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To Be Confirmed Simon & Schuster · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Hillary Rodham Clinton and her daughter, Chelsea, share the stories of the gutsy women who have inspired them - women with the courage to stand up to the status quo, ask hard questions, and get the job done.

She couldn't have been more than seven or eight years old. "Go ahead,...
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Spearhead: An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II

Adam Makos · Ballantine Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call comes the riveting World War II story of an American tank gunner's journey into the heart of the Third Reich, where he will meet destiny in an iconic armor duel - and forge an enduring bond with his enemy.

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The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society

Julian E. Zelizer · Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

A majestic big-picture account of the Great Society and the forces that shaped it, from Lyndon Johnson and members of Congress to the civil rights movement and the mediaBetween November 1963, when he became president, and November 1966, when his party was routed in the midterm elections,...
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Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations

William H. McRaven · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In this instant New York Times bestseller, the celebrated author of Make Your Bed shares amazing adventure stories from his career as a Navy SEAL and commander of America's Special Operations Forces.
Admiral William H. McRaven is a part of American military history, having...
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Conan Doyle for the Defense: The True Story of a Sensational British Murder, a Quest for Justice, and the World's Most Famous Detective Writer

MARGALIT FOX · Random House
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

In this heady true-crime procedural, the creator of Sherlock Holmes uses his unparalleled detective skills to exonerate a German Jew wrongly convicted of murder, and sound a victory for reason over reflexive prejudice.

In 1908, a wealthy woman was brutally murdered in her Glasgow...
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Clock Cleaning And Repairing: With A Chapter On Adding Quarter-chimes To A Grandfather Clock

Bernard Edward Jones · Andesite Press
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright...
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The Writer's Map: An Atlas of Imaginary Lands

Huw Lewis-Jones · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

It's one of the first things we discover as children, reading and drawing: Maps have a unique power to transport us to distant lands on wondrous travels. Put a map at the start of a book, and we know an adventure is going to follow. Displaying this truth with beautiful full-color illustrations,...
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Gangs and the Military: Gangsters, Bikers, and Terrorists with Military Training

Carter F Smith · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 282
Format: Hardcover

Over the past several decades, there has been a continuous and growing focus on street gangs, outlaw motorcycle gangs, and domestic terrorist and extremist groups. Many of these groups have members with military training, and some actively recruit from current and former military veterans...
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The Gentle Scholar: The Forgotten Story of John M. Webb and the Webb School in Bell Buckle, Tennessee

Terry Barkley · BrayBree Publishing
Format: Print book

John Maurice Webb (1847-1916) was known as "the gentle scholar." A master teacher, he served as co-principal of the famed Webb School in Culleoka and Bell Buckle, Tennessee, with his brother William "Sawney" Webb from 1873 to 1916. He was revered and adored by his students,...
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Lady First: The World of First Lady Sarah Polk

Amy S. Greenberg · Knopf
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The little-known story of remarkable First Lady Sarah Polk--a brilliant master of the art of high politics and a crucial but unrecognized figure in the history of American feminism.

While the Woman's Rights convention was taking place at Seneca Falls in 1848, First Lady Sarah Childress...
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Ruby Falls

Ruby Falls · Arcadia Publishing
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

With its storied history and inspiring geology, Ruby Falls is a chosen destination for half a million adventure seekers from around the world each year. Found in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the iconic towering waterfall, irreplaceable cave formations, and sweeping views instill wonder as much...
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Dark Places of the Earth: The Voyage of the Slave Ship Antelope

Jonathan M. Bryant · Liveright Publishing Corporation
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A dramatic work of historical detection illuminating one of the most significant -- and long forgotten -- Supreme Court cases in American history.In 1820, a suspicious vessel was spotted lingering off the coast of northern Florida, the Spanish slave ship Antelope. Since the United States...
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The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the American Ideal West

David McCullough · Simon & Schuster Audio
Pages: 416
Format: Audiobook

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important and dramatic chapter in the American story - the settling of the Northwest Territory by dauntless pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would come to define our country.

As...
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Daughters of the Winter Queen: Four Remarkable Sisters, the Crown of Bohemia, and the Enduring Legacy of Mary, Queen of Scots

Nancy Goldstone · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

The riveting story of four unforgettable sisters and their glamorous mother, Elizabeth Stuart, granddaughter of Mary, Queen of Scots

Elizabeth Stuart's life was transformed when her father, James I, ascended to the illustrious throne of England. Her marriage to a German count far below...
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The Great Stain: Witnessing American Slavery

Noel Rae · The Overlook Press
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

Comprising personal accounts from an intensely consequential chapter in human history, the transatlantic slave trade, The Great Stain takes readers from the depths of suffering to the heights of human dignity.

There have been numerous books about the why, when, and where of slavery...

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