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His Father's Son: The Life of General Ted Roosevelt, Jr.

Tim Brady · New American Library
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The story of Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., a fortunate son who proved himself on the battlefields of two world wars.General Omar Bradley said of him, "I have never known a braver man or a more devoted soldier." But for much of his life, Theodore Roosevelt's son Ted seemed born...
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All the Money in the World

John Pearson · Harpercollins
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

The story of J. Paul Getty and how his enormous wealth, $4 billion divided between nineteen heirs, wreaked havoc with the lives of his family.
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Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II

Vicki Croke · Random House Trade Paperbacks; Reprint edition
Format: Book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKThe remarkable story of James Howard Billy Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the worlds largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill   Billy Williams came to colonial...
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The Bridesmaid's Daughter: From Grace Kelly's Wedding to a Women's Shelter - Searching for the Truth About My Mother

NYNA GILES · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A daughter's moving search to understand her mother, Carolyn Scott -- once a bridesmaid to Princess Grace and one of the first Ford models -- who later in life spent years living in a homeless shelter.Nyna Giles was picking up groceries at the supermarket one day when she looked down and saw the headline...
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A Man Most Driven: Captain John Smith, Pocahontas and the Founding of America

Peter Firstbrook · Oneworld Publications
Format: Print book

Everyone knows the story of Pocahontas, and how she saved John Smith. And were it not for Smith’s leadership, the Jamestown colony would surely have failed. Yet Smith was a far more ambitious explorer and soldier of fortune than these tales suggest — and a far more ambitious...
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Disaster Falls: A Family Story

Stephane Gerson · Crown
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A haunting chronicle of what endures when the world we know is swept away On a day like any other, on a rafting trip down Utah's Green River, Stéphane Gerson's eight-year-old son, Owen, drowned in a spot known as Disaster Falls. That same night, as darkness fell, Stéphane huddled...
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A Tale of Two Murders: Guilt, Innocence, and the Execution of Edith Thompson

Laura Thompson · Pegasus Books
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A riveting account of the notorious "Ilford murder" by the New York Times bestselling author of The SixThe death penalty is never without its ethical conflicts or moral questions. Never more so than when the person being led to the gallows may very well be innocent of the actual...
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Behind Every Great Man: The Forgotten Women Behind the World's Famous and Infamous

Marlene Wagman-Geller · Sourcebooks Inc
Format: Paperback

Who Said Men Get to Monopolize the Glory? Discover the Little Known Women Who Have Put the World's Alpha Males on the Map.From ancient times to the present, men have gotten most of the good ink. Yet standing just outside the spotlight are the extraordinary, and overlooked, wives and companions...
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Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life

Louis Zamperini · Harpercollins
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

American hero Louis Zamperini shares his wisdom, values, lessons, secrets, and other insights gleaned from his remarkable experiences in this powerful and inspiring book.Louis Zamperini's struggle to survive the unimaginable - brought to life in his autobiography Devil at My Heels and in Laura...
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And I'd Do It Again

Aimee Crocker · Head of Zeus
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

Aimee Crocker was an heiress to gold and railroad fortunes and a daughter of Judge Edwin B. Crocker (1818-1875) , legal counsel for the Central Pacific Railroad, Justice of the California Supreme Court in 1865 and founder of the Crocker Art Museum. Her father was a brother of Charles...
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Casanova: The World of a Seductive Genius

Laurence Bergreen · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 544
Format: Print book

The definitive biography of the impoverished child, abandoned by his parents, who became the famous writer, notorious libertine, and self-invented genius whose name still resonates today: Giacomo Casanova.Today, "Casanova" is a synonym for "great lover," yet the real...
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Saint Katharine: The Life of Katharine Drexel

Cordelia Frances Biddle · Westholme Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"Powerful and profoundly moving, Saint Katharine is a book of rich and lively scholarship and of deeply felt devotion. You will not be able to put it down." - Donald Spoto, author of Reluctant Saint: The Life of Francis of Assisi When Katharine Drexel was born in 1858, her grandfather,...
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Air Traffic

GREGORY PARDLO · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, his first work of prose: a deeply felt memoir of a family's bonds and a meditation on race, addiction, fatherhood, ambition, and American culture The Pardlos were an average, middle-class African American family living in a New Jersey Levittown: charismatic...
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After Andy: Adventures in Warhol Land

NATASHA FRASER · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

After Andy is Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni's experience of working in Andy Warhol's studio and Interview magazine, and explores Warhol's impact on the art world, pop culture, society, and fashion - and how his iconic status gave rise to some of our most influential tastemakers today. Natasha...
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Buffy Sainte-Marie: The Authorized Biography

ANDREA WARNER · Greystone Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"Buffy Sainte-Marie is an icon and inspiration. This book is necessary - an authorized insight into the making of a legend." - Terese Marie Mailhot, author of Heart Berries A powerful, intimate look at the life of a beloved folk icon and activist. Folk hero. Songwriter icon....
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