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$2.00 a day - living on almost nothing in America by Edin, Kathryn J., author.

$2.00 a day - living on almost nothing in America

"After two decades of...research on American poverty, Kathryn Edin noticed something she hadn't seen since the mid-1990s -- households surviving on virtually no income. Edin teamed with Luke Shaefer, an expert on calculating incomes of the poor, to discover that the number of American families living on $2.00 per person, per day, has skyrocketed to 1.5 million American households, including about 3 million children....The authors illuminate a troubling trend: a low-wage labor market that increas

Sep 3, 2015
AlexanderMcQueen - blood beneath the skin by Wilson, Andrew, 1967-

AlexanderMcQueen - blood beneath the skin

"The first definitive biography of the iconic, notoriously private British fashion designer Alexander McQueen explores the connections between his dark work and even darker life. When forty-year-old Alexander McQueen committed suicide in February 2010, a shocked world mourned the loss. McQueen had risen from humble beginnings as the son of an East London taxi driver to scale the heights of fame, fortune, and glamour. He designed clothes for the world's most beautiful women and royalty, most famo

Sep 3, 2015
The Blender Girl smoothies - 100 gluten-free, vegan, & paleo-friendly recipes by Masters, Tess.

The Blender Girl smoothies - 100 gluten-free, vegan, & paleo-friendly recipes

A collection of one hundred vegan smoothies shares advice on how to bolster nutrition and flavor using herbs, spices, and probiotics.

Sep 3, 2015
Black man in a white coat - a doctor's reflections on race and medicine by Tweedy, Damon.

Black man in a white coat - a doctor's reflections on race and medicine

"One doctor's passionate and profound memoir of his experience grappling with race, bias, and the unique health problems of black AmericansWhen Damon Tweedy begins medical school,he envisions a bright future where his segregated, working-class backgroundwill become largely irrelevant. Instead, he finds that he has joined a new world where race is front and center. The recipient of a scholarship designed to increase black student enrollment, Tweedy soon meets a professor who bluntly questions whe

Sep 3, 2015
A blood-dimmed tide - the Battle of the Bulge by the men who fought it by Astor, Gerald, 1926-2007.

A blood-dimmed tide - the Battle of the Bulge by the men who fought it

"Drawing on firsthand accounts by survivors of the bloody Battle of the Bulge, diaries, letters, and official documents, this study describes the events of the campaign, hardships faced by the soldiers, the battle's horrifying costs, and the controversy surrounding the campaign."--

Sep 3, 2015
A blacksmithing primer - a course in basic and intermediate blacksmithing by McDaniel, Randy, 1949-

A blacksmithing primer - a course in basic and intermediate blacksmithing

Details forging techniques from the start to finish, beginning with the building of your own forge to making tools and elaborate door knockers.

Sep 3, 2015
A beginner's guide to Paradise - 9 steps to giving up everything so you too can- move to a South Pacific island, wear a loincloth, read a hundred books, diaper a baby monkey, build a bungalow, and maybe, just maybe, fall in love! by Sheshunoff, Alex.

A beginner's guide to Paradise - 9 steps to giving up everything so you too can- move to a South Pacific island, wear a loincloth, read a hundred books, diaper a baby monkey, build a bungalow, and maybe, just maybe, fall in love!

Sep 3, 2015
Becoming Maria - love and chaos in the South Bronx by Manzano, Sonia.

Becoming Maria - love and chaos in the South Bronx

"Pura Belpre Honor winner for The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano and one of America's most influential Hispanics--'Maria' on Sesame Street--delivers a beautifully wrought coming-of-age memoir. Set in the 1950s in the Bronx, this is the story of a girl with a dream. Emmy award-winning actress and writer Sonia Manzano plunges us into the daily lives of a Latino family that is loving--and troubled. This is Sonia's own story rendered with an unforgettable narrative power. When readers meet young Sonia

Sep 3, 2015
Adrenalized - life, Def Leppard, and beyond by Collen, Phil.

Adrenalized - life, Def Leppard, and beyond

The lead guitarist of Def Leppard chronicles the influential rock band's rise to stardom while sharing insights into their lasting popularity, describing his personal commitment to sobriety and a vegetarian lifestyle.

Sep 3, 2015
Almost interesting - the memoir by Spade, David, author.

Almost interesting - the memoir

A biting personal memoir by the actor, comedian, and "Saturday Night Live" alumnus traces his childhood and challenging progression to fame, in an account that also shares behind-the-scenes anecdotes.

Sep 3, 2015
American pain - how a young felon and his ring of doctors unleashed America's deadliest drug epidemic by Temple, John, 1969- author.

American pain - how a young felon and his ring of doctors unleashed America's deadliest drug epidemic

Sep 3, 2015
ABA consumer guide to mortgage modification - how to lower your mortgage payments with the Home Affordable Modification Program by Kackley, Dean Allen, author.

ABA consumer guide to mortgage modification - how to lower your mortgage payments with the Home Affordable Modification Program

Sep 3, 2015
The ABA consumer guide to employee rights - understanding and asserting your rights on the job by Freking, Randy, author.

The ABA consumer guide to employee rights - understanding and asserting your rights on the job

Sep 3, 2015
The Cafo Reader - The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories by Imhoff, Daniel (EDT)

The Cafo Reader - The Tragedy of Industrial Animal Factories

Sep 3, 2015
Bosnia & Herzegovina - the Bradt travel guide by Clancy, Tim, author.

Bosnia & Herzegovina - the Bradt travel guide

Provides a brief historical background on Bosnia and Herzegovina, suggests itineraries for travelers, and provides information on accommodations, restaurants, festivals, shopping, entertainment, activities, and attractions.

Sep 3, 2015
Born on the bayou - a memoir by Lourd, Blaine.

Born on the bayou - a memoir

Sep 3, 2015
The bone broth miracle - how an ancient remedy can improve health, fight aging, and boost beauty by Resnick, Ariane, author.

The bone broth miracle - how an ancient remedy can improve health, fight aging, and boost beauty

Describes how bone broth can be beneficial for immune support, digestive health, and joint strength, and provides such recipes using bone broth as tomato soup, mixed bean chili, and shrimp risotto.

Sep 3, 2015
ABA consumer guide to short sales - a practical resource for buyers and sellers by Kackley, Dean Allen, author.

ABA consumer guide to short sales - a practical resource for buyers and sellers

Sep 3, 2015
After cancer care - the definitive self-care guide to getting and staying well for patients after cancer by Lemole, Gerald M.

After cancer care - the definitive self-care guide to getting and staying well for patients after cancer

"After the intense experience and range of emotion that comes with surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy (or all three), cancer patients often find themselves with little or no guidance when it comes to their health post-treatment. After Cancer Care, from Drs. Gerald Lemole, Pallav Mehta, and Dwight McKee, is the much-needed authoritative, approachable guide that fills this gap. According to Drs. Lemole, Mehta, and McKee, your choices in diet, exercise, and even relationships can help determine yo

Sep 3, 2015
The American Bar Association consumer guide to asset protection planning - a step-by-step guide to preserving wealth by Matsen, Jeffrey R., author.

The American Bar Association consumer guide to asset protection planning - a step-by-step guide to preserving wealth

Sep 3, 2015