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The Answer to the Riddle Is Me: A Memoir of Amnesia

David Stuart MacLean · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 292
Format: Hardcover

"Brilliant and painful and hilarious." - Antonya Nelson On October 17, 2002, David MacLean "woke up" on a train platform in India with no idea who he was or why he was there. No money. No passport. No identity. Taken to a mental hospital by the police, MacLean then...
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Salmagundi: A Celebration of Salads from Around the World

Sally Butcher · Interlink Pub Group
Format: Hardcover

FRESH * SEASONAL * HOT * COLD * RAW * DELICIOUSSalmagundi is a 17th century English expression denoting a salad dish comprising, well... everything. The nearest modern equivalent is Fiambre, a Guatemalan salad containing in excess of twenty ingredients. This comprehensive new book from...
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Coming Ashore: A Memoir

Catherine Gildiner · ECW Press
Pages: 396
Format: Paperback

Picking up her story in the late '60s at age 21, Cathy Gildiner whisks the reader through five years and three countries, beginning when she is a poetry student at Oxford. Her education extended beyond the classroom to London's swinging Carnaby Street, the mountains of Wales, and a posh...
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Altamont: The Rolling Stones, the Hells Angels, and the Inside Story of Rock's Darkest Day

Joel Selvin · Dey Street Books
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

In this breathtaking cultural history filled with exclusive, never-before-revealed details, celebrated rock journalist Joel Selvin tells the definitive story of the Rolling Stones' infamous Altamont concert in San Francisco, the disastrous historic event that marked the end of the idealistic...
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Rick Steves France 2017

Rick Steves · Avalon Travel
Pages: 1245
Format: Print book

You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling in France.With this guide, you'll explore sleepy villages, romantic hill towns, and cosmopolitan cities, including Paris, Avignon, and Nice. Climb the Eiffel Tower, wander world-renowned museums, and dine...
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The Bill of Rights: The Fight to Secure America's Liberties

Carol Berkin · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

The real story of how the Bill of Rights came to be: a concise, vivid history of political strategy, big egos, and partisan interest that set the terms of the ongoing contest between the federal government and the states.Revered today for articulating America's founding principles,...
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Know This: Today's Most Interesting and Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries, and Developments

John Brockman · Harper Perennial
Pages: 608
Format: Print book

The latest volume in the bestselling series from Edge.org - dubbed "the world's smartest website" by The Guardian - brings together 175 of the world's most innovative and brilliant thinkers to discuss recent scientific breakthroughs that will shape the future.Scientific...
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Unplug: A Simple Guide to Meditation for Busy Skeptics and Modern Soul Seekers

Suze Yalof Schwartz · Harmony
Pages: 212
Format: Hardcover

A modernized approach to meditation will appeal to anyone, even if - especially if - you believe you have no time, you can't sit still, or that "it's just not you."Whether you're a Fortune 500 CEO or someone bogged down with a never-ending to-do list, the proven secret to being...
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Essential Oils for Beginners: The Guide to Get Started with Essential Oils and Aromatherapy

Althea Press · Callisto Media Inc.
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Essential oils are a natural and safe way to improve your health, cure ailments, and soothe your body and mind. These versatile oils come from natural sources, and have been used for centuries for medicinal and cosmetic purposes.   Essential...
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Moon Nashville

Margaret Littman · Avalon Travel Publishing
Pages: 292
Format: Print book

Moon Nashville gives you the tools to make your own choices, with:Insider tips on the best spots to eat, drink, sleep, shop, and explore, marked with a Moon symbol, including the Best Place to See Elvis; the Most Theatrical Dining Experience; the Most Inventive Brewery; the Best Live Radio...
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Making Chocolate: From Bean to Bar to S'more

Todd Masonis · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

One of the country's most celebrated craft chocolate makers explains how to make chocolate from scratch in your own kitchen. From sourcing beans to the mechanics and machinery of making bars, this is the first ever guide to making chocolate from start to finish, with 30 recipes for desserts...
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A Passion for Paris: Romanticism and Romance in the City of Light

David Downie · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"A top-notch walking tour of Paris. . . . The author's encyclopedic knowledge of the city and its artists grants him a mystical gift of access: doors left ajar and carriage gates left open foster his search for the city's magical story. Anyone who loves Paris will adore this joyful...
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Something in the Blood: The Untold Story of Bram Stoker, the Man Who Wrote Dracula

David J. Skal · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking biography reveals the haunted origins of the man who created Dracula and traces the psychosexual contours of late Victorian society.First published in 1897, Dracula has had a long and multifaceted afterlife -- one rivaling even its immortal creation; yet Bram Stoker has remained...
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Black & Decker Codes for Homeowners, Updated 3rd Edition: Electrical - Mechanical - Plumbing - Building - Current with 2015-2017 Codes

Bruce A. Barker · Cool Springs Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

You don't need to be an expert to assess your house's codes - you just need this guide.What is the proper clearance for an egress window? Does flexible duct have to be supported every four feet or five? Can vent pipe terminations be located near operable doors and windows? The difference...
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