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    London in Fragments
    London in Fragments (English, Hardback) Edward Sandling

    Objects found on the banks of the Thames tell the stories of Londoners through the centuries.

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    A Work of Beauty (Paperback) Alexander McCall Smith

    In this sumptuous new book, Alexander McCall Smith curates his own distinctive story of Edinburgh - combining his affectionate, incisive wit with a wealth of stunning imagery drawn from Scotland's national collection of architecture and archaeology.

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  • Crow Killer, New Edition
    Crow Killer, New Edition (English, Paperback) Raymond W. Thorp, Robert Bunker

    The movie Jeremiah Johnson introduced millions to the legendary mountain man, John Johnson. The real Johnson was a far cry from the Redford version. Standing 6'2" in his stocking feet and weighing nearly 250 pounds, he was a mountain man among mountain men, one of the toughest customers on the western frontier. As the story goes, one morning in 1847 Johnson returned to his Rocky Mountain trapper's...

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    Empire of the Summer Moon
    Empire of the Summer Moon (English, CD-Audio) S C Gwynne

    S.C. Gwynne's New York Times bestselling historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West is now available from Encore for the first time and at a great low price....

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    Making Edwardian Costumes for Women
    Making Edwardian Costumes for Women (English, Paperback) Suzanne Rowland

    Includes eleven detailed projects, which form a capsule collection of clothing and accessories that might have been worn by an Edwardian governess, a woman travelling on an ocean liner, a campaigning suffragette, or a wife overseeing a busy household in a large country house.

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  • The Rise and Fall of Black Wall Street and the Seven Key Empowerment Principles
    The Rise and Fall of Black Wall Street and the Seven Key Empowerment Principles (English, Paperback) MR Robin Walker

    Did you know that African Americans in Oklahoma created a ?Negro Wall Street' in the early 1920s? The Oklahoma city of Tulsa in 1921 had a Black hospital, a Black public library, 2 Black public schools, 2 Black newspapers, 2 Black theatres, 5 hotels, 13 churches, 30 restaurants and perhaps 600 Black businesses! What was the story of this great Black achievement? What happened to all of this? In...

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    The Boys in the Boat
    The Boys in the Boat (English, CD-Audio) Daniel James Brown

    Traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics, sharing the experiences of their enigmatic coach, a visionary boat builder, and a homeless teen rower.

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  • Seattle Walks
    Seattle Walks (English, Paperback) Professor of Materials Science and Engineering David B Williams

    Seattle is often listed as one of the most walkable cities in the United States. With its beautiful scenery, miles of non-motorized trails, and year-round access, Seattle is an ideal place to explore on foot....

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  • The Lighthouse
    The Lighthouse (English, Paperback) Keith McCloskey

    On 26 December 1900, the vessel Hesperus arrived at Eilean Mor in the remote Outer Hebrides with a relief lighthouseman and fresh provisions. The relief keeper, Joseph Moore, found the lighthouse to be completely deserted, and a subsequent search of the island failed to reveal any sign of what had happened to the three keepers.

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    Tennessee's Great Copper Basin
    Tennessee's Great Copper Basin (English, Paperback) Harriet Frye

    In 1843, the discovery of copper in Tennessee's far southeastern corner sparked a transformation in the isolated area known to geologists as the Ducktown Basin. By 1854, the first shafts had been sunk, and 28 mining companies had been incorporated for the purpose of exploring the possible wealth of the Ducktown district. For generations to come, the families of mine captains from Cornwall,...

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    Fort Hood in World War II
    Fort Hood in World War II (English, Paperback) David Ford

    On January 14, 1942, Col. Andrew D. Bruce announced that the location of the new Tank Destroyer Tactical Training and Firing Center was to be near Killeen, Texas. This announcement put into motion a whirlwind of activity and construction that resulted in the creation of one of the largest military bases in the world. On September 18, 1942, Camp Hood was officially opened. Eight short months after...

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    George Washington's Secret Six
    George Washington's Secret Six (English, CD-Audio) Brian Kilmeade

    ?As a Long Islander endlessly fascinated by events that happened in a place I call home, I hope with this book to give the secret six the credit they didn't get in life. The Culper spies represent all the patriotic Americans who give so much for their country but, because of the nature of their work, will not or cannot take a bow or even talk about their missions.??Brian Kilmeade...

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    Voices from the Asylum
    Voices from the Asylum (English, Paperback) Mark Davis

    Voices and stories from the patients of Menston Asylum

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    The 60s: The Story of a Decade
    The 60s: The Story of a Decade (English, Paperback) The New Yorker Magazine

    The third installment of a fascinating decade-by-decade series, this anthology collects historic New Yorker pieces from the most tumultuous years of the twentieth century?including work by James Baldwin, Pauline Kael, Sylvia Plath, Roger Angell, Muriel Spark, and John Updike?alongside new assessments of the 1960s by some of today's finest writers....

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    Killers of the Flower Moon
    Killers of the Flower Moon (English, Hardback) David Grann

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   -  NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST...

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    The Stranger in the Woods
    The Stranger in the Woods (English, CD-Audio) Michael Finkel

    Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality?not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own. ...

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  • Dundee: A Short History (Paperback) Norman Watson

    The story of Dundee is both fascinating and dramatic. Now, in Dundee - A Short History, Norman Watson brings to life the people and events that shaped this great city from its origins and early development, through centuries of poverty and prosperity, to the golden years of jute, jam and journalism and beyond.

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