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Postcards from Cookie: A Memoir of Motherhood, Miracles, and a Whole Lot of Mail

Caroline Clarke - Harper
Format: Hardcover

Award-winning journalist and host of Black "Enterprise" Business Report Caroline Clarke's moving memoir of her surprise discovery of her birthmother - Cookie Cole, the daughter of Nat King Cole - and the relationship that blossomed between them through the heartfelt messages...
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The Luckiest Man: Life with John McCain

Mark Salter - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

A deeply personal and candid remembrance of the late Senator John McCain from one of his closest and most trusted confidants, friends, and political advisors. More so than almost anyone outside of McCain's immediate family, Mark Salter had unparalleled access to and served to influence...
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Enough Already: Learning to Love the Way I Am Today

Valerie Bertinelli - Mariner Books
Format: Hardcover

Valerie Bertinelli shares an inspiring blueprint that offers women in midlife support and hope. She shares personal stories that many women will relate to from her past decade: hitting her fifties, taking care of her dying mother, the evolving relationship with her husband, a career change,...
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South and West: From a Notebook

Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of the National Book Award-winning The Year of Magical Thinking: two extended excerpts from her never-before-seen notebooks--writings that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of a legendary writer. Joan Didion has always kept notebooks:...
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No Hero: The Evolution of a Navy SEAL

Mark Owen - Penguin Audio
Format: Audiobook

The second book by former Navy SEAL Mark Owen, following his multimillion-copy classic about the bin Laden mission No Easy Day, in which he tells the stories from his career that were most personal to him and that made him the operator and the person he is today. While Mark Owens instant...
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The World According to Bob: The Further Adventures of One Man and His Streetwise Cat

James Bowen - St Martins Pr
Format: Hardcover

Bob Fever has swept the globe, with A Street Cat Named Bob vaulting its way to #7 on The New York Times bestseller list in its first week on sale. With rights sold to 27 countries around the globe and a top spot on the British bestseller list for more than a year, this book...
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Braving It: A Father, a Daughter, and an Unforgettable Journey into the Alaskan Wild

James Campbell - Crown Publishers
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...
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Unforgettable: A Son, a Mother, and the Lessons of a Lifetime

Scott Simon - Flatiron Books
Format: Kindle Edition

Instant New York Times BestsellerIn a return to the bighearted storytelling that made him a star NPR correspondent, Simon pays full tribute to the ex-showgirl who...taught her only son to be honest, kind, and entertaining. Be assured, tears will fall.--People Magazine In his poignant,...
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Margaret Thatcher: At Her Zenith: In London, Washington and Moscow

Charles Moore - Knopf Publishing Group
Format: Hardcover

In June 1983 Margaret Thatcher won the biggest increase in a government's parliamentary majority in British electoral history. Over the next four years, as Charles Moore relates in this central volume of his uniquely authoritative biography, Britain's first woman prime minister changed...
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Gaining Ground: A Story Of Farmers' Markets, Local Food, And Saving The Family Farm

Forrest Pritchard - Lyons Press
Format: Paperback

One fateful day in 1996, after discovering that five freight cars worth of glittering corn have reaped a tiny profit of 18.16, young Forrest Pritchard vows to save his familys farm. What ensues--through hilarious encounters with all manner of livestock and colorful local characters--is...
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