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Project Apollo - the Moon landings, 1968-1972 by Reichl, Eugen, author. Project Apollo - the Moon landings, 1968-1972

Oct 13, 2017
Project management by Portny, Stanley E. (Stanley Erwin), author. Project management

Oct 12, 2017
Protecting your assets from probate and long-term care - don't let the system bankrupt you and your loved ones by Farr, Evan H, author. Protecting your assets from probate and long-term care - don't let the system bankrupt you and your loved ones

Oct 13, 2017
Protecting your children online - what you need to know about online threats to your children by McCabe, Kimberly A., 1965- author. Protecting your children online - what you need to know about online threats to your children

Addresses several types of cyber crimes, ranging from child pornography and solicitation to cyberbullying, cyberstalking, and sexting, giving parents the necessary information they need to protect their children in cyberspace. This book builds on the historical efforts to reduce child abuse in the United States and looks at the limitations of these efforts when attempting to address child abuse in cyberspace. By identifying these different types of cybercrimes against children, and offering the

Oct 12, 2017
Protestants abroad - how missionaries tried to change the world but changed America by Hollinger, David A., author. Protestants abroad - how missionaries tried to change the world but changed America

Oct 12, 2017
Python machine learning - machine learning and deep learning with Python, scikit-learn, and TensorFlow by Raschka, Sebastian, author. Python machine learning - machine learning and deep learning with Python, scikit-learn, and TensorFlow

Oct 14, 2017
Quackery - a brief history of the worst ways to cure everything by Kang, Lydia, author. Quackery - a brief history of the worst ways to cure everything

"What won't we try in our quest for perfect health, beauty, and the fountain of youth? Well, just imagine a time when doctors prescribed morphine for crying infants. When liquefied gold was touted as immortality in a glass. And when strychnine--yes, that strychnine, the one used in rat poison--was dosed like Viagra. Looking back with fascination, horror, and not a little dash of dark, knowing humor, Quackery recounts the lively, at times unbelievable, history of medical misfires and malpractices

Oct 18, 2017
Quick & legal will book by Clifford, Denis, author. Quick & legal will book

Oct 13, 2017
Quilt as-you-go made vintage - 51 blocks, 9 projects, 3 joining methods by Brandvig, Jera, 1985- author. Quilt as-you-go made vintage - 51 blocks, 9 projects, 3 joining methods

Features 51 mix-and-match quilt blocks and an innovative quilt-as-you-go technique to make timeless, vintage-style quilts.

Oct 18, 2017
Rainy Lake House - twilight of empire on the northern frontier by Catton, Theodore, author. Rainy Lake House - twilight of empire on the northern frontier

"In September 1823, three men met at Rainy Lake House, a Hudson's Bay Company trading post near the Boundary Waters. Dr. John McLoughlin, the proprietor of Rainy Lake House, was in charge of the borderlands west of Lake Superior, where he was tasked with opposing the petty traders who operated out of US territory. Major Stephen H. Long, an officer in the US Army Topographical Engineers, was there on an expedition to explore the wooded borderlands west of Lake Superior and the northern prairies f

Oct 12, 2017
Rasika - flavors of India by Rasika - flavors of India

A vibrant and sumptuous cookbook of innovative recipes and reinvented classics of modern Indian cuisine. Using traditional techniques as jumping-off points, Rasika incorporates local, seasonal ingredients to reinterpret dishes from one of the world's richest and most varied cuisines. Inventive recipes like squash samosas, avocado chaat with banana, eggplant and sweet potato lasagna, and masala chai cre`me bru^le´e accompany reimagined classics including chicken tikka masala, grilled mango shrimp

Oct 12, 2017
Reckless daughter - a portrait of Joni Mitchell by Yaffe, David, 1973- author. Reckless daughter - a portrait of Joni Mitchell

"Joni Mitchell may be the most influential female recording artist and composer of the late twentieth century. In Reckless Daughter, the music critic David Yaffe tells the remarkable, heart-wrenching story of how the blond girl with the guitar became a superstar of folk music in the 1960s, a key figure in the Laurel Canyon music scene of the 1970s, and the songwriter who spoke resonantly to, and for, audiences across the country. A Canadian prairie girl, a free-spirited artist, Mitchell never wa

Oct 17, 2017
Red & White Quilting - An Iconic Tradition in 40 Blocks by Pumphrey, Linda Red & White Quilting - An Iconic Tradition in 40 Blocks

Oct 13, 2017
Red famine - Stalin's war on Ukraine by Applebaum, Anne, 1964- author. Red famine - Stalin's war on Ukraine

"In 1929 Stalin launched his policy of agricultural collectivization--in effect a second Russian revolution--which forced millions of peasants off their land and onto collective farms. The result was a catastrophic famine, the most lethal in European history. At least five million people died between 1931 and 1933 in the USSR. But instead of sending relief the Soviet state made use of the catastrophe to rid itself of a political problem. In Red Famine, Anne Applebaum argues that more than three

Oct 12, 2017
Red wine - the comprehensive guide to the 50 essential varieties & styles by Zraly, Kevin, author. Red wine - the comprehensive guide to the 50 essential varieties & styles

"Written by three noted wine experts, this compendium tells the story of red wine through 50 varietals and styles. Generously illustrated, it gives tasting profiles and notes, examples of red wines from countries throughout the world, as well as recommended wines. Also featured are words of experience from winemakers"--

Oct 13, 2017
Reflections on mortality - insights into meaningful living by Brooks, Robert B., author. Reflections on mortality - insights into meaningful living

Many of us fill our lives with so much work, entertainment, and fluff that we fail to consider the reality that our personal journeys on earth must someday come to an end. This collection of essays and articles points out that human existence is a fragile, terminal gift. Accepting that encourages us to live dynamic, purposeful lives. Combining insights from thought leaders in the fields of medicine, mental health, and religion, as well as hospice, funeral directors, and those who have faced life

Oct 18, 2017
Replenish - the virtuous cycle of water and prosperity by Postel, Sandra, author. Replenish - the virtuous cycle of water and prosperity

Sandra Postel takes readers around the world to explore water projects that work with, rather than against, nature's rhythms. In New Mexico, forest rehabilitation is safeguarding drinking water; along the Mississippi River, farmers are planting cover crops to reduce polluted runoff; and in China, "sponge cities" are capturing rainwater to curb urban flooding. Efforts like these will be essential as climate change disrupts both weather patterns and the models on which we base our infrastructure.

Oct 18, 2017
Rescued - what second-chance dogs teach us about living with purpose, loving with abandon, and finding joy in the little things by Zheutlin, Peter, author. Rescued - what second-chance dogs teach us about living with purpose, loving with abandon, and finding joy in the little things

"In the follow-up to his New York Times bestseller Rescue Road, acclaimed journalist Peter Zheutlin offers a heartwarming and often humorous new look into the world of rescue dogs. Sharing lessons from his own experiences adopting dogs with large personalities as well as stories and advice from dozens of families and rescue advocates, Zheutlin reveals the often surprising and inspiring life lessons rescue dogs teach us."--

Oct 18, 2017
Righteous indignation - excuse me while I save the world! by Breitbart, Andrew. Righteous indignation - excuse me while I save the world!

"Known for his network of conservative Web sites ... the love-hate relationship between Breitbart and the media has turned him into one of the most polarizing figures of our time"--Page 4 of cover.

Oct 12, 2017
Rise Up - How to Build a Socially Conscious Business by Stoddard, Russ Rise Up - How to Build a Socially Conscious Business

Oct 13, 2017

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