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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 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. S Decision Points

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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 obs 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, y A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

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An Hour Before Daylight: Memories of a Rural Boyhood Jimmy Carter 0743211995 9780743211994 In An Hour Before Daylight,Jimmy Carter, bestselling author ofLiving FaithandSources of Strength,re-creates his Depression-era boyhood on a An Hour Before Daylight: Memories of a Rural Boyhood

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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 Septem Theodore Rex

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

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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 Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

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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 1776

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The Reagan Diaries Ronald Reagan 006087600X 9780060876005 During his eight years as the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan kept a daily diary, in which he recorded his innermost thoughts and observations. The handw The Reagan Diaries

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The Romanovs: the Final Chapter Robert K. Massie 0345406400 9780345406408 MASTERFUL. --The Washington Post Book World RIVETING . . . UNFOLDS LIKE A DETECTIVE STORY. --Los Angeles Times Book Review In July 1991, nine skeletons were The Romanovs: the Final Chapter

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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 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 American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson

Joseph J. Ellis  Paperback

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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

David McCullough (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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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. Wo 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 basebal 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-creatin 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 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 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 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 h 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 Wil 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 Personal History

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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 d 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 a 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 s October Sky (The Coalwood Series #1)

Homer Hickam  Mass Market Paperback

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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 ne Theodore Rex

Edmund Morris (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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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. O 740 Park: The Story of the Worlds Richest Apartment Building

Michael Gross  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. Cleopatra: A Life

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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 Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters First 100 Years

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My Dog Skip Willie Morris 0679767223 9780679767220 Now a major motion picture form Warner Brothers, starring Kevin Bacon, Diane Lane, Luke Wilson, Frankie Muniz, and Eddie from the TV showFrasier(as Skip), and produced by Mark Joh My Dog Skip

Willie Morris  Paperback

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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 o Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life (Ballantine Readers Circle)

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Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincolns Killer James L. Swanson 0060518499 9780060518493 Combining magnificent historical research with a thrilling story, Manhunt describes the hourndash;byndash;hour details of the twelve days afte Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincolns Killer

James L. Swanson (Edition: 1st) Hardcover

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A Ladys Life in the Rocky Mountains (Volume 14) (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 -- A Ladys Life in the Rocky Mountains (Volume 14) (The Western Frontier Library Series)

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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 spir 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 His Excellency: George Washington

Joseph J. Ellis First edition Paperback

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Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of The Dalai Lama Dalai Lama 0060987014 9780060987015 In this astonishingly frank autobiography, the Dalai Lama reveals the remarkable inner strength that allowed him to master both the mysterie Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of The Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama  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 Fav Zeitoun

Dave Eggers (Edition: 1 Reprint) Paperback

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Under Fire: An American Story Oliver L. North, William Novak 0060183349 9780060183349 In this autobiography, many of the key players in the Iran-Contra affair are profiled, and it is revealed that Reagan knew about the events as t Under Fire: An American Story

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