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The Girl from Aleppo: Nujeen's Escape from War to Freedom
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ean: 9780062567741, isbn: 0062567748,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
Prize-winning journalist and the co-author of smash New York Times bestseller I Am Malala, Christina Lamb, now tells the inspiring true story of another remarkable young hero: Nujeen Mustafa, a teenager born with cerebral palsy, whose harrowing journ...
The Longest Kill: The Story of Maverick 41, One of the World's Greatest Snipers
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ean: 9781250116864, isbn: 9781250116864,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
It takes a tough mindset to be a successful sniper, to be able to dig in for days on your own as you wait for your target, to stay calm on a battlefield when you yourself have become the target the enemy most want to take out. Craig Harrison has what...
Renoir: His Life, Art, and Letters
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mpn: 9780810996076, ean: 9780810996076, isbn: 9780810996076,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
During the seventy-eight years of his life, Pierre-Auguste Renoir painted thousands of paintings and made uncounted drawings, watercolors, and sketches. Behind this prodigious output, rivaling even Picasso’s, is a lifetime of struggle and anguish s...
One Hundred and Four Horses: A Memoir of Farm and Family, Africa and Exile
By William Morrow Company
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ean: 9780062204394, isbn: 9780062204394,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Pat and Mandy Retzlaff enjoyed a hard but satisfying farming life in Zimbabwe. After their children, the couple's true pride and joy were their horses. But in early 2001, their lives were thrown into turmoil when armed members of President Robert Mug...
Hearst to Hughes: Memoir of a Forensic Psychiatrist
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Dr. Lunde takes us behind the scenes in some of the most celebrated and controversial criminal and civil trials of the past fifty years.As one of the pioneers in the field now known as forensic psychiatry, he interviewed people like Patty Hearst and ...
Ruby Ridge: The Truth and Tragedy of the Randy Weaver Family
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mpn: facsimiles, illustrations, maps, portrai, ean: 9780060007942, isbn: 006000794X,
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On the last hot day of summer in 1992, gunfire cracked over a rocky knob in northern Idaho, just south of the Canadian border. By the next day three people were dead, and a small war was joined, pitting the full might of federal law enforcement again...
A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
The first major biography of a truly formidable king, whose reign was one of the most dramatic and important of the entire Middle Ages, leading to war and conquest on an unprecedented scale. Edward I is familiar to millions as "Longshanks," conqueror...
A Life in Secrets: Vera Atkins and the Missing Agents of WWII
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mpn: 9781400031405, isbn: 1400031400,
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From an award-winning journalist comes this real-life cloak-and-dagger tale of Vera Atkins, one of Britain’s premiere secret agents during World War II. As the head of the French Section of the British Special Operations Executive, Vera Atkins rec...
Endurance: My Year in Space, A Lifetime of Discovery
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe veteran of four space flights and the American record holder for consecutive days spent in space, Scott Kelly has experienced things very few have. Now, he takes us inside a sphere utterly hostile to human life. He describes na...
Artists: Their Lives and Works
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ean: 9781465463289, isbn: 1465463283,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
A visual celebration of more than 80 great artists, from the Early Renaissance to the present day.Exploring the vision and techniques of the greatest painters and sculptors throughout history, Artists tells the fascinating stories behind each masterp...
The Purple Diaries: Mary Astor and the Most Sensational Hollywood Scandal of the 1930s
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
One of Hollywood’s first scandals was nearly its last. 1936 looked like it would be a great year for the movie industry. With the economy picking up after the Great Depression, Americans everywhere were sitting in the dark watching the stars―and ...
Eliza Hamilton: The Extraordinary Life and Times of the Wife of Alexander Hamilton
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ean: 9781501166303, isbn: 9781501166303,
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Irena’s Children comes a comprehensive and riveting biography of the extraordinary life and times of Eliza Hamilton, the wife of founding father Alexander Hamilton, and a powerful, unsung hero in Americ...
Murder Beyond the Grave (James Patterson's Murder Is Forever)
By Grand Central Publishing
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mpn: 980093134, ean: 9781538744826, isbn: 1538744821,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Two true-crime thrillers as seen on Discovery's Murder is Forever TV series MURDER BEYOND THE GRAVE (with Andrew Bourelle): Stephen Small has it all-a Ferrari, fancy house, loving wife, and three boys. But the only thing he needs right now is enough ...
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