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8 Seconds of Courage: A Soldier's Story from Immigrant to the Medal of Honor

FLO GROBERG · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A story of valor and the making of a hero - Florent Groberg, who grew up in France, emigrated to the US, and was the first immigrant in forty years to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor after he saved many lives by tackling a suicide bomber in Afghanistan.Florent "Flo" Groberg...
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Minority Leader: How to Lead from the Outside and Make Real Change

STACEY ABRAMS · Henry Holt & Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Minority Leader is a guide to harnessing the strengths of being an outsider by Stacey Abrams, slated to become the first black female governor in the U. S. Networking, persistence, and hard work are the crucial ingredients to advancing a career, but for people like Stacey Abrams, and many...
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Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News

BOB SCHIEFFER · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 190
Format: Hardcover

We are in the midst of a communications revolution. We have access to more information than any people in history. But are we more informed or just overwhelmed by so much information we can't process? In Overload, legendary television journalist Bob Schieffer examines today's journalism...
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Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter

Kate Clifford Larson · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

They were the most prominent American family of the twentieth century. The daughter they secreted away made all the difference. Joe and Rose Kennedy's strikingly beautiful daughter Rosemary attended exclusive schools, was presented as a debutante to the Queen of England, and traveled the world...
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The Soul of the First Amendment

Floyd Abrams · Yale University Press
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

A lively and controversial overview by the nation's most celebrated First Amendment lawyer of the unique protections for freedom of speech in America The right of Americans to voice their beliefs without government approval or oversight is protected under what may well be the most honored...
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Ask A North Korean: Defectors Talk About Their Lives Inside the WorldÆs Most Secretive Nation

DANIEL TUDOR · Tuttle Publishing
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Understanding North Korean Through the Eyes of Defectors.The weekly column Ask a North Korean, published by NK News, invites readers from around the world to pose questions to North Korean defectors. By way of these fascinating interviews, the North Koreans themselves provide authentic...
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Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

MICHAEL WOLFF · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, Michael Wolff tells the inside storyof the most controversial presidency of our timeThe first nine months of Donald Trump's term were stormy, outrageous -- and absolutely mesmerizing. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, bestselling...
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Fear: Trump in the White House

BOB WOODWARD · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

THE INSIDE STORY ON PRESIDENT TRUMP, AS ONLY BOB WOODWARD CAN TELL ITWith authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump's White House and precisely how he makes...
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Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

J. D. Vance · Harper Paperbacks
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, a powerful account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working classHillbilly Elegy is a passionate and personal analysis of a culture in crisis - that of white...
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The Fall of Wisconsin: The Conservative Conquest of a Progressive Bastion and the Future of American Politics

DAN KAUFMAN · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The untold story behind the most shocking political upheaval in the country.For more than a century, Wisconsin has been known nationwide for its progressive ideas and government. It famously served as a "laboratory of democracy," a cradle of the labor and environmental movements,...
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The Lost Education of Horace Tate: Uncovering the Hidden Heroes Who Fought for Justice in Schools

VANESSA SIDDLE WALKER · The New Press
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

In the epic tradition of Eyes on the Prize and with the cultural significance of John Lewis's March trilogy, an ambitious and harrowing account of the devoted black educators who battled Southern school segregation and inequalityFor two years an aging Dr. Horace Tate - a former teacher,...
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Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Bondage and Freedom in the City of the Straits

Tiya Miles · The New Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Most Americans believe that slavery was a creature of the South, and that Northern states and territories provided stops on the Underground Railroad for fugitive slaves on their way to Canada. In this paradigm-shifting book, celebrated historian Tiya Miles reveals that slavery was at the heart...
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Beneath a Ruthless Sun: A True Story of Violence, Race, and Justice Lost and Found

GILBERT KING · Riverhead Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

"Compelling, insightful and important, Beneath a Ruthless Sun exposes the corruption of racial bigotry and animus that shadows a community, a state and a nation. A fascinating examination of an injustice story all too familiar and still largely ignored, an engaging and essential read."...
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The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations

John McCain · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A candid new political memoir from Senator John McCain - his most personal book in years - covering everything from 2008 up to the present.In a time when Washington, DC and the country is more polarized than it has been for decades, John McCain is the rare public figure who has earned the respect...
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White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism

Robin J DiAngelo · Beacon Press
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Groundbreaking book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when discussing racism that serve to protect their positions and maintain racial inequalityIn this groundbreaking and timely book, antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white...
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