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We'll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, Legend, and Afterlife of Hollywood's Most Beloved Movie
We'll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, Legend, and Afterlife of Hollywood's Most Beloved Movie

Noah William Isenberg · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

For the 75th anniversary of its premiere -- the incredible story of how Casablanca was made and why it remains the most beloved of Hollywood films.Casablanca was first released in 1942, just two weeks after the city of Casablanca itself surrendered to American troops led by General Patton....
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Physics I For Dummies
Physics I For Dummies

Steven Holzner · John Wiley & Sons
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The fun and easy way to get up to speed on the basic concepts of physics For high school and undergraduate students alike, physics classes are recommended or required courses for a wide variety of majors, and continue to be a challenging and often confusing course. Physics I For Dummies...
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The Rights of Women: The Authoritative ACLU Guide to Women's Rights, Fourth Edition
The Rights of Women: The Authoritative ACLU Guide to Women's Rights, Fourth Edition

Lenora M Lapidus · NYU Press
Pages: 412
Format: Hardcover

The Rights of Women is a comprehensive guide that explains in detail the rights of women under present U.S. law, and how these laws can be used in the continuing struggle to achieve full gender equality at home, in the workplace, at school, and in society at large. The Rights of Women explores...
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The Today Show: Transforming Morning Television
The Today Show: Transforming Morning Television

Cathleen M. Londino · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

In the early 1950s, when television networks did not broadcast regular programming before 11 a.m., radio and newspapers were the most popular and reliable ways for Americans to get their morning news. Then, Sylvester (Pat) Weaver, vice president of programming at NBC, pitched a bold...
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The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative
The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative

Florence Williams · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

An intrepid investigation into nature's restorative benefits by a prize-winning author.For centuries, poets and philosophers extolled the benefits of a walk in the woods: Beethoven drew inspiration from rocks and trees; Wordsworth composed while tromping over the heath; and Nikola Tesla...
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Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey
Crown of Blood: The Deadly Inheritance of Lady Jane Grey

Nicola Tallis · Pegasus Books
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

A significant retelling of the often-misunderstood tale of Lady Jane Grey's journey through her trial and execution -- recalling the dangerous plots and web of deadly intrigue in which she became involuntarily tangled, and which ultimately led to a catastrophic conclusion. "Good...
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Atlas of the World
Atlas of the World

Keith Lye · Oxford University Press
Pages: 448
Format: Map

The only world atlas updated annually, guaranteeing that users will find the most current geographic information, Oxford's Atlas of the World is the most authoritative atlas on the market. Full of crisp, clear cartography of urban areas and virtually uninhabited landscapes around the globe,...
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Historical Fiction II: A Guide to the Genre, 2nd Edition
Historical Fiction II: A Guide to the Genre, 2nd Edition

Sarah L Johnson · Libraries Unlimited
Pages: 738
Format: Book

Historical fiction has surged in popularity in recent years, with new subgenres emerging (e.g. Viking romance, religious thrillers) and reader interest showing no signs of slowing down. This follow-up to Johnson's critically acclaimed guide published in 2005 covers new territory...
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Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages

Guy Deutscher · Picador
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

A New York Times Editor's ChoiceAn Economist Best Book of 2010A Financial Times Best Book of 2010A Library Journal Best Book of 2010The debate is ages old: Where does language come from? Is it an artifact of our culture or written in our very DNA? In recent years, the leading linguists...
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Larousse Pocket Dictionary : Portuguese-English / English-Portuguese
Larousse Pocket Dictionary : Portuguese-English / English-Portuguese

Larousse (Firm) · Larousse
Pages: 412
Format: Paperback

For anyone speaking, reading, or studying, the Larousse Pocket Dictionary is the ideal dictionary for everyday use. With its handy portable, paperback format, great price, and clear, easy-to-use layout it's filled with up-to-date vocabulary in all subject areas. Included in this essential...
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