Book Description: Reveals the true story behind the Boston Tea Party, revealing how the protest movement was used to seize political power in Massachusetts and set off a political, social, and economic revolution in the American colonies.
Book Description: In a book with full-color photos and more than 100 recipes, the authors offer an overview of tea, including ancient picking and drying techniques, popular growing regions around the world, and the storied past of the tea trade.
Book Description: An account of mid-19th-century botanist Robert Fortune's mission to travel to China's remote Wu Yi Shan hills to steal closely guarded secrets of tea horticulture and manufacturing describes his encounters with pirates, threatening weather, and unethical people.
Book Description: Relates the author's entrance into Iraq in 2003, ten days after the fall of Baghdad, to investigate the rich history of her family, who held a privileged place in Iraqi society until the 1950s, when they were forced to flee.
Book Description: An acclaimed chef celebrates the combination of tea and dessert and provides detailed instructions and recipes on how to steep a perfect cup while enjoying macaroons, shortbread, madeleines, and scones.
Book Description: For new fathers, understanding the world of girls can be puzzling. Twenty-five key topics that all good fathers should know and understand if they want to know and understand their daughters, from dress up to dolls, from horses to magic and spells, are discussed. With a smart sense of humor, parent and author Jenna McCarthy explains just what’s so fascinating about all things pink, and then gives dads some cool insider knowledge, a reading list, and a fun activity.
Book Description: Armed with a map, a motorcycle, an infectious sense of humor, and a dim understanding of Sri Lanka’s war, author, artist, and adventurer Mark Stephen Meadows arrives in the country intending to have, as it were, afternoon tea with terrorists. Figuring that the first step to solving a problem is understanding it, he journeys north into the war zone, interviewing terrorists, generals, and heroin dealers along the way.
Book Description: Bea's of Bloomsbury has been offering mouth-watering teatime treats in the heart of London since 2008. Every day the layer cakes, meringues and tiers of cupcakes in the shop window entice passers-by. Now you can enjoy Tea with Bea in your own home with these easy-to-follow recipes.
Book Description: Documents the authors' meetings with some of the U.S.'s greatest adversaries to offer insight into their beliefs and the reasons for current conflicts between the Middle East and the western world.
Book Description: When she has a deadly vision about a librarian who is then murdered, psychic Sunshine Meadows becomes the prime suspect in the murder investigation after the police deny her abilities.
Book Description: Traces how the author, having been rescued and resuscitated by Himalayan villagers after a failed attempt to climb K2, worked to build schools that would benefit the young girls who were forbidden an education by Taliban restrictions.