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Full Upright and Locked Position: Not-So-Comfortable Truths About Air Travel Today
4.1 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
''Sit back, relax, and enjoy the flight,'' our pilots still intone. But who are they kidding? In Full Upright and Locked Position, former FAA chief counsel and senior aviation policy official Mark Gerchick unravels the unseen forces and little-known facts that have reshaped our air travel experience since September 11, 2001. With wry humor and unique insight, Gerchick takes us past the jargon, technicalities, and all-is-well platitudes to expose the new normal of air travel: from the packed
The One True Barbecue: Fire, Smoke, and the Pitmasters Who Cook the Whole Hog
4.5 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
Whole hog barbecue is a culinary art form that is both disappearing and experiencing a renaissance. In The One True Barbecue, Rien Fertel chronicles the uniquely Southern art of whole hog barbecue - America's original barbecue - through the professional pitmasters who make a living firing, smoking, flipping, and cooking 200-plus pound pigs.
More than 100 years have passed since a small group of families in the Carolinas and Tennessee started roasting a whole pig over a smoky, fiery pit.
The Sweet Life in Paris: Delicious Adventures in the World's Most Glorious - and Perplexing - City
4.9 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
Like so many others, David Lebovitz dreamed about living in Paris ever since he first visited the city in the 1980s. Finally, after a nearly two-decade career as a pastry chef and cookbook author, he moved to Paris to start a new life. Having crammed all his worldly belongings into three suitcases, he arrived, hopes high, at his new apartment in the lively Bastille neighborhood. But he soon discovered it's a different world en France.
From learning the ironclad rules of social conduct to the
Dear Bob and Sue
4.6 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
Dear Bob and Sue is the story of our (Matt and Karen Smith's) journey to all 59 US National Parks. We wrote the book as a series of emails to our friends, Bob and Sue, in which we share our humorous and quirky observations. It is at times irreverent, unpredictable, and sarcastic, all in the spirit of humor. We describe a few of our experiences in each park but do not provide an exhaustive overview of each experience or park.
We use these events as the vehicle to deliver insights about our
Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts: The American Military in the Air, at Sea, and on the Ground
By Brand: Random House Audio
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sku: 2151481133, ean: 9780739323427, isbn: 0739323423,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
In this extraordinary book, Robert D. Kaplan lets readers experience up close the American military worldwide in the air, at sea, and on the ground: flying in a B-2 bomber, living on a nuclear submarine, and traveling with a Stryker brigade on missions around the world. Provided unprecedented access, Kaplan moves from destroyers off the coast of Indonesia to submarines in the central Pacific, from simulated Iraqi training grounds in Alaska to technology bases in Las Vegas, from army and marine
Cockpit Confidential: Everything You Need to Know About Air Travel: Questions, Answers, and Reflections
4.3 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
For millions of people, travel by air is a confounding, uncomfortable, and even fearful experience. Patrick Smith, airline pilot and author of the web's popular ''Ask the Pilot'' feature, separates fact from fallacy and tells you everything you need to know:
How planes fly, and a revealing look at the men and women who fly them
Straight talk on turbulence, pilot training, and safety
The real story on congestion, delays, and the dysfunction of the modern airport
The myths and
Squashed Possums: Off the Beaten Track in New Zealand
4.6 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
2016 Award Finalist - Travel Non-Fiction - Readers' Favorite Awards
''Terrific.'' (Bill Bryson, author of Notes from a Small Island)
Ten years after returning from the New Zealand outback, Jon receives a mysterious manuscript in the post. Narrated by Jon's former home, the lone caravan (RV), Squashed Possums reveals what it's like to live in the wild through four seasons, including New Zealand's coldest winter in decades.
Discover how Jon finds himself reversing off the edge of a cliff, meet