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Shadow of a Doubt

Shadow of a Doubt

directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Joseph Cotten, Teresa Wright, MacDonald Carey, Henry Travers, Patricia Collinge

Shadow Of A Doubt At Noir City D.C.

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 8 hours ago

This year marks the tenth anniversary of Noir City D.C., a festival of noir film sponsored by the Film Noir Foundation and held at the beautiful American Film Institute Theater in Silver Spring, ... More

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Homesteading the Plains: Toward a New History

Homesteading the Plains: Toward a New History

by Richard Edwards, Jacob K Friefeld, Rebecca S Wingo

A New View Of Homesteading

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4out of 5 by Gissinglover 1 day ago

In April, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act which was designed to "secure homesteads to actual settlers on the public domain". Settlers could file a claim for a tract of land, ... More

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Frank Sinatra: The Ultimate Collection

Frank Sinatra: The Ultimate Collection

Frank Sinatra: The Ultimate vs The Film

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5out of 5 by John R B 1 day ago

This is "Frank Sinatra: The Ultimate Collection" (Music Videos). It's not "The Frank Sinatra Film Collection" (Movies). More

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Must Remember

Must Remember

by Colleen S Myers

Action packed with several lol moments

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4out of 5 by Michelle 1 day ago

Must remember was a very interesting 4 star read and book one in the Solum series.

The way this book starts is really twisted and insane. I had no idea what was going on right along with Elizabeth ... More

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The Underworld Story

The Underworld Story

directed by Cy Raker Endfield
Dan Duryea, Herbert Marshall, Gale Storm, Howard Da Silva, Michael O'Shea

The Underworld Story In Noir City D.C.

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4out of 5 by Gissinglover 1 day ago

I have learned something about film noir by attending the annual noir city DC film festival held at the American Film Institute Theater in Silver Spring and cosponsored by the Film Noir Foundation. I ... More

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Westward the Women

Westward the Women

by Nancy Wilson Ross

Fine seller

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5out of 5 by Bob B 2 days ago

Seller immediately responded to my shipping inquiry. More

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The Passenger

The Passenger

by Lisa Lutz

Spellbinding suspense!

4out of 5 by [email protected] 2 days ago

Excellent! It's written in a hard-boiled, in-your-face style that I really liked. Hooks you from the first line, then moves forward at a pace that never lets up.

Tanya Dubois find her husband of ... More

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Battle of Angels

Battle of Angels

by Tennessee Williams

Battle Of Angels

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4out of 5 by Gissinglover 2 days ago

Just after Christmas in 1940, the Theatre Guild premiered "Battle of Angels" in Boston. It was the first commercially produced play of Tennessee Williams. Margaret Webster directed while Hollywood ... More

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Blood's Revolution

Blood's Revolution

by Angus Donald

Interesting

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4out of 5 by Readerready 2 days ago

The cover of 'Bloods revolution' is brilliant, I was initially drawn to its blend of history with the present, and ghostly figures from the past. The book was set during Civil war in Britain, a ... More

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Homesick

Homesick

by Marc Raabe

Less than I expected

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3out of 5 by Readerready 2 days ago

I was intitially very excited to read this book, it sounded interesting and there was some roomy about the cover that I thought made it look really cool. Another reason I chose the 'home sick' was ... More

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DuPont Circle

DuPont Circle

by Paul K Williams

Vibrant City Life

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4out of 5 by Gissinglover 3 days ago

Located about two miles north of the White House at the intersection of Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire Avenues, the Dupont Circle area of Washington D.C is a promise of what urban life ... More

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American River: Currents: Book Two of the American River Trilogy

American River: Currents: Book Two of the American River Trilogy

by Mallory M O'Connor

Literary Titan

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5out of 5 by LiteraryTitan 3 days ago

Kate's family has just survived the devastating loss of her brother, Julian, and she is learning that her father's coldness toward her beloved brother could have taken a much different turn had fate ... More

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Joker's Fool: A Satan's Devils Novel

Joker's Fool: A Satan's Devils Novel

by Manda Mellett

Great Emotional read about being your true self

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5out of 5 by Michelle 3 days ago

Joker's Fool was a great 5 star M/M read and is book 8 in the Satan's Devils MC.
We jump from past to present as Joker remembers his childhood memories.

Joker has a secret that he's keeping from ... More

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The Cumberland Bride: Daughters of the Mayflower - Book 5

The Cumberland Bride: Daughters of the Mayflower - Book 5

by Shannon McNear

Wilderness Road

5out of 5 by Tee 3 days ago

This is #5 of the Daughters of the Mayflower series. It is set all throughout the 1700s,

The first book from Shannon McNear that I've read. It is a very good story and I'll have to watch out for ... More

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The Contested Plains: Indians, Goldseekers, & the Rush to Colorado

The Contested Plains: Indians, Goldseekers, & the Rush to Colorado

by Elliott West

The American West And The Teeth Of Life

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5out of 5 by Gissinglover 4 days ago

On July 6, 1858, William Green Russell, a prospector from Georgia, discovered placer gold in streams flowing out of the Rocky Mountains. The fledgling city of Denver was established and the Colorado ... More

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The Christmas Heirloom: Four Holiday Novellas of Love Through the Generations

The Christmas Heirloom: Four Holiday Novellas of Love Through the Generations

by Karen Witemeyer, Kristi Ann Hunter, Sarah Loudin Thomas

Sweet Romance

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4out of 5 by Claudia 4 days ago

These four novellas are tied together by a luckenbooth brooch that was passed down through the generations of the family of Lady Densbury. In the 1700s Lady Densbury received the brooch from her ... More

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What Character is That?: An Easy-Access Dictionary of 5,000 Chinese Characters

What Character is That?: An Easy-Access Dictionary of 5,000 Chinese Characters

by Ping-gam Go

Good book to keep in your library

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5out of 5 by Ralph 4 days ago

This book is a gem and although there is only the second edition and now out of print, it has no peers as far as presenting the origins of Chinese characters from ancestral roots.
Great book to ... More

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Lifeliners

Lifeliners

by Stefan Vucak

Literary Titan

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5out of 5 by LiteraryTitan 5 days ago

Wow, the details in this book are simply superb! Literally from page one of the story you are drawn in by the excellent attention to detail.

The main character, Nash Bannon, is hopelessly ... More

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Historical Sketch and Roster of the Virginia 38th Infantry Regiment

Historical Sketch and Roster of the Virginia 38th Infantry Regiment

by John C Rigdon

Great addition for Civil War enthusiasts

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5out of 5 by Robert S 5 days ago

The book gives the detail of the organization of the 38th Virginia Infantry, and lists the order of battles, subsequently, the full roster. In the midst of the book are excerpts of a heart wrenching ... More

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Jim Wrenn

Jim Wrenn

by William Guerrant

Marvelous

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5out of 5 by Robert S 5 days ago

So well written the characters come alive. The emotions of dealing with struggles of life are anguishing at times, but ultimately uplifting. A wonderful piece. More

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The Crusades: The War for the Holy Land

The Crusades: The War for the Holy Land

by Thomas Asbridge

did not received the book

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1out of 5 by oswaldo j 5 days ago

I did not received the book did not received the book awfull the service of alibis
second time I NOT RECEIVED WHAT I ORDERED More

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