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The World of Postsecret by Warren, Frank

The World of Postsecret

Sep 19, 2014
The world's best cities - celebrating 220 great destinations by National Geographic Society (U. S.)/ Bellows, Keith (FRW)

The world's best cities - celebrating 220 great destinations

"Delving into the heart and soul of more than 225 cities around the globe, The World's Best Cities is a glossy, glorious tribute to cosmopolitan life. In photos and words, this irresistible volume showcases long-established great cities like Paris, Rome,New York, London, and Tokyo, as well as exciting up-and-comers, including Denver, Asheville, Oslo, and Abu Dhabi. As readable as it is beautiful, this expansive travel guide offers a playful, informative mix of inspirational personal narratives;

Sep 19, 2014
Theater of cruelty - art, film, and the shadows of war by Buruma, Ian.

Theater of cruelty - art, film, and the shadows of war

Theater of Cruelty has three main themes that frequently overlap: war, film, and the visual arts. Many of the movies discussed are about war and violence, often related to World War II, and more specifically deal with the two nations that unleashed the war, Germany and Japan: why they did what they did, and how they came to terms with it afterward or didn't. Other essays in the collection, about the diaries of Harry Kessler and Anne Frank, the bombing of German cities, Japan's kamikaze pilots fu

Sep 19, 2014
There Was a Little Girl - The Real Story of My Mother and Me by Shields, Brooke

There Was a Little Girl - The Real Story of My Mother and Me

Sep 22, 2014
They called me god - the best umpire who ever lived by Harvey, Doug, 1930-

They called me god - the best umpire who ever lived

"The incredible memoir from the man voted one of the "Best Umpires of All Time" by the Society of American Baseball Research--filled with more than three decades of fascinating baseball stories"--

Sep 22, 2014
Thirteen days in September - Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David by Wright, Lawrence, 1947- author.

Thirteen days in September - Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David

A gripping day-to-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Jimmy Carter persuaded Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East, one which endures to this day.

Sep 19, 2014
Thirteen soldiers - a personal history of Americans at war by McCain, John, 1936-

Thirteen soldiers - a personal history of Americans at war

Sep 19, 2014
This changes everything - capitalism vs. the climate by Klein, Naomi, 1970-

This changes everything - capitalism vs. the climate

"Klein argues that climate change isn't just another issue to be neatly filed between taxes and health care. It's an alarm that calls us to fix an economic system that is already failing us in many ways. Klein ... builds the case for how massively reducing our greenhouse emissions is our best chance to simultaneously reduce gaping inequalities, re-imagine our broken democracies, and rebuild our gutted local economies"--

Sep 19, 2014
This is a book for parents of gay kids - a question & answer guide to everyday life by Owens-Reid, Dannielle.

This is a book for parents of gay kids - a question & answer guide to everyday life

Presents advice to parents of gay children, covering such topics as telling other family members, religious beliefs and sexuality, gender identity, and the importance of emotional support.

Sep 22, 2014
Three gifts of Thérèse of Lisieux - a saint for our times by Ahern, Patrick V.

Three gifts of Thérèse of Lisieux - a saint for our times

Demonstrates how the examples of The´re`se of Lisieux can help Christians reconnect with the more loving aspects of their faith, explaining how to avoid religion's bureaucratic practices while experiencing abundance and fulfillment.

Sep 22, 2014
To make men free - a history of the Republican Party by Richardson, Heather Cox.

To make men free - a history of the Republican Party

"In To Make Men Free, celebrated historian Heather Cox Richardson traces the shifting ideology of the Grand Old Party from the antebellum era to the Great Recession, showing how Republicans' ideological vacillations have had terrible repercussions for minorities, the middle class, and America at large."--from publisher's description.

Sep 22, 2014
Tracks / A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback by Davidson, Robyn, 1950- author.

Tracks / A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback

The author recounts her almost two-thousand mile journey across Australia with nothing but a dog and some camels for company.

Sep 22, 2014
Travelling to work- diaries 1988-1998 by Palin, Michael

Travelling to work- diaries 1988-1998

Sep 18, 2014
Treasures from the '30s - cheerful quilts with vintage appeal by Mahoney, Nancy, 1955-

Treasures from the '30s - cheerful quilts with vintage appeal

Sep 22, 2014
Trend trading for dummies by Burns, Barry, author.

Trend trading for dummies

Sep 19, 2014
Ukulele Aerobics - For All Levels- From Beginner to Advanced by Johnson, Chad

Ukulele Aerobics - For All Levels- From Beginner to Advanced

Sep 22, 2014
Unbalanced - the codependency of america and china by Roach, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1945-

Unbalanced - the codependency of america and china

"The modern-day Chinese and U.S. economies have been locked in an uncomfortable embrace since the late 1970s. Although the relationship was built on a set of mutual benefits, in recent years it has taken on the trappings of an unstable co-dependence. This insightful book lays bare the pitfalls of the current China-U.S. economic relationship, highlighting disputes over trade policies and intellectual property rights, sharp contrasts in leadership styles, the role of the Internet, and the politica

Sep 22, 2014
Undeniable - evolution and the science of creation by Nye, Bill.

Undeniable - evolution and the science of creation

Sep 19, 2014
Underwater puppies by Casteel, Seth.

Underwater puppies

The world fell in love with swimming canines in Seth Casteel's first book, Underwater Dogs. Now, in more than 80 previously unpublished portraits of underwater puppies, we see man's best friends at their most playful and exuberant. Each vibrant and colorful underwater image shows off the wild and sublime range of emotions of puppies, cute and irresistible to the very last.

Sep 19, 2014
Unspeakable things - sex, lies and revolution by Penny, Laurie

Unspeakable things - sex, lies and revolution

Sep 19, 2014