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Letters from China: The Canton-Boston Correspondence of Robert Bennet Forbes, 1838–1840
Phyllis Forbes Kerr, ed.
Publisher: Mystic Seaport.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780913372777.  Daedalus Item Code: 52868
In the mid-19th century, captain Robert Bennet Forbes's trading expeditions took him from Boston to such far-flung locales as China, Hong Kong, and Macao. These letters he exchanged with his wife ... (Read More)
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Letters from Sea, 1882–1901: Joanna and Lincoln Colcord's Seafaring Childhood
Parker Bishop Albee Jr. Andrew J. Nesdall, foreword.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780884482147.  Daedalus Item Code: 43345
Fifth-generation seafarers from Maine, Joanna and Lincoln Colcord spent their youth at sea aboard their father's ships, traveling to such far-flung locales as Argentina, South Africa, Hong Kong, and ... (Read More)
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Lewis Coolidge and the Voyage of the Amethyst, 1806–1811
Evabeth Miller Kienast & John Phillip Felt, eds.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570038167.  Daedalus Item Code: 41790
Lewis Coolidge (1783–1871) was a nephew of Billy Dawes, the man who accompanied Paul Revere on his legendary midnight ride, and that adventurous spirit seems to have run in the family: in 1806 ... (Read More)
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A Life of Barbara Stanwyck: Steel-True 1907–1940
Victoria Wilson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780684831688.  Daedalus Item Code: 54024
Frank Capra called her "the greatest emotional actress the screen has yet known." Barbara Stanwyck was one of Hollywood's most natural, timeless, and yet underrated stars; her astonishing film career ... (Read More)
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A Life of Discovery: Michael Faraday, Giant of the Scientific Revolution
James Hamilton.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400060160.  Daedalus Item Code: 53365
Born at the turn of the 19th century, at the end of both the scientific revolution and the Enlightenment, Michael Faraday was the son of a blacksmith and had a slim education, yet he was gifted with ... (Read More)
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The Lives of Margaret Fuller: A Biography
John Matteson.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068054.  Daedalus Item Code: 41477
Outspoken and quick-witted, idealistic and adventurous, Margaret Fuller (1810–50) was perhaps the most famous American woman of her generation, assays John Matteson—winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize ... (Read More)
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Louis Agassiz: Creator of American Science
Christoph Irmscher.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547577678.  Daedalus Item Code: 52615
During an 1846 lecture tour in Boston, Swiss biologist Louis Agassiz decided to stay, eventually becoming the best-known American scientist of his era. Renowned for his pioneering studies of the ice ... (Read More)
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Love Song: The Lives of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya
Ethan Mordden.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312676575.  Daedalus Item Code: 43008
The preeminent historian of Broadway, Ethan Mordden here gives us the romantic and creative partnership of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, chronicling their entwined careers against the background of the ... (Read More)
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The Man Within My Head
Pico Iyer.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307267610.  Daedalus Item Code: 44353
We all carry people inside our heads—actors, leaders, writers, figures out of history or fiction—who sometimes seem closer to us than people we know; here Pico Iyer sets out to unravel the mysterious ... (Read More)
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The Master of Us All: Balenciaga, His Workrooms, His World
Mary Blume.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374298739.  Daedalus Item Code: 53505
When Cristóbal Balenciaga died in 1972, it was front-page news in the New York Times. One of the most innovative and admired figures in the history of haute couture, Balenciaga was, said Elsa ... (Read More)
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Memorable Days: The Selected Letters of James Salter and Robert Phelps
John McIntyre, ed. Michael Dirda, foreword.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582436050.  Daedalus Item Code: 41216
The late James Salter had written two novels, The Hunters and The Arm of Flesh, but it was his third, remarkable novel A Sport and a Pastime, together with his film Three ... (Read More)
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Mick Jagger
Philip Norman.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061944857.  Daedalus Item Code: 44356
"A great band, said the letter from Decca, one of Britain's major record labels, but you'll never get anywhere with that singer. Mick Jagger, voice and all, has always been one of a kind. [Philip] ... (Read More)
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