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Christmas Memories Book by Mystic Seaport Museum Stores - Gold leaf title with additional lettering "THE ...
Lynn Anderson Peterson

Mystic Seaport Museum Stores, 1978

Beautiful personal inscription of the Christmas Memories Book for The Daviscourt Family. New and unused.


Cure Unknown: Inside the Lyme Epidemic
Pamela Weintraub

St. Martin's Press, 2008

A groundbreaking and controversial narrative investigation into the science, history, medical politics, and patient experience of Lyme disease told by a science journalist whose entire family contracted the disease. Pamela Weintraub paints a nuanced picture of the intense controversy and crippling uncertainty surrounding Lyme disease and sheds light on one of the angriest medical disputes raging today.  She also reveals her personal odyssey ...


Someone Else's Yesterday: The Confederate General and Connecticut Yankee: A Past Life Revealed

Blue Dolphin Publishing, 2013

Someone Else's Yesterday is an amazing journey through the eyes of two people: one a Georgian, the other a Connecticut Yankee. Similarities between the two go far beyond coincidence. They think alike, look alike, and even share facial scars. Their lives are so intertwined that they appear to be one. Half of this equation, Jeffrey J. Keene, is a present-day Assistant Fire Chief in affluent Westport, Connecticut. The other half, John B. Gordon, ...


Jonathan Edwards: A Life
George M. Marsden

Yale University Press, 2003

Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) is a towering figure in American history. A controversial theologian and the author of the famous sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God", he ignited the momentous Great Awakening of the 18th century. In this biography, Jonathan Edwards emerges as both a great American and a brilliant Christian. George Marsden evokes the world of colonial New England in which Edwards was reared - a frontier civilization at the ...


High tunnels extend tomato and pepper production (Bulletin / Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station)
Martin P. N Gent

Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, 1991

In the tradition of empowering spiritual writers such as Ilanya Vanzant, Bishop Vashti McKenzie offers women a Christian path to personal transformation. A groundbreaking preacher who, in 2000, became the first woman to serve as bishop in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Bishop McKenzie is renowned for her eloquence and passion in the pulpit. Now she brings her inspirational message to readers through the biblical story of the meeting at ...


Death in Slow Motion: A Memoir of a Daughter, Her Mother, and the Beast Called Alzheimer's
Eleanor Cooney

Harper Perennial, 2004

When her once-glamorous and witty novelist-mother got Alzheimer's, Eleanor Cooney moved her from her beloved Connecticut home to California in order to care for her. In tense, searing prose, punctuated with the blackest of humor, Cooney documents the slow erosion of her mother's mind, the powerful bond the two shared, and her own descent into drink and despair. But the coping mechanism that finally serves this eloquent writer best is writing, ...


Ties That Bind (Cobbled Court Quilts Book 5)

Kensington Books, 2012

In her compelling, beautifully crafted novel, New York Times bestselling author Marie Bostwick celebrates friendships old and new--and the unlikely threads that sometimes lead us exactly where we need to be. . . Christmas is fast approaching, and New Bern, Connecticut, is about to receive the gift of a new pastor, hired sight unseen to fill in while Reverend Tucker is on sabbatical. Meanwhile, Margot Matthews' friend, Abigail, is trying to ...


Reflections in Bullough's Pond: Economy and Ecosystem in New England (Revisiting New England)
Diana Muir

UPNE, 2000

From the vantage point of a nearby pond in Newton, Massachusetts, Diana Muir reconstructs an intriguing interpretation of New England's natural history and the people who have lived there since pre-Columbian times. Taking a radically new way to show general readers the interrelationships between natural ecology and human economics, Muir weaves together an imaginative and dramatic account of the changes, massive and subtle, that successive ...


One for the Murphys

Puffin, 2012

A moving debut novel about a foster child learning to open her heart to a family's love Carley uses humor and street smarts to keep her emotional walls high and thick. But the day she becomes a foster child, and moves in with the Murphys, she's blindsided. This loving, bustling family shows Carley the stable family life she never thought existed, and she feels like an alien in their cookie-cutter-perfect household. Despite her resistance, the ...


Murder at the P&Z

Mainly Murder Press, 2013

Scratch the surface of a small town planning and zoning department, and you’ll uncover a story. That’s what Carol Rossi counts on in the winter of 1983, and she’s right. A former teacher, age 47 and romantically involved with a much younger police officer, she needs a big story to make a success of her new career as a reporter for a Wilton, Connecticut, weekly newspaper, but murder isn’t what she had in mind. When the victim turns out to ...


The Middle Moffat
Eleanor Estes

Paw Prints 2007-06-28, 2007

Janey, the middle Moffat, has an imagination that leads her into many difficulties.


Jonah's Bride, 2011

Bound by Duty Army Major Jonah Hunter has spent his lifetime answering the call of duty, but when he returns to the Connecticut village where he was raised to be at his dying father's bedside, he faces his biggest challenge yet; finding a bride. Jonah's father's dying wish is to see his oldest son married and settled down, and although Jonah has no desire to do either, he is duty bound to honor his father's wish. While all of the village's ...


A Bowl Full of Memories: 100 Years of Football at the Yale Bowl

Sports Publishing, 2014

Bowl Full of Memories: 100 Years of Football at the Yale Bowl covers the Yale football from its inception in 1872 and pays tribute to the historic Yale Bowl, which celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2014. Based on more than 150 interviews—more than 100 of which were conducted with former players—the book serves as a time-capsule of Yale football by those who took part in this most storied college football program. Players, coaches, ...


Journey of the Magi

The Wild Rose Press, Inc, 2013

Widow Noel Martin never breaks promises, and she promised her kids they'd have Christmas at her childhood home in Connecticut. But driving across country takes money. Noel is broke when a snowstorm blows them into a tiny Minnesota cafe owned by a man who can change her mind. She accepts his offer of a job. Despite her attraction to him, she makes it clear she is only temporary help. Dan Longstreet isn't adopting any more strays, but he needs a ...


SILENCING THE WOMEN: The Witch Trials of Mary Bliss Parsons, Inc., 2013

Silencing the Women: The Witch Trials of Mary Bliss Parsons is a biographical-historical exploration of the life and times of a Puritan woman who found herself trapped within early New England witchcraft accusations. In the wilderness settlements at Springfield and Northampton, along the Connecticut River, petty jealousies combined with power struggles between church, state, and the genders, sparking fears of witchcraft. In the cold and dark of ...


Out of My Life and Thought.
Albert translation by C T Campion; foreword by Norman Cousins Schweitzer

The Easton Press, Norwalk, Connecticut., 1989

Published to commemorate Albert Schweitzer's only visit to the United States 60 years ago, this anniversary edition of his autobiography gives 21st-century readers a unique and authoritative account of the man John F. Kennedy called "one of the transcendent moral influences of our century." Schweitzer is celebrated around the world as a European pioneer of medical service in Africa, a groundbreaking philosopher and musical scholar, and a ...


Shock the World

Northeastern, 2012

After the 2012 season, the UConn basketball program appeared to be on the decline. Several high-profile players departed early and the NCAA confirmed that it would ban the Huskies from the 2013 NCAA tournament. But Jim Calhoun—the man who built the program in the first place—still reigned in Storrs and vowed not to leave his team in disarray. Could Calhoun save UConn basketball? He has done it before. In twenty-five years at UConn, coach ...


Chocolate Dreams at the Gingerbread Cafe (The Gingerbread Cafe - Book 2) (A Gingerbread Cafe story)

Carina, 2014

Chocolate…the most irresistible temptation? The Gingerbread Café is all a buzz! This Easter, Lily and the rest of the town of Ashford, Connecticut are planning a truly decadent Chocolate Festival. Cooking up a storm, CeeCee and Lily are not just baking a batch of their sinfully delicious chocolate-dipped gingerbread men, but an excess of chocolate truffles, squidgy, cinnamony hot cross buns and melt in your mouth chocolate eggs. The ...



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