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Prep school - how to improve your kitchen skills and cooking techniques by DeWan, James P.

Prep school - how to improve your kitchen skills and cooking techniques

"A collection of articles from the Chicago Tribune column of the same name describing and illustrating cooking techniques and advice"--

May 27, 2015
Praying the word - illuminated prayers and wisdom from the Saint John's Bible by

Praying the word - illuminated prayers and wisdom from the Saint John's Bible

May 27, 2015
Porches & outdoor spaces. by Hearst Communications, Inc. (COR)

Porches & outdoor spaces.

A photographic collection of porches, patios, decks, sun rooms, and outdoor spaces provides design inspiration and tips on creating friendly, inviting living spaces for relaxing and entertaining.

May 27, 2015
Plate tectonics - a very short introduction by Molnar, P. (Peter), author.

Plate tectonics - a very short introduction

Plate tectonics caused a revolution in our understanding of the Earth. It has aided our understanding of why earthquakes and volcanoes are found in distinct locations, how oceans form and disappear, and how mountain ranges were built. In this volume, Peter Molnar explores the history and significance of plate tectonics.

May 27, 2015
Planck - driven by vision, broken by war by Brown, Brandon R., author.

Planck - driven by vision, broken by war

May 27, 2015
Peru - the cookbook by Acurio, Gastón, author.

Peru - the cookbook

One of the world's most innovative and flavorful cuisines, Peruvian food has been consistently heralded by chefs and media around the world as the "next big thing." Peruvian restaurants are opening across the United States, with 20 in San Francisco alone, including Limon and La Mar.

May 22, 2015
Paper pieced modern - 13 stunning quilts - step-by-step visual guide by Garro, Amy M. (Amy Marie), 1987-

Paper pieced modern - 13 stunning quilts - step-by-step visual guide

Choosing fabrics -- Tools and preparation -- Paper-piecing basics -- Finishing your quilts -- Projects: Diamonds and emeralds I, Diamonds and emeralds II, Ceiling tiles, Squareburst, Apple stars, Baby jacks, Icy waters, The bachelor, Little itty bitties, Tied down, Faceted jewels I, Jumping jacks, Faceted jewels II.

May 21, 2015
Paleo desserts for dummies by Harlan, Adriana, author.

Paleo desserts for dummies

May 22, 2015
Out of ashes - a new history of Europe in the twentieth century by Jarausch, Konrad Hugo.

Out of ashes - a new history of Europe in the twentieth century

May 27, 2015
On death and dying by Kübler-Ross, Elisabeth.

On death and dying

This book introduced the now-famous idea of the five stage s of dealing with death: denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. It gives the reader a better understanding of how imminent death affects the patient, the professionals who serve the patient, and the patient's family.

May 27, 2015
Oil-pulling revolution - the natural approach to dental care, whole-body detoxification and disease prevention by Coleman, Michelle, author.

Oil-pulling revolution - the natural approach to dental care, whole-body detoxification and disease prevention

Holding and swishing organic oil in your mouth is an amazingly simple yet powerful technique for cleaning your teeth and detoxing the entire body. The Oil-Pulling Revolution combines ancient teachings and modern techniques to incorporate this healthy habit into your daily routine. Using the tips and instructions provided here you can remove harmful bacteria, eliminate cavities, reduce plaque, whiten teeth, and freshen breath. Beyond dental care, this book details how oil pulling benefits your en

May 27, 2015
Off the beaten path Oklahoma - a guide to unique places by Bouziden, Deborah.

Off the beaten path Oklahoma - a guide to unique places

Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, Oklahoma Off the Beaten Path shows you the Sooner State you never knew existed. Catch a reenactment of an historic Wild West show at Pawnee Bill Buffalo Ranch, stroll through the collection of bonsai trees and Japanese-style cascading pools at Lendonwood Gardens, or admire the rose-colored fossilized crystals at the Timberlake Rose Rock Museum. So if you've "been there, done that" one too ma

May 27, 2015
Of walking in ice - Munich-Paris, 23 November-14 December 1974 by Herzog, Werner, 1942-

Of walking in ice - Munich-Paris, 23 November-14 December 1974

In the winter of 1974, filmmaker Werner Herzog made a three week solo journey from Munich to Paris on foot. He believed it was the only way his close friend, film historian Lotte Eisner, would survive a horrible sickness that had overtaken her.

May 21, 2015
Non-negotiable - the story of Happy State Bank & the power of accountability / Sam Silverstein. by Silverstein, Sam, author.

Non-negotiable - the story of Happy State Bank & the power of accountability / Sam Silverstein.

Sam Silverstein, champion of accountability, presents the inspiring story of how J. Pat Hickman transformed a sleepy small town bank from one location and $10 million in assets into 34 locations and over $2.5 billion in assets by knowing what he believes and not negotiating on what he holds dear. In the process, he assembled a team of leaders that understand what great culture looks like and a bank full of motivated people who love what they do.

May 27, 2015
No-churn ice cream - over 100 simply delicious no-machine frozen treats by Bilderback, Leslie, author.

No-churn ice cream - over 100 simply delicious no-machine frozen treats

All you need to make your quick and easy no-churn ice cream are the following simple tools-- a freezer, a whisk or electric mixer, a can opener, a bowl and a freezable container, such as a loaf pan, and a sweet tooth!

May 27, 2015
No One Helped - Kitty Genovese, New York City, and the Myth of Urban Apathy by Gallo, Marcia M.

No One Helped - Kitty Genovese, New York City, and the Myth of Urban Apathy

May 27, 2015
No footprints in the sand - a memoir of Kalaupapa by Nalaielua, Henry Kalalahilimoku.

No footprints in the sand - a memoir of Kalaupapa

This memoir tells of a Hawaiian boy, born in 1925, taken from his family at the age of ten, hospitalized for five years and finally sent to the leprosy settlement of Kalaupapa on the island of Molokai. When he was diagnosed in 1936, it was considered a death sentence. Yet he survived. In 1946, sulfone drugs were discovered to cure the then renamed Hansen's Disease. He was treated in Carville, Louisiana from 1972 until early 1975. He returned to Kalaupapa to marry and live a full life. At eighty

May 27, 2015
New York in a dozen dishes by Sietsema, Robert, author.

New York in a dozen dishes

May 25, 2015
National Wrestling Alliance - The Untold Story of the Monopoly That Strangled Pro Wrestling by Hornbaker, Tim

National Wrestling Alliance - The Untold Story of the Monopoly That Strangled Pro Wrestling

May 27, 2015
My spirit took you in - the romance that sparked an epidemic of fear by Troh, Louise, author.

My spirit took you in - the romance that sparked an epidemic of fear

The fiance´e of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan breaks her silence in a deeply personal memoir chronicling their decade-long relationship, from their initial encounters in Liberia to the end of his life in a Dallas isolation ward.

May 27, 2015