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The old woman, the tulip, and the dog by Ostriker, Alicia, author. The old woman, the tulip, and the dog

Jan 10, 2017
The perfect treehouse - from site selection to design & construction by Kroner, Django, author. The perfect treehouse - from site selection to design & construction

Outlines "everything you need to know in order to choose a suitable location and the right materials for your build; how to choose the right tree; which tools you need and how to use them; how to build with the health of the tree in mind--which is important for treehouse safety as well as the environment"--

Jan 11, 2017
The quiet hero - a life of Ryan White by Price, Nelson. The quiet hero - a life of Ryan White

In 1985 the eyes of the world turned to the Hoosier State and the attempt by a thirteen-year-old Kokomo, Indiana, teenager to do what seemed to be a simple task--join his fellow classmates at Western Middle School in Russiaville, the school to which his Kokomo neighborhood was assigned. The teenager, Ryan White, however, had been diagnosed with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome from contaminated blood-based products used to treat his hemophilia. "It was my decision," White said, "to live a nor

Jan 10, 2017
The Satanic Bible by La Vey, Anton Szandor, 1930-1997. The Satanic Bible

From the Publisher: Called "The Black Pope" by many of his followers, Anton La Vey began the road to High Priesthood of the Clurch of Satan when he was only 16 years old and an organ player in a carnival: "On Saturday night I would see men lusting after half naked girls dancing at the carnival, and on Sunday morning when I was playing the organ for tent-show evangelists at the other end of the carnival lot, I would see these same men sitting in the pews with their wives and children, asking God

Jan 10, 2017
The Satanic rituals. by La Vey, Anton Szandor, 1930-1997. The Satanic rituals.

Jan 10, 2017
The secret life of fat - the science behind the body's least understood organ and what it means for you by Tara, Sylvia, author. The secret life of fat - the science behind the body's least understood organ and what it means for you

Biochemist Sylvia Tara explores the surprising science behind our most hated body part. Fat is an obsession, a dirty word, a subject of national handwringing&#x;and, according to biochemist Sylvia Tara, the least-understood part of our body. You may not love your fat, but your body certainly does. In fact, your body is actually endowed with many self-defense measures to hold on to fat. For example, fat can use stem cells to regenerate; increase our appetite if it feels threatened; and use bacter

Jan 14, 2017
The The Inventors Manual by Ragan, Sean Michael The The Inventors Manual

Jan 14, 2017
The time-crunched cyclist - fit, fast, and powerful in 6 hours a week by Carmichael, Chris, 1960- author. The time-crunched cyclist - fit, fast, and powerful in 6 hours a week

Jan 14, 2017
The vegetarian athlete's cookbook - more than 100 delicious recipes for active living by Bean, Anita, author. The vegetarian athlete's cookbook - more than 100 delicious recipes for active living

The way we eat is changing. More and more of us are opting to eat fewer animal products or to cut them out entirely. Eating well to support a training regimen presents its own challenges, but as celebrated nutritionist Anita Bean shows, it is possible to eat delicious, healthy food and reach your athletic potential. Her new cookbook offers athletes--from weekend warriors to professionals--more than one hundred easy-to-prepare vegetarian and vegan recipes for breakfast, main meals, snacks, and mo

Jan 12, 2017
The women who made New York by Scelfo, Julie, author. The women who made New York

The Women Who Made New York reveals the untold stories of the phenomenal women who made New York City the cultural epicenter of the world. Many were revolutionaries and activists, like Zora Neale Hurston and Audre Lorde. Others were icons and iconoclasts, like Fran Lebowitz and Grace Jones. There were also women who led quieter private lives but were just as influential, such as Emily Warren Roebling, who completed the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge when her engineer husband became too ill

Jan 10, 2017
There I go again - how I came to be Mr. Feeny, John Adams, Dr. Craig, Kitt, and many others by Daniels, William, 1927- author. There I go again - how I came to be Mr. Feeny, John Adams, Dr. Craig, Kitt, and many others

Jan 14, 2017
This is a book for parents of gay kids - a question & answer guide to everyday life by Owens-Reid, Dannielle. This is a book for parents of gay kids - a question & answer guide to everyday life

Presents advice to parents of gay children, covering such topics as telling other family members, religious beliefs and sexuality, gender identity, and the importance of emotional support.

Jan 14, 2017
This naked mind- control alcohol- find freedom, rediscover happiness & change your life by Grace, Annie This naked mind- control alcohol- find freedom, rediscover happiness & change your life

Jan 14, 2017
Tiger Writing - Art, Culture, and the Interdependent Self by Jen, Gish, author. Tiger Writing - Art, Culture, and the Interdependent Self

In three pieces originally delivered as special lectures, draws on the biography of the author's father as well as the evolution of her own work to contrast Western and Eastern ideas of self-narration and interdependency.

Jan 10, 2017
Too hot to handle - the journey of a soul by Blackwell, Margo, author. Too hot to handle - the journey of a soul

"Too Hot to Handle" is an inspirational tale which begins as an historically rich, humorous, factual account of one woman's physical and spiritual battle with corporate giants and governments to save the planet. Along the path, it becomes the journey of a lifetime to discover the answers to the great mysteries of life--Who are we? Why are we here?--Amazon.com

Jan 14, 2017
Treehab - tales from my natural, wild life by Smith, Bob, 1958- author. Treehab - tales from my natural, wild life

Jan 11, 2017
Truth is a total defense- my fifty years in television by Bochco, Steven Truth is a total defense- my fifty years in television

Jan 14, 2017
Undefeated - Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football team by Sheinkin, Steve, author. Undefeated - Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football team

"A great American sport and Native American history come together in this true story of how Jim Thorpe and Pop Warner created the legendary Carlisle Indians football team"--

Jan 14, 2017
Under the big black sun - a personal history of LA punk by Doe, John/ Desavia, Tom (CON) Under the big black sun - a personal history of LA punk

Jan 14, 2017
We were the future - a memoir of the kibbutz by Neeman, Yael, author. We were the future - a memoir of the kibbutz

The Israeli author reflects on her life as a child of the kibbutz movement and evaluates how this communal structure came into being as well as the social gaps it left in the children who were raised in kibbutzim.

Jan 11, 2017

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