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  • 1,003 Great Things About Getting Older

    By Lisa Birnbach

    Our Price: $10.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780836226997
    • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Pub
    • Published: June 1997
    Grandma Moses was old. Methuselah was old. Bob Hope was old. But boomers getting gray hairs and wrinkles? It can't be!Aging has been a normal human condition since the dawn of humankind, but for the boundless boomer bulge hitting its thirties, forties, and fifties, giving aging angst a whole new meaning. In this hilarious book, well-known humor writers Lisa Birnbach, Ann Hodgman, Patricia Marx, and David Owen have brought together countless reasons for their maturing compatriots to look on the bright side of getting older. 1,003 Great Things About Getting Older will convince you that aging isn't so bad. Finally you can eat dinner at 4:00. Your Pineapple Pez Dispenser is worth $900. Chances grow smaller every year that you will die in childbirth. You'll learn about nonagenarians like the Delaney sisters, Henny Youngman, and Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., and the secrets of the very old (yogurt, scotch, and pain killers). All in all, the book is a compendium of humor, trivia and real information.1,003 Great Things About Getting Older is a perfect feel-good gift to raise the spirits of anyone concerned about a few wrinkles or gray hairs.
  • Anti-Submarine Warfare: An Ilustrated History

    By David Owen

    Our Price: $42.95
    • ISBN-13: 9781591140146
    • Publisher: US Naval Institute Press
  • Cabinet's Finest Hour: The Hidden Agenda of May 1940

    By David Owen

    Our Price: $29.95
    • ISBN-13: 9781910376553
    • Publisher: Haus Pub.
  • Copies In Seconds: Chester Carlson and the Birth of the Xerox Machine

    By David Owen

    Our Price: $21.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780743251181
    • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
    • Published: May 2005
    A history of the photocopier offers a portrait of reserved physics graduate Chester Carlson, who invented the copier to ease his job as a patent clerk and who saw his marketing efforts daunted by numerous rejections, before the head of Xerox research recognized the machine's potential. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.
  • English Philanthropy, 1660-1960

    By David Owen

    Our Price: $20.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781399894661
    • Publisher: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
    • Published: 1964
  • Espionage: Fascinating Stories of Spies and Spying

    By David Owen

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780762108121
    • Publisher: Reader's Digest
    • Published: November 2006
    Comprehensive in its sweep, 'Espionage' is authoritative and informative, as accessible as it is enthralling. Investigative reporter David Owen thoroughly covers the trade - its history, from medieval Venice to the currentwar in Iraq, its operational methods, and its wide-ranging players, patriots, profiteers, and traitors. Based on previously unavailable documents, now made public under the Freedom of Information Act, 'Espionage' sheds light on the everyday challenges and priorities of spies in our midst.
  • Little Book of Forensics: 50 of the World's Most Infamous Criminal Cases Solved by Science

    By David Owen

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: FlexiBind
    • ISBN-13: 9780061374203
    • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS
    • Published: February 2008
    Reveals how fifty famous international criminal cases were solved by leading-edge scientific methods, in a layperson's anthology that documents the applications of a wide variety of technologies, from DNA analysis and toxicology to document identification and electronic forensics. Original. 20,000 first printing.
  • My Usual Game: Adventures in Golf

    By David Owen

    Our Price: $19.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780385483384
    • Publisher: Main Street Books
    • Published: May 1996
    A funny, offbeat chronicle of the author's experiences with the game includes a week spent with the inventor of the modern golf club, travels with friends to tacky Myrtle Beach, and the secret relationship between golf and beer. Reprint.
  • Tasmanian Tiger: The Tragic Tale of How the World Lost Its Most Mysterious Predator

    By David Owen

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780801879524
    • Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
    • Published: April 2004
    Once the world's largest marsupial predator, the doglike Tasmanian tiger ranged across Australia & as far north as New Guinea--after humans introduced dingoes to the area 4,000 years ago, the misnamed 'tiger' was driven to extinction everywhere except the island of Tasmania; this book chronicles its evolutionary origins & ill-fated encounter with European civilization as well as the ongoing fascination with the 'Tassie Toger' as a potent symbol of wildlife conservation.
  • The Conundrum

    By David Owen

    Our Price: $34.99
    • Format: Audio/CD
    • ISBN-13: 9781452607177
    • Publisher: Tantor Media Inc
    • Published: March 2012
    Outlines a practical contrarian manifesto on modern environmental issues that challenges perceptions that current practices will be sufficient, revealing facts and ways to apply initially counter-intuitive but ultimately beneficial methods for securing asustainable environment.
  • The Conundrum

    By David Owen

    Our Price: $24.99
    • Format: Audio/CD
    • ISBN-13: 9781452657172
    • Publisher: Tantor Media Inc
    • Published: March 2012
    Outlines a practical contrarian manifesto on modern environmental issues that challenges perceptions that current practices will be sufficient, revealing facts and ways to apply initially counter-intuitive but ultimately beneficial methods for securing asustainable environment.
  • The Making of the Masters: Clifford Roberts, Augusta National, and Golf's Most Prestigious Tournament

    By David Owen

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780684857299
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: April 1999
    A history of the prestigious Masters Golf Tournament draws on the archives of the Augusta National Golf Club to trace the evolution of the event
  • The Vocation Lectures: 'Science as a Vocation'; 'Politics as a Vocation'

    By Max Weber

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780872206656
    • Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
    • Published: March 2004
  • Viva! Alfa Romeo

    By David Owen

    Our Price: $25.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780854292073
    • Publisher: HAYNES
    • Published: November 1976
  • Where the Water Goes: Life and Death Along the Colorado River

    By David Owen

    Our Price: $14.00 - $28.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781594633775
    • Publisher: Riverhead Books
    • Published: April 2017

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