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    Wild Irish Women: Extraordinary Lives from History by Marian Broderick    Boomer Boys Looking Back: Stories In The Rear View Mirror by Alan R. Montgomery    Plutarch's Lives - Vol I. - Translated from the Greek, with Notes and a Life of Plutarch by Aubrey Stewart, M.A., and the Late G by Plutarch    Dictionary of Southern African Place Names by Peter E. Raper & Lucie A. Moller & Theodorus L. du Plessis    Shakespeare Basics for Grown-Ups: Everything You Need to Know About the Bard by E. Foley & B. Coates    Last Boat to Yokohama: The Life and Legacy of Beate Sirota Gordon by Nassrine Azimi & Michel Wasserman    House Calls and Hitching Posts: Stories From Dr. Elton Lehman's Career Among The Amish by Dorcas Hoover    The Day Turkey Stood Still: Merve Kavakci''s Walk Into the Turkish Parliament by Richard Peres    The Man Who Made Lists: Love, Death, Madness, and the Creation of Roget's Thesaurus by Joshua Kendall    Chicago Lives: Men and Women Who Shaped Our City by Chicago Tribune    Agatha Christie: Murder in the Making: More Stories and Secrets from Agatha Christie's Notebooks by John Curran    Heartbreak and Heroism: Canadian Search and Rescue Stories by John Melady    International Women Stage Directors by Anne Fliotsos    Wife of the Life of the Party: A Memoir by Lita Grey Chaplin & Jeffrey Vance    Solders and Soldering by Howard H. Manko    1001 People Who Made America by Alan Axelrod    Murder Two: The Second Casebook of Forensic Detection by Colin Evans

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1001 People Who Made America

Alan Axelrod

1001 People Who Made America by Alan AxelrodWho are the pivotal figures in American history, the men and women who have helped shape us as a people and have influenced how we perceive ourselves as Americans? In this companion to his popular 1001 Events That Made America, Alan Axelrod looks into all areas of our collective past and highlights the famous as well as the infamous, the virtuous as well as the notorious, from the nation's earliest days to the present.

Serving up history in lively, accessible bites, the book presents a Who's Who in American politics, arts, science, business, religion, and pop culture, along with concise explanations...

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Boomer Boys Looking Back: Stories In The Rear View Mirror

Alan R. Montgomery

Boomer Boys Looking Back: Stories In The Rear View Mirror by Alan R. MontgomeryIn 2012 Alan Montgomery sent out an email to a group of men who he knew were born between 1946-1964, a time that has been described as the Baby Boomer age. The premise for this book was to gather an array of short stories from amateur writers about their experiences growing up and then compile them into a collection that is given some historical and social context by using a story from a pre and post boomer perspective. He posed various questions to the contributors to help them explore their past and the impact it has had on their own current situation. The stories range in scope from self-discovery,...
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International Women Stage Directors

Anne Fliotsos

International Women Stage Directors by Anne FliotsosA pioneering reference of women theatre directors worldwide
2013 / 12 / 28
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Chicago Lives: Men and Women Who Shaped Our City

Chicago Tribune

Chicago Lives: Men and Women Who Shaped Our City by Chicago Tribune

A unique journey through the 20th century in Chicago, this work reveals the characters whose lives put an indelible stamp on the city. Some were famous, like Richard J. Daley and Harold Washington, while others were infamous or unacknowledged, living fascinating lives that helped shape the city while remaining anonymous at the same time like, such as Emma Schweer, who is believed to have been America's oldest elected office holder; Zofia Kuklo, a shy church-going, Polish immigrant grandmother who hid Jewish individuals from the Nazis during World War II; and James Tuach MacKenzie, the dashing...

2014 / 3 / 28
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Murder Two: The Second Casebook of Forensic Detection

Colin Evans

Murder Two: The Second Casebook of Forensic Detection by Colin EvansA murdered scientist points her finger from the grave at her brutal killer. A Stone Age homicide comes to light after 5,300 years.

A serial killer who slays women on two continents is finally brought to justice by a single hair that yields just nine billionths of a gram of human DNA. All these miracles of detection were made possible only by the crime lab, our leading weapon in the war on crime. If you are fascinated by both the history of forensics and the very latest developments in crime scene investigation, autopsies, and other aspects of the science, Murder Two is the ebook for you. ...

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House Calls and Hitching Posts: Stories From Dr. Elton Lehman's Career Among The Amish

Dorcas Hoover

House Calls and Hitching Posts: Stories From Dr. Elton Lehman's Career Among The Amish by Dorcas HooverMedical technology meets rural values of simplicity, home health remedies, and unwavering faith in divine providence when a country-boy-turned-country-doctor returns to his roots. House Calls and Hitching Posts is a sometimes humorous and often intimate account of Dr. Elton Lehman's 36 years practicing medicine among the Amish of Wayne, Holmes, and surrounding counties in Ohio, for which he was named Country Doctor of the Year. Now you can witness house calls and private moments between doctors and patients. Joe brings his dismembered fingers to the office in a coffee can filled with kerosene....
2015 / 1 / 14
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Shakespeare Basics for Grown-Ups: Everything You Need to Know About the Bard

E. Foley & B. Coates

Shakespeare Basics for Grown-Ups: Everything You Need to Know About the Bard by E. Foley & B. CoatesAn essential guide to Shakespeare, from the international bestselling authors of Homework for Grown-Ups

The Bard was so incredibly prolific that even most Shakespeare scholars would welcome the occasional refresher course, and most of the rest of us haven't even got a clue as to what a petard actually is. Fear not, the bestselling authors of Homework for Grown-Ups are here to help. For parents keen to help with their children's homework, casual theatre-goers who want to enhance their enjoyment and understanding, and the general reader who feels they should probably know more, Shakespeare Basics...

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Solders and Soldering

Howard H. Manko

Solders and Soldering by Howard H. MankoYou can't work in electronics without solder -- and you shouldn't work with solder without Solders and Soldering, Fourth Edition, by Howard Manko.
2013 / 6 / 29
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Agatha Christie: Murder in the Making: More Stories and Secrets from Agatha Christie's Notebooks

John Curran

Agatha Christie: Murder in the Making: More Stories and Secrets from Agatha Christie's Notebooks by John CurranJohn Curran reveals the secrets of the world's greatestmystery writer in Agatha Christie: Murder in the Making, the fascinating follow up to Agatha Christie's SecretNotebooks featuring moreinsight into Christie's captivating life story and a new windfall ofChristie's unpublished work—including letters, archival papers, and a keenly incisive analysis of Christie's last, unfinished novel.

For readers new to Christie's mysteries and for life-long fans of Hercule Poirot, Miss Marple, and Tommy and Tuppence, eitherfrom classic Christie novels like Murder on the Orient Express or fromthe popular Masterpiece...

2014 / 3 / 24
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Heartbreak and Heroism: Canadian Search and Rescue Stories

John Melady

Heartbreak and Heroism: Canadian Search and Rescue Stories by John MeladyAccounts of some of the most dramatic search-and-rescue operations ever attempted in Canada.
2014 / 2 / 9
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The Man Who Made Lists: Love, Death, Madness, and the Creation of Roget's Thesaurus

Joshua Kendall

The Man Who Made Lists: Love, Death, Madness, and the Creation of Roget's Thesaurus by Joshua KendallIn the tradition of The Professor and the Madman, a "brisk and vivid"( Los Angeles Times) account of an obsessive scholar.

Polymath, eccentric, and synonym aficionado, Peter Mark Roget had a host of female admirers, was one of the first to test the effects of laughing gas, invented the slide rule, and narrowly escaped jail in Napoleon's France. But Roget is best known for making lists.

After the tragic turmoil of his early life (both his mother and sister were institutionalized), Roget longed for order in his chaotic world. At the age of eight, he began his quest to put everything in its rightful...

2014 / 11 / 8
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Wife of the Life of the Party: A Memoir

Lita Grey Chaplin & Jeffrey Vance

Wife of the Life of the Party: A Memoir by Lita Grey Chaplin & Jeffrey VanceThe memoir of the late Lita Grey Chaplin (1908-1995), the only one of Chaplin's wives to have written an account of life with Chaplin. Her memoir is an extraordinary Hollywood story of someone who was there from the very beginning.
2013 / 10 / 11
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Wild Irish Women: Extraordinary Lives from History

Marian Broderick

Wild Irish Women: Extraordinary Lives from History by Marian Broderick
2016 / 10 / 12
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Last Boat to Yokohama: The Life and Legacy of Beate Sirota Gordon

Nassrine Azimi & Michel Wasserman

Last Boat to Yokohama: The Life and Legacy of Beate Sirota Gordon by Nassrine Azimi & Michel WassermanLAST BOAT TO YOKOHAMA: THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF BEATE SIROTA GORDON tells a story of both tragedy and grandeur in the twentieth century. It recounts the life and work of Beate Sirota Gordon: the influence of her father, Leo Sirota, one of the greatest pianists of his generation; her secret work ensuring women's equality while helping to develop the post-WWII Japanese constitution—at the age of 22; her broad influence on hundreds of Western artists such as Robert Wilson, David Byrne and Peter Sellars—who were introduced to leading contemporary Asian music, dance, theater and visual artists through...
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Dictionary of Southern African Place Names

Peter E. Raper & Lucie A. Moller & Theodorus L. du Plessis

Dictionary of Southern African Place Names by Peter E. Raper & Lucie A. Moller & Theodorus L. du Plessis

The Dictionary of Southern African Place Names – now in its 4th edition – helps you sort your Komkhulu from your Kommetjie with the most comprehensive glossary of Southern African towns, villages, railway stations, mountains, rivers and beaches. The 9 000 short entries incorporate data from sources dating as far back as 1486, encapsulating the linguistic and cultural heritage of all the peoples of the subcontinent, past and present.

In this highly readable book the expert authors take you on a fascinating journey of the highways and byways of Southern Africa. Whether you are a motorist, an adventurer...

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Plutarch's Lives - Vol I. - Translated from the Greek, with Notes and a Life of Plutarch by Aubrey Stewart, M.A., and the Late G

Plutarch

Plutarch's Lives - Vol I. - Translated from the Greek, with Notes and a Life of Plutarch by Aubrey Stewart, M.A., and the Late G by PlutarchMany of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
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The Day Turkey Stood Still: Merve Kavakci''s Walk Into the Turkish Parliament

Richard Peres

The Day Turkey Stood Still: Merve Kavakci''s Walk Into the Turkish Parliament by Richard PeresOn May 2nd 1999, Merve Kavakci walked into the Turkish Grand National Assembly to take her oath of office as a member of Turkish Parliament, wearing her Islamic headscarf (hijab), which is banned for civil servants in secular Turkey. A near riot ensued, and the Prime Minister told the crowd to 'put this woman in her place'. Since then, Kavakci has become an outspoken critic of Turkey's secularization policy, travelling the globe in support of Muslim women's rights, especially regarding the hijab, which she promotes as a symbol of female empowerment. The Day Turkey Stood Still is a unique behind-the-scenes...
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