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Beeline: What Spelling Bees Reveal About Generation Z's New Path to Success

Shankar, Shalini · Basic Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An anthropologist uses spelling bees as a lens to examine the unique and diverse traits of Generation Z--and why they are destined for successAt first glance, Generation Z (youth born after 1997) seems to be made up of anxious overachievers,...
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The United States of Trump: How the President Really Sees America

O'Reilly, Bill · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A rare, insider's look at the life of Donald Trump from Bill O'Reilly, the bestselling author of the Killing series, based on exclusive interview material and deep researchReaders around the world have been enthralled by journalist and New York Times bestselling author Bill O'Reilly's...
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Penguin the Magpie: The Odd Little Bird Who Saved a Family

Cameron Bloom · Atria Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Penguin the Magpie is the extraordinary true story of recovery, hope, and courage as one injured bird and her human family learn to heal and celebrate life, featuring the gorgeous photography of Cameron Bloom and a captivating narrative by New York Times bestselling author of The Blue Day Book...
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The Employment of African Americans in Law Enforcement, 1803-1865: None

Lievin Kambamba Mboma · Lievin K. Mboma Press
Pages: 194
Format: Hardcover

"The EMPLOYMENT OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, 1803 - 1865," examines pertinent primary source and secondary data on police, justices of the peace, and militia duties entrusted to African Americans in Louisiana and in selected Northern states before the Civil War and during...
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Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties

O'Neill, Tom · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

What really happened in 1969?Over two grim nights in Los Angeles, the young followers of Charles Manson murdered seven people, including the actress Sharon Tate, then eight months pregnant. With no mercy and seemingly no motive, the Manson Family followed their leader's every order-their...
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Dangerous

Yiannopoulos, Milo · Dangerous Books
Pages: 285
Format: Hardcover

The liberal media machine did everything they could to keep this book out of your hands. Now, finally, Dangerous, the most controversial book of the decade, is tearing down safe spaces everywhere.
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Why Wall Street Matters

William D. Cohan · Random House
Pages: 154
Format: Hardcover

A timely, counterintuitive defense of Wall Street and the big banks as the invisible - albeit flawed - engines that power our ideas, and should be made to work better for all of us Maybe you think the banks should be broken up and the bankers should be held accountable for the financial...
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Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America

Griswold, Eliza · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

In Amity and Prosperity, the prizewinning poet and journalist Eliza Griswold tells the story of the energy boom's impact on a small town at the edge of Appalachia and one woman's transformation from a struggling single parent to an unlikely activist.Stacey Haney is a local nurse...
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Lincoln's Spies: Their Secret War to Save a Nation

Douglas Waller · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

A major addition to the history of the Civil War, Lincoln's Spies is a riveting account of the secret battles waged by Union agents to save a nation. Filled with espionage, sabotage, and intrigue, it is also a striking portrait of a shrewd president who valued what his operatives uncovered....
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Thursday Night Lights: The Story of Black High School Football in Texas

Hurd, Michael · University of Texas Press
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

At a time when "Friday night lights" shone only on white high school football games, African American teams across Texas burned up the gridiron on Wednesday and Thursday nights. The segregated high schools in the Prairie View Interscholastic League (the African American counterpart...
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