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The open organization - igniting passion and performance by Whitehurst, Jim.

The open organization - igniting passion and performance

"This is a story of reinvention. Jim Whitehurst, celebrated president and CEO of one of the world's most revolutionary software companies, tells first-hand his journey from traditional manager (Delta Air Lines, Boston Consulting Group) and "chief" problem solver to CEO of one of the most open organizational environments he'd ever encountered. This challenging transition, and what Whitehurst learned in the interim, has paved the way for a new way of managing-one this modern leader sees as the on

Aug 27, 2015
The Optimistic Environmentalist - Progressing Towards a Greener Future by Boyd, David R.

The Optimistic Environmentalist - Progressing Towards a Greener Future

Aug 27, 2015
The Orpheus Clock - the search for my family's art treasures stolen by the Nazis by Goodman, Simon, 1948- author.

The Orpheus Clock - the search for my family's art treasures stolen by the Nazis

--Adapted from book jacket.

Aug 27, 2015
Out of the cocoon- a young woman's courageous flight from the grip of a religious cult by Lee, Brenda

Out of the cocoon- a young woman's courageous flight from the grip of a religious cult

Aug 27, 2015
The outdoor table - the ultimate cookbook for your next backyard BBQ, front-porch meal, tailgate, ot picnic by McKinney, April, author.

The outdoor table - the ultimate cookbook for your next backyard BBQ, front-porch meal, tailgate, ot picnic

A cookbook and entertaining guide provides recipes for outdoor gatherings, including garlic butter grilled asparagus, honey buttermilk biscuit sandwich, summer squash tart, Lowcountry shrimp boil, and jerk chicken wraps with nectarine salsa.

Aug 27, 2015
The oyster war - the true story of a small farm, big politics, and the future of wilderness in America by Brennan, Summer.

The oyster war - the true story of a small farm, big politics, and the future of wilderness in America

It all began simply enough. In 1976 the Point Reyes Wilderness Act was passed with broad support, giving more than 33,000 acres of forest, grassland and shoreline the highest possible environmental protection in America. Those lands were to include a rare marine sanctuary, the Drakes Estuary, as "potential wilderness." Located in that estuary was a small, struggling oyster farm. In existence for more than eighty years, it was accused of doing environmental harm. In 2005 the farm was given noti

Aug 27, 2015
Palliative care- the 400-year quest for a good death by Vanderpool, Harold Y.

Palliative care- the 400-year quest for a good death

Aug 27, 2015
Painted blossoms - creating expressive flower art with mixed media by Schmitt, Carrie, author.

Painted blossoms - creating expressive flower art with mixed media

Offers techniques, tips, and advice for creating a variety of flower shapes and incorporating design elements with examples from over a dozen established artists with unique floral styles.

Aug 27, 2015
Parkinson's disease by Craig, Lizabeth.

Parkinson's disease

"This title in Lucent's Diseases and Disorders series focuses on Parkinson's Disease. The book describes how the disease is contracted, its symptoms, and treatments. It also discusses the issues that caregivers face"--

Aug 27, 2015
The patient's playbook - how to save your life and the lives of those you love by Michelson, Leslie D.

The patient's playbook - how to save your life and the lives of those you love

"The Patient's Playbook is a compelling narrative of personal stories that imparts lessons and illuminates strategies for better, and even life-saving, medical decision-making. With clarity and as a call to action, the book presents the most effective approach to getting the best from a broken system: sourcing excellent doctors, choosing the right treatment protocols in the "no mistake zone," researching with precision, and structuring the ideal support team. Leslie D. Michelson has devoted his

Aug 27, 2015
Photoshop Cc - Visual Quickstart Guide- 2015 Release by Weinmann, Elaine/ Laurekas, Peter

Photoshop Cc - Visual Quickstart Guide- 2015 Release

Aug 27, 2015
Pope Francis and the new Vatican by Draper, Robert.

Pope Francis and the new Vatican

Provides an intimate look inside Pope Francis' vatican, discussing his public life and personal crusades, and the inner workings of the Vatican.

Aug 27, 2015
The power of I am - two words that will change your life today by Osteen, Joel.

The power of I am - two words that will change your life today

Aug 27, 2015
The practical art of divine magic - contemporary & ancient techniques of theurgy by Dunn, Patrick, 1975-

The practical art of divine magic - contemporary & ancient techniques of theurgy

Aug 27, 2015
Prairie man - the struggle between Sitting Bull and Indian Agent James McLaughlin by Matteoni, Norman E., author.

Prairie man - the struggle between Sitting Bull and Indian Agent James McLaughlin

One week after the infamous June 1876 Battle of the Little Big Horn, when news of the defeat of General George Armstrong Custer and his 7th Cavalry troops reached the American public, Sitting Bull became the most wanted hostile Indian in America. He had resisted the United States' intrusions into Lakota prairie land for years, refused to sign treaties, and called for a gathering of tribes at Little Big Horn. He epitomized resistance. Sitting Bull's role at Little Big Horn has been the subject of

Aug 27, 2015
Raising the kid you love with the ex you hate by Farber, Edward D.

Raising the kid you love with the ex you hate

Dr. Farber, a child psychologist on the clinical faculty of the George Washington University School of medicine, offers powerful advice for you and your ex-spouse on how to reduce conflict and protect your children's well-being by co-parenting.

Aug 27, 2015
The reader's brain - how neuroscience can make you a better writer by Douglas, J. Yellowlees, 1962-

The reader's brain - how neuroscience can make you a better writer

Aug 27, 2015
The real Watergate scandal - collusion, conspiracy, and the plot that brought Nixon down by Shepard, Geoffrey Carroll, 1944-

The real Watergate scandal - collusion, conspiracy, and the plot that brought Nixon down

Reveals violations of ethical and legal standards during the Watergate Affair in 1974, including collusion between prosecutors and the federal judges who tried the cases, and argues that Nixon's "smoking gun" recording was taken out of context.

Aug 27, 2015
The rebel of Rangoon - a tale of defiance and deliverance in Burma by Schrank, Delphine.

The rebel of Rangoon - a tale of defiance and deliverance in Burma

"An epic, multigenerational story of courage and sacrifice set in a tropical dictatorship on the verge of massive transformation, The Rebel of Rangoon captures a gripping moment of possibility in Burma. Journalist Delphine Schrank spent four years underground tracking Burmese dissidents whose semi-clandestine existence and fight for democracy remained largely hidden behind their globally celebrated figurehead, Aung San Suu Kyi. With intimate, vivid prose, Schrank follows the inner life of a dar

Aug 27, 2015
Reconnaissance - poems by Phillips, Carl, 1959-

Reconnaissance - poems

"A new poetry collection from one of our country's most acclaimed poets"--

Aug 27, 2015