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Breakaway Amish: Growing Up with the Bergholz Beard Cutters

Johnny Mast · MennoMedia
Pages: 174
Format: Paperback

I am the grandson of Bishop Sam Mullet, who was arrested for the Amish beard-cutting attacks. This is my story. Beard-cutting attacks on Amish people in the middle of the night. Five incidents. Nine victims. How could members of a Christian tradition known for peace and forgiveness enact...
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Faith in the Spotlight: Thriving in Your Career While Staying True to Your Beliefs

Megan Alexander · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Megan Alexander is a national correspondent for Inside Edition and a special correspondent for Thursday Night Football on CBS. In Faith in the Spotlight she shares her practical advice for achieving excellence in career, faith, and family and gives us an honest look at thriving in a secular...
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Transgender Children and Youth: Cultivating Pride and Joy with Families in Transition

Elijah C Nealy · W.W Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A comprehensive guide to the medical, emotional, and social issues of trans kids.These days, it is practically impossible not to hear about some aspect of transgender life. Whether it is the bathroom issue in North Carolina, trans people in the military, or on television, trans life has become...
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Counting the Days While My Mind Slips Away: A Love Letter to My Family

Ben Utecht · Howard Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

After five major concussions, NFL tight-end Ben Utecht of the Indianapolis Colts and Cincinnati Bengals is losing his memories. This is his powerful and emotional love letter to his wife and daughters - whom he someday may not recognize - and an inspiring message for all to live every moment...
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The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition

LINDA GORDON · Liveright
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

By legitimizing bigotry and redefining so-called American values, a revived Klan in the 1920s left a toxic legacy that demands reexamination today.A new Ku Klux Klan arose in the early 1920s, a less violent but equally virulent descendant of the relatively small, terrorist Klan of the 1870s....
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Federal Reports on Police Killings: Ferguson, Cleveland, Baltimore, and Chicago

NOT AVAILABLE. · Melville House
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

Federal Reports on Police Killings: Ferguson, Cleveland, and Baltimore, the complete reports from the Department of Justice's landmark investigations of police violence in three major American cities.This collection opens with the brief Department of Justice statement about the decision...
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Alfred Hitchcock

Peter Ackroyd · Nan A. Talese/Doubleday
Pages: 276
Format: Print book

A gripping short biography of the extraordinary Alfred Hitchock, the master of suspense. Alfred Hitchcock was a strange child. Fat, lonely, burning with fear and ambition, his childhood was an isolated one, scented with fish from his father's shop. Afraid to leave his bedroom, he would...
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How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, the Man and the Theft

Edward Jay Epstein · Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages: 368
Format: eBook

A groundbreaking exposé that convincingly challenges the popular image of Edward Snowden as hacker turned avenging angel, while revealing how vulnerable our national security systems have become--as exciting as any political thriller, and far more important. After details of American government...
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The Crowdfunding Handbook: Raise Money for Your Small Business or Start-Up with Equity Funding Portals

Cliff Ennico · AMACOM
Pages: 265
Format: Print book

Ever wish your company could raise capital the Kickstarter(R) way? Equity crowdfunding is finally here, opening new funding avenues for small businesses and start-ups. In April 2012, President Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups--or JOBS--Act into law. This groundbreaking...
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The Longing in Me: How Everything You Crave Leads to the Heart of God

Sheila Walsh · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Do your desires have you going around in circles? You may be looking for fulfillment in all the wrong places. You vowed you'd never repeat the same mistakes - yet you find yourself right where you started. What is it that keeps drawing you back into the same old traps? The fact is, your...
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1000 New Embroidery Designs

Waldman · American Quilter's Society; 1 edition
Format: Book

Hundreds of stitch combinations for hand stitching and crazy quilts. Full-color diagrams with grids make it easy to keep stitches even. Useful in all types of embellishment, use the pattern as illustrated or as inspiration to create your own. The motif section includes hearts, flowers,...
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No Money, No Beer, No Pennants: The Cleveland Indians and Baseball in the Great Depression

Scott Longert · Ohio University Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The Cleveland Indians of 1928 were a far cry from the championship team of 1920. They had begun the decade as the best team in all of baseball, but over the following eight years, their owner died, the great Tris Speaker retired in the face of a looming scandal, and the franchise was in terrible...
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Organizing a Makerfest

Kristin Fontichiaro · Cherry Lake Publishing
Pages: 24
Format: Paperback

At MakerFests, makers of all kinds come together to show off their projects and share knowledge with the public. Through simple text written to foster creativity and problem solving, students will learn how to host their own MakerFests. Large, colorful images show students how to complete...
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Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief's Tribute to America's Warriors

George W. Bush · Crown/Archetype
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W. Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America's military veterans. With Forewords by former First Lady Laura Bush and General Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Growing out of President...
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The World Book Encyclopedia

World Book Inc. · World Book

"A 22-volume, highly illustrated, A-Z general encyclopedia for all ages, featuring sections on how to use World Book, other research aids, pronunciation key, a student guide to better writing, speaking, and research skills, and comprehensive index"--
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Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

Viet Thanh Nguyen · Harvard University Press
Pages: 374
Format: Print book

All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory. From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Sympathizer comes a searching exploration of the conflict Americans call the Vietnam War and Vietnamese call the American War -- a conflict that...
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Drug Dealer, MD: How Doctors Were Duped, Patients Got Hooked, and Why It's So Hard to Stop

Anna Lembke · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Three out of four people addicted to heroin probably started on a prescription opioid, according to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the United States alone, 16,000 people die each year as a result of prescription opioid overdose. But perhaps the most frightening...
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The Complete Cook's Country TV Show Cookbook 10th Anniversary Edition: Every Recipe and Every Review From All Ten Seasons

AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN. · Cook's Country
Pages: 704
Format: Paperback

The Complete Cook's Country TV Show Cookbook captures all ten seasons of the show into one colorful volume that's like a treasured recipe box brought to life. This special anniversary edition debuts the show's new cast and features an all-new design with plenty of fun behind-the-scenes...
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The Big Lie: Exposing the Nazi Roots of the American Left

D D'SOUZA · Regnery Publishing
Pages: 293
Format: Hardcover

"Of course, everything [D'Souza] says here is accurate... But it's not going to sit well with people on the American left who, of course, are portraying themselves as the exact opposite of all of this." - RUSH LIMBAUGHThe explosive new book from Dinesh D'Souza, author of the #1 New York...
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The Six O'Clock Scramble Meal Planner: A Year of Quick, Delicious Meals to Help You Prevent and Manage Diabetes

Aviva Goldfarb · American Diabetes Association
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Get organized and fix the hectic "six o'clock scramble" for a healthy weeknight meal!Everyone wants to eat healthier, but pulling together a healthy meal can sometimes feel like a daunting task. Often we run out of time and ideas at the end of the day and resort to unhealthy takeout...
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Autism Adulthood: Strategies and Insights for a Fulfilling Life

Susan Senator · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

One of the biggest fears of parents with children with autism is looming adulthood and all that it entails. In her new book Susan Senator takes the mystery out of adult life on the autism spectrum and conveys the positive message that even though autism adulthood is complicated and challenging,...
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The Mediterranean Diet Plan: Heart-Healthy Recipes & Meal Plans for Every Type of Eater

Susan Zogheib · Rockridge Press
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

As a practicing clinical cardiologist, I am constantly encouraging my patients to adopt this diet. This book is an accessible, practical and informational tool that makes heart-healthy eating decisions a cinch. I'm thankful to have this cookbook to share with patients to help them improve...
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Gertie's Ultimate Dress Book: A Modern Guide to Sewing Fabulous Vintage Styles

Gretchen Hirsch · STC Craft
Pages: 235
Format: Print book

Every vintage-obsessed sewist dreams of having a closet full of gorgeous dresses. The follow-up to the popular Gertie's New Book for Better Sewing and Gertie Sews Vintage Casual, Gertie's Ultimate Dress Book is packed with all the information and patterns you could ever need to create...
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Foolproof Crazy-Quilt Projects: 10 Projects, Seam-by-Seam Stitch Maps, Stitch Dictionary, Full-Size Patterns

Jennifer Clouston · C&T Publishing, Inc., 2016.
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Embrace the versatility of crazy quilting with quick-to-sew projects! The author of best-selling Foolproof Crazy Quilting shares 10 small, useful items from a tablet purse to summer slippers, each with full-size patterns. Mix cotton, wool, linen, and silk for eclectic fabric pairings to complement...
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Creative Gardening: Growing Plants Upside Down, In Water, and More

Lisa J Amstutz · Capstone Press
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Young gardeners will not only find unique projects for planting and gardening, but will also be inspired to create their own. Using unexpected materials and methods, readers will be planting gardens like no other.
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Outdoor Science Lab for Kids: 52 Family-Friendly Experiments for the Yard, Garden, Playground, and Park

Liz Lee Heinecke · Quarry Books
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Learn physics, chemistry and biology in your own backyard!At-home science provides an environment for freedom, creativity and invention that is not always possible in a school setting. In your own backyard, it's simple, inexpensive, and fun to whip up a number of amazing science experiments...
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Close Encounters of the Furred Kind: New Adventures with My Sad Cat & Other Feline Friends

Tom Cox · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Close Encounters of the Furred Kind is the follow-up to the Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller The Good, The Bad, and the Furry. Like The Good, The Bad, and the Furry, it tells the story of Tom Cox's life with his charismatic cats--The Bear, Shipley, Ralph, and recent recruit Roscoe.Close...
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The Flower Workshop: Lessons in Arranging Blooms, Branches, Fruits, and Foraged Materials

Ariella Chezar · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 245
Format: Print book

Written by a celebrated floral designer and lavishly illustrated with full-color photography, this book not only provides step-by-step instructions for 50 stunning floral projects from simple to spectacular, but also equips readers with the skills to customize arrangements at home. Whether...
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Playing Dead: A Journey Through the World of Death Fraud

Elizabeth Greenwood · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 246
Format: Print book

"A delightful read for anyone tantalized by the prospect of disappearing without a trace." - Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Dead Wake "Delivers all the lo-fi spy shenanigans and caught-red-handed schadenfreude you're hoping for." - NPR "A...
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Band

Virginia Loh-Hagan · Cherry Lake Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Band guides students as they organize their own band for their friends and community. The considerate text includes easy-to-follow lists and will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. Written with a high interest level to appeal to a more mature...
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Will & I: A Memoir

Clay Byars · Farrar
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Clay Byars was recovering at home from a near-fatal car crash when he suffered a massive stroke. He was just eighteen years old. He awoke, back in the hospital, and was told he would be paralyzed from the eyes down for the rest of his life. Determined to defy the odds, Clay quickly and miraculously...
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Frontier Grit: The Unlikely True Stories of Daring Pioneer Women

Marianne Monson · Shadow Mountain
Pages: 198
Format: Print book

Discover the stories of twelve women who heard the call to settle the west and who came from all points of the globe to begin their journey. As a slave, Clara watched helpless as her husband and children were sold, only to be reunited with her youngest daughter, as a free woman, six decades...
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Making Wooden Gear Clocks

Editors of Scroll Saw Woodworking & · Fox Chapel Publishing Company
Pages: 64
Format: Print book

Making a piece of wood move is fun, but making it tell time is truly amazing! Inside this book youll find ingenious plans for creating awesome wooden machines that actually move and keep time. These working wooden wonders might just be the most enjoyable projects you ever build in your...
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Between Heaven and the Real World: My Story

Steven Curtis Chapman · Flemming H Revell
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

For decades, Steven Curtis Chapman's music and message have brought hope and inspiration to millions around the world. Now, for the first time, Steven openly shares the experiences that have shaped him, his faith, and his music in a life that has included incredible highs and faith-shaking...
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Books for Living

Will Schwalbe · Knopf
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the beloved New York Times best-selling The End of Your Life Book Club, an inspiring and magical exploration of the power of books to shape our lives in an era of constant connectivity. Why is it that we read? Is it to pass time? To learn something new? To escape from...
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Final Fantasy XV Guide: Walkthrough, Side Quests, Bounty Hunts, Food Recipes, Cheats, Secrets and More

Victor Arthur · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 296
Format: Paperback

Are you lost in the world of Final Fantasy XV? Looking for a detailed walkthrough and explanation of all the game quests? Want to learn more about the different characters, spells, recipes, etc.? Then this book is for you! This book provides a good introduction to the game as a whole...
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Charm School―18 Quilts from 5" Squares: A Beginner's Guide

Vanessa Goertzen · C&T Publishing
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Put charm squares to the test with 18 quilts using precut 5" x 5" squares. Start with fresh, beginner-friendly patterns and build your skills to sew snowballs, stars, flying geese, and more. Using precuts from your stash or your own charms cut from scraps or yardage, you'll...
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The Last Days of Stalin

Joshua Rubenstein · Yale University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Joshua Rubenstein's riveting account takes us back to the second half of 1952 when no one could foresee an end to Joseph Stalin's murderous regime. He was poised to challenge the newly elected U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower with armed force, and was also broadening a vicious campaign...
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Magic Show

Virginia Loh-Hagan · Cherry Lake Publishing
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Magic Show guides students as they conceive and set up their own magic show for their friends and community. The considerate text includes easy-to-follow lists and will hold the readers' interest, allowing for successful mastery and comprehension. Written with a high interest level...
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Being Dead is Bad for Business

Stanley A Weiss · Disruption Books
Pages: 435
Format: Hardcover

Amazon Bestseller in Biographies of Business People ''Rumbustious, warm and disarmingly candid ... This is an astonishing life, recounted with humor and wit.'' - The Wall Street Journal Most of us spend our lives talking ourselves out of things. But what could you accomplish...
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Hashimoto's Protocol: A 90-Day Plan for Reversing Thyroid Symptoms and Getting Your Life Back

Izabella Wentz · Harper One
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

Dr. Izabella Wentz, the author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, returns with a long-awaited, groundbreaking prescription to reverse the symptoms of this serious autoimmune condition that is becoming one of the country's fastest growing diseases.More than...
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Pershing's Crusaders: The American Soldier in World War I

Richard Faulkner · University Press of Kansas
Pages: 784
Format: Hardcover

The Great War caught a generation of American soldiers at a turning point in the nation's history. At the moment of the Republic's emergence as a key player on the world stage, these were the first Americans to endure mass machine warfare, and the first to come into close contact...
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Guinness World Records 2017 Gamer's Edition

Guinness World Records · Guinness World Records
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

It s time to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the "Guinness World Records: Gamer s Edition" With over four million copies sold, this is the ultimate annual for every gaming fan. It s bursting with the latest facts and stats on your favorite games from the futuristic soccer action...
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It Takes Two: Our Story

JONATHAN SCOTT · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestseller! Jonathan and Drew Scott, known for their wildly popular HGTV shows including Property Brothers and Brother vs Brother, follow up their New York Times bestseller, Dream Home, with a highly anticipated memoir. It Takes Two: Our Story shares never-before-revealed...
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Lost Profiles: Memoirs of Cubism, Dada, and Surrealism

Philippe Soupault · City Lights Publishers
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Poet Alan Bernheimer provides a long overdue English translation of this French literary classic - Lost Profiles is a retrospective of a crucial period in modernism, written by co-founder of the surrealist movement. Opening with a reminiscence of the international Dada movement in the late...
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The Book of Lost Recipes: The Best Signature Dishes From Historic Restaurants Rediscovered

Jaya Saxena · Page Street Pub Co
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Jaya Saxena takes readers on a tour around the country, into some of the once most popular restaurants in America to discuss the history and how-to's of their most infamous dishes. It is sort of vintage meets foodie. In their heyday, the legendary restaurants profiled by The Book of Lost...
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US Standard-type Battleships 1941-45

Mark Stille · Osprey Publishing
Pages: 48
Format: Print book

Written by US Navy expert Mark Stille, this book offers a unique insight into the Standard-type classes of US battleships in World War II. It provides a detailed investigation into the histories of each of the individual vessels of the Standard-type battleship class, the first three of which,...
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Achieving Our Country : Leftist Thought in Twentieth-Century America

Richard Rorty · Harvard University Press
Pages: 159
Format: Paperback

Must the sins of America's past poison its hope for the future? Lately the American Left, withdrawing into the ivied halls of academe to rue the nation's shame, has answered yes in both word and deed. In Achieving Our Country, one of America's foremost philosophers challenges...
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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann · Doubleday
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST - AMAZON EDITORS' PICK FOR THE BEST BOOK OF 2017 "Disturbing and riveting...It will sear your soul." - Dave Eggers, New York Times Book ReviewFrom New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 New York Times best-selling...
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The Gig Economy: The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time Off, and Financing the Life You Want

Diane Mulcahy · Amacom
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

From Uber to the presidential debates, the gig economy has been dominating the headlines...and for good reason. Today, more than a third of Americans are working in the gig economy--mixing together short-term jobs, contract work, and freelance assignments. For those who've figured out the formula,...
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Soil Sisters: A Toolkit for Women Farmers

Lisa Kivirist · New Society Publishers
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Women in agriculture are sprouting up in record numbers, but they face a host of distinct challenges and opportunities. Blending What Color is Your Parachute-style career advice with sustainable agriculture practices viewed through a gender lens, Soil Sisters provides a wealth of invaluable...
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Toni Tennille: A Memoir

Toni Tennille · Taylor Trade Publishing
Pages: 214
Format: Print book

Since bursting onto the scene in the mid '70s, the pop duo Captain and Tennille have long defined the sparkling, optimistic idea of everlasting love, both in their music and through their image as a happy and, seemingly, unbreakable couple. They were an irresistible pair to millions of fans...
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The Secret Life of Equations: The 50 Greatest Equations and How They Work

Richard Cochrane · Firefly Books
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity (E=mc2) , is a central theory in modern physics with implications on our insight into everything from black holes to the expansion of the universe. But how did Einstein come up with it? And what has happened to it since then? The Secret...
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Paradise Now: The Story of American Utopianism

Chris Jennings · Random House
Pages: 488
Format: Print book

For readers of Jill Lepore, Joseph J. Ellis, and Tony Horwitz comes a lively, thought-provoking intellectual history of the golden age of American utopianism - and the bold, revolutionary, and eccentric visions for the future put forward by five of history's most influential utopian movements....
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The Lost Kitchen: Recipes and a Good Life Found in Freedom, Maine

Erin French · Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Pages: 256
Format: eBook

An evocative, gorgeous four-season look at cooking in Maine, with 100 recipes No one can bring small-town America to life better than a native. Erin French grew up in Freedom, Maine (population 719) , helping her father at the griddle in his diner. An entirely self-taught cook who used...
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Foolproof Preserving: A Guide to Small Batch Jams, Jellies, Pickles, Condiments, and More

America's Test Kitchen · America's Test Kitchen
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Canning perfected the America's Test Kitchen way. The art of preserving produce by canning and preserving has come full circle from grandmother's kitchen to a whole new generation now eager to learn it. This detailed guide to home preserving is perfect for novice canners and experts alike...
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67 Shots: Kent State and the End of American Innocence

Howard B Means · Da Capo Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

At mid-day on May 4, 1970, after three days of protests, several thousand students and the Ohio National Guard faced off at opposite ends of the grassy campus Commons at Kent State University. Just after noon, the Guard moved out. Twenty-five minutes later, Guardsmen launched a 13-second,...
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Philosophy in the Hellenistic and Roman Worlds: A History of Philosophy without any gaps, Volume 2

Peter Adamson · Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

Peter Adamson's History of Philosophy without any gaps series of podcasts is one of the most ambitious educational works on the web. It aims to do nothing less than take listeners through the entire history of philosophy 'without any gaps'. It assumes no prior knowledge making...
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Bead It, Iron It, Love It!: Over 300 Great Motifs for Fuse Beads

Kaisa Holsting · Barron'S
Pages: 128
Format: Print book

Pixel art using melty beads is the latest cool craze to hit the crafting community. All you need to get started is a peg board, a bucket of beads, and an ordinary iron! Discover how easy it is to create unique, eye-popping accessories and jewelry out of fuse beads. This creative how-to...
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The Acrylic Painter: Tools and Techniques for the Most Versatile Medium

James Van Patten · Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony
Pages: 178
Format: eBook

A complete course on acrylic painting for beginners and experienced artists that covers classic approaches and new innovations Embraced for versatility, quick-drying properties, and non-toxicity, no medium offers a wider range of effects forcreating highly expressive art than acrylics....
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Stuffed Animals: A Modern Guide to Taxidermy

Divya Anantharaman · W W Norton
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A quirky, timely, and disturbingly beautiful how-to taxidermy guide, emphasizing ethical sourcing and personal expression Whether inspiration came from an exhibition at an edgy art gallery, a visit to the Natural History Museum, or the sight of your crazy uncle's jackalope, more and more...
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Hail to the Chin: Further Confessions of a B-Movie Actor

BRUCE CAMPBELL · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Introduction by New York Times bestselling author and famous minor television personality John HodgmanIt's been 15 years since his first memoir but Bruce is still living the dream as a "B" movie king in an "A" movie world.Bruce Campbell makes his triumphant return from...
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A Killing in Amish Country: Sex, Betrayal, and a Cold-blooded Murder

Gregg Olsen · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 303
Format: eBook

At just 30 years old, with dark-blonde hair and freckles, Barbara Weaver was as pretty as the women depicted on the covers of her favorite "bonnet" stories - romance novels set in Amish America. Barbara had everything she'd ever wanted: five beautiful children, a home, her faith,...
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Ripper: The Secret Life of Walter Sickert

Patricia Cornwell · Amazon Publishing
Pages: 570
Format: Print book

From New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell comes Ripper: The Secret Life of Walter Sickert, a comprehensive and intriguing exposé of one of the world's most chilling cases of serial murder - and the police force that failed to solve it.Vain and charismatic Walter Sickert...
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Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman

ANNE HELEN PETERSEN · Plume
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From celebrity gossip expert and BuzzFeed culture writer Anne Helen Petersen comes an accessible, analytical look at how female celebrities are pushing boundaries of what it means to be an "acceptable" woman. You know the type: the woman who won't shut up, who's too brazen,...
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In the Mountains of Madness: The Life, Death, and Extraordinary Afterlife of H.P. Lovecraft

W Scott Poole · Soft Skull Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In the Mountains of Madness interweaves the biography of the legendary writer with an exploration of Lovecraft as a phenomenon. It aims to explain this reclusive figure while also challenging some of the general views held by Lovecraft devotees, focusing specifically on the large cross-section...
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Janesville: An American Story

AMY GOLDSTEIN · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"Moving and magnificently well-researched...Janesville joins a growing family of books about the evisceration of the working class in the United States. What sets it apart is the sophistication of its storytelling and analysis." - The New York Times A Washington Post reporter's...
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Words on the Move: Why English Won't - and Can't - Sit Still

John H McWhorter · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 257
Format: Print book

A bestselling linguist takes us on a lively tour of how the English language is evolving before our eyes -- and why we should embrace this transformation and not fight itLanguage is always changing -- but we tend not to like it. We understand that new words must be created for new things,...
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KIDS LOVE PENNSYLVANIA, 5th Edition: Your Family Travel Guide to Exploring Kid-Friendly Pennsylvania. 600 Fun Stops & Unique Spots

Michele Darrall Zavatsky · Kids Love Publications; 5 edition
Format: Print book

KIDS LOVE PENNSYLVANIA, 5TH EDITION Your Family Travel Guide to Exploring Kid-Friendly Pennsylvania - 500 Fun Stops Unique Spots Your kids will love finding where to discover Oil and take a tram ride deep into Coal Mines...hike along tall trees, great lakes, waterfalls and grand canyons...tour...
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Miraculous Abundance: One Quarter Acre, Two French Farmers, and Enough Food to Feed the World

Perrine Hervé-Gruyer · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The Bec Hellouin model for growing food, sequestering carbon, creating jobs, and increasing biodiversity without using fossil fuels When Charles and Perrine Hervé-Gruyer set out to create their farm in an historic Normandy village, they had no idea just how much their lives would change....
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Why Buddhism is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

ROBERT WRIGHT · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller From one of America's greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness.Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how evolution shaped the human...
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Alligator Candy: A Memoir

David Kushner · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

From award-winning journalist David Kushner, a regular contributor to Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, and Vanity Fair, Alligator Candy is "a raw story about courage, survival, and most certainly about love" (Tampa Bay Times) .David Kushner grew up in the suburbs of Florida in the early...
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No Money, No Beer, No Pennants: The Cleveland Indians and Baseball in the Great Depression

Scott Longert · Ohio University Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

The Cleveland Indians of 1928 were a far cry from the championship team of 1920. They had begun the decade as the best team in all of baseball, but over the following eight years, their owner died, the great Tris Speaker retired in the face of a looming scandal, and the franchise was in terrible...
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The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict

Austin Reed · Random House,
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The earliest known prison memoir by an African American writer - recently discovered and authenticated by a team of Yale scholars - sheds light on the longstanding connection between race and incarceration in America. In 2009, scholars at Yale University came across a startling manuscript:...
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Who Killed These Girls?: Cold Case: The Yogurt Shop Murders

Beverly Lowry · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the author of Crossed Over, another masterful account of a horrible crime: the murder of four girls, countless other ruined lives, and the evolving complications of the justice system that frustrated the massive attempts--for twenty-five years now--to find and punish those who committed...
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Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets

Svetlana Alexievich · Random House Trade
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The magnum opus and latest work from Svetlana Alexievich, the 2015 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature - a symphonic oral history about the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the emergence of a new RussiaNAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON...
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Highland knits : knitwear inspired by the outlander series.

Interweave. · Interweave Pr
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Be Transported with These Timeless Knits!Inspired by Outlander, the romantic tale of time travel and adventure, Highland Knits is a rustic, yet sophisticated collection of quick-to-knit projects. These 16 simple, enduring designs will have you stylishly covered no matter what place, or time,...
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Diy artisanal soaps : make your own custom, handcrafted soaps!.

Alicia Grosso · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

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West Point History of World War II, Vol. 2

United States Military Academy. · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The definitive, must-have military history of World War II - spanning 1942 until the end of the war - packed with the same expert analysis, exclusive tactical maps, unique graphics, and historical images used by The United States Military Academy at West Point to teach the art of war to its own cadets.Since...
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Caring for a Loved One with Dementia: A Mindfulness-Based Guide for Reducing Stress and Making the Best of Your Journey Together

Marguerite Manteau-Rao · New Harbinger Pub
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

Caring for a Loved One with Dementia is a unique and compassionate guide that offers an effective mindfulness-based dementia care (MBDC) program to help you meet your own needs and lower stress levels while caring for your loved one.If you're caring for a loved one with dementia, you know...
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Enduring Vietnam: An American Generation and Its War

James Wright · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

The Vietnam War is largely recalled as a mistake, either in the decision to engage there or in the nature of the engagement. Or both. Veterans of the war remain largely anonymous figures, accomplices in the mistake. Critically recounting the steps that led to the war, this book does not excuse...
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When Your Child Has Food Allergies: A Parent's Guide to Managing It All - From the Everyday to the Extreme

MIREILLE SCHWARTZ · AMACOM
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

All the answers parents need. Keeping kids safe takes vigilance. But when your child has food allergies, the challenge is greater and you worry that much more. As a food-allergy mom (and someone seriously allergic herself) , author Mireille Schwartz has been through it all. Now, in this...
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Family of Earth: A Southern Mountain Childhood

Wilma Dykeman · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Discovered as a typewritten manuscript only after her death in 2006, Family of Earth allows us to see into the young mind of author and Appalachian native Wilma Dykeman (1920-2006) , who would become one of the American South's most prolific and storied writers. Focusing on her childhood...
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The Housekeeper's Tale: The Women Who Really Ran the English Country House

Tessa Boase · Aurum Press Ltd; First Edition edition
Format: Print book

Working as a housekeeper was one of the most prestigious jobs a nineteenth and early twentieth century woman could want - and also one of the toughest. A far cry from the Downton Abbey fiction, the real life Mrs. Hughes was up against capricious mistresses, low pay, no job security and grueling...
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The Girl at the Baggage Claim: Explaining the East-West Culture Gap

Gish Jen · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A provocative and important study of the different ideas Easterners and Westerners have about the self and society and what this means for current debates in art, education, geopolitics, and business. Never have East and West come as close as they are today, yet we are still baffled by one another....
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Herbert Hoover: A Life

Glen Jeansonne · New American Library
Pages: 455
Format: Print book

"At last, a biography of Herbert Hoover that captures the man in full ... [Jeansonne] has splendidly illuminated the arc of one of the most extraordinary lives of the twentieth century." - David M. Kennedy, Pulitzer Prize-winning Author of Freedom from FearPrizewinning historian...
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Cracking the ASVAB, 4th Edition: All the Strategies, Practice, and Review You Need to Score Higher

Princeton Review · Princeton Review
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

If it's on the ASVAB, it's in this book! The Princeton Review's Cracking the ASVAB brings you everything you need to conquer the ASVAB exams. Inside, you'll find comprehensive reviews of the test topics, proven strategies for overcoming challenging questions, and all the practice...
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Now I Sit Me Down: From Klismos to Plastic Chair: A Natural History

Witold Rybczynski · Farrar
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Have you ever wondered where rocking chairs came from, or why cheap plastic chairs are suddenly everywhere?In Now I Sit Me Down, the distinguished architect and writer Witold Rybczynski chronicles the history of the chair from the folding stools of pharaonic Egypt to the ubiquitous stackable...
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51 Things To Make With Cardboard Tubes

Fiona Hayes · QEB Publishing
Pages: 79
Format: Print book

51 Things to Make with Cardboard Tubes, transforms unwanted cardboard tubes into dinosaurs, monsters, ocean life and much more. Perfect activities for parents and children to create together, the 51 projects feature a well-balanced mix of techniques, materials, colors, and styles for a range...
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: New England

Dk Publishing. · Dk Publishing
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: New England will lead you straight to the best attractions this breathtaking region has to offer.Tour the Northeast state by state, from the rocky coast of Maine to the river landscapes of Connecticut to the world-class culture of revolutionary Boston. Explore...
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Make It Easy: 120 Mix-and-Match Recipes to Cook from Scratch--with Smart Store-Bought Shortcuts When You Need Them

Stacie Billis · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 273
Format: Print book

Cooking doesn't have to be a chore. Why make it difficult - when it can be easy?When you're juggling a job, kids, pet, house, spouse, you-name-it - it can be tough to resist the urge to toss a frozen meal in the oven and call it a day. Stacie Billis knows the challenge of feeding your family...
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The American President: From Teddy Roosevelt to Bill Clinton

William E Leuchtenburg · Oxford University Press, 2015.
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

The American President is an enthralling account of American presidential actions from the assassination of William McKinley in 1901 to Bill Clinton's last night in office in January 2001. William Leuchtenburg, one of the great presidential historians of the century, portrays each of the presidents...
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What Happened

HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 494
Format: Hardcover

"In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I've often felt I had to be careful in public, like I was up on a wire without a net. Now I'm letting my guard down." - Hillary Rodham Clinton, from the introduction of What HappenedFor the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals...
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Heroines of Mercy Street

Pamela D. Toler PhD · Little, Brown, 2016.
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A look at the lives of the real nurses depicted in the PBS show Mercy StreetHEROINES OF MERCY STREET tells the true stories of the nurses at Mansion House, the Alexandria, Virginia, mansion turned war-time hospital and setting for the new PBS drama Mercy Street. Among the Union soldiers,...
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Plan Your Estate

Denis Clifford · Nolo
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

Turn to Plan Your Estate for straightforward, plain-English explanations of each of your estate-planning options, so you can make the best decisions for you and those you love. Attorney Denis Clifford shows you how to: avoid probate leave property through a will or trust use life insurance...
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Poland

DK Publishing · DK Eyewitness Travel
Format: Print book

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Poland is your in-depth guide to the very best of Poland. Whether exploring the liveliness of its big cities or taking in the natural beauty of its idyllic lakes, beaches and mountains, you will experience the culture of Eastern hospitality and community values...
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The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2018

Bob Sehlinger · Unofficial Guides
Pages: 864
Format: Paperback

Compiled and written by a team of experienced researchers whose work has been cited by such diverse sources as USA Today and Operations Research Forum, The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World digs deeper and offers more than any other guide. The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2018...
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Pure Soapmaking: How to Create Nourishing, Organic Skin Care Soaps

Anne-Marie Faiola · Storey Publishing, LLC; Spi edition

The pure luxury of soaps made with coconut butter, almond oil, aloe vera, oatmeal, and green tea is one of lifes little pleasures. And with the help of author Anne-Marie Faiola, its easy to make luscious, all-natural soaps right in your own kitchen. This collection of 32 recipes ranges...
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Everyday Vegetarian: A Delicious Guide for Creating More Than 150 Meatless Dishes

The Editors of Cooking Light Magazine · Oxmoor House
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

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The Unwomanly Face of War: An Oral History of Women in World War II

SVETLANA ALEXIEVICH · Random House
Pages: 331
Format: Hardcover

A long-awaited English translation of the groundbreaking oral history of women in World War II across Europe and Russia - from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature"A landmark." - Timothy Snyder, author of On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth CenturyFor more than...
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The Mother of All Questions: Further Reports from the Feminist Revolutions

Rebecca Solnit · Haymarket Books
Pages: 180
Format: Print book

Praise for Men Explain Things to Me:"It's a fraught time to be female in America (or should I say fraught-er) , and Rebecca Solnit's Men Explain Things to Me is the most clarifying, soothing, and socially aware document I've read on the topic this year." - Lena Dunham,...
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