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Understanding Chess Endgames
John Nunn

Gambit Publications, 2009

One of the world's foremost chess writers provides everything you need to know about chess endgames! Assuming no specialized endgame knowledge, John Nunn presents 100 key endgame concepts, and explains how they are used to win games or save difficult positions. He covers all the main types of endgames and typical thinking methods, and so equips readers with all the skills needed to excel in this vital phase of the game up to good club level and ...


Moviemakers' Master Class: Private Lessons from the World's Foremost Directors
Laurent Tirard

San Val, 2002

From Scorsese and Lynch to Wenders and Godard, interviews with twenty of the world's greatest directors on how they make films--and why Each great filmmaker has a secret method to his moviemaking--but each of them is different. In Moviemaker Master Class , Laurent Tirard talks to twenty of today's most important filmmakers to get to the core of each director's approach to film, exploring the filmmaker's vision as well as his technique, while ...


All the Bishop's Men

Foremost Press, 2013

"A whodunit that will keep you turning the pages until the very end." The Phoenix police are called in when the body of a Catholic priest is found slumped over a desk with a gun in his hand. Lt. Nick Greer is assigned to this case of an apparent suicide. But trusting his gut feelings, Lt. Greer comes to believe this case involves much more than anyone had imagined. Despite pressure from his boss, department heads, local government ...


The Fiddler in the Subway: The Story of the World-Class Violinist Who Played for Handouts. . . And Other ...
Gene Weingarten

Simon & Schuster, 2010

GENE WEINGARTEN IS THE O. HENRY OF AMERICAN JOURNALISM Simply the best storyteller around, Weingarten describes the world as you think it is before revealing how it actually is—in narratives that are by turns hilarious, heartwarming, and provocative, but always memorable. Millions of people know the title piece about violinist Joshua Bell, which originally began as a stunt: What would happen if you put a world-class musician outside a ...


This Little Light: Beyond a Baptist Preacher Predator and His Gang
Christa Brown

Foremost Press, 2009

In this groundbreaking memoir and exposé, Christa Brown tells the story of clergy sex abuse and cover-ups in the largest Protestant denomination, the Southern Baptist Convention. As she shares her journey from trusting church girl to tenacious advocate for children's safety, Brown shines a light on the patterns of preacher-predators and the collusion of evangelical leaders. This Little Light speaks of the unspeakable, and in doing so, testifies ...


7 Strategies for Wealth & Happiness: Power Ideas from America's Foremost Business Philosopher
Jim Rohn

San Val, 1996

Some people believe that they have to choose between wealth and happiness. This is not true. Wealth and happiness spring from the same fountain of abundance. To unlock this fountain, this title offers you seven key strategies for success.


A Treasury of Great Recipes: Famous Specialties of the World's Foremost Restaurants Adapted for the American ...
Mary Grant Price, Vincent Price

Ampersand Press, 1965

One of the most revered and collectible cookbooks of the 20th century, Vincent and Mary Price's A Treasury of Great Recipes has stood the test of time. It now seems clear that one of the reasons this book has become a classic is not merely the recipes. This book captures an entire lifestyle -- the Postwar, globe-trotting, Pan Am, waiters in bow ties, gourmet lifestyle. This is a Mad Men book. No quick-to-the-table Betty Crocker conveniences ...


The Complete Poems of Cavafy: A new Translation of the Foremost Greek Poet of the 20th Century
Constantine Cavafy

Harcourt, Brace & World, 1961

Cavafy, the foremost modern Greek poet, is a master at presenting a scene, an intense feeling, or an idea in direct, unornamented verse. Many of the poems are openly homosexual. Sixty-three newly translated poems have been added to the widely praised edition which includes the classic poem “Ithaca.” Introduction by W. H. Auden. Translated by Rae Dalven.


Dear Sparkle: Cat-to-Cat Advice from the world's foremost feline columnist

Adams Media, 2010

Sage advice straight from the mouth of the world's most pointed puss! --My human is moving in with her boyfriend, so we'll have to leave our apartment and my perfect birdwatching perch. I need to know how to get rid of him! --Our "pet sitter" smells weird. Is there any way to make her less stinky? --My humans like to sleep when it's obviously the best time to play! Have any ideas for how to wake them up? Face it, felines, your humans can't ...


RICHARD HALLIBURTON'S COMPLETE BOOK OF MARVELS. (The Exciting Travels in the New World and Old of America's ...
Richard Halliburton.

Bobbs Merrill, 1960


Devil's Feathers
David Chacko

Foremost Press, 2008

Inspector Levent, Istanbul Homicide, is on vacation when his most sensational case is handed off to him. How can he stop the past from invading the present with fire that literally burns its victims alive? What kind of vengeance consumes without ever being quenched? "Devil's Feathers" answers these questions and more.


A Treasury of American Prints
Thomas Craven

Simon and Schuster, 1939

"A Selection of One Hundred Etchings and Lithographs by the Foremost Living American Artists". All are black-and-white. Includes works by: Bacon, Benton. Bishop, Blanch, Bohrod, Brook, Butler, Cadmus, Chapin, Clemens, Cook, Corbino, Curry, Dehn, Dwight, Fiene, Ford, Freeman, Gag, Ganso, Good, Grooper, Grosz, Heaslip, Heckman, Higgins, Hoffman, Hopper, Jones, Kuniyoshi, Lee, Locke, Lucioni, Marin, Marsh, Martelly, Miller, Nason, Peirce, Robinson, ...


The Final Victim
I. J. Sarfeh

Foremost Press, 2006

In rural Michigan, a famed athlete undergoes a routine operation. Six weeks later he is dead, victim of a bizarre form of cancer. In Los Angeles, a radio announcer dies of the same cause. Coincidence? Dr. Greg Dostoyov, the athlete's surgeon, and biologist Kate Adams do not think so. Their quest for answers begins in a remote Scottish laboratory. Greg stumbles upon a photograph of stem cells resembling those that caused the athlete's death. The ...


Elegant Irish Cooking: Hundreds of Recipes from the World's Foremost Irish Chefs
Noel C. Cullen

Lebhar-Friedman, 2001

The dishes presented in Elegant Irish Cooking are served in Ireland's best restaurants and homes.


Patek Philippe in America: Marketing the World's Foremost Watch
John Reardon

Cefari Publishing, 2008

PATEK PHILIPPE IN AMERICA explores the history of Patek Philippe and its relationship with the American market through an extensive collection of company advertisements and documents. The richly illustrated oversized coffee table book highlights many of the most important watches, technical innovations, and U.S. retailers of the 19th and 20th century. Many of the most famous American Patek Philippe owners and collectors are revealed including ...


Gone Over
David Chacko, Alexander Kulcsar

Foremost Press, 2009

Gone Over is the story of the American Revolution seen through the reverse lens of British Intelligence--a view never quite seen before. Israel Potter is the best known private soldier of the Revolution, and his story takes the reader through the maelstrom of the war. From a beginning in captivity, Potter's life touches every major figure of this secret war, starting with the underground Friends of America in England and continuing through ...


Guardians of Yellowstone: An Intimate Look at the Challenges of Protecting America's Foremost Wilderness Park
Dan R. Sholly, Steven M. Newman

Quill, 1993

The chief of Yellowstone National Park shares with readers its awesome beauty and makes dramatically clear the constant stresses within it caused by visitors and nature. Yellowstone was created as a place where visitors could wander freely, but when they and animals come upon each other, the results are often hair-raising and sometimes tragic. 3 maps and 46 photographs, many in color.


Breast Cancer: Beyond Convention--The World's Foremost Authorities on Complementary and Alternative Medicine ...
Debu Tripathy, Isaac Cohen, 2002

As advances in breast cancer research move forward, more treatment options are available than ever before, which is great news -- but how can you determine the course of action that is right for you? Here is a definitive guide, informed from cover to cover by leading authorities in the field -- the only single resource that lays out all of the traditional and alternative approaches available today. "Breast Cancer: Beyond Convention" is truly a ...


Nine Lives of Israel: A Nation's History through the Lives of Its Foremost Leaders
Jack L. Schwartzwald

Mcfarland, 2012

This study offers a concise yet comprehensive account of Israel's history as told through the lives of nine of its leading citizens and founders.  Each chapter chronicles a critical epoch in the Israeli saga and catalogs the impact made on that epoch by one of nine leading protagonists -- Theodor Herzl, Chaim Weizmann, David Ben-Gurion, Abba Eban, Moshe Dayan, Golda Meir, Menachem Begin, Yitzhak Rabin and Ariel Sharon.  The result is a ...


Super Bowl Fix?

Foremost Press, 2013

Four attempts are made to sabotage the 2013 Super Bowl. Will the drunken Indian succeed with his last war-ride, or will seven federal and state agencies bring him down? Given the expertise of some agency personnel, early bets are on the Indian. Well, how about the two billionaires who try to fix the game so they can scam fellow money-bag Sheldon Adelson? Vic Diamond's "adopted son" is a middle-aged accountant with a whacky Chinese bodyguard. ...



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