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Black holes - a very short introduction by Blundell, Katherine M., author.

Black holes - a very short introduction

Black holes are a constant source of fascination to many due to their mysterious nature. ThisVery Short Introduction, addresses a variety of questions, including what a black hole actually is, how they are characterized and discovered, and what would happen if you came too close to one. --Publisher

Feb 2, 2016
Away off shore - Nantucket Island and its people, 1602-1890 by Philbrick, Nathaniel.

Away off shore - Nantucket Island and its people, 1602-1890

Nathaniel Philbrick reveals the people and the stories - great and obscure, famous and infamous - behind what was once the whaling capital of the world.

Feb 2, 2016
Autobiographies by James, Henry, 1843-1916, author.

Autobiographies

Feb 2, 2016
1916 - a global history by Jeffery, Keith, author.

1916 - a global history

"This is eminent historian Keith Jeffery's accomplishment in his magisterial '1916: a global history,' which focuses on a sequence of key events that unfolded around the world that year, and casts the Great War in an entirely new light"--

Feb 2, 2016
Here lies Hugh Glass - a mountain man, a bear, and the rise of the American nation by Coleman, Jon T., 1970-

Here lies Hugh Glass - a mountain man, a bear, and the rise of the American nation

Explores period frontier life and contradictory accounts in an effort to discern the true story of a 19th-century bear-mauling victim who pursued vengeance against the companions who left him for dead.

Feb 2, 2016
Container theme gardens - 42 combinations, each using 5 perfectly matched plants by Ondra, Nancy J., author.

Container theme gardens - 42 combinations, each using 5 perfectly matched plants

Ondra shows you how to choose a container and a five-plant theme, and use them to create a beautiful combination for any season, situation, or taste. She shows you how to choose the color scheme, arrangement, and container that will fit your style.

Feb 2, 2016
The cosmic web - mysterious architecture of the universe by Gott, J. Richard, author.

The cosmic web - mysterious architecture of the universe

J. Richard Gott was among the first cosmologists to propose that the structure of our universe is like a sponge made up of clusters of galaxies intricately connected by filaments of galaxies. This magnificent structure is now called the Cosmic Web and has been mapped extensively by teams of astronomers. Here is his gripping insider account of how a generation of undaunted theorists and observers solved the mystery of the architecture of our cosmos.

Feb 2, 2016
Finding them gone - visiting China's poets of the past by Red Pine, 1943-

Finding them gone - visiting China's poets of the past

"Bill Porter has been one of the most prolific translators of Chinese texts, while also developing into a travel writer with a cult following."-The New York Times "Red Pine's out-of-the-mainstream work is canny and clearheaded, and it has immeasurably enhanced Zen/Taoist literature and practice."-Kyoto Journal "Red Pine's succinct and informative notes for each poem are core samples of the cultural, political, and literary history of China." -Asian ReporterTo pay homage to China's greatest poets

Feb 2, 2016
Just keep breathing - a shocking expose of real letters you never imagined a generation was writing by Dabbs, Reggie, author.

Just keep breathing - a shocking expose of real letters you never imagined a generation was writing

"These are real words written by a real girl. There are thousands more just like her. Her pain is real. Her story is true. But her voice has been hidden... until now,"--Amazon.com.

Feb 2, 2016
Knock 'em dead hiring the best - proven tactics for successful employee selection by Yate, Martin John.

Knock 'em dead hiring the best  - proven tactics for successful employee selection

You cannot manage productive without first hiring effectively, yet the odds are no one has ever taught you this most important of all management skills. Yates gives you intelligent strategies and practical tactics that can deliver successful hires every time.

Feb 2, 2016
Mini knitted toys - over 30 cute and easy knitting patterns by Ishii, Sachiyo, author.

Mini knitted toys - over 30 cute and easy knitting patterns

Feb 2, 2016
Make - inventing a better mousetrap - 200 years of American history in the amazing world of patent models by Rothschild, Alan, author.

Make - inventing a better mousetrap - 200 years of American history in the amazing world of patent models

Feb 2, 2016
God in the machine - video games as spiritual pursuit by Leibovitz, Liel.

God in the machine - video games as spiritual pursuit

Feb 2, 2016
Let us now praise famous men - three tenant families by Agee, James, 1909-1955.

Let us now praise famous men - three tenant families

Words and photographs describe the daily lives of typical sharecropper families in the American South.

Feb 2, 2016
My girlfriend's pregnant! - a teen's guide to becoming a dad by Shantz-Hilkes, Chloe, author.

My girlfriend's pregnant! - a teen's guide to becoming a dad

"For male teens confronted with an unplanned pregnancy and faced with a future filled with fear, doubt, and guilt, My Girlfriend's Pregnant! provides much-needed information and support as they are suddenly thrust into the role of father. Based on interviews with teenage dads, social workers, and medical professionals, this book explores topics such as what to expect during pregnancy and childbirth, parenthood, stress, abortion, and adoption. With an extensive list of further readings and reso

Feb 2, 2016
Living in the crosshairs - the untold stories of anti-abortion terrorism by Cohen, David S., 1972-

Living in the crosshairs - the untold stories of anti-abortion terrorism

"A chilling expose´ of the threats, harassment, and worse that American abortion providers face on a daily basis-and groundbreaking remedies to stop it"--

Feb 2, 2016
Practical pattern making by Mors de Castro, Lucia, author.

Practical pattern making

Feb 2, 2016
The practical encyclopedia of home remedies & natural therapies by

The practical encyclopedia of home remedies & natural therapies

Ths practical guide to natural health-promoting treatments and techniques brings together the very best of traditional therapies for reducing stress, gaining vitality and inducing relaxation.

Feb 2, 2016
The new relational database dictionary - a comprehensive glossary of concepts arising in connection with the relational model of data, with definitions and illustrative examples by Date, C. J., author.

The new relational database dictionary - a comprehensive glossary of concepts arising in connection with the relational model of data, with definitions and illustrative examples

Feb 2, 2016
A history of architecture in 100 buildings by Cruickshank, Dan, author.

A history of architecture in 100 buildings

Architecture is an all-embracing adventure without end. It is a story that can never be completed - not as long as mankind continues to build, to invent, to discover; it is the story told in this book. The history of architecture is also a history of many other things - of politics, economy, religion, of science, ecology and of art and culture generally - and so is essentially a history of the world. For architecture - in its forms and functions - is a very direct mirror of mankind's desires, co

Feb 2, 2016