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Telling the truth - the Gospel as tragedy, comedy, and fairy tale by Buechner, Frederick, 1926-

Telling the truth - the Gospel as tragedy, comedy, and fairy tale

Views the Gospels as reflecting everyday reality in their record of human tragedy, the comedy of God's love, and the fairy tale of transformation and renewal

Aug 29, 2014
Tea - history, terroirs, varieties by

Tea - history, terroirs, varieties

Offers a survey of tea through profiles of the areas around the world where the leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant are cultivated and harvested, along with information about its history, varieties, preparation, and health benefits.

Aug 29, 2014
Tantrums! - Managing Meltdowns in Public and Private by Phelan, Thomas W., Ph.d

Tantrums! - Managing Meltdowns in Public and Private

Aug 29, 2014
A storm of witchcraft - the Salem trials and the American experience by Baker, Emerson W, author.

A storm of witchcraft - the Salem trials and the American experience

Aug 29, 2014
The roommates - true tales of friendship, rivalry, romance, and disturbingly close quarters by

The roommates - true tales of friendship, rivalry, romance, and disturbingly close quarters

In this collection of true stories about roommates, people of all ages reveal their disastrous, hilarious, and sometimes moving stories of making their best friend for life or their lifelong nemesis. Learn what it's like to share a room in places as unusual as a thirty-person beach house, a billionaire's yacht, a reality show mansion, and a retirement hotel, and those as familiar as sleepaway camps, boarding schools, and college dorms.

Aug 29, 2014
Ring of Steel - Germany and Austria-hungary in World War I by Watson, Alexander

Ring of Steel - Germany and Austria-hungary in World War I

Aug 29, 2014
The republic of imagination - America in three books by Nafisi, Azar.

The republic of imagination - America in three books

"A passionate hymn to the power of fiction to change people's lives, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in Tehran. Ten years ago, Azar Nafisi electrified readers with her million-copy bestseller, Reading Lolita in Tehran, whichtold the story of how, against the backdrop of morality squads and executions, she taught The Great Gatsby and other classics to her eager students in Iran. In this exhilarating followup, Nafisi has written the book her fans have been waiting for

Aug 29, 2014
The religious art of Pablo Picasso by Dillenberger, Jane, author.

The religious art of Pablo Picasso

"The first critical examination of Picasso's use of religious imagery and the religious import of many of his works with secular subject matter. Though Picasso was an avowed aetheist, his work employs themes of spirituality -- and, often, traditional religious iconography. In five engagingly written, accessible chapters, the authors address Picasso's cryptic 1930 painting of the Crucifixion; the artist's early life in the catholic church, trained as a religious painter; elements of transcendence

Aug 29, 2014
Rebellion - The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution by Ackroyd, Peter

Rebellion - The History of England from James I to the Glorious Revolution

Aug 29, 2014
Rasputin - A Short Life by Welch, Frances

Rasputin - A Short Life

Aug 29, 2014
The Sobo cookbook - recipes from the Tofino restaurant at the end of the Canadian road by Ahier, Lisa.

The Sobo cookbook - recipes from the Tofino restaurant at the end of the Canadian road

Aug 29, 2014
The slanted door / Modern Vietnamese Food by Phan, Charles.

The slanted door / Modern Vietnamese Food

Aug 29, 2014
Skinnygirl cocktails - 100 fabulous and flirty recipes for any occasion--without the guilt by Frankel, Bethenny, 1970-

Skinnygirl cocktails - 100 fabulous and flirty recipes for any occasion--without the guilt

Aug 29, 2014
The Skinny Gut Diet - Balance Your Digestive System for Permanent Weight Loss by Watson, Brenda Cnc/ Smith, Leonard MD

The Skinny Gut Diet - Balance Your Digestive System for Permanent Weight Loss

Aug 29, 2014
Silent witnesses - the often gruesome but always fascinating history of forensic science by McCrery, Nigel, 1953-

Silent witnesses - the often gruesome but always fascinating history of forensic science

"Crime novelist and former police officer Nigel McCrery provides an account of all the major areas of forensic science from around the world over the past two centuries. The book weaves dramatic narrative and scientific principles together in a way that allows readers to figure out crimes along with the experts. Readers are introduced to such fascinating figures as Dr. Edmond Locard, the "French Sherlock Holmes;" Edward Heinrich, "Wizard of Berkeley," who is credited with having solved more than

Aug 29, 2014
Short stories by Jesus - the enigmatic parables of a controversial rabbi by Levine, Amy-Jill, 1956-

Short stories by Jesus - the enigmatic parables of a controversial rabbi

Aug 29, 2014
Shakespeare's freedom by Greenblatt, Stephen, 1943-

Shakespeare's freedom

Explores themes that made William Shakespeare such a unique figure among his peers, including the idea of beauty in his works, his fascination with murderous hatred, his belief in the ambiguity of power, and his idea of artistic autonomy.

Aug 29, 2014
Sent to soar - fulfill your divine potential for yourself and for the world by Poos-Benson, Stephen.

Sent to soar - fulfill your divine potential for yourself and for the world

Aug 29, 2014
Steel will - my journey through hell to become the man I was meant to be by Harris, Shilo, 1974-

Steel will - my journey through hell to become the man I was meant to be

Aug 29, 2014
Spiritual Law - The Essence of Swedenborg's Divine Providence by Hill, Joanna V.

Spiritual Law - The Essence of Swedenborg's Divine Providence

Aug 29, 2014