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Product Description: A riveting, panoramic look at “homegrown” Islamist terrorism from 9/11 to the present   Since 9/11, more than three hundred Americans—born and raised in Minnesota, Alabama, New Jersey, and elsewhere—have been indicted or convicted of terrorism charges...read more

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9780804139540 | Crown Pub, February 2, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: A riveting, panoramic look at “homegrown” Islamist terrorism from 9/11 to the present   Since 9/11, more than three hundred Americans—born and raised in Minnesota, Alabama, New Jersey, and elsewhere—have been indicted or convicted of terrorism charges.

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9780804139564 | Broadway Books, February 7, 2017, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A riveting, panoramic look at “homegrown” Islamist terrorism from 9/11 to the present   Since 9/11, more than three hundred Americans—born and raised in Minnesota, Alabama, New Jersey, and elsewhere—have been indicted or convicted of terrorism charges.

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9780553399189 | Unabridged edition (Random House, February 2, 2016), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A riveting, panoramic look at “homegrown” Islamist terrorism from 9/11 to the present   Since 9/11, more than three hundred Americans—born and raised in Minnesota, Alabama, New Jersey, and elsewhere—have been indicted or convicted of terrorism charges.

Product Description: The deeply reported story of two supremely ambitious figures, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton archrivals who became partners for a time, trailblazers who share a common sense of their historic destiny but hold very different beliefs about how to project American power In Alter Egos, veteran New York Times White House correspondent Mark Landler takes us inside the fraught and fascinating relationship between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton a relationship that has framed the nation s great debates over war and peace for the past eight years...read more

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9780812998856 | Random House Inc, April 26, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The deeply reported story of two supremely ambitious figures, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton—archrivals who became partners for a time, trailblazers who share a common sense of their historic destiny but hold very different beliefs about how to project American power In Alter Egos, veteran New York Times White House correspondent Mark Landler takes us inside the fraught and fascinating relationship between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton—a relationship that has framed the nation’s great debates over war and peace for the past eight years.

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9780812988178 | Random House Inc, February 7, 2017, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: The deeply reported story of two supremely ambitious figures, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton archrivals who became partners for a time, trailblazers who share a common sense of their historic destiny but hold very different beliefs about how to project American power In Alter Egos, veteran New York Times White House correspondent Mark Landler takes us inside the fraught and fascinating relationship between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton a relationship that has framed the nation s great debates over war and peace for the past eight years.

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Product Description: Ned Sublette traces an arc of his own experience, from the white supremacy of segregated 1950s Louisiana through the funky year of 2004–2005. By turns irreverent, joyous, darkly comic, passionate, and polemical, he juxtaposes the city’s crowded calendar of parties, festivals, and parades with the murderousness of its poverty and its legacy of racism...read more

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9781556528248 | 1 edition (Chicago Review Pr, September 1, 2009), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: With a style the Los Angeles Times calls as “vivid and fast-moving as the music he loves,” Ned Sublette’s powerful new book drives the reader through the potholed, sinking streets of the United States’s least-typical city.

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9781613736746 | Reprint edition (Chicago Review Pr, February 1, 2017), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Ned Sublette traces an arc of his own experience, from the white supremacy of segregated 1950s Louisiana through the funky year of 2004–2005.

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9781569763216 | Lawrence Hill Books, September 1, 2009, cover price $22.95

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Product Description: In recent years, politicians led by President Obama and prominent senators and governors have teamed with extremists on campus to portray our nation’s campuses as awash in a violent crime wave—and to suggest (preposterously) that university leaders, professors, and students are indifferent to female sexual assault victims in their midst...read more

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9781594038853 | Encounter Books, January 24, 2017, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: In recent years, politicians led by President Obama and prominent senators and governors have teamed with extremists on campus to portray our nation’s campuses as awash in a violent crime wave—and to suggest (preposterously) that university leaders, professors, and students are indifferent to female sexual assault victims in their midst.

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Product Description: "If Hidden Figures has you itching to learn more about the women who worked in the space program, pick up Nathalia Holt's lively, immensely readable history, Rise of the Rocket Girls." --Entertainment WeeklyThe riveting true story of the women who launched America into space...read more

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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: "If Hidden Figures has you itching to learn more about the women who worked in the space program, pick up Nathalia Holt's lively, immensely readable history, Rise of the Rocket Girls.

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9780316338905 | Back Bay Books, January 17, 2017, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: "If Hidden Figures has you itching to learn more about the women who worked in the space program, pick up Nathalia Holt's lively, immensely readable history, Rise of the Rocket Girls.

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Product Description: “An in-depth and compelling account of diverse Americans living off the grid.” —Los Angeles TimesThe radical search for the simple life in today’s America. On a frigid April night, a classically trained opera singer, five months pregnant, and her husband, a former marine biologist, disembark an Amtrak train in La Plata, Missouri, assemble two bikes, and pedal off into the night, bound for a homestead they've purchased, sight unseen...read more

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9781594631580 | Riverhead Books, January 10, 2017, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: “An in-depth and compelling account of diverse Americans living off the grid.

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Product Description: A powerful polemic on the state of black America that savages the idea of a post-racial society. America’s great promise of equality has always rung hollow in the ears of African Americans. But today the situation has grown even more dire...read more

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9780804137416 | Crown Pub, January 12, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A powerful polemic on the state of black America that savages the idea of a post-racial society.

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9780804137430 | Reprint edition (Broadway Books, January 10, 2017), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A powerful polemic on the state of black America that savages the idea of a post-racial society.

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Product Description: Essays debunking the notion that contemporary America is a colorblind society.
By Yuya Kiuchi (editor)

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9781438462738 | State Univ of New York Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Essays debunking the notion that contemporary America is a colorblind society.

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Product Description: "The more who learn the truth the better off the country will be, because there is no better safeguard against the revival of torture than a well-informed public." --Jane Mayer, from the IntroductionOn December 9, 2014, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released a report that strongly condemned the CIA for its secret and brutal use of torture in the treatment of prisoners captured in the "war on terror" during the George W...read more
By Scott Horton (other contributor)

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9781568585758 | Nation Books, March 28, 2017, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: "The more who learn the truth the better off the country will be, because there is no better safeguard against the revival of torture than a well-informed public.

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Product Description: Ready for Adventure? The Adventure Bible® for Early Readers takes you on a fun, exciting journey through God’s Word. Along the way you’ll meet all types of people, see all sorts of places, and learn all kinds of things about the Bible...read more
By Lawrence O. Richards (contributor)

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9780310727422 | Zondervan, June 24, 2014, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Ready for Adventure?

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9780310727439 | Zondervan, June 24, 2014, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Do you want to take your kids on an adventure through the Bible?

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Product Description: LA Times winner for The Christopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical ProseA New York Times bestsellerA New York Times Editors' Choice A Featured Title in The New York Times Book Review's "Paperback Row"A Bustle "17 Books About Race Every White Person Should Read""Essential reading...read more

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9780316312479 | Little Brown & Co, November 15, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: LA Times winner for The Christopher Isherwood Prize for Autobiographical ProseA New York Times bestsellerA New York Times Editors' Choice A Featured Title in The New York Times Book Review's "Paperback Row"A Bustle "17 Books About Race Every White Person Should Read""Essential reading.

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Product Description: This engaging book uses buildings and structures as a lens through which to explore various strands of U.S. social history, revealing the connections between architecture and the cultural, economic, and political events before and during these American landmarks' construction...read more

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9781440839924 | Greenwood Pub Group, January 31, 2017, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This engaging book uses buildings and structures as a lens through which to explore various strands of U.

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Product Description: In an age fraught with terrorism, United States Secret Service canine teams risk their lives to safeguard the president, vice president, their families, visiting heads of state, and a host of others. Unprecedented access to these heroic dog teams has allowed a fascinating first-time-ever look at a very special breed of heroes...read more

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9781101984734 | E P Dutton, October 25, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: In an age fraught with terrorism, United States Secret Service canine teams risk their lives to safeguard the president, vice president, their families, visiting heads of state, and a host of others.

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Product Description: “An incisive look at immigration, assimilation, and national identity” (Kirkus Reviews) and the landmark immigration law that transformed the face of the nation more than fifty years ago, as told through the stories of immigrant families in one suburban county in Virginia...read more

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9781476743851 | Simon & Schuster, September 15, 2015, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The dramatic and compelling story of the transformation of America during the last fifty years, told through a handful of families in one suburban county in Virginia that has been utterly changed by recent immigration.
9780444997807, titled "Similitude and Modelling" | Elsevier Science Ltd, December 1, 1979, cover price $116.75 | also contains Similitude and Modelling

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9781476743868 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, October 25, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: “An incisive look at immigration, assimilation, and national identity” (Kirkus Reviews) and the landmark immigration law that transformed the face of the nation more than fifty years ago, as told through the stories of immigrant families in one suburban county in Virginia.

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9781494518875 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, November 3, 2015), cover price $42.99 | About this edition: In 1950, Fairfax County, Virginia, was ninety percent white, ten percent African American, with a little more than one hundred families who were "other.

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Product Description: American environmentalism historically has been associated with the interests of white elites. Yet religious leaders in the twenty-first century have helped instill concern about the earth among groups diverse in religion, race, ethnicity, and class...read more

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9780520291164 | Univ of California Pr, October 14, 2016, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: American environmentalism historically has been associated with the interests of white elites.

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9780520291171 | Univ of California Pr, October 14, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: American environmentalism historically has been associated with the interests of white elites.

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Product Description: The United States has been shaped by three sweeping political revolutions: Jefferson’s “revolution of 1800,” the Civil War, and the New Deal. Each of these upheavals concluded with lasting institutional and cultural adjustments that set the stage for a new phase of political and economic development...read more

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9781594036712 | Encounter Books, July 14, 2015, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Shattered Consensus: The Rise and Decline of Americas Postwar Political Order

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9781594038952 | Reprint edition (Encounter Books, October 4, 2016), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: The United States has been shaped by three sweeping political revolutions: Jefferson’s “revolution of 1800,” the Civil War, and the New Deal.

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9781781682784 | Verso Books, October 4, 2016, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: The two great financial crises of the past century are the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Recession, which began in 2008. Both occurred against the backdrop of sharp credit booms, dubious banking practices, and a fragile and unstable global financial system...read more

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9780199392001 | Oxford Univ Pr, January 2, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The two great financial crises of the past century are the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Recession, which began in 2008.

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9780190621070 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The two great financial crises of the past century are the Great Depression of the 1930s and the Great Recession, which began in 2008.

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Product Description: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Includes a new afterword about the Iran nuclear agreement, the 2016 presidential race, and the future of the U.S.-Israel allianceMichael B. Oren’s memoir of his time as Israel’s ambassador to the United States—a period of transformative change for America and a time of violent upheaval throughout the Middle East—provides a frank, fascinating look inside the special relationship between America and its closest ally in the region...read more

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9780812996418 | Random House Inc, June 23, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERMichael B.

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9780812986426 | Random House Inc, September 20, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Includes a new afterword about the Iran nuclear agreement, the 2016 presidential race, and the future of the U.

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Product Description: War Is Not a Game tells the story of this new soldiers’ antiwar movement, showing why it was born, how it quickly grew, where it has struggled, what it accomplished, and how it continues to resonate in the national conversation about our military and our wars...read more

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9780813571133 | Rutgers Univ Pr, November 10, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: On July 23, 2004, five marines, two soldiers, and one airman became the most unlikely of antiwar activists.

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9780813571140 | Reprint edition (Rutgers Univ Pr, September 14, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: War Is Not a Game tells the story of this new soldiers’ antiwar movement, showing why it was born, how it quickly grew, where it has struggled, what it accomplished, and how it continues to resonate in the national conversation about our military and our wars.

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Product Description: It is all but impossible to think of September 11th 2001 and not, at the same time, recall an image. The overwhelmingly visual coverage in the world's media pictured a spectacle of terror, from images of the collapsing towers, to injured victims and fatigued firefighters...read more

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9781472533319 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 21, 2015, cover price $94.00 | About this edition: It is all but impossible to think of September 11th 2001 and not, at the same time, recall an image.

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9781474286213 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 22, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: It is all but impossible to think of September 11th 2001 and not, at the same time, recall an image.

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Product Description: Robert C. O'Brien's collection of essays on U.S. national security and foreign policy, with a forward by Hugh Hewitt, is a wake up call to the American people. The world has become steadily more dangerous under President Obama's "lead from behind" foreign policy...read more

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9781594039034 | Encounter Books, September 6, 2016, cover price $23.99 | About this edition: Robert C.

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Product Description: Inside the world of emergency dispatch, tragedy, boredom, and mind-bending weirdness are constant companions.

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9781681340098 | Minnesota Historical Society Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Inside the world of emergency dispatch, tragedy, boredom, and mind-bending weirdness are constant companions.

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Product Description: Talmage Boston seeks to find out what it was that made our major presidents tick and what caused their historic lives to play out as they did. In Cross-Examining History, Boston interviews presidential insiders including Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists, Emmy Award winners, New York Times best-selling and "Notable Book" authors, scholars of the highest order, and a few newcomers well on their way to gaining national public recognition, all in hopes to provide insights about America's past that can help us better understand our present situation and provide a more informed expectation about our future...read more
By Talmage Boston and Ken Burns (foreword by)

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9781942945208 | Bright Sky Pr, September 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Talmage Boston seeks to find out what it was that made our major presidents tick and what caused their historic lives to play out as they did.

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Product Description: The weeks following the attacks of September 11, 2001, were traumatic for nearly every American, but for some, the answers they received from the media and the government to explain the horrific events was not satisfactory. Accusations of cover-ups, internal plots, and sabotage from within the ranks of the U...read more

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9781634240819 | 2 edition (Trine Day, September 1, 2016), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The weeks following the attacks of September 11, 2001, were traumatic for nearly every American, but for some, the answers they received from the media and the government to explain the horrific events was not satisfactory.
9781936296460, titled "Black 9/11: Money, Motive & Technology" | Trine Day, May 22, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The weeks following the attacks of September 11, 2001, were traumatic for nearly every American, but for some, the answers they received from the media and the government to explain the horrific events was not satisfactory.

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