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Chancer: How One Good Boy Saved Another

Donnie Kanter Winokur · Grand Harbor Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

When a devastating diagnosis tears author Donnie Kanter Winokur's family apart, a service dog may be their best hope to stay together.Donnie Kanter Winokur and her husband, Harvey, never could have imagined the heart-wrenching struggle that becomes their new reality after they decide to adopt...
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Prince Harry: Brother, Soldier, Son

Penny Junor · Grand Central Publishing; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The authoritative biography of Prince Harry by noted royal family biographer Penny Junor, author of Prince William: The Man Who Will Be King and The Firm: The Troubled Life of the House of Windsor. Prince Harry, one of the most popular members of the British royal family, has had a colorful...
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Ernest Hemingway (Modern literature monographs)

Samuel Shaw · Ungar Pub Co
Pages: 136
Format: Hardcover

Studies the major elements of Hemingway's fiction against a backdrop of his life and career
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There's a Mystery There: The Primal Vision of Maurice Sendak

Jonathan Cott · Doubleday
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An extraordinary, path-breaking, and penetrating book on the life and work and creative inspirations of the great children's book genius Maurice Sendak, who since his death in 2012 has only grown in his stature and recognition as a major American artist, period. Polymath and master interviewer...
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The Devil's Defender: My Odyssey Through American Criminal Justice from Ted Bundy to the Kandahar Massacre

John Henry Browne · Chicago Review Press Incorporated
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

In the tradition of bestselling legal memoirs from Johnnie Cochran, F. Lee Bailey,  Gerry Spence, and Alan Dershowitz, John Henry Browne's memoir, The Devil's Defender, recounts his tortuous education in what it means to be an advocate - and a human being.  For the last four decades,...
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Lincoln's Autocrat: The Life of Edwin Stanton

William Marvel · University of North Carolina Press
Format: Hardcover

Edwin M. Stanton (1814-1869) , one of the nineteenth century's most impressive legal and political minds, wielded enormous influence and power as Lincoln's Secretary of War during most of the Civil War and under Johnson during the early years of Reconstruction. In the first full...
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Washington and Hamilton: The Alliance That Forged America

Stephen F Knott · Sourcebooks Inc
Pages: 339
Format: Print book

"Washington and Hamilton were the duo that made the Revolution and the Constitution work; Knott and Williams are the duo that explain how." -Richard Brookhiser, author of Founders' Son: A Life of Abraham LincolnIn the wake of the American Revolution, the Founding Fathers faced...
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Sixty Degrees North: Around the World in Search of Home

Malachy Tallack · Pegasus Books
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

From the northern wilds of Greenland and Scotland to the far away reaches of Scandinavia and Siberia, a moving meditation on the allure of travel and the meaning of home.The sixtieth parallel marks a borderland between the northern and southern worlds. Wrapping itself around the lower reaches...
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Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook

Alice Waters · Clarkson Potter
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited memoir from cultural icon and culinary standard bearer Alice Waters recalls the circuitous road and tumultuous times leading to the opening of what is arguably America's most influential restaurant. When Alice Waters opened the doors of her "little French restaurant"...
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Lincoln's Greatest Case: The River, the Bridge, and the Making of America

Brian McGinty · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

The untold story of how one sensational trial propelled a self-taught lawyer and a future president into the national spotlight.In the early hours of May 6, 1856, the steamboat Effie Afton barreled into a pillar of the Rock Island Bridge -- the first railroad bridge ever to span the Mississippi...
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Dare to Be Kind: How Extraordinary Compassion Can Transform Our World

Lizzie Velasquez · Hachette Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Celebrated motivational speaker and YouTube sensation Lizzie Velasquez shows us how we can learn to accept all parts of ourselves and others, and in doing so create a "culture of kindness" and a more compassionate world. Born with a rare genetic condition, Lizzie Velasquez always...
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Black Dove: Mamá, Mi'jo, and Me

Ana Castillo · The Feminist Press at CUNY
Pages: 350
Format: Print book

"Paloma Negra," Ana Castillo's mother sings the day her daughter leaves home, "I don't know if I should curse you or pray for you."Growing up as the intellectually spirited daughter of a Mexican Indian immigrant family during the 1970s, Castillo defied convention...
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Diane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer

Arthur Lubow · Ecco Press
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

The definitive biography of the beguiling Diane Arbus, one of the most influential and important photographers of the twentieth century, a brilliant and absorbing exposition that links the extraordinary arc of her life to her iconic photographsDiane Arbus: Portrait of a Photographer brings...
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Adventures of a Ballad Hunter

John A Lomax · University of Texas Press
Pages: 299
Format: Paperback

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Hillary the Other Woman

Dolly Kyle · Wnd Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

You think you know Hillary and Bill Clinton pretty well. After all, they have been in the public eye from Arkansas to the White House and beyond for over forty years. Dolly Kyle met former president Clinton (Billy as she calls him) on a Hot Springs golf course when she was eleven and he was almost...
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