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Patient H69 - the story of my second sight by Potter, Vanessa, author. Patient H69 - the story of my second sight

"In 2012, Vanessa Potter, a married advertising film producer with two young children, was stricken by Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder (NMOSD), a rare illness that resulted in sudden blindness and paralysis. She was hospitalized for two weeks. Over the next five months at home, she regained mobility but recovering her sight was more problematic. At first what she saw was monochromatic. As color reappeared, she encountered synesthesia (experiencing odd responses to stimuli, such as hearing

Jul 24, 2017
Perspective for the absolute beginner - a clear & easy guide to successful perspective drawing by Willenbrink, Mark, 1962- author. Perspective for the absolute beginner - a clear & easy guide to successful perspective drawing

Jul 19, 2017
Peterson's scholarships, grants & prizes 2018. by Peterson's scholarships, grants & prizes 2018.

Provides detailed profiles of financial aid awards for higher education, covering such topics as eligibility, number of awards, amount of award, application requirements, and deadlines for applications.

Jul 24, 2017
Phrase book - Mandarin Chinese. by Phrase book - Mandarin Chinese.

Eyewitness Travel Phrase Book Mandarin Chinese is organized by subject, making it is easy to find relevant information including transportation, food, shopping, sports, and health care. Each word has a pronunciation guide to ensure proper communication. Includes illustrations.

Jul 24, 2017
Pig/Pork - Archaeology, Zoology and Edibility by Spry-Marques, Pia Pig/Pork - Archaeology, Zoology and Edibility

Jul 22, 2017
Pitchin' a fit! - overcoming angry and stressed-out parenting by Wayne, Israel, [author] Pitchin' a fit! - overcoming angry and stressed-out parenting

"Parenting comes with stresses that can make the most laid-back among us feel irritable, frustrated, and angry. Even parents who sincerely love their children sometimes use the wrong methods of anger and frustration in an attempt to control their children. But angry parenting doesnt just weaken relationships between parents and their children; it can, over time, destroy them. Few parents set out to become yelling meanies who no longer enjoy their children. Yet many feel stuck, unable to pull the

Jul 22, 2017
Play Bridge Now by Coe, Montgomery Play Bridge Now

Jul 22, 2017
Poems in the manner of by Lehman, David, 1948- author. Poems in the manner of

"Best American Poetry series editor and respected poet David Lehman channels, translates, and imagines a collection of "poems in the manner of" and in homage to Emily Dickinson, Shakespeare, Yeats, Robert Frost, Gertrude Stein, Rilke, William Carlos Williams, and others. Poems in the Manner Of is an illuminating journey through centuries of writers that continue to inspire new work today"--

Jul 22, 2017
Poised for retirement - moving from anxiety to Zen by Nayer, Louise, author. Poised for retirement - moving from anxiety to Zen

A unique narrative on a unique time offering solace to people nearing retirement. Poised for Retirement is not your parents' retirement guide, nor is it a financial planning guide; rather, it's the relatable story of an ordinary working woman reflecting on her life and career. Written with humor, compassion, and poignancy, Nayer's poetic prose is also inspirational. Easy to implement visualizations and breathing and sleep techniques are offered at the end of each chapter. Readers will gain insig

Jul 25, 2017
Portland by McCollom, Hollyanna, author. Portland

Jul 22, 2017
Practical spellcraft - a first course in magic by Greenaway, Leanna, author. Practical spellcraft - a first course in magic

Now anyone with an earnest desire can learn to cast spells with this intriguing introduction to the craft. Written by a practicing witch, this all-encompassing first course in Wiccan magic simplifies everything from performing spells to conducting candle rituals and using a talisman. This is a practical introductory guide for everyone.

Jul 24, 2017
Preparing, adjusting, and loving the empty nest- - a companion to Empty nest, what's next? by Howe, Michele, author. Preparing, adjusting, and loving the empty nest- - a companion to Empty nest, what's next?

After Empty Nest, What's Next? Parenting Adult Children without Losing Your Mind, readers asked author Michele Howe for more--covering topics not discussed in the rst book, along with questions at the end of each chapter for personal or group discussions. With Preparing, Adjusting, and Loving the Empty Nest, Howe provides expanded practical tips and spiritual wisdom in a three-part primer to help parents in this transitional time of life--helping them look to the future with hope as empty nester

Jul 19, 2017
Print & pattern kids / Bowtie Style by Style, Bowie, author. Print & pattern kids / Bowtie Style

Jul 22, 2017
Purpose and Desire - What Makes Something "Alive" and Why Modern Darwinism Has Failed to Explain It by Turner, J. Scott Purpose and Desire - What Makes Something "Alive" and Why Modern Darwinism Has Failed to Explain It

Jul 22, 2017
Putting your past in its place / Moving Forward in Freedom and Forgiveness by Viars, Stephen, 1960- Putting your past in its place / Moving Forward in Freedom and Forgiveness

Jul 25, 2017
Quantum physics - what everyone needs to know by Raymer, Michael G., author. Quantum physics - what everyone needs to know

"In question & answer format, discusses the history, science, applications, and relevant current issues of quantum physics in an accessible way for the non-scientist"--

Jul 21, 2017
Queens of the conquest by Weir, Alison, 1951- author. Queens of the conquest

Jul 25, 2017
Queer brown voices - personal narratives of Latina/o LGBT activism by Queer brown voices - personal narratives of Latina/o LGBT activism

"In the last three decades of the twentieth century, LGBT Latinas/os faced several forms of discrimination. The greater Latino community did not often accept sexual minorities, and the mainstream LGBT movement expected everyone, regardless of their ethnic and racial background, to adhere to a specific set of priorities so as to accommodate a "unified" agenda. To disrupt the cycle of sexism, racism, and homophobia that they experienced, LGBT Latinas/os organized themselves on local, state, and na

Jul 24, 2017
Ray Villafane's pumpkins by Villafane, Ray. Ray Villafane's pumpkins

Pumpkin artist Ray Villafane has been featured at comics shows for sculpting collectibles and action figures.

Jul 24, 2017
Reading and writing Chinese - a comprehensive guide to the Chinese writing system by McNaughton, William, 1933- author. Reading and writing Chinese - a comprehensive guide to the Chinese writing system

"Reading and Writing Chinese has been the leading text for foreign students and teachers of the Chinese writing system since it was first published. This completely revised edition draws on the lessons learnt from the use of the book in classrooms so as to provide a more convenient and up-to-date introduction to written Chinese. Over 1,100 new combinations of characters have been added, increasing the total vocabulary significantly to about 4,500 items. There are also new notes on usage to give

Jul 25, 2017

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