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When my brother was an Aztec by Diaz, Natalie.

When my brother was an Aztec

Aug 15, 2014
When my brother was an Aztec by Diaz, Natalie.

When my brother was an Aztec

Aug 19, 2014
When Britain burned the White House - the 1814 invasion of Washington by Snow, Peter, 1938-

When Britain burned the White House - the 1814 invasion of Washington

Aug 19, 2014
Whatever happened to the metric system? - how America kept its feet by Marciano, John Bemelmans, author.

Whatever happened to the metric system? - how America kept its feet

Aug 13, 2014
What we won - America's secret war in Afghanistan, 1979-89 by Riedel, Bruce O.

What we won - America's secret war in Afghanistan, 1979-89

Aug 19, 2014
What we see when we read - a phenomenology ; with illustrations by Mendelsund, Peter.

What we see when we read - a phenomenology ; with illustrations

"A gorgeously unique, fully illustrated exploration into the phenomenology of reading--how we visualize images from reading works of literature, from one of our very best book jacket designers, himself a passionate reader. What do we see when we read? Did Tolstoy really describe Anna Karenina? Did Melville ever really tell us what, exactly, Ishmael looked like? The collection of fragmented images on a page--a graceful ear there, a stray curl, a hat positioned just so--and other clues and signifi

Aug 13, 2014
What stays in Vegas - the world of personal data--lifeblood of big business--and the end of privacy as we know it by Tanner, Adam.

What stays in Vegas - the world of personal data--lifeblood of big business--and the end of privacy as we know it

"In What Stays in Vegas, journalist Adam Tanner exposes the greatest threat to privacy today. It's not the NSA, but good-old American companies. Internet giants, leading retailers and other firms are gathering data behind the scenes with little oversightfrom anyone. "This is the information age, and information is power!" screamed DocuSearch, "America's Premier Resource for Private Investigator Searches & Lookups" in 1996-and they were right. In Las Vegas, no company knows this mantra better th

Aug 15, 2014
What do you want to create today? - build the life you want at work by Tobin, Bob.

What do you want to create today? - build the life you want at work

Aug 19, 2014
What color is your parachute? 2015 ed.- a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers by Bolles, Richard Nelson, author.

What color is your parachute? 2015 ed.- a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers

Explains how to identify personal goals and interests and reveals how to apply that information toward obtaining satisfying employment, with tips on interviews, salary-negotiation techniques, and career searching online.

Aug 19, 2014
Well-heeled - the smart girl's guide to getting rich by Scorgie, Lesley, author.

Well-heeled - the smart girl's guide to getting rich

A financial guide for young woman that discusses how to get out and stay out of debt, save more money, and be financially smart in relationships.

Aug 14, 2014
Wealthy barber returns- dramatically older and marginally wiser, David Chilton offers his unique perspectives on the world of money by Chilton, David Barr

Wealthy barber returns- dramatically older and marginally wiser, David Chilton offers his unique perspectives on the world of money

Aug 13, 2014
We make beer - inside the spirit and artistry of America's craft brewers by Lewis, Sean (Sports writer)

We make beer - inside the spirit and artistry of America's craft brewers

Aug 15, 2014
War dogs - tales of canine heroism, history, and love by Frankel, Rebecca.

War dogs - tales of canine heroism, history, and love

"Under the cover of night, deep in the desert of Afghanistan, a US Army handler led a Special Forces patrol with his military working dog. Without warning an insurgent popped up, his weapon raised. At the handler's command, the dog charged their attacker. There was the flash of steel, the blur of fur, and the sound of a single shot; the handler watched his dog take a bullet. During the weeks it would take the dog to heal, the handler never left its side. The dog had saved his life. Loyal and cou

Aug 19, 2014
Village of Secrets - Defying the Nazis in Vichy France by Moorehead, Caroline

Village of Secrets - Defying the Nazis in Vichy France

Aug 19, 2014
Viking knits and ancient ornaments - interlace patterns from around the world in modern knitwear by Lavold, Elsebeth.

Viking knits and ancient ornaments - interlace patterns from around the world in modern knitwear

Provides advice for knitters on how to find inspiration in the illustrated examples of ancient ornaments and shares a selection of sweater and accessory patterns which incorporate such designs and motifs as loops, rings, chains, knots, S-hooks, and braiding.

Aug 19, 2014
Viking knits and ancient ornaments - interlace patterns from around the world in modern knitwear by Lavold, Elsebeth, author.

Viking knits and ancient ornaments - interlace patterns from around the world in modern knitwear

Provides advice for knitters on how to find inspiration in the illustrated examples of ancient ornaments and shares a selection of sweater and accessory patterns which incorporate such designs and motifs as loops, rings, chains, knots, S-hooks, and braiding.

Aug 15, 2014
Vampires are us - understanding our love affair with the immortal dark side by Adler, Margot.

Vampires are us - understanding our love affair with the immortal dark side

""Vampires. Why do we care? In these pages you will find what is very simply, the most literate, imaginative, and just plain fascinating answer to that question ever written." Whitley StrieberIn a culture that does not do death particularly well, we are obsessed with mortality. Margot Adler writes, "Vampires let us play with death and the issue of mortality. They let us ponder what it would mean to be truly long lived. Would the long view allow us to see the world differently, imagine social str

Aug 15, 2014
Up for sale - human trafficking and modern slavery by Behnke, Alison.

Up for sale - human trafficking and modern slavery

Aug 13, 2014
Unlikely Heroes - 37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal Kingdom by Holland, Jennifer (COR)

Unlikely Heroes - 37 Inspiring Stories of Courage and Heart from the Animal Kingdom

Aug 19, 2014
United States of Bread - Our Nation's Homebaking Heritage- from Sandwich Loaves to Sourdough, Quickbreads to Sweet Rolls by Kane, Adrienne

United States of Bread - Our Nation's Homebaking Heritage- from Sandwich Loaves to Sourdough, Quickbreads to Sweet Rolls

Aug 19, 2014