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- F+W Media 2011; US$ 24.99
The sensuality and glamour epitomized by Marilyn Monroe are immortalized in the pages of this book. More than 200 of Marilyn's most beautiful and memorable magazine cover appearances and showcased in full color, and are highlighted by life-revealing quotes, anecdotes and collectible values. Marilyn's persona, spirit and unrivaled allure are captured... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 24.95
Though her life was short, Marilyn Monroe's legacy lives on. Millions of items chronicle the amazing life and career of America's best-known blonde. Now, Marilyn enthusiasts can learn what is highly collectible, and also what those items may be worth. This comprehensive price and identification guide to Marilyn Monroe memorabilia offers up-to-date... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 16.00
The Soul of a New Machine , House , Among Schoolchildren , and Home Town . He has been described by the Baltimore Sun as the ?master of the non-fiction narrative.? This powerful and inspiring new book shows how one person can make a difference, as Kidder tells the true story of a gifted man who is in love with the world and has set out... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2005; US$ 13.95
My Detachment is a war story like none you have ever read before, an unromanticized portrait of a young man coming of age in the controversial war that defined a generation. In an astonishingly honest, comic, and moving account of his tour of duty in Vietnam, master storyteller Tracy Kidder writes for the first time about himself. This extraordinary... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00
BONUS: This edition contains a Strength in What Remains discussion guide. In Strength in What Remains , Tracy Kidder gives us the story of one man?s inspiring American journey and of the ordinary people who helped him, providing brilliant testament to the power of second chances. Deo arrives in the United States from Burundi in search of a new... more...
- Profile Books 2011; US$ 13.31
Profound and powerful, Mountains Beyond Mountains takes us from Harvard to Haiti, Peru, Cuba and Russia, as the charismatic but flawed genius Dr Paul Farmer challenges widely-held preconceptions about poverty and healthcare. As a medical student, Farmer found his life's calling: to cure infectious diseases and to bring the lifesaving tools... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2011; Not Available
Computers have changed since 1981, when Tracy Kidder memorably recorded the drama, comedy, and excitement of one companys efforts to bring a new microcomputer to market. What has not changed is the feverish pace of the high-tech industry, the go-for-broke approach to business that has caused so many computer companies to win big (or go belly up),... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 25.95
In this splendid book, one of America's masters of nonfiction takes us home--into Hometown, U.S.A., the town of Northampton, Massachusetts, and into the extraordinary, and the ordinary, lives that people live there. As Tracy Kidder reveals how, beneath its amiable surface, a small town is a place of startling complexity, he also explores what it takes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 32.95
Providing a concise and accessible introduction to the work of the celebrated twentieth century German philosopher, Hans-Georg Gadamer, this book focuses on the aspects of Gadamer?s philosophy that have been the most influential among architects, educators in architecture, and architectural theorists. Gadamer?s philosophy of art gives a special... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1989; US$ 15.99
Mrs. Zajac is feisty, funny, and tough. She likes to call herself an "old-lady schoolteacher." (She is thirty-four.) Around Kelly School, she is famous for her discipline: "She is mean, bro," says one of her students. But children love her. And so will the reader of this extraordinarily moving book by the author of House and The Soul of... more...