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Lucy: The Beginning of Humankind
The Beginnings of Humankind
Donald C. Johanson

In his  New York Times bestseller, "Lucy: The Beginnings of Humankind,"  renowned paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson tells the incredible story ...

Grove Karl Gilbert by Stephen J Pyne
A Great Engine of Research
Stephen J. Pyne

As Stephen Pyne reveals in his biography, few other scientists can match Grove Karl Gilbert’s range of talents. A premier explorer of the ...

textbook cover of a textbook of motor development
Edited by Charles. B. Corbin

"A Textbook of Motor Development (2nd ed.)" is for college-level courses in kinesiology, child development, and physical education. The edited ...

Cover of Autobiography of a Yaqui Poet edited by Kathleen Mullen Sands
Refugio Savala
Edited by Kathleen Mullen Sands

This is the major literary achievement of a sensitive, gifted man. The author is a Yaqui Indian, a railroad gandy dancer who sees beauty in iron ...

Cover of The Everlastings by Norman Dubie
Norman Dubie

Norman Dubie’s work “manifests a powerful disposition to relocate his imagination out of its own time and place,” wrote Vernon Shetley in the New ...

Cover of The City of the Olesha Fruit by Norman Dubie
Norman Dubie

In this collection of poems, Dubie presents us with reflection on age, death, familial bonds, various cultural figures, and everyday life that ...

Cover of Touchwood by Cynthia Hogue
Inland Boat Volume 1
Cynthia Hogue

The inaugural title for Porch Publications' Inland Boat series, Cynthia Hogue's "Touchwood" is a collection of poetry dedicated to Shiela Zamora. ...

book the athletic snowball
Illustrated by: Jim Raatz
Charles B. Corbin

"The Athletic Snowball" is a parody of big-time college sports programs. The book is intended for lay as well as academic audiences. Illustrated ...


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