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Tipping point for planet earth - how close are we to the edge? by Barnosky, Anthony D., author.

Tipping point for planet earth - how close are we to the edge?

"Tipping Point for Planet Earth explains why Earth is headed for a tipping point, a change so fast, dramatic, and unexpected that humanity will reel at the consequences. Midway through this century, there will be more than nine billion people on the planet. Already we are using most of the arable land that exists and overfishing the oceans. Water, too, is becoming scarce in many places. The services that humans depend upon--like a supply of clean water, food production, and protection from disea

Apr 29, 2016
To Belém & back - backroads Brazil with my black Lab by Batchelder, Ben, author.

To Belém & back - backroads Brazil with my black Lab

"Have you ever wondered how to travel with your favorite pet in a huge tropical country where footloose foreigners are suspect? Author Ben Batchelder abandoned a cozy corporate career and, instead of returning to the U.S., moved deep into the interior of Brazil. Here he drives his two-wheel drive station wagon into the Amazon, on the notoriously dangerous Bele´m-Brasi´lia highway, and back along Brazil's endless Atlantic Coast, on roads few if any Brazilians brave. Hence the need for such a fero

May 5, 2016
Tom Paine's iron bridge - building a United States by Gray, Edward G., 1964-

Tom Paine's iron bridge - building a United States

Apr 29, 2016
Top 10 Hong Kong by Fitzpatrick, Liam, 1965- author.

Top 10 Hong Kong

Top 10 Hong Kong will lead you straight to the best attractions Hong Kong has to offer. Whether you're looking for the liveliest nightlife in Hong Kong, wish to view the amazing skyline, or discover the city's captivating museums and modernist architecture, this pocket-sized travel guide is packed with essential information for every corner of Hong Kong, whatever your budget. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists. The pull-out map and guide includes fold-out maps of city metro systems, useful phone num

May 2, 2016
Tripping over the truth - the return of the metabolic theory of cancer illuminates a new and hopeful path to a cure by Christofferson, Travis, author.

Tripping over the truth - the return of the metabolic theory of cancer illuminates a new and hopeful path to a cure

"In the wake of the Cancer Genome Atlas project's failure to provide a legible road map to a cure for cancer, science writer Travis Christofferson illuminates a promising blend of old and new perspectives on the disease. 'Tripping Over the Truth' follows the story of cancers proposed metabolic origin from the vaunted halls of the German scientific golden age, to modern laboratories around the world. The reader is taken on a journey through time and science that results in an unlikely connecting

May 5, 2016
Tripping over the truth- the return of the metabolic theory of cancer illuminates a new and hopeful path to a cure by Christofferson, Travis

Tripping over the truth- the return of the metabolic theory of cancer illuminates a new and hopeful path to a cure

Apr 29, 2016
Trust - mastering the four essential trusts by Vanzant, Iyanla, author.

Trust - mastering the four essential trusts

Explores what trust really is, how to trust, and why trust is so important to personal development.

May 5, 2016
Understanding exposure - how to shoot great photographs with any camera by Peterson, Bryan, 1952- author.

Understanding exposure - how to shoot great photographs with any camera

Veteran photographer Bryan Peterson demystifies complex concepts of exposure in photography by explaining the fundamentals of light, aperture, shutter speed, and how they interact with and influence one another. This book explains how to get or lose sharpness and contrast in images, freeze in action, and take the best meter readings while also exploring filters, flash, and light. This forth edition inclides all new images as well as an expanded section on flash, tips for using colored gels, and

May 2, 2016
Understanding fibromyalgia - an introduction for patients and caregivers by Ali, Naheed, 1981- author.

Understanding fibromyalgia - an introduction for patients and caregivers

Apr 29, 2016
USA's national parks by Pitts, Christopher, author.

USA's national parks

A new, full-colour guide; Packed with practical information, where most competitor guides are strictly coffee-table books; Features 25 top parks, plus worthwhile detours; The national parks featured here attracted 51.2 million visitors in 2010, and Great Smoky Mountains National Park alone attracted almost 9.5 million visitors.

May 2, 2016
Veterinary Medical School Admission Requirements / ǂc Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges. by

Veterinary Medical School Admission Requirements / ǂc Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges.

May 5, 2016
Veterinary Medical School Admission Requirements Vmsar 2016 - For 2017 Matriculation by Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (COR)

Veterinary Medical School Admission Requirements Vmsar 2016 - For 2017 Matriculation

Apr 29, 2016
Vintage camper trailers by Lacitinola, Paul.

Vintage camper trailers

May 3, 2016
Visual intelligence - sharpen your perception, change your life by Herman, Amy, author.

Visual intelligence - sharpen your perception, change your life

"Art historian Amy Herman has trained experts from many fields how to perceive and communicate better. By showing people how to look closely at images, she helps them hone their 'visual intelligence,” a set of skills we all possess but few of us know how to use properly. Whether you want to be more effective on the job, more empathetic toward your loved ones, or more alert to the trove of possibilities and threats all around us, this book will show you how to see what matters most to you more cl

May 5, 2016
Wampum - How Indian Tribes, the Mafia, and an Inattentive Congress Invented Indian Casino Gaming and Created a $28 Billion Gambling Empire by Mitchell, Donald

Wampum - How Indian Tribes, the Mafia, and an Inattentive Congress Invented Indian Casino Gaming and Created a $28 Billion Gambling Empire

Apr 29, 2016
We are as gods - back to the land in the 1970s on the quest for a new America by Daloz, Kate, author.

We are as gods - back to the land in the 1970s on the quest for a new America

"Between 1970 and 1974 ten million Americans abandoned the city, and the commercialism, and all the inauthentic bourgeois comforts of the Eisenhower-era America of their parents. Instead, they went back to the land. It was the only time in modern history that urbanization has gone into reverse. Kate Daloz follows the dreams and ideals of a small group of back-to-the-landers to tell the story of a nationwide movement and moment. And she shows how the faltering, hopeful, but impractical impulses o

May 4, 2016
We were feminists once - from riot grrrl to CoverGirl®, the buying and selling of a political movement by Zeisler, Andi, 1972- author.

We were feminists once - from riot grrrl to CoverGirl®, the buying and selling of a political movement

"A critical assessment of feminism today by the founding editor and creative director of Bitch magazine draws on the stories of institutions and everyday women to illuminate how feminism has been compromised by market forces, subversive politics and popular culture, sharing strategic recommendations for how to reverse marginalizing trends,"--NoveList.

May 5, 2016
We will not be silent - the White Rose student resistance movement that defied Adolf Hitler by Freedman, Russell.

We will not be silent - the White Rose student resistance movement that defied Adolf Hitler

"In his signature eloquent prose, backed up by thorough research, Russell Freedman tells the story of Austrian-born Hans Scholl and his sister Sophie. They belonged to Hitler Youth as young children, but began to doubt the Nazi regime. As older students, the Scholls and a few friends formed the White Rose, a campaign of active resistance to Hitler and the Nazis. Risking imprisonment or even execution, the White Rose members distributed leaflets urging Germans to defy the Nazi government. Their b

May 5, 2016
Weber's new American barbecue by Purviance, Jamie, author.

Weber's new American barbecue

May 5, 2016
What is a dog? by Coppinger, Raymond, author.

What is a dog?

May 5, 2016