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Witness to Change: From Jim Crow to Political Empowerment

Sybil Haydel Morial · John F. Blair, Publisher
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

In 1950s New Orleans, a young woman steps into her white tulle gown and glides down the long hallway of her parents' house into the front garden. Her father, a respected surgeon, drives her downtown, where she will make her debut into Negro society.Though mesmerized by the rituals, Sybil...
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Paul Strand: Aperture Masters of Photography

Peter Barberie · Aperture; 2 edition
Format: Hardcover

Paul Strand (1890-1976) was more than a great artist: he was a discoverer of the true potential of photography as the most dynamic medium of the twentieth century. Purity, elegance and passion are the hallmarks of Strand's imagery. As a youth, Strand studied under Lewis Hine and went...
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A Daughter's Deadly Deception: The Jennifer Pan Story

Jeremy Grimaldi · Dundurn
Pages: 264
Format: Print book

A sinister plot by a young woman left her mother dead and her father riddled with bullets. From the outside looking in, Jennifer Pan seemed like a model daughter living a perfect life. The ideal child, the one her immigrant parents saw, was studying to become a pharmacist at the University...
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Almost Gone: Twenty Days and One Chance to Save Our Daughter

John Baldwin · Howard Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

This is the never-before-told, riveting true story about a teenage Christian girl who was seduced online by a charming young Muslim man from Kosovo, and her father who ultimately worked with the FBI to save her from disappearing forever.The Baldwins were a strong Christian family, living...
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Amarna Sunrise: Egypt from Golden Age to Age of Heresy

Aidan Dodson · The American University in Cairo Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

The latter part of the fifteenth century BC saw Egypt's political power reach its zenith, with an empire that stretched from beyond the Euphrates in the north to much of what is now Sudan in the south. The wealth that flowed into Egypt allowed its kings to commission some of the most...
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Morgue: A Life in Death

Vincent Dimaio · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 268
Format: Print book

Forensic science is booming. TV dramas, books and movies have made morgues cool. Complex technology and intricate research can take curdled blood, bone shards, and flakes of skin and turn them into justice. And Vincent Di Maio, MD, son of a famous New York City medical examiner, is one of the lions...
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The Rock, the Road, and the Rabbi: My Journey into the Heart of Scriptural Faith and the Land Where It All Began

KATHIE LEE GIFFORD · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

As a lifelong student of Scripture, Kathie Lee Gifford has always desired a deeper understanding of God's Word and a deeper knowledge of God Himself. But it wasn't until she began studying the biblical texts in their original Hebrew and Greek - along with actually hiking the ancient paths...
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One Tragic Night: The Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

Mandy Wiener · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

At 0803 on the morning of Valentines Day 2013, news broke that Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympic superstar known as the Blade Runner, had shot and killed his girlfriend at his luxury home in Pretoria, South Africa. Within minutes, the story reverberated around the world as banners flashed...
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Inside Camp David: The Private World of the Presidential Retreat

Michael Giorgione · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The first insider account, timed to the 75th anniversary of Camp DavidCamp David is American diplomacy's secret weapon. The home of the 2015 GCC and 2012 G8 summits, the 2000 Peace Summit, and the 1978 Peace Accords, the camp has played a vital role in American history over the past century,...
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American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant

Ronald C White · Random House
Pages: 826
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * From the author of A. Lincoln, a major new biography of one of America's greatest generals - and most misunderstood presidents In his time, Ulysses S. Grant was routinely grouped with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in the "Trinity of Great American...
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I Heard My Country Calling: A Memoir

James Webb · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 388
Format: Hardcover

James Webb, author of Fields of Fire, the classic novel of the Vietnam War - former U.S. Senator; Secretary of the Navy; recipient of the Navy Cross, Silver Star and Purple Heart as a combat Marine; and a self-described "military brat" - has written an extraordinary memoir of his early...
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Lafayette in Transnational Context: Identity, Travel, and Nationalism in the Revolutionary Atlantic World

Jordan Kellman · University of Louisiana at Lafayette Press
Pages: 131
Format: Print book

Exploring the many facets of the Marquis de Lafayette's life and career as the greatest transatlantic figure of the American Revolution, this collection captures the powerful forces he marshaled to bring the culture and resources of Old Regime France to the Revolutionary fight for the young...
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My Fellow Soldiers: General John Pershing and the Americans Who Helped Win the Great War

Andrew Carroll · Penguin Books
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author of War Letters, a marvelously vivid and moving account of the American experience in World War I, centered on an intimate portrait of General Pershing, drawing on a rich trove of newly uncovered letters Based on an astonishing collection of letters...
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Lying in Wait: Ann Rule's Crime Files: Vol.17

Ann Rule · Pocket Books
Format: Book

Ann Rule presents another collection of fascinating and disturbing true-crime stories - drawn from her real-life personal files - in this seventeenth volume in the #1 New York Times bestselling Crime Files series.MOVING IN FOR THE KILL In this all-new collection of investigative accounts...
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The Good Luck Cat: How a Cat Saved a Family, and a Family Saved a Cat

Lissa Warren · Lyons Press
Format: Hardcover

Lissa Warren’s father needed a retirement companion while his wife and daughter were at work. Enter Ting, a seven-pound Korat who changed his life, and the life of the family. All kittens are mischievous, but Ting “the cat grenade” was real trouble. She was also smart,...
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