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Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad

Gordon H. Chang · Mariner Books
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

"Gripping . . . Chang has accomplished the seemingly impossible . . . He has written a remarkably rich, human, and compelling story of the railroad Chinese." -- Peter Cozzens, Wall Street Journal

A groundbreaking, breathtaking history of the Chinese wor
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More Than Love: An Intimate Portrait of My Mother, Natalie Wood

Natasha Gregson Wagner · Scribner
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The heartbreaking, never-before-told story of Hollywood icon Natalie Wood's glamorous life, sudden death, and lasting legacy, written by her daughter, Natasha Gregson Wagner.More Than Love is a memoir of loss, grief, and coming-of-age by a daughter of Hollywood royalty. Natasha Gregson...
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Pelosi

Molly Ball · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An intimate, fresh perspective on the most powerful woman in American political history, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, by award-winning political journalist Molly BallShe's the iconic leader who puts Donald Trump in his place, the woman with the toughness to take on a lawless president...
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Katheryn Howard, The Scandalous Queen: A Novel

Alison Weir · Ballantine Books
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir tells the tragic story of Henry VIII's fifth wife, a nineteen-year-old beauty with a hidden past, in this fifth novel in the sweeping Six Tudor Queens series.In the spring of 1540, Henry VIII, desperate to be rid of his queen, Anna...
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The Inevitability of Tragedy: Henry Kissinger and His World

Barry Gewen

A new portrait of Henry Kissinger focusing on the fundamental ideas underlying his policies: Realism, balance of power, and national interest.

Few public officials have provoked such intense controversy as Henry Kissinger. During his time in the Nixon and Ford administrat

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In Deep: The FBI, the CIA, and the Truth about America's "Deep State"

David Rohde · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist's eye-opening investigation of the so-called deep state.A recent poll found that 74 percent of Americans believe that a group of unelected government and military officials is secretly manipulating or directing national policy. But does an American...
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The House of Kennedy

James Patterson · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 512
Format: Large Print

Those who dwell in the House of Kennedy work hard, live hard, and win at all costs. But just how much has it cost them? The Kennedy name is synonymous with American royalty. The family commitment to public service is legendary and enduring. But all their wild charisma has been dashed by disgrace...
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The Kidnap Years: The Astonishing True History of the Forgotten Kidnapping Epidemic That Shook Depression-Era America

David Stout

"A thrilling account that puts the 1932 Lindbergh baby kidnapping case, billed as "the crime of the century," in the context of the thousands of other kidnappings that occurred in the U.S. during the Prohibition and Depression eras...will enthrall true crime fans

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Enemy of All Mankind: A True Story of Piracy, Power, and History's First Global Manhunt

Steven Johnson · Riverhead Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Map and How We Got to Now returns with the story of a pirate who changed the world Most confrontations, viewed from the wide angle of history, are minor disputes, sparks that quickly die out. But every now and then, someone strikes a match...
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Paris, City of Dreams: Napoleon III, Baron Haussmann, and the Creation of Paris

Mary McAuliffe · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

Acclaimed historian Mary McAuliffe vividly recaptures the Paris of Napoleon III, Claude Monet, and Victor Hugo as Georges Haussmann tore down and rebuilt Paris into the beautiful City of Light we know today.Paris, City of Dreams traces the transformation of the City of Light during Napoleon...
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