New titles for Life Long Learning

January 6, 2012

January 6, 2012
Annotations from Baker & Taylor or Ingram
All In: The Education of General David Petraeus
Broadwell, Paula
Traces the career and achievements of the military leader from his prestigious early years through his command in Afghanistan and nomination as director of the CIA, exploring his contributions to the war and counterterrorism efforts.
Be the Miracle: 50 Lessons for Making the Impossible Possible
Brett, Regina
A newspaper columnist for Cleveland’s “Plain Dealer” offers essays and stories to inspire everyone to make positive changes, make a difference in the world around them, and even witness a miracle.
Better Homes and Gardens Gardening Made Simple: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Gardening
Frederick, Kate Carter (CON) / Frederick, Kate Carter (EDT) / Schrock, Denny (EDT)
Shares comprehensive coverage of the basics of planting and maintaining a variety of green plants, flowers and produce, providing instructions on everything from zone-appropriate plants and preparing soil to managing pests and feeding a garden.
Container Garden Idea Book: Entries * Driveways * Pathways * Gardens
Fine Gardening (COR)
Readers can’t go wrong with this fresh content from the editors and contributors of Fine Gardening on how best to display containers throughout the landscape, change them up every season, and so much more.
Distrust That Particular Flavor
Gibson, William
A first collection of non-fiction writings by the best-selling author ofNeuromancerincludes hisWiredmagazine article on the Singapore trial of a drug trafficker, hisNew York Timespiece on what was wrong with the Internet and hisRolling Stone-published essay on the way music documents modern culture.
The Magic Room: A Story About the Love We Wish for Our Daughters
Zaslow, Jeffrey
The author of the best-sellingThe Girls From Amestraces the cultural process through which American women become married as reflected by the experiences of patrons at a family-owned bridal shop in Michigan, offering insight into how the rite of passage reflects national views on marriage.
The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb
Taubman, Philip
A former reporter and editor for theNew York Timesdescribes the joint effort between five men behind the U.S. nuclear arsenal during the Cold War and their present-day discussions and efforts to protect America from a nuclear terrorist attack.
Strategic Vision: America and the Crisis of Global Power
Brzezinski, Zbigniew K.
Explains America’s vital role in achieving global stability, addressing four major areas of concern while outlining recommendations for a long-term plan to help America to reclaim and maintain global power and support.
Thinking Small: The Long, Strange Trip of the Volkswagen Beetle
Hiott, Andrea
A history of the iconic car reveals the agendas of famous design contributors and describes the 1950s advertising campaign in America that launched its phenomenal success.
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