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Becoming a Londoner: A Diary

David Plante · Bloomsbury USA
Format: Print book

“Nikos and I live together as lovers, as everyone knows, and we seem to be accepted because it’s known that we are lovers. In fact, we are, according to the law, criminals in our making love with each other, but it is as if the laws don’t apply. It is as if all the conventions...
Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats

MARYN MCKENNA · National Geographic
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

In this eye-opening exposé, acclaimed health journalist and National Geographic contributor Maryn McKenna documents how antibiotics transformed chicken from local delicacy to industrial commodity - and human health threat - uncovering the ways we can make America's favorite meat safer...
Older Americans Information Directory 2013/2014

Richard Gottlieb · Grey House Pub; 9 edition
Format: Print book

This Second Edition, completely updated for 1999/2000, is a comprehensive guide to resources for and about Older Americans, detailing National and State Organizations, Government Agencies, Health, Research Centers, Libraries and Information Centers, Legal Resources, Discount Travel Information...
The Year of the Pitcher: Bob Gibson, Denny McLain, and the End of Baseball's Golden Age

SRIDHAR PAPPU · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The Year of the Pitcher is the story of the remarkable 1968 baseball season, which culminated in one of the greatest World Series contests ever, with the Detroit Tigers coming back from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Cardinals in Game Seven of the World Series. In 1968, two remarkable pitchers...
D-day : minute by minute

Jonathan Mayo · Marble Arch Press
Format: Paperback

Told in a purely chronological style, this fascinating account vividly details the authentic stories of regular people caught up in the historical events of D-Day.June 6, 1944 was a truly historic day, but it was also a day where ordinary people found themselves in extraordinary situations......
Your Child's Teeth: A Complete Guide for Parents

Evelina Weidman Sterling · Johns Hopkins University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Children’s dental health involves much more than a toothbrush. Dental disease is the number one chronic childhood illness, and avoiding dental disease means paying scrupulous attention to our children’s teeth.In Your Child’s Teeth, health writers Evelina Weidman Sterling...
I don't know: In Praise of Admitting Ignorance

Leah Hager Cohen · Riverhead Hardcover
Format: Print book

A short, concise book in favor of honoring doubt and admitting when the answer is I dont know.In a tight, enlightening narrative, Leah Hager Cohen explores why, so often, we attempt to hide our ignorance, and why, in so many different areas, we would be better off coming clean. Weaving...
The Closer

Mariano Rivera · Little Brown & Co.
Pages: 280
Format: Hardcover

The greatest relief pitcher of all time shares his extraordinary story of survival, love, and baseball.Mariano Rivera, the man who intimidated thousands of batters merely by opening a bullpen door, began his incredible journey as the son of a poor Panamanian fisherman. When first scouted...
The Charles Schwab Guide to Finances After Fifty: Answers to Your Most Important Money Questions

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz · Crown
Pages: 414
Format: Print book

Here at last are the hard-to-find answers to the dizzying array of financial questions plaguing those who are age fifty and older.The financial world is more complex than ever, and people are struggling to make sense of it all. If you're like most people moving into the phase of life...
Why Can't My Child Stop Eating?: A Guide to Helping Your Child Overcome Emotional Overeating

Debbie Danowski · Central Recovery Press
Format: Book

Help for parents that tackles the real causes of childhood obesity and offers practical solutions Why Cant My Child Stop Eating examines the emotional roots of overeating and addresses the social emotional and physical problems of these children and their familiesWith the ever-growing childhood...
How Not to Kill Your Houseplant: Survival Tips for the Horticulturally Challenged

Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Can't keep a houseplant alive, no matter how hard you try and how good your intentions are? This is the book for you. You need this book. Give plants a chance.Help your plant live with survival tips and learn the simple ways not to kill your plants.With over 50 different types of popular...
Living Large in Our Little House: Thriving in 480 Square Feet with Six Dogs, a Husband, and One Remote--Plus More Stories of How You Can Too

Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell · Reader's Digest Association
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Based on the successful blog, Living Large in Our Little House, the book is a practical and inspirational memoir about the joy and freedom of tiny house living.Traditionally, the American Dream has included owning a house, and until recently that meant the bigger the better. McMansions...
Greater Gotham: A History of New York City from 1898 to 1919

Mike Wallace · Oxford University Press
Pages: 1200
Format: Hardcover

In this utterly immersive volume, Mike Wallace captures the swings of prosperity and downturn, from the 1898 skyscraper-driven boom to the Bankers' Panic of 1907, the labor upheaval, and violent repression during and after the First World War. Here is New York on a whole new scale, moving...