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Tomlinson Hill: The Remarkable Story of Two Families who Share the Tomlinson Name - One White, One Black

Chris Tomlinson · Thomas Dunne Books
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Best Seller!Tomlinson Hill is the stunning story of two families--one white, one black--who trace their roots to a slave plantation that bears their name. Internationally recognized for his work as a fearless war correspondent, award-winning journalist Chris Tomlinson grew...
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Spinster: Making a Life of One's Own

Kate Bolick · Crown
Format: Hardcover

"A single woman considers her life, the life of the bold single ladies who have gone before her, and the long arc of slowly changing attitudes towards women"--
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THE MUSIC BUSINESS AND THE MONKEY BUSINESS: RECOLLECTIONS

Lynn Elgart · Archway Publishing, 2014. ©2014.
Pages: 239
Format: Print book

Offering out-of-the ordinary tales, The Music Business and the Monkey Business by Lynn and Larry Elgart shares a range of experiences and characters. Humorous and bittersweet with gossipy vignettes, it explores the struggling days of the 1940s with the brothers Elgart trying to work...

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Harry partch, hobo composer.

S Andrew Granade · Univ Of Rochester Press
Pages: 351
Format: Print book

Harry Partch (1901-74) was one of the most distinctive and influential American composers of the mid-twentieth century. During the Great Depression, Partch rode the railways, following the fruit harvest across the country. Although he is renowned for his immense stage works, such as Delusion...
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Hell's Princess: The Mystery of Belle Gunness, Butcher of Men

Harold Schechter · Little A
Format: Hardcover

In the pantheon of serial killers, Belle Gunness stands alone. She was the rarest of female psychopaths, a woman who engaged in wholesale slaughter, partly out of greed but mostly for the sheer joy of it. Between 1902 and 1908, she lured a succession of unsuspecting victims to her Indiana...

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Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture

ROXANE GAY · Harper
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Edited and with an introduction by Roxane Gay, the New York Times bestselling and deeply beloved author of Bad Feminist and Hunger, this anthology of first-person essays tackles rape, assault, and harassment head-on.

"Roxane Gay is the brilliant girl-next-door: your best...

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Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume 2 , The Defining Years, 1933-1938

Blanche Wiesen Cook · Viking Adult
Format: Hardcover

Historians, politicians, feminists, critics, and reviewers everywhere have praised Blanche Wiesen Cooks monumental Eleanor Roosevelt as the definitive portrait of this towering female figure of the twentieth century. Now in her long-awaited, majestic second volume, Cook takes readers through...
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HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton

Jonathan Allen · Random House Inc
Pages: 440
Format: Hardcover

The mesmerizing story of Hillary Clinton's political rebirth, based on eyewitness accounts from deep inside her inner circleHillary Clinton's surprising defeat in the 2008 Democratic primary brought her to the nadir of her political career, vanquished by a much younger opponent...
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Into the Gray Zone: A Neuroscientist Explores the Border Between Life and Death

ADRIAN OWEN · Scribner
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In this startling and thought-provoking book, which will remind readers of works by Oliver Sacks and Atul Gawande, a world-renowned neuroscientist reveals his controversial, groundbreaking work with patients whose brains were previously thought vegetative or non-responsive but turn out - in up to 20 percent...
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The World According to Bob: The Further Adventures of One Man and His Streetwise Cat

James Bowen · St Martins Pr
Pages: 286
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...

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Matthew McConaughey: The Biography

Neil Daniels · John Blake
Format: Hardcover

The authoritative biography of one of Hollywoods leading hunksGrowing up in Texas, the youngest of three boys, Matthew McConaughey was known for his good looks and charm. His acting career began with TV commercials, B movies, and low-budget independent films, which included the much respected...
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Born to Run

Bruce Springsteen · Simon & Schuster Audio
Format: Audiobook

"Writing about yourself is a funny business ... But in a project like this, the writer has made one promise, to show the reader his mind. In these pages, I've tried to do this." - Bruce Springsteen, from the pages of Born to Run

In 2009, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street...

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Everybody's Got Something

Robin Roberts · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 357
Format: Hardcover(Large Print)

"Regardless of how much money you have, your race, where you live, what religion you follow, you are going through something. Or you already have or you will. As momma always said, "Everybody's got something. " So begins beloved Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts's...
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In Pieces

Sally Field · Simon & Schuster UK
Pages: 416
Format: eBook

'A memoir as soulful, wryly witty, and lyrical as it is candid and courageous ... Eye-opening and deeply affecting ... Arresting in its dark disclosures, vitality, humour, and grace, Field's deeply felt and beautifully written memoir illuminates the experiences and emotions on which...
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