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Save the Cat! Writes a Novel: The Last Book On Novel Writing You'll Ever Need

Jessica Brody · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

The first novel-writing guide from the best-selling Save the Cat! story-structure series, which reveals the 15 essential plot points needed to make any novel a success.Novelist Jessica Brody presents a comprehensive story-structure guide for novelists that applies the famed Save the Cat!...
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Marooned: Jamestown, Shipwreck, and a New History of America's Origin

Joseph Kelly · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

For readers of Nathaniel Philbrick's Mayflower, a groundbreaking history that makes the case for replacing Plymouth Rock with Jamestown as America's founding myth. We all know the great American origin story. It begins with an exodus. Fleeing religious persecution, the hardworking,...
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American Dialogue: The Founding Fathers and Us

Joseph J Ellis · Knopf
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The award-winning author of Founding Brothers and The Quartet now gives us a deeply insightful examination of the relevance of the views of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams to some of the most divisive issues in America today.The story of history is a ceaseless...
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American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment

Shane Bauer · Penguin Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A ground-breaking and brave inside reckoning with the nexus of prison and profit in America: in one Louisiana prison and over the course of our country's history.In 2014, Shane Bauer was hired for $9 an hour to work as an entry-level prison guard at a private prison in Winnfield, Louisiana....
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Black Klansman: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime

Ron Stallworth · Flatiron Books
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

The extraordinary true story and basis for the major motion picture BlacKkKlansman, written and directed by Spike Lee, produced by Jordan Peele, and starring John David Washington and Adam Driver.When detective Ron Stallworth, the first black detective in the history of the Colorado Springs...
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1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A Life-Changing List

JAMES MUSTICH · Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 960
Format: Hardcover

The ultimate book for book lovers: the 1,000 must-read books across genres and eras, each accompanied by a thought-provoking short essay on why the book is so essential.
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