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This Is Me: Loving the Person You Are Today

CHRISSY METZ · Dey Street Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A prescriptive and inspirational book of life lessons from the Emmy Award-nominee and breakout star of television's #1 hit show, NBC's This Is Us.Debuting in fall 2016, This Is Us quickly became America's most watched - and most talked about - network television show. Within weeks of its premier,...
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THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISATORY

CIVIL RIGHTS FEATS AND FACTS · THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISATORY Hardcover – 2013
Format: Print book

One volume of The Complete Encyclopedia of African American History.
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My Twenty-Five Years in Provence: Reflections on Then and Now

PETER MAYLE · Knopf
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

The beloved author Peter Mayle, champion of all things Provence, here in a final volume of all new writing, offers vivid recollections from his twenty-five years in the South of France--lessons learned, culinary delights enjoyed, and changes observed.Twenty-five years ago, Peter Mayle and his wife,...
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The Monk of Mokha

Dave Eggers · Knopf
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of The Circle and What Is the What, the true story of a young Yemeni-American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war.Mokhtar Alkhanshali grew up in San Francisco,...
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Sully: My Search for What Really Matters

Chesley B Sullenberger · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Now a major motion picture from Clint Eastwood, starring Tom Hanks - the inspirational autobiography by one of the most captivating American heroes of our time, Capt. 'Sully' Sullenberger - the pilot who miraculously landed a crippled US Airways Flight 1549 in New York's Hudson River, saving...
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Papi: My Story

David Ortiz · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: eBook

An entertaining, unfiltered memoir by one of the game's greatest, most clutch sluggers and beloved personalities David "Big Papi" Ortiz is a baseball icon and one of the most popular figures ever to play the game. As a key part of the Boston Red Sox for 14 years, David has helped...
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A Tale of Two Murders: Guilt, Innocence, and the Execution of Edith Thompson

Laura Thompson · Pegasus Books
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A riveting account of the notorious "Ilford murder" by the New York Times bestselling author of The SixThe death penalty is never without its ethical conflicts or moral questions. Never more so than when the person being led to the gallows may very well be innocent of the actual...
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No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America

DARNELL L MOORE · Nation Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From a leading journalist and activist comes a brave, beautifully wrought memoir.When Darnell Moore was fourteen years old, three boys from his neighborhood tried to set him on fire. They cornered him while he was walking home from school, harassed him because they assumed he was gay, and poured...
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The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers

MAXWELL KING · Abrams Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Fred Rogers (1928-2003) was an enormously influential figure in the history of television and in the lives of tens of millions of children. As the creator and star of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, he was a champion of compassion, equality, and kindness. Rogers was fiercely devoted to children...
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A Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun: The Life & Legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks

ANGELA JACKSON · Beacon Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A retrospective on the cultural and political force of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Gwendolyn Brooks, in celebration of her one hundredth birthdayGwendolyn Brooks is one of the American literary icons of the twentieth century. Mentored by Langston Hughes and Richard Wright from a young age,...
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In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin

Lindsey Hilsum · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The devastating biography of Marie Colvin, the foremost war reporter of her generation, who was killed in Syria in 2012When Marie Colvin was killed by an IED in Homs, Syria, in 2012, at age fifty-six, the world lost one of its most fearless, accomplished, and iconoclastic war correspondents,...
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The Gatsby Affair: Scott, Zelda, and the Betrayal that Shaped an American Classic

Kendall Taylor · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The romance between F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayre has been celebrated as one of the greatest of the 20th century. From the beginning, their relationship was a tumultuous one, in which the couple's excesses were as widely known as their passion for each other. Despite their love, both...
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The Choice: Embrace the Possible

Edith Eger · Scribner
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A powerful, moving memoir - and a practical guide to healing - written by Dr. Edith Eva Eger, an eminent psychologist whose own experiences as a Holocaust survivor help her treat patients and allow them to escape the prisons of their own minds.Edith Eger was sixteen years old when the Nazis...
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Slow: Simple Living for a Frantic World

Brooke McAlary · Sourcebooks
Pages: 289
Format: Hardcover

Free yourself from the frantic and embrace the joy of slow..."After reading this book, you'll have an amazing list of ingredients that can help you create a meaningful life, too!" -- The Minimalists Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus"Finally, a slow living guide for the imperfect...
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Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret

Craig Brown · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

A witty and profound portrait of the most talked-about English royalShe made John Lennon blush and Marlon Brando tongue-tied. She iced out Princess Diana and humiliated Elizabeth Taylor. Andy Warhol photographed her. Jack Nicholson offered her cocaine. Gore Vidal revered her. Francis Bacon...
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