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Oil, power, and war - a dark history by Auzanneau, Matthieu, author. Oil, power, and war - a dark history

"Oil, Power, and War is a sweeping, unabashed history of oil, told by French journalist Matthieu Auzanneau. It provides a detailed account of the people and events that drove the oil industry from its earliest days, and takes a critical look at the way oil interests have commandeered politics and economies, changed cultures, disrupted power balances across the globe, and spawned wars. The author exposes the greed and reckless behavior--by a long line of characters from John D. Rockefeller to Dic

Jan 30, 2019
On drinking by Bukowski, Charles, author. On drinking

"The definitive collection of works on a subject that inspired and haunted Charles Bukowski for his entire life: alcohol. Charles Bukowski turns to the bottle in this revelatory collection of poetry and prose that includes some of the writer's best and most lasting work. A self-proclaimed "dirty old man," Bukowski used alcohol as muse and as fuel, a conflicted relationship responsible for some of his darkest moments as well as some of his most joyful and inspired. In On Drinking, Bukowski expert

Feb 14, 2019
On faith - lessons from an American believer by Scalia, Antonin, author. On faith - lessons from an American believer

Feb 8, 2019
On the run in Nazi Berlin - a memoir by Lewyn, Bert, 1923- author. On the run in Nazi Berlin - a memoir

"Bert Lewyn was still a teenager when he and his parents were arrested by the Gestapo. It was 1942 in wartime Berlin. While his parents were sent to a concentration camp, Bert's youth and training as a machinist made him useful. He was sent to work in a weapons factory. He received one postcard from his parents, then never heard from them again. Through a combination of luck and will to survive, Bert fled the factory and lived underground in Berlin. By hook or crook, he found shelter, sometimes

Feb 15, 2019
One river - explorations and discoveries in the Amazon rain forest by Davis, Wade. One river - explorations and discoveries in the Amazon rain forest

Feb 15, 2019
One-hour dairy-free cheese - make mozzarella, cheddar, feta, and brie-style cheeses - using nuts, seeds, and vegetables by Lucero, Claudia, author. One-hour dairy-free cheese - make mozzarella, cheddar, feta, and brie-style cheeses - using nuts, seeds, and vegetables

Amazon.com.

Feb 14, 2019
Our Man Down in Havana - The Story Behind Graham Greene's Cold War Spy Novel by Hull, Christopher Our Man Down in Havana - The Story Behind Graham Greene's Cold War Spy Novel

Feb 15, 2019
Outsiders - Five Women Writers Who Changed the World by Gordon, Lyndall Outsiders - Five Women Writers Who Changed the World

Feb 15, 2019
Overrun - Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis by Reeves, Andrew Overrun - Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis

Feb 15, 2019
Paleoart - visions of the prehistoric past by Lescaze, Zoë, author. Paleoart - visions of the prehistoric past

"It was 1830 when English scientist Henry De la Beche painted the first piece of paleoart, a dazzling, deliciously macabre vision of prehistoric reptiles battling underwater dinosaurs, woolly mammoths, cavemen, and other creatures, shaping our understanding of the primeval past through their exhilarating images. In this unprecedented new book, writer Zoe¨ Lescaze and artist Walton Ford present the astonishing history of peleoart from 1830-1990. These are not cave paintings produced thousands of

Jan 30, 2019
Pandemic - how climate, the environment, and superbugs increase the risk by Goldsmith, Connie, 1945- author. Pandemic - how climate, the environment, and superbugs increase the risk

"Learn about how scientists have predicted the way diseases will evolve and effect our world in the future."--

Jan 31, 2019
Parkland - birth of a movement by Cullen, David, 1961- author. Parkland - birth of a movement

Amazon.com.

Feb 11, 2019
Pause and reset - a parent's guide to preventing and overcoming problems with gaming by Petry, Nancy M., author. Pause and reset - a parent's guide to preventing and overcoming problems with gaming

Feb 4, 2019
Perseverance - the seven skills you need to survive, thrive, and accomplish more than you ever imagined by Hague, Tim, author. Perseverance - the seven skills you need to survive, thrive, and accomplish more than you ever imagined

Feb 8, 2019
Photovoltaic Design & Installation for Dummies by Mayfield, Ryan Photovoltaic Design & Installation for Dummies

Jan 25, 2019
Pick Up the Pieces - Excursions in Seventies Music by Corbett, John Pick Up the Pieces - Excursions in Seventies Music

Feb 15, 2019
Planetary science - explore the new frontiers by Wood, Matthew Brenden, author. Planetary science - explore the new frontiers

A guide to the solar system and beyond explores planets, moons, dwarf planets, and exoplanets; offers STEM projects, including building a scale model of the planets; and describes how planets form.

Jan 31, 2019
Plant lore and legend / The Wisdom and Wonder of Plants and Flowers Revealed by Binney, Ruth, author. Plant lore and legend / The Wisdom and Wonder of Plants and Flowers Revealed

Feb 8, 2019
Platform - the art and science of personal branding by Johnson, Cynthia (Marketing consultant), author. Platform - the art and science of personal branding

Feb 15, 2019
Pocahontas and the English Boys - Caught Between Cultures in Early Virginia by Kupperman, Karen Ordahl Pocahontas and the English Boys - Caught Between Cultures in Early Virginia

Feb 15, 2019

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