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Running & being - the total experience by Sheehan, George.

Running & being - the total experience

Apr 17, 2014
Wild rides and wildflowers - philosophy and botany with bikes. by Abbott, Scott.

Wild rides and wildflowers - philosophy and botany with bikes.

Two university professors set out to repeatedly bike the Great Western Trail, observing and writing about its variations with every season. The accounts of their adventures, however, refuse to be limited to flora and fauna. In "Wild Rides and Wildflowers" Abbott and Rushforth share their deeply personal explorations of the male psyche, true friendship, biking and botany.

Apr 17, 2014
Toss the gloss - beauty tips, tricks & truths for women 50+ by Robinson, Andrea Q., 1941-

Toss the gloss - beauty tips, tricks & truths for women 50+

"Forget about makeup reclaiming youth," says Andrea Q. Robinson. "Good makeup reclaims you." Robinson, whose illustrious career has included positions such as the chief marketing officer of Estee Lauder, president of Tom Ford Beauty, beauty editor of Vogue, and president of Ralph Lauren Fragrances, is the ultimate industry insider. Now, she shares her decades of experience in this honest and straightforward guide for women fifty and over.

Apr 17, 2014
Trim healthy Mama by Barrett, Pearl P.

Trim healthy Mama

Apr 17, 2014
Virgil's barbecue road trip cookbook - the best barbecue from around the country, without ever leaving your backyard by Corman, Neal.

Virgil's barbecue road trip cookbook - the best barbecue from around the country, without ever leaving your backyard

Apr 17, 2014
Still ours to lead - America, rising powers, and the tension between rivalry and restraint by Jones, Bruce D.

Still ours to lead - America, rising powers, and the tension between rivalry and restraint

Apr 17, 2014
When I was a kid, this was a free country by Liddy, G. Gordon.

When I was a kid, this was a free country

Donated.

Apr 17, 2014
Yucatan- recipes from a culinary expedition by Sterlings, David

Yucatan- recipes from a culinary expedition

Apr 17, 2014
Why government fails so often - and how it can do better by Schuck, Peter H.

Why government fails so often - and how it can do better

"From healthcare to workplace conduct, the federal government is taking on ever more responsibility for managing our lives. At the same time, Americans have never been more disaffected with Washington, seeing it as an intrusive, incompetent, wasteful giant. The most alarming consequence of ineffective policies, in addition to unrealized social goals, is the growing threat to the government's democratic legitimacy. Understanding why government fails so often--and how it might become more effectiv

Apr 17, 2014
Ripening time - inside stories for aging with grace by Anderson, Sherry Ruth. author

Ripening time - inside stories for aging with grace

In "Ripening Time: Inside Stories for Aging with Grace," Sherry Ruth Anderson presents a new perspective on aging. In her latest book... she invites the reader to engage the aging process through the art of inner inquiry. She guides us beyond our culture's mind traps through stories where elders face into the lies, the losses and endings, the tender and bittersweet and ferocious truths of growing old. Giving us an indispensable compass, she shows how growing into old age can be a fruition, the g

Apr 17, 2014
The leading indicators - a short history of the numbers that rule our world by Karabell, Zachary.

The leading indicators - a short history of the numbers that rule our world

A history and critical assessment of leading indicators reveals their indelible impact on the economy, public policy, and other critical decisions, discussing their shortcomings while making suggestions for reducing dependence on them.

Apr 17, 2014
James Gandolfini - the real life of the man who made Tony Soprano by Bischoff, Dan, 1953- author.

James Gandolfini - the real life of the man who made Tony Soprano

Draws on interviews with family members, castmates, and other insiders to trace the life and career of the late star of "The Sopranos," providing coverage of his Rutgers education, complicated relationships, and breakout roles.

Apr 17, 2014
NASCAR racing - strategies & secrets by Buchanan, Lee.

NASCAR racing - strategies & secrets

Apr 17, 2014
Lucky planet - why Earth is exceptional-- and what that means for life in the universe by Waltham, David.

Lucky planet - why Earth is exceptional-- and what that means for life in the universe

Apr 17, 2014
The Lucky Santangelo cookbook by Collins, Jackie.

The Lucky Santangelo cookbook

"Bold, wildly beautiful, and totally her own woman, Lucky Santangelo needs no introduction. The sizzling, glamorous, sometimes dangerous daughter of former gangster Gino, Lucky is the most popular character in Jackie Collins's wild world of lust, intrigue, violence, and redemption. A true Italian/American woman of the world, Lucky likes to shake it up in the kitchen--from traditional Italian dishes to sumptuous desserts, and crazy cocktails. The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook features the kind of bol

Apr 17, 2014
Play - how it shapes the brain, opens the imagination, and invigorates the soul by Brown, Stuart L.

Play - how it shapes the brain, opens the imagination, and invigorates the soul

From a leading expert comes a groundbreaking book on the science of play, and its essential role in fueling intelligence and happiness throughout life. Dr. Brown shows that play is anything but trivial--it is a biological drive as integral to health as sleep or nutrition.

Apr 17, 2014
If not for the perfect stranger by Boston Marathon Runners

If not for the perfect stranger

Apr 17, 2014
Inheritance - how our genes change our lives-- and our lives change our genes by Moalem, Sharon.

Inheritance - how our genes change our lives-- and our lives change our genes

Explains new concepts in human genetics and health that indicate that the fundamental nature of the human genome is much more fluid and flexible than originally thought.

Apr 17, 2014
Long mile home - Boston under attack, the city's courageous recovery, and the epic hunt for justice by Helman, Scott.

Long mile home - Boston under attack, the city's courageous recovery, and the epic hunt for justice

In the tradition of 102 Minutes and Columbine, the definitive book on the Boston Marathon bombing and subsequent manhunt for the Tsarnaev brothers, written by reporters from The Boston Globe and published to coincide with the first anniversary of the tragedy.

Apr 17, 2014
Lean in - for graduates by Sandberg, Sheryl.

Lean in - for graduates

"Expanded and updated exclusively for graduates just entering the workforce, this extraordinary edition of Lean In includes a letter to graduates from Sheryl Sandberg and six additional chapters from experts offering advice on finding and getting the most out of a first job; resume writing; best interviewing practices; negotiating your salary; listening to your inner voice; owning who you are; and leaning in for millennial men. In 2013, Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In became a massive cultural phenome

Apr 17, 2014