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Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan

Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan

by Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard

Autumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe but is escalating in the Pacific, where American soldiers face an opponent who will go to any length to avoid defeat. The Japanese army follows the ... Read More

Night

Night

by Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel's harrowing first-hand account of the atrocities committed during the Holocaust, "Night" is translated by Marion Wiesel with a preface by Elie Wiesel in "Penguin Modern Classics". Born ... Read More

A Pocket Style Manual

A Pocket Style Manual

by Diana Hacker

Your students need clear, complete answers to their questions about research, writing, and grammar and they often need them at a moment s notice. As their teacher, you are their greatest resource, ... Read More

Follow the Sun

Follow the Sun (1951)

directed by Sidney Lanfield
featuring Glenn Ford, Anne Baxter, Dennis O'Keefe, June Havoc, Larry Keating

Follow the Sun is the filmed biography of golf champion Ben Hogan. Glenn Ford, no mean duffer himself, stars as Hogan, here depicted as a single-purposed individual to whom golf is everything. Anne ... Read More

My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

directed by Hayao Miyazaki
featuring Dakota Fanning, Elle Fanning, Tim Daly, Lea Salonga, Pat Carroll

This superbly animated children's tale is directed by Hayao Miyazaki, one of Japan's most beloved animators. The story follows Satsuke and Mei, two young girls who find that their new country home is ... Read More

'Let’s Get Lost: Exploring the World'

In my early twenties, during arid summers and dry, Southern California winters, I would drive the back country roads of my county with the windows rolled down and the music turned up (Think shoe gaze pop masters Ride, and queue the classic “Let’s Get Lost” if you can find a[…] Read More

'Summer’s Last Hurrah'

The end of summer, so bittersweet. The air is a little cooler, the days a little shorter. Back to school days ahead, vacation days behind us. Why not make the most of the summer days that remain. Don’t let the season end without fitting in another hike, trip to the[…] Read More

'Along the Road'

Summertime and road trips go hand in hand… an ongoing love affair with the car and the open road. Long lazy days behind the wheel, an open agenda and a detour on the backroads. Or maybe a fixed destination, traveling the interstate, Point A to Point B. A trip down[…] Read More