A Murder In Virginia

Autor: Suzanne Lebsock
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393326062
File Size: 67,25 MB
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Recounts the events surrounding the dramatic post-Civil War trial of a young African American sawmill hand who was accused of ax murdering a white woman on her Virginia farm and who implicated three other women in the crime. Reprint.

Weird Virginia

Autor: Jeff Bahr
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402739422
File Size: 25,81 MB
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Focusing on the bizarre, a collection of entertaining, illustrated travel guides features a host of oddball curiosities, ghosts and haunted places, local legends, cursed roads, crazy characters, and unusual roadside attractions that can be found throughout the United States.

The Lemonade War

Autor: Jacqueline Davies
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780547237657
File Size: 39,72 MB
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Evan Treski, who is people-smart, and his younger sister Jesse, who is math-smart, battle it out through competing lemonade stands, each trying to be the first to earn one hundred dollars. Reprint.

Cradle Of America

Autor: Peter Wallenstein
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In this first single-authored history of Virginia since the 1970s, Peter Wallenstein traces major themes across four centuries in a brisk narrative that recalls the people and events that have shaped the Old Dominion.

Escape To Virginia From Nazi Germany To Thalhimer S Farm

Autor: Robert H. Gillette
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1626199124
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Jewish teenagers Eva and T�pper desperately searched for an escape from the stranglehold of 1930s Nazi Germany. They studied agriculture at the Gross Breesen Institute and hoped to secure visas to gain freedom from the tyranny around them. Richmond department store owner William B. Thalhimer created a safe haven on a rural Virginia farm where Eva and T�pper would find refuge. Discover the remarkable true story of two young German Jews who endured the emotional torture of their adolescence, journeyed to freedom and ultimately confronted the evil that could not destroy their spirit. Author Robert H. Gillette retells this harrowing narrative that is sure to inspire generations to come.

Snakes Of Virginia

Autor: Donald W. Linzey
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 9780813921549
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Provides descriptions of snakes that are found in Virginia, including information on appearance, habitat, range, behavior, food, and natural predators.

The University Of Virginia

Autor: Susan Tyler Hitchcock
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 0813919029
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"The history of the University of Virginia is, like the larger history of the United States, the story of Thomas Jefferson's vision and of how that vision grew into the lively, democratic place we know today. Mr. Jefferson believed that education was essential to the new republican - an education available universally, not just to those who could afford it. Nearly two hundred years later, within the walls of his academical village, men and women of all backgrounds debate - and often criticize - the ideas of their university's founder, perhaps the best testimony of all to the spirit and success of his vision."--BOOK JACKET. "The University of Virginia: A Pictorial History traces the growth of Mr. Jefferson's favorite project through an appropriately rich pageant of images and text. The book's main chapters, arranged chronologically, follow the rise of the university from its founding "on a plan so broad and liberal and modern, " in Jefferson's words, to John T. Casteen III's initiative for a university of the twenty-first century, where the myriad resources of the Internet are just a click away."--BOOK JACKET.