Jon Krakauer - True Crime - 2004 - 372 pages
H. |. |. |. E. E. \|. T H E L A F FER T Y B O YS It should be obvious to any man who
is not one himself that the land is overrun with messiahs. . . . It should be a matter
of common observation that this clamour of voices represents the really ...
Alice Munro - Fiction - 2006 - 349 pages
The View from Castle Rock reveals what is most essential in Munro’s art: her compassionate understanding of ordinary lives. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Jon Krakauer - Sports & Recreation - 2009 - 208 pages
In this collection of his finest work from such magazines as Outside and Smithsonian, he explores the subject from the unique and memorable perspective of one who has battled peaks like K2, Denali, Everest, and, of course, the Eiger.
Donald Worster - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 688 pages
In A River Running West, Donald Worster, one of our leading Western historians, tells the story of Powell's great adventures and describes his historical significance with compelling clarity and skill.
Gordon Thomas - History - 2012 - 336 pages
This revelatory account of how the Vatican saved thousands of Jews during WWII shows why history must exonerate "Hitler's Pope" Accused of being "silent" during the Holocaust, Pope Pius XII and the Vatican of World War II are now exonerated ...
Lauren Friedman - Self-Help - 2014 - 128 pages
From the Audrey to the Paris, the Top Down, or the Easy Breezy, there are 50 scarf styles in this book for any occasion or mood.
Daleen Berry, Geoffrey Fuller - True Crime - 2014 - 219 pages
With firsthand interviews with those close to the case and written in cooperation with the victim's parents, Dave and Mary Neese, The Savage Murder of Skylar Neese is the most comprehensive, detailed and in-depth source on the Skylar Neese ...
Warwick Frost - 2010 - 249 pages
Taking a global approach, this book examines the problems and paradoxes of zoos as they try to balance their roles as visitor attractions while repositioning themselves as leading conservation agencies.
N. D. Wilson - Juvenile Fiction - 2007 - 304 pages
Henry soon understands that these are not just cupboards, but portals to other worlds. 100 Cupboards is the first book of a new fantasy adventure, written in the best world-hopping tradition and reinvented in N. D. Wilson’s inimitable ...
John Wesley Powell - History - 2003 - 432 pages
One of the great works of American exploration literature, this account of a scientific expedition forced to survive famine, attacks, mutiny, and some of the most dangerous rapids known to man remains as fresh and exciting today as it was ...
Robert Conroy - Fiction - 2007 - 416 pages
From the Mississippi bayou to the Pennsylvania farmlands to the woods of Maine, the great armies of Generals Grant and Lee face off in the nation’s deadliest conflict. And to the victor goes history. From the Paperback edition.
Atul Gawande - Social Science - 2014 - 304 pages
In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, ...