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What more can I say? - why communication fails and what to do about it by Booher, Dianna Daniels.

What more can I say? - why communication fails and what to do about it

"An essential guidebook for honing business communication skills... Communications expert Dianna Booher provides an essential nine-point checklist for success in the art of communication and persuasion-for building solid relationships, and for increasing credibility in the workplace. With lessons from politics, pop culture, business, family life, and current events, the book identifies common reasons that communicators fail to accomplish their goals, along with examples and analyses of messages

Dec 19, 2014
Weeds of North America by Dickinson, Richard, 1960- author.

Weeds of North America

Dec 19, 2014
Wayfaring strangers - the musical voyage from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia by Ritchie, Fiona, 1960- author.

Wayfaring strangers - the musical voyage from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia

Throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, a steady stream of Scots migrated to Ulster and eventually onward across the Atlantic to resettle in the United States. Many of these Scots-Irish immigrants made their way into the mountains of the southern Appalachian region. They brought with them a wealth of traditional ballads and tunes from the British Isles and Ireland. Their enduring legacy of music flows today from Appalachia back to Ireland and Scotland and around the globe.

Dec 19, 2014
Washington's revolution - the making of a leader by Middlekauf, Robert.

Washington's revolution - the making of a leader

Dec 19, 2014
Warfare in the Roman Republic - from the Etruscan Wars to the Battle of Actium by Brice, Lee L. (EDT)

Warfare in the Roman Republic - from the Etruscan Wars to the Battle of Actium

Dec 19, 2014
Waiting on God - strength for today and hope for tomorrow by Stanley, Charles F.

Waiting on God - strength for today and hope for tomorrow

Dec 19, 2014
Urban sketching and painting. by Barron's Education Series, Inc. (COR)

Urban sketching and painting.

Offers information on urban sketching and painting, including architectural rendering, perspective drawing, the human figure, parks and gardens, and scenes illuminated by artificial light.

Dec 19, 2014
Unrequited - Women and Romantic Obsession by Phillips, Lisa A.

Unrequited - Women and Romantic Obsession

Dec 19, 2014
The ultimate Woody Allen film companion by Bailey, Jason, 1975-

The ultimate Woody Allen film companion

"A complete look at the extensive, ageless, unparalleled filmography of Woody Allen. Writer, actor, director, comedian, author, and musician, Woody Allen is one of the most culturally and cinematically influential filmmakers of all time. His films - he has over 45 writing and directing credits to his name - range from slapstick to tragedy, farce to fantasy. As one of history's most prolific moviemakers, his style and comic sensibility have been imitated, but never replicated, by countless other

Dec 19, 2014
The tyranny of silence by Rose, Flemming, 1958-

The tyranny of silence

Dec 19, 2014
Towards collective liberation - anti-racist organizing, feminist praxis, and movement building strategy by Crass, Chris, author.

Towards collective liberation - anti-racist organizing, feminist praxis, and movement building strategy

Dec 19, 2014
Touch - the science of hand, heart, and mind by Linden, David J., 1961-

Touch - the science of hand, heart, and mind

"Johns Hopkins neuroscientist and bestselling author of The Compass of Pleasure, David J. Linden presents an engaging and fascinating examination of how the interface between our sense of touch and our emotional responses affects our social interactions as well as our general health and development. Accessible in its wit and clarity, Touch explores scientific advances in the understanding of touch that help explain our sense of self and our experience of the world. From skin to nerves to brain,

Dec 19, 2014
Top 100 meals in minutes - quick and easy meals for babies and toddlers by Karmel, Annabel.

Top 100 meals in minutes - quick and easy meals for babies and toddlers

"Cooking for the whole family doesn't have to be difficult or time-consuming, and it shouldn't feel like a chore. Top 100 Meals in Minutes features delicious, nutritionally balanced recipes that are simple to prepare. From chicken meatballs in barbecue sauce and pasta primavera, to jambalaya and sweet potato butternut squash soup, Annabel's latest collection of easy-peasy recipes will leave everyone feeling full and satisfied"--

Dec 19, 2014
Too much togetherness - surviving retirement as a couple by Goodman, Miriam (Miriam Elaine), author.

Too much togetherness - surviving retirement as a couple

Dec 19, 2014
To be a runner - how racing up mountains, running with the bulls, or just taking on a 5-K makes you a better person (and the world a better place) by Dugard, Martin.

To be a runner - how racing up mountains, running with the bulls, or just taking on a 5-K makes you a better person (and the world a better place)

With an exuberant mix of passion, insight, instruction, and humor, best-selling author--and lifelong runner--Martin Dugard takes a journey through the world of running to illustrate how the sport helps us fulfill that universal desire to be the best possible version of ourselves each and every time we lace up our shoes. Spinning colorful yarns of his running and racing adventures on six continents--from competing in the infamous Raid Gauloises to coaching his son's high school cross-country team

Dec 19, 2014
Thomas Cromwell - the untold story of Henry VIII's most faithful servant by Borman, Tracy, author.

Thomas Cromwell - the untold story of Henry VIII's most faithful servant

With new insights into Cromwell's character, his family life and his close relationships with both Cardinal Wolsey and Henry VIII, joint Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces Tracy Borman examines the life, loves and legacy of the man who changed the shape of England forever.

Dec 19, 2014
Things to make and do in the fourth dimension - a mathematician's journey through narcissistic numbers, optimal dating algorithms, at least two kinds of infinity, and more by Parker, Matt (Mathematician), author.

Things to make and do in the fourth dimension - a mathematician's journey through narcissistic numbers, optimal dating algorithms, at least two kinds of infinity, and more

A mathematician and comedian offers games, puzzles, and hands-on activities to help those with a fear of math understand and enjoy the logical tools and abstract concepts of the subject normally only accessible at college-level study.

Dec 19, 2014
Ted and I - a brother's memoir by Hughes, Gerald, 1920- author, illustrator.

Ted and I - a brother's memoir

"[Examines the] shared childhood between Gerald Hughes and his younger brother Ted, one of the finest and best-loved poets of modern times ... Hughes brings alive a period when the two brothers would roam the countryside, camping, making fires, pitching tents, hunting rabbits, rats, wood pigeon, and stoats ... Gerald describes watching his brother evolving into a great poet and describes them continuing their relationship, even when many miles apart"--

Dec 19, 2014
Tanked - the official companion by King, Wayde, 1966- author.

Tanked - the official companion

"As seen on Animal Planet's hit show Tanked, rowdy brothers-in-law Wayde King and Brett Raymer build outrageous, larger-than-life, one-of-a-kind tanks for some of the most striking fish--and clients--around. No job is too big, too far, or too outlandish as they and their team at Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM) in Las Vegas make the dreams of fellow fish enthusiasts a reality. They've created tanks, from 50 gallons to one million, to look like cars, kegs, phone booths, treasure chests, and more

Dec 19, 2014
Taking on Theodore Roosevelt - how one senator defied the president on Brownsville and shook American politics by Lembeck, Harry, 1944-

Taking on Theodore Roosevelt - how one senator defied the president on Brownsville and shook American politics

Dec 19, 2014