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Vermont Women, Native Americans & African Americans: Out of the Shadows of History

Cynthia D. Bittinger · The History Press; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Vermont's constitution, drafted in 1777, was one of the most enlightened documents of its time, but in contrast, the history of Vermont has largely been told through the stories of influential white men. This book takes a fresh look at Vermont's history, uncovering hidden stories,...
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Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India

Sujatha Gidla · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

"Ants Among Elephants is an arresting, affecting and ultimately enlightening memoir. It is quite possibly the most striking work of non-fiction set in India since Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo, and heralds the arrival of a formidable new writer." -- The EconomistA...
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Last crossing of the Lusitania

Erik Larson · Crown Publishers
Pages: 430
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times BestsellerFrom the bestselling author and master of narrative nonfiction comes the enthralling story of the sinking of the LusitaniaOn May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York,...
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Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate

Shawn DuBravac · Regnery Publishing
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller!Our world is about to change.In Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Change the Way We Live, Work, and Communicate, Shawn DuBravac, chief economist and senior director of research at the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) , argues that the groundswell...
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A Child of Christian Blood: Murder and Conspiracy in Tsarist Russia: The Beilis Blood Libel

Edmund Levin · Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages: 377
Format: Print book

A Jewish factory worker is falsely accused of ritually murdering a Christian boy in Russia in 1911, and his trial becomes an international cause célèbre. On March 20, 1911, thirteen-year-old Andrei Yushchinsky was found stabbed to death in a cave on the outskirts of Kiev. Four months...
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Vermont Beer:: History of a Brewing Revolution

Kurt Staudter · The History Press; First Edition edition
Format: Book

Vermonters love all things local, so it is no surprise that the Green Mountain State has had a thriving craft beer scene for more than twenty years. Early Vermont brewers, though, faced many obstacles in bringing their beer to the thirsty masses, including a state-imposed prohibition beginning...
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The Paleo Manifesto Ancient Wisdom for Lifelong Health.

John Durant · Harmony Books
Pages: 359
Format: Print book

Combining science, culture, anthropology, and philosophy, explains how to stay healthy and live with purpose in the modern world by returning to the way humanity's hunter-gatherer ancestors ate, moved, and lived in the wild.
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Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital

David Oshinsky · Doubleday
Pages: 387
Format: Print book

From a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian comes a riveting history of New York's iconic public hospital that charts the turbulent rise of American medicine. Bellevue Hospital, on New York City's East Side, occupies a colorful and horrifying place in the public imagination: a den of mangled...
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Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises

Timothy F. Geithner · Crown Publishers
Pages: 580
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerWashington Post BestsellerLos Angeles Times BestsellerStress Test is the story of Tim Geithner's education in financial crises. As president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and then as President Barack Obama's secretary of the Treasury, Timothy...
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Middletown, America: One Town's Passage from Trauma to Hope

Gail Sheehy · Random House; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The single event that we know as 9/11 is over, but the shock waves continue to radiate outward, generated by orange alerts, terrorism lockdowns, and the shrinking of personal liberties we once took for granted. The stories in this book, of real people faced with extraordinary trauma and gradually...
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The Crossword Century: 100 Years of Witty Wordplay, Ingenious Puzzles, and Linguistic Mischief

Alan Connor · Gotham
Format: Hardcover

A journalist and word aficionado salutes the 100-year history and pleasures of crossword puzzles Since its debut in The New York World on December 21, 1913, the crossword puzzle has enjoyed a rich and surprisingly lively existence. Alan Connor, a comic writer known for his exploration of all things...
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The Food of a Younger Land: A Portrait of American Food--Before the National Highway System, Before Chain Restaurants, and Before Frozen Food, When the Nation's Food Was Seasonal

Mark Kurlansky · Riverhead Books
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

A remarkable portrait of American food before World War II, presented by the New York Times-bestselling author of Cod and Salt. Award-winning New York Times-bestselling author Mark Kurlansky takes us back to the food and eating habits of a younger America: Before the national highway system...
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Vermont Rail System A Railroad Renaissance

Robert C. Jones · Evergreen Press
Format: Hardcover

293 pages, 8.5x11", cloth with dust jacket, index, color maps & pictures, index, bibliography, rosters. "More than forty years ago, the State of Vermont and Jay Wulfson's Vermont Railway joined forces to buy and revitalize key components of the moribund Rutland Railroad. Today,...
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