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Lincoln's Boys: John Hay, John Nicolay, and the War for Lincoln's Image

Joshua Zeitz · Viking
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A timely and intimate look into Abraham Lincoln's White House through the lives of his two closest aides and confidantsLincoln's official secretaries John Hay and John Nicolay enjoyed more access, witnessed more history, and knew Lincoln better than anyone outside of the president's...
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Busted: A Tale of Corruption and Betrayal in the City of Brotherly Love

Wendy Ruderman · Harper Paperbacks; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

When Benny Martinez walks into the offices of the Philadelphia Daily News in 2008 to speak with reporter Wendy Ruderman, the paper is on the brink of bankruptcy. What he tells Wendy and her colleague Barbara Laker is too shocking to ignore: his career as a confidential informant for a member...
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Dark Invasion: 1915: Germany's Secret War and the Hunt for the First Terrorist Cell in America

Howard Blum · HarperCollins Canada, Limited
Pages: 474
Format: Hardcover

Combining the pulsating drive of Showtime's Homeland with the fascinating historical detail of such of narrative nonfiction bestsellers as Double Cross and In the Garden of Beasts, Dark Invasion is Howard Blum's gritty, high-energy true-life tale of German espionage and terror on American...
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Hack Attack: The Inside Story of How the Truth Caught Up with Rupert Murdoch

Nick Davies · Faber & Faber
Format: Hardcover

At first, it seemed like a small story. The royal editor of the News of the World was caught listening to the voicemail messages of staff at Buckingham Palace. He and a private investigator were jailed, and the case was closed. But Nick Davies, special correspondent for The Guardian, knew...
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Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight

Jay Barbree · Thomas Dunne Books; First Edition ~1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Much has been written about Neil Armstrong, Americas modern hero, historys most famous space traveler, and the first man to walk on the moon. Yet shy of fame and never one to steal the spotlight Armstrong was always reluctant to discuss his personal side of events. Here for the first time...
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Exodus: A Memoir

Deborah Feldman · Blue Rider Press
Format: Hardcover

In 2009, at the age of twenty-three, Deborah Feldman packed up her young son and their few possessions and walked away from her insular Hasidic roots. She was determined to forge a better life for herself, away from the rampant oppression, abuse, and isolation of her Satmar upbringing in Williamsburg,...
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Let the Tornado Come: A Memoir

Rita Zoey Chin · Simon & Schuster; First Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

From an award-winning poet comes this riveting, gorgeous memoir about a young runaway, the trauma that haunted her as an adult, and the friendship with a horse that finally set her free.When she was eleven years old, Rita began to run away. Her father's violence and her mother's...
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Johnny Cash: The Life

Robert Hilburn · Little, Brown and Company; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The national bestseller celebrated as the ultimate Johnny Cash biography....Rock writer great Robert Hilburn goes deep. -- Rolling StoneIn this, the definitive biography of an American legend, Robert Hilburn conveys the unvarnished truth about a musical superstar. Johnny Cashs extraordinary...
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Levels of Life

Julian Barnes · Vintage
Format: Paperback

An NPR Best Book of the YearIn this elegant triptych of history, fiction, and memoir, Julian Barnes has written about ballooning and photography, love and grief; about putting two things, and two people, together, and tearing them apart; and enduring after the incomprehensible loss of a loved...
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The Big Tiny: A Built-It-Myself Memoir

Dee Williams · Plume; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

Part how-to, part personal memoir, The Big Tiny is an utterly seductive meditation on the benefits of slowing down, scaling back, and appreciating the truly important things in life. More than ten years ago, a near-death experience abruptly reminded sustainability advocate and pioneer...
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