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Base nation - how U.S. military bases abroad harm America and the world by Vine, David, author.

Base nation - how U.S. military bases abroad harm America and the world

Aug 28, 2015
The Battle of Okinawa - the blood and the bomb by Feifer, George.

The Battle of Okinawa - the blood and the bomb

More people perished during the battle of Okinawa than in the ensuing bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki combined. The Battle of Okinawa offers a stunning account of the last major campaign of World War II and the largest land-sea-air engagement in history. Superbly researched and extraordinarily detailed, this masterpiece of military history is told at the level of the participants themselves, soldiers and civilians alike. In examining the disastrous collision of three disparate cultures--Ameri

Aug 28, 2015
Billion-dollar ball - a journey through the big-money culture of college football by Gaul, Gilbert M., author.

Billion-dollar ball - a journey through the big-money culture of college football

Examines the economics and culture surrounding college football, discussing how in the last decade football programs have overtaken universities, creating entertainment factories where sports are more important than education.

Aug 28, 2015
8 lessons in military leadership for entrepreneurs by Kiyosaki, Robert T., 1947- author.

8 lessons in military leadership for entrepreneurs

Robert Kiyosaki's new book 8 Lessons in Leadership draws from his years at the Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point and his service in the United Sates Marine Corps. With compelling stories and examples and a engaging way of comparing and contrasting two very different cultures and value systems, Robert shares the challenges he faced in transitioning to civilian life & where chain of command and team-over-self once so black and white were muddy and distorted. "Permission to speak freely, sir?"

Aug 28, 2015
Changing faith - questions, doubts & choices about an unchanging God by Hidalgo, Michael.

Changing faith - questions, doubts & choices about an unchanging God

Aug 28, 2015
Circle of eight - creating magic for your place on earth by Meredith, Jane, 1964-

Circle of eight - creating magic for your place on earth

Aug 28, 2015
Courage & defiance - stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark by Hopkinson, Deborah.

Courage & defiance - stories of spies, saboteurs, and survivors in World War II Denmark

"Critically acclaimed Sibert Honor author Deborah Hopkinson brings to bold life the remarkable story of the Danish resistance and rescue of over 7,000 Jews during WWII. When the Nazis invaded Denmark on Tuesday, April 9, 1940, the people of this tiny country to the north of Germany awoke to a devastating surprise. The government of Denmark surrendered quietly, and the Danes were ordered to go about their daily lives as if nothing had changed. But everything had changed. Award-winning author De

Aug 28, 2015
Discover Las Vegas - experience the best of Las Vegas by Benson, Sara, author.

Discover Las Vegas - experience the best of Las Vegas

Aug 28, 2015
Dinner solved! - 100 ingenious recipes that make the whole family happy, including you by Workman, Katie.

Dinner solved! - 100 ingenious recipes that make the whole family happy, including you

Aug 28, 2015
Drop the rock - removing character defects - steps six and seven by P., Bill, 1947-

Drop the rock - removing character defects - steps six and seven

Aug 28, 2015
Enchanted air - two cultures, two wings - a memoir by Engle, Margarita.

Enchanted air - two cultures, two wings - a memoir

"In this ... memoir, Margarita Engle, the first Latina woman to receive a Newbery Honor, tells of growing up as a child of two cultures during the Cold War"--Amazon.com.

Aug 28, 2015
Epidemiology - the fight against Ebola & other diseases by Hand, Carol, 1945-

Epidemiology - the fight against Ebola & other diseases

Ebola: story of an epidemic--What is epidemiology?--The earliest epidemiology--Worldwide diseases--Scientific study of disease--New weapons against epidemics--modern epidemiology--getting a handle on pandemics--Epidemiology present and future.

Aug 28, 2015
Everyday witchcraft - making time for spirit in a too-busy world by Blake, Deborah, 1960- author.

Everyday witchcraft - making time for spirit in a too-busy world

Aug 28, 2015
The face that changed it all by Johnson, Beverly, 1952-

The face that changed it all

In her revelatory and redemptive memoir, Beverly Johnson, the first African American supermodel to grace the cover of Vogue, recounts her career in her own passionate and deeply honest voice. She chronicles her childhood as a studious, and sometimes bullied, bookworm during the sixties. She left college to pursue modeling and a successful three-decade career followed. Amid glamorous tales of the hard partying of the 1970s and Hollywood during the eighties, she details her many encounters and fri

Aug 28, 2015
Food science - you are what you eat / by Amanda Lanser ; content consultant, Sarah W. Tracy, Associate Professor of Honors and the History of Medicine, University of Oklahoma. by Lanser, Amanda, author.

Food science - you are what you eat / by Amanda Lanser ; content consultant, Sarah W. Tracy, Associate Professor of Honors and the History of Medicine, University of Oklahoma.

"This title presents the history of food science. Vivid text details how early studies of nutrition and food chemistry led to today's food safety standards and genetically modified crops. It also puts a spotlight on the brilliant scientists who made these advances possible."--Publisher's website.

Aug 28, 2015
Genetics - unlocking the secrets of life by Lokere, Jillian, author.

Genetics - unlocking the secrets of life

Aug 28, 2015
Good mourning by Meyer, Elizabeth, 1985-

Good mourning

Aug 28, 2015
Gorillas in the mist by Fossey, Dian.

Gorillas in the mist

One of the most important books ever written about our connection to the natural world, GORILLAS IN THE MIST is the riveting account of Dian Fossey's thirteen years in a remote African rain forest with the greatest of the great apes. Fossey's extraordinary efforts to ensure the future of the rain forest and its remaining mountain gorillas are captured in her own words and in candid photographs of this fascinating endangered species. As only she could, Fossey combined her personal adventure story

Aug 28, 2015
Handmade interiors. by

Handmade interiors.

Make your home uniquely yours with Handmade Interiors, the one-stop guide to creating your own bespoke soft furnishings... Compiled by experts in home design who offer advice on fabrics and variations to tailor to your specific home decoration needs. The easy to follow format makes this the perfect guide for novices and experts alike, covering the whole process of creating professional looking furnishings, from measuring, all the way through to installing your finished project.

Aug 28, 2015
The Hot l Baltimore - a play by Wilson, Lanford, 1937-2011.

The Hot l Baltimore - a play

Aug 28, 2015