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Freezing People Is

Robert F Nelson · Lyons Press,
Pages: 246
Format: Print book

Bob Nelson was no ordinary T.V. repairman. One day he discovered a book that ultimately changed his entire life trajectory --The Prospect of Immortality by Professor Robert Ettinger. From it, he learned about cryonics: a process in which the body temperature is lowered during the beginning...
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American Indian Stories of Success: New Visions of Leadership in Indian Country

Gerald E. Gipp Ph.D. · Praeger
Pages: 343
Format: Hardcover

For the first time, American Indian leadership theory is connected with practice. Featuring 24 perspectives, this book provides the most comprehensive look at contemporary American Indian leadership ever published.Provides tribal perspectives offered by 24 American Indian authors ranging...
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Reagan at Reykjavik: Forty-Eight Hours That Ended the Cold War

Kenneth L Adelman · Harpercollins
Pages: 375
Format: Hardcover

The dramatic, first-hand account of the historic 1986 Reagan-Gorbachev summit in Iceland - the definitive weekend that was the key turning point in the Cold War - by President Reagan's arms control director, Ken Adelman.In October 1986, Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev met for a forty-eight-hour...
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Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons

Mathew Klickstein · HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
Pages: 1
Format: Audiobook

In celebration of The Simpsons thirtieth anniversary, the show's longest-serving writer and producer offers a humorous look at the writing and making of the legendary Fox series that has become one of the most revered artistic achievements in television history

Four-time...

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Street Poison: The Biography of Iceberg Slim

Justin Gifford · Doubleday Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The first and definitive biography of one of America's bestselling, notorious, and influential writers of the twentieth century: Iceberg Slim, né Robert Beck, author of the multimillion-copy memoir Pimp and such equally popular novels as Trick Baby and Mama Black Widow. From a career...
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If I Could Tell You Just One Thing . . .: Encounters with Remarkable People and Their Most Valuable Advice

Richard Reed · Chronicle Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

If I Could Tell You Just One Thing . . . curates invaluable wisdom from 50 of today's most remarkable, diverse, and influential voices in an engaging collection of profiles. Paired with a specially commissioned pen-and-ink portrait, each essay and its illuminating nugget of life advice...
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Girl in the Dark: A Memoir

Anna Lyndsey · Doubleday
Format: Kindle Edition

"Anna was living a normal life. She was ambitious and worked hard; she had just bought an apartment; she was falling in love. But then she started to develop worrying symptoms: her face felt like it was burning whenever she was in front of the computer. Soon this progressed to an intolerance...
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My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues

PAMELA PAUL · HENRY HOLT
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Imagine keeping a record of every book you ever read. What would those titles say about you? With humor and warmth, the editor of The New York Times Book Review shares the stories that have shaped her lifeFor twenty-eight years, Pamela Paul has been keeping a diary that records the books...
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Lead with Humility: 12 Leadership Lessons from Pope Francis

Jeffrey A. Krames · AMACOM
Format: Hardcover

When Fortune announced its list of the World's Greatest Leaders, the top spot was awarded - not to a captain of industry - but to the new pontiff. In the year since his election, Pope Francis earned that accolade...and more. He has achieved the remarkable: breathed life into an aging...
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Pat and Dick: The Nixons, An Intimate Portrait of a Marriage

Will Swift · Threshold Editions
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

Shortlisted for the 2015 Plutarch Award for Best Biography, "the most humanizing portrait of the Nixons we're likely to have" (Douglas Brinkley) is a sweeping depiction of the turbulent fifty-three-year marriage of Richard and Pat Nixon.When Americans remember the controversial...
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Ruth and Billy Graham: The Legacy of a Couple

Hanspeter NuÌ?esch · Baker Books, 2014.
Pages: 378
Format: Print book

No one has preached the gospel to more people than evangelist Billy Graham. But behind this exceptional man is an equally exceptional woman who made his global ministry possible. Through her love, support, prayers, and personal ministry, Ruth helped shape the ten core values that have been...
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Year of the Cow: How 420 Pounds of Beef Built a Better Life for One American Family

Jared Stone · Flatiron Books
Format: Hardcover

This is the story of a man, a cow, and a question: What am I eating? After realizing he knew more about television on his wall than the food on his plate, award-winning TV producer and amateur chef Jared Stone buys 420 pounds of beef directly from a rancher and embarks on a hilarious and inspiring...
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The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames

Kai Bird · Random House Inc
Pages: 430
Format: Hardcover

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird's compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history - a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West. On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded...
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Crucible of Command: Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee--The War They Fought, the Peace They Forged

William C. Davis · Da Capo Press
Format: Hardcover

They met in person only four times, yet these two men - Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee - determined the outcome of America's most divisive war and cast larger-than-life shadows over their reunited nation. They came from vastly different backgrounds: Lee from a distinguished family...
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