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Oil & Acrylic - Acrylic Basics- Discover Fundamental Techniques for Painting in Acrylic by Robertson, Janice

Oil & Acrylic - Acrylic Basics- Discover Fundamental Techniques for Painting in Acrylic

Jul 1, 2015
Old sparky - the electric chair and the history of the death penalty by Galvin, Anthony.

Old sparky - the electric chair and the history of the death penalty

"In early 2013, Robert Gleason became the latest victim of the electric chair, a peculiarly American execution method. Shouting Pog mo thin ("Kiss my ass" in Gaelic) he grinned electricity shot through his system. When the current was switched off his body slumped against the leather restraints, and Gleeson, who had strangled two fellow inmates to ensure his execution was not postponed, was dead. The execution had gone flawlessly-not a guaranteed result with the electric chair, which has gone ho

Jul 1, 2015
Old sparky - the electric chair and the history of the death penalty by Galvin, Anthony.

Old sparky - the electric chair and the history of the death penalty

"In early 2013, Robert Gleason became the latest victim of the electric chair, a peculiarly American execution method. Shouting Pog mo thin ("Kiss my ass" in Gaelic) he grinned electricity shot through his system. When the current was switched off his body slumped against the leather restraints, and Gleeson, who had strangled two fellow inmates to ensure his execution was not postponed, was dead. The execution had gone flawlessly-not a guaranteed result with the electric chair, which has gone ho

Jun 25, 2015
On the Orient by Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936, author.

On the Orient

Rudyard Kipling spent many years abroad and his relationship with India is explored in several of his works, both fiction and non-fiction. After leaving school, Kipling was sent to Lahore to take up a job at a local newspaper. He would go on, a few years later, to take up a post at the Pioneer in Allahabad. Whilst working for the Pioneer Kipling wrote a series of sketches about life in India. This collection comprises essays from both his sketches of India and the rest of the Orient, showcasing

Jun 29, 2015
On time - poems 2005-2014 by Kyger, Joanne.

On time - poems 2005-2014

Jun 30, 2015
One man against the world - the tragedy of Richard Nixon by Weiner, Tim.

One man against the world - the tragedy of Richard Nixon

Jun 30, 2015
Opus Dei - an objective look behind the myths and reality of the most controversial force in the Catholic Church by Allen, John L., Jr., 1965-

Opus Dei - an objective look behind the myths and reality of the most controversial force in the Catholic Church

The first serious journalistic investigation of the highly secretive, controversial organization Opus Dei provides unique insight about the wild rumors surrounding it and discloses its significant influence in the Vatican and on the politics of the Catholic Church. Opus Dei (literally "the work of God") is an international association of Catholics often labeled as conservative who seek personal Christian perfection and strive to implement Christian ideals in their jobs and in society as a whole.

Jun 30, 2015
Our promised land - faith and militant Zionism in Israeli settlements by Selengut, Charles, author.

Our promised land - faith and militant Zionism in Israeli settlements

"Our Promised Land takes readers inside radical Israeli settlements to explore how these settlements were formed, what the people in them believe, and their role in Israel and the Middle East today. Drawing on three years of research in these settlements, Our Promised Land offers an in-depth exploration of a topic that is often mentioned in headlines but little understood. Attempting to take a neutral perspective on a contentious topic, the book offers an overview of settlements in Israeli past

Jul 1, 2015
Out of line - the art of Jules Feiffer by Fay, Martha, author.

Out of line - the art of Jules Feiffer

"Everyone knows a Feiffer illustration when they see one: His characters leap across the page, each line belying humor and psychological insight. Over Feiffer's prolific 70-year career, his nimble and singular imagination has given us new perspectives aswell as biting satires on politics, love, marriage, and religion--alternating with stories imbued with the playful anarchy of a child. Feiffer's varied output includes children's books (The Phantom Tollbooth and Bark, George), plays (Little Murde

Jun 29, 2015
Oxford companion to sugar and sweets by Goldstein, Darra

Oxford companion to sugar and sweets

Jul 1, 2015
Pale blue dot - a vision of the human future in space by Sagan, Carl, 1934-1996.

Pale blue dot - a vision of the human future in space

Author Carl Sagan suggests that the survival of the human race depends on the exploration and settlement of other worlds.

Jun 30, 2015
Paleo takeout - restaurant favorites without the junk by Crandall, Russ, author.

Paleo takeout - restaurant favorites without the junk

Despite knowing full well that most restaurant and take-out foods are churned out at a rapid pace using unhealthy ingredients laden with chemicals and additives, most of us can't seem to shake the desire for even just a taste. Not to mention that nothing is easier than picking up takeout, hitting the drive-thru, or ordering delivery, but at what cost? Paleo Takeout: Restaurant Favorites without the Junk delivers much healthier but equally satisfying alternatives, offering delectable recipes tha

Jul 1, 2015
Paleo Takeout - Restaurant Favorites Without the Junk by Crandall, Russ/ Cao, Giang (PHT)/ Boake, Alex (ILT)

Paleo Takeout - Restaurant Favorites Without the Junk

Jun 25, 2015
Paranoid - Exploring Suspicion from the Dubious to the Delusional by Laporte, David J./ Carpenter, William T. Jr (FRW)

Paranoid - Exploring Suspicion from the Dubious to the Delusional

Jul 1, 2015
Passage to Cuba - an up-close look at the world's most colorful culture by Alonso, Cynthia Carris

Passage to Cuba - an up-close look at the world's most colorful culture

Jul 1, 2015
Patience and fortitude - power, real estate, and the fight to save a public library by Sherman, Scott (Scott G.)

Patience and fortitude - power, real estate, and the fight to save a public library

"A riveting investigation of a beloved library caught in the crosshairs of real estate, power, and the people's interests--by the reporter who broke the story. In a series of cover stories for The Nation magazine, journalist Scott Sherman uncovered the ways in which Wall Street logic almost took down one of New York City's most beloved and iconic institutions: the New York Public Library. In the years preceding the 2008 financial crisis, the library's leaders forged an audacious plan to sell off

Jun 26, 2015
Patton - a genius for war by D'Este, Carlo, 1936-

Patton - a genius for war

Offers a detailed look at the life and career of the famous World War II general, and depicts his accomplishments and complex personality.

Jul 1, 2015
Persuasion equation - the subtle science of getting your way by Rodgers, Mark, 1965-

Persuasion equation - the subtle science of getting your way

Jul 1, 2015
Photoshop Lab Color - The Canyon Conundrum and Other Adventures in the Most Powerful Colorspace by Margulis, Dan

Photoshop Lab Color - The Canyon Conundrum and Other Adventures in the Most Powerful Colorspace

Jul 1, 2015
Pidgin phrasebook. by

Pidgin phrasebook.

Jul 1, 2015