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Killing for Coal: America's Deadliest Labor War
Thomas G. Andrews

Harvard University Press, 2010

On a spring morning in 1914, in the stark foothills of southern Colorado, members of the United Mine Workers of America clashed with guards employed by the Rockefeller family, and a state militia beholden to Colorado’s industrial barons. When the dust settled, nineteen men, women, and children among the miners’ families lay dead. The strikers had killed at least thirty men, destroyed six mines, and laid waste to two company towns. ...


Deadliest Sea: The Untold Story Behind the Greatest Rescue in Coast Guard History
Kalee Thompson

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2011

Deadliest Sea by Kalee Thompson is the spellbinding true story of the greatest rescue in U.S. Coast Guard history. Recounting the tragic sinking of the fishing trawler, Alaska Ranger , in the Bering Sea and its remarkable aftermath in March 2008, Deadliest Sea is real life action and adventure at its finest. The full story of an amazing rescue—where extraordinary courage, ingenuity, will, and technology combined in one of the most ...


Deadliest Cast Member - Disneyland Adventure Series - EPISODE ONE (Jack Duncan) (SEASON ONE Book 1)

MouseWait Publishing, 2014

This is the first of six Episodes in Season One. The Complete  SEASON ONE COMPILATION  with  Bonus Content  is available now.  Get all six Episodes plus special bonus content here: -  ***Update: THE COMPLETE SEASON TWO COLLECTION IS HERE! Grab it on Amazon:  -- go to to watch the trailers. A FAMILY FRIENDLY (13+) THRILLER AT DISNEYLAND! Jack Duncan has ...


National Geographic Readers: Deadliest Animals
Melissa Stewart

National Geographic Children's Books, 2011

Did you know that a tiny golf ball-sized creature called the blue-ringed octopus contains enough venom to kill 26 adult humans? Or why the Sydney funnel web spider is one of the most dangerous creatures in the world? In this Level 3 book, kids will be fascinated by 12 species that you hope you'll never come across! Sharks, snakes, jellyfish and more—these creatures are among the most threatening—and interesting—in the world! National ...


The Deadliest Monster: A Christian Introduction to Worldviews
J. F. Baldwin

Fishermen Press, 2001

In an exciting journey that begins with our assumptions about the nature of man, The Deadliest Monster explores the impact that such assumptions have on our beliefs about God, truth, morality, psychology and politics. Not surprisingly, the initial assumption colors all other beliefs, so that the book becomes a fascinating catalogue of the ways in which the Christian perspective better matches reality.


Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Erik Larson

Vintage, 2000

National Bestseller September 8, 1900, began innocently in the seaside town of Galveston, Texas. Even Isaac Cline, resident meteorologist for the U.S. Weather Bureau failed to grasp the true meaning of the strange deep-sea swells and peculiar winds that greeted the city that morning. Mere hours later, Galveston found itself submerged in a monster hurricane that completely destroyed the town and killed over six thousand people in what remains ...


The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers
Nicholas Irving, Gary Brozek

St. Martin's Press, 2015

Groundbreaking, thrilling and revealing,  The Reaper  is the astonishing memoir of Special Operations Direct Action Sniper Nicholas Irving, the 3rd Ranger Battalion's deadliest sniper with 33 confirmed kills, though his remarkable career total, including probables, is unknown. Irving shares the true story of his extraordinary military career, including his deployment to Afghanistan in the summer of 2009, when he set another record, this ...


The Deadliest Denial

Montlake Romance, 2006

When one woman's detective husband is accused of abusing and plotting to kill her, she must come to terms with the truth, the lies, and the passion that is the basis of their marriage.


100 Deadliest Things on the Planet (100 Most...)
Anna Claybourne

Scholastic Paperbacks, 2012

Packed full of the deadliest things on Earth! The world is a dangerous place; everywhere you look there is something deadlier than the last. There are animals that can use an arsenal of deadly weapons--teeth, claws, stinging spines, powerful pincers, or scary suckers--to fight, hunt, or defend themselves. There are natural disasters--from towering tsunamis to massive volcanic eruptions--that can destroy whole cities in the blink of an eye. ...


Paradise Island: In Africa man is the deadliest predator, 2014

Paradise Island is a thriller set in modern day sub-Saharan Africa. The key protagonists are Candice Cain, a US photo-journalist; Carlos da Gama, the editor of a highly influential Mozambiquan newspaper and Courtney Regal, the owner and operator of a multi-national conglomerate with a South African heritage. The story opens with a dramatic, violent scene from Carlos’ early childhood, forty years before, in Angola and rapidly advances to ...


Vaccinated: One Man's Quest to Defeat the World's Deadliest Diseases
Paul A., M.D. Offit

Harper Perennial, 2008

His goal—to prevent every disease that commonly attacked children—was unattainable. But Maurice Hilleman came close. Maurice Hilleman is the father of modern vaccines. Chief among his accomplishments are nine vaccines that practically every child gets, rendering formerly deadly diseases—including mumps, rubella, and measles—nearly forgotten. Author Paul A. Offit's rich and lively narrative details Hilleman's research and experiences ...


The Deadliest Men: The World's Deadliest Combatants Throughout the Ages
Paul Kirchner

Paladin Press, 2001

Who were the greatest warriors of all time? This book profiles 50, including Myamoto Musashi, Jim Bowie and Geronimo, who faced overwhelming odds, survived terrible wounds, pulled off hairbreadth escapes and piled enemies in heaps. Their stories read like fiction but are all the more riveting because they are true.


Deadliest Catch: Desperate Hours

Discovery Channel, 2008

Tales of heroics, wrecks and rescues are all captured in this unique collection of epic tales that will have fans of the show and readers alike setting sail for adventures on the frigid Bering Sea.


Deadliest Cast Member 2005 Season Two (Volume 2)
Kelly Ryan Johns

MouseWait Publishing, 2014


Atrocities: The 100 Deadliest Episodes in Human History
Matthew White

W. W. Norton & Company, 2013

“An amusing (really) account of the murderous ways of despots, slave traders, blundering royals, gladiators and assorted hordes.”— New York Times Evangelists of human progress meet their opposite in Matthew White’s epic examination of history’s one hundred most violent events, or, in White’s piquant phrasing, “the numbers that people want to argue about.” Reaching back to the Second Persian War in 480 BCE and moving ...


The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History
John M. Barry

Penguin Books, 2005

At the height of WWI, history’s most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then exploded, killing as many as 100 million people worldwide. It killed more people in twenty-four months than AIDS killed in twenty-four years, more in a year than the Black Death killed in a century. But this was not the Middle Ages, and 1918 marked the first collision of science and epidemic disease. Magisterial ...


The Deadliest Bite (Jaz Parks)
Jennifer Rardin

Orbit, 2011

I have two choices. Carve Brude's name into Hell's bile-encrusted gates. Or lose my soul. After an assassination attempt on Vayl, I find myself pulled into a tangled web that takes the gang to Romania. So how will I save a ghost, rescue a demon, and cheat the Great Taker out of a soul he's slavering for while defeating my nastiest foe yet so that Vayl can, at last, cherish a few precious years with his sons? With careful planning, major ...


The White Cascade: The Great Northern Railway Disaster and America's Deadliest Avalanche
Gary Krist

Holt Paperbacks, 2008

"Krist does wonders . . . [He] describes the frantic rescue efforts . . . and the malevolent, unending storm. In a thrilling, climactic chapter, he conjures forth the avalanche." --The New York Times   In February 1910, a monstrous, record-breaking blizzard hit the Northwest. Nowhere was the danger more terrifying than near a tiny town called Wellington, perched high in the Cascade Mountains, where a desperate situation evolved: two ...


Deadliest Indian War in the West
Gregory Michno

Caxton Press, 2007

Gregory Michno gives readers the first comprehensive look at the Natives, soldiers, and settlers who clashed on the high desert of Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, and Northern California in the Snake War, which claimed more lives than any other western Indian war.


America's Deadliest Export: Democracy - The Truth About US Foreign Policy and Everything Else
William Blum

Zed Books, 2013

For over 65 years, the United States war machine has been on auto pilot. Since World War II, the world has believed that US foreign policy means well, and that America's motives in spreading democracy are honorable, even noble. In this startling and provocative book from William Blum, one of the United States' leading non-mainstream chroniclers of American foreign policy and author of the popular online newsletter, Anti-Empire Reports , ...



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