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MacArthur at War: World War II in the Pacific

Walter R Borneman · Little
Pages: 594
Format: Print book

The definitive account of General Douglas MacArthur's rise during World War II, from the author of the bestseller The Admirals.World War II changed the course of history. Douglas MacArthur changed the course of World War II. MACARTHUR AT WAR will go deeper into this transformative period...
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Everybody's Got Something

Robin Roberts · Grand Central Publishing

"Regardless of how much money you have, your race, where you live, what religion you follow, you are going through something. Or you already have or you will. As momma always said, "Everybody's got something." So begins beloved Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts's...
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Adnan's Story: Murder, Justice, and the Case that Captivated a Nation

Rabia Chaudry · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 410
Format: Print book

*Now a New York Times bestseller*Serial told Only Part of the Story ... In early 2000, Adnan Syed was convicted and sentenced to life plus thirty years for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee, a high school senior in Baltimore, Maryland. Syed has maintained his innocence, and Rabia...
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Hustling Hitler: The Jewish Vaudevillian Who Fooled the Führer

Walter Shapiro · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

From acclaimed journalist Walter Shapiro, the true life story of how his great-uncle a Jewish vaudeville impresario and exuberant con man managed to cheat Hitler s agents in the run-up to WWII. All his life, journalist Walter Shapiro assumed that the outlandish stories about his great-uncle...
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Once a Cop: My Journey from Former Crack Dealer to the Highest Ranks of the NYPD

Corey Pegues · Atria Books, 2016.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

New Jack City meets Serpico in this provocative memoir of a crack dealer-turned-decorated NYPD officer - a timely reflection on the complex relationship between the police and the communities they are meant to protect.Corey Pegues has lived on both sides of the law. At the height of the 1980s...
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The Sun & The Moon & The Rolling Stones

Rich Cohen · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

A panoramic, stylish narrative history of the Rolling Stones, viewed through the impassioned and opinionated lens of Vanity Fair contributor Rich Cohen, who traveled with the band in the 1990s as a reporter for Rolling Stone. Rich Cohen enters the Stones epic as a young journalist on the road...
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The Meaning of Michelle: 15 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our Own

Veronica Chambers · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 220
Format: Print book

**One of BookRiot's '11 Books to Help Us Make It Through a Trump Presidency'**"Whenever I think about Michelle Obama, I think, 'When I grow up, I want to be just like her. I want to be that intelligent, confident, and comfortable in my own skin'." -- Roxane Gay"Even after...
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Crucible of Command: Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee--The War They Fought, the Peace They Forged

William C. Davis · Da Capo Press
Format: Hardcover

They met in person only four times, yet these two men - Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee - determined the outcome of America's most divisive war and cast larger-than-life shadows over their reunited nation. They came from vastly different backgrounds: Lee from a distinguished family...
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Rules for Others to Live By: Comments and Self-Contradictions

Richard Greenberg · Penguin Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

David Sedaris meets Garrison Keillor in this hysterically funny and thoughtful collection of original essays by Tony Award-winning playwright Richard Greenberg, who shares anecdotes and observations gathered from a lifetime of perfecting Rules for Others to Live By. Between worrying about...
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The Stranger in My Genes: A Memoir

Bill Griffeth · New England Historic Genealogical Society
Pages: 188
Format: Print book

Bill Griffeth, longtime genealogy buff, takes a DNA test that has an unexpected outcome: "If the results were correct, it meant that the family tree I had spent years documenting was not my own." Bill undertakes a quest to solve the mystery of his origins, which shakes his sense...
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In the Darkroom

Susan Faludi · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author of Backlash, an astonishing confrontation with the enigma of her father and the larger riddle of identity consuming our age."In the summer of 2004 I set out to investigate someone I scarcely knew, my father. The project...
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