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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

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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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Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors Piers Paul Read 038000321X 9780380003211 Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors   Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors

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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

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On Hitlers Mountain: Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood Ms. Irmgard A. Hunt 0060532181 9780060532185 Growing up in the beautiful mountains of Berchtesgaden -- just steps from Adolf Hitlers alpine retreat -- Irmgard Hunt had a seemingly happy, On Hitlers Mountain: Overcoming the Legacy of a Nazi Childhood

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Seabiscuit: An American Legend (Ballantine Readers Circle) Laura Hillenbrand 0449005615 9780449005613 Seabiscuit: An American Legend (Ballantine Readers Circle)   Seabiscuit: An American Legend (Ballantine Readers Circle)

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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

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Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDRs Great Supreme Court Justices Noah Feldman 0446580570 9780446580571 A tiny, ebullient Jew who started as Americas leading liberal and ended as its most famous judicial conservative. A Klansman who became an Scorpions: The Battles and Triumphs of FDRs Great Supreme Court Justices

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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

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American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson Joseph J. Ellis 0679764410 9780679764410 An extraordinary retrospective covering over thirty years of work, Shake Loose My Skin is a stunning testament to the literary, sensual, and political powers American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson

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Strength in What Remains (Random House Readers Circle) Tracy Kidder 0812977610 9780812977615 In Strength in What Remains, Tracy Kidder gives us the story of one mans inspiring American journey and of the ordinary people who helped him, providing bril Strength in What Remains (Random House Readers Circle)

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In Pharaohs Army: Memories of the Lost War Tobias Wolff 0679760237 9780679760238 Whether he is evoking the blind carnage of the Tet offensive, the theatrics of his fellow Americans, or the unraveling of his own illusions, Wolff brings to this work th In Pharaohs Army: Memories of the Lost War

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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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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman Robert K. Massie 0679456724 9780679456728 Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman   Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

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Young Men and Fire Norman Maclean 0226500624 9780226500621 On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Services elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana wildern Young Men and Fire

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The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris David McCullough 1416571760 9781416571766 The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris   The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.)

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1776 David McCullough 0743226712 9780743226714 In this stirring 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 cause 1776

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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

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Endurance: Shackletons Incredible Voyage Alfred Lansing 078670621X 9780786706211 The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackletons survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, defined heroism. Alfred Lans Endurance: Shackletons Incredible Voyage

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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

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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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Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief James M. McPherson 1594201919 9781594201912 James McPherson, a bestselling historian of the Civil War, illuminates how Lincoln worked with?nd often against?his senior commanders to defeat the Confed Tried by War: Abraham Lincoln as Commander in Chief

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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)

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Theodore Rex Edmund Morris 0394555090 9780394555096 The most eagerly awaited presidential biography in years,Theodore Rexis a sequel to Edmund Morriss classic bestsellerThe Rise of Theodore Roosevelt. It begins by following the new President (still t Theodore Rex

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740 Park: The Story of the Worlds Richest Apartment Building Michael Gross 0767917448 9780767917445 For seventy-five years, its been Manhattans richest apartment building, and one of the most lusted-after addresses in the world. One apartment had 37 740 Park: The Story of the Worlds Richest Apartment Building

Michael Gross  Paperback

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The Life of Olaudah Equiano (Dover Thrift Editions) Olaudah Equiano 048640661X 9780486406619 Compelling work traces the formidable journey of an Igbo prince from captivity to freedom and literacy and recounts his enslavement in the New World, service The Life of Olaudah Equiano (Dover Thrift Editions)

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The Wordy Shipmates Sarah Vowell 1594484007 9781594484001 In this New York Times bestseller, the author of Assassination Vacationbrings the [Puritan] era wickedly to life (Washington Post). To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation, but S The Wordy Shipmates

Sarah Vowell (Edition: First Thus) Paperback

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Cleopatra: A Life Stacy Schiff 0316001945 9780316001946 Her palace shimmered with onyx and gold but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator. She was married twic Cleopatra: A Life

Stacy Schiff (Edition: Reprint) Paperback

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South: The ENDURANCE Expedition Ernest Shackleton 0451198808 9780451198808 In 1914, as the shadow of war falls across Europe, a party led by veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton sets out to become the first to traverse the Antarctic continent. Thei South: The ENDURANCE Expedition

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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

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Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship Jon Meacham 0812972821 9780812972825 The most complete portrait ever drawn of the complex emotional connection between two of historys towering leaders Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Ch Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship

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Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life (Ballantine Readers Circle) Alison Weir 0345434870 9780345434876 Renowned in her time for being the most beautiful woman in Europe, the wife of two kings and mother of three, Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the great hero Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life (Ballantine Readers Circle)

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This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind Ivan Doig 0156899825 9780156899826 This work introduced a major modern author to the reading public. Doigs life was formed among the sheepherders and other denizens of small-town saloons and valley ranc This House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind

Ivan Doig  Paperback

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The Professor and the Madman Simon Winchester 0060175966 9780060175962 The Professor and the Madman, masterfully researched and eloquently written, is an extraordinary tale of madness, genius, and the incredible obsessions of two remarkable men that The Professor and the Madman

Simon Winchester (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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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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