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The Loss of the Wager - The Narratives of John Bulkeley and the Hon. John Byron

The Loss of the ...

The Loss of the Wager is an eighteenth century melodrama set in a ferociously inhospitable climate on one of the world's most remote and dangerous coastlines.

30,90 CHF

Fresh Ink

Fresh Ink

By offering an inside look at what is arguably the most successful newspaper in the country, this book makes an important contribution to the history of journalism. It answers such questions as: How do stories get selected for the front page? How does a newspaper balance the needs of its readers with those of its advertisers? How do the people ...

35,90 CHF

Make Way for Sam Houston

Make Way for Sam ...

Colorful Sam Houston leaps to life in the pages of this fresh and funny biography, set against the story of Texas?s fight for independence from Mexico.?Lively, readable, and solidly researched, this is the kind of biography every child needs.? ? Booklist, starred review?Jean Fritz has done it again.?Her writing turns this larger-than-life character into a very real person.?? School Library ...

8,50 CHF

Garden Party

Garden Party

A collection of witty, lucid and intriguing articles on gardens and gardening.

35,50 CHF

Birder's Guide to Texas

Birder's Guide to Texas

For Texas residents and visitors alike, this book is your best guide to the outstanding birding opportunities in the Lone Star State.

26,90 CHF

Gabriel's Eye

Gabriel's Eye

This intelligent new novel by well known author C.W. Smith examines the process by which a decent and well- meaning young woman makes a moral error with tragic consequences. Twenty-six year old Susan is the kind of teacher every student falls for, in one way or another. She's beautiful, kind, sympathetic - a pal. And she teaches art, where her ...

33,50 CHF

Why Don't You Get a Horse, Sam Adams?

Why Don't You Get ...

This lively biography, by Newbery Honor-winning author Jean Fritz, is a nice, personal look at a leader and his times.In early America, when all the men wore ruffled shirts and rode grandly on horseback, one man refused to follow suit. He was the rebel leader Sam Adams, a plainspoken gent who scorned ruffles, refused to ride a horse, and had ...

8,50 CHF

The One Year Praying Through the Bible

The One Year Praying ...

Just as the popular "One Year Bible" reinforces your habit of daily Bible reading, this new companion volume helps you focus your prayer life. Based on key verses from each day's reading in "The One Year Bible, " each devotion in "The One Year Book of Praying through the Bible" also offers a prayer and a relevant quote from a ...

20,90 CHF

What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin?

What's the Big Idea, ...

A fun historic tale by Newbery Honor-winning author, Jean Fritz!No matter how busy he was, Ben Franklin always found time to try out new ideas: a remote-control lock (so he could lock his door without getting out of bed), a rocking chair with a fan over it (to keep flies away), and a windmill (to turn his roast meat on ...

8,50 CHF

Notorious H.I.V

Notorious H.I.V

In the fall of 1997, public authorities in Chautauqua County, New York, were granted an exception to the state's HIV confidentiality law-and released Nushawn Williams's name and picture to the press, deeming him a "public health threat, " the source of a "near epidemic" of HIV transmission. Williams, who is HIV-positive, had had unprotected sex with several young women and ...

33,90 CHF

The Complete Guide to Real Estate Finance for Investment Properties

The Complete Guide to ...

The Complete Guide to Real Estate Finance for Investment Properties" covers every aspect of financial analysis as it applies to real estate. Written with novice investors in mind, it covers such topics as the three traditional valuation methodologies used to determine value, understanding finance concepts such as ROR and ROI, and cash flow analysis as it applies to income producing ...

46,90 CHF

Where Does It Happen

Where Does It Happen

A good movie, " John Cassavetes has remarked, "will ask you questions you don't already know the answers to." And in his films, Cassavetes is as good as his word. Taking up the radical question that Cassavetes' films consistently pose-specifically, where is the line between actor and character, fiction and reality, film and life?-George Kouvaros reveals the unique, and uniquely ...

26,90 CHF

Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?

Where Was Patrick Henry ...

Newbery Honor author Jean Fritz makes Patrick Henry's history come alive!Patrick Henry wasn't particularly well spoken. As a lawyer, he mumbled through some of his early cases. But when the issue was freedom, Patrick Henry was transformed into a natural orator. Jean Fritz makes history come alive as she chronicles the life of a man who moved a nation.

8,50 CHF

Gabriel's Fire

Gabriel's Fire

Aguilera's memoir of growing up on the South Side of Chicago is not just an account of race relations and street life in the inner city, but is also a poignant and compelling story of one man's formative years. 4 halftones.

28,50 CHF

End of an Era: New Orleans, 1850-1861

End of an Era: ...

The colorful tapestry of a city in its prime, yet Reinders presents a New Orleans devoid of many of the legends and myths that have surrounded it.

29,90 CHF