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Thoughtful dementia care - understanding the dementia experience by Ghent-Fuller, Jennifer B., 1951-

Thoughtful dementia care - understanding the dementia experience

Ghent-Fuller offers insights into emotional reactions and practical suggestions based on deep understanding of the way people with dementia view many situations. She explains the loss of various types of memory and other thinking processes, and describes how these losses affect the day to day life of people with dementia, their understanding of the world around them and their personal situations.

Jul 29, 2016
This land is our land - the history of American immigration by Osborne, Linda Barrett, 1949-

This land is our land - the history of American immigration

Explores the way government policy and popular responses to immigrant groups have evolved throughout U.S. history, from 1800 to today.

Jul 24, 2016
This land is our land - the history of American immigration by Osborne, Linda Barrett, 1949-

This land is our land - the history of American immigration

"This book explores the way government policy and popular responses to immigrant groups evolved throughout U.S. history, particularly between 1800 and 1965. The book concludes with a summary of events up to contemporary times, as immigration again becomes a hot-button issue."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 30, 2016
They call me supermensch - my amazing adventures in rock 'n' roll, Hollywood, and haute cuisine by Gordon, Shep, author.

They call me supermensch - my amazing adventures in rock 'n' roll, Hollywood, and haute cuisine

The legendary talent agent behind such superstars as Groucho Marx, Blondie, and Raquel Welch chronicles his life and career in the entertainment industry, discussing his Jewish childhood on Long Island and his international travels at the sides of half acentury of celebrities.

Jul 30, 2016
The Year of Voting Dangerously - The Derangement of American Politics by Dowd, Maureen

The Year of Voting Dangerously - The Derangement of American Politics

Jul 25, 2016
The world in flames - a black boyhood in a white supremacist doomsday cult by Walker, Jerald.

The world in flames - a black boyhood in a white supremacist doomsday cult

Jul 30, 2016
The wired soul - finding spiritual balance in a hyperconnected age by Rhodes, Tricia McCary, author.

The wired soul - finding spiritual balance in a hyperconnected age

Jul 25, 2016
The walking dead psychology - psych of the living dead by Langley, Travis (EDT)

The walking dead psychology - psych of the living dead

Nineteen essays analyze the psychological forces behind the action in the television program "The Walking Dead."

Jul 30, 2016
The Unknown Kerouac - Rare, Unpublished and Newly Translated Writings by Kerouac, Jack/ Tietchen, Todd (EDT)/ Cloutier, Jean-christophe (TRN)

The Unknown Kerouac - Rare, Unpublished and Newly Translated Writings

Jul 30, 2016
The triathlon training book by Beckinsale, James, author.

The triathlon training book

Jul 25, 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

An exploration of the science and history of the Earth's tides chronicles humanity's efforts to understand its cycles as reflected by the strong tides of Nova Scotia's Bay of Fundy, Norway's Maelstrom tidal whirlpool, the Homeric tale of Scylla, and other examples.

Jul 30, 2016
The Thyroid Connection - Why You Feel Tired, Brain-Fogged, and Overweight--And How to Get Your Life Back by Myers, Amy

The Thyroid Connection - Why You Feel Tired, Brain-Fogged, and Overweight--And How to Get Your Life Back

Jul 30, 2016
The stress solution - using empathy and cognitive behavioral therapy to reduce anxiety and develop resilience by Ciaramicoli, Arthur P, author.

The stress solution - using empathy and cognitive behavioral therapy to reduce anxiety and develop resilience

"Contemporary life has come to include 1. working too much, 2. sleeping too little, and 3. feeling disconnected from partners and family (largely because of 1 and 2.) Our health and relationships suffer (as does our work.) As author Ciaramicoli shows, this state of affairs can be changed - while maintaining high performance success. His simple and realistic, yet powerful and profound techniques show readers how to use empathy to perceive accurately, use CBT to correct distorted thinking, and tr

Jul 30, 2016
The storyteller - tales out of loneliness by Benjamin, Walter, 1892-1940, author.

The storyteller - tales out of loneliness

"A beautiful collection of the legendary thinker's short stories. This is the first major collection of short stories from the legendary German-Jewish critic and philosopher Walter Benjamin (1892-1940). Benjamin is best known for his groundbreaking studies on culture and literature, including the collections Illuminations, One-Way Street and The Arcades Project, but here for the first time are gathered his experiments in fiction, with forms including novellas, fables, histories, aphorisms, parab

Jul 27, 2016
The Star Trek book by Ruditis, Paul, author.

The Star Trek book

Celebrate 50 years of one of the longest running and beloved sci-fi franchises with "The Star Trek Book." This comprehensive guide to the series delves into the myriad worlds and different dimensions visited by the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise. Perfect for fans of the various "Star Trek" TV series, including "The Next Generation," "Deep Space Nine," "Voyager," and "Enterprise," "The Star Trek Book" details everything you need to know about 50 years of excitement and adventure on the final front

Jul 30, 2016
The Star Trek book by Ruditis, Paul, author.

The Star Trek book

A guide to the Star Trek universe contains explanations of key events and technological advances, along with profiles of Starfleet personal, their allies and enemies, and other memorable characters.

Jul 24, 2016
The secrets of your handwriting by Conway, Allan.

The secrets of your handwriting

Jul 30, 2016
The secrets of pain relief - natural remedies that will end your suffering by Aliaga, Luis, author.

The secrets of pain relief - natural remedies that will end your suffering

"Most people will suffer pain at some point from common problems, injuries, or illnesses, which will affect their ability to perform routine activities as well as their long-term health. Many patients are not completely alleviated by the usual treatmentsthey receive. The Secrets of Pain Relief is a practical guide to pain relief with information about the science of pain, alternative therapies, effective habits for pain prevention, natural solutions for common pains, and information about common

Jul 30, 2016
The Saffron Tales - Recipes from the Persian Kitchen by Khan, Yasmin

The Saffron Tales - Recipes from the Persian Kitchen

Jul 30, 2016
The rough guide to South America on a budget by Baverstock, Alasdair.

The rough guide to South America on a budget

A guide to travelling the continent - and getting the most value for every dollar, peso, real or sol. It features detailed colour maps and in depth coverage of how to get around that go hand in hand with suggested itineraries and authoritative accounts of every attraction. Eleven chapters include all the South American countries.

Jul 26, 2016