In Search of Lost BooksIn Search of Lost Books
Giorgio Van Straten
The gripping and elegiac stories of eight lost books, and the mysterious circumstances behind their disappearances.They exist as a rumour or a fading memory. They vanished from history leaving scarcely a trace, lost to fire, censorship, theft, war or deliberate destruction, yet those who seek them are convinced they will find them. This is the stor ...
Number of pages: 144 | Publication Date: 2018-10-16 | ISBN-13: 9781782273745

Packing My LibraryPacking My Library
Alberto Manguel
A best-selling author and world-renowned bibliophile meditates on his vast personal library and champions the vital role of all libraries. In June 2015 Alberto Manguel prepared to leave his centuries-old village home in France’s Loire Valley and reestablish himself in a one-bedroom apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Packing up his enormo ...
Number of pages: 160 | Publication Date: 2019-04-23 | ISBN-13: 9780300244526

Guardian Cats and the Lost Books of AlexandriaGuardian Cats and the Lost Books of Alexandria
Rahma Krambo
***Book Discussion Guide available***  Cicero, the old library cat is more than he seems -- an elder Guardian charged with protecting an ancient book of power. Buried in a secret chamber, the book is a magnet for attracting the wrong kind of attention. Painfully aware his days are numbered, Cicero is troubled by the fact that he has found no succe ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2011-07-15 | ISBN-13: 9780983705413

Alexander's TombAlexander's Tomb
Nicholas J. Saunders
Alexander the Great is a towering figure in world history, but despite our long-held fascination with him, his burial site is unknown. Alexander's Tomb is the epic tale of the ongoing quest to unlock one of the world's great mysteries. ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2006-07-03 | ISBN-13: 9780465072026

Heroines of Mercy StreetHeroines of Mercy Street
Pamela D. Toler PhD
A look at the lives of the real nurses depicted in the PBS show Mercy StreetHEROINES OF MERCY STREET tells the true stories of the nurses at Mansion House, the Alexandria, Virginia, mansion turned war-time hospital and setting for the new PBS drama Mercy Street. Among the Union soldiers, doctors, wounded men from both sides, freed slaves, politicia ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2016-02-16 | ISBN-13: 9780316392075

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