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Murder in the Bayou: Who Killed the Women Known as the "Jeff Davis 8?"

Ethan Brown · Scribner
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

An explosive, true-life southern gothic story, Murder in the Bayou chronicles the twists and turns of a high-stakes investigation into the murders of eight women in a troubled Louisiana parish.Between 2005 and 2009, the bodies of eight women were discovered around the murky canals and crawfish...
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Ghost of the Innocent Man: A True Story of Trial and Redemption

BENJAMIN RACHLIN · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

During the last two decades, more than two thousand American citizens have been wrongfully convicted. Ghost of the Innocent Man brings us one of the most dramatic of those cases and provides the clearest picture yet of the national scourge of wrongful conviction and of the opportunity for meaningful...
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Bringing It to the Table: On Farming and Food

Wendell Berry · Counterpoint
Pages: 234
Format: Print book

Only a farmer could delve so deeply into the origins of food, and only a writer of Wendell Berry's caliber could convey it with such conviction and eloquence. Long before Whole Foods organic produce was available at your local supermarket, Berry was farming with the purity of food in mind....
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Open Concept Houses

FRANCESC ZAMORA · Harper Design
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the successful 150 Best series comes the debut entry in the forward-thinking Open Concept Houses series, filled with nearly 500 pages of color photos - sure to become the ultimate resource for this fast-growing trend in home design and renovation.One of the hottest lifestyle...
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101 Law Forms for Personal Use

Nolo Editors · NOLO
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

Reliable legal forms for common personal and family transactions At one time or another, we all need to get an agreement in writing. But where to start? 101 Law Forms for Personal Use makes it easy to create legal agreements and organize essential information. The plain-English instructions...
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Illusion of Justice: Inside Making a Murderer and America's Broken System

Jerome F Buting · Harper
Pages: 339
Format: Hardcover

Interweaving his account of the Steven Avery trial at the heart of Making a Murderer with other high profile cases from his criminal defense career, attorney Jerome F. Buting explains the flaws in America's criminal justice system and lays out a provocative, persuasive blue-print for reform.Over...
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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

Nathalia Holt · Little Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The riveting true story of the women who launched America into space.In the 1940s and 50s, when the newly minted Jet Propulsion Laboratory needed quick-thinking mathematicians to calculate velocities and plot trajectories, they didn't turn to male graduates. Rather, they recruited an elite...
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The essential guide to federal employment laws

Lisa Guerin · Nolo
Format: Print book

Quick answers to questions about 20 Key Employment Laws This book explains, in plain English, the 20 most important federal employment laws that come up in the workplace. You can look up what each law allows and prohibits, which businesses must comply, and how to fulfill record-keeping,...
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Stories in Stone: A Field Guide to Cemetery Symbolism and Iconography

Douglas Keister · MJF
Pages: 288
Format: Book

Certain symbols abound in modern Western culture that are instantly recognizable: the cross signifies Christianity, the six-pointed Star of David is revered by Jews, the golden arches frequently means it's time for lunch. Other symbols, however, require a bit of decoding-particularly...
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Sharing the Harvest: A Citizen's Guide to Community Supported Agriculture, 2nd Edition

Elizabeth Henderson · Chelsea Green
Pages: 303
Format: Paperback

To an increasing number of American families the CSA (community supported agriculture) is the answer to the globalization of our food supply. The premise is simple: create a partnership between local farmers and nearby consumers, who become members or subscribers in support of the farm....
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Court-Martial: How Military Justice Has Shaped America from the Revolution to 9/11 and Beyond

Chris Bray · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 398
Format: Print book

A timely, provocative account of how military justice has shaped American society since the nation's beginnings. With a great eye for narrative, historian Chris Bray (himself a former soldier) tells the sweeping story of military justice from the institution of the court martial in the earliest...
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Get the Most Out of Retirement: Checklist for Happiness, Health, Purpose, and Financial Security

Sally Balch Hurme · American Bar Association
Pages: 294
Format: Paperback

How to Get the Most Out of Your Retirement. Whether you're planning for or already living in retirement, there's a lot that goes into making the most of every day. From crafting a budget and managing your money to last a lifetime to simplifying your life so you can really focus on what...
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Beyond Earth: Our Path to a New Home in the Planets

Charles P Wohlforth · Pantheon Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From a leading planetary scientist and an award-winning science writer: a propulsive account of the developments and initiatives that have transformed the dream of space colonization into something that may well be achievable.We are at the cusp of a golden age in space science, as increasingly...
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Becoming a U.S. Citizen: A Guide to the Law, Exam & Interview

Ilona Bray JD · NOLO
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Everything you need to become a naturalized U.S. citizenFor a green card holder, taking the next step to U.S. citizenship offers a host of benefits. But the application process itself can be long and confusing. With Becoming a U.S. Citizen, you can save months, or even years. Best of all,...
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No Dream Is Too High: Life Lessons From a Man Who Walked on the Moon

Buzz Aldrin · National Geographic
Pages: 223
Format: Print book

Beloved American hero Buzz Aldrin reflects on the wisdom, guiding principles, and irreverent anecdotes he's gathered through his event-filled life - both in outer space and on earth - in this inspiring guide-to-life for the next generation. Everywhere he goes, crowds gather to meet Buzz...
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