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West Winging It: An Un-Presidential Memoir

By: Cunnane, Pat

Price: $28.00  $16.79

Publisher: USA, Gallery Books: 04/17/2018

Seller ID: 9781501178290


The West Wing meets The Office in this fresh and funny exclusive look into President Barack Obama’s years in the White House, directly from his senior writer and former Deputy Director of Messaging. West Winging It: An Unpresidential Memoir is the personal story of Pat Cunnane and his journey from outsider to insider, from his dreary job at a warehouse to his dream job at the White House. Pat pulls the drapes back on the most famous and exclusive building in the Uni... View more info

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Amelia Earhart (WELCOME BOOKS: REAL PEOPLE)

By: Abraham, Philip

Price: $5.45

Publisher: Childrens Pr: 2002-03-01

Seller ID: 9780516236001


Emergent-reader nonfiction takes on a whole new face Consistent print placement, predictable text patterns and strong picture clues make this series ideal for emergent readers. View more info

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Under the Royal Palms: A Childhood in Cuba

By: Ada, Alma Flor

Price: $18.92

Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers: 1998-11-01

Seller ID: 9780689806315


In this companion volume to Alma Flor Ada's "Where the Flame Trees Bloom, " the author offers young readers another inspiring collection of stories and reminiscences drawn from her childhood on the island of Cuba. Through those stories we see how the many events and relationships she enjoyed helped shape who she is today. We learn of a deep friendship with a beloved dance teacher that helped sustain young Alma Flor through a miserable year in school. We meet relativ... View more info

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To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $15.35

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2003-10-07

Seller ID: 9780743252126


Completed shortly before Ambrose's untimely death, "To America" is a very personal look at our nation's history through the eyes of one of the twentieth century's most influential historians. Ambrose roams the country's history, praising the men and women who made it exceptional. He considers Jefferson and Washington, who were progressive thinkers (while living a contradiction as slaveholders), and celebrates Lincoln and Roosevelt. He recounts Andrew Jackson's stunn... View more info

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All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes

By: Angelou, Maya

Price: $14.42

Publisher: Vintage: 1991-06-04

Seller ID: 9780679734048


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I Have Lived A Thousand Years: Growing Up In The Holocaust

By: Bitton-Jackson, Livia

Price: $8.18

Publisher: Simon Pulse: 1999-03-01

Seller ID: 9780689823954


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Letters and Papers from Prison

By: Bonhoeffer, Dietrich

Price: $16.23

Publisher: Touchstone: 1997-07-01

Seller ID: 9780684838274


One of the great classics of prison literature, "Letters and Papers from Prison" effectively serves as the last will and testament of the Lutheran theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a young German pastor who was executed by the Nazis in 1945 for his part in the officers plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler. This expanded version of "Letters and Papers from Prison" shifts the emphasis of earlier editions of Bonhoeffer s theological reflections to... View more info

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Creation and Fall Temptation: Two Biblical Studies

By: Bonhoeffer, Dietrich

Price: $14.46

Publisher: Touchstone: 1997-03-12

Seller ID: 9780684825878


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David Bowie Anthology (Piano, Vocal, Guitar Personality Folio S)

By: Bowie, David

Price: $22.35

Publisher: Hal Leonard: 1985-02-01

Seller ID: 9780881883602


(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Artist Songbook). A must for Bowie fans. 41 songs in all from 'Ziggy Stardust' to his album 'Tonight, ' including: Ashes to Ashes * Blue Jean * Cat People * Changes * China Girl * Fashion * Let's Dance * The Man Who Sold the World * Modern Love * Rebel, Rebel * Scary Monsters and Super Creeps * Space Oddity * Suffragette City * Young Americans * Ziggy Stardust * and more View more info

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Best of David Bowie: The Definitive Collection for Guitar (Guitar Tab)

By: Bowie, David

Price: $17.90

Publisher: Hal Leonard: 2001-09-01

Seller ID: 9780634030482


(Guitar Recorded Versions). Note-for-note transcriptions with tab for 13 top hits spanning the eclectic career of this innovative and influential artist. Includes: Changes * China Girl * Diamond Dogs * Fame * Heroes * I'm Afraid of Americans * Rebel, Rebel * Space Oddity * Station to Station * Suffragette City * TVC 15 * Young Americans * Ziggy Stardust. View more info

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Parting the Waters : America in the King Years 1954-63

By: Branch, Taylor

Price: $23.42

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1989-11-15

Seller ID: 9780671687427


Hailed as the most masterful story ever told of the American civil rights movement, "Parting the Waters" is destined to endure for generations. Moving from the fiery political baptism of Martin Luther King, Jr., to the corridors of Camelot where the Kennedy brothers weighed demands for justice against the deceptions of J. Edgar Hoover, here is a vivid tapestry of America, torn and finally transformed by a revolutionary struggle unequaled since the Civil War. Tayl... View more info

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Pillar of Fire : America in the King Years 1963-65

By: Branch, Taylor

Price: $18.93

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1999-01-20

Seller ID: 9780684848099


In the second volume of his three-part history, a monumental trilogy that began with "Parting the Waters, " winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award, Taylor Branch portrays the Civil Rights Movement at its zenith, recounting the climactic struggles as they commanded the national stage. View more info

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Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris

By: Brel, Jacques [Composer]

Price: $15.21

Publisher: HAL LEONARD CORPORATION: 1981-08-01

Seller ID: 9780793587964


(Vocal Selections). 22 vocal selections from the popular review, including: Amsterdam * Brussels (Bruxelles) * Carousel (La Valse a Mille Temps) * I Loved (J'aimais) * If We Only Have Love (Quand on N'a Que L'amour) * Old Folks (Les Vieux) * You're Not Alone (Jef) * and more. View more info

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The Way Of Transition: Embracing Life's Most Difficult Moments

By: Bridges, William

Price: $15.33

Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books: 2001-12-01

Seller ID: 9780738205298


William Bridges' lifelong work has been devoted to a deep understanding of transitions and to helping others through them. When his own wife of thirty-five years died of cancer, however, he was thrown head-first into the kind of painful and confusing abyss he had known before only in theory. An honest account of being in transition, this uncommonly wise and moving book is a richly textured map of the personal, professional, and emotional transformations that grow out of ... View more info

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Flight

By: Burleigh, Robert

Price: $7.28

Publisher: Puffin Books: 1997-01-27

Seller ID: 9780698114258


Flight. Loneliness. Fear. Danger. Courage. Charles Lindbergh considered all these things and more when he set out for Paris on the morning of May 20, 1927, with only two compasses and the stars for his guides. Experience all the drama of Lindbergh's history-making flight with startling intimacy as you travel along with the first pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic, and follow the courage and endurance of one man who dared to make his dream come true.-- "(A) gloriou... View more info

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The New Sammy Cahn Songbook (P/V/G Composer Collection)

By: Cahn, Sammy [Composer]

Price: $22.35

Publisher: Cherry Lane Music: 2003-10-01

Seller ID: 9781575606996


(P/V/G Composer Collection). Frank Sinatra once said of songwriter Sammy Cahn: "Sammy's words fit my mouth the best of all the writers." Now you can enjoy 99 of Sammy's finest compositions with this songbook in piano/vocal/guitar format. Songs include: All That Love Went to Waste * Bei Mir Bist Du Schon (Means That You're Grand) * Call Me Irresponsible * The Christmas Waltz * Come Fly with Me * Day by Day * Good Little Girls * I'll Walk Alone * I've Heard That Song Befor... View more info

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War Letters: Extraordinary Correspondence from American Wars

By: Carroll, Andrew

Price: $18.92

Publisher: Scribner: 2002-05-01

Seller ID: 9780743410069


In 1998, Andrew Carroll founded the Legacy Project, with the goal of remembering Americans who have served their nation and preserving their letters for posterity. Since then, over 50,000 letters have poured in from around the country. Nearly two hundred of them comprise this amazing collection -- including never-before-published letters that appear in the new afterword. Here are letters from the Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korea, the Cold War, Vietnam, th... View more info

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An Hour Before Daylight: Memories of a Rural Boyhood

By: Carter, Jimmy

Price: $15.35

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2001-10-16

Seller ID: 9780743211994


"In An Hour Before Daylight, " Jimmy Carter, bestselling author of "Living Faith" and "Sources of Strength, " re-creates his Depression-era boyhood on a Georgia farm before the civil rights movement forever changed it and the country. Carter writes about the powerful rhythms of countryside and community in a sharecropping economy, offering an unforgettable portrait of his father, a brilliant farmer and a strict segregationist who treated black workers with respect and fa... View more info

Eric Clapton - From the Cradle

By: Clapton, Eric

Price: $17.87

Publisher: Hal Leonard: 1995-01-01

Seller ID: 9780793540303


(Guitar Recorded Versions). Blues Before Sunrise * Blues Leave Me Alone * Driftin' Blues * Five Long Years * Goin' Away Baby * Groaning the Blues * How Long, How Long Blues * I'm Tore Down * I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man * It Hurts Me Too * Motherless Child * Reconsider Baby * Sinner's Prayer * Someday, After Awhile * Standin' Around Crying * Third Degree. View more info

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Nothing But the Blues : The Music and the Musicians

By: Cohn, Lawrence [Editor]

Price: $35.78

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 1999-09-01

Seller ID: 9780789206077


During 2003, the Year of the Blues, there will be diverse events throughout the country, including Martin Scorsese's seven-part film series that will travel to many museums. A lively history, "Nothing But the Blues is richly illustrated with rare photographs of the musicians, promoters, and venues, as well as record labels, posters and ads. The kind of insider knowledge found in this book offers unprecedented insights about this rich musical tradition that includes genre... View more info