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The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story

Diane Ackerman · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

When Germany invaded Poland, bombers devastated Warsaw--and the city's zoo along with it. With most of their animals dead, zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski began smuggling Jews into the empty cages. Another dozen "guests" hid inside the Zabinskis' villa, emerging after...
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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

Laura Hillenbrand · Random House
Pages: 473
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE * Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine * Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year award

On a May afternoon...
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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

Daniel James Brown · Penguin Audio
Pages: 12
Format: Audiobook

The #1 New York Times-bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany and now the inspiration for the forthcoming PBS documentary "Boys of '36"

For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about...
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The Glass Castle: A Memoir

Jeannette Walls · Scribner
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, camping in the mountains. Rex was a charismatic,...
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It Was Me All Along: A Memoir

Andie Mitchell · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 232
Format: Book


A heartbreakingly honest, endearing memoir of incredible weight loss by a young food blogger who battles body image issues and overcomes food addiction to find self-acceptance.

All her life, Andie Mitchell had eaten lustily and mindlessly....
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Dead wake : the last crossing of the Lusitania

Erik Larson · Crown Publishers
Format:  book_printbook : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats

The #1 New York Times best-selling author of In the Garden of Beasts presents a 100th-anniversary chronicle of the sinking of the Lusitania that discusses the factors that led to the tragedy and the contributions of such figures as President Wilson, bookseller Charles Lauriat and architect...
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