New Arrivals · All Nonfiction

October 31, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Vietnam.

October 30, 2014
Hawthorn, Vic., Australia ; Berkeley, CA : Lonely Planet Publications,
v. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 19 cm.
Imprint varies: 2012-<2014> Footscray, Vic., Australia ; Oakland, CA : Lonely Planet Publications.

Leonard Maltin's movie guide.

October 30, 2014
New York, N.Y. : Plume,
v. ; 20 cm.
Editor: 2005-<2015> Leonard Maltin.

Grammar smart.

October 30, 2014
New York : Random House, c1993-
v. ; 23 cm.
At head of title: The Princeton Review.
"A guide to perfect usage."

Heirlooms of Ireland : an easy reference to some Irish surnames and their origins

October 30, 2014
Osborne, Joseph F.
Baltimore, Md. : Clearfield Co., c1998.
xi, 171 p. : map ; 28 cm.
The counties of Ireland (Map) -- Provinces and counties of Ireland -- An Irish history (A mere grain of sand) -- Explanation of the lists -- Definitions -- The lists -- Ireland in the 15th century (Map) -- The Irish clans of old -- The most popular surnames in Ireland -- The Irish chieftains: now and then.

A world lit only by fire : the medieval mind and the Renaissance-portrait of an age

October 30, 2014
Manchester, William, 1922-2004.
New York : Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., [2014]
xvii, 317 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown, c1992.
The medieval mind -- The shattering -- One man alone.

Beijing bastard : into the wilds of a changing China

October 30, 2014
Wang, Val, author.
New York, New York : Gotham Books, 2014.
ix, 340 pages ; 24 cm
PART ONE -- I H_T_ CH_N_S_ SCH_ _ L -- Fresh Tensions in U.S.-China Relations -- Like Extras Late For a Take -- Then There is the Urination -- Miss, You're Not a Beijinger, Are You? -- PART TWO. The Original Beijing Bastard -- Harbinger, Harbinger, Harbinger -- The Most Important Man in My Story -- The Redemptive Power of Family -- Seeks Trouble for Oneself -- PART THREE -- It Stinks -- Yijia's Grand Opening -- Peking Man -- To Fill in the Blanks -- Young Woman, Old Men -- The Evening Swan -- Peking Opera & Sons -- PART FOUR -- Fifty Years Later -- The Warrior and the Clown -- To Know Your Own Life -- The Decomposing Heart of Old Beijing -- Facts are Facts -- PART FIVE -- The Marzipan Inquirer -- Topless Subtitling -- The Outlaws Are the Ones Who Become Moral -- Not Really "In the Mood For Love" -- In the Path of the Wrecking Ball -- PART SIX -- The Shade Provided by the Branches Is Gone -- I Hope to Bring This Tape to You in Person -- Your Face is So Magnificent, But the Back of Your Head Has Rotted Away -- Qu Qu'r in America -- Epilogue.
"A humorous and moving coming-of-age story that brings a unique, not-quite-outsider's perspective to China's shift from ancient empire to modern superpower. Raised in a strict Chinese-American household in the suburbs, Val Wang dutifully got good grades, took piano lessons, and performed in a Chinese dance troupe--until she shaved her head and became a leftist, the stuff of many teenage rebellions. But Val's true mutiny was when she moved to China, the land her parents had fled before the Communist takeover in 1949. Val arrives in Beijing in 1998 expecting to find freedom but instead lives in the old city with her traditional relatives, who wake her at dawn with the sound of a state-run television program playing next to her cot, make a running joke of how much she eats, and monitor her every move. But outside, she soon discovers a city rebelling against its roots just as she is, struggling too to find a new, modern identity. Rickshaws make way for taxicabs, skyscrapers replace hutong courtyard houses, and Beijing prepares to make its debut on the world stage with the 2008 Olympics. And in the gritty outskirts of the city where she moves, a thriving avant-garde subculture is making art out of the chaos. Val plunges into the city's dizzying culture and nightlife and begins shooting a documentary, about a Peking Opera family who is witnessing the death of their traditional art. Brilliantly observed and winningly told, Beijing Bastard is a compelling story of a young woman finding her place in the world and of China, as its ancient past gives way to a dazzling but uncertain future"-- Provided by publisher.

Irish travellers : the unsettled life

October 30, 2014
Gmelch, Sharon, author.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2014]
208 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
"Anthropologists George and Sharon Gmelch have lived among the itinerant people known as Travellers since their first fieldwork in the early 1970s. In 2011 they returned to seek out families they had knows decades before--shadowed by a film crew and taking with them hundreds of old photographs that they shared with Traveller friends and acquaintances. Many of those black-and-white photos are included in this book, alongside more recent photos and personal narratives that reveal how Travellers lives have changed and what it means to be a Traveller today"-- Provided by publisher.

Teaching the common core math standards with hands-on activities, grades K-2

October 30, 2014
Muschla, Judith A., author.
Hoboken, NJ : Jossey-Bass, 2014.
xiii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Includes index.
"The new Common Core Math Standards have been formulated to provide students with instruction that will help them acquire a thorough knowledge of math at their grade level, which will enable them to move on to higher mathematics with competence and confidence. Along with learning concepts and skills, students need instruction and activities that encourage them to collaborate with other students, utilize technology, communicate ideas about math both orally and in writing, and gain an appreciation of the significance of mathematics to modern life. Hands-on Activities for Teaching the Common Core Math Standards, Grades K-2 is designed to address these needs. This resource has several important goals. The activities in this book will help students: Gain understanding of math concepts and skills, based on the new Common Core Standards, apply their understanding of concepts and skills, develop proficiency in calculations, learn to think abstractly, think critically using mathematical reasoning, employ various problem-solving strategies, gain fluency in communicating about math, develop the foundation for success in higher mathematics"-- Provided by publisher.

Rogerson's book of numbers : the culture of numbers-- from 1,001 Nights to the seven wonders of the world

October 30, 2014
Rogerson, Barnaby.
New York : Picador, 2014.
278 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Originally published: London : Profile Books, 2013.

Did she kill him? : a torrid true story of adultery, arsenic, and murder in Victorian England

October 30, 2014
Colquhoun, Kate, 1964-
New York : Overlook Press, 2014.
419 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
"In the summer of 1889, young Southern belle Florence Maybrick stood trial for the alleged arsenic poisoning of her much older husband, Liverpool cotton merchant James Maybrick. The "Maybrick Mystery" had all the makings of a sensation: a pretty, flirtatious young girl; resentful, gossiping servants; rumors of gambling and debt; and torrid mutual infidelity. The case cracked the varnish of Victorian respectability, shocking and exciting the public in equal measure as they clambered to read the latest revelations of Florence's past and glimpse her likeness in Madame Tussaud's. Florence's fate was fiercely debated in the courtroom, on the front pages of the newspapers and in parlours and backyards across the country. Did she poison her husband? Was her previous infidelity proof of murderous intentions? Was James' own habit of self-medicating to blame for his demise? Historian Kate Colquhoun recounts an utterly absorbing tale of addiction, deception and adultery that keeps you asking to the very last page, "Did she kill him?""-- Provided by publisher.

Prophecies, libels & dreams : stories of Califa

October 30, 2014
Wilce, Ysabeau S.
Easthampton, MA : Small Beer Press, 2014.
ii, 241 pages ; 22 cm
"These interconnected stories are set in the Republic of Califa -- a baroque approximation of Gold Rush era-California with an overlay of Aztec ceremony. By turn whimsical and horrific (sometime in the same paragraph), Wilce's stories have been characterized as "screwball comedies for goths" but they could also be described as "historical fantasies" or "fanciful histories" for there are nuggets of historical fact hidden in them there lies"-- Provided by publisher.

Prune

October 30, 2014
Hamilton, Gabrielle, author.
New York : Random House, [2014]
567 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
"A full repertoire of the many recipes served at the beloved Lower East Side restaurant Prune over the last thirteen years ... The recipes are written from the unique perspective of cook to cook, as if Gabrielle were addressing her own line cooks, some seasoned, some green, with all of the essential elements provided to getting a dish just right --all presented in a way that will make total sense to home cooks, too"-- Provided by publisher.

Faster, higher, stronger : how sports science is creating a new generation of superathletes, and what we can learn from them

October 30, 2014
McClusky, Mark.
New York : Hudson Street Press, 2014.
xii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Hacking the athlete -- Gold Medal genetics -- Eating to win -- The search for excellence -- The fast track to greatness -- Learning to be the best -- Tools of the trade -- What getting tired means -- Staying strong -- The numbers game -- Athlete's little helper -- The limits of performance.
Veteran journalist Mark McClusky brings readers behind the scenes with a new generation of athletes, coaches, and scientists whose accomplishments are changing our understanding of human physical achievement and completely redefining the limits of the human body.

Green : the history of a color

October 30, 2014
Pastoureau, Michel, 1947-
Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2014]
239 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
An uncertain color (from the beginning to the year 1000) -- A courtly color (11th-14th centuries) -- A dangerous color (14th-16th centuries) -- A secondary color (16th-19th centuries) -- A soothing color (19th-21st centuries).
In this beautiful and richly illustrated book, the acclaimed author of Blue and Black presents a fascinating and revealing history of the color green in European societies from prehistoric times to today. Examining the evolving place of green in art, clothes, literature, religion, science, and everyday life, Michel Pastoureau traces how culture has profoundly changed the perception and meaning of the color over millennia--and how we misread cultural, social, and art history when we assume that colors have always signified what they do today. Filled with entertaining and enlightening anecdotes, Green shows that the color has been ambivalent: a symbol of life, luck, and hope, but also disorder, greed, poison, and the devil. Chemically unstable, green pigments were long difficult to produce and even harder to fix. Not surprisingly, the color has been associated with all that is changeable and fleeting: childhood, love, and money. Only in the Romantic period did green definitively become the color of nature. Pastoureau also explains why the color was connected with the Roman emperor Nero, how it became the color of Islam, why Goethe believed it was the color of the middle class, why some nineteenth-century scholars speculated that the ancient Greeks couldn't see green, and how the color was denigrated by Kandinsky and the Bauhaus. More broadly, Green demonstrates that the history of the color is, to a large degree, one of dramatic reversal: long absent, ignored, or rejected, green today has become a ubiquitous and soothing presence as the symbol of environmental causes and the mission to save the planet. With its striking design and compelling text, Green will delight anyone who is interested in history, culture, art, fashion, or media.

The best cat book ever : [super-amazing, 100% awesome]

October 30, 2014
Funk, Kate.
New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2014.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly color illustrations ; 16 x 21 cm
Subtitle from cover.

YumUniverse : infinite possibilities for a gluten-free, plant-powerful, whole-food lifestyle : over 150 recipes

October 30, 2014
Crosby, Heather.
Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, [2014]
317 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"Adding more plant-based, gluten-free foods into your life just got a lot tastier. Whether you're transitioning to a completely plant-based diet or you just want some ideas for how to prepare scrumptious veggie dishes, Heather Crosby provides a step-by-step guide to adding good stuff into your existing routine. YumUniverse: Infinite Possibilities for a Gluten-Free, Plant-Powerful, Whole Food Lifestyle offers a creative collection of more than 150 amazing recipes developed by Heather, all with no meat, dairy, gluten, or soy. But this is more than just a cookbook-it's a treasure chest that will help you build health-promoting habits and recipes of your own for a lifetime. Once a bacon-loving skeptic, Heather knows first-hand how overwhelming yet rewarding the transition to a plant-based, gluten-free diet can be, so she's included essential, everyday know-how for folks seeking to adopt and maintain a healing whole foods diet. Fans of YumUniverse.com, Heather's inspirational food blog, and new readers alike will discover unique recipes that are as delicious as they are beneficial. With hearty dishes such as Skillet Crusted Sweet Potato Gnocchi and Cardamom Cream Chia Pudding with Raspberries, as well as divine desserts such as Mexican Unfried Ice Cream and Chocolate & Salted Caramel Stack Cake, Heather's recipes will have you saying "yum" and finding joy in clean foods that respect and nourish your body. A plant-based, gluten-free diet is delicious and doable. So say goodbye to temporary dieting and embrace healthy, incredible dishes as part of your long-term wellness adventure! "-- Provided by publisher.

China 1945 : Mao's revolution and America's fateful choice

October 30, 2014
Bernstein, Richard, 1944- author.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
x, 445 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
A rare victory -- The generalissimo and the Americans -- The devastated country -- Mao, Zhou, and the Americans -- The dark side -- The wrong man -- The rage of an envoy -- A moral compromise -- Hiding the knife -- The war over China policy -- Mao the god, service the spy -- Hearts and minds -- Everything Stalin wanted -- Facts on the ground -- What to do? -- Marshall comes close -- From hope to antagonism -- The tragedy of the Chinese Revolution.

A Christmas far from home : an epic tale of courage and survival during the Korean War

October 30, 2014
Weintraub, Stanley, 1929- author.
Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group Press, [2014]
xvi, 286 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
A turkey for Thanksgiving -- Upbeat Thanksgiving -- The pincers parlay -- Mission impossible -- An entirely new war -- Beginning the breakout -- Hagaru to Koto-ri -- A bridge apart -- Downhill all the way -- Christmas Eve.
"Just before Thanksgiving in 1950, five months into the Korean War, General MacArthur flew to American positions in the north and grandly announced an 'end-the-war-by-Christmas' offensive despite recent intervention by Mao's Chinese, who would soon trap tens of thousands of US troops poised toward the Yalu River border. Led by Marines, an overwhelmed X Corps evacuated the frigid, mountainous Chosin Reservoir fastness and fought a swarming enemy and treacherous snow and ice to reach the coast. Weather, terrain, Chinese firepower, and a 4,000-foot chasm made escape seem impossible in the face of a vanishing Christmas. But endurance and sacrifice prevailed, and the last troop ships weighed anchor on Christmas Eve"-- Provided by publisher.

Widow Basquiat : a love story

October 30, 2014
Clement, Jennifer, author.
New York : B\D\W\Y/Broadway Books, 2014.
xv, 186 pages ; 20 cm
"Originally published in Great Britain, in slightly different form, by Payback Press, an imprint of Canongate Books Ltd, Edinburgh, in 2000. This edition originally published in Great Britain by Canongate Books, Ltd., Edinburgh in 2014"--Title page verso.
A memoir of avant-garde street artist and painter Jean-Michel Basquiat's partner, her past, and their life together

Modern man : the life of Le Corbusier, architect of tomorrow

October 30, 2014
Flint, Anthony, 1962-
Boston : New Harvest, 2014.
256 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : some color illustrations ; 24 cm.

BOMB : the author interviews

October 30, 2014
New York : Soho Press, [2014]
460 pages ; 27 cm
"Drawing on 30 years of BOMB Magazine, this anthology of interviews brings together some of the greatest figures of world literature for a brilliant and unforgettable collection of sharp, insightful and intimate author conversations. Here we have a conversation with Jonathan Franzen, still an unkown author, on the eve of the publication of The Corrections; and one with Roberto Bolaño, near the end of his life. Lydia Davis and Francine Prose break down the intricacies of Davis's methods; Edwidge Danticat and Junot Diaz discuss the power of Caribbean diasporic fiction. This anthology brings together some of the greatest figures of world literature for a brilliant and unforgettable collection of sharp, insightful and intimate author conversations"-- Provided by publisher.

Bohemians, bootleggers, flappers, and swells : the best of early Vanity fair

October 30, 2014
New York : The Penguin Press, 2014.
420 pages ; 24 cm
Vanity Fair and the birth of the new / Graydon Carter -- The physical culture peril (May 1914) / P. G. Wodehouse -- August Strindberg (October 1914) / Georg Brandes -- The world's new art centre (January 1915) / Frederick James Gregg -- Are odd women really odd? (June 1915) / Hyman Strunsky -- New York women who earn $50,000 a year (August 1915) / Anne O'Hagan -- Any porch (poetry) (September 1915) / Dorothy Rothschild (Parker) -- Football and the new rules (September 1915) / Walter Camp -- War scenes across the Canadian border (October 1915) / Stephen Leacock -- Are the rich happy? (December 1915) / Stephen Leacock -- An Afghan in America (February 1916) / Syyed Shaykh Achmed Abdullah -- The art of being a bohemian (March 1916) / Robert C. Benchley -- Why I haven't married (October 1916) / Dorothy Rothschild (Parker) -- Men: a hate song (poetry) (February 1917) / Dorothy Rothschild (Parker) -- The shifting night life of New York (February 1917) / James L. Ford -- Actresses: a hate song (poetry) (May 1917) / Dorothy Rothschild (Parker) -- Relatives: a hate song (poetry) (August 1917) / Dorothy Rothschild (Parker) -- George Jean Nathan (November 1917) / The editors -- From left to right in the movies (January 1918) / Douglas Fairbanks -- Excursions into Hunland (March 1918) / Lieut. E. M. Roberts, R. F. C. -- The great American army (poetry) (June 1918) / Gertrude Stein -- The gateway to an artificial paradise: the effects of hashish and opium compared (October 1918) / Arthur Symons -- Our office: a hate song (poetry) (May 1919) / Dorothy Parker-- William Somerset Maugham: a pen portrait by a friendly hand (January 1920) / Hugh Walpole -- My autobiography (January 1920) / A. A. Milne -- The higher education on the screen (February 1920) / Robert E. Sherwood -- Mr. Wilson's inelastic intelligence (February 1920) / John Jay Chapman -- The lamps of Limehouse (short story) (March 1920) / Thomas Burke -- "Hippocketiquette" (April 1920) / Richard Connell -- Poems (November 1920) / Edna St. Vincent Mlllay -- This is a magazine (December 1920) / F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Sport for art's sake (September 1921) / Heywood Broun -- Memoirs of court favourites (November 1921) / Noël Coward -- James Joyce (March 1922) / Djuna Barnes -- Without the cane and the derby (poetry) (May 1922) / Carl Sandburg -- I like Americans: they are so ridiculous (poetry) (August 1922) / Edna St. Vincent Millay (pseudonym Nancy Boyd) -- The public and the artist (October 1922) / Jean Cocteau -- The high-low controversy (January 1923) / Randolph Dinwiddie -- The early days of Pablo Picasso (May 1923) / Max Jacob -- Jazz: a brief history (June 1923) / Samuel Chotzinoff -- Poems (July 1923) / T. S. Eliot -- An essay on behaviorism (October 1923) / Bertrand Russell -- The woman behind the mask (short story) (November 1924) / Colette -- When Calvin Coolidge laughed (April 1925) / e. e. cummings -- What, exactly, is modern? (May 1925) / Aldous Huxley -- Poems (September 1925) / Langston Hughes -- The education of Harpo Marx (March 1926) / Alexander Woollcott -- Hello, big boy (June 1926) / Sherwood Anderson -- A western reunion (short story, in telegrams) (August 1926) / Geoffrey Kerr -- Liberty, equality, fraternity (December 1926) / Clarence Darrow -- Some American expatriates (April 1927) / Ford Madox Ford -- Blazing publicity (September 1927) / Walter Lippmann -- A primer of Broadway slang (November 1927) / Walter Winchell -- Russia: the great experiment (June 1928) / Theodore Dreiser -- Do women change? (April 1929) / D. H. Lawrence -- If you are going to Antibes (July 1929) / Alexander Woollcott -- An American Museum of Modern Art (November 1929) / Alfred H. Barr Jr. -- The extremely moving pictures (December 1929) / Thomas Mann -- A stock market post-mortem (January 1939) / David Cort -- A portrait of Joan Crawford (June 1930) / Douglas Fairbanks Jr. -- A close-up of Cole Porter (February 1931) / Charles G. Shaw -- Twilight of the economic gods (April 1931) / Jay Franklin -- Banks and the collapse of money values (January 1932) / J. M. Keynes -- The babe (May 1932) / Paul Gallico -- Bootlegging for Junior (June 1932) / Dalton Trumbo -- The Jimmy Walker era (December 1932) / Alva Johnston -- When lovely women stooped to the follies (February 1933) / Helen Brown Norden -- The moll in our midst (August 1934) / Stanley Walker -- Little Caruso (short story) (October 1934) / William Saroyan -- Tarzan--ape-man into industry (January 1935) / Darwin l. Teilhet -- The grand guillotiner of Paris (May 1935) / Janet Flanner -- The bums at sunset (short story) (October 1935) / Thomas Wolfe -- Golden swank (February 1936) / Allene Talmey.
For the magazine's centenary celebration, an anthology of pieces from the early golden age of Vanity Fair. Editor Graydon Carter introduces these fabulous pieces written between 1913 and 1936, when the magazine published a murderers' row of the world's leading literary lights. It features great writers on great topics, including F. Scott Fitzgerald on what a magazine should be, Clarence Darrow on equality, D. H. Lawrence on women, e.e. cummings on Calvin Coolidge, John Maynard Keynes on the collapse in money value, Thomas Mann on how films move the human heart, Alexander Woollcott on Harpo Marx, Carl Sandburg on Charlie Chaplin, Djuna Barnes on James Joyce, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., on Joan Crawford, and Dorothy Parker on a host of topics ranging from why she hates actresses to why she hasn't married. These essays reflect the rich period of their creation while simultaneously addressing topics that would be recognizable in the magazine today, such as how women should navigate work and home life; our destructive fascination with the entertainment industry and with professional sports; the collapse of public faith in the financial industry; and, as Aldous Huxley asks herein, "What, exactly, is modern?"--From publisher description.

Guilty? : crime, punishment, and the changing face of criminal justice

October 30, 2014
Kanefield, Teri, 1960- author.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
ix, 134 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Crimes of opportunity: theft--or good luck? -- Another kind of bank robbery -- Cheating? Or lucking into a good deal? -- Race: changing attitudes and laws -- Deciding what is a danger to society -- Killing is a crime, except when it isn't -- Retribution: "an eye for an eye" -- Deterrence, or a warning to all -- The conveyor belt of justice -- Dolly Mapp and unreasonable searches -- The right to counsel -- Conveyor belts and obstacle courses -- Conclusion: thinking like a lawyer.

Make ahead bread : 100 recipes for melt-in-your-mouth fresh bread every day : plus butters & spreads

October 30, 2014
Currie, Donna, author.
Newtown, Conn. : The Taunton Press, [2014]
201 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Introduction -- Get ready to bake bread! -- Loaf bread -- Buns, rolls, & breadsticks -- Flatbreads -- Pastries -- Leftover bread -- Butters & spreads -- Metric equivalents -- Volume to weight conversions for commonly used ingredients -- Resources -- Index.
"This book created in a two-part approach that both saves time and enhances flavor, the recipes in Make Ahead Bread will give inexperienced bakers and busy home cooks the information they need to make bread on a schedule that works for them"-- Provided by publisher.

George H. W. Bush : character at the core

October 30, 2014
Smith, Curt.
[Lincoln] : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, 2014.
xv, 325 pages, 20 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Beginnings -- Finding the water fine -- Perfectly clear -- Looking for Mr. Right -- Big jawn -- A phone call from the Gipper -- To the brink-and back -- The immaculate election -- Hopeful at the creation -- Bush at the summit -- Into the abyss -- A morning after -- America's "vision thing" -- Poetry of the heart.

Guide to the microfilm edition of papers of the Civil Rights Congress

October 30, 2014
Bethesda, MD : University Publications of America, 1988.
3 v. in 1 ; 28 cm.
Pts. 3-5 in issued together in one vol.
Includes indexes.
pt. 1. Case files -- pt. 2. Files of William L. Patterson and the national office -- pt. 3. Publications -- pt. 4. Communist Party USA files -- pt. 5. Citizens Emergency Defense Conference files.

Early English books, 1641-1700 : a cumulative index to units 1-60 [i.e. reels 1-1662] of the microfilm collection.

October 30, 2014
University Microfilms International.
Ann Arbor, Mich. : U.M.I., 1990.
9 v. (xviii, 7386 p.) ; 28 cm.
Cumulative index to units 1-32 of the microfilm collection previously published under title: Accessing Early English books, 1641-1700.
v. 1. Author index : A.A.-Hotham, D. -- v. 2. Author index : Hotham, J.-Zwicker -- v. 3. Title index : A B C-Extraict -- v. 4. Title index : Extraordinary-Plaine -- v. 5. Title index : Plaintes-Zymologia -- v. 6. Subject index : A.B.-England -- v. 7. Subject index : Englands-Manners -- v. 8. Subject index : Manorial-Zrinyi -- v. 9. Wing number index ; Reel position index.

A guide to the microfilm edition of Papers of the International Labor Defense

October 30, 2014
Schipper, Martin Paul.
Frederick, MD : University Publications of America, ©1987.
xiii, 46 pages ; 28 cm.
Includes index.

Happy herbivore holidays & gatherings : easy plant-based recipes for your healthiest celebrations and special occasions

October 30, 2014
Nixon, Lindsay S., author.
Dallas, TX : BenBella Books, Inc., [2014]
xiii, 207 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Includes indexes.
"From an elaborate ... Thanksgiving, to a no-fuss ... New Year's Eve or cocktail party, to omnivore-approved potlucks such as Super Bowl Sunday, to summer fresh barbecues and picnics, and quick-fix casual dinner parties or lazy Sunday brunches with friends, Lindsay's recipes guarantee you'll have healthy ... [meals], whatever you're celebrating"-- Provided by publisher.

Interim : publication of the Ohio Chapter of Research, Royal Arch Masons.

July 12, 2024
[Columbus, Ohio] : Ohio Chapter of Research, Royal Arch Masons, [1963]-
volumes : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Published every other year when its Proceedings are not published; contains articles taken from other publications or other Grand Chapter proceedings.

Philadelphia

December 21, 2014
Harris, Bill, 1933-
New York : Mayflower Books, 1980.
95 p. : col. ill. ; 33 cm.

Burma road

December 20, 2014
Smith, Nicol.
Garden City, N.Y., Garden City publishing co., inc. [1942]
333 p., 30 unnumbered pages of plates : ill., maps ; 21 cm.
Maps on lining-papers.

Whitman encyclopedia of Mexican money.

October 29, 2014
Atlanta, GA : Whitman Publishing, LLC, [2014-]
volumes : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Vol. 1. An illustrated history of Mexican coins and currency / Don and Lois Bailey ; foreword by Dr. Manuel Galán Medina
Volume 2 of the Whitman Encyclopedia of Mexican Money is an illustrated history and price guide covering, in depth, the modern coins of Mexico. Included are issues of the coinage reform of 1905-1992; the coinage reform of 1992 to date; commemoratives; Mint and Proof sets; silver bullion coinage (1949, 1978-1890): gold medallic coinage (1953 and 1957): Mexican gold coins, the silver, gold, and platinum Libertad series of 1982 to date: the Pre-Columbian Collections coin programs; and modern variety and error coins.

No hero : the evolution of a Navy SEAL

October 29, 2014
Owen, Mark, 1976?- author.
New York, New York : Dutton, [2014]
vi, 290 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Recounts definitive moments from the author's career as a Navy SEAL, discussing the missions that had the greatest personal meaning for him and explaining the lessons and values he hopes to pass on to the next generation.

I must say : my life as a humble comedy legend

October 29, 2014
Short, Martin, 1950-
New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, 2014.
pages ; cm
An Ed-ucation -- Humble celebrity me -- Marty with parents -- Interlude: a moment with Irving Cohen -- Marty without parents -- In which I find Jesus -- Nancy's boy -- Interlude: a moment with Ed Grimley -- The nine categories -- Interlude: a moment with Jackie Rogers Jr. -- Workplace nirvana at SCTV -- Interlude: a moment with Lawrence Orbach -- Fast times at 30 rock -- Eighties-hot -- Marty throws a party just to sing -- Interlude: a moment with Franck -- When life hands you lemons, put on a fat suit and squash them between your thighs -- Interlude: a moment with Jiminy Glick -- Love, loss, and bumpkiss -- Kathie Lee wasn't wrong -- September of my years-but an unusually temperate September.
The Emmy Award and Tony Award-winning actor and comic shares stories from his life that recount his early years with Saturday Night Live, the development of his numerous characters, his family life and his celebrity friendships.

Molecules : the elements and the architecture of everything

October 29, 2014
Gray, Theodore W.
New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, [2014].
240 pages : color illustrations ; 27 x 27 cm.
Includes index.
"Everything physical is made up of the elements and the infinite variety of molecules they form when they combine with each other. In [this book], Gray takes the next step in the grand story that began with the periodic table in his best-selling book The Elements ... Here, he explores ... the most interesting, essential, useful, and beautiful of the millions of chemical structures that make up every material in the world"--Amazon.com.

A guide to great field trips

October 29, 2014
Carroll, Kathleen, 1946- author.
©2007
262 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Why take field trips? -- The world as the classroom: where to go and what to do -- Caring and curiosity: the foundations of field trips -- Field trips are for learning! -- Handling logistics: a field trip essential.

Shock factor : America's snipers in the War on Terror

October 29, 2014
Coughlin, Jack, 1966-
New York : St. Martin's Press, 2014.
viii, 326 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes index.

Tasting whiskey : an insider's guide to the unique pleasures of the world's finest spirits

October 29, 2014
Bryson, Lew, author.
North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, 2014.
255 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Cover title.
The story of whiskey -- Making spirit: fermentation and distillation -- Aging -- The wall and the work: the challenge of tasting whiskey -- Tasting: tapping into your years of experience -- Mapping whiskey styles -- Scotch: how the world says "whisky" -- Irish: single, double, triple -- American: bourbon, Tennessee, and rye -- Canadian: blended, always -- Japanese: a necessary variation -- Craft whiskey -- Dilution: water, ice, and cocktails -- What goes well with whiskey? -- Collecting whiskey.

So anyway...

October 29, 2014
Cleese, John, author.
New York : Crown/Archetype, [2014]
392 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes index.

CraftFail : when homemade goes horribly wrong

October 29, 2014
Mann, Heather.
New York : Workman Publishing, [2014]
169 pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm
"Celebrates the creative process, but from the other side. This is the stuff that gets the A for Effort and LOL for outcome. But once the laughter dies down, it also inspires a warm feel-good respect for crafters who aren't afraid to fail. After all, even if there's not a mortal alive except Martha who can make a waxed heart worthy of hanging in your window to catch the sun, why shouldn't many try?"--Amazon.com.

Paper love : searching for the girl my grandfather left behind

October 29, 2014
Wildman, Sarah, author.
New York : Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group, 2014.
386 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

How we got to now : six innovations that made the modern world

October 29, 2014
Johnson, Steven, 1968- author.
New York : Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA), 2014.
293 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 24 cm
Introduction : robot historians and the hummingbird's wing -- Glass -- Cold -- Sound -- Clean -- Time -- Light -- Conclusion : the time travelers.
"From the New York Times-bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From and Everything Bad Is Good for You, a new look at the power and legacy of great ideas. In this illustrated volume, Steven Johnson explores the history of innovation over centuries, tracing facets of modern life (refrigeration, clocks, and eyeglass lenses, to name a few) from their creation by hobbyists, amateurs, and entrepreneurs to their unintended historical consequences. Filled with surprising stories of accidental genius and brilliant mistakes-from the French publisher who invented the phonograph before Edison but forgot to include playback, to the Hollywood movie star who helped invent the technology behind Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-How We Got to Now investigates the secret history behind the everyday objects of contemporary life. In his trademark style, Johnson examines unexpected connections between seemingly unrelated fields: how the invention of air-conditioning enabled the largest migration of human beings in the history of the species-to cities such as Dubai or Phoenix, which would otherwise be virtually uninhabitable; how pendulum clocks helped trigger the industrial revolution; and how clean water made it possible to manufacture computer chips. Accompanied by a major six-part television series on PBS, How We Got to Now is the story of collaborative networks building the modern world, written in the provocative, informative, and engaging style that has earned Johnson fans around the globe. "-- Provided by publisher.

College 101 : a girl's guide to freshman year

October 29, 2014
Zeilinger, Julie, 1993-
Waco, Texas : Prufrock Press, Inc., 2014.
207 pages ; 23 cm
What college is really like -- Preparing for D-Day: Getting ready for freshman year (and how to deal when it actually happens) -- Academics (Oh, right, college is also about learning and stuff) -- Mind, body, and spirit: How to keep (all parts of) yourself alive and well -- Let's talk about debt, baby -- Animal House, smart girl style (Your social life) -- How to do college (or Why all of this matters).
This first-person perspective of a young woman who recently experienced her freshman year shows, in a humorous, tongue-in-cheek manner, what to expect during the first year of college, including tips and tricks for surviving college life.

Murach's Java servlets and JSP

October 29, 2014
Murach, Joel, 1968-
Fresno, CA : : Mike Murach & Associates, c2014.
xx, 744 p. : ill. 26 cm.
Includes index.
"Training and Reference"--Cover.

Accidental theologians : four women who shaped Christianity

October 29, 2014
Dreyer, Elizabeth, 1945- author.
©2014
xiv, 153 pages ; 22 cm
Women doctors of the Church: fresh theological voices -- Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179): theology of the Holy Spirit -- Catherine of Siena (1347-1380): theology of incarnation -- Teresa of Avila (1515-1582): theology of the human person -- Thérèse of Lisieux (1873-1897): theology of the Cross -- Women's theological voices: retrieval and renewal.

The scarlett letters : the making of the film Gone with the wind

October 29, 2014
Mitchell, Margaret, 1900-1949.
Lanham : Taylor Trade Publishing : Distributed by National Book Network, [2014]
xxviii, 473 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Hollywood comes calling 1936 -- A national pastime 1937 -- When this cruel war is over 1938 -- Scarlett at last 1939 (January-June) -- "Faster and funnier by the hour" 1939 (July-December) -- The premiere (December 13-15, 1939) -- Atlanta's night, America's film 1939 (December) 1940 -- In the wake of the storm 1941-1949.

The making of Gone with the wind

October 29, 2014
Wilson, Steve, 1957 July 8- author.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2014.
335 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Companion publication to the Harry Ransom Center's exhibition, September 9, 2014-January 4, 2015, marking the seventy-fifth anniversary of the film's release.

The Bible tells me so : why defending scripture has made us unable to read it

October 29, 2014
Enns, Peter, 1961-
New York, NY : HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2014]
xiii, 267 pages : illustration ; 24 cm
I'll take door number three -- God did what?! -- God likes stories -- Why doesn't God make up his mind? -- Jesus is bigger than the Bible -- No one saw this coming -- The Bible, just as it is.
Trained as an evangelical Bible scholar, Peter Enns loved the Scriptures and shared his devotion, teaching at Westminster Theological Seminary. But the further he studied the Bible, the more he found himself confronted by questions that could neither be answered within the rigid framework of his religious instruction or accepted among the conservative evangelical community. Rejecting the increasingly complicated intellectual games used by conservative Christians to "protect" the Bible, Enns was conflicted. Is this what God really requires? How could God;s plan for divine inspiration mean ignoring what is really written in the Bible? These questions eventually cost Enns his job -- but they also opened a new spiritual path for him to follow. The Bible Tells Me So chronicles Enns's spiritual odyssey, how he came to see beyond restrictive doctrine and learned to embrace God's word as it is actually written. As he explores questions progressive evangelical readers of Scripture commonly face yet fear voicing, Enns reveals that they are the very questions that God wants us to consider -- the essence of our spiritual study.

For love of country : what our veterans can teach us about citizenship, heroism, and sacrifice

October 29, 2014
Schultz, Howard.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
210 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Part I. In his son's steps -- Never leave a fallen comrade -- This is what I want to do with my life -- The last line of defense -- Just doing my job -- Part II. You're all going to college -- Team Rubicon -- Something positive has to come of all this -- Still fighting for his troops -- I miss you Dad.
In a collection of compelling, original portraits, the authors celebrate the extraordinary heroism on the battlefield and the equally valuable contributions on the home front of this generation's American veterans.

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