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12 Years a Slave
12 Years a Slave
by Solomon Northup
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This unforgettable memoir was the basis for the Academy Award nominated film 12 Years a Slave. This is the true story of Solomon Northup, who was born and raised as a freeman in New York. He lived the American dream, with a house and a loving family - a... (read more)

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From Pearl Harbor to Calvary
From Pearl Harbor to Calvary
by Mitsuo Fuchida
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Mitsuo Fuchida was a Captain in the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service who is perhaps best known for leading the first air wave attacks on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Fuchida was responsible for the coordination of the entire aerial attack working... (read more)

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The Last Pilgrimage: My Mother's Life and Our Journey to Saying Goodbye
The Last Pilgrimage: My Mother's Life and Our Journey to Saying Goodbye
by Linda Daly
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Linda Daly had a seemingly charmed life: her mother Nancy was married to the head of Warner Bros, and her parents were one of the most prominent couples in Los Angeles. Even their divorce couldnt test the bond between mother and daughter, and their... (read more)

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Biographies and Legends of the New England Indians Volume IV
Biographies and Legends of the New England Indians Volume IV
by Leo Bonfanti
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"The Colonies declare war against the Narragansetts, then with the largest task force ever assembled until this time, attack the Narragansett fort at South Kingston, RI and slaughter most of the women and children in the action known as the Great Swamp... (read more)

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The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Jean Jacques Rousseau
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Only a few popular autobiographies existed before philosopher, author, and composer Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-78) published his Confessions. Rousseau wrote treatises on education and politics as well as novels and operas, and as one of the most... (read more)

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American Lady: The Life of Susan Mary Alsop
American Lady: The Life of Susan Mary Alsop
by Caroline De Margerie
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The fascinating story of one of the grand dames of Georgetown society and a true Washington insider Henry Kissinger once remarked that more agreements were concluded in the living room of Susan Mary Alsop than in the White House. A descendent of... (read more)

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Billy Graham: The Greatest Evangelist (Heroes of the Faith)
Billy Graham: The Greatest Evangelist (Heroes of the Faith)
by Sam Wellman
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For challenge and encouragement in your Christian life, read the life stories of the Heroes of the Faith. The novelized biographies of this series are inspiring and easy-to-read, ideal for Christians of any age or background. In Billy Graham, you'll get... (read more)

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Memoranda During the War: Civil War Journals, 1863--1865
Memoranda During the War: Civil War Journals, 1863--1865
by Walt Whitman
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These reflections by one of America's greatest poets on the nation's most momentous struggle began when Walt Whitman discovered his brother's name in a newspaper list of Union Army casualties. The poet hurried from his Brooklyn home to a Virginia... (read more)

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A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, a Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home
A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, a Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home
by Steve Pemberton
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A heart-rending but uplifting story of the human spirit’s ability to prevail. From the day he is five-years-old and dropped off at his foster home of the next eleven years, Stephen is mentally and physically tortured. No one in the system can help him.... (read more)

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The Confessions of Saint Augustine (Signet Classics)
The Confessions of Saint Augustine (Signet Classics)
by Augustine
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“The Greatest Father of the Latin Church.” —Pope Benedict XVI... (read more)

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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Dover Thrift Editions)
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Harriet Jacobs
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The true story of an individual's struggle for self-identity, self-preservation, and freedom, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl remains among the few extant slave narratives written by a woman. This autobiographical account chronicles the remarkable... (read more)

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Women of Taste: Recipes and Profiles of Famous Women Chefs
Women of Taste: Recipes and Profiles of Famous Women Chefs
by Beverly Russell
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Women chefs have finally gained the world's esteem as serious exemplars of their craft. Women chefs proliferate the ranks of all kinds of cooking, from classic French to country Italian to designer Californian. These chefs had to jump extra hurdles in... (read more)

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Roughing It - With New Introduction By Frank (08 Edition)
Roughing It - With New Introduction By Frank (08 Edition)
by Mark Twain
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Mark Twain was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, Missouri, in 1835, and died at Redding, Connecticut in 1910. In his person and in his pursuits he was a man of extraordinary contrasts. Although he left school at twelve when his father died, he... (read more)

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Full Fathom Five: Ocean Warming and a Father's Legacy
Full Fathom Five: Ocean Warming and a Father's Legacy
by Gordon Chaplin
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Gordon Chaplins father was a seemingly happy-go-lucky, charismatic adventurer who married a wealthy heiress and somehow transformed himself into the author of a landmark scientific study, Fishes of the Bahamas, published by the Academy of Natural... (read more)

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Howard Stern
Howard Stern
by C. W. Cooke
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Howard Stern is the man behind the microphone. The man behind the curtain. He is the voice of a generation, the voice of dissent, the voice of the people. He says what we all want to say and does what we all want to do - and people love him for it In the... (read more)

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Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier (10 Edition)
Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier (10 Edition)
by Joseph Plumb Martin
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With a new afterword by William Chad Stanley Here a private in the Continental Army of the Revolutionary War narrates his adventures in the army of a newborn country.... (read more)

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Good St. Anne
Good St. Anne
by Anonymous
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The mother of Mary and grandmother of Jesus, a heavenly helper in every need--Patroness of Mothers, Comforter of the Sorrowing, mother of the Poor, Health of the Sick, Patroness of the Childless, Model of Married Women and Mothers, etc. The finding of... (read more)

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Falling Through Clouds: A Story of Survival, Love, and Liability
Falling Through Clouds: A Story of Survival, Love, and Liability
by Damian Fowler
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"Mommy burned up." On a cloudy day in August 2003, Grace and Lily Pearson, 4 and 3, were flying in their uncle's plane along with their mother on their way to their grandpa's birthday party near Lake Superior, when Lily noticed the trees out... (read more)

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Biographies and Legends of the New England Indians Volume V
Biographies and Legends of the New England Indians Volume V
by Leo Bonfanti
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"Biographies and legends of The Indian War of 1675 – 1677: Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire."... (read more)

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave: An American Slave
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave: An American Slave
by Frederick Douglass
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