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James Buchanan by Burgan, Michael

James Buchanan

Sep 22, 2014
Israel - can it survive? by Cohen, Richard M.

Israel - can it survive?

"A very personal journey through Jewish history (and Cohen's own), and a passionate defense of Israel's legitimacy. Richard Cohen's book is part reportage, part memoir--an intimate journey through the history of Europe's Jews, culminating in the establishment of Israel. A veteran, syndicated columnist for The Washington Post, Cohen began this journey as a skeptic, wondering in a national column whether the creation of a Jewish State was "a mistake." As he recounts, he delved into his own and Jew

Sep 19, 2014
Is that all there is? - the strange life of Peggy Lee by Gavin, James, 1964- author.

Is that all there is? - the strange life of Peggy Lee

"A biography of singer Peggy Lee"--

Sep 19, 2014
Is Paris burning? by Collins, Larry.

Is Paris burning?

Sep 16, 2014
Invisible women by Fortune, Jane.

Invisible women

"Indiana Jane" strikes again: another painting has been salvaged from centuries of decay; another woman artist rescued from oblivion. From the lofty halls of the Uffizi to the attic storerooms of the Pitti Palace, Jane Fortune leads the reader on a quest whose aim is the restoration, recuperation and rediscovery of famous or unknown works by women artists in Florence's museums. In a city of indisputable masters, Fortune opens a window on the trials and triumphs of remarkable women whose lives an

Sep 22, 2014
Internal medicine - a doctor's stories by Holt, Terry.

Internal medicine - a doctor's stories

"Out of the crucible of medical training, award-winning writer Terrence Holt shapes this ... account of residency, the years-long ordeal in which doctors are made. 'Amid all the mess and squalor of the hospital, with its blind random unraveling of lives,' [this book] finds the compassion from which doctors discover the strength to care"--Dust jacket flap.

Sep 18, 2014
Inspired to design - seven steps to successful art quilts by Barton, Elizabeth, 1949-

Inspired to design - seven steps to successful art quilts

Sep 16, 2014
Inside the Test kitchen - 120 new recipes, perfected by Florence, Tyler.

Inside the Test kitchen - 120 new recipes, perfected

"Tyler Florence set up his Test Kitchen to find and share the best ways to make his fans' favorite dishes, classics like meatloaf, fried chicken, and cheesecake. But along the way, he and his team had so much fun that they didn't stop at tweaking these recipes--they utterly reinvented many of them. In Test Kitchen, Tyler teaches you the know-how to make your favorite dishes really work: from rich cheesecakes that don't require baking to risotto you can make without standing for 30 minutes at the

Sep 19, 2014
Inside HBO's Game of Thrones - Season 3 & 4 by Taylor, C. A.

Inside HBO's Game of Thrones - Season 3 & 4

Sep 19, 2014
InDesign CC by Cohen, Sandee, 1948- author.

InDesign CC

Sep 19, 2014
In the heart of life - a memoir by Eldon, Kathy.

In the heart of life - a memoir

In 1977, Kathy Eldon moved with her husband and two children from England to Kenya, where she found freedom as she had never known it before and was ready to push back from her old, restrictive life. Diving into this tumultuous new world as a journalist and writer, she embraced the energy and creativity of Kenyans, both black and white. But her world collapsed when her twenty-two-year-old son, Dan--an artist and photojournalist on assignment for Reuters--was stoned to death by an angry mob in So

Sep 22, 2014
In the heart of life - a memoir by Eldon, Kathy.

In the heart of life - a memoir

Relates how the death of the author's photojournalist son at the hands of an angry mob in Somalia led her to transform her grief into something positive by embracing the role of philanthropist and activist to preserve his legacy.

Sep 17, 2014
In the Company of Bears - What Black Bears Have Taught Me About Intelligence and Intuition by Kilham, Benjamin/ Grandin, Temple

In the Company of Bears - What Black Bears Have Taught Me About Intelligence and Intuition

Sep 18, 2014
In the company of bears - what black bears have taught me about intelligence and intuition by Kilham, Benjamin.

In the company of bears - what black bears have taught me about intelligence and intuition

Sep 22, 2014
In my shoes - a memoir by Mellon, Tamara, 1967- author.

In my shoes - a memoir

A business memoir by the founder of the billion-dollar Jimmy Choo fashion brand shares details about her high-profile marriage and divorce, the ongoing battles between her business's corporate and creative interests, and her triumph against a brutal hostile takeover attempt.

Sep 17, 2014
In my shoes - a memoir by Mellon, Tamara, 1967-

In my shoes - a memoir

" When Tamara Mellon's father lent her the seed money to start a high-end shoe company, he cautioned her: "Don't let the accountants run your business." Little did he know. Over the next fifteen years, the struggle between "financial" and "creative" would become one of the central themes as Mellon's business savvy, creative eye, and flair for design built Jimmy Choo into a premier name in the competitive fashion industry. Over time, Mellon grew Jimmy Choo into a billion dollar brand. She became

Sep 22, 2014
In a rocket made of ice - among the children of Wat Opot by Gutradt, Gail.

In a rocket made of ice - among the children of Wat Opot

"A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman's volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia-a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome even the most fearsome of obstacles. Gail Gutradt was at a crossroads in her life when she learned of the Wat Opot Children's Community. Begun with just $50 in the pocket of Wayne Matthysse, a former Marine Corps medic in Vietnam, Wat Opot, a temple complex nestled among Cambodia's verdant ri

Sep 22, 2014
If nuns ruled the world - ten sisters on a mission by Piazza, Jo, author.

If nuns ruled the world - ten sisters on a mission

Sep 18, 2014
Ideas of order - a close reading of Shakespeare's sonnets by Rudenstine, Neil L.

Ideas of order - a close reading of Shakespeare's sonnets

"A guide to Shakespeare's sonnets illustrating the narrative underlying the poems"--

Sep 22, 2014
I'll drink to that - a life in style, with a twist by Halbreich, Betty, 1927- author.

I'll drink to that - a life in style, with a twist

"Eighty-six-year-old Betty Halbreich is a true original. A tough broad who could have stepped straight out of Stephen Sondheim's repertoire, she has spent nearly forty years as the legendary personal shopper at Bergdorf Goodman, where she works with socialites, stars, and ordinary women off the street. She has helped many find their true selves through clothes, frank advice, and her own brand of wisdom. She is trusted by the most discriminating persons--including Hollywood's top stylists--to tel

Sep 22, 2014