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Front porch politics - the forgotten heyday of American activism in the 1970s and 1980s by Foley, Michael S.

Front porch politics - the forgotten heyday of American activism in the 1970s and 1980s

"An on-the-ground history of ordinary Americans who took to the streets when political issues became personal. It is widely believed that Americans of the 1970s and '80s were exhausted by the upheavals of the '60s and eager to retreat to the private realm. When they did take action, it was mainly to express their disillusionment with government by supporting the right. In fact, as Michael Stewart Foley shows, neither of these assumptions is correct. On the community level, the 1970s and '80s sa

Sep 2, 2014
For the sleepwalkers - poems by Hirsch, Edward.

For the sleepwalkers - poems

Sep 2, 2014
Fields of blood - religion and the history of violence by Armstrong, Karen, 1944-

Fields of blood - religion and the history of violence

"From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion's connection to violence. For the first time in American history, religious self-identification is on the decline. Some have cited a perception that began to grow after Sept 11: That faith in general is a source of aggression, intolerance and divisiveness--something bad for society. But how accurate is that view? And does it apply equally to all faiths? In these troubled times, we risk basing decis

Sep 2, 2014
Faster, Higher, Stronger - How Sports Science Is Creating a New Generation of Superathletes--and What We Can Learn from Them by Mcclusky, Mark

Faster, Higher, Stronger - How Sports Science Is Creating a New Generation of Superathletes--and What We Can Learn from Them

Sep 2, 2014
Empire of sin - a story of sex, jazz, murder, and the battle for modern New Orleans by Krist, Gary.

Empire of sin - a story of sex, jazz, murder, and the battle for modern New Orleans

Sep 2, 2014
Electric fencing - how to choose, build, and maintain the best fence for your plants and animals by Hansen, Ann Larkin.

Electric fencing - how to choose, build, and maintain the best fence for your plants and animals

Sep 2, 2014
The good son - JFK Jr. and the mother he loved by Andersen, Christopher P, author.

The good son - JFK Jr. and the mother he loved

Details the life of John F. Kennedy, Jr., assessing his definitive relationships with his mother and other women while chronicling the aftermath of his early death.

Sep 2, 2014
The good dog - true stories of love, loss, and loyalty by Garden and Gun (COR)/ Dibenedetto, David

The good dog - true stories of love, loss, and loyalty

Inspired by "Garden & Gun" magazine's popular "Good Dog" column, a collection of true stories celebrating the unique relationship between humans and their canine companions includes contributions by Jon Meacham, Roy Blount Jr., Dominique Browning, and P.J. O'Rourke.

Sep 2, 2014
Dreamers and Deceivers - True Stories of the Heroes and Villains Who Made America by Beck, Glenn

Dreamers and Deceivers - True Stories of the Heroes and Villains Who Made America

Sep 2, 2014
Hand-lettering ledger by McDevitt, Mary Kate

Hand-lettering ledger

Sep 2, 2014
Ripley's believe it or not! - Special edition 2015. by

Ripley's believe it or not! - Special edition 2015.

The fascinating files of Robert Ripley prove there's nothing stranger than the truth. This bestselling annual edition is back and contains more creepy facts and crazy feats than ever before.

Sep 2, 2014
The Steampunk User's Manual - An Illustrated Practical and Whimsical Guide to Creating Retro-futurist Dreams by Vandermeer, Jeff/ Boskovich, Desirina

The Steampunk User's Manual - An Illustrated Practical and Whimsical Guide to Creating Retro-futurist Dreams

Sep 2, 2014
Sports Illustrated Basketball's Greatest by Sports Illustrated (COR)

Sports Illustrated Basketball's Greatest

Sep 2, 2014
Small things with great love - adventures in loving your neighbor by Starbuck, Margot, 1969-

Small things with great love - adventures in loving your neighbor

Sep 2, 2014
Small Business Kit for Dummies by Harroch, Richard D.

Small Business Kit for Dummies

Sep 2, 2014
Shock factor - America's snipers in the War on Terror by Coughlin, Jack.

Shock factor - America's snipers in the War on Terror

Sep 2, 2014
Shamanic journeying - a beginners guide by Ingerman, Sandra.

Shamanic journeying - a beginners guide

The shamanic journey is a practice common to all indigenous societies throughout history. By listening to a drumbeat or other rhythimic percussion, the shaman enters "non-ordinary" reallity -- an altered state of consciousness beyond time and space --to access spiritual guidance and healing, assist others and the planet, and reconnect eith the cycles of nature.

Sep 2, 2014
The secret history of Wonder Woman by Lepore, Jill, 1966-

The secret history of Wonder Woman

A cultural history of Wonder Woman traces the character's creation and enduring popularity, drawing on interviews and archival research to reveal the pivotal role of feminism in shaping her seven-decade story.

Sep 2, 2014
The Rock raw by Johnson, Dwayne, 1972- author.

The Rock raw

The actor and former professional wrestling star chronicles his journey to fame.

Sep 2, 2014
Revolution by Brand, Russell, 1975-

Revolution

"Are you fed up with the status quo? Do you ask yourself why 1% of the world owns nearly half the wealth? Are you appalled that in a year of recession, banker's bonuses rose by around 64%? Does it anger you that multi-million dollar corporations pay hardly any tax? Do you trust your government? Always insightful, irreverent but funny, Russell Brand is asking the questions the public wants answered. This is his call to arms. This is Russell Brand's Revolution"--

Sep 2, 2014