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Palliative care - the 400-year quest for a good death by Vanderpool, Harold Y., author.

Palliative care - the 400-year quest for a good death

"Providing a detailed picture of contemporary palliative care, this book chronicles four centuries of professional and personal advances in the quest for a good death, covering the fight against futile treatments, the history of life-extending treatments and technologies, the liberation of the dying from isolation in hospitals and hard-won victories to secure patients' right to choose"

Sep 3, 2015
Paranoid - exploring suspicion from the dubious to the delusional (no, this book is not about you) by LaPorte, David J., 1954-

Paranoid - exploring suspicion from the dubious to the delusional (no, this book is not about you)

"From the pathological killers who gunned down the innocents at Sandy Hook and Virginia Tech to the average citizen who suspects the government is monitoring phone calls, the signs of paranoia are all around us. In this comprehensive overview of an increasingly serious problem, an experienced neuropsychologist and researcher describes what paranoia is, how and why it manifests itself, and the many forms it takes, including stalking, pathological jealousy, a reaction to post-traumatic stress diso

Sep 3, 2015
Parkinson's disease by Craig, Lizabeth.

Parkinson's disease

"This title in Lucent's Diseases and Disorders series focuses on Parkinson's Disease. The book describes how the disease is contracted, its symptoms, and treatments. It also discusses the issues that caregivers face"--

Aug 28, 2015
Pastrami on rye - an overstuffed history of the Jewish deli by Merwin, Ted, 1968-

Pastrami on rye - an overstuffed history of the Jewish deli

Sep 3, 2015
Patti Smith Collected Lyrics, 1970-2015 by Smith, Patti

Patti Smith Collected Lyrics, 1970-2015

Sep 3, 2015
Pawpaw - in search of America's forgotten fruit by Moore, Andrew, 1985- author.

Pawpaw - in search of America's forgotten fruit

Sep 3, 2015
Perfect Gift Wrapping Ideas - 101 Ways to Personalize Your Gift Using Simple, Everyday Materials by Miyaoka, Hiroe

Perfect Gift Wrapping Ideas - 101 Ways to Personalize Your Gift Using Simple, Everyday Materials

Sep 3, 2015
Peterson reference guide to owls of North America and the Caribbean by Weidensaul, Scott.

Peterson reference guide to owls of North America and the Caribbean

Sep 3, 2015
Photoshop LAB color - the canyon conundrum and other adventures in the most powerful colorspace by Margulis, Dan, 1951-

Photoshop LAB color - the canyon conundrum and other adventures in the most powerful colorspace

Sep 1, 2015
Pitch by Pitch - My View of One Unforgettable Game by Gibson, Bob/ Wheeler, Lonnie

Pitch by Pitch - My View of One Unforgettable Game

Sep 3, 2015
Plants from pits - pots of plants for the whole family to enjoy by Farrell, Holly, author.

Plants from pits - pots of plants for the whole family to enjoy

What do avocados, apples, mangos and tomatoes have in common? The answer is that they can all be grown at home, for free, from pits that you would otherwise throw into the recycling bin. Plants from Pits shows you how to grow a range of fruit and vegetables, indoors and out, with minimum equipment and experience. This complete guide covers everything from the science of how plants grow to how to deal with pests and other problems. Find out what to grow, what to grow it in and when and where to g

Sep 3, 2015
Points of inspiration - an artist's journey with painting and photography by Brook, LeeAnn.

Points of inspiration - an artist's journey with painting and photography

"What source does an artist use for inspiration? What inspires the idea for a painting? Is it a mood, a setting or a feeling? And how does the interplay of photography and painting relate to the artistic process as a whole? A book about the creative process, Points of Inspiration is a personal story about an artist's journey. Steeped in the art world for more than 40 years, acclaimed contemporary landscape painter/photographer LeeAnn Brook explores the process of creating her vivid work. How did

Sep 1, 2015
Pope Francis and the new Vatican by Yoder, Dave, photographer.

Pope Francis and the new Vatican

Sep 3, 2015
Post-traumatic church syndrome - a memoir of humor and healing by Riley, Reba, author.

Post-traumatic church syndrome - a memoir of humor and healing

Describes the author's spiritual sojourn during her twenty-ninth year as her struggle with chronic illness and a desire to heal her soul drove her to sample thirty religions before her thirtieth birthday.

Sep 3, 2015
Prairie man - the struggle between Sitting Bull and Indian Agent James McLaughlin by Matteoni, Norman E., author.

Prairie man - the struggle between Sitting Bull and Indian Agent James McLaughlin

One week after the infamous June 1876 Battle of the Little Big Horn, when news of the defeat of General George Armstrong Custer and his 7th Cavalry troops reached the American public, Sitting Bull became the most wanted hostile Indian in America. He had resisted the United States' intrusions into Lakota prairie land for years, refused to sign treaties, and called for a gathering of tribes at Little Big Horn. He epitomized resistance. Sitting Bull's role at Little Big Horn has been the subject of

Aug 28, 2015
Primed to Perform - How to Build the Highest Performing Cultures Through the Science of Total Motivation by Doshi, Neel/ McGregor, Lindsay

Primed to Perform - How to Build the Highest Performing Cultures Through the Science of Total Motivation

Sep 3, 2015
Proust - The Search by Taylor, Benjamin

Proust - The Search

Sep 3, 2015
Pudge - The Biography of Carlton Fisk by Wilson, Doug

Pudge - The Biography of Carlton Fisk

Sep 3, 2015
Quinoa for families by Patten, Rena.

Quinoa for families

Presents recipes that incorporate the supergrain quinoa, featuring options for soups; salads; vegetarian, poultry, meat, and seafood dishes; and desserts.

Sep 3, 2015
Quixote - the novel and the world by Stavans, Ilan, author.

Quixote - the novel and the world

"In Quixote, eminent cultural commentator Ilan Stavans explores the indefatigable knight's impact on our world across a spectrum of languages, politics, genres, art forms, and modes of entertainment"--Dustjacket.

Sep 3, 2015