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Describes the true story of how the eccentric Polish scientist tasked by the Nazis to create a typhus vaccine hid the intelligentsia from the Gestapo by hiring them to work in his laboratory. The team engaged in a sabotage campaign by sending illegal doses of the vaccine into the Polish ghettos while shipping gallons of the weakened serum to the German troops on the Eastern Front. Among the scientists saved by Weigl, who was a Christian, was a gifted Jewish immunologist named Ludwik Fleck, who risked his life to carry out a dramatic subterfuge to vaccinate the most endangered prisoners in Buchenwald.

The Complete Low-FODMAP Diet (cowritten by Sue Shepherd, the diet?s developer and chief advocate) introduced this revolutionary treatment, which is rapidly becoming the first-line recommendation by doctors and dietitians worldwide. FODMAP is an acronym that stands for a group of difficult-to-digest carbohydrates found in foods such as wheat, milk, beans, soy, and some fruits, vegetables, nuts, and sweeteners. More than three quarters of adults with IBS who reduce their intake of these foods gain relief. Now, this follow-up cookbook brings you 150 simple, delicious, and brand-new recipes that are full of flavor but low in FODMAPs.

"These are recipes that emphasize naturally gluten-free ingredients and ... will appeal not only to gluten intolerants and celiacs but also to anyone just looking for a great recipe."--Provided by publisher.

Examines major American seafood producers to determine why most Americans eat imported seafood and why most American seafood is exported. Greenberg examines New York oysters, Gulf shrimp, and Alaskan salmon to reveal how this came to be. Despite the challenges, hope abounds: many are working to break the current destructive patterns of consumption and return American catch to American tables.

A guide to providing canines with a more protein-and-fat-heavy paleo diet helps readers assess their dogs' diets, and also includes information on training, exercise, massage, and other alternative therapies.

Continues the story of Lina and Elena as they push against boundaries in 1970s Italy, where Lina has left her husband and is working in a factory while taking care of her son and Elena has graduated college and published a novel.

About two-thirds of Americans hate their jobs and feel like they're not making a difference in the world. They're frustrated by unrealized dreams that seem hopelessly out of reach. This book outlines practical steps to identify, finance, and execute dream projects, and sustain them for years to come.

Joel Reynolds, a crusading attorney, and Ken Balcomb, a marine biologist, teamed up to expose the truth behind a submarine detection system that floods entire ocean basins with high-intensity sound and drives whales onto beaches.

Temple Barr and Midnight Louie work to protect those in danger while the Las Vegas reunion show of the band, Black & White, takes place.

Traces the unlikely bond between a precocious nine-year-old jazz singer, a divorcée teacher hoping to reunite with her high-school sweetheart, and a club owner facing the imminent loss of his Philadelphia business.

Provides a humorous history of the English language covering such topics as spelling, pronunciation, swearing, and wordplay

For American Stephanie Cahill, Bella Vista is a new beginning, a chance to put her painful past behind her. Yet, from the moment the first body is discovered at the site of an archaeological dig, Stephanie feels as if she's being watched, followed, studied,.hunted. Archaeologist Grant Peterson senses something odd about this dig, something that has him locking his door at night. And now, the echoes of a burial site's ancient legend can be found in the chilling signature of a killer on the loose, as one by one, young women start disappearing, only to be found horribly mutilated. The powerful attraction between Stephanie and Grant is a complication neither can afford as they are pulled into a desperate race against time to keep Stephanie from joining the ranks of the missing. For nothing in Bella Vista is what it seems. No one can be trusted. And those closest to Stephanie may prove the most dangerous of all.

Offers short sequences that readers can perform while seated on airplanes, in taxi cabs, standing at the bus stop, or even while waiting for water to boil. In addition, it also includes sequences to help with daily aches, pains, and annoyances, such as tired feet, sensitive wrists, neck and shoulder tension, lower back pain, anxiety, and even heartbreak. Provide step-by-step instructions on asana (postures) and pranayama (breathing techniques) and lists the benefits of each sequence and includes helpful information about modifications for poses.

How many ways can you preserve a strawberry? You can freeze it, dry it, pickle it, or can it. Milk gets cultured, or fermented, and is preserved as cheese or yogurt. Fish can be smoked, salted, dehydrated, and preserved in oil. Pork becomes jerky. Cucumbers become pickles. There is no end to the magic of food preservation, and in "Preserving everything," Leda Meredith leads readers both newbies and old hands in every sort of preservation technique imaginable.

A powerful portrayal of China in the midst of revolution finds Wang Yuan caught between the opposing ideas of different generations. After six years abroad, he returns to China in the middle of a peasant uprising. His cousin is a captain in the revolutionary army, his sister has scandalized the family by her premarital pregnancy, and his warlord father continues to cling to his traditional ideals. It is through Yuan's efforts that a kind of peace is restored to his family.

"Packed with new photos and more demotivational messages than you can roll your eyes at, 'The grumpy guide to life' will help you get in touch with your inner grouch."--From publisher description.

"Kit, the Marquis of Ashton, is in a sticky wicket. He married young and for love--how naïve. He discovered his mistake the very day of his wedding, but he is saddled now with a wife he's reluctant to trust. And however much evidence he gathers against faithless Jess, he can't seem to prove her guilt to the final judge--his foolish heart. Jess knows she's bobbled her marriage, however innocently. A fairytale wedding makes no difference if she hasn't got the marquis charmed to show for it. Well, she's had enough of accidental encounters with naked gentlemen and near misses explaining things to her husband. It's time to buck up and go win her man back, even if she has to fight very dirty indeed"--P. [4] of cover.

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