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Off the Grid

by Robert W. Kingett

Journalist Robert Kingett accepts a dare: one that at first seems simple... to adapt to his blindness without the Internet. This account is a cozy diary of battling with an FM radio, hooking up a landline phone and the journey of adapting to a brand new way of living from someone who has never disconnected from the World Wide Web.

Prepare For Battle: Basic Training in Spiritual Warfare

by Neal Pirolo

"I hate war!" Neal declares in his opening paragraph. "But my hatred for the enemy of our souls is greater than my abhorrence of war!" Making reference to over 700 Scriptures that point to victory in battle, Neal focuses on the basics, yet with significant, new insights: Spiritual Armor, Spiritual Weapons, Our Attitude Toward War, Tactics of satan, Spiritual Authority, Principles of War, and Strategies for Battlefield Living. Each chapter is followed by PRACTICAL INSIGHTS written by Yvonne from her experiences. Reader comments: "Some people deny that we are at war, yet others have convoluted ideas about it. Neither is effective in battle. The Pirolos' understanding of spiritual warfare (based on Scripture) and their own experiences (also based on Scripture) provide insightful and useful help for any Christian's life." Aimee W. "This is a practical, concise manual on spiritual warfare. It is simple to read and understand, but very well thought out and very Scripturally-based. This book is not just for pastors and missionaries, but should be in the library of every Christian." Michelle V.

The Great War and Modern Memory

by Paul Fussell

Fussell writes: This book is about the British experience on the Western Front from 1914 to 1918 and some of the literary means by which it has been remembered, conventionalized, and mythologized. It is also about the literary dimensions of the trench experience itself. Indeed, if the book had a subtitle, it would be something like "An Inquiry into the Curious Literariness of Real Life." <P><P> Winner of the National Book Award

Dice Angel

by Brian Rouff

Jimmy Delaney is on another bad roll. His ex-wife is cranky. A homeless guy keeps scaring the hell out of him. Burglars clean out all the coins from the video poker machines at his saloon, Jimmy D's. His accountant is missing-with all the bar's money. He can't get a loan because the IRS has a lien on the joint and a rogue revenue agent with a personal grudge is seizing Jimmy D's on Friday unless Delaney can come up with $50,000 in back taxes. Losing streaks in Las Vegas can be the worst in the world. And then a mysterious woman enters his life. A karma-spouting planet-charting colon-cleansing floozy -- the Dice Angel. Can Delaney save Jimmy D's with a supernaturally hot hand at the crap tables at Luxor? Or does Lady Luck bite off, chew up, and spit out another Las Vegas loser?

Change of the Heart

by Lynn Bulock

Love Inspired Christian romance set in Missouri and Tijuana, Mexico.

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.

Boy Scouts' Explorer Manual

by Boy Scouts of America

A Boy Scout manual that provides information about outdoor adventuring, social interactions, community service, and vocational training.

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.

Easy Homemade Desserts with Jello Pudding

by General Foods Corporation

Catalogues dozens of recipes that make use of Jello products, from casual treats, to more elegant desserts.

Kitchen Hints

by Miriam B. Loo

Miriam B. Loo provides dozens of tips for dealing with everyday problems in the kitchen, like oversalting, undercooking, and cracked eggs.

Louisiana Cookin'

by Tobasco Brand Pepper Sauce

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

Downfall: The End of the Imperial Japanese Empire

by Richard B. Frank

End of World War II in the East.

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

With Healing in His Wings

by Sally Krueger

Christian romance taking place in Kenya, East Africa, in the 1920's.

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.

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