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Not Just the Levees Broke By PhyllisMontana-Leblanc

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Not Just the Levees Broke By PhyllisMontana-Leblanc
Called "one of the rawest specimens of classic Nawlins spitfire you'll ever find" by Newsweek, and featured in Spike Lee's HBO documentary When the Levees Broke, Phyllis Montana-Leblanc gives an astounding and poignant account of how she and her husband lived through one of our nation's worst disasters, and continue to put their lives back together. New OrleAns Hurricane Katrina survivor Phyllis Leblanc reveals moment by moment the impending doom she and her family experienced during one of the greatest disasters in contemporary American history. The initial weather forecast, the public warnings from officials, and then the increasingly devastating developments -- the winds and rain, the rising waters -- Not Just the Levees Broke begs the question, What would you do in a life-and-death situation with your family and neighbors facing the ultimate test of character? Not Just the Levees Broke is a portrayal of the …

Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man's Smile By Gyles Brandreth

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Oscar Wilde and the Dead Man's Smile By Gyles Brandreth
Playwright and raconteur Oscar Wilde embarks on another adventure as he sets sail for America in the 1880s on a roller coaster of a lecture tour. But the adventure doesn't truly begin until Oscar boards an ocean liner headed back across the Atlantic and joins a motley crew led by French impresario Edmond La Grange. As Oscar becomes eNtangled with the La Grange acting dynasty, he suspects that all is not as it seems. What begins with a curious death at sea soon escalates to a series of increasingly macabre tragedies once the troupe arrives in Paris to perform Hamlet. A strange air of indifference surrounds these seemingly random events, inciting Oscar to dig deeper, aided by his friends Robert Sherard and the divine Sarah Bernhardt. What he discovers is a horrifying secret -- one that may bring him closer to his own last chapter than anyone could have imagined. As intelligent as it is beguiling, this third installment in t…

Love and Honor By Randall Wallace

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Love and Honor By Randall Wallace
From the New York Times bestselling author of Pearl Harbor and Oscar-nominated writer of Braveheart comes an epic historical page-turner: the gripping, unforgettable story of a patriot's secret mission in Russia to save America from certain defeat on the eve of the Revolutionary War. A brilliant soldier and passionate patriot, Virginia cavalryman Kieran Selkirk is summoned to a clandestine meeting in the winter of 1774. There he finds none other than Benjamin Franklin, who reveals that the British have asked Catherine the Great, the ruthless and mysterious ruler of Russia, to provide twenty thousand of heR soldiers to help stamp out the revolution brewing in America. Such a force, fresh from brutal warfare with the Turks, would crush all hope of American independence. Selkirk's assignment is straightforward -- and astounding. He is to travel to Russia disguised as a British mercenary, offer his services to the Tsarina in putting down a Cossack…

Blue Nude By Elizabeth Rosner

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Blue Nude By Elizabeth Rosner
Once a prominent painter, Danzig now shares his wisdom and technique with students at San Francisco?s Art Institute?yet his own canvases remain empty. When he meets Israeli-born Merav, the beautiful new model for his clAss, he senses she may reignite his artistic passion. Merav moved to California to escape the danger and violence of the Middle East, yet she cannot outrun her fears about the past. As the characters challenge one another, Rosner lyrically uncovers their disparate upbringings, their creative awakenings, and their similarly painful, often catastrophic, love lives to propel them toward reconciliation, redemption, and ultimately revival.

Barbie: The Princess and the Pauper - Review By Steven Winslow

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Barbie: The Princess and the Pauper - Review By Steven Winslow
Barbie The Princess and the Pauper ReviewYou earn a check that only gets you by enough to pay your bills. Maybe you struggle to make a car payment. You really want to play Barbie The Princess and the Pauper, but your budget does not allow you to buy both. What should you get? Will tHis be my next big purchase?Picking good games can be hard. Avoiding duds can be even more difficult. That's why smart consumers turn to experts on the subject. Writing about Barbie The Princess and the Pauper is our passion. Extensive game review and analysis for Barbie The Princess and the Pauper. Barbie The Princess and the Pauper - Review helps you decide to buy or download Barbie The Princess and the Pauper. Get all the reviews for all the latest consoles here. Now you can easily discover if your new upcoming game will be exactly what you were looking for

Vampire Hunters - Review By J.C. Hildebrand

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Vampire Hunters - Review By J.C. Hildebrand
Vampire Hunters ReviewYou earn a check that only gets you by enough to pay your bills. Maybe you struggle to make a car payment. You really want to play Vampire Hunters, but your budget does not allow you to buy both. What should you get? Will tHis be my next big purchase?Picking good games can be hard. Avoiding duds can be even more difficult. That's why smart consumers turn to experts on the subject. Writing about Vampire Hunters is our passion. Extensive game review and analysis for Vampire Hunters. Vampire Hunters - Review helps you decide to buy or download Vampire Hunters. Get all the reviews for all the latest consoles here. Now you can easily discover if your new upcoming game will be exactly what you were looking for

Memoirs of An Unfit Mother By Anne Robinson

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Memoirs of An Unfit Mother By Anne Robinson
Who is Anne Robinson? She's the notorious grand inquisitor of the television sensation The Weakest Link. She's the first woman in nearly half a century to host a prime-time game show. She's the highest-paid female journalist in British history. She warrants fan mail and death threats, fear and loathing, unqualified admiration and unabashed hatred.... But what you don't know about the Host from Hell could fill a book. From pioneering journalist to overnight pop-culture phenomEnon, Anne Robinson tells all with the same bar-nothing candor that won her the honor of "rudest woman on TV" (Britain's TVTimes). But now Anne Robinson trains her steely-eyed focus on her own past. With unblinking honesty she shares the events of her formative upbringing by a sensitive father and a driven, hardworking mother who was "part magic, part monster." With unreserved pride she reveals the headline-making battles to carve …