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OFFICE OF THE DEAD
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,100. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Monasticism, medicine, and clinical psychology are far from boring in the contemporary Brother Cadfael type murderous adventure. OFFICE OF THE DEAD has just enough romance, spiritual conflict, and humor in it to warm, disturb, and jump start your heart. This is the first complete monastic mystery in a series where the characters develop and adventures move to various countries.
DAYTIME PRAYER from the Office of the Dead
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,250. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Meditation and medicine are the worlds Brother Francis and his Canadian protégé, Andre, set out to explore in India. They live in the region of the Dalai Lama, north India, then retreat to south India and the captivating Christian ashram of the late Benedictine monk Bede Griffiths. Characters from the three complete earlier monastic mystery books in the series continue to evolve.
VESPERS Evening Prayer from the Office of the Dead
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,230. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
There is a fine line between spirituality and magic. One emerges from the depths of who we are, the other out of illusion. This distinction is pivotal in VESPERS: Evening Prayer from the Office of the Dead. The magical island of Kauai Hawaii provides a fragrant setting for readers to join Abbot Francis as he continues along his spiritual path in this fifth installment in the series.
A Small Harvest of Pretty Days
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,720. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 1890s Pennsylvania, lonesome Clara Waltz falls in love with an aging drifter whom she rescues from a world far stranger than her own.
Growing Up Mostly Normal in the Middle of Nowhere: A Memoir
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,030. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
With the depth of a memoir and the flow of a novel, John Sheirer chronicles how his simple youth of farm, sports, school, nature, and family led him to an unlikely adulthood as an author and college professor. He explores intensely personal experiences and relationships with humor, surprise, awe, suspense, and deep insight. He teaches us we can go home again.
A Walking Tour of Philadelphia's Benjamin Franklin Parkway
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Philadelphia-Ben Franklin Parkway from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of Philadelphia's Old City
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Philadelphia's Old City from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of Philadelphia's Society Hill
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Philadlephia's Society Hill from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
One Tree in the Forest - The Family of Harman William Whitney Hoffman
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Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
A family history book focusing on the direct-line ancestors and the direct descendants of Harman W. W. Hoffman. This book traces from the original immigrant to the US to the current generation of direct descendants, spanning a timeline from the 1720's to the late 1990's. Important surnames include Riggs, Kimmel, Markley, Lanning, Wheaton and others.