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After the wrath of God - AIDS, sexuality, and American religion by Petro, Anthony Michael, 1981-

After the wrath of God - AIDS, sexuality, and American religion

Jul 3, 2015
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC - 2015 release - lightroom 6 by Evans, John.

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC - 2015 release - lightroom 6

"Serious digital photographers, amateur or pro, who seek the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC / Lightroom 6 choose Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC 2015 release / 6 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press. The 11 project-based lessons in this book show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working in Photoshop Lightroom CC / 6. And a stunning showcase of extraordinary images by working professional photographers provides the

Jul 3, 2015
American mojo- lost and found - restoring our middle class before the world blows by by Kiernan, Peter D.

American mojo- lost and found - restoring our middle class before the world blows by

Award-winning author Peter D. Kiernan focuses on America's greatest challenge--and opportunity--restoring the middle class to its full promise and potential. Our educated, skilled, and motivated middle class was the cornerstone of America's postwar economic might, but the country's dynamic core has struggled and changed dramatically through the last three decades. Kiernan's extensively researched story, told through individual histories, shows how the middle class flourished under unique circums

Jul 3, 2015
The art of forgery - the minds, motives and methods of master forgers by Charney, Noah, author.

The art of forgery - the minds, motives and methods of master forgers

Explores the stories, dramas and human intrigues surrounding the world's most famous forgeries - investigating the motivations of the artists and criminals who have faked great works of art, and in doing so conned the public and the art establishment alike.

Jul 3, 2015
Adult children of emotionally immature parents - how to heal from distant, rejecting, or self-involved parents by Gibson, Lindsay C.

Adult children of emotionally immature parents - how to heal from distant, rejecting, or self-involved parents

Jul 3, 2015
Australia by Elder, Bruce, author.

Australia

"Practical, informative and user-friendly, the Globetrotter travel guide to Australia highlights the major places of interest, describing their principal attractions and offering sound suggestions on where to tour, stay, eat, shop and relax"--Page 4 of cover.

Jul 3, 2015
Apparitions - architecture that has disappeared from our cities by Hughes, T. John (Thomas John), 1947- author, photographer.

Apparitions - architecture that has disappeared from our cities

"Architectural Apparitions is a photography project about buildings that that have vanished from our cities. Ghosted pictures of these structures are combined with current photos of their former locations in single images, with informative text panels to outline the design aesthetics. This unique aesthetic approach provides an engaging way of telling stories of change in our built environments, exploring a wonderful historical narrative that commemorates architecture in space and time, a way to

Jul 3, 2015
Approaching the end of life - a practical and spiritual guide by Schaper, Donna, author.

Approaching the end of life - a practical and spiritual guide

In her more than forty years as a minister, Rev. Donna Schaper has been approached hundreds of times by people wanting to know how to prepare for the end of life in both practical and spiritual matters. From making a will and planning a memorial service to finding peace in the toughest circumstances, Approaching the End of Life offers practical and spiritual guidance to anyone wrestling with the end of a life. The book also includes practical resources such as a service planning checklist and a

Jul 3, 2015
The addictocarb diet - avoid the 9 highly addictive carbs while eating anything else you want by Roseman, Bruce.

The addictocarb diet - avoid the 9 highly addictive carbs while eating anything else you want

"Forget about fad diets. There's a reason why so many popular diets don't work in the long term. If you're struggling to lose weight, counting calories and shrinking portions are not the answer. The answer lies in a how your brain reacts when you eat certain foods- foods that are chemically addictive because they directly stimulate the addiction center of the brain, causing irresistible cravings. But there's a way to overcome this addiction. It's called The Addictocarb Diet, and it's a cure--not

Jul 3, 2015
Sams teach yourself JavaScript in 24 hours by Ballard, Phil, author.

Sams teach yourself JavaScript in 24 hours

"Designed for beginners with no previous programming experience, this book's straightforward, step-by-step approach shows you how to use JavaScript to add a wide array of interactive features and effects to your web pages. Every lesson builds on what you've already learned, giving you a rock-solid foundation for real-world success. Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn. Quizzes and exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills" --

Jul 3, 2015
Pidgin phrasebook. by

Pidgin phrasebook.

Jul 3, 2015
Old sparky - the electric chair and the history of the death penalty by Galvin, Anthony.

Old sparky - the electric chair and the history of the death penalty

"In early 2013, Robert Gleason became the latest victim of the electric chair, a peculiarly American execution method. Shouting Pog mo thin ("Kiss my ass" in Gaelic) he grinned electricity shot through his system. When the current was switched off his body slumped against the leather restraints, and Gleeson, who had strangled two fellow inmates to ensure his execution was not postponed, was dead. The execution had gone flawlessly-not a guaranteed result with the electric chair, which has gone ho

Jul 3, 2015
Irrepressible - the Jazz Age life of Henrietta Bingham by Bingham, Emily, author.

Irrepressible - the Jazz Age life of Henrietta Bingham

"Raised like a princess in one of the most powerful families in the American South, Henrietta was offered the helm of a publishing empire. Instead, she ripped through the Jazz Age like an F. Scott Fitzgerald character: intoxicating and intoxicated, selfish and shameful, seductive and brilliant, and often terribly troubled. In New York, Louisville, and London she drove men and women wild with desire, and her youth blazed with sex. But her lesbian love affairs made her the subject of derision and

Jul 3, 2015
Inside the painter's studio by Fig, Joe

Inside the painter's studio

Jul 3, 2015
Holy Bible- from the ancient eastern test by Lamsa, George M.

Holy Bible- from the ancient eastern test

Jul 3, 2015
Hilter's hangman- the life of Heydrich by Gerwarth, Robert

Hilter's hangman- the life of Heydrich

Jul 3, 2015
Scholarship handbook 2016. by

Scholarship handbook 2016.

2170 programs offering private, federal, and state money. Over 1.8 million awards including scholarships, internships, loans.

Jul 3, 2015
Life's greatest secret - the race to crack the genetic code. by Cobb, Matthew.

Life's greatest secret - the race to crack the genetic code.

Life's Greatest Secret is the story of the discovery and cracking of the genetic code. This great scientific breakthrough has had far-reaching consequences for how we understand ourselves and our place in the natural world. The code forms the most striking proof of Darwin's hypothesis that all organisms are related, holds tremendous promise for improving human well-being, and has transformed the way we think about life. Matthew Cobb interweaves science, biography and anecdote in a book that mixe

Jul 3, 2015
Independence lost - lives on the edge of the American Revolution by DuVal, Kathleen.

Independence lost - lives on the edge of the American Revolution

Jul 3, 2015
The Hirschfeld century - portait of an artist and his age by Leopold, David, 1965-

The Hirschfeld century - portait of an artist and his age

"Al Hirschfeld redefined caricature and exemplified Broadway and Hollywood, enchanting generations with his mastery of line. His art appeared in every major publication during nine decades of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, as well as on numerous book, record, and program covers; film posters and publicity art; and on fifteen U.S. postage stamps. Now, The Hirschfeld Century brings together for the first time the artist's extraordinary eighty-two-year career, revealed in more than 360 o

Jul 3, 2015