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Breaking Away

Breaking Away

directed by Peter Yates
Dennis Christopher; Dennis Quaid; Daniel Stern; Paul Dooley; Jackie Earle Haley; Barbara Barrie

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4out of 5 by Wayah on July 14, 2011

A very good film about a boy's love of bicycling and how it can have a change in your life. More

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A Lick of Frost

A Lick of Frost

by Laurell K. Hamilton

4out of 5 by Brenda F on July 1, 2011

Suggest reading series 1st.Otherwise I liked the book More

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The Synonym Finder

The Synonym Finder

by J. I. Rodale

5out of 5 by Philip B on May 12, 2011

If you write for a living or for pleasure, once you open this book you will wonder how you ever wrote without it. More

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The Keepers of Light: A History and Working Guide to Early Photographic Processes

The Keepers of Light: A History and Working Guide to Early Photographic Processes

by William Crawford

Great book on Alternative Processes and History of

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5out of 5 by Bryn G on May 5, 2011

If you want to understand the history of the printing process, this is a great read with guidelines to "do it yourself" information.
Great for the historical and practical reader. More

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Who Moved My Cheese?

Who Moved My Cheese?

by Spencer Johnson, M.D., M D, Kenneth Blanchard, PH.D. (Foreword by)

Transition into Change

5out of 5 by SemperFi on February 22, 2011

OMGoosh! I am in transition right now, and I just left one of my group meetings called "Jump Start" in Richardson, Tx. The key note speaker Jack Howe spoke on this book, and as he spoke, he touched ... More

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The C++ Programming Language

The C++ Programming Language

by Bjarne Stroustrup

2nd edition C++ Prog Language

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5out of 5 by kurt h w on February 1, 2011

this is a great book, its an older version but stroustrup's writing is more clear on the most fundamental features of the language. various more modern features are missing.. Excellent background ... More

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A Historical Atlas of the Jewish People: From the Time of the Patriarchs to the Present

A Historical Atlas of the Jewish People: From the Time of the Patriarchs to the Present

by Eli Barnavi

Beautiful, wise

5out of 5 by ravgd on October 1, 2010

Ignore the whingers complaining about the "opinions" or the lack of historical accuracy. Those are biblical literalists upset that the editors didn't, like good statist drones, simply validate the ... More

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Twelve Extraordinary Women: How God Shaped Women of the Bible and What He Wants to Do with You

Twelve Extraordinary Women: How God Shaped Women of the Bible and What He Wants to Do with You

by John MacArthur

GREAT BOOK

5out of 5 by Elizabeth B on September 3, 2010

My women's group at church is using this book as a study guide to dscover strengths and weaknesses in us as we live our lives in today's world and see ourselves in women in it. Very eye opening. More

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The War on Choice: The Right-Wing Attack on Women's Rights and How to Fight Back

The War on Choice: The Right-Wing Attack on Women's Rights and How to Fight Back

by Gloria Feldt

My Body, My Choice

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4out of 5 by OperaDiva on March 31, 2010

For those who have been long uneasy about the restrictions being placed on abortion rights, this book is a disturbing and cogent review of the various assaults against this basic medical function.
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The Synonym Finder

The Synonym Finder

by J. I. Rodale

5out of 5 by nevermind on February 25, 2010

This is easily the best Thesaurus I've ever seen-- far more complete than any of the Roget series. But keep the other one around-- there are a few omissions. More

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Constitutional Law and the Criminal Justice System

Constitutional Law and the Criminal Justice System

by J Scott Harr, Karen M Hess

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5out of 5 by hurdles on February 4, 2010

The book came in a timely manner. I received it well before the semester started. More

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Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood

by Marjane Satrapi

graphics are wonderful here.

5out of 5 by Westerngal on November 5, 2009

an artistic, wonderful graphic and written experience. This book isl one for history I am sure. It arrived in time, well wrapped and I'll keep it forever! More

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19 [Limited Edition]

19 [Limited Edition]

by Adele

Great!

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5out of 5 by LeahC3 on August 24, 2009

Great album and great voice! The best purchase I did this whole year. More

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Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in America

by Barbara Ehrenreich

Nickel and Dimed

4out of 5 by gocureton on October 22, 2009

This book was required for school; it is really a good book to help those working for minimum wage. It gives an understanding to what society thinks of the lower class. More

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Twelve Extraordinary Women: How God Shaped Women of the Bible and What He Wants to Do with You

Twelve Extraordinary Women: How God Shaped Women of the Bible and What He Wants to Do with You

by John MacArthur

the book worths to read & share

5out of 5 by DJReader on August 13, 2009

I used this book in our Friday Fellowship with 16 attendants, then the author's questions raise very positive response in small group, and help us to think deep in our hearts. More

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Macbeth

Macbeth

by William Shakespeare

Shakespeare's greatest work

5out of 5 by Khlit on June 23, 2009

William Shakespeare?s historic tragedy, Macbeth, chronicles the downfall of an ambitious man. Together, false images, a deranged wife, and his own rejection of truth lead him astray. However, Macbeth ... More

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Three Feathers and a Silver Fern: An Off-field History of the Wales-All Blacks Fixtures

Three Feathers and a Silver Fern: An Off-field History of the Wales-All Blacks Fixtures

by Roger G. K. Penn

Well researched book for rugby fans and others

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5out of 5 by welshbabe 1 day ago

This is a very thorough and well researched book which will interest all those who have a real interest in rugby, and also anyone who is interested in the connections between Wales and New Zealand. ... More

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An Old-Fashioned Southern Christmas

An Old-Fashioned Southern Christmas

by Leigh Greenwood, Connie Mason, Susan Tanner, M.S

Four Stories of Southern Traditions at Christmas

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4out of 5 by jjares 1 day ago

Of these 4 authors, I?d read a book by Leigh Greenwood and heard of Connie Mason; the others were new authors to me. The short stories were built around Southern families at Christmas time before and ... More

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An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

by Christopher Hadfield

Testament to Courage Focus Resilience and persever

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4out of 5 by Vincent C 1 day ago

Great read, Chris's enthusiasm is infectious,, great inspiration for those that dream the impossible. More

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Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World's Greatest Trips

Journeys of a Lifetime: 500 of the World's Greatest Trips

by National Geographic (Creator)

Great Coffee Table Book ..

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4out of 5 by Vincent C 1 day ago

Great reports and descriptions on a huge variety of trips. Just need a sponsor or lotto win now. More

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Culinary Arts Institute encyclopedic cookbook.

Culinary Arts Institute encyclopedic cookbook.

by Ruth Berolzheimer (Editor)

5out of 5 by Evelyn 1 day ago

I still have the 1956 edition and use it more often than any other cookbook I have ever owned. A little tweak here and there and it always turns out delicious. More

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Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Radiography: The Complete Study Guide and Career Planner

Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Radiography: The Complete Study Guide and Career Planner

by William J Callaway

Great Review Book

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5out of 5 by Angelina M 1 day ago

Easy to follow and plenty of review questions!
I got this order very quickly, thanks. More

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The Day After Tomorrow

The Day After Tomorrow

directed by Roland Emmerich
Dennis Quaid; Jake Gyllenhaal; Ian Holm; Emmy Rossum; Sela Ward

3out of 5 by Emilie W 1 day ago

This was purchased for a gift so I can't really review it. More

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The Way of the Dreamcatcher: Spirit Lessons with Robert Lax

The Way of the Dreamcatcher: Spirit Lessons with Robert Lax

by Steve Theodore Georgiou

Robert Lax

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4out of 5 by kc1911 2 days ago

Robert Lax was a personal friend of Thomas Merton. They attended Columbia together and remained in contact throughout their lives. This book is an ongoing interview from a young man who considers Lax ... More

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