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If Venice dies by Settis, Salvatore. If Venice dies

Sep 20, 2016
Achieve the college dream - you don't need to be rich to attend a top school by Chicuén, María Carla, 1988- author. Achieve the college dream - you don't need to be rich to attend a top school

Sep 20, 2016
Calamities by Gladman, Renee, author. Calamities

Sep 20, 2016
Choosing the hero - my improbable journey and the rise of Africa's first woman president by Levinson, K. Riva, author. Choosing the hero - my improbable journey and the rise of Africa's first woman president

The rise of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to become the president of Liberia and the first woman elected to lead an African nation is one of the most inspiring stories of our time. But Sirleaf could not have done it alone. Among the people who worked tirelessly to help her achieve her victory was Washington, D.C.-based international consultant and lobbyist K. Riva Levinson. CHOOSING THE HERO is Levinson's compelling account of her life and career, and how she joined forces with Sirleaf to fight for a ca

Sep 20, 2016
Cult film as a guide to life - fandom, adaptation, and identity by Hunter, I. Q., 1964- author. Cult film as a guide to life - fandom, adaptation, and identity

"A collection of closely related essays on cult film, cult adaptations, and cultism as a way of life"--

Sep 20, 2016
Drama in the Bahamas - Muhammad Ali's last fight by Hannigan, Dave. Drama in the Bahamas - Muhammad Ali's last fight

"On December 11, 1981, Muhammad Ali slumped on a chair in the cramped, windowless locker room of a municipal baseball field outside Nassau. A phalanx of sportswriters had pushed and shoved their way into this tiny, breeze-blocked space. In this most unlikely of settings, they had come to record the last moments of the most storied of all boxing careers. They had come to intrude upon the grief. "It's over," mumbled Ali. "It's over." The show that had entertained and wowed from Zaire to Dublin, fr

Sep 20, 2016
Good vibrations - my life as a Beach Boy by Love, Mike, 1941- author. Good vibrations - my life as a Beach Boy

Mike Love tells the story of his legendary, raucous, and ultimately triumphant five-decade career as the front man of The Beach Boys, the most popular American band in history -- timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of "Good Vibrations." Love describes the stories behind his lyrics for pop classics such as "Good Vibrations," "California Girls," "Surfin' USA," and "Kokomo," while providing vivid portraits of the turbulent lives of his three gifted cousins, Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson. H

Sep 20, 2016
A mile wide - trading a shallow religion for a deeper faith by Hatmaker, Brandon, 1972- author. A mile wide - trading a shallow religion for a deeper faith

Sep 20, 2016
The mathematics bible - the definitive guide to the last 4,000 years of theories by Beveridge, Colin (Maths coach), author. The mathematics bible - the definitive guide to the last 4,000 years of theories

Sep 20, 2016
The hidden life of trees - what they feel, how they communicate - discoveries from a secret world by Wohlleben, Peter, 1964- author. The hidden life of trees - what they feel, how they communicate - discoveries from a secret world

"A forester's fascinating stories, supported by the latest scientific research, reveal the extraordinary world of forests and illustrate how trees communicate and care for each other"--

Sep 20, 2016
The way of rest - finding the courage to hold everything in love by Foster, Jeff, author. The way of rest - finding the courage to hold everything in love

Sep 21, 2016
Vietnam - a new history by Goscha, Christopher E., author. Vietnam - a new history

"Vietnam's role in one of the Cold War's longest-running conflicts has meant that its past has been endlessly abused. Popular accounts have cherry-picked from the Vietnamese past to tell politicized, American-centered stories--either reducing the story of Vietnam and the Vietnamese to a noble tradition of anticolonial resistance embodied by the communist leader Ho Chi Minh, or alternatively seeking to rehabilitate American allies by making similarly essentialist claims about "the Vietnamese" and

Sep 21, 2016
The verging cities - poems by Scenters-Zapico, Natalie, author. The verging cities - poems

"From undocumented men named Angel, to angels falling from the sky, Natalie Scenters-Zapico's gripping debut collection, The Verging Cities, is filled with explorations of immigration and marriage, narco-violence and femicide, and angels in the domestic sphere. Deeply rooted along the US-Mexico border in the sister cities of El Paso, Texas, and Cd. Juarez, Chihuahua, these poems give a brave new voice to the ways in which international politics affect the individual. Composed in a variety of for

Sep 21, 2016
Windy City bags - 12 handbags and totes sewn with structure and style by Lawson, Sara, author. Windy City bags - 12 handbags and totes sewn with structure and style

"Known for the gorgeous purses and bags that made Big-City Bags such a hit, Sara Lawson presents a fabulous new collection of high-fashion designs. Carry a designer bag that has great shape and style and is affordable to construct. These bags have it all! Expand your skills with patterns for 12 sophisticated, structured bags. Create impressive gifts--alternate fabric styles provide even more inspiration. Confidently choose interfacing and add design details: fabric accents, purse hardware, zippe

Sep 21, 2016
Simple steps to foot pain relief - the new science of healthy feet by Bowman, Katy, author. Simple steps to foot pain relief - the new science of healthy feet

"Don't just relieve foot pain-prevent it from happening again. Biomechanist Katy Bowman is back with an expanded edition of her popular book Every Woman's Guide to Foot Pain Relief, and it's for everyone-men and women, no matter what state (or shoe) they're in. With updated material and new visuals that illustrate exactly how to target problem areas, Simple Steps to Foot Pain Relief will show you how to prevent pain-and how to heal your feet and halt damage to the rest of your body. Bowman's sim

Sep 21, 2016
The spirituality of wine by Kreglinger, Gisela H., 1967- author. The spirituality of wine

Sep 21, 2016
Simple tailoring & alterations - hems - waistbands - seams - sleeves - pockets - cuffs - darts - tucks - fastenings - necklines - linings by François-Campbell, J., author. Simple tailoring & alterations - hems - waistbands - seams - sleeves - pockets - cuffs - darts - tucks - fastenings - necklines - linings

Sep 21, 2016
A sense of wonder - the world's best writers on the sacred, the profane, and the ordinary by A sense of wonder - the world's best writers on the sacred, the profane, and the ordinary

Sep 21, 2016
Self-striping yarn studio - sweaters, scarves, and hats designed for self-striping yarn by Sulcoski, Carol, 1965- author. Self-striping yarn studio - sweaters, scarves, and hats designed for self-striping yarn

Carol Sulcoski's latest book begins with a comprehensive technical section that explains how to use and manipulate self-striping yarn--something no previous pattern collection has offered. After reading the accessible instructions and tips, knitters will be inspired to cast on one of 24 new and original designs--11 beginner, 11 intermediate, and two advanced--including shawls, scarves, sweaters, fingerless mittens, and more. Featured designers include Fiona Ellis, Brooke Nico, Sandi Rosner, Corn

Sep 21, 2016
World of the Teton Sioux Indians - their music, life & culture by Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957, author. World of the Teton Sioux Indians - their music, life & culture

Sep 21, 2016