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Key Performance Indicators for Dummies by Marr, Bernard

Key Performance Indicators for Dummies

Aug 15, 2014
On Immunity - An Inoculation by Biss, Eula

On Immunity - An Inoculation

Aug 15, 2014
Twitter for Dummies by Fitton, Laura/ Hussain, Anum/ Leaning, Brittany

Twitter for Dummies

Aug 15, 2014
The trauma of everyday life by Epstein, Mark, 1953-

The trauma of everyday life

Reveals how traumatic experiences can be used for positive mental development, challenging mainstream beliefs about healing and moving past trauma to explain how pain can provide learning opportunities and connect people to the world.

Aug 15, 2014
Unconventional & unexpected - American quilts below the radar, 1950-2000 by Kiracofe, Roderick, author.

Unconventional & unexpected - American quilts below the radar, 1950-2000

Presents 150 quilts from the author's collection which were made during the second half of the twentieth century by anonymous quilters in the United States, along with a series of essays on quilt making as an art form.

Aug 15, 2014
Its day being gone by McLarney, Rose, 1982-

Its day being gone

"Selected as a winner of the National Poetry Series by Robert Wrigley Rose McLarney has won acclaim for image-rich poems that explore her native southern Appalachia and those who love and live and lose on it. Her second collection broadens these investigations in poems that examine the shape-shifting quality of memory, as seen in folktales that have traveled across oceans and through centuries, and in how we form recollections of our own lives. An opening sequence presents contemporary ghost s

Aug 15, 2014
It Starts With Food by Hartwig, Dallas/ Hartwig, Melissa

It Starts With Food

Aug 15, 2014
Israel - a history by Shapira, Anita.

Israel - a history

Presents a history of Israel from the origins of the Zionist movement to the present day, focusing on the issues of mass immigration, shifting cultural norms, the politics of world diplomacy, and the creation of a civil society.

Aug 15, 2014
The life and legends of Calamity Jane by Etulain, Richard W.

The life and legends of Calamity Jane

Aug 15, 2014
Secrets of backyard bird photography by Hansen, J. Chris, author.

Secrets of backyard bird photography

Aug 15, 2014
Viking knits and ancient ornaments - interlace patterns from around the world in modern knitwear by Lavold, Elsebeth, author.

Viking knits and ancient ornaments - interlace patterns from around the world in modern knitwear

Provides advice for knitters on how to find inspiration in the illustrated examples of ancient ornaments and shares a selection of sweater and accessory patterns which incorporate such designs and motifs as loops, rings, chains, knots, S-hooks, and braiding.

Aug 15, 2014
The victory with no name - the Native American defeat of the first American army by Calloway, Colin G. (Colin Gordon), 1953-

The victory with no name - the Native American defeat of the first American army

Aug 15, 2014
Vampires are us - understanding our love affair with the immortal dark side by Adler, Margot.

Vampires are us - understanding our love affair with the immortal dark side

""Vampires. Why do we care? In these pages you will find what is very simply, the most literate, imaginative, and just plain fascinating answer to that question ever written." Whitley StrieberIn a culture that does not do death particularly well, we are obsessed with mortality. Margot Adler writes, "Vampires let us play with death and the issue of mortality. They let us ponder what it would mean to be truly long lived. Would the long view allow us to see the world differently, imagine social str

Aug 15, 2014
The vulgar tongue - Green's history of slang by Green, Jonathon, 1948- author.

The vulgar tongue - Green's history of slang

"The Vulgar Tongue tells the full story of English language slang, from its origins in early British beggar books to its spread in American and Australian culture in the eighteenth century"--

Aug 15, 2014
The village effect - how face-to-face contact can make us healthier, happier, and smarter by Pinker, Susan, 1957-

The village effect - how face-to-face contact can make us healthier, happier, and smarter

"Resonating with our most profound life experiences, this book explains why we trust other people and form lifelong bonds, and why we ignore these connections at our peril. Pinker answers crucial questions about human relationships in a digital age, suchas: How important is face-to-face interaction as children develop new skills, when adults fall in love, when they negotiate business transactions, and as they age? How did humans evolve such finely-tuned barometers of trust and betrayal--and do t

Aug 15, 2014
Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis by Shlotzhauer, Tammi L., M.D.

Living With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Aug 15, 2014
Hate crimes in cyberspace by Citron, Danielle Keats, 1968-

Hate crimes in cyberspace

Aug 15, 2014
Brian Jones - The Making of the Rolling Stones by Trynka, Paul

Brian Jones - The Making of the Rolling Stones

Aug 15, 2014
Fire shut up in my bones - a memoir by Blow, Charles M., 1970-

Fire shut up in my bones - a memoir

A respected journalist describes the abuse he suffered at the hands of a close relative, the effect this had on his formative years, and how he overcame the anger and self-doubt it left behind.

Aug 15, 2014
Final gifts - understanding the special awareness, needs, and communications of the dying by Callanan, Maggie.

Final gifts - understanding the special awareness, needs, and communications of the dying

"In this moving and compassionate book, hospice nurses Maggie Callanan and Patricia Kelley share their intimate experiences with patients at the end of life, drawn from more then twenty years experience tending the terminally ill."--P. [4] of cover.

Aug 15, 2014