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Women of the Blue and Gray: True Stories of Mothers, Medics, Soldiers, and Spies of the Civil War

Marianne Monson · Shadow Mountain
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Hidden amongst the photographs, uniforms, revolvers, and war medals of the Civil War are the remarkable stories of some of the most unlikely heroes--women. North, South, black, white, Native American, immigrant--the women in these micro-drama biographies are wives, mothers, sisters, and friends...
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Dream Weaver: A Memoir; Music, Meditation, and My Friendship with George Harrison

Gary Wright · Tarcher
Format: Hardcover

Music legend Gary Wright reflects on his professional collaboration, friendship, and spiritual journey with "quiet Beatle" George Harrison, and releases for the first time a recording of a song they wrote together. Best known for his multiplatinum hits "Dream Weaver"...
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Finding the Words: Talking Children Through the Tough Times

Rosaleen McElvaney · Veritas
Pages: 142
Format: Print book

Fostering good channels of communication with our children is an essential aspect of parenting, but it can often be challenging. In Finding the Words, psychotherapist Rosaleen McElvaney offers a practical, clear-sighted, and thorough guide for parents and guardians who want to build confidence...
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We Are the Ants

Shaun David Hutchinson · Simon Pulse
Pages: 451
Format: Hardcover

From the "author to watch" (Kirkus Reviews) of The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley comes a brand-new novel about a teenage boy who must decide whether or not the world is worth saving.Henry Denton has spent years being periodically abducted by aliens. Then the aliens give him an ultimatum:...
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West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776

Claudio Saunt · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

This panoramic account of 1776 chronicles the other revolutions unfolding that year across North America, far beyond the British colonies. In 1776, Thomas Paine published Common Sense, the Continental Congress declared independence, and Washington crossed the Delaware. We are familiar with...
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Cracking the Particle Code of the Universe

John W Moffat · Oxford University Press
Pages: 232
Format: Print book

Among the current books that celebrate the discovery of the Higgs boson, Cracking the Particle Code of the Universe is a rare objective treatment of the subject. The book is an insider's behind-the-scenes look at the arcane, fascinating world of theoretical and experimental particle physics...
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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2017: Special Anniversary Edition

Old Farmer'S Almanac. · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

What is 225 years old yet always of the moment? The Old Farmer's Almanac! America's oldest continuously published periodical, beloved by generations for being "useful, with a pleasant degree of humor," celebrates its unique history with a special edition and more readers...
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Canyon Ranch 30 Days to a Better Brain: A Groundbreaking Program for Improving Your Memory, Concentration, Mood, and Overall Well-Being

Richard H Carmona · Atria Books, 2014.
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

"In this user-friendly guide, Dr. Richard Carmona gives specific, practical advice about optimizing brain function based on the best scientific evidence. I recommend it." (Andrew Weil, author of Healthy Aging and True Food).Synthesizing the cognitive science behind memory, sleep,...
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Hiding in the Light: Why I Risked Everything to Leave Islam and Follow Jesus

Rifqa Bary · WaterBrook Press
Format: Hardcover

"After four years of hiding my faith from my family, I knew that it was time. I wrote with shaky hands, 'Jesus Christ is my Lord and Savior. I refuse to deny him ... .' There was no turning back now. I had to get out of that house if I wanted to live. Was this worth risking...
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Tribe On Homecoming and Belonging.

Junger Sebastian · Twelve
Pages: 168
Format: Print book

We have a strong instinct to belong to small groups defined by clear purpose and understanding--"tribes." This tribal connection has been largely lost in modern society, but regaining it may be the key to our psychological survival. Decades before the American Revolution, Benjamin...
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The Broken and the Whole: Discovering Joy after Heartbreak

Charles S. Sherman · Scribner
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A wise, uplifting memoir about a rabbi's search for understanding and his discovery of hope and joy after his young son suffered acatastrophic brain-stem stroke that left him a quadriplegic and dependent on a ventilator for each breath As a young, ambitious rabbi at one of New York's...
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Daring: My Passages: A Memoir

Gail Sheehy · William Morrow; Hardcover Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The author of the classic New York Times bestseller Passages returns with her inspiring memoir—a chronicle of her trials and triumphs as a groundbreaking girl journalist in the 1960s, to iconic guide for women and men seeking to have it all, to one of the premier political profilers of modern...
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The Best Team Money Can Buy: The Los Angeles Dodgers' Wild Struggle to Build a Baseball Powerhouse

Molly Knight · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"From the outside looking in, the Dodgers have been a bubbling cauldron of personality, talent and moods, with the occasional dollop of jealousy. In The Best Team Money Can Buy, it's as if Molly Knight ushers you behind the closed clubhouse doors to see it for yourself." - Buster...
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