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There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me

Brooke Shields · Dutton; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Actress and author of the New York Times bestseller Down Came the Rain, Brooke Shields, explores her relationship with her unforgettable mother, Teri, in her new memoir. Brooke Shields never had what anyone would consider an ordinary life. She was raised by her Newark-tough single mom,...
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The Trip to Echo Spring: On Writers and Drinking

Olivia Laing · Picador
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

WHY IS IT THAT SOME OF THE GREATEST WORKS OF LITERATURE HAVE BEEN PRODUCED BY WRITERS IN THE GRIP OF ALCOHOLISM, AN ADDICTION THAT COST THEM PERSONAL HAPPINESS AND CAUSED HARM TO THOSE WHO LOVED THEM?In The Trip to Echo Spring, Olivia Laing examines the link between creativity and alcohol...
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Sully: My Search for What Really Matters

Chesley B Sullenberger · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Now a major motion picture from Clint Eastwood, starring Tom Hanks - the inspirational autobiography by one of the most captivating American heroes of our time, Capt. 'Sully' Sullenberger - the pilot who miraculously landed a crippled US Airways Flight 1549 in New York's Hudson River, saving...
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Face the Music: A Life Exposed

Paul Stanley · Fourth Estate
Pages: 462
Format: Hardcover

In Face the Music, Paul Stanley - the co-founder and famous "Starchild" frontman of KISS - reveals for the first time the incredible highs and equally incredible lows in his life both inside and outside the band. Face the Music is the shocking, funny, smart, inspirational story...
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Detroit: An American Autopsy

Charlie LeDuff · Penguin Press; First Edition, First Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

An explosive exposé of America's lost prosperity - from Pulitzer Prize­-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff Back in his broken hometown, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff searches the ruins of Detroit for clues to his family's troubled past. Having led us on the way up, Detroit...
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Old Age: A Beginner's Guide

Michael E Kinsley · Tim Duggan Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Vanity Fair columnist Michael Kinsley escorts his fellow Boomers through the door marked "Exit."The notorious baby boomers - the largest age cohort in history - are approaching the end and starting to plan their final moves in the game of life. Now they are asking: What was that...
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A Fighting Chance

Elizabeth Warren · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 365
Format: Hardcover

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER An unlikely political star tells the inspiring story of the two-decade journey that taught her how Washington really works -- and really doesn't -- in A Fighting ChanceAs a child in small-town Oklahoma, Elizabeth Warren yearned to go to college and then become...
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Encyclopedia of the Continental Congresses

Mark Grossman · Grey House Publishing
Format: Hardcover

This 1,700-page, two-volume encyclopedia provides an in-depth look at the first Continental Congress in 1774, the second Continental Congress from 1775-1789, and the first Federal Congress in 1789. A product of over 25 years of research, this encyclopedia contains over 500 entries and is the first...
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Not I: Memoirs of a German Childhood

Joachim C. Fest · Other Press; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

One of the New York Times Books Review's 100 Notable Books of 2014!A portrait of an intellectually rigorous German household opposed to the Nazis and how its members suffered for their political stanceFew writers have deepened our understanding of the Third Reich...
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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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Scribe: My Life in Sports

Bob Ryan · Bloomsbury USA
Format: Hardcover

Ever since he joined the sports department of the Boston Globe in 1968, sports enthusiasts have been blessed with the writing and reporting of Bob Ryan. Tony Kornheiser calls him the quintessential American sportswriter. For the past twenty-five years, he has also been a regular on various...
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Scalia: A Court of One

Bruce Allen Murphy · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 644
Format: Hardcover

An authoritative, deeply researched biography of the most controversial and outspoken Supreme Court justice of our time and how he chose to be "right" rather than influential.Antonin Scalia knew only success in the first fifty years of his life. His sterling academic and legal...
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Polk: The Man Who Transformed the Presidency and America

Walter R. Borneman · Random House
Format: Book

In Polk, Walter R. Borneman gives us the first complete and authoritative biography of a president often overshadowed in image but seldom outdone in accomplishment. James K. Polk occupied the White House for only four years, from 1845 to 1849, but he plotted and attained a formidable agenda:...
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Last Words: A Memoir

George Carlin · Free Press
Format: Hardcover

Now in paperback, this posthumous work by an American classic was a fitting last book, an instant bestseller, and a huge success!One of the undisputed heavyweight champions of American comedy, with nineteen appearances on the Johnny Carson show, thirteen HBO specials, five Grammys, and a critical...
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The Lost Girls: The True Story of the Cleveland Abductions and the Incredible Rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus

John Glatt · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling crime writer John Glatt tells the true story behind the kidnappings and long-overdue rescue of three women found in a Cleveland basement.The Lost Girls tells the truly amazing story of Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, who were kidnapped, imprisoned,...
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