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Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux Black Elk, John G. Neihardt 0803283598 9780803283596 The most important aspect of this book is upon the contemporary generation of young Indians who have been aggressively searc Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux

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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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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

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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 Georgia farm before 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 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 Laura Hillenbrand 0449005615 9780449005613 Seabiscuit: An American Legend   Seabiscuit: An American Legend

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Benjamin Franklin Edmund S. Morgan 0300095325 9780300095326 Perhaps the most remarkable figure in American history, Benjamin Franklin was a man of vast contradictions as this brilliant biography of the statesman, scientist, and moralist demonstrates. Benjamin Franklin

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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

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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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To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian Stephen E. Ambrose 0743252128 9780743252126 Completed shortly before Ambroses untimely death,To Americais a very personal look at our nations history through the eyes of one of the twentieth centurys m To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian

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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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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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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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LeBron James: The Rise of a Star David Lee Morgan Jr. 1886228744 9781886228740 He was featured on the covers of both Sports Illustrated and ESPN The Magazine. He has the scouts of every pro basketball team drooling. He has been touted wildly on natio LeBron James: The Rise of a Star

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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

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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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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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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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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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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

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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

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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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Personal History Katharine Graham 0394585852 9780394585857 An extraordinarily frank, honest, and generous book by one of Americas most famous and admired women -- a book that is, as its title suggests, composed of both personal memoir and history. It Personal History

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Dakota: A Spiritual Geography Kathleen Norris 0618127240 9780618127245 A book of stories, a book of prayer, a book to be read meditatively and well, DAKOTA offers a timeless tribute to a place in the American landscape that is at once desolate and su Dakota: A Spiritual Geography

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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 Johnson (Rain Man). In My Dog Skip

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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

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The Book of Honor: Covert Lives & Classified Deaths at the CIA Ted Gup 0385492936 9780385492935 This is a story of heroes and secrets. In the entrance of the CIA headquarters looms a huge marble wall into which seventy-one stars are carved--e The Book of Honor: Covert Lives & Classified Deaths at the CIA

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The Sins of the Father: Joseph P. Kennedy and the Dynasty he Founded Ronald Kessler 0446518840 9780446518840 The Sins of the Father is the definitive new biography of Joseph P. Kennedy. Based on extensive research and interviews with Kennedy family m The Sins of the Father: Joseph P. Kennedy and the Dynasty he Founded

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Gellhorn: A Twentieth-Century Life Caroline Moorehead 0805076964 9780805076967 The first major biography of legendary war correspondent Martha Gellhorn casts a vivid spotlight on one of the most undercelebrated women of the 20th century (Entertainmen Gellhorn: A Twentieth-Century Life

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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

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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)

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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

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Ronald Reagan: How an Ordinary Man Became an Extraordinary Leader Dinesh DSouza 0684848236 9780684848235 In this enlightening new look at one of our most successful, most popular, and least understood presidents, bestselling author and former Reagan Ronald Reagan: How an Ordinary Man Became an Extraordinary Leader

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The Autobiography and Other Writings (Bantam Classics) Benjamin Franklin 0553210750 9780553210750 Benjamin Franklins writings represent a long career of literary, scientific, and political efforts over a lifetime which extended nearly the entire eigh The Autobiography and Other Writings (Bantam Classics)

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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 mysteries of Tibetan Buddhis Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of The Dalai Lama

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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

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The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective Kate Summerscale 080271742X 9780802717429 The national bestseller, now in paperback. In June of 1860 three-year-old Saville Kent was found at the bottom o The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective

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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

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Keeping Faith: A Father-Son Story About Love and the United States Marine Corps John Schaeffer, Frank Schaeffer 0786713089 9780786713080 In 1998, Frank Schaeffer was a bohemian novelist living in Volvo driving, higher-education worshipping Massachuse Keeping Faith: A Father-Son Story About Love and the United States Marine Corps

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Rogue Warrior Richard Marcinko 0671795937 9780671795931 A brilliant virtuoso of violence, Richard Marcinko rose through Navy ranks to create and command one of this countrys most elite and classified counterterrorist units,SEAL TEAM SIX. Now this thi Rogue Warrior

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Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution A.J. Langguth 0671675621 9780671675622 With meticulous research and page-turning suspense,Patriotsbrings to life the American Revolution -- the battles, the treacheries, and the dynamic personalit Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution

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Eleanor Roosevelt, Vol. 1: 1884-1933 Blanche Wiesen Cook 0140094601 9780140094602 Eleanor Roosevelt was born into the privileges and prejudices of American aristocracy and into a family ravaged by alcoholism. She overcame debilitating roots: in her p Eleanor Roosevelt, Vol. 1: 1884-1933

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Angelas Ashes (The Frank McCourt Memoirs) Frank McCourt 0684874350 9780684874357 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. Wors Angelas Ashes (The Frank McCourt Memoirs)

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Avas Man Rick Bragg 0375724443 9780375724442 With the same emotional generosity and effortlessly compelling storytelling that madeAll Over But the Shoutina national bestseller, Rick Bragg continues his personal history of the Deep South. This time he Avas Man

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Martin Luther King, Jr., on Leadership: Inspiration and Wisdom for Challenging Times Martin Luther King, Jr., on Leadership: Inspiration and Wisdom for Challenging Times

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The Diary Of A Young Girl Anne Frank 0385480334 9780385480338 More than fifty years after its first publication, Doubledays definitive edition of Anne Franks famous diary generated an extraordinary amount of excitement when it was published in early The Diary Of A Young Girl

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Last Man Down: A Firefighters Story of Survival and Escape from the World Trade Center Richard Picciotto, Daniel Paisner 0425189880 9780425189887 THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER New afterword by the author A Firefighters story of survival and escape fr Last Man Down: A Firefighters Story of Survival and Escape from the World Trade Center

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Three Cups of Tea: One Mans Mission to Promote Peace - One School at a Time Greg Mortenson, David Oliver Relin 0143038257 9780143038252 The astonishing, uplifting story of a real-life Indiana Jones and his humanitarian campaign to use education to co Three Cups of Tea: One Mans Mission to Promote Peace - One School at a Time

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The Road from Coorain Jill Ker Conway 0679724362 9780679724360 One womens journey from a childhood in Australias outback to adulthood as a successful American career woman. The Road From Coorain is about Everywoman, for it is about childhood loneline The Road from Coorain

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The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home George Howe Colt 074324964X 9780743249645 Faced with the sale of the century-old family summer house on Cape Cod where he had spent forty-two summers, George Howe Colt returned for one l The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home

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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition Anne Frank 0553577123 9780553577129 Anne FranksThe Diary of a Young Girlis among the most enduring documents of the twentieth century. Since its publication in 1947, it has been read by tens of millio The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation Joseph J. Ellis 0375705244 9780375705243 In this landmark work of history, the National Book Awardwinning author of American Sphinx explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individualsHa Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

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Galileos Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love Dava Sobel 0802713432 9780802713438 Inspired by a long fascination with Galileo, and by the remarkable surviving letters of Galileos daughter, a cloistered nun, Dava Sobel has written Galileos Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love

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Up from Slavery (Dover Thrift Editions) Booker T. Washington 0486287386 9780486287386 Autobiography of influential spokesman and former slave who became a major figure in the struggle for equal rights.   Up from Slavery (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China Jung Chang 0743246985 9780743246989 Blending the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history,Wild Swanshas become a bestselling classic in thirty languages, with more than ten million copies s Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

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The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home George Howe Colt 0684845172 9780684845173 In this intimate and poignant history of a sprawling century-old summer house on Cape Cod, George Howe Colt reveals not just one familys fascina The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home

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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Dover Thrift Editions) Benjamin Franklin 0486290735 9780486290737 One of the most popular works of American literature, this charming self-portrait has been translated into nearly every language. It covers Fran The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Lincoln David Herbert Donald 068482535X 9780684825359 David Herbert DonaldsLincolnis astunningly original portrait of Lincolns lifeand presidency. Donald brilliantlydepicts Lincolns gradual ascent from humblebeginnings in rural Kentucky to the ever- Lincoln

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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation Joseph J. Ellis 0375405445 9780375405440 An illuminating study of the intertwined lives of the founders of the American republic--John Adams, Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Je Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

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Son of the Revolution Liang Heng, Judith Shapiro 0394722744 9780394722740 An autobiography of a young Chinese man whose childhood and adolescence were spent in Maos China during the Cultural Revolution.   Son of the Revolution

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Middle Passage Charles Johnson 0684855887 9780684855882 It is 1830. Rutherford Calhoun, a newly treed slave and irrepressible rogue, is desperate to escape unscrupulous bill collectors and an impending marriage to a priggish schoolteacher. He jumps a Middle Passage

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His Excellency: George Washington Joseph J. Ellis 1400040310 9781400040315 The author of seven highly acclaimed books, Joseph J. Ellis has crafted a landmark biography that brings to life in all his complexity the most important and perhaps least und His Excellency: George Washington

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The Real George Washington (American Classic Series) Jay A. Parry, Andrew M. Allison 0880800143 9780880800143 Why, after two centuries, does George Washington remain one of the most beloved figures in our history? The Real George Washington Answers t The Real George Washington (American Classic Series)

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The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Mans Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945 Wladyslaw Szpilman 0312263767 9780312263768 Named one of the Best Books of 1999 by theLos Angeles Times,The Pianistis now a major motion picture directed by Roman Pol The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Mans Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945

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41: A Portrait of My Father George W. Bush 0553447785 9780553447781 41: A Portrait of My Father   41: A Portrait of My Father

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A Tale of Love and Darkness Amos Oz 015603252X 9780156032520 Tragic, comic, and utterly honest, this bestselling and critically acclaimed new work by one of Israels most gifted and prolific authors (Helen Epstein, The Forward) is at once a family sag A Tale of Love and Darkness

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The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War Nicholas Thompson 0805081429 9780805081428 A brilliant and revealing profile of the two most important Americans during the Cold War era, this masterly double biography The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War

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