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Im a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away Bill Bryson 076790382X 9780767903820 After living in Britain for two decades, Bill Bryson recently moved back to the United States with his English wife and four children (h Im a Stranger Here Myself: Notes on Returning to America After 20 Years Away

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Decision Points George W. Bush 0307590615 9780307590619 President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions of his presidency and personal life. Decision Pointsis the extraordinary account of Americarsquo;s 43rd president. Shattering the conven Decision Points

George W. Bush  Hardcover

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Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter Adeline Yen Mah 0767903579 9780767903578 Born in 1937 in a port city a thousand miles north of Shanghai, Adeline Yen Mah was the youngest child of an affluent Chinese family who enjoyed rare Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter

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The Dark Side of Camelot Seymour M. Hersh 0316359556 9780316359559 The Dark Side of Camelot   The Dark Side of Camelot

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Fever Pitch Nick Hornby 1573226882 9781573226882 From the author of High Fidelity comes a sophisticated study of obsession, masculinity, class, identity and loyalty, in a bittersweet book that vividly recounts Hornbys youthful obsession with English Fever Pitch

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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Ishmael Beah 0374105235 9780374105235 My new friends have begun to suspect I havent told them the full story of my life. Why did you leave Sierra Leone? Because there is a war. You mean, you saw people runnin A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

Ishmael Beah (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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Theodore Rex Edmund Morris 0812966007 9780812966008 Theodore Rexis the storynever fully told beforeof Theodore Roosevelts two world-changing terms as President of the United States. A hundred years before the catastrophe of September 11, 2001, TR suc Theodore Rex

Edmund Morris (Edition: Mod. Library Ppbk Ed., 2002/1st Printing) Paperback

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend Laura Hillenbrand 0449005615 9780449005613 Seabiscuit: An American Legend   Seabiscuit: An American Legend

Laura Hillenbrand  Paperback

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Signet Classics) Frederick Douglass 0451529944 9780451529947 This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition combines the two most important African American slave narratives into one volume. Frederick Doug Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass (Signet Classics)

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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln Doris Kearns Goodwin 0743270754 9780743270755 On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward Bates, and Abraham Lincoln waited in their hometowns for the results from the Republican Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin  Paperback

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1776 David McCullough 0743226720 9780743226721 In this masterful book, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence -- when the whole American caus 1776

David McCullough  Paperback

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Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle Countess of Fiona Carnarvon 0770435629 9780770435622 Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle   Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey: The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle

Countess of Fiona Carnarvon  Paperback

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American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson Joseph J. Ellis 0679764410 9780679764410 For a man who insisted that life on the public stage was not what he had in mind, Thomas Jefferson certainly spent a great deal of time in the spotlight--and American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson

Joseph J. Ellis  Paperback

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Eisenhower: Soldier and President (The Renowned One-Volume Life) Stephen E. Ambrose 0671747584 9780671747589 Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to o Eisenhower: Soldier and President (The Renowned One-Volume Life)

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass 0486284999 9780486284996 Douglasssnbsp;graphic depictions of slavery, harrowing escape to freedom, and life as a newspaper editor, eloquent orator, and impassioned abolitionist.   Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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Angelas Ashes: A Memoir Frank McCourt 068484267X 9780684842677 When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while. Worse than the ordinar Angelas Ashes: A Memoir

Frank McCourt (Edition: 1st Touchstone Ed., 1999) Paperback

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Wait Till Next Year - A Memoir Doris Kearns Goodwin 0684847957 9780684847955 Set in the suburbs of New York in the 1950s,Wait Till Next Yearis Doris Kearns Goodwins touching memoir of growing up in love with her family and baseball. She re-creates th Wait Till Next Year - A Memoir

Doris Kearns Goodwin  Paperback

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A Year By The Sea: Thoughts of an Unfinished Woman Joan Anderson 0767905938 9780767905930 Now available in paperback, the entrancing story of how one womans journey of self-discovery gave her the courage to persevere in re-creating her life. Life is A Year By The Sea: Thoughts of an Unfinished Woman

Joan Anderson (Edition: 1st Broadway Books Trade Pbk. Ed) Paperback

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John Adams David McCullough 0743223136 9780743223133 In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared John Adams

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John Adams David McCullough 0684813637 9780684813639 In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot -- the colo John Adams

David McCullough (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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Who Was King Tut? Roberta Edwards, Who HQ 0448443600 9780448443607 Ever since Howard Carter uncovered King Tutankhamens tomb in 1922, the young pharaoh has become a symbol of the wealth and mystery of ancient Egypt. Pharaoh fever strikes again and th Who Was King Tut?

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Marie Antoinette: The Journey Antonia Fraser 0385489498 9780385489492 Frances beleaguered queen, Marie Antoinette, wrongly accused of uttering the infamous Let them eat cake, was the subject of ridicule and curiosity even before her death; she has si Marie Antoinette: The Journey

Antonia Fraser  Paperback

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Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincolns Killer (P.S.) James L. Swanson 0060518502 9780060518509 The murder of Abraham Lincoln set off the greatest manhunt in American history. From April 14 to April 26, 1865, the assassin, John Wilkes Booth, led Union Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincolns Killer (P.S.)

James L. Swanson  Paperback

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Personal History Katharine Graham 0375701044 9780375701047 Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for Biography An extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of Americas most famous and admired women,Personal Historyis, as its title suggests, Personal History

Katharine Graham  Paperback

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Dont Lets Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood Alexandra Fuller 0375758992 9780375758997 In Don t Let s Go to the Dogs Tonight, Alexandra Fuller remembers her African childhood with candor and sensitivity. Though it is a diary of an unruly li Dont Lets Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood

Alexandra Fuller  Paperback

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Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation Cokie Roberts 006009026X 9780060090265 From #1 New York Times bestselling author Cokie Roberts comes New York Times bestseller Founding Mothers, an intimate and illuminating look at the fervently patr Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation

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October Sky (The Coalwood Series #1) Homer Hickam 0440235502 9780440235507 The true story, originally published asRocket Boys, that inspired the Universal Pictures film. It was 1957, the year Sputnik raced across the Appalachian sky, and the small to October Sky (The Coalwood Series #1)

Homer Hickam  Mass Market Paperback

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Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters First 100 Years Sarah L. Delany, A. Elizabeth Delany, Amy Hill Hearth 0440220424 9780440220428 Warm, feisty, and intelligent, the Delany sisters speak their mind in a book that is at once a vital historical record a Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters First 100 Years

Sarah L. Delany, A. Elizabeth Delany, Amy Hill Hea  Mass Market Paperback

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Washington: The Indispensable Man James Thomas Flexner 0316286168 9780316286169 The year is 1849. Young Jack Flagg sets out to recoup his Aunt Arabellas fortune on a ship bound from Boston to the California gold fields. Thus begin the wild, swashbuck Washington: The Indispensable Man

James Thomas Flexner  Paperback

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The Children of Henry VIII Alison Weir 0345407865 9780345407863 At his death in 1547, King Henry VIII left four heirs to the English throne: his only son, the nine-year-old Prince Edward; the Lady Mary, the adult daughter of his first wife, Katherine The Children of Henry VIII

Alison Weir  Paperback

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A Ladys Life in the Rocky Mountains (The Western Frontier Library Series) Isabella Lucy Bird, Daniel J. Boorstin 0806113286 9780806113289 In 1873, a middle-aged Englishwoman toured the Colorado Rockies on horseback -- alone, for the most part. Painti A Ladys Life in the Rocky Mountains (The Western Frontier Library Series)

Isabella Lucy Bird, Daniel J. Boorstin (Edition: Revised) Paperback

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When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa Peter Godwin 0316018716 9780316018715 A brilliant memoir about a sons return to Africa to uncover the secrets of his family and his home. Bearing witness to Zimbabwes dramatic spiral downwards, Godwin When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa

Peter Godwin  Paperback

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His Excellency: George Washington Joseph J. Ellis 1400032539 9781400032532 To this landmark biography of our first president, Joseph J. Ellis brings the exacting scholarship, shrewd analysis, and lyric prose that have made him one of the premier hist His Excellency: George Washington

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Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989 Michael R. Beschloss 0743257448 9780743257442 Presidential Courageis a brilliantly readable and inspiring saga about crucial times in American history when a courageous Presid Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989

Michael R. Beschloss (Edition: First Edition) Paperback

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Alive Piers Paul Read 0060778660 9780060778668 On October 12, 1972, an Uruguayan Air Force plane carrying a team of rugby players crashed in the remote snowy peaks of the Andes. Ten weeks later, only sixteen of the forty-five passengers were found al Alive

Piers Paul Read  Paperback

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Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power Richard Carwardine 1400096022 9781400096022 As a defender of national unity, a leader in war, and the emancipator of slaves, Abraham Lincoln lays ample claim to being the greatest of our presidents. But the story Lincoln: A Life of Purpose and Power

Richard Carwardine  Paperback

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Zeitoun Dave Eggers 0307387941 9780307387943 A New York Times Notable Book, An O, The Oprah Magazine Terrific Read of the Year, A Huffington Post Best Book of the Year, A New Yorker Favorite Book of the Year, A Chicago Tribune Favorite Nonfiction Boo Zeitoun

Dave Eggers (Edition: 1 Reprint) Paperback

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King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero David Remnick 0375702296 9780375702297 Succeeds more than any previous book in bringing Ali into focus . . . as a starburst of energy, ego and ability whose like will never be seen agai King of the World: Muhammad Ali and the Rise of an American Hero

David Remnick (Edition: 1st Vintage Books Ed) Paperback

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The Orchard: A Memoir Adele Crockett Robertson 0553378597 9780553378597 The Orchardis an exquisitely beautiful and poignant memoir of a young womans single-handed struggle to save her New England farm in the depths of the Great Depression. Recently d The Orchard: A Memoir

Adele Crockett Robertson  Paperback

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Richard M. Nixon: The American Presidents Series: The 37th President, 1969-1974 Elizabeth Drew 0805069631 9780805069631 The complex man at the center of America?s most self-destructive presidency In this provocative and revelatory assessment of the o Richard M. Nixon: The American Presidents Series: The 37th President, 1969-1974

Elizabeth Drew (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West Dorothy Wickenden 1439176590 9781439176597 Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West   Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West

Dorothy Wickenden (Edition: Reprint) Paperback

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The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century Steve Coll 1594201641 9781594201646 From the bestselling author of Buffett, When Genius Failed, and Origins of the Crash, a wake-up call to the pension and retirement crisis facing America and The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century

Steve Coll (Edition: 1) Hardcover

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September 11: An Oral History Dean Murphy 0385507682 9780385507684 About 3,000 people lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C., on September 11, 2001. Thousands more narrowly escaped, their survival a result of September 11: An Oral History

Dean Murphy (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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A Royal Duty Paul Burrell 0399151729 9780399151729 Now comes the long awaited book, A ROYAL DUTY by Paul Burrell, the man in whom she confided on matters big and small. Paul, one of the Queens personal footmen, met Diana during one of her first visit A Royal Duty

Paul Burrell (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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Four Queens: The Provencal Sisters Who Ruled Europe Nancy Goldstone 0143113259 9780143113256 Four Queens is a rich pageant of glamour, intrigue, and feminine power at a time when women were thought to have played limited roles. In thirteenth-century Four Queens: The Provencal Sisters Who Ruled Europe

Nancy Goldstone  Paperback

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