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The Last Pirate: A Father, His Son, and the Golden Age of Marijuana

Tony Dokoupil · Random House Inc
Pages: 252
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Blow and Another Bullshit Night in Suck City, The Last Pirate is a vivid, haunting and often hilarious memoir recounting the life of Big Tony, a family man who joined the biggest pot ring of the Reagan era and exploded his life in the process. Three decades later, his son came...
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Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

Clint Hill · Gallery Books
Pages: 451
Format: Print book

A rare and fascinating portrait of the American presidency from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Kennedy and Me and Five Days in November.Secret Service agent Clint Hill brings history intimately and vividly to life as he reflects on his seventeen years protecting the most...
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt (Theodore Roosevelt series Book 1)

Edmund Morris · Modern Library; Reprint edition
Format: Kindle Edition

The story of seven men--a naturalist, a writer, a lover, a hunter, a ranchman, a soldier, and a politician--who merged at the age of 42 to become the youngest President in history.
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American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee

Karen Abbott · Random House; 1st edition
Format: Book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAmerica was flying high in the Roaring Twenties. Then, almost overnight, the Great Depression brought it crashing down. When the dust settled, people were primed for a star who could distract them from reality. Enter Gypsy Rose Lee, a strutting, bawdy, erudite...
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Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed: A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings

Michelle Knight · Perseus Books Group
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times BestsellerMichelle was a young single mother when she was kidnapped by a local school bus driver named Ariel Castro. For more than a decade afterward, she endured unimaginable torture at the hand of her abductor. In 2003 Amanda Berry joined her in captivity, followed...
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Clinton, Inc.: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine

Daniel Halper · Broadside Books
Format: Hardcover

Weekly Standard editor Daniel Halper provides a meticulously researched account of the brilliant calculations, secret deals, and occasionally treacherous maneuverings that led to the Clintons return to political prominence.In the twelve years since the Clintons left the White House, they...
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Ashley's War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon · Harper
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In 2010, the Army created Cultural Support Teams, a secret pilot program to insert women alongside Special Operations soldiers battling in Afghanistan. The Army reasoned that women could play a unique role on Special Ops teams: accompanying their male colleagues on raids and, while those...
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Shirley, I Jest!: A Storied Life

Cindy Williams · Taylor Trade Publishing
Format: eBook

Cindy Williams, half of the comedic duo of Laverne Shirley, has had a wild and lively career in show business. This book is an engaging and heartfelt journey from Williamss blue collar roots to unexpected stardom—from being pranked by Jim Morrison while waiting tables at Whisky a Go Go to starring...
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Happily Ali After: And Other Fairly True Tales

Ali Wentworth · Harper
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The actress, comedian, media darling, and New York Times bestselling author picks up where she left off in Ali in Wonderland, dissecting modern life - and this time, on a mission of self-improvement - in a series of laugh-out-loud comic vignettes.Moved by a particularly inspirational tweet...
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Blood Brotherhoods: A History of Italy's Three Mafias

John Dickie · PublicAffairs
Pages: 748
Format: Hardcover

MAFIA. CAMORRA. 'NDRANGHETA.The Sicilian mafia, known as Cosa Nostra, is far from being Italy's only dangerous criminal fraternity. The country hosts two other major mafias: the camorra from Naples; and, from the poor and isolated region of Calabria, the mysterious 'ndrangheta,...
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Daisy Turner's Kin: An African American Family Saga

Jane C. Beck · University of Illinois Press; 1st Edition edition
Format: Print book

A daughter of freed African American slaves, Daisy Turner became a living repository of history. The family narrative entrusted to her--"a well-polished artifact, an heirloom that had been carefully preserved"--began among the Yoruba in West Africa and continued with her own century...
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The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books

Azar Nafisi · Viking; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A passionate hymn to the power of fiction to change peoples lives, by the 1 New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in TehranTen years ago, Azar Nafisi electrified readers with her million-copy bestseller, Reading Lolita in Tehran, which told the story of how, against the backdrop...
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A Warrior's Faith: Navy SEAL Ryan Job, a Life-Changing Firefight, and the Belief That Transformed His Life

Robert Vera Jr. · Nelson Books
Pages: 207
Format: Print book

#1 Amazon Best Seller: An exhilarating story of a young Navy SEAL whose relentless faith transformed his life and inspired everyone who knew his courageous story. In A Warrior's Faith, Ryan Job's close friend, Robert Vera, recounts how the highly decorated Navy SEAL's unstoppable sense...
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The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941–1942

Nigel Hamilton · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 514
Format: Hardcover

Based on years of archival research and interviews with the last surviving aides and Roosevelt family members, Nigel Hamilton offers a definitive account of FDR's masterful - and underappreciated - command of the Allied war effort. Hamilton takes readers inside FDR's White House...
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Judy Garland: A Biography

Anne Edwards · Taylor Trade Publishing
Format: Kindle Edition

Edwards's biography presents a complete picture of the late actress-and not just the boozing, drug-addicted caricature of a woman central to lesser biographies. We learn, for example, that Garland saw it as her duty to provide for her family financially, a generosity that her mother Ethel...
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Daring: My Passages: A Memoir

Gail Sheehy · William Morrow; Hardcover Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The author of the classic New York Times bestseller Passages returns with her inspiring memoir—a chronicle of her trials and triumphs as a groundbreaking girl journalist in the 1960s, to iconic guide for women and men seeking to have it all, to one of the premier political profilers of modern...
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Whatever...Love Is Love: Questioning the Labels We Give Ourselves

Maria Bello · Dey Street Books
Format: Hardcover

The acclaimed actress and dedicated activist shares her personal journey of discovery, and destroys outdated ideas about partnership, love and family that will resonate with anyone in an unconventional life situation.Actress and activist Maria Bello made waves with her essay, "Coming...
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James Madison: A Life Reconsidered

Lynne Cheney · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 564
Format: Hardcover

A major new biography of the fourth president of the United States by New York Times bestselling author Lynne Cheney This majestic new biography of James Madison explores the astonishing story of a man of vaunted modesty who audaciously changed the world. Among the Founding Fathers, Madison...
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They Call Me Baba Booey

Artie Lange · Spiegel & Grau; Reprint edition
Format: Kindle Edition

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Includes all-new ma-ma-material! ALL NEW CHAPTER: Baba Booey's Afghanistan Journal! and . . . the Shvoogie Buzzer story! One of pop culture's great enduring unsung heroes: Gary Dell'Abate, Howard Stern Show producer, miracle worker, professional good sport, and servant...
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I Regret Nothing: A Memoir

Jen Lancaster · NAL
Format: Hardcover

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNew York Times bestselling author Jen Lancaster has lived a life based on re-invention and self-improvement. From Bitter Is the New Black to The Tao of Martha, she's managed to document her (and her generation's) attempts to shape up, grow up, and have...
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Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny

Holly Madison · Dey Street Books
Format: eBook

The shocking, never-before-told story of the bizarre world inside the legendary Playboy Mansion—and, finally, the secret truth about the man who holds the key—from one of the few people who truly knows Hefs former 1 girlfriend and star of The Girls Next DoorA spontaneous decision at age twenty-one...
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The Story of Alice: Lewis Carroll and the Secret History of Wonderland

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst · Belknap Press
Format: Hardcover

Following his acclaimed life of Dickens, Robert Douglas-Fairhurst illuminates the tangled history of two lives and two books. Drawing on numerous unpublished sources, he examines in detail the peculiar friendship between the Oxford mathematician Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) and Alice...
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Becoming Madison: The Extraordinary Origins of the Least Likely Founding Father

Michael Signer · PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

In a time when America is desperately searching for leadership comes this inspiring story of James Madison's coming of age, providing incisive and original insight into the Founding Father who did the most but is known the least. Michael Signer takes a fresh look at the life of our fourth...
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So Many Roads: The Life and Times of the Grateful Dead

David Browne · Da Capo Press
Format: Hardcover

Fifty years after they first came together and changed the sound of rock 'n' roll, the Grateful Dead remain one of rock's most beloved bands - a musical and cultural phenomenon that spans generations and paved the way for everything from the world of jam bands and the idea of independently...
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Solomon Northup: The Complete Story of the Author of Twelve Years A Slave: The Complete Story of the Author of Twelve Years a Slave

Solomon Northup · Praeger; 1 edition
Format: Kindle Edition

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Born Survivors: Three Young Mothers and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage, Defiance, and Hope

Wendy Holden · Harper
Format: Hardcover

The Nazis murdered their husbands but concentration camp prisoners Priska, Rachel, and Anka would not let evil take their unborn children too - a remarkable true story that will appeal to readers of The Lost and The Nazi Officer's Wife, Born Survivors celebrates three mothers who defied...
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Letters From Berlin: A Story Of War, Survival, And The Redeeming Power Of Love And Friendship

Kerstin Lieff · Globe Pequot Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

When Margarete Dos moved with her family to Berlin on the eve of World War II, she and her younger brother were blindly ushered into a generation of Hitler Youth. Like countless citizens under Hitler’s regime, Margarete struggled to understand what was happening to her country. Later,...
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The Light of the World: A Memoir

Elizabeth Alexander · Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover

"PULITZER PRIZE IN LETTERS: BIOGRAPHY FINALIST"
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Bad Kid: A Memoir

David Crabb · Harper Perennial
Format: Print book

Filled with the music and popular culture of the late-eighties and early-nineties, this refreshingly honest and hilarious coming-of-age memoir from comedian, storyteller, and The Moth host David Crabb tells a universally resonant story about growing up gay and Goth in San Antonio, Texas....
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The Pious Ones: The World of Hasidim and Their Battles with America

Joseph Berger · Harper Perennial; Original edition
Format: Paperback

As the population of ultra-Orthodox Jews in the United States increases to astonishing proportions, veteran New York Times journalist Joseph Berger takes us inside the notoriously insular world of the Hasidim to explore their origins, beliefs, and struggles—and the social and political...
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Getting Life: An Innocent Man's 25-Year Journey from Prison to Peace

Michael Morton · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

He spent twenty-five years in prison for a crime he did not commit. He lost his wife, his son, and his freedom. This is the story of how Michael Morton finally got justice—and a second chance at life. On August 13, 1986, just one day after his thirty-second birthday, Michael Morton went...
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The Little Girl Who Fought the Great Depression: Shirley Temple and 1930s America

John F. Kasson · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 308
Format: Hardcover

How the smile and fortitude of a child actress revived a nation. Her image appeared in periodicals and advertisements roughly twenty times daily; she rivaled FDR and Edward VIII as the most photographed person in the world. Her portrait brightened the homes of countless admirers: from a black...
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Decoded

Jay-Z · Spiegel & Grau
Format: Kindle Edition

From Barnes & NobleT his disarmingly honest autobiography by rap legend Jay-Z is now an enhanced paperback edition, containing new lyrics and annotations. — David Garber Michiko Kakutani…gives the reader a harrowing portrait of the rough worlds Jay-Z navigated in his youth,...
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Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own

Kate Bolick · Crown
Format: Hardcover

"A single woman considers her life, the life of the bold single ladies who have gone before her, and the long arc of slowly changing attitudes towards women"--
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Under Magnolia: A Southern Memoir

Frances Mayes · Broadway Books
Format: Kindle Edition

Publishers Weekly04/14/2014 Set in the author's "one-mile-square" hometown of Fitzgerald in the backwoods of Georgia, Mayes's (Every Day in Tuscany) latest memoir depicts a childhood of rich meals and drunk, impatient parents—her adoring and violent father and her restless...
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Criminal That I Am: A Memoir

Jennifer Ridha · Scribner
Format: Hardcover

A candid memoir from a talented young lawyer who becomes romantically entangled with the convicted drug felon she represents - Cameron Douglas, son of film actor Michael Douglas - and who soon makes the mistake of her life. Or does she?Criminal That I Am is a defense attorney's account...
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Racing Forward: Faith, Love & Triumph Over Loss

Michele Mica Mosbacher · Bright Sky Press
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

Mica Mosbacher was barely hanging on. A single mother of a son, she worked in retail while she established a career as an award-winning writer. Feeling unlucky in romance after two failed marriages, she gave up on her dreams. In her early 40s, she met the love of her life, oilman mogul...
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An Uncomplicated Life: A Father's Memoir of His Exceptional Daughter

Paul Daugherty · William Morrow

A fathers exhilarating and funny love letter to his daughter with Down syndrome whose vibrant and infectious approach to life has something to teach all of us about how we can better live our own. Jillian Daugherty was born with Down syndrome. The day they brought her home from the hospital,...
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True Love

Jennifer Lopez · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In Jennifer Lopez's first ever book, True Love, she explores one of her life's most defining periods - the transformative two-year journey of how, as an artist and a mother, she confronted her greatest challenges, identified her biggest fears, and ultimately emerged a stronger person...
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Founders' Son: A Life of Abraham Lincoln

Richard Brookhiser · Tantor Audio; Unabridged CD edition
Format: Hardcover

Argues that the sixteenth president of the United States was inspired by the Founding Fathers of the nation and struggled to carry on their work throughout his career.
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Why We Love Serial Killers: The Curious Appeal of the World's Most Savage Murderers

Scott Bonn · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Book

For decades now serial killers have taken center stage in the news and entertainment media The coverage of real-life murderers such as Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer has transformed them into ghoulish celebrities Similarly the popularity of fictional characters such as Hannibal The Cannibal...
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Unconditional Honor: Wounded Warriors and Their Dogs

Cathy Scott · Lyons Press
Format: Hardcover

In this comprehensive and gorgeously illustrated book, Cathy Scott and Clay Myers, with a foreword by former NBA star Bill Walton, show how service and therapy dogs are having a profound impact on the lives of military personnel injured in action. Not only do our veterans deal with physical...
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The Job: True Tales from the Life of a New York City Cop

Steve Osborne · Doubleday Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"How ya doin?" With these four syllables, delivered in an unmistakably authentic New York accent, Steve Osborne has riveted thousands of people through the legendary storytelling outfit The Moth (and over a million times on their website) with his hilarious, profane, and touching...
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A Hot Glue Gun Mess: Funny Stories, Pretty DIY Projects

Mr. Kate · William Morrow Paperbacks
Format: Print book

In this beautiful paperback edition featuring French flaps, hugely popular lifestyle blogger, YouTube star, and designer Mr. Kate (Kate Albrecht) offers a stunning collection of step-by-step personal style and home projects - woven in with quirkily hilarious stories and anecdotes.Do you dream...
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When the Balls Drop

Brad Garrett · Gallery Books
Format: Hardcover

A refreshingly candid and wickedly funny look at life's second half from Everybody Loves Raymond TV sitcom star and three-time Emmy Award-winning comic Brad Garrett.In this no-holds-barred book of comedic and personal essays, Brad Garrett divulges his hilarious - and irreverently honest...
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The Keillor Reader

Garrison Keillor · Viking Books
Pages: 361
Format: Hardcover

Stories, essays, poems, and personal reminiscences from the sage of Lake Wobegon When, at thirteen, he caught on as a sportswriter for the Anoka Herald, Garrison Keillor set out to become a professional writer, and so he has done - a storyteller, sometime comedian, essayist, newspaper columnist,...
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Lincoln's Body: A Cultural History

Richard Wightman Fox · W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

Even two hundred years after Abraham Lincolns death, we, like Walt Whitman, love the President personally.In a stunning feat of scholarship, insight, and engaging prose, Lincolns Body explores how a president ungainly in body and downright ugly of aspect came to mean so much to us.The very...
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Dog Lived (and So Will I)

Brian Beker · Sourcebooks
Format: Kindle Edition

Publishers WeeklyDiscouraged by her past and hoping to turn a new leaf, divorced 41-year-old Rhyne vows to follow a convenient "alphabet life," for all she needed was "Alcohol, Books, Coffee, and Dogs." Moving to the suburbs of Los Angeles and casually dating a handsome...
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American Outlaw

Jesse James · Gallery Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Jesse James has led a violent life. He has survived lower depths, faced harder times, and beaten down more private demons than mostand lived to tell his story with honesty, introspection, and humility. His story is raw, real, and comes straight from the heart. Hes tough as nails and riding...
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Special Heart: A Journey of Faith, Hope, Courage and Love

Bret Baier · Center Street
Format: Hardcover

Special Heart is a deeply touching personal story told through the eyes of a journalist as he faces the most daunting challenge in life -- far more frightening than reporting from battlefields, infinitely more momentous than interviewing newsmakers of the day: caring for his critically...
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And the Good News Is...: Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side

Dana Perino · Twelve
Format: Kindle Edition

1 New York Times Bestseller1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller From her years as the presidential press secretary to her debates with colleagues on Fox News The Five, Dana Perino reveals the lessons shes learned that have guided her through life, kept her level-headed, and led to her success,...
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Undivided: A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Path to Peace

Patricia Raybon · Thomas Nelson
Format: Hardcover

"Mom, I have something I need to tell you..."They didn't talk. Not for ten years. Not about faith anyway. Instead, a mother and daughter tiptoed with pain around the deepest gulf in their lives - the daughter's choice to leave the church, convert to Islam and become...
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This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection

Carol Burnett · Crown Archetype
Format: Kindle Edition

A touching and hilarious memoir by the author of Carrie and Me: A Mother Daughter Love Story, This Time Together is 100 percent Carol Burnett - funny, irreverent, and irresistible. Carol Burnett is one of the most beloved and revered actresses and performers in America. The Carol Burnett...
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The astronaut wives club : a true story

Lily Koppel; 3M Company. · Grand Central Publishing
Format:  eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

"As America's Mercury Seven astronauts were launched on death-defying missions, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their young wives. Overnight, these women were transformed from military spouses into American royalty. They had tea with Jackie Kennedy, appeared on the cover...
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The Strategist: Brent Scowcroft and the Call of National Security

Bartholomew H Sparrow · Public Affairs
Pages: 717
Format: Print book

For more than thirty years, Brent Scowcroft has played a central role in American foreign policy. Scowcroft helped manage the American departure from Vietnam, helped plan the historic breakthrough to China, urged the first President Bush to repel the invasion of Kuwait, and worked to shape...
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Joan of Arc: A History

Helen Castor · Harper; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the acclaimed She-Wolves, the complex, surprising, and engaging story of one of the most remarkable women of the medieval world - as never told before.Helen Castor tells afresh the gripping story of the peasant girl from Domremy who hears voices from God, leads the French...
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Eleanor Marx: A Life

Rachel Holmes · Bloomsbury Press
Format: Hardcover

Unrestrained by convention, lionhearted and free, Eleanor Marx 1855-98 was an exceptional woman. Hers was the first English translation of Flauberts Madame Bovary. She pioneered the theater of Henrik Ibsen. She was the first woman to lead the British dock workers and gas workers trade unions....
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Model Woman: Eileen Ford and the Business of Beauty

Robert Lacey · Harper
Format: Hardcover

A revealing, no-holds-barred portrait of the legendary Eileen Ford - the entrepreneur who transformed the business of modeling and helped invent the celebrity supermodel.Working with her husband, Jerry, Eileen Ford created the twentieth century's largest and most successful modeling...
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Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America

Jonathan Darman · Random House; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In politics, the man who takes the highest spot after a landslide is not standing on solid ground.   In this riveting work of narrative nonfiction, Jonathan Darman tells the story of two giants of American politics, Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan, and shows how, from 1963 to 1966, these...
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Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman

Jon Krakauer · Anchor; 1 edition
Format: Kindle Edition

This edition has been updated to reflect new developments and includes new material obtained through the Freedom of Information Act.Pat Tillman walked away from a multimillion-dollar NFL contract to join the Army and became an icon of post-9/11 patriotism. When he was killed in Afghanistan...
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Going Off Script: How I Survived a Crazy Childhood, Cancer, and Clooney's 32 On-Screen Rejections

Giuliana Rancic · Crown Archetype

A witty, warm, and inspiring memoir from the E News! host, Fashion Police panelist, red-carpet correspondent, author, and reality show star Giuliana Rancic.    Giuliana Rancic is best known for interviewing A-listers on the red carpet and E! News, skewering their shocking style choices...
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Don't Know Much About? the American Presidents

Kenneth C. Davis · Hyperion
Format: Kindle Edition

Which president broke the law to prevent enslaved people from being freed? Who said, "When the president does it,that means it's not illegal"? Why does America have a president? From the heated debates among the framers of the Constitution in 1787 over an "elected king,"...
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Battle hymn of the tiger mother

Amy Chua · Penguin Press
Pages: 237
Format: eBook

Traces the rewards and pitfalls of a Chinese mother's exercise in extreme parenting, describing the exacting standards applied to grades, music lessons, and avoidance of Western cultural practices.
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Sweetness: The Enigmatic Life of Walter Payton

Jeff Pearlman · Gotham Books; Reprint edition
Format: Kindle Edition

From Barnes & NobleWalter Payton (1954-1999) is remembered as the record-setting halfback of the Chicago Bears, but he is also revered as the man who heroically battled a terminal illness that finally brought him. There have been biographies of Payton before, but Jeff Pearlman's Sweetness...
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Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley

Charlotte Gordon · Random House
Pages: 672
Format: Hardcover

This groundbreaking dual biography brings to life a pioneering English feminist and the daughter she never knew. Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley have each been the subject of numerous biographies, yet no one has ever examined their lives in one book - until now. In Romantic Outlaws,...
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Going Off Script: How I Survived a Crazy Childhood, Cancer, and Clooney's 32 On-Screen Rejections

Giuliana Rancic · Crown Archetype
Pages: 266
Format: Print book

A witty, warm, and inspiring memoir from the E News! host, Fashion Police panelist, red-carpet correspondent, author, and reality show star Giuliana Rancic. Giuliana Rancic is best known for interviewing A-listers on the red carpet and E! News, skewering their shocking style choices...
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One click : Jeff Bezos and the rise of Amazon.com

Richard L Brandt · Portfolio/Penguin
Format:  eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Amazon's business model is deceptively simple: Make online shopping so easy and convenient that customers won't think twice. It can almost be summed up by the button on every page: "Buy now with one click."Why has Amazon been so successful? Much of it has to do with Jeff...
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Etched in Sand

Regina Calcaterra · William Morrow Paperbacks
Format: Audiobook

Regina’s Calcaterra memoir, Etched in Sand, is an inspiring and triumphant coming-of-age story of tenacity and hope. Regina Calcaterra is a successful lawyer, New York State official, and activist. Her painful early life, however, was quite different. Regina and her four siblings...
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Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace

D. T. Max · Penguin Books
Format: Kindle Edition

The New York TimesIn his revealing new biography…D. T. Max gives us a sympathetic appraisal of Wallace's life and work, tracing the connections between the two, while mapping the wellsprings of his philosophical vision. The book captures the heartbreaking struggle Wallace waged with...
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The Wild Truth

Carine McCandless · HarperOne
Format: Kindle Edition

The Wild Truth by Carine McCandless has descriptive copy which is not yet available from the Publisher.
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Under Magnolia: A Southern Memoir

Frances Mayes · Crown; First Edition first Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

A lyrical and evocative memoir from Frances Mayes, the Bard of Tuscany, about coming of age in the Deep South and the region's powerful influence on her life.The author of three beloved books about her life in Italy, including Under the Tuscan Sun and Every Day in Tuscany, Frances Mayes...
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Even This I Get to Experience

Norman Lear · Penguin Press; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

"This is, flat out, one of the best Hollywood memoirs ever written ... An absolute treasure." --Booklist (STARRED)In my ninety-plus years I've lived a multitude of lives. In the course of all these lives, I had a front-row seat at the birth of television; wrote, produced,...
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Brothers Forever: The Enduring Bond between a Marine and a Navy SEAL that Transcended Their Ultimate Sacrifice

Tom Sileo · Da Capo Press
Pages: 278
Format: Hardcover

Four weeks after Navy SEALs had killed Osama bin Laden, the President of the United States stood in Arlington National Cemetery. In his Memorial Day address, he extolled the courage and sacrifice of the two young men buried side by side in the graves before him: Travis Manion, a fallen...
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The Good Son: JFK Jr. and the Mother He Loved

Christopher Andersen · Gallery Books
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestselling author delivers another dramatic installment in the lives of the Kennedys - including new details about JFK Jr., his relationship with his mother, his many girlfriends, and the night of his tragic death.Critically acclaimed author Christopher Andersen is a master...
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Billy Joel

Fred Schruers · Crown Archetype
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited, all-access biography of a music legendIn Billy Joel, acclaimed music journalist Fred Schruers draws upon more than one hundred hours of exclusive interviews with Joel to present an unprecedented look at the life, career, and legacy of the pint-sized kid from Long Island...
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Approval Junkie: Adventures in Caring Too Much

Faith Salie · Crown Archetype
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From comedian and journalist Faith Salie, of NPR's Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me! and CBS News Sunday Morning, a collection of humorous essays chronicling the author's adventures during her lifelong quest for approval. Faith Salie has done it all in the name of validation. Whether it's...
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The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II

Jan Jarboe Russell · Scribner
Format: Print book

The dramatic and never-before-told story of a secret FDR-approved American internment camp in Texas during World War II, where thousands of families - many US citizens - were incarcerated.From 1942 to 1948, trains delivered thousands of civilians from the United States and Latin America...
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Under Cover of the Night: A True Story of Sex, Greed and Murder

Diane Fanning · Berkley
Format: Book

It was planned to look like a suicide.But even in the best-laid plans, evidence is left behind…Jocelyn Branham Earnest was found dead on the floor of her living room in Forest, Virginia. By her side was a gun and a suicide note—typed, lacking a signature, and with one fingerprint...
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The Other Side: A Memoir

Lacy M. Johnson · Tin House Books
Format: Paperback

Lacy Johnson's rich and poetic memoir, The Other Side, chronicles her brutal kidnapping and imprisonment at the hands of an ex-boyfriend, her dramatic escape, and her hard-fought struggle to recover. Lacy Johnson bangs on the glass doors of a sleepy local police station in the middle of the night....
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A Serial Killer in Nazi Berlin: The Chilling True Story of the S-Bahn Murderer

Scott Andrew Selby · Berkley Caliber
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

As the Nazi war machine caused death and destruction throughout Europe, one man in the Fatherland began his own reign of terror.This is the true story of the pursuit and capture of a serial killer in the heart of the Third Reich. For all appearances, Paul Ogorzow was a model German. An employed...
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Louisa Catherine: The Other Mrs. Adams

Margery M. Heffron · Yale University Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams, wife and political partner of John Quincy Adams, became one of the most widely known women in America when her husband assumed office as sixth president in 1825. Shrewd, intellectual, and articulate, she was close to the center of American power over many...
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The Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son

Pat Conroy · Nan A. Talese
Pages: 338
Format: eBook

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader's Circle for author chats and more. Pat Conroy's great success as a writer has always been intimately linked with the exploration of his family history. As the oldest of seven children...
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Good Stuff: A Reminiscence of My Father, Cary Grant

Dyan Cannon · Knopf
Format: Kindle Edition

The author is the only child of Cary Grant and Dyan Cannon. This portrait is of the relationship between a daughter and her father, one of America's most iconic male movie stars. She writes of their life together through her high school and college years until his death in 1986 at the age of eighty-two.
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BEHIND THE CURTAIN

Dave Berg · Pelican Publishing
Format: Kindle Edition

"It was always a pleasure to appear on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Jay and his long-time producer Dave Berg would welcome me to the Green Room, and these moments before the show gave us a chance to laugh. Jay and Dave brought a great spirit and a lot of dignity to late-night television."-Mrs....
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It's Not About Perfect: Competing for My Country and Fighting for My Life

Shannon Miller · Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Hardcover

The winner of seven Olympic medals and the most decorated gymnast, male or female, in U.S. history, Shannon tells her story from being a shy, rambunctious girl raised in Oklahoma, through her training accidents, her successful battle with ovarian cancer, and the birth of her miracle baby...
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Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year

David Ritz · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 276
Format: Hardcover

A revealing and dramatic chronicle of the twelve months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassinationMartin Luther King, Jr. died in one of the most shocking assassinations the world has known, but little is remembered about the life he led in his final year. New York Times...
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Rainbow in the Cloud: The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou · Random House
Format: Hardcover

“Words mean more than what is set down on paper,” Maya Angelou wrote in her groundbreaking memoir I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. Indeed, Angelou’s words have traveled the world and transformed lives—inspiring, strengthening, healing. Through a long and prolific...
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One Perfect Day: A Mother and Son's Story of Adoption and Reunion

Diane Burke · Skyhorse Publishing,
Pages: 182
Format: Print book

The moment Diane Burke, an author and mother of two grown sons, received an unexpected certified letter in the mail, she had no idea her life would be shaken to its core. Memories of a past she had buried more than forty years ago suddenly resurfaced and she wasn't prepared to deal...
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Fields of Grace: Faith, Friendship, and the Day I Nearly Lost Everything

Hannah Luce · Atria Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A remarkable true story of hope, survival, and faith lost and found . . . On May 11, 2012, a small plane carrying five young adults en route to a Christian youth rally plummeted into a Kansas field. Only two survived the crash: twenty-seven-year-old ex-marine Austin Anderson, who would...
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Has Anyone Seen My Pants?

Sarah Colonna · Gallery Books
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling author of Life as I Blow It Sarah Colonna is back with a hilarious, honest look at life in her late thirties—in all its messy, pants-missing glory. How does a gal with a successful career, great friends, and a razor-sharp wit find herself wandering pants-less...
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Missing Man: The American Spy Who Vanished in Iran

Barry Meier · Farrar
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In late 2013, Americans were shocked to learn that a former FBI agent turned private investigator who disappeared in Iran in 2007 was there on a mission for the CIA. The missing man, Robert Levinson, appeared in pictures dressed like a Guantánamo prisoner and pleaded in a video for help...
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My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family's Nazi Past

Jennifer Teege · The Experiment
Pages: 221
Format: Print book

The internationally bestselling memoir hailed as "haunting and unflinching" (Washington Post) , "unforgettable" (Publishers Weekly) , and "stunning" (BOOKLIST ) . When Jennifer Teege, a German-Nigerian woman, happened to pluck a library book from the shelf,...
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The French House: An American Family, a Ruined Maison, and the Village That Restored Them All

Don Wallace · Sourcebooks; 1st edition
Format: Book

On a tiny French island, a couple of American dreamers redefine their lives by restoring a ruinxwhich in this lovely, shimmering story becomes a parable of a saner, greener, more sustainable path that we all can follow if we will but listen to the wisdom of the villagers the way the Wallaces...
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Epilogue: A Memoir

Will Boast · Liveright; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Winner, The Rome Prize Will Boast thought hed lost his family, until a deeply held secret revealed a second chance he never thought hed have. Having already lost his mother and only brother, twenty-four-year-old Will Boast finds himself absolutely alone when his father dies of alcoholism....
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More Love, Less Panic: 7 Lessons I Learned About Life, Love, and Parenting After We Adopted Our Son from Ethiopia

Claude Knobler · Tarcher
Format: Hardcover

In this heartwarming and hilarious memoir, Claude Knobler describes how he learned the hard way that the apple actually can fall far from the tree—and that’s Okay. Already the biological parents of a seven-year-old son and a five-year-old daughter, Claude Knobler and his wife...
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Founders as Fathers: The Private Lives and Politics of the American Revolutionaries

Lorri Glover · Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover

Surprisingly, no previous book has ever explored how family life shaped the political careers of America’s great Founding Fathers—men like George Mason, Patrick Henry, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. In this original and intimate portrait, historian Lorri...
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The Heir Apparent: A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince

Jane Ridley · Random House
Format: Kindle Edition

The New York Times Book Review - John Sutherland Ridley's superb book is the fruit of a decade's immersion in the royal archives, a privilege rarely granted. And her work was all the trickier because, at least in the past,...
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Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's

John Elder Robison · Broadway Books; 1 edition
Format: Audiobook

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “As sweet and funny and sad and true and heartfelt a memoir as one could find.” —from the foreword by Augusten Burroughs Ever since he was young, John Robison longed to connect with other people, but by the time he was a teenager, his odd habits—an...
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Mourning Lincoln

Martha Hodes · Yale University Press
Pages: 408
Format: Hardcover

The news of Abraham Lincoln's assassination on April 15, 1865, just days after Confederate surrender, astounded the war-weary nation. Massive crowds turned out for services and ceremonies. Countless expressions of grief and dismay were printed in newspapers and preached in sermons....
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American Sniper LP: Memorial Edition

Chris Kyle · HarperLuxe, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
Pages: 612
Format: Paperback

The #1 New York Times bestselling memoir of U.S. Navy Seal Chris Kyle, and the source for Clint Eastwood's blockbuster movie which was nominated for six academy awards, including best picture.From 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States...
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