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Toropov, Brandon

Overview
Works: 66 works in 204 publications in 5 languages and 14,131 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Reference works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks and manuals  Directories  Miscellanea  Caricatures and cartoons  History  Stories, plots, etc  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author
Classifications: F592.7, 917.804203
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brandon Toropov
Encyclopedia of the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Elin Woodger( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating and comprehensive guide to the Lewis and Clark expedition. Annotation. This encyclopedia for general readers provides information on the people, places, plants, animals, tools, and ideas involved in the Lewis and Clark expedition. All major elements are covered, from preparatory work initiated by President Jefferson in 1801 to the expedition's return in 1806. In addition to some 360 entries, the encyclopedia contains b&w history photos, 20 maps, a chronology, and an introductory essay. Woodger is a writer-editor specializing in American history
The complete idiot's guide to world religions by Brandon Toropov( Book )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Japanese and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an overview of the world's major religions, and answers questions about the history, rituals, celebrations, structure, holy documents, and deities of major and lesser-known religions
The everything Christmas book by Michelle Bevilacqua( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the tradition of mistletoe to The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, from the lyrics of favorite carols to the date of the tree-lighting at the White House, The Everything Christmas Book has it all! Supplemented throughout are gifts from the kitchen, recipes, stories and poems, party ideas, songs and carols, traditions and their origins, the history of Christmas, and much more
Encyclopedia of cold war politics by Brandon Toropov( Book )

8 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This reference covers the period from World War II to the demise of the Soviet Union, conveying the facts, flavor, and atmosphere of an era now beginning to come into focus as history. Its 700 entries (varying in length from 100 to 2,500 words) cover topics including events, organizations and institutions, individuals and groups, ideas and concepts, publications and documents, and others. Many of the entries include b&w photographs
The complete idiot's guide to the world's religions by Brandon Toropov( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete idiot's guide to getting along with difficult people by Brandon Toropov( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting Along with Difficult People provides you with everything you need to know to build better relationships. Whether you want to negotiate a raise, ask for your lawnmower back, or take legal action, this book will help you do it." "In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get idiot-proof steps for handling inappropriate workplace behavior, quick and easy ways to deal with poor customer service, step-by-step guidelines for dealing with ego-driven negotiators, and tips, definitions, and warnings to help along the way."--Jacket
Shakespeare for beginners by Brandon Toropov( Book )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the reshifting of values that has affected every aspect of life in the 21st century, William Shakespeare still stands as the greatest writer the English language has ever produced. Even so, many people have never read him. If you have never read "the Bard"--Or if you've tried and given up in frustration-you need Shakespeare For Beginners. Author Brandon Toropov opens with the observation that Shakespeare's genius is not in his (or England's) history, it's in his words, most notably, his plays-in his brilliant stories, unforgettable characters, and the impossible beauty of his language. S
Last minute interview tips by Brandon Toropov( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Outlines a detailed program to help you develop the best possible interview strategy in the time you have available, including how to prioritize research, prepare for tough questions, and more
Last minute resumes by Brandon Toropov( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... takes you step-by-step - quickly - through the entire process of preparing a resume ..."--Cover
Last minute cover letters by Brandon Toropov( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1998 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes you step-by-step quickly through the entire process of preparing a cover letter:from self-evaluation to research to a host of model cover letters you can pick up and customize in minutes flat (just copy one from the book, but do change the particulars!)
Manager's portfolio of model performance evaluations : ready-to-use performance appraisals covering all employee functions by Brandon Toropov( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Manager's Portfolio of Model Performance Evaluations will help you handle salary and performance reviews of all kinds quickly, efficiently, and properly, allowing you to focus your time and energy on other work. Just go right to the model that reflects the evaluation you must complete, select the appropriate performance category, and adapt the text and rating materials to your specific situation!"--Jacket
The complete idiot's guide to best practices for small business by Gina Abudi( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using real-world examples and stories from everyday life, this guide explains how small businesses can make money, keep it, and use it to make more through time-honored, proven practices
The complete idiot's guide to Taoism by Brandon Toropov( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You're no idiot, of course. You know Taoism is one of the world's oldest religions, based on simplicity and balance. However, you may not know it has important parallels with modern Western life: health, ecology, even in such pop culture icons as Luke Skywalker and The Beatles. But you don't have to sit at the feet of a Taoist master to learn how the Taoist tradition has enlightened seekers throughout the centuries! --Publisher's description
The complete idiot's guide to urban legends by Brandon Toropov( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of modern-day urban myths and folklore explores questions relating to famous figures, government conspiracies, paranoia, revenge, chain letters, and humiliating experiences
Last minute job search tips by Brandon Toropov( Book )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

303 off-the-wall ways to get a job by Brandon Toropov( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Florida job bank( )

in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Olympics for beginners by Brandon Toropov( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on the key elements of the Games
The art & skill of dealing with people by Brandon Toropov( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and Arabic and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dealing with people, even difficult people, doesn't have to be a matter of making nerve-shredding concessions or enduring nightmare-inducing meetings. Once you practice the proven techniques outlined in this guide, you'll interact with subordinates and superiors more constructively ... and be seen as a manager on the fast track that consistently achieves good results
The complete idiot's guide to the Koran by Muhammad Sarwar( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking the same approach as the bestselling The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Bible, this book presents a balanced overview of the Koran, explaining not only the 'flow' of the Koran, but also what it has to say about Allah and humanity, virtue, justice, life on earth, the afterlife, women, love, unbelievers, faith, and tradition
 
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Encyclopedia of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Alternative Names
Toropov, Brandon Yusuf

Toropovs, Brendons

Torpov, Brandon 1961-

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The complete idiot's guide to world religionsThe everything Christmas bookEncyclopedia of cold war politicsThe complete idiot's guide to the world's religionsThe complete idiot's guide to getting along with difficult peopleShakespeare for beginnersLast minute interview tipsLast minute resumes