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The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation

Rod Dreher · Penguin Publishing Group
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

In a radical new vision for the future of Christianity, NYT bestselling author and conservative columnist Rod Dreher calls on American Christians to prepare for the coming Dark Age by embracing an ancient Christian way of life. The light of the Christian faith is flickering out all over...
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Minecrafter 2.0 advanced : the unofficial guide to Minecraft & other building games

Joe Funk · Triumph Books LLC
Pages: 127
Format: Print book

In Minecrafter 2.0 Advanced, those who mastered the basics laid out in the first Minecrafter strategy guide now find tips on more complex areas of game play, including Redstone circuitry and other inventions, and advice for beating "The End."
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One Big Table

Molly O'Neill · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

From noted food writer Molly O’Neill comes a lavish portrait of our nation’s contemporary culinary tradition with the best recipes from the greatest home cooks.Ten years ago, former New York Times food columnist Molly O’Neill embarked on a transcontinental road trip to investigate...
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At the Edge of the Precipice: Henry Clay and the Compromise That Saved the Union

Robert V. Remini · Basic Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In 1850, America hovered on the brink of disunion. Tensions between slave-holders and abolitionists mounted, as the debate over slavery grew rancorous. An influx of new territory prompted Northern politicians to demand that new states remain free; in response, Southerners baldly threatened...
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Bringing Mulligan Home: The Other Side of the Good War

Dale Maharidge · PublicAffairs; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Sergeant Steve Maharidge returned from World War II an angry man. The only evidence that he’d served in the Marines was a photograph of himself and a buddy tacked to the basement wall. On one terrifyingly memorable occasion his teenage son, Dale, witnessed Steve screaming at the photograph:...
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War: The Definitive Visual History

DK Publishing · DK ADULT; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

War has been central to the rise and fall of civilizations since the dawn of time. The history of warfare first emerges from legend in Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization, around 3,000 years before the birth of Christ. The first armies that we know about fought in Sumeria, Ancient Egypt,...
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Panic in Level 4: Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science

Richard Preston · Random House; 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Bizarre illnesses and plagues that kill people in the most unspeakable ways Obsessive and inspired efforts by scientists to solve mysteries and save lives From The Hot Zone to The Demon in the Freezer and beyond Richard Prestons bestselling works have mesmerized readers everywhere by showing...
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Understanding Parkinson's Disease: A Self-Help Guide

David L Cram · Addicus Books
Pages: 170
Format: Paperback

If you've been told by your doctor, "You have Parkinson's disease," you probably found it difficult to hear those words. Such a diagnosis can be frightening and leave you filled with questions. How will it affect your life? What are your treatment options? These authors...
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Chinatown: A Portrait of a Closed Society

Gwen Kinkead · Harpercollins
Pages: 211
Format: Hardcover

A look into New York City's Chinatown discusses its people--newly arrived immigrants who work in garment factories and restaurants--and the enclave they have created there for themselves. 25,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.
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The Believers: A Novel

ZoeÌ? Heller · HarperCollins
Pages: 335
Format: Hardcover

"[Zoe Heller] is an extraordinarily entertaining writer, and this novel showcases her copious gifts, including a scathing, Waugh-like wit." - New York Times Best-selling author Zoe Heller has followed up the critical and commercial success of What Was She Thinking? Notes on a Scandal...
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The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

Daniel Ellsberg · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From the legendary whistle-blower who revealed the Pentagon Papers, an eyewitness exposé of the dangers of America's Top Secret, seventy-year-long nuclear policy that--chillingly--continues to this day.Here, for the first time, former high level defense analyst Daniel Ellsberg reveals...
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Understand Alzheimer's: A First-Time Caregiver's Plan to Understand & Prepare for Alzheimer's & Dementia

Calistoga Press. · Calistoga Press
Pages: 131
Format: Paperback

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Tiger's Heart: The Story of a Modern Chinese Woman

Aisling Juanjuan Shen · Soho Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Like a suspense novel, this book is impossible to put down. All readers interested in China, as well as memoir fans especially of success stories, must read this astonishing title.--Library Journal Starred Review In Aisling Juanjuan Shens remarkable and assured memoir, a peasant girl born...
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Skinny Bastard: A Kick-in-the-Ass for Real Men Who Want to Stop Being Fat and Start Getting Buff

Rory Freedman · Running Press; 1 edition
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

What’s good for the bitch is good for the bastard. Hundreds of thousands of women have been inspired to “use their head” and get real about the food they eat after reading the best-selling manifesto Skinny Bitch. But it turns out some men have been reading over their girlfriends’...
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