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The Netherlands by Harmans, Gerard M. L, author.

The Netherlands

Organized by region, provides recommendations on restaurants, shopping, nightlife, sights, and festivals in the Netherlands.

Sep 3, 2015
The noodle maker of Kalimpong - the Dalai Lama's brother and his struggle for Tibet by Rgya-lo-don-grub, Lha-sras, 1928-

The noodle maker of Kalimpong - the Dalai Lama's brother and his struggle for Tibet

Traces the life of the fourteenth Dalai Lama's older brother, who became the center of the Tibetan independence movement following his brother's exile, providing details on their childhood and the political crisis that has brought him face to face with such leaders as Chiang Kai-shek and Jawaharlal Nehru.

Sep 3, 2015
The not so big house - a blueprint for the way we really live by Susanka, Sarah.

The not so big house - a blueprint for the way we really live

Sep 3, 2015
The official SAT study guide. by College Board (COR)

The official SAT study guide.

Offers test-taking strategies for the latest version of the SAT, discussing the major changes in each section and providing four full-length tests, practice questions, and coverage of the PSAT/NMSQT.

Sep 3, 2015
The open organization - igniting passion and performance by Whitehurst, Jim, author.

The open organization - igniting passion and performance

"This is a story of reinvention. Jim Whitehurst, celebrated president and CEO of one of the world's most revolutionary software companies, tells first-hand his journey from traditional manager (Delta Air Lines, Boston Consulting Group) and "chief" problem solver to CEO of one of the most open organizational environments he'd ever encountered. This challenging transition, and what Whitehurst learned in the interim, has paved the way for a new way of managing--one this modern leader sees as the on

Sep 3, 2015
The optimistic environmentalist - progressing towards a greener future by Boyd, David R. (David Richard), 1964- author.

The optimistic environmentalist - progressing towards a greener future

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Sep 3, 2015
The Orpheus Clock - the search for my family's art treasures stolen by the Nazis by Goodman, Simon, 1948- author.

The Orpheus Clock - the search for my family's art treasures stolen by the Nazis

--Adapted from book jacket.

Aug 28, 2015
The other Paris / The People's City, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries by Sante, Luc.

The other Paris / The People's City, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Sep 3, 2015
The Ottoman Endgame - War, Revolution, and the Making of the Modern Middle East, 1908-1923 by McMeekin, Sean

The Ottoman Endgame - War, Revolution, and the Making of the Modern Middle East, 1908-1923

Sep 3, 2015
The outdoor table - the ultimate cookbook for your next backyard BBQ, front-porch meal, tailgate, or picnic by McKinney, April, author.

The outdoor table - the ultimate cookbook for your next backyard BBQ, front-porch meal, tailgate, or picnic

A cookbook and entertaining guide provides recipes for outdoor gatherings, including garlic butter grilled asparagus, honey buttermilk biscuit sandwich, summer squash tart, Lowcountry shrimp boil, and jerk chicken wraps with nectarine salsa.

Sep 3, 2015
The outlandish companion - the first companion to the Outlander series, covering Outlander, Dragonfly in amber, Voyager, and Drums of autumn by Gabaldon, Diana, author.

The outlandish companion - the first companion to the Outlander series, covering Outlander, Dragonfly in amber, Voyager, and Drums of autumn

A complete guide to the first four novels in the "Outlander" series covers characters and genealogical tables, Gaelic terms and usage, professionally-cast horoscopes for each character, and the making of the television series.

Sep 3, 2015
The outlandish companion. in which much more is revealed regarding The fiery cross, A breath of snow and ashes, An echo in the bone, and Written in my own heart's blood, including detailed synopses, maps, medical procedures, chronologies, and highly opini

The outlandish companion. in which much more is revealed regarding The fiery cross, A breath of snow and ashes, An echo in the bone, and Written in my own heart's blood, including detailed synopses, maps, medical procedures, chronologies, and highly opini

The second volume of a comprehensive companion guide to each book in the "Outlander" series includes a complete chronology of the series, a guide to research sources, a Scottish glossary and pronunciation guide, and photos from the set of the "Outlander"TV series.

Sep 3, 2015
The oyster war - the true story of a small farm, big politics, and the future of wilderness in America by Brennan, Summer.

The oyster war - the true story of a small farm, big politics, and the future of wilderness in America

It all began simply enough. In 1976 the Point Reyes Wilderness Act was passed with broad support, giving more than 33,000 acres of forest, grassland and shoreline the highest possible environmental protection in America. Those lands were to include a rare marine sanctuary, the Drakes Estuary, as "potential wilderness." Located in that estuary was a small, struggling oyster farm. In existence for more than eighty years, it was accused of doing environmental harm. In 2005 the farm was given noti

Aug 28, 2015
The patient's playbook - how to save your life and the lives of those you love by Michelson, Leslie D., author.

The patient's playbook - how to save your life and the lives of those you love

"The Patient's Playbook is a compelling narrative of personal stories that imparts lessons and illuminates strategies for better, and even life-saving, medical decision-making. With clarity and as a call to action, the book presents the most effective approach to getting the best from a broken system: sourcing excellent doctors, choosing the right treatment protocols in the "no mistake zone," researching with precision, and structuring the ideal support team. Leslie D. Michelson has devoted his

Sep 3, 2015
The practical art of divine magic - contemporary & ancient techniques of theurgy by Dunn, Patrick, 1975-

The practical art of divine magic - contemporary & ancient techniques of theurgy

Aug 28, 2015
The president and the apprentice - Eisenhower and Nixon, 1952-1961 by Gellman, Irwin F, author.

The president and the apprentice - Eisenhower and Nixon, 1952-1961

A new exploration of the Eisenhower administration argues that Nixon and Eisenhower shared a trusting and cordial relationship that allowed the pair to push the Civil Right Movement through the Senate, desegregate the army, and bring down McCarthy.

Sep 3, 2015
The real Watergate scandal - collusion, conspiracy, and the plot that brought Nixon down by Shepard, Geoffrey Carroll, 1944- author.

The real Watergate scandal - collusion, conspiracy, and the plot that brought Nixon down

"Research has uncovered shocking violations of ethical and legal standards by the "good guys"--including Judge John Sirica, Archibald Cox, and Leon Jaworski. Documents that the Watergate Special Prosecution Force was an avenging army drawn from the ranks of Nixon's most partisan foes. They had the good fortune to work with judges who shared their animus... Shows that the "smoking gun" conversation, which he himself was the first to transcribe, was taken out of context and completely misunderstoo

Sep 3, 2015
The rebel of Rangoon - a tale of defiance and deliverance in Burma by Schrank, Delphine, author.

The rebel of Rangoon - a tale of defiance and deliverance in Burma

"An epic, multigenerational story of courage and sacrifice set in a tropical dictatorship on the verge of massive transformation, The Rebel of Rangoon captures a gripping moment of possibility in Burma. Journalist Delphine Schrank spent four years underground tracking Burmese dissidents whose semi-clandestine existence and fight for democracy remained largely hidden behind their globally celebrated figurehead, Aung San Suu Kyi. With intimate, vivid prose, Schrank follows the inner life of a dare

Sep 3, 2015
The reproach of hunger - food, justice, and money in the 21st century by Rieff, David.

The reproach of hunger - food, justice, and money in the 21st century

Sep 3, 2015
The road less traveled and beyond - spiritual growth in an age of anxiety by Peck, M. Scott (Morgan Scott), 1936-

The road less traveled and beyond - spiritual growth in an age of anxiety

The founder of the Foundation for Community Encouragement draws on his counseling experience to lead readers to the spiritual simplicity that lies on the other side of complexity and explains how to cope with the fears and shortcomings of life

Sep 3, 2015