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Chaucer's Tale - 1386 and the Road to Canterbury by Strohm, Paul, 1938-

Chaucer's Tale - 1386 and the Road to Canterbury

" A lively microbiography of Chaucer that tells the story of the tumultuous year that led to the creation of The Canterbury Tales. In 1386, Geoffrey Chaucer endured his worst year, but began his best poem. The father of English literature did not enjoy in his lifetime the literary celebrity that he has today-far from it. The middle-aged Chaucer was living in London, working as a midlevel bureaucrat and sometime poet, until a personal and professional crisis set him down the road leading to The C

Oct 20, 2014
The Devil's Disciples - Hitler's Inner Circle by Read, Anthony

The Devil's Disciples - Hitler's Inner Circle

Oct 20, 2014
Creative correction - extraordinary ideas for everyday discipline by Whelchel, Lisa.

Creative correction - extraordinary ideas for everyday discipline

"You've tried timeout, grounding, and spanking. But still Jounior won't change. Maybe it's time for a new strategy. When correction is done creatively, it's more rewarding--both for the child and for the parents--and it can be more effective at producing long-term results! Has your child been: acting disrespectfully? Lying? Whining? Leaving a mess? For these and many otehr situations you face as a parent, Lisa Whelchel offers refreshing ideas to help you win the discipling battle"--Cover, p. 4.

Oct 20, 2014
China by Bedford, Donald, author.

China

Includes illustrations and floor plans of key landmarks, street-by-street guides, information on popular sights, and a traveler's guide with tips on hotels, restaurants, local customs, transportation, medical services, museums, and entertainment.

Oct 20, 2014
Be the message - taking your faith beyond words to a life of action by Shook, Kerry, author.

Be the message - taking your faith beyond words to a life of action

The authors share how, tired of just preaching the words of the Gospel, they tried to manifest the Gospel in their intentions and actions, and how this shift in focus from words to action changed their family, church, and relationship with God.

Oct 20, 2014
Art in America, 1945-1970 - writings from the age of abstract expressionism, pop art, and minimalism by Perl, Jed (EDT)

Art in America, 1945-1970 - writings from the age of abstract expressionism, pop art, and minimalism

Gathers writings by the leading artists and critics who transformed American art in the mid-twentieth century, making New York, rather than Paris, the center of world art.

Oct 20, 2014
60 quick luxury knits - easy, elegant projects for every day in the Venezia collection from Cascade Yarns by

60 quick luxury knits - easy, elegant projects for every day in the Venezia collection from Cascade Yarns

Oct 20, 2014
500 felt objects - contemporary explorations of a versatile material by Mornu, Nathalie.

500 felt objects - contemporary explorations of a versatile material

Oct 20, 2014
Caribbean by

Caribbean

Presents a guide to the islands of the Caribbean, covering their culture and history and offering information on hotels, resorts, restaurants, attractions, beaches, and outdoor activities.

Oct 20, 2014
The brewer's tale - a history of the world according to beer by Bostwick, William, author.

The brewer's tale - a history of the world according to beer

Oct 20, 2014
Come here often? - 53 writers raise a glass to their favorite bar by

Come here often? - 53 writers raise a glass to their favorite bar

A collection of appreciations of bars, some closed, some still in business, that have impacted the authors' lives.

Oct 20, 2014
Boy on ice - the life and death of Derek Boogaard by Branch, John (Sports reporter), author.

Boy on ice - the life and death of Derek Boogaard

The "death of hockey star Derek Boogaard at twenty-eight was front-page news across the country in 2011 and helped shatter the silence about violence and concussions in professional sports. Now, in a ... work of narrative nonfiction, ... reporter John Branch tells the ... story of Boogaard's life and heartbreaking death"--Amazon.com.

Oct 20, 2014
The all new don't think of an elephant! - know your values and frame the debate by Lakoff, George.

The all new don't think of an elephant! - know your values and frame the debate

Oct 20, 2014
The body keeps the score - brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma by Van der Kolk, Bessel A., 1943- author.

The body keeps the score - brain, mind, and body in the healing of trauma

Oct 20, 2014
The devils' alliance - Hitler's pact with Stalin, 1939-1941 by Moorhouse, Roger, author.

The devils' alliance - Hitler's pact with Stalin, 1939-1941

Oct 20, 2014
Benson - the autobiography by Benson, George, 1943- author.

Benson - the autobiography

Over the course of his fifty-year career, George Benson has performed for hundreds of millions of fans around the world, received ten Grammy Awards, and recorded with some of the most revered musicians of his era. And he has finally decided to tell his story. "Benson: The Autobiography" follows the musician's remarkable rise from the ghettos of Pittsburgh to the stages of Dubai, and everywhere in between. His tales of scuffling on the road with jazz legend Brother Jack McDuff, navigating his way

Oct 20, 2014
All things possible - setbacks and success in politics and life by Cuomo, Andrew Mark, 1957-

All things possible - setbacks and success in politics and life

The governor of New York discusses both his personal life and his career in politics.

Oct 20, 2014
Billion dollar painter - the triumph and tragedy of Thomas Kinkade, painter of light by Kuskey, G. Eric, author.

Billion dollar painter - the triumph and tragedy of Thomas Kinkade, painter of light

The unbelievable true story of artist Thomas Kinkade, self-described "Painter of light", and the dramatic rise and fall of his billion-dollar art empire.

Oct 20, 2014
The birth of the pill - how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution by Eig, Jonathan, author.

The birth of the pill - how four crusaders reinvented sex and launched a revolution

Immersed in radical feminist politics, scientific ingenuity, establishment opposition, and, ultimately, a sea change in social attitudes, this is the fascinating story of one of the most important scientific discoveries of the twentieth century.

Oct 20, 2014
The diabetes breakthrough - based on a scientifically proven plan to lose weight and cut medications by Hamdy, Osama.

The diabetes breakthrough - based on a scientifically proven plan to lose weight and cut medications

"A senior Harvard Medical School diabetologist and top exercise physiologist share a proven and effective 12-week plan to reverse diabetes, lose weight and ditch the medication for good. "--

Oct 20, 2014