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Philosophers and Religious Leaders: An Encyclopedia of People Who Changed the World (Lives and Legacies Series)
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Philosophers and Religious Leaders: An Encyclopedia of People Who Changed the World (Lives and Legacies Series)

How did Elijah Muhammad's establishment of the Nation of Islam affect the civil rights movement in the United States? Philosophers and Religious Leaders answers that question and others as it presents 200

Oryx Press - 9781573561525

They Were So Young: Montrealers Remember WWII (Dossier Quebec Series)
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They Were So Young: Montrealers Remember WWII (Dossier Quebec Series)

After visiting her cousin's grave in the Canadian military cemetery at Bretteville-sur-Laize in Normandy, Patricia Burns returned to Montreal with a determination to record the stories of veterans of World War II.

Vehicule Press - 9781550651676

Names You Never Remember, With Faces You Never Forget
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Names You Never Remember, With Faces You Never Forget

Names. compiles ten years' worth of interviews with as many character actors. These are the supporting players who have made generations of moviegoers blurt out "I know that actor- Who is that?

Bearmanor Media - 9781593930417

The Girl from Purple Mountain
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The Girl from Purple Mountain

A family memoir set against the shifting tides of twentieth-century China, The Girl from Purple Mountain begins with a mystery: the Chai family matriarch, Ruth Mei-en Tsao Chai, dies unexpectedly and her

St. Martin's Griffin - 9780312302702

Il Gigante: Michelangelo, Florence, and the David 1492-1504
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Il Gigante: Michelangelo, Florence, and the David 1492-1504

At the turn of the 16th century, Italy was a turbulent territory made up of independent states, each at war with or intriguing against its neighbor. There were the proud, cultivated, and

St. Martin's Griffin - 9780312314439

To Love This Life, Quotations by Helen Keller
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To Love This Life, Quotations by Helen Keller

To Love This Life is a beautiful and moving souvenir of one of the world's most admired women. This memorable collection of quotations from Helen Keller brings words of wisdom, courage, and

Afb Press - 9780891283478

Asquith (British Prime Ministers of the 20th Century) (British Prime Ministers of the 20th Century)
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Asquith (British Prime Ministers of the 20th Century) (British Prime Ministers of the 20th Century)

Herbert Asquith was a Liberal politician and prime minister from1908-1916. Asquith's administration laid the foundation of Britain's welfare state, but he was plunged into a major power struggle with the House of

Haus Publishers Ltd. - 9781904950578

Stumbling Upon My Purpose: A True Encouragement Story About Finding Your Life Purpose, Fresh Ways of parenting children with aut
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Stumbling Upon My Purpose: A True Encouragement Story About Finding Your Life Purpose, Fresh Ways of parenting children with aut

In this Encouragement story, a man learns that his son has been born with hemophilia and autism. The stress of the situation catapults the father into single parenthood and he is forced

Masterpiecefactory Inc, - 9781897347034

My Life and Work (The Autobiography of Henry Ford)
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My Life and Work (The Autobiography of Henry Ford)

"My Life and Work" is the autobiography of Henry Ford. Written in conjunction with Samuel Crowther, "My Life and Work" chronicles the rise and success of one of the greatest American entrepreneurs

Digireads.com - 9781420928198

Beware of Cat: And Other Encounters of a Letter Carrier
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Beware of Cat: And Other Encounters of a Letter Carrier

One sunny day on his postal route, Vincent Wyckoff crosses the path of an elderly gentleman whistling for his lost parakeet. The old man is upset, and Wyckoff moves down the block

Borealis Books - 9780873515825

The Civil Rights Movement (Monumental Milestones: Great Events of Modern Times)
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The Civil Rights Movement (Monumental Milestones: Great Events of Modern Times)

When Rosa Parks decided not to get out of her bus seat in 1955, African Americans across the United States were treated like second-class citizens. Sometimes they were not even considered citizens.

Mitchell Lane Publishers - 9781584154013

Jeannette Rankin, America's Conscience
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Jeannette Rankin, America's Conscience

Social worker, suffragist, first woman elected to the United States Congress, and a lifelong peace activist, Jeannette Rankin is often remembered as the woman who voted "No" to United States involvement in

Montana Historical Society Press - 9780917298790

A Midshipman's War: A Young Man in the Mediterranean Naval War 1941-1943
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A Midshipman's War: A Young Man in the Mediterranean Naval War 1941-1943

"Frank Wade was born in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada in October 1921. He was sent to England to train for the navy in the schoolship HMS Conway in Liverpool and the Dartmouth (Devon)

Trafford Publishing - 9781412070690

Mothers Who Cry in the Night: The Ultimate Gift of Love
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Mothers Who Cry in the Night: The Ultimate Gift of Love

In 1997, Rev. Dr. Betsie H. Poinsett experienced something no parent should have to - the death of her only child, her 21-year-old "Indigo" son, Bennett. Throughout his short life he seemed

Booksurge Publishing - 9781594576300

Cats of Any Color: Jazz, Black and White
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Cats of Any Color: Jazz, Black and White

It was none other than Louis Armstrong who said, "These people who make the restrictions, they don't know nothing about music. It's no crime for cats of any color to get together

Da Capo - 9780306809507

Skating on the Edge: A Memoir and Journey through a Metamorphosis of the CIA
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Skating on the Edge: A Memoir and Journey through a Metamorphosis of the CIA

The memoir of a German-born immigrant, his early schooling in the UK, and his recruitment by a CIA feverishly gearing up to meet the new Soviet threat. . The book provides a

Booksurge Publishing - 9781419649028

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