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Stolen from the Garden: The Kidnapping of Virginia Piper
William Swanson

Borealis Books, 2014

On a July afternoon in 1972, two masked men waving guns abducted forty-nine-year-old Virginia Piper from the garden of her lakeside home in Orono, Minnesota. After her husband, a prominent investment banker, paid a $1 million ransom, an anonymous caller directed the FBI to a thickly wooded section of a northern Minnesota state park. There, two days after her nightmare began, Ginny Piper––chained to a tree, filthy and exhausted, but physically ...
  
  











  



  
The Packers Experience: A Year-by-Year Chronicle of the Green Bay Packers
Lew Freedman

MVP Books, 2013

Since its establishment in 1919, the Green Bay Packers football organization has stood proudly as the United States’ only community-owned professional sports team. Its fans are renowned for their unrivaled die-hard dedication, with Lambeau Field season tickets sold out since 1960 and a waiting list stretching decades into the future—tickets so coveted, they are often bequeathed in family wills. These are not quiet fans. Fortunately, The ...
  
  











  



  
Images of Organization
Gareth Morgan

SAGE Publications, Inc, 2006

Since its first publication over twenty years ago, Images of Organization has become a classic in the canon of management literature. The book is based on a very simple premise—that all theories of organization and management are based on implicit images or metaphors that stretch our imagination in a way that can create powerful insights, but at the risk of distortion. Gareth Morgan provides a rich and comprehensive resource for exploring ...
  
  











  



  
How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive: A Manual of Step-by-Step Procedures for the Compleat Idiot
John Muir, Tosh Gregg

Avalon Travel Publishing, 2001

First published in 1969, this classic manual of automotive repair equips VW owners with the knowledge to handle every situation they will come across with any air-cooled Volkswagen built through 1978, including Bugs, Karmann Ghias, vans, and campers. With easy-to-understand, fun-to-read information — for novice and veteran mechanics alike — anecdotal descriptions, and clear language, this book takes the mystery out of diagnostic, ...
  
  











  



  
4 Pete the Cat Books and 4 CDs Pack (Books and audio CDs) : Pete the Cat Saves Christmas / Pete the Cat and ...
Eric Litwin

Scholastic, 1972

This kitty keeps his cool whether he's wearing new shoes or sliding down chimneys. Reading and listening fun!
  
  











  



  
The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants: Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications
Christian Ratsch, Albert Hofmann (Foreward)

Park Street Press, 2005

The most comprehensive guide to the botany, history, distribution, and cultivation of all known psychoactive plants • Examines 414 psychoactive plants and related substances • Explores how using psychoactive plants in a culturally sanctioned context can produce important insights into the nature of reality • Contains 797 color photographs and 645 black-and-white illustrations In the traditions of every culture, plants have been highly ...
  
  











  



  
Paul McCartney: Recording Sessions (1969-2013). A Journey Through Paul McCartney's Songs After The Beatles.
Luca Perasi

L.I.L.Y. Publishing, 2013

The stories behind all of Paul McCartney's solo career compositions in chronological order of recording, from "McCartney" to "New". Recording dates, studios and "who played what" on each song. Includes 70 exclusive interviews with musicians, arrangers, producers and collaborators who worked with McCartney through the years: Denny Seiwell, Laurence Juber, Richard Niles, Richard Hewson, Alan O'Duffy, Carl Davis, Neil Dorfsman, Carlos Alomar, Jerry ...
  
  











  



  
Ducks, Geese, and Swans of North America
Guy Baldassarre

Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014

Ducks, Geese, and Swans of North America has been hailed as a classic since the first edition was published in 1942. A must-have for professional biologists, birders, waterfowl hunters, decoy collectors, and wildlife managers, this fully revised and updated edition provides definitive information on the continent’s forty-six species. Maps of both winter and breeding ranges are presented with stunning images by top waterfowl photographers and ...
  
  











  



  
Warner Bros.: Hollywood's Ultimate Backlot
Steven Bingen

Taylor Trade Publishing, 2014

Movie studios are the wondrous, almost magical locales where not just films, but legends, are created. Unfortunately, these celebrity playgrounds are, and always have been, largely hidden from public view. Although some movie studios offer tours, few guests from outside the Hollywood community have ever been witness to the artistry, politics, and scandals that routinely go on behind the soundstage walls and away from the carefully orchestrated ...
  
  











  



  
The Film Book
Ronald Bergan

DK ADULT, 2011

A comprehensive, fun-to-browse, and easy-to-use source of everything you want to know about the movies and the people behind them, The Film Book is a unique treasure trove of a guide that will appeal to anyone who loves movies. From the history of the art form to techniques, and then the films themselves, The Film Book provides an overview of cinematic styles and genres; the industry's greatest and most influential directors, and their key ...
  
  











  



  
American Comic Book Chronicles: The 1970s

TwoMorrows Publishing, 2014

The American Comic Book Chronicles continues its ambitious series of full-color hardcovers, where TwoMorrows' top authors document every decade of comic book history from the 1940s to today! Jason Sacks and Keith Dallas coordinate this volume on the 1970s, covering all the pivotal moments and behind-the-scenes details of the emerging Bronze Age of comics! You'll get a year-by-year account of the most significant publications, notable creators, ...
  
  











  



  
The Ivy Portfolio: How to Invest Like the Top Endowments and Avoid Bear Markets
Mebane T. Faber, Eric W. Richardson

Wiley, 2011

A do-it-yourself guide to investing like the renowned Harvard and Yale endowments. The Ivy Portfolio shows step-by-step how to track and mimic the investment strategies of the highly successful Harvard and Yale endowments. Using the endowment Policy Portfolios as a guide, the authors illustrate how an investor can develop a strategic asset allocation using an ETF-based investment approach. The Ivy Portfolio also reveals a novel method for ...
  
  











  



  
Volkswagen Official Service Manual Super Beetle, Beetle & Karmann Ghia: 1970-1979
Inc Robert Bentley

Robert Bentley, Inc, 2010

Service to Volkswagen is of top priority to Volkswagen organization and has always include the continuing development and introduction of new and expanded services. In line with this purpose, Volkswagen of America, Inc., has completeness, with practical explanations, step-by-step procedures, and accurate specifications. Though the do-it -yourself Volkswagen owner will find this manual indispensable as a source of the same detailed maintenance ...
  
  











  



  
Pre: The Story of America's Greatest Running Legend, Steve Prefontaine
Tom Jordan

Rodale Books, 1997

The story of America's greatest running legend. For five years, no American runner could beat him at any distance over a mile. But at the age of 24, with his best years still ahead, long-distance runner Steve Prefontaine finally lost. Driving alone at night after a party, Prefontaine crashed his sports car, putting a tragic, shocking end to the life and career of one of the most influential, accomplished runners of our time. More than 20 years ...
  
  











  



  
Half Man, Half Bike: The Life of Eddy Merckx, Cycling's Greatest Champion
William Fotheringham

Chicago Review Press, 2013

Eddy Merckx is to cycling what Muhammad Ali is to boxing or Pele to soccer: simply the best there has ever been. Merckx amassed an astonishing 445 victories. Lance Armstrong, by comparison, managed fewer than 100. Merckx didn’t just beat his opponents; he crushed them.             But his triumphs only tell half a story that includes horrific injury, a doping controversy, and tragedy. He was nicknamed “the Cannibal” for his ...
  
  











  



  
The Rolling Stone Illustrated History of Rock and Roll: The Definitive History of the Most Important Artists ...
Rolling Stone Magazine

Random House, 1992

The ultimate illustrated history of rock & roll--comprehensive, authoritative, and fully updated with coverage of the most important new sounds and artists of the 1980s and `90s.
  
  











  



  
Drag Racing's Quarter-Mile Warriors: Then & Now (Cartech)
Doug Boyce

CarTech, 2014

Drag Racing's Quarter-Mile Warriors: Then and Now takes a unique look at the most memorable, interesting, and successful cars from this golden age of drag racing. Follow the history through original photos of the cars during their heyday all the way to the present.
  
  











  



  
Steve Magnante's 1001 Muscle Car Facts (Cartech)
Steve Magnante

CarTech, 2013

Author Steve Magnante is well known for his encyclopedia-like knowledge of automotive facts. There are 1001 well-researched muscle car facts in this book that even the most esteemed experts would be surprised to learn. Fans of these collectible cars will appreciate the technical and entertaining information shared on every page about all of the great American makes.
  
  











  



  
The Cars of Trans-Am Racing: 1966-1972
David Tom

CarTech, 2013

The Cars of Trans-Am Racing is unique in that it focuses on the cars used in this legendary series. These vintage Mustangs, Camaros, Challengers, Barracudas, Firebirds, Cougars, and AMXs all have become extremely popular with collectors and enthusiasts today.
  
  











  



  
The Nixon Tapes: 1971-1972
Douglas Brinkley, Luke Nichter

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014

The famous -- and infamous -- Nixon White House tapes that reveal for the first time President Richard Nixon uncensored, unfiltered, and in his own words President Nixon's voice-activated taping system captured every word spoken in the Oval Office, Cabinet Room, and other key locations in the White House, and at Camp David -- 3,700 hours of recordings between 1971 and 1973. Yet less than 5 percent of those conversations have ever been ...
  
  











  








   


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