Made in America
This Book is an informal history of the English Language in America. So often we wonder why we call something this or that. A must when friends come over as a reference.
The Ends of Greatness
by Gene Smith
Four great and ultimately tragic figures in European History. Douglas Haig, Philippe Petain. Walter Rathenau, and Anthony Eden. This book reads like a Novel. One of my favorite all-time books.
The Mind of the Apostle
by A.N. Wilson
From Paul sprang the Christian Church as we know it today. He is Christianity's true inventor.
by General Editor:
Mark C. Carnes
Movies have a tremendous power of shaping perceptions of the past. Historical accuracy is not hollywood's game. This book is loaded with pictures and amazing insights.
Wilderness at Dawn:
The Settling of the North American Continent
by Ted Morgan
Beginnig with prehistoric man's first forays across the Bering Land Bridge, Morgan unfurls a rich tapestry of lost civilizations and Indian accomplishments. Would-be politicians, ambitious explorers and transplanted Europeans confront the wilderness.
Witness to America
by Stephen Ambrose & Douglas
An illustrated Documentary history of the United States from the Revolution to Today.
by Thornton Wilder
First produced and publised in 1938, this Pulitzer Prize winning drama of life in the small village of Grover's Corners has become an American classic and is Thornton Wilder's most renowned and most frequently performed play.
The New Thought Police
by Tammy Bruce
Our freedom to speak our minds is under attack. like the Thought Police of George Orwell's 1984, powerful special interest groups on the left are mounting a withering assault on our rights in the name of "social equality."
King of Kings
by Malachi Martin
A novel about the life and times of David, Hebrew King. A shepherd who slew Goliath, master millitary commander, and then King.
Christianity on Trial
by Vincent Carroll & David Shiflett
This well-written book convincingly argues that Christianity has not been bad news for civilization---despite popular cliches, half-truths, and outright lies to the contrary.
The Intelligence of Dogs
by Stanley Coren
A fascinating account of the history of the Dog. Does man's best friend have a soul? A consciousness?
Bury Me Standing
by Isabel Fonseca
ISBN# 0 679 73743 X
Sharp insights into the humor, language, wisdom, and taboos of the Roma. The gypsies, Europe's largest, least-known and most beleaguered minority.
ISLAM UNVEILED:Disturbing questions about the world's fastest growing faith
by Robert Spencer/David Pryce-Jones
Islam. A religion of peace?
OUR OLDEST ENEMY: A History of America's disastorous relationship with France
by John L. Miller and Mark Molesky
Exposes the historical MYTH that the French are friends of the U.S.A.
Uncle Sam's Plantation: How the Welfare Bureaucracy Enslaves America's poor and What we can do about it
by Starr Parker
America has two economic systems: capitalism for the rich and socialism for the poor. This double-minded approach seems to keep the poor enslaved to poverty while the rich get richer.
Forty Ways To Look at JFK
by Gretchen Rubin
Statesman and hero, opportunist and fraud. John F. Kennedy's contradictions have inspired such fascination that the public's interest in him has never dimmed.
Cry Wolf:A Political Fable
by Paul Lake
This book is the Animal Farm of the 21st Century. This book should be required reading in all High Schools and Colleges. Though a fable, it is reality so vivid that it will upset you when the truth of it sinks in.
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Groucho Marx 1979