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The World's Largest Man by Key, Harrison Scott

The World's Largest Man

Apr 24, 2015
The wow factor - how to create it, inspire it, and achieve it by Zegree, Stephen.

The wow factor - how to create it, inspire it, and achieve it

Apr 25, 2015
Their last full measure - the final days of the Civil War by Wheelan, Joseph, author.

Their last full measure - the final days of the Civil War

Describes the events surrounding the Civil War during the first months of 1865 and how together they brought about the climax of the bloodiest war fought on American soil.

Apr 24, 2015
They are all my family - a daring rescue in the chaos of Saigon's fall by Riordan, John P., author.

They are all my family - a daring rescue in the chaos of Saigon's fall

"In the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War in April 1975, as Americans fled and their Vietnamese allies and employees prepared for the worst, John Riordan, the assistant manager of Citibank's Saigon branch, succeeded in rescuing 105 Vietnamese. They were his 33 Vietnamese staff members and their families. Unable to secure exit papers for the employees, Citibank ordered Riordan to leave the country alone. Safe in Hong Kong, Riordan could not imagine leaving behind his employees and defied inst

Apr 20, 2015
This astounding close- the road to Bennett Place by Bradley, Mark L.

This astounding close- the road to Bennett Place

Apr 23, 2015
This present moment - new poems by Snyder, Gary, 1930-

This present moment - new poems

"This present moment That lives on To become Long ago." For his first collection of new poems since his celebrated Danger on Peaks, published in 2004, Gary Snyder finds himself ranging over the planet. Journeys to the Dolomites, to the north shore of Lake Tahoe, from Paris and Tuscany to the shrine at Delphi, from Santa Fe to Sella Pass, Snyder lays out these poems as a map of the last decade. Placed side-by-side, they become a path and a trail of complexity and lyrical regard, a sort of riprap

Apr 25, 2015
Three kinds of motion - Kerouac, Pollock, and the making of American highways by Hanick, Riley, author.

Three kinds of motion - Kerouac, Pollock, and the making of American highways

""Like a great conversationalist, Hanick paints a generous canvas, and I rode the length of this powerful book much like I first experienced the American interstate: songs on the stereo, windows down, and the bittersweet sense that youth is fleeting. Three Kinds of Motion holds open a wild and beautiful journey, not to be missed."-Thalia FieldIn 1943, Peggy Guggenheim commissioned a mural from Jackson Pollock to hang in the entryway of her Manhattan townhouse. It was the largest Pollock canvas s

Apr 20, 2015
Three many cooks - one mom, two daughters - their shared stories of food, faith & family by Anderson, Pam, 1957-

Three many cooks - one mom, two daughters - their shared stories of food, faith & family

"When the women behind the popular blog Three Many Cooks gather in the busiest room in the house, there are never too many cooks in the kitchen. Now acclaimed cookbook author Pam Anderson and her daughters, Maggy Keet and Sharon Damelio, blend compelling reflections and well-loved recipes into one funny, candid, and irresistible book. Together, Pam, Maggy, and Sharon reveal the challenging give-and-take between mothers and daughters, the passionate belief that food nourishes both body and soul,

Apr 20, 2015
Tiny house living - ideas for building and living well in less than 400 square feet by Mitchell, Ryan, author.

Tiny house living - ideas for building and living well in less than 400 square feet

Free yourself from clutter, mortgages and home maintenance while making more room for th important things. Mitchell helps you explore the philosophies behind the tiny house movement, determine whether it's a good fit for you, and transition to a smaller space.

Apr 25, 2015
Top 10 Cancun and the Yucatan by Rider, Nick, author.

Top 10 Cancun and the Yucatan

Pocket guide to Mexican resort towns, including best beaches, clubs, kid-friendly places, colonial towns, wildlife preserves, fishing, and best hotels for every budget.

Apr 24, 2015
Touch by Field, Tiffany, author.

Touch

Apr 24, 2015
Tough times never last, but tough people do! by Schuller, Robert H. (Robert Harold), 1926-2015.

Tough times never last, but tough people do!

Through Dr. Schuller's dynamic principles, you can learn 4 ways to evaluate a new idea, 10 commandments of possibility thinking, 5 principles for putting problems in a proper perspective, 18 principles of leadership, 5 phases necessary for the faith to move mountains, 5 ways to overcome a "brownout" and prevent a burnout, 25 action words to get you started and never let you quit.

Apr 25, 2015
Tox-sick - from toxic to not sick by Somers, Suzanne, 1946- author.

Tox-sick - from toxic to not sick

"Women's health pioneer, Suzanne Somers, aims to provide readers with an arsenal of solutions for thriving, not just surviving in an increasingly toxic world. Suzanne interviews cutting-edge doctors in the fields of environmental medicine and integrative health, providing a clear identification of the core reasons we're so 'tox-sick' as well as a whole-life plan for detoxifying your body, home, and life for optimal health, weight, and living"--

Apr 20, 2015
Twisted history - 32 true stories of torture, traitors, sadists and psychos... plus the most celebrated Saints in history by Watson, Howard, author.

Twisted history - 32 true stories of torture, traitors, sadists and psychos... plus the most celebrated Saints in history

Twisted History brings to life the stories of 32 historical figures -- murderers, assassins and traitors who embraced the dark side, and martyrs and innocents who paid with their lives in the pursuit of good, all of whom changed world history.

Apr 20, 2015
Ultimate plank fitness - for a strong core, killer abs--and a killer body by DeCurtins, Jen.

Ultimate plank fitness - for a strong core, killer abs--and a killer body

A safe, challenging, and effective method of core conditioning, planking is one of the best ways to get fit and toned. Variations of planks are used across many fitness domains including traditional group exercise, personal training, home workouts, yoga, pilates, barre, CrossFit and more. Not only are planks perfect for crafting six-pack abs, they also target shoulders, pectorals, biceps, triceps, glutes, quads, and hamstrings. They increase the heart rate, offer calorie-busting cardio exercise,

Apr 23, 2015
Uncle John's weird, weird world. by

Uncle John's weird, weird world.

Apr 25, 2015
Unoffendable - how just one change can make all of life better by Hansen, Brant, author.

Unoffendable - how just one change can make all of life better

Apr 25, 2015
Unplayable lies - (the only golf book you'll ever need) by Jenkins, Dan.

Unplayable lies - (the only golf book you'll ever need)

The author describes his favorite sport, from the strangest things that ever happened on a golf course to the most magical rounds he's ever seen.

Apr 24, 2015
Unraveling - high hopes and missed opportunities in Iraq by Sky, Emma, author.

Unraveling - high hopes and missed opportunities in Iraq

"When Emma Sky volunteered to help rebuild Iraq after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein in 2003, she had little idea what she was getting in to. Her assignment was only supposed to last three months. She went on to serve there longer than any other senior military or diplomatic figure, giving her an unrivaled perspective of the entire conflict. As the representative of the Coalition Provisional Authority in Kirkuk in 2003 and then the political advisor to US General Odierno from 2007-2010, Sky was

Apr 20, 2015
Up against the wall motherf**ker - a memoir of the '60s, with notes for next time by Neumann, Osha, 1939-

Up against the wall motherf**ker - a memoir of the '60s, with notes for next time

"Osha Neumann's thoughtful, funny, and honest account of his part in ’60s counterculture is also an unflinching look at what all that rebellion of the past means today. The fast moving story follows the establishment of the Motherfuckers, who influenced the Yippies and members of SDS; makes vivid the art, music, and politics of the era; and reveals the colorful, often deeply strange, personalities that gave the movement its momentum. Abbie Hoffman said the Motherfuckers were "the middle-class ni

Apr 22, 2015