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The Art of Roughhousing

Anthony T. DeBenedet · Quirk Books; English Language edition
Format: Print book

Everywhere you look, physical play—what some might call “roughhousing”—is being marginalized. Gym classes are getting shorter. Recess periods are being eliminated. Some new schools don’t even have playgrounds. Is it any wonder children retreat to “virtual...
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The No-Nonsense Guide to Menopause

Barbara Seaman · Simon & Schuster; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

When the groundbreaking NIH Premarin Trials shattered Hormone Replacement Therapy's status as menopause panacea, women were left feeling helpless: there was a wide array of choices about how to handle menopause, but a dearth of information about the possible consequences of these new and difficult...
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The Improbability Principle: Why Coincidences, Miracles, and Rare Events Happen Every Day

David J. Hand · Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 269
Format: Hardcover

In The Improbability Principle, the renowned statistician David J. Hand argues that extraordinarily rare events are anything but. In fact, they're commonplace. Not only that, we should all expect to experience a miracle roughly once every month. But Hand is no believer in superstitions,...
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Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs 2018-2019

H WINTER GRIFFITH · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 1120
Format: Paperback

The classic guide to all major prescription and nonprescription drugs, featuring revised, up-to-date FDA information and an A-Z list of illnesses for easy reference. Includes coverage of dosage and length of time before a drug takes effect; side effects; special precautions; interactions...
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The Great Decision: Jefferson, Adams, Marshall, and the Battle for the Supreme Court

Cliff Sloan · PublicAffairs
Pages: 258
Format: Hardcover

In 1800, the United States teetered on the brink of a second revolution. The presidential election between Adams and Jefferson was a bitterly contested tie, and the government neared collapse. The Supreme Court had no clear purpose or power - no one had even thought to build it a courtroom...
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Crossing the Borders of Time: A True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed

Leslie Maitland · Other Press; y First printing edition
Format: Hardcover

   On a pier in Marseille in 1942, with desperate refugees pressing to board one of the last ships to escape France before the Nazis choked off its ports, an 18-year-old German Jewish girl was pried from the arms of the Catholic Frenchman she loved and promised to marry. ...
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George Washington's Sacred Fire

Peter A. Lillback · Providence Forum Press; 1st edition
Pages: 1208
Format: Hardcover

What sets George Washington's Sacred Fire apart from all previous works on this man for the ages, is the exhaustive fifteen years of Dr. Peter Lillback's research, revealing a unique icon driven by the highest of ideals. Only do George Washington's own writings, journals, letters,...
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The Emergency State: America's Pursuit of Absolute Security at All Costs

David C. Unger · The Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

Editor’s Choice, NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW “Ambitious and valuable” --WASHINGTON POST America is trapped in a state of war that has consumed our national life since before Pearl Harbor. Over seven decades and several bloody wars, Democratic and Republican...
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Lonely Planet Spain

Stuart Butler · Lonely Planet; 9 edition
Format: Paperback

“Windswept Roman ruins, cathedrals of rare power and incomparable jewels of Islamic architecture speak of a country where the great civilizations have risen, fallen and left behind their indelible mark.” –Anthony Ham, Lonely Planet Author Our PromiseYou can trust our travel...
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The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War

Andrew Roberts · Harper; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

From Britains finest military historian The Economist comes a magisterial new history of World War II and the flawed axis strategy that led to their defeat. The Second World War lasted for 2,174 days, cost 1.5 trillion, and claimed the lives of more than 50 million people. What were the factors...
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We Shall Overcome: The History of the Civil Rights Movement As It Happened (Book with 2 Audio CDs)

Herb Boyd · Sourcebooks
Pages: 272
Format: Book

In words, photos and on two audio CDs, witness the courageous and controversial stories that defined America's civil rights movementAn entire generation of Americans faced the lynching of teenager Emmett Till, the murder of four girls at church, and the denial of basic liberties like voting...
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Monroe and Conecuh Counties, Alabama 1833-1880, Marriages of.

Lucy Wiggins Colson · Southern Historical Press, Inc.
Pages: 153
Format: Paperback

By: Robert E. Colson & Lucy Colson, Pub. 1983, Reprinted 2017, 172 pages, Index, ISBN #0-89308-335-6. Monroe county was formed from Mississippi Territory in 1815 and at that time it had one of the largest populations and land masses of any county in the State. This remained true until...
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Quilter's Academy Vol. 3 Junior Year: A Skill-Building Course in Quiltmaking

Harriet Hargrave · C&T Publishing
Format: Paperback

Bonus 16 projects! You studied the fundamentals in Volume 1, then you built your design skills and worked with diagonal sets in Volume 2. Now you'll learn how to make a variety of triangle blocks with accuracy, precision and ease. Harriet and Carrie also share creative quilting ideas...
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Respect: The Life of Aretha Franklin

David Ritz · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of the Queen of Soul from acclaimed music writer David Ritz.Aretha Franklin began life as the golden daughter of a progressive and promiscuous Baptist preacher. Raised without her mother, she was a gospel prodigy who gave birth to two sons in her teens and left...
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