Mckinley Murder And The Pan American Exposition

Author: Roger Pickenpaugh
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476625913
Size: 46.92 MB
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This new treatment of the McKinley assassination is the first to focus on the compelling story of the Exposition: its labor and construction challenges; the garish Midway; the fight for inclusion of an accurate African-American display to ...

Buffalo Noir

Author: Ed Park
Publisher: Akashic Books
ISBN: 1617754218
Size: 38.49 MB
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The stories, with settings all over the city, provide a virtual tour of what's noir about Buffalo, and Buffalo about noir." --Artvoice "Buffalo gets its day in the dark with 183 pages of marvelous yarns....A true treat.

Inside The Machine Art And Invention In The Electronic Age

Author: Megan Prelinger
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393248372
Size: 57.78 MB
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But, as cultural historian Megan Prelinger explores here, the history of electronics in the twentieth century is not only a history of scientific discoveries carried out in laboratories across America.

The Turk

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780425190395
Size: 32.27 MB
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Describes the eighteenth-century invention by Wolfgang von Kempeden of the Turk, a mechanical man fashioned of wood, powered by clockwork, and capable of playing chess, examining the machine's remarkable career in light of the industrial ...

Death At St Vedast

Author: Mary Lawrence
Publisher: Kensington
ISBN: 1617737151
Size: 26.95 MB
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During the tempestuous reign of Henry VIII, London alchemist Bianca Goddard has seen up close what keeps a man alive—and what can kill him.

Random Winds

Author: Belva Plain
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1473627591
Size: 78.49 MB
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From a quiet turn-of-the-century village in upstate New York to war-torn London, from the bedsides of the rural poor to the life-and-death urgency of a New York hospital, comes a powerful epic of three generations of doctors in one family.

The Woodchipper Murder

Author: Arthur Herzog
Publisher: Arthur Herzog III
ISBN: 0595183549
Size: 38.91 MB
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" Helle Crafts was last seen on November 18, 1986. In the style of a brilliant detective novel, Arthur Herzog skillfully re-creates the hour-by-hour circumstantial details that inform this grisly true-crime narrative.

The Anvil Of Ice

Author: Michael Scott Rohan
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 057509222X
Size: 59.12 MB
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The chronicles of THE WINTER OF THE WORLD echo down the ages in half-remembered myth and song - tales of mysterious powers of the Mastersmiths, of the forging of great weapons, of the subterranean kingdoms of the duergar, of Gods who walked ...

Tacoma Confidential

Author: Paul LaRosa
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780451217264
Size: 66.76 MB
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In the quiet town of Gig Harbor, Washington, well-liked police chief David Brame, distraught over his impending divorce, shoots his wife to death in front of their two children, and then kills himself, shocking residents and opening an ...