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Triumph At Kitty Hawk: The Wright Brothers and Powered Flight

By: Thomas C. Parramore

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Raleigh, NC, Historical Publications Section Office of Archive and History: 1992

Seller ID: 6123

ISBN: 0865262594

Condition: Very Good


Sturdy. No underlines. Lightest wear. First issued in 1993 to commemorate the ninetieth anniversary of the Wright brothers' historic twelve-second flight at Kitty Hawk, NC, this book focuses on the major role played by North Carolinians in the Wright brothers' success. Parramore examined local sources (many scattered and obscure), the Wright brothers' papers (both published and unpublished), and conducted interviews with descendants of families on the Outer Banks who ass... View more info

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Notes on the State of Virginia

By: Thomas Jefferson

Price: $4.55

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 2010

Seller ID: 4646246

ISBN: 1435120833

Condition: Used As New


Previous owner's name is on the first blank page. View more info

Notes on the State of Virginia

By: Thomas Jefferson Edited by William Peden

Price: $2.05

Publisher: New York, NY, W. W. Norton & Company: 1982

Seller ID: 3606

ISBN: 0393006476

Condition: Good


“This is a Bedford book that is long overdue, and David Waldstreicher is a superb choice as editor. This new edition of Notes on the State of Virginia is informed by the more recent scholarship on Jefferson, which the editor knows cold, and it will attract a substantial audience among college teachers, yours truly included.” —Joseph J. Ellis, Mount Holyoke College “This is an excellent piece of work. Specialists as well as students will learn from the Introduc... View more info

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Rights Of Man

By: Thomas Paine

Price: $2.05

Publisher: Mineola, New York, Dover Publications: 1999

Seller ID: 91158

ISBN: 0486408930

Condition: New


One of the most influential writers and reformers of his age, Thomas Paine successfully publicized the issues of his time in pamphlets that clearly and persuasively argued for political independence and social reform. Rights of Man, his greatest and most widely read work, is considered a classic statement of faith in democracy and egalitarianism. The first part of this document, dedicated to George Washington, appeared in 1791. Defending the early events of the French R... View more info

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The English Womam In America

By: Thomas Philbrick

Price: $6.33

Publisher: USA, The Lakeside Press: 2012

Seller ID: 77752

Condition: New


This book offers an Englishwoman's personal glimpse into mid-nineteenth-century America. View more info

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The Journey of Life: A Cultural History of Aging in America

By: Thomas R. Kole

Price: $15.54

Publisher: New York, NY, Campbell University Press: 1992

Seller ID: 353287

ISBN: 0521447658

Condition: Very Good


The Journey of Life is both a cultural history of aging and a contribution to public dialogue about the meaning and significance of later life. The core of the book shows how central texts and images of Northern middle-class culture, first in Europe and then in America, created and sustained specifically modern images of the life course between the Reformation and World War I. During this long period, secular, scientific and individualist tendencies steadily eroded ancie... View more info

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The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

By: Thomas R. Turner

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Malabar, FL, Krieger Publishing : 1999

Seller ID: 5959306

ISBN: 1575240033

Condition: Used Like New


This study strips away the myths and legends which have long surrounded the Lincoln assassination. As the author demonstrates, Booth was hardly a madman but rather a Southern patriot who believed that in killing Lincoln, he was removing a tyrant. While the assassin died in Garrett's barn (despite many unfounded claims to the contrary), new controversies were generated when his alleged co-conspirators were tried before a Military Commission. The cases of Mary Surratt and ... View more info

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Beware the People Weeping: Public Opinion and the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln

By: Thomas Reed Turner

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Baton Rouge, LA, Louisiana State University Press: 1982

Seller ID: 5555109

ISBN: 080710986X

Condition: Very Good


Sturdy. No underlines. Clean. Previous owner's name is stamped on the first blank page. Very light cover wear. View more info

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Pearl Harbor Ghosts: A Journey to Hawaii Then and Now

By: Thurston Clarke

Price: $3.55

Publisher: New York, NY, William Morrow and Company: 1991

Seller ID: 3943

ISBN: 0688083013

Condition: Very Good


Though bloodier battles have been long forgotten, Pearl Harbor, 50 years after the fact, is remembered with a vengeance. Clarke ( Equator ) undertakes to explain why. Examining the physical and emotional legacies of the Japanese strike on December 7, 1941, he contrasts the arrogant boastfulness of U.S. military authorities before the attack with the search for scapegoats that began immediately after. His emphasis is on the profound shock of that day: it was inconceivable... View more info

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A Nation Without A Conscience: Where Have All the Values Gone?

By: Tim And Beverly Lahaye

Price: $2.55

Publisher: Wheaton ,IL, Tyndale House Publishers: 1994

Seller ID: 22254

ISBN: 0842350187

Condition: Very Good


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God in the Whirlwind: Stories of Grace from the Tornado at Union University

By: Tim Ellsworth

Price: $2.55

Publisher: Nashville, TN, B&H: 2008

Seller ID: 607012

ISBN: 0805448470

Condition: Very Good


When a powerful EF-4 tornado with winds in excess of 200 miles per hour slammed the Union University campus on February 5, 2008, destroying eighteen dormitory buildings and causing $40 million in damage, the immediate assumption was that dozens if not hundreds of lives would have been lost. Miraculously, nobody died, and the next morning major media outlets flocked to Jackson, Tennessee, where Union students and faculty credited God for their survival and got to share th... View more info

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God in the Whirlwind: Stories of Grace from the Tornado at Union University

By: Tim Ellsworth

Price: $3.55

Publisher: Nashville, TN, B&H Publishing Group: 2008

Seller ID: 15084

ISBN: 0805448470

Condition: Very Good


When a powerful EF-4 tornado with winds in excess of 200 miles per hour slammed the Union University campus on February 5, 2008, destroying eighteen dormitory buildings and causing $40 million in damage, the immediate assumption was that dozens if not hundreds of lives would have been lost. Miraculously, nobody died, and the next morning major media outlets flocked to Jackson, Tennessee, where Union students and faculty credited God for their survival and got to share th... View more info

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Faith Of Our Founding Fathers

By: Tim Lahaye

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Brentwood, TN, Wolgemuth & Hyatt Publishers: 1987

Seller ID: 991124

ISBN: 0943497000

Condition: Very Good


Has a note written on the first page. Clean and sturdy. No underlines. Secular textbooks now fill our classrooms, while the Ten Commandments have been removed from their walls. Is this the vision held by those who worked to found this nation? What faith did our founding fathers truly believe and practice in their daily lives, and what does it really matter for us? Were they God-fearing, Bible-believing Christians or simply enlightened Deists, Transcendentalists, and Unit... View more info

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Bloodshed at Little Bighorn: Sitting Bull, Custer, and the Destinies of Nations (Witness to History)

By: Tim Lehman

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, The Johns Hopkins University Press: 2010

Seller ID: 5555245

ISBN: 0801895014

Condition: New


Commonly known as Custer's Last Stand, the Battle of Little Bighorn may be the best recognized violent conflict between the indigenous peoples of North America and the government of the United States. Incorporating the voices of Native Americans, soldiers, scouts, and women, Tim Lehman's concise, compelling narrative will forever change the way we think about this familiar event in American history. On June 25, 1876, General George Armstrong Custer led the United Stat... View more info

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In the Name of God: Understanding the Mindset of Terrorism

By: Timothy Demy and Gary P. Stewart

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Eugene, OR, Harvest House Publishers: 2002

Seller ID: 007536

ISBN: 0736910220

Condition: Very Good


Clean and sturdy. Very light wear. The shocking events of September 11 awakened Americans to the reality of faith-based terrorism. In this authoritative book, experts Demy and Stewart examine the connection between religion and terrorism and explore how Christians can respond. View more info

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Biographical Memoir of Daniel Boone

By: Timothy Flint

Price: $6.55

Publisher: New Haven, Conn, College and University Press: 1967

Seller ID: 17057

Condition: Fine


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Dispatches from Bitter America: A Gun Toting, Chicken Eating Son of a Baptist’s Culture War Stories

By: Todd Starnes

Price: $6.55

Publisher: Nashville, TN, B&H : 2012

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 5454702

ISBN: 1433672758

Condition: Used Like New


FOX News Radio reporter Todd Starnes is a self-professed “gun toting, chicken eating son of a Baptist” whose Dispatches from Bitter America is “a collection of stories from my travels across this country (and) conversations I’ve had with regular folks who have deep concerns about the direction we are going as a nation.” In his award-winning, satire-meets-serious writing style, Starnes jumps headfirst into the current culture war, taking on the topics that ar... View more info

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With No Remorse: Murder and Mayhem in Our Schools, A Biblical Response

By: Tom Allen

Price: $3.05

Publisher: Camp Hill, PA, Horizon Books: 1999

Seller ID: 004002

ISBN: 0889651833

Condition: New


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Revival! Revolution! Rebirth!: A Radical Call from the Former Majority Leader of the United States House of Representatives

By: Tom Delay and Wallace Henley

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, WND Books : 2016

Seller ID: 606063309

ISBN: 1944212329

Condition: Used Like New


IS AMERICA HEADED TOWARD DEATH OR REBIRTH? God is the core of the Constitution and the Constitution is the core of American governance. As God has been displaced at the heart of the nation, so constitutional government is being lost. America is at a strategic moment in her history. Will the qualities that have made the nation exceptional be consigned to the grave like other historic civilizations, or will they spring up with new vitality? In Revival! Revolution! Re... View more info

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In Mortal Danger: The Battle for America's Border and Security

By: Tom tancredo

Price: $2.55

Publisher: Nashville, TN, WND Books: 2006

Seller ID: 007977

ISBN: 1581825277

Condition: As New


Many Americans were shocked by the rhetoric and demands voiced during the immigration protests in the Spring of 2006. From Los Angeles to Atlanta, from Phoenix to Chicago, an estimated two million protesters marched in more than fifty cities. They demanded a blanket amnesty for illegal aliens under the banner of "immigrant rights" and insisted that rights now afforded legal immigrants should be granted to those here illegally. Anything short of that was condemned as "rac... View more info

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Great Chiefs (Volume II)

By: Tony Hollihan

Price: $3.05

Publisher: Folk Lore Publishing: 2002

Seller ID: 15617

ISBN: 1894864077

Condition: Very Good


Great Chiefs Volume I and II chronicle the lives of the legendary chiefs who led their tribes through the westward expansion of white settlers in North America. Each volume contains six biographies of chiefs who became legends in their own time and remain so today for their varied accomplishments in preserving their culture and guiding their people through turbulent times. In Volume II, Hollihan explores the lives of Geronimo, Tecumseh, Crowfoot, Plenty Coup, Wovoka and ... View more info

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Alone Yet Not Alone: Their faith became their freedom (Special Movie Edition)

By: Tracy Leininger Craven

Price: $5.54

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Zonderkidz: 2012

Seller ID: 5050950

Condition: Very Good


Clean and sturdy. There is a small marker mark on the bottom edge of several pages. View more info

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Triumphant 20th Anniversary Bathroom Reader

By: Uncle John

Price: $2.30

Publisher: Ashland,OR, Bathroom Reader Press: 2007

Seller ID: 999762

ISBN: 1592230938

Condition: Very Good


Happy birthday, Uncle John! This 20th anniversary edition proves that some things do get better with age. Since 1987, the Bathroom Readers’ Institute has led the movement to stand up for those who sit down and read in the bathroom (and everywhere else for that matter). Uncle John’s Triumphant 20th Bathroom Reader is jam-packed with 600 pages of all-new articles (as usual, divided by length for your sitting convenience). In what other single book could you find such a... View more info

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THE JOURNAL OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY; VOLUME 95, NO. 1; WINTER 2010

By: V. P. Franklin, Editor

Price: $17.54

Publisher: Washington, DC, ASALH: 2010

Seller ID: 5454381

Condition: Very Good


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History of American Government and Law: From a Christian Republic to a Global Coalition

By: Vaughn Shatzer

Price: $2.55

Publisher: Oklahoma City, OK, Hearthstone Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: 307123

ISBN: 1575580969

Condition: Very Good


Some highlighting. An address is wtitten on the first page and several highlights. In 1789 our Founding Fathers gave us a republican form of government based on biblical principles, and since that time we have been blessed above all nations. We have had more freedom, liberty, prosperity, and privileges than any nation on earth. Vaughn Shatzer shows us clearly that the Bible shaped America more than any other source, because our Founding Fathers believed government was or... View more info

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Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway

By: Victoria Logue, Frank Logue & Nicole Blouin

Price: $8.30

Publisher: Birmingham, AL, Menasha Ridge Press: 1997

Seller ID: 5252224

ISBN: 0897321413

Condition: Very Good


Very light wear. Two page corners are lightly creased from folding. Light wear on cover. Geological, human, and natural history fill this milepost guide. Includes the Skyline Drive. View more info

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Christianity On Trial

By: Vincent Carroll and David Shiflett

Price: $2.55

Publisher: San Francisco, Encounter Books: 2002

Seller ID: 572

ISBN: 1893554155

Condition: Good


Sturdy binding. Several highlights and underlines. In "Christianity on Trial," Vincent Carroll and David Shiflett do not shrink from confronting the tragedies that have been perpetrated throughout the ages in the name of Christianity. But they argue that the current indulgence of anti-Christian rhetoric in our culture not only involves bad taste, but tunnel vision and willful historical illiteracy as well. Carroll and Shiflett dispassionately consider the indictment of ... View more info

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The Book of the Presidents: With Portraits by Distinguished American Artists

By: Vincent Wilson, Jr. With Gale S. McClung

Price: $2.05

Publisher: Brookefield, MD, American History Research Associates: 2009

Seller ID: 0025323

ISBN: 0910086028

Condition: Very Good


Detailed biographies of all the past and present Presidents of the United States of America. This new edition includes Barack Obama, taking his historic place among all the other Presidents of the United States. View more info

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The Synans Of Virgina: The Story Of A Irish Family In America

By: Vinson Synan

Price: $16.55

Publisher: America, Xulon Press: 2003

Seller ID: 68874

ISBN: 1591609070

Condition: As New


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Stories of Young Pioneers: In Their Own Words

By: Violet T. Kimball

Price: $3.05

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing Company: 2000

Seller ID: 5454257

ISBN: 0878424237

Condition: Very Good


Clean and sturdy. Unmarked. Very light wear. There are two strips of clear tape inside the front cover that had attached a price tag. "Many nights we lay in our tent, or under the wagons, we heard either the loud barking of the gray wolf, or sharp querulous tones of the coyote, snapping and snarling [near] our head." Most people know that traveling the Emigrant Trail in the mid-nineteenth century was hard. They know the pioneers faced danger, disease, and even death. Wh... View more info

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Pistols & Pointed Pens

By: Virginius Dabney

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, Alconquin Books : 1887

Seller ID: 991123

ISBN: 0912697709

Condition: Very Good


Looks at a series of Richmond, Virginia newspaper editors who became involved in duels during the nineteenth century View more info

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The 5000 Year Leap

By: W Cleon Skousen

Price: $4.55

Publisher: National Center for Constitutional Studies: 2006

Seller ID: 5454106

ISBN: 0880801484

Condition: Used Like New


2009 printing. The book is new with a small coffee splash stain on the bottom edge of several pages.This is the best-selling Original Authorized Edition regularly featured by Glenn Beck to Fox TV viewers as a Must Read! The nation the Founders built is now in the throes of a political, economic, social, and spiritual crisis that has driven many to an almost frantic search for modern solutions. The truth is that the solutions have been available for a long time -- in t... View more info

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Buried Treasures of the Atlantic Coast

By: W. C. Jameson

Price: $4.55

Publisher: Little Rock, August House Publishers: 1998

Seller ID: 909024

ISBN: 0874834848

Condition: Good


Previous owner's name is inside the front cover. A note is written on the first blank page. All along the Atlantic Coast lie tales of zealous pirates, unfortunate shipwrecks, and cryptic maps discovered in musty attics. From Maine to Florida, W.C. Jameson chronicles more than thirty stories of lost riches and forgotten stashes in this ninth book of his Buried Treasures series. Although some treasure has been discovered over the years, many relics of the past still remain... View more info

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The Five Thousand Year Leap: 28 Great Ideas That Changed the World (Revised 30 Year Anniversary Edition)

By: W. Cleon Skousen

Price: $5.55

Publisher: Franklin, TN, American Documents Publishing: 2009

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 4646477

ISBN: 0981559662

Condition: Used As New


The Five Thousand Year Leap will take you by the hand as you discover the ideals of the Founding Fathers and their 28 principles for success. The values explored in detail by Dr. Skousen range from the Founder's prerequisite that the Constitution was designed for a moral people, to a government empowered by the people with checks and balances, along with an understanding of the critical nature of fiscal responsibility and family values. This book sums up the secrets to w... View more info

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The 5000 Year Leap

By: W. Cleon Skousen

Price: $4.54

Publisher: NCCS: 2009

Seller ID: 5353978

ISBN: 0880801484

Condition: Used Like New


The nation the Founders built is now in the throes of a political, economic, social, and spiritual crisis that has driven many to an almost frantic search for modern solutions. The truth is that the solutions have been available for a long time -- in the writings of our Founding Fathers -- carefully set forth in this timely book. In The 5000 Year Leap: A Miracle That Changed the World, Discover the 28 Principles of Freedom our Founding Fathers said must be understood ... View more info

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The Five Thousand Year Leap: 28 Great Ideas That Changed the World (Revised 30 Year Anniversary Edition)

By: W. Cleon Skousen

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Franklin, TN, American Documents Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: 5555829

ISBN: 0981559662

Condition: Very Good


The Five Thousand Year Leap will take you by the hand as you discover the ideals of the Founding Fathers and their 28 principles for success. The values explored in detail by Dr. Skousen range from the Founder's prerequisite that the Constitution was designed for a moral people, to a government empowered by the people with checks and balances, along with an understanding of the critical nature of fiscal responsibility and family values. This book sums up the secrets to w... View more info

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A Creek Warrior for the Confederacy: The Autobiography of Chief G. W. Grayson (The Civilization of the American Indian Series)

By: W. David Baird

Price: $10.55

Publisher: Norman Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1991

Seller ID: 4242230

ISBN: 0806123222

Condition: New


Still wrapped in original plastic wrapper. "The publication of George Washington Grayson’s autobiography brings to light perhaps the only existing written account of a nineteenth-century Indian leader. Born in 1843 near present-day Eufaula, Oklahoma, Grayson served as a Confederate army officer during the Civil War and in various offices of the Creek Nation from 1870 until his death in 1920. . . .Baird has produced an excellent edition that makes Grayson’s autobiogra... View more info

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The Early History of Surgery

By: W. J. Bishop

Price: $4.55

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1960

Seller ID: 4646124

ISBN: 1566197988

Condition: New


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Berkeley at War: The 1960s

By: W. J. Rorabaugh

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1989

Seller ID: 4141773

ISBN: 0195066677

Condition: Good


Light wear. Berkeley, California stood at the center of the political, social, and cultural upheaval that made the 1960s a unique period in American history. In Berkeley at War, W.J. Rorabaugh, who attended the graduate school of the University of California at Berkeley in the 1970s, presents a lively, informative account of the events that changed forever what had once been a quiet, conservative white suburb. Rorabaugh's meticulously researched, authoritative narrative... View more info

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Billy The Kid: Beyond The Grave

By: W.C. Jameson

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Taylor Trade Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 5555408

ISBN: 1589791487

Condition: New


Did Billy the Kid escape to die in 1950 in Hico, Texas? W.C. Jameson analyzes the evidence, including use of new technology to produce a compelling case for Billy's survival. View more info

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Murder of Justice: New Jersey's Greatest Shame

By: Wayne D. Jones

Price: $22.05

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4646042

ISBN: 0533120233

Condition: Very Good


Very light wear. Long Awaited Truth Proves Hauptmann Innocent of the Lindbergh Kidnapping View more info

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Guns Freedom and Terrorism

By: Wayne Lapierre

Price: $2.93

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Wind Books: 2003

Seller ID: 009362

ISBN: 0785262210

Condition: Very Good


Previous owners name is on the first blank page. Gun control has long been a hot topic in the United States, and the controversy has only heightened since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Now, with a growing focus on homeland security, more and more Americans are asserting their Second Amendment right to bear arms. In Guns, Freedom, and Terrorism, NRA executive vice president Wayne LaPierre provides a fact-filled volume and tackles a number of subjects surr... View more info

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America Disarmed: Inside the U.N. and Obama's Scheme to Destroy the Second Amendment

By: Wayne LaPierre

Price: $5.10

Publisher: Washington, DC, WND Books: 2011

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 5151962

ISBN: 1936488434

Condition: Used Like New


Wayne LaPierre's explosive new book, America Disarmed, gives you a behind-the-scenes look at how President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are using the U.N. for their under the radar program to destroy the Second Amendment. In America Disarmed you will learn about the U.N. plans to impose gun control in America, the corrupt anti-gun organizations that do the U.N.'s bidding, and the inner workings of the anti-gun cabal President Obama has assembled for his a... View more info

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A Treasury of Virginia Tales: Unusual, Interesting and Little Known Stories of Virginia

By: Webb Garrison

Price: $2.55

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Rutledge Hill Press: 1991

Seller ID: 0607376

ISBN: 1558530975

Condition: Very Good


Unusual, interesting and little known stories of the state of Virginia. Virginia Tales is aimed at the target of familiarity-plus-novelty. These suspense-packed stories constitute "history for the ordinary person," and a few include really great traditions passed orally from generation to generation. View more info

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A Treasury of White House Tales: Fascinating, Colorful Stories of American Presidents and Their Families

By: Webb Garrison

Price: $4.55

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Rutledge Press: 1989

Seller ID: 0607561

ISBN: 1558533826

Condition: As New


From George Washington to George W. Bush, Americans have been fascinated with the men who held the most powerful office in the world. In A Treasury of White House Tales, fifty-one stories about our presidents and their families are told, illustrated with more than 100 photographs. Originally released in 1989, this book by popular writer Webb Garrison has been updated by his granddaughter to include stories about Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. In this book the reader wi... View more info

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Regarding Ellen Glasgow: Essays for Contemporary Readers

By: Welford Dunaway Taylor & George C. Longest

Price: $9.54

Publisher: Richmond, VA, The Library of Virginia: 2001

Seller ID: 858521

ISBN: 0884901882

Condition: Very Good


A small part of the corner of the first blank page has been cut away. On the day after Ellen Glasgow died an editorial tribute in the Richmond Times-Dispatch opened by stating, "The greatest woman Virginia has produced is dead." In the five decades since her death Ellen Glasgow's fictional chronical of Virginia life between 1860 and 1940 continues to attract academic and general readers alike. Glasgow, woman and author, has proved--and continues to prove--remarkably dura... View more info

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Miracle at Kitty Hawk: The Letters of Wilbur & Orville Wright

By: Wilbur & Orville Wright Edited by Fred Cl Kelly

Price: $5.05

Publisher: New York, NY, Da Capo Press: 2002

Seller ID: 20112

ISBN: 0306812037

Condition: Very Good


With little formal education and even fewer business skills, Wilbur and Orville Wright solved the scientific mystery that defeated the greatest minds of their day. This collection of six hundred letters between the two brothers traces the genesis of their flying machine, from their initial frustration to their bursts of discovery and the thrill of ultimate success. Witness the resourcefulness, good humor, and sheer pluck of America's most famous brothers. View more info

The Complete Book of U.S. Presidents: From George Washington to George Bush

By: William A. Degregorio

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, NY, Barricade Books: 1991

Seller ID: 011898

ISBN: 0942637380

Condition: Good


So completely updated, this edition will include brand new information about the life and election of the 1996 president—whoever that might be!—Take a factual look at each of our chief executives—their lives, loves, administrations, friends and foes, successes and failures. This totally comprehensive single-volume sourcebook is arranged in chronological order for easy reference and features a photographed portrait of each president. 43 photographs, 769 pages. View more info

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America: The Last Best Hope (Volume I) From the Age of Discovery to a World at War

By: William Bennet

Price: $2.55

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Nelson Current: 2006

Seller ID: 6662

ISBN: 1595550550

Condition: Very Good


A name is written on the first page. To rescue the future, we must remember our past. With command and wit, William J. Bennett reacquaints Americans with their heritage in an engaging narrative that cuts through the cobwebs of time, memory, and prevailing cynicism. Washington, Franklin, Lincoln, Roosevelt, and others reemerge not as marble icons or dust-dry names in a textbook, but as full-blooded, heroic pioneers whose far-reaching vision forged a nation that at... View more info

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Letters of John and Abigail Adams, 1762 to 1826

By: William Bennett (writer of forward and introduction)

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Westvaco Corporation: 2001

Seller ID: 4141476

Condition: New


In a box sleeve. 2001 Limited Edition, Westvaco Corp.....Hardcover with Matching Decorative Slipcase and Red Ribbon Bookmark.....Gift/Collectible Condition.....Illustrated End Papers View more info

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When Miners March

By: William C. Blizzard

Price: $7.54

Publisher: Oakland, CA, PM Press: 2010

Seller ID: 85858

ISBN: 1604863005

Condition: Very Good


Chronicling the West Virginia Mine Wars of the 1920s, this first-hand account of the coal miners' uprisings offers a new perspective on labor unrest during this time period. Complete with previously unpublished family photographs and documents, this retelling shares the experiences of Bill Blizzard, the author's father who was the leader of the Red Neck Army. The tensions between the union and the coal companies that led up to the famous Battle of Blair Mountain, the lar... View more info

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Roots of Resistance: The Nonviolent Ethic of Martin Luther King, Jr.

By: William D. Watley

Price: $5.55

Publisher: Valley Forge, PA, Judson Press: 1985

Seller ID: 16722

ISBN: 0817010920

Condition: Very Good


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Mortal Rivals: Superpower Relations from Nixon to Reagan

By: William G. Hyland

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1987

Seller ID: 5050681

ISBN: 0394557689

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's name is on the first blank page.Clean and sturdy. Small marker line on the bottom edge of the pages. Hyland, currently editor of Foreign Affairs , joined the CIA in the early 1950s as an analyst. By the 1970s he was deputy assistant for national security affairs in the Ford administration, and remained during the transition to the Carter presidency. As a senior White House official he participated in four summit meetings, and his insider's descriptions o... View more info

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Fluvanna History: William Henry Talley (1847-1910) A Life of Duty & Devotion

By: William Henry Talley, Jr.

Price: $13.55

Publisher: Palmyra, VA, Fluvanna Historical Society: 2012

Seller ID: 44582

ISBN: 0983919259

Condition: New


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Doors: Stories

By: William Hoffman

Price: $5.05

Publisher: Columbia, University of Missouri Press: 1999

Seller ID: 5151703

ISBN: 0826212387

Condition: Used As New


The southern landscape that pervades William Hoffman's latest collection of short stories, Doors, is at once familiar and unsettling. Returning to the people and locales that define Hoffman's fiction—ranging from the rednecks and the white-collar elite of Virginia's tobacco country to the families that work its Tidewater shores—Doors is a brilliant and moving exploration of individuals continually at odds with their circumstances. Primarily set in Tobaccoton, a fi... View more info

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Our Sacred Honor: Words of Advice from the Founders in Stories, Letters, Poems, and Speeches

By: William J. Bennett

Price: $2.55

Publisher: Nashville Tenessee, Broadman and Holman Publishers: 1997

Seller ID: 001659

ISBN: 0805401539

Condition: As New


Millions of American families have turned to "The Book of Virtues" and "The Moral Compass" by William J. Bennett for moral guidance in troubled times. "Our Sacred Honor" offers inspiration and instruction as well -- this time of a particularly American sort. In "Our Sacred Honor," Bennett has collected the best that has been thought and said by and about the men and women who founded America. The stories, songs, letters and speeches collected in "Our Sacred Honor" are an... View more info

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Our Sacred Honor: Words of Advice from the Founders in Stories, Letters, Poems, and Speeches

By: William J. Bennett

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1997

Seller ID: 006334

ISBN: 068484138X

Condition: As New


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Our Sacred Honor: Words of Advice from the Founders in Stories, Letters, Poems, and Speeches

By: William J. Bennett

Price: $2.05

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1997

Seller ID: 15520

ISBN: 068484138X

Condition: Very Good


Millions of American families have turned to The Book of Virtues and The Moral Compass by William J. Bennett for moral guidance in troubled times. Our Sacred Honor offers inspiration and instruction as well...this time of a particularly American sort. The lessons it contains are especially welcome. We live in a time when the practice of representative government in the United States of America is under siege from both the left and the right. Scandals abound. We are fi... View more info

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Our Country's Founders: A Book of Advice for Young People

By: William J. Bennett

Price: $4.55

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1998

Seller ID: 15922

ISBN: 0689844697

Condition: Very Good


Encouraged by the thousands of young Americans who enjoyed The Book of Virtues for Young People, William J. Bennett returns with an inspiring collection drawn from the best-selling adult book Our Sacred Honor. This adapted version highlights the speeches, letters, poems, and articles of the brave men and women who founded our great nation, including George Washington, John and Abigail Adams, and Benjamin Franklin. Their advice on values such as patriotism, love, civil... View more info

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Our Sacred Honor: Words of Advice from the Founders in Stories, Letters, Poems, and Speeches

By: William J. Bennett

Price: $2.55

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Broadman & Holman Publishers: 1997

Seller ID: 5235

ISBN: 0805401539

Condition: Very Good


Millions of American families have turned to "The Book of Virtues" and "The Moral Compass" by William J. Bennett for moral guidance in troubled times. "Our Sacred Honor" offers inspiration and instruction as well -- this time of a particularly American sort. In "Our Sacred Honor," Bennett has collected the best that has been thought and said by and about the men and women who founded America. The stories, songs, letters and speeches collected in "Our Sacred Honor" are an... View more info