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Been There, Done That: Family Wisdom For Modern Times

Al Roker · New American Library
Pages: 271
Format: Print book

Life lessons from New York Times bestselling author and Today show personality Al Roker and his wife, globetrotting ABC news journalist Deborah Roberts. Al Roker and Deborah Roberts have sixteen Emmy Awards between them. They have covered everything from the Olympics and the Gulf War to natural...
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Just Getting Started

Tony Bennett · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

At ninety, musician and singer Tony Bennett is as vibrant and productive as ever. In addition to his prodigious musical output, including albums, concerts, and personal appearances, this beloved and enduring artist has written his second book. In 2012's Life Is a Gift, Tony reflected on the lessons...
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Dare to Be Kind: How Extraordinary Compassion Can Transform Our World

Lizzie Velasquez · Hachette Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

YouTube personality and celebrated motivational speaker Lizzie Velasquez shows us how we can learn to accept all parts of ourselves and others, and in doing so create a more compassionate world. Born with a rare genetic condition, Lizzie Velasquez always knew she was different, but not until...
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Parish Priest: Father Michael McGivney and American Catholicism

Douglas Brinkley · William Morrow
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

"Father McGivney's vision remains as relevant as ever in the changed circumstances of today's church and society." - Pope John Paul IIIs now the time for an American parish priest to be declared a Catholic saint?In Father Michael McGivney (1852-1890) , born and raised...
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Dispatches from the Pacific: The World War II Reporting of Robert L. Sherrod

Ray E Boomhower · Indiana University Press
Pages: 242
Format: Paperback

In the fall of 1943, armed with only his notebooks and pencils, Time and Life correspondent Robert L. Sherrod leapt from the safety of a landing craft and waded through neck-deep water and a hail of bullets to reach the shores of the Tarawa Atoll with the US Marine Corps. Living shoulder...
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Hope and Other Luxuries: A Mother's Life with a Daughter's Anorexia

Clare B. Dunkle · Chronicle Books
Format: Hardcover

As heard on NPR's Diane Rehm Show!Clare Dunkle seemed to have an ideal life - two beautiful, high-achieving teenage daughters, a loving husband, and a satisfying and successful career as a children's book novelist. But it's when you let down your guard that the ax falls. Just...
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A Prince among Dogs: And Other Stories of the Dogs We Love

Callie Smith Grant · Fleming H. Revell
Pages: 190
Format: Paperback

Pets are such a big part of so many of our lives. As any pet lover knows, a wagging tail or a tender purr can soothe the soul after a hard day. And sometimes, the presence of dogs and cats in our lives can do even more. In these delightful books, Callie Smith Grant collects stories that...
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Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York's City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case that Captivated a Nation

Brad Ricca · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 436
Format: Hardcover

Recipient of the Kirkus Star, Awarded to Books of Exceptional MeritA 2017 True Crime Book for Summer, The New York Times Sunday Book Review"An express train of a story." -Kirkus Reviews"Heroic...her inspiring story demands a hearing." -The New York Times Sunday Book...
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To heaven and back a doctor's extraordinary account of her death, heaven, angels, and life again

Mary C Neal · Waterbrook Press
Format: eBook

-- To Heaven and Back Mary's life has been forever changed by her newfound understanding of her purpose on earth, her awareness of God, her closer relationship with Jesus, and her personal spiritual journey suddenly enhanced by a first-hand experience in heaven. To Heaven and Back will...
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Hank : the short life and long country road of hank williams

Mark Ribowsky · Liveright
Pages: 472
Format: Hardcover

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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Her Deadly Web: The True Story of a Former Nurse and the Strange and Suspicious Deaths of Her Two Husbands

Diane Fanning · St. Martin's True Crime
Format: Paperback

Raynella Dossett Leath said she came home one morning in 2003 and found her husband’s body in bed—covered in blood, a Colt .38 by his side. But authorities were suspicious of Raynella’s story. Why would her husband of ten years suddenly commit suicide? And if he had taken...
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Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny

Brian Kilmeade · Sentinel
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Another pop history pageturner from the New York Times bestselling authors of George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates. When the British fought the young United States during the War of 1812, they knew that taking the mouth of the Mississippi River was the key to crippling...
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Born a Crime

Trevor Noah · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

"The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime story of one man's coming-of-age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed,"--Amazon.com.
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Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste

Bianca Bosker · Thorndike Press Large Print
Pages: 571
Format: Hardcover

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Thrilling . . . [told] with gonzo elan . . . When the sommelier and blogger Madeline Puckette writes that this book is the Kitchen Confidential of the wine world, she's not wrong, though Bill Buford's Heat is probably a shade closer."...
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The 37th Parallel: The Secret Truth Behind America's UFO Highway

Ben Mezrich · Atria Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

This real-life The X-Files and Close Encounters of the Third Kind tells the true story of a computer programmer who tracks paranormal events along a 3,000-mile stretch through the heart of America and is drawn deeper and deeper into a vast conspiracy.Like "Agent Mulder" of The X-Files,...
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