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Every Last Tie: The Story of the Unabomber and His Family

David Kaczynski · Duke University Press, 2016.
Pages: 176
Format: Print book

In August 1995 David Kaczynski's wife Linda asked him a difficult question: "Do you think your brother Ted is the Unabomber?" He couldn't be, David thought. But as the couple pored over the Unabomber's seventy-eight-page manifesto, David couldn't rule out the possibility. It slowly...
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Some of My Best Friends Are Black: The Strange Story of Integration in America

Tanner Colby · Viking Adult
Format: Hardcover

An irreverent, yet powerful exploration of race relations by the New York Times-bestselling author of The Chris Farley ShowFrank, funny, and incisive, Some of My Best Friends Are Black offers a profoundly honest portrait of race in America. In a book that is part reportage, part history,...
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What Happened, Miss Simone?: A Biography

Alan Light · Crown, 2015.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Inspired by the critically acclaimed Netflix documentary What Happened, Miss Simone?, an intimate and vivid look at the legendary life of Nina Simone, the classically trained pianist who evolved into a chart-topping chanteuse and committed civil rights activist. From music journalist and former...
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Ready, Set . . . Baby!

Elizabeth Rusch · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 32
Format: Print book

Big kids Anna and Oliver give young readers the inside scoop on what to expect when a new baby is expected. In a fresh picture book/comic style, Ready, Set . . . Baby offers up a funny, loving, reassuring peek into life as a big brother or sister - with solid information, kid-friendly humor,...
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PT 109: An American Epic of War, Survival, and the Destiny of John F. Kennedy

William Doyle · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In the early morning darkness of August 2, 1943, during a chaotic nighttime skirmish amid the Solomon Islands, the Japanese destroyer Amagiri barreled through thick fog and struck the U.S. Navy's motor torpedo boat PT 109, splitting the craft nearly in half and killing two American...
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City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York

Tyler Anbinder · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 768
Format: Print book

A defining American story, never before told with such breadth of scope, lavish research, and resounding spirit

With more than three million foreign-born residents today, New York has been America's defining port of entry for nearly four centuries, a magnet for transplants...
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How to Build Dry-Stacked Stone Walls: Design and Build Walls, Bridges and Follies Without Mortar

John Shaw-Rimmington · Firefly Books
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

How to Build Dry-Stacked Stone Walls shows how to build a wall using the traditional method of dry stone masonry in which carefully selected stones are properly stacked and held together without mortar. As well as being beautiful, a dry stone wall is stronger, more stable, and more resistant...
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Dangerous Personalities: An FBI Profiler Shows You How to Identify and Protect Yourself from Harmful People

Joe Navarro · Rodale Books
Format: Hardcover

We seem to wake up to a new tragedy in the news every day--Newtown, Boston, Aurora, Columbine. So often the reporters say that "there were some signs, but nobody acted." the scary part about these tragedies is that less than 1% of criminals are incarcerated for their crimes, meaning...
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The Book That Changed America: How Darwin's Theory of Evolution Ignited a Nation

Randall Fuller · Viking
Pages: 294
Format: Print book

A compelling portrait of a unique moment in American history when the ideas of Charles Darwin reshaped American notions about nature, religion, science and race

"A lively and informative history." - The New York Times Book Review

Throughout its history...
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The Last White Rose: The Secret Wars of the Tudors

Desmond Seward · Pegasus Books
Pages: 413
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant new interpretation of one of the most dramatic periods of British history: The Tudor victory and their dynasty. One of the most dramatic periods of British history, the Wars of the Roses didn't end at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485. Despite the death of Richard III and Henry...
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National Geographic Collegiate Atlas of the World

National Geographic Society · National Geographic
Format: Hardcover

The last decade has seen an explosion of innovative and sophisticated digital mapping technologiesand National Geographic has been at the forefront of developing these powerful new tools to create the finest, most functional and informative atlases available anywhere. This compact, easy-to-use...
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The Probiotic Promise: Simple Steps to Heal Your Body from the Inside Out

Michelle Schoffro Cook · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Format: Hardcover

Discover the health secret you've been waiting forYou've heard how beneficial probiotics are for gut health; new research reveals that they can do much more! Probiotics can also improve a host of other conditions, from allergies to arthritis, depression to obesity - they have even...
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What color is your parachute? 2017 : a practical manual for job-hunters and career-changers

Richard N Bolles · Ten Speed
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

The world's most popular job-search book is updated for 2017 to tailor its long-trusted guidance with up-to-the-minute information and advice for today's job-hunters and career-changers.

In today's challenging job-market, the time-tested advice of What Color Is Your Parachute?...
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