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I Am Not Myself These Days: A Memoir

Amazon.com Review I Am Not Myself These Days is Josh Kilmer-Purcell's outrageously intimate memoir of a young man living a double life in the heady days and nights of mid-'90s New York City. As w [...]

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Hello Dolly: Growing Up In The Late 1930S In Fall River, Massachusetts

About the Author Dolly Bentson was born in 1937 in Fall River, Massachusetts, as Dolly Silva. She received her B.S. and R.N. from Salve Regina College in Newport, Rhode Island in 1959. In 1961 sh [...]

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Orlean Puckett: The Life of a Mountain Midwife

Orlean Puckett was a midwife who lived from 1844 to 1939 in Carroll County, Virginia. Aunt Orlean delivered thousands of babies in the mountain region of Virginia. She herself, however, lost 24 children of her own. She i [...]

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John C. Calhoun - American Portrait

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern edition [...]

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Jim Flint: The Boy From Peoria

About the Author Tracy Baim is publisher and executive editor at Windy City Media Group, which produces Windy City Times, Nightspots, and other gay media in Chicago. She co-founded Windy City Tim [...]

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The Sugar's at the Bottom of the Cup

Review ...engaging personal story, told with such honesty and depth that it illuminates universal themes of aspiration, compassion, dignity, and hope. --James R. Rawls, Reviews Editor for 'Calfio [...]

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Fire in the Sky: Based on the True Story

From Library Journal On November 5, 1975, after a long day of tree thinning, a group of loggers returning home to Snowflake, Arizona, noticed a strange glow in the sky. Curious, author Walton ste [...]

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A Measure of Endurance: The Unlikely Triumph of Steven Sharp

From Publishers Weekly This is a well-paced, vibrant chronicle of the trials, both physical and legal, endured by Steven Sharp, a farm boy from rural Oregon who, at the age of 17, lost both of hi [...]

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Birds of Iowa Field Guide (Bird Identification Guides)

Make bird watching in Iowa even more enjoyable! With Stan Tekiela's famous field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. There's no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that don't live in Iowa. Th [...]

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Oriental Faddah and Son

Review Da Pidgin Guerrilla strikes again. Locals know that we are Orientals, not Asian Americans which is why we could never speak of ejaculation, losing a mother, or enemas to our Oriental Fadda [...]

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Freud: Conflict and Culture: Essays on His Life, Work, and Legacy

Amazon.com Review Sigmund Freud's legacy and reputation have been under attack for several decades, but when the Library of Congress originally planned its Freud exhibition in 1996, their work se [...]

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Gifts of Time

From Publishers Weekly Epstein, director of the New York University Medical Center's Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, operates on children with tumors of the brain and spinal column. Here, col [...]

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Purses & Shoes For Sale: The joys and challenges of caring for elderly parents

Review Purses & Shoes For Sale provides wisdom, humor, compassion, knowledge and practical advice for those who are caring for aging parents. Reading it was both a joyful and an emotional experie [...]

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Saliendo de las Sombras (Spanish Edition)

About the Author Nina Perez-Reed began her college education at Kings River Community College. After receiving her AA in Liberal Studies, she transferred to California State University, Fresno, w [...]

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Making the Right Moves: Rikers Island & NYC Corrections: Being Calm in the Storm

About the Author Roy is retired from the NYC Dept. of Correction and lives in New York with his wife Muriel and family. He is driven by his concern and passion for fairness, justice and true refo [...]

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Twain's Feast: Searching for America's Lost Foods in the Footsteps of Samuel Clemens

From Publishers Weekly In his first book, Beahrs uses the palate of America's great humorist and satirist to celebrate and explore native foodstuffs and even make the case for him as a passionate [...]

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Behind Her Special Agent Badge: Murder, Mayhem, and Life in the Florida Department of Law Enforcement

Review ?Once again Floy Turner and Sherrie Clark's latest book, Behind Her Special Agent Badge, was a great read. Once I started reading it, I dropped everything until I finished it. It really sh [...]

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Lessons Learned: An Army reporter turned Jag lawyer reflects on the lessons he's learned thus far

About the Author Paul Bouchard's books include Enlistment, A Package at Gitmo, The Boy Who Wanted to Be a Man, and the nonfiction work A Catholic Marries a Hindu. For more on Paul Bouchard visit [...]

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Silkworth: The Little Doctor Who Loved Drunks the Biography of William Duncan Silkworth, M.D.

About the Author Dale Mitchel, a successful business owner, and a recovering alcoholic, is 43 years old, married and the father of three beautiful girls. His complete story is included within the [...]

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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman (Helix Books)

Amazon.com Review Why do we do science? Beyond altruistic and self-aggrandizing motivations, many of our best scientists work long hours seeking the electric thrill that comes only from learning [...]

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