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The Candle Star (Divided Decade Trilogy, 1)
Boxes aren't meant to be lived in, but that's exactly where Emily Preston's parents are stuffing her. For thirteen years she's been indulged on her parents' plantation. Suddenly they expect a proper, marriageable young lady. After a moment of high spirits, a "tantrum," her mother called it, Emily is sent to stay with her iron-willed, inn-keeping uncle in Detroit. There she meets Malachi, the son of freed slaves, who challenges everything she's ...
Ben Ames Williams
Houghton Mifflin (T)
First published in 1947, this bestselling historical novel is cherished and remembered as one of the finest retellings of the Civil War saga—America's own War and Peace . In the first hard pinch of the Civil War, five siblings of an established Confederate Virginia family learn that their father is the grandfather of Abraham Lincoln. The family's story, and the story of their descendants, is presented in this tale that includes both soldiers ...
The Just Bento Cookbook: Everyday Lunches To Go
Bento fever has recently swept across the West, fuelled not just by an interest in cute, decorative food, but by the desire for an economical, healthy approach to eating in these times of recession. A leading light in the popularization of bento has been Makiko Itoh, whose blog, Just Bento , has nearly 160,000 subscribers in the U.S. alone, all of whom love her delicious recipes and practical bento-making tips. Now, for the first time, Itoh's ...
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The Parties Versus the People: How to Turn Republicans and Democrats into Americans
Yale University Press
America's political system is dysfunctional. While this is a widely held view, it is a problem that—so far—has proved intractable. After every election, voters discover yet again that political "leaders" are simply quarreling in a never-ending battle between the two warring tribes, the Republicans and Democrats. In this critically important book, a distinguished statesman and thinker identifies exactly how our political and governing systems ...
Civil War Adventure: Real History Stories of the war that divided America
History Graphics Press
From the smoke-covered battle field of Mannassas to the dueling ironclads on the Mississippi, Civil War Adventure tells stories of courage and cowardice, bravery and death set against the real history of the American Civil War. A father and son reluctantly leave their farm and family to join the Stonewall brigade in Tainted by Blood.” The young, brash, Union general, George Custer, makes his first stand, against the Confederate cavalry in ...
A Heart Divided
Attorney General, J.D. Harrison is the leading candidate to become Governor and eventually President of the United States. He has a beautiful wife, two wonderful children and a promising political career ahead of him. However, he has a nemesis that will go to any length to destroy the Harrison's family-including murder. A Heart Divided continues the journey towards the White House for J.D. and Tracy Harrison. What do you do when you realize ...
Set against the turmoil of mid-20th century world events -- the Great Depression, the Spanish Civil War, World War II, and the Red Scare -- DIVIDED LOYALTIES tells the story of Jill Fullbright, an aspiring actress in 1930's Manhattan, and the man she falls in love with, Martin Levy, a successful writer and passionate member of the Communist Party. Martin is called to fight Franco; Jill is called to her career. This puts them on a collision ...
Healing of a Divided Soul
Thomas L White III
There is a distinctive way each word earns its space in Thomas White’s first book of poetry and quotes, “Healing of a Divided Soul.” They fit accordingly after the mastermind of their structure. Giving you imagery in each piece, and taking you on a journey deep inside the soul of a man determined to overcome life difficulties through faith and commitment. “Healing of a Divided Soul” uniquely shares his story through poetry of living ...
Set in the beautiful North Carolina Mountains, Divided Pathways opens in the late 1800’s, as Quentin Diamond is building his majestic new estate for his wife and their son, John Paul. Quentin built “Tranquility” with many bedrooms to hold the sons and daughters that he and Margaret would never have. Instead of a home filled with love and laughter, one fateful night leaves young John Paul with a lifetime of questions, loss and a growing ...
Divided Lives: The Untold Stories of Jewish-Christian Women in Nazi Germany
Cynthia A. Crane
Divided Lives is a book that brings together the horrifying life stories of women from Jewish-Christian marriages whose families were persecuted under Hitler’s Third Reich. These women, the “Mischling,” “half breeds,” or “half Jews,” were subjected to an onslaught of anti-Jewish laws that divided spouses, family, and friends. From the early Hitler years through post- war Germany, the book chronicles these women’s personal ...
The Haves and the Have-Nots: A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Global Inequality
Who is the richest person in the world, ever? Does where you were born affect how much money you’ll earn over a lifetime? How would we know? Why—beyond the idle curiosity—do these questions even matter? In The Haves and the Have-Nots , Branko Milanovic, one of the world’s leading experts on wealth, poverty, and the gap that separates them, explains these and other mysteries of how wealth is unevenly spread throughout our world, now and ...
Divided: Setenid Blight Book Two
After surviving the first wave of the Setenid Blight Infection, Piper "Evie" Kenley is expected to return to her normal life. But evading the grasp of murdering Infecteds seems small in comparison to surviving the heartache of being apart from the love of her life, Devlin Vaughn. This isn't an ordinary long distance romance though. Devlin has been taken from her by the military and used, along with other non-psychotic Infecteds to fight the ...
A House Divided
Michael and Pella, Judith Phillips
The Heroes Have Returned...But the Turmoil Rages On...As the war in the Balkans draws to its bitter and devastating close, Prince Sergi returns to St. Petersburg and to his love, the young servant Anna Burenin. But the battles still rages-both within Sergi's heart and in the revolution that threatens to overthrow the tsar's tenuous control over his vast empire. Anna's brother Paul, disillusioned with a peasant's lot in tsarist Russia, joins ...
House Divided (America Libre Trilogy)
Raul Ramos y Sanchez
Grand Central Publishing
Once they had a country, a culture, a future. Today, upheaval and betrayal have turned their world upside down. And for one family-a U.S. war hero, his deeply religious wife, and their impressionable fourteen-year-old son-a new struggle has just begun. Mano Suarez made a choice to fight against injustice, and his wife can only pray for his deliverance. Now their son, Pedro, takes up his father's cause . . . disappearing into the ranks of a ...
Flambards (Oxford Children's Modern Classics)
K. M. Peyton
Oxford University Press
A totally absorbing novel about twelve-year-old Christina who is sent to live with her fierce uncle and his two sons in their decaying mansion, Flambards. Christina discovers a passion for horses and riding, but finds herself part of a strange household, divided by emotional undercurrents and cruelty.
The Divided Hearts (Pride Meets Prejudice Regency Romance #7)
Glades Publishing, 2013
#1 Amazon Regency Bestselling Author Karla Darcy Returns! "This is Regency romance at its best." Debbie Macomber, #1 NYT bestselling author "Fans of Downton Abbey and Jane Austen (without zombies) will adore this book. Karla Darcy makes us remember why we lose sense and sensibility for a sexy Regency hero and captures the era with a glorious and colorful voice!" Roxanne St. Claire, New York Times Bestselling Author "Karla Darcy weaves one ...
Divided Paths Common Ground: The Story of Mary Matthews and Lella Gaddis, Pioneering Purdue Women Who ...
Purdue University Press
In the early 1900s, Mary Matthews and Lella Gaddis forged trails for women at Purdue University and throughout Indiana. Mary was the first dean of the School of Home Economics. Lella was Indiana's first state leader of Home Demonstration. In 1914, Mary hired Lella to organize Purdue's new Home Economics Extension Service. According to those who knew them, Lella was a "sparkler" who traveled the state instructing rural women about nutrition, ...
Mix Middle Eastern politics, terrorism, and some deadly secrets on one military base with multinational diplomats talking about a possible Arab-Israeli peace accord and you've got a recipe for a riveting tale where all your second guesses are wrong. Guaranteed fiction!
The Divided Brain and the Search for Meaning
Yale University Press, 2012
In this 10,000-word essay, written to complement Iain McGilchrist's acclaimed The Master and His Emissary , the author asks why - despite the vast increase in material well-being - people are less happy today than they were half a century ago, and suggests that the division between the two hemispheres of the brain has a critical effect on how we see and understand the world around us. In particular, McGilchrist suggests, the left hemisphere's ...
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