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Accounting Demystified Accounting and Financial Management by Emma Shinn; NAHB, 15th & M Sts, NW, Washington, DC 20005; 1985; 66 pages; $18.00 members/$22.50 nonmembers plus $2.50 handling charge, paperback. The NAHB's Accounting and Financial Management is a pithy overview of the subject for builders on all levels. The author has not attempted to make accountants out of builders, but to enable them to understand the sometimes mysterious terminology of accounting. Despite her efforts to simplify I still found some concepts and examples difficult to follow on first reading, but overall the book provides a good primer on such topics as choosing an accountant (vs. a CPA vs. a bookkeeper), terminology (the differences between assets, equities and liabilities, debits vs. credits, and how