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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: 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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