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Where am I eating? - an adventure through the global food economy by Timmerman, Kelsey, 1979-

Where am I eating? - an adventure through the global food economy

"Bridges the gap between global farmers and fishermen and American consumers America now imports twice as much food as it did a decade ago. What does this increased reliance on imported food mean for the people around the globe who produce our food? Kelsey Timmerman set out on a global quest to meet the farmers and fisherman who grow and catch our food, and also worked alongside them: loading lobster boats in Nicaragua, splitting cocoa beans with a machete in Ivory Coast, and hauling tomatoes in

Jul 18, 2016
Not pretty enough - the unlikely triumph of Helen Gurley Brown by Hirshey, Gerri, author.

Not pretty enough - the unlikely triumph of Helen Gurley Brown

"A bold and deeply researched biography of a complicated cultural icon. When Helen Gurley Brown published Sex and the Single Girl in 1962, it sold more than two million copies in just three weeks, presaging the self-help boom and helping to usher in the unapologetic self-affirmation of second wave feminism. Brown declared that it was okay, even imperative, to enjoy sex outside of marriage; that equal rights for women should extend to the bedroom; that meaningful work outside the home was essenti

Jul 18, 2016
Almighty - courage, resistance, and existential peril in the nuclear age by Zak, Dan.

Almighty - courage, resistance, and existential peril in the nuclear age

Jul 18, 2016
Acrobatics for children & teenagers by Blume, Michael.

Acrobatics for children & teenagers

This book teaches the basics of partner acrobatics with children and teenagers. It shows the reader how to organize practice sessions and arrange performances. A practical section presents simple acrobatic figures that have proved to be of value in practice.

Jul 18, 2016
Freedom- my book of firsts by Dugard, Jaycee Lee, 1980-

Freedom- my book of firsts

Jul 18, 2016
Depression in later life - an essential guide by Serani, Deborah, 1961- author.

Depression in later life - an essential guide

Jul 18, 2016
Critics, monsters, fanatics, and other literary essays by Ozick, Cynthia, author.

Critics, monsters, fanatics, and other literary essays

"In a collection that includes new essays written explicitly for this volume, one of our sharpest and most influential critics confronts the past, present, and future of literary culture. If every outlet for book criticism suddenly disappeared -- if all we had were reviews that treated books like any other commodity -- could the novel survive? In a gauntlet-throwing essay at the start of this brilliant assemblage, Cynthia Ozick stakes the claim that, just as surely as critics require a steady su

Jul 18, 2016
Creative strength training - prompts, exercises and personal stories for encouraging artistic genius by Dunnewold, Jane, 1954- author.

Creative strength training - prompts, exercises and personal stories for encouraging artistic genius

“Artists and athletes alike benefit from strength training. Building creative stamina takes encouragement, mentoring, and regular practice. In Creative Strength Training, you|ll discover powerful strategies that combine writing and hands-on art-making to overcome creative stumbling blocks, develop a unique voice and make creating art a regular habit.”--provided by Amazon.com.

Jul 18, 2016
The confident house hunter - a home inspector's tips and tricks for finding your perfect house by Chalk, Dylan, 1970- author.

The confident house hunter - a home inspector's tips and tricks for finding your perfect house

Jul 18, 2016
By the bundle by Jansen, Emma Jean, author.

By the bundle

Jul 18, 2016
Burgers - 125 mouthwatering recipes & tips. by

Burgers - 125 mouthwatering recipes & tips.

Jul 18, 2016
Brazillionaires - power, wealth, decadence, and hope in an American country by Cuadros, Alex.

Brazillionaires - power, wealth, decadence, and hope in an American country

Jul 18, 2016
God and Churchill - how the great leader's sense of divine destiny changed his troubled world and offers hope for ours by Sandys, Jonathan, author.

God and Churchill - how the great leader's sense of divine destiny changed his troubled world and offers hope for ours

"God and Churchill tells the remarkable story of how one man embarked on a course to save what he called "Christian civilization" when Adolf Hitler and the forces of evil stood opposed to it. In this intimate look at the course of Chruchill's life and spiritual journey, his great-grandson Jonathan Sandys and journalist Wallace Henley reveal what can happen when ordinary people have the courage to take hold of their calling and follow wherever it leads - never giving up, never giving in."--Publis

Jul 18, 2016
The big book of wooden boat restoration - basic techniques, maintenance, and repair by Larsson, Thomas (Wooden boat restorer), author.

The big book of wooden boat restoration - basic techniques, maintenance, and repair

The Big Book of Wooden Boat Restoration is the perfect introduction or reference guide for wooden boat lovers both experienced and new. Author Thomas Larsson, one of Sweden's most experienced and premier wooden boat restorers, has gathered his thorough knowledge of the subject for the reader and placed it in this book with informative facts and an extensive glossary, accessible to new hobbyists and longtime boat lovers alike. This book contains chapters on boat care, including winter maintenance

Jul 18, 2016
The Baseball Whisperer - a small-town coach who shaped Big League dreams by Tackett, Michael, author.

The Baseball Whisperer - a small-town coach who shaped Big League dreams

"Traces the ... story of Merl Eberly and his Clarinda A's baseball team, which he tended over the course of five decades, transforming them from a town team to a collegiate summer league powerhouse. Along with Ozzie Smith, future manager Bud Black, and star player Von Hayes, Merl developed scores of major league players (six of which are currently playing). In the process, Merl taught them to be men, insisting on hard work, integrity, and responsibility"--Dust jacket flap.

Jul 18, 2016
The ethics of ambiguity by Beauvoir, Simone de, 1908-1986, author.

The ethics of ambiguity

Jul 18, 2016
Creative cut cards - 35 greeting cards for every occasion. by

Creative cut cards - 35 greeting cards for every occasion.

Jul 18, 2016
Heads I win, tails I win - why smart investors fail and how to tilt the odds in your favor by Jakab, Spencer, author.

Heads I win, tails I win - why smart investors fail and how to tilt the odds in your favor

"Since leaving his job as a ... stock analyst to become an investing columnist, Jakab has watched his readers--and his family, friends, and colleagues--make the same mistakes again and again. He set out to evaluate the typical advice people get, from the clearly risky to the seemingly safe, to figure out where it all goes wrong and how they could do much better"--Dust jacket flap.

Jul 18, 2016
Your First Garden - A Landscape Primer for New Home Owners by Adam, Judith

Your First Garden - A Landscape Primer for New Home Owners

Jul 19, 2016
You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams - My Life in Stories and Pictures by Cumming, Alan

You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams - My Life in Stories and Pictures

Jul 19, 2016