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The Plots Against Hitler

Danny Orbach · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

A new and definitive account of the anti-Nazi underground in Germany and its numerous efforts to assassinate Adolf Hitler In 1933, Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany. A year later, all parties but the Nazis had been outlawed, freedom of the press was but a memory, and Hitler's dominance...
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Two's Company: A Fifty-Year Romance with Lessons Learned in Love, Life & Business

Suzanne Somers · Harmony
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In her most personal and inspiring book yet, New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Somers shows readers how to shape a healthy, lasting relationship through the lens of her 50-year love affair with her husband, Alan Hamel. For the first time, Suzanne will expose the inner workings of her marriage:...
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Apprehensions & Convictions: Adventures of a 50-Year-Old Rookie Cop

Mark Johnson · Quill Driver Books
Pages: 334
Format: Hardcover

What makes a fifty-year-old man quit a highly successful career in charity work to take on the low-paid, dangerous job of being a police officer? When Mark Johnson left the United Way to become the oldest rookie in the Mobile, Alabama, police department, he didn't just have to adjust...
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The Destiny Thief: Essays on Writing, Writers and Life

Richard Russo · Knopf
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A master of the novel, short story, and memoir, the best-selling and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Everybody's Fool now gives us his very first collection of personal essays, ranging throughout writing and reading and living.In these nine essays, Richard Russo provides insight into his life...
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Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd, Russia, 1917 – A World on the Edge

Helen Rappaport · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

Caught in the Revolution is Helen Rappaport's masterful telling of the outbreak of the Russian Revolution through eye-witness accounts left by foreign nationals who saw the drama unfold.Between the first revolution in February 1917 and Lenin's Bolshevik coup in October, Petrograd (the former...
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Boy who runs : the odyssey of julius achon.

Julius Achon · Ballantine
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

In the tradition of Uzodinma Iweala's Beasts of No Nation by way of Christopher McDougall's Born to Run, this is the inspirational true story of the Ugandan boy soldier who became a world-renowned runner, then found his calling as director of a world-renowned African children's charity."Julius...
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Kenneth Clark: Life, Art and Civilisation

James Stourton · Alfred A Knopf
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

The first and definitive biography of this brilliant polymath--director of the National Gallery, author, patron of the arts, social lion, and singular pioneer of television--that also tells the story of the arts in the twentieth century through his astonishing life. Kenneth Clark's...
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Ascent

Edmund Hillary · Doubleday
Pages: 223
Format: Hardcover

This autobiography interweaves the stories of the famous father and son adventurers, their separate impressions of the lives they have lived with one another and apart, and their pioneering expeditions to the top of the world
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The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, the Power Behind Five English Thrones

Thomas Asbridge · Ecco; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A thrillingly intimate portrait of one of history's most illustrious knights - William Marshal - that vividly evokes the grandeur and barbarity of the Middle Ages William Marshal was the true Lancelot of his era - a peerless warrior and paragon of chivalry - yet over the centuries,...
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Inside Out: A Personal History of Pink Floyd

NICK MASON · Chronicle Books
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

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My Lost Brothers: The Untold Story by the Yarnell Hill Fire's Lone Survivor

Brendan McDonough · Hachette Books
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

A gripping first-person account by the sole survivor of Arizona's disastrous 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire, which took the lives of 19 "hotshots"--firefighters trained specifically to battle wildfires. Brendan McDonough was on the verge of becoming a hopeless, inveterate heroin addict...
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Casanova: The World of a Seductive Genius

Laurence Bergreen · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 544
Format: Print book

The definitive biography of the impoverished child, abandoned by his parents, who became the famous writer, notorious libertine, and self-invented genius whose name still resonates today: Giacomo Casanova.Today, "Casanova" is a synonym for "great lover," yet the real...
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Juliet's Answer: One Man's Search for Love and the Elusive Cure for Heartbreak

Glenn Dixon · Gallery Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Eat, Pray, Love meets The Rosie Project in this fresh, heartwarming memoir by a man who travels to Verona and volunteers to answer letters addressed to Shakespeare's Juliet, all in an attempt to heal his own heartbreak.When Glenn Dixon is spurned by love, he packs his bags for Verona,...
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Dead Feminists: Historic Heroines in Living Color

Chandler O'Leary · Sasquatch Books
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

This gorgeously illustrated letterpress-inspired book combines feminist history with a vision for a better future. Based on the beloved Dead Feminists letterpress poster series, this illuminating look at 27 women who've changed the world features a foreword by Jill Lepore, author of The Secret...
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The Accidental Life: An Editor's Notes on Writing and Writers

Terry McDonell · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

From the legendary editor, journalist, and publishing entrepreneur: a memoir about writers, writing, editing--and the fast-paced, high-stakes life in the publishing business. Over the last four decades, Terry McDonell has been at the helm of some of the most influential beacons of American...
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