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Pocket Rough Guide Hong Kong and Macau by Leffman, David

Pocket Rough Guide Hong Kong and Macau

Apr 18, 2014
Poems that make grown men cry - 100 men on the words that move them by

Poems that make grown men cry - 100 men on the words that move them

"A unique collection of poetry so powerful that 100 grown men--bestselling authors, poets laureate, and other eminent figures from the arts, sciences, and politics--have been moved to tears. Here they deliver touching and insightful personal introductions to a range of beloved poems. Grown men aren't supposed to cry. Poems That Make Grown Men Cry, however, a rare and fascinating collection, will profoundly move the strongest men--and women--to heartfelt tears. Father-and-son team Anthony and Ben

Apr 18, 2014
Poison spring - the secret history of pollution and the EPA by Vallianatos, E. G.

Poison spring - the secret history of pollution and the EPA

"Imagine walking into a restaurant and finding chlorinated hydrocarbon pesticides, or neonicotinoid insecticides listed in the description of your entree. They may not be printed in the menu, but many are in your food. These are a few of the literally millions of pounds of approved synthetic substances dumped into the environment every day, not just in the US but around the world. They seep into our water supply, are carried thousands of miles by wind and rain from the site of application, remai

Apr 15, 2014
Predictive analytics for dummies by Bari, Anasse, author.

Predictive analytics for dummies

Predict the future! This practical guide will help you use Big Data and technology to discover real-world insights, define projects, and help you create goals.

Apr 18, 2014
Predictive Leadership - Avoiding the 12 Critical Mistakes That Derail Growth-hungry Companies by Dando, Kirk

Predictive Leadership - Avoiding the 12 Critical Mistakes That Derail Growth-hungry Companies

Apr 18, 2014
Prefabulous World - energy-efficient and sustainable homes around the globe by Koones, Sheri, 1949-, author.

Prefabulous World - energy-efficient and sustainable homes around the globe

"This book presents an international look at sustainable home design, it explores a compelling range of design styles and cutting-edge green technologies. The rising cost of fuel and the growing commitment to protect the environment have sparked exciting innovations in prefab home construction around the world. Showcasing many of the unlimited possibilities offered by prefabrication to build incredibly energy-efficient homes, Prefabulous World features fifty sophisticated examples of eco-friendl

Apr 18, 2014
Prepper's Long-term Survival Guide - Food, Shelter, Security, Off-the-grid Power and More Life-saving Strategies for Self-sufficient Living by Cobb, Jim author

Prepper's Long-term Survival Guide - Food, Shelter, Security, Off-the-grid Power and More Life-saving Strategies for Self-sufficient Living

The deadly danger of disasters doesn't end when the waters recede or the earth stops shaking; it has just begun. The Prepper's Long Term Survival Guide goes beyond the basics of surviving in the immediate aftermath of catastrophe and teaches readers how to cope with the problems and challenges that can continue for weeks, months, and even years. Including everything from pre disaster prepping tips to post catastrophe instructions for making life easier on the whole family, the book is a bible f

Apr 18, 2014
Presenting yourself - business manners, personality, and etiquette by Marlowe, Christie.

Presenting yourself - business manners, personality, and etiquette

Apr 15, 2014
Quick and nimble - lessons from leading CEOs on how to create a culture of innovation by Bryant, Adam.

Quick and nimble - lessons from leading CEOs on how to create a culture of innovation

Draws on candid insights by more than two hundred CEOs to counsel business leaders on how to build and foster a corporate culture that promotes innovation and drives results.

Apr 18, 2014
Quilt it as you go - 5 different ways to quilt as you piece by

Quilt it as you go - 5 different ways to quilt as you piece

"Learn several techniques that will help you piece and quilt in one step. Incorporate these methods in your day-to-day quilting and you will be amazed at how quickly and easily you can complete your quilts."--P. [4] of cover.

Apr 18, 2014
Quilt lab - the creative side of science - 12 clever projects by Winston, Alexandra, 1984- author.

Quilt lab - the creative side of science - 12 clever projects

Apr 18, 2014
Radiant truths - essential dispatches, reports, confessions, & other essays on American belief by

Radiant truths - essential dispatches, reports, confessions, & other essays on American belief

"Beginning with Walt Whitman singing hymns at a wounded soldier's bedside during the Civil War, this surprising and vivid anthology ranges straight through to the twenty-first century to end with Francine Prose crying tears of complicated joy at the sight of Whitman's words in Zuccotti Park during the brief days of the Occupy movement. The first anthology of its kind, Radiant Truths gathers an exquisite selection of writings by both well-known and forgotten American authors and thinkers, each en

Apr 18, 2014
Rainbow darkness - an anthology of African American poetry ; poems and essays by Diversity in African American Poetry Conference (2003 Miami University)

Rainbow darkness - an anthology of African American poetry ; poems and essays

"Rainbow Darkness: An Anthology of African American Poetry gathers poems by a range of established and newer African American poets including Jeff Allen, Wanda Coleman, C. S. Giscombe, Terrance Hayes, Kim Hunter, Honoree Jeffers, Nathaniel Mackey, Harryette Mullen, Mendi Lewis Obadike, Reginald Shepherd, Timothy Siebles, Evie Shockley, Lorenzo Thomas, Natasha Trethewey, Anthony Walton, Crystal Williams, and Tyrone Williams, and essays by Herman Beavers, Aldon Nielsen, Kathy Lou Schultz, Evie Sho

Apr 15, 2014
Rape and sexual assault - healing and recovery by Klein, Rebecca T.

Rape and sexual assault - healing and recovery

Apr 15, 2014
Rebel music - race, empire, and the new Muslim youth culture by Aidi, Hisham.

Rebel music - race, empire, and the new Muslim youth culture

"In this timely, revelatory study, Hisham Aidi examines the secular and religious movements that have recently emerged among Muslim youth in the West as a means of protest against the policies of the "War on Terror." He interviews artists and activists, and reports from music festivals and concerts. He explains how certain kinds of music--particularly hip hop, but also Jazz, gnawa, Andalusian, Judeo-Arabic, Latin and others--have come to represent a heightened racial identity and a Muslim consci

Apr 18, 2014
Recipes & tips for sustainable living by Harris, Stacy.

Recipes & tips for sustainable living

Designed to help readers learn to grow, harvest, and cook natural and organic foods, including a variety of gardening tips, how to forage, and over eighty recipes for cooking home grown ingredients.

Apr 18, 2014
Red madness - how a medical mystery changed what we eat by Jarrow, Gail, author.

Red madness - how a medical mystery changed what we eat

One hundred years ago, a mysterious and alarming illness spread across America's South, striking tens of thousands of victims. No one knew what caused it or how to treat it. People were left weak, disfigured, insane, and in some cases, dead. Award winning science and history writer Gail Jarrow tracks this disease, commonly known as pellagra, and highlights how doctors, scientists, and public health officials finally defeated it. Illustrated with 100 archival photographs, Red Madness includes sto

Apr 15, 2014
Reflexology - A Concise Guide to Foot and Hand Massage for Enhanced Health and Well-being, Shown in over 200 Photographs by Oxenford, Rosalind

Reflexology - A Concise Guide to Foot and Hand Massage for Enhanced Health and Well-being, Shown in over 200 Photographs

Apr 18, 2014
Reincarnation - one woman's exploration of her past lives by Trask-Curtin, Marilou, 1951-

Reincarnation - one woman's exploration of her past lives

Apr 15, 2014
Reptiles & amphibians by Telander, Todd, author.

Reptiles & amphibians

Falcon Pocket Guides are full-color, visually appealing, on the go guides for identifying plants and animals and learning about nature.

Apr 18, 2014