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Anthony Fokker: The Flying Dutchman Who Shaped American Aviation
By Smithsonian Books
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Comprehensive biography of Anthony Fokker, the famed Dutch pilot and daredevil aviatorAnthony Fokker: The Flying Dutchman Who Shaped American Aviation tells the larger-than-life true story of maverick pilot and aircraft manufacturer Anthony Fokker. Fokker came from an affluent Dutch family and developed a gift for tinkering with mechanics. Despite not receiving a traditional education, he stumbled his way into aviation as a young stunt pilot in Germany in 1910. He survived a series of

Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement That Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free
By Touchstone
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
From a woman who has been there and back, the first inside look at the devastating effects evangelical Christianity’s purity culture has had on a generation of young women—in a potent combination of journalism, cultural commentary, and memoir.In the 1990s, a “purity industry” emerged out of the white evangelical Christian culture. Purity rings, purity pledges, and purity balls came with a dangerous message: girls are potential sexual “stumbling blocks” for boys and men, and any

Fidel Castro: Biografia a dos voces (Best Seller (Debolsillo)) (Spanish Edition)
By Ignacio Ramonet
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9786074294095, isbn: 6074294097,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Sociólogo, teórico de la cultura, periodista y una de las voces más representativas del movimiento altermundista, Ignacio Ramonet ha logrado desvelar -tras semanas de intensas conversaciones- las claves de la Revolución cubana a través de la biografía humana y política del último «monstruo sagrado» de la política internacional: el polémico Fidel Castro. Testimonio excepcional y análisis histórico, este libro es una auténtica «biografía a dos voces»: la memoria oral del

Marella Agnelli: The Last Swan
By Rizzoli International Publications
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
The exclusive world of one of the twentieth century’s most glamorous and alluring women, as seen through her private homes and gardens. Nicknamed ''The Swan'' by Richard Avedon when he photographed her iconic portrait in 1953, Marella Agnelli is not only one of the great beauties of the last century, but also the most elegant and cultured of that exclusive club. Born the Neapolitan princess Marella Caracciolo di Castagneto, she became Marella Agnelli with her marriage to Gianni Agnelli, the

Los niños de Irena / Irena's Children: The extraordinary Story of the Woman Who Saved 2.500 Children from the Warsaw Ghetto (Spanish Edition)
By Aguilar
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 129 reviews
Tilar J. Mazzeo, autora bestseller de The New York Times, nos presenta una historia inspiradora sobre la extraordinaria y apasionante vida de Irena Sendler, una conmovedora versión femenina de Oskar Schindler.La historia de una mujer que tomó grandes riesgos para salvar a 2 500 niños de la muerte y la deportación en Polonia, durante la ocupación de los nazis en la Segunda Guerra Mundial.En 1942, a una joven trabajadora social, Irena Sendler, se le concedió acceso al gueto de Varsovia como

Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency
By Hanover Square Press
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mpn: 980122796, ean: 9781335424693, isbn: 9781335424693,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
The true story of Abraham Lincoln’s last murder trial, a case in which he had a deep personal involvement—and which played out in the nation’s newspapers as he began his presidential campaignAt the end of the summer of 1859, twenty-two-year-old Peachy Quinn Harrison went on trial for murder in Springfield, Illinois. Abraham Lincoln, who had been involved in more than three thousand cases—including more than twenty-five murder trials—during his two-decades-long career, was hired to

Coffin Corner Boys: One Bomber, Ten Men, and Their Harrowing Escape from Nazi-Occupied France
By Regnery History
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
As a young band of brothers flies over German-occupied France, they come under heavy fire. Their B-17 is shot down and the airmen—stumbling through fields and villages—scatter across Europe. Some struggled to flee for safety. Others were captured immediately and imprisoned. Now, for the first time, their incredible story of grit, survival, and reunion is told. In 1944, George Starks was just a nineteen-year-old kid from Florida when he and his high school buddies enlisted in the US

Small Fry
By Grove Press
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
A frank, smart and captivating memoir by the daughter of Apple founder Steve Jobs.Born on a farm and named in a field by her parents―artist Chrisann Brennan and Steve Jobs―Lisa Brennan-Jobs’s childhood unfolded in a rapidly changing Silicon Valley. When she was young, Lisa’s father was a mythical figure who was rarely present in her life. As she grew older, her father took an interest in her, ushering her into a new world of mansions, vacations, and private schools. His attention was

Paul: A Biography
By HarperOne
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
In this definitive biography, renowned Bible scholar, Anglican bishop, and bestselling author N. T. Wright offers a radical look at the apostle Paul, illuminating the humanity and remarkable achievements of this intellectual who invented Christian theology—transforming a faith and changing the world.For centuries, Paul, the apostle who ''saw the light on the Road to Damascus'' and made a miraculous conversion from zealous Pharisee persecutor to devoted follower of Christ, has been one of the

Encouragement from 90 Minutes in Heaven: Selections from the Life-Changing New York Times Bestseller
By Brand: Revell
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
These encouraging selections from the runaway bestseller 90 Minutes in Heaven is the perfect gift of hope for those struggling to understand a tragedy or recover from the loss of a loved one.Used Book in Good Condition.

Leonardo DiCaprio: The Biography
By imusti
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
While looking at the story of DiCaprio's meteoric rise to fame, this updated edition delves beneath his polished Hollywood image to examine just what makes him tickIt was only the beginning when Leonardo DiCaprio stood astride the bow in Titanic. Leo has rocketed to become one of the highest paid actors in the world, and his position looks set to be secure for some time to come as the release of a new 3D version of Titanic heralds another sensational year for one of Hollywood’s hottest

What Happened
By Simon & Schuster
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
“An engaging, beautifully synthesized page-turner” (Slate). The #1 New York Times bestseller and Time Magazine #1 Nonfiction Book of the Year: Hillary Rodham Clinton’s most personal memoir yet, about the 2016 presidential election.In this “candid and blackly funny” (The New York Times) memoir, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals what she was thinking and feeling during one of the most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections in history. She takes us inside the intense

American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family
By Harper
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 64 reviews
 With rich detail, compelling honesty, and a storyteller’s gift, RFK Jr. describes his life growing up Kennedy in a tumultuous time in history that eerily echoes the issues of nuclear confrontation, religion, race, and inequality that we confront today.In this powerful book that combines the best aspects of memoir and political history, the third child of Attorney General Robert Kennedy and nephew of JFK takes us on an intimate journey through his life, including watershed moments in the

The Best Worst President: What the Right Gets Wrong About Barack Obama
By Dey Street Books
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ean: 9780062443052, isbn: 0062443054,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Political analyst and Democratic campaign veteran Mark Hannah and renowned New Yorker illustrator Bob Staake give Barack Obama the victory lap he deserves in this compendium that takes the president’s critics head-on and celebrates the president’s many underappreciated triumphs.Barack Obama’s election in 2008 was a watershed moment in American history that inspired supporters on the Left—and fired up enemies on the Right. Elected in the midst of multiple crises—a Wall Street meltdown

About Face: The Odyssey of an American Warrior
By Touchstone
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Called “everything a twentieth century war memoir could possibly be” by The New York Times, this national bestseller by Colonel David H. Hackworth presents a vivid and powerful portrait of a life of patriotism.From age fifteen to forty David Hackworth devoted himself to the US Army and fast became a living legend. In 1971, however, he appeared on television to decry the doomed war effort in Vietnam. With About Face, he has written what many Vietnam veterans have called the most important

The Best Seat in the House: Short Stories and Vignettes
By Xlibris
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews

Educated: A Memoir (Random House Large Print)
By Random House Large Print
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An unforgettable memoir about a young girl who, kept out of school, leaves her survivalist family and goes on to earn a PhD from Cambridge UniversityBook Club Pick for Now Read This, from PBS NewsHour and The New York Times “A coming-of-age memoir reminiscent of The Glass Castle.”—O: The Oprah Magazine “Tara Westover is living proof that some people are flat-out, boots-always-laced-up indomitable.”—USA Today “The extremity of Westover’s

52 McGs.: The Best Obituaries from Legendary New York Times Reporter Robert McG. Thomas
By Scribner
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ean: 9780743215626, isbn: 0743215621,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
Among his devoted fans, his pieces were known simply as McGs. With a ''genius for illuminating that sometimes ephemeral apogee in people's lives when they prove capable of generating a brightly burning spark'' ''(Columbia Journalism Review), '' Robert McG. Thomas Jr. commemorated fascinating, unconventional lives with signature style and wit.''The New York Times'' received countless letters over the years from readers moved to tears or laughter by a McG. Eschewing traditionally famous subjects,

Obama: 101 Best Covers: A New Illustrated Biography Of The Election Of America’s 44th President (Paperback) (2)
By White Labels Books
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ean: 9780956939487, isbn: 0956939481,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Dramatic and startling - The GuardianWitness Barack Obama as you've never seen him before - as feminist, communist, fashion model, Jew, Muslim terrorist, Messiah, Superman, George Washington, President Roosevelt, Julius Caesar and Hindu deity Lord Shiva.Obama: 101 Best Covers shows America's ex-president in all these guises and more, on the front pages of the world's leading print publications.NEW BARACK PHOTO BIOGRAPHYDuring his two terms in the White House, former US President Barack Obama

Loulou de la Falaise
By imusti
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mpn: 40623825, ean: 9780847843299, isbn: 0847843297,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
Loulou de la Falaise is the first monograph to celebrate the life and work of the style icon and muse to Yves Saint Laurent who became the embodiment of French chic. Renowned for her bohemian chic, daring style as well as for her lightness, nonchalance, and humor, Loulou de la Falaise was not only an influential fashion icon but also a breath of fresh air to the world of Parisian haute couture. The Anglo-French beauty assisted the designer Halston and modeled briefly for Diana Vreeland’s

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