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Telling the truth - the Gospel as tragedy, comedy, and fairy tale by Buechner, Frederick, 1926-

Telling the truth - the Gospel as tragedy, comedy, and fairy tale

Views the Gospels as reflecting everyday reality in their record of human tragedy, the comedy of God's love, and the fairy tale of transformation and renewal

Aug 29, 2014
Tea - history, terroirs, varieties by

Tea - history, terroirs, varieties

Offers a survey of tea through profiles of the areas around the world where the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant are cultivated and harvested, along with information about its history, varieties, preparation, and health benefits.

Aug 29, 2014
Tantrums! - Managing Meltdowns in Public and Private by Phelan, Thomas W., Ph.d

Tantrums! - Managing Meltdowns in Public and Private

Aug 29, 2014
A storm of witchcraft - the Salem trials and the American experience by Baker, Emerson W, author.

A storm of witchcraft - the Salem trials and the American experience

Aug 29, 2014
A very fine house - a mother's story of love, faith, and crystal meth by Stoefen, Barbara Cofer, 1953-

A very fine house - a mother's story of love, faith, and crystal meth

Aug 29, 2014
Vegan planet - more than 425 irresistible recipes with fantastic flavors from home and around the world by Robertson, Robin.

Vegan planet - more than 425 irresistible recipes with fantastic flavors from home and around the world

"When it first appeared in 2003, Vegan Planet revolutionized animal-free cooking. Robin Robertson's pioneering book played a leading role in the passage of veganism from subculture to mainstream culinary lifestyle. Its breadth and variety of fantastically flavorful food not only gave vegans what they craved, it gave them food they could serve up happily to their non-vegan family members and friends. One decade and more than 100,000 copies later, this important classic is back in a thoroughly rev

Aug 29, 2014
Vegan holiday cooking from Candle Cafe - celebratory menus and recipes from New York's premier plant-based restaurants by Pierson, Joy.

Vegan holiday cooking from Candle Cafe - celebratory menus and recipes from New York's premier plant-based restaurants

""Acclaimed vegan restaurants Candle Cafe and Candle 79 present a collection of plant-based recipes for year-round holidays including Lunar New Year, Valentine's Day, Easter, Cinco de Mayo, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Passover, and Christmas"--Providedby publisher"--

Aug 29, 2014
The vanishing neighbor - the transformation of American community by Dunkelman, Marc J.

The vanishing neighbor - the transformation of American community

Combining history and sociology, a public policy professor discusses the shift in American life that has disconnected neighbors from one another, limiting exposure to different types of people, ideas, and lifestyles.

Aug 29, 2014
UnPHILtered - the way I see it by Robertson, Phil, 1946-

UnPHILtered - the way I see it

Shares the author's colorful and heartfelt views on life based on the love of God and love of one's neighbor, as well as how adopting those beliefs radically changed his way of life.

Aug 29, 2014
Undocumented - how immigration became illegal by Chomsky, Aviva, 1957- author.

Undocumented - how immigration became illegal

"This book looks at the role illegality or undocumentedness plays in our society and economy. It shows how the status was created, and how and why people, especially Mexicans and Central Americans, have been assigned this status. The first three chapters look at the histories of social exclusion. One looks specifically at the Mexican and Guatemalan contexts to understand why such large numbers of people from these countries enter the United States without documents, and how those who do so under

Aug 29, 2014
The village effect - how face-to-face contact can make us healthier, happier, and smarter by Pinker, Susan, 1957-

The village effect - how face-to-face contact can make us healthier, happier, and smarter

"Resonating with our most profound life experiences, this book explains why we trust other people and form lifelong bonds, and why we ignore these connections at our peril. Pinker answers crucial questions about human relationships in a digital age, such as: How important is face-to-face interaction as children develop new skills, when adults fall in love, when they negotiate business transactions, and as they age? How did humans evolve such finely-tuned barometers of trust and betrayal--and do

Aug 29, 2014
Twelve Recipes by Peternell, Cal/ Waters, Alice (FRW)/ Pollan, Michael (FRW)

Twelve Recipes

Aug 29, 2014
Trees up close - the beauty of bark, leaves, flowers, and seeds by Hugo, Nancy R.

Trees up close - the beauty of bark, leaves, flowers, and seeds

Aug 29, 2014
Transformer - The Complete Lou Reed Story by Bockris, Victor

Transformer - The Complete Lou Reed Story

Aug 29, 2014
Within arm's length - a secret service agent's definitive inside account of protecting the president by Emmett, Dan, 1955-

Within arm's length - a secret service agent's definitive inside account of protecting the president

"Dan Emmett was just eight years old when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. The events surrounding the President's death shaped the course of young Emmett's life as he set a goal of becoming a US Secret Service agent--one of a special group of people willing to trade their lives for that of the President, if necessary. Within Arm's Length is the essential book on the Secret Service--a revealing and compelling inside look at the Presidential Protective Division (PPD) with stories from s

Aug 29, 2014
Winewise - your completre guide to understanding, selecting, and enjoying wine by Kolpan, Steven.

Winewise - your completre guide to understanding, selecting, and enjoying wine

"Now completely revised and updated, this new edition of the essential consumer guide to wine features all the most current information for today's wine landscape. The authors, longtime wine educators at The Culinary Institute of America, have added all the latest and most relevant information to their award-winning book, including new picks for the best regional producers, off-the-beaten-path finds, and bargain bottles. With a practical, anti-snob attitude, the emphasis is always on enjoying wi

Aug 29, 2014
The wild truth / The Untold Story of Sibling Survival by McCandless, Carine.

The wild truth / The Untold Story of Sibling Survival

Aug 29, 2014
The top ten things dead people want to tell you by Dooley, Mike, 1961-

The top ten things dead people want to tell you

Aug 29, 2014
Undiluted - Rediscovering the Radical Message of Jesus by Corey, Benjamin L.

Undiluted - Rediscovering the Radical Message of Jesus

Aug 29, 2014
Under this beautiful dome - a senator, a journalist, and the politics of gay love in America by Mutchler, Terry.

Under this beautiful dome - a senator, a journalist, and the politics of gay love in America

""One of the greatest love stories I have ever heard played out right here, under this beautiful dome. But it was a secret. Penny and Terry just wanted what so many people want-to express their love through marriage." -Illinois Representative Ann Williams Under This Beautiful Dome tells the true story of journalist Terry Mutchler's secret five-year relationship with Penny Severns, an Illinois State Senator who mentored Barack Obama. Forced to engage in an elaborate ruse to keep their relationsh

Aug 29, 2014