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"Gazette" Girls of Grundy County

In chapters that alternate between the sisters' distinctive voices, The Gazette Girls of Grundy County tells a captivating story of two women's adventures in a small midwestern town. Although both...


James Agee and the Legend of Himself

James Agee's literary reputation has grown enormously since his death in 1955. He wrote novels, short stories, poetry, film criticism, screenplays, and investigative journalism, but these...


A Creed for My Profession

This biography provides for the first time a candid look at the remarkable life of Walter Williams, the man who founded the world's first school of journalism and perhaps contributed more toward the...


Working with Truman

Available for the first time in paperback is the critically acclaimed Working with Truman, a warm and lighthearted memoir of what it was like to work behind the scenes in the White House during...


George F Kennan & the Origins of Containment

In 1945 the United States saw the Soviet Union as its principal ally. By 1947, it saw the Soviet Union as its principal opponent. How did this happen? Historian John Lukacs has provided an answer to...


Rebel Against Injustice

" Rebel against Injustice, " a carefully crafted biography of Frank P. O'Hare (1877-1960), socialist, political activist, editor, and husband of prominent radical Kate Richards O'Hare, is the first...


From Vagabond to Journalist

At the age of nineteen Edgar Snow (1905-1972) left his native Kansas City to begin a career in advertising in New York. Four years later, impatient with the lack of recognition for his achievements,...


Gathering the Family

In Gathering the Family the author re-creates scenes and episodes from his early life with his family. Although he begins his work as a biographer, Holtz comes to turn his researcher's eye on...


At the Heart of it

Delving into the everyday lives of real, everyday people, Walt Harrington skillfully draws the reader into an intimate relationship with the men and women profiled in this powerful collection of...


Hardship and Hope

Hardship and Hope brings to life known and unknown Missouri women through their own writings in journals, letters, diaries, and memoirs. Most of these pieces have never been published or have long...


Frontier Doctor

In Frontier Doctor, Reginald Horsman provides the first modern, scholarly biography of a colorful backwoods doctor whose pioneering research on human digestion gained him international renown as a...


Dear Dr. Menninger

In 1930 Dr. Karl A. Menninger, one of America's most distinguished psychiatrists, was asked by the editor of "Ladies' Home Journal" to write a monthly column that would address mental health issues...


The Truman Scandals and the Politics of Morality

"The Truman Scandals and the Politics of Morality" is a thoroughly researched effort offering an excellent historical narrative of the scandals and accusations of scandal that bedeviled Harry Truman...


Striking in

" Striking In" provides the first detailed look at the artistic beginnings of one of America's most accomplished writers. Chronicling James Dickey's close scrutiny of a wide variety of literary,...


Selling Black History for Carter G.Woodson

In the summer of 1930, Lorenzo Johnston Greene, a graduate of Howard University and a doctoral candidate at Columbia University, became a book agent for the man with the undisputed title of "Father...


The Drownt Boy

It had been many years since Art Homer had spent time in the region where he grew up as the child of subsistence farmers. In this beautifully written true tale, Homer returns to the Missouri Ozarks...


Confessions of a Depression Muralist

A study of the painter, Frank W. Long, whose murals have graced the walls of public buildings for more than 50 years. Long earned his commissions from the Section of Fine Arts under the Department of...


The Frost Family's Adventure in Poetry

A granddaughter of Robert Frost brings life to the Frost family's idyllic early years, recapturing the enchantment of a halcyon period in their lives--and a crucial phase in Frost's development as a...


Christiana Herringham and the Edwardian Art Scene

Christiana Herringham (1852-1929), an expert copyist of the Italian Old Masters, was an extraordinary and accomplished woman. Her achievements required a delicate balance, for she had to negotiate...


Create a New Website in One Day Using Wordpress [Second Edition]

WordPress is a content management system. You can manage content, update the website settings using the website dashboard and publish the changes on your website as it runs. Meet WordPress 3.8...


Codes for the Identification of Federal and Federally-Assisted Organization

The Homeland Security Presidential Directive HSPD-12 called for new standards to be adopted governing the interoperable use of identity credentials to allow physical and logical access to Federal...


Cfast - Consolidated Model of Fire Growth and Smoke Transport (Version 6), User's Guide, December 2008 Revision

CFAST is a two-zone fire model capable of predicting the environment in a multi-compartment structure subjected to a fire. It calculates the time evolving distribution of smoke and gaseous combustion...


Applied and Computational Mathematics Division

This report summarizes the technical work of the Applied and Computational Sciences Division (ACMD) of NIST s Information Technology Laboratory. Part I (Overview) provides a high-level overview of...


Operating Systems Made Easy

Easy and Fastest Way to understand the Operating Systems fundamentals and basics towards advancement.


Information and Communication Technology for Caribbean Primary Schools

ICT textbook for students within the 11-13 year old age group. This book gives students a basic understanding about how the computer works, types of computers and an introduction to word processing,...


Windows 8

Feeling a bit overwhelmed about learning how to use Windows 8? Don't worry! If you're familiar with an older version of Windows and are looking for a concise, helpful guide to get you started with...


Kindle Fire Hdx Apps

If you have a Kindle Fire HDX and DON'T have this book yet...you're missing out! This book contains the top MUST HAVE Kindle Fire HDX apps. Great apps turn your Kindle Fire HDX from a cool gadget to...


Freaking Idiots Guide Ebay Bundle

Two great bestsellers about How to Sell on eBay - One Low Price! eBay Unleashed and Freaking Idiots Guide to Selling on eBay are your personal guide to making money on eBay. The author, Nick...


Bitcoin for Beginners

Discover Everything You Need to Know to Take Advantage of the Bitcoin Gold Rush! Bitcoin is becoming increasingly popular and increasingly valuable - it gained over 1,000% in value earlier this year!...


Retro Pop Culture A to Z

Retro Pop Culture A to Z: From Atari 2600 to Zombie Films is a window to the past-a time of 8-bit video games, Silver Age super-heroes, Saturday morning cartoons, rock 'n' roll music, and scary...