Homer Hickam - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 384 pages
Homer Hickam. Braun,” he said, still speaking slowly and carefully, “helped
monsters, and for that he should be blamed.” He set his mouth in a hard line. “
There are concepts of forgiveness and redemption....” He knitted his brow and
shook his ...
Elie Wiesel - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 464 pages
In this first volume of his two-volume autobiography, Wiesel takes us from his childhood memories of a traditional and loving Jewish family in the Romanian village of Sighet through the horrors of Auschwitz and Buchenwald and the years of ...
Maya Angelou - Cooking - 2009 - 240 pages
From fried meat pies, chicken livers, and beef Wellington to caramel cake, bread pudding, and chocolate éclairs, the one hundred-plus recipes included here are all tried and true, and come from Angelou’s heart and her home. Hallelujah!
Kitty Kelley - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 656 pages
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • With a new Introduction by the author This is the book that Frank Sinatra tried—but failed—to keep from publication, and it’s easy to understand why.
Italo Calvino - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 272 pages
Here is Italo Calvino paying homage to his literary influences and tracing the evolution of his signature style. Here are his reminiscences of Italy’s antifascist resistance and the frenzy of politics and ideas of the postwar era.
Arkady Babchenko - History - 2009 - 416 pages
A young Russian soldier offers a harrowing chronicle of his experiences in the Chechen wars that captures the fear, chaos, hardship, drudgery, and brutality of modern warfare, documenting his personal odyssey from naïve, teenage conscript ...
Terry Ryan - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 352 pages
From her frenetic supermarket shopping spree -- worth $3,000 today -- to her clever entries worthy of Erma Bombeck, Dorothy Parker, and Ogden Nash, the story of this irrepressible woman whose talents reached far beyond her formidable verbal ...
Nathalia Brodskaia - Art - 2010 - 199 pages
Rich in its variety and in the singularity of its artists, Post-Impressionism was a passage taken by the well-known figures of 20th-century painting, including Van Gogh, Cezanne, and Seurat.
Ashley Bassie - Art - 2008 - 199 pages
This reference collection invites us to discover the main artistic movements that have left a lasting mark on the Art Century consists of five already published titles - 'Renaissance Art', 'Naive Art', 'Art Nouveau', 'Symbolism' and ...
Myron Uhlberg - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 256 pages
From the beaches of Coney Island to Ebbets Field, where he watches his father’s hero Jackie Robinson play ball, from the branch library above the local Chinese restaurant where the odor of chow mein rose from the pages of the books he ...
Robyn Chachula - Crafts & Hobbies - 2011 - 288 pages
Patterns are represented in both charts and words to suit individual crocheters’ preferences A detailed color photo accompanies each stitch pattern Hardcover packaging makes the book durable for a lifetime of use Whether you're a beginner ...
Victoria Charles, Klaus H. Carl - Art - 2010 - 199 pages
This volume charts the rise and fall of the Rococo movement, from the beginning of the 18th century to its plunge into obscurity, before being restored to the radiance of its golden age a century later.
N. James Maclachlan, Edward J Dubovi - Science - 2010 - 534 pages
New to this Edition * New author team - one main author to ensure that the book reads like an authored book but with the benefit of using experts to contribute to specific topics * Text has been refocused - part I has been condensed and ...