Biographies

An Extraordinary Theory of Objects: A Memoir of an Outsider in Paris

It's Girl Interrupted meets Miranda July-with a touch of Joan Didion-in this captivating collection of original essays revolving around a young American girl's coming of age in Paris. As an adolescent in a foreign country, Stephanie LaCava found an unconventional way to deal with her social awkwa...

A Beach Less Traveled

The remarkable story of a happily married couple who abandoned the corporate rat race to open a perfumery and create their own custom lines of fragrances in the French Caribbean What originated in a family vacation on the beach eventually became an unlikely but thriving business--a perfumery on t...

Pet. Dan. Huetii, Episcopi Abrincensis, Commentarius de Rebus Ad Eum Pertinentibus.. (Latin Edition)

This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR’-d book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were e...

Opinions of eminent lawyers, on various points of English jurisprudence (Volume 1-2)- chiefly concerning the colonies, fisheries

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1814 Excerpt: ... seeing these two clauses, being directly opposite, can no way stand one with another. Bu...

Silence of the Bunnies

Silence of the Bunnies is a whimsical journey of self-discovery, triggered by the author's mid-life discovery that he faced serious medical issues (Parkinson's disease). The discovery forces the author to confront who he is, and he uses humor and pathos to relish both the human condition and the...

The Believer: Confronting Jewish Self-Hatred

The Believer relates the disturbing and provocative story of a Jewish skinhead from Brooklyn. Screenwriter Henry Bean (Internal Affairs, Deep Cover) was inspired by an actual case to write an original script exploring issues close to his own Orthodox Judaism-and then to direct what became the win...

All But My Life

The story of Gerda Weissmann Klein's six-year ordeal as a victim of Nazi cruelty. It takes the reader on a terrifying journey from the author's comfortable home in the Polish town of Bielitz to her survival and liberation by American troops - one of whom was to become her husband - in Volary, Cze...

Chasing Spies: How the FBI Failed in Counter-Intelligence But Promoted the Politics of McCarthyism in the Cold War Years

The long history of the Federal Bureau of Investigation under J. Edgar Hoover is studded with serious questions about the Bureau’-s professionalism and accountability. Revelations in the recent cases of Wen Ho Lee, Robert Hannsen, and Timothy McVeigh illustrate these misgivings. In Chasing ...

Mawson: And the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackelton and Amundsen

Now available in paperback, the incredible story of Australia's most famous polar explorer and the giants from the heroic age of polar explorationDouglas Mawson, born in 1882 and knighted in 1914, was Australia's greatest Antarctic explorer. This is the incredible account of an expedition he led ...

THE RANDOLPH FAMILY

The Randolph Family is the inspiring story of pioneer country music entertainer Norman Randolph who contracted tuberculosis while in his mid-twenties, but formed his own family band before his three oldest children were even teenagers. Beginning in late 1939, the group played at Tennessee radio ...