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The Guin Saga Book 1: The Leopard Mask

The Guin Saga Book ...

The Guin Saga is epic heroic fantasy in the smae vein as Robert E. Howard's Conan, the Barbarian. More than a hundred books strong and growing, the saga has sold more than twenty-five million copies in Japan. Vertical will publish the first five installments that comprise "The Marches Episode" arc. In a single day and night of fierce fighting, the ...

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Ralph Lauren

Ralph Lauren

Examines the life and career of American fashion designer and businessman Ralph Lauren.

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Fish for All: An Oral History of Multiple Claims and Divided Sentiments on Lake Michigan

Fish for All: An ...

The contentious claims of groups seeking to use Lake Michigan's fisheries resources were at the center of modern America's emerging environmental politics in the middle of the twentieth century. Inheriting the environmental abuse, political oversights, and cultural inclinations of an earlier era, Lake Michigan's later twentieth century fisheries stakeholders found themselves relentlessly divided by a series of disputes arising from ...

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Eisenhower's Atoms for Peace

Eisenhower's Atoms for Peace

On July 16, 1945, the United States set off the world's first atomic explosion.In his "Atoms for Peace" speech of 1953, President Dwight D. Eisenhower captured the tensions -- and the ironies -- of the atomic age. While nuclear devastation threatened all nations, Eisenhower believed only nuclear preparedness offered protection, while nuclear weapons loomed as the ultimate war cloud, nuclear ...

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The Last Crusaders

The Last Crusaders

Elaine "The Mink" LaCroix had just cat-burglared into a temple in Japan and reaches for the Eye of Buddha - a blazing green emerald as big as a man's fist - when she slumps to the ground. A white bony hand strips the glowing silver ring from her finger. Half a world away, Merlin opens his eyes and whispers, "It ...

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These Dreams

These Dreams

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU HAD ONLY A YEAR TO LIVE? When a stranger poses this question in a supermarket checkout line, Cricket Thompson is jolted out of her everyday life to face a startling revelation: She has a loving husband and two wonderful teenage daughters and feels profoundly and utterly alone. The tides of change are slowly pulling ...

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Faucet of Tears

Faucet of Tears

World War II--a time many changes took place. Not only for the men drafted into service, but also for the women left behind to now shoulder responsibilities, and the consequences of foolish decisions.

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A Secret History of Consciousness

A Secret History of ...

An exciting contemporary thinker considers what consciousness is like and how it can be achieved. Traces the development of consciousness from the late nineteenth century onwards, including Ouspensky, Steiner, Bergson and Barfield.

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Falling Angels

Falling Angels

Time" magazine crowned "Girl with a Pearl Earring" "a portrait of radiance . . . a jewel." In her "New York Times" bestselling follow-up, Chevalier once again paints a distant age with a rich and provocative palette of characters. Told through a variety of shifting perspectives "Falling Angels" follows the fortunes of two families in the emerging years of the ...

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Listening to the Page

Listening to the Page

When he sold his first short story to The New Yorker in 1979, Alan Cheuse was hardly new to the literary world. He had studied at Rutgers under John Ciardi, worked at the Breadloaf Writing Workshops with Robert Frost and Ralph Ellison, written hundreds of reviews for Kirkus Reviews, and taught alongside John Gardner and Bernard Malamud at Bennington College ...

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African Renaissance

African Renaissance

Cheru attempts to shed new light on the topic of economic development in Africa, looking at the practical lessons to be learned from both mistakes made and the initiatives which have born positive fruit.

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Nature Unfolds the Rocky Mountains and Deserts

Nature Unfolds the Rocky ...

The foldouts enable children to easily access information about rain-forest regions and get a clear sense of interdependence among species... The Tropical Rainforest truly captures the attention and imagination of the reader and can be used anywhere within a unit of study about the rain-forest or biomes in general.

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The Whitefoord Papers: Being the Correspondence and Other Manuscripts of Colonel Charles Whitefoord and Caleb Whiteford, from 1739 to 1810

The Whitefoord Papers: Being ...

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into ...

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