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Novel Destinations, Second Edition: A Travel Guide to Literary Landmarks From Jane Austen's Bath to Ernest Hemingway's Key West

Shannon Mckenna Schmidt · National Geographic
Pages: 392
Format: Hardcover

Follow in the footsteps of much-loved authors, including Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Mark Twain, Jack Kerouac, Jane Austen, and many more. For vacationers who crave meaningful trips and unusual locales, cue National Geographic's Novel Destinations - a guide for bibliophiles...
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Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

Clint Hill · Gallery Books
Pages: 451
Format: Print book

The #1 "New York Times "bestselling author of "Mrs. Kennedy and Me" and "Five Days in November" reflects on his seventeen years on the Secret Service for presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford. The assassination of one president, the resignation...
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Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief's Tribute to America's Warriors

George W. Bush · Crown/Archetype
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W. Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America's military veterans. With Forewords by former First Lady Laura Bush and General Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Growing out of President...
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"Most Blessed of the Patriarchs": Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination

Annette Gordon-Reed · Liveright Publishing Corp, 2016.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking work of history that explicates Thomas Jefferson's vision of himself, the American Revolution, Christianity, slavery, and race. Thomas Jefferson is still presented today as a hopelessly enigmatic figure, despite being written about more than any other Founding Father. Lauded...
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Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War

Artemis Joukowsky · Beacon
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Official companion to the Ken Burns film premiering September 20, 2016, on PBS tells the little-known story of the Sharps, an otherwise ordinary couple whose faith and commitment to social justice inspired them to undertake dangerous rescue and relief missions across war-torn Europe, saving...
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Everything Is Possible: Finding the Faith and Courage to Follow Your Dreams

Jen Bricker · Baker Books
Pages: 195

Born without legs, champion gymnast, performer, and motivational speaker Jen Bricker offers readers the hope that they truly can overcome any obstacle when they learn to confront life with humble acceptance, a commitment to live on mission, and a never-say-can't attitude.
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Freddie Mercury: A Kind of Magic

Mark Blake · Backbeat Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

(Book) . Freddie Mercury was one of rock's most dazzling front men. When he died in 1991, the music world lost one of its most flamboyant characters, as well as a supremely talented writer and vocalist. Best known as the lead singer of Queen, his amazing four-octave voice was a distinctive...
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The Life and Songs of Stephen Foster: A Revealing Portrait of the Forgotten Man Behind "Swanee River," "Beautiful Dreamer," and "My Old Kentucky Home"

JoAnne O'Connell · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 424
Format: Print book

The Life and Songs of Stephen Foster offers an engaging reassessment of the life, politics, and legacy of the misunderstood father of American music. Once revered the world over, Foster's plantation songs, like "Old Folks at Home" and "My Old Kentucky Home," fell...
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Love Warrior: A Memoir

Glennon Doyle Melton · Flatiron Books
Pages: 263
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times BestsellerThe Newest Oprah Bookclub 2016 SelectionThe highly anticipated new memoir by bestselling author Glennon Doyle Melton tells the story of her journey of self-discovery after the implosion of her marriage.Just when Glennon Doyle Melton was beginning to feel she had it all figured...
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Irena's children : the extraordinary story of the woman who saved 2,500 children from the Warsaw ghetto

Tilar J Mazzeo · Gallery Books
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Widow Clicquot comes an extraordinary and gripping account of Irena Sendler - the "female Oskar Schindler" - who took staggering risks to save 2,500 children from death and deportation in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II.In...
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Bandit: A Daughter's Memoir

Molly Brodak · Black Cat
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

"Raw, poetic and compulsively readable. In Molly Brodak's dazzling memoir, Bandit, her eye is so honest, I found myself nodding like I was agreeing with her, sometimes cringing at what she sustained, and laughing - often. I can't wait to buy a copy for everyone I know."...
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Cuyahoga's Child: Growing Up in the Valley of the Crooked River

Jeffrey J Knowles · Orange Frazer Press
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

Jeff Knowles is a keen observer of people, places, and things. Both historical and heartwarming, he takes us on a journey through the forests, canals, classrooms, factories, homes, and ball fields of his home in Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley. The journey is not without heartbreak and loss,...
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Writing My Wrongs: Life, Death, and Redemption in an American Prison

Shaka Senghor · Convergent, 2016.
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

In 1991, Shaka Senghor was sent to prison for second-degree murder. Today, he is a lecturer at the University of Michigan, a leading voice on criminal justice reform, and an inspiration to thousands.In life, it's not how you start that matters. It's how you finish. Shaka Senghor...
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