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What color is your parachute? 2017 - a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers by Bolles, Richard Nelson, author.

What color is your parachute? 2017 - a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers

"The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2017 to tailor its long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers,"--Amazon.com.

Aug 23, 2016
The Unofficial guide to Walt Disney World. 2017 by Sehlinger, Bob, 1945- author.

The Unofficial guide to Walt Disney World. 2017

Hotels, attractions, and restaurants in all price categories are listed with evaluations based on reader surveys and critiques--compiled by unbiased inspectors of Orlando's most famed attractions.

Aug 23, 2016
The housekeeper's tale - the women who really ran the English country house by Boase, Tessa, author.

The housekeeper's tale - the women who really ran the English country house

Working as a housekeeper was one of the most prestigious jobs a nineteenth and early twentieth century woman could want - and also one of the toughest. A far cry from the Downton Abbey fiction, the real life Mrs Hughes was up against capricious mistresses, low pay, no job security and gruelling physical labour. Until now, her story has never been told. The Housekeeper's Tale reveals the personal sacrifices, bitter disputes and driving ambition that shaped these women's careers. Delving into secr

Aug 23, 2016
Embellishment stitch guide by Leinhauser, Jean.

Embellishment stitch guide

Aug 23, 2016
Peterson's how to get money for college 2017. by

Peterson's how to get money for college 2017.

Aug 23, 2016
The path of modern yoga - the history of an embodied spiritual practice by Goldberg, Elliott, 1943- author.

The path of modern yoga - the history of an embodied spiritual practice

"A history of yoga's transformation from sacred discipline to exercise program to embodied spiritual practice. Identifies the origin of exercise yoga as India's response to the mania for exercise sweeping the West in the early 20th century. Examines yoga's transformations through the lives and accomplishments of 11 key figures, including Sri Yogendra, K.V. Iyer, Louise Morgan, Krishnamacharya, Swami Sivananda, Indra Devi, and B.K.S. Iyengar. Draws on more than 10 years of research from rare prim

Aug 24, 2016
Sex and punishment - four thousand years of judging desire by Berkowitz, Eric.

Sex and punishment - four thousand years of judging desire

The 'raging' frenzy of the sex drive, to use Plato's phrase, has always defied control. However, that is not to say that every civilization has not tried, using its most powerful weapon: the Law. At any given point in history some forms of sex were condoned while others were punished mercilessly. Jump back or forward a century or two or cross a border and the harmless fun of one society becomes the gravest crime in another. This work tells the story of the struggle to regulate the most powerful

Aug 24, 2016
Dreamgirl - my life as a Supreme by Wilson, Mary, 1944-

Dreamgirl - my life as a Supreme

The Supremes story - the dramatic inside look at one of the most enduring show business legends, a real life enactment of the American dream.

Aug 24, 2016
Fighting to the end - the Pakistan Army's way of war by Fair, C. Christine, author.

Fighting to the end - the Pakistan Army's way of war

"Since Pakistan was founded in 1947, its army has dominated the state. The military establishment has locked the country in an enduring rivalry with India, with the primary aim of wresting Kashmir from it. To that end, Pakistan initiated three wars over Kashmir-in 1947, 1965, and 1999-and failed to win any of them. Today, the army continues to prosecute this dangerous policy by employing non-state actors under the security of its ever-expanding nuclear umbrella. It has sustained a proxy war in K

Aug 24, 2016
Zero belly smoothies by Zinczenko, David, author.

Zero belly smoothies

Provides more than one hundred recipes for fruit and vegetable smoothies designed to boost metabolism, improve digestion, and promote weight loss in a fourteen-day eating plan. --Publisher's description.

Aug 25, 2016
Yoga for grief and loss - poses, meditation, devotion, self-reflection, selfless acts, ritual by Helbert, Karla, author.

Yoga for grief and loss - poses, meditation, devotion, self-reflection, selfless acts, ritual

Just as grief is an experience that affects us physically, mentally, emotionally, cognitively, and spiritually, yoga sustains and strengthens us in all of those same areas. This book demonstrates how the principles and practices of yoga can help relieve symptoms of grief allowing those who have experienced loss to move toward wholeness, peace, and feelings of connection with loved ones who have died. Exploring the six branches of yoga, the book shows how each branch can support us through grief

Aug 25, 2016
Your immortal reality - how to break the cycle of birth and death by Renard, Gary R.

Your immortal reality - how to break the cycle of birth and death

Aug 25, 2016
We're still right, they're still wrong - the Democrats' case for 2016 by Carville, James.

We're still right, they're still wrong - the Democrats' case for 2016

"In We're Still Right, They're Still Wrong, Carville analyzes how the Republican party has ultimately failed to deliver on its promises and how Donald J. Trump--the party's likely nominee in the 2016 presidential election--is the embodiment of that failure--and worse..."--Dust jacket.

Aug 25, 2016
Understanding compression - data compression for modern developers by McAnlis, Colt, author.

Understanding compression - data compression for modern developers

Aug 25, 2016
Trump revealed - an American journey of ambition, ego, money, and power by Kranish, Michael, author.

Trump revealed - an American journey of ambition, ego, money, and power

Authoritative, timely, and provocative, this deeply researched biography of Donald Trump provides a complex portrait of the man who--despite broad skepticism--could be the next president of the United States. Despite decades of scrutiny, many aspects of Trump's life are not well known. Few individuals have ever roamed so widely through such diverse realms as real estate, sports, entertainment, and national politics. To discover Trump in full, The Washington Post assembled a team of reporters and

Aug 25, 2016
Undeniably Indiana - Hoosiers tell the story of their wacky and wonderful state by

Undeniably Indiana - Hoosiers tell the story of their wacky and wonderful state

Aug 25, 2016
Thoughts in solitude by Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968.

Thoughts in solitude

This book, written by a Trappist monk, addresses the pleasure of a solitary life, as well as the necessity for quiet reflection in an age when so little is private.

Aug 25, 2016
Supremely partisan - how raw politics tips the scales in the United States Supreme Court by Zirin, James D., author.

Supremely partisan - how raw politics tips the scales in the United States Supreme Court

"On the eve of a presidential election that may determine the makeup of Supreme Court justices for decades to come, prominent attorney James D. Zirin argues that the Court has become increasingly partisan, rapidly making policy choices right and left on bases that have nothing to do with law or the Constitution. Zirin explains how we arrived at the present situation and looks at the current divide through its leading partisans: Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor on the left and Cl

Aug 25, 2016
Spooked - how the CIA manipulates the media and hoodwinks Hollywood by Schou, Nick, author.

Spooked - how the CIA manipulates the media and hoodwinks Hollywood

Aug 25, 2016
Understanding ECMAScript 6 - the definitive guide for JavaScript developers by Zakas, Nicholas C, author.

Understanding ECMAScript 6 - the definitive guide for JavaScript developers

Aug 25, 2016