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Caesar: A Biography

By: Christian Meier

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Basic Books: February 1996

Seller ID: 47020

ISBN: 0465008941

Condition: Used - Good


As politician and diplomat, writer and lover, but above all as a military genius, Julius Caesar is one of the perennially fascinating figures in history--Boswell called him "the greatest man of any age." Christian Meier's authoritative and accessible biography is the definitive modern account of Caesar's life and career, setting Caesar's life story against the rich political and social background of the Late Roman Republic. View more info

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George and Laura : Portrait of an American Marriage

By: Christopher P. Andersen

Price: $2.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Canad: November 2003

Seller ID: 29402

ISBN: 0061032247

Condition: Used - Good


"He acts like I steady him, but the fact is, he steadies me." -- Laura Bush View more info

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George and Laura : Portrait of an American Marriage

By: Christopher P. Andersen

Price: $2.50

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Canad: November 2003

Seller ID: 52508

ISBN: 0061032247

Condition: Used - Good


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187 Men to Avoid

By: Dan Brown

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Berkley Trade: August 1995

Seller ID: 14219

ISBN: 0425147835

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Bertrand De Jouvenel: Conserative Liberal & The Illusions Of Modernity (Library of Modern Thinkers)

By: Daniel J. Mahoney

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Intercollegiate Studies Institute: May 2005

Seller ID: 38427

ISBN: 1932236406

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In his effort to detach the indispensable notion of the common good from its historical identification with the more closed, homogeneous, and static societies of the premodern past, the French political philosopher Bertrand de Jouvenel (1903-87) pointed the way towards a viable conservative liberalism. So argues Daniel J. Mahoney in this compelling introduction to the life and work of Jouvenel, one of twentieth-century France's most profound philosophers and political es... View more info

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Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty

By: Daniel Schulman

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: May 2014

Seller ID: 20708

ISBN: 1455518735

Condition: Used - Very Good


Not long after the death of his father, whose heart gave out suddenly in November 1967, Charles Koch, then in his early 30s, discovered a letter his father had written when his four sons were small. "My dear boys," it began when you are 21, you will receive what now seems to be a large sum of money. It may either be a blessing or a curse." "Above all," he cautioned, "be kind and generous to one another."In the ensuing decades, Fred's legacy became a blessing and a cu... View more info

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Home After Dark: One Man's Memories

By: Darryl Robidoux

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Five Star Publications, Inc. (AZ): November 2008

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 38397

ISBN: 158985117X

Condition: Used - Good


Home After Dark is the emotionally raw story of a man who despite "escaping" home at 16 achieves the American Dream. By 40, he's comfortably wealthy and retires from a prestigious career. Robidoux's journey inspires hopefuls to rise above circumstances to achieve unimaginable success. Also a cautionary tale, it graciously allows readers to learn from his mistakes. Robidoux's success had a price tag: losing the woman he describes as "the blood of my veins, the beat of my ... View more info

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The Lost Boy: A Foster Child's Search for the Love of a Family

By: Dave Pelzer

Price: $3.00

Publisher: HCI: August 1997

Seller ID: 28485

ISBN: 1558745157

Condition: Used - Good


Imagine a young boy who has never had a loving home. His only possesions are the old, torn clothes he carries in a paper bag. The only world he knows is one of isolation and fear. Although others had rescued this boy from his abusive alcoholic mother, his real hurt is just begining -- he has no place to call home. This is Dave Pelzer's long-awaited sequel to A Child Called "It." In The Lost Boy, he answers questions and reveals new adventures through the compelling... View more info

Tchaikovsky Remembered

By: David Brown

Price: $4.00

Publisher: N/A: April 1994

Seller ID: 38424

ISBN: 0931340667

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G.M. Trevelyan: A Life in History

By: David Cannadine

Price: $8.00

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc: April 1993

Seller ID: 38393

ISBN: 039303528X

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Young Mandela: The Revolutionary Years

By: David James Smith

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: December 2010

Seller ID: 22026

ISBN: 0316035483

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Nelson Mandela is well-known throughout the world as a heroic leader who symbolizes freedom and moral authority. He is fixed in the public mind as the world's elder statesman--the gray-haired man with a kindly smile who spent 27 years in prison before becoming the first black president in South Africa. But Nelson Mandela was not always elderly or benign. And, in YOUNG MANDELA, award-winning journalist and author David James Smith takes us deep into the heart of racis... View more info

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Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero

By: David Maraniss

Price: $5.75

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: April 2007

Seller ID: 45873

ISBN: 074329999X

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On New Year's Eve 1972, following eighteen magnificent seasons in the major leagues, Roberto Clemente died a hero's death, killed in a plane crash as he attempted to deliver food and medical supplies to Nicaragua after a devastating earthquake. David Maraniss now brings the great baseball player brilliantly back to life in "Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero, " a book destined to become a modern classic. Much like his acclaimed biography of Vince Lom... View more info

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Eric Liddell: Pure Gold : A New Biography of the Olympic Champion Who Inspired Chariots of Fire

By: David McCasland

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Discovery House Publishers: October 2001

Seller ID: 24997

ISBN: 1572930519

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Who Was Jacques Derrida?: An Intellectual Biography

By: David Mikics

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: October 2010

Seller ID: 38426

ISBN: 030016811X

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"Who Was Jacques Derrida?" is the first intellectual biography of Derrida, the first full-scale appraisal of his career, his influence, and his philosophical roots. It is also the first attempt to define his crucial importance as the ambassador of "theory," the phenomenon that has had a profound influence on academic life in the humanities. Mikics lucidly and sensitively describes for the general reader Derrida's deep connection to his Jewish roots. He succinctly defi... View more info

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In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir

By: Dick Cheney

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Threshold Editions: August 2011

Seller ID: 38379

ISBN: 1439176191

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In this eagerly anticipated memoir, former Vice President Dick Cheney delivers an unyielding portrait of American politics over nearly forty years and shares personal reflections on his role as one of the most steadfast and influential statesmen in the history of our country. The public perception of Dick Cheney has long been something of a contradiction. He has been viewed as one of the most powerful vice presidents--secretive, even mysterious, and at the same time ... View more info

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Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis: A Life

By: Donald Spoto

Price: $2.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks: October 2000

Seller ID: 29929

ISBN: 0312977077

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She was America's sweetheart; the embodiment of grace, elegance, style, charm, and-as the world discovered in late 1963-bravery. And though much has been written about the most famous woman of the 20th century, no biography has revealed the true Jackie; none has successfully separated the truth from the lies, or portrayed the Queen of Camelot in all her complexity-until now. With access to Jackie's own writings, the archives of the John F. Kennedy Library, and those who ... View more info

The Autobiography of Will Rogers

By: Donald Will DayRogers

Price: $6.01

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: January 1949

Seller ID: 42898

ISBN: B001ISTPPO

Condition: Used - Good


No dust jacket, Boards are in good clean shape. View more info

James Branch Cabell and Richmond-In-Virginia

By: Edgar E. MacDonald

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Univ Pr of Mississippi (Txt): April 1993

Seller ID: 39999

ISBN: 087805622X

Condition: Used - Very Good


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Land of The Burnt Thigh: A Lively Story of Women Homesteaders On The South Dakota Frontier (Borealis Books)

By: Edith E. Kohl

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press: January 1986

Seller ID: 51944

ISBN: 0873511999

Condition: Used - Good


A fascinating memoir of homesteading in South Dakota in the early twentieth century. View more info

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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

By: Edmund Morris

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: April 1986

Seller ID: 10799

ISBN: 0345339029

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