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Everything That Remains
  • Author : Joshua Fields Millburn,Ryan Nicodemus
  • Publisher : Asymmetrical Press
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN : 9781938793196
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • What if everything you ever wanted isn’t what you actually want? Twenty-something, suit-clad, and upwardly mobile, Joshua Fields Millburn thought he had everything anyone could ever want. Until he didn’t anymore. Blindsided by the loss of his mother and his marriage in the same month, Millburn started questioning every aspect of the life he had built for himself. Then, he accidentally discovered a lifestyle known as minimalism…and everything started to change. That was four years ago. Since, Millburn, now 32, has embraced simplicity. In the pursuit of looking for something more substantial than compulsory consumption and the broken American Dream, he jettisoned most of his material possessions, paid off loads of crippling debt, and walked away from his six-figure career. So, when everything was gone, what was left? Not a how-to book but a why-to book, Everything That Remains is the touching, surprising story of what happened when one young man decided to let go of everything and begin living more deliberately. Heartrending, uplifting, and deeply personal, this engrossing memoir is peppered with insightful (and often hilarious) interruptions by Ryan Nicodemus, Millburn’s best friend of twenty years.

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    All That Remains
  • Author : Sue Black
  • Publisher : Black Swan
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 1784162817
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Death
  • "Sue Black confronts death every day. As Professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology, she focuses on mortal remains in her lab, at burial sites, at scenes of violence, murder and criminal dismemberment, and when investigating mass fatalities due to war, accident or natural disaster. In All That Remains she reveals the many faces of death she has come to know, using key cases to explore how forensic science has developed, and what her work has taught her. Do we expect a book about death to be sad? Macabre? Sue's book is neither. There is tragedy, but there is also humour in stories as gripping as the best crime novel. Our own death will remain a great unknown. But as an expert witness from the final frontier, Sue Black is the wisest, most reassuring, most compelling of guides."--Amazon.com.

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    All that Remains
  • Author : Sue Black
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN : 9781948924290
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : True Crime
  • Book of the Year, 2018 Saltire Literary Awards A CrimeReads Best True Crime Book of the Month For fans of Caitlin Doughty, Mary Roach, and CSI shows, a renowned forensic scientist on death and mortality. Dame Sue Black is an internationally renowned forensic anthropologist and human anatomist. She has lived her life eye to eye with the Grim Reaper, and she writes vividly about it in this book, which is part primer on the basics of identifying human remains, part frank memoir of a woman whose first paying job as a schoolgirl was to apprentice in a butcher shop, and part no-nonsense but deeply humane introduction to the reality of death in our lives. It is a treat for CSI junkies, murder mystery and thriller readers, and anyone seeking a clear-eyed guide to a subject that touches us all. Cutting through hype, romanticism, and cliché, she recounts her first dissection; her own first acquaintance with a loved one’s death; the mortal remains in her lab and at burial sites as well as scenes of violence, murder, and criminal dismemberment; and about investigating mass fatalities due to war, accident, or natural disaster, such as the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. She uses key cases to reveal how forensic science has developed and what her work has taught her about human nature. Acclaimed by bestselling crime writers and fellow scientists alike, All That Remains is neither sad nor macabre. While Professor Black tells of tragedy, she also infuses her stories with a wicked sense of humor and much common sense.

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    All That Remains
  • Author : Patricia Cornwell
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1439187525
  • Reader Reviews : 34
  • Genre : Fiction
  • With All That Remains, #1 bestselling author Patricia Cornwell returns to the chilling world of gutsy medical examiner Kay Scarpetta for the third installment of the classic suspense fiction series that begins with Postmortem. #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell's heart-stopping thriller featuring gutsy medical examiner Kay Scarpetta In Richmond, Virginia, young lovers are dying. So far, four couples in the area have disappeared, only to be found months later as mutilated corpses. When the daughter of the president's newest drug czar vanishes along with her boyfriend, Dr. Kay Scarpetta knows time is short. Following a macabre trail of evidence that ties the present homicides to a grisly crime in the past, Kay must draw upon her own personal resources to track down a murderer who is as skilled at eliminating clues as Kay is at finding them...

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    All That Remains
  • Author : Janice Kay Johnson
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9781459214675
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Wren Fraser can think of better times to go into labor. Say, when she's not on the run, or when there's a hospital nearby. Better yet, when there's not a major flood trapping her in an abandoned house. She needs a rescue…now! It arrives in one Alec Harper. Strong, competent and good-looking, the detective keeps her safe and doesn't leave her side. He even takes in Wren and the baby when they have no place to go. For a woman wanting her independence, it's shocking how quickly she settles in with Alec. The situation seems a bit too domestic. And the sizzling attraction between them is making things worse. She keeps telling herself to walk away, yet she can't. Or should that be, she doesn't want to?

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    All That Remains
  • Author : Sheri Lewis Wohl
  • Publisher : Bold Strokes Books Inc
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781635559507
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Search and rescue volunteer Johnnie Lancaster and her dog, Cougar, serve their community by bringing home the skeletal remains of the lost no one could save. But sometimes being the best at what she does isn’t good enough. Nothing has trained her for a serial killer who appears to chew on the bones of their victims, and it’s not long before Johnnie is convinced the killer walks by day as a human and hunts by night as a werewolf. Forensic anthropologist Shantel Kind has never seen a case like this one. That doesn’t mean she’s prepared to believe in a preternatural killer. As she works closely with Johnnie, their attraction is impossible to deny, but the death toll keeps rising, and time is running out. They might have to risk their lives—and their love—to stop a werewolf.

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    All That Remains
  • Author : Dave Hart
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Pages : 198
  • ISBN : 9781663234339
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • McKenzie Cole is a private investigator with a Jersey attitude. When a dignified aging moralist hires him to reopen a forty-four-year-old unsolved murder case so she can nail the coffin shut on her estranged first husband, Cole is skeptical. But it’s a paycheck. Soon the “Hair”-raising mystery that ensues has Cole changing his tune. Challenged by conspiratorial cops anxious to keep the dead buried, a hermitic psychic harboring private visions of the past, and an assertive journalist with family secrets of her own, Cole finds himself back in school, where he learns that modern forensics applied to cold-case homicides can spawn unexpected results. In this latest McKenzie Cole tale—inspired by a true event—justice remains elusive until murder is laid to rest!

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    All That Remains
  • Author : Melva Haggar Dye
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN : 9781469796215
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • In the suburbs of Dallas, Texas, little girls have started to disappear. The city is in hysterics. Parents are frantic, and the police are baffled. Thea Kelly is one of the shocked community members, witnessing the horror via the news on TV. She feels bad for the parents, but her home is protected and her neighborhood is safe. She isn't worried until her own daughter, Alexa, goes missing. Days pass, then weeks and months. Alexa Kelly is not coming home. The realization is paralyzing, and Thea finds it almost impossible to go on. An entire year passes before the culprit is brought to justice, but there is no word on the whereabouts of Thea's daughter or whether she is alive or dead. It is possible that the kidnapper did not murder all the girls, but it looks as though Thea's daughter's location will remain a mystery forever. No longer able to remain in Dallas surrounded by the memories of her little girl Thea escapes to Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she plans to start a new life, leaving the painful past behind. The healing process gradually begins when she meets new friends and embarks upon a new career. But is it possible to move on after the loss of a child, or will Thea always be haunted by the image of her little girl, reaching out to her?

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    All That Remains
  • Author : RJ Scott
  • Publisher : Love Lane Books Limited
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9781785641763
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Federal Agent Lucas Beaumont has an agenda—get himself assigned to the case of the apparent serial murders at Lancaster Falls, find out who the murderer is, and then lay the ghosts that haunt his grandfather to rest. In the midst of a horrific murder investigation, the only peace he gets is from simple moments in a warm kitchen, talking to hotel owner, Josh. Attraction to the easygoing man is something he didn’t expect; in doing so, he opens himself to hurt, but at the same time, he begins to fall in love. Josh is struggling to keep the Falls Hotel, even with every cent he has invested in its upkeep. The one thing keeping him above water is the not entirely legal work he does on the side—a steady income that not even his son knows about. When the FBI takes over his hotel for the duration of the Hell’s Gate serial killer case, Josh is faced with the real possibility that Lucas will not only discover his secret but also steal his heart. When tragedy hits Josh and his son, and when it seems all hope is lost, can Lucas rescue them both?

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    All that Remains
  • Author : Linda H. Worthy
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN : UOM:39015065750864
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  • Genre : Architecture
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    All That Remains
  • Author : Patricia Cornwell
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN : 9781439149898
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • When the fifth couple falls prey to a serial killer with a penchant for murdering young lovers parked in their cars, Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta attempts to examine the evidence. Reprint.

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    All That Remains: a Newtonberg Story
  • Author : David Emprimo
  • Publisher : David Emprimo
  • Pages : 130
  • ISBN : 9781490907284
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • It's been said that you never forget your first love...When librarian Mike Baldridge receives a letter and manuscript from a former Newtonberg resident, he thinks the document simply tells the story of a local family that he has been unable to trace for his town history.What follows is a story of family, friendship, and first love in post-World War II Newtonberg.

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    All That Remains - For We Are Many (Songbook)
  • Author : All That Remains
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN : 9781458432506
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  • Genre : Music
  • (Guitar Recorded Versions). Exact transcriptions with tab for the heavy 2010 release from these MA metalcore masters. Includes the title track, the hit singles "Hold On" and "The Last Time," plus: Aggressive Opposition * Dead Wrong * Faithless * From the Outside * Keepers of Fellow Man * Now Let Them Tremble * Some of the People, All of the Time * The Waiting One * Won't Go Quietly.

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    All that Remains
  • Author : Sharif S. Elmusa,Muhammad Ali Khalidi
  • Publisher : Inst for Palestine Studies
  • Pages : 708
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105082110235
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Israel
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    All That Remains - The Order of Things Songbook
  • Author : All That Remains
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN : 9781495029080
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  • Genre : Music
  • (Guitar Recorded Versions). All 12 tracks from the 2015 album by these Massachussetts metal gods are presented in guitar notation and tab. Includes: Bite My Tongue * Criticism and Self Realization * Divide * Fiat Empire * For You * The Greatest Generation * No Knock * Pernicious * A Reason for Me to Fight * This Probably Won't End Well * Tru-Kvlt-Metal * Victory Lap.

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    All That Remains - The Fall of Ideals (Songbook)
  • Author : All That Remains
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 9781458457820
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  • Genre : Music
  • (Guitar Recorded Versions). All 11 songs from the 2006 release from this Massachusetts hardcore quintet: The Air That I Breathe * Become the Catalyst * Empty Inside * Indictment * It Dwells in Me * Not Alone * Six * This Calling * We Stand * The Weak Willed * Whispers (I Hear Your).

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    All that Remains: Appendix A: The inventory (22 x 28 cm.)
  • Author : Linda H. Worthy
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN : UOM:39015065750856
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  • Genre : Architecture
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    The Beauty That Remains
  • Author : Ashley Woodfolk
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9781524715885
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Told from three diverse points of view, this story of life and love after loss is one Angie Thomas, author of The Hate U Give, believes "will stay with you long after you put it down." We've lost everything...and found ourselves. Loss pulled Autumn, Shay, and Logan apart. Will music bring them back together? Autumn always knew exactly who she was: a talented artist and a loyal friend. Shay was defined by two things: her bond with her twin sister, Sasha, and her love of music. And Logan has always turned to writing love songs when his real love life was a little less than perfect. But when tragedy strikes each of them, somehow music is no longer enough. Now Logan is a guy who can't stop watching vlogs of his dead ex-boyfriend. Shay is a music blogger who's struggling to keep it together. And Autumn sends messages that she knows can never be answered. Despite the odds, one band's music will reunite them and prove that after grief, beauty thrives in the people left behind. "Woodfolk's debut cuts deeply and then wipes your tears away. Wrenching, heartfelt, and vividly human." --Becky Albertalli, author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda "Haunting, heart-wrenching, and powerful...a tearjerker must-read for teens!" --Dhonielle Clayton, author of the Belles series and coauthor of the Tiny Pretty Things series "This books hurts so good. With three distinct narrators and lyrical prose, Ashley Woodfolk stakes her claim as a fresh new voice to follow in the world of young adult literature."--Julie Murphy, author of Ramona Blue and Dumplin'

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    All The Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West
  • Author : David Gessner
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780393246780
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Nature
  • An homage to the West and to two great writers who set the standard for all who celebrate and defend it. Archetypal wild man Edward Abbey and proper, dedicated Wallace Stegner left their footprints all over the western landscape. Now, award-winning nature writer David Gessner follows the ghosts of these two remarkable writer-environmentalists from Stegner's birthplace in Saskatchewan to the site of Abbey's pilgrimages to Arches National Park in Utah, braiding their stories and asking how they speak to the lives of all those who care about the West. These two great westerners had very different ideas about what it meant to love the land and try to care for it, and they did so in distinctly different styles. Boozy, lustful, and irascible, Abbey was best known as the author of the novel The Monkey Wrench Gang (and also of the classic nature memoir Desert Solitaire), famous for spawning the idea of guerrilla actions—known to admirers as "monkeywrenching" and to law enforcement as domestic terrorism—to disrupt commercial exploitation of western lands. By contrast, Stegner, a buttoned-down, disciplined, faithful family man and devoted professor of creative writing, dedicated himself to working through the system to protect western sites such as Dinosaur National Monument in Colorado. In a region beset by droughts and fires, by fracking and drilling, and by an ever-growing population that seems to be in the process of loving the West to death, Gessner asks: how might these two farseeing environmental thinkers have responded to the crisis? Gessner takes us on an inspiring, entertaining journey as he renews his own commitment to cultivating a meaningful relationship with the wild, confronting American overconsumption, and fighting environmental injustice—all while reawakening the thrill of the words of his two great heroes.

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    All That Remains
  • Author : Jack Hunt
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 366
  • ISBN : 1089136463
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  • Genre : Books
  • On the brink of chaos, the journey of survival begins.Landon Gray, a skillful "ferry pilot" who delivers planes to customers has one final drop in Alabama before Christmas. But when an EMP causes the plane he's in to crash on the remote, snow-covered mountains of North Carolina, he's rescued by, Beth 'Bluebird' Sullivan, who claims to have lived off the grid since she was born. Beth brings him back to an isolated cabin to recover while waiting for her father to come back from the nearby town. When he doesn't return, Beth grows increasingly worried while Landon struggles with being far from home. Discovering what the country has suffered is just the beginning, they must now learn to trust each other in order to survive the extreme elements and dangers of a world without power.All That Remains is book one in Lone Survivor, a post-apocalyptic EMP thriller series following a group of survivors as they fight to stay alive after an EMP destroys the nation's power supply.

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    All That Remains
  • Author : Patricia Cornwell
  • Publisher : Sphere
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 0751544485
  • Reader Reviews : 32
  • Genre : Detective and mystery stories
  • Kay Scarpetta, Chief Medical Examiner, is faced with the disappearance of five young couples from their cars, who, when found dead months later in deeply wooded areas, are without socks and shoes. Using the latest forensic techniques, she finds the surprising murderer.

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    All That Remains
  • Author : Betsy Holleman Burke
  • Publisher : Cherry Grove Collections
  • Pages : 102
  • ISBN : 1625493606
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  • Genre : Books
  • All That Remains begins with the destruction of Betsy Holleman Burke's family home. What follows are the memories which keep the place and people alive as the speaker moves into a wider world.

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    We Sold Our Souls
  • Author : Grady Hendrix
  • Publisher : Quirk Books
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9781683690214
  • Reader Reviews : 15
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “A gloriously over-the-top scare fest that has hidden depths. Readers will root for Kris all the way to the explosive, poignant finale.”—Publishers Weekly From the New York Times best-selling author of The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires. Only a girl with a guitar can save us all. Every morning, Kris Pulaski wakes up in hell. In the 1990s she was lead guitarist of Dürt Würk, a heavy-metal band on the brink of breakout success until lead singer Terry Hunt embarked on a solo career and rocketed to stardom, leaving his bandmates to rot in obscurity. Now Kris works as night manager of a Best Western; she’s tired, broke, and unhappy. Then one day everything changes—a shocking act of violence turns her life upside down, and she begins to suspect that Terry sabotaged more than just the band. Kris hits the road, hoping to reunite Dürt Würk and confront the man who ruined her life. Her journey will take her from the Pennsylvania rust belt to a celebrity rehab center to a satanic music festival. A spine-tingling horror novel, We Sold Our Souls is an epic journey into the heart of a conspiracy-crazed, pill-popping, paranoid country that seems to have lost its very soul.

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    Written in Bone
  • Author : Sue Black
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN : 9781951627942
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : True Crime
  • Winner of the Crime Writers’ Association ALCS Gold Dagger for Nonfiction— A tour through the human skeleton and the secrets our bones reveal, from the author of All That Remains In her memoir All That Remains, internationally renowned forensic anthropologist and human anatomist Dame Sue Black recounted her life lived eye to eye with the Grim Reaper. During the course of it, she offered a primer on the basics of identifying human remains, plenty of insights into the fascinating processes of death, and a sober, compassionate understanding of its inescapable presence in our existence, all leavened with her wicked sense of humor. In her new book, Sue Black builds on the first, taking us on a guided tour of the human skeleton and explaining how each person's life history is revealed in their bones, which she calls "the last sentinels of our mortal life to bear witness to the way we lived it." Her narrative follows the skeleton from the top of the skull to the small bones in the foot. Each step of the journey includes an explanation of the biology—how the bone is formed in a person's development, how it changes as we age, the secrets it may hold—and is illustrated with anecdotes from the author's career helping solve crimes and identifying human remains, whether recent or historical. Written in Bone is full of entertaining stories that read like scenes from a true-life CSI drama, infused with humor and no-nonsense practicality about the realities of corpses and death.

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    All That Remains
  • Author : Peter Serchuk
  • Publisher : WordTech Editions
  • Pages : 102
  • ISBN : 1936370778
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  • Genre : American poetry
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    The Remains of the Day
  • Author : Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN : 9780307576187
  • Reader Reviews : 232
  • Genre : Fiction
  • BOOKER PRIZE WINNER • From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, here is “an intricate and dazzling novel” (The New York Times) about the perfect butler and his fading, insular world in post-World War II England. This is Kazuo Ishiguro's profoundly compelling portrait of a butler named Stevens. Stevens, at the end of three decades of service at Darlington Hall, spending a day on a country drive, embarks as well on a journey through the past in an effort to reassure himself that he has served humanity by serving the "great gentleman," Lord Darlington. But lurking in his memory are doubts about the true nature of Lord Darlington's "greatness," and much graver doubts about the nature of his own life.

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    Adolf, Vol. 2
  • Author : Osamu Tezuka
  • Publisher : Viz
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN : UOM:39015064769436
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • A graphic novel about two Adolfs at the start of World War II: a half-white, half-Japanese Jewish boy who, try as he might, cannot gain acceptance in his homeland of Japan, and his best friend, son of a Nazi officer and a Japanese mother, whos truggles to be accepted as a true Aryan in the Hitler Youth. Contains adult content.

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    From Potter's Field
  • Author : Patricia Cornwell
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN : 0425204693
  • Reader Reviews : 21
  • Genre : Fiction
  • In From Potter's Field, #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell enters the chilling world of Virginia's Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta—and a bold, brilliant killer from her past. Upon examining a dead woman found in snowbound Central Park, Scarpetta immediately recognizes the grisly work of Temple Brooks Gault. She soon realizes that Gault's murders are but a violent chain leading up to one ultimate kill—Scarpetta herself.

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    Transformation by Fire
  • Author : Gabriel Cooney
  • Publisher : University of Arizona Press
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN : 9780816531141
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  • Genre : Social Science
  • Transformation by Fire offers a current assessment of the archaeological research on the widespread social practice of cremation. Editors Ian Kuijt, Colin P. Quinn, and Gabriel Cooney chart a path for the development of interpretive archaeology surrounding this complex social process.

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    All that Remains
  • Author : Bruce Brooks
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 186
  • ISBN : 9780689833519
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Three novellas explore the effects of death on young lives.

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    The Beauty of What Remains
  • Author : Steve Leder
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 241
  • ISBN : 9780593421376
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  • Genre : Self-Help
  • The national bestseller From the author of the bestselling More Beautiful Than Before comes an inspiring book about loss based on his most popular sermon. As the senior rabbi of one of the largest synagogues in the world, Steve Leder has learned over and over again the many ways death teaches us how to live and love more deeply by showing us not only what is gone but also the beauty of what remains. This inspiring and comforting book takes us on a journey through the experience of loss that is fundamental to everyone. Yet even after having sat beside thousands of deathbeds, Steve Leder the rabbi was not fully prepared for the loss of his own father. It was only then that Steve Leder the son truly learned how loss makes life beautiful by giving it meaning and touching us with love that we had not felt before. Enriched by Rabbi Leder's irreverence, vulnerability, and wicked sense of humor, this heartfelt narrative is filled with laughter and tears, the wisdom of millennia and modernity, and, most of all, an unfolding of the profound and simple truth that in loss we gain more than we ever imagined.

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    Dear Miss Karana
  • Author : Eric Elliott
  • Publisher : Heyday.ORIM
  • Pages : 78
  • ISBN : 9781597143318
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • “This engaging story is told by a ten-year-old Native American girl living on a reservation . . . a rich resource of native culture and language.” —Native Talk While reading Island of the Blue Dolphins at school and learning about the real woman stranded on San Nicolás Island, ten-year-old Tíshmal begins writing emails to “Miss Karana” in hopes of talking to her spirit. When she arrived on the mainland of Southern California, Miss Karana spoke a language that no one could understand even back then, and all that remains is a recording of the song she sang when she was found on the island. Tíshmal realizes that some of the words sound very similar to Chamtéela (Luiseño), the language spoken on her reservation. As she writes to Miss Karana, Tíshmal becomes more and more resolved to understand the lone woman’s song. The only person able to help her is a grouchy great uncle, Wéh Powéeya (“two tongues”), the last living person fluent in the language of their ancestors from the belly button of the ocean: the islands including San Nicolás. Together, Tíshmal and Wéh Powéeya must discover what the lone woman said long ago in order to help her spirit finish the journey West. First written in Chamtéela and developed in accordance with fourth grade Common Core State Standards, Dear Miss Karana tells a compelling story of family, determination, and cultural perseverance.

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    The Black Flower
  • Author : Howard Bahr
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Pages : 267
  • ISBN : 9781504050524
  • Reader Reviews : 15
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A Confederate soldier confronts the horror of battle and the power of grace in this “poignant, haunting, and important” novel of the Civil War (The Tennessean, Nashville). A New York Times Notable Book and Winner of the William Boyd Award for Best Military Novel In November 1864, Gen. John Bell Hood’s Army of Tennessee prepares to launch an assault on Union forces near Franklin, Tennessee. Dirty, exhausted, and hungry, the Confederate soldiers form a line of battle across an open field. Among them stands Pvt. Bushrod Carter, a twenty-six-year-old rifleman from Cumberland, Mississippi. Against all odds, Bushrod has survived three years of war unscathed—but his luck is about to run out. Wounded in the battle, Bushrod is taken to a makeshift hospital on a nearby plantation. There, he falls under the care of Anna Hereford, who bears her own scars from years of relentless bloodshed and tragedy. In the grisly aftermath of one of the Confederate army’s most disastrous campaigns, Anna and Bushrod seek salvation and understanding in each other. Their fragile bond carries with it the hope of a life beyond the war, and the risk of a pain too devastating to endure. Written with profound empathy and meticulous attention to historical detail, The Black Flower brilliantly portrays the staggering human toll of America’s bloodiest conflict. In his award-winning debut novel, “Howard Bahr casts a tale of war as powerful as any you’ll ever find” (Southern Living).

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    The Foxfire Book
  • Author : Foxfire Fund, Inc.
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Pages : 386
  • ISBN : 9780385073530
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
  • First published in 1972, The Foxfire Book was a surprise bestseller that brought Appalachia's philosophy of simple living to hundreds of thousands of readers. Whether you wanted to hunt game, bake the old-fashioned way, or learn the art of successful moonshining, The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center had a contact who could teach you how with clear, step-by-step instructions. This classic debut volume of the acclaimed series covers a diverse array of crafts and practical skills, including log cabin building, hog dressing, basketmaking, cooking, fencemaking, crop planting, hunting, and moonshining, as well as a look at the history of local traditions like snake lore and faith healing.

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    Ducktown Smoke
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press
  • Pages : 345
  • ISBN : 9780807834596
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  • Genre : History
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    What Remains
  • Author : Helene Dunbar
  • Publisher : North Star Editions, Inc.
  • Pages : 185
  • ISBN : 9780738744742
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • After a terrible accident, Cal Ryan loses his promising baseball career and Lizzie, one of his best friends. Everyone expects him to pick up the pieces and move on, but all that remains for Cal is an overwhelming sense that her death was his fault. Cal thought he could overcome any obstacle. But grief might be the one exception.

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    Letters to a Young Poet
  • Author : Rainer Maria Rilke
  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Pages : 113
  • ISBN : 9780486847504
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Literary Collections
  • Essential reading for scholars, poetry lovers, and anyone with an interest in Rainer Maria Rilke, German poetry, or the creative impulse, these ten letters of correspondence between Rilke and a young aspiring poet reveal elements from the inner workings of his own poetic identity. The letters coincided with an important stage of his artistic development and readers can trace many of the themes that later emerge in his best works to these messages—Rilke himself stated these letters contained part of his creative genius.

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    All that is Solid Melts Into Air
  • Author : Marshall Berman
  • Publisher : Verso
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN : 0860917851
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Art and society
  • The experience of modernization -- the dizzying social changes that swept millions of people into the capitalist world -- and modernism in art, literature and architecture are brilliantly integrated in this account.

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    All That Remains
  • Author : Delphine Hirasuna
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN : 069261611X
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  • Genre : Books
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