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The Notorious Mrs. Clem: Murder and Money in the Gilded Age

Wendy Gamber · Ohns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In September 1868, the remains of Jacob and Nancy Jane Young were found lying near the banks of Indiana's White River. It was a gruesome scene. Part of Jacob's face had been blown off, apparently by the shotgun that lay a few feet away. Spiders and black beetles crawled over his wound....
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Collected Nonfiction, Volume 2: Selections from the Memoirs and Travel Writings

Mark Twain · Everyman's Library
Pages: 776
Format: Print book

The second of two new hardcover volumes collecting the major nonfiction writings of the "father of American literature," including excerpts from The Innocents Abroad, Roughing It, A Tramp Abroad, and Life on the Mississippi. Mark Twain's playful exuberance and remarkable storytelling...
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Rise: How a House Built a Family

Cara Brookins · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 310
Format: Print book

If you were inspired by Wild and Eat, Pray, Love, you'll love this extraordinary true story of a woman taking the greatest risk of her life in order to heal from the unthinkable. After escaping an abusive marriage, Cara Brookins had four children to provide for and no one to turn to but herself....
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Into the Lion's Mouth: The True Story of Dusko Popov: World War II Spy, Patriot, and the Real-Life Inspiration for James Bond

Larry Loftis · Caliber
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER "A sensational book, telling a remarkable true story that few know, even those in the intelligence business. Written in the style of the best spy thrillers, the book is impossible to put down. A must read." - Michael Morell, CIA Director (acting, 2011,...
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في طريق الأذي in the Path of Harm

YusriÌ„ Fawdah · dar al shorouk
Pages: 234
Format: Print book

يُعد يسري فوده رائد الصحافة الاستقصائية التلفزيونية في العالم العربي؛ فهو الصحفي الأول - والأخير - الذي أتيحت له فرصة اللقاء بالعقول المدبرة لهجمات الحادي عشر...
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Sex Object: A Memoir

Jessica Valenti · Dey Street Books
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Author and Guardian US columnist Jessica Valenti has been leading the national conversation on gender and politics for over a decade. Now, in a darkly funny and bracing memoir, Valenti explores the toll that sexism takes from the every day to the existential. Sex Objectexplores the painful,...
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Tudors Versus Stewarts: The Fatal Inheritance of Mary, Queen of Scots

Linda Porter · St. Martin's Press; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

The war between the fertile Stewarts and the barren Tudors was crucial to the history of the British Isles in the sixteenth century. The legendary struggle, most famously embodied by the relationship between Elizabeth I and her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots, was fuelled by three generations...
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Moranifesto

Caitlin Moran · Harper Perennial
Pages: 329
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author of How to Be a Woman and Moranthology comes a collection of Caitlin Moran's award-winning London Times columns that takes a clever, hilarious look at celebrities, society, and the wacky world we live in today - including three major new pieces...
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Hank : the short life and long country road of hank williams

Mark Ribowsky · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

A heartbreaking and unforgettable portrait of country music's founding father.After he died in the backseat of a Cadillac at the age of twenty-nine, Hank Williams?a frail, flawed man who had become country music's most compelling and popular star?instantly morphed into its first tragic...
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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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Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill

Candice Millard · Doubleday
Pages: 381
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author of Destiny of the Republic and The River of Doubt, a thrilling narrative of Winston Churchill's extraordinary and little-known exploits during the Boer War At age twenty-four, Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it was his destiny to become prime...
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Cerphe's Up: A Musical Life with Bruce Springsteen, Little Feat, Frank Zappa, Tom Waits, CSNY, and Many More

Cerphe Colwell · Carrel Books
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

Cerphe's Up is an incisive musical memoir by Cerphe Colwell, a renowned rock radio broadcaster for more than forty-five years in Washington, DC. Cerphe shares his life as a rock radio insider in rich detail and previously unpublished photographs. His story includes promotion and friendship...
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Let Me Tell You about Jasper . . .: How My Best Friend Became America's Dog

Dana Perino · Twelve
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Bestselling author of And the Good News Is... Dana Perino is back with stories of friends, family, and how America's love for a dog named Jasper is a place where even political opponents can find common ground. Dana Perino is a popular and beloved host on Fox's The Five, with over two million...
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How America Lost Its Secrets: Edward Snowden, the Man and the Theft

Edward Jay Epst · Knopf
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking exposé that convincingly challenges the popular image of Edward Snowden as hacker turned avenging angel, while revealing how vulnerable our national security systems have become--as exciting as any political thriller, and far more important. After details of American...
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A Life Everlasting: The Extraordinary Story of One Boy's Gift to Medical Science

Sarah Gray · HarperOne
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

A donor mother's powerful memoir of grief and rebirth that is also a fascinating medical science whodunit, taking us inside the world of organ, eye, tissue, and blood donation and cutting-edge scientific research.When Sarah Gray received the devastating news that her unborn son Thomas was diagnosed...
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