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The Shining Path: Love, Madness, and Revolution in the Andes

Orin Starn · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A narrative history of the unlikely Maoist rebellion that terrorized Peru even after the fall of global Communism.On May 17, 1980, on the eve of Peru's presidential election, five masked men stormed a small town in the Andean heartland. They set election ballots ablaze and vanished...
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The Miracle Lady: Kathryn Kuhlman and the Transformation of Charismatic Christianity

Amy Collier Artman · Eerdmans
Pages: 248
Format: Paperback

A smart, powerful, charismatic preacher brought back to lifeOn October 15, 1974, Johnny Carson welcomed his next guest on The Tonight Show with these words: "I imagine there are very few people who are not aware of Kathryn Kuhlman. She probably, along with Billy Graham, is one of the best-known...
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The Absent Hand: Reimagining Our American Landscape

Suzannah Lessard · Counterpoint
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

This engrossing work of literary nonfiction is a deep dive into our surroundings -- cities, countryside, and sprawl -- exploring change in the meaning of place, and reimagining our American landscape Following her bestselling The Architect of Desire, Suzannah Lessard returns with a remarkable...
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African Samurai: The True Story of Yasuke, a Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal Japan

Thomas Lockley · Hanover Square Press
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

Warrior. Samurai. Legend."A readable, compassionate account of an extraordinary life." - The Washington PostThe remarkable life of history's first foreign-born samurai, and his astonishing journey from Northeast Africa to the heights of Japanese society.When Yasuke arrived...
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The Agitator: William Bailey and the First American Uprising against Nazism

Peter Duffy · PublicAffairs
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

This story of an anti-fascist's dramatic and remarkable victory against Nazism in 1935 is an inspiration to anyone compelled to resist when signs of oppression are on the horizonBy 1935, Hitler had suppressed all internal opposition and established himself as Germany's unchallenged...
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All Ships Follow Me: A Family Memoir of War Across Three Continents

Mieke Eerkens · Picador
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An engrossing, epic saga of one family's experiences on both sides of WWII, All Ships Follow Me questions our common narrative of the conflict and our stark notions of victim and perpetrator, while tracing the lasting effects of war through several generations.In March 1942, Mieke Eerkens'...
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American Spirit: Profiles in Resilience, Courage, and Faith

Taya Kyle · William Morrow
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

What happens when you see challenge as an opportunity? Join Taya Kyle on an extraordinary journey to find purpose - and change the world.From Taya Kyle, New York Times bestselling author of American Wife and widow of "American Sniper" Chris Kyle, an inspiring collection of stories...
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The Broken Circle: A Memoir of Escaping Afghanistan

Enjeela Ahmadi-Miller · Little A
Pages: 270
Format: Hardcover

An emotional and sweeping memoir of love and survival - and of a committed and desperate family uprooted and divided by the violent, changing landscape of Afghanistan in the early 1980s.Before the Soviet invasion of 1980, Enjeela Ahmadi remembers her home - Kabul, Afghanistan - as peaceful,...
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The Death and Life of Aida Hernandez: A Border Story

Aaron Bobrow-Strain · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

What happens when an undocumented teen mother takes on the U.S. immigration system?When Aida Hernandez was born in 1987 in Agua Prieta, Mexico, the nearby U.S. border was little more than a worn-down fence. Eight years later, Aida's mother took her and her siblings to live in Douglas,...
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Freedom's Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who Masterminded America's First War on Terror

Charles Lane · Hanover Square Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Freedom's Detective reveals the untold story of the Reconstruction-era United States Secret Service and their battle against the Ku Klux Klan, through the career of its controversial chief, Hiram C. WhitleIn the years following the Civil War, a new battle began. Newly freed African...
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