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Sons of Wichita: How the Koch Brothers Became America's Most Powerful and Private Dynasty

Daniel Schulman · Grand Central Pub
Pages: 424
Format: Print book

Like the Rockefellers and the Kennedys, the Kochs are one of the most influential dynasties of the modern age, but they have never been the subject of a major biography... until now.Not long after the death of his father, Charles Koch, then in his early 30s, discovered a letter the family...
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They Are All My Family: A Daring Rescue in the Chaos of Saigon’s Fall

John P. Riordan · PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

Published for the fortieth anniversary of the final days of the Vietnam War, this is the suspenseful and moving tale of how John Riordan, an assistant manager of Citibanks Saigon branch, devised a daring plan to save 106 Vietnamese from the dangers of the Communist takeover. Riordanwho...
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Visiting Hours: A Memoir of Friendship and Murder

Amy Butcher · Blue Rider Press
Format: Hardcover

In this powerful and unforgettable memoir, award-winning writer Amy Butcher examines the shattering consequences of failing a friend when she felt he needed one most. Four weeks before their college graduation, twenty-one-year-old Kevin Schaeffer walked Amy Butcher to her home in their...
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To Love and To Kill

M. William Phelps
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

"Phelps dares to tread where few others will: into the mind of a killer." - TV Rage"Phelps is a true-crime veteran." - New York PostThe missing-persons case of Heather Strong, a young, beautiful suburban mother, baffled Florida detectives. When the file was handed to a veteran...
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The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour-and the

Sheila Weller · Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

"Weller rivetingly recounts these gutsy ladies' time on the front lines... an inspiration for future generations of journalists." --Vanity FairFor decades, women battered the walls of the male fortress of television journalism. After fierce struggles, three women - Diane Sawyer,...
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Looking Through You: Rare & Unseen Photographs from The Beatles Book Archive

Andy Neill · Omnibus Press
Pages: 207
Format: Print book

A selection of more than 300 images from the photo archive of The Beatles Book Monthly, previously unpublished or unseen in their original formWith each new issue, Beatles fans worldwide would voraciously devour the contents from cover-to-cover, discovering the Fab Four's latest news and activities...
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Neil Armstrong: A Life of Flight

Jay Barbree · Thomas Dunne Books; First Edition ~1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

Much has been written about Neil Armstrong, Americas modern hero, historys most famous space traveler, and the first man to walk on the moon. Yet shy of fame and never one to steal the spotlight Armstrong was always reluctant to discuss his personal side of events. Here for the first time...
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What So Proudly We Hailed: Francis Scott Key, A Life

Marc Leepson · Palgrave Macmillan Trade
Format: Book

What So Proudly We Hailed is the first full-length biography of Francis Scott Key in more than 75 years. In this fascinating look at early America, historian Marc Leepson explores the life and legacy of Francis Scott Key. Standing alongside Betsy Ross, Thomas Paine, Patrick Henry, Paul...
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The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941–1942

Nigel Hamilton · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 514
Format: Hardcover

Based on years of archival research and interviews with the last surviving aides and Roosevelt family members, Nigel Hamilton offers a definitive account of FDR's masterful - and underappreciated - command of the Allied war effort. Hamilton takes readers inside FDR's White House...
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Educated: A Memoir

Tara Westover · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

An unforgettable memoir in the tradition of The Glass Castle about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge UniversityTara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains...
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Dogfight: How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a Revolution

Fred Vogelstein · Sarah Crichton Books
Format: Hardcover

Behind the bitter rivalry between Apple and Google—and how it’s reshaping the way we think about technologyThe rise of smartphones and tablets has altered the industry of making computers. At the center of this change are Apple and Google, two companies whose philosophies,...
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How About Never--Is Never Good for You?: My Life in Cartoons

Bob Mankoff · Holt & Company, Henry
Pages: 285
Format: Hardcover

Memoir in cartoons by the longtime cartoon editor of The New YorkerPeople tell Bob Mankoff that as the cartoon editor of The New Yorker he has the best job in the world. Never one to beat around the bush, he explains to us, in the opening of this singular, delightfully eccentric book, that...
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The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War

H W Brands · Doubleday
Pages: 437
Format: Print book

Click Here For the Autographed Copy From master storyteller and historian H. W. Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II. At the height...
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Saltwater Cowboy: The Rise and Fall of a Marijuana Empire

Tim McBride · St. Martin's Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In 1979, Wisconsin native Tim McBride hopped into his Mustang and headed south. He was twenty-one, and his best friend had offered him a job working as a crab fisherman in Chokoloskee Island, a town of fewer than 500 people on Floridas Gulf Coast. Easy of disposition and eager to experience...
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