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Turning into dwelling - poems by Gilbert, Christopher, 1949- author.

Turning into dwelling - poems

Jul 28, 2015
Twelve yards - the art and psychology of the perfect penalty kick by Lyttleton, Ben.

Twelve yards - the art and psychology of the perfect penalty kick

"An all-encompassing look at the penalty kick, soccer's all-or-nothing play--its legendary moments and the secrets to its success No stretch of grass has been the site of more glory or heartbreak in the world of sports than the few dozen paces between goalkeeper and penalty kicker in soccer. In theory, it's simple: place the ball beyond a single defender and secure a place in history. But once the chosen players make the lonely march from their respective sides of the pitch, everything changes,

Jul 31, 2015
Twist, turn & tie - 50 Japanese kumihimo braids by Kemp, Beth, author.

Twist, turn & tie - 50 Japanese kumihimo braids

Introduces the traditional Japanese art of cord braiding and features step-by-step instructions for completing fifty projects with the included kumihimo disk.

Jul 31, 2015
Two percent solutions for the planet - 50 low-cost, low-tech, nature-based practices for combatting hunger, drought, and climate change by White, Courtney, 1960-

Two percent solutions for the planet - 50 low-cost, low-tech, nature-based practices for combatting hunger, drought, and climate change

Jul 31, 2015
Understanding autism - the essential guide for parents by Williams, Katrina, author.

Understanding autism - the essential guide for parents

Jul 31, 2015
Understanding mass incarceration - a people's guide to the key civil rights struggle of our time by Kilgore, James William, 1947-

Understanding mass incarceration - a people's guide to the key civil rights struggle of our time

"We all know that orange is the new black and mass incarceration is the new Jim Crow, but how much do we actually know about the structure, goals, and impact of our criminal justice system? Understanding Mass Incarceration offers the first comprehensive overview of the incarceration apparatus put in place by the world's largest jailer: the United States. Drawing on a growing body of academic and professional work, Understanding Mass Incarceration describes in plain English the many competing th

Jul 31, 2015
Undocumented - a Dominican boy's odyssey from a homeless shelter to the Ivy League by Padilla Peralta, Dan-el, author.

Undocumented - a Dominican boy's odyssey from a homeless shelter to the Ivy League

Jul 31, 2015
Unfinished Business - Equality for Women and Men, Work and Family by Slaughter, Anne-Marie

Unfinished Business - Equality for Women and Men, Work and Family

Jul 31, 2015
Unlikeable - The Problem With Hillary by Klein, Edward

Unlikeable - The Problem With Hillary

Jul 31, 2015
Unmanned - drones, data, and the illusion of perfect warfare by Arkin, William M., author.

Unmanned - drones, data, and the illusion of perfect warfare

"Unmanned is an in-depth examination of why seemingly successful wars never seem to end. The problem centers on drones, now accumulated in the thousands, the front end of a spying and killing machine that is disconnected from either security or safety. Drones, however, are only part of the problem. William Arkin shows that security is actually undermined by an impulse to gather as much data as possible, the appetite and the theory both skewed towards the notion that no amount is too much. And ye

Jul 31, 2015
Upgrading and repairing PCs by Mueller, Scott, author.

Upgrading and repairing PCs

Jul 31, 2015
Vatican diaries - a behind-the-scenes look at the power, personalities, and politics at the heart of the Catholic Church by Thavis, John.

Vatican diaries - a behind-the-scenes look at the power, personalities, and politics at the heart of the Catholic Church

"Thavis reveals Vatican City as a place struggling to define itself in the face of internal and external threats, where Curia cardinals fight private wars and sexual abuse scandals threaten to undermine papal authority. Thavis also takes readers through the politicking behind the election of Pope Francis and what we might expect from his papacy." --P. [4] of cover.

Jul 31, 2015
Water to the angels - William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles by Standiford, Les, author.

Water to the angels - William Mulholland, his monumental aqueduct, and the rise of Los Angeles

Documents the story of William Mulholland's Los Angeles aqueduct, the largest public water project ever built, describing how it transformed a small desert city into a modern metropolis.

Jul 31, 2015
Watercolours unleashed by Betteridge, Jane, author.

Watercolours unleashed

Creativity and imaginative use of the popular watercolour medium suffuses every part of Jane Betteridge's work. In this, her first book, she shares her painting techniques and methods with you. Learn to use watercolour paints in unusual and surprising ways to create works bursting with vibrancy and beauty.

Jul 28, 2015
What happens in Vegas stays on YouTube by Qualman, Erik, 1972-

What happens in Vegas stays on YouTube

Jul 31, 2015
When the impossible happens - adventures in non-ordinary realities by Grof, Stanislav, 1931-

When the impossible happens - adventures in non-ordinary realities

Jul 31, 2015
White Dresses - A Memoir of Love and Secrets, Mothers and Daughters by Peterson, Mary Pflum

White Dresses - A Memoir of Love and Secrets, Mothers and Daughters

Jul 31, 2015
Why Religion Is Immoral - And Other Interventions by Hitchens, Christopher

Why Religion Is Immoral - And Other Interventions

Jul 31, 2015
Why We Work by Schwartz, Barry

Why We Work

Jul 31, 2015
Windows 10 for Seniors - Get Started With Windows 10 by Studio Visual Steps (COR)

Windows 10 for Seniors - Get Started With Windows 10

Jul 31, 2015