Nonfiction

Eric Jay Dolin, Black Flags, Blue Waters

Set against the backdrop of the Age of Exploration, Black Flags, Blue Waters reveals the dramatic and surprising history of American piracy’s “Golden Age”—spanning the late 1600s through the early 1700s—when lawless pirates plied the coastal waters of North America and beyond.

Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781631492105
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - September 18th, 2018

Cheryl Suchors, 48 Peaks

Floundering in her second career, the one she's always wanted, forty-eight year old Cheryl Suchors resolves that, despite a fear of heights, her mid-life success depends on hiking the highest of the grueling White Mountains in New Hampshire. All forty-eight of them. She endures injuries, novice mistakes, and the heartbreaking loss of a best friend. When breast cancer threatens her own life, she seeks solace and recovery in the wild.

48 Peaks: Hiking and Healing in the White Mountains Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781631524738
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Published: She Writes Press - September 11th, 2018

David Mahood, One Green Deed Spawns Another

One Green Deed Spawns Another traces the unusual path David Mahood followed to become environmentally active, which brought him in contact with some exceptional individuals. Some are as well-known as celebrities; others have flown under the radar.  All of them have equally distinctive stories that have inspired and influenced his philosophy on our relationship to our habitat and fellow species.

One Green Deed Spawns Another: Tales of Inspiration on the Quest for Sustainability Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780999487693
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Published: Olive Designs - November 30th, 2017

Herb Pearce, Presidential Profiles

This book explores the personalities of all United States Presidents, with the addition of understanding their Enneagram and Myers-Briggs personality types. It's a challenge to discover the real personality of each president due to the abundance of myth and image-making that surrounds the office in general. This includes exaggerated anecdotes and stories, debunking from opposed political parties, inaccurate or contradictory information, patriotic rewriting of history and skewed perspectives. Pearce has gathered and studied in depth a great deal of presidential information.

Presidential Profiles: Washington to Trump: Enneagram and Myers-Briggs Perspectives Cover Image
By Herb Pearce, Jan Larivee (Editor)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781983499876
Availability: Available at Warehouse
Published: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform - January 15th, 2018

Shelley Drake Hawks, The Art of Resistance

The Art of Resistance surveys the lives of seven painters--Ding Cong (1916-2009), Feng Zikai (1898-1975), Li Keran (1907-89), Li Kuchan (1898-1983), Huang Yongyu (b. 1924), Pan Tianshou (1897-1971), and Shi Lu (1919-82)--during China's Cultural Revolution (1966-1976), a time when they were considered counterrevolutionary and were forbidden to paint.

The Art of Resistance: Painting by Candlelight in Mao's China Cover Image
$65.00
ISBN: 9780295741956
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Published: University of Washington Press - December 11th, 2017

Andrew Lawler, The Secret Token

In 1587, 115 men, women, and children arrived at Roanoke Island on the coast of North Carolina to establish the first English settlement in the New World. But when the new colony's leader returned to Roanoke from a resupply mission, his settlers had vanished, leaving behind only a single clue--a "secret token" etched into a tree.

The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780385542012
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Published: Doubleday Books - June 5th, 2018

Elizabeth Garber, Implosion

What could be cooler, thinks teen Elizabeth Garber in 1965, than to live in a glass house designed by her architect dad? Ever since childhood, she's adored everything he loves--his XKE Jaguar, modern art, and his Eames black leather chair--and she's been inspired by his passionate intensity as he teaches her about modern architecture.

Implosion: Memoir of an Architect's Daughter Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781631523519
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Published: She Writes Press - June 12th, 2018

David Wanczyk, Beep

In Beep, David Wanczyk illuminates the sport of blind baseball to show us a remarkable version of America's pastime. With balls tricked out to squeal three times per second, and with bases that buzz, this game of baseball for the blind is both innovative and intense. And when the best beep baseball team in America, the Austin Blackhawks, takes on its international rival, Taiwan Homerun, no one's thinking about disability.

Beep: Inside the Unseen World of Baseball for the Blind Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780804011891
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Published: Swallow Press - January 9th, 2018

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