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Winning Isn't Luck - How to Succeed in Racing Dinghies and Yachts by Imhoff, Fred/ Schram, Chris (TRN)

Winning Isn't Luck - How to Succeed in Racing Dinghies and Yachts

Jun 30, 2016
We are not such things - the murder of a young American, a South African township, and the search for truth and reconciliation by Van der Leun, Justine, author.

We are not such things - the murder of a young American, a South African township, and the search for truth and reconciliation

Recounts the story of a young American anti-apartheid activist and Fulbright scholar who was murdered by black residents of Cape Town, who ultimately were granted amnesty and worked with the woman's parents to create an educational foundation for justice.

Jun 30, 2016
Ultimate encyclopedia of boxing by Mullan, Harry, 1946-1999, author.

Ultimate encyclopedia of boxing

The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Boxing is the world's most comprehensive single-volume illustrated work of boxing reference, covering all aspects of the sport since its rise from the days of illegal big-money challenge matches to the multi-million-dollar televised extravaganza it is today. As well as details of the careers of the world's greatest boxers, and descriptions of many of their outstanding fights, it traces the progress of the world title from champion to champion in all the weight classe

Jun 30, 2016
This bridge called my back - writings by radical women of color by Moraga, Cherriþe (EDT)/ Anzalda͠, Gloria (EDT)

This bridge called my back - writings by radical women of color

Jun 30, 2016
Texas Hold|em Made Easy - A Systemetic Process for Steady Winnings at No Limit Hold|em by Hazelton, Walt

Texas Hold|em Made Easy - A Systemetic Process for Steady Winnings at No Limit Hold|em

Jun 30, 2016
The terror years - from al-Qaeda to the Islamic State by Wright, Lawrence, 1947- author.

The terror years - from al-Qaeda to the Islamic State

"Ten powerful pieces first published in The New Yorker recall the path terror in the Middle East has taken from the rise of al-Qaeda in the 1990s to the recent beheadings of reporters and aid workers by ISIS. With the Pulitzer Prize-winning The Looming Tower, Lawrence Wright became generally acknowledged as one of our major journalists writing on terrorism in the Middle East. This collection draws on several articles he wrote while researching that book as well as many that he's written since,

Jun 30, 2016
The Lightroom Mobile Book by Kelby, Scott

The Lightroom Mobile Book

Jun 30, 2016
Leather crafts by Franklin, Geoffrey, author.

Leather crafts

"Leatherworking is an age-old practice, but today's artisans are updating the craft with a sophisticated, modern style. Full of step-by-step instructions and clear color photos, this helpful guide gives you 20 useful and attractive leather-craft projects, ranging in difficulty from easy to advanced..." --Page 4 of cover.

Jun 30, 2016
The maker's manual by Maietta, Andrea, author.

The maker's manual

A guide to transforming ideas into physical projects and working toward a sustainable business covers such topics as electronics prototyping, CAD software, 3D printing, programming with Python, project management, and business financing.

Jun 30, 2016
Why diets make us fat - the unintended consequences of our obsession with weight loss by Aamodt, Sandra.

Why diets make us fat - the unintended consequences of our obsession with weight loss

A neuroscientist uses her knowledge of brain science and biology to explain why dieting does not work and that a cycle of dieting and gaining is actually worse for one's health than being overweight.

Jun 30, 2016
Why write? - a master class on the art and value of writing by Edmundson, Mark, 1952- author.

Why write? - a master class on the art and value of writing

Jun 30, 2016
The world's best drinks - where to find them & how to make them by Moore, Victoria, author.

The world's best drinks - where to find them & how to make them

Jun 30, 2016
The Nordic theory of everything - in search of a better life by Partanen, Anu, author.

The Nordic theory of everything - in search of a better life

A Finnish journalist and naturalized American citizen compares and contrasts life in the U.S. with life in the Nordic region to encourage Americans to draw on practices from the Nordic way of life to create a fairer, happier, more secure, and less stressful society.

Jun 30, 2016
Marconi - the man who networked the world by Raboy, Marc, 1948- author.

Marconi - the man who networked the world

Jun 30, 2016
The Power of When - Discover Your Chronotype--And the Best Time to Eat Lunch, Ask for a Raise, Have Sex, Write a Novel, Take Your Meds, and More by Breus, Michael/ Oz, Mehmet, M.D. (FRW)

The Power of When - Discover Your Chronotype--And the Best Time to Eat Lunch, Ask for a Raise, Have Sex, Write a Novel, Take Your Meds, and More

Jun 30, 2016
You must change your life - the story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin by Corbett, Rachel, 1984- author.

You must change your life - the story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin

"The extraordinary story of one of the most fruitful friendships in modern arts and letters. Paris, 1902: Renowned sculptor Auguste Rodin has just completed The Thinker. Rainer Maria Rilke is a delicate young visitor from Prague, broke and suffering froma case of writer's block. When Rilke is commissioned to write a book about Rodin, everything changes. . . . You Must Change Your Life reveals one of the great stories of modern art and literature: Rodin and Rilke's years together as master and di

Jun 30, 2016
Taking charge of your fertility - the definitive guide to natural birth control, pregnancy achievement, and reproductive health by Weschler, Toni, 1955- author.

Taking charge of your fertility - the definitive guide to natural birth control, pregnancy achievement, and reproductive health

Offers a natural alternative to ineffective procedures and a biologically proven method of fertility control for avoiding or achieving pregnancy.

Jun 30, 2016
Sea kayaking - the classic manual for touring, from day trips to major expeditions by Dowd, John, author.

Sea kayaking - the classic manual for touring, from day trips to major expeditions

Still regarded as "the bible" for both new and experienced kayakers after more than thirty years in print, Sea Kayaking covers the basics of equipment and technique, including types of paddles and strokes, as well as such essential skills as how to read the weather and the water, how to navigate with and without GPS and how to travel with a group. Drawing on his many years of experience paddling in all climates, John Dowd presents practical advice on dealing with potential hazards (from surf to

Jun 30, 2016
Vegangelical - how caring for animals can shape your faith by King, Sarah Withrow, 1978- author.

Vegangelical - how caring for animals can shape your faith

Jun 30, 2016
Understanding Compression - Data Compression for Modern Developers by Mcanlis, Colt/ Haecky, Aleks

Understanding Compression - Data Compression for Modern Developers

Jun 30, 2016