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Sonic wind - the story of John Paul Stapp and how a renegade doctor became the fastest man on Earth by Ryan, Craig, 1953-

Sonic wind - the story of John Paul Stapp and how a renegade doctor became the fastest man on Earth

Documents the pivotal contributions of the late scientific visionary behind the development of seatbelts and ejection seats, outlining his dramatic experiments and battles for safety legislation that have been credited with saving millions of lives.

Aug 26, 2015
Spain - the centre of the world, 1519-1682 by Goodwin, Robert, 1969- author.

Spain - the centre of the world, 1519-1682

Describes the golden age of the Spanish Empire, which saw discovery, adventure, and political and social changes and was populated by such legendary figures as the Duke of Alba, El Greco, and Miguel de Cervantes.

Aug 28, 2015
Spirituality of gratitude - the unexpected blessings of thankfulness by Kang, Joshua Choonmin.

Spirituality of gratitude - the unexpected blessings of thankfulness

Aug 26, 2015
Stagg vs. Yost - the birth of cutthroat football by Kryk, John.

Stagg vs. Yost - the birth of cutthroat football

Aug 27, 2015
Steppes - the plants and ecology of the world's semi-arid regions by Bone, Michael, author.

Steppes - the plants and ecology of the world's semi-arid regions

Aug 25, 2015
Straight to hell - true tales of deviance, debauchery, and billion-dollar deals by Lefevre, John, author.

Straight to hell - true tales of deviance, debauchery, and billion-dollar deals

The investment banker behind the popular Twitter account @GSElevator offers a behind-the-scenes account of his wild life of excess.

Aug 28, 2015
Style me vintage. Home - a practical and inspirational guide to retro interior design by Harris, Keeley, author.

Style me vintage. Home - a practical and inspirational guide to retro interior design

The Style Me Vintage treatment is now given to homes--real stylish homes feature owners' stories and style notesCelebrating the perennial interest in incorporating vintage flea-market finds into interior schemes, this book is a feast of retro inspiration. With practical information on how to identitfy and source original vintage homewares, there is also plenty of inspiration on how to style your rooms according to your favored decade, whether it be the 1920s or the 1970s. There's also plenty of

Aug 26, 2015
Styled - secrets for arranging rooms, from tabletops to bookshelves by Henderson, Emily.

Styled - secrets for arranging rooms, from tabletops to bookshelves

Aug 28, 2015
Sufi path of love- the spiritual teachings of Rumi by Chittick, William C.

Sufi path of love- the spiritual teachings of Rumi

Aug 27, 2015
Sun signs. by Goodman, Linda, 1925-1995.

Sun signs.

An astrologist describes ways to identify people born under different signs and to predict or analyze personality traits

Aug 28, 2015
Symphony for the City of the Dead - Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by Anderson, Matthew Tobin

Symphony for the City of the Dead - Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad

Aug 28, 2015
Teach us to want - longing, ambition & the life of faith by Michel, Jen Pollock, 1974-

Teach us to want - longing, ambition & the life of faith

A 2015 Christianity Today Book of the Year! As Christians, we're squeamish about desire. Isn't wanting sinful and selfish? Aren't we supposed to find and follow God's will rather than insisting upon our own? The story of each person is a story of want - desires unmet, hopes dashed, passions pursued and ambitions fulfilled. Our wants cannot be ignored. But when desire is informed by Scripture and re-formed by our spiritual practices, it can root us more deeply in the fundamental belief that God i

Aug 25, 2015
Thailand - from the source - authentic recipes from the people that know them best by Bush, Austin, author, photographer.

Thailand - from the source - authentic recipes from the people that know them best

Aug 26, 2015
That Winter the Wolf Came by Spahr, Juliana

That Winter the Wolf Came

Aug 27, 2015
The ABA consumer guide to employee rights - understanding and asserting your rights on the job by Freking, Randy, author.

The ABA consumer guide to employee rights - understanding and asserting your rights on the job

Aug 28, 2015
The American Bar Association consumer guide to asset protection planning - a step-by-step guide to preserving wealth by Matsen, Jeffrey R., author.

The American Bar Association consumer guide to asset protection planning - a step-by-step guide to preserving wealth

Aug 28, 2015
The annotated Alice, - Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898.

The annotated Alice, - Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass

"Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland comes this richly illustrated and expanded collector's edition of Martin Gardner's The Annotated Alice. First appearing in 1960, The Annotated Alice became an instant classic by, among other things, decoding the wordplay and mathematical riddles embedded within Lewis Carroll's masterpiece. As a result, Martin Gardner's groundbreaking work went on to sell over a million copies, establishing the modest math genius as one of our

Aug 28, 2015
The Anti-Inflammation Diet and Recipe Book - Protect Yourself and Your Family from Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Allergies, and More by Black, Jessica K.

The Anti-Inflammation Diet and Recipe Book - Protect Yourself and Your Family from Heart Disease, Arthritis, Diabetes, Allergies, and More

Aug 28, 2015
The Apartment therapy complete home book by Gillingham-Ryan, Maxwell.

The Apartment therapy complete home book

"The first-ever complete home book from Apartment Therapy, featuring every aspect of design and decorating from floor plans to paint, specific rooms to style approaches, with the goal of setting up and living well in a place you love"--

Aug 28, 2015
The archive thief - the man who salvaged French Jewish history in the wake of the Holocaust by Leff, Lisa Moses, author.

The archive thief - the man who salvaged French Jewish history in the wake of the Holocaust

Aug 28, 2015