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Torn veil- the best-selling story of Gulshan Esther by Esther, Sister Gulshan

Torn veil- the best-selling story of Gulshan Esther

Dec 17, 2014
Touch - the science of hand, heart, and mind by Linden, David J., 1961-

Touch - the science of hand, heart, and mind

"Johns Hopkins neuroscientist and bestselling author of The Compass of Pleasure, David J. Linden presents an engaging and fascinating examination of how the interface between our sense of touch and our emotional responses affects our social interactions as well as our general health and development. Accessible in its wit and clarity, Touch explores scientific advances in the understanding of touch that help explain our sense of self and our experience of the world. From skin to nerves to brain,

Dec 17, 2014
Towards collective liberation - anti-racist organizing, feminist praxis, and movement building strategy by Crass, Chris, author.

Towards collective liberation - anti-racist organizing, feminist praxis, and movement building strategy

Dec 17, 2014
Toymaking with children by Jaffke, Freya.

Toymaking with children

"... Instructions for making a wide variety of toys, from simple knotted animals and playcloths, to a dollshouse, a play store, puppets, boats and trains, and many varieties of dolls"--From publisher description.

Dec 17, 2014
Travelling to infinity - my life with Stephen by Hawking, Jane, author.

Travelling to infinity - my life with Stephen

The wife of the reknowned British physicist describes their courtship and marriage, her years caring for his physical needs, his rise to prominence as a scientist and world celebrity, their bitter divorce, and later reconciliation.

Dec 17, 2014
Trees of Eastern North America by Nelson, Gil, 1949- author.

Trees of Eastern North America

Covers 825 species, including all the native and naturalized trees of the United States and Canada as far west as the Great Plains. Descriptions present details of size, shape, growth habit, bark, leaves, flowers, fruit, flowering and fruiting times, habitat, and range maps for native species, as well as specially commissioned artwork, up-to-date taxonomy and names, information on the most recently naturalized species, keys to leaves and twigs, and an introduction to tree identification, forest

Dec 17, 2014
Triathlon Training by Katai, Steve/ Barr, Colin

Triathlon Training

Dec 16, 2014
Twenty poems that could save America and other essays by Hoagland, Tony, author.

Twenty poems that could save America and other essays

A fearless, wide-ranging book on the state of poetry and American literary culture by Tony Hoagland, the author of What Narcissism Means to Me. Twenty Poems That Could Save America presents insightful essays on the craft of poetry and a bold conversation about the role of poetry in contemporary culture. Essays on the "vertigo" effects of new poetry give way to appraisals of Robert Bly, Sharon Olds, and Dean Young. At the heart of this book is an honesty and curiosity about the ways poetry can in

Dec 17, 2014
Ultimate Guide Trellises & Arbors - Plan, Design, Build by Hylton, Bill/ Chiarelli, Donna (PHT)

Ultimate Guide Trellises & Arbors - Plan, Design, Build

Dec 15, 2014
Unrequited - Women and Romantic Obsession by Phillips, Lisa A.

Unrequited - Women and Romantic Obsession

Dec 17, 2014
Unruly places - lost spaces, secret cities, and other inscrutable geographies by Bonnett, Alastair, 1964-

Unruly places - lost spaces, secret cities, and other inscrutable geographies

"The real-life answers to Italo Calvino's Invisible Cities, Unruly Places explores the most extraordinary, off-grid, offbeat places on the planet. Alastair Bonnett's tour of the planet's most unlikely micro-nations, moving villages, secret cities, and no man's lands shows us the modern world from surprising new vantage points, bound to inspire urban explorers, off-the-beaten-trail wanderers, and armchair travelers. He connects what we see on maps to what's happening in the world by looking at th

Dec 17, 2014
Urban astronomy - stargazing from towns & suburbs by Scagell, Robin, author.

Urban astronomy - stargazing from towns & suburbs

Dec 17, 2014
Urban sketching and painting. by Barron's Education Series, Inc. (COR)

Urban sketching and painting.

Offers information on urban sketching and painting, including architectural rendering, perspective drawing, the human figure, parks and gardens, and scenes illuminated by artificial light.

Dec 17, 2014
Vanya. A True Story by Grant, Myrna.

Vanya. A True Story

Dec 16, 2014
Veranda - a passion for living - houses of style and inspiration by Englefield, Carolyn.

Veranda - a passion for living - houses of style and inspiration

"What makes a home exceptional, with an unforgettable sense of personality and passion? The answer [is revealed in this collection] of 30 ... European houses, from France and Italy to Switzerland and Sweden"--Amazon.com.

Dec 17, 2014
Waiting on God - strength for today and hope for tomorrow by Stanley, Charles F.

Waiting on God - strength for today and hope for tomorrow

Dec 17, 2014
Warfare in the Roman Republic - from the Etruscan Wars to the Battle of Actium by Brice, Lee L. (EDT)

Warfare in the Roman Republic - from the Etruscan Wars to the Battle of Actium

Dec 17, 2014
Washington's revolution - the making of a leader by Middlekauf, Robert.

Washington's revolution - the making of a leader

Dec 17, 2014
Waterloo - Wellington, Napoleon, and the battle that saved Europe by Corrigan, Gordon.

Waterloo - Wellington, Napoleon, and the battle that saved Europe

Presents a history of the campaign and battle that profiles its armies, commanders, and other key contributors against a backdrop of war-torn future Belgium to share new insights into the conflict's relevance and legacy.

Dec 17, 2014
Wayfaring strangers - the musical voyage from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia by Ritchie, Fiona, 1960- author.

Wayfaring strangers - the musical voyage from Scotland and Ulster to Appalachia

Throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, a steady stream of Scots migrated to Ulster and eventually onward across the Atlantic to resettle in the United States. Many of these Scots-Irish immigrants made their way into the mountains of the southern Appalachian region. They brought with them a wealth of traditional ballads and tunes from the British Isles and Ireland. Their enduring legacy of music flows today from Appalachia back to Ireland and Scotland and around the globe.

Dec 17, 2014