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  • 'Allo 'Allo, Paperback
    Comedy Characters: 10 male, 5 female, plus extras Scenery: Unit set Based on the hugely successful British television series that ran for seven seasons, this uproarious comedy relates the adventures of a hapless cafe owner, Rene, in occupied France. You can see all of your favorite TV characters in ..
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  • 100 Best-Loved Poems, Paperback
    Popular, well-known poetry: ``The Passionate Shepherd to His Love,`` ``Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?`` ``Death, be not proud,`` ``The Raven,`` ``The Road Not Taken,`` plus works by Blake, Wordsworth, Byron, Coleridge, Shelley, Emerson, Browning, Keats, Kipling, Sandburg, Pound, Auden, Thom..
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  • 100 Books that Changed the World, Hardcover
    A chronological survey of the world's most influential books. An exceptional collection of groundbreaking books - from scriptures that founded religion and scientific treatises that challenged beliefs, to novels that kick-started literary genres. NUME CARTE: 100 Books that Changed the World, Hardcov..
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  • 100 Greatest Literary Detectives, Hardcover
    A selection of the most interesting or notable fictional sleuths, chosen for their cultural importance, novelty or aesthetic quality. Insightful entries on such figures as Maigret, Holmes, Lord Peter Wimsey and Easy Rawlins. NUME CARTE: 100 Greatest Literary Detectives, HardcoverISBN: 1442278226PRET..
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  • 100 Love Notes, Paperback
    The initial version of Hyong Yi's 100 Love Notes launched on the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina on November 21, 2015. To honor his wife, Catherine Zanga, on the one-year anniversary of her death from ovarian cancer, Hyong and his two young children gave strangers 100 handwritten love notes, no..
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  • 100 Love Sonnets, Paperback
    Forty years after Pablo Neruda s death, this compilation of his sonnets, unlike previous translations, captures the true spirit and verbal dexterity of his lesser-known genre. Pablo Neruda is still one of the most widely read, influential and beloved 20th-century poets. He was a Nobel Laureate, famo..
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  • 100 Nasty Women of History, Hardcover
    From the 3rd century Japanese Empress, Jingu to the 20th century British social reformer, Octavia Hill, Jewell has collected together 100 of the bravest, baddest and often little-known women throughout history. NUME CARTE: 100 Nasty Women of History, HardcoverISBN: 1473671256PRET EDITURA: 111.99AUTO..
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  • 100 Plays for the First Hundred Days, Paperback
    In reaction to the extraordinary events of the first hundred days of the presidency of Donald J. Trump, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks has created a unique and personal response to one of the most tumultuous times in our recent history--a play diary for each day of the presidenc..
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  • 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die, Paperback
    A comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the best fiction from around the world. This new update for 2012 includes 150 new images of original book covers and a complete list of major literary prize winners. Features more than 700 illustrations and photographs, presenting quotes from individual novels..
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  • 12 Rounds in Lo's Gym: Boxing and Manhood in Appalachia, Paperback
    Questions of class and gender in Appalachia have, in the wake of the 2016 presidential election and the runaway success of Hillbilly Elegy, moved to the forefront of national conversations about politics and culture. From Todd Snyder, a first generation college student turned college professor, come..
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  • 1536, Paperback
    A new look at Henry VIII and his legacy, timed to coincide with the 500th anniversary of his ascension. Lipscomb claims that in 1536, Henry met many physical, personal and political failures, and emerged a better man who transformed the nation. *Also appeared in March Buyer's Notes* NUME CARTE: 1536..
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  • 1599: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare, Paperback
    An intimate history of Shakespeare, following him through a single year that changed not only his fortunes but the course of literature. Brings the news, intrigue and flavour of the times together with wonderful detail about how Shakespeare worked as an actor, businessman and playwright, to create a..
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  • 15:17 to Paris, Paperback
    Anthony Sadler, Alek Skarlatos and Spencer Stone's heroic altercation with a terrorist on board the 15:17 from Brussels to Paris in August 2015 is put in the context of the three's shared upbringing and friendship, culminating in a nuanced portrayal of their celebrated act. The three authors are set..
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  • 18 and Life on Skid Row, Paperback
    18 And Life on Skid Row tells the story of a boy who spent his childhood moving from Freeport, Bahamas to California and finally to Canada and who at the age of eight discovered the gift that would change his life. Throughout his career, Sebastian Bach has sold over twenty million records both as th..
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  • 1917: Lenin, Wilson, and the Birth of the New World Disorder, Paperback
    This is the story of two men, and the two decisions, that transformed world history in a single tumultuous year, 1917: Wilson's entry into World War One and Lenin's Bolshevik Revolution. In April 1917 Woodrow Wilson, champion of American democracy but also segregation; advocate for free trade and a..
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  • 1984, Paperback
    A sensual and sinister adaptation by Matthew Dunster, which opened to rave reviews at Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester in 2011. NUME CARTE: 1984, PaperbackISBN: 1849432260PRET EDITURA: 58.99AUTOR(i): George OrwellCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Aprilie 2012DATA PUBLICARE: 2012..
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  • 21 Escapes of Lt Alastair Cram, Hardcover
    Following his initial imprisonment in North Africa in 1941, British soldier Alastair Cram would escape from prisoner of war camps 21 times across the duration of World War Two. American author David M. Guss presents a story of relentless determination against adversity. NUME CARTE: 21 Escapes of Lt ..
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  • 21 Poems, Paperback
    The Objectivist Press published George Oppen's first book Discrete Series, a collection of thirty-one short poems with a preface by Ezra Pound, in 1934. Four years earlier, the twenty-one-year-old poet had sent an unbound sheaf of typewritten poems with the title 21 Poems hand-written in pencil on t..
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  • 21 Servants of Sovereign Joy: Faithful, Flawed, and Fruitful, Hardcover
    Throughout history, the lives of spiritual giants--though full of struggle, sin, and weakness--magnify the glory and majesty of God. Their lives and teachings are full of messages that are still profoundly relevant. Their voices live on. And their stories should be told and read today. In this book..
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  • 21st-Century Yokel, Hardcover
    A funny and personal memoir from the }Sunday Times{ bestselling author, he explores the way we can tied inescapably to landscape, both through our family and our past. NUME CARTE: 21st-Century Yokel, HardcoverISBN: 1783524561PRET EDITURA: 99.99AUTOR(i): Tom CoxEDITURA: CornerstoneCOPERTA: CartonataD..
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  • 24 Hours Inside the President's Bunker: 9-11-01: The White House, Hardcover
    After Maj. Robert J. Darling organizes President Bush's trip to Florida on Sept. 10, 2001, he believes the next couple of days will be quiet. He has no idea that a war is about to begin. The next day, after terrorists crash airliners into the World Trade Center towers and the Pentagon, Maj. Darling ..
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  • 2fish: (A Poetry Book), Hardcover
    Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Jhene Aiko Efuru Chilombo has developed and refined a method of emoting through writing. 2Fish is a collection of intimate poems (and a few short stories) written by Chilombo from adolescence to adulthood, in no particular order. The book details Chilombo's thought..
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  • 3 Kings: Diddy, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, and Hip-Hop's Multibillion-Dollar Rise, Hardcover
    Tracing the careers of hip-hop's three most dynamic stars, this deeply reported history brilliantly examines the entrepreneurial genius of the first musician tycoons: Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Jay-Z Being successful musicians was simply never enough for the three kings of hip-hop. Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Jay-..
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  • 3 Strokes in 3 Weeks Saved My Life, Paperback
    There were things I was doing in my life that caused 3 strokes in 3 weeks and I needed to figure out what they were and why this had happened to me, so that I could make the change in my life I was in desperate need of making. Having 3 strokes in 3 weeks was a huge wake-up call. I knew I needed to c..
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  • 438 Days, Paperback
    An epic tale of survival and beating the ultimate odds. In 2012 Salvador Alvarenga left the coast of Mexico for a two day fishing trip, but was dragged out to the Pacific Ocean, where he survived for 14 months, before washing up on a Pacific island. Now in paperback. NUME CARTE: 438 Days, PaperbackI..
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  • 491 Days: Prisoner Number 1323/69, Paperback
    On a freezing winter's night, a few hours before dawn on May 12, 1969, South African security police stormed the Soweto home of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, activist and wife of the imprisoned Nelson Mandela, and arrested her in the presence of her two young daughters, then aged nine and ten.Rounded u..
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  • 50 Queer Music Icons Who Changed the World, Hardcover
    This entertaining and informative guide to the most notable LGBTQ+ musicians throughout the development of popular culture is written in an inspirational and historically conscious tone, with engaging illustrations. NUME CARTE: 50 Queer Music Icons Who Changed the World, HardcoverISBN: 1784881503PRE..
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  • 50 Queers Who Changed the World: A Celebration of Lgbtq+ Icons, Hardcover
    LGBT people are some of the coolest in history - Freddie Mercury, Divine, Virginia Woolf, Marlene Dietrich, Andy Warhol... the list goes on. Queer subculture has had an enormous impact on style, music, science, art and literature. From Oscar Wilde, who defended his homosexual relationships in court,..
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  • 50 Speeches That Made the Modern World: Famous Speeches from Women's Rights to Human Rights, Hardcover
    Throughout history, great speeches have produced great change. From inciting violence and asserting control to restoring peace and securing freedom, nothing has the raw emotional power of a speech delivered at the right moment, in the right place, with the right content, and the right delivery. 50 S..
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  • 50 Things, Paperback
    On reaching 50, Peter wrote a series of letters to his children on a variety of subjects. If they wanted to know what he thought about an issue this lasting resource would speak for him. The result is an often compassionate blueprint for living in uncertain times. Film rights have been optioned by 2..
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  • 52 Ways Of Looking At A Poem, Paperback
    Padel takes fifty-two of the poems discussed in her }Independent on Sunday{ column and suggests several ways for readers to enjoy them - for both new and seasoned verse enthusiasts. NUME CARTE: 52 Ways Of Looking At A Poem, PaperbackISBN: 0099429152PRET EDITURA: 64.99AUTOR(i): Ruth PadelEDITURA: Vin..
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  • 61 Minutes in Munich, Hardcover
    A memoir from the first black footballer to play for Liverpool FC, with particular reference to their match against Bayern Munich in the European Cup in April 1981, when he was substituted after 61 minutes. NUME CARTE: 61 Minutes in Munich, HardcoverISBN: 1909245399PRET EDITURA: 99.99AUTOR(i): Howar..
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  • 84 Charing Cross Road, Paperback
    The true story of the love affair between the author and the sellers of rare books at the address of the title. NUME CARTE: 84 Charing Cross Road, PaperbackISBN: 1860498507PRET EDITURA: 52.99AUTOR(i): Helene HanffEDITURA: ViragoCOPERTA: BrosataDATA APARITIEI: Octombrie 2002DATA PUBLICARE: 2002..
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  • 868 the Sharecropper's Son, Paperback
    Follow the life steps of Houston E. Lowe, from his country birth in 1919, as he is renamed "868" by his Japanese captors. The book chronicles his miraculous life of almost one-hundred years, including the gruesome details of the forty tortuous months as an American POW in World War II after his capt..
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  • 9 Rules of Engagement: A Military Brat's Guide to Life and Success, Hardcover
    The Emmy award-winning news anchor of Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner and co-host of the talk show Outnumbered shares the lessons she learned growing up in a military family paying homage to the military ideals that shaped her and showing how everyone can benefit from bringing the wisdom o..
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  • 99: Stories of the Game, Hardcover
    "The Great One" weaves memories of his legendary career with an inside look at the sport of professional hockey, and the heroes and stories that inspired him. From minor-hockey phenomenon to Hall of Fame sensation, Wayne Gretzky rewrote the record books, his accomplishments becoming the stuff of leg..
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  • A $500 House in Detroit: Rebuilding an Abandoned Home and an American City, Paperback
    A young college grad buys a house in Detroit for $500 and attempts to restore it--and his new neighborhood--to its original glory in this "deeply felt, sharply observed personal quest to create meaning and community out of the fallen...A standout" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review). Drew Philp, an ide..
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  • A Beautiful Composition of Broken, Paperback
    r.h. Sin, bestselling author of the Whiskey, Words & a Shovel series, returns with a collection of poetry and prose meant to remind the wounded that they are, in fact, beautiful in a way society may never comprehend. A Beautiful Composition of Broken is inspired by some of the events expressed artis..
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  • A Beautiful Work in Progress, Paperback
    Runners' vocabulary is full of acronyms like DNS for ``Did Not Start`` and DNF for ``Did Not Finish,`` but when Mirna Valerio stepped up to the starting line, she needed a new one: DNQ for ``Did Not Quit.``Valerio has tied on her running shoes all across the country, from the dusty back roads of cen..
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  • A Beautiful, Terrible Thing: A Memoir of Marriage and Betrayal, Paperback
    **An International Bestseller** "Like Big Little Lies, A Beautiful Terrible Thing is a startling reminder that fairy tales aren't real. A master class in suspenseful storytelling, Jen Waite recounts the lies, betrayals, and infidelity she endured with unrestrained honesty and deft candor. I couldn't..
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  • A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back, Hardcover
    David Hallberg, the first American to join the famed Bolshoi Ballet as a principal dancer and the dazzling artist The New York Times described as ``the foremost classical stylist of our day,`` presents an intimate journey through his artistic life up to the moment he returns to the stage after a dev..
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  • A Body, Undone: Living on After Great Pain, Paperback
    A compelling account of recreating a life through writing, memory, and desire In the early evening on October 1, 2003, Christina Crosby was three miles into a seventeen mile bicycle ride, intent on reaching her goal of 1,000 miles for the riding season. She was a respected senior professor of Englis..
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  • A Book Lover's Diary, Hardcover
    ``I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read in the train.`` -- Oscar Wilde A Book Lover's Diary is a journal for noting personal discoveries from the books read and recording the books on a wish list. A Book Lover's Diary is a welcome companion during fo..
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  • A Border Passage: From Cairo to America - A Woman's Journey, Paperback
    An Egyptian woman's reflections on her changing homeland--updated with an afterword on the Arab SpringIn language that vividly evokes the lush summers of Cairo and the stark beauty of the Arabian desert, Leila Ahmed movingly recounts her Egyptian childhood growing up in a rich tradition of Islamic w..
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  • A Brighter Day, Paperback
    My name is Linda Lawson, I was born with the name of Linder Laverne Kizee on June 27, 1953 in Blairs Virginia to an uneducated sharecropper and housewife. We were dirt poor and lived off the land. I had four brothers and two sisters. In 1958, we abruptly left Virginia and moved to New Jersey with no..
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  • A Brotherhood of Spies: The U-2 and the Cia's Secret War, Hardcover
    A thrilling dramatic narrative of the top-secret Cold War-era spy plane operation that transformed the CIA and brought the U.S. and the Soviet Union to the brink of disaster On May 1, 1960, an American U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union just weeks before a peace summit between the two..
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  • A Burst of Light: And Other Essays, Hardcover
    "Lorde's words -- on race, cancer, intersectionality, parenthood, injustice -- burn with relevance 25 years after her death." -- O, The Oprah Magazine Winner of the 1988 Before Columbus Foundation National Book Award, this path-breaking collection of essays is a clarion call to build communities tha..
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  • A Carnival of Losses: Notes Nearing Ninety, Hardcover
    New essays from the vantage point of very old age, once again ``alternately lyrical and laugh-out-loud funny,``* from the former poet laureate of the United States * New York TimesDonald Hall has lived a remarkable life of letters, one capped most recently by the New York Times bestseller Essays Aft..
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