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Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

Clint Hill · Gallery Books
Pages: 451
Format: Print book

The #1 "New York Times "bestselling author of "Mrs. Kennedy and Me" and "Five Days in November" reflects on his seventeen years on the Secret Service for presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford. The assassination of one president, the resignation...
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To the Bridge: A True Story of Motherhood and Murder

Nancy Rommelmann · Little A
Format: Hardcover

The case was closed, but for journalist Nancy Rommelmann, the mystery remained: What made a mother want to murder her own children?On May 23, 2009, Amanda Stott-Smith drove to the middle of the Sellwood Bridge in Portland, Oregon, and dropped her two children into the Willamette River....
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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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The six : the lives of the Mitford sisters

Laura Thompson · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper-class manners; the second was loved by John Betjeman; the third was a fascist who married Oswald Mosley; the fourth idolized Hitler and shot herself in the head when Britain declared war on Germany; the fifth was a member of the American Communist...
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Wild Things: The Joy of Reading Children's Literature as an Adult

BRUCE HANDY · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An irresistible, nostalgic, insightful - and totally original - ramble through classic children's literature from Vanity Fair contributing editor (and father) Bruce Handy. "Consistently intelligent and funny ... The book succeeds wonderfully." - The New York Times Book Review...
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American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst

Jeffrey Toobin · Doubleday
Pages: 371
Format: Print book

From New Yorker staff writer and bestselling author of The Nine and The Run of His Life: The People v. O. J. Simpson, the definitive account of the kidnapping and trial that defined an insane era in American history On February 4, 1974, Patty Hearst, a sophomore in college and heiress...
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In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein

FIONA SAMPSON · Pegasus Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Coinciding with the 200th anniversary of the publication of Frankenstein in 1818, a prize-winning poet delivers a major new biography of Mary Shelley -- as she has never been seen before.We know the facts of Mary Shelley's life in some detail -- the death of her mother, Mary Wollstonecraft,...
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A Crime in the Family: A World War II Secret Buried in Silence--and My Search for the Truth

Sacha Batthyany · Da Capo Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

In the spring of 1945, on the Austrian-Hungarian border, not far from the front lines of the advancing Red Army, Countess Margit Batthyany gave a party in her mansion. The war was almost over, and the German aristocrats and SS officers dancing and drinking knew it was lost. Late that night,...
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Forward: A Memoir

Abby Wambach · Dey Street Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Lucid and wrenching...Forward puts [Wambach's] achievement in context with painful and beautiful candor." - NPR"Forward is the powerful story of an athlete who has inspired girls all over the world to believe in themselves." - Sheryl Sandberg,...
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Happiness: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After

HEATHER HARPHAM · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A shirt-grabbing, page-turning love story that follows a one-of-a-kind family through twists of fate that require nearly unimaginable choices.Happiness begins with a charming courtship between hopelessly attracted opposites: Heather, a world-roaming California girl, and Brian, an intellectual,...
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Kind Is the New Classy: The Power of Living Graciously

Candace Cameron Bure · Zondervan
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"The world has a way of defining you if you don't know who you are before you get out there." - Candace Cameron BureAs a woman in today's world, you know what it's like to feel pressure on all sides from clashing cultural expectations. How can you stay true to who God has uniquely...
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The Death of an Heir: Adolph Coors III and the Murder That Rocked an American Brewing Dynasty

PHILIP JETT · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The Death of an Heir is Philip Jett's chilling true account of the Coors family's gilded American dream that turned into a nightmare when a meticulously plotted kidnapping went horribly wrong.In the 1950s and 60s, the Coors dynasty reigned over Golden, Colorado, seemingly invincible. When...
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Hail to the Chin: Further Confessions of a B-Movie Actor

BRUCE CAMPBELL · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Introduction by New York Times bestselling author and famous minor television personality John HodgmanIt's been 15 years since his first memoir but Bruce is still living the dream as a "B" movie king in an "A" movie world.Bruce Campbell makes his triumphant return from...
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A New Model: What Confidence, Beauty, and Power Really Look Like

ASHLEY GRAHAM · Dey Street Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

One of the most outspoken voices gracing the cover of magazines today encourages women to be their most confident selves, recognize their personal beauty, and reach for their highest dreams in this wise, warm, and inspiring memoirVoluptuous beauty Ashley Graham has been modeling professionally...
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