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Hoosier caravan; a treasury of Indiana life and lore, selected with comment by Banta, R. E. (Richard Elwell), 1904- Hoosier caravan; a treasury of Indiana life and lore, selected with comment

Jan 12, 2017
Explore/create - my llife pursuit of new frontiers, hidden worlds, and the creative spark by Garriott, Richard, author. Explore/create - my llife pursuit of new frontiers, hidden worlds, and the creative spark

Jan 12, 2017
Why can't I stop? - reclaiming your life from behavioral addiction by Grant, Jon E., author. Why can't I stop? - reclaiming your life from behavioral addiction

"Addictions to drugs or alcohol are usually apparent, but what about behavioral addictions? A person addicted to shoplifting or gambling, for example, or picking at their skin, may suffer in the shadows while their behavior consumes their time and energy--and disrupts their life. Legal, medical, and financial troubles are common for such a person and their loved ones, as are social and family conflicts. Behavioral addictions are serious illnesses and usually do not go away on their own--telling

Jan 11, 2017
What to expect when adopting a dog - a guide to successful dog adoption for every family by Rose-Solomon, Diane, author. What to expect when adopting a dog - a guide to successful dog adoption for every family

Offers expert advice from rescue specialists, veterinarians, dog parents and pet business owners, with links to the best, most relevant articles from pet professionals, making this book a one-stop shop for all of your dog-related questions, before, during and after you adopt.

Jan 11, 2017
We were the future - a memoir of the kibbutz by Neeman, Yael, author. We were the future - a memoir of the kibbutz

The Israeli author reflects on her life as a child of the kibbutz movement and evaluates how this communal structure came into being as well as the social gaps it left in the children who were raised in kibbutzim.

Jan 11, 2017
Treehab - tales from my natural, wild life by Smith, Bob, 1958- author. Treehab - tales from my natural, wild life

Jan 11, 2017
Stonewall Jackson's Little Sorrel - an unlikely hero of the Civil War by Smith, Sharon B., author. Stonewall Jackson's Little Sorrel - an unlikely hero of the Civil War

Jan 11, 2017
Raif Badawi, the voice of freedom - my husband, our story by Haidar, Ensaf, author. Raif Badawi, the voice of freedom - my husband, our story

"When Raif Badawi and Ensaf Haidar fell in love with each other as adolescents, they did so in violation of every moral precept in the strictly Islamic Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. During their clandestine love affair, the young couple had no idea that, more than a decade later, Ensaf's love for Raif would attract the attention of politicians from around the world as she mobilizes global public opinion in an effort to save her husband from death at the hands of the Saudi judiciary. With a courage bo

Jan 11, 2017
Pressure makes diamonds - becoming the woman I pretended to be by Graves, Valerie (Advertising executive), author. Pressure makes diamonds - becoming the woman I pretended to be

This is the unflinching memoir of a female African American advertising executive's unprecedented and unlikely success, which began in the Mad Men era. It follows her journey from the projects of Motown-era Michigan to the skyscrapers of Madison Avenue and beyond. With marches, riots, and demonstrations as the backdrop, and rock 'n' roll as a soundtrack, this book accompanies Graves as she traverses the seismically shifting terrain of 1960s and '70s America on her quest to "be somebody." In the

Jan 11, 2017
The perfect treehouse - from site selection to design & construction by Kroner, Django, author. The perfect treehouse - from site selection to design & construction

Outlines "everything you need to know in order to choose a suitable location and the right materials for your build; how to choose the right tree; which tools you need and how to use them; how to build with the health of the tree in mind--which is important for treehouse safety as well as the environment"--

Jan 11, 2017
Ocean of insight - a sailor's voyage from despair to hope by Mann, Heather Lyn, author. Ocean of insight - a sailor's voyage from despair to hope

"Heather Lyn Mann was a battle-weary environmental advocate in Madison, Wisconsin, struggling over what to do about climate change when she and her husband decided to explore the Atlantic on a small sloop. This memoir of six years living afloat is a chronological unfolding of disasters and discoveries--life-threatening storms, the boredom of isolation, societies on the brink of extinction, sinking ships, colorful Caribbean characters, near collisions, a pirate scare, and more. Throughout, the oc

Jan 11, 2017
The missing Matisse by Matisse, Pierre H., 1928- author. The missing Matisse

Jan 11, 2017
Manage your financial life - a thoughtful organized approach for women by Doyle, Nancy, author. Manage your financial life - a thoughtful organized approach for women

Jan 11, 2017
Losing Helen - an essay by Becker, Carol, author. Losing Helen - an essay

Jan 11, 2017
Living in the light - money sex and power - making the most of three dangerous opportunities by Piper, John, 1946- author. Living in the light - money sex and power - making the most of three dangerous opportunities

"Money, sex, and power. The world tends to worship them. Christians are often suspicious of them. And yet God made us to enjoy them. Discover how to keep these three dangerous opportunities in the orbits that they were designed for, experiencing them in a way that satisfies you, serves the world, and glorifies God. This fresh, refreshing book will wake you up to the blazing glory of Christ, and inspire you to made him the gravitational center of your life. And when that happens, everything chang

Jan 11, 2017
Jeff Gordon - the NASCAR superstar's story by Jeff Gordon - the NASCAR superstar's story

Jan 11, 2017
Jadlow - on the rebound by Jadlow, Todd, author. Jadlow - on the rebound

Todd Jadlow grew up in small-town Salina, Kansas and played college basketball at Indiana University for legendary coach Bob Knight. He played professional basketball for more than decade in the U.S., Europe and South America, basically playing basketball and partying his way around the world with cocaine and alcohol. His post-basketball career was successful too until it spun wildly under control. His drug and alcohol use was so bad that he got four DUIs in six months, including two in one day

Jan 11, 2017
Indiana canoeing guide. by Indiana. Department of Natural Resources. Indiana canoeing guide.

Jan 11, 2017
Imprints - the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the city of Chicago by Low, John N., author. Imprints - the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the city of Chicago

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians has been a part of Chicago since its founding. In very public expressions of indigeneity, they have refused to hide in plain sight or assimilate. Instead, throughout the city's history, the Pokagon Potawatomi Indians have openly and aggressively expressed their refusal to be marginalized or forgotten and in doing so, they have contributed to the fabric and history of the city. Imprints: The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians and the City of Chicago examines

Jan 11, 2017
Human heart, cosmic heart - a doctor's quest to understand, treat, and prevent cardiovascular disease by Cowan, Thomas, 1956- author. Human heart, cosmic heart - a doctor's quest to understand, treat, and prevent cardiovascular disease

Jan 11, 2017

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