Patrick Henry wasn't particularly well spoken. As a lawyer, he mumbled through some of his early cases. But when the issue was freedom, Patrick Henry was transformed into a natural orator. Jean Fritz makes history come alive as she chronicles the life of a man who moved a nation...
John Henry 'Doc' Holliday was a man of education and refinement who went west after contracting tuberculosis both hoping to find a cure in the prairie air and perhaps escaping his stolid homelife for the more adventurous frontier...
In Barron's top-selling "The Potty Book for Boys," renowned children's author Alyssa Satin Capucilli introduced us to Henry as he graduated from diapers to potty. Now, Capucilli returns with a new adventure for Henry; he's getting a new brother or sister Having a new baby in the house brings about a..
This volume profiles each of Henry VIII's six wives, describing their backgrounds, personalities, relationship to the king, and ultimate demise, and shows how each reflected the perceptions of women and marriage at the time...
Henry Willson was one of the quintessential power brokers in Hollywood during the late 1940s and 1950s when he launched the careers of Rock Hudson, Lana Turner, Tab Hunter, Natalie Wood, and many others. He was also a true casting couch agent, brokering sex for opportunity on the silver screen. Whil..
"One day I blew my nose and half my brains came out."Los Angeles, 1976. David Bowie is holed up in his Bel-Air mansion, drifting into drug-induced paranoia and confusion. Obsessed with black magic and the Holy Grail, he's built an altar in the living room and keeps his fingernail clippings in the fr..
(Book). First-ever look at the intertwining, outrageous lives of three rock legends. When Lou Reed and Iggy Pop first met David Bowie in the fall of 1971, Bowie was just another English musician passing through New York City. Lou was still recovering from the collapse of the Velvet Underground, and ..
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, the "Prince of Preachers," composed and polished The Treasury of David over the span of nearly half his ministry. This incomparable commentary and omnibus on the Psalms has been prized by Christians ever since. Spurgeon'''s own commentary on every verse of the Psalms is extr..
This book is the original autobiographical work by Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company. In this book, Ford details how he got into business, the strategies that he used to become a wealthy and successful businessman, and what others can do by learning from the examples he has outlined. Thi..
This book is HUGE 8.5 X 11 Binding as big as a phone book containing 2 complete books, major articles, and a memorial pictorial of the man who for nearly two decades was the author of Temple at the Center of Time, Cydonia: The Secret Chronicles of Mars, and numerous other works, publishing original..
David Foster Wallace was at the center of late-20th-century American literature, Bryan A. Garner at that of legal scholarship and lexicography. It was language that drew them together. The wide-ranging interview reproduced here memorializes 67 minutes of their second and final evening together, in F..
Peter Ackroyd, one of Britain's most acclaimed writers, brings the age of the Tudors to vivid life in this monumental book. "Tudors "is the story of Henry VIII's relentless pursuit of both the perfect wife and the perfect heir; of how the brief reign of the teenage king, Edward VI, gave way to the v..
David was a man after God's own heart . . . What does it mean to be someone "after God's own heart?" David, Old Testament Shepherd, king, and psalmist, offers an answer in the shape of his own life. In many ways he was a most extraordinary man―intelligent, handsome, abundantly gifted as a poet, musi..
DISCOVER THE SERIES BOYS AND GIRLS AROUND THE WORLD LOVE TO READ Horrid Henry reads Perfect Peter's diary and improves it; goes shopping with Mom and tries to make her buy him some really nice new sneakers; is horrified when his old enemy Bossy Bill turns up at school; and tries, by any means, to w..
Horrid Henry invents a time machine and promises to send his brother, Perfect Peter, to the future (as soon as Peter puts on one of Mom's dresses). But when Peter gets there, it isn't exactly what he had in mind. In fact, everything looks kind of the same... plus three more out-of-this-world funny s..
DISCOVER THE SERIES BOYS AND GIRLS AROUND THE WORLD LOVE TO READ Horrid Henry encounters the worst babysitter in the world; traumatizes his parents on a long car trip; goes trick-or-treating at Halloween (with disastrous results); and emerges victorious from a raid on Moody Margaret's Secret Club. ..
When Perfect Peter's tooth falls out, Henry gets a great idea. He will steal the toth and put it under his own pillow so that the Tooth Fairy gives him the reward instead of Peter. Will the Tooth Fairy fall for it? Plus three other stories so funny they are sure to make your teeth fall out. (Okay, n..
Henry is up to his usual mischief: annoying his younger brother, ruining Moody Margaret's sleepover, and irritating his teacher, Mrs. Battleaxe-not to mention trying to manipulate his family into seeing his favorite band-the Killer Boy Rats. "Kids will love reading the laugh-out-loud funny stories a..
You won't believe what HORRID Henry will do next Henry will do anything to win the grand prize at this year's talent show...even wake the dead Plus three other stories that will leave you screaming for more. If you read this book, you'll laugh so hard MILK MIGHT COME OUT OF YOUR NOSE (Find out w..
You Won't Believe What Horrid Henry Will Do Next Henry knows that a class sleepover at a museum can only be on thing--boring So he's invited a few party crashers to liven things up...Zombie Vampires Plus three other stories that will leave you screaming for more If you read this book, you'll la..
Four brand new stories in which Horrid Henry helps himself to all the money he needs to win his favorite board game, comes up with another spectacular money-making scheme for launching a newspaper with all the school gossip, vows vengeance on Perfect Peter when Peter steals his birthday party theme ..
Sixty years ago, legendary author Marguerite Henry introduced Misty and all the ponies of Chincoteague Island to boys and girls around the world. Today "Misty of Chincoteague" and all of Marguerite Henry's stories are considered some of the greatest horse tales ever told. In honor of this, Aladdin i..
David A. Carter's zany bugs are here to help guide children through their nightly routines. The Bubbly Bugs are taking their baths, the Lullabug is reading a bedtime story, and the Twinkle Bug is shinging bright to grant the wish you wish tonight This interactive Bugs mini is sure to become a bedti..
His secret is his downfall. A riveting, first-person tale in the tradition of "Go Ask Alice "and "Lucy in the Sky." The author of this fictional diary began writing for a class assignment, but soon it became much more to him. As the star player of his high school football team, he faces a lot of pre..
From the acclaimed popular historian Richard Snow, who "writes with verve and a keen eye" ("The New York Times Book Review"), comes a fresh and entertaining account of Henry Ford and his invention of the Model T--the ugly, cranky, invincible machine that defined twentieth-century America. Every cent..
A horse lover's dream come true, this exclusive collection of the complete Marguerite Henry catalog of beloved stories includes two Newbery Honorees and a Newbery Medalist. Marguerite Henry's detail-rich horse stories have been revered classics for years, and now all sixteen are available in one col..
David Fincher (b. 1962) did not go to film school and hates being defined as an auteur. He prefers to see himself as a craftsman, dutifully going about the art and business of making film. Trouble is, it's hard to be self-effacing when you are the director responsible for "Se7en, Fight Club," and "T..
Roy Henry Vickers is known around the world for his unique artistic style marked by clean lines, vivid colours and natural themes drawn from the rugged beauty of the west coast of British Columbia. Influenced by his Tsimshian, Haida, Heiltsuk and British heritage, Vickers unites the stylized forms o..
Larry David, the man behind two of the most successful and critically acclaimed sitcoms in television history, is the focus of this biography. This unofficial guide follows the career that has accorded him status as a comic genius and garnered a fanatical following-from his early exploits as a stand..
A Narrative of the Life of David Crockett of the State of Tennessee. Written in 1834, this autobiography is like a tall tale of the life of a frontiersman, and established Davy Crockett as a larger-than-life American hero...
In this true story of adventure, Jack Nisbet re-creates the life and times of David Thompson--surveyor, mapmaker, and fur trader. As Nisbet tracks the explorer's trail across the modern landscape, he interweaves his own observations with Thompson's historical writings. The result is a fascinating st..
Utterly unknown during his lifetime, Henry Darger led a quiet, secluded existence as a janitor on Chicago's North Side. When he died, his landlord discovered a treasure trove of more than three hundred canvases and more than 30,000 manuscript pages depicting a rich, shocking fantasy world--many feat..
Where do our journeys take us? What do we leave behind? What do we carry with us? How do we find our way? You are invited to consider a more graceful way of traveling through life. With arresting clarity, "Journeys of Simplicity" offers vignettes of forty travelers and the few, ordinary things they ..
"With Notes from the World's Best-Loved Commentary"For 300 years, believers have turned to Matthew Henry's timeless commentary for clear, concise help in understanding the Bible and relating its wisdom to practical Christian living. His unrivaled ability to combine comprehensive biblical exposition ..
The O. Henry Short Story Collection - Volume I - Including The Gift Of The Magi and The Ransom Of Red Chief: The Last Of The Troubadours - The Sleuths - Witches' Loaves - The Pride Of The Cities - Holding Up A Train - Ulysses And The Dogman - The Champion Of The Weather - Makes The Whole World Kin -..
It's the moment the world has been waiting for: the return of everyone's favorite musclebound punk/metal romantic odd couple, Henry and Glenn. Over the course of three short stories, our metaldude heroes love, fight, hang out at the spa with Lars and James, squabble about property values with friend..
In the final installment of the greatest love story ever told, about the domestic life of "Henry" and "Glenn" as well as their neighbors "Daryl" and "John," we are treated to three new short stories. (similarities to real people must mean those real people have really crazy lives. What a coincidence..
In the latest installment of the greatest love story ever told, Glenn's mother, freshly unearthed from beneath the bricks, moves in with him and Henry. Without giving too much away, Glenn's mommy issues come to the surface as she critiques his art, replaces his wardrobe, scrubs their dungeon, and re..
Thirteen-year-old Henry's happy, ordinary life comes to an abrupt halt when his older brother, Jesse, picks up their father's hunting rifle and leaves the house one morning. What follows shatters Henry's family, who are forced to resume their lives in a new city, where no one knows their past. When ..
* David Bowie is a pioneering artist and performer whose career has spanned nearly 50 years and brought him international acclaim. This book traces his career from its beginnings in London, through the breakthroughs of Space Oddity and Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, and on to his impact o..
The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm according to David Hockney are like no other version you will have read before. Although inspired by earlier illustrators of the tales, from Arthur Rackham to Edmund Dulac, Hockneys etchings re-imagine these strange and supernatural stories for a modern audience..
Henry and his dog, Laird Angus McAngus, were fearless explorers. One morning they set out to find an ocean. They took along Henry's explorer's kit and a special new flag made from an old shirt. "It may be a long and dangerous trip," Henry told his mother as they left. "I hope it won't take all day..
On the night of the blizzard, Henry and his dog Angus, read an exciting book about exploring. And the next morning Henry assembled his equipment for the trip: lunch and flags for claiming all that he planned to discover. "Don't be late coming home," said Henry's mother. "All right, if a bear doesn..
Originally published in 1975, Henry and Angus are back in the last of their four adventures It was fall. And on the night of the big frost, Henry and his dog, Laird Angus McAngus, decided that they must explore the wild and untracked mountains near their house. Before winter set in. So the next m..
There's a common thread that connects high-performance enthusiasts; they want horsepower at the most affordable price. Hot rodders have always searched for ways to save money and improve performance, which includes fabricating their own parts, buying prime used parts, searching classifieds, and comb..
One perfect shot will change the course of history. Christine Palmer, a young American doctor sailing solo across the Atlantic, makes an incredible discovery - a man narrowly clinging to his life in the frigid waters. But there is much more to this desperate survivor than meets the eye. David Slaton..
Henry and Glenn are very good 'friends'. They are also 'roommates'. Daryl and John live next door. They are Satanists. What unfolds is ultra-metal violence and cryfest diary entries, cringing self-doubt and mega-hilarious emo-meltdowns...
From the author of 'The Underground Railroad', Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, and Longlisted for the 2017 Man Booker Prize.'John Henry Days' is a novel of extraordinary scope and mythic power. It established Colson Whitehead as a pre-eminent American writer of our time.Bui..
This volume offers an examination of Brecht's largely forgotten theatrical fragments of a life of David, written just after the Great War but prior to Brecht winning the Kleist Prize in 1922 and the acclaim that would launch hisextraordinary career. David J. Shepherd and Nicholas E. Johnson take as ..
What made Henry Kissinger the kind of diplomat he was? What experiences and influences shaped his worldview and provided the framework for his approach to international relations? Suri offers a thought-provoking, interpretive study of one of the most influential and controversial political figur..
In the 1920s, Henry Ford hired thousands of African American men for his open-shop system of auto manufacturing. This move was a rejection of the notion that better jobs were for white men only. In The Making of Black Detroit in the Age of Henry Ford, Beth Tompkins Bates explains how black Detroiter..
From beginning to end, the philosophy of Michel Henry offers an original and profound reflection on life. Henry challenges the conventional understanding of life as a set of natural processes and a general classification of beings. Maintaining that our access to the meaning of life has been blocked ..
The first biography of Henry Bradley Plant, the entrepreneur and business magnate considered the father of modern FloridaIn this landmark biography, Canter Brown Jr. makes evident the extent of Henry Bradley Plant's influences throughout North, Central, and South America as well as his role in the e..
Honorable Mention, 2017 Scribes Book Award, The American Society of Legal WritersAt the dawn of the twentieth century, the United States was reeling from the effects of rapid urbanization and industrialization. Time-honored verities proved obsolete, and intellectuals in all fields sought ways to mak..
Henry Ware Lawton's nearly four decades as a professional soldier in the U.S. Army tie his story closely to that of America in the nineteenth century, from the Civil War to the settlement of the West, to the experiment with empire. Lawton served the country nearly uninterrupted from the day he enlis..