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The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps

Michael Blanding · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The story of an infamous crime, a revered map dealer with an unsavory secret, and the ruthless subculture that consumed him Maps have long exerted a special fascination on viewers - both as beautiful works of art and as practical tools to navigate the world. But to those who collect them,...
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I Will Find You: A Reporter Investigates the Life of the Man Who Raped Her

Joanna Connors · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

"This is it. My rape. I knew it was coming. Every woman knows. And now here it is. My turn."When Joanna Connors was thirty years old on assignment for the Cleveland Plain Dealer to review a play at a college theater, she was held at knife point and raped by a stranger who had grown...
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Goldeneye: Where Bond Was Born: Ian Fleming's Jamaica

Matthew Parker · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Amid the lush beauty of Jamaicas northern coast lies the true story of Ian Flemings iconic creation James Bond. For two months every year, from 1946 to his death eighteen years later, Ian Fleming lived at Goldeneye, the house he built on a point of high land overlooking a small white sand...
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Jackie's Girl: My Life with the Kennedy Family

Kathy Mckeon · Gallery Books
Pages: 309
Format: Hardcover

An endearing coming-of-age memoir by a young woman who spent thirteen years as Jackie Kennedy's personal assistant and occasional nanny - and the lessons about life and love she learned from the glamorous first lady.In 1964, Kathy McKeon was just nineteen years old and newly arrived from...
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The Phantom of Fifth Avenue: The Mysterious Life and Scandalous Death of Heiress Huguette Clark

Meryl Gordon · Grand Central Pub
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Born in 1906, Huguette Clark grew up in her family's 121-room Beaux Arts mansion in New York and was one of the leading celebrities of her day. Her father William Andrews Clark, was a copper magnate, the second richest man in America, and not above bribing his way into the Senate. Huguette...
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A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety

Jimmy Carter · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Jimmy Carter, thirty-ninth President, Nobel Peace Prize winner, international humanitarian, fisherman, reflects on his full and happy life with pride, humor, and a few second thoughts. At ninety, Carter reflects on his public and private life with a frankness that is disarming. He adds...
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True Compass: A Memoir

Edward M Kennedy · Twelve
Pages: 532
Format: Hardcover

Edward M. Kennedy is widely regarded as one of the great Senators in the nation's history. He is also the patriarch of America's most heralded family. In this landmark autobiography, five years in the making, Senator Kennedy speaks with unprecedented candor about his extraordinary...
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Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer

Bettina Stangneth · Knopf; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A total and groundbreaking reassessment of the life of Adolf Eichmannmdasha superb work of scholarship that reveals his activities and notoriety among a global network of National Socialists following the collapse of the Third Reich and that permanently challenges Hannah Arendtrsquos notion...
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We Are Lincoln Men: Abraham Lincoln and His Friends

David Herbert Donald · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

"We Are Lincoln Men" examines the significance of friendship in Abraham Lincoln's life and the role it played in his presidency. Though Lincoln had hundreds of acquaintances and dozens of admirers, he had almost no intimate friends. Behind his mask of affability and endless...
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Jesus: A Pilgrimage

James Martin · HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

James Martin, SJ, gifted storyteller, editor at large of America magazine, popular media commentator, and New York Times bestselling author of The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, brings the Gospels to life in Jesus: A Pilgrimage, and invites believers and seekers alike to experience...
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Clinton, Inc.: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine

Daniel Halper · Broadside Books
Format: Hardcover

Weekly Standard editor Daniel Halper provides a meticulously researched account of the brilliant calculations, secret deals, and occasionally treacherous maneuverings that led to the Clintons return to political prominence.In the twelve years since the Clintons left the White House, they...
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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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