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Arabella Undercover, 2014

Arabella, a beautiful young blonde who is recruited into the FBI, has as her first mission going undercover to infiltrate a suspected Hezbollah terrorist ring being established for the first time in the United States. Hezbollah is based in Lebanon but is funded and in part directed by Iranian intelligence. She is extensively prepared and has her appearance purposely made dowdy as she gets a job as a teaching assistant to a Muslim professor, ...


Pure Flavor: 125 Fresh All-American Recipes from the Pacific Northwest

Clarkson Potter, 2009

The creator of the award-winning Beecher’s Handmade Cheese in Seattle, Kurt Beecher Dammeier knows that great food begins with the highestquality ingredients prepared simply,so their natural, intense flavors shine through. In this, his first cookbook, you’ll discover that meals based on great raw materials require fewer ingredients,take less time to prepare, are healthier for you and your family, and taste phenomenal.In Pure Flavor ,Kurt ...


Fundamentalism and American Culture (New Edition)
George M. Marsden

Oxford University Press, 2006

Many American's today are taking note of the surprisingly strong political force that is the religious right. Controversial decisions by the government are met with hundreds of lobbyists, millions of dollars of advertising spending, and a powerful grassroots response. How has the fundamentalist movement managed to resist the pressures of the scientific community and the draw of modern popular culture to hold on to their ultra-conservative ...


Uncle Tom's Cabin (Illustrated), 2013

*Illustrated This novel had a profound effect on attitudes toward African Americans and slavery in the United States, so much in the latter case that the novel intensified the sectional conflict leading to the American Civil War. Uncle Tom's Cabin was the best-selling novel of the 19th century, and the second best-selling book of that century, following the Bible. It is credited with helping fuel the abolitionist cause in the 1850s. In the ...


Muffins and Mayhem: Recipes for a Happy (if Disorderly) Life
Suzanne Beecher

Touchstone, 2011

"While it’s well known that food and stories make for a great combination, Muffins & Mayhem takes their relationship to a whole new level. Brimming over with the stuff of life, this is a book to curl up with and devour." —JOEL BEN IZZY, storyteller and author of The Beggar King and The Secret of Happiness Suzanne Beecher’s happy, loving voice has brought more than 350,000 people to her online book club at, where her daily ...


The KGB Hoax

Create Space, 2013

The KGB was determined to exploit the liaison in a Moscow hotel between a well known Washington correspondent, who previously had served in a high government post, and the wife of a rising star in British military intelligence.They had photos and recorded pillow-talk. One group favored blackmail to solicit future unspecified "favors." But more senior officials had a more devious plot in mind. The very clever gambit was well orchestrated but ...


Bummy Davis vs Murder, Inc.
Ron Ross

Bedell Books, 2014

BUMMY DAVIS VS. MURDER, INC. The life of Al “Bummy” Davis was so intricately interwoven with a time, a place and a unique phenomenon, that he became the personification of a slice of history. His is the story of an immigrant Jewish community whose old country fears, values and traditions served as the nurturing grounds of both the Jewish mob world and a boxing world dominated by warriors wearing satin trunks embroidered with the Star of ...


All on Fire: William Lloyd Garrison and the Abolition of Slavery
Henry Mayer

W. W. Norton & Company, 2008

"Superb....[A] richly researched, passionately written book."--William E. Cain, Boston Globe Widely acknowledged as the definitive history of the era, Henry Mayer's National Book Award finalist biography of William Lloyd Garrison brings to life one of the most significant American abolitionists. Extensively researched and exquisitely nuanced, the political and social climate of Garrison's times and his achievements appear here in all their ...


Remembering Buddy
John Beecher, John J. Goldrosen

Pavilion Books, 1994

This is a biography of 1950s singer Buddy Holly, singer of songs such as "Peggy Sue", Rave On" and "Not Fade Away". Artists such as Linda Ronstadt, The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney and Elvis Costello have made cover versions of his records. This book explores the story behind the songs and traces the singer's life from his childhood to his last tour in February 1959. There are personal reminiscences from Holly's friends and relatives and the ...


Patriotic Gore: Studies in the Literature of the American Civil War
Edmund Wilson

Northeastern, 1984

Regarded by many critics as Edmund Wilson's greatest book, Patriotic Gore brilliantly portrays the vast political, spiritual, and material crisis of the Civil War as reflected in the lives and writings of some thirty representative Americans. Critical/biographical portraits of such notable figures as Harriet Beecher Stowe, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, Ambrose Bierce, Mary Chesnut, William Tecumseh Sherman, and Oliver Wendell Holmes ...



Shamrock Eden Publishing, 2010

A study of the black patriots of the American Revolution, with an introduction by Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of Uncle Tom's Cabin.


Submerged Rage

Publish America, 2013

Following the mysterious radioactive poisoning of more than 30 research scientists at the National Institutes of Health, a prize-winning Washington correspondent launches an intensive investigation. The trail eventually leads to South Korea and a pair of brilliant bur gullible scientists, tricked into working on nuclear and chemical weapons inside North Korea, while believing they were actually doing top secret covert work there on behalf of ...


Precalculus: Graphs and Models (4th Edition)
Marvin L. Bittinger, Judith A. Beecher, ...

Pearson, 2009

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Echoes Across Afghanistan, Choi, Choi, Naan

Dog Ear Publishing, 2014

Echoes Across Afghanistan, "Choi, Choi, Naan" is an intertwining story of American women as Peace Corps volunteers who vaccinated women and children against smallpox in Afghanistan, and of a young Pashtun male vaccinator, Khan Mohammad Alami. The American vaccinators spent two years, from 1967 to 1969, traveling on mobile vaccinating teams, living without electricity, indoor plumbing, or toilets, and sleeping each night on a dirt floor in a ...


The Civil War Lover's Guide to New York City

Savas Beatie, 2013

Few Americans associate New York City with the Civil War, but the most populated metropolitan area in the nation, then and now, is filled with scores of monuments, historical sites, and resources directly related to those four turbulent years. Veteran author Bill Morgan’s The Civil War Lover’s Guide to New York City examines more than 150 of these largely overlooked and often forgotten historical gems. New York City has always been full of ...


Uncle Tom's Cabin and The Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe (Halcyon Classics)

Halcyon Press Ltd., 2010

This Halcyon Classics ebook contains 19th century abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe's (1811-1896) most famous novel, UNCLE TOM'S CABIN. Set in the South in the antebellum 1850s, the novel depicted the life of several slaves and their harsh treatment by Simon Legree, a vicious slaveowner. While energizing the abolition movement in the North, the novel angered many in the South who pointed out that Beecher Stowe had never even visited the areas ...


Pets in America: A History
Katherine C. Grier

The University of North Carolina Press, 2006

Entertaining and informative, Pets in America is a portrait of Americans' relationships with the cats, dogs, birds, fishes, rodents, and other animals we call our own. More than 60 percent of U.S. households have pets, and America grows more pet-friendly every day. But as Katherine C. Grier demonstrates, the ways we talk about and treat our pets--as companions, as children, and as objects of beauty, status, or pleasure--have their origins long ...


Soul Sanctuary: Images of the African American Worship Experience
Jason Miccolo Johnson

Bulfinch, 2006

A photographic celebration of the most influential institution in the African-American community--"the church--"and its unique worship experience.


Preaching Through a Storm: Confirming the Power of Preaching in the Tempest of Church Conflict
H. Beecher Hicks Jr.

Zondervan, 1987

The context was a building program for an urban congregation. The beginning bore no omens of controversy. But before long, both the pastor (the author) and the congregation found themselves in a storm that threatened the church's very existence and the pastor's future in ministry. It is common in this kind of storm that neither the preacher nor his flock will expect to hear from God. But the arresting message of this book is that it is often ...



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