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What Have Plants Ever Done for Us? - Western Civilization in Fifty Plants by Harris, Stephen

What Have Plants Ever Done for Us? - Western Civilization in Fifty Plants

Jun 23, 2016
Well played - the ultimate guide to awakening your family's playful spirit by Sinclair, Meredith, author.

Well played - the ultimate guide to awakening your family's playful spirit

Jun 23, 2016
Well played - the ultimate guide to awakening your family's playful spirit by Sinclair, Meredith L. (Meredith Lee), 1970- author.

Well played - the ultimate guide to awakening your family's playful spirit

Jun 29, 2016
Welcome to culinary school - a culinary student survival guide by Traster, Daniel, author.

Welcome to culinary school - a culinary student survival guide

Jun 29, 2016
We are not such things - the murder of a young American, a South African township, and the search for truth and reconciliation by Van der Leun, Justine, author.

We are not such things - the murder of a young American, a South African township, and the search for truth and reconciliation

Recounts the story of a young American anti-apartheid activist and Fulbright scholar who was murdered by black residents of Cape Town, who ultimately were granted amnesty and worked with the woman's parents to create an educational foundation for justice.

Jun 29, 2016
Water from an ancient well - Celtic spirituality for modern life by McIntosh, Kenneth, 1959-

Water from an ancient well - Celtic spirituality for modern life

"Discover the world of the ancient Celtic Christians and find practical insights for living in the twenty-first century. Using storytelling, careful research, and personal experience, the author invites you to get to know Brendan and Brigid, Columba and Patrick, as well as Myrddin (better known as Merlin) and other lesser-known figures from the great pageant of Celtic history. These stories both entertain and inspire; rooted in legend and history, they offer us here-and-now hope and insight."--P

Jun 28, 2016
Wartime basketball - the emergence of a national sport during World War II by Stark, Douglas (Douglas Andrew), 1972- author.

Wartime basketball - the emergence of a national sport during World War II

"Wartime Basketball tells the story of basketball's survival and development during World War II and how those years profoundly affected the game's growth after the war. Prior to World War II, basketball--professional and collegiate--was largely a regional game, with different styles played throughout the country. Among its many impacts on home-front life, the war forced pro and amateur leagues to contract and combine rosters to stay competitive. At the same time, the U.S. military created base

Jun 28, 2016
Warren Zevon - desperado of Los Angeles by Plasketes, George.

Warren Zevon - desperado of Los Angeles

Jun 29, 2016
Wampum - how Indian tribes, the Mafia, and an inattentive Congress invented Indian casino gaming and created a $28 billion gambling empire by Mitchell, Donald, 1947 January 23- author.

Wampum - how Indian tribes, the Mafia, and an inattentive Congress invented Indian casino gaming and created a $28 billion gambling empire

"A history of Indian casinos in America reveals the lesser-known partnership between Native American tribes and the Mafia that has been responsible for the creation of hundreds of Vegas-style casinos throughout the United States, in part by taking advantage of historical injustices and cultural protections,"--NoveList.

Jun 28, 2016
Walking with the muses - a memoir by Cleveland, Pat, author.

Walking with the muses - a memoir

An "account of the international adventures of fashion model Pat Cleveland--one of the first black supermodels during the wild sixties and seventies"--Amazon.com.

Jun 29, 2016
Walking with the muses - a memoir by Cleveland, Pat, author.

Walking with the muses - a memoir

One of the first black supermodels describes her time jet-setting around the world, walking runways, and partying with rock stars and actors during the wild, glamorous, and gritty 1960s and 1970s.

Jun 23, 2016
Wake up you! - the rise and fall of Nigerian rock, 1972-1977. Vol. 1. by

Wake up you! - the rise and fall of Nigerian rock, 1972-1977. Vol. 1.

"... Nigeria descended into Civil War in the 1967. The rock scene that developed during the following three years of bloodshed and destruction would come to heal the country."--Back cover of accompanying book.

Jun 29, 2016
Voyage Le Corbusier - drawing on the road by Brillhart, Jacob.

Voyage Le Corbusier - drawing on the road

Presents the sketchbook drawings and watercolors of the French architect created when he was a young student traveling through Europe, demonstrating his ability for composition, design, and abstraction.

Jun 23, 2016
Voyage Le Corbusier - drawing on the road by Brillhart, Jacob, author.

Voyage Le Corbusier - drawing on the road

Jun 29, 2016
Volleyball - steps to success by Schmidt, Becky, 1976-

Volleyball - steps to success

Jun 23, 2016
Volleyball - steps to success by Schmidt, Becky, 1976-

Volleyball - steps to success

Jun 29, 2016
Vegangelical - how caring for animals can shape your faith by King, Sarah Withrow, 1978- author.

Vegangelical - how caring for animals can shape your faith

Jun 29, 2016
Uproot - travels in twenty-first-century music and digital culture by Clayton, Jace, author.

Uproot - travels in twenty-first-century music and digital culture

Jun 23, 2016
Understanding fibromyalgia - an introduction for patients and caregivers by Ali, Naheed, 1981- author.

Understanding fibromyalgia - an introduction for patients and caregivers

"Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder associated with overall body pain and discomfort. Although the condition is not a variety of other neurological disorders or even arthritis, it possesses some of the same symptoms. There are an estimated 10 million Americans suffering with fibromyalgia, and estimates suggest that three to six percent of the world's population have symptoms of fibromyalgia. The medical costs of treatment coupled with lost productivity have been estimated in the billions of doll

Jun 29, 2016
Understanding Compression - Data Compression for Modern Developers by Mcanlis, Colt/ Haecky, Aleks

Understanding Compression - Data Compression for Modern Developers

Jun 29, 2016