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Where now - new and selected poems by Kasischke, Laura, 1961- author. Where now - new and selected poems

""Kasischke astonishes with her lyricism and metaphorical power."--Publishers Weekly "Every poem is exquisitely crafted, with crisp, clean lines and imagery that dazzles."-The Washington Post "For Kasischke ... poetry is a kind of revenge on the existential limits that it describes"-Los Angeles Review of Books Laura Kasischke's long-awaited selected poems presents the breadth of her probing vision that subverts the so-called "normal." A lover of fairy tales, Kasischke showcases her command of th

Jul 27, 2017
Welding complete - techniques, project plans & instructions. by Welding complete - techniques, project plans & instructions.

Jul 27, 2017
Vegano italiano - 150 recipes from the Italian table by Gioffrè, Rosalba, author. Vegano italiano - 150 recipes from the Italian table

Jul 27, 2017
This is the noise that keeps me awake by Garbage (Musical group), author. This is the noise that keeps me awake

"Garbage are known around the world for songs that mix pop sweetness with the dour thunder of industrial music and the rhythmic punch of hip-hop. Now, for the first time, the four band members tell the story of that music in their own words. Packed with rare photos and personal snapshots, this book examines how Garbage make their music, and how they've kept it together (or not) for more than twenty years."--Jacket

Jul 27, 2017
Thimbleberries quilts with a new attitude by Jensen, Lynette, author. Thimbleberries quilts with a new attitude

"In this beautiful collection of traditional quilt patterns Lynette shows how different a pattern can look just by "flipping" your fabric choices, from traditional colors to the bright, exploding colors of new modern fabrics" -- Page [4] of cover.

Jul 27, 2017
Sea-fever - selected poems by Masefield, John, 1878-1967. Sea-fever - selected poems

John Masefield (1878-1967) is one of the great storytellers of English poetry, a spinner of yarns and ballads of tall ships and exotic seas, of the deep-rooted life of the rural England in which he grew up, and of the great narratives of Troy and Arthurian legend. Some included here--'Sea-fever' and 'Cargoes'--are among the best-loved poems in English; others are little known; a few are hitherto uncollected rarities. All share Masefield's love of the lives of seafarers and those who work the lan

Jul 27, 2017
Ready or not! - 150+ make-ahead, make-over, and make-now recipes by Nom Nom Paleo by Tam, Michelle, author. Ready or not! - 150+ make-ahead, make-over, and make-now recipes by Nom Nom Paleo

Ready or not, it's a new cookbook from the James Beard Award nominated creators of Nom Nom Paleo, the wildly popular blog, app, and New York Times bestselling cookbook! You know how it is: some days, you're fired up and ready to cook; other days, you dread the thought of making dinner. More often than not, you find yourself floating somewhere between inspiration and desperation. What's a crazy busy (but kind of lazy) home cook to do? The answer: pick up this book. Ready or Not makes healthy Pale

Jul 27, 2017
The quick & easy home DIY manual by Weber, Matt, author. The quick & easy home DIY manual

For the first time homeowner and the venerable household-handyman, there is no better resource than this ultimate DIY manual. Whether it's simple projects like a busted pipe or clogged toilet, or bigger upgrades like a new floor or a deck, you'll find all the information you need to fix the trouble spots and make your dream home a reality. Learn how to prepare for unwelcome surprises as well as how to handle them when they inevitably happen. With over 321 handy tips, Matt Weber and the editors o

Jul 27, 2017
Pit bikes - service and repair manual by Cox, Penny, author. Pit bikes - service and repair manual

Complete coverage for Pit Bikes with 4-stroke air-cooled horizontal (lay-down) engines, specifically the Lifan semi-automatic IP52FMH, and 4-speed Lifan IP52FMI, Lifan IP56FMJ (YX140), Zongshen IP60YMJ (ZS155): Routine Maintenance and servicing, tune-up procedures, engine, clutch and transmission repair, cooling system, fuel and exhaust, ignition and electrical systems, brakes, wheels and tires, steering, suspension and final drive, frame and bodywork, wiring diagrams, reference Section. With a

Jul 27, 2017
Miniature bonsai - the complete guide to super-mini bonsai by Iwai, Terutoshi, author. Miniature bonsai - the complete guide to super-mini bonsai

Jul 27, 2017
McGraw-Hill Education ASVAB - Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery by Wall, Janet E. McGraw-Hill Education ASVAB - Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery

To be initially selected to enter the military at all, you need to do well on the ASVAB, in particular four of the eight tests that make up the Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT). So it is important to focus on those four tests: Arithmetic Reasoning, Word Knowledge, Paragraph Comprehension, and Mathematics Knowledge. You need to score well on those four tests in order to reach the minimum AFQT score to even be considered for enlistment. ... The higher your score, the more job and training optio

Jul 27, 2017
Learning Mandarin Chinese characters. Volume 2, HSK level & AP Exam prep by Ren, Yi, 1950- author. Learning Mandarin Chinese characters. Volume 2, HSK level & AP Exam prep

Jul 27, 2017
Lake Tahoe - 40 unforgettable hikes in the Central Sierra Nevada by Summers, Jordan, 1951- Lake Tahoe - 40 unforgettable hikes in the Central Sierra Nevada

Covering the region surrounding the 22-mile-long lake, author Jordan Summers guides hikers along 40 of the region's best trails--all located within 25 miles of Lake Tahoe’s shoreline. Trekkers can easily find the perfect hike with the complete trail descriptions for 27 day hikes and 13 overnight destinations. An accurate map, directions to the trailhead with coordinates for GPS use, and an elevation profile of each trail prepare hikers with the full picture of the route ahead. Generally i

Jul 27, 2017
Here is your Indiana government, 2017 edition by Here is your Indiana government, 2017 edition

Jul 27, 2017
The ex-wives' guide to divorce - how to navigate everything from heartache and finances to child custody by Miller, Holiday, author. The ex-wives' guide to divorce - how to navigate everything from heartache and finances to child custody

"The Ex Wives' Guide to Divorce is a helpful guide that teaches women how to manage the "business of divorce" in a focused, realistic, and organized manner. The two authors became friends after they had both married and divorced the same man! The Ex Wives' Guide to Divorce was born from this friendship with the goal to ease women's fears, save them money, and give them a road map of what lies ahead"--

Jul 27, 2017
Dream hoarders - how the American upper middle class is leaving everyone else in the dust, why that is a problem, and what to do about it by Reeves, Richard V., author. Dream hoarders - how the American upper middle class is leaving everyone else in the dust, why that is a problem, and what to do about it

"America is becoming a class-based society. It is now conventional wisdom to focus on the wealth of the top 1 percent-especially the top 0.01 percent-and how the ultra-rich are concentrating income and prosperity while incomes for most other Americans are stagnant. But the most important, consequential, and widening gap in American society is between the upper middle class and everyone else. Reeves defines the upper middle class as those whose incomes are in the top 20 percent of American societ

Jul 27, 2017
Dark ecology - for a logic of future coexistence by Morton, Timothy, 1968- author. Dark ecology - for a logic of future coexistence

"Timothy Morton argues that ecological awareness in the present Anthropocene era takes the form of a strange loop or Mo¨bius strip, twisted to have only one side. Deckard travels this oedipal path in Blade Runner (1982) when he learns that he might be the enemy he has been ordered to pursue. Ecological awareness takes this shape because ecological phenomena have a loop form that is also fundamental to the structure of how things are. The logistics of agricultural society resulted in global warmi

Jul 27, 2017
Carlo Tresca - portrait of a rebel by Pernicone, Nunzio, 1940- Carlo Tresca - portrait of a rebel

Jul 27, 2017
Best hikes near Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill by Molloy, Johnny, 1961- Best hikes near Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill

Jul 27, 2017
Advanced analytics with Spark - patterns for learning from data at scale by Ryza, Sandy, author. Advanced analytics with Spark - patterns for learning from data at scale

The authors bring Spark, statistical methods, and real-world data sets together to teach you how to approach analytics problems by presenting examples and a set of self-contained patterns for performing large-scale data analysis with Spark. You'll start with an introduction to Spark and its ecosystem, and then dive into patterns that apply common techniques-classification, collaborative filtering, and anomaly detection among others-to fields such as genomics, security, and finance. If you have a

Jul 27, 2017

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