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Sickened - the memoir of a Munchausen by proxy childhood by Gregory, Julie, 1969-

Sickened - the memoir of a Munchausen by proxy childhood

The author describes growing up as the victim of Munchausen by proxy, a form of child abuse in which her mother invented or caused a series of illnesses and ailments, and her struggle to escape her mother's problems to rebuild her life.

Mar 29, 2015
The Francis miracle - inside the transformation of the Pope and the Church by Allen, John L., Jr., 1965-

The Francis miracle - inside the transformation of the Pope and the Church

Mar 29, 2015
FDR and the American crisis by Marrin, Albert, author.

FDR and the American crisis

An accessible portrait of the 32nd president traces his privileged upbringing, the polio that cost him the use of his legs and his leadership during the Great Depression and World War II.

Mar 29, 2015
Behind every great man - forgotten women behind the world's famous and infamous by Wagman-Geller, Marlene.

Behind every great man - forgotten women behind the world's famous and infamous

Mar 29, 2015
The beautiful struggle - a father, two sons and an unlikely road to manhood by Coates, Ta-Nehisi.

The beautiful struggle - a father, two sons and an unlikely road to manhood

A memoir of growing up in the tough world of Baltimore in the 1980s chronicles the relationship between the author and his father, a Vietnam vet and Black Panther affiliate, and his campaign to keep his sons from falling victim to the temptations of the streets.

Mar 29, 2015
Handbook of practical solid-state troubleshooting by Lenk, John D.

Handbook of practical solid-state troubleshooting

For Technicians and engineers.

Mar 29, 2015
Get wise to your advisor - how to reach your investment goals without getting ripped off by Lockshin, Steven D.

Get wise to your advisor - how to reach your investment goals without getting ripped off

Describes how technology is ushering in an automated approach to investing and explains the tools necessary to understand current investments, plan for long-term goals, reduce debt, and allocate assets without paying a broker or advisor.

Mar 29, 2015
The singularity is near - when humans transcend biology by Kurzweil, Ray.

The singularity is near - when humans transcend biology

For over three decades, Ray Kurzweil has been one of the most respected and provocative advocates of the role of technology in our future. In his classic The Age of Spiritual Machines, he argued that computers would soon rival the full range of human intelligence at its best. Now he examines the next step in this inexorable evolutionary process: the union of human and machine, in which the knowledge and skills embedded in our brains will be combined with the vastly greater capacity, speed, and k

Mar 29, 2015
Sneaky math - a graphic primer with projects - ace the basics of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus with everyday things by Tymony, Cy, author.

Sneaky math - a graphic primer with projects - ace the basics of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus with everyday things

Offers projects designed to improve readers' understanding of aritmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and calculus.

Mar 29, 2015
The spiralized kitchen - transform your vegetables into fresh and surprising meals by Bilderback, Leslie, author.

The spiralized kitchen - transform your vegetables into fresh and surprising meals

Presents recipes for dishes created using a spiralizer, a tool that turns fruit and vegetables into noodles, including such offerings as potato nests, roasted potato-pecan salad, and zucchini carbonara.

Mar 29, 2015
So that happened - my unexpected life in Hollywood by Cryer, Jon, 1965-

So that happened - my unexpected life in Hollywood

Mar 29, 2015
The Spiritual Child - The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving by Miller, Lisa

The Spiritual Child - The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving

Mar 29, 2015
Jacksonland - President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab by Inskeep, Steve

Jacksonland - President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab

Mar 29, 2015
It's a Long Story - My Life by Nelson, Willie/ Ritz, David (CON)

It's a Long Story - My Life

Mar 29, 2015
Inspired baby names from around the world - 6,000 favorite worldwide names and the meanings behind them by Shane, Neala, 1948-

Inspired baby names from around the world - 6,000 favorite worldwide names and the meanings behind them

Mar 29, 2015
In Defense of a Liberal Education by Zakaria, Fareed

In Defense of a Liberal Education

Mar 29, 2015
In a dark wood - what Dante taught me about grief, healing, and the mysteries of love by Luzzi, Joseph.

In a dark wood - what Dante taught me about grief, healing, and the mysteries of love

"In the aftermath of a heartbreaking tragedy, a scholar and writer uses Dante's Divine Comedy to shepherd him through the dark wood of grief and mourning--a rich and emotionally resonant memoir of suffering, hope, love, and the power of literature to inspire and heal the most devastating loss.Where do we turn when we lose everything? Joseph Luzzi found the answer in the opening of The Divine Comedy: "In the middle of our life's journey, I found myself in a dark wood. "When Luzzi's pregnant wife

Mar 29, 2015
Easy guide to sewing tops & t-shirts by Tilton, Marcy.

Easy guide to sewing tops & t-shirts

Mar 29, 2015
Colorado by McCarthy, Carolyn (Carolyn Marie), author.

Colorado

Mar 29, 2015
The credit cleanup book - improving your credit score, your greatest financial asset by Chen, Shindy.

The credit cleanup book - improving your credit score, your greatest financial asset

Mar 29, 2015