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The Great Wall of China and the Salton Sea - monuments, missteps, and the audacity of ambition by Rathbun, Russell, author. The Great Wall of China and the Salton Sea - monuments, missteps, and the audacity of ambition

We've been building and making things ever since we stumbled out of Paradise. Some of those things are incredible continuations of God's creation, while others are nothing but ambitious catastrophes. We continue making, says Russell Rathbun, but we've lost ourselves in the process. So how do we find ourselves again--rebuild our connections to each other, the earth, maybe even God? In search of an answer, Rathbun drives cross-country to the Salton Sea and takes a trip to China's Great Wall, inter

May 20, 2017
The great leveler - violence and the history of inequality from the Stone Age to the twenty-first century by Scheidel, Walter, 1966- author. The great leveler - violence and the history of inequality from the Stone Age to the twenty-first century

"Are mass violence and catastrophes the only forces that can seriously decrease economic inequality? To judge by thousands of years of history, the answer is yes. Tracing the global history of inequality from the Stone Age to today, Walter Scheidel shows that inequality never dies peacefully. Inequality declines when carnage and disaster strike and increases when peace and stability return. The Great Leveler is the first book to chart the crucial role of violent shocks in reducing inequality ove

May 20, 2017
The great cat and dog massacre - the real story of World War Two's unknown tragedy by Kean, Hilda, author. The great cat and dog massacre - the real story of World War Two's unknown tragedy

Provided by amazon.com.

May 26, 2017
The Gospel in Gerard Manley Hopkins - selections from his poems, letters, journals, and spiritual writings by Hopkins, Gerard Manley, 1844-1889, author. The Gospel in Gerard Manley Hopkins - selections from his poems, letters, journals, and spiritual writings

May 19, 2017
The golden secrets of lettering - letter design from first sketch to final artwork by Flor, Martina, author. The golden secrets of lettering - letter design from first sketch to final artwork

May 19, 2017
The general's niece - the little-known de Gaulle who fought to free occupied France by Bowers, Paige, author. The general's niece - the little-known de Gaulle who fought to free occupied France

May 19, 2017
The future of happiness - five modern strategies for balancing productivity and well-being in the digital era by Blankson, Amy. The future of happiness - five modern strategies for balancing productivity and well-being in the digital era

"Technology-at least in theory-is improving our productivity, efficiency, and communication. The one thing it's not doing is making us happier. We are experiencing historically high levels of depression and dissatisfaction. But it doesn't have to be thatway. Technology can drive-not diminish-human happiness. Our brains receive 11 million bits of information every second but can only process 40 bits at any given time. Thanks to the latest technology, you have a say in what information you consum

May 19, 2017
The financial diaries - how American families cope in a world of uncertainty by Morduch, Jonathan, author. The financial diaries - how American families cope in a world of uncertainty

Deep within the American Dream lies the belief that hard work and steady saving will ensure a comfortable retirement and a better life for one's children. But in a nation experiencing unprecedented prosperity, even for many families who seem to be doing everything right, this ideal is still out of reach. Authors Jonathan Morduch and Rachel Schneider draw on the U.S. Financial Diaries, a project which follows the lives of 235 low- and middle-income families as they navigate through a year. Throug

May 20, 2017
The exile - the stunning inside story of Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda in flight by Scott-Clark, Cathy, 1965- author. The exile - the stunning inside story of Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda in flight

May 19, 2017
The essential Wayne Dyer collection / Includes the All-time International Bestsellers the Power of Intention Inspiration and Excuses Begone! by Dyer, Wayne W, author. The essential Wayne Dyer collection / Includes the All-time International Bestsellers the Power of Intention Inspiration and Excuses Begone!

May 19, 2017
The darkening web - the war for cyberspace by Klimburg, Alexander, 1976- author. The darkening web - the war for cyberspace

May 19, 2017
The cross - history, art, and controversy by Jensen, Robin Margaret, 1952- author. The cross - history, art, and controversy

Provided by publisher

May 26, 2017
The Crimean nexus - Putin's war and the clash of civilizations by Pleshakov, Konstantin, author. The Crimean nexus - Putin's war and the clash of civilizations

Provides an account of the major international crisis in Crimea and explains the missteps made on all sides.

May 20, 2017
The creative writer. Level three, Building your craft by Fishman, Boris, 1979- The creative writer. Level three, Building your craft

Provided by amazon.com.

May 22, 2017
The creative writer - level one- five finger exercises by Fishman, Boris, 1979- The creative writer - level one- five finger exercises

May 20, 2017
The Clean Money Revolution - Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism by Solomon, Joel/ Bridge, Tyee (CON) The Clean Money Revolution - Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism

May 19, 2017
The cellulite myth - it's not fat, it's fascia! by Black, Ashley, author. The cellulite myth - it's not fat, it's fascia!

Presents exercises intended to rid the body of cellulite by manipulating fascia.

May 20, 2017
The cell - discovering the microscopic world that determines our health, our consciousness, and our future by Rappoport, Joshua Z., 1974- author. The cell - discovering the microscopic world that determines our health, our consciousness, and our future

"Your body has trillions of cells, and each one has the complexity and dynamism of a city. Your life, your thoughts, your diseases, and your health are all the function of cells. But what do you really know about what goes on inside you? The last time most people thought about cells in any detail was probably in high school or a college general biology class. But the field of cell biology has advanced incredibly rapidly in recent decades, and a great deal of what we may have learned in high scho

May 20, 2017
The Book of Matcha - Superfood Recipes for Green Tea Powder by Cheadle, Louise/ Kilby, Nick The Book of Matcha - Superfood Recipes for Green Tea Powder

May 19, 2017
The Big Divide Travel Guide - A Travel Guide to Historic and Civil War Sites in the Missouri-Kansas Border Region by Eickhoff, Diane/ Barnhart, Aaron The Big Divide Travel Guide - A Travel Guide to Historic and Civil War Sites in the Missouri-Kansas Border Region

May 19, 2017

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