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The Lost Prince: A Search for Pat Conroy

Michael Mewshaw · Counterpoint
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"In The Lost Prince Michael Mewshaw sets down one of the most gripping stories of friendship I've ever read." -- Daniel Menaker, author of My Mistake: A Memoir

Pat Conroy was America's poet laureate of family dysfunction. A larger-than-life character and the author...
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Nine Lessons I Learned from My Father

Murray Howe · Viking
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Part Tuesdays with Morrie, part Mr. Hockey, Nine Lessons I Learned from My Father is a son's intimate account of all that lies behind the towering legacy of the beloved Gordie Howe.

When Gordie Howe passed away, the world paused to acknowledge the legacy of the game's...
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The Skillful Forager: Essential Techniques for Responsible Foraging and Making the Most of Your Wild Edibles

Leda Meredith · Roost Books
Pages: 296
Format: Paperback

The Skillful Forager is the ultimate forager's guide to working with any wild plant in the field, kitchen, or pantry.

From harvesting skills that will allow you to gather from the same plant again and again to highlighting how to get the most out of each and every type of wild...
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Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter

Kate Clifford Larson · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

They were the most prominent American family of the twentieth century. The daughter they secreted away made all the difference.

Joe and Rose Kennedy's strikingly beautiful daughter Rosemary attended exclusive schools, was presented as a debutante to the Queen of England, and traveled...
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Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy: The Story of Little Women and Why It Still Matters

Anne Boyd Rioux · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

On its 150th anniversary, discover the story of the beloved classic that has captured the imaginations of generations.

Soon after publication on September 30, 1868, Little Women became an enormous bestseller and one of America's favorite novels. Its popularity quickly spread throughout...

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A Glorious Freedom: Older Women Leading Extraordinary Lives

Lisa Congdon · Chronicle Books
Pages: 152
Format: Hardcover

The glory of growing older is the freedom to be more truly ourselves - with age we gain the liberty to pursue bold new endeavors and worry less about what other people think. In this richly illustrated volume, bestselling author and artist Lisa Congdon explores the power of women over the age of forty...
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Catching Stardust: Comets, Asteroids and the Birth of the Solar System

Natalie Starkey · Bloomsbury Sigma
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Icy, rocky, sometimes dusty, always mysterious - comets and asteroids are among the Solar System's very oldest inhabitants, formed within a swirling cloud of gas and dust in the area of space that eventually hosted the Sun and its planets. Locked within each of these extra-terrestrial...
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The Lowells of Massachusetts: An American Family

Nina Sankovitch · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

The Lowells of Massachusetts were a remarkable family. They were settlers in the New World in the 1600s, revolutionaries creating a new nation in the 1700s, merchants and manufacturers building prosperity in the 1800s, and scientists and artists flourishing in the 1900s. For the first time,...
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A Kingdom of Their Own: The Family Karzai and the Afghan Disaster

Joshua Partlow · Knopf
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

The key to understanding the calamitous Afghan war is the complex, ultimately failed relationship between the powerful, duplicitous Karzai family and the United States--brilliantly portrayed here in its entirety for the first time by the former Washington Post Kabul bureau chief....
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Something in the Blood: The Untold Story of Bram Stoker, the Man Who Wrote Dracula

David J. Skal · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking biography reveals the haunted origins of the man who created Dracula and traces the psychosexual contours of late Victorian society.

First published in 1897, Dracula has had a long and multifaceted afterlife -- one rivaling even its immortal creation; yet Bram...

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Present over perfect : leaving behind frantic for a simpler, more soulful way of life

Shauna Niequist · Zondervan
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

LIVE A LIFE OF MEANING AND CONNECTION

Instead of pushing for perfection

A few years ago, I found myself exhausted and isolated, my soul and body sick. I was tired of being tired, burned out on busy. And, it seemed almost everyone I talked with was in the same boat: longing...

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Presto!: How I Made Over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales

Penn Jillette
Format: Print book

An unconventional weight loss tale from an unconventional personality - Penn Jillette tells how he lost 100 pounds with his trademark outrageous sense of humor and biting social commentary that makes this success story anything but ordinary.

Legendary magician Penn Jillette was approaching...
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The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington

Brad Meltzer · Flatiron Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Taking place during the most critical period of our nation's birth, The First Conspiracy tells a remarkable and previously untold piece of American history that not only reveals George Washington's character, but also illuminates the origins of America's counterintelligence movement...

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Orca: How We Came to Know and Love the Ocean's Greatest Predator

Jason M Colby · Oxford University Press
Pages: 408
Format: Hardcover

Since the release of the documentary Blackfish in 2013, millions around the world have focused on the plight of the orca, the most profitable and controversial display animal in history. Yet, until now, no historical account has explained how we came to care about killer whales in the first...
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Complete Crochet Course: The Ultimate Reference Guide

SHANNON MULLETT-BOWLSBY · Lark Crafts
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From renowned crochet designer Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby comes the ultimate reference manual for the absolute beginner.
Filled with step-by-step photography throughout for an easy-to-follow and fully visual experience, this unparalleled guide teaches you how to crochet from the very first...
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