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Border patrol nation - dispatches from the front lines of homeland security by Miller, Todd.

Border patrol nation - dispatches from the front lines of homeland security

Few seem to notice or care that the US Border Patrol is monitoring the Super Bowl, as they have for years, one of the many ways that forces created to police the borders are now being used, in an increasingly militarized fashion, to survey and monitor the whole of American society. Miller sounds an alarm as he chronicles this change in our country. Traveling the U.S. and beyond to speak with the people most involved with and impacted by the Border Patrol, he combines these first-hand encounters

Apr 19, 2014
Brassicas - cooking the world's healthiest vegetables - kale, cauliflower, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and more by Russell, Laura B.

Brassicas - cooking the world's healthiest vegetables - kale, cauliflower, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and more

Apr 15, 2014
Brian Jones - the untold life and mysterious death of a rock legend by Jackson, Laura, 1957 November 20-

Brian Jones - the untold life and mysterious death of a rock legend

Apr 19, 2014
Brick city - global icons to make from Lego by Elsmore, Warren.

Brick city - global icons to make from Lego

Provides photographs and scale drawings that aid in building the world's landmarks from Lego bricks, including the Golden Gate Bridge, the Louvre, the Coliseum, and the Great Wall of China.

Apr 18, 2014
Brick wonders - ancient, modern, an natural wonders made from LEGO by Elsmore, Warren, author.

Brick wonders - ancient, modern, an natural wonders made from LEGO

A book with more than 400 full color photos and plans for making the great Wonders of the World out of LEGOs, includes details for such landmarks as The Great Pyramid, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, and the Grand Canyon.

Apr 18, 2014
Bunker archeology by Virilio, Paul.

Bunker archeology

Apr 15, 2014
Business Finance Basics - Learn What You Need in Two Hours by Girard, Scott L., Jr./ O'Keefe, Michael F./ Price, Marc A.

Business Finance Basics - Learn What You Need in Two Hours

Apr 19, 2014
Business Law Basics - Learn What You Need in Two Hours by Girard, Scott L., Jr./ O'Keefe, Michael F./ Price, Mark A./ Moon, Mark R.

Business Law Basics - Learn What You Need in Two Hours

Apr 19, 2014
Buttermilk and Bible burgers - more stories from the kitchens of Appalachia by Sauceman, Fred William.

Buttermilk and Bible burgers - more stories from the kitchens of Appalachia

Apr 19, 2014
Calculus for Dummies by Ryan, Mark

Calculus for Dummies

Apr 18, 2014
California seashore & wildlife by Telander, Todd.

California seashore & wildlife

Apr 19, 2014
Cancer Virus - The Story of Epstein-Barr Virus by Crawford, Dorothy H./ Rickinson, Alan/ Johannessen, Ingolfur

Cancer Virus - The Story of Epstein-Barr Virus

Apr 18, 2014
Capital in the twenty-first century by Piketty, Thomas, 1971-

Capital in the twenty-first century

Piketty analyzes a unique collection of data from twenty countries, ranging as far back as the eighteenth century, to uncover key economic and social patterns and shows that modern economic growth and the diffusion of knowledge have allowed us to avoid inequalities. He argues, however, that the tendency of returns on capital to exceed the rate of economic growth will generate extreme inequalities that stir discontent and undermine democratic values if political action is not taken.

Apr 18, 2014
Carsick / John Waters Hitchhikes Across America by Waters, John, 1946-

Carsick / John Waters Hitchhikes Across America

Apr 19, 2014
Charity & philanthropy for dummies by Muth, Karl T.

Charity & philanthropy for dummies

If you'd like to make a difference in the world but don't think you have the means to do so, think again! This guide shows you where to start, how to use your talents to effect change, and what works and what doesn't.

Apr 19, 2014
Chasing the American Dream - understanding what shapes our fortunes by Rank, Mark R., author.

Chasing the American Dream - understanding what shapes our fortunes

"The United States has been epitomized as a land of opportunity, where hard work and skill can bring personal success and economic well-being. The American Dream has captured the imagination of people from all walks of life, and to many, it represents the heart and soul of the country. But there is another, darker side to the bargain that America strikes with its people -- it is the price we pay for our individual pursuit of the American Dream. That price can be found in the economic hardship pr

Apr 19, 2014
China's second continent - how a million migrants are building a new empire in Africa by French, Howard W, author.

China's second continent - how a million migrants are building a new empire in Africa

Apr 18, 2014
Chinese Embroidery - An Illustrated Stitch Guide by Xiaocheng, Shao/ Yao, Xiao/ Lin, Xiao (PHT)/ Jianxin, Cao (TRN)

Chinese Embroidery - An Illustrated Stitch Guide

Apr 18, 2014
Citizen canine - our evolving relationship with cats and dogs by Grimm, David, 1975-

Citizen canine - our evolving relationship with cats and dogs

Dogs are getting lawyers. Cats are getting kidney transplants. Could they one day be fellow citizens? Cats and dogs were once wild animals. Today, they are family members and surrogate children. A little over a century ago, pets didn't warrant the meager legal status of property. Now, they have more rights and protections than any other animal in the country. Some say they're even on the verge of becoming legal persons. How did we get here, and what happens next? In this fascinating exploration

Apr 18, 2014
Classic Rock - Parts and Playing Tips for the Entire Band- Two Guitars, Bass, Drums, and Singer by Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (COR)

Classic Rock - Parts and Playing Tips for the Entire Band- Two Guitars, Bass, Drums, and Singer

Apr 19, 2014