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Striking gridiron - a town's pride and a team's shot at glory during the biggest strike in American history by Nichols, Greg, 1984-

Striking gridiron - a town's pride and a team's shot at glory during the biggest strike in American history

"In the summer of 1959, most of the town of Braddock, Pennsylvania---along with half a million steel workers around the country---went on strike in the longest labor stoppage in American history. With no paychecks coming in, the families of Braddock looked to its football team for inspiration. The Braddock Tigers had played for five amazing seasons, a total of 45 games, without a single loss. Heading into the fall of '59, this team from just outside Pittsburgh, whose games members of the Steele

Sep 17, 2014
Striking Gridiron - a town's pride and a team's shot at glory during the biggest strike in American history by Nichols, Greg, 1984-

Striking Gridiron - a town's pride and a team's shot at glory during the biggest strike in American history

"The Steel Strike of 1959 drove the iconic mill town of Braddock, Pennsylvania, into despair. But in a time of crisis, this small community just outside Pittsburgh found glory on its high school field. After five undefeated seasons under the firm but compassionate guidance of future-Hall of Fame coach Chuck Klausing, the Braddock Tigers had the national record for consecutive wins in their sights. Even Sports Illustrated rushed to cover this history-making team, which dramatically cemented its l

Sep 20, 2014
Strong is the new skinny - how to eat, live, and move to maximize your power by Cohen, Jennifer, 1975-

Strong is the new skinny - how to eat, live, and move to maximize your power

"Sick and tired of hearing what's wrong with you and your body? You're not alone. It's time for a new conversation--and a new plan for treating, feeding, and moving your body in ways that build on your strengths inside and out. Strong is sexy. Strong is powerful. Strong is achievable. With STRONG IS THE NEW SKINNY you can say goodbye to body-bashing and physical faultfinding, and instead learn to embrace, not just how it looks, but what your body can do--from pushups to pull ups and box jumps to

Sep 19, 2014
Subversive horror cinema - countercultural messages of films from Frankenstein to the present by Towlson, Jon, 1967-

Subversive horror cinema - countercultural messages of films from Frankenstein to the present

"This book argues that a succession of filmmakers working in horror have used the genre to challenge the status quo. Spanning the decades from the 1930s onwards this critical text examines the work of producers and directors as varied as George A. Romero, Pete Walker, Michael Reeves, Herman Cohen, Wes Craven and Brian Yuzna"--

Sep 20, 2014
Such good girls - the journey of the Holocaust's hidden child survivors by Rosen, Richard Dean, 1949-

Such good girls - the journey of the  Holocaust's hidden child survivors

"The real-life puzzle of what happened to the generation of Jewish children who survived the Holocaust in hiding, Edgar Award-winning mystery novelist R. D. Rosen tells this silent, forgotten generation's story through the lives of three girls hidden in three different countries--among the less than 10 percent of Jewish children in Europe to survive World War II--who went on to lead remarkable lives in New York City"--

Sep 15, 2014
Sugar savvy - the 6-week solution to kicking your sugar addiction for life by High Voltage.

Sugar savvy - the 6-week solution to kicking your sugar addiction for life

A six-week program designed to rewire the brain chemistry and retrain taste buds not to crave unhealthy foods.

Sep 19, 2014
Sugar savvy solution - kick your sugar addiction for life and get healthy by High Voltage.

Sugar savvy solution - kick your sugar addiction for life and get healthy

Sep 20, 2014
Suspicious minds - how culture shapes madness by Gold, Joel (Joel Todd)

Suspicious minds - how culture shapes madness

"Combining extraordinary true stories with the latest research, Joel and Ian Gold take us on a wild journey through the delusional brain to explore the intersection of neuroscience, biology, and culture"--

Sep 20, 2014
Sweet potatoes by McGreger, April.

Sweet potatoes

Sep 20, 2014
Swingland - between the sheets of the secretive, sometimes messy, but always adventurous swinging lifestyle by Stern, Daniel.

Swingland - between the sheets of the secretive, sometimes messy, but always adventurous swinging lifestyle

Revealing what really goes on under the covers in the world of swinging, one man recounts his ten-year transformation from a lonely guy who couldn't get a date to a much sought-after partner in America's swinging underground.

Sep 20, 2014
Swingland - between the sheets of the secretive, sometimes messy, but always adventurous swinging lifestyle by Stern, Daniel.

Swingland - between the sheets of the secretive, sometimes messy, but always adventurous swinging lifestyle

Revealing what really goes on under the covers in the world of swinging, one man recounts his ten-year transformation from a lonely guy who couldn't get a date to a much sought-after partner in America's swinging underground.

Sep 19, 2014
Taming the Beast - The Untold Story of Team Tyson by Wilson, Eric

Taming the Beast - The Untold Story of Team Tyson

Sep 20, 2014
Tangle stitches for quilters + fabric artists - relax, meditate, and create with rhythmic stitches by Monk, Jane, author.

Tangle stitches for quilters + fabric artists - relax, meditate, and create with rhythmic stitches

Demonstrates how to combine the popular art form known as "tangling" with stitching to create quilts, useful items, and gifts.

Sep 20, 2014
Tender grassfed meat- traditional ways to cook healthy meat by Fishman, Stanely A.

Tender grassfed meat- traditional ways to cook healthy meat

Sep 18, 2014
Tennessee Williams - mad pilgrimage of the flesh by Lahr, John, 1941- author.

Tennessee Williams - mad pilgrimage of the flesh

Sep 18, 2014
Tennyson - to strive, to seek, to find by Batchelor, John, 1942- author.

Tennyson - to strive, to seek, to find

A new study of the Victorian era poet, who was Queen Victoria's favorite, reveals a man who skillfully crafted his own career and his relationships with his audience while discussing his complexities and contradictions.

Sep 20, 2014
The 12 bottle bar - a dozen bottles, hundreds of cocktails, a new way to drink by Solmonson, David, author.

The 12 bottle bar - a dozen bottles, hundreds of cocktails, a new way to drink

"It's a system, a tool kit, a recipe book. Beginning with one ... idea--a complete home bar of just 12 key bottles--here's how to make more than 200 classic and unique mixed drinks, including sours, slings, toddies, and highballs, plus [a martini, Manhattan, and mint julep]"--Page 4 of cover.

Sep 20, 2014
The 7 habits of highly effective teens - the ultimate teenage success guide by Covey, Sean.

The 7 habits of highly effective teens - the ultimate teenage success guide

Explores the adolescent years and draws on extensive research to offer teens practical ways to cope with such important issues as peers, parents, relationships, school choices, and the future.

Sep 16, 2014
The accidental masterpiece ; on the art of life, and vice versa by Kimmelman, Michael.

The accidental masterpiece ; on the art of life, and vice versa

Explores art's ability to transform lives, describing people who regard art as life's great passion, and explains how artists find enlightenment and passion through their work.

Sep 20, 2014
The age of oversupply - overcoming the greatest challenge to the global economy by Alpert, Daniel (Economist)

The age of oversupply - overcoming the greatest challenge to the global economy

"Why Western capitalism is broken and how the U.S. can recover its global economic leadership status The governments and central banks of the developed world have tried every policy tool imaginable, yet our economies remain sluggish, or worse. How did we get here, and how can we emerge from the longest downturn in recent memory? Daniel Alpert, a progressive Wall Street banker and economist, argues that we are living in the age of oversupply. A global labor glut, a flood of excess productive capa

Sep 20, 2014