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Leonardo

Frank ZoÃŒ?llner · Taschen, 2015.
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Renaissance Man: The unstoppable curiosity and invention of the da Vinci genius
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Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War

Robert M Gates · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 618
Format: Hardcover

From the former secretary of defense, a strikingly candid, vividly written account of his experience serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Before Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House in 2006, he thought he'd left...
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Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961

Nicholas Reynolds · William Morrow
Pages: 357
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A "riveting"* international cloak-and-dagger epic, here is the stunning untold story of Ernest Hemingway's dangerous secret life -- including his role as a Soviet agent code-named "Argo" -- that fueled his art and his undoing.In 2010, while...
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I Said Yes: My Story of Heartbreak, Redemption, and True Love

Emily Maynard · Thomas Nelson, 2016.
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

When her high-profile search for romance led Emily Maynard to dead end after dead end, real love finally found her. Millions know Emily Maynard Johnson from her unprecedented double appearances on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. Millions also know that neither of the relationships from...
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Life Is Short

Jennifer Arnold MD · Howard Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From the beloved stars of TLC's The Little Couple comes an uplifting and moving behind-the-scenes account of how the pair met, fell in love, and overcame huge obstacles to become successful professionals and parents.Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein have inspired millions as stars of TLC's...
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Never Enough: Donald Trump and the Pursuit of Success

Michael D'Antonio · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

In the summer of 2015, as he vaulted to the lead among the many GOP candidates for president, Donald Trump was the only one dogged by questions about his true intentions. This most famous American businessman had played the role of provocateur so often that pundits, reporters, and voters...
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Being Elvis

Ray Connolly · Liveright Publishing Corp
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

On the fortieth anniversary of Elvis Presley's death comes this rocking biography of an iconic artist who fundamentally transformed American culture.Elvis Presley is a giant figure in American popular culture, a man whose talent and fame were matched only by his later excesses and tragic...
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Between Them: Remembering My Parents

RICHARD FORD · Ecco
Pages: 179
Format: Hardcover

From American master Richard Ford, a memoir: his first work of nonfiction, a stirring narrative of memory and parental loveHow is it that we come to consider our parents as people with rich and intense lives that include but also exclude us? Richard Ford's parents - Edna, a feisty, pretty...
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South and West: From a Notebook

JOAN DIDION · ALFRED A KNOPF
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

From the best-selling author of the National Book Award-winning The Year of Magical Thinking: two extended excerpts from her never-before-seen notebooks--writings that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a legendary writer. Joan Didion has always kept notebooks: of overheard...
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Poetry and Power: John F. Kennedy's Vision for America

STEPHEN KENNEDY SMITH · Harper
Pages: 493
Format: Hardcover

Published in commemoration of the centennial of President John F. Kennedy's birth, here is the definitive compendium of JFK's most important and brilliant speeches, accompanied by commentary and reflections by leading American and international figures - including Senator Elizabeth Warren,...
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Reckless: My Life as a Pretender

Chrissie Hynde · Doubleday Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Chrissie Hynde, for nearly four decades the singer/songwriter/ undisputed leader of the Pretenders, is a justly legendary figure. Few other rock stars have managed to combine her swagger, sexiness, stage presence, knack for putting words to music, gorgeous voice and just all-around kick-assedness...
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Vigilance: My Life Serving America and Protecting Its Empire City

Ray Kelly · Hachette Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Two-time New York City police commissioner Ray Kelly opens up about his remarkable life, taking us inside fifty years of law enforcement leadership, offering chilling stories of terrorist plots after 9/11, and sharing his candid insights into the challenges and controversies cops face today.The...
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Ashley's War: The Untold Story of a Team of Women Soldiers on the Special Ops Battlefield

Gayle Tzemach Lemmon · Harper
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In 2010, the Army created Cultural Support Teams, a secret pilot program to insert women alongside Special Operations soldiers battling in Afghanistan. The Army reasoned that women could play a unique role on Special Ops teams: accompanying their male colleagues on raids and, while those...
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Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

Mary V Dearborn · Knopf
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used material; the first written by a woman, from the widely acclaimed biographer of Norman Mailer, Peggy Guggenheim, Henry Miller, and Louise Bryant. A revelatory...
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