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The Foundling: The True Story of a Kidnapping, a Family Secret, and My Search for the Real Me

Paul Joseph Fronczak · Howard Books
Pages: 347
Format: Hardcover

The Foundling tells the incredible and inspiring true story of Paul Fronczak, a man who recently discovered via a DNA test that he was not who he thought he was - and set out to solve two fifty-year-old mysteries at once. Along the way he upturned the genealogy industry, unearthed his family's...
The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World

Jeff Goodell · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Critics' Top Book of 2017 One of Washington Post's 50 Notable Works of Nonfiction in 2017 One of BOOKLIST 's Top 10 Science Books of 2017 "An immersive, mildly gonzo and depressingly well-timed book about the drenching effects of global warming, and a powerful reminder...
Natural Beauty with Coconut Oil: 50 Homemade Beauty Recipes Using Nature's Perfect Ingredient

Lucy Bee · Quadrille
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Coconut oil, as we know, is nature's perfect ingredient. It has earned that accolade not only for its versatility in cooking, but also its application as an effective and economic beauty treatment for skin, hair, and oral health.Tapping into the current trend for making your own beauty...
Redefining Aging: A Caregiver's Guide to Living Your Best Life

Ann Kaiser Stearns · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

Caring for an elderly family member can be overwhelming. But fulfilling life experiences are still possible for both caregivers and their loved ones, despite the stress and fatigue of caregiving.In this comprehensive book, best-selling author Ann Kaiser Stearns explores the practical and personal...
Giving It All Away…and Getting It All Back Again: The Way of Living Generously

David Green · Zondervan
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

David Green believes that generosity and building a legacy based on giving can lead to getting back what you really want: a family that stays together, prays together, and shares life joyfully. Green tells the story of caring for the small things and starting Hobby Lobby in their garage....
The Barefoot Investor: The Only Money Guide You'll Ever Need

Scott Pape · Wiley
Pages: 296
Format: Paperback

** Fully reviewed and updated for the 2018-2019 financial year**This is the only money guide you'll ever needThat's a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves.So what makes this one different?Well, you won't be overwhelmed with a bunch of 'tips' ... or a strict...
Smashed, Mashed, Boiled, and Baked--and Fried, Too!: A Celebration of Potatoes in 75 Irresistible Recipes

Raghavan Iyer · Workman Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Who knew a potato could ever taste so good? Raghavan Iyer, that's who! A master teacher and beloved, award-winning cookbook author, Raghavan pays tribute to his favorite ingredient in a continent-by-continent celebration of the amazing potato. Its recipes, inspired by a diversity of cuisines...
The Statesman's Yearbook 2013: The Politics, Cultures and Economies of the World

Barry Turner · Palgrave Macmillan; 149 edition
Format: Book

Now in its 149th edition, The Statesman's Yearbook continues to be the reference work of choice for accurate and reliable information on every country in the world. Covering political, economic, social and cultural aspects, the Yearbook is also available online for subscribing institutions:...
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Angela Duckworth · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In this instant New York Times bestseller, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed - be it parents, students, educators, athletes, or business people - that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence...
Study Guide for the US Citizenship Test in English and Spanish: Updated 2015

Mike Swedenberg · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 7th edition
Format: Print book

#1 Best Seller in Citizenship Test Guides September 11, 2015 The 100 Sample Questions and Answers to the US Immigration Test in Spanish and English A unique product, professionally developed and annotated with current Representatives, State capitals and Sample Written Questions. Updated...
The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History

JOSH DEAN · Dutton
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

An incredible true tale of espionage and engineering set at the height of the Cold War - a mix between The Hunt for Red October and Argo - about how the CIA, the U.S. Navy, and America's most eccentric mogul spent six years and nearly a billion dollars to steal the nuclear-armed Soviet...
Armed in America: A History of Gun Rights from Colonial Militias to Concealed Carry

PATRICK J CHARLES · Prometheus Books
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

This accessible legal history describes the way in which the right to bear arms was interpreted throughout most of American history and shows that today's gun-rights advocates have drastically departed from the long-held interpretation of the Second Amendment. This illuminating study traces...
Guinness World Records 2012

Craig Glenday · Bantam; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

From the shortest siblings to the longest beard, from the smallest jet engine to the largest tug-of-war tournament—if a world record has been created or surpassed, it’s here! Guinness World Records™ 2012 presents the most amazing, inspiring, and wild record breakers...
Dare to Be Kind: How Extraordinary Compassion Can Transform Our World

Lizzie Velasquez · Hachette Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

YouTube personality and celebrated motivational speaker Lizzie Velasquez shows us how we can learn to accept all parts of ourselves and others, and in doing so create a more compassionate world. Born with a rare genetic condition, Lizzie Velasquez always knew she was different, but not until...
Four-Year Colleges 2014 (Peterson's Four Year Colleges)

Peterson's · Peterson's; 44 edition
Pages: 2000
Format: Paperback

Presents information on location, enrollment, costs, financial aid, admissions, curriculum, campus life, housing, and career services of four-year colleges and universities in the United States, United States territories, Canada, and a selection of international universities.