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Obama: An Intimate Portrait, Deluxe Limited Edition
By Little, Brown and Company
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ean: 9780316512596, isbn: 0316512591,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
ABOUT THE DELUXE EDITION:This deluxe edition has been personally signed by Pete Souza.This collectible edition of Obama: An Intimate Portrait will stand the test of time. It is printed on heavy fine art paper, with every photograph protected by gloss varnish; bound in rich blue cloth, stamped with foil; and protected by a durable clothbound slipcase, debossed with Souza's signature and mounted with a laminated photographic print. It also includes a separate 8-by-10-inch print of Souza's iconic


Elizabeth Taylor: My Love Affair with Jewelry
By Simon & Schuster
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ean: 9780743236645, isbn: 0743236645,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
''Here, in my own words and as I remember them, are my cherished stories about a lifetime of fun and love and laughter...I've never thought of my jewelry as trophies. I'm here to take care of it and to love it, for we are only temporary custodians of beauty.'' --Elizabeth Taylor She has mesmerized movie audiences since her debut in National Velvet at the age of twelve, dazzled both men and women with her luminous beauty and iconic presence, displayed shrewd business acumen by creating a line


The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit
By KNOPF
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mpn: 9781101875681, ean: 9781101875681, isbn: 1101875682,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality; not out of anger at the world, but simply because he preferred to live on his own.A New York Times bestseller: In 1986, a shy and intelligent twenty-year-old named Christopher Knight left his home in Massachusetts, drove to Maine, and disappeared into the forest. He would not have a conversation with


Serial Murderers and Their Victims
By imusti
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ean: 9781305261693, isbn: 1305261690,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
This book provides an in-depth, scholarly examination of serial murderers and their victims. Supported by extensive data and research, the book profiles some of the most prominent murderers of our time, addressing the highest-profile serial killer type--the sexual predator--as well as a wide variety of other types (male, female, team, healthcare, and serial killers from outside the U.S.). Author Eric Hickey examines the lives of over 400 serial murderers, analyzing the cultural, historical, and


The Kennedys, Photographs by Mark Shaw
By Reel Art Press
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ean: 9780956648761, isbn: 0956648762,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
This stunning publication is the definitive collection of Mark Shaw's renowned photographs of the Kennedys. More than fifty percent of the images have never been seen before and are the finest reproductions of Shaw's work yet seen in print. For the first time ever, complete access was granted to The Mark Shaw Photographic Archive in order to produce this fresh and expanded take on Shaw's classic 1964 work, The John F. Kennedys: A Family Album. Not only is this beautiful tome a tribute to the


Gregory Crewdson: Cathedral of the Pines
By Aperture
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mpn: 38 colour illustrations, ean: 9781597113502, isbn: 1597113506,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Cathedral of the Pines presents Gregory Crewdson's first new body of work in over five years. The series marks a return to Crewdson's classic style of storytelling via the single image, using light and color to create newly intimate, psychologically charged imagery. It also marks a time of transition for the artist, including a retreat from New York to a remote home and studio in western Massachusetts—a period of time during which Crewdson chose to remain socially withdrawn, instead


Bruce Conner: It's All True
By imusti
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ean: 9780520290563, isbn: 0520290569,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
Artist Bruce Conner (1933–2008) moved to San Francisco in 1957 and quickly enmeshed himself in the Bay Area’s distinctive cultural milieu, combining a vision and a multifaceted body of work that went beyond the limitations of any genre. From early assemblages of the 1950s and 1960s to iconic and pioneering works in film, from photography and photograms to prints, drawings, and paintings, Conner’s oeuvre continues to exert tremendous influence on artists working today. This historic


Murder Beyond the Grave (James Patterson's Murder Is Forever)
By Grand Central Publishing
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mpn: 980093134, ean: 9781538744826, isbn: 1538744821,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 105 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 air to breathe. Kidnapped, buried in a box, and held for ransom, Stephen has forty-eight hours of oxygen. The clock is ticking . . . MURDER IN PARADISE (with Christopher Charles): High in the Sierra Nevada mountains, developers Jim and Bonnie Hood


Mornings On Horseback: The Story of an Extraordinary Family, a Vanished Way of Life, and the Unique Child Who Became Theodore Roosevelt
By Brand:
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mpn: Relay time: 540min; 8 Units, ean: 9780743533461, isbn: 0743533461,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 125 reviews
FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF JOHN ADAMS Winner of the 1982 National Book Award for Biography, Mornings on Horseback is the brilliant biography of the young Theodore Roosevelt. Hailed as a masterpiece by Newsday, it is the story of a remarkable little boy -- seriously handicapped by recurrent and nearly fatal attacks of asthma -- and his struggle to manhood. His father -- the first Theodore Roosevelt, ''Greatheart,'' -- is a figure of unbounded energy, enormously attractive


The Lost Girls: The True Story of the Cleveland Abductions and the Incredible Rescue of Michelle Knight, Amanda Berry, and Gina DeJesus
By St. Martin's Press
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ean: 9781250036360, isbn: 1250036364,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
A New York Times Bestseller!New York Times bestselling crime writer John Glatt tells the true story behind the kidnappings and long-overdue rescue of three women found in a Cleveland basement.The Lost Girls tells the truly amazing story of Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, who were kidnapped, imprisoned, and repeatedly raped and beaten in a Cleveland house for over a decade by Ariel Castro, and their amazing escape in May 2013, which made headlines all over the world. The book has


The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War (Random House Large Print)
By Random House Large Print Publishing
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ean: 9781524703424, isbn: 9781524703424,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 137 reviews
From master storyteller and historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America's future in the aftermath of World War II. At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman committed a gaffe that sent shock waves around the world. When asked by a reporter about the possible use of atomic weapons in response to China's entry into the war, Truman replied testily, ''The military commander in the field


Structured Analytic Techniques for Intelligence Analysis;
By CQ Press
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mpn: 43171-600398, ean: 9781452241517, isbn: 1452241511,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 121 reviews
This second edition continues to showcase current and cutting-edge best practices but has broadened its focus beyond intelligence to show how SATs can be used across different disciplines and professions, from business and law enforcement to homeland security.


Eliza Hamilton: The Extraordinary Life and Times of the Wife of Alexander Hamilton
By Gallery Books
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ean: 9781501166303, isbn: 9781501166303,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
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 America’s early days. Fans fell in love with Eliza Hamilton—Alexander Hamilton’s devoted wife—in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s phenomenal musical Hamilton. But they don’t know her full story. A strong pioneer woman, a loving sister, a caring mother,


A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain
By Pegasus Books
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ean: 9781681771335, isbn: 1681771330,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 43 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 of Scotland and nemesis of Sir William Wallace (in ''Braveheart''). Yet this story forms only the final chapter of the king's action-packed life. Earlier, Edward had defeated and killed the famous Simon de Montfort in battle; travelled to the


The Diaries of John Quincy Adams 1779-1848 (Library of America)
By Library of America
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ean: 9781598535211, isbn: 1598535218,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
For the 250th anniversary of John Quincy Adams's birth, a landmark new selected edition of an American masterpiece: the incomparable self-portrait of a man and his times from the Revolution to the coming of the Civil War. The diary of John Quincy Adams is one of the most extraordinary works in American literature. Begun in 1779 at the age of twelve and kept more or less faithfully until his death almost 70 years later, and totaling some fifteen thousand closely-written manuscript pages,


The Purple Diaries: Mary Astor and the Most Sensational Hollywood Scandal of the 1930s
By DIVERSION
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ean: 9781682302996, isbn: 1682302997,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 145 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 few stars shined as brightly as one of America’s most enduring screen favorites, Mary Astor. But Astor’s story wasn’t a happy one. She was born poor, and at the first sign that she could earn money, her parents grabbed the reins and the


The Longest Kill: The Story of Maverick 41, One of the World's Greatest Snipers
By St. Martin's Griffin
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ean: 9781250116864, isbn: 9781250116864,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 77 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 it takes and in November 2009 in Afghanistan, under intense pressure, he saved the lives of his comrades with the longest confirmed sniper kill - 2,475 meters.In this unflinching autobiography, Craig catapults us into the heat of the action as he


A Life in Secrets: Vera Atkins and the Missing Agents of WWII
By Helm, Sarah
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mpn: 9781400031405, isbn: 1400031400,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
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 recruited, trained, and mentored special operatives whose job was to organize and arm the resistance in Nazi-occupied France. After the war, Atkins courageously committed herself to a dangerous search for twelve of her most cherished women spies who


Artists: Their Lives and Works
By DK
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ean: 9781465463289, isbn: 1465463283,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 53 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 masterpiece, including the historical context in which each artist worked, their influences, creative development, friendships, loves, and rivalries. From Donatello to Dali and Giotto to Giacometti, Artists showcases key examples of work by each artist as


Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
By Doubleday Books
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ean: 9780385534246, isbn: 0385534248,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   -  NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST  -  AMAZON EDITORS' PICK FOR THE BEST BOOK OF 2017 ''Disturbing and riveting...It will sear your soul.'' —Dave Eggers, New York Times Book ReviewShelf Awareness’s Best Book of 2017Named a best book of the year by Wall Street Journal, GQ, Time, Newsday, Entertainment Weekly, NPR's Maureen Corrigan, NPR's ''On Point'', Vogue.com, Smithsonian, Cosmopolitan, Seattle Times, Bloomberg, Library Journal, Paste, Book Browse From New



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