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Dec.31.2011
In Tapped Out, Polly chronicles his grueling yet redeeming two-year journey through the often misunderstood sport of mixed martial arts (MMA). From Thailand to Russia, Manhattan to Las Vegas, Polly studied wiwth the best trainers across the globe, concluding with a six-month fight camp at Randy...
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Mar.11.2010
The innovative recording engineer who recorded the Beatles's greatest albums and singles reveals for the first time the extraordinary inside story of how the Fab Four created their best-loved songs In 1962, at the age of fifteen, Geoff Emerick landed his dream job as an assistant recording engineer...
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Aug.25.2009
A young American artist, Marjorie “Midge” Price, abandons the comfort of her Chicago suburb and travels alone to France to paint. Once in Paris and dazzled by everything French, Midge falls in love and marries Yves, a handsome and exciting French painter. But her romantic adventure takes on a...
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Aug.06.2009
A guidebook to seducing, satisfying, and loving the only man you’ll ever need In an act of generosity, Adrian Colesberry has written an exquisitely detailed guidebook to ensure that every reader knows precisely how to please him—in bed and beyond. Brimming with self-indulgent and incredibly bawdy...
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Jun.24.2009
This funny and idiosyncratic Japanese-fast-food memoir and quasi-spiritual autobiography from NPR commentator Raskin contains at its core, despite its oddball title, a deeply human story. The author grew up on Long Island and attended Wharton business school after college, which led to an...
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May.13.2009
From the coauthor of the million-copy bestseller The Last Lecture comes a moving tribute to female friendships, with the inspiring story of eleven girls and the ten women they became. Meet the Ames Girls: eleven childhood friends who formed a special bond growing up in Ames, Iowa. As young women,...
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Mar.21.2008
In The House of Mondavi: The Rise and Fall of an American Wine Dynasty, veteran Wall Street Journal writer Julia Flynn Siler chronicles the turbulence that has roiled four generations of Mondavis and the business they built into an empire. Drawing on meticulous research and hundreds of interviews...
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Jan.10.2008
For years, in the shadowy reaches of the world of sport, there were rumors that some of our nation's greatest athletes were using steroids, human growth hormone, and other drugs to run faster, jump higher, and hit harder. But as track stars like Marion Jones blazed their way to Olympic medals and...
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Dec.31.2007
Edited by Roxanne J. Coady & Joy Johannessen   About the Anthology Through reading we can live lives that are completely different from our own, experience foreign worlds that we would otherwise know nothing about, learn to understand others and develop compassion for their situations and...