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My own country - a doctor's story by Verghese, A. (Abraham), 1955- My own country - a doctor's story

A young doctor of eastern Tennessee describes the town's first introduction to the AIDS virus, which preceded a disturbing epidemic and introduced the doctor to many unique people.

Feb 18, 2017
National Geographic traveler. Cuba by Baker, Christopher P., 1955- author. National Geographic traveler. Cuba

An illustrated travel guide to Cuba with full-color photographs, detailed maps, and information on accommodations and restaurants, walking and driving tours, history and culture, and tourist sites.

Feb 18, 2017
National geographic traveler. Dominican Republic by Baker, Christopher P., 1955- author. National geographic traveler. Dominican Republic

A travel guide to the Dominican Republic that provides information on history, lodging, dining, culture, recreation, shopping, and transportation, among other topics.

Feb 18, 2017
No campus for white men- the transformation of higher education into hateful indoctrination by Greer, Scott No campus for white men- the transformation of higher education into hateful indoctrination

Feb 18, 2017
Once we were sisters - a memoir by Kohler, Sheila, author. Once we were sisters - a memoir

"A heartrending literary memoir of the tragic death of Kohler's older sister describes how in the aftermath of a fatal car accident, the author investigated their unusual shared childhood and her brother-in-law's violent history,"--NoveList.

Feb 18, 2017
One part plant - a simple guide to eating real, one meal at a time by Murnane, Jessica, author. One part plant - a simple guide to eating real, one meal at a time

Feb 22, 2017
Other people - takes & mistakes by Shields, David, 1956- author. Other people - takes & mistakes

"An intellectually thrilling and emotionally wrenching investigation of otherness: the need for one person to understand another person completely, the impossibility of any such absolute knowing, and the erotics of this separation. Can one person know another person? How do we live through other people? Is it possible to fill the gap between people? If not, can art fill that gap? Grappling with these questions, David Shields gives us a book that is something of a revelation: seventy-plus essays,

Feb 22, 2017
Oxford companion to cheese by Donnelly, Catherine Oxford companion to cheese

Feb 18, 2017
Peaceful death, joyful rebirth - a Tibetan Buddhist guidebook by Thondup, Tulku. Peaceful death, joyful rebirth - a Tibetan Buddhist guidebook

Feb 18, 2017
Peterson field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico by Page, Lawrence M. Peterson field guide to freshwater fishes of North America north of Mexico

This second edition incorporates almost 150 more freshwater fish species, plus all-new maps and a collection of new and revised plates.

Feb 18, 2017
Practical dinghy cruiser by Constantine, Paul Practical dinghy cruiser

Feb 23, 2017
Protection spell - poems by Givhan, Jennifer, author. Protection spell - poems

Feb 22, 2017
Rescuing Penny Jane - one shelter volunteer, countless dogs, and the quest to find them all homes by Sutherland, Amy, author. Rescuing Penny Jane - one shelter volunteer, countless dogs, and the quest to find them all homes

"Drawing on her work at a shelter, her experiences living with her own two rescue dogs, and years of research, bestselling author and columnist Amy Sutherland takes us on an unforgettable journey into the special world of rescue and shelter dogs--and the growing number of dedicated people who are deeply invested in saving these precious lives"--

Feb 22, 2017
Resolve - from the jungles of WWII Bataan, the epic story of a soldier, a flag, and a promise kept by Welch, Bob, 1954- author. Resolve - from the jungles of WWII Bataan, the epic story of a soldier, a flag, and a promise kept

Biography.

Feb 18, 2017
Reverse heart disease naturally - the step-by-step guide by Honda, Michelle, author. Reverse heart disease naturally - the step-by-step guide

Feb 18, 2017
Rick Steves Italy 2017. by Steves, Rick, 1955- author. Rick Steves Italy 2017.

"From the beaches to the Alps, from fine art to fine pasta, Italy has it all. With this book, you'll trace Italian culture from Rome's Colosseum to Michelangelo's David to the bustling elegance of Milan. Experience the art-drenched cities of Venice and Florence, explore the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum, and learn how to avoid the lines at the most popular museums. Discover the villages of Tuscany and Umbria and the lazy rhythms of the Cinque Terre. Shop at local market stalls, sip a cappucci

Feb 18, 2017
Russia in revolution - an Empire in crisis, 1890 to 1928. by Smith, S. A. (Stephen Anthony), 1952- author. Russia in revolution - an Empire in crisis, 1890 to 1928.

Feb 18, 2017
Satellite - innovation in orbit by Millard, Douglas, author. Satellite - innovation in orbit

Right now, above our heads nearly imperceptible to us but hugely important to how we live are thousands of man-made objects that we have sent into space. Ubiquitous but mysterious, satellites are the technological infrastructure of our globally connected world, helping us do everything from orient ourselves on a map to watch our favorite television shows. Yet we rarely ever think about them. In this book, Doug Millard pays overdue tribute to the stoic existence of the satellite, tracing its simu

Feb 18, 2017
Scandikitchen - Fika & Hygge - comforting cakes and bakes from Scandinavia with love by Aurell, Bronte, author. Scandikitchen - Fika & Hygge - comforting cakes and bakes from Scandinavia with love

Feb 22, 2017
Secretariat & Man o' War - applied statistics and the forbidden comparison by Justice, Charles, author. Secretariat & Man o' War - applied statistics and the forbidden comparison

"I began this book with the express purpose of making it the definitive comparison of Secretariat and Man o' War. I feel that I've succeeded. By engaging the discipline of applied statistics to compare the legendary achievements of these two horses, I am being completely honest about my two primary audiences - the serious Thoroughbred racing fan and those desiring a clearer comparison of runner quality that only the lens of basic statistics can provide. The statistics in this book are both basic

Feb 23, 2017

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