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Lakota Woman by Brave Bird, Mary.

Lakota Woman

Mary Brave Bird grew up fatherless in a one-room cabin, without running water or electricity, on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota. Rebelling against the aimless drinking, punishing missionary school, narrow strictures for women, and violence and hopeless of reservation life, she joined the new movement of tribal pride sweeping Native American communities in the sixties and seventies. Mary eventually married Leonard Crow Dog, the American Indian Movement's chief medicine man, who re

Jul 26, 2016
A kingdom of their own - the family Karzai and the Afghan disaster by Partlow, Joshua, author.

A kingdom of their own - the family Karzai and the Afghan disaster

"The key to understanding the calamitous Afghan war is the complex, ultimately failed relationship between the powerful, duplicitous Karzai family and the U.S.--brilliantly portrayed here in its entirety for the first time by the former Washington Post Kabul bureau chief"--

Jul 26, 2016
The Jane Austen Writers' Club - Inspiration and Advice from the World|s Best-loved Novelist by Smith, Rebecca

The Jane Austen Writers' Club - Inspiration and Advice from the World|s Best-loved Novelist

Jul 26, 2016
Give me wings - how a choir of former slaves took on the world by Lowinger, Kathy, author.

Give me wings - how a choir of former slaves took on the world

The story of the "Jubilee Singers, [who] traveled from Cincinnati to New York, following the path of the Underground Railroad. With every performance they endangered their lives and those of the people helping them, but they also broke down barriers between blacks and whites, lifted spirits, and even helped influence modern American music: the Jubilees were the first to introduce spirituals outside their black communities [and are still active and highly regarded today]"--Amazon.com.

Jul 26, 2016
Best cobblers & crisps ever - no-fail recipes for rustic fruit desserts by Sweeney, Monica, author.

Best cobblers & crisps ever - no-fail recipes for rustic fruit desserts

"These classic and rustic American desserts are comfort foods at their best. And they're so easy to make--think of them as pie's less intimidating, equally delicious cousin. Make amazing weeknight desserts or entertain a crowd with this collection of 50 recipes, accompanied by beautiful, full-color photography,"--page [4] of cover.

Jul 26, 2016
The Complete History of the Return of the Living Dead by Sellers, Christian/ Smart, Gary

The Complete History of the Return of the Living Dead

Jul 26, 2016
The billionaire and the mechanic - how Larry Ellison and a car mechanic teamed up to win sailing's greatest race, the America's Cup, twice by Guthrie, Julian, author.

The billionaire and the mechanic - how Larry Ellison and a car mechanic teamed up to win sailing's greatest race, the America's Cup, twice

Details the partnership between Larry Ellison, billionaire CEO of Oracle Corrporation, and blue-collar mechanic Norbert Bajurin, offering a glimpse into their runs for the America's Cup and the design and building of their boats.

Jul 26, 2016
How to ruin everything - essays by Watsky, 1986- author.

How to ruin everything - essays

Jul 26, 2016
How the toilet changed history by Perdew, Laura.

How the toilet changed history

This book examines the invention of the toilet and explores how improving sanitation has changed cities and human health.

Jul 26, 2016
How the light bulb changed history by Bailey, Diane, 1966- author.

How the light bulb changed history

Jul 26, 2016
How the automobile changed history by Bailey, Diane, 1966-

How the automobile changed history

This book examines the automobile's start as a motorized carriage, how it works, and its evolution into the world's principal method of transportation with cultural, industrial, and environmental influences.

Jul 26, 2016
Hearing voices, living fully - living with the voices in my head by Bien, Claire, author.

Hearing voices, living fully - living with the voices in my head

When Claire Bien first began hearing voices, they were infrequent, benign and seemingly just curious about her life and the world around her. But the more attention Claire paid, the more frequently they began to speak, and the darker their intentions became...Despite escalating paranoia, an initial diagnosis of Schizophreniform Disorder and taking medication with debilitating side effects, Claire learned to face her demons and manage her condition without the need for long-term medication. In th

Jul 26, 2016
Bomb squad technician by Perritano, John.

Bomb squad technician

It takes a special kind of bravery to face down a live bomb ... but the people in this book demonstrate that courage every time they go to work. Experts on bomb squads around the world face new dangers every day. Inside, read how they stay ahead of the bombers and how they train their minds and bodies to handle the stress of disarming explosive devices. --Amazon.com.

Jul 26, 2016
Firefly Spanish-English visual dictionary by

Firefly Spanish-English visual dictionary

From everyday objects to highly specialized equipment, this visual dictionary shows you what other dictionaries can only describe in words. Perfect for students, teachers, and language learners.

Jul 26, 2016
Finding god in the waves - how I lost my faith and found it through science by McHargue, Mike, author.

Finding god in the waves - how I lost my faith and found it through science

Jul 26, 2016
The field of fight - how we can win the global war against radical Islam and its allies by Flynn, Michael T., author.

The field of fight - how we can win the global war against radical Islam and its allies

Jul 26, 2016
The fibro fix - get to the root of your fibromyalgia and start reversing your chronic pain and fatigue in 21 days by Brady, David M., author.

The fibro fix - get to the root of your fibromyalgia and start reversing your chronic pain and fatigue in 21 days

"Chronic pain affects nearly 100 million Americans. Ongoing fatigue affects even more. The combination of fatigue and body-wide chronic pain, often called "fibromyalgia," remains mysterious and confusing, and an alarming 2/3 of sufferers may be misdiagnosed. For more than 25 years, Dr. Brady has treated many thousands of patients seeking relief from fibromyalgia. In The Fibro Fix, he distills his life-changing prescription into an integrative 21-day program to help you determine if, in fact, you

Jul 26, 2016
The fermented man - a year on the front lines of a food revolution by Dellinger, Derek, author.

The fermented man - a year on the front lines of a food revolution

Jul 26, 2016
Pewter studio - contemporary projects and techniques by Mandel, Lisa Slovis.

Pewter studio - contemporary projects and techniques

Pewter--affordable, easy to work with, and suitable for making all kinds of practical and decorative objects--is the ideal medium for the home metalsmith. This is the only comprehensive guide to working it, and both beginners and intermediates will embrace its valuable information as well as its beautiful design and photography. Respected metalworker Lisa Slovis Mandel teaches readers a variety of fundamental and more advanced techniques, from fusing, soldering, and casting, to forming shapes wi

Jul 26, 2016
Indonesia by Bell, Loren, writer.

Indonesia

Jul 26, 2016