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By Ted Barris. 2014
On the night of March 24, 1944, eighty airmen crawled through a 400-foot-long tunnel, code-named "Harry," and dashed from Stalag… Luft III, the infamous WWII German POW camp. It became known as The Great Escape. The breakout had taken a year to plan, involved 2,000 POWs, and prompted a massive manhunt across occupied Europe. All but three escapees were recaptured, and on Hitler’s orders, fifty were murdered. The author recounts this battle of wits and determination through the voices of those involved, assembles original interviews, memoirs, letters and diaries to reconstruct the Great Escape’s untold story. Bestseller. 2014.
By Denise Kiernan. 2013
At the height of World War II, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was home to 75,000 residents. But to most of the… world, the town did not exist. Thousands of civilians—many of them young women from small towns across the South—were recruited to this secret city, enticed by solid wages and the promise of war-ending work. Kept very much in the dark, few would ever guess the true nature of the tasks they performed each day in the hulking factories in the middle of the Appalachian Mountains. That is, until the end of the war—when Oak Ridge’s fateful secret was revealed. Bestseller. 2013.
By Helen Humphreys. 2017
Delving deep into the storied past of the apple in North America, Humphreys explores the intricate link between agriculture, settlement,… and human relationships. She brings light to such varied topics as how the apple first came across the Atlantic Ocean with a relatively unknown Quaker woman long before the more famed “Johnny Appleseed”; how bountiful Indigenous orchards were targeted to be taken over or eradicated by white settlers and their armies; how the once-17,000 varietals of apple cultivated were catalogued by watercolour artists from the United States’ Department of Pomology; how apples wove into the life and poetry of Robert Frost; and how Humphreys’ own curiosity was piqued by the Winter Pear Pearmain, believed to be the world’s best tasting apple, which she found growing beside an abandoned cottage not far from her home. 2017.
By Judith S Wallerstein. 1995
The authors of "Second Chances", which is about divorce, look at fifty continuing marriages. Their subjects have been married at… least nine years, have children, and are mostly white and well-educated. Interview excerpts illustrate what the authors consider the four types of marriage and the nine psychological tasks involved in success. Bestseller. 1995.
By Bill Bridges. 1981
By Rick Gallop. 2006
Offers two hundred nutritious, low-G.I. recipes for breakfasts, lunches, snacks, appetizers, dinners and desserts. There are simple-to-prepare dishes for weekday… meals, simmers and roasts for leisurely weekends, and elegant fare for entertaining friends. Includes recipes for Crunchy Granola, Creamy Seafood Chowder, Spinach-stuffed Chicken Breasts and Chocolate Cake with Ganache Icing. 2006.
By Declan Hill. 2010
By Betty Friedan. 1993
Three decades after "The feminine mystique" changed the public's views on women, Friedan takes a similar approach to aging. She… makes an appeal for the idea that aging does not have to become a state of decline, rather that it is possible to continue to change and to grow as a person at any age. 1993.
By Joan Frances Casey, Lynn I Wilson. 1991
In 1981, therapist Lynn Wilson diagnosed Joan Casey as having a multiple personality disorder. Joan's story, interspersed with the therapist's… notes, describes the abuse she suffered as a child as well as Lynn Wilson's unorthodox 4-year treatment of the disorder. Violence and explicit descriptions of sex. c1991.
By Barbara Wertheim Tuchman. 1988
Looks at the American Revolution from the British point of view. Examines how Britain's relations with rival sea powers influenced… the course of events that allowed the colonies to defeat Britain. c1988.
By H. W Brands. 2000
Biography of one of America's founding fathers, incorporating correspondence and anecdotes of his contemporaries. Franklin was heralded as a leading… inventor and scientist, author, and diplomat as well as a bon vivant. In exploring Franklin's conversion from British loyalist to revolutionary, Brands seeks out the genius behind the man. 2000.
By Good Housekeeping Institute (Great Britain) Staff. 2006
This book contains over 120 recipes and is divided into chapters including Stocking the Storecupboard, Cooking for One or Two,… Cooking with Children, Quick Weekday Meals, Weekend Recipes and Cooking Family Meals for Special Occasions. Recipes range from the simple, such as pork and noodle stir fry, to encourage non-cooks into the kitchen, to Thai chicken curry and Moroccan spice poussin for the more experienced cook. At the beginning of each chapter there is helpful and practical advice about where to buy key ingredients, how to plan your meals in advance and build up a collection of recipes that you can have on standby whatever the occasion. 2006.
By Georgia Witkin. 2000
Explains how women experience stress differently from men and provides techniques and problem-solving skills to reduce it. Includes examples of… dealing with family life (including teenagers and mates), common work problems, sexual difficulties, and aging - along with other unavoidable everyday tensions. 2000.
By Jazz Smollett-Warwell, Jake Smollett, Jussie Smollett, Jurnee Smollet-Bell. 2018
Growing up, Hollywood's Smollett siblings car-tripped between America's coasts thirteen times. With each new home, their mother would transform a… long piece of butcher block into a smooth varnished table. That table would become the heart of the Smollett clan, where they gathered each night. Filled with personal stories and over 125 recipes, this book will bring you and your family to the dinner table. 2018.
By Stella Bowling, British Diabetic Association Staff. 2001
This diabetic cookbook contains over 200 specially created recipes which provide healthy, balanced meals. Each recipe lists calories per serving,… fat, protein and carbohydrate content. The book also contains a section on diabetes and a healthy lifestyle. 2001.
By Johanna Burkhard. 1997
By Susan P Halpern. 2004
A cancer survivor and psychotherapist addresses how individuals can best respond with sensitivity and compassion to a sick friend or… relative. Demonstrates making a potentially awkward situation more comfortable through effective speech and behaviour. Includes suggestions for talking to children about illness. 2004.
By Jon Gordon, Kenneth H Blanchard. 2009
Gordon takes listeners on an enlightening journey revealing 10 secrets for approaching life and work with the kind of positive,… forward thinking that leads to true accomplishment. Drawing upon his experience and work with thousands of individuals, Gordon infuses this engaging story with keen insights, actionable strategies and a big dose of positive infectious energy. 2009.
By Edward Espe Brown. 2009
This compilation of Edward Brown's previous books emphasises his Zen approach to cooking. Focusing on fresh, seasonal ingredients and whole… foods, the recipes include soups, salads, sauces, spreads, entrees, desserts, pastries and breads. 2009.
By Suze Orman. 1999
Author of "The Nine Steps to Financial Freedom" presents a plan for achieving monetary and spiritual well-being. Describes courage as… faith, determination, a sense of self-worth, and the vision to create a rich and abundant life. Explores the value of money, the rewards wealth bestows, and the responsibilities it confers. Bestseller. 1999.