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A very fine house - a mother's story of love, faith, and crystal meth by Stoefen, Barbara Cofer, 1953-

A very fine house - a mother's story of love, faith, and crystal meth

Oct 14, 2014
A woman without a country - poems by Boland, Eavan.

A woman without a country - poems

Oct 17, 2014
A world gone social - how companies must adapt to survive by Coine, Ted, author.

A world gone social - how companies must adapt to survive

Oct 16, 2014
Air plants - the curious world of Tillandsias by Sengo, Zenaida.

Air plants - the curious world of Tillandsias

Oct 14, 2014
All things possible - setbacks and success in politics and life by Cuomo, Andrew Mark, 1957-

All things possible - setbacks and success in politics and life

The governor of New York discusses both his personal life and his career in politics.

Oct 20, 2014
American ballads - the photographs of Marty Stuart by Stuart, Marty, photographer.

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"--

Oct 17, 2014
An American Cardinal - the biography of Cardinal Timothy Dolan by Boyle, Christina.

An American Cardinal - the biography of Cardinal Timothy Dolan

Chronicles the life of Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the most powerful Roman Catholic leader in the United States, discussing his humble origins, his progression through the ranks of the church hierarchy, and his reaction to the sexual abuse scandal within thechurch.

Oct 17, 2014
An Obama's journey - my odyssey of self-discovery across three cultures by Ndesandjo, Mark Obama.

An Obama's journey - my odyssey of self-discovery across three cultures

Oct 16, 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 Andy K

Oct 14, 2014
Another man's war - the story of a Burma boy in Britain's forgotten African Army by Phillips, Barnaby.

Another man's war - the story of a Burma boy in Britain's forgotten African Army

Oct 17, 2014
Art in America, 1945-1970 - writings from the age of abstract expressionism, pop art, and minimalism by Perl, Jed (EDT)

Art in America, 1945-1970 - writings from the age of abstract expressionism, pop art, and minimalism

Gathers writings by the leading artists and critics who transformed American art in the mid-twentieth century, making New York, rather than Paris, the center of world art.

Oct 20, 2014
Artful Christmas - 30 elegant craft projects by Wasinger, Susan.

Artful Christmas - 30 elegant craft projects

Presents step-by-step instructions for thirty Christmas crafts utilizing accessible materials, from a doily snowflake bowl and playing card ornaments to folk art felt coasters and a tiny tin advent calendar wreath.

Oct 17, 2014
As you wish - inconceivable tales from the making of The princess bride by Elwes, Cary, 1962-

As you wish - inconceivable tales from the making of The princess bride

From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride, comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with never-before-told stories, exclusive photographs, and interviews with costars Robin Wright, Wallace Shawn, Billy Crystal, Christopher Guest, and Mandy Patinkin, as well as author and screenwriter William Goldman, producer Norman Lear, and director Rob Reiner.

Oct 17, 2014
At home with Jane Austen by Wilson, Kim, 1959-

At home with Jane Austen

"With gorgeous photography and illustrations, At Home with Jane Austen explores Austen's world, her physical surroundings, and the journeys the popular author took during her lifetime"--

Oct 17, 2014
Atlas of Indian nations by Treuer, Anton.

Atlas of Indian nations

Oct 14, 2014
Bad paper - chasing debt from Wall Street to the underworld by Halpern, Jake, author.

Bad paper - chasing debt from Wall Street to the underworld

"Frequent New Yorker contributor Jake Halpern investigates the shadowy, unregulated world of consumer debt collection, focusing on an unlikely friendship between a former banking executive and former armed robber who go in search of "paper," spreadsheets of uncollected debt sold off by banks for pennies on the dollar"--

Oct 17, 2014
Be the message - taking your faith beyond words to a life of action by Shook, Kerry, author.

Be the message - taking your faith beyond words to a life of action

The authors share how, tired of just preaching the words of the Gospel, they tried to manifest the Gospel in their intentions and actions, and how this shift in focus from words to action changed their family, church, and relationship with God.

Oct 20, 2014
Before amen - the power of a simple prayer by Lucado, Max, author.

Before amen - the power of a simple prayer

"Lucado joins readers on a journey to the very heart of biblical prayer, offering hope for doubts and confidence even for prayer wimps. Distilling prayers in the Bible down to one pocket-sized prayer, Max reminds readers that prayer is not a privilege for the pious nor the art of a chosen few. Prayer is simply a heartfelt conversation between God and his child"--Amazon.

Oct 14, 2014
Belly fat breakthrough - understand what it is and lose it fast by Boutcher, Stephen H. (Stephen Hugh), 1949-

Belly fat breakthrough - understand what it is and lose it fast

Discusses the latest research on causes of abdominal fat and presents an interval sprinting exercise program designed to reduce it, along with recommendations for a Mediterranean diet eating plan.

Oct 17, 2014
Benson - the autobiography by Benson, George, 1943- author.

Benson - the autobiography

Over the course of his fifty-year career, George Benson has performed for hundreds of millions of fans around the world, received ten Grammy Awards, and recorded with some of the most revered musicians of his era. And he has finally decided to tell his story. "Benson: The Autobiography" follows the musician's remarkable rise from the ghettos of Pittsburgh to the stages of Dubai, and everywhere in between. His tales of scuffling on the road with jazz legend Brother Jack McDuff, navigating his way

Oct 20, 2014