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The Godfather

by Mario Puzo

Since its first publication in 1969, Mario Puzo's epic The Godfather has earned a permanent place in the American psyche and culture. In this story of family, loyalty, and the men who rule the American underworld, Puzo introduced a cast of singularly crafted characters, and offered an unforgettable look into the world of organized crime no writer has been able to duplicate since.

The Triumph of John and Betty Stam

by Mrs Howard Taylor

John Stam was daring, courageous, unafraid of danger. Betty, his wife, was kind, gracious, a sensitive poetess. Together they made a lasting contribution to missionary endeavor in China. Bandits, illness, the threatening Chinese Communist force, problems of child-raising on a primitive mission field--all these threatened to choke John and Betty's confidence in the Lord. But the Stams' faith grew stronger under pressure. Even when martyred by Chinese Reds, they displayed an unshakeable trust in God. The Triumph of John and Betty Stam offers an inspiring story of dedication and sacrifice-even martyrdom. This book will give spiritual strength to all who take time to read its contents.

Louisiana Cookin'

by Tobasco Brand Pepper Sauce

Cajun-style recipes and New Orleans flavors that bring together zesty, spicy flavors.

Rhinoceros (Nature's Children)

by Merebeth Switzer

Did you know... That rhino horns never stop growing; That their calves are able to get up and run hours after birth; and that there are two types of rhino who have two horns. Learn more about these exciting creatures in this book.

River Otter (Nature's Children)

by Laima Dingwall

Did you know... that river otters are considered the clowns of the animal kingdom; that otters do not hibernate but will play, swim and live out their winters under the ice; and that otters use tools to eat their food. Find out lots of exciting facts about this wonderful creature.

Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang

by Joyce Carol Oates

the story of a 1950's girl gang

Encyclopaedia of Indian Literature, Volume I

by Indra Nath Choudhuri

The thread of commonality like the quest for the spiritual realm, ethnic, religious and regional identities that find expression in different languages forms the basis of this volume.

For the New Intellectual

by Ayn Rand

Essays describing Ayn Rand's philosophy.

If He Hollers Let Him Go

by Chester Himes

This story of a man living every day in fear of his life for simply being black is as powerful today as it was when it was first published in 1947. The novel takes place in the space of four days in the life of Bob Jones, a black man who is constantly plagued by the effects of racism. Living in a society that is drenched in race consciousness has no doubt taken a toll on the way Jones behaves, thinks, and feels, especially when, at the end of his story, he is accused of a brutal crime he did not commit.

All for Love

by Ved Mehta

Ved Mehta joined the staff of The New Yorker in the 1960s, blind since the age of four and already on his way to a career as a writer. In a series of four relationships he demanded that his lovers, like him, pretend he could see. With lyrical and stirring accuracy, Mehta revisits these love affairs today, tracing the links between his denial of his disability and the cruel transformations that each of his lovers underwent. “Poignant and occasionally hilarious.”-The New York Times Book Review. “This elegant volume remains a striking piece of insight into the nature of love.”-Publishers Weekly. “[An] excoriatingly truthful and heartbreaking account of the pursuit and loss of love. ...”-The Times of London. “A mesmerizing account ... the most arresting passages are Mehta’s mind-expanding descriptions of how he perceives the world. ”-Booklist.

The Gilda Stories: A Novel

by Jewelle Gomez

Important and compelling book with lesbian vampires as main characters; explores diverse cultures.

All-Occasion Appetizers

by Miriam B. Loo

Miriam B. Loo shares her knowledge of cooking to help you create appetizers for any occasion.

Good Housekeeping's Summertime Cookbook

by Good Housekeeping Magazine Staff

Good Housekeeping Magazine's editors have selected a range of recipes to keep you cool during the hot summer months.

Wyoming Cossroads of a Continent

by Patsy Parkin

Table of Contents: Chapter One: Days of the Dinosaurs Chapter Two: The Ice Age and Prehistoric People Chapter Three: Indian Tribal Life Chapter Four: Explorers, Mountain Men, and Missionaries Chapter Five: Trails Across the Wilderness Chapter Six: The "Iron Horse" Arrives Chapter Seven: The Indian Wars Chapter Eight: The Wild West Chapter Nine: Cattlemen, Sheepmen, and Homesteaders Chapter Ten: Agriculture, Mining and Equality

Summer Pleasures

by Nora Roberts

Contains two complete novels, Second Nature and One Summer, by a best-selling author of romance. They were first published in 1986.

The Ancien Regime and the French Revolution

by Alexis De Tocqueville Gerald Bevan

A powerful new translation of de Tocqueville's influential look at the origins of modern France In this penetrating study, Alexis de Tocqueville considers the French Revolution in the context of France's history. De Tocqueville worried that although the revolutionary spirit was still alive and well, liberty was no longer its primary objective. Just as the first Republic had fallen to Napoleon and the second had succumbed to his nephew Napoleon III, he feared that all future revolutions might experience the same fate, forever imperiling the development of democracy in France. Translated and with an introduction by Gerald Bevan.

Spirit Woman

by Margaret Coel

When Vicky Holden and Father John O'Malley look into the disappearance of a history professor who was visiting the Wind River Reservation, they are led into a twenty-year-old mystery involving the disappearance of another historian, and then even further into the past-as they unravel a controversy surrounding the young Shoshone woman named Sacajawea...

Bachelors Get Lonely

by Erle Stanley Gardner A. A. Fair

[from the back cover] ""You're bait. You're window undressing." Stripper Daffidill Lawson thought it over for a moment. "Tell me more." "You check into the motel," Donald Lam said. "I'll be half a block away watching your room through binoculars. You forget to pull the shade and start stripping--slowly. If anybody shows up and starts watching, I'll turn on a red light. If you see that red light, you move slowly over to the telephone and call the police." "Then what?" "Then the police come and catch him, and then they knock on your door and say, 'Lady, you shouldn't undress with the curtains up.'" "And what do I say?" "You tell them," Donald said, "that your agent thought if you could hold a murderer spellbound until the police arrived, it would be a service to humanity and swell publicity.""

Tamizhil Namum Thavarillamal Ezhuthalam

by Porko

As the name suggests this book intends to guide the audience to increase their spelling capabilities by understanding the basic grammar behind the same. ‘Santhi Ilakanam’ is an important section of Tamil grammar and this book.

The Serpent of Paradise

by Erwin W. Lutzer

Dr. Lutzer shows how Satan's rebellion serves God's purposes.

The Tolkien Reader

by J. R. R. Tolkien

Contains Tolkien's Magic Ring, The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son, Tree and Leaf, Farmer Giles of Ham, The Adventures of Tom Bombadil.

Blaze and Thunderbolt (Billy and Blaze #5)

by C. W. Anderson

When Billy goes on vacation with his family to western ranch, they bring Blaze, Billy's pony. Billy and Blaze go on adventures and one day, they see Thunderbolt. Thunderbolt is one of the last wild horses, and a beautiful horse at that. No one can catch him. Can Billy teach Thunderbolt that he can be trusted? Will Billy get to ride Thunderbolt?

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