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If You're Going to Kick Ass, You Need Kickass Shoes Knee Socks
Anne Taintor.
 
Publisher: Anne Taintor
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UPC: 823398486221
Daedalus Item Code: 76148
 
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The Obelisk and the Englishman: The Pioneering Discoveries of ...
Dorothy U. Seyler.
 
Publisher: Prometheus
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781633880368
Daedalus Item Code: 71586
 
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Earthflight: Breathtaking Photographs from a Bird's-Eye View of the ...
John Downer.
 
Publisher: BBC
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781846079733
Daedalus Item Code: 71864
 
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Pink Freud Pillbox

 
Publisher: Unemployed Philosophers Guild
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UPC: 814229003779
Daedalus Item Code: 76162
 
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Penelope Fitzgerald: A Life
Hermione Lee.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385352345.  Daedalus Item Code: 71622
 
(A 2013 New York Times Best Book of the Year and the winner of the 2013 James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the 2015 Plutarch Award) Following biographies of Edith Wharton, Virginia ... (Read More)
 
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A Steam Odyssey: The Railroad Photographs of Victor Hand
Victor Hand, photog. Don Phillips, intro. Jeff Brouws, afterword. Wendy Burton, ed.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393084313.  Daedalus Item Code: 71735
 
Since 1955, Victor Hand has taken photographs of railways around the world, seeking out steam locomotives from North America in the 1950s to China in the 1990s. His extensive overseas travels placed ... (Read More)
 
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The Cooler King: The True Story of William Ash: Spitfire Pilot, P.O.W. and WWII's Greatest Escaper
Patrick Bishop.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781468312737.  Daedalus Item Code: 71507
 
Shot down near Calais in March 1942, fighter pilot William Ash was smuggled as far as Paris by the French Resistance before he was captured in May and sent to a POW camp. Within four months, however, ... (Read More)
 
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Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the Present
Max Boot.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871404244.  Daedalus Item Code: 71744
 
Beginning with the first insurgencies in the ancient world—when Alexander the Great discovered that fast nomads were harder to defeat than massive conventional armies—military historian and advisor ... (Read More)
 
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Love
Toni Morrison.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375409448.  Daedalus Item Code: 61411
 
Back in the 1940s and 50s, the Cosey Hotel and Resort was "the best and best-known vacation spot for colored folk on the East Coast." In Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison's elegiac novel, it's the ... (Read More)
 
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American Sketches: Great Leaders, Creative Thinkers, and Heroes of a Hurricane
Walter Isaacson.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781439183441.  Daedalus Item Code: 71578
 
Here the biographer of Einstein, Franklin, and Kissinger asks, what are the roots of creativity? What makes for great leadership? How do influential people end up rippling the surface of history? In ... (Read More)
 
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Willie and Joe: The WWII Years
Bill Mauldin. Todd DePastino, ed. and intro.
Publisher: Fantagraphics.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781606994399.  Daedalus Item Code: 71699
 
Throughout World War II, Bill Mauldin's comic strips about war-weary GIs Willie and Joe gave a voice to the hopes and frustrations of America's fighting men; in 1945, the 23-year-old cartoonist ... (Read More)
 
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True Ladies and Proper Gentlemen: Victorian Etiquette for Modern-Day Mothers and Fathers, Husbands and Wives, Boys and Girls, Teachers and Students, and More
Sarah A. Chrisman, ed.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781632205827.  Daedalus Item Code: 71849
 
Invasion of privacy; divorce; relationship issues; encounters between people from very different places and cultures; new technologies developing at dizzying speeds—these concerns were as much a part ... (Read More)
 
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