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Unbound: A True Story of War, Love, and Survival

By: Dean King

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Back Bay Books: July 2011

Seller ID: 16761

ISBN: 0316167096

Condition: New


In October 1934, 30 brave Chinese women left their respective homes to join the Chinese Communist Army and march against the hundreds of thousands of enemy soldiers who had surrounded them. Together with 86,000 Red Army soldiers-including future Chinese leaders Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Zhou Enlai-these women embarked on an epic escape, covering more than 4,000 brutal miles in the course of one year. The journey would be one of the most horrific in history, but remarkably almost every woman would live to tell the tale. And then they were forgotten. In UNBOUND Dean King reveals the astonis... View more info

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Mohandas K. Gandhi, Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth

By: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi,Mahatma Gandhi

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: June 1983

Seller ID: 17590

ISBN: 0486245934

Condition: New


Personal account of the life of the man who freed India from colonization through the Satyagraha -- nonviolent protest -- movement. His early boyhood life, legal studies, purification, and ultimate salvation of his homeland is carefully recounted in this inspiring and critical work of insurmountable importance. View more info

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The Broken Country: On Trauma, a Crime, and the Continuing Legacy of Vietnam (Association of Writers and Writing Programs Award for Creative Nonfiction Ser.)

By: Paisley Rekdal

Price: $12.95

Publisher: University of Georgia Press: September 2017

Seller ID: 17581

ISBN: 0820351172

Condition: New


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Peoples of the Golden Triangle: Six Tribes in Thailand

By: Paul Lewis

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: December 1998

Seller ID: 17657

ISBN: 0500974721

Condition: New


This mysterious region is inhabited by six culturally distinct peoples who struggle to maintain their beliefs, customs, and ways of life. View more info

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Accomplice to Memory

By: Q.M. Zhang

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Kaya Press: March 2017

Seller ID: 17576

ISBN: 1885030525

Condition: New


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A Commonwealth of Thieves: The Improbable Birth of Australia

By: Thomas Keneally

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Anchor: December 2007

Seller ID: 17443

ISBN: 140007956X

Condition: New


In this spirited history of the remarkable first four years of the convict settlement of Australia, Thomas Keneally offers us a human view of a fascinating piece of history. Combining the authority of a renowned historian with a brilliant narrative flair, Keneally gives us an inside view of this unprecedented experiment from the perspective of the new colony's governor, Arthur Phillips. Using personal journals and documents, Keneally re-creates the hellish overseas voyage and the challenges Phillips faced upon arrival: unruly convicts, disgruntled officers, bewildered and hostile natives, food... View more info