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In our fame-crazed culture, she's known as a diva of domesticity, entrepreneur, media magnate, and a living brand. She has legions of fans and at the same time, many detractors. To her fans, Martha Stewart is a homemaking maven, the do-it-yourself...

Martha Stewart: A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)

This mesmerizing chronicle of Nixon's rise to power and the events he shaped that changed forever America's political history took seven years to prepare and is the work of an award-winning historian, scholar, and journalist.

Richard Milhous Nixon: The Rise of an American Politician

As a movie actress Lucille Ball was, in her own words, "queen of the B-pluses. " But on the small screen she was a superstar-arguably the funniest and most enduring in the history of TV. In this exemplary biography, Stefan Kanfer explores the root...

Ball of Fire: The Tumultuous Life and Comic Art of Lucille Ball

The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism. " Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with over 2...

Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

A father-and-son love story set against epic backdrops and overlooked places. After Ron Franscell's divorce, he feared he was the continuing link in a long chain of estranged fathers. But when the author and his teenage son embark on a road trip t...

The Sourtoe Cocktail Club: The Yukon Odyssey of a Father and Son in Search of a Mummified Human Toe ... and Everything Else

John Foley didn't come to Alaska to teach. First, he was a newspaper reporter, but little in journalism prepares him to be a schoolteacher in rural Alaska, where he learns as much as he teaches and finds out what it means to be in the racial minor...

Tundra Teacher: A Memoir

Today many children dream of playing professional baseball. Perhaps you are one of them. If you have good athletic skills and you work hard, your dream may be realized. But this wasn't always true for athletes in the first part of this century. Mo...

The Story of Jackie Robinson: Bravest Man in Baseball (Dell Yearling Biography)

This Concise Dictionary of Australian Artists fills the need for an authoritative reference book, conveniently portable and within the means of students and all others interested in art. Intended to be representative rather than comprehensive, the...

Concise Dictionary of Australian Artists

Roman Holiday, Sabrina, Funny Face, Paris When It Sizzles, Breakfast at Tiffany'sthese early films established Audrey Hepburn as the epitome of stylish grace and playful elegance. This collection of legendary and never-before-seen Paramount poster...

Audrey Hepburn: The Paramount Years

Celebrate the unforgettable style of one of the world's most beautiful women. With an image both elusive and enduring, Sophia Loren -- now in her mid-sixties -- remains glamorous, sexy, poised, gifted with a remarkable physical presence, and yet s...

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