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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
When Paris sizzled - the 1920s Paris of Hemingway, Chanel, Cocteau, Cole Porter, Josephine Baker, and their friends by McAuliffe, Mary Sperling, 1943- author. When Paris sizzled - the 1920s Paris of Hemingway, Chanel, Cocteau, Cole Porter, Josephine Baker, and their friends

Sep 21, 2016
When in French - love in a second language by Collins, Lauren (Journalist) When in French - love in a second language

"A language barrier is no match for love. Lauren Collins discovered this firsthand when, in her early thirties, she moved to London and fell for a Frenchman named Olivier--a surprising turn of events for someone who didn't have a passport until she was in college. But what does it mean to love someone in a second language? Collins wonders, as her relationship with Olivier continues to grow entirely in English. Are there things she doesn't understand about Olivier, having never spoken to him in h

Sep 21, 2016
Traveling soul - the life of Curtis Mayfield by Mayfield, Todd, author. Traveling soul - the life of Curtis Mayfield

Sep 21, 2016
The trainable cat - a practical guide to making life happier for you and your cat by Bradshaw, John, 1950- author. The trainable cat - a practical guide to making life happier for you and your cat

"The idea of training rarely crosses cat owners&#x; minds, and we often assume that cats can&#x;t and don&#x;t need to be trained. But in The Trainable Cat, bestselling anthrozoologist John Bradshaw and cat expert Sarah Ellis show that not only can cats be trained, but they absolutely must be in order to strengthen the bond between pet and owner, reduce their anxiety, and maximize their happiness,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 21, 2016
Taste & technique - recipes to elevate your home cooking by Pomeroy, Naomi, author. Taste & technique - recipes to elevate your home cooking

"James Beard Award-winning and self-made chef Naomi Pomeroy's debut cookbook, featuring nearly 140 lesson-driven recipes designed to improve the home cook's understanding of professional techniques and flavor combinations in order to produce simple, but show-stopping meals,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 21, 2016
Zombies on film - the definitive story of undead cinema by Inguanzo, Ozzy. author Zombies on film - the definitive story of undead cinema

Sep 21, 2016
Worst. President. Ever. - James Buchanan, the POTUS rating game, and the legacy of the least of the lesser presidents by Strauss, Robert, 1951- author. Worst. President. Ever. - James Buchanan, the POTUS rating game, and the legacy of the least of the lesser presidents

Sep 21, 2016
The world's religions by Smith, Huston, author. The world's religions

This volume offers an introduction to comparative religion, exploring the essential elements and teachings of the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and the native traditions of Australia, Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. Emphasizing the inner, rather than the institutional, dimension of these religions, the author devotes special attention to Zen and Tibetan Buddhism, Sufism, and the teachings of Jesus. He conveys the

Sep 21, 2016
Violet energy ingots by Nguyen, Hoa, 1967- author. Violet energy ingots

Sep 21, 2016
Welcome to the universe - an astrophysical tour by Tyson, Neil deGrasse. Welcome to the universe - an astrophysical tour

Welcome to the Universe is a personal guided tour of the cosmos by three of today's leading astrophysicists. Inspired by the enormously popular introductory astronomy course that Neil deGrasse Tyson, Michael A. Strauss, and J. Richard Gott taught together at Princeton, this book covers it all--from planets, stars, and galaxies to black holes, wormholes, and time travel. Describing the latest discoveries in astrophysics, the informative and entertaining narrative propels you from our home solar s

Sep 21, 2016