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Collected poems, 1950-2012 by Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012, author.

Collected poems, 1950-2012

Jun 29, 2016
Company confessions - secrets, memoirs, and the CIA by Moran, Christopher R, author.

Company confessions - secrets, memoirs, and the CIA

" Spies are supposed to keep quiet, never betraying their agents nor discussing their operations. Somehow, this doesn't apply to the CIA, which routinely vets, and approves, dozens of books by former officers. Many of these memoirs command huge advances and attract enormous publicity. Take Valerie Plame, the CIA officer whose identity was leaked by the Bush White House in 2003 and who reportedly received $2 million for her book Fair Game. Or former CIA director George Tenet whose 2007 memoi

Jun 30, 2016
Conquer your chronic pain - a life-changing drug-free approach for relief, recovery, and restoration by Abaci, Peter, author.

Conquer your chronic pain - a life-changing drug-free approach for relief, recovery, and restoration

"Conquer Your Chronic Pain offers the millions of chronic-pain sufferers throughout the world a transformative model for pain management. Dr. Abaci is a pioneer in understanding the biopsychosocial aspect of chronic pain and patients' demands for a more holistic and personal approach to pain management. Dr. Abaci details his own struggle with injury, surgery, and conventional recovery and pain management, then offers a wide variety of case studies and clear explanations of the latest scientific

Jun 30, 2016
Core Data in Swift - Data Storage and Management for Ios and OS X by Zarra, Marcus S.

Core Data in Swift - Data Storage and Management for Ios and OS X

Jun 30, 2016
Cracking the ACT premium, 2016 by

Cracking the ACT premium, 2016

This study guide for the ACT includes 8 full-length practice tests (4 in the book, 4 online) with detailed answer explanations, drills for each test section, and instant score reports for online tests, with optional LiveGrader essay scoring. Premium features include video tutorials, customized multi-week study plans, college admissions and financial aid tips, and a special downloadable "ACT Insider" booklet.

Jun 30, 2016
Cracking the TASC - Test Assessing Secondary Completion by

Cracking the TASC - Test Assessing Secondary Completion

"All the strategies, review, and practice you need to earn your high school equivalency certificate! Includes 2 full-length practice exams and bonus online drills and tutorials. The TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) is a new high school equivalency exam that some states are using as an alternative to the traditional GED test. Currently offered in CA, IL, IN, NC, NJ, NY, NV, SC, WV, and WY, the TASC is made up of 5 separate tests covering Mathematics, Reading, Writing, Science, and Socia

Jun 27, 2016
Crazy for crochet - 70 projects you'll love to make- hats, slippers, sweaters, bags, pillows, blankets, potholders, and more by Brandal, Lilly Secilie, 1965-

Crazy for crochet - 70 projects you'll love to make- hats, slippers, sweaters, bags, pillows, blankets, potholders, and more

Includes "patterns for every skill level, from scarves and blankets to socks and slippers, from hats and pillows to lampshades and cluthces" along with "helpful tips for using unusual stitches and a variety of edgings, swatches, and crocheted flowers to dress up any project." -- From p.4 of cover.

Jun 27, 2016
Creative quilt challenges - take the challenge to discover your style & improve your design skills by Pease, Pat, 1951- author.

Creative quilt challenges - take the challenge to discover your style & improve your design skills

Jun 28, 2016
Creative quilt challenges - take the challenge to discover your style & improve your design skills by Pease, Pat, 1951- author.

Creative quilt challenges - take the challenge to discover your style & improve your design skills

Jun 30, 2016
Creative Strength Training - Prompts, Exercises and Personal Stories for Encouraging Artistic Genius by Dunnewold, Jane

Creative Strength Training - Prompts, Exercises and Personal Stories for Encouraging Artistic Genius

Jun 30, 2016
Critics, monsters, fanatics, and other literary essays by Ozick, Cynthia, author.

Critics, monsters, fanatics, and other literary essays

"In a collection that includes new essays written explicitly for this volume, one of our sharpest and most influential critics confronts the past, present, and future of literary culture. If every outlet for book criticism suddenly disappeared -- if allwe had were reviews that treated books like any other commodity -- could the novel survive? In a gauntlet-throwing essay at the start of this brilliant assemblage, Cynthia Ozick stakes the claim that, just as surely as critics require a steady su

Jun 30, 2016
Crochet - learn it. love it. - techniques and projects to build a lifelong passion for beginners up by Todhunter, Tracey, author.

Crochet - learn it. love it. - techniques and projects to build a lifelong passion for beginners up

Shares advice, instructions, and inspiration with beginning crocheters, encouraging them to learn crochet at their own pace.

Jun 30, 2016
Crochet taxidermy - 30 quirky animal projects, from mouse to moose by Hart, Taylor, author.

Crochet taxidermy - 30 quirky animal projects, from mouse to moose

Jun 30, 2016
Cultivating the genius of black children - strategies to close the achievement gap in the early years by Sullivan, Debra Ren-Etta, author.

Cultivating the genius of black children - strategies to close the achievement gap in the early years

"There has been much attention given to the achievement gap between white and minority students, especially African American children. Through research and years of experience, the author breaks down the cultural influences on children's learning styles and provides a practical approach to helping black children thrive in the classroom. For black children, which Sullivan defines as those of African descent, there is a disconnect between learning preferences and learning environments that must be

Jun 30, 2016
Cured - handcrafted charcuteria & more by Wekselbaum, Charles, author.

Cured - handcrafted charcuteria & more

For lovers of all things dry cured, award-winning chef, owner of Charlito|s Cocina, and creator of charcuterie Charles Wekselbaum has written an unconventional entry-level guide to the process. Drawing on his Cuban-Jewish background and inspired by flavors from Asia to Italy, “Charlito” includes recipes for pork and beef salami, dry-cured whole muscles like prosciutto and bresaola, and more unusual seafood and vegan options made from salmon, tuna, figs, cucumbers, and more. He provides instructi

Jun 24, 2016
Curing Medicare - a doctor's view on how our health care system is failing older Americans and how we can fix it by Lazris, Andrew, author.

Curing Medicare - a doctor's view on how our health care system is failing older Americans and how we can fix it

Maintains that the current Medicare payment structure favors aggressive care that can negatively impact quality of life over palliative and home care which often yields better results, and argues for cost-effective changes that can make Medicare more humane.

Jun 30, 2016
Death by video game - danger, pleasure, and obsession on the virtual frontline by Parkin, Simon.

Death by video game - danger, pleasure, and obsession on the virtual frontline

""The finest book on video games yet. Simon Parkin thinks like a critic, conjures like a novelist, and writes like an artist at the height of his powers--which, in fact, he is."--Tom Bissell, author of Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter On January 31, 2012, in an internet cafe on the outskirts of New Taipei City, Taiwan, 23-year-old student Chen Rong-yu was found dead at his keyboard while the video game he had been playing for three days straight continued to flash on the screen in front of hi

Jun 24, 2016
Death in the afternoon by Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.

Death in the afternoon

Describes all phases of bullfighting, from the raising and training of the bulls to sketches of the bullfighters themselves.

Jun 30, 2016
Decolonizing trans/gender 101 by Binaohan, B., author.

Decolonizing trans/gender 101

Jun 30, 2016
Dialogue - the art of verbal action for page, stage, screen by McKee, Robert, 1941- author.

Dialogue - the art of verbal action for page, stage, screen

Jun 30, 2016