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Warren Zevon - desperado of Los Angeles by Plasketes, George.

Warren Zevon - desperado of Los Angeles

Jun 28, 2016
Walking with the muses - a memoir by Cleveland, Pat, author.

Walking with the muses - a memoir

An "account of the international adventures of fashion model Pat Cleveland--one of the first black supermodels during the wild sixties and seventies"--Amazon.com.

Jun 28, 2016
Voyage Le Corbusier - drawing on the road by Brillhart, Jacob, author.

Voyage Le Corbusier - drawing on the road

Jun 28, 2016
Volleyball - steps to success by Schmidt, Becky, 1976-

Volleyball - steps to success

Jun 28, 2016
Understanding fibromyalgia - an introduction for patients and caregivers by Ali, Naheed, 1981- author.

Understanding fibromyalgia - an introduction for patients and caregivers

"Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder associated with overall body pain and discomfort. Although the condition is not a variety of other neurological disorders or even arthritis, it possesses some of the same symptoms. There are an estimated 10 million Americans suffering with fibromyalgia, and estimates suggest that three to six percent of the world's population have symptoms of fibromyalgia. The medical costs of treatment coupled with lost productivity have been estimated in the billions of doll

Jun 28, 2016
The ultimate guide to bowhunting skills, tactics, and techniques by

The ultimate guide to bowhunting skills, tactics, and techniques

With hunting advice from a wide variety of experts ... [this] focuses on the most traditional of hunting weapons: the bow and arrow. In this compendium of bowhunting knowledge, you will learn how to do such things as: Tracking a wounded deer; Using scents to entice as well as camouflage; Setting up, drawing silently, calling, and field judging; Build your own tree stands, archery workbenches, and more; Field dress a deer; And more! This comprehensive guide will tell you all that you need to know

Jun 28, 2016
Trustworthy - new angles on trusts from beneficiaries and trustees by Goldstone, Hartley.

Trustworthy - new angles on trusts from beneficiaries and trustees

Jun 28, 2016
Track and field coaching essentials - USA track and field level 1 coach education manual by

Track and field coaching essentials - USA track and field level 1 coach education manual

Coaching track and field is a unique challenge given the number of disciplines, the specific technical skills to teach each one, and the planning and organisation needed for practicing and competing effectively as a team. This book covers what coaches need to know to help their athletes achieve their potential.

Jun 28, 2016
Tools for grassroots activists - best practices for success in the environmental movement by

Tools for grassroots activists - best practices for success in the environmental movement

"For over twenty years, Patagonia has organized a Tools Conference, where experts provide practical training to help make activists more effective. Now Patagonia has captured Tools' best wisdom and advice into a book, creating a resource for any organization hoping to hone core skills like campaign and communication strategy, grassroots organizing, and lobbying as well as working with business, fundraising in uncertain times and using new technologies. Patagonia hopes the book will be dog-eared

Jun 28, 2016
The purpose effect - building meaning in youself, your role, and your organization by Pontefract, Dan, 1971- author.

The purpose effect - building meaning in youself, your role, and your organization

The Purpose Effect is aimed at both leaders and employees who wish to achieve a purpose mindset on a personal level, for the organization where they are employed and in their role at work, too. A business leader that is committed to purpose will create purpose for the organization. An employee that feels his/her personal sense of purpose is being fulfilled at work will be an invaluable asset to productivity and success. An organization centered on purpose will benefit every stakeholder, from emp

Jun 28, 2016
The Queen of Heartbreak Trail - the life and times of Harriet Smith Pullen, pioneering woman by Brackbill, Eleanor Phillips, author.

The Queen of Heartbreak Trail - the life and times of Harriet Smith Pullen, pioneering woman

Jun 28, 2016
Thank you, teacher - grateful students tell the stories of the teachers who changed their lives by

Thank you, teacher - grateful students tell the stories of the teachers who changed their lives

Jun 28, 2016
Taking your first shot - a woman's introduction to defensive shooting and personal safety by Finch, Lynne.

Taking your first shot - a woman's introduction to defensive shooting and personal safety

Numbers don't lie; more and more women are purchasing guns and learning to shoot! While shooting used to be a male-dominated sport, women across the country have begun discovering that a trip to the range not only is relaxing, but also brings with it a sense of strength and empowerment. Taking Your First Shot is an introductory guide perfect for either those stepping out onto the range for the first time or those looking to brush up on their skills. Author Lynne Finch coaches women on the decisi

Jun 28, 2016
A Sugar Creek chronicle - observing climate change from a midwestern woodland by Mutel, Cornelia Fleischer.

A Sugar Creek chronicle - observing climate change from a midwestern woodland

Jun 28, 2016
Styling nature - a masterful approach to floral arrangements by Miller, Lewis (Floral designer), author.

Styling nature - a masterful approach to floral arrangements

Renowned New York{u2013}based floral designer Lewis Miller presents a fresh take on the arrangement and display of flowers{u2014}discussing the approach to and the inspiration behind his lavish creations. Lewis Miller{u2019}s first book features lush, naturally lit still lifes of his beautiful arrangements and compositions. The designer, who has a background in horticulture and landscape design, describes his work as "sumptuous nature."

Jun 28, 2016
Stars in the ring - Jewish champions in the golden age of boxing - a photographic history by Silver, Mike, 1945- author.

Stars in the ring - Jewish champions in the golden age of boxing - a photographic history

"For more than sixty years--from the 1890s to the 1950s--boxing was an integral part of American popular culture and a major spectator sport rivaling baseball in popularity. ... In the period from 1901 to 1939, 29 Jewish boxers were recognized as world champions and more than 160 Jewish boxers ranked among the top contenders in their respective weight divisions. Stars in the Ring, by renowned boxing historian Mike Silver, presents this vibrant social history in the first illustrated encyclopedic

Jun 28, 2016
Roots and sky - a journey home in four seasons by Purifoy, Christie.

Roots and sky - a journey home in four seasons

"When Christie Purifoy arrived at Maplehurst that September, she was heavily pregnant with both her fourth child and her dreams of creating a sanctuary that would be a fixed point in her busily spinning world. The sprawling Victorian farmhouse sitting atop a Pennsylvania hill held within its walls the possibility of a place where her family could grow, where friends could gather, and where Christie could finally grasp and hold the thing we all long for--home ... Anyone who has felt the longing f

Jun 28, 2016
Escape London - days out within easy reach of London by Zappaterra, Yolanda, author.

Escape London - days out within easy reach of London

Jun 28, 2016
Preparing to die - practical advice and spiritual wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition by Holecek, Andrew, 1955-

Preparing to die - practical advice and spiritual wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist tradition

We all face death, but how many of us are actually ready for it? Whether our own death or that of a loved one comes first, how prepared are we, spiritually or practically? In Preparing to Die, Andrew Holecek presents a wide array of resources to help the reader address this unfinished business. Part One shows how to prepare one's mind and how to help others, before, during, and after death. The author explains how spiritual preparation for death can completely transform our relationship to the e

Jun 28, 2016
Teach yourself electricity and electronics by Gibilisco, Stan, author.

Teach yourself electricity and electronics

"This fully updated guide offers practical, easy-to-follow instruction on electricity and electronics. Written by a pair of experienced instructors, Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, Sixth Edition, features plain language explanations and step-by-step lessons that make it easy to understand the material quickly. Throughout, detailed illustrations, practical examples, and self-tests reinforce key concepts. Inside, you'll find all-new coverage of switching power supplies, class-D amplifi

Jun 28, 2016