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Troll Nation: How The Right Became Trump-Worshipping Monsters Set On Rat-F*cking Liberals, America, and Truth Itself
Troll Nation: How The Right Became Trump-Worshipping Monsters Set On Rat-F*cking Liberals, America, and Truth Itself
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ean: 9781510737457, isbn: 1510737456,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
“Amanda Marcotte drains the swamp and reveals a Republican Party hijacked by grifters and frauds.” ―David DaleyThe election of Donald Trump in 2016, like most of his campaign, came as a shock to many Americans. How could a man so lacking in cap...


The Last Best Hope of Earth: Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America
The Last Best Hope of Earth: Abraham Lincoln and the Promise of America
By Mark E Neely
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Mark E. Neely, Jr., gives us the first compact biography of Abraham Lincoln based on new scholarship. Neely, a Pulitzer prize-winning historian, vividly recaptures the central place of politics in Lincoln's life. Richly illustrated, nuanced and acces...


West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change Makers, and Hope Creators Inside the Obama White House
West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change Makers, and Hope Creators Inside the Obama White House
By Penguin Books
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
The Obama White House staff invites us behind-the-scenes of history for a deeply personal and moving look at the presidency and how the president’s staff can change the nation“West Wingers is exceptional. . . . We have so much to learn from these...


Texas Ranger: The Epic Life of Frank Hamer, the Man Who Killed Bonnie and Clyde
Texas Ranger: The Epic Life of Frank Hamer, the Man Who Killed Bonnie and Clyde
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The New York Times bestseller!“Frank Hamer, last of the old breed of Texas Rangers, has not fared well in history or popular culture. John Boessenecker now restores this incredible Ranger to his proper place alongside such fabled lawmen as Wyatt Ea...


Best Seat in the House
Best Seat in the House
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"Here's to the good old days when only YOU would play my tunes. Love ya, buddy." -Garth Brooks. "The only guy with enough balls to play country music with me at The Troubadour back before I got discovered." -Kris Kristofferson. “In addition to his ...


For the Glory: The Untold and Inspiring Story of Eric Liddell, Hero of Chariots of Fire
For the Glory: The Untold and Inspiring Story of Eric Liddell, Hero of Chariots of Fire
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The untold and inspiring story of Eric Liddell, hero of Chariots of Fire, from his Olympic medal to his missionary work in China to his last, brave years in a Japanese work camp during WWIIMany people will remember Eric Liddell as the Olympic gold me...


A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s, Our Decade of Hope, Possibility, and Innocence Lost
A Hard Rain: America in the 1960s, Our Decade of Hope, Possibility, and Innocence Lost
By NewSouth Books
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Frye Gaillard has given us a deeply personal history, bringing his keen storyteller’s eye to this pivotal time in American life. He explores the competing story arcs of tragedy and hope through the political and social movements of the times ― ci...


America's Best Female Sharpshooter: The Rise and Fall of Lillian Frances Smith (William F. Cody Series on the History and Culture of the American West)
America's Best Female Sharpshooter: The Rise and Fall of Lillian Frances Smith (William F. Cody Series on the History and Culture of the American West)
By University of Oklahoma Press
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ean: 9780806156330, isbn: 0806156333,

Today, most remember “California Girl” Lillian Frances Smith (1871–1930) as Annie Oakley’s chief competitor in the small world of the Wild West shows’ female shooters. But the two women were quite different: Oakley’s conservative “prair...


Undaunted Courage:  Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
By Simon amp; Schuster
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
From the New York Times bestselling author of Band of Brothers and D-Day, the definitive book on Lewis and Clark’s exploration of the Louisiana Purchase, the most momentous expedition in American history and one of the great adventure stories of al...


The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee
The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters: The Tragic and Glamorous Lives of Jackie and Lee
By Harper
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
A poignant, evocative, and wonderfully gossipy account of the two sisters who represented style and class above all else—Jackie Kennedy Onassis and Lee Radziwill—from the authors of Furious Love.When sixty-four-year-old Jackie Kennedy Onassis die...


Splendid Isolation: The Jekyll Island Millionaires' Club 1888-1942
Splendid Isolation: The Jekyll Island Millionaires' Club 1888-1942
By Pinata Publishing
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AN HISTORICAL NOVEL Untamed, and virtually unchanged since its discovery in 1733 by General James Oglethorpe, Jekyll Island s history unfolds with the excitement and suspense of a fairy tale. Because so many of the world s greatest minds and bank acc...


Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times
Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times
By Knopf
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
"An exemplary biography—exhaustively researched, fair-minded and easy to read. It can nestle on the same shelf as David McCullough’s Truman, a high compliment indeed." —The Wall Street JournalThe definitive biography of Herbert Hoover, one of...


The Russian Five: A Story of Espionage, Defection, Bribery and Courage
The Russian Five: A Story of Espionage, Defection, Bribery and Courage
By Gold Star Publishing
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When the Detroit Red Wings were rebooting their franchise after more than two decades of relative futility, they knew the best place to find world-class players who could help turn things around more quickly were conscripted servants behind the Iron ...


Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder
Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZEWINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDWINNER OF THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE HEARTLAND PRIZE FOR NON-FICTIONONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAROne of The New York Times Book Review's 10 Best ...


Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter: A Biography of Princess Louise
Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter: A Biography of Princess Louise
By A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin
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Spirited and lively, Queen Victoria's Mysterious Daughter is richly packed with arguments, intrigues, scandals, and secrets, and is a vivid portrait of a princess desperate to escape her inheritance.The secrets of Queen Victoria's sixth child, Prince...


Mayor: The Best Job in Politics (The City in the Twenty-First Century)
Mayor: The Best Job in Politics (The City in the Twenty-First Century)
By University of Pennsylvania Press
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
In 2007, after serving almost fifteen years on the Philadelphia City Council, Michael A. Nutter became the ninety-eighth mayor of his hometown of Philadelphia. From the time he was sworn in until he left office in 2016, there were triumphs and challe...


The Lost Airman: A True Story of Escape from Nazi-Occupied France
The Lost Airman: A True Story of Escape from Nazi-Occupied France
By New American Library
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
The remarkable, untold story of World War II American Air Force turret-gunner Staff Sergeant Arthur Meyerowitz, who was shot down over Nazi-occupied France and evaded Gestapo pursuers for more than six months before escaping to freedom.Bronx-born top...


When Hell was in Session
When Hell was in Session
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
In When Hell Was in Session, Jeremiah Denton, the senior American officer to serve as a Vietnam POW, tells the amazing story of the almost eight years he survived as a POW in North Vietnam. In 1966, he appeared on a television interview from prison a...


George & Barbara Bush: A Great American Love Story
George & Barbara Bush: A Great American Love Story
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
“To begin with I was in love and I am in love so that’s not hard,” Barbara Bush told her granddaughter Ellie LeBlond Sosa on her porch in Kennebunkport, Maine.Sosa had asked for the secret to her and President George H.W. Bush's77-year love aff...


A Place Called Waco: A Survivor's Story
A Place Called Waco: A Survivor's Story
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