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Product Description: “Julia Alvarez has suitcases full of history (public and private), trunks full of insights into what it means to be a Latina in the United States, bags full of literary wisdom.” —Los Angeles Times From the internationally acclaimed author of the bestselling novels In the Time of the Butterflies and How the García Girls Lost Their Accents comes a rich and revealing work of nonfiction capturing the life and mind of an artist as she knits together the dual themes of coming to America and becoming a writer...read more

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9781616205584 | Reprint edition (Algonquin Books, October 28, 2014), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: “Julia Alvarez has suitcases full of history (public and private), trunks full of insights into what it means to be a Latina in the United States, bags full of literary wisdom.

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9781416595564 | 1 edition (Simon & Schuster, March 23, 2010), cover price $26.00

Miscellaneous:

9781439102558 | Simon & Schuster, December 31, 2030, cover price $26.00

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By Sam Taylor (trans)

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9781250099136 | St Martins Pr, April 18, 2017, cover price $27.99

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Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy was the incandescent life-force of the fabled Kennedy family, her father’s acknowledged “favorite of all the children” and her brother Jack’s “psychological twin.” She was the Kennedy of Kennedys, sure of her privilege, magnetically charming and somehow not quite like anyone else on whatever stage she happened to grace.The daughter of the American ambassador to the Court of St. James’s, Kick swept into Britain’s aristocracy like a fresh wind on a sweltering summer day. In a decaying world where everything was based on stultifying sameness and similarity, she was gloriously, exhilaratingly different. Kick was the girl whom all the boys fell in love with, the girl who remained painfully out of reach for most of them.To Kick, everything about this life was fun and amusing--until suddenly it was not. For this is also a story of how a girl like Kick, a girl who had everything, a girl who seemed made for happiness, confronted crushing sadness. Willing to pay the price for choosing the love she wanted, she would have to face the consequences of forsaking much that was dear to her.Bestselling and award-winning biographer Barbara Leaming draws on her unique access to firsthand accounts, extensive conversations with many of the key players, and previously-unseen sources to transport us to another world, one of immense wealth, arcane rituals and rules, glamour and tragedy, that has now disappeared forever. It was a world of dukes and duchesses, of grand houses, of country house weekends, and of wild rich boys. But it was also a world of blood and war, and of immeasurable loss. It was a time of complete upheaval, as reflected in the life of this most unlikely and unforgettable central character. Kick Kennedy reveals her story, that of a young girl learning about love, sex, and death--and doing it all at warp speed as the world races toward war and then reels in the war’s chaotic aftermath. This is the coming-of-age story of the female star of the Kennedy family, and ultimately a tragic, romantic story that will break your heart.

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9781250071316 | Thomas Dunne Books, April 12, 2016, cover price $27.99

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9781250115935 | Reprint edition (Thomas Dunne Books, April 11, 2017), cover price $16.99

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9781427281265 | Macmillan Audio, April 12, 2016, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy was the incandescent life-force of the fabled Kennedy family, her father’s acknowledged “favorite of all the children” and her brother Jack’s “psychological twin.

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Product Description: The startling coming-of-age story of famed anthropologist Margaret Mead whose radical ideas challenged the social and sexual norms of her time. The story begins in 1923, when twenty-two year old Margaret Mead is living in New York City, engaged to her childhood sweetheart and on the verge of graduating from college...read more

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9781250055729 | Thomas Dunne Books, April 11, 2017, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: The startling coming-of-age story of famed anthropologist Margaret Mead whose radical ideas challenged the social and sexual norms of her time.

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Product Description: “We won’t reach equality in the workplace without equality in the home. Drop the Ball shows how our relationships and our lives are richer when we lean in together.” ― Sheryl Sandberg, COO, FacebookThis program is read by the author...read more

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9781427282552 | Unabridged edition (Macmillan Audio, February 14, 2017), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: “We won’t reach equality in the workplace without equality in the home.

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Product Description: From a Pulitzer Prize–winning author, a brilliantly rendered life of one of our most admired American poets Since her death in 1979, Elizabeth Bishop, who published only one hundred poems in her lifetime, has become one of America’s best-loved poets...read more

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9780544617308 | Houghton Mifflin, February 7, 2017, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: From a Pulitzer Prize–winning author, a brilliantly rendered life of one of our most admired American poets Since her death in 1979, Elizabeth Bishop, who published only one hundred poems in her lifetime, has become one of America’s best-loved poets.

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Product Description: A  beautifully written and heartfelt memoir by a young woman from Dallas, Texas, exploring the Evangelical Christianity of her childhood and its meaning to her in the present through the classic daily devotional My Utmost for His Highest...read more

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9780307957986 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, February 7, 2017, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: A  beautifully written and heartfelt memoir by a young woman from Dallas, Texas, exploring the Evangelical Christianity of her childhood and its meaning to her in the present through the classic daily devotional My Utmost for His Highest.

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9781556527968 | Chicago Review Pr, June 1, 2010, cover price $24.95

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9781613736562, titled "Curveball: The Remarkable Story of Toni Stone, the First Woman to Play Professional Baseball in the Negro League" | Reprint edition (Chicago Review Pr, February 1, 2017), cover price $15.99

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9781569766705 | Lawrence Hill Books, June 1, 2010, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: Catherine Hewitt's The Mistress of Paris is a fantastically readable biography of a nineteenth-century Parisian courtesan who harbored an incredible secret.“A gorgeous, smart, ambitious, hard-working, steely autodidact and businesswoman whose product was herself, Valtesse would be totally at home in our self-branding society...read more

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9781250120663 | Thomas Dunne Books, January 24, 2017, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Catherine Hewitt's The Mistress of Paris is a fantastically readable biography of a nineteenth-century Parisian courtesan who harbored an incredible secret.

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Product Description: ONE OF PEOPLE MAGAZINE’S BEST NEW BOOKS“A searing and intimate memoir about love turned deadly.” —The BBC“An intimate illumination of sisterhood and loss.” —PeopleWhen Sheila Kohler was thirty-seven, she received the heart-stopping news that her sister Maxine, only two years older, was killed when her husband drove them off a deserted road in Johannesburg...read more

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9780143129295 | Penguin USA, January 17, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: ONE OF PEOPLE MAGAZINE’S BEST NEW BOOKS“A searing and intimate memoir about love turned deadly.

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Traces the pivotal achievements of the elite female science recruits at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where in the mid-20th century they transformed rocket design and enabled the creations of the first American satellites. (technology).

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9781410491374 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, August 10, 2016), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: Traces the pivotal achievements of the elite female science recruits at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, where in the mid-20th century they transformed rocket design and enabled the creations of the first American satellites.
9780316338929 | Little Brown & Co, April 5, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The riveting true story of the women who launched America into space.

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9780316338905 | Back Bay Books, January 17, 2017, cover price $16.99

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An account of the author's coming-of-age in a polygamist Mormon cult describes her childhood on a farm in rural Mexico as one of her father's more than forty welfare-dependent children and her escape in the aftermath of a devastating tragedy.

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9781410488541 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, April 6, 2016), cover price $30.99 | About this edition: An account of the author's coming-of-age in a polygamist Mormon cult describes her childhood on a farm in rural Mexico as one of her father's more than forty welfare-dependent children and her escape in the aftermath of a devastating tragedy.
9781250077691 | Flatiron Books, January 5, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: A riveting, deeply affecting true story of one girl’s coming-of-age in a polygamist family.

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9781250077707 | Flatiron Books, January 17, 2017, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: Known as "the queen of the platform," Ernestine Rose was more famous than her women's rights co-workers, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. By the 1850s, Rose had become an outstanding orator for feminism, free thought, and anti-slavery...read more

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9780199756247 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 2, 2017, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Known as "the queen of the platform," Ernestine Rose was more famous than her women's rights co-workers, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B.

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Product Description: In An American Princess, Laurie Dennett relates the remarkable story of a New England woman whose wealth, intelligence, and charm took her to the heart of aristocratic and intellectual Europe. Marguerite Chapin (1880?1963) was the product of two cultures: her father?s enterprising American one and her mother?s French heritage, which enabled her to move to Paris when she inherited a fortune at age twenty-one...read more

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9780773548183, titled "An American Princess: The Remarkable Life of Marguerite Chapin Caetani" | McGill Queens Univ Pr, January 1, 2017, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: In An American Princess, Laurie Dennett relates the remarkable story of a New England woman whose wealth, intelligence, and charm took her to the heart of aristocratic and intellectual Europe.

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Product Description: Maryse Condé is one of the best-known and most beloved French Caribbean literary voices. The author of more than twenty novels, she was shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize in 2015 and has long been recognized as a giant of black feminist literature...read more
By Richard Philcox (trans)

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9780857423764 | Seagull Books, December 15, 2016, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: Maryse Condé is one of the best-known and most beloved French Caribbean literary voices.

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Product Description: In June 1983 Margaret Thatcher won the biggest increase in a government’s parliamentary majority in British electoral history and proceeded to transform relations with Europe, prioritize British industry, and reinvigorate the economy...read more

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9780307958969 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 5, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In June 1983 Margaret Thatcher won the biggest increase in a government’s parliamentary majority in British electoral history.

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9781101873847 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: In June 1983 Margaret Thatcher won the biggest increase in a government’s parliamentary majority in British electoral history and proceeded to transform relations with Europe, prioritize British industry, and reinvigorate the economy.

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Product Description: "Lucid and wrenching...Forward puts [Wambach's] achievement in context with painful and beautiful candor." —NPR"Forward is the powerful story of an athlete who has inspired girls all over the world to believe in themselves."  —Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO, New York Times Bestselling author of Lean In “This is the best memoir I’ve read by an athlete since Andre Agassi’s Open...read more

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9780062561848 | Unabridged edition (Harperaudio, December 6, 2016), cover price $39.99 | About this edition: "Lucid and wrenching.

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Product Description: Was What’s My Line TV Star, media icon, and crack investigative reporter and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen murdered for writing a tell-all book about the JFK assassination? If so, is the main suspect in her death still at large?    These questions and more are answered in former CNN, ESPN, and USA Today legal analyst Mark Shaw’s 25th book, The Reporter Who Knew Too Much...read more

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9781682610978 | Post Hill Pr, December 6, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Was What’s My Line TV Star, media icon, and crack investigative reporter and journalist Dorothy Kilgallen murdered for writing a tell-all book about the JFK assassination?

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Product Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Lucid and wrenching...Forward puts [Wambach's] achievement in context with painful and beautiful candor." —NPR"Forward is the powerful story of an athlete who has inspired girls all over the world to believe in themselves...read more

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9780062466983 | Dey Street Books, December 6, 2016, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Lucid and wrenching.

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