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Blood Brotherhoods: A History of Italy's Three Mafias
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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Five Days in November
Five Days in November

Clint Hill · Gallery Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling authors of Mrs. Kennedy and Me share the stories behind the five infamous, tragic days surrounding JFKs assassination—alongside revealing and iconic photographs—published in remembrance of the beloved president on the fiftieth anniversary of his death....
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The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

Jeanne Theoharis · Beacon Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

2014 NAACP Image Award Winner Outstanding Literary Work Biography Auto Biography2013 Letitia Woods Brown Award from the Association of Black Women Historians Choice Top 25 Academic Titles for 2013The definitive political biography of Rosa Parks examines her six decades of activism,...
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Chickens in the Road: An Adventure in Ordinary Splendor
Chickens in the Road: An Adventure in Ordinary Splendor

Suzanne McMinn · HarperOne; First Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Suzanne McMinn, a former romance writer and founder of the popular blog chickensintheroad.com, shares the story of her search to lead a life of ordinary splendor in Chickens in the Road, her inspiring and funny memoir.Craving a life that would connect her to the earth and her family roots,...
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Words Without Music: A Memoir
Words Without Music: A Memoir

Philip Glass · Liveright; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited memoir by "the most prolific and popular of all contemporary composers" (New York Times).A world-renowned composer of symphonies, operas, and film scores, Philip Glass has, almost single-handedly, crafted the dominant sound of late-twentieth-century classical...
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Beloved Strangers: A Memoir
Beloved Strangers: A Memoir

Maria Chaudhuri · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 199
Format: Hardcover

One of Maria Chaudhuri's early memories growing up in Dhaka was planning to run away with her friend Nadia. Home was not an especially unhappy place, but in Maria's family, joy was ephemeral. With a mother who yearned for the mountains and the solitariness and freedom to pursue...
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Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?
Still Foolin' 'Em: Where I've Been, Where I'm Going, and Where the Hell Are My Keys?

Billy Crystal · St. Martin's Griffin; Reprint edition
Format: Book

Hilarious and heartfelt observations on aging from one of America’s favorite comedians as he turns 65, and a look back at a remarkable careerBilly Crystal is turning 65, and he’s not happy about it. With his trademark wit and heart, he outlines the absurdities and challenges...
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Slightly Bad Girls of the Bible: Flawed Women Loved by a Flawless God
Slightly Bad Girls of the Bible: Flawed Women Loved by a Flawless God

Liz Curtis Higgs · WaterBrook Press; First Paperback Edition edition
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Good Women Behaving BadlyA spiteful boss, a defiant employee, a manipulative mother, a desperate housewife, an envious sister…honey, we know these women. We’ve lived with them, worked with them, or caught a glimpse of them in our mirrors.Now let’s take a look at their...
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Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir
Simple Dreams: A Musical Memoir

Linda Ronstadt · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Tracing the timeline of her remarkable life, Linda Ronstadt, whose forty-five year career has encompassed a wide array of musical styles, weaves together a captivating story of her origins in Tucson, Arizona, and her rise to stardom in the Southern California music scene of the 1960s and ’70s....
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Beatles '66: The Revolutionary Year
Beatles '66: The Revolutionary Year

Steve Turner · Ecco
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

A riveting look at the transformative year in the lives and careers of the legendary group whose groundbreaking legacy would forever change music and popular culture.They started off as hysteria-inducing pop stars playing to audiences of screaming teenage fans and ended up as musical sages...
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U.S. Marshals: Inside America's Most Storied Law Enforcement Agency
U.S. Marshals: Inside America's Most Storied Law Enforcement Agency

Mike Earp · William Morrow; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Blending history and memoir, retired U.S. Marshal Mike Earp—a descendant of the legendary lawman Wyatt Earp—offers an exclusive and fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the most storied law enforcement agency in America, illuminating its vital role in the nations development for more...
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The Man in the Monster: An Intimate Portrait of a Serial Killer
The Man in the Monster: An Intimate Portrait of a Serial Killer

Martha Elliott · Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

An astonishing portrait of a murderer and his complex relationship with a crusading journalistMichael Ross was a serial killer who raped and murdered eight young women between 1981 and 1984, and several years ago the state of Connecticut put him to death. His crimes were horrific, and he paid...
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Other People: Takes & Mistakes
Other People: Takes & Mistakes

David Shields · Knopf
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

An intellectually thrilling and emotionally wrenching investigation of otherness: the need for one person to understand another person completely, the impossibility of any such absolute knowing, and the erotics of this separation. Can one person know another person? How do we live through...
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Rainbow in the Cloud: The Wisdom and Spirit of Maya Angelou
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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