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Forged in crisis - the power of courageous leadership in turbulent times by Koehn, Nancy F. (Nancy Fowler), 1959- author. Forged in crisis - the power of courageous leadership in turbulent times

Presents a portrait of five extraordinary figures--Ernest Shackleton, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Rachel Carson--to illuminate how great leaders are made in times of adversity and the diverse skills they summon in order to prevail.

Oct 21, 2017
Foxtrot in Kandahar - a memoir of a CIA Officer in Afghanistan at the inception of America's longest war by Evans, Duane, 1956- author. Foxtrot in Kandahar - a memoir of a CIA Officer in Afghanistan at the inception of America's longest war

"Veteran CIA officer Duane Evans is dispatched to Pakistan to "get something going in the South," still under the Taliban's sway and al-Qa'ida. With no "Southern Alliance" for the U.S. to support, a new strategy is called for. This is the true story of Evans's unexpected journey from the pristine halls of Langley to the badlands of southern Afghanistan. Within hours after he watched the horrors of 9/11 unfold during a chance visit to FBI Headquarters, Evans begins a personal and relentless quest

Oct 19, 2017
France is a feast - the photographic journey of Paul and Julia Child by Prud'homm, Alex, author. France is a feast - the photographic journey of Paul and Julia Child

Through intimate and compelling photographs taken by her husband Paul Child, a gifted photographer, France is a Feast documents how Julia Child first discovered French cooking and the French way of life. Paul and Julia moved to Paris in 1948 where he was cultural attache´ for the US Information Service, and in this role he met Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, Brassai, and other leading lights of the photography world. As Julia recalled: "Paris was wonderfully walkable, and it was a natural su

Oct 21, 2017
Friendship project- the Catholic woman's guide to making and keeping fabulous, faith-filled friends by Faehnle, Michele Friendship project- the Catholic woman's guide to making and keeping fabulous, faith-filled friends

Oct 20, 2017
From classic to contemporary - decorating with Cullman & Kravis by Cullman, Elissa, author. From classic to contemporary - decorating with Cullman & Kravis

"Interior design firm Cullman & Kravis infuses traditional interiors with a modern perspective, embracing historicism and referencing a wide range of cultures and contemporary design motifs. In From Classic to Contemporary: Decorating with Cullman & Kravis, Ellie Cullman and Tracey Pruzan explore the lessons from modernism that add a new and welcome dynamism to the firm's most recent projects, both traditional and modern... The fourteen distinct projects in this book are collaborations between E

Oct 18, 2017
Frommer's San Diego day by day by Mellin, Maribeth, author. Frommer's San Diego day by day

Oct 21, 2017
Game change - the life and death of Steve Montador and the future of hockey by Dryden, Ken, 1947- author. Game change - the life and death of Steve Montador and the future of hockey

Oct 17, 2017
Ghosts of the tsunami - death and life in Japan's disaster zone by Parry, Richard Lloyd, author. Ghosts of the tsunami - death and life in Japan's disaster zone

Oct 21, 2017
GMAT math workbook by Markal, Ender, author. GMAT math workbook

"All GMAT-specific math subjects covered in detail: arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and word problems ; data sufficiency questions and strategies analyzed in depth ; includes subject-specific practice problems and detailed solutions in every chapter ; test taking tips and strategies enable you to maximize your score: --Cover.

Oct 21, 2017
Go back to where you came from - the backlash against immigration and the fate of western democracy by Polakow-Suransky, Sasha, 1979- author. Go back to where you came from - the backlash against immigration and the fate of western democracy

Discusses the new political climate in Europe and the United States where xenophobia and racism have voted Britain out of the EU and catapulted Donald Trump to the presidency.

Oct 17, 2017
Golden days - West's Lakers, Steph's Warriors, and the California dreamers who reinvented basketball by McCallum, Jack, 1949- author. Golden days - West's Lakers, Steph's Warriors, and the California dreamers who reinvented basketball

"The bestselling author of Dream Team tells the interconnected stories of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors and the early-1970s Los Angeles Lakers, two extraordinary teams playing in extraordinary times and linked by one extraordinary man: Jerry West. During their 1971-72 championship season, the L.A. Lakers won thirty-three games in a row, a streak that still stands as the longest and greatest in the history of American professional sports. It was a run of uninterrupted dominance that pred

Oct 21, 2017
Good and angry- redeeming anger, irritation, complaininng, and bitterness by Powlison, David Good and angry- redeeming anger, irritation, complaininng, and bitterness

Oct 20, 2017
Good apples - behind every bite by Futrell, Susan, 1955- author. Good apples - behind every bite

"Apples are so ordinary and so ubiquitous that they are often taken for granted. Yet it is surprisingly challenging to grow and sell such a common fruit. In fact, producing diverse, tasty apples for the market requires almost as much ingenuity and interdependence as building and maintaining a vibrant democracy. Good Apples introduces the geographic, ecological, and economic forces shaping the choices of apple growers, apple pickers, and apple buyers, to illuminate what's at stake in the way we o

Oct 21, 2017
Good soil - manure, compost and nourishment for your garden by Råman, Tina, author. Good soil - manure, compost and nourishment for your garden

Oct 21, 2017
Grand Canyon by Bryant, Kathleen, author. Grand Canyon

Oct 18, 2017
Graze - inspiration for small plates and meandering meals by Lenzer, Suzanne, author. Graze - inspiration for small plates and meandering meals

In Graze, Suzanne dreams up lush as well as simple concoctions from everyday ingredients, taking full advantage of her pantry, fridge, and freezer. Graze is a lesson in shopping as well as cooking. Using the best that markets have to offer and with minimal effort, Suzanne dazzles us with endless combinations and stunning pictures, creating interesting and delectable small plates.

Oct 21, 2017
Green Water Dragons - Plus Sailfin Lizardsd & Basilisks by De Vosjoil, Philippe Green Water Dragons - Plus Sailfin Lizardsd & Basilisks

Oct 21, 2017
Growing perfect vegetables - a visual guide to raising and harvesting prime garden produce by Mel Bartholomew Foundation (COR) Growing perfect vegetables - a visual guide to raising and harvesting prime garden produce

Oct 21, 2017
Guerrilla Tacos - recipes from the streets of L.A. by Avila, Wesley, author. Guerrilla Tacos - recipes from the streets of L.A.

"The definitive word on tacos from native Angeleno Wes Avila of Guerrilla Tacos, whodraws on his Mexican heritage as well as his time in the kitchens of some of the world's best restaurants to create taco perfection. In a town overrun with taco trucks, Wes Avila's Guerrilla Tacos has managed to win almost every accolade there is, from being crowned Best Taco Truck by LA Weekly to being called one of the best things to eat in Los Angeles by living legend Jonathan Gold. Avila's approach stands ou

Oct 19, 2017
Guts - the anatomy of The Walking Dead by Vigna, Paul, author. Guts - the anatomy of The Walking Dead

"So how did a basic cable television show based on Robert Kirkman's graphic comic series, set in an apocalyptic dog-eat-dog world filled with flesh-eating zombies and even scarier human beings, become a ratings juggernaut and cultural phenomenon? Why is the show such a massive hit? In this playful yet comprehensive guide, Vigna dissects every aspect of The Walking Dead to assess its extraordinary success"--

Oct 21, 2017

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