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Book Cover: The Gambler: How Penniless Dropout Kirk Kerkorian Became the Greatest Deal Maker in Capitalist History

The Gambler: How Penniless Dropout Kirk Kerkorian Became the Greatest Deal Maker in Capitalist History

Author: WILLIAM REMPEL

ISBN: 9780062456779

The rags-to-riches story of one of America's wealthiest and least-known financial giants, self-made billionaire Kirk Kerkorian - the daring aviator, movie mogul, risk-taker, and business tycoon who transformed Las Vegas and Hollywood to become one of the leading financiers in American business.Kerkorian combined the courage of a World War II...

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Book Cover: A Death in Live Oak: A Jack Swyteck Novel

A Death in Live Oak: A Jack Swyteck Novel

Author: James Grippando

ISBN: 9780062657800

James Grippando delivers his most explosive and riveting suspense novel yet: a powerful and timely story of race, politics, injustice, and murder as shocking and incendiary as today's headlines, in which Jack Swyteck defends a white college student charged with a heinous racial crime - the first lynching in Florida...

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Book Cover: Together We Rise: Behind the Scenes at the Protest Heard Around the World

Together We Rise: Behind the Scenes at the Protest Heard Around the World

Author: CONDE NAST & THE WOMEN'S MARCH.

ISBN: 9780062843432

WITH ESSAYS BY: ROWAN BLANCHARD * SENATOR TAMMY DUCKWORTH * AMERICA FERRARA * ROXANE GAY * ILANA GLAZER * ASHLEY JUDD * VALARIE KAUR * CINDI LEIVE * DAVID REMNICK * JILL SOLOWAY * YARA SHAHIDI * JIA TOLENTINO * CONGRESSWOMAN MAXINE WATERS * ELAINE WELTEROTH * JOSE ANTONIO VARGAS...

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Book Cover: The Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow's World

The Wizard and the Prophet: Two Remarkable Scientists and Their Dueling Visions to Shape Tomorrow's World

Author: CHARLES C MANN

ISBN: 9780307961693

From the best-selling, award-winning author of 1491 and 1493--an incisive portrait of the two little-known twentieth-century scientists, Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, whose diametrically opposed views shaped our ideas about the environment, laying the groundwork for how people in the twenty-first century will choose to live in tomorrow's world. In...

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Book Cover: Night Moves: An Alex Delaware Novel

Night Moves: An Alex Delaware Novel

Author: JONATHAN KELLERMAN

ISBN: 9780345541468

The new book in the #1 bestselling suspense series starring psychologist Alex Delaware and Detective Milo Sturgis.An affluent family returns home from Sunday dinner only to find the murdered and brutalized corpse of a total stranger in their house. This baffling, twisted tale tests Alex and Milo to their intellectual...

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Book Cover: The Girls in the Picture: A Novel

The Girls in the Picture: A Novel

Author: Melanie Benjamin

ISBN: 9781101886809

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue and The Aviator's Wife, a fascinating novel of the friendship and creative partnership between two of Hollywood's earliest female legends - screenwriter Frances Marion and superstar Mary Pickford It is 1914, and twenty-five-year-old Frances Marion has left...

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Book Cover: The Throne of Caesar: A Mystery of Ancient Rome

The Throne of Caesar: A Mystery of Ancient Rome

Author: Steven Saylor

ISBN: 9781250087126

In The Throne of Caesar, award-winning mystery author Steven Saylor turns to the most famous murder in history: It's Rome, 44 AD, and the Ides of March are approaching.Julius Caesar has been appointed dictator for life by the Roman Senate. Having pardoned his remaining enemies and rewarded his friends, Caesar...

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Book Cover: Healthyish: A Cookbook with Seriously Satisfying, Truly Simple, Good-For-You

Healthyish: A Cookbook with Seriously Satisfying, Truly Simple, Good-For-You

Author: LINDSAY HUNT

ISBN: 9781419726569

Healthyish is recipe developer Lindsay Maitland Hunt's totally doable, delicious, and dead-simple cookbook, helping us to eat how we all want to eat - healthy, but with an occasional bit of decadence. Lindsay Maitland Hunt is an expert recipe developer who has created recipes for everyone from college students to...

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Book Cover: Death of an Honest Man

Death of an Honest Man

Author: M. C. Beaton

ISBN: 9781455558315

Sergeant Hamish Macbeth--Scotland's most quick-witted but unambitious policeman--returns in M.C. Beaton's new mystery in her New York Times bestselling series.DEATH OF AN HONEST MANNobody loves an honest man, or that was what police sergeant Hamish Macbeth tried to tell newcomer Paul English. Paul had moved to a house in Cnothan...

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Book Cover: The Masterpiece

The Masterpiece

Author: Francine Rivers

ISBN: 9781496407900

New York Times bestselling author Francine Rivers returns to her romance roots with this unexpected and redemptive love story, a probing tale that reminds us that mercy can shape even the most broken among us into an imperfect yet stunning masterpiece.A successful LA artist, Roman Velasco appears to have everything...

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Book Cover: One Last Breath

One Last Breath

Author: LISA JACKSON

ISBN: 9781496707864

You may now kill the bride . . . Every family has its secrets Rory Abernathy's wedding to Liam Bastian turned into a bloodbath. She fled after stabbing a masked intruder, just before a gunman opened fire on the wedding party. Five years on, Rory still has no idea who...

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