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Bird's Diary
By Brand: Castle Communications
SKU: #1004-WS1201-A02014-1860741320
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sku: 1004-WS1201-A02014-1860741320, ean: 9781860741326, isbn: 1860741320,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
This month-by-month chronology offers fascinating insight into the life of this most charismatic of jazz musicians.Used Book in Good Condition.


Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes
By Little, Brown and Company
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ean: 9780316082679, isbn: 0316082678,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
The ultimate anthology of anecdotes, now revised with over 700 new entries - a must-have reference for every personal library. From Hank Aaron to King Zog, Mao Tse-Tung to Madonna, Bartlett's Book of Anecdotes features more than 2,000 people from around the world, past and present, in all fields. These short anecdotes provide remarkable insight into the human character. Ranging from the humorous to the tearful, they span classical history, recent politics, modern science and the arts. Bartlett's


Some Virginia Families: Being Genealogies of the Kinney, Stribling, Trout, McIlhany, Milton, Rogers Tate, Snickers, Taylor, McCormick, and Oth
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781596411036, isbn: 1596411031,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
The facts contained in this work were collected over a period of eight years largely because of the author's desire to acquire knowledge of his more immediate relatives. The fruits of his efforts not only resulted in facts concerning his immediate family, but also provided extensive information on the allied Virginia families named in the title of this volume. The order in which the families are arranged in the book was determined solely by the order in which they were completed, with cross refe


The Great Thoughts, From Abelard to Zola, from Ancient Greece to Contemporary America, the Ideas that have Shaped the History of the World
By Ballantine Books
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ean: 9780345404282, isbn: 0345404289,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Upon its publication, George Seldes's The Great Thoughts instantly took its place as a classic--a treasure house of the seminal ideas that have shaped the intellectual history of the world down through the ages.  Seldes, a pivotal figure in the history of American journalism and a tireless researcher, spent the better part of his extraordinary lifetime compiling the thoughts that rule the world, casting his net widely and wisely through the essential works of philosophy, poetry, psychology, ec


Butler's Lives of the Saints (4 Volume Set)
By Christian Classics
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ean: 9780870611377, isbn: 0870611372,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
First written in the mid-eighteenth century, Butler's Lives of the Saints, now available in a four-volume set was revised in 1956 to include 2,565 saints compared to the original 1,486. Carefully edited Herbert J. Thurston, S.J., and Donald Attwater to retain the charms of Butler's original prose style, this work of devotion and scholarship offers truths central to Christianity and underlying themes of Christian love.


William McKinley and His America: Second Edition
By Brand: Kent State Univ Pr
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mpn: 20 illustrations, ean: 9780873387651, isbn: 9780873387651,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
When George W. Bush won the White House, he was the first incumbent Republican governor elected president since William McKinley in 1896.William McKinley was the last of the Civil War veterans to reach the White House. Known widely as the Major, in honor of his military rank, he rose through Congress to head the crucial Ways and Means Committee where, in the early 1890s, he passed a strong and popular tariff bill.That success caught the eye of Marcus Hanna, a Cleveland industrialist with a passi


John Payne Collier: Scholarship and Forgery in the Nineteenth Century
By Yale University Press
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ean: 9780300096613, isbn: 0300096615,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
John Payne Collier (1789–1883), one of the most controversial figures in the history of literary scholarship, pursued a double career. A prolific and highly influential writer on the drama, poetry, and popular prose of Shakespeare’s age, Collier was at the same time the promulgator of a great body of forgeries and false evidence, seriously affecting the text and biography of Shakespeare and many others. This monumental two-volume work for the first time addresses the whole of Collier’s act


Calvin Coolidge
By Greenberg, David/ Schlesinger, Arthur Meier (EDT)
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mpn: 9780805069570, ean: 9780805069570, isbn: 9780805069570,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
The austere president who presided over the Roaring Twenties and whose conservatism masked an innovative approach to national leadershipHe was known as ''Silent Cal.'' Buttoned up and tight-lipped, Calvin Coolidge seemed out of place as the leader of a nation plunging headlong into the modern era. His six years in office were a time of flappers, speakeasies, and a stock market boom, but his focus was on cutting taxes, balancing the federal budget, and promoting corporate productivity. ''The chie


I Dream a World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America
By Brand: Stewart Tabori n Chang
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sku: 235920, ean: 9781556700637, isbn: 1556700636,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
Photographs and interviews create an indelible image of noteworthy black American women, among them Rosa Parks, Toni Morrison, and Barbara JordanUsed Book in Good Condition.


Britten (Illustrated Lives of the Great Composers)
By Brand: Omnibus Press
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ean: 9780711948129, isbn: 0711948127,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Composer, pianist, and conductor, Benjamin Britten was one of the most distinctive and original figures in 20th century music. His compositions range from the operas Billy Budd, Peter Grimes, and Death in Venice to film-scores such as W.H. Auden's Night Mail, to sacred songs like his much-loved A Ceremony of Carols to symphonies, suites, and The Young People's Guide to the Orchestra. Associated for many years with the eminent tenor Peter Pears, Britten was the principal creator of the Aldeburgh


Genealogy of the Leche - Lesch - Laiche Family in Louisiana From 1759 to 2010
By Outskirts Press
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781478755593, isbn: 1478755598,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
This genealogy begins with the arrival of the Antoine Leche and his wife Catherine von Hausen in Louisiana in 1759. It lists the family through ten generations to the modern day including nearly 4,000 family descendants. The project began with current family members building a family tree online. When my father, the author of this work, met the family at a Leche reunion in the late 1990s, he agreed to take the work already begun and research it into what you have here today. He worked on the res


The New York Times Book of the Dead: 320 Print and 10,000 Digital Obituaries of Extraordinary People
By Black Dog Leventhal
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mpn: 9780316395472, ean: 9780316395472, isbn: 0316395471,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
The obituary page of The New York Times is a celebration of extraordinary lives. This groundbreaking package includes 300 obits in the book with exclusive online access to 10,000 more of the most important and fascinating obituaries the Times has ever published. The obituary page is the section many readers first turn to not only see who died, but to read some of the most inspiring, insightful, often funny, and elegantly written stories celebrating the lives of the men and women who have influen


The Story of a Lifetime: A Keepsake of Personal Memoirs (Green)
By Triangel
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780970062697, isbn: 0970062699,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
IF TEMPORARILY OUT-OF-STOCK, CONSIDER ORDERING ISBN 0970062680 CONTAINING EXACT SAME TEXT PAGES IN MATTE FINISH COVER WITH GLOSSY JACKET. This Family Channel Seal of Quality-winning gift says to someone whose story you want to know: ''Your life is important to me. I value who you are. Please tell me more.'' It invites your mother or father, a grandparent, favorite aunt or uncle, or special friend to share memories, facts, perspectives, beliefs, knowledge, and wisdom gained from a lifetime of exp


The James Herriot Collection: All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, and All Things Wise and Wonderful
By Brand: Macmillan Audio
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mpn: 9781427200266, ean: 9781427200266, isbn: 9781427200266,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
James Herriot illuminated the rich and rewarding day-to-day life of a small-town veterinarian, taking hundreds of thousands of listeners on a journey with him across the dales. He introduces a cast of truly unforgettable characters: humans, dogs, horses, lambs―even parakeets―all of them revealed with the same infinite fascination, affection and insight that made James Herriot one of the most beloved authors of our time. The stories are made all the more special by the world-renowned ''voice'


Artists of Colonial America (Artists of an Era)
By Greenwood
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ean: 9780313320231, isbn: 0313320233,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
During the Colonial era, artists began to create an American identity in the art world. The drawings of explorer John White; the maps of John Foster, American's first printmaker; the silverwork of the famous patriot Paul Revere; the creations of America's first professional woman artist, Henrietta Johnston; and the portraits of John Singleton Copley all helped create a distinct culture in the young colonies. This volume presents narrative chapters on the lives of ten pioneers in Colonial America


Hollywood Revisited: A Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration
By St Martins Pr
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ean: 9780312388447, isbn: 0312388446,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
The renowned gossip columnist offers a candid, personal look at Hollywood, past and present--its personalities, studios, and films--and presents an intimate retrospective of her own career and her life under the glittering lights of Hollywood's Golden AgeRead about some of the small but personal insights of the stars' lives..


Colonels in Blue--Missouri and the Western States and Territories: A Civil War Biographical Dictionary
By McFarland
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ean: 9781476675893, isbn: 1476675899,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
This biographical dictionary catalogs the Union army colonels who commanded regiments from Missouri and the western States and Territories during the Civil War. The seventh volume in a series documenting Union army colonels, this book details the lives of officers who did not advance beyond that rank. Included for each colonel are brief biographical excerpts and any available photographs, many of them published for the first time.


The Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492, 30th Anniversary Edition
By Praeger
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mpn: illustrations, biographies, indexes, ean: 9780275980924, isbn: 0275980928,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Thirty years ago, Alfred Crosby published a small work that illuminated a simple point, that the most important changes brought on by the voyages of Columbus were not social or political, but biological in nature. The book told the story of how 1492 sparked the movement of organisms, both large and small, in both directions across the Atlantic. This Columbian exchange, between the Old World and the New, changed the history of our planet drastically and forever.The book The Columbian Exchange cha


Shadows on the Koyukuk: An Alaskan Native's Life Along the River
By Brand: Alaska Northwest Books
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ean: 9780882404271, isbn: 088240427X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
In his dramatic autobiography, Alaskan elder Sidney Huntington, half-white, half-Athabascan, recounts his adventures, tragedies, and ultimate success.Athabaskan history. Athapaskan. Interior Alaska.



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