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Adventure of ascent - field notes from a lifelong journey by Shaw, Luci.

Adventure of ascent - field notes from a lifelong journey

Sep 26, 2014
Age of opportunity - lessons from the new science of adolescence by Steinberg, Laurence D., 1952-

Age of opportunity - lessons from the new science of adolescence

"A leading authority draws on new research to explain why the adolescent years are so developmentally crucial, and what we must do to raise happier, more successful kids. Adolescence now lasts longer than ever before. And as world-renowned expert on adolescent psychology Dr. Laurence Steinberg argues, this makes these years the key period in determining individuals' life outcomes, demanding that we change the way we parent, educate, and understand young people. In Age of Opportunity, Steinberg l

Sep 25, 2014
Agent Storm - my life inside Al Qaeda and the CIA by Storm, Morten, author.

Agent Storm - my life inside Al Qaeda and the CIA

A Danish national-turned-associate of al Qaeda provides an inside look at his decade as a radical Islamist, as well as his ultimate decision to leave the jihadist life and become a double agent for the CIA and British and Danish intelligence.

Sep 26, 2014
Agent Storm - my life inside Al Qaeda and the CIA by Storm, Morten, author.

Agent Storm - my life inside Al Qaeda and the CIA

Morten Storm was an unlikely jihadi. A six-foot-one red-haired Dane, Storm spent his teens in and out of trouble. A book about the Prophet Mohammed prompted his conversion to Islam, and Storm sought purpose in a community of believers. He attended a militant madrasah in Yemen, named his son Osama, and became close friends with Anwar al-Awlaki, the American-born terrorist cleric. But after a decade of jihadi life, he not only repudiated extremism but, in a quest for atonement, became a double age

Sep 30, 2014
All the truth is out - the week politics went tabloid by Bai, Matt.

All the truth is out - the week politics went tabloid

Sep 30, 2014
America's great hiking trails by Berger, Karen, 1959- author.

America's great hiking trails

Sep 26, 2014
American ballads - the photographs of Marty Stuart by Stuart, Marty.

American ballads - the photographs of Marty Stuart

"A book of Marty Stuart's photographs that will coicide with an exhibition at the Frist Center for the Visual Arts in Nashville, Tennessee. This book will present images from these three bodies of work: "Badlands" on his time with the Lakota; "The Masters" from his work with musicians; and "Blue Line Hot Shots"--

Sep 26, 2014
American English compendium - a portable guide to the idiosyncrasies, subtleties, technical lingo, and nooks and crannies of American English by Rubinstein, Marvin.

American English compendium - a portable guide to the idiosyncrasies, subtleties, technical lingo, and nooks and crannies of American English

Sep 30, 2014
American Spartan - the promise, the mission, and the betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant by Tyson, Ann, 1959-

American Spartan - the promise, the mission, and the betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant

"Veteran war correspondent Ann Scott Tyson first met Special Forces Major James Gant and heard about his battle renown when he was awarded the Silver Star several years ago. Soon after, in October, 2009, Gant rocked the US military establishment with his paper "One Tribe at a Time," an incendiary criticism of what he considered a gaping hole in U.S. strategy: The failure to engage Afghanistan's powerful Pashtun tribes on the eastern border with Pakistan. The article went viral at the Pentagon, t

Sep 30, 2014
American Spartan - the promise, the mission, and the betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant by Tyson, Ann, 1959-

American Spartan - the promise, the mission, and the betrayal of Special Forces Major Jim Gant

"Veteran war correspondent Ann Scott Tyson first met Special Forces Major James Gant and heard about his battle renown when he was awarded the Silver Star several years ago. Soon after, in October, 2009, Gant rocked the US military establishment with hispaper "One Tribe at a Time," an incendiary criticism of what he considered a gaping hole in U.S. strategy: The failure to engage Afghanistan's powerful Pashtun tribes on the eastern border with Pakistan. The article went viral at the Pentagon, th

Sep 25, 2014
American titan - searching for John Wayne by Eliot, Marc.

American titan - searching for John Wayne

Sep 30, 2014
Ancient trees - portraits of time by Moon, Beth.

Ancient trees - portraits of time

Provides a photographic guide to some of the world's most ancient trees, featuring seventy portraits of such species as yews, baobabs, and dragon's blood trees.

Sep 25, 2014
And give up showbiz? - how Fred Levin beat big tobacco, avoided two murder prosecutions, became a chief of Ghana, earned boxing manager of the year, and transformed American law by Young, Josh, 1965- author.

And give up showbiz? - how Fred Levin beat big tobacco, avoided two murder prosecutions, became a chief of Ghana, earned boxing manager of the year, and transformed American law

Examines the life and career of one of the pioneering lawyers in establishing American personal injury law.

Sep 26, 2014
And give up showbiz? - how Fred Levin beat big tobacco, avoided two murder prosecutions, became chief of Ghana, earned boxing manager of the year, and transformed American law by Young, Josh, 1965- author.

And give up showbiz? - how Fred Levin beat big tobacco, avoided two murder prosecutions, became chief of Ghana, earned boxing manager of the year, and transformed American law

Sep 30, 2014
Andrea Martin's lady parts. by Martin, Andrea.

Andrea Martin's lady parts.

Sep 30, 2014
Andrew Jackson, southerner by Cheathem, Mark Renfred.

Andrew Jackson, southerner

Sep 26, 2014
Andrew Jackson, southerner by Cheathem, Mark Renfred.

Andrew Jackson, southerner

Sep 30, 2014
Andy Kaufman - the Truth, Finally by Zmuda, Bob, 1949-

Andy Kaufman - the Truth, Finally

"For the first time ever, the two people who knew Andy Kaufman best open up about the most enigmatic artist of our generation. Comedian and Taxi star Andy Kaufman, known for his crazy antics on screen and off, was the ultimate prankster, delighting audiences with his Elvis and Mighty Mouse impressions while also antagonizing them with his wrestling and lounge lizard alter ego, Tony Clifton. In 1984, some say he died while others believe he performed the ultimate vanishing act. At last, in And

Sep 30, 2014
Animal stars - behind the scenes with your favorite animal actors by Ganzert, Robin, author.

Animal stars - behind the scenes with your favorite animal actors

"Behind-the-scenes accounts about animals who played central roles in major films and their relationships with animal trainers, actors, and directors. Celebrities described include Steven Spielberg, Ewan MacGregor, and Julia Roberts, and films include War Horse, Harry Potter, True Grit, Runaway Bride, The Jungle Book, and The Artist"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 30, 2014
Animal stars - behind the scenes with your favorite animal actors by Ganzert, Robin.

Animal stars - behind the scenes with your favorite animal actors

""Behind-the-scenes accounts about animals who played central roles in major films and their relationships with animal trainers, actors, and directors. Celebrities described include Steven Spielberg, Ewan MacGregor, and Julia Roberts, and films include War Horse, Harry Potter, True Grit, Runaway Bride, The Jungle Book, and The Artist"--Provided by publisher"--

Sep 25, 2014