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How Schools Work: An Inside Account of Failure and Success from One of the Nation's Longest-Serving Secretaries of Education

ARNE DUNCAN · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From the Secretary of Education under President Obama, an exposé of the status quo that helps maintain a broken system at the expense of our kids' education."Education runs on lies. That's probably not what you'd expect from a former Secretary of Education, but it's...
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Two Paths: America Divided or United

John Kasich · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Two paths.One choice -- the path that exploits anger, encourages resentment, turns fear into hatred and divides people. This path solves nothing, demeans our history, weakens our country and cheapens each of us. It has but one beneficiary and that is to the politician who speaks of it.The...
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An American Summer: Love and Death in Chicago

Alex Kotlowitz · Nan A. Talese
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of There Are No Children Here, a richly textured, heartrending portrait of love and death in Chicago's most turbulent neighborhoods.The numbers are staggering: over the past twenty years in Chicago, 14,033 people have been killed and another roughly 60,000 wounded...
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The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty

Susan Page · Twelve
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A vivid biography of former First Lady Barbara Bush, one of the most influential and under-appreciated women in American political history. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 15.0px; font: 13.3px Times; color: #000000; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000; background-color: #ffffff}...
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The First Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill George Washington

Brad Meltzer · Flatiron Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Taking place during the most critical period of our nation's birth, The First Conspiracy tells a remarkable and previously untold piece of American history that not only reveals George Washington's character, but also illuminates the origins of America's counterintelligence movement that...
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The Complete Guide to Veterans' Benefits: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply

Bruce C Brown · Atlantic Publishing Group Inc; 1 edition
Format: Book

Retiring or being discharged from the military is one of the most trying times for service members. You must leave your military life and training to venture once more into the civilian life, transition into a civilian career, and navigate the waters of life without the military. But the good...
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Poetry and Power: John F. Kennedy's Vision for America

STEPHEN KENNEDY SMITH · Harper
Pages: 493
Format: Hardcover

Published in commemoration of the centennial of President John F. Kennedy's birth, here is the definitive compendium of JFK's most important and brilliant speeches, accompanied by commentary and reflections by leading American and international figures - including Senator Elizabeth Warren,...
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Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower

Henry M Paulson · Twelve, 2015.
Pages: 430
Format: Print book

"NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER"DEALING WITH CHINA takes the reader behind closed doors to witness the creation and evolution and future of China's state-controlled capitalism. " Hank Paulson has dealt with China unlike any other foreigner. As head of Goldman Sachs, Paulson...
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Kushner, Inc.: Greed. Ambition. Corruption. The Extraordinary Story of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump

Vicky Ward · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The first explosive book about Javanka and their infamous rise to powerJared Kushner and Ivanka Trump are the self-styled Prince and Princess of America. Their swift, gilded rise to extraordinary power in Donald Trump's White House is unprecedented, unconstitutional, and dangerous. In Kushner...
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How Democracies Die

STEVE LEVITSKY · Crown
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Comprehensive, enlightening, and terrifyingly timely." - New York Times Book Review"Cool and persuasive... How Democracies Die comes at exactly the right moment." - The Washington PostDonald Trump's presidency has raised a question that many...
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Rediscovering Americanism: And the Tyranny of Progressivism

Mark R. Levin · Threshold Editions
Pages: 259
Format: Hardcover

From #1 New York Times bestselling author and radio host Mark R. Levin comes a searing plea for a return to America's most sacred values.In Rediscovering Americanism, Mark R. Levin revisits the founders' warnings about the perils of overreach by the federal government and concludes that...
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What Unites Us

Dan Rather · Algonquin Books
Pages: 274
Format: Hardcover

"I find myself thinking deeply about what it means to love America, as I surely do." - Dan Rather At a moment of crisis over our national identity, venerated journalist Dan Rather has emerged as a voice of reason and integrity, reflecting on - and writing passionately about - what...
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The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Indian America from 1890 to the Present

DAVID TREUER · Riverhead Books
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping history--and counter-narrative--of Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present.The received idea of Native American history--as promulgated by books like Dee Brown's mega-bestselling 1970 Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee--has been that American Indian history...
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Apps for Librarians: Using the Best Mobile Technology to Educate, Create, and Engage

Nicole Hennig · Libraries Unlimited
Format: Book

Smartphones and other mobile devices that support downloadable applications - universally referred to as "apps" - can be used to foster productivity, conduct research, or read and study. Additionally, savvy librarians can better serve their communities by gaining expertise in mobile...
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No place to hide : Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. surveillance state

Glenn Greenwald · Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

Investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald provides an in-depth look into the National Security Agency scandal that has triggered a national debate over national security and information privacy. With further revelations from documents entrusted to Glenn Greenwald by Edward Snowden himself,...
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