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Maeve's Times: In Her Own Words

Maeve Binchy · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 385
Format: Paperback

Before she was a bestselling novelist, Maeve Binchy started out as a columnist for The Irish Times. Her articles - focused on the famous and the obscure alike - were filled with the warmth, wit, and keen human interest that readers would come to love in her fiction. From royal weddings...
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Natural Born Heroes: How a Daring Band of Misfits Mastered the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance

Christopher McDougall · Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Pages: 337
Format: Print book

The best-selling author of Born to Run now travels to the Mediterranean, where he discovers that the secrets of ancient Greek heroes are still alive and well on the island of Crete, and ready to be unleashed in the muscles and minds of casual athletes and aspiring heroes everywhere. After...
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The Prayer of Jabez for Teens

Bruce Wilkinson · Echristian
Format: Print book

Today's teenagers are learning to pray, and this tool is for them! The impact of The Prayer of Jabez has been phenomenal -- with reports of changed lives, expanded ministries, and massive spiritual breakthroughs among believers everywhere. Now teens can also receive extravagant blessing...
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The cause of all nations : an international history of the American Civil War

Don Harrison Doyle · Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2015.
Pages: 382
Format: Print book

"When Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in 1863, he had broader aims than simply rallying a war-weary nation. Lincoln realized that the Civil War had taken on a wider significance-that all of Europe and Latin America was watching to see whether the United States, a beleaguered...
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Palestine Speaks: Narratives of Life Under Occupation

Cate Malek · McSweeney's; First Edition edition
Format: Book

The occupation of the West Bank and Gaza has been one of the world’s most widely reported yet least understood human rights crises for over four decades. In this oral history collection, men and women from Palestine—including a fisherman, a settlement administrator, and a marathon...
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Oregon Trail

Rinker Buck · Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Pages: 450
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times bestseller: Rinker Buck's "awe-inspiring ... charming, big-hearted, impassioned ... fun to read" (The Boston Globe) account of traveling the length of the Oregon Trail the old-fashioned way - in a covered wagon with a team of mules.Acclaimed in hardcover...
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The American President: From Teddy Roosevelt to Bill Clinton

William E Leuchtenburg · Oxford University Press, 2015.
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

The American President is an enthralling account of American presidential actions from the assassination of William McKinley in 1901 to Bill Clinton's last night in office in January 2001. William Leuchtenburg, one of the great presidential historians of the century, portrays each of the presidents...
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The Upright Thinkers: The Human Journey from Living in Trees to Understanding the Cosmos

Leonard Mlodinow · Pantheon
Format: Hardcover

A few million years ago, our ancestors came down from the trees and began to stand upright, freeing our hands to create tools and our minds to grapple with the world around us. Leonard Mlodinow takes us on a passionate and inspiring tour through the exciting history of human progress...
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No Hero: The Evolution of a Navy SEAL

Kevin Maurer · Penguin Group US, 2014.
Pages: 294
Format: eBook

The companion volume to the multimillion-copy classic No Easy Day by former Navy SEAL Mark Owen reveals the evolution of a SEAL Team Six operator Mark Owen's instant #1 New York Times bestseller, No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama bin Laden, focused on the high-profile...
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Dirty Wars: The World Is A Battlefield

Jeremy Scahill · Nation Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestsellerNow also an Oscar-nominated documentaryIn Dirty Wars, Jeremy Scahill, author of the New York Times bestseller Blackwater, takes us inside America's new covert wars. The foot soldiers in these battles operate globally and inside the United States with orders...
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The Politics Book

DK Publishing · DK ADULT
Format: Hardcover

From ancient and medieval philosophers such as Confucius and Thomas Aquinas, to revolutionary thought leaders such as Thomas Jefferson and Leon Trotsky, to the voices who have shaped modern politics today — Mao Zedong, Malcolm X, Che Guevara, and more — The Politics Book clearly and simply...
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The Price for Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation

Daina Ramey Berry · Beacon Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Groundbreaking look at slaves as commodities through every phase of life, from birth to death and beyond, in early AmericaThe Price for Their Pound of Flesh is the first book to explore the economic value of enslaved people through every phase of their lives - including from before birth...
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Barron's AP World History, 7th Edition

John McCannon · Barron's
Pages: 493
Format: Print book

With this fully revised and updated guide, students will receive in-depth preparation for the NEW AP World History exam being administered for the first time in May of 2017. This must-have manual includes: Revised strategies for answering highlighting all question typesunit short cut charts...
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