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Does This Church Make Me Look Fat?: A Mennonite Finds Faith, Meets Mr. Rights, and Solves Her Lady Problems
Rhoda Janzen.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455502882.  Daedalus Item Code: 29448
 
What does it mean to "give church a try" when you haven't really tried since you were 12? At the end of her wildly popular memoir Mennonite in a Little Black Dress, Rhoda Janzen had ... (Read More)
 
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A Dog's Life
Peter Mayle. Edward Koren, illus.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679762676.  Daedalus Item Code: 31265
 
Widely renowned for such books as A Year in Provence and Hotel Pastis, Peter Mayle here gives us a memoir of a decidedly different stripe. While in Provence, Mayle adopted a dog of ... (Read More)
 
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Dogfish Memory: A Memoir
Joseph A. Dane.
Publisher: Countryman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780881571547.  Daedalus Item Code: 31401
 
The dogfish of Maine are gone, fished to the brink of extinction. And what of that fabled "Old Maine"—is it too gone for good? Joseph Dane is a Maine native who, despite being a professor of English ... (Read More)
 
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Drake: The Life and Legend of an Elizabethan Hero
Stephen Coote.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743468701.  Daedalus Item Code: 41258
 
Sir Francis Drake was a pirate, explorer, and Protestant zealot, princely in his bearing and heroic if sometimes foolhardy in his enterprise. He is the archetypal Elizabethan sea-dog, and in this ... (Read More)
 
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Eat & Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness
Scott Jurek & Steve Friedman.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547569659.  Daedalus Item Code: 40320
 
For nearly two decades, Scott Jurek has been a dominant force in the grueling sport of ultrarunning, which requires him to run distances in excess of 100 miles, in such inhospitable locales as Death ... (Read More)
 
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Elizabeth Bishop and The New Yorker: The Complete Correspondence
Joelle Biele, ed.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374281380.  Daedalus Item Code: 33070
 
"I sort of see you surrounded with fine-tooth combs, sandpaper, nail files, pots of varnish, etc.—with heaps of used commas and semicolons handy, and little useless phrases taken out of their ... (Read More)
 
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Elizabeth I and Her World
Susan Watkins. Mark Fiennes, photos.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500286951.  Daedalus Item Code: 31442
 
Illustrated with 154 color reproductions of art and page-filling photographs of castles and grounds, this book from the author of Jane Austen: In Style provides a close-up account of a ... (Read More)
 
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Empress of Fashion: A Life of Diana Vreeland
Amanda Mackenzie Stuart.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061691744.  Daedalus Item Code: 42794
 
From her editorial career at the helms of Harper's Bazaar and Vogue to her reign as consultant to the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Diana Vreeland had an enormous ... (Read More)
 
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The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas de Quincey
Robert Morrison.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605981321.  Daedalus Item Code: 22241
 
Author of the famed and scandalous Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Thomas de Quincey (1785–1859) enjoyed friendships with leading poets and men of letters in the Romantic and Victorian ... (Read More)
 
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The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas de Quincey
Robert Morrison.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605982809.  Daedalus Item Code: 40260
 
Author of the famed and scandalous Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Thomas de Quincey (1785–1859) enjoyed friendships with leading poets and men of letters in the Romantic and Victorian ... (Read More)
 
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The Error World: An Affair with Stamps
Simon Garfield.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151013968.  Daedalus Item Code: 12181
 
This engaging memoir from the author of Mauve illuminates the philatelist's mania for stamp collecting. From the Penny Red to the Blue Mauritius, generations of collectors have been drawn to ... (Read More)
 
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Evel: The High-Flying Life of Evel Knievel: American Showman, Daredevil, and Legend
Leigh Montville.
Publisher: Doubleday/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385527453.  Daedalus Item Code: 31623
 
A high-flying daredevil, the father of extreme sports, the personification of excitement and danger and showmanship, motorcycle stuntman Evel Knievel represented a unique slice of American culture in ... (Read More)
 
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