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To the Edge of the World: The Story of the Trans-Siberian Express, the World’s Greatest Railroad
To the Edge of the World: The Story of the Trans-Siberian Express, the World’s Greatest Railroad

Christian Wolmar · PublicAffairs; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

To the Edge of the World is an adventure in travel—full of extraordinary personalities, more than a century of explosive political, economic, and cultural events, and almost inconceivable feats of engineering. Christian Wolmar passionately recounts the improbable origins of the Trans-Siberian...
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Greater than Gold : from Olympic heartbreak to ultimate redemption
Greater than Gold : from Olympic heartbreak to ultimate redemption

David Boudia · Nelson Books
Pages: 194
Format: Print book

One of America's most heralded young divers, David Boudia twice went for Olympic gold, training obsessively and whole-heartedly for success. In his first Olympics, he failed miserably, not winning a single medal. Four years later saw a different story: he mounted the podium twice, winning...
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Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street's Great Foreclosure Fraud
Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street's Great Foreclosure Fraud

David Dayen · New Press
Pages: 385
Format: Print book

In the depths of the Great Recession, a cancer nurse, a car dealership worker, and an insurance fraud specialist helped uncover the largest consumer crime in American history - a scandal that implicated dozens of major executives on Wall Street. They called it foreclosure fraud: millions...
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The Ultimate Guide to Machine Quilting: Long-arm and Sit-down - Learn When, Where, Why, and How to Finish Your Quilts
The Ultimate Guide to Machine Quilting: Long-arm and Sit-down - Learn When, Where, Why, and How to Finish Your Quilts

Angela Walters · That Patchwork Place
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

In this must-have resource, long-arm quilting expert Angela Walters and home-sewing-machine specialist Christa Watson team up to provide the ultimate guide to machine quilting. Gain insight into long-arm quilting, as well as guidance on quilting at a sit-down sewing machine. Whichever machine...
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Blending Families Successfully: Helping Parents and Kids Navigate the Challenges So That Everyone Ends Up Happy
Blending Families Successfully: Helping Parents and Kids Navigate the Challenges So That Everyone Ends Up Happy

M.D. George S. Glass · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Book

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, less than half of the people who get married in the United States remain with their first spouse, and less than 50 percent of children grow up with both biological parents. In short, we live in a society of blended families. Everyone...
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The 30-Second Body: Eat Clean. Train Dirty. Live Hard.
The 30-Second Body: Eat Clean. Train Dirty. Live Hard.

Adam Rosante · Zinc Ink; 1 edition
Format: Print book

YOUR BEST BODY BEGINS HERE AND NOW! Ditch the gym membership and say goodbye to weights and machines! Take control of your shape and your weight at home with celebrity fitness trainer Adam Rosante's three-tiered, simple-to-follow plan: * Eat Clean: Feed your body right with simple...
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Forever Painless: End Chronic Pain and Reclaim Your Life in 30 Minutes a Day
Forever Painless: End Chronic Pain and Reclaim Your Life in 30 Minutes a Day

Miranda Esmonde-White · Harpercollins
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

End chronic pain - for good - with this practical guide from the PBS personality behind Classical Stretch and author of the New York Times bestseller Aging Backwards.Chronic pain is the most common cause of long-term disability in the United States. Twenty percent of American adults accept...
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Resilience: Two Sisters and a Story of Mental Illness
Resilience: Two Sisters and a Story of Mental Illness

Jessie Close · Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover

At a young age, Jessie Close struggled with symptoms that would transform into severe bipolar disorder in her early twenties, but she was not properly diagnosed until the age of fifty. Jessie and her three siblings, including actress Glenn Close, spent many years in the Moral Re-Armament...
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Don't Wait for the Next War: A Strategy for American Growth and Global Leadership
Don't Wait for the Next War: A Strategy for American Growth and Global Leadership

Wesley K. Clark · PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

With the end of the Cold War came not the end of history, but the end of Americas sense of its strategic purpose in the world. Then, after a decade of drift, the US was violently dragged back into international conflict. Its armed forces responded magnificently but its leaders objectives...
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Information Doesn't Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age
Information Doesn't Want to Be Free: Laws for the Internet Age

Cory Doctorow · McSweeney's
Format: Hardcover

In sharply argued, fast-moving chapters, Cory Doctorow's Information Doesn't Want to Be Free takes on the state of copyright and creative success in the digital age. Can small artists still thrive in the Internet era? Can giant record labels avoid alienating their audiences? This...
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Million Dollar Arm: Sometimes to Win, You Have to Change the Game
Million Dollar Arm: Sometimes to Win, You Have to Change the Game

J. B. Bernstein · Gallery Books
Pages: 233
Format: Paperback

A TRUE STORY OF FINDING THE AMERICAN DREAM . . . ABROAD India is a country with more than one billion people, a fanatical national cricket obsession, and exactly zero talent scouts. There, superstar sports agent J. B. Bernstein knew that he could find the Yao Ming of baseball - someone...
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Lincoln's Bishop: A President, A Priest, and the Fate of 300 Dakota Sioux Warriors
Lincoln's Bishop: A President, A Priest, and the Fate of 300 Dakota Sioux Warriors

Gustav Niebuhr · HarperOne
Format: Book

In the tradition of Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals comes Gustav Niebuhr's compelling history of Abraham Lincoln's decision in 1862 to spare the lives of 265 condemned Sioux men, and the Episcopal bishop who was his moral compass, helping guide the president's conscience.More...
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Making Everyday Electronics Work: A Do-It-Yourself Guide
Making Everyday Electronics Work: A Do-It-Yourself Guide

Stan Gibilisco · McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 278
Format: Paperback

UNDERSTAND, MAINTAIN, AND IMPROVE THE ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS IN YOUR HOME AND AUTO If you've ever felt lost when choosing a home entertainment system, wondered how to test an electrical outlet to see if it's grounded, or puzzled over how to make the Wi-Fi in the front...
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March 1917: On the Brink of War and Revolution
March 1917: On the Brink of War and Revolution

Will Englund · W W Norton
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

A riveting history of the month that transformed the world's greatest nations as Russia faced revolution and America entered World War I. "We are provincials no longer," said Woodrow Wilson on March 5, 1917, at his second inaugural. He spoke on the eve of America's entrance into...
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