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The Hand

By Frank R. Wilson
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  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Isbn : 0307772772
  • Pages : 416
  • Category : Social Science
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"A startling argument . . . provocative . . . absorbing." --The Boston Globe "Ambitious . . . arresting . . . celebrates the importance of hands to our lives today as well as to the history of our species." --The New York Times Book Review The human hand is a miracle of biomechanics, one of the most remarkable adaptations in the history of evolution. The hands of a concert pianist can elicit glorious sound and stir emotion; those of a surgeon can perform the most delicate operations; those of a rock climber allow him to scale a vertical mountain wall. Neurologist Frank R. Wilson makes the striking claim that it is because of the unique structure of the hand and its evolution in cooperation with the brain that Homo sapiens became the most intelligent, preeminent animal on the earth. In this fascinating book, Wilson moves from a discussion of the hand's evolution--and how its intimate communication with the brain affects such areas as neurology, psychology, and linguistics--to provocative new ideas about human creativity and how best to nurture it. Like Oliver Sacks and Stephen Jay Gould, Wilson handles a daunting range of scientific knowledge with a surprising deftness and a profound curiosity about human possibility. Provocative, illuminating, and delightful to read, The Hand encourages us to think in new ways about one of our most taken-for-granted assets. "A mark of the book's excellence [is that] it makes the reader aware of the wonder in trivial, everyday acts, and reveals the complexity behind the simplest manipulation." --The Washington Post

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  • File Pdf: evelina-the-omega.pdf

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This is book 2 of the Evelina series. Things get even hot. Raised stakes and a matter of life or death. Mankind’s existence rest on the shoulders of one woman. The Omega. The first woman has become the last woman. The only true seal. What if it was all planned before this world was created? To save all humanity, mankind must find the only true key; the Omega. On the other hand, to restore the lost kingdom of darkness, the devil must find the most wanted catalyst; The Omega. When everyone’s fate is in your hands what are the risks to yourself? It is a dash against time as total obliteration of the losing team is imminent and inevitable. It is a story of courage, steadfast and honor in the face of death. When loyalty is tested to breaking points. When the person you are to protect is the same person you must kill to save humanity from extinction? Some choices are meant for gods as humans are too weak and unequipped to handle such traumatic experiences. One man’s quest to solve God’s Dilemma, but at what cost? One lady’s quest to clear her name and enjoy life like every woman out there, but with what is at stake will the evil regime turn a blind eye?And at what expense?On the edge of the seat from the word go. A MUST READ.

Losing a Hand

By Ed Cushman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Isbn : 1663230064
  • Pages : 114
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 643
  • File Pdf: losing-a-hand.pdf

Book Summary:

Losing a Hand was written by Ed with over forty eight years experience. It documents how he first came in contact with amputee friends, and then tells of how he chose amputation for himself and then with the aid of a power saw removed his own hand. The book follows with stories of his adaptation -- and success -- into amputee life. The lessons he learned and how they learned them should be inspiring to all, but especially to those people who know amputees or are amputees themselves, either by choice or by fate. The book also contains many case studies of others who lost one or more hands. It's written in a wonderful (and easy to read) down-to-earth style and comes highly recommended.

Your Homemade Hand Sanitizer

By David Colombo
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : David Colombo
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 46
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 383
  • File Pdf: your-homemade-hand-sanitizer.pdf

Book Summary:

You Are About To Learn How To Make Your Very Own Hand-Sanitizers, With Or Without Alcohol To Help You Keep Off Viruses, Like Covid-19, At Bay! Hand sanitizers are without doubt one of the hottest selling commodity all over the world especially in the wake of covid-19 pandemic that has seen the masses desperately seek hand sanitizers to sanitize their hands to help reduce spread of the coronavirus (as recommended by the health authorities like CDC and WHO). But have you just thought what would happen if all the supermarkets run out of hand sanitizers- or they became too expensive to purchase or access? What if you need some extra to put in every room, your car, your office desk and literally everywhere around your home or office so that you and other people under your care can sanitize their hands often – making buying enough for everyone too costly? What are your options? The answer is simple; make your own hand sanitizers, which are just as effective as the ones you would buy from your local store in fighting viruses, bacteria and much more. By virtue that you are reading this, it is clear you are very much interested in making your own hand sanitizer but have lots of questions going through your mind before you jump in… Is it possible to make an effective and safe hand sanitizer? What’s the most important active ingredient in a hand sanitizer that is effective in killing viruses and bacteria? What’s all the hullabaloo about hand sanitizers having high amounts of alcohol if they are to be effective? What do you need to make one? Can you do it without any prior knowledge about chemicals or working with them? How do I get started? What are the steps? If you’ve been having these and other similar questions, this book is for you so keep reading. You’re looking at a comprehensive guide that covers everything you need to know to have your own effective and safe sanitizer in your hands by the end of the day. More precisely, this book will teach you: The importance of having your own sanitizer What you need to create your own hand sanitizer from scratch The best alcohol and other liquids to use, and their measurements How to use herbs and basic oils to enhance the quality of your hand-sanitizer A variety of DIY hand sanitizer recipes that you can try The step by step preparation process Safety precautions to take …And so much more! Yes; learning how to make your own hand-sanitizer will prove valuable over the long term, whether the global situation changes for the better or worse. Even if you think the process may be too technical and ‘sciencey’ owing the different substances you may use, this book’s beginner friendly approach will ensure you have an easy time putting what you learn into action. Are you curious about what ingredients and steps are involved? Scroll up and click Buy Now with 1-Click or Buy Now to find out!

Montana Wedding

By Cari Lynn Webb
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Isbn : 1488068356
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 492
  • File Pdf: montana-wedding.pdf

Book Summary:

Can a fake date Become the real deal? Triplet Georgie Harrison will do anything to keep her family—including her newfound Blackwell relatives—from worrying about her. Which is exactly why she’s enlisted way-too-charming rodeo cowboy Zach Evans to be her fake boyfriend for her sister’s Montana ranch wedding. The problem is that Georgie’s not just tempted to fall for her own ruse…she’s also falling hard for the roguish cowboy she can never have. USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR The Blackwell Sisters Book 1: Montana Welcome by Melinda Curtis Book 2: Montana Wishes by Amy Vastine Book 3: Montana Dreams by Anna J. Stewart Book 4: Montana Match by Carol Ross Book 5: Montana Wedding by Cari Lynn Webb

Cheiro’s Language of the Hand : Palmistry

By Cheiro
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd
  • Isbn : 9350837668
  • Pages : 200
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reads : 860
  • File Pdf: cheiro-s-language-of-the-hand.pdf

Book Summary:

Every person is always curious to know his future course of life in respect of age, progeny, destiny, wealth, health and happiness and to know all these and many other aspects, Palmistry is a useful source. This book throws ample light on the said aspects and forewarns about events likely to surface. Apart from it, the book will also, hopefully, respond to many other problems which concern and torment a common man.

The Injured Hand

By Hans R. Mittelbach
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Isbn : 1461261619
  • Pages : 245
  • Category : Medical
  • Reads : 205
  • File Pdf: the-injured-hand.pdf

Book Summary:

A specialist in hand surgery will not be available at all hospitals for some years. In the meantime, the fate of the patient will continue to rest in the hands of the surgeon who first treats him. It is essential, therefore, that both the novice and the accomplished surgeon have a sound grasp of the diagnostic and therapeutic fundamentals of hand surgery. The material in this book is presented in a clear, practical manner by a general surgeon who has successfully practiced hand surgery; the result is an especially useful and rewarding book. Many acute situations in hand surgery are not as complicated as they appear to be, whereas other problems can be handled only after much study and experience. Based on his experience with over 7000 general and emergency opera tions yearly at the Ludwigshafen Surgical Clinic and after years of inten sive work in the field of hand surgery, my medical chief, Dr. H. R. Mittelbach, has taken the time and trouble to write this handbook for general and clinical practice. For the practicing surgeon and especially the resident, the most important aspects of the treatment of hand injuries have been presented in a clear, concise manner. The didactic excellence of the material, its novel format, and the simple yet forceful drawings that obviate lengthy text descriptions enable the reader to become quickly oriented. However, the book is more thanjust a "cookbook" for quick reference.

Secrets of the Hand

By Alan Dworsky,Betsy Sansby
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : SCB Distributors
  • Isbn : 0985739843
  • Pages : 200
  • Category : Music
  • Reads : 510
  • File Pdf: secrets-of-the-hand.pdf

Book Summary:

This book is for any hand drummer who wants to learn to improvise and solo. Whether you play djembe or conga, the practical hand-pattern strategies explained here will help you get the most out of your hands with the least amount of effort. And whether you want to solo in a traditional African or Afro-Cuban ensemble, in a drum circle, in a band, or in your living room along with your favorite CDs, Secrets of the Hand will help you take your playing to the next level. The book is organized into two main sections. The first section covers the five basic hand-pattern strategies and the second covers the five strategies for creating the illusion of speed. Each new strategy builds on the ones before it. And while you're learning the strategies, you'll also be learning over a hundred patterns that should be a fountain of ideas for you when you solo.