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I know his name - discovering power in the names of God by Blight, Wendy. I know his name - discovering power in the names of God

Oct 12, 2017
Hoover - an extraordinary life in extraordinary times by Whyte, Kenneth, author. Hoover - an extraordinary life in extraordinary times

"The definitive biography of Herbert Hoover, one of the most remarkable and least understood Americans of the twentieth century--a wholly original account that will forever change the way Americans understand the man, his presidency, and his battle against the Great Depression. An impoverished orphan who built a fortune. A great humanitarian. A president elected in a landslide and then resoundingly defeated four years later. Arguably the father of both New Deal liberalism and modern conservatism

Oct 12, 2017
The hand-stitched surface - slow stitching and mixed-media techniques for fabric and paper by Krawczyk, Lynn, author. The hand-stitched surface - slow stitching and mixed-media techniques for fabric and paper

"The Hand-Stitched Surface offers inspiring techniques and beautiful projects for creating richly layered mixed-media surfaces on paper and fabric to encourage stitchers to slow down and savor their handiwork"--

Oct 12, 2017
Greater Gotham - a history of New York City from 1898 to 1919 by Wallace, Mike, 1942- author. Greater Gotham - a history of New York City from 1898 to 1919

Oct 12, 2017
Grand Canyon for sale - public lands versus private interests in the era of climate change by Nash, Steve, 1947- author. Grand Canyon for sale - public lands versus private interests in the era of climate change

"Saving Grand Canyon is a carefully researched investigation of the precarious future of America's public lands: our national parks, forests, wildlife refuges, monuments, and wildernesses. Taking the Grand Canyon as its key example, and using on-the-ground reporting as well as science research, the book makes plain that accelerating climate change will dislocate wildlife populations and vegetation across hundreds of thousands of square miles of the national landscape. So what's the plan, as the

Oct 12, 2017
Freedom of speech - reflections in art and popular culture by Dooley, Patricia L., author. Freedom of speech - reflections in art and popular culture

This book examines how freedom of speech is reflected in pop culture by looking at numerous examples of films, websites, television shows, and songs that have touched on - and impacted - this issue.--AMAZON.

Oct 12, 2017
Fodor's San Francisco by Fodor's San Francisco

Oct 12, 2017
Fodor's Las Vegas by Patterson, Joan, author. Fodor's Las Vegas

Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Las Vegas, including top resorts and casinos, nightclubs and restaurants, and excursions to Hoover Dam and the Grand Canyon. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it's your first trip or your fifth.

Oct 12, 2017
Flora of Middle-Earth - plants of J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium by Judd, Walter S., author. Flora of Middle-Earth - plants of J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium

"Few settings in literature are as widely known or celebrated as J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-Earth. The natural landscape plays a major role in nearly all of Tolkien's major works, and readers have come to view the geography of this fictional universe as integral to understanding and enjoying Tolkien's works. And in laying out this continent, Tolkien paid special attention to its plant life; in total, over 160 plants are explicitly mentioned and described as a part of Middle-Earth. Nearly all of the

Oct 12, 2017
Enraged - why violent times need ancient Greek myths by Anhalt, Emily Katz, author. Enraged - why violent times need ancient Greek myths

"Millennia ago, Greek myths exposed the dangers of violent rage and the need for empathy and self-restraint. Homer's Iliad, Euripides' Hecuba, and Sophocles' Ajax show that anger and vengeance destroy perpetrators and victims alike. Composed before and during the ancient Greeks' groundbreaking movement away from autocracy toward more inclusive political participation, these stories offer guidelines for modern efforts to create and maintain civil societies. Emily Katz Anhalt reveals how these thr

Oct 12, 2017
The end of policing by Vitale, Alex S., author. The end of policing

"How the police endanger us and why we need to find an alternative Recent years have seen an explosion of protest and concern about police brutality and repression--especially after long-held grievances in Ferguson, Missouri, erupted in months of violent protest following the police killing of Brown. Much of the conversation has focused on calls for enhancing police accountability, increasing police diversity, improving police training, and emphasizing community policing. Unfortunately, none of

Oct 12, 2017
Draft animals - living the pro cycling dream (once in a while) by Gaimon, Phil, author. Draft animals - living the pro cycling dream (once in a while)

Oct 12, 2017
Devotions - the selected poems of Mary Oliver by Oliver, Mary, 1935- author. Devotions - the selected poems of Mary Oliver

"Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver presents a personal selection of her best work in this definitive collection spanning more than five decades of her esteemed literary career. Throughout her celebrated career, Mary Oliver has touched countless readers with her brilliantly crafted verse, expounding on her love for the physical world and the powerful bonds between all living things. Identified as "far and away, this country's best selling poet" by Dwight Garner, she now returns with a stunn

Oct 12, 2017
Democracy and its crisis by Grayling, A. C., author. Democracy and its crisis

Prompted by the EU referendum in the UK and the presidential election in the USA, A. C. Grayling investigates why the institutions of representative democracy seem unable to hold up against forces they were designed to manage, and why, crucially, it matters. First he considers moments in history - Periclean Athens, the English Civil War, the American and French Revolutions, among them - in which the challenges we face today were first encountered and what solutions, however imperfect, were found

Oct 12, 2017
Computers for seniors for dummies® by Muir, Nancy, 1954- author. Computers for seniors for dummies®

A computer provides a great resource for learning new things and keeping in touch with family and friends, but it may seem intimidating at first. The bestselling Computers For Seniors For Dummies is here to help the 50+ set conquer and overcome any uncertainty with clear-cut, easy-to-understand guidance on how to confidently navigate your computer and the Windows 10 operating system. Featuring large text and images, it's never been easier for seniors to smoothly click their way around a new PC.

Oct 12, 2017
Collected poems, 1991-2000 by Ashbery, John, 1927-2017, author. Collected poems, 1991-2000

Oct 12, 2017
CliffsNotes math review for standardized tests by Bobrow Test Preparation Services, author. CliffsNotes math review for standardized tests

Oct 12, 2017
Cherry Bombe - the cookbook - recipes and stories from 100 of the most creative and inspiring women in food today by Diamond, Kerry, author. Cherry Bombe - the cookbook - recipes and stories from 100 of the most creative and inspiring women in food today

Oct 12, 2017
A century of wealth in America by Wolff, Edward N., author. A century of wealth in America

Edward Wolff, one of the country's leading experts on household wealth, here provides a comprehensive study of wealth in America since 1910. The century brought shifting patterns in the ownership of wealth; Wolff explains the changes, offers ideas about how to reduce inequality, and explores issues in how to measure wealth in the first place. A Century of Wealth in America is not designed to advance one overarching argument; rather, its aim is to provide in one place the accurate information nee

Oct 12, 2017
Cats in art by Morris, Desmond, author. Cats in art

Oct 12, 2017

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