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Summer gatherings by Bongean, Lisa

Summer gatherings

Jul 22, 2014
A way of living - the art of Willem De Kooning by Zilczer, Judith.

A way of living - the art of Willem De Kooning

Examines the life and work of artist Willem De Kooning, documenting his sketches, prepatory drawings, paintings, and sculptures.

Jul 22, 2014
Nine-patch gatherings by Bongean, Lisa

Nine-patch gatherings

Jul 22, 2014
Rock the shack - the architecture of cabins, cocoons and hide-outs by

Rock the shack - the architecture of cabins, cocoons and hide-outs

"For the first time in the history of mankind, more people live in cities than in the country. Yet, at the same time, more and more city dwellers are yearning for rural farms, mountain cabins, or seaside homes. These kinds of refuges offer modern men and women a promise of what urban centers usually cannot provide: quiet, relaxation, being out of reach, getting back to basics, feeling human again. Rock the shack is a survey of such contemporary refuges from around the world -- from basic to luxu

Jul 22, 2014
Fodor's New England, 2014 by

Fodor's New England, 2014

Fodor's New England includes color photos and maps, valuable tips on when to go and ways to save, features on fall foliage, skiing and antiquing, best restaurants and hotels, and must-see attractions from rugged coasts to green mountains.

Jul 22, 2014
The complete book of colleges, 2015 by

The complete book of colleges, 2015

Jul 22, 2014
College handbook, 2015 by

College handbook, 2015

Presents information on 2,200 4-year colleges and universities and 1,700 2-year community colleges and technical schools. Includes indexes to find schools by type, size, sports offerings, religious affiliation, plus the latest facts on Early Decision and wait-list policies and outcomes.

Jul 22, 2014
Black maverick- T.R.M. Howard's fight for civil rights and economic power by Beito, David T.

Black maverick- T.R.M. Howard's fight for civil rights and economic power

Jul 22, 2014
Ultimate guitar chord decoder - the most essential chords for all guitar styles by Charupakorn, Joe, author.

Ultimate guitar chord decoder - the most essential chords for all guitar styles

Jul 23, 2014
The myeloma survival guide - essential advice for patients and their loved ones by Tamkin, James A., author.

The myeloma survival guide - essential advice for patients and their loved ones

Jul 23, 2014
Mass flourishing - how grassroots innovation created jobs, challenge, and change by Phelps, Edmund S.

Mass flourishing - how grassroots innovation created jobs, challenge, and change

"In this book, Nobel Prize-winning economist Edmund Phelps draws on a lifetime of thinking to make a sweeping new argument about what makes nations prosper--and why the sources of that prosperity are under threat today. Why did prosperity explode in some nations between the 1820s and 1960s, creating not just unprecedented material wealth but "flourishing"--meaningful work, self-expression, and personal growth for more people than ever before? Phelps makes the case that the wellspring of this flo

Jul 23, 2014
Pragmatic capitalism - what every investor needs to know about money and finance by Roche, Cullen.

Pragmatic capitalism - what every investor needs to know about money and finance

Jul 23, 2014
Paper dreams - writers and editors on the American literary magazine by

Paper dreams - writers and editors on the American literary magazine

Brings together a conversation that has lit a rhetorical fire under editors, writers and readers since the onset of print and the E-revolution: how the literary magazine form has stood the test of time and proven its mettle through the inventive grassroots resourcefulness of written word enthusiasts. This rich, collective history of an evolving medium--from micro-run letterpress examples to digital-only platforms--illustrates the significance of what has become a longstanding creative pillar and

Jul 23, 2014
Mini quilts - fresh, fun patterns to quilt in a snap by Davis, Jodie, 1959-

Mini quilts - fresh, fun patterns to quilt in a snap

"This book presents step-by-step instructions for all sorts of wonderful quilt techniques to sample and experience quilting satisfaction. Each mini quilt is a worthwhile project on its own, a way to use leftover scraps or fabric stash, and can also be used as a component in a larger project"--

Jul 23, 2014
If I don't breathe, how do I sleep by Wenderoth, Joe, author.

If I don't breathe, how do I sleep

Jul 23, 2014
Keep calm and parent on - a guilt-free approach to raising children by asking more from them and doing less by Jenner, Emma.

Keep calm and parent on - a guilt-free approach to raising children by asking more from them and doing less

"Designed for children ages 0-7, Keep Calm and Parent On effectivelys put parenting expert Emma Jenner on your shoulder, helping you see your child's behavior objectively. Each chapter opens with a checklist, which is then broken down and explained. There are also handy sidebars throughout the chapters, as well as instructive and memorable quizzes. They also represent a deeper philosophy: if parents are in control, they can enjoy their children more. The book is truly interactive and designed to

Jul 23, 2014
Factory man - how one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local-- and helped save an American town by Macy, Beth, author.

Factory man - how one furniture maker battled offshoring, stayed local-- and helped save an American town

Describes how the chairman of Vaughan-Bassett Furniture fought for his more than seven hundred employees in a small Virginia town using legal maneuvers, factory efficiencies, and his wits and determination in the wake of sales losses to cheap Asian furniture imports.

Jul 23, 2014
Exploring caves by Felix, Rebecca, author.

Exploring caves

Jul 23, 2014
The College Board book of majors 2015 by

The College Board book of majors 2015

Jul 23, 2014
A wilderness of monkeys by Kirby, David, 1944- author.

A wilderness of monkeys

Jul 24, 2014