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When legendary Red Sox hitter Ted Williams died on July 5, 2002, newspapers reviewed the stats, compared him to other legends of the game, and declared him the greatest hitter who ever lived. Richard Ben Cramer, Pulitzer Prize winner and acclaimed...

What Do You Think of Ted Williams Now?

The final days. The startling revelations. The untold story.. What were Diana's true intentions regarding marriage to Dodi Fayed? What was the secret history of the Mercedes death car that almost guaranteed a fatal accident? What was the truth abo...

The Day Diana Died

City and country are reconciled in this series of short prose pieces encompassing Toronto's vast urban sprawl and British Columbia's Interior. On a visit to Canada's largest metropolis, the author is drawn north to Kleinburg, site of Group of Seve...

Tom Thomson's Shack

The author chronicles the lives of three generations of Chinese men in America, woven from memory, myth and fact. Here's a storyteller's tale of what they endured in a strange new land.

China Men

Six men on a small raft sail four thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean, from Peru to the Polynesian Islands. Text: English, Norwegian (translation) -- This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft

Most people vaguely imagine Andrew Jackson as a jaunty warrior and a man of the people, but he was much more-a man just as complex and controversial as Jefferson or Lincoln. Now, with the first major reinterpretation of his life in a generation, h...

The Passions of Andrew Jackson

Grade 5-8-These books provide students with biographical information on the subjects and place them in the historical context of the Renaissance. Pictures with captions, engravings, and drawings enhance the coverage. Ford tries to humanize Machiav...

Niccolc2 Machiavelli: Florentine Statesman, Playwright, and Poet (Rulers, Scholars, and Artists of Renaissance Europe)

In this authoritative biography, Deborah Jowitt explores the life, works, and creative processes of the complex genius Jerome Robbins (1918-1998), who redefined the role of dance in musical theater and is also considered America's greatest native-...

Jerome Robbins: His Life, His Theater, His Dance

An awe-inspiring epic masterpiece! Exciting biography of one of the monumental figures of the Civil War, told in a dramatic narrative that will sweep you into the flow of history. 7 maps. 21 photographs. 480 pages. 6 X 9.

Gray Fox: Robert E. Lee and the Civil War

We watched her grow from gamine girl in Gigi to young sophisticate in Breakfast at Tiffany's to elegant lady in Robin & Marian, earning Academy, Emmy, Tony & Grammy awards during her career as a film & stage actress, fashion icon, & humanitarian.

2011 Audrey Hepburn

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