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Keystone Tombstones Anthracite Region: Biographies of Famous People Buried in Pennsylvania

Joe Farrell · Sunbury Press, INc.
Format: Print book

Biographies of famous people buried in the Anthracite Region are the focus of this localized edition of Keystone Tombstones Farrell and Farley have combed Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Coal Region to bring you the most entertaining tales about interesting people buried in Pennsylvania...
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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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So Let It Be Written: The Biography of Metallica's James Hetfield

MARK EGLINTON · LESSER GODS
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Metallica is back with their first album in almost a decade!With James Hetfield at the helm, Metallica went from being thrash pioneers to heavy metal gods. He overcame adolescent upheaval and personal demons - including his parents' divorce, his mother's untimely death and severe alcoholism...
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The Words and Music of James Taylor

James E Perone · Praeger
Pages: 150
Format: Hardcover

A valuable resource for James Taylor fans and a fascinating read for anyone interested in autobiographical popular music of the past 50 years.* Pairs critical analysis of every significant composition and recording by James Taylor with historical perspective on the events of his 50-year...
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My life on the road

Gloria Steinem · Random House
Pages: 276
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | ONE OF O: THE OPRAH MAGAZINE'S TEN FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR | NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Harper's Bazaar * St. Louis Post-Dispatch * Publishers Weekly Gloria Steinem - writer, activist, organizer, and inspiring leader - now tells a story she has never...
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ON BOARD THE USS MASON: THE WORLD WAR II DIARY OF JAMES A. DUNN

James A Dunn · Ohio State University Press
Pages: 130
Format: Paperback

James A. Dunn was a signalman on the USS Mason, a destroyer escort during World War II, the only oceangoing warship in the navy to employ African Americans in positions other than cook or messmate. Manned by African American seamen (and commanded by white officers) , the ship made ten crossings...
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Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism

Ron Suskind · Hyperion Books
Pages: 358
Format: Hardcover

Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life mostly from animated characters dancing across a screen of color. A fantasy? A nightmare? This is the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, Cornelia....
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Bowie: The Illustrated Story

Pat Gilbert · Voyageur Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

David Bowie released an incredible 27 studio albums, beginning with his eponymous 1967 debut and ending with Blackstar, released just two days before his death in January 2016. Widely regarded as one of the most influential musicians and performers of the previous five decades, Bowie demolished...
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Rough Riders: Theodore Roosevelt, His Cowboy Regiment, and the Immortal Charge Up San Juan Hill

Mark Lee Gardner · William Morrow
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The first definitive account of this legendary fighting force and its extraordinary leader, Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Lee Gardner's Rough Riders is narrative nonfiction at its most invigorating and compulsively readable. Its dramatic unfolding of a familiar, yet not-fully-known story will...
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A Warrior of the People: How Susan La Flesche Overcame Racial and Gender Inequality to Become America's First Indian Doctor

Joe Starita · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

On March 14, 1889, Susan La Flesche received her medical degree -- becoming the first Native American doctor in U.S. history. She earned her degree thirty-one years before women could vote and thirty-five years before Indians could become citizens in their own country. By age twenty-six,...
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Confessions of a Presidential Speechwriter

Craig R Smith · Michigan State University Press, 2014.
Pages: 381
Format: Paperback

An avid high school debater and enthusiastic student body president, Craig Smith seemed destined for a life in public service from an early age. As a sought-after speechwriter, Smith had a front-row seat at some of the most important events of the twentieth century, meeting with Robert...
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Blood Brotherhoods: A History of Italy's Three Mafias

John Dickie · PublicAffairs
Pages: 748
Format: Hardcover

MAFIA. CAMORRA. 'NDRANGHETA.The Sicilian mafia, known as Cosa Nostra, is far from being Italy's only dangerous criminal fraternity. The country hosts two other major mafias: the camorra from Naples; and, from the poor and isolated region of Calabria, the mysterious 'ndrangheta,...
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Five Years in Heaven: The Unlikely Friendship that Answered Life's Greatest Questions

John Schlimm · Image
Format: Hardcover

What is heaven on earth? The answer lies in this true story of one young man's journey to find hope and purpose with the help of an unlikely teacher--a compassionate and wise old nun, whom the world had long-forgotten. By the time Harvard-educated John Schlimm turned 31 years old, he had worked...
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The Pat Boone Fan Club: My Life as a White Anglo-Saxon Jew

Sue William Silverman · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

The Pat Boone Fan Club: My Life as a White Anglo-Saxon Jew is a finalist in Foreword Reviews IndieFab Book of the Year Award<div>Gentile reader, and you, Jews, come too. Follow Sue William Silverman, a one-woman cultural mash-up, on her exploration of identity among the mishmash...
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