About this book…

The book is in PDF format.  Since it is book-length it will take some time to load—usually less than a minute, depending on your connection speed—and your browser will need to support PDF format.  All major browsers do.

If you get interested in the book you can eliminate this time to load by…

Downloading the file…

First, just open the book in your browser in the normal way by clicking on its title.  Then, for Microsoft Internet Explorer, simply use the menu to save it to your hard drive.  If the menu is not showing you may first have to activate the Menu toolbar to see it.  Then click the File-> Save As menu choice, selecting a place on your hard drive to store it. 

Reading the file…

After it downloads you can then read the book directly, using Adobe Acrobat instead of the browser.  The Adobe Acrobat Reader can be downloaded at no cost.

It is of course much easier, and more fun, to read it on a laptop.  A tablet computer, such as Apple’s iPad is even better.  It can even be read on a smart phone.

There is an extensive table of contents which you can activate by pressing the second button from the top, in the control area on the left.  The reader will keep track of how far you’ve read and put you back immediately to the place where you last left off the reading.

Printing the file…

You can print the book using either your browser or, even better, Adobe Acrobat.  The pages are formatted for 8 ½ X 11 paper and can be printed on both sides.  In this format it is 253 pages in length.