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Peterson Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America, Fourth Edition

Robert Powell · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

A completely updated edition, including 122 newly recognized or recently established non-native species of reptiles and amphibians. The new edition of this definitive guide reflects 25 years' worth of changes in our knowledge of reptiles and amphibians. It includes descriptions of 122 newly...
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God Less America: Real Stories From the Front Lines of the Attack on Traditional Values

Todd Starnes · Frontline
Pages: 239
Format: Hardcover

Pay attention, people of faith. Dark clouds are gathering. The winds of intolerance are blowing. There's a great storm approaching. American Christians are facing uncertain times. Our nation's values are under assault. Religious liberty has been undermined. We live in a day when...
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Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story

Rick Bragg · Harper; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerThe greatest Southern storyteller of our time, New York Times bestselling author Rick Bragg, tracks down the greatest rock and roller of all time, Jerry Lee Lewis - and gets his own story, from the source, for the very first time.A monumental figure on the American...
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Love Is the Cure: On Life, Loss, and the End of AIDS

Elton John · Little, Brown and Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A deeply personal account of Elton John's life during the era of AIDS and an inspiring call to action.In the 1980s, Elton John saw friend after friend, loved one after loved one, perish needlessly from AIDS. He befriended Ryan White, a young Indiana boy ostracized because of his HIV infection....
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Lucky Joe's Namesake: The Extraordinary Life and Observations of Joe Wilson

Fred Bartenstein · Univ Tennessee Press
Pages: 215
Format: Paperback

Joe Wilson (1938-2015) , a native of rural East Tennessee, was a civil rights activist, self-educated scholar, founder/administrator of nationally important roots music enterprises, and was legendary for his colorful writing and opinions. Lucky Joe's Namesake, a companion to Roots Music...
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Gateway to freedom : the hidden history of the underground railroad

Eric Foner · W. W. Norton & Company, 2015.
Pages: 301
Format: Print book

The dramatic story of fugitive slaves and the antislavery activists who defied the law to help them reach freedom.More than any other scholar, Eric Foner has influenced our understanding of America's history. Now, making brilliant use of extraordinary evidence, the Pulitzer Prize-winning...
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Christmas Crochet for Hearth, Home & Tree: Stockings, Ornaments, Garlands, and More

Edie Eckman · Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Book

Christmas stockings, ornaments, and more -- this is every crocheter's must-have holiday project book! Beginners will love Edie Eckman's useful technique tutorial, and experienced crafters will want to jump right in and start one of these 20 exciting projects. The book includes eight...
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Autism Breakthrough: The Groundbreaking Method That Has Helped Families All Over the World

Raun Kahlil Kaufman · St. Martin's Press, 2014.
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

As a boy, Raun Kaufman was diagnosed by multiple experts as severely autistic, with an IQ below 30, and destined to spend his life in an institution. Years later, Raun graduated with a degree in Biomedical Ethics from Brown University and has become a passionate and articulate autism expert...
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Washington's Immortals: The Untold Story of an Elite Regiment Who Changed the Course of the Revolution

Patrick K O'Donnell · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 463
Format: Print book

In August 1776, little over a month after the Continental Congress had formally declared independence from Britain, the revolution was on the verge of a sudden and disastrous end. General George Washington found his troops outmanned and outmaneuvered at the Battle of Brooklyn, and it looked...
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The Charles Schwab Guide to Finances After Fifty: Answers to Your Most Important Money Questions

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz · Crown
Pages: 414
Format: Print book

Here at last are the hard-to-find answers to the dizzying array of financial questions plaguing those who are age fifty and older.The financial world is more complex than ever, and people are struggling to make sense of it all. If you're like most people moving into the phase of life...
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The Quilt Block Book: Fresh, Versatile Designs for Quilts, Clothes, Accessories, and Decor

Nancy Wick · Creative Publishing int'l; Spi edition
Format: Book

Packed with photographs and diagrams for 75 quilt blocks, The Quilt Block Book teaches you three basic block construction methods to get you started in the world of quilt blocks. The blocks are divided into three sections by technique: quick piecing, foundation (paper) piecing, and appliqué...
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On the Move: A Life

Oliver Sacks · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

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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Looking for Lincoln: The Making of an American Icon

Philip B Kunhardt · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 494
Format: Print book

An extensively researched, lavishly illustrated consideration of the myths, memories, and questions that gathered around our most beloved - and most enigmatic - president in the years between his assassination and the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in 1922. Availing themselves of a vast...
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