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Red famine - Stalin's war on Ukraine by Applebaum, Anne, 1964- author. Red famine - Stalin's war on Ukraine

"In 1929 Stalin launched his policy of agricultural collectivization--in effect a second Russian revolution--which forced millions of peasants off their land and onto collective farms. The result was a catastrophic famine, the most lethal in European history. At least five million people died between 1931 and 1933 in the USSR. But instead of sending relief the Soviet state made use of the catastrophe to rid itself of a political problem. In Red Famine, Anne Applebaum argues that more than three

Oct 12, 2017
Rasika - flavors of India by Rasika - flavors of India

A vibrant and sumptuous cookbook of innovative recipes and reinvented classics of modern Indian cuisine. Using traditional techniques as jumping-off points, Rasika incorporates local, seasonal ingredients to reinterpret dishes from one of the world's richest and most varied cuisines. Inventive recipes like squash samosas, avocado chaat with banana, eggplant and sweet potato lasagna, and masala chai cre`me bru^le´e accompany reimagined classics including chicken tikka masala, grilled mango shrimp

Oct 12, 2017
Rainy Lake House - twilight of empire on the northern frontier by Catton, Theodore, author. Rainy Lake House - twilight of empire on the northern frontier

"In September 1823, three men met at Rainy Lake House, a Hudson's Bay Company trading post near the Boundary Waters. Dr. John McLoughlin, the proprietor of Rainy Lake House, was in charge of the borderlands west of Lake Superior, where he was tasked with opposing the petty traders who operated out of US territory. Major Stephen H. Long, an officer in the US Army Topographical Engineers, was there on an expedition to explore the wooded borderlands west of Lake Superior and the northern prairies f

Oct 12, 2017
Protestants abroad - how missionaries tried to change the world but changed America by Hollinger, David A., author. Protestants abroad - how missionaries tried to change the world but changed America

Oct 12, 2017
Protecting your children online - what you need to know about online threats to your children by McCabe, Kimberly A., 1965- author. Protecting your children online - what you need to know about online threats to your children

Addresses several types of cyber crimes, ranging from child pornography and solicitation to cyberbullying, cyberstalking, and sexting, giving parents the necessary information they need to protect their children in cyberspace. This book builds on the historical efforts to reduce child abuse in the United States and looks at the limitations of these efforts when attempting to address child abuse in cyberspace. By identifying these different types of cybercrimes against children, and offering the

Oct 12, 2017
Project management by Portny, Stanley E. (Stanley Erwin), author. Project management

Oct 12, 2017
Personal history by Graham, Katharine, 1917-2001. Personal history

The author describes her privileged but lonely childhood, her tragic marriage to the charismatic Phil Graham, her struggles as the head of the Washington Post, and the colorful politicians and celebrities she has known.

Oct 12, 2017
Oceans of Kansas - a natural history of the Western Interior Sea by Everhart, Michael J., author. Oceans of Kansas - a natural history of the Western Interior Sea

Oct 12, 2017
Moose - crowned giant of the northern wilderness by Raycroft, Mark, author, photographer. Moose - crowned giant of the northern wilderness

Oct 12, 2017
The midlife kitchen - health-boosting recipes for midlife & beyond by Spencer, Mimi, author. The midlife kitchen - health-boosting recipes for midlife & beyond

Oct 12, 2017
The master and his emissary - the divided brain and the making of the Western world by McGilchrist, Iain. The master and his emissary - the divided brain and the making of the Western world

"Now available in a larger format, a fascinating exploration of the differences between the brain's right and left hemispheres and their effects on society, history, and culture."--Publisher description.

Oct 12, 2017
The magickal family - pagan living in harmony with nature by Crosson, Monica, author. The magickal family - pagan living in harmony with nature

"Real-life guide for those who want to practice magick and simplicity but need a little nudge to take a break from the workaday world"--page 4 of cover.

Oct 12, 2017
Little loom weaving - quick and clever projects for creating adorable stuff by Gomes, Andreia, author. Little loom weaving - quick and clever projects for creating adorable stuff

Whether you've been weaving for years or just starting out, Little Loom Weaving has everything you need to create trendy and timeless woven pieces on a small, portable loom. This helpful guide, packed with step-by-step instructions and stunning color photos, is full of inspiring and fun projects -- some easy and fast enough to finish in a few hours!

Oct 12, 2017
Lessons for nonprofit and start-up leaders - tales from a reluctant CEO by Harris, Maxine, author. Lessons for nonprofit and start-up leaders - tales from a reluctant CEO

"Lessons for Nonprofit and Start-Up Leaders: Tales from a Reluctant CEO uses the experiences of a real company, Community Connections, to bring to life the practical dilemmas that an organization founded on a mission and guided by a set of ideals must confront and solve if it is to thrive. With no business or financial background, Maxine Harris and her partner, Helen Bergman, grew a tiny startup into a business worth $35 million. Harris shares her insights, struggles, and mistakes with the goal

Oct 12, 2017
Lady killers - deadly women throughout history by Telfer, Tori, author Lady killers - deadly women throughout history

"In 1998, an FBI profiler infamously declared in a homicide conference, "There are no female serial killers"--but Lady Killers offers fourteen creepy examples to the contrary."--page 4 of cover

Oct 12, 2017
Java. A beginner's guide by Schildt, Herbert, author. Java. A beginner's guide

"Fully updated for Java Platform, Standard Edition 9 (Java SE 9), Java: A Beginner's Guide, Seventh Edition, gets you started programming in Java right away. Bestselling programming author Herb Schildt begins with the basics, such as how to create, compile, and run a Java program. He then moves on to the keywords, syntax, and constructs that form the core of the Java language. The book also covers some of Java's more advanced features, including multithreaded programming, generics, lambda expres

Oct 12, 2017
Japanese knitting stitch bible - 260 exquisite patterns by Hitomi Shida by Shida, Hitomi, author. Japanese knitting stitch bible - 260 exquisite patterns by Hitomi Shida

Oct 12, 2017
Istanbul & beyond - exploring the diverse cuisines of Turkey by Eckhardt, Robyn, author. Istanbul & beyond - exploring the diverse cuisines of Turkey

"The most extensive and lushly photographed Turkish cookbook to date, by two internationally acclaimed experts. Standing at the crossroads between the Mediterranean, the Middle East, and Asia, Turkey boasts astonishingly rich and diverse culinary traditions. Journalist Robyn Eckhardt and her husband, photographer David Hagerman, have spent almost twenty years discovering the country's very best dishes. Now they take readers on an unforgettable epicurean adventure, beginning in Istanbul, home to

Oct 12, 2017
Introduction to Islam by Ramadan, Tariq, author. Introduction to Islam

"Whether the issue is violence, terrorism, women's rights or slavery, Muslims are today expected to provide answers and to justify what Islam is-or is not. Whether the issue is violence, terrorism, women's rights or slavery, Muslims are today expected to provide answers and to justify what Islam is-or is not. But little opportunity exists, either in the media or in society as a whole, to describe Islam. In simple, direct language, an Introduction to Islam introduces readers to Islam and to its p

Oct 12, 2017
If you can doodle, you can paint - transforming simple drawings into works of art by Culhane, Diane, author. If you can doodle, you can paint - transforming simple drawings into works of art

"The advice and exercises in If You Can Doodle, You Can Paint, help readers dig into their creative life to find a style that is authentically theirs"--

Oct 12, 2017

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