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"I heard you paint houses" - Frank "the Irishman" Sheeran and closing the case on Jimmy Hoffa by Brandt, Charles, author. "I heard you paint houses" - Frank "the Irishman" Sheeran and closing the case on Jimmy Hoffa

The first words Jimmy Hoffa ever spoke to Frank "the Irishman" Sheeran were, "I heard you paint houses." To paint a house is to kill a man. The paint is the blood that splatters on the walls and floors. In the course of nearly five years of recorded interviews, Frank Sheeran confessed to Charles Brandt that he handled more than twenty-five hits for the mob, and for his friend Hoffa. Sheeran learned to kill in the U.S. Army, where he saw an astonishing 411 days of active combat duty in Italy duri

Jan 9, 2018
"You can't fire the bad ones!" - and 18 other myths about teachers, teachers' unions, and public education by Ayers, William, 1944- author. "You can't fire the bad ones!" - and 18 other myths about teachers, teachers' unions, and public education

"Overturns common misconceptions about charter schools, school "choice," standardized tests, common core curriculum, and teacher evaluations. Teachers have always been devalued in the United States, but in recent years the pace and intensity of attacks by politicians, the media, and so-called education reformers have escalated sharply. Indeed, the "bad teacher" figure has come to dominate public discourse, obscuring the structural inequities that teachers and students face everyday. This book f

Jan 15, 2018
(((Semitism))) - being Jewish in America in the age of Trump by Weisman, Jonathan, author. (((Semitism))) - being Jewish in America in the age of Trump

"A short, literary, powerful contemplation on how Jews are viewed in America since the election of Donald J. Trump, and how we can move forward to fight anti-Semitism. Anti-Semitism has always been present in American culture, but with the rise of the AltRight and an uptick of threats to Jewish communities since Trump took office, New York Times editor Jonathan Weisman has produced a book that could not be more important or timely. When Weisman was attacked on Twitter by a wave of neo-Nazis and

Jan 11, 2018
1001 Organic Chemistry Practice Problems for Dummies by Consumer Dummies (COR) 1001 Organic Chemistry Practice Problems for Dummies

Jan 11, 2018
111 places in Tokyo that you shouldn't miss by Izeki, Christine, author. 111 places in Tokyo that you shouldn't miss

Provided by amazon.com.

Jan 10, 2018
A Beginner's Guide to Essential Oils - Recipes and Practices for a Natural Lifestyle and Holistic Health by Hobson, Hayley A Beginner's Guide to Essential Oils - Recipes and Practices for a Natural Lifestyle and Holistic Health

Jan 11, 2018
A body of work - dancing to the edge and back by Hallberg, David, author. A body of work - dancing to the edge and back

"David Hallberg, the first American to join the famed Bolshoi Ballet as a principal dancer and the dazzling artist The New Yorker described as 'the most exciting male ballet dancer in the Western world,' presents an intimate journey through his artistic life up to the moment he returns to the stage after a devastating injury almost cost him his career. While rich in detail ballet fans will adore, this is a book that anyone interested in a life of creativity will love. Hallberg reflects on themes

Jan 12, 2018
A few red drops - the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 by Hartfield, Claire, author. A few red drops - the Chicago Race Riot of 1919

"Examines the events and forces leading up to 1919 race riots in Chicago."--Provided by publisher.

Jan 9, 2018
A meaningful world - how the arts and sciences reveal the genius of nature by Wiker, Benjamin, 1960- A meaningful world - how the arts and sciences reveal the genius of nature

In stark contrast to contemporary claims that the world is meaningless, Benjamin Wiker and Jonathan Witt reveal a cosmos charged with both meaning and purpose. Their journey begins with Shakespeare and ranges through Euclid's geometry, the fine-tuning of the laws of physics, the periodic table of the elements, the artistry of ordinary substances like carbon and water, the intricacy of biological organisms, and the irreducible drama of scientific exploration itself. Along the way, Wiker and Witt

Jan 9, 2018
A Pope and a President - John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the Extraordinary Untold Story of the 20th Century by Kengor, Paul A Pope and a President - John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and the Extraordinary Untold Story of the 20th Century

Jan 11, 2018
A Short History of Film by Dixon, Wheeler Winston/ Foster, Gwendolyn Audrey A Short History of Film

Jan 11, 2018
A simplified life - tactical tools for intentional living by Ley, Emily, author. A simplified life - tactical tools for intentional living

Offers strategies, systems, and methods for simplifying, prioritizing, and living life intentionally, focusing on the areas of living space, style, food, scheduling, finance, hospitality, technology, self care, motherhood, and faith.

Jan 12, 2018
Access 2016 - in easy steps / Mike McGrath. by McGrath, Mike, 1956- author. Access 2016 - in easy steps / Mike McGrath.

Jan 10, 2018
Activating happiness - a jump-start guide to overcoming low motivation, depression, or just feeling stuck by Hershenberg, Rachel, author. Activating happiness - a jump-start guide to overcoming low motivation, depression, or just feeling stuck

If you have depression or just suffer from low mood and lack of motivation, you know that your life isn't going to change with one grand, sweeping gesture. But you can make important decisions every day whether its getting off the couch and going for a walk, signing up for a course in pottery or screenwriting, or just setting aside some time to meet and chat with a good friend over coffee. These little things wont change your life all at once. But over time, they will shape the way you live and

Jan 12, 2018
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 classroom in a book - the official training workbook from Adobe by Evans, John (Technical writer), author. Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 classroom in a book - the official training workbook from Adobe

Adobe Photoshop Elements 2018 Classroom in a Book is the most thorough and comprehensive way for you to master Adobe’s industry-leading consumer-targeted photo-editing software. Each chapter in this step-by-step, lesson-based guide contains a project that builds on your growing knowledge of the program, while end-of-chapter review questions reinforce each lesson. You will learn the basics of editing your images with Photoshop Elements and learn how to best use the program's many new features. Th

Jan 10, 2018
Advice not given - a guide to getting over yourself by Epstein, Mark, 1953- author. Advice not given - a guide to getting over yourself

The Harvard-trained psychologist and author of The Trauma of Everyday Life explores how the traditions of Buddhism and Western psychotherapy can complement each other to promote a healthier ego and maximize the human potential for living a better life. --Publisher

Jan 15, 2018
American quilt treasures- historic quilts from the International Quilt Study Center and Museum by American quilt treasures- historic quilts from the International Quilt Study Center and Museum

Jan 11, 2018
An Insider's Guide to Orthopedic Surgery - A Physical Therapist Shares the Keys to a Better Recovery by Kaufmann, Elizabeth/ Foran, Jared, M.D. (FRW) An Insider's Guide to Orthopedic Surgery - A Physical Therapist Shares the Keys to a Better Recovery

Jan 11, 2018
An unlikely trust - Theodore Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan, and the improbable partnership that remade American business by Helferich, Gerard, author. An unlikely trust - Theodore Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan, and the improbable partnership that remade American business

"An Unlikely Trust is the story of the uneasy but fruitful collaboration between Theodore Roosevelt and Pierpont Morgan. It is also the story of how government and business evolved from a relationship of laissez-faire to the active regulation that we know today. And it is an account of how, despite all that has changed in America over the past century, so much remains the same, including the growing divide between rich and poor; the tangled bonds uniting politicians and business leaders; and the

Jan 12, 2018
Antiques & collectibles 2018 price guide by Bradley, Eric (EDT) Antiques & collectibles 2018 price guide

Jan 11, 2018

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