In the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable. Electric lighting, indoor plumbing, home appliances, motor vehicles, air travel, air conditioning, and television transformed households and workplaces. With medical advances, life expectancy between 1870 and 1970 grew from 45 to 72 years. The Rise and Fall of American Growth provides an in-depth account of this momentous era.
"The book is a great review of how we got to where we are today"
How Christ Came To Church is an enlivening spiritual autobiography that grew out of a beleaguered pastor's dream. This dream was the seminal event out of which blossomed a complete change in Gordon's approach to ministry and a vivid transformation in his parishioners.
Racing to establish their right as witches and to be Consul Members in the Realm of Lights, Sam and Emily struggle to accept their new reality. The Gemini Witches are propelled into a world rife with Wizards and demons as they struggle to learn how to control the elements. With a deadline of the Equinox, they must overcome the forces threatening to consume them. When Sam is kidnapped, Emily must find a way to unite with Sam and use their untested talents. But can Emily save Sam in time and will they be able to subdue the fury that surrounds them?
How viruses could be used to treat cancer.
The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.