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I'll Never Change My Name: An Immigrant's American Dream from Ukraine to the USA to Dancing with the Stars

Valentin Chmerkovskiy · Dey Street Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Valentin Chmerkovskiy, the world championship-winning and beloved Dancing with the Stars ballroom dancer invites fans into his life as never before, sharing the experiences, including the failures and successes, that have shaped him, from his early childhood in Ukraine to growing up as an immigrant...
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3 Kings: Diddy, Dr. Dre, Jay-Z, and Hip-Hop's Multibillion-Dollar Rise

Zack O'Malley Greenburg · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Tracing the careers of hip-hop's three most dynamic stars, this deeply reported history brilliantly examines the entrepreneurial genius of the first musician tycoons: Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Jay-ZBeing successful musicians was simply never enough for the three kings of hip-hop. Diddy, Dr. Dre,...
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The Big Picture: The Fight for the Future of Movies

Ben Fritz · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The stunning metamorphosis of twenty-first-century Hollywood and what lies ahead for the art and commerce of film In the past decade, Hollywood has endured a cataclysm on a par with the end of silent film and the demise of the studio system. Stars and directors have seen their power dwindle,...
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Miracle in Shreveport: A Memoir of Baseball, Fatherhood, and the Stadium that Launched a Dream

David Benham · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Twin brothers David and Jason Benham grew up with big dreams of baseball and an even bigger trust in God. Though they attended a small high school with no baseball field, turned down a professional offer so they could attend college together, and faced more than one missed pitch and injuries,...
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Try Not to Suck: The Exceptional, Extraordinary Baseball Life of Joe Maddon

BILL CHASTAIN · TRIUMPH BOOKS
Format: Hardcover

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Farewell to the Horse: A Cultural History

ULRICH RAULFF · Liveright
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

A surprising, lively, and erudite history of horse and man, for readers of The Invention of Nature and The Soul of an Octopus.Horses and humans share an ancient, profoundly complex relationship. Once our most indispensable companions, horses were for millennia essential in helping build...
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The Kevin Show: An Olympic Athlete's Battle with Mental Illness

Mary Pilon · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Monopolists, the incredible story of Olympic sailor Kevin Hall, and the psychiatric syndrome that makes him believe he stars in a television show of his life.Meet Kevin Hall, brother, son, husband, father, and Olympic and America's Cup sailor....
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The Russian Five: A Story of Espionage, Defection, Bribery and Courage

Keith Gave · Gold Star Publishing
Pages: 316
Format: Hardcover

When the Detroit Red Wings were rebooting their franchise after more than two decades of relative futility, they knew the best place to find world-class players who could help turn things around more quickly were conscripted servants behind the Iron Curtain.All they had to do then was make...
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