Release Date: February 2, 2010
In 1951, Tobacco Farmer Henrietta Lacks died of cervical cancer. Before her death, cervical cells were harvested without her consent and became the first human cells to grow in a lab. They would grow an entire generation of new cells in a 24-hour period. Over the years those cells, known as HeLa to scientists, became a hot commodity in the scientific world standing at the forefront of some of the greatest medical breakthroughs, but Henrietta Lacks remained largely unknown. Unknown—until her daughter started looking to find out more about the mother she’d never known.
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Publication Date: January 24, 2017
The Life and the Adventures of a Haunted Convict is the nineteenth-century account of the life of Austin Reed, a free, black man born in 1823 who spent his life between hard labor, indentured servitude and incarceration at America’s first industrial prison. The recently discovered manuscript written when Reed was still in prison was authenticated by Yale scholar, Caleb Smith and includes letters written by Reed later in his life.
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Release Date: December 28, 2012
Appalachia Mountain Folklore is a collection of 40 paranormal stories some handed down through generations and some recent ghost sightings.
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Publication Date: November 11, 2014
“Inside Job” is a look at how our inner workings impact our larger world, and how we can better our business sense. Mark Sephton uses both good and bad personal experiences to illustrate business and life lessons.
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Publication Date: February 9, 2016
Join Renee and her friend, Inna, as they spend two days touring Paris.
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Release Date: August 5, 2014
A look at the life of the great Vincent Price through the eyes of his daughter, Victoria Price.
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Release Date: August 7, 2012
Philosophy and The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy s a collection of nine essays examining the philosophy behind “Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy,” the best-selling work by the late author Douglas Adams.
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Publication Date: July 1, 2013
[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”1909365165″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51lqYdFHxfL._SL160_.jpg” width=”110″]The Bluffer’s Guide to Insider Hollywood (Bluffer’s Guides)
is an informational guide to making your way into insider Hollywood and bluffing your way to the top of the industry.
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Publication Date: February 21, 2013
[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B00BJC5M7E” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/513GrawzKZL._SL160_.jpg” width=”120″]Can dogs smell cancer in their owners? We know that working dogs use their keen sense of smell in their daily jobs, but did you know that dogs can smell certain maladies including cancer in their owners.
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Publication Date: December 1, 2010
Carol Henderson and Mohanalakshmi Rajakumar compiled these essays from students at Qatar University and Education City in 2007 as part of a free form project. They urged the students to write whatever came to them. What resulted was a compilation of essays reflecting a changing culture. This anthology of essays is a re-presentation from Qatar Narratives.
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