books about: 1927
Tisha: The Story of a Young Teacher in the Alaska Wilderness
The author tells the story as told to him of Anne Hobbs, a woman who went to Alaska in the 1920's to teach, but who had trouble due to her kindness to the Indians there.
The Complete Phantom of the Opera
Henry Holt and Co.
This is the lavishly illustrated, definitive account of The Phantom of the Opera, tracing the Phantom legend from its origins in historical fact through Gaston Leroux's heartrending classic novel and other artistic incarnations to the present day and Andrew Lloyd Webber's incredibly successful musical.
My utmost for His Highest;: Selections for every day
Large print allows the elderly or anyone with vision problems to enjoy this classic devotional. Guided by Scripture, Chambers explores every facet of Christian living from the cost of obedience to the rewards of surrender. A gift that will bring lasting joy and peace.
La Bonne Cuisine de Madame E. Saint-Ange: The Original Companion for French Home Cooking
Madame Evelyn Saint-Ange
Ten Speed Press
First published in 1927 to educate French housewives in the art of classical cooking, LA BONNE CUISINE DE MADAME E. SAINT-ANGE has since become the bible of French cooking technique, found on every kitchen shelf in France. A housewife and a professional chef, Madame Evelyn Saint-Ange wrote in a rigorous yet highly instructive and engaging style, explaining in extraordinary detail the proper way to skim a sauce, stuff a chicken, and construct a ...
An Old Fashioned Girl
Louisa M. Alcott
Little, Brown and Co
Quantum: Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality
W. W. Norton & Company
“A lucid account of quantum theory (and why you should care) combined with a gripping narrative.”— San Francisco Chronicle Quantum theory is weird. As Niels Bohr said, if you weren’t shocked by quantum theory, you didn’t really understand it. For most people, quantum theory is synonymous with mysterious, impenetrable science. And in fact for many years it was equally baffling for scientists themselves. In this tour de force of ...
A Course of Modern Analysis
E. T. Whittaker
G. N. Watson
Cambridge University Press
This classic text has entered and held the field as the standard book on the applications of analysis to the transcendental functions. The authors explain the methods of modern analysis in the first part of the book and then proceed to a detailed discussion of the transcendental function, unhampered by the necessity of continually proving new theorems for special applications. In this way the authors have succeeded in being rigorous without ...
Bath Massacre: America's First School Bombing
University of Michigan Press/Regional
"With the meticulous attention to detail of a historian and a storyteller's eye for human drama, Bernstein shines a beam of truth on a forgotten American tragedy. Heartbreaking and riveting." ---Gregg Olsen, New York Times best-selling author of Starvation Heights "A chilling and historic character study of the unfathomable suffering that desperation and fury, once unleashed inside a twisted mind, can wreak on a small town. Contemporary ...
The Devil's Causeway: The True Story of America's First Prisoners of War in the Philippines, and the Heroic ...
Lyons Press, 2012
As the United States prosecuted a bloody campaign to pacify its newly won Philippines territory at the turn of the nineteenth century, a secret mission of mercy went terribly wrong. The result was a prisoner-of-war crisis, the likes of which our nation had never encountered before. The epic struggle for survival that followed was not only a test of the human will to live, but a crucible for heroes. And yet, what was touted as a heroic rescue ...
My Brother, The Pope
Ignatius Press, 2012
It wasn't always the case that Msgr. Georg Ratzinger lived in the shadow of his younger brother, Joseph. Georg was an accomplished musician, who for over 30 years directed the Regensburger Domspatzchor, the world-famous boys choir of the Regensburg cathedral. Brother Joseph was a brilliant young professor, but mostly known in German academic circles. Now Georg writes about the close friendship that has united these two brothers for more than ...
The Jinx Ship
Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc.
Egermeier's Bible Story Book
Elsie E. Egermeier
A collection of Bible stories presented in chronological order from Genesis to Revelations in an easy-to-read-text.
The Spirit of St. Louis
Charles A. Lindbergh
Along with most of my fellow fliers, I believed that aviation had a brilliant future. Now we live, today, in our dreams of yesterday; and, living in those dreams, we dream again...." -- From The Spirit of St. Louis Charles A. Lindbergh captured the world's attention -- and changed the course of history -- when he completed his famous nonstop flight from New York to Paris in 1927. In The Spirit of St. Louis, Lindbergh takes the reader on an ...
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