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Seeking Daylight - Part I - Journey to the Underhill Gates (Louis Witherspoon Adventure Series Book 1)

PJO Books, 2014

Louis Witherspoon has little idea just how important he is. After all, at Hinsdale Academy he is known by his classmates as little more than the scrawny kid who was only accepted to the prestigious school because he is the grandson of the janitor…that is, if he’s noticed at all. But everything changes when Louis’ grandfather suddenly disappears, and he is left with a mysterious map that once belonged to a father Louis has never ...


Riders of the Tumbling K: Lost Novel - First Book Edition

Buckskin Western, 2014

Top 1% of all Books at Amazon #1 Bestselling Louis L'Amour Book Top 30 in Westerns First time in book form, this "lost" Louis L'Amour novel, published in three parts in the old pulp magazines during the 1950s, showcases the story of the settling of the west in the lives and loves of the riders of the Tumbling K ranch. Once again Louis L'Amour delivers an unforgettable novel of men and women facing the raw challenges of the range land. Ward ...


Holes (A Yearling Book)
Louis Sachar

Dell Yearling, 2000

This winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award features Stanley Yelnats, a kid who is under a curse. A curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnats. Now Stanley has been unjustly sent to a boys' detention center, Camp Green Lake, where the warden makes the boys "build character" by spending all day, every day, digging holes five feet wide and five ...


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 ...


DEAD OF WINTER (Louis Kincaid Book 2)

Our Noir Publishing, 2013

Available for the first time in eBook! Read the thriller that launched the award-winning New York Times bestselling Louis Kincaid series. In the quaint tourist town of Loon Lake, Mich., a killer is taking his vengeance. One by one, the bodies of cops are found, brutally executed, with mysteriously coded death cards placed with each corpse – the gruesome signature of a psychopath. And the only sound louder than doors being locked against ...


Louis Vuitton: The Birth of Modern Luxury Updated Edition
Paul-Gerard Pasols, Pierre Leonforte

Harry N. Abrams, 2012

When Louis Vuitton: The Birth of Modern Luxury was published in 2004, the book was the first to describe the dramatic rise of the world’s finest luxury company. Written with full access to the company’s archives, it demonstrates Louis Vuitton’s passion for fine design with a stunning array of archival art, product designs, and cutting-edge advertising. The company is examined through the lives of its first three leaders—founder Louis ...


Louis Vuitton Fashion Photography
Charlotte Cotton, Martin Harrison

Rizzoli, 2014

A landmark fashion photography monograph chronicling the most famous and sought-after brand in the world. Since the 1920s, the images of Louis Vuitton—both advertising and editorial—have drawn the world into its ethereal, luxurious identity and have changed the way we see fashion, travel, art, and culture. These captivating touchstones of fashion photography have served as a glamorous, romantic porthole to one of the world’s most ...


Jean-Louis Deniot: Interiors
Diane Dorrans Saeks

Rizzoli, 2014

The first book on the work of a designer whose refined classical interiors are widely desired and emulated as the epitome of French style. Honored as one of the top designers by all the international design magazines and universally admired by design editors, Jean-Louis Deniot is in demand. His updated classical approach now graces interiors in Paris, the French countryside, Moscow, India, New York, Chicago, L.A., and beyond—and his legacy is ...


The Sixth Shotgun
Louis L'Amour

AmazonEncore, 2013

No writer is associated more closely with the American West than Louis L'Amour. Collected here are two of his most exciting works, in their original forms. The title story, a tale of stagecoach robbery and frontier justice, is finally available in its full-length version. Similarly, the short novel included in this volume, "The Rider of the Ruby Hills," one of L'Amour's greatest range war novels, was published first in a magazine, then expanded ...


Devil at My Heels: A Heroic Olympian's Astonishing Story of Survival as a Japanese POW in World War II
Louis Zamperini, David Rensin

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2011

“An extraordinary story of war and a touching tale of the triumph of love.” —James Bradley, author of Flags of Our Fathers Devil at My Heels is the riveting, astonishing, and inspirational memoir of one of the greatest of the Greatest Generation: U.S. Olympian, World War II bombardier, Japanese POW, and survivor Louis Zamperini. His story of courage and resilience is so extraordinary that Lauren Hillebrand, author of Seabiscuit , ...


Last of the Breed: A Novel
Louis L'Amour

Bantam, 1987

“For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”— Kirkus Reviews   Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark. It is the compelling story of U.S. Air Force Major Joe Mack, a man born out of time. When his experimental aircraft is forced down in Russia and he escapes a Soviet prison camp, he must call upon the ancient skills of his Indian forebears to survive the vast Siberian ...


A Child's Garden of Verses
Robert Louis Stevenson

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1999

Here is a delightful look at childhood, written by master poet and storyteller Robert Louis Stevenson. In this collection of sixty-six poems, Stevenson recalls the joys of his childhood, from sailing boats down a river, to waiting for the lamplighter, to sailing off to foreign lands in his imagination. Tasha Tudor's watercolor paintings evoke a simpler time in the past, and celebrate two of the things she loves most -- children and nature. Her ...


The Sacketts Volume One 5-Book Bundle: Sackett's Land, To the Far Blue Mountains, The Warrior's Path, Jubal ...

Bantam, 2014

Though most of the epic Sackett series takes place during the 1870s, Louis L’Amour took great pains to flesh out this iconic family’s origins and pre–Civil War history. Now the five novels chronicling the arrival of Barnabas Sackett on American soil, his sons’ trials in the sprawling new wilderness, and their descendants’ adventures in the West are collected in one indispensable eBook bundle:   SACKETT’S LAND TO THE FAR BLUE ...


Treasure Island (Dover Thrift Editions)
Robert Louis Stevenson

Dover Publications, 1993

One of the most enduringly popular adventure tales, Treasure Island began in 1881 as a serialized adventure entitled "The Sea-Cook" in the periodical Young Folks. Completed during a stay at Davos, Switzerland, where Stevenson had gone for his health, it was published in 1883 in the form we know today. Set in the eighteenth century, Treasure Island spins a heady tale of piracy, a mysterious treasure map, and a host of sinister characters ...


Sackett's Land: A Novel
Louis L'Amour

Bantam, 1984

After discovering six gold Roman coins buried in the mud of the Devil’s Dyke, Barnabas Sackett enthusiastically invests in goods that he will offer for trade in America. But Sackett has a powerful enemy: Rupert Genester, nephew of an earl, wants him dead. A battlefield promise made to Sackett’s father threatens Genester’s inheritance. So on the eve of his departure for America, Sackett is attacked and thrown into the hold of a pirate ship. ...


Louis Vuitton: Art, Fashion and Architecture

Rizzoli, 2009

Luxury and art have never been more closely linked than they are in these early years of the twenty-first century. Virtually all the world’s major luxury houses have associated themselves with contemporary art through sponsorships, commissions, or foundations, and these points of exchange nourish the increasingly symbiotic relationship between fashion, art, and other design disciplines. Of all modern luxury brands, Louis Vuitton can claim to ...


Louis Braille: The Boy Who Invented Books for the Blind (Scholastic Biography)
Margaret Davidson

Scholastic Paperbacks, 1991

A poignant story of the man who developed the Braille system of printing for the blind.


Secret of Silver Springs [Illustrated]

Peril Press, 2014

PERIL PRESS presents: Range Riders Western, November 1949 SECRET OF SILVER SPRINGS by Louis L’Amour as Jim Mayo Dud Shaffer and his pards know how to take the right turn at the right time! “Dud” and his pards know how to take the right turn at the right time 6300 Words PLUS BONUS!!! Texas Rangers, April 1951 TROUBLE SHOOTER by Sam Brant Hardcase McHugh earns two hundred dollars—with one shot! Hardcase McHugh, salty ...


Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life
Louis Zamperini, David Rensin

Dey Street Books, 2014

American hero Louis Zamperini shares his wisdom, values, lessons, secrets, and other insights gleaned from his remarkable experiences in this powerful and inspiring book. Louis Zamperini’s struggle to survive the unimaginable—brought to life in his autobiography Devil at My Heels and in Laura Hillenbrand’s #1 New York Times bestseller and its film adaptation, Unbroken —elevated him to his rightful place among our country’s greatest ...


We Shaped the Land with Our Guns [Annotated]: 21 Classic L'Amour Western Short Stories and Novelettes, 2014

AMAZON RECOMMEND IN LITERATURE & FICTION - THE BIGGEST LOUIS L'AMOUR BARGAIN - EVER! 21 of his best western tales $3,99. From the first story, "West is Where the Heart Is," through tales like "Fork Your Own Broncs," "One Last Gun Notch," "A Strong Land Growing," "His Brother's Debt," "Keep Travlin', Rider," "War Party," "Man Riding West," and "We Shaped the Land with Our Guns," to the final story, "Home in the Valley" (to name only a few), it ...



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