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Forgotten citizens - deportation, children, and the making of American exiles and orphans by Zayas, Luis H., author.

Forgotten citizens - deportation, children, and the making of American exiles and orphans

"The United States Constitution insures that all persons born in the US are citizens with equal protection under the law. But in today's America, the US-born children of undocumented immigrants--over four million of them--do not enjoy fully the benefits of citizenship or of feeling that they belong. Children in mixed-status families are forgotten in the loud and discordant immigration debate. They live under the constant threat that their parents will suddenly be deported. Their parents face imp

Apr 29, 2015
Freedom and the self - essays on the philosophy of David Foster Wallace by

Freedom and the self - essays on the philosophy of David Foster Wallace

The book Fate, Time, and Language: An Essay on Free Will, published in 2010 by Columbia University Press, presented David Foster Wallace's challenge to Richard Taylor's argument for fatalism. In this anthology, notable philosophers engage directly with that work and assess Wallace's reply to Taylor as well as other aspects of Wallace's thought.

May 2, 2015
From property to family - American dog rescue and the discourse of compassion by Markovits, Andrei S.

From property to family - American dog rescue and the discourse of compassion

May 1, 2015
Front Roe - how to be the leading lady in your own life by Roe, Louise, author.

Front Roe - how to be the leading lady in your own life

"Fashion guru and television host Louise Roe has compiled the tips and trick that she's picked up through years of working in the fashion industry with magazine editors, stylists, celebrities, and everyday women...Louise's inspiring collection of killer fashion advice, beauty tricks, and lifestyle ideas from around the world is a fast-track to looking and feeling infinitely more positive about your mind, body, face, closet, and home."--Back cover.

May 2, 2015
Getting your shot - stunning photos, how-to tips, and endless inspiration from the pros. by

Getting your shot - stunning photos, how-to tips, and endless inspiration from the pros.

"Imagine your dream job as a National Geographic photographer. This inspirational how-to photography book helps you get a step closer. The photography experts at National Geographic share their invaluable tips, advice and insights alongside more than 200 breathtaking photos ranging from glorious landscapes to intimate moments, from black-and-white to exuberant color, from the exotic to the homespun. These stunning and evocative photos, drawn from National Geographic's thriving online photography

May 2, 2015
Gironimo! - riding the very terrible 1914 tour of Italy by Moore, Tim, 1964-

Gironimo! - riding the very terrible 1914 tour of Italy

"The 1914 Giro d'Italia [Tour of Italy]: The hardest bike race in history. Eighty-one riders started and only eight finished after enduring cataclysmic storms, roads strewn with nails, and even the loss of an eye by one competitor. And now Tim Moore is going to ride it. And he's committed to total authenticity" --

Apr 30, 2015
God is not here - a soldier's struggle with torture, trauma, and the moral injuries of war by Edmonds, Bill Russell (Lieutenant Colonel), author.

God is not here - a soldier's struggle with torture, trauma, and the moral injuries of war

"In May of 2005, the U.S. government finally acknowledged that the invasion of Iraq had spawned an insurgency. With that admission, training the Iraqi Forces suddenly became a strategic priority. Lt. Col. Bill Edmonds, then a Special Forces captain, was in the first group of "official" military advisors. He arrived in Mosul in the wake of Abu Ghraib, at the height of the insurgency, and in the midst of America’s rapidly failing war strategy. In God Is Not Here, the weight of history is everywher

May 1, 2015
Goodbye, Antoura - a memoir of the Armenian genocide by Banean, Gaṛnik, 1910-1989, author.

Goodbye, Antoura - a memoir of the Armenian genocide

May 2, 2015
Got milked? - the great dairy deception and why you'll thrive without milk by Hamilton, Alissa, author.

Got milked? - the great dairy deception and why you'll thrive without milk

Dispels misconceptions about milk and its crucial role in health, revealing the many ways in which dairy can actually be harmful, and provides dairy-free recipes and full meal plans.

Apr 29, 2015
Got social mediology? - using psychology to master social media for your business without spending... a dime by Izso, Jay, author.

Got social mediology? - using psychology to master social media for your business without spending... a dime

Apr 28, 2015
Grow all you can eat in 3 square feet by

Grow all you can eat in 3 square feet

No matter how small your space, get every inch of it growing with tasty fruit and vegetables. Gather fruit fresh from your doorstep, pick herbs from your balcony, create walls of edible produce, and plant a raised bed that is both beautiful and productive. This guide proves you can grow food anywhere. Learn what to grow, how to use your space efficiently, and how to maximize your yield. You'll soon be harvesting a feast from your front door.-- Cover verso.

Apr 29, 2015
Guerilla furniture design - how to build lean, modern furniture with salvaged materials by Holman, Will, author.

Guerilla furniture design - how to build lean, modern furniture with salvaged materials

Apr 30, 2015
Headscarves and hymens - why the Middle East needs a sexual revolution by Eltahawy, Mona, 1967- author.

Headscarves and hymens - why the Middle East needs a sexual revolution

"Drawing on her years as a campaigner and commentator on women's issues in the Middle East, [Eltahawy] explains that since the Arab Spring began, women in the Arab world have had two revolutions to undertake: one fought with men against oppressive regimes, and another fought against an entire political and economic system that treats women in countries from Yemen and Saudi Arabia to Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya as second-class citizens ... Her book is a plea for outrage and action on their behalf,

Apr 30, 2015
Healing developmental trauma - how early trauma affects self-regulation, self-image, and the capacity for relationship by Heller, Laurence, 1944-

Healing developmental trauma - how early trauma affects self-regulation, self-image, and the capacity for relationship

"Written for those working to heal developmental trauma and seeking new tools for self-awareness and growth, this book focuses on conflicts surrounding the capacity for connection and introduces the NeuroAffective Relational Model, a unified approach to developmental, attachment, and shock trauma"--Provided by publisher.

Apr 27, 2015
Healing the western soul - a spiritual homecoming for today's seeker by Miller, Judith S., author.

Healing the western soul - a spiritual homecoming for today's seeker

"The West has lost its traditional spiritual anchors following the rise of science and the social revolution of the sixties. Healing and wholeness begins with reclaiming the spiritual forms that gave rise to Western culture to provide grounding to meet the challenges of meaning in the era global cultural interchange"--

May 2, 2015
Hope - a memoir of survival in Cleveland by Berry, Amanda, 1986- author.

Hope - a memoir of survival in Cleveland

Two victims of an infamous Cleveland kidnapper share the story of their abductions, their decade in captivity and their dramatic escape.

May 1, 2015
House guests, house pests - a natural history of animals in the home by Jones, Richard, 1958 July 14- author.

House guests, house pests - a natural history of animals in the home

Today we live in snug, well-furnished houses surrounded by the trappings of a civilized life. But we are not alone--we suffer a constant stream of unwanted visitors. Our houses, our food, our belongings, our very existence are under constant attack from a host of invaders eager to take advantage of our shelter, our food stores and our tasty soft furnishings. From bats in the belfry to beetles in the cellar, moths in the wardrobe and mosquitoes in the bedroom, humans cannot escape the attentions

May 2, 2015
How baking works - exploring the fundamentals of baking science by Figoni, Paula.

How baking works - exploring the fundamentals of baking science

The essence of baking is chemistry, and anyone who wants to be a master pastry chef must understand the principles and science that make baking work. Learn the whys and hows of every chemical reaction, essential ingredient, and technique.

Apr 29, 2015
How I shed my skin - unlearning the racist lessons of a Southern childhood by Grimsley, Jim, 1955- author.

How I shed my skin - unlearning the racist lessons of a Southern childhood

"In August of 1966, Jim Grimsley entered the sixth grade in the same public school he had attended for the five previous years in his small eastern North Carolina hometown. But he knew that the first day of this school year was going to be different: for the first time he'd be in a classroom with black children ... Now, over forty years later, Grimsley ... revisits that school and those times, remembering his personal reaction to his first real exposure to black children and to their culture, an

Apr 30, 2015
How music got free - the end of an industry, the turn of the century, and the patient zero of piracy by Witt, Stephen.

How music got free - the end of an industry, the turn of the century, and the patient zero of piracy

A story of greed, cunning, brilliance, and deceit explores the music-piracy revolution and the man who almost singlehandedly brought down the industry from a small town in North Carolina, where he leaked thousands of albums with the help of a network of smugglers.

May 2, 2015