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Downton Abbey - rules for household staff. by St Martins Press (COR)

Downton Abbey - rules for household staff.

Covers all the main positions of the Downton, household footman, lady's maid, housekeeper, and groundsman and includes a general introduction for new members of the staff from Carson the Butler.

Dec 16, 2014
Downton Abbey rules for household staff by Barnes, Justyn, author.

Downton Abbey rules for household staff

"Containing the most approved directions and guidance for staff in every station within the household in order to discharge their duties correctly & with efficiency, with particular instructions for the butler, housekeeper, cook, valet. lady's maid, footman, housemaid, kitchen staff, and including useful information on tried and tested methods for all."

Dec 21, 2014
Dragon NaturallySpeaking for dummies by Diamond, Stephanie, author.

Dragon NaturallySpeaking for dummies

Dec 17, 2014
Dreaming in Indian - contemporary Native American voices by Charleyboy, Lisa (EDT)/ Leatherdale, Mary Beth (EDT)

Dreaming in Indian - contemporary Native American voices

Profiles over fifty emerging and established contemporary Native American artists and provides samples of their work.

Dec 19, 2014
Drink time! - in the company of Patrick Leigh Fermoir - a memoir by Payás, Dolores, author.

Drink time! - in the company of Patrick Leigh Fermoir - a memoir

In 2009, Patrick Leigh Fermor's Spanish-language translator, Dolores Paya´s, visited her subject for the first time in his house in Greece. Out of this first encounter came a friendship that lasted until the writer's death two years later. This charming account was born of those hours spent in his company, a highly personal and moving depiction of the legendary adventurer and man of letters during his final years, surrounded by his drinks, his guests and, above all, his books.

Dec 19, 2014
Driven to distraction at work - how to focus and be more productive by Hallowell, Edward M.

Driven to distraction at work - how to focus and be more productive

"From the bestselling author of Driven to Distraction, the world's leading expert on ADD and ADHD tackles attention deficit inside today's workplaces. Ned Hallowell, known for his work with children and adults, now identifies the underlying reasons why people really lose their ability to focus at work--where many of today's adults feel distracted and unproductive. He explains why commonly offered solutions like "learn to manage your time better" or "make a to-do list" just don't work because th

Dec 19, 2014
Ducks, geese, and swans of North America by Baldassarre, Guy

Ducks, geese, and swans of North America

Dec 21, 2014
Earth is my witness - the photography of Art Wolfe by Wolfe, Art, author, photographer.

Earth is my witness - the photography of Art Wolfe

Gathers photographs from throughout Wolfe's career, including views of natural phenomena, wildlife, and traditional peoples, some of them opening out into four-page-wide spreads.

Dec 21, 2014
Eat right for your sight - simple, tasty recipes that help reduce the risk of vision loss from macular degeneration by Thompson, Jennifer Trainer.

Eat right for your sight - simple, tasty recipes that help reduce the risk of vision loss from macular degeneration

Dec 21, 2014
Eat Smart in Denmark - How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure by Schroeder, Carol L./ Schroeder, Katrina A.

Eat Smart in Denmark - How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure

Dec 19, 2014
Eat Yourself Pregnant - Essential Recipes to Boosting Your Fertility Naturally by West, Zita/ Bailey, Christine (CON)

Eat Yourself Pregnant - Essential Recipes to Boosting Your Fertility Naturally

Dec 19, 2014
Ebola for Dummies by Consumer Dummies (COR)

Ebola for Dummies

Dec 16, 2014
Echoes of heartsounds - a memoir by Lear, Martha Weinman, author.

Echoes of heartsounds - a memoir

When Lear is examined by a doctor the day after a seemingly minor medical episode, "the verdict is shocking. So begins an account, filled with grace, humor, and ferocity, of her harrowing journey to recovery, beset by mysterious complications. She finds herself in the same hospital--in the same coronary unit, being treated by the same cardiologist--where her late husband Hal was a staff doctor and then a patient before he died there. The past is inescapably present"--Amazon.com.

Dec 21, 2014
Einstein - the life of a genius by Isaacson, Walter.

Einstein - the life of a genius

Dec 19, 2014
Eleanor - the years alone by Lash, Joseph P., 1909-1987, author.

Eleanor - the years alone

Recounts Eleanor Roosevelt's efforts on behalf of world peace and social betterment following Franklin Roosevelt's death in 1945.

Dec 19, 2014
Electronics from the ground up - learn by hacking, designing & inventing by Quan, Ronald, author.

Electronics from the ground up - learn by hacking, designing & inventing

Discover the inner-workings of electronics through innovative hands-on experiments. Are you fascinated by the power of even the smallest electronic device? Electronics from the Ground Up guides you through step-by-step experiments that reveal how electronic circuits function so you can advance your skills and design custom circuits. You'll work with a range of circuits and signals related to optical emitters and receivers, audio, oscillators, and video. This practical resource explains component

Dec 21, 2014
Embrace the suck - what I learned at the box about hard work, (very) sore muscles, and burpees before sunrise by Madden, Stephen, author.

Embrace the suck - what I learned at the box about hard work, (very) sore muscles, and burpees before sunrise

A lifelong amateur athlete and former editor of "Bicycling" magazine chronicles the year he devoted to trying to master all of the basic CrossFit exercises and immersing himself in the paleo diet.

Dec 21, 2014
Empire of cotton - a global history by Beckert, Sven.

Empire of cotton - a global history

"The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality in the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism. Sven Beckert's rich, fascinating book tells the story of how, in a remarkably brief period, European entrepreneurs and powerful statesmen recast the world's most significant manufacturing industry combining imperial expansion and slave labor with new machines and wage workers to change the world. Here is the story of how, beginning well before the a

Dec 19, 2014
Encyclopedia of natural magic by Greer, John Michael

Encyclopedia of natural magic

Dec 21, 2014
Envisioning freedom - cinema and the building of modern Black life by Caddoo, Cara, 1978-

Envisioning freedom - cinema and the building of modern Black life

Dec 19, 2014