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The devil's defender - my odyssey through American criminal justice from Ted Bundy to the Kandahar massacre by Browne, John Henry, 1946- author.

The devil's defender - my odyssey through American criminal justice from Ted Bundy to the Kandahar massacre

Jun 29, 2016
Curing Medicare - a doctor's view on how our health care system is failing older Americans and how we can fix it by Lazris, Andrew, author.

Curing Medicare - a doctor's view on how our health care system is failing older Americans and how we can fix it

Maintains that the current Medicare payment structure favors aggressive care that can negatively impact quality of life over palliative and home care which often yields better results, and argues for cost-effective changes that can make Medicare more humane.

Jun 29, 2016
Draw horses in 15 minutes - capture the beauty of the equine form by Hand, Diana, author, illustrator.

Draw horses in 15 minutes - capture the beauty of the equine form

Surely the most visually impressive of animals, the horse has always been a favourite subject for artists of all kinds and also one of the most challenging. With this book, you'll pick up the essentials of equine art in no time. You'll understand how the skeleton and musculature are expressed in a horses posture and mass; how to observe a horses pose, and capture it realistically; how to show the fall of the mane and tail to express movement. This book is packed with foolproof step-by-step work-

Jun 29, 2016
Figure drawing - design and invention by Hampton, Michael (Art teacher), author.

Figure drawing - design and invention

Jun 29, 2016
Fencing - skills, tactics, training by Sowerby, Andrew.

Fencing - skills, tactics, training

Covers fencing techniques in a logical progression, from the absolute beginner to the advanced competition fencer. Fully illustrated with photographs showing technique sequences, correct positions, and competition situations.

Jun 29, 2016
Hurricane street by Kovic, Ron.

Hurricane street

Jun 29, 2016
Letters to my daughters - the art of being a wife by Rainey, Barbara, author.

Letters to my daughters - the art of being a wife

As her daughters began their married lives, Barbara wanted to share with them, and now you, some of the lessons learned throughout her own marriage as well as those gleaned from years of ministry to couples. In these heartfelt, insightful letters, she answers the tough questions and addresses the realities of marriage. Through personal stories--including her own mistakes--and practical advice, Barbara provides the tools and direction to help you become a godly wife and determine your part in ach

Jun 29, 2016
Mortal trash - poems by Addonizio, Kim, 1954- author.

Mortal trash - poems

Jun 29, 2016
More Chocolate, No Cavities - How Diet Can Keep Your Kid Cavity-Free by Lucas, Roger W.

More Chocolate, No Cavities - How Diet Can Keep Your Kid Cavity-Free

Over 60% of children have a cavity by the age of 5, according to a survey by the AAPD. Doctors' kids, dentists' kids, nutritionists' kids, and children from all backgrounds get surprised by a cavity diagnosis every day across the country. It is often too late because well-meaning parents think it won't happen to them. Cavities don't care that much about effort. The dentist blames it on weak enamel or genetics, which means nothing changes. It doesn't have to be this way anymore. This guide is the

Jun 29, 2016
Matthias Buchinger - "the greatest German living" by Jay, Ricky, author.

Matthias Buchinger - "the greatest German living"

Jun 29, 2016
Master basic plumbing and central heating by Treloar, Roy, author.

Master basic plumbing and central heating

A straightforward guide to such easy, yet frequently mysterious, tasks as replacing a radiator or changing a tap, it also offers ample help for such crises as blocked toilets and frozen pipes. It will tell you all about the layout of a house and water system, then show you how to undertake basic emergency repairs, small and achievable projects, and even tackle bigger things like installing a bathroom suite or plumbing in a dishwasher.

Jun 29, 2016
My secret - a PostSecret book by

My secret - a PostSecret book

A collection of artfully decorated postcards with secrets anonymously written on them by people from all over the world and sent to the founder of PostSecret, a community art project that evolved into a website.

Jun 29, 2016
My journey into the heart of terror - ten days in the Islamic State by Todenhöfer, Jürgen, 1940-

My journey into the heart of terror - ten days in the Islamic State

ISIS, IS, the Islamic State. Understanding them is the key to battling their radical vision and the terror and destruction it brings. Todenho¨fer spent time with ISIS fighters in Mosul, and visited their strongholds. He asked them to explain their beliefs, motivations, and goals. This book is the result of those conversations.

Jun 29, 2016
A moveable feast - the restored edition by Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.

A moveable feast - the restored edition

Published posthumously in 1964, A Moveable Feast remains one of Ernest Hemingway's most beloved works. It is his classic memoir of Paris in the 1920s, filled with irreverent portraits of other expatriate luminaries such as F. Scott Fitzgerald and Gertrude Stein; tender memories of his first wife, Hadley; and insightful recollections of his own early experiments with his craft. It is a literary feast, brilliantly evoking the exuberant mood of Paris after World War I and the youthful spirit, unbri

Jun 29, 2016
The marathon and half marathon - a training guide by Hilditch, Graeme, author.

The marathon and half marathon - a training guide

Jun 29, 2016
Make pincushions - 12 darling projects to sew. by

Make pincushions - 12 darling projects to sew.

12 playful patterns from top designers, from 3D shapes to cute little critters. Try out a variety of techniques-like applique´, embroidery, and piecing-in this value-packed booklet. Perfect for swaps, gifts, and stocking stuffers, these charming pincushions are so quick to sew, you'll want to make them again and again.

Jun 29, 2016
The long weekend - life in the English country house, 1918-1939 by Tinniswood, Adrian, author.

The long weekend - life in the English country house, 1918-1939

Jun 29, 2016
Fitting in by Thompson, Colin, 1942- author.

Fitting in

"The author shares his experiences of a late Asperger's diagnosis and a lifetime of not quite fitting in, inviting readers into the life and mind of an extraordinary man,"--NoveList.

Jun 29, 2016
How should we live? - great ideas from the past for everyday life by Krznaric, Roman.

How should we live? - great ideas from the past for everyday life

Presents an analysis of practical history, covering twelve universal topics, including love, family, empathy, and money, to reveal wisdom and inspiration to live one's life.

Jun 29, 2016
House of nails - a memoir of life on the edge by Dykstra, Lenny, 1963- author.

House of nails - a memoir of life on the edge

The author tells all about his tumultuous career, from battling through crippling pain to steroid use and drug addiction, to a life of indulgence and excess, then, an epic plunge and the long road back to redemption.

Jun 29, 2016