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Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught Between Two Worlds

Pamela Rotner Sakamoto · Harper
Pages: 464
Format: Print book

Meticulously researched and beautifully written, the true story of a Japanese American family that found itself on opposite sides during World War II - an epic tale of family, separation, divided loyalties, love, reconciliation, loss, and redemption - this is a riveting chronicle of U.S.-Japan...

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Who Put the Beef in Wellington?: 50 culinary classics, who invented them, when and why

James W. Winter · Kyle Books
Format: Book

Ever wondered why some of our dishes have the names they do? Where does Caesar Salad comes from? Who was Benedict and what’s he got to do with combining poached eggs with ham and hollandaise sauce? In this fascinating journey into culinary history James Winter provides the answers...
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Jefferson's Daughters: Three Sisters, White and Black, in a Young America

CATHERINE KERRISON · Ballantine Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Thomas Jefferson fathered three girls: two white and free, one black and a slave. This book about Martha, Maria, and Harriet tells the fascinating story of their very different lives at Monticello and beyond, as daughters of one of our most brilliant and complicated Founding Fathers.
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Love in a Time of Hate: The Story of Magda and Andre Trocme and the Village That Said No to the Nazis

HANNA SCHOTT · Herald Press
Pages: 270
Format: Paperback

Love in a Time of Hate tells the gripping tale of Magda and AndrE TrocmE, the couple that transformed a small town in the mountains of southern France into a place of safety during the Holocaust. At great risk to their own lives, the TrocmEs led efforts in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon...

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Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital

David Oshinsky · Doubleday
Pages: 387
Format: Print book

From a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian comes a riveting history of New York's iconic public hospital that charts the turbulent rise of American medicine.

Bellevue Hospital, on New York City's East Side, occupies a colorful and horrifying place in the public imagination: a den of mangled...
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Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America

Annie Jacobsen · Little, Brown and Company; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The explosive story of America's secret post-WWII science programs, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Area 51In the chaos following World War II, the U.S. government faced many difficult decisions, including what to do with the Third Reich's scientific minds. These...
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Caste: The Origins of our Discontents

Isabel Wilkerson · Random House
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions.

"As we go about our daily lives, caste is the wordless...
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Ellis Island: A People's History

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Churchill: Walking with Destiny

ANDREW ROBERTS · Viking
Pages: 1088
Format: Hardcover

A landmark reconsideration of the iconic war leader, based on extensive new material--from private letters to war cabinet meetings-- by the bestselling, award-winning author of Napoleon and The Storm of War.

When we seek an example of unalloyed courage, the man who comes...
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California comeback : how "failed state" became a model for the nation

Narda Zacchino · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

An in-depth look at California's remarkable 21st century turnaround, focusing on the role played by the state government under Jerry Brown. In the most economically important state in the country and the 7th largest economy in the world a political revolution of historic importance...
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