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Water from an ancient well - Celtic spirituality for modern life by McIntosh, Kenneth, 1959-

Water from an ancient well - Celtic spirituality for modern life

"Discover the world of the ancient Celtic Christians and find practical insights for living in the twenty-first century. Using storytelling, careful research, and personal experience, the author invites you to get to know Brendan and Brigid, Columba and Patrick, as well as Myrddin (better known as Merlin) and other lesser-known figures from the great pageant of Celtic history. These stories both entertain and inspire; rooted in legend and history, they offer us here-and-now hope and insight."--P

Jun 28, 2016
Wampum - how Indian tribes, the Mafia, and an inattentive Congress invented Indian casino gaming and created a $28 billion gambling empire by Mitchell, Donald, 1947 January 23- author.

Wampum - how Indian tribes, the Mafia, and an inattentive Congress invented Indian casino gaming and created a $28 billion gambling empire

"A history of Indian casinos in America reveals the lesser-known partnership between Native American tribes and the Mafia that has been responsible for the creation of hundreds of Vegas-style casinos throughout the United States, in part by taking advantage of historical injustices and cultural protections,"--NoveList.

Jun 28, 2016
Troubling the line - trans and genderqueer poetry and poetics by

Troubling the line - trans and genderqueer poetry and poetics

"Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics, gathers together a diverse range of 55 poets with varying aesthetics and backgrounds. In addition to generous samples of poetry by each trans writer, the book also includes "poetics statements"--reflections by each poet that provide context for their work covering a range of issues from identification and embodiment to language and activism." -- Publisher's description

Jun 28, 2016
Wartime basketball - the emergence of a national sport during World War II by Stark, Douglas (Douglas Andrew), 1972- author.

Wartime basketball - the emergence of a national sport during World War II

"Wartime Basketball tells the story of basketball's survival and development during World War II and how those years profoundly affected the game's growth after the war. Prior to World War II, basketball--professional and collegiate--was largely a regional game, with different styles played throughout the country. Among its many impacts on home-front life, the war forced pro and amateur leagues to contract and combine rosters to stay competitive. At the same time, the U.S. military created base

Jun 28, 2016
The world's best street food - where to find it & how to make it by

The world's best street food - where to find it & how to make it

Jun 28, 2016
The wonder trail - true stories from Los Angeles to the end of the world by Hely, Steve, author.

The wonder trail - true stories from Los Angeles to the end of the world

Jun 28, 2016
In praise of forgetting - historical memory and its ironies by Rieff, David, author.

In praise of forgetting - historical memory and its ironies

Argues that the search for truth and justice can conflict with cultural reconciliation and that reopening historical wounds neither remedies injustice nor confers reconciliation.

Jun 28, 2016
Scalia's court - a legacy of landmark opinions and dissents by Scalia, Antonin, author.

Scalia's court - a legacy of landmark opinions and dissents

Presents speeches, rulings, and opinions that reveal the wit and intelligence of the controversial justice both on and off the bench.

Jun 28, 2016
Hot dudes reading by Hot Dudes Reading (COR)

Hot dudes reading

"Based on the viral @hotdudesreading Instagram account, a gift book featuring all-new candid photos, clever captions, and hilarious hashtags celebrating handsome and highly-literate men spotted in the wilds of New York City"--

Jun 28, 2016
The Complete Quick-Look Guide to the Game of Soccer by Scolik, Gabriela/ Dreher, Karin (ILT)

The Complete Quick-Look Guide to the Game of Soccer

Jun 28, 2016
Celtic cable shawls by Hague, Lucy

Celtic cable shawls

Jun 28, 2016
The Career Code - Must-Know Rules for a Strategic, Stylish, and Self-Made Career by Kerr, Hillary/ Power, Katherine

The Career Code - Must-Know Rules for a Strategic, Stylish, and Self-Made Career

Jun 28, 2016
Broth & stock from the Nourished kitchen - wholesome master recipes for bone, vegetable, and seafood broths and meals to make with them by McGruther, Jennifer, author.

Broth & stock from the Nourished kitchen - wholesome master recipes for bone, vegetable, and seafood broths and meals to make with them

"A cookbook from the author of the popular website The Nourished Kitchen, featuring 60 recipes for nutritious and healthy master broths, soups, stews, gravies and other dishes using poultry, meat, vegetable, and seafood broths. Nutrient-dense bone broths are having a major moment: from the $8 per cup servings at New York "broth bars" to Kobe Bryant crediting its restorative properties for his improved athletic performance, broths are in the news and being turned to for their health properties.

Jun 28, 2016
Calming your anxious child - words to say and things to do by Trainor, Kathleen, 1955- author.

Calming your anxious child - words to say and things to do

Jun 28, 2016
A cabinet of philosophical curiosities - a collection of puzzles, oddities, riddles, and dilemmas by Sorensen, Roy A., author.

A cabinet of philosophical curiosities - a collection of puzzles, oddities, riddles, and dilemmas

Jun 28, 2016
The book of the people - how to read the Bible by Wilson, A. N., 1950- author.

The book of the people - how to read the Bible

A renowned historian, biographer, and novelist provides a deeply personal, literary, and historical exploration of the Bible.

Jun 28, 2016
Acres and pains by Perelman, S. J. (Sidney Joseph), 1904-1979.

Acres and pains

Jun 28, 2016
The continuum concept - in search of lost happiness by Liedloff, Jean.

The continuum concept - in search of lost happiness

Jun 28, 2016
China's economy - what everyone needs to know by Kroeber, Arthur R., author.

China's economy - what everyone needs to know

Jun 28, 2016
The beginner's photography guide - the ultimate step-by-step manual for getting the most from your digital camera by Gatcum, Chris, author.

The beginner's photography guide - the ultimate step-by-step manual for getting the most from your digital camera

Presents step-by-step digital SLR camera basics, while introducing and demonstrating a wide variety of techniques.

Jun 28, 2016