, correctional officials and surreptitious actions like phone cooking and contraband. those essays are capped by way of prisoner reviews of felony existence from these nonetheless within the process. The Prisoners' international serves as a winning supplemental booklet whose fabric has confirmed necessary in undergraduate felony justice sessions. As students themselves, on-campus scholars in those sessions will determine with the prisoner-student voices who proportion their studies yet in a considerably diverse surroundings.

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Download E-books Frommer's Maui 2007 (Frommer's Complete Guides) PDF

By Jeanette Foster

You are going to by no means fall into the vacationer traps in the event you shuttle with Frommer's. it really is like having a pal exhibit you round, taking you to the areas locals like top. Our specialist authors have already long gone all over the place it's possible you'll go—they've performed the legwork for you, and they are now not afraid to inform it love it is, saving you money and time. No different sequence deals candid reports of such a lot of motels and eating places in all rate levels. each Frommer's trip consultant is updated, with precise costs for every thing, dozens of colour maps, and fascinating insurance of activities, purchasing, and nightlife. you would be misplaced with no us!

thoroughly up-to-date each year (unlike many of the competition), Frommer's Maui gains wonderful full-color pictures of the pristine seashores, colourful undersea existence, and luxurious rain wooded area vistas that watch for you. for my part researched by way of an area professional, and written in a good, own voice, Frommer's Maui is the most effective consultant to this attention-grabbing island.

it is all right here, from exciting whale gazing to the outstanding dawn at Haleakala nationwide Park, from a mile-by-mile force alongside the line to Hana to mule rides on neighboring Molokai. No different advisor comes as regards to matching our insurance of the island's shorelines, golfing classes, and experience outings, with own tips on the easiest clothes shops, dive websites, and snorkeling spots.

Our candid and in-depth resort studies, all in line with contemporary own inspections, might help you discover definitely the right position to stick: a lavish high-rise inn, a family-friendly condominium complicated, or an intimate B&B by itself deepest cove. And our eating place experiences, all in my view written through one among Hawaii's major eating critics, are easily moment to none. no matter if you are looking for love or relatives enjoyable within the sunlight, Frommer's Maui is the single advisor you will want. you will even get a unfastened colour fold-out map that makes trip-planning a snap!

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Download E-books Fodor's San Diego: with North County (Full-color Travel Guide) PDF

Fodor’s correspondents spotlight the easiest of San Diego, together with appealing landscapes, the historical Gaslamp area, and the place to devour the hottest seafood. Our neighborhood specialists vet each advice to make sure you utilize some time, no matter if it’s your first journey or your fifth.
MUST-SEE sights from SeaWorld to Balboa Park
ideal lodges for each funds
top eating places to meet more than a few tastes
attractive beneficial properties at the San Diego Zoo and the simplest beaches
beneficial pointers on while to move and how one can save
INSIDER standpoint from neighborhood experts
colour images AND MAPS to motivate and consultant your trip

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Download E-books Seattle Noir (Akashic Noir) PDF

Brand new tales by way of: G. M. Ford, Skye Moody, R. Barri flora, Thomas P. Hopp, Patricia Harrington, Bharti Kirchner, Kathleen Alcalá, Simon wooden, Brian Thornton, Lou Kemp, Curt Colbert, Robert Lopresti, Paul S. Piper, and Stephan Magcosta.

Early Seattle used to be a hardscrabble seaport choked with service provider sailors, longshoremen, lumberjacks, rowdy saloons, and a rough-and-tumble police strength now not resistant to corruption and graft. by means of the mid-50s, town had further Boeing to its declare to repute, yet used to be nonetheless a typically blue-collar burg that used to be infamously defined as “a cultural dustbin” by way of the Seattle Symphony’s first conductor. Present-day Seattle has develop into a dear, cosmopolitan middle, domestic to Microsoft and Starbucks. town is legendary because the birthplace of grunge tune, and possesses a flourishing paintings, theatre, and membership scene that many might have concept unbelievable quite a few a long time in the past. yet a few issues by no means change—crime being one among them. Seattle’s evolution to high-finance and high-tech has easily supplied even larger chance and present to people who could be ethically, morally, or economically challenged (crooks, in different words). yet so much crooks are only usual humans, no longer expert thieves or crime bosses—they could be your friendly neighbor, your spouse or lover, your grocer or hairdresser, your minister or banker or lifelong friend—yet even the main upright and sincere of them occasionally fall to temptation.

Within the tales of Seattle Noir, you'll find: a filthy rich couple whose marriage is full of not-so-quiet desperation; a bank card rip-off that is going over-limit; femmes fatales and hommes fatales; a delicatessen proprietor whose case is under kosher; a recognized midget actor whose motion picture roles start to decrease whilst he begins becoming taller; an ex-cop who learns an excessive amount of; a bunch of poser writers whose fiction motives friction; a local American shaman stuck in an internet of secrets and techniques and tribal allegiances; intercourse, lies, and slippery slopes . . . and a forged of characters that usually wish extra, no longer much less . . . until . . .

Curt Colbert is the writer of the Jake Rossiter & pass over Jenkins mysteries, a chain of hard-boiled, deepest detective novels set in Nineteen Forties Seattle. the 1st ebook, Rat City, was once nominated for a Shamus Award in 2001. A Seattle local, Colbert nonetheless is living in his hometown.

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Download E-books Frommer's Alaska Cruises & Ports of Call 2005 (Frommer's Cruises) PDF

By Jerry Brown

Cruising is the suitable solution to see America’s final frontier—wildlife and desert abound alongside the state’s breathtaking beach, and are simply noticeable from the relaxation of a deck chair or statement lounge.

Thoroughly up to date each year (unlike the remainder of the competition), Frommer’s Alaska Cruises & Ports of Call is a compact advisor that’s on most sensible of all of the most up-to-date advancements and choices within the swiftly altering cruise undefined. Our author, a prime cruise reporters with years of expertise, has compiled candid, first-hand stories of every cruise line and every send. The easy-to-use scores, specific drawings of every send, and sincere reviews make it effortless so that you can locate the cruise that fits your finances and your own sort, even if you will want a luxurious liner with positive eating or a small-ship cruise led via severe naturalists.

You’ll additionally discover a nature advisor that is helping you realize what you’re seeing, entire with illustrations of glaciers and many of the kinds of whales. We’ll assist you to get the simplest offers and the way to maximise it slow within the ports of call—all in a single concise, pocket-sized volume.

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