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Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve

LENORA CHU · Harper
Pages: 347
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice; Real Simple Best of the Month; Library Journal Editors' PickIn the spirit of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, Bringing up Bébé, and The Smartest Kids in the World, a hard-hitting exploration of China's widely acclaimed yet insular education...
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Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon

Larry Tye · Random House
Pages: 608
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author of Satchel comes an in-depth, vibrant, and measured biography about the most complex and controversial member of the Kennedy family. History remembers Robert F. Kennedy as a racial healer, a tribune for the poor, and the last progressive knight...
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Where the Past Begins: A Writer's Memoir

AMY TAN · Ecco
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR AMY TAN, A MEMOIR ON HER LIFE AS A WRITER, HER CHILDHOOD, AND THE SYMBIOTIC RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FICTION AND EMOTIONAL MEMORYIn Where the Past Begins, bestselling author of The Joy Luck Club and The Valley of Amazement Amy Tan is at her most intimate...
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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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Washington's Revolution: The Making of America's First Leader

Robert Middlekauff · Knopf
Format: Hardcover

A vivid, insightful, essential new account of the formative years that shaped a callow George Washington into an extraordinary leader, from the Bancroft Prize winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Robert Middlekauff.George Washington was famously unknowable, a man of deep passions hidden behind...
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Forty Autumns: A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Iron Curtain

Nina Willner · William Morrow
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

In this illuminating and deeply moving memoir, a former American military intelligence officer goes beyond traditional Cold War espionage tales to tell the true story of her family - of five women separated by the Iron Curtain for more than forty years, and their miraculous reunion after...
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Lion

Saroo Brierley · New American Library
Pages: 273
Format: Print book

First it was a media sensation. Then it became the #1 international bestseller A Long Way Home. Now it's Lion, a major motion picture starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, and Rooney Mara. This is the miraculous and triumphant story of Saroo Brierley, a young man who used Google Earth to rediscover...
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Eight Twenty Eight: When Love Didn't Give Up

Larissa Murphy · B&H Books
Format: Book

What if that thing you really feared happened? Would the joy you hold pop? Or would you experience love and joy deeper than you can imagine? They met in college and fell in love. They talked about getting married, and he started looking for a ring. They dreamed about life together,...
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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

J D Vance · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, NAMED BY THE TIMES AS ONE OF "6 BOOKS TO HELP UNDERSTAND TRUMP'S WIN" AND SOON TO BE A MAJOR-MOTION PICTURE DIRECTED BY RON HOWARD "You will not read a more important book about America this year." - The Economist "A riveting book."...
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Don't Give Up, Don't Give In: Lessons from an Extraordinary Life

Louis Zamperini · Harpercollins
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

American hero Louis Zamperini shares his wisdom, values, lessons, secrets, and other insights gleaned from his remarkable experiences in this powerful and inspiring book.Louis Zamperini's struggle to survive the unimaginable - brought to life in his autobiography Devil at My Heels and in Laura...
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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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It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War

Lynsey Addario · The Penguin Press
Pages: 357
Format: Print book

"A brutally real and unrelentingly raw memoir."--Kirkus (starred review) War photographer Lynsey Addario's memoir It's What I Do is the story of how the relentless pursuit of truth, in virtually every major theater of war in the twenty-first century, has shaped her life. What...
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Some Enchanted Evenings: The Glittering Life and Times of Mary Martin

David Kaufman · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

Mary Martin was one of the greatest stars of her day. Growing up in Texas, she was married early to Benjamin Hagman and gave birth to her first child, Larry Hagman. She was divorced even more quickly. Martin left little Larry with her parents and took off for Hollywood. She didn't make...
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9 1/2 Narrow: My Life in Shoes

Patricia Morrisroe · Gotham
Format: Hardcover

A funny, poignant coming-of-age memoir told through the shoes that she wore. From baby booties to orthopedic brogues (and all the high and low heels in between) shoes mark important rites of passage, reminding us of both the good and bad times: the road not taken, the prince that got away,...
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The Nine of Us: Growing Up Kennedy

Jean Kennedy Smith · Harper
Pages: 262
Format: Print book

In this evocative and affectionate memoir, Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith, the last surviving child of Joe and Rose Kennedy, offers an intimate and illuminating look at a time long ago when she and her siblings, guided by their parents, laughed and learned a great deal under one roof.Prompted...
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