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Four Boots, One Journey - A Story of Survival, Awareness and Rejuvenation on the John Muir Trail by Alt, Jeff

Four Boots, One Journey - A Story of Survival, Awareness and Rejuvenation on the John Muir Trail

Sep 11, 2014
Four boots, one journey - a story of survival, awareness and rejuvenation on the John Muir Trail by Alt, Jeff, author.

Four boots, one journey - a story of survival, awareness and rejuvenation on the John Muir Trail

Sep 16, 2014
Foxcatcher - the true story of my brother's murder, John du Pont's madness, and the quest for Olympic gold by Schultz, Mark, 1960-

Foxcatcher - the true story of my brother's murder, John du Pont's madness, and the quest for Olympic gold

" The riveting true story-soon to be a high-profile film-of Olympic wrestling gold medal-winning brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz and their fatal relationship with the eccentric John du Pont, heir to the du Pont dynasty On January 26, 1996,Dave Schultz, Olympic gold medal winner and wrestling golden boy, was shot three times by du Pont family heir John E. du Pont at the famed Foxcatcher Farms estate in Pennsylvania. Following the murder there was a tense standoff when du Pont barri

Sep 16, 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

Sep 16, 2014
From whom no secrets are hid - introducing the Psalms by Brueggemann, Walter.

From whom no secrets are hid - introducing the Psalms

Sep 16, 2014
Front porch politics - the forgotten heyday of American activism in the 1970s and 1980s by Foley, Michael S.

Front porch politics - the forgotten heyday of American activism in the 1970s and 1980s

"An on-the-ground history of ordinary Americans who took to the streets when political issues became personal. It is widely believed that Americans of the 1970s and '80s were exhausted by the upheavals of the '60s and eager to retreat to the private realm. When they did take action, it was mainly to express their disillusionment with government by supporting the right. In fact, as Michael Stewart Foley shows, neither of these assumptions is correct. On the community level, the 1970s and '80s saw

Sep 16, 2014
Gaza - a history by Filiu, Jean-Pierre, author.

Gaza - a history

"Through its millennium-long existence, Gaza has often been bitterly disputed while simultaneously and paradoxically enduring prolonged neglect. Squeezed between the Negev and Sinai desert on the one hand and the Mediterranean Sea on the other, Gaza was contested by the Pharaohs, the Persians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Byzantines, the Arabs, the Fatimids, the Mamluks, the Crusaders, and the Ottomans. Napoleon had to secure it in 1799 to launch his failed campaign on Palestine. In 1917, the Bri

Sep 16, 2014
Geek sublime - the beauty of code, the code of beauty by Chandra Vikram, author.

Geek sublime - the beauty of code, the code of beauty

Examines the connections between the worlds of art and technology, exploring the similiarities between computer coding and writing fiction.

Sep 11, 2014
Geek sublime - the beauty of code, the code of beauty by Chandra, Vikram.

Geek sublime - the beauty of code, the code of beauty

Sep 16, 2014
Get started in writing for children by Bullard, Lisa.

Get started in writing for children

Sep 16, 2014
Getting started with sensors - measure the world with electronics, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi by Karvinen, Tero, author.

Getting started with sensors - measure the world with electronics, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi

Sep 16, 2014
Glimpsing heaven - the stories and science of life after death by Bachrach, Judy, 1948-

Glimpsing heaven - the stories and science of life after death

If you caught a glimpse of heaven, would you choose to come back to life' Investigative journalist Judy Bachrach has collected accounts of the post-postmortem, and the conclusions are astonishing. Clinical death'the moment when the heart stops beating and brain stem activity ceases'is not as straightforward as it may seem. Hundreds of thousands of post-death experiences have been documented, and for many who have died and returned, life is forever changed. And now an increasing number of researc

Sep 16, 2014
Glimpsing heaven - the stories and science of life after death by Bachrach, Judy, 1948-

Glimpsing heaven - the stories and science of life after death

Looks at documented cases of near-death experiences and interviews with survivors, doctors, and scientists, identifying key patterns in near-death experiences and what they imply about an afterlife.

Sep 12, 2014
Good grief! - life in a tiny Vermont village by Stimson, Ellen, 1962-

Good grief! - life in a tiny Vermont village

Sep 16, 2014
Gratitude & trust - six affirmations that will change your life by Williams, Paul, 1940-

Gratitude & 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 write

Sep 16, 2014
Great maps by Brotton, Jerry, author.

Great maps

Traces human development and culture through cartography, from early rock carvings to the latest geospatial technology.

Sep 16, 2014
Green smoothies for dummies by Thompson, Jennifer, author.

Green smoothies for dummies

Sep 16, 2014
Guinness world records 2015. by

Guinness world records 2015.

Chronicles the evolution of record breaking while incorporating thousands of new entries, hundreds of new photographs, highlights of classic records, and access to a bonus "See It 3D Augmented Reality" app of interactive digital content.

Sep 15, 2014
Guitar Amps And Effects For Dummies by Hunter, Dave, author.

Guitar Amps And Effects For Dummies

In this book you will find: How the different parts of your "rig" are connected -- The importance of variety in guitar tone -- Ways to shape your sound with pickups -- Advice on choosing the right amp for your music -- The lowdown on tube types and tone -- Tips, tricks, and basic amp and guitar maintenance -- How to work with EQ, distortion, and wah-wahs -- Ways to use analog "stand-alone" effects units.

Sep 16, 2014
Guitar Theory by Hodge, David

Guitar Theory

Sep 16, 2014