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The Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared
Alice Ozma.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780446583787.  Daedalus Item Code: 36303
 
When Alice Ozma was in 4th grade, she and her father decided to see if he could read aloud to her for 100 consecutive nights. On the 100th night, they shared pancakes to celebrate, but it soon became ... (Read More)
 
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The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things
Paula Byrne.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007479764.  Daedalus Item Code: 41307
 
Who was the real Jane Austen—a retiring spinster who confined her novels to the small canvas of village life, or a strong-minded woman who took the bold decision to remain unmarried and fashion ... (Read More)
 
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Repeat Prescription: More Riotous Stories From the Country Practice
Michael Sparrow.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780330525.  Daedalus Item Code: 40378
 
Michael Sparrow once more guides us through the daily rounds of the weird and wonderful in his medical practice on the Devon/Cornwall border. What would you do if faced with the unsuccessful ... (Read More)
 
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Rin Tin Tin: The Life and Legend of the World's Most Famous Dog
Susan Orlean.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857896292.  Daedalus Item Code: 38335
 
(2011 New York Times Notable Book of the Year) This sweeping, surprisingly moving story from the author of The Orchid Thief chronicles Rin Tin Tin's real-life journey from ... (Read More)
 
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Edmund Morris.
Publisher: Modern Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375756788.  Daedalus Item Code: 42904
 
(Winner of a 1980 Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award) From a prologue portraying Theodore Roosevelt at the apex of his international prestige—on New Year's Day 1907, after winning the ... (Read More)
 
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Roald Amundsen
Tor Bomann-Larsen. Ingrid Christophersen, trans. Pen Hadow, foreword.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750943444.  Daedalus Item Code: 33575
 
On December 14, 1911, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen and his team became the first human beings to reach the South Pole, just five weeks before Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova ... (Read More)
 
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Salinger: The Official Book of the Acclaimed Documentary Film
David Shields & Shane Salerno.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476744834.  Daedalus Item Code: 41459
 
A companion volume to Shane Salerno's 2013 documentary of the same name, featured on PBS's American Masters series, this oral biography tells the story of the famously reclusive author of ... (Read More)
 
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Samuel Johnson: The Struggle
Jeffrey Meyers.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465045716.  Daedalus Item Code: 32993
 
Ford Madox Ford declared him to be "the most tragic of all our major literary figures." Blessed with a formidable intellect and a burning passion for ideas, Samuel Johnson (1709–1784) also struggled ... (Read More)
 
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Sarah: The Life of Sarah Bernhardt
Robert Gottlieb.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300141276.  Daedalus Item Code: 42104
 
Everything about Sarah Bernhardt is fascinating, from her obscure birth to her enduring fame as an actress who redefined the nature of her art—and particularly her highly public romantic life and her ... (Read More)
 
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Sarah Bernhardt: The Art of High Drama
Carol Ockman & Kenneth E. Silver.
Publisher: Yale/The Jewish Museum.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300109191.  Daedalus Item Code: 42498
 
The best-known actress of her era, Sarah Bernhardt was also an icon of French nationalism, an accomplished sculptor, and a fashion trendsetter. This book examines the many sides and talents of "the ... (Read More)
 
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Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend
Larry Tye.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812977974.  Daedalus Item Code: 42327
 
(Winner of the 2009 Casey Award for Best Baseball Book of the Year; named one of the Best Books of 2009 by the Chicago Tribune and Kansas City Star; and a New York Times ... (Read More)
 
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Scott of the Antarctic: The Definitive Biography
David Crane.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007450442.  Daedalus Item Code: 41310
 
Since Robert Falcon Scott's death in 1912, he has been the subject of innumerable books, some declaring him a hero, others dismissing him as an irresponsible fool. In either case, the man behind the ... (Read More)
 
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