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Awards: ALA Notable Books for 1999

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The Road to Ubar The Road to Ubar
Finding the Atlantis of the Sands
by Nicholas Clapp
Our Price: $21.80

This is a fascinating first-person account of the quest for the lost mythic Arabian city of Ubar, led by amateur archaeologists who used camels, computers, and NASA photos.



Articles of Faith Articles of Faith
A Frontline History of the Abortion Wars
by Cynthia Gorney
Our Price: $22.00

With a deep respect for both viewpoints, Gorney chronicles Missouri's 20-year battle from the perspectives of a pro-choice nurse and a pro-life minister.



King Leopold's Ghost King Leopold's Ghost
A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
by Adam Hochschild
Our Price: $26.00

A harrowing account of King Leopold II of Belgium, whose horrific misdeeds were challenged by human-rights activists who tried to wake the world to the tragedy.



Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea
by Gary Kinder
Our Price: $24.93

This true-life treasure hunt begins with the 1857 sinking of a gold-laden steamship and ends 130 years later with its amazing recovery by engineer and inventor Tommy Thompson.



A Beautiful Mind A Beautiful Mind
by Sylvia Nasar
Our Price: $26.00

The worlds of mathematics and mental illness come together in a fascinating portrait of John Forbes Nash Jr. His brilliant career was interrupted by schizophrenia when he was in his 20s, yet nonetheless culminated in the Nobel Prize for Economics 30 years later.


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