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The gilded rage - a wild ride through Donald Trump's America by Zaitchik, Alexander, 1974- author. The gilded rage - a wild ride through Donald Trump's America

"2016 continues to be the most surreal and unpredictable election year in recent memory and this is due in large part to one Donald J. Trump and the millions of Americans who made him this year's Republican nominee for president. As Trump continues to succeed despite behavior that would cripple any other politician, whether it is questioning the patriotism of the Gold Star Khan family or banishing a baby from one of his press conferences, it is imperative to understand why so many continue to su

Sep 22, 2016
George Washington's secret spy war - the making of America's first spymaster by Nagy, John A., author. George Washington's secret spy war - the making of America's first spymaster

The untold story of how George Washington took a disorderly, ill-equipped rabble and defeated the best trained and best equipped army of its day in the Revoluntionary War. Author John A. Nagy has become the nation's leading expert on Revolutionary spies, discovering hundreds who went behind enemy lines to gather intelligence -- many of whom are completely unknown to most historians. Using Washington's diary as the primary source, Nagy tells of Washington's experiences during the French and India

Sep 22, 2016
Genetics in minutes by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author. Genetics in minutes

Sep 22, 2016
Frontier grit - the unlikely true stories of daring pioneer women by Monson, Marianne, 1975- author. Frontier grit - the unlikely true stories of daring pioneer women

Monson shares the stories of twelve women who heard the call to settle the west and came from all points of the globe to begin their journey. As a slave, Clara watched helpless as her husband and children were sold, only to be reunited with her youngest daughter six decades later. Charlotte hid her gender to escape a life of poverty and became the greatest stagecoach driver that ever lived. A Native American, Gertrude fought to give her people a voice and to educate leaders about the ways and im

Sep 22, 2016
Freddie Mercury - a kind of magic by Blake, Mark, 1965- author. Freddie Mercury - a kind of magic

"Freddie Mercury was one of rock's most dazzling front men. When he died in 1991, the music world lost one of its most flamboyant characters, as well as a supremely talented writer and vocalist. Best known as the lead singer of Queen, his amazing four-octave voice was a distinctive element in the band's unique sound, which resulted in more than a dozen million-selling albums through the 1970s, '80s, and early '90s. Freddie Mercury: A Kind of Magic charts his extraordinary career in the context o

Sep 22, 2016
The fix - how nations survive and thrive in a world in decline by Tepperman, Jonathan, author. The fix - how nations survive and thrive in a world in decline

"Identifies 10 pervasive and seemingly impossible challenges including immigration reform, income inequality, political corruption and Islamic terrorism and shows that each has a solution, and not merely a hypothetical one, but one that has been proven in a real hotspot in the world,"--NoveList.

Sep 22, 2016
Fifty places to drink beer before you die - beer experts share the world's greatest destinations by Santella, Chris. Fifty places to drink beer before you die - beer experts share the world's greatest destinations

Sep 22, 2016
Faustian bargains - Lyndon Johnson and Mac Wallace in the robber baron culture of Texas by Mellen, Joan, author. Faustian bargains - Lyndon Johnson and Mac Wallace in the robber baron culture of Texas

Sep 22, 2016
Exile on Front Street - my life as a Hells Angel ... and beyond by Christie, George, author. Exile on Front Street - my life as a Hells Angel ... and beyond

"After forty years in the Hells Angels, George Christie was ready to retire. As the president of the high-profile Ventura chapter of the club, he had been the yin to Sonny Barger's yang. Barger was the reckless figurehead and de facto world leader of the Angels. Christie was the negotiator, the spokesman, the thinker, the guy who smoothed things out. He was the one who carried the Olympic torch and counted movie stars, artists, the Grateful Dead and police chief captains among his friends. But l

Sep 22, 2016
The Egoscue method of health through motion - a revolutionary program that lets you rediscover the body's power to protect and rejuvenate itself by Egoscue, Pete, 1945- The Egoscue method of health through motion - a revolutionary program that lets you rediscover the body's power to protect and rejuvenate itself

Sep 22, 2016
Drugs - a very short introduction by Iversen, Leslie L., author. Drugs - a very short introduction

DRUG & SUBSTANCE ABUSE: SOCIAL ASPECTS. The twentieth century saw a remarkable upsurge of research on drugs, with major advances in the treatment of bacterial and viral infections, heart disease, stomach ulcers, cancer, and metal illnesses. These, along with the introduction of the oral contraceptive, have altered all of our lives. There has also been an increase in the recreational use and abuse of drugs in the Western world. This Very Short Introduction, in its second edition, gives a non-tech

Sep 22, 2016
The DNA restart - unlock your personal genetic code to eat for your genes, lose weight, and reverse aging by Moalem, Sharon, author. The DNA restart - unlock your personal genetic code to eat for your genes, lose weight, and reverse aging

"The DNA Restart turns traditional dietary advice on its head with groundbreaking research that demonstrates that we all require different diets based on our genes. In The DNA Restart, Sharon Moalem, MD, PhD, provides a revolutionary step-by-step guide to the diet and lifestyle perfect for your individual genetic makeup. A physician, scientist, neurogeneticist, and New York Times bestselling author, Dr. Moalem has spent the last two decades researching and formulating how to reset your own genet

Sep 22, 2016
Die young with me - a memoir by Rufus, Rob, author. Die young with me - a memoir

Sep 22, 2016
Dear data by Lupi, Giorgia. Dear data

Equal parts mail art, data visualization, and affectionate correspondence, Dear Data celebrates "the infinitesimal, incomplete, imperfect, yet exquisitely human details of life," -- amazon.com

Sep 22, 2016
Days? or ages? - the Genesis question - a layman looks at Creation's calendar by Harmon, Jerry, author. Days? or ages? - the Genesis question - a layman looks at Creation's calendar

"Days? or Ages? offers a fresh look at a centuries-old debate. Does the Bible say creation was accomplished within one week of time beginning a few thousand years ago, or over countless millennia beginning millions or even billions of years in the distant past? Opinions abound from biblical scholars, scientists and laypeople alike, and achieving a clear perspective can be difficult at best. This work summarizes a thorough examination of Genesis 1, including relevant passages from other parts of

Sep 22, 2016
Dagger 22 - U.S. Marine Corps special operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan by Golembesky, Michael, author. Dagger 22 - U.S. Marine Corps special operations in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan

"Level Zero Heroes, Michael Golembesky's bestselling account of Marine Special Operations Team 8222 in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan, was just the beginning for these now battle-hardened special operations warriors. The unforgiving Afghan winter has settled upon the 22 men of Marine Special Operations Team 8222, callsign Dagger 22, in the remote and hostile river valley of Bala Murghab, Afghanistan. The Taliban fighters in the region would have liked nothing more than to once again go dormant and re

Sep 22, 2016
The curated closet - a simple system for discovering your personal style and building your dream wardrobe by Rees, Anuschka, author. The curated closet - a simple system for discovering your personal style and building your dream wardrobe

Sep 22, 2016
Cool mind - 11 easy ways to relieve stress, boost self-confidence, and improve concentration in school, sports, and life by Keefe, David, 1966- Cool mind - 11 easy ways to relieve stress, boost self-confidence, and improve concentration in school, sports, and life

Sep 22, 2016
Chess for dummies by Eade, James, author. Chess for dummies

Your quick and easy guide to the rules, strategies, and etiquette of chess. Offers easily understood explanations of the game and its components, to provide a one-stop resource for improving your chess skills.

Sep 22, 2016
Buddha's diet - the ancient art of losing weight without losing your mind by Cottrell, Tara, author. Buddha's diet - the ancient art of losing weight without losing your mind

The pampered prince Siddhartha tried dieting and didn't like it anymore than you do. When he became the Buddha, he found the "middle way" between overindulgence and abstinence. Modern science confirms what Buddha knew all along: it's not what you eat that's important, but when you eat. Sure, he lived before the age of doughnuts and French fried, but his teachings provide a sane, mindful approach to achieving optimum health.

Sep 22, 2016