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A Portrait of Jane Austen

David Cecil · Hill and Wang; 1st US edition
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Not much about Jane Austen's personality can be gleaned from her works.It is from her letters, from the evidence of the friends and relations, and above all from a knowledge of the kind of life led and ideas held by the society she was born into, that we are to know her. --This...
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JFK Jr., George, & Me: A Memoir

Matt Berman · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

If George magazine was about "not just politics as usual," a day at the office with John F. Kennedy Jr. was not just business as usual. John handpicked Creative Director Matt Berman to bring his vision for a new political magazine to life. Through marathon nights leading up to George's...
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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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Maria Theresa

Edward Crankshaw · Viking Adult; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

When Edward Crankshaw's Maria Theresa was published in 1969, it was the first full length study of Maria Theresa to be written in English for sixty years. Called to the throne in 1740, at the age of twenty-three, Maria Theresa was wholly unprepared for the events that were to confront...
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I Wish My Teacher Knew: How One Question Can Change Everything for Our Kids

Kyle Schwartz · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

One day, third-grade teacher Kyle Schwartz asked her students to fill-in-the-blank in this sentence: "I wish my teacherknew ." The results astounded her. Some answers were humorous, others were heartbreaking-all were profoundly moving and enlightening. The results...
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When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944

Ronald C. Rosbottom · Little, Brown and Company; First edition
Format: Hardcover

The spellbinding and revealing chronicle of Nazi-occupied Paris On June 14, 1940, German tanks entered a silent and nearly deserted Paris. Eight days later, France accepted a humiliating defeat and foreign occupation. Subsequently, an eerie sense of normalcy settled over the City of Light....
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Fodor's Vienna to Salzburg, 1st Edition (Fodor's Gold Guides)

Fodor's · Fodor's; 1 edition
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Salute the genius of Mozart by visiting his hometown, lose the blues on a cruise of the Danube, climb from tower to turret in a magical Danube Valley castle, or indulge your sweet tooth at Vienna's top pastry shop—Fodor's Vienna to Salzburg, 1st Edition offers all these experiences...
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The Reef: A Passionate History: The Great Barrier Reef from Captain Cook to Climate Change

Iain McCalman · Scientific Amer Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Stretching 1,400 miles along the Australian coast and visible from space, the Great Barrier Reef is home to three thousand individual reefs, more than nine hundred islands, and thousands of marine species, and has alternately been viewed as a deadly maze, an economic bounty, a scientific...
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Minimalist Baker's Everyday Cooking: 101 Entirely Plant-based, Mostly Gluten-Free, Easy and Delicious Recipes

Dana Shultz · Avery Pub Group
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

The highly anticipated cookbook from the immensely popular food blog Minimalist Baker, featuring 101 all-new simple, vegan recipes that all require 10 ingredients or less, 1 bowl or 1 pot, or 30 minutes or less to prepare Dana Shultz founded the Minimalist Baker blog in 2012 to share...
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North Shore: A Natural History of Minnesota's Superior Coast

Chel Anderson · University of Minnesota Press
Pages: 619
Format: Print book

Propelled by wings, fins, legs, and the wind, life has found a way to Minnesota's North Shore for more than twelve thousand years. Some plants and animals have taken up residence in the region's ancient mountains, others in its lakes and flowing rivers. Together, they weave a living...
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500 Crochet Stitches: The Ultimate Crochet Stitch Bible

Pavilion Books · St. Martin's Griffin
Format: Hardcover

Presents an introduction to crocheting, discussing tools, equipment, basic and advanced stitches, edgings, and trims, with illustrations and detailed instructions for five hundred stitches.
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