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  • 101 Secrets of the Freemasons

    By Barb Karg

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781440503788
    • Publisher: Adams Media Corp
    • Published: August 2009
    From the illustrious George Washington and the infamous J. Edgar Hoover to brilliant imaginer Walt Disney and bad boy of baseball Ty Cobb, Freemasons have influenced every aspect of American life. Yet this secret society remains as controversial and mysterious as ever. In this book, you'll learn the truth about:The power and meaning behind the symbols, rites, and ritualsAlleged connections with Jack the Ripper, the KKK, and the Holy GrailFreemasons vs. the NazisThe centuries-long rivalry with the Catholic ChurchFreemasonry's growing influence here and abroad As the largest - and oldest - fraternal organization, the Freemasons will continue to shape the world we live in for the foreseeable future. With this tell-all guide, you'll unravel the mystery of this intriguing society - one secret at a time!
  • History Detectives: Explore Lincoln's Letter, Parker's Sax and Mark Twain's Watch and Many More Mysteries of America's Past

    By Barb Karg

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780470190630
    • Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS
    • Published: July 2008
    Explore the secrets of America's past with the official companion to PBS's History DetectivesCould a Civil War POW have fashioned a working camera from a tin can, a spyglass lens, and a pine plank? What can an ancient and battered banjo reveal about America's musical and segregated past? How could a man save his own life by proving that he had forged a painting? These are just a few of the intriguing and puzzling questions posed to super sleuths Wes Cowan, Elyse Luray, Gwendolyn Wright, and Tukufu Zuberi in this fascinating book.The perfect companion to the hit public television series, including an episode guide, this book is filled with intriguing case files, pictures, how-to's, and checklists that bring mysteries to life and give you the practical advice and tips you need to solve your own historical puzzles. From genealogical research to patent and property searches to DNA analysis and more, it gives you the lowdown on all of the high-tech tools that can help get to the bottom of a case. Packed with fun and useful information for the whole family, it will deepen your appreciation for the way in which seemingly ordinary objects can connect you to important people and events from the past and give you the know-how to do some history detecting of your own.
  • Letters to My Mother: Tributes to the Women Who Give Us Life - and Love

    By Barb Karg

    Our Price: $13.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781598691689
    • Publisher: ADAMS MEDIA
    • Published: March 2007

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