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
A tale of revolt aboard a nineteenth-century slave ship and the story of the slaves' heroic leader, Madison Washington.
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
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
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
, over 460 b/w photographs, 30 maps, 9" x 12"
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Theodore Roosevelt's letters are now accessible in this single-volume compendium of the most revealing of the former president's correspondence.