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Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America
Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America
by James H Webb
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Russian Tattoo
Russian Tattoo
by Elena Gorokhova
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From the bestselling author of A Mountain of Crumbs, a “brilliant and illuminating” (BookPage) portrait of mothers and daughters that reaches from Cold War Russia to modern-day New Jersey to show how the ties that hold you back can also teach... (read more)

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Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America
Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America
by James H. Webb
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From the best-selling author of The Places in Between, “a flat-out masterpiece” (New York Times Book Review), an exploration of the Marches—the borderland between England and Scotland—and the people, history, and conflicts... (read more)

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Enemies of the People: My Family's Journey to America
Enemies of the People: My Family's Journey to America
by Kati Marton
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ENEMIES OF THE PEOPLE IS A TOUR DE FORCE, an important work of history as it was lived, a narrative of multiple betrayals on both sides of the Cold War that ends with triumph and a new beginning in America. In this true-life thriller Kati Marton, an... (read more)

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Daddy's War: Greek American Stories
Daddy's War: Greek American Stories
by Irene Kacandes
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Everywhere you turn today, someone (or something) is talking to you—the television, the radio, cell phones, your computer. If you think some of the novels and stories you read are talking to you too, you're not alone, and you're not mistaken... (read more)

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The Legacy of Ida Lillbroanda: Finnish Emigrant to America 1893
The Legacy of Ida Lillbroanda: Finnish Emigrant to America 1893
by Arlene Sundquist Empie
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WINNER Gold Medal, Independent Publishers Group; Silver Medal Ben Franklin award; Bronze IPPY award; National Best Books 2010 award. Eight-time award-winning historical narrative nonfiction. Publishers Weekly review Oct. 17, 2011: An immigrant woman... (read more)

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The Great Escape: Nine Jews Who Fled Hitler and Changed the World
The Great Escape: Nine Jews Who Fled Hitler and Changed the World
by Kati Marton
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"A moving account of nine emigrants from Hungary who changed our world and their professions -- a remarkable testament to the intrepid human spirit." -- Henry... (read more)

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A Woman in Amber: Healing the Trauma of War and Exile
A Woman in Amber: Healing the Trauma of War and Exile
by Agate Nesaule
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"Shows us, in disturbing but illuminating detail, how violence and cruelty register on the psyche. This beautifully written book makes us reckon anew with the deep costs of war."—Eva Hoffman.... (read more)

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North of Ithaka: A Journey Home Through a Family's Extraordinary Past
North of Ithaka: A Journey Home Through a Family's Extraordinary Past
by Eleni N Gage
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In North of Ithaka, Eleni Gage returns to the remote Greek village of Lia, where her father was born and her grandmother murdered, to rebuild the ruins of her namesake's home and come to terms with her family's tragic history. In doing so, she leaves... (read more)

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Canarsie: The Jews and Italians of Brooklyn Against Liberalism
Canarsie: The Jews and Italians of Brooklyn Against Liberalism
by Jonathan Rieder
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What accounts for the precarious state of liberalism in recent decades? Jonathan Rieder explores this question in his powerful study of the Jews and Italians of Canarsie, a middle-income community in New York that was once the scene of a wild insurgency... (read more)

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Dutch in Michigan (Discovering the Peoples of Michigan)
Dutch in Michigan (Discovering the Peoples of Michigan)
by Larry Ten Harmsel
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Larry ten Harmsel was born in Zeeland, Michigan, and has been a lifelong student of Dutch culture in America. He has also studied, taught, and traveled extensively in The Netherlands. He is the founder and director of the Grand Tour of Europe, sponsored... (read more)

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Middling Folk: Three Seas, Three Centuries, One Scots-Irish Family
Middling Folk: Three Seas, Three Centuries, One Scots-Irish Family
by Linda H Matthews
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Politics and sex. Nothing captures the attention of the media -- and satisfies the public's thirst for schadenfreude -- quite like our elected officials getting caught with their pants down. In The Little Quiz Book of Big Political Sex Scandals, renowned... (read more)

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Whiteness of a Different Color: European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race
Whiteness of a Different Color: European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race
by Matthew Jacobson
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This groundbreaking book advances the study of white identity (both as category and as consciousness) significantly. It takes intellectual chances and makes the risks pay off. Anthony O. Edmonds - Library... (read more)

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Spain's Long Shadow: The Black Legend, Off-Whiteness, and Anglo-American Empire
Spain's Long Shadow: The Black Legend, Off-Whiteness, and Anglo-American Empire
by Maria Deguzman
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Reveals the dependence of American ethnic identity on Spain and Spanish imperialism.... (read more)

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Looking for Jimmy: A Search for Irish America
Looking for Jimmy: A Search for Irish America
by Peter Quinn
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Peter Quinn is the author of Hour of the Cat, The Man Who Never Returned, Looking for Jimmy, and The Banished Children of Eve, all available from Overlook.... (read more)

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Tearing the Silence: On Being German in America
Tearing the Silence: On Being German in America
by Ursula Hegi
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Ursula Hegi is the author of The Worst Thing I've Done, Sacred Time, Hotel of the Saints, The Vision of Emma Blau, Tearing the Silence, Salt Dancers, Stones from the River, Floating in My Mother's Palm, Unearned Pleasures and Other Stories, Intrusions... (read more)

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The Irish Way: Becoming American in the Multiethnic City
The Irish Way: Becoming American in the Multiethnic City
by James R Barrett
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The newest volume in the award-winning Penguin History of American Life series, this innovative and fascinating work chronicles how a new urban American identity was forged in the streets, saloons, and churches of the nation's cities during the... (read more)

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Return: A Family Revisits Their Eastern European Roots
Return: A Family Revisits Their Eastern European Roots
by Petru Popescu
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The author, a prominent opposition writer in Romania prior to the 1989 revolution, describes the tortuous life he led in Communist Romania, his subsequent successful but memory- laden life as a screenwriter in California, and the experience of... (read more)

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Translating America: An Immigrant Press Visualizes American Popular Culture, 1890-1918
Translating America: An Immigrant Press Visualizes American Popular Culture, 1890-1918
by Peter Conolly Smith
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Focusing on the three most significant German immigrant newspapers published in New York, Conolly-Smith (history, Union County College, New Jersey) explores how the images in the periodicals encouraged German immigrants to participate in the emerging... (read more)

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Easter Rising: A Memoir of Roots and Rebellion
Easter Rising: A Memoir of Roots and Rebellion
by Michael Patrick MacDonald
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Michael Patrick MacDonald helped launch Boston's successful gun-buyback program and is founder of the South Boston Vigil Group. He has won the American Book Award, a New England Literary Lights Award, and the Myers Center Outstanding Book Award... (read more)

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