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The Victorian city - everyday life in Dickens' London by Flanders, Judith, author.

The Victorian city - everyday life in Dickens' London

"Expert Victorian-era historian Judith Flanders explores the world portrayed so vividly in Dicken's novels, bringing life on the streets of London to vivid, fascinating life. The nineteenth century was a time of unprecedented transformation, and nowhere was this more apparent than London. In only a few decades, the capitol grew from a Regency town to the biggest city the world had ever seen, with more than 6.5 million people and railways, street-lighting and new buildings at every turn. From the

Jul 24, 2014
A very principled boy - the life of Duncan Lee, Red spy and cold warrior by Bradley, Mark A. (Mark Andrew), 1956-

A very principled boy - the life of Duncan Lee, Red spy and cold warrior

Jul 24, 2014
Teach Yourself Visually Macbook Air by Miser, Brad

Teach Yourself Visually Macbook Air

Jul 24, 2014
Tomlinson Hill - the remarkable story of two families who share the Tomlinson name--one white, one black by Tomlinson, Chris.

Tomlinson Hill - the remarkable story of two families who share the Tomlinson name--one white, one black

"Foreign correspondent Chris Tomlinson returns to Texas to discover the truth about his family's slave owning history, [telling] the story of two families, one black and one white, who trace their ancestry to the same Central Texas slave plantation. Tomlinson discovers that his counterpart in the African American family is LaDainian Tomlinson, one of the greatest running backs in the history of the National Football League"--

Jul 24, 2014
Special forces survival guide - desert, arctic, mountain, jungle, urban by Stilwell, Alexander, author.

Special forces survival guide - desert, arctic, mountain, jungle, urban

Offers instructions for building shelter, finding food, emergency aid, and navigating various climates and terrains.

Jul 24, 2014
The Spice and Herb Bible by Hemphill, Ian/ Hemphill, Kate

The Spice and Herb Bible

Jul 24, 2014
Stanley Cup - 120 Years of Hockey Supremacy by Zweig, Eric/ Pritchard, Phil (FRW)

Stanley Cup - 120 Years of Hockey Supremacy

Jul 24, 2014
Superjuicing / More Than 100 Nutritious Vegetable & Fruit Recipes by Reinhard, Tonia, author.

Superjuicing / More Than 100 Nutritious Vegetable & Fruit Recipes

Presents over one hundred recipes that combine fruits, vegetables, and nutrient enhancers into nutritious and delicious juices and smoothies, and includes information on the many health benefits of juicing.

Jul 24, 2014
Sustainable Residential Architecture by Alvarez, Ana

Sustainable Residential Architecture

Jul 24, 2014
Tinkerlab - a hands-on guide for little inventors by Doorley, Rachelle.

Tinkerlab - a hands-on guide for little inventors

Jul 24, 2014
Tea - history, terroirs, varieties by Gascoyne, Kevin, 1966- author.

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.

Jul 24, 2014
Searching for Atlantis. by

Searching for Atlantis.

"An exploration of the legend of the lost island of Atlantis. Features include maps, reconstructions of Atlantis, links to other cultures, places to see and visit, a glossary, and index"--

Jul 24, 2014
Seeking Allah, finding Jesus - a devout Muslim encounters christianity by Qureshi, Nabeel.

Seeking Allah, finding Jesus - a devout Muslim encounters christianity

Jul 24, 2014
Rickey & Robinson - the true, untold story of the integration of baseball by Kahn, Roger.

Rickey & Robinson - the true, untold story of the integration of baseball

"In Rickey & Robinson, legendary sportswriter Roger Kahn at last reveals the true, unsanitized account of the integration of baseball, a story that for decades has relied on inaccurate secondhand reports. This story contains exclusive reporting and personal reminiscences that no other writer can produce, including revelatory material he'd buried in his notebooks in the '40s and '50s, back when sportswriters were still known to "protect" players and baseball executives. That starts first and fore

Jul 24, 2014
The road to reinvention - how to drive disruption and accelerate transformation by Linkner, Josh, 1970- author.

The road to reinvention - how to drive disruption and accelerate transformation

"Companies, communities, and individuals fall for many reasons, but one of the most common--and easily avoidable--is the failure to reinvent. When people and organizations rest on prior successes rather than driving purposeful transformation, they discover too late that they have lost their market position altogether to competitors and external forces.The most successful companies, brands, and individuals make reinvention a regular part of their business strategies. Transformation demands an ong

Jul 24, 2014
Reporting under fire - 16 daring women war correspondents and photojournalists by Hollihan, Kerrie Logan.

Reporting under fire - 16 daring women war correspondents and photojournalists

"The tremendous struggles women have faced as war correspondents and photojournalists. A profile of 16 courageous women, Reporting Under Fire tells the story of journalists who risked their lives to bring back scoops from the front lines. Each woman--including Sigrid Schultz, who broadcast news via radio from Berlin on the eve of the Second World War; Margaret Bourke-White, who rode with General George Patton's Third Army and brought back the first horrific photos of the Buchenwald concentration

Jul 24, 2014
Sci-Fi Chronicles - A Visual History of the Galaxy's Greatest Science Fiction by Haley, Guy

Sci-Fi Chronicles - A Visual History of the Galaxy's Greatest Science Fiction

Jul 24, 2014
Sleep soundly every night, feel fantastic every day - a doctor's guide to solving your sleep problems by Rosenberg, Robert S. (Robert Steven), 1948- author.

Sleep soundly every night, feel fantastic every day - a doctor's guide to solving your sleep problems

Jul 24, 2014
The Simpsons Family History by Groening, Matt/ Matt Groening Productions, Inc. (CRT)

The Simpsons Family History

Jul 24, 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

Jul 24, 2014