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Backbone: Living with Chronic Pain without Turning into One

Karen Duffy · Arcade Publishing
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

An inspirational, powerful, and funny manual for coping and living with devastating pain. For two decades, Karen Duffy -- New York Times bestselling author, former MTV VJ, Revlon model, and actress -- has managed to live an enriching life despite living in a state of constant pain. Duffy...
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What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories

Shapiro, Laura · Viking
Pages: 307
Format: Hardcover

A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2017One of NPR Fresh Air's "Books to Close Out a Chaotic 2017"NPR's Book Concierge Guide To 2017's Great Reads"How lucky for us readers that Shapiro has been listening so perceptively for decades to the language of food."...
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Code Name: Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy

Loftis, Larry · Gallery Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From internationally bestselling author of the "gripping" (Michael Connelly, #1 New York Times bestselling author) Into the Lion's Mouth comes the extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France...
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Elvis in Vegas: How the King Reinvented the Las Vegas Show

Richard Zoglin · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The story of how Las Vegas saved Elvis and Elvis saved Las Vegas in the greatest musical comeback of all time.The conventional wisdom is that Las Vegas is what destroyed Elvis Presley, launching him on a downward spiral of drugs, boredom, erratic stage behavior, and eventually his fatal...
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Imagine It Forward: Courage, Creativity, and the Power of Change

Comstock, Beth · Currency
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From one of today's foremost innovation leaders, an inspiring and practical guide to mastering change in the face of uncertainty. The world will never be slower than it is right now, says Beth Comstock, the former Vice Chair and head of marketing and innovation at GE. But confronting...
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Mind and Matter: A Life in Math and Football

Urschel, John · Penguin Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

John Urschel, mathematician and former offensive lineman for the Baltimore Ravens--with biographer Louisa Thomas--tells the story of a life balanced between two passionsFor John Urschel, what began as an insatiable appetite for puzzles as a child quickly evolved into mastery of the elegant...
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Fire and Fortitude: The US Army in the Pacific War, 1941-1943

McManus, John C. · Dutton Caliber
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

An engrossing, epic history of the US Army in the Pacific War, from the acclaimed author of The Dead and Those About to Die"This eloquent and powerful narrative is military history written the way it should be." - James M. McPherson, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian "Out...
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The Beneficiary: Fortune, Misfortune, and the Story of My Father

Janny Scott · Riverhead Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A parable for the new age of inequality: part family history, part detective story, part history of a vanishing class, and a vividly compelling exploration of the degree to which an inheritance - financial, cultural, genetic - conspired in one person's self-destruction.Land, houses,...
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Kitchen Yarns: Notes on Life, Love, and Food

Hood, Ann · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In this warm collection of personal essays and recipes, best-selling author Ann Hood nourishes both our bodies and our souls.From her Italian American childhood through singlehood, raising and feeding a growing family, divorce, and a new marriage to food writer Michael Ruhlman, Ann Hood...
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Last Witnesses: An Oral History of the Children of World War II

Alexievich, Svetlana · Random House
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the Nobel Prize-winning author comes an oral history of children's experiences in WWII across Europe and Russia, in the celebrated tradition of her masterpiece, The Unwomanly Face of War.Bringing together dozens of voices in her distinctive style, Last Witnesses is Svetlana Alexievich's...
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