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Russian Tattoo: A Memoir

Elena Gorokhova · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

From the bestselling author of A Mountain of Crumbs, a "brilliant and illuminating" (BookPage) portrait of mothers and daughters that reaches from Cold War Russia to modern-day New Jersey to show how the ties that hold you back can also teach you how to start over.Elena Gorokhova...
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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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The Bosnia List: A Memoir of War, Exile, and Return

Kenan Trebincevic · Penguin Books
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

A young survivor of the Bosnian War returns to his homeland to confront the people who betrayed his familyAt age eleven, Kenan Trebincevic was a happy, karate-loving kid living with his family in the quiet Eastern European town of Brcko. Then, in the spring of 1992, war broke out and his friends,...
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Almighty: Courage, Resistance, and Existential Peril in the Nuclear Age

Dan Zak · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

On a tranquil summer night in July 2012, a trio of elderly peace activists infiltrated the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Nicknamed the ''Fort Knox of Uranium,'' Y-12 was reputedly one of the most secure nuclear weapons facilities in the world, a bastion...
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Washington and Hamilton: The Alliance That Forged America

Stephen F Knott · Sourcebooks Inc
Pages: 339
Format: Print book

"Washington and Hamilton were the duo that made the Revolution and the Constitution work; Knott and Williams are the duo that explain how." -Richard Brookhiser, author of Founders' Son: A Life of Abraham LincolnIn the wake of the American Revolution, the Founding Fathers faced...
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In My Skin: My Life On and Off the Basketball Court

Brittney Griner · It Books, 2014.
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

Hailed by ESPN as the world's most famous female basketball player, Brittney Griner, the dunking phenom and national sensation who is shattering stereotypes and breaking boundaries, now shares her coming-of-age story, revealing how she found her strength to overcome bullies and to embrace...
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Game of Crowns: Elizabeth, Camilla, Kate, and the Throne

Christopher Andersen · Gallery Books
Pages: 341
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The #1 New York Times bestselling author of William and Kate and The Day Diana Died takes a compulsively readable look into the relationships and rivalries of Queen Elizabeth, Camilla Parker Bowles, and Kate Middleton.One has been famous longer than anyone on the planet...
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Company confessions : the cia, secrecy and memoir writing

Christopher R Moran · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

"A fascinating, readable work. -Robert Wallace, coauthor of" Spycraft "and" The Official CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception"Spies are supposed to keep quiet, never betraying their agents or discussing their operations. Somehow, this doesn t apply to the CIA, whose...
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Change of Heart: Justice, Mercy, and Making Peace with My Sister's Killer

Jeanne Bishop · Westminster John Knox Press
Pages: 159
Format: Hardcover

This powerful, true story of faith and forgiveness shows that all of us are capable of experiencing the healing and renewal that comes with truly forgiving another. Change of Heart follows the transformative journey undertaken by Jeanne Bishop after the murders of her sister and brother-in-law,...
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He Wanted the Moon: The Madness and Medical Genius of Dr. Perry Baird, and His Daughter's Quest to Know Him

Mimi Baird · Broadway Books
Format: Book

A mid-century doctors raw, unvarnished account of his own descent into madness, and his daughters attempt to piece his life back together and make sense of her own.   Texas-born and Harvard-educated, Dr. Perry Baird was a rising medical star in the late 1920s and 1930s. Early in his career,...
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Porcelain: A Memoir

Moby. · Penguin Press
Pages: 406
Format: Print book

From one of the most interesting and iconic musicians of our time, a piercingly tender, funny, and harrowing account of the path from suburban poverty and alienation to a life of beauty, squalor and unlikely success out of the NYC club scene of the late '80s and '90s.There were many reasons...
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Killing Patton

Bill O'Reilly; Playaway Digital Audio.; Findaway World LLC.
Format: Audiobook

1 audio media player (approximately hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
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Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman

Robert L O'Connell · Random House
Pages: 432
Format: Book

National bestseller William Tecumseh Sherman was more than just one of our greatest generals. Fierce Patriot is a bold, revisionist portrait of how this iconic and enigmatic figure exerted an outsize impact on the American landscape - and the American character. America's first "celebrity"...
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Washington's Circle: The Creation of the President

David S. Heidler · Random House
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

History enthusiasts and admirers of Team of Rivals will rejoice in this magisterial account of the extraordinary Americans who served the nation's first chief executive: Together, they created the presidency for a country disgusted by crowns and the people who would wear them. In 1789,...
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Resilience: Two Sisters and a Story of Mental Illness

Jessie Close · Grand Central Publishing
Format: Print book

At a young age, Jessie Close struggled with symptoms that would transform into severe bipolar disorder in her early twenties, but she was not properly diagnosed until the age of fifty. Jessie and her three siblings, including actress Glenn Close, spent many years in the Moral Re-Armament...
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