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  • Why the West Was Wild: A Contemporary Look at the Antics of Some Highly Publicized Kansas Cowtown Personalities
    on Oct 7, 2012
    Nyle H. Miller and Joseph W. Snell's Why the West Was Wild is the unabridged and unsurpassed collection of material assembled on the famous and infamous personalities of Kansas cowtowns, including legendary figures such as "Wild Bill" Hickok, Bat Mas...
  • Salem: Place, Myth, and Memory
    on Oct 2, 2012
    A superb collection of essays on Salem's rich history and cultural life over the past four centuries. Library Journal Salem, MA, scene of the legendary witch trials, is a city rich in historic and literary significance. In this collection of essays,...
  • Wealth Walk and Warfare of the Christians
    on Oct 1, 2012
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  • Charles Bukowski
    on Sep 30, 2012
    Charles Bukowski chronicled the seedy underside of the city in which he spent most of his life—Los Angeles. His heroes were the panhandlers and hustlers, the drunks and the hookers, his beat the racetracks and strip joints, and his inspiration a...
  • A Traves De Mis Ojos
    on Sep 29, 2012
    A TRAVÉS DE MIS OJOS es un recuento de leyendas, tradiciones, sucesos, personajes y experiencias autobiográficas, que han pasado a través de mis ojos.En este libro de reminiscencias, el cual quise escribir para perpetuar mis grat...
  • Macintosh Computerized Test Bank (Microtest III by Chariot) T/a T
    on Sep 29, 2012
    Tags - macintosh , computerized , test , bank , microtest , iii , by , chariot , t , a , t...
  • Milkweed Ladies: A Memoir
    on Sep 29, 2012
    The Milkweed Ladies the memoirs of poet Louise McNeill, is written our deep affection for and intimate knowledge of the lives of rural people and the rhythms of the natural world.  It is a personal account of the farm in southern West Virginia w...
  • Lizards on the Mantel, Burros at the Door: A Big Bend Memoir
    on Sep 29, 2012
    A woman who went West with her husband in the 1840s must have expected hardships and privation, but during the 1940s, when Etta Koch stopped off in Big Bend with her young family and a 23-foot travel trailer in tow, she anticipated no more than a civ...
  • Comes the Peace: My Journey to Forgiveness
    on Sep 28, 2012
    "I packed a blue Samsonite suitcase with my belongings -- a couple of pairs of jeans and shirts, UB40 tapes, the Swiss army knife I had stolen from my mother, my Tibetan prayer book, and a red plastic Camay soap dish I bought in Dharamsala that had b...
  • At Home in the Heart of Appalachia
    on Sep 27, 2012
    John O’Brien was raised in Philadelphia by an Appalachian father who fled the mountains to escape crippling poverty and family tragedy. Years later, with a wife and two kids of his own, the son moved back into those mountains in an attempt to u...
  • Unto the Sons
    on Sep 27, 2012
    "An Italian ROOTS." The Washington Post Book World At long last, Gay Talese, one of America's greatest living authors, employs his prodigious storytelling gifts to tell the saga of his own family's emigration to America from Italy in the year...
  • My Future Is in America: Autobiographies of Eastern European Jewish Immigrants
    on Aug 17, 2012
    In 1942, YIVO held a contest for the best autobiography by a Jewish immigrant on the theme "Why I Left the Old Country and What I Have Accomplished in America." Chosen from over two hundred entries, and translated from Yiddish, the nine life stories...
  • The Magnificent Mountain Women (Second Edition): Adventures in the Colorado Rockies
    on Aug 17, 2012
    Since the Pikes Peak gold rush in the mid–nineteenth century, women have gone into the mountains of Colorado to hike, climb, ski, homestead, botanize, act as guides, practice medicine, and meet a variety of other challenges, whether for sport o...
  • John Brown to Bob Dole: Movers and Shakers in Kansas History
    on Aug 16, 2012
    From radical abolitionist John Brown to presidential candidate Bob Dole to visionary environmentalist Wes Jackson, Kansas history is bursting with fascinating stories of individuals who made a difference to the nation and whose lives reveal much abou...
  • State of Grace: A Memoir of Twilight Time
    on Aug 16, 2012
    From the author of the critically acclaimed The Nightingale's Song ("An amazing piece of work...This is a stunning book" -- Boston Globe), comes an evocative, elegiac and rollicking portrait of America. The Nightingale's Song was Robert Timberg's ex...
  • Comes the Peace: My Journey to Forgiveness
    on Aug 14, 2012
    "I packed a blue Samsonite suitcase with my belongings -- a couple of pairs of jeans and shirts, UB40 tapes, the Swiss army knife I had stolen from my mother, my Tibetan prayer book, and a red plastic Camay soap dish I bought in Dharamsala that had b...
  • Houses of Study: A Jewish Woman among Books
    on Aug 14, 2012
    To learn was to live, and to learn well was to live well. This was the lesson of both cultures of the Modern Orthodox Jewish world in which Ilana Blumberg was educated, with its commitment to traditional Jewish practice and ideas alongside an appreci...
  • Generation Exodus: The Fate of Young Jewish Refugees from Nazi Germany
    on Aug 14, 2012
    The dramatic and varied experiences of young Jews who fled the Nazis. Publishers Weekly "For them it was a question of swimming or sinking. For some of this generation it can certainly be said that but for Hitler and the Nazis they would never have g...
  • Saga of Chief Joseph
    on Aug 13, 2012
    In Saga of Chief Joseph, Helen Addison Howard has written the definitive biography of the great Nez Perce chief, a diplomat among warriors. In times of war and peace, Chief Joseph exhibited gifts of the first rank. Even though he was a leader for pea...
  • The New Panorama Bible Study Course No. 3 : The Second Coming of Christ
    on Aug 13, 2012
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