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Sisters in the Life: A History of Out African American Lesbian Media-Making

Yvonne Welbon · Duke University Press Books
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

From experimental shorts and web series to Hollywood blockbusters and feminist porn, the work of African American lesbian filmmakers has made a powerful contribution to film history. But despite its importance, this work has gone largely unacknowledged by cinema historians and cultural...
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Hemingway in Love: His Own Story

A. E. Hotchner · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

In June of 1961, A.E. Hotchner visited an old friend in the psychiatric ward of St. Mary's Hospital. It would be the last time they spoke: a few weeks later, Ernest Hemingway was released home, where he took his own life. Their final conversation was also the final installment in a story...
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How English Became English: A Short History of a Global Language

Simon Horobin · Oxford University Press 2016.
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

The English Language is spoken by more than a billion people throughout the world. But where did English come from? And how has it evolved into the language used today? In How English Became English Simon Horobin investigates the evolution of the English language, examining how the language...
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Miracles from Heaven: A Little Girl and Her Amazing Story of Healing

Christy Wilson Beam · Hachette Books
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

Soon to be a major motion picture from Sony, starring Jennifer Garner and Queen Latifah-Miracles from Heaven is the true story of one little girl, her journey to heaven, and an amazing story of healing.Annabel Beam spent most of her childhood in and out of hospitals with a rare and incurable...
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Essential Building Science: Understanding Energy and Moisture in High Performance House Design

Jacob Deva Racusin · New Society Publishers
Pages: 141
Format: Print book

Poor heat and moisture management are the enemies of durable, comfortable, and efficient housing, and good building design and construction starts with a solid understanding of good building science.Essential Building Science provides a highly visual and accessible introduction to the fundamentals...
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The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer, and the Meaning of Murder

Claudia Rowe · Dey Street Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In this superb work of literary true crime - a spellbinding combination of memoir and psychological suspense - a female journalist chronicles her unusual connection with a convicted serial killer and her search to understand the darkness inside us."Well, well, Claudia. Can I call you Claudia?...
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Victoria: The Queen: An Intimate Biography of the Woman Who Ruled an Empire

Julia Baird · Random House
Pages: 696
Format: Print book

This page-turning biography reveals the real woman behind the myth: a bold, glamorous, unbreakable queen - a Victoria for our times. Drawing on previously unpublished papers, this stunning new portrait is a story of love and heartbreak, of devotion and grief, of strength and resilience."Victoria...
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Miss Jessie's: Creating a Successful Business from Scratch---Naturally

Miko Branch · Amistad
Format: Hardcover

Miss Jessie's is a memoir and business guide rich with inspirational life lessons and unique business advice from Miko Branch, the Chief Executive Officer of the dynamic Miss Jessie's - the company that revolutionized the hair care industry.When Miko and her sister, Titi, were...
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Braving it : a father, a daughter, and an unforgettable journey into the Alaskan wild

James Campbell · Crown Publishers
Pages: 359
Format: eBook

"The powerful and affirming story of a father's journey with his teenage daughter to the far reaches of Alaska. Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, home to only a handful of people, is a harsh and lonely place. So when James Campbell's cousin Heimo Korth asked him to spend...
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The Justice Calling: Where Passion Meets Perseverance

Bethany H Hoang · Brazos Press
Pages: 210
Format: Print book

Since the turn of the twenty-first century, justice movements have been growing to abolish labor slavery, end sex trafficking, and protect the world's poorest and most vulnerable from the violence that engulfs their lives. Christians in increasing numbers are joining and leading these justice...
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The Islamic Jesus: How the King of the Jews Became a Prophet of the Muslims

Mustafa Akyol · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

When Reza Aslan's bestseller Zealot came out in 2013, there was criticism that he hadn't addressed his Muslim faith while writing the origin story of Christianity. In fact, Ross Douthat of The New York Times wrote that "if Aslan had actually written in defense of the Islamic...
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Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh

Anna Beer · Oneworld Publications
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Sir Walter Ralegh's life is romantic, irresistible and of central importance to Great Britain's island story. His death is a convoluted and contested tale of bargaining, failure and betrayal. Through the Elizabethan golden age and Ralegh's famous adventures to the final act, Anna Beer presents...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

ROBERT DALLEK · Viking
Pages: 704
Format: Hardcover

A one-volume biography of Roosevelt by the #1 New York Times bestselling biographer of JFK, focusing on his career as an incomparable politician, uniter, and deal maker In an era of such great national divisiveness, there could be no more timely biography of one of our greatest presidents...
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Radical Spirit: 12 Ways to Live a Free and Authentic Life

Joan Chittister · Convergent
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Feeling burnt-out from life, strung-out from social media, and put out by a society that always wants more from you? Beloved nun and social activist Joan Chittister, who appeared on Oprah's Super Soul Sunday, offers a practical, character-building, and inspirational guide to help you take...
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Push Back: Guilt in the Age of Natural Parenting

Amy M D Tuteur · Dey St.
Pages: 372
Format: Print book

A Harvard-trained physician examines the role of guilt in today's childbirth and early parenting choices, challenging popular misconceptions while arguing that the natural parenting movement is capitalizing on practices that serve to manipulate rather than assist parents.
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