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The givenness of things - essays by Robinson, Marilynne.

The givenness of things - essays

An array of essays delivers an impassioned critique of contemporary society while arguing that reverence must be given to who and what human beings are: creatures of singular interest and value, despite errors and depredations.

Sep 3, 2015
The yellow table - a celebration of everyday gatherings - 110 simple & seasonal recipes by Carl, Anna Watson, author.

The yellow table - a celebration of everyday gatherings - 110 simple & seasonal recipes

Sep 3, 2015
The World's 60 Best Burgers...period. by Paradis, Veronique/ Sicotte, Antoine (PHT)

The World's 60 Best Burgers...period.

Sep 3, 2015
The year without a purchase - one family's quest to stop shopping and start connecting by Dannemiller, Scott.

The year without a purchase - one family's quest to stop shopping and start connecting

The author and his wife chronicle their year of making no nonessential purchases, while examining modern America's spending habits and consumer culture.

Sep 3, 2015
Why we work by Schwartz, Barry, 1946- author.

Why we work

"An eye-opening, groundbreaking tour of the purpose of work in our lives, showing how work operates in our culture and how you can find your own path to happiness in the workplace."--

Sep 3, 2015
Windows 10 for seniors by Weverka, Peter, author.

Windows 10 for seniors

This fun and friendly guide shows you clearly how to use Windows 10. Featuring a large font that makes the book easier to read and magnified screen shots to help make the subject matter less intimidating, Weverka cuts through the confusing jargon to explain how to use the Start Screen and apps, organize your documents, connect to devices, and so much more!

Sep 3, 2015
Wild in the hollow - on chasing desire and finding the broken way home by Haines, Amber C.

Wild in the hollow - on chasing desire and finding the broken way home

"Amber Haines is a woman haunted by God. Like Eve in the Garden, she craved the fruit that she thought would lead her to freedom. But the whispers of temptation led her instead down a devastating path toward isolation, dissatisfaction, and life-altering choices. In her most broken moment, Amber met God waiting for her in the fallout, freely offering her grace and life. This is a story of the God who makes himself known in broken places. In prose that is at once lyrical and utterly honest, a brav

Sep 3, 2015
Whiskey - what to drink next - craft whiskeys, classic flavors, new distilleries, future trends by Roskrow, Dominic.

Whiskey - what to drink next - craft whiskeys, classic flavors, new distilleries, future trends

Offers a guide to whiskeys from around the world, grouping entries according to styles of whiskey and exploring the tastes and brand names of those styles.

Sep 3, 2015
We're still here, ya bastards - how the people of New Orleans rebuilt their city by Gratz, Roberta Brandes, author.

We're still here, ya bastards - how the people of New Orleans rebuilt their city

"[Katrina] completely transformed one of the most beloved cities in America, leaving nearly 80 percent of New Orleans flooded and damaging 134,000 housing units, causing unprecedented destruction. The response to Katrina is a topic of unending debate and anger ... Watching coverage of the hurricane on television in 2005 ... Roberta Brandes Gratz knew that the best chance for the city's recovery came from the people who would return to New Orleans. She also knew that she wanted to see for herself

Sep 3, 2015
Wampeters, foma & granfalloons (opinions) by Vonnegut, Kurt.

Wampeters, foma & granfalloons (opinions)

Wampeters, Foma & Granfalloons (Opinions) is a rare opportunity to experience Kurt Vonnegut speaking in his own voice about his own life, his views of the world, his writing, and the writing of others. An indignant, outrageous, always witty, and deeply felt collection of reviews, essays, and speeches, this work is a window not only into Vonnegut' s mind ... but also into his heart.

Sep 3, 2015
Unknown travels and dubious pursuits of William Clark by Trogdon, Jo Ann, author.

Unknown travels and dubious pursuits of William Clark

Sep 3, 2015
Time to get tough - make America great again! by Trump, Donald, 1946- author.

Time to get tough - make America great again!

Sep 3, 2015
That winter the wolf came by Spahr, Juliana.

That winter the wolf came

"That Winter the Wolf Came is written for this era of global struggle. It finds its ferment at the intersection of ecological and economic catastrophe. Its feminist and celebratory energy is fueled by street protests and their shattered windows. Amid oil spills and austerity measures and shore birds and a child holding its mother’s hand and hissing teargas canisters, it reminds us exactly what we must fight to defend with a wild ferocity, and what we’re up against."--

Sep 3, 2015
Teach yourself visually Samsung Galaxy S6 by Hart-Davis, Guy, author.

Teach yourself visually Samsung Galaxy S6

"Teach Yourself VISUALLY Samsung Galaxy is your step-by-step, visual guide to everything your new phone has to offer. With expert guidance from veteran technology author Guy Hart-Davis, it offers clear, concise instructions and pages of full-color screenshots that make it easy to learn how to fully utilize the Galaxy's latest features and capabilities from initial set-up to staying in touch, organizing your life, playing games, watching media, and more!" --

Sep 3, 2015
Tattoos on the heart - the power of boundless compassion by Boyle, Greg.

Tattoos on the heart - the power of boundless compassion

Father Boyle started Homeboy Industries nearly 20 years ago, which has served members of more than half of the gangs in Los Angeles. This collection presents parables about kinship and the sacredness of life drawn from Boyle's years of working with gangs.

Sep 3, 2015
They say / I say - the moves that matter in academic writing by Graff, Gerald.

They say / I say - the moves that matter in academic writing

Sep 3, 2015
Top 10 Crete by Gauldie, Robin, author.

Top 10 Crete

Sep 3, 2015
Toys of the '50s, '60s, and '70s by Roberts, Kate, 1959-

Toys of the '50s, '60s, and '70s

"Toys from the 1950s, '60s, and '70s capture the joy of play and the pure fun of being a kid. But beneath those iconic names are rich veins of nostalgia, memory, and history. These toys--and the stories of the kids, parents, child-rearing experts, inventors, manufacturers, and advertisers they affected--reflect the dynamism of American life"--

Sep 3, 2015
Traditional Blacksmithing - The Fine Art of Horseshoeing and Wagon Making by Holmstrom, J. G.

Traditional Blacksmithing - The Fine Art of Horseshoeing and Wagon Making

Sep 3, 2015
Traveling With Your Pet - The AAA Petbook by AAA (COR)

Traveling With Your Pet - The AAA Petbook

Sep 3, 2015