Standing the gaff the life and hard times of

Standing the gaff: the life and hard times of a minor league

"standing the gaff" meant surviving the wrath of players--and of fans, who hurled insults and pop bottles...gerlach tells more about steamboat's life...until now, "standing the gaff," originally published...

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Alban berg, master of the smallest link

In addition to adorno's personal account of of the life and musical works of his mentor, friend, and composition teacher, the book explores the historical and cultural significance of berg's music, its...

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Early farm life

the hardships and the joys of the people who built this land are portrayed on every page of the early settler life series...this popular collection of books is used in schools and public libraries across...

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A kettle of vultures:... left beak marks on my forehead

Following their customary bear hugs, iris' eccentric family launches into the inquisition, the visual and vocal assessment of iris' physical appearance...will iris survive the onslaught by the vulturous...

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Baseball's greatest quotations: an illustrated treasury of

Dickson skillfully selects and annotates each remark, presenting the good, the bad, and the ugly of baseball lore...in this treasury of more than quotations, noted baseball writer and observer paul dickson...

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Words of my roaring

the novel recreates a neighborhood in san bruno and connects it to san francisco and the larger stage of the war...publisher: university of california press, set in a small town south of san francisco...

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Teachings of lao-tzu

According to the teachings, wisdom is attained through understanding the way the universe works...these ideas inform not only taoism but are also an important part of buddhist and confucian philosophy...

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Land-use controls: cases and materials, second edition

Publisher: aspen publishers, this highly respected casebook captures the dynamism of current practice to give your students an engrossing portrait of the process, the players, and the consequences of land...

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The real wizard of oz: the life and times of l. frank baum

Baum's life story, like the fictional world he created, is uniquely american, rooted in the transforming historical changes of his times...barnum ruled the minds of small towns and his traveling circus...

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Rin tin tin: the life and legend of the world's most famous

It spans ninety years and explores everything from the shift in status of dogs from working farmhands to beloved family members, from the birth of obedience training to the evolution of dog breeding, from...

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The society

Competent, cold, and cruelly efficient, he's the best operative the society has, a legend among the psions who fight a shadow war against an enemy that owns the courts, the press, and the police...

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The aviator

Based on the life and times of howard hughes, the aviator tells the story of aviation pioneer hughes (leonardo dicaprio), the eccentric billionaire industrialist and hollywood film mogul famous for romancing...

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The hustons, updated edition: the life and times of a

This updated edition covers anjelica's stormy relationship with jack nicholson, her liberating marriage to artist robert graham, the exploits of her brothers tony and danny, the mysterious silence of maricela...

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A girl among the anarchists

Young isabel's description of her upbringing echoes the eccentricities of the rosetti household...isolated, restless, she feels a strong desire to "free" herself from "all the ideas, customs, and prejudices"...

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Jane austen's world: the life and times of england's most

the wit and romance of her writing captivate television and cinema audiences worldwide, while boosting the readership of the novels themselves...elsewhere, the french revolution and the napoleonic wars...

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I didn't sign up for this!: navigating life's detours

"i didn't sign up for this: navigating life's detours" offers insights from the life and times of the prophet elijah to encourage readers who have suddenly veered off the road into a wilderness experience...

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Debt free for life: the finish rich plan for financial

Isbn: , sku: , author: bach, david, publisher: doubleday canada, the #1 bestselling author presents his most important book since the automatic millionaire and gives canadians the knowledge, the tools...

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Mind and social practice

the book is arranged chronologically and includes five section introductions by the editors, placing scribner's work in the context of her life, her commitments, and the political and intellectual events...

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Texas, her texas: the life and times of frances goff

anderson cancer center; and as director of the bluebonnet girls state program of the american legion auxilliary...publisher: texas state historical association, texas, her texas is the fascinating story...

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Jesus goes to the synagogue

Together the people recite the shema; prayers are said; passages are read from the prophets, the psalms, and the law; the rabbi explains to the people the meaning of some of the things that have been read...

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The power of a praying woman: prayer and study guide

All women seeking the abundance of a committed prayer life will welcome this ideal complement to the book that inspired millions to experience the power of prayer...following the outline of the book, this...

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Vienna voices: a traveler listens to the city of dreams

there is the city of legendary charm and reverence for the arts, the city of mozart, schubert, klimt and freud; there is also its darker character, hedonistic and intolerant...isbn: , sku: , author: weinberger...

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Memoir of a good death

This unheralded reconnection forms the nexus of the novel...through it the reader is invited into the intricacies of grieving and the irreducible nature of mother-daughter love...

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On the pig's back

Bolton during the great war and the depression is then vividly evoked in a series of portraits: domestic life in a coalmining family; the author's career at catholic elementary school; the raucous street...

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Experiments against reality: the fate of culture in the

Kimball one of the most trenchant critics of our contemporary culture...finally he steps back to consider more generally the career of contemporary culture--the trivializing nature of the contemporary...

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The insanity of god: a true story of faith resurrected

the gripping, narrative account of a personal pilgrimage into some of the toughest places on earth, combined with sobering and insightful stories of the remarkable people of faith nik and ruth encountered...

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Story of a friendship: the letters of dmitry shostakovich to

the book recounts some of the most pivotal episodes of shostakovich's life, including the long withdrawal of the symphony no...in his account of those years, glikman relates personal details of the composer's...

18 €

Seed's sketchy relationship theories - a guide to the perils

the message is positive and simple: take stock of your life and start living...seed's sketchy relationship theories - a guide to the perils of dating is a funny, raw, passionate, original and somewhat...

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