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Uncommon Character: Stories of Ordinary Men and Women Who Have Done the Extraordinary

DOUGLAS FEAVEL · Aneko Press
Pages: 332
Format: Paperback

This inspiring book is filled with unforgettable people who challenged and changed their world in remarkable and admirable ways. You'll be introduced to personalities who are living and historical, familiar and unknown, domestic and foreign. Prepare to meet pilots, farmers, missionaries,...
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Taisho Chic: Japanese Modernity, Nostalgia, and Deco

Kendall H Brown · Honolulu Academy of Arts
Pages: 176
Format: Paperback

The Taisho period, loosely the first three decades of the twentieth century, was a dynamic era in Japan. On one hand, it spawned social liberalism and political radicalism; on the other, it generated the social conservatism and cultural nativism that grew into the ultra-nationalism of 1937-1945....
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Motors for Makers: A Guide to Steppers, Servos, and Other Electrical Machines

Matthew Scarpino · Que
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The First Maker-Friendly Guide to Electric Motors! Makers can do amazing things with motors. Yes, they're more complicated than some other circuit elements, but with this book, you can completely master them. Once you do, incredible new projects become possible. Unlike other books,...
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The Secret Power Within: Zen Solutions to Real Problems

Chuck Norris · Little
Pages: 185
Format: Book

Drawing on his own life experiences, film star and martial-arts master Chuck Norris explains how to implement affirming Zen philosophies in order to achieve self-confidence and spiritual peace. 100,000 first printing. $100,000 ad/promo. Tour.
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Authentic Victorian Stoves, Heaters, Ranges...

Puzant Kevork Thomajan · Dover Pubns
Pages: 180
Format: Paperback

Authentic Victorian Stoves, Heaters, Ranges... (Dover Pictorial Archive Series)
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The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible

A. J. Jacobs · Simon & Schuster; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of The Know-It-All comes a fascinating and timely exploration of religion and the Bible.

Raised in a secular family but increasingly interested in the relevance of faith in our modern world, A.J. Jacobs decides to dive in headfirst and attempt to obey...
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I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You

Courtney Maum · Thorndike Press; Lrg edition
Format: Hardcover

Despite the success of his first solo show in Paris and the support of his brilliant French wife and young daughter, thirty-four-year-old British artist Richard Haddon is too busy mourning the loss of his American mistress to appreciate his fortune. But when a painting he made for his wife...
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Eyewitness to the Alamo

Bill Groneman
Format: Paperback(Revised Edition)


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Will Not Attend: Lively Stories of Detachment and Isolation

Adam Resnick · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Adam Resnick, an Emmy Award-winning writer for NBC's Late Night with David Letterman, has spent his entire life trying to avoid interaction with people. While courageously admitting to being "euphorically antisocial" and "sick in the head," he allows us to plunge...
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A Family Affair

Fern Michaels · Wheeler Publishing; Lrg edition
Format: Hardcover

A 1 New York Times Bestselling Author In a city built on dreams, dancer Trisha Holiday makes her living moving like one. But off stage she?s very down-to-earth. That?s why she ignores the admiring note ? and the accompanying 1000 ? that arrives backstage after one of her ethereal performances....
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Cronkite

Douglas Brinkley · HarperCollins Publishers; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Douglas Brinkley presents the definitive, revealing biography of an American legend: renowned news anchor Walter Cronkite.An acclaimed author and historian, Brinkley has drawn upon recently disclosed letters, diaries, and other artifacts at the recently opened Cronkite Archive to bring...
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Dark Horse: Achieving Success Through the Pursuit of Fulfillment

Todd Rose · HarperOne
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

For generations, we've been stuck with a cookie-cutter mold for success that requires us to be the same as everyone else, only better. This "standard formula" works for some people but leaves most of us feeling disengaged and frustrated. As much as we might dislike the standard...

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The Myth of Mirror Neurons: The Real Neuroscience of Communication and Cognition

Gregory Hickok · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

An essential reconsideration of one of the most far-reaching theories in modern neuroscience and psychology. In 1992, a group of neuroscientists from Parma, Italy, reported a new class of brain cells discovered in the motor cortex of the macaque monkey. These cells, later dubbed mirror...
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