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Lessons in Life I Learned... by Patrick J. Caraher (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.2MB Overview: Remember when the most exciting moment of your childhood was opening a fresh pack of baseball cards? How you gazed lovingly at the pictures of your heroes, pored over their statistics, thrilled to their exploits and identified with their lives? We all know someone whose baseball card collection was the most significant touchstone of his childhood. Baseball card collector Patrick Caraher has turned his lifelong passion into a spiritual odyssey in Lessons...

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A Hole in the Wind by David Goodrich (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader 22 MB Overview: An epic bicycle journey across the American hinterland that engages the challenges of climate change alongside a diverse array of American voices. After a distinguished career in climate science as the Director of the UN Global Climate Observing System in Geneva, David Goodrich returned home to the United States to find a nation and a people in denial. Concerned that the American people are willfully deluded by the misinformation about climate that dominates...

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In Contempt by Christopher Darden, Jess Walter (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, MOBI Reader, AZW Reader, 1.54 MB Overview: #1 New York Times Bestseller. For more than a year, Christopher Darden argued tirelessly for the prosecution, giving voice to the victims in the 0.J. Simpson murder trial. In Contempt is an unflinching look at what the television cameras could not show: behind-the-scenes meetings, the deteriorating relationships between the defense and prosecution teams, the taunting, baiting, and pushing matches between Darden and Simpson, the...

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Redneck Woman by Gretchen Wilson (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePub reader, 242kb Overview: Raised by a single mom in rural Illinois, Gretchen Wilson's formal education concluded in the eighth grade when she traded books for tending bar at Big O's, a rough-and-tumble joint on the outskirts of Pocahontas, IL. By the time she was 15, Gretchen was managing the place with the help of a loaded 12-gauge behind the bar to keep folks in line. Though he was long gone, Wilson's father had instilled a love of music in his daughter that blossomed on stage at Big...

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The Late Bloomer by Ken Baker (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 772.86 KB Overview: On the surface, Ken Baker seemed a model man. He was a nationally ranked hockey goalie; a Hollywood correspondent for People; a guest-lister at celebrity parties; and girls came on to him. Inside, though, he didn't feel like the man he was supposed to be. Although attracted to women, Ken had little sex drive and thus even less of a sex life. To his anguish, he repeatedly found himself unable to perform sexually. And, regardless of strenuous workouts, his...

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Tchaikovsky by David Brown (.ePUB)

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Requirements: EPUB reader, 1.8 mb Overview: In any language, it is definitive.-The Sunday Telegraph A magnificent achievement, and one which can only deepen our appreciation and understanding of this great composer.-The Sunday Times (London) This very distinctive new work on Tchaikovsky uniquely combines a lively biography of Russia's best-loved composer with a chronological guide to his music, ranging from the popular symphonies and concertos to his operas and ballets. David Brown skillfully guides the...

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Female Nomad & Friends by Rita Golden Gelman (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 3.4MB Overview: In 1987, Rita, newly divorced, set out to live her dream. She sold all her possessions and became a nomad. She wrote a book about her ongoing journey and, in 2001, insisted on putting her personal e-mail address in the last chapter--against all advice. It turned out to be a fortuitous decision. She has met thousands of readers, stayed in their homes, and sat around kitchen tables sharing stories and food and laughter. In this essay collection, Gelman includes...

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Herod The Great: Statesman, Visionary, Tyrant

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Author: Norman Gelb  |  Isbn: 9781442210653  |  File size: 3.2 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 228  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography While many people are familiar with King Herod's famous (or infamous) mention in the Bible, his life touches on many compelling stories of the ancient world-from Antony and Cleopatra to the Olympics, and from aqueducts to executions. From his early life as an Arab who became...

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Chasing Excellence by Ben Bergeron (.MOBI)

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Requirements: mobi reader, 627 kb Overview: CrossFit trainer Ben Bergeron has helped build the world's fittest athletes, but he's not like other coaches. He believes that greatness is not for the elite few; that winning is a result, not a goal; and that character, not talent, is what makes a true champion. His powerful philosophy can help anyone excel at all aspects of life. Using the dramatic competition between the top contenders at the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games® as a background, Ben explores the...

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Frontier Grit by Marianne Monson (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 3 MB Overview: Discover the stories of twelve women who heard the call to settle the west and who came from all points of the globe to begin their journey. As a slave, Clara watched helpless as her husband and children were sold, only to be reunited with her youngest daughter, as a free woman, six decades later. As a young girl, Charlotte hid her gender to escape a life of poverty and became the greatest stagecoach driver that ever lived. As a Native American, Gertrude fought...

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The View From Xanadu

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Author: Ian Mugridge  |  Isbn: 9780773512955  |  File size: 13.4 MB  |  Year: 1995  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography Hearst is usually remembered as a flag-waving, jingoistic patriot who was anti-British, anti-French, anti-Oriental - anti almost everything except the United States. He was regarded as an admirer of Hitler and Mussolini, and a staunch isolationist who believed that...

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Who Invented the Ferris Wheel? George Ferris (I Like Inventors!)

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Author: Sara L. Latta  |  Isbn: 9780766039643  |  File size: 4.8 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 24  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Chronicles the life of the inventor of the ferris wheel, discussing how his background in engineering inspired the idea for the popular amuement park ride. Download book...

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Stalin's Agent: The Life & Death of Alexander Orlov

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Author: Boris Volodarsky  |  Isbn: 9780199656585  |  File size: 6.6 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 832  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography This is the history of an unprecedented deception operation - the biggest KGB deception of all time. It has never been told in full until now. General Alexander Orlov, Stalin's most loyal and trusted henchman during the Spanish Civil War, was also the Soviet handler...

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Darger's Resources

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Author: Michael Moon  |  Isbn: 978-0822351566  |  File size: 4.1 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 168  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography "Darger's Resources is a masterful, witty, and moving contribution to Americanist scholarship. It is also an important book, one which will significantly alter the terms of Darger criticism in art history and expand the vocabulary of queer theory in an urgently needed way....

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Men At The Center: Redemptive Governance Under Louis Ix

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Author: William Chester Jordan  |  Isbn: 9786155225123  |  File size: 940.5 KB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 140  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography Three portraits of men who were at the very center of governance in thirteenth-century France. Men who strove in the shadow of King Louis IX (Saint Louis) to impose a redemptive regime on the realm. Jordan treats them as individuals, but in a sense they are also...

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George Whitefield Chadwick: The Life & Music Of The Pride Of New England

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Author: Bill F. Faucett  |  Isbn: 9781555537722  |  File size: 4.2 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 432  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography In many ways, this is the story of the birth of the American style in classical music. George Whitefield Chadwick (1854 1931) was one of the most significant and influential American composers at the turn of the twentieth century and a leading light of the Boston cultural...

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Hitler 1936 – 1945: Band 2

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Author: Ian Kershaw  |  Isbn: 9783570552292  |  File size: 4.8 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 1344  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Ein epochales Werk, ein Höhepunkt der Geschichtsschreibung Das auf zwei Bände angelegte Werk des britischen Historikers Ian Kershaw ist beides: eine Biographie Hitlers und eine Geschichte der NS-Zeit. Es untersucht eindrucksvoll die historischen Kräfte, die einen trägen...

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Outpost: Life On The Frontlines Of American Diplomacy: A Memoir

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Author: Christopher R. Hill  |  Isbn: 9781451685916  |  File size: 45 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 14  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography An “inside the room” memoir from one of our most distinguished ambassadors who—in a career of service to the country—was sent to some of the most dangerous outposts of American diplomacy. From the wars in the Balkans to the brutality of North Korea to the...

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Crowded By Beauty: The Life & Zen Of Poet Philip Whalen

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Author: David Schneider  |  Isbn: 9780520247468  |  File size: 4.9 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 352  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Philip Whalen was an American poet, Zen Buddhist, and key figure in the literary and artistic scene that unfolded in San Francisco in the 1950s and ’60s. When the Beat writers came West, Whalen became a revered, much-loved member of the group. Erudite, shy, and...

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Der Mann, Der Rockefeller War

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Author: Mark Seal  |  Isbn: 9783442753543  |  File size: 4.6 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 447  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Das Buch zum Mordprozess des Jahres In Kürze beginnt in den USA die Voranhörung. Anklage wegen Mordes? 2008 sorgte »Clark Rockefeller« erstmals für Schlagzeilen. Alle Medien berichteten über den spektakulären Fall: Der Spross des legendären Familienclans habe seine...

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Ganz Unerwartet Anders

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Author: Marie-Luise Marjan  |  Isbn: 9783431039412  |  File size: 4.6 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Am Anfang ihres Lebens war sie ganz allein, ohne Familie, ein Heimkind. Dann erlebte sie eine glückliche Kindheit - und einen tiefen Schock, als sie erfuhr, dass sie adoptiert war. Heute ist sie eine der beliebtesten Schauspielerinnen Deutschlands und Teil einer...

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Mandela – Une Philosophie En Actes

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Author: Jean-Paul Jouary  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 346.8 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 195  |  Language: French  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Nelson Mandela a réussi ce que peu d’êtres humains avant lui étaient parvenus à faire : imposer par la seule force de ses actes et de ses mots un respect unanime, une image de l’homme d’une élévation incontestable, une idée de la politique d’une noblesse...

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My Fellow Prisoners

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Author: Mikhail Khodorkovsky  |  Isbn: 9781468310450  |  File size: 1.5 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 96  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI, AZW3  |  Category: Biography When he was arrested at gunpoint in 2003, Khodorkovsky became Russia s most famous political prisoner. Sentenced to ten years in a Siberian penal colony on fraud and tax evasion charges, he was put on trial again in 2010 and sentenced to fourteen years,...

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Woman Of Color, Daughter Of Privilege

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Author: Kent Anderson Leslie  |  Isbn: 9780820316888  |  File size: 13.5 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography Woman of Color, Daughter of Privilege is the life story of an elite woman of color who lived within the social and economic systems of slavery and quasi-freedom in nineteenth-century Georgia. Antebellum Hancock County, Georgia, was a place where black slaves...

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The Nearest Thing To Life

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Author: James Wood  |  Isbn: 9781611687422  |  File size: 492.7 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 144  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography In this remarkable blend of memoir and criticism, James Wood, the noted contributor to the New Yorker, has written a master class on the connections between fiction and life. He argues that of all the arts, fiction has a unique ability to describe the shape of our lives and...

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Ich. Erfolg Kommt Von Innen.

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Author: Oliver Kahn  |  Isbn: 9783442171576  |  File size: 3.1 MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 4  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Dies ist ein Hörbuch über Extreme. Geschrieben von jemandem, der seinen Beruf in Extremen gelebt hat. Es ist ein Hörbuch über das Ich, das man braucht, um Erfolg zu haben. Und das man braucht, um mit dem Erfolg umgehen zu können. Es ist ein Hörbuch über das Ich, das man...

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Hemingway: The 1930s Through The Final Years

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Author: Michael S. Reynolds  |  Isbn: 9780393343205  |  File size: 7.7 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 800  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Published to coincide with the major release of HBO’s upcoming film Hemingway and Gellhorn, starring Nicole Kidman and Clive Owen. Michael Reynolds was the supreme biographer of Ernest Hemingway. HBO’s film concentrates on Hemingway’s years with his...

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Girls Who Rocked The World

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Author: Amelie Welden  |  Isbn: 9781582703619  |  File size: 4.6 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography “Young women looking for inspiration will surely find it” (Booklist) in these profiles of forty-six movers and shakers who made their mark before they turned twenty. This fun and inspiring collection of influential stories provides forty-six illustrated...

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Kate Rice Prospector

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Author: Helen Duncan  |  Isbn: 9780889242104  |  File size: 10.8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 200  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography Kathleen Rice was an inspiring woman who lived ahead of her time. Born in St. Marys, Ontario, she graduated as a gold medallist in Mathematics at the University of Toronto in 1906. After a conventional beginning teaching school in Ontario and Saskatchewan, Kate broke free...

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Joachim Gauck: Träume Vom Paradies – Biografie

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Author: Johann Legner  |  Isbn: 9783570101629  |  File size: 712.7 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 382  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Zwischenbilanz für Joachim Gauck: Zum 75. Geburtstag des elften Bundespräsidenten und zur Halbzeit im Amt wagt Johann Legner eine Biografie, die zwischen Nähe und Distanz fein changiert. Dabei gewinnt er seine besondere Perspektive aus den Erfahrungen als langjähriger...

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