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A Woman's Place Is at the Top: A Biography of Annie Smith Peck, Queen of the Climbers

Hannah Kimberley · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Annie Smith Peck is one of the most accomplished women of the twentieth century that you have never heard of. Peck was a scholar, educator, writer, lecturer, mountain climber, suffragist, and political activist. She was a feminist and an independent thinker who refused to let gender stereotypes...
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Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves

JESSICA YU · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The problem by most lights is overwhelming: at least 5,000 children live on the streets of Uganda's capital city of Kampala. Some forget the names of their villages. The youngest may not know the names of their parents. But Gladys Kalibbala - part journalist, part detective, part Good...
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Breaking Free: How I Escaped Polygamy, the FLDS Cult, and My Father, Warren Jeffs

RACHEL JEFFS · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In this searing memoir of survival in the spirit of Stolen Innocence, the daughter of Warren Jeffs, the self-proclaimed Prophet of the FLDS Church, takes you deep inside the secretive polygamist Mormon fundamentalist cult run by her family and how she escaped it.Born into the Fundamentalist...
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President McKinley: Architect of the American Century

Robert W Merry · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

"A lively, deeply researched, and richly informed biography that will gratify any political junkie or fan of presidential history. " --Karl Rove, author of The Triumph of McKinley In this great American story, acclaimed historian Robert Merry resurrects the presidential reputation...
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It's All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World's Family Tree

AJ JACOBS · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author of The Know-It-All and The Year of Living Biblically, A.J. Jacobs undergoes a hilarious, heartfelt quest to understand what constitutes family - where it begins and how far it goes - and attempts to untangle the true meaning of the "Family of Humankind."A.J....
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Our Year of War: Two Brothers, Vietnam, and a Nation Divided

DANIEL BOLGER · Da Capo Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The gritty and engaging story of two brothers--Chuck and Tom Hagel--who went to war in Vietnam, fought in the same unit, and saved each other's life. One supported the war, the other detested it, but they fought it together.1968. America was divided. Flag-draped caskets came home by the thousands....
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Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose

NOT AVAILABLE. · Flatiron Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A deeply moving memoir about the year that would forever change both a family and a country. In November 2014, thirteen members of the Biden family gathered on Nantucket for Thanksgiving, a tradition they had been celebrating for the past forty years; it was the one constant in what...
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What Does This Button Do?: An Autobiography

Bruce Dickinson · Dey Street Books
Pages: 371
Format: Hardcover

A long-awaited memoir from the larger-than-life, multifaceted lead vocalist of Iron Maiden, one of the most successful, influential and enduring rock bands ever.Pioneers of Britain's nascent Rock & Metal scene back in the late 1970s, Iron Maiden smashed its way to the top, thanks...
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The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State

NADIA MURAD · Tim Duggan Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In this intimate memoir of survival, a former captive of the Islamic State tells her harrowing and ultimately inspiring story. Nadia Murad was born and raised in Kocho, a small village of farmers and shepherds in northern Iraq. A member of the Yazidi community, she and her brothers and sisters...
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Darkest Hour: How Churchill Brought England Back from the Brink

Anthony McCarten · Harper
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed novelist and screenwriter of The Theory of Everything comes a revisionist look at the period immediately following Winston Churchill's ascendancy to Prime Minister - soon to be a major motion picture starring Gary Oldman. May 1940. Britain is at war, Winston Churchill...
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