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  • The Revolutionary Soldier, 1775-1783

    C. Keith Wilbur

    Library Binding (Chelsea House Pub, June 1, 1997)
    Book by Wilbur, Keith C.
  • Animal Defenses

    Christina Wilsdon

    Library Binding (Chelsea House Pub, April 1, 2009)
    Insects that look like leaves, snakes that play dead, fish that fly, and toads with poisonous skin—these creatures are among many that defend themselves in fascinating ways. Animal Defenses presents the wide variety of physical and behavioral adaptations used by animals and insects in their struggle to survive and shows how scientists continue to make new discoveries about the age-old maneuvering between predator and prey.
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

    Harold Bloom

    Hardcover (Chelsea House Pub, April 1, 2006)
    In a single, engaging volume, The Great Gatsby presents a helpful literary guide to one of America's most prized classic novels. First published in 1925, F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby captured the spirit of the Jazz Age and examined the American obsession with love, wealth, material objects, and class. Considered one of the great novels of the 20th century, Fitzgerald's famous work remains relevant for its observations on the pursuit of the American dream.Coverage includes:An introduction by renowned critic Harold Bloom considers the significanceof The Great GatsbyA brief biographical sketch offers insight into Fitzgerald's life"The Story Behind the Story" details the circumstances surrounding the inception and development of the workA summary with analysis review explains key points of the workSelections from critical essays written by leading scholars provide accessible explorations of the workAnnotated bibliographies direct readers to additional materials on the subject and explain the importance of each.
  • The Encyclopedia of Motorcycles

    Peter Henshaw

    Library Binding (Chelsea House Pub, Oct. 1, 2000)
    An A-Z look at the history of motorcycles.
  • David Robinson

    Hal Bock

    Library Binding (Chelsea House Pub, Dec. 1, 1996)
    Discusses the life of David Robinson, star player for the San Antonio Spurs
  • Marco Polo

    Charles Parlin Graves, Ray Keane

    Library Binding (Chelsea House Pub, Sept. 1, 1991)
    Examines the political forces and personal ambition that drove Marco Polo in his explorations.
  • The Dragon of Boeotia

    Bernard Evslin

    Hardcover (Chelsea House Pub, April 1, 1987)
    A fierce dragon plaguing a region of Greece comes into combat with the young prince, Cadmus of Phoenicia
  • George Washington Carver: Botanist

    Gene Adair, Nathan Irvin Huggins

    Paperback (Chelsea House Pub, July 1, 1989)
    A biography of the Afro-American whose scientific research revolutionized the economy of the South
  • Tennessee Williams's Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

    Harold Bloom

    Hardcover (Chelsea House Pub, Dec. 1, 2001)
    A critical overview of the work features the writings of Charles E. May, John M. Clum, Christopher Brian Weimer, Alice Griffin, and other scholars.
  • Anton Chekhov

    Harold Bloom

    Library Binding (Chelsea House Pub, Sept. 1, 2009)
    Essays provide critical insight into Anton Chekhov's works and offer differing opinions on the themes he addresses in his short stories and plays.
  • To Kill a Mockingbird

    Harper Lee, Sterling Professor of Humanities Harold Bloom

    language (Chelsea House Pub, April 1, 2010)
    Comprehensive reading and study guides provide concise critical excerpts that offer a scholarly overview of each work, "The Story Behind the Story" that details the conditions under which the work was written, a biographical sketch of the author, a descriptive list of characters and more.
  • Nat Turner: Slave Revolt Leader

    Terry Bisson

    Library Binding (Chelsea House Pub, April 1, 1988)
    A biography of the slave and preacher who, believing that God wanted him to free the slaves, led a major revolt in 1831