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Travel books

Recollections of Travel in New Zealand and Australia

Early traveller reflects on empire, conquests of British race.

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Novels

Stand Your Ground, A Novel

Janice Johnson’s 16-year-old son was murdered and the shooter hasn’t been arrested. Shelly Vance’s husband is facing murder charges for shooting a teenager who he says attacked him in a parking lot. This tragedy is magnified by the racial divide it has created. She wants to stand by her man, but she’s keeping a secret…

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Novels

The Nightingale, A Novel

A #1 New York Times bestseller, Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year, and soon to be a major motion picture, this unforgettable novel of love and strength in the face of war has enthralled a generation. With courage, grace, and powerful insight, bestselling author Kristin Hannah captures the epic panorama of World War…

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Novels

Hidden, A Novel

“Small-town Connecticut art teacher Ellie James finds the intense connection she’s longing for when she meets Will Hastings, a seductive Englishman with an alluring darkness. But just days later, her sister and grandmother are murdered and she must confront the unthinkable: is Will a man she can trust, a killer―or both? After surviving a near-fatal…

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Novels

Limbo, A Novel

A moving but unsentimental examination of one woman’s life as she navigates life after war It’s Christmas Eve and twenty-seven-year-old Manuela Paris is returning home to a seaside town outside Rome. Years ago, she left to become a soldier. Then, Manuela was fleeing an unhappy, rebellious adolescence; with anger, determination, and sacrifice she painstakingly built…

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Celebrity books

The works of the highly experienced and famous chymist, John Rudolph Glauber

The works of the highly experienced and famous chymist, John Rudolph Glauber: containing great variety of choice secrets in medicine and alchymy, in the working of metallick mines, and the separation of metals. Also various cheap and easie ways of making salt-petre, and improving barren-land and the fruits of the earth. Together with many other…

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Sports books

The Science Behind Swimming, Diving and Other Water Sports

The Science Behind Swimming, Diving and Other Water Sports

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Sports books

Sports Biomechanics, The Basics: Optimising Human Performance

Human beings are the ‘all-rounders’ of the natural world – while they aren’t naturally the quickest, biggest or strongest creatures, they can achieve more amazing physical feats than any other animal. Nowhere is this ability more pronounced than in sporting performance, the ideal area for studying the mechanics of a human – our biomechanics. But…

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Sports books

Communication and Sport, Surveying the Field

Communication and Sport: Surveying the Field, Third Edition examines a wide array of topics necessary to understand sports media, rhetoric, culture, and organizations from micro- to macro-level issues. All levels of sports are addressed through varied lenses such as mythology, community, and identity. The Third Edition is newly expanded to incorporate the latest topics and…

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Sports books

The Business of Sports, Off the Field, in the Office, on the News

The Business of Sports provides a comprehensive foundation of the economic, organizational, legal and political components of the sports industry. Geared for journalism, communication and business students, but also an excellent resource for those working in sports, this text introduces readers to the ever-increasing complexity of an industry that is in constant flux. Now in…