books about: 1927
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.
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 ...
Anne of the Island
My Utmost for His Highest
Marshall, Morgan & Scott
The Jinx Ship
Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc.
archy & mehitabel by Don Marquis
Dolphin Books / Doubleday & Co.
A doubleday dolphin book... "archy and mehitabel" - by don marquis. Poetry and Drama. This edition of this book was published in 1927. Don Marquis first introduced archy the cockroach and mehitabel, a cat in her ninth life, in his newspaper column, "The Sun Dial," in 1916. In a previous incarnation archy was a free-verse poet, while mehitabel's soul once belonged to Cleopatra.
Kelly: A Father, A Son, An American Quest
Daniel J Boyne
The inspiring story of Jack Kelly, the son of Irish immigrants who grew up along the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia at the turn of the 20th century and became a three-time gold medal Olympian, a political maverick and the millionaire father of a princess. Follow Kelly as he parlays his athletic prowess to France during WWI and then ventures into the treacherous world of Philadelphia politics. Meet other members of the Kelly clan including his ...
When We Were Very Young
A. A. Milne
Woodwork: Wallace Wood 1927-1981 (English and Spanish Edition)
Wally Wood is one of the most celebrated comic artists of all time. His legendary career runs from the glory days of EC Comics extraordinary line of science fiction titles to the brilliantly subversive Mad Comics (and, later, Magazine). He produced extraordinary illustrations for magazines like Galaxy after EC folded, and worked on the some of the most fondly remembered stories published by Marvel Comics in the mid 1960s. He also co-created the ...
Only in America: From Immigrant to CEO
Stroud & Hall Pub
The United States is the land of opportunity and a society unique in the history of the world. It is only in America that an immigrant could create a new life. Only in America could someone arrive speaking fewer than fifty words of English and work through the ranks to become the CEO of a major company. This someone is Paul Oreffice and this is his story--the American story. It begins in Italy, 1939. Mussolini is in power, and fascism is the ...
Science, Strategy and War: The Strategic Theory of John Boyd (Strategy and History)
John Boyd is often known exclusively for the so-called ‘OODA’ loop model he developed. This model refers to a decision-making process and to the idea that military victory goes to the side that can complete the cycle from observation to action the fastest. This book aims to redress this state of affairs and re-examines John Boyd’s original contribution to strategic theory. By highlighting diverse sources that shaped Boyd’s thinking, ...
The Bluejackets' Manual: United States Navy
United States Naval Institute
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Here Come the Girl Scouts!: The Amazing All-True Story of Juliette 'Daisy' Gordon Low and Her Great Adventure
The amazing, all-true story of the first Girl Scouts and their visionary founder. Juliette Gordon Low--Daisy to her friends and family--was not like most girls of the Victorian era. Prim and proper? BOSH! Dainty and delicate? HOW BORING! She loved the outdoors, and she yearned for adventure! Born into a family of pathfinders and pioneers, she too wanted to make a difference in the world--and nothing would stop her. Combining her ...
Blanche Jennings Thompson
My Brother, the Pope
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 80 ...
Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez
HMH Books for Young Readers
Cesar Chavez is known as one of America's greatest civil rights leaders. When he led a 340-mile peaceful protest march through California, he ignited a cause and improved the lives of thousands of migrant farmworkers. But Cesar wasn't always a leader. As a boy, he was shy and teased at school. His family slaved in the fields for barely enough money to survive. Cesar knew things had to change, and he thought that--maybe--he could help change ...
Saint Philomena, the Wonder-Worker
Fr. Paul O'Sullivan
Though nothing historical is known of her, she was declared a Saint in 1837, only 35 years after discovery of her relics. Here is the whole incredible story, plus many accounts of her tremendous favors and miracles. Another St. Jude to call on in our desperate needs. Impr. 192 pgs, PB
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