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Good Friday on the Rez: A Pine Ridge Odyssey

David Hugh Bunnell · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Good Friday on the Rez follows the author on a one-day, 280-mile round-trip from his boyhood Nebraska hometown of Alliance to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota, where he reconnects with his longtime friend and blood brother, Vernell White Thunder. In a compelling mix of personal...
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Duct Tape Bags: 40 Projects for Totes, Clutches, Messenger Bags, and Bowlers

Richela Fabian Morgan · Clarkson Potter/Publishers
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

What if a designer handbag were as easy to craft as a duct tape wallet? Now it is with this easy-to-follow guide to making 40 handbags so fashionable, you won't actually believe they're made of duct-tape. Part art-piece, part usable accessory, Richela Fabian Morgan shows how each of these...
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It's Momplicated: Hope and Healing for Imperfect Daughters of Imperfect Mothers

Debbie Alsdorf · Tyndale Momentum
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Let's face it: when it comes to mothers and their daughters, things can get a little . . . complicated. Momplicated, you might say.Whether your relationship with your mom has been wonderful or stressful, redeemed or broken, close or nonexistent, it's one of your life's most...
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Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul

James McBride · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 232
Format: eBook

National Book Award winner James McBride goes in search of the "real" James Brown after receiving a tip that promises to uncover the man behind the myth. His surprising journey illuminates not only our understanding of this immensely troubled, misunderstood, and complicated soul...
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Hidden Hemingway: Inside the Ernest Hemingway Archives of Oak Park

Robert K Elder · The Kent State University Press
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Thinking of Ernest Hemingway often brings to mind his travels around the world, documenting war and engaging in thrilling adventures. However, fully understanding this outsized international author means returning to his place of birth. Hidden Hemingway presents highlights from the extraordinary...
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Reagan: An American Journey

Bob Spitz · Penguin Press
Pages: 880
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling biographer Bob Spitz, a full and rich biography of an epic American life, capturing what made Ronald Reagan both so beloved and so transformational.More than five years in the making, based on hundreds of interviews and access to previously unavailable documents,...
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Rampage: MacArthur, Yamashita, and the Battle of Manila

JAMES M SCOTT · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

The definitive history of one of the most brutal campaigns of the war in the Pacific.By early 1945, the war against Japan was at its height and General Douglas MacArthur began to fulfill his vow of liberating the Philippines. He was already planning his own victory parade down Dewey Boulevard...
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Fortress America: How We Embraced Fear and Abandoned Democracy

Elaine Tyler May · Basic Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning historian untangles the roots of America's culture of fear, and argues that it imperils our democracyFor the last sixty years, fear has seeped into every area of American life: Americans own more guns than citizens of any other country, sequester themselves in gated communities,...
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Breaking Cover: My Secret Life in the CIA and What It Taught Me about What's Worth Fighting For

Michele Rigby Assad · Tyndale Momentum
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The CIA is looking for walking contradictions. Recruiters seek people who can keep a secret, yet pull classified information out of others; who love their country, but are willing to leave it behind to head into dangerous places; who live double lives, but can be trusted with some of the nation's...
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National Geographic The Old West

Stephen G. Hyslop · National Geographic
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From Lewis and Clark's epic 1803 expedition to the showmanship of Buffalo Bill, the story of the American West is epic in scope, full of amazing tales of tragedy and triumph. Lavishly illustrated with vivid photographs and intricate maps, The Old West is the definitive history of a time...
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Loved Baby: 31 Devotions Helping You Grieve and Cherish Your Child after Pregnancy Loss

Sarah Philpott · Broadstreet Publishing Group, LLC
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Close to one in four American women experience the silent grief of pregnancy loss. Loved Baby offers much-needed support to women in the middle of psychological and physiological grief as a result of losing an unborn child through miscarriage, stillbirth, or ectopic pregnancy loss. In Loved...
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Daring to Drive: A Saudi Woman's Awakening

Manal al-Sharif · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A ferociously intimate memoir by a devout woman from a modest family in Saudi Arabia who became the unexpected leader of a courageous movement to support women's right to drive.Manal al-Sharif grew up in Mecca the second daughter of a taxi driver, born the year fundamentalism took hold....
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Knitting Pearls: Writers Writing About Knitting

Ann Hood · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 260
Format: Print book

The rhythm, ritual, and pleasure of knitting are celebrated in this new collection for lovers of both knitting and literature. In Knitting Pearls, two dozen writers write about the transformative and healing powers of knitting. Lily King remembers the year her family lived in Italy, and a knitted...
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The Genius of Birds

Jennifer Ackerman · Penguin Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores the newly discovered brilliance of birds. As she travels...
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The Killing of Uncle Sam: The Demise of the United States of America

RODNEY HOWARD-BROWNE · River Publishing
Pages: 425
Format: Hardcover

Pride, greed, and power have driven men to do the unthinkable - including selling out their nations and unsuspected citizens to the most corrupt and destructive "invisible" global leaders on Earth. But how did this happen on American soil? How did the downfall begin and who were...
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