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Uranium: War, Energy and the Rock That Shaped the World (Hardcover)
Tom Zoellner (Author), 2009


Uranium War, Energy, & the Rock That Shaped the World [HC,2009]
Tom Zoellner

Viking Adult, 2008

Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World by Tom Zoellner. Viking Pr,2009


Train: Riding the Rails That Created the Modern World—from the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief
Tom Zoellner

Viking Adult, 2014

A revelatory, entertaining account of the world’s most indispensable mode of transportation Tom Zoellner loves trains with a ferocious passion. In his new book he chronicles the innovation and sociological impact of the railway technology that changed the world, and could very well change it again. From the frigid trans-Siberian railroad to the antiquated Indian Railways to the futuristic MagLev trains, Zoellner offers a stirring story of ...


Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World

Penguin Books, 2009

The astonishing biography of a mineral that can sustain our world- or destroy it Uranium occurs naturally in the earth's crust-yet holds the power to end all life on the planet. This is its fundamental paradox, and its story is a fascinating window into the valor, greed, genius, and folly of humanity. A problem for miners in the Middle Ages, an inspiration to novelists and a boon to medicine, a devastat­ing weapon at the end of World War II, ...


The Heartless Stone: A Journey Through the World of Diamonds, Deceit, and Desire

St. Martin's Press, 2007

In 2000, Tom Zoellner purchased a diamond engagement ring and proposed. His girlfriend said, "yes" and then, suddenly, walked out of his life making Tom the owner of a used engagement ring.  Instead of hitting the self-help shelves of his local bookstore, he hit the road travelling to diamond mines in Africa, Canada, India, Brazil and Russia to discover the true worth of this shining gem.  He travelled to Japan to understand how ...


An Ordinary Man: An Autobiography
Paul Rusesabagina, Tom Zoellner

Penguin Books, 2007

April 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide--Read more about the conflict and the amazing life story of the man who inspired the film Hotel Rwanda  in this remarkable account Readers who were moved and horrified by Hotel Rwanda will respond even more intensely to Paul Rusesabagina’s unforgettable autobiography. As Rwanda was thrown into chaos during the 1994 genocide, Rusesabagina, a hotel manager, turned the ...


A Safeway in Arizona: What the Gabrielle Giffords Shooting Tells Us About the Gr
Tom/ Hughes, William (NRT) Zoellner

Blackstone Audio Inc, 2011

Documents the January 2011 assassination attempt that killed six people and wounded eighteen others, including U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, analyzing vulnerabilities in the state's political and socioeconomic landscape that allowed the shooting Title: A Safeway in Arizona Author: Zoellner, Tom/ Hughes, William (NRT) Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc Publication Date: 2011/12/29 Number of Pages: Binding Type: CD/SPOKEN WORD ...


An Ordinary Man Publisher: Penguin
Tom Zoellner Paul Rusesabagina, 2007


Homemade Biography: How to Collect, Record, and Tell the Life Story of Someone You Love

St. Martin's Griffin, 2013

How well do you really know the older people in your family? And how will you make sure their stories will be preserved for generations to come? Homemade Biography is a fun and practical guide to recording a relative’s story so it will never be forgotten. New York Times bestselling author Tom Zoellner, who wrote his own grandmother’s biography, draws on years of interviewing and writing experience to provide: More than 300 questions ...


A Safeway in Arizona: What the Gabrielle Giffords Shooting Tells Us About the Grand Canyon State and Life in ...

Viking Adult, 2011

A riveting account of the state of Arizona, seen through the lens of the Tucson shootings On January 8, 2011, twenty-two-year-old Jared Lee Loughner opened fire at a Tucson meet-and-greet held by U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords. The incident left six people dead and eighteen injured, including Giffords, whom he shot in the head. Award-winning author and fifth generation Arizonan Tom Zoellner, a longtime friend of Giffords's and ...


Un homme ordinaire (French Edition)
Tom Zoellner



An Ordinary Man An Autobioraphy
Paul w. Tom Zoellner Rusesabagina

Viking, 2006


Uranium Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Tom Zoellner, 2010


Un homme ordinaire (French Edition)
Tom Zoellner



The Heartless Stone Publisher: Picador
Tom Zoellner, 2007


An Ordinary Man An Autobioraphy
Paul w. Tom Zoellner Rusesabagina

Viking, 2006


Uranium Publisher: Viking Adult
Tom Zoellner, 2009


An Ordinary Man
Paul Rusesabagina, Tom Zoellner

Viking Adult, Hardcover(2006), 2006

Ordinary Man (06) by Rusesabagina, Paul - Zoellner, Tom [Hardcover (2006)]



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