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Flight 232 - a story of disaster and survival by Gonzales, Laurence, 1947-

Flight 232 - a story of disaster and survival

As hundreds of rescue workers waited on the ground, United Airlines Flight 232 wallowed drunkenly over the bluffs northwest of Sioux City. The plane slammed onto the runway and burst into a vast fireball. The rescuers didn't move at first: nobody could possibly survive that crash. And then people began emerging from the summer corn that lined the runways. Miraculously, 184 of 296 passengers lived. No one has ever attempted the complete reconstruction of a crash of this magnitude. Drawing on int

Jul 24, 2014
Fodor's Australia [2014] by Atkinson, Lee, author.

Fodor's Australia [2014]

Offers tips on accommodations, restaurants, walking and driving tours, sightseeing, shopping, and seasonal festivals, and details the cultural attractions of Sydney, New South Wales, and Victoria.

Jul 25, 2014
Folds in fashion - the art of pleating in clothing design and construction by Prieto, Rosa García, author.

Folds in fashion - the art of pleating in clothing design and construction

Jul 25, 2014
French comfort food by Davis, Hillary, 1952-

French comfort food

Jul 29, 2014
French roots - two cooks, two countries, and the beautiful food along the way by Moullé, Jean-Pierre.

French roots - two cooks, two countries, and the beautiful food along the way

Jul 29, 2014
From whom no secrets are hid - introducing the Psalms by Brueggemann, Walter.

From whom no secrets are hid - introducing the Psalms

Jul 30, 2014
Gasa gasa girl goes to camp - a Nisei youth behind a World War II fence by Havey, Lily Yuriko Nakai, 1938-

Gasa gasa girl goes to camp - a Nisei youth behind a World War II fence

"What should by now be a familiar, if always disturbing event in American history--the internment of Japanese American citizens and aliens during World War II--is given an original treatment in this creative memoir. Lily Havey was ten years old when her family of four was uprooted and sent first to Santa Anita Assembly Center in southern California and subsequently for the duration of the war to the Amache (or Granada) internment camp in southeastern Colorado. She experienced removal and confine

Jul 25, 2014
Gaza - A History by Filiu, Jean-pierre

Gaza - A History

Jul 29, 2014
Gentle yoga for arthritis - a safe and easy approach to better health and well-being through yoga by

Gentle yoga for arthritis - a safe and easy approach to better health and well-being through yoga

"UTILIZE THE BENEFITS OF GENTLE YOGA TO RELIEVE YOUR SYMPTOMS OF GENERAL ARTHRITIS Over 50 million people in the United States alone struggle with arthritis, a painful and debilitating inflammation of the body's joints. In the medical world, the focus of arthritis treatment is controlling the pain and minimizing any joint damage, while working hard to maintain quality of life. As a result, many doctors will recommend adopting a healthier lifestyle, including a balanced diet and regular physical

Jul 30, 2014
Germany, a literary anthology - beyond the enchanted forest by

Germany, a literary anthology - beyond the enchanted forest

Jul 30, 2014
Get free cash for college, 2014 - secrets to winning scholarships by Tanabe, Gen S.

Get free cash for college, 2014 - secrets to winning scholarships

"Contains advice on finding the right scholarships, crafting applications, writing essays, and asking the college for a financial aid reassessment. Also has a scholarship directory of 150 awards; examples of winning scholarship applications, essays, and interview questions and answers are included"--

Jul 30, 2014
Get up! - why your chair is killing you and what you can do about it by Levine, James A., author.

Get up! - why your chair is killing you and what you can do about it

"From the director of the Mayo Clinic and inventor of the treadmill desk, a fascinating wake-up call about our sedentary lifestyle"--

Jul 30, 2014
Git pocket guide by Silverman, Richard E.

Git pocket guide

This pocket guide is the perfect on-the-job companion to Git, the distributed version control system. It provides a compact, readable introduction to Git for new users, as well as a reference to common commands and procedures for those of you with Git experience. Written for Git version 1.8.2, this handy task-oriented guide is organized around the basic version control functions you need, such as making commits, fixing mistakes, merging, and searching history.

Jul 25, 2014
Glow - the autobiography of Rick James by James, Rick, 1948-2004, author.

Glow - the autobiography of Rick James

"Best known for his song "Super Freak," hitmaker, singer, innovator, producer, award-winning pioneer in the fusion of funk groove and rock, the late Rick James collaborated with music biographer David Ritz in this posthumously published, wildly entertaining, and profound expression of a rock star's life and soul. He was the nephew of Temptations singer Melvin Franklin; a boy who watched and listened, mesmerized from underneath cocktail tables at the shows of Etta James and Miles Davis. He was a

Jul 25, 2014
God's smuggler by Andrew, Brother.

God's smuggler

Jul 25, 2014
Good morning, Mr. Mandela by La Grange, Zelda, author.

Good morning, Mr. Mandela

A memoir by Nelson Mandela's trusted assistant for almost twenty years tells the story of how a young woman's life, beliefs, prejudices--everything she once believed--were transformed by the man she had been taught was the enemy.

Jul 25, 2014
Gratitude and trust - six affirmations that will change your life by Williams, Paul, 1940-

Gratitude and trust - six affirmations that will change your life

" Paul Williams is an alcoholic. Tracey Jackson is not. But together, these two close friends have written Gratitude and Trust, a book designed to apply the principles of the recovery movement to the countless people who are not addicts but nevertheless need effective help with their difficulties and pain. Williams, the award-winning songwriter, actor, and performer, has embraced a traditional alcoholism recovery plan for more than two decades of sobriety. Jackson, a well-known TV and film w

Jul 25, 2014
Guitar for songwriters by Cavanagh, Leo, 1951- author.

Guitar for songwriters

Jul 30, 2014
Hand-stitched home - projects to sew with Pendleton & other wools by Beal, Susan.

Hand-stitched home - projects to sew with Pendleton & other wools

"These patterns are for making home goods and accessories that are like no others. Author Susan Beal, working in partnership with Pendleton Mills, presents a collection of modern heirloom projects to sew and enjoy for generations. From the sweet, simpleprimer on techniques (working with wool fabrics, hand-stitching, machine sewing, and quilting) to each individual project's detailed instructions (with tips on cutting, pressing, top-stitching, hand-tying, and more) Susan's passion for sewing shi

Jul 25, 2014
Has child behavior worsened? by

Has child behavior worsened?

Explores whether or not childhood has worsened over time, delving into such topics as behavior in school, bullying, and feelings of entitlement.

Jul 24, 2014