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Gehrig and the Babe: The Friendship and the Feud

Tony Castro · Triumph Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The legendary achievements of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig are undeniable hallmarks of baseball history. Much has been written about the two men as teammates, but Ruth and Gehrig's relationship away from the field is rarely, if ever, explored. In Gehrig and the Babe, Tony Castro portrays Ruth...
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Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days

Tavis Smiley · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 277
Format: Hardcover

A powerful chronicle of the sixteen weeks leading up to King of Pop Michael Jackson's deathMichael Jackson's final months were like the rest of his short and legendary life: filled with deep lows and soaring highs, a constant hunt for privacy, and the pressure and fame that made him socially...
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Blood Letters: The Untold Story of Lin Zhao, a Martyr in Mao's China

Lian Xi · Basic Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The staggering story of the most important Chinese political dissident of the Mao era, a devout Christian who was imprisoned, tortured, and executed by the regimeBlood Letters tells the astonishing tale of Lin Zhao, a poet and journalist arrested by the authorities in 1960 and executed...
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Ending the Parent-Teen Control Battle: Resolve the Power Struggle and Build Trust, Responsibility, and Respect

Neil D Brown · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 180
Format: Print book

"Full of practical expectations ... Warmly ­recommended." - Library Journal starred review Power struggles between parents and teens are nothing new, but chronic control battles are destructive to teen development as well as the entire family. According to psychotherapist...
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A Little History of Archaeology

BRIAN FAGAN · Yale University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The thrilling history of archaeological adventure, with tales of danger, debate, audacious explorers, and astonishing discoveries around the globe What is archaeology? The word may bring to mind images of golden pharaohs and lost civilizations, or Neanderthal skulls and Ice Age cave art....
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They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us

HANIF WILLIS-ABDURRAQIB · Two Dollar Radio
Pages: 236
Format: Paperback

In an age of confusion, fear, and loss, Hanif Abdurraqib's is a voice that matters. Whether he's attending a Bruce Springsteen concert the day after visiting Michael Brown's grave, or discussing public displays of affection at a Carly Rae Jepsen show, he writes with a poignancy and magnetism...
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In Plain Sight: The Kaufman County Prosecutor Murders

KATHRYN CASEY · William Morrow
Pages: 496
Format: Mass Market Paperback

JUDGE. JURY. EXECUTIONER. On a cold January morning, the killer executed Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse in broad daylight. Eight shots fired a block from the Kaufman County Courthouse. Two months later, a massacre. The day before Easter, the couple slept. Bunnies, eggs, a flower...
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A Radical Faith: The Assassination of Sister Maura

Eileen Markey · Nation Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The 1980 rape and murder of four American women - three of them Catholic nuns - by the U.S.-trained military of El Salvador shocked the American public and set off a decade of debate over Cold War policy in Latin America. But as Congress held hearings, the State Department, CIA, and FBI traded...
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The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History

JOSH DEAN · Dutton
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

An incredible true tale of espionage and engineering set at the height of the Cold War - a mix between The Hunt for Red October and Argo - about how the CIA, the U.S. Navy, and America's most eccentric mogul spent six years and nearly a billion dollars to steal the nuclear-armed Soviet...
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Athens

James H McGregor · The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

Revered as the birthplace of Western thought and democracy, Athens is much more than an open-air museum filled with crumbling monuments to ancient glory. Athens takes readers on a journey from the classical city-state to today's contemporary capital, revealing a world-famous metropolis...
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The Whole 9 Months A Week-by-week Pregnancy Nutritional Guide

Jennifer Lang · Sonoma Press
Pages: 220
Format: Print book

"I'm thrilled that Dr. Lang has put her valuable knowledge into these pages. With this book in your hand, you are on your way to putting your health first and setting your baby up for lifelong wellness." -JESSICA ALBA, co-founder of The Honest Company Good For Baby, Good For You Dr. Jennifer...
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Of Beards and Men: The Revealing History of Facial Hair

Christopher Oldstone-Moore · The University of Chicago Press, 2015.
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Beards - they're all the rage these days. Take a look around: from hip urbanites to rustic outdoorsmen, well-groomed metrosexuals to post-season hockey players, facial hair is everywhere. The New York Times traces this hairy trend to Big Apple hipsters circa 2005 and reports that today...
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Minecraft Essential Handbook

Stephanie Soares Milton · Scholastic
Pages: 79
Format: Paperback

The long-awited, first OFFICIAL guide to the online gaming sensation, Minecraft!You're alone in a mysterious new world, full of hidden dangers. You have only minutes to find food and shelter before darkness falls and the monsters come looking for you. What do you do?This official handbook...
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Hot Sauce Nation: America's Burning Obsession

Denver Nicks · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

"Hot Sauce Nation"is a red-hot ride through the story of hot sauce in America, from the humble South American plant that made its way to Mexico, the Caribbean, and (via Columbus) Spain and beyond, to an excruciating encounter with a 3. 3-million-Scoville heat unit scorpion-pepper...
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Happy by Design: How to create a home that boosts your health and happiness

VICTORIA HARRISON · Weldon Owen
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Invite health and happiness into the heart of your home with practical ideas for decor, organization, and mindfulness that will transform your living space - and create an uplifting atmosphere that looks after you from morning to night!Happy by Design teaches us how we can actively improve...
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