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Based on a true story / A Memoir by Macdonald, Norm, 1963- author.

Based on a true story / A Memoir

"As its title suggests, Norm Macdonald tells the story of his life--more or less--from his origins in a rural small town in the-back-of-beyond Canada to an epically disastrous appearance on Star Search, to his possibly incredible account of auditioning for Lorne Michaels and his memorable run as the anchor of Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update." But Based on a True Story is much more than a memoir, it's a hilarious, inspired, very meta imagining of his life, as told to a deeply disturbed ghos

Jul 30, 2016
Benjamin Franklin - in search of a better world by

Benjamin Franklin - in search of a better world

Examines the many facets of America's most extraordinary founding father. Politician, diplomat, scientist, printer, and civic improver, Franklin influenced every aspect of American life, from his own time to the present. This book, designed to accompany the traveling Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary exhibition celebrating Franklin's 300th birthday, includes essays by ten prominent scholars that offer an overview of Franklin's life and cover the full range of his interests and achievements, illustr

Jul 30, 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 27, 2016
Better Homes and Gardens Skillet Meals - 150+ Deliciously Easy Recipes from One Pan by Better Homes and Gardens Books (COR)

Better Homes and Gardens Skillet Meals - 150+ Deliciously Easy Recipes from One Pan

Jul 25, 2016
Blood at the root - a racial cleansing in America by Phillips, Patrick, 1970- author.

Blood at the root - a racial cleansing in America

"A gripping tale of racial cleansing in Forsyth County, Georgia and ... testament to the deep roots of racial violence in America ... Patrick Phillips breaks the century-long silence of his hometown and uncovers a history of racial terrorism that continues to shape America in the twenty-first century"--

Jul 30, 2016
Blood Brother - Jonathan Daniels and His Sacrifice for Civil Rights by Wallace, Rich/ Wallace, Sandra Neil

Blood Brother - Jonathan Daniels and His Sacrifice for Civil Rights

Jul 25, 2016
Blowout - The Inside Story of the Bp Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill by Jacobs, Daniel

Blowout - The Inside Story of the Bp Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Jul 30, 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 29, 2016
Book Design Made Simple - A Step-by-Step Guide to Designing and Typesetting Your Own Book Using Adobe InDesign by Raven, Fiona/ Collett, Glenna

Book Design Made Simple - A Step-by-Step Guide to Designing and Typesetting Your Own Book Using Adobe InDesign

Jul 30, 2016
Born on Third Base - A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good by Collins, Chuck/ Pearl, Morris (FRW)

Born on Third Base - A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good

Jul 30, 2016
Born to run by Springsteen, Bruce, author.

Born to run

Traces the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's life from his childhood in a Catholic New Jersey family and the musical experiences that prompted his career to the rise of the E Street Band and the stories behind some of his most famous songs.

Jul 30, 2016
Britain's war / Into Battle, 1937-1941 by Todman, Daniel, author.

Britain's war / Into Battle, 1937-1941

Jul 30, 2016
Building a New Majority by Balzano, Michael P.

Building a New Majority

Jul 30, 2016
Buxton Hall Barbecue's book of smoke - wood-smoked meat, sides, and more by Moss, Elliott, 1980- author.

Buxton Hall Barbecue's book of smoke - wood-smoked meat, sides, and more

Jul 30, 2016
Can we travel through time? - the 20 big questions of physics by Brooks, Michael, 1970-

Can we travel through time? - the 20 big questions of physics

"Can We Travel Through Time? addresses 20 of the most fundamental and frequently asked questions in physics. What is the God particle? Does chaos theory spell disaster? Am I unique in the universe? What is light? Each 3,000 word essay examines these eternally perplexing questions in a way that is comprehensible to everyone, providing the ultimate guide to understanding the very nature of the world we live in."--Publisher's description.

Jul 30, 2016
Cantonese phrasebook & dictionary. by

Cantonese phrasebook & dictionary.

Jul 30, 2016
Captain America vs. Iron Man - Freedom, Security, Psychology by Langley, Travis, Ph.D. (EDT)

Captain America vs. Iron Man - Freedom, Security, Psychology

Jul 30, 2016
Caramel, caramel & more caramel! - over 50 delectable recipes for creative, caramel cuisine by Moses, Michal.

Caramel, caramel & more caramel! - over 50 delectable recipes for creative, caramel cuisine

Jul 30, 2016
Catholic women confront their church- stories of hurt and hope by Wexler, Ceilia Viggo

Catholic women confront their church- stories of hurt and hope

Jul 30, 2016
Ceramics - contemporary artists working in clay by Singleton, Kate (Kate J.), 1983- author.

Ceramics - contemporary artists working in clay

Jul 30, 2016