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The Creole affair - the slave rebellion that led the U.S. and Great Britain to the brink of war by Downey, Arthur T.

The Creole affair - the slave rebellion that led the U.S. and Great Britain to the brink of war

Sep 18, 2014
Cook's Illustrated meat book- the game-changing guide to cooking meat and poultry with 425 bulletproof recipes by

Cook's Illustrated meat book- the game-changing guide to cooking meat and poultry with 425 bulletproof recipes

Sep 18, 2014
Epilogue - a memoir by Boast, Will.

Epilogue - a memoir

"Will Boast thought he'd lost his family, until a deeply held secret revealed a second chance he never thought he'd have. Having already lost his mother and only brother, twenty-four-year-old Boast ... finds himself absolutely alone when his father dies of alcoholism. Numbly settling the matters of his father's estate, Boast is deep inside his grief when he stumbles upon documents revealing a secret his father had intended to keep: he'd had another family before Will's--a wife and two sons in En

Sep 18, 2014
Green smoothies for dummies by Thompson, Jennifer, author.

Green smoothies for dummies

Sep 18, 2014
The future, declassified - megatrends that will undo the world unless we take action by Burrows, Mathew.

The future, declassified - megatrends that will undo the world unless we take action

"Twenty-five years ago when Mathew Burrows went to work for the CIA as an intelligence analyst, the world seemed frozen. Then came the fall of the Berlin Wall and the implosion of the Soviet Union; suddenly, unpredictability became a universal theme and foresight was critical. For the past decade, Burrows has overseen the creation of the Global Trends report--the key futurist guide for the White House, Departments of State and Defense, and Homeland Security"--

Sep 18, 2014
Divinity of dogs- true stories of miracles inspired by man's best friend by Skiff, Jennifer

Divinity of dogs- true stories of miracles inspired by man's best friend

Sep 18, 2014
Demon's brood - a history of the Plantagenet dynasty by Seward, Desmond, 1935-

Demon's brood - a history of the Plantagenet dynasty

A vivid and colorful history of the most dominant royal dynasty in English history, from Richard the Lionheart and Edward the Black Prince to Henry IV and Richard III.

Sep 18, 2014
Empire of mud - the secret history of Washington, DC by Dickey, Jeff.

Empire of mud - the secret history of Washington, DC

Sep 18, 2014
Easy birdhouses & feeders - simple projects to attract & retain the birds you want by Berger, Michael, 1967-

Easy birdhouses & feeders - simple projects to attract & retain the birds you want

"Discover tested, reliable (and easy) plans for building houses and feeders that attract the most popular backyard birds in North America. DIY birdhouses and feeders are inexpensive and relatively easy to make, even if you don't own a shop's worth of tools or you have very limited carpentry experience. With a few materials and some entry-level skills, you can build cozy homes and an inviting backyard snack bar for all of your favorite feathered friends. In Birdwatcher's Digest Easy Birdhouses &

Sep 18, 2014
Drawing trees by John-Naylor, Denis, author.

Drawing trees

Sep 18, 2014
Diet for a new America - how your food choices affect your health, your happiness, and the future of life on Earth by Robbins, John.

Diet for a new America - how your food choices affect your health, your happiness, and the future of life on Earth

"Anniversary edition of John Robbins's expose´ of inhumane practices in the meat and dairy industry and argument for the ethical, health, and environmental benefits of a vegetarian diet. Includes new epilogue by the author"--

Sep 18, 2014
Dharma punx - a memoir by Levine, Noah.

Dharma punx - a memoir

This is the story of a young man and a generation of angry youths who rebelled against their parents and the unfulfilled promise of the sixties. As with many self-destructive kids, Levine's search for meaning led him first to punk rock, drugs, drinking, and dissatisfaction. But the search didn't end there. Having clearly seen the uselessness of drugs and violence, he looked for positive ways to channel his rebellion against what he saw as the lies of society. Fueled by his anger at so much injus

Sep 18, 2014
Eyewitness Travel Sri Lanka by Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (COR)

Eyewitness Travel Sri Lanka

Sep 18, 2014
Extreme double-knitting- new adventures in reversible colorwork by Post-Quinn, Alasdair

Extreme double-knitting- new adventures in reversible colorwork

Sep 18, 2014
Internal medicine - a doctor's stories by Holt, Terry.

Internal medicine - a doctor's stories

"Out of the crucible of medical training, award-winning writer Terrence Holt shapes this ... account of residency, the years-long ordeal in which doctors are made. 'Amid all the mess and squalor of the hospital, with its blind random unraveling of lives,' [this book] finds the compassion from which doctors discover the strength to care"--Dust jacket flap.

Sep 18, 2014
If nuns ruled the world - ten sisters on a mission by Piazza, Jo, author.

If nuns ruled the world - ten sisters on a mission

Sep 18, 2014
The human age - the world shaped by us by Ackerman, Diane, 1948-

The human age - the world shaped by us

"Humans have subdued 75 percent of the land surface, concocted a wizardry of industrial and medical marvels, strung lights all across the darkness. We tinker with nature at every opportunity; we garden the planet with our preferred species of plants and animals, many of them invasive; and we have even altered the climate, threatening our own extinction. Yet we reckon with our own destructive capabilities in extraordinary acts of hope-filled creativity ... Ackerman [explores] our new reality, int

Sep 18, 2014
Midnight at the Pera Palace - the birth of modern Istanbul by King, Charles, 1967- author.

Midnight at the Pera Palace - the birth of modern Istanbul

"In this ... portrait of urban reinvention, Charles King re-creates an era when an ancient city became a global crossroads--a forgotten moment when Europe's closest Muslim metropolis became its vital port of refuge"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 18, 2014
Hand-stitched home - projects to sew with Pendleton & other wools by Beal, Susan.

Hand-stitched home - projects to sew with Pendleton & other wools

"These patterns are for making home goods and accessories that are like no others. Author Susan Beal, working in partnership with Pendleton Mills, presents a collection of modern heirloom projects to sew and enjoy for generations. From the sweet, simple primer on techniques (working with wool fabrics, hand-stitching, machine sewing, and quilting) to each individual project's detailed instructions (with tips on cutting, pressing, top-stitching, hand-tying, and more) Susan's passion for sewing shi

Sep 18, 2014
In the Company of Bears - What Black Bears Have Taught Me About Intelligence and Intuition by Kilham, Benjamin/ Grandin, Temple

In the Company of Bears - What Black Bears Have Taught Me About Intelligence and Intuition

Sep 18, 2014