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Our service our stories - Indiana veterans recall their World War II experiences by May, Ronald P., author. Our service our stories - Indiana veterans recall their World War II experiences

Jan 10, 2017
Ocean of insight - a sailor's voyage from despair to hope by Mann, Heather Lyn, author. Ocean of insight - a sailor's voyage from despair to hope

"Heather Lyn Mann was a battle-weary environmental advocate in Madison, Wisconsin, struggling over what to do about climate change when she and her husband decided to explore the Atlantic on a small sloop. This memoir of six years living afloat is a chronological unfolding of disasters and discoveries--life-threatening storms, the boredom of isolation, societies on the brink of extinction, sinking ships, colorful Caribbean characters, near collisions, a pirate scare, and more. Throughout, the oc

Jan 11, 2017
No wall too high - one man's daring escape from Mao's darkest prison by Xu, Hongci. No wall too high - one man's daring escape from Mao's darkest prison

"Originally published in Hong Kong, Xu Hongci's remarkable memoir recounts his life from childhood through his final prison break. After discovering his story in a Hong Kong library, the journalist Erling Hoh tracked down the original manuscript and complied this condensed translation, which includes background on this turbulent period, an epilogue that follows Xu Hongci up to his dealth, and Xu Hongci's own drawings and maps. Both a historical narrative and an exhilarating prison break thriller

Jan 14, 2017
Night of January 16th - a play by Rand, Ayn, author. Night of January 16th - a play

Night of January 16th leaves the answers to the mystery of an international magnate's death up to the reader. The play is a gripping drama about the rise and destruction of a brilliant and ruthless man, the suspense never letting up for a moment.

Jan 10, 2017
Myths of Greece and Rome by Guerber, H. A. Myths of Greece and Rome

Jan 14, 2017
My life, my love, my legacy by King, Coretta Scott, 1927-2006, author. My life, my love, my legacy

"The life story of Coretta Scott King--wife of Martin Luther King Jr., founder of the King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, and singular twentieth-century American civil rights activist--as told fully for the first time, toward the end of her life, to one of her closest friends. Born in 1927 to daringly enterprising black parents in the Deep South, Coretta Scott had always felt called to a special purpose. One of the first black scholarship students recruited to Antioch College, a committed

Jan 16, 2017
Monkeytalk - inside the worlds and minds of primates by Fischer, Julia, 1966- author. Monkeytalk - inside the worlds and minds of primates

Jan 14, 2017
Mix and match Mama eats by Shull, Shay, 1981- author. Mix and match Mama eats

Do you want to spend less time in the kitchen and more time making memories with your family and friends? Shull shares her simple solutions for making quick and tasty dishes that will satisfy your whole family. The book is arranged by month, so that you can choose easily recipes for every holiday and season.

Jan 10, 2017
Missing banners by Brew, Tom, author. Missing banners

Indiana basketball fans love their five national championship banners. They wish there were more. There should have been.

Jan 10, 2017
MindWorks- a practical guide for changing thoughts beliefs, and emotional reactions by Warmerdam, Gary van MindWorks- a practical guide for changing thoughts beliefs, and emotional reactions

Jan 14, 2017
Mind your manors - tried-and-true British household cleaning tips by Lethbridge, Lucy, author. Mind your manors - tried-and-true British household cleaning tips

"British estates were known to be the epitome of cleanliness with their white-glove perfection. Through her meticulous research on servants, Lucy Lethbridge gleaned much knowledge about how these homes were made to gleam over almost two centuries, from the Victorian through the Edwardian years and beyond. The majority of household tasks were done with basic ingredients like lemon juice, white vinegar, and bicarbonate of soda, which feel very modern in their display of frugality and ecological so

Jan 10, 2017
Medical science by Bayden, Maya (EDT) Medical science

Discusses the field of medicine, including its history, its major branches, and how disease is classified.

Jan 14, 2017
Marie-Antoinette by Delalex, Hélène, author. Marie-Antoinette

"The book recounts Marie-Antoinette's early life through her time as Queen of France until her execution. Through the details of key events in her life, the vivid accounts of those who knew her, and illuminating depictions of her world in masterpieces of art, readers will discover Marie-Antoinette, the incarnation of femininity in the eighteenth century"--Provided by publisher.

Jan 10, 2017
Manage your financial life - a thoughtful organized approach for women by Doyle, Nancy, author. Manage your financial life - a thoughtful organized approach for women

Jan 11, 2017
Making things happen - mastering project management by Berkun, Scott. Making things happen - mastering project management

Jan 14, 2017
Madam President - the secret presidency of Edith Wilson by Hazelgrove, William Elliott, 1959- author. Madam President - the secret presidency of Edith Wilson

An up-close look at Edith Wilson, a first lady with unequaled responsibilities during her husband's presidency. After President Woodrow Wilson suffered a paralyzing stroke in the fall of 1919, his wife, First Lady Edith Wilson, began to handle the day-to-day responsibilities of the chief executive. Mrs. Wilson had had little formal education and had only been married to President Wilson for four years, yet in the tenuous peace following the end of World War I, she dedicated herself to managing t

Jan 10, 2017
Lost masters - rediscovering the mysticism of the ancient Greek philosophers by Johnsen, Linda, 1954- author. Lost masters - rediscovering the mysticism of the ancient Greek philosophers

Examines the connection between the thought of the ancient Greek philosophers and the spiritual teachings of ancient Egypt and India.

Jan 14, 2017
Losing Helen - an essay by Becker, Carol, author. Losing Helen - an essay

Jan 11, 2017
Living with pattern - color, texture, and print at home by Atwood, Rebecca, author. Living with pattern - color, texture, and print at home

"A home is meant to be a reflection of the owner's story--it's the one place where we get to create the environment. Pattern is a key element in the process of communicating personality, aspirations, and experiences, adding authenticity and interest. In Living with Pattern, Rebecca Atwood travels room by room throughout the house--the expected main rooms as well as smaller, not-to-be-forgotten spaces like reading nooks and foyers--showing how to use pattern to shape interiors. She includes infor

Jan 14, 2017
Living Well on the Road - Health and Wellness for Travelers by Schaffer, Linden/ McCarthy, Andrew (FRW) Living Well on the Road - Health and Wellness for Travelers

Jan 14, 2017

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