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The women who made New York by Scelfo, Julie, author. The women who made New York

The Women Who Made New York reveals the untold stories of the phenomenal women who made New York City the cultural epicenter of the world. Many were revolutionaries and activists, like Zora Neale Hurston and Audre Lorde. Others were icons and iconoclasts, like Fran Lebowitz and Grace Jones. There were also women who led quieter private lives but were just as influential, such as Emily Warren Roebling, who completed the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge when her engineer husband became too ill

Jan 10, 2017
Tiger Writing - Art, Culture, and the Interdependent Self by Jen, Gish, author. Tiger Writing - Art, Culture, and the Interdependent Self

In three pieces originally delivered as special lectures, draws on the biography of the author's father as well as the evolution of her own work to contrast Western and Eastern ideas of self-narration and interdependency.

Jan 10, 2017
Shrubs large and small - natives and ornamentals for Midwest gardens by Andrews, Moya L., author. Shrubs large and small - natives and ornamentals for Midwest gardens

This beautifully illustrated book on landscape gardening addresses shrubs and how to determine which you should plant among your perennials and where. Shrubs provide the foundation for a pleasing, yet low-maintenance garden. They are long-lived, have the ornamental appeal of perennials, and provide variety in color, size, shape, and texture, as well as shelter and berries for birds. Shrubs can make attractive arrangements indoors and provide seasonal variation through the entire year.

Jan 10, 2017
A Shropshire lad and other poems - the collected poems of A.E. Housman by Housman, A. E. (Alfred Edward), 1859-1936. A Shropshire lad and other poems - the collected poems of A.E. Housman

Jan 10, 2017
The Satanic rituals. by La Vey, Anton Szandor, 1930-1997. The Satanic rituals.

Jan 10, 2017
The Satanic Bible by La Vey, Anton Szandor, 1930-1997. The Satanic Bible

From the Publisher: Called "The Black Pope" by many of his followers, Anton La Vey began the road to High Priesthood of the Clurch of Satan when he was only 16 years old and an organ player in a carnival: "On Saturday night I would see men lusting after half naked girls dancing at the carnival, and on Sunday morning when I was playing the organ for tent-show evangelists at the other end of the carnival lot, I would see these same men sitting in the pews with their wives and children, asking God

Jan 10, 2017
Russian tattoo - a memoir by Gorokhova, Elena, auathor. Russian tattoo - a memoir

Jan 10, 2017
The quiet hero - a life of Ryan White by Price, Nelson. The quiet hero - a life of Ryan White

In 1985 the eyes of the world turned to the Hoosier State and the attempt by a thirteen-year-old Kokomo, Indiana, teenager to do what seemed to be a simple task--join his fellow classmates at Western Middle School in Russiaville, the school to which his Kokomo neighborhood was assigned. The teenager, Ryan White, however, had been diagnosed with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome from contaminated blood-based products used to treat his hemophilia. "It was my decision," White said, "to live a nor

Jan 10, 2017
Our service our stories - Indiana veterans recall their World War II experiences by May, Ronald P., author. Our service our stories - Indiana veterans recall their World War II experiences

Jan 10, 2017
The old woman, the tulip, and the dog by Ostriker, Alicia, author. The old woman, the tulip, and the dog

Jan 10, 2017
Night of January 16th - a play by Rand, Ayn, author. Night of January 16th - a play

Night of January 16th leaves the answers to the mystery of an international magnate's death up to the reader. The play is a gripping drama about the rise and destruction of a brilliant and ruthless man, the suspense never letting up for a moment.

Jan 10, 2017
Mix and match Mama eats by Shull, Shay, 1981- author. Mix and match Mama eats

Do you want to spend less time in the kitchen and more time making memories with your family and friends? Shull shares her simple solutions for making quick and tasty dishes that will satisfy your whole family. The book is arranged by month, so that you can choose easily recipes for every holiday and season.

Jan 10, 2017
Missing banners by Brew, Tom, author. Missing banners

Indiana basketball fans love their five national championship banners. They wish there were more. There should have been.

Jan 10, 2017
Mind your manors - tried-and-true British household cleaning tips by Lethbridge, Lucy, author. Mind your manors - tried-and-true British household cleaning tips

"British estates were known to be the epitome of cleanliness with their white-glove perfection. Through her meticulous research on servants, Lucy Lethbridge gleaned much knowledge about how these homes were made to gleam over almost two centuries, from the Victorian through the Edwardian years and beyond. The majority of household tasks were done with basic ingredients like lemon juice, white vinegar, and bicarbonate of soda, which feel very modern in their display of frugality and ecological so

Jan 10, 2017
Marie-Antoinette by Delalex, Hélène, author. Marie-Antoinette

"The book recounts Marie-Antoinette's early life through her time as Queen of France until her execution. Through the details of key events in her life, the vivid accounts of those who knew her, and illuminating depictions of her world in masterpieces of art, readers will discover Marie-Antoinette, the incarnation of femininity in the eighteenth century"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 10, 2017
Madam President - the secret presidency of Edith Wilson by Hazelgrove, William Elliott, 1959- author. Madam President - the secret presidency of Edith Wilson

An up-close look at Edith Wilson, a first lady with unequaled responsibilities during her husband's presidency. After President Woodrow Wilson suffered a paralyzing stroke in the fall of 1919, his wife, First Lady Edith Wilson, began to handle the day-to-day responsibilities of the chief executive. Mrs. Wilson had had little formal education and had only been married to President Wilson for four years, yet in the tenuous peace following the end of World War I, she dedicated herself to managing t

Jan 10, 2017
The loving push - how parents and professionals can help spectrum kids become successful adults by Grandin, Temple, author. The loving push - how parents and professionals can help spectrum kids become successful adults

Parents, teachers, therapists, and anyone who cares about a child or teen on the autism spectrum needs this essential roadmap to prepare our youth for being successful adults in today's world. Best-selling author, autism advocate, and animal science professor Dr. Temple Grandin joins psychologist and autism specialist Dr. Debra Moore in spelling out the steps you can take to restore your child's hope and motivation, and what you must avoid. Eight life stories are told by people on the autism spe

Jan 10, 2017
iPad for seniors for dummies by Feiler, Jesse, author. iPad for seniors for dummies

Provides step-by-step instructions and advice for seniors on how to use the iPad, covering such topics as browsing the Internet, working with e-mail, exploring the iTunes store, organizing apps, and using the iPad as an e-reader.

Jan 10, 2017
Invincible living - the power of yoga, the energy of breath, and other tools for a radiant life by Jagat, Guru, author. Invincible living - the power of yoga, the energy of breath, and other tools for a radiant life

A senior Kundalini Yoga instructor outlines a radical understanding of yoga as a broader principle for living, demonstrating simple, breath-driven exercises and quick meditations designed to reset well-being regardless of age and background.

Jan 10, 2017
The illustrated practical guide to small pets and pet care - hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, rabbits, birds, reptiles, fish by Alderton, David, 1956- author. The illustrated practical guide to small pets and pet care - hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, rabbits, birds, reptiles, fish

Jan 10, 2017

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