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Alone in Antarctica - the first woman to ski solo across the southern ice Alone in Antarctica - the first woman to ski solo across the southern ice

"In the whirling noise of our advancing technological age, we are seemingly never alone, never out-of-touch with the barrage of electronic data and information. Felicity Aston, physicist and meteorologist, took two months off from all human contact as she became the first woman -- and only the third person in history - to ski across the entire continent of Antarctica alone. She did it, too, with the simple apparatus of cross-country, without the aids used by her prededecessors - two Norwegian me

Sep 17, 2014
Internal medicine - a doctor's stories Internal medicine - a doctor's stories

"Out of the crucible of medical training, award-winning writer Terrence Holt shapes this ... account of residency, the years-long ordeal in which doctors are made. 'Amid all the mess and squalor of the hospital, with its blind random unraveling of lives,' [this book] finds the compassion from which doctors discover the strength to care"--Dust jacket flap.

Sep 17, 2014
I'll drink to that - a life in style, with a twist I'll drink to that - a life in style, with a twist

"Eighty-six-year-old Betty Halbreich is a true original. A tough broad who could have stepped straight out of Stephen Sondheim's repertoire, she has spent nearly forty years as the legendary personal shopper at Bergdorf Goodman, where she works with socialites, stars, and ordinary women off the street. She has helped many find their true selves through clothes, frank advice, and her own brand of wisdom. She is trusted by the most discriminating persons--including Hollywood's top stylists--to tel

Sep 17, 2014
Masked - the life of Anna Leonowens, schoolmistress at the court of Siam Masked - the life of Anna Leonowens, schoolmistress at the court of Siam

Sep 16, 2014
Forgetting to be afraid - a memoir Forgetting to be afraid - a memoir

A deeply personal memoir by the 2014 Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate traces her upbringing by a single-mom high school dropout, her early divorce, her Harvard Law School education and the early political achievements that led to her successful 2008 election to the Texas Senate.

Sep 15, 2014
Death of a King - the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year Death of a King - the real story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final year

Presents a revealing and dramatic chronicle of the 12 months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination.

Sep 15, 2014
Prince Harry - brother, soldier, son Prince Harry - brother, soldier, son

Offers an insider's look at the life of the man who is fourth in line to Britain's throne.

Sep 15, 2014
Off the sidelines - raise your voice, change the world Off the sidelines - raise your voice, change the world

Sep 15, 2014
The unlikely peace at Cuchumaquic - the parallel lives of people as plants, Keeping the seeds alive The unlikely peace at Cuchumaquic - the parallel lives of people as plants, Keeping the seeds alive

"A memoir, spiritual adventure story, and ecological fable, this book shares the message that plants and humanity are interconnected, and that the survival of one depends upon the other"--Provided by publisher.

Sep 12, 2014