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The successor to the author's Eyewitness to America gathers together two hundred snippets from the diaries, letters, memoirs, and reporting of witnesses to the settlement of the West, from Balboa to Georgia O'Keeffe. 17,500 first printing. History Bk Club. (view table of contents)

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9780670881031 | Viking Pr, October 1, 1998, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Gathers together two hundred snippets from the diaries, letters, memoirs, and reporting of witnesses to the settlement of the West, from Balboa to Georgia O'Keefe
9780788199363 | Diane Pub Co, May 1, 1998, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: In this collection of letters, diaries, interviews, and public writings from people who were "in the right place at the right time," David Colbert gives us a history of the American West, "but not the one we usually encounter and expect" (Dallas Morning News).

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The successor to the author's Eyewitness to America gathers together two hundred snippets from the diaries, letters, memoirs, and reporting of witnesses to the settlement of the West, from Balboa to Georgia O'Keeffe. Reprint. (view table of contents)
By David Colbert (editor)

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9780140280548 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, October 1, 1999), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Gathers together two hundred snippets from the diaries, letters, memoirs, and reporting of witnesses to the settlement of the West, from Balboa to Georgia O'Keefe

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A remarkable anthology of literature and art celebrates America's national pastime with selections by W. P. Kinsella, Doris Kearns Goodwin, John Updike, Phil Roth, Stephen King, Roger Kahn, Roger Angell, Mark Twain, and David Halberstam, among others, accompanied by paintings, sculpture, folk art, drawings, and baseball ephemera.
By David Colbert (editor)

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9780737001020 | Time Life Education, April 1, 2001, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Celebrates America's national pastime with selections by writers including Stephen King, Mark Twain, and John Updike, accompanied by paintings, sculpture, folk art, drawings, and baseball ephemera.

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Explains the origins in folklore, mythology, and history behind the characters, situations, and names in the 'Harry Potter' books.

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9780970844200 | 1 edition (Lumina Pr, June 1, 2001), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Explains the origins in folklore, mythology, and history behind the characters, situations, and names in the 'Harry Potter' books.

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The author of Eyewitness to America takes readers deep inside Wall Street for a revealing look at the most economically influential and fast-changing street in the nation, from the 1600s to the dawn of the twenty-first century. 25,000 first printing.

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9780767906609 | 1 edition (Broadway Books, August 1, 2001), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Explores the history of Wall Street for a revealing look at the most economically influential and fast-changing street in the nation, from the 1600s to the dawn of the twenty-first century.

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The author pays homage to World War II in words and images, collecting 125 powerful images and dozens of literary accounts of the great conflict, including works by Langston Hughes, James Michener, William Faulkner, Thomas Keneally, Bob Hope, Studs Terkel, and others. 75,000 first printing.
By James Bradley (foreword by) and David Colbert (editor)

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9780737031645 | Time Life Education, September 1, 2001, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The author pays homage to World War II in words and images, collecting 125 images and dozens of literary accounts of the great conflict, including works by Langston Hughes, James Michener, Thomas Keneally, and Bob Hope.

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Product Description: From alchemy to hippogriffs to veela, this guide to J. K. Rowling's novels explores the fascinating historical meanings buried within the names, characters, creatures, and places in Harry Potter's magical world. Chapter headings are intriguing questions such as "Have Witches Always Flown on Broomsticks?" "Why Would Chocolate Help After Escaping a Dementor?" and "Are Any of the Famous Witches and Wizards Real?" and tabs in the margins of each chapter guide readers to specific subjects within...read more

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9788466610346 | Italian edition edition (Ediciones B, January 1, 2002), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: From alchemy to hippogriffs to veela, this guide to J.

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Product Description: It's no joke that we are all fascinated by the medical profession and the people in it. With Doctors Killed George Washington, trivia mavens Erin Barrett and Jack Mingo explore accidental medical discoveries, medical follies, bizarre cures, and more...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Erin Barrett, David Colbert (foreword by) and Jack Mingo

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9781573247191 | Conari Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: It's no joke that we are all fascinated by the medical profession and the people in it.

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Product Description: Everyone seems to love to hate lawyers, and it's easy to shake your head at the profession given its dark side: painstakingly detailed and convoluted documents, the notorious practice of twisting the truth in an effort to win, and exorbitant fees...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Erin Barrett, David Colbert (foreword by) and Jack Mingo

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9781573247184 | Conari Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Everyone seems to love to hate lawyers, and it's easy to shake your head at the profession given its dark side: painstakingly detailed and convoluted documents, the notorious practice of twisting the truth in an effort to win, and exorbitant fees.

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A guide to J.R.R. Tolkien's 'Lord of the Rings' books, including 'The Hobbit'. The book is written in a question-and-answer format which lets the reader discover the ancient myths, legends and events that fired Tolkien's imagination and led to him creating his fantastical world.

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9780141315744 | Gardners Books, August 1, 2002, cover price $11.35 | About this edition: A guide to J.

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Explores the sources and meanings of aspects of the literary world of Harry Potter within myths, legends, and history.

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9780606248419 | Demco Media, September 1, 2002, cover price $21.90 | About this edition: Explores the sources and meanings of aspects of the literary world of Harry Potter within myths, legends, and history.

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9781417628315 | Turtleback Books, May 4, 2004, cover price $25.80 | About this edition: Explores the sources and meanings of aspects of the literary world of Harry Potter within myths, legends, and history.

Offers information about Tolkien's realm of Middle-Earth and its inhabitants, including details on characters, mythology, origins, and cultures.

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9781417655052 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2002, cover price $24.60 | About this edition: Offers information about Tolkien's realm of Middle-Earth and its inhabitants, including details on characters, mythology, origins, and cultures.

Product Description: From alchemy to hippogriffs to veela, this guide to J. K. Rowling's novels explores the fascinating historical meanings buried within the names, characters, creatures, and places in Harry Potter's magical world. Chapter headings are intriguing questions such as "Have Witches Always Flown on Broomsticks?" "Why Would Chocolate Help After Escaping a Dementor?" and "Are Any of the Famous Witches and Wizards Real?" and tabs in the margins of each chapter guide readers to specific subjects within...read more

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9780613932189 | Turtleback Books, November 1, 2002, cover price $30.60 | About this edition: From alchemy to hippogriffs to veela, this guide to J.

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Product Description: This is the indispensable source guide to J.K. Rowling?s Harry Potter novels?revised and updated with information relating to Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

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9780425223185 | Updated edition (Berkley Pub Group, May 6, 2008), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This is the indispensable source guide to J.
9781843173021, titled "The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends and Fascinating Facts" | Gardners Books, November 1, 2007, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: J K Rowling's 'Harry Potter' books have entranced millions of people all over the world.
9780425198919 | Berkley Pub Group, April 10, 2004, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Explores the sources and meanings of aspects of the literary world of Harry Potter within myths, legends, and history.
9780141317380, titled "The Magical Worlds of Harry Potter: A Treasury of Myths, Legends And Fascinating Facts" | Gardners Books, November 27, 2003, cover price $12.25 | About this edition: The Harry Potter books are full of references to history, myths, legends and literature.
9780425187012 | Berkley Pub Group, June 1, 2002, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Explores the sources and meanings of aspects of the literary world of Harry Potter within myths, legends, and history.

Reinforced:

9780606302470 | Demco Media, April 30, 2004, cover price $23.50 | About this edition: Explores the sources and meanings of aspects of the literary world of Harry Potter within myths, legends, and history.

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9780613495776 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2001, cover price $22.25 | About this edition: Explores the sources and meanings of aspects of the literary world of Harry Potter within myths, legends, and history.

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9780941807364 | Welcome Enterprises, April 1, 2004, cover price $29.95

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Complemented by a richly illustrated poster-size map, a intriguing study of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter tales provides a close-up look at the mythical creatures, legendary characters, magical places, real-life history, and autobiographical details that inform the best-selling series. 40,000 first printing.
By Virginia Allyn (illustrator) and David Colbert

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9780312340506 | Har/map edition (Griffin, July 1, 2005), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Presents a study of J.

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Three hundred eyewitness accounts of great moments in American history include Langston Hughes on the Scottsboro boys, Jack London on the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, and other chronicles of the Salem witch trials, the Stonewall riot, and the Scopes trial
By David Colbert (editor)

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9780679442240 | 1 edition (Pantheon Books, February 1, 1997), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Three hundred eyewitness accounts of great moments in American history include Langston Hughes on the Scottsboro boys, Jack London on the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, and other chronicles of the Salem witch trials, the Stonewall riot, and the Scopes trial

Paperback:

9780679767244 | Vintage Books, July 1, 1998, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Hundreds of eyewitness accounts of great moments in American history include Langston Hughes on the Scottsboro boys, Jack London on the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, and other chronicles of the Salem witch trials and the Scopes trial

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9781439502211 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, June 26, 2008), cover price $27.95

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Product Description: The author who revealed the myths behind J.K. Rowling's creatures now tackles literature's most beloved epic fantasy, by bringing to light the legends that influenced J.R.R. Tolkien-and answering pertinent questions ranging from "Why do Hobbits live in holes?" to "When in the world is Middle-earth?" This book was not authorized, prepared, approved, licensed, or endorsed by the estate of J...read more

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9780425187715 | Berkley Pub Group, October 1, 2002, cover price $13.00 | About this edition: Offers information about Tolkien's realm of Middle-Earth and its inhabitants, including details on characters, mythology, origins, and cultures.

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9781439519578 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, August 11, 2008), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: The author who revealed the myths behind J.

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Examines the origins and hidden meanings of the characters and plots within C.S. Lewis's Narnia series.

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9780425205631 | Berkley Pub Group, November 1, 2005, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Examines the origins and hidden meanings of the characters and plots within C.

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9781439556450 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 1, 2008), cover price $23.00

Product Description: Enter the realm of His Dark Materials-soon to be a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig. After exploring the worlds of Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, and Narnia, David Colbert turns to Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy...read more

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9780425207901 | Berkley Pub Group, April 4, 2006, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Presents the fantasy world created by author Philip Pullman in His Dark Materials novels, examining the sources and meanings of the philosophy and themes behind the stories, as well as the characters, myths, and plots.

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9781439556474 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, October 1, 2008), cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Enter the realm of His Dark Materials-soon to be a major motion picture starring Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig.

You're about to be an eyewitness to the ten crucial days in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, including His faith in peace leads to a surprising protest. Police injustice shocks the nation awake. A personal sacrifice challenges prejudice and racism. A fearless march demands rights for all Americans. And an immortal speech inspires the world. These days and five others shook King's world - and yours.

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9781416968054 | Aladdin Paperbacks, November 25, 2008, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: You're about to be an eyewitness to the ten crucial days in Dr.

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9781439583166 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $15.99

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Product Description: Michelle Obama grew up on Chicago's South Side, and while the world outside her door was chaotic and ever-changing, her family provided a stable environment in which she could grow and flourish. This look at Michelle Obama's life and the turning points that shaped her shows how a girl from a working class background could rise to become one of the most influential women of her day...read more

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9780547247700 | Houghton Mifflin, December 29, 2008, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: Michelle Obama grew up on Chicago's South Side, and while the world outside her door was chaotic and ever-changing, her family provided a stable environment in which she could grow and flourish.

Miscellaneous:

9780547349930 | Houghton Mifflin, January 20, 2009, cover price $6.99

School and Library:

9780547249414 | Houghton Mifflin, January 20, 2009, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Michelle Obama grew up on Chicago's South Side, and while the world outside her door was chaotic and ever-changing, her family provided a stable environment in which she could grow and flourish.

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9781439589076 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $20.40 | About this edition: Michelle Obama grew up on Chicago's South Side, and while the world outside her door was chaotic and ever-changing, her family provided a stable environment in which she could grow and flourish.
9781442000179 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $15.99

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