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Chickens, Gin, and a Maine Friendship: The Correspondence of E. B. White and Edmund Ware Smith

E. B. White · Down East Books
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

During the 1950s and '60s, writers E.B. White and Edmund Ware Smith carried on a long correspondence by letter, despite living only a few miles apart on the coast of Maine. Often the letters were written from one or the other while they were traveling, but missing their homes and friends....
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The Soul of a Woman

Isabel Allende
Format: Hardcover

"When I say that I was a feminist in kindergarten, I am not exaggerating," begins Isabel Allende. As a child, she watched her mother, abandoned by her husband, provide for her three small children without "resources or voice." Isabel became a fierce and defiant little...
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A History of the Arctic: Nature, Exploration and Exploitation

John McCannon · Reaktion Books
Pages: 349
Format: Hardcover

Bitter cold and constant snow. Polar bears, seals, and killer whales. Victor Frankenstein chasing his monstrous creation across icy terrain in a dogsled. The arctic calls to mind a myriad different images. Consisting of the Arctic Ocean and parts of Canada, the United States, Russia, Greenland,...
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