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Breast cancer

Feb 4, 2016
Blood brothers - the fatal friendship of Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X by Roberts, Randy, 1951- author.

Blood brothers - the fatal friendship of Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X

Feb 4, 2016
The iceberg by Coutts, Marion, author.

The iceberg

The author recounts the painful time in her life when her husband was dying of a brain tumor while her young son was just developing language.

Feb 4, 2016
In the fields and the trenches - the famous and the forgotten on the battlefields of World War I by Hollihan, Kerrie Logan, author.

In the fields and the trenches - the famous and the forgotten on the battlefields of World War I

"When it started, many thought the Great War would be a great adventure. Yet, as those who saw it up close learned, it was anything but. In the Fields and the Trenches traces the stories of eighteen young idealists swept into the brutal conflict, many of whom would go on to become well-known 20th-century figures in film, science, politics, literature, and business. Writer J. R. R. Tolkien was a signals officer with the British Expeditionary Force and fought at the Battle of the Somme. Scientist

Feb 4, 2016
Female genital cutting by Meyer, Terry Teague, author.

Female genital cutting

Feb 4, 2016
Exit right - the people who left the Left and reshaped the American century by Oppenheimer, Daniel, author

Exit right - the people who left the Left and reshaped the American century

Feb 4, 2016
The evolution of atheism - the politics of a modern movement by LeDrew, Stephen, author.

The evolution of atheism - the politics of a modern movement

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Feb 4, 2016
The elements of power - gadgets, guns, and the struggle for a sustainable future in the rare metal age by Abraham, David S.

The elements of power - gadgets, guns, and the struggle for a sustainable future in the rare metal age

Our future hinges on a set of rare metals that few of us have even heard of. In this eye-opening book, a natural resource strategist reveals the critical importance of these transformative elements to our technological lifestyle and the consequences of our reliance upon them, including geopolitical instability and environmental degradation. To see our growing dependency, you need only look at your smartphone: cerium buffs the glass; indium allows your screen to respond to touch; terbium makes im

Feb 4, 2016
Eisenhower's guerrillas - the Jedburghs, the Maquis, and the liberation of France by Jones, Benjamin F., 1966- author.

Eisenhower's guerrillas - the Jedburghs, the Maquis, and the liberation of France

"The challenges facing General Dwight Eisenhower before the Invasion of Normandy were not merely military but political as well. He knew that to liberate France, and to hold it, the Allies needed local help, which would necessitate coordinating with the highly independent French resistance groups known collectively as the maquis. The Allies' objective was to push the Germans out of France. The French objective, on the other hand, was a France free of all foreign armies, including the Allies. Pre

Feb 4, 2016
Early automobiles - a history in advertising line art, 1890-1930 by Harter, Jim.

Early automobiles - a history in advertising line art, 1890-1930

"Image archivist and transportation historian Jim Harter follows his work, Early Farm Tractors, with an even larger collection of images from advertising line art from 1880 to 1930, this time focused on Early Automobiles. Nearly 250 entrancing illustrations -- many suitable for framing -- are gems of the art of commercial engraving. Harter provides a very substantial, detailed history of the development of the "horseless carriage" into the brands famous from the early 20th century -- racers like

Feb 4, 2016
Dream home - the Property Brothers' ultimate guide to finding & fixing your perfect house by Scott, Jonathan, 1978 April 28- author.

Dream home - the Property Brothers' ultimate guide to finding & fixing your perfect house

Feb 4, 2016
First entrepreneur - how George Washington built his--and the nation's--prosperity by Lengel, Edward G., author.

First entrepreneur - how George Washington built his--and the nation's--prosperity

"Draws on primary sources to illuminate the first president's lesser-known achievements as an entrepreneur, citing his financial prowess in building the Mount Vernon estate, managing Continental Army resources and establishing a stable national economy,"--

Feb 4, 2016
Pretentiousness - why it matters by Fox, Dan (Daniel Luke), 1976- author.

Pretentiousness - why it matters

"Pretentiousness is for anyone who has braved being different, whether that's making a stand against artistic consensus or running the gauntlet of the last bus home dressed differently from everyone else. It's an essential ingredient in pop music and high art. Why do we choose accusations of elitism over open-mindedness? What do our anxieties about "pretending" say about us? Co-editor of Frieze, Europe's foremost magazine of contemporary art and culture, Dan Fox has authored over two hundred ess

Feb 4, 2016
The pregnancy encyclopedia - all your questions answered by

The pregnancy encyclopedia - all your questions answered

Feb 4, 2016
Practical theology for women - how knowing God makes a difference in our daily lives by Alsup, Wendy Horger, 1970-

Practical theology for women - how knowing God makes a difference in our daily lives

Feb 4, 2016
Top 10 Toronto [2015] by Johnson, Lorraine, 1960- author.

Top 10 Toronto [2015]

Feb 4, 2016
Native - dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian life by Qashu, Sayed, 1975- author.

Native - dispatches from an Israeli-Palestinian life

Feb 4, 2016
Into the heart of our world - a journey to the center of the earth - a remarkable voyage of scientific discovery by Whitehouse, David, author.

Into the heart of our world - a journey to the center of the earth - a remarkable voyage of scientific discovery

The journey to the center of the earth is a voyage like no other we can imagine. Over 6300 km below the earth's surface an extraordinary inner world the size of mars awaits us. Dive through the molten iron of the outer core and eventually you will reach a solid sphere - an iron-clad world held within a metal sea and unattached to anything above. At the earth's core is the history of our planet written in temperature and pressure, crystals and minerals. Our planet appears tranquil from outer spac

Feb 4, 2016
When helping hurts - how to alleviate poverty without hurting the poor-- and yourself by Corbett, Steve.

When helping hurts - how to alleviate poverty without hurting the poor-- and yourself

Churches and individual Christians typically have faulty assumptions about the causes of poverty, resulting in the use of strategies that do considerable harm to poor people and themselves. When Helping Hurts provides foundational concepts, clearly articulated general principles and relevant applications. The result is an effective and holistic ministry to the poor, not a truncated gospel. A situation is assessed for whether relief, rehabilitation, or development is the best response to a situat

Feb 4, 2016
First, Break All the Rules - What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently by Gallup Press/ Harter, James K. (FRW)

First, Break All the Rules - What the World's Greatest Managers Do Differently

Feb 4, 2016