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The glory of the tree - an illustrated history by Kingsbury, Noël, author.

The glory of the tree - an illustrated history

Oct 29, 2014
Italian all-in-one for dummies by Di Pietro, Antonietta, author.

Italian all-in-one for dummies

Provides a guide to learning Italian, exploring pronunciation, grammar, verb tenses, and using popular phrases and expressions.

Oct 29, 2014
Fields of blood - religion and the history of violence by Armstrong, Karen, 1944-

Fields of blood - religion and the history of violence

"From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion's connection to violence. For the first time in American history, religious self-identification is on the decline. Some have cited a perception that began to grow after Sept 11: That faith in general is a source of aggression, intolerance and divisiveness--something bad for society. But how accurate is that view? And does it apply equally to all faiths? In these troubled times, we risk basing decis

Oct 29, 2014
The good son - JFK Jr. and the mother he loved by Andersen, Christopher P., author.

The good son - JFK Jr. and the mother he loved

Like many parents and children, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and JFK Jr. shared an intense, tender, and often tempestuous bond. It was, quite simply, the most important relationship in John's life. With riveting insight, Andersen reveals how mother and son influenced, challenged, and supported each other through good times and bad, unveiling startling new details about a family we thought we already knew: John's reaction to his mother's bout with suicidal depression and growing dependence on presc

Oct 29, 2014
Faith of the fatherless- the psychology of atheism by Vitz, Paul C.

Faith of the fatherless- the psychology of atheism

Oct 29, 2014
The invisable orientation - an introduction to asexuality by Decker, Julie Sondra, author.

The invisable orientation - an introduction to asexuality

"In 'The invisible orientation,' Julie Sondra Decker outlines what asexuality is, counters misconceptions, provides resources, and puts asexual people's experiences in context as they move through a very sexualized world. It includes information for asexual people to help understand their orientation and what it means for their relationships, as well as tips and facts for those who want to undersand their asexual friends and loved ones."--Jacket.

Oct 29, 2014
Just mercy - a story of justice and redemption by Stevenson, Bryan, author.

Just mercy - a story of justice and redemption

The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama recounts his experiences as a lawyer working to assist those desperately in need, reflecting on his pursuit of the ideal of compassion in American justice.

Oct 29, 2014
The good luck cat - how a cat saved a family, and a family saved a cat by Warren, Lissa.

The good luck cat - how a cat saved a family, and a family saved a cat

A memoir of love and loss follows a mother and daughter's determined efforts to do anything they can to save their late husband's and father's favorite cat, Ting, including having a risky surgery to insert a pacemaker into the feline.

Oct 29, 2014
Leaning into Love - A Spiritual Journey Through Grief by Mansfield, Elaine

Leaning into Love - A Spiritual Journey Through Grief

Oct 29, 2014
The Lagasse girls' big flavor, bold taste--and no gluten! - 100 gluten-free recipes, from E.J.'s crunchy fried chicken to momma's strawberry shortcake by Lagasse, Jilly.

The Lagasse girls' big flavor, bold taste--and no gluten! - 100 gluten-free recipes, from E.J.'s crunchy fried chicken to momma's strawberry shortcake

"With a father famous for his bold Creole cuisine, Jilly and Jessie Lagasse grew up loving rich foods full of big flavor. After learning they both had to eliminate wheat from their diets, the Lagasse girls made it their mission to demonstrate that "gluten-free" doesn't have to mean "flavor-free." In this second cookbook, Jilly and Jessie offer classic recipes and family favorites made without gluten-and without sacrificing any of the signature tastes that make them so enticing. "Now that I am a

Oct 29, 2014
Heirs to forgotten kingdoms - journeys into the disappearing religions of the Middle East by Russell, Gerard, author.

Heirs to forgotten kingdoms - journeys into the disappearing religions of the Middle East

Offers the author's experiences with the practitioners of several rapidly disappearing minority religions in the Middle East, including Mandeans, Yazidis, Zoroastrians, Druze, Samaritans, Copts, and Kalasha, and how conditions in the region threaten themwith extinction.

Oct 29, 2014
It's the pictures that got small - Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's golden age / edited by Anthony Slide. by Brackett, Charles, 1892-1969.

It's the pictures that got small - Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's golden age / edited by Anthony Slide.

Oct 29, 2014
Japanese design - art, aesthetics & culture by Graham, Patricia Jane.

Japanese design - art, aesthetics & culture

Oct 29, 2014
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis - the untold story by Leaming, Barbara.

Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis - the untold story

A book that explores the seemingly magical world of Jackie Onassis' youth, her fairy-tale marriage to a wealthy and handsome senator and presidential candidate and her astonishing transformation into a deft political wife and unique first lady also explores what the author asserts was Jackie's 31-year struggle with PTSD after the assassination of her husband, John F. Kennedy.

Oct 29, 2014
Ivan Pavlov - a Russian life in science by Todes, Daniel Philip.

Ivan Pavlov - a Russian life in science

Oct 29, 2014
Experiencing Led Zeppelin - a listener's companion by Akkerman, Gregg.

Experiencing Led Zeppelin - a listener's companion

Oct 29, 2014
Eyes wide open - going behind the environmental headlines by Fleischman, Paul, author.

Eyes wide open - going behind the environmental headlines

A summary of today's environmental challenges also counsels teens on how to decode conflicting information, explaining the role of vested interests while identifying the sources behind different opinions, helping teens make informed choices.

Oct 29, 2014
Hockey Hall of Fame book of goalies - profiles, memorabilia, essays and stats by

Hockey Hall of Fame book of goalies - profiles, memorabilia, essays and stats

Oct 29, 2014
The history of music in fifty instruments by Wilkinson, Philip, 1955- author.

The history of music in fifty instruments

Oct 29, 2014
Good dog - true stories of love, loss, and loyalty by

Good dog - true stories of love, loss, and loyalty

"Inspired by Garden & Gun magazine's popular Good Dog column, [this is a] collection of true stories celebrating the unique relationship between humans and their canine companions, penned by some of today's top writers, including Jon Meacham, Roy Blount, Jr, Dominique Browning, and P.J. O'Rourke"--Amazon.com.

Oct 29, 2014