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Black Kettle : The Cheyenne Chief Who Sought Peace but Found War
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Black Kettle : The Cheyenne Chief Who Sought Peace but Found War

The Compelling, Tragic Story of a Great Cheyenne Chief As white settlers poured into the west during the nineteenth century, many famous Indian chiefs fought to stop them, including Sitting Bull, Crazy

Wiley - 9780471445920

Peninsula of Lies: A True Story of Mysterious Birth and Taboo Love
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Peninsula of Lies: A True Story of Mysterious Birth and Taboo Love

It would take quite a story to live up to the melodramatic title of Edward Ball's Peninsula of Lies: A True Story of Mysterious Birth and Taboo Love. Fortunately for the reader,

Simon & Schuster - 9780743235617

To Keep the Ball Rolling
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To Keep the Ball Rolling

To earn the reputation of a literary giant within the generation of Waugh, Orwell, and Greene is no mean feat. To do so with the grace and genius that characterized Anthony Powell-whose

University Of Chicago Press - 9780226677217

The United States Army, A Historical Dictionary (Historical Dictionaries of War, Revolution, and Civil Unrest, No. 20)
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The United States Army, A Historical Dictionary (Historical Dictionaries of War, Revolution, and Civil Unrest, No. 20)

The volume profiles the leaders and the accomplishments of the U.S. Army from the beginning of its 226-year history to the present.

The Scarecrow Press, Inc. - 9780810843110

Daws Butler, Characters Actor
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Daws Butler, Characters Actor

His voice can be heard in countless classic animated cartoons, still seen on TV around the world daily. He was Yogi Bear, Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw, Baba Looey, Super Snooper, Blabbermouse,

Bearmanor Media - 9781593930158

Hole in the Sky: A Memoir
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Hole in the Sky: A Memoir

William Kittredge's stunning memoir is at once autobiography, a family chronicle, and a Westerner's settling of accounts with the land he grew up in. This is the story of a grandfather whose

Vintage - 9780679740063

Fermi Remembered
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Fermi Remembered

Nobel laureate and scientific luminary Enrico Fermi (1901-54) was a pioneering nuclear physicist whose contributions to the field were numerous, profound, and lasting. Best known for his involvement with the Manhattan Project

University Of Chicago Press - 9780226121116

The Courting of Marcus Dupree
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The Courting of Marcus Dupree

At the time of Marcus Dupree's birth, when Deep South racism was about to crest and shatter against the Civil Rights Movement, Willie Morris journeyed north in a circular transit peculiar to

University Press Of Mississippi - 9780878055852

We All Want to Change the World: The Life of John Lennon (H Books) (H Books)
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We All Want to Change the World: The Life of John Lennon (H Books) (H Books)

John Lennon (1940-80) was the founder of the most successful pop/rock group of all time, The Beatles. Convinced of his genius from an early age, he explored his own complex, witty personality

Haus Pub. - 9781904950370

Civil War Memories
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Civil War Memories

A collection of heroic, heartwarming and humorous true stories from the soldiers who fought in the Civil War.

Eagle Press - 9780964513327

Leo Strauss and the American Right
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Leo Strauss and the American Right

In 1980, Ronald Reagan was elected President of the United States for his first term, and the conservative revolution that was slowly developing in the United States finally emerged in full-throated roar.

Palgrave Macmillan - 9780312217839

Revenge of the Paste Eaters
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Revenge of the Paste Eaters

The author of "Fat Girls and Lawn Chairs" is back with a funny and poignant new collection of personal stories about growing up a misfit.

Warner Books - 9780446693738

Hoosier Honor: Bob Knight and Academic Success at Indiana University
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Hoosier Honor: Bob Knight and Academic Success at Indiana University

College student-athletes are often a study of failure--a failure in graduation, in setting priorities, in having dreams fulfilled. Over 65 percent of all college athletes might not graduate. Only a handful of

Praeger Publishers - 9780275934477

Advocate for American Enterprise: William Buck Dana and the Commercial and Financial Chronicle, 1865-1910 (Contributions in Econ
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Advocate for American Enterprise: William Buck Dana and the Commercial and Financial Chronicle, 1865-1910 (Contributions in Econ

In 1865, William Buck Dana, working a bold new departure in American journalism, established the nation's first business weekly, the Commercial and Financial Chronicle, in the country's commercial nerve center, New York

Greenwood Press - 9780313321023

Johann Sebastian: A Tercentenary Celebration (Contributions to the Study of Music and Dance)
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Johann Sebastian: A Tercentenary Celebration (Contributions to the Study of Music and Dance)

The genius of Johann Sebastian Bach transcends the boundaries of time, geography, and discipline. This collection of essays, the outgrowth of a conference held at Hofstra University, celebrates the tercentenary of the

Greenwood Press - 9780313274411

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