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"The Templars: The Dramatic History Of The Knights Templar, The Most Powerful Military Order Of The Crusades"

By: "Read, Piers Paul"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press:

Seller ID: 9780306810718

ISBN: 0306810719

Condition: very good


In 1099, the city of Jerusalem, a possession of the Islamic Caliphate for over four hundred years, fell to an army of European knights intent on restoring the Cross to the Holy Lands. From the ranks of these holy warriors emerged an order of monks trained in both scripture and the military arts: The Knights of the Temple of Solomon, called the Templars. In this engrossing and authoritative chronicle spanning three centuries, Piers Paul Read explores the Templars' rise to political and financial power, their catastrophic fall, and their far-reaching legacy. Drawing on the most recent scholarshi... View more info

The Professor's Daughter

By: "Read, Piers Paul"

Price: $7.16

Publisher: NY, 1972

Edition: (1st paperback)

Seller ID: 53P030

Condition: FINE


"the shattering novel of a bloody, bawdy generational clash that make Lolita look like kid stuff. As new. Appears unread, but has 1 crease on spine." View more info

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Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors

By: "Read, Piers Paul"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Avon:

Seller ID: 9780380003211

ISBN: 038000321X

Condition: GOOD


On October 12, 1972, a plane carrying a team of young rugby players crashed into the remote, snow-peaked Andes. Out of the forty-five original passengers and crew, only sixteen made it off the mountain alive. For ten excruciating weeks they suffered deprivations beyond imagining, confronting nature head-on at its most furious and inhospitable. And to survive, they were forced to do what would have once been unthinkable ... This is their story -- one of the most astonishing true adventures of the twentieth century. View more info