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Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin

Sybrina Fulton · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 331
Format: Print book

Trayvon Martin's parents take readers beyond the news cycle with an account only they could give: the intimate story of a tragically foreshortened life and the rise of a movement. On a February evening in 2012, in a small town in central Florida, seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin was walking...
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9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America: And Four Who Tried to Save Her

Brion McClanahan · Regnery History
Format: Hardcover

Of the forty-four presidents who have led the United States, nine made mistakes that permanently scarred the nation. Which nine? Brion McClanahan, author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Founding Fathers and The Founding Fathers Guide to the Constitution, will surprise readers...
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Colonel Roosevelt

Edmund Morris · Random House; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Of all our great presidents, Theodore Roosevelt is the only one whose greatness increased out of office. When he toured Europe in 1910 as plain “Colonel Roosevelt,” he was hailed as the most famous man in the world. Crowned heads vied to put him up in their palaces. “If...
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Social Security Handbook 2015: Overview of Social Security Programs

Social Security Administration · Bernan Press

The Social Security Handbook: Overview of Social Security Programs, 2015 provides information about Social Security programs and services, and identifies rights and obligations under the Social Security laws. The handbook also contains information about related programs administered by agencies...
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First Ladies: Presidential Historians on the Lives of 45 Iconic American Women

Susan Swain · PublicAffairs
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

A look inside the personal life of every first lady in American history, based on original interviews with major historians for C-SPAN's yearlong history series, First Ladies: Influence and Image. This book provides an up-close historical look at these fascinating women who survived...
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Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency

ANONYMOUS. · Penguin Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the reporter who was there at the very beginning comes the revealing inside story of the partnership between Steve Bannon and Donald Trump - the key to understanding the rise of the alt-right, the fall of Hillary Clinton, and the hidden forces that drove the greatest upset in American...
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Fighting the Cold War: A Soldier's Memoir

John Galvin USA · University Press of Kentucky
Format: Hardcover

When four-star general John Rogers Galvin retired from the US Army after forty-four years of distinguished service in 1992, the Washington Post hailed him as a man without peer among living generals. In Fighting the Cold War A Soldiers Memoir, the celebrated soldier, scholar, and statesman...
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Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary

WALTER STAHR · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 720
Format: Hardcover

Walter Stahr, award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Seward, tells the story of Abraham Lincoln's indispensable Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton, the man the president entrusted with raising the army that preserved the Union.Of the crucial men close to President Lincoln, Secretary...
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Michelle Obama: A Life

Peter Slevin · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring story of a modern American icon, here is the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama. With disciplined reporting and a storyteller's eye for revealing detail, Peter Slevin follows Michelle to the White House from her working-class childhood on Chicago's...
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Understanding Trump

Newt Gingrich · Center Street
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

With this book, Newt Gingrich provides insight and inspiration for Americans as they embrace their new president in office. Donald Trump is a remarkable phenomenon. He is the only person ever elected president without holding office or serving as a general. Trump and "Trumpism "...
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One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America's Future

Ben Carson · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Dear Reader, In February 2013 I gave a speech at the National Prayer Breakfast. Standing a few feet from President Obama, I warned my fellow citizens of the dangers facing our country and called for a return to the principles that made America great.Many Americans heard and responded, but our nation's...
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The Complete Guide to Veterans' Benefits: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply

Bruce C Brown · Atlantic Publishing Group Inc; 1 edition
Format: Book

Retiring or being discharged from the military is one of the most trying times for service members. You must leave your military life and training to venture once more into the civilian life, transition into a civilian career, and navigate the waters of life without the military. But the good...
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Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

Jane Mayer · Doubleday
Pages: 449
Format: Print book

Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest environmental efforts been defeated again and again? Why have protections for employees been decimated? Why do hedge-fund billionaires pay a far lower...
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An American Son: A Memoir

Marco Rubio · Sentinal
Pages: 317
Format: Paperback

Few politicians have risen to national prominence as quickly as Marco Rubio. Here is the full story of his unlikely journey. Florida Senator Marco Rubio electrified the 2012 Republican National Con­vention by telling the story of his parents, who were struggling immigrants from Cuba. They...
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Social Security For Dummies

Jonathan Peterson · For Dummies; 2 edition
Format: Print book

Praise for Social Security For Dummies Social Security for Dummies is a must read for people of any age who want a comfortable retirement. Jonathan Peterson does a great job of explaining this complicated system and helps you understand how to get the most from the benefits youve earned....
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