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Big weed - an entrepreneur's high-stakes adventures in the budding legal marijuana business by Hageseth, Christian, 1968- author.

Big weed - an entrepreneur's high-stakes adventures in the budding legal marijuana business

Amazon.com

Apr 25, 2015
Field guide to Hadoop by Sitto, Kevin, author.

Field guide to Hadoop

"If your organization is about to enter the world of big data, you not only need to decide whether Apache Hadoop is the right platform to use, but also which of its many components are best suited to your task. This field guide makes the exercise manageable by breaking down the Hadoop ecosystem into short, digestible sections. You'll quickly understand how Hadoop's projects, subprojects, and related technologies work together"--Back cover.

Apr 25, 2015
Durban & KwaZulu Natal by Williams, Lizzie, author.

Durban & KwaZulu Natal

Spend the day hiking on the extensive network of trails that cover the Drakensberg Mountains or take the more relaxing option and sunbathe on some of Africa’s finest beaches. Experience Zululand – famous for its history and landscapes – and the traditional Zulu lifestyles that are preserved here. No region captures the diversity of South Africa as intensely as KwaZulu Natal. Footprintfocus Durban & KwaZulu Natal will guide you from the bustling port of Durban to the heart of Africa, providing de

Apr 25, 2015
Dreams of earth and sky by Dyson, Freeman J., author.

Dreams of earth and sky

Dyson "celebrates openness to unconventional ideas and the spirit of joyful dreaming in which he believes that science should be pursued. Throughout these essays, which range from the creation of the Royal Society in the seventeenth century to the scientific inquiries of the Romantic generation to recent books by Daniel Kahneman and Malcolm Gladwell, he seeks to break down the barriers that separate science from other sources of human wisdom"--Amazon.com.

Apr 25, 2015
Bruno Mars - pop superstar by Watson, Stephanie, 1969- author.

Bruno Mars - pop superstar

Examines the life and career of Bruno Mars.

Apr 25, 2015
1920 - the year that made the decade roar by Burns, Eric, author.

1920 - the year that made the decade roar

Acclaimed author Eric Burns investigates the year of 1920, which was not only a crucial twelve-month period of its own, but one that foretold the future, foreshadowing the rest of the 20th century and the early years of the 21st, whether it was Sacco and Vanzetti or the stock market crash that brought this era to a close.

Apr 25, 2015
A calculus of color - the integration of baseball's American League by McGregor, Robert Kuhn, 1952- author.

A calculus of color - the integration of baseball's American League

In 1947, as the integration of Major League baseball began, the once-daring American League had grown reactionary, unwilling to confront postwar challenges. As the political climate changed and some major league teams realized the necessity of integration, the American League proved painfully reluctant. With the exception of the Cleveland Indians, integration was slow and often ineffective. This book examines the integration of baseball, widely viewed as a triumph, through the experiences of the

Apr 25, 2015
The burning answer - the solar revolution - a quest for sustainable power by Barnham, Keith, 1943- author.

The burning answer - the solar revolution - a quest for sustainable power

Our civilization faces a choice. We could be enjoying a sustainable lifestyle but we have chosen not to. In three generations we have consumed half the oil produced by photosynthesis over eight million generations. In two generations we have used half our uranium resources. With threats from global warming, oil depletion and nuclear disaster, we are running out of options. Solar power, as Keith Barnham explains, is the solution. In THE BURNING ANSWER he uncovers the connections between physics a

Apr 25, 2015
The diet trap solution - train your brain to lose weight and keep it off for good by Beck, Judith S., author.

The diet trap solution - train your brain to lose weight and keep it off for good

"Beck [posits] that when it comes to losing weight, it's not just about what we eat. It's also about how we think. To consistently eat differently, we must learn to think differently. Diets fail us because they don't offer effective strategies for overcoming the common traps--emotional eating, social pressure, dining out--that can derail us"--Amazon.com.

Apr 25, 2015
A girl and her greens - hearty meals from the garden by Bloomfield, April, author.

A girl and her greens - hearty meals from the garden

Apr 25, 2015
The gene therapy plan - taking control of your genetic destiny with diet and lifestyle by Gaynor, Mitchell L., 1956- author.

The gene therapy plan - taking control of your genetic destiny with diet and lifestyle

"From a renowned oncologist and pioneer in integrative medicine, a breakthrough in treating and preventing disease by altering our genetic blueprint. What if the food we eat could target not only diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and cancer but the effects of aging? What if our diets could affect every aspect of our health by controlling the expression of our genes? While modern medicine largely focuses on treating symptoms with prescription drugs, Dr. Gaynor's revolutionary approach goes straig

Apr 25, 2015
Afterwar - healing the moral injuries of our soldiers by Sherman, Nancy, 1951-

Afterwar - healing the moral injuries of our soldiers

Apr 25, 2015
Airborne - the combat story of Ed Shames of Easy Company by Gardner, Ian, author

Airborne - the combat story of Ed Shames of Easy Company

Apr 25, 2015
The bitch in your head - how to finally squash your inner critic by Plumez, Jacqueline Hornor.

The bitch in your head - how to finally squash your inner critic

"Dr. Plumez began to notice a pattern with her patients being too hard on themselves. She found that gentler approaches didn’t work, but when she told them they were being a bitch—to themselves!—they finally recognized their self-defeating attitude and how much it was weighing them down.With this book, Dr. Plumez can help you banish the bitch. It identifies the different types of “bitches”—work, marriage, parenting, and so on—and provides effective tools and techniques to combat the forms of sel

Apr 25, 2015
Cursed victory - Israel and the occupied territories - a history by Bregman, Ahron, author.

Cursed victory - Israel and the occupied territories - a history

In a move that would forever alter the map of the Middle East, Israel captured the West Bank, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and Sinai Peninsula in 1967's brief but pivotal Six Day War. Cursed Victory is the first complete history of the war's troubled aftermath--a military occupation of the Palestinian territories that is now well into its fifth decade. Drawing on unprecedented access to high-level sources, top-secret memos and never-before-published letters, the book provides a gripping and unvarni

Apr 25, 2015
Alabama Studio sewing patterns - a guide to customizing a hand-stitched Alabama Chanin wardrobe by Chanin, Natalie, author.

Alabama Studio sewing patterns - a guide to customizing a hand-stitched Alabama Chanin wardrobe

This compendium takes the Alabama Chanin library to the next level, offering all the patterns from Chanin's first three books on a convenient CD, plus instructions and patterns for 12 new skirts, dresses, tops, and jackets, with illustrated guidelines for customizing the fit and style of each. Chanin teaches readers the ins and outs of refashioning shapes, raising and lowering necklines, taking in and letting out waistlines, and many more key forms of customization; she also provides guidelines

Apr 25, 2015
Embroidery - techniques, projects, patterns, motifs by Elder, Karen.

Embroidery - techniques, projects, patterns, motifs

Apr 25, 2015
Dreamy quilts - 14 timeless projects to welcome you home by Nelson, Lydia Loretta, 1984-

Dreamy quilts - 14 timeless projects to welcome you home

Apr 25, 2015
Dreamland - the true tale of America's opiate epidemic by Quinones, Sam, 1958- author.

Dreamland - the true tale of America's opiate epidemic

Sam Quinones chronicles how, over the past 15 years, enterprising sugar cane farmers in a small county on the west coast of Mexico created a unique distribution system that brought black tar heroin-- the cheapest, most addictive form of the opiate, 2 to 3 times purer than its white powder cousin-- to the veins of people across the United States.

Apr 25, 2015
The appetite solution - lose weight effortlessly and never be hungry again by Colella, Joseph.

The appetite solution - lose weight effortlessly and never be hungry again

Apr 25, 2015