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jacket/cover - click for larger view I wear the black hat : grappling with villians (real and imagined)
Chuck Klosterman.
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The cultural critic questions how modern people understand the concept of villainy, describing how his youthful idealism gave way to an adult sympathy with notorious cultural figures to offer insight into the appeal of anti-heroes.
2013; 213 p.; isbn:1439184496 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Lost girls : an unsolved American mystery
Robert Kolker
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"A literary account of the lives and presumed serial killings of five Craigslist prostitutes, whose bodies were found on the same Long Island beach in 2010. Based on the New York magazine cover story"-- Provided by publisher
399 p; isbn:9780062183637 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Michael LaFosse's origami butterflies : elegant designs from a master folder
by Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander.
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"Whimsical, exquisite and fragile, butterflies and moths have enchanted and inspired people for centuries. Origami artist Michael G. LaFosse is no exception. His original butterfly paper-folding techniques are a dramatic new development in origami--which some have hailed as the most important advance in origami since the first paper cranes appeared ...
2013; 112 p; isbn:4805312262 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Connecticut's indigenous peoples : what archaeology, history, and oral traditions teach us about their communities and cultures
Lucianne Lavin, Institute of American Indian Studies ; with a contribution by Paul Grant-Costa, Yale Indian Papers Project ; edited by Rosemary Volpe, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History.
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480 p.; isbn:0300186649 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view This town : two parties and a funeral--plus, plenty of valet parking!--in America's gilded capital
Mark Leibovich
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"A book about contemporary political culture in Washington, DC"-- Provided by publisher
2013; 386 p.; isbn:9780399161308 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Syria : the fall of the house of Assad
David W. Lesch
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Amidst the bombings, shootings, political turmoil, and mass exodus in Syria, it's difficult to follow the trajectory of its recent troubled history. One can start in 2000, when Syrian President Bashar al-Assad came to power. David W. Lesch, author of Syria: The Fall of the House of Assad, can trace this path because he knew President Assad personally, ...
2012; 275 p.; isbn:9780300186512 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The power of ashtanga yoga : developing a practice that will bring you strength, flexibility, and inner peace
Kino MacGregor.
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Discusses the history and tradition of Ashtanga yoga and explains the essential connection of breath, posture, and gaze that is the core of the practice.
2013; 216 p; isbn:1611800056 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Attempting normal
Marc Maron.
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The comedian recounts stories from his life, from hitting rock bottom to hosting a successful podcast.
2013; 210 p; isbn:0812992873 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Annals of the former world
John McPhee.
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A multilayered tale arranged in an organic succession of set pieces, flashbacks, biographical sketches, and human and lithic histories, explores North American geology, plate tectonics, and geologic time.
1998; 696 p.; isbn:0374518734 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view The ancient Ireland guide
by Robert Emmet Meagher & Elizabeth Parker Neave
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A splendid guidebook to Ireland's spectacular antiquities-its passage tombs, ring forts, castles, Neolithic settlements, and monastic sites
2013; 278 p.; isbn:9781566569149 More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Wild ones : a sometimes dismaying, weirdly reassuring story about looking at people looking at animals in America
Jon Mooallem.
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Tracks the dynamic relevance of America's animals throughout history to illuminate current extinction threats, tracing the author's tour of environmental regions with his young daughter to examine the conservation efforts for such species as the polar bear and the whooping crane.
2013; 339 p.; isbn:159420442X More Information

jacket/cover - click for larger view Rocket girl : the story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's first female rocket scientist
George D. Morgan.
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2013; 325 p.; isbn:1616147393 More Information

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