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About Decorating: The Remarkable Rooms of Richard Keith Langham

Sara Ruffin Costello · Rizzoli
Pages: 254
Format: Hardcover

This first book on the esteemed decorator and tastemaker, known for beautiful interiors that are replete with tradition, saturated color, elegance, and Southern flair, will inspire and delight readers.Richard Keith Langham's all-American interiors unite a traditional approach with dashes...
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Start Here: A Road Map to Reducing Mass Incarceration

Greg Berman · The New Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A bold agenda for criminal justice reform based on equal parts pragmatism and idealism, from the visionary director of the Center for Court Innovation, a leader of the reform movement Everyone knows that the United States leads the world in incarceration, and that our political process...
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Compact Farms: 15 Proven Plans for Market Farms on 5 Acres or Less; Includes Detailed Farm Layouts for Productivity and Efficiency

Josh Volk · Storey Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Small is beautiful, and these 15 real farm plans show that small-scale farmers can have big-time success. Compact Farms is an illustrated guide for anyone dreaming of starting, expanding, or perfecting a profitable farming enterprise on five acres or less. The farm plans explain how to harness...
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The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

SIMON WINCHESTER · Harper
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement - precision - in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future.The rise of manufacturing...
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Selling Your House: Nolo's Essential Guide

Ilona Bray · NOLO
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Whether your local real estate market is super-heated or still making a comeback, there are steps you can take to reach the right buyers, pick the best offer, and ultimately get top dollar for your home. Selling Your House: Nolo's Essential Guide will take you through the process from...
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Her Body, Our Laws: On the Front Lines of the Abortion War, from El Salvador to Oklahoma

Michelle Oberman · Beacon Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

With stories from the front lines, a legal scholar journeys through distinct legal climates to understand precisely why and how the war over abortion is being fought.Drawing on her years of research in El Salvador - the only country to ban abortion without exception - legal scholar Michelle...
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Insane: America's Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness

Alisa Roth · Basic Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

An urgent exposé of the mental health crisis in our courts, jails, and prisonsAmerica has made mental illness a crime. Jails in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago each house more people with mental illnesses than any hospital. As many as half of all people in America's jails and prisons...
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100 Years, 100 Landscape Designs

John Hill · Prestel
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Following up on 100 Years, 100 Buildings, author John Hill steps outside to present a century's worth of the most breathtaking and significant landscape designs around the globe. Beginning with Filoli, the century-old, forward-looking estate situated just south of San Francisco, and closing...
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Barron's Firefighter Candidate Exams, 8th Edition

James J Murtagh · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 454
Format: Paperback

This revised and updated manual presents practice exams similar to those given to firefighter candidates in cities and communities across America. The book opens with a description of the firefighter's role, the important terminology he or she must understand, and the physical, medical,...
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Modern Urban Landscapes

Martin Coyle · Images
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

SMART Landscape is a significant contribution to the conversation on sustainable landscape design, providing energy efficient models and water saving landscape ideas. There are many factors that would help realize energy efficient landscapes, including (but not limited to) the use of energy...
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