Robert Menzies claimed the prime ministership in 1939 and led the nation during the early years of the war, but resigned two years later when he lost the confidence of his party. His political career seemed over, and yet he staged one of the great comebacks to ... read more
|Author:||Gianni Russo; Patrick Picciarelli (As told to)|
|Reading Level:||3 Biography|
The rollicking adventures of a real-life mobster-turned-actor who helped make The Godfather a reality.
Gianni Russo was a handsome 25-year-old mobster with no acting experience when he walked onto the set of The Godfather ... read more
Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page is the photographic autobiography and visual history of the world's most iconic guitar player. With incredible attention to detail, Page has chosen hundreds of photographs representing significant moments in his career: from a schoolboy with a rock-a... read more
|Author:||Mark Twain; Benjamin Griffin (Editor); Harriet E. Smith (Editor); Victor Fischer (Editor); Michael B. Frank (Editor); Sharon K. Goetz (Editor); Robert Hirst (Other Primary Creator); Leslie Diane Myrick (Editor)|
|Series:||Mark Twain Papers|
The year 2010 marked the 100th anniversary of Mark Twain's death. In celebration of this important milestone and in honor of the cherished tradition of publishing Mark Twain's works, UC Press published Autobiography of Mar... read more
At the outbreak of World War I, 129 women were registered as medical practitioners in Australia, and many of them were eager to contribute their skills and expertise to the war effort. For the military establishment, however, the notion of women doctors serving on the battlefie... read more
The bestselling author of In Falling Snow returns with a spellbinding tale of friendship, love and loyalty
Why not cut the crap, take the pressure off and admit to the moments, days, weeks and months when the wheels of the household do fall off?
|Author:||Jo Stewart; Lisa Gillard (Illustrator)|
This tongue-in-cheek book is a pop culture time capsule, celebrating and reliving the 1990s in all its tacky glory.
A flashback to the iconic pop cultural moments of the decade--this is history at its most irreverent and enga... read more
|Series:||Pocket Notebook Collection 3- Set Ser.|
Celebrate three houses from HBO's epic television series Game of Thrones with this artfully designed pocket notebook set. House Lannister, House Stark, and House Targaryen are three of the most powerful families in Westeros. The words... read more
|Series:||Extraordinary Lives Ser.|
Lawyer, writer, activist and First Lady of the United States of America, Michelle Obama has become a role model and modern icon all over the world. From her childhood in Chicago, to her role as an advocate for women and diversity, via her incredibly influe... read more