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The Good Earth (Oprah's Book Club)
Pearl S. Buck
Washington Square Press
Nobel Laureate Pearl S. Buck’s epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and Oprah Book Club selection about a vanished China and one family’s shifting fortunes. Though more than seventy years have passed since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained its popularity and become one of the great modern classics. In The Good Earth Pearl S. Buck paints an indelible portrait of China in the 1920s, when the last emperor reigned and ...
The Dukan Diet: 2 Steps to Lose the Weight, 2 Steps to Keep It Off Forever
Devised by Dr. Pierre Dukan, a French medical doctor who has spent his career helping people to lose weight, the Dukan Diet rejects counting calories and promises permanent weight loss while allowing adherents to eat as much as they like. Originally published in 2000, the Dukan Diet swept across France, championed by people who successfully lost weight following its unique four phase regime. The Dukan Diet has helped millions in France, ...
The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History
Robert M. Edsel
At the same time Adolf Hitler was attempting to take over the western world, his armies were methodically seeking and hoarding the finest art treasures in Europe. The Fuehrer had begun cataloguing the art he planned to collect as well as the art he would destroy: "degenerate" works he despised. In a race against time, behind enemy lines, often unarmed, a special force of American and British museum directors, curators, art historians, and ...
Words of Radiance (Stormlight Archive, The)
Tor Books, 2014
Brandon Sanderson's The Stormlight Archive sequence began in 2010 with the New York Times bestseller The Way of Kings . Now, the eagerly anticipated Words of Radiance continues the epic story and answers many of your questions. Six years ago, the Assassin in White, a hireling of the inscrutable Parshendi, assassinated the Alethi king on the very night a treaty between men and Parshendi was being celebrated. So began the Vengeance Pact ...
Sense of Honor (The Archives of Tides of War)
Shawn Weaver, 2013
After the world that he had come to know and love came crashing down around his feet, Lord Jason Tolbridge, former Commander of the Royal Legions of Ishtabar, strove to find himself. This he did as he settled down into the life of a hermit on a lone island far from his homeland, though a force came all too soon that would change Jason's life forever. Steel, a brazen young solider determined to make a mark within Ishtabar's Royal Legions, arrives ...
The Way of Kings (Stormlight Archive, The)
Tor Books, 2010
Widely acclaimed for his work completing Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time saga, Brandon Sanderson now begins a grand cycle of his own, one every bit as ambitious and immersive. Roshar is a world of stone and storms. Uncanny tempests of incredible power sweep across the rocky terrain so frequently that they have shaped ecology and civilization alike. Animals hide in shells, trees pull in branches, and grass retracts into the soilless ground. ...
True Detective Stories From the archives of the Pinkertons
This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
People of the Book: A Novel
The "complex and moving"( The New Yorker ) novel by Pulitzer Prize-winner Geraldine Brooks follows a rare manuscript through centuries of exile and war Inspired by a true story, People of the Book is a novel of sweeping historical grandeur and intimate emotional intensity by an acclaimed and beloved author. Called "a tour de force"by the San Francisco Chronicle , this ambitious, electrifying work traces the harrowing journey of the famed ...
The Power of Visual Storytelling: How to Use Visuals, Videos, and Social Media to Market Your Brand
Attention is the new commodity. Visual Storytelling is the new currency. Human brain processes visuals 60,000x faster than text. Web posts with visuals drive up to 180% more engagement than those without. Viewers spend 100% more time on web pages with videos. Filled with full-color images and thought-provoking examples from leading companies, The Power of Visual Storytelling explains how to grow your business and strengthen your ...
Marijuana Grower's Handbook: Your Complete Guide for Medical and Personal Marijuana Cultivation
Quick American Archives
The all new Marijuana Grower’s Handbook shows both beginners and advanced growers how to grow the biggest most resinous, potent buds! This book contains the latest knowledge, tools, and methods to grow great marijuana indoors and out. Use the most efficient technology and save time, labor, and energy. Ed Rosenthal has been teaching people how to grow marijuana for more than 30 years. Let him help you cultivate bountiful buds and lots of ...
Surprised by Truth: 11 Converts Give the Biblical and Historical Reasons for Becoming Catholic
Patrick Madrid (editor)
Foreword by Scott Hahn
Over 300,000 Sold!!! Powerful testimonies of Evangelicals who became Catholic These eleven personal conversion accounts are unlike any you've ever read. They're packed with biblical, theological, and historical proofs for Catholicism. Each year thousands of atheists, Evangelicals, Mormons, Fundamentalists, and Pentecostals are being surprised by Catholic truth and these converts tell you why. In his foreword Scott Hahn described his reaction to ...
Archive Photography: How to photograph oversize photos, curled documents, and heirloom treasures.
Archive Photography will show you how to make digital archive copies of your treasured documents and heirlooms using digital cameras, smart phones, and even tablets. Challenges such as tightly curled documents, large frames, and curved glass are solved with some simple steps, illustrated with over 80 photographs and drawings. Archival subjects covered are: > How to photograph very large or curved glass pictures. > Detailed ...
National Park Quarter Archive Map
Whitman Coin Products
Display your quarter collection in this educational Collector Map. Openings for all 56 National Park quarters. The National Park Quarters Coin Act of 2008 requires quarters, beginning in 2010, to have designs on the reverse depicting one national site in each state, the District of Columbia, and the five territories of the United States. Fifty-six (56) different designs will complete the program from 2010 through 2021. Color. Cover image.
The Book Of Symbols: Reflections On Archetypal Images (The Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism)
Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism,
Reflections on symbols and symbolic imagery The Book of Symbols combines original and incisive essays about particular symbols with representative images from all parts of the world and all eras of history. The Book of Symbols combines original and incisive essays about particular symbols with representative images from all parts of the world and all eras of history. The highly readable texts and almost 800 beautiful full-color ...
The Atrocity Archives (A Laundry Files Novel)
Bob Howard is a computer-hacker desk jockey, who has more than enough trouble keeping up with the endless paperwork he has to do on a daily basis. He should never be called on to do anything remotely heroic. But for some reason, he is.
Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
A New York Times Notable Book Empress Dowager Cixi (1835–1908) is the most important woman in Chinese history. She ruled China for decades and brought a medieval empire into the modern age. At the age of sixteen, in a nationwide selection for royal consorts, Cixi was chosen as one of the emperor’s numerous concubines. When he died in 1861, their five-year-old son succeeded to the throne. Cixi at once launched a palace coup against the ...
Vietnam: The Real War: A Photographic History by the Associated Press
Harry N. Abrams
To cover the Vietnam War, the Associated Press gathered an extraordinary group of superb photojournalists in its Saigon bureau, creating one of the great photographic legacies of the 20th century. Collected here are images that tell the story of the war that left a deep and lasting impression on American life. These are pictures that both recorded and made history, taken by unbelievably courageous photojournalists. In a moving essay, writer Pete ...
Talented Boys: The First Semester
Fast Media, 2014
Kevin is an eager young college freshman in his first semester away from home. Exposed to the wild and hot gay scene, he loses his virginity one sultry night to a seductive older man. Before long, a parade of men turn Kevin’s adorable little body into a wild sex machine. But Kevin discovers that true love is harder to find than wild sex. And it’s hard to keep your grades up with all those men keeping your pants down! Talented Boys II: ...
A Fine Balance (Oprah's Book Club)
With a compassionate realism and narrative sweep that recall the work of Charles Dickens, this magnificent novel captures all the cruelty and corruption, dignity and heroism, of India. The time is 1975. The place is an unnamed city by the sea. The government has just declared a State of Emergency, in whose upheavals four strangers--a spirited widow, a young student uprooted from his idyllic hill station, and two tailors who have fled the caste ...
Beautiful Colors: The Posters of Duran Duran
Durandy Productions LLC
! Beautiful Colors examines Duran Duran's career as it has never been seen before - through the posters. From 1978 up to the present day, the band's evolution is chronicled with rare and vintage promotional posters from the largest Duran Duran archive in the world; tours, tribulations, and triumphs are charted as each album is released, viewed through an array of stunning art and photography. Highlights in the book include posters from Duran ...
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