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Code Name: Johnny Walker: The Extraordinary Story of the Iraqi Who Risked Everything to Fight with the U.S. Navy SEALs

Johnny Walker · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 285
Format: Hardcover

In this unforgettable memoir, the Navy SEALs' most trusted translator - a man who is credited with saving countless American lives and became a legend in the special-ops community - tells his inspiring story for the first time.As the insurgency in Iraq intensified following the American...
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Dancing with Myself

Billy Idol · Touchstone
Format: Hardcover

I am hopelessly divided between the dark and the good, the rebel and the saint, the sex maniac and the monk, the poet and the priest, the demagogue and the populist. Pen to paper, Ive put it all down, every bit from the heart.Im going out on a limb here, so watch my back. —Billy Idol...
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Rocks: My Life in and out of Aerosmith

Joe Perry · Simon & Schuster; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

An insightful and harrowing roller coaster ride through the career of one of rock and rolls greatest guitarists. Strap yourself in. —Slash Rocking Joe Perry rocks again! —Jimmy Page Before the platinum records or the Super Bowl half-time show or the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Joe Perry...
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Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief

James M. McPherson · Penguin Press; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom, a powerful new reckoning with Jefferson Davis as military commander of the ConfederacyHistory has not been kind to Jefferson Davis. His cause went down in disastrous defeat and left the South impoverished for generations....
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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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Angela Merkel: Europe's Most Influential Leader

Matthew Qvortrup · The Overlook Press
Pages: 367
Format: Hardcover

The illuminating and in-depth biography of Angela Merkel, using exclusive new sources and research to tell how the daughter of a clergyman from East Germany rose to become one of the most powerful women in the worldThis is the fascinating tale of Angela Merkel's political ascent, in which...
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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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Old Farm Country Cookbook: Recipes, Menus, and Memories

Jerry Apps · Wisconsin Historical Society Press
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

When Jerry Apps was growing up on a Wisconsin farm in the 1930s and 1940s, times were tough. Yet most folks living on farms had plenty to eat. Preparing food from scratch was just the way things were done, and people knew what was in their food and where it came from. Delicious meals were...
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Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3: The War Years and After, 1939-1962

Blanche Wiesen Cook · Viking
Pages: 688
Format: Print book

"Outstanding ... A winning concluding volume in a series that does for Eleanor Roosevelt what Robert Caro has done for Lyndon Johnson." -Kirkus Reviews, Starred ReviewThe final volume in the definitive biography of America's greatest first lady.Historians, politicians, critics,...
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Unremarried Widow: A Memoir

Artis Henderson · Simon & Schuster; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

A frank, poignant memoir about an unlikely marriage, a tragic death in Iraq, and the soul-testing work of picking up the pieces People in the tradition of such powerful bestsellers as Joan Didions The Year of Magical Thinking and Carole Radziwills What Remains. Artis Henderson was a free-spirited...
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The Grand Tour: Around the World with the Queen of Mystery

Agatha Christie · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 376
Format: Paperback

Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Now, in this fascinating travelogue of the prolific author's yearlong trip around the British Empire in 1922, Christie provides the clues to the origins of the plots and locales...
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Price of Fame: The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce

Sylvia Jukes Morris · Random House
Format: Hardcover

“I hope I shall have ambition until the day I die,” Clare Boothe Luce told her biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris. Price of Fame, the concluding volume of the life of an exceptionally brilliant polymath, chronicles Luce’s progress from the early months of World War II, when,...
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We'll Always Have Paris: A Mother/Daughter Memoir

Jennifer Coburn · Sourcebooks
Format: Paperback

How her daughter and her passport taught Jennifer to live like there's no tomorrow Jennifer Coburn has always been terrified of dying young. So she decides to save up and drop everything to travel with her daughter, Katie, on a whirlwind European adventure before it's too late....
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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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