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The general vs. the president - MacArthur and Truman at the brink of nuclear war by Brands, H. W, author.

The general vs. the president - MacArthur and Truman at the brink of nuclear war

Aug 19, 2016
The ghosts of birds by Weinberger, Eliot, author.

The ghosts of birds

Aug 19, 2016
The girl with the lower back tattoo by Schumer, Amy, author.

The girl with the lower back tattoo

adapted from book jacket.

Aug 18, 2016
The Glamtwinz Guide to Longer, Healthier Hair by Murrell, Kelsey/ Murrell, Kendra

The Glamtwinz Guide to Longer, Healthier Hair

Aug 19, 2016
The great derangement - climate change and the unthinkable by Ghosh, Amitav, 1956- author.

The great derangement - climate change and the unthinkable

Aug 19, 2016
The great movies IV by Ebert, Roger, author.

The great movies IV

Aug 19, 2016
The Haumana hula handbook - a manual for the student of Hawaiian dance by Uchiyama, Mahealani, author.

The Haumana hula handbook - a manual for the student of Hawaiian dance

"Emphasizes the importance of cultural literacy in teaching hula, beginning with an overview of the origins of hula, its history in Hawai'i, and the primacy of the spiritual focus of the dance. Introduces halau etiquette and practices, and explains the format of a traditional hula presentation, together with the genres of hula and the regalia worn by the dancers. Practical components include sections on Hawaiian language and chant and a glossary of hula commands and footwork"--

Aug 19, 2016
The healthiest diet on the planet - why the foods you love-pizza, pancakes, potatoes, pasta, and more-are the solution to preventing disease and looking and feeling your best by McDougall, John A.

The healthiest diet on the planet - why the foods you love-pizza, pancakes, potatoes, pasta, and more-are the solution to preventing disease and looking and feeling your best

"The bestselling author and internationally celebrated physician and expert on nutrition offers an appealing, approachable health solution--eat the foods you love to lose weight and get healthy. For years, we've been told that a healthy diet is heavy on meat, poultry, and fish, and avoids carbohydrates, particularly foods high in starch--empty calories harmful to our bodies. But what if everything we've heard was backwards? High in calories and cholesterol, animal fats and proteins too often le

Aug 19, 2016
The hero's body - a memoir by Giraldi, William, author.

The hero's body - a memoir

"A memoir of motorcycles and muscles, of obsession and grief, and of a young man who learned how to stay alive through literature. At just forty-seven years old, William Giraldi's father was killed in a horrific motorcycle crash while racing on a country road. This tragedy, which forever altered the young Giraldi and devastated his family, provides the pulse for The Hero's Body. In the tradition of Andre Dubus III's Townie, this is a deep-seeing investigation into two generations of men from the

Aug 16, 2016
The horror of it all - one moviegoer's love affair with masked maniacs, frightened virgins, and the living dead... by Rockoff, Adam, 1974-

The horror of it all - one moviegoer's love affair with masked maniacs, frightened virgins, and the living dead...

A horror film aficionado and screenwriter reflects on a life spent watching blockbuster slasher films, cult classics, and everything in between, tracing the highs and lows of the horror genre as reflected by his own fandom.

Aug 19, 2016
The Hostage's Daughter - A Story of Family, Madness, and the Middle East by Anderson, Sulome

The Hostage's Daughter - A Story of Family, Madness, and the Middle East

Aug 19, 2016
The housekeeper's tale - the women who really ran the English country house by Boase, Tessa, author.

The housekeeper's tale - the women who really ran the English country house

Working as a housekeeper was one of the most prestigious jobs a nineteenth and early twentieth century woman could want - and also one of the toughest. A far cry from the Downton Abbey fiction, the real life Mrs Hughes was up against capricious mistresses, low pay, no job security and gruelling physical labour. Until now, her story has never been told. The Housekeeper's Tale reveals the personal sacrifices, bitter disputes and driving ambition that shaped these women's careers. Delving into secr

Aug 23, 2016
The hungry fan's game day cookbook - 165 recipes for eating, drinking & watching sports by Falk, Daina, author.

The hungry fan's game day cookbook - 165 recipes for eating, drinking & watching sports

Offers game-day recipes from a nationally recognized sports expert and fan, including such options as Cajun shrimp skewers, empanadas, buffalo chicken salad, and Italian hero sandwich, along with signature recipes from professional athletes.

Aug 23, 2016
The huntress - the adventures, escapades, and triumphs of Alicia Patterson - aviatrix, sportswoman, journalist, publisher by Arlen, Alice, 1940-2016.

The huntress - the adventures, escapades, and triumphs of Alicia Patterson - aviatrix, sportswoman, journalist, publisher

Aug 23, 2016
The illustrated encyclopedia of weaponry by Wills, Charles.

The illustrated encyclopedia of weaponry

Aug 16, 2016
The Iran wars - spy games, bank battles, and the secret deals that reshaped the Middle East by Solomon, Jay (Reporter)

The Iran wars - spy games, bank battles, and the secret deals that reshaped the Middle East

This is the deeply reported, riveting account of a war waged on many levels--military, financial, covert--that most don't realize America has been engaged in for years. For over a decade, against the backdrop of the Middle East, Central Asia and the Far East, the United States and Iran have been engaged in a conflict as significant as it is hidden from view. Using a combination of economic sanctions, assassinations, global diplomacy and intelligence work, the United States has struggled to stabi

Aug 23, 2016
The Kennedys by Burling, Alexis, author.

The Kennedys

Aug 16, 2016
The Killer Whale Who Changed the World - The Killer Whale That Changed the World by Leiren-Young, Mark

The Killer Whale Who Changed the World - The Killer Whale That Changed the World

Aug 19, 2016
The kite and the string - how to write with spontaneity and control - and live to tell the tale by Mattison, Alice, author.

The kite and the string - how to write with spontaneity and control - and live to tell the tale

A targeted and insightful guide to the stages of writing fiction and memoir without falling into common traps, while wisely navigating the writing life, from an award-winning author and longtime teacher.

Aug 18, 2016
The language of SQL by Rockoff, Larry.

The language of SQL

Aug 23, 2016