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Deep-rooted wisdom - stories and skills from generations of gardeners by Farmer, Augustus Jenkins.

Deep-rooted wisdom - stories and skills from generations of gardeners

Apr 10, 2014
The aging population by

The aging population

Apr 10, 2014
98% funky stuff - my life in music by Parker, Maceo.

98% funky stuff - my life in music

Parker tells the story of his journey from a Southern upbringing to a career touring the world to play for adoring fans. James Brown first discovered the Parker brothers-- Melvin, the drummer, and Maceo on sax-- in a band at a small North Carolina nightclub in 1963. Brown hired them both, but it was Maceo's signature style that helped define Brown's brand of funk.

Apr 10, 2014
491 days - prisoner number 1323/69 by Mandela, Winnie, author.

491 days - prisoner number 1323/69

Apr 10, 2014
Behind the curve - science and the politics of global warming by Howe, Joshua P., author

Behind the curve - science and the politics of global warming

"In 1958, Charles David Keeling began measuring the concentration of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii. His project kicked off a half century of research that has expanded our knowledge of climate change. Despite more than fifty years of research, however, our global society has yet to find real solutions to the problem of global warming. Why? In Behind the Curve, Joshua Howe attempts to answer this question. He explores the history of global warming

Apr 10, 2014
Zen doodle - tons of tangles by Jenny, Tonia (EDT)/ Jones, Amy (EDT)

Zen doodle - tons of tangles

Presents a selection of one hundred examples of Zen doodle art along with step-by-step instructions for creating the images, divided into categories of abstract art, objects, animals, beasts, friendship, and love.

Apr 11, 2014
Your Mind Is What Your Brain Does for a Living - Learn How to Make It Work for You by Fogel, Steve/ Rosin, Mark

Your Mind Is What Your Brain Does for a Living - Learn How to Make It Work for You

Apr 11, 2014
You can begin again - no matter what, it's never too late by Meyer, Joyce, 1943-

You can begin again - no matter what, it's never too late

Offers stories, scriptural principles, and advice encouraging readers to never give up on themselves or God, regardless of the setbacks or obstacles that they encounter.

Apr 11, 2014
Yarn works - how to spin, dye, and knit your own yarn by Johnson, W. J. (Wendy J.), 1957- author.

Yarn works - how to spin, dye, and knit your own yarn

Introduces the processes of spinning and dying yarn and explains how to match homespun fiber and yarn to knitted projects.

Apr 11, 2014
The wrong enemy - America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014 by Gall, Carlotta, author.

The wrong enemy - America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014

In this sweeping account of a war brought by well-intentioned American leaders against an enemy they barely understood, and could not truly engage, Gall argues that Pakistan fueled the Taliban and protected Osama bin Laden for the entire duration of the American invasion and occupation.

Apr 11, 2014
Wounds to bind - a memoir of the folk-rock revolution by Burgan, Jerry, author.

Wounds to bind - a memoir of the folk-rock revolution

Apr 11, 2014
A world without Jews - the Nazi imagination from persecution to genocide by Confino, Alon, author.

A world without Jews - the Nazi imagination from persecution to genocide

"Why exactly did the Nazis burn the Hebrew Bible everywhere in Germany on November 9, 1938? The perplexing event has not been adequately accounted for by historians in their large-scale assessments of how and why the Holocaust occurred. In this gripping new analysis, Alon Confino draws on an array of archives across three continents to propose a penetrating new assessment of one of the central moral problems of the twentieth century. To a surprising extent, Confino demonstrates, the mass murder

Apr 11, 2014
World War I - The Definitive Visual History by Grant, R. G.

World War I - The Definitive Visual History

Apr 11, 2014
William Newton's complete guide to watercolour painting. by Newton, William.

William Newton's complete guide to watercolour painting.

Apr 11, 2014
When your life is on fire - what would you save? by Kolbell, Erik.

When your life is on fire - what would you save?

"If your life was on fire, what would be the one thing you save? Psychotherapist and pastor Erik Kolbell asks that question of 13 remarkable and unique individuals. The answers, provided by celebrities such as Jane Pauley and Alan Alda, artists such as Regina Carter and Tao Porchon Lynch, and ordinary people put into extraordinary situations like Don Lange and Brenda Berkman, will help all of us consider what it is that we value most in life. His goal, Kolbell says, is not to examine the worth

Apr 11, 2014
Ux for Dummies by Nichols, Kevin/ Chesnut, Donald

Ux for Dummies

Apr 11, 2014
Vikings - life and legend by Williams, Gareth (EDT)/ Pentz, Peter (EDT)/ Wemhoff, Matthias (EDT)/ Margrethe, Queen of Denmark (FRW)

Vikings - life and legend

Apr 11, 2014
Unknown quantity - a real and imaginary history of algebra by Derbyshire, John.

Unknown quantity - a real and imaginary history of algebra

Chronicles algebra's history from the days of Abraham to the work of nineteenth-century mathematicians Niels Henrik Abel and E´variste Galois and through the twentieth century, examining the math and showing that the development of algebra was the development of a new way of thinking.

Apr 11, 2014
We animals by McArthur, Jo-Anne

We animals

Apr 11, 2014
Stop walking on eggshells - taking your life back when someone you care about has borderline personality disorder by Mason, Paul T., M.S.

Stop walking on eggshells - taking your life back when someone you care about has borderline personality disorder

Discusses the signs and symptoms of borderline personality disorder and explains how the families and friends of patients can cope with BPD behavior while taking care of themselves.

Apr 11, 2014