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- Transworld 2012; US$ 12.68
In 1999, England slumped to a new low in their tumultuous cricket history. Defeat at home by a mediocre New Zealand team saw them fall to the bottom of the world Test rankings, below even Zimbabwe. Yet only just over a decade later, England reached the top. It was a remarkable and profound transformation, brought about largely by two men with an insatiable... more...
- Transworld 2015; US$ 14.09
A century has always had a special resonance, in all walks of life, and none more so than in cricket. Scoring one hundred runs is the ultimate for a batsman. As former England captain Andrew Strauss admits, it's incredibly hard to do; for Ricky Ponting, it's a transformational moment in the career of a cricketer. Or in the words of Geoffrey Boycott,... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 73.00
In this book, archaeologists, classicists, and specialists in Christian origins examine the social and religious life of ancient Corinth. The interdisciplinary contributions present new materials and findings on the themes of Greek and Roman identities, social stratification, and local religion. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 11.65
Pulitzer Prize?winning author James A. Michener brings Hawaii?s epic history vividly to life in a classic saga that has captivated readers since its initial publication in 1959. As the volcanic Hawaiian Islands sprout from the ocean floor, the land remains untouched for centuries?until, little more than a thousand years ago, Polynesian seafarers make... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 18.00
Spanning four and a half centuries, James A. Michener?s monumental saga chronicles the epic history of Texas, from its Spanish roots in the age of the conquistadors to its current reputation as one of America?s most affluent, diverse, and provocative states. Among his finely drawn cast of characters, emotional and political alliances are made and broken,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 18.00
In this sweeping epic of the northernmost American frontier, James A. Michener guides us through Alaska?s fierce terrain and history, from the long-forgotten past to the bustling present. As his characters struggle for survival, Michener weaves together the exciting high points of Alaska?s story: its brutal origins; the American acquisition; the gold... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 13.98
In this acclaimed classic novel, James A. Michener sweeps readers off to the Caribbean, bringing to life the eternal allure and tumultuous history of this glittering string of islands. From the 1310 conquest of the Arawaks by cannibals to the decline of the Mayan empire, from Columbus?s arrival to buccaneer Henry Morgan?s notorious reign, from the... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 11.65
Written to commemorate the Bicentennial in 1976, James A. Michener?s magnificent saga of the West is an enthralling celebration of the frontier. Brimming with the glory of America?s past, the story of Colorado?the Centennial State?is manifested through its people: Lame Beaver, the Arapaho chieftain and warrior, and his Comanche and Pawnee enemies;... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 13.98
First published in 1963, James A. Michener?s gripping chronicle of the social and political landscape of Afghanistan is more relevant now than ever. Combining fact with riveting adventure and intrigue, Michener follows a military man tasked, in the years after World War II, with a dangerous assignment: finding and returning a young American woman living... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 17.00
An intimate early novel from James A. Michener, now remembered as the beloved master of the historical epic, The Fires of Spring unfolds with the bittersweet drama of a boy?s perilous journey into manhood. David Harper is an orphan, seemingly doomed to loneliness and poverty. As an adolescent con artist and petty thief, David spends his days grifting... more...