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  • How To Build A Boat - A Father, His Daughter,...

    Gornall,Jonathan
    (10532062)

    Part ode to building something with one's hands in the modern age, part celebration of the beauty and function of boats, and part moving father-daughter story, How to Build a Boat is a bold adventure. Once an essential skill, the ability to build a...

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  • It's How We Play The Game - Build A Business,...

    Stack,Ed
    (10532400)

    For readers of Phil Knight's Shoe Dog and Howard Schultz's Onward, an inspiring memoir from the CEO of DICK's Sporting Goods about building a multibillion dollar business, coming to the defense of embattled youth sports programs, and taking a...

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  • Belonging - A German Reckons With History And...

    Krug ,Nora
    (10538347)

    * Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award * Silver Medal Society of Illustrators * * Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Comics Beat, The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Kirkus...

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  • Heavy - An American Memoir

    Laymon,Kiese
    (10538571)

    *Named a Best Book of 2018 by the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, NPR, Broadly, Buzzfeed (Nonfiction), The Undefeated, Library Journal (Biography/Memoirs), The Washington Post (Nonfiction), Southern Living (Southern), Entertainment Weekly, and The...

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  • The Bonanza King - John MacKay And The Battle...

    Crouch,Gregory
    (10538565)

    'A monumentally researched biography of one of the nineteenth century's wealthiest self-made Americans...Well-written and worthwhile' (The Wall Street Journal) it's the rags-to-riches frontier tale of an Irish immigrant who outwits, outworks, and...

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  • The Choice - Embrace The Possible

    Eger,Edith Eva
    (10530720)

    'I'll be forever changed by Dr. Eger's story...The Choice is a reminder of what courage looks like in the worst of times and that we all have the ability to pay attention to what we've lost, or to pay attention to what we still have.'--Oprah 'Dr....

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  • The Guarded Gate - Bigotry, Eugenics And The...

    Okrent,Daniel
    (10530700)

    By the widely celebrated New York Times bestselling author of Last Call--the powerful, definitive, and timely account of how the rise of eugenics helped America close the immigration door to 'inferiors' in the 1920s. A forgotten, dark chapter of...

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  • Heartland - A Memoir Of Working Hard And...

    Smarsh, Sarah
    (10530690)

    *Finalist for the National Book Award* *Finalist for the Kirkus Prize* *Instant New York Times Bestseller* *Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, The New York Post, BuzzFeed, Shelf Awareness, Bustle, and Publishers Weekly* An essential read for our...

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  • The Catalogue Of Shipwrecked Books -...

    Wilson-Lee,Edward
    (10530738)

    Named a Best Book of the Year by: * Financial Times * New Statesman * History Today * The Spectator * 'Like a Renaissance wonder cabinet, full of surprises and opening up into a lost world.' --Stephen Greenblatt Shortlisted for the James Tait Black...

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  • The World's Fastest Man - The Extraordinary...

    Kranish,Michael
    (10530726)

    In the tradition of The Boys in the Boat and Seabiscuit, a fascinating portrait of a groundbreaking but forgotten figure--the remarkable Major Taylor, the black man who broke racial barriers by becoming the world's fastest and most famous bicyclist...

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  • The Operator

    O'Neill,Robert
    (9702506)

    New York Times BestsellerThe Operator: Firing the Shots That Killed Osama Bin Laden and My Years as a Seal Team Warrior.A stirringly evocative, thought-provoking, and often jaw-dropping account, The Operator ranges across SEAL Team Operator Robert...

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  • Shoe Dog - A Memoir By The Creator Of Nike

    Knight,Phil
    (10085817)

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In this instant and tenacious bestseller, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight 'offers a rare and revealing look at the notoriously media-shy man behind the swoosh' (Booklist, starred review), illuminating his...

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  • On Writing - A Memoir of the Craft (Deluxe...

    King,Stephen
    (8956386)

    'Long live the King' hailed Entertainment Weekly upon publication of Stephen King’s On Writing. Part memoir, part master class by one of the bestselling authors of all time, this superb volume is a revealing and practical view of the writer’s craft,...

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  • Shoe Dog - A Memoir By The Creator Of Nike

    Knight,Phil; Knight,Philip H
    (9342624)

    In this candid and riveting memoir, for the first time ever, Nike founder and board chairman Phil Knight shares the inside story of the company s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world s most iconic, game-changing,...

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  • The Emperor Of All Maladies - a Biography Of...

    Mukherjee,Siddhartha
    (3657396)

    In the United States one in three women and one in two men will develop cancer in their lifetime. Dr Siddhartha Mukherjee, a medical oncologist, has written a definitive history of cancer. It may be one of the best medical books I have read. Complex...

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  • Heartland - A Memoir Of Working Hard And...

    Smarsh, Sarah
    (10221693)

    *Finalist for the National Book Award and the Kirkus Prize* *Instant New York Times Bestseller* *Named a Best Book of 2018 by NPR, The New York Post, BuzzFeed, Shelf Awareness, Bustle, and Publishers Weekly* An essential read for our times: an...

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  • The Operator - Firing The Shots That Killed...

    O'neill,Robert
    (9934373)

    This instant New York Times bestseller--'a jaw-dropping, fast-paced account' (New York Post) recounts SEAL Team Operator Robert O'Neill's incredible four-hundred-mission career, including the attempts to rescue 'Lone Survivor' Marcus Luttrell and...

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  • Carry On, Warrior

    Melton, Glennon Doyle
    (9379953)

    Winner of a Books for a Better Life Award The inspiring and hilarious instant New York Times bestseller from the beloved writer, speaker, activist, and founder of Momastery.com whose new memoir Love Warrior is an Oprah s Book Club selection. Glennon...

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  • Riding Rockets

    Mullane,Mike
    (2063515)

    In 1978, the first group of space shuttle astronauts was introduced to the world -- twenty-nine men and six women who would carry NASA through the most tumultuous years of the space shuttle program. Among them was USAF Colonel Mike Mullane, who, in...

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  • Heavy - An American Memoir

    Laymon,Kiese
    (10221629)

    *Named a Best Book of 2018 by the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, NPR, Broadly, Buzzfeed (Nonfiction), The Undefeated, Library Journal (Biography/Memoirs), The Washington Post (Nonfiction), Southern Living (Southern), Entertainment Weekly, and The...

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  • A Moveable Feast - The Restored Edition

    Hemingway,Ernest
    (4051291)

    Published posthumously in 1964, A Moveable Feast remains one of Ernest Hemingway’s most enduring works. Since Hemingway’s personal papers were released in 1979, scholars have examined the changes made to the text before publication. Now, this special...

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  • The Glass Castle - A Memoir

    Walls,Jeannette
    (1114116)

    In the tradition of Mary Karr's 'The Liars' Club' and Rick Bragg's 'All Over But the Shouting,' Walls has written a stunning and life-affirming memoir about surviving a willfully impoverished, eccentric, and severely misguided family.

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  • Queen Of Katwe

    Tim Crothers
    (9396917)

    Katende, a war refugee turned missionary, had an improbable dream: to empower kids in the Katwe slum through chess—a game so foreign there is no word for it in their native language. Laying a chess­board in the dirt, Robert began to teach. At first...

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  • The Patient Assassin - A True Tale Of...

    Anand,Anita
    (10403015)

    The dramatic true story of a celebrated young survivor of a 1919 British massacre in India, and his ferocious twenty-year campaign of revenge that made him a hero to hundreds of millions--and spawned a classic legend. When Sir Michael O'Dwyer, the...

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  • Strangers On A Bridge - The Case Of Colonel...

    Donovan,James
    (8955579)

    Originally published in 1964, this is the “enthralling…truly remarkable” (The New York Times Book Review) insider account of the Cold War spy exchange that is now the subject of the major motion picture Bridge of Spies by Steven Spielberg starring...

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  • Alexander Mcqueen - Blood Beneath The Skin

    Andrew,Wilson
    (8956092)

    The first definitive biography of the iconic, notoriously private British fashion designer Alexander McQueen explores the connections between his dark work and even darker life.When forty-year-old Alexander McQueen committed suicide in February 2010,...

  • Birds Art Life - A Year Of Observation

    MacLear,Kyo
    (9944693)

    A writer's intimate and exuberant search for creativity, meaning, and solace leads her to birdwatching in this 'profound, charming memoir of art, books, life--and birds' (Minneapolis Star Tribune). When it comes to birds, Kyo Maclear isn't seeking...

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  • Mj - The Genius Of Michael Jackson

    Knopper,Steve
    (8956012)

    The ultimate critical biography of the King of Pop: a panoramic, vivid, and incisive portrait of Michael Jackson that explores and celebrates his influence in music, dance, and popular culture, drawing on 400 interviews.From the moment in 1965 when...

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  • The Glass Castle - A Memoir - Movie Tie-In

    Walls,Jeannette
    (10113763)

    The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers.The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a...

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  • The Education Of A Coroner - Lessons In...

    Bateson,John
    (10116435)

    An 'entertaining' (Booklist) account of the mysterious, hair-raising, and heartbreaking cases handled by the coroner of Marin County, California throughout his four decades on the job--from high-profile deaths and serial killers to inmate murders and...

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  • Gabby

    Giffords, Gabrielle
    (10124903)

    Como individuos, la congresista Gabrielle Giffords y su esposo, el astronauta Mark Kelly, demostraron a los estadounidenses cómo el optimismo, el espíritu aventurero y el llamado al servicio pueden ayudar a cambiar el mundo. Como pareja, se...

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  • My Soul Looks Back - A Memoir

    Harris,Jessica B
    (10086020)

    In this captivating new memoir, award-winning writer Jessica B. Harris recalls her youth 'surrounded by some of the most famous creative minds of the seventies and eighties...James Baldwin, Maya Angelou, Toni Morrison, Nina Simone' (New York...

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  • Furnishing Eternity - A Father, A Son, A...

    Giffels,David
    (9932906)

    'A lifetime's worth of workbench philosophy in a heartfelt memoir about the connection between a father and son' (Kirkus Reviews)--the acclaimed author of The Hard Way on Purpose confronts mortality, survives loss, and finds resilience through an...

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  • When The Needle Dropped - A DJ's Journey

    A-TRAK
    (9932866)

    The first major book about the biggest trend in music--Grammy Award-nominated DJ, record executive, and musical tastemaker A-Trak charts the cultural history of the DJ phenomenon and the incandescent rise of Electronic Dance Music (EDM) through his...

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  • Writing To Save A Life - The Louis Till File

    Wideman,John Edgar
    (9932916)

    A major literary figure tells 'a searching tale of loss, recovery, and deja vu that is part memoir and what-if speculation, part polemic and exposé' (The Washington Post) about two generations of one family--civil rights martyr Emmett Till and his...

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  • The Newcomers - Finding Refuge, Friendship,...

    Thorpe,Helen
    (9932928)

    'A delicate and heartbreaking mystery story...Thorpe's book is a reminder that in an era of nativism, some Americans are still breaking down walls and nurturing newcomers, the seeds of the great American experiment.' --The New York Times Book Review...

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  • Dixie

    Wilkie,Curtis
    (2050231)

    In this riveting political and social history of the American South during the second half of the twentieth century, acclaimed journalist Curtis Wilkie tells the story of a region and a man -- himself -- intimately transformed by racial and political...

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  • Teacher Man

    McCourt, Frank; McCourt,Frank
    (2063379)

    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, mega-bestselling author who wore his celebrity with extraordinary grace comes a magnificently appealing book about teaching and about how one great storyteller found his voice. Frank McCourt became an unlikely star...

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  • You Will Make Money In Your Sleep

    White,Emily
    (2063424)

    ...I was enthralled with Giacchetto. 'You must meet him, he is inspired,' I told a successful friend. 'Oh, if you have any money you should invest it with him.' Now this friend says to me, 'Emily, I'm glad I didn't listen to you.' I knew Dana before...

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  • Spy for All Seasons

    Clarridge,Duane R.
    (696183)

    Spy for All Seasons

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  • Trump Revealed - An American Journey of...

    Kranish,Michael; Fisher,Marc
    (9369935)

    Trump Revealed: An American Journey of Ambition, Ego, Money, and Power .Authoritative, timely, and provocative, this deeply researched biography of Donald Trump provides a complex portrait of the man who despite broad skepticism could be the next...

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  • All These Things That I've Done - My Insane,...

    Cohen,Mitchell; Pinfield,Matt
    (10147481)

    'The most trusted opinion in rock music' (Billy Corgan, The Smashing Pumpkins), Matt Pinfield offers the ultimate music fan's memoir, an 'entertaining and insightful' (Clive Davis) chronicle of the songs and artists that inspired his improbable...

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  • Furnishing Eternity - A Father, A Son, A...

    Giffels,David
    (10222621)

    'A lifetime's worth of workbench philosophy in a heartfelt memoir about the connection between a father and son' (Kirkus Reviews)--the acclaimed author of The Hard Way on Purpose confronts mortality, survives loss, and finds resilience through an...

    sob encomenda
  • The Newcomers - Finding Refuge, Friendship,...

    Thorpe,Helen
    (10221756)

    From the award-winning author of Soldier Girls and Just Like Us, an 'extraordinary' (The Denver Post) account of refugee teenagers at a Denver public high school and their compassionate teacher and 'a reminder that in an era of nativism, some...

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