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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story
by John Berendt
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US“Elegant and wicked…. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil might be the first true-crime book that makes the reader want to book a bed and breakfast for an extended weekend at the scene of the crime." —The New York Times Book... (read more)

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Coming Into the Country
Coming Into the Country
by John McPhee
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When Richard Nixon signed the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act in 1971, eighty million acres were flagged as possible national park land. Field expeditions were tasked with recording what was contained in these vast acres. Under this decree, five men... (read more)

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On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (and Always Have) in the Future Tense
On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (and Always Have) in the Future Tense
by David Brooks
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Americans are the inheritors of a sense of limitless possibilities raised to think in the future tense. The author takes a serious and comic look at this future-mindedness that shapes personalities and underlies beliefs.... (read more)

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Tide, Feather, Snow: A Life in Alaska
Tide, Feather, Snow: A Life in Alaska
by Miranda Weiss
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"Miranda Weiss's Tide, Feather, Snow is beautifully poetic, her observations are expansive, and the pace and rhythm in which she writes are perfect.” — Lynne Cox, author of Grayson and Swimming to Antarctica "Tide, Feather, Snow is about... (read more)

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World Rushed in
World Rushed in
by J S Holliday
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The World Rushed In is a pioneering achievement in historical writing, at once a personal, intimate story of one man's search for wealth and the definitive account of the California gold rush. Building upon the copious journals of gold seeker William... (read more)

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Young Men and Fire
Young Men and Fire
by Norman MacLean
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On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana wilderness. Two hours after their jump, all but three of these men... (read more)

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Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn
Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn
by Evan S. Connell
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Custer's Last Stand is among the most enduring events in American history--more than one hundred years after the fact, books continue to be written and people continue to argue about even the most basic details surrounding the Little Bighorn. Evan S... (read more)

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story
by John Berendt
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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty, early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks... (read more)

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A Dangerous Place: California's Unsettling Fate
A Dangerous Place: California's Unsettling Fate
by Marc Reisner
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Writing with a signature command of his subject and with compelling resonance, Marc Reisner leads us through California’s improbable rise from a largely desert land to the most populated state in the nation, fueled by an economic engine more... (read more)

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Johnstown Flood (Touchstone Books)
Johnstown Flood (Touchstone Books)
by David McCullough
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David McCullough is known to millions as the author of the critically acclaimed, best-selling books The Great Bridge, The Path Between the Seas, and Mornings on Horseback, and as host of the popular PBS television series "Smithsonian World?' The... (read more)

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Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs: A True Story of Bad Breaks and Small Miracles
Take Good Care of the Garden and the Dogs: A True Story of Bad Breaks and Small Miracles
by Heather Lende
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The Alaskan landscape — "so vast, dramatic, and unbelievable" — may be the reason the people in Haines, Alaska (population 2,400), so often discuss the meaning of life. Heather Lende thinks it helps make life mean more. Since her bestselling... (read more)

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Gold Rush Women (Images of America)
Gold Rush Women (Images of America)
by Claire Rudol Murphy
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This book gathers the riveting stories of adventurous women-miners, madams, merchants, and mothers -- who went North during the gold rush era.... (read more)

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The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge (Touchstone Books)
The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge (Touchstone Books)
by David McCullough
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This monumental book tells the enthralling story of one of the greatest accomplishments in our nations history, the building of what was then the longest suspension bridge in the world. The Brooklyn Bridge rose out of the expansive era following the... (read more)

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Power in the blood :land, memory, and a southern family
Power in the blood :land, memory, and a southern family
by John Bentley Mays
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Mays, born in 1941 into one of the oldest families in the South, describes his rediscovery of his Southern roots and heritage after decades of self-exile from his homeland. Secrets he uncovers in his aunt's home motivate him to search for answers in... (read more)

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Bear Man of Admiralty Island: A Biography of Allen E. Hasselborg
Bear Man of Admiralty Island: A Biography of Allen E. Hasselborg
by John Howe
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Bear Man of Admiralty Island is the life story of a rugged loner and self-taught naturalist who came to southeastern Alaska in 1901 to seek his fortune in the awe-inspiring wilderness but found his destiny instead. In the process, this sturdy... (read more)

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All Over But the Shoutin'
All Over But the Shoutin'
by Rick Bragg
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By the time he received the Pulitzer Prize in 1996, New York Times correspondent Rick Bragg had already received nearly every award available to an American journalist, including the American Society of Newspaper Editors Distinguished Writing Award... (read more)

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Custer's Luck
Custer's Luck
by Edgar I Stewart
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This is undoubtedly a remarkable book on a period of American history about which much has been written — the period of the Indian wars in the Northwest, from the close of the Civil War until the Custer disaster on the Little Big Horn. It presents... (read more)

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Through the Children's Gate: A Home in New York (Vintage)
Through the Children's Gate: A Home in New York (Vintage)
by Adam Gopnik
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Gopnik, bestselling author of "Paris to the Moon" and writer for "The New Yorker," does for New York what he did for Paris in this collection about life, art, and family.... (read more)

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The Food of a Younger Land: A Portrait of American Food
The Food of a Younger Land: A Portrait of American Food
by Mark Kurlansky
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Eat your way around the world without leaving your home in this mouthwatering cultural history of 100 classic dishes “When we eat, we travel.” Thus begins this irresistible tour of the cuisines of the world, revealing what people eat and why... (read more)

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Blue Highways: A Journey Into America
Blue Highways: A Journey Into America
by William Least Heat-Moon
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Hailed as a masterpiece of American travel writing, Blue Highways is an unforgettable journey along our nation's backroads. William Least Heat-Moon set out with little more than the need to put home behind him and a sense of curiosity about "those little... (read more)

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