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Coral Comes High

by George P. Hunt

"AT 0830, September 15, 1944, the First Marine Division attacked the Japanese-held island of Peleliu in the Palau Islands and engaged an estimated 10,000 Japanese in one of the fiercest straggles of the war....


The Joy of Uber Driving

by Yamini Redewill

Yamini Redewill is an Uber driver in San Francisco—one of a growing number of rideshare drivers around the world. What makes her unique is that she’s a seventy-nine-year-old single woman who views her Uber...


Charles Dickens: His Life and Work

by Stephen Leacock

Stephen Leacock shares the stage with Charles Dickens and Mark Twain as one of the best-loved humorists in the English-speaking world. At the time of its original publication, Leacock's biography of Dickens...


Meditations

by Marcus Aurelius

Meditations is a series of personal reflections by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor 161–180 CE, written over a series of years in far-flung places as he led the Romans in military campaigns, quashed revolts,...


Biografi Kehidupan Siti Aisyah Binti Abu Bakar Ibunda Kaum Muslimin Edisi Bahasa Inggris

by Jannah Firdaus Mediapro

Biografi Sejarah Kehidupan Siti Aisyah Binti Abu Bakar Ibunda Kaum Muslimin Dalam Bahasa Inggris Bersumberkan Dari Kitab Suci Al-Quran Dan Al-Hadist.

The life of Aishah is proof that a woman can be far more learned...


Road to Huertgen

by Paul Boesch

The Huertgen Forest defenses of the Nazis were meticulously and diabolically planned. They, with the Ruhr River positions, constituted the Eastern-most section of the Siegfried system. Capture of Huertgen, followed...


Brief Encounters

by Anthony Kenny

Cardinals, directors, dissidents, dons, judges, novelists, philosophers, prime ministers, scientists, world statesmen. . . Throughout his long and distinguished career, Sir Anthony Kenny has encountered some...


Hard to Heart

by Bill Dwyre

Illustrated biography of boxer Tim Bradley, telling how he won championships and respect.


Admiral Halsey's Story

by William Frederick Halsey

Fleet Admiral Halsey was attending a reception in 1946 when a woman broke through the crowd around him, grasped his hand, and cried, “I feel as if I were touching the hand of God!”

On the day that Pearl Harbor...


Roughhouse Friday

by Jaed Coffin

A beautifully crafted memoir about fathers and sons, masculinity, and the lengths we sometimes go to in order to confront our past

While lifting weights in the Seldon Jackson College gymnasium on a rainy autumn...


Wah-to-yah, and the Taos Trail

by Lewis Hector Garrard

Wah-to-Yah is the only well-known book written by Garrard. It has won a secure place in the literature of the American

West.

On 1 Sept 1846, Garrard, 17 years old, joined a caravan in Westport Landing, Missouri...


Mark Twain

by Stephen Leacock

This is a most interesting biography of Mark Twain by Canada's own famous classic  "funny man" Stephen Leacock.  The sketch of Mark Twain is an amazing portrait, virile, graphic, loving, and of course humorous....


The Great Hollenberg Saga

by Heinz Niederste & Hollenberg

It’s the story where it all started: A homestead for generations, with 1000 years of life and struggles to survive, as well as moments of happiness. It’s a resurrection of the past projected upon history....


Patton and His Third Army (Annotated)

by Brenton Greene Wallace

In Patton and His Third Army, Brenton Wallace details the actions of General George S. Patton and the Third Army from its preparations in Britain, to its first engagements with the enemy, through to the major...


The Burning Glass

by Jenni Calder

Naomi Mitchison was born towards the end of the nineteenth century and grew into an era of change, political, social and sexual. All of these she embraced and influenced in the course of her long life. She became...


Klee Wyck

by Emily Carr

Klee Wyck is Canadian artist Emily Carr's memoir. Through short sketches, the artist tells of her experiences among First Nations people and cultures on British Columbia's west coast. The book won the...


Henry VII

by Charles Williams

This is a well-researched and documented historical biography about Henry VII, the father of Henry VIII.

In 1485 Henry VII defeated Richard III and began the Tudor dynasty. Henry had a loyal and organized administration...


The Kennedy Heirs

by J. Randy Taraborrelli

From New York Times bestselling author J. Randy Taraborrelli comes The Kennedy Heirs, his most revealing Kennedy book yet.

A unique burden was inherited by the children of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and...


My Parents: An Introduction / This Does Not Belong to You

by Aleksandar Hemon

Two books in one in a flip dos-à-dos format: The story of Aleksandar Hemon’s parents’ immigration from Sarajevo to Canada and a book of short memories of the author’s family, friends, and childhood in...


The Enemy of the People