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An Actor's Life On And Off The Stage

Stacy Keach is known for movie roles like Fat City and American History X and the television series Titus, and of course Mike Hammer, but he's also revered in the industry as a serious actor who's passionate about his craft. In his long, im...

ISBN: 9780762791453 Pub Date: 10/15/2013 Price: $26.95  
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Allen & Mike's Really Cool Backpackin' Book

Traveling & Camping Skills For A Wilderness Environment

Hilarious and practical information about the art of backpacking from two NOLS instructors.

ISBN: 9781560449126 Pub Date: 04/01/2001 Price: $14.95  
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August Gale

A Father And Daughter's Journey Into The Storm

An award-winning journalist’s voyage into her family history and her quest to face the storms she encounters there.

ISBN: 9780762784905 Pub Date: 01/15/2013 Price: $16.95  
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Big Policeman

The Rise And Fall Of Thomas Byrnes, America's First, Most Ruthless, And Greatest Detective

A story bursting at the seams with murder, mayhem, and intrigue--the astonishing career of Thomas Byrnes, the 19th Century New York City detective who closed the city's most notorious murders and robberies; perfected and popularized "the th...

ISBN: 9780762771752 Pub Date: 11/08/2011 Price: $16.95  
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Boy Kings of Texas

A Memoir

Lyrical and gritty, this authentic coming-of-age story about a border-town family in Brownsville, Texas insightfully illuminates a little-understood corner of America.

ISBN: 9780762779192 Pub Date: 07/03/2012 Price: $16.95  
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Charles Dickens' Favorite Daughter

The Life, Loves, And Art Of Katey Dickens Perugini

As the daughter of the most famous writer of the time, Katey Dickens enjoyed a high profile in Victorian society. She pursued her love of painting, acted in her father’s plays, socialized with the Thackerays, and modeled for painter J...

ISBN: 9780762785216 Pub Date: 07/02/2013 Price: $28  
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Diary of a Company Man

Losing A Job, Finding A Life

The funny, insightful, and inspiring story of a 1960s campus radical turned corporate PR man who finds himself, along with his fellow baby boomers, in a place called “Too Young to Retire and Too Old to Hire” James S. Kunen&...

ISBN: 9780762770458 Pub Date: 01/10/2012 Price: $24.95  
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Freezing People Is (Not) Easy

My Adventures In Cryonics

Bob Nelson was no ordinary T.V. repairman. One day he discovered a book that ultimately changed his entire life trajectory --The Prospect of Immortality by Professor Robert Ettinger. From it, he learned about cryonics: a process in which th...

ISBN: 9780762792955 Pub Date: 03/18/2014 Price: $26  
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Man-Eaters of Tsavo

A classic tale of adventure and terror in the African jungle.

ISBN: 9781592281879 Pub Date: 07/01/2004 Price: $18.95  
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Minding the Manor

The Memoir Of A 1930S English Kitchen Maid

Born in 1916 in Norfolk, Mollie Moran is one of the few people still alive today who can recall working "downstairs" in the golden years of the early 1930's before the outbreak of WWII. She provides a rare and fascinating insight into a wor...

ISBN: 9780762796830 Pub Date: 01/07/2014 Price: $18.95  
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