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The maker - crafting a unique space by Maynes, Tamara, author. The maker - crafting a unique space

Nov 21, 2017
The Mafia's president - Nixon and the mob by Fulsom, Don, author. The Mafia's president - Nixon and the mob

Nov 21, 2017
Leviathan by Hobbes, Thomas, 1588-1679, author. Leviathan

The renowned work by the English political philosopher examines the structure of society and legitimate government, arguing for a social contract and rule by an absolute sovereign.

Nov 21, 2017
Just for fun - drawing - more than 100 fun and simple step-by-step projects for learning the art of basic drawing by Herzog, Lise, author. Just for fun - drawing - more than 100 fun and simple step-by-step projects for learning the art of basic drawing

Aspiring artists and art enthusiasts who have never before picked up a pencil can follow incredibly simple step-by-step instructions and discover how to draw everyday subjects. Each featured subject starts with basic lines and shapes, and slowly progresses with each new step to a fully rendered, completed drawing. Saving the nitty-gritty technical aspects of drawing for the more advanced student, Just for Fun: Drawing simply touches upon key drawing concepts and fundamentals, including perspecti

Nov 21, 2017
Java - the complete reference by Schildt, Herbert, author. Java - the complete reference

"Fully updated for Java SE 9, Java: The Complete Reference, Tenth Edition explains how to develop, compile, debug, and run Java programs. Bestselling programming author Herb Schildt covers the entire Java language, including its syntax, keywords, and fundamental programming principles. You'll also find information on key portions of the Java API library, such as I/O, the Collections Framework, the stream library, and the concurrency utilities. Swing, JavaFX, JavaBeans, and servlets are examined

Nov 21, 2017
Ireland by Ireland

Describes the architecture, culture, and history of Ireland; explores the highlights of each region of the country; recommends hotels, restaurants, shops, sights, and scenic routes.

Nov 21, 2017
Instant one-pot meals - Southern recipes for the modern 7-in-1 electric pressure cooker by Arnold, Laura, author. Instant one-pot meals - Southern recipes for the modern 7-in-1 electric pressure cooker

Nov 21, 2017
The indispensable Bach collection - 23 famous piano pieces by Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750, composer. The indispensable Bach collection - 23 famous piano pieces

Nov 21, 2017
How to crochet - techniques and projects for the complete beginner by Varnam, Emma, author. How to crochet - techniques and projects for the complete beginner

"Learning to crochet has never been easier! An accessible introduction to crochet, How to Crochet is for absolute beginners. Simple-to-follow projects teach the basic skills and techniques of this fun and creative craft. New crocheters will learn everything they need to get started, including how to do the basic stitches, read charts and patterns, and finish off theirwork. Ten stylish projects introduce a different technique, with complete instructions explained in detail with the help of clear

Nov 21, 2017
Garth Brooks - the anthology. Part 1, the first five years by Brooks, Garth, author. Garth Brooks - the anthology. Part 1, the first five years

Brooks take a year-by-year look at how he choose the songs for his albums. Part 1 focuses on the first five years, 1989-1993. The analysis includes background from songwriters, musicians, producers, engineers, and managers involved in the songs. Brooks also includes the history of the music that mean a lot to him, explaining what he saw and what he experienced.

Nov 21, 2017
Foxtrot in Kandahar - a memoir of a CIA Officer in Afghanistan at the inception of America's longest war by Evans, Duane, 1956- author. Foxtrot in Kandahar - a memoir of a CIA Officer in Afghanistan at the inception of America's longest war

"Veteran CIA officer Duane Evans is dispatched to Pakistan to "get something going in the South," still under the Taliban's sway and al-Qa'ida. With no "Southern Alliance" for the U.S. to support, a new strategy is called for. This is the true story of Evans's unexpected journey from the pristine halls of Langley to the badlands of southern Afghanistan. Within hours after he watched the horrors of 9/11 unfold during a chance visit to FBI Headquarters, Evans begins a personal and relentless quest

Nov 21, 2017
Finishing wood by Finishing wood

Learn how to: Sand between coats for a flawless finish, Get great results with polyurethane, Apply a tabletop finish with a hand-rubbed feel, Accentuate carvings with color, Spray water-based finishes, Revive a worn finish.

Nov 21, 2017
Finance your business - secure funding to start, run, and grow your business by Finance your business - secure funding to start, run, and grow your business

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Nov 21, 2017
Faces of love - Hafez and the poets of Shiraz by Faces of love - Hafez and the poets of Shiraz

"Together, Hafez, a giant of world literature; Jahan Malek Khatun, an eloquent princess; and Obayd-e Zakani, a dissolute satirist, represent one of the most remarkable literary flowerings of any era. All three lived in the famed city of Shiraz, a provincial capital of south-central Iran, and all three drew support from arts-loving rulers during a time better known for its violence than its creative brilliance. Here Dick Davis, an award-winning poet widely considered "our finest translator of Per

Nov 21, 2017
Extraordinary hand lettering - creative lettering ideas for celebrations, events, décor & more by Wai, Doris, author. Extraordinary hand lettering - creative lettering ideas for celebrations, events, décor & more

Are you a curious hand lettering beginner or long-time enthusiast looking to take your craft to the next level? Or are you a DIY guru or event planner wishing to breathe new life into a boring gift, event signage, or party de´cor? Extraordinary Hand Lettering opens your eyes to the endless possibilities in the world of creative lettering, showing you how to work with types of surfaces, such as wood, glass and acrylic, chalk, and even mirrors. First, learn the simple tools and tricks of hand lett

Nov 21, 2017
Embroider your life - techniques + motifs + inspiration - simple techniques & 150 stylish motifs to embellish your world by Mornu, Nathalie, author, editor. Embroider your life - techniques + motifs + inspiration - simple techniques & 150 stylish motifs to embellish your world

"Are you ready to embroider your world? With 150 motifs designed by 20 of today's most popular embroidery artists selected from Instagram and Etsy, learn the simplest embroidery stitches and techniques, and see the creative ways the motifs can be used to personalize your head-to-toe wearables, accessories, and items for your home. Explore color, stitch variations, fabric grounds, thread types, scale, fills, and more with Embroider Your Life. With stitch motifs that are contemporary and modern, w

Nov 21, 2017
DIY solar projects - small projects to whole-home systems - tap into the sun by Smith, Eric W. (Eric William), 1951- author. DIY solar projects - small projects to whole-home systems - tap into the sun

Learn how to put the sun to work, and make your own solar-powered appliances and additions to your home. Offers small-scale, achievable solar projects that homeowners can build and install themselves. From cooking in solar ovens to mounting solar panels on your roof, this book teaches how to take advantage of solar energy. It's all possible with relatively small investments and minimal DIY building experience. For those with more ambitious solar power plans, this updated edition contains informa

Nov 21, 2017
Disney fun songs - easy piano. by Disney fun songs - easy piano.

26 fun Disney favorites arranged at an easier level.

Nov 21, 2017
Cooking with Zac - recipes from rustic to refined by Posen, Zac, author. Cooking with Zac - recipes from rustic to refined

"Since he was a child, world-renowned fashion designer Zac Posen has been cultivating his passion for cooking. For Zac, cooking and fashion are both sensory experiences. Whether you{u2019}re planning a meal or a fashion line, the goal is to create a masterpiece. In Cooking with Zac, Posen shares a curated collection of the favorite recipes, gathered throughout his extraordinary life--from longstanding family favorites to flavors he's discovered while traveling the globe. When it comes to creatin

Nov 21, 2017
The complete beginner's guide to drawing animals - more than 200 drawing techniques, tips & lessons for rendering lifelike animals in graphite and colored pencil. by The complete beginner's guide to drawing animals - more than 200 drawing techniques, tips & lessons for rendering lifelike animals in graphite and colored pencil.

With helpful tips and easy to follow step-by-step lessons, The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing Animals is the perfect resource for artists looking to hone their drawing style and technique. The Complete Beginner's Guide to Drawing Animals starts with a thorough introduction to the essential tools and materials artists need to get started, including different types of pencils, sketchbooks, papers, erasers, and more. This helpful resource features dozens of comprehensive drawing lessons desig

Nov 21, 2017

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