Lost to the WestLost to the West
Lars Brownworth
Filled with unforgettable stories of emperors, generals, and religious patriarchs, as well as fascinating glimpses into the life of the ordinary citizen, Lost to the West reveals how much we owe to the Byzantine Empire that was the equal of any in its achievements, appetites, and enduring legacy. For more than a millennium, Byzantium reigned as ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2010-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780307407962

Lost to TimeLost to Time
Martin W. Sandler
Stories that history forgot… but readers will remember. “The only thing new in the world,” said Harry S. Truman, “is the history you don't know.” In this fascinating collection of historical vignettes, Martin W. Sandler (author of Resolute and Atlantic Ocean) restores to memory important events, people, and developments that have been lo ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2014-10-07 | ISBN-13: 9781454913382

Glory Lost and FoundGlory Lost and Found
by Seth Kaplan, Jay Shabat
“When the history book is written on the restructuring of this industry, Delta will be the greatest turnaround story in it.” —Delta CEO Gerald Grinstein, December 19, 2006 Its reputation was now as tattered as the interiors of its airplanes. Delta Air Lines, on September 14, 2005, was nothing like the world-beating company it had been just f ...
Number of pages: 454 | Publication Date: 2016-01-11 | ISBN-13: 9780996990110

The Lost History Of Aztec & MayaThe Lost History Of Aztec & Maya
by Charles Phillips, David M. Jones
A highly accessible and authoritative popular history of Mesoamerica and its ancient peoples, fully illustrated with over 500 photographs. ...
Number of pages: 256 | Publication Date: 2014-06-07 | ISBN-13: 9781844775088

Lost EnlightenmentLost Enlightenment
S. Frederick Starr
In this sweeping and richly illustrated history, S. Frederick Starr tells the fascinating but largely unknown story of Central Asia's medieval enlightenment through the eventful lives and astonishing accomplishments of its greatest minds--remarkable figures who built a bridge to the modern world. Because nearly all of these figures wrote in Arabic, ...
Number of pages: 680 | Publication Date: 2015-06-02 | ISBN-13: 9780691165851

Hikers Guide to the Superstition WildernessHikers Guide to the Superstition Wilderness
by Jack C. Carlson, Elizabeth Stewart
Lush canyons with Sycamore and cottonwood trees, rugged mountains with towering ponderosa pines and alligator juniper tree, hidden creeks and waterfalls, majestic deserts and wildflowers, prehisatoric ruins, abandoned mines, prospector camps and ranches---all in a NAtional Forest Wilderness less than a hour from Phoenix, Arizona.After reading Hiker ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2002-04-01 | ISBN-13: 9781884224058

Lost in the Pacific, 1942Lost in the Pacific, 1942
Tod Olson
World War II, October 21, 1942. A B-17 bomber drones high over the Pacific Ocean, sending a desperate SOS into the air. The crew is carrying America's greatest living war hero on a secret mission deep into the battle zone. But the plane is lost, burning through its final gallons of fuel.At 1:30 p.m., there is only one choice left: an emergency land ...
Number of pages: 176 | Publication Date: 2016-10-25 | ISBN-13: 9780545928113

A Long Walk to WaterA Long Walk to Water
Linda Sue Park
The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 2011-10-04 | ISBN-13: 9780547577319

Finding the Flavors We LostFinding the Flavors We Lost
Patric Kuh
The multiple-James Beard Award—winning restaurant critic for Los Angeles Magazine delivers an arresting exploration of our cultural demand for “artisanal” foods in a world dominated by corporate agribusiness.We hear the word “artisanal” all the time—attached to cheese, chocolate, coffee, even fast-food chain sandwiches—but what does ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2017-05-02 | ISBN-13: 9780062219558

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