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This reprint from 1941 is an in-depth exploration of the history, people, and politics of Yugoslavia, by novelist and writer Rebecca West (1892-1983). The lengthy volume began as a travel book but turned into a detailed study that includes history and cultural commentary about relationships among ethnic groups and about everyday life. It is organized by different regions, including Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro, and Macedonia. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Diaries

By George Orwell

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Traces the history of the Parthenon, explains how and why its sculptures and friezes were taken to Britain, and discusses the arguments for returning them
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Mortality

By Christopher Hitchens

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Presented on 2 CDs; Unabridged.
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Mortality

By Christopher Hitchens

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The author Hitch-22 describes his ultimately losing battle with esophageal cancer while writing columns for Vanity Fair on politics and culture and also describing his personal and philosophical view of life and death. (biography & autobiography). Simultaneous.
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Presented on 4 CDs with a 5-hour Runtime; Unabridged.
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Traces the lives of members of the Trueba family, beginning with clairvoyant Clara del Valle's summoning of the man she intends to marry, ambitious Esteban Trueba, and following three generations over the course of a century of violent change and their participation in the history of their times. 15,000 first printing.
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Presented on 2 CDs with a 2-hour Runtime; Unabridged.
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Presented on 5 CDs with a 6.25-hour Runtime; Unabridged.
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(Eminent Lives series). Renowned as a fearless public speaker on political and social issues, Hitchens, author of, among other books, 'Why Orwell Matters,' and, most recently, 'A Long Short War: The Postponed Liberation of Iraq,' produces a compelling new biography of Thomas Jefferson that demonstrates his (Jefferson's) versatility. 160p.
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First published in 1791, Thomas Paine's timeless text 'Declaration of the Rights of Man' is a uniquely American defense of man's inalienable rights. Now, in 'Thomas Paine's Rights of Man,' bestselling author and commentator Christopher Hitchens examines this vital work, demonstrating how it established the philosophical basis of our democracy and how it is still viable in today's increasingly controlled society. Timely and sure tobe controversial, this invaluable resource offers a glimpse into the mind of one of America's greatest political thinkers and into a possible future in which America continues to hold dear the value of rights and reason. (3 CDs/3.5 hrs)
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Classic and contemporary photographs, essays, and caricatures covering nearly a century of cinematic idol worship, from 1914 to today; the power, beauty, and glamour of those whose artificial paradise we refuse to surrender, excepting our surrender to the likes of Garbo, Madonna, Gable, and Nicholson. Photo-images from Cecil Beaton to Annie Leibovitz to Mario Testino. Color/black-and-whit photography. 320p.
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