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Our Famous Women, An Authorized Record of the Lives and Deeds of Distinguished American Women of Our Times …

Harriet Beecher Stowe, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, and Julia Ward Howe are among the authors of these biographical sketches of women of the 19th century.

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The Famous, the Familiar and the Forgotten, 350 Notable Newarkers

The book that brings America’s gateway city to life. Newark, New Jersey, is not only one of the oldest cities in the country but also a place that notable Americans from all walks of life have called home. Among the famous are Thomas Edison, Aaron Burr, Sarah Vaughan, Whitney Houston, Jerome Kern, Shaquille O’Neal, Queen…

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Celebrity Biographies – The Amazing Life Of Ryan Gosling – Famous Actors,

Ever wondered how Ryan Gosling rose to stardom? One of Hollywood’s newest heartthrobs, Ryan Gosling has become somewhat of a mythological figure in the film industry, charming women and making men jealous with his rugged good looks and disarming and apathetic personality. Although the film star has recently struck box office gold with a string…

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Flash: The Making of Weegee the Famous

The first comprehensive biography of Weegee—photographer, “psychic,” ultimate New Yorker—from Christopher Bonanos, author of Instant: The Story of Polaroid. Arthur Fellig’s ability to arrive at a crime scene just as the cops did was so uncanny that he renamed himself “Weegee,” claiming that he functioned as a human Ouija board. Weegee documented better than any…

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Famous Men of Science

Famous Men of Science

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My Brother’s Famous Bottom Takes Off!

5 . . . 4 . . . 3 . . . 2 . . . 1 . . . Lift Off! My brother’s famous bottom is going into space! Well, a video of it, anyway. And the best news is that the whole family gets to go to America to see the launch! We’re…

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The Opera, Comprising the Romantic Legends, Stories and Plots of Famous Operas; and Biographies of the Composers

The Opera

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Somebody on This Bus Is Going to Be Famous

Who’s it going to be? Spencer’s the smart kid. Shelly’s the diva. Miranda’s the scaredy-cat. Matthew’s just average (so far). In fact, there’s nothing about any of the nine middle-schoolers on Mrs. B’s bus route that screams “fame.” But before the end of the year, somebody on this bus is going to be famous. Every…

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Famous Last Words

In Famous Last Words by Jennifer Salvato Doktorski, sixteen-year-old Samantha D’Angelo has death on the brain. Her summer internship at the local newspaper has her writing obituaries instead of soaking up the sun at the beach. Between Shelby, Sam’s boy-crazy best friend; her boss Harry, a true-blue newspaper man; and AJ, her fellow “intern scum”…

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Famous Americans

Hilarious, eclectic & bizarre, this collection takes the reader on a rollercoaster ride through the absurdities of American pop culture.