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In the Country We Love: My Family Divided

Diane Guerrero · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The star of Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin presents her personal story of the real plight of undocumented immigrants in this country Diane Guerrero, the television actress from the megahit Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, was just fourteen years old on the day her parents...
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Dante: The Story of His Life

Marco Santagata · Belknap Press
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

Marco Santagata's Dante: The Story of His Life illuminates one of the world's supreme poets from many angles -- writer, philosopher, father, courtier, political partisan. Santagata brings together a vast body of Italian scholarship on Dante's medieval world, untangles a complex...
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I Will Find You: A Reporter Investigates the Life of the Man Who Raped Her

Joanna Connors · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

"This is it. My rape. I knew it was coming. Every woman knows. And now here it is. My turn."When Joanna Connors was thirty years old on assignment for the Cleveland Plain Dealer to review a play at a college theater, she was held at knife point and raped by a stranger who had grown...
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The long shadow of small ghosts : murder and memory in an American city

Laura Tillman · Scribner
Format:  Print book : English

"In Cold Blood meets Adrian Nicole LeBlanc's Random Family: A harrowing, profoundly personal investigation of the causes, effects, and communal toll of a deeply troubling crime--the brutal murder of three young children by their parents in the border city of Brownsville, Texas,...
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Through a Glass, Darkly: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the Quest to Solve the Greatest Mystery of All

STEFAN BECHTEL · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

After the American Civil War, while bodies still littered battlefields, the movement known as Spiritualism began to sweep across America as thousands of people, mostly from shock and grief, tried to make contact with the recently departed. The movement captivated Europe as well, especially...
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In the Name of the Children: An FBI Agent's Relentless Pursuit of the Nation's Worst Predators

Jeffrey L Rinek · BenBella Books
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback

FBI Special Agent Jeff Rinek had a gift for getting child predators to confess. All he had to do was share a piece of his soul . . . In the Name of the Children gives an unflinching look at what it's like to fight a never-ending battle against an enemy far more insidious than terrorists:...
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Texas Blood: Seven Generations Among the Outlaws, Ranchers, Indians, Missionaries, Soldiers, and Smugglers of the Borderlands

Roger D Hodge · Knopf
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Ian Frazier's Great Plains, and as vivid as the work of Cormac McCarthy, an intoxicating, singularly illuminating history of the Texas borderlands from their settlement through seven generations of Roger D. Hodge's ranching family. What brought the author's family to Texas?...
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The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma's Table

Rick Bragg · Knopf
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

From the beloved, best-selling author of All Over but the Shoutin', a delectable, rollicking food memoir, cookbook, and loving tribute to a region, a vanishing history, a family, and, especially, to his mother. Including seventy-five mouthwatering Bragg family recipes for classic southern...
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Adnan's Story: Murder, Justice, and the Case that Captivated a Nation

Rabia Chaudry · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 410
Format: Print book

*Now a New York Times bestseller*Serial told Only Part of the Story ... In early 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced to life plus thirty years for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a high school senior in Baltimore, Maryland. Syed has maintained his innocence, and Rabia...
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Last Don Standing: The Secret Life of Mob Boss Ralph Natale

Dan Pearson · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

As the last Don of the Philadelphia mob, Ralph Natale, the first-ever mob boss to turn state's evidence, provides an insider's perspective on the mafia. Natale's reign atop the Philadelphia and New Jersey underworlds brought the region's mafia back to prominence in the 1990s....
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Memory's Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia

Gerda Saunders · Hachette Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"[A] courageous and singular book."---Andrew Solomon In the tradition of Brain on Fire and When Breath Becomes Air, Gerda Saunders' Memory's Last Breath is an unsparing, beautifully written memoir--a true-life Still Alice that captures Saunders' experience as a fiercely intellectual...
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William Howard Taft.

Lapham Lewis H.; Blum John M. · Times Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

The only man to serve as president and chief justice, who approached every decision in constitutional terms, defending the Founders' vision against new populist threats to American democracyWilliam Howard Taft never wanted to be president and yearned instead to serve as chief justice of the United...
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Tip of the Iceberg: My 3,000-Mile Journey Around Wild Alaska, the Last Great American Frontier

MARK C ADAMS · Dutton
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed, bestselling author of Turn Right at Machu Picchu, a fascinating and funny journey into Alaska, America's last frontier, retracing the historic 1899 Harriman Expedition.In 1899, railroad magnate Edward H. Harriman organized a most unusual summer voyage to the wilds of Alaska:...
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The art of rivalry : four friendships, betrayals, and breakthroughs in modern art

Sebastian Smee · Random House
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

Pulitzer Prize-winning art critic Sebastian Smee tells the fascinating story of four pairs of artists - Manet and Degas, Picasso and Matisse, Pollock and de Kooning, Freud and Bacon - whose fraught, competitive friendships spurred them to new creative heights. Rivalry is at the heart...
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The Women Who Flew for Hitler: A True Story of Soaring Ambition and Searing Rivalry

CLARE MULLEY · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

Biographers' Club Prize-winner Clare Mulley's The Women Who Flew for Hitler -- a dual biography of Nazi Germany's most highly decorated women pilots.Hanna Reitsch and Melitta von Stauffenberg were talented, courageous, and strikingly attractive women who fought convention to make their...
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