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The White Devil's Daughters: The Fight Against Slavery in San Francisco's Chinatown

Julia Flynn Siler · Knopf
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory history of the trafficking of young Asian girls that flourished in San Francisco during the first century of Chinese immigration (1848-1943) and the "safe house" on the edge of Chinatown that became a refuge for those seeking their freedomFrom 1874, a house on the edge...
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White House Warriors: How the National Security Council Transformed the American Way of War

John Gans · Liveright
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

This revelatory history of the elusive National Security Council shows how staffers operating in the shadows have driven foreign policy clandestinely for decades.When Michael Flynn resigned in disgrace as the Trump administration's national security advisor the New York Times referred...
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Lead from the Outside: How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change

Stacey Abrams · Picador
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

"Abrams's own grit, coupled with her descriptions of much stumbling and self-doubt, will make [Lead from the Outside] touch you in a way few books by politicians can." -- The New York TimesNational leader Stacey Abrams has written the guide to harnessing the strengths of being...
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The Socialist Manifesto: The Case for Radical Politics in an Era of Extreme Inequality

Bhaskar Sunkara · Basic Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From one of the most prominent voices on the American Left, a galvanizing argument for why we need socialism in the United States today The success of Bernie Sanders's 2016 presidential campaign revived a political idea many had thought dead. But what, exactly, is socialism? And what...
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How to Form a Nonprofit Corporation in California

Anthony Mancuso Attorney · NOLO
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Form a California nonprofit corporation Tens of thousands of arts groups, educators, social service agencies, environmental groups, and others have used this bestselling book to form their California nonprofit. Your group can, too. Obtaining 501(c) (3) tax-exempt status is a lot easier...
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War and Peace: FDR's Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943–1945

Nigel Hamilton · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 592
Format: Hardcover

To mark the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the stirring climax to Nigel Hamilton's three-part saga of FDR at war - proof that he was WWII's key strategist, even on his deathbed.Nigel Hamilton's celebrated trilogy culminates with a story of triumph and tragedy. Just as FDR was proven...
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Paper Daughter: A Memoir

M. Elaine Mar · Harper Perennial
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

When she was five years old, M. Elaine Mar and her mother emigrated from Hong Kong to Denver to join her father in a community more Chinese than American, more hungry than hopeful. While working with her family in the kitchen of a Chinese restaurant and living in the basement of her aunt's...
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The Words of My Father: Love and Pain in Palestine

Yousef Bashir · Harper
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A Palestinian activist recalls his adolescence in Gaza during the Second Intifada, and how he made a strong commitment to peace in the face of devastating brutality in this moving, candid, and transformative memoir that reminds us of the importance of looking beyond prejudice, anger, and fear.Yousef...
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The Presidents: Noted Historians Rank America's Best--and Worst--Chief Executives

Brian Lamb · PublicAffairs
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

The complete rankings of our best -- and worst -- presidents, based on C-SPAN's much-cited Historians Surveys of Presidential Leadership. Over a period of decades, C-SPAN has surveyed leading historians on the best and worst of America's presidents across a variety of categories...
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The Global Age: Europe 1950-2017

Ian Kershaw · Viking
Pages: 656
Format: Hardcover

The final chapter in the Penguin History of Europe series from the acclaimed scholar and author of To Hell and BackAfter the overwhelming horrors of the first half of the twentieth century, described by Ian Kershaw in his previous book as being 'to Hell and back,' the years from...
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