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- St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 4.99
Crispin, the Duke of Hurst, has never met a woman he couldn't handle--until he's hit over the head with a basketful of mistletoe by a young lady who mistakes his intentions. When he gets into a tussle with her--and she can hold her own--Crispin knows he has finally met his match. Miss Gwen Prim is mortified that she attacked a duke, but even more... more...
Why You Should Store Your Farts in a Jar and Other Oddball or GrossMaladies, Afflictions, Remedies, and "Cures"Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 12.95
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- Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.95
It is said that history is written by the winners. However, the ?winners? aren?t always the best historians. Enter David Haviland, to set the record straight. In his quirky, inimitable style, Haviland separates fact from fiction regarding some of history?s most well-known people and events, such as: Lady Godiva : By far, history?s most famous... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2012; US$ 9.99
Have you ever wondered? How long it takes to digest chewing gum? What hiccups are for? Whether it?s safe to fly with breast implants? Taking in everything from the outrageous (yes, Hitler was addicted to crystal meth) to the eye-watering (such as the renowned surgeon who accidentally cut off his patient?s left testicle) to the downright disgusting... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1992; US$ 37.95
In one of his public disavowals of autobiography, Nathaniel Hawthorne informed his readers that external traits "hide the man, instead of displaying him," directing them instead to "look through the whole range of his fictitious characters, good and evil, in order to detect any of his essential traits." In this multidimensional biography of... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1990; US$ 31.00
There has never been an edition of the selected letters of Walt Whitman, a remarkable fact considering how accustomed we are to becoming acquainted with major writers through their letters. Now Edwin Haviland Miller, editor of the six-volume collected writings of Whitman, has used his intimate knowledge of the "good gray poet's" correspondence to... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1991; US$ 39.95
One of Walt Whitman's most loved and greatest poems, "Song of Myself" is an optimistic and inspirational look at the world. Originally published as part of "Leaves of Grass" in 1855, "Song of Myself" is as accessible and important today as when it was first written. Read "Song of Myself" and enjoy a true... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00
James Jackson and Esther Cooper Jackson grew up understanding that opportunities came differently for blacks and whites, men and women, rich and poor. In turn, they devoted their lives to the fight for equality, serving as career activists throughout the black freedom movement. Having grown up in Virginia during the depths of the Great Depression,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 120.00
All established languages, spoken or signed, make a distinction between nouns and verbs. Even a young sign language emerging within a family of deaf individuals has been found to mark the noun-verb distinction, and to use handshape type to do so. Here we ask whether handshape type is used to mark the noun-verb distinction in a gesture system invented... more...