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Vincennes - portal to the West by Derleth, August, 1909-1971. Vincennes - portal to the West

"The story of the Amreican Revolution as it was fought in the West and of the exciting exploits of George Rogers Clark and his "Long Knives" to capture Vincennes, the strategic outpost"--

Feb 23, 2017
Secretariat & Man o' War - applied statistics and the forbidden comparison by Justice, Charles, author. Secretariat & Man o' War - applied statistics and the forbidden comparison

"I began this book with the express purpose of making it the definitive comparison of Secretariat and Man o' War. I feel that I've succeeded. By engaging the discipline of applied statistics to compare the legendary achievements of these two horses, I am being completely honest about my two primary audiences - the serious Thoroughbred racing fan and those desiring a clearer comparison of runner quality that only the lens of basic statistics can provide. The statistics in this book are both basic

Feb 23, 2017
Practical dinghy cruiser by Constantine, Paul Practical dinghy cruiser

Feb 23, 2017
Beyond greatness - Four thoroughbred legends by Justice, Charles, author. Beyond greatness - Four thoroughbred legends

The juvenile, or two-year-old, racing careers of Colin, Man o' War, Ruffian and Landaluce provide the foundation and focus for discussing the question of thoroughbred greatness and its measure. These four thoroughbreds were arguably the best juvenile runners of the twentieth century. Close on their hooves, pun intended, however, were the colts Sysonby and Secreteariat and the fillies First Flight, La Prevoyante and Personal Ensign. The latter five runners are honorably mentioned and also compare

Feb 23, 2017
What terrorists want - understanding the enemy, containing the threat by Richardson, Louise, 1957- What terrorists want - understanding the enemy, containing the threat

Explores the origins of terrorism, the goals of diverse terrorist groups throughout history, the impact of 9/11 and the changing face of terrorism, the future prospects of terrorist actions, and what can be done to restore global order.

Feb 22, 2017
Unwarranted - policing without permission by Friedman, Barry, 1958- author. Unwarranted - policing without permission

"As the debate about out-of-control policing heats up, an authority on constitutional law offers a provocative account of how our rights have been eroded In June 2013, documents leaked by Edward Snowden sparked widespread debate about secret government surveillance of Americans. Just over a year later, the shooting of Michael Brown, a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, set off protests and triggered concern about militarization and discriminatory policing. In Unwarranted, Barry Friedman argue

Feb 22, 2017
Traveling with ghosts - a memoir by Fowler, Shannon Leone, author. Traveling with ghosts - a memoir

"From grief to reckoning to reflection to solace, a marine biologist shares the solo journey she took|through war-ravaged Eastern Europe, Israel, and beyond|to find peace after her fiance´ suffered a fatal attack by a box jellyfish in Thailand."--Amazon.com

Feb 22, 2017
The toxin solution - how hidden poisons in the air, water, food, and products we use are destroying our health--and what we can do to fix it by Pizzorno, Joseph E., Jr., author. The toxin solution - how hidden poisons in the air, water, food, and products we use are destroying our health--and what we can do to fix it

"A leader in his field and acclaimed natural medicine expert, Dr. Joseph Pizzorno has spent nearly fifty years exploring the connection between toxins and human health. In...The Toxic Solution, Dr. Pizzorno delivers a scientifically proven program to immediately release our toxic burden and restore the body's natural ability to heal"--Book jacket.

Feb 22, 2017
Strangers in a strange land - living the Catholic faith in a post-Christian world by Chaput, Charles J., author. Strangers in a strange land - living the Catholic faith in a post-Christian world

The archbishop of Philadelphia presents a hopeful treatise for Catholics on how to live the faith with confidence in today's post-Christian culture while evaluating the reasons behind declining Catholic numbers.

Feb 22, 2017
The soul of medicine - tales from the bedside by Nuland, Sherwin B. The soul of medicine - tales from the bedside

Describes the complexities of two relationships; the one between doctor and patient, and the other between mentor and student.

Feb 22, 2017
The skin above my knee - a memoir by Butler, Marcia. The skin above my knee - a memoir

"Music was everything to Marcia Butler. Growing up in an emotionally desolate home with an abusive father and a distant mother, she devoted herself completely to the discipline and rigor of the oboe and quickly became a young prodigy on the rise in New York City's competitive music scene. But haunted by troubling childhood memories while balancing the challenges of a busy life as a working musician, she succumbed to dangerous men, drugs, and self-destruction. In her darkest moments, Marcia asked

Feb 22, 2017
Secular Buddhism - imagining the Dharma in an uncertain world by Batchelor, Stephen. Secular Buddhism - imagining the Dharma in an uncertain world

Feb 22, 2017
Scandikitchen - Fika & Hygge - comforting cakes and bakes from Scandinavia with love by Aurell, Bronte, author. Scandikitchen - Fika & Hygge - comforting cakes and bakes from Scandinavia with love

Feb 22, 2017
Rescuing Penny Jane - one shelter volunteer, countless dogs, and the quest to find them all homes by Sutherland, Amy, author. Rescuing Penny Jane - one shelter volunteer, countless dogs, and the quest to find them all homes

"Drawing on her work at a shelter, her experiences living with her own two rescue dogs, and years of research, bestselling author and columnist Amy Sutherland takes us on an unforgettable journey into the special world of rescue and shelter dogs--and the growing number of dedicated people who are deeply invested in saving these precious lives"--

Feb 22, 2017
Protection spell - poems by Givhan, Jennifer, author. Protection spell - poems

Feb 22, 2017
Other people - takes & mistakes by Shields, David, 1956- author. Other people - takes & mistakes

"An intellectually thrilling and emotionally wrenching investigation of otherness: the need for one person to understand another person completely, the impossibility of any such absolute knowing, and the erotics of this separation. Can one person know another person? How do we live through other people? Is it possible to fill the gap between people? If not, can art fill that gap? Grappling with these questions, David Shields gives us a book that is something of a revelation: seventy-plus essays,

Feb 22, 2017
One part plant - a simple guide to eating real, one meal at a time by Murnane, Jessica, author. One part plant - a simple guide to eating real, one meal at a time

Feb 22, 2017
Miracle mindset - a mother, her son, and life's hardest lessons by Virgin, JJ, author. Miracle mindset - a mother, her son, and life's hardest lessons

"Celebrity nutrition and fitness expert and four-time New York Times bestselling author, JJ Virgin reveals how one life-altering event taught her to tap into an indomitable mindset, trust her instincts and defy the odds, ultimately saving her son's life...and her own. She'll share the lessons she learned that can help you create your own resilient mindset"--

Feb 22, 2017
A mind to stay - White plantation, Black homeland by Nathans, Sydney, author. A mind to stay - White plantation, Black homeland

A Mind to Stay is a unique and extraordinary historical narrative of generations of a Black family with roots in slavery and in the South. This family won their freedom with emancipation but, instead of fleeing the poverty and oppression of the White plantation, decided to stay on the homeland of their White masters and then to purchase it for themselves within a decade. In a true counterpoint to the predominant tale of the Black exodus north in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, t

Feb 22, 2017
Letter to a young farmer - how to live richly without wealth on the new garden farm by Logsdon, Gene, author. Letter to a young farmer - how to live richly without wealth on the new garden farm

Feb 22, 2017

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