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Natasha: The Biography of Natalie Wood

Suzanne Finstad · Three Rivers Press
Format: Print book

Natalie Wood was always a star; her mother made sure this was true. A superstitious Russian immigrant who claimed to be royalty, Maria had been told by a gypsy, long before little Natasha Zakharenko's birth, that her second child would be famous throughout the world. When the beautiful...
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Earl Scruggs: Banjo Icon

Gordon Castelnero · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

As Earl Scruggs picked his banjo with machine gun precision at his 1945 debut at the Ryman Auditorium, he set in motion a successful career and enduring legacy that would eclipse anything the humble farm boy from North Carolina could have imagined. Scruggs's revolutionary three-finger...
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Mighty Be Our Powers: How Sisterhood, Prayer, and Sex Changed a Nation at War

Leymah Gbowee · Beast Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

WINNER OF THE 2011 NOBEL PEACE PRIZEIn a time of death and terror, Leymah Gbowee brought Liberias women together—and together they led a nation to peace.As a young woman, Leymah Gbowee was broken by the Liberian civil war, a brutal conflict that tore apart her life and claimed the lives...
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America's Greatest Library: An Illustrated History of the Library of Congress

John Young Cole · GILES
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Packed with fascinating facts, compelling images, and little-known nuggets of information, this new go-to illustrated guide to the history of the Library of Congress will appeal to history buffs and general readers alike. It distils over two hundred years of history into an engaging read...
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Broken But Unbowed

Greg Abbott · Threshold Editions
Pages: 275
Format: Print book

Texas governor and rising star in the Republican Party one of the first prominent politicians to govern from a wheelchair since Franklin D. Roosevelt Governor Greg Abbott pens his deeply personal and inspiring life story and proposes a plan to restore America to greatness in what Newt Gingrich...
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Meghan: A Hollywood Princess

World Trade Press. · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

From Andrew Morton, the New York Times bestselling author of Diana: Her True Story, comes a revealing, juicy, and inspiring biography of Meghan Markle, the American actress who won Prince Harry's heart.
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There Was a Country: A Personal History of Biafra

Chinua Achebe · Penguin Press; 1st US edition
Format: Hardcover

From the legendary author of Things Fall Apart comes a longawaited memoir about coming of age with a fragile new nation, then watching it torn asunder in a tragic civil warThe defining experience of Chinua Achebe’s life was the Nigerian civil war, also known as the Biafran War,...
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A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My Life

James Bowen · Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Hardcover

The Instant New York Times Bestseller!James is a street musician struggling to make ends meet.Bob is a stray cat looking for somewhere warm to sleep. When James and Bob meet, they forge a never-to-be-forgotten friendship that has been charming readers from Thailand to Turkey.A Street Cat Named...
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Newtown: An American Tragedy

Matthew Lysiak · Gallery Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

12/14/12 Sandy Hook Elementary School Newton, Connecticut we remember the numbers: 20 children and 6 adults, murdered in a place of nurture and trust. We remember the names: teachers like Victoria Soto, who lost her life protecting her students. A shooter named Adam Lanza. And we remember...
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Met Her on the Mountain: A Forty-Year Quest to Solve the Appalachian Cold-Case Murder of Nancy Morgan

Ann Rule · John F. Blair, Publisher
Format: Hardcover

Madison County in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina is a place of ear-popping drives and breathtaking views.It is also where federal antipoverty worker Nancy Dean Morgan was found naked, hogtied, and strangled in the backseat of her car in June 1970.An inept investigation involving...
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The Women of Duck Commander: Surprising Insights from the Women Behind the Beards About What Makes This Family Work

Kay Robertson · Howard Books
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

An Inside Look at the Robertson Women In the pages of this book, you'll find both fun and inspirational stories . . . Kay shares the honest story of her relationship with Phil - and his wild and philandering years - and the challenges of being a teenage mother. Even more amazing,...
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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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Cronkite

Douglas Brinkley · HarperCollins Publishers; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Douglas Brinkley presents the definitive, revealing biography of an American legend: renowned news anchor Walter Cronkite.An acclaimed author and historian, Brinkley has drawn upon recently disclosed letters, diaries, and other artifacts at the recently opened Cronkite Archive to bring...
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