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Arik: The Life of Ariel Sharon

David Landau · Knopf; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the former editor in chief of Haaretz, the first in-depth, comprehensive biography of Ariel Sharon, the most dramatic and imposing Israeli political and military leader of the last forty years. The life of Ariel Sharon spans much of modern Israel's history. A commander in the Israeli...
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The Art of War

Sunzi · Arcturus
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Sun Tzu's classic on military strategy and tactics was written in the 5th century BC, and comes to life for the 21st century in this stunning slip-cased edition. The Art of War case and hardcover book are both high-quality cloth over board, with embossed, gold-foil lettering, creating...
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The Learning Habit: A Groundbreaking Approach to Homework and Parenting that Helps Our Children Succeed in School and Life

Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman · A Perigee Book
Pages: 206
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking approach to building learning habits for life, based on a major new study revealing what works - and what doesn't Life is different for kids today. Between standardized testing, the Common Core Curriculum, copious homework assignments, and seemingly endless amounts of "screen...
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Wounded: A New History of the Western Front in World War I

E R Mayhew · Oxford University Press
Pages: 275
Format: Hardcover

The number of soldiers wounded in World War I is, in itself, devastating: over 21 million military wounded, and nearly 10 million killed. On the battlefield, the injuries were shocking, unlike anything those in the medical field had ever witnessed. The bullets hit fast and hard, went deep...
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Forever Chic: Frenchwomen's Secrets for Timeless Beauty, Style, and Substance

Tish Jett · Rizzoli Ex Libris
Format: Hardcover

For any woman who last saw forty on her speedometer comes a sparkling new primer for aging—the French way—with grace and style. Frenchwomen of a certain age over forty are captivating and complex. They appear younger than their years and remain stylish throughout their lives. They...
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Deep Thoughts From a Hollywood Blonde

Jennie Garth · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 256
Format: Book

For the first time ever, Jennie Garth is putting it all out there, sharing her joys and her sorrows, her successes and her failures, with candor and a surprising, even bawdy, sense of humor. From her sudden rise to fame as a golden-haired teen beauty, to recently redefining herself as a single...
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On the Move: A Life

Oliver Sacks · Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Pages: 397
Format: Print book

When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: "Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far." It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move...
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Danger Close: My Epic Journey as a Combat Helicopter Pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan

Amber Smith · Atria Books
Pages: 271
Format: Print book

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How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking

Jordan Ellenberg · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 468
Format: Print book

The Freakonomics of math--a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our handsThe math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In How Not to Be Wrong, Jordan Ellenberg shows...
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Before I Do: A Legal Guide to Marriage, Gay and Otherwise

Elizabeth F Schwartz · New Press
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Not long ago, same-sex couples had to jump through endless hoops to make their relationships even close to legal. Happily, those days are over. Same-sex couples no longer have to operate as outlaws - they too can have in-laws! But here's the rub: many gay and lesbian couples, accustomed...
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Twenty Dinners

Ithai Schori · Clarkson Potter
Format: Hardcover

A photographer who happens to be an ex-restaurant cook and an indie rock star who happens to be an avid home cook show you how to slow down your life by cooking beautiful, straightforward, but sophisticated, food for--and with--friends.       When hes on tour with his band, Grizzly...
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Black & Decker The Book of Home How-To: The Complete Photo Guide to Home Repair & Improvement

Editors of Cool Springs Press · Cool Springs Press
Format: Hardcover

All the Do-It-Yourself information you need for your home repairs: easy to search through, even easier to use.The editors at Cool Springs Press know a thing or two about DIY home improvement and maintenance; we've been writing about it for the past quarter-century, and we have more...
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The Parthenon Enigma

Joan Breton Connelly · Knopf
Pages: 485
Format: Hardcover

Built in the fifth century b.c., the Parthenon has been venerated for more than two millennia as the West's ultimate paragon of beauty and proportion. Since the Enlightenment, it has also come to represent our political ideals, the lavish temple to the goddess Athena serving as the model...
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COMETS!: Visitors from Deep Space

David J. Eicher · Cambridge University Press; 1 edition
Format: Print book

Join David J. Eicher in this fast-paced and entertaining journey through the history, present, and future of these important yet mysterious cosmic bodies. From ancient times, humans have been fascinated by "broom stars" and "blazing scimitars" lighting up the sky and moving...
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