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Her Story in Four Centuries

by Sylvia Webber

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This heart-warming book of true stories is about women who lived during four different centuries. It testifies to the strength of mind of women forced to cope with wars and illness while protecting...


A Full House: A Canadian Historical Novel of Pioneer Adventure

by Lillian Ross

Synopsis:

A Full House is a historical novel of farm life in Alberta, Canada, in the 1930's, 1940's and '50's. The book follows the historical novels: Book #1 The Gentle Gamblers, and book #2 The Tender Years....


Route A666 - A Heavy Metal Journey

by Stewart Taylor

In the 80's Heavy Metal became massive and coincided perfectly with a Heavy Metal Journey starting from the A666 in Lancashire to the 405 Freeway in L.A. (and back). The soundtrack to the road trip covered a...


The Political Career of Dr. Siaka Probyn Stevens and Nation Building.

by Francis Stevens George

Siaka Probyn Stevens was the third Prime Minister of Sierra Leone from 1967 to 1971 and the first Executive president of Sierra Leone from 1971 to 1986. In 1985, one year before he retired from office, Dr. Siaka...


Barbed Wire and Lace: What makes an Australian

by Amanda Louise Hoffman

What makes and Australian is the adventures of a young girl growing up in the Australian rugged terrain with parents who were pioneers in the Cooma, Mount Kosciusko region. From catching wild brumbies in the...


On the Road Past the Gate

by Andrew Gamwell

My childhood was probably very similar to many and certainly most ordinary. Like many it included, a broken finger, broken ribs, a nail through the hand, the odd black eye, tasting beer for the first time, and...


A Snapshot Autobiography

by Andrew Harries

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We all have a list of things we would love to accomplish in life. One of the goals I have wanted to achieve is publishing a book.

The idea of what to write started me thinking about my holidays,...


Captains of the Nether Skies

by Andrew Zakrzewski

After the Viet Nam war and his release from the Marines, Andrew tries to settle down to a new career as an FBI Special Agent, but soon decides to go back to his roots in Aviation. Unfortunately he makes his...


Taking the Lead

by Derek Hough

Derek Hough, the dashing Emmy Award-winning fan favorite, and only four-time champion of the hit ABC reality show Dancing With the Stars, tells the inspiring story of his life and career, and shares insider...


The Number that Changed my Life

by Jeffrey Snyder W.

Living in the fast lane and letting the good times roll.

Exotic cars, expensive jewelry, opulent vacation homes and a seven figure bank account. This real life, Hollywood drama opens with what seems a wonderful...


Emerson's Protégés: Mentoring and Marketing Transcendentalism's Future

by David Dowling

In the late 1830s, Ralph Waldo Emerson, American essayist, poet, lecturer, and leader of the Transcendentalist movement, publicly called for a radical nationwide vocational reinvention, and an idealistic group...


Forgotten Tales and Vanished Trails

by Theodore Roosevelt & Jim Casada

Forgotten Tales and Vanished Trails gathers together Roosevelt’s many writings on game hunting and the outdoors from the late 1800s to the early 1900s. Published in various magazines and excerpts from his...


Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War

by Helen Thorpe

From an award-winning, “meticulously observant” (The New Yorker), and “masterful” (Booklist) writer comes a groundbreaking account of three women deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, and how their military...


Reckless: The Racehorse Who Became a Marine Corps Hero

by Tom Clavin

"Tom Clavin's Reckless reads like a wonderful and inspiring combination of Laura Hillenbrand's Seabiscuit and Unbroken."-Nelson DeMille, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author

From the racetracks of Seoul to the...


Through the Brazilian Wilderness

by Theodore Roosevelt

In 1914, with the well-wishes of the Brazilian government, Theodore Roosevelt, ex-president of the United States; his son, Kermit; and Colonel Rondon travel to South America on a quest to course the River of...


Good Hunting: In the Pursuit of Big Game in the West

by Theodore Roosevelt

Written in the late nineteenth century and first published in Harper’s Round Table magazine in 1896, this collection of articles details turn-of-the-century America’s rugged wilderness. Good Hunting is an...


Swimming in the Daylight: An American Student, a Soviet-Jewish Dissident, and the Gift of Hope

by Lisa C. Paul

In September 1984, Lisa Paul, an American college student living in Moscow and working as a nanny, enters Inna Meiman’s house for her first Russian language lesson. And so begins a two year friendship and...


A Capitalist in North Korea: My Seven Years in the Hermit Kingdom

by Felix Abt

Business in North Korea: a paradoxical and fascinating situation is interpreted by a true insider.

In 2002, the Swiss power company ABB appointed Felix Abt its country director for North Korea. The Swiss Entrepreneur...


Beethoven: Anguish and Triumph

by Jan Swafford

The definitive book on the life and music of Ludwig van Beethoven, written by the acclaimed biographer of Brahms and Ives.


The Burning of the World: A Memoir of 1914

by Bela Zombory-Moldovan & Peter Zombory-Moldovan

Publishing during the 100th Anniversary of the First World War

 

An NYRB Classics Original

 

The budding young Hungarian artist Béla Zombory-Moldován was on holiday when the First World War broke out in...