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Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught Between Two Worlds

Pamela Rotner Sakamoto · Harper
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

Meticulously researched and beautifully written, the true story of a Japanese American family that found itself on opposite sides during World War II - an epic tale of family, separation, divided loyalties, love, reconciliation, loss, and redemption - this is a riveting chronicle of U.S.-Japan...
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Self-Publishing and Collection Development: Opportunities and Challenges for Libraries

Robert P Holley · Purdue University Press
Pages: 170
Format: eBook

The current publishing environment has experienced a drastic change in the way content is created, delivered, and acquired, particularly for libraries. With the increasing importance of digital publishing, more than half the titles published in the United States are self-published. With...
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GED Test Mathematical Reasoning Review

Learning Express. · Learning Express
Pages: 282
Format: Print book

This comprehensive guide offers complete preparation to pass the GED Mathematical Reasoning Test. Inside is an in-depth review of every math concept tested on the exam, along with test-like practice questions and complete answer explanations. Inside, test-takers will find a diagnostic math...
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Douglas MacArthur: American Warrior

Arthur Herman · Random House Publishing Group
Pages: 960
Format: eBook

A new, definitive life of an American icon, the visionary general who led American forces through three wars and foresaw his nation's great geopolitical shift toward the Pacific Rim - from the Pulitzer Prize finalist and bestselling author of Gandhi & Churchill Douglas MacArthur...
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The Politically Incorrect Guide to Catholicism

John Zmirak · Regnery Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Back by popular demand, the bestselling Politically Incorrect Guides provide an unvarnished, unapologetic overview of controversial topics every American should understand. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Catholicism refutes misrepresentations and misconceptions about the Catholic Church...
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Tasting Wine and Cheese: An Insider's Guide to Mastering the Principles of Pairing

Adam Centamore · Quarry Books
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Broaden your palate and enhance your appreciation for gourmet flavor combinations with Tasting Wine and Cheese.Is there anything better than a great wine and cheese pairing? You might enjoy a robust cabernet with the sharp, aged cheddar, or perhaps a crisp Sancerre with a tangy, creamy...
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Chasing the Last Laugh: Mark Twain's Raucous and Redemptive Round-the-World Comedy Tour

Richard Zacks · Doubleday
Pages: 450
Format: Print book

From Richard Zacks, bestselling author of Island of Vice and The Pirate Hunter, a rich and lively account of how Mark Twain's late-life adventures abroad helped him recover from financial disaster and family tragedy - and revived his world-class sense of humorMark Twain, the highest-paid...
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Sharon Tate: A Life

Ed Sanders · Da Capo Pr
Pages: 285
Format: Print book

Ed Sanders gave readers their clearest insight yet into the disturbing world of Charles Manson and his followers when he published The Family in 1971. Continuing that journalistic tradition, Sanders presents the most thorough look ever into the heartbreaking story of Sharon Tate, the iconic...
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Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death, and Redemption in an American Prison

Shaka Senghor · Convergent, 2016.
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

In 1991, Shaka Senghor was sent to prison for second-degree murder. Today, he is a lecturer at the University of Michigan, a leading voice on criminal justice reform, and an inspiration to thousands.In life, it's not how you start that matters. It's how you finish. Shaka Senghor...
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Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power

Susan Cahan · Duke University Press, 2016.
Pages: 360
Format: Print book

Prior to 1967 fewer than a dozen museum exhibitions had featured the work of African American artists. And by the time the civil rights movement reached the American art museum, it had already crested: the first public demonstrations to integrate museums occurred in late 1968, twenty years...
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Chin: The Life and Crimes of Mafia Boss Vincent Gigante

Larry Mcshane · Kensington Pub Corp
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

"Full of astonishment . . . a kind of dark wonder." --Pete HamillThis is the story of Vincent Louis Gigante, the Genovese Family crime overlord who ruled a sprawling criminal empire for a quarter century with an iron--and deadly--fist. Vinnie "Chin" Gigante displayed...
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The Generals: Patton, MacArthur, Marshall, and the Winning of World War II

Winston Groom · National Geographic Society
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

Celebrated historian Winston Groom tells the intertwined and uniquely American tales of George Patton, Douglas MacArthur, and George Marshall - from the World War I battle that shaped them to their greatest victory: leading the allies to victory in World War II. These three remarkable men-of-arms...
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The Highest Glass Ceiling: Women's Quest for the American Presidency

Ellen F Fitzpatrick · Harvard University Press
Pages: 318
Format: Print book

In The Highest Glass Ceiling, best-selling historian Ellen Fitzpatrick tells the story of three remarkable women who set their sights on the American presidency. Victoria Woodhull (1872) , Margaret Chase Smith (1964) , and Shirley Chisholm (1972) each challenged persistent barriers...
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Chain of Title: How Three Ordinary Americans Uncovered Wall Street's Great Foreclosure Fraud

David Dayen · New Press
Pages: 385
Format: Print book

In the depths of the Great Recession, a cancer nurse, a car dealership worker, and an insurance fraud specialist helped uncover the largest consumer crime in American history - a scandal that implicated dozens of major executives on Wall Street. They called it foreclosure fraud: millions...
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Vitamin N: The Essential Guide to a Nature-Rich Life

Richard Louv · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages: 277
Format: Print book

"From the author of the New York Times bestseller that defined nature-deficit disorder and launched the international children-and-nature movement, Vitamin N (for "nature") is a complete prescription for connecting with the power and joy of the natural world right now,"--Amazon.com.Nature-deficit...
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