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Shackleton's heroes - the epic story of the men who kept the Endurance expedition alive by McOrist, Wilson. Shackleton's heroes - the epic story of the men who kept the Endurance expedition alive

"One hundred years ago, Sir Ernest Shackleton embarked on the legendary Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917), accomplishing one of history's most remarkable feats of endurance, even though his crew failed in their mission to cross Antarctica...Less well known, however, is the incredible but often forgotten tale of the Mount Hope party (also known as the Ross Sea party)--six men who worked in the shadow of Shackleton's great cause."

Dec 2, 2016
Route 66 roadside signs and advertisements by Sonderman, Joe, author. Route 66 roadside signs and advertisements

"A photo collection of Route 66's most famous signs, which were known for loudly advertising everything from roadside attractions to restaurants to strip clubs"--

Dec 2, 2016
Revolutionary writings 1775-1783 by Adams, John, 1735-1826. Revolutionary writings 1775-1783

"Traces John Adams' career from his leading role in the debate over independence ... to his tireless efforts to establish the fledgling government of the United States and supply its army in the field, to his crucial diplomatic service in Europe ... It includes his highly influential 1776 pamphlet Thoughts on Government, dozens of his characteristically frank and revealing personal letters ... extensive diary excerpts."--Jacket.

Dec 2, 2016
Portugal by Portugal

A guide to Portugal and its island regions, Madeira and the Azores, outlines their culture and history, offers profiles of the major cities, describes sightseeing attractions, and recommends hotels and restaurants.

Dec 2, 2016
Paint like the masters by Paint like the masters

"This exhaustive study uncovers the trade secrets of the great masters through in-depth examination of 14 of the world's most famous paintings"--Page 4 of cover.

Dec 2, 2016
The official Chase 'n yur face cookbook - tasty recipes & fun facts to start your food adventure by Bailey, Chase. The official Chase 'n yur face cookbook - tasty recipes & fun facts to start your food adventure

"Inspired by his journey with autism and overcoming food aversions, Chase Bailey's The Official Chase 'N Yur Face Cookbook entices people of all ages to experience familiar dishes done in different ways; and to discover new things about food while celebrating life and ourselves."--Publisher website.

Dec 2, 2016
Natural beauty skin care - 110 organic formulas for a radiant you! by Burnes, Deborah. Natural beauty skin care - 110 organic formulas for a radiant you!

Dec 2, 2016
Making art from maps by Berry, Jill K., author. Making art from maps

Dec 2, 2016
How to draw sci-fi utopias and dystopias - create the futuristic humans, aliens, robots, vehicles, and cities of your dreams and nightmares by Rollins, Prentis, author. How to draw sci-fi utopias and dystopias - create the futuristic humans, aliens, robots, vehicles, and cities of your dreams and nightmares

Dec 2, 2016
Good Housekeeping. Christmas cookies - 75 irresistible holiday treats. by Good Housekeeping. Christmas cookies - 75 irresistible holiday treats.

Everyone loves a Christmas cookie! Here are the best of the best from Good Housekeeping: 75 delicious triple-tested holiday recipes, from Chocolate Chunk and Gingerbread Cutouts to Mint Peppermint Sticks and Razzy-Jazzy Thumbprints. Whether you're an expert baker or an enthusiastic home cook, this treasure trove of cookies, including do-ahead tips and easy decorating and gift-wrapping ideas, will ensure that everything you make tastes--and looks--amazing.

Dec 2, 2016
Gods, wasps, and stranglers - the secret history and redemptive future of fig trees by Shanahan, Mike, author. Gods, wasps, and stranglers - the secret history and redemptive future of fig trees

Dec 2, 2016
Essential oils natural remedies - the complete A-Z reference of essential oils for health and healing. by Essential oils natural remedies - the complete A-Z reference of essential oils for health and healing.

Essential Oils Natural Remedies offers essential oils practitioners of all levels a home reference for health-related needs. Easy-to-navigate A-to-Z guide to remedies that heal or mitigate symptoms for a range of ailments, from acne to migraines to Parkinson's disease, and more. Special features explain how to diffuse oils, make a compress, and offer healing massage. Over 170 ailments covered and over 300 homemade remedies included. Profiles of 75 essential oils to know and use, including info o

Dec 2, 2016
The Esquire guide to bodyweight training - calisthenics to look and feel your best from the boardroom to the bedroom by Schersten, Adam, author. The Esquire guide to bodyweight training - calisthenics to look and feel your best from the boardroom to the bedroom

Dec 2, 2016
Eat with intention - recipes and meditations for a life that lights you up by Bodzak, Cassandra, 1987- author. Eat with intention - recipes and meditations for a life that lights you up

"Tired of slaving over carb and calorie counts? Done with dreading the numbers on a scale? Learn to not only make wonderful nourishing food, but also the importance of eating that food with intention. Complete with nearly 100 recipes, meditations for each recipe, self-care tips, and easy guidelines for people who want to end the cycle of destructive eating, Eat with Intention shows you the way to cleanse your body with love and to put potent, nutrient-rich food into your diet as an act of self-c

Dec 2, 2016
The Drybar guide to good hair for all by Webb, Alli, author. The Drybar guide to good hair for all

"Picture this. Your hair is a mess and you feel like a nut. You open your Drybar book and you feel better already! The Drybar Guide to Good Hair for All is the ultimate handbook for at-home hairstyling. Author Alli Webb, a long-time stylist and life-long curly hair girl, founded Drybar in 2010 as an affordable luxury--offering women a great blowout in a beautiful and fun atmosphere. Today, there are more than 6 0 Drybars across the country, with more opening every day. Drybar&#x;s book makes it

Dec 2, 2016
The day the revolution began - reconsidering the meaning of Jesus's crucifixion by Wright, N. T. (Nicholas Thomas), author. The day the revolution began - reconsidering the meaning of Jesus's crucifixion

The renowned scholar, Anglican bishop, and bestselling author widely considered to be the heir to C. S. Lewis contemplates the central event at the heart of the Christian faith -- Jesus' crucifixion -- arguing that the Protestant Reformation did not go far enough in transforming our understanding of its meaning. In The Day the Revolution Began, N. T. Wright once again challenges commonly held Christian beliefs as he did in his acclaimed Surprised by Hope. Demonstrating the rigorous intellect and

Dec 2, 2016
The dangers of methamphetamine by Marcovitz, Hal, author. The dangers of methamphetamine

Dec 2, 2016
Crochet style - over 30 trendy, classic and sporty accessories for all ages by Dougherty, Jennifer. Crochet style - over 30 trendy, classic and sporty accessories for all ages

Dec 2, 2016
Contradictions in the design - poems by Olzmann, Matthew, author. Contradictions in the design - poems

Dec 2, 2016
The complete guide to drawing manga - step-by-step techniques, characters and effects by Powell, Marc. The complete guide to drawing manga - step-by-step techniques, characters and effects

Drawing the manga way never goes out of fashion, as this brand new how-to title will demonstrate. As popular as when it first appeared in the 1950s, manga offers adults and older kids endless possibilities for creating worlds of their own. This colorful book explains the tools needed, the different manga styles, the use of perspective in figures, and shows how to create different poses, how to convey emotion, and how to develop different characters and the different styles that can be adopted wi

Dec 2, 2016

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