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Soul Would Have No Rainbow If the Eyes Had No Tears and Other Native American PR
Soul Would Have No Rainbow If the Eyes Had No Tears and Other Native American PR
by Guy A Zona
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andlt;Bandgt;Guy A. Zonaandlt;/Bandgt; lives in Clearwater, Florida.... (read more)

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Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (Bartlett's Familiar Quotations)
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations (Bartlett's Familiar Quotations)
by John Bartlett
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First published in 1855, BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS has been completely updated and revised for the seventeenth edition by Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Justin Kaplan. This 17th edition, under Kaplan's splendid direction, contains over 20,000... (read more)

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The Wit and Wisdom of Star Trek
The Wit and Wisdom of Star Trek
by Robb Pearlman
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The ultimate gift book for Trekkies, featuring classic quotes and photos from fan-loved moments, tidbits of behind-the-scenes trivia, and personal recollections from the cast and crew of Star Trek The Original Series. The Wit and Wisdom of Star Trek... (read more)

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Book of African-American Quotations (Dover Thrift Editions)
Book of African-American Quotations (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Joslyn Pine
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"In America, black is a country," declared Amiri Baraka, who insisted that the lives and destinies of the nation's white and black citizens are inseparably intertwined. His statement, like many others in this compilation of quotations, reflects the black... (read more)

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Darwin on Evolution: Words of Wisdom from the Father of Evolution
Darwin on Evolution: Words of Wisdom from the Father of Evolution
by Charles Darwin
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The father of evolution imbibed history with his controversial book On the Origin of Species. As a young scientist studying natural history, Charles Darwin set out on the HMS Beagle for a five-year voyage that would bring him in contact with animal... (read more)

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The Yale Book of Quotations
The Yale Book of Quotations
by Fred R. (edt) Shapiro
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Browsing in The Yale Book of Quotations: and#160; "Today I consider myself to be the luckiest man on the face of the earth." Lou Gehrig and#160; "Live fast, die young, and leave a good-looking corpse." Willard Motley and#160; "Whatever does not kill me... (read more)

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The 2,548 Wittiest Things Anybody Ever Said
The 2,548 Wittiest Things Anybody Ever Said
by Robert Byrne
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andlt;Bandgt;A fresh selection of sharp, witty zingers gathered from both famous and utterly unknown (but very quotable) sources, by the editor of the popular andlt;Iandgt;The 2,548 Best Things Anybody Ever Saidandlt;/Iandgt;andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt... (read more)

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Calm
Calm
by Summersdale Pub Ltd (cor)
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"To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders."  —Lao... (read more)

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1001 Smartest Things Ever Said
1001 Smartest Things Ever Said
by Steven Price
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"This is a book full of smart things that I'm sure I'll keep handy in the coming months and years." --Tavis Smiley, National Public Radio... (read more)

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Oxymoronica: Paradoxical Wit and Wisdom from History's Greatest Wordsmiths
Oxymoronica: Paradoxical Wit and Wisdom from History's Greatest Wordsmiths
by Mardy Grothe
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ox-y-mor-on-i-ca (OK-see-mor-ON-uh-kuh) noun: Any variety of self-contradictory statements or observations that on the surface appear false or illogical, but at a deeper level are profoundly true. For more than a decade Dr. Mardy Grothe has delighted... (read more)

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Paddle Against the Flow: Lessons on Life from Doers, Creators, and Cultural Rebels
Paddle Against the Flow: Lessons on Life from Doers, Creators, and Cultural Rebels
by Huck Magazine (cor)
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Nas on language, Cat Power on looking inward, Spike Jonze on loving what you do, and Kim Gordon on feeling the flow. These are just a few of the indie stars and surprising insights collected in this gorgeous book by Huck magazine. Since launching in 2006,... (read more)

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To Quote a Queer: A Compendium of Wit, Wisdom, and Devastating Remarks
To Quote a Queer: A Compendium of Wit, Wisdom, and Devastating Remarks
by John Lessard
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We’re here! We’re queer! And we’re hilarious!   Not to mention clever, eloquent, bitchy, poetic, luminous, and dead-on brilliant! To Quote a Queer features more than 2,000 quotations from the LGBT community and icons of queer... (read more)

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The Quotable Hitchens: From Alcohol to Zionism: The Very Best of Christopher Hitchens
The Quotable Hitchens: From Alcohol to Zionism: The Very Best of Christopher Hitchens
by Christopher Hitchens
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Over the past few decades, the bestselling author of Hitch-22 has crisscrossed the globe debating religious scholars, Catholic clergy, rabbis, and devout Christians on the existence of God--appearances that have attracted thousands of people on both... (read more)

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A Dictionary of American Proverbs
A Dictionary of American Proverbs
by Wolfgang Mieder
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Fifteen thousand proverbs and their variants (in actual use in American speech) are presented here--gleaned from the 150,000 citation slips collected during 40 years of field research in the contiguous US and parts of Canada. Unique in that it is... (read more)

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Jack London on Adventure: Words of Wisdom from an Expert Adventurer
Jack London on Adventure: Words of Wisdom from an Expert Adventurer
by Jack London
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Jack London was a writer, but more than that, he was an adventurer who wrote about his adventures. Growing up working class in San Francisco, London diligently scrounged out a life riding trains, pirating oysters, working on a sealing ship, and working... (read more)

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Butter My Butt and Call Me a Biscuit: And Other Country Sayings, Say-SOS, Hoots, and Hollers
Butter My Butt and Call Me a Biscuit: And Other Country Sayings, Say-SOS, Hoots, and Hollers
by Allan Zullo
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Over 100 delicious slow-cook recipes with flavors of the West, highlighting the savory flavors created by slow cooking and offers tips for pantry stocking and mastering each cooking method.... (read more)

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Quotations of John F. Kennedy
Quotations of John F. Kennedy
by John F. Kennedy
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A collection of quotations by John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States.... (read more)

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Quotations from the Heart
Quotations from the Heart
by Bill Halamandaris
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1,000 quotations that speak to the heart of what we do, who we are, and what we hope to be. They are cliff notes for life: from Adversity ("There is no education like adversity," Benjamin Disraeli.) to Wealth ("The gods are those who either have money or... (read more)

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The Quotable Actor: 1001 Pearls of Wisdom from Actors Talking about Acting
The Quotable Actor: 1001 Pearls of Wisdom from Actors Talking about Acting
by Damon Dimarco
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"An entertaining and informative read recommended for theater and movie fans everywhere and a must read for starstruck aspiring thespians."  —The Bloomsbury... (read more)

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Roman Antiquities: Volume I. Books 1-2
Roman Antiquities: Volume I. Books 1-2
by Of Halicarna Dionysius Of Halicarnassus
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The main aim of Dionysius of Halicarnassus' Roman Antiquities, which began to appear in 7 BCE, was to reconcile Greeks to Roman rule. Of the twenty books (from the earliest times to 264 BCE) we have the first nine complete; most of 10 and 11; extracts... (read more)

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