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Our lost Constitution - the willful subversion of America's founding document by Lee, Mike, 1971- author.

Our lost Constitution - the willful subversion of America's founding document

The senator from Utah reveals the little-known stories behind key parts of the U.S. Constitution, showing how every abuse of federal power today is rooted in neglect of the Constitution and that most of those abuses were predicted by the Founders.

Apr 17, 2015
Out came the sun - overcoming the legacy of mental illness, addiction, and suicide in my family by Hemingway, Mariel, author.

Out came the sun - overcoming the legacy of mental illness, addiction, and suicide in my family

A moving, compelling memoir about growing up and escaping the tragic legacy of mental illness, suicide, addiction, and depression in one of America's most famous families: the Hemingways.

Apr 13, 2015
Out of ashes - a new history of Europe in the twentieth century by Jarausch, Konrad Hugo.

Out of ashes - a new history of Europe in the twentieth century

Apr 19, 2015
Out of the woods - healing from Lyme disease for body, mind, and spirit by Makris, Katina I.

Out of the woods - healing from Lyme disease for body, mind, and spirit

Apr 19, 2015
Overdevelopment, overpopulation, overshoot by

Overdevelopment, overpopulation, overshoot

"Every major problem facing humanity is exacerbated by a needlessly ballooning human population. So why is the explosive growth of the human family--more than sevenfold since the Industrial Revolution and still expanding rapidly--generally ignored by policy makers and the media? And why has the environmental movement chosen to be mostly silent about the fundamental driver of species loss and the destruction of wildlife habitats around the globe? Isn't it time to start speaking out about the equa

Apr 17, 2015
Paddling Wisconsin - a guide to the state's best paddling routes by Revolinski, Kevin, author.

Paddling Wisconsin - a guide to the state's best paddling routes

Apr 19, 2015
Painting successful watercolours from photographs by Kersey, Geoff, author.

Painting successful watercolours from photographs

Artists who work from photographic source material need to learn how to adapt and improve in order to create a successful painting. Geoff Kersey is a master of this way of working, and here he shows how it is done. Reference photographs, colour charts and preparatory sketches are shown alongside all the finished paintings in this book, with full details of the adaptations and creative processes involved. There are plenty of clear tips and advice, and an illustrated glossary of all the painting t

Apr 14, 2015
Passenger on the Pearl - the true story of Emily Edmonson's flight from slavery by Conkling, Winifred, author.

Passenger on the Pearl - the true story of Emily Edmonson's flight from slavery

Documents the events of the 1848 escape attempt by Emily Edmonson, her siblings and dozens of other enslaved people on board the Pearl, discussing the contributions made by Harriet Beecher Stowe, Emily's subsequent education and her history-changing teaching career.

Apr 19, 2015
Pelvis With Distance - A Biography-in-poems/Self-portrait by Proxy by Jacobs, Jessica

Pelvis With Distance - A Biography-in-poems/Self-portrait by Proxy

Apr 19, 2015
Persian mythology by Nardo, Don, 1947-

Persian mythology

Presents the major gods and themes of Persian mythology.

Apr 19, 2015
Photographer and the president - Abraham Lincoln, Alexander Gardner, and the images that made a presidency by Lowry, Richard S., 1954-

Photographer and the president - Abraham Lincoln, Alexander Gardner, and the images that made a presidency

Apr 14, 2015
Picnic in Provence - a memoir with recipes by Bard, Elizabeth, author.

Picnic in Provence - a memoir with recipes

The author describes how she and her husband moved from cosmopolitan Paris to rural Provence after their son was born, the beginning of their adventures as culinary entrepreneurs, and their initiation into classic Proven©'al cuisine.

Apr 13, 2015
Pig Tales - An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat by Estabrook, Barry

Pig Tales - An Omnivore's Quest for Sustainable Meat

Apr 17, 2015
Pirate hunters - treasure, obsession, and the search for a legendary pirate ship by Kurson, Robert.

Pirate hunters - treasure, obsession, and the search for a legendary pirate ship

Apr 17, 2015
Planck - driven by vision, broken by war by Brown, Brandon R.

Planck - driven by vision, broken by war

Apr 17, 2015
Please excuse this poem - 100 new poets for the next generation by

Please excuse this poem - 100 new poets for the next generation

Apr 19, 2015
Please kill me - the uncensored oral history of punk by McNeil, Legs, author.

Please kill me - the uncensored oral history of punk

"Please Kill Me brings the sound of the punk generation to life. Iggy Pop, Danny Fields, Dee Dee and Joey Ramone, Nico, Patti Smith, and scores of other famous and infamous punk figures lend their voices to this definitive account of that outrageous, explosive era. From its origins in the twilight years of Andy Warhol's New York reign to its last gasps as eighties corporate rock, the phenomenon that was known as punk is scrutinized, eulogized, and idealized by the people who were there and who m

Apr 19, 2015
Plutopia - nuclear families, atomic cities, and the great Soviet and American plutonium disasters by Brown, Kate (Kathryn L.)

Plutopia - nuclear families, atomic cities, and the great Soviet and American plutonium disasters

In Plutopia, Brown draws on official records and dozens of interviews to tell the stories of Richland, Washington and Ozersk, Russia-the first two cities in the world to produce plutonium. To contain secrets, American and Soviet leaders created plutopias--communities of nuclear families living in highly-subsidized, limited-access atomic cities. Brown shows that the plants' segregation of permanent and temporary workers and of nuclear and non-nuclear zones created a bubble of immunity, where dump

Apr 13, 2015
Population Control - How Corporate Owners Are Killing Us by Marrs, Jim

Population Control - How Corporate Owners Are Killing Us

Apr 19, 2015
Power Excel with MrExcel - 567 Excel mysteries solved by Jelen, Bill, author.

Power Excel with MrExcel - 567 Excel mysteries solved

Apr 19, 2015