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Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China

Evan Osnos · Farrar, Straus and Giroux; F First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction finalistWinner of the 2014 National Book Award in nonfiction.An Economist Best Book of 2014.A vibrant, colorful, and revelatory inner history of China during a moment of profound transformationFrom abroad, we often see China as a caricature: a nation...
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The Way of the Gun: A Bloody Journey into the World of Firearms

Iain Overton · Harper
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

In this compelling and revelatory book, an investigative journalist explores the lifecycle of the gun - following those who make firearms, sell them, use them, and die by them - with a special emphasis on the United States, to make sense of our complex relationship with these weapons.We...
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The World Encyclopedia of Christmas

Gerry Bowler · McClelland & Stewart; First Edition edition
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

At last, a truly comprehensive look at Christmas and all of its customs with its long history around the world. The World Encyclopedia of Christmas contains articles on the history of Christmas baking, drinking, and merrymaking, and Christmas dramas, music, literature, art, and films. It includes...
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Bunny Mellon: The Life of an American Style Legend

Meryl Gordon · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

A new biography of Bunny Mellon, the style icon and American aristocrat who designed the White House Rose Garden for her friend JFK and served as a living witness to 20th Century American history, operating in the high-level arenas of politics, diplomacy, art and fashion.
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A Simple Government: Twelve Things We Really Need from Washington

Mike Huckabee · Sentinel HC; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

"We need a simple government. Don't get me wrong; I know that many of the nation's problems are highly complex. But I also know that the governing principles that can solve them, if we work together, are simple." Armed with little money but a lot of common sense, former...
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