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Uncommon Valor, Common Virtue

By: Buell, Hal

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Berkley Trade: November 2007

Seller ID: 56015

ISBN: 0425215172

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A dramatic photo history of the battle of Iwo Jima and the iconic picture that captured America-DVD included On February 23, 1945, as the battle for the Japanese island stronghold of Iwo Jima raged below, Associated Press photographer Joe Rosenthal's camera captured six troops raising the Stars and Stripes on Mt. Suribachi. That photograph would go on to symbolize the Marines' valor and America's determination to win World War II. This is the story of the ten days Rosenthal spent on Iwo Jima-and how his Pulitzer-winning picture came to be. Containing over 120 combat photographs- inc... View more info

Brief Guide to Native American My

By: Spence, Lewis

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Robinson Publishing: January 0001

Seller ID: 62415

ISBN: 1780337876

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The Beach: A History of Virginia Beach, Virginia

By: Eighmey, Kathleen M.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Virginia Beach Public Library: January 1996

Seller ID: 62417

ISBN: 0965332500

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Why Not Me?: The Inside Story of the Making and Unmaking of the Franken Presidency

By: Al Franken

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Delta: March 2000

Seller ID: 46159

ISBN: 0385334540

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Updated with more on the real race in 2000 First came Theodore White's The Making of the President, 1960. Then All the President's Men. Now the searing chronicle that will forever change the way we view the man and the office... Why Not Me? ...chronicles the dramatic rise and dizzying fall of Al Franken, who would become the first Jewish president of the United States. Meet the president as a young man. Witness the Franken campaign in its infancy, as the candidate pledges "to walk the state of New Hampshire, diagonally and then from side to side." Go behind the scenes and meet Tea... View more info

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The Animal World of Albert Schweitzer: Jungle Insights into Reverence for Life

By: Albert Schweitzer, Charles Rhind Joy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ecco Press: October 1996

Seller ID: 41606

ISBN: 0880014709

Condition: Used - Good


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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

By: Alfred Lansing

Price: $7.48

Publisher: Basic Books: March 1999

Seller ID: 63748

ISBN: 078670621X

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Out of Egypt : A Memoir

By: ANDRE ACIMAN

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Berkley Pub Group: April 1996

Seller ID: 7097

ISBN: 1573225347

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Letters of a Nation

By: Andrew Carroll

Price: $8.48

Publisher: Broadway Books: January 1999

Seller ID: 26157

ISBN: 0767903315

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Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America

By: Barbara Ehrenreich

Price: $4.00

Publisher: N/A: June 2008

Seller ID: 60042

ISBN: 0805088385

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The bestselling, landmark work of undercover reportage, now updatedAcclaimed as an instant classic upon publication, "Nickel and Dimed" has sold more than 1.5 million copies and become a staple of classroom reading. Chosen for "one book" initiatives across the country, it has fueled nationwide campaigns for a living wage. Funny, poignant, and passionate, this revelatory firsthand account of life in low-wage America--the story of Barbara Ehrenreich's attempts to eke out a living while working as a waitress, hotel maid, house cleaner, nursing-home aide, and Wal-Mart associate--has become a... View more info

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Katharine Hepburn

By: Barbara Leaming

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Avon: May 1996

Seller ID: 46698

ISBN: 038072717X

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At last, the definitive biography of Katharine Hepburn -- the story she herself has never told. Hollywood has produced many stars, but no one compares to Katharine Hepburn. She is the last of the great ones; a celebrated actress, a brilliant personality, and original. In more than sixty years of public life, countless men have fallen in love with her, women have admired her, and yet only a handful have ever known the real Kate.For her New York Times best seller, Barbara Leaming discovered thousands of never-before-seen documents that finally illuminate the mystery of this enigmatic, fasc... View more info

The World of Brendan Behan

By: Brendan Behan

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Four Square: January 1965

Seller ID: 59829

ISBN: B0091X2UU0

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Eyewitness to Discovery First Person

By: Brian Fagan

Price: $3.06

Publisher: Oxford Univ Press: January 1753

Seller ID: 34614

ISBN: 0965057348

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The Songlines

By: Bruce Chatwin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: June 1988

Seller ID: 45393

ISBN: 0140094296

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Bruce Chatwin--author of In Patagonia--ventures into the desolate land of Outback Australia to learn the meaning of the Aborginals' ancient "Dreaming-tracks." Along these timeless paths, amongst the fortune hunters and redneck Australians, racist policemen and mysterious Aboriginal holy men, he discovers a wondrous vision of man's place in the world. View more info

Sports Hall of Shame

By: Bruce Nash, Allan Zullo

Price: $4.48

Publisher: Pocket Books: October 1987

Seller ID: 43548

ISBN: 0671633872

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Great Harry

By: Carolly Erickson

Price: $11.50

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: August 1997

Seller ID: 38501

ISBN: 0312168586

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St. Martin's Griffin is proud to reissue acclaimed biographer Carolly Erickson's lives of the Tudor monarchs. In this full-scale popular biography of Henry VIII, Carolly Erickson re-creates the extravagant life and times of one of history's most complex and fascinating men. Based on voluminous records of the period, the story of Henry's life covers his troubled youth, his triumphant early reign, and his agonizing old age. Against the lively backdrop of the Tudor world, with all its splendors and squalors, Carolly Erickson gives us an unforgettable and human portrait of Henry VIII. View more info

Extraordinary Popular Delusions: And the Madness of Crowds

By: Charles MacKay

Price: $3.48

Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux: December 1985

Seller ID: 41099

ISBN: 0374502765

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Days and Nights in Calcutta (A Ruminator Find)

By: Clark Blaise, Bharati Mukherjee

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ruminator Books: October 1995

Seller ID: 19976

ISBN: 1886913013

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In 1973, Clark Blaise and his Bengali wife, Bharati Mukherjee, decided to spend a year with her family in Calcutta. Clark came as a Westerner; Bharati, as an adult woman examining her life as it might have become had she followed the traditional course expected of her. They recount a modern passage to India with insight, humor and compassion. View more info

The Orange and the Green

By: CLIFFORD KING

Price: $3.00

Publisher: FOUR SQUARE: January 1967

Seller ID: 59812

ISBN: B001TAOPKG

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Epic : Stories of Survival from the Worlds Highest Peaks

By: CLINT WILLIS

Price: $8.98

Publisher: Pub Group West: November 1997

Seller ID: 55316

ISBN: 1560251549

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If I Never Get Back

By: Darryl Brock

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: April 1991

Seller ID: 63850

ISBN: 0345370554

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Place Apart: A brilliant travel writer explores the hearts and minds of Norther Ireland.

By: Dervla Murphy

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Penguin Books: June 1979

Seller ID: 59833

ISBN: 0140050302

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High Society: The Life of Grace Kelly

By: Donald Spoto

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Three Rivers Press: October 2010

Seller ID: 57538

ISBN: 0307395626

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Drawing on his unprecedented access to Grace Kelly, bestselling biographer Donald Spoto at last offers an intimate, honest, and authoritative portrait of one of Hollywood's legendary actresses. In just seven years-from 1950 through 1956-Grace Kelly embarked on a whirlwind career that included roles in eleven movies. From the principled Amy Fowler Kane in "High Noon" to the thrill-seeking Frances Stevens of "To Catch a Thief," Grace established herself as one of Hollywood's most talented actresses and iconic beauties. Her astonishing career lasted until her retirement at age twenty-six, when... View more info

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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

By: Doris Kearns Goodwin

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: September 2006

Seller ID: 45390

ISBN: 0743270754

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Winner of the Lincoln Prize This brilliant multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history. View more info

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Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West

By: Dorothy Wickenden

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Scribner: April 2012

Seller ID: 62448

ISBN: 1439176590

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In the summer of 1916, Dorothy Woodruff and Rosamond Underwood, bored by society luncheons, charity work, and the effete men who courted them, left their families in Auburn, New York, to teach school in the wilds of northwestern Colorado. They lived with a family of homesteaders in the Elkhead Mountains and rode to school on horseback, often in blinding blizzards. Their students walked or skied, in tattered clothes and shoes tied together with string. The young cattle rancher who had lured them west, Ferry Carpenter, had promised them the adventure of a lifetime. He hadn't let on that they wou... View more info

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Scorpion Down: Sunk by the Soviets, Buried by the Pentagon: The Untold Story of the USS Scorpion

By: Ed Offley

Price: $8.48

Publisher: Basic Books: March 2008

Seller ID: 55244

ISBN: 0465051863

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One Navy admiral called it "one of the greatest unsolved sea mysteries of our era." The U.S. Navy officially describes it an inexplicable accident. For decades, the real story of the disaster eluded journalists, historians, and the family members of the lost crew. But a small handful of Navy and government officials knew the truth: The sinking of the U.S.S. "Scorpion" on May 22, 1968, was an act of war. In "Scorpion Down," military reporter Ed Offley reveals that the true cause of the "Scorpion"'s sinking was buried by the U.S. government in an attempt to keep the Cold War from turning hot. Fo... View more info

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The Promise of the New South: Life after Reconstruction

By: Edward L. Ayers

Price: $9.48

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: November 1993

Seller ID: 38495

ISBN: 0195085485

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At a public picnic in the South in the 1890s, a young man paid five cents for his first chance to hear the revolutionary Edison talking machine. He eagerly listened as the soundman placed the needle down, only to find that through the tubes he held to his ears came the chilling sounds of a lynching. In this story, with its blend of new technology and old hatreds, genteel picnic and mob violence, Edward Ayers captures the history of the South in the years between Reconstruction and the turn of the century--a combination of progress and reaction that defined the contradictory promise of the New ... View more info

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The Most Beautiful Woman in the World: The Obsessions, Passions, and Courage of Elizabeth Taylor

By: Ellis Amburn

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harper: April 2011

Seller ID: 41369

ISBN: 0061014087

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Ellis Amburn's magnificent biography of the Academy Award(R)-winning actress and legendary beauty captures the unparalleled Elizabeth in all her tragedy and splendor--her tumultuous loves, her doomed affections, her shocking excesses, her courage, and her inimitable style. Filled with stunning revelations about the men in her life--Burton, Clift, Hilton, Dean, Fisher--it is a glorious celebration of the turbulent life of a brilliant star that none in Hollywood or heaven could ever outshine. View more info

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George Eliot, Voice of a Century: A Biography

By: Frederick R. Karl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: May 1990

Seller ID: 57574

ISBN: 0393315215

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Blood Diamonds

By: GREG CAMPBELL

Price: $7.98

Publisher: Perseus Books Group: February 2004

Seller ID: 46874

ISBN: 0813342201

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First discovered in 1930, the diamonds of Sierra Leone have funded one of the most savage rebel campaigns in modern history. These "blood diamonds" are smuggled out of West Africa and sold to legitimate diamond merchants in London, Antwerp, and New York, often with the complicity of the international diamond industry. Eventually, these very diamonds find their way into the rings and necklaces of brides and spouses the world over. "Blood Diamonds" is the gripping tale of how the diamond smuggling works, how the rebel war has effectively destroyed Sierra Leone and its people, and how the policie... View more info

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Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time

By: Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: January 2007

Seller ID: 54081

ISBN: 0143038257

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The astonishing, uplifting story of a real-life Indiana Jones and his humanitarian campaign to use education to combat terrorism in the Taliban's backyardAnyone who despairs of the individual's power to change lives has to read the story of Greg Mortenson, a homeless mountaineer who, following a 1993 climb of Pakistan's treacherous K2, was inspired by a chance encounter with impoverished mountain villagers and promised to build them a school. Over the next decade he built fifty-five schools--especially for girls--that offer a balanced education in one of the most isolated and dangerous ... View more info