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South of Forgiveness: A True Story of Rape and Responsibility

Thordis Elva · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

One ordinary spring morning in Reykjavik, Iceland, Thordis Elva kisses her son and partner goodbye before boarding a plane to do a remarkable thing: fly seven thousand miles to South Africa to confront the man who raped her when she was just sixteen. Meanwhile, in Sydney, Australia, Tom Stranger...
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The Common Good

Robert B Reich · Knopf
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Saving Capitalism and The Work of Nations, a passionate, clear-eyed manifesto on why we must restore the idea of the common good to the center of our economics and politics.With the warmth and lucidity that have made him one of our most important public voices,...
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A History of the United States in Five Crashes: Stock Market Meltdowns That Defined a Nation

SCOTT NATIONS · William Morrow
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In this absorbing, smart, and accessible blend of economic and cultural history in the vein of the works of Michael Lewis and Andrew Ross Sorkin, a financial executive and CNBC contributor examines the five most significant stock market crashes in the United States over the past century,...
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Created to be His Help Meet: Discover How God Can Make Your Marriage Glorious

Debi Pearl · No Greater Joy Ministries
Pages: 294
Format: Book

Somewhere over the passing years and changing culture, women have lost their way. This book is written to lead them back home. Regardless of how you began your marriage or how dark and lonely the path that has brought you to where you are now, I want you to know that it is possible today...
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Oh Florida! : how America's weirdest state influences the rest of the country

Craig Pittman · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

Oh, Florida! That name. That combination of sounds. Three simple syllables, and yet packing so many mixed messages. To some people, it's a paradise. To others, it's a punchline. As Oh, Florida! shows, it's both of these - and, more importantly, it's a Petri dish, producing trends that end up influencing...
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Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southwest

Trisha Shirey · Timber Press
Format: Book

There is nothing more regionally specific than vegetable gardeningwhat to plant, when to plant it, and when to harvest are decisions based on climate, weather, and first frost. The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southwest, by regional expert Trisha Shirey, focuses on the unique...
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The Heritage: Black Athletes, a Divided America, and the Politics of Patriotism

HOWARD BRYANT · Beacon Press
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

Following in the footsteps of Robeson, Ali, Robinson and others, today's Black athletes re-engage with social issues and the meaning of American patriotismFor most of the twentieth century, "No News on the Sports Page" governed how sports were played and perceived in America....
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Know It All Jazz: The 50 Crucial Concepts, Styles, and Performers, Each Explained in Under a Minute

Dave Gelly · Wellfleet Press
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

For non-aficionados, jazz can be slippery and difficult to grasp. Jazz can leave a novice baffled, unsure how to listen, and with the question "How is it that they know what to play?"Know-It-All Jazz takes readers from the African-American roots and all the way to the global mix of styles...
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Frommer's EasyGuide to San Francisco

ERIKA LENKERT · FrommerMedia
Pages: 316
Format: Paperback

Compact enough to carry and completely up-to-date, Frommer's EasyGuide to San Francisco takes you from world-famous bridges to hopping restaurants to evocative historic sights and everywhere in between. Frommer's local author Erika Lenkert knows every inch of the city and she's not afraid...
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The United States Government Manual 2017

NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION. · Bernan Press
Pages: 610
Format: Paperback

Known as the official handbook of the federal government, this annual resource provides comprehensive information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches, as well as quasi-official agencies, international organizations in which the United States participates,...
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American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World

DAVID BARON · Liveright
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Richly illustrated and meticulously researched, American Eclipse ultimately depicts a young nation that looked to the skies to reveal its towering ambition and expose its latent genius.On a scorching July afternoon in 1878, at the dawn of the Gilded Age, the moon's shadow descended on the American...
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Letters to Memory

Karen Tei Yamashita · Coffee House Press
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

Praise for Karen Tei Yamashita:"It's a stylistically wild ride, but it's smart, funny and entrancing." - NPR"Fluid and poetic as well as terrifying." - New York Times Book ReviewWith delightful plays of voice and structure, this is literary fiction at an adventurous,...
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Inside Camp David: The Private World of the Presidential Retreat

Michael Giorgione · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The first insider account, timed to the 75th anniversary of Camp DavidCamp David is American diplomacy's secret weapon. The home of the 2015 GCC and 2012 G8 summits, the 2000 Peace Summit, and the 1978 Peace Accords, the camp has played a vital role in American history over the past century,...
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State Profiles 2016: The Population and Economy of Each U.S. State, Eighth Edition

Hannah M. Anderson · Bernan Press
Pages: 566
Format: Print book

State Profiles 2016: The Population and Economy of Each U.S. State provides a wealth of current, authoritative, and comprehensive data on key demographic and economic indicators for each U.S. state and the District of Columbia. Each state is covered by a compact standardized chapter that...
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Fabergé and the Russian Crafts Tradition: An Empire's Legacy

Margaret Trombly · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A beautifully illustrated book on Russian decorative arts, published to coincide with an exhibition at the Walters Art MuseumThis book gives a fascinating overview of Russian decorative art, revealing a highly accomplished crafts tradition that persisted over nine centuries. It includes...
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