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  1. Dear Mary

    Dear Mary: Letters Home from the 10th Mountain Division (1944–1945) [Paperback]

    Sydney M. Williams (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780872332584
    Published by : Bauhan Publishing
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    Sydney M. Williams, Jr., joined the American army in 1944 and served in the 10th Mountain Division in Italy until his release in 1945. All during that time he wrote letters home to his beloved wife, Mary. This collection includes correspondence wi... .... Learn More
  2. Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt: A Literary Life [Hardback]

    Thomas Cullen Bailey (Author); Katherine Joslin (Author)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9781512601664
    Published by : University Press of New England
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    Of all the many biographies of Theodore Roosevelt, none has presented the twenty-sixth president as he saw himself: as a man of letters. This fascinating account traces Roosevelt’s lifelong engagement with books and discusses his writings from chi... .... Learn More
  3. Circle Around Monadnock

    Circle Around Monadnock: Time Travel with Horses [Paperback]

    Francelia Clark (Author)

    £21.00

    ISBN: 9780872332522
    Published by : Bauhan Publishing
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    Francelia Clark finds and follows two of the oldest trails in New Hampshire’s Monadnock region into history—on horseback. Along the way she studies the cellar holes and rock remains of houses, wells, and walled cow paths, as well as old journals, ... .... Learn More
  4. The Eddie Cantor Story

    The Eddie Cantor Story: A Jewish Life in Performance and Politics [Hardback]

    David Weinstein (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9781512600483
    Published by : Brandeis University Press
    Series: Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and Life
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    This absorbing biography chronicles the life and work of one of the most important entertainers of the twentieth century. Eddie Cantor (1892–1964) starred in theater, film, radio, and television. His immense popularity across a variety of media, h... .... Learn More
  5. Mickey Rourke and the Bluebird of Happiness

    Mickey Rourke and the Bluebird of Happiness: A Poet’s Notebooks [Paperback]

    W. S. Di Piero (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9780887486241
    Published by : Carnegie Mellon University Press
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    Mickey Rourke and the Bluebird of Happiness contains selections taken from Simone Di Piero’s notebooks going back thirty years. His notebooks offer evidence of a poet’s inner life and have been for him a kind of mute conversation partner. They tes... .... Learn More
  6. The Life and Times of T. H. Gallaudet

    The Life and Times of T. H. Gallaudet [Hardback]

    Edna Edith Sayers (Author)

    £28.00

    ISBN: 9781512600513
    Published by : University Press of New England
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    Edna Edith Sayers has written the definitive biography of T. H. Gallaudet (1787–1851), celebrated today as the founder of deaf education in America. Sayers traces Gallaudet’s work in the fields of deaf education, free common schools, literacy, tea... .... Learn More
  7. Boston Ballerina

    Boston Ballerina: A Dancer, a Company, an Era [Hardback]

    Laura Young (Author); Janine Parker (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9781512600797
    Published by : University Press of New England
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    As a charter member of Boston Ballet and its predecessor, New England Civic Ballet, Laura Young has been affiliated with the company longer than any other dancer in its history. This book is both a memoir of her personal journey and a fascinating ... .... Learn More
  8. Haifa

    Haifa: City of Steps [Hardback]

    Nili Scharf Gold (Author)

    £29.00

    ISBN: 9781512601183
    Published by : Brandeis University Press
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    Nili Gold, who was born in Haifa to German-speaking parents in 1948, the first year of Israeli statehood, here offers a remarkable homage to her native city during its heyday as an international port and cultural center. Spanning the 1920s and ’30... .... Learn More
  9. Ishiro Honda

    Ishiro Honda: A Life in Film, from Godzilla to Kurosawa [Hardback]

    Steve Ryfle (Author); Ed Godziszewski (Author); Yuuko Honda-Yun (Author); Martin Scorsese (Author)

    £32.00

    ISBN: 9780819570871
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
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    Ishiro Honda was arguably the most internationally successful Japanese director of his generation, with an unmatched succession of science fiction films that were commercial hits worldwide. From the atomic allegory of Godzilla and the beguiling ch... .... Learn More
  10. Finding Home: The Diniacopoulos Family and Collection

    Finding Home: The Diniacopoulos Family and Collection [Paperback]

    Nadine Blumer (Author); Clarence Epstein (Editor); Imogen Bryant (Editor)

    £23.50

    ISBN: 9781525103230
    Published by : Concordia University
    Series: The Diniacopoulos Collection
    Volume: 3
    Vincent and Olga Diniacopoulos were guardians of what has become one of the most important collections of antiquities in Canada. This book recounts the story of their immigration in the early 1950s, from France to Montreal, and how they sought to ... .... Learn More

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