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The Rough Patch: Marriage and the Art of Living Together

DAPHNE DE MARNEFFE · Scribner
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From a leading clinical psychologist who has counseled couples and individuals for decades, a wise, radical, and optimistic approach to marriage that promises compatibility between an individual's development and the often relentless demands of a relationship.People today are trying to make...
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Margaret Thatcher: Power and Personality

Jonathan Aitken · Bloomsbury USA; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A strong and sometimes divisive figure in British and world politics, Margaret Thatcher was the longest-serving British Prime Minister in the 20th century and the only woman to ever hold the office. Drawing from an abundance of new, previously unpublished material from the Thatcher Archive...
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Vikings: Life and Legend

Gareth Williams · Cornell University Press; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

In the ninth and tenth centuries, the Vikings created a cultural network that spanned four continents: from the Caspian Sea to the North Atlantic and from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean. The Viking Age was a period of major change as a result of the Vikings’ impact on neighboring...
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Carmine's Celebrates: Classic Italian Recipes for Everyday Feasts

Glenn Rolnick · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Carmine’s is founded on the twin concepts of deliciousness and Italian abbondanza.  In their wildly popular Times Square flagship location and their other restaurants in New York City, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Washington, DC, and Paradise Island, Bahamas, the tables are filled...
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Get Inside Your Doctor's Head: Ten Commonsense Rules for Making Better Decisions about Medical Care

Phillip K. Peterson · Johns Hopkins University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

With so many medical tests and treatments and so much scientific and medical information—some of it contradictory—how can people make the best medical decisions?Most medical decisions, it turns out, are based on common sense. In this short and easy-to-read book, Dr. Phillip...
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Word by Word: The Secret Life of Dictionaries

Kory Stamper · Pantheon Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Brimming with intelligence and personality, a vastly entertaining account of how dictionaries are made - a must read for word mavens. While most of us might take dictionaries for granted, the process of writing them is in fact as lively and dynamic as language itself. With sharp wit and irreverence,...
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The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight

Winston Groom · National Geographic
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Written by gifted storyteller Winston Groom (author of Forrest Gump) , The Aviators tells the saga of three extraordinary aviators--Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Jimmy Doolittle--and how they redefine heroism through their genius, daring, and uncommon courage. This is the fascinating...
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North Korea: State of Paranoia: A Modern History

Paul French · Zed Books
Format: Book

North Korea  is a country  that continues  to make headlines—arousing curiosity and fear in equal measure.  The world’s most secretive nuclear power, it is a nation that still has Gulag-style prison camps, no internet, and bans its people from talking to foreigners...
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U2: Rock 'n' Roll to Change the World

Timothy D. Neufeld · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

U2's significant career far exceeds that of most average successful rock bands, with a prolific output of thirteen well-received studio albums and a sometimes relentless touring schedule. The band is famous for uniquely drawing together music, art, faith, and activism, all within a lucrative...
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Long Island Italian Americans:: History, Heritage and Tradition

Salvatore J. LaGumina · The History Press; First Edition edition
Format: Paperback

For Italian immigrants and their descendants, moving from "the city" out to Long Island was more than a change of address. It signaled that the family had achieved the American dream, and in turn, elements of Italian values and culture are visible all over the island. Italians...
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Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief's Tribute to America's Warriors

George W. Bush · Crown/Archetype
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W. Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America's military veterans. With Forewords by former First Lady Laura Bush and General Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Growing out of President...
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Grant

RON CHERNOW · Penguin Press
Pages: 1104
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant. Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and an inept businessman,...
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The Best of Us: A Memoir

JOYCE MAYNARD · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author Joyce Maynard, a memoir about discovering strength in the midst of great loss--"heart wrenching, inspiring, full of joy and tears and life." (Anne Lamott) In 2011, when she was in her late fifties, beloved author and journalist Joyce Maynard...
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The Grants Register 2011: The Complete Guide to Postgraduate Funding Worldwide

Palgrave Macmillan Ltd · Palgrave Macmillan
Pages: 1104
Format: Hardcover

The most comprehensive guide available to postgraduate grants and professional funding worldwide. For twenty-nine years the leading source for up to date information on the availability of, and eligibility for, postgraduate and professional awards. Each entry is verified by its awarding...
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