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The Time Almanac 1999 (Cloth)

By: Time-Life Books

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Time Home Entertainment: November 1998

Seller ID: 50746


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The Colonel: The Extraordinary Story of Colonel Tom Parker and Elvis Presley

By: Alanna Nash

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: July 2003

Seller ID: 29400


In "The Colonel," Alanna Nash, the author of "Golden Girl: The Story of Jessica Savitch," explores in depth the amazing story of Colonel Tom Parker, the man behind the legend and the myth of Elvis Presley. The result is a book that reads like the most riveting of real-life detective stories -- one that will completely change your view of Presley's life, success, and death.While scores of books have been written about Elvis Presley, this is the first meticulously resea... View more info

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Argo: How the CIA and Hollywood Pulled Off the Most Audacious Rescue in History

By: Antonio Mendez, Matt Baglio

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: June 2013

Seller ID: 27429


The true account of a daring rescue that inspired the film "ARGO," winner of the 2012 Academy Award for Best Picture On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the American embassy in Tehran and captured dozens of American hostages, sparking a 444-day ordeal and a quake in global politics still reverberating today. But there is a little-known drama connected to the crisis: six Americans escaped. And a top-level CIA officer named Antonio Mendez devised an ingenio... View more info

O.R.

By: Barrie Evans

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Dell Pub Co: December 1983

Seller ID: 21920


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The Calling: A Life Lifted by Mountains

By: Barry Blanchard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Patagonia Books: September 2014

Seller ID: 43356


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The Necklace: Thirteen Women and the Experiment That Transformed Their Lives

By: Cheryl Jarvis

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: September 2008

Seller ID: 37407


The true story of thirteen women who took a risk on an expensive diamond necklace and, in the process, changed not only themselves but a community. Four years ago," "in Ventura, California, Jonell McLain saw a diamond necklace in a local jewelry store display window. The necklace aroused desire first, then a provocative question: Why are personal luxuries so plentiful yet accessible to so few? What if we shared what we desired? Several weeks, dozens of phone calls, a... View more info

American Sniper Movie Tie-in Edition

By: Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen, Jim DeFelice

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Harper: November 2014

Seller ID: 42809


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Class Action: The Landmark Case that Changed Sexual Harassment Law

By: Clara Bingham, Laura Leedy Gansler

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Anchor: October 2003

Seller ID: 45654


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The thousand mile summer in desert and high sierra

By: Colin Fletcher

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Howell-North Books: January 1964

Seller ID: 31577


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Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil

By: Deborah Rodriguez, Kristin Ohlson

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: December 2007

Seller ID: 28712


Soon after the fall of the Taliban, in 2001, Deborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a group offering humanitarian aid to this war-torn nation. Surrounded by men and women whose skills-as doctors, nurses, and therapists-seemed eminently more practical than her own, Rodriguez, a hairdresser and mother of two from Michigan, despaired of being of any real use. Yet she soon found she had a gift for befriending Afghans, and once her profession became known she was ea... View more info

Albatross

By: Deborah Scaling Kiley

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: May 1994

Seller ID: 35263


One late summer's day, the yacht Trashman set sail from Annapolis to Florida. On board were five young people: John, the captain; Meg, Mark, Brad, and Debbie Scaling. When the boat sailed into a gale, the eighty-knot winds shredded the sails. Forty-foot seas crashed through the cabin windows, and Trashman sank, leaving the crew adrift in a rubber dinghy. Albatross tells the story of how Debbie and Brad survived and how the tragedy changed Debbie Scaling's life forever. View more info

Nunaga Ten Years of Eskimo Life

By: Duncan Pryde

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Walker and Company: January 1972

Seller ID: 24967


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The House of All Sorts

By: Emily Carr

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre: June 2004

Seller ID: 44209


Emily Carr was primarily a painter, but she first gained recognition as an author for her seven books about her journeys to remote Native communities and stories about life as an artist, as a small child in Victoria at the turn of the last century--and as a reluctant landlady. Before winning recognition for her painting and writing, Carr built a small apartment building with four suites (she lived in one of them) that she hoped would earn her a living. But things tur... View more info

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The New Digital Age: Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business

By: Eric Schmidt, Jared Cohen

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Knopf: April 2013

Seller ID: 48340


In an unparalleled collaboration, two leading global thinkers in technology and foreign affairs give us their widely anticipated, transformational vision of the future: a world where everyone is connected--a world full of challenges and benefits that are ours to meet and to harness. Eric Schmidt is one of Silicon Valley's great leaders, having taken Google from a small startup to one of the world's most influential companies. Jared Cohen is the director of Google... View more info

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South: The Endurance Expedition

By: Ernest Shackleton

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Signet: May 1999

Seller ID: 28453


In 1914, as the shadow of war falls across Europe, a party led by veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton sets out to become the first to traverse the Antarctic continent. Their initial optimism is short-lived, however, as the ice field slowly thickens, encasing the ship Endurance in a death-grip, crushing their craft, and marooning 28 men on a ploar ice floe. In an epic struggle of man versus the elements, Shackleton leads his team on a harrowing quest for surviva... View more info

Searching for Your Ancestors: The How and Why of Genealogy

By: F.A.S.G. Gilbert H. Doane

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: January 1978

Seller ID: 25289


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Dog Who Wouldn't Be

By: Farley Mowat

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Bantam: June 1984

Seller ID: 21840


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Honor Thy Father

By: Gay Talese

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Ivy Books: April 1992

Seller ID: 14171


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Motown: Music, Money, Sex, and Power

By: Gerald Posner

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Random House: December 2002

Seller ID: 29401


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