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Threading My Prayer Rug: One Woman's Journey from Pakistani Muslim to American Muslim

Sabeeha Rehman · Arcade Publishing
Pages: 322
Format: Paperback

Named one of Booklist's Top 10 Diverse Nonfiction Books of 2017 Now in paperback, a timely meditation on being Muslim in America today. Honorable Mention in the 2017 San Francisco Book Festival Awards, Spiritual Category Named on Booklist's Top Ten Religion and Spirituality Books...
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You Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet: Interviews with Stars from Hollywood's Golden Era

James Bawden · University Press of Kentucky
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Journalists James Bawden and Ron Miller spent their careers interviewing the greatest stars of Hollywood's golden age. They visited Lee Marvin at home and politely admired his fishing trophies, chatted with Janet Leigh while a young Jamie Lee Curtis played, and even made Elizabeth Taylor...
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David Bowie: A Life

DYLAN JONES · Crown Archetype
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

Dylan Jones's engrossing, magisterial biography of David Bowie is unlike any Bowie story ever written. Drawn from over 180 interviews with friends, rivals, lovers, and collaborators, some of whom have never before spoken about their relationship with Bowie, this oral history weaves...
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The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home

Denise Kiernan · Touchstone
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Girls of Atomic City comes the fascinating true story behind the magnificent Gilded Age mansion Biltmore - the largest, grandest residence ever built in the United States.Orphaned at a young age, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser claimed lineage...
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Hirschfeld: The Biography

Ellen Stern · Sarah Crichton Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The first definitive biography of the legendary Al Hirschfeld, the caricaturist of BroadwayAl Hirschfeld knew everybody and drew everybody. Beginning in the 1920s, he caricatured Hollywood, politics, and notably the theater: Broadway belonged to Hirschfeld. His distinctive drawings appeared...
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Finding Magic: A Spiritual Memoir

Sally Quinn · HarperOne
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The author, journalist, television commentator, and longtime Washington insider reflects on the spiritual quest that has brought deeper meaning to her life - and kept her grounded within the high-powered political world of Washington, D.C.'s elite - her renowned writing career, her celebrity...
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Avedon: Something Personal

Norma Stevens · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 688
Format: Hardcover

A intimate biography of Richard Avedon, the legendary fashion and portrait photographer who "helped define America's image of style, beauty and culture" (The New York Times) by his longtime collaborator and business partner Norma Stevens and award-winning author Steven...
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The American: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice

KHIZR KHAN · Random House
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

This inspiring memoir by the Gold Star parent and captivating DNC speaker is the story of one family's pursuit of the American dream and why - especially in these tumultuous times - we must not be afraid to step forward for what we believe in when it matters most. The American is an intensely...
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Who's Who in American History: Leaders, Visionaries, and Icons Who Shaped Our Nation

KM Kostyal · National Geographic
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

This beautiful family reference from National Geographic tells the story of America through its presidents, revolutionaries, visionaries, inventors, entertainers - and even its most notorious villains.Far more than an encyclopedia, this treasury tells the rich stories of the people who made...
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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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