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Gettysburg: The Paintings of Mort Kunstler

Gettysburg: The Paintings of Mort Kunstler

by James M McPherson (Text by), Mort Kunstler (Illustrator), Thomas Nelson Publishers

Gettysburg In Art

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4out of 5 by Gissinglover 38 minutes ago

Many words have been written about the Battle of Gettysburg and its significance. This book with paintings by the Civil War artist Mort Kunstler is special because it is an attempt to recreate the ... More

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The Radetzky March

The Radetzky March

by Joseph Roth

The Radetzky March

5out of 5 by Gissinglover 14 hours ago

Late in the Civil War, in July, 1864, a small Confederate army under Jubal Early attacked Washington, D.C. President Lincoln watched the attack from Fort Stevens and looked at the position through ... More

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Tarbabies Book 2: The Siege at Friendly Haven

Tarbabies Book 2: The Siege at Friendly Haven

by Allen R Brady

The Hungry Monster Book Review

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5out of 5 by Hungry Monster 1 day ago

In an exciting take on a post-apocalyptic world we find ourselves face to face with a strange phenomenon: human beings are being swallowed up and turned into gelatinous creatures that look and smell ... More

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As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess Bride

As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of the Princess Bride

by Cary Elwes

Very Conceivable!

5out of 5 by Alan P 1 day ago

This book is a great companion to an already enjoyable movie. All about what occurred during production. Not just Cary's thoughts, but comments from many other cast members. If you really enjoy ... More

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The Lands of Partitioned Poland, 1795-1918

The Lands of Partitioned Poland, 1795-1918

by Piotr S Wandycz

A Fascinating Story

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5out of 5 by Raymond 1 day ago

This is a must read for anyone who is interested in the history of the country of Poland. It is a comprehensive study of the period from when Poland ceased to be a separate state, was divided between ... More

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The Morning They Came for Us: Dispatches from Syria

The Morning They Came for Us: Dispatches from Syria

by Janine Di Giovanni

Good Read

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4out of 5 by Azila O 1 day ago

So this book was for a course I am taking in my university. I read another book titled, "A Woman in the Crossfire" by Samar Yazbek. If I compare these two books, I would prefer reading this one ... More

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Maelstrom 2016

Maelstrom 2016

by Cecily Baker

Not worth your money

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1out of 5 by HarryEss 2 days ago

Barely literate at the best of times and basically just a self-centered narcissist rant.
Am returning because the binding is of poor quality and the book is falling apart - cheaply made More

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Descendent Darkness: Book One: Stirrings

Descendent Darkness: Book One: Stirrings

by A J Macready

The Hungry Monster Book Review

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5out of 5 by Hungry Monster 2 days ago

Descendent Darkness: Book One: Stirrings, begins in 1982 in Clarkes Summit, Virginia, where an evil curse causes unimaginable horrors to the town's favourite families. Fast forward 21 years later and ... More

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The portable James Joyce

The portable James Joyce

by James Joyce

Extra, Extra, James Joyce Strikes Again!

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4out of 5 by lou3946 3 days ago

The book features the best of the writings of James Joyce. Now, one may not always have the completed work of the author, rather just a few chapters or a section of a work but it leaves you anxious ... More

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Transmission Electron Microscopy 4 Vol Set: A Textbook for Materials Science

Transmission Electron Microscopy 4 Vol Set: A Textbook for Materials Science

by David B Williams, C Barry Carter

Only received one volume, which should have four.

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1out of 5 by Shao 2 days ago

I ordered this set of books, which should have 4 volumes, but actually after several weeks, I only received the fourth volume. I wrote to the seller, no body reply to me. More

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The Odyssey

The Odyssey

by Professor Robert Fagles (Translator)

The Journey Of The West

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 3 days ago

Homer's Odyssey is the prototypical "journey" of Western literature. The epic tells of the wanderings of the Greek hero Odysseus, King of Ithaca. Odysseus spent ten years with the Greeks at Troy (he ... More

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Horse in the Dark

Horse in the Dark

by Vievee Francis

Poems Of Rural Texas

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4out of 5 by Gissinglover 3 days ago

My local library carries recent African American literature that otherwise would be difficult to find. For example, it carried this book of poetry by Vievee Francis, "Horse in the Dark", which ... More

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The Farley Mowat Reader

The Farley Mowat Reader

by Farley Mowat, Gary Alphonso (Illustrator)

A nice gift for a young person

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3out of 5 by Ralph J T 3 days ago

Collection of agreeable lighthearted stories culled from Mowat's writings; nothing from the author's more serious works is included, so doesn't give an accurate picture of the range of his interests ... More

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Schubert Lieder: Der Wanderer

Schubert Lieder: Der Wanderer

performed by Iain Burnside (piano), Roderick Williams (baritone)

Schubert Songs Of Wandering

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 3 days ago

Iain Burnside is a pianist and radio presenter with a rare ability to program and project music to an audience. I first became aware of Burnside last year through his CD with soprano Alish Tynan of ... More

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Autogeography

Autogeography

by Reginald Harris

On The Road And On The City Streets

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4out of 5 by Gissinglover 4 days ago

"The poet behind the wheel/is dangerous" as Reginald Harris warns the reader in the opening poem of his aptly titled collection of poetry, "Autogeography". Harris, the recipient of awards from the ... More

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Nuclear Milestones: A Collection of Speeches

Nuclear Milestones: A Collection of Speeches

by Glenn T. Seaborg

Sincere, Witty, Educational

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4out of 5 by Christopher C 4 days ago

This volume is a collection of speeches by Dr Seaborg and a few others (including Presidents Johnson & Nixon) on various official or demi-official occasions. It includes useful facts, historical ... More

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World of Late Antiquity

World of Late Antiquity

by Peter Brown

HISTORY AND CULTURE

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5out of 5 by HECTORGONZALEZ 4 days ago

WE AT THE WESTERN WORLD ARE INHERITORS OF THE RENAISSANCE AND MODERN EUROPE, MEDIEVAL WORLD AND THROUGH THEM TO GREECE AND ROME. WE ARE THE INHERITORS OF SO MUCH KNOWLEDGE. More

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Bookkeeping for Dummies

Bookkeeping for Dummies

by Lita Epstein, MBA

ACCOUNTING

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5out of 5 by HECTORGONZALEZ 4 days ago

ACCOUNTING MADE EASY FOR LEARNERS. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT FOR BUSINESS AND HOME ACCOUNTING.hector More

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Teilhard's Mass: Approaches to the Mass on the World

Teilhard's Mass: Approaches to the Mass on the World

by Thomas Mulvihill King

THE MASS ON THE WORLD

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5out of 5 by HECTORGONZALEZ 4 days ago

THERE IS A PERSONAL PRAYER IN TEILHARD CALLED "MASS ON THE WORLD" IT APPEARS IN HIS WRITTING DURING WORLD WAR ONE. AND LATER IN HIS WRITINGS "HYMN ON THE UNIVERSE" AND "THE MILIEU DIVIN" THIS BOOK ... More

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Telemann: Flute Concertos

Telemann: Flute Concertos

performed by Berliner Barock Solisten, Emmanuel Pahud (flute)

GREAT MUSIC FOR THE SOUL...

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5out of 5 by HECTORGONZALEZ 4 days ago

WHEN PRAYER IS NOT POSSIBLE...TELEMAN AND EMANUEL PAHUD GIVE JOY TO THE SOUL AND LIGHT IN PERSONAL OUR WORLD More

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Écrits du temps de la guerre : 1916-1919

Écrits du temps de la guerre : 1916-1919

by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

THE BOOK OF TEILHARD DE CHARDIN

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5out of 5 by HECTORGONZALEZ 4 days ago

IT IS IN THIS BOOK 'ECRITS DU TEMPS DE GUERRE' WHERE WE FIND THE CHAPTER 'LE PRIEST' WITH A WONDERFUL PRAYER OF TEILHARD DE CHARDIN AS PRIEST-SERVANT-OF-THE-WORLD KNOWN AS MASS ON THE UNIVERSE". ... More

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Le milieu divin; essai de vie intérieure.

Le milieu divin; essai de vie intérieure.

by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

TEILHARD IS A GENIOUS.

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5out of 5 by HECTORGONZALEZ 4 days ago

HIS MILEU DIVIN IS AN INTRODUCTION TO A MODERN SPIRITUAL LIFE. hector More

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Prayers for a Lifetime

Prayers for a Lifetime

by Karl Rahner

HOW TO PRAY AST THE PRESENT WORLD.

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5out of 5 by HECTORGONZALEZ 4 days ago

IS A COLLECTION OF PRAYERS FROM KARL RAHNER FOLLOWING HIS SPIRITUAL AND MENTAL EVOLUTION FROM A YOUNG MAN TO AN EXPERIENCED THEOLOGIAN. More

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