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Don't You Know It's Rude to Stare
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Don't You Know It's Rude to Stare

One family's struggle for the past twenty-six years with Neurofibromatosis, and how we have coped with it. Especially how we have dealt with and come to terms with it. Especially how we

Not Avail - 9781412012553

The Creole Mutiny: A Tale of Revolt Aboard a Slave Ship
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The Creole Mutiny: A Tale of Revolt Aboard a Slave Ship

A tale of revolt aboard a nineteenth-century slave ship and the story of the slaves' heroic leader, Madison Washington.

Ivan R. Dee, Publisher - 9781566635509

Cambridge in the 1830s: The Letters of Alexander Chisholm Gooden, 1831-1841 (History of the University of Cambridge)
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Cambridge in the 1830s: The Letters of Alexander Chisholm Gooden, 1831-1841 (History of the University of Cambridge)

The writer and recipient of these engaging letters, Alexander Chisholm Gooden (born 1817), went up to Trinity College, Cambridge in 1836, having previously been educated at the University of London. A glittering

Boydell Press - 9781843830108

Window on Congress: A Congressional Biography of Barber Conable
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Window on Congress: A Congressional Biography of Barber Conable

Barber B. Conable Jr. served as a Republican congressman from western New York from 1965 to 1985. He is recognized as one of the most respected members of the House of Representatives

University Of Rochester Press - 9781580461283

Happy Jack's Go Buggy: A Fighter Pilot's Story (Schiffer Military/Aviation History)
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Happy Jack's Go Buggy: A Fighter Pilot's Story (Schiffer Military/Aviation History)

This autobiography was originally written in 1946 by eight-victory WWII Fighter Ace, Jack Ilfrey. This new edition has been expanded with many new photographs (many never before published), a special color photo

Schiffer Publishing - 9780764306648

Adventures of a Suburban Boy
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Adventures of a Suburban Boy

John Boorman came of age as a filmmaker in the 1960s--the golden age of world cinema. Then as now, his celebrated films embrace the spirit of the era: challenging authority, questioning accepted

Faber & Faber - 9780571216956

The Story of Mary Maclane
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The Story of Mary Maclane

Mary MacLane became an overnight sensation when she published this book in 1902. She was 19 years old and lived in the rough-and-tumble, masculine mining town of Butte, Montana. This book is

Riverbend Publishing - 9781931832199

Contemplation and Action: The Spiritual Autobiography of a Muslim Scholar: Nasir al-Din Tusi (In Association With the Institute
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Contemplation and Action: The Spiritual Autobiography of a Muslim Scholar: Nasir al-Din Tusi (In Association With the Institute

Nasir al-Din Tusi, the renowned Shi'i scholar of the 13th century, produced a wide range of writings in different fields of learning under Ismaili patronage and later under the Mongols. His work

I. B. Tauris - 9781860645235

The Erotomaniac
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The Erotomaniac

The life and times of a Victorian gentleman of irrepressible curiosity-and shockingly repressed desire. Henry Spencer Ashbee (1834-1900) was a prosperous and respectable Victorian gentleman, a family man who counted among his

Faber And Faber - 9780571209040

Winning Without the Spin: A True Hero in American Politics
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Winning Without the Spin: A True Hero in American Politics

Winning Without the Spin: A True Hero in American Politics is the story of how Walter Capps made it to Congress. A long-time religious studies professor with no political experience, Capps shocked

Kroshka Books - 9781560727057

Orlan: Millennial Female (Dress, Body, Culture)
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Orlan: Millennial Female (Dress, Body, Culture)

The French performance artist Orlan has acquired both fame and infamy for her performances. A multimedia artist since the 1960s, she embarked at the beginning of the 1990s on a project of

Berg Publishers - 9781859733394

Bialystok to Birkenau: The Holocaust Journey of Michel Mielnicki
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Bialystok to Birkenau: The Holocaust Journey of Michel Mielnicki

A Holocaust memoir by Michel Mielnicki, who survived the camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau, Buna, Mittelbau-Dora and Belsen. Mielnicki takes us from the pleasures and charms of pre-war Polish Jewry (now entirely lost) into

Ronsdale Press - 9780921870777

The Selected Letters of Theodore Roosevelt
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The Selected Letters of Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt's letters are now accessible in this single-volume compendium of the most revealing of the former president's correspondence.

Cooper Square Press - 9780815411260

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