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The Victorian master criminal by Hanrahan, David C. The Victorian master criminal

"On 2 August 1876, a young policeman named Constable Nicholas Cock was shot dead while walking 'the beat' at Whalley Range, Manchester. A few months later, on the evening of 29 November 1876, Arthur Dyson, an engineer, was murdered in his own backyard at Banner Cross, Sheffield. Charles Peace was Victorian Britain's most infamous cat burglar and murderer. He was a complex character: ruthless, devious, dangerous, charming, intelligent and creative. Mrs. Katherine Dyson identified him as the muder

Sep 20, 2016
The upside of inequality - how good intentions undermine the middle class by Conard, Edward, author. The upside of inequality - how good intentions undermine the middle class

"The scourge of America|s economy isn't the success of the 1 percent|quite the opposite. The real problem is the government|s well-meaning but misguided attempt to reduce the payoffs for success,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 20, 2016
Understanding ECMAScript 6 - the definitive guide for JavaScript developers by Zakas, Nicholas C., author. Understanding ECMAScript 6 - the definitive guide for JavaScript developers

Sep 20, 2016
No-bake treats - incredible unbaked cheesecakes, icebox cakes, pies and more by Bayer, Julianne, author. No-bake treats - incredible unbaked cheesecakes, icebox cakes, pies and more

Go beyond traditional desserts-- without turning on your oven! Bayer shares easy-to-follow recipes that you mix, place and refrigerate! These no-bake treats pack a punch of flavor without complicated ingredients or complicated techniques.

Sep 20, 2016
Non-duality questions, non-duality answers - exploring spirituality and existence in the modern world by Sylvester, Richard, author. Non-duality questions, non-duality answers - exploring spirituality and existence in the modern world

Sep 20, 2016
Strong and sculpted by Schoenfeld, Brad, 1962- author. Strong and sculpted

Sep 20, 2016
Nothing to envy - ordinary lives in North Korea by Demick, Barbara. Nothing to envy - ordinary lives in North Korea

Follows the lives of six North Koreans over fifteen years, a chaotic period that saw the rise to power of Kim Jong Il and the devastation of a famine that killed one-fifth of the population, illustrating what it means to live under the most repressive totalitarian regime today.

Sep 20, 2016
Parachuting cats into Borneo - and other lessons from the change café by Klimek, Axel, 1956- author. Parachuting cats into Borneo - and other lessons from the change café

Sep 20, 2016
The philosophy bible - the definitive guide to the last 3,000 years of thought by Cohen, Martin, 1964- author. The philosophy bible - the definitive guide to the last 3,000 years of thought

Sep 20, 2016
Sorry not sorry - dreams, mistakes, and growing up by Rivera, Naya, 1987- author. Sorry not sorry - dreams, mistakes, and growing up

"Funny and deeply personal, Sorry Not Sorry recounts Glee star Naya Rivera's successes and missteps, urging young women to pursue their dreams and to refuse to let past mistakes define them,"--Amazon.com.

Sep 20, 2016
Returning north with the spring by Harris, John R., author. Returning north with the spring

At winter's end in 1947, driven by the devastating loss of a son killed in World War II, naturalist Edwin Way Teale and his wife Nellie followed the dawning spring season northward in an amazing 17,000 mile odyssey from the Everglades to Maine. He wrote about the adventure in the best-selling book North with the Spring. Retracing Teale's route, writer John Harris reveals a vastly changed natural world. In Returning North with the Spring, he stops at the very places where Teale once stood, paddli

Sep 20, 2016
Restoring heritage grains - the culture, diversity, resilience, and cuisine of ancient wheats by Rogosa, Eli, 1952- author. Restoring heritage grains - the culture, diversity, resilience, and cuisine of ancient wheats

Sep 20, 2016
Reinvention - accelerating results in the age of disruption by Cragun, Shane, author. Reinvention - accelerating results in the age of disruption

Today's disruptive, tumultuous, and ever-changing global business environment shows no signs of slowing. Authors Shane Cragun and Kate Sweetman believe it is time for a wake-up call to those hoping to thrive in the 21st century. Reinvention is the first business book to propose a simple algorithm, common principles, and set of tools that apply to both individuals and organizations facing disruptive and radical change. The ability to pivot quickly, profoundly, and effectively might be the most im

Sep 20, 2016
Windows 10 for seniors for dummies by Weverka, Peter, author. Windows 10 for seniors for dummies

Step-by-step instructions, illustrations, and easy explanations will help you understand Windows 10.

Sep 20, 2016
Where am I now? - true stories of girlhood and accidental fame by Wilson, Mara, author. Where am I now? - true stories of girlhood and accidental fame

""Growing up, I wanted to BE Mara Wilson. Where Am I Now? is a delight."--Ilana Glazer, cocreator and star of Broad City "Genuine and authentic, funny and heartbreaking, Where Am I Now? reminds you that no matter how unique your life is, some things bind us all together." --Jenny Lawson, author of Furiously Happy A former child actress best known for her starring roles in Matilda and Mrs. Doubtfire, Mara Wilson has always felt a little young and out of place: as the onlykid on a film set full of

Sep 20, 2016
This chair rocks - a manifesto against ageism by Applewhite, Ashton, author. This chair rocks - a manifesto against ageism

Sep 20, 2016
Sun moon Earth - the history of solar eclipses from omens of doom to Einstein and exoplanets by Nordgren, Tyler E. (Tyler Eugene), 1969- author. Sun moon Earth - the history of solar eclipses from omens of doom to Einstein and exoplanets

"On August 21, 2017, more than ten million Americans will experience an awe-inspiring phenomenon: the first total eclipse of the sun in America in almost forty years. In Sun Moon Earth, astronomer Tyler Nordgren illustrates how this most seemingly unnatural of natural phenomena was transformed from a fearsome omen to a tourist attraction. From the astrologers of ancient China and Babylon to the high priests of the Maya, Sun Moon Earth takes us around the world to show how different cultures inte

Sep 20, 2016
StarTalk - everything you ever need to know about space travel, sci-fi, the human race, the universe, and beyond by StarTalk - everything you ever need to know about space travel, sci-fi, the human race, the universe, and beyond

Tyson looks at the most confounding mysteries of Earth, space, and what it means to be human. He attempts to answer all of your most pressing questions, from how the brain works to the physics of comic book superheroes.

Sep 20, 2016
Woven shibori by Ellis, Catharine, 1951- author. Woven shibori

Sep 20, 2016
The trillion-dollar conspiracy - how the new world order, man-made diseases, and zombie banks are destroying America by Marrs, Jim. The trillion-dollar conspiracy - how the new world order, man-made diseases, and zombie banks are destroying America

Argues that a global conspiracy has enslaved Americans with poor education, a misguided mass media, and a buffet of prescription drugs, and issues a call to break free from this catatonic state and reclaim what America once stood for.

Sep 20, 2016