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Hauntings of the Underground Railroad - ghosts of the Midwest by Ammeson, Jane. Hauntings of the Underground Railroad - ghosts of the Midwest

"Before the Civil War, a network of secret routes and safe houses crisscrossed the Midwest to help African Americans travel north to escape slavery. Although many slaves were able to escape to the safety of Canada, others met untimely deaths on the treacherous journey--and some of these unfortunates still linger, unable to rest in peace. InHauntings of the Underground Railroad: Ghosts of the Midwest, Jane Simon Ammeson investigates unforgettable and chilling tales of these restless ghosts that s

Aug 19, 2017
The handy diabetes answer book by Barnes-Svarney, Patricia L., author. The handy diabetes answer book

Provided by amazon.com.

Aug 19, 2017
Guitar for dummies by Phillips, Mark, 1947- author. Guitar for dummies

"The guitar is one of the most versatile instruments in the world, which is why it's so appealing to musicians. Guitar For Dummies, 4th Edition gives you everything a beginning or intermediate acoustic or electric guitarist needs: from buying a guitar to tuning it, playing it, and caring for it. Fully revised and updated, with online video and audio clips that help you learn and play along, you'll explore everything from simple chords and melodies to more challenging exercises that are designed

Aug 19, 2017
The guinea pig handbook by Vanderlip, Sharon Lynn, author. The guinea pig handbook

Barron's Pet Handbooks are written, designed, and illustrated in much the same attractive style as Barron's best selling Complete Pet Owner's Manuals. However, Handbooks have a larger page-count and with it, more extensive and detailed coverage of each title's subject pet. This brand new handbook for guinea pig owners provides a wealth of information on the animal's anatomy and life cycle, plus advice on caging, feeding, breeding, and health care. --

Aug 19, 2017
Guidebook to relative strangers - journeys into race, motherhood, and history by Dungy, Camille T., 1972- author. Guidebook to relative strangers - journeys into race, motherhood, and history

The poet-lecturer explores the intimate and vulnerable experiences of raising a child, counting on the goodwill of others, and living with illness.

Aug 19, 2017
Grave new world - the end of globalization, the return of history by King, Stephen D., 1963- author. Grave new world - the end of globalization, the return of history

Aug 19, 2017
Gorgeous skin in 30 days - the natural anti-ageing plan for radiant, youthful skin by Angyal, Erica. Gorgeous skin in 30 days - the natural anti-ageing plan for radiant, youthful skin

Aug 19, 2017
A girl walks into a book - what the Brontës taught me about life, love, and women's work by Pennington, Miranda K., author. A girl walks into a book - what the Brontës taught me about life, love, and women's work

How many times have you heard readers argue about which is better, Jane Eyre or Wuthering Heights? The works of Charlotte, Emily, and Anne continue to provoke passionate fandom over a century after their deaths. Bronte¨ enthusiasts, as well as those of us who never made it further than those oft-cited classics, will devour Miranda Pennington's literary memoir. Pennington, today a writer and teacher in New York, was a precocious reader. Her father gave her Jane Eyre at the age of 10, sparking wha

Aug 19, 2017
Get your goat - how to keep happy, healthy goats in your backyard, wherever you live by Zimmerman, Brent. Get your goat - how to keep happy, healthy goats in your backyard, wherever you live

A complete handbook for keeping all breeds of goats on smaller acreage.

Aug 19, 2017
The Futilitarians - our year of thinking, drinking, grieving, and reading by Gisleson, Anne, author. The Futilitarians - our year of thinking, drinking, grieving, and reading

A memoir of loss, friendship, and literature explores how the author and her husband, devastated by the deaths of family members and the loss of their home in Hurricane Katrina, established a reading group with friends who also endured difficult life setbacks.

Aug 19, 2017
Freud - the making of an illusion by Crews, Frederick C., author. Freud - the making of an illusion

An assessment of psychoanalysis and the views of its creator reveals Sigmund Freud's blunders with patients, his misunderstandings about the psychological controversies of his time, and how he advanced his career on the appropriated findings of others.

Aug 19, 2017
Fodor's Napa & Sonoma. by Fodor's Napa & Sonoma.

Aug 19, 2017
Fodor's Los Angeles by Fodor's Los Angeles

Aug 19, 2017
The fine art of paper flowers - a guide to making beautiful and lifelike botanicals by Turner, Tiffanie, author. The fine art of paper flowers - a guide to making beautiful and lifelike botanicals

Aug 19, 2017
The federal judiciary - strengths and weaknesses by Posner, Richard A., author. The federal judiciary - strengths and weaknesses

"No sitting federal judge has ever written so trenchant a critique of the federal judiciary as Richard A. Posner does in this, his most confrontational book. He exposes the failures of the institution designed by the founders to check congressional and presidential power and resist its abuse, and offers practical prescriptions for reform"--

Aug 19, 2017
The expanding blaze - how the American Revolution ignited the world, 1775-1848 by Israel, Jonathan, author. The expanding blaze - how the American Revolution ignited the world, 1775-1848

" A major intellectual history of the American Revolution and its influence on later revolutions in Europe and the Americas, the Expanding Blaze is a sweeping history of how the American Revolution inspired revolutions throughout Europe and the Atlantic world in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Jonathan Israel, one of the world's leading historians of the Enlightenment, shows how the radical ideas of American founders such as Paine, Jefferson, Franklin, Madison, and Monroe set the patter

Aug 19, 2017
Everywhere home - a life in essays by Johnson, Fenton, author. Everywhere home - a life in essays

"Fenton Johnson's questions explore small and large subject matter: What's the relationship between artists and museums, illuminated in a New Guinean display of shrunken heads? What's the difference between empiricism and intuition? His wanderings include the hills of Kentucky and San Francisco, Paris streets, Calcutta's crowded sidewalks, the AIDS epidemic, and monasteries of all persuasions"--

Aug 19, 2017
Estranged - leaving family and finding home - a memoir by Gross, Jessica Berger, author. Estranged - leaving family and finding home - a memoir

A powerful, haunting memoir about one woman's childhood of abuse and her harrowing decision to leave it all behind that redefines our understanding of estrangement and the ability to triumph over adversity. To outsiders, Jessica Berger Gross's childhood--growing up in a "nice" Jewish family in middle class Long Island--seemed as wholesomely American as any other. But behind closed doors, Jessica suffered years of physical and emotional abuse at the hands of her father, whose mood would veer unex

Aug 19, 2017
Equipment for living - on poetry and pop music by Robbins, Michael, 1972- author. Equipment for living - on poetry and pop music

"How can art help us make sense--or nonsense--of the world? If wrong life cannot be lived rightly, as Theodor Adorno had it, what weapons and strategies for living wrongly can art provide? With the same intelligence that animates his poetry, Michael Robbins addresses this weighty question while contemplating the idea of how strange it is that we need art at all. Ranging from Prince to Def Leppard, Lucille Clifton to Frederick Seidel, Robbins's mastery of poetry and popular music shines in Equipm

Aug 19, 2017
The end of Alzheimer's - the first program to prevent and reverse cognitive decline by Bredesen, Dale E., author. The end of Alzheimer's - the first program to prevent and reverse cognitive decline

In this paradigm shifting book, Dale Bredesen, MD, offers real hope to anyone looking to prevent and even reverse Alzheimer's Disease and cognitive decline. Revealing that AD is not one condition, as it is currently treated, but three, this outlines 36 metabolic factors (micronutrients, hormone levels, sleep) that can trigger "downsizing" in the brain. The protocol shows us how to rebalance these factors using lifestyle modifications like taking B12, eliminating gluten, or improving oral hygiene

Aug 19, 2017

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