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Running in the family by Ondaatje, Michael, 1943-

Running in the family

An autobiographical journey of discovery gathers together fragments of memory, experience, and family history in order to understand the meaning of his parents' legacy and his own heritage.

Nov 20, 2014
Sisterhood in sports - how female athletes collaborate and compete by Steidinger, Joan.

Sisterhood in sports - how female athletes collaborate and compete

Nov 20, 2014
Salmagundi - a celebration of salads from around the world by Butcher, Sally.

Salmagundi - a celebration of salads from around the world

Nov 20, 2014
Rozelle - a biography by Izenberg, Jerry.

Rozelle - a biography

"A biography of Pete Rozelle, the man who brought the NFL to the forefront of professional sports"--

Nov 20, 2014
Whispers in the stillness - mindfulness and spiritual awakening by Lehane Sheehan, Martina.

Whispers in the stillness - mindfulness and spiritual awakening

Nov 20, 2014
Warrior diplomat - a green beret's battles from Washington to Afghanistan by Waltz, Michael G., author.

Warrior diplomat - a green beret's battles from Washington to Afghanistan

Grappling with centuries-old feuds, defeating a shrewd insurgency, and navigating the sometimes paralyzing bureaucracy of the U.S. military are issues that prompt sleepless nights for both policy makers in Washington and soldiers at war, albeit for different reasons. Few, however, have dealt with these issues in the White House situation room and on the front line. Michael G. Waltz has done just that, working as a policy advisor to Vice President Richard B. Cheney and also serving in the mountai

Nov 20, 2014
Slant Six by Belieu, Erin, 1965-

Slant Six

""Erin Belieu. is always ready to surprise, to astonish, and, ultimately, to defy comparison."-Boston Book Review"[One] of America's finest poets."-Robert Olen ButlerErin Belieu's fourth collection, Slant Six, is an inundation of the humor and horror in contemporary American life-from the last saltine cracked in the sleeve, to the kitty-cat calendar in an office cubicle. With its prophecies of impending destruction, and a simultaneous flood of respect for Americans, Erin Belieu's poems close lik

Nov 20, 2014
The woman code - 20 powerful keys to unlock your life by Nelson, Sophia A.

The woman code - 20 powerful keys to unlock your life

Nov 20, 2014
Soul mind body science system - grand unification theory and practice for healing, rejuvenation, longevity, and immortality by Sha, Zhi Gang, author.

Soul mind body science system - grand unification theory and practice for healing, rejuvenation, longevity, and immortality

A noted healer and best-selling author joins forces with and expert on string theory and quantum physics to offer scientific explanations for why soul healing miracles are genuine.

Nov 20, 2014
The wild truth by McCandless, Carine, author.

The wild truth

"The ... story of Chris McCandless, who gave away his savings, hitchhiked to Alaska, walked into the wilderness alone, and starved to death in 1992, fascinated not just ... Jon Krakauer, but also the rest of the nation. Krakauer's book, Into the Wild, became an international bestseller ... and Sean Penn's ... film by the same name further skyrocketed Chris McCandless to global fame. But the real story of Chris's life and his journey has not yet been told--until now. The missing pieces are finall

Nov 20, 2014
Loom band it - 60 rubber band projects for the budding loomineer by Roberts, Kat, author.

Loom band it - 60 rubber band projects for the budding loomineer

Provides instructions for creating sixty rubber band loom projects, including a flower garland, hexafish, tiara, and aloha necklace.

Nov 20, 2014
Meltdown in Tibet - China's reckless destruction of ecosystems from the highlands of Tibet to the deltas of Asia by Buckley, Michael, 1950-

Meltdown in Tibet - China's reckless destruction of ecosystems from the highlands of Tibet to the deltas of Asia

"Tibetans have experienced waves of genocide since the 1950s. Now they are facing ecocide. The Himalayan snowcaps are in meltdown mode, due to climate change--accelerated by a rain of black soot from massive burning of coal and other fuels in both China and India. The mighty rivers of Tibet are being dammed by Chinese engineering consortiums to feed the mainland's thirst for power, and the land is being relentlessly mined in search of minerals to feed China's industrial complex. On the drawing b

Nov 20, 2014
Palestine speaks - narratives of life under occupation by

Palestine speaks - narratives of life under occupation

Nov 20, 2014
Loitering - new & collected essays by D'Ambrosio, Charles.

Loitering - new & collected essays

"Charles D'Ambrosio's essay collection Orphans spawned something of a cult following. In the decade since the tiny limited-edition volume sold out its print run, its devotees have pressed it upon their friends, students, and colleagues, only to find themselves begging for their copy's safe return. For anyone familiar with D'Ambrosio's writing, this enthusiasm should come as no surprise. His work is exacting and emotionally generous, often as funny as it is devastating. Loitering gathers those el

Nov 20, 2014
Molecules - the elements and the architecture of everything by Gray, Theodore W.

Molecules - the elements and the architecture of everything

"Everything physical is made up of the elements and the infinite variety of molecules they form when they combine with each other. In [this book], Gray takes the next step in the grand story that began with the periodic table in his best-selling book The Elements ... Here, he explores ... the most interesting, essential, useful, and beautiful of the millions of chemical structures that make up every material in the world"--Amazon.com.

Nov 20, 2014
Microbiology for dummies. by

Microbiology for dummies.

Nov 20, 2014
Mexican flavors - contemporary recipes from Camp San Miguel by Carpenter, Hugh, author

Mexican flavors - contemporary recipes from Camp San Miguel

"Mexican Flavors includes classic recipes such as Guacamole, Tortilla Soup, and Barbecue Chicken with Mole Sauce. But there are many gastronomic surprises such as Banana Salsa, Quesadillas with Papaya and Brie, Barbecued Caesar Salad with Chile Croutons, and Fallen Kahlua Chocolate Cake. The recipes use a wide range of seasonings to achieve innovative flavors with a Mexican flair - all from ingredients available at every American supermarket. Throughout the book, Hugh is at your side showing you

Nov 20, 2014
Confident Japanese. by

Confident Japanese.

Nov 20, 2014
The forty years that created America - the story of the explorers, promoters, investors, and settlers who founded the first English colonies by Lamont, Edward M., 1926- author.

The forty years that created America - the story of the explorers, promoters, investors, and settlers who founded the first English colonies

Nov 20, 2014
Cosmigraphics - picturing space through time by Benson, Michael, 1962- author.

Cosmigraphics - picturing space through time

Selecting artful and profound illustrations and maps, many hidden away in the world's great science libraries and virtually unknown today, Benson chronicles more than 1,000 years of humanity's ever-expanding understanding of the size and shape of space itself. He shows how the invention of the telescope inspired visions of unimaginably distant places and explains why today we turn to supercomputer simulations to reveal deeper truths about space-time.

Nov 20, 2014