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Bella's Gift: How One Little Girl Transformed Our Family and Inspired a Nation
Bella's Gift: How One Little Girl Transformed Our Family and Inspired a Nation

Rick Santorum · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Rick and Karen Santorum's inspiring story of life with Bella, their special-needs youngest child Four days after Rick and Karen Santorum welcomed their eighth baby into the world they were given the devastating news that their little girl, Bella, was going to die. The full story of life...
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The Black Calhouns: From Civil War to Civil Rights with One African American Family
The Black Calhouns: From Civil War to Civil Rights with One African American Family

Gail Lumet Buckley · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 353
Format: Print book

In The Black Calhouns, Gail Lumet Buckley - daughter of actress Lena Horne - delves deep into her family history, detailing the experiences of an extraordinary African-American family from Civil War to Civil Rights.Beginning with her great-great grandfather Moses Calhoun, a house slave...
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18 and Life on Skid Row
18 and Life on Skid Row

Sebastian Bach · HarperCollins Publishers 2015.
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

18 And Life on Skid Row tells the story of a boy who spent his childhood moving from Freeport, Bahamas to California and finally to Canada and who at the age of eight discovered the gift that would change his life. Throughout his career, Sebastian Bach has sold over twenty million records...
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The Hospital Always Wins: A Memoir
The Hospital Always Wins: A Memoir

Issa Ibrahim · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 279
Format: Print book

Issa Ibrahim's memoir details in searing prose his development of severe mental illness leading to a horrific family tragedy, his acquittal by reason of insanity, and his subsequent commission to a mental hospital for nearly twenty years. Raised in an idyllic creative environment,...
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James Madison: A Life Reconsidered
James Madison: A Life Reconsidered

Lynne Cheney · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 564
Format: Hardcover

A major new biography of the fourth president of the United States by New York Times bestselling author Lynne Cheney This majestic new biography of James Madison explores the astonishing story of a man of vaunted modesty who audaciously changed the world. Among the Founding Fathers, Madison...
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Getting Life: An Innocent Man's 25-Year Journey from Prison to Peace
Getting Life: An Innocent Man's 25-Year Journey from Prison to Peace

Michael Morton · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

He spent twenty-five years in prison for a crime he did not commit. He lost his wife, his son, and his freedom. This is the story of how Michael Morton finally got justice—and a second chance at life. On August 13, 1986, just one day after his thirty-second birthday, Michael Morton went...
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The Witness Wore Red: The 19th Wife Who Brought Polygamous Cult Leaders to Justice
The Witness Wore Red: The 19th Wife Who Brought Polygamous Cult Leaders to Justice

Rebecca Musser · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

Rebecca Musser grew up in fear, concealing her family's polygamous lifestyle from the "dangerous" outside world. Covered head-to-toe in strict, modest clothing, she received a rigorous education at Alta Academy, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints'...
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Undercover brother.
Undercover brother.

Eddie Huang · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 218
Format: Print book

"Fresh Off the Boat was Huang's story of growing up in his wild family as a first-generation Chinese-American in the comically hostile world of suburban America; a rejection of the typical narrative of assimilation, it was a rallying cry for cultural integrity. But as he entered adulthood...
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Noble Savages: My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes -- the Yanomamo and the Anthropologists
Noble Savages: My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes -- the Yanomamo and the Anthropologists

Napoleon A. Chagnon · Simon & Schuster; 1st Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT SCIENTIFIC MEMOIRS OF OUR TIME When Napoleon Chagnon arrived in Venezuela’s Amazon region in 1964 to study the Yanomamö Indians, one of the last large tribal groups still living in isolation, he expected to find Rousseau’s “noble savages,”...
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Waking from the Dream: The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Waking from the Dream: The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr.

David L Chappell · Random House
Pages: 249
Format: Hardcover

The author of A Stone of Hope, called "one of the three or four most important books on the civil rights movement" by The Atlantic Monthly, turns his attention to the years after Martin Luther King's assassination - and provides a sweeping history of the struggle to keep the civil...
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The Burning of the White House: James and Dolley Madison and the War of 1812
The Burning of the White House: James and Dolley Madison and the War of 1812

Jane Hampton Cook · Regnery History
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

It's unimaginable today, even for a generation that saw the Twin Towers fall and the Pentagon attacked. It's unimaginable because in 1814 enemies didn't fly overhead, they marched through the streets; and for 26 hours in August, the British enemy marched through Washington, D.C. and set fire...
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Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir of Food and Love from an American Midwest Family
Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir of Food and Love from an American Midwest Family

Kathleen Flinn · Viking
Format: Hardcover

A delicious memoir from the author of The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry  A family history with recipes, Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good offers a flavorful tale spanning three generations as Flinn returns to the mix of food and memoir readers loved in her New York Times best-seller...
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Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage
Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage

Jeffrey Frank · Simon & Schuster; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon had a political and private relationship that lasted nearly twenty years, a tie that survived hurtful slights, tense misunderstandings, and the distance between them in age and temperament. Yet the two men brought out the best and worst in each other,...
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Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva
Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva

Rosemary Sullivan · Harper
Format: Hardcover

The award-winning author of Villa Air-Bel returns with a painstakingly researched, revelatory biography of Svetlana Stalin, a woman fated to live her life in the shadow of one of history's most monstrous dictators - her father, Josef Stalin.Born in the early years of the Soviet Union,...
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The Curse of Beauty: The Tragic Life of Audrey Munson, America's First Supermodel
The Curse of Beauty: The Tragic Life of Audrey Munson, America's First Supermodel

James Bone · Regan Arts
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A riveting, scandal-filled biography of the most famous nude model in America, Audrey Munson (1891-1996) whose beauty brought her extraordinary success and great tragedy.This is a book about a naked woman, once the most famous nude in America. It is a story of the extraordinary success...
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