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Mellencamp: American Troubadour

David Masciotra · The University Press of Kentucky
Format: Hardcover

Throughout his prolific career, John Mellencamp has performed more than twenty Top 40 hits, has been nominated for thirteen Grammy Awards, and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Hits like "Jack and Diane," "Small Town," and "Cherry Bomb"...
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Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief's Tribute to America's Warriors

George W. Bush · Crown/Archetype
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A vibrant collection of oil paintings and stories by President George W. Bush honoring the sacrifice and courage of America's military veterans. With Forewords by former First Lady Laura Bush and General Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Growing out of President...
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Between Two Kingdoms

Suleika Jaouad · Random House
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A searing, deeply moving memoir of illness and recovery that traces one young woman's journey from diagnosis to remission and, ultimately, a road trip of healing and self-discovery.In the summer after graduating from college, Suleika Jaouad was preparing, as they say in commencement...
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Backstage Pass

Paul Stanley · HarperOne
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author and front man and rhythm guitarist of KISS grants fans an all-access backstage pass to his personal life and shows them how to pursue a rock 'n' roll lifestyle of their own, offering hard-won advice from a music legend.

In this follow-up to his popular...

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Bill Clinton: The American Presidents Series: The 42nd President, 1993-2001

Michael Tomasky · Times Books
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

The president of larger-than-life ambitions and appetites whose term defined America at the close of the twentieth century

Bill Clinton: a president of contradictions. He was a Rhodes Scholar and a Yale Law School graduate, but he was also a fatherless child from rural Arkansas....

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Morgue: A Life in Death

Vincent Dimaio · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 268
Format: Print book

Forensic science is booming. TV dramas, books and movies have made morgues cool. Complex technology and intricate research can take curdled blood, bone shards, and flakes of skin and turn them into justice. And Vincent Di Maio, MD, son of a famous New York City medical examiner, is one of the lions...
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Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America

T. J. Stiles · Knopf
Pages: 608
Format: Print book

From the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner, a brilliant new biography of Gen. George Armstrong Custer that radically changes our view of the man and his turbulent times.In this magisterial biography, T. J. Stiles paints a portrait of Custer both deeply personal and sweeping...
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Lennon: The Man, the Myth, the Music - The Definitive Life

Tim Riley · Hachette Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In his commanding new book, the eminent NPR critic Tim Riley takes us on the remarkable journey that brought a Liverpool art student from a disastrous childhood to the highest realms of fame. Riley portrays Lennons rise from Hamburgs red light district to Britains Royal Variety Show from...
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Five Days in November

Clint Hill · Gallery Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling authors of Mrs. Kennedy and Me share the stories behind the five infamous, tragic days surrounding JFKs assassination—alongside revealing and iconic photographs—published in remembrance of the beloved president on the fiftieth anniversary of his death....
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Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

"Majestic...Isaacson takes on another complex, giant figure and transforms him into someone we can recognize...Enthralling, masterful, and passionate." - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"A monumental tribute to a titanic figure." - Publishers Weekly...
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