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Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia by Miller, Judith (EDT) Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia

Jan 11, 2018
Million Dollar Classics - The World's Most Expensive Cars by Derrick, Martin/ Clay, Simon (PHT) Million Dollar Classics - The World's Most Expensive Cars

Jan 11, 2018
Mod New York - fashion takes a trip by Mod New York - fashion takes a trip

Jan 12, 2018
Modern quilts - designs of the new century by Modern quilts - designs of the new century

Admire large, color photographs of the best modern quilting has to offer—more than 200 quilts curated by the Modern Quilt Guild. From the Amish and Gee’s Bend to the first use of the word "modern” in quilting, trace the history of modern quilts and learn about hallmarks of the genre in a concise retrospective. This beautiful hardcover book celebrates the genre, honoring its past, present, and future.

Jan 11, 2018
More beautiful than before - how suffering transforms us by Leder, Steven Z., author. More beautiful than before - how suffering transforms us

"As the leader of Wilshire Boulevard Temple, one of America's largest and most important congregations, located in the heart of Los Angeles, Rabbi Leder has witnessed a lot of pain: "It's my phone that rings when people's bodies or lives fall apart," he writes. "The couch in my office is often drenched with tears." After 27 years of listening, comforting, and holding so many who suffered, he thought he understood pain and its challenges--but when it struck hard in his own life and brought him to

Jan 10, 2018
Morocco - the essential guide to customs & culture by York, Jillian, author. Morocco - the essential guide to customs & culture

Morocco is a land of spectacular scenery, with a rich history, and heady with tantalizing scents and colorful sights. The call of the muezzin seems to draw people from every corner of the globe. In 1956 Morocco gained independence from French colonial rule and was jolted into the 20th century. Today it is a country in transition--a unique blend of Arab, African, and European ways of life. The teeming cities have an air of sophistication and joie de vivre, but life in rural areas has stayed much

Jan 11, 2018
My iPad for seniors by Miller, Michael, 1958- author. My iPad for seniors

Provides step-by-step instructions for seniors on using the iPad, covering such topics as connecting to Wi-Fi and mobile carriers, using Siri, surfing the web, sending email, installing apps, managing multimedia, and fixing common problems.

Jan 11, 2018
My iPhone for seniors by Miser, Brad, author. My iPhone for seniors

Easy, clear, readable, and focused on what you want to do. Step-by-step instructions for the tasks you care about most. Large, full-color, close-up photos with callouts to iPhone photos that show you exactly what to do. Common-sense help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations. Tips and notes to help you get the most from your iPhone. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone working just the way you want. The tasks include how to: Connect to the In

Jan 11, 2018
National Geographic - around the world in 125 years. Asia, Oceania by National Geographic - around the world in 125 years. Asia, Oceania

"Inspired from our monumental Around the World in 125 Years, this volume curates over 250 captivating images, sourced directly from the National Geographic archives. Traversing travel, wildlife, science, history, culture, and conservation, this compendium is in equal parts a breathtaking homage to the kaleidoscopic wonders of Asia and Oceania, and a unique tribute to the world's most famous photography magazine. Split into geographical sections Middle East, South, Southeast, North and East Asia,

Jan 15, 2018
Never Remember - Searching for Stalin's Gulags in Putin's Russia by Gessen, Masha/ Friedman, Michael (PHT) Never Remember - Searching for Stalin's Gulags in Putin's Russia

Jan 11, 2018
New minimalism - decluttering and design for sustainable, intentional living by Fortin, Cary Telander, author. New minimalism - decluttering and design for sustainable, intentional living

Jan 12, 2018
Our beloved kin - a new history of King Philip's war by Brooks, Lisa., author. Our beloved kin - a new history of King Philip's war

A compelling and original recovery of Native American resistance and adaptation to colonial America. With rigorous original scholarship and creative narration, Lisa Brooks recovers a complex picture of war, captivity, and Native resistance during the “First Indian War” (later named King Philip’s War) by relaying the stories of Weetamoo, a female Wampanoag leader, and James Printer, a Nipmuc scholar, whose stories converge in the captivity of Mary Rowlandson. Through both a narrow focus on Weetam

Jan 10, 2018
Outdated Advertising - Sexist, Racist, Creepy, and Just Plain Tasteless Ads from a Pre-PC Era by Lewis, Michael (EDT)/ Spignesi, Stephen (EDT)/ Judd, Ben B., Jr. (FRW) Outdated Advertising - Sexist, Racist, Creepy, and Just Plain Tasteless Ads from a Pre-PC Era

Jan 11, 2018
Pantry and palate - remembering and rediscovering Acadian food by Thibault, Simon, 1976- author. Pantry and palate - remembering and rediscovering Acadian food

"What is Acadian food? It is humble, homey, and comforting. It is made with love and devotion from a larder that is small but mighty, and holds history within itself. And it is made to be eaten. In Pantry and Palate, journalist Simon Thibault explores his Acadian roots by scouring old family recipes, ladies' auxiliary cookbooks, and folk wisdom for 50 of the best-loved recipes of Acadians past and present. Recipes run the gamut, from the art of pickling beets to old-fashioned foodways such as re

Jan 15, 2018
Patriot Number One - American Dreams in Chinatown by Hilgers, Lauren Patriot Number One - American Dreams in Chinatown

Jan 11, 2018
Pokemon Cards - The Unofficial Ultimate Collector's Guide by Majeske, Ryan/ Majeske, Ryan (PHT)/ Manty, Kristine (EDT) Pokemon Cards - The Unofficial Ultimate Collector's Guide

Jan 11, 2018
Policing black bodies - how black lives are surveilled and how to work for change by Hattery, Angela, author. Policing black bodies - how black lives are surveilled and how to work for change

Policing Black Bodies Angela J. Hattery and Earl Smith make a compelling case that the policing of Black bodies goes far beyond these individual stories of brutality. They connect the regulation of African American people in many settings, including the public education system and the criminal justice system, into a powerful narrative about the myriad ways Black bodies are policed. Policing Black Bodies goes beyond chronicling isolated incidents of injustice to look at the broader systems of ine

Jan 10, 2018
Postwar - art between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945-1965 by Postwar - art between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945-1965

"Accompanying the exhibition "Postwar: Art between the Pacific and the Atlantic, 1945 1965," this extensive catalogue presents the work of more than 200 artists from over 50 countries. Uniquely, it understands the term postwar as a truly global condition, focusing on the increasingly interdependent nature of the world as the result of new geopolitical affinities and technological realities. The catalogue illuminates how these epochal social changes manifested worldwide across the practices of pa

Jan 10, 2018
Procedural generation in game design by Procedural generation in game design

Making a game can be an intensive process, and if not planned accurately can easily run over budget. The use of procedural generation in game design can help with the intricate and multifarious aspects of game development; thus facilitating cost reduction. This form of development enables games to create their play areas, objects and stories based on a set of rules, rather than relying on the developer to handcraft each element individually. Readers will learn to create randomized maps, weave ac

Jan 11, 2018
Quick & easy quilts - 20 modern machine-quilting projects by Goldsworthy, Lynne, author. Quick & easy quilts - 20 modern machine-quilting projects

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Jan 10, 2018

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