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Jump...and your life will appear - an inch-by-inch guide to making a major change by Levin, Nancy, 1965-

Jump...and your life will appear - an inch-by-inch guide to making a major change

Jul 24, 2014
The Intel trinity - how Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore, and Andy Grove built the world's most important company by Malone, Michael S. (Michael Shawn), 1954-

The Intel trinity - how Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore, and Andy Grove built the world's most important company

Jul 24, 2014
An illustrated A-Z history of tractors - features 28 of the greatest tractor manufacturers in the world, including Caterpillar, Deutz, Ford, International Harvester, John Deere, Massey-Ferguson, Minneapolis Moline, Oliver, Renault, Steyr, and many more by

An illustrated A-Z history of tractors - features 28 of the greatest tractor manufacturers in the world, including Caterpillar, Deutz, Ford, International Harvester, John Deere, Massey-Ferguson, Minneapolis Moline, Oliver, Renault, Steyr, and many more

Features 28 of the greatest tractor manufacturers in the world, including Caterpillar, Deutz, Ford, International Harvester, John Deere, Massey-Ferguson, Minneapolis Moline, Oliver, Renault, Steyr, and many more.

Jul 24, 2014
Infographics for dummies by Beegel, Justin, author.

Infographics for dummies

Jul 24, 2014
Knish - in search of the Jewish soul food by Silver, Laura.

Knish - in search of the Jewish soul food

Jul 24, 2014
Made for more - an invitation to live in God's image by Anderson, Hannah, 1979-

Made for more - an invitation to live in God's image

"In an uncertain world, we crave the security of knowing exactly who we are and where we belong. But too often as women, we try to find this safety in our roles and relationships, our professional accomplishments, or our picture-perfect homes. And as we do, our souls shrink smaller and smaller. The truth is that you are made for more. Because you are made in God's image, these things will never be large enough to hold you. You will only ever know yourself-only ever be yourself-as you find your i

Jul 24, 2014
Learning responsive web design - a beginner's guide by Peterson, Clarissa.

Learning responsive web design - a beginner's guide

"Deliver an optimal user experience to all devices-including tablets, smartphones, feature phones, laptops, and large screens-by learning the basics of responsive web design. In this hands-on guide, UX designer Clarissa Peterson explains how responsive web design works, and takes you through a responsive workflow from project kickoff to site launch. Ideal for anyone involved in the process of creating websites-not just developers-this book teaches you fundamental strategies and techniques for us

Jul 24, 2014
Miracle at Fenway - the inside story of the Boston Red Sox 2004 championship season by Wisnia, Saul.

Miracle at Fenway - the inside story of the Boston Red Sox 2004 championship season

"The players and coaches of the 2004 Boston Red Sox are now and forever, legends. After all, it had been 86 years since Boston last won a World Series, a fact anybody even remotely associated with the team as a player, executive, or fan was reminded of on a daily basis. For the players on the 2004 Red Sox roster, winning in '04 was one of the greatest experiences in their lives. For fans, the '04 team will forever be remembered as the one that broke the curse. Hundreds of articles and several bo

Jul 24, 2014
Michael Jackson, Inc - the rise, fall and rebirth of a billion-dollar empire by Greenburg, Zack O'Malley.

Michael Jackson, Inc - the rise, fall and rebirth of a billion-dollar empire

Chronicles the rise and fall of Michael Jackson's billion-dollar business, revealing how his pioneering merchandising practices and savvy investment strategies reshaped the monetization of fame while paving the way for future artists.

Jul 24, 2014
Hidden Tuscany - discovering art, culture, and memories in a well-known region's unknown places by Keahey, John.

Hidden Tuscany - discovering art, culture, and memories in a well-known region's unknown places

Jul 24, 2014
Heretic's heart - a journey through spirit & revolution by Adler, Margot.

Heretic's heart - a journey through spirit & revolution

Adler was a young woman determined to be taken seriously and to be an agent of change - on her own terms, free from dogma and authoritarian constraints. From campus activism at the University of California at Berkeley to civil-rights work in Mississippi, from antiwar protests to observing the socialist revolution in Cuba, she found those chances in the 1960s. Heretic's Heart illuminates the events, ideas, passions, and ecstatic commitments of the decade like no other memoir.

Jul 24, 2014
The great and holy war - how World War I became a religious crusade by Jenkins, Philip, 1952-

The great and holy war - how World War I became a religious crusade

This work offers the first look at how religion created and prolonged the First World War. At the one-hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of the war, the author, a historian reveals the powerful religious dimensions of this modern-day crusade, a period that marked a traumatic crisis for Western civilization, with effects that echoed throughout the rest of the twentieth century. The war was fought by the world's leading Christian nations, who presented the conflict as a holy war. Thanks to the

Jul 24, 2014
A great and glorious adventure - a history of the Hundred Years War and the birth of Renaissance England by Corrigan, Gordon, author.

A great and glorious adventure - a history of the Hundred Years War and the birth of Renaissance England

In this succinct history of a conflict that raged for over a century, Gordon Corrigan reveals the horrors of battle and the machinations of power that have shaped a millennium of Anglo-French relationships.

Jul 24, 2014
Flight 232 - a story of disaster and survival by Gonzales, Laurence, 1947-

Flight 232 - a story of disaster and survival

As hundreds of rescue workers waited on the ground, United Airlines Flight 232 wallowed drunkenly over the bluffs northwest of Sioux City. The plane slammed onto the runway and burst into a vast fireball. The rescuers didn't move at first: nobody could possibly survive that crash. And then people began emerging from the summer corn that lined the runways. Miraculously, 184 of 296 passengers lived. No one has ever attempted the complete reconstruction of a crash of this magnitude. Drawing on int

Jul 24, 2014
Enchanted objects - design, human desire, and the Internet of things by Rose, David, author.

Enchanted objects - design, human desire, and the Internet of things

We are now standing at the precipice of the next transformative development: the Internet of Things. Soon, connected technology will be embedded in hundreds of everyday objects we already use: our cars, wallets, watches, umbrellas, even our trash cans. These objects will respond to our needs, come to know us, and learn to think on our behalf. David Rose calls these devices--which are just beginning to creep into the marketplace--Enchanted Objects. Some believe the future will look like more of t

Jul 24, 2014
The Emperor far away - travels at the edge of China by Eimer, David, author.

The Emperor far away - travels at the edge of China

Jul 24, 2014
Elephant Company - the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II by Croke, Vicki.

Elephant Company - the inspiring story of an unlikely hero and the animals who helped him save lives in World War II

"At the onset of World War II, [Billy] Williams formed Elephant Company and was instrumental in defeating the Japanese in Burma and saving refugees, including on his own 'Hannibal Trek,' [becoming] a media sensation during the war, telling reporters that the elephants did more for him than he was ever able to do for them"--

Jul 24, 2014
Fetch the devil - the Sierra Diablo murders and Nazi espionage in america by Richmond, Clint (Reporter), author.

Fetch the devil - the Sierra Diablo murders and Nazi espionage in america

Jul 24, 2014
The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Weigl - how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis by Allen, Arthur, 1959-

The fantastic laboratory of Dr. Weigl - how two brave scientists battled typhus and sabotaged the Nazis

The story of "Jewish prisoner-scientists in Buchenwald who made a vaccine against ... typhus. Their untold secret: they provided the real vaccine to camp inmates but a fake one to German troops at the eastern front"--Dust jacket back.

Jul 24, 2014
Helena Rubinstein - the woman who invented beauty by Fitoussi, Michèle, author.

Helena Rubinstein - the woman who invented beauty

Jul 24, 2014