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Five Days in November
Five Days in November

Clint Hill · Gallery Books; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Don’t miss the New York Times bestseller Five Days in November, where Secret Service agent Clint Hill tells the stories behind the iconic images of those five infamous, tragic days surrounding JFK’s assassination, published for the 50th anniversary of his death.On November 22, 1963,...
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Born Bright: A Young Girl's Journey from Nothing to Something in America
Born Bright: A Young Girl's Journey from Nothing to Something in America

C. Nicole Mason · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Standing on the stage, I felt exposed and like an intruder. In these professional settings, my personal experiences with hunger, poverty, and episodic homelessness, often go undetected. I had worked hard to learn the rules and disguise my beginning in life... So begins Born Bright, C. Nicole...
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Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Real West
Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Real West

Bill O'Reilly · Henry Holt and Co.; Mti edition
Format: eBook

The must-have companion to Bill O'Reilly's historic series Legends and Lies: The Real West, a fascinating, eye-opening look at the truth behind the western legends we all think we knowHow did Davy Crockett save President Jackson's life only to end up dying at the Alamo? Was the Lone...
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Tolstoy's False Disciple: The Untold Story of Leo Tolstoy and Vladimir Chertkov
Tolstoy's False Disciple: The Untold Story of Leo Tolstoy and Vladimir Chertkov

Alexandra Popoff · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

This new book from the critically acclaimed author of THE WIVES 2012 and SOPHIA TOLSTOY A BIOGRAPHY 2010 sheds light on one of the most unusual relationships in literary history, which has been steeped in secrecy for more than a century.                                                                                                                                                                                         ...
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Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage
Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage

Barney Frank · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

How did a disheveled, intellectually combative gay Jew with a thick accent become one of the most effective (and funniest) politicians of our time?Growing up in Bayonne, New Jersey, the fourteen-year-old Barney Frank made two vital discoveries about himself: he was attracted to government,...
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Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief
Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief

James M. McPherson · Penguin Press; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom, a powerful new reckoning with Jefferson Davis as military commander of the ConfederacyHistory has not been kind to Jefferson Davis. His cause went down in disastrous defeat and left the South impoverished for generations....
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Little Failure: A Memoir
Little Failure: A Memoir

Gary Shteyngart · Random House Trade Paperbacks; Advanced Readers Copy edition
Format: Book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALISTNAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY MICHIKO KAKUTANI, THE NEW YORK TIMES • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY TIME   NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY MORE THAN...
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Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed: A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings
Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed: A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings

Michelle Knight · Perseus Books Group
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times BestsellerMichelle was a young single mother when she was kidnapped by a local school bus driver named Ariel Castro. For more than a decade afterward, she endured unimaginable torture at the hand of her abductor. In 2003 Amanda Berry joined her in captivity, followed...
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Not My Father's Son: A Memoir
Not My Father's Son: A Memoir

Alan Cumming · Dey Street Books
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

In his unique and engaging voice, the acclaimed actor of stage and screen shares the emotional story of his complicated relationship with his father and the deeply buried family secrets that shaped his life and career.A beloved star of stage, television, and film—“one of the most...
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Wellington: Waterloo and the Fortunes of Peace 1814–1852
Wellington: Waterloo and the Fortunes of Peace 1814–1852

Rory Muir · Yale University Press; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

Wellington’s momentous victory over Napoleon was the culminating point of a brilliant military career. Yet Wellington’s achievements were far from over: he commanded the allied army of occupation in France to the end of 1818, returned home to a seat in Lord Liverpool’s...
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The Ultimate Book of Impostors: Over 100 True Stories of the Greatest Phonies and Frauds
The Ultimate Book of Impostors: Over 100 True Stories of the Greatest Phonies and Frauds

Ian Graham · Sourcebooks
Format: Paperback

Think You Know Who Your Friends Are? Think again... From Mata Hari to D. B. Cooper, history is littered with people pretending to be someone else. Some go undetected for years, cultivating their false identities so skillfully, even their spouses don't know. Other frauds go up in flames...
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Washington's Circle: The Creation of the President
Washington's Circle: The Creation of the President

David S. Heidler · Random House
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

History enthusiasts and admirers of Team of Rivals will rejoice in this magisterial account of the extraordinary Americans who served the nation's first chief executive: Together, they created the presidency for a country disgusted by crowns and the people who would wear them. In 1789,...
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A Cruel and Shocking Act: The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination
A Cruel and Shocking Act: The Secret History of the Kennedy Assassination

Philip Shenon · Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking, explosive account of the Kennedy assassination that will rewrite the history of the 20th centurys most controversial murder investigationThe questions have haunted our nation for half a century Was the President killed by a single gunman? Was Lee Harvey Oswald part of a conspiracy?...
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