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The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee

Marja Mills · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is one of the best loved novels of the twentieth century. But for the last fifty years, the novel's celebrated author, Harper Lee, has said almost nothing on the record. Journalists have trekked to her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, where Harper Lee,...
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Tolstoy's False Disciple: The Untold Story of Leo Tolstoy and Vladimir Chertkov

Alexandra Popoff · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

This new book from the critically acclaimed author of THE WIVES 2012 and SOPHIA TOLSTOY A BIOGRAPHY 2010 sheds light on one of the most unusual relationships in literary history, which has been steeped in secrecy for more than a century.                                                                                                                                                                                         ...
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Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir

Linda Ronstadt · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Tracing the timeline of her remarkable life, Linda Ronstadt, whose forty-five year career has encompassed a wide array of musical styles, weaves together a captivating story of her origins in Tucson, Arizona, and her rise to stardom in the Southern California music scene of the 1960s and ’70s....
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Pilgrim's Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier

Tom Kizzia · Crown; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter in this riveting true story of a modern-day homesteading family in the deepest reaches of the Alaskan wilderness and of the chilling secrets of its maniacal, spellbinding patriarch. When Papa Pilgrim appeared in the Alaska frontier outpost of McCarthy...
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Thirteen Soldiers: A Personal History of Americans at War

John McCain · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

John McCain’s evocative history of Americans at war, told through the personal accounts of thirteen remarkable soldiers who fought in major military conflicts, from the Revolutionary War of 1776 to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.As a veteran himself, a member of the Senate Armed...
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The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered

Laura Auricchio · Vintage
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

The Marquis de Lafayette at age nineteen volunteered to fight under George Washington and became the French hero of the American Revolution. In this major biography Laura Auricchio looks past the storybook hero and selfless champion of righteous causes who cast aside family and fortune...
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Forbidden Music: The Jewish Composers Banned by the Nazis

Mr. Michael Haas · Yale University Press; First Edition /First Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

With National Socialism's arrival in Germany in 1933, Jews dominated music more than virtually any other sector, making it the most important cultural front in the Nazi fight for German identity. This groundbreaking book looks at the Jewish composers and musicians banned by the Third...
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Deep Thoughts From a Hollywood Blonde

Jennie Garth · Penguin Group USA
Pages: 256
Format: Book

For the first time ever, Jennie Garth is putting it all out there, sharing her joys and her sorrows, her successes and her failures, with candor and a surprising, even bawdy, sense of humor. From her sudden rise to fame as a golden-haired teen beauty, to recently redefining herself as a single...
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On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller

Richard Norton Smith · Random House
Format: Hardcover

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE BOSTON GLOBE AND KIRKUS REVIEWSFrom acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller - one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century. Fourteen years in the making,...
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