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God’s Way Day By Day


20th May 2013 Christian Books 34 Comments
Internationally-acclaimed author and preacher Charles Stanley adds to his impressive legacy with a year's worth of devotionals drawn from his previous writings including best-sellers Success God's Way, Seeking His Face, and Enter His Gates. This best-selling devotional is loaded with life-changing thoughts and beautiful four-color illustrations. Divided into twelve months but not dated for a specific year, this book promises to become a perennial favorite. God's Way Day By Day ...
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The Complete Bolivian Diaries of Che Guevara and Other Captured Documents People AZ G Guevara Che Daniel James Cooper Square Press


22nd February 2013 History Books 4 Comments
If you are caught up with the Che Guevara affair, this book will fascinate and probably disturb you. (The Economist )No amount of scandal or intrigue will tarnish Che Guevara's Bolivian diaries or prevent them from being read as one of the most transcendent documents of our time. More than simple war journals, they are a rare self-portrait of the complete revolutionary. (The New York Times Book Review )[Che's Bolivian diaries] are the very frank and personal journals of a man trying desperately, and against great odds to do something that proved impossible. The diaries comprise, whatever ...
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The Sum of All Fears Berkley Tom Clancy


6th February 2013 Literature & Fiction 52 Comments
Jack Ryan confronts terrorists in the Middle East in Tom Clancy's spectacular sixth novel -- another Sunday Times No 1 bestseller -- now reissued with a new cover. As those in power around the globe face up to the challenges of a new world order, in Washington CIA Deputy Director Jack Ryan is putting everything into a plan that could finally bring peace to a Middle East still suffering from the ravages of war. But too many groups have invested too much blood to allow the plan to succeed -- the terrorists have one final desperate card to play. With one terrible act the world is plunged into ...
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Calder Born Calder Bred Pocket Janet Dailey


16th January 2013 Literature & Fiction 27 Comments
Ty Calder was a stranger to the mighty empire that was his legacy -- the ranchlands that rose to meet the Montana skies. He learned the ways of ranch life from young Jessy, who knew the land her own heart. But Ty worshiped dark, glamorous Tara, scion of the new "corporate West," of vast power and big money. Tara lured Ty on, greedy to be mistress of the Calder kingdom. Yet when her world rushed in to plunder the fortune beneath the prairies, it was Jessy who fought for Ty, defying death to save a birthright that was Calder Born, Calder Bred. This 1983 title was one installment in Dailey's ...
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Alexander the Great: Historical Sources in Translation WileyBlackwell 1 edition Waldemar Heckel


5th January 2013 History Books 10 Comments
This source book presents new translations of the most important ancient writings on the life and legacy of Alexander the Great. Provides comprehensive coverage of Alexander, from his family background to his military conquests, death and legacy. Includes substantial extracts of texts written by historians, geographers, biographers and military writers.A general introduction and introductions to each chapter set the sources in context.Also includes a bibliography of modern works, visual sources and a map of Alexander'sexpedition. "This volume provides an excellent selection of source ...
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Thurgood Marshall: His Speeches Writings Arguments Opinions and Reminiscences Lawrence Hill Books Mark V. Tushnet


17th December 2012 History Books 22 Comments
Much has been written about Thurgood Marshall, but this is the first book to collect his own words. Here are briefs he filed as a lawyer, oral arguments for the landmark school desegregation cases, investigative reports on race riots and racism in the Army, speeches and articles outlining the history of civil rights and criticizing the actions of more conservative jurists, Supreme Court opinions now widely cited in Constitutional law, a long and complete oral autobiography, and much more. Marshalls impact on American race relations was greater than that of anyone else this century, for it was ...
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Machiavelli’s God Princeton University Press Maurizio Viroli


14th December 2012 History Books 17 Comments
To many readers of The Prince, Machiavelli appears to be deeply un-Christian or even anti-Christian, a cynic who thinks rulers should use religion only to keep their subjects in check. But in Machiavelli's God, Maurizio Viroli, one of the world's leading authorities on Machiavelli, argues that Machiavelli, far from opposing Christianity, thought it was crucial to republican social and political renewal--but that first it needed to be renewed itself. And without understanding this, Viroli contends, it is impossible to comprehend Machiavelli's thought. Viroli places Machiavelli in the context ...
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The Long Bitter Trail: Andrew Jackson and the Indians People AZ J Jackson Andrew Anthony F. C. Wallace Hill and Wang


9th December 2012 History Books 29 Comments
Wallace, who won a Bancroft Prize in 1978 for Rockdale: The Growth of an American Village , turns to Native American history in this retelling of the story of the Trail of Tears. This refers to the forced removal in the 1830s of thousands of Indians, particularly the Cherokee and the Choctaw, from the American east to west of the Mississippi River. The author expands his focus to examine the relocation of numerous Indian groups. Central to the story is Andrew Jackson, who assumed the presidency confronted with a government divided over the question of Indian removal and who soon became ...
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Mirror Image Dell Danielle Steel


6th December 2012 Literature & Fiction 52 Comments
To look at one was to see the other. For family, even the girls' own father, it was a constant guessing game. For strangers, the surprise was overwhelming. And for the twins Olivia and Victoria Henderson, two remarkable young women coming of age at the turn of the century, their bond was mysterious, marvelous, and often playful--a secret realm only they inhabited.Olivia and Victoria were the beloved daughters of a man who never fully recovered from his wife's death bearing them in 1893. Shy, serious Olivia, born eleven minutes before her sister, had taken over the role of mother in their lush ...
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Thomas Jefferson’s Journey to the South of France Stewart Tabori & Chang Roy Moore


28th November 2012 History Books 12 Comments
The authors have taken the same route that Thomas Jefferson followed in 1787, recording on photographs the images and scenes he viewed some 200 years earlier. These are complemented with excerpts from his notes and letters.' This is no ordinary coffee-table book. It combines all the luscious photographs one would expect along with features that will please serious readers and scholarly specialists. Sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, photographer/ author team Roy and Alma Moore retraced the three-month journey through southern France that Jefferson made in the spring ...
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