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The Scientist and the Spy: A True Story of China, the FBI, and Industrial Espionage

Mara Hvistendahl · Riverhead Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A riveting true story of industrial espionage in which a Chinese-born scientist is pursued by the U.S. government for trying to steal trade secrets, by a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in nonfiction. In September 2011, sheriff's deputies in Iowa encountered three ethnic Chinese men near...
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The Last Negroes at Harvard: The Class of 1963 and the 18 Young Men Who Changed Harvard Forever

Kent Garrett · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of the Harvard class of '63, whose Black students fought to create their own identities on the cusp between integration and affirmative action.In the fall of 1959, Harvard recruited an unprecedented eighteen "Negro" boys as an early form of affirmative action....
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Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster

Adam Higginbotham · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

Journalist Adam Higginbotham's definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster - and a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of one of the twentieth century's greatest disasters.

Early in the morning...
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The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America

Greg Grandin · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From a Pulitzer Prize finalist, a new and eye-opening interpretation of the meaning of the frontier, from early westward expansion to Trump's border wall.

Ever since this nation's inception, the idea of an open and ever-expanding frontier has been central to American identity....

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Walking the Old Road: A People's History of Chippewa City and the Grand Marais Anishinaabe

Drouillard, Staci Lola

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The Bourbon King

Bob Batchelor · Center Point Pub
Pages: 500
Format: Large Print

Love, murder, political intrigue, mountains of cash, and rivers of bourbon . . . The tale of George Remus is a grand spectacle and a lens into the dark heart of Prohibition. Yes, Congress gave teeth to Prohibition in October 1919, but the law didn't stop George Remus from amassing a fortune...
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