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Swansong 1945: A Collective Diary of the Last Days of the Third Reich

Walter Kempowski · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A monumental work of history that captures the last days of the Third Reich as never before.Swansong 1945 chronicles the end of Nazi Germany and World War II in Europe through hundreds of letters, diaries, and autobiographical accounts covering four days that fateful spring: Hitler's...
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American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell

Deborah Solomon · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

Welcome to Rockwell Land, writes Deborah Solomon in the introduction to this spirited and authoritative biography of the painter who provided twentieth-century America with a defining image of itself. As the star illustrator of The Saturday Evening Post for nearly half a century, Norman...
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Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism

Ron Suskind · Hyperion Books
Pages: 358
Format: Hardcover

Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life mostly from animated characters dancing across a screen of color. A fantasy? A nightmare? This is the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, Cornelia....
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Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors: Ann Rule's Crime Files Volume 16

Ann Rule · Pocket Books; a edition
Format: Print book

1 New York Times bestselling author and queen of true crime Ann Rules sixteenth volume in her True Crime Files series, Deadly Neighbors delves into the unsolved case of a billionaires son mysteriously falling off a balcony to his death and more. In July 2011, billionaire Jonah Shacknais...
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Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

John Perkins · Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Pages: 250
Format: Hardcover

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man reveals a game that, according to John Perkins, is "as old as Empire" but has taken on new and terrifying dimensions in an era of globalization. And Perkins should know. For many years he worked for an international consulting firm where his main...
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Running with Scissors: A Memoir

Augusten Burroughs · Picador
Pages: 315
Format: Paperback

The #1 New York Times BestsellerAn Entertainment Weekly Top Ten Book of the YearNow a Major Motion Picture Running with Scissors is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her unorthodox psychiatrist who bore a striking...
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I Know I Am, But What Are You?

Samantha Bee · Gallery Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Candid, outspoken, laugh-out-loud funny essays from the much-loved Samantha Bee, the Most Senior Correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart . Critics have called her "sweet, adorable, and vicious." But there is so much more to be said about Samantha Bee. For one, she's...
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Pontius Pilate: Deciphering a Memory

Aldo Schiavone · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

A world-renowned classicist presents a groundbreaking biography of the man who sent Jesus of Nazareth to the Cross.The Roman prefect Pontius Pilate has been cloaked in rumor and myth since the first century, but what do we actually know of the man who condemned Jesus of Nazareth to the Cross?...
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Can I Say: Living Large, Cheating Death, and Drums, Drums, Drums

Travis Barker · William Morrow
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Travis Barker's soul-baring memoir chronicles the highlights and lowlights of the renowned drummer's art and his life, including the harrowing plane crash that nearly killed him and his traumatic road to recovery - a fascinating never-before-told-in-full story of personal reinvention...
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