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Gabriela, Cravo e Canela
Jorge Amado
Progress: 157/358 pages
Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph (The Authorized Doubleday/Doran Edition)
T.E. Lawrence
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The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve
G. Edward Griffin
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Peter the Great
Robert K. Massie
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Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader: North Korea and the Kim Dynasty
Bradley K. Martin
A Time for Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge
Charles B. MacDonald
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The German Army 1933-1945
Matthew Cooper
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Corporal Hitler and the Great War 1914-1918: The List Regiment
John F Williams
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The Duchess of Jermyn Street - Daphne Fielding, Evelyn Waugh Here's a rich and concise biography of Rosa Lewis (1867-1952), a determined and resourceful woman of humble means, who became one of the top chefs de cuisine of her time and the owner of the famous Cavendish Hotel in London. This book carries the reader from the Victorian through the Edwardian Eras and onto the early post-World War II period. It was very entertaining and is full of remembrances from people who knew Rosa, who was quite a character, a woman who knew her own mind and never minced words.