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Lethal Passage: The Story of a Gun

Erik Larson · Vintage
Format: Book

This devastating book begins with an account of a crime that is by now almost commonplace on December 16, 1988, sixteen-year-old Nicholas Elliot walked into his Virginia high school with a Cobray M-119 and several hundred rounds of ammunition tucked in his backpack. By days end, he had killed...
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The Phantom Killer: Unlocking the Mystery of the Texarkana Serial Murders: The Story of a Town in Terror

James Presley · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Set in the rowdy, often lawless town of Texarkana shortly after WWII, The Phantom Killer is the history of the most puzzling unsolved cases in the United StatesThe salacious and scandalous murders of a series of couples on Texarkana's "lovers lanes" in seemingly idyllic post-WWII...
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Hope Runs: An American Tourist, a Kenyan Boy, a Journey of Redemption

Claire Diaz-Ortiz · Revell,
Pages: 204
Format: Print book

Sammy Ikua Gachagua had lost his father to illness, his mother to abandonment, and his home to poverty. By age ten, he was living in a shack with seven other children and very little food. He entered an orphanage seeing it as a miracle with three meals a day, a bed to sleep in, and clothes...
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Where Am I Now?: True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame

Mara Wilson · Penguin Books
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

""Growing up, I wanted to BE Mara Wilson. Where Am I Now? is a delight."--Ilana Glazer, cocreator and star of Broad City "Genuine and authentic, funny and heartbreaking, Where Am I Now? reminds you that no matter how unique your life is, some things bind us all together."...
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Trials of Passion: Crimes Committed in the Name of Love and Madness

Lisa Appignanesi · Pegasus; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Using sensational crimes committed in America, Britain, and France, this dramatic narrative takes madness and passion into the courts and puts these provocative themes on trial. A journey into the heart of dark passions and the crimes they impel, and their trial by daylight and doctors....
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Gratitude

Oliver Sacks · Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Format: eBook

"My predominant feeling is one of gratitude. I have loved and been loved. I have been given much and I have given something in return. Above all, I have been a sentient being, a thinking animal, on this beautiful planet, and that in itself has been an enormous privilege and adventure."--Oliver...
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Dave Grohl: Times Like His

Martin James · Blake Publishing
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Across the entire body of Foo Fighters albums, the whole legendary Nirvana tale, the pre-history in the nascent Seattle scene and Grohl's flirtations with Queens of the Stone Age and his super group side project Them Crooked Vultures, this is an utterly comprehensive, insightful chronicle...
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Hope: Entertainer of the Century

Richard Zoglin · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Revelatoryfascinating The New York Times The first definitive biography of Bob Hope, featuring exclusive and extensive reporting that makes the persuasive case that he was the most important entertainer of the twentieth century. With his topical jokes and his all-American, brash-but-cowardly...
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The Nine of Us: Growing Up Kennedy

Jean Kennedy Smith · Harper
Pages: 262
Format: Print book

In this evocative and affectionate memoir, Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith, the last surviving child of Joe and Rose Kennedy, offers an intimate and illuminating look at a time long ago when she and her siblings, guided by their parents, laughed and learned a great deal under one roof.Prompted...
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Even This I Get to Experience

Norman Lear · Penguin Press; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

"This is, flat out, one of the best Hollywood memoirs ever written ... An absolute treasure." --Booklist (STARRED)In my ninety-plus years I've lived a multitude of lives. In the course of all these lives, I had a front-row seat at the birth of television; wrote, produced,...
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Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild

James Campbell · Crown Publishers
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

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 a summer...
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Joe and Marilyn: Legends in Love

C. David Heymann · Emily Bestler Books/Atria
Pages: 438
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Bobby and Jackie comes the riveting, true story of the passionate, volatile relationship between baseball great Joe DiMaggio and Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe.When Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe eloped in January of 1954, they became an international...
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I still believe a memoir

Jeremy Camp · Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Format: eBook

Christian recording artist Jeremy Camp has written songs that have touched millions of lives. His lyrics reveal a heart that's been broken and a faith that has been tested and restored.In I Still Believe , Jeremy shares, with unflinching candor and emotion, the extraordinary story behind...
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The Essential Bernie Sanders and His Vision for America

Jonathan Tasini · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 162
Format: Print book

Meet the essential Bernie Sanders -- an authentic and uncompromising champion of the people. Independent United States Senator Bernie Sanders -- with a thirty-five-year career in public service, first as Burlington, Vermont's mayor, then as Vermont's sole representative to Congress, and currently...
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Mary Wells: The Tumultuous Life of Motown's First Superstar

Peter Benjaminson · Mary Wells: The Tumultuous Life of Motown's First Superstar
Format: Book

Complete with never-before-revealed details about the sex, violence, and drugs in her life, this biography reveals the incredibly turbulent life of Motown artist Mary Wells. Based in part on four hours of previously unreleased and unpublicized deathbed interviews with Wells, this account...
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