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Older and wiser - inspiration and advice for retiring baby boomers by Ahlander, Dag Sebastian, 1944-

Older and wiser - inspiration and advice for retiring baby boomers

"Older and Wiser! is the inspiring new sequel to Older and Happier!, Dag Sebastian Ahlander's joyful guide to turning retirement into a time of self-exploration. For many men, the years after sixty-five become the best of their lives--and with good reason. The office is left behind, the children have grown up, and you're healthy, alert, and free to do what you want. Still, as with any big life change, you may be looking for some words of advice and hope. Older and Wiser! reflects on the big thin

Oct 29, 2014
On his own terms - a life of Nelson Rockefeller by Smith, Richard Norton, 1953-

On his own terms - a life of Nelson Rockefeller

The definitive life of one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century, this biography draws on thousands of newly available documents and interviews, including Rockefeller's own unpublished reminiscences. Grandson of oil magnate John D. Rockefeller, Nelson coveted the White House from childhood. Before he was thirty he had helped his father develop Rockefeller Center and his mother establish the Museum of Modern Art. At 32 he was Franklin Roosevelt's wartime coordinator

Oct 28, 2014
On the path to enlightenment - heart advice from the great Tibetan masters by

On the path to enlightenment - heart advice from the great Tibetan masters

"This anthology reflects the different stages of the spiritual journey in the tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, as told through a dynamic selection of teachings from the great masters of all times. Best-selling author Matthieu Ricard was inspired to put together this compilation by a meeting he had with the Tibetan spiritual master Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, who told the author, "When one realizes the depth of view of the various schools of Tibetan Buddhism and we see also that they all lead to the s

Oct 29, 2014
On the path to enlightenment - heart advice from the great Tibetan masters by Ricard, Matthieu

On the path to enlightenment - heart advice from the great Tibetan masters

"This anthology reflects the different stages of the spiritual journey in the tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, as told through a dynamic selection of teachings from the great masters of all times. Best-selling author Matthieu Ricard was inspired to put together this compilation by a meeting he had with the Tibetan spiritual master Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, who told the author, "When one realizes the depth of view of the various schools of Tibetan Buddhism and we see also that they all lead to the s

Oct 24, 2014
On the road with Janis Joplin by Cooke, John Byrne, author.

On the road with Janis Joplin

In 1967, as the new sound of rock and roll was taking over popular music, John Byrne Cooke was at the center of it all. As a member of D.A. Pennebaker's film crew, he witnessed the astonishing breakout performances of Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix at the Monterey Pop Festival that June. Less than six months later, he was on a plane to San Francisco, taking a job as road manager for Janis and her band, Big Brother and the Holding Company. From then on, Cooke was Joplin's road manager amid a rota

Oct 29, 2014
Once in the West by Wiman, Christian, 1966-

Once in the West

Oct 28, 2014
One lucky bastard - tales from Tinseltown by Moore, Roger, 1927-

One lucky bastard - tales from Tinseltown

"In a career that spans over seven decades, Roger Moore has been at the very heart of Hollywood. Of course, he's an actor and has starred in films that have made him famous the world over; but he's also a tremendous prankster, joker and raconteur. Despite the fact that he is well known as one of the nicest guys in the business, on and off the screen he has always been up for some fun. In this fabulous collection of true stories from his stellar career, Moore lifts the lid on the movie business,

Oct 29, 2014
One Vote - Make Your Voice Heard by Carson, Ben, M.d./ Carson, Candy (CON)

One Vote - Make Your Voice Heard

Oct 29, 2014
Own it! - be the boss of your life--at home and in the workplace by Coffey, Tabatha, 1969- author.

Own it! - be the boss of your life--at home and in the workplace

Part small business advice, part self-help book, the Bravo star shares her blunt yet rational wisdom, providing tips on entrepreneurship, customer service, management, and women in business, and presents stories of real people who have faced challenging transitions.

Oct 29, 2014
Packaged pleasures - how technology and marketing revolutionized desire by Cross, Gary S., author.

Packaged pleasures - how technology and marketing revolutionized desire

Oct 28, 2014
Pâtisserie at home - step-by-step recipes to help you master the art of French pastry by Torrent, Will.

Pâtisserie at home - step-by-step recipes to help you master the art of French pastry

Oct 29, 2014
Paleo dog - give your best friend a long life, healthy weight, and freedom from illness by nurturing his inner wolf by Hofve, Jean.

Paleo dog - give your best friend a long life, healthy weight, and freedom from illness by nurturing his inner wolf

From the tiniest teacup poodle to the most massive Great Dane, dogs digestive systems are pure wolf. Fidos ancestors enjoyed a diet that was 45 to 50 percent protein, 40 to 50 percent fat, and less than 10 percent carbohydrates. Walk down the pet food aisle, however, and youll find that typical commercial kibble is made mainly of starchy ingredients like peas, potatoes, corn, wheat, rice, and oatsnothing a prehistoric pup would dream of eating. This healthy mix is proving anything but: About 85

Oct 29, 2014
Paleo dog - give your best friend a long life, healthy weight, and freedom from illness by nurturing his inner wolf by Hofve, Jean.

Paleo dog - give your best friend a long life, healthy weight, and freedom from illness by nurturing his inner wolf

A guide to providing canines with a more protein-and-fat-heavy paleo diet helps readers assess their dogs' diets, and also includes information on training, exercise, massage, and other alternative therapies.

Oct 24, 2014
Palestine Speaks - Narratives of Life Under Occupation by Malek, Cate (EDT)/ Hoke, Mateo (EDT)

Palestine Speaks - Narratives of Life Under Occupation

Oct 29, 2014
Paper love - searching for the girl my grandfather left behind by Wildman, Sarah, author.

Paper love - searching for the girl my grandfather left behind

Oct 29, 2014
Parcells - a football life by Parcells, Bill, 1941-

Parcells - a football life

"Bill Parcells may be the most iconic football coach of our time. During his decades-long tenure as an NFL coach, he turned failing franchises into contenders. He led the ailing New York Giants to two Super Bowl victories, turned the New England Patriotsinto an NFL powerhouse, reinvigorated the New York Jets, brought the Dallas Cowboys back to life, and was most recently enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Taking readers behind the scenes with one of the most influential and fascinating

Oct 29, 2014
Parisian cats by Kiang-Snaije, Olivia, author.

Parisian cats

Oct 29, 2014
Patton at the Battle of the Bulge - how the general's tanks turned the tide at Bastogne by Barron, Leo.

Patton at the Battle of the Bulge - how the general's tanks turned the tide at Bastogne

Published to coincide with the seventieth anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, an Army veteran and historian explores one of the most famous yet little understood clashes of the war that was General Patton's finest hour.

Oct 29, 2014
Pay any price - greed, power, and endless war by Risen, James.

Pay any price - greed, power, and endless war

"War corrupts. Endless war corrupts absolutely. Ever since 9/11 America has fought an endless war on terror, seeking enemies everywhere and never promising peace. In Pay Any Price, James Risen reveals an extraordinary litany of the hidden costs of that war: from squandered and stolen dollars, to outrageous abuses of power, to wars on normalcy, decency, and truth. In the name of fighting terrorism, our government has done things every bit as shameful as its historic wartime abuses -- and until th

Oct 29, 2014
Paying for college without going broke, 2015 by Chany, Kalman A., author.

Paying for college without going broke, 2015

The only annual college financial aid guide with line-by-line instructions for completing the FAFSA and CSS PROFILE aid forms!

Oct 29, 2014