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The Highland Scots of North Carolina, 1732-1776
Meyer addresses himself principally to two questions. Why did many thousands of Scottish Highlanders emigrate to America in the eighteenth century, and why did the majority of them rally to the defens…
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Eight classics by a great Edwardian scholar and storyteller. "Number Thirteen," "The Mezzotint," "Canon Alberic's Scrapbook," and more. Renowned for their wit, erudition and suspense, these stories ar…
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Chess fans saw a red queen brought to life in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. She came from what is perhaps the world's most mysterious and imaginatively-crafted chess set -- 73 carved piece…
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Blood from a Stone (Commissario Brunetti, #14)
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The story of a pivotal president who watched over our westward expansion and solidified the dream of Jacksonian democracy

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Many who have read the New York Times bestseller The Da Vinci Code have questions that arise from seven codes-expressed or implied-in Dan Brown's book. In Breaking the Da Vinci Code: Answers to the Qu…
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Secrets in the Dark: A Life in Sermons
Frederick Buechner has long been a kindred spirit to those who find elements of doubt as constant companions on their journey of faith. He is a passionate writer and preacher who can alter lives with …
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Starting in the 1970s, a night watchman wfrom Kansas forever changed the way that many people view baseball analysis and ultimately the game itself. Now Bill James is doing it again with The Bill Jame…
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A treasury of year-by-year ten-best lists, plus personal reminiscences by the man whose name became synonymous with the movies.

In Ebert's Bests, the iconic Roger Ebert takes us through the journey of …
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Cloud isn’t just a place to work. It’s a place to live. And when you’re here, you’ll never want to leave.

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An extraordinary memoir of drama, tragedy, and royal secrets by Anne Glenconner--a close member of the royal circle and lady-in-waiting to Princess Margaret. As seen on Netflix's The Crown.
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“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains.”

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King's Mountain (Ballad, #10)
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· 864 Ratings
From the New York Times bestselling author—the first Ballad novel to feature the epic, and gorgeously-portrayed, American Revolution

John Sevier had not taken much interest in the American Revolution, …
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All Creatures Great and Small (All Creatures Great and Small, #1)
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Delve into the magical, unforgettable world of James Herriot, the world's most beloved veterinarian, and his menagerie of heartwarming, funny, and tragic animal…
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The Elements of Style
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This style manual offers practical advice on improving writing skills. Throughout, the emphasis is on promoting a plain English style. This little book can help you communicate more effectively by sho…
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The Pemberley Chronicles (The Pemberley Chronicles, #1)
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Hands on Rigid Heddle Weaving
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With instructions for how to make wonderful projects and plain-weave variations, this user-friendly guide covers choosing, setting up, and weaving on a rigid heddle loom. Both beginners and experience…
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Cozy Minimalist Home: More Style, Less Stuff
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After reading Myquillyn Smith's first book, Th…
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