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The Art of Acquiring: A Portrait of Etta & Claribel Cone
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,520. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
For four and a half decades, Etta and Claribel Cone roamed artists' studios and art galleries in Europe, building one of the largest, most important art collections in the world. In 1949, they awarded all their holdings to the Baltimore Museum of Art. In 2002, that collection was valued at nearly $1 billion, making them two of the most philanthropic art collectors of our age. This is their story.
The Grey Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,670. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
David Berkowitz attends the Johns Hopkins University in 1991 where he gets mixed up in drugs and insanity. Combined with a violent home life, David can't quite cope with his experiences. Later on, as the world crumbles around him, he remains curiously unaffected. For he is still held in thrall by the events that occurred in that short time - and the girl he loved and lost.
The Man Behind The Brand - At School
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Open a copy of the Information Please Almanac and turn to the chapter on famous people. 4000 names and you won't know hardly any. But what about names everyone knows? Pillsbury, Kraft, Kellogg. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s take a look at the men behind America's famous colleges...
Eternity's Embrace
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,160. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Vernon Townsley and Bernice Jennings have disparate origins--Boston Brahmin and Kansas farmer. She teaches in Maine. He doesn't qualify for Johns Hopkins, works the docks and joins the Army. At Togus Military Hospital romance is ignited and extinguished in anger. He finds her on Cross Island. They marry, sire a family, and endure tragedy. Thunder the ghost horse leads them to Eternity's Embrace.
My Summer in Havana: Coffee, Tobacco & Capitalism in Rural Cuba 1959-1985
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,830. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
In 1985, I spent two months in Havana researching the last traces of private sector agriculture. Life behind the sugar cane curtain was not what I had imagined. My research produced startling results. The journal I kept and the research I conducted are fused in this book. Was the metal canister I found a listening device? Are canned Vienna sausages a luxury? Read "My Summer in Havana" to find out!