Cost to see the Beatles during their first North American tour in Vancouver, Canada on August 22, 1964: $3.50.
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Albrechtsen and Solanke have compiled what should have been a gloriously illustrated volume on the 20th century history of scarves.
While savoring the chow and swilling the wine at the latest of the many, many swank Manhattan literary soirees to which he is inevitably invited, all eyes are suddenly on the reader when he is aske
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Quick now: What exactly is civilization?
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There are some books that one needs to buy the new edition of every year. The Gambero Rosso Italian Wines series is one of those sets.
When Professor X decides to enter into the great American dream of home ownership, he, in possession of a MFA, turns to part-time work as an adjunct professor at two community colleges to help make
Mr. Walford affords the reader great insight with regard to one of the most highly influential fashion decades of the past century.
From the photo on the cover—(taken by his father Joe with a 616 Kodak box camera) of young Davis hugging a teddy bear—to the strings of hilarious and touching stories, Donald Davis takes us on a jo
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In 1970, a young boy rifled through a large trash container in Springfield, Missouri. He reached in his hand and pulled out a handmade album knit together with fabric and leather.
If you or family members are contemplating a trip to Mexico you may want to rethink your plans.
The title and cover suggest that this book is a nonfiction tale of foul play, science, and medicine.
“What are you doing without your scarf?”
“Where are you coming from?” the Talib shouted. “Who is your mabram? Where is he? Show him to me.”
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". . . affords the reader an opportunity to better know and understand their parents . . ."