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The Trigger: Narratives of the American Shooter

Daniel J Patinkin · Arcade Publishing
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Six moving profiles reveal the complex realities behind gun violence in the United States. These are the stories of the shooters.In South Carolina, a young man embarks on a life of crime that culminates in a drug-related shooting and decades in prison; in Chicago, an off-duty police officer...
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Expect Great Things: The Life and Search of Henry David Thoreau

Kevin T Dann · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

To coincide with the bicentennial of Thoreau's birth in 2017, this thrilling, meticulous biography by naturalist and historian Kevin Dann fills a gap in our understanding of one modern history's most important spiritual visionaries by capturing the full arc of Thoreau's life as a mystic,...
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Natural Disaster: I Cover Them. I am One.

Ginger Zee · Kingswell
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee pulls back the curtain on her life in Natural Disaster. Ginger grew up in small-town Michigan where she developed an obsession with weather as a young girl. Ginger opens up about her lifelong battle with crippling depression, her romances that range...
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Reagan at Reykjavik: Forty-Eight Hours That Ended the Cold War

Kenneth L Adelman · Harpercollins
Pages: 375
Format: Hardcover

The dramatic, first-hand account of the historic 1986 Reagan-Gorbachev summit in Iceland - the definitive weekend that was the key turning point in the Cold War - by President Reagan's arms control director, Ken Adelman.In October 1986, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev met for a forty-eight-hour...
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Joni on Joni: Interviews and Encounters with Joni Mitchell

Susan Whitall · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Few artists are as intriguing as Joni Mitchell. She was a solidly middle-class, buttoned-up bohemian; an anti-feminist who loved men but scorned free love; a female warrior taking on the male music establishment. She was both the party girl with torn stockings and the sensitive poet.

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The Yellow House

Sarah M. Broom · Grove Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In 1961, Sarah M. Broom's mother Ivory Mae bought a shotgun house in the then-promising neighborhood of New Orleans East and built her world inside of it. It was the height of the Space Race and the neighborhood was home to a major NASA plant -- the postwar optimism seemed assured. Widowed,...

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The Queens of Animation: The Untold Story of the Women Who Transformed the World of Disney and Made Cinematic History

Nathalia Holt · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Rise of the Rocket Girls, the untold story of the women of Walt Disney Studios, who shaped the iconic films that have enthralled generations
Behind the beloved animated films of Walt Disney Studios, which have moved and entertained millions of viewers,...
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Incomparable

Brie Bella · Gallery Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A raw, honest, and revealing co-memoir by Brie and Nikki Bella: twin sisters, WWE Hall of Fame inductees, and stars of the hit E! shows Total Bellas and Total Divas.As twins, the Bellas have always competed. Legend has it that Nikki drop-kicked Brie in the womb so that she could make her grand...
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Riverine: A Memoir from Anywhere but Here

Angela Palm · Graywolf
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Angela Palm grew up in a place not marked on the map, her house set on the banks of a river that had been straightened to make way for farmland. Every year, the Kankakee River in rural Indiana flooded and returned to its old course while the residents sandbagged their homes against the rising...

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Fashion Climbing

BILL CUNNINGHAM · Penguin Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The untold story of a New York City legend's education in creativity and style

For Bill Cunningham, New York City was the land of freedom, glamour, and, above all, style. Growing up in a lace-curtain Irish suburb of Boston, secretly trying on his sister's dresses and spending his evenings...
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