I downloaded the book to my Kindle 2 and experienced what a few others did. An Appendix, an Index and nothing else ..... or so I thought. What happened is that Kindle opened the book at the end, not the beginning of the book. Just manually go to the Table of Contents (or Cover) and start reading normally. Everything is there. I am guessing the last page viewed was the Index section when the book was loaded on Amazon's servers.
The pictures are quite good on my Kindle 2. I also agree with a previous reviewer. Some techniques in this book are meant to kill, not disable.