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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey

The Countess of Carnarvon · Broadway Paperbacks
Pages: 353
Format: Paperback

Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the setting for Julian Fellowes's Emmy Award-winning PBS show Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Catherine Wendell. In this transporting companion piece to the New York...
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Who Killed These Girls?: Cold Case: The Yogurt Shop Murders

Beverly Lowry · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From the author of Crossed Over, another masterful account of a horrible crime: the murder of four girls, countless other ruined lives, and the evolving complications of the justice system that frustrated the massive attempts--for twenty-five years now--to find and punish those who committed...
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They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan

Benjamin Ajak · PublicAffairs
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Christopher Award WinnerLos Angeles Times BestsellerWashington Post Top 100 Books of the Year SelectionA stunning literary survival story of three young Sudanese boys, two brothers and a cousin - hailed by the Los Angeles Times as a "moving, beautifully written account, by turns warm...
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Daughters of the Winter Queen: Four Remarkable Sisters, the Crown of Bohemia, and the Enduring Legacy of Mary, Queen of Scots

Nancy Goldstone · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

The riveting story of four unforgettable sisters and their glamorous mother, Elizabeth Stuart, granddaughter of Mary, Queen of ScotsElizabeth Stuart's life was transformed when her father, James I, ascended to the illustrious throne of England. Her marriage to a German count far below her rank...
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Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868

Cokie Roberts · Harper
Format: Hardcover

In this engrossing and informative companion to her New York Times bestsellers Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty, Cokie Roberts marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War by offering a riveting look at Washington, D.C. and the experiences, influence, and contributions of its women...
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The Axeman of New Orleans: The True Story

Miriam C Davis · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 306
Format: Print book

From 1910 to 1919, New Orleans suffered at the hands of its very own Jack the Ripper-style killer. The story has been the subject of websites, short stories, novels, a graphic novel, and most recently the FX television series American Horror Story. But the full story of gruesome murders,...
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Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs

Douglas Smith · Farrar
Pages: 832
Format: Print book

On the centenary of the death of Rasputin comes a definitive biography that will dramatically change our understanding of this fascinating figureA hundred years after his murder, Rasputin continues to excite the popular imagination as the personification of evil. Numerous biographies, novels,...
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Why?: Explaining the Holocaust

Peter Hayes · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

A bold new exploration that answers the most commonly asked questions about the Holocaust.Despite the outpouring of books, movies, museums, memorials, and courses devoted to the Holocaust, a coherent explanation of why such ghastly carnage erupted from the heart of civilized Europe in the twentieth...
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Hunter Killer: Inside America's Unmanned Air War

T. Mark Mccurley · Dutton
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The first-ever inside look at the US military's secretive Remotely Piloted Aircraft program - equal parts techno-thriller, historical account, and war memoirRemotely piloted aircraft (RPA) , commonly referred to by the media as drones, are a mysterious and headline-making tool in the military's...
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Black Dahlia, Red Rose: The Crime, Corruption, and Cover-Up of America's Greatest Unsolved Murder

Piu Marie Eatwell · Liveright
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

With startling new evidence, this gripping reexamination of the Black Dahlia murder offers a definitive theory of a quintessential American crime.Los Angeles, 1947. A housewife out for a walk with her baby notices a cloud of black flies buzzing ominously in Leimert Park. An "unsightly...
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No Hero: The Evolution of a Navy Seal

Mark Owen · New American Library
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

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...
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Bossier Parish

Clifton D. Cardin · Arcadia Publishing
Format: Book

From the early settlers who developed farming communities to scandalous murderers who committed crimes that devastated residents, Bossier Parish has entertained a unique existence. Within these pages, discover the dying communities of rural Bossier Parish as well as the development of Louisiana's...
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Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet

Claire Lisa Evans · Portfolio
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The history of technology you probably know is one of men and machines, garages and riches, alpha nerds and brogrammers. But the little-known fact is that female visionaries have always been at the vanguard of technology and innovation--they've just been erased from the story. Until now.Women...
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The Age of Caesar: Five Roman Lives

Plutarch. · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 393
Format: Print book

A brilliant new translation of five of history's greatest lives from Plutarch, the inventor of biography.Pompey, Caesar, Cicero, Brutus, Antony: the names resonate across thousands of years. Major figures in the civil wars that brutally ended the Roman republic, their lives still haunt...
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