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The Lost Tudor Princess : The Life of Lady Margaret Douglas

Alison Weir · Ballantine Books
Pages: 537
Format: Print book

From New York Times bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir comes the first biography of Lady Mary Douglas, the beautiful, cunning niece of Henry VIII of England, who used her sharp intelligence and covert power to influence the Tudor succession after the death of Elizabeth...
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The Storyteller's Secret: From TED Speakers to Business Legends, Why Some Ideas Catch On and Others Don't

Carmine Gallo · St Martin'S Press, 2016.
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

How did a Venice Beach T-shirt vendor become television's most successful producer? How did an entrepreneur who started in a garage create the most iconic product launches in business history? How did a timid pastor's son overcome a paralyzing fear of public speaking to captivate...
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A Splendid Savage: The Restless Life of Frederick Russell Burnham

Steve Kemper · W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A life of adventure and military daring on violent frontiers across the American West, Africa, Mexico, and the Klondike.Frederick Russell Burnham's (1861-1947) amazing story resembles a newsreel fused with a Saturday matinee thriller. One of the few people who could turn his garrulous...
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Benjamin Franklin in London: The British Life of America's Founding Father

George Goodwin · Yale University Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

For more than one-fifth of his life, Benjamin Franklin lived in London. He dined with prime ministers, members of parliament, even kings, as well as with Britain's most esteemed intellectuals - including David Hume, Joseph Priestley, and Erasmus Darwin - and with more notorious individuals,...
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Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror

Michael V. Hayden · Penguin Press
Pages: 452
Format: Hardcover

An unprecedented high-level master narrative of America's intelligence wars, from the only person ever to helm both the CIA and the NSA, at a time of heinous new threats and wrenching change For General Michael Hayden, playing to the edge means playing so close to the line that you get chalk...
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Stretch: How to Future-Proof Yourself for Tomorrow's Workplace

Karie Willyerd · Wiley, 2015.
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

You know you can do more with your career. And the future is going to demand more of you. The problem is you are so busy keeping up with the day-to-day that you can't prepare for tomorrow. Stretch: How to Future Proof Yourself for Tomorrow's Workplace gives you the confidence and knowledge...
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The Green and the Black: The Complete Story of the Shale Revolution, the Fight over Fracking, and the Future of Energy

Gary Sernovitz · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Gary Sernovitz leads a double life. A typical New York liberal, he is also an oilman - a fact his left-leaning friends let slide until the word "fracking" entered popular parlance. "How can you frack?" they suddenly demanded, aghast. But for Sernovitz, the real question...
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