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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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A Fortunate Man: The Story Of A Country Doctor

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Author: Gavin Francis  |  Isbn: 9780679737261  |  File size: 158.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 168  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography In this quietly revolutionary work of social observation and medical philosophy, Booker Prize-winning writer John Berger and the photographer Jean Mohr train their gaze on an English country doctor and find a universal man--one who has taken it upon himself to recognize...

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Temperaments: Memoirs Of Henri Cartier-bresson & Other Artists

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Author: Dan Hofstadter  |  Isbn: 9781504008129  |  File size: 281.6 KB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 184  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography In these five profiles, four of which originally appeared in the New Yorker, the author evokes the life and work of seven gifted artists. Among those presented, often through lively conversations, are Jean Hélion, Mark Rothko, R.B. Kitaj, and Dennis Creffield. Chief...

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Agnes Martin: Her Life & Art

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Author: Nancy Princenthal  |  Isbn: 9780500093900  |  File size: 17.4 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography The first biography of visionary artist Agnes Martin, one of the most original and influential painters of the postwar period Over the course of a career that spanned fifty years, Agnes Martin’s austere, serene work anticipated and helped to define Minimalism,...

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Radikal Leben, Auflage: 2

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Author: Other  |  Isbn: 9783579070704  |  File size: 595.2 KB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Widerstand darf niemals aufhören! Sein Lebensthema: Radikalität. Sein Lebenswerk: Komitee Cap Anamur / Deutsche Notärzte e.V., Grünhelme e.V. Seine Helden: Menschen, die im Widerstand gegen Missstände ihr Leben riskieren. Seine Botschaft: Die Tugend des Widerstands darf nie...

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Steve Jobs: American Genius

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Author: Amanda Ziller  |  Isbn: 9780062197658  |  File size: 5.6 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 179  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Steve Jobs revolutionized the way we work, listen to music, watch movies, and communicate. By pushing boundaries and always thinking one step ahead, Jobs became an icon, equally as famous for his advanced ideas and design aesthetic as his sleek black turtlenecks. What...

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Und Alles War Still: Deutsches Tagebuch 1945

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Author: Melvin J. Lasky  |  Isbn: 9783871347085  |  File size: 2.7 MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 496  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography «Selbst als ein Ungläubiger stand ich demütig und beschämt vor den Ruinen dieses fremden Landes», notiert Melvin Lasky, als er im letzten Kriegsjahr mit der US-Army nach Deutschland kommt. Hier soll der Oberleutnant Material für eine Geschichte der Invasion...

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The Favourite: Ambition, Politics & Love – Sir Walter Ralegh In Elizabeth I’s Court

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Author: Mathew Lyons  |  Isbn: 9781845296797  |  File size: 908.2 KB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 256  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI  |  Category: Biography When the adventurer Walter Ralegh first encountered Elizabeth I he supposedly placed his cloak over a puddle and allowed the queen to walk across it. Thus began one of the most intriguing relationships between a monarch and her favourite. The Favourite explores the...

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A Life In Secrets

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Author: Sarah Helm  |  Isbn: 9781400031405  |  File size: 5.3 MB  |  Year: 2005  |  Pages: 528  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI  |  Category: Biography From an award-winning journalist comes this real-life cloak-and-dagger tale of Vera Atkins, one of Britain’s premiere secret agents during World War II. As the head of the French Section of the British Special Operations Executive, Vera Atkins recruited, trained,...

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Walden On Wheels: On The Open Road From Debt To Freedom

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Author: Ken Ilgunas  |  Isbn: 054402883X  |  File size: 586.7 KB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 322  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography In this frank and witty memoir, Ken Ilgunas lays bare the existential terror of graduating from the University of Buffalo with $32,000 of student debt. Ilgunas set himself an ambitious mission: get out of debt as quickly as possible. Inspired by the frugality and philosophy...

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The Magic World Of Orson Welles

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Author: James Naremore  |  Isbn: 9780252081316  |  File size: 7.6 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 352  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography Prodigy. Iconoclast. Genius. Exile. Orson Welles remains one of the most discussed figures in cinematic history. In the centenary year of Welles's birth, James Naremore presents a revised third edition of this incomparable study, including a new section on the unfinished...

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The Journal Of Jules Renard

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Author: Jules Renard  |  Isbn: 9780979419874  |  File size: 16.5 MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 306  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography "Directly, or indirectly, Renard is at the origin of contemporary literature."--Jean-Paul Sartre Spanning from 1887 to a month before his death in 1910, The Journal of Jules Renard is a unique autobiographical masterpiece that, though celebrated abroad, is largely...

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Simone Weil

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Author: Palle Yourgrau  |  Isbn: 9781861897985  |  File size: 2.4 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 22  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography “Weil’s moral absolutism remains a reproach to Jews who believe they can appropriate Israel’s ethnicity (and perhaps its ethics) but dispense with its holiness code, and to Christians who seek redemption in their own ethnic roots rather than through...

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Being George Washington

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Author: Glenn Beck  |  Isbn: 9781451659269  |  File size: 1.1 MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 287  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB, MOBI  |  Category: Biography #1 New York Times bestselling author and nationally syndicated radio host Glenn Beck puts his unique spin on the life and legacy of Founding Father George Washington. IF YOU THINK YOU KNOW GEORGE WASHINGTON, THINK AGAIN. This is the amazing true story of a real-life...

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Vogel, Friß Die Feige Nicht: Römische Aufzeichnungen

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Author: Uwe Timm  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 2.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 156  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Anfang der achtziger Jahre hat Uwe Timm seine Zelte in München abgebrochen und ist mit Frau und Kindern nach Rom übergesiedelt. Der Aufenthalt in der von Geschichte und Utopien erfüllten Stadt wird zu einer harten Prüfung – und Rom trotz aller Widrigkeiten zum magischen Ort, der dem...

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Reise Ohne Landkarten

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Author: Graham Greene  |  Isbn: 9783954380411  |  File size: 1.3 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 352  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Im Januar 1935 reiste Graham Greene von Liverpool aus nach Westafrika, um auf dem Fußweg Liberia zu durchqueren. Europa hatte er nie zuvor verlassen, und er gab unumwunden zu, ein absoluter Amateur in Sachen Reisen zu sein. Er hielt es für das Beste, im benachbarten Sierra...

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A Woman In Arabia: (Penguin Classics)

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Author: Gertrude Bell  |  Isbn: 9780143107378  |  File size: 1.5 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 268  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography A portrait in her own words of the female Lawrence of Arabia, the subject of the upcoming major motion picture Queen of the Desert, starring Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Damian Lewis, and Robert Pattinson, and directed by Werner Herzog Gertrude Bell was leaning in 100...

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Bob Zuppke: The Life & Football Legacy Of The Illinois Coach

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Author: Maynard J. Brichford  |  Isbn: 9780786443017  |  File size: 1.7 MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 216  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography Bob Zuppke was head football coach at the University of Illinois from 1912 to 1941, a period that saw two world wars, a major economic depression, and significant changes in higher education and the role of sports, as major intercollegiate competitions became primary...

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The Three Richards: Richard I, Richard Ii & Richard Iii

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Author: Nigel Saul  |  Isbn: 9781852855215  |  File size: 16.3 MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 753  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography The three Richards who ruled England in the Middle Ages were among the most controversial and celebrated of its rulers. Richard I ('Coeur de Lion', 1189-99) was a great crusading hero; Richard II (1377-99) was an authoritarian aesthete deposed by his cousin, Henry IV, and...

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Hacksaw: The Jim Duggan Story

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Author: Hacksaw Jim Duggan and Scott E. Williams  |  Isbn: 9781600786860  |  File size: 84.9 MB  |  Year: 2012  |  Pages: 249  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography Offering professional wrestling fans a ringside seat into his adventurous life, WWE Hall of Fame wrestler Jim Duggan recounts for the first time key moments and legendary bouts both inside and outside the ring. Known to millions of enthusiasts as...

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Die Bachs: Eine Deutsche Familie

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Author: Klaus-Rüdiger Mai  |  Isbn: 9783549074275  |  File size: 7.2 MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 448  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Mit der abenteuerlichen Flucht des Lutheraners Veit Bach in den religiösen Wirren des 16. Jahrhunderts aus Ungarn nach Thüringen tritt eine der bemerkenswertesten Musikerdynastien Deutschlands auf den Plan. Über mehrere Generationen hinweg sollten die Bachs das...

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