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The Girl with Seven Names
By William Collins
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780007554836, isbn: 0007554834,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn extraordinary insight into life under one of the world’s most ruthless and secretive dictatorships – and the story of one woman’s terrifying struggle to avoid capture/repatriation and guide her family to freedom.As a child growing up in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee was one of millions trapped by a secretive and brutal communist regime. Her home on the border with China gave her some exposure to the world beyond the confines of the Hermit Kingdom and, as the famine

A Nickel and a Prayer (Regenerations)
By West Virginia University Press
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ean: 9781933202655, isbn: 1933202653,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Virtually unknown outside of her adopted hometown of Cleveland, Ohio, Jane Edna Hunter was one of the most influential African American social activists of the early-to-mid-twentieth century. In her autobiography A Nickel and a Prayer, Hunter presents an enlightening two-part narrative that recollects her formative years in the post-Civil War South and her activist years in Cleveland. First published in 1940, Hunter's autobiography recalls a childhood filled with the pleasures and pains of famil

Uses of African Antiquity in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries (Society and Politics in Africa)
By Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
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mpn: 29894499, ean: 9781433140846, isbn: 1433140845,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
African antiquity has been discerned both nullifyingly and constructively. Uses of African Antiquity in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries reveals how reading the past can be extended to understand sensitivities involving origins and how it imparts collective posture. The ancient historical imagery epitomized by writers and artists alike includes the distant past as well as an immediate past. Comparatively, representation of time long gone records transhistorical presence and civilizationa

Fortuny: His Life and Work
By Skira Rizzoli
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ean: 9780847848171, isbn: 0847848175,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
This comprehensive monograph captures the fashions, art, and fantasy of one of the world’s most original fashion designers. Mariano Fortuny is an exceptional figure in the history of art and design. Born in Spain and raised in Paris, he is most associated with Venice—he was often called the ''magician of Venice''—where he lived and worked at the legendary Palazzo Fortuny until his death in 1949. Fortuny excelled not only in fashion, but also as a painter, printmaker, photographer, textile

Celtic Childhood
By Brand: Ruminator Books
SKU: #QX-106-93-2841812
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sku: QX-106-93-2841812, ean: 9781886913431, isbn: 1886913439,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
The first book in a trilogy, A Celtic Childhood offers a collection of colorful characters and humorous memories spanning Watkins's boyhood years. Whether saving his elementary school Christmas pageant from utter disaster when a fire breaks out on stage, or dressing up as a gangster and causing havoc at a gala wedding affair, the roisterous young Liam never allowed for a dull moment. Here we see the origins of Watkins's literary and theatrical talents as he takes us to his family gatherings in L

Wanderings: Chaim Potok's History of the Jews
By Knopf
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mpn: new18-0419_2016-b0089088, ean: 9780394501109, isbn: 0394501101,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
A fascinating history of the Jews, told by a master novelist, here is Chaim Potok's fascinating, moving four thousand-year history. Recreating great historical events, exporing Jewish life in its infinite variety and in many eras and places, here is a unique work by a singular Jewish voice.Signed by author April 20, 1983.

Somebody's Someone
By Brand: Agate Bolden
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ean: 9781932841312, isbn: 1932841318,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
This remarkable memoir shines the light on the plight of children with no parent to wake them up with a gentle kiss, to send them off to school with a packed lunch, to read them a bedtime story as they fall off to sleep. These are nobody's children who, due to their circumstances, are rarely able to climb out of the shadows of society, instead left to fend for themselves in an inhospitable world. But while Somebody's Someone exposes the extreme trials these children endure, it is also a triumpha

Time Is Tight: My Life, Note by Note
By Little, Brown and Company
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ean: 9780316485609, isbn: 0316485608,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
The long-awaited memoir of Booker T. Jones, leader of the famed Stax Records house band, architect of the Memphis soul sound, and one of the most legendary figures in music. From Booker T. Jones's earliest years in segregated Memphis, music was the driving force in his life. While he worked paper routes and played gigs in local nightclubs to pay for lessons and support his family, Jones, on the side, was also recording sessions in what became the famous Stax Studios-all while still in high schoo

If I Live to Be 100: The Wisdom of Centenarians
By Welcome Books
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mpn: 44602132, ean: 9781599621357, isbn: 1599621355,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
More than fifty extraordinary Americans, who have all celebrated their one hundredth birthday, share a century of insights. Paul Mobley has taken his camera on the road once again, this time to photograph America’s oldest and wisest citizens. Mobley traveled to all fifty states to find these indomitable, extraordinary centenarians. In this inspiring collection of intimate and powerful portraits, direct quotes, and personal stories, we learn that wisdom is the reward for perseverance. The cente

The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double-Consciousness
By Harvard University Press
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ean: 9780674076068, isbn: 9780674076068,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Afrocentrism. Eurocentrism. Caribbean Studies. British Studies. To the forces of cultural nationalism hunkered down in their camps, this bold hook sounds a liberating call. There is, Paul Gilroy tells us, a culture that is not specifically African, American, Caribbean, or British, but all of these at once, a black Atlantic culture whose themes and techniques transcend ethnicity and nationality to produce something new and, until now, unremarked. Challenging the practices and assumptions of cultu

The Pale-Faced Lie: A True Story
By Sandra Jonas Publishing House
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ean: 9780997487176, isbn: 0997487178,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
A violent ex-con forces his son to commit crimes in this unforgettable memoir about family and survival''Cinematically gripping.''--Kirkus ReviewsGrowing up on the Navajo Indian Reservation, David Crow and his siblings idolized their dad. Tall, strong, smart, and brave, the self-taught Cherokee regaled his family with stories of his World War II feats. But as time passed, David discovered the other side of Thurston Crow, the ex-con with his own code of ethics that justified cruelty, violence, li

Marella Agnelli: The Last Swan
By imusti
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mpn: 9780847843213, ean: 9780847843213, isbn: 0847843211,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
The exclusive world of one of the twentieth century’s most glamorous and alluring women, as seen through her private homes and gardens. Nicknamed ''The Swan'' by Richard Avedon when he photographed her iconic portrait in 1953, Marella Agnelli is not only one of the great beauties of the last century, but also the most elegant and cultured of that exclusive club. Born the Neapolitan princess Marella Caracciolo di Castagneto, she became Marella Agnelli with her marriage to Gianni Agnelli, the Fi

The Cancer Journals: Special Edition
By Brand: Aunt Lute Books
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ean: 9781879960732, isbn: 1879960737,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. African American Studies. LGBT Studies. Moving between journal entry, memoir, and exposition, Audre Lorde fuses the personal and political as she reflects on her experience coping with breast cancer and a radical mastectomy. Includes photos and tributes to Lorde written after her death in 1992.''Grief, terror, courage, the passion for survival and for more than survival, are here in the searchings of a great poet.''—Adrienne Rich''This book teaches me that with one

Maturing With Mangoes
By Independently published
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ean: 9781687324504, isbn: 1687324506,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
This is a book of authoritative knowledge on the care and cultivation of mangoes. Written by an expert in the field, Walter Zill. This book provides a glimpse of a pioneering family in the cultivation of mangoes in Palm Beach County, Florida for the past 100 years. Intimately wrapped into the story is the author's love of his Christian faith, love of God and the mangoes he knows so well.

African American Faces of the Civil War: An Album
By Johns Hopkins University Press
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ean: 9781421406251, isbn: 9781421406251,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
A renowned collector of Civil War photographs and a prodigious researcher, Ronald S. Coddington combines compelling archival images with biographical stories that reveal the human side of the war. This third volume in his series on Civil War soldiers contains previously unpublished photographs of African American Civil War participants―many of whom fought to secure their freedom. During the Civil War, 200,000 African American men enlisted in the Union army or navy. Some of them were free men a

The PowerScore LSAT Logic Games Bible
By Brand: PowerScore Publishing
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ean: 9780980178203, isbn: 0980178207,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
The PowerScore LSAT Logic Games Bible™ is the most comprehensive book available for the Logic Games section of the LSAT. This best-selling book will provide you with an advanced system for attacking any game that you may encounter on the LSAT. The concepts presented in the Logic Games Bible are representative of the techniques covered in PowerScore’s live courses and have consistently been proven effective for thousands of students. The PowerScore Logic Games Bible features and explains a de

The African Experience
By Brand: Pearson
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ean: 9780205851713, isbn: 0205851711,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
Updated in its 4th edition, The African Experience is the only interdisciplinary survey to examine this region of the world from geographic, linguistic, social, historical, and political perspectives. Drawing on research from all of the social sciences, this text captures Africa in its complex totality. The African Experience helps readers develop a comprehensive and critical understanding of Africa, one that allows them to grasp the region’s internal dynamics and its evolving place in the wor

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