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A man named Dave - a story of triumph and forgiveness by Pelzer, David J. A man named Dave - a story of triumph and forgiveness

"All those years you tried your best to break me, and I'm still here. One day you'll see, I'm going to make something of myself." These words were Dave Pelzer's declaration of independence to his mother, and they represented the ultimate act of self reliance. Dave's father never intervened as his mother abused him with shocking brutality.

Oct 18, 2017
Love that lasts - how we discovered God's better way for love, dating, marriage, and sex by Bethke, Jefferson, author. Love that lasts - how we discovered God's better way for love, dating, marriage, and sex

"In Love That Lasts, New York Times bestselling author of Jesus > Religion Jefferson Bethke and his wife, Alyssa, expose the distorted views of love that permeate our culture and damage our hearts, minds, and souls. Drawing from Jeff’s “prodigal son” personal history and from Alyssa’s “True Love Waits” experience, the Bethkes point to a third and better way. Blending personal storytelling with biblical teaching, they offer readers an inspiring, realistic vision of love, dating, marriage, and sex

Oct 18, 2017
Leopard warrior - a journey into the African teachings of ancestry, instinct, and dreams by Lockley, John, author. Leopard warrior - a journey into the African teachings of ancestry, instinct, and dreams

Oct 18, 2017
Lauren Greenfield - Generation Wealth by Lauren Greenfield - Generation Wealth

"Lauren Greenfield: Generation Wealth is both a retrospective and an investigation into the subject of wealth over the last twenty-five years. Greenfield has traveled the world - from Los Angeles to Moscow, Dubai to China - bearing witness to the global boom-and-bust economy and documenting its complicated consequences. Provoking serious reflection, this book is not about the rich, but about the desire to be wealthy, at any cost".

Oct 18, 2017
The last Chicago boss - my life with the Chicago Outlaws Motorcycle Club by James, Peter, 1954 April 25- author. The last Chicago boss - my life with the Chicago Outlaws Motorcycle Club

"A legend in the biker community, Peter 'Big Pete' James was the most revered gangster in the Chicagoland Outlaws. He first perfected his skills with the Hells Angels, the Outlaws' chief rival, before persuading thousands of disgruntled members from splintered Outlaw Clubs to unite. Together they formed a powerful criminal syndicate involved in extortion, contract murders, drugs and arms trafficking, money laundering, and assassinations. Then a shocking medical diagnosis knocked James sideways,

Oct 18, 2017
Keto for cancer - ketogenic metabolic therapy as a targeted nutritional strategy by Kalamian, Miriam, author. Keto for cancer - ketogenic metabolic therapy as a targeted nutritional strategy

"A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Practitioners. Although evidence supporting the benefits of ketogenic diet therapies continues to mount, there is little to guide those who wish to adopt this diet as a metabolic therapy for cancer. Keto for Cancer fills this need. Inspired by the work of Dr. Thomas N. Seyfried, PhD, nutritionist Miriam Kalamian has written the first book to lay out comprehensive guidelines that specifically address the many challenges associated with cancer, and particula

Oct 18, 2017
Jet set - the people, the planes, the glamour, and the romance in aviation's glory years by Stadiem, William, author. Jet set - the people, the planes, the glamour, and the romance in aviation's glory years

"In October 1958, Pan American World Airways began making regularly scheduled flights between New York and Paris, courtesy of its newly minted wonder jet, the Boeing 707. Almost overnight, the moneyed celebrities of the era made Europe their playground. At the same time, the dream of international travel came true for thousands of ordinary Americans who longed to emulate the "jet set" lifestyle. Bestselling author and Vanity Fair contributor William Stadiem brings that Jet Age dream to life agai

Oct 18, 2017
International Space Station - architecture beyond earth by Nixon, David, 1947- author. International Space Station - architecture beyond earth

Oct 18, 2017
The intelligence of the cosmos - Why are we here? - New answers from the frontiers of science by The intelligence of the cosmos - Why are we here? - New answers from the frontiers of science

From the cutting edge of science and living spirituality: a guide to understanding our identity and purpose in the world. Outlines the new understanding of matter and mind coming to light at the cutting edge of physics and consciousness research. Explains how we can evolve consciously, become connected with each other, and flourish on this planet. Includes contributions from Maria Sagi, Kingsley L. Dennis, Emanuel Kuntzelman, Dawna Jones, Shamik Desai, Garry Jacobs, and John R. Audette. For the

Oct 18, 2017
Inside track for independent filmmakers - get your movie made, get your movie seen by Leipzig, Adam, author. Inside track for independent filmmakers - get your movie made, get your movie seen

"It's really hard to get your movie made, and more than 90% of the movies that get made never get seen. What's an aspiring filmmaker to do? ... With 11 inside tracks and 99 step-by-step tips, you'll discover time-saving ... shortcuts - everything you need to approach financiers, actors, agents, distributors and even self-distribute like a savvy professional. Written in straightforward, everyday language, this concise volume tells you exactly what you need to do to get your movie made and find th

Oct 18, 2017
Indian Instant Pot cookbook - traditional Indian dishes made easy & fast by Pitre, Urvashi, author. Indian Instant Pot cookbook - traditional Indian dishes made easy & fast

Oct 18, 2017
Immunization - how vaccines became controversial by Blume, Stuart S., 1942- author. Immunization - how vaccines became controversial

Vaccines have helped mankind to tackle the dire threat of infectious disease for more than a hundred years. They become key tools of public health and scientists are charged with developing them as quickly as possible to combat the emergence of new diseases like Zika, SARS, and Ebola. But why are growing numbers of parents all over the world now questioning the wisdom of having their children vaccinated? Why have public-sector vaccine producers been sold off? And can we trust the multinational c

Oct 18, 2017
Iced in - ten days trapped on the edge of Antarctica. by Turney, Chris, 1973- Iced in - ten days trapped on the edge of Antarctica.

On Christmas Eve 2013, off the coast of East Antarctica, an abrupt weather change trapped the Shokalskiy-- the ship carrying earth scientist Chris Turney and seventy-one others involved in the Australasian Antarctic Expedition--in a densely packed armada of sea ice, 1400 miles from civilization. With the ship's hull breached and steerage lost, the wind threatened to drive the vessel into the frozen continent, smashing it to pieces. If nearby floating icebergs picked up speed, they could cause a

Oct 18, 2017
The IBS elimination diet and cookbook - the low-FODMAP plan for eating well and feeling great by Catsos, Patsy, author. The IBS elimination diet and cookbook - the low-FODMAP plan for eating well and feeling great

Oct 18, 2017
Hug everyone you know - a year of community, courage, and cancer by Martin, Antoinette Truglio Hug everyone you know - a year of community, courage, and cancer

Oct 18, 2017
How we won & lost the war in Afghanistan - two years in the Pashtun homeland by Grindle, Douglas, author. How we won & lost the war in Afghanistan - two years in the Pashtun homeland

Douglas Grindle provides a firsthand account of how the war in Afghanistan was won in a rural district south of Kandahar City and how the newly created peace slipped away when vital resources failed to materialize and the United States headed for the exit. By placing the reader at the heart of the American counterinsurgency effort, Grindle reveals little-known incidents, including the failure of expensive aid programs to target local needs, the slow throttling of local government as official fun

Oct 18, 2017
How to talk to absolutely anyone - confident communication for work, lie and relationships by Rhodes, Mark, 1966- author. How to talk to absolutely anyone - confident communication for work, lie and relationships

Oct 18, 2017
How to handle your emotions by Hunt, June. How to handle your emotions

Every person struggles with the common emotions related to...anger, depression, fear, rejection, self-worth. How can we prevent negative emotions from getting the best of us? Longtime biblical counselor June Hunt looks to the Bible for the answers, offering compassionate guidance that encourages the heart and offers hope for even the most difficult situations. Each of the above topics is explored in four parts, examining the definitions, the characteristics, the causes, and the solutions that en

Oct 18, 2017
Horses of the world by Rousseau, Élise, 1977- author. Horses of the world

Horses of the World is a comprehensive, large-format overview of 570 breeds of domestic and extant wild horses, including hybrids between the two and between domestic breeds and other equids, such as zebras. This beautifully illustrated and detailed guide covers the origins of modern horses, anatomy and physiology, variation in breeds, and modern equestrian practices. The treatment of breeds is organized by country within broader geographical regions--from Eurasia through Australasia and to the

Oct 18, 2017
Ham by Fowler, Damon Lee, author. Ham

Oct 18, 2017

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