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The boys in the bunkhouse - servitude and salvation in the heartland by Barry, Dan, 1958- author.

The boys in the bunkhouse - servitude and salvation in the heartland

A full-length account of the author's prize-winning New York Times story chronicles the exploitation and abuse case of a group of developmentally disabled workers, who for 25 years, were forced to work under harrowing conditions for virtually no wages until tenacious advocates helped them achieve their freedom.

May 30, 2016
The Bonjour effect - the secret codes of French conversation revealed by Barlow, Julie, 1968- author.

The Bonjour effect - the secret codes of French conversation revealed

"Jean-Benoit Nadeau and Julie Barlow spent a decade traveling back and forth to Paris as well as living there. Yet one important lesson never seemed to sink in: how to communicate comfortably with the French, even when you speak their language. In The Bonjour Effect Jean-Benoit and Julie chronicle the lessons they learned after they returned to France to live, for a year, with their twin daughters. They offer up all the lessons they learned and explain, in a book as fizzy as a bottle of the fine

May 30, 2016
Bluets by Nelson, Maggie, 1973-

Bluets

May 30, 2016
Bitter freedom - Ireland in a revolutionary world by Walsh, Maurice, author.

Bitter freedom - Ireland in a revolutionary world

May 30, 2016
Food and beer by Burns, Daniel, author.

Food and beer

"A book with more than 75 recipes from an internationally acclaimed chef/brewer duo dedicated to elevating and pairing beer with high-end dining. The debut book by Danish gypsy brewer Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø of the bar Tørst, and Canadian chef Daniel Burns of the Michelin-starred restaurant Luksus -- both in a shared space in Greenpoint, Brooklyn where they elevate beer to the level of wine in fine dining. With a dialogue running throughout the book, Food & Beer examines the vision and philosophy o

May 30, 2016
The golden rules - 10 steps to world-class excellence in your life and work by Bowman, Bob, author.

The golden rules - 10 steps to world-class excellence in your life and work

"Bob Bowman, best known as the coach for the record-breaking run of Michael Phelps, is one of the most successful coaches in Olympic history. He is lauded for his intense personality, incredible dedication to his athletes, and his ability to nurture talent in athletes who have the heart and drive to win. This is his motivational book about winning in all walks of life and what you have to do to get there. He presents ten key concepts that all people should live by. Illuminating his lessons with

May 30, 2016
Gluten exposed - the science behind the hype and how to navigate to a healthy, symptom-free life by Green, Peter H. R., author.

Gluten exposed - the science behind the hype and how to navigate to a healthy, symptom-free life

"From Dr. Peter H.R. Green, internationally renowned expert on celiac disease and director of the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, and Rory Jones, M.S. (authors of CELIAC DISEASE: A HIDDEN EPIDEMIC), here is the definitive book on gluten, uncovering the truth and explaining the science behind the current gluten-free craze, and examining what's really going on in our bodies and our brains"--

May 30, 2016
Get scrappy - smarter digital marketing for businesses big and small by Westergaard, Nick, author.

Get scrappy - smarter digital marketing for businesses big and small

It's an exciting time to be in marketing: The Internet, social media, and content marketing are powerful equalizers, resetting the playing field for businesses large and small. Yet, it's also a challenging time, with much work to do and an ever-changing array of platforms, features, and networks to master--all on a tighter budget than before. Don't get discouraged, get scrappy! Shattering the myth that only big brands can do big things, Get Scrappy will help you: demystify digital marketing in a

May 30, 2016
Fodor's Philadelphia by

Fodor's Philadelphia

"Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Philadelphia, including its hsitoric landmarks, lively neighborhoods, and the latest restaurants, hotels, shops, and bars. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your fifth,"--page [4] of cover.

May 30, 2016
The first signs - my quest to unlock the mysteries of the world's oldest symbols by Von Petzinger, Genevieve.

The first signs - my quest to unlock the mysteries of the world's oldest symbols

May 30, 2016
The first ladies fact book - the childhoods, courtships, marriages, campaigns, accomplishments, and legacies of every first lady from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama by Harris, Bill, 1933-

The first ladies fact book - the childhoods, courtships, marriages, campaigns, accomplishments, and legacies of every first lady from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama

May 30, 2016
Extracting the stone of madness - poems 1962-1972 by Pizarnik, Alejandra, 1936-1972.

Extracting the stone of madness - poems 1962-1972

May 30, 2016
An English paper-pieced sampler by Justice, Teresa, author.

An English paper-pieced sampler

May 30, 2016
Encyclopedia of electronic components. Volume 2, Signal processing by Platt, Charles, author.

Encyclopedia of electronic components. Volume 2, Signal processing

May 30, 2016
Eat your drink - culinary cocktails by Biancaniello, Matthew, author.

Eat your drink - culinary cocktails

"Create your own artisanal "farm-to-glass" specialty cocktails using local, seasonal, unusual, and organic produce with this illustrated bartending guide from the renowned cocktail chef who is transforming modern mixology. Matthew Biancaniello, the former cocktail chef for the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel's famous Library Bar, is creating cocktails the world has never tasted before. Going beyond the quotidian Whiskey Sour or Tom Collins, Biancaniello is mixing it up with imaginative drinks such as

May 30, 2016
The happy medium - life lessons from the other side by Russo, Kim, author.

The happy medium - life lessons from the other side

"The medium star of Lifetime's The Haunting Of& shares her personal story and behind-the-scenes details from some of her celebrity seances, counseling readers on how to harness energy from one's surrounding world to gain better understandings of life's biggest questions,"--NoveList.

May 30, 2016
Garden revolution - how our landscapes can be a source of environmental change by Weaner, Larry, author.

Garden revolution - how our landscapes can be a source of environmental change

May 30, 2016
Crafting the personal essay - a guide for writing and publishing creative nonfiction by Moore, Dinty W., 1955-

Crafting the personal essay - a guide for writing and publishing creative nonfiction

A guide to writing the personal essay, including the basics of essay writing, how to move past private "journaling," and instructions for revision and strategies for getting published.

May 30, 2016
The cost - my life on a terrorist hit list by Husnain, Ali, author.

The cost - my life on a terrorist hit list

Born into a prominent Shia Muslim family in Pakistan, Ali had it all--prestige, security, wealth, social status. The Cost is the extraordinary story of his dramatic encounter with Jesus that would change everything. That life-altering choice to follow Jesus would turn Ali from a typical teenager into a target of a terrorist organization based in his hometown--a target they would soon act on. The Cost is the riveting and remarkable journey of a young man who left everything behind to follow the o

May 30, 2016
Death blossoms- reflections from a prisoner of conscience by Abu-Jamal, Mumia

Death blossoms- reflections from a prisoner of conscience

May 30, 2016