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The inheritance of shame - a memoir by Gajdics, Peter, author. The inheritance of shame - a memoir

"The Inheritance of Shame details the six years author Peter Gajdics spent in a bizarre form of conversion therapy that attempted to "cure" him of his homosexuality. Kept with other patients in a cult-like home in British Columbia, Canada, Gajdics was under the authority of a dominating, rogue psychiatrist who controlled his patients, in part, by creating and exploiting a false sense of family. Juxtaposed against his parents' tormented past -- his mother's incarceration and escape from a communi

Jun 26, 2017
The illustrated guide to massage and aromatherapy - a practical guide to achieving relaxation and well-being using top-to-toe body massage and essential oils, with over 1500 step-by-step photographs by The illustrated guide to massage and aromatherapy - a practical guide to achieving relaxation and well-being using top-to-toe body massage and essential oils, with over 1500 step-by-step photographs

This is a beautiful illustrated book with an in-depth knowledge of massage and aromatherapy.

Jun 26, 2017
The human body in minutes by Jackson, Tom, 1972- author. The human body in minutes

Provided by amazon.com.

Jun 26, 2017
The homemade ice cream recipe book - old-fashioned all-American treats for your ice cream maker by Donovan, Robin, author. The homemade ice cream recipe book - old-fashioned all-American treats for your ice cream maker

Provided by amazon.com.

Jun 26, 2017
The Harvard Medical School guide to yoga - 8 weeks to strength, awareness, and flexibility by Wei, Marlynn, author. The Harvard Medical School guide to yoga - 8 weeks to strength, awareness, and flexibility

"In partnership with Harvard Health Publications: a simple, scientifically-based, 8-week yoga program that integrates the physical postures of yoga with self-reflection, yoga breathing, teachings, and meditation for overall health and wellness"--

Jun 21, 2017
The Greenhouse cookbook - plant-based eating and DIY juicing by Knight, Emma L., author. The Greenhouse cookbook - plant-based eating and DIY juicing

"From the founders of Greenhouse Juice Co., this collection of 100 easy recipes--50 to eat with a fork, spoon, or your fingers, and 50 to serve in a glass--makes eating and drinking more plants effortless. From breakfasts both quick and leisurely to satisfying lunches and weekday-friendly dinners, the food recipes in this collection prove how simple it can be to create delicious and even decadent plant-based meals to delight omnivores and vegetarians alike. Canada's leading cold-pressed juice st

Jun 26, 2017
The Girl in the Show - Three Generations of Comedy, Culture, and Feminism by Fields, Anna The Girl in the Show - Three Generations of Comedy, Culture, and Feminism

Jun 22, 2017
The future of the professions - how technology will transform the work of human experts by Susskind, Richard E., author. The future of the professions - how technology will transform the work of human experts

"This book sets out two futures for the professions. Both rest on technology. One is reassuringly familiar. It is a more efficient version of what we have today. The second is transformational--a gradual replacement of professionals by increasingly capable systems. Based on the authors' in-depth research of more than ten professions, and illustrated by numerous examples from each, this ... is the first book to assess and question the relevance of the professions in the 21st century."--Cover.

Jun 21, 2017
The Futilitarians - Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading by Gisleson, Anne The Futilitarians - Our Year of Thinking, Drinking, Grieving, and Reading

Jun 22, 2017
The fine art of paper flowers - a guide to making beautiful and lifelike botanicals by Turner, Tiffanie, author. The fine art of paper flowers - a guide to making beautiful and lifelike botanicals

Jun 22, 2017
The Fall of the House of Fifa - The Multimillion-dollar Corruption at the Heart of Global Soccer by Conn, David The Fall of the House of Fifa - The Multimillion-dollar Corruption at the Heart of Global Soccer

Jun 22, 2017
The End of Alzheimer's - The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline by Bredesen, Dale The End of Alzheimer's - The First Program to Prevent and Reverse Cognitive Decline

Jun 22, 2017
The ear book - a complete guide to ear disorders and health by Balkany, Thomas J., author. The ear book - a complete guide to ear disorders and health

"Intricately shaped and amazingly sensitive, ears are the organs of hearing and balance. When something goes wrong with the ears--whether infection or cancer, eardrum perforation or hearing loss--our overall well-being is generally disturbed. In The Ear Book, Drs. Thomas J. Balkany and Kevin D. Brown, recognized experts on ears and hearing, explain how the anatomy of the ear facilitates hearing and balance and then examine the causes, symptoms, and treatment of common problems of the outer, midd

Jun 20, 2017
The Dogs of Avalon - The Race to Save Animals in Peril by Schenone, Laura The Dogs of Avalon - The Race to Save Animals in Peril

Jun 22, 2017
The dead march - a history of the Mexican-American War by Guardino, Peter F., 1963- author. The dead march - a history of the Mexican-American War

Provided by publisher

Jun 22, 2017
The Dawn of Christianity - People and Gods in a Time of Magic and Miracles by Knapp, Robert The Dawn of Christianity - People and Gods in a Time of Magic and Miracles

Jun 22, 2017
The crucible of Islam by Bowersock, G. W. (Glen Warren), 1936- author. The crucible of Islam

Little is known about Arabia in the sixth century CE. Yet from this distant time and place emerged a faith and an empire that stretched from the Iberian peninsula to India. Today, Muslims account for nearly a quarter of the global population. G. W. Bowersock seeks to illuminate this most obscure and yet most dynamic period in the history of Islam--from the mid-sixth to mid-seventh century--exploring why arid Arabia proved to be such fertile ground for Muhammad's prophetic message, and why that m

Jun 22, 2017
The complete illustrated world encyclopedia of insects - a natural history and identification guide to beetles, flies, bees, wasps, mayflies, dragonflies, cockroaches, mantids, earwigs, ants and many more ; featuring 650 arthropods, including common... The complete illustrated world encyclopedia of insects - a natural history and identification guide to beetles, flies, bees, wasps, mayflies, dragonflies, cockroaches, mantids, earwigs, ants and many more ; featuring 650 arthropods, including common insec

An authoritative visual dictionary of every order of the insect world including beetles, cockroaches, flies, crickets, wasps, bees, moths and butterflies, as well as spiders, mites, ticks, centipedes and microscopic creatures. Includes an in-depth look at insect defense methods such as camouflage, claws for nipping, mouthparts for biting and chewing, stings, hissing noises and warning colors that suggest danger to deter predators.

Jun 26, 2017
The chick and the dead - life and death behind mortuary doors by Valentine, Carla, author. The chick and the dead - life and death behind mortuary doors

"Carla Valentine works with the dead. After studying forensics, she assisted pathologists with post-mortems for years before becoming the curator of the world's most famous pathology museum. When it comes to death, she truly is an expert, and in this bookshe shares that expertise. Using the most common post-mortem process as the backbone of the narrative, The Chick and the Dead takes the reader through the process of an autopsy while also describing the history and changing cultures of our relat

Jun 22, 2017
The Biggest Prison on Earth - A History of the Occupied Territories by Pappe, Ilan The Biggest Prison on Earth - A History of the Occupied Territories

Jun 22, 2017

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