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I Left It on the Mountain: A Memoir

Kevin Sessums · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

On his 53rd birthday, Kevin Sessums woke up in his L.A. hotel room wondering how he would get through his scheduled interview with Hugh Jackman. For years he had interviewed the bright lights Madonna, Courtney Love, Jessica Lange, and all the other usual suspects but, Kevin knew that his rapidly...
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Library Management 101: A Practical Guide

Diane L. Velasquez · Amer Library Assn Editions
Format: Book

Knowing the principles of general management is both useful and necessary for LIS students, but it s no less important to learn management techniques specific to the world of libraries. Created to fill a surprising educational void, this edited volume focuses on best practices from library...
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When Parents Part: How Mothers and Fathers Can Help Their Children Deal with Separation and Divorce

Penelope Leach · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed, best-selling author of Your Baby & Child and one of the world's leading experts on child development and parenting, a practical, comprehensively researched guide to doing the best for your child during and after separation or divorce. Recent research clarifies...
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A Nation Wholly Free: The Elimination of the National Debt in the Age of Jackson

Carl Lane · Westholme Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The Last and Only Time America Was Free of Debt—and How It Led to the Two-Party Political System “An engaging treatment of a topic of perennial concern and frequent misunderstanding, this lucid tale of the brief moment when the United States was debt-free should be on every Congress...
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Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World's First Digital Weapon

Kim Zetter · Crown
Format: Hardcover

Top cybersecurity journalist Kim Zetter tells the story behind the virus that sabotaged Iran's nuclear efforts and shows how its existence has ushered in a new age of warfare - one in which a digital attack can have the same destructive capability as a megaton bomb. In January 2010,...
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George W. Bush: The American Presidents Series: The 43rd President, 2001-2009

James Mann · Times Books
Format: Hardcover

The controversial president whose time in office was defined by the September 11 attacks and the war on terrorGeorge W. Bush stirred powerful feelings on both sides of the aisle. Republicans viewed him as a resolute leader who guided America through the September 11 attacks and retaliated...
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Waterloo: A New History

Gordon Corrigan · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In time for the bicentennial in 2015, a veteran historian brings the campaign and battle, its armies and their commanders, to fresh and vivid life in his brilliant new military history of one of the key battles in world history. Wellington remarked that Waterloo was “a damned nice...
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NFL Confidential: True Confessions from the Gutter of Football

Johnny Anonymous · Dey Street Books
Pages: 239
Format: Print book

A current pro player takes fans on a pseudonymous trip through one of the most infamous years of football - the very long, sometimes funny, often controversial 2013-2014 season - sharing raucous, behind-the-scenes, on-the-field, and in-the-locker-room truth about life in the National Football...
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Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies

Ross King · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

Claude Monet is perhaps the world's most beloved artist, and among all his creations, the paintings of the water lilies in his garden at Giverny are most famous. Seeing them in museums around the world, viewers are transported by the power of Monet's brush into a peaceful world of harmonious...
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The Green and the Black: The Complete Story of the Shale Revolution, the Fight over Fracking, and the Future of Energy

Gary Sernovitz · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

Gary Sernovitz leads a double life. A typical New York liberal, he is also an oilman - a fact his left-leaning friends let slide until the word "fracking" entered popular parlance. "How can you frack?" they suddenly demanded, aghast. But for Sernovitz, the real question...
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