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The Footsteps of Anne Frank by Schnabel, Ernst/ Anne Frank House (FRW)/ Walnes, Gillian (INT)

The Footsteps of Anne Frank

Apr 21, 2015
The Ghost in My Brain - How a Concussion Stole My Life and How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Helped Me Get It Back by Elliott, Clark

The Ghost in My Brain - How a Concussion Stole My Life and How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Helped Me Get It Back

Apr 17, 2015
The good, the bad, and the furry - life with the world's most melancholy cat by Cox, Tom, 1975-, author.

The good, the bad, and the furry - life with the world's most melancholy cat

Apr 20, 2015
The ground of love and truth - reflections on Thomas Merton's relationship with the woman known as "M" by Zuercher, Suzanne.

The ground of love and truth - reflections on Thomas Merton's relationship with the woman known as "M"

"An articulation of how Thomas Merton faced and grappled with the questions of personal integrity and vocational commitment in his relationship with a woman known only as M. Thomas Merton, one of the most prolific writers in American history, was a priest and Trappist monk. Two years before his death in a bizarre accident in December of 1968, Merton engaged in a loving relationship with a young nurse about twenty five years his junior, whom he referred to in his journal only as M. He wrote about

Apr 21, 2015
The HEAD game - high efficiency analytic decision-making and the art of solving complex problems quickly by Mudd, Philip.

The HEAD game - high efficiency analytic decision-making and the art of solving complex problems quickly

A government analyst and secret intelligence commentator draws on his personal expertise in the area of high-stakes decision making to outline a groundbreaking approach to effective problem solving.

Apr 21, 2015
The Healing I Took Birth for - Practicing the Art of Compassion by Levine, Ondrea/ Levine, Stephen

The Healing I Took Birth for - Practicing the Art of Compassion

Apr 21, 2015
The healthy you diet - the 14-day plan for weight loss with 100 delicious recipes for clean eating by Stone, Dawna, author.

The healthy you diet - the 14-day plan for weight loss with 100 delicious recipes for clean eating

Presents a fourteen-day plan to lose weight and eliminate sugar, wheat, dairy, processed foods, soda, red meat, and alcohol from the family diet, in a book that includes more than one hundred recipes.

Apr 17, 2015
The Hillary doctrine - sex and American foreign policy by Hudson, Valerie M., 1958-

The Hillary doctrine - sex and American foreign policy

Apr 21, 2015
The holy thief - a con man's journey from darkness to light by Borovitz, Mark, 1951-

The holy thief - a con man's journey from darkness to light

"Mark Borovitz was a mobster, gangster, con man, gambler, thief, and a drunk. He's seen it all. In this inspiring memoir, he takes you on a journey from the streets to discovering his soul in a prison cell. When Mark was fourteen, his father died and his world came crashing down. He stole, gambled, and drank, beginning a twenty-year life of crime, all the while trying to be the good son, the good brother, the good boy, but his life only spun more out of control until the mob put a hit out on him

Apr 21, 2015
The hormone secret - discover effortless weight loss and renewed energy in just 30 days by Meraglia, Tami, author.

The hormone secret - discover effortless weight loss and renewed energy in just 30 days

"Tami offers [a] ... thirty-day plan to restore healthy levels of testosterone and balance the relative levels of other hormones, based on lifestyle modifications such as supplements and nutritional adjustments. She also offers her Mediterranean Diet-based meal plan and low-impact exercise ideas that [may help] boost your energy"--Amazon.com.

Apr 20, 2015
The hunter killers - the extraordinary story of the first Wild Weasels, the band of maverick aviators who flew the most dangerous missions of the Vietnam War by Hampton, Dan.

The hunter killers - the extraordinary story of the first Wild Weasels, the band of maverick aviators who flew the most dangerous missions of the Vietnam War

Apr 17, 2015
The intimate bond - how animals shaped human history by Fagan, Brian M., author.

The intimate bond - how animals shaped human history

Animals, and our ever-changing relationship with them, have left an indelible mark on human history. Through an in-depth analysis of six truly transformative human-animal relationships, Fagan shows how our habits and our very way of life were considerably and irreversibly altered by our intimate bond with animals. Among other stories, Fagan explores how herding changed human behavior; how the humble donkey helped launch the process of globalization; and how the horse carried a hearty band of nom

Apr 17, 2015
The Jane effect - celebrating Jane Goodall by

The Jane effect - celebrating Jane Goodall

"An anthology of nearly two hundred testimonies by groundbreaking primatologist Jane Goodall's friends and colleagues honoring her as a scientific pioneer, inspiring teacher, devoted friend, and engaging spirit whose complex personality tends to break down usual categories"--

Apr 21, 2015
The Jane effect - celebrating Jane Goodall by Peterson, Dale (EDT)/ Bekoff, Marc (EDT)

The Jane effect - celebrating Jane Goodall

A collection of testimonials by friends and colleagues honors the celebrated primatologist's achievements as a scientific pioneer, teacher, and devoted environmental advocate.

Apr 17, 2015
The job pirate - an entertaining tale of my job-hopping journey in America by Christopher, Brandon D., author.

The job pirate - an entertaining tale of my job-hopping journey in America

Apr 21, 2015
The law of the land - a grand tour of our constitutional republic by Amar, Akhil Reed, author.

The law of the land - a grand tour of our constitutional republic

"From Illinois to Alabama, and from Florida to Utah, our laws and legal debates arise from distinctive local settings within our vast and varied nation. As the renowned scholar Akhil Amar explains, Abraham Lincoln's argument against the legality of succession can be traced to his Midwestern upbringing, just as a close look at the Florida legislature and state Supreme Court reveals the fundamental wrongness of the Bush v. Gore decision. Amar profiles Alabama's Hugo Black, the dominant constitutio

Apr 21, 2015
The life of images - selected prose by Simic, Charles, 1938-

The life of images - selected prose

Apr 16, 2015
The lost girls - the true story of the Cleveland abductions and the incredible rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus by Glatt, John, author.

The lost girls - the true story of the Cleveland abductions and the incredible rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus

"The Lost Girls tells the truly amazing story of Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, who were kidnapped, imprisoned, and repeatedly raped and beaten in a Cleveland house for over a decade by Ariel Castro, and their amazing escape in May 2013, which made headlines all over the world. The book has an exclusive interview and photographs of Ariel Castro's secret fiance who spent many romantic nights in his house of horror, without realizing he had bound and chained captives just a few fe

Apr 20, 2015
The lost world of the Old Ones - discoveries in the ancient Southwest by Roberts, David, 1943-

The lost world of the Old Ones - discoveries in the ancient Southwest

Apr 16, 2015
The lunatic - poems by Simic, Charles, 1938- author.

The lunatic - poems

Apr 15, 2015