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Still in the Game: Finding the Faith to Tackle Life's Biggest Challenges

Devon Still · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Be proud of your scars. They're signs that you survived whatever tried to break you.For Devon Still, life has been a journey from one scar to the next. From one challenge to the next. His is a story of pushing through pain and overcoming obstacles of all shapes and sizes - of choosing...
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Why Religion?: A Personal Story

ELAINE PAGELS · Ecco
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Why is religion still around in the twenty-first century? Why do so many still believe? And how do various traditions still shape the way people experience everything from sexuality to politics, whether they are religious or not? In Why Religion? Elaine Pagels looks to her own life to help...
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Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called "Alien"

Jeremy N. Smith · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

This taut, true thriller dives into a dark world that touches us all, as seen through the brilliant, breakneck career of an extraordinary hacker - a woman known only as Alien. When she arrived at MIT in the 1990s, Alien was quickly drawn to the school's tradition of high‑risk physical...
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Wild Bill: The True Story of the American Frontier's First Gunfighter

Tom Clavin · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The definitive true story of Wild Bill, the first lawman of the Wild West, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dodge City.In July 1865, "Wild Bill" Hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in Springfield, MO -- the first quick-draw duel on the frontier. Thus began the reputation...
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Fidel Castro and Baseball: The Untold Story

Peter C. Bjarkman · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Few political figures of the modern age have been so vilified as Fidel Castro, and both the vilification and worship generated by the Cuban leader have combined to distort the true image of Castro. The baseball myths attached to Fidel have loomed every bit as large as the skewed political...
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Sacred Ground: The Chicago Streets of Timuel Black

Timuel D. Black Jr. · Northwestern University Press
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

Timuel Black is an acclaimed historian, activist, and storyteller. Sacred Ground: The Chicago Streets of Timuel Black chronicles the life and times of this Chicago legend.Sacred Ground opens in 1919, during the summer of the Chicago race riot, when infant Black and his family arrive in Chicago...
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Aristotle's Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life

Edith Hall · Penguin Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From renowned classicist Edith Hall, ARISTOTLE'S WAY is an examination of one of history's greatest philosophers, showing us how to lead happy, fulfilled, and meaningful livesAristotle was the first philosopher to inquire into subjective happiness, and he understood its essence...
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Roots Quest: Inside America's Genealogy Boom

Jackie Hogan · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

America is in the midst of a genealogy boom. In the last thirty years the number of Americans who said they were "very interested" in family history jumped from 29% to 87%. Online genealogy sites like Ancestry.com went from being a small genealogical research website into a NASDAQ-listed...
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Burned: A Story of Murder and the Crime That Wasn't

Edward Humes · Dutton
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Was a monstrous killer brought to justice or an innocent mother condemned?On an April night in 1989, Jo Ann Parks survived a house fire that claimed the lives of her three small children. Though the fire at first seemed a tragic accident, investigators soon reported finding evidence proving...
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Help Me!

Marianne Power · Grove Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

I wanted to find out what would happen if I really did follow the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People? Really felt The Power of Now? Could life be transformed? Could I get rich? Skinny? Find love? Be more productive and fulfilled? Because I really did want all the things these books promised....
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