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In 1951 a hardened young army lieutenant must balance his belief in the United Nations’ mission with his contempt for the seemingly futile methods used to achieve it. Lt. John Winston finally resolves this conflict, and the repercussions will haunt him forever.
This beautifully illustrated board book tells the whimsical story of how a little leprechaun protects the secret of his pot o’ gold. Saving the best for last, literally, the book houses a plush leprechaun toy that may be removed after turning the final page. Boardbook.
From his steamer voyage from jazz age New York to Cap Haitien to his punishing trek through the island’s interior jungle to his rapt, yet fearful, attendance at an authentic voodoo ceremony, Richard A. Loederer captures the sights, sounds, and sensations of this mysterious Caribbean republic.
Acutely aware of lifetimes of missed opportunities and mistakes, the characters in James Everett Kibler’s new novel unconsciously hold on to a persistent hope. Walking Toward Home presents snapshots of small-town people as they continue to care for the living while mourning the dead in ways that are not uniquely Southern, but universal in purpose. The magnetism of the local country store attracts a diverse group of neighbors who tell stories and impart wisdom that was earned the hard way. Hardcover.
Mass-produced goods versus time-honored, handcrafted piecework became a topic of great concern in the watch industry of Piaget’s time. With the advent of mechanization, watches were mass-produced in America at cheaper prices, opening up a middle-class market for a cookie cutter product. However, the Swiss stood by their exacting workmanship, thereby creating a great rivalry and competition for the American watchmaking market. As a native of Switzerland and an American citizen, this expert craftsman felt uniquely positioned to weigh in on the merits and deficiencies of both. He offers his professional and unbiased insight in The Watch: Hand Work Versus Machinery.
God speaks, or “whispers” to Jo Denson’s spirit through her everyday life and daily Bible reading, and shows her His works and promises, the “wonders,” in the miracles that occur daily.
The honeysuckle has been called “the wild wanderer of the South.” With its roots firmly in the ground, the honeysuckle’s vines travel with fragile blooms and sweet liquid. In much the same way, the verses in this collection of poetry offer a taste of Alabama. The beauty and meaning expressed in “Beachcombing,” “Spring Burning,” and “First Flowers” translates easily to those outside the state.
Ideal for sending a thoughtful message to family and friends, these postcards are reminiscent of the simple charm of the warm Southern countryside. The book includes thirty postcards in color, complete with the common and scientific names of the flowers on the back.
Modern business has become a game of politics. Like politicians in Washington, many executives do not write their own speeches, and companies regularly “spin” information to make the corporation look as positive and successful as possible.
We associate quilts with warmth, beauty, family, and home. A quilt can also stand for a personal journey, a celebration, and the vows one makes to oneself. Hardcover.
What, exactly, are wings, and why are they so important? As Sue Augustine tells us, wings are important because they provide a Power of Purpose. They allow women to navigate the currents of the winds of life and avoid the barriers and obstacles in it. Hardcover.
You don’t need a pair of ruby slippers to achieve the stellar sales you’ve only dreamed of. Now, with the help of this guide, anyone may follow the Yellow Brick Road to substantial sales success. Coinciding with the sixtieth anniversary of the timeless film, Sidney Friedman has selected the twelve greatest scenes in The Wizard of Oz to offer inspiration, encouragement, and instruction to aspiring sales superstars.
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