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Democracy: Stories from the Long Road to Freedom

Condoleezza Rice · Twelve
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial} From the former secretary of state and bestselling author -- a sweeping look at the global struggle for democracy and why America must continue to support the cause of human freedom.From the end of the Cold War and the collapse...
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Saving Charlotte: A Mother and the Power of Intuition

PIA DE JONG · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Best-selling author Pia de Jong's vivid memoir about her newborn daughter's battle with leukemia and the startling decision that led to her recovery.On a still summer night in a seventeenth-century canal house in Amsterdam's old quarter, Pia de Jong gives birth to a delicate, bright-eyed...
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What Is It All but Luminous: Notes from an Underground Man

Art Garfunkel · Knopf
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the golden-haired, curly-headed half of Simon & Garfunkel--a memoir (of sorts) : artful, moving, lyrical; the making of a musician; the evolution of a man, a portrait of a life-long friendship and collaboration that became one of the most successful singing duos of their time....
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Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann · Doubleday
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST - AMAZON EDITORS' PICK FOR THE BEST BOOK OF 2017 "Disturbing and riveting...It will sear your soul." - Dave Eggers, New York Times Book ReviewFrom New Yorker staff writer David Grann, #1 New York Times best-selling...
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My Life, My Love, My Legacy

Coretta Scott King · Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

The Washington Post's Books to Read in 2017The New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceUSA Today, "New and Noteworthy""This book is distinctly Coretta's story . . . particularly absorbing. . . generous, in a manner that is unfashionable in our culture." -- New York...
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How to Be Married: What I Learned from Real Women on Five Continents About Surviving My First

Jo Piazza · Harmony Books
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Everyone tells you marriage is hard, but no one tells you what to do about it. As journalist Jo Piazza began planning her own wedding she realized that American marriage traditions focus more on the perfect dress, the Instagram-worthy decorations, and the menu than on how to make a real,...
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The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For

DAVID MCCULLOUGH · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller A timely collection of speeches by David McCullough, the most honored historian in the United States - winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many others - that reminds us of fundamental American...
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Inside Camp David: The Private World of the Presidential Retreat

Michael Giorgione · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The first insider account, timed to the 75th anniversary of Camp DavidCamp David is American diplomacy's secret weapon. The home of the 2015 GCC and 2012 G8 summits, the 2000 Peace Summit, and the 1978 Peace Accords, the camp has played a vital role in American history over the past century,...
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Cesar Millan's Lessons From the Pack: Ten Inspiring Ways Dogs Enrich Our Lives

Cesar Millan · National Geographic
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

In this inspiring book, best-selling author and "Dog Whisperer" Cesar Millan uses decades of experience to reveal the many ways that dogs and people can enrich each other's lives, sharing eight essential life lessons imparted by a group of very special dogs he's trained over the years....
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Matter of honor

Anthony Summers · Harpercollins
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

On the seventy-fifth anniversary, the authors of Pulitzer Prize finalist The Eleventh Day unravel the mysteries of Pearl Harbor to expose the scapegoating of the admiral who was in command the day 2,000 Americans died, report on the continuing struggle to restore his lost honor - and clear...
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Jimmy Buffett: A Good Life All the Way

Ryan White · Touchstone
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From acclaimed music critic and author of Springsteen: Album by Album comes the real story behind the legendary beach bum, rock star, and billionaire musician Jimmy Buffett - who has enchanted audiences of Parrotheads for over four decades with his tropical fantasy world of Margaritaville.Jimmy...
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Hunger: A Memoir of

Roxane Gay · Harper
Pages: 306
Format: Print book

"New York Times bestselling author Roxane Gay has written with intimacy and sensitivity about food and bodies, using her own emotional and psychological struggles as a means of exploring our shared anxieties over pleasure, consumption, appearance, and health. As a woman who describes...
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Janesville: An American Story

AMY GOLDSTEIN · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"Moving and magnificently well-researched...Janesville joins a growing family of books about the evisceration of the working class in the United States. What sets it apart is the sophistication of its storytelling and analysis." - The New York Times A Washington Post reporter's...
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The Blood of Emmett Till

Timothy B Tyson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Audiobook

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction This extraordinary New York Times bestseller reexamines a pivotal event of the civil rights movement - the 1955 lynching of Emmett Till - "and demands that we do the one vital thing we aren't often enough asked to do with history:...
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Victoria & Abdul

Shrabani Basu · Vintage
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Soon to be a Major Motion Picture starring Dame Judi Dench from director Stephen Frears, releasing September 22, 2017. Tall and handsome Abdul was just twenty-four years old when he arrived in England from Agra to wait at tables for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. Within a year, Abdul...
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Annie Sloan Paints Everything: Step-by-step projects for your entire home, from walls, floors, and furniture, to curtains, blinds, pillows, and shades

Annie Sloan · Cico Books
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

In this, her most personal book yet, Annie Sloan opens up a world of possibilities when it comes to decorating your home. As well as ways to transform walls and furniture, you ll also learn wonderful techniques for painting floors, fabrics, lighting, and more. Discover three chapters, all packed...
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Counting Backwards: A Doctor's Notes on Anesthesia

Henry Jay Przybylo · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A moving exploration of the most common but most mysterious procedure in medicine.For many of the 40 million Americans who undergo anesthesia each year, it is the source of great fear and fascination. In Counting Backwards, Dr. Henry Jay Przybylo -- an anesthesiologist with more than thirty...
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Lincoln's White House: The People's House in Wartime

James B Conroy · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

Lincoln's White House is the first book devoted to capturing the look, feel, and smell of the executive mansion from Lincoln's inauguration in 1861 to his assassination in 1865. James Conroy brings to life the people who knew it, from servants to cabinet secretaries. We see the constant...
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A Life Discarded: 148 Diaries Found in the Trash

Alexander Masters · Farrar
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Alexander Masters, the bestselling author of Stuart: A Life Backwards, asks you to join him in celebrating an unknown and important life left on the scrap heapIn 2001, 148 tattered and mold-covered notebooks were discovered lying among broken bricks in a skip on a building site in Cambridge....
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The 5 Second Rule: Transform your Life, Work, and Confidence with Everyday Courage

Mel Robbins · Savio Republic
Pages: 238
Format: Hardcover

How to enrich your life and destroy doubt in 5 seconds. Throughout your life, you've had parents, coaches, teachers, friends and mentors who have pushed you to be better than your excuses and bigger than your fears. What if the secret to having the confidence and courage to enrich your...
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You Don't Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir

Sherman Alexie · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The Instant New York Times BestsellerOne of the most anticipated books of 2017--Entertainment Weekly and Bustle A searing, deeply moving memoir about family, love, loss, and forgiveness from the critically acclaimed, bestselling National Book Award-winning author of The Absolutely True...
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Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship

Michelle Kuo · Random House
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

A memoir of race, inequality, and the power of literature told through the life-changing friendship between an idealistic young teacher and her gifted student, jailed for murder in the Mississippi Delta "Reading with Patrick could be the most affecting book you'll read this year."...
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The Keto Diet: The Complete Guide to a High-Fat Diet, with More Than 125 Delectable Recipes and 5 Meal Plans to Shed Weight, Heal Your Body, and Regain Confidence

Leanne Vogel · Victory Belt Publishing
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

Leanne Vogel, the voice behind the highly acclaimed website Healthful Pursuit, brings an entirely new approach to achieving health, healing, weight loss, and happiness through a keto-adapted lifestyle with The Keto Diet: The Complete Guide to a High-Fat Diet. For too long we've blamed...
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The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook: 500 Vibrant, Kitchen-Tested Recipes for Living and Eating Well Every Day

America'S Test Kitchen. · Americas Test Kitchen
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

America's most trusted test kitchen tackles a topic with serious staying power: the Mediterranean diet. This thorough yet user-friendly book brings the Mediterranean into the American home kitchen, with 600 amazingly flavorful yet surprisingly approachable recipes for everyday cooking....
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Basketball is Jazz

David Thorpe · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 306
Format: Paperback

Harvey Penick wrote "The Little Red Book" to teach golf enthusiasts the world over, fans and players, the nuances of the game. He succeeded brilliantly, and in the process he inspired David Thorpe to do the same thing for the sport he has spent a lifetime coaching. Coach Thorpe,...
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The Origin of Others

TONI MORRISON · Harvard University Press
Pages: 136
Format: Hardcover

America's foremost novelist reflects on the themes that preoccupy her work and increasingly dominate national and world politics: race, fear, borders, the mass movement of peoples, the desire for belonging. What is race and why does it matter? What motivates the human tendency to construct...
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The Wicked Wit of Queen Elizabeth II

Karen Dolby · Berkley
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

A charming collection of quotes and anecdotes celebrating the incomparable Queen of EnglandWhen we think of the queen, we probably picture a serious, dignified personage complete with majestic hat and matching handbag. But The Wicked Wit of Queen Elizabeth II reveals a side of the monarch...
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Every Which Way Crochet Borders: 139 Patterns for Customized Edgings

Edie Eckman · Storey Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Step-by-step instructions and symbol charts put these 100 creative new border designs within reach for beginning and advanced crocheters alike. If you're ready to chart your own crocheted course, Edie Eckman offers plenty of helpful design advice, including how to choose an appropriate...
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Nobody's Son: A Memoir

Mark Slouka · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

"There comes a time in your life when the past decides to run you down," Mark Slouka writes in this heartbreaking and soul-searching memoir about one man's attempt to reckon with the past.Born in Czechoslovakia, Mark Slouka's parents survived the Nazis only to have to escape the Communist...
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The Ambulance Drivers: Hemingway, Dos Passos, and a Friendship Made and Lost in War

James McGrath Morris · Da Capo Press
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Rich in evocative detail--from Paris cafés to Austrian chateaus, from the streets of Pamplona to the waters of Key West--The Ambulance Drivers tells the story of two aspiring writers, Ernest Hemingway and John Dos Passos, who met in World War I and forged a twenty-year friendship that...
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Debriefing the President: The Interrogation of Saddam Hussein

John Nixon · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

Set for release on the 10th anniversary of Saddam Hussein's execution, a riveting, revealing and newsmaking account of the CIA's interrogation of Saddam, written by the CIA agent who conducted the questioning. In December 2003, after one of the largest, most aggressive manhunts in history,...
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Wolf Nation: The Life, Death, and Return of Wild American Wolves

Brenda Peterson · Da Capo Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Peter Matthiessen's Wildlife in America or Aldo Leopold, Brenda Peterson tells the 300-year history of wild wolves in America. It is also our own history, seen through our relationship with wolves. The earliest Americans revered them. Settlers zealously exterminated...
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Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done

JON ACUFF · Portfolio
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author Jon Acuff, a book for those who want relief from always starting and never being done.Jon Acuff, sought-after speaker and consultant, is the friend who always gives you great advice. With his self-depricating humor and charm, he has won over hundreds...
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Food, Health and Happiness: 115 On-Point Recipes for Great Meals and a Better Life

Oprah Winfrey · Flatiron Books
Pages: 231
Format: Hardcover

Oprah Winfrey will be the first to tell you, she has had a complicated relationship with food. It's been both a source of delight and comfort for her, but also the cause of an ongoing struggle with her weight. In Food, Health, and Happiness, Oprah shares the recipes that have allowed eating...
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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death

Brenna Hassett · Featherstone Education
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Humans and their immediate ancestors were successful hunter-gatherers for hundreds of thousands of years, but in the last fifteen thousand years humans have gone from finding food to farming it, from seasonal camps to sprawling cities, from a few people to hordes. Drawing on her own fieldwork...
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Higher Is Waiting

Tyler Perry · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

An intimate book of inspiration by the one and only Tyler Perry - actor, producer, director, philanthropist, and the creator of Madea Higher Is Waiting is a spiritual guidebook, a collection of teachings culled from the experiences of a lifetime, meant to inspire readers to climb higher...
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Wonderland: How Play Made the Modern World

Steven Johnson · Riverhead Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

From the New York Times-bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Where Good Ideas Come From, a look at the world-changing innovations we made while keeping ourselves entertained. This lushly illustrated history of popular entertainment takes a long-zoom approach, contending that the pursuit...
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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation

Randall Fuller · Viking
Pages: 294
Format: Print book

A compelling portrait of a unique moment in American history when the ideas of Charles Darwin reshaped American notions about nature, religion, science and race"A lively and informative history." - The New York Times Book ReviewThroughout its history America has been torn in two by debates...
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Three Days in January: Dwight Eisenhower's Final Mission

Bret Baier · William Morrow
Pages: 346
Format: Print book

"THE BEST BOOK ON EISENHOWER TO APPEAR IN A VERY LONG TIME"*: BRET BAIER'S "RIVETING ACCOUNT"† OF IKE'S FINAL MISSION IS "A LANDMARK ACHIEVEMENT"‡ THAT IS "DESTINED TO TAKE ITS PLACE AS ONE OF THE CLASSICS OF PRESIDENTIAL HISTORY"§January...
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Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler's Defeat

Giles Milton · Picador
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Six gentlemen, one goal: the destruction of Hitler's war machine In the spring of 1939, a top-secret organization was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the destruction of Hitler's war machine through spectacular acts of sabotage. The guerrilla campaign that followed was every...
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Ballerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You

Misty Copeland · Grand Central Life & Style
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The celebrated ballerina and role model, Misty Copeland, shares the secrets of how to reshape your body and achieve a lean, strong physique and glowing health.Misty Copeland believes "There has been a shift in recent years in which women no longer desire the bare bones of a runway...
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Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It

Gary Taubes · Anchor; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Building upon his critical work in Good Calories, Bad Calories and presenting fresh evidence for his claim, Gary Taubes revisits the urgent question of what’s making us fat—and how we can change. He reveals the bad nutritional science of the last century—none more...
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Chasing Slow: Courage to Journey Off the Beaten Path

Erin Loechner · Zondervan
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

You're here, but you want to be there. So you spend your life narrowing this divide, and you call this your race, your journey, your path. You live your days tightening your boot straps, wiping the sweat from your brow, chasing undiscovered happiness just around the bend. Higher! Faster!...
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Church Potluck Favorites

Gooseberry Patch · Gooseberry Patch
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Church potlucks and carry-ins, community gatherings and reunion picnics...these get-togethers are filled with family & friends and some of the most delicious food we've ever had. Over & over again, we find ourselves asking, "Please, may I have your recipe?"For Church...
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The 5 Love Languages Military Edition: The Secret to Love That Lasts

Gary D Chapman · Northfield Publishing
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

Advice for military couples"As soon as I arrived in Afghanistan, I began reading The 5 Love Languages®. I had never read anything so simple yet so profound." - Anonymous soldier If you are in a military relationship, you know the strain of long deployments, lonely nights,...
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Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

Thomas E Ricks · Penguin Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Thomas E. Ricks, a dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, whose farsighted vision and inspired action preserved democracy from the threats of authoritarianism, from the left and right alikeBoth George Orwell and Winston Churchill...
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Ugly Prey: An Innocent Woman and the Death Sentence That Scandalized Jazz Age Chicago

Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 326
Format: Hardcover

An Italian immigrant who spoke little English and struggled to scrape together a living on her primitive family farm outside Chicago, Sabella Nitti was arrested in 1923 for the murder of her missing husband. Within two months, she was found guilty and became the first woman ever sentenced...
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Twilight of Empire: The Tragedy at Mayerling and the End of the Habsburgs

Greg King · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

On a snowy January morning in 1889, a worried servant hacked open a locked door at the remote hunting lodge deep in the Vienna Woods. Inside, he found two bodies sprawled on an ornate bed, blood oozing from their mouths. Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria-Hungary appeared to have shot his seventeen-year-old...
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Dr. Bernstein's Diabetes Solution: The Complete Guide to Achieving Normal Blood Sugars

Richard K. Bernstein · Little, Brown and Company; 4 Rev Upd edition
Format: Print book

Originally published in 1997, DR. BERNSTEIN'S DIABETES SOLUTION is a unique resource that covers both adult- and childhood-onset diabetes, explains step-by-step how to normalize blood sugar levels and prevent or reverse complications, and offers detailed guidelines for establishing...
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Florence Nightingale: The Courageous Life of the Legendary Nurse

Catherine Reef · Clarion Books
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

Most people know Florence Nightingale was a compassionate and legendary nurse, but they don't know her full story. This riveting biography explores the exceptional life of a woman who defied the stifling conventions of Victorian society to pursue what was considered an undesirable vocation....
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The Private Lives of the Tudors: Uncovering the Secrets of Britain's Greatest Dynasty

Tracy Borman · Grove
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

England's Tudor monarchs - Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VII, Mary I, and Elizabeth I - are perhaps the most celebrated and fascinating of all royal families in history. Their love affairs, their political triumphs, and their overturning of the religious order are the subject of countless...
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Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald's Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away

Lisa Napoli · Dutton
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

The dramatic relationship between Ray Kroc, the man who amassed a fortune as chairman of one of America's most controversial and iconic companies - McDonald's - and the passionate woman, his wife, Joan, who then gave that fortune away.Beginning in the 1950s, salesman Ray Kroc presided...
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Finding God's Blessings in Brokenness: How Pain Reveals His Deepest Love

Charles Stanley · Zondervan
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Is it possible to be broken and blessed at the same time? Life brings so many hardships, from failed marriages to lost jobs, from health crises to broken relationships. How can we stay strong in our faith in spite of these obstacles? Trusted pastor and bestselling author Dr. Charles F. Stanley...
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The Confessions of Young Nero

Margaret George · Berkley
Pages: 514
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling and legendary author of Helen of Troy and Elizabeth I now turns her gaze on Emperor Nero, one of the most notorious and misunderstood figures in history. Built on the backs of those who fell before it, Julius Caesar's imperial dynasty is only as strong as the next...
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The Coffee Lover's Diet: Change Your Coffee . . . Change Your Life

Bob Arnot · William Morrow
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Dr. Bob Arnot, the bestselling author of The Aztec Diet, shows you how to use the power of America's favorite drink - coffee - to achieve improved health, longevity, mental clarity and weight loss in this unique, groundbreaking wellness guide.For years, we've been told that coffee was bad for our health....
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DIY Succulents: From Placecards to Wreaths, 35 Ideas for Creative Projects with Succulents

Tawni Daigle · Adams Media
Pages: 203
Format: Print book

Dig into dozens of stunning succulent creations!Go beyond the garden to create succulent projects that take center stage in any space. DIY Succulents shows you how to use beautiful and resilient plants like echeveria, sedum, and graptopetalum to craft nature-inspired home decor like rustic...
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Alone: Lost Overboard in the Indian Ocean

BRETT ARCHIBALD · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

"Solitude is terrifying and awe-inspiring in Alone." -- The Wall Street JournalIn April 2013, fifty-year-old Brett Archibald was on board a surf-charter boat, making a night-time crossing of the remote Mentawai Strait off Sumatra, Indonesia. In the middle of a storm, ill with...
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Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York's City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case that Captivated a Nation

Brad Ricca · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

★ Recipient of the Kirkus Star, Awarded to Books of Exceptional Merit"An express train of a story...Rapid, compelling storytelling informed by rigorous research and enlivened by fecund imagination." -Kirkus ReviewsMrs. Sherlock Holmes tells the true story of Mrs. Grace Humiston,...
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The War on Cops: How the New Attack on Law and Order Makes Everyone Less Safe

Heather Mac Donald · Encounter Books
Pages: 248
Format: Print book

Violent crime has been rising sharply in many American cities after two decades of decline. Homicides jumped nearly 17 percent in 2015 in the largest 50 cities, the biggest one-year increase since 1993. The reason is what Heather Mac Donald first identified nationally as the "Ferguson...
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Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West

Tom Clavin · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The instant New York Times bestseller!Dodge City, Kansas, is a place of legend. The town that started as a small military site exploded with the coming of the railroad, cattle drives, eager miners, settlers, and various entrepreneurs passing through to populate the expanding West. Before...
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Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms

Erin Benzakein · Chronicle Books
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

From Erin Benzakein, a leader in the locaflor farm-to-centerpiece movement and owner of internationally renowned Floret Flower Farm, Cut Flower Garden is equal parts instruction and inspiration - a book overflowing with lush photography of magnificent flowers and breathtaking arrangements...
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Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship

Gregory Boyle · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A moving example of unconditional love in difficult times, the bestselling author of Tattoos on the Heart, Father Gregory Boyle, shares what three decades of working with gangs in Los Angeles has taught him about faith, compassion, and the enduring power of radical kinship.In his first...
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Troubled refuge : struggling for freedom in the Civil War

Chandra Manning · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

From the author of What This Cruel War Was Over, a vivid portrait of the Union army's escaped-slave refugee camps and how they shaped the course of emancipation and citizenship in the United States. Even before shots were fired at Fort Sumter, slaves recognized that their bondage was at the root...
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Hank and Jim: The Fifty-Year Friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart

SCOTT EYMAN · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 367
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Scott Eyman tells the story of the remarkable friendship of two Hollywood legends who, though different in many ways, maintained a close friendship that endured all of life's twists and turns.Henry Fonda and James Stewart were two of the biggest stars in Hollywood...
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Northmen: The Viking Saga AD 793-1241

John Haywood · Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

From Finland to Newfoundland and Jelling to Jerusalem, follow in the wake of the Vikings -- a transformative story of a people that begins with paganism and ends in Christendom. In AD 800, the Scandinavians were just barbarians in longships. Though they held sway in the north, their power...
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Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

Chris Matthews · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A revealing new portrait of Robert F. Kennedy that gets closer to the man than any book before, by bestselling author Chris Matthews, an esteemed Kennedy expert and anchor of MSNBC's Hardball.With his bestselling biography Jack Kennedy, Chris Matthews shared a new look of one of America's...
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The Secret State: A History of Intelligence and Espionage

John Hughes-Wilson · Pegasus Books
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

A ground-breaking history of intelligence -- from its classical origins to the onset of the surveillance state in the digital age -- that lifts the veil of secrecy from this clandestine world. Comprehensive and authoritative, The Secret State skillfully examines the potential pitfalls of the traditional...
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Big Knits, Big Needles

Hanna Charlotte Erhorn · Dk Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Use giant needles and chunky-weight yarn to make sweaters and jackets in no time at all.Big Knits, Big Needles includes 20 step-by-step projects and a tutorial section on the techniques of the basic stitches you need to know. From a belted cardigan to a hooded toggle coat, your cold-weather-wear...
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Modern Dog Parenting: Raising Your Dog or Puppy to Be a Loving Member of Your Family

Sarah Hodgson · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 308
Format: Print book

You and your dog are a lot alike. By several behavioral measures, your dog's mental abilities are equivalent to those of a two to three and a half-year-old toddler. Dogs can learn up to 250 words, count from one to five and understand basic arithmetic. Your dog can imitate and understand...
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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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