Category Archives: Biographies

Leviathan Wakes

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Author: James S. A. Corey
Genre: Fiction
Release: 2011-06-15
Publisher: Orbit
Pages: 592
ISBN: 9780316134675

The first book in the revolutionary New York Times bestselling Expanse series, a modern masterwork of science fiction.

Passing And The Fictions Of Identity

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Author: Elaine K. Ginsberg
Genre: Literary Criticism
Release: 1996-04-29
Publisher: Duke University Press
Pages: 298
ISBN: 0822317648

I knew I wasn't bad- looking and that I could 'pass.' "— Larsen, Passing \/ ella
Larsen's heroines all want to "pass." Furthermore, as the t_/ F above quotation
indicates, "passing" is more than just a racial strategy: it is a strategy "to be a

The Princess Bride

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Author: William Goldman
Genre: Fiction
Release: 2013
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 450
ISBN: 9780544173767

A tale of true love and high adventure, pirates, princesses, giants, miracles, fencing, and a frightening assortment of wild beasts.

The Origin Of Species

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Author: Charles Darwin
Genre: Evolution
Release: 1909
Pages: 552
ISBN: UVA:X006136857

First published in 1859, this landmark book on evolutionary biology was not the first to deal with the subject, but it went on to become a sensation—and a controversial one for many religious people who could not reconcile Darwin’s ...

The Seagull Reader

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Author: Joseph Kelly
Genre: Drama
Release: 2008-12-01
Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
Pages: 600
ISBN: 0393933245

Compact, portable, and inexpensive, The Seagull Reader: Plays, Second Edition, offers 8 classic (and contemporary classic) plays, 2 of them--Death of a Salesman and A Raisin in the Sun--new to this edition.

Sycamore Row

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Author: John Grisham
Genre: Fiction
Release: 2014
Publisher: Dell
Pages: 642
ISBN: 9780345543240

When a wealthy man hangs himself and leaves his fortune to his black maid, Jake Brigance finds himself embroiled in a controversial trial that will expose old racial tensions and force Ford County to confront its tortured history.

The Christmas Wish

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Author: Lori Evert
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Release: 2013-09-10
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
ISBN: 9780375981562

This is one to pull out every year and savor all winter long! In the merry tradition of classics like The Polar Express, this special picture book captures the holiday spirit.

Golf Is Not A Game Of Perfect

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Author: Dr. Bob Rotella
Genre: Sports & Recreation
Release: 2012-12-11
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781471104589

In this extraordinary book, and with his clients, he creates an attitude and a mindset about all aspects of the golfer's game, from mental preparation to competition.

The Pillars Of The Earth

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Author: Ken Follett
Genre: Fiction
Release: 2010-06-29
Publisher: Penguin
Pages: 1008
ISBN: 9781101442197

A spellbinding epic tale of ambition, anarchy, and absolute power set against the sprawling medieval canvas of twelfth-century England, this is Ken Follett’s historical masterpiece.