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Our Church

Our Church

by Roger Scruton

Swiped by a minister

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5out of 5 by Wayne E 2 days ago

The best concise review of the origins of the Anglican Church and it relation to the political history of England. Reads easily and historically on the money. More

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A Mississippi Rebel in the Army of Northern Virginia: The Civil War Memoirs of Private David Holt

A Mississippi Rebel in the Army of Northern Virginia: The Civil War Memoirs of Private David Holt

by David Holt, Thomas D Cockrell (Editor), Michael B Ballard (Editor)

From the Civil War Trenches

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5out of 5 by Wayne E 2 days ago

A witty, engaging novel in the first person; a sort of "Cold Harbor" with humor.
Fascinating observations on the war by someone who was there and later led a productive, active life as a minister. More

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The Black Male Handbook: A Blueprint for Life

The Black Male Handbook: A Blueprint for Life

by Kevin Powell, Hill Harper (Foreword by)

The Black Male Handbook

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5out of 5 by Gladys 2 days ago

It is a must read for all males young and old. I use it to minister to young males to help them stay on the right track and not fall through the cracks of the judical system. This handbook is a ... More

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The Whitehall Effect: How Whitehall Became the Enemy of Great Public Services - and What We Can Do About it

The Whitehall Effect: How Whitehall Became the Enemy of Great Public Services - and What We Can Do About it

by John Seddon

Great book

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5out of 5 by Keith W 2 days ago

Learn why public services are so screwed up, politicians make them worse and what can be done (and why it probably won't be). John Seddon provides thorough well-researched counter intuitive thinking ... More

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Medicine and Society in America, 1660-1860

Medicine and Society in America, 1660-1860

by Richard Harrison Shryock

Good Antebellum view on medical training in Americ

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5out of 5 by Peter J. D 2 days ago

First published in 1960, Richard Harrison Shryock's Medicine and Society in America: 1660-1860 remains a sweeping and informative introduction to the practice of medicine, the education of physicians ... More

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Medicine in America: A Short History

Medicine in America: A Short History

by Professor James H Cassedy

Great abbreviated medical history

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5out of 5 by Peter J. D 2 days ago

How did the challenge and the timetable of America's westward expansion affect American medical practice? What have the principles and obligations of American democracy brought to the character of ... More

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The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are

by Brene Brown, PH.D., L.M.S.W.

Audiobook MP3-CD

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4out of 5 by Penelope C 2 days ago

This was my first purchase of work by Brene Brown. It was packed full of good information for those striving for improvement while learning acceptance and above all, finding balance. More

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On the Rez

On the Rez

by Ian Frazier

NOT WHAT I THOUGHT

2out of 5 by SANDY 2 days ago

THE AUTHOR WAS VERY PRO AMERICAN INDIAN, BUT IT READ LIKE A HORRIBLE DRUNKEN STALKING OF AN INDIAN THAT WAS ON THE ROAD TO DESTRUCTION. THE ONLY REASON I READ IT TO THE END WAS I WAS DESPERATE FOR A ... More

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Amateur Radio Techniques

Amateur Radio Techniques

by Pat Hawker

G3VA is alive

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5out of 5 by carlo s 2 days ago

Fundamental text written by experiences , still devoted to advanced radio amateurs but very useful to skilled RF technicians and experimenters with old time components. More

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Blackford and Grant Counties: A Chronicle of Their Past and Present with Family Lineage and Personal Memoirs Volume 2

Blackford and Grant Counties: A Chronicle of Their Past and Present with Family Lineage and Personal Memoirs Volume 2

by Chicago Pub Lewis Publishing Co, Benjamin G 1838-1921 Shinn

This Is Volume Two

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4out of 5 by Mark 2 days ago

This is an excellent reproduction of the Second Volume only of the original 1914 publication. It is an invaluable resource brought back into print, great for genealogy, and for the historical study ... More

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The Drinking Man's Diet: How to Lose Weight with a Minimum of Willpower

The Drinking Man's Diet: How to Lose Weight with a Minimum of Willpower

by Gardner Jameson, Elliott Williams

The book that started it all

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5out of 5 by MorganS 2 days ago

Yes, this is the original, one-and-only 1960s booklet on low-carbohydrate eating. Before Atkins, before MediFast, there was The Drinking Man's Diet. I have sworn by this diet for years and this is ... More

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El Jesus Original: El Material Especial de Mateo y Lucas

El Jesus Original: El Material Especial de Mateo y Lucas

by Joaquin Riera Ginestar

Interesting book about Jesus sayings and life

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5out of 5 by Joaquin 3 days ago

I think that this is a good scholar book about Jesus primitive sources and at the same time provides to the general public a clear portrait of Jesus life and an original interpretation of his ... More

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Covering the Body: The Kennedy Assassination, the Media, and the Shaping of Collective Memory

Covering the Body: The Kennedy Assassination, the Media, and the Shaping of Collective Memory

by Dr. Barbie Zelizer

The story of the Texas Book Depository

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4out of 5 by AndyK1 3 days ago

The whole story of the JFK assassination and how the Texas Book Depository became the Memorial Site of that event. More

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Fernand Léger : the complete graphic work

Fernand Léger : the complete graphic work

by Fernand Léger, Lawrence Saphire

Definitive Work

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5out of 5 by LK C 3 days ago

The finest catalog of FL's work. This is a must have copy for the serious collector. More

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Taking Trout: Good, Solid, Practical Advice for Fly Fishing Streams and Still Waters

Taking Trout: Good, Solid, Practical Advice for Fly Fishing Streams and Still Waters

by Dave Hughes

Great

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5out of 5 by ray b 3 days ago

Great & informative for the novice or the more experienced flyfisher. More

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Naked City

Naked City

by Arthur F Weegee, Weegee

Worst Photo Book Ever

1out of 5 by Charles P 3 days ago

I like Weegee's work and was looking forward to this collection. As you might know, Weegee's photos were generally high contrast. This book was printed on extremely cheap, non-glossy paper. The ... More

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Scholastic Success with: 5th Grade Workbook (Bind-Up)

Scholastic Success with: 5th Grade Workbook (Bind-Up)

by Scholastic

Good overall practice book!

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4out of 5 by Judy Z 3 days ago

This book is good since it covers all of the subjects in the 5th grade curriculum. More

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What If?: Writing Exercises for Fiction Writers

What If?: Writing Exercises for Fiction Writers

by Anne Bernays, Pamela Painter

Inspiration at Your Fingertips

5out of 5 by Michele W 3 days ago

This compendium of brief articles by a variety of instructors is a treasure trove of writing exercises that cover the gamut from first sentences, plotting, characterization, revision and so much more ... More

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Travels with Charley: In Search of America

Travels with Charley: In Search of America

by John Steinbeck

Great Read

5out of 5 by David S 3 days ago

A tale only Steinbeck could spin. A MUST read for anyone interested in a well written documentation of Americana in the early '60s. More

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The Nanny's New Family

The Nanny's New Family

by Margaret Daley

A family + a nanny + a dog = LOVE

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5out of 5 by J. Augustine 3 days ago

A sweet story of family, forgiveness, and finding home. I've really come to enjoy Margaret Daley's Caring Canines series, could be because I am a softie for good dog stories.

The Nanny's New ... More

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The Camouflaged Cross: Tales of Christian Preppers in the End Times

The Camouflaged Cross: Tales of Christian Preppers in the End Times

by Cal Wilson

So So

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2out of 5 by Sandy S 3 days ago

I had expected much more, mostly bibically. I felt like I was reading a childrens book, except for the beheading in the beginning. This could have been written in a book under 100 pages. Many pages ... More

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Things That Happened

Things That Happened

by Butterfly Kisses

things that happened

5out of 5 by shane 3 days ago

things that happened in this book i relate to because the family stories is just like my family barely get alone im glad this author wrote this book because alot of ... More

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