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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

Undercover Operator
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Undercover Operator

Memoirs of SOE agents have always been rare - so many were either killed in action or executed - and today they are almost unheard of. But Sydney Hudson's story, which he

Pen And Sword - 9780850529470

Motoring with Mohammed: Journeys to Yemen and the Red Sea
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Motoring with Mohammed: Journeys to Yemen and the Red Sea

In 1978 Eric Hansen found himself shipwrecked on a desert island in the Red Sea. When goat smugglers offered him safe passage to Yemen, he buried seven years' worth of travel journals

Vintage - 9780679738558

P. K. Page: Essays on Her Works (Writers Series 6)
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P. K. Page: Essays on Her Works (Writers Series 6)

In 2001, the International Year of the Poet, P.K. Page's "Planet Earth," based on lines by Pablo Neruda was sent into space by the United Nations. Poets, critics, and friends have contributed

Guernica Editions Inc. - 9781550711349

Once a Pickle
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Once a Pickle

Diagnosed as a "Chronic alcoholic without any hopes of recovery to any extent," Joe Y. not only survived, he dedicated his new life to helping others recover too. Once a Pickle is

Xlibris Corporation - 9780738868691

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

A Song Flung Up to Heaven
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A Song Flung Up to Heaven

It's been a long time coming, but A Song Flung Up to Heaven triumphantly completes the six volumes of autobiography that began nearly 30 years ago with Maya Angelou's astonishingly successful I

Random House - 9780375507472

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

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