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Eve of a Hundred Midnights: The Star-Crossed Love Story of Two WWII Correspondents and their Epic Escape Across the Pacific

Bill Lascher · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The unforgettable true story of two married journalists on an island-hopping run for their lives across the Pacific after the Fall of Manila during World War II - a saga of love, adventure, and danger.On New Year's Eve, 1941, just three weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese...
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Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to the Presidency

Dan Abrams · Hanover Square
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The true story of Abraham Lincoln's last murder trial, a strange case in which he had a deep personal involvement - and which was played out in the nation's newspapers as he began his presidential campaign.At the end of the summer of 1859, twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went...
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Unmasked

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Published to coincide with his seventieth birthday, a memoir by revered, award-winning composer, producer, and impresario of some of the most recognized musicals in the history of theater, including The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, and Evita. In Unmasked, internationally acclaimed composer...
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The Reckoning: Death and Intrigue in the Promised Land---A True Detective Story

Patrick Bishop · Harper; First U.S. Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

One of Britain's most renowned military historians revisits a controversial murder: that of Zionist leader Avraham Stern, head of Israel's notorious Stern Gang, in Tel Aviv during WWII.Militant Zionist Avraham Stern believed he was destined to be the Jewish liberator of British...
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American Sniper

Chris Kyle · Harper; Mti edition
Format: Print book

Now a major motion pictureFrom 1999 to 2009, U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. His fellow American warriors, whom he protected with deadly accuracy from rooftops and stealth positions during the Iraqi War, called him The Legend...
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So Much Things to Say: The Oral History of Bob Marley

ROGER STEFFENS · W W NORTON
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

The definitive oral history of Bob Marley by one of the world's foremost reggae scholars. Bob Marley's life is the stuff of legend. Raised in the slums of Kingston, Jamaica, Marley (1945-1981) wrote songs that inspired millions. So Much Things to Say tells Marley's life story like never...
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Out of the Woods: A Memoir of Wayfinding

Lynn Darling · HarperTorch
Pages: 270
Format: Hardcover

Combining the soul-baring insight of Wild, the profound wisdom of Shop Class as Soulcraft, and the adventurous spirit of Eat, Pray, Love: Lynn Darling's powerful, lyrical memoir of self-discovery, full of warmth and wry humor, Out of the Woods.When her college-bound daughter leaves...
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Texas Blood: Seven Generations Among the Outlaws, Ranchers, Indians, Missionaries, Soldiers, and Smugglers of the Borderlands

Roger D Hodge · Knopf
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Ian Frazier's Great Plains, and as vivid as the work of Cormac McCarthy, an intoxicating, singularly illuminating history of the Texas borderlands from their settlement through seven generations of Roger D. Hodge's ranching family. What brought the author's family to Texas?...
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Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets

Luke Dittrich · Random House
Pages: 440
Format: Print book

"Oliver Sacks meets Stephen King"* in this propulsive, haunting journey into the life of the most studied human research subject of all time, the amnesic known as Patient H.M., a man who forever altered our understanding of how memory works - and whose treatment raises deeply...
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Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo

Anjan Sundaram · Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

In the powerful travel-writing tradition of Ryszard Kapuscinski and V.S. Naipaul, a haunting memoir of a dangerous and disorienting year of self-discovery in one of the world's unhappiest countries.
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St. Paul: The Apostle We Love to Hate

Karen Armstrong · New Harvest
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

St. Paul is known throughout the world as the first Christian writer, authoring fourteen of the twenty-seven books in the New Testament. But as Karen Armstrong demonstrates in St. Paul: The Apostle We Love to Hate, he also exerted a more significant influence on the spread of Christianity...
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After Andy: Adventures in Warhol Land

NATASHA FRASER · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

After Andy is Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni's experience of working in Andy Warhol's studio and Interview magazine, and explores Warhol's impact on the art world, pop culture, society, and fashion - and how his iconic status gave rise to some of our most influential tastemakers today. Natasha...
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The Dawn Prayer

MATTHEW SCHRIER · BenBella Books
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

"What is your name?" asked General Mohammad. "Matthew," I said. I had stopped saying Matt a while ago because it means 'dead' in Arabic. On New Year's Eve in 2012, Matthew Schrier was headed home from Syria, where he'd been photographing the intense...
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My Lost Brothers: The Untold Story by the Yarnell Hill Fire's Lone Survivor

Brendan McDonough · Hachette Books
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

A gripping first-person account by the sole survivor of Arizona's disastrous 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire, which took the lives of 19 "hotshots"--firefighters trained specifically to battle wildfires. Brendan McDonough was on the verge of becoming a hopeless, inveterate heroin addict...
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Updike

Adam Begley · HarperCollins Canada, Limited
Pages: 558
Format: Hardcover

Updike is Adam Begley's masterful, much-anticipated biography of one of the most celebrated figures in American literature: Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Updike - a candid, intimate, and richly detailed look at his life and work.In this magisterial biography, Adam Begley offers...
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