Mckinley Murder And The Pan American Exposition

Author: Roger Pickenpaugh
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 147666630X
Size: 24.88 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 ...

The Grid

Author: Gretchen Bakke
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 162040124X
Size: 12.25 MB
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The Grid tells--entertainingly, perceptively--the story of what has been called "the largest machine in the world†?: its fascinating history, its problematic present, and its potential role in a brighter, cleaner future.

Buffalo Noir

Author: Ed Park
Publisher: Akashic Books
ISBN: 1617754218
Size: 48.38 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.

Death At St Vedast

Author: Mary Lawrence
Publisher: Kensington
ISBN: 1617737151
Size: 74.58 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.

They All Laughed

Author: Ira Flatow
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060924152
Size: 74.26 MB
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An enlightening and fun look at scientific discoveries and the often wacky and accidental ways in which they have led to some of the most important inventions--by award-winning journalist Ira Flatow.

The Turk

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780425190395
Size: 22.87 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 ...

The Woodchipper Murder

Author: Arthur Herzog
Publisher: Arthur Herzog III
ISBN: 0595183549
Size: 10.48 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.

Tacoma Confidential

Author: Paul LaRosa
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780451217264
Size: 12.84 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 ...