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The Wild Truth

Carine McCandless · HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller"The Wild Truth is an important book on two fronts: It sets the record straight about a story that has touched thousands of readers, and it opens up a conversation about hideous domestic violence hidden behind a mask of prosperity and propriety."-NPR.orgThe...
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Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked

Chris Matthews · Simon & Schuster; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

TIP AND THE GIPPER is a magnificent personal history of a time when two great political opponents served together for the benefit of the country. Chris Matthews was an eyewitness to this story as a top aide to Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill, who waged a principled war of political...
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Manson: The Life and Times of Charles Manson

Jeff Guinn · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The most authoritative account ever written of how an ordinary juvenile delinquent named Charles Manson became the notorious murderer whose crimes still shock and horrify us today. More than forty years ago Charles Manson and his mostly female commune killed nine people, among them the pregnant...
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Everybody's Got Something

Robin Roberts · Grand Central Publishing; Lrg edition
Format: Hardcover

"Regardless of how much money you have, your race, where you live, what religion you follow, you are going through something. Or you already have or you will. As momma always said, "Everybody's got something." So begins beloved Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts's...
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Frederick the Great: King of Prussia

Tim Blanning · Random House
Pages: 720
Format: Hardcover

Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, dominated the 18th century in the same way that Napoleon dominated the start of the 19th - a force of nature, a caustic, ruthless, brilliant military commander, a monarch of exceptional energy and talent, and a knowledgeable patron of artists, architects...
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The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan

Jenny Nordberg · Crown; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In Afghanistan, a culture ruled almost entirely by men, the birth of a son is cause for celebration and the arrival of a daughter is often mourned as misfortune. A bacha posh (literally translated from Dari as "dressed up like a boy") is a third kind of child -- a girl temporarily...
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Bite Me: How Lyme Disease Stole My Childhood, Made Me Crazy, and Almost Killed Me

Ally Hilfiger · Center Street
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Ally was at a breaking point when she woke up in a psych ward at the age of eighteen. She couldn't put a sentence together, let alone take a shower, eat a meal, or pick up a phone. What had gone wrong? In recent years, she had produced a feature film, a popular reality show for a major...
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The Huntress: The Adventures, Escapades, and Triumphs of Alicia Patterson: Aviatrix, Sportswoman, Journalist, Publisher

Alice Arlen · Pantheon
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

The fascinating biography of the maverick newspaperwoman and intrepid adventurer, which follows her exceptional exploits through the first half of the twentieth century, from her troublemaking days as the middle child of complicated parents to her successes as publisher of the Pulitzer...
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Young Titan: The Making of Winston Churchill

Michael Shelden · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In modern memory, Winston Churchill remains the man with the cigar and the equanimity among the ruins. Few can remember that at the age of 40, he was considered washed up, his best days behind him. In Young Titan, historian Michael Shelden has produced the first biography focused on Churchills...
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Mickey and Willie: Mantle and Mays, the Parallel Lives of Baseball's Golden Age

Allen Barra · Crown Archetype
Format: Hardcover

Acclaimed sportswriter Allen Barra exposes the uncanny parallels--and lifelong friendship--between two of the greatest baseball players ever to take the field. Culturally, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays were light-years apart. Yet they were nearly the same age and almost the same size, and they...
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Noble Savages: My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes -- the Yanomamo and the Anthropologists

Napoleon A. Chagnon · Simon & Schuster; 1st Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT SCIENTIFIC MEMOIRS OF OUR TIME When Napoleon Chagnon arrived in Venezuela’s Amazon region in 1964 to study the Yanomamö Indians, one of the last large tribal groups still living in isolation, he expected to find Rousseau’s “noble savages,”...
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Mennonite Meets Mr. Right: A Memoir of Faith, Hope, and Love

Rhoda Janzen · Grand Central Publishing
Format: Paperback

At the end of her bestselling memoir Mennonite in a Little Black Dress, Rhoda Janzen had reconnected with her family roots, though her future felt uncertain. When this overeducated professor starts dating the most unlikely of men-a weight-liftin', church-goin', truck-drivin'...
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The Churchill Factor: How One Man Made History

Boris Johnson · Riverhead Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From London's inimitable mayor, Boris Johnson, the story of how Churchill's eccentric genius shaped not only his world but our own. On the fiftieth anniversary of Churchill's death, Boris Johnson celebrates the singular brilliance of one of the most important leaders of the twentieth...
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