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Tong wars - the untold story of vice, money, and murder in New York's Chinatown by Seligman, Scott D., author.

Tong wars - the untold story of vice, money, and murder in New York's Chinatown

"Reading like a true-crime novel, this history of the vice district and gang wars of New York's Chinatown from the 1890s through the 1930s describes the widespread fight to control the district's gambling, opium and prostitution,"--NoveList.

Jul 19, 2016
Through early Yellowstone - adventuring by bicycle, covered wagon, foot, horseback, and skis by

Through early Yellowstone - adventuring by bicycle, covered wagon, foot, horseback, and skis

A collection of entertaining accounts of travel through Yellowstone from 1871, before it was a tourist destination, until 1916, when autos were allowed into the park. The adventurers include an intrepid mother who posted the sign "Park or Bust" on her family's covered wagon, a strong cyclist and hikers who traversed the whole park for fun, and an expert guide on skis. These travelers experience the geysers without boardwalks, bushwhack trails before maps, handle horses, and encounter bears. Feat

Jul 25, 2016
Thoughtful dementia care - understanding the dementia experience by Ghent-Fuller, Jennifer B., 1951-

Thoughtful dementia care - understanding the dementia experience

Ghent-Fuller offers insights into emotional reactions and practical suggestions based on deep understanding of the way people with dementia view many situations. She explains the loss of various types of memory and other thinking processes, and describes how these losses affect the day to day life of people with dementia, their understanding of the world around them and their personal situations.

Jul 25, 2016
This land is our land - the history of American immigration by Osborne, Linda Barrett, 1949-

This land is our land - the history of American immigration

Explores the way government policy and popular responses to immigrant groups have evolved throughout U.S. history, from 1800 to today.

Jul 24, 2016
This land is our land - the history of American immigration by Osborne, Linda Barrett, 1949-

This land is our land - the history of American immigration

"This book explores the way government policy and popular responses to immigrant groups evolved throughout U.S. history, particularly between 1800 and 1965. The book concludes with a summary of events up to contemporary times, as immigration again becomes a hot-button issue."--Provided by publisher.

Jul 25, 2016
They call me supermensch - my amazing adventures in rock 'n' roll, Hollywood, and haute cuisine by Gordon, Shep, author.

They call me supermensch - my amazing adventures in rock 'n' roll, Hollywood, and haute cuisine

The legendary talent agent behind such superstars as Groucho Marx, Blondie, and Raquel Welch chronicles his life and career in the entertainment industry, discussing his Jewish childhood on Long Island and his international travels at the sides of half acentury of celebrities.

Jul 25, 2016
Then and now - a memoir by Cook, Barbara, author.

Then and now - a memoir

A legend of the American theater, Barbara Cook burst onto the scene in the 1950s to become Broadway's leading inge´nue in roles such as Cunegonde in Candide, Amalia Balash in She Loves Me, and her career-defining, Tony Award-winning role as the original Marian the librarian in The Music Man. But in the late 1960s, Barbara's extraordinary talent onstage was threatened by debilitating depression and alcoholism, forcing her to step away from the limelight. Emerging from the shadows in the early 197

Jul 21, 2016
The Year of Voting Dangerously - The Derangement of American Politics by Dowd, Maureen

The Year of Voting Dangerously - The Derangement of American Politics

Jul 25, 2016
The world in flames - a black boyhood in a white supremacist doomsday cult by Walker, Jerald.

The world in flames - a black boyhood in a white supremacist doomsday cult

Jul 25, 2016
The wired soul - finding spiritual balance in a hyperconnected age by Rhodes, Tricia McCary, author.

The wired soul - finding spiritual balance in a hyperconnected age

Jul 25, 2016
The way back - restoring the promise of America by Buckley, F. H. (Francis H.), 1948- author.

The way back - restoring the promise of America

Explores the socioeconomic divide in the United States by discussing possible causes and suggesting ways to close the gap between the wealthy and the poor by pursuing socialists ends through capitalist means.

Jul 19, 2016
The war on science - who's waging it, why it matters, what we can do about it by Otto, Shawn Lawrence.

The war on science - who's waging it, why it matters, what we can do about it

Jul 19, 2016
The war on cops - how the new attack on law and order makes everyone less safe by Mac Donald, Heather, author.

The war on cops - how the new attack on law and order makes everyone less safe

Jul 19, 2016
The Walt Disney Studios - a lot to remember by Clark, Steven, 1973-

The Walt Disney Studios - a lot to remember

Jul 19, 2016
The walking dead psychology - psych of the living dead by Langley, Travis (EDT)

The walking dead psychology - psych of the living dead

Nineteen essays analyze the psychological forces behind the action in the television program "The Walking Dead."

Jul 25, 2016
The voyeur's motel by Talese, Gay, author.

The voyeur's motel

Reveals the story of a man who bought a motel and secretly observed his guests to satisfy his voyeuristic desires, and kept extensive journals capturing the changing sexual mores of the country.

Jul 21, 2016
The triathlon training book by Beckinsale, James, author.

The triathlon training book

Jul 25, 2016
The trainable cat - a practical guide to making life happier for you and your cat by Bradshaw, John, 1950- author.

The trainable cat - a practical guide to making life happier for you and your cat

Jul 19, 2016
The tide - the science and stories behind the greatest force on earth by Aldersey-Williams, Hugh, author.

The tide - the science and stories behind the greatest force on earth

An exploration of the science and history of the Earth's tides chronicles humanity's efforts to understand its cycles as reflected by the strong tides of Nova Scotia's Bay of Fundy, Norway's Maelstrom tidal whirlpool, the Homeric tale of Scylla, and other examples.

Jul 25, 2016
The String Book by Hart-Davis, Adam

The String Book

Jul 19, 2016