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Books with author Scott Park

  • The Barefoot Investor: The Only Money Guide You'll Ever Need

    Scott Pape

    eBook (Wiley, June 12, 2019)
    ** Fully reviewed and updated for the 2019-2020 financial year** This is the only money guide you'll ever need That's a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves. So what makes this one different? Well, you won't be overwhelmed with a bunch of 'tips' … or a strict budget (that you won't follow). You'll get a step-by-step formula: open this account, then do this; call this person, and say this; invest money here, and not there. All with a glass of wine in your hand. This book will show you how to create an entire financial plan that is so simple you can sketch it on the back of a serviette … and you'll be able to manage your money in 10 minutes a week. You'll also get the skinny on: Saving up a six-figure house deposit in 20 months Doubling your income using the 'Trapeze Strategy' Saving $78,173 on your mortgage and wiping out 7 years of payments Finding a financial advisor who won't rip you off Handing your kids (or grandkids) a $140,000 cheque on their 21st birthday Why you don't need $1 million to retire … with the 'Donald Bradman Retirement Strategy' Sound too good to be true? It's not. This book is full of stories from everyday Aussies — single people, young families, empty nesters, retirees — who have applied the simple steps in this book and achieved amazing, life-changing results. And you're next.
  • The Barefoot Investor: The Only Money Guide You'll Ever Need

    Scott Pape

    Paperback (Wiley, April 3, 2017)
    ** Fully reviewed and updated for the 2019-2020 financial year** This is the only money guide you'll ever need That's a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves. So what makes this one different? Well, you won't be overwhelmed with a bunch of 'tips' … or a strict budget (that you won't follow). You'll get a step-by-step formula: open this account, then do this; call this person, and say this; invest money here, and not there. All with a glass of wine in your hand. This book will show you how to create an entire financial plan that is so simple you can sketch it on the back of a serviette … and you'll be able to manage your money in 10 minutes a week. You'll also get the skinny on: Saving up a six-figure house deposit in 20 months Doubling your income using the 'Trapeze Strategy' Saving $78,173 on your mortgage and wiping out 7 years of payments Finding a financial advisor who won't rip you off Handing your kids (or grandkids) a $140,000 cheque on their 21st birthday Why you don't need $1 million to retire … with the 'Donald Bradman Retirement Strategy' Sound too good to be true? It's not. This book is full of stories from everyday Aussies ― single people, young families, empty nesters, retirees ― who have applied the simple steps in this book and achieved amazing, life-changing results. And you're next.
  • The Raj Quartet, Volume 4: A Division of Spoils

    Paul Scott

    eBook (University of Chicago Press, Oct. 25, 2012)
    After exploiting India's divisions for years, the British depart in such haste that no one is prepared for the Hindu-Muslim riots of 1947. The twilight of the raj turns bloody. Against the backdrop of the violent partition of India and Pakistan, A Division of the Spoils illuminates one last bittersweet romance, revealing the divided loyalties of the British as they flee, retreat from, or cling to India.
  • A Division of Spoils

    Paul Scott

    Paperback (University of Chicago Press, May 22, 1998)
    After exploiting India's divisions for years, the British depart in such haste that no one is prepared for the Hindu-Muslim riots of 1947. The twilight of the raj turns bloody. Against the backdrop of the violent partition of India and Pakistan, A Division of the Spoils illuminates one last bittersweet romance, revealing the divided loyalties of the British as they flee, retreat from, or cling to India.
  • Kayak Fishing: A Practical Sea Angler’s Guide for Catching Your Favorite Big Fish from a Kayak

    Scott Parsons

    eBook (Kayak Fishing, Jan. 30, 2013)
    Interested in catching fish from the convenience of your kayak? Learn the ropes for safe deep-sea kayak fishing with simple tips from an expert.Want to learn to fish from your kayak, but don’t have a clue where to begin? Concerned that catching "the big one" will capsize your hopes for a tasty dinner? Author and expert kayaker Scott Parsons was born with a love for water-based adventure, and now Parsons’ skilled kayak fishing techniques will land you that massive fish on your very next trip. In Kayak Fishing: A Practical Sea Angler’s Guide for Catching Your Favorite Big Fish from a Kayak, Parsons has collected all of his extensive kayak fishing knowledge in one easy-to-use reference. You’ll discover the best equipment to buy, how to reduce the cost of getting started, and how to stay safe in your kayak while fishing. You’ll learn the best sea kayaking fishing tricks and techniques to catch your fill every time. In Kayak Fishing, you’ll discover:The best, most cost-effective kayaks for fishingHow to land a big fish while kayakingThe perfect bait to use for your favorite fishEssential kayaking seamanship advice including using how to use navigation devices and radioAn extensive kayak fishing checklist and much, much more!Kayak Fishing is a comprehensive, expert guide for combining your favorite recreational hobbies on the water. If you like tricks of the trade, valuable fishing insights, and practical techniques, then you’ll love Parsons’ incredible resource.Buy Kayak Fishing to reel in a whopper today!
  • Appalachian Trail Pocket Maps - Southern States

    K Scott Parks

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Sept. 24, 2014)
    Major Update for 2018 Southern States - Springer Mtn, GA to Glasgow, VA The Appalachian Trail Pocket Map Series is a complete and concise set of topographic maps created with digitized base maps covering every step of the 2,180 mile trail from Georgia to Maine. These are not 40 year old scanned USGS topo maps. They are created digitally with the most current data available from U.S. government sources. The land cover, hydrology and contour data used to create these maps has been collected within the last 5 years, presented in a completely uniform manner across all 367 maps. Features for all 3 volumes: + Digitized base maps, not old, scanned USGS maps + 1 overview map of the entire trail + 23 small scale section overview maps with elevation charts, sub-sections + 344 large scale (1:38,500) trail maps with elevation charts, resupply info + Section meta-data with climate, public lands, creeks, lakes, etc + The latest land cover available + Beautiful 3D hill shade + Overview map contour intervals of 1000/200 feet + Trail map contour intervals of 400/80 feet + Decimal degree lat/lng grids only to prevent poor communication + Accumulated trail mileage every mile + Resupply locations within 90 miles of map center + Total of 367 elevation charts on every map Part of a 3 volume set, these 6" x 9" full color topographic maps are designed to stow easily into your pack, without sacrificing the detail required by a hiker in the back country. All 3 Appalachian Trail Pocket Maps volumes are: Southern States, Central States and Northern States.
  • Pacific Crest Trail Pocket Maps - Southern California

    K. Scott Parks

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Dec. 3, 2011)
    Southern California8th Edition - October 25, 2017 - Major Updates for 2018 The Pacific Crest Trail Pocket Map Series is a current, complete and concise set of topographic maps created with digitized base maps covering every step of the 2,650 mile trail from Mexico to Canada. These are not 40 year old scanned USGS topographic maps. Features: + Accurate trail trace + 363 full color, digitized topographic maps + Highly detailed elevation chart on each map + Seamless, with uniform style, colors, fonts and unit of measure. + Beautiful 3D hill shading + Decimal degrees latitude/longitude and UTM Grids + 10 beautiful land cover shades enhanced with textures. Evergreen, diciduous, mixed, scrub, wetlands and more + All feature names from October 2017, USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) + Meta data for each section and month, precip, high/low temp, snow cover. Nearby lakes, rivers, roads, etc + Section overview map with elevation profile for each section + 1:38500 scale, 6" x 9" (15.2cm x 22.9cm) format for easy pack stowage + Accumulated trail mileage every mile + Resupply locations within 90 miles of map center + Data book information printed at each locale on the maps + Over 2,400 points of interest resupply, water, trail junctions, camp sites + Much more detail than possible on any smart phone app. Printed maps don't require batteries! Part of a 3 volume set, these 6" x 9" full color topographic maps are designed to stow easily into your pack, without sacrificing the detail required by a hiker in the back country. All 3 Pacific Crest Trail Pocket Maps volumes are: Southern California, Northern California and Oregon & Washington.
  • How to Paddle a Kayak: The 90 Minute Guide to Master Kayaking and Learn to Paddle Like a Pro

    Scott Parsons

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, April 11, 2017)
    Do you want to start kayaking quickly, safely, and without getting all wet in the process? Discover expert techniques for staying safe and paddling like a pro in just 90 minutes. Excited to learn how to kayak out on the open water? Want to read weather conditions, assess danger, and manage currents without costly classes or hours of instruction? Author and expert kayaker Scott Parsons was born with a love for water-based adventure. Parson’s natural talent for teaching effective kayaking techniques will have you feeling confident, safe, and ready to start paddling before you know it!In How to Paddle a Kayak: The 90 Minute Guide to Master Kayaking and Learn to Paddle Like a Pro, you'll learn all the facts and techniques you need to feel comfortable in a kayak. You’ll discover basic kayaking techniques, how to reduce hazards and risks, and everything you need to know to stay water-safe. You’ll also learn how to get into advanced kayaking, whitewater kayaking, and extreme kayaking. Parsons' formidable knowledge makes it easy for you to get on the water risk-free in no time at all.In How to Paddle a Kayak, you’ll discover:How to safely start kayaking in just 90 minutesThe best kayaks to buy for speed, lakes, or open watersHow to stay centered and balanced in any kayakHow to read currents and tides to keep safeCommon paddling mistakes, how to avoid them, and much, much more!How to Paddle a Kayak is a comprehensive reference for anyone keen on kayaking. If you like clear and simple guidance, easy-to-learn techniques, and practical advice from a kayaking expert, then you’ll love Parsons’ handbook.Buy How to Paddle a Kayak to make a kayaking splash today!
  • Pacific Crest Trail Pocket Maps - Northern California

    K. Scott Parks

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Dec. 1, 2011)
    Northern California8th Edition - October 25, 2017 - Major Updates for 2018 The Pacific Crest Trail Pocket Map Series is a current, complete and concise set of topographic maps created with digitized base maps covering every step of the 2,650 mile trail from Mexico to Canada. These are not 40 year old scanned USGS topographic maps. Features: + Accurate trail trace + 363 full color, digitized topographic maps + Highly detailed elevation chart on each map + Seamless, with uniform style, colors, fonts and unit of measure. + Beautiful 3D hill shading + Decimal degrees latitude/longitude and UTM Grids + 10 beautiful land cover shades enhanced with textures. Evergreen, diciduous, mixed, scrub, wetlands and more + All feature names from October 2017, USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) + Meta data for each section and month, precip, high/low temp, snow cover. Nearby lakes, rivers, roads, etc + Section overview map with elevation profile for each section + 1:38500 scale, 6" x 9" (15.2cm x 22.9cm) format for easy pack stowage + Accumulated trail mileage every mile + Resupply locations within 90 miles of map center + Data book information printed at each locale on the maps + Over 2,400 points of interest resupply, water, trail junctions, camp sites + Much more detail than possible on any smart phone app. Printed maps don't require batteries! Part of a 3 volume set, these 6" x 9" full color topographic maps are designed to stow easily into your pack, without sacrificing the detail required by a hiker in the back country. All 3 Pacific Crest Trail Pocket Maps volumes are: Southern California, Northern California and Oregon & Washington.
  • Continental Divide Trail Pocket Maps - New Mexico

    K Scott Parks

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Dec. 9, 2014)
    New Mexico2nd Edition - November 5, 2017 - Major Updates for 2018 The Continental Divide Trail Pocket Map Series is a current, complete and concise set of topographic maps created with digitized base maps covering every step of the 3,062 mile trail from Mexico to Canada. These are not 40 year old scanned USGS topographic maps. Features: + Accurate trail trace + 502 full color, digitized topographic maps + Highly detailed elevation chart on each map + Seamless, with uniform style, colors, fonts and unit of measure. + Beautiful 3D hill shading + Decimal degrees latitude/longitude and UTM Grids + 10 beautiful land cover shades enhanced with textures. Evergreen, diciduous, mixed, scrub, wetlands and more + All feature names from October 2017, USGS Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) + Meta data for each section and month, precip, high/low temp, snow cover. Nearby lakes, rivers, roads, etc + Section overview map with elevation profile for each section + 1:38500 scale, 6" x 9" (15.2cm x 22.9cm) format for easy pack stowage + Accumulated trail mileage every mile + Resupply locations within 90 miles of map center + Much more detail than possible on any smart phone app. Printed maps don't require batteries! Part of a 4 volume set, these 6" x 9" full color topographic maps are designed to stow easily into your pack, without sacrificing the detail required by a hiker in the back country. All 4 Continental Divide Trail Pocket Maps volumes are: New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming and Montana & Idaho.
  • Colorado Trail Pocket Map

    K. Scott Parks

    Paperback (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Dec. 3, 2011)
    Major Update for 2018 The Colorado Trail Pocket Map is a complete and concise set of topographic maps created with digitized base maps covering every step of the 486 mile trail from Denver, CO to Durango, CO. The land cover, hydrology and contour data used to create these maps has been collected within the last 5 years, presented in a completely uniform manner across all 74 maps. No other complete Colorado Trail map set available can say this! Features: + Seamless. Uniform styles, colors, fonts and unit of measure. + 74 full color, digitized topographic maps + 10 distinct land cover shades for easily identifying terrain + Easily see road walks, dirt and paved + Beautiful 3D hill shading + Highly detailed elevation chart on each map + 6" x 9" (15.2cm x 22.9cm) format for easy pack stowage + Accumulated trail mileage every mile + Resupply locations within 90 miles of map center + 1:38,500 scale with decimal degree lat/long and UTM grids + Trail trace from ColoradoTrail.org + Maps extend to edge of paper + Clear overlap with Continental Divide Trail (magenta color) These 6" x 9" full color topographic maps are designed to stow easily into your pack, without sacrificing the detail required by a hiker in the back country.
  • Kayak Fishing Made Easy: A Practical Sea Angler’s Guide for Catching Your Favorite Big Fish from a Kayak

    Scott Parsons

    Paperback (Independently published, March 13, 2017)
    Interested in catching fish from the convenience of your kayak? Learn the ropes for safe deep-sea kayak fishing with simple tips from an expert.Want to learn to fish from your kayak, but don’t have a clue where to begin? Concerned that catching "the big one" will capsize your hopes for a tasty dinner? Author and expert kayaker Scott Parsons was born with a love for water-based adventure, and now Parsons’ skilled kayak fishing techniques will land you that massive fish on your very next trip. In Kayak Fishing: A Practical Sea Angler’s Guide for Catching Your Favorite Big Fish from a Kayak, Parsons has collected all of his extensive kayak fishing knowledge in one easy-to-use reference. You’ll discover the best equipment to buy, how to reduce the cost of getting started, and how to stay safe in your kayak while fishing. You’ll learn the best sea kayaking fishing tricks and techniques to catch your fill every time. In Kayak Fishing, you’ll discover:The best, most cost-effective kayaks for fishingHow to land a big fish while kayakingThe perfect bait to use for your favorite fishEssential kayaking seamanship advice including using how to use navigation devices and radioAn extensive kayak fishing checklist and much, much more!Kayak Fishing is a comprehensive, expert guide for combining your favorite recreational hobbies on the water. If you like tricks of the trade, valuable fishing insights, and practical techniques, then you’ll love Parsons’ incredible resource.Buy Kayak Fishing to reel in a whopper today!