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How the Girl Guides won the war by Hampton, Janie, 1952- How the Girl Guides won the war

"A completely original history of one of the most extraordinary movements in the world -- the Girl Guides -- and how they helped win the war. Mention Girl Guides to any woman and the reaction will be strong. They either loved them or hated them; they were either proud to wear their uniform or refused to join. Whatever their feelings, most former Guides retain strong memories of their experiences. All too often regarded merely in terms of biscuit sales and sing-songs, hardly anybody is aware of t

Apr 19, 2018
Everybody's guide to small claims court [2018] by O'Neill, Cara (Lawyer), author. Everybody's guide to small claims court [2018]

"You don't need a lawyer to win in small claims court -- you need to know how to prepare and present your own case. Smart preparation for your day in court can make the difference between receiving a check and writing one. Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court provides the information, tips, and strategies you need to sue someone successfully or put up a wining defense in any state. Find out how to: file and serve papers, mediate an out-of-court settlement, prepare evidence to support your cas

Apr 19, 2018
The birth of an opera - fifteen masterpieces from Poppea to Wozzeck by Rose, Michael, 1926- The birth of an opera - fifteen masterpieces from Poppea to Wozzeck

The Birth of an Opera offers illuminating insight into how operas are written and the personalities, incidents, and musical circumstances that have shaped their composition. Through a deft compilation of primary sources--letters, memoirs, and personal accounts from composers, librettists, and performers--Michael Rose re-creates for his readers the circumstances that gave rise to fifteen operatic milestones. From Monteverdi and Mozart to Puccini and Berg, each chapter focuses on a well-known oper

Apr 19, 2018
Young Hitler - the making of the Führer by Ham, Paul, author. Young Hitler - the making of the Führer

Apr 20, 2018
Yes we (still) can - politics in the age of Obama, Twitter, and Trump by Pfeiffer, Dan, author. Yes we (still) can - politics in the age of Obama, Twitter, and Trump

Apr 20, 2018
World War II at sea - a global history by Symonds, Craig L., author. World War II at sea - a global history

"Craig L. Symonds' World War II at Sea offers a definitive naval history of the Second World War presenting the chronology of the naval war, from The London Conference of 1930 to the surrender in Tokyo Bay in 1945, on a global scale for the first time."--Provided by publisher.

Apr 20, 2018
Working on the edge- surviving in the world's most dangerous profession- King crab fishing on Alaska's high seas by Walker, Spike Working on the edge- surviving in the world's most dangerous profession- King crab fishing on Alaska's high seas

Apr 20, 2018
Why To kill a mockingbird matters - what Harper Lee's book and America's iconic film mean to us today by Santopietro, Tom, author. Why To kill a mockingbird matters - what Harper Lee's book and America's iconic film mean to us today

Apr 20, 2018
Why materialism is baloney - how true skeptics know there is no death and fathom answers to life, the universe and everything by Kastrup, Bernardo, author. Why materialism is baloney - how true skeptics know there is no death and fathom answers to life, the universe and everything

Apr 20, 2018
When the wolves bite - two billionaires, one company, and an epic Wall Street battle by Wapner, Scott, author. When the wolves bite - two billionaires, one company, and an epic Wall Street battle

"The inside story of the clash of two of Wall Street's biggest, richest, toughest, most aggressive players--Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman--and the little company caught in the middle. With their unprecedented amounts of capital and their savvy understanding of business, activist investors Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman have the ability to move markets and change the fortunes of investors, workers, and even large companies with the flick of a wrist. But what happens when they run into the one thing in b

Apr 20, 2018
What you must know about the hidden dangers of antibiotics - how the side effects of six popular antibiotics can destroy your health by Cohen, Jay S., author. What you must know about the hidden dangers of antibiotics - how the side effects of six popular antibiotics can destroy your health

Apr 20, 2018
What the future looks like - leading science experts reveal the surprising discoveries and ingenious solutions that are shaping our world by What the future looks like - leading science experts reveal the surprising discoveries and ingenious solutions that are shaping our world

Apr 20, 2018
What the Eyes Don't See - A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Hanna-Attisha, Mona What the Eyes Don't See - A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City

Apr 20, 2018
The Wes Anderson collection - Isle of dogs by Wilford, Lauren, author. The Wes Anderson collection - Isle of dogs

Apr 20, 2018
We rise to resist - voices from a new era in women's political action by Dail Paula vW. (EDT)/ Wells, Betty L. (EDT) We rise to resist - voices from a new era in women's political action

"This collection of essays and interviews presents 36 contributors to this emerging movement discussing a broad range of topics--activism, healthcare, education, LGBT issues, the environment, to name a few--affecting the political and cultural environmentof future generations"--

Apr 20, 2018
War on peace - the end of diplomacy and the decline of American influence by Farrow, Ronan, 1987- author. War on peace - the end of diplomacy and the decline of American influence

"A harrowing exploration of the collapse of American diplomacy and the abdication of global leadership. US foreign policy is undergoing a dire transformation, forever changing America's place in the world. Institutions of diplomacy and development are bleeding out after deep budget cuts; the diplomats who make America's deals and protect its citizens around the world are walking out in droves. Offices across the State Department sit empty, while abroad the military-industrial complex has assumed

Apr 20, 2018
Veterinary Science - A Very Short Introduction by Yeates, James Veterinary Science - A Very Short Introduction

Apr 20, 2018
Unlikely general - "Mad" Anthony Wayne and the battle for America by Stockwell, Mary. Unlikely general - "Mad" Anthony Wayne and the battle for America

One of George Washington's most able subordinates, Anthony Wayne's military performance during and after the Revolutionary war is a story that needs to be more widely known.

Apr 20, 2018
Uncensored - My Life and Uncomfortable Conversations at the Intersection of Black and White America by Wood, Zachary R. Uncensored - My Life and Uncomfortable Conversations at the Intersection of Black and White America

Apr 20, 2018
Ultimate Smoky Mountains - discovering the Great National Park by Saucier, Andrew Kyle, author. Ultimate Smoky Mountains - discovering the Great National Park

"Explore the park's mountain vistas, clear-running waterways, old-growth trees, flowering fields, watchable wildlife, winding trails, and historical sites through stunning photography and helpful information. Ultimate Smokies will appeal to travelers and armchair tourists alike, whether you are planning your next trip or looking for a memento to remember your last visit."--Provided by publisher.

Apr 20, 2018

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