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Algren - a life by Wisniewski, Mary, author. Algren - a life

"Algren: A Life is a new biography of Chicago writer Nelson Algren, author of The Man with the Golden Arm, A Walk on the Wild Side, Never Come Morning, multiple short stories, and travel essays"--

Sep 21, 2016
Advanced Korean by King, Ross, 1961- author. Advanced Korean

A complete, systematic, streamlined third-year course ideal for university students and adult learners.

Sep 21, 2016
Acorns and cattails - a modern cookbook of field, farm, forest, and foraging by Connoley, Rob. author Acorns and cattails - a modern cookbook of field, farm, forest, and foraging

Sep 21, 2016
Breast cancer smoothies - 100 delicious, research-based recipes for prevention and recovery by Chace, Daniella. author. Breast cancer smoothies - 100 delicious, research-based recipes for prevention and recovery

The statistics are staggering. Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among women -- About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. Second only to heart disease by a mere one percent, every ounce of prevention and every window of opportunity for healing is critical. In order to reduce the risk of developing this common disease, you need a targeted plan to protect yourself from common breast toxins and to strengthen your immune de

Sep 21, 2016
Candles - making, decorating, styling - an inspiring guide to creative candles with 40 step-by-step projects with over 325 specially commissioned photographs by Nicol, Gloria. Candles - making, decorating, styling - an inspiring guide to creative candles with 40 step-by-step projects with over 325 specially commissioned photographs

Contains step-by-step instructions for forty projects to make candles and candle holders for all seasons and occasions, and discusses dipping, molding, rolling, scenting, sand candles, decorating wax, applying gold leaf, and more.

Sep 21, 2016
Continuing Korean by King, Ross. Continuing Korean

Sep 21, 2016
Couture sewing - making designer trims - more secrets from a Chanel collector by Shaeffer, Claire B., author. Couture sewing - making designer trims - more secrets from a Chanel collector

Sep 21, 2016
The curse of beauty - the scandalous & tragic life of Audrey Munson, America's first supermodel by Bone, James (Journalist) The curse of beauty - the scandalous & tragic life of Audrey Munson, America's first supermodel

"Once the most famous model in America, a story of the extraordinary success her beauty brought her and the terrible price she paid for it"--Jacket.

Sep 21, 2016
Decorated lettering by Pickett, Jan, author. Decorated lettering

Sep 21, 2016
Ethics in the real world - 82 brief essays on things that matter by Singer, Peter, 1946- author. Ethics in the real world - 82 brief essays on things that matter

In Ethics in the Real World, Singer shows that he is also a master at dissecting important current events in a few hundred words. In this book of brief essays, he applies his controversial ways of thinking to issues like climate change, extreme poverty, animals, abortion, euthanasia, human genetic selection, sports doping, the sale of kidneys, the ethics of high-priced art, and ways of increasing happiness. Singer asks whether chimpanzees are people, smoking should be outlawed, or consensual sex

Sep 21, 2016
Fed & fit - a 28-day food & fitness plan to jump-start your life with over 175 squeaky-clean paleo recipes by Garcia, Cassy Joy, author. Fed & fit - a 28-day food & fitness plan to jump-start your life with over 175 squeaky-clean paleo recipes

"Fed & Fit offers meal preparation guides and incorporates practical application tools that are centered around the 'Pillars' to ensure complete success and make transitioning to a healthy lifestyle a positive and rewarding experience. Fed & Fit also features expert techniques and fitness recommendations from New York Times Bestselling author and fitness coach Juli Bauer,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 21, 2016
Finding God in the waves - how I lost my faith and found it through science by McHargue, Mike, author. Finding God in the waves - how I lost my faith and found it through science

Sep 21, 2016
The First World War by Howard, Michael, 1922- The First World War

Sep 21, 2016
Flaubert - a biography by Brown, Frederick, 1934- Flaubert - a biography

Sep 21, 2016
Hidden solutions all around you - why some people can see them and some can't by Castro, Daniel R., 1960- Hidden solutions all around you - why some people can see them and some can't

Sep 21, 2016
The many captivities of Esther Wheelwright by Little, Ann M., author. The many captivities of Esther Wheelwright

"Born and raised in a New England garrison town, Esther Wheelwright (1696-1780) was captured by Wabanaki Indians at age seven. Among them, she became a Catholic and lived like any other young girl in the tribe. At age twelve, she was enrolled at a French-Canadian Ursuline convent, where she would spend the rest of her life, eventually becoming the order's only foreign-born mother superior. Among these three major cultures of colonial North America, Wheelwright's life was exceptional: border-cros

Sep 21, 2016
The way of rest - finding the courage to hold everything in love by Foster, Jeff, author. The way of rest - finding the courage to hold everything in love

Sep 21, 2016
Vietnam - a new history by Goscha, Christopher E., author. Vietnam - a new history

"Vietnam's role in one of the Cold War's longest-running conflicts has meant that its past has been endlessly abused. Popular accounts have cherry-picked from the Vietnamese past to tell politicized, American-centered stories--either reducing the story of Vietnam and the Vietnamese to a noble tradition of anticolonial resistance embodied by the communist leader Ho Chi Minh, or alternatively seeking to rehabilitate American allies by making similarly essentialist claims about "the Vietnamese" and

Sep 21, 2016
The verging cities - poems by Scenters-Zapico, Natalie, author. The verging cities - poems

"From undocumented men named Angel, to angels falling from the sky, Natalie Scenters-Zapico's gripping debut collection, The Verging Cities, is filled with explorations of immigration and marriage, narco-violence and femicide, and angels in the domestic sphere. Deeply rooted along the US-Mexico border in the sister cities of El Paso, Texas, and Cd. Juarez, Chihuahua, these poems give a brave new voice to the ways in which international politics affect the individual. Composed in a variety of for

Sep 21, 2016
Windy City bags - 12 handbags and totes sewn with structure and style by Lawson, Sara, author. Windy City bags - 12 handbags and totes sewn with structure and style

"Known for the gorgeous purses and bags that made Big-City Bags such a hit, Sara Lawson presents a fabulous new collection of high-fashion designs. Carry a designer bag that has great shape and style and is affordable to construct. These bags have it all! Expand your skills with patterns for 12 sophisticated, structured bags. Create impressive gifts--alternate fabric styles provide even more inspiration. Confidently choose interfacing and add design details: fabric accents, purse hardware, zippe

Sep 21, 2016