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A Speck in the Sea: A Story of Survival and Rescue

John Aldridge · Weinstein Publishing
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

In the dead of night on July 24, 2013, John Aldridge was thrown of the back of the Anna Mary while his fishing partner, Anthony Sosinski, slept below. As desperate hours ticked by, Sosinski, the families, the local fishing community, and the U.S. Coast Guard in three states mobilized in an unprecedented...
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Sting Like a Bee: Muhammad Ali vs. the United States of America, 1966-1971

LEIGH MONTVILLE · Doubleday
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

An insightful portrait of Muhammed Ali from the New York Times bestselling author of At the Altar of Speed and The Big Bam. It centers on the cultural and political implications of Ali's refusal of service in the military - and the key moments in a life that was as high profile and transformative...
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Theft by Finding: Diaries

DAVID SEDARIS · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiotDavid Sedaris tells all in a book that is, literally, a lifetime in the makingIt's no coincidence that the world's best writers tend...
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Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table

LANGDON COOK · Ballantine Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning author of The Mushroom Hunters comes the story of an iconic fish, perhaps the last great wild food: salmon. For some, a salmon evokes the distant wild - thrashing in the jaws of a hungry grizzly bear on TV, perhaps. For others, it's the catch of the day on a restaurant...
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The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's 1927 Transatlantic Crossing

Dan Hampton · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A gripping and unique "in-the-cockpit" account of Charles Lindbergh's extraordinary first transatlantic flight from New York to Paris, by acclaimed aviation historian (Viper Pilot, Lords of the Sky) and former fighter pilot Dan Hampton - "one of the most decorated...
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The Loyal Son: The War in Ben Franklin's House

DANIEL MARK EPSTEIN · BALLANTINE
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

The dramatic story of a founding father, his illegitimate son, and the tragedy of their conflict during the American Revolution - from the acclaimed author of The Lincolns. Ben Franklin is the most lovable of America's founding fathers. His wit, his charm, his inventiveness - even his grandfatherly...
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The Hue and Cry at Our House: A Year Remembered

Benjamin Taylor · Penguin Books
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

A memoir of one tumultuous year of boyhood in Fort Worth, Texas, opening with a handshake with JFK, and recalling the changes and revelations of the months that followed. "Taylor's Hue and Cry is a vast offer of thanks and glowing triumph, his masterpiece to date." - Richard...
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The Exile: The Stunning Inside Story of Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda in Flight

Adrian Levy · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

Startling and scandalous, this is an intimate insider's story of Osama bin Laden's retinue in the ten years after 9/11, a family in flight and at war.From September 11, 2001 to May 2, 2011, Osama Bin Laden evaded intelligence services and special forces units, drones and hunter...
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Driving Miss Norma: One Family's Journey Saying "Yes" to Living

TIM BAUERSCHMIDT · HarperOne
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

When Miss Norma was diagnosed with uterine cancer, she was advised to undergo surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. But instead of confining herself to a hospital bed for what could be her last stay, Norma - newly widowed after nearly seven decades of marriage - rose to her full height...
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Death Need Not Be Fatal

MALACHY MCCOURT · Center Street
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

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