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A Good Month for Murder: The Inside Story of a Homicide Squad

Del Quentin Wilber · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 273
Format: Print book

Bestselling author Del Quentin Wilber tells the inside story of how a homicide squad---a dedicated, colorful team of detectives -- does its almost impossible jobTwelve homicides, three police-involved shootings and the furious hunt for an especially brutal killer--February 2013 was a good...
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Into The Wild

Jon Krakauer · Turtleback Books
Pages: 207
Format: School & Library Binding

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The story of Chris McCandless, a young man who embarked on a solo journey into the wilds of Alaska and whose body was discovered four months later, explores the allure of the wilderness.
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The Doctor Is In: Dr. Ruth on Love, Life, and Joie de Vivre

Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer · Amazon Publishing
Format: Hardcover

The Doctor Is In! America's best-loved therapist, Dr. Ruth, is known for her wise counsel on all matters of the heart. Here she shares private stories from her past and her present, and her insights into living life to the fullest, at any age.Everyone knows Dr. Ruth as the most famous...
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The Long Haul: A Trucker's Tales of Life on the Road

Finn Murphy · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 229
Format: Hardcover

A long-haul mover's rollicking account of life out on the Big Slab.More than thirty years ago, Finn Murphy dropped out of college to become a long-haul trucker. Since then he's covered more than a million miles packing, loading, and hauling people's belongings all over America. Known by his trucker...
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The six : the lives of the Mitford sisters

Laura Thompson · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper-class manners; the second was loved by John Betjeman; the third was a fascist who married Oswald Mosley; the fourth idolized Hitler and shot herself in the head when Britain declared war on Germany; the fifth was a member of the American Communist...
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Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

Mary V Dearborn · Knopf
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used material; the first written by a woman, from the widely acclaimed biographer of Norman Mailer, Peggy Guggenheim, Henry Miller, and Louise Bryant. A revelatory...
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The World's Largest Man: A Memoir

Harrison Scott Key · Harper
Pages: 335
Format: Print book

Winner of the 2016 Thurber PrizeThe riotous, tender story of a bookish Mississippi boy and his flawed, Bunyanesque father, told with the comic verve of David Sedaris and the deft satire of Mark Twain or Roy Blount, Jr.Harrison Scott Key was born in Memphis, but he grew up in Mississippi,...
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How to Catch a Russian Spy: The True Story of an American Civilian Turned Double Agent

Naveed Jamali · Scribner
Format: Hardcover

The fascinating story of a young American amateur who helped the FBI bust a Russian spy in New York—sold in ten countries and in a major deal to 20th Century Fox.For three nerve-wracking years, Naveed Jamali spied on America for the Russians, trading thumb drives of sensitive technical...
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Never Broken: Songs Are Only Half the Story

Jewel. · Penguin Books
Pages: 408
Format: Print book

"Jewel is a truth-teller ... this is a book that lingers in your heart." - Brené Brown *The New York Times bestseller*New York Times bestselling poet and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Jewel explores her unconventional upbringing and extraordinary life in an inspirational memoir...
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Hungry Heart: Adventures in Life, Love, and Writing

Jennifer Weiner · Atria Books
Pages: 320
Format: Book

"I'm mad Jennifer Weiner's first book of essays is as wonderful as her fiction. You will love this book and wish she was your friend." - Mindy Kaling, author of Why Not Me? "A fiercely funny, powerfully smart, and remarkably brave book. I was spellbound from the first page...
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Face the Music: A Life Exposed

Paul Stanley · Harpercollins
Format: Paperback

In Face the Music, Paul Stanley—the co-founder and famous “Starchild” frontman of KISS—reveals for the first time the incredible highs and equally incredible lows in his life both inside and outside the band. Face the Music is the shocking, funny, smart, inspirational...
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L'Appart: The Delights and Disasters of Making My Paris Home

David Lebovitz · Crown
Pages: 354
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author and world-renowned chef David Lebovitz continues to mine the rich subject of his evolving ex-Pat life in Paris, using his perplexing experiences in apartment renovation as a launching point for stories about French culture, food, and what it means to revamp one's life....
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Autobiography of a Face

Lucy Grealy · Mariner Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

A New York Times Notable Book "This is a young woman's first book, the story of her own life, and both book and life are unforgettable." - New York Times "Engaging and engrossing, a story of grace as well as cruelty, and a demonstration of [Grealy's] own wit and style...
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Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X

Randy Roberts · Basic Books
Pages: 370
Format: Hardcover

In 1962, boxing writers and fans considered Cassius Clay an obnoxious self-promoter, and few believed that he would become the heavyweight champion of the world. But Malcolm X, the most famous minister in the Nation of Islam - a sect many white Americans deemed a hate cult - saw the potential...
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Be Safe, Love Mom: A Military Mom's Stories of Courage, Comfort, and Surviving Life on the Home Front

Elaine Lowry Brye · PublicAffairs
Pages: 260
Format: Print book

When you enlist in the United States military, you don't just sign up for duty; you also commit your loved ones to lives of service all their own.No one knows this better than Elaine Brye, an "Army brat" turned military wife and the mother of four officers - one each in the Army,...
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