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The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books
The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books

Azar Nafisi · Viking; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A passionate hymn to the power of fiction to change peoples lives, by the 1 New York Times bestselling author of Reading Lolita in TehranTen years ago, Azar Nafisi electrified readers with her million-copy bestseller, Reading Lolita in Tehran, which told the story of how, against the backdrop...
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Andy & Don: The Making of a Friendship and a Classic American TV Show
Andy & Don: The Making of a Friendship and a Classic American TV Show

Daniel De Visé · Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Pages: 303
Format: Print book

A lively and revealing biography of Andy Griffith and Don Knotts, celebrating the powerful real-life friendship behind one of America's most iconic television programs.Andy Griffith and Don Knotts met on Broadway in the 1950s. When Andy went to Hollywood to film a TV pilot about a small-town...
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Practice to Deceive
Practice to Deceive

Ann Rule · Gallery Books; First Edition / First Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times bestselling author and Queen of True Crime Ann Rule delivers another gripping true-crime story—this time a shattering case of Christmastime murder off the coast of Washington State, with a shocking amount of drama, greed, sex, and scandal and no shortage of suspects.With...
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Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America
Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America

T. J. Stiles · Knopf
Pages: 608
Format: Print book

From the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner, a brilliant new biography of Gen. George Armstrong Custer that radically changes our view of the man and his turbulent times.In this magisterial biography, T. J. Stiles paints a portrait of Custer both deeply personal and sweeping...
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Ship Captain's Daughter: Growing Up on the Great Lakes
Ship Captain's Daughter: Growing Up on the Great Lakes

Ann M Lewis · Wisconsin Historical Society Press,
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Ann Lewis's childhood was marked by an unusual rhythm. Each year the thawing and freezing of the Great Lakes signaled the beginning and end of the shipping season, months of waiting that were punctuated by brief trips to various ports to meet her father, the captain.With lively storytelling...
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Appetites: A Cookbook
Appetites: A Cookbook

Anthony Bourdain · Ecco
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Anthony Bourdain is a man of many appetites. And for many years, first as a chef, later as a world-traveling chronicler of food and culture on his CNN series Parts Unknown, he has made a profession of understanding the appetites of others. These days, however, if he's cooking, it's for family...
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Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed: A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings
Finding Me: A Decade of Darkness, a Life Reclaimed: A Memoir of the Cleveland Kidnappings

Michelle Knight · Perseus Books Group
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times BestsellerMichelle was a young single mother when she was kidnapped by a local school bus driver named Ariel Castro. For more than a decade afterward, she endured unimaginable torture at the hand of her abductor. In 2003 Amanda Berry joined her in captivity, followed...
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The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts: Murder and Memory in an American City
The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts: Murder and Memory in an American City

Laura Tillman · Scribner, 2016.
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

In Cold Blood meets Adrian Nicole LeBlanc's Random Family: A harrowing, profoundly personal investigation of the causes, effects, and communal toll of a deeply troubling crime - the brutal murder of three young children by their parents in the border city of Brownsville, Texas.On March...
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Les Paul in His Own Words: Centennial Edition
Les Paul in His Own Words: Centennial Edition

Les Paul · Backbeat Books
Pages: 366
Format: Print book

(Book) . In 2009, the legendary Les Paul passed away at the age of 94. In celebration of his life, this book, capturing Paul's own reflections on his remarkable inventions and guitar playing, was published as a high-end collector's edition. In 2015, Les Paul reached his centennial,...
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Primates of Park Avenue : a memoir
Primates of Park Avenue : a memoir

Wednesday Martin · Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller! The book that has outraged the social elite! "Eye-popping" - People "Amusing, perceptive and ... deliciously evil" - The New York Times Book Review "Juicy, sexy, bawdy stuff" - New York Daily News "Think Gossip...
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Our Man in Charleston: Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South
Our Man in Charleston: Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South

Christopher Dickey · Crown; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Between the Confederacy and recognition by Great Britain stood one unlikely Englishman who hated the slave trade. His actions helped determine the fate of a nation. When Robert Bunch arrived in Charleston to take up the post of British consul in 1853, he was young and full of ambition,...
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Good Seeds: A Menominee Indian Food Memoir
Good Seeds: A Menominee Indian Food Memoir

T F Pecore Weso · Wisconsin Historical Society Press
Pages: 122
Format: Print book

In this food memoir, named for the manoomin or wild rice that also gives the Menominee tribe its name, tribal member Thomas Pecore Weso takes readers on a cook's journey through Wisconsin's northern woods. He connects each food - beaver, trout, blackberry, wild rice, maple sugar,...
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Born Survivors: Three Young Mothers and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage, Defiance, and Hope
Born Survivors: Three Young Mothers and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage, Defiance, and Hope

Wendy Holden · Harper
Format: Hardcover

The Nazis murdered their husbands but concentration camp prisoners Priska, Rachel, and Anka would not let evil take their unborn children too - a remarkable true story that will appeal to readers of The Lost and The Nazi Officer's Wife, Born Survivors celebrates three mothers who defied...
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In a Rocket Made of Ice: Among the Children of Wat Opot
In a Rocket Made of Ice: Among the Children of Wat Opot

Gail Gutradt · Alfred A Knopf
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A beautifully told, inspiring true story of one woman's volunteer experiences at an orphanage in rural Cambodia - a book that embodies the belief that love, compassion, and generosity of spirit can overcome even the most fearsome of obstacles. Gail Gutradt was at a crossroads in her life...
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