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Fireball: Carole Lombard and the Mystery of Flight 3
by Robert Matzen

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English

Pages

425

Publication Date

January 16, 2017

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<DIV>This fresh look at Hollywood's "Queen of Screwball," Carole Lombard, presents a first-ever examination of the events that led to the shocking flight mishap that took her life on the side of a Nevada mountain in 1942. It also provides a day-by-day account of the struggles of Lombard's husband, Clark Gable, and other family, friends, and fans to cope with the tragedy. In effect, having just completed the first sale of war bonds and stamps in the nation following its entry into World War II, Lombard became the first Hollywood start to sacrifice her life in the War. The War Department offered Gable a funeral service with full military honors, but he refused it, knowing that his wife would not approve of such spectacle. Based on extensive research rather than gossip, this investigation further explores the lives of the 21 others on the plane, including 15 members of the U.S. Army Air Corps, and addresses one of the most enduring mysteries of World War II. On a clear night full of stars, with TWA's most experienced pilot at the controls of a 10-month-old aircraft under the power of two fully functioning engines, why did the flight crash into that Nevada mountainside? This gripping page-turner presents the story of the people on the plane, the friends and families left behind, and the heroic first responders who struggled up a mountain hoping to perform a miracle rescue. It is a story of accomplishment, bravery, sacrifice, and loss.</DIV>
The Mueller Report: The Comprehensive Findings of the Special Cou...
by Robert Mueller

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English

Pages

527

Publication Date

April 21, 2019

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In the future, The Mueller Report may be judged as the most important document of our time. And no matter where you reside on the American political spectrum, you will probably agree that it will have far-reaching implications for the balance of power among the three coequal branches of government that create, administer, and apply the laws of our republic. With forewords by Lt. Col. Allen B. West (Ret.), and the Hon. Dan Boren, both former congressmen who served on opposite sides of the aisle while Robert Mueller served as director of the FBI, they hold insight into the leadership of the organization created expressly to investigate the questions answered by this report.
The Modern Cast Iron Cookbook: A New Generation of Easy, Fresh, a...
by Tiffany La Forge

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English

Pages

272

Publication Date

May 07, 2019

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<p><strong>Classic cast iron cooking for 21st century tastes.</strong><p>This isn’t your grandmother’s cast iron cookbook. For the next generation of home cooks, <em>The Modern Cast Iron Cookbook</em> serves up fresh and healthy recipes that reinvent the possibilities of cast iron cooking.</p><p>Spring Green Shakshuka, Falafel Burgers with Mint Yogurt, Turmeric Seafood Paella, and more—these original recipes show you what you can do with classic cast iron cookware. Plus, with handy labels for 5-ingredient, 30-minute, and 1 hour (or less) recipes, you’ll discover how deliciously convenient cast iron cooking can be.</p><p><em>The Modern Cast Iron Cookbook</em> includes:</p><ul><li><strong>Cast Iron Cooking Today</strong>—Get the latest on top brands and the learn everything you need to know before you choose your pan.</li><li><strong>Tender Loving Care</strong>—Learn how to care for and clean your cast iron to get the most out of its staying power. </li><li><strong>Recipes for Every Taste</strong>—Serve up a wide range of recipes that include updated comfort food classics, international flavors, plus plenty of vegan, vegetarian, and grain-free options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert! </li></ul><p>Give tradition a fresh new taste with <em>The Modern Cast Iron Cookbook</em>.</p>
Verdicts of History (The Thomas Fleming Library)
by Thomas Fleming

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English

Pages

114

Publication Date

August 28, 2016

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In Verdicts of History, New York Times bestselling historian Thomas Fleming highlights six courtroom dramas that changed the future of America. From unexpected verdicts, like the acquittal won by John Adams when he defended British soldiers charged with the Boston Massacre in 1770 to stirred passions when abolitionist John Brown was convicted of murder - a precedent to the Civil War - to the breakthrough in racial relations when Clarence Darrow won a stunning "not guilty" verdict for black physician Ossian Sweet - at a time when black Americans could hardly expect a fair trial. Fleming also includes the trials of Aaron Burr for treason and a well-known congressman for murder. In courtrooms throughout the nation's history, vivid emotion and heated rhetoric have established consequential precedents and enlarged average men and women to historical dimensions.
The Little Book of Stoicism: Timeless Wisdom to Gain Resilience, ...
by Jonas Salzgeber

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English

Pages

287

Publication Date

January 18, 2019

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<p><strong>“How long are you going to wait before you demand the best for yourself?”<br /></strong>– Epictetus, Stoic philosopher</p><p>Where can you find joy? Gain strength? How should we face our fears? Deal with the death of a loved one? And what about those reoccurring depressing thoughts?</p><p>While traditional schooling doesn’t address such questions, it’s exactly what ancient schools of philosophy were all about: They taught you how to live. Even though these schools don’t exist anymore, you and I and most people are in as much need of a philosophy that guides us through life as we ever were.</p><p>This compelling, highly actionable guide shows you how to deal more effectively with whatever life throws at you and live up to your best self.</p><p>A mix of timeless wisdom and empowering advice, <em>The Little Book of Stoicism</em> will point the way to anyone seeking a calm and wise life in a chaotic world.</p>
Summer Snoops Unleashed: 14 Furr-ocious Mysteries and Cozy Crimes
by , Joanna Campbell Slan

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English

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July 23, 2019

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<h2>Summertime Murders are RUFF</h2><p><br /><h2>ALL BRAND NEW STORIES!</h2><p><br /><br />Looking for cool cozies for hot summer days? Then you'll love this purr-fectly paw-some cozy mystery boxed set from fourteen USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Amazon best-selling authors.</p><p>We've pulled out all the stops with Summer Snoops Unleashed! Enjoy hours of fun sniffing out clues on sandy beaches, shimmering waterways, and at small-town celebrations in these brand-new stories full of wily sleuths, cagey plots, and un-fur-gettable tails!</p><p>Fetch your copy now to get these furr-ocious new cozy mysteries and woof it up with us!</p><h3>They're howlingly good reads!</h3><h2><u>All preorders support best lives for pets!</u></h2><br /><br />Here’s a sampling of stories…<br />WSJ and USA Best Selling Author Judith Lucci – The Most Glittery Crime of the Year: The Jewel Heist – An Artzy Chicks Mystery<br />WSJ and USA Today Best Selling Author Anna Celeste Burke ¬- Radical Regatta! Corsario Cove Cozy Mystery #4<br />WSJ & USA Today Best Selling Author Colleen Mooney - Fireworks, Forensics & Felonies <br />USA Today Best Selling Author Fiona Quinn - YOURS. No Good Deed Goes Unpunished<br />Amazon Best Selling Author Maria Grazia Swan - Pies, Lies and a Last Goodbye<br />USA Today Best Selling Author Kelly Hashway - You Can't Judge a Crime by its Aura<br />WSJ & USA Today Best Selling Author Kim Hunt Harris - Yankee Doodle Deadly: A Trailer Park Princess Novella<br />WSJ & USA Today Best Selling Author Susan Boles – Death in Mercy<br />Best Selling Author Amazon Lisa B. Thomas – Sharpe Pain: A Corpse in the Cabin<br />Amazon Best Selling Author Emily Selby - Death and Taxes on a Cloud<br />Amazon Best Selling Author Joanna Campbell Slan - Ruff Justice: Second Chance Adventure #5<br />WSJ and USA Today Best Selling Author Ava Mallory - High Heel Homicide: A Holly Woods Mystery Novella<br />Amazon Best Selling Author Chelsea Thomas - A Knead to Kill<br />WSJ and USA Today Best Selling Author Sam Cheever - Spunky Bumpkin<br />
Bridesmaids: The funniest laugh out loud rom com of 2019 – the ...
by Zara Stoneley

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English

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April 26, 2019

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<h2><strong>From the <em>USA Today </em>bestselling author of <em>The Wedding Date</em>! </strong></h2><p>Meet <strong>Rachel</strong>, the beautiful bride with BIG plans for the perfect day! The venue is a castle and the dress is designer.  It’s just a shame her husband is a rat.</p><p><strong>Maddie</strong> and <strong>Sally</strong> have only one thing in common – they both love the same man!<br /> <br /><strong>Beth</strong> is a newly single mum with a mystery baby daddy.  Surely the father isn’t someone the girls all know?<br /> <br />And then there’s <strong>Jane</strong>, the glue holding them all together, but being dumped doesn’t make her the happiest bridesmaid…especially with gorgeous flatmate Freddie complicating things.</p><p>Will the bride say, ‘I Do!’?  Or will her bridesmaids save the day…and find love along the way?    </p><p><strong>Readers are LOVING <em>Bridesmaids</em>!</strong></p><p>‘I had <strong>an absolute blast</strong> reading this book…definitely a book that will have you crying with laughter and <strong>will lift your spirits</strong> when you are feeling down in the dumps’ Kayleigh, Goodreads</p><p>‘<strong>Completely hilarious</strong>…<em>Bridesmaids</em> is <strong>a triumph</strong>!’ Rachel’s Random Reads</p><p>‘A <strong>delightful</strong> novel…helped me break out of a book slump’ Renee, Netgalley</p><p>‘You haven’t experienced the <strong>true joy</strong> of a <strong>funny and loveable rom com</strong> until you’ve read THIS book’ Jenna Books</p><p>‘An absolutely hysterical book…loved it’ Cozy Book Nook</p><p>‘Witty, charming and <strong>just plain fun</strong>…I <strong>literally giggled</strong> while reading it’ Laurie, Goodreads</p><p>‘There were several times throughout this book when I would <strong>burst out laughing</strong>…definitely recommend this book to anyone who loves <strong>romantic comedy</strong>’ Patricia, Goodreads</p><p>‘I am just a big old sucker for these kinds of books…<strong>definitely my type</strong>!!’ Charlotte, Goodreads</p><p>‘A <strong>hilarious</strong> look at life with all its ups and downs’ Nikki’s Book Blog</p>
How Carriers Fought: Carrier Operations in WWII
by Lars Celander

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English

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296

Publication Date

July 19, 2018

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<SPAN STYLE="" >In November 1921 the first purpose-built aircraft carrier was launched by the Japanese, followed a year later by the launch of the British Hermes. The conversion of battlecruisers into aircraft carriers after World War I required the consideration of issues including handling aircraft on the flight deck and the techniques of attacking enemy ships, and the evolution of carrier operations was ongoing when World War II broke out. With a focus on the conflict in the Pacific between the U.S. Navy and the imperial Japanese fleet, this title examines how aircraft carriers fought during World War II by first considering all the tools and building blocks of carrier operations, and then discussing the various battles that involved aircraft carriers to explore how carrier operations evolved during war.<BR><BR>Every aspect of carrier operations is covered; from the technology used on the carriers and in aircraft including for navigation and communication, to what life was really like in the cockpit for the pilots. A world of tactical dehydration, amphetamine pills, and illegal smoking is explored, as well as the measures pilots implemented to reduce their risk of death in the event of being hit.<BR><BR>The major carrier battles of the war are considered, from Coral Sea to Leyte Gulf, with a focus on how the tools of carrier operations were employed. At the battle of Midway the debate of concentration vs. dispersion became relevant, as the Japanese decided to divide their forces while the Americans concentrated theirs. How Carriers Fought questions these tactics, exploring which worked best in theory and in practice.<BR>The book concludes with a discussion of how carrier operations changed during the course of the war, as better technology and a better understanding of this new type of warfare allowed for quick advances in how operations were carried out.</SPAN>
The Chisholm Trail: A History of the World's Greatest Cattle Trai...
by Sam Ridings

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English

Pages

523

Publication Date

May 08, 2019

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<b>The Chisholm Trail is one of the most famous cattle trails of the Old West.<br /><br />It ran for eight hundred miles, from San Antonio, Texas to Abilene, Kansas, and was instrumental in creating the famous image of the cowboy.</b><br /><br />But how was this trail created?<br /><br />Who devised its route?<br /><br />And why were the cattle drives across states so important for the economy of the southwest?<br /><br />Sam P. Riding’s fascinating book <em>The Chisholm Trail: A History of the World's Greatest Cattle Trail</em> gives an in-depth overview of the route was created, who rode along it and how it eventually superseded by the emergence of the railways.<br /><br />Through the course of the book Ridings provides details on many of the famous figures who were associated with the trail including the route’s founder Jesse Chisholm, famous ranchers like Joseph G. McCoy and Charles Goodnight, gunslingers such as Billy the Kid, and of course men who attempted to keep the peace like Charles A. Siringo.<br /><br />Sam P. Ridings rode the trail many times throughout his life during the trail’s golden era and so was able to gather information from the cowboys who knew the route better than anyone else.<br /><br />This work is full of fascinating stories of incidents that occurred along the length of the trail, from gunfights to religious revivals, Native American raids to cattle stampedes, during the short but vibrant years that the trail was in full use.<br /><br />This book is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of the southwest in the aftermath of the Civil War and how the image of the cowboy came into being.<br /><br />Sam P. Ridings was a frequent traveler on the Chisholm Trail and collected many of his stories from the men and women who had lived and worked on the trail during its golden years. His book <em>The Chisholm Trail: A History of the World's Greatest Cattle Trail</em> was first published in 1936. Ridings passed away in Kansas in 1942.<br />
In the Hell of Auschwitz: The Wartime Memoirs of Judith Sternberg...
by Judith Sterberg Newman

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English

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103

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April 08, 2019

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Sternberg, along with her mother, two sisters, three brothers, a brother-in-law, a niece, an aunt and uncle, and her fiancé all entered into the hell of Auschwitz.<br /><br />She was the only one to leave alive again.<br /><br />At five o’clock on February 23, 1942, Nazi police, armed with rifles surrounded the hospital where Sternberg worked.<br /><br />Time had run out for the Jewish inhabitants of Breslau.<br /><br />There had been ten thousand Jewish inhabitants in the city prior to the rise of Nazis. By the end of the war only thirty-eight had escaped the gas chambers of the Nazi concentration camps. <br /><br />Sternberg’s book relates episode after episode of events where she should have been killed, but for whatever reason, she was spared.<br /><br />Much has been written of the horrific events that occurred in Nazi Germany, yet it is rare that you are able to hear of these stories written by survivors themselves. Sternberg’s book is therefore an invaluable source that uncovers the dark days that she spent in hell.<br /><br /><em>In the Hell of Auschwitz</em> is a fascinating book that provides insights into the worst horrors of the Second World War. Although at points it is a difficult read, it should be read by everyone so that such horrors will never be allowed to occur again.<br /><br />After the war Judith Sternberg Newman married Senek Newman, a fellow concentration camp survivor, and emigrated to the United States 1947. She began writing her account immediately after arriving in the United States. She worked as a nurse in Providence, Rhode Island, until her retirement. <em>In the Hell of Auschwitz</em> was first published in 1963. Newman passed away in 2008.<br />

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