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America's Bank - The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve by Lowenstein, Roger

America's Bank - The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve

Jul 31, 2015
America invades - how we've invaded or been militarily involved with almost every country on earth by Kelly, Christopher (Christopher Robert), 1959- author.

America invades - how we've invaded or been militarily involved with almost every country on earth

America has invaded 43% of the countries in the world, and it has been militarily involved with nearly all the rest. This book offers a global tour of America's military activity, arranged by country, relating a history of gallantry and sacrifice as America has spread its power and influence worldwide.--Publisher.

Jul 28, 2015
Ally - my journey across the American-Israeli divide by Oren, Michael B., 1955- author.

Ally - my journey across the American-Israeli divide

Michael Oren served as the Israeli ambassador to the United States from 2009 to 2013. An American by birth and a historian by training, Oren arrived at his diplomatic post just as Benjamin Netanyahu, Barack Obama, and Hillary Clinton assumed office. During Oren's tenure in office, Israel and America grappled with the Palestinian peace process, the Arab Spring, and existential threats to Israel posed by international terrorism and the Iranian nuclear program. Forged in the Truman administration,

Jul 31, 2015
Allen Klein - the man who bailed out the Beatles, made the Stones, and transformed rock & roll by Goodman, Fred, author.

Allen Klein - the man who bailed out the Beatles, made the Stones, and transformed rock & roll

"The story of notorious manager Allen Klein, revealing new, behind-the-scenes details about some of the biggest rock bands in history"-- $c Provided by publisher.

Jul 28, 2015
All things quilting with Alex Anderson - from first step to last stitch. by Anderson, Alex, 1955-

All things quilting with Alex Anderson - from first step to last stitch.

"With more than one million books sold, the author who taught the world to quilt is back again! Internet and television personality Alex Anderson’s all-in-one "big book" includes essential quilting tools, binding basics, and a visual guide to piecing and appliqué. Master both hand and machine quilting, and learn professional touches to become a confident, lifelong quilter. No matter your experience level, this must-have guide will find a permanent home next to your sewing machine!"--

Aug 3, 2015
All points patchwork - English paper piecing beyond the hexagon for quilts and small projects by Gilleland, Diane.

All points patchwork - English paper piecing beyond the hexagon for quilts and small projects

The key to perfect patchwork is getting all of the points to match up -- which is no easy feat! Thanks to the rediscovery of a traditional technique known as English paper piecing, success is now possible for quilters of all levels. By cutting the desired shapes from paper, basting the paper to the back of your fabric, and then hand-sewing the pieces together, you'll ensure perfectly matched points every time. This complete course in English paper piecing takes you far beyond traditional hexagon

Jul 31, 2015
A-Z of Needlepoint by Search Press Ltd (COR)

A-Z of Needlepoint

Aug 3, 2015
A tour of bones - facing fear and looking for life by Inge, Denise, author.

A tour of bones - facing fear and looking for life

Author, academic and adventurer, Denise Inge grew up in a large and rambunctious family on the east coast of America. She crossed the Sahara, charmed snakes in Marrakech and cycled the Adirondack mountains but her latest adventure is an interior one. It starts with the discovery that her house is built on a crypt full of human skeletons. Facing her fear of these strangers' bones takes her to other charnel houses in Europe and on a journey into the meaning of bones themselves. This exploration, t

Aug 3, 2015
A Museum of Early American Tools by Sloane, Eric

A Museum of Early American Tools

Aug 3, 2015
A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes by Rescher, Nicholas.

A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes

"The first comprehensive chronology of philosophical anecdotes, from antiquity to the current era. Rescher introduces the major thinkers, texts, and historical periods of Western philosophy, recounting many of the stories philosophers have used over time to engage with issues of philosophical concern: questions of meaning, truth, knowledge, value, action, and ethics. Rescher's anecdotes touch on a wide range of themes--from logic to epistemology, ethics to metaphysics"--

Jul 28, 2015
A hobbit, a wardrobe, and a great war - how J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis rediscovered faith, friendship, and heroism in the cataclysm of 1914-1918 by Loconte, Joe, 1961- author.

A hobbit, a wardrobe, and a great war - how J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis rediscovered faith, friendship, and heroism in the cataclysm of 1914-1918

Explores how the events of World War I impacted the Christian theme of good overcoming evil in the works J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis.

Jul 31, 2015
8 keys to raising the quirky child - how to help a kid who doesn't quite fit in by Bowers, Mark (Psychologist), author.

8 keys to raising the quirky child - how to help a kid who doesn't quite fit in

"Tips and strategies for parents of kids who are "different" than all the rest,"--Amazon.com.

Aug 3, 2015
48 days to the work you love by Miller, Dan, 1937-

48 days to the work you love

Guides people working in jobs they hate on how to make successful career decisions by creating a compass from their natural skills and abilities, personality traits, values, dreams, and passions, directing them to a more fulfilling vocation.

Jul 31, 2015
100 places in France every woman should go by DeSanctis, Marcia.

100 places in France every woman should go

"Told in a series of stylish, original essays, 100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go is for the serious Francophile, the woman dreaming of a trip to Paris, and also for those who love crisp stories well-told. Like all great travel writing, this volume goes beyond the guidebook and offers insight not only about where to go but why to go there. A combination of keen travel advice, memoir and meditations on the glories of France and the many great women who have changed the country's destiny,

Jul 31, 2015
100 places in France every woman should go by DeSanctis, Marcia.

100 places in France every woman should go

"Told in a series of stylish, original essays, 100 Places in France Every Woman Should Go is for the serious Francophile, the woman dreaming of a trip to Paris, and also for those who love crisp stories well-told. Like all great travel writing, this volume goes beyond the guidebook and offers insight not only about where to go but why to go there. A combination of keen travel advice, memoir and meditations on the glories of France and the many great women who have changed the country's destiny,

Aug 3, 2015