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Scarface and the Untouchable: Al Capone, Eliot Ness, and the Battle for Chicago

MAX ALLAN COLLINS · William Morrow
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

At last, the definitive account of the battle for Chicago: Legendary novelist Max Allan Collins and acclaimed rising historian A. Brad Schwartz combine talents in this groundbreaking dual biography of Al Capone, America's most notorious gangster, and Eliot Ness, the upright Prohibition...
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Out of Idaho

Regina Calcaterra · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

In the highly anticipated sequel to her New York Times bestseller Etched in Sand, Regina Calcaterra pairs with her youngest sister Rosie to tell Rosie s harrowing, yet ultimately triumphant, story of childhood abuse and survival. They were five kids with five different fathers and an alcoholic...
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Dancing with Myself

Billy Idol · Touchstone
Format: Hardcover

I am hopelessly divided between the dark and the good, the rebel and the saint, the sex maniac and the monk, the poet and the priest, the demagogue and the populist. Pen to paper, Ive put it all down, every bit from the heart.Im going out on a limb here, so watch my back. —Billy Idol...
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Black Prophetic Fire

Cornel West · Beacon Press
Format: Hardcover

An unflinching look at nineteenth- and twentieth-century African American leaders and their visionary legacies In an accessible conversational format Cornel West with distinguished scholar Christa Buschendorf provides a fresh perspective on six revolutionary African American leaders Frederick...
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Smuggler's Blues: A True Story of the Hippie Mafia

Richard Stratton · Arcade Publishing
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Goodfellas meets Savages meets Catch Me If You Can in this true tale of high-stakes smuggling from pot's outlaw years.Richard Stratton was the unlikeliest of kingpins. A clean-cut Wellesley boy who entered outlaw culture on a trip to Mexico, he saw his search for a joint morph into...
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C. S. Lewis and the Crisis of a Christian

Gregory S. Cootsona · Westminster John Knox Press
Format: Book

C.S. Lewis has long been recognized as a beloved author of childrens literature and an apologist for Christian belief to a skeptical modern world. In this new volume, Gregory S. Cootsona shows us how Lewis can also serve as a guide to the ups and downs of the Christian journey. Like many...
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Black Diamonds: The Downfall of an Aristocratic Dynasty and the Fifty Years That Changed England

Catherine Bailey · Penguin Books
Format: Book

From the New York Times–bestselling author of The Secret Rooms, the extraordinary true story of the downfall of one of England’s wealthiest familiesFans of Downton Abbey now have a go-to resource for fascinating, real-life stories of the spectacular lives led by England’s...
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Let's Just Say It Wasn't Pretty

Diane Keaton · Random House Inc
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFrom Academy Award winner and bestselling author Diane Keaton comes a candid, hilarious, and deeply affecting look at beauty, aging, and the importance of staying true to yourself - no matter what anyone else thinks. Diane Keaton has spent a lifetime coloring...
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The Road to Sleeping Dragon: Learning China from the Ground Up

Michael J Meyer · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the highly praised author of The Last Days of Old Beijing, a brilliant portrait of China today and a memoir of coming of age in a country in transition. In 1995, at the age of twenty-three, Michael Meyer joined the Peace Corps and, after rejecting offers to go to seven other countries,...
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In the Days of Rain: A Daughter, a Father, a Cult

REBECCA STOTT · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 310
Format: Hardcover

A father-daughter story that tells of the author's experience growing up in a fundamentalist, separatist Christian cult, from the author of the national bestseller Ghostwalk Rebecca Stott both adored and feared her father, Roger Stott, a high-ranking minister in the Brighton, England, branch...
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Two's Company: A Fifty-Year Romance with Lessons Learned in Love, Life & Business

Suzanne Somers · Harmony
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In her most personal and inspiring book yet, New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Somers shows readers how to shape a healthy, lasting relationship through the lens of her 50-year love affair with her husband, Alan Hamel. For the first time, Suzanne will expose the inner workings of her marriage:...
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The Banished Immortal: A Life of Li Bai

Ha Jin · Pantheon
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the National Book Award-winning author of Waiting: a narratively driven, deeply human biography of the 8th century poet, Li Bai--also known as Li Po--one of the most beloved poets ever to emerge from China.With the instincts of a master novelist, Ha Jin draws on a wide range of historical...
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The Man Who Walked Backward: An American Dreamer's Search for Meaning in the Great Depression

BEN MONTGOMERY · Little, Brown Spark
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Like most Americans at the time, Plennie Wingo was hit hard by the effects of the Great Depression. When the bank foreclosed on his small restaurant in Abilene, he found himself suddenly penniless with nowhere left to turn. After months of struggling to feed his family on wages he earned...
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Never Caught: Ona Judge, the Washingtons, and the Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave

Erica Armstrong Dunbar · Atria / 37 INK
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"A fascinating and moving account of a courageous and resourceful woman. Beautifully written and utilizing previously untapped sources it sheds new light both on the father of our country and on the intersections of slavery and freedom." - Eric Foner, Pulitzer Prize-winning author...
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George H. W. Bush: Character at the Core

Curt Smith · Potomac Books
Format: Hardcover

George H. W. Bush ranks among America’s most distinguished men of the last century. A war hero, businessman, politician, and the forty-first president of the United States, Bush has spent most of his life dedicated to public service.Curt Smith worked with Bush for more than twenty...
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