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Kidnapped (Bantam Classics)
Robert Louis Stevenson

Bantam Classics, 1982

Spirited, romantic, and full of danger, Kidnapped is Robert Louis Stevenson's classic of high adventure. Beloved by generations, it is the saga of David Balfour, a young heir whose greedy uncle connives to do him out of his inherited fortune and plots to have him seized and sold into slavery. But honor, loyalty, and courage are rewarded; the orphan and castaway survives kidnapping and shipwreck, is rescued by a daredevil of a rogue, and ...


A Christmas Carol: The Junior Novel (Disney's a Christmas Carol)
Disney Book Group

Disney Press, 2009

The timeless tale of an old miser who must face Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet-to-Come, is re-imagined by cinematic visionary Robert Zemeckis. The three Ghosts remind Scrooge of the man he once used to be, the cold truth of who he is today, and what will happen if Scrooge does not strive to be a better man for tomorrow! Set during the holidays, A Christmas Carol is sure to stand out as a classic holiday film for years to come


DK Biography: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Amy Pastan, Primo Levi


Tells the amazing story of struggle and triumph of one of the greatest Civil Rights leaders, Martin Luther King, Jr. In this groundbreaking new series, DK brings together fresh voices and DK design values to give readers the most information-packed, visually exciting biographies on the market today. Full-color photographs of people, places, and artifacts, definitions of key words, and sidebars on related subjects add dimension and relevance to ...


Parting the Waters : America in the King Years 1954-63
Taylor Branch

Simon & Schuster, 1989

Hailed as the most masterful story ever told of the American civil rights movement, Parting the Waters is destined to endure for generations. Moving from the fiery political baptism of Martin Luther King, Jr., to the corridors of Camelot where the Kennedy brothers weighed demands for justice against the deceptions of J. Edgar Hoover, here is a vivid tapestry of America, torn and finally transformed by a revolutionary struggle unequaled since ...



Can you remember the last time you experienced a miracle in your life? It is strange for you to serve the almighty God and your life is devoid of miracles. However, "God is still in the business of working miracles...and He can turn your mess to a miracle, " Ebenezer Afolabi writes. Are there days when you feel like going up to God in heaven to ask Him why He delays the answers to your prayers? How do you feel when your prayers are filled with ...


A Christmas Carol (picture book edition)

Balzer + Bray, 2010

A beloved holiday classic at its best! With concise text and luminous illustrations, this promises to be the perfect addition to everyone′s Christmas list. For this true, unique picture-book adaptation of the timeless story, who better to bring Scrooge to villainous, blustering life than Brett Helquist-the artist who also gave us the formidable Count Olaf.


The Sot-weed Factor: or, A Voyage to Maryland. A Satyr. In which is Describ'd The Laws, Government, Courts ..., 2011

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


The New Hudson Shakespeare: Julius Cæsar, 2011

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


VeggieTales Bible Storybook: With Scripture from the NIrV (Big Idea Books)
Cindy Kenney

Zonderkidz, 2006

Join Bob the Tomato, Larry the Cucumber, and all your VeggieTales friends as they share twenty favorite Bible stories. Based on the popular videos, this Bible storybook combines VeggieTales humor with great lessons. Kids will love reading these classic Veggie stories and Scripture selections that go along with them from the New International Reader's Version (NIrV---The NIV for Kids!) Have fun while learning Bible stories and the important ...


The Sot-Weed Factor (Anchor Literary Library)
John Barth

Anchor, 1987

This is Barth's most distinguished masterpiece.  This modern classic is a hilarious tribute to all the most insidious human vices, with a hero who is "one of the most roam the world since Candide" ( Time ).


Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, Seventeenth Edition
John Ayto

Collins Reference, 2006

Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable is one of the world's best-loved reference books. First published in 1870, this treasury of 'words that have a story to tell' has established itself as one of the great reference classics—the first port of call for tens of thousands of terms, phrases and proper names, and a fund of fascinating, unusual and out-of-the-way information. At the heart of the dictionary lie entries on the meaning and ...


Between Silk and Cyanide: A Codemaker's War, 1941-1945
Leo Marks

Free Press, 2000

In 1942, Leo Marks left his father's famous bookshop, 84 Charing Cross Road, and went off to fight the war. He was twenty-two. Soon recognized as a cryptographer of genius, he became head of communications at the Special Operations Executive (SOE), where he revolutionized the codemaking techniques of the Allies and trained some of the most famous agents dropped into occupied Europe, including "the White Rabbit" and Violette Szabo. As a top ...


The Toilers of the Sea (Modern Library Classics)
Victor Hugo

Modern Library, 2002

In 1855, fleeing political persecution, Victor Hugo found sanctuary on the Isle of Guernsey, among the most historic and picturesque of the Channel Islands. The legends and lore of the islands sparked Hugo's imagination, resulting in one of his most unusual works. Setting mythical, romantic, and social themes against a backdrop of memorable descriptions, The Toilers of the Sea is a novel of epic proportions, brought to light in a new Signet ...


The Clavis or Key to the Magic of Solomon: From an Original Talismanic Grimoire in Full Color by Ebenezer ...
Joseph H Peterson

Ibis, 2009

The Clavis or Key to the Magic of Solomon is one of several notebooks from the estate of Ebenezer Sibley, transcribed under the direction of Frederic Hockley (1808-1885). Sibley was a prominent physician and an influential author, who complemented his scientific studies with writings on the "deeper truths" including magic, astrology, alchemy, and hypnotherapy. Both Sibley and Hockley were major inspirations in the occult revival of the past two ...


Children of the Street (Darko Dawson, Bk 2)
Kwei Quartey

Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2011

In the slums of Accra, Ghana’s fast-moving, cosmopolitan capital, teenagers are turning up dead. Inspector Darko Dawson has seen many crimes, but this latest string of murders—in which all the young victims bear a chilling signature—is the most unsettling of his career. Are these heinous acts a form of ritual killing or the work of a lone, cold-blooded monster? With time running out, Dawson embarks on a harrowing journey through the ...


The Book of Ebenezer le Page

AudioGO Ltd, 2012

Ebenezer Le Page, cantankerous, opinionated and charming, is one of the most compelling literary creations of the late 20th century. Eighty years old, Ebenezer has lived his whole life on the Channel Island of Guernsey, a stony speck of a place caught between England and France yet a world away from either. Ebenezer himself is fiercely independent, but as he reaches the end of his life he is determined to tell his own story and the story of ...


The Thousand Nights and One Night (Calla Editions)
David Walser

Calla Editions, 2011

This stunningly illustrated selection of tales from the classic Arabian Nights features silhouette and color art by noted children's book illustrator Jan Pienkowski. Retold by David Walser, these interpretations charm the contemporary reader with flourishes of whimsy and insouciance that complement Pienkowski's exquisite compositions of silhouettes laced with brilliant color and metallic silver ornamentation. The tales include "Shahrazade: The ...


Kidnapped (Oxford Worlds Classics)
Robert Louis Stevenson, Ian Duncan

Oxford University Press, USA, 2014

'Your bed shall be the moorcock's, and your life shall be like the hunted deer's, and ye shall sleep with your hand upon your weapons.' Tricked out of his inheritance, shanghaied, shipwrecked off the west coast of Scotland, David Balfour finds himself fleeing for his life in the dangerous company of Jacobite outlaw and suspected assassin Alan Breck Stewart. Their unlikely friendship is put to the test as they dodge government troops across the ...


Agape Leadership
Robert L. Peterson, Alexander Strauch

Lewis & Roth Publishers, 1995

Agape Leadership promises to be one of the most spiritually inspiring books you have ever read. As we start the 21st century, we desperately need examples of what Christian leaders are to be like. Robert Cleaver Chapman (1803-1902) provides an extraordinary example of Christ-like, agape leadership. Although little known today, he was a widely respected Christian leader in England during the last century. Chapman became legendary in his own time ...


Cities of Tomorrow: An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design in the Twentieth Century
Peter Hall

Wiley-Blackwell, 2002

Cities of Tomorrow is a critical history of planning in theory and practice in the twentieth century, as well as of the social and economic problems and opportunities that gave rise to it. A critical history of planning in theory and practice in the twentieth century, as well as of the social and economic problems and opportunities that gave rise to it Trenchant, perceptive, global in coverage, this book is an unrivalled account of its ...



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