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The hue and cry at our house - a year remembered by Taylor, Benjamin, 1952- author. The hue and cry at our house - a year remembered

May 22, 2017
The kid - the immortal life of Ted Williams by Bradlee, Ben, Jr. The kid - the immortal life of Ted Williams

Ted Williams was the best hitter in baseball history. His batting average of .406 in 1941 has not been topped since, and no player who has hit more than five hundred home runs has a higher career batting average. Those totals would have been even higher if Williams had not left baseball for nearly five years in the prime of his career to serve as a Marine pilot in World War II and Korea. He hit home runs farther than any player before him, and traveled a long way himself, as this biography revea

May 20, 2017
The long run - a memoir of loss and life in motion by Menzies-Pike, Catriona, author. The long run - a memoir of loss and life in motion

"An unlikely convert to distance running finds her way through grief and into the untold history of women and running. Thirty-year-old Catriona Menzies-Pike defined herself in many ways: voracious reader, pub crawler, feminist, backpacker, and, since her parents' deaths a decade earlier, orphan. "Runner" was nowhere near the list. Yet when she began training for a half marathon on a whim, she found herself an instant convert. Soon she realized that running, "a pace suited to the precarious labor

May 22, 2017
The loyal son - the war in Ben Franklin's house by Epstein, Daniel Mark, author. The loyal son - the war in Ben Franklin's house

Ben Franklin is the most lovable of America’s founding fathers. His wit, his charm, his inventiveness—even his grandfatherly appearance—are legendary. But this image obscures the scandals that dogged him throughout his life. In The Loyal Son, award-winning historian Daniel Mark Epstein throws the spotlight on one of the more enigmatic aspects of Franklin’s biography: his complex and confounding relationship with his illegitimate son William. When he was twenty-four, Franklin fathered a child wit

May 27, 2017
The make-up manual - your beauty guide for brows, eyes, skin, lips and more by Potter-Dixon, Lisa, author. The make-up manual - your beauty guide for brows, eyes, skin, lips and more

Provided by amazon.com.

May 20, 2017
The manager's path - a guide for tech leaders navigating growth and change by Fournier, Camille, author. The manager's path - a guide for tech leaders navigating growth and change

May 20, 2017
The many deaths of Jew Süss - the notorious trial and execution of an eighteenth-century court Jew by Mintzker, Yair, author. The many deaths of Jew Süss - the notorious trial and execution of an eighteenth-century court Jew

May 26, 2017
The marriage bureau - the true story of how two matchmakers arranged love in wartime London by Halson, Penrose, author. The marriage bureau - the true story of how two matchmakers arranged love in wartime London

"In the spring of 1939, with the Second World War looming, two determined twenty-four-year-olds, Heather Jenner and Mary Oliver, decided to open a marriage bureau. They found a tiny office on London's Bond Street and set about the delicate business of matchmaking. Drawing on the bureau's extensive archives, Penrose Halson—who many years later found herself the proprietor of the bureau—tells their story, and those of their clients."--Back cover.

May 20, 2017
The martyr and the traitor - Nathan Hale, Moses Dunbar, and the American Revolution by Anderson, Virginia DeJohn, author. The martyr and the traitor - Nathan Hale, Moses Dunbar, and the American Revolution

May 27, 2017
The master coach - leading with character, building connections, and engaging in extraordinary conversations by Thompson, Gregg, 1950- author. The master coach - leading with character, building connections, and engaging in extraordinary conversations

""President of Bluepoint Leadership Development, Inc. presents his approach to mastering the art of coaching. In his 3Cs Coaching Model based on Character, Connections, and Conversations, he asserts that a leadership development coach must have exemplary character, the ability to form rapid connections with others at a deep personal level, and skills to guide intense, attitude-changing discussions"--Provided by publisher"--

May 20, 2017
The most beautiful - my life with Prince by Garcia, Mayte, 1973- author. The most beautiful - my life with Prince

In The Most Beautiful, a title inspired by the song Prince wrote about their love story, Mayte Garcia shares the story of their relationship and offers a singular perspective on the music icon and their world together: from their unconventional meeting backstage at a concert (and the long-distance romance that followed) to their fairy-tale wedding and their artistic partnership, to the devastating losses that ultimately dissolved their romantic relationship for good. Throughout it all, they shar

May 27, 2017
The parents' concise guide to childhood vaccinations - practical medical and natural ways to protect your child by Feder, Lauren, author. The parents' concise guide to childhood vaccinations - practical medical and natural ways to protect your child

Provided by amazon.com.

May 27, 2017
The practical workshop - a woodworker's guide to workbenches, layout & tools by Schwarz, Christopher, 1968- author. The practical workshop - a woodworker's guide to workbenches, layout & tools

May 27, 2017
The Raqqa diaries - escape from "Islamic State" by Samer, author. The Raqqa diaries - escape from "Islamic State"

May 26, 2017
The Russian Revolution - a new history by McMeekin, Sean, 1974- author. The Russian Revolution - a new history

"In The Russian Revolution, historian Sean McMeekin traces the origins and events of the Russian Revolution, which brought an end to Romanov rule and ushered the Bolsheviks into power. Between the dawn of the 20th century and 1920, Russia underwent a complete and irreversible transformation, the effects of which would reverberate throughout the world for decades to come. At the turn of the century, the Russian economy, which still trailed behind Britain, France, Germany, and the U.S., was growin

May 27, 2017
The seasons alter - how to save our planet in six acts by Kitcher, Philip, 1947- author. The seasons alter - how to save our planet in six acts

Examines the science, politics, and debates surrounding climate change, addressing topics ranging from whether or not climate change is real to the responsibility of today's world in protecting future needs.

May 20, 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
The storied city - the quest for Timbuktu and the fantastic mission to save its past by English, Charlie, author. The storied city - the quest for Timbuktu and the fantastic mission to save its past

from dust jacket.

May 20, 2017
The up South cookbook - chasing Dixie in a Brooklyn kitchen by Taylor, Nicole A., author. The up South cookbook - chasing Dixie in a Brooklyn kitchen

"Southern cooking meets the Brooklyn foodie scene, keeping charm (and grits) intact, "--Amazon.com.

May 20, 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

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