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    Wild Irish Women: Extraordinary Lives from History by Marian Broderick    Making America's Budget Policy from the 1980's to the 1990's by Joseph J. Minarik    Dead People by Stefany Anne Golberg & Morgan Meis    21 Lives in 2015: Obituaries from The Washington Post by The Washington Post    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    Bio By U by Beverly Armstrong    22 Lives in 2014: Obituaries from The Washington Post by The Washington Post    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    Personal Impressions: Third Edition by Isaiah Berlin    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    Tibetan Lives: Three Himalayan Autobiographies by Peter Richardus    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    A Bibliography of the Personal Computer by Roy A. Allan    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    24 Karat Etiquette: Advice from the Founder of Beverly Hills Manners by Lisa Gache    Solders and Soldering by Howard H. Manko    Mountain of Fame: Portraits in Chinese History by John E. Wills Jr.    Who's Who in the Roman World by John Hazel    Who's Who in the Irish War of Independence and Civil War: 1619-1923 by Padraic O'Farrell    1001 People Who Made America by Alan Axelrod    Murder Two: The Second Casebook of Forensic Detection by Colin Evans

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22 Lives in 2014: Obituaries from The Washington Post

The Washington Post

22 Lives in 2014: Obituaries from The Washington Post by The Washington PostFrom one of the world's most renowned novelists to a truth-telling comedian to a courageous warrior for civil rights, 2014 bid farewell to many great men and women who have changed the way we think about our world.

In 22 LIVES OF 2014, THE WASHINGTON POST turns to its Pulitzer Prize-winning reportage to gather the obituaries of some of the greatest artists and icons. It honors memories and remembers legacies. This uplifting look at figures such as Gabriel Garc?a M?rquez and path-breaking Olympian Alice Coachman acknowledges the mark they left on our world and on our lives.
2015 / 7 / 25
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21 Lives in 2015: Obituaries from The Washington Post

The Washington Post

21 Lives in 2015: Obituaries from The Washington Post by The Washington PostHeroes and icons. Athletes and entertainers. Trailblazers and game-changers. The world lost many brilliant women and men in 2015, but legacies live on.

The Washington Post beautifully and comprehensively encapsulates some of the luminaries the world lost in 2015. Brilliant and beloved, fiery and controversial, these twenty-one lives live on through sheer influence. From legends like B.B. King, whose guitar-playing inspired musicians across all genres, to Julian Bond, whose tireless work on behalf of Civil Rights resonates to this day. From wildly exciting lives, like Elizabeth McIntosh, the...
2015 / 12 / 23
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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,...
2015 / 11 / 9
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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...
2015 / 4 / 9
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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.
2015 / 10 / 28
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A Bibliography of the Personal Computer

Roy A. Allan

A Bibliography of the Personal Computer by Roy A. AllanThis eBook bibliography on the history of the personal computer and the industry contains over 280 book notations and over 250 periodical notations. It also contains a reprint of an article by the author entitled "What Was the First Personal Computer?"
2014 / 3 / 9
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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...

2011 / 1 / 4
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Dead People

Stefany Anne Golberg & Morgan Meis

Dead People by Stefany Anne Golberg & Morgan MeisA book of unorthodox obituaries from David Foster Wallace to Osama bin Laden.
2016 / 5 / 25
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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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Who's Who in the Irish War of Independence and Civil War: 1619-1923

Padraic O'Farrell

Who's Who in the Irish War of Independence and Civil War: 1619-1923 by Padraic O'FarrellWith over 3000 entries in seven separate listings, this book is a major source of reference which puts a human face on these two defining conflicts. Drawing on family papers, extensive interviews and official records, Padraic O'Farrell gives detailed accounts of the involvement of soldiers, politicians, policemen and civilians, Irish and British alike - most of whom have never appeared in the pages of history. Appendices of casualties and executions, as well as a map and a thorough chronology, complete a picture of the tumultous period from Easter Week 1916 to the final spasms of the Civil War...
2013 / 5 / 6
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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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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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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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Mountain of Fame: Portraits in Chinese History

John E. Wills Jr.

Mountain of Fame: Portraits in Chinese History by John E. Wills Jr.Through biographies of China's most colorful and famous personalities, John Wills displays the five-thousand-year sweep of Chinese history from the legendary sage emperors to the tragedy of Tiananmen Square. This unique introduction to Chinese history and culture uses more than twenty exemplary lives, including those of statesmen, philosophers, poets, and rulers, to provide the focus for accounts of key historical trends and periods. What emerges is a provocative rendering of China's moral landscape, featuring characters who have resonated in the historical imagination as examples of villainy,...
2013 / 6 / 27
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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...
2014 / 11 / 17
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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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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...

2015 / 6 / 4
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24 Karat Etiquette: Advice from the Founder of Beverly Hills Manners

Lisa Gache

24 Karat Etiquette: Advice from the Founder of Beverly Hills Manners by Lisa GacheIn Beverly Hills, fame and wealth can buy everything—except class, grace, and sophistication. In 24 Karat Etiquette, Lisa Gaché offers a behind-the-scenes look at Beverly Hills residents' unique social dilemmas through the eyes of an etiquette expert, tasked with transforming her awkward, boorish, and sometimes challenging clients into social virtuosos. Not only does Lisa rule the roost at her in-town manners school, but her services are also in demand across the globe. From Saudi princesses to Oscar winners, talent agents to intelligence operatives, child actresses, butlers, and football players,...
2013 / 9 / 7
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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. ...

2008 / 8 / 24
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Personal Impressions: Third Edition

Isaiah Berlin

Personal Impressions: Third Edition by Isaiah Berlin

In this collection of remarkable biographical portraits, the great essayist and intellectual historian Isaiah Berlin brings to life a wide range of prominent twentieth-century thinkers, politicians, and writers. These include Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Chaim Weizmann, Albert Einstein, Virginia Woolf, Aldous Huxley, Boris Pasternak, and Anna Akhmatova. With the exception of Roosevelt, Berlin met them all, and he knew many of them well. Other figures recalled here include the Zionist Yitzhak Sadeh, the U.S. Supreme Court judge Felix Frankfurter, the classicist and wit Maurice Bowra,...

2014 / 11 / 21
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