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The Girl Who Smiled Beads: A Story of War and What Comes After
By Crown
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ean: 9780451495327, isbn: 0451495322,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“The plot provided by the universe was filled with starvation, war and rape. I would not—could not—live in that tale.”   Clemantine Wamariya was six years old when her mother and father began to speak in whispers, when neighbors began to disappear, and when she heard the loud, ugly sounds her brother said were thunder. In 1994, she and her fifteen-year-old sister, Claire, fled the Rwandan massacre and spent the next six years migrating through seven African

The Sage of Sugar Hill: George S. Schuyler and the Harlem Renaissance
By Jeffrey Ferguson
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
This book is the first to focus a bright light on the life and early career of George S. Schuyler, one of the most important intellectuals of the Harlem Renaissance. A popular journalist in black America, Schuyler wielded a sharp, double-edged wit to attack the foibles of both blacks and whites throughout the 1920s. Jeffrey B. Ferguson presents a new understanding of Schuyler as public intellectual while also offering insights into the relations between race and satire during a formative period

Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
By Crown Publishing Group NY
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mpn: 9780307383419, ean: 9780307383419, isbn: 0307383415,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 134 reviews
Nine years before the Senate campaign that made him one of the most influential and compelling voices in American politics, Barack Obama published this lyrical, unsentimental, and powerfully affecting memoir, which became a #1 New York Times bestseller when it was reissued in 2004. Dreams from My Father tells the story of Obama’s struggle to understand the forces that shaped him as the son of a black African father and white American mother—a struggle that takes him from the American

Pure Land: A True Story of Three Lives, Three Cultures and the Search for Heaven on Earth
By Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
Pure Land is the story of the most brutal murder in the history of the Grand Canyon and how McGivney's quest to investigate the victim's life and death wound up guiding the author through her own life-threatening crisis. On this journey stretching from the southern tip of Japan to the bottom of Grand Canyon, and into the ugliest aspects of human behavior, Pure Land offers proof of the healing power of nature and of the resiliency of the human spirit. Tomomi Hanamure, a Japanese citizen who

No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America
By Nation Books
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 148 reviews
From a leading journalist and activist comes a brave, beautifully wrought memoir.When Darnell Moore was fourteen, three boys from his neighborhood tried to set him on fire. They cornered him while he was walking home from school, harassed him because they thought he was gay, and poured a jug of gasoline on him. He escaped, but just barely. It wasn't the last time he would face death.Three decades later, Moore is an award-winning writer, a leading Black Lives Matter activist, and an advocate for

The Artist and the Scientists: Bringing Prehistory to Life
By Vickers Rich Patricia Rich Thomas H Trusler Peter
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4.8 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
The Artist and the Scientists: Bringing Prehistory to Life presents the extraordinary lives and works of eminent paleontologists Patricia Vickers-Rich and Tom Rich, and Peter Trusler, one of the finest artists of scientific realism Australia has produced. Over more than thirty years, Patricia, Tom and Peter have travelled across Eastern Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, Australia and New Zealand in search of the remains of early life, including fish, dinosaurs, birds and mammals. Their

The Book of Dembitz (Dębica, Poland) - Translation of Sefer Dembitz
By Ingramcontent
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ean: 9781939561350, isbn: 1939561353,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
Jews were living in Dębica as early as 1673. They settled in Dębica after being banished from the nearby town of Pilzno. At the beginning of the twentieth century there were about 2200 Jews or about 55% of the population. This vibrant small Jewish community was best known for two independent Jewish communities with two separate rabbinates and communal institutions (for Old Dębica and New Dębica). By the late 1930's there were approximately 3300 Jews still living in Dębica. The Jews were

Obama: The Call of History
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
Nominated for a 2017 NAACP Image Award: Best Biography or Memoir Peter Baker’s authoritative history of the Obama presidency is the first complete account that will stand the test of time. Baker takes the measure of Obama’s achievements and disappointments in office and brings into focus the real legacy of the man who, as he described himself, “doesn’t look like all the presidents on the dollar bills.”   With vivid color photographs by New York Times photographers and others of the

Where the Bird Sings Best
By Restless Books
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 83 reviews
The magnum opus from Alejandro Jodorowsky—director of The Holy Mountain, star of Jodorowsky’s Dune, spiritual guru behind Psychomagic and The Way of Tarot, innovator behind classic comics The Incal and Metabarons, and legend of Latin American literature.There has never been an artist like the polymathic Chilean director, author, and mystic Alejandro Jodorowsky. For eight decades, he has blazed new trails across a dazzling variety of creative fields. While his psychedelic, visionary films

March (Trilogy Slipcase Set)
By Top Shelf Productions
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ean: 9781603093958, isbn: 9781603093958,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
Winner of the National Book Award for Young People's Literature.Discover the inside story of the Civil Rights Movement through the eyes of one of its most iconic figures, Congressman John Lewis. March is the award-winning, #1 bestselling graphic novel trilogy recounting his life in the movement, co-written with Andrew Aydin and drawn by Nate Powell. This commemorative set contains all three volumes of March in a beautiful slipcase.#1 New York Times and Washington Post BestsellerFirst graphic

Maeve in America: Essays by a Girl from Somewhere Else
By Penguin Books
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 132 reviews
“If Tina Fey and David Sedaris had a daughter, she would be Maeve Higgins.” —Glamour“Maeve Higgins is hilarious, poignant, conversational, and my favorite Irish import since U2. You’re in for a treat.” —Phoebe RobinsonA timely essay collection about life, love, and becoming an American from breakout comedy star and podcaster Maeve Higgins Maeve Higgins was a bestselling memoirist and comedian in her native Ireland when, at the grand old age of thirty-one, she left the only home

The Journey of Crazy Horse: A Lakota History
By Brand: HighBridge Company
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
Most of the world remembers Crazy Horse as a peerless warrior who brought the U.S. Army to its knees at the Battle of Little Bighorn. But to his fellow Lakota Indians, he was a dutiful son and humble fighting man who-with valor, spirit, respect, and unparalleled leadership-fought for his people's land, livelihood, and honor. In this fascinating biography, Joseph M. Marshall, himself a Lakota Indian, creates a vibrant portrait of the man, his times, and his legacy.Thanks to firsthand research

Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder
By Brand: New World Library
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mpn: 9781577312338, ean: 9781577312338, isbn: 9781577312338,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
In this 1996 Minnesota Book Award winner, Kent Nerburn draws the reader deep into the world of an Indian elder known only as Dan. It’s a world of Indian towns, white roadside cafes, and abandoned roads that swirl with the memories of the Ghost Dance and Sitting Bull. Readers meet vivid characters like Jumbo, a 400-pound mechanic, and Annie, an 80-year-old Lakota woman living in a log cabin. Threading through the book is the story of two men struggling to find a common voice. Neither Wolf nor

A Clashing of the Soul: John Hope and the Dilemma of African American Leadership and Black Higher Education in the Early Twentieth Century
By Davis
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780820319872, isbn: 0820319872,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
John Hope (1868-1936), the first African American president of Morehouse College and Atlanta University, was one of the most distinguished in the pantheon of early-twentieth-century black educators. Born of a mixed-race union in Augusta, Georgia, shortly after the Civil War, Hope had a lifelong commitment to black public and private education, adequate housing and health care, job opportunities, and civil rights that never wavered. Hope became to black college education what Booker T.

Under Fire: Reporting from the Front Lines of the Trump White House
By Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
Veteran White House reporter April Ryan thought she had seen everything in her two decades as a White House correspondent. And then came the Trump administration.In Under Fire, Ryan takes us inside the confusion and chaos of the Trump White House to understand how she and other reporters adjusted to the new normal. She takes us inside the policy debates, the revolving door of personnel appointments, and what it is like when she, as a reporter asking difficult questions, finds herself in the

Things I Wish I Knew Before My Mom Died: Coping with Loss Every Day
By Mango
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ean: 9781633533882, isbn: 1633533883,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
#1 Amazon Best Seller ─ Coping With LossThe grieving process: Ty Alexander of Gorgeous in Grey is one of the top bloggers today. She has a tremendous personal connection with her readers. This is never more apparent than when she speaks about her mother. The pain of loss is universal. Yet, we all grieve differently. For Alexander, the grieving process is one that she lives with day-to-day. Learning from her pain, Alexander connects with her readers on a deeply emotional level in her debut

Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny
By Penguin Audio
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ean: 9780525498988, isbn: 0525498982,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
Another history pageturner from the authors of the #1 bestsellers George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates.The War of 1812 saw America threatened on every side. Encouraged by the British, Indian tribes attacked settlers in the West, while the Royal Navy terrorized the coasts. By mid-1814, President James Madison’s generals had lost control of the war in the North, losing battles in Canada. Then British troops set the White House ablaze, and a feeling of

Letters to My Palestinian Neighbor
By Harper
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ean: 9780062844910, isbn: 0062844911,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
New York Times bestseller ''A profound and original book, the work of a gifted thinker.''--Daphne Merkin, The Wall Street JournalAttempting to break the agonizing impasse between Israelis and Palestinians, the Israeli commentator and award-winning author of Like Dreamers directly addresses his Palestinian neighbors in this taut and provocative book, empathizing with Palestinian suffering and longing for reconciliation as he explores how the conflict looks through Israeli eyes.Letters to My

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave
By Vintage
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ean: 9780525563006, isbn: 0525563008,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
A new Vintage Classics edition of the abolitionist leader’s classic autobiography. This dramatic autobiography of the early life of an American slave was first published in 1845, when its young author had just achieved his freedom. Frederick Douglass’s childhood in Maryland was marked by tragedy, physical abuse, and deprivation; he had limited contact with his mother and no knowledge of his father (who might have been his owner), and he regularly endured brutal beatings. Yet despite his

Ida: A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching
By Giddings, Paula J.
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780060797362, isbn: 9780060797362,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 90 reviews
Heralded as a landmark achievement upon publication, Ida: A Sword Among Lions is a sweeping narrative about a country and a crusader embroiled in the struggle against lynching—a practice that imperiled not only the lives of black men and women, but also a nation based on law and riven by race. At the center of the national drama is Ida B. Wells (1862-1931). Born to slaves in Mississippi, Wells began her activist career by refusing to leave a first-class ladies' car on a Memphis railway and

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