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Arbitrary justice - the power of the American prosecutor by Davis, Angela J., 1956-

Arbitrary justice - the power of the American prosecutor

May 25, 2015
Adobe Photoshop CC for photographers - a professional image editor's guide to the creative use of Photoshop for the Macintosh and PC by Evening, Martin.

Adobe Photoshop CC for photographers - a professional image editor's guide to the creative use of Photoshop for the Macintosh and PC

"Martin Evening, Photoshop hall-of-famer and acclaimed digital imaging professional, has revamped his much-admired Photoshop for Photographers book for an eleventh edition, to include all the updates to the latest version of the software. This comprehensive guide covers all the tools and techniques serious photographers need to know when using Photoshop, from workflow guidance to core skills to advanced techniques for professional results. Using clear, succinct instruction and real world example

May 25, 2015
Destruction was my Beatrice - Dada and the unmaking of the twentieth century by Rasula, Jed.

Destruction was my Beatrice - Dada and the unmaking of the twentieth century

"In 1916, as World War I raged around them, a group of bohemians gathered at a small nightclub in Zurich, Switzerland for a series of bizarre performances. Three readers simultaneously recited a poem in three languages; a monocle-wearing teenager performed a spell from New Zealand; another young man flung bits of papier-ma^che into the air and glued them into place where they landed. One of these artists called the sessions "both buffoonery and a requiem mass." Soon they would be known by a more

May 25, 2015
The doctor is in - Dr. Ruth on love, life, and joie de vivre by Westheimer, Ruth K. (Ruth Karola), 1928- author.

The doctor is in - Dr. Ruth on love, life, and joie de vivre

The author shares stories from her life and advice on learning to find enjoyment in life while dealing with tragedy, loss, challenges, and successes that inevitably occur.

May 25, 2015
Discovering tuberculosis - a global history, 1900 to the present by McMillen, Christian W., 1969- author.

Discovering tuberculosis - a global history, 1900 to the present

May 25, 2015
The double life of Fidel Castro - my 17 years as personal bodyguard to El Líder Máximo by Sánchez, Juan Reinaldo, 1949- author.

The double life of Fidel Castro - my 17 years as personal bodyguard to El Líder Máximo

A former member of the innermost circle of the dictator describes Castro's personal life and his huge fortune as well as the horrors and tragedies he witnessed, including his ultimate imprisonment and torture before escaping Cuba.

May 25, 2015
Dreams at the threshold - guidance, comfort, and healing at the end of life by Van Bronkhorst, Jeanne, 1962-

Dreams at the threshold - guidance, comfort, and healing at the end of life

May 25, 2015
Elizabeth I and Her Circle by Doran, Susan

Elizabeth I and Her Circle

May 25, 2015
Electronics Workshop Companion for Hobbyists by Gibilisco, Stan

Electronics Workshop Companion for Hobbyists

May 25, 2015
Enabling acts - the hidden story of how the Americans with Disabilities Act gave the largest us minority its rights by Davis, Lennard J., 1949- author.

Enabling acts - the hidden story of how the Americans with Disabilities Act gave the largest us minority its rights

"The first significant book on the history and impact of the ADA--the "eyes on the prize" moment for disability rights The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the widest-ranging piece of civil rights legislation ever passed in the history of theUnited States, and it has become the model for most civil rights laws around the world. The untold story behind the act is anything but a dry account of bills and speeches, however. Rather, it's a fascinating story of how a group of leftist Berke

May 25, 2015
The end of plenty - the race to feed a crowded world by Bourne, Joel K., Jr.

The end of plenty - the race to feed a crowded world

May 25, 2015
The Engineering Book - From the Catapult to the Curiosity Rover- 250 Milestones in the History of Engineering by Brain, Marshall

The Engineering Book - From the Catapult to the Curiosity Rover- 250 Milestones in the History of Engineering

May 25, 2015
The evolution of Washington, DC - historical selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection at the George Washington University by Goode, James M.

The evolution of Washington, DC - historical selections from the Albert H. Small Washingtoniana Collection at the George Washington University

"The Evolution of Washington, DC is a striking volume featuring select pieces of the extraordinary collection of Washingtoniana donated by Albert H. Small to the George Washington University in 2011. It showcases treasures such as an 1860 lithograph of the equestrian statue of Andrew Jackson in front of the White House and a contemporary print of old Potomac River steamboats. Other unique pieces include early designs for the White House, the Capitol, and the Washington Monument as well as presid

May 25, 2015
Find Momo coast to coast - my dog is taking a road trip, can you find him? by Knapp, Andrew, 1982- author.

Find Momo coast to coast - my dog is taking a road trip, can you find him?

Readers are provided with one hundred photographs of landscapes, houses, bridges, and other scenes and asked to find the border collie, Momo.

May 25, 2015
Finding your way to change - how the power of motivational interviewing can reveal what you want and help you get there by Zuckoff, Allan, 1960-

Finding your way to change - how the power of motivational interviewing can reveal what you want and help you get there

"Why is it so difficult to make life changes that are urgently desired, even needed? Whether it's eating healthier, pulling the plug on an unsatisfying job, or ending self-destructive patterns in relationships, old habits die hard. The good news is, it'sperfectly normal to feel stuck--and with motivational interviewing (MI), you can understand what's keeping you there and how to break free. Allan Zuckoff and Bonnie Gorscak are MI experts who translate this proven counseling approach into powerfu

May 25, 2015
Fine gardening grow healthier & easier gardens - 698 tips and techniques by Fine Gardening (COR)

Fine gardening grow healthier & easier gardens - 698 tips and techniques

Presents gardening tips and tricks, including pruning advice, how to ready the garden for winter, and ways to keep pests away.

May 25, 2015
Firefight - the century-long battle to integrate New York's bravest by Otis, Ginger Adams.

Firefight - the century-long battle to integrate New York's bravest

May 25, 2015
The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic by Hopper, Jessica

The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic

May 25, 2015
First over there - the attack on Cantigny, America's first battle of World War I by Davenport, Matthew J.

First over there - the attack on Cantigny, America's first battle of World War I

Relying on letters, diaries, and reports by the "doughboys" themselves, describes the events that took place on May 28, 1918, when the United States fought and won its first battle of World War I in Cantigny.

May 25, 2015
First, kill all the marriage counselors - modern-day secrets to being desired, cherished, and adored for life by Doyle, Laura.

First, kill all the marriage counselors - modern-day secrets to being desired, cherished, and adored for life

"Every marriage has its rough patches. If you're wondering how to repair yours, step away from the therapist, put down the magazine, and pick up this book. If you want to build a long, happy, fulfilling marriage, why not learn from the women who've done it? Laura Doyle's marriage was in trouble. After five years, her husband had become distant. He seemed checked out of their relationship, preferring watching TV to making love. There were frequent fights that ended with tense silences and even t

May 25, 2015