Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand was a name that appeared regularly on paperback books I noted but had no time to read as a college student. I would occasionally pick one up, attracted by the odd spelling of the first name, the provocative title, the lurid design; but I learned little more from my quick scans than the fact that she advocated radical economic self-interest and was the creator of a hero who destroyed the building he had designed when someone tampered...

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Andrew Carnegie

In a volume suitable as a supplementary text for a history course, Baker (Western Kentucky U.) offers a range of perspectives on Scottish-born Carnegie (1835-1919) and his rise from poverty to extreme wealth and conspicuous philanthropy. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).

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Holidays With Sundae

Holidays with Sundae invites you to experience the delight of conversations with a cat. Pet owners understand that their furry companions become a part of our family. Sundae the cat comes to be as real as any person we know. As a thinker and critic of the human condition, Sundae's feline perspective might surprise you. Sundae becomes a mirror in which we can examine ourselves.Dr. Baker brings us into the conversation with Sundae using...

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Creators of the American Mind Series, Volume III

The third volume in the CREATORS OF THE AMERICAN MIND series, this text offers an approach to Lincoln and his place in American history that is as accurate as it is novel. Unlike texts that only serve to reinforce the mythology that has been built around this powerful individual, Baker's text presents him as a flesh-and-blood human being by providing primary documents authored by Lincoln himself. Complemented by works presented by Lincoln...

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