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Give work - reversing poverty one job at a time by Janah, Leila, author. Give work - reversing poverty one job at a time

"Leila Janah, a dynamic social entrepreneur, shares the story of how she founded one of the hottest non-profit startups. Leila Janah has the solution for the world's bottom billions. She founded Samasource with the belief that giving dignified work to the world's poorest people is the most effective tool for fighting poverty. Fast Company named Samasource one of the 50 Most Innovative Companies in 2016 because they go into communities lacking living-wage jobs--from the refugee camps of Sierra L

Aug 18, 2017
Good booty - love and sex, black & white, body and soul in American music / Ann Powers. by Powers, Ann, 1964- Good booty - love and sex, black & white, body and soul in American music / Ann Powers.

In this sweeping history of popular music in the United States, NPR’s acclaimed music critic examines how popular music shapes fundamental American ideas and beliefs, allowing us to communicate difficult emotions and truths about our most fraught social issues, most notably sex and race. In Good Booty, Ann Powers explores how popular music became America’s primary erotic art form. Powers takes us from nineteenth-century New Orleans through dance-crazed Jazz Age New York to the teen scream years

Aug 18, 2017
Good things happen slowly / A Life in and Out of Jazz by Hersch, Fred. Good things happen slowly / A Life in and Out of Jazz

Aug 18, 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
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
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
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
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
Heal your leaky gut - the hidden cause of many chronic diseases by Brownstein, David, author. Heal your leaky gut - the hidden cause of many chronic diseases

"In Heal Your Leaky Gut, Dr. David Brownstein will explain how the gut -- like the brain, heart, and liver -- needs to be properly nourished in order for it to function correctly. Simply stated, if your gut is not healthy, your immune system is going to suffer. Improving your gut health and taking fewer drugs will help you feel better and look younger, improve your brain function, and treat myriad medical conditions. This book will give you the information you need to change what you are now doi

Aug 19, 2017
Here is your Indiana government, 2017-2018 [38th edition] by Here is your Indiana government, 2017-2018 [38th edition]

Sourcebook of facts concerning the levels of government within the state of Indiana.

Aug 19, 2017
Hiking through - one man's journey to peace and freedom on the Appalachian Trail by Stutzman, Paul V. Hiking through - one man's journey to peace and freedom on the Appalachian Trail

After Paul Stutzman lost his wife to breast cancer, he sensed a tug on his heart-the call to a challenge, the call to pursue a dream. Paul left his stable career, traveled to Georgia, and took his first steps on the Appalachian Trail. What he learned during the next four and a half months changed his life-and will change readers' lives as well. In Hiking Through, readers will join Paul on his remarkable 2,176-mile hike through fourteen states in search of peace and a renewed sense of purpose, me

Aug 15, 2017
History, tales, and sketches by Irving, Washington, 1783-1859. History, tales, and sketches

I. Letters of Jonathan Oldstyle, Gent. II. Salmagundi. III. History of New York. IV. The Sketch Book.

Aug 16, 2017
Hollywood Babylon by Anger, Kenneth. Hollywood Babylon

Aug 18, 2017
How not to kill your houseplant - survival tips for the horticulturally challenged by Peerless, Veronica. How not to kill your houseplant - survival tips for the horticulturally challenged

Do you have a "black thumb? Does just looking at plants cause them to wither and die? Peerless offers advice on keeping houseplants alive, even if you're horticulturally challenged. She shows you how to create an oasis of happy flourishing houseplants, and even give suggestions for different areas of your house.

Aug 15, 2017
How to do magic tricks - over 120 close-up magic tricks revealed with more than 1100 step-by-step photographs by Einhorn, Nicholas. How to do magic tricks - over 120 close-up magic tricks revealed with more than 1100 step-by-step photographs

"Includes an illustrated history of magic and magicians, from the origins of the art in Egypt, through the nineteenth and twenthieth centuries to the magic of today, featuring magicians such as Siegfried and Roy, David Copperfield and David Blaine"--

Aug 19, 2017
How to draw manga animals in simple steps / In Simple Steps by Li, Yishan, 1981- author. How to draw manga animals in simple steps / In Simple Steps

Aug 18, 2017
How to protect your family's assets from devastating nursing home costs- Medicaid secrets by Heiser, K. Gabriel How to protect your family's assets from devastating nursing home costs- Medicaid secrets

Aug 18, 2017
How to Read a Dress - A Guide to Changing Fashion from the 16th to the 20th Century by Edwards, Lydia How to Read a Dress - A Guide to Changing Fashion from the 16th to the 20th Century

Aug 18, 2017
I love stamping - over 100 cute Japanese-inspired designs to carve, ink and stamp by Olivera, Ishtar, author. I love stamping - over 100 cute Japanese-inspired designs to carve, ink and stamp

Stamping has long been a craft of popular choice, for its simplicity and versatility. Accessible to crafters of all abilities, lino block printing is not only cheap and easy-to-do-at-home, it allows you to get creative and personalise your own stationery. With over 100 traceable cute characters, flowers and decorative elements to choose from and clear step-by-step illustrations,this book will equip you with all the skills you need and the know-how to get playful and create your own stamps. Once

Aug 19, 2017
iGen - why today's super-connected kids are growing up less rebellious, more tolerant, less happy-- and completely unprepared for adulthood (and what this means for the rest of us) by Twenge, Jean M., 1971- author. iGen - why today's super-connected kids are growing up less rebellious, more tolerant, less happy-- and completely unprepared for adulthood (and what this means for the rest of us)

Aug 19, 2017

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