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Indians of the Yosemite Valley and Vicinity Their History, Customs and Traditions By Galen Clark
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Galen Clark (March 28, 1814 – March 24, 1910) is known as... More > the first European American to discover the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoia trees, and is notable for his role in gaining legislation to protect it and the Yosemite area, and for 24 years serving as Guardian of Yosemite National Park.Galen Clark was born in Shipton, Canada East (now Quebec) in 1814. He joined the westward migration as a youth. In Missouri he met and married Rebecca McCoy. They had two children who survived until after their parents' deaths: Elvira M., who married and became a doctor in Oakland, California; and another daughter who married John T. Regan of Springfield, Massachusetts.After his wife died young, Clark moved to California to seek his fortune, probably about 1848 at the time of the California Gold Rush. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galen_Clark< Less
Delusion; or, The Witch of New England By Eliza Buckminster Lee
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Eliza Lee Cabot Follen (August 15, 1787 Boston - January 26, 1860... More > Brookline, Massachusetts) was an author and abolitionist.She was the daughter of Samuel Cabot of Boston. When he died in 1819, ten years after her mother had died, she and her two sisters established a household. Catharine Sedgwick introduced her to the educator Charles Follen. Nine years her junior, he initially became Eliza Cabot's protégé. In 1828, after his betrothed in Germany declined to emigrate to the United States, Eliza and Charles married.After Charles's death in 1840, Eliza Follen educated their only son, whom, with other pupils, she fitted for Harvard University. She was an intimate friend of William Ellery Channing, and a zealous opponent of slavery. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eliza_Lee_Cabot_Follen< Less
Infamous Killers From the Past By BL Tucker
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Over a century before the public coined the term “serial killer” to describe prolific killer Ted Bundy, there were serial killers who made Bundy seem mild in comparison: Jack the Ripper... More > - the best-known name for a still unidentified serial killer who slaughtered prostitutes in Whitehapel, England in the late 1800s. H.H. Holmes – He built his famous “murder castle.” Holmes trapped, tortured, and murdered possibly hundreds of guests at his Chicago hotel, which he opened for the 1893 World's Fair. Jane Toppan – The “angel of death.” A 26-year old nurse from Boston, Massachusetts who gave lethal injections of morphine to 31 hospital patients, and was suspected of having killed an additional 70 patients over the course of a two-decade career. When apprehended, she said she wanted to kill more people than anyone who has ever lived before...< Less
Treatment of Choice By Mary King
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Dr. Lauren McFadden and her physical therapist husband Bryan leave their prestigious careers at St. Michael's Rehabilitation Center in Northampton, Massachusetts, after a final falling-out with the... More > chief administrator. The couple seizes the opportunity, starting with their new home in Lenox, in the Berkshire Hills. They’re ready to open the doors of the wheelchair accessible estate to homeless and profoundly disabled young people who need rehab. Bryan and Lauren soon discover, however, that it's going to take much more than physical and occupational therapy to repair the lives of Adam, Devon and Philip. The boys settle into their new surroundings, but then life tosses in another challenge—the college student hired to help around the house becomes the victim of a hate crime—is severely beaten—and is now a patient at the estate. Will the boys still accept Buddy when they find out he's gay? And when Noah is hired, can he move beyond his own scarred past and adjust to his new career as a therapist?< Less
Staring Down Panic: Your Guide to Effectively Confronting Anxiety With Exposure and Response Prevention By Brian D. Ott, Ph.D.
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One in four people will experience a panic attack some time in their life. For many the anxiety will continue, consuming more and more time and energy each day in failed efforts to feel better. The... More > strategies that have previously been helpful in dealing with day-to-day stress don’t work. The advice to “just face your fears” does not put a stop to the constant worry that the panic will return. If this sounds familiar, this book is for you. This book will help you make sense of what you feel and demonstrates how to once again live a life not controlled by the avoidance of anxiety triggers. “Staring Down Panic is a must-read for those who experience impairing anxiety and panic, medical and behavioral health professionals who encounter them, and psychotherapists who aspire for excellence in the effective treatment of anxiety and panic.” Robert Kinscherff, Ph.D., J.D., Senior Fellow in Law and Applied Neuroscience Center for Law, Brain and Behavior, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Law School< Less
Snow-Bound, A Winter Idyl (Hardcover) By John Greenleaf Whittier
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Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl is a classic narrative poem by John Greenleaf Whittier, famed for capturing a period in American history already ebbing away. This edition includes twenty illustrations by... More > famed artists of the era. The narrative consists of a family living in what would later be known as the John Greenleaf Whittier Homestead, a large home in rural Massachusetts. During a harsh winter, as a blizzard of snow rages outside for three days, the family are snowed in and take to telling one another stories. The atmosphere of warmth, conviviality and rural solidarity were felt to depict an era which was fast becoming history - as the USA rapidly modernized, its homely past dissipated. This edition includes the author's introductory preface, wherein he attributes inspiration for Snow-Bound to his family members. His boyhood, which he describes as a time of isolation from the wider world, was the quintessence of country life; Whittier mentions days out fishing, hunting and traversing the wilderness.< Less
Snow-Bound, A Winter Idyl By John Greenleaf Whittier
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Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl is a classic narrative poem by John Greenleaf Whittier, famed for capturing a period in American history already ebbing away. This edition includes twenty illustrations by... More > famed artists of the era. The narrative consists of a family living in what would later be known as the John Greenleaf Whittier Homestead, a large home in rural Massachusetts. During a harsh winter, as a blizzard of snow rages outside for three days, the family are snowed in and take to telling one another stories. The atmosphere of warmth, conviviality and rural solidarity were felt to depict an era which was fast becoming history - as the USA rapidly modernized, its homely past dissipated. This edition includes the author's introductory preface, wherein he attributes inspiration for Snow-Bound to his family members. His boyhood, which he describes as a time of isolation from the wider world, was the quintessence of country life; Whittier mentions days out fishing, hunting and traversing the wilderness.< Less
The Immortals Of Carthage By Teejay LeCapois
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My name is Abimilki Maharbal, and I was born in the Republic of Carthage (Tunisia) in 800 B.C. to a Carthaginian mother and an Ethiopian father. My twin Zaracas and I were exposed to a Meteor shower... More > which changed us, endowing us with extraordinary powers. We are virtually Immortal. To punish me for bedding his wife Sophoniba in 770 B.C. Zaracas locked me away. I was trapped in a watery grave for over 2000 years. Now I'm back, living in Boston, Massachusetts, as a Suffolk University Law student. Ladies and gentlemen, I truly love the modern era with its liberated women and technologies. I'm also looking to give my brother a little payback. Apparently, Zaracas went nuts and became a serial killer, targeting women who look like his long-dead wife. I must end Zaracas millennia-old reign of terror. Wish me luck.< Less
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Lighthouses of the East Coast 2019 By John Loxton
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The earliest lighthouses in what would become the United States were built during colonial times. There are over 800 lighthouses or identifiable remains in the U.S. today. Lighthouses warned ships of... More > rocky coasts or shoals. Flashing light patterns or colors allowed ship navigators to identify a lighthouse by night while the tower’s paint color or pattern could be identified by day. With the advent of GPS navigation, lighthouses became less important to navigation on the sea, yet many lighthouses remain operational today. Over 800 lighthouses remain in the U.S. today and 31 states have at least one lighthouse. Almost half of the U.S lighthouses are located along the East Coast. Maine and Massachusetts have the largest number of lighthouses on the East Coast. I have made it my goal to preserve as many of these historical landmarks as possible through photography and to share them through the publication of calendars featuring some of these East Coast lighthouses.< Less

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The Auctioneer's Apprentice  A Parable For Living An Abundant Life The Auctioneer's... By Chad Coe
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