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Jeff Bauman · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 244
Format: Hardcover

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING JAKE GYLLENHAAL

The New York Times bestselling memoir of the 27-year-old Boston Marathon bombing survivor.

When Jeff Bauman woke up on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 in the Boston Medical Center, groggy from a series of lifesaving surgeries...
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Freedom: My Book of Firsts

Jaycee Lee Dugard · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

In the follow-up to her #1 bestselling memoir, A Stolen Life, Jaycee Dugard tells the story of her first experiences after years in captivity: the joys that accompanied her newfound freedom and the challenges of adjusting to life on her own.

When Jaycee Dugard was eleven years...
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Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs

Douglas Smith · Farrar
Pages: 832
Format: Print book

On the centenary of the death of Rasputin comes a definitive biography that will dramatically change our understanding of this fascinating figure

A hundred years after his murder, Rasputin continues to excite the popular imagination as the personification of evil. Numerous biographies,...

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Anthem: Rush in the 1970s

Martin Popoff · ECW Press
Pages: 375
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of the rock 'n' roll kings of the North With extensive, first-hand reflections from Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart, as well as from family, friends, and fellow musicians, Anthem: Rush in the '70s is a detailed portrait of Canada's greatest...
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Marie-Antoinette: The Making of a French Queen

John Hardman · Yale University Press
Pages: 376
Format: Hardcover

A new look which fundamentally overturns our understanding of this famously "out of touch" queen Who was the real Marie-Antoinette? She was mistrusted and reviled in her own time, and today she is portrayed as a lightweight incapable of understanding the events that engulfed her....
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Fractured Land: The Price of Inheriting Oil

Lisa Westberg Peters · Minnesota Historical Society Press
Format: Print book

What does an environmentalist do when she realizes she will inherit mineral rights and royalties on fracked oil wells in North Dakota? How does she decide between financial security and living as a committed conservationist who wants to leave her grandchildren a healthy world? After her father's...
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Plenty of Time When We Get Home: Love and Recovery in the Aftermath of War

Kayla Williams · W.W. Norton & Co
Pages: 252
Format: Print book

When SPC Kayla Williams and SGT Brian McGough met at a mountain outpost in Iraq in 2003, only their verbal sparring could have betrayed a hint of attraction. Neither could have predicted the sequence of events that would shape their lives.

Brian, on his way back to base after mid-tour...
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Maximilian and Carlota: Europe's Last Empire in Mexico

M. M. McAllen · Trinity University Press; First Edition edition
Format: Print book

In this new telling of Mexicos Second Empire and Louis Napoléons installation of Maximilian von Habsburg and his wife, Carlota of Belgium, as the emperor and empress of Mexico, Maximilian and Carlota brings the dramatic, interesting, and tragic time of this six-year-siege to life.From...
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The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers

MAXWELL KING · Abrams Press
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Fred Rogers (1928-2003) was an enormously influential figure in the history of television and in the lives of tens of millions of children. As the creator and star of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, he was a champion of compassion, equality, and kindness. Rogers was fiercely devoted...
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