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A Gathering of Promises: The Battle for Texas's Psychedelic Music, from The 13th Floor Elevators to The Black Angels and Beyond

A Gathering of Promises: The Battle for Texas's Psychedelic Music, from The 13th Floor Elevators to The Black Angels and Beyond by Ben GrahamThe neglected story of how Texan musicians pioneered and explored psychedelic rock, and the too-high price they often paid.
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A Gay Epiphany: How Dare You Speak For God?

A Gay Epiphany: How Dare You Speak For God? by Robert K. PavlickA Gay Epiphany" is basically my autobiography, the autobiography of a "man of no importance", but it is really much more than that. It covers a 55 year journey beginning with an innocent young child's search for God, complicated by the conflicting dogmas and interpretations of institutional Christianity and coupled with growing up gay in the 1950's and 60's. The book covers the struggles of a young man who wants only to serve God, but who meets with nothing but religious hostility and condemnation from institutional Christianity due to his homosexuality. It addresses many areas of study including...
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A Gecko in the Machine: Postcards from the Bahamas

A Gecko in the Machine: Postcards from the Bahamas by Michael Heslop"A Gecko in the Machine...

Postcards from the Bahamas" covers a period from the emigration by the author and his wife with Habu, their German Shepherd dog to their newly built home on the island of Exuma in the Bahamas: it is an affectionate portrait of the subsequent events, places and characters that they have encountered along the way written from a personal perspective. For anyone who has visited the island, this book refreshes memories of the place, the people, the activities, the incredible colour and warmth that pervades everything and above all, highlights the total contrast from home....

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A Genius for Money

A Genius for Money by Caroline Dakers

This is the spectacular rags-to-riches story of James Morrison (1789–1857), who began life humbly but through hard work and entrepreneurial brilliance acquired a fortune unequalled in nineteenth-century England. Using the extensive Morrison archive, Caroline Dakers presents the first substantial biography of the richest commoner in England, recounting the details of Morrison's personal life while also placing him in the Victorian age of enterprise that made his success possible.

An affectionate husband and father of ten, Morrison made his first fortune in textiles, then a second in international...

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A Gentleman of Substance: The Life and Legacy of John Redpath (1796-1869)

A Gentleman of Substance: The Life and Legacy of John Redpath (1796-1869) by Richard FeltoeJohn Redpath arrived in Canada, penniless, in 1816. From skilled stonemason, he became a wealthy entrepreneur in Montreal, the founder of Redpath Sugar.
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A George Washington Carver Handbook

A George Washington Carver Handbook by B. D. MayberryA George Washington Carver Handbook is a chronological account of the life and works of the famous inventor. Edited by Dr. B. D. Mayberry, this book includes a brief biography of George Washington Carver, tributes to Carter by state governments and colleges and universities, U. S. Patents, photos and some of Carver's favorite quotes. Easy to read, this handbook is perfect for anyone wanting an overview of this great man.
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A Ghost In the Darkness

A Ghost In the Darkness by Jonathan KiperIn 1996, the brutal murder of Vicki Bader made headlines and fueled the gossip mill in the small town of Stratham, New Hampshire. When Vicki's ex-husband, defense lawyer Seth Bader, was arrested and convicted for the crime, locals believed justice had been served. So did Jonathan Kiper, a young neighbor and friend of Seth and Vicki's teenaged son, Joe. That is, until Jon discovered a terrible truth-- maybe Seth wasn't guilty after all. Now, twenty years later, he's doing the only thing he can do-- bringing that truth to light, hoping for some kind of redemption.  Part true crime tell-all, part...
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A Gift from Bob: How a Street Cat Helped One Man Learn the Meaning of Christmas

A Gift from Bob: How a Street Cat Helped One Man Learn the Meaning of Christmas by James Bowen

Bob Fever has swept the globe, with A Street Cat Named Bob vaulting its way to #7 on The New York Times bestseller list in its first week on sale. With rights sold to 27 countries around the globe and a top spot on the British bestseller list for more than a year, this book has been a smashing success around the world. As Street Cat Bob and James spend a cold and challenging December on the streets together, James once more draws strength and inspiration from his extraordinary cat--learning important lessons about the true meaning of Christmas along the way.

From the day James rescued a street...

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A Gift from Brittany

A Gift from Brittany by Marjorie PriceThe enchanting memoir of an artist?s liberating sojourn in France during the sixties?and the friendship that transformed her life

While in her late twenties, Marjorie Price leaves the comfort of her Chicago suburb to strike out on her own in Paris and hone her artistic talents. Dazzled by everything French, she falls in love with a volatile French painter and they purchase an old farmhouse in the Breton countryside. When Marjorie?s seemingly idyllic marriage begins to unravel, she forms a friendship with an elderly peasant woman, Jeanne, who is illiterate, has three cows to her name, and has...

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A Gift of Hope: Helping the Homeless

A Gift of Hope: Helping the Homeless by Danielle SteelIn her powerful memoir His Bright Light, #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel opened her heart to share the devastating story of the loss of her beloved son. In A Gift of Hope, she shows us how she transformed that pain into a campaign of service that enriched her life beyond what she could imagine.

For eleven years, Danielle Steel took to the streets with a small team to help the homeless of San Francisco. She worked anonymously, visiting the "cribs" of the city's most vulnerable citizens under cover of darkness, distributing food, clothing, bedding, tools, and toiletries. She...

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A Gift to the People:: A Collection of Writings By Ghost Dancer

A Gift to the People:: A Collection of Writings By Ghost Dancer by Lynda M. Means PhDA collection of stories covering the life of a mix-blood Muskogee/Cherokee/Irish elder. Ghost Dancer was raised in the traditional ways of the Red Stick Muskogee people, yet spent time each year with his Ani-yun-wiya (Cherokee) grandfather and learned those traditional ways as well. In this collection many spiritual beliefs of the native people are explained and discussed. He starts with some basic understandings and progresses to details of the Purification Lodge and the Medicine Wheel as he was taught by the Old Ones. Many of the stories are in a conversational tone and you get the feeling...
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A Gifted Man

A Gifted Man by Joseph". This memoir is an intensely personal account of a dream and two loves."

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". A piece of prose filled with heart and emotion. Honest writing is what makes this piece sing."

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". a man, who has created such splendid artistic works to please the eye, can only produce a literary work to please the mind and soul."

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"Joseph, you are a legend in your own time "

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"I give this book top ratings, not because I am in love with the man who wrote it, but because after I read it, I fell in love all over again. What a great gift to the reader ."...
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A Girl and Five Brave Horses

A Girl and Five Brave Horses by Sonora CarverA Girl and Five Brave Horses is the story of Sonora Carver and was the basis for the movie Wild Hearts Can't be Broken. Carver answered the following want ad: Wanted: Attractive young woman who can swim and dive. Likes horses, desires to travel. See Dr. W. F. Carver, Savannah Hotel. From there she became the first woman to jump from forty and sixty feet into a pool of water with diving horses. Carver was blinded during a jump as a result of hitting the water off balance and detaching both of her retinas. Despite this she continued to jump for another eleven years. An amazing and inspiring story....
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A Girl and Five Brave Horses

A Girl and Five Brave Horses by Sonora CarverA Girl and Five Brave Horses is the story of Sonora Carver and was the basis for the movie Wild Hearts Can't be Broken. Carver answered the following want ad: Wanted: Attractive young woman who can swim and dive. Likes horses, desires to travel. See Dr. W. F. Carver, Savannah Hotel. From there she became the first woman to jump from forty and sixty feet into a pool of water with diving horses. Carver was blinded during a jump as a result of hitting the water off balance and detaching both of her retinas. Despite this she continued to jump for another eleven years. An amazing and inspiring story....
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A Girl and Five Brave Horses (Rediscovered Books): With linked Table of Contents

A Girl and Five Brave Horses (Rediscovered Books): With linked Table of Contents by Sonora CarverA Girl and Five Brave Horses is the story of Sonora Carver and was the basis for the movie Wild Hearts Can't be Broken. Carver answered the following want ad: Wanted: Attractive young woman who can swim and dive. Likes horses, desires to travel. See Dr. W. F. Carver, Savannah Hotel. From there she became the first woman to jump from forty and sixty feet into a pool of water with diving horses. Carver was blinded during a jump as a result of hitting the water off balance and detaching both of her retinas. Despite this she continued to jump for another eleven years. An amazing and inspiring story....
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A Girl Called Nettie: A Memoir of Fate, Friendship, and Love

A Girl Called Nettie: A Memoir of Fate, Friendship, and Love by Netica SymonetteThis the story of a Bahamian Out Island girl who dared to reach beyond her circumstances and persisted in moving forward, against all odds and the prejudices of mankind, to experiences and successes never imagined. This is the story of how my life unfolded based on three key factors: a difficult personal decision early in life, two important blessings, and my love for my island country. These factors continue to influence my life daily.

At age sixteen, I made an unconditional sacrifice by not completing my high school education in favor of supporting Mama and five of my younger brothers until...

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A Girl Named Zippy: Growing Up Small in Mooreland Indiana

A Girl Named Zippy: Growing Up Small in Mooreland Indiana by Haven KimmelWhen Haven Kimmel was born in 1965, Mooreland, Indiana, was a sleepy little hamlet of three hundred people. Nicknamed "Zippy" for the way she would bolt around the house, this small girl was possessed of big eyes and even bigger ears. In this witty and lovingly told memoir, Kimmel takes readers back to a time when small-town America was caught in the amber of the innocent postwar period–people helped their neighbors, went to church on Sunday, and kept barnyard animals in their backyards.

Laced with fine storytelling, sharp wit, dead-on observations, and moments of sheer joy, Haven Kimmel's straight-shooting...

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A Girl's Life Online

A Girl's Life Online by Katherine TarboxKatherine Tarbox was thirteen when she met twenty-three-year-old "Mark" in an online chat room. A top student and nationally ranked swimmer attending an elite school in an affluent Connecticut town, Katie was also a lonely and self-conscious eighth-grader who craved the attention her workaholic parents couldn't give her. "Mark" seemed to understand her; he told her she was smart and wonderful. When they set a date to finally meet while Katie was in Texas for a swim competition, she walked into a hotel room and discovered who-and what-her cyber soul mate really was.

In A Girl's Life Online, Tarbox,...

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A Glamorously Unglamorous Life

A Glamorously Unglamorous Life by Julia AlbainWhen I was 22 I hopped a plane for New York City, off to pursue my destiny, sure that I'd never look back. This is my story of looking back. Of a journey that took on a whole new meaning and purpose. A year in New York City. A year of discovering the best and worst parts of myself. A year of learning the lessons that you can only learn the hard way.
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A Glance of Tawau in the Sixties: Land Below the Wind

A Glance of Tawau in the Sixties: Land Below the Wind by Bryan Paul LaiMy main point of writing this book is to depict all the happenings in Tawau from 1963 during the Indonesia-Malaysia confrontation, the youth movement in Tawau, the Jaycees, and how I was involved working toward my career till I retired in 1998.
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A Glimpse of Nothingness: Experiences in an American Zen Community

A Glimpse of Nothingness: Experiences in an American Zen Community by Janwillem Van De Wetering

In A Glimpse of Nothingness, celebrated mystery novelist Janwillem van de Wetering offers a sequel to his earlier memoir, The Empty Mirror, which concerned the author's experiences at a Zen monastery in Japan in the middle 1960s.


Originally published in 1975, A Glimpse of Nothingness chronicles van de Wetering's time at the Moon Springs Hermitage in Maine. The book offers a complete and compelling description of the Zen path pursued by one sensitive Westerner who began his quest by seeking for the sense of it all-and who eventually came to realize at least a part of it.


The follow-up to this book...

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A God Who Hates: The Courageous Woman Who Inflamed the Muslim World Speaks Out Against the Evils of Islam

A God Who Hates: The Courageous Woman Who Inflamed the Muslim World Speaks Out Against the Evils of Islam by Wafa SultanFrom the front page of The New York Times to YouTube, Dr. Wafa Sultan has become a force radical Islam has to reckon with. For the first time, she tells her story and what she learned, first-hand, about radical Islam in A God Who Hates, a passionate memoi
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A God-Given View: What Manifestations Are in Your Presence?

A God-Given View: What Manifestations Are in Your Presence? by Just Hazel Mae
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A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan

A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan by Michael KazinPolitician, evangelist, and reformer William Jennings Bryan was the most popular public speaker of his time. In this acclaimed biography–the first major reconsideration of Bryan's life in forty years–award-winning historian Michael Kazin illuminates his astonishing career and the richly diverse and volatile landscape of religion and politics in which he rose to fame. Kazin vividly re-creates Bryan's tremendous appeal, showing how he won a passionate following among both rural and urban Americans, who saw in him not only the practical vision of a reform politician but also the righteousness of...
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A Golden Voice: How Faith, Hard Work, and Humility Brought Me from the Streets to Salvation

A Golden Voice: How Faith, Hard Work, and Humility Brought Me from the Streets to Salvation by Ted WilliamsYouTube sensation Ted William's memoir of addiction, homelessness, and unlikely redemption, cowritten by #1 New York Times bestselling author Bret Witter

Ted Williams was panhandling in December 2010 when a passerby taped him and posted a clip of his gorgeous radio voice on YouTube. The video went viral, and overnight, launched him—the homeless man with a golden voice—into the hearts of millions.

Since then, millions have heard pieces of his story: his successful radio career, his crack addiction, his multiple arrests, and his heartbreaking relationship with his ninety-year-old mother. But in...

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A Golfer's Life

A Golfer's Life by Arnold PalmerJames Dodson is a contributing editor and regular columnist for Golf magazine and golf editor for Departures magazine. His work has appeared in GQ, Travel & Leisure, Outside, and numerous other national magazines. His columns won the Golf Writers of America Award in 1995. Dodson's first book, Final Rounds, became an instant golf classic.

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A Good African Story: How a Small Company Built a Global Coffee Brand

A Good African Story: How a Small Company Built a Global Coffee Brand by Andrew Rugasira

Since it was founded in 2003, Good African Coffee has helped thousands of farmers earn a decent living, send their children to school and escape a spiral of debt and dependence. Africa has received over $1 trillion in aid over the last fifty years and yet despite these huge inflows, the continent remains mired in poverty, disease and systemic corruption. In A Good African Story, Andrew Rugasira argues that trade has achieved what years of aid failed to deliver, and has provided a tantalising glimpse of what Africa could be.

As he recounts the very personal story of his company and the challenges...

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A Good Dog: The Story of Orson, Who Changed My Life

A Good Dog: The Story of Orson, Who Changed My Life by Jon KatzBONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Jon Katz's Going Home.

"People who love dogs often talk about a 'lifetime' dog. I'd heard the phrase a dozen times before I came to recognize its significance. Lifetime dogs are dogs we love in especially powerful, sometimes inexplicable ways."–Jon Katz

In this gripping and deeply touching book, bestselling author Jon Katz tells the story of his lifetime dog, Orson: a beautiful border collie–intense, smart, crazy, and unforgettable.

From the moment Katz and Orson meet, when the dog springs from his traveling crate at Newark airport and panics the baggage...

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A Good Man

A Good Man by Faye M. HardinA Good Man is a book based on actual events that occurred during the years this couple knew and were married to each other. Their marriage was strong, their love was strong, and their endurance was strong. In this book, you will learn what an amazing man Wilford Hardin was and how his strength, his fight, and his endurance pushed him on to live more years than it had been predicted he would live, not once, but twice, by the medical professionals. You will be led through the journey he had to travel, and you will find that his beloved wife was always by his side all through his journey. And you...
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A Good Man Inside: Diary of a White Collar Prisoner

A Good Man Inside: Diary of a White Collar Prisoner by Will PhillipsA Good Man Inside is the diary of one man's experiences of his time in prison written over 300 days as he reels from and makes sense of being under lock and key. A white collar criminal he sees himself as someone who should not really be in prison - as 'a good man' for whom his incarceration is doubly punitive, not practically necessary or achieving much other than the degradation and powerlessness of being in prison. But as time passes he accepts his fate and settles down to the regime, helping others and using the experience to best advantage. The book takes the reader through the day-to-day...
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A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver

A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver by Mark Shriver

In this intimate portrait of an extraordinary father-son relationship, Mark K. Shriver discovers the moral principles that guided his legendary father and applies them to his own life

When Sargent "Sarge" Shriver--founder of the Peace Corps and architect of President Johnson's War on Poverty--died in 2011 after a valiant fight with Alzheimer's, thousands of tributes poured in from friends and strangers worldwide. These tributes, which extolled the daily kindness and humanity of "a good man," moved his son Mark far more than those who lauded Sarge for his big-stage, headline-making accomplishments....

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A Gourmand in Training: Child to Chef - Book 1

A Gourmand in Training: Child to Chef - Book 1 by Eric ArrouzeFrom growing up in a blue collar family in one of the most dangerous areas in France to having a successful career as the head chef in a luxury hotel on the French Riviera at the age of 23, to teaching culinary arts at the University of British Columbia in Canada, my life is punctuated with stories that, even to me, sound somewhat incredible. Along this path, I have been inspired by people around me who have contributed to my journey and shaped me into who I am today. This first book of my series, Child to Chef Recipe Memoir, is about my grandmother Augusta, who was instrumental to my decision...
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A Grand Eye for Glory: A Life of Franz Johnston

A Grand Eye for Glory: A Life of Franz Johnston by Roger Burford MasonIn this first biography of Franz Johnston, the author describes the life, work, and times of this unjustly neglected but influential figure in Canadian art and culture.
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A Grand Guy: The Art And Life of Terry Southern

A Grand Guy: The Art And Life of Terry Southern by Lee Hill

"When they're no longer surprised or astonished or engaged by what you say, the ball game is over. If they find it repulsive, or outlandish, or disgusting, that's all right, or if they love it, that's all right, but if they just shrug it off, it's time to retire."

-- Terry Southern

A Grand Guy

He was the hipster's hipster, the perfect icon of cool. A small-town Texan who disdained his "good ol' boy" roots, he bopped with the Beats, hobnobbed with Sartre and Camus, and called William Faulkner friend. He was considered one of the most creative and original players in the Paris Review Quality Lit...

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A Grand Passion

A Grand Passion by Anne de LisleA joyful, page-turning tale of a love affair between a woman, a man . . . and the stately ruin they transformed into a home.

She rescued a house, then the house rescued her . . .When Anne, a divorced author suffering from writer's block, and her new partner, Ian, a widower and fellow Scottish romantic, decide to take their deepening relationship to the next level and move in together, it isn't as simple as it sounds. There are their respective adult children's feelings to consider, plus Anne and Ian want to make a new start away from the scrutiny of the tiny township where they've both lived...

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A Grandmother's Wisdom: Lessons learnt at my Nan's knee

A Grandmother's Wisdom: Lessons learnt at my Nan's knee by Catriona RowntreeA sweet and inspirational memoir, about the special relationship between the star of Getaway and her beloved grandmother.
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A Granite State of Rock: A Collection of Reviews, Essays, and Memoirs

A Granite State of Rock: A Collection of Reviews, Essays, and Memoirs by Michael MartinelliMichael Martinelli offers a collection of his best memoirs, essays, and reviews from his long-running blog A Granite State of Rock. Each memoir, essay, and review has been revised from its original post. The collection includes everything from his in-depth review of the Foo Fighter's second album The Colour and the Shape and keen analysis of How Winger Went Wrong to his boyhood memories of headbangers, Permanent Vacation, and why Def Leppard's Pyromania lives on. Included is a Preface explaining how A Granite State of Rock came to be and what it represents to Martinelli today.
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A Grass Bank Beyond: Memories of Mull

A Grass Bank Beyond: Memories of Mull by Fionna CarothersIn Four Ducks on a Pond, Nicholas the Cat, assisted by novelist Annabel Carothers, observed his family of humans and animals during one year on the Ross of Mull in the early 1950s. More than fifty years later, Annabel's daughter Fionna discovered the manuscript in a desk drawer and, while preparing it for publication, was inspired to expand on the theme. A Grass Bank Beyond covers an extended period before mains services and frequent ferries brought about change to the Ross. Fionna remembers the freedom she enjoyed roaming the island on foot, bicycle, pony, or boat. On family outings she absorbed...
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A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain

A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain by Marc Morris

The first major biography of a truly formidable king, whose reign was one of the most dramatic and important of the entire Middle Ages, leading to war and conquest on an unprecedented scale.

Edward I is familiar to millions as "Longshanks," conqueror of Scotland and nemesis of Sir William Wallace (in "Braveheart"). Yet this story forms only the final chapter of the king's action-packed life. Earlier, Edward had defeated and killed the famous Simon de Montfort in battle; travelled to the Holy Land; conquered Wales, extinguishing forever its native rulers and constructing a magnificent chain of castles....
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A Great Big Girl Like Me: The Films of Marie Dressler

A Great Big Girl Like Me: The Films of Marie Dressler by Victoria SturtevantIn this study of Marie Dressler, MGM's most profitable movie star in the early 1930s, Victoria Sturtevant analyzes Dressler's use of her body to challenge Hollywood's standards for leading ladies. At five feet seven inches tall and two hundred pounds, Dressler was never considered the popular "delicate beauty," often playing ugly ducklings, old maids, doting mothers, and imperious dowagers. However, Dressler's body, her fearless physicality, and her athletic slapstick routines commanded the screen. Although an unlikely movie star, Dressler represented for Depression-era audiences a sign of abundance...
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A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America

A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America by Stacy Schiff

In this dazzling work of history, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author follows Benjamin Franklin to France for the crowning achievement of his career

In December of 1776 a small boat delivered an old man to France." So begins an enthralling narrative account of how Benjamin Franklin-seventy years old, without any diplomatic training, and possessed of the most rudimentary French-convinced France, an absolute monarchy, to underwrite America's experiment in democracy.

When Franklin stepped onto French soil, he well understood he was embarking on the greatest gamble of his career. By virtue of fame, charisma,...

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A Great Man of Science

A Great Man of Science by Francis A. AndrewThroughout his life, Sir Fred Hoyle was, apart from being one of the greatest scientists of the twentieth century, a prolific writer in the fields of science fact, science fiction, politics and autobiography. Almost all of his books are now out of print,yet their messages remain as valid today as they did in the period in which they were written. As these books are not readily available, the reviews of them in Francis Andrew's work serve to provide a flavour of their contents and the sentiments which they express.
Francis A. Andrew6 Oct 2015$3.99

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A Great Unrecorded History: A New Life of E. M. Forster

A Great Unrecorded History: A New Life of E. M. Forster by Wendy Moffat

A REVELATORY LOOK AT THE INTIMATE LIFE OF THE GREAT AUTHOR--AND HOW IT SHAPED HIS MOST BE LOVED WORKS



With the posthumous publication of his long-suppressed novel Maurice in 1970, E. M. Forster came out as a homosexual-- though that revelation made barely a ripple in his literary reputation. As Wendy Moffat persuasively argues in A Great Unrecorded History, Forster's homosexuality was the central fact of his life. Between Wilde's imprisonment and the Stonewall riots, Forster led a long, strange, and imaginative life as a gay man. He preserved a vast archive of his private life--a history of...

Wendy Moffat17 May 2015$23.99

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A Greater Love

A Greater Love by Olga Watkins & James GillespieThe true story of a woman's incredible journey into the heart of the Third Reich to find the man she loves. When the Gestapo seize 20-year-old Olga Czepf's fiance she is determined to find him and sets off on an extraordinary 2,000-mile search across Nazi-occupied Europe risking betrayal, arrest and death. As the Second World War heads towards its bloody climax, she refuses to give up - even when her mission leads her to the gates of Dachau and Buchenwald concentration camps...

Now 88 and living in London, Olga tells with remarkable clarity of the courage and determination that drove her across...

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A Gringa in Bogot?: Living Colombia's Invisible War

A Gringa in Bogot?: Living Colombia's Invisible War by June Carolyn ErlickTo many foreigners, Colombia is a nightmare of drugs and violence. Yet normal life goes on there, and, in Bogotá, it's even possible to forget that war still ravages the countryside. This paradox of perceptions-outsiders' fears versus insiders' realities-drew June Carolyn Erlick back to Bogotá for a year's stay in 2005. She wanted to understand how the city she first came to love in 1975 has made such strides toward building a peaceful civil society in the midst of ongoing violence. The complex reality she found comes to life in this compelling memoir.

Erlick creates her portrait of Bogotá...

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A Grip on the Mane of Life: An Authorized Biography of Earl V. Shaffer

A Grip on the Mane of Life: An Authorized Biography of Earl V. Shaffer by David Donaldson & Maurice J. ForresterAfter serving four and a half years in the army during WWII-mostly in the battle-torn islands of the South Pacific-and along the way losing his best friend at Iwo Jima, Earl Shaffer came home to Pennsylvania with a large dose of military depression. After rattling around for a while he decided to act upon a prewar dream of hiking the entire Appalachian Trail, a decision that was spurred by reading a magazine article stating that such a feat was likely impossible. Earl achieved his goal, and history's muse presented him with a personal niche in her gallery. Over the course of three decades he...
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A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet: My Grandfather's SS Past, My Jewish Family, A Search for the Truth

A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet: My Grandfather's SS Past, My Jewish Family, A Search for the Truth by Rita GabisRita Gabis comes from a family of Eastern European Jews and Lithuanian Catholics. She was close to her Catholic grandfather as a child and knew one version of his past: prior to immigration he had fought the Russians, whose brutal occupation of Lithuania destroyed thousands of lives before Hitler's army swept in.

Five years ago, Gabis discovered an unthinkable dimension to her family story: from 1941 to 1943, her grandfather had been Chief of Security Police under the Gestapo in the Lithuanian town of Svencionys, near the killing field of Poligon, where 8,000 Jews were murdered over three days...
Rita Gabis8 Oct 2015$19.99

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A Guest in my Own Country

A Guest in my Own Country by George KonradWinner of the 2007 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Biography, Autobiography & Memoir

A powerful memoir of war, politics, literature, and family life by one of Europe's leading intellectuals.

When George Konrad was a child of eleven, he, his sister, and two cousins managed to flee to Budapest from the Hungarian countryside the day before deportations swept through his home town. Ultimately, they were the only Jewish children of the town to survive the Holocaust.

A Guest in My Own Country recalls the life of one of Eastern Europe's most accomplished modern writers, beginning with his...

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A Guide to Middle Earth: Tolkien and The Lord of the Rings

A Guide to Middle Earth: Tolkien and The Lord of the Rings by Colin DuriezAn illuminating guide to Middle-earth and the man who created it.
Colin Duriez14 Apr 2013$13.11

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A Hairdresser's Diary: Scissors Retired

A Hairdresser's Diary: Scissors Retired by Christine HannonAs a child, my little girl dream was to one day become a hairdresser. There was something calming in my world of chaos when I immersed myself into playing with hair. It all began with my dolls. My career as a hairdresser, model and makeup artist took me on a remarkable journey. There are so many stories that will touch your heart make you laugh or cry. Share the stories, gossip, secrets and humor involving the lives I touched and that touched me. The lessons learned witty moments, accomplishments and disappointments. Visit all who have passed through my life. Sit in my virtual chair as you relive...
Christine Hannon30 Oct 2015$1.99

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