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Living hell - the dark side of the Civil War by Adams, Michael C. C., 1945-

Living hell - the dark side of the Civil War

Many Americans, argues Michael C. C. Adams, think of the Civil War as more glorious, less awful, than the reality. Tourists flock to battlefields, their perceptions of the war often shaped by reenactors who work hard for verisimilitude but who cannot ultimately simulate the horrors of war. In Living Hell, Adams uses the voices of actual participants on the firing line or in the hospital ward to create a virtual historical reenactment. Perhaps because the United States has not seen conventional w

Oct 22, 2014
Losing patience - the problems, alarms and psychological issues of shaken baby syndrome by Peinkofer, J. (Jim)

Losing patience - the problems, alarms and psychological issues of shaken baby syndrome

"All it takes is two or three violent shakes, in as little as five seconds, by an angry parent or caregiver to punish or quiet a crying child. Shaken Baby syndrome (DBD) is the leading cause of abuse-related deaths among infants. nearly one-third of shaken babies die; 80 percent of the survivors suffer permanent brain damage. James Peinkofer, an expert on Shaken Baby Syndrome, provides a major study of famous and recent cases (Virginia Jaspers, Patience Gill, Louise Woodward) and the key medical

Oct 22, 2014
Loving Yourself to Great Health - Thoughts & Food-the Ultimate Diet by Hay, Louise/ Khadro, Ahlea/ Dane, Heather

Loving Yourself to Great Health - Thoughts & Food-the Ultimate Diet

Oct 22, 2014
Make it stick - the science of successful learning by Brown, Peter C.

Make it stick - the science of successful learning

"To most of us, learning something "the hard way" implies wasted time and effort. Good teaching, we believe, should be creatively tailored to the different learning styles of students and should use strategies that make learning easier. Make It Stick turns fashionable ideas like these on their head. Drawing on recent discoveries in cognitive psychology and other disciplines, the authors offer concrete techniques for becoming more productive learners. Memory plays a central role in our ability to

Oct 20, 2014
Make the most of your time on Earth - the rough guide to the world. by

Make the most of your time on Earth - the rough guide to the world.

Oct 20, 2014
Make up - your life guide to beauty, style, and success--online and off by Phan, Michelle.

Make up - your life guide to beauty, style, and success--online and off

Ever since she posted her first makeup tutorial on YouTube, she has dedicated herself to inspire millions by using makeup as a tool for transformation and self expression.

Oct 22, 2014
Mallmann on fire by Mallmann, Francis, author.

Mallmann on fire

Oct 22, 2014
Managing cover crops profitably by

Managing cover crops profitably

Oct 20, 2014
Mastering my mistakes in the kitchen - learning to cook with 65 great chefs and over 100 delicious recipes by Cowin, Dana.

Mastering my mistakes in the kitchen - learning to cook with 65 great chefs and over 100 delicious recipes

"An uproarious, inspiring cookbook from the longtime editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine, in which the first lady of food spills the secret of her culinary ineptitude, while learning--finally--to cook, side-by-side with some of the greatest chefs working today..."-- From dust jacket.

Oct 20, 2014
Me, myself, and us - the science of personality and the art of well-being by Little, Brian R.

Me, myself, and us - the science of personality and the art of well-being

"In the past few decades, personality psychology has made considerable progress in raising new questions about human nature--and providing some provocative answers. New scientific research has transformed old ideas about personality based on the theories of Freud, Jung, and the humanistic psychologies of the nineteen sixties, which gave rise to the simplistic categorizations of the Meyer-Briggs Inventory and the 'enneagream'. But the general public still knows little about the new science and wh

Oct 20, 2014
Mecca - the sacred city by Sardar, Ziauddin, author.

Mecca - the sacred city

"Sardar unravels the meaning and significance of Mecca. Tracing its history from its origins as a barren valley in the desert to its evolution as a trading town and sudden emergence as the religious center of a world empire, Sardar examines the religious struggles and rebellions in Mecca that have significantly shaped Muslim culture ... [in a] blend of history, reportage, and memoir"--Amazon.com.

Oct 22, 2014
Mennonite girls can cook by

Mennonite girls can cook

Oct 22, 2014
Millennial money - how young investors can build a fortune by O'Shaughnessy, Patrick, 1985-

Millennial money - how young investors can build a fortune

"Fact: the Millennial Generation will not be able to rely on pensions and social security in retirement. Instead, they will have to save and invest in the global stock market to meet their goals. When it comes to thinking about money, Millennials are, as a generation, different from their parents. They are skeptical of expert advice, yet more committed than baby boomers to passing wealth on to future generations. To build wealth, young people must start investing early and buck conventional mark

Oct 20, 2014
Money - Master the Game- 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom by Robbins, Tony

Money - Master the Game- 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom

Oct 17, 2014
More awesome than money - four boys and their heroic quest to save your privacy from Facebook by Dwyer, Jim, 1957-

More awesome than money - four boys and their heroic quest to save your privacy from Facebook

"Four NYU undergrads wanted to build a social network that would allow users to control what they shared about themselves. They were hoping to raised 10k in 30 days and their project was called Diaspora. Their 2010 Kickstarter campaign ended the first day with three backers. They raised 20 times their goal and had support from around the world. But as the months wore on and the money wore out, they couldn't get there--coding failures, bad business decisions, over-reach and under-organization, an

Oct 20, 2014
Mr. Hockey - my story by Howe, Gordie, 1928- author.

Mr. Hockey - my story

A personal account by the hockey Hall of Famer traces his Depression-era childhood, record-setting career and enduring relationships with his wife and children.

Oct 17, 2014
My drunk kitchen - a guide to eating, drinking & going with your gut by Hart, Hannah, author.

My drunk kitchen - a guide to eating, drinking & going with your gut

One day Hart, a bored New York City transplant, decided to make a fake cooking show for a friend back in California. In her book, she presents a collection of stories, drawings, drink recommendations, cooking tips, and recipes to make and enjoy between drinks. The result is a hilarious -- and surprisingly useful -- reminder to enjoy life, and that together we can make it through.

Oct 16, 2014
My prairie cookbook - memories and frontier food from my little house to yours by Gilbert, Melissa, 1964- author.

My prairie cookbook - memories and frontier food from my little house to yours

"I spent ten years enveloped in the comfort of the cast and crew of Little House on the Prairie. We shared so much-- laughter, tears, and many meal, both on-screen and off. This book is filled with my memories and photos from those years, plus the recipes that I love."--Back cover.

Oct 16, 2014
Mystics and Zen masters by Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968.

Mystics and Zen masters

A Christian monk explains the elements of Zen spirituality and mysticism on the basis of his personal studies and experiences

Oct 17, 2014
National Geographic extreme weather survival guide - understand, prepare, survive, recover by Kostigen, Thomas.

National Geographic extreme weather survival guide - understand, prepare, survive, recover

Accompanied by first-hand accounts from survivors, helps readers prepare for and respond to emergencies and survive the worst-case scenarios during such extreme weather events as hurricanes, floods, wildfires, and tornadoes.

Oct 22, 2014