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Put on Your Crown: Life-Changing Moments on the Path to Queendom

Queen Latifah · Grand Central Publishing; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Modeled after Maria Shriver's Just Who Will You Be, Queen Latifah's goal with Put On Your Crown is to help young women build a strong sense of self-esteem. A US Dept. of Justice survey found that females ages 16-24 are more vulnerable to partner violence than any other group, almost...
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Autobiography of Mark Twain: The Complete and Authoritative Edition, Vol. 1

Mark Twain · University of California Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

"I've struck it!" Mark Twain wrote in a 1904 letter to a friend. "And I will give it away - to you. You will never know how much enjoyment you have lost until you get to dictating your autobiography." Thus, after dozens of false starts and hundreds of pages, Twain...
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Wilson

A. Scott Berg · Putnam Adult; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Longlisted for the 2014 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography“With the prescience that all truly great biographers possess, Berg discovered in Woodrow Wilson a figure who would understand Washington’s current state of affairs.”—Vanity Fair“A brilliant...
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Lincoln's Boys: John Hay, John Nicolay, and the War for Lincoln's Image

Joshua Zeitz · Viking
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A timely and intimate look into Abraham Lincoln's White House through the lives of his two closest aides and confidantsLincoln's official secretaries John Hay and John Nicolay enjoyed more access, witnessed more history, and knew Lincoln better than anyone outside of the president's...
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The Next Pandemic: On the Front Lines Against Humankind's Gravest Dangers

Ali Khan MD · PublicAffairs
Pages: 275
Format: Print book

An inside account of the fight to contain the world's deadliest diseases - and the panic and corruption that make them worseThroughout history, humankind's biggest killers have been infectious diseases: the Black Death, the Spanish Flu, and AIDS alone account for over one hundred million...
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Heist: The Oddball Crew Behind the $17 Million Loomis Fargo Theft

Jeff Diamant · Sourcebooks
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

The bizarre true story of the criminals behind the second-largest bank heist in American history.One night in a small North Carolina town, a down-on-his-luck guard at Loomis Fargo manages to steal $17 million-literally more than one ton of cash. Despite being caught on camera wheeling the money...
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The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency

James Tobin · Simon & Schuster; First edition
Format: Hardcover

Here, from James Tobin, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in biography, is the story of the greatest comeback in American political history, a saga long buried in half-truth, distortion and myth - Franklin Roosevelt's ten-year climb from paralysis to the White House....
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Who's the New Kid?: How an Ordinary Mom Helped Her Daughter Overcome Childhood Obesity -- and You Can Too!

Jenna Glatzer · Tyndale House Publishers
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

At nine years old, Breanna Bond weighed a whopping 186 pounds. Just walking up the stairs to her room was a challenge. Her legs chafed to the point of bleeding from rubbing against each other, and her school days were filled with taunts of "Hey, Fatty!" Breanna's mom, Heidi,...
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Not My Mother's Kitchen: Rediscovering Italian-American Cooking Through Stories and Recipes

Rob Chirico · Charlesbridge
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Serving up a tale that is part memoir and part cookbook, acclaimed foodie Rob Chirico shares his culinary journey after growing up with an Italian-American mother who was hopeless in the kitchen.Rob Chirico learned to cook as a defense against his mother's awful meals. After discover-ing...
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Angels on Our Shoulders

Ed Heiberger · self-published; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

A stirring factual account of the experiences of B-29 Superfortress gun commander, Staff Sergeant Edward Heiberger. He heroically served in the Army-Air Force during World War II, successfully completing 35 combat missions from Saipan to Japan. Plus large picture sections also incredible...
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