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My Dear Wife and Children: Civil War Letters from a 2nd Minnesota Volunteer

My Dear Wife and Children: Civil War Letters from a 2nd Minnesota Volunteer

by Nick K Adams

Riveting!

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5out of 5 by Mike 1 day ago

Nick K. Adams has put together a very interesting set of letters in My Dear Wife and Children: Civil War Letters from a 2nd Minnesota Volunteer. Having been a Civil War enthusiast for decades, this ... More

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Mahatma a Scientist of the Intuitively Obvious

Mahatma a Scientist of the Intuitively Obvious

by Promod Kumar Sharma

SHOWS THE RIGHT PATH IN TODAY'S CONTEXT

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5out of 5 by Nirmit 1 day ago

Does the book lead to the right path in today?s context?
I think it does. The writer used Gandhi?s words to discuss his (Gandhi?s) philosophy. Then, he relied on verses of Geeta, the source of ... More

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Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas

directed by Andy Wachowski, Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer
Tom Hanks; Halle Berry; Jim Broadbent; Hugo Weaving; Jim Sturgess; Bae Doo-na; Ben Whishaw; Keith David; Susan Sarandon; Hugh Grant

Pretentious

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1out of 5 by Vincent 1 day ago

The headline says it all. The movie follows a very thin connection between multiple generations and locations as if it were a significant factor. Badly acted to a bad script and under bad direction. ... More

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How to Win Friends and Influence People

How to Win Friends and Influence People

by Dale Carnegie

Needs No Review

5out of 5 by Chet 1 day ago

This timeless classic has been beloved for generations and is still up-to-date and relevant today! More

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The Italians

The Italians

by John Hooper

A fun read

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5out of 5 by Mary P D 1 day ago

Informative and entertaining. It was a very pleasant read. More

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The Island of the Colourblind

The Island of the Colourblind

by Oliver Sacks

fascinating

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5out of 5 by tsunami 2 days ago

This is a wonderful book. I knew nothing about this kind of color blindness and found all of it fascinating. I especially like the way Sachs fills in the story with local characters and lore. It ... More

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Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands

Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands

by Chris Bohjalian

Hold hands

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1out of 5 by Wally 2 days ago

Close eyes, Hold nose.... The book had some redeeming values, but they were hard to find. More

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The Barefoot Mailman

The Barefoot Mailman

by Theodore Pratt

Bare Foot Mailman

5out of 5 by Wally 2 days ago

This is an old book on Florida history, published years ago and the pages were brown with age. Wonderful, however was the page holder that was held within. It was from a book store in Stuart, Fla and ... More

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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

by Nathaniel Philbrick

5out of 5 by Charles M 2 days ago

Great book men of steel on wooden ships warm the cockles of my heart. More

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Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution

Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution

by Nathaniel Philbrick

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5out of 5 by Charles M 2 days ago

Enjoyed the book especially since was raised in the area More

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Good Morning....Good Night

Good Morning....Good Night

by Tim Langley

Fox hunting autobiography...quite interesting!

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5out of 5 by Judy B 2 days ago

Enjoyable autobiography of the life and career of a true fox hunter...the kind who chased and killed foxes in partnership with their horses and hounds, back when everyone understood and accepted the ... More

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Precalculus

Precalculus

by Michael Sullivan

A Truly Dreadful Book

1out of 5 by Patricia F 2 days ago

This is a truly dreadful book and I can't see how it would be helpful in terms of either algebra, trigonometry, or calculus! If you want to relearn calculus, and need to start from scratch, purchase ... More

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The Lords of Flatbush

The Lords of Flatbush

directed by Martin Davidson, Stephen F. Verona
Perry King; Sylvester Stallone; Henry Winkler; Paul Mace; Susan Blakely; Armand Assante

Good old days

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5out of 5 by peter 2 days ago

A very nice trip down memory lane.... a great look at times when life was not so complicated,and people were real. More

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Chasing Hope

Chasing Hope

by Kathryn Cushman

Finding hope regardless of hardships

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5out of 5 by squiresj 2 days ago

A story of hope and endurance. Our dreams may not happen the way we expect because of hardships. But God is still at work. For 21 years I've battled rheumotoid arthriris so can relate to ... More

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A Century Under Sail: Selected Photographs

A Century Under Sail: Selected Photographs

by Morris Rosenfeld

Morris Rosenfeld unequaled

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5out of 5 by xxxx 2 days ago

I have dozens of sailing picture books, but none of their images equal the fifty-year-old or more black & white work of Morris Rosenfeld (1985-1968), arguably the greatest yachting photographer who ... More

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ChefMD's Big Book of Culinary Medicine: A Food Lover's Road Map To Losing Weight, Preventing Disease, Getting Really Healthy

ChefMD's Big Book of Culinary Medicine: A Food Lover's Road Map To Losing Weight, Preventing Disease, Getting Really Healthy

by John La Puma, Rebecca Powell Marx

Great book for those who like to know a bit more

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5out of 5 by Surya 2 days ago

This is a great book for those who like to know more about the foods they eat and the effect on the body. I liked this book so much that I bought another copy as a gift to my brother. More

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Raising Rabbits the Modern Way

Raising Rabbits the Modern Way

by Ann Kanable

BACKYARD MEAT RABBITS? LET'S GO!

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5out of 5 by Benuel 2 days ago

I RECOMMEND THIS BOOK TO ANYONE INTERESTED IN MEAT RABBITS. I HAD RABBITS FOR FIVE YEARS BEFORE I FOUND THIS BOOK.THUS I FINALLY REALIZED WHAT I WAS MISSING. EXCELLENT DETAILS ON SELECTING BREEDERS ... More

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Art in the White House: A Nation's Pride

Art in the White House: A Nation's Pride

by William Kloss

Completely Wonderful Art Book

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5out of 5 by dennis m 3 days ago

This is a beautiful book about the Art in the White House. With each picture there is a full write up on the artist and painting with dates. Very well done. More

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The Saint and the Sultan: The Crusades, Islam, and Francis of Assisi's Mission of Peace

The Saint and the Sultan: The Crusades, Islam, and Francis of Assisi's Mission of Peace

by Paul Moses

Saint and Sultan

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5out of 5 by 1943dot 3 days ago

My husband, a non-Catholic scientist teaching at a Catholic university, is reading this book for a convocation at which such subjects will be discussed. He finds this a fascinating read. On his ... More

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Bonnie Blue Flag

Bonnie Blue Flag

by Derek Warfield

Confederate and Irish a 'holy' mix.

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5out of 5 by Michael N 3 days ago

A mix of Confederate and Irish music which is unbeatable. The Irish touch makes the music of the Confederacy something extra. More

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Mimesis : the representation of reality in Western literature

Mimesis : the representation of reality in Western literature

by Erich Auerbach

Depth and Brilliance

5out of 5 by Michael C 3 days ago

Some books never wear out their welcome. Auerbach's in depth exploration of selected passages from late Roman times to the early 20th century joins their ranks by providing powerful insight into the ... More

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Why Should I Believe Jesus: Why Not Muhammad, Confucius, or One of Many Buddha's

Why Should I Believe Jesus: Why Not Muhammad, Confucius, or One of Many Buddha's

by Kevin Simpson

Not Your Typical Christian Comparative Non-Fiction

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5out of 5 by beinghonest 3 days ago

This book is not your typical Christian comparative non-fiction approach. Instead, I found myself engulfed with information I had no idea was in The Holy Bible, especially, Iraq; who'd of thought!
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The coming of the Mormons

The coming of the Mormons

by Jim Kjelgaard, Stephen J. Voorhies

Brigham Young and the Mormons

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4out of 5 by FanOfTimeLifeBooks 3 days ago

The Coming of the Mormons is one of many volumes from the Landmark Book series. This volume is an overview of Brigham Young and the Mormon trek to Utah. The leadership of Brigham Young and the ... More

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Tao Te Ching

Tao Te Ching

by Professor Lao Tzu

Wisdom from the East

5out of 5 by Daniel G 3 days ago

If you're looking for Spirituality of the Eastern Variety....don't miss this ancient Chinese Book. More

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