How To Start A Fire

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Author: Lisa Lutz
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544411633
Size: 64.45 MB
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How To Start A Fire by Lisa Lutz

Original Title: How To Start A Fire

A trio of former college friends reunite 20 years later to share the stories of their adventures, rivalries, secrets and losses while reevaluating the events of a single night that shaped all of them. By the award-winning author of the Spellman Files series. 40,000 first printing.

How To Start A Fire With Water

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Author: David Arama
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1626867992
Size: 41.80 MB
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How To Start A Fire With Water by David Arama

Original Title: How To Start A Fire With Water

Life is unpredictable—are you prepared for it? Should disaster ever strike, you'll feel prepared with this book as your guide. Inside you'll find tips and tricks for surviving unpredictable situations at home, work, outdoors, and while traveling. From natural catastrophes such as lightning strikes, wildfire, floods, earthquakes, and tornadoes to man-made dangers such as car accidents, plane crashes, and electrical fires, this book will help you take the first steps to survival—being prepared.

How To Fire Your Boss And Start A Business After 40

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Author: Cheryl a Mauldin
ISBN: 9780999382202
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How To Fire Your Boss And Start A Business After 40 by Cheryl a Mauldin

Original Title: How To Fire Your Boss And Start A Business After 40

You followed the plan...went to college, got a great job, got married and raised a family. Your life should feel complete. But, somewhere deep inside, you know you were meant for more. The dread of going to your 9-to-5 on Monday starts on Sunday evening. The career you started with so much excitement now leaves you wondering if you can do this for another 10, 15 or 20 years. You put your dream of owning a business on hold, to raise a family. Now you wonder if you have waited too long to pursue that dream. This book is for YOU if you have a business idea, but wonder: Am I capable of starting a business? What if I don't know where to start? What if I feel overwhelmed? How do I know if I am on the right path? In this practical guide, Cheryl Mauldin gives you the exact blueprint she used to leave her Corporate America career after 24 years and build a multiple six-figure business at the age of 49. Fire your boss and start a business...after 40!

How To Start A Fire Without Matches

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Author: Paul Gardiner
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781981611935
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How To Start A Fire Without Matches by Paul Gardiner

Original Title: How To Start A Fire Without Matches

How To Start A Fire Without Matches: 10 Ways To Start Fire With Things That Are Always On Hand Imagine that you're traveling somewhere and your plane crashes, but you survive. Or that your electricity goes out at your home and it's a cold winter out. Or maybe that you went camping far into the wilderness but realize that you forgot to bring matches ans the lighter that you brought turned out to have no gas in it... One of the most essential tools that mankind has ever discovered has been the discovery of fire. Fire is there to keep us warm. To cook our food. To bring light in the darkness. It does so many other useful things that we need and take for granted on a daily basis that we're completely unaware of... until we no longer have those modern conveniences and find ourselves cold, hungry, and in the dark... This book will teach you 10 basic techniques-- both ancient and modern-- to start fires without matches or convenient tools. You will be able to make fire from the natural elements by the end of this book, and you will learn of reliable tools which don't use fuel in order to start fires. Some methods covered - Magnifying glasses - Slam Rods - Fire Plough - Make a magnifying glass out of ice! - Fire from a mobile phone - Chewing gum and batteries. - Chemical reactions with brake fluid - 9 volt batteries and steel wool= - Coke cans...

How To Set A Fire And Why

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Author: Jesse Ball
Publisher: Text Publishing
ISBN: 1922253987
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How To Set A Fire And Why by Jesse Ball

Original Title: How To Set A Fire And Why

A startling, subversive novel about a teenage girl who has lost everything and will burn anything. Fourteen-year-old Lucia is a young narrator whose voice will long ring in your ears. She is angry with almost everyone, especially people who tell her what to do. She follows the one rule that makes any sense to her: Don't Do Things You Aren't Proud Of. Orphaned and living with her elderly aunt in poverty in the converted garage of a large mansion, Lucia makes her way through the world with only a book, a Zippo lighter, and a pocket full of stolen licorice. Expelled from school, again, Lucia spends her days riding the bus to visit her mother in The Home. When Lucia discovers a secret Arson Club, she will do anything to be a part of it. Her own arson manifesto is a marvellous anarchist pamphlet, written with biting wit and striking intelligence. The voice of teenaged Lucia is a tour de force: a brilliant, wrenching cry from the heart and mind of a super-smart, funny girl who can’t help telling us the truth, a riveting chronicle of family, misguided friendship, and loss. How to Set a Fire and Why is Jesse Ball’s most accessible novel yet; after Silence Once Begun and A Cure for Suicide, the pyrotechnics on display here will dazzle. Jesse Ball is the author of five other novels: Samedi the Deafness, The Way Through Doors, The Curfew, Silence Once Begun and A Cure for Suicide. He was a finalist for the 2015 New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award and a 2014 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Ball received an NEA creative writing fellowship for 2014 and the 2008 Paris Review Plimpton Prize. His verse has been included in the Best American Poetry series. He gives classes on lucid dreaming and lying at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. ‘Lucia belongs with all the great child truth tellers: David Copperfield, Huck Finn, Holden Caulfield…I loved her and I loved the book, every page of it.’ Peter Heller, author of The Dog Stars and The Painter ‘A young genius who hits all of the right notes.’Chicago Tribune ‘[Jesse Ball’s] works, though wildly different, are always mysterious, puzzling and incredibly interesting. How to Set a Fire and Why is no exception.’ Readings ‘In Jesse Ball’s writing, there’s no visible effort to create poetry. Yet there’s beauty in the simplicity, in the story that’s told, in the plight of one girl to find what’s true.’ Age ‘This tension surrounding the question of which future Lucia will pursue drives the novel’s overarching narrative: books or fire, creation or destruction...As Lucia teeters between these opposing paths, her internal monologue is both brooding and delightfully sardonic, cycling through countless rhetorical gags and biting observations that are often revelatory in their recognition of society’s endless absurdities.’ LA Review of Books ‘Lucia is a marvelous creation and the richness of her voice—its intelligence, its casual precision—is felt on the very first page.’ Boston Globe ‘Extremely well done: swift, sharp-tongued and enlivened by cockeyed humor.’ Wall Street Journal ‘A brilliant portrayal of a girl who’s quite aware of what she’s going through.’ Kirkus Reviews

The Art Of Fire

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Publisher: Arrow
ISBN: 9781784758424
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The Art Of Fire by DANIEL. HUME

Original Title: The Art Of Fire

Fire can fascinate, inspire, capture the imagination and bring families and communities together. It has the ability to amaze, energise and touch something deep inside all of us. For thousands of years, at every corner of the globe, humans have been huddling around fires: from the basic and primitive essentials of light, heat, energy and cooking, through to modern living, fire plays a central role in all of our lives. The ability to accurately and quickly light a fire is one of the most important skills anyone setting off on a wilderness adventure could possess, yet very little has been written about it. Through his narrative Hume also meditates on the wider topics surrounding fire and how it shapes the world around us.

Start The Fire

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Author: Jeremiah Tower
Publisher: Anthony Bourdain/Ecco
ISBN: 9780062498434
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Start The Fire by Jeremiah Tower

Original Title: Start The Fire

Newly revised and reissued to coincide with The Last Magnifico, a documentary feature produced by Anthony Bourdain, the indelible and entertaining memoir from Jeremiah Tower which chronicles life at the front lines of redefining modern American cuisine. Widely recognized as the godfather of modern American cooking, Jeremiah Tower is one of the most influential cooks of the last forty years. In 2004, he rocked the culinary world with a tell-all story of his lifelong love affair with food, and the restaurants and people along the way. In this newly revised edition of his memoir, retitled Start the Fire, Tower shares with wit and honesty his insights into cooking, chefs, celebrities, and what really goes on in the kitchen. Above all, Tower rhapsodizes about food—the meals choreographed like great ballets, the menus scored like concertos. No other book reveals more about the seeds sown in the seventies, the excesses of the eighties, and the self-congratulations of the nineties. With a new introduction by the author, Start the Fire is an essential account of the most important years in the history of American cooking, from one of its singular personalities.

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