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The life and legends of Calamity Jane by Etulain, Richard W.

The life and legends of Calamity Jane

Aug 15, 2014
Secrets of backyard bird photography by Hansen, J. Chris, author.

Secrets of backyard bird photography

Aug 15, 2014
Viking knits and ancient ornaments - interlace patterns from around the world in modern knitwear by Lavold, Elsebeth, author.

Viking knits and ancient ornaments - interlace patterns from around the world in modern knitwear

Provides advice for knitters on how to find inspiration in the illustrated examples of ancient ornaments and shares a selection of sweater and accessory patterns which incorporate such designs and motifs as loops, rings, chains, knots, S-hooks, and braiding.

Aug 15, 2014
The victory with no name - the Native American defeat of the first American army by Calloway, Colin G. (Colin Gordon), 1953-

The victory with no name - the Native American defeat of the first American army

Aug 15, 2014
Vampires are us - understanding our love affair with the immortal dark side by Adler, Margot.

Vampires are us - understanding our love affair with the immortal dark side

""Vampires. Why do we care? In these pages you will find what is very simply, the most literate, imaginative, and just plain fascinating answer to that question ever written." Whitley StrieberIn a culture that does not do death particularly well, we are obsessed with mortality. Margot Adler writes, "Vampires let us play with death and the issue of mortality. They let us ponder what it would mean to be truly long lived. Would the long view allow us to see the world differently, imagine social str

Aug 15, 2014
The vulgar tongue - Green's history of slang by Green, Jonathon, 1948- author.

The vulgar tongue - Green's history of slang

"The Vulgar Tongue tells the full story of English language slang, from its origins in early British beggar books to its spread in American and Australian culture in the eighteenth century"--

Aug 15, 2014
The village effect - how face-to-face contact can make us healthier, happier, and smarter by Pinker, Susan, 1957-

The village effect - how face-to-face contact can make us healthier, happier, and smarter

"Resonating with our most profound life experiences, this book explains why we trust other people and form lifelong bonds, and why we ignore these connections at our peril. Pinker answers crucial questions about human relationships in a digital age, suchas: How important is face-to-face interaction as children develop new skills, when adults fall in love, when they negotiate business transactions, and as they age? How did humans evolve such finely-tuned barometers of trust and betrayal--and do t

Aug 15, 2014
Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis by Shlotzhauer, Tammi L., M.D.

Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Aug 15, 2014
Hate crimes in cyberspace by Citron, Danielle Keats, 1968-

Hate crimes in cyberspace

Aug 15, 2014
Brian Jones - The Making of the Rolling Stones by Trynka, Paul

Brian Jones - The Making of the Rolling Stones

Aug 15, 2014
Fire shut up in my bones - a memoir by Blow, Charles M., 1970-

Fire shut up in my bones - a memoir

A respected journalist describes the abuse he suffered at the hands of a close relative, the effect this had on his formative years, and how he overcame the anger and self-doubt it left behind.

Aug 15, 2014
Final gifts - understanding the special awareness, needs, and communications of the dying by Callanan, Maggie.

Final gifts - understanding the special awareness, needs, and communications of the dying

"In this moving and compassionate book, hospice nurses Maggie Callanan and Patricia Kelley share their intimate experiences with patients at the end of life, drawn from more then twenty years experience tending the terminally ill."--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 15, 2014
Farming the woods - an integrated permaculture approach to growing food and medicinals in temperate forests by Mudge, Ken, 1949-

Farming the woods - an integrated permaculture approach to growing food and medicinals in temperate forests

Aug 15, 2014
Farmageddon - The True Cost of Cheap Meat by Lymbery, Philip/ Oakeshott, Isabel

Farmageddon - The True Cost of Cheap Meat

Aug 15, 2014
The essential guide to cultivating mushrooms / Simple and Advanced Techniques for Growing Shiitake, Oyster, Lion's Mane, and Maitake Mushrooms at Home by Russell, Stephen (Stephen D.), 1984-

The essential guide to cultivating mushrooms / Simple and Advanced Techniques for Growing Shiitake, Oyster, Lion's Mane, and Maitake Mushrooms at Home

Aug 15, 2014
Entrepreneurial Strengthsfinder by Clifton, Jim/ Badal, Sangeeta Bharadwaj

Entrepreneurial Strengthsfinder

Aug 15, 2014
Elsa Schiaparelli - a biography by Secrest, Meryle, author.

Elsa Schiaparelli - a biography

"The first biography of the grand couturier, surrealist, and embattled figure (her medium was apparel), whose extraordinary work has stood the test of time"--

Aug 15, 2014
The Dog Stays in the Picture - Life Lessons from a Rescued Greyhound by Morse, Susan

The Dog Stays in the Picture - Life Lessons from a Rescued Greyhound

Aug 15, 2014
Deep down dark - the untold stories of 33 men buried in a Chilean mine, and the miracle that set them free by Tobar, Héctor, 1963-

Deep down dark - the untold stories of 33 men buried in a Chilean mine, and the miracle that set them free

Aug 15, 2014
Death to the infidels - radical Islam's war against the Jews by Bard, Mitchell Geoffrey, 1959- author.

Death to the infidels - radical Islam's war against the Jews

"For more than a century, much of the attention given to the Middle East has focused on the Arab-Israeli conflict. The rise of a Palestinian offshoot of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamic Resistance Movement or Hamas, transformed the nature of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. The dispute, in the view of Hamas, is not over a division of Palestine, but rather about Jews ruling over Muslims and the presence of Jews on Islamic land. However, this Islamic-Jewish conflict is not

Aug 15, 2014