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Mindfulness in action - making friends with yourself through meditation and everyday awareness by Trungpa, Chögyam, 1939-1987, author.

Mindfulness in action - making friends with yourself through meditation and everyday awareness

"How to practice mindfulness meditation and bring awareness into everyday life--from the best-selling author of many classic works on meditation. Mindfulness in Action is a book about meditation, about the practice and experience of mindfulness and awareness, and about how these meditative qualities influence our everyday lives. It is a practitioner's book: a book for people who want to practice meditation and also apply meditative insight to their lives. It includes practice instructions, as we

Jul 26, 2016
LGBTQ+ athletes claim the field - striving for equality by Cronn-Mills, Kirstin, 1968- author.

LGBTQ+ athletes claim the field - striving for equality

Jul 26, 2016
Minecraft - an unofficial guide with new facts and commands by ConCrafter, 1996- author.

Minecraft - an unofficial guide with new facts and commands

A user guide to "Minecraft" by popular YouTube peronality and Minecraft expert, ConCrafter.

Jul 26, 2016
The modern witchcraft grimoire - your complete guide to creating your own book of shadows by Alexander, Skye, author.

The modern witchcraft grimoire - your complete guide to creating your own book of shadows

Jul 26, 2016
Poitier revisited - reconsidering a Black icon in the Obama age by

Poitier revisited - reconsidering a Black icon in the Obama age

"A critical anthology re-contextualizing the work of one of America's most recognized and celebrated actors, Sidney Poitier."--Publisher information.

Jul 26, 2016
No better friend - a man, a dog, and their incredible true story of friendship and survival in World War II by Weintraub, Robert, author.

No better friend - a man, a dog, and their incredible true story of friendship and survival in World War II

Tells the incredible true story of Frank Williams, a radarman in Britain's Royal Air Force, and Judy, a purebred pointer, who met as prisoners of war during World War II. Judy, who became the war's only official canine POW, was a fiercely loyal dog who sensed danger-warning her fellow prisoners of imminent attacks and, later, protecting them from brutal beatings. Frank and Judy's friendship, an unbreakable bond forged in the worst circumstances, is one of the great recently uncovered stories of

Jul 26, 2016
Quilt matchup - stash vs. cash by Hahn, Linda, author.

Quilt matchup - stash vs. cash

Jul 26, 2016
The rock that is higher - story as truth by L'Engle, Madeleine, author.

The rock that is higher - story as truth

Jul 26, 2016
The real James Dean - intimate memories from those who knew him best by

The real James Dean - intimate memories from those who knew him best

"In the decades following his death, many of those who knew James Dean best--actors, directors, friends, lovers (both men and women), photographers, and Hollywood columnists--shared stories of their first-person experiences with him in interviews and in the articles and autobiographies they wrote. Their recollections of Dean became lost in fragile back issues of movie magazines and newspapers and in out-of-print books that are extremely hard to find. Until now. The Real James Dean is the first b

Jul 26, 2016
The secrets of your handwriting by Conway, Allan.

The secrets of your handwriting

Jul 26, 2016
Animals and the afterlife - true stories of our best friends' journey beyond death by Sheridan, Kim.

Animals and the afterlife - true stories of our best friends' journey beyond death

True stories of our best friends, journey beyond death.

Jul 26, 2016
101 team handball - techniques, tactics and drills by Radu, Felicia Lidia, author.

101 team handball - techniques, tactics and drills

During the last few years, handball-a modern and attractive high-speed game-has been fascinating more and more spectators and fans. 101 Team Handball provides sound practical advice for beginners and introduces more advanced techniques and tactics for more experienced players. The book focuses on the technical and tactical aspects of the game for both defence and attacking situations, with a separate section dedicated to the goalkeeper and their training-due to the importance of this position. I

Jul 26, 2016
Peterson's scholarships, grants & prizes 2017. by

Peterson's scholarships, grants & prizes 2017.

Provides detailed profiles of financial aid awards for higher education, covering such topics as eligibility, number of awards, amount of award, application requirements, and deadlines for applications.

Jul 26, 2016
The man who made things out of trees by Penn, Rob, author.

The man who made things out of trees

The story of how one man cut down a single tree to see how many things could be made from it.

Jul 26, 2016
Love and ruin - tales of obsession, danger, and heartbreak from the Atavist magazine by

Love and ruin - tales of obsession, danger, and heartbreak from the Atavist magazine

Since its founding in 2011, The Atavist has garnered eight National Magazine Award nominations and was the first all-digital publication to win in feature writing. This collection presents examples of a new kind of nonfiction storytelling as practiced by a young generation of longform experts.

Jul 26, 2016
Idiot brain - what your head is really up to by Burnett, Dean, author.

Idiot brain - what your head is really up to

"A delightful tour of our mysterious, mischievous gray matter from neuroscientist and massively popular Guardian blogger Dean Burnett,"--NoveList.

Jul 26, 2016
Hillary's America - the secret history of the Democratic Party by D'Souza, Dinesh, 1961- author.

Hillary's America - the secret history of the Democratic Party

"The best-selling author of Obama's America characterizes presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as a Nixonian political gangster out to control the country's wealth in a scathing critique that makes controversial claims about Clinton family corruption,"--NoveList.

Jul 26, 2016
Great doubt - practicing Zen in the world by Yuanlai, 1575-1630, author.

Great doubt - practicing Zen in the world

"Learn to face and overcome the pitfalls of Zen practice--self-indulgence, suppression, speculation, asceticism--with this first complete translation of a Zen classic. "In Zen practice, the essential point is to arouse doubt. What is this doubt? When you are born, for example, where do you come from? You cannot help but remain in doubt about this. When you die, where do you go? Again, you cannot help but remain in doubt. Since you cannot pierce this barrier of life and death, suddenly doubt will

Jul 26, 2016
Dictee by Cha, Theresa Hak Kyung.

Dictee

Dictee is the best-known work of the versatile and important Korean American artist Theresa Hak Kyung Cha. A classic work of autobiography that transcends the self, Dictee is the story of several women: the Korean revolutionary Yu Guan Soon, Joan of Arc, Demeter and Persephone, Cha's mother Hyung Soon Huo (a Korean born in Manchuria to first-generation Korean exiles), and Cha herself. The elements that unite these women are suffering and the transcendence of suffering. The book is divided into n

Jul 26, 2016
The great good thing - a secular Jew comes to faith in Christ by Klavan, Andrew, author.

The great good thing - a secular Jew comes to faith in Christ

Jul 26, 2016