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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

By: Anne Frank

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Bantam: July 1993

Seller ID: 24676

ISBN: 0553296981

Condition: Used - Good


Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank's remarkable diary has since become a world classic--a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit. In 1942, with Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen-year-old Jewish girl and her family fled their home in Amsterdam and went into hiding. For the next two years, until their whereabouts were betrayed to the Gestapo, they and another family lived cloistered in the "Secret Annex" of an old office building. Cut off from the outside world, they faced hunger, boredom, the constan... View more info

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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

By: Anne Frank

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Bantam: February 1997

Seller ID: 46282

ISBN: 0553577123

Condition: Used - Good


Anne Frank's "The Diary of a Young Girl" is among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century. Since its publication in 1947, it has been read by tens of millions of people all over the world. It remains a beloved and deeply admired testament to the indestructible nature of the human spirit. Restored in this Definitive Edition are diary entries that were omitted from the original edition. These passages, which constitute 30 percent more material, reinforce the fact that Anne was first and foremost a teenage girl, not a remote and flawless symbol. She fretted about and tried to cope wi... View more info

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A Child Called 'It': One Child's Courage to Survive

By: Dave Pelzer

Price: $3.49

Publisher: HCI: October 1995

Seller ID: 46023

ISBN: 1558743669

Condition: Used - Good


This book chronicles the unforgettable account of one of the most severe child abuse cases in California history. It is the story of Dave Pelzer, who was brutally beaten and starved by his emotionally unstable, alcoholic mother: a mother who played tortuous, unpredictable games--games that left him nearly dead. He had to learn how to play his mother's games in order to survive because she no longer considered him a son, but a slave; and no longer a boy, but an "it." Dave's bed was an old army cot in the basement, and his clothes were torn and raunchy. When his mother allowed him the luxury of ... View more info

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Theodore Rex

By: Edmund Morris

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Random House: November 2001

Seller ID: 46442

ISBN: 0394555090

Condition: Used - Good


The most eagerly awaited presidential biography in years, Theodore Rex is a sequel to Edmund Morris's classic bestseller The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt. It begins by following the new President (still the youngest in American history) as he comes down from Mount Marcy, New York, to take his emergency oath of office in Buffalo, one hundred years ago. A detailed prologue describes TR's assumption of power and journey to Washington, with the assassinated President McKinley riding behind him like a ghost of the nineteenth century. (Trains rumble throughout this irresistibly moving narrative, a... View more info

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Eli Manning (People in the News)

By: John F. Wukovits

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Lucent Books: April 2010

Seller ID: 46160

ISBN: 1420502417

Condition: Used - Good


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The life and works of Beethoven (The Modern library of the world's best books)

By: John N Burk

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Modern Library: January 1946

Seller ID: 46449

ISBN: B0007DMGA2

Condition: Used - Good


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American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson

By: Joseph J. Ellis

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Vintage: April 1998

Seller ID: 43097

ISBN: 0679764410

Condition: Used - Good


National Bestseller For a man who insisted that life on the public stage was not what he had in mind, Thomas Jefferson certainly spent a great deal of time in the spotlight--and not only during his active political career. After 1809, his longed-for retirement was compromised by a steady stream of guests and tourists who made of his estate at Monticello a virtual hotel, as well as by more than one thousand letters per year, most from strangers, which he insisted on answering personally. In his twilight years Jefferson was already taking on the luster of a national icon, which was polished ... View more info

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Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption

By: Katie Davis Majors

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Howard Books: September 2012

Seller ID: 45947

ISBN: 1451612095

Condition: Used - Good


What would cause an eighteen-year-old senior class president and homecoming queen from Nashville, Tennessee, to disobey and disappoint her parents by forgoing college, break her little brother s heart, lose all but a handful of her friends (because they think she has gone off the deep end), and break up with the love of her life, all so she could move to Uganda, where she knew only one person and didn t even speak the language? "A passion to follow Jesus. " Katie Davis left over Christmas break of her senior year for a short mission trip to Uganda and her life was turned completely ins... View more info

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A Man Without a Country

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: January 2007

Seller ID: 46281

ISBN: 081297736X

Condition: Used - Good


NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER " This] may be as close as Vonnegut ever comes to a memoir." -"Los Angeles Times""Like that of] his literary ancestor Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut's] crankiness is good-humored and sharp-witted. . . . Reading "A Man Without a Country" is] like sitting down on the couch for a long chat with an old friend." "-The New York Times Book Review" In a volume that is penetrating, introspective, incisive, and laugh-out-loud funny, one of the great men of letters of this age-or any age-holds forth on life, art, sex, politics, and the state of America's so... View more info

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

By: Laura Hillenbrand

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Ballantine Books: March 2002

Seller ID: 46435

ISBN: 0449005615

Condition: Used - Good


Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to the racing establishment, which had written off the crooked-legged racehorse with the sad tail. Three men changed Seabiscuit's fortunes: Charles Howard was a onetime bicycle repairman who introduced the automobile to the western United States and became an overnight millionaire. When he needed a trainer for his new racehorses, he hired Tom Smith, a mysterious mus... View more info

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Ben Franklin of Old Philadelphia (Landmark Books)

By: Margaret Cousins

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers: January 2004

Seller ID: 46385

ISBN: 0394849280

Condition: Used - Good


Benjamin Franklin was one of the busiest men in the American colonies. He was a printer, a postmaster, an inventor, a writer, and a diplomat. When the Revolutionary War began, Ben supported America in the Continental Congress. Like the clever adages from his "Poor Richard's Almanac," Ben Franklin still sets an example for Americans today. View more info

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The Grand Slam

By: Mark Frost

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Hyperion - Acquired Assets: September 2005

Seller ID: 46033

ISBN: 1401307515

Condition: Used - Good


Now in paperback, the Los Angeles Times bestseller that takes a riveting look at the life and times of golf legend Bobby Jones In the wake of the stock market crash and the dawn of the Great Depression, a ray of light emerged from the world of sports in the summer of 1930. Bobby Jones, a 28-year-old amateur golfer, mounted a campaign against the record books. In four months, he conquered the British Amateur Championship, the British Open, the United States Open, and finally the United States Amateur Championship, an achievement so extraordinary that writers dubbed it the Grand Slam. No one has... View more info

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Left Standing: The Miraculous Story of How Mason Wells's Faith Survived the Boston, Paris, and Brussels Terror Attacks

By: Mason Wells,Tyler Beddoes,Billy Hallowell

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Plain Sight Publishing: November 2017

Seller ID: 45983

ISBN: 1462121691

Condition: Used - Good


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Frontier World of Doc Holliday

By: Pat Jahns

Price: $4.25

Publisher: Dorset House Publishing Co Inc: May 1997

Seller ID: 46035

ISBN: 1566191599

Condition: Used - Good


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Rogue Warrior

By: Richard Marcinko

Price: $2.75

Publisher: Pocket Books: March 1993

Seller ID: 43732

ISBN: 0671795937

Condition: Used - Good


A brilliant virtuoso of violence, Richard Marcinko rose through Navy ranks to create and command one of this country's most elite and classified counterterrorist units, "SEAL TEAM SIX." Now this thirty-year veteran recounts the secret missions and Special Warfare madness of his worldwide military career -- and the riveting truth about the top-secret Navy SEALs. Marcinko was almost inhumanly tough, and proved it on hair-raising missions across Vietnam and a war-torn world: blowing up supply junks, charging through minefields, jumping at 19,000 feet with a chute that wouldn't open, fighting ... View more info

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All the King's Men

By: Robert Penn Warren

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Mariner Books: September 2002

Seller ID: 42529

ISBN: 0156012952

Condition: Used - Good


Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, this classic book is generally regarded as the finest novel ever written on american politics. It describes the career of Willie Stark, a back-country lawyer whose idealism is overcome by his lust for power. New Foreword by Joseph Blotner for this fiftieth anniversary edition. View more info