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It's Good to Be Gronk

Rob "Gronk" Gronkowski · Gallery/Jeter Publishing
Format: Hardcover

NFL player Rob Gronkowski "takes fans from the field to the locker room to the VIP room to the talk show green room to his parents' kitchen table--a full tour of the world according to Gronk"--Amazon.com.
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ANONYMOUS. · Scribner
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

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On the Backroad to Heaven: Old Order Hutterites, Mennonites, Amish, and Brethren

Donald B. Kraybill · The Johns Hopkins University Press; 1St Edition edition
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

On the Backroad to Heaven is a unique guidebook to the world of Old Order Anabaptist groups. Focusing on four Old Order communities -- the Hutterites, Mennonites, Amish, and Brethren -- Donald B. Kraybill and Carl Desportes Bowman provide a fascinating overview of their culture, growth,...
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The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography

Miriam Pawel · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 548
Format: Book

Cesar Chavez founded a labor union, launched a movement, and inspired a generation. He rose from migrant worker to national icon, becoming one of the great charismatic leaders of the 20th century. Two decades after his death, Chavez remains the most significant Latino leader in US history....
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The Slave Ship: A Human History

Marcus Rediker · Penguin Books
Pages: 434
Format: Paperback

"Masterly." - Adam Hochschild, The New York Times Book ReviewIn this widely praised history of an infamous institution, award-winning scholar Marcus Rediker shines a light into the darkest corners of the British and American slave ships of the eighteenth century. Drawing on thirty...
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A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life

Allyson Hobbs · Harvard University Press
Format: Hardcover

Between the eighteenth and mid-twentieth centuries, countless African Americans passed as white, leaving behind families and friends, roots and community. It was, as Allyson Hobbs writes, a chosen exile, a separation from one racial identity and the leap into another. This revelatory history...
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The Great Stain: Witnessing American Slavery

Noel Rae · The Overlook Press
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

Comprising personal accounts from an intensely consequential chapter in human history, the transatlantic slave trade, The Great Stain takes readers from the depths of suffering to the heights of human dignity.There have been numerous books about the why, when, and where of slavery in America,...
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Women & Power: A Manifesto

MARY BEARD · Liveright
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

"A modern feminist classic." -- The GuardianFrom the internationally acclaimed classicist and New York Times best-selling author comes this timely manifesto on women and power. At long last, Mary Beard addresses in one brave book the misogynists and trolls who mercilessly attack...
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Savages

Joe Kane · Vintage Books
Pages: 274
Format: Paperback

Savages is a firsthand account, by turn hilarious, heartbreaking, and thrilling, of a small band of Amazonian warriors and their battle to preserve their way of life. Includes eight pages of photos.
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Half That Has Never Been Told

Edward E Baptist · Basic Books
Format: Print book

Americans tend to assume that modern historiography has produced a full and complete understanding of slavery in the United States, as a shameful pre-modern institution, existing in isolation from America's later success. But while we have long since rejected the idealistic depiction of happy...
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Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

Yuval Noah Harari · Harper
Format: Hardcover

100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations...
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The Great Suppression: Voting Rights, Corporate Cash, and the Conservative Assault on Democracy

Zachary Roth · Crown
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A deeply reported look inside the new conservative movement working to undermine American democracy. Control of the country is up for grabs - and Republicans have been rigging the game in their favor. Twenty-two states have passed restrictions on voting. Ruthless gerrymandering has given...
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Dark Forces: The Truth About What Happened in Benghazi

Kenneth R. Timmerman · Broadside Books
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of Shadow Warriors investigates the tragedy of Benghazi to answer the questions: what really happened - and why?We know the Obama administration's story, of a demonstration caused by an Internet movie that went out of control. But what actually...
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Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back

Janice P. Nimura · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"Surprising and richly satisfying" (Megan Marshall) ; "beautifully crafted . . . subtle, polished, and poised" (Stacy Schiff) .In 1871, five young girls were sent by the Japanese government to the United States. Their mission: learn Western ways and return to help...
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