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Walter Lippmann: Public Economist

Craufurd D. Goodwin · Harvard University Press
Format: Hardcover

Walter Lippmann was the most distinguished American journalist and public philosopher of the twentieth century. But he was also something more: a public economist who helped millions of ordinary citizens make sense of the most devastating economic depression in history. Craufurd Goodwin...
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Super Freak: The Life of Rick James

Peter Benjaminson · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

Rick James played with Neil Young, self-produced his first album (later picked up by Motown) , crossed rock and funk to come up with one of the best-selling albums of the 1980s, became one of the biggest pop stars of the era, turned a young white woman named Teena Marie into an R&B...
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Such Good Girls: The Journey of the Holocaust's Hidden Child Survivors

Richard Dean Rosen · Harper Perennial, 2015. ©2014
Pages: 257
Format: Print book

The story of the generation of hidden child survivors told through the true experiences of three Jewish girls - from Poland, Holland, and France - who transcended their traumatic childhoods to lead remarkable lives in America.Only one in ten Jewish children in Europe survived the Holocaust,...
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A Little Piece of Light: A Memoir of Hope, Prison, and a Life Unbound

DONNA GASBARRE KRISTINE HYLTON · Hachette Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Today, Donna Hylton is a groundbreaking advocate for criminal justice reform--she was a featured speaker at the 2017 Women's March on Washington, and she works hand-in-hand with other influential voices such as Eve Ensler, Michelle Alexander (The New Jim Crow) , and Rosario Dawson to ensure...
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Matter of honor

Anthony Summers · Harpercollins
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

On the seventy-fifth anniversary, the authors of Pulitzer Prize finalist The Eleventh Day unravel the mysteries of Pearl Harbor to expose the scapegoating of the admiral who was in command the day 2,000 Americans died, report on the continuing struggle to restore his lost honor - and clear...
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To Love and To Kill

M. William Phelps
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

"Phelps dares to tread where few others will: into the mind of a killer." - TV Rage"Phelps is a true-crime veteran." - New York PostThe missing-persons case of Heather Strong, a young, beautiful suburban mother, baffled Florida detectives. When the file was handed to a veteran...
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Sex and the Founding Fathers: The American Quest for a Relatable Past

Thomas A. Foster · Temple University Press
Pages: 220
Format: Hardcover

Biographers, journalists, and satirists have long used the subject of sex to define the masculine character and political authority of America's Founding Fathers. Tracing these commentaries on the Revolutionary Era's major political figures in Sex and the Founding Fathers, Thomas...
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Director's Cut: My Life in Film

Ted Kotcheff · ECW Press
Pages: 439
Format: Hardcover

With six decades in show business, legendary director Ted Kotcheff looks back on his life Born to immigrant parents and raised in the slums of Toronto during the Depression, Ted Kotcheff learned storytelling on the streets before taking a stagehand job at CBC Television. Discovering his skills...
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Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black

James E. Clyburn · University of South Carolina Press
Format: Hardcover

From his humble beginnings in Sumter, South Carolina, to his prominence on the Washington, D.C., political scene as the third highest-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives, U.S. Congressman James E. Clyburn has led an extraordinary life. In Blessed Experiences, Clyburn tells...
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The Negotiator: A Memoir

George Mitchell · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Compelling, poignant, enlightening stories from former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell about growing up in Maine, his years in the Senate, working to bring peace to Northern Ireland and the Middle East, and what hes learned about the art of negotiation during every stage of his life....
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Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies

Lawrence Goldstone · Ballantine Books,
Pages: 428
Format: Print book

From acclaimed historian Lawrence Goldstone comes a thrilling narrative of courage, determination, and competition: the story of the intense rivalry that fueled the rise of American aviation. The feud between this nation's great air pioneers, the Wright brothers and Glenn Curtiss,...
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The Rolling Stones: Kings of Rock 'n' Roll

Glenn Crouch · Carlton Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

Lavishly illustrated with photos of the band and rare memorabilia, this unofficial publication tells the story of the biggest act in popular music: The Rolling Stones. For more than 50 years, the Rolling Stones have rocked the world - playing in front of 1,500,000 people, setting the record...
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Therese Rocco: Pittsburgh's First Female Assistant Police Chief

Therese Rocco · Word Assn Pub
Pages: 330
Format: Paperback

Therese Rocco is known to her colleagues as The Rock. This diminutive woman, at the age of nineteen, began her career in law enforcement as a clerk in a small, all-female missing persons unit of the Pittsburgh Police Department. Her career ended nearly fifty years later, as an honored and acclaimed...
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Mourning Lincoln

Martha Hodes · Yale University Press
Pages: 408
Format: Hardcover

The news of Abraham Lincoln's assassination on April 15, 1865, just days after Confederate surrender, astounded the war-weary nation. Massive crowds turned out for services and ceremonies. Countless expressions of grief and dismay were printed in newspapers and preached in sermons....
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Thurston Moore

Nick Soulsby · The Overlook Press
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

The comprehensive survey of the music of the singer-songwriter who introduced the world to alternative rock As one of Sonic Youth's founding members, Thurston Moore has been acknowledged as a crucial forefather of the alternative rock scene of the past thirty years. In addition to his songs...
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