"The Secret Guide to Computers"
and "Tricky Living"
This is the official Web page for 2 books:
"The Secret Guide to Computers" (which explains computers)
"Tricky Living" (which explains everything beyond computers)
They give you secret fun!
You can reach this Web page by typing "SecretFun.com"
(or TrickyLiving.com, TrickyLiving.org, SecretGuide.org, or SecretGuideToComputers.com)
We finished writing the 29th edition of "The Secret Guide to Computers" and the 1st edition of "Tricky Living". They're being edited. They'll come off the press at the beginning of July (or the end of June). You can order them now.
"The Secret Guide to Computers" (by Russ Walter) covers 8 topics....
Buyer's guide: jargon, buying hardware & software, dealers
Operating systems: DOS, Windows, Mac, Linux, Palm
Internet: ISPs, browsers, search engines, best sites, e-mail
Word processing: Microsoft Word, Works, WordPerfect
Fixes: how to make your computer run faster & better
Tricky applications: advanced MS Office, Web-page design, more
Management: computer industry's mistakes, future, and resources
"Tricky Living" (by Russ&Donna Walter) covers 11 topics....
Health: blood chemistry, pills, diets, AIDS, cleaning, doctors
Daily survival: your home, lawn, snow, transportation, finances, career, crooks
Law: lawyers, judges, politicians, wars
Intellectual life: professors, philosophers, psychologists, scientists
Arts: Picasso's advice, music, movies, writing
American cultures: holidays, aging, regions, anthropologists
Foreign cultures: French, Spanish, German, Japanese, Chinese
Morality: ethics, prejudice, evil, Christianity, Judaism
Sexuality: male-female relationships, prostitutes
Donna's comments: how America differs from China
Resources: index & coupons
You can get free help on all those topics by phoning Russ in New Hampshire at 603-666-6644 (day or night, 24 hours, he's usually in).
"The Secret Guide to Computers" (29th edition) lists for $17.50, but pay less by joining your friends:
20% discount for 2 copies, so you pay just $14 each
44% discount for 4 copies, so you pay just $9.80 each
60% discount for 60 copies, so you pay just $7 each
We've reduced prices on these classic editions (which explain classic computers): 28th edition (now $7), 27th edition (now $4), 26th edition (now $3)
"Tricky Living" lists for $8.75, but pay less by joining your friends:
20% discount for 2 copies, so you pay just $7 each
44% discount for 4 copies, so you pay just $4.90 each
60% discount for 60 copies, so you pay just $3.50 each
We offer 3 shipping methods (the following shipping times can vary by 50% depending on location & season):
standard is free to the US (2 weeks), $3/book to other countries (9 weeks)
air is $3/book to the US (½ week), $9/book to other countries (2 weeks)
UPS is $5 total (1 week); available just if you order at least 2 books (to 1 street address in the 48 original states or DC)