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Mayor For Life - The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr. by Barry, Marion, 1936- author.

Mayor For Life - The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr.

Four-time mayor of Washington, DC, Marion Barry, Jr. tells his shocking and courageous life story, beginning in the cotton fields in Mississippi to the executive offices of one of the most powerful cities in the world. Known nationally as the disgraced mayor caught on camera smoking crack cocaine in a downtown hotel room with a mistress, Marion Barry Jr. has led a controversial career. This provocative, captivating narrative follows the Civil Rights activist, going back to his Mississippi roots,

Jul 4, 2014
Mediterranean cookbook - fresh, fast, and easy recipes by Moine, Marie-Pierre (EDT)

Mediterranean cookbook - fresh, fast, and easy recipes

Collects over three hundred recipes for Mediterranean dishes from Italy, Spain, Greece, Provence, northern Africa, and the Middle East, including mezze, tapas, soups, pasta, shellfish, pizzas, salads, breads, and pies.

Jul 4, 2014
Evernote for dummies by Sarna, David E. Y.

Evernote for dummies

A complete guide to using Evernote to organize your life and your work! Sarna shows you how to use Evernote to store, organize and access practically anything, anywhere, using a computer, smartphone, table, and the web.

Jul 4, 2014
Excellent sheep - the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life by Deresiewicz, William, 1964-

Excellent sheep - the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life

"A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be--but aren't--providing"--

Jul 4, 2014
Face your fears - a proven plan to beat anxiety, panic, phobias, and obsessions by Tolin, David F.

Face your fears - a proven plan to beat anxiety, panic, phobias, and obsessions

"Self-help guide that gives you the tools to take charge and overcome your fears. Written by a leading authority on anxiety and based on the latest research. Provides a practical, step-by-step plan for beating many different kinds of fears--including social anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, and phobias"--

Jul 4, 2014
Fodor's Turkey. by

Fodor's Turkey.

Jul 4, 2014
Living on a dollar a day - the lives and faces of the world's poor by Nazario, Thomas A.

Living on a dollar a day - the lives and faces of the world's poor

Shares the lives of the poorest people in the world, highlighting their experiences and struggles and acting as a clarion call to those who aim to break the cycle of global poverty.

Jul 4, 2014
The messy baker - more than 75 delicious recipes from a real kitchen by Christie, Charmian.

The messy baker - more than 75 delicious recipes from a real kitchen

"A celebration of real baking in all its messy, boisterous, and delicious glory. Since when did every cookie on the plate have to be just like the next? Or each layer of cake exactly the same height? Each piecrust an impeccable work of art and encircled by stunningly perfect pastry leaves? To the uninitiated, all that fastidious, spotless baking is intimidating, not to mention exhausting. The Messy Baker celebrates baking as it happens in the real world--sweet, messy, fun, not always gorgeous, b

Jul 4, 2014
The eternal Nazi - from Mauthausen to Cairo, the relentless pursuit of SS doctor Aribert Heim by Kulish, Nicholas.

The eternal Nazi - from Mauthausen to Cairo, the relentless pursuit of SS doctor Aribert Heim

"The compelling story of the hunt for Aribert Heim, whose decades-long flight from justice turned a mid-level SS officer and concentration camp doctor into the most wanted Nazi war criminal in the world Dr. Aribert Heim worked at the Mauthausen concentration camp for only a few months in 1941 but left a horrifying mark on the memories of survivors. According to their testimony, Heim euthanized patients with injections of gasoline into their hearts. He performed surgeries on otherwise he

Jul 4, 2014
Geometry - tutorial and practice problems by Bhatt, Sonal author.

Geometry  - tutorial and practice problems

Covering everything a student would encounter in a high school or college course, Idiot's Guides: Geometry explains concepts in the easiest possible manner. Content includes everything from the basics of geometry; reasoning and proof; triangles; quadrilaterals; area and volume; similarity, perpendicular and parallel lines; and much more. This all-new book integrates a practice problems section to reinforce lessons. In addition, a glossary of geometry terms, postulates, and theorems provides a qu

Jul 4, 2014
Getting life - an innocent man's 25-year journey from prison to peace by Morton, Michael, 1954-

Getting life - an innocent man's 25-year journey from prison to peace

"He spent twenty-five years in prison for a crime he did not commit. He lost his wife, his son, and his freedom. This is the story of how Michael Morton finally got justice--and a second chance at life. On August 13, 1986, just one day after his thirty-second birthday, Michael Morton went to work at his usual time. By the end of the day, his wife Christine had been savagely bludgeoned to death in the couple's bed--and the Williamson County Sherriff's office in Texas wasted no time in pinning he

Jul 4, 2014
Girl at the end of the world - my escape from fundamentalism in search of faith with a future by Esther, Elizabeth.

Girl at the end of the world - my escape from fundamentalism in search of faith with a future

The author describes the psychological abuse she received growing up in a family-run fundamentalist church, her long struggle to break away, and her attempt to find spirituality in her life as an adult.

Jul 4, 2014
Goddesses - mysteries of the feminine divine by Campbell, Joseph, 1904-1987, author.

Goddesses - mysteries of the feminine divine

"Previously uncollected lectures and writings that trace the evolution of the Goddess, from Neolithic Old Europe to the Renaissance, and interpret classical motifs. Offers insight into self-actualization for women. Edited and introduced by the executive director of the Opus Archives and Research Center"--Provided by publisher.

Jul 4, 2014
Haatchi & Little B - the inspiring true story of one boy and his dog by Holden, Wendy, 1961- author.

Haatchi & Little B - the inspiring true story of one boy and his dog

"#1 International Bestseller When Owen met Haatchi, the lives of one adorable little boy and one great, big dog were destined to change forever. Owen--known to his family as "little buddy" or "Little B"--has a rare genetic disorder that leaves him largely confined to a wheelchair. Before being united with Haatchi, Little B was anxious and found it difficult to make friends. Haatchi--an adorable Anatolian Shepherd puppy--was abused and left for dead on railroad tracks. He was struck by an oncomi

Jul 4, 2014
Mini quilts - fresh, fun patterns to quilt in a snap by Davis, Jodie, 1959-

Mini quilts - fresh, fun patterns to quilt in a snap

"This book presents step-by-step instructions for all sorts of wonderful quilt techniques to sample and experience quilting satisfaction. Each mini quilt is a worthwhile project on its own, a way to use leftover scraps or fabric stash, and can also be used as a component in a larger project"--

Jul 4, 2014
The Language of Houses by Lurie, Alison

The Language of Houses

Jul 4, 2014
King rules - ten truths for you, your family, and our nation to prosper by King, Alveda C. (Alveda Celeste)

King rules - ten truths for you, your family, and our nation to prosper

The niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., shares a deeply personal collection of hard-learned lessons, timeless truths, and foundational principles.

Jul 4, 2014
Coconut every day - cooking with nature's miracle superfood by Seymour, Sasha, author.

Coconut every day - cooking with nature's miracle superfood

Provides more than one hundred recipes that feature coconut ingredients, explaining how to use coconut as a healthy alternative to ingredients associated with food sensitivities, including gluten, dairy, and sugar.

Jul 4, 2014
Choosing gratitude - your journey to joy by DeMoss, Nancy Leigh.

Choosing gratitude - your journey to joy

Jul 4, 2014
Choose Yourself! - Be Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream by Altucher, James

Choose Yourself! - Be Happy, Make Millions, Live the Dream

Jul 4, 2014