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  • Devotion

    An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice

    by Adam Makos ...
    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • From America’s “forgotten war” in Korea comes an unforgettable tale of courage by the author of A Higher Call.“In the spirit of Unbroken and The Boys in the Boat comes Devotion.”—Associated Press • “Aerial drama at its best—fast, powerful, and moving.”—Erik Larson**Devotion tells the inspirational story of the U.S. Navy’s most famous ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Flying Blind

    The 737 MAX Tragedy and the Fall of Boeing

    by Peter Robison ...
    **NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A suspenseful behind-the-scenes look at the dysfunction that contributed to one of the worst tragedies in modern aviation: the 2018 and 2019 crashes of the Boeing 737 MAX.An "authoritative, gripping and finely detailed narrative that charts the decline of one of the great American companies" (New York Times Book Review), from the award-winning reporter for Bloomberg.* ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • How to Design, Build & Equip Your Automotive Workshop on a Budget

    The photos in this edition are black and white.Existing books on garage and workshop space are either oriented towards the lightest-duty automotive enthusiast or assume an effectively unlimited budget. The vast majority of enthusiasts want to spend their money on tools and parts yet need heavier-duty capabilities from their garage. This book does not address garden rake storage, but describes in ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • When Driving Is Not an Option

    Steering Away from Car Dependency

    by Anna Zivarts ...
    One third of people living in the United States do not have a driver license. Because the majority of involuntary nondrivers are disabled, lower income, unhoused, formerly incarcerated, undocumented immigrants, kids, young people, and the elderly, they are largely invisible. The consequence of this invisibility is a mobility system designed almost exclusively for drivers. This system has human ... Read more

    $23.99 USD

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  • Vanderbilt

    The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty

    New York Times bestselling author and journalist Anderson Cooper teams with New York Times bestselling historian and novelist Katherine Howe to chronicle the rise and fall of a legendary American dynasty—his mother’s family, the Vanderbilts.One of the Washington Post's Notable Works of Nonfiction of 2021When eleven-year-old Cornelius Vanderbilt began to work on his father’s small boat ferrying ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Alfa Romeo Spider Owners Work Manual

    This is a do it ourself workshop manual, it was written for the owner who wishes to maintain his vehicle & carry out the bulk of his own servicing & repairs. Step by step instructions are given of most dismantling, overhauling & assembling operations. Covers Giulia 1300TI, GT Junior 1967-1972, Giulia 1600TI, Super 1962-1972, Giulia 1600 Sprint GT, GTV 1963-1968, Giulia 1600 Spider, Duetto 1962 ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

  • Chrysler A-833 Transmissions

    How to Rebuild and Modify

    by Jamie Passon ...
    Making horsepower at Chrysler in the early 1960s was nothing new for the Pentastar brand. The 413 RB engine had been producing more than 350 hp since the late 1950s. Joining the lineup in 1963, the 426 Wedge doubled down on the fact that Chrysler was all-in on going fast. The one weakness holding them back from total domination on the streets and strips was with their dated and tired manual ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Taking Flight

    Inventing the Aerial Age, from Antiquity through the First World War

    The invention of flight represents the culmination of centuries of thought and desire. Kites and rockets sparked our collective imagination. Then the balloon gave humanity its first experience aloft, though at the mercy of the winds. The steerable airship that followed had more practicality, yet a number of insurmountable limitations. But the airplane truly launched the Aerial Age, and its ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • The Flight 981 Disaster

    Tragedy, Treachery, and the Pursuit of Truth

    by Samme Chittum ...
    Series Book 1 - Air Disasters
    On June 12, 1972, a powerful explosion rocked American Airlines Flight 96 a mere five minutes after its takeoff from Detroit. The explosion ripped a gaping hole in the bottom of the aircraft and jammed the hydraulic controls. Miraculously, despite the damage and ensuing chaos, the pilots were able to land the plane safely. Less than two years later, on March 3, 1974, a sudden, forceful blowout ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Sabotage

    The Mafia, Mao and the Death of the Queen Elizabeth

    by Brian Izzard ...
    On 9 January 1972, the mighty Queen Elizabeth, then the largest liner in the world, caught fire in Hong Kong harbour. Watched by millions around the world, she burned live on television, including on Britain's children's programme Blue Peter. Since her retirement in 1968, she had been a tourist attraction in Florida, before her owners went bankrupt and she was sold to become the floating Seawise ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Titanic, First Accounts

    (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

    Series series Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition
    **Fascinating firsthand accounts of the Titanic—in a deluxe package with gorgeous graphic cover artThe Titanic, First Accounts graphic deluxe edition compiles first hand accounts, testimonies, and letters by notable Titanic survivors, including Archibald Gracie, Lawrence Beesley, Elizabeth W. Shutes, and the "unsinkable" Molly Brown. Full of historically accurate details and an afterword by the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Private Pilot Oral Exam Guide

    Comprehensive preparation for the FAA checkride

    Series series Oral Exam Guide Series
    ASA’s Oral Exam Guide Series is an excellent study tool for students and instructors alike. Arranged in a question-and-answer format, this comprehensive guide lists the questions most likely to be asked by evaluators during the practical exam and provides succinct, ready responses. FAA references are provided throughout for further study.This thirteenth edition of the Private Pilot Oral Exam Guide ... Read more

    $14.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • On a Sea of Glass

    The Life & Loss of the RMS Titanic

    On the night of 14/15 April 1912, a brandnew, supposedly unsinkable ship, the largest and most luxurious vessel in the world at the time, collided with an iceberg and sank on her maiden voyage. Of the 2,208 people on board, only 712 were saved. The rest either drowned or froze to death in the icy-cold waters of the North Atlantic. How could this ‘unsinkable’ vessel sink and why did so few of those ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Tiger in the Sea

    The Ditching of Flying Tiger 923 and the Desperate Struggle for Survival

    by Eric Lindner ...
    September 1962: On a moonless night over the raging Atlantic Ocean, a thousand miles from land, the engines of Flying Tiger flight 923 to Germany burst into flames, one by one.Pilot John Murray didn’t have long before the plane crashed headlong into the 20-foot waves at 120 mph.As the four flight attendants donned life vests, collected sharp objects, and explained how to brace for the ferocious ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Long Haul: A Trucker's Tales of Life on the Road

    by Finn Murphy ...
    “There’s nothing semi about Finn Murphy’s trucking tales of The Long Haul.”—Sloane Crosley, Vanity FairMore than thirty years ago, Finn Murphy dropped out of college to become a long-haul trucker. Since then he’s covered more than a million miles as a mover, packing, loading, hauling people’s belongings all over America. In The Long Haul, Murphy recounts with wit, candor, and charm the America he ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Driving the Green Book

    A Road Trip Through the Living History of Black Resistance

    by Alvin Hall ...
    Join award-winning broadcaster Alvin Hall on a journey through America’s haunted racial past, with the legendary Green Book as your guide.For countless Americans, the open road has long been a place where dangers lurk. In the era of Jim Crow, Black travelers experienced locked doors, hostile police, and potentially violent encounters almost everywhere, in both the South and the North. From 1936 to ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Paved Paradise

    How Parking Explains the World

    by Henry Grabar ...
    **Shortlisted for the Zócalo Book PrizeNamed one of the best books of the year by The New Yorker and The New Republic“Consistently entertaining and often downright funny.”—The New Yorker“Wry and revelatory.” —The New York Times"A romp, packed with tales of anger, violence, theft, lust, greed, political chicanery and transportation policy gone wrong . . . highly entertaining."—The Los Angeles ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Life of Evel: Evel Knievel

    by Stuart Barker ...
    A searching and at times harrowing re-appraisal of the life of Evel Knievel, the seventies American icon and the greatest daredevil motorcyclist that ever lived. The story of the last few years of his life and his death in 2007.Stuart Barker's definitive biography captures the super-star status that Knievel held and also examines the marketing phenomenon of a man who once boasted he ‘made $60 ... Read more

    $4.49 USD $0.99 USD

  • Camaro 5th Gen 2010-2015

    How to Build and Modify

    by Scott Parker ...
    Filling these pages is great step-by-step information on modifying your 5th Gen, including upgrade instruction on brakes, suspension, rear axles, intake and exhaust, cooling, fuel systems, transmissions, LS engine mods, superchargers, turbochargers, ECM tuning, aftermarket EFIs, and more. There is fierce competition on the street for modern muscle supremacy. ... Read more

    $23.99 USD

  • Crossing the Bar

    The Adventures of a San Francisco Bay Bar Pilot

    by Paul Lobo ...
    There is nothing placid about San Francisco Bay. Its raucous waters have hosted brutal storms, daring rescues, horrendous accidents, and countless hours of drama and tension. Captain Paul Lobo knows that better than most people. As a licensed harbor pilot in those treacherous waters, Lobo captained nearly 6,500 boats in a thirty-one year career-everything from mega-yachts to the USS Enterprise to ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Mercedes-Benz 300SL W198 with chassis number/data card explanation

    From the 300SL Gullwing to the Roadster

    Series Book 1 - The iconic SL
    The Mercedes 300SL W198 was, is and always will be the one Mercedes icon, all other SL models will be judged against. This 250-page guide deals with the car’s history, talks about a unique roadster and explains in detail chassis number and data card. It also comes with superb recent non-Daimler AG color photos; this includes pictures of the suspension. These are some of the topics covered ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Picture History of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth

    Series series Dover Maritime
    Big, fast, and powerful, the Queen Mary lived a long life that included 1,001 successful Atlantic crossings. Launched in Southampton, England in 1934, the ship at one time held the record for the fastest-ever North Atlantic crossing, and for a number of years carried the rich and famous across the ocean in luxury. Her running mate, the Queen Elizabeth, christened four years later, saw service in ... Read more

    $16.95 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Lucky Eight

    A gripping and unputdownable crime thriller

    by Sheila Bugler ...
    When the plane crashed, 160 people perished. Now someone is killing off the survivors.Five years ago, a horrific airline disaster made headlines around the world. On the anniversary of the fatal crash, a number of those who were spared gather to mark the occasion. By morning, Nick Gilbert, a celebrity chef and one of the party, lies dead. Detective Rachel Lewis leads the investigation and within ... Read more

    $3.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • FAR/AIM 2024

    Federal Aviation Administration/Aeronautical Information Manual

    Series series ASA FAR/AIM Series
    ASA has built a reputation for providing the aviation community with the most accurate and reliable FAR/AIM products available. The 2024 FAR/AIM book continues this tradition, containing complete and up-to-date information from Titles 14 and 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 and 49 CFR) pertinent to general aviation, pilots, flight instructors, and unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operators, ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus