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The original basement waterproofing handbook by Masters, Jack.

The original basement waterproofing handbook

Apr 19, 2015
Rocket science for the rest of us - cutting-edge concepts made simple by Gilliland, Ben, author.

Rocket science for the rest of us - cutting-edge concepts made simple

Want to understand black holes, antimatter, physics, and space exploration? Looking for a common sense guide to quantum physics that you can actually understand? Rocket Science for the Rest of Us is the book you're looking for! Get a grip on even the most mysterious and complex sciences with Ben Gilliland's guide to dark matter, exo-planets, Planck time, earth sciences, and more.

Apr 19, 2015
Three kinds of motion - Kerouac, Pollock, and the making of American highways by Hanick, Riley, author.

Three kinds of motion - Kerouac, Pollock, and the making of American highways

""Like a great conversationalist, Hanick paints a generous canvas, and I rode the length of this powerful book much like I first experienced the American interstate: songs on the stereo, windows down, and the bittersweet sense that youth is fleeting. Three Kinds of Motion holds open a wild and beautiful journey, not to be missed."-Thalia FieldIn 1943, Peggy Guggenheim commissioned a mural from Jackson Pollock to hang in the entryway of her Manhattan townhouse. It was the largest Pollock canvas s

Apr 19, 2015
Three many cooks - one mom, two daughters - their shared stories of food, faith & family by Anderson, Pam, 1957-

Three many cooks - one mom, two daughters - their shared stories of food, faith & family

"When the women behind the popular blog Three Many Cooks gather in the busiest room in the house, there are never too many cooks in the kitchen. Now acclaimed cookbook author Pam Anderson and her daughters, Maggy Keet and Sharon Damelio, blend compelling reflections and well-loved recipes into one funny, candid, and irresistible book. Together, Pam, Maggy, and Sharon reveal the challenging give-and-take between mothers and daughters, the passionate belief that food nourishes both body and soul,

Apr 19, 2015
The Revolution of Everyday Life by Vaneigem, Raoul/ Nicholson-Smith, Donald (TRN)

The Revolution of Everyday Life

Apr 19, 2015
Right of boom - the aftermath of nuclear terrorism by Schwartz, Benjamin E., author.

Right of boom - the aftermath of nuclear terrorism

In Right of Boom, national security specialist Benjamin Schwartz looks at what could happen after a nuclear explosion takes place in the United States, the event that Presidents Obama and Bush, as well as would-be Presidents Mitt Romney and Hillary Clinton, have acknowledged as the greatest single national security threat we face. Hypothesizing an explosion in downtown Washington, D.C., Schwartz maps out the likely ramifications while going deep into history to explore the limited range of optio

Apr 19, 2015
Unraveling - high hopes and missed opportunities in Iraq by Sky, Emma, author.

Unraveling - high hopes and missed opportunities in Iraq

"When Emma Sky volunteered to help rebuild Iraq after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein in 2003, she had little idea what she was getting in to. Her assignment was only supposed to last three months. She went on to serve there longer than any other senior military or diplomatic figure, giving her an unrivaled perspective of the entire conflict. As the representative of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Kirkuk in 2003 and then the political advisor to US General Odierno from 2007-2010, Sky was

Apr 19, 2015
Strategy rules - five timeless lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve jobs by Yoffie, David B., author.

Strategy rules - five timeless lessons from Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve jobs

"Strategy Rules reveals the important principles and skills shared by Bill Gates, Andy Grove, and Steve Jobs, three of the most successful and influential figures in business, and how managers and entrepreneurs can learn by their examples"--

Apr 19, 2015
No Ordinary Disruption - The Four Global Forces Breaking All the Trends by Dobbs, Richard/ Manyika, James/ Woetzel, Jonathan

No Ordinary Disruption - The Four Global Forces Breaking All the Trends

Apr 19, 2015
Their last full measure - the final days of the Civil War by Wheelan, Joseph, author.

Their last full measure - the final days of the Civil War

Describes the events surrounding the Civil War during the first months of 1865 and how together they brought about the climax of the bloodiest war fought on American soil.

Apr 19, 2015
Unplayable lies - (the only golf book you'll ever need) by Jenkins, Dan.

Unplayable lies - (the only golf book you'll ever need)

The author describes his favorite sport, from the strangest things that ever happened on a golf course to the most magical rounds he's ever seen.

Apr 19, 2015
Touch by Field, Tiffany, author.

Touch

Apr 19, 2015
Top 10 Cancun and the Yucatan by Rider, Nick, author.

Top 10 Cancun and the Yucatan

Pocket guide to Mexican resort towns, including best beaches, clubs, kid-friendly places, colonial towns, wildlife preserves, fishing, and best hotels for every budget.

Apr 19, 2015
This astounding close- the road to Bennett Place by Bradley, Mark L.

This astounding close- the road to Bennett Place

Apr 19, 2015
The Third Reich in history and memory by Evans, Richard J.

The Third Reich in history and memory

"In the seventy years since the demise of the Third Reich, there has been a significant transformation in the ways in which the modern world understands Nazism. In this brilliant and eye-opening collection, Richard J. Evans, the acclaimed author of the Third Reich trilogy, offers a critical commentary on that transformation, exploring how major changes in perspective have informed research and writing on the Third Reich in recent years. Drawing on his most notable writings from the last two deca

Apr 19, 2015
Norse mythology by Redmond, Shirley-Raye, 1955-, author.

Norse mythology

Discusses various Norse myths, with background information describing the history, geography, religious beliefs, and values of the culture that created the mythology.

Apr 19, 2015
Walking in light - the everyday empowerment of a shamanic life by Ingerman, Sandra.

Walking in light - the everyday empowerment of a shamanic life

Apr 19, 2015
Teaming with your therapy dog by Howie, Ann R., 1955- author.

Teaming with your therapy dog

Apr 19, 2015
Southern Rocky Mountain wildflowers - a field guide to wildflowers in the Southern Rocky Mountains, including Rocky Mountain National Park by Robertson, Leigh, author.

Southern Rocky Mountain wildflowers - a field guide to wildflowers in the Southern Rocky Mountains, including Rocky Mountain National Park

"Field guide to more than 200 wildflowers conveniently arranged for easy identification. Includes vibrant color photos and descriptions"--

Apr 19, 2015
Ringo - With a Little Help by Starr, Michael

Ringo - With a Little Help

Apr 19, 2015