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The Mannings - the fall and rise of a football family by Anderson, Lars.

The Mannings - the fall and rise of a football family

Aug 26, 2016
The Magnolia Story by Gaines, Chip/ Gaines, Joanna

The Magnolia Story

Aug 25, 2016
The magic of gingerbread - 16 beautiful projects to make and eat by Beddall, Catherine, author.

The magic of gingerbread - 16 beautiful projects to make and eat

Aug 25, 2016
The Lotus Sutra - A Biography by Lopez, Donald S., Jr.

The Lotus Sutra - A Biography

Aug 27, 2016
The long twentieth century - money, power, and the origins of our times by Arrighi, Giovanni.

The long twentieth century - money, power, and the origins of our times

Aug 27, 2016
The long twentieth century - money, power, and the origins of our times by Arrighi, Giovanni.

The long twentieth century - money, power, and the origins of our times

Aug 25, 2016
The local food revolution - how humanity will feed itself in uncertain times by Brownlee, Michael, 1946- author.

The local food revolution - how humanity will feed itself in uncertain times

Aug 27, 2016
The lion in the living room - how house cats tamed us and took over the world by Tucker, Abigail.

The lion in the living room - how house cats tamed us and took over the world

Aug 25, 2016
The language of SQL by Rockoff, Larry.

The language of SQL

Aug 27, 2016
The kingdom of speech by Wolfe, Tom, author.

The kingdom of speech

"Taking readers on a rollicking ride through history, a master storyteller and reporter, whose legend began in journalism, presents a paradigm-shifting argument that speech, not evolution, is responsible for humanity's complex societies and achievements"--NoveList.

Aug 27, 2016
The Iran wars - spy games, bank battles, and the secret deals that reshaped the Middle East by Solomon, Jay (Reporter)

The Iran wars - spy games, bank battles, and the secret deals that reshaped the Middle East

This is the deeply reported, riveting account of a war waged on many levels--military, financial, covert--that most don't realize America has been engaged in for years. For over a decade, against the backdrop of the Middle East, Central Asia and the Far East, the United States and Iran have been engaged in a conflict as significant as it is hidden from view. Using a combination of economic sanctions, assassinations, global diplomacy and intelligence work, the United States has struggled to stabi

Aug 27, 2016
The huntress - the adventures, escapades, and triumphs of Alicia Patterson - aviatrix, sportswoman, journalist, publisher by Arlen, Alice, 1940-2016.

The huntress - the adventures, escapades, and triumphs of Alicia Patterson - aviatrix, sportswoman, journalist, publisher

Aug 26, 2016
The hungry fan's game day cookbook - 165 recipes for eating, drinking & watching sports by Falk, Daina, author.

The hungry fan's game day cookbook - 165 recipes for eating, drinking & watching sports

Offers game-day recipes from a nationally recognized sports expert and fan, including such options as Cajun shrimp skewers, empanadas, buffalo chicken salad, and Italian hero sandwich, along with signature recipes from professional athletes.

Aug 25, 2016
The housekeeper's tale - the women who really ran the English country house by Boase, Tessa, author.

The housekeeper's tale - the women who really ran the English country house

Working as a housekeeper was one of the most prestigious jobs a nineteenth and early twentieth century woman could want - and also one of the toughest. A far cry from the Downton Abbey fiction, the real life Mrs Hughes was up against capricious mistresses, low pay, no job security and gruelling physical labour. Until now, her story has never been told. The Housekeeper's Tale reveals the personal sacrifices, bitter disputes and driving ambition that shaped these women's careers. Delving into secr

Aug 23, 2016
The horror of it all - one moviegoer's love affair with masked maniacs, frightened virgins, and the living dead ... by Rockoff, Adam, 1974-

The horror of it all - one moviegoer's love affair with masked maniacs, frightened virgins, and the living dead ...

Horror films have simultaneously captivated and terrified audiences for generations, racking up billions of dollars at the box office and infusing our nightmares. Rockoff traces the highs and lows of the horror genre through the lens of his own obsessive fandom, born in the aisles of his local video store and nurtured with a steady diet of cable trash. He recalls a life spent watching blockbuster slasher films, cult classics, and everything in between.

Aug 27, 2016
The home blacksmith - tools, techniques, and 40 practical projects for the blacksmith hobbyist by Ridgway, Ryan, author.

The home blacksmith - tools, techniques, and 40 practical projects for the blacksmith hobbyist

"As more and more people join the do-it-yourself revolution, they are breathing new life into many time-honored skills and crafts. Blacksmithing is among the trades that are enjoying a resurgence for both practical and artistic uses, yet there is not an abundance of readily accessible information available to beginning blacksmiths to help them get started and understand the craft. Author Ryan Ridgway, a veterinarian and blacksmith with more than fifteen years of metalworking experience, hopes to

Aug 27, 2016
The History of Cinema - A Very Short Introduction by Nowell-Smith, Geoffrey

The History of Cinema - A Very Short Introduction

Aug 27, 2016
The hidden link between vision and learning - why millions of learning-disabled children are misdiagnosed by Rosen, Wendy, 1965-

The hidden link between vision and learning - why millions of learning-disabled children are misdiagnosed

Aug 27, 2016
The Haumana hula handbook - a manual for the student of Hawaiian dance by Uchiyama, Mahealani, author.

The Haumana hula handbook - a manual for the student of Hawaiian dance

"Emphasizes the importance of cultural literacy in teaching hula, beginning with an overview of the origins of hula, its history in Hawai'i, and the primacy of the spiritual focus of the dance. Introduces halau etiquette and practices, and explains the format of a traditional hula presentation, together with the genres of hula and the regalia worn by the dancers. Practical components include sections on Hawaiian language and chant and a glossary of hula commands and footwork"--

Aug 27, 2016
The gatekeeper - Missy LeHand, FDR, and the untold story of the partnership that defined a presidency by Smith, Kathryn, 1956- author.

The gatekeeper - Missy LeHand, FDR, and the untold story of the partnership that defined a presidency

Aug 25, 2016