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Finding Bix - the life and afterlife of a jazz legend by Wolfe, Brendan, 1971- author. Finding Bix - the life and afterlife of a jazz legend

"Bix Beiderbecke was one of the first great legends of jazz. Among the most innovative cornet soloists of the 1920s and the first important white player, he invented the jazz ballad and pointed the way to “cool” jazz. But his recording career lasted just six years; he drank himself to death in 1931?at the age of twenty-eight. It was this meteoric rise and fall, combined with the searing originality of his playing and the mystery of his character?who was Bix? not even his friends or family seemed

Jul 26, 2017
First-time landlord - your guide to renting out a single-family home by Portman, Janet, author. First-time landlord - your guide to renting out a single-family home

Jul 25, 2017
Flower power - the meaning of flowers in Asian art by Chan, Dany, author. Flower power - the meaning of flowers in Asian art

"In 1967, the phrase "flower power" transformed the commonplace flower into a Buddhist-inspired symbol of peace. In honor of the fiftieth anniversary of San Francisco's Summer of Love, this book showcases the expressive powers of flowers in Asian arts andcultures. Beginning in ancient times, a language of flowers, where certain blooms suggest specific themes, was communicated in art throughout Asia. Here forty artworks, all drawn from the Asian Art Museum's renowned collection, focus on six cele

Jul 22, 2017
Fodor's essential Israel by Baum, Inbal, author. Fodor's essential Israel

"Israel packs in riches from cherished religious sites to stunning archaeological treasures to spectacular natural wonders. Holy land to Jews, Christians, and Muslims, this is where biblical places like Jerusalem and Galilee come alive. Colorful features in Fodor's Essential Israel help travelers experience all of this and more: awe-inspiring ancient cities, delicious food and wine, and a vibrant contemporary culture."--Amazon.com.

Jul 25, 2017
Food can fix it - the superfood switch to fight fat, defy aging, and eat your way healthy by Oz, Mehmet, 1960- author. Food can fix it - the superfood switch to fight fat, defy aging, and eat your way healthy

Jul 25, 2017
Ford mustang automotive repair manual by Stubblefield, Mike, author. Ford mustang automotive repair manual

Jul 24, 2017
Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable automotive repair manual by Layne, Ken, author. Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable automotive repair manual

Jul 24, 2017
From global to local - the making of things and the end of globalization by Livesey, Finbarr, author. From global to local - the making of things and the end of globalization

"This brilliantly original book dismantles the underlying assumptions that drive the decisions made by companies and governments the world over to show that our shared narrative of the global economy is deeply flawed and, if left unexamined, will lead corporations and countries astray, with dire consequences for us all. For the past fifty years or so, the global economy has been run on three big assumptions: that globalization will continue to spread; that trade is the engine of growth and deve

Jul 22, 2017
From hot mess to blessed by Gillies, Julie K., author. From hot mess to blessed

Jul 21, 2017
From warm center to ragged edge - the erosion of midwestern literary and historical regionalism, 1920-1965 by Lauck, Jon, 1971- author. From warm center to ragged edge - the erosion of midwestern literary and historical regionalism, 1920-1965

"During the half-century after the Civil War, intellectuals and politicians assumed the Midwest to be the font and heart of American culture. Despite the persistence of strong currents of midwestern regionalism during the 1920s and 1930s, the region went into eclipse during the post-World War II era. In the apt language of Minnesota's F. Scott Fitzgerald, the Midwest slid from being the "warm center" of the republic to its "ragged edge." This book explains the factors that triggered the demise o

Jul 21, 2017
Frommer's Easyguide to New York City 2018 by Frommer, Pauline Frommer's Easyguide to New York City 2018

Jul 22, 2017
Frommer's New York City day by day by Frommer, Pauline. Frommer's New York City day by day

Jul 24, 2017
Frommer's Portland day by day by Olson, Donald, 1950- author. Frommer's Portland day by day

Jul 22, 2017
Future war - preparing for the new global battlefield by Latiff, Robert H., author. Future war - preparing for the new global battlefield

Jul 25, 2017
General intellects - twenty-one thinkers for the twenty-first century by Wark, McKenzie, 1961- author. General intellects - twenty-one thinkers for the twenty-first century

Jul 25, 2017
Getting grief right - finding your story of love in the sorrow of loss by O'Malley, Patrick, author. Getting grief right - finding your story of love in the sorrow of loss

"When the New York Times ran Patrick OMalley's story about the loss of his infant son{u2014}and how his inability to "move on" challenged everything he was taught as a psychotherapist{u2014}it inspired an unprecedented flood of gratitude from readers. What he shared was a truth that many have felt but rarely acknowledged by the professionals they turn to: that our grief is not a mental illness to be cured, but part of the abiding connection with the one we've lost" --Amazon.com.

Jul 25, 2017
Ghostly encounters - confessions of a paranormal investigator by Cole, Jeff Scott, author. Ghostly encounters - confessions of a paranormal investigator

Jul 24, 2017
Ghosts - a haunted history by Morton, Lisa, 1958- author. Ghosts - a haunted history

From that cheerful puff of smoke known as Casper to the hunkiest potter living or dead, Sam Wheat, there is probably no more iconic entity in supernatural history than the ghost. And these are just recent examples. From the earliest writings such as the Epic of Gilgamesh to today's ghost-hunting reality TV shows, ghosts have chilled the air of nearly every era and every culture in human history. In this book, Lisa Morton uses her scholarly prowess-more powerful than any proton pack-to wrangle to

Jul 24, 2017
Ghosts and poltergeists - true stories from beyond the grave by Roland, Paul, 1959- author. Ghosts and poltergeists - true stories from beyond the grave

An assortment of recorded sightings from as far back as Roman times. Roland presents a serious look at ghosts as entities with witch we share a greater reality. Matthews explores poltergeists, highlighting their activities, as well as the efforts of researchers to document them and explain their behavior.

Jul 24, 2017
Ghosts of country music - tales of haunted honky-tonks & legendary spectres by Swayne, Matthew L., author. Ghosts of country music - tales of haunted honky-tonks & legendary spectres

Jam out to this compilation of haunted hot spots, creepy curses, and celebrity spirits of country and western music. Presenting the paranormal legacy behind one of America's oldest and most popular genres, Ghosts of Country Music takes a look at legendary musicians and the places where they perform ... even after death. Experience true stories of larger-than-life stars -- including Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, and Johnny Cash -- haunting their favorite homes and stages. Step inside the Music City

Jul 25, 2017

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