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Operating Systems: Internals and Design Principles (7th Edition)
Operating Systems: Internals and Design Principles (7th Edition)
by William Stallings
Edition: Hardcover
Price: CDN$ 171.94
26 used & new from CDN$ 95.00

2.0 out of 5 stars Surprised at the low quality of this text, Feb. 18 2014
This text, at times (seldom), succeeds at properly introducing very fundamental and important topics that's left out by other texts. However, it assumes very high level of knowledge in OSs and computer organization. This is quite counterproductive because the book itself is supposed to be introductory and all of the advanced topics are left out as well.

The book repeatedly postpones advanced topics, citing they are out of scope of the book, yet the basic concepts are not explained either. The medium level concepts are briefly glanced through. Also, the book tap dances around topics, it gives you the rationale, the history, the surrounding concepts around the topics.. it just hovers around topics without getting to them.

I really, really like how it explains some very important concepts left out by literally every single other textbook, but I dislike how it just fails at most other concepts. I also love the topics/lessons it introduces (alas fails to explain properly), at least you can use it as an index for your own research. I think it's worth a read if you can get it for free from a library or something.

Understanding Nutrition
Understanding Nutrition
by Eleanor Noss Whitney
Edition: Hardcover
37 used & new from CDN$ 9.38

5.0 out of 5 stars Best book on introductory Nutrition, March 2 2013
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I spent a lot of time looking for a comprehensive book on nutrition that would also encompass adequate coverage of the needed biology and chemistry. This book is detailed, in-depth and provides all the background you need in chemistry and biology to comprehend and seriously debate topics in nutrition. If you read the text cover to cover, it should be enough for a 3-sem course in Nutrition.

The book is a scholarly achievement and would thus require a motivated beginner (else you may be better off finding an easier book).

Introduction to Programming with Java: A Problem Solving Approach
Introduction to Programming with Java: A Problem Solving Approach
by John Dean
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 115.89
22 used & new from CDN$ 6.15

5.0 out of 5 stars The best intro book on the market, March 2 2013
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Having gone through a myriad of books on Introductor Java (and Computer Science), I must admit that this is the absolute best. Be warned, however, that the book is geared more towards java programming (as opposed to "Introduction to Programming/CompSci). This is the best book to get to learn java and programming - however, it steers clear of teaching many CompSci concepts/lessons. HOWEVER, there is a saving grace: the book comes with about 20 programming projects. The authors took the time to create many in-depth and detailed projects in order for you to try to solve. These projects are resmblent of what you have to do in Computer Science field. So even though the book teaches and covers few computer science lessons, the projects alone are enough to get you caught up to the needed lessons.

Nevertheless, if you are looking to learn java and learn basic/introductory computer science, then this is the aboslute best you can get on the market. I've purchased and reviewed OVER 15 textbooks and this was the best.

Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Canadian Medical-Surgical Nursing
Brunner and Suddarth's Textbook of Canadian Medical-Surgical Nursing
by Rene A. Day PhD RN
Edition: Hardcover
Price: CDN$ 141.36
28 used & new from CDN$ 118.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Comprehensive book, March 2 2013
Hello,
I'm not sure if other reviewers are aware that they are supposed to rate the product/book here (and not Amazon's service, or the seller's services). In either case, this book provides a great comprehensive review of the topic and gives you clues and hints of where to look for more information. Overall, I'd recommend any interested reader to purchase it.

End the Fed
End the Fed
by Ron Paul
Edition: Audio CD
Price: CDN$ 20.78
27 used & new from CDN$ 2.51

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars The book is amazing, but I wish Ron Paul dubbed it, April 30 2011
This review is from: End the Fed (Audio CD)
The book is amazing, there is no question about that. However, I do not understand why Dr. Ron Paul could not read it (dub it). The book is narrated (in the audio CD) by Bob Craig. Dr. Paul does an amazing job reading off his writings in Texas Straight Talk, I don't understand why he could not read his book and narrate it. Else it's great.

Horatio Hornblower:Adv Continu
Horatio Hornblower:Adv Continu
DVD ~ Ioan Gruffudd
Offered by Fulfillment Express CA
Price: CDN$ 31.58
22 used & new from CDN$ 16.19

5.0 out of 5 stars Superb Production Value; the inspiration source for Pirates of the Car.., April 20 2011
Have you ever wondered where did the makers of Pirates of the Caribbean got their ideas?

That's right; Horatio Hornblower movie series is the inspiration for all the Caribbean movies. Quite a lot of scenes/stories/decorations have been imitated based on this movie.

Also, in case you didn't know: Ioan Gruffudd came to his fame via this amazing series.

If you have not viewed any of the Horatio movies, then you have certainly missed out on a great series of movies!

A Foreign Policy of Freedom: Peace, Commerce, and Honest Friendship
A Foreign Policy of Freedom: Peace, Commerce, and Honest Friendship
by Ron Paul
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 21.37
39 used & new from CDN$ 0.94

5.0 out of 5 stars A True Classic, April 19 2011
Dr. Paul, a congressman of over 40 years, is most famous for his moderate and prudent ideas on U.S. Foreign Policy. A firm believer of non-interventionism approach, Dr. Pual continues to prove how violence and interference in the international community (affairs of other nations) is never the answer to solving problems facing the international community. Instead, Mr. Paul has an economic-model approach to solving issues (economical rewards/sanctions). He believes the best way to spread democracy is setting up an excellent example in his own nation, and the commercing/dealing fairly with other nations.

More idealistic rather than pragmatic/practical, Mr. Paul continues to be an influential figure among younger generations and among the scholars, moderates, libertarians, and levelheaded people of all ages. Dr. Ron Paul, a former presidential candidate, has been a congressman for over 40 years in Texas. I hope he runs for the office again in 2012 because he has more integrity than any other politician in the world I can think of.

Liberty Defined: 50 Essential Issues That Affect Our Freedom
Liberty Defined: 50 Essential Issues That Affect Our Freedom
by Ron Paul
Edition: Hardcover
Price: CDN$ 17.55
43 used & new from CDN$ 0.01

10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Dr. Ron Paul delivers another masterpiece, April 19 2011
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"Liberty Defined" is just another magnificent book in the long line of thought-provoking books and essays by Mr. Paul extraordinaire. Having always been fascinated by Mr. Ron Paul's comments, views and written essays, I decided to pre-order this book (A first in my life).

The book consists of 50 (loosely) interrelated essays about core topics of liberty. Covering broad areas such as surveillance, taxation and abortion, Dr. Paul's well-written essays approach the (often contradicting) topic of freedom. Each essay/topic can be read separately without having to read the preceding essays leading to it- in case one issue concerns you more than another.

Overall, the book is thought-provoking, informative, prophetic and frank. Dr. Paul's obsession with truth, freedom, life and liberty in this book is truly inspiring. Much like Dr. Paul himself, the book manifests integrity, honesty, and credibility. I strongly recommend anyone out there to buy this book and read it a few times.

Warning: once you pick it up and start reading, it's hard to put it down.

Advent Rising
Advent Rising
11 used & new from CDN$ 4.99

5.0 out of 5 stars The Best Game with FIXED BUGS, Sept. 25 2006
Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars 
This review is from: Advent Rising (CD-ROM)
The action-packed game with superb cinematics is one of the best games ever made. The musics, cinematic, and unique action make it a hit. The Xbox version had some major bugs, but the PC version is CLEAN with no bug!! If you have a NVidia Graphic card with 128 or 256 MB ram on it, you will experience a very excellent gaming experience. I do not recommend it to the computers with graphics lower than 128MB. It cannot be played on those.

The Story and adventure is as great as Beyond good and evil, but the graphics and action parts are WAY BETTER THAN Beyond good/evil.

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