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Conversations with Isaiah Berlin: Recollections of an Historian of Ideas

About the Author RAMIN JAHANBEGLOO Born 1956, Iran. Currently lectures in Political Philosophy and Comparative Politics at the University of Toronto. ISAIAH BERLIN Born 1909, Lithuania. In 1916 h [...]

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The Maybelline Prince

Review Dann? King is one of the most dashing, dramatic and accomplished gentlemen I have met in my career as a Hollywood Reporter. In this book, he shows his impeccable taste and eye for detail; [...]

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The Bohemians: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature

From Booklist ?California was always crawling with scribblers,? Tarnoff remarks, while San Francisco, a promising metropolis far from the horrors of the Civil War, engendered a ?thriving publishi [...]

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Shadows of a Vietnam Veteran : Silent Victims

About the Author Alicia J. Boyd was born in the state of Virginia, but her family moved to North Carolina when she was still a young child. At the time of her graduation, she married her high sch [...]

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Have You Forgotten Yet?: The First World War Memoirs of C P Blacker MC, GM

About the Author Both the author and his son, who has edited this work have shared curiously similar lives. Both were educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford; both pursued medical careers; b [...]

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - An American Slave: The true story of an American Slave

About the Author Chattel slavery, also called traditional slavery, is so named because people are treated as the chattel (personal property) of an owner and are bought and sold as if they were co [...]

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Caring for Victor: A U.S. Army Nurse and Saddam Hussein

About the Author Robert Ellis is a retired master sergeant in the Army Reserves. Marianna Riley is a former reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Read more [...]

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Boots and Saddles: Military Leaders of the American West

The Indian Wars of the American West were fought over a period of more than three decades across a landscape that spanned more than half of the land mass of the lower continental United States. The leaders of the small a [...]

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Swedes at War: Willing Warriors of a Neutral Nation, 1914-1945

Review 'A well-documented and very vivid account of Swedes at war during the previous century.' --Journal of Military History, Sweden'Fascinating, at times moving, even shocking.' --L?nstidningen [...]

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Conversations with a Masked Man: My Father, the CIA, and Me

Review ?We grow up under the spell and influence of our parents, but we know so little of who they are, beyond their role as our parents. We all wonder, but most of us never ask. Conversations wi [...]

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A Measure of Endurance: The Unlikely Triumph of Steven Sharp

From Publishers Weekly This is a well-paced, vibrant chronicle of the trials, both physical and legal, endured by Steven Sharp, a farm boy from rural Oregon who, at the age of 17, lost both of hi [...]

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Alaska's Women Pilots

About the Author Jenifer Fratzke flew as a commercial, corporate, and recreational pilot in Alaska for nearly two decades. Presently she resides in Montana and is working on a collection of short [...]

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Ghostbread

Review Exquisite in its details and insights, Ghostbread shows us the invisible undersides of poverty. Sonja Livingston renders this so solidly that we come to understand the roots of despair, an [...]

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Tiny Cracker Zoo: Stories from a Bent Boyhood in Pennsyltucky

About the Author Despite strategically enduring the first 18 years of life within the numbingly blissful cocoon of Pennsyltucky, I saddled up for another four years of insulated comfort in the in [...]

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Good Morning, Merry Sunshine: A Father's Journal of His Child's First Year

Good Morning, Merry Sunshine: A Father's Journal of His Child's First Year [May 01, 1984] Greene, Bob Read more [...]

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Brothers in Blood

Hardbound book. True account of the Georgia Massacre that occurred in 1973. Three escapees from a Baltimore prison brutally murder 6 people in a mobile home. Read more [...]

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Kauai Stories 2 (Volume 2)

Capture the spirit & adventure of Kauai in this collection of 50 new personal stories about life on the Garden Island. Dance the Hula with teenage girls who were born to share this beautiful Hawaiian cultural tradit [...]

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Quotable Elizabeth Warren

About the Author Tony Lyons is a book publisher and the parent of two girls, including one with autism, and is also the author of 1,001 Tips for the Parents of Autistic Girls. He lives in New Yor [...]

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Canadian Maverick: The Life and Times of Ivan C. Rand (Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History)

About the Author William Kaplan is a Toronto lawyer and legal historian. Read more [...]

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Aetius: Attila's Nemesis

About the Author Ian Hughes is the author of Belisarius: The Last Roman General (Pen & Sword, 2009) and Stilicho: The Vandal Who Saved Rome (Pen & Sword, 2010). Adrian Goldsworthy said his first [...]

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Latin American Heroes: Liberators and Patriots from 1500 to the Present

Review 'An interesting one-stop source for beginning students in Latin American history.'Reference Books Bulletin Read more From the Inside Flap [...]

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Japan's Past, Japan's Future: One Historian's Odyssey

Review Out of one man's frailty of health and youthful failure to resist aggressive war came a lifetime of courageous protest against the power of the state to control freedom of thought in postw [...]

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At the Edge of Empire: The Life of Thomas Blake Glover. Michael Gardiner

About the Author Born in Scotland in 1970, Michael Gardiner studied at the universities of Oxford, Goldsmiths, St Andrews, and Tokyo. He is currently visiting fellow at Aberdeen University. His p [...]

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Beyond the March of Death: Memoir of a Soldier's Journey from Bataan to Nagasaki

About the Author After the war, Myrrl W. McBride, Sr., secured a graduate education at Sul Ross College and the University of Texas. He was an educator at St. Joseph's College and in the public s [...]

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Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd, Russia, 1917 - A World on the Edge

Review 'Illuminating . . . Rappaport has collected a wonderful array of observations . . . delightful and enlightening.' ? The London Times on Caught in the Revolution'A gripping, vivid, deeply r [...]

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The King's Revenge: Charles II and the Greatest Manhunt in British History

Review ?A bloody history of treachery and retribution told with zest. An absorbing narrative that shifts the focus from monarchs to rebels.? (Kirkus Reviews)?A thoroughly entertaining account of [...]

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Henry Martyn: Pioneer Missionary to India and Islam

Henry Martyn was born in Cornwall in 1781. Following a brilliant academic career at Cambridge University, he was ordained in 1803 as curate to Charles Simeon. He was not accepted by the Church Missionary Society and more [...]

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Reflections on Sierra Leone by a Former Senior Police Officer: The History of the Waning of a Once Progressive West African Country

Sierra Leone is historically unique. A small part of the territory which was mainly Freetown (which was to become the capital of the whole country) and surrounding areas was acquired by the British in the late eighteenth [...]

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