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Smokejumper - a memoir by one of America's most select airborne firefighters by Ramos, Jason A..

Smokejumper - a memoir by one of America's most select airborne firefighters

An insider account of the high-risk world of elite wilderness firefighters who parachute into deep-wilderness fire zones reveals the unique skills that smokejumpers must employ to fight dangerous fires and stay alive.

Sep 2, 2015
South toward home - travels in Southern literature by Eby, Margaret.

South toward home - travels in Southern literature

"A literary travelogue that ventures deep into the heart of classic Southern literature. As the writer Elif Batuman did for Russian literature in The Possessed, Margaret Eby does for Southern literature in this charming book of literary exploration. From Mississippi (William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Richard Wright, Barry Hannah) to Alabama (Harper Lee, Truman Capote) to Georgia (Flannery O'Connor, Harry Crews) and beyond, Eby--herself a Southerner--travels through the Deep South to the places tha

Sep 2, 2015
Spain - the centre of the world, 1519-1682 by Goodwin, Robert, 1969- author.

Spain - the centre of the world, 1519-1682

Describes the golden age of the Spanish Empire, which saw discovery, adventure, and political and social changes and was populated by such legendary figures as the Duke of Alba, El Greco, and Miguel de Cervantes.

Sep 2, 2015
Stagg vs. Yost - the birth of cutthroat football by Kryk, John.

Stagg vs. Yost - the birth of cutthroat football

Aug 27, 2015
Steering the craft - a twenty-first century guide to sailing the sea of story by Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-

Steering the craft - a twenty-first century guide to sailing the sea of story

Presents advice on the basic elements of narrative prose, covering point of view, sentence length and complex syntax, indirect narration, grammar, punctuation, and the sound of writing.

Sep 2, 2015
Straight to hell - true tales of deviance, debauchery, and billion-dollar deals by Lefevre, John, author.

Straight to hell - true tales of deviance, debauchery, and billion-dollar deals

The investment banker behind the popular Twitter account @GSElevator offers a behind-the-scenes account of his wild life of excess.

Sep 2, 2015
Styled - secrets for arranging rooms, from tabletops to bookshelves by Henderson, Emily.

Styled - secrets for arranging rooms, from tabletops to bookshelves

Sep 2, 2015
Sufi path of love- the spiritual teachings of Rumi by Chittick, William C.

Sufi path of love- the spiritual teachings of Rumi

Aug 27, 2015
Sun signs. by Goodman, Linda, 1925-1995.

Sun signs.

An astrologist describes ways to identify people born under different signs and to predict or analyze personality traits

Sep 2, 2015
Symphony for the City of the Dead - Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad by Anderson, Matthew Tobin

Symphony for the City of the Dead - Dmitri Shostakovich and the Siege of Leningrad

Sep 2, 2015
Synchronicity - an acausal connecting principle by Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961.

Synchronicity - an acausal connecting principle

This book is parapsychological study of the meaningful coincidence of events, extrasensory perception, and similar phenomena.

Sep 2, 2015
Tales from the back row - an outsider's view from inside the fashion industry by Odell, Amy, 1985-

Tales from the back row - an outsider's view from inside the fashion industry

Sep 2, 2015
Tattoos on the heart - the power of boundless compassion by Boyle, Greg.

Tattoos on the heart - the power of boundless compassion

Father Boyle started Homeboy Industries nearly 20 years ago, which has served members of more than half of the gangs in Los Angeles. This collection presents parables about kinship and the sacredness of life drawn from Boyle's years of working with gangs.

Sep 2, 2015
Teach yourself visually Samsung Galaxy S6 by Hart-Davis, Guy, author.

Teach yourself visually Samsung Galaxy S6

"Teach Yourself VISUALLY Samsung Galaxy is your step-by-step, visual guide to everything your new phone has to offer. With expert guidance from veteran technology author Guy Hart-Davis, it offers clear, concise instructions and pages of full-color screenshots that make it easy to learn how to fully utilize the Galaxy's latest features and capabilities from initial set-up to staying in touch, organizing your life, playing games, watching media, and more!" --

Sep 2, 2015
That Winter the Wolf Came by Spahr, Juliana

That Winter the Wolf Came

Aug 27, 2015
That winter the wolf came by Spahr, Juliana.

That winter the wolf came

"That Winter the Wolf Came is written for this era of global struggle. It finds its ferment at the intersection of ecological and economic catastrophe. Its feminist and celebratory energy is fueled by street protests and their shattered windows. Amid oil spills and austerity measures and shore birds and a child holding its mother’s hand and hissing teargas canisters, it reminds us exactly what we must fight to defend with a wild ferocity, and what we’re up against."--

Sep 2, 2015
The ABA consumer guide to employee rights - understanding and asserting your rights on the job by Freking, Randy, author.

The ABA consumer guide to employee rights - understanding and asserting your rights on the job

Sep 2, 2015
The age of federalism by Elkins, Stanley M., author.

The age of federalism

When Thomas Jefferson took the oath of office for the presidency in 1801, the United States had just passed through twelve critical years, years dominated by some of the towering figures of our history and by the challenge of having to do everything for the first time. Washington, Hamilton, Madison, Adams, and Jefferson himself each had a share in setting the nation's important precedents, in organizing the public finances, and in attempting - though with minimal success - to compel respect for

Sep 2, 2015
The American Bar Association consumer guide to asset protection planning - a step-by-step guide to preserving wealth by Matsen, Jeffrey R., author.

The American Bar Association consumer guide to asset protection planning - a step-by-step guide to preserving wealth

Sep 2, 2015
The annotated Alice, - Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass by Carroll, Lewis, 1832-1898.

The annotated Alice, - Alice's adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking-glass

"Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland comes this richly illustrated and expanded collector's edition of Martin Gardner's The Annotated Alice. First appearing in 1960, The Annotated Alice became an instant classic by, among other things, decoding the wordplay and mathematical riddles embedded within Lewis Carroll's masterpiece. As a result, Martin Gardner's groundbreaking work went on to sell over a million copies, establishing the modest math genius as one of our

Sep 2, 2015