Vi S Secret

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Author: Gene Ostrom
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595466257
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Vi S Secret by Gene Ostrom

Original Title: Vi S Secret

No person's life exists in a vacuum. To varying extent, we are all shaped by the times, places, events, and people that make up the milieu of our experience. This is well illustrated by this women's life. Born Elvira Claudia Farr in Montana in 1899, "Vi" (as she preferred) was witness to, and strongly subject to societal changes stemming largely from the enormous advances in science, technology, and culture. (An amazing parallel exists between then and now-rapid change and conflict). Her life was filled with competing forces from her beginnings in an affluent family in a small town retaining a vestige of the Wild West (with its cowboys and Indians); to space travel. Her temperament and the times led to a paradoxical existence not easy to decipher. Unique events occurred in her life that were especially challenging. Her way of coping provides a valuable lesson. Vi lived in fascinating times and fascinating places. Some of those people who had special meaning to Vi will be a surprise to the reader. Her life is a good example of the importance of family lore.

American Heart Association Go Fresh

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Author: American Heart Association
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 0307888088
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American Heart Association Go Fresh by American Heart Association

Original Title: American Heart Association Go Fresh

Achieve a heart-healthy lifestyle by cooking at home with more than 250 recipes that focus on fresh ingredients. Making meals with fresh ingredients is not only healthy and flavorful but also fast and easy with Go Fresh. The American Heart Association offers more than 250 recipes in this cookbook, inspiring you to bring nutritious and wholesome ingredients into your kitchen. Enjoy full-flavored favorites—all made from scratch, made healthy, and made fresh—including: · Cauliflower-Carrot Soup · Blueberry-Walnut Chicken Salad · Blackened Fish with Crisp Kale and Creamy Lemon Sauce · Rosemary-Peach Chicken Kebabs with Orange Glaze · Tomato-Basil Pork Tenderloin · Butternut Squash Pasta · Dark Cherry and Apple Crumble In the book, you’ll also find Healthy Swaps for substituting seasonal fruits and vegetables in delicious new ways, Shop & Store tips for making the most of your trips to the market and what you buy, and Tips, Tricks & Timesavers for reducing prep time and getting meals on the table faster.

The Burger Court

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Author: the late Bernard Schwartz
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195352733
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The Burger Court by the late Bernard Schwartz

Original Title: The Burger Court

Warren E. Burger served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court from 1969 to 1987, an often tumultuous period in which the Court wrestled with several compelling constitutional issues. United States v. Nixon set the stage for the resignation of a President; Roe v. Wade created a nationwide debate that is as divisive today as ever before; Lemon v. Kurtzman attempted to enunciate a clear standard for vexing church-state issues; and the "Pentagon Papers" case was a landmark freedom-of-the-press decision. An impressive collection of writings by legal scholars and practitioners, including many by people who worked directly or indirectly with the Court itself, The Burger Court is the first truly systematic review of the Court's activity during Warren Burger's tenure. Such distinguished contributors as Derrick Bell, Robert Drinan, Anthony Lewis, and Mark Tushnet review individual cases and jurisprudential trends in order to render comprehensive judgments of the Court's accomplishments and shortcomings. The essays in this volume were gathered by the late Bernard Schwartz, one of America's most revered scholars of constitutional law and the editor of this book's well-received predecessor, The Warren Court: A Retrospective (OUP, 1996). As the finest overview to date of this Court's legacy and significance, The Burger Court will greatly interest anyone with a taste for constitutional issues or recent American history.

Liberty And Sexuality

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Author: David J. Garrow
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 150401555X
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Liberty And Sexuality by David J. Garrow

Original Title: Liberty And Sexuality

Pulitzer Prize–winning author David J. Garrow’s stirring and essential history of the politics of abortion and America’s battle for the right to choose In 1973, the Supreme Court handed down its landmark Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion, and more than forty years later the issue continues to spark controversy and divisiveness. But behind this historic legal case lie the battles women fought to establish their rights to use contraceptives and choose to have an abortion. Liberty and Sexuality traces these political and legal struggles in the decades leading up to Roe v. Wade—including the momentous 1965 Supreme Court ruling in Griswold v. Connecticut that established a constitutional “right to privacy.” Garrow personalizes the struggles by detailing the vital contributions made by dozens of crusaders who tirelessly paved the way. This expansive and substantial work also addresses the threats to sexual privacy and the legality of abortion that have risen since Roe v. Wade. With abortion still a contentious subject on the national political landscape, Liberty and Sexuality is not just a historical account of the right to choose, but an indispensable read about preserving a freedom that continues to divide America.

Greenstar Season 1 Episodes 1 3

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Author: Dave Higgins
Publisher: Dave Higgins
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Greenstar Season 1 Episodes 1 3 by Dave Higgins

Original Title: Greenstar Season 1 Episodes 1 3

Reuse, Reduce, Recycle shouldn’t include people. Normally, freezing to death in deep space is pretty permanent. But Engineer Josie Stein was just defrosted a thousand years in the future, aboard the U.F.S. Greenstar, a recycled spaceship on a mission to stop the self-destructive aliens of the galaxy from wiping themselves out. If that wasn’t enough, she’s immediately elected captain. The last captain’s success rate was one hundred and sixty-seven alien species extinct to zero saved, so she can’t really do any worse. But how can she deal with aliens when she can no longer understand her own species? Inspired by Star Trek and Buck Rogers, Greenstar is a funny, action-packed take on the future, filled with strange aliens and neurotic characters. Grab a copy today.

Key Of Light

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Author: Nora Roberts
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748121706
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Key Of Light by Nora Roberts

Original Title: Key Of Light

The pleasure of your company is desired for cocktails and conversation. 8pm, 4th September. Warrior's Peak. You are the Key. The lock awaits. When Malory Price is issued with the above invitation she is naturally suspicious, especially as Warrior's Peak is a local mansion house straight out of a Hollywood horror movie. But with her overdraft at crisis limit and on the verge of losing her job at a local art gallery, she has little to lose by attending the event. But Malory is about to get more than she bargained for. At Warrior's Peak she finds that she and two other women are the only guests of their mysterious hosts. They are told an amazing story of magic, gods and goddesses; and of three demi-goddesses who have been cast into an eternal sleep, their mortal souls placed under lock and key. And in every generation, three women are born who alone have the power to free them - if they are prepared to accept the challenge. Three women. Three keys to find. If one fails, they all lose. If they all succeed - money, power and a new destiny awaits. It will take more than intellect, more than determination. They will have to open their hearts, their minds, and believe that everything and anything is possible.

Every Freaking Day With Rachell Ray

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Author: Elizabeth Hilts
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0446542792
Size: 64.97 MB
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Every Freaking Day With Rachell Ray by Elizabeth Hilts

Original Title: Every Freaking Day With Rachell Ray

Hey kids! If 30-minute meals are good, wouldn't 30-second meals be even better? You bet they would! And EVERY FREAKING! DAY WITH RACHELL RAY makes this dream a reality! This 64-page, full-color parody of the super-caffeinated media phenomenon Rachael Ray doesn't merely mimic the tone of the megastar's monthly magazine, daily talk show, multiple Food Network shows and countless ad campaigns, it nails it! Bestselling author Elizabeth Hilts captures Rachael's perky exuberance, her "casual" approach to cooking and her irrepressible and wholly unique Rayisms.

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