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A necessary end by Robinson, Peter, 1950-

A necessary end

A peaceful demonstration in the normally quiet town of Eastvale ended with fifty arrests-and the brutal stabbing death of a young constable. But Chief Inspector Alan Banks fears there is worse violence in the offing. For CID superintendent Richard "Dirty Dick" Burgess has arrived from London to take charge of the investigation, fueled by professional outrage and volatile, long-simmering hatreds.Almost immediately, Burgess descends with vengeful fury upon the members of a sixties-style commune-wh

Sep 26, 2014
A needle in the right hand of God the Norman conquest of 1066 and the making and meaning of the Bayeux tapestry by Bloch, R. Howard.

A needle in the right hand of God the Norman conquest of 1066 and the making and meaning of the Bayeux tapestry

The Bayeux Tapestry is the world's most famous textile-an exquisite 230-foot-long embroidered panorama depicting the events surrounding the Norman Conquest of 1066. It is also one of history's most mysterious and compelling works of art. This haunting stitched account of the battle that redrew the map of medieval Europe has inspired dreams of theft, waves of nationalism, visions of limitless power, and esthetic rapture. In his fascinating new book, Yale professor R. Howard Bloch reveals the hist

Sep 26, 2014
A new understanding of the atom by Sanders, John T.

A new understanding of the atom

The concept of the atom-the smallest physical building block of nature-has been around at least since ancient Greece. Leucippus and Democritus conceived of a mechanical or physical atom; in the Middle Ages the Islamic philosophers Ibn Rushd and Agostino Nifo added a chemical role to atomic theory. In the 17th century, Descartes' mechanical philosophy extended the idea of a corpuscle moving in a "plenum"; and Robert Boyle suggested the possibility of subatomic particles. During the 18th and 19th

Sep 26, 2014
A new year and a new you! make this your best year ever! by McCrudden, Kevin L.

A new year and a new you! make this your best year ever!

Kevin L. McCrudden is the founder of National Motivation & Inspiration Day, which is January 2 of every year, as passed by the United States Congress. This day is designed to help people focus on becoming the "very best U that U can be," both personally and professionally. In this recording, Kevin focuses on the core belief of National Motivation & Inspiration Day, which is the annual creation of realistic goals. Kevin takes commonsense ideas-such as "When you fail to plan, you plan to fail" and

Sep 26, 2014
A nice place to visit. by

A nice place to visit.

After being shot to death by a policeman, thief Rocky Valentine encounters Pip, an amiable white-haired guide, who gives Rocky everything he wishes for.

Sep 26, 2014
A pair of silk stockings by Chopin, Kate, 1850-1904.

A pair of silk stockings

Kate Chopin is a widely considered a forerunner to the feminist authors of the twentieth century. Focusing on themes of race and|gender, her short stories largely center on life in rural Louisiana. In "A Pair|of Silk Stockings," a young woman unexpected finds herself with fifteen dollars.|Inspired by her newfound wealth, she ignores her natural impulses and indulges|in a day of luxurious abandon. A wistful rumination on loss and the illusion of|control, "A Pair of Silk Stockings" is Chopin at he

Sep 26, 2014
A paradise for fools a Fred Taylor art mystery by Kilmer, Nicholas.

A paradise for fools a Fred Taylor art mystery

A young woman in the hair salon raises her a in a furtive gesture, frank and tantalizingly brief, to show a friend the work in progress: a riot of stunning tattoos. From his accidental vantage point in the barber's chair, Fred Taylor knows that those images-weird insects, beasts, and naked human figures-could only come from something nice, a painting that, if he could only see the original in person, might prove to be rare and of significant value. And the girls don't have a clue. Such a painti

Sep 26, 2014
A passage for trumpet by

A passage for trumpet

A down-on-his-luck trumpet player is given a second chance at life after being struck down and killed by a truck.

Sep 26, 2014
A Path Appears Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity by Kristof, Nicholas D.; Wudunn, Sheryl.

A Path Appears Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad—a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be. In their number one -- A Path Appears From the Hardcover edition.

Sep 26, 2014
A patriot's history of the United States from Columbus's Great Discovery to the war on terror by Schweikart, Larry.

A patriot's history of the United States from Columbus's Great Discovery to the war on terror

Since the liberal revolution of the 60's and 70's, American history books have been biased toward the negative. This book reexamines America's discovery, founding, and development with an appreciation for the principles that have made this nation so uniquely successful.

Sep 26, 2014
A peculiar grace a novel by Lent, Jeffrey.

A peculiar grace a novel

Jeffrey Lent's previous novels have earned him comparisons to Cormac McCarthy, Pat Conroy, and William Faulkner, and his book In the Fall was hailed as one of the best of the year by the Christian Science Monitor and the New York Times. In A Peculiar Grace, Lent has delivered a book that takes his oeuvre in a new direction, a brilliant portrait of love, destruction, and rebirth in modern-day Vermont.Hewitt Pearce is a forty-three-year-old blacksmith who lives alone in his family home, producing

Sep 26, 2014
A peculiar people [anti-Mormonism and the making of religion in nineteenth-century America] by Fluhman, J. Spencer.

A peculiar people [anti-Mormonism and the making of religion in nineteenth-century America]

Though the Constitution guarantees the free exercise of religion, it does not specify what qualifies as a religion. From its founding in the 1830s, Mormonism, a homegrown American faith, has drawn thousands of converts but far more critics. In A Peculiar People, J. Spencer Fluhman offers a comprehensive history of anti-Mormon thought and the associated passionate debates about religious authenticity in nineteenth-century America. He argues that understanding anti-Mormonism provides critical insi

Sep 26, 2014
A pelican at Blandings by Wodehouse, P. G. (Pelham Grenville), 1881-1975.

A pelican at Blandings

Clarence, ninth Earl of Emsworth, looks like the old man in a Victorian melodrama whose mortgage the villain had just foreclosed. He felt the absence of that glow which accompanied the departure of one of his sisters. Emsworth needed Galahad. There are tricky corners to be rounded and assorted godsons and pretty girls to be paired off. Fortunately, many years' membership of the Pelican Club means Galahad is able to keep cool, stiffen his upper lip, and always think quicker than the next man.

Sep 26, 2014
A penny for your thoughts. by

A penny for your thoughts.

Gaining telepathic abilities when his coin lands on its edge, bank clerk Hector B. Poole learns about the difference between other people's plans and fantasies.

Sep 26, 2014
A perilous conception by Karp, Larry.

A perilous conception

It's 1976. Despite fierce international controversy over whether in vitro fertilization (IVF) should ever be performed in humans, doctors around the world race to be first to produce a baby through this procedure. Dr. Colin Sanford, a brilliant, ambitious obstetrician in the Pacific Northwest city of Emerald, has a plan. He recruits Dr. Giselle Hearn, an experienced laboratory geneticist-embryologist at the university who's frustrated by the ultraconservative policies of her department chairman.

Sep 26, 2014
A person of interest a novel by Choi, Susan, 1969-

A person of interest a novel

Lee is a math professor at a second-tier university in the Midwest. When a mail bomb goes off in the office of the star computer scientist next door, Lee is slow to realize that students and colleagues have begun to suspect that he's the Brain Bomber, an elusive terrorist whose primary targets appear to be academic hotshots. In the midst of campus tumult over the bombing, a letter arrives from a figure in Lee's past, which forces him to revisit events and choices that shaped his failed marriage,

Sep 26, 2014
A personal devil by Gellis, Roberta.

A personal devil

In twelfth-century London, Magdalene la Batarde is the madam of the Old Priory Guesthouse in Southwark. She is not in the least bit sorry to learn that Bertrild, the unpleasant wife of Master Mainard, is dead. Bertrild was insulting to most people. She made threats, using terrible revelations as a weapon against those who would not bow down to her demanding ways. However, when it seems that Mainard will be charged with Bertrild's murder because no one accepts the oath of a whore that he is innoc

Sep 26, 2014
A personal odyssey by Sowell, Thomas, 1930-

A personal odyssey

Here is the gritty, powerful story of Thomas Sowell's life-long education in the school of hard knocks, as the journey took him from Harlem to the Marines, the Ivy League, and a career as a controversial writer, teacher, and economist in government and private industry. It is also the story of the dramatically changing times in which this personal odyssey took place. The vignettes of the people and places that made an impression on Thomas Sowell at various stages of his life range from the poor

Sep 26, 2014
A personal stand observations and opinions from a freethinking roughneck by Adkins, Trace.

A personal stand observations and opinions from a freethinking roughneck

Country music superstar Trace Adkins isn't exactly known for holding back what's on his mind. And if the millions of albums he's sold are any indication, when Trace talks, people listen. Now, in A Personal Stand, Trace Adkins delivers his maverick manifesto on politics, personal responsibility, fame, parenting, being true to yourself, hard work, and the way things ought to be. In his inimitable pull-no-punches style, Trace gives us the state of the union as he sees it, from the lessons of his bo

Sep 26, 2014
A piano in the house. by

A piano in the house.

Insensitive drama critic Fitzgerald Fortune buys his young wife a player piano as a birthday present. To his surprise, he discovers it has magical properties: its music reveals people's hidden fears, loves, thoughts and secrets.

Sep 26, 2014