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Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 7:00pm
Local author presents her latest mystery, Black Beans & Venom, the seventh installment of her Carol Sabala series, set in Santa Cruz. Follow Carol Sabala as she ventures to Cuba on a missing person case. On the trail for a young woman who has absconded to Cuba in search of blue scorpion venom cure for her cancer and to escape her abusive husband, Carol finds that she’s not the only...

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History of the World in 12 Maps by Jerry Brotton

I’ve always loved maps, but previously knew very little about the history of cartography, so I found this fascinating. While clearly delineating the technical advances of the great cartographers Brotton discusses the political, economic and/or religious objectives that distort all maps. This is a perfect book for map lovers, history buffs and fans of well-researched non-fiction. 

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Rico
$20.00
ISBN-13: 9780143126027
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books, 10/2014

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