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James K. Polk / The American Presidents Series- the 11th President, 1845-1849 by Seigenthaler, John, 1927-2014.

James K. Polk / The American Presidents Series- the 11th President, 1845-1849

Examines the political career and presidency of James K. Polk, noting his service as Speaker of the House and governor of Tennessee and his role in the disputed Oregon boundary and war on Mexico.

Sep 25, 2014
Let's sell these people a piece of blue sky- Hubbard, Dianetics and Scientology by Atack, Jon

Let's sell these people a piece of blue sky- Hubbard, Dianetics and Scientology

Sep 25, 2014
Lady Parts by Martin, Andrea

Lady Parts

Sep 25, 2014
Never too late by Portwood, Amber, author.

Never too late

The former star of MTV's "Teen Mom" shares her experiences from the show, her resulting downward spiral into drug addiction that led her to prison, and how she found the strength to change her life.

Sep 25, 2014
The men who lost America - British leadership, the American Revolution, and the fate of the empire by O'Shaughnessy, Andrew Jackson.

The men who lost America - British leadership, the American Revolution, and the fate of the empire

"The loss of America was a stunning and unexpected defeat for the powerful British Empire. Common wisdom has held that incompetent military commanders and political leaders in Britain must have been to blame, but were they? This intriguing book makes a different argument. Weaving together the personal stories of ten prominent men who directed the British dimension of the war, historian Andrew O'Shaughnessy dispels the incompetence myth and uncovers the real reasons that rebellious colonials were

Sep 25, 2014
Fresh- nourishing salads for all seasons by Harris, Kimberly

Fresh- nourishing salads for all seasons

Sep 25, 2014
The fourth revolution - the global race to reinvent the state by Micklethwait, John.

The fourth revolution - the global race to reinvent the state

Argues that a current crisis in government represents a fourth radical transition in the history of the nation-state, predicting a shift from large to strategic government while citing the roles of debt, industrialization, and rapid world growth.

Sep 25, 2014
The forgotten conservative - rediscovering Grover Cleveland by Pafford, John M. (John Monroe)

The forgotten conservative - rediscovering Grover Cleveland

Traces the conservative political career of Grover Cleveland, and encourages politicians to use the leadership examples of Cleveland, who promoted free enterprise and limited Constitutional government.

Sep 25, 2014
Feminism unfinished - a short, surprising history of American women's movements by Cobble, Dorothy Sue.

Feminism unfinished - a short, surprising history of American women's movements

Traces the origins of the feminist movement to the 1920s and follows the post-Suffrage movements, which exposed the exploitation of women in the workplace and fought for sexual rights and freedoms.

Sep 25, 2014
The mystery of the shemitah / The 3,000-Year-Old Mystery That Holds the Secret of America's Future, the World's Future, and Your Future! by Cahn, Jonathan, author.

The mystery of the shemitah / The 3,000-Year-Old Mystery That Holds the Secret of America's Future, the World's Future, and Your Future!

Offers an exploration of a three-thousand-year-old mystery that is purported to foresee the future of America and the world, with explanations of how this secret mystery has foretold major events in recent history.

Sep 25, 2014
Love your body - eat smart, get healthy, find your ideal weight, and feel beautiful inside & out! by Fuhrman, Talia.

Love your body - eat smart, get healthy, find your ideal weight, and feel beautiful inside & out!

"As the oldest daughter of Joel Fuhrman, MD, bestselling author of Eat to Live and Super Immunity, Talia Fuhrman knows that the true meaning of health and wellness comes not only from delicious, nutrient-rich foods, but also from the power of positive energy and zest for a truly fulfilling life. In Love Your Body, Talia Fuhrman shows readers how to get their green juice on, find their ideal weight, and get radiant, clear skin--and also how to gain confidence, enjoy strong friendships, and explor

Sep 25, 2014
The investigator - fifty years of uncovering the truth by Lenzner, Terry F., author.

The investigator - fifty years of uncovering the truth

A memoir by a Washington insider and former chief counsel to the Senate Watergate Committee traces his investigative role in some of the most culturally and politically significant world events and news stories from the past half century.

Sep 25, 2014
In the heart of life - a memoir by Eldon, Kathy.

In the heart of life - a memoir

In 1977, Kathy Eldon moved with her husband and two children from England to Kenya, where she found freedom as she had never known it before and was ready to push back from her old, restrictive life. Diving into this tumultuous new world as a journalist and writer, she embraced the energy and creativity of Kenyans, both black and white. But her world collapsed when her twenty-two-year-old son, Dan--an artist and photojournalist on assignment for Reuters--was stoned to death by an angry mob in So

Sep 25, 2014
In my shoes - a memoir by Mellon, Tamara, 1967-

In my shoes - a memoir

" When Tamara Mellon's father lent her the seed money to start a high-end shoe company, he cautioned her: "Don't let the accountants run your business." Little did he know. Over the next fifteen years, the struggle between "financial" and "creative" would become one of the central themes as Mellon's business savvy, creative eye, and flair for design built Jimmy Choo into a premier name in the competitive fashion industry. Over time, Mellon grew Jimmy Choo into a billion dollar brand. She became

Sep 25, 2014
Hate crimes in cyberspace by Citron, Danielle Keats, 1968-

Hate crimes in cyberspace

Sep 25, 2014
National Geographic guide to the world's supernatural places - more than 250 spine-chilling destinations around the globe by Bartlett, Sarah, 1952-

National Geographic guide to the world's supernatural places - more than 250 spine-chilling destinations around the globe

"Witches and demons, ghosts and vampires, aliens and voodoo spirit...from spooky to chilling to downright weird, signs of the supernatural have terrified -- and fascinated -- people for centuries. Dare to discover some of the world's most puzzling enigmas in this remarkable book, which reveals a dazzling array of haunted castles, forbidden hideaways and otherwise eerie landmarks."--Description from Amazon.com.

Sep 25, 2014
Hack attack - the inside story of how the truth caught up with Rupert Murdoch by Davies, Nick, 1953-

Hack attack - the inside story of how the truth caught up with Rupert Murdoch

"The definitive book on how the News of the World phone-hacking scandal reached the highest echelons of power in the government, security, and the media in the UK, from the journalist who broke the story"--

Sep 25, 2014
Remembrance of things Paris - sixty years of writing from Gourmet by

Remembrance of things Paris - sixty years of writing from Gourmet

Sep 25, 2014
Reading Dante - From Here to Eternity by Shaw, Prue, author.

Reading Dante - From Here to Eternity

Helps readers through the literary experience of "The Divine Comedy," explaining the melding of poetry and mythology in the context of fourteenth century Florence and what it still means for modern day readers.

Sep 25, 2014
Sex and the founding fathers - the American quest for a relatable past by Foster, Thomas A.

Sex and the founding fathers - the American quest for a relatable past

Sep 25, 2014