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Lionheart by Richard Hibbard
Lionheart

The true story of a modern rugby warrior
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The Charles Dickens Miscellany by Jeremy Clarke
The Charles Dickens Miscellany

Charles Dickens' life was staggeringly busy and various. This new miscellany will give readers a chance to get to know the man and his work through his work and its major themes. With carefully chosen quotations from the novels but also from his sketches
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I'm with the Band: Confessions of a Groupie by Pamela Des Barres
I'm with the Band: Confessions of a Groupie

The stylish, exuberant, and remarkably sweet confession of one of the most famous groupies of the 1960s and 70s is back in print in this new edition that includes an afterword on the author's last 15 years of adventures. As soon as she graduated from high
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The Big Twitch: One man, one continent, a race against time - a true story about birdwatching by Sean Dooley
The Big Twitch: One man, one continent, a race against time - a true story about birdwatching

One man's quest to realise a boyhood dream and break a national record.
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Edvard Munch: Behind The Scream by Sue Prideaux
Edvard Munch: Behind The Scream

Although almost everyone recognizes Edvard Munch's famous painting The Scream, hardly anyone knows much about the man. What kind of person could have created this universal image, one that so vividly expressed all the uncertainties of the twentieth century?
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Counterspy by Richard Cutler
Counterspy

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The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien by J. R. R. Tolkien
The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien

This collection will entertain all who appreciate the art of masterful letter writing. The Letters of J.R.R Tolkien sheds much light on Tolkien's creative genius and grand design for the creation of a whole new world: Middle-earth. Featuring a radically
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The Ransomed Heart by John Eldredge
The Ransomed Heart

For millions of people, reading the writings of John Eldredge has been a deep and profound experience, generating a hunger to integrate his ideas and insights into their daily lives. Meeting that need in an innovative way, The Ransomed Heart features

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Dancing My Way Through Hell! by Gene Shirley Richey
Dancing My Way Through Hell!

Her mother sternly said, "Gene! Stop that tap dancing right now! You're going to dance your way to hell!" The first half of her life surely felt that way - three sexual assaults, two abusive husbands, three children for whom she was the sole provider.
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Lucky 7: A Cowman's Autobiography by Will Tom Carpenter
Lucky 7: A Cowman's Autobiography

"No. 7"-as Carpenter, the youngest of seven children, called himself-was born in Missouri in 1854 and moved west with his family, first to Kansas, then to the settlements near Pikes Peak, and finally, in 1872, to Texas with his elder brother. From the
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Parson Henry Renfro: Free Thinking on the Texas Frontier by William C. Griggs
Parson Henry Renfro: Free Thinking on the Texas Frontier

The years following the Texas Revolution held even more turbulent events as diverse droves of pioneers crossed the Sabine and Red Rivers to start new lives in Texas. Early Texas society contended with religious issues, family life in a rugged environment,
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Antonio Caso, Philosopher of Mexico: Philosopher of Mexico by John H. Haddox
Antonio Caso, Philosopher of Mexico: Philosopher of Mexico

Few men have had as much cultural and educational influence on their own countries as the philosopher and educator Antonio Caso (1883-1946). He was above all a patriot of his beloved Mexico, and he sought to deliver his humanitarian message to his countrymen.
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John H. Haddox21 Feb 2014$19.95

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Edward Everett Hale by Jean Holloway
Edward Everett Hale

Edward Everett Hale is remembered by millions as the author of The Man Without a Country. This popular and gifted nineteenth-century writer was an outstanding and prolific contributor to the fields of journalism, fiction, essay, and history. He wrote more
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Jean Holloway21 Feb 2014$25.00

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John O. Meusebach: German Colonizer in Texas by Irene Marschall King
John O. Meusebach: German Colonizer in Texas

Otfried Hans Freiherr von Meusebach chose a life of hardship and freedom in Texas rather than a life of comfort and influence in his native Germany, where he had lived his formative years within a framework of unconstitutional government. In 1845 the young
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Irene Marschall King21 Feb 2014$25.00

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How I Escaped from Gilligan's Island: And Other Misadventures of a Hollywood Writer-Producer by William Froug
How I Escaped from Gilligan's Island: And Other Misadventures of a Hollywood Writer-Producer

In the early 1950s writers were leaving radio en masse to try their hand at another promising medium—television. William Froug was in the thick of that exodus, a young man full of ideas in a Hollywood bursting with opportunities. In his forty-year
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William Froug21 Feb 2014$9.99

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For God and Country: Faith and Patriotism Under Fire by James Yee
For God and Country: Faith and Patriotism Under Fire

What do you believe in? James Yee believed in God and America and one of those got him thrown in jail.
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Buffalo Calf Road Woman: The Story of a Warrior of the Little Bighorn by Joseph Agonito & Rosemary Agonito
Buffalo Calf Road Woman: The Story of a Warrior of the Little Bighorn

Winner of the Western Heritage Award for "Outstanding Western Novel" 2005
As the Cheyenne fought that June day in 1876, warrior Comes in Sight faced grave danger. His horse had been shot out from under him, and he was left stranded on the battlefield.
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Lucky Me! by Jim Curson
Lucky Me!

In 1940 Sapper James (Jim) Curson set sail with his British unit- 251 Field Company, Royal Engineers and joined the fleet to India. His ship, The Empress of Asia was bombed and sank off the coast of Singapore. Rescued, he found he'd been reported missing,
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Hottest New Artist  - How to Succeed in the Music Industry by PDS Entertainment LLC (ASCAP)
Hottest New Artist - How to Succeed in the Music Industry

THIS IS A MUSICIAN'S GUIDE WITH PLENTY OF BUSINESS SENSE Music is your passion and you'd make it your business but you've discovered that sometimes the combination makes it a real "offbeat." Don't knock it yet! Hottest New Artist the book gives you information
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A Braided Cord by Jim Warren
A Braided Cord

This book describes life long learning expressed often as allegory or metaphor, but derived from life long events. The braided cord reflects the union of body, mind and soul, but because I am a surgeon, the body is topmost in my mind and my book. My exploration
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The World According to Ali by T. L. Gray
The World According to Ali

The World According to Ali By T.L. Gray He met Ali MacPherson at a party he didn't want to attend. She warned him she was a fast girl, then wrote her number on a paper towel in flaming red lipstick and dared him to call her. Charleston-bred Jordan Finch
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T. L. Gray21 Feb 2014$10.48

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Keith Moon: Instant Party: Musings, Memories and Minutiae by Alan Clayson
Keith Moon: Instant Party: Musings, Memories and Minutiae

Renowned party animal and phenomenal drummer for The Who, Keith Moon lived fast and died young. Not a typical biography, this compendium of stories, facts, photos, and analysis is divided up by subject and details all aspects of Moon's personal and professional
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Alan Clayson21 Feb 2014$12.00

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Louis Johnson and the Arming of America by Keith D. McFarland
Louis Johnson and the Arming of America

Louis Johnson was FDR's Assistant Secretary of War and the architect of the industrial mobilization plans that put the nation on a war footing prior to its entry into World War II. Later, as Truman's Secretary of Defense, Johnson was given the difficult
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Keith D. McFarland21 Feb 2014$28.00

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Lynton Keith Caldwell: An Environmental Visionary and the National Environmental Policy Act by Wendy Read Wertz
Lynton Keith Caldwell: An Environmental Visionary and the National Environmental Policy Act

This is the story of a visionary leader, Lynton Keith Caldwell, who in the early 1960s introduced the study of the environment and environmental policy at a time when such areas of expertise did not exist. For the next three decades, Caldwell played a
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Wendy Read Wertz20 Feb 2014$38.99

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Pola Negri: Hollywood's First Femme Fatale by Mariusz Kotowski
Pola Negri: Hollywood's First Femme Fatale

Pola Negri (1897--1987) rose from an impoverished childhood in Warsaw, Poland, to become one of early Hollywood's greatest stars. After tuberculosis ended her career as a ballerina in 1912, she turned to acting and worked under legendary directors Max

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Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne by Douglas V. Mastriano
Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne

Alvin C. York (1887--1964) -- devout Christian, conscientious objector, and reluctant hero of World War I -- is one of America's most famous and celebrated soldiers. Known to generations through Gary Cooper's Academy Award-winning portrayal in the 1941

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Douglas V. Mastriano20 Feb 2014$34.95

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Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun: The Odyssey of an Artist in an Age of Revolution by Gita May
Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun: The Odyssey of an Artist in an Age of Revolution

The foremost woman artist of her age, Elisabeth Vigee Le Brun (1755--1842) exerted her considerable charm to become the friend, and then official portraitist, of Marie Antoinette. Though profitable, this role made Vigee Le Brun a public and controversial
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Gita May20 Feb 2014$30.00

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Joes Toronto: Portraiture by Mendelson Joe
Joes Toronto: Portraiture

Mendelson Joe's portraits of Torontonians amount to a significant body of work. This collection exhibits fifty portraits from the experience, along with some of his own comments.
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Mendelson Joe20 Feb 2014$11.95

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Michael Moore: A Biography by Emily Schultz
Michael Moore: A Biography

Michael Moore's life story, from shy Eagle Scout to vocal critic of the Bush presidency, is told in this biography. In-depth research and interviews sort lies from truth and reveal both the passionate and cranky sides of this bestselling author and Academy
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Emily Schultz20 Feb 2014$11.95

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The Empress Theodora: Partner of Justinian by James Allan Evans
The Empress Theodora: Partner of Justinian

Even by modern standards, the Empress Theodora (?-548) had a remarkable rise to power. Born into the lowest class of Byzantine society, she worked as an actress in burlesque theater. Yet she attracted the love of the future emperor Justinian, who, to the
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James Allan Evans20 Feb 2014$19.95

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No Color Is My Kind: The Life of Eldrewey Stearns and the Integration of Houston by Thomas R. Cole
No Color Is My Kind: The Life of Eldrewey Stearns and the Integration of Houston

No Color Is My Kind is an uncommon chronicle of identity, fate, and compassion as two men-one Jewish and one African American-set out to rediscover a life lost to manic depression and alcoholism. In 1984, Thomas Cole discovered Eldrewey Stearns in a Galveston
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Thomas R. Cole20 Feb 2014$25.00

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How'd I Get Here? And Why Am I Stealing M&M's From Air Force One? by Dan Beckmann
How'd I Get Here? And Why Am I Stealing M&M's From Air Force One?

Most people do not know what their I.D. is. . .No, not their identification, but their Intentional Difference. Eighty-five percent of what we are capable of doing, most other people can do just as well. Ten percent of what we are capable of doing, some
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No Matter What by Latonya R. Baskerville
No Matter What

Tormented for her weight, height, & dark-colored skin... Latonya turns to drugs to gain acceptance from her peers. It doesn't work. The bullying grows stronger and the drugs get weaker. At 17, she starts prostituting - protected or unprotected. She is
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The Gardener of Versailles: My Life in the World's Grandest Garden by Alain Baraton
The Gardener of Versailles: My Life in the World's Grandest Garden

For gardening aficionados and Francophiles, a love letter to the Versailles Palace and grounds, from the man who knows them best. In Alain Baraton's Versailles, every grove tells a story. As the gardener-in-chief, Baraton lives on its grounds, and since
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Alain Baraton20 Feb 2014$26.95

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Once Aboard A Cornish Lugger by Paul Greenwood
Once Aboard A Cornish Lugger

First hand account of Cornish fishing luggers
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101 Amazing Facts about Paris Hilton by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about Paris Hilton

Are you the world's biggest Paris Hilton fan? Or do you want to know everything there is to know about the socialite, model, singer, actress and DJ? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts about everything, from her
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101 Amazing Facts about Paris Hilton by Jack Goldstein & Frankie Taylor
101 Amazing Facts about Paris Hilton

Are you the world's biggest Paris Hilton fan? Or do you want to know everything there is to know about the socialite, model, singer, actress and DJ? If so, then this is the book for you! Contained within are 101 amazing facts about everything, from her
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Jack Goldstein &
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Paul Morphy: The Pride and Sorrow of Chess by David Lawson
Paul Morphy: The Pride and Sorrow of Chess

Paul Morphy: The Pride and Sorrow of Chess is the only full-length biography of Paul Morphy, the antebellum chess prodigy who launched United States participation in international chess and is still generally acknowledged as the greatest American chess
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David Lawson20 Feb 2014$9.99

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Soldier 4346057: A Second World War Diary by Douglas Hudson
Soldier 4346057: A Second World War Diary

This book is in the form of a diary of military service kept from 3 September 1939 to release in spring 1946. It is a true and accurate account. There is not one word of fiction. Douglas Hudson wrote about how he felt at the time, and what he saw in not
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Douglas Hudson20 Feb 2014$9.49

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BMom: Lovely Weeds by Crissy Shreve
BMom: Lovely Weeds

Rich and real, BMom is one woman's mosaic of love, life and loss, and of being found among the pieces. No one piece is a whole, yet all are precious, together a masterpiece, and each a gem. It's God restoring the shattered pieces of my life and my soul.
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Crissy Shreve20 Feb 2014$9.99

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The Adventures and Confessions of an American Drama Queen in Turkey by Barbara A. Lawrence
The Adventures and Confessions of an American Drama Queen in Turkey

Set in modern day Turkey this is the true story of a woman who, after taking stock of her life, asked the proverbial question, "Is that all there is?" She had a devoted husband, a comfortable lifestyle in an upscale suburb of a Midwestern town, a bevy
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Barbara A. Lawrence20 Feb 2014$3.99

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Lovers, Liars, and Lawyers by Mary Anne Snell
Lovers, Liars, and Lawyers

You name it-this story has it. It is fantastic, lurid, terrifying, and awe-inspiring. Mary Anne struggles to overcome the treachery of doctors and lawyers bribed by her husband, Edsel, in the court battles that ensued. She has ongoing health problems and
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Mary Anne Snell20 Feb 2014$3.99

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Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers: What Your Teachers Never Told You about the World's Greatest Directors by Robert Schnakenberg
Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers: What Your Teachers Never Told You about the World's Greatest Directors

Strange-But-True Tales of Cross-Dressers, Drug Addicts, Foot Fetishists, and Other Legendary Filmmakers.

With outrageous and uncensored profiles of everyone from D. W. Griffith to Quentin Tarantino, Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers reveals the little-known

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Robert Schnakenberg20 Feb 2014$16.95

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Commanding the Home Front by Maree Sirois
Commanding the Home Front

At a time of extraordinary operational tempo for the Australian Defence Force, many military families have faced long and even multiple separations. Relationships have been strained, strengthened, or even lost. Maree was a seasoned military spouse living
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Maree Sirois20 Feb 2014$8.99

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It's [Not] All About Liz! by Judy Rankin
It's [Not] All About Liz!

It is said that cancer reaches far beyond the body it attacks. Liz, the youngest of four siblings, spent the majority of her early years in Victoria and Tasmania. In her thirties, she followed her heart to the coast of New South Wales. By age thirty-nine,

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Judy Rankin20 Feb 2014$3.99

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Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field: How Two Men Revolutionized Physics by Nancy Forbes & Basil Mahon
Faraday, Maxwell, and the Electromagnetic Field: How Two Men Revolutionized Physics

The story of two brilliant nineteenth-century scientists who discovered the electromagnetic field, laying the groundwork for the amazing technological and theoretical breakthroughs of the twentieth century

Two of the boldest and most creative scientists

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Nancy Forbes &
Basil Mahon
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Einstein@Berlin by Giampiero Favato
Einstein@Berlin

Who would ever believe that absentminded Nobel laureate professor Albert Einstein was a Soviet spy?

Albert Einstein's political and humanitarian commitment was almost completely obscured from his popular image by the media since they portrayed him as a

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Giampiero Favato20 Feb 2014$6.00

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Hard a Tab Nab by J. R. De L. Inniss
Hard a Tab Nab

Tab nabs were the biscuits dished out in the mess rooms of ships in the merchant navy. If a helmsman was asked if the ship's helm was hard a-starboard or hard a-port, he often would reply, "Hard a tab nab, sir." Master Mariner J. R. de L. Inniss has spent
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WHY? The Journey 1965 by Lou H. Alwood
WHY? The Journey 1965

If you have ever had a dream you needed to fulfil, and challenged yourself to pursue that dream, then you have a story to tell. Join us on our trail ride by horseback, coast to coast across Canada in 1965. Living with Mother Nature, learning to ride, we
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Lou H. Alwood19 Feb 2014$3.99

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Vietnam, A Memoir by David S. Holland
Vietnam, A Memoir

Vietnam, A Memoir: Airborne Trooper is the second work of a trilogy on one young Army officer's service in the Vietnam War. The first volume, Saigon Cop, covers his year as a Military Police platoon leader in Saigon. The third volume, Mekong Mud Soldier,

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David S. Holland19 Feb 2014$6.00

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Where Waters Meet: Beneath the Great Divide by Coral Boucher
Where Waters Meet: Beneath the Great Divide

Many people dream of getting away from the ratrace and live in the beautiful Australian Bush. The birds' melodies make music to do hard, physical work by and the peace unforgettable. Such was the life of Coral and her family living off the land and working
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Coral Boucher19 Feb 2014$3.99

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Experiences by Norman Verl Stones
Experiences

I wrote the book to tell of my experiences as I grew up liviing on a farm in north-central Kansas. I wanted my grand children to know some of the things that I had endured and events that had an impact later in life. It is not possible to sit down and
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Riding In Africa by Ian H. Williams
Riding In Africa

Riding in Africa captures the escapades of more than twelve journeys to Africa. Author Ian Williams offers sage-if somewhat tongue-in-cheek-advice on how to get from one end of an African horse safari to the other without killing yourself.

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Semper Aloha by Dirk Harman
Semper Aloha

Inspired by the chance discovery of a long-forgotten album containing letters, journals, maps and photographs from the mid-1960s, a former Marine Corps brat chronicles his family's extended voyage across the Pacific Ocean, from the high deserts of California


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A Life with More Ups than Downs by Albert Louis Elias
A Life with More Ups than Downs

Living with cerebral palsy has posed many challenges for Albert Elias, but it hasn't brought him down. His story is a celebration of life, of family, and of friendship. From his youthful struggle to pull himself up and walk, through his efforts to find

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In the Foothills of Medicine by Robert C. McKersie
In the Foothills of Medicine

In the Foothills of Medicine shares one doctor's intriguing true story from the front lines of medicine. Dr. Robert McKersie writes vividly and passionately about the patients whom he saw, touched, and thought about during his intense inner city internship



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In Those Days by Justine Dowley-Wise
In Those Days

It was my first experience of an earthquake and I was petrified as the house shook and strange rumblings could be heard sounding like a train rushing through a tunnel. As we hurried through the lounge, the furniture was sliding about and things were falling

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Visits to the Imperial Court by Olga Ilyin
Visits to the Imperial Court

Olga Ilyin (Lita) recounts her experiences as a young girl being brought up frugally in the midst of family plenty. After her mother died, she was cared for by her father's sister, the idealistic Aunt Katya. Aunt Anna, her mother's sister, a career lady-in-waiting
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Chicken Comedy by Kwiintiinaa Williams
Chicken Comedy

This book contains a comical selection of poems about one of America's favorite food, "Chicken." It's time for you to laugh and have a good time! Enjoy!
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In the Land of the Marquis by Kenneth McKenney
In the Land of the Marquis

When author Kenneth McKenney, his wife, and their two young children moved to Comillas in northern Spain, they knew nothing about the town.

The McKenneys soon discover that Comillas was converted from a fishing village to a treasury of neo-Gothic architecture

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Sara's Secrets: The life story of Sara Jane Stone Written by Sara herself as she fought her Last battle with life by Sara Jane Stone
Sara's Secrets: The life story of Sara Jane Stone Written by Sara herself as she fought her Last battle with life

This is an enlightening story of a true, behind-the-curtains life. We intended to keep one secret until the end, as you will see below, but it was too late. Sara died. Almost every single word of this book was from Sara's own handwritten script hidden
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My Son My Hero A Mothers Journal by Janice Pvirre
My Son My Hero A Mothers Journal

This journal is one mother's two-year journey after her son died in the hot dessert of Iraq, were the sand drank his blood and cost an entire family their loved one's legacy. This book will take the reader to cities all across the country for recognitions

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Just A Dumb Kid From Nowhere by Joe Abb Overby
Just A Dumb Kid From Nowhere

'PLEASE, BILL, DON'T SHOOT!"

A shotgun blast changes young Joe Overby's life forever. After his father shoots the county sheriff, three-year-old Joe sets out on an unimaginable series of adventures.

Just A Dumb Kid From Nowhere takes you back

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Gutsy Guys and Rattletrap Planes That Helped Save a Nation by Evelyn M. Dahms
Gutsy Guys and Rattletrap Planes That Helped Save a Nation

'A timely book. It helped me understand the ongoing clashes between Israelis and the Palestinians."-Lois Santalo, teacher and author of Oops, I Lost My Sense Of Humor

'Not only isGutsy Guys and Rattletrap Planes that Helped Save a Nationentertaining,

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My Son: Living Life With Down Syndrome by Amy Sprague
My Son: Living Life With Down Syndrome

Bits and pieces from Bruce Carroll's Sometimes Miracles Hide describe My Son: Living Life With Down Syndrome, First Year of Life.

'Sometimes miracles hide, God will wrap some blessings in disguise, you may have to wait this lifetime to see the reasons
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Kissing Frogs by Lydia Lambert
Kissing Frogs

Lydia is a princess-an African American princess. She has beauty, brains, and a Benz, but she is a displaced royal due to divorce. She searches her kingdom for a prince, someone worthy of her status, grace, and intelligence, but Mr. Right is elusive. In
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Gloria Jean by Scott MacGillivray & Jan MacGillivray
Gloria Jean

Here is the first book-length biography of Gloria Jean, one of Hollywood's finest performers, who starred in film, radio, stage, nightclub, and television productions. And what a story it is! This is the first in-depth profile of her public and private

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Merry Christmas from a Little Town Called Paxton by Donna R. DeMuth
Merry Christmas from a Little Town Called Paxton

What can possibly stop a determined six-year-old from visiting Santa? Did Dad go shopping in the Twilight Zone for the new Christmas tree? Could a Christmas miracle really have happened in Paxton, Illinois? Did Guinness agree about the world's tallest

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Paul A. Samuelson: On Being An Economist by Michael Szenberg & Lall Ramrattan & A. Gottesman
Paul A. Samuelson: On Being An Economist

"This book captures much of the spirit of Paul A. Samuelson. Those who know Samuelson, one of the great economists of the twentieth century, only through his writings may have already sensed his wit, his intellect, his brilliance. This book brings these
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A Diplomatic Doctor by David Holbrook
A Diplomatic Doctor

As the Air France 737 landed on the worn runway of the Tan Sun Nhut airport in a western suburb of Saigon and approached the rundown terminal building, I knew we were not going to be welcomed with open arms. As we passed through the arrival room, the customs

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Drucker & Me: What a Texas Entrepenuer Learned From the Father of Modern Management by Buford Bob
Drucker & Me: What a Texas Entrepenuer Learned From the Father of Modern Management

Bob Buford tells the compelling story of an unlikely, 23-year friendship between the Austrian-born 'father of modern management' who loves Japanese-art, and a wealthy Texas cable TV operator and ardent Dallas Cowboys fan. Under-the-radar they organize
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Dartmouth Veterans: Vietnam Perspectives by Phillip C. Schaefer
Dartmouth Veterans: Vietnam Perspectives

A collection of essays by Dartmouth alumni recalling their Vietnam War-era experiences
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James Hogg: The Founder of the Psychological Novel by Corinne de Popow
James Hogg: The Founder of the Psychological Novel

James Hogg, a Scottish writer, was the founder of the psychological novel. He perfectly understood the notions of dream and reality, the danger of the voyage in 'Nancy Chilshom", the world of the illusions, the lure, madness and strangeness towards the
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More Tales From A Cornish Lugger by Paul Greenwood
More Tales From A Cornish Lugger

First hand account of Cornish fishing luggers
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Good Cop, Bad Daughter: Memoirs of an Unlikely Police Officer by Karen Lynch
Good Cop, Bad Daughter: Memoirs of an Unlikely Police Officer

Karen Lynch was an unlikely person to become one of the first female cops in San Francisco. Raised by a counter-culture tribe in summer of love Haight-Ashbury, she was taught to despise "The Man." But when the San Francisco Police Department was forced
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The Education of George Washington: How a forgotten book shaped the character of a hero by Austin Washington
The Education of George Washington: How a forgotten book shaped the character of a hero

George Washington—a man of honor, bravery and leadership. He is known as America's first President, a great general, and a humble gentleman, but how did he become this man of stature?


The Education of George Washington answers this question with

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Homage to Gaia: The Life of an Independent Scientist by James Lovelock
Homage to Gaia: The Life of an Independent Scientist

James Lovelock describes how he became of the world's greatest thinkers. From his childhood in south London to his first steps as a scientist, his work with organisations as diverse as NASA, Shell and the Marine Biological Association, Homage to Gaia describes
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Daughter of the King: Growing Up in Gangland by Sandra Lansky & William Stadiem
Daughter of the King: Growing Up in Gangland

The only daughter of Meyer Lansky opens up about her life as a wild child of the 1950's, her heartbreak and tragedy — including the insanity of her mother, and the crippling handicap of her baby brother - and her father's unexpected tenderness.
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A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World: The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin
A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World: The Voyage of the Beagle

When On the Origin of Species came out in 1859, it changed the understanding of life and was the foundation of evolutionary biology. All the material that he received for this book was from the famous expeditions he took on the Beagle during the 1830s.
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George Washington's Surprise Attack: A New Look at the Battle That Decided the Fate of America by Phillip Thomas Tucker
George Washington's Surprise Attack: A New Look at the Battle That Decided the Fate of America

Like many historical events, the American Revolution is sometimes overlooked, ignored, or minimized by historians due to being shrouded in romantic myth and stubborn stereotypes. Here historian Phillip Thomas Tucker provides an in-depth look at the events
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Socialist Dreams and Beauty Queens: A Couchsurfer's Adventures in the New Venezuela by Jamie Maslin
Socialist Dreams and Beauty Queens: A Couchsurfer's Adventures in the New Venezuela

Couchsurfer, hitchhiker, and rogue wanderer Jamie Maslin embarks on a couchsurfing adventure to the homeland of “firebrand," “populist," “anti-American" president Hugo Chavez: the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Alone in the crime capital
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The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur by Mark Perry
The Most Dangerous Man in America: The Making of Douglas MacArthur

At times, even his admirers seemed unsure of what to do with General Douglas MacArthur. Imperious, headstrong, and vain, MacArthur matched an undeniable military genius with a massive ego and a rebellious streak that often seemed to destine him for the
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The Golden Fleece by Muriel Spark
The Golden Fleece

The essays, reviews, memoirs, and other writings collected here for the first time conjure up one of the great critical imaginations of our time. The Golden Fleece, which takes its title from Spark's first published essay, has four sections—Art

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Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black by James E. Clyburn
Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black

The compelling memoir of a civil rights leader's journey from the Jim Crow-era South to the Washington beltway
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Now I'm That Bitch? For Women Who Give Their All To Everyone But Themselves by Monica Spannbauer
Now I'm That Bitch? For Women Who Give Their All To Everyone But Themselves

There comes a point in a girl's life when she figures it all out. For some, this awakening occurs when she is young. For others, learning life's little lessons is literally like beating a dead horse, and upon her deathbed, the light bulb clicks. Regardless
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Sir Vidia's Shadow: A Friendship Across Five Continents by Paul Theroux
Sir Vidia's Shadow: A Friendship Across Five Continents

This heartfelt and revealing account of Paul Theroux's thirty-year friendship with the legendary V. S. Naipaul is an intimate record of a literary mentorship that traces the growth of both writers' careers and explores the unique effect each had on the
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Sister Aimee: The Life of Aimee Semple McPherson by Daniel Mark Epstein
Sister Aimee: The Life of Aimee Semple McPherson

Sister Aimee was a scamp in school, a young widow in China, and a neurotic housewife in Rhode Island, but when the Lord spoke to her, she accepted her ministry and began preaching. This book "fills a significant gap in the history of revivalism" (New York
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The Hollywood Book of Death: The Bizarre, Often Sordid, Passings of More than 125 American Movie and TV Idols by James Parish
The Hollywood Book of Death: The Bizarre, Often Sordid, Passings of More than 125 American Movie and TV Idols

Discover the tantalizing details of Hollywood's famous and infamous fatalities

The death of a celebrity is often as fascinating as--and sometimes more fascinating than--a star's actual life. From the grisly end of Sharon Tate at the hands of the Manson

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Simone Weil: A Modern Pilgrimage by Robert Coles
Simone Weil: A Modern Pilgrimage

An intriguing introduction to Weil's quest to integrate faith, philosophy and justice for the oppressed. Details her short, eventful life and shows her profound spiritual influence on thinkers from T. S. Eliot and Flannery O'Connor to Albert Camus.
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Remembering Arthur Miller by Christopher Bigsby
Remembering Arthur Miller

Following Arthur Miller's death in February 2005, newspapers were filled with tributes to the man regarded by many as the greatest playwright of the twentieth century. This book contains reflections on him from over seventy writers, actors, directors and
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Tanked: The Official Companion by Wayde King & Brett Raymer
Tanked: The Official Companion

As seen on Animal Planet's hit show Tanked, rowdy brothers-in-law Wayde King and Brett Raymer build outrageous, larger-than-life, one-of-a-kind tanks for some of the most striking fish—and clients—around. No job is too big, too far, or too

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Rebel Raider: The Life of General John Hunt Morgan by James A. Ramage
Rebel Raider: The Life of General John Hunt Morgan

"The first full biography of the famous Confederate cavalry leader from Kentucky. It provides fresh, unpublished information on all aspects of Morgan's life and furnishes a new perspective on the Civil War. In a highly original interpretation, Ramage portrays
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The Mighty Eighth in WWII: A Memoir by J. Kemp USAFR (Ret. ) McLaughlin
The Mighty Eighth in WWII: A Memoir

On an early morning in the fall of 1942, Kemp McLaughlin's group set out for a raid on a French target. Immediately after dropping its bombs, McLaughlin's plane was hit. A huge fire burned a four-foot hole in his wing, his waist gunner bailed out, his
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An Unreasonable Woman: A True Story of Shrimpers, Politicos, Polluters, and the Fight for Seadrift, Texas by Diane Wilson
An Unreasonable Woman: A True Story of Shrimpers, Politicos, Polluters, and the Fight for Seadrift, Texas

When Diane Wilson, fourth-generation shrimp-boat captain and mother of five, learns that she lives in the most polluted county in the United States, she decides to fight back. She launches a campaign against a multibillion-dollar corporation that has been
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Typhoid Mary: Captive to the Public's Health by Judith Walzer Leavitt
Typhoid Mary: Captive to the Public's Health

She was an Irish immigrant cook. Between 1900 and 1907, she infected twenty-two New Yorkers with typhoid fever through her puddings and cakes; one of them died. Tracked down through epidemiological detective work, she was finally apprehended as she hid
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Bigger Than the Game: Restitching a Major League Life by Dirk Hayhurst
Bigger Than the Game: Restitching a Major League Life

"The best writer in a baseball uniform." -Tyler Kepner, The New York Times

After nearly a decade in the minors, Dirk Hayhurst defied the odds to climb onto the pitcher's mound for the Toronto Blue Jays. Newly married, with a big league paycheck and a

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Melville's Monumental Imagination by Ian S. Maloney
Melville's Monumental Imagination

Melville's Monumental Imagination explores the connection between the contested 19th century American monument tradition and one of the nation's most revered authors, Herman Melville (1819-1891). The book was written to fill a void in recent Melville
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Cracked Shell Whole Yolk: A Memoir by Margo Viola
Cracked Shell Whole Yolk: A Memoir

"Cracked Shell Whole Yolk" is a collection of life events from the mind of a woman who survives domestic violence. Margo Viola escapes her abuser through the only avenue available "Death". After cheating death herself, she in turn had crossed the line
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The Lifeboat Baronet: Launching the RNLI by Janet Gleeson
The Lifeboat Baronet: Launching the RNLI

Death from shipwreck was a tragic reality of life in the early 19th century. Exiled on the Isle of Man, Sir William Hillary, handsome, charismatic and adventurous, decided to atone for his chequered past and do something to prevent it. His journey from
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The Adventures of Buffalo Bill by William F. Cody
The Adventures of Buffalo Bill

Fearless hero and showman extraordinaire William "Buffalo Bill" Cody lived a remarkable life. As a young man, he made a name for himself in the Wild West as an incredibly successful buffalo hunter and rider for the Pony Express. Later in life, he helped
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The Japan Journals: 1947-2004 by Donald Richie
The Japan Journals: 1947-2004

"Wonderfully evocative and full of humor, but also honest, introspective, and often poignant."--The New York Times
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Reading the Water: A Life Spent Fishing by Darryl Grimason
Reading the Water: A Life Spent Fishing

Darryl Grimason vividly and lyrically conveys in this book the all-consuming passion for fishing that has inspired him since boyhood. Whether describing a nostalgic attachment to his first special fishing rod, the pleasures of angling for wild brown trout
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Unconventional Means by Anne Richardson Williams & Lorraine Mafi-Williams
Unconventional Means

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Courage to Be Yourself: True Stories by Teens About Cliques, Conflicts, and Overcoming Peer Pressure by Al Desetta M. Desetta MA
Courage to Be Yourself: True Stories by Teens About Cliques, Conflicts, and Overcoming Peer Pressure

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Sinner, Sailor: A Memoir by T. R. Rhoads
Sinner, Sailor: A Memoir

Sinner, Sailor is the autobiographical telling of the author's navy career from 1945 until 1972, from World War II through Viet Nam. He joined the navy at seventeen seeking adventure and romance; he found both and much more. He went to Korea as a navy
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The Boy Who Can: The Jacob Trossman Story by Marcy White
The Boy Who Can: The Jacob Trossman Story

When Jacob Trossman was born with Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease (PMD), a rare and incurable neurodegenerative disease, his prognosis was grim. The doctors warned his parents that he would never speak, sit or eat independently. The medical professionals
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Memoir of Lucky Joe by Joseph H. Yang
Memoir of Lucky Joe

America is still a land of opportunities, when you have good friends and schoolmates, appreciative bosses who value your potential to contribute to their enterprise,regardless of your race,national origin or speaking English with foreign accent. But it
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Sailorboy: Growing Up At War by Varrel Smith
Sailorboy: Growing Up At War

Just turned seventeen in the summer of 1942, Varrel Smith who had two older brothers already in the service drops out of his first real salaried job and his upcoming senior year of high school to join the Navy. After just four weeks of basic training he
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Macy Friends Volume II: Descendants of Thomas Macy 1583- by J. Derald Morgan
Macy Friends Volume II: Descendants of Thomas Macy 1583-

This is a book about the descendants of Thomas Macy in the United States of America, extending from 1583 to date. One will find in this book the lineage of such individuals as R. H. Macy, the founder of Macy''s Department Stores; General George Nelson
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A Candid Coda: Reflections on the Life and Music of Winnifred Sim. by Winnifred Sim
A Candid Coda: Reflections on the Life and Music of Winnifred Sim.

Winnifred Sim never auditioned for a job. And yet, she became a nationally recognized organist, accompanist, adjudicator, teacher, conductor and the musical director of CBC Television's hit show, "Hymn Sing," which was broadcast weekly for 30 years. She
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The Smugglers' Banker: The Story of Zephaniah Job of Polperro by Jeremy Rowett Johns
The Smugglers' Banker: The Story of Zephaniah Job of Polperro

The true story of Zephaniah Job of Polperro, the Smugglers' Banker
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The Distant Glow by Terry I. Sarigumba
The Distant Glow

As an autobiography, The Distant Glow traces the story of my life to the rough and rigorous way of life in Corella, Bohol my birthplace. Descending from generations of very poor and illiterate ancestors, I exceeded my parents' grade three education by
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From Winchester To This by Willie Donaldson
From Winchester To This

This is the long-awaited autobiography by the man who brought you The Henry Root Letters. 'An insider by birth and education, living on the outside' (Tatler), William Donaldson reveals all in this frank and often scurrilous memoir where past and present
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Fritz Reiner, Maestro and Martinet by Kenneth Morgan
Fritz Reiner, Maestro and Martinet

This award-winning book, now available in paperback, is the first solid appraisal of the legendary career of the eminent Hungarian-born conductor Fritz Reiner (1888-1963). Personally enigmatic and often described as difficult to work with, he was nevertheless
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Zane Grey: His Life, His Adventures, His Women by Thomas H. Pauly
Zane Grey: His Life, His Adventures, His Women

Zane Grey was a disappointed aspirant to major league baseball and an unhappy dentist when he belatedly decided to take up writing at the age of thirty. He went on to become the most successful American author of the 1920s, a significant figure in the
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Darling Georgie: The Engima of George V by Dennis Friedman
Darling Georgie: The Engima of George V

Dennis Friedman, eminent psychiatrist and author of Inheritance: A Psychological History of the Royal Family, here turns his acute gaze on our present Queen's grandfather, King George V (1885-1936), to reveal the man behind the monarch. Taking as his starting
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Ships of Wood and Men of Iron: A Norwegian-Canadian Saga of Exploration in the High Arctic by Gerard Kenney
Ships of Wood and Men of Iron: A Norwegian-Canadian Saga of Exploration in the High Arctic

A history of explorations of the Arctic in Canada, beginning with Otto Sverdrups 18981902 Norwegian expedition.
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Dooley: My 40 Years at Georgia by Vince Dooley & Tony Barnhart
Dooley: My 40 Years at Georgia

Vince Dooley—the player, the coach, the administrator, the legend—is finally ready to tell his story. Georgia's prodigal son got his start on the rough end of Mobile, Alabama, where he used football as a springboard to an incredible life. After
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The Beggar King and the Secret of Happiness: A True Story by Joel ben Izzy
The Beggar King and the Secret of Happiness: A True Story

"Wonderful!" (Grace Paley).

"Heartwarming and smart and wonderfully written" (Detroit Free Press).

"Provides edifying advice, intimately given, like the best-selling Tuesdays with Morrie" (the Dallas Morning News).

"Altogether original" (Dr. Laura

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Rav Kook: Mystic in a Time of Revolution by Yehudah Mirsky
Rav Kook: Mystic in a Time of Revolution

Rav Abraham Isaac Kook (1865-1935) was one of the most influential-and controversial-rabbis of the twentieth century. A visionary writer and outstanding rabbinic leader, Kook was a philosopher, mystic, poet, jurist, communal leader, and veritable saint.

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The Bible or the Axe: One Man's Dramatic Escape from Persecution in the Sudan by William O. Levi & William O. Levi
The Bible or the Axe: One Man's Dramatic Escape from Persecution in the Sudan

Exile. Persecution. Torture. The riveting story of one man's escape from the Sudan. By the muddy banks of the Kulo-jobi River, a young Sudanese boy is faced with a decision that will shape the rest of his life.

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William O. Levi &
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Double Fault: My Rise and Fall, and My Road Back by Rosco Tanner & Mike Yorkey
Double Fault: My Rise and Fall, and My Road Back

A confessional story that reads like fiction, this is the true story of a famed tennis star who went from being ranked fourth in the world, dueling the sport's greatest players to lying to police in several countries to avoid jail. Roscoe Tanner's life
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Prison Baby: A Memoir by Deborah Jiang Stein
Prison Baby: A Memoir

A deeply personal and inspiring memoir recounting one woman's struggles—beginning with her birth in prison—to find self-acceptance

Prison Baby is a revised and substantially expanded version of Deborah Jiang Stein's self-published memoir,

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Villains, Scoundrels, and Rogues: Incredible True Tales of Mischief and Mayhem by Paul Martin
Villains, Scoundrels, and Rogues: Incredible True Tales of Mischief and Mayhem

Everyone loves a good villain! From the back pages of history, vivid, entertaining portraits of little-known scoundrels whose misdeeds range from the simply inept to the truly horrifying.

Even if you're an avid history buff, you've probably never heard

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Sergeant York: An American Hero by David D. Lee
Sergeant York: An American Hero

Alvin C. York went out on a routine patrol an ordinary, unknown American doughboy of the First World War. He came back from no-man's-land a hero. In a brief encounter on October 8, 1918, during the Argonne offensive, York had killed 25 German soldiers

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Maverick Marine: General Smedley D. Butler and the Contradictions of American Military History by Hans Schmidt
Maverick Marine: General Smedley D. Butler and the Contradictions of American Military History

Smedley Butler's life and career epitomize the contradictory nature of American military policy through the first part of this century. Butler won renown as a Marine battlefield hero, campaigning in most of America's foreign military expeditions from 1898
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Hans Schmidt14 Feb 2014$24.95

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The Rice Queen Diaries: A Memoir by Daniel Gawthrop
The Rice Queen Diaries: A Memoir

In this moving autobiography, Daniel Gawthrop writes about the politics and pleasures of being a self-identified "rice queen": a gay man who is attracted to Asians. Navigating through the urban jungles of Western cities like Vancouver and London, as well
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Mothers for Peace:   by Heyam Qirbi (Mackawie)
Mothers for Peace:

The book will have two different messages with seven stages of change in the life of the author. The author believes that her journey started at the age of fourteen. 1960: the journey of the heart was the first stage of seven years marked as Destiny of
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It All Started With Gogol: Scenes From Life In Russia: Unusual Experiences In The Soviet Union by Thomas L. Aman
It All Started With Gogol: Scenes From Life In Russia: Unusual Experiences In The Soviet Union

During the 70 years of the Soviet era leaders created one of the most rigidly controlled societies in history. Their objective was to mold citizens into docile conformists and devoted servants of the State. As an antidote to our personal freedoms they
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Lszl: The Gentleman from Budapest by Steve Kossa
Lszl: The Gentleman from Budapest

László: Th e Gentleman from Budapest is the stirring biography of author Steve Kossa's father, who was born into a well-to-do family at the beginning of the twentieth century in Budapest, Hungary. Tracing László's life, this story chronicles the

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"Leavening Thought" Based on Learned Unity Truths by Carolyn Dallas-White
"Leavening Thought" Based on Learned Unity Truths

Unity truth is the fulcrum for the woman I have most gainfully evolved into today. I have happily come into my own. My Unity studies have been the basis for my expansion into Kabbalah, metaphysics and my experiencing the quantum leap. Ever the Worrywart,
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Bridge To Light by St. Kathleen Onge
Bridge To Light

Addressed to Muslims in western societies and to non-Muslims interested in learning about the religion, this portrait of contemporary Islam uses simple terms to show how Islam crosses boundaries of language and culture. Arguing that it has relevant answers
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St. Kathleen Onge14 Feb 2014$9.99

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The Lost One by Stephen Youngkin
The Lost One

Often typecast as a menacing figure, Peter Lorre achieved Hollywood fame first as a featured player and later as a character actor who trademarked his screen performances with a delicately strung balance between good and evil. His portrayal of the grisly
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Stephen Youngkin14 Feb 2014$39.95

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Guns N' Roses: The Band That Time Forgot: The Complete Unauthorised Biography by Paul Stenning
Guns N' Roses: The Band That Time Forgot: The Complete Unauthorised Biography

Both new and old incarnations of the explosive rock band Guns N' Roses are discussed in this compelling biography. Featuring exclusive interviews with key players on their personal and musical histories and supplemental color photographs, this is a comprehensive
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I Am Happier to Know You: A Portrait of Egypt, Her People, Faith and Culture, Viewed through the Heart of a Western Woman by Jeanne Marie Eck
I Am Happier to Know You: A Portrait of Egypt, Her People, Faith and Culture, Viewed through the Heart of a Western Woman

I Am Happier to Know You is the inspiring story of how, on wings of faith, single, midlife author and seasoned freelance journalist Jeanne M. Eck left her comfortable home in Washington, D.C. and moved to Egypt -Alone!

I Am Happier to Know
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Absolute Individual. Life In a Bubble by Season BubbleGirl
Absolute Individual. Life In a Bubble

The official autobiography of Season BubbleGirl, the writer who hasn't left her home since 1997. A chemical accident left her with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), changing her life forever. Romance, challenges, medical battles, near-death experiences,
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Inside God's Shed: Memoirs of an Intensive Care specialist by Lindsay Ian Worthley
Inside God's Shed: Memoirs of an Intensive Care specialist

INSIDE GOD'S SHED: MEMOIRS OF AN INTENSIVE CARE SPECIALIST L. I. G. Worthley Inside God's Shed is a series of tales that describe the experiences of an Intensive Care specialist during his career working in two major Australian teaching hospital intensive
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Isabella's Journey: Her battle with the blood disorder, Thalassemia Major. by Serafina Sammarco
Isabella's Journey: Her battle with the blood disorder, Thalassemia Major.

Isabella Marie Sammarco (Oct. 7th, 1971 - July 29th, 1986)

Isabella was known by her family and friends for her tremendous zest and respect for life; with a sparkle in her eyes and a contagious smile, she taught those around her to appreciate their

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Margaret Laurence: The Making of a Writer by Donez Xiques
Margaret Laurence: The Making of a Writer

Traces Laurences literary growth, focusing on the years she spent in Africa. Includes a previously unpublished short story.
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My Search for Truth: Personal Stories of Inspiration, Mediumship, Reincarnation, and Ghosts by Jo Kelly
My Search for Truth: Personal Stories of Inspiration, Mediumship, Reincarnation, and Ghosts

My Search for Truth is an autobiographical account of the many divers roads and occupations taken by the author in her search for truth and the meaning of life. She encountered many strange and unexplained happenings along the way and was gradually remodeled
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Fifteen-Year Sojourn in a Strange Land by Chaim Picker
Fifteen-Year Sojourn in a Strange Land

Chaim Picker, grandson of an orthodox cantor from White Russia, under the tutelage of his maternal uncle, left Judaism at the age of fifteen, becoming a Jehovah's Witness. Fifteen years later, disenchanted with the teachings of the Watchtower Society,
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Bitter &Twisted Cops & Crooks by Michael Kuzilny
Bitter &Twisted Cops & Crooks

Michael Kuzilny is a successful Criminal Defence Lawyer, Author, TV presenter. A former policeman, Kuzilny has worked in the criminal justice system for over 30 years. He has dedicated his life to helping people get their lives back on track. Bitter &
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Pink Triangle: The Feuds and Private Lives of Tennessee Williams, Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, and Famous Members of their Entoura by Darwin Porter
Pink Triangle: The Feuds and Private Lives of Tennessee Williams, Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, and Famous Members of their Entoura

The accomplishments of the 20th Century's most-discussed literary superstars entered the canon of theatrical classics during the heyday of Broadway and sexual censorship in Hollywood. But the inside spin on the conflicts that pumped testosterone and venom
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The Real Winnie: A One-of-a-Kind Bear by Val Shushkewich
The Real Winnie: A One-of-a-Kind Bear

The story of Winnie, the real Canadian bear that captured the heart of Christopher, son of A.A. Milne, is told against the backdrop of the First World War.
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Val Shushkewich13 Feb 2014$12.99

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Felon for Peace: The Memoir of a Vietnam-Era Draft Resister by Jerry Elmer
Felon for Peace: The Memoir of a Vietnam-Era Draft Resister

On the 30th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, a frank memoir of two decades of nonviolent protest
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A Time To Dance by Milli Laughlin
A Time To Dance

In August of 1983, Mark Laughlin, a young seminary student, was involved in a seemingly minor bicycling accident. Thirty-three hours later, he was lying in bed, his body stiff from convulsions and blood gushing from his mouth.

It's seldom that we are allowed

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Last Man Standing: Hurling Goalkeepers by Christy O'Connor
Last Man Standing: Hurling Goalkeepers

'Goalkeepers walk a tightrope between triumph and disaster...' The hurling goalkeeper must surely occupy the most precarious position on the pitch -- glorified as a saviour if their team succeeds and damned if they fail. For this book Christy O'Connor
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Cain's Redemption: A Story of Hope and Transformation in America's Bloodiest Prison by Dennis Shere
Cain's Redemption: A Story of Hope and Transformation in America's Bloodiest Prison

Formerly known as America's bloodiest prison, the Angola State Penitentiary is home to 5,000 inmates. Under the leadership of Warden Burl Cain, regular knife fights have turned into Bible studies. Cain is a strong believer in the ability of the Gospel

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Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs...She Thinks I'm a Piano Player in a Whorehouse by Paul Carter
Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs...She Thinks I'm a Piano Player in a Whorehouse

A take no prisoners' approach to life has seen Paul Carter heading to some of the world's most remote, wild and dangerous places as a contractor in the oil business. Amazingly, he's survived (so far) to tell these stories from the edge of civilization,
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A Gathering of Eagles by Donnis L. Dawson
A Gathering of Eagles

A Gathering of Eagles has been my attempt to bring together the best of several sources/translations, to give the reader the whole of Jesus' life as single story, and to give that story in chronological order, and to do all of this using only the Gospels
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Donnis L. Dawson13 Feb 2014$3.95

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The Secret Lives of Hyapatia Lee by Hyapatia Lee
The Secret Lives of Hyapatia Lee

The world is fascinated by sex and the sex industry. In the last 20 years, we have seen X-rated movies go from a theater in the worst part of town to our own VCRs and on the menu of expensive hotels as in-room entertainment. Its stars have gone from being
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Hyapatia Lee13 Feb 2014$4.95

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Eros: A Journey of Multiple Loves by Serena Anderlini-D'Onofrio
Eros: A Journey of Multiple Loves

Eros: A Journey of Multiple Loves is a poignant memoir that explores the evolution of erotic love through the international and transcultural journeys of an extraordinary woman. This captivating book chronicles the life of polyamorous advocate and postmodern

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The End of Eve: A Memoir by Ariel Gore
The End of Eve: A Memoir

At age 39, Ariel Gore has everything she's always wanted: a successful writing career, a long-term partnership, a beautiful if tiny home, a daughter in college and a son in preschool. But life's happy endings don't always last. If it's not one thing, after
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Meredith Willson - America's Music Man: The Whole Broadway-Symphonic-Radio-Motion Picture Story by Bill Oates
Meredith Willson - America's Music Man: The Whole Broadway-Symphonic-Radio-Motion Picture Story

Meredith Willson - America's Music Man is a loving, thorough and accurate examination of one of Broadway's great composers. It tells the story before, during and after The Music Man opened in 1957. The story of Willson's family, his life in Mason City,
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Woodstock: A Story of Middle Americans by Bill Tammeus
Woodstock: A Story of Middle Americans

From the middle of the Twentieth Century and, often, from the middle of the United States came people Bill Tammeus describes as Middle Americans. This book is about why they mattered and how America is different today because of their values, approaches
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No Place for a Lady by Thea Rosenbaum
No Place for a Lady

No Place for a Lady charts Thea Rosenbaum's turbulent life: from a little girl escaping the Soviet Army with her mother in Berlin, 1945; to becoming Germany's first woman stock broker at Oppenheimer and Co.; to Germany's only woman war correspondent in
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Heritage from Father: Healing Genocide Wounds through Gratitude and Faith by Hormisdas Ndayishimiye
Heritage from Father: Healing Genocide Wounds through Gratitude and Faith

Heritage from Father is a poignant testimony on the suffering from discrimination and the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. It is also a testimony of love, compassion and healing after the author's parents, six brothers and sisters were killed
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Hormisdas Ndayishimiye12 Feb 2014$3.99

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Kokomo Kid: Reflections of Growing Up in Indiana's City of Firsts by Cheryl Soden Moreland
Kokomo Kid: Reflections of Growing Up in Indiana's City of Firsts

Kokomo Kid is about more than just growing up in a medium-sized Indiana city, where factories flourished and neighbors were actually neighborly. It's about the human dynamic and how our past forms and sometimes even predicts our future, whether we like
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Cheryl Soden Moreland12 Feb 2014$3.99

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Famous and Infamous Londoners by Peter de Loriol
Famous and Infamous Londoners

A compilation of thoroughly researched true stories of Londoners through the ages, well known and little known alike - their lives, loves, pastimes and crimes. Their stories weave a tapestry of London through the ages.
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Peter de Loriol12 Feb 2014$21.86

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The Final Hours by Johannes Steinhoff
The Final Hours

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Facing Terror: The True Story of How an American Couple Paid the Ultimate Price Because of Their Love of Muslim People by Carrie McDonnall
Facing Terror: The True Story of How an American Couple Paid the Ultimate Price Because of Their Love of Muslim People

Carrie Taylor McDonnall joined the International Mission Board Service in 1999 and served in Israel, Jordan, Iraq, and other Middle Eastern countries. During that time, she met and married David McDonnall, a fellow relief worker in the Islamic world. They
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This Mean Disease: Growing Up in the Shadow of My Mother's Anorexia Nervosa by Daniel Becker
This Mean Disease: Growing Up in the Shadow of My Mother's Anorexia Nervosa

The impact of anorexia nervosa on families can be devastating. Daniel Becker combines the innocent recollections of his childhood with the insightful observations of a mature adult in this story of his mother's 30-year obsession with food and her eve
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The Politics of Dissent by Donald Mitchell
The Politics of Dissent

Reformer, rebel, political activist; amongst his many achievements E D Morel directed the first great humanitarian campaign of the 20th Century which brought King Leopold II of Belgium's brutal and genocidal regime in the Congo to an end. Following the
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To Dare a Dream: A Salty Memoir by Capt. Earle Williams
To Dare a Dream: A Salty Memoir

This adventure/autobiography begins with the dream of a fourteen-year-old boy to build a fishing schooner and sail around the world. It starts with the collection of all possible money, then the purchase of a secondhand hard pine from the old textile mills.
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Capt. Earle Williams12 Feb 2014$3.99

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A Little Boy's War by Roy Bartlett
A Little Boy's War

In this autobiographical reminiscence of the war years, Roy Bartlett relates the experiences of a young boy living in the West London suburb of Ealing, particularly during the sustained German Luftwaffe 'Blitz' on the capital in 1940 during which he sustained

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Struggle to the Top of the Mountain by Ernest D. Simela MD
Struggle to the Top of the Mountain

This book is for anyone, young or old, who has ever had a desire or ambition to achieve the American Dream. It is a story of a man chasing the American Dream told from an African perspective. It is a story which illustrates the power of setting goals and
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Ernest D. Simela MD12 Feb 2014$3.99

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Who Lit the Match? by Herbert F. Teter
Who Lit the Match?

Having grown up with parents who felt they would let each of their six children find his or her way spiritually, and having been taught the "Golden Rule," this has been written much as a mystery quest as to what events and friendships led the author along
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Herbert F. Teter12 Feb 2014$3.99

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The Runyaker's Journey by Riley McLincha
The Runyaker's Journey

The Runyaker's Journey is a story of two journeys. The first, the Horseshoe-to-Horseshoe Runyaking Expedition, a solo adventure of paddling and running 1400 miles from Oxford, MI to Niagara Falls, ON. The journey took fifty-seven days over four summers,
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Bernard Herrmann's the Ghost and Mrs. Muir: A Film Score Guide by David Cooper
Bernard Herrmann's the Ghost and Mrs. Muir: A Film Score Guide

Author David Cooper examines the career of Bernard Herrmann, as well as the specific elements that went into the creation of The Ghost and Mrs. Muir's score. Cooper traces the development of Herrmann's craft as a film composer, especially through his
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The Elsewhere: On Belonging at a Near Distance by Adam Zachary Newton
The Elsewhere: On Belonging at a Near Distance

The Elsewhere." Or, midbar-biblical Hebrew for both "wilderness" and "speech." A place of possession and dispossession, loss and nostalgia. But also a place that speaks. Ingeniously using a Talmudic interpretive formula about the disposition of boundaries,
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Overcoming from Within by Grace Todenes
Overcoming from Within

You can take back your life!

Overcoming from within is one of the most powerful stories about moving on from a painful past through the power of forgiveness. This fascinating story begins in Africa and continues on to Europe where the author takes us

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Indian Summer: A Love Letter To India and the Story of India 29 by Arthur J. Frankel
Indian Summer: A Love Letter To India and the Story of India 29

Under the shadow of the turbulent 1960s, this is my story of a journey through village India as an American Peace Corp Volunteer. I graduated college in 1966 with no idea of what I wanted to do in life. I asked the Peace Corps to send me to a place that
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A Grandfather's Gift: Papaw's Life And Times In Rural Mississippi by James E. Smith Sr.
A Grandfather's Gift: Papaw's Life And Times In Rural Mississippi

This book is about my life experiences and also contains the stories I have heard my folks tell while sitting on the front porch after supper. For many years, my maternal grandfather lived with us. He and my dad would swap interesting stories about times
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The Pea-Lara Story: Revisited by Christopher G. Pena
The Pea-Lara Story: Revisited

After discovering additional information pertaining to his paternal side of the family, author Christopher G. Peña revised his original book to provide the reader with a richly detailed account of each member of the Peña-Lara family, along with their
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An Unlikely Liaison by Hattie Fontaine
An Unlikely Liaison

There are two layers to this story, past and present. A middle-aged teacher reflects upon her life and the fantasies and obsessions which have led her to make some seriously wrong decisions. And yet those same wrong decisions have led her, against all
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From Here To Maternity: A personal account of infertility, IVF & adoption by Kylie Doust
From Here To Maternity: A personal account of infertility, IVF & adoption

After three years and a total of nine embryo transfers, Glenn and I are hanging up our saddles ... For many, three years might seem an insufficient effort, but I am tired. My body is tired, my mind is tired and most of all my heart is tired. I still believe
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Welcome to My Jungle: An Unauthorized Account of How a Regular Guy Like Me Survived Years of Touring with Guns N' Roses, Pet Wal by Craig Duswalt
Welcome to My Jungle: An Unauthorized Account of How a Regular Guy Like Me Survived Years of Touring with Guns N' Roses, Pet Wal

Guns N' Roses fans know the Use Your Illusion tour went on nonstop from 1991 to 1993. They know that concerts sold out in minutes all over the world so fans could hear chart-topping singles Welcome to the Jungle, Sweet Child of Mine, Paradise City,
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Mary and I: Forty Years with the Sioux by Stephen Return Riggs
Mary and I: Forty Years with the Sioux

Born in Ohio, Stephen Return Riggs spent much of his life working as a missionary amongst members of the Dakota Sioux tribe in what is now the state of Minnesota. During this period, he also worked to document the language and culture of the Dakota Sioux,
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Exemplary Women of Early China: The Lien zhuan of Liu Xiang by Anne Behnke Kinney
Exemplary Women of Early China: The Lien zhuan of Liu Xiang

When should a woman disobey her father, contradict her husband, or shape the policy of a ruler? According to the Lien zhuan, or Categorized Biographies of Women, it is not only appropriate but necessary for women to offer counsel when fathers, husbands,
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Passion for Reality: The Extraordinary Life of the Investing Pioneer Paul Cabot by Michael R. Yogg
Passion for Reality: The Extraordinary Life of the Investing Pioneer Paul Cabot

Paul Cabot (1898–1994) was an innovative mutual fund manager and executive known for his strong character, charismatic personality, and trendsetting achievements. Iconoclastic and rebellious, Cabot broke free from the Boston Brahmin trustee mold to
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An Improbable Life: My Sixty Years at Columbia and Other Adventures by Michael I. Sovern
An Improbable Life: My Sixty Years at Columbia and Other Adventures

Columbia University began the second half of the twentieth century in decline, bottoming out with the student riots of 1968. Yet by the close of the century, the institution had regained its stature as one of the greatest universities in the world.

According

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Leaving Beirut by Mai Ghoussoub
Leaving Beirut

A twelve-year-old girl writes an essay that extols revenge to impress her teacher, and is surprised to receive criticism rather than praise. ‘Revenge', Mrs Nomy insists, is ‘the most cowardly' human behaviour. Years later, having fled Beirut,
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Autobiography of an Unknown Football Player: A Message to My Grandchildren RACHAEL, ERIN, AND PROVERB IV by Proverb G. Jacobs Ed. D. Jr.
Autobiography of an Unknown Football Player: A Message to My Grandchildren RACHAEL, ERIN, AND PROVERB IV

This book is a chronology of my life. It tells the story of a young Negro boy weaving his way through a hostile, alien world, almost alone. Mama went to one of my football games at U.C. Berkeley. She didn't know anything about football, but she knew her
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Being With Becky by Lisa Binkowski
Being With Becky

No one said a word as we struggled to walk in the blustery cold to the spot where we would gather one more time to be with her. We all stared ahead to the area resting under the large cruci-fix, where we would say goodbye to her for the last time. I looked
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Life of Charlotte Bront: (Volume 2) by Elizabeth Gaskell
Life of Charlotte Bront: (Volume 2)

Elizabeth Gaskell's The Life of Charlotte Brontë (1857) is a pioneering biography of one great Victorian woman novelist by another. Gaskell was a friend of Charlotte Brontë, and, having been invited to write the official life, determined both to tell
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Life of Charlotte Bront: (Volume 1, Volume 2) by Elizabeth Gaskell
Life of Charlotte Bront: (Volume 1, Volume 2)

Elizabeth Gaskell's The Life of Charlotte Brontë (1857) is a pioneering biography of one great Victorian woman novelist by another. Gaskell was a friend of Charlotte Brontë, and, having been invited to write the official life, determined both to tell
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Life of Charlotte Bront: (Volume 1) by Elizabeth Gaskell
Life of Charlotte Bront: (Volume 1)

Elizabeth Gaskell's The Life of Charlotte Brontë (1857) is a pioneering biography of one great Victorian woman novelist by another. Gaskell was a friend of Charlotte Brontë, and, having been invited to write the official life, determined both to tell
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French Life by Elizabeth Gaskell
French Life

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell ne Stevenson (1810-1865), often referred to simply as Mrs. Gaskell, was an English novelist and short story writer during the Victorian era. She is perhaps best known for her biography of Charlotte Bront. Her novels offer a detailed
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The Kaiser's Memoirs by William II
The Kaiser's Memoirs

Kaiser William II was the last Emperor of Germany, and ruled that country and the kingdom of Prussia during the tumultuous period that marked the transition from the nineteenth century to the twentieth. Known as an impetuous and highly opinionated leader,
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A Popular Account of the Manners and Customs of India by Charles Acland
A Popular Account of the Manners and Customs of India

The nineteenth century is considered the high water mark of the colonial period in India. As increasing numbers of British citizens began to travel and conduct business in the country, the need for a comprehensive cultural guide became clear. Charles

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How I Know God Answers Prayer: The Personal Testimony of One Life-Time by Rosalind Goforth
How I Know God Answers Prayer: The Personal Testimony of One Life-Time

Feeling discouraged by the circumstances of your day-to-day life? Unsure whether praying about seemingly trivial needs is the right thing to do? Pick up Rosalind Goforth's How I Know God Answers Prayer. A missionary in China at the turn of the twentieth

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Chinese Diamonds for the King of Kings by Rosalind Goforth
Chinese Diamonds for the King of Kings

Born in England, Rosalind Goforth served as a missionary of the Presbyterian church in China for decades, alongside her husband and children. This account of her life and work details her family's struggle to bring a message of peace to China's men, women,
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Around the World in Seven Months by Charles J. Gillis
Around the World in Seven Months

If you had unlimited funds, an insatiable lust for travel, and months of leisure time at your disposal, what would you do? In this detailed travelogue, author Charles J. Gillis recounts a round-the-world trip he took in the late nineteenth century, when
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Another Summer: The Yellowstone Park and Alaska by Charles J. Gillis
Another Summer: The Yellowstone Park and Alaska

Having pulled off the incredible feat of traveling the entire world -- largely by train -- in the span of seven months, author Charles J. Gillis undertakes another ambitious journey in Another Summer. This epic tour involves Alaska, Yellowstone, and

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David Crockett: His Life and Adventures by John S. C. Abbott
David Crockett: His Life and Adventures

Tennessee soldier and politician David Crockett played a significant role in his home state's history, but it is his legendary skill as a frontiersman and hunter that earned him an outsized reputation, eventually landing him a spot in the pantheon of American
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A Young Girl's Diary by Sigmund Freud
A Young Girl's Diary

Between overseeing his private practice and developing an entirely new field of research and inquiry that would profoundly influence Western culture, Austrian psychiatrist Sigmund Freud somehow came across and helped to publish the diary of an anonymous
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A Book of Remarkable Criminals by H. B. Irving
A Book of Remarkable Criminals

Are you fascinated by the nefarious figures in history who have opted to walk a darker path in life? Armchair criminologists will take devilish delight in this gruesome collection of true-crime tales. The volume brings together concise biographies of depraved,
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The Days of My Life: An Autobiography by Margaret Oliphant
The Days of My Life: An Autobiography

Against all odds, Scottish-born writer Margaret Oliphant made a name for herself as a major literary voice in the Victorian era. Through her writing, she was able for a time to provide financial security for a large extended family amidst a series of

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Jeanne d'Arc: Her Life And Death by Margaret Oliphant
Jeanne d'Arc: Her Life And Death

Scottish history writer Margaret Oliphant offers up a gripping account of the French martyr (and eventual saint) Joan of Arc, who led large armies to important battlefield victories while only a teenager. This extensively researched and exhaustively detailed
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The River War: An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan by Winston S. Churchill
The River War: An Historical Account of the Reconquest of the Soudan

Regarded as one of the greatest statesmen and political strategists of the twentieth century, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill was also lauded for his strengths as a military thinker. In this gripping volume, Churchill brings together his own first-hand
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Mary Queen of Scots in History by C. A. Campbell
Mary Queen of Scots in History

Dozens, if not hundreds, of scholarly works, biographies, and even fictionalized novels have been based on the dramatic life of Mary Queen of Scots, who ruled over both her native Scotland and France before her execution at age 44. This volume sets itself
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J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography by Humphrey Carpenter
J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography

The authorized biography of the creator of Middle-earth. In the decades since his death in September 1973, millions have read THE HOBBIT, THE LORD OF THE RINGS, and THE SILMARILLION and become fascinated about the very private man behind the books. Born
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Humphrey Carpenter11 Feb 2014$15.95

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A Long Way Walkin' in Australia: From the Tasman to the Timor Sea by Tom Hayllar
A Long Way Walkin' in Australia: From the Tasman to the Timor Sea

Tom Hayllar is a teacher, writer, bushwalker, caver, and adventurer. He has climbed inaccessible mountains in New Guinea, explored remote cave systems in New Guinea and the Philippines, walked across isolated Himalayan and Nepalese high country, and

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This is a no Sh***ter by Willard "DOC" Howard
This is a no Sh***ter

Here is a collection of stories, events, and incidents that Master Chief Petty Office was present or received firsthand knowledge of those present at the time they occurred. The collection of stores reflects the American society at the time these sailors
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Inventing Al Gore: A Biography by Bill Turque
Inventing Al Gore: A Biography

Why did Al Gore, after angry opposition to the Vietnam War, submit to the draft? What happened in Vietnam that made him sullen and bitter? After renouncing politics, what set him back on the track mapped out for him? What made him claim (falsely) that

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Bill Turque10 Feb 2014$25.95

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Migrating Heritage: Experiences of Cultural Networks and Cultural Dialogue in Europe by Perla Innocenti
Migrating Heritage: Experiences of Cultural Networks and Cultural Dialogue in Europe

Bringing together an international forum of experts, this book looks at how museums, libraries and other public cultural institutions respond to the effects of globalisation, mobility and migration across Europe. It puts forward examples of innovative
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The Geographical Unconscious by Argyro Loukaki
The Geographical Unconscious

This ambitious and innovative volume stretches over time and space, over the history of modernity in relation to antiquity, between East and West, to offer insights into what the author terms the 'geographical unconscious'. She argues that, by tapping
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Stokely: A Life by Peniel E. Joseph
Stokely: A Life

Stokely Carmichael, the charismatic and controversial black activist, stepped onto the pages of history when he called for “Black Power" during a speech one humid Mississippi night in 1966. Carmichael's life changed that day, and so did America's
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The Splendid Things We Planned: A Family Portrait by Blake Bailey
The Splendid Things We Planned: A Family Portrait

The renowned biographer's unforgettable portrait of a family in ruins—his own.

Meet the Baileys: Burck, a prosperous lawyer once voted the American Legion's "Citizen of the Year" in his tiny hometown of Vinita, Oklahoma; his wife Marlies, who longs

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The Postcolonial Museum: The Arts of Memory and the Pressures of History by Iain Chambers
The Postcolonial Museum: The Arts of Memory and the Pressures of History

Transformation of museums from physical places to cultural spaces provides the opportunity to re-examine and reassess histories, sounds, voices, images, memories, bodies, expression and cultures previously repressed by the historical and traditional frames
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Iain Chambers10 Feb 2014$119.95

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Living Through the Pain: The Lonely Me by Cathy A. Kurtz
Living Through the Pain: The Lonely Me

Imagine waking up to your worst nightmare. In 1976, Cathy Kurtz, at the tender age of sixteen, lost her father, mother, oldest brother, and sister-in-law in a private plane crash. In 1989 she lost her surviving brother to AIDS. As a single mother, Cathy
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Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful? A Memoir by Kenneth M. Walsh
Wasn't Tomorrow Wonderful? A Memoir

"I knew Kenneth from his blog, but his back story is heartwarming and hilarious." - Andy Cohen, host of Bravo's Watch What Happens Live

In the summer of '77, while other boys in the Midwest were busy playing Little League and flocking to

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Trespassing: My Sojourn in the Halls of Privilege by Gwendolyn M. Parker
Trespassing: My Sojourn in the Halls of Privilege

Parker's compelling memoir offers a revealing glimpse inside corporate America through the eyes of a black woman "intruder." From a nurturing childhood in a middle-class black community, Parker rose in the ranks on Wall Street only to discover that racism
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Trapped: My Life with Cerebral Palsy by Fran Macilvey
Trapped: My Life with Cerebral Palsy

Living in the Belgian Congo with her husband in the 1960s, Fran's mother became pregnant with a daughter. However, right after she gave birth in the hospital, she felt strange. Unbeknownst to anyone, another daughter was on the way, but before anybody
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Learning by Accident: A Caregiver's True Story of Fear, Family, and Hope by Rosemary Rawlins
Learning by Accident: A Caregiver's True Story of Fear, Family, and Hope

On a sunny spring day, in an ordinary suburban kitchen, the phone rings. There's been an accident. In one heartbeat, a family's life is changed forever.

After her husband, Hugh, is hit by a car while riding his bicycle, Rosemary Rawlins is plunged into

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The Mountain, the Miner, and the Lord and Other Tales from a Country Law Office by Harry M. Caudill
The Mountain, the Miner, and the Lord and Other Tales from a Country Law Office

This book of stories celebrates people who have a magnetism, a tenacity, a personal vision, an independence, and a self-sufficiency that elude most of us today.
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Slender Is The Thread: Tales from a Country Law Office by Harry M. Caudill
Slender Is The Thread: Tales from a Country Law Office

In a supplement to his The American Language, H.L. Mencken encapsulated the early history of Kentucky: "What is now Kentucky was the first region beyond the mountains to be settled. Pioneers began to invade it before the Revolution, and by 1782 it had

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English Bloods: In the Backwoods of Muskoka, 1878 by Frederick de la Fosse & Scott D. Shipman
English Bloods: In the Backwoods of Muskoka, 1878

An illuminating and humorous biographical account of the "English Bloods" - young men sent to learn farming skills in Muskoka in pioneer times.
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John J. Robinette: Peerless Mentor: An Appreciation by George D. Finlayson
John J. Robinette: Peerless Mentor: An Appreciation

John J. Robinette was Canada's top lawyer from the 1930s to 1980s, showing unparalleled versatility and virtuosity in criminal, civil, and constitutional cases.
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Banker to the Poor: The Story of the Grameen Bank by Muhammad Yunus
Banker to the Poor: The Story of the Grameen Bank

Muhammad Yunus set up the Grameen Bank in his home country of Bangladesh with a loan of just 17, to lend tiny amounts of money to the poorest of the poor - those to whom no ordinary bank would lend. Most of his customers - as they still are - were illiterate

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Family Secrets: Crossing the Colour Line by Catherine Slaney
Family Secrets: Crossing the Colour Line

A chance encounter led Catherine Slaney to investigate her family genealogy and revealed her great-grandfather, Dr. A.R. Abbott, Canada's first African-Canadian doctor.
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Don't Tell My Mother: How to Fight War on Your Own Terms by Peter Duggan-Smith & Raymond Eagle
Don't Tell My Mother: How to Fight War on Your Own Terms

A devil-may-care account of hair-raising flying, hard drinking, fast ladies, and an unbelievable insouciance in the face of danger.
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Pearls and Pebbles by Catharine Parr Traill
Pearls and Pebbles

An unusual book with a lasting charm, with a broad focus ranging from observations on the natural environment to the early settlement of Upper Canada.
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Fulfilment: Memoirs of a Criminal Court Judge by David Vanek
Fulfilment: Memoirs of a Criminal Court Judge

Soldier, university professor, lawyer, political candidate, and judge: David Vaneks compelling life story is played out in these memoirs.
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Celine: The Authorized Biography by Georges-Hebert Germain
Celine: The Authorized Biography

This authoritative biography tells the rags to riches story of a young girl from Charlemagne, Quebec, who became the #1-selling recording artist in the world.
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My Dearest Wife: The Private and Public Lives of James David Edgar and Matilda Ridout Edgar by Maud J. McLean & Robert Stamp
My Dearest Wife: The Private and Public Lives of James David Edgar and Matilda Ridout Edgar

The Edgars' lives symbolized the increasing complexity of Toronto society as older generations gradually gave way to a new generation of "outsiders" seeking prominence.
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Maud J. McLean &
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Heartbreak and Heroism: Canadian Search and Rescue Stories by John Melady
Heartbreak and Heroism: Canadian Search and Rescue Stories

Accounts of some of the most dramatic search-and-rescue operations ever attempted in Canada.
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Call Me True: A Biography of True Davidson by Eleanor Darke
Call Me True: A Biography of True Davidson

An account of the life and varied careers of East York Mayor True Davidson - a fascinating and indomitable woman who was always ahead of her time.
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To Do and to Endure: The Life of Catherine Donnelly, Sister of Service by Jeanne R. Beck
To Do and to Endure: The Life of Catherine Donnelly, Sister of Service

This biography reconstructs the life of Sister Catherine Donnelly, founder of the Sisters of Service in 1922.
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Spirit of the Dragon: The Story of Jean Lumb, a Proud Chinese-Canadian by Arlene Chan
Spirit of the Dragon: The Story of Jean Lumb, a Proud Chinese-Canadian

The Order of Canada, the country's highest honour, is awarded to those who have made a distinct contribution to Canadian life. The late Jean Lumb received the Order of Canada, among other awards, for her role in changing Canada's immigration laws that
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World Enough and Time: Conversations with Canadian Women at Midlife by Andrea Mudry
World Enough and Time: Conversations with Canadian Women at Midlife

This collection features intriguing conversations with women 45 to 55 years of age from various backgrounds across Canada.
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Our Young Soldier: Lieutenant Francis Simcoe 6 June 1791-6 April 1812 by Mary Beacock Fryer
Our Young Soldier: Lieutenant Francis Simcoe 6 June 1791-6 April 1812

Through journals and letters, Fryer charts the brief life and career of Francis Simcoe, the son of the first lieutenant-governor of Upper Canada.
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Edward James Lennox: ""Builder of Toronto"" by Marilyn M. Litvak
Edward James Lennox: ""Builder of Toronto""

"Concise, informative and well-illustrated, this short volume speaks reams about a career that included Toronto's first millennial project (Old City Hall), a castle (Casa Loma), as well as the massive generating power station at Niagara Falls (Palace of
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James FitzGibbon: Defender of Upper Canada by Ruth McKenzie
James FitzGibbon: Defender of Upper Canada

James FitzGibbon, Defender of Upper Canada, is he often poignant story of a poor man's rise to authority in the Upper Canada of the 1800s.

Born the son of a tenant farmer in Ireland, FitzGibbon's valour as a soldier brought him to the attention of those

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Lives of the Princesses of Wales by Mary Beacock Fryer & Arthur Bousfield & Garry Toffoli
Lives of the Princesses of Wales

Beautifully illustrated, this book looks at the nine women who have been Princesses of Wales. From Joan, the "Fair Maid of Kent," through the tragic Katharine of Aragon, Henry's VIII's first wife, and the tempestuous Caroline of Brunswick, the mistreated
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Mary Beacock Fryer &
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Lives of the Princesses of Wales by Mary Beacock Fryer & Arthur Bousfield & Garry Toffoli
Lives of the Princesses of Wales

Beautifully illustrated, this book looks at the nine women who have been Princesses of Wales. From Joan, the "Fair Maid of Kent," through the tragic Katharine of Aragon, Henry's VIII's first wife, and the tempestuous Caroline of Brunswick, the mistreated
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Canada from Afar: The Daily Telegraph Book of Canadian Obituaries by David Twiston-Davies
Canada from Afar: The Daily Telegraph Book of Canadian Obituaries

Canada From Afar is the fruit of the remarkable flowering of obituary writing in the London Daily Telegraph during the past ten years.

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Battle Diary: From D-Day and Normandy to the Zuider Zee and Ve by Charles Cromwell Martin & Roy Whitsed
Battle Diary: From D-Day and Normandy to the Zuider Zee and Ve

A fast-paced account by a soldier who was twice decorated. Charlie Martin, company sergeant-major in the Queen's Own, was with his beloved A Company in all of the significant Normandy actions.
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Lady Grayl: Owl With a Mission by Robert W. Nero
Lady Grayl: Owl With a Mission

This is the story of a man and his owl. But what a man and what an owl! The owl is an enchanting spook, a feathered spirit from some ancient world.
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Isabella Valancy Crawford: We Scarcely Knew Her by Elizabeth McNeill Galvin
Isabella Valancy Crawford: We Scarcely Knew Her

Elizabeth McNeill Galvin traces the life of Isabella Valancy Crawford, considered to be Canada's first poet to use Canadian themes.
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Kentucky Marine: Major General Logan Feland and the Making of the Modern USMC by David J. Bettez
Kentucky Marine: Major General Logan Feland and the Making of the Modern USMC

A native of Hopkinsville, Kentucky, Major General Logan Feland (1869--1936) played a major role in the development of the modern Marine Corps. Highly decorated for his heroic actions during the battle of Belleau Wood in World War I, Feland led the hunt

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David J. Bettez9 Feb 2014$39.95

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In Search of My Father: One Woman's Search for the Father She Never Knew by Marion Elizabeth Fawkes
In Search of My Father: One Woman's Search for the Father She Never Knew

What begins as research into the life of a Boer War veteran who died in the First World War expands to touch on many significant personalities and events in Canadian history.
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Marion Elizabeth Fawkes9 Feb 2014$11.95

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Spanish John: Being a Narrative of the Early Life of Colonel John M'Donell of Scottos by John McDonell
Spanish John: Being a Narrative of the Early Life of Colonel John M'Donell of Scottos

An unashamedly prejudiced account of the atmosphere of the aftermath of "the 45" the fierce loyalties and bitter hatreds, the high principles and barefaced villainy.
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No Ordinary Man: George Mercer Dawson 1849-1901 by Lois Winslow-Spragge
No Ordinary Man: George Mercer Dawson 1849-1901

George Mercer Dawson, famed geologist, includes the surveying of the Yukon and being head of the Geological Survey of Canada among his incredible legacies.
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I Didn't Come Here to Stay: The Memoirs of Ed Parker by Ed Parker
I Didn't Come Here to Stay: The Memoirs of Ed Parker

From his earliest days in Winnipeg and throughout his flamboyant career as a journalist and PR manager, Ed Parker distinguished himself as a dynamic, creative innovator.
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PR: Fifty Years in the Field by Jack Donoghue
PR: Fifty Years in the Field

In PR: Fifty Years in the Field, Jack Donoghue brings together the results of a lifetime in public relations -- in the military, public, and private sectors. Each chapter focuses on a different public relations problem, so that the collection as a whole
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The Real West Marginal Way: A Poet's Autobiography by Richard Hugo
The Real West Marginal Way: A Poet's Autobiography

Of Richard Hugo's Making Certain It Goes On, David Wagoner has written: "Richard Hugo spared himself (and us) no pains or joys in making the wonderful, vigorous original poems brought together in this single collection. His was and is a very important

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Joe Doupe: Bedside Physiologist by Terence Moore
Joe Doupe: Bedside Physiologist

In 1946, Winnipeg's struggling medical student received an injection of new life when scientist and army doctor Joe Doupe came home from the war. He assembled the school's first research group and in 1949, took over the physiology department. Doupe soon

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Terence Moore9 Feb 2014$17.99

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Welcome to America, Mr. Sherlock Holmes: Victorian America meets Arthur Conan Doyle by Christopher Redmond
Welcome to America, Mr. Sherlock Holmes: Victorian America meets Arthur Conan Doyle

Christopher Redmond's fascinating account of Doyle's first trip to America has been reconstructed from newspaper accounts describing the places Doyle visited, from the Adirondacks to New York, Chicago, and Toronto. Despite the gruelling tour schedule,
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First Person: A Biography of Cairine Wilson Canada's First Woman Senator by Valerie Knowles
First Person: A Biography of Cairine Wilson Canada's First Woman Senator

Cairine Wilson, Canada's first female senator, was one of nine children raised in an atmosphere of rugged Scots liberalism and strict presbyterianism by affluent Montreal parents in the late nineteenth century. She displayed an interest in politics early
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Valerie Knowles9 Feb 2014$28.99

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Emily Murphy: Rebel by Christine Mander
Emily Murphy: Rebel

In this comprehensive biography, Christine Mander depicts the life and times of Emily Murphy with a refreshing candor and vitality. A true Canadian heroine -- pioneering feminism, writer (under the alias Janey Canuck), patriot, mother, anti-drug crusader,
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The Adventures Of David Fanning in the American Revolutionary War by A. W. Savary
The Adventures Of David Fanning in the American Revolutionary War

Colonel David Fanning, of North Carolina, was one of the most remarkable characters developed by the American Revolution.
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George Rogers Clark and the War in the West by Lowell H. Harrison
George Rogers Clark and the War in the West

Much has been written about the famous conflicts and battlegrounds of the East during the American Revolution. Perhaps less familiar, but equally important and exciting, was the war on the western frontier, where Ohio Valley settlers fought for the land
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Fighter Pilot: The First American Ace of World War II by William R. Dunn
Fighter Pilot: The First American Ace of World War II

At the age of twelve, American William R. Dunn decided to become a fighter pilot. In 1939 he joined the Canadian Army and was soon transferred to the Royal Air Force. He was the first pilot in the famous Eagle Squadron of American volunteers to shoot down
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Rowallan: The Autobiography of Lord Rowallan, K.T. by Lord K. T. Rowallan
Rowallan: The Autobiography of Lord Rowallan, K.T.

In his eightieth year, Lord Rowallan has finally completed this autobiography. This is a book both moving and modest. He shares with us his joys and sorrows alike, keeping nothing back, yet never causing us embarrassment. He has inspired many people, especially
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Snake Mountain Trilogy by Donal Blaise Lloyd
Snake Mountain Trilogy

Snake Mountain was in jeopardy. Plans in place to thwart zoning would level it for it's valuable road building rock. Under its shadow, the Kinderhook Creek and a small hamlet were threatened by pollution, noise, dust and a devastating visual impact. Within

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Subway Music by Reynold Joseph Paul Junker
Subway Music

Subway Music is about finding things Reinhold Junker thought he had lost forever: his subway music and his name.

Subway Music begins in a Manhattan hotel room the day after he and his wife celebrated their Christmas anniversary. She coaxes him into

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Reynold Joseph Paul Junker8 Feb 2014$6.00

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The Unusual Odyssey of an Octogenarian by Paul Sutcliffe
The Unusual Odyssey of an Octogenarian

This Odyssey of an Octogenarian is certainly different. From 1920, when at age 5, my first disastrous adventure occurred until the present time, I have experienced moment after moment of unexpected surprises, of traumatic panics, of impossible coincidences

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Paul Sutcliffe8 Feb 2014$6.00

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Seeds Of The Willow by Chong K. Lewe
Seeds Of The Willow

As one of the few early Korean foreign students in America, the author has attempted to describe his experience in America as a foreign student, and eventually as a naturalized Asian-American in the 'Melting Pot'that is called the American society.

This

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Tilli's Story by Lorna Collier & Tilli Schulze
Tilli's Story

'This compelling memoir of a German girl's bitter, frightening life reveals the horrors visited upon an average family caught between two of the cruelest dictators in history.. The small, poignant touches are riveting." -Kirkus Discoveries

I think

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Chronic Asthma & Me by Emilia Fusco
Chronic Asthma & Me

A severe chronic disease can debilitate you but also make you stronger. One woman's journey and how she is able to share the things she enjoys most with you, her family and her recipes.
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India Mirror of Truth by Steve Briggs
India Mirror of Truth

India: Mirror of Truth A Seven Year Pilgrimage India: Mirror of Truth is the true story of a young American monk sent to India by his guru to teach meditation. His life-transforming seven-year spiritual odyssey takes him from the coastal waters of Kerala
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Steve Briggs8 Feb 2014$19.95

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It Seems Like Only Yesterday by Robert Lenon & Robert and Judith Whitcomb
It Seems Like Only Yesterday

Bob Lenon came from Nebraska to Yuma, in 1914, just two years after Arizona had become the 48th state. He remembers seeing the Colorado River when it had no highway bridges and traveling on a plank road across dunes where an Interstate Highway now runs.

Because

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Not That Man Anymore by Susan Hufford & Michael Zaslow
Not That Man Anymore

NOT THAT MAN ANYMORE

'An extraordinary and deeply moving account of a woman who lost her husband, Emmy award winner Michael Zaslow to Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS). Hufford has become a prime mover in the battle to eliminate ALS."-Mike Wallace, Cbs Correspondent

'Obviously

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Shuffling To Ignominy by Champ Clark
Shuffling To Ignominy

"Stepin Fetchit"

...two words that have entered our language, signifying the ultimate in negative racial stereotype.

Between 1927 and 1975, Stepin Fetchit, born Lincoln Perry in 1902, appeared in over 40 films. He was the first Black actor to receive

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Champ Clark8 Feb 2014$6.00

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Moral Men Need Not Apply by R. Donald McGaffigan
Moral Men Need Not Apply

Comments on author Don McGaffigan during his seven year odyssey (4 years priesthood quest, 3 years book writing): "What are they afraid of?" - Dick Connell, Exeter, NH "Don, this is the priesthood!" (While reading the letters of thanks Don McGaffigan received
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R. Donald McGaffigan8 Feb 2014$6.00

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THROW A Nickel ON THE GRASS: "...and you'll be saved." by Norman Phillips
THROW A Nickel ON THE GRASS: "...and you'll be saved."

Rick North has never spent much time on reflection. For twenty-five years, he has immersed his body and soul in the US Air Force as a forward-looking, self-assured officer. Yet in North's early life, there were no absolutes. Now, as he lies in a hospital
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Chasing The Light by Alan Whitby
Chasing The Light

If you try to tell me ghosts do not exist. I would say to you. How did you work that out, mate? If I've been possessed by two ghosts. If I were to place a seed in your head by God. I would ask you to go onto your laptop and download Heaven Can Wait: 'How
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Things I Learned Along The Way by Glenn W. Martin
Things I Learned Along The Way

Each of us has only one life to live. Some lives are long and some are cut too short. They can be full of happy times, but there can also be sad moments. The events that shape our lives are all pieces of our life's puzzle. The choices we make, the lessons

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Glenn W. Martin8 Feb 2014$6.00

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Growing Up Green: Living, Dying, and Dying Again as a Fan of the New York Jets by Andrew Goldstein
Growing Up Green: Living, Dying, and Dying Again as a Fan of the New York Jets

Andrew Goldstein delved into the world of football at age five and, through a mistake that is equal parts painful and wonderful, somehow ended up rooting for the New York Jets. Thirteen years later, he decided to write a book about it. The uplifting, disheartening,
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Different World, Same Planet: The call of life by Joseph M. Daccache
Different World, Same Planet: The call of life

"When life gives you lemon, make lemonade." Whenever a door closes, a better one seems to open. My life is a story of big dreams, dreams that come true; of great hopes and deceptions, fears, exile, and broken promises. The story of choices and consequences.
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Wings And Roots: An Adventure In Art, Literature And Life by Shawkat Al-Rubaie
Wings And Roots: An Adventure In Art, Literature And Life

It seems to me that with the development of the critical spirit we shall be able to realize, not merely our own selves, but the collective life of the race, and so to make ourselves absolutely modern, in the true meaning of the word modernity. For he to
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Shawkat Al-Rubaie7 Feb 2014$3.99

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Whose Report Will You Believe? by Martha Matsvai
Whose Report Will You Believe?

In this autobiography, Martha Matsvai retraces the life-determining milestones in her life that have characterised her personal narrative. Hers is a story of triumph in those situations where her personal circumstances spoke of impending peril and death.
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Unseen Darkness by Selina Sra
Unseen Darkness

"A true story of a police woman whose colleagues allegedly ostracized her, complied a dossier of false or misleading allegations against her and delayed coming to her aid in potentially dangerous situations leaves her in tears." Falling behind the race
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Selina Sra7 Feb 2014$3.99

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Dogfish Memory: Sailing in Search of Old Maine: A Memoir by Joseph A. Dane
Dogfish Memory: Sailing in Search of Old Maine: A Memoir

The Maine dogfish are gone-fished to the brink of extinction. Gone too is Linda Jane, and with her the love and the subjunctive Maine that they might have shared. And what of that fabled "Old Maine"? Is it gone for good?

Written as a sailing chronicle,
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And There Was Light: The Extraordinary Memoir of a Blind Hero of the French Resistance in World War II by Jacques Lusseyran
And There Was Light: The Extraordinary Memoir of a Blind Hero of the French Resistance in World War II

Jacques Lusseyran's gripping story is one of the most powerful and insightful descriptions of living and thriving with blindness, or indeed any challenge, ever published.
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Why Stevie Can't Date by Steve Robinson
Why Stevie Can't Date

'.as I speed along the two-lane blacktop lined with joshua trees, I open my sun roof, crank up a live version of Take Five and think that, as far as women are concerned, I finally did something right."

Memories of a fair and just childhood, from age

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As The Wind Blowing by David Kolzion
As The Wind Blowing

Born Vietnamese in the nation Vietnam of French Union, David considers himself dead along with that Vietnam.

Grown up in, and working with, the Second Republic of Vietnam, he was killed together with his people and country, there and then.

Ten years after

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Popcorn Poppin on the Apricot Tree by Faith Paulus
Popcorn Poppin on the Apricot Tree

It's 1965 and Annie Peters is just eight years old when her mother is committed full time to a mental health organization. Uprooted by their mother's illness, Annie and her 4 siblings find themselves torn between a Catholic-run orphanage and the final
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Faith Paulus7 Feb 2014$4.95

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Peculiarly Yours by Ella Beth Clark Schoenig
Peculiarly Yours

Peculiarly Yours is an adventurous, humorous history, punctuated with the dynamics of family relationships, school experiences, vacations and entry into early adulthood, employment and marriage. Placed in the setting of a small upper Midwestern town,

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Ella Beth Clark Schoenig7 Feb 2014$6.00

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The Fat of the Land: The Story of an American Farm by John Williams Streeter
The Fat of the Land: The Story of an American Farm

In June we decided to take to the woods, or rather to the country, to see what it had in store for us. The more we thought of it, the better I liked the plan, and Polly was no less happy over it. We talked of it morning, noon, and night, and my half-smothered
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John Williams Streeter7 Feb 2014$1.99

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Talk of Many Things by Margaret H. Wharton
Talk of Many Things

In her fourth book of memoirs, Margaret Wharton continues her G.I. bride reminiscences as she paints a picture of life in England before, during, and after World War II.

Emphasizing the years from her arrival in the United States until her retirement in

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My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla by Nikola Tesla
My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla

Originally published in 1919 in Electrical Experimenter magazine, here are Nikola Tesla's reflections on his early years and work.
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Coomooroo-Our Legacy: Never Let the Truth Get in the Way of a Good Story by Sue Kapperer
Coomooroo-Our Legacy: Never Let the Truth Get in the Way of a Good Story

Jeff and Pat Sheather have lived a good life, surrounded by success, love, family, and a community of people who have helped them on their journey. To celebrate their lives, one of their daughter's reached out to their friends and family and asked them

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Not Now, Lord, I've Got Too Much to Do by Roberta Linn
Not Now, Lord, I've Got Too Much to Do

One of Lawrence Welk's most beloved entertainers, an Emmy Award winner and a Las Vegas headliner, Roberta Linn captured the hearts of fans nationwide. Her inspiring story unfolds in the pages of Not Now, Lord, I've Got Too Much to Do.

Born in a small

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As Luck Would Have It: A Boy and His Grannie by Monty Raine
As Luck Would Have It: A Boy and His Grannie

A weave of mostly joys, some sorrows, and a sprinkling of earthy humour during a muddled childhood. I was orphaned in 1935 at the age of two, and my maternal grandmother became my legal guardian. The main thrust of my childhood memories focuses on home
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Hidden: The Intimate Lives Of Gay Men Past And Present by Clinton Elliott
Hidden: The Intimate Lives Of Gay Men Past And Present

A charming, witty and wide-ranging collection of brief biographies of closeted gay men in modern and early modern history, Hidden: The Intimate Lives of Gay Men Past and Present includes colorful snapshots of such well-known men as Horatio Alger, Thomas
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A Snapshot in Time: A day in the life of a Home Help by Nyarko MD
A Snapshot in Time: A day in the life of a Home Help

This book is about my employment as a Home-help during the 70's. I was born in Ghana and came to England, as a young adult. I didn't have any ideas about what work I should do and never imagined that I would become a Home-help at the grand old age of

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I MADE IT THROUGH THE Rain by Danielle
I MADE IT THROUGH THE Rain

This book tells MY story. No one can imagine what I've been through. From the outside looking in, you'd never know my struggle.
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Danielle7 Feb 2014$3.99

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Breast Cancer: Behind the Scenes by Dana Conway
Breast Cancer: Behind the Scenes

This book is broken down into sections - chapters, if you will - from the beginning of a breast cancer experience to the end, based on my own personal experience. I tried to ensure that one could easily open the index and say "What does a cancer lump feel
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Cry...If You Can: A True Story by Leo Winokur Winn
Cry...If You Can: A True Story

A sixteen year old youth finds himself drawn into a war everyone expected. No one, however, could envisage the horror and destruction that will arise during its five year course. He soon learns how to adjust and cope with the new, deadly, environment -
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The Autobiography of Thrse of Lisieux: The Story of a Soul by Thrse of Lisieux
The Autobiography of Thrse of Lisieux: The Story of a Soul

One of the greatest spiritual classics ever written, this influential book has been translated into nearly every world language and has brought scores of people back to their religious beliefs.
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The Essential Nietzsche by Friedrich Nietzsche
The Essential Nietzsche

An expert on Nietzsche presents highlights from The Birth of Tragedy, Thus Spake Zarathustra, Beyond Good and Evil, and other works, and explains their significance to modern readers.
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Confessions of an English Opium Eater by Thomas De Quincey
Confessions of an English Opium Eater

Impressive account of the author's early years as a precocious student, his adventures among the outcasts of London, studies at Oxford University, introduction to opium in 1804 and his longterm involvement with the drug.
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On Dreams by Sigmund Freud
On Dreams

Concise, accessible version of the master's theory of dreams as disguised wish fulfillment. Contrasts scientific, popular views; considers origins, mental mechanisms.
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The Essential Marx by Karl Marx
The Essential Marx

Compact and fascinating, this invaluable work not only presents Marx's thoughts in his own words, it places them in the swirling context of the early 20th century.
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Roughing It by Mark Twain
Roughing It

The humorist reflects on his scuffling years — silver mining in Nevada, working at a Virginia City newspaper, down and out in San Francisco, reporting for a newspaper from Hawaii, and more.
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My Life: An Attempt at an Autobiography by Leon Trotsky
My Life: An Attempt at an Autobiography

This priceless historical document features firsthand accounts from top levels of leadership in the Russian revolutions of 1905 and 1917, chronicling the struggle to establish a dictatorship of the proletariat.
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Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World by Mark Twain
Following the Equator: A Journey Around the World

Fascinating humorous account of 1897 voyage to Hawaii, Australia, India, New Zealand, etc. Ironic, bemused reports on peoples, customs, climate, flora and fauna, politics, much more. 197 illustrations.
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Geronimo: My Life by Geronimo
Geronimo: My Life

Completely and utterly authentic, this classic's captivating narrator is the legendary warrior and shaman himself, who describes his early life and his family, rituals related to hunting and religion, and his military tactics.
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The Story of My Life by Helen Keller
The Story of My Life

One of the great stories of human courage and dedication recounts life of a remarkable woman and her extraordinary relationship with her teacher, Anne Sullivan. Unforgettable portrait of one of the 20th century's outstanding women.
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Life on the Mississippi by Mark Twain
Life on the Mississippi

Lively recollections of Twain's salad days as a novice steamboat pilot to views from the passenger deck in the twilight of the river culture's heyday. Engrossing and entertaining anecdotes by a peerless storyteller.
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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Douglass's graphic depictions of slavery, harrowing escape to freedom, and life as a newspaper editor, eloquent orator, and impassioned abolitionist.
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Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington
Up from Slavery

Washington (1856-1915) rose to become the most influential spokesman for African-Americans of his day. In this eloquently written book, he describes events in a remarkable life that began in bondage and culminated in worldwide recognition.
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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Published in 1861, one of few extant slave narratives written by a woman. Powerful portrayal of the brutality of slave life through the inspiring tale of one woman's dauntless spirit and faith.
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Memoirs of an Arabian Princess from Zanzibar by Emily Ruete
Memoirs of an Arabian Princess from Zanzibar

This 19th-century autobiography offers a rare inside look at the society surrounding a sultan's palace. A real-life princess in exile recalls her vanished world of harems, slave trading, and court intrigues.
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Picasso by Gertrude Stein
Picasso

Intimate, revealing memoir of Picasso as man and artist by influential literary figure. Highly readable amalgam of biographical fact, artistic and aesthetic comments. One of Stein's most accessible works. 61 black-and-white illustrations. Index.
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Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
Meditations

Stirring reflections on the human condition provide a fascinating glimpse into the mind and personality of a highly principled Roman warrior and emperor of the 2nd century.
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Charming self-portrait covers boyhood, work as a printer, political career, scientific experiments, much more. Its openness, honesty, and readable style have made the Autobiography one of the great classics of the genre.
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The Life of Olaudah Equiano by Olaudah Equiano
The Life of Olaudah Equiano

The journey of an Igbo prince from captivity to freedom and literacy; his enslavement in the New World, service in the Seven Years War, voyages to the Arctic, other adventures.
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Narrative of Sojourner Truth by Sojourner Truth
Narrative of Sojourner Truth

First published in 1850, this inspiring memoir by the famous African-American abolitionist and champion of women's rights tells of her life in slavery, her self-liberation, and her tireless campaign for racial and sexual equality.
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When I Was a Slave: Memoirs from the Slave Narrative Collection by Norman R. Yetman
When I Was a Slave: Memoirs from the Slave Narrative Collection

More than 2,000 former slaves provide first-person accounts in blunt, simple language about their lives in bondage. Illuminating, often startling information about southern life before, during, and after the Civil War.
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Mohammed: The Man and His Faith by Tor Andrae
Mohammed: The Man and His Faith

Excellent survey of origins, tenets, and substance of Islam explores Mohammed's influence on religion, history, politics, and society. Comprehensive, even-handed; one of the finest volumes available in English about Islam.
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Hunger by Knut Hamsun
Hunger

A modern classic about a penniless, unemployed young writer, this powerful, autobiographical novel paints an unforgettable portrait of a man driven to the edge of self-destruction by forces beyond his control.
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The Great Physicists from Galileo to Einstein by George Gamow
The Great Physicists from Galileo to Einstein

The distinguished scientist and author traces the development of physics from the age of the ancient Greeks to modern particle physics, offering fascinating biographical and historical data. 136 illustrations.
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The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain
The Innocents Abroad

Bestselling classic records Twain's keen wit and amusing observations during his trip to Europe and the Holy Land in 1867. Edition also includes all of the original work's charming illustrations. 234 black-and-white illustrations.
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Mark Twain4 Feb 2014$14.95

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Famous Problems of Geometry and How to Solve Them by Benjamin Bold
Famous Problems of Geometry and How to Solve Them

Delve into the development of modern mathematics and match wits with Euclid, Newton, Descartes, and others. Each chapter explores an individual type of challenge, with commentary and practice problems. Solutions.
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Benjamin Bold4 Feb 2014$7.95

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Heimskringla: or, The Lives of the Norse Kings by Snorri Sturluson
Heimskringla: or, The Lives of the Norse Kings

Great classic by Icelandic poet/chieftain chronicles reigns of 16 high kings, including Olav II Haraldson, patron saint of Norway. Viking roving gives way to Christianity, unification of Norway. Over 130 illustrations and 5 maps.
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Gauguin's Intimate Journals by Paul Gauguin
Gauguin's Intimate Journals

Revealing documents, reprinted from rare limited edition, illuminate painter's inner life, relationship with van Gogh, evaluations of Degas, Monet, other artists; life in the Marquesas Islands, more. 27 illustrations by Gauguin.
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Recollections of a Picture Dealer by Ambroise Vollard
Recollections of a Picture Dealer

Art merchant recounts selling the works of Czanne; partying with Renoir, Forain, Degas, and Rodin; the studios of Manet, Matisse, Picasso, and Rousseau; encounters with Gertrude Stein, Zola, others. 33 illustrations.
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Travels of William Bartram by William Bartram
Travels of William Bartram

First inexpensive, illustrated edition of early classic on American geography, plants, Indians, wildlife, early settlers. Influenced Coleridge, Wordsworth, and Chateaubriand. "A book of extraordinary beauty. . . . — The New York Times. 13 il
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My Father, Frank Lloyd Wright by John Lloyd Wright
My Father, Frank Lloyd Wright

Charming memoir, by his son, of Wright as genius, father, and family man. The book also includes the complete text of William C. Gannet's The House Beautiful, a work designed by Wright. 10 halftones.
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My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass
My Bondage and My Freedom

Born a slave, Douglass became outspoken force in antislavery movement. The best of Douglass's autobiographies. Graphic description of slave life.
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From X-rays to Quarks: Modern Physicists and Their Discoveries by Emilio Segr
From X-rays to Quarks: Modern Physicists and Their Discoveries

A Nobel Laureate offers impressions of the development of modern physics, emphasizing complex but less familiar personalities. Offers fascinating scientific background and compelling treatments of topics of current interest. 1980 edition.
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My Art, My Life: An Autobiography by Diego Rivera & with Gladys March
My Art, My Life: An Autobiography

A richly revealing document offering many telling insights into the mind and heart of a giant of 20th-century art. "Engrossing as a novel." — Chicago Sunday Tribune. 21 halftones.
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Noa Noa: The Tahitian Journal by Paul Gauguin
Noa Noa: The Tahitian Journal

Impressions from two years in Tahiti. Compelling autobiographical fragment. 24 black-and-white illustrations.
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American Indian Stories by Zitkala-Sa
American Indian Stories

A testimony to the power of one woman's spirit, this moving collection of autobiographical tales and family stories portrays a Native American teacher's struggle between her heritage and American society.
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The Life of William Morris by J. W. Mackail
The Life of William Morris

Classic biography of great Victorian poet, designer, socialist. Childhood, education, socialism, Arts and Crafts movement, Kelmscott Press, much more. 22 black-and-white illus.
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H. D. Thoreau, a Writer's Journal by Laurence Stapleton
H. D. Thoreau, a Writer's Journal

Selections from Journal dealing with ideals, purposes, conditions for writing, style, etc.
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The Days of Henry Thoreau by Walter Harding
The Days of Henry Thoreau

Acclaimed biography reveals famous and little-known incidents; encounters with Hawthorne, Whitman; more. Fully corrected, enlarged.
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Complete Essays by Francis Bacon
Complete Essays

The Elizabethan sage offers wise, witty observations on truth, adversity, love, ambition, fame, and many other topics. Short but thought-provoking, these essays constitute an excellent combination of style and substance.
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Memoirs of a Buccaneer: Dampier's New Voyage Round the World, 1697 by William Dampier
Memoirs of a Buccaneer: Dampier's New Voyage Round the World, 1697

This fascinating travel and adventure book tells of pirate life and offers a rare look at the 17th-century botany and anthropology of Central and South America and the East Indies. 7 illustrations.
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The Soul of Kierkegaard: Selections from His Journals by Sren Kierkegaard
The Soul of Kierkegaard: Selections from His Journals

Kierkegaard's journals reflect his further thoughts on the ideas developed in his philosophical and theological works, on his tumultuous career as an author, and on his own relationship with his work and readers.
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The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry by Walter Pater
The Renaissance: Studies in Art and Poetry

Pater's graceful essays discuss the achievements of Botticelli, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and other artists. The book concludes with an uncompromising advocacy of hedonism, urging readers to experience life as fully as possible.
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My Autobiography: With "The Political and Social Doctrine of Fascism" by Benito Mussolini
My Autobiography: With "The Political and Social Doctrine of Fascism"

Recollections of the Italian dictator's public and private life — from his early years as an agitator and journalist to the "March on Rome" and his first years in power.
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Gravity by George Gamow
Gravity

A distinguished physicist and teacher takes reader-friendly look at three scientists whose work unlocked many of the mysteries behind the laws of physics: Galileo, Newton, and Einstein.
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Wilbur and Orville: A Biography of the Wright Brothers by Fred Howard
Wilbur and Orville: A Biography of the Wright Brothers

Definitive, crisply written study tells the full story of the brothers' lives and work — from their early childhood and initial fascination with flight, the historic first flight at Kitty Hawk, more.
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Fred Howard1 Feb 2014$24.95

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Letters of Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson
Letters of Emily Dickinson

Lovingly compiled by a close friend, this first collection of Dickinson's letters originally appeared in 1894, only eight years after the poet's death. Animated by the same spirited sensitivity as her much-admired verse, Dickinson's correspondence vividly
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Buffalo Bill's Life Story: An Autobiography by W. F. Cody
Buffalo Bill's Life Story: An Autobiography

Thrilling yarns of buffalo hunts, Indian life, and riding with the Pony Express abound in this exciting memoir of life in the Old West. Illustrations by N. C. Wyeth.
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W. F. Cody1 Feb 2014$10.95

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From Galileo to Newton by A. Rupert Hall
From Galileo to Newton

Tracing the revolution in physics initiated by Galileo and culminating in Newton's achievements, this book surveys the work of Huygens, Leeuwenhoek, Boyle, Descartes, and others. 35 illustrations.
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A. Rupert Hall1 Feb 2014$16.95

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Rodin on Art and Artists by Auguste Rodin
Rodin on Art and Artists

In an intimate talk with his protg, the sculptor offers candid, wide-ranging comments on the meaning of art; other famed artists; the relation of sculpture to poetry, painting, and music; more. 76 illustrations.
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My Autobiography: "Chapters" from the North American Review by Mark Twain
My Autobiography: "Chapters" from the North American Review

Famed American author's plain-spoken words recall his boyhood in Hannibal, Missouri, life as a riverboat pilot, as a young adult in rough Nevada mining towns, years spent as a widely renowned author, more.
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De Profundis by Oscar Wilde
De Profundis

While imprisoned, Wilde wrote this long letter of recrimination to his lover, Lord Alfred Douglas. It offers fascinating insights into Wilde's life in prison and the background and psychology of a notorious affair.
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Einstein's Essays in Science by Albert Einstein
Einstein's Essays in Science

Speeches and essays in accessible, everyday language profile influential physicists such as Niels Bohr and Isaac Newton. They also explore areas of physics to which the author made major contributions.
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The Mystics of Spain by E. Allison Peers
The Mystics of Spain

Groundbreaking study of the works and personalities of 15 mystical authors: Juan of vila, St. John of the Cross, St. Ignatius of Loyola, Alonso de Orozco, Luis de Granada, Diego de Estella, others.
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E. Allison Peers31 Jan 2014$7.95

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Autobiography of Mother Jones by Mary Harris Jones
Autobiography of Mother Jones

This important addition to labor and feminist literature speaks tirelessly and effectively on behalf of workers' rights and unions in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
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Mary Harris Jones31 Jan 2014$8.95

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Van Gogh on Art and Artists: Letters to Emile Bernard by Vincent Van Gogh
Van Gogh on Art and Artists: Letters to Emile Bernard

23 missives — written from 1887 to 1889 — radiate their author's impulsiveness, intensity, and mysticism. The letters are complemented by reproductions of van Gogh's major paintings. 32 full-page black-and-white illustrations.
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Galileo and the Scientific Revolution by Laura Fermi & Gilberto Bernardini
Galileo and the Scientific Revolution

An absorbing account of the origins of modern science as well as a biography, this book places particular emphasis on Galileo's experiments with telescopes and his observations of the sky.
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Faisal I of Iraq by Ali A. Allawi
Faisal I of Iraq

Born in 1883, King Faisal I of Iraq was a seminal figure not only in the founding of the state of Iraq but also in the making of the modern Middle East. In all the tumult leading to the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire and the establishment of new Arab
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Ali A. Allawi30 Jan 2014$40.00

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Top Man: How Philip Green built his High Street Empire by Stewart Lansley
Top Man: How Philip Green built his High Street Empire

Philip Green, owner of, amongst much else, British Home Stores, reached billionaire status faster than anyone else in British history. Today he is worth 3.6 billion and is reckoned to be the country's fourth richest citizen. A middle-class Jewish boy

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Stewart Lansley30 Jan 2014$6.99

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I Washed Elvis Presley's Hair by Kay Parley & Myrna Tubman
I Washed Elvis Presley's Hair

If the avid fans of the nineteen fifties had known I washed Elvis Presley's hair, they would have wanted a lock of mine. Kay Parley was the first Canadian that Elvis Presley ever met. The future King of Rock and Roll was just fifteen years old. A seemingly
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The Man Who Had Been King: The American Exile of Napoleon's Brother Joseph by Patricia Tyson Stroud
The Man Who Had Been King: The American Exile of Napoleon's Brother Joseph

In The Man Who Had Been King, Patricia Tyson Stroud provides a rich account of the life of Napoleon's brother Joseph Bonaparte in the United States, detailing how his palatial estate, gardens, and art collection made him a key figure in the importation

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Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris by Edmund White
Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris

Edmund White was forty-three years old when he moved to Paris in 1983. He spoke no French and knew just two people in the entire city, but soon discovered the anxieties and pleasures of mastering a new culture. White fell passionately in love with Paris,
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A Midshipman's War: A Young Man in the Mediterranean Naval War 1941-1943 by Frank Wade
A Midshipman's War: A Young Man in the Mediterranean Naval War 1941-1943

"Frank Wade was born in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada in October 1921. He was sent to England to train for the navy in the schoolship HMS Conway in Liverpool and the Dartmouth (Devon) Royal Navy College from 1936 to December 1940. Then in May 1941 he was

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Choosing to be Free: The Life Story of Rick Turner by Billy Keniston
Choosing to be Free: The Life Story of Rick Turner

‘Human beings can choose. They can stand back and look at alternatives. Theoretically, they can choose about anything. They can choose whether to live or to die; they can choose celibacy or promiscuity, voluntary poverty or the pursuit of wealth,
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Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them by Francine Prose
Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them

In her entertaining and edifying New York Times bestseller, acclaimed author Francine Prose invites you to sit by her side and take a guided tour of the tools and tricks of the masters to discover why their work has endured. Written with passion, humour

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Calcutta: Two Years in the City by Amit Chaudhuri
Calcutta: Two Years in the City

In 1999, Amit Chaudhuri moved back to Calcutta, the city in which he was born. It was a place he had loved in his youth and the place he had made his name writing about. But upon his return he discovered that the Calcutta of his imagination had receded

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Freedom Rider Diary: Smuggled Notes from Parchman Prison by Carol Ruth Silver
Freedom Rider Diary: Smuggled Notes from Parchman Prison

Arrested as a Freedom Rider in June of 1961, Carol Ruth Silver, a twenty-two-year-old recent college graduate originally from Massachusetts, spent the next forty days in Mississippi jail cells, including the Maximum Security Unit at the infamous Parchman

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Inside the Whimsy Works: My Life with Walt Disney Productions by Jimmy Johnson
Inside the Whimsy Works: My Life with Walt Disney Productions

In this never-before-published memoir from the vaults of the Walt Disney Archives, Disney Legend Jimmy Johnson (1917-1976) takes you from his beginnings as a studio gofer during the days of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to the opening of Walt Disney

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Not I: Memoirs of a German Childhood by Joachim C. Fest
Not I: Memoirs of a German Childhood

A portrait of an intellectually rigorous German household opposed to the Nazis and how its members suffered for their political stance

Few writers have deepened our understanding of the Third Reich as much as German historian, biographer, journalist,

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Reinventing Bach by Paul Elie
Reinventing Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach – celebrated pipe organist, court composer and master of sacred music – was also a technical pioneer. Working in Germany in the early eighteenth century, he invented new instruments and carried out experiments in tuning,

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How to Disappear: A Memoir for Misfits by Duncan Fallowell
How to Disappear: A Memoir for Misfits

WINNER OF THE 2012 PEN/ACKERLEY PRIZE

A haunting memoir on the nature of belonging and the lure of escape.

In this series of five brilliantly written and irrepressibly quirky travelogues, Duncan Fallowell sets out to odd corners of the world in pursuit

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A Lion In The Bedroom by Patricia
A Lion In The Bedroom

Back by public demand comes the local and international best seller A Lion in the Bedroom. Pat Cavendish O'Neill was born into a world of enormous riches, eccentricity and intrigue. Her mother, Enid Lindeman of the Australian wine family, was a famous

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Patricia29 Jan 2014$24.79

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Commando: A Boer Journal Of The Anglo-Boer War by Deneys
Commando: A Boer Journal Of The Anglo-Boer War

In 1899, seventeen-year-old Deneys Reitz enlisted in the Boer army to fight the British. He had learnt to ride, shoot and swim almost as soon as he could walk. The skills and endurance he had acquired were more than put to the test during the war. Commando

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The Super-Afrikaners: Inside the Afrikaner Broederbond by Ivor & Hans
The Super-Afrikaners: Inside the Afrikaner Broederbond

The Super-Afrikaners, originally published in South Africa in 1978, scandalised a nation as it exposed the secret workings of a powerful Afrikaner organisation called the Broederbond. Out of print for over three decades, this new edition is available

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Wheels Within Wheels: The Making of a Traveller by Dervla
Wheels Within Wheels: The Making of a Traveller

What is it that makes us who we are? In this beautifully written and searingly honest autobiography, the intrepid cyclist and traveller Dervla Murphy remembers her richly unconventional first thirty years. She describes her determined childhood self –
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Goodness Nose: The Passionate Revelations of a Scotch Whisky Master Blender by Richard & Gavin
Goodness Nose: The Passionate Revelations of a Scotch Whisky Master Blender

Richard Paterson has Scotch whisky running through his veins. His grandfather and father were both prominent in the Scotch whisky industry in Glasgow for decades before Richard joined a competing whisky brokerage firm to start his apprenticeship. But this
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Portrait of a Turkish Family by Irfan
Portrait of a Turkish Family

Irfan Orga was born into a prosperous family in the twilight of the Ottoman Empire. His mother was a beauty, married at thirteen, who lived in the seclusion of a harem, as befitted a Turkish woman of her class. His grandmother was an eccentric autocrat,
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Irfan29 Jan 2014$14.57

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Robert Sobukwe: How Can Man Die Better by Benjamin
Robert Sobukwe: How Can Man Die Better

On 21 March 1960, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe, leader of the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC), led a mass defiance of South Africa's pass laws. He urged blacks to go the nearest police station and demand arrest. When police opened fire on a peaceful crowd in

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Benjamin29 Jan 2014$16.04

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Far Away & Long Ago: A childhood in Argentina by W. H & Nicholas
Far Away & Long Ago: A childhood in Argentina

Seen through the eyes of a young boy, the Argentine pampas was a land of freedom and endless exploration. In scintillating detail Hudson recalls its wild artichoke thistles, temporary lakes, spectacular storms, unforgettable trees and its pulsating bird
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W. H &
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A Piece of the Pie: The Battle over Nationalisation by Tim
A Piece of the Pie: The Battle over Nationalisation

Nationalisation: Swear word for some, cure-all for others both within and outside the ruling party.

Tim Cohen, a senior journalist with many years experience in both political and business reporting, traces the emergence of calls for nationalisation in

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Death of An Idealist: In Search of Neil Aggett by Beverley
Death of An Idealist: In Search of Neil Aggett

Death of an Idealist is the biography of Neil Aggett, the only white person to die while being held in custody by South Africa's apartheid security police. A medical doctor who worked most of the week as an unpaid trade union organiser, Aggett's stark

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Beverley29 Jan 2014$24.79

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A Chimpanzee in the Wine Cellar by Patricia
A Chimpanzee in the Wine Cellar

From the international best-selling author of A Lion in the Bedroom, Pat Cavendish O'Neill, comes another glimpse into her extravagant and adventurous life ...

In 1968, Pat Cavendish O'Neill reluctantly left her magical years in Kenya behind to join her

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The Tosa Diary by Ki No Tsurayuki
The Tosa Diary

Written with artless simplicity and quiet humor, The Tosa Diary is the story of a fifty-five day journey by ship from Tosa to Kyoto in AD 935.
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Observing What Is Not Happening: Second Autobiography,2013 by Nndy Nenty
Observing What Is Not Happening: Second Autobiography,2013

Observing What Is Not Happening is a continuation of the author's first memoir, Where Your Knowledge Ends Is Where Mine Begins. Six chapters of this second memoir are ageless; they stem from the Word of God. They are predicated on the Word of God. "Observing
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The Other Barack: The Bold and Reckless Life of President Obama's Father by Sally H. Jacobs
The Other Barack: The Bold and Reckless Life of President Obama's Father

The deeply reported, untold story of the father the president barely knew
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My Town: Faces of Windsor by Marty Gervais
My Town: Faces of Windsor

A collection of newspaper columns by Marty Gervais, published in The Windsor Star.
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Loaded: Women and Addiction by Jill Talbot
Loaded: Women and Addiction

Having an addiction can follow the path of a great relationship that goes sour: there's the first blush of romance, the seduction (“you know you want to"), and the downward spiral into either obsession or breaking free.

Jill Talbot is no stranger

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Shut Up He Explained by John Metcalf
Shut Up He Explained

John Metcalf's Shut Up He Explained defies expectations and strict definition. Part memoir part travelogue part criticism -- wholly Metcalf -- it is thoughtful engaged contentious and often very funny. It offers a full does of Metcalfian wisdom and wit
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Plight of the Cultural Being by Salaheldin Altohami
Plight of the Cultural Being

The story presents details of the organizational life of Mr. Rabbit who was an employee of a multinational company called "Dejektia", operating in a country called (Karakia). Rabbit is a fictional character consistently victimized by office politics. He
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Beneath the Cashew Tree by Lindaura DaSilva
Beneath the Cashew Tree

Life on a cacao farm in Brazil was full of adventure, especially when you were the youngest of seven children. Lily, the baby of the family, didn't have a swing set or lots of toys to play with, but she didn't need those things, because she had a farm
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Lindaura DaSilva29 Jan 2014$6.99

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The Spirit of Attack: Fighter Pilot Stories by Bruce Gordon
The Spirit of Attack: Fighter Pilot Stories

SCRAMBLE! In a couple of minutes my wingman and I would be airborne on another adventure. Sometimes we intercepted an airliner, sometimes a misplaced B-52 bomber, and sometimes Russian bombers probing our defenses; Russian warships; MIG fighters; or "troops
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Bruce Gordon29 Jan 2014$3.99

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Running Across America: Our Ten-Year Quest by Kathy Pycior
Running Across America: Our Ten-Year Quest

An exciting tale of how a couple spent their two-week vacation every summer for ten years running a relay across the country, overcoming many obstacles. When they finished, they were exhausted and exhilarated-and still married!
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Kathy Pycior29 Jan 2014$3.99

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Memoires Of A Travelholic by Carole J. Kuhn PhD
Memoires Of A Travelholic

Dr. Kuhn has written a book about her life and travels as a foreign language teacher. In essence, it is a book of memories, autobiographical in nature. She describes many of the 45 trips in detail, but she also groups many of the trips togeher. In 1973
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On Becoming: How Did I Grow Into Who I Am? by Dr. Gilbert W. Anderson
On Becoming: How Did I Grow Into Who I Am?

In this book, "On Becoming," Dr. Anderson shares the significant and humorous events from his life that helped him grow into the person he is today. He shares his story to help readers trace the life experiences and decisions that shaped who they have
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Thoughts of a Crazy Old Man by Mikel W. Dawson
Thoughts of a Crazy Old Man

When you're on the downhill side of life, what things do you think about? This is one of the questions crossing the mind of Mikel W. Dawson. The author has experienced many facets of life, and now wants to raise questions and give a little advice on how
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Hlderlin and the Poetry of Tragedy: Readings in Sophocles, Shakespeare, Nietzsche and Benjamin by Jeremy Tambling
Hlderlin and the Poetry of Tragedy: Readings in Sophocles, Shakespeare, Nietzsche and Benjamin

Focusing on Friedrich Hlderlin's writings on Greek tragedy—especially the works of Sophocles, which he translated to German—this study also examines Hlderlin's own poetry, which frequently engaged with tragedy. His musings enable a consideration

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JUST BORIS: A Tale of Blond Ambition by Sonia Purnell
JUST BORIS: A Tale of Blond Ambition

A major and controversial new biography of one of the most compelling and contradictory figures in modern British life. Born Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, to most of us he is just ‘Boris' – the only politician of the age to be regarded
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Elvis and the Memphis Mafia by Alanna Nash
Elvis and the Memphis Mafia

A monumental oral biography filled with raucous joy, aching loss and terrible poignancy, Elvis Aaron Presley is the first book to capture the King the man and the phenomenon in his full complexity. Through revealing interviews with three of Elvis's closest
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Alanna Nash28 Jan 2014$8.99

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Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant by Jose Angel N.
Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant

The valiant memoir of a man living the "good" life--illegally
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Whistleblower by Amy Block Joy
Whistleblower

Whistleblower is the nail-biting true story of what happens when someone with a lifelong habit of going along to get along is confronted with criminal activity she can't ignore. Amy Joy was a scientist, educator, and program administrator, happy and comfortable
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The Promised Land by Mary Antin
The Promised Land

This 1912 classic of the Jewish-American immigrant experience, whose author arrived in Boston from Russia as a child in the 1890s, offers a moving narrative of Old and New World cultures.
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Mary Antin28 Jan 2014$9.95

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Pierre Curie: With Autobiographical Notes by Marie Curie by Marie Curie
Pierre Curie: With Autobiographical Notes by Marie Curie

Intimate memoir of the Nobel laureate, written by his wife and lab partner, analyzes the nature and significance of the Curies' experiments. In addition, the author reconstructs her own work with radiation.
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The Double Life of Paul De Man by Evelyn Barish
The Double Life of Paul De Man

A landmark biography that reveals the secret past of one of the most influential academics of the twentieth century.

Over thirty years after his death in 1983, Paul de Man, a hugely charismatic intellectual who created with deconstruction an ideology

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Evelyn Barish28 Jan 2014$35.00

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Carnegie by Peter Krass
Carnegie

One of the major figures in American history, Andrew Carnegie was a ruthless businessman who made his fortune in the steel industry and ultimately gave most of it away. He used his wealth to ascend the world's political stage, influencing the presidencies
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A Year with the Producers: One Actor's Exhausting (But Worth It) Journey from Cats to Mel Brooks' Mega-Hit by Jeffry Denman
A Year with the Producers: One Actor's Exhausting (But Worth It) Journey from Cats to Mel Brooks' Mega-Hit

A behind-the-scenes story with more than a touch of theatrical magic about it, A Year with The Producers is a book for actors and theater fans everywhere.
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Jeffry Denman28 Jan 2014$24.95

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My Journey Home by Mette Christensen
My Journey Home

I Initially wrote this book to retrieve my "voice" and it took on a life of its own. There are so many people that are struggling with their emotions and finding their voice. They have no understanding why their life is crumbling all around them.
By

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Growing Up Italian Australian by Virginia Moschella
Growing Up Italian Australian

Growing Up Italian-Australian is a collection of funny tales that has no qualms about parodying my Nonni, my childhood, Sicilian morals, and archaic Sicilian traditions in contemporary Australian society. These comical parodies are dedicated to my Nonna
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Virginia Moschella28 Jan 2014$3.99

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"second Chance": "women Behind Bars" by Holly Clayton
"second Chance": "women Behind Bars"

HOLLY CLAYTON is a business major, and has a B.S. degree in Teaching. She taught children and adults for many years. She is a widow, and has two children, one son and one daughter, and five grandchildren. She wrote a book on Mary's life in prison, and
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Holly Clayton28 Jan 2014$3.99

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Cry From Beyond by Jonathan Fahey
Cry From Beyond

This is the true story of the haunting of the Fahey family house in 1996-1997 in Galway City, Ireland. The psychic who healed the disturbance "saw" a baby being smothered in a previous house on the same site in the early 1900s. This is a shocking yet true
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Jonathan Fahey28 Jan 2014$3.99

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Pains In Love by Shola Azeez Oyeyinka
Pains In Love

The spirit of the Onigba Park has just begun to show their head once again. The interpretation of love is a mystery to many of them in Iyatan, and despite how silent it was in the other side of the world, fate has made it a battle between love and hate,

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Shola Azeez Oyeyinka28 Jan 2014$3.99

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NOW I SEE: A Walk Through Life's Journey But Never Alone by Lynnie Lang
NOW I SEE: A Walk Through Life's Journey But Never Alone

The overall purpose of the book is to provide indisputable evidence that we can know God as he makes Himself known to us and be divinely guided in this present world. Human interest incidents reveal God's tender concern for the home and its problems. My
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Lynnie Lang28 Jan 2014$3.99

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If You Could See Me Now by Michael Mewshaw
If You Could See Me Now

When Michael Mewshaw receives a call from a stranger who says she has reason to believe he is her biological father, Mewshaw realizes he has been half dreading, half hoping for this to happen for over thirty years. Just like the young woman who wants to
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Michael Mewshaw28 Jan 2014$9.99

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The Storyteller of Jerusalem: The Life and Times of Wasif Jawhariyyeh, 1904-1948 by Salim Tamari
The Storyteller of Jerusalem: The Life and Times of Wasif Jawhariyyeh, 1904-1948

The memoirs of Wasif Jawhariyyeh are a remarkable treasure trove of writings on the life, culture, music, and history of Jerusalem. Spanning over four decades, from 1904 to 1948, they cover a period of enormous and turbulent change in Jerusalem's history,
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Salim Tamari28 Jan 2014$15.00

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A Man Called Intrepid: The Incredible True Story of the Master Spy Who Helped Win World War II by William Stevenson
A Man Called Intrepid: The Incredible True Story of the Master Spy Who Helped Win World War II

The classic real-life story of the superspy whose vast intelligence network helped defeat the Nazis in World War II.

A Man Called Intrepid is the account of the world's first integrated intelligence operation and of its master, William Stephenson.

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William Stevenson28 Jan 2014$14.95

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Presidential Facts for Fun! Washington to Polk by Wyatt Michaels
Presidential Facts for Fun! Washington to Polk

In Presidential Facts for Fun! Washington to Polk, you'll find a veritable library of information about numerous American presidents, all of which is presented in a fun, game-like format. The book contains numerous facts, both well-known and lesser known,
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Wyatt Michaels27 Jan 2014$6.97

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The Nobel Prize: The First 100 Years by Nils Ringertz
The Nobel Prize: The First 100 Years

The Nobel Prize, as founded in Alfred Nobel's will, was the first truly international prize. There is no other award with the same global scope and mission. The Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, Peace, and the
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Quick Sex: Erotic Stories of Fast Flings by Alex
Quick Sex: Erotic Stories of Fast Flings

Alex Algren likes flash fiction, especially if it is about quickies. In she has curated a collection of delectable bon mots to quicken the pulse and give you ideas for your next lunch hour!
A waitress delights in weakening a restaurateur's resolve by
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Alex27 Jan 2014$5.99

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Theodore Roosevelt HunterConservationist by R. L. Wilson & John Milius
Theodore Roosevelt HunterConservationist

Theodore Roosevelt HunterConservationist reflects the zest for life that was so powerfully characteristic of TR. For decades, Roosevelt's big game hunting books have been among the most often quoted and reprinted of works in that genre. But no illustrated
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Duerson: Triumph, Trauma and Tragedy in the NFL by Chicago Tribune Staff
Duerson: Triumph, Trauma and Tragedy in the NFL

In many ways Dave Duerson was the prototypical success story for a professional athlete. After serving as a captain, team MVP, and All-American at Notre Dame, Duerson went on to become a four-time Pro Bowler in the NFL, winning Super Bowls with the legendary
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Chicago Tribune Staff27 Jan 2014$7.99

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Daley: A Retrospective: A Historical Exploration of Former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley by Chicago Tribune Staff
Daley: A Retrospective: A Historical Exploration of Former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley

From the second half of the twentieth century through today, no family has defined Chicago in the public's eye more than the Daleys. Between Richard J. Daley and his son, Richard M. Daley, a member of this prominent Bridgeport family served as the city's
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Chicago Tribune Staff27 Jan 2014$9.99

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Circle of Treason: CIA Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed by Sandra V. Grimes & Jeanne Vertefeuille
Circle of Treason: CIA Traitor Aldrich Ames and the Men He Betrayed

Circle of Treason details the authors' personal involvement in the hunt for and eventual identification of a Soviet mole in the CIA during the 1980s and 1990s. The search for the presumed traitor was necessitated by the loss of almost all of the CIA's
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Goodness Nose: The Passionate Revelations of a Scotch Whisky Master Blender by Richard Paterson & Gavin D. Smith
Goodness Nose: The Passionate Revelations of a Scotch Whisky Master Blender

Richard Paterson has Scotch whisky running through his veins. His grandfather and father were both prominent in the Scotch whisky industry in Glasgow for decades before Richard joined a competing whisky brokerage firm to start his apprenticeship. But this
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Noam Chomsky: A Life of Dissent by Robert F. Barsky
Noam Chomsky: A Life of Dissent

This biography tells the story of how the great intellect of Noam Chomsky was shaped. It describes the political and intellectual contexts that helped form the unyielding principles by which Chomsky lives, and the arenas of scholarship, political action,
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Robert F. Barsky27 Jan 2014$11.95

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Natalie Portman: Queen of Hearts by James L. Dickerson
Natalie Portman: Queen of Hearts

Natalie Portman is only 20 years old, but she has already costarred in nine motion pictures with actors such as Susan Sarandon, Woody Allen, Al Pacino, Goldie Hawn, Robert De Niro, and Jack Nicholson. Recently, she has found her way into the hearts of
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James L. Dickerson27 Jan 2014$10.95

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Beating The Odds: The Life And Times Of E A Milne by Meg Weston-Smith
Beating The Odds: The Life And Times Of E A Milne

E A Milne was one of the giants of 20th century astrophysics and cosmology. His bold ideas, underpinned by his Christianity, sparked controversy — he believed two time scales operate in the universe.

Struggling against poverty, Milne won five scholarships

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Meg Weston-Smith27 Jan 2014$21.00

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One Woman's War by Eileeen Younghusband
One Woman's War

The Second World War is dominated by heroic tales of men defending their country against a formidable enemy but what about the women who also played their part in fighting for freedom? Eileen Younghusband BEM (92) was just 18 when she joined the Women's
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Voyage Through Time: Walks Of Life To The Nobel Prize by Ahmed H. Zewail
Voyage Through Time: Walks Of Life To The Nobel Prize

From a beginning in an Egyptian delta town and the port of Alexandria to the scenic vistas of sunny southern California, Ahmed Zewail takes us on a voyage through time — his own life and the split-second world of the femtosecond. In this endearing
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Escape From Leipzig by Harald Fritzsch
Escape From Leipzig

In the 1960s, Leipzig was the center of resistance in East Germany. Harald Fritzsch, then a physics student, contemplated escape. But before he left, he wanted to demonstrate to the government that they had gone too far when they destroyed St. Paul's
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Harald Fritzsch27 Jan 2014$15.00

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On the Cancer Frontier: One Man, One Disease, and a Medical Revolution by Paul Marks & James Sterngold
On the Cancer Frontier: One Man, One Disease, and a Medical Revolution

Paul Marks M.D., President Emeritus of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Hospital, attributes the elusive nature of cancer's cure to its inherently anarchic processes. There can be no hope for a miracle cure when defective cells use a myriad of tools to
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Donovan: America's Master Spy by Richard Dunlop
Donovan: America's Master Spy

One of the most celebrated and highly decorated heroes of World War I, a noted trial lawyer, presidential adviser and emissary, and chief of America's Office of Strategic Services during World War II, William J. Donovan was a legendary figure. Donovan,
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Richard Dunlop27 Jan 2014$14.95

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The Life and Adventures of Frank Grouard: Chief of Scouts, U.S.A. by Joe De Barthe
The Life and Adventures of Frank Grouard: Chief of Scouts, U.S.A.

The true story of the one of the most thrilling figures of the Wild West.

Every army needs its scouts. A good scout knows the enemy and the enemy's terrain as well as his own, and is resourceful and incisive, cool-headed and courageous. A great scout

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Joe De Barthe27 Jan 2014$14.95

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The Power of Indignation by Stephane Hessel
The Power of Indignation

The astonishing life of the writer named by the New York Times “one of the last living heroes of the darkest era of the twentieth century."

His brief pamphlet Indignez-vous! (Cry Out!) is an international bestseller, calling for a return to the

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Stephane Hessel26 Jan 2014$16.95

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The Guillotine Choice by Michael J. Malone & Bashir Saoudi
The Guillotine Choice

In 1920s French-controlled Algeria, Kaci is in the frame for the brutal murder of his French boss. Kaci is faced with a stark choice: name his cousin as the killer and win his freedom, or keep quiet and face 25 years' hard labour in the infamous Devil's
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Michael J. Malone &
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Mrs. Earp: The Wives and Lovers of the Earp Brothers by Sherry Monahan
Mrs. Earp: The Wives and Lovers of the Earp Brothers

When most people hear the name Earp, they think of Wyatt, Virgil, Morgan, and sometimes the lesser known James and Warren. They also had a half-brother named Newton, who lived a fairly quiet, uneventful life. While it's true these men made history on

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Sherry Monahan26 Jan 2014$13.50

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Women Who Dare: North America's Most Inspiring Women Climbers by Chris Noble
Women Who Dare: North America's Most Inspiring Women Climbers

A celebration of feminine beauty, athleticism, wisdom, and skill—Women Who Dare profiles twenty of America's most inspiring women climbers ranging from legends like Lynn Hill to the rising stars of today. The book is both inspirational and aspirational
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Chris Noble26 Jan 2014$19.99

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Goh Keng Swee: A Legacy Of Public Service by Chong Guan Kwa
Goh Keng Swee: A Legacy Of Public Service

Dr. Goh Keng Swee's extensive career as a public servant was dynamic as well as distinguished, in many ways decisively instrumental in the making of the Republic of Singapore. This distinctive collection of essays attempts an assessment of the long-term
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Chong Guan Kwa26 Jan 2014$72.00

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Tributes To Savio L-y Woo On His 70th Birthday by Zong-Ming Li
Tributes To Savio L-y Woo On His 70th Birthday

This is a compilation of tributes to a gentleman who has impacted the field of biomedical engineering and musculoskeletal science for four decades through his research, his guidance and mentorships, his friendships, and his love for the field, family,
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Zong-Ming Li26 Jan 2014$158.00

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Goh Keng Swee: A Public Career Remembered by Barry Desker
Goh Keng Swee: A Public Career Remembered

Dr Goh Keng Swee was Singapore's first Minister for Finance from 1959 to 1965 who initiated Singapore's first industrial estate now known as Jurong Town. He was also the first and longest serving Defence Minister after Singapore became independent
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Barry Desker26 Jan 2014$47.00

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Around The World With Nephrology: An Autobiography by Zbylut J. Twardowski
Around The World With Nephrology: An Autobiography

This is the story of a boy raised up in a village in Poland during World War II, with his father deported to concentration camps throughout the war. Some years after he graduated from medical school, he serendipitously entered the then developing field
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Zbylut J. Twardowski26 Jan 2014$81.00

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The Man Who Invented Vegemite by Jamie Callister
The Man Who Invented Vegemite

Vegemite is perhaps Australia's most enduring cultural icon. But how did this pungent, salty black paste, which for most of us is how we start the day, come to be created?
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Jamie Callister25 Jan 2014$12.72

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Almost President: The Men Who Lost the Race but Changed the Nation by Scott Farris
Almost President: The Men Who Lost the Race but Changed the Nation

Updated with a new section on the 2012 presidential election: Profiles of twelve men who have run for the presidency and lost, but who, even in defeat, have had a greater impact on American history than many of those who have served as president—from

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Scott Farris25 Jan 2014$13.50

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The Hero: A Study in Tradition, Myth and Drama by Lord Raglan
The Hero: A Study in Tradition, Myth and Drama

Heroic figures, all with the human desire for idealization in common, are the focus of this study — from Oedipus and King Arthur to heroes of the Trojan War and Robin Hood.
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Lord Raglan25 Jan 2014$12.95

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The Secret Life of Salvador Dal by Salvador Dali
The Secret Life of Salvador Dal

This startling early autobiography takes Dal through his late 30s and "communicates the...total picture of himself (Dal) sets out to portray" — Books. Superbly illustrated with over 80 photographs and scores of drawings.
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Salvador Dali25 Jan 2014$15.95

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Food for Africa: The Life and Work of a Scientist in GM Crops by Jennifer Thomson
Food for Africa: The Life and Work of a Scientist in GM Crops

Tracing through anecdote and science the development of a hotly contended area of research, this account expounds the dawn of genetic engineering in the United States in 1974, through the early stages of its uptake in South Africa, to the current situation,

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Jennifer Thomson25 Jan 2014$20.99

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Nostradamus and His Prophecies by Edgar Leoni
Nostradamus and His Prophecies

Complete, definitive study: biography, historical background, and parallel texts in English and French of all the prophecies, most of the famous — and infamous — interpretations, and much more.
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Edgar Leoni25 Jan 2014$19.95

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The Indian Equator: Mark Twain's India Revisited by Ian Strathcarron
The Indian Equator: Mark Twain's India Revisited

In 1895 Mark Twain conducted a year-long around-the-world lecture tour that formed the basis for Following the Equator. A modern-day journalist recounts Twain's passage through India and offers his own intriguing observations of the same sites a century
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Ian Strathcarron25 Jan 2014$14.95

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White Sherpas by Patrick Cullinan
White Sherpas

Patrick Cullinan is the first member of the Australian Defence Force to climb Mount Everest. He achieved this as part of the 1988 Australian Bicentennial Everest Expedition. Patrick's journey to the summit of Everest start with his days as a cadet at Duntroon
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Patrick Cullinan25 Jan 2014$8.86

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