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"You're in the wrong bathroom!" - and 20 other myths and misconceptions about transgender and gender nonconforming people by Erickson-Schroth, Laura, author. "You're in the wrong bathroom!" - and 20 other myths and misconceptions about transgender and gender nonconforming people

Debunks the twenty-one most common myths and misperceptions about transgender issues. From Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner to Thomas Beatie (“the pregnant man”) and transgender youth, coverage of trans lives has been exploding—yet so much misinformation persists. Bringing together the medical, social, psychological, and political aspects of being trans in the United States today, “You’re in the Wrong Bathroom!”: And 20 Other Myths About Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming People unpacks the twen

May 27, 2017
Your pace or mine? - what running taught me about life, laughter and coming last by Jackson, Lisa, author. Your pace or mine? - what running taught me about life, laughter and coming last

Lisa Jackson is a surprising cheerleader for the joys of running: truth be told, she's not just a little bit slow, but often 'last person across the finish line' slow. But that hasn't stopped former fitness-phobe Lisa from becoming a marathon runner at 31 and, more astonishingly, an ultrarunner at 41 - even if she's come last in 17 of 85 marathons and plodded through two 56-mile ultramarathons. This is Lisa's story, but it's also the story of the extraordinary people she has met along the way -

May 26, 2017
Yellowstone treasures - the traveler's companion to the National Park by Chapple, Janet. Yellowstone treasures - the traveler's companion to the National Park

Provided by amazon.com.

May 26, 2017
The wisdom of finance - discovering humanity in the world of risk and return by Desai, Mihir A. (Mihir Arvind), 1968- author. The wisdom of finance - discovering humanity in the world of risk and return

The Harvard Business School professor draws upon literature, film, philosophy, and history to argue that, at the core of finance and financial practices, there is a place for principles, ethics, and humanity.

May 26, 2017
Unexpected recoveries - seven steps to healing body, mind, & soul when serious illness strikes by Monte, Tom, author. Unexpected recoveries - seven steps to healing body, mind, & soul when serious illness strikes

"This book combines modern medical know-how, ancient healing practices, and a healing diet to provide a comprehensive and practical guidebook for physical, emotional, and spiritual recovery--based on hundreds of documented cases, from cancer to heart disease and more."--Back and front covers.

May 26, 2017
Totality - the great American eclipses of 2017 and 2024 by Littmann, Mark, 1939- author. Totality - the great American eclipses of 2017 and 2024

May 26, 2017
Toltecs of the new millennium by Sánchez, Víctor, 1961- Toltecs of the new millennium

Counter Victor Sanchez offers us a rare glimpse into the life and practice of Toltec spiritual warriors. Tracing their lineage to a time before the Aztec, the Toltec recognize Earth as a living being, share a profound communion with their land, and demonstrate unusual powers of perception. Sanchez describes the Toltec tradition living on in the practice of contemporary indigenous people of Mexico, and explains how this wisdom is available to sincere readers. Learn how their indigenous survival s

May 26, 2017
Television series of the 1970s - essential facts and quirky details by Terrace, Vincent, 1948- author. Television series of the 1970s - essential facts and quirky details

From Archie Bunker to John-Boy Walton, this book profiles characters who were featured in some of the most popular television shows of the 1970s. Each entry includes personal details that were revealed during each show's run: names, addresses, maiden names, nicknames, date of births, phone numbers, relatives, and other fascinating details.

May 26, 2017
Stitch, fabric & thread - an inspirational guide for creative stitchers by Healey, Elizabeth, author. Stitch, fabric & thread - an inspirational guide for creative stitchers

This inventive book is a treasure trove of over 40 inspiring practical exercises, a rich and creative exploration of fabric and stitch, and a fascinating all-round read. The exercises draw inspiration from around the world: create corded works of art inspired by Milton Glaser's iconic Bob Dylan album cover; create bold embroidered African masks; layer up and cut away to create Mola applique; use bleach and fabric paint to create Aboriginal dreamtime lizards; create knotted works of art inspired

May 26, 2017
Star, branch, spiral, fan - learn to draw from nature's perfect design structures by James, Yellena, author. Star, branch, spiral, fan - learn to draw from nature's perfect design structures

Provided by amazon.com.

May 26, 2017
The soul of the First Amendment by Abrams, Floyd, author. The soul of the First Amendment

"A lively and controversial overview by the nation's most celebrated First Amendment lawyer of the unique protections for freedom of speech in America... The right of Americans to voice their beliefs without government approval or oversight is protected under what may well be the most honored and least understood addendum to the US Constitution: the First Amendment. Floyd Abrams, a noted lawyer and award-winning legal scholar specializing in First Amendment issues, examines the degree to which A

May 26, 2017
Small gas engine repair by Dempsey, Paul (Paul K.), author. Small gas engine repair

"Fully updated to reflect the latest technologies, this best-selling guide shows how to troubleshoot and repair the engines found in household devices--including lawnmowers, garden tractors, portable generators, and handheld tools. Written by a master mechanic, Small Gas Engine Repair, Fourth Edition, provides easy-to-follow, fully illustrated instructions for complicated diagnostic and repair procedures. The book suggests money-saving alternatives to expensive factory tools and overpriced repla

May 26, 2017
Shake it up - great American writing on rock and pop from Elvis to Jay Z by Shake it up - great American writing on rock and pop from Elvis to Jay Z

"Jonathan Lethem and Kevin Dettmar's Shake It Up invites the reader into the tumult and excitement of the rock revolution through fifty landmark pieces by a supergroup of writers on rock in all its variety, from heavy metal to disco, punk to hip-hop. Stanley Booth describes a recording session with Otis Redding; Ellen Willis traces the meteoric career of Janis Joplin; Ellen Sander recalls the chaotic world of Led Zeppelin on tour; Nick Tosches etches a portrait of the young Jerry Lee Lewis; Eve

May 26, 2017
Resilient grieving - finding strength and embracing life after a loss that changes everything by Hone, Lucy, author. Resilient grieving - finding strength and embracing life after a loss that changes everything

May 26, 2017
The Raqqa diaries - escape from "Islamic State" by Samer, author. The Raqqa diaries - escape from "Islamic State"

May 26, 2017
Queer, there, and everywhere - 23 people who changed the world by Prager, Sarah, 1986- author. Queer, there, and everywhere - 23 people who changed the world

A LGBTQ chronicle for teens shares hip, engaging facts about 23 influential gender-ambiguous notables from the era of the Roman Empire to the present, exploring how they defied convention to promote civil rights, pursue relationships on their own terms and shape culture.

May 26, 2017
Paleo in a nutshell - living & eating the way nature intended by Bond, Geoff, author. Paleo in a nutshell - living & eating the way nature intended

May 26, 2017
Nothing Good Happens at . . . the Baby Hospital - The Strange, Silly World of Pediatric Brain Surgery by Fulkerson, Daniel, author. Nothing Good Happens at . . . the Baby Hospital - The Strange, Silly World of Pediatric Brain Surgery

Provided by amazon.com.

May 26, 2017
Murder in Matera - a true story of passion, family, and forgiveness in Southern Italy by Stapinski, Helene, author. Murder in Matera - a true story of passion, family, and forgiveness in Southern Italy

"Since childhood, Helene Stapinski heard lurid tales about her great-great-grandmother, Vita. In Southern Italy, she was a loose woman who had murdered someone. Immigrating to America with three children, she lost one along the way. Helene's youthful obsession with Vita deepened as she grew up, eventually propelling the journalist to Italy, where, with her own children in tow, she pursued the story, determined to set the record straight" -- provided by publisher.

May 26, 2017
Migrant, refugee, smuggler, savior by Tinti, Peter, author. Migrant, refugee, smuggler, savior

When states, charities, and NGOs either ignore or are overwhelmed by movement of people on a vast scale, criminal networks step into the breach. This book explains what happens next.

May 26, 2017

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