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Benjamin Franklin - in search of a better world by

Benjamin Franklin - in search of a better world

Examines the many facets of America's most extraordinary founding father. Politician, diplomat, scientist, printer, and civic improver, Franklin influenced every aspect of American life, from his own time to the present. This book, designed to accompany the traveling Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary exhibition celebrating Franklin's 300th birthday, includes essays by ten prominent scholars that offer an overview of Franklin's life and cover the full range of his interests and achievements, illustr

Jul 30, 2016
Based on a true story / A Memoir by Macdonald, Norm, 1963- author.

Based on a true story / A Memoir

"As its title suggests, Norm Macdonald tells the story of his life--more or less--from his origins in a rural small town in the-back-of-beyond Canada to an epically disastrous appearance on Star Search, to his possibly incredible account of auditioning for Lorne Michaels and his memorable run as the anchor of Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update." But Based on a True Story is much more than a memoir, it's a hilarious, inspired, very meta imagining of his life, as told to a deeply disturbed ghos

Jul 30, 2016
A-Z of sewing. by

A-Z of sewing.

Jul 30, 2016
The Complete History of the Return of the Living Dead by Sellers, Christian/ Smart, Gary

The Complete History of the Return of the Living Dead

Jul 30, 2016
The billionaire and the mechanic - how Larry Ellison and a car mechanic teamed up to win sailing's greatest race, the America's Cup, twice by Guthrie, Julian, author.

The billionaire and the mechanic - how Larry Ellison and a car mechanic teamed up to win sailing's greatest race, the America's Cup, twice

Details the partnership between Larry Ellison, billionaire CEO of Oracle Corrporation, and blue-collar mechanic Norbert Bajurin, offering a glimpse into their runs for the America's Cup and the design and building of their boats.

Jul 30, 2016
Firefly Spanish-English visual dictionary by

Firefly Spanish-English visual dictionary

From everyday objects to highly specialized equipment, this visual dictionary shows you what other dictionaries can only describe in words. Perfect for students, teachers, and language learners.

Jul 30, 2016
Finding god in the waves - how I lost my faith and found it through science by McHargue, Mike, author.

Finding god in the waves - how I lost my faith and found it through science

Jul 30, 2016
The field of fight - how we can win the global war against radical Islam and its allies by Flynn, Michael T., author.

The field of fight - how we can win the global war against radical Islam and its allies

Jul 30, 2016
The fibro fix - get to the root of your fibromyalgia and start reversing your chronic pain and fatigue in 21 days by Brady, David M., author.

The fibro fix - get to the root of your fibromyalgia and start reversing your chronic pain and fatigue in 21 days

"Chronic pain affects nearly 100 million Americans. Ongoing fatigue affects even more. The combination of fatigue and body-wide chronic pain, often called "fibromyalgia," remains mysterious and confusing, and an alarming 2/3 of sufferers may be misdiagnosed. For more than 25 years, Dr. Brady has treated many thousands of patients seeking relief from fibromyalgia. In The Fibro Fix, he distills his life-changing prescription into an integrative 21-day program to help you determine if, in fact, you

Jul 30, 2016
The fermented man - a year on the front lines of a food revolution by Dellinger, Derek, author.

The fermented man - a year on the front lines of a food revolution

Jul 30, 2016
Avalanche - a love story by Leigh, Julia, 1970- author.

Avalanche - a love story

"A personal account of the author's failed efforts to have a child discusses the agonizing realities of infertility and modern scientific approaches, recounting her struggles through various therapies before making the decision to end treatment and redirect her love elsewhere,"--NoveList.

Jul 30, 2016
The building of England - how the history of England has shaped our buildings by Thurley, Simon, 1962-

The building of England - how the history of England has shaped our buildings

From awe-inspiring Norman castles, to the homes we live in, Simon Thurley explores how the architecture of this small island influenced the world.

Jul 30, 2016
Anthology of medieval music by

Anthology of medieval music

Contains principally vocal music.

Jul 30, 2016
Assassin of youth - a kaleidoscopic history of Harry J. Anslinger's war on drugs by Chasin, Alexandra, author.

Assassin of youth - a kaleidoscopic history of Harry J. Anslinger's war on drugs

Jul 30, 2016
Asylum - A Survivor's Flight from Nazi-occupied Vienna Through Wartime France by Scheyer, Moriz/ Singer, P. N. (TRN)

Asylum - A Survivor's Flight from Nazi-occupied Vienna Through Wartime France

Jul 30, 2016
Cracking the AP Psychology Exam 2017 by

Cracking the AP Psychology Exam 2017

Jul 30, 2016
A fearless heart - how the courage to be compassionate can transform our lives by Thupten Jinpa.

A fearless heart - how the courage to be compassionate can transform our lives

"The Buddhist practice of mindfulness caught on in the west when we began to understand the everyday, personal benefits it brought us. Now, in this extraordinary book, the highly acclaimed thought leader and longtime English translator of His Holiness the Dalai Lama shows us that compassion can bring us even more. Based on the landmark course in compassion training Jinpa helped create at Stanford Medical School, A Fearless Heart shows us that we actually fear compassion. We worry that if we are

Jul 30, 2016
Cracking the AP world history exam, 2017 by

Cracking the AP world history exam, 2017

Jul 30, 2016
Cracking the AP U.S. government & politics exam, 2017 by

Cracking the AP U.S. government & politics exam, 2017

Jul 30, 2016
Cracking the AP U. S. history exam, 2017 by

Cracking the AP U. S. history exam, 2017

Jul 30, 2016