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Ariel: A Literary Life of Jan Morris by Derek Johns (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 6.89 MB Overview: Jan Morris is one of the great British writers of the post-war era. Soldier, journalist, writer about places (rather than 'travel writer'), elegist of the British Empire, novelist, she has fashioned a distinctive prose style that is elegant, fastidious, supple, and sometimes gloriously gaudy. For many readers she is best known for her candid memoir Conundrum, which described the gender reassignment operation she underwent in 1972. But as Ariel demonstrates,...

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Heroes by Peter C. Newman (.ePUB)

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Add: 19-02-2018, 14:20 | Views: 6

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.4MB Overview: In Heroes, Peter C. Newman gives us incisive analysis of dozens of Canadians, past and present, who have defined this country, drawing on fifty years of writing. He writes about iconic Canadians such as Terry Fox, Margaret Atwood and June Callwood. From the political ring, he discusses the legacies of Pierre Trudeau, Christina McCall and Lester B. Pearson, among others. And from the world of business, Newman includes some of the most active entrepreneurs on the...

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Dear Dad by Louie Anderson (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.24 mb Overview: The New York Times bestseller--now with new material. Louie Anderson has appeared many times on "The Tonight Show", and his comedy specials on HBO and Showtime have won him wide acclaim. In this series of emotionally charged letters to his alcoholic father, Anderson reveals the sense of shame and insecurity that fuels his comic routines. Genre: NonFiction, Personal Narratives > Biography Download link 1 Download link 2...

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The Harding Affair by James David Robenalt (.PDF)

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Add: 12-02-2018, 13:32 | Views: 6

Requirements: PDF Reader, 1.28 Mb Overview: Warren Harding fell in love with his beautiful neighbor, Carrie Phillips, in the summer of 1905, almost a decade before he was elected a United States Senator and fifteen years before he became the 29th President of the United States. Genre: Non Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs > Historical Download link 1 Download link 2...

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Intersecting Colors: Josef Albers & His Contemporaries

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Add: 9-02-2018, 17:40 | Views: 15

Author: Brenda Danilowitz, Sarah Lowengard, and Vanja Malloy  |  Isbn: 9781943208005  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 108  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography Josef Albers (1888–1976) was an artist, a member of the Bauhaus, and a refugee who fled with his family to the United States in 1933. Taking up a teaching position first at Black Mountain College in North Carolina and later, in 1949, at...

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The Gospel According to the Beatles by Steve Turner (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 4.15 mb Overview: Renowned British music journalist and author Steve Turner surveys the religious and spiritual influence of the Beatles, the band that changed the history of music forever. With new interviews, never-before-published material, and fresh insights, Turner helps the reader understand the religious and spiritual ideas and ideals that influenced the music and lives of the Beatles and helps us see how the Fab Four influenced our own lives and culture. Topics...

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A Provincial Organ Builder In Victorian England

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Add: 7-02-2018, 18:17 | Views: 13

Author: Gordon D.W. Curtis  |  Isbn: 9781409417521  |  File size: 4.2 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 330  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography William Sweetland was a Bath organ builder who flourished from c.1847 to 1902 during which time he built about 300 organs, mostly for churches and chapels in Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, but also for locations scattered south of a line from the Wirral to...

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Hissing Cousins

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Add: 5-02-2018, 17:13 | Views: 14

Author: Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer  |  Isbn: 9780385536011  |  File size: 20.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 352  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography A lively and provocative double biography of first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, two extraordinary women whose tangled lives provide a sweeping look at the twentieth century. When Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901, his...

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Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks by John Curran (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, MOBI Reader, AZW Reader, 2.53 MB Overview: Agatha Christie’s Complete Secret Notebooks brings together for the first time Secret Notebooks and Murder in the Making, two volumes that explore the fascinating contents of her 73 notebooks. This includes illustrations, deleted extracts, unused ideas, two unpublished Poirot stories and a lost Miss Marple. When Agatha Christie died in 1976, aged 85, she had become the world's most popular author. With sales of more than two...

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Panzer Operations: The Eastern Front by Erhard Raus (.PDF)

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Requirements: Any PDF Reader, 28.4 MB Overview: German general Erhard Raus was one of the most talented commanders to fight on the Eastern Front in Russia, where he was eventually appointed to army group command in early 1945. By the time the war ended, Raus had established a reputation as one of the German army's foremost tacticians of armored warfare, which made him a prized capture by U. S. Army intelligence. In American captivity, Raus wrote a detailed memoir of his service in Russia. His battlefield...

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Brighter than a Thousand Suns by Robert Jungk (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 29 MB Overview: The story of the scientific research that led to the development of the first atomic bomb still constitutes one of the great dramas of our age. Based on interviews with the major participants and on official documents and transcripts, this is an account of the remarkable men and women who discovered that nuclear fission was possible and then became morally concerned about its implications. They were an iternational fraternity. freely exchanging the fruits of...

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Spitfire! by Brian Lane (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 168 kB Overview: Lane was the author of Spitfire!, originally published in 1942 under the pseudonym B.J. Ellan. The book is a first hand account of his experiences as a front line Spitfire pilot and is one of only a few contemporaneous autobiographical accounts of the life of a Battle of Britain Spitfire pilot. Spitfire first became a household word during the Blitz, but it was not the first service the valiant aircraft had performed. At Dunkirk a year earlier, pilots had...

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Henri Bergson & British Modernism

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Author: Mary Gillies  |  Isbn: 9780773514270  |  File size: 13.4 MB  |  Year: 1996  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography Focusing on the work of T.E. Hulme, the Men of 1914, the Bloomsbury Group, T.S. Eliot, and John Middleton Murry, Gillies convincingly demonstrates that Bergson's theories underlie the literary aesthetics of the period that forms the intellectual basis of modern literature....

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Herbstblond: Die Autobiographie

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Author: Thomas Gottschalk  |  Isbn: 9783453200845  |  File size: 2.1 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 369  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Thomas Gottschalk wurde am 18. Mai 1950 in Bamberg geboren. Nach einer Jugend in der fränkischen Provinz startete er seine Karriere beim Bayerischen Rundfunk. Mit der Sendung Na so was! gelang ihm der Durchbruch im Abendprogramm des ZDF. 1987 übernahm er das...

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28 Seconds by Michael Bryant (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 346 kB Overview: A night that began with a dinner to celebrate his twelfth wedding anniversary ended in a jail cell for Michael Bryant. He was charged with dangerous driving causing death and criminal negligence causing the death of cyclist Darcy Sheppard. Ironically, he had helped write the legal test for the same charges sixteen years earlier. Bryant, as Ontario’s attorney general, was the man responsible for administering 500,000 criminal charges every year in that...

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A Stone of Hope by Jim St. Germain et al. (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 3.7Mb | Version: Retail Overview: In the tradition of The Other Wes Moore and Just Mercy, a searing memoir and clarion call to save our at-risk youth by a young black man who himself was a lost cause—until he landed in a rehabilitation program that saved his life and gave him purpose. Born into abject poverty in Haiti, young Jim St. Germain moved to Brooklyn’s Crown Heights, into an overcrowded apartment with his family. He quickly adapted to street life and began...

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Dispatches from Pluto by Richard Grant (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.7MB | Retail Overview: In Dispatches from Pluto, adventure writer Richard Grant takes on "the most American place on Earth"—the enigmatic, beautiful, often derided Mississippi Delta. Richard Grant and his girlfriend were living in a shoebox apartment in New York City when they decided on a whim to buy an old plantation house in the Mississippi Delta. Dispatches from Pluto is their journey of discovery into this strange and wonderful American place. Imagine A Year...

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Alexander I: Tsar of War & Peace by Alan Palmer (.ePUB)

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Requirements: any .ePUB reader , 2 MB Overview: As Alan Palmer himself writes in his preface, 'Alexander 1, ruler of Russia for the first quarter of the nineteenth century, is remembered today mainly on three counts: as the Tsar who refused to make peace with the French when Moscow fell in 1812; as the idealist who sought to bind Europe's sovereigns in a Holy Alliance in 1815; and as the Emperor who died - or gave the impression of having died - at the remote southern seaport of Taganrog in the winter of...

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Rush to Judgement by C. Stevenson (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB reader, 2 mb Overview: Stranger kidnappings are rare and Westerfield - middle-aged, no history of sexual or violent crimes - was an unlikely suspect. Yet just 2 days after Danielle was missing, the police excluded the usual perpetrators and decided this was a stranger kidnapping and he was that stranger. He behaved like an innocent man: only left home hours after the kidnapping and returned twice that day. Nobody saw her with him or any place he went. Eye-witnesses, cell-phone records...

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Punk Rock Dad by Jim Lindberg (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

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Requirements: .ePUB/.MOBI Reader, | 1.4Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Jim Lindberg is a Punk Rock Dad. When he drives his kids to school in the morning, they listen to the Ramones, the Clash, or the Descendents—and that's it. They can listen to Britney and Justin on their own time. Jim goes to soccer games, dance rehearsals, and piano recitals like all the other dads, but when he feels the need, he also goes to punk shows, runs into the slam pit, and comes home bruised and beaten . . . but somehow...

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Haile Gebrselassie – The Greatest Runner Of All Time

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Author: Klaus Weidt  |  Isbn: 9781841263236  |  File size: 14.2 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 200  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography The author of this book has been meeting up with the world's best marathon runner since 2005, following his world record runs at first hand and visiting him several times in Addis Abeaba. He has traced his background, travelled the length and breadth of the African...

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Murder on the Floodways by Harold G. Walker (.ePUB)

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Add: 6-01-2018, 18:43 | Views: 13

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.37 MB Overview: Donald “Hokey” Busby has a bit of the devil in him, but nobody thought he’d kill his best friend, Harry “Fats” Shell. Yet, one night on the Walker family farm, Hokey brutally shoots Fats down. Hours later, Hokey is found dying in a pool of blood, from a single shotgun blast. The Walkers fear more bloodshed will come as family and friends gather for the shocking double funeral of the murderer and victim. Genre: Biographies &...

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Orwell's Nose by John Sutherland (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.82 MB Overview: Some time ago, John Sutherland permanently lost his sense of smell. At about the same time he embarked on a re-reading of George Orwell's works, and his lack of olfactory sense cast an entirely new light on the re-evaluation. What he now noticed was just how acutely attuned to scent Orwell was: rich descriptions of odours, fetors and reeks occur throughout his works, from Winston Smith's apartment building in Nineteen Eighty-Four: 'The hallway smelt of boiled...

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Better Than New by Nicole Curtis (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 20.3 MB Overview: For the first time, Nicole Curtis, the star of the megahit HGTV and DIY Network show Rehab Addict, reveals her private struggles, her personal victories, and the inspiring lessons we can all learn from them. Part celebrity memoir and part self-help book, Better Than New goes behind the scenes with an entrepreneurial single mom who worked her way from waitress/real estate agent to home renovation expert, preservationist, and television star. With eight...

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Cellmates by Rose T. Clark (.ePUB)(.MOBI)(.AZW3)

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Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader , 1.2MB Overview: 'I'm Rose. John and I shared nearly eight years of our lives together. For the last three years cancer anchored us together. This is our story, of how two ordinary people live with the diagnosis, the check-ups, the disappointments, the relief, the questions, the answers, the operations, the recovery, the emergencies, the denial, the acceptance, the anger, the pain, the loss, the love, the fear, the frustration and the happiness.' Shortly before he...

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Twisting My Melon by Shaun Ryder (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 3.5 MB Overview: Shaun Ryder has lived a life of glorious highs and desolate lows. As lead singer of the Happy Mondays, he turned Manchester into Madchester, combining all the excesses of a true rock'n'roll star with music and lyrics that led impresario Tony Wilson to describe him as 'the greatest poet since Yeats'. The young scally who left school at fifteen without ever learning his alphabet had come a very long way indeed. Huge chart success and a Glastonbury headline slot...

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The Art of Tough by Barbara Boxer (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 3 MB Overview: After serving in Congress for more than thirty years as both a congresswoman and a senator, Senator Boxer has proven herself to be a passionate advocate for significant issues of our time, including the military, civil rights, universal health care, and the environment. With a who's who of politics of the past three decades, Boxer shows all of the machinations that it takes to make government work, much of it off the record. Featuring figures beloved and reviled,...

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Stevie Nicks by Zoë (Zoe) Howe (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader 9 MB Overview: Fleetwood Mac's Stevie Nicks is a musical visionary, a poet and an enduring style icon with a truly phenomenal life story. The Omnibus enhanced Stevie Nicks: Dreams, Visions & Rumours is a celebratory examination of this tale, tracing Stevie’s life from her Arizona childhood, the magic moment when she joined Fleetwood Mac and the hedonistic turbulence that followed. Genre: Non-Fiction - Biographies Download link 1 Download link 2 Download link 3...

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Speculators & Patriots: Essays in Business Biography

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Author: R.P.T. Davenport-Hines  |  Isbn: 9780714633015  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 1986  |  Pages: 168  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography First Published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.The essays in this collection have several common features. Those on Harry Marks and Ernest Cassel both derive from papers originally presented to the City and Empire seminar...

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Circle to Circle by Shirley Hardy-Rix, Brian Rix (.ePUB)

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Add: 16-12-2017, 12:14 | Views: 21

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 4.96 MB Overview: Plenty of retirees take a holiday. When Brian Rix retired after 36 years as a policeman in Victoria, rather than hitching up the caravan he put his wife, journalist Shirley Hardy-Rix, on the back of his motorcycle and headed off for a ride. For the next 16 months Brian and Shirley rode more than 82,000 kilometres through 32 countries on five continents. They rode from the bottom of South America to the very top of North America - from the Antarctic Circle to...

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