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Life at the End of a Dirt Road

About the Author In 1947 at 3 years old, Chuck Nelson moved with his family onto a remote cattle ranch in Northern California. While growing up there, he developed a deep appreciation for the nat [...]

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Superior Health: Doctor Bernard Jensen's Way

Self help Nature Cure techniques for reversing disease processes. Suggestions for better communication between patients and health care practitioners. Description of a new national health care model that would include al [...]

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How to Tape Instant Oral Biographies: Recording Your Family's Life Story Using Sound and Sight

With fun interview techniques, readers will learn how to spark memories, recall treasured stories, relate old family anecdotes, sayings, recipes and more. The text also offers ideas for taping family members in settings [...]

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In The Woods With The Hoods

About the Author Dennis resides with his wife Jane, their daughter Katie, and two dogs in Delaware County, PA. He grew up with an abusive father and has spent 25 years helping thousands of young [...]

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Spitfire Diary: The Boys of One-Two-Seven

Review 'Ted Smith presents a moving memoir for what it was like for pilots in the Second World War.' -- Leamington Spa Morning News'This is the best wartime experience book for many years.' -- Ke [...]

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One-Minute Stories of Great Americans

Twenty biographical sketches of inspirational figures in United States history designed for reading in one minute or less. Includes George Washington, Walt Whitman, Susan B. Anthony, Martin Luther King, Jr., Helen Keller [...]

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When Destiny Comes to a Fork in the Road

About the Author David Cauthen received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 1957 from Auburn University and a degree of Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1964 from the University of Alabama School o [...]

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Don't Call Me Mother: Breaking the Chain of Mother-Daughter Abandonment

Review ...unflinching memoir of discovery and recovery--appropriate for Women's Studies collections, strongly recommended for anyone rejected by their mothers. --Midwest Book Review (Oregon, WI U [...]

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Second Chance: Life in a Continuing Care Retirement Community

What is it like to spend your final years in a place with all of the amenities of a fine resort, yet with no family and few if any friends? [...]

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The Political Thought of Justice Antonin Scalia: A Hamiltonian on the Supreme Court

Review Professor Staab has produced a carefully crafted, nuanced portrait of Antonin Scalia?the U.S. Supreme Court's most colorful and influential conservative justice. Comparing Scalia to an equ [...]

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Iacocca: An Autobiography

About the Author Lee Iacocca is the former chairman of Chrysler Corporation and the author of Talking Straight and the autobiography Iacocca.From the Trade Paperback edition. [...]

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No Time to Die:: Living with Ovarian Cancer

Review A frank, often moving and surprisingly funny memoir. -- -- The New York Times Book Review 'A frank, often moving and surprisingly funny memoir.' -- New York Times Book Review [...]

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Impeccable Connections: The Rise and Fall of Richard Whitney

"Impeccable Connections: The Rise and Fall of Richard Whitney" traces the fascinating trajectory of a Massachusetts Brahmin who was president of the New York Stock Exchange in the early 1930s. "Whitney fo [...]

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Ordinary Insanity

About the Author Emma Pierce was diagnosed with an 'incurable' mental illness (bi-polar disorder) in 1965. After 6 years under professional mental health care she found her way into a self-help o [...]

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The two Vanrevels

About the Author Booth Tarkington is the author of Magnificent Ambersons. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition. Read more [...]

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Turned On!: A Young Professor's 1960s Memoir

About the Author Sam Perone has worked in academic and government arenas and as a consultant in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has published numerous technical articles, two textbooks, and seven [...]

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Bill Gates: The Life and Business Lessons of Bill Gates

Do you want to know what made Bill Gates “The Richest Man in the World”? This book offers an introduction to Gates, his business success and the lessons that we can learn from him. It is not a text book nor [...]

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Moon On A Platter

A composite layering of flavors-Moon On A Platter takes the reader though a series of vignettes detailing the career of a woman Chef and her dreams of success in a male dominated field. [...]

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First Person Singular II: Autobiographies by North American scholars in the language sciences (Studies in the History of the Language Sciences)

This sequel to First Person Singular (1980) presents autobiographical sketches of 15 eminent scholars in the language sciences. These personal reminiscences on their careers in linguistics reflect developments in the fie [...]

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Rascals in Paradise

Review ?The best book about those far-scattered islands that has appeared in a long time . . . a portfolio of rare and ruthless personalities that is calculated to make the curliest hair stand st [...]

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Chronicle of Youth: Vera Brittain's Great War Diary, 1913 (Phoenix Press)

About the Author Born in 1893, Vera Brittain was educated at Somerville College, Oxford, and became renowned as a pacifist, feminist, author, journalist and lecturer, after her first hand experie [...]

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JFK: The Last Dissenting Witness

From Publishers Weekly It seems surprising that there has never before been a book by Jean Hill, familiar to JFK assassination buffs as 'the lady in red' who was standing only feet away from the [...]

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Cook and Peary

Amazon.com Review The North Pole is a desolate place. But it's at the top of the world and holds magnetic allure. Two explorers made mad dashes for it in 1908 and 1909. Within five days of each o [...]

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Nacht Und Nebel: Night and Fog

About the Author Floris Bertold Bakels was born in the Hague in 1915. He studied law at Leiden University, and practised as a solicitor in Rotterdam until 1942. Arrested by the German occupying f [...]

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Ancient Greece: The Legacy of Socrates

About the Author T.D. van Basten is a young man living in the Mediterranean region to follow his passion and explore the old historical areas. He is a passionate lover of history. Growing up he h [...]

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Elizabeth I (Very Interesting People Series)

About the Author Patrick Collinson is Emeritus Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge, and a Fellow of Trinity College Read more [...]

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On Thin Ice: Breakdowns, Whiteouts and Survival on the World's Deadliest Roads. Hugh Rowland with Michael Lent

From Booklist Fans of the History reality television series Ice Road Truckers will be thrilled with this inside look at the job by Rowland, a regular participant. He opens hard and fast by imagin [...]

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Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias

Review 'Van Natta constructs a satisfying if bittersweet narrative...It's to [his] credit, and her own, that we find ourselves caring not just for the great athlete, but for the person she was as [...]

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The Elimination: A survivor of the Khmer Rouge confronts his past and the commandant of the killing fields

Review 'An unsettling, probing, morally urgent reflection on the Khmer Rouge years.' ?New York Review of Books?The power of The Elimination lies in the telling details Mr. Panh employs to describ [...]

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