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Biography & True Stories books

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John Xantus The Fort Tejon Letters, 1857-1859 by Ann Zwinger John Xantus The Fort Tejon Letters, 1857-1859

Captures the exploits of one of the Smithsonian's early specimen collectors in the American West.
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2017

Pioneer Girl Perspectives Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder by Nancy Tystad Koupal Pioneer Girl Perspectives Exploring Laura Ingalls Wilder

Nancy Tystad Koupal has collected essays from noted scholars of Laura Ingalls Wilder's life and work that explore the themes and genesis of Wilder's writings. Pioneer Girl Perspectives sheds new light on the story behind Wilder's original manuscript and examines...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

Jonathan Swift's Allies The Wood's Halfpence Controversy in Ireland, 1724-1725. Second revised and augmented edition by Sabine Baltes-Ellermann Jonathan Swift's Allies The Wood's Halfpence Controversy in Ireland, 1724-1725. Second revised and augmented edition

Jonathan Swift was not alone when he published the Drapier's Letters in protest against a coinage patent granted to the English manufacturer William Wood. This annotated edition contains more than 100 pamphlets, public declarations, poems, and songs, which denounced the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/05/2017

Forging a President How the Wild West Created Teddy Roosevelt by William Hazelgrove Forging a President How the Wild West Created Teddy Roosevelt

There are few sensations I prefer to that of galloping over these rolling limitless prairies, with rifle in hand, or winding my way among the barren, fantastic and grimly picturesque deserts of the so-called Bad Lands. -Theodore Roosevelt He was...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2017

Under the Same Sky by Mojgan Shamsalipoor, Milad Jafari, James Knight Under the Same Sky
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The powerful and incredibly moving story of Mojgan Shamsalipoor and Milad Jafari - two young Iranian asylum seekers who are showing the power of love to conquer all obstacles.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/04/2017

Jefferson's Body A Corporeal Biiography by Maurizio Valsania Jefferson's Body A Corporeal Biiography

What did Thomas Jefferson look like? How did he carry himself? Such questions, reasonable to ask as we look back on a person who lived in a pre-photographic era, are the starting point for this boldly original new work. Maurizio...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2017

Young Henry Ford A Picture History of the First Forty Years by Sidney Olson Young Henry Ford A Picture History of the First Forty Years

Provides a visual and textual presentation of the first forty years of Henry Ford - an American farm boy who became one of the greatest manufacturers of modern times and profoundly impacted the habits of American life. In Young Henry...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2016

Bread A Memoir of Hunger by Lisa Knopp Bread A Memoir of Hunger

This compelling memoir, at once a food and illness narrative, explores the forces that cause eating disorders and disordered eating, including the link between those conditions in women, middle-aged and older, and the fear of aging and ageism.
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2016

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Dream House An Intimate Portrait of the Philip Johnson Glass House by Adele Tutter Dream House An Intimate Portrait of the Philip Johnson Glass House

Famous for its transparency, the Philip Johnson Glass House has nonetheless proven vexingly opaque to interpretation. Its architect, Philip Cortelyou Johnson, has been equally elusive. Dream House reveals how this superficially non-representational physical structure encodes aspects of its architect's aspirations,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2016

Fitzgerald-Wilson-Hemingway Language and Experience by Ronald Berman Fitzgerald-Wilson-Hemingway Language and Experience

In this study, Ronald Berman examines the work of the critic/novelist Edmund Wilson and the art of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway as they wrestled with the problems of language, experience, perception and reality in the age of jazz...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2016

WWII Army Infantry Training, Texas Style The Story of Dean H. Olson by Bill McCarron, Nancy M. Wertz WWII Army Infantry Training, Texas Style The Story of Dean H. Olson
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The story of Dean H. Olson covers army infantry training at Camps Fannin and Maxey in the Second World War, and presents unique perspectives on the day-to-day life of an army private. It also provides unusual insight into the army...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2016

Cracking the Solid South The Life of John Fletcher Hanson, Father of Georgia Tech by Lee C. Dunn Cracking the Solid South The Life of John Fletcher Hanson, Father of Georgia Tech

John Fletcher Hanson was a rare combination of industrialist, journalist, and orator who spent most of his life in Macon, Georgia, rising from the ashes of the Civil War to become the leading voice of the New South. Many have...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2016

Cass Hite The Life of an Old Prospector by James H. Knipmeyer Cass Hite The Life of an Old Prospector

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, Cass Hite was a well-known prospector in the Glen Canyon area of southern Utah. Despite his notoriety, no one has written a full-length, scholarly account of Hite's life. This biography fills that void,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/04/2016

Stanley Fish, America's Enfant Terrible The Authorized Biography by Gary A. Olson Stanley Fish, America's Enfant Terrible The Authorized Biography

One of the twentieth century's most original and influential literary theorists, Stanley Fish is also known as a fascinatingly atypical, polarizing public intellectual; a loud, cigar-smoking contrarian; and a lightning rod for both the political right and left. The truth...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2016

Things You Need to Hear Collected Memories of Growing Up in Arkansas, 1890? 1980 by Margaret Jones Bolsterli Things You Need to Hear Collected Memories of Growing Up in Arkansas, 1890? 1980

Gathers memories of Arkansans from all over the state with widely different backgrounds. In their own words, these people tell of the things they did growing up in the early twentieth century to get an education, what they ate, how...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2016

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