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Corrugated City

An outsider's inside look at South America's most spectacular and unique city: Valparaiso, Chile. Tourist information, photos, what to eat, where to eat it, where to stay and where to die. And some less interesting stuff about me.

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The Other Queen (Philippa Gregory)

Two women competing for a man's heart
Two queens fighting to the death for dominance
The untold story of Mary, Queen of Scots

This dazzling novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa

In Books > Fiction > Literature (Contemporary)

MacArthur's War A Novel of the Invasion of Japan (Douglas Niles & Michael Dobson)

Just as Fox on the Rhine and Fox at the Front showed readers an alternate Europe in which Hitler had been killed, thereby radically changing the course of World War II, Douglas Niles and Michael Dobson bring us the Battle of M

In Books > Fiction > Literature (Contemporary)

Epicenter Why the Current Rumblings in the Middle East Will Change Your Future (Joel C. Rosenberg)

In his first groundbreaking nonfiction book, now with updated content, New York Times best-selling author Joel C. Rosenberg takes readers on an unforgettable journey through prophecy and current events into the future of Iraq after Saddam, Russia a

In Books > Non-Fiction > Nonfiction Books (General)

The Ascent of Money A Financial History of the World (Niall Ferguson)

Niall Ferguson follows the money to tell the human story behind the evolution of finance, from its origins in ancient Mesopotamia to the latest upheavals on what he calls Planet Finance.

Bread, cash, dosh, dough, loot, lucre, moolah, readie

In Books > Non-Fiction > Business & Management Books

The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression (Amity Shlaes)

In The Forgotten Man, Amity Shlaes, one of the nation's most-respected economic commentators, offers a striking reinterpretation of the Great Depression. She traces the mounting agony of the New Dealers and the moving stories of individual citi

In Books > Non-Fiction > Business & Management Books

Panic: The Story of Modern Financial Insanity (Michael Lewis)

A masterful account of today's money culture, showing how the underpricing of risk leads to catastrophe.

When it comes to markets, the first deadly sin is greed. Michael Lewis is our jungle guide through five o

In Books > Non-Fiction > Business & Management Books

The One Year Christian History (E. Michael and Sharon Rusten))

What happened on this date in church history? From ancient Rome to the twenty-first century, from peasants to presidents, from missionaries to martyrs, this book shows how God does extraordinary things through ordinary people every day of the year. Each s

In Books > Non-Fiction > Christian Books

The Spirit of Early Christian Thought (Robert Louis Wilken)

Written by a preeminent religious historian, this book provides an introduction to early Christian thought. Focusing on major figures such as St. Augustine and Gregory of Nyssa, as well as a host of less well known thinkers, Robert Wilken chronicles

In Books > Non-Fiction > Christian Books

OKLAHOMA . . . AND BEYOND!

Photos and descriptions of places in Oklahoma . . . and beyond!

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