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The Handy American Government Answer Book: How Washington, Politics and Elections Work

Gina Rene?e Misiroglu · Visible Ink Press
Pages: 400
Format: Paperback

The stakes have never been higher: national security, civil liberties, the economy, the future of the republic. Yet few outside Washington actually understand how our government and political system should work, much less how it actually operates. On one level, it's a complex, interlocking...
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Where We Go from Here

BERNIE SANDERS · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Senator Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign was a beginning, not an end. In his new book, America's most popular political figure speaks about what he's been doing to oppose the Trump agenda and strengthen the progressive movement and how we go forward as a nation.
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Trump Revealed: An American Journey of Ambition, Ego, Money, and Power

Michael Kranish · Scribner
Pages: 431
Format: Print book

Authoritative, timely, and provocative, this deeply researched biography of Donald Trump provides a complex portrait of the man who - despite broad skepticism - could be the next president of the United States.Who is Donald J. Trump? Despite decades of scrutiny, many aspects of his life...
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In the Country We Love: My Family Divided

Diane Guerrero · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The star of Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin presents her personal story of the real plight of undocumented immigrants in this country Diane Guerrero, the television actress from the megahit Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, was just fourteen years old on the day her parents...
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Heirs of the Founders: The Epic Rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the Second Generation of American Giants

H W BRANDS · Doubleday
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how America's second generation of political giants--Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and John Calhoun--battled to complete the unfinished work of the Founding Fathers and decide the shape of our democracy.In...
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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

ROBERT F JR KENNEDY · Harper
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

In this moving, thoughtful family history, the son and namesake of Robert Fitzgerald Kennedy shares memories of his turbulent childhood and the lessons that have shaped his enduring values.Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., the third of eleven children born to Bobby Kennedy and Ethel Skakel Kennedy,...
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Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years

NELSON MANDELA · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The long-awaited second volume of Nelson Mandela's memoirs, left unfinished at his death and never before available, are here completed and expanded with notes and speeches written by Mandela during his historic presidency, making for a moving sequel to his worldwide bestseller Long Walk...
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Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror

Michael V. Hayden · Penguin Press, 2016.
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

An unprecedented high-level master narrative of America's intelligence wars, from the only person ever to helm both CIA and NSA, at a time of heinous new threats and wrenching change For General Michael Hayden, playing to the edge means playing so close to the line that you get chalk...
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Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again

Donald Trump · Threshold Editions
Pages: 193
Format: Print book

Look at the state of the world right now. It's a terrible mess, and that's putting it mildly. There has never been a more dangerous time. The politicians and special interests in Washington, DC, are directly responsible for the mess we are in. So why should we continue listening to them?It's...
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Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy That Will Prevail

Jonathan Chait · Custom House
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

"An unassailable case that, in the eyes of history, Barack Obama will be viewed as one of America's best and most accomplished presidents. Over the course of eight years, Barack Obama has amassed an array of outstanding achievements. His administration saved the American economy from...
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American Dialogue: The Founding Fathers and Us

Joseph J Ellis · Knopf
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The award-winning author of Founding Brothers and The Quartet now gives us a deeply insightful examination of the relevance of the views of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams to some of the most divisive issues in America today.The story of history is a ceaseless...
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Old School: Life in the Sane Lane

ANONYMOUS. · Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Old School is in session....You have probably heard the term Old School, but what you might not know is that there is a concentrated effort to tear that school down.It's a values thing. The anti-Old School forces believe the traditional way of looking at life is oppressive. Not inclusive....
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The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For

DAVID MCCULLOUGH · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller A timely collection of speeches by David McCullough, the most honored historian in the United States - winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many others - that reminds us of fundamental American...
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A Good Month for Murder: The Inside Story of a Homicide Squad

Del Quentin Wilber · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author Del Quentin Wilber tells the inside story of how a homicide squad---a dedicated, colorful team of detectives -- does its almost impossible jobTwelve homicides, three police-involved shootings and the furious hunt for an especially brutal killer--February 2013 was a good...
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Travel as a Political Act

Rick Steves · Rick Steves
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

Change the world one trip at a time. In this illuminating collection of stories and lessons from the road, acclaimed travel writer Rick Steves shares a powerful message that resonates now more than ever.With the world facing divisive events and movements like the rise of nationalism, Trump,...
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