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Janácek: Years of a Life, Volume 1 (1854–1914): The Lonely Blackbird
John Tyrrell.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571175383.  Daedalus Item Code: 52506
This biography of Czech composer Leos Janácek is the culmination of a lifetime of field work by music professor John Tyrrell. Also the author of Czech Opera, Janácek's Operas, and My ... (Read More)
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Jane's Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World
Claire Harman.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312680657.  Daedalus Item Code: 30663
Mention Jane Austen and you'll likely incite a slew of fervent opinions from anyone within earshot. Almost two hundred years after her death, Austen remains a hot topic, inspiring such bestsellers as ... (Read More)
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Joe and Marilyn: Legends in Love
C. David Heymann.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439191774.  Daedalus Item Code: 50180
When Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe eloped in January of 1954, their relationship became an international media sensation. Drawing upon archival research and interviews with the couple's family and ... (Read More)
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Joe Louis
Randy Roberts.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300122220.  Daedalus Item Code: 51991
World champion for 11 years, Joe Louis defended his heavyweight boxing title an astonishing 25 times and became a national hero after his racially and politically charged defeat of Max Schmeling on ... (Read More)
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Johann Sebastian Bach
Hannsdieter Wohlfarth.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780718826178.  Daedalus Item Code: 52455
Beautifully illustrated with 46 color plates up to 16 x 9 1/4 inches—including a photo of the original console of the Arnstadt Bach Church organ and manuscript pages from the Brandenburg Concerto No. ... (Read More)
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John F. Kennedy: The Life, the Presidency, the Assassination
Ian Shircore & David Southwell.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9780233003979.  Daedalus Item Code: 51731
His life and presidency were tragically cut short, but John F. Kennedy's legacy looms large even today. From his wartime heroism to the controversial 1960 election, and from the Cuban Missile Crisis ... (Read More)
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John Quincy Adams
Harlow Giles Unger.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306822650.  Daedalus Item Code: 51314
An ambassador, Secretary of State, congressman, and the sixth president of the United States, John Quincy Adams has rarely gotten his due as one of America's greatest statesmen, suggests the author ... (Read More)
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John Wayne: The Life and Legend
Scott Eyman.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439199589.  Daedalus Item Code: 53623
John Wayne was one of Hollywood's most famous and most successful actors, but more than that, he became a symbol of America itself. Though he claimed to have become an actor almost by accident, he ... (Read More)
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Journey to the Sun: Junipero Serra's Dream and the Founding of California
Gregory Orfalea.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451642728.  Daedalus Item Code: 42151
The author of the Arab American Book Award–winning memoir Angeleno Days, Gregory Orfalea here gives us the remarkable life of Junípero Serra, the diminutive yet intrepid priest who, in 1749, ... (Read More)
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Just One Catch: A Biography of Joseph Heller
Tracy Daugherty.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312596859.  Daedalus Item Code: 33185
Joseph Heller was a Coney Island kid, the son of Russian immigrants, whose experience flying WWII bombing missions over France would become the inspiration for Catch-22 ("The only war novel ... (Read More)
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Kahlil Gibran: Man and Poet: A New Biography
Suheil Bushrui & Joe Jenkins.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851685417.  Daedalus Item Code: 43772
Originally published in 1923, Kahlil Gibran's poetic masterpiece The Prophet inspired millions around the world with its timeless words of love and mystical longing. Yet Gibran's genius went ... (Read More)
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The King's Speech
Mark Logue & Peter Conradi.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381118.  Daedalus Item Code: 22520
Lionel Logue was a self-taught and virtually unknown speech therapist. Yet it was this outgoing, amiable man who almost single-handedly turned the nervous, tongue-tied Duke of York into one of ... (Read More)
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