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A Change of Habit: The Autobiography of a Former Catholic Nun
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A Change of Habit: The Autobiography of a Former Catholic Nun

Joanne Howe, Lynn Paul Coffman

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Bear Man of Admiralty Island: A Biography of Allen E. Hasselborg
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Bear Man of Admiralty Island: A Biography of Allen E. Hasselborg

John Howe

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AC/DC: The World's Heaviest Rock
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AC/DC: The World’s Heaviest Rock

Martin Huxley

A biography of the heavy-metal band, AC/DC, which was formed in Australia in the early Seventies.

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Victoria and Albert
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Victoria and Albert

Richard Hough

An assessment of the marriage between Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, which looks at Victoria's unexpected and passionate demand to marry him and the effects his influence had on her opinions and conduct both during their...

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John Coltrane Plays Giant Steps: Tenor Saxophone
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John Coltrane Plays Giant Steps: Tenor Saxophone

John Coltrane, David Demsey

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Against All Odds: Shot Down Over Occupied Territory in WWII
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Against All Odds: Shot Down Over Occupied Territory in WWII

Frederick Dustin Worthen, Joseph J. Rosacker, Dusty Worthen

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The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter
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The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter

Nancy Redmayne Ross

This journal comprises the edited diaries of Canadian seafarer, Joseph Salter, arranged chronologically from 1839 through to 1899, chronicling the many voyages of his career.

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Stories from the Hearts of Two Grandmas
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Stories from the Hearts of Two Grandmas

Ibbie Ledford, Johnnie Countess

Bridging the generation gap, these stories convey the warmth and feeling associated with the best grandmothers. This collection brings together seventy-nine Southern stories from two Tennessee sisters. As they look back on their...

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My Mama Always Said: A Book of Southernisms
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My Mama Always Said: A Book of Southernisms

Marillyn Klam

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No te dejare hasta que seas perfecto
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No te dejare hasta que seas perfecto

Luis Palau, Grupo Nelson

Un estudio de la vida del discipulo mas controversial de Jesus: Pedro.

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Circle of Love Over Death
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Circle of Love Over Death

Mellibovsky, Matthew Proser, Maria Proser

Matilde Mellibovsky not only describes the personal anguish of the families over the torturee, deaths or disappearance of their children, but also shows how the women gave emotional support to each other and the way in which,...

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Memoirs of a Military Officer in the Services of Prussia, Russia and Great Britain
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Memoirs of a Military Officer in the Services of Prussia, Russia and Great Britain

P.H. Bruce

First Published in 1970. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Diccionario de Compositores Mexicanos de Msica de Concierto. Siglo XX. Tomo II (I-Z)
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Diccionario de Compositores Mexicanos de Msica de Concierto. Siglo XX. Tomo II (I-Z)

Eduardo Soto Millan

El segundo volumen concluye la recopilacin de compositores mexicanos de msica de concierto. Como en el primer volumen, las fichas de cada autor proporcionan datos biogrficos, un breve resumen de su formacin, su trayectoria como...

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La Arboleda Perdida: Tercero y Cuarto Libros (1931-1987)
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La Arboleda Perdida: Tercero y Cuarto Libros (1931-1987)

Rafael Alberti

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The East End Years: A Stepney Childhood
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The East End Years: A Stepney Childhood

Fermin Rocker

Fermin Rocker was born in the East End of London in 1907, the son of Rudolf Rocker, the famous anarchist theorist, activist and disciple of Kropotkin. A book illustrator, and painter, in exploring his origins as an artist, Fermin...

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Fronteras Conquistadas Correspondencia Alfonso Reyes/Silvio Zavala, 1937-1958
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Fronteras Conquistadas Correspondencia Alfonso Reyes/Silvio Zavala, 1937-1958

Alfonso Reyes, Alberto Enriquez Perea

Este volumen define la serie Testimonios, que El Colegio de Mexico publica con la intencion de acercarnos a aspectos poco o nada conocidos de la vida de la institucion, lugar donde Silvio Zavala se encontraria con Alfonso Reyes...

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Voces y Cantos de La Tradicion
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Voces y Cantos de La Tradicion

Yvette Jimenez De Baez

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Vida y Obra de Guillermo Prieto
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Vida y Obra de Guillermo Prieto

Malcolm Dallas McLean, Malcolm D McLean

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Theology of Suffering and Cross in the Life and Works of Blessed Edith Stein
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Theology of Suffering and Cross in the Life and Works of Blessed Edith Stein

Antony Kavunguvalappil

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Fight Against Idols: Erich Fromm on Religion, Judaism, and the Bible
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Fight Against Idols: Erich Fromm on Religion, Judaism, and the Bible

Svante Lundgren

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The Creative Voice: Life and Art in the Okanagan
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The Creative Voice: Life and Art in the Okanagan

Gary Pearson

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Guy Debord: An Incomplete Adventure
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Guy Debord: An Incomplete Adventure

Phil Edwards

Guy Debord was a revolutionary theorist, a film-maker, the head of the Situationists, and a key French theorist and intellectual from the 1960s onwards. This book offers an integrated account of his life and work, examining his...

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Shaking the Family Tree: A Remembrance
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Shaking the Family Tree: A Remembrance

Lewis Turco

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Going Thoreau
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Going Thoreau

M G Stephens

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Meyerhold Speaks/Meyerhold Rehearse
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Meyerhold Speaks/Meyerhold Rehearse

V.E. Meyerhold, Aleksandr Gladkov, Alma Law

Theatre, Literature and Russian Studies university departments, theatre schools and academies. Theatre practitioners and professionals, Russian theatre enthusiasts.

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Woman Wanders Through Life and Science, A
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Woman Wanders Through Life and Science, A

Irena Koprowska

Irena Koprowska's autobiography illuminates the struggles of a young immigrant woman to combine family responsibilities and a demanding medical career.

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The Monkey's Paw: New Chronicles from Peru
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The Monkey’s Paw: New Chronicles from Peru

Robin Kirk

Combining interviews and personal narrative, the author presents a portrait of the turbulent history of Peru, starting in 1983 when the Shining Path guerillas plunged the country into crisis. She explores why so many Peruvian...

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Earth and Water: Encounters in Viet Nam
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Earth and Water: Encounters in Viet Nam

Edith Shillue, Kevin Bowen

This account of the author's experiences of living and working in Vietnam provides an insight into Vietnam's history and culture. It portrays Shillue's home life with a Vietnamese family, the joys and frustrations of teaching in...

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Mrs Keppel and Her Daughter
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Mrs Keppel and Her Daughter

Diana Souhami

Alice Keppel was a manipulative woman, whose relationship with Edward VII placed her at the centre of high society. Her daughter, Violet, was fascinated with her mother's power. Yet when she fell in love with Vita Sackville-West,...

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Zapata and the Mexican Revolution
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Zapata and the Mexican Revolution

John Womack

Original publication and copyright date: 1968.

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Paracelsus: The Man and his Reputation, his Ideas and their Transformation
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Paracelsus: The Man and his Reputation, his Ideas and their Transformation

Ole P. Grell

This volume offers a revisionist interpretation of Paracelsus and Paracelsianism. It points to the need for a new historiographical approach to the man and his ideas, while demonstrating the value of seeing them in their...

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Sports Stars
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Sports Stars

Michael A. Pare, Julie Carnagie

This series follows the lives and careers of contemporary superstars of all of America's favourite sports. Biographies include: portraits, action shots, career summary, personal background and chronological essay covering the...

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Alone at Sea: The Adventures of Joshua Slocum
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Alone at Sea: The Adventures of Joshua Slocum

Ann Spencer

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The Life of Titian
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The Life of Titian

Julia Bondanella (Indiana University), Bruce Cole, Jody Robin Shiffman, Peter Bondanella (Indiana University), Bruce Cole (Distinguished Professor of Fine Arts, Indiana University, USA)

After Vasari, Carlo Ridolfi provides the most important contemporary documentary source for understanding Titian. This edition provides a translation into English of Ridolfi's biography which illuminates Titian's life, artistic...

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Prolegomena
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Prolegomena

Ralph-Johannes Lilie, Claudia Ludwig, Thomas Pratsch, Beate Zielke, et al.

Part of a biographical dictionary of the eastern Mediterranean in the early Middle Ages. The work centres on Byzantium, and takes neighbouring regions into account. This Prologemena introduces Section 1 of the dictionary, and...

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Namedropping: Mostly Literary Memoirs
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Namedropping: Mostly Literary Memoirs

Richard Elman

Candid snapshots in prose of literary and other figures--ranging from Aldous Huxley and Isaac Bashevis Singer to Faye Dunaway and Hunter S. Thompson--whom the author encountered during four decades as a working writer and...

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Dictionary of Literary Biography
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Dictionary of Literary Biography

George M Johnson, Dr, Dr, Gale Cengage, Professor Matthew J Bruccoli, Richard Layman, C E Clark

This volume provides biographical and analytical coverage of British novelists between the wars.

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Thread of the Silkworm
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Thread of the Silkworm

Iris Chang

The definitive biography of Tsien Hsue-Shen, the pioneer of the American space age who was mysteriously accused of being a communist, deported, and becameto Americas continuing chagrinthe father of the Chinese missile program.

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Marilyn Monroe: Enquete Sur Un Assassinat
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Marilyn Monroe: Enquete Sur Un Assassinat

Don Wolfe

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A Poet Or Nothing At All: The Tubingen and Basel Years of Herman Hesse
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A Poet Or Nothing At All: The Tubingen and Basel Years of Herman Hesse

Richard C. Helt

The most original, new work on Hesse in many years and the definitive study of the young Herman Hesse, offering much previously unknown material such as his neo-Romantic poetry of which two dozen are published here for the first...

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Schubert and His World: A Biographical Dictionary
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Schubert and His World: A Biographical Dictionary

Peter Clive

Published to coincide with the celebration of the bicentenary of Schubert's birth, this book consists of several hundred biographical entries on Schubert's friends and acquaintances, and on the numerous persons with whom he became...

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A Sketch of the Life and Character of Daniel Boone
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A Sketch of the Life and Character of Daniel Boone

Peter Houston, Ted Franklin Belue

In 1842, Peter Houston, an original settler of Boone's Station, Kentucky, wrote his recollections about the famous woodsman Daniel Boone. Houston's memoir spanned decades, from Boone's earliest forays into Kentucky until 1799,...

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Virginia Avenel Henderson: Signature for Nursing
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Virginia Avenel Henderson: Signature for Nursing

Eleanor Krohn Herman, Hermann, Bernd

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Lord Melbourne, 1779-1848
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Lord Melbourne, 1779-1848

L.G. Mitchell

Lord Melbourne was Prime Minister of England from 1834-1841. In this biography, Leslie Mitchell uses the Melbourne family papers to explore the man behind a politician at the heart of early Victorian politics.

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Hegel in 90 Minutes
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Hegel in 90 Minutes

Paul Strathern

Philosophical thought is deciphered and made comprehensible and interesting to almost everyone.

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The Story of Rose O'Neill: An Autobiography
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The Story of Rose O'Neill: An Autobiography

Rose O'Neill, Miriam Formanek-Brunell

Rose O'Neill is best known as the creator of the Kewpie doll, but she had also earned a reputation as an illustrator. Yet, who was Rose O'Neill? In this autobiography, she describes her family life, friends, failed marriages, and...

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The New Deal's Black Congressman: Life of Arthur Wergs Mitchell
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The New Deal’s Black Congressman: Life of Arthur Wergs Mitchell

Dennis S. Nordin

This biography chronicles the life of Arthur Wergs Mitchell, the first black Democrat to be elected to Congress. Although one of history's forgotten figures, Nordin focuses on how his achievements and popularity were the direct...

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Final Flight of Maggies's Drawer: A Story of Survival Evasion and Escape (Limited)
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Final Flight of Maggies’s Drawer: A Story of Survival Evasion and Escape (Limited)

Ray E. Zinck, Roy E Zinck

The Final Flight of Maggie's Drawers is the true story of Joe Maloney, a B-24 tail gunner during WWII. HIs story unfolds as he describes, in detail, life in the military, from living in a tent city to countless bombing runs over...

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