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438 Days: An Extraordinary True Story of Survival at Sea

Jonathan Franklin · Atria Books
Pages: 274
Format: Print book

"The best survival book in a decade" (Outside magazine) , 438 Days is the true story of the fisherman who survived fourteen months in a small boat drifting seven thousand miles across the Pacific Ocean.On November 17, 2012, a pair of fishermen left the coast of Mexico for a weekend...
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The Husband Hunters: American Heiresses Who Married into the British Aristocracy

Anne De Courcy · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A deliciously told group biography of the young, rich, American heiresses who married into the impoverished British aristocracy at the turn of the twentieth century - The real women who inspired Downton AbbeyTowards the end of the nineteenth century and for the first few years of the twentieth,...
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The Feather Thief: Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century

KIRK WALLACE JOHNSON · Viking
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A rollicking true-crime adventure and a thought-provoking exploration of the human drive to possess natural beauty for readers of The Stranger in the Woods, The Lost City of Z, and The Orchid Thief.On a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London's Royal Academy of Music,...
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Fear: Trump in the White House

BOB WOODWARD · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

THE INSIDE STORY ON PRESIDENT TRUMP, AS ONLY BOB WOODWARD CAN TELL ITWith authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump's White House and precisely how he makes...
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Barracoon: The Story of the Last Slave

ZORA NEALE HURSTON · Amistad
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller"A profound impact on Hurston's literary legacy." - New York Times"One of the greatest writers of our time." - Toni Morrison"Zora Neale Hurston's genius has once again produced a Maestrapiece." - Alice WalkerA major literary event:...
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The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival

John Vaillant · Knopf; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

It’s December 1997, and a man-eating tiger is on the prowl outside a remote village in Russia’s Far East. The tiger isn’t just killing people, it’s annihilating them, and a team of men and their dogs must hunt it on foot through the forest in the brutal cold. As the trackers...
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The Girl with Seven Names

Hyeonseo Lee · William Collins
Format: Hardcover

An extraordinary insight into life under one of the world's most ruthless and secretive dictatorships - and the story of one woman's terrifying struggle to avoid capture and guide her family to freedom.As a child growing up in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee was one of millions trapped...
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The Food Explorer: The True Adventures of the Globe-Trotting Botanist Who Transformed What America Eats

Daniel Stone · Dutton
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The true adventures of David Fairchild, a late-nineteenth-century food explorer who traveled the globe and introduced diverse crops like avocados, mangoes, seedless grapes - and thousands more - to the American plate.In the nineteenth century, American meals were about subsistence, not enjoyment....
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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann · Doubleday
Pages: 338
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST - AMAZON EDITORS' PICK FOR THE BEST BOOK OF 2017 "Disturbing and riveting...It will sear your soul." - Dave Eggers, New York Times Book ReviewShelf Awareness's Best Book of 2017Named a best book of the year by Wall...
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