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Elvis: Still Taking Care of Business is arguably the most authentic, no-holds-barred depiction of the greatest entertainer who ever lived. This is the book that the estate doesn't want you to read-it's a balanced, respectful, and insightful look b...

Elvis: Still Taking Care of Business: Memories and Insights About Elvis Presley From His Friend and Bodyguard

A biography of the young Philadelphia printer who grew up to become a world-renowned author, diplomat, scientist, and inventor, and one of the founding fathers of the United States.

Benjamin Franklin: Young Printer (Childhood of Famous Americans)

Retired Maine Game Warden John Ford has seen it all. He's been shot at by desperate prison escapees, been outwitted by wily trappers, and rescued scores of animals. As a tenacious and successful warden, he was always willing to spend the time need...

Suddenly, the Cider Didn't Taste So Good: Adventures of a Game Warden in Maine

From the legendary editor who helped shape modern cookbook publishing-one of the food world's most admired figures-an evocative and inspiring memoir. Living in Paris after World War II, Judith Jones broke free of the bland American food she had be...

The Tenth Muse: My Life in Food

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist. "A biography that has many of the best attributes of a novel. Wonderfully fluent and compelling. " -- The New York Times. "A triumph of the art of biography. Unflaggingly interesting, it brings John D. ...

Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.

This is a biography of Buddha retold in a simple and engaging style. It strings together a coherent narrative arc from the several classic Buddhist texts, particularly the Buddhacharita of Asvaghosa, the Lalita-Vistara, and the Jataka. It is thank...

The Life of Buddha

In this comprehensive, thoroughly researched, and engaging book, philosopher Luis E. Navia undertakes the task of reconstructing Diogenes' life and extracting from him lessons that are valuable in our time.

Diogenes The Cynic: The War Against The World

Controversial, a global icon, a diva among divas -Barbra Streisand, the last genuinely unique show business personality of the twentieth century is the most honored entertainer in the world today. But along with the Tony, two Oscars, six Emmys, ei...

The Importance of Being Barbra: The Brilliant, Tumultuous Career of Barbra Streisand

The story of Chicago's Mexican communities is an important part of the rich and diverse mosaic of Chicago history. Mexican Chicago presents an intriguing visual record of the earliest beginnings of Mexican communities in the city. It explores such...

Mexican Chicago (IL) (Images of America)

Lavishly illustrated, beautifully designed, impeccably researched, and wonderfully written, Hockey: A People's History is the altogether irresistible companion book to the CBC-Television series of the same name, airing in Fall 06. A must-have for ...

Hockey: A People's History

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