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Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy: Ernest Hemingway's Secret Adventures, 1935-1961

Nicholas Reynolds · William Morrow
Pages: 357
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A "riveting"* international cloak-and-dagger epic, here is the stunning untold story of Ernest Hemingway's dangerous secret life -- including his role as a Soviet agent code-named "Argo" -- that fueled his art and his undoing.In 2010, while...
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Close Encounters with Humankind: A Paleoanthropologist Investigates Our Evolving Species

SANG-HEE LEE · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In this captivating bestseller, Korea's first paleoanthropologist offers fresh insights into humanity's dawn and evolution.What can fossilized teeth tell us about the life expectancy of our ancient ancestors? How did farming play a problematic role in the history of human evolution? How can simple...
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The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future

Gretchen Anna Bakke · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

The grid is an accident of history and of culture, in no way intrinsic to how we produce, deliver and consume electrical power. Yet this is the system the United States ended up with, a jerry-built structure now so rickety and near collapse that a strong wind or a hot day can bring it to a grinding...
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The Fighters

C. J. Chivers · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize-winning conflict journalist C.J. Chivers follows the arcs of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq through the experiences of those who fought them, as Stephen Ambrose did for the grunts of WWII, and Michael Herr's classic Dispatches did for Vietnam.Almost 2.5 million Americans...
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Live From New York: The Complete, Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live as Told by Its Stars, Writers, and Guests

Tom Shales · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

Just in time for the 40th anniversary of Saturday Night Live, a rollickingly updated edition of LIVE FROM NEW YORK with nearly 100 new pages covering the past decade.When first published to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Saturday Night Live, LIVE FROM NEW YORK was immediately proclaimed...
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Pretty Happy: Healthy Ways to Love Your Body

Kate Hudson · Dey Street Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

I didn't just wake up one day understanding how to take care of myself. I had to learn how to do so over time, and I continue to learn - each and every day. This is a process, and my body is constantly changing. So is yours. And when I learned how to accept that I will always be like this,...
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The Small-Scale Cheese Business: The Complete Guide to Running a Successful Farmstead Creamery

Gianaclis Caldwell · Chelsea Green Publishing,
Pages: 226
Format: Paperback

There has never been a better time to be making and selling great cheese. People worldwide are consuming more high-quality, handmade cheese than ever before. The number of artisan cheesemakers has doubled in recent years, and many of the industry's newcomers are "farmstead"...
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How to Read the Solar System: A Guide to the Stars and Planets

Paul Abel · Pegasus Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A fresh and essential guide to understanding and interpreting the wonders of our solar system, from two intrepid young astronomers who are the hosts of the popular BBC television series, "The Sky at Night."What exactly is the solar system? We've all learned the basics at school...
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Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment

Francis Fukuyama · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of The Origins of Political Order offers a provocative examination of modern identity politics: its origins, its effects, and what it means for domestic and international affairs of stateIn 2014, Francis Fukuyama wrote that American institutions were...
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Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story

Matti Friedman · Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

"Destined to become a classic text on the absurdities of war. . . A beautifully written account of a young Israeli soldier's experience. A stunning achievement." - Kai Bird, Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer and New York Times bestselling author of The Good Spy It was one small...
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The Boys in the Bunkhouse: Servitude and Salvation in the Heartland

Dan Barry · Harper
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

With this Dickensian tale from America's heartland, New York Times writer and columnist Dan Barry tells the harrowing yet uplifting story of the exploitation and abuse of a resilient group of men with intellectual disability, and the heroic efforts of those who helped them to find justice...
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Rest in peace : a planning guide for the inevitable

Charles Walts · Next Century Pub
Pages: 162
Format: Print book

As human beings, we are not immortal. Life comes with an expiration date and sooner or later we are all going to pass away, often without warning or time to prepare. To help prepare for the end of life, Rest in Peace is a pre-death planning guide; whether it be for your own demise or the death...
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The Dog Who Could Fly: The Incredible True Story of a WWII Airman and the Four-Legged Hero Who Flew At His Side

Damien Lewis · Atria Books
Format: Hardcover

An instant hit in the UK, this is the true account of a German shepherd who was adopted by the Royal Air Force during World War II, joined in flight missions, and survived everything from crash-landings to parachute bailouts—ultimately saving the life of his owner and dearest friend.In...
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TEAS Exam Practice Questions: TEAS Practice Tests & Review for the Test of Essential Academic Skills

TEAS Exam Secrets Test Prep Team · Mometrix Media LLC
Pages: 121
Format: Paperback

TEAS Exam Practice Questions are the simplest way to prepare for the TEAS test. Practice is an essential part of preparing for a test and improving a test taker's chance of success. The best way to practice taking a test is by going through lots of practice test questions.If someone...
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