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Book Cover: The Last Pirate of New York: A Ghost Ship, a Killer, and the Birth of a Gangster Nation

The Last Pirate of New York: A Ghost Ship, a Killer, and the Birth of a Gangster Nation

Author: Rich Cohen

ISBN: 9780399589928

Was he New York City's last pirate . . . or its first gangster? This is the true story of the bloodthirsty underworld legend who conquered Manhattan, port by port - for fans of Gangs of New York and Boardwalk Empire.Handsome and charismatic, Albert Hicks had long been known in...

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Book Cover: The Sixth Man: A Memoir

The Sixth Man: A Memoir

Author: Andre Iguodala

ISBN: 9780525533986

The standout memoir from NBA powerhouse Andre Iguodala, the indomitable sixth man of the champion Golden State Warriors.Andre Iguodala is one of the most admired players in the NBA. And fresh off the Warriors' third NBA championship in the last four years, his game has never been stronger. Off the...

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Book Cover: Son of a Southern Chef: Cook with Soul

Son of a Southern Chef: Cook with Soul

Author: Lazarus Lynch

ISBN: 9780525534174

A wildly inventive soul food bible from a two-time Chopped winner and the host of Snapchat's first-ever cooking show.Thousands of fans know Lazarus Lynch for his bold artistic sensibility, exciting take on soul food, and knockout fashion sense. Laz has always had Southern and Caribbean food on his mind and...

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Book Cover: Places and Names: On War, Revolution, and Returning

Places and Names: On War, Revolution, and Returning

Author: Elliot Ackerman

ISBN: 9780525559962

From a decorated Marine war veteran and National Book Award Finalist, an astonishing reckoning with the nature of combat and the human cost of the wars in Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria."War hath determined us ..." - John Milton, Paradise LostToward the beginning of Places and Names, Elliot Ackerman sits in...

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Book Cover: Love Thy Neighbor: A Muslim Doctor's Struggle for Home in Rural America

Love Thy Neighbor: A Muslim Doctor's Struggle for Home in Rural America

Author: Ayaz Virji M.D.

ISBN: 9780525577201

A powerful true story about a Muslim doctor's service to a small town and the hope of overcoming our country's climate of hostility and fear.In 2013, Ayaz Virji left a comfortable job at an East Coast hospital and moved to a town of 1,400 in Minnesota, feeling called to address...

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Book Cover: The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future

The Ice at the End of the World: An Epic Journey into Greenland's Buried Past and Our Perilous Future

Author: Jon Gertner

ISBN: 9780812996623

A riveting, urgent account of the explorers and scientists racing to understand the rapidly melting ice sheet in Greenland, a dramatic harbinger of climate change Greenland: a remote, mysterious island five times the size of California but with a population of just 56,000. The ice sheet that covers it is...

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Book Cover: Someday Is Not a Day in the Week: 10 Hacks to Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life

Someday Is Not a Day in the Week: 10 Hacks to Make the Rest of Your Life the Best of Your Life

Author: Sam Horn

ISBN: 9781250201225

Full of inspirational insights and advice, lifehacks, and real-world examples, Someday is Not a Day in the Week is CEO Sam Horn's motivational guide to help readers get what they want in life today rather than "someday."Are you:* Working, working, working?* Busy taking care of everyone but yourself?* Wondering what...

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Book Cover: Kingdom of Lies: Unnerving Adventures in the World of Cybercrime

Kingdom of Lies: Unnerving Adventures in the World of Cybercrime

Author: Kate Fazzini

ISBN: 9781250201348

"Kingdom of Lies is a brilliant and bold debut, as full of suspense as the best crime thrillers." -- Linda Fairstein, New York Times bestselling author of Blood Oath In the tradition of Michael Lewis and Tom Wolfe, a fascinating and frightening behind-the-scenes look at the interconnected cultures of hackers...

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Book Cover: Writing Without Rules: How to Write & Sell a Novel Without Guidelines, Experts, or (Occasionally)  Pants

Writing Without Rules: How to Write & Sell a Novel Without Guidelines, Experts, or (Occasionally) Pants

Author: Jeff Somers

ISBN: 9781440352928

Stop What You're Doing and Write! Yes, You; Write! Most writing guides imply--or outright state--that there's a fixed, specific formula or list of rules you must follow to achieve writing and publishing success. And all of them are phonies. Well, not completely. There are real, applicable techniques and strategies in...

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Book Cover: Leaders Who Changed History

Leaders Who Changed History

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

ISBN: 9781465480330

Explore the lives of more than 85 of the world's most transformational and influential leaders in politics, business, religion, humanitarianism, and the military with this innovative and boldly graphic book.Comprehensive in its scope and depth, and fully illustrated, Leaders Who Changed History profiles leaders from inspirational to insidious, those who...

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Book Cover: Best Hikes Detroit and Ann Arbor: The Greatest Views, Wildlife, and Forest Strolls

Best Hikes Detroit and Ann Arbor: The Greatest Views, Wildlife, and Forest Strolls

Author: Matt Forster

ISBN: 9781493038404

Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike? In Best Hikes Detroit and Ann Arbor veteran hiker Matt Forster offers the absolute best hikes in the greater Detroit area. Each featured trail is perfect for the urban and suburbanite hard-pressed to find outdoor...

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Book Cover: Definitely Hispanic: Growing Up Latino and Celebrating What Unites Us

Definitely Hispanic: Growing Up Latino and Celebrating What Unites Us

Author: LeJuan James

ISBN: 9781501194207

Perfect for fans of Fresh Off the Boat's situational humor and Jane the Virgin's celebration of Latinidad, Definitely Hispanic is a collection of introspective memoiristic essays by social media influencer and viral phenomenon LeJuan James about growing up Hispanic in the US.LeJuan James loves being Hispanic. But growing up in...

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Book Cover: Alone at Dawn: Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman and the Untold Story of the World's Deadliest Special Operations Force

Alone at Dawn: Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman and the Untold Story of the World's Deadliest Special Operations Force

Author: Dan Schilling

ISBN: 9781538729656

The astonishing true account of John Chapman, Medal of Honor recipient and Special Ops Combat Controller, and his heroic one-man stand during the Afghan War, as he sacrificed his life to save the lives of 23 comrades-in-arms.In the predawn hours of March 4, 2002, just below the 10,000-foot peak of...

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Book Cover: Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World

Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World

Author: Joseph Menn

ISBN: 9781541762381

The shocking untold story of the elite secret society of hackers fighting to protect our privacy, our freedom -- even democracy itselfCult of the Dead Cow is the tale of the oldest, most respected, and most famous American hacking group of all time. Though until now it has remained mostly...

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Book Cover: National Wildlife Federation: Attracting Birds, Butterflies & Other Wildlife to Your Backyard, 2nd Edition

National Wildlife Federation: Attracting Birds, Butterflies & Other Wildlife to Your Backyard, 2nd Edition

Author: David Mizejewski

ISBN: 9781580118187

Make your backyard more bird-friendly by providing natural habitats for a wide variety of wildlife!From the National Wildlife Federation, the largest U.S. nonprofit conservation organization, with 6 million members and 51 state and territorial affiliated organizationsMore than a dozen step-by-step projects from the National Wildlife Federation make getting your family...

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Book Cover: Beginner's Guide to DIY & Home Repair: Essential DIY Techniques for the First Timer

Beginner's Guide to DIY & Home Repair: Essential DIY Techniques for the First Timer

Author: Jo Behari

ISBN: 9781580118286

Start doing your own household repairs and simple renovations without the expense of calling in a professional!Complete beginner's reference guide to household repairs and simple renovationsLearn basic DIY skills and get expert guidance to get the job doneSimple presentation for the DIY novice, young renters, and first-time homeownersAuthors Jo Behari...

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Book Cover: The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2020: Billions of Dollars in Scholarships, Grants and Prizes

The Ultimate Scholarship Book 2020: Billions of Dollars in Scholarships, Grants and Prizes

Author: Gen Tanabe

ISBN: 9781617601477

Information on 1.5 million scholarships, grants, and prizes is easily accessible in this revised directory with more than 300 new listings that feature awards indexed by career goal, major, academics, public service, talent, athletics, religion, ethnicity, and more. Each entry contains all the necessary information for students and parents to...

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Book Cover: Taste of Home What Can I Cook in My Instant Pot, Air Fryer, Waffle Iron...?: Get Geared Up, Great Cooking Starts Here

Taste of Home What Can I Cook in My Instant Pot, Air Fryer, Waffle Iron...?: Get Geared Up, Great Cooking Starts Here

Author: Taste of Home

ISBN: 9781617657887

Make the most of your kitchen tools today. With Taste of Home What Can I Cook in My Instant Pot, Air Fryer, Waffle Iron ... ? on hand, the ideal dinner is always at your fingertips. It's time to cook what you want - how you want! It's easy with...

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Book Cover: Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life

Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life

Author: Louise Aronson

ISBN: 9781620405468

As revelatory as Atul Gawande's Being Mortal, physician and award-winning author Louise Aronson's Elderhood is an essential, empathetic look at a vital but little respected stage of life. For more than 5,000 years, "old" has been defined as beginning between the ages of 60 and 70. That means most people...

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Book Cover: Healthy Meal Prep Instant Pot® Cookbook: No-Fuss Recipes for Nutritious, Ready-to-Go Meals

Healthy Meal Prep Instant Pot® Cookbook: No-Fuss Recipes for Nutritious, Ready-to-Go Meals

Author: Carrie Forrest

ISBN: 9781641524254

Healthy, ready-to-go meals -- Instant Pot® fastHealthy eating is suddenly fast and simple with The Healthy Meal Prep Instant Pot Cookbook. Combining the speed and ease of Instant Pot® cooking with meal prep hacks, this Instant Pot cookbook will have you fixing great food that's good for you in no...

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Book Cover: Amazing Train Journeys

Amazing Train Journeys

Author: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 9781787014305

Experience 60 of the world's greatest and most unforgettable train journeys, from classic long-distance trips like Western Canada's Rocky Mountaineer and Darwin to Adelaide's The Ghan, to little-known gems on regular commuting lines. We've always had a soft spot for trains. We know the moment a train pulls out of...

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Book Cover: The Last Leonardo: The Secret Life of the World's Most Expensive Painting

The Last Leonardo: The Secret Life of the World's Most Expensive Painting

Author: Ben Lewis

ISBN: 9781984819253

An epic quest exposes hidden truths about Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi, the recently discovered masterpiece that sold for $450 million - and might not be the real thing.For two centuries, art dealers and historians searched in vain for the Holy Grail of art history: a portrait of Christ as...

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