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A life everlasting - the extraordinary story of one boy's gift to medical science by Gray, Sarah, 1973- author. A life everlasting - the extraordinary story of one boy's gift to medical science

"A donor mother's powerful memoir of grief and rebirth that is also a fascinating medical science whodunit, taking us inside the world of organ, eye, tissue, and blood donation and cutting-edge scientific research. When Sarah Gray received the devastating news that her unborn son Thomas was diagnosed with anencephaly, a terminal condition, she decided she wanted his death--and life--to have meaning. In the weeks before she gave birth to her twin sons in 2010, she arranged to donate Thomas's orga

Sep 29, 2016
A Short History of Medicine by Ackerknecht, Erwin H./ Rosenberg, Charles E. (FRW)/ Haushofer, Lisa (CON) A Short History of Medicine

Sep 29, 2016
A Small Key Can Open a Large Door - The Rojava Revolution by Strangers in a Tangled Wilderness (EDT) A Small Key Can Open a Large Door - The Rojava Revolution

Sep 29, 2016
A woman on the edge of time - a son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide by Gavron, Jeremy, 1961- author. A woman on the edge of time - a son investigates his trailblazing mother's young suicide

Sep 23, 2016
Accidental Medical Discoveries - How Tenacity and Pure Dumb Luck Changed the World by Winters, Robert W. Accidental Medical Discoveries - How Tenacity and Pure Dumb Luck Changed the World

Sep 29, 2016
Advent in Narnia - reflections for the season by Haverkamp, Heidi, author. Advent in Narnia - reflections for the season

Collects twenty-eight Advent devotions featuring scriptural passages, questions for reflection, and excerpts from C.S. Lewis's "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe."

Sep 29, 2016
Against everything - essays, 2004-2015 by Greif, Mark, 1975- author. Against everything - essays, 2004-2015

Sep 23, 2016
All the Gallant Men - An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor by Stratton, Donald/ Gire, Ken All the Gallant Men - An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor

Sep 29, 2016
American hero - the true story of Tommy Hitchcock - sports star, war hero, and champion of the war-winning P-51 Mustang by Aldrich, Nelson W, author. American hero - the true story of Tommy Hitchcock - sports star, war hero, and champion of the war-winning P-51 Mustang

Presents the life of Tommy Hitchcock, the World War I fighter pilot and war hero, legendary polo player, who the prominent socialite Tom Buchanan in "The Great Gatsby" is modeled after.

Sep 28, 2016
American hero - the true story of Tommy Hitchcock - sports star, war hero, and champion of the war-winning P-51 Mustang by Aldrich, Nelson W., author. American hero - the true story of Tommy Hitchcock - sports star, war hero, and champion of the war-winning P-51 Mustang

Sep 29, 2016
An other kingdom - departing the consumer culture by Block, Peter, author. An other kingdom - departing the consumer culture

"Our seduction into beliefs in competition, scarcity, and acquisition are producing too many casualties. We need to depart a kingdom that creates isolation, polarized debate, an exhausted planet, and violence that comes with the will to empire. The abbreviation of this empire is called a consumer culture. We think the free market ideology that surrounds us is true and inevitable and represents progress. We are called to better adapt, be more agile, more lean, more schooled, more, more, more. Giv

Sep 29, 2016
Astrology & fortune telling - including tarot, palmistry, I Ching, and dream interpretation by Morningstar, Sally, author. Astrology & fortune telling - including tarot, palmistry, I Ching, and dream interpretation

Designed to teach readers how to develop their divination skills, looks at a wide variety of fortune-telling techniques including dream therapy, runes, and astrology.

Sep 29, 2016
Astrology - the only book you'll ever need by Jackson, Cass, author. Astrology - the only book you'll ever need

Sep 29, 2016
Astrology 101 - from sun signs to moon signs, your guide to astrology by Sears, Kathleen, author. Astrology 101 - from sun signs to moon signs, your guide to astrology

Briefly reviews the history of astrology; describes characteristics of the four elements, the twelve houses, and sign compatibility; and covers topics in advanced astrology.

Sep 29, 2016
Asylum- a survivor's flight from Nazi-occupied Vienna through wartime France by Scheyer, Moriz, 1886-1949, author. Asylum- a survivor's flight from Nazi-occupied Vienna through wartime France

"'It may be that the way in which the words, the sentences, the pages have been put together is the result of a certain intellectual effort. But their content, their essence, has a quite different source. And that source is a profound emotional anguish. An anguish in which the wretched sufferer is able only to keep repeating the same stammering question: How could it all have happened?' As arts editor for one of Vienna's principal newspapers before the German invasion in 1938, Moriz Scheyer kne

Sep 29, 2016
Athena rising - how and why men should mentor women by Johnson, W. Brad, author. Athena rising - how and why men should mentor women

Sep 29, 2016
Because of Bethlehem - love is born, hope is here by Lucado, Max, author. Because of Bethlehem - love is born, hope is here

Explores the story and meaning of Christmas for believers, and how it marks the beginning of a hope that endures forever.

Sep 29, 2016
Befriend - create belonging in an age of judgment, isolation, and fear by Sauls, Scott, author. Befriend - create belonging in an age of judgment, isolation, and fear

Sep 29, 2016
Begin with the past - building of the National Museum of African American History and Culture by Wilson, Mabel (Mabel O.), author. Begin with the past - building of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

"The Building of the National Museum of African American History and Culture traces the making of this unparalleled museum. Founding director Lonnie G. Bunch III described it as "ten years in the making, and 100 years in the making," and Mabel O. Wilson explores that effort in her narrative. As she discovers, initial calls for a permanent place to collect, study, and present African American history and culture in the early twentieth century never got off the ground. In the late 1990s, the notio

Sep 29, 2016
Beginning Illumination - Learning the Ancient Art, Step by Step by Travers, Claire Beginning Illumination - Learning the Ancient Art, Step by Step

Sep 29, 2016