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Trials of the earth - the true story of a pioneer woman by Hamilton, Mary, 1866-1937, author.

Trials of the earth - the true story of a pioneer woman

"Near the end of her life, Mary Mann Hamilton (1866 - c.1936) was encouraged to record her experiences as a female pioneer. The result is the only known firsthand account of a remarkable woman thrust into the center of taming the American South-surviving floods, tornadoes, and fires; facing bears, panthers, and snakes; managing a boardinghouse in Arkansas that was home to an eccentric group of settlers; and running a logging camp in Mississippi that blazed a trail for development in the Mississi

Aug 30, 2016
Truevine - Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest- A True Story of the Jim Crow South by Macy, Beth

Truevine - Two Brothers, a Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest- A True Story of the Jim Crow South

Aug 25, 2016
Trump revealed - an American journey of ambition, ego, money, and power by Kranish, Michael, author.

Trump revealed - an American journey of ambition, ego, money, and power

Authoritative, timely, and provocative, this deeply researched biography of Donald Trump provides a complex portrait of the man who--despite broad skepticism--could be the next president of the United States. Despite decades of scrutiny, many aspects of Trump's life are not well known. Few individuals have ever roamed so widely through such diverse realms as real estate, sports, entertainment, and national politics. To discover Trump in full, The Washington Post assembled a team of reporters and

Aug 26, 2016
Turkey - The Insane and the Melancholy by Temelkuran, Ece/ Beler, Zeynep (TRN)

Turkey - The Insane and the Melancholy

Aug 30, 2016
Typographic design - form and communication by Carter, Rob, author.

Typographic design - form and communication

"Precise visual communication requires first-rate typography skills. Typographic Design: Form and Communication, Sixth Edition is the latest update to the classic typography text that covers all aspects of designing with type. Revised to reflect the shift in graphic design conception and understanding, the book contains a brand-new exploration of typography in media versus typography in motion, and provides the latest information on emerging trends and technology in the design process. Full-colo

Aug 30, 2016
Undeniably Indiana - Hoosiers tell the story of their wacky and wonderful state by

Undeniably Indiana - Hoosiers tell the story of their wacky and wonderful state

Aug 29, 2016
Understanding compression - data compression for modern developers by McAnlis, Colt, author.

Understanding compression - data compression for modern developers

Aug 26, 2016
Understanding ECMAScript 6 - the definitive guide for JavaScript developers by Zakas, Nicholas C, author.

Understanding ECMAScript 6 - the definitive guide for JavaScript developers

Aug 25, 2016
Up and down stairs - the history of the country house servant by Musson, Jeremy.

Up and down stairs - the history of the country house servant

A history that brings to live the real country house servants. From the Middle Ages to the twentieth century, this is a fascinating history of country house servants. Brings to life this hierarchy and shows how large numbers of people lived together under strict segregation and how it was sometimes broken.

Aug 29, 2016
Uproot - travels in twenty-first-century music and digital culture by Clayton, Jace, author.

Uproot - travels in twenty-first-century music and digital culture

Aug 25, 2016
Uprooted - the Japanese American experience during World War II by Marrin, Albert.

Uprooted - the Japanese American experience during World War II

Aug 30, 2016
Victorian book of the dead by Woodyard, Chris

Victorian book of the dead

Aug 30, 2016
Victuals - an Appalachian journey, with recipes by Lundy, Ronni, author.

Victuals - an Appalachian journey, with recipes

"Victuals is an exploration of the foodways, people, and places of Appalachia. Written by Ronni Lundy, regarded as the most engaging authority on the region, the book guides us through the surprisingly diverse history-- and vibrant present-- of food in the Mountain South. Victuals explores the diverse and complex food scene of the Mountain South through recipes, stories, traditions, and innovations. Each chapter explores a specific defining food or tradition of the region-- such as salt, beans,

Aug 30, 2016
Vintage modern crochet - classic crochet lace techniques for contemporary style. by Chachula, Robyn, 1978- author.

Vintage modern crochet - classic crochet lace techniques for contemporary style.

Aug 29, 2016
Waiting for Contact - The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence by Squeri, Lawrence

Waiting for Contact - The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Aug 30, 2016
Wasting time on the Internet by Goldsmith, Kenneth, author.

Wasting time on the Internet

"Using clear, readable prose, conceptual artist and poet Kenneth Goldsmith’s manifesto shows how our time on the Internet is not really wasted but is quite productive and creative as he puts the experience in its proper theoretical and philosophical context. Kenneth Goldsmith wants you to rethink the Internet. Many people feel guilty after spending hours watching cat videos or clicking link after link after link. But Goldsmith sees that “wasted” time differently. Unlike old media, the Internet d

Aug 30, 2016
We're still right, they're still wrong - the Democrats' case for 2016 by Carville, James.

We're still right, they're still wrong - the Democrats' case for 2016

"In We're Still Right, They're Still Wrong, Carville analyzes how the Republican party has ultimately failed to deliver on its promises and how Donald J. Trump--the party's likely nominee in the 2016 presidential election--is the embodiment of that failure--and worse..."--Dust jacket.

Aug 26, 2016
Welcome to the poisoned chalice - the destruction of Greece and the future of Europe by Galbraith, James K, author.

Welcome to the poisoned chalice - the destruction of Greece and the future of Europe

Aug 30, 2016
Welcome to the universe - an astrophysical tour by Tyson, Neil deGrasse.

Welcome to the universe - an astrophysical tour

Aug 30, 2016
What's so controversial about genetically modified food? by Lang, John T., author.

What's so controversial about genetically modified food?

Aug 29, 2016