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Being a Rockefeller, Becoming Myself: A Memoir

Eileen Rockefeller · Blue Rider Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A pioneering philanthropist and daughter of American royalty reveals what it was like to grow up in one of the world’s most famous families.   The great-granddaughter of John D. Rockefeller, Eileen Rockefeller learned in childhood that while wealth and fame could open any door,...
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Footsteps in the Snow

Charles Lachman · Berkley
Format: Book

NOW A LIFETIME MOVIE CHANNEL DOCUMENTARYIt was a shocking true crime that left two families shattered, and became the coldest case in U.S. history.Who really killed little Maria? The question fueled a real-life nightmare in Sycamore, Illinois...1957. Sycamore, Illinois. Christmas was three...
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Newtown: An American Tragedy

Matthew Lysiak · Gallery Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

12/14/12 Sandy Hook Elementary School Newton, Connecticut we remember the numbers: 20 children and 6 adults, murdered in a place of nurture and trust. We remember the names: teachers like Victoria Soto, who lost her life protecting her students. A shooter named Adam Lanza. And we remember...
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Eisenhower: A Life

Paul Johnson · Viking
Format: Hardcover

Acclaimed historian Paul Johnson’s lively, succinct biography of Dwight D. Eisenhower explores how his legacy endures today In the rousing style he’s famous for, celebrated biographer Paul Johnson offers a fascinating portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower, focusing particularly...
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The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder

Charles Graeber · Twelve; Reprint edition
Format: Book

After his December 2003 arrest, registered nurse Charlie Cullen was quickly dubbed "The Angel of Death" by the media. But Cullen was no mercy killer, nor was he a simple monster. He was a favorite son, husband, beloved father, best friend, and celebrated caregiver. Implicated...
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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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When Normal Blew Up: The Story of the People Who Died and the People Who Lived On

Joni Foster · Red Raku Press
Pages: 153
Format: Paperback

In 1967, in the small town of Circleville, Ohio, a man walked into an old-fashioned drug store on a busy Saturday and laid a smoking package on the pharmacy counter in the back. He shouted for everyone to leave, he had a bomb. The store owner grabbed the package and ran down the back...
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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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President Me: The America That's in My Head

Adam Carolla · !t
Pages: 277
Format: Hardcover

In President Me, Carolla shares his vision for a different, better America free from big issues like big government down to small problems like hotel alarm clock placement. Running on an anti-narcissism platform, President Carolla calls for a return to the values of an earlier time when...
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The Irish Brotherhood: John F. Kennedy, His Inner Circle, and the Improbable Rise to the Presidency

Helen O'Donnell · Counterpoint
Format: Hardcover

The Irish Brotherhood is the history of Jack Kennedy's original political inner circle. Led by Bobby Kennedy, Kenny O'Donnell, Larry O'Brien, and Dave Powers they were tough minded, Irish-Catholic guys who were joined together by a common ambition to see Jack Kennedy through...
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Getting Real

Gretchen Carlson · Viking
Format: Hardcover

A candid, funny memoir from the charismatic FOX News channel anchor and Miss America Pageant winner Celebrity news anchorwoman Gretchen Carlson shares her inspiring story and offers important takeaways for women (and men) about what it means to strive for and find success in the real...
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The Waiting: The True Story of a Lost Child, a Lifetime of Longing, and a Miracle for a Mother Who Never Gave Up

Cathy LaGrow · Tyndale Momentum
Pages: 323
Format: Hardcover

An unforgettable true story that will touch your heart and make you believe in love's enduring legacy, and in the power of prayer.In 1928, 16-year-old Minka was on a picnic in the woods when she was assaulted and raped. And suddenly this innocent farm girl -- who still thought the stork...
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Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Marc N Peyser · Nan A. Talese / Doubleday
Pages: 332
Format: Print book

A lively and provocative double biography of first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, two extraordinary women whose tangled lives provide a sweeping look at the twentieth century. When Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901, his beautiful and flamboyant daughter...
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Fighting Blind: A Green Beret's Story of Extraordinary Courage

Iván Castro · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Fighting was a practiced routine for Lieutenant Ivan Castro. But when a mortar round struck the rooftop of his sniper's post in Iraq, he found himself in a battle more difficult than even he could have imagined. The direct hit killed two other soldiers and nearly claimed Castro's life as well....
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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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