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The unofficial guide to Walt Disney World 2017 by Sehlinger, Bob, 1945- author. The unofficial guide to Walt Disney World 2017

Hotels, attractions, and restaurants in all price categories are listed with evaluations based on reader surveys and critiques--compiled by unbiased inspectors of Orlando's most famed attraction.

Sep 28, 2016
The true history of the elephant man - the definitive account of the tragic and extraordinary life of Joseph Carey Merrick by Howell, Michael. The true history of the elephant man - the definitive account of the tragic and extraordinary life of Joseph Carey Merrick

Sep 23, 2016
The trouble with Paris - following Jesus in a world of plastic promises by Sayers, Mark. The trouble with Paris - following Jesus in a world of plastic promises

What if you're living in the wrong reality? Doesn't everyone want the good life these days? Our shopping mall world offers us a never-ending array of pleasures to explore. Consumerism promises us a vision of heaven on earth-a reality that's hyper-real. We've all experienced hyperreality: a candy so 'grape-ey' it doesn't taste like grapes any more; a model's photo so manipulated that it doesn't even look like her; a theme park version of life that tells us we can have something better than the re

Sep 28, 2016
The tide - the science and stories behind the greatest force on Earth by Aldersey-Williams, Hugh, author. The tide - the science and stories behind the greatest force on Earth

In The Tide, celebrated science writer Hugh Aldersey-Williams weaves together centuries of scientific thinking with the literature and folklore the tide has inspired to explain the power and workings of this most remarkable force. Here is the epic story of the long search to understand the tide: from Aristotle, who is said to have drowned himself in his efforts to figure out the Greek tides, to the pioneering investigations into the role of the moon by Galileo and Newton, to the quest to underst

Sep 28, 2016
The Tao of Bill Murray - real-life stories of joy, enlightenment, and party crashing by Edwards, Gavin, 1968- author. The Tao of Bill Murray - real-life stories of joy, enlightenment, and party crashing

Bill Murray is one of the world's most beloved celebrities--but his off-screen antics rival his filmography for sheer entertainment value. Gavin Edwards traveled the country to the places where Murray has lived, worked, and partied, and interviewed everyone from rock stars to bartenders, in search of the most epic, outrageous, and hilarious Bill Murray stories from the past four decades, many of which have never before been reported.

Sep 22, 2016
The sultan and the queen - the untold story of Elizabeth and Islam by Brotton, Jerry, author. The sultan and the queen - the untold story of Elizabeth and Islam

Sep 22, 2016
The story the soldiers wouldn't tell - sex in the Civil War by Lowry, Thomas P. (Thomas Power), 1932- The story the soldiers wouldn't tell - sex in the Civil War

A study of Civil War soldiers' sexual attitudes and behavior, illustrated with historic photographs.

Sep 22, 2016
The story of the world in 100 species by Lloyd, Christopher, author. The story of the world in 100 species

Sep 28, 2016
The startup game - inside the partnership between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs by Draper, William H., 1928- The startup game - inside the partnership between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs

Bill Draper examines the relationship between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, discusses how to evaluate innovative ideas and the role of political leadership in creating opportunity, and provides real-life examples.

Sep 28, 2016
The spiritual practice of good actions - finding balance through the soul traits of Mussar by Marcus, Greg, 1966- author. The spiritual practice of good actions - finding balance through the soul traits of Mussar

Sep 22, 2016
The space within - inside great Chicago buildings by Cannon, Patrick F., author. The space within - inside great Chicago buildings

"Original photographs and essays on more than forty Chicago-area residences, religious institutions, and public and commercial buildings, focusing on the structures' interiors and the stories behind them"--

Sep 28, 2016
The singing bones - inspired by Grimms' fairy tales by Tan, Shaun, adapter, illustrator. The singing bones - inspired by Grimms' fairy tales

Selection and adaptation of seventy-five Grimm's fairy tales, as translated by Jack Zipes, and newly illustrated by Shaun Tan.

Sep 28, 2016
The service porch by Moten, Fred, author. The service porch

Sep 22, 2016
The self-care solution - a modern mother's essential guide to health and well being by Burton, Julie, author. The self-care solution - a modern mother's essential guide to health and well being

Sep 28, 2016
The Second Coming of Christ - The Resurrection of the Christ Within You by Yogananda, Paramahansa The Second Coming of Christ - The Resurrection of the Christ Within You

Sep 28, 2016
The Road to Ruin - The Global Elites' Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis by Rickards, James The Road to Ruin - The Global Elites' Secret Plan for the Next Financial Crisis

Sep 28, 2016
The problem with socialism by DiLorenzo, Thomas J., author. The problem with socialism

Remember when "socialism" was a dirty word? Now students at America's elite universities are parroting socialist talking points and "sure-thing" Hillary Clinton is struggling to win the Democratic nomination against a 74-year-old avowed socialist who promises to make the nation more like Europe. What's happened? Do Americans need a reminder about the dangers of socialist ideology and practices? Thomas DiLorenzo, economics professor and senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute, deconstruct

Sep 28, 2016
The presentation of self in everyday life. by Goffman, Erving. The presentation of self in everyday life.

Parallels the roles assumed by people in their daily interactions with the performance of actresses and actors on a stage

Sep 28, 2016
The Presence Process - A Journey into Present Moment Awareness by Brown, Michael/ Hayashi, William (FRW)/ Kravitz, Judith (INT) The Presence Process - A Journey into Present Moment Awareness

Sep 28, 2016
The power of Mercury - understanding Mercury retrograde and unlocking the astrological secrets of communication by McGuirk, Leslie, author. The power of Mercury - understanding Mercury retrograde and unlocking the astrological secrets of communication

"A lively guide to surviving and thriving during Mercury Retrograde--and to unlocking the astrological secrets of Mercury, the planet that rules communication. Mercury Retrograde: We've all heard about its effects. E-mails disappear into black holes. Flights are delayed and trains run late. From communication mishaps to travel breakdowns, Mercury Retrograde wreaks utter havoc on our lives. So how do we survive it, sanity and relationships intact? In The Power of Mercury, acclaimed astrologer L

Sep 22, 2016