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Second Acts: Presidential Lives And Legacies After The White House

MARK K UPDEGROVE · Lyons Press
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote, "There are no second acts in American lives", but more and more, our former presidents are proving him wrong. No longer fading into the background upon leaving the highest office in the land, ex-presidents perform valuable services as elder statesmen...
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Hunting Charles Manson: The Quest for Justice in the Days of Helter Skelter

Lis W Wiehl · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author and former federal prosecutor Lis Wiehl uses new research and first-hand interviews to tell the heart-pounding story of Charles Manson's horrific crimes, the painstaking investigation that followed, and the inspired prosecution that put him away.In...
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Adrift

Tami Oldham Ashcraft · Dey Street Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

The heart-stopping memoir, soon to be a major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley and Sam Claflin, and directed by Baltasar Kormákur (Everest) .Young and in love, their lives ahead of them, Tami Oldham and her fiancé Richard Sharp set sail from Tahiti under brilliant blue skies,...
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Believe It: My Journey of Success, Failure, and Overcoming the Odds

NICK FOLES · Tyndale Momentum
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Get ready to defy the odds when everyone's counting you out.When the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback went down with a torn ACL in week 14 of the 2017 NFL season, many fans -- and commentators -- assumed the Eagles' season was over.Instead, Nick Foles came off the bench...
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Little Shoes: The Sensational Depression-Era Murders That Became My Family's Secret

PAMELA EVERETT · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 228
Format: Hardcover

In the summer of 1937, with the Depression deep and World War II looming, a California crime stunned an already grim nation. Three little girls were lured away from a neighborhood park to unthinkable deaths. After a frantic week-long manhunt for the killer, a suspect emerged, and his sensational...
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Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls' Escape from Slavery to Union Hero

CATE LINEBERRY · Picador
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

"A stunning tale of a little-known figure in history. Robert Smalls' astounding heroism during the Civil War helped convince Lincoln and the country that African Americans were extraordinarily capable of fighting for their freedom. Lineberry has produced a triumph in this heroic...
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Cancerland: A Medical Memoir

DAVID T M D SCADDEN · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A doctor's riveting story of loss and hope in the world of cancer.What is it like to encounter cancer? How does it feel to face the unknown, to enter a world of hope, loss, and dread?From the diagnosis of his childhood friend's mother to his poignant memories in the lab, David Scadden's...
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The Wonderful Mr Willughby: The First True Ornithologist

Tim Birkhead · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

From the author of Bird Sense, a biography of Francis Willughby, the man who pulled the study of birds out of the dark ages and formed the foundations of modern ornithology. Francis Willughby lived and thrived in the midst of the rapidly accelerating scientific revolution of the seventeenth...
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Don't You Ever: My Mother and Her Secret Son

MARY CARTER BISHOP · Harper
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From a prizewinning journalist, Mary Carter Bishop, a moving and beautifully rendered memoir about the half-brother she didn't know existed that hauntingly explores family, class, secrets, and fate.Applying for a passport as an adult, Mary Carter Bishop made a shocking discovery. She had a secret...
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No One Tells You This: A Memoir

Glynnis MacNicol · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

ELLE's The 30 Best Books to Read This Summer"A piercing examination of what it means both to love grown-up, complicated women - and to be one." -- Rebecca Traister, All The Single Ladies "Glynnis has written a book that is honest, hilarious and raw...it misses nothing."...
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