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Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents

Pete Souza · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The new book by Pete Souza, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Obama: An Intimate Portrait Shade is a portrait in contrasts, telling the tale of two presidencies through a series of powerful visual juxtapositions--with Pete Souza's unforgettable images of President Obama given...
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Young Benjamin Franklin: The Birth of Ingenuity

Nick Bunker · Knopf
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

In this new account of Franklin's early life, Pulitzer finalist Nick Bunker portrays him as a complex, driven young man who elbows his way to success.From his early career as a printer and journalist, to his scientific work and his role as a founder of a new republic, Benjamin Franklin...
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On Desperate Ground: The Marines at The Reservoir, the Korean War's Greatest Battle

Hampton Sides · Doubleday
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers and In the Kingdom of Ice, a chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism by Marines called on to do the impossible during the greatest battle of the Korean WarOn October 15, 1950, General Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander...
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Beautiful Country Burn Again: Democracy, Rebellion, and Revolution

BEN FOUNTAIN · Ecco
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

In a sweeping work of reportage set over the course of 2016, New York Times bestselling author Ben Fountain recounts a surreal year of politics and an exploration of the third American existential crisis Twice before in its history, the United States has been faced with a crisis so severe...
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The Stone Crusher: The True Story of a Father and Son's Fight for Survival in Auschwitz

Jeremy Dronfield · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

In 1939, Gustav Kleinmann, a Jewish upholsterer in Vienna, was arrested by the Nazis. Along with his sixteen-year-old son Fritz, he was sent to Buchenwald in Germany, where a new concentration camp was being built. It was the beginning of a six-year odyssey almost without parallel. They...
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Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters Every Day

Jake Knapp · Currency
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"A charming manifesto - as well as an intrepid do-it-yourself guide to building smart habits that stick. If you want to achieve more (without going nuts) , read this book." - Charles Duhigg, bestselling author of The Power of Habit and Smarter Faster Better From the New York...
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Karina Garcia's DIY Slime

Karina Garcia · Sizzle Press
Pages: 79
Format: Paperback

Create your own slime at home by following these 15 easy, borax-free slime recipes from YouTube sensation Karina Garcia.Get ready to become a slime master with these fifteen DIY recipes from YouTube sensation Karina Garcia! This full color book, with step-by-step instructions, will teach...
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Duct Tape Engineer: The Book of Big, Bigger, and Epic Duct Tape Projects

Lance Akiyama · Rockport Publishers
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

In Duct Tape Engineer--the book of Big, Bigger, and Epic Duct Tape Projects hands-on educator, master tinkerer, and author of Rubber Band Engineer, Lance Akiyama breaks away from table-top crafts and shows you how to design, sculpt, and build backpacks, kayaks, catapults, a queen-size bed,...
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Crafty Gifts

Jane Bull · DK Children
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

A brand-new craft book for young crafters and makers ages 7 and up that features more than 20 step-by-step projects and inspiration to personalize each one.Packed with ideas for presents, wrapping, and cards, Jane Bull's Crafty Gifts includes everything from colorful picture frames...
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Junk Drawer Engineering: 25 Construction Challenges That Don't Cost a Thing

Bobby Mercer · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 212
Format: Paperback

There's no need for expensive, high-tech materials to test your engineering skills - you probably have all you need in your home junk drawer. Each hands-on project in this book will challenge you to come up with a unique solution to a specific design problem. Construct a Pasta Bridge...
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